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* ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE * * Douglo# Branch * * M. A. SNOW, Managor * * V * + * *-*? ******+? + DOUGLAS, Jan. 7- Alaska Lodge No. 1 I. O. O. F., last night held tholr annual installation of officers at their Hall on "D" street. A large number of members wore present and Neb Anderson. D. D. G. M.. acted as in X. G.?C L. Hall. V. G.?ciias. Grewar. Ree. Sec'y.?John Lure . Fin Sec'y?M. Benson. Treas.?Wm. Stubbtns. Co'nd.?Chas. Swlhart. R. S. N. G.?Hugh McRae. I. G.?George Williams. R. S V. G.?Dan Douglas. Ik S. V. G.?Ed Asplnnd. ' R. S. S?Robt II. Yirch. I.. S. S.?John J Connolly. Chap.?A. E. Arris. formerly of the Treadwei- Barbor Shop, has taken the Midway shop on St. Ann's Avenue for the future. for Richardson to represent her homo stead. The Child's Welfare Club will TREADWELt. Jan. 7.?The second basketball tournament will be play ed at the Club tonight. The oppos Plant and the Machine Shops. The game will start at $ o'clock sharp. The Silver Tea given by the ladies Guild of St. Luke's Church at Mrs. R. G. Wayland's yesterday aftornoon. was a pronounced success. Today Is Christinas, according to the calendar of the Greek Catholic Church, and the Slavonian societies of the Island are preparing for a b!g: dance and entertainment at Slavonian Hall tonight. B. Smeau. a basketball player, has gone to work at the Shops, and will their regular meeting tomorrow night at the Fire Hall. Four reels of pic tures will be shown after the xneet BRUNSWICK TEAM AGAIN DEFEATED BY TREADWELL qucnce the Machine Shops team beat Treadwell Bennett 1ST 131 146 .. Cbristoe 141 165 15S E. McCormiek . U9 17! 163?2471 Lorenzen lis 126 151 targes .... 119 115 12$ Momb 167 145 192?2240 dividual score vrlth 205 pirn and high TOMMY HAS ESCAPE While standing on &o "bridge" oi his yacht this afternoon. Captain Tom my Symand.-: narrowly missed being one of the principals in an ocean trag- i minor inftsfcs to the boat by the ox of the < Ferry* Alma h was to steer "or. In the meantime, th ? terry which was coasting into her berth struck the quarts r and sort ot koved her oaf of a cloud of dnsL" As Tommy saw ao other chance of stopping his boat in Union Dock and;.disappeared Iik< a. rabbit In its burrow. It has since been stated that ho was stopped by run ning into the continent of Xorth Amer ica. and that the boat is minus one TO ELECT OFFICERS Cnthoiic Church will hold a busin gs morrow at 2 p. m. The annual elec tion of officers will bo held. BUT NOT TOR LONG thla morning. They folt aggrlovod he Wheeler, who is also jailor at the mu nicipal bastile wanted them to help said: "I jes' cain'.t work on no down town streets?-it do certainly iudlgnl fy me an" hurt ma prido to work In formed that If ho did not go to work tachrd while he worked, ho decided that he would rather let his pride suffer a little and comply with thej vlnced the others that it would bo behalf of the city and the strike was making street aud aide-walk improve ments and In the regular street clean that there has been any pronounced objection to working, since the occas i ion of those who were arrested for breaking thu ordinance against street speaking when sonip of them took the starvation method of creating sympa thy for themselves, but afterward gave U!