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I BRITT'S EVERYDAY I
We are now offering, to the candy lovers of
?Juneau a treat in our confection depart- ;;
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t Those large delicious ;;
I Victoria Chocolates?1 1-4 lb. Boxes
| 40 Cents
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And carry a full line of roofing
And equipped with the best roofing
kettles in Alaska, which are at your
Marshall S Newman
L Roofer*, number* A Shtet MctalWorka
j icCioskeys j
Gastineau Leave Bundles at j
U i Sandstrom's Shoe
nana Store, or will call
Laundrv for :i:u! dcIivvr
! ? ..'.'ijy-v yyfty ? -yv-'Ui
IJh? IVIcKanna Transfer I
.- ADDLE HORSES FOR RENT
I itiht And llcety Hauling of all kind.
Office 1L-7-1-.*:' Front St.. phone 55 I
MRS. N. M. EBY
OOLOSIt'N tlLOCK I
SPAIN FORBIDS EXPORT
OF MANY PRODUCTS
MADRID. April 1?5. The Spanish
government has issued a decree for
bidding the exportation of Iron, steel,
tin. sulphur aluminum, antimony, am
monia. rubber, mineral oils and forage
MORGAN ART COLLECTION
TO PAY INHERITANCE TAX
NEW YORK. April IS.?The inherit
ance tax on J. P. .Morgan's art treas
ures will have to be paid. The two
year exemption allowed by special en
actment in hope that all or part of col I
lection would be given to the State or!
to the Metropolitan Art Museum has:
BRYAN SAYS CREDIT
MATTER IS FOR BANKS
WASHINGTON. April IS. Secre
tary of State W. J. Bryan declares gov
ernment neither approves nor disap
proves arrangements made by bankers
in the United States for credits with
belligerent nations. He says it is a
matter that concerns banking and bus
iness and and not the government.
NEW YORK MUST
RETURN $500,000 TAXES
NEW YORK. April 16. ? Because
New York city overtaxed the Metro
politan Street Railway and its subsi
-diaries on franchises. It will have to
refund to the company $491,673. The
city is compelled to make this refund,
because of a decision of the Court
of Appeals that the franchises were
OCEAN FREIGHT RATES
STILL GOING UP
NEW YORK. April 16.?Recent gra-,
dual advances In ocean freight rates
on cotton have culminated In quota
tions of $1.60 a hundred pounds to
Liverpool and $1.50 to Havre. A few
week* ago the rate was as low as
$1.15. Rates to Genoa remain at $1.75
and to Barcelona at from $1.45 to
$1.50. with only a few vessels offer
"All the News All the Time."
I BUY 1
gmm? r vwiressKa J
; Aiaska Supply Company I
Our new sidewalk pump is now working and
delivei*s the best grade of filtered Red Crown Gaso
lii o right into your auto tank. No Belay. No
mess. No monkeying with cans. No slopping over.
The pump measures accurately any quantity from 1
t ouart to five hundred gallons. We also carry a full
line of lubricating oils, transmission grease, etc.
Zerolcnc for Ford Cars! j
U. S. WINS ANOTHER
NEW YOUK. April 16. -London ad
vicea say that an understanding has'
been reached by tho United States
and British governments*by Which the
ships Raven and Ruby, detained on the
southeast coast of England, will be
released and permitted to proceed
with their cargoes of packers' prod
ucts to Rotterdam.
U. S. STARTS FORECLOSURE
ON GERMAN SHIP
WASHINGTON. April 10 The Unit
ed States government lias filed a libel
action against the Habmurg-Amcricaii
steamer Odenwald. asking that the
ship be surrendered for violating Pres
ident Woodrow Wilson's neutrality
proclamation. The action is a result of
the ship's attempt to leave San Juan,
Porto Rico, without clearance papers.
MUST FIGHT IT OUT
BEFORE PEACE COMES
CHICAGO. April 11.?The Washing
ton correspondent of tho Tribune says
President Woodrow Wilson has re
ceived official information from both
London and Berlin that neither the
Allies nor Germany und Austria will
consider peace term until after Kitcli
oner's now army of 1.000.000 and the
Kaiser's fresh forces have tried con
ACCEPTS ALASKA CALL
CHICAGO. April 16. Rev. J. E.
Dustan. pastor of the West Seattle
Congrogationnl church, has accepted a
call to Valdez. Alaska, where he will
take the pastorage of the Congrega
tional church In the Northern city, on
April IS. Rev. Mr. Dustan succeeds
his father, tho late Rev. K. T. Dustan.
two year ago. Rev. J. F. Dustan
came from Australia to take the West
Seattle pulpit. The officers of the
church gave Mr. Dustan a farewell
reception and dinner Wednesday night.
