MOUNTED POLICE <
GO TO DAWSON
Ten stalwart young Canadians, just
graduated from training camp at Re- e
gina. Saskatchewean. into the ranks o
of the Royal Northwest Mounted Po- t
lice, passed through Juneau last ov- t
enlng on the C. P. R. steamer Prin- \
cess Sophia. They are on their way ?.
to Dawson. Y. T., from where they 1
will be assigned to the several posts
in the Yukon and along the Mackcn t
tie River. They were accompanied i
by two officers.
Asked if many of the R. N. M. P. 1
boys had gone to war with the Can- I
adtan troops, one of the men said last '
night that the Canadian government 1
was keeping the mounted police ser
vice intact, but that many of the
"boys" had joined the Canadian over
seas contingent upon the end of their
service in the Mounted Police.
FOREIGN SALES EFFECT
PRICE OF JACKLING STOCKS
The sales by foreign owners of
American stocks for the purpose of
aiding in establishing credit in the
United States have affected the prices
of the Jackling stocks the same as it
has practically all other Issues.
The Boston News Bureau says thatj
since April 1 Paris sales of Jackling!
stocks have amounted to 99,535 shares j
In spite of those heavy sales all Jack-.
ling stocks have advanced since the
first of April. Jackling stocks have
been among those that foreign hold
ers can sell for more than they paid, j
YOUNG SINGERS GO
TO SAN FRANCISCO
The .Misses Carolyn and Mary Bern
hofer left yesterday on the Dolphin
for Ketchikan, and will appear in con
cert in that city some time this week.;
The program will contain piano and |
vocol selections. The Misses Bern
hofer expect to go to San Francisco j
after they leave Ketchikan.
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Miss Hannah Biegert. a sister of
Miss Marion Biegert of the Alaska
Gastlneau office force, arrived from
the south on the Admiral Watson.
!ANADA*S PROBLEMS i?
AND POSSIBILITIES |
With a wisdom stimulated by noc- j
ssity. Canada ia about to take stock ,
if both her problems and her poaal- ,
illlties. The especially wise part of ^
he program ia that a long-range sur
rey is to be taken, looking beyond
:ertaln immediate and pressing prob
These latter are obvious. They are
he products of the war strain super
imposed on & recent excess of expan
sion and some lack of symetry in de
velopment. They concern particularly
the status of governmental and rail
way finances and -credits, as affected
by temporary depression in Canadian
business and by derangement of cus
tomary sources of borrowed capital.
Over-ambitious railway building, fol
lowed by the shrinkage i,n traffic, has
raised some question of possible re
sort to the government guarantees on
securities of the newer lines?but. it
is to be noted, as to interest rather
than to principal. ' Melnwhile. as in
all countries, public revenues them
selves have suffered; Canadian gov
eminent receipts in me u?cni yi-ar 10
April fell off 23 per cent., while ex
penses showed little contraction. On
ly lately, has the curtailment in ptjre
ly capital expenditures showed little
contraction. Only lately has the cur
tailment In purely capital expendi
tures gradually become feasible. It
Is to care for undertakings under way
that the Dominion Is borrowing $40.
000,000 in New York, whither It now
must turn instead of to London, and
paying 5 per cent, therefore.
But behind these near necessities
looms the larger question of how Can
ada's indefinite future is based on till
age of the soil. Primarily the prob
lem is therefore one of agricultural
progress, both In acreage utilized and
in increased unit yield attained
through better cultivation, taught and
demonstrated. There is a tremendous
margin for expansion of improved
farm area. There are numerous op
portunities for applying special meth
ods to diverse local conditions. Only
a beginning of progress has been
made in "mixed farming." There is
the need, and with it soon the prob
ible chance. for attracting ugricul- <
ural Immigration op a larger scale '
han ever. Also, as linked with the '<
ssuo of transportation, there aro mat
ters of markets and marketing, land
ind ocean shipping and terminal fu
tilities. and, lnicdentally, of co-opera
tive activity among farm producers.
More cold storage and abattoir equip
ment is also needed in Canada.
CONTINUE TO COME IN
Among the licenses Issued by the
Territorial Treasurer during tho past
few days are:
General:?R. Roene, Douglas; Alas
kan Hotel and William Short, Juneau,
all automobiles. Dan Staecy, Anchor
age, public messenger. Marie Dbrth
olf. Anchorage, bakery.
