The Douglas Island News.
THE LOCAL FIELD.
The dawn i? overcast, the morning: low'rs.
And heavily in clouds brings on the day.
Budweiser at the Log Cabin.
Tents and camp stoves at Jensen's.
Rain in the valley and snow on the
For a furnished or unfurnished house
Mr. F. Wolland was visiting friends
in Douglas Monday.
Harry Wood has again cast, his lot
with Douglas Island.
Call for the famous Budweiser Beer
at the Log Cabin saloon.
A full line of School Supplies at the
McDonald Novelty House.
Jack McCormick celebrated his birth
day Satu rday by a diuner party.
The duck seasou has reached the
stage where hunters get three or four.
Special bargains iu cutlery? every
razor guaranteed ? McDonald Novelty
The Humboldt came in last night
with sixty six tous of merchandise for
J. G. Darling, who has spent some i
time at Dawson, returned to Douglas
Irviu Audersou, who broke his urm a
month ago, has recovered so far as to
etart to school.
W. C. Boyd sold a lot on North Front
street to Tony Gusti last week for a
The Last Few Days of the great sac- j
ritice sale of the Heabner stock. Take
advantage of them.
Ranges? Everything from a small
family range to a big hotel range may
be had at Jenseu's.
A little moneT goes a long way by
purchasing duriug the next seven days
at the Heabner Sacrifice sale.
Something new in folding postals.
Our line of candies is complete and
fresh. McDonald Xovelty House.
Victor Spaulding last week sold to
August Larchler bis cottage at the cor
ner of Fifth and F streets for 8250.
Fresh Juueau cream, and cream from
the Sound on every Jefferson, at the
Douglas Candy Kitchen. Orders taken
for flowers ? carnations and roses.
Seven days yet remain in which to
buy a thousand useful articles at just
about half price at the Heabner Sacri
The little daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Fred Ualwas fell last. Friday, striking
her head ou a rocker and cutting a
Wm. Stubbins has built a new stair
way to the second story of his store
whioh he will ultimately convert into
Mrs. John Lundquist, formerly of
Douglas, now of Entiat, Wash., is at a
Seattle hospital, where she will under
go au operation.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hall have moved
from Seattle to their new home at Dix
ou, Mont., where they will grow up
with the country.
Found: ? A gold watch fob, probably
of considerable value to the loser, who
may regaiu his property by describing ;
it and paying for this notice.
There will be communion service at
the Congregational church Sunday ev
ening and reception of members, after!
a short sermon ou "Christian Neigh- J
The Odd Fellows' hall now boasts a
good canvas covering for the carpet.
We suspect this will encourage the
young folks to "luft daen foss unt
dantz ein bissel."1
Of the party that went out to Warm
Springs bay on Jim Russell launch,
Mrs. John Henson came home last week |
on the Georgia and Messrs. Ruseel and
Calaham came on the launch.
Readers of the News should notice
that but a short time remains for them I
to profit by the Administrator's sale of !
the tteubner stock. The order of the
court printed in this issue marks the j
limit of the sale.
Twins: ? Ou Monday morning at <3
?o'clock a boy weighing eight pounds
and a girl weighing five pounds were
born to Mr. and Mrs. IX Trobovic, who
live at the Pines, Treadwell. The mo
ther and children are doing nicely.
Last Thursday night George J aceglav
was hanging arouud St. Ann avenue,
the road that leads from Douglas to
Treadwell. Presently he met two men,
who seemed to resent his presence in |
that locality, for they turned to and
gave him a good beating. Bazo Petric
evich aud Milo Perovich wore arrested
for the deed, taken to Juneau, where
the commissioner sentenced them to
three and four months respectively.
We understand they appealed the case.
?J aceglav is nursing a wounded head
ood a broken spirit.
St. Luke's Guild will meet next Tues
day afternoon at the home of Mrs. Jas.
j Mrs. Leo DeMytt and daughter re
'turned last week from a visit to the
; Old Country.
