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The Douglas Island News.
VOL. 10.
NO. 31
The success of our annual clear
ance sale is due to the great bargain giv
ing time. We do just as we advertise
New and up to date goods will be
priced away down, Following is a few
of the prices.
$15.00 Ladies dress bats for $8.50
$6.00 Ladies very stylish hnta for 3.75
?20.00 Panama suits for 1 2.00
?15.00 Lndies suits, priced at 20.00
53 50 to 810.00 skirts for 3. CO
65.75 White Lawn Waists for 300
T ake a look through and you will
be convinced that this is a great bargain
giving sale.
f B.ro.8elrad$?o.lnc j
* WB ARE fe
P.-l., Examiner, Chronicle, Star,
Times a ad Oregoalan
We also carry the
Leading Periodicals & Magazines
? ? ? ? wwiiw hi i? w? ? na? t
? WE ARE IT! *
Our line of
Cigars and Tobaccos ?
I# the mort ootnplot? In Alaska P
Oar Candies are Always Fresh! ?
We carry a fall line of FrtdJ |
(Durluffthe fruit yoason)
?. All the LATEST 91.50 BOOKS!
4* Crepe, Tissne and Shelf Paper
Special W all Paper Rale
33 l/& Per Cent Discount
For 30 days on our entire stock of Wall Paper
and Mouldings. Our stock fs the largest and
most complete in Southeastern Alaska, and this
Is an opportunity you cannot afford to miss.
Men's Goods
K. of P.
The North Star Lodtre, No. 1,
K. of P., meeU every
at 8 o'clock,
in Odd KellowH Hall j
US. FKRRIS, K. of R. A S.
ne Knljrhts hit cordially invited to at- I
Douglas Aerie, No. 117. E.
At 8:30 O'clock
at Coffjrlns' Ht.ll.
All visiting1 Brothers invltod to Attend.
JOHN STOFT. Secretary.
Aurora Encampment No. I
sseets at Odd Fellow#' hnli first and third
Saturdays, at 9 p.m.
Brothers of the Koynl Purple are cordially
J. H. Mc DONALD, Scribe.
Northern Light Rebekah Lodge No. I |
?eets at Odd Fellows' hall seeond and fourth :
Visitor* are cordially Invited.
Harry C DeVighne, M. D.
3rd and D Street
Office Hoars i to 3 and 7 to 9 P- to.
'Phone 401
Banter Block, between Front
and 2nd St*. Dongas City
'Phone, Douglas 3-8.
every day at
The Northland
The Latest News, from Reliable
Sources, Concerning the Great
i North. Condensed.
Information for Everybody.
The water is now plentiful in the
The Fishermen's union at Ketchikan
is issuing stay away notices.
For this summer the Innoka is the
center of attraction in Alaska.
The Record calls the Seattle preacher
with the long hair, a "devine."
The Grand Trunk Facifle Railroad '
is buildiug at the rate of Ave miles a
The announcement that Valdez is to
have a fire alarm system is uot a
church notice.
Captain Howard Thomas is in com
mand of the excursion steamer Spo
kane this season.
At Caribou, the Seattle hotel nod
the old Gold Run hotel were burned
about a month ago.
ThelndependeDt river steamer Mon
arch is owned by Vachon & Sterling,
two Fairbanks business men.
Tbe Seattle Chamber of Commerce
refasea to have anything to do with
the Alaska Central quarrel.
Tbe Guggenheims have agreed to
allow the common herd to nee the
pass through Keystone canyon.
A1 and Eugene LaRose, t<*o citizens
of VVhiteborse, were drowned in White
horse rapids on Saturday, June 20th.
The Alaska trade for April shows a
falling off which is attributed to the
panic conditions existing in tbeStatea.
Dr. M. Mason, of Los Angeles, and
Fred Bleler, of Richardson, lost their
lives in the Tanana by the upsetting of
a boat.
Still another candidate for delegate
to Congress is M. EL Koonoe, who owes
his nomination to the Rampart Min
ers' Association.
Tbe river steamer Tanana made tbe
trip from Dawson to Fairbanks, ? dis
tance of $1,002 miles in 3 days, 14 hours
and 50 minutes.
