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A Powerful EUGENIC DRAMA, in Seven Reels In the "Escape." which comes to the Grand tonight, the people of Ju neau will have an opportunity of see ing these wonderful films which have create such a foror wherever pre sented. No. film subject of recent years has occasioned such an amount of critical discussion as have these wonder film esarchlights into the v-1 tal questions of the duty we owe to the unborn generations which are to follow us. '"The Escape" tells the story of two sisters, the dauhgters of poor parents, born in the tenement district of New York and their exper ience and trying vicissitudes holds the main interest of the plot. Begin ning with their parents the lesson is graphically told of the need for care ful selection on the part of those con templating matrimony, the whole lead ing up to a logical climax that is as inevitable as death itself. The vital and stronger elements of life are 11 lustratcd in a way to make the spec tator gasp, but at the same time it forces upon all of us the teachings of the Great Master, that we must think and act for the benefit of our fellow men and women. The powerful play by Paul Armstrong from which the rllms of the "Escape" were made car ried with it an appeal for better things that if It is heeded will tend surely : and inevitably to make the world bet ter. D. "W. Griffith staged the "Es ! cape" and over $100,000 was spent in their production. An all-star cast in , terprets the roles, composed of Blanch Sweet, Donald Crisp. Maie Marsh. Robert Harron and some hundreds of others. The scenes are many and follow in logical sequence. PRINCESS SOPHIA PUTS INTO TAKU ??>? The steamship Princess Sophia, of the Canadian Pacific line, arrived from Victoria at 11 o'clock last night, and left for Skagway one hour later. She made a special trip into Taku Inlet, that the passengers for Dawson might view Taku glacier. The Princess Sophia is under com mand of Capt. Douglas Robinson. She had a heavy cargo of interior freight, and a number of passengers for Daw son. Whitehorse. and down river points. Her passengers for Juneau included Miss Doris Ross. Michael Ty nen. Mrs. Turner. Miss Mabel Davis. Mrs .Roy White. Colin McDonald. Ed ward Hemmenway. John Hunter and Capt. John Irving. She will sail ofr the South Friday morning at eight i o'clock. The Empire will make advertising contracts subject to proof of largest Irculation of any newspaper In Alaska. TERRITORY WILL BE GOVERNOR-LESS 4 DAYS ?+? When Gov. J. F. A. Strong crosses the "Summit" at the Alaska-Yukon Territory boundary line Thursday, and until he reaches Eagle Monday night or Tuesday, the Territory of Alaska will be without an executive head. Charles E. Davidson. surveyor-Gener al and secretary of Alaska, is in Cali fornia on a vacation trip, and for the ; first time In the history of the North both the Governor and Acting Gover nor will be absent. There is no legal provision for an acting governor in the event of the absence of the Sec 1 retary of Alaska, who is next in rank i to the Governor. Governor Strong will be on his own | domain as soon as he gets to Eagle, and no complications are expected as a result of his four-day trip through Canadian lands. The Governor and Mrs.* Strong left Juneau last night, on their way to Fairbanks and Nome. "All the News All the Time." : ? : FORMER MANAGER > FOR UNDERWOOD JUNEAU VISITOR Among the visitors at Juneau yes terday among the Alaskan tourists on the Sokane was Allen J. Krebs, of Birmingham, Ala., who was campaign manager for Sonator Oscar W. Under wood, of Alabama, tho first time he was elected to Congress?the 54th? in 1894. Mr. KrobB has not lost any of hla admiration for the former Democrat ic leader of the House of Represen tatives and present Junior Senator front Alabama during the years that have elapsed since ho went to Con gress as a young man 20 yoars ago. He thinks he would make an excel