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The Douglas Island News.
THE LOCAL FIELD. Picture frames at Swihart's. Two babies in an boar is the record at a Jaoeau hospital. Olgat Anderson departed on the Jef* , ferson, bound forTacoma. Trudgeon's borne made candy for sale at t he Bexall Drug Store. A military drama, "The Deserter," at the Lyric Sunday and Monday nights. Mrs. Roe Bentley spent a part of last weak visiting friends over at Sheep creek. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Lidford left this morning on the Jefferson for Ta-.| coma. A large assortment of fine grade Hot Water Bottles at the Rexall Drug Store. Masquerade Costumes for rent or made to order by Mrs. Bertha Schwarz- 1 en berg. Albih Baritello is planning a trip to j the States some time during the com ing spring. Jensen is the sole agent in Douglas for the Wear Ever Aluminum. See window display. For Rent ? A six-room cottage near the sawmill. For particulars inquire j of Mrs. Fountain. Caasie B. Secrest is auother Douglas man who will embark in the saloon busiuess at Juneau. Jenseu sells the Colonial Oak beating stove, manufactured by the Great Western Stove Co. The steamer Latouche, bound for the westward, struck a rock over in Icy straits last Saturday. Mrs. K D. Mulligan returned on the Jefferson from a short visit in the Puget sound country. Because of the deep snow many Douglas people would be glad to see the snow plow out again | The Jefferson, which has been off the run for a time, came bawling up the chancel Monday morniug. William Mitchell, who has been on a , visit to bis home iu Tacoma, returned Monday on the Jefferson. Mrs. Otto Wicklauder and baby, of Tread well, left this morning on the Jef ferson for a visit at Tacoma. Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Chambers moved ? Thursday iuto the Thomas building at the corner of Third aud D. As we are closing out our business, w e will sell our bouse and lot cheap ? on easy terms. Jack McDonald. Oil stoves, heating stoves, cook stoves and ranges, in all the latest styles, at the Jenseu Hardware Store. The steamship Curacao, of the Pacific Coast Steamship Company, sailed north from Seattle Monday evening. Mrs. Oscar Chillen and two children, | of Treadwell, were passengers on the ' Jefferson this morning for the States. Oue of the large plate glass windows in Mr. P. H. Fox's store front was smashed by the storm last Weduesday outfit. Nugget Chapter No. 2, O. E. S.t held installation of officers last night at Odd Fellows* ball, followed by a social bessjon. (Jet a hot blast heater for the coming eold snap. They save the coal bill. 1 Douglas Hardware Store, J S. Minkove, proprietor. Just arrived ? a large stock of Bast- ' man Kodaks and supplies at Ed Ad- ! drews' studio. Everything sold at cat ! ftlog prices. Rev. Father Van der Pol, at one time priest iu charge of the Catbolio church in this city, came over from Valdez on the Mariposa. The Treadwell firemen will give a big smoker tonight, to which the members of the Douglas and Juneau depart ments are invited. Beautiful "Renown" polished steel top Ranges, for the particular house keeper. Douglas Hardware Store, J. S. Minkove, proprietor. A dance will be given at the Dougla9 Natatorium tomorrow (Thursday) night by the Lyric orchestra of seven pieces. New music. Everybody welcome. "The Deserter," a military drama, will be presented at the l^yrio theatre on Sunday and Monday nights. Tbis is what is known as a special feature film. Our attention has been called to the probability that the man who wrote about the beautiful, beautiful snow, was comfortably housed with a roaring big fire. Bing Halleck will erect a neat cot* tage on bis lots on north Third street as soon as the weatber permits in the ?pring. When it is completed his sis ter will come up from the states to keep house for him. If you need a Chamois Skin Vest of a ; Chest Protector, see those at the Rexall Drag Store. ! When in need of a good snow shovel, i ice creepers, skates, or a sled for the I kid, give as a call. Jensen, Second St. I If your clothes need repairing, cleau | ing or pressing, call on Antou Krasel, i next door to the cable office, Secoud ; I street. Iiugh Day will depart for Tenakee the last of the month. His departure ; has been delayed from time to time, but this time he is going sure. Luther Chambers, of the firm of; Chambers Bros., proprietors of the; Douglas City Market, left ou the Mari- i