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BOSTON ?The Kennecott Copper
Corporation's production of copper In
June amounted to approximator 9,
<>00.000 pounds. The net earnings
available for dividends wore in ex-|
cess of $1,1100,000, equal to $1.1G a
share. This is at the rate of $15 a
share per annum. A production as!
great as 9,000.000 pounds per month;
Is not expected to be maintained
throughout the year, but it is now
believed that the output for the
quarter ended August 31 will be be-!
tween 35.000,000 and 30.000,000 pounds
far in excess of the earlier estimates. J
Application will soon be made to
list Kennecott Copper on the New
York Stock Exchange.
NE WYORK?New York Curb Mar
ket Association has listed and ad
mitted to quotation 720.000 shares
and $10,000,000 first mortgage G per
cent, convertible bonds, due in 1925,
of the Kennecott Copper Corporation.
The stock is without par.? (Boston
News Bureau.)
"Kendrick" commercial sign-writer
and bulletin board advertiser. 7-23-tf
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Tbe Fmnire has most readers
According to the records In St. :
Ann's hospital the number of boys ]
born in Juneau since January first :
of this year exceeds the number of I
girls who have arrived within the 1
six months ending June 30 by Just i
five. Twenty-five ; young hopefuls
liave occupied the nursery cradles at
St. Ann's at various times during the i
past six months, and twenty-five sep- I
urate and distinctive varieties of I
smiles and dispositions have display- <
ed themselves In the babies' ward. So i
far the anti-suffragettes have the 1
balance of power. The following is
a detail of the momcuclature of 1915's
BOYS?Baumen, Cheney, Knrr. Ev
en,, Lludstroiu, Jameson, Wicks, Ha- I
gerup. Rlendau. Miller, Ostrom, Chap
a deau. Cole, Riley and ltadel.
GIRLS:?Britain, Hellenthal. Per
kins. Simpkins, Whittler, Johnson,
Mackworth Leuders, Takano, Den
ham. . I
A Summer Impulse
'Tret's organize an expedition to dis
cover the North Pole."
"It's discovery was announced some
years ago."
"Yes, but it has had enough to got
lost again."?("Washington Star.)
Anyway, the game at Trcndwcll f
rosterdny demonstrated the fact that t
Mitchell Koso in ub nifty a ballplayer u
ts over played In the North. Rose o
tad the satisfaction of striking out t
Kertls, Redmond and Kllleen, during t
:ho threo Innings he twirled. t
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And this boy Kllleen pitched some r
tame himself, llo struck out twolve, c
fanning Smith three times, Conway,
Lwlce. Fry twice, Cloudy, ^wlce, King <
once and Rose once. He allowed but
two hits, one by Callan and the long
homer by Boeckcl.
Juneau hud u patched up team. <
Wright was out of the game with u (
bruised wrist, and Heal*" was at work (
at Thane. Baxter has not yet return- ,
ed from Seattle. Smith, a member of |
the "Terrors," was tried out In right i
garden, and glomed the only one that
rame his way. although ho couldn't |
connect with Kllleen's offerings. Old ,
War Steed Conway was on the king <
sack, and fielded his position well. ,
Herb also had trouble in connecting
with the pellet. Cloudy went to left
field and Fossas to second. (
Rose got "skunked" yesterday, it i
was the first time in a long period i
that the stocky llttlo Inflelder failed
to hit safely. He almost got his usu
al blnglc In the seventh, but Gddio
Wood speared the drive, for the last
out. i I
Frank Dulton played a nice game
at third for Tread well. His percent
age with the stick was 1000, and he
accepted his two chances without er
Carl Kins'had an off day. which by
the way. Is excusable, for he has been
catching in fine style this season.
Three missed third strikes and a wild
heave gave him four black marks for
the matinee.
Carl Lewis demonstrated again
that when a sacrifice bunt is needed
ho can be relied upon to deliver. He"1
dumps them down in front of the plate
pretty regularly.
Boeckel's hit looked like a record
smasher. The ball hit the middle of
the roof of the boarding house in left
field, and bounced over, hitting an
other building. And it was traveling
some, too. Boeckel sent in Callan
ahead of him. who had reached first
on Wood's bad throw, after Wood
had made a nice pick-up of a hard
Herb Conway got hit on the arm
md reached first in the second in
ning. Then Lewis let a ball get
away from him and Herb started for
second. He wns thrown out by about
two feet and an unkind kid in the
bleachers yelled: "We'll send you
you down by parcels post next time."
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That inning was an awful night
mnre. King's errorts were costly,
and before the smoke of battle had
clueared. the Islanders had grabbed
six runs. Five hits were made off
Frye, Dahl's clout going for two bags.
Kllleen struck out five men in n
row in the 6th and 7th innings after
Boeckel had hit his home run.
The Islanders' win makes it Tread
well S aud Juneau 7, on the series.
