* ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE *
* Douglas Branch ? ,
? M- A. SNOW, Manager *>
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DOUGLAS, Nov. 2L?Kornt Emctyo, 1
the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. ]
William Ecatl, was found dead In its
bed this morning by its parents. The
child had boon ill yesterday afternoon J
was felt. The funeral will take place
at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon from
tho Congregational church.
The Catholic children of Douglas are
planning a concert In the near fu*
The Douglas Indoor baseball team
hereby issues a challenge to the Tread
well team, Fitz-Maurice, captain, for
a gamo to be played next Tuesday
evening at the Natatorium.
John V. Thomas was this morning
sentenced to 90 days In the city Jail
for petit larceny. Thomas plead guilty
to steading a watch, half a dozen silk
handkerchiefs, a razor and two cans of
tobacco from roomers in the Sippela
boat ding house.
IN DOUGLAS CHURCHES.
Congregational Church. Rev. Owen
Urastead Pastor.?Sunday School at
10 a. m. Thanksgiving exercises after
the recitation of classes. Evening
song and Thanksgiving, followed by
history of our national Thanksgiving
Day. also the Governor's Proclamation.
There will he numerous recitations
and special music, and a short address
Services will be hold tomorrow
morning at SL Luke's Episcopal
church at 10:30 o'clock.
Tie regular services will be held
tomorrow morning and evening at the
COMPLETE CHANGE AT
LYRIC SUNDAY NIGHT
DOUGLAS, Nov. 21.?The following
extra splendid show will be given at
the Lyric theatre Sunday and Monday
L Animated Weekly?Late current
events of the world, many interesting
2. 3 & 4. A three-reel feature, "The
Death Stone." Tho heroine of the
story steals the stone from tho Idol's
eye. and ill luck befalls her. The "101"
Bison Co went to a great deal of ex
pensive In securing the special feature,
having sent a company direct to In
dia to produce this wonderful film of
realistic scenes and temples of India.
5. "A Strong Rovengo"?Keystone
comedy. How Mack got even.
6. "When Ghost Meets Ghost." one
of tho ever popular Thanhouser come
The Lyric orchestra will furnish
music for the pictures Sunday night.
TREADWELL, Nov. 21.?A1 Bohrn
er. a hoistman at the Ready Bullion,
shot a young black bear yesterday af
ternoon near the Treadwell ditch back
of the "Glory Hole."
Joe White, who recently returned
from the South, has taken a position
at the Ready Bullion.
The bowling game last night be
tween the Cynnido and Treadwell
teams resulted in a victory for the for
mer team. Tho score was Cyanide.
2067; TreadweU. 1954.
Tho first football game of the sea
son is being played this afternoon on
the Treadwel grounds. The Treadwell
team is being faced by a team com
posed of Douglas Indians.
C. S. Dickhut returned this morn
ing on thmo Georgia from Sitka. He
has spent the past month at tho Sitka
Arvid Relnhold will leave for a three
months' vacation next Tuesdny. He
will spend his vacation at the Tena
The regular Saturday afternoon and
?vcninf: shows urc taking place at j
\-EX NAOEAU AND FAMILY
Paul Frick and the Alex Nadeau fam .
!y will leave lor the South oa the t
Vankton, South Dakota, which place ,
will be the Nadeau home lor the fu- t
turn. Mr. Frlok contemplates rotum- .
lag in two months. (
FORMAL OPENING MONDAY. ]
F. Wolland, Juneau's pioneer tailor. 1
anouncca that his now place of bus- 1
inesa on Third street near tho post- <
office w111 bo opened and ready for 1
business on Monday, November 23. 1
BOUND EXTENSION ,
The question of extending tho city
limits was touched on briefly at last
night's session of the city council and
it was decided to consider an ordi
nance to be Introduced at the next
meeting providing for a special elec
tion to be called for such extension
of the city boundaries. Tho land to be
taken in will include much of the out
lying additions and tracts to the north
of town reaching well over to tho Sal
mon crock road.
