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Stikeen River journal. (Fort Wrangel, Alaska) 1898-1899, October 21, 1899, Image 4

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Absolutely Pure
Easiest to use, makes
the sweetest and lightest
! biscuit, cake and bread,
and makes them more
j healthful.
Roval will keep fresh
and sound, and is the only
baking powder that can be
used to advantage in Alaska
and the Klondike.
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W. .1. Sn.I.V. KlOTolt A Nil Mm; It.
Published every Saturday at the MeKlnmm
Itloek. Front St. Wr ..-el Alaska.
One Year - - - M *Hi
Six Months - - • St!
Three Months - - - I
Single Copies - - - - 111,
Foreign Postayo must In* Frepnitl.
Rates of tlvertlzins; on Applieation.
satuk day. Oct -.’t. isim.
It is somewhat strange that in view
of the fact that we have quite, a num
erous floating population of prospect
ors and miners, men thoroughly under-!
standing their business, that the island j
of VYrangel has been neglected by the
searchers for the precious minerals.
Parties leave our city and scour the j
islands far and near, but do not seem to
give a second thought to this island,
and why? The formation, a tilted slate
upheaval, is good, the “country rook"
promising and the labor in prospecting
light? The history of mining is lull to j
repletion of great strikes made in tota
lly unexpected places close to the
haunts of men. Ogden. < 'ripple ( reek,
the Turon, Mount Brown ar.d the great
•lonannesburg mines are a few instan .
Take a look around boys and. see
what we have at our back-door!
General .1. D. .McIntyre, a prominent
mining engineer of Seattle, has written I
to parties in this town that he will pay I
Wrangel a visit in the near future, and '
as the General is eminent among min-J
ing operators and is desirous of obtain-;
ing control of some good mining prop-1
erties. we trust lie will succeed in ac
quiring mining interests in this vicini
ty as we must always class mining oper
ations among the varied industries
which will make our town one of the
foremost in Alaska, Wrangel being
situated in the centre of a great miner
al belt, possibly one of the greatest the
world has ever known. General Me
Intyre is the mining engineer for the I
Seattle Mining Exchange, arid we may i
hope that he will identify himself in
the development of some of our vast
mineral wealth.
It is a matter of history that on their
numerous hunting excursions, that t lie
old Russian voyageurs used copper bul-;
lets for their muzzle loading guns.
Now, with the crude appliances at
their command the copper must have
been native, in a state of great purity,
for them to have fashioned it into bul
lets. Also the location of these depos
its was undoubtedly somewhere in our
immediate vicinity.
Copper is coming to the front in a re
markable manner of late, owfng to the
enormous development of electrical
appliances. Copper which a short time
ago was selling at 97.50, being now
quoted at $19. 25. Keep your eyes peel
ed for copper boys, it is a better all
round proposition than a gold mine.
Subscribe lor the JOURNAL.
Fresh Bread at Weigels Bakery. !
Newton Spicer, tule ’>mnager for t.lio
McKinnon wharf (‘oM has returned to
\Y. A Beddoe. late editor and pnb
lisher of the Alaska Miner, made this1
office a pleasant call on Sunday last.
Ben Kibbler and wife returned on
the Cottage <'ity on Sunday last, after
several weeks absence visiting friends
in the Sound country.
Dr. Stanton, who lias been under the
weather for the past few days, is rapid
ly improving.
Weigel makes the best Pies, fakes
and bread in town.
We are very glad to announce to the
man.,' friends of I Juneau McKinnon
that he is rapidly improving in health,
and we trust that ere long lie will he
enjoying his usual robust health.
■How is your supply of hill heads,
letterheads, business cards and envel
opes-:1 Arc they getting lmv.J If so,
send us your order. We guarantee you
satisfaction. I.mv prices, good work
and prompt delivery make a strung
For Sale! Cheap, One New fool;
stov ■ one Box Stove, and one lirst-elass
Bedroom Suite, complete, at Wilsons.
The s. s. 11.malic called at this port
on Tuesday last: and notably among t lie
passengers who left for tile Sound were
I). K Irvine, K. Langworthy, and \\ .
1*. Watson, the latter two being on
their way bark to England.
M. S, Bell and AI. Osborne returned
on tnesday last from a two days hunt
bringing hack ills mallard and t.-al
We acknowlcdyo till) receipt of a
pair of very nice fat leal ducks. Thank
you Mr. Hell, call ayatn!
