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__:_' ^ . ‘ wet or dry, wear DRY BAK clothing and be comfort able—Made of pliable, waterproof khaki cloth. Coat like Illustration - - - $5.00 Pants to match- - - * $3.00 Valdez Mercantile Co., Inc. true; values On the basis ot Security and Service we solicit your account WE DO A BANKING BUSINESS EXCLUSIVELY. VALDEZ BANK & TRUST CO. Job Printing At The Prospector Office FROM 1E SOUTH •k * .... • 7 ' — Brings Few Passengers—Has 50 Tons of Freight—Goes South Tomorrow. The steamer Mariposa arrived at 10 o’clock last night in com mand of Captain Charles O’Brien and sailed west early'this morn ing for Seward. The Mariposa brought 50 tons of freight for Valdez merchants and a number of passengers. The. Cordova passenger list was a’lso ’much smaller than that of any ship* since Ihp stampede started. Captain O’Brien expected to reach Valdez some time tomor row afternoon and the boat will remain at the dock long enough •to allow for the special concert arranged in honor of Lieut. Weeks, who leaves for the stales on her. The passenger list is as fol lows: Valdez—A. E. Grigsby, T. E. Becker, S. L. Carter, A. Kistler, I C. W. Millard and one steerage. Round trippers—T. L. Brad ford, H. II. Hat1.sell, S. B. Scar borough, Mrs. S. B. Scarbor ough, E. Mcrgell, II. O. Vogel, Mrs. 'll. O. Vogel, Dr. D. C. Ro denhurst, Mrs. T. Johnson, Mrs. C. R. Rumford, T. Johnson, Miss Alice Miller and Mrs. J. B. Le wright. Cordova—L. H. Royal, Mrs. J. R. Underwood, Miss G. Dickinson, J. A. Miller, II. N. McGate, Jas. English, Mrs. B. Smith, I. W. Pilscher, Miss E. Johnson, A. R. Fenton, Mrs. S. R. Hedges, Mrs. Helen O’Neill, M. Musgrove, N. Scott, E. J. Achley, H. E. Walker, Mrs. F. H. SReldon and son, Sam Scribner, Win. C. Brien, \V). A. Donald, II. L Blake, Fred Scott, J. Laurie, J. F, Randall, C. Payne "and J. Payne. Seward—Miss E. Warl, Miss Crabb, II. W. Wright, A. Sigyu. Finely Sarcastic. Some time ago a lady went into the library of her home, where a servant girl was dusting an orna mental bookcase. For awhile she watched the maid and then crossed the room to examine the work. “I want to tell you, Jane,” said the mistress, “that we are going to have company. Mr. and Mrs. Smith are going to call and stay for din ner.” “Yes, ma’am,” quietly responded the servant girl, continuing her work. “And since Mr. Smith is a trifle over six feet tall, Jane,” resumed the mistress, “I think you had bet ter dust the ornaments on the top shelf.”—Philadelphia Telegraph. His Cast Off 8uit. A bachelor who lives in a hotel decided to clean out his wardrobe, the result being that the maid on the floor got among other things a suit of clothes which, she was sure, her brother would be glad to wear. A week later the bachelor asked the maid if her brother could wear the suit. “Oh, 1 was just going to speak to you about that,” said the maid. “It had to be fixed over, and it cost me $2.50, which I think you should pay me.” “No,” said the bachelor in telling the hotel manager, “1 did not give her the $2.50, and hereafter I shall sell my discarded clothes to the ole do’ man."—New York Sun. Replied to the Thunder In Kind. A jolly group of traveling men had just got comfortably seated in the hotel lobby when another knight of the grip arrived. “Mighty glad to see you fellows,” he exclaimed enthusiastically, shak ing hands all around. , “Sorry we can’t say as much for von,” was handed him by one of the group. . “Oh, you could, all right, if you’d lie as I do,” replied the newcomer. —Kansas City Times. tough Faro. In a New Zealand town one of the municipal candidates, a pro nounced Scotsman, had received a present of a huge Scotch thistle, which at the moment happened to be lying on the table of his com mittee room. A friend, entering, withdrew suddenly, with the re mark: “I beg your pardon; I didn’t know yon were at luncheon.*’ Bring your job work to the Prospector office. Splendid comical (11ms at the Orpheum tonight Just arrived, a line or latest style waists at Harvey’s Toggery. Dolly Vardon troul are plenti ful in the streams near Swanitz ville. One-half off on trimmed milli nery and 25 per cent discount on suits at Harvey s Toggery. R. Holland, who is interested in the Dig Four Mining claim on Mineral creek is in Valdez. M. V. Edwards returned today at noon from Mineral creek where lie has been prospecting. ■■ I.