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The Douglas Island News.
Kntered at Douglas Post-office at Second Class Mail Matter. TERMS: -In Advance. One Year - - $3.00 Six Months - ----- 1.50 Three Months ------ 75 Single Copies ------ 10 'PHONE NO. 12. Wednesday, Septk.>lbef* 23, 1908. CHARLES A. HOPP Editor and Proprietor. | PU8USHED EVERY WEDNESDAY * i Strange isn't it, how the Pacific Coal j ?fc Oil company can 9pend 612,000 to $15,000 each year in doing assessment work on score of oil claims, and at the same time maintaining that there is uo oil here. This also despite the fact that last yer?r one well at the head of Katalla slough produced as much as ninety barrels a day, which was used i by the Katalla company for fuel pur poses. One of these days there will be ; something doing in more ways than one in the oil and oil lands of this section. ? Katalla Herald. Mr. and Mrs. John Gordon, who have ' spent the last two years in the interior, In the neighborhood of Nation, return ed to Douglas on the Cottage City. They left Nation early in th?* Summer and proceeded down the -Yukon iu a small boat as farad Holy Cross Mission, where the mosquitoes got so bad that they were compelled to take refuge on one of the river steamers. They are both in splendid health and praise the healthfulness of the interior country. Mr. Gordon says that the reports of the wonderful agricultural possibilities of that couutry are not exaggerated, and that the vegetables raised there are truly excellent. He also praises the climate. While so much has been said about the winters and the intense cold, he says that he likes that season the beat. Speaking of the beneficial effects of the climate, he paid there are a num ber of men there who, although ad vanced in years, are still seekiug for gold with all the energy and vim of youth. Coming down on the boat from St. Michael to Seattle was a mau 74 years of age, who had beeu prospecting t in theTanaua. Mr. Gordon suggested that he was probably ready to give up the struggle. But the man said no; as soon as be could buy a horse and an outfit of grub he intended to go to Valdez and take the trail and prospect the couutry thoroughly from there iu. Mr and Mrs. Gordon have come to make their home here in Douglas. 1 . t . . School Report , t, . The Gastineau society met .last ?Fri day for t'he first time In pur ,,ne.w. year. The former president, Hillary. - Mc Kanna, took the chair and galled the 1 meeting to order. The secretary, Agnes ' Mneeth, read the constitution, in order | that the new members of the (Jth grade would understand the rules of the so ciety. Next the officers for the new term were elected in the formal way: Mae McOormick, president; Alice Bach, vice president; Ella Grundler, eecre tary; llmi Alto, treasurer. The new president took the chair and appointed the following: Reporter, Wilfred ! Leivers; critic, Alice Bach; program committee, Agnes Museth and Enid Richards. Mrs. Tubbs kindly took the primary grade during the illness of Miss Conn. Last Friday the 7th and 8th grades organized their literary society and will give their first program next Friday. The 10th grade is now enjoying the study of Shakespeare's "Hamlet." The new books which arrived upon the Cottage City are now in use by the primary, 7th and 8th grades. The school has adopted a new rule by which the pupils may earn a holiday. The room that has, at the end of each month, no absent or tardy marks will get out of school one hour and a half early on Friday afternoon, and the room that has no tardy or absent marks or leaving the room gets all of Friday afternoon as a holiday. Reporter, Wilfred Leivers. The New Size Louis IX Monarch, the largest and best 2 for 25c cigar on the market, for sale all the time at ' Ross^ wog's. ' Samuel G. Lucas. Died, at Juneau, Alaska, Friday, Sep tember 18, 3908, Samuel G. Lucas, aged 4G years. Samuel G. Lucas was bom in the j state of Kansas, and came to Alaska about 12 years ago, locating at Haines where he made his home until the time of bis death. For the past ten years he has been associated with Mr. Honry Krie, of this city, in business enter prises at Porcupine, Haines and Doug las. He was a member of the Arctic Brotherhood at Haines, and was well kuown throughout Southeastern Alas ka as one of the foremost business men of the district. He leaves a wife, to whom he was united about four years ago and who was with him at the time of his death, *ud three cnildren by a former mar riage to mourn