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The Douglas Island News.
THE LOCAL FIELD. A Toast Here's to the friend? of mine, ? Friends whom I think good and true, ^'ho love me for what I am And not for the favors I do. There are plenty of fair weather friends. You can tiud them all about; But here's to the fellow who Proves he's your friend Wheu he kuow'9 you're down and out. -Seltzer. Fresh cream at Turner'*. And now the days are growing longer. See the moving pictures at the Opera House. There will be a dance at the Fiuu hall touight. Jensen carries a flue line of Onyx Cooking Ware George Bach came up ou the Jeffer son from a visit at Seattle. Iron Beds. Springs and mattresses ? i a large variety ? at Jensen's. Sluging. talking and moving pictures at the Log Cabin every night. Born ? To Mr. and Mrs. William Hughes, Thursday. December 23d, a 3on. James Russell left this morning for Young's bay with Alfred Riedi and Judge States. The highest quality in prpes aud at prices the lowest of the low, at lleub ?er\s drug store. Large variety of toilet s$ts aud souv enir goods at special bargains at lleub ner's drug store. Mrs. Hunter and Miss Traber are | now in charge of tbe cuisine at the Americau Lunch Rooms. Dr. A. R. Sargeaut will move over to i tbe Capital City, where he will admin ister to the sick and suffering. * Great bargains in cut glass aud china ware ? late designs and the best of quality, at lieubuer's drug store. The notice of the marshals sale of the famous Berners Bay properties was published in the Juneau Daily Dis patch. Merl K. Thomas bas been granted a six-weeks* layoff aud will depart on the Cottage City for a visit at his old home in Ohio. Call at Heubner's and see the pretty Douglas and Treadwell calendars.' Make appropriate gifts for all parts of the world. Little Miss Krauces Cathen is enter taiug about twenty of her friends this afternoon in the celebration of her sixth birthday. A line of beef teas, clam bouillon aud other condimeuts for hot drinks arrived on the last boat for the Doug las Candy Kitchen. Ou Jan. 2C>th, 1010, what is known as the Berners Bay property will be sold at public auction to the highost bidder by Marshal Sutherland. Rev. Edwards, pastor of tbe Congre gational church, announces that his subject for Sunday evening will be "A ! New Year and a New Life." This part of Alaska enjoyed Christ mas weather that was ideal. No storms or wiud, and the mercury just barely down to tbe freeziug point. Hart Schatfner & Marx clothes is what we are selling. They are too well ! known to discuss their merits. You ought to see them. P. II. Fox. Jack Nobletts is doing the diving act ; at the Treadwell wharf to recover some pipe dropped while it was being un loaded from the steamer Meteor. Xo. GG was the ticket that won the beautiful silver tea set given away at Chriotcaas time by Beltzhoover, the jeweler. The question is now ? who has 1 No. OC? The steamer Northland was in port Christmas day with freight and a small consignment of fine coal for the city dock. We use the word "fine" ad- j visedly. Mr. and Mrs. John Feusi entertained 1 at Christmas dinner Miss^Holnies, Mrs. I A. liopp^and Aiessrs. Keabner, Bloed hom, Andrews, Spaulding, Snyder, Resroth and Hopp. i Just arrived, for Xrnas trade, a lovely "batch'' of the much sought after "Elsie Janis" Capes. We only have a limited number and they are dandies? an ideal Xmas gift. P. H. Fox. Heubnerrs drug store has just re ceived a large assortment of musical instruments. The latest Edison aud Victor phonographs, guitars, violins* accordians,. banjos* harmonicas and supplies for some. It should be kno-wn that Turner's Ice Cream and Confectionery |store keeps constantly on hand a fresh supply of the finest Ice Cream and Fresh Cream. Sold in any quantity. Store next to City Hall, Second street, in the town ?.C Douglas. Fresh cream at Turner's. Wanted to Purchase ? A boat, 17 to 24 fett in length, with or without huho line engine. Price must be reasonable. For further information, address P. O. Box 32, Tread well, Alaska. A business meeting of St. Luke's (iuild will be held Thursday afternoon, December 30th, at 2 o'clock, at the home of Mrs. Fred