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The Douglas Island News.
THE LOCAL FIELD. JUNEAU FERRY AND NAVIGATION CO. operating steamers 'FLOSIE" and "LONE FISHERMAN." FERRY ROUTE DAILY TIME CARD. LEAVE JUNEAU For Douglas and For Treaowell Sheep Creek 3:00 a.m. 3:00 a.m. 10:15 a. m. 11:30 a. ra. 2:00 p. m. 4:00 p. m. 6:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p. m. *12:00 Midnight *12:00 Midnight LEAVE DOUGLAS For For For Treaowell 9heep Creek Juneau 8:15 a.m. 8:15 a.m. 9:05 a.m. 10:30 a. m. 10:50 a. m. 11:45 a. m. 1:05 p. m. i 2:15 p.m. 2:35 p.m. 4:15 p.m. 4:50 p.m. I 6:15 p.m. 6:15 p.m. 7:05 p.m. I 9:15 p.m. 9:35 p.m. ?12:15 a.m. *12:15 a.m. *1:05 u. m LEAVE TREADWELL For Sheep Creek For Douglas a Junau 9:00 a. m. 10:45 a. m. 8*30 a.m. 1:00 p.m. 2:30 p. m. 4:45 p.m. ' 6:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 9:30 p. m. ?12:30 a.m. *1:00 a. m. LEAVE SHEEP CREEK For Treadwell. Douglas ano Juneau 8:45 a.m. 6:45 p.m. N.R. Trips marked * will be made only on WEDNESDAY and SATURDAY nights. Ferry Fare. 25 Cents. Subscribe for the News. Ohman's Hall i9 on Third street. Mrs. Joseph Patterson is very sick. See those nobby silk Etons at Bach's. Sam Bertram returned last week from Dawson. The Seattle went South last Satur- i day evening. Don't miss the clearing out sale at Lindstrom's. The Faralion went South last Satur day morniog. Someone has called the Flosie a sub marine boat. Try the Sunday Dinuers at the Hotel Northern. 50c. It. J. Hilts left last Thursday for Cop per Mountain. Mr. Ralph \V. Johnson is one of our new subscribers. Mr.T. J. Welch camo down from Por cupine last week. A girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. A. W* Garn on Sept. 12th. Mr. Jno. Duckworth was a pleasant caller this morniug. Phil McKanna arrived home from Dawson this morning. Phil Thorn is now on the night shift j at the Hotel Northern. A. L. Hamilton, the photographer left last Saturday for Seattle. Paradise Alley is undergoing some needed repairs this week. Wanted?Bids for Clothing and Pa pering 230 yards-See G. Roene. Men's fnrnishiug goods of all descrip tions at the Treadwell Store. The Glory Hole will have a bowling alley in operation in a few days. Foreman George Shotter is suffering from the effect of a severe cold. Mrs. Mouagle was a passenger for the Sound on the Dolphin last week. A Golden Opportunity. You can get goods at Lindstrom's for half price. For all kinds of tinning and plumb ing go to John Feusi's, Front street. Alex Smalhvood returned to Stnug gler's Cove last week on the Dolphin. A girl came to bless the home of Mr. and Mrs. Isadora Deman, on Sept. 9th. Chas. Fremont and Sam Snider came back last week from a prospecting trip. Last year the snow appeared on the mountain tops in these parts, on Sept. 14th. The work of overhauling the office in | the Treadwell store is nearing comple tion. The painters and paperhangers are brightning up the office at Treadwell this week. Jerry Cashen is making ready for the winter by building an addition to his house. . When you pass Ohman's hall, step in and try the virtues of the finest liquors on the Island. Ed. C. Russell is off on a vacation and the Dispatch is begining to look like a newspaper. Capt. George Butler started out Mon- j day evening on the first voyage with the Steamer Bear. Many of the boys and older boys or-! dered clothing this week from Mr. Irv ing, the Seattle tailor. Special Sunday Dinners at the Hotel Northern, 50c. F. W. Hoyt has moved his quarters to Third street. Mr. J. N. Stoody and family have moved into the Hoyt cottage on Fifth ! street. Mr. J. L.Campbell has the contract for the carpenter work on the Natator ium building. The name of the man who shot Presi dent McKinley is Czolgosz?pronounc ed Sholl-gosch. The guitar-banjo, raffled last Satur day by Mrs. McMullen, was drawn by Mrs. Jno. Erevig. Miss Lizzie McKanna very pleasant ly entertained a number of her, friends last Thursday evening. Mr. D. L. Rood, of Treadwell City, who is anything but what his name im plies, called last week. The Topeka started for the Sound with a load of sulphurets from Tread well Monday morning. Mr. R. R. Rogers and family will oc cupy the new house Judge Bach is; building on Third street. George Moore went to Sheep Creek ; Monday to take charge of the mill, un der the new management. Chas. A. Fox and the McWilliams brothers will start for the Endicott