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I TO THE LADIES OF j | Juneau, Douglas, Treadwell and Thane The formal Spring fashion exposition and 1 " SPRING OPENING 1 THE FASHION | THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 1915 An intiilation extended to call and inspect our New Store and Styles at the NEW LOCA l ION j| the fashion' ''-r~!g7gT" ? gfl.1.1 a";.1' ? a*."^~:TTr~~~ TWO SCHOOL BILLS BEFORE LEGISLATURE Two scbool bills are pending ih the House of Representatives. One, H. B. No. 32. was introduced by Repre sentative \V. T. Burns, the other was introduced today by Represetnative William E. Britt. Both bills provide, for a uniform school system, with; centralized authority. The Burns bill provides for the appointment of a "Superintendent of Public Instruc tion" by the Governor, and a* "Board! of Education," consisting of the Gov ernor, the Superintendent of Public Instruction and a third member to be chosen by them jointly. The Britt biU provides for the selection of a "Board of Regents," who in turn shall select a "Commissioner of Public In-' struction" and "Assistant Commis-j sioners" in each of the judicial divis Ions. Four members of the "Board of Regents,"' are to be selected, under the Britt bill1, by the various school district boards of the different divis ions of the Territory, and shall con sist of one regent from each division. It is provided that each ?:hool board shall have one vote in the selection of the "Regent" from the division in which tho board is located. Tho gov ernor is made a member of the "Board." and ex-officio, is its chair man. The, Burns bill makes the "Board of Education".?the Governor, the "Superintendent of Public Instruc tion" and the member selected by these two?the last authority In school matters. The Britt bill makes the "Beard of Regents" tho final court in all school matters. The Burns bill provides tha't "no candidate for any school office shall ever be appointed, nominated or elect ed upon any party or partisan tick et." and the Britt bill provides that the "Regents" shall be selected "sole ly upon their ability efficiently to serve j the interests of the people and of edu cation in the Territory without ref erence to locality or occupation to party affiliation or to religion." The "Superintendent of Public In struction" in the Burn3 bill and the "Commissioner of Education" in the Britt bill must have an university education. Including special instruc tion in school work and practical ex perience as a teacher, including, oncj year under the Britt biil and three years under the Burns bill, service in Alaska. Both bills flx the salary of the head of the system at $5,000 a year. Aside from the manner of organiza tion. as'outlined, the bills are much alike, except that the Britt bill goes more into detail. Provisions of Britt Bill. Further provisions of tho Britt bill are: Rollglon, morality and knowledge being necessary to good government, and the happiness of mankind, it is the paramount duty of the Territory of Alaska, to make ample provisions for the education of all children re siding within its borders, without I distinction or preference on account ! of race, color, caste, or sex, and to this end schools and the means of education shall forever be encouraged and fostered. A general and uniform system of school's shall be maintained through out the Territory of Alaska, and shall embraco common Schools (including high, grammer. primary, and kinder garten school for special help and discipline, schools or departments for special Instruction), and such other technical schools, universities, colleg i es. normal schools, territorial training schools for defective youth, and such other educational institutions as may be established by law and maintained wholly or in part at the public ex penso: Provided, that nothing in this act shall be construed as referring to or as including any schools for Alns ka Natives which are now and which may hereafter come under govern ment control. The members of the Board of Re gents shall be paid necessary travel ing expenses* and also receive an honorarium of $100.00 per year. The Board of Regents shall select a Commissioner of Education for a' term of four years and who shall be I the Secretary of tho Board of Ro-i gents. The duties of the Alaska Board of Regents, shall he to study the educa tional needs of the Territory and to report to the Territorial Legislature of Alaska at its next regular meet ing. That said report shall set forth fully the present educational needs, and as far as practical and possible, the future ?educational needs of the Territory and recommendations for the enactment of such laws and amendments as the Board of Re gents may deem necessary and ex pedient. throughout tho Territory of Alaska. The Alaska Board of Regents shall meet at least once a year at such times and at such places as it may deeide. The powers and duties of the Ter ritorial Commissioner of