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KLUKWAN NATIVE BAND
? >and Twenty-five Special Artists In One Grand Combination of Song and
) | The Ancient Rites and Customs Artistically Presented In Aboriginal
j Costumes and Savage Splendor 1
; ; SCENES OF MEDICINE MAN'S ART AND WITCHCRAFT DEPICTED j
| ; Good Music. Folklore and Native Songs. j
\[ Elks' Hall, Sat. Eve., Dec. 7. Admission 50c |
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WHEN YOU NEED
!! Furniture, Mattresses, Stoves, Ranges:
Cooking Utensils or Crockery
;; and vou want full value for your money ro to ;
11 JOHN P. BENSON, the Furniture Dealer;
Cor. Third and Seward Streets, Juneau
? ? Tons upon tons of new and up-to-date jjoods arrive at our store every week
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"IT'S THE WATER"
FOR SALE AT ALL FIRST-CLASS BARS AND CAFES
: Valentine's Jewelry Store j
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X Keeps Everything Suitable for ?
? Wedding and Christinas Gifts J
X Front Street Juneau 4
I Juneau Transfer Co. ?
I COAL WOOD ?
? STORAGE :
X Moving Carefully Done ?
4 Baggage Our Long Suit ?
FRONT STREET ?
+ Next door to Raymond Co. T
Now carried in stock. Call
and inspect samples
Alaska Supply Co.
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t The Louvre Bar ::
^ Al Carlson. Prop.
T Imported and Domestic ?
I LIQUORS AND CIGARS ?
I RAINIER BEER ON DRAUGHT I
T Phone 3-3-5 Juneau ?
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J. W. DORAN
104 Second St Juneau, Alaaka
Arriving on Every Boat for
;; The Alaska Grill!
The Beit Appointed
Place in Town
; I Best ',of Everything Served i
? ? at Moderate Prices
THE BEST LOAF OF
+ In Alaska 4
X Is Sold At 1
| San Francisco Bakery <
X G. MESSERSCHMIDT, Prop, j
UNDIVIDED PROFITS $15,000
DEPOSITS OVER $400,000
\ j Complete facilities for the
transaction of any banking
T. F. KENNEDY, Pres.
JOHN RECK, Vice-Pres.
A. A. GABBS, Cashier
F. W. BRADLEY
E. P. KENNEDY
GEO. F. MILLER
T. F. KENNEDY
P. H. FOX
A. A. GABBS
M. J. O'CONNOR
R. P. NELSON I
Wholesale and Retail Dealer < >
In All Kinds ?
Typewriting Supplies, Blank ^
Books, Office Supplies, Sporting <>
Goods, Huyler's Candles, Gun- <?
ther's Candies, Toys, Notions,
Books, Magazines, Waterman's o
Fountain Pens, Conklln Pens, <?
Etc. < I
Cor. 2nd. and Seward Sts.
Juneau, Alaska o
Latest Novelties in
Tobacco Jars and ;;
Pipe Racks J!
at Burford's jj
[ WEATHER REPORT EOR NOVEMBER, 1912
! Cloudy, Partly , 1
| Maxl- Mini- Cloudy, Clear,
1 muni mum Rain or Snow Rainfall
' November 1 46 40 Cloudy?Rain .20
! November 2 47 33 Clear
| November 3 45 30 Clear
' November 4 45 27 Clear
! November 5 40 30 Cloudy?Snow Trace
| November 6 40 33 Cloudy?Rain .08
; November 7 43 33 Partly Cloudy
? November 8 39 25 Clear
- November 9 36 27 Cloudy?Snow .10
h November 10 39 25 Clear
I November 11 37 31 Cloudy?Snow .05
' November 12 43 34 Cloudy?Rain .50
? November 13 43 34 Cloudy?Rain .15
November 14 45 39 Cloudy?Rain .07
November 15 41 36 Cloudy?Rain .45
? November 16 49 40 Cloudy?Rain .17
. November 17 43 33 Cloudy?Rain .19
j November 18 42 34 Cloudy?Rain .01
; November 19 40 37 Cloudy?Rain .27
? November 20 41 37 Cloudy?Rain Trace
! November 21 41 37 Cloudy?Rain .43
) November 22 41... 38 Cloudy?Rain 1.60
? November 23 40 37 Cloudy?Rain .80
November 24 40 36 Cloudy?Rain .63
November 25 38 33 Partly Cloudy
November 26 40 32 Cloudy?Rain 1.00
November 27 40 35 Cloudy?Rain 1.00
November 28 39 35 Partly Cloudy?Rain .34
November 29 36 25 Clear
November 30 28 18 Clear
6 p. m.
