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The Douglas Island News.
THE LOCAL FIELD. A single man who died one day Straightway up to heaven went; St. Peter barred the gates, they say. And him away from heaven sent. The next nmu had been married. So St. Peter let him in the gate; "Because." said Pete, "a married man Has sn tf erred torments very groat." The next man said, "I must come in. As I on earth was married twice!" St. Peter said: "Get out?you stiff! We'll have no fools in paradise!" Try a Monarch at Kosswog's. When in Juneau, get your Hot Coffee at Turner's. x The Humboldt is due from t he south this evening. The plumber man is beginning to look pleasant. The firemeu are planning a little fun for Friday uight. Old reliable prescription clerk at Heubner's Drugstore. What is a Monarch? Best '2 for 'Joe Cigar in town ? at Rosswog's. P. H. Fox's corps of clerks i9 busy taking au inventory of stock. New .style Edison and Victor folding horns at Heubner's Drug store. The Str. Transit caTne to the Douglas wharf yesterday to unload coal. Bob Latuisberg was a passenger for the States on the Princess May. All the new style Edison Amberal Records at Heubuer's Drugstore. The Eagles will install officers for the ensuing term Saturday night. Hand*paiuted Chinaware, genuine Havilaud,at Heubner's Drug store. The Malola came in last Mouday from Icy straits with 30 boxes of fish. I For Sale: Five-room cottage, and lot on Third street. Inquire at this office. James Russell, the painter, has been out on a huotiug trip for the past week. All the January records received ou the JefFer.son for Heubner's Drug store. Many new pretty souvenir goods con tinually arriviug at Heubner's Drug store. The Tread well Store has just received a large line of New Clothing for Men and Boys. All of Harry Landers', the great Scotch comediau, records at Heubner's Drug store. Ed Lumpkiu writes from Sitka that he may not return to Douglas for a month or six weeks. All the double-face, new style Victor 10 and 12-inch Records in stock at Heubner's Drug store. New designs in Alaska made Spoons, made in Skagway. Largo assortment at Heubner's Drug Store. Peter Gilovich aud wife will depart on the Humboldt for the Sound, where they will make their home. Call iu at Andrews & Evans' Studio j and have some photos made iu Pads and Fancies style for holiday souveuirs. The New Size Louis IX Monarch, the largest aud best 2 for 2oc cigar on the market, for sale all the time at Ross wog's. Sevald Torkelsou, that most unlucky individual, has again been indicted by the federal grand jury, this time for perjury. We make a specialty compounding prescriptions of reliable physicians from every civilized nation at Heub ner's Drug store. Mrs. David E. Landsberg, who has been visiting with her husband at Tread well, left for her home in Seattle on the Princess May. The Douglas Island Caledonian Club will give a bauquet and ballon January 25 at Eaagle's hall iu celebration of Bobby Burns' birthday. George Main has disposed of his in terests in the Douglas barber shop to Fred Hastings. George goes to Tena kee for rest and recreation. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer E. Smith enter tained at dinner on New Year's evening Mayor and Mrs. O'Connor, Miss Regine Miller and Mr. M. S. Hudson. Stanley, the eon of Dentist Davis, met with an accident Monday while coasting and broke several oones in his foot. The injury is very painful. Jerry Eicherly, formerly a well known resident of Juneau, is reported to have died on December 5th at the Steilacoom asylum for the insane. The Treadweli foundry boys, who each year produce some attractive souveuir, a sample of their own handi craft, are out this year with a "diamond fp ** Press dispatches Monday stated that on that day the name of R. A. Gunnison had been sent to the senate by Presi dent Roosevelt as judge of the First division to succeed himself. TREADWELL TOPICS. Supt. Kiuzie and Mrs. Kiuzie will he passengers on the outgoiug Humboldt ' enroute for a short visit in New York aud other eastern points. A pleasant, little card party occurred at the home of Miss Enid Richards on Friday evening. i The Tampico is takiug on conceu i trates for a return voyage to the Sound. The foundry has got out neat New Year souvenirs in the shape of a dia mond T with the inscription, "A Happy New Year 1909." Mr. A. G. Leeson is very happy over the receipt of a telegram announcing the birth of a son ou Jan. 3rd, at . Berkeley, California. Irwin Warren has returned from his visit to Skagway and has resumed his attendance at the Juneau High school. Considerable boat building and boat repairing is going on steadily duriug the winter, and when the various gaso line launches emerge in the spring from t heir hibernation there will be sweep ing aud startling transformations. A portion of the plaza has been i flooded, making a fair-sized pond which is crowded daily by enthusiastic skaters ? expert and otherwise. The: latter class is rapidly being absorbed by the former, skates are at a premium and the most ardent devotees are pray- j ing that this weather will continue un til July. A number of ladies spent the after noon very pleasantly with Mrs. R. A. Kiuzie and Mrs. P. J. Kennedy ou Wed- ; nesday last. A novel fishing contest took place, iu which Mrs. S. A. Jones succeeded in landiug the prize. Later j a delicious luncheou was served. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hebert enter tained a party of their younger frieuds on Saturday evening. The Tread well school is again in ses- ? sion. Mr. R. G. Datson, of the office force, will be a lone widower for a while. Mrs. Datson leaves ou the Humboldt to spend a few months with her sister iu California. A jolly young people's party took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Ferris at the Pines on New Year's Kve. To observe the passing of leap year, hearts were everywhere predominant ? in score cards, decorations and refresh ments. Hearts was also the game of the evening, Mrs. Fred Hebertand Miss ' Pearl Mackie carrying off first and sec ond ladies' prizes and Mr. McKiuuou and Mr. Atkiuson the gentlemen's prices. The old year died and the new year was born amid the proper ming ling of regret, and rejoicing from the company. Very dainty refreshments were served. The guests were the Misses Smith, Pickel, Camp, Mackie, j Coggius, Griffin, Uisedorph, Conn, j Olsen; Messrs. J. McKanna, Tascher, : Burcham, Mercer, Waylaud, Tittering ton, Jarrell, McKiuuon, Conu; Messrs.) and Mesdames Hebert, Atkinson, j Christoe and Smith. AT THE CLUB The board of directors held their reg ular meeting on Monday evening aud transacted routine busiuess. A series of moving pictures were ox- j bibited Monday night iu the audi- ; torium. The New Year's Eve ball was a great succest in every way. It was very well attended, the music was especially good and everyone danced merrily from one year into the next. On Saturday evening a one-act farce is billed on the program of entertain- j : ment, also an illustrated song. Every- ! one is welcome. The baseball enthusiasts of the vi- j cinity will meet at the Club this even- ; iog to arrange for organization. Songs, wrestling matches and other entertain- j ment will help make things interesting j for the occasion. The Douglas City Market will receive j on the Humboldt a large counter slab made of Alaska marble. Victor and Edison Machines, the latest Types, 14 styles to select from and all the December Records at i Heubner's Drug Store. Just as the sud rose this morning the ; moon was going down straight up Third street. It was full ? naturally, after being out all night? and looked as many a man's head has felt after the same kind of an experience, as big as a cart wheel. John Feusi and P. R. Bloedhorn have 1 bought out the Kemmia jewelry store, stock and fixtures, and will continue the business at the old stand. Mr. Kemmis, after winding up his affairs in ! Douglas, will leave for the eastern states where he will make his home. 1 This is what I say to you when I sell you a Royal Suit?=== I guarantee that your suit will have in it all the style and refinement that you can get from any great metro politan tailor. I guarantee that it will fit, not merely because it won't fall off your body, but because it will follow every line and curve and angle of your figure. I guaranteee that this fit will last not for a day or a month, but until the suit is completely worn out, and I give you this guarantee in written, signed, j legal form, to stand good in any court j in the land. \ Do you wonder I am getting the ? largest tailoring business in town? P. H. FOX Dealer in Royal All Pure Wool Tailoring : : : Overcoats Also B. M. BEHRENDS, BANKER, JUNEAU, ALASKA Foreign Exchange Issued Oldest Bank in Alaska INTEREST PAID ON SAVINGS DEPOSITS Doctors P. L. Goddard and E. J. , Brooks came over from the Sitka Hots ; on the Georgia the first of t he month and