CRAIG TO SEE FAIR.
A. C. Craig, the contractor and
builder leaves soon for Seattle, to
spend tho holidays with his family. He
expects to see the opening of the Ex
position in San Francisco if his plans
arc carried out.
BARNEY ON "WHITE WAY"
The P. I. says: "Barney McGoe, a
well-known Alaskan, who has been at
tho Frye since the arrival of the Vic
torias has left on a trip to the East.
His address is the Elks' Club, Now
GOOD MUSIC IS SECURED.
The Thanksgiving dance committee
of the Ladles' Altar Society announces
that the best ot music will bo furnish
ed at the ball, which will be on
Thanksgiving night in Elks' hall.
FOR RENT ? Five-room furnished
house. Apply Mrs. Spoors, 3rd St.
Dance in the Croatian Club hall on
St. Ann's avenue next Saturday, Nov;
21st. Music by tho Mandolin Club.?
TO ALL DEALERS IN SPIRITS AND
You and each of you are hereby no
tified and warned uot to soli or give
to the undersigned any whiskey, wine,
beer or other intoxicating liquors.
Dated at Douglas. Alaska, this 19th
day of Nov. 1914.
(signed) G. F. CARLSON.
DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP.
Notice is hereby given, that the part
nership heretofore existing between
Oscar Forstrom and Roene Semens, ar.
proprietors of Bntte Bar Saloon, Front
street, Douglas, has by mutual con
sent been dissolved. Oscar Forstrom
retiring. The business will bo con
tinued by Roene Semens, who will pay
all outstanding indebtedness of tho
(Signed) ROENE SEMENS.
Douglas. Alaska. Nov. 1$, 1914.
Order furs for Xmas while we have
a good assortment.. W. H. CASE ?
Empire want ads get results.
BOSTON. Nov. II.?At first "blush
hero seem:- to bo little or uc affinity
sxlstlng between th" American tourl.'t
ibroad and the balance-of trade?bo
tcts ou: to "do Europe" hua an ox- .
ensivi- and expensive?trip. He ;
caves a trai! of dollars behind hint?
>r rather pounds, marks ;vnd francs- -
vhich amount up to a tidy sum when
il credits and debits. Catering to him
? an important occupation in Europe,
[n this way he is responsible for one
>f the items which economists desig
nate as "invisible" in the balance of
A popular conception of that elusive
ind much misunderstood term Is that
it represents the dlffcrenco between
the values of exports, and Imports of
raw and manufactured products In
which wo trade with foreign countries,
[f that were so. wo should have long
since been turned from a debtor to a
creditor nation, and our vaults would
have bulged with gold from overseas.
Taking only the pa9t five years, .our
"visible" credit trade balance was
more than two and a quarter billion
dollars. Had that been all there was
to the equation, wo would have made
great strides in paying ofT our long
standing debt In Europe. But here'
was where the invisible factors were
working, and during this period we ac
tually shipped to Europo $75,000,000 in
gold over and above our gold Imports
?just to keep square.
The biggest invlsiblo item Is the
interest which we pay our foreign
creditors on the capital which they
have furnished to build our rallroado,
great industrial plants anil what not.
this amounting roughly to $250,000,000
per annum, according to Sir George
Paish. Tho same authority cstlmatos
that American tourists abroad each
year spend $170,000,000 In excess of
what foreigners spend here.
Altogether the invlsiblo ItomB In
tho balance of trado amount to $600,
000,000 per annum, distributed as fol
Interests on investments .. $250,000,000
Remittances to relatives .. 150,000.000
Freights?foreign carriers 25,000.000
American tourists 170,000,000
Total - $595,000,000
Thero are. of course, many other
items which could be Included, such
as the doblt or credit arising from pur
chase and sale of securities.