lent successor to President Woodrow Wilson after the latter shall have sorved his second torm, "You have to know Underwood, tho man. personally to appreciate fully just how big ho is in mind and soul," said Mr. Krebs. Mr. Krebs is enjoying hi3 first Al aska visit DEAN OF BERKELEY MINE SCHOOL HERE Prof. Andrew C. I^awson, dean of the School of Mines, University of California, arrived from tho south on the Mariposa yesterday and registered ; at tho Alaskan. The nature of Prof. Lawson's visit here has not been dis closed. ELKS' FLAG DAY BALL TOMORROW ?4-? The Elks' Flag Day Ball will be given tomorrow night in Elks' hall. Four hundred invitations have been issued and the event promises to be one of the prettiest of the summer dances. The Flag Day decorations, hung for the exercises last Monday, will not be taken down until after the dance. Delegations from the Island and from Thane and Perseverance arc ex pected to attend. A line orchestra has been engaged to furnish tho mu sic. MARIPOSA ARRIVALS. The steamship Mariposa arrived from Seattle at 5 o'clock yesterday evening and left Thane at midnight for Seward, via Skagway. She had forty passengers for Skagway, fifteen for Seward, ten for Knik Anchorage, and fourteen round-trippers. Passengers for Juneau included Mrs. James McCloskey, Eugcnt Mc Closkey, James McCloskey, Jr., and Mrs. J. C. Hendce, Mr. and Mrs. Hen ry Shattuck, Mr and Mrs. L Vialol. Mrs H. D Green. Miss M D. McMuitry, Miss F. Carroll, Mike Radulovltch, Miss C. Webster, Mrs. Jonas and chil dren, Miss E. M. Taylor, E. It. Pilgrim Fred Searles, Jr. O H. Hershey, An drew Lawson. J M. McKenuzie, J. C. Sonnolly, T. B. Crowe, Mrs. Dorothy Bonbright, Margaret Bonbright, Chas. J. Bush, J. Sivers. Mrs. C. E. Bonce, Joseph Tisch W. G. Hammill, and C W Spear Outgoing passengers were Capt. John Irving, enroute to Valez, Mr. George Osborn, for Cordova. Governor and Mrs. J. F. A. Strong, William Ho man, Mrs. M. Krope. I. E Fisher, E S Hewitt, Miss R Duyak, Miss H. Ni kola. Miss H. Nyist and Miss H. Love joy for Skagway. WOULDSETH POISONED Peaer Wouldseth, an employee of the Alaska-Gastineau Company, was taken to St. Ann's hospital this after noon with a very scvorc case of blood poisoning. Several days ago Would seth cut his hand slightly and did not pay any particular attention to the matter. Infection set in and Dr. Ma hone reports that the neglect may prove serious. f ****+**?????+***** ? 4 * MARINE NOTES * ?> v v v '!? v v v v 4* v 4? ?*? ?|? 4* *!* v 4* The Princess Sophia sails south Fri day morning at 8 o'clock. The Humboldt leaves Seattle at 9 o'clock tomorrow night. The Admiral Evans is due from Se attle Saturday morning. The Admiral Watson is due to sail for Seattle Friday. The Georgia sailed for Sitka at 12 o'clock last night. The Dolphin is due from Seattle Saturday morning. The Spokane sailed South last night. The Jefferson sailed South today. The Mariposa proceeded West at 1 o'clock this morning. The City of Seattle is due from the South tomorrow. ELKS' FLAG DAY BALL, JUNE 17. Thursday, June 17, is the date of the Elks' Flag Day Ball. Lady Elks are reminded not to forget to dis tribute invitations. Brothers desir ing invitations for their friend3 can get same from steward of club or from the committee. The hall is decorated in our nation al colors, a full orchestra will be in attendance and a good time is as sured. Admission $1.00. Ladies free. 15-3t We do plumbing and heating for others. Why not for you? Come and get our prices. UNIVERSAL RE PAIR SHOP, 114 Front St. Tel. 273. His i-lttle Scheme. Mrs. Owens?Mercy, John, there L not a thing in the house fit to eat; Owens?I know it Kate,; that's why I brought him home to dinner. I want him to see how frugally we live. He's my principal creditor.?(Boston Tran script) SPECIAL TODAY ? Cream puffs. Peerless Bakery. 6-15-2t 4 ?:< .j. ?> ? 4* ? 4* <? ? ? ? o 4. ?:? PERSONAL MENTION ? ? + ? <? ? Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Hendce, of Thunc returned yesterday from Seattle, where thoy have been visiting friends and relatives. Mr. Hondee Is em ployed In the general offices of the Alaska Gastlneau Mining Company. B. C. Delzcllo has returnod from a business trip to Ketchikan and Wran gell. J. Latimer Gray, of the Alaska Soda Co., is back from a trip to Craig, Ketchikan and other Southerly towns. Deputy Marshal Frank Cook, of Skagway, is an official visitor in the cityl, having arrived yesterday on the Spokane. Mr. and Mrs. Z. R. Cheney and son are expected home next week from San Francisco. On their way to Cal ifornia they stopped in Grants Pass, Ore., for a visit with Mr. Cheney's sister, Mrs. Bradford. The latter ac companied the Cheneys to the Fair. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Shattuck and children returned yesterday from the States. Mrs. Shattuck is greatly Im proved in health. The Shattuck chil dren attended school in California during the winter. William Casey, Jr., Is oxpocted to return soon from Wascow, Idaho, where ho has been attending the State Uuniversity. Mrs. Turner arrived last night on the Princess Sophia, ?o visit with Mrs. WHIiam Palllster. William Homan and his sister, Mrs. M. Krope, loft last evening on the Mariposa, on their way into tho in terior, for a tour to Nome E. A. L. Bell, an Excursion Inlet salmon packer, left yesterday for Se attle. He will return shortly. I. E. Fisher, representing the Rem ington typewriter, left last night for Skagway C. J. Alexander, manager of the Hoonah Packing company, has return ed to Hoonah. The cannery is pack ing about 400 cases of salmon a day. Mrs. D. H. Green of Washington, D. C., arrived in Juneau yestorday, and Is the guest of her daughter, Mrs. Ralph E. Robertson. She was ac companied by Miss Margaret D. Green Mrs. Robertson's sister, who will be come city librarian. E. S. Hewitt, agont for the L. C. Smith, typewriter, left on the Mari posa for Skagway. Mrs. C. E. Benco returned yesterday from San Francisco, whero she has been visiting. Fred Searles, Jr., and O. H. Herslioy raining geologists of San Francisco, arrived here yesterday and are at the Alaskan. F. R. Brcnncman. United States marshal for the Third Division, passed through to Valde on the Mariposa, ac companied by his wife and baby. Mrs. F. R. Wilson and baby were passengers to Valdez on the Mari posa. Mrs. James McCloskey returned yes terday from Seattle, to spend the sum mer here. She was accompanied by James and Eugene McCloskey. The latter will go into Atlin. B. C., soon, to work on his father's claims this summer. Mrs. M. A. Do Graf, who loft for San Francisco several months ago on account of thro Illness of her daught er, who resides at that place, has re turned to Juneau, and is a guest at the Bergmann. Mrs. De Graf is a pioneer of the Yukon, and was a resi dent of Circle City when the Klondike was discovered in 1S9C. Miss Doris Ross arrived from Van couver, B. C.. last evening, to visit her mother at Thane. E. L. Harwood. a Cordova mer chant? was among the passengers on the Mnriposa. from Seattle Gerald D. Kennedy of San Frnncisco, a brother of President T. F. Kcnno dyfl of the First National Bank of Ju neau, is expected to arrive hero Sat urday on tho Admiral Evans. Ho is on his honeymoon trip, having been married to a prominent San Francis co girl last Saturday. Miss Carrie Webster returned from Seattlo on the Mariposa yesterday. J. H. McKenzie, consulting engineer for the Alaska Treadwell Gold Mining Company arrived at The Alaskan yes terday from San Francisco. Ralph Robeson, former timekeeper at Salmon Creek for tho Alaska .Gas tlneau Company returned to accept a position with the same company at Annox Creek. Mr. Robeson has been attending the University of Washing ton at Seattle. Larry Stevens, engineer at Thane, was a city visitor the fore part of the week. Mr. and Mrs. J. Q. Trompen aro expected to return from thoir visit to the Exposition