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Douglas Island news. [volume] (Douglas City, Alaska) 1898-1921, March 29, 1899, Supplement, Image 5

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Angus Aluckay ?>l Tread well Received a Letter
Announcing His Sale Arrival The Trip
In Bach's Farm at Selkirk.
During the mouth of January of t his
year. Mr. Frank Haoh of this city loft
for Dawson. He had a splendid dog
I earn and in all other respects was out
litter! in as good shape as he could pos
sibly wish l'or. Ihit the trip into the
Klondike in the dead of winter is a hard
and dangerous one. His family and
large circle of friends and acquain
tances were much concerned as to his
welfare and it was indeed a happy re
lief when a few weeks ago word eame
out from Dawson announcing Mr.
Hack's safe arrival there.
Mr. Angus Mackay. one of Mr. Hack's
friends, received a letter from him a
few days ago and he kindly consented
to |?ermit us to take a few extracts,
which we give to our readers. Mr. Haeli
"I landed in Dawson on February J',
and had a splendid trip in.
"Dawson is very quiet at present,
(ieneral complaint amongst the busi
ness men. The creeks in general are
turning out good, a good deal of work
going on. Max Fndlemau is in the
swim and will come out with a good
many thousands. Dominion Creek is
being well prospected with very good
results. Hunker Creek is also looking
"My farm at Fort Selkirk is in good
-hape to harvest a good crop the com
ing season. Milk i.? selling on my ranch
for $1 per quart.'*
The Distinguished Missionary to Be the
Guest of M. E. Church.
A large audience greeted Rev. Larson
ai the M. K. services last evening and
lieard a |x>werful sermon on "What
Shall I Do to Be Saved?" During the
announcements, prior to tie- sermon,
lie said that Rev.J. J. Walters, who is
at the head of the Alaska Missionary
Board, would preach here next Tuesday
Mr. Walters will also conduct services
at Juneau next Sunday. Both morning
and evening, and for men only at J p.
in. Appropriate Raster services will l>e
enjoyed by those who attend. A recep
tion is to be given in honor of t his dis
tinguished personage on Wednesday
evening at Juneau and it is expected
that the ministry and people of Juneau
and Douglas Island will try and show
the good man what an Alaska reception
is?a "hot time."
Mr. W. J. Adams, J. J. Stick and Dr.
Plant, of the Lituya Bay Gold Mining
Co.. made us a pleasant call Tuesday. 1
- The Rich Ruby tiold-Bearing Sand at thut Place
to Be Hined By a Secret Process.
\V. .1. Adams and Dr. Carl Plant of
San Francisco arrived in Juneau last
week and are registered at the Occiden
tal Hotel. These men are the advance
guards of the Lituya Bay Cold Placer
Mining Co., which is incorporated un
der the laws of the State of California.
They are waiting for the steamer Dora,
which will bring men, provisions and
machinery for the company. She is ex
pected in Juneau about April 5. and
from there Messrs. Adams and
Plant will join the expedition and pro
treed to Lituyn Bay, where tin* Ruby
sand will be mined.
Mr. Adams was seen by the News
man last Monday and had quite an ex
tended interview with him, which we
cannot give in full, however, owing to
our limited space, but from the conver
sation we learn that from tests made at
San Francisco. Mr. Adams has suc
ceeded in saving OS (MO per cent of the
gold by a process of his own invention
and which is, of course, kept a secret.
The corporation evidently means busi
ness and has already spent between
KX> and $f>0.(Krf)in furtherance of the
enterprise. Mr. <). H. Savage is the
general manager and vice-president;
Mr. Adams is the general superintend
ent and consulting engineer, and Dr.
Plant will act as assistant to Mr. Adams
and also perforin the duties of surgeon
for t he company.
We still have a few pictures of the
herring catch at the Douglas Pharmacy.
What the Young Ladies Will do for the
Building Fund.
The eutertaiumcnt to Ik? given at. Oil
man's Hall next Monday evening. April
will be for the benefit of the Catholic
Church Building Fund and should be
well attended. The following program
has been prepared for the occasion:
1?Instrumental Selections
Miller's Brass Baud
2?Recitation Miss Katherine Spiers !
:i?Solo Mr. T. Williams
4?Tableau "The Fortune Teller" j
5?Guitar Solo Miss A. M. .Jordison <
0?Vocal Duet Misses Larsen
7?Recitation Miss A. MeConnick
S?Song, with Full Chorus j
Young Ladies
I)?Tableau.... . "The Music Lesson" .
10?Cornet Duet . y
Messrs. Miller and Fulmer .
11?Vocal Duet
... .Messrs. Flliott and Williams (
12?Flower Drill.
Admission. 50 cents. f
A supper will be served after the en- 1
tertainment. t
Appropriate Services to Be Held at the Con
gregational Church Next Sunday.
Special services appropriate to Eas
ter will be hold in the new church next
Sunday at the Sunday School hour,?30
p. m. A service of souk and recitation
will be rendered exclusively by tin
In the evening, beginning promptly
at 7:30, a printed carol exercise, ex
pressly prepared for the occasion, is to
be used in which the whole congrega
tion has a part. The music will be in
charge of Mr. A. J. Coursen and Mrs.
Minnie Ross, supported by an enlarged
choir of home talent, assisted by a
quartette from Juneau.
The firm of Liudstrom Bros, has
been dissolved, Mr. Gustave Liudstrom
withdrawing. He will remove to Wash
ington where he has business interests
that demand his attention. We regret
the loss of Mr. Liudstrom and his lam
ily as citizens and wish them unbound
ed prosperity and happiness in their
new home.
The Delmonico Hotel reports tin
following arrivals this week: William
Ourtner. Juneau: John Ash, City; E. A.
McCrea, Seattle; E. L. Alstrom, Skag
uay; Chas Magnor, Skaguay; Peter
Simpson, Skaguay; Henry Schuack.
Skaguay; J. 11. Xoonan. Seattle: Peter*
Curlay. Juneau.
Killed This Morning.
An employee was accidentally killed
at tlie Mexican mine this morning. He
was a ^inlander by birth and was a
common laborer. A rock fell onto tin
man and crushed the life out of him.
The dead man's brother was accident
ally killed at Tread well two years ago.
His name is Andrew Dronger. and was
about 30 years old. He was married
one year ago and his wife is now in Se
Mrs. .Jack McDonald and children
started for Atlin Monday night on the
Wolcott. She joins her husband at
The excellent dinner at the Delmon
ico last Sunday included ice cream
that could not be excelled.
Say! Have you tried those new ci
gars at the Douglas Pharmacy.
Those ripe olives put up in bottles at
he Tread well store are the finest thing
"orthe table ever brought to Alaska. At
hat place you can always get the best
>f everything.
Thanks to Mrs. and Dr. Harrison for
avors extended. To tin; former for a
)eautiful cake, the latter, repairs on a
out h to eat it with.

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