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ODR MOTTO
Has Always Been
QUALITY and RIGHT
PRICES
We are still giving our j
Customers the
HIGHEST QUALITY GROCERIES
at Prices Never Equalled in Cordova
Call And Be Convinced
O'NEILL <fi SLATER COMPANY
; THE STORE OF QUALITY
OFFICIAL RETURNS
LUTEIN ARRIVING
Clerk of the Court Arthur Lang re
ceived the official returns fro Unga
and Unalaska.
The returns at Unga were: Bunnell
41, Wlcker8ham 17. Senators, Price
45, Brooks 3, Goshaw 8, Chase3, Ger
man 2, Hubbard 1. For representa
tives, A! White 52, Brandford 51, Ly
ons 50, Holland 45, Tansy 7, Day 5,
Non 4. Markle 1, Ingram 1, Social
ist candidates each 2 votes.
At Unalaska the vote stands as re
ported by wireless, except that Hub
bard, Tansy, Noon, Markle, and Ly
ons received one vote each and Day
received one vote instead of 33 as re
ported.
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ANNOUNCEMENT.
We wish to announce to the general
public of the territory that we now
have our doors open for business, and
with the manufacture of our steam
engines, hoists, pumping plants, steam,
gasoline and electric drilling and
coring machinery, we halde all class
es of mining machinery, and are pre
pared to furnish castings in brass,
steel and Iron of any size and form,
nnd have a complete machine shop in
stalled for handling all classes of ma
chine work.
HARMO N& DEEVER.
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Fresh Shipment
Augustine & Keyer Candies, spoclal
Holiday assortment, at
O’NEILL & SLATBIt CO.
GOING OUTSIDE TO
MARRY SWEETHEART
Chris Jenson, who has been indus
triously fitting up apartments in the
Reception, will be an outgoing passen
ger on the Mariposa this evening.
R is said that when Chris returns to
Cordova he will bring with him a
bride, the young lady being now en
route from Europe. They will meet
in Seattle, and the wedding ceremony
will be performed there, and after a
short honeymoon they return to Cor
dova.
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GENUINE ENGLISH HOLLY fresh
from Seattle for sale at S. BLUM &
CO.
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Eagles Meet Tonight
The meeting of the Cordova Aerie
of Eagles, postponed from last week
on account of the Benefit entertain
ment for the Baseball Association,
will be held in Eagle hall this even
ing.
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Month in and Month out you’ll be
money ahead if you use our groceries.
8. BLUM & CO.
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A great variety of attractive Christ
mas cards at E. A. Hegg’s.
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Fresn shipments of corn on the cob
at Kinney’s.
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K4nney has a corner on Coffee.
What we mean is COFFEE, not the
wishy-wishy kind you have been
buying and nicknamed coffee. One
can of Dwight Edwards will convince
SUSPECTED ON
Inquiry Into the disappearance of
Boh Lagin, an old timer well known
In the Interior of Alaska, who has not
been heard of for more than a year
past, Is still being conducted by the
United Stntes marshal's office. Lagin
was last seen on September 12, 1913.
He had been trapping and hunting on
the upper tributaries of the Kusku- I
kwim, and intended to spend the I
Christmas holidays at Takotna. His I
non-arrival there caused apprehension ■
for his safety, and efforts were made I
to learn his fate. A man named Steve R
Foster told in Fairbanks last summer
of having seen Lagin a short time
previously, but this is believed to have
been a mistake. A letter from Dr.
C.reen of Takotna to Deputy Marshal
I’arcy O. Charles on the subject sug
gets that Lagin may have been a vic
tim of the Indians. The letter is in
part ns follows: !
"Jesse Uoder is as trustworthy and
honorable a yong man as you could
wish to meet anywhere, and has been
working on Candle creek all summer.
I had a tulk with him recently and
learned the following:
“He and Bob killed two Moose thirty
five miles up the North fork, and after
dressing them nob left him to go
about eighty miles up, or forty-five
miles farther, where he was going to
trap. Bob took the canoe, leaving his
poling boat for Jesse to take the
moose down river. Boh instructed
him to leave his moose at Arthur
Berry’s, at Big river, so he would have
it when lie returned about Christmas
time. Jesse did this, and Berry had
to feed it to his dogs this spring,
as Bob failed to show up.