Professional:? Attorneys licenses
to M. J. Donnelly, of Juneau; John P.
Smith, of Craig; J. H. Yous and IS.
E. Ritchie, of Valdez; G. A. Olsen, of
Fairbanks. Physician's licenses to H.
O. Schaldeben, of Seward and*J. W.
Johnston of Sitka. Dentist's license
to W. A. Rystrom. of Landlock.
Mining:?Princeton Mining & Mill
ing Co., of Dalomi: Carbon Creek
Placer Co.. of Porcupine; Mile Four
Mining Co. ,of Seward; A. P. Clark,
J. P. Anderson, and Mastodon Hydrau
lic Mining Co., of Mastodon Creek;
C. J. Berry Dredgingf Co., and. C. J.
Berry, .of Circlo; Fairbanks Gold
Mining Co.. of Fairbanks, and John
Huges, of Valdez.
Gill Nets; Severe Rengen, Peters
Ships and Shipping:?H. E. Harvey
Valdez, Chas. M. Neeley, Anchorage,
both for gas goats.
Fish Traps:?Thlinget Packing Co.,
two traps in Funter Bay; Emery Qra
ham, one trap In Copper River.
Saltery:?Alaska Codfish Co., Ilu
PRINCESS SOPHIA ARRIVES.
With a heavy list of passengers for
the Interior, the steamship Princess
Sophia. Capt. Locke commanding, ar
rived last night. C. Robinson and
Mr. and Mrs. Fred O'Donnell were
passengers for Juneau. The "Sophia"
docked at the Pacific Coast wharf, but
later moved to the city dock to allpjv
the steamer Adimral Watson to berth.
There were fifty round-trippers mak
ing the excursion.
28 NEW A. B.S
Twenty-eight candidates were init
iated into the Arctic Brotherhood last
night by Camp Juneau. In the ab
sence of Arctic Chief J. B. Marshall,
the gavel was wielded by Alfred E.
Maltby. a past Arctic Chief of Idita
The camp is growing very rapidly,
and by the time the club building is
completed it gives promise of being
the largest order in Juneau.
TOURISTS STOP OVER.
Mrs. J. A. Martin, Mrs. L. M. Davis,
and MisS Eleanor M. Davis of Asbury
Park, X. J., Miss Lilliam M. Brown of
Kalamazoo. Mich., and Miss Alice
Jones of Seattle, who are touring Al
aska, are guests at the Gastlneuu.
"ADMIRAL WATSON" IN
The steamship Admiral Watson, of
the Pacific Alaska Navigation com
pany, arrived in port last night from
Seattle, on her way to Knik Anchor
age. She is under command of
Capt. M. M. Jensen.
The "Watson" had twenty-seven ex
cursionists. Her local passengers In
cluded C. C. Hayward, J. Klncaid. Mrs.
G. H. Massey, C. W. Hyman, Mr. and
Mrs. A. C. Thane, Miss Hannah Bleg
erdt, Miss M. Stott and James Hogan.
Mrs. M. J. ReUly, who Is touring
Alaska for the purpose of securing a
collection of Indian baskets took pas
sage on the Admiral Watson for Yak
utat, J. M. Mackay and J. M. Grant
left for Valdez and S. F. Rhodes, Roy
Murray, C. R. Rhodes and Sam Guyot
were passengers to Knlk Anchorage.
* WAR SIDELIGHT8 4
Official announcements from Ber
lin and Vienna place the number of
Russian prisoners captured by the
German and Austrian forces during
the offensive movement against Rus
sia in the month of July at 221,838.
It is belieVed that the loss in killed
and wounded will increase the total
Russian casualties to 300,000. A Gen
eva dispatch would Indicate that the
Austrian and German losses are prob
ably even higher. The Austrian, loss
in the capture of Lublin alone was
over 70,000, and Gen, Mackcnsen lost
36,000 in making an advance of seven
milos with sovon army corps. It Ib
known that the capture of ITzasnyoz
cost the Germans more than 20,000.
This does not take into account the
Austrian and German losses in the
assaults against Warsaw, Ivangorod.
