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The Douglas Island News. DOUGLAS CITY AND TREAD WELL, ALASKA WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1910 NO. 45 NEW HOSIERY When buying Hosiery it is to your advantage to buy the best We can conscientiously reccommend the following lines as the best finished, best dyed and best wearing hose obtainable at the price asked, Good wearing Hue ribbed cotton hose for girls, pair ? 2!>e Splendid wearing: heavy ribbed hose for boys, pair ? 25c Fine ribbed linen knee hose for boys and girls, pair ? 85c The famous fay stockings for children, require no supporters 85c Fine soft ribbed cashmers hose for boys and girls, pair ? 35c Try a pair of our heavy wool hose forchildren, you'll find these the best hose yon have ever tried prices according to size 45c to 7.r>c Our cashmere hose for women are the best that can be secmted 35c, 50c and 75e Holeproof Hosiery for women and children, box of six guaranteed to wear six months Ladies' n box $2 and $8 Fine ribbed hose, grins', a box $2? Heavy ribbed for boys, a box $2. NEW GLOVES We have just placed in stoak a flue line of Cashmere, Charaois ette, and (Jolf Gloves, in a full line of colors. Extra heavy srolf jloves, at a pair ? ? 75c Silk lined cashmere gloves, at a pair ? ? 75c Chamoisette gloves, at a pair ? ? 3Bc Fleece-lined cashmere, a pair ? ? 35c B. n. Behrends Co., Inc. 'Phone 5 JUNEAU. ALASKA LODGE DIRECTORY. K. of P. The North Star Lodge, No. 2, ; K. of P., meets every THURSDAY EVENING at S o'clock. in Odd Fellows Hall | A. B. JEHNKb. C. C. CH AS. A. HOPP. K. of R. & S. fliltlnc Knights are cordially invited. Douglas Aerie, No. 117, F. 0. E. Meets every Second and Fourth Wednesday Nijjht of the month at J*:00 o'clock At the Dou&rlas Fraternal Hall All visiting Brothers invited to attend. >1. S. HUDSON, W. P. JOHN STOFT. Secretary Gastineaux Lodge No. 124 F. & A. M. Lodj;e meets second and fourth Tuesdays of each montc . WM. STUB BINS, W. M. J. N. STOODY, Secy. Alaska Lodge No. i, I. O. O. F, Meets every Wednesday evening in Odd Follows Hall Visiting brothers always welcome. L. W. K I LBURN , N. G. JOHN LI VIE. Rec. Soc. Aurora Encampment iNo. i meets at Odd Fellows' hall first and third Saturdays, at p.m. Brothers of ?he Royal Purple are cordially i invited. j. h. Mcdonald, c. p. HUGH McRAE, Seribe. Northern Light Rebekah Lodge No. i meets at Odd Fellows' hall second and fourth Saturdays. Visitors are cordially invited. MRS. MARY RUSSELL. N. G. Auk Tribe No. 7, Imp. O. R. H. MEETS EVERY .MONDAY EVENING at ? o'clock at Odd Fellows' Hall Visiting Brothers Invited. WM. .TUHLIN, Sachem. *M. H. KELLY, C.of R. Treadwell Camp No. 14, A. B. arctic krotheks meet every TUES DA Y iN JGHT, at 8:00, at Fraternal hall. J. F. TOMPKINS, Arctic Chief. R. McCORMICK. Arctic Recorder. PROFESSIONAL. Harry C. DeVighne, M. D. GENERAL PRACTICE OFFICE 3rd and D Street Office Hours r to 5 and 7 to 0 p. m. 'Phone 401 W. E. Stoft, D. D. S. J DENTIST OFFICE: Over Douglas City Meat Market HOURS: 8 a.m. to 12 m., 1 p.ra to 5 p. m Evenings by appointment Phone 3-8 - DOUGLAS C. F. Montgomery, M. D. PHYSICIAN ? SURGEON WOMEN ixu VENERIAJL DISEASES The Northland The Latest News, from Reliable Sources, Concerning the Great North, Condensed. Information for Everybody. The canuery at Kasaan will be re built. Gov. Clark joined the Elks last week at Juneau. Ketchikan has a new industry; mak ing oil out of fish livers. First-class potatoes sell at $0 per 100 | pounds at Iditarod City. "Let us mine our own coal," is the war cry of the Seward Gateway. Four lunatics, all men, wore a part of a recent export shipment from Dawson. It is said that a plan is afoot to turn Alaska over to the department of jus tice. Second Mate Ernest Blythc, of the steamer Selkirk, was drowned last mouth in the Hootalinqua. The United States assay office at Se attle shows receipts of $220,568 from the Iditarod district to date. A mule has come to make his home at Ketchikan, aud the Miner greets him with a brotherly "hee-haw." John Stedman of Ketchikan has gone to New York to raise capital for a bus iness project in his home town. The fall exodus is on from the Inter ior. The Upper Yukon river boats are crowded, many sleeping standing. At Fort Seward they are issuing one "silencer" to each compauy. In most places they have one in every house hold. The Ketchikanders have caught a lot of lish the past summer, which fact they are celebrating by racing the fish boats. The contractor who is'putting up the buildings of the Sheldon Jackson School at Sitka is Mr. M. Arvesen, of Seattle. L. L.Bales, who poses as a mighty Alaska hunter and pathfinder, has been pinched at Seattle for not supporting his wife. Haines has contributed two soldiers charged with