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Douglas Island Department
LODGE DIRECTORY Alaska Lodge No. 1, L 0. 0. T. U?e(? ?**ry Wednesday o*enlB| la Visiting brothers always welcome U W. KtLHUKN. Hec. S*c. Aurora Encampment No. 1 U?ets at Odd fYIIows Hall first am' L. W KIUBURN. 8erlbe. Northern Light Bebekah Lodge No. I NEW ICE CREAM SPECIALS THEY'RE FINE? COME IN AND TRY SOME Guy's Drug Store Free Floats Coats to tmali boat* an GIVE YOU A SQUARE DEAL LAND AT THE CITY DOCK EDISON LAMPS COFFEE PERCOLATORS And Other Types of Electrical Appliances GUY'S DRU^ o. STORE ELECTRIC LIGHT & POWER CO. m TREADWELL MARKET First Class Fresh Heats Smoked Heats and Sausages The best grade* of HAMS AND BACONS Always on Hand FRESH VEGETABLES Fresh Salted and Sacked Fish Large Alaskan Crabs Fancy Cheese Cider and Vinegar in Bulk Free Delivery at 10 a. m. every week day. Your patronage is appreciat. 1 Oar priccs Are Sight THEM ISLAND PERSONALS Carl Jacobson JEWELRY ANp WATCH REPAIRING THIRD STREET DOUGLAS TOBACCO? CIGARS Wc cany the largest itock of Smoker*' Sundries on the Island. A large (took of Juno Bev BUTTE POOL ROOM Front Street Douglas JUDGE GRAY HAS HIS FIRST CASE Fines Remi Stingier 1250 for Vio lation of Alaska Bone Dry Law pointed U. S. (!omml*lonor of" the SUCCESSFUL HUNT SOUR DOUGH NOTES Happening* on Dongla* Island Twenty Year* Ago This Week From News Filet Venison was ouo of the luxuries on Male at tlio locnl markets. The Hcbeknhs wen- planning a masquerade hall for Hallowe'en. . James MeKanna returned from Dawson and California Joe from Jack Frost made Ills first appear ance for the season. Charles Kox and tho McMillan brothers left fo.* Kndlcott. G. lloene was advertising for bids Tor clothing and papering 230 yards. X social dance was given at the Hotel Northern. Mrs. J. M. Uurrows was recovering Hugh Tracy and Vic tyaiildlng left for a prospecting trip to Adrnlr llriiKglst Hucbner, who had been sick for a wcok, was on tho mend. Hnrry Winter, a former photogra pher, was back on a visit. Steve Kane left for Dawson, where Elmer K. 8mlth had left for 8cat Martln Olson subscribed for the News to be sent to Nicholas Ander son of Holy Croas, Iowa. Two laymen wore Initiated Into the mysterious Order of Deacon*. Dan Campbell arrived from Daw son and was advertising a house and Tho young ladles of tho Catholle church were boosting a basket social for October 4 at Oilman's hall. The Douglas Candy Kactory was advising the boys to sweeten- up their girls with Its Its product. Victor Spauldlng was hack from a Work was progressing rapidly on a large new reservoir for storing city water and all fears of a shortage Third street and wore arranging for Tho News was arranging to movo The Douglas Pharmacy had on ex Mm. I. D. Carpenter entertained n A roroner'n jury foun<l that Milan I'opoYlch. who had been killed !?>? Ilernard Moore of Skagway visited in Douglas on till way homo from ness . oniict ted with the Skagwuy I)r. Itussell was taking Dr. S'mp non'a place and "eating at the Crown The hills buck of Douglas and Ti end well were full of grouse and blueberries. Hev. Snider bad gotten The public wan invited to 'Try tho virtue* of tho best whisky on Two Douglas Indies walking on tht: Law son creek road refused to turn back when informed thtvt a hear was browsing a short distance Sam Olus let a contract to J. P. tion to the Douglas Opera llouse\aud It was lo be completed "before snow fllcn" In order that scries of flrsl rlam attractions which the propri etor hnd i"*nK('d for might be Edna Hose Miller died September 19 and wan hurled In tlio Douglas cemotery. Hoy Klvln tiustufson died on the name day. Milan I'opovic-h, "V natlvo of Mojdez, N'ovl Doka, Kottuska. Austria, was killed in the Mexican mine on the Zlst." TIME REQUIRED ' TO DEVELOP OIL Indications of Rich Hydrocarbon Shale in Abundance in Rocky Mountain States Washington. I>. C -Recent Inves tigations by the I'. 