For reasons peculiar to themselves,
the above totals will be.&ffeptcd dif
ferently during the next few ..months,
as now conditions grow out of tho Eu
ropean. war; but tho $170,000,000 which
we have customarily spent on vaca
tion account seems destined to suffer
a big depreciation, if nideod It Is not
almost wholy wiped out
And $150,000,000 or more kept on
this side of the water during tho noxt
twelve raonthB would pot come amiss.
"Seo America first!" would therefore
perform two missions?educational
and financial.?Boston News Bureau.
TO BE GOLD MINERS
SEATTLE, Nov. 17.?According to
The Times, the work of-washing out
the gold from the eighty tons of Nome
Beach: sand brought south as ballast
by the Pacific Coast Steamahip com
pany's Boring Sea liner Senator to be
undertaken by the Blain-Cann-O'Con
nor Co. which hopes to clean up nearly
$100 on the venture, besides providing
the members of the company with
much-needed exercise. The new com
pany was informally organized thiB
morniug by CapL John F. Blain, as
sistant manager of the company: Capt.
T. H. Cann, jr., master of the Senator,
and Frank J. O'Connor, the company's
Captain Blain, who controls 51 per
cent, of the stock, will have a thinking
part. He will boss the Job. Captain
Cann will hold the hose furnishing the
water for the sluice-boxes to be built
In the Senator's hold, while O'Connor
will do the shoveling:. Blain figures
he will get a lot of exercise keeping
out of the way of the hose. O'Connor
wanted the job of holding the hose, but
was outvoted. Captain Cann wanted
the manager job, but met the same
Pannings indicate that the sand car
ries slightly more than $1 a ton. A
man with a patent device for extract
ing gold from sand bought two sacks
>r the ballast for 50 cents, the amount
iow in the company's treasury.
MERCHANT MARINE TO
BE PRESIDENT'S AIM
WASHINGTON, Nov 21?ABlde from
>ushing his policies to upbuild the
nerchsnt marine and to conservo ria
.ional resources, President Wilson said
10 had no set program for tho com
ng session of Congress. Despite the
?eports to tho contrary, the president
ins intimated that there will bo no
ncrease in the naval appropriations
or tho coming year, and nono bar,
>een recommended by tho Secretary
>1 tho Navy. The State Department
ippropriation will bo nocessarily larg
>r, owing to the added expenses caus
?d by the war, but there has been no
ihange on tho naval program as out
Ined by tho Administration officials
nore than a year ago. ,
Tho American Army strength at \
ho beginning of the fiscal year was
275 greater than a year ago, accord
ng to tno annual report of the ad* \
utant general of tho army. Thoro ,
ro 97,760 officers and enlisted men
a the army, which is only 9726 below
be strength authorized by law.
FRENCH TRADE LOSES.
PARIS, Nov. 31.?It is estimated'that
le French losses In real estate, hous
3. furniture, workshops, railroads,
ublic roads, since the beginning of (
io war will amount to $6,000,000,000. 1
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* MARINE NOTES *
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Tho City of Seattle, arriving from
the South today will sail from Juneau
on return trip early Monday morning.
Tho Georgia arjjved from SitUa to
day and will sail for Skagway and
Lynn canal points'tomorrow at 12:01
Tho Jefferson will arrive from the
South Monday night or oarly Tucs-j
The Humboldt will bo duo from the
South Novombor 27.
Tho AdmlralEvtens will be due from
the Westward November 28.
Tho Mariposa VJtll bo due from tho
South November 27.
The Alameda will bo due from the
Westward Novombor 26.
DESTROYS OLD WHALER.
CORDOVA, Nov. 7--After having
lain for years after she sank In tho
harbor at UnnlaBka, a menace to navi
gation, tho old steam whaler Fearless
was blown up by the captain of tho
revenue cutter McCulloch on August
15, according to an ofliciat roport of
the Hydrographic Bulletin, Issued by
tho V. S. navy.