Public In struction shall be: To have super vision over all matters pertaining to the Public Schools. To report biennially to the Gover nor-of the Territory on or beforo the first day of January preceding the regular session of the ^Legislature. Said report shall contain a statement of the general condition of tho public schools of the Territory, with full sta tistical tables by divisions,. He shall also include in his report a statement of plans for tho management and im provement of the schools. To prepare or causo to be prepared and have printed such forms, blanks, records, registers, courses of study, rules' and regulations for the govern ment of the common schools, ques tions prepared for the examination of teachers and such other blanks and I books as may be necessary for the discharge of the duties of teachers and officers charged with the admin istration of tho laws relating to the common schools. To cauBo to bo printed, with an ap To travel, without negloctlng Ills other official dutios as Territorial Commissioner of Public Instruction, for the purpose of study and of at tending educational meetings or con ventions within tills Territory or the United States, of visiting schools, of that he shall not voluntarily absent himself from the Torritory more than ninety days during any one year. To require annually .at such time dent, manager, or prlnclpul of overy. educational Institution now in exis tence In this Territory, a report of such facts arranged In such form ns1 ho may prescribe. To Issue certifi cates as provided by law. To prepare or cause to be prcara<i an outline course or courses of study for the primary, grammer and high school departments of the common schools, and to prescribe such rules and regulations for the gonoral gov ernment of the common schools as shall secure regularity and pnctuallty of attendance, prevent truancy, se cure efficiency and promote the true Interests of the common schools. To prepare uniform questions for use in the examinations of pupils of the Territory compeletlng the gram mer chool course of study, and to pro scribe uniform rules and regulations for tho conducting of such examina tions. He shall have power to condemn as unfit for use, on account of unsan itary or other improper conditions, any school building, school site, or outbuilding in this Territory, and up on failure on the part of the board of directors to remedy such condition, he shall have power to withhold and declare forfeited all or any part of the aununl appropriation aportionod to any such school district. He shall prescribe rules und regulations and examine all plans and specifications for the creation, enlargement, and change of school buildings, which plans and specifications shall first be submitted to him for approval be fore contract In lot, and no new school building shall be erected or any building enlarged or changed until the plans and specifications havejbecn submitted to and have been approved by the Teritorial Commissioner of Public Instruction. He shall include in such rules those made from time to time by the Territorial Board of Health, If there be one. To prescribe and to enforco such rules and regulations, not inconsist ent with the laws of the Territory, as may from time to time, In his opiu ion, be needed to secure proper, thorough and efficient medical in spection and supervision in the pub-i lie schools throughout the Territory. To appoint school district officers, to fiir vacancies, caused by death, resignation, failure to hold elections failure to qualify before the day for j taking office, and absence from the district for a period of ninety days or failure to attend four consecutive meetings of the district board with out reasonable excuse; Prvoidod. that in all ouch appointments the person appointed shall hold offico only until trie next regular election lor scuooi board member. To grant temporary certificates, va lid for a period not to xococd two years, entitling the-holder thereof to teach in the public schools of the Territory and to hold examinations for teachers and to promulgate and to prescribe and enforce rules and regu lations governing such examinations and the nccessnry qualifications of candidates. To revoke for immorality, violation! of written contract, Intemperance,! crime committed against tho laws of the Territory, or any unprofcsional conduct, any certificate which may have been granted by him: Provid ed, that no certificate shall bo re-' voked until tho defendant has been given an opportunity to bo heard. All boards of directors shall be re sponsible to him and they shall pcr-j form such duties and have such pow ers as may bo delegated by him. That tho Territorial Commissioner, of Public Instruction shall have an office at tho Capitol of tho Territory, provided tho expense of such office shall not exceed $2,400 annually. That the Territorial Superintendent of Public Instruction shall recoivo an annual salary of $5,000, and