soon. John E. Hunter arrived last night from Vancouver. He is on his way to Seward. Charles Warner, mechanic at Sal mon Crock spent a few days in tho city tho first of the week. Collector of Customs J. F. Pugli is at Eagle. Ho will leave in a few days, on his return to Juneau. Sam Rothwoll, Sid Jacobs and Pat Mooney, of Annex creek, are at St. Ann hospital, undergoing treatment for minor injuries. F. A. Reubcr of Peoria, III., has ac cepted a position with Winter & Pond. He is an expert landscape gardener. B. Pinder, a woll-known assaycr, lias returned from the States, to accept a position at Thane. W. B. Tool, representing tho Heinz Picklo Co., is a business visitor in the city. E. M. Aldrich of Spokane, is at the Occidental. Ho is a cousin of Sena tor F. A. Aldrich. ' ?? Mrs. Alyce Anderson loft last eve ning for Illinois to pay her aged mother a visit. Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Rogers, of Wat erville. Wash., ar* guests at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Thomas Cole. Mr. and Mrs. Rogers and Mr. and Mrs. Cole made n round trip to Sitka on the Jefferson. Miss Alice Cox, of Logan, Utah, a grand daughter*of Former Postmaster- ' General Cox, who Is making a tour of Southeastern Alaska, stopped off the steamer at Sitka, to spend a few days there. Sam Guyot loft for Wrangell on the Jefferson this morning to be absent several days on business. Mr. and Mrs. EI. C. Russell return ed today from a trip to Skagway and Sitka. Deputy Marshal Clyde Calhoun, who was appointed last week to take charge of the Craig office, left today for his station. J. E. Moulton returned from Skag way on the Jefferson this morning. Dr. H. W. Pohlmann is a guest at the Alaskan hotel. F. M. Woodward took passage to Wrangell today on the Jefferson. All Not Lost A boy who had been instructed to switch to a certain trnck all dirt trains that came off the cut, let a long train of dump cars start on tho wrong track before he bethought him self and pulled for tho switch: tho train was split in two and several of the cars were derailed. "Why," stammered the boy sadly, "I saved half de train anyway."?(The Youth's Companion.) TRY THEM? Goldstein's Emporium has the agency for those famous Ogle eggs. Every one dated and guaranteed.? (3-19-tf.) "Kcndrlck" expert sign writer. Com pare workmanship before ordering. ?(6-7-lxn.)? MISS ALBRECHT MASSEUSE Member Incorporated Society of Trained Ma- -cunert of London Cliff Apatlmtnls, Juneau I FOR 3 DAYS ONLY! I | CLEARANCE SALE OF I ? ? ? Mid-Summer Hats | i All Trimmed Hats ! t Pattern Hats and $ ? Made-to-Order Hats ? X At 25- Reduction | | t i Sale Starts at 9:30 Tomorrow Morning % I MRS. E. SHERMAN j ? 131 Front Street JUNEAU Telephone 264 ? ? JS ; ? Rate* Keaaonablo Third and Harrin Street. Junoa TheBERGMANN Newly built and newly fu rnished, modern In all respects, steam heated, electric lighted, hot and cold water In every room; bath on every floor, Including a shower bath. Sanitary conditions perfect Dining room In connection. The"Caille Perfection" \ FIVE-SPEED MOTOR is the latest and best thing in portable out-board en gines. Magneto and Dual Ignition Type just arrived. ASK FOR A DEMONSTRATION Alaska Supply Go. j Yes?Many People have told usjtbe same atoiy?distress after eating, gases, heartburn. A Ste? W before and after each meal will relieve you. Sold only by us?25c. Wm. Britt, Juneau. Elmer E. Smith, Douglas. C. Petlevlch J. R. McNeil Old Kentucky Bar Hotel In Connection Steam Heated Family Orders Delivered Free P. 0. Box 577, Phone 91 Front St. Juneau, Alaska -:H-H-B i-H-H-i 111 l.i 11111: i: 5-:-H~H-M"M11 111 I-M-h i MI-H-I-H-H-I M-M i-m i MM I I-IM-V ?mi 11111 r i mm 11 i mi 11 m ii n M mill m I'M mi mm m i hij-hii-mmi i m m i Hj:: I B. M. BEHRENDS CO. J |* . (INCORFOltATBP) I!