The summary maximum for the
month being 1226; mean, of 40.9, and
dally mean. 36.8. The summary of
the minimum Ik 9S4 and the mean
The total rainfall for the month of
November totals 7.94 inches. The
? summary of temperature being 1111,
? with a mean, of 37.
Nov. 16, maximum 49, and on
Nov. 30, the minimum of 18.
The greatest rainfall in 24 hours
was on Nov. 92, when the rainfall
amounted to 1.50 inches.
Thero wore 19 rainy days; 7 clear;
three partly cloudy, and 20 Cloudy
days. On Nov. 3rd there was a kill
ing frost. C. R. REID,
Asst. Observer, Juneau, Alaska.
: LOST MINE ON
' Every mining country has ut least
> one "lost mine," and Alaska is no
\ exception to this rule. On this coast
' the tradition has it as the "Lost Rus
> slan Mine,' in Idaho and Nevada it
I is the "Lost Cabin," and so on.
^ In the interior of Alaska it is the
- "lost prospector" who finds the hld
. den wealth, and then, being short of
grub, leaves his find and makes his
way to the town, and through sickness
or death is never able to return to
In both cases, however, a map care
fully drawn is always left with *i boon
companion or partner, and this forms,
along with the story of the richness
of the strike, the basis for the efforts
? that are made to locate the lost
|i ground ever after.
) There is the "Lost Cabin Find, that
? has caused so many stampedes; on
! the Yukon there is "The Lost Rock
j er" mine, where a prospector rocked
? a fortune and then built a raft and
. floated down the Kuskokwim and lost
) the poke in the river, subsequently
; dying before his return to the scene
? of his And.
I On the Kenai peninsula are tales of
| the mines located by the early Rus
? sian traders, who covered them up in
order to keep the Oreat White Czar
j from stealing them.
Then there are the mines hat have
? been found by the Indians or natives
) and who have confided in the Russian
. priests, who have guarded the secret
I so well that it only annually leaks out
? through devious channels and is hand
? ed to some prospector, together with
? *he inevitable map, and again the
? rush is on.
? The lost mines of Alaska are as
? bad as lost treasures of the islands
? of the South sens. 4
? This year the lost mine sensation J *
? is being furnished by an outfit com- < ?
| posed of Horace and Frank Huddle- o
? stone, fieorge Lewis, Fred Oakes and
Phlll Ott. They outfitted In Fair- < >
banks and hiked for the Porcupine,
the place where the map shows that
the treasure is hidden.
Oakes has a map that gives the lat- <>
itude and longtitude, and Lewis, who J J
is an engineer, will have the job of
locating the gold.
The party has a small steamboat,
two poling boats and a year's provis
ions, and is prepared to winter at the
headquarters of the Porcupine and
spend next summer there if neces
JAS. GILLEN COMES IN.
James Gillen the old time prospec
tor is back In town again. Mr. Gil
len has been up in Silver Bow basin
? for some time doing assessment work
on the Winn and Gillette properties.
W. W. CASEY, Jr., TO LEAVE.
W. W. Casey, Jr., who has been
holding down a position in the cya
nide plant at Treadwell will leave for
the South on the next Humboldt.
Mr. Casey will go to Moscow, Ida
ho, where he will enter the law school
of the University of Idaho.
LADIES' AID SALE
The public generally is cordially in
vited by the Ladles' Aid to Inspect
the many articles which they will
have on sale at Taylor's Candy par
lors tomorrow afternoon. There will
also be a tempting array of good
things to cat.
