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The Douglas Island News.
THE LOCAL FIELD. ; j Here's to our wives! The>; fill our lives. Like busy bees, with honey. Ihey ease our shocks. They darn our sock*? And spend most all our money. -T. E. M. Next Wednesday is Flag Day. Fireless cookers at Julius Jenseu's. Mrs. H. V. Sully is ou the sick list this week. The coal house at the city dock is uon the way." Steamer Humboldt will be due at Douglas Friday momiug. .lames L. Maooiug was a passeuger on the Dolphin for Juneau. Mrs. Edwin, uee Lenoia Bach, arrived ou the Dolphin this moruiug. Two more chechakos went over the j trail at A. B. camp last night. Mrs. E. L. Armstrong will accept pu pils on the piano. Call at the Lyric theatre. Fresh cream, whipped cream and cream puffs every day at the City Bakery. Miss Ella Grundler will be a passen geron the next State of California for Seattle. If the wind breaks your window glass or blows your stove pipe dowu, Jensen can fix it. Trudgeon's famous home made caudy, fresh pure and wholesome. Alaska Drug Co. If you are looking for something in ; the line of a pateut coffee or tea pot see Jeut?eu. Douglas firemen should all attend the firemen'* blowout at Treadwell to morrow night. The barge Bonanza unloaded 100 j tons of coal for the ferry compauy the first of the week. The spriug cleanup of the real dirty places is still on. The health committee mus>t be getting busy. 9 A Finuish girl wishes to do house work. luquire at boarding house op posite Cauteen saloou. Albiu Baritello rod Ed. Andrews left Friday night on the City of Rome for a dip into the wilderness. Mr. and Mrs. J.Gillam will entertain on Thursday in honor of the first anni versary of their wedding. Lost ? A black and-tan English ter rier?female. $25 reward will be paid for her return to Ed Dunu. Mrs. W. A. Barnhill, nee Fannie Pen glase, came up on the Jefferson for a visit with relatives aud friends. A 12 pound boy was born to Mr. and ; Mrs. John Olsou last Sunday morning, Dr. Montgomery in attendance. Mrs. Leta Still well went to White horse with the excursionists, and theu i continued ou her journey to Selkirk. Mrs. P. S. Early and daughter Auna left yesterday for Yankee cove. Miss Julia will spend the summer in Juneau. Just received a new line of L. E. Waterman "Ideal" fouutain pens, self filling and non Ieakable. Alaska Drug Co. For Rent? Two large rooms, fitted I with French rauge aud buffet, suitable for boarding house. Sans Souci build- I icg. Mrs. R. R. Hubbard and sons. Louis and Teddy, left on the State of Califor- ! nia for Seattle, where they wilt spend ; the summer. "SITKA HOT SPRINGS." Accom modations, American or Europeau plan. For terms apply to Dr. F. L. Goddard, | Sanitarium, Alaska. Keep clean aud you will be healthy. The bath tubs at the Douglas Hand Lauudry are at your service. Try them for your annual bath. Louis Kirola, the shoemaker, left on the steamer Jetferson for Seattle to pur chase a full line of cobbler's necessities. He will begone about two weeks. Mr. aud Mrs. Johu Gaufflu and daughter came up from Petersburg last week in their own private lauuch. Mr. Gaufflu says that Petersburg is grow ing as fast as Douglas. Mrs. Liter, of Friends' church, will be a southbound passeuger on the next trip of the Humboldt. She will attend the Oregon Yearly Meeting of the Friends at New berg, Oregon. We canuot tell you here about all our new goods. Dainty hand-painted ehina, framed pictures and imported Japanese novelties. Come in and see lor yourself. Alaska Drug Co. Douglas had a narrow escape from another bad fire, last Thursday, when a gasoline engine iu Sully's carpenter shop set tire to the building, which is next door to the city hall. When dis covered, the fire was burning fiercely within a few inches of a large tank of gasoline. I TREADWELL TOPICS ; L. S. Ferris returned ou the State of California from a six-weeks' visit in California and Los