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Douglas Island news. [volume] (Douglas City, Alaska) 1898-1921, April 29, 1908, Image 4

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? Foreljfn and Domestic
? Woolens In Stock
F. WOLLAND
t MERCHANT
TAILOR
JUNEAU, ALASKA
Julius Jensen
hardware, Stoves and
tinware.
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MENDING
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SECOND ST. - DOUGLAS
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DIEDaiCJC & ERIC50N
Proprietors
^ ALL a'LN'DS of SOFT DRINKS
nineral Waters, Syphons
Agents for RAINIER BEER
'Phone i JUNEAU, ALASKA
City Bakery
j BREAD, CAKES & PIES
I
CAREFUL ATTENTION TO
SPECIAL ORDERS
GEORGE RIEDI, PROPRIETOR
DOCGLAS ALASKA
JUNEAD FERRY AND NAVIGATION CO.
PBBRY TIME CARD
Douglas Island Time.
LEAVE JUNEAU
For Douglas and Treadwell:
3:00 a. ra. 3:00 p. m.
9:80 ra- <:30 p. m.
tl:00 a. in. 7:00 p. m.
1:00 p. m. 9:00 p. m.
LEAVE DOUGLAS
For Treadwell: For Juneau:
8:15 a. m. ^ 8:80 a. m.
9:45 a. ra 10:05 a. ra.
11:15 a.m. 12:05?a. m.
1:15 p. ra. 1:45 p. m.
3:13 p. m. 8:80 p. m.
4:45 p.m. 5:85p.m.
7:15 p.m. 7:30 p.m.
9:15 p.m. 9:80 p.m.
LEAVE TREADWELL
For Douglas and Juneau:
8:25 a.m. 8:25 p.m.
10:00 a. m. 5:80 p.m.
12:00 a.m. 7;25 p. m.
1:40 p.m. 9:25 p.m.
ON WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY.
Boat leare* Juneau for Douglas and Tread
well at 12 midnight.
Juneau Steamship
COMPANY
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U. s. MAIL STEAMER
Georgia
Electric Lighted Steam Heated
Leaves JUNEAU", at 8 a. m.
FOR SITKA
MARCH 4, 10, 16, 22, 28
APRIL 3, 9, 15, 22, and 27
Leaves JUNEAU, at 8 a. m.
FOR SKAGWAY
MARCH.... 2, 8, 14, 20,26
APRIL 1, 7, 13, 19, 26
ffHUS E. NOVELL, Mp\
Ho IMcM
Alaska
has ever before carried such an assortment of
FLOOR COVERINGS
as we now have in stock. We have
New Rugs New flattings New Linoleums
There is a strong feeling just now, in favor of cov
ering floors with rugs instead of carpets, we have
anticipated a big demand for them, by buying a big
stock.
They come in all the popular qualities, Body Brus
sels, Tapestry Brussells, Axminsters, Wilton Velvets,
etc. and sizes 7x9# 3-3:$J0-6, 9x10-6 and 9x12 sizes to
fit any room. ~
For the bedroom we can offer you Japanese Straw
Mattings, American Fibre Mattings, Fibre Rugs and
Crex Rugs.
For your Kitchen we can show you a stock of Lin
oleums, 6ieet wide and 12 feet wide, in printed, inlaid
and granite patterns, that is unsurpassed by any one.
A.MURRAY I
111 m? iiinmu
AGENT FOR THE
5TANDARD \
GASOLINE ENGINE *
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MAN
?Is the?
Noblest Work
or ooo
But a well dressed
MAN
looks better for the
Good Clothes.
"SMAIXWOOD"
Is the age nt for
The Great
Western 1
Tailoring
Company
and will provide
you with custom
made clothing of
the latest styles,
best material and
workmanship.
PRICES
REASONABLE
T. C. PRICE
PLUMBER
AND SHEET METAL WORKER
nrk CXr\ ^eadache8 are caused
t/U /\J by Eye strain; can be oar
ed permanently by proper fitted glasses
I. J. SHARICK, optician JUNEAU
Douglas
RIPlNIi VMJBEVIUbE
SHOW EVERY EVENING
tt
CLARET WINE, BOTTLED BEER, BOTTLED PORTER,
ALL KINDS OF THE BEST DOMESTIC AND IMPORTED
LIQUORS ALWAYS IN STOCK. HOT AND MIXED %
DRINKS A SPECIALTY. OPEN DAY AND NIGHT. |
1 ^ PACIFIC COAST
STEAMSHIP CO:
PIONEER ALASKA LINE
Safe, Fast, Punctual, Luxurious, Courteous Treatment, SpleudiiMe al
Steamers of this Company are due to arrive at Douglas
From Seattle and Pujjet Sound Points
HUMBOLDT April 16, 26. May 6, 16, 26
COTTAGE CITY April 9, 22
CITY OF SEATTLE April 30. May JO, 20
Cottage City via Sitka and Killisnoo.