river country tomorrow. New and second hand furniture and stoves. Some real bargains at Chas. Wortrnau's Hardware Store, Mr. Thompson, who has been clerk ing for Lindstrom, left last Saturday on the Seattle for the South. Mrs. Mnrdock, of Treadwell City, called Mouday aud left us a token of her appreciation of the News. The shock of the President's death is deeply felt by all our people. Mauy flags are to be seen at half mast in the village. We are agents for Dr. Jaeger's Sani tary Woolen Under ware. See it before you buy your winter supply. Tread well Store. Judge and Mrs. Bach entertaiued a few friends at supper last Wednesday eveuing, in honor of the christening of their baby boy. Mrs. Tubbs, wife of the chief steward of the Treadwell eating houses, arrived last week on the Seattle. The steward is wearing a broader smile. The Humboldt arrived from the South this morning, bringing papers, announcing the death of President Mc Kinley at 12:30 a. m. the 11th inst. Mr. Ehrlich returned last week from Porcupiue and now has charge of the j Smallwood store. He and Mr. Small wood having formed a partnership. Messrs. F. C. Hammond and George Skeavington have a lease on the Sheep Creek mines and mill and were on the | ground the flrst of the week with a force | of men. Quite a number of whales have been | in the channel this week. The "thrash-1 ers" are with them also and again en-1 tertain the spectators with "thrashing" the big 9pouters. The carpenters are covering the ele vated track at the Mexican this week. This elevated trackway is part of the new management's plans and will be much more convenient, and a labor saver. Mr. Carpenter has charge of this work. The steamer Flosie, of the Juneau Ferry and Navigation Co.'s fleet, sank near the Juneau wharf, last Thursday night. She is a staunch little craft, but the leaving open of her sea cocks allow ed the water to get the better of her. After considerable work with scows and derricks she was floated with no more serious injury than the effect of salt water and mud. The Eagles are preparing to give an entertainment and ball on Oct. 9th, that will eclipse anything of the kind given in Douglas for some time. The proceeds will be devoted to the pur chase of a tract in the Douglas ceme tery and for clearing and fencing the same. The Eagles are showing a good spirit in taking this step and have es tablished a precedent that other orders will do well to follow. Among our exchanges no Alaska pap or is superior to the Douglas Island News. It's a clean and newsy sheet and merits the support of all. We have no ax to grind but we believe in pass ing a good thing on. Editor Hopp's views on current topics evidence a pleasiDg breadth and speak of that large charity that wins respect. His editorials offer a charming contrast to those of a journal a little farther south, whose editor's mind seems steeped in venom and whoso pen is ever dipped in ! vitriol?Sitka Alaskan. 1 COURSE OF STUDY The following course of studies has been adopted by the Douglas City schools. It has been the desire both on the part of the teachers and patrons of the school, not only to secure a good graded school, but to secure ono that was ou the same staudard as those in the States. The followiug course has been sent below and has been approved by the Supt. of Schools at Seattle end at other places. Students completing this course in the schools here wilJ be admitted to the high school at Seattle without further examination: I.?READER Number One, Supplemented l>y:  Chart.  Illustrated Primer.  Stepping Stones to Literature No. I. 2?Number Work. 3?Drawing, paper folding, paper cutting, modeling, etc. II.?READER Number Two. Supplemented by:  Book on Cats and Dogs.  Stepping Stones to Literature No. II.  Franklin Reader No. II. 2?Elementary English to p. 50. 3?Number work. 4?Normal Course in Spelling to p. 60. 5?"Writing, Spencerlan No. 1. 6?Drawing, etc. III.?READER Number Three. Supplemented by:  Stepping Stones to Literature No. Ill  The House I Live in.  Seaside and Wayside No. I. 2?Elementary English No. II. 3?Arithmetic by Grades, No. II. 4?Normal Course in Spelling, pp. 60-95 and American Word Book to p. 60. 5?Writing, Spencerian No. II. 0?Drawing, etc. IV.?READER Number Four. Supplemented by: (1) Historical Stories. (2) Heroic Deeds. (3) Claws and Hoofs. 2?Lessons in English Composition. 3?Milne's Arithmetic to p. 200. 4?Elements of Geography completed. 