Mrs. Leta Still well, of Selkirk, arriv
ed on the Georgia for a week's visit at
the home of Judge Bach, after which
she will go to the Sound.
Last Friday morning an ludian wo
man, old and decrepit, was found lying
on tho ground back of the Missiou,
where she had been all the night before.
She had been out after berries, and
when night overtook her she was too
weak to reach her home. She was tak
eu in aud kindly cared for at tho Mis
A series of evangelistic services wilt
be held in the Methodist church, on
Secoud street, conducted by William
Corcorau and his sister. The first ser
vice will commence tonight at 8 o'clock.
Mr. Corcoran aud his sister are not
connected with auy particular church,
so their services are strictly undenom
inational. All are cordially invited to
The City Dock
Since the recout additions to the
City Dock, the business of that institu
tion is increasing rapidly with every
reason to hope that the future revenues
will more than justify the outlay.
Duriug the month of August, four
boats made a total of seren landings at
the dock; bringing 79 tons of coal and
123 tons of merchandise; and takiug 10
tous of merchandise. The wharfage,
dockage and profit on coal amounted I
to $173.25. The expense, for longshor
ing $10, salary of wharfinger, 26 days at
$3, $78.00. Total expense 88S.00.
Duriug the monUi of Septeml>er, ten
boats made a total of eighteen laudings j
leaving 235 1-5 tons of merchandise and
taking 25 tons. The receipts for wharf
age and dockage ? no coal sold ? were j
$135.75. Expenses, longshoiing $12.25;
salary of wharfinger 28|? days, $85.50.
Total expenses $97.75. Net returns for
two months, $173.25.
The steamship Northland lutided 75
tons of Ladysmith coal at the dock j
Saturday night. 500 tous more of this
splendid coal has been ordered and ;
should arrive within the week. The
plau of the new bunkers ? dumping the
coal through large openings in the roof
without the intervention of hoppers !
and cars? works fine, aud saves ex- 1
The Treadwell Club, last night, pre
sented a brilliant scene, when the
Fouudrymeu entertaiued at their Fifth
Annual Ball. The ball room was beau - j
tifully decorated in the Foundry colors '
blue and gold. On the stage in large
lettors, also of blue and gold, hang the
word "Foundry," which was a guaran- i
tee of general hospitality. Wasterlain's j
four-piece orche'stra gave good music,
and the floor, which was in perfect con
dition, wa9 crowded with merry danc
ers till au early hour this morning.
Many pretty costumes were noticed
among. the ladies. At midnight dainty
refreshments were served by the com-;
mittee consisting of Fouudrymeu, who
are to be congratulated on giving such
a splendid affair.
The Foundrymen wish to thank the
many friends who so generously dona- !
ted to their refreshments, and to Mr. I
Laffy, who superintended the decora I
tions, which were the finest ever seen
on Douglas Island, and, also, to George
Stephens and Alex Graham, who served
the punch throughout the evening.
They were all Germans.
A very prominent young musical
gentleman of Treadwell has had the
idea for a long time of taking unto him
self a wife, and, in conversation with a
young Scotchman from Glasgow, en
tered into an agreement with him to
get him a Scotch bride. The Scotty
wrote to the old country, and the pic
tures of three lovely looking young
ladies were sent out to him on a stamp
photo, which was given to the young
musical gentleman to choose from. He
put it in his pocket, and. being in the
ice cream parlor in Douglas, he dropped
it on the floor, where it was found the
next morning by the sweeper. The
; poor fellow felt so bad about losing the
picture that his friends had to persuade
the Under to give it back to him, so
that he would be able to continue bis
work. He evidently has set his mind
on having one of the three young lad
ies. He feels so elated these days that
almost all he can do is to whistle that
popular air, "Has anyone here seen
Manager Daniel Webster, of the
Treadwell Store, left on the Cottage
City on his annual purchasing trip to
Leona Three=Piece Undergarments
We have a full line of these new and
up=to=date garments. They are made
without fullness at waist==fit perfectly
over the hips==every seam tailored and
WE HAVE THEH IN ALL SIZES
Prices: $2.50 $3.00 $3.50 $4.00
P. H. FOX Douglas
B. M. BEHRENDS, BANKER,
Foreign Exchange Issued Oldest Bank in Alaska
INTEREST PAID ON SAVINGS DEPOSITS
Regene Miller, Reporter.