Seattle hotels will not raise rates
during tbe session of the grand aerie
of Eagles. They are probably afraid
the birds will fly away.
An oyster bed has been discovered
Dear Cordova. A sample brought to
that city was pronounced to be as
good as tbe Olympia.
Tbe report of tbe United States geo
logical eurvey, covering the results of
detailed examinations of tbe Controll
er Bay ooal fields, confirms what bas
been repeatedly said before, that that
field offers grades of ooal superior to
any wbioh are found west of Pennsyl*
"Southeastern Alaska can famish
wood pulp for white paper for all the
couutry for a hundred years to come."
? Represent atlve Wm. Sulzer.
John T. Roeeman ha9 been elected
president and Harold W. Butler secre
tary of the Dawson Board of Trade.
Moth are old timers In Daw?on.
i A Dominion Creek farmer has two
seven-acre fields of oatos, which will
produce two tons of oat hay to the
acre, worth on the ground $70 a ton.
I The report comes from the PY>rty
Mile that seventy live men are working f
on Chlckon creek, the same numbor on |
Wade and as many more on Walker's
The Sentinel suggests that, for the
want of a Celebration the people of ;
Wrangell will have nothing to do on
the Fourth of July but sit and suck
their thumb.
Some epecimons of sylvanide or?
found Inst summer near the reindeer
station at Teller wore recently found to
contain $132,000 worth of gold and
silver to the ton.
The residents of Prince Rupert are
anxious to procure a good water supply
for the town, but many of them have
gone on record as again?t tho licens
ing of the liquor traffic.
Judge Wickersham, known as
"James tbe Terrible," formerly judge
of the Tblrd judicial division in Alas
ka, has aunouncod that he will be a I
oandidate for the delegate job.
Press dispatohes have it that the
Canadian government has issued an
order excluding American steamers
from Canadian ports on tbe Pacific.
That looks liko a game two can play.
Bids were opened at Seattle for the
wreck of the Saratoga, on Busby reef
near Valdez, and it was found that a ,
Canadian company had offered $1,100
and an American competitor $1,250.
No award.
Four masked men held np Leon (
Scotia, a miuer, on the trail near White
horse and relieved him of $450. When 1
the Northwest Mounted Police get in 1
action it will be all off with the four
masked men.
The Daweon correspondent of the 1
Seattle P.-I. says: There have been
over 800 arrivals here to date. Moat :
of the arrivals are Slavonians and 1
Russians, who are in most instances
unable to speak a word of English. !
There is a growing sentiment here
against admitting these people. They <
are coming principally from the Tread- ]
well mines and are an ignorant class. -
The authorities are already inveatigat- -
ing means to prevent these foreigners '
from coming into Canadian territory. ,
It is feared, however, that the Amerl- (
can authorities will prevent their re- ,
turn. The Guggenheims muoh prefer f
to employ English-spdaking laborers. ,
It is said that the clasB of laborers
now coming in are too ignorant to
understand instructions. One mur
der was committed among themselves
a few days ago*
Mrs. John Allen Cameron, a pioneer!
woman of Alaska, died at the Red
Cross hospital, at Skagway, on June
21st. She was alone and entirely des- i
tttnte of funds, and all efforts to lo- j
cato her relatives by wire, failed.
Hon. Theodore Roosevelt, E erl Grey
governor poneral of Canada, and Sir t
Wilfred Laurier, premier of Canada,
are all to r?ceivo invitations from the i
Arctic Brotherhood to come North
next year and kill something hip.
A Fairbanks man writes that there
are four or five tbonsand sufferers in!
theTananawho have no wives, and
asks that this condition be made clear ?
to the New England states, where there .
if a preponderance of' unattaahed fe
The body of David Bergmen, of (
Seattle, believed to have been mnrder- j
ed by N. Elfors, eleven miles above j
Port Selkirk, on Jnne 10, was fonnd by
Indians within seventy-five feet of;
where Elfors made his murderous j
attack on Emil Anderson.
Mr. Shackelford ways it is only the'
summer residents of Alaska who want
gplf-governmsnt. Governor Hoggatt
8*ye it la the saloon element. Mr.