“C. Frank Cowan, it Is reported, told
them that Bob Lagin came there and fo
the last he saw of him he was going pi
over the divide to the Novi. When th
Cowan came down the river this
spring he brought Bob’s canoe, which ti(
he found where Bob told him, and left
it at Berry’s. ki
. Believes Indians Killed Him. he
“Jesse Yoder left Bob on September gc
12, 1913, or rathei Bob left Yoder on th
that date—Yoder staying where they th
killed the moose to dry it out to keep be
it from spoiling. On September 18 m
the McKinley Fork Indians tried to ui
run him off and to take his meat away
from him. He punched several of
them pretty well, I guess, and then Oi
they threatened to shoot him. He told to
them to get busy, as he would not Bi
leave until his meat was fit to move, tr;
All of the Indians know he is crack
and quick shot, but nevertheless they ^
spent several days and nights shoot
ing around his camp, always from m(
cover, severnl shots hitting the trees
where he was camped and had his p£
meat. When Bob left him he had m
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ir nil a half gallons of whiskey and
snty of grub to take him through
e winter, with what meat he would
t. He also had plenty of ammuni
in.
‘It is Yoder’s opinion that Bob was
led by these same Indians, as they
ve run off every white man who has
ne Into their district. A man by
p name of John Sigurson went into
air country last year and has not
en seen or heard from since, thus
tking two who have disappeared
there."
Natives a Bad Lot.
A later communication from Iir.
een gives an interesting insight in
conditions in the littJe known re
ins In the upper Kuskokwim coun
He says:
‘I have just had a talk with Paul
nnick, a German who was on the
iskokwim some time since, hunting
lose, and he reports the following:
‘While coming down the North fork
stopped with his motor boat and his
lose at the mouth of the McKinley
•k, in a cabin belonging to another
rman named Frederick. Here he
ind Chief Soo Suey, who stayed all
tht with him. He asked him if he
d seen Bob Liagin and he said: Yes;
die all same two Indians same day.
le Indian he die my cabin McKin
• fork.’ (He lives up the McKinley
k.)
‘Then Minnick asked him if he
ew Jesse Yoder, and he answered:
es; he kill five my dogs. Three dogs
good, me kill ’em pretty soon. Two
gs hiu skookum dogs. Me kilt him
onetime.’ Minnick says as he does
t understand the Indians or Eng
h any too well, he may have tnls
derstood him. After they had gone
bed, Minnick says, he could not
■ep, thinking of what Soo Suey had
Id, and knowing what the other
ilians say about his (Soo Suey's)
ing a smooth, foxy Indian. While
ake, but pretending to sleep, Soo
ey got up very carefully, took the
ig‘ and went out of the cabin, and
got up to see what he did. Soo
ey, after getting out of the cabin,
lighted the 'bug' and went down to
his boat and searched It all over, re
turning to the cabin and putting out
his ‘bug’ before he came in. Minnick
got hack into bed and the Indian came
very carefully crawling in his end of
the bunk, and was soon asleep. In
the morning neither one mentioned
the subject, Minnick being afraid to
ask him why he searched his boat af
ter they had gone to bed. Minnick
discredits the story of Lagin's being
1 at C. F. Cowan’s cabin, further up.
! and says that Lagin left a note tacked
| to a tree on the bank near his canoe,
where he had camped, directing Co- —
wan to take his canoe down with him
when he came along in the spring, ?.
and to leave it at Berry’s. This Co
wan did.”
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Our prices on Sugar and other staple i
Groceries are always the lowest. Call
at our store and be convinced.
O’NEILL & SLATER Co. , .
IS
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A man of the trade is the one to
deal with.—OSRORNE BROS.
THE WONDER RANGES!
ARE PERFECT BAKERS AND FUEL SAVERS
W e have Patterns to Suit your Fancy and
a Price to fit your Purse
tifci NORTHWESTERN HARDWARE CO.
,l’* Stove Service we sell
®tove ®erylce you want
AN OFFER FOR SIXTY DAYS ONLY.
575 Town Lots in Cordova.
Ranging in price from $50 up to $3000, and 600
'I'nwn lots in Chitina from $50 to $10(K). Any
or all of them on easy terms.
Now is the time to buy.
Tor particulars—Call on or write to
GEO. C. HAZELET,
Coidova, Alaska. Trustee and Agent.. i
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Suggestions
For Christmas j
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Best and Biggest Assortment |
Smoking Jackets
Silk Ties' |
Hole Proof Hosiery
For The Whole Family
Alfred Benjamin’s Suits
John B. Stetson Hats |
And Floreshiem Shoes
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The Finest Moving Picture House
In Alaska.
SEATING CAPACIW 400
PROGRAM FOR
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18, 1914.
“THE QUANTRELL’S SON.”
A Vltagraph War Story.
“THE OLD VERSUS THE NEW.” j:j:
Selig Drama.