Another game Sunday.
According to an announcement in
the Daily Xome Industrial Worker,
the survey of the road around Cope
Xome has been completed and work
will be begun in the near future. The
surveyed road will be divided into
sections and let In separate contracts.
Most of the work will be through
heavy rock, although the rock is not
solid and in place, it consists largely
of massive boulders which will have
to be bull-dozed wlthdynaraite.
Thla work Is being done ufidor the '
ccent appropriation made from the
unds received from the salo of Urn
ter In tho National forest resrvo. No
mnouncement has as yet been made
is to whether or not tho work will
10 delayed pending the decision of '
ho law suit recently filed against ?
ho Territorial Treasurer in connec- 1
Ion with tho use of these funds. Ter- <
itorlal Roadmaster Dan Jones Is In <
;harge of tho work.
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ANCHORAGE, July 10.? Uncle ,
Sum's debut as an auctioneer in town- ,
dte lots in Alaska was made hero
:hls afternoon and was attended by ,
indcnlablo success. Bidding was real
y active and prices were raised by (
bidders in the crowd of upwards of ,
1500 people, from two to three times
:ho appraisement niado by tho Gov- ,
jrninont's agents. A total of about
$30,000 was received from vthe sale
if the first 45 lots.
A. Christianson, of the General
Land Office, conducted the sale nnd
officiated as auctioneer. The proceed
ings wero conducted out in the open
air on the present unofficial town
sitefl near the new railroad tracks.
The auctioneer and his clerks who
kept the official record of the sales,
were located upon a temporary
frame platform, while the bidder's
and interested spectators stood group
ed about them.
Mr. Christianson made an extended
address, explanatory of the sale and
of the government's plans itj connec
tion with the construction of the rail
road from Seward to Fairbanks, with
out the injectment of any now infor
mation of any new Information oln
this already widely discussed nation
al project. He was given the closest
attention of tho crowd, which appear
ed to ge in a general good humor.
There were no signs of tho agitation
that mljtht have been anticipated be
cause of recent expressions of dissat
isfaction over the auction plan of sale
in preference to a proposed lottery
plan with a fixed price put upon ev
ery lot which the fortunnte fellow
in the lottery would be called upon
to pay for the land. There was noth
ing to bo heard of the cry "that the
poor man is being discriminated
against in favor of tho rich man."
Neither was there any indication of
the appearance of agents of any syn
dicate intend upon grabbing of the
entire townsite. as some timid folks
had professed to dread as a possibil
It was a serious-minded crowd that
attended the sale. There waa little
hilarity attending the bidding, al
though occasionally some fellow could
be heard indulging in good natured
comment upon the price paid by some
successful bidder. But ns a whole,
the buyers were evidently men in
tent upon business which tliey were
n#t divulging to their numerous
chance acquaintances. Anchorage cer
tainly got off to a good start on its
new homesite. .
The first successful bidder was a
former Minnesota merchantdiseman.
named O. I-. Nyberg, a recent comer
to the Territory. He proposes enter
ing business on his lot. the first one
put under the auctioneer :s hammer,
and which is .at the corner of what
is officially Fifth and C. Streets. Ny
berg paid $825 for his lot, which was
appraised at $400. All the lots sold are
50 by 140 feet to 20 foot alleys. The
streets all have n uniform width of
60 feet. The highest price paid for
a single lot was $1,150. This lot was
lot 7 in block 28.
The lowest price paid for a lot was
$240.?(J. C. Belcher in Seward Gate
Northwestern League
At Seattle?Seattle 2, Victoria 1.
American League
At Detroit?Defroit-Washlugton game
postponed; rain.
At Chicago?Chicago 3?4; New York
At St. Louis?Boston 7, St. Louis 3.
National League
At Philadelphia ? Cincinnalti '6?1,
Philadelphia 1?^3.
At Brooklyn?Brooklyn 1?1, St. Lou
is 1?11."
At New York ? New York-Pittsburgh
game postponed; rain.
At Boston?Boston 4, Chicago 3.
Federal League
At Pittsburgh?Pittsburgh 3; Newark
At Stw-Louis?Broklyn 4, St. Louis 0.
At Kansus City?Buffalo i>, Kansas
City 1.
At Chicago?Chicago 4. Baltimore 1.
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Mrs. John H. Fry, who has for sev
eral wocks boon visiting Mrs. Frank
Carroll, left this morning on the
Princess Alice- and will return to her
home in Denver, Colorado.
Miss Alice Lombard Davis and MIsb
Florence Nachtrleb who have been In
the city for a couple of weeks left
this morning on the Princess Alice
and will return at once to their home
In Berkeley. Miss Davis and Miss
Nachtrleb have studios in Berkeley
and are well known instructors in
elocution and music.