oxpon3cs when away from tho capital. Assistant commissioners shall be selected for one year and serve as advisors to the Alaska Commissioner of Education. They shall co-operate with the Alaska Commissions of Edu cation and sec to it that his instruc tions and regulations nre fulfilled and report to him such recommendations as in their opinion are to the benofit unci ror tno improvement oi ruimu Education. They shall receive a sal ary of $50 per annum. That all public schools both within! Incorporated towns and municipalities and without such incorporated limits in the Territory of Alaska shall bo subject to and be governed by the provisions of this act. MEMORIAL SERCICES FOR BRUNER SATURDAY The joint Brunei- momoiial commit tee of the legislature today reported its program, which will be carried out in the legislative chambers Satur lay morning. Senator Millard will deliver the Senate eulogy and Representative Mo ran will' speak of the late Senator, in behalf of the House. William 0. Carlson, of the Taku banning & Cold Storage Co., is*in the Manolln, guitar and banjo lessons, Mice M. Jordieon, studio, 5 and 6, Gar jido Building, 3-4-tf. MASS MEETING MOVES SWIFTLY i The mass meeting at the City Hall last night was a record-breaker for; speed and smoothness. At S:15 May or Reck culled the meeting to order, i stated Its purpose,-the nominations wore mado, nnd by 8:30 the gathering were on thoir way homeward. About fifty were present Mayor Reck was mado permanent chairman, and E. W. Pottit secretary. Only two of the old Council were) present, but they were all rcnomiuut-j od. Altogether 17 candidates were named, it remaining for them only to officially declare themselves as re quired by the city ordinance. The! following wore placed In nomination i for tho City Council: Emory Vnlentlne, Milton Winn, Dave! Housel, John Reck, William Geddes,; Oliver Drange, John R. Willis, F. Wol- ? land, Jack McMillan. Otto Wlckland-j or, E. W. Nelson, Ed EUIngor, George F. Miller, C. W. Fries, William Brltt,] Sam Cohen and B. Carlson. For school director?II. T. Tripp,. Grover C. Winn and F. J. Wettrick. j BIG DANCE AT THANE ON SATURDAY NIGHT . 4* _ Tho employees of the Alf,ska Gas?i tineau mining company have issued! invitations to tho third "Black Sheep" j dance, which will be given at Thane next Saturday evening. A special ferry will loavc Juneau at 8:30 p. m., returning Immediately af ter the ball. ? NOME BANKER HERE. J. J. Cole, a Nome banker, Is In the ? city, having arrivea last evening. Mr. i Cole was last here two years ago. I when tho legislature was In session.} Ho is Interested in banking legisla tion. Mr. Cole is president and manager! of the Miners and Morchants Bank of> Nome. MORNINGSIDE PATIENT DEAD. Word was received at the Gover-j nor's office by the last mail, that A. A. Maxey, an Insane patient at the MorningBide sanitarium, Oregon, died in that Institution on March 18th of; chronic heart disease. Maxey was sent out from Fairbanks,^ May 1st, 1913. There is no record of his having any relatives, and the sanitarium authorities have written} Commissioner John Dillon at Falr-j banks In regard to tho guardian saidj to have been appointed for Maxdy at< tho time of his confinement to .Morn- ' Jng6ido. MINK SETS ? At roduccd market j rates, inqulro at Wills store. 3 8-lm.j Yes?Many People have told usjtho sanjc story?distress after eating, gases, heartburn. A Dyspepsia before and after each mca' will relieve you. Sold only by us?25c. Wm. Britt, Juneau. "j MRS. N. M. EBY PUBLIC STENOGRAPHER (IOOM 923 GOLDSTEIN BLOCK MINING APPLICATION No. 01762. UNITED STATES LAND OFFICE. Juneau, Alaska, March 10, 1915. Notice Notlco Is hereby given that the Al aska Gastlneau Mining Company, u corporation organized and existing un der (lie laws of the State of New York and qualified to do, and doing busi ness as a corporation, at Juneau, Al aska, has made application for patent for the York, Alma and Avon lode i mining claims, Survey No. 954. slt-i uated at the Eastern end of Silver i Bow Basin, about throe miles East of the Town of Juneau, Alaska, in the Harris Mining District, Juneau Pre cinct. at approximately Latitude 58? 19' North, nnd Longitude 134" 21' West, and particularly described as follows, to-wit: York Lode Beginning at Corner No. 1, whence U. S. L. M. No. 2 bears S. 88* 36' W. 2090.68 feet distant: thcnco N. 24* 30' E. 553.63 feet to cornor No. 2; thence, S. 65? 10' E. 1061.51 feet to corner' No. 3; thence S. 24* 30' W. 565.92j feet to corner No. 4; thence N. 54?' 33' W. 1063.57 feet to corner No. 1, the place of beginning. Containing i an area of 13.419 acres. Mag. Var. ? at corner No. 1, 31? 45' E. Alma Lode Beginning at corner No. 1 on line 3-5 of the York Lode of this survey, whence U. S. L. M. No. 2 bears N. 84? 57' 56" W. 3102.13 feet: thence N. 24 * 30' E. 600 feet to corner No. 2; thonco S. 59? 39' E. 1500 feet to corner No. 3; thence S. 24? 30' W. 600 feet to corner No. 4: thence N. 59? 