Wetyel makes a speciality of line
past ry. Wediliny cakes etc.
lio to the i >. K. 'I’onsorial i'arlors
w iien you want a strictly lirst class hair
cut. sluice or shampoo: you will also
limi there the host and most comp.ole
stoek of ciyurs and tobaccos to lie tound
m t lie city.
lie "up to date' anil yet your ealltny
amt business eards printed at this of
.Where to (jo
For the licsl Mdk Hunch. Lemonade
Fresh Fruits. Fresh Candies, Ciyurs
and Tobaccos. Daily 1 'apurs, .Maya/.ines
Novels and Stationery . Fresh < h sters.
cold Lunch and tlie Hurt Coffee in
Alaska. <io to Wilson’s.
11. ('. Tail announces that on and
after the lirst day of November Fresh
Milk will he Id? cents per quart. *
c. \V. Feickert and Harry Hay. two
well known and respected yoiiny men.
late of Wranyel. rcturnc I to big
from Ketchikan huviny had a very
rouyh tripin which the rudder and
centre-board of their sloop Mamie was
carried away. The Jot’KX\t, ennyrat.
ulates them on their narrow escape
Hoc Lapsloy is developing a derided
taste for gunning, more so than ever
since the memorial duck hunt of la»t
week. Ime has pi-x;tired .for himself
an air-rifle with which he daily amuses
himself by peppering all the unlucky
members of the canine tribe which
stray within range of his deadly wean
on. As the doctor stood in his shirt
sleeves. and the light of battle in his
eye. lie forcibly reminded us of his pro
totype Dr. Jameson making his cele
brated raid on the Boers of the Trans
v aa 1.
.1. A. Stephens left on the s.s. Cot
tage ( 'ity for Ketchikan where lie has
several contracts of artistic decoration.
Joseph Clearihue, the popular Glon
ora merchant, left on the Cottage ('ity
for Victoria where he intends purchas
ing a large consignment of general
merchandise with which to replenish
his stock.
Charley Walker, of Walker ('reek
fame, is reported to have made several
rich finds near the trail which runs be
tween Glenora and Teslin lake.
Mr. Duncan McKinnon, our popular
and highly esteemed merchant has
gone to Victoria on the Cottage City.
Mr. McKinnon has been ailing some
what of late and the change will un
unquostionably be of material bene lit
to him.
II. D. Irvine, a mining engineer of
Victoria, returned to Wrangel on Mon
day last., after an absence of seven
Mr. Irvine has been in the Deaso
Lake district looking up hydraulic
property in the interest of a London
(Eng.) syndicate. We were unable to
glean any information as to the move
ments or intentions of the company; but
Mr. Irvine reports favorably of that
country, both for placer and quartz.
The s.s. Alaska with the Garnet in
tow returned on Thursday last from
J uneau and Skaguay.
Bon Voyage.
We regret, to chronicle the departure
from our midst, of our esteemeii fellow j
citizen Mr.Clias. Merrill who with his
wife und child left Wrangel on Lite s. s.
Cottage Cd.v for their old homo at Fair
haven. Mr. and Mrs. Merrill will
leave behind tnem a host of friends to
whom they have endeared themselves
by their many go id qualities of heart
and head.
While regret ting their departure the
Journal wishes them hot It "Hon Voy
The Kissing Hug.
The kissing hug of which we have till
read so imii'li about has .suddenly ap
peared in Wrangel; and all those fair
damsels w ho are in the habit of en joy -
ing a kiss from a bearded lip are warn
ed to beware; for it has been proven be
yond a doubt Unit the sting of this bug
is death.
The Hunt Grocery Fu.
Are still here and serving customers
to please, mutually.
The ever genial Jack Collins made
this oftiee a pleasant call early this
morning, and was aeeunq.anted by a
line, jttiey, well stuffed, and well rook
ed duck, which lie kindly presented to
t he bachelor editor.
N. It. Mo fault of the editor's that
he is a bachelor.
Mrs. Alice K. Foster returned from
Juneau on the s.s. Dirigo, Thursday,
broke all up over missing the surprise
party, but fully recuperated at the ball
of Wednesday last. M rs. Foster is pas
sionately fond of dancing', and she cer
tainly oxeells in that most graceful art.
Dad (iilman. our popular jailer and
city detective, is greatly improving his
residentul properly by resodditig his
lawn and clearing various other por
tions of his estate. Dad is a rustles
and a worker and lit.rlainiy has our
very bc- t wishes.
Koy ('ole returned on Wednesday
hi' ti'om n jirospectine- trip, lie reports
fair .success: hut that the season is too
spent to be ft all couth rtuhlu l'or .Mr.
I Vos pec tor.
.Missionary A. Stark, tale of this city,
made this oltiei a pleasant call and
stated that he hud met with a yood
liielil for his worn at hot It I )oii" las. .1 utt
eau and Skag a.. , . r. Stark .Hit re
main in Wranyvl | ,• next ten days for
the purpose of res;t, out his pastor
al laltors.