Angeles. Mrs. Fer- ; ris remained in Los Angeles and will, not be back for some time. Steve says j that he thiuks San Francisco compares very favorably with auy city he has , seen in the East for large buildings ! and fine homes. Heury Hillman, who has had charge j of the Mexican boarding house during i the vacation of Steward Ferris, left for the south on the State of California to spend a well earned vacation. F. F. Summers is spending his vaca tion in the Souud cities. What is the matter with the Tread well hose teams this year? They are generally hard at work t his time of the year gettiug into shape for the 4th of July hose races. We hear from good authority that Capt. James Daniels, of the famous Mexican hose team, which has won first mouey for the past three j years, has decided not to euter a team this year, but is content to sit back and i see others win. He says the hose racing business is too easy for him aud he wants some of the other teams to get a chance at the money aud also let them try and break the Mexican record made last year, 21 2 5 seconds. Manager F. W. Bradley, accompanied by his wife aud two children, arrived ou the State of California ou Suuday morning. The whistles at the mines gave him a hearty welcome, which was answered by the whistle on the boat. Mr. aud Mrs.'Bradley have made their home in the house formerly occupied by Assistaut Superintendent Kennedy, and will remain here several mouths. The foundry force has just completed | a casting for the gas boat Oakland, which beiougs to the St. Elias Packing Co , of Diy bay. It was a very compli- j cated piece of work, beiug an exhaust elbow for the 100 horse power engine. The Oaklaud is a 150 tou vessel, and on her trip north carried 300 tons of freight and 75 men for the cauuery. She is now at Funter bay awaitiug the arrival of the casting. The fishing party which planued to go to Sheep creek last Suuday had to call the trip off on account of rain, much to the disappointment of Frank Wilson, the Lyner drill expert of Deu- ; ver, who is experimenting with his drilling uiachiues iu the Mexicau mine. Mr. Wilson claims that he is the cham pion trout catcher of the state of Colo rado and he was goiugto show the boys a few stunts in faucy fishing. He says that he will wait till the next fine Sun day, and then look out for fish stories. The smoker to be given by the Tread well fire department ou Thursday night promises to be oue of the biggest events j ever held ou the Island. The commit tees have worked hard and have a fiue program." The members of both the' Douglas aud Juueau departments have I beeu iuvited aud will no doubt bo well represeuted. The show will start iu ! the Club at 8 p. m sharp and after the show the firemen and their invited j friends will adjouru to the Servian hall below the 700 mill to partake of a Dutch lunch. Be sure aud come early if you are a firemau. Treadwell Firemen to Entertain The entertainment and smoker to be given by the Treadwell Fire Depart meat will be Thursday night, iustead of Wednesday, as formerly announced. Iuvitations have been sent to both the Douglas and Juneau departments, and . a good crowd is expected. Program begins at 8 o'clock sharp at the Treadwell Club. E. P. Kennedy,' master of ceremonies. Moving Pictures Song Joe Beardsley ! Indian Club Swinging. .H. E.Chambers SoDg J. Droste Parallel bars Marks and Lindsay Moving Pictures Boxing Uren Bros. Song, quartet, "Garden of Roses" Boxing Lightning and Thunder " Pettigrove and Carpenter " Chambers aud Manners " Wilson aud Lindsay Battle Royal : Moving Pictures An exhibition of the new mine and fire rescue apparatus will be given dur ing the program. After the program all of the Juneau, Douglas and Treadwell firemen and their friends are requested to meet at the Slavonian hall near the 700 mill, to debate the ^best fire water in emer gencies. Sunday evening at 8 o'clock there will be a memorial service at the Con gregational