The four-day-old son of Mr. and
Mrs. Y. C. Jenkins, who died* Wednes
jay, was buried in Evergreen Ceme
tery yesterday. The Rev. Dr. J. H.
Condit, of the Presbyterian churhc, i
conducted the services. \
J. M. Ousby yesterday bought the
3tudcbnker machine from Perry E.
Jackson, and is learning to drive. He
ivlll use the car for transportation be
.ween Juneau and his homo on the j
Salmon Creek road.
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Everybody reads Empire "ads." 1
PITTSBURGH?AIIIgb havo placed
lddltional orders In Pittsburgh for
1,000,000 bayonets, 1,000,000 rifles and
1920,000 worth of trace chains, ac
,-ordlng to a Pittsburgh banker, who
Inclined to give further details.
On account of tho increased rtum
3or of orders received recently, be
:ween 800 nnd 900 men are working
light and day at the plant of the H.
K. Porter Co. The largest order Is
from the Russian government, which -
culls for 22 locomotives weighing 72 ?>
tons each, and for 11 locomotives
weighting G7 tons each. Tho com
pany also has a finishing order for
13 locomotives of a lighter typo from
Havana, Cuba. Orders also havo re
cently been received from .the govern
ments of Brazil and tho Argentine.
NEW YORK.?There has been no
let-up of the placing of war orders
with-Amerlca'h manufacturers In the
last few days. Bankers estimate new
business reported in that period at
close to $100,000,000.
It is said that war orders to tho
value of $500,000,000 havo been plac- -
ed through the firm of J. P. Morgan i
& Company to date, $400,000,000 of |
whi^h is Tor the account of Gi^eat .
Britain. J
Recent orders covered a wider <
range of commodities than hitherto, j
Indicating a moro general demand by <
the Allies for American products be- '
lng asido from those which are strict
ly munitions. j
Great Britain, for instance, placed 1
a new order for 115,000,000 younds of ! I
granulated sugar, valued at $5,250,000 ^ I
Shipments arc to be made at 4.65
cents per pound net cash in bond.
Tho French government is reported to i
have bought 2,690,000 pounds in San ,
Domingo raw sugar at 3.72 cents per
pound, c. i. f.
Apart from that tendency and the
placing of the American order, the
feature of last week was the distri
bution among tho smaller manufac
turers of orders given to tho big
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distributing General Electric Co's or
der, a big slice of which went to tho
International Steam Pump Co.
The Lackawanna Steel Company
has closed a contract with French In
terests for 25,000 tons of shrapnel
steel. The total shrapnel steel or
ders taken by the Lackawanna Steel
Company arc close to 100,000 tons.
The Colt Patent Firearms Manufac
turing company decided to double its
plant at Hartford, Conn., to fill the
huge war orders for machine guns.
One of the factories to be so utilized
has not been used for firearms man
ufacture since the close of the Civil
Work on tho Canadian Car & Foun
dryl Company's mammoth structure
to be used for filling shrapnel and
high explosive shells near Lindhurst,
N. J., made much headway, and the
building is expected to be finished in
a mont'i or two. It Is 1350 feet long
and 327 feet wide.
The Republic Rubber Company, of
Youngs town. Pa., took an order for
$500,000 worth of solid rubber tires.
The Hendcz Manufacturing Com
pany sold 3,000 motor-cycles for war
purposes, the value of which is ap
proximately $000,000.
One of the other import features
of the last few days is the develop
ment of the export movement of war
supplies to the rush point. In the
past few months shipments of sup
plies have been confined largely to
powder, food stuffs and horses, but
now the exportation of shells is be
coming a feature. The Bethlehem
Steel Company is shipping 25,000 big
shells a day.
The return of Sir Thomas Shaugh
nessy and the arrival here of D. A.
Thomas added a ned interest to the
complaint of tho Canadians as to the
way they have been treated in war
orders. It is understood Sir Thomas
returned with enormous orders, that
arc expected to keep all the Canadian
plnnts busy at capacity fwor a great
many months. The business will be I
handled through the purchasing de
partment of tho Canadian Pacific.
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Gibart Backer is in the hospital
with a broken right arm as the result
of being struck by a falling rock
while working on a trail in Sheep
Creek Basin. He was brought to
town by A. B. Dodd and William Bren
nan yesterday. v
George BJeletich came in from Per
severance last night to have a badly
bruised hand treated. The injury was
caused by falling rock.
Mrs. Edmondson, who was operated
on ten days ago for chronic appendi
citis. has returned to her home.
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A letter has been received by Gov. i
J. F. A. Strong from Secretary Geor- I
geson of the Board of Trustees of the
Pioneers' Home at Sitka, announcing
that the Board has issued a call for
bids for the repainting of two of the ,
Home buildings. The letter states J
that other small improvements are ]
being contemplated at the Home,
among them being the repairing of
the floor in the sick ward. This room
measures 30x40 feet and will be. re- ]
floored and covered with linoleum. j
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Judge and Mrs. W. K. Turner, of
Knoxvjllc, Tcnn., who will be back
tomorrow morning from Sitka, expect ?
to leave on the Northwestern for Se- ?
