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ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE
J. F. A. STRONG Entered as second-class matter November 7, 1912 at tbe postofllco at Ju neau, Alaska, under the Act of March 3, 1S79. SUBSCRIPTION RATES: 0?e year, by mall $10.00 Six months, by mall 5.00 Per month, delivered 1.00 JUNEAU. ALASKA. DECEMBER 14, 1912. THE GROWTH OF JUNEAU ILLUSTRATED. THE growth of Juneau?the direct cause of which is the ex tensive mining developments of the past few months?is in dicated by a number of facts that are distinctly observable: There has been a marked increase of business of all kinds, accord ing to the statements of men engaged in business occupations. The increase of population has caused a scarcity of dwell ing houses for rent, and enterprising citizens are now planning to relieve the demand by the building of numbers of cottages and houses for rental purposes. The number of children in the public schools has increased so rapidly that the school building is overcrowded and the school board is casting around for suitable accommodation to take care of the overflow. This is one of the healthiest signs of progressive prosperity. The people who are coming here to make their homes are bringing their families and the children are forthwith added to the school roll. It will, therefore, become necessary for the educational wel fare of the children of school age for the school board to see to it that permanent provision be made for their care. The educa tion of its children is one of the first duties of the state, and it is a matter of much satisfaction to know that the children of Alaska are generally provided with schools of an excellent char acter, as is evidenced by the standing that those of them attain who graduate from Alaska schools to enter other schools and colleges of the States. Juneau must prepare for a considerable further increase of population within the coming year, and thereafter, and no time should be lost in making the necessary preparations, if the fullest fruition is to be reaped from the increase of population, and the expansion of business which it will bring. The Turkish peace plenipotentiaries won't sit in that peace conference unless the Greeks quit peppering the Turks with shot and shell. Looks as though the Turks did have "a kick coming.*' FISHERMEN ESCAPE FROM PEONAGE. JUNEAU'S halibut fishing industry has undergone a transfor mation within the past two weeks. The fishermen have emerged from a condition of servitude to Seattle, since they have been able to find a market at home for the product of their arduous and hazardous toil. New life, and a new spirit have been injected into the business of fishing, for the toilers of the sea are now no longer at the mercy of unscrupulous Seattle fish dealers. They no longer are robbed. They are not powerless as they were when their catches found a market only in the Puget Sound city. The making of Juneau a buying center of the halibut industry by a Chicago company marks a distinctly new departure and it should, ard will, stimulate its development in a substantial manner. Mr. Brooks, who represents the Chicago concern, expects to ship out of the port of Juneau direct to Chicago one hundred thousand pounds of fresh halibut every week, which means the payment of about $7,500 weekly from one firm alone to local fishermen?or more than $30,000 a month. And the fishermen get their money here and are no longer the victims of the selfish, dishonest greed of Outside dealers to whom, perforce, hitherto they were compelled to ship their product. What we have herein stated will serve to show the possi bilities of the halibut industry at this port. Is it not well worth fostering, encouraging, advancing in every legitimate way? It seems to The Empire that it is high time its potential growth and importance were fully realized by the people of this section of Alaska. Notary Public Clark, of Fairbanks, good easy man, was also a most accommodating official, when he took his pen and seal in hand. Wonder if he served all comers alike, or if he made an exception in the case of the Fairbanks bankers? THROWING ROCKS AT THE MONROE DOCTRINE. S impression in the triple steel of the Monroe doctrine. Nei IR WILFRID LAURIER'S darts are not likely to make any ther will his assertion be taken seriously when he says that the United States has made Cubans pay heavily "for its assist ance by undermining the independence of their country." When Sir Wilfrid made this statement he was merely