CANNERY COMPANY FILES
The l.indenberger Packing Company
withprinclpal offices in Seattle. Wash
have filed articles of incorporation
with Secretary Davidson, naming
Charles E. Ingersoll, of Ketchikan, as
their agent and attorney in fact.
The company was organized under
the laws of Washington for a period
of 50 years and is capitalized at $600,
000. The capital stock consists of
6.000 shares, valued at $100 per share.
Benihard and Robert Lindenbergcr
and Wm. W. Wilde arc Incorporators,
and the articles entitle them to engage
in the cannery busiuess in this dis
trict, and to do any and all things
necessary to carry it on.
IN COMMISSIONERS OFFICE
A waranty deed, dated April lOtli.
was filed in the recorder's office Wed
nesday. in which Elizabeth Steinbeck
transfers a lot in the Casey-Shattuck
addition to James Kelly.
Elizabeth Seinbeck quitclaims a lot
on Willoughby avenue to James Kelly.
H. Hale. C. M; (liles and E. S. Kunz
file on the wedg-shaped tract north
west of the head of Main Street, eov-i
ering all property except that occu
pied by Mrs Dennie McLaughlin.
A five year lease, dated, Feb. 23.
1915, between Mr. and Mrs. B. M. Beh
rends and Albert S. Burelson. post
master. for the Juneau post office
building was filed Wednesday.
The district court was occupied yes
terday and today with the equity pro- j
ccedure in the case of the Worthen
Mill company vs. the Alaska-Juneau
Gold Mining company. John Rustgard
appears, for the plaintiff, and Hellen
thai and Hellentha! for the defendant.
TURNER DANCE SATURDAY NIGHT
NOTE?Only one more big dance in
the skating rink hall. Saturday eve
ning. April 17th. After that my dances
will be given in the Moose hall. 1j
have again secured the services of
our favorite pianist. Mr. Chas. Eg
gert. which assures the very best of
dance music. You cannot afford to
miss this one. The gallery will be
closed. Dancing from nine to one o'-i
clock. Admission, gentlemen $1.00: ,
ladies free. It. L. Turner. Mgr. 13-4t.
F. M. Sainmis of New York City.'
who has been Inspecting the Marconi j
Wireless apparatus at this place, as j
well as other stations on the Pacific
coast, left for the South on the Ala-.
f Baggage and General Hauling ?
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% A. H. HUMPHERIBS V.lcntinc Bldfl. t
? Telephones: Office 258; Barn 226 ^
BATH ROOM FITTINGS I
All Goods are made of Brass, Heavily Nickel-Plated and Polished
I Towel Bars, Wall Soap Dishes, Soap Tumber Holders, Plate Glass Shelves,
Stands, Bath Tub Soap Dishes, Comb Bath Sprayer, Adjustable Shaving Mir
and Brush Trays, Sponge Holders, ror, White Enamel and Web Bath
Tumbler Holders, Tooth Bruth and Seats.
Juneau Hardware Co. j
William Alberlson. 147 Front St. Phone 243. Sim Frelman
G. BLOMGREN, Prop.
j IF IT'S IN THE MARKET?
WE HAVE IT!
I STRAWBERRIES AND FRUITS
j j will be In season very soon and
|j we will be well supplied to look
I j after your needs.
Ring us up and get
what you want?
when you want It.
II he Sanitary Grocery
BWWBBBBI?HI 1? i?
MASS MEETING TO
The Juneau Public Library having
; grown far more rapidly than was ox
I pected, the Draper Club believes that
a larger association of people should
now be formed to stand back of this
! growing work and that the present
time is propitious for putting the mat
ter before the public.
A mass mooting of all citizens in
i any way Interested in this movement
is called for Thursday evening, April
22, at 8 o'clock in the Council Cham
bers of the City Hall. At this meet
ing a Library Association will be
formed which shall adequately rcpre
! sent the community. This is a re
sponsibility which belongs to all the
citizens of Juneau. It is their library.
The Juneau PublicLibrary and Froo
, reading room Is at present on a sound
financial basis. It has approximately
1400 books on Its shelves, subscribes
for 80 periodicals and 1G newspapers
jand has a trained librarian from the
Senttle public library in charge daily
from 2 until 10 p. m.
The following statistics will show
that the library has been used ex
; tensively and that it is needed in Ju
Since the opening day ot me norary
department on December 5th, last,
; have been issued 650 cards to borrow
i ors. The books circulated arc as fol
lows, months ending
January It! 1236
Fobruary 11 1878
March 11 1810
April 11 1831
The Draper Club wishes the public
to understand how important a civic
undertaking this has becomo. A11 the
friends of the public library arc re
quested to attend the meeting.
