The following "Local Notes" appeared in The Daily Transcript's Jan. 17, 1910 issue: It is expected work on discharging the big cargo aboard the steamer Alaskan will be completed late tomorrow night or Thursday morning, when the ship will sale for the north.
Col. John Biddle and Lieut. C. T. Leeds, members of the committee to establish the sea wall line in the harbor, who arrived here last evening, were tendered a reception last night at the Grant hotel.
The weather bureau predicts that the storm now raging on the north coast above Puget Sound may work its way down to Southern California and this section by next Saturday.
One of the big 50-horsepower Curtiss biplanes is already assembled, and tentative flights may be made late this afternoon or tomorrow on the North Island aviation field.
Kalmia street, between Arctic and California, has been declared closed by the city council, in accordance with an agreement made with F.L. Hieatt, who has bound himself to spend $10,000 in that vicinity in consideration of the closing.