posa on a business trip to Seattle. Lost ? On Wednesday evening, be tween Douglas and Treadwell, a lady's j gold mesh bag. Finder will leave at j O'Connor's store and receive reward. j j Mrs. Graut Kimmerling, who has been visiting relatives and friends in Douglas, Treadwell and Juneau, left this morniug on the Jefferson for her j home iu Washington. Max Kalish, of the Humboldt Steam ship Company, was shakiug hauds with his Douglas friends Sunday. Mr. Kalish was a witness in the "transpor tation" case on trial iu the federal court. Last week Jess Peyser sold his inter- ! est in the Raiuier bar to Mr. McCoy, a recent arrival from Vancouver, B. C. i The firm is now Gemmett & McCoy. 1 Je?s will cast his fortunes in the Capi- j tal City, where he will opeu a saloon i about March 1st. Local Scotchmen will celebrate the birthday of Bobby Bums at the Lyric next Monday oight. There is uothing I that 19 celebrated with more enthusiasm ; by Douglas people, except possibly Christmas and fourth of July, than birthday of the Scottish bard. It is the ; the one occasion when the Dutch and j the Irish envy their Scotch neighbors. The report of Secretary of War Meyer shows that the navy is about ! 6,000 meu short of its authorized quota i and that it is apparently impossible to secure enlistments, although recruiting , stations are kept opeu in all of the i large cities and the attractions of life on the battleships advertised widely. From the columus of the uew paper published in that town, we learn that ; Petersburg uow has a bauk, several j general merchandise stores, amoug which is that of Messrs. Stoft & Refling, former residents of Douglas; two wharves, a meat market, hotels, res taurants, theatre, skatiug rink, besides several places where the thirsty may be refreshed. The regular monthly meeting of the Douglas Volunteer Fire Department 1 will be held at the A. L. U. hall next j Saturday night, Jan. 25th. Matters of interest to the property holders of j Douglas will be discussed at this meet- ! iog which will be opeu to everybody i whether they are firemen or not. We j expect that the entertainment com mittee will also provide something good. According to tbe Juneau Empire the | court of appeals at San Francisco baa J banded down a decision in tbe Haines ; townsite cane, by which Col. Sol Ripin-i sky loses all his holdings except the ; ground occupied by his house and gar- j den. Tbe Colonel is entitled to sym- 1 patby, because he held a large part of what is now tbe town of Haines long j before it was a town, and held it in good faith until tbe squatters came. ! Now it appears that the purchase of the j land and the years of patient occu pancy count for nothing. A letter to the News from tbe new j Seattle Chamber of Commerce an nounces tbe election of tbe new of- 1 flcials of tbe Alaska bureau of that ' body as follows: Col. Wm. T. Perkins, chairman; Mr. J. C. Lang, vice-chair-; man, and Mr. J. L. McPherson, secre- j tary. In conclusion the letter says:; "The membership of tbe Alaska bureau ! is composed of Alaska and Seattle men 1 of affairs who are personally and ?itally interested in fostering tbe close business connection which has always ? existed between tbe great Northland and this growing city of the Sound and with your assistance, which they at all times hope to merit and com- j mand, may this most friendly relation j and strong commercial bond grow i stronger to tbe mutual advantage of ; Alaska and Seattle." There are three states which can boast of mountain peaks exceeding ' 14,000 feet in height above sea level. ! They are California, with Mount Whit- j ney, 11,501 feet? tbe highest mountain I in the United States, exolusive of' Alaska ? Colorado, with Mount Massive and Mount Ebert, each 14,402 feet; and Washington, with Mount Rainier, 14,363 feet. Wyoming, Utah, New Mexico and Nevada all have mountain peaks ex ceeding 13,000 feet in height. ? Mining Science. B. M. BEHRENDS, BANKER, JUNEAU, ALASKA Foreign Exchange Issued Oldest Bank in Alaska INTEREST PAID ON SAVINGS DEPOSITS I TREAD WELL- TOPICS Dave McCardy resigned as night watchman at the 300 mill and left on Mariposa for Seattle. H. G. Gobbel man, who has been watching at the Mexican, has been transferred to the 300 mill. Ed W. Christoe resigned his position at the meat market and has gone to work at the machine shop. Chas. Swihart has accepted a position at the foundry and entered upon his duties last Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Weiss, of the Pines, are returning passengers on the Hum boldt. Mr. and Mrs. Weiss have been visiting relatives iu Washington for the past two months. Ralph Beastline has returned to this side of the channel and resumed work with the carpenter force, after several months' work up the basin. Asa E. Pittock, who has been em ployed at the cyauide plant the last three months, has resigued hie position and is leaving for Seattle. A number of young people enjoyed the Club dance whioh took place last Wednesday night. Miss Amelia Olsen, of Brooklyn, N. Y., was an arrival on the Jefferson Monday forenoon, and a few hours after the docking of the boat at Tread well Miss Olseu became the wife of Henry W. Meyers, the well known watchman, Rev. Warmanen of Douglas pronouncing the ceremony, which was witnessed by a few friends. Mr. and Mrs. Meyers have gone to housekeep ing in a cottage on St. Ann avenue. Leslie Knox has accepted a position ae clerk at the Treadwell store. R. K. Rockefeller has gone to work in the electrio light plant at Treadwell. Ben Davis was an outgoing passenger on the Princess May bound for the Eastern States. School Notes Rika Martini bad the misfortuue to fall iu the play room and break her arm Tuesday. The bookkeeping class is progressing rapidly. The high school and the grades gath ered in the assembly room to hear a talk on "Emergencies" yesterday. The assembly room was used for a recitation room during the cold spell of last week. Next week is exam, week and every body is busy getting ready for it. There .vere a number of absences in the high school on account of illness last week. John Richards is back at school, after a week's illness. Helmi Aalto, Reporter. Foreign and Domestic Woolen* in 5tock F. WOLLAND MERCHANT TAILOR Z JUNEAU, ALASKA JUNEAU FERRY AND NAVIGATION CO FERRY TIME CARD LEAVE JUNEAU For Douglas and Treadwell: 8:00 a. m. 9:00 a. m. 11:00 a. m. 1:00 p. m. 3:00 p. m. 4:80 p. m. 6:80 p. m. 8:00 p. m. 9:00 p. m. 11:00 p. m LEAVE DOUQLA8 For Treadwell: 8:15 a. id. 9:15 a. m 11:15 a. m. 1:15 p. m. 3:15 p. m. 4:45 p. m. 6:45 p. m. 8:15 p.m. 9:15 p. m. 11:15 p. m. For Juneau: 8:80 a. m. 9:80 a. m. 12:05 a. m. 1:45 p. m. 8:80 p. m. 5:80 p. m. 7:05 p. m. 8:80 p. m. 9:80 p. ro. 11:80 a. m. LEAVE treadwell Por Douglas and Juneau: 8:25 a. m. 9:25 a. m. 12:00 a. m. 1:40 p. m. 3:25 p. m. 4:55 p. 31. 6:55 p. m. 8:25 p. m. 9:25 p. m. 11:25 p. m. Leares Juneau for Sheep Creek daily, ex* eept Saturday, at 11 a. m. and 4:80 p. m.; Sat urdays at 11 a. m., 4:80 p. m. and 11 p. m. Re turning- (on Saturdays) leares Douglas for Juneau at 5:80 p. no. and 11:50 p. m. Sundays 8:00Ja. m. trip* omitted jj ALASKA JEWELRY CO. Douglas j 3 For Watch and Jewelry Repairing I f Thejjtorethi^ 5 P. H. FOX f DOUGLAS, ALASKA ? WATCH For the an nouncement of our PLUMBING STEAM FITTING SHEET METAL WORK Jobbing, all kinds of Repair and Ma* chine Work, Phonographf and Sewing Machine* Repaired. GAS ENGINE REPAIRING Front Street, near Bali Park, Dougrtt. ^ VVVVVi/VVVVVVVVVVVVVVwVVVVV 131 m 151 a 51 ra ll a 51 a si p a i ra 5 I JOHNSON'S WOOD DYES ^ Builders' Hardware Roofing Sash and Doors Carpenters' Tools Paints, Oils and Glass Ready-Mixed House Paints and Varnishes [51 P ?51 I 51 [a si E 1 IS ia |i 51 P 51 [a si ?a 51 151 151 1 SI @1 Tinware, Graniteware 151 e It a 5 a iy 5 5 m Furniture Electrical Goods Garden Tools JOHN FEUSI Front St. Douglas 151 raisfrSlRKsfrSl Pj3lia 151 fa nil 51 P 51 m 51 151 P B1 P 5) [a I. J. Sharick VATCOES, DIAMONDS, . JEWELRY JUNEAU ALASKA THE Little Douglas Importers of the Famous Glendhue Scotch Whiskey KentuckyJBonded Goods Special Attention to Family Orders Orders Promptly Delivered to all Parts of the City "I Hint DM" M. S. HUDSON DOUGLAS, ALASKA PAUL BLOEDHORK JEWELER AND WATCHMAKER DOUGLAS * ALASKA Waltham, Elgin and Hamilton Watches Office & Mantel Clocks Big Ben and Baby Ben Alarm Clocks Jewelry in Solid Gold and Gold Filled A fine selection in Nug get Jewelry, Alaska Rings and Souvenir Spoons Shriiier Buttons and 32 Deg. Masonic Charms CUT GLASS AND SILVERWARE Repairing a Specialty UNDER GUARANTEE We have a ailent salesman at our store that sells nothing but Sealshipt Oysters? the world's best. Come in and see how it's done, and ask for a recipe booklet. It's free. Mblin % Dabl msuuuum OJUULOJUUJUUt&JUUlJl# "SITKA HOT SPRINGS." Accom modations, jAmerican or European plan. For terms "apply to Dr. P. L. Goddard, Sanitarium, Alaska.