8. geological survey are held by Its experts to In taln slates "(lure are enormous) quantities of oil shales which can be made to yield hydrocarbon of is to a much greater extent thun nv can hope to obtain from our oil The shales are said to constitute a tremendous potential oil reserve. "The oil^snales of this country," says the report, "contain enormous quantities of oil, but large amounts of money will ha?e to be Invested beforo the oil shale Industry be comes of -commercial Importance. Es timates by various engineers of the cost of a coinpleto retorting plant, handling 1,000 tons dally, are be tween $4,000,000 and JG.000.000. "In tills country the oil-shale In dustry enn not be developed over night and probably enn not attain success until large sums of money have hicn spent In perfecting min ing .retorting and refining methods A company to he successful, when ever oil-shale. operations become commercially feasible, must be able to employ the best technical, busi ness and engineering skill available, be prepared to operate on a large scule, and bo financially rtrong enough to wait several years for any large return on the money Invested. " Th< reports dc. lares tbnt it 1)< "unfortunate lhat a large number of the many companies organized to deal with oil shale are devoting than assisting In building a firm A nummary of the report follows: ' the present time, although there is ,i well established imluHtry It Scot Many American shale deposits arc richer lu recoverable oil tliali Scotch -hale* now being worked, and proh ibit, which It .. measure of recover Markct <ondi:lons for shale prod-' nets arc loss favorable In this conn- ' Great quantities of American shales arc of r; router thickness ami Ixticr suited for mining than Scotch As yet no process lor obtaining oil fi'om oil shale has been used In ac tual commerciul practice lu this Indications are that t he United States can not continue Ioiik to de pend on domestic petroleum produc tion to supply completely the de mand. for petroleum products, and that -sooner or later our oil shales will have to be used to help sup The oil shulo Industry cna not hope to mipplant ine petroleum in ilustry In a largo way for many year*, but will probably grow up front local industries In favorable places. Coats of oil alial? operations ? un not be reliably estimate*! until com mercial practice lu this country furnishes the necewiary basic ilata. "The quantity, quality and raluc of products and by-producta to be ob tained from oil shale In this. coun try are not known with any dojerce of certainty. The oil shale Industry Is a lame Hhale, lowgrudc raw materials man ufacturing enterprise, requiring large capital, high technical and business ability, and probably mak ing slow return on the investment. Onco economic conditions become favorable for the development of the oll-shalo Industry and satisfac tory mining, retorting and refining proccsacs worked out and markets established .there should bo only or dlnary business risk connected with the Industry. THE NEW PREACHER Seemed like the preacher wa'u't good enough; Seemed like the parson wa'n'l up (o snuff, lie hid queer notion* ami old ' fashioned ways, That once traa very well in oilier days ? Just like horse and buggy usmI to llcfore we got the ear. ami trai tor, too ? Hut people now don't think the way they done. And what was wicked once is only fun. And so we thought he ought to take a hike. Seemed like. Seemed like the young folks didn't go to church The way they done. Dad used to use the birch On us to git us up for Sunday school. (Rut there's another thing: birch aint the rulo No more. You tell your children what to do; Hut If they don't, your duty then Is through.) And so, to sort of git tho young folks back, ? We needed what our preacher semed to lack ? A little faster gait to sort of strike, Seemed like. "What would you suggest for our literary club to read?" asked Mrs. Flubdub. "A good cook book." responded her brutal husband. The Alaska FRANK COSTINOBEL. Proprietor ' SOFT DRINKS i'KJARS CARD TAHLES ONLY THE BEST Front Street Douglas 1 ' Fifteen Rooms Nicely Furnished ii HOTEL HUNTER EMILIO UBERTI. Manager BAItDEK SHOP IN CONNECTION : : FRONT STREET DOUGLAS, ALASKA Tobacco* Soft Drinks Pool and Billiards Thone 25 ..RAIN COATS.. For Men and Women? A Complete Line SHOES Ladies', Men's and Children in all Sizes and Styles Scotch Heather Hose in all weights and colors. Our stock of Fancy and Staple Groceries is always complete. Fruits and Vegetables in Season. F. A. J. GALLWAS GROCERIES, FURNISHINGS. NOTIONS, FISHERMEN'S SUPPLIES t + Are jouona Cash I J Basis? I Do you pay all your bills with cash, and % perhaps pay them twice? Do you argue J and dispute over the amounts? Do you + try to keep all such records in your mind? * A checking account with this bank will % | , eliminate all such troubles. Deposit your + 1 . money here? pay your bills by check? that + is the safest way? the modern way of doing J business. ? t Come in and let us start you. It's easy. | f THE FIRST TERRITORIAL 5 BANK OF ALASKA U. S. DEPOSITARY ? POSTAL SAVINGS tHW HUH 1 1 III 1 1 1 1 1 H ? I H M "