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The Douglas Island News.
FHE LOCAL FIELD. For a good saw see Jensen. Some Rain Coats cheap at McDon ald's. A lot of new overcoat samples at Ms Donald's. For Sale ? A cottage organ. Inquire at the News office. Fresh Hread, Pies aud Doughnuts daily at Leiver's. Hose Cart No. 1, is temporarily quar tered at No. 2 Cart House. "Paddy" Cavanaugh * has gone to Yeuakee Springs for a seasou. Come iu aud see the uew fall and winter samples ut McDonald's. Wash tubs, wash boards, wringers, copper and tin boilers, see Jeusen. Ciet your electric globes at Jensen's. Also the Wtjstinghouse electric irou. A delay iu the arrival of material bas almost stopped work on the A. L. IL hall. Mr. Richard McCormick^s commis sion as postmaster of i>ougl?d arrived ia?t Saturday. JNow is the time to buy your new heatiug stove. See the line on display at Jeuseu's. Experienced dressmaker desires work by the day. Mi?s Jchnsou, at the Hadley resideuoe. Fred Poguant, who lived iu Douglas years ago, returned last week, and is workiug ou Fred Hile^s dray. Alr?. Wilheiuo, mother of Mrs. Leslie Foreman, left ou the Dolphin Sunday for her home in Tacoma, Wn. Jenseu has just received a uew liue ?of iron beds, springs and mattresses, which you should see before buying. John McWillittms launched his new gasoline launch yesterday afternoon at 2:30. She was christened the "Georgie M.w Mayor O'Connor left for the south last Wednesday uight ou the Priucess May, sans lumbago, saus boils, sans souci. Keep clean and you will be healthy. The bath tubs at the Douglas Hand Laundry are at your servioe. Try them to r your anuual bath. Miss May McCormick returned Sun day from San Francisco, where she has been attending busiuess college, and working as a stenographer. Capt. Alex. Hart has a squad of men engaged in excavating under the City Hall, preparatory to lowering the building to the level of the street. The Kaue cottage, near the site of the old Star Brewery, has been pur chased by Wm. Schwartzeuberger, aud be is remodeliug it to suit his fancy. On Friday afteruooo, at 2:30 o'clock, a reception will be held in the parlors of the Congregational church, in-houor of Mrs. G. N. Edwards. All friends are invited to attend. On the morning of the 0th inst. the uiouutain across the channel put on its white uight cap of snow for the first time this fall. The warm suu aud rains have since removed it. The City Council. The common council of Douglas met Monday uight. lu the absence of Mayor O'Conuor, Wm. Stubbius, pre sided. The committee on Fire and Water supply was instructed to install hy drants aud get things in shape for Taku weather, which may be expected some time next month. The committee ou Health and Police was instructed to iuspect all flues and chimneys, aud in case the ordinances -of the city have not beeu complied with, to bring all offeuders before the municipal judge. The committee on Streets aud Pub lic property reported several bids for overhauling the heating plant at the school house, and after some discus sion the contract was awarded to George P. Forrest, of Juneau, for ?$928.00. The contractor agrees to com plete the job by Nov. 1st. The system is guaranteed to work perfectly and to warm the buildiug to 70 degrees, in the coldest weather with five pounds of steam. A number 01 appucauuus wbio re ceived for the position of city wharf iuger, now held by Mr. John Stoft, who is about to depart for Petersburg, where he will eugage iu business with Mr. Emil Refliog. As Mr. Stoft has not yet filed his resigoaUon, do .action was taken. Bills agaiust the city were approved and paid to the amount of about #140000. The Hand of Death. Died. ? At Juneau, Alaska, Monday, I October 9, 1911, Minuie E., the belpved I wifo of Frank W. Carter, aged 43 years ' and 6 months. Funeral services will 1 be held at 2 o'clock this afternoon at : the Friends church in this city, con I ducted by Rev. J. P. Had ley. The In , terment will be at the Douglas ceme ! tery. i After a Song aud painful illuess, Mrs. Carter passed away early Mouday morning. Her death briugs sorrow to many Douglas people besides the patient and loving husband. In all of the many years she has lived iu this | city she has held the warmest respect of those who knew her. As au exam pie of industry, she had few equals, and she was always the same quiet, conscientious Christiau woman, Happy in the sunshiue of love and prosperity, and brave in the face of sorrows and j adversity; always meek and humble. From the mound of earth that marks her resting place, bright flowers shall bear witness to a uoblo lived in sweet concord with a blessed faith that | crowned her days. Congregational Notes. Sufficient funds have beeu raised for shingling the roof of the church so far, as ueeded at present, aud the work is now beiug doue uuder the supervision of Mr. Hendrix. The subject of tfce sermou next Suu day evening will be the "Dynamo of Life." Special music, vo3aland instru mental, is promised. The public is most cordially iuvited to be preseut An illustrated lecture on "Some ? Famous Places in New England, " will 1 be given at the church this (Wednes day) evening at S o'clock by Mr. Ed wards. No admission charged. A 1 collection will be taken. After the lecture the Ladies' League will hold a goodie sa.'e. Pies and cakes, baked ' beans aud doughuuts, and other deli- , cacies, products ?? home cookiug, will ' be sold. The proceeds of the evening