Tho Fearless was a vessel about 175
feet long. Sho was under tho Norweg
ian flag and was brought to this coast
by Capt. McKanna, who was in com
mand when sho snnk. The old whaler
was lying in the harbor at Unalaska
under an attachment for debt. Sho
sprang a leak and one evening sank
Capt. McKanna later was in com
mand of the schooner Redfleld, which
was lost oft Capo Prince of Wales, four
Acoording to tho report from tho
McCulloch, the sounding over the spot
where tho old hulk lies show a mini
mum depth of ten and one-half fath
oms at mean low tide.
GIRL WHO KILLED SELF
WAS SISTER OF FIGHTER
It Is now learned that Emma Flynn,
a ber.vMful young woman who com*
mlttcd suicide at Nome last month,
had relatives In Alburquerquc, Majave,
and Puobla. It Is reported that she
wn3 a Bister of Jim Flynn. the boxer.
The young woman loft Dawson for
Seward Peninsula last summer.
Sho spent the summer of 1910 at
Cordova, where she was employed at
tho Burke, and later the MacCormac
Hotel at that place, anu afterwards
moved to Valdoz.
FOR RENT ? Five-room furnished
house. Enquire Mrs. Wm. Geddcs, 121
Don't shiver with the cold, but buy |
furs whllo they are cheap at W. H.
CASE. 11-14-tf ;
The Empire has more readora than 1
my ether Alaska paper. ??? ;
Fire proof clinker chlmmncy blocks, [
luneau Construction Co.. nhono 888. <
MISS GULICK'S CLASS
Saturday, Nov. 21, &:30 p. m.
| Douglas Opera House Hotel In Connection ^ j,
| We serve the BEST BEER fi HIaqq H
in Douglas for . . . c*
FREE MOVING PICTURES EVERY NIGHT t
The Best of Wines, Liquors and Cigars %
? PETE ROLANDO, Prop. Douglas, Alaska < ^
M. J. O'CONNOR Douglas i
$1.00 to $] 50 Each
HOWARD, WALTHAM t
ELGIN, HAMILTON f
EQUITY and INGERSOL a
An Elgin 16-size, Seven Jewels, Nickel Case at
NEW DESIGNS IN ALASKA JEWELRY
PAUL BLOEDHORN, DOUGLAS, ALASKA eP
ay goods and |
have a fine 8
selection to choose from, both foreign and 8
domestic makes. Something to suit everyone. 8
(ices from 50c up
Parisan Ivory from 35c up
Perfumes in all sized packages at all prices
Hand Bags and Fans moderately priced
Fancy Pins and Combs from 35c up
Stylish Neckwear and Ruffs, all prices
Cretonne Novelties in Scarfs and Bedroom Furniture
Couch Covers and Table Runners, correct copies of the
very finest Persian and Turkish Rugs. All the better
I goods moderately priced.
fable Runners in Gold T hread Tapestries. Must be seen
to be appreciated
"EVERYTHING EOR EVERYBODY"
Dougias Hardware Store
Pfiono 55 J. S. Minkovc
IL. G Thomas Merl F. Thomas <>
Alaska Furniture 8 Undertaking < >
Funeral Directors & cmbalmers |
Douylai Alaska $
Whrn you want ' ? I
Hardware, Stoves, Furni
!! tare, Carpets, Linoleum, !
! i Sashes, Guns, Electric Sup- I!
plies, Trunks, Suit Cases,
i' Chinaware, Paints and Oils
JUNEAU DRUG CO. '
L. F. LOUSSAC, PROPRIETOR
107 FRONT STREET
TELEPHONE NO. 250
? The Store that has i
j| what you want? ii
| when you want it" jr
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OUT OF TOWN ORDERS
? The DOUGLAS ROLLER RINK *
4> ^Commencing Friday, the 16th ? j
skating every night; Tues. and *;
Fldays for Natives. Saturday 4?
?J* night Is Ladles' Night. : : : ?
?> Ladles Free. ?
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; Funeral Directors and Embalmcrs H
g H. V. SULLY |
11 Dave's Place |l
A Pipe for Every Fact
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: We have a large Assortment of Crockery ij
: at attractive prices. ::
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