-. Free Shoes and Hats j t ? +v ijlWitfi each Suit of ALFRED BENJAMIN Company Giothes we wil! give you your choice of a pair of Shoes or a Hat, from now until the 4th of July. Ij THE BEST CLOTHES AT THE RIGHT PRICE % Olus Pajamas ;; For the best of men and the rest !! of men. One piece Pajamas that t go on and off like a shirt. ? ? I HANAN SHOES | FOR MEN :: Without a doubt the BEST dress J shoe made in America?$7.00 the :: pair. | BOY'S SUITS Full range of sizes of guaranteed ;; all wool suits, with two pair of :: pants, the best of tailoring, and the ;; pants full lined. WALRDS BRAND !S OIL CLOTHING |; COATS? PANTS? LEGGINGS? :::: HATS :::: Full Run of Sizes The right underwear for this ;;;? changeable weather is a real light woolen. We carry all sizes in both the two-piece and union suits; $3.50 the suit. Rugs, carpets, linoleum, wall pa- :::: per and window shades; we carry j-'. the best and largest stock in Alas ka and you are the loser if you don't get our prices before you buy. ; ? ' ? :: Third and Seward Streets ? ? Juneau, Alaska || T.i IT 1 t M M..M 11 I I I 1 I I I11 1 IT t h t I, i t t r n H-l-y.; M T M T T I T i FT FT f M I i i f *T <?><6) J' |J g <$)<$) MECCA Quality and Service Our ft Motto fit JUNEAU DEPOT FOR MECCA FIZZ ALASKA SUCCEEDS EUROPE THIS YEAR ?fr ill ll-u of the usual annual tour of Europe so popular with Easterners, Alaska Is rapidly becoming the vaca tion playground of those who, before the present war broke out, knew little of tholr own country west of Jersey Clty.--(SeattIe Sun.) You saw it first in The Empire. ' 'Phone 5-9. P. O. Box 673 i ] i! NEW YORK | 1 EXCHANGE |j Henry Olson, Prop. WINES, LIQUORS AND [j CIGARS |! Front and Seward Streets MADE IN JUNEAU Concroto Dry and Watertight Floom and Cel lar*. Concrete plain and ornnmental Wall* and Fence*. Concrete ribbed or travel Unbill ed Sidewalks and Steps. All work guaranteed. ESTIMATES AND FLANS FREE. H. D. BOURCY, Hon .I'l'l Contractor IIh? McKannaTransfer I 'FREIGHT?COAL?BAGGAGE [-1 SADDLE HOUSES FOR RENT &| Light and Henry Hauling of all Klnda t i Olllco 127-129 Front St., phone 55 [3 William Pallister, M. D., Specialist In the treatment of diseases mid deformities of tho eye and car, none and throat Offices: Fourth Floor, Goldstein Building Office Phono 150. Residence Phone 151. DELMONICO BEST PLACE IN THE CITY FOR GOOD Oysters, Crab* and Fiih of all Kinds GOOD STEAKS AND CHOPS Dinner at Reasonable Prices 'X* R. D. PICKETT U. S. Mineral Surveyor U. S. Deputy Surveyor 514 GOLDSTEIN BLDG., Juneau j Concrete Chimney Blocks! Double-Lock- Fire-Proof- Clinker- Concrete Chimney. (NOT CINDER OR COKE.) el?. 12x14 in. Flue (5*8 in. !'U:c" 14x14 in. " 8x8 in. Concrete Products Mfg. Co. NexttoCoIo'nExpres*. - 'Big, fresh Shipment" of those delightful confections of? LIGGETTS, FENWAY and GUTH? They are all of the better kind. Tho Rollablo Rox&ll Store. GENTLEMEN! When your wardrobe be comes depleted, remember that there Is a tailoring establish ment on Third street, second door from the postofllcc, that will replenish your wardrobe for you. All clothes turned out from this shop are made on the premises and bear the guar anty of the house that they are First Class and up-to-date. F. WOLLAND, Merchant Tailor 3rd St., Second Door from P.O. Phone 66 BERGMANN DINING ROOM New Management "Bitter Than Brer BREAKFAST 6:00 a. m. to 11:00 a. m. LUNCH - - 12:00 a. m. to 1:30 p. m. DINNER ? ? 5:30 p. m. to 7:00 p. tn. RATES SI.00 A DAY ' Bcrgmann Hotel Dining Room FRANK GEHRING. Manager M&RolIn, guitar ana banjo lessons, Alico M. Jordlson, studio, 5 and 6, Gar side Building. 3-4-tf. Empire want ads. get results PUBLIC STENOGRAPHER MISS M. MARKLEY ROOM P. MALONEY BLOCK CAKE REMINGTON TYPEWRITER COMPANY PHONE 2P9 JUNEAU. ALASKA I PI AND PIANO PLAYERS I ? ?- - - Edison Diamond Disc Phonographs, t COLOMBIA TALKING MACHINES. VICTOR VICTROLAS 11 <> 15,000 Records (or All Machines. Slirrt Music, Small Maalcal Instruments * ,, I JUNEAU MUSIC HOUSE | | Elmer E. Smith, Prep. THREE STORES J. P. L. Graves, Mgr. <? i Rcxaii Drug Store, Douglas. Front Street Drug Store, Douglas 4 J ?