P. Henson, Tread well. All members are requested to at tend. Douglas Masons and their wives, to the number of about twenty, wont to, Juneau Mouday night to witness the installation of officers of the Juneau lodge and join in the eelebratiou of St. John's day. The News office is obligated to Hud son & Nelson, proprietors of the Doug las hotel, for a present of good Christ mas cheer. Under its beuign influence the troubles of life were rolled away like a scroll and there was not a least bit of headache the next morning. Christmas was a lively day in Doug las and yet, considering the number of men who were celebrating, there was very little disorder. When the big whistle at Treadwell souuded the next day, the most of the men were iu con dition to go contentedly back to their work. i No one will ever accomplish much if he wants to fiud out what his neighbor is goiug to do first. So now if you are going to attend the big masquerade ball to be given here New Year's night, by the Treadwell mechanics you should drop into Smith's drug store and get a 1 mask or disguise of some kind before all the best ones are gone. TREAD WELL TOPICS i; There will be no show at the Club on Saturday night as it would couflict with the masquerade in the Nata fcorium. Next week's show promises to be the best ever given at tho Club and no donbt will be favored with a crowded house. The stewards at the xYlexicau and Treadwell boarding houses certainly excelled every other year in the ar rangement of their Christmas dinners. The rooms were very nicely decorated and tho dinner was one of the finest ever put ou a table in Southeastern Alaska. Everything was served ex- J cept Tom and Jerry. Mrs. R. A. Kinzie aud children left ou the Jefferson ou Christmas day for Southern California to spend the win- ; ter. Miss Agnes Kimmerling accom panied them. Mr. George Drew, of the Mexican blacksmith shop, is recovering very rapidly from an attack of rheumatism atid will soou be around again. Assistant Superintendent Kennedy left for California on the Jefferson. Eveiy person is invited to attend tho mechanics' mask ball in the "Nat" on Saturday night. Master Mechanic C. E. Bennett was agreeably surprised ou Christmas eve by a present of a fine phonograph with seventy-five records. The preseut. was ; made by the men working in his de* ; partment. " ' ? l.ij me nretneu s smoKer ueiu i??i nesday night was a huge success. Many boxing and wrestling bouts were pulled off aud everybody enjoyed themselves. 1 Ransom Xobletts, of the Mexican mine, bas been on the sick list the past two weeks with an attack of lagrippe. The mines aud mills worq all closed ou Christmas day, which gave 1500 meu a chauce to enjoy themselves. Slavonian Christmas will soon be here and the Servian Slavonic Har | mouic society of Tread well will cele brate in the usual manner. They will bold services iu the church aud from there go to their hall for dinner, where they will be at home to their many 1 friends all afternoon. The foundry boys are going to have a very pretty New Year's souvenir this year. It will be a gold pau which can be used for an ash tray. There is no doubt but that they will be iu great de maud, as they are very neat. W. A. Mackie had the misfortune to slip, while on a ladder in the 700 fire I room, and break one arm and sprain j the other. He is progressing very I favorably. Hard luck seems to follow him, as it is only about three years ago i that he had the misfortune to break his j leg. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Tatom entertained at Christmas dinner Mrs. Mark Tatom and children, and Messrs. J. S. Duncan and Wm. Paget. Mr. and Mrs. David Crowe enter : tained Christmas evening with a supper and social party, at which were Mr. and j j Mrs. George Livie, Mr. Watson and Mr. j | John S. Duncan. A feature of the ; evening's enjoyment was the music and the singing of good old Scotch I aongs. f"?' i ^ Mallory Hats HATS AND CAPS He? !i! /i\ /?