Miss Katherine Lowery will enter
St. Ann hospital probably tomorrow,
to undergo an operntion for appendi
citis. She was taken ill at her home.
Bids wanted for the grading and
graveling of 8th street. Information
may be had by calling on Street Com
missioner J. H. Wheeler. Bids must
be in by Saturday noon. 7-19-5t.
George K. Gilbert, well known bus
inessman, has gone to Seattle, having
reeclved word that his mother died at
Seattle last Sunday.
Welcome rain fell yesterday, the
first real fall since July 6, and the
faces of the old-timers were wreathed
In smiles last night. The rain was
badly needed, as the town was as dry
as tinder, and the danger of conflag
aration was strong.
The steamship JefTerson sailed
Southl ast night. Outgoing passen
gers included B. B. White Mrs. C. R.
Halford, C. F. Whaley, Miss Teresa ?
Murphy, R. F. Stone, G. 0. Johnson,
f. Condon and W. Doran.
Mrs. Harry F. Cain r.nd the Misses
Ruth and Esther Carlson of Taku
Harbor, returned from Sitka, having
node the excursion voyage from here.
* "Kendrlck" commercial sign-writer
ind bulletin board advertiser. 7-23-tf **'
There Is No Question w
but that indigestion and tl e distressed j
feeling which always goes with it can
bo promptly relieved by taking a j j
Tablet d.
before and after each meal. 25c a box. '?
Wm. Britt, Juneau. '<l
Elmer F. Smith, Douglas.
Everybody reads Empire "ads." M
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I: Special Prices! See Our Window Display! !i
I Only a limited quantity at these prices j>
i: Our stock of Aluminum and Graniteware
<1 is the most complete in the city. Also Chinaware
<! for the Home or Hotel
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t c. w. young company j;
I[the first national bank
I'nited States Deposits . v $100,000.00
Capital. Surplus and undivided Profits over 100.000.00
Inited States Depository
I Scandinavian Grocery PHONE 2" qpp. city dock i
Wholesale and Retail Groceries, fishing Gear and Supplies
Ladies' and Gent's Furnishing Goods |
Groceries and
Men's Goods
Alaska-Gastineau Mining Go.
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Let Ttie "Empire" Do It!
An item of news which gives you pleasure in the
telling, can be told more effectively, more accurately, and
to a larger number of friends by the local newspaper?Let
The Empire tell the story.
The business story, the story of bargains, of spe
cial offerings, and the reasons therefor, always bring a
speedy response if based on facts, and the spirit of the
story is adhered to conscientiously?Tell your story and
tell it truthfully to the readers of The Empire, anciyou'll
get residts.
For stationery, booklets, circulars or just printing,
our Job Department is equipped to give you just what
you want at the time you want it.
The Empire is putting forth its efforts night and day,
toward the upbuilding of the city of Juneau and" the de
veloping of our natural resources. ,
Concerted effort will get results. Help promote
Let Ttie "Empire" Do It!
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When ordering BEER
insist on RAINIER PALE
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Apply to G. E. MOTOR, Care of
Alaska Electric Light and Power Co.
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il 1?Heidelberg Liquor Co.-. |
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J * Largest Stock Best Brands ot * J
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and Wines for Family Use. <?
Free Concert Every Evening 7 Till 12 ;;
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! ? Free Delivery. Mail Orders a Specialty. Telephone 386 <!
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Beer 1 Oc
a Glass
Louvre Bar
Free Moving Picture Shows Every
Afternoon and Evening
Full line froeh and cured meaU-Govcmment Inspected. Try our Wild Roee L?i,1
Frye-Bruhn Market
Rates?75c to $2.50 Per Day
Weekly Rates on Request
Phone 11
Watches, Diamonds
Jewelry, Silverware
Jeweler ind ^
Peerless Concert Hall
Wines, Liquors
t and Cigars /
Chas. Cragg - - Proprietor
Phone 388 Strictly Flnt CLua
Juneau Construction Co.
Contractors (IStora ami office Ax- II
====== 541urea. Mission furni
ture. Wooti turning. IUn>i xAwinjf.
A daughter was horn to Mr. and
Irs. William Edrington, in St. Ann
ospltal last night, at 10:30 o'clock,
[r. Edrington is a mechanic at the
erseverance mine.
Mtss Elsie Cowley expects to tin
jrgo an operation for appendicitis,
i St. Ann hospital. She is well
sown here as a trained nurse.
Miss Gertrude Held" is spending a
eek at Perseverance, the guest of
rs. Allen F. Chamberlin.

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