in dulging in hyperbole?for political effect. The United States has not in any particular undermined the independence of Cuba. On the other hand Cuba has thrice been saved from itself by this country. Its independence has been preserved to the < Cubans. If it had been charged that the United States was police man to Cuba and a few Central American alleged republics, we might have admitted the truth of the assertion, but to the cred it of this nation be it said it has exercised almost more than a faherly care over the Cuban people, since it was responsible for their independence in the first instance. To have left such a mercurial people to their own resources, after thrusting them suddenly into the light of freedom and liberty, would have been an open invitation to anarchy in its most virulent form. Cuba has been compelled to pay for the cost incurred by the United States in restoring order in the island republic, but it cannot be truthfully charged that there was any injustice in that. That our intervention in Cuba was justified, is fully borne out by the progress that is being made toward permanent peace ful conditions and prosperity in that country. The fly in the ointment of the people of other nations is our c Monroe doctrine?something that is peculiarly our own and ? something that will be preserved and defended. But the pass- p ing of three quarters of a century has not reconciled them to it. a And the near completion of the Panama Canal is arousing the h jingo sentiment of other interested countries, and the ebullitions | of their statesmen are to us merely airy persiflage. The Monroe doctrine is an American institution. L I I CHARICK I I L J JEWELER a0^? and OPTICIAN < mllll lllllllllll ii iiiiiiimuiiiimimiiiiiiiimiim ON ACTING WELL YOUR PART. ? FME and honor and glory amounto but little, after all is said and done. Men who but yesterday were high in the honor roll of nations tomorrow are forgotten. It is truly only the evil that men do that lives after them the good is too often in terred with their bones. The brave deeds of heroes are writ in the history of their grateful country, to be sure, but even history grows dim and musty and in the course of ages it becomes befogged and be clouded with mythology and tradition. Of course our means of preserving history are vastly improved upon that of ancient times, but it is not so long in the lif< of this world since some of the greatest men of all the ages, sang, wrote, lived, worked, suf fered and died. Does not one recall "seven ancient cities claimed the Homer dead, through which the living Homer begged his bread ?" And yet no one knows whether such a person as Homer ever lived. And Dante, although the Divine Comedy lives, what do we know about the man? Or Virgil? Or Even William Shakespeare, who has been proved so many times, by so many erudite scholars, never to have existed; or if there were ever such a personage, he was but an illiterate fellow unable to write his own name, and fonder of beer than of literature. What is fame then ? Sounding brass or a tinkling cymbal! And yet, man, proud man, "dressed in a little brief authority cuts such fan tastic tricks before high heaven as make the angels weep." But yet again: "Honor and fame from no condition rise; act well your part for there the honor lies." Troubles never come singly. Here's Thomas W. Lawson, of Boston, using grape and canister on Wall street, and now Con gress threatens to take the stock gamblers by the neck. In the meantime let us get busy on that federal building project. A GIN DAISY AND A SABBATH CALM ? Any man or woman interested in adding a few sterling recipes for de lectable drinks cannot do better than take their notebooks and pencils with them to David Belasco's production of the new Hatton comedy, "Years of Discretion," which that manager will present at Power's Theatre presently. Bruce McKae, in the character of I Michael Doyle, a one-time bartender, now grown to a position of power in N'ew York politics and society, is the author of the recipes, and Frederic and Fanr.y Hatton, who wrote the play, are the owners of the copyright thereto. For the benefit of the read ers of this newspaper, "Mr. Doyle," through the mediumship of Mr. Mc Rae, has compiled two of the most popular as follows. The wording, it may be remarked, is that of "Mich ael Doyle," not of Bruce McRae: "Ye snow it first (fill glass cracked ice, presumably), then half one big lemon and half one baby lime, twist ed till they weep, three little triplets of Gordon gin