selling liquor to Indians, to the collection awaiting trial at the Juneau jail. The mammoth power plant of the Northern Light Power & Coal company at Dawson has been completed at a cost of ?2,000,000. The Skagway Alaskan says that Douglas has a hold-up artist. The Al askan is off; or, had better put it a knock-down artist. The Iditarod Pioneer claims that as the frosts of winter draw near the chime of wedding bells in that city is just one continuous chime. ' - l WE ARE DOUGLAS AGENTS FOR P. -I., Examiner, Chronicle, Star, Times and Oregonian We also cany the Leading Periodicals & Magazines For NICE TABLETS and FINE WRITING PAPER WE ARE IT! Our line of Cigars and Tobaccos Is the most complete in Alaska Our Candies are Always Fresh! We carry a full line of Fruit! (During1 the fruit season) All the LATEST $1.50 BOOKS! Crepe, Tissue and Shelf Paper DOUGLAS NEWS II The Katies of Ketchikan are backing a "Green Diamond Carnival," for the benefit of the local hospital. According to the Empire a wide awake investor in Prince Rupert realty cleaned up 840,000 in fifteen months, he haviug SI, 500 to b^giu with. Four men have now been arrested for ; the robbery of S14, 345 from the sluice boxes of the Pioneer Mining Company at Nome. Two have confessed. Thomas Buckley, a moss boy on the ; City of Seattle attempted to steal ?30,000 in gold from the purser's room, lie was arrested when the ship reached Seattle. Charles E. Edgar, an ex-soldier, lan guishes in the federal jail at Juneau awaiting trial for trying the highway robbery business in Skagway. And all he got was fifteen cents. The American Mining Congress, in i session at .bos Angeles last, week, pass ed a resolution declaring that Alaska should have home rule and down east ers should keep their noses out. City Magistrate Frank Hart, of Cor dova, husband of Mrs. Mary Hart, who had charge of the Alaska women's ex hibits at the St. Louis and A.-i'. P. world's fairs, died Sept. 10th. John P. Lamb, for many years a trusted employee of the NortJjF Colum bia Gold iMiuing Company/at Di^cov ery, B. C., has confessed to the theft of over ?1,000 worth of nuggets. E. M. Barnes, au attorney who has served a term in the federal jail at Ju neau for sending obscene matter through the mail, has been released, lie will apply for re admission to the bar. Here are names for you. A dispatch from Seward says: Cofl'ee aud Keller report the discovery of good diggings on the Nakochna, a tributary of the Kichatna, which flows into the Squout na river. Tom Matquam, au attorney known all over Alaska, was married at Fair banks to Mrs. Iowa V. Allmon. Rev. Condit pertormed the ceremony. John W.Troy aud Judge Louis K. Pratt wituesses. Six ships of the U. S. coast and geo detic survey have spent the past sum mer in Alaska waters. It is believed that the new map, which will be issued this winter, will be a marked improve ment on any previous publications. After the settlement of all differen ces between the owners and the under- ' writers of the steamship Yucatan she will go to the Willamette Iron Works at Portland to be repaired. The Yuca- J tan was wrecked last winter in Icy i straits. On August 21st, Rear Admiral John 1 A. Rodgers of the United States navy, ; visited Iditarod City, still prosecuting the mournful search for his missing son, Alex C. Rodgers, who is generally believed to have drowned in the Tana- ! ua river near Salchaket last August, while journeying from Valdez to Fair banks. Vague rumors afterwards heard respecting the young man's appearance in this part of the country are believed to be responsible for Admiral Rodgers' j visit. ? Pioneer. . 1. O'Connor Olbolesale and Retail Dealer in emral Several of the big game hunters who left here from six week9 to two months j ago for the hannts of the moose, cari bou and mountain sheep, Imve returned only to be confronted with the knowl edge that they cannot take from the, country heads of moose killed by them says the Whitehorse Star. Truly it id a miserable state of affairs that per- i mitt* of taking a hunter's money, 8100 for a license, and deprives him of the trophies of the hunt. The underwriters in England having considered the bids for repairing the steamer Princess May, on accouut of i injuries received in stranding on Aug. ? 