39' W. 1499.49 feet to corner No. 1, the place of beginning. Containing an ared of 20.550 acres. Magnetic Va riation at Corner No. 1, 31" 40' East Avon Lode Beginning at Corner No. 1, identical with Corner No. 2, of the Alma Lode of this survey, whence U. S. L. M. No. 2, bears S. 85* 18' 57" W. 3350.08 feet distant; thence N. 2-1? 30' B. 600 feet to Corner No. 2; thence S. 59" 39' E. 1499.92 feet to Corner No. 3; thence S. 24* 30' W. 600 feet to Cor ner 4; thence N. 59* 39' W. 1500 feet, to Corner No. 1, the place of begin j ulng. Containing an area of 20.553 acres. Mag. Var. at Corner No. 1, 31* 47' E. The names of the adjoining claims are the Ajnx Milisite, patented, Sur vey No. 241, and tho Perseverance Placer mining claim, patented, Survey No. 605, both belonging to the Alaska Gastineau Mining Company. The York rode mining claim con flicts with tho Martin patented lode mining claim, Survey No. 754 which belongs to the claimant, and such con flict is hereby excluded; the enhl con flict is described as follows; Beginning at Corner No. 1 of the York lode, thence N. 39* 30' \V. 1016.05 feet to Corner No. 4 of the Martin lode (Survey Nb. 754): thence S. 50? 30' W. 273.20 feet to n "point on line 1-4 of the York lode; thence along line 1-4 of the York lode S. 54? 33' E. 1052.14 feet to Corner No. 4 of the ; York lode, the place of beginning. Con taining an area of 3.186 acres. The Alma lode mining claim of this survoy conflicts with the Sriowflakej lode mining claim, survey No. 931, but said conflict is not excluded from this I application, and is described sw fol lows: Beginning nt Comer No. 4 of the Alma lode, thence along line 4-1 of the Alma lode N. 59* 39' W. 568.37 feet to a point on line 1-2 of the Snow flake lode, thence along line 1-2 of the Snowflakc lode N. 42' 03' E. 177.4C feet to Corner No. 2 of the Snowflake lode, thence along line 2-3 of the Snow flakc lode S. 54" 10' E. 522.08 feet to a point on line 3-4 of the Alma lode, thence along line 3-4 of the Alma lode S. 24" 30' W. 124.53 feet to the place of beginning. Containing an area of 1.865 acres. The Alma lode mining claim of this survey also conflicts with the Robert lode mining claim, Survey No. 977, but snld conflict is not oxcludcd from this application, and is described as fol lows: Beginning at a point on line 3-4 of the Alma lode distant S. 24" 30' W. 127.97 feet from Corner No. 3 of the Alma .lode; thence along line 3-4 of the Alma lode S. 24* 30' \V. 345.26 feet to a point on line 1-4 of the Rob ert lode; thence along line 4-1 of the Robert lode N. 54" 02' 17" W. 108.63 feet to Comer No. 1 of the Robert lode; thence along line 1-2 of the Rob ert lode N. 42" 48' E. 301.80 foot to tho place of beginning. Containing an area of 0.420 acres. The location notices of the York. Alma and Avon lode claims, were re corded respectively on August 3rd. 1912 and October 25th, 1905 in books 20 of Lodes at page 313, and 18 of Lode^ at plages 162 and 161 respec tively, of the records of tho Recorder for the Juneau Recording Precinct, Alaska. This notice was posted on the ground on the 24th day of February. 1915. ALASKA GASTINEAU MINING COMPANY % By B. L. Thane., Its agent and attorney in fact. UNITED STATES LAND OFFICE v Juneau, Alaska, March 10, 1915. It Is hereby ordered that the fore going notice of application for mining patent be published in the Alaska Daily Empire for the full period of Bixty days. C. B. WALKER, ? Register. First pubMcatlbn March 12, 1915. Last publication May 12, 1915, UP-TO-DATE HAIRDRESSING i SERVICE FOR LADIES. The W.E.B.. located in the new postoffice block, will be open Wed nesdays from 10 a. m. to 5 p. m. beginning this week, March 3. for : ladies and children only. This ar- j rangement is to insure privacy as ' a hairdressing parlor. Hairdressing manicuring and massaging strict ly up-to-date in all particulars. The work will be done by Mrs. Leaf grceu and myself, personally. W. E. BATHE. v * ALASKA MEAT COMPANY John Reck. Mgr. ; Wholesale and Retail Butchers Manufacturers of all Kinds of Sausages Our Hams and Bacon Are Home-Smoked ! . ? 1 SOLO ON OS YEARS RECORD 5 SHIES, SIZES ADD PRICES TO SUIT ALL THE SAN WHO ! I m si3 m$m to profit by experience gets on the smoothest. By buying a "cheap" stove $ or range you make a mistake. j By buying a Charter Oak, you ij do not make a mistake, you [j save fuel, trouble and money | in the end. S Profit by the experience of these who have used Charter Oak 9 Stoves and Ranges. ? } U ? I I ? W For Sale bv THE JUNEAU FURNITURE COMPANY MTl?e Home Furnishers" Cor. 3rd snd Scnsrd Sis. ? I | pi A me AND PIANO PLAYERS | ? -t *J- ' V>^k3 Edison Diamond Disc Phonographs, ? ; | COLOMBIA TALKING MACHINES. VICTOR VICTROLAS | 0 15,000 RecorJa for All Machines. Sheet Music, Small Musical Instrument* 1 JUNEAU MUSIC HOUSE! ? Elmer E. Smith, Prop. THREE STORES. J. P. L. Gravis, Mgr. <> X Rcxall Drug Store, Douglas. 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