"TRAPPED.”
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A Two Heel Kalern Drama full of jij:
stirring acton and exciting scenes.
First Show Begins at 8 p. tn.
REGULAR ADMISSION
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OVERLAND HOTEL 11
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Large Parlor and Reading Room
Cafe and Hilliird Room
H. T. STAFSHOLT, Prop.
Christmas Suggestions
rilI?T^TM AC AND THE holidays are at hand and our store is again 1
II IV 1^ 1 iu/A^ HEADQUARTERS for appropriate and lasting gifts at
PR'CES WHICH REALLY REPRESENT GREAT M ONEY SAVING. IT IS CERTAINLY TO
YOUR ADVANTAGE TO MAKE YOUR SELECTIONS NOW WHILE OUR BIG STOCK CON
TAINS SUCH A WIDE AND COMPLETE RANGE OF SUITABLE PRESENTS. THE NEXT
FEW WEEKS WILL BE BUSY ONES WITH THIS STORE. ACCEPT OUR ADVICE AND
MAKE YOUR SELECTIONS NOW FOR DEDIVERY LATER ON.
VISIT OUR BIG SHOE CLASSY CHRISTMAS NUGGET JEWELRY
DEPARTMENT NECKWEAR A very large and beauti- ___
If you admire pretty pat- ful assortment. Nugget Experience shows that Wearing
Christmas Season finds In our Big \ terns and distinctive de- Chains, Watch Fobs, Beau- Apparel is about the most substan
Footwear Department a wide range signs In Neckwear, you’ll *y and Stick Pins, Rings, tial Christmas Gift of all, and Includ
of Choice Styles and Dependable surely find our showing un- Necklaces, Crosses, Cuff ed, should be guaranteed.
Makes of 8hoes and Slippers for excelled. Links, Etc. Qur Bath Robe 0epartment con.
every member of the family FOUR-IN HAND AND JUST THE ARTICLE TO tains only the Very best Makes, from
Black or Tan,, Lace or Button, | BOW TIES SEND HER the leading woolen mills. Our
Gun Metal, Patent Leather, Vlcl and . ~ 1 assortment Is large and our prices
Calfskin Shoes In all prevailing pop- I__ _ i_I | •—» ■ ■ • I are reasonable.
Imported Japanese Dainties
We Guarantee Perfect Pit Silk Embroidered Kimonos, in various shades, both _
--^ short and long, Lunch Cloths, Bureau Scarfs, Cotton I p— <
I I"" I BtTC1i3’ Toweling, Battenbergs, Wheel Doily, White W KfAn L CMTiX I
Shnn r r \/ \*£*3 E™broidered Opera Bags, Kabe Ghiyoda Bags and Q HJ N F_ Hf V
L/l IUU LCll IV Y, herS’ Lmen Stencl1 center set- Pin Cushions, Leather W L-U.I I ¥
'i J Burses, Doll Pin Cushions, Leather Mirror Cases,, Pon- ---_
-- |eeu,Bo,id?,ir S1iPPers- Imitation Velvet Pillow Tops, HERE’S THE pt ape epp
WOMEN’S Kahki Pillow Tops, Chochet Doilies, Silk Handker- FURNISHINGS
-- | chiefs, and a large assortment of Linen Handkerchiefs. UKNISHINGS j
Silk Hosiery In Tan, Stone, Tan- THESE ARE VERY APPROPRIATE GIFTS ln this P°Pular department you
go, Brown, Pink, Champagne, Card!- ! - _ will find a large selection of mer
nal, Light Blue, and Black In ordl- QPEPT A T nnvco rt-n T__ . chandise at Economical Prices.
nary and Italian S Y A ^ 0F TRAVELERS bags Father, Son, Uncle Cousin, each |:
KAYSER’S GLOVES, . ,7Trl„Y f k AND TEUNKS ■"><*'». X»
assortment for both women and chit- " “ What a^e two Items which *e'ect h"e' ^ook over the stock
dren. Knitted Toque, and Hoods, BrothIr !ouM , ' recent year, have become today white It t. complete. Under
Pure Felt Sofa Pillows. In every de- .? *°“ " 3,W3y9 8U9M very popular a. Christmas ”ear’ Shlrta’ Suspenders. Hosiery,
sign issued. ° ‘ 'f ^ 3 b°X Gift«’ a"« cause the giver to EtC”
u of Fancy Black Hose in u„ , .
Consider These For Gifts J^0"’ mercer,“d’ "9le wniZ ZTZtlZctto the and ^i,^^ clZ'l*'""'
gift affords. .
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