5?Spelling. 6?Writing, Spencerian No. III. 7?Drawing, etc. V.?PRIMARY HISTORY Completed. Supplemented by: (1) Children's Hour. (2) Stories of Our Country. (3) Carpenter's Asia. 2?English Grammar to Part 11, Supple mented by: Lessons in English Book I. 3?Grammar School Arithmetic to p. 150. 4?Harper's School Geography taken up. 5?Spelling. 6?Applied Physiology, year. 7?Writing, Number IV. VI.?HISTORY of the United States. Supplemented by; -1- Classics. Selected. -2- Child's Book of Nature. -3- Legend of Sleepy Hollow. -4- Tales of a Wayside Inn. 2?English Grammar. Continued. 3?Grammar School Arithmetic. 4?Geography, Completed. 5?Spelling. 6?Applied Physiology, Completed. 7?Writing, Number V. VII?HISTORY of the U. S., Completed. Supplemented by: -1- Scott's Lady of the Lake. -2- Webster's Bunker Hill Orations. -3- Declaration of Independence. 2?English Grammar Completed, Suppl. by; English Composition. 8 -Grammar School Arithmetic, Compl. 4?Mental Arithmetic taken up. 5?Spelling. 6?Ward's Business Forms. VIII.?CIVIL GOVERNMENT, or Civics. Supplemented by: -1- Constitution of the United States. -2- Dole's American Citizen, or Brice's American Commonwealth. -8- Select Readings. 2?Lockwood's English and Composition, j 3?Mental Arithmetic, Completed. 4?Plant Study, or Bookkeeping. &?Physiology and Hygene, Supplemented Approved? P. H. FOX, Chairman. ALBERT ANDERSON, CHAS. A.HOPP, V. L. HOLT, Principal. KATHERINE SPIERS, Asst. ___________ For business reasons I have been compelled to go to Seattle somewhat sooner thau I expected. All unfinished photos will be put in the hands of the finisher in our establishment in Seattle and will be delivered at an early date. A. L. Hamilton Dingman & Hamilton, Seattle. Parties in Douglas are requested not to cash draft No. 2647, drawn by the Al aska-Juneau Gold Mining Co. on Alas ka Treadwell Gold Mining Co. in favor of Antonio Caputo. Owner having lost sam e. ALASKA-TRJ]ADWELL G. M. CO. The meetings at the M. E. church conducted by Elders Watson and Dart are growing in interest. Several dif ferent lines of christian helpful work are being developed. Subjects for ev ening services during the coming week will be lessons from the prophetic pago, treating upon the rise and destiny of nations, past, present and future. Medical Mission Study, Sunday at 3 o'clock p. ui.; Children's Nature Study, 4 p. m.; Sabbath school, Saturday, 2 p. m. Note subjects each day on bulletin board near Postoffice. George Bach loft the first of the week for the Berner's Bay district, to work on the Horrible and Mexican claims owned by the Portland-Alaska Gold Mining Company. He took eleven men with him. Tho property is equipped j with a 10 stamp mill and a wire tram 10,000 feet long connecting the mine with the mill. j I The Finest Manufactured I CARPETS. I flATTINGS, LINOLEUMS, FLOOR OIL CLOTH, And WALL PAPER I At Prices that Competition cannot Touch P. H. FOX -0 f THE ? ] \ 1 r GLORY HOLE ?*? j f JORDAN & BEAN, Proprietors ? FINE LIQUORS ft. We Make a Specialty of ** \ Green River Whiskey s | DOUGLAS, ? ? ALASKA jj A good parlor organ for sale at J no. Feusi's. The best lager beer on earth always on tap at Ohraan's. * [ Fancy groceries of all kinds at the Treadwell Store. Seo those handsome silk waists at Bach's. The Pul! Stock of PalS Coats and Capes for the coming season is all in now, and open for inspection. Our assortment is practically unlimited. Almost every novelty brought out this season is represented, from the neat 27 inch long box jacket down to the full length Automobile and Raglan. Then there are swell 3-4 length coats galore, in such popular shades as Caster, Mauve, Tan, Oxford Gray, Claret, light Gray, and also in Blacks. Truly mag nificent garments each and every one, finished elegantly and above all perfect fitting. Then there are immense varie ties of Capes, both Cloth and Golf styles; a great many of them silk-lined through out but a number with woven plaid backs. FOR MISSES & CHILDREN We have beautiful Box Coats, Automo biles, Reefer and a great array of Capes for the little tot of 4 years up to the full grown miss* Our collection as a whole is enormous / and of sufficient magnitude to satisfy any $ lady's fancy. ^ Prices have been marked down pretty low, so as to enable us to dispose of quantities. It will certainly pay you to take a trip over especially to view this exhibition of Coats and Capes. ? JUNEAU