spent a lew days renewing old ac quaintances in Douglas and Juneau. Commencing January 1st, we deliver free of transportation charges Victor and Edison machines to all S. E. Alaska poiuts. Our special discounts enable ; us to do so. Heuboer Drug store. The Haraden store at Juueau was j bought by a company headed by Mr. 11. E. Biggs, with the exception of the dry goods, which, we understand, has beeu sold to the B. M. Behrends compauy. Marshal MacMillau weut over to ' Hoouah last week on oliicial business. They say that Billy butted into an In diau love feast over at lloonah, and came very near being made "Chief of the Tribe." Mr. C. B. lluradeu, who has closed 1 out his business in Juneau, was a visitor on Douglas Island Monday. Mr. Hara den does not say that he will not return to Alaska, but will leave for the south about the 25th of the preseut month. Mrs. Mary E. Hart, who has been so busy in Southeastern Alaska organiz ing the ladies into auxiliaries, will be a passenger south on the Humboldt for Ketchikan. From there she will go to the Sound. For the preseut at least she has abandoned her trip to Valdez and from there on into the interior. Douglas Island baseball players aud all those interested in the great na tional game are invited to meet at the the Treadwell Club tonight at 8:.'i0. Besides the business for which the meeting is called there will be several entertaining features, among which j will be the tapping of a bunch of "China" matches. The down East judge who rebukes those who marry on an income of six dollars a week should learn to mind his own affairs. Judges are not the rulers but the servants of the people, j or should be. And then, really, not 1 oue man in ten of the past generation i got six dollars a week when he married aud things have been going pretty good 1 in this country. All of our box stationery goes at half price for the next few days. We have : an enormous stock, great variety, new designs, and must dispose of at sacri- , flee to make room for large shipment coming. Good opportunity to buy nice box paper and envelopes at less than cost, at Heubner's Drug store. Watch thl-s space Next week and we will tell you something that you don't know about Spectacles and Eye-glasses. We are not a traveling fakir or peddler; we are permanently in Douglas. The Little Store with a Big Stock. IV L G. Beltzhoover Gastineaux Lodge The officers of Gastineaux Lodge No. 124, F. & A. M., as installed at the meet ing held last week are as follows: John H. Cbristoe W. M. Win. Stubbius S. \V. James Christoe J. W. Daniel Webster Treasurer J. Alfred Johnson Secretary W. H. McBlain Chaplain Jas. W. Daniels S. D. Chas. W. Johnson J. D. Mark Smith S. S. Edward Crow J. S. John P. McDonald Tyler John S. Duncan Organist Harvey Jordan, who used to live iu Douglas long years ago, was a passen ger for the south on the Str. Jefferson last Thursday. He ib bound for Mount Vernon, Wash., where he ha9 employ ment in an electrical plant. ?v\v\wwv\v\wvvuvwvw# I Cold Weather I Suggests the need of $ Chest Protectors it * Wo have the Peary, Our Leader, Sulasku and Frost Kinpr Vosts. 50c to $4.00 ELMER E. SMITH j The Front Street Druggist J e DOUGLAS ALASKA $ ?wwwwwwwwv%www? BUY YOUR Victor and Edison Goods From Experienced and Reliable Dealers Takes years to learn all the details of the Talking Machine busiuess. We have handled every line of Talking Machines for the past eight years and ha^e an experienced man in each store to look after these departments. New dealers sometime get second-hand ma chines and records worked off on them, as we have had on several occasions eight years past * hen we were new in the business. We have in stock every thing late iu Victor and Edison Rec ords, tne Victor Double-face aud Edisou Standard 2- Minute, Amberol 4-Minute Records. New style Edison Machines, $12.50 to 875 in price; Victors, $1*2, 817, $22.50, $25, $30, $40, $50, $100, $200 and $500. It pays to buy these goods from experienced dealers. We ship to all S. E. Alaska points and guarantee every instrument and record we sell to be absolutely new. Sold on the Easy Payment plan HEUBNER'S DRUG STORE SWEDISH LUTHERAN CHURCH Sunday school every Sunday at 10 a m. Services, Sundays at 8 p. m. John H. Wabmanen, Pastor. Anton Krasel ? shop on Second street ? cleans and repairs clothes with neat ness and dispatch. Prices very reason able. Some nice, new kitchen cupboards, mirror backs, at Julius Jensen's Hard ware store o u Second street.