SEATTLE BUSINESS MAN
IS A JUNEAU VISITOR
Nelson Troyer, first vice-president
of the Seattle-Astoria Iron Works, ar
rived from the South on the Humboldt
and is staying at the Cain. Mr. Troy
er is visiting the canneries on the
coast, Inspecting old machinery and
installing new apparatus. The main
plant of tho Seattle-Astoria Iron Works
is located at Seattle. John Fox. a pion
eer Astoria foundryman and cannery
man. formerly collector of tho port
and for many years an Oregon State
Senator, is head of tho concern.
WILL TAKE CHILKOOT FISH
The steamship Humboldt arrived!
from the South at 1 o'clock this morn
ing. a day late, owing to the heavy
tonnage for way canneries, with 25
tons of freight, mail and the following
M. H. Lynch. S. Maelsted, J. Peabody
M. D. Peabody. F. Woods, M. Thayer.
Mrs. 15. A. Strong, Miss O'Keefe, J.
McLauglin and J. Powers.
The Humboldt will call at Chilkoot
and load the remainder of last year's
salmon pack which has been disposed
of by F. O. Berkhart. She will said
South at 10 a. m Tomorrow.
ALLEGED WOMAN BEATER
TO HAVE HEARING TODAY
Tom Gillis, who was arrested in the
early hours of Thursday morning af
ter he had severely pummelled Mrytle
Clark, his paramour, on lower Front
street, will be given a hearing at 3
o'clock this afternoon.
"We intend to make Juneau an un
safe place for fellows of this kind to
operate," said Chief Sliter, in speak
ing of the arrest of Gillis.
SETTLERS FLOCKING TO THE
KNIK ARM COUNTRY
The Governor's office was in receipt
of a report from the Knik Arm region
this morning, stating that on April
1st there were 100 people located at
Ship Creek and more arriving daily
to be at the scene of railroad activi
Eight miles from Ship Creek a can
nery is being constructed, and the
every day arrival of homesteaders in
dicates that this point is due for a
large influx of settlors this Spring.
Everybody reads the Empire. Ad
vertise In it
You-Or No One Efse
cares to be bald. Yet that is what will
hr> ppen if your bair does not stop falling
in our opinion is the best hair tonic on
the market Sold only by us?60 cento.
Wm. Britt, Juneau.
Elmer E. Smith, Douglas.
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4 A"MONO THE THEATRES. 4
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"JACK AND THE BEANSTOCK."
Those who have over read tills fa
mous book will surely delight In it.
aB presented at the Dream In the form
of n beautiful 2-part Thanhouscr pro
duction. As tonight is amateur night
be sure and bring the kiddies; they
will certainly enjoy "Jack and the
Then there is a powerful 2-reel Dom
ino. featuring William Farnum, who
has become famous for his work as
Olenister in "The Spoilers,"; by the
way, ho is Dustlu Farnum's brother.
The titlo of the drama is "The Silent
The comedy is a keystone, featuring
Ford Sterling. It Is the funniest one
shown at the Dream in months. Don't
miss it. Remember tomorrow night:
"The Count of Monte Christo" in five
great reels, featuring James O'Neill,
the greatest Monte Christo in four de
cades. Pricon may soar, or be cut,
but all of the great features in the
Dream every Saturday and Sunday are
always 25 conts; children 10 cents.
SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
Lust night at the Orpheum tho Leg
islature passed a bill granting adepts
in tho "No Drug" treatment a license
i to practice and the Governor signed
it. This happened in tho Lubin fea
ture entitled "The Talo of Justice."
Of courso, tho 6th adventure of
Kathlyn was shown and ns usual was
interesting in story and scenery.
Tho Pathe Daily News was one of
the host seen for somo time. All tho
war events were late, as well as oth
"Marrying Sue,'" a laughable com
edy by the Vitagraph company closed
the show. Same tonight. ***
EMPLOYMENT OFFICE MOVES
The Alaska-Gastincau Mining com
pany's employment office was moved
yostcrday from tho Goldstein building
to now Quarters at Thane. J. L. Ree
dy will have charge as formerly, and
all hiring of men for the mine and mill
will be through his office there.
ALAMEDA SAILS SOUTH
The steamer Alameda arrived from
the Westward at 5 o'clock this morn
ing, one day ahead of expectations,
and left an hour later for the South,
taking the following list of passengers:
Willie E. Nowell, Henry Shattuck,
Mrs. Pulver, J. Phillips, Mrs. R. B.
Hines and Miss Gertrude Hulbert.
CITY BOOKS ARE O. K.
I. Sowerby aiul H. K. sneparu, sel
ected two weeks ago by the city coun
cil to audit the books of the city, have
completed the work, requiring eleven
days, and report the records fn excel
Henry Shattuck was a Southbound
passenger on the Alameda. He ex
pects to be absent from Juneau about
MINK SETS ? At reduced market
rates, iuquiro at Wills store. 3-8-lm.
K. D. Mac Lean
j | Carpet Layer and Upholsterer. | !
