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The Douglas Island News.
THE LOCAL FIELD. The steamer Dolphin arrived from the Sooth last eight. George Stephens has gone back to work in the 210 mill. Martin OIsod has began the erection ot a new wharf on North Frout street. Modern 8 room house for sale; good location, Douglas, Apply at this otfioe. Kodaks aud Kodak Supplies -Of ail kinds always on hand at Andrews'* studio. Russell Yorke has returned from a hunting trip down in the vicinity of WraogtU. The snow that has appeared on the top of the mouutains indicates the ap proach of winter. Take a Kodak with you on your next fiahiug trip, and prove to your friends that you are not a liar. Wear Ever Aluminum at Jensens. See window display. Special prices for ?eta of 12 pieces or more. A number of Island firemen attended the smoker at Elks' hall last night by the Juneau fire department. The Odd Fellows and Rebekahs held a social at the hall last Thursday even tug. A fine time is reported. Mayor (yConuor left this morning on his launch Celtio to enjoy life -in the open for the rest of the week. Jim Huffman came down from Eagle river last Thursday night with a tou at | rutabagas for the local market. Regular price of 40 watt Mazda globes, 50c; 40-watt Mazda globes now 40c at Jensen's Hardware Store. The Ladies' Goild of St. Luke^s church will give a benefit dance at the Lytic on Friday evening, Oct. 17th. The Amy has been back on the ferry run for several days, and she is none too big for the crowds that go back and forth. If your clothes need repairing, clean ing or pressing, call ou Anton Krasel, | next door to the cable office, Second , street. Mrs. L. D. Mulligan, of Juneau, who has been a sufferer from an eye trouble, has sufficiently recovered to leave the hospital. Charlie Spores, Bert Graham and Sam Keist have formed a copartnership 4n the owning and operating of the gas tooat "Nettie." Buy your electric globesfrom Jensen because he can sell you 40 watt Mazda globes for 40o. All other globes sold with the same reduction. Mrs. Gust Grundler and Mrs. M. V. Christman have issued invitations for a linen shower on tomorrow evening in honor of Miss Lillie Liljestrand. See Jeusen's line of heating stoves, ranges and cook stow* before bnying elsewhere. Onr bigreductiou in prices will convince you that you can save money. Island pleasure seekers were highly entertained on Monday and Tuesday eights of this week by the Pollari Juve , oile Opera company at the Lyric theatre. A panic has spread among the mem hers of the legal fraternity at the Cap ital. A new member has won six out of seven cases. Starvation stares them in the face. Please take notice that Jensen carries everything in electrical goods, such as reading lamps, flash lights, electric globes, rosettes, switches, sockets, fuse plugs, cords and wire of all kinds. Hunters, please take notice that Jensen >carries all the late makes of guns, also ammunition of kinds. W e also guarantee our shells to be fresh, as we buy direct from the factory. Miss Anua Faherty, who has beeu at teudiug school at Butte, Mont., return ?ed on the Humboldt to her home in this oity. The young lady returns much improved in health, but homesick for Douglas. The helpless condition of Thomas Pelky, an aged resident of that town, has attracted the attention of the Ju Deau council men, and plans are being made to send him to the Pioneerd1 Homo at Sitka. Baseball was revived last Friday afternoon by a bunch of Douglas girls ^hose antics showed that they under etood the fine points of the great game, even if they laoked the skill displayed by their brothers. Charles W. Russell, private secretary to Superintendent Kinzie at Tread well, ?will leave Douglas Island to make his home at Seattle, where he will act as purchasing agent for the Alaska Tread veil Gold Mining Company. Oscar Foetrom fell last Thursday morning from a platform to the beach on North Front street. He was picked ?ip and oarried to a hospital, where he regained oonaciousneas after many bours. His jaw waa broken by the fall. I I t .11 ??? ? I I I Courses in rowing for botb men and women, rowing for women aud horse back riding for men are offered this year for the first lime by the depart ment of pbysioal training at the Uni versity of WasbiegtoB. Rev. J. H. Waraaanen and family left last week on the Jefferson for their new home in Seattle, where Mr. War maneu has aooepted the pastorate of a oharch. Douglas friends follow them with tost wishes for '.heir future hap piness. We both lose if you do not read this ad: Jenseu can sell you globe* cheaper than any one in town. Prices: 40-watt Mazda, now 10c. All other globes to be sold iu the same manner with a big reduotion. J ory service in Alaska is sometimes almost a continuous performance. Frank Harvey, a member of the regclar panel of petit jurymen called to serve at the special term of oourt at Juneau on Deo. 15tb, 1912, was discharged on Oct. 4th. The regular monthly meeting of Hose Co. .No. 1, of the Douglas Volunteer Fire Department will be held at the ?oity hall next Monday night. All citi zens interested in fire protection are welcome. No doubt the cart will be greased. Herman Anderson, who was murder ed on the Valdez trail, formerly worked for the Treadwell companies. He worked at the Bullion, the Mexican and at Nugget creek, and quit the company on Dec. 9, 1911. He was about 33 years of age aud was married. The Douglas Island Caledonian club has taken on new life, and at a recent meeting elected the following officers: President, Sam Devon; vice president, James Stevenson; secretary, Frank Robertson; treasurer, Alex Shurreok. Regular meetings will be held during the winter months. Juneau has a city hall well on the road to completion. Besides