Members of the German class have
been heard to mutter, over and over,
"hot air" aud ufinger dry" and other
strange, sissing aud sputtering sounds
until the freshmen fear that something
fiery awaits them in junior year. How
ever, the initiated say it is all right.
The Third year is readiDg Chaucer's
Prologue, while the Second year is mak
ing the acquaintance of Sir Roger De
The Eighth grade held a meeting
Monday afternoon aud elected the fol
lowing class offlcera:
John Laughlin President
Arthur Gain Secretary!
Edith Jackson Treasurer
The Eighth grade has uow fourteen
pupils and will be the largest class that
has graduated from the grammar into
the Douglas Iligii.
Every seat in Miss Werner's room is
filled, which means thirty six pupils.
The pupils are glad to see the work
progressing on the play ground, and
patiently wait for its completion.*
The Gastineaux society meets Friday ,
afternoon at two o'clock. All interest
ed visitors will be welcomed.
Mr. Douglas A. Mead and Miss Vera
A. Erickson were married last Satur
day evening in tbe home of Mr. and
Mrs. Fred Carlson, on tbe Douglas
wharf. Only the necessary witnesses
were present. The groom is well known
on the Island, he being the first white
child born on Douglas Island. Tbe
bride is a charming, young lady, who
?came to Douglas from Astoria, Ore.,
last April. She is a sister of Mrs. Fred
Carlson. The young couple have gone
to the Sound for a wedding trip, and
on their return will reside at the Pines,
The Ladies' Aid Society of the Swed
ish Lutheran church will hold its great
annual sale on Friday evening, October
?7th, in the basement of the church.
This year's sale will be better than ever
as the articles offered are unusually
J pretty and useful. The ladies hope
i that the good people of this Island will
help them to make this occasion a
grand success. Remember, therefore,
the 7th of October.
M. G. Beltzhoover returned via the
! Humboldt from his visit to sunny Kan
' sas, somewhat improved in health, but
j still strong in the determination to go
j back to that country to live as soon as
he can wind up his business affairs in
WE SELL REAL ESTATE
In the Open-door, Open-shop, Open
heart and Open-hand town of DOUGLAS
HERE tiro ft couple of "SNAPS", well
worth taking in QUICK; they belong
to non-residents nnd we have peremp
tory orders to SELL
Lot 3, in lilk 24,1-0x200 ft. also the
S. half of Lot 2, in Blk .25, with
small rented dwelling on the same
$650 -Will seK for double this one
A large, commodious dwelling
with bath and ali modern conven
iences, always rented at $12 a mo.
in the most desirable residence
section of the town. $800
TERMS HALF CASH -Balance < year
at 10 per cent.
John flenson & Co.
%% SPORTING GOODS V%
TINMNO and PIDMBING
A COnPLEIE STOCK OP
US BOAT SUPPLIES
FOR SALE OR RENT
Front St. Douglas
Feusi & i
Nugget jewelry and
?u t Glass
follow ware and
The Celebrated Community Silver
Wo aro experts In Watch
and Jewelry Repairing: and
always study to please.
Feusi & Bloedhorn
Successors to L. P. Kexaiws
FRONT ST. : : : DOUGLAS
Undertaker and Manu
facturer of Furniture
Shop Third Street, opp.Saseball Park
Jobbing, all kinds of Repair and Ma
chine Work, Phonographs andSewiucr
GAS ENGINE REPAIRING
Front Street, near Ball Park/Douglas
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