> the attoropt. MUSICAL ENTHUSIASTS ASKED TO JOIN CLU8 At a meeting of the \ membership commit: e of the Juneau Choral So ciety. held Tuesday "vening. It was decided that owing to the Increase n the population in and about Ju aoau. it is Impossible for the members to. extend personal Invitations to mu to extend a general invitation through the press, asking all the men and women of Juneau, Douglas. Treadwoll and Thane who are really interested in choral work to attend the meeting of th - Juneau Choral Society, on Tues-j day evening. December 12 at 8:15 o'clock, in the public school building. The officers of the Society are: President?H. J. Fisher, Vice-president?Mrs. H. L. Faulkner. Secretary?Mrs. E. Valentino. Director?Willis E. Novell. CLUB NOT TO MEET ??>?? There will bo no meeting of the Ju MltS. H. P. CROWTI1EK. Pres. MRS. E. VALENTINE. Sec'y. -SRST NATIONAL SUES ON PERSONAL NOTE The First National Bank of Juneau BATTLESHIPS AND OTHER SHIPS : i those. who are most insistent In their demand for more battleships are most opposed to the President's shipping hp? Why should they object to the ;cvcrr.menfs operating merchant ves sels along routes where the American ? "a: dne. s they are wholly wrong. Nu vrJ experts have estimated during the chant vessels for auxiliary servlco of various kinds. Under tho kind of :.hippi}!g measure that the President proposes, the government would hnva mediate use. it would not be obliged to tike over a fleet of worthless old tubs at extortionate prices, as it did during the Spanish-American war. The President's shipping bill fits in admlrr ? ly with every' scheme of ra tional naval expansion: yet some of the men who are fighting it hardest re men who are mast clamorous for ? ? trying -fo hide under the American ' ? o : "r dash to the Treasury.? (New York World.) USE RIVER FOR ROAD. Now that the river is being used as a boulevard, why would it not be posslblo for an automobilo to go near to the new Tolovana strike by way of the Tanaha and Tolovana rivers?? * MARINE NOTE8 * ? * * A .> <> .y * ?? 4. The Jefforson, ruxilliiK from Seattle last night should arrivo in Juneau The .City of Seattlo, sailing from Seattle tonight should arrive January Tho Alameda Is due from tho West ward. January 12, Tho i^atouche sails from Seattle to The Princess May sails from Van couver January 9. The Admiral Watson sails from Se attle January 11. The Delhi is enrouto to Alaskn with general merchandise, powder and coal. ? : a Sitka. ALASKA CONDITIONS ALWAYS DIVERTING "Alaska is a great country," says Low Dockstador in one of his mono logues. "You awaken.In tho morning and you fir.d a ton of Ico on your j doorstep: you have't ordered It and J there Is no charge for It! You know j what you got horc In Now York?a j wet spot on the sldownlk and a bill ; for (Applause.) j Yesterday the dust rose up and smote tho rausher in tho face, as he j traveled tho roads in the Interior of 1 Alaska. Freighting and woodhaullng : wore discommoded and business cor : rcspondingly paralyzed. Evon the health of the peoplo sufforcd. Today j | there is now enough and to spare, ! and tho unemployed aro engaged In shoveling It. Tho froightor and the woodbnuler aro happy, the mushors aro glad, and tho business mon can see the money coming to them with every arriving and departing team or dogsied. You can never toll in the North just when your luck is going to change. Opportunity homeports here, and for a severe climate such as is accredited to us. even our climato Is generous and helpful at times. It's a poor heart that cannot keep its spirits up in the North, for each day brings a new deal ; with us, and tho players win often. ?