furnish ing offices for city officials aud a jail for wrongdoers, there will be a splen did space for firemen's headquarters and rooms of apparatus. A tower for drying N>se oocupies a position iu the oenter of the tower. Paul Bloedhorn, the Front street jeweler, fluds that business may be good, but uot profitable. Last Thurs day morning a stranger entered the store and purchased a $12 watch. While Paul's atteutiou was momentarily di verted the long aru>e& ?ti anger reachcd over Into the show window and appro priated three gold rings worth about $21.00. With the march of civilization aud general prosperity has come a lot of slick-fingered gentry who will neec watching, it is only a few years siuce door locks were only ueeded iu Doug las to keep the wind from blowing the ! doors open. Now it may become neces sary to take down the welcome sign and begin issuing blue tickets. Why Does the Victrola Have Changeable Needles? That is a question frequently asked sad the answer is: Because a changeable needle with a perfect point is absolutely necessary to properly play any record; Because a changeable needle is the only system that positively guarantees a per/eot poiut for playing every rec ord; Because a changeable needle adapts the different selections to the require* ments of various rooms, and to meet the tastes of discriminating people; Because a changeable needle enables you to hear every record just as you waut to hear it. October new Records are now ready. Call and hear them. Elmeb E. Smith, The<Frout Street Druggist. i Notice All accounts due Chambers Bros, for meat, etc., should be paid at the Doug las Meat Market only. Douglas Market. Happy Home Canoed Goods BTfM Highest Grade Fruits and Vegetables Sold .by the Best Grocers Schwabacher Bros. & Co. Inc. OAK OLSON, Representative TREADWELL TOPICS Mr. MoPherson, engiueer at the Ready Bullion, returned reoeatly from Tenakee and has resumed hie position. Alex Graham has been transferred from the Ready Bullion to the "240" engine room. A large party of Treadwell hunters went down to Sumdam last Sunday and returned with a load of duoks. F. P. Summers and bride returned on the Humboldt and have taken up their residence at the ?'Pines." Football practice is being indulged in nearly every afternoon aud basket ball has its innings in the evenings. There will be a meeting of the Tread well Dramatic olub this evening. There will be a meeting of the Tread well tire department next Friday even ing. Daniel Webster, manager of the Treadwell store, left on the Princess Sophia for San Francisco to purohase goods. Fred liebert is acting manager during Mr. Webster's absence. Miss May Mugford has aooepted a position with the Treadwell storo. Considerable work is being done on a new flume to carry the tailings from the 240 mill to the beach, the outlet , being near the Olub bathhouse. M. T. Lawrence left for the South ou the Prinoess Sophia. Mr. Lawrence has been employed at the 700 mill. As usual, the bowling team captained j by C. E. Bennett lost la*t Friday night. Mrs. H. Carroll and son, Ray, left on ' the Humboldt for a trip to South Caro lina, where Mrs. Carroll goes it* search of health. E. F. Smith, recently of Nugget creek, is employed at the Mexican mine. F. E. Gordon has joined the track re pairing crew. City of Douglas ? Notice to T axpayers The assessor's books for the current ' year are at the office of the City Clerk tor yeur inspection. The Council will : sit as a Board of Equalization at their ; council rooms Monday and Wednesday eveuings, Oct. 13 aud 15, to hear and adjust complaints. M. J. O'Connor, Mayor. A Juneau weather observer an nounces that during the month of Sep tember there were 25 rainy days; the balance of the month was fine. The total rainfall for the month amounted to 12.14 inches, and the greatest rain fall during one day of 21 hours was on the 21st, when >1.45 inches fell. There was a light fro&t on the morning of the flret. JULflJULfiJIA* ? A -7f" or ^Votiwe a UtltttNUDf# , ^ALSKIPtOYSTEH^51 We have a silent salesman at our ?tore that tells nothing bat Sefdshipt Oysters? the world's best. Come in and see how It's done, and aak for a reoipe;booklet. It's^free. longblin $ DabI liUUUUUUJLftJUUl^ WHEN IN JUNEAU ?AKE IN THE ORPHEUM THEATRE PLUMBING STEAM F4TTING SHEET METAL WORK Jobbing:, all'klnds off Re pair and Ida ohine Work, Phonographs and Sewing Machines Repaired. GAS ENGINE REPAIRING Front Street, near Ball Park, DougU*. +*%*%%%*%%% BON TON The most perfect fitting Corset in the world. A New Line Just Received, by P. H. FOX Douglas, Alaska ! ALASKA JEWELRY CO. Douglas ? jj For Watch and Jewelry Repairing * o>^*r *r*r >^>r ?r^r a Cbe Island ftotel** ALB IN BARITELLO, Proprietor Best Grades iUines, Ciquors, and Cigars NO INFERIOR BRANDS Family Trade Solicited ? -.-Free Delivery FRONT ST., DOUGLAS WHEN CUPID LEADS a .young couple to the altar one of the most important things needed is the wedding ring. It is the symbol of union and happiness. Our seam lees wedding rings will meet every requirement. They are guaranteed 4 by us. > II rHARlCK I S Jeweler and Optician ? ^ Juneau. Alaska Wrist and Bracelet Watches are very popular this season. Not alone "because of their novelty, but also because they iill a, distinct \waiat for vout door ^people. Engagement rings seem to be popular too. We have a superb collection orf both these specialties and invite attention to them. Watch Repairing is our Specialty Paul Bloedhorn PROMT STREET JMMJOLAS ESlliailSiSSEESEE f Builders Hardware [Roofing Sash and Doors Carpenters' Tools JOHN FEUSI Front St. Douglas iMillii reHsjjsHsiigli m si Pain ts, 0ils and Glass Ready-Mixed House Paints and Varnishes JOHNSON'S WOOD DYES ? ====== 1 Furniture Electrical] Goods Tinware, <Iran iteware Garden Tools