Shackleford is a regular resident and :
despite the fact that he pled ged him
self in the platform of the party that j
sent him to Chicago to represent it b?
Is now outspoken against it. He pre
sents an absurd suppositious case in
print by way of ridiculing the proposi
tion which he pledged himself to favor.
It is this light regard for the pledged
word of those seeking and holding
positions of trust that is dishearten
ing to those who are sincere in their
labors for progress. ? Skagway Alas
The skull of a deer with hie horns
fastened in the fore of an alder tree
not more than six inche9 in diameter
Bnd three feet from the ground, par
tially covered with bark that had
grown over it in the years since the
unfortunate animal met its death, was !
found by C. F. Oldenburg in the for
Bsts of Fidalgo island while out hunt- j
Ing. From the position of the bare i
akull and tho hornB it is presumed j
that the deer was tryiog to scratch the
back of its bead against the young
tree when one of Its horns became j
fastened under a limb. It is consider- !
?d probable that the animal's neck
was broken in its efforts to extricate
Itself. Mr. Oldenburg estimates that
the skull has been suspended from the
tree where he found it for at least two
pears.? Seattle Times.
An entrance suoh as no other
World's Fair ever had for Its gaiety
boulevard has been planned for the
Pay Streak at the Alaska-Yukon
Paciflo exposition, which will be held
?t Seattle in 1909. Totem poles and a
modern adaption of the arohiteotnral
style of Ohina and Japan will consti
tute the principal features of the en
trance. E. F. Champney, of the ex
position arobiteot's office, is the de
The Pay Streak is the name of the
amusement avenue of the Paciflo
World's Fair, corresponding to the
Midway at Chicago, the Pike at St.
Louie, the Trail at Portland and the
Warpath at Jamestown. Its half mile
of length will be lined with more than
thirty clean flret class, new attractions
many of which have been arranged for
by Director of Concessions, A. W.
To the right of the main entrance to
the exposition, the approach to the en
trace of the Pay Streak will bogin.
Thlfl approach will be in the form of
exact reproductions of famous totem
poles, the one in Pioneer Square,
Seattle, haring a place of hon
or. There will be a line of six on each
aide of the avenue, each pole thirty
feet apart. Between the poles will be
stretched ropes of garlands, from
which will be suspended Japanese
laterne. The reproduction of the
Alaskan native's family tree will be
thirty feet high and highly ohromatio.
At night the eyes and grinniug months
will be illuminated by electric lights,
which win produce an odd effect.
The approach will lead up to the
main portal of the Pay Streak. As the
visitor passes along between the Totem
poles bis eyes will meet the grand
archway. This is an original design
design by Champney. It will be a
combination of different kinds of arch
itecture. Eight tall totem pole col
umns will support the archway, whloh
will carry an ornamental screen with
the official seal of the exposition in
bright colors in the center. The pag
oda roof will be what might be termed
"Jap-Alaskan" in style of architecture,
explains Champney who coined the
word. The carved roof of the pagoda
will be a happy medium between ths
Japanese and Chinese styles of pagoda
roofs. The main frieze over the arch
way will be a swastika fret, the Alaskan
good luck symbol.
Between the outside columns of to
tem poles will be a seated figure on a
pedestal. On one side the figure will
represent an Oriental idol, while on
the other the figure will represent a
native Alaskan god. Around the aroh*
way will be laid out a typical Japan*
ese garden, with dwarfed plants, wiat
erin vines eto.
The management of the exposition
is much pleased with the design and
thinks it will make one of the artistic
hits of the fair. It is conceded by all
experienced exposition men that no
other world's fair ever had taoh an
ornomental entrance to Its amusement
The Pay Streak will run from near
the main entrance to Lake Union,
which laps the exposition grounds on
the west, where it will terminate in an
ornate boat landing, from which the
grand esplanade will extend over the
water along tha lakeehore toward the
east and Lake Washington, whlob
borders the grounds on that side .
On every trip the City of Seattle
will bring to the Douglas Olty Market
a lot of fresh vegetables and fruits, at
the season advances.
F. Wolland, the Juneau tailor, is re.
ceiving shipments on almost every
boat of the latest weaves for spring:
and summer wear.

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