(Fairbanks News-Miner.) CHRISTIANITY WOULD END EUROPEAN WAR Gcorgo Edward Reulson. rector of ! Trinity Episcopal church, and one of ! the best posted studenta of Europe, and Its war, today was asked his 1 views on the war. Mr. Ronlsoa did not commit himself as to whom ho ' wanted to be proclaimed the wlnnor, | if ho had a choice. He declared his j faith in the ultimate triumph of Chris tianity and the sound wisdom In tho teachings of the American public 'schools. He said: "Among the Christian nations of [?Europe the greatest war of tho agos is raging. By tho unbcllovlng critics ! this war Is characterized as tho. fall ? uro of Christianity. But Christ taught that we should love our neighbors as ourselves. The people of Germany, rof France and Russia have boon f taught that the people across the f Rhino or across tho Vistula or across ! the Channel aro not their neighbors. "The horrible European murder is ?the result of a lack of the right kind of education and tho right conception of Christianity, Let all tho world gq to school in tho American public schools and realize tho Christian doc trine of unselfish interest in humanity and war will bo an impossibility. "The day Is coming when war will bo no more. America should learn a lesson from Europe, as she is doing,' and thank God that Christmas found hor at peace with all the world and ready to lend a hand to her stricken neighbors across tho sea." I SERVIA'S VICTORY SEEMS TO HAVE BEEN DECISIVE The plight of the Austrian army ; after Its defeat by the Sorvians from all reports was thoroughly desperate. There was no "reorganization of | lines" or 'strategic" withdrawals," but a complete rout of tho shattered army. If there have been any decis ive victories so far in the war tho Servians are ontitled to claim one.? (New York World.) V/ANTS JAMES HAMILTON LEWIS FOR VICE-PRESIDENT - *y ? If four years more of Woodrow and Democracy it should turn out to bo, and if, by bitter fate's decree, for vice president. Tom Marshall" it can no longer be. then, to cheer us on the way, he of the sun-kissed whiskers, our own James Hamilton Lewis, as suredly it shall bo. There's reconcilia tion In the very thought of it.?(Soat tto Post-Inteliigencer. THE TRIUMPH OF STRATEGY (A letter to the New York Sun) To the Editor of The Sun?pir: From the accounts of the advances made by tho Germans and the Allies it appears that they have passed one another. Wilkesbarre, Pa. E. F. H. ORPHEUM TONIGHT Tonight the Orphoum will present an entire change of program as fol "The Final Judgment."?A two-part Kssany feature and tho "Vavasour Ball." a splendid two-part feature by tho Vitagraph Co. A rolicking good comody will close tho show. The Filipino orchostra will make their first appearance tonight in Miss Onliok's Studio at 9:20 p. m. Thcro will be dancing for those who wish and a buffet luncheon will bo sorved. The evening will bo an informal one and tho charge of 50 cents will in clude supper and dancing. It PACIFIC COAST WHEAT TRADE IS GOOD NEW YORK, Jan, 7.?Ports on tho Pacific show a steady incroaso in , ocean traffic and' business dependent j thofeon. Ever sinco tho temporary j paralysis following outbreak of war I thore has been a rx^pid growth in ox | ports to practically', all countries ox ! ccpt Germany and South Amorican j republics. Business with United Kingdom and Australia in particular has shown sat isfactory gains. Blue Funnel lino now service from Liverpool to San Fran cisco and north ;'Faciflc ports via Panama canal wlR bo inaugurated Jan. 2. Effect of war .on grain business of the north Pacific cpast is shown ini roport of Portland, Ore.. Merchants' Exchange that vosselB totaling 95,000 tons are loading at Portland, or char tered to load. Tonnago for corres ponding date a year ago wan 28,000; ! in 1912. 