FRESH FLOWERS on the Spokane.
For sale at Winter & Pond Store. ???
WINNING MOOSE WILL
HAVE A BANQUET.
The banquet hall of the new Com
mercial Cafe, at the corner of Frank
lin and Front streets, will be turned
over to the Loyal Oredr of Moose on
the evening of the opening day, Doc.
This event will be the celebration
of victory by the winning campaign
committee. For some time two com
mittees have been working to Increase
the membership of the order and
among other things it was agreed
that the committee bringing In the
greatest Increase should be banquet
ted at the expense of the less sue- .
cessful. This is the time and place
for the payment of the forfeit.
CITY COAL SHOULD
MOVE MUCH FASTER.
Since the announcement in The
Empire of a probable coal shortage,
several people have taken the precau
tion by laying In a winter supply but
the city wharfinger says that many
must have forgotten the situation for
the demand has slackened somewhat.
If _the people are to have the pro
tection that the city can give, It Is
essential that the coal now In the
Bunkers be bought and carted away
so that the city can order more while
the coal is obtainable.
NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS.
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pire not receiving papers regularly
either by carrier or mall, will confer
a favor by promptly notifying The
Subscribe for The Daily Empire.
OCCIDENTAL HOTEL AND ANNEX i
Restaurant in Connection Established 1881 European Plan
III COMMERCIAL MEN'S HOME ??
? ? FRONT ST. JOHN P. OLDS, Mngr. JUNEAU, ALASKA "
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Professional Cards !
R. W. JENNINGS
Lewis Building, Juneau j
Z. R. CHENEY
Lewis Building, Juneau !
Gunnison & Marshall
Oegker Building [
H. P. CROWTHER
U. S. Deputy Surveyor !
U. S. Mineral Surveyor ]
Office?Lewis Block ? Juneau !
N. WATANABE i
Office Over Purity Pharmacy
Juneau .... Alaska
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: THE LATEST AMERICAN INVENTION j|
: AND ALL OTHER KINDS OF ;;
ELECTRIC LIGHTING GOODS
) Can be obtained from the !!
ALASKA ELECTRIC LIGHT & POWER CO.
! Third and Franklin Streets Juneau ? ?
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WM. BRITT, PL G.
DRUGGIST AND CHEMIST
: JUNEAU, ALASKA SKAGWAY, ALASKA |;
A complete line of drugs and chemicals, druggist sundries, pat
ent medicines, rubber goods, toilet articles, stationery, clgais and ??
? candles. 1)
A complete line of standardized drugs for prescriptions, which ..
! are filled with utmost care and absolute acuracy.
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UNION IRON WORKS Machine Shop and Foundry
Gas Engines and Mill Castings
Agents Union Gas Engine and Regal Gas Engine
ALASKA MEAT COMPANY John Reck, Mgr.
Wholesale and Retail Butchers ,
| Manufacturers of all Kinds of Sausages Our Hams and liacon Are
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THE CIRCLE CITY HOTEL f
MRS. M. E. BERGMANN, Prop. +
:: HEADQUARTERS for PROSPECTORS AND MINING MEN I
ELECTRIC LIGHTED STEAM HEATED |
;; THIRD STREET JUNEAU, ALASKA j;
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In A Class By Itself
IMPARTIAL tests made by The Columbus Labo
ratories of Chicago give Fisher's Blend Fi.our
a higher rating than that of the Dakota all-Hard
Wheat Patent Flour.
Considering that this scientific combination of East- -
ern Hard Wheat and Western Soft Wheat costs you
from 20 to 25% less than what has always been con
sidered the highest grade of breadstuff, you can readily
see that it will pay you to insist on having
Fisher's Blend Flour
For Sale by All Dealers
We Are Headquarters for
DRY GOODS, CLOTHING
BOOTS AND SHOES, FURNISHINGS
STAPLE AND FANCY GROCERIES
ALASKA-TREADWELL GOLD MINING CO.
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