his loss. His father and j mother, Mr. and Mrs. David Lucas, are living at Pasadena, California. Mr. Lucas was seriously ill some 1 three years ago with inflammation of the bowels, and it was then thought | that he would never recover. Since that time he has beeu a coutiuual suf ferer uud finally last week he decided to undergo au operation for appendi- : citis. The operation was performed by Dr. Simpaou and it was at first thought that it would be entirely successful, as the patient appeared to rally in good shape. However, a change came for the worse, and his heart refused to re- J spond to the strong stimulants, and he passed away after a brief struggle. Funeral services were held at the Presbyterian church at Juneau on Monday, Rev. L. P. Jones officiating. The interment was at the Evergreen cemetery. In Memoriam Troadwell, Alaska, Sept. 17, 1908. Whereas, the Augel of Death has but recently visited the home of our es teemed brother and patriarch, J. Alfred Johnson, and has removed therefrom a faithful and loviug wife, leaving the ouce happy circle broken and desolate, the future dark and dreary, be it Resolved, that we tho members of Aurora Encampment No. 1, express our sympathy for him in t is deep sorrow, yet while we grieve with him we know that Uod in His gooduess and mercy will sustain him and in His own wise way reunite the tender tie which for a time is only severed; aud be it further Resolved, that a copy of these resolu tions be spread on the records of this Eucampment, that a copy be sent to the bereaved brother and copy seut to the Douglas Island -News for publication. While on earth you mourn her loss She has only gone before; Only a little stream to eroas To meet her on the other shore. W. H. MoBlaine, P. W. Taylor, John Scott, Committee. SWEDISH LUTHERAN CHURCH Sunday school every Sunday at 10 a. m. Services: Sundays at 7:30 p. m aud Wednesdays at 7:30 p. m. John H. Warmanen, Pastor. "SITKA HOT SPRINGS." Accom modations, American or European plan. For terms apply to Doctors Uoddard aud Brooks, Sanitarium, Alaska. Anton Krasel ? shop on Second street ? cleans and repairs clothes with ueat ness and dispatch. Prices very reason able. T. C. PRICE PLUMBER AND SHEET METAL WORKER IT'S THO POINTS HORTH KNOMN& ? i i I ?AT50NV1LLE And RAJAPO VALLEY I LET us tell you of the fruits of the soil in Pajora Valley. Our illustrated book let compiled by members of this organization is an author itatively correct statement of the resources of this valley and the commonwealth of Watsonville. It has opened the eyes of many; it will in terest you. address: Secretary of Chamber of Commerce WATSONVILLE, : : CAL. The '87 Alaska Pioneers Association will give a grand annual ball at the Elks Hall, Juneau, on Monday, Oct. 19. The day is in commemoration of the flag raisiug day at Sitka, when Lieut. Rosseau declared Alaska a territory of the United States. Seven"hundred and fifty invitations will be issued, and the Pioneers aim to make this first aunual ball the greatest social event in the history of Alaska. Call at the Douglas Bakery for your fresh candies. We just received a big shipment on the last steamer. DIRECTORY OF ALASKA District Government Governor, Wilford B. Hoggatt, Juneuu. Secretary to the Governor, Win. H. Loller, Juneau. Ex-offieio Secretary of Alaska. William L. Distin, Juneau. U. S. Surveyor General's Office Juneau.? William L. Distin, survcyor-gen erul; George Stowell, chief clerk; Martin George, chief draftsman; John J. Clnrk, stenographer and type writer; William P. Jeffreys, transcribing clerk; William lingg, draftsman; Laurence Delmorc, copying clork; Henry Andrews, messenger. U. S. Land Office, (Juneau) John W. Dudley, register; P.. M. Mullen, receiver; H. K. Love, special agent. Department of Agriculture C. C. Georgeson, Sitka, special agent in charge of Alaska investigations. Bureau of Education Wilford B. Hoggatt, ex-officlo superintend ent of public instruction, Juneau; Harlan Updegraff, agent, Washington, D. C. Immigration Inspector Kazls.Krauczunas, Ketchikan. U. S. Customs Collector, Clarence L. Hobart, Juneau. U. S. Courts Division No. 1.? Royal A. Gunnison, Judge; C. C. Pago, clerk of court; Harold Lull, court stenographer; John J. Boyce, U.S. district attorney; James M. Shoup, U. S. Marshal, Division No. 2. -Alfred S. Moore, judge; John H. Dunn, clerk of court; Henry M Hoyt, U. S. district attorney; Thomas Cader Powell, U. S. marshal. ! Division No. 8.