60,000 and in 1911, 52.000 tons, j Xorthorn shippors roport sufficient | tonnage now avallablo to move grain offered, but that more will be needed 1 should interior millers show disposi tion to sell their grain instead of grinding It, * GOVERNMENT TO ISSUE COMMERCIAL PAPER WASHINGTON.?To promote the foreign commcrco of the United States, tho government will go Into the newspaper business this month, when the first Issue of the Dally Commercial Report Is to bo turned out by tho department of commcrco. In It will bo carried all Important comerclal cablegrams received from tho attochos at tho various embassies abroad and from consuls throughout tho world. It will take tho placo of tho dally .consular report E. A. Brand, assistant chief of tho bureau, who returned today from ah extended tour of inspection of the eight new branch officos of tho bureau reported tho branchea wore mooting with a cordial reception from business houses and woro working to full ca pacity In co-operation with merchants and manufacturers, Tho branch officer, aro located at Now York, Boston, Chicago, St. Louis, Seattle, San FranclBco, Atlanta arid New Orleans. SHERIDAN'S SON DOES NOT LIKE STATUE ALBANY, N. Y.?Albany's momorlal to Gen. Philip H. Sheridan will bo a statue cast from a model throo times rejected by Congressional and War Department committees and objected to by tho family of Gen. Sheridan. Gov. Glynn's own commission, namod by him to solcct tho. design for a Sheridan memorial, for which Albany citizens recently raised $10,000 to bo put with an appropriation of $20,000 of State money, to-dry gave tho con tract for tho construction of tho mem orial to Daniol C. French of Now York. Mr. Fronch will ur.o tho equestrian model of the late John Qulncy Adams "Ward which tho City of Washington refused to accept. Captain Phillip H. Shoridan.- son of the war horo. ha* telegraphed Gutzon Borglum, sculptor for tho accepted Washington monu ment of Sheridan, saying ho was dls tressed to hear that the Ward model was under consideration for Albany. JUST FROM PRISON; GETS NINETY-SIX THOUSAND ?y~ PHILADELPHIA. Jan. 7.?A $9G,-: 000 Christmas present has come to Stephen Blair, who recontly got out of a Western prison after ho had serv- [ ed sixteen years for tho murder of his brothor. Ho came to this city threo weeks ago In a fruitless effort to find work. Ponnllcss and despondent, ho wander ed around tho streots unable to find employment of any kind. From tho mission ho wrote to Mon-i trer.i, seeking to find a wealthy aunt' whom he though would help hlrn. Tho aunt's attorneys wroto back that alio had died and loft him a share of her estate valued at $90,000. Ho has on ly to return to Minneapolis, his-native city, and get a birth certificate. Then tho fortuno will bo his. He and his brother wore in love with tho same girl and ho killod his brother, ho says, In the heat of a quar rel. UNDERTAKER PAYS DEBT BY BURYING BARBER LITTLE ROCK, Ork., Dec. 2D.?The body of Walter Campbell, a negro bar ber, was borne to the grave today In cased in the most costly casket that the largest local undertaking estab lishment contained. The hearse was followed by a dozon carriages provid ed by the undertaker. Just beforo the Jeffries-Johnson light, Campbell mado a tot with the whito undertaker. If Jclfrios won, Campbell was to shave the undertaker free as long as thqy both lived. If Johnson won, the undertaker was to provide an elaborato funeral for Camp be) L Today tho undertaker conscientious ly carried out the terms of the bet. ? 