> You are not too dig nified for a HEID CAP. The best dressers in the country, young and old, are wearing HEIDCAPS. It is the gentleman's cap. 75c, $1, 1.25 Each Heid Caps are the only 'real' caps for shapeliness, style, and workmanship. One look through our line will easily convince you of that fact. Our line of Mallory Cravenette Hats also ought to have your attention An elegant range of MEN'S RUBBER ? CRAVENETTE RAIN COATS PRICES $5, $10 and $15 l The vogue in out door headwear ? HEIDCAP. Far, far ahead of the ordi nary cap ? the HEIDCAP has style and verve. Made of ex clusive English cap cloths ? it is a fine cap and it snakes a man look fine. $1.50, $1.75 ?acl> />> THE ISLAND STORE ~ w W w B. M. BEHRENDS, BANKER, JUNEAU, ALASKA Foreign Exchange Issued Oldest Bank in Alaska INTEREST PAID ON SAVINGS DEPOSITS Fresh cream at Turner's. Dou't wait until another Taku comes; order jour storm windows dow of John Feusi. Mr. George Riedi informs us that he has taken his son, Alfred, into partner ship in the Douglas City Bakery. Some time after the first of the year Uncle George intends going to Warm Springs bay to try the healing virtues of the water as a remedy for rheumatism which is giving him much trouble. Invitations to the marriage of Leo nora Bach, daughter of Judge Bach of this city, to Mr. Wihlmer George Ed win, at Prestou, Washington, came on the last mail. The ceremony will take place at the Swedish Baptist church at Preston on New Year's eve. The many Douglas friends of the bride will join in wishing the couple much joy. Last evening Mrs. W. R. Jariell and Mrs. R. R. Hubbard eut.ertained, at the home of the latter, the "Eight Sixteen Club" and two especially invited guests, the Misses Carpenter aud Edmunds. The most interesting source of amuse ment was a Christmas tree, with which and a Santa Claus an interchange of presents was effected. There was something for everyone. Cards were introduced and "hearts', took the place of the usual "500." At the conclusion of the merrymaking a supper was served by the hostesses. Jim McKanna, armed with a kahki satchel and a silver-plated badge, is busily engaged in counting the people of Douglas. It is nothing uuusual to see him hot-footing down the street after a Slavonian who thinks he is about to be drafted for military service and is trying to make a get-away. At one place the lady of the house refused him admittance on the plea that she had no use for enlarged pictures. When all else fails, Jim displays the badge and that subdues the most unruly. Look Here! We have just received a fine line of new Razors. You do not have to coax them. Each Razor guaranteed and can be returned if not satisfactory. McDonald Novelty House, Irene McDonald, Prop., Douglas, Alaska. Humboldt Steamship Co. The S. S. Humboldt will resume her regular sailings for all S. E. Alaska ports on or about January 15, 1910. Pay no attention to contrary reports made by interested parties. J. Heubner, Agt. 2 MAKE PRESENTS OF JEWELRY j! 1} ?;@"~Everything -wanted in the Jewelry line as a Christmas jsrl < > ?J3r"Present is at the Little Store with a Big Stock firl J | With every Hollar's worth of floods purchased we will give a chance on a beautiful S50.C0 Tea Sot of ti piccos ? Coffee, Tea, Sugar, Creamer, Spooner and Waiter. Drawing Christmas Eve by those present. BELTZHOOVER DOUGLAS ? 5 A muni A Complete Stock of | Hardware, Furniture, Curios Including many articles suitable for Christmas Presents WINNING NUMBERS 1st prize ? 218 ? Guitar 2d prize? 319 ? Bread Mixer 3d prize? 3G4? Misses' Rocker 4th prize ? 747 ? Totem Pole 5th prize ? 70G ? Pair of Moccasins j 6th prize ? 780 ? Wall Pocket \ 7th prize ? G54 ? Siwash Mitts i JOHN FEUSI Front Street, Douglas, Alaska Orders for Ice Cream or Fresh Cream ' left with the Douglas Candy Kitchen , delivered any place on the Island. Home-made candy a specialty. Phone 1-7, Sweet Tulip Cones. I ? New Lines f FOR * * I * P * fieiiow ware and | flat ware ? Cut 3a$$ The Celebrated Community Silver Nugget Jewelry and j( Watches F = * Wo are experts in Watch and Jewelry Repairing and > ? always study to please. 5 Feusi & Bloedhorn \ jl Successors to L. F. Kemmis I 1 FRONT ST. : : : DOUGLAS ? % 4 City Bakery Prices of Bread are as follows: Stores, boarding houses and restanrants, 15 loaves for $1; retail cus tomers, 12 loaves for $1. Our bread ia always fresb, clean and sweet. George Riedi<