; Carpets Cleaned, Refitted and !'j
Laid; Furniture Packed
jj 138 Front St. Phone 285 J ]
A building pormit was Issued this f
morning to Guthrie M. Scott, who will 1
erect an office building on Main street >
14 by 20 feet In size, at the cost of -
Other permits issued as follows:
s Miss Selvia Deyer for a six-room ca
bin, on Lower Front Street, to cost
VanLehn & Raymond for remodel
ing the Decker Building on Front St.
1 at a cost of $.100.
Miss Dcdgce, a one-room cabin on
Lower Front Street to cost $200. John
Ohmun is contractor.
James McCloskey, a five-room bung
alow on R. Front street, estimated to
J. F. Soderstrom, a one story build
ing on Ninth street, 20 by 21 feet. <
$500. A MagnusBcn is contractor. j1
A. G. Brown, a three-room house'
with bath. $960. W. F. Skoog & Son. |;
I. Mortlna and Geo. Jemsen, a six- i'
room house on Lower Front street, 22 j
by 28 feet, to cost $300.
John T. Spickctt, a 16 by 38 foot .
addition to the Orphcum Theatre, on
the J. B. Caro company property, with
estimated cost at $1900. Olts & Gil
patrick arc contractors.
COUNCIL MEETING TONIGHT
The new city council will hold n:
regulnr meeting tonight for the pur- ?
pose of organization and to select of-!
fleers for the ensuing year, including
mayor, clerk and chief of police. Be-j
yond this it is not expected that much j
business will be transacted. j;
Willis E. Nowcll, president of the
uncau Steamship Company and agent
or the Alaska Steamship company,
eft on the Alameda for a two weeks'
dsit to Seattle.
I have on display the finest, larg
est assortment of woolens; soft,
warm, damp proof. Suits made to
your order righ here. Over 400
patterns to select from. Satisfac
tion in cloth, style, fit and work
Tailor for men and'Women. Phone
50. Suite 4, Henson BIdg., Doug
Ins, Alaska. Pressing, etc., called
for and delivered.
" Hairdressing and Manicuring %
I ? by appointment. ?
I: MRS. LEAFGREEN f
'! Pkone 205 Hotel Bergmann ^
New Management ?? Belfcr Tlian Erer
BEST DINING ROOM IN CITY
BREAKFAST 6:00 a. m. to 11:00 a. RI.
;LUNCH - - 12:00 a, m. to 1:30 p. m.
DINNER - - 5:30 p. m. to 7:00 p. m.
RATES 51.00 A DAY
Bergmann Hotel Dining Room
FRANK GEPRING, Manager
| THE .|
"Count of Monte Crist?" f
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ii DANIEL FROHMAN PRESENTS |
;L JAMES O'NEILL :
in his famous version of Duams' masterpiece. The dramatic triumph ?
0 of tliree decades. Endorsed by years of continuous popularity. ^
;; five Great Reels of Intense Interest at the \
1 DREAM THEATRE, Sat, 17 and Sun, 18 i
JAlways save Saturday and Sunday for the Dream, as wo have ?
o a "great Famous Player feature" every Saturday and Sunday. Prices ?
** may soar or be cut. The only difference we have to make on our <>
y big fentures is weekly service, 25, 15 and 10 cents; and on Saturday ^
y and Sunday to 25 and 10 cents. Here are some of our Saturday and 4
? Sunday specials: "The Valley of the Moon," "A Lady of Quality." f
o "Hearts Adrift," "The Master Mind," "A Good Little Devil," "Brews- y
y tor's Millions," "The Man on the Box," "Tess of the Storm Country," ?
?> "The Eagles' Mate," "The Call of the Xorth," And the Sea Wolf," are y
0 all good. Watch for them. X
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Come in and look at the new patterns in |
| our spring stock. SOMETHING NEW. |
? Exclusive Agents= <?
SINGER SEWING MACHINES f
See them in our Furniture Department |
j C.W.YOUNG COMPANY j
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We have just received another lot of :: }
AnWQ TAILORED ? " ? SI TjfTQ I
:: ?- -?lr?-:? READY-TO-WEAR I |
Whose style, distinctive appearance, and exception- ::
ally smart fit and finish must be seen to be apprec- ? ? ft
iated. Your special attention is called to our ;: |
Kitchener Suits I
Made up in men's wear goods, semi-belted coat, con- :: ?
vertible collar, which may be worn low or buttoned ? ? j.j
snugly military style. :: $
All prices at our usual low rate. '? '?
IF YOU PREFER we are prepared to take your ? j g
measure and supply you with an Ideal Tailoring ;; |j
Company's Suit. : i 'j
SPECIAL QLBAKANCE SALE * |
LADIES' SKIRTS AND ONE PIECE DRESSES
Prices ridiculously low?So low that you can '!
wear these pretty models as every day house dresses. ;;
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