'Exchange.) IDAHO HAS ANOTHER PROHIBITION CONTEST BOISE CITY, Idaho. Jan. 7.? Tho Idaho Legislature which will moot noxl week will havo a prohibition fight on its hands. An effort will be made to bring about tho result by on acting a statute providing that the State shall becomo dry on Jan. 1, r 1916. Falling In that It Is predicted that a constitutional amendment pro viding for prohibition will bo submit ted to tho people to pass upon at tbo next election. Washington To Vote Again. OLY.MP1A, Wash., Jan. 7.?The of- < flee forco of Secretary of State I, M. i Howell is engaged day and night in 3 chocking up the petition requiring 5 tho hegl8laturo that meets next wook < to submit an amendment to the pro- < liibition law which carried last No- & vembor. It is estimated by support- < crs of the measure that there arc G more than 50,00 signatures to the 5 petitions which will stand the test. K About 30,000 of them arc from Seattle, & 8,000 from Spokane, and 6,500 from Tacoma. The amendment would, If F adopted, permit tho manufacture of | liquor and its. sale by wholesalers, and gj its sale by hotels containing 50 rooms or more to sell It to their guests. NORWAY RAISES CASH. CHRISTIANA, Jan 7?It is nnnounc cd that $10,800,000 of the. now Nor- ! wcginn loan has been subscribed, of S which $6,210,000 was raised here. P BIG TIE ORDER KANSAS CITY, Jan. 7.? A local 1 lumber company today signed a con tract with an agent of tho British g government for tho delivering within jg four months or fifty million foot of allroad ties. S | Douglas Opera House Hotel rresk Qiympia Oysters FREE MOVING PIC TURES SUNDAY NIGHT ^ The Best of Wines. Liquors and Ciffars Z PETE ROLANDO, Prop. Douglas, Alaska HOWARD, WALTHAM ELGIN, HAMILTON EQUITY and INGERSOL An Elgin 16-size, Seven Jewels, Nickel Case at S.5.5Q NEW DESIGNS IN ALASKA JEWELRY PAUL BLOEDHORN, DOUGLAS, ALASKA 1 REMNANT SALE J I i: - ^ Our Annual Remnant Sale on Thursday, Friday and ]| Saturday. Short length of all styles of fabrics, some . J i: dress lengths of silt, woolen and cotton fabrics. / .t ? i: I One-Half Price on these Days I | A BIG SAVING FOR ECONOMICAL BUYERS II o ? <? 0 <? 9 Y <> ? Lfi 9 <? 'x ? :: ladies' Waists One-Half Price i: 1 O I ?? Women's Skirts One-Third Off i: 2 i> < > o 9 9 f o 9 9 Y 0 Y 9 9 * Y v 9 - <" 0 9 o 9 - 9 9 ^ 0 1 y O 9 <? 9 <? 9 1 :: Goldstein's Emporium j ;; ,s 2 9 X <? Everytbing[/or Everybody 7 | | 0999999099999099909<> <.090909099990009099* '?i.?*; t:?r::rz;z::::: . rssm_? | M I S S GULICK'S | TEA ROOM SECOND AND SEWARD STS. '} m Open Daily Except / Monday & Thursday 1 Stniiin j I FORRENT :J" STUDIO CI.ASS: |' - ladles' Class. Thursday, 10:30 a. m. Children's Class. Sntunlay 10:00 u. m. M ? Thursday :l:45 p. hi. Troadwcll RaturdnyNlKhtClai snnd Dance, 8:30 jffl Private le inaandcl .-^c.i by urrnnRe- ; < ? mcnt. PUBLIC DANCE every Saturday night at the Mooso Hall. Gentlemen ?l-00. Ladlos free. Everybody Is wel come. Big shipment of skates :oming on City of Seattle WHO FOR? FULIUS JENSEN ROLLER SKATING every night At the DOUGLAS SKATING RINK Good Music-Good Floor? Good Skate*.?Tues dnya, Fridny*. Saturday* for Natives. Ladle - Free. Special attention to beginners ever Friday afternoon from 2:30 to E.?We aim to r.lcn?o.?Open at 7:30 p. m. tiU 1030 p. m.? Skating Sunday afternoon. ?Sunday night ladies free. * L. G Thomas Marl F. Thomas ' Alaska Furniture & Undertaking 4 Co., Inc. $ > Funeral Directors & Fmbalmers | 1 Doujrlan Alaska ?'? .1 ,:r ' .-'..z".'.".'".~r.~" Douglas Undertaking II PABLORS= I Funeral Directors end Embnlmcrs [?] H. V: SULLY | I SWEATERS || For Almost 0 0 NOTHING 1 it MULLEN 8 BBBERT I "The Hub"? g -t-.'-i-Mi I llllliiimili Mil niimiuM'v In Blue and White || Enameled Ware ?!!? "Tfie Ware Tfiat Wears" EACH PIECE GUARANTEED " PRICES FROM 15c TO $1.25 :: J :: First Quality Triple Coated ? Acid Proof ? Pure :: i; Juneau Hardware Company i! :: TELEPHONE 243 146 FRONT STREET j' ? 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