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The Douglas Island News.
TH? LOCAL FIELD. The Jefferson is due tomorrow; Joe Devereaux left last week foe Ta coma. The Spokane was in last night from the South. Jack McDonald has gone on a trip to the Jualio. About the hardest rain of the year fell yesterday. Ohl you great big, beautiful dinuer pails at Jensen's. Board by the day, week or month at the Douglas Grill. Lost ? A gold locket. Return to Mrs. U. Brie and get reward. Mrs. August Olson, who has been very sick, is recovering nicely. Druggist F. ?. Warner left on the City of Seattle for the States. Do you know that you can get iron ing aud sleeve boards at Jensen's. M. S. Hudson aud John Lock hart are back from a hunting trip on Admiralty. ?mil Fischer, the barber, who was sick last week, is back at his post of duty. Last week the Alaska Steamship Co. cut the freight rate from Seattle to $2 a ton. Joe Rossie has goueto Salmon creek to work for the Alaska Gastineau Min ing Company. The Missee Anna and Charlotte Fox will depart on the Jeffersou for a visit at Portiaud, Ore. Gettiug married will be in fashion betweeu now aud Christmas. You know it's Leap Year. Take the childreu to the moving pic tures at the Lyric. A show every night. Good music always. Miss Violet Johuson and Miss Edna Dow arrived from the States last Fri day morning on the Dolphin. Mr. Emory, who by this time is pretty well knowu iu this part of Alaska, came up from the States last week. Miss Auita Ditman, of Seattle, ar rived last uight on the Spokane to take a positiou iu the Douglas school. Jack McDouald will make a sweeping reduction ou Raiu Coats, Overcoats and Suits for the next thirty days. So many men are out iu the hills huntiug the lost boys that the local restaurant is about out of busiuess. At last it will be possible to get a cup of good coffee and a saudwich iu Doug las. JLuquire at the Palace of Sweets. If your clothes Deed repairiog, clean ing or pressing, call ou Anton Krasel, ue.xt door to the cable otflce, Second street. Born. ? A soo was born to Mr. and Mrs. William Siiafer on Saturday, Sept. 7th. Mr. Shafer is the city marshal of Douglas. Just arrived ? a large stock of East mau Kodaks and supplies at Ed An drews' studio. Everything sold at cat alog prices. Mrs. Gerge E. James, accompanied by her son, Lester, and daughters, Ruth and Mary, left on the City of Se attle for Seattle. Mrs. Gus Grundler and Mrs. P. A. J. Galwas will be passeugers for the States on the Humboldt. They will visit both Seattle and Portland. According to a local weather ob server at Juneau, three and eight-tenths inches of rain has fallen at the Capital City in the past 9even days. Among the improvements being made by the city council is the exten sion of the salt water mains to connect with the St. Aon avenue pipe line. Dr. Clay will give personal attention to Douglas Island patients and will be at the office of Dr. Fiuley in Douglas on Tuesday and Friday of each week. The dance that was to have been given at the Treadwell Club tonight has been postponed indefinitely out of respect for the poor boys whose fate is so uncertain. Mrs. L. G. Thomas will depart about the 20th of the present month for the States. She expects to visit during the winter months with relatives in Kansas City, St. Louis and Chicago. The opening of the Douglas Opera House under a new management drew a large crowd Saturday night. There were a number of highly entertaining features, among which was a fine lunch. Motion pictures will be shown at this place free every night in the week. Charley Mann is the new manager. M. H. Crawford, commercial motion picture photographer with the Ibis Theatre, Seattle, has been with the Tyee whaliug outfit for several weeks and secured some fine films of the whaling industry. The pictures taken include scenes from the exciting chase, captare and disposal of the largest sea auiuials. j TREADWELL TOPICS ' ' Prof. Koswell E. Sampeon, who ha rs been working at Treadwell for the past three months, was a southbound pas senger on the City of Seattle for Pull* man College. Miss Laura Clemo, niece of Mrs. A.E? Christoe, left for California, where she will pursue her studies at the Normal. Paul Carpenter is among the Island students attending the Juneau High school. Miss Lillian Werner returned on the J Dolphin from the Sound cities, where she has been spending her vaction. I Thos. MacPhereon was an outgoing passenger on the Al-Ki, bound for Ta coma, where he will visit with his fam ily. 1 Mit>s Carrie Auderson is one of the telephone operators in the new office at j Douglas. The roof of Ed Needham's house is receiving a coat of shingles. The Club dances, which prove to be so popnlar during the winter months, are to be renewed. Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Sharp, who have been residents of the Pines for a few months, are leaving for the Sound on the Al-Ki. The students who have been em- j ployed up at Nugget creek aud around Treadwell during the vacation months i are gradually leaving for the universi- : ties and high schools in the States. , Among those southbound were Lex Gamble, Edward Taylor aod Dave Christoe on the Seattle, Harold E? Kerry on the Al-Ki, and Frank Caraway on the Mariposa. ! Achiel Libbrecht, who ts owner and builder of the new two-story cottage uear theSOO mill, uow has his carpenter j work and puiuting done aud has moved ! his family into it. The Tread wellschool opeued Monday i , with Miss Werner as teacher. "Know America" | Lecture and moving pictures. Mr. i O. B. Whitmore will lecture on "The Mammoth Cave of Keutucky" at the ! Lyric theatre, ou next Tuesday even iug, Sept. 17th, under the auspices of the Ladies' League. This is a rare treat. Admiosiou, children, 25c; adults -50c. beats may be reserved, free, at Hubbard's store. The government school for natives ou the Douglas beach will begin work on next Mouday, the 16th. The teach | ers are to be Miss Edua Dean and Miss ' Isabelle S. Thursby. All Brother Arctics are asked to at I tend the regular meeting of Camp1 ' Tread well, No. 14, at A. L. U. hall next 1 Tuesday evening, Besides some busi ness of importance, there will be re , freshmeuts aud a jolly time. A large ; attendance is expected. i Friday morning the steamer Georgia j ' became fractuous aud bumped into a j j cluster of piles at the corner of the city dock, smashiug several big piles and shaking the structure from center to j circumference. The ship was uninjured aud proceeded on her course to Sitka ! and way ports. Louis Potter, a sculptor, who died recently at Seattle, visited Douglas about eight years ago, in search of local color for some of his work. His lifelike ; statues of M. S. Hudson, Anton Marks and C. F. Anderson, done in bronze, were afterward exhibited in one of the large jewelry stores in Seattle. Diec: ? At Douglas, on Tuesday, Sep tember 10, Karlo Aloycy, beloved son of John and Katariua Africh, aged two months and thirteen days. The fuuer j al servioe will be held at the Catholic church on Thursday, Sept. 12, at 9 a. m. Rev. Father Bruckert officiating. In terment at the Douglas Catholio ceme tery. I ? ? ? ? Rev. 0. B. Whitmore, pastor of the Congregational church of Douglas, came up last evening ou the City of Se attle. tie will hold services iu the Methodist church next Sunday; the j subject for the moruiug service will be the "Reasonableness of the Christian ! Hope" and the evening topic the | ''Mountains of the Bible." The public is invited to both of these services. ? ! Skagway Alaskan. Thursday night a man wandered I down to the city dock in the "sma" ! hours of the night. It is supposed that I he carried a cargo of forty-rod. At any rate he fell overboard, and when he , struck the frigid waters of Gastineau he yelled and also grasped a pile in lov ing embrace. Morgan, first mate on the dock, was sleeping peacefully in the office, but he heard that yell and rushed to the rescue. Man saved and | placed on the dry dock. ??VVES LEAD-MOTHERS P. DOUGLAS ? ? * * , ALASKA H. FO Attention, Mothers? Children's Feet Need First Attention Their shoes must fit for health's sake* Our children's shoes are made to fit Economical and durable, too. Specialty Fitters of Children's Feet | The Home of Values B. M. BEHRENDS, BANKER, JUNEAU, ALASKA Foreign Exchange Issued Oldest Bank in Alaska (INTEREST PAID ON SAVINGS DEPOSITS. When In need of a good range or cook stove, heaters, or anything in the stove line, give 119 a call. Julius Jen sen, agent for Great Western Stove Co. G. Roene, who won fame a few years ago as the inventor of a water bicycle which refused to bike, has recently, launched a new contraption which is called a "catamaran.'* It consists of a pair of hollow cylinders about thirty feet long, laid parallel and connected by a woodeu framework or platform. A gas engine is supposed to furnish pow er to drive the affair through the water at a furious rate. Seats are provided for passengers? should there be any. The Douglas public school opened ! Monday last, with an attendance of 138, which is the largest first-day at tendance in the history of the school. There are seven teachers employed, Miss Susanne Homes, principal, Misses Edna Dow, Margaret Berquist, M. P. McGill, Violet Johnson, Grace Gamble and Anita Ditman. ' All but the last two taught in the school last year. The attendance of beginners is a remark able feature. MiBs Johnson, who has charge of the primary department, found herself looking into the expect | ant faces of 54 little folks. The chil I dren, as well as the teachers are pleased ! with the improvements to the school ' made during vacation, and a season of earnest hard work is looked forward to , [ with pleasure. $ UNITED STATES DEPOSITARY jt i ? i 2 CAPITAL $50,000 I i Surplus and Uudivided r a Profits $ 16,000 ? J Individual Deposits 180,000 L ^5 Government Deposits... 150,000 J i v Commercial Accounts Solicited ^ J Special Attention Given to r A Foreign Exchange r T. F. Kennedy, President ^ iA. A. Gabbs, Cashier ! ALASKA JEWELRY CO. Douglas [ j: For Watch and Jewelry Repairing | Che Island pel ?? | ALBIN BARITELLO, P?oi*ie*ok Best Grades Klines, Ciquors, and Cigars NO INFERIOR BRANDS Family Trade Solicited? Free Delivery F?ONt St1* DOUULAS Get a Kodak at Andrews* studio and learn to take pictures* We will show you* ? v\v\wvvw\v%wwwwwv\ PLUMBING STEAM FITTING SHEET METAL WORK Jobbing:, all kinds of Repair and Ma? chine Work, Phonographs and Sewing Machines Repaired. OAS ENGINE REPAIRING Front Street, near Ball Park, Dotiglb ^ w%W%^ 3 ? SLSLSULSl&SLJlJLSLSLSL JLO. JULJULJULftJLfi. ? B. R. LEIVERS |NOW HAS A FULL LINE 0? Groceries, Fruits, Vegetables And adtes for a shurti of your patronage; ALSO AGENT FOR SCHILLING'S BEST FRONT ST. DOUGLAS OPPOSITE HUNTER HOTEL PHONE 53 minrirnrGrririrtnnrs^^ IJ^Harick WATCHES, DIAMONDS, JEWELRY UNEAU ALASKA THE Little Douglas Importers of the Famous Glendhue Scotch Whiskey Kentucky Bonded Goods Special Attention to Family Orders Orders Promptly ^Delivered 52[to all Parts of the City HUDSON & NELSON DOUGLAS, ALASKA