church held under the auspices of the local lodge of Odd Fel lows. The Juneau Odd Fellows unite in the service. The sermon will be preached by Rev. L.F.Jones, of Juneau. Special music by the choir. The public are cordially invited. $4,000 Stock of Men's Clothing at Cost....... We have decided to close out our magnificent stock of Men's Clothing, consisting principally of Hart Schaffner & Marx's splendid makes, and to do so we will cut off all profits and sell at absolute cost. These suits are new stock and are made up in the latest styles. They will please you; and to be convinced that our offer is genuine you have only to see the goods and learn the price. Get a Suit for Fourth of July. P. H. Fox Douglas B. M. BEHRENDS, BANKER, JUNEAU, ALASKA Foreign Exchange Issued Oldest Bank in Alaska INTEREST PAID ON SAVINGS DEPOSITS The Whitehorse Excursion Douglas Island furnished a banner crowd for the Whitehorse excursion leaving Friday on the Jefferson and re turning on the State of California Monday. The ball team was successful in win Ding the first game from Whitehorse by a score of 5 to 2. The Fort Seward soldiers beat Skagway, 8 to 4, and in a hard fought game won out from Doug las, 4 to 2, taking first money, Douglas second. The Douglas team, Graham, Carpen ter, Noell aud Mulligau, won the half mile relay race, each man running 220 yards. They all came home safe but tired, aud briug the report that there will be a big delegation down to the celebra tion ou the Fourth. Among those who made the trip were the following: Messrs. and Mesdames J. W. Laube, Henry Museth, H. E. Chambers, J. W. Stoft, Frank Humphries. Mesdames DeVighue, Simpson, Dick inson, Secrest, Veasie, Taylor, A. E. Christoe, Wyman, Stoody, L.G.Thomas, M. F. Thomas, Still well. Misses Museth, Mackie, Bach, Madge Fox, Annie Fox, Cornwell, McDonald, Jory, J. May Johnson, Grace Smith. Messrs. Peter Johnson, Jr., Wm. Lass, Joe Rosi, A. W. Christoe, E. R. James, Olgat Anderson, Edgar Noell, E. W. Peterson, Chas. Moval, Chas. Mann, G. Roene, Chas. Stites, Wm. Danielson, J. Jensen, D. J. Kinzie, L. Carpeuter, H. Conway, Robt. Coughlin, Erickson, Manners, Brown, Breakiron, Mulligan, Penglase, Christian, Wilfred Leivers, aud Masters Frankie Bach and Wesley Stoft. The mysterious disappearance of a man and his wife, on Decoration Day, is puzzling the authorities at Juneau. The couple recently arrived in the town and on the day mentioned went for a walk. They have uot been seen sinse. The school board is hearing a variety of opinions in regard to the new ar rangement of school terms. All those interested in discussing the matter are invited to be present at the Eighth grade exercises on Saturday evening at the school building, and to remain to talk over the plans. Chimney Blocks made in Seattle of clinkers and cement. Much superior to brick or concrete chimueys. The only block approved by the insurance companies at Seattle and other coast towns. For further information and price, write or call at the Juneau Marble Works. Jaraes Hogan. LEAVE YOUR ORDER NOW FOR A TAILOR MADE SUIT Will be here for the ROGERS 4 HASN'T HAD A MISFIT YET HE KNOWS HOW TO TAKE YOUR MEASURE | MEN'S GOODS j ROGERS j GROCERIES | PAUL BLOEDHORN JEWELER AND WATCHMAKER DOUGLAS ' ALASKA Waltham, Elgin and Hamilton Watches Jewelry in Solid Gold and Gold Filled A fine selection in Nug get Jewelry* Alaska Rings and Souuenir Spoons CUT GLASS AND SILVERWARE Just Received? Rogers' 1847 KNIVES, FORKS & SPOONS Repairing a Specialty UNDER GUARANTEE l.J.Sharick WATCHES, DIAMONDS, JEWELRY JUNEAU ALASKA PLUMBING STEAM FITTING SHEET METAL WORK Jobbing, all kinds of Repair and Ma chine Work, Phonographs and Sewing Machines Repaired. GAS ENGINE REPAIRING Front Street, near Ball Park, Doug*. B. R. LEIVERS NOW HAS A FULL LINE OF Groceries, Fruits, Vegetables And asks for a share of your patronage; ALSO AGENT FOR SCHILLING'S BEST FRONT ST. DOUGLAS ^OPPOSITE HUNTER HOTEL PHONE - - 53