Making Regular S. E. Alaska Ports of Call
Above sailing dates subject to change without notice
The company reserves right to ohange steamers, nailing: dates and hours
of Sailing without previous notice. For information regarding passenger
and freight rates, apply to
R. R. HUBBARD, Agent.
San Francldco Ticket Office, 4 New Montgomery Street.
C. D. DlIN ANN, General Passenger Agent, io Market Street
*?be Canteen *
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WINE AND LIQUOR MERCHANTS
AGTS FOR Oiympia Brewing Compatty
The Northland
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The Latest News, from Reliable
Sources, Concerning the Great
North, Condensed.
Informationjor Everybody.
8an Francisco v ill send traveling
men to Alaska.
The winter population of Caudle in
cludes GO ladies and three babies.
Merwin, a Dawson pioneer, has
struck dollar diggings on Duncan
creek.
Two yards of dirt taken from the
fourth beach line at Nome produced
$25 when washed.
The ice went out of the river in front
of Whitohor8e Friday morning, April
24, at 10 o'clock.
Tli? baseball season opened in Skag
way with a contest between the "A.
B.s" and the South Paws.
Seward is to have a shingle mill and
the shingles ore to be made out of
spruce and cottonwood.
Frank Manley will employ 1,000 men
working for him in his iuterests iu the
Baker district. Manley took out more
thau a half million last year.
Thomas Martin, a member of the
Nome mice^p' union, has been ad
judged insane and will be taken to the
Mt. Tabor, Ore., sanitarium.
The date of the Spring break-up of
the river ice at Fairbanks for the past
four years has beeu aa follows: 1904,
May 7th; 1905, May 3d; 1906, April 30th;
1907, April 30th.
Thousands of corda of wood have
been cut up the Klondike river this
winter and will be floated down and
j piled on the banks for the use of the
dredges to bo operated by the Guggen
beima.
The growth of the Tanana has been
eo rapid that it is beyond the range of
possibilities for the Road Commission
to supply the roads and trails thai
have been petitioned for by the owners
of ouMylng properties.
The Canadian Pacific Railroad has
declared for an open shop on the rail
road and in all their shops. As a re
sult a strike in threatened in all de
partments. The declaration has creat
ed a o.^nsation.
O. J. Friedseu, a Norwegian hunter
and explorer, will try to reach the
North Pole this summer by way of
Dawson. Dependence will mainly be
placed iu dog teams.
According to Prof. C. C. Georgeson, I
special agent of the department of
agriculture, the experiment of placing
Galloway cattle on Kodiak island has
so far proved succes&ful.
Jens Nelson is the third man in as
many years to lose his life in the
attempt to navigate a skiff from
Wrangell to the A.- P. A. cannery,
about a mile and a half distant, while
illuminated with a brilliant jag.
Edward J. Knapp received ?250 from
the government for reporting that the
Str. Corwin, in 1906, carried explo
, sives along with her passengers and
mail. The amount when received he
devoted to public charity at Nome.
At Dawson, the Yukon Mill, Joe
Burke proprietor, has bought out nil
of its competitors in the lumber busi
i uess, and the price of lumber has ad
vauced from 10 to 15 per cent. The
new Quotations are 860 to 875 per
1,000 leet.
Ou account of the depredatio ns of
j dogs, the Whitehorse Stroller is 1 ed to
make the statement that "the only
safe way to keep chickens in this
country is in cold storage. We had
one not long ago that had been here
ten years and no dog in the neighbor
hood would dare tackle it."
Report has it that a man named
Newton has secured a franchise for the
building of a railway from Haines
Mission, on Lynn canal, up the Porcu
pine valley through Pleasant Camp,
?long the Jack Dalton trail and into
the copper fields at the head of White
river and elsewhere in the Yukon.
Jack Smith and associates, of
Katalla, Alaska, have secured the con
cessions for the Klondike attraction
during the Alaska-Yukon-Paciflo ex
position and will erect one of the
largest buildings on the Pay Streak.
The Klondike show will represent the
early life in the North during the rush
to the gold country. An effort will be
made to reproduce the manner of liv
ing of the early Alaska pioneers and to
give the scenes that were found in the
early days of the Klondike.

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