will be for the purchase of new furni ture for the parsouage. At a business meetiug of the chuieh last eveniug Mr. IL (i. Nevill was ap pointed chairman of a committee on pulpit supply aud it was decided to make arrangements to keep the church open for Sunday school aud to con tinue the Suuday eveuiug services dur ing the iuteival before a new pastor arrives. It was also voted that the parsouage rooms might be temporarily rented after the departure of Mr. and Mrs. Edwards next week. A commit- > tee was appoiuted to secure a janitor. The treasurer's report showed a work ing balauce in the treasury, after all bills are paid. 1 ? - JL-^- ' ^ : 1 School Notes The bauuer for attendance a ud puuctuality for the last mouth went to Mi?s Berquist's room. The new lights are being tried out thsse dark days and prove to have great superiority over the old ones. Music Wessons are now beiug given ? on each Monday., Wednesday aud Fri day to the Eighth grade and High school under the tutorship of Miss McGill. Mr. Frank Caraway, a member of the first graduating class of the Doug las High School, was a visitor to the school last Monday. The first meeting of the Gastineau society was held last Friday afternoon; with Miss Hopp as temporary chair man. The following officers were theu elected: Peter Johuson, presi dent; Paul Carpenter, vice-president; Charles Wortmau, secretary, and Nora Museth, treasurer. The president then appointent Ilmi Alto, Richard McCor mick aud Regene Miller as program committee. As no further business ! was brought up, the following program was rendered: Song School Recitatiou Lucille Fox Piano Solo Edith Jackson Composition Nora Museth Conundrums Paul Carpeuter Talk Miss Dow Reading Regene Miller Quotations ? Miscellaneous. REPORT OF DOUGLAS SCHOOLS. Sept. 11 to Oct. 11, 1911. Enrollment in Primary? boys, 21; ! girls, 1G; total, 40. ? Enrollment io 2nd aod 3rd grades boys, 8; girls, 29; total, 3-7. Enrollment in 5tb, 6th and 7th .gradse ? boys, 7; girls, .22; total, 29. Enrollment in Sth grade ? boys, 3; j girls, 2; total, 5. Eurollment in High School ? boys 13; girls, 13; total, 26. Total, boys, 55; girls, 82. Per cent of attendance, 97; tardy marks, 15, an en rollment of 20 more than last year. Susanxe W. Homes, Principal. | Jensen carries ,a full line of tools, tautJery* ate. YOUR interests are ours, intlris business; there wouldn't be much sense in selling clothes that were not good for you; we couldn't keep it it up very long. Our idea is to sell you clothes that are best for you; we know something about quality in clothes. HAPTSCHAFFNEK S MARX CLOTHES are best for you because there are no better clothes made; they're best for everybody; best for us. Suits $18.00 and up Overcoats $16.50 and up P. H. FOX Tins STORE IS TI1E HOME OF H ART SCHAFFNER & MARX CLOTHES B. M. BEHRENDS, BANKER, JUNEAU, ALASKA Foreign Exchange Issued Oldest Bank In Alaska INTEREST PAID ON SAVINGS DEPOSITS IPS THE FRIENDS CHTJRCH SERVICES Services of the Friends' church are as follows: Sabbath school, '9:50 a. m. Evening service, 8 o'clock. All are cordially welcome. J. P. Hadloy, p?stor. Notice of Settlement, In the United States Commissioner's Court at Juneau, For Alaska. Division No. 1; In Probate ! In the matter of the Estate of John Cottrell, Deceased Notice is horeby given that Minnie Cottrotl, the administratrix of the Eft&te of John CottrelL, deceased, has rendered and pre sented for settlement, and filed in said i Court her final account of her administra tion ?sf said Estate*, and that Saturday, the 2nd day of December, 11-1 1, at 10 o'clock a. m. at the courtroom of said Court ut Juneau, Alaska, has been dub appointed by the said 1 Court for the sefctlemont of said account at which time and place any person interested in said Estate may appear and file his ex ceptions in writing to the said account and contest the same. Dated, September 28, 19 VI. G. W. Winn, U. S. Commissioner. First pub. Ootober 4, 1911. A BUSINESS mmmmmmmammmmmms=msmnmaatLxmm\wmn n imwwiiw? NECESSITY /TT\ CHECKING ACCOUNT is /] indeed a business necessity, J_?_ and he who tries to get along without one is at a great disadvantage. 'It is not required that a person should have a large bulk of business in order to open au account. Professional men, miners, and even many women are -running checkiug-accounts. If you have never done business in this way, and are not familiar with the?plan, come to us and we will get you started. One Dollar starts a savings ac count, paying 8 per cent interest, compounding semi annually. Safe-deposit boxes for reut. All business deaiiugs strictly confidential. OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS H. Slmttuck, Pres. 'John Eeck J. E. Bealo, Cashier ' Geo. F. Miller F. W. Kmdley P. H, Fox FIRST NATIONAL BANK JUNEAU, ALASKA ROGERS MEN'S GOODS GROCERIES ? THE? "FEU SI" DHOP HEAD SEWING MACHINES U/ITH ALL ATTACHMENTS $25.00 Sewing fUtchines F?r Rent THE "YOST" Gearless Motor Washer Solo on Guarantee A COMPLETE LIME New Furniture worthy of anspecfion HEATING STOVES and RANGES TINWARE AND GRANITEWARE At Reduced Prices JOHN FEHS1 Front St. Douglas Pfllll BL0ED1RV i JEWELER AND WATCHMAKER j I DOUGLAS - "ALASKA 1 Waitham, Elgin and \ Hamilton Watches > Jewelry in Solid Gold / and Gold Filled j A fine flection in Nug~ \ get Jewelry* Alaska JRings and Souuenir Spoons CUT BUSS AND SILVERWARE Just ^Received? Rogers' i&4& * KNIVES, FORKS & SFOONS J ~ RipajringJa'SpeciaHy 3LNDERj;(KhsRANTBE ? ]