- .... The Seacoast Mining company are negotiating for th,e 'purchase of the Out lirie-Belloli property. FOR SALE cheap, all my furni ture. Mrs. Horace DeLine. William Wilson, of the Copper Block, is now in Eos Angeles and will start north on his return to Valdez. Charlies Millard, who left here last winter in poor health, re turned last night greatly im proved. Ceneral Agent Tracy, of the Alaska Steamship company, is making the round (rip on the Mariposa. WANTED—A girl to do house work. Apply to Mrs. Hamburger. Mrs. (ieorge Walker returned to Valdez yesterday from a week end visit wilh Miss Troupe of Fort Liseum. The silver salmon are still biting and some fishermen have luck while others are failures at the business. WANTED—A girl to assist with the care of children. Call or ’phone Mrs. Hamburger. Word was recently brought to Valdez of the contemplated cr eel ion near Lalouche of a large wood pulp mill. Mrs. McDougall and child are guests of Mrs. Erickson at Fort Liseum and will 'spend a few days across the bay. WANTED—A woman to work by tile day or hour. Apply to Mrs. Hamburger. A. IL lies, superintendent of the Alaska Consolidated Copper Mines company, returned to Val dez last night on the Mariposa. Senator Millard now has (be Millionaire property on Mineral creek opened to a depth of 80 feet and the ore values have in creased with depth. (Jus Djarf is moving the old Independent Laundry for Judge Lyons from Keystone Avenue to a lot owned bp Judge Lyons next to the Wilson barn. Lieut. L. A. Knnzig, formerly Quartermaster at Fort Liseum, today assumed bis new position as disbursing ollicer and secre tary of the Alaska Road Com mission. The Wednesday night dance will be given tomorrow night at the Wednesday dancing dancing class. A good time is assured all who attend. Pinkus will fur nish the music. A. Kistler, one'of the large Stockholders of the Cameron Johnson Gold Mining company, reached Valdez last night from the states and will visit I he property as soon as possible. Baron Von Raven, who is largely interested in the Alaska Consolidated Copper company operating in the Kuskalina sec tion of Alaska, reached Valdez last night with A. B. lies and will spend about a week here, visit ing several properties on Knighl Island. ‘‘Why do you drink so hard at all times?” ‘‘My wife won’t speak to me when I’m drinking.” | JAMES NARAY, THE | SHOEMAKER has moved to the Phoenix Block in Keystone Axe. where he will do BOOT * SHOE Repairing in first class order and reasonable. A. M. Dierintjer Valdez Transfer Company General Trucking and Freight ing to all interior points LIVERY an d FEED STABLE STORAGE Teaming of all kinds] Positively no coal delivered unless paid for in advance PROFESSIONAL Df.' H. COCKERILLE GraduateTof National University Washington,^. C.| DENTIST/ Phone 92 UFeurteen'yesri'in Office in Whaling building VALDEZ Next to cable office DR. GERMAN Phone .9 TH£ DENTIST Office rooms over Owl Druir store. Office hours 9 a. m., to 6 |i. m., 7 p, m.,to9 p. m. Sundays by appointment All work guaranteed C. E. BUNNELL ATTORNEY-AT-LAW Offices Wall Street Phone 31 VALDEZ E. E. RITCHIE | LAWYER | phone 136 Valdez, Alaska 1 MINING ENGINEER F. BUTTERWORTH ,Civil Engineer and’ 1 U. S. Deputy Land and Mineral Surveyor Blue Printing Res Phone. 189 L. W. STORM. E. M. Valdez. Alaska i Reports oh Mines Patent Surveys General Mining Engineering Phone No. ios Geo. f. white The Assayer Assaying and Ore Testing CORRECT RESULTS No More, No Less VALDEZ, ALASKA Valdez I^odge No 168. Free and Accepted Masons Regular Communications Mst Wednesday in each month in McKinley Hill Visitors always welcome* James H Patterson..W. M C. C- Reynolds. Sec FOE VALDEZ AERIE Mo. 1971 Meet every Friday, 8 p. m." Eople Hal CAMP VALDEZ No. 10 rA.BJ Meet every Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock In Eagle Hall. All members are requested to attend. S. MCNIECE. Arctic Chief VALDEZ LODGE NO. 6,1.0. 0. F Meets every Monday at 8 p. m- in'Z^IH ODD FELLOWS HALL ■■Visiting Brothers especially invited Wm. Thomas, n. g. ! P. S. Hunt. p.Io., Sec PIONEERS OF ALASKA IGLOO NO. 7. Meets every first and third Mon day of each month. All visit ing Brothers welcome.' ’ E. G. AMES, Secretary.