and a beautiful, pas sionate, feminine pink jigger of gren adine. Then a wicked taste of old monk, yellow chartreuse? fizzy wa ter upto the shaker top and a bit of bar twirl. There's your Gin Daisy." "Sabbath Calm Cocktail?Frost the the 8torm( cracked ice), then five lit tle fellows of good gin and two and one-third little sisters of old ver SUMMONS FOR PUBLICATION. Case No. 940-A. In the District Court for the District of Alaska, Division No. 1, at Juneau. First National Bank of Juneau, Plain tiff, vs. Ellen G. Bach, Frank Bach, North west Rubber Company, Schwabach er Bros. & Co., Inc., defendants. To the NORTHWEST RUBBER COMPANY and SCHWABACHER BROS. & CO., Inc., defendants, GREETING: In the name of the United States of America and pursuant to an order of the above entitled Court in the above entitled cause ?made on the 6th day jf November. 1912, you and each of t'ou are hereby commanded to be and < ippear in the above entitled court i lolden at Juneau, in said Division, in i taid Territory, and answer the com- < plaint filed against you in the above i ?ntitled action within thirty days j 'rom the date of the last publication 1 lereof; and if you fail so to appear s md answer for want thereof the j >lalntiff will apply to the Court for 1 ind the Court will grant the relief < iemanded in said complaint, to-wlt: ' rudginent on a promissory note < igainst Frank Bach, in the sum of < >ne thousand dollars ($1,000.00), < vith interest thereon at the rate of * welve per cent (12 per cent) per < mnum, from the 24th day of May, < 909; one hundred dollars ($100.00) J ittorney's fees; together with its , osts and disbursements herein in- < urred; further for a decree foreclos- J ng a certain mortgage upon certain < iroperty situate in Douglas, Alaska, ? gainst all the defendants herein. < IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have < oreunto set my hand and affixed the 4 eal of the above entitled court this J th day of November, 1912. < E. W. PETTIT, Clerk. First publication, November 5, 1912. J .ast publication December 17, 1912. mouth, a smile of orange, with a swear of the peel, and two tears of absinthe. And It's yourself that must shake the mixture."?Chicago Exam iner. ADVERTISED LETTERS List of letters remaining unclaimed in the postofflce at Juneau, Alaska, for the week ending Dec. 14, 1912. Parties oalllng for them should ask for "advertised" mail and give date of list. Anderson, Adolf S.; Anderson. Emanuel; Bradford, G. A.; Blanchard, Miss Ruby; Boglo, Tony; Brown, Dan K.; Buster, Spencer; Clausen, Jacob (card); Carter, Hooker; Church, Hen ry; Dalker, Charles W.; DeFrance, Earle; Frauguglla, A1 Signor Stefano; Frye. Mrs. Riley; Hall, John; Hest ness, Knut; Hemlin, Samuel (2); HendrickBon, A.; Hoke, Geo.; Jailer usk, Mr.; Jacobson, OUeg; Larson, Ludvig; Mavros, Nick; Mayer, J. H.; Mallory, C. C.; Newhan, G. C.; Nil son, Knut; Olson, Thomas; Olson, Tom (card); O'Nell, Daniel; Powe, Thomas; Rodrlgnes, Jose; Sinnott, Harry; Smith, John; Smith, Mrs. A. P.; Sonderland, Ludvig; Thurby, James; Welson, John; Wood, Ray mond (2 cards); Worholm, K. B.; Young E. (card); Young, P. L. (4). E. L. HUNTER, P. M. I have a lot of beautiful gold mount ed fountain pens, of every make. They make inexpensive, useful and beautiful Christmas gifts. E. Valentine's Jewelry Store, Juneau. PittfeSsioincrt Cards R. W. JENNINGS ATTORNEY-AT-LAW Lewis Building, Juneau Z. R. CHENEY ATTORNEY-AT-LAW Lewis Building, Juneau Gunnison & Marshall ATTORN EYS-AT-L AW Decker Building Juneau Alaska H. P. CROWTHER U. 8. Deputy 8urveyor U. 8. Mineral Surveyor Office ? Lewis Block ? Juneau ( V. a? ! N. WATANABE DENTI8T Office Over Purity Pharmacy Juneau - ? ? ? Alaska Valentine's Store presents the sea son's opportunity for pleasure and economy in buying; delight and sat isfaction in receiving. It insures a Merry Christmas. ??? The United States of America, District of Alaska. WHEREAS, on the 13th day of De comber, 1912, B. B. Metz and F. M. Fisk filed a libel in the District Court of the United States for the District of Alaska, against the launch "Murre let" her boats, tackles, apparel and furniture, in a cause of wages Civil and Maritime. AND WHEREAS, by virtue of pro cess in due form of law, to me di rected, returnable on the 13th day of January, 1913, 1 have seized and tak en the said launch "Murrelet" and have her in my custody. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a District Court will be held in the United States Court Room in the City of Juneau, on the 13th day of January, 1913, for the trial of said premises, and the owner or owners, .and all per sons who may have or claim any in terest, are hereby cited to be and ap pear at the time and place aforesaid, to show cause, if any they have, why a final decree should not pass as 1 prayed. H. L. FAULKNER, U. S. Marshal. Shackleford & Bayless, proctors for libellants. First date of publication Dec. 13, last date, Jan. 1. 1913. ? The Juneau Steamship Co. U. S. Mall Steamer GEORGIA Juneau-Sitka Route ? Leaves Juneau for Hoonah, Gypsum, Tenakee, Kllllsnoo and Sitka? 8:00 a. m., Nov. 5, 11, 17. 23, 29, Pec. 5, 11, 17. 23, 29, Jan. 4, 10, 16. 22, 28, Feb. 3, 9, 15, 21, 27, March 5, 11, 17, 23 and 29. Leaves Juneau for Funter and Chatham, 8:00 a. m.?Nov. 17, Dec. 11, Jan. 4. 28, Feb. 21, March 17. Leaves Juneau for Tyee, 8:00 a. m.?Nov. 23, Dec. 23, Jan. 22, Feb. 21, March 23. Juneau - Skagway Route ? Leaves Juneau for Pearl Harbor, Eagle River, Yankee Cove, Sen tinel Light Station, Jualin, El dred Rock Light Station, Com- " et, Haines, Skagway,, 8:00 a. m. ?Nov. 3. 9. 15, 21, 27. Dec. 3, 9, 1G, 21, 27, Jan. 2. 8. 14, 20. . 26, Feb. 1. 7, 13, 19. 25, March 3. 9, 15, 21, 27. Returning leaves Skagway the following day at 8:00 a. m. WILLIS E. NOWELL, MANAGER HUMBOLDT STEAMSHIP CO. The Alaska Flyer ?, S. HUMBOLDT I The Alaeka Flyer NORTHBOUND v. . DEC 19 80UTHB0UND .....DEC. 21 DOCKS AT JUNEAU CITY WHARF Scattlo OIIlco, 716 Second Ave. GEO. BURFORD, Agent ?I'M I I I-H I I I I 1 I 1 M I 1 I I 1 I I I 1 1 I III I I I 1 III I I I II H II I I 1 I ALASKA STEAMSHIP CO. STEAMERS CALLING AT KETCHIKAN, WRANGEL, PETERS BURG, DOUGLAS, JUNNEAU, HAINES AND SKAGWAY !! STEAMSHIP DOLPHIN ? NORTH DEC. 14 ^ SOUTH DEC. 15. !! Tickets to Seattle, Tacoma, Victoria and Vancouver. Through tickets to San Francisco. ELMER E. SMITH, Douglas Agt. WILLIS E. NOWELL, Agt. !' ?H 1 1 I I 1 I ! Ill I 1 1 I- !? Ill III III III I III 1 I III 1 III 1 111 II 1 Ml I NORTHLAND STEAMSHIP COMPANY Operating S. S. ALKI and S. S. NORTHLAND S. S. ALKI, South, DEC. 14 First Class Fare to Seattle $19.00 Second Class Fare to Seattle $12.00 H. C. BRADFORO, Mgr., Pier 4, Seattle. SOWERBY & BELL, Juneau JOHN HENSON & CO., Douglas CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY CO.-B.C.CoastService Sailing from Juneau for Port Simpson. Prince Rupert, Swanaon, Alert Bay. Vancouver Victoria and Seattle PRINCESS MAY DEC. 19 Front and Sewnrd St?. C. P. R. TICKET OFFICE J. T. SPICK ETT, A si. ?; 1111 n 111 n 11111111111111111111111111111111111111111 ALASKA COAST CO. ii For Yakutat, Katalla, Cordova, Ellamar, Valdez, Latouche, Seward, ? ? !! Seldovla?SAILS FROM JUNEAU 1! ! S. S. YUKON DEC. 21 !! SAILS FROM JUNEAU FOR SEATTLE AND TACOMA l! | connecting at Seattle for San Francisco and Southern California ports J' ; S. S. YUKON DEC. 13 ? ? Right Is reserved to change steamers or sailing dates without notice. ? ? | For further Information apply to S. H. Ewlng, Juneau Agent. ALASKA COAST COMPANY, Seattle ? I I I I H I I I Mi I I I II I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I FERRY TIME SCHEDULE JUNEAU FERRY & NAVIGATION Co.?Operating Ferry Service Be tween JUNEAU. DOUGLAS, TREADWELL and SHEEP CREEK Lv. Juneau forj Douglas and ( Trcadwoll | ?8:00 a. ir.. 9:00 a. m. 11:00 a. m. 1:00 p. m. 3:00 p. m. 4:30 p. m. 6:30 p. m. 8:00 p. m. 9:00 p. m. 11:00 p. m. Lv. Trcad wcll for Juneau ?8:25 a. m. I 9:25 a. m. | 12:00 noon 1:40 p. m. 3:25 p. m. 4:55 p. m. 6:55 p. m. 8:25 p. m. 9:25 p. m. 11:25 p. m. Leave* Douglna for j Juneau ?8:30 a. m. 9:30 a.m. 12:05 p. m. 1:45 p. m. 3:30 p. m. 5:30 p. m. 7:05 p.m. 8:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m. |11:30 p. m. ! Leaves Juneau daily I for Sheep Creek 11:00 a. m. 1 4:30 p. m. Leaves Sheep Creek for Juneau 11:40 a. in. 5:10 p. m. From Juneau for Sheep Creek Saturday Niicht Only 11:00 p. m. for Juneau Returning Leaves Sheep Creek 11:40 p. m. Leaves Treadwell 11:45 p. m. Leaves Douglas 11:50 p. m. ^Sunda^jchedul^ameaajibovejsxc?^ ?H-H-t-H-fr-H-H M M-H-IM-M IH-IH-H-1 III i 1 I III HI I ill I I II I" OCCIDENTAL HOTEL AND ANNEX | j Restaurant in Connection Established 1881 European Plan T ; COMMERCIAL MEN'S HOME I ! FRONT ST. JOHN P. OLDS, Mngr. JUNEAU, ALASKA $ H-!"!"!"!"!"!"!"!11!11!"!"!"!1!1! III I-1 1-1 Ill 1 !? Ill 11 Mi 111 ill ill II II 1 UNION IRON WORKS Machine Shop and Foundry Gas Engines and Mill Castings Agents Union Gas Engine and Regal Gas Engine We Are Headquarters for DRY GOODS, CLOTHING BOOTS AND SHOES, FURNISHINGS STAPLE AND FANCY GROCERIES ALASKA-TREADWELL GOLD MINING CO.