~Silas H. Keid, judge; Ed ward J. Stier, clerk of court; George A. Jeffries, court stenographer; J. J. Crossley, U. S. district attorney; George C. Perry, U. S. marsh" 1. U. S. Marine Inspectors Frank H. Newhall, inspector of boilers, George H. Whitney, inspector of hulls; con stituting local board of inspectors of steam vessels. Internal Revenue John Cameron, deputy collector. Fair banks; D. H. Terwilliger, deputy collector Juneau. IN THE DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DIS TRICT OK ALASKA. Division No. One, At Juneau. Julius Heubner, 1 Plaintiff. No. 688- A ? vs. }? Alexander Small wood, | SUMMONS Defendant J To Alexander Small wood. Greeting: Is The Namf. of The United States Of | America: Vou are hereby commanded to be and appear in the above entitled court, holden at Juneau, in said Division of said District, and answer the complaint 11 led against you in the ahove entitled action within thirty days from the date of the last publication of this summons, as the same is set forth, hereinafter, on this summons, and j if you fail so to appear and answer for want thereof, the plaintiff' will take judgment ? against you for the sum specified in said ; complaint, to-wit, $750.00, with interest, costs ; awl attorneys fees, and will apply to the Court for the further relief demanded in 1 said complaint. I The said action is brought to obtain a de ! cree of this Court for the foreclosure of a certain mortgage described in the com plaint. and executed by the said Alexander Smailwood, on the 15th day of May, 19U6, to secure the payment of a certain promissory ? note, dated May 15th, 19%, made, executed and delivered by the said Alexander Sniall j wood to the said Julius Heubner, by the ' terms of which said note said Alexander ! Smailwood promises to pay to the said Jul ius Heubner, the plaint iff herein, the sum | of Twelve hundrod dollars, two years after | date, with interest from date until paid, at | the rate of ten per cent per annum, which' said note has become due and remains un J paid, except as specified in the complaint, I and the sum of $750.00, with interest on the principal of said note at ten per cent per an ' num from May 15th, 1906, still remains due , and unpaid, and that the leasehold premises j covered by the said mortgage may be sold ; and the proceeds thereof applied to the pay 1 ment of said note to tho said Julius Heub j ner, and in case such proceeds are not suf i ficient to pay the same, then to obtain an I execution against the said Alexander Small 1 wood for the balance remaining due, and i also that the said defendants, and all persons ! claiming by, through or undeJ him may be ' barred and foreclosed of all title, right ! claim, lien, equity of redemption and inter est in and to the said mortgaged premises, ! and for other and further relief as specified i in said complaint. And you, the United States Marshal of i Division No. One, District of Alaska, or any deputy, are hereby required to make service of this summons upon the said defendant as required by law, and you will make due re turn hereof to the Clerk of the Court within forty days from the date of the delivery to youwitb tho endorsement hereon or your do ings in the premises. In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of the above entitled Court this the 29th day of August, 1908. C. C. PAGE, J court j Clerk. ( seal j Date of Order for Service by publication of Summons is August 31st, 1908. Firt>t publication, September 2d, 1908. Last publication, October 7th, 1908. The above named defendant Is required to | appear and answer the complaint in the above entitled action within thirty days from the date of the last publication of this Sum mons as horeon specified. [ORDER SIGNED] ROYAL A. GUNNISON. Judge. (endorsed on back of summons ] Filed August 31st, 1908, C. C. Page, Clerk, by A. W, Fox, Deputy, in Cause No. 68S-A, entitled Julius Heubner, Plaintiff, vs. Alexander Smailwood, Defendant. 3ust received a shipment of. Hart, Schaffner & Marx Clothing f S25.00 per suit. ^ ? THE BEST CLOTHES ON EARTH Wm. Stubbins JREADWELL MARKET WHOLESALE and RETAIL Beef, Pork, Mutton and Poultry ? Ham, Bacon and Lard Fish and game in season 'PHONE AUTO 1-8 Treadwell, Alaska Douglas City Heat Market ? IHeats of fill K^d$ * FISH AND GAME IN SEASON ? ? D STREET DOUGLAS, ALASKA = island Hotel Pktkh Gilovich. Proprietor Dealers in Wines, Liquors and Cigars t ' Special Attention Given to Family Trade FRONT STREET 'PHONE 3-9 DOUGLAS Canteen * WINE AND LIQUOR MERCHANTS acts for Olympic Brewing Company