5 on Sentinel island, to be excessive the steamer has been ordered from the ways. Seven bids were submitted, tanging from $85,000 by the British Columbia Marine railway, to ?131,200, by the Hall Bros., of Seattle. Later re ports have it that the job has been let to the British firm. It has often been asked how the mountains, bays, rivers etc, get t-nch odd names. The following item from , the Haines Pioneer Press may explain how it is done: Wednesday morning a party composed of Lieutenant Michae- 1 lis, Sergt. Baily, Corporals Trammel and Brown, and Private Bishop left the post and going across the canal from Haines climbed the high peak opposite town and planted the stars and stripes on the apex, naming it Alt. MichaeJis. Final estimates of the gold output from the Fairbanks district this year place the same in the neighborhood of $G, 000, 000. Last year over, ten million dollars in yellow dust passed through | the hands of the local banks, but the output figures for tbis season will fall ; far below the banner mark set in 1909. Estimates placing the probable output of the camp at $7,000,000 or eveu $8,000, 000 were freely made eailier iu the sea son. This was due to the fact that at the beginuiug of the sluicing season for 1910 the output was well ahead of that of the year before, owing to the desire of many operators ou the creeks to join the stampede to the Iditerod. ! Later, however, the output fell far be- ' low that of the year preceding and has continued to remain behind until re- i cent rains gave an added impetus to increase i he output. As mauy of the : best creeks in the Fairbanks district 1 seem to be almost worked out, the out- 1 put next year promises to be much below eveu that of this year, unless, indeed, tho hour has nearly been struck ! when our quartz mines shall be yield ing their gold iu very earnest and not osly in imagination.? Fairbanks Citi- ; zen. Alaska Gold Remains Here It has often been remarked that the City of Seattle is Alaska built. The i following from the Seattle Post-Intel ligencer tells something of the part played by Alaska gold in the building j of the Spirit City: It is a remarkable fact that during the twelve years since the United States assay office was established in this oity 55 per cent of all the gold dust and bar gold purchased by it has been paid for j in coin. Only 45 per cent haa been paid , for in drafts on New York or on gov ernment depositories elsewhere. The sellers have in all cases the option of taking coin or drafts. As will be seen, the majority of them have taken coin. The amount of gold, mostly from Al aska, which has been purchased by the assay office since it was established in this city has been in excess of one hun dred millions of dollars. Therefore in excess of fifty-five millions of dollars Las been paid out in gold coin in this city for the gold purchased. The significance of these figures lies i:i the fact that, if it were intended that the proceeds of the sale of gold were to go elsewheie, the sellers would take drafts instead of coin. When they have taken coin it is because it is intended to use the money locally. In other words, during the past twelve years fifty-five million dollars of the gold taken out of Alaska, or its equivalent, has gone directly into circulation in the city of Seattle. It has gone in part toward paying the bills for the goods which Seattle annually sells to Alaska, and in part for permaueut investments here by those who have realized for tunes iu the North. These investments are represented by some of the hand somest and most, expensive business blocks in this city, and by other invest ments in almost every direction. It is noted that within the pafct six weeks alone the assay office has paid out, for Alaska gold, minted gold coin to the value of nearly $2,000,000. all of which is in the banks or in circulation in this city. Alaska gold has furnished a great part of the capital upon which this city has expanded in the past decade. Barrow and Wain wright Recent letters from the Eskimo school children of the far north, re ceived by iMr. John Kilbuck, report a successful whaling season this spring. At Barrow fifteen whales were taken; six by the whaling station operated by the Liebes Compauy of San Francisco and the balance were distributed among the natives. Five whales were taken by Takpuk's men; Takpuk, an Eskimo, puts out about five crews every year ? and he is the mau who had about 88,000 worth of stores brought to him by the schooner Volante, from Seattle. One small whale was taken at Wainwright, and several at Icy Cape. The Pre&byterian Mission dwelling and church, which were totally burned last April, are being rebuilt, the mater ial having been safely landed. The natives are doing the work under the supervision of the missionary, Dr. H.R. Marsh. The natives at Wain wright are deriv ing considerable revenue by mining coal and selling it to the government schools at Wainwright, Icy Cape and Bar row, also to private parties at Bar row. The reports from the various domes tic reindeer herds along the shores of the Arctic ocean show that they are in a healthy and prosperous condition. The fawning season was favored with good weather, so a large percent of the fawns lived.