John K. Sales is still making im
provements in tVr iiit'ei. pot only as re
yards business, but also socially: for,
under expert tuition of I’rot'. Kdsort, lie
is makinjf rapid -1 rides in the Tcrpsich
orean art.
Dr. Ik \V. Woods h:i~ decided to lo
cale here in W'ranyel. )(,. will in all
prohiliility occupy Dr. I.apsley'e ollice.
Mr. John ILylutii-. I. I’, of Telecraph
creek.is in town and made us a friendly
visit, lie arrived with the (.'asm party.
Mr. Hyland is identified with consider
able miuiny interests in this section,
alsoowniny some valuable properties
in the Yukou.
Our little hoy was atflieted with
rheumatism in hi> knee: ami at times
unable to put his foot on the floor. We
tried in vain everything we eould hear
of that we thought would help him.
We almost gave up in dispair. when
someone advised u« to try Chamber
lain's Pain l-ialm. We did so. and the
first Kittle gave so mueh relief that we
got a sectind one, and. to our surprise,
it eured him sound and well. .1. T,
Hays. Pastor Christian Church. Neo
desha, Kan. For sale bv Wrangel Drug
Old fashions in dross may bi revived
but no old-fashioned medicine ran re
place Chamberlain's Colic. Cholera and
Diarrhoea Rented v. For sal.' by Wran
ge 1 I h ug t o
Wholesale and Detail
Supplying Ships, Hotels and
Restaurants a Specialty.
40d Front Street, Wrangel, Alaska
The famous
Wellington Coal
Now on sale at the lowest market rates
Office on the Daviduk Wharf.
Steamers coaled at any hour.
Agent for R. Dunsmuir & Sons
Town Lots Now On The Market.
Lumber Yards, Hotel, Cannery and Store Already Established
— /V*V4 -
GOOD CHANCE for Restaurants, Stores, Barber Shops and
Other Lines Of Business.
Residence Property or Sale-New Houses Going Up Exery Day
Now Is The Time to Get In On The Ground Floor.
Call on or address
/V\. E. Martin, Agent
Ketchikan Alaska,
227 Front Street
“Rainier” Lager Beerion Draught.
Finest Line of WINES, LIQUORS and CIGARS.
Rainier bottled beer always on hand.
The Resort for Tourists
The X X
HUNTERS ’. . 1
For the
Boys. . . .
Have Always On Hand a Fine
Stock of, . ..
Liquors &
Cigars JY
Front St. - - - Fort Wrunyul.
“The Milwaukee”
A familial’ name given to tin
Chicago. Milwaukee A St. Paul Kail
way, known all over the Union as the
Great [{railway running the. " Pioneer
Limited” I rains evert day and night be
tween St. 1’aid and Chicago, and Oma
ha and Chicago. “The only perfect
trains in the world." Understand: Con
nections are made with ALL Trans
continental Lines, assuring' passengers
the best service known. Luxurious
roadies, electric lights, steam heat,
of a verity equaled b\ no other line.
See. that vottr ticket reads via "The
Milwaukee" whim going to.any point
in the United States or Canada. All
ticket agents sell them.
For rates, pamphlets or other infor
mation, address,
.F. w. Casey, c„ ,1. Limy.
Trav. Puss. Agt. General Agt.
Seattle. Wash. Por.TLANn. <>r
When Travclinjr Tune.. ..
The Northern Pacitic Railway
Pullman Sleeping Cars
Elegant Dining Cars
Upholstered tourist
Sleeping Cars
St. Paul
TO Duluth
AiMD (Trand Forks
RRO/VY Winnepetr
And all other points in theUnited
States and Canada.
New York
And all points East and South,
also to China and Japan via r 'he
Northern Pacific S S. Co.
For full information, rules, routes, maps, etc
apply to
1. A. NADEAP. (ien'l Aovrit. Seatt o,
A. TIXEIXG. (ien'l Ayent. Tarot, a
e. e. m.ACKWooi). Ao-t x. p. it. it.
Victoria. H. ('.
A. !>. < HA1IETOX.
Asst, (ien'l I’ass. Agt..
Portland. < >rotro
(’HAS. S. PEE.
General Pass. Asrt..
St. Paul, Minn.
The A v
X Restaurant
The Best 25 cent Meal in Town.
122 Front Street - - Wrangel.
Young Mens Christian Association,
Front Street.
Bowling Alley.
Game Rcom.
Social hall.
Open from 7 1< 10 P. M.
Any young man may become an associ
ate member. Fee for .*1.0(T
G. A. McPulloch. Secretary.
L. H. Wakefield. President.

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