Novo Georglesk, and In the Valtic
A Washington special to tho New
York World says that at the request
of Germany, the State Department
has established a system of notifying
Ambassador Gerard of sailings of all
American passenger vessels. Gerard
transmits this Intelligence to the Ger
man foreign office" which in turn in
forms the Admiralty. Wireless de
tails are then sent to submarine com
manders. Tho request is Interpreted
as indicating Germany's anxiety to
guide submarine from American lin
Officers of tho British steamer In
veric, which arrived in Boston last
Thursday with a $1,000,000 cargo of
Oriental goods, were told by officers
of a French cruiser of the capture of
a German submarine in the Mediter
ranean by them while the tanks of
the submarine wore being filled from
a Greek schooner. The prize was
taken to Malta.
An Athens dispatch says the Turks
heve begun the construction of a rail
way line between Zungulduck on the
Black Sea and. a coal port which has
been repeatedly shelled by the ftus
sinns, and Ada Bazar on the Sea of
Marmora; also from Angora on the
Bagdad Railway in Anatolia toward
Erzcrum in Armenia, over 300 miles.
Amsterdam correspondence says
German and Belgian finances are be-J
ing merged. In Antwerp the German
administrator of Banque Centrale An
versoise announced it is to be absorb
ed by the Deutsche, its head becom
ing a director of the latter institu
Dr. R. P. Strong, head of the Ameri
can medical deputation to Serbia,
under the auspices of the Red Crors
and Rockefeller Foundation, reports
that with $20,000 Just sent him he
expocts to entirely complete the sup
pression of typhus in that country.
Passengers arriving on the Adriatic
said in New York Thursday that bet
ting is even in London thnt the Unit
ed States will be in the war in five
weeks, the editor of the London Daily
World says by September 20.
The Printers' and Publishers' Asso
ciation of New York, German-Ameri
can organization, established to pro
vide an "honestly neutral" dally news
paper, has Issued 35,000 pamphlets in
which it is asserted that Germany
"when she wins" will be in a position
to ask an indemnity of the United
States for the latter's assistance in fi
nancing the Allies.
SEWARD TO INCREASE
FACILITIES FOR SCHOOL
The Seward city council and school
board have agreed to improvements
to the school facilities for that town
to cost approximately $5,000.
MISS MESSERSCHMIDT ARRIVES
A nine-pound baby girl was born
last night to Mrs. Gus Messerschmidt
at St. Ann's hospital. Dr. L. O.
Sloane Is In attendance and reports
both mother and daughter as doing
VALOEZ GLACIER RECEDING.
During the past few weeks the big
glacier behind Valdez has been reced
ing at a fast rate. The men working
on mining properties near the gla
cier report that It has dropped from
50 to 100 feet since spring and (hat
it has melted faster this year than
ever before. The horse owned by Jim
Wilson which jumped down a crevasse
fifteen feet deep is now to be seen on
a pinnacle of ice. The volume of wa
ter flowing from the pothole is im
mense and represents a large amount
of meltefl 'ce-?(Valdez Miner.)
TO SHIP QUARTZ FROM IDITAROD
Dave Stranberg is making arrange
ments to- ship a quantity of quartz
from the Upgrade to the Outside for
treatment. In recent placer opera
tions on the hillside at the head of
Flat creek the uncovered bedrock has
revealed quartz, and a quantity of
this is being dislodged and sacked
While no well-defined quartz ledge
has ever been discovered on the hills
at the head of Flat creek, small string
ers havo frequently been observed, and
these are invariably rich. Numerous
quartz locations aro maintained in the
vicinity, and the recent discoveries
at the Upgrade will lend interest to
the search for quartz in that vicinity.
Daniel Singer, a wealthy sportsman
of New York, is among the passen
gers for Seward on the steamship Ad
miral Watson. He will hunt for big
game in the Kenal Peninsula section.
Yes?We Have It
And we honestly believe that
is the best hair tonic on the market? '
SOi; a bottle. Sola only bv i
Wm. Britt, Juneau.
Elmer E. Smith, Douglas. 1
Dosplto an occasional victory, we
take ft that as a warship, Gunboat
Smith would bo highly efficient
against the Swiss navy.
They never wear out:
"We didn't get the breaks."
A real fan's ardor.
Joe Lally'B speeches.
President D. E. Pugdealc, tho portly
Seattle magnate, bears penftant talk.
His players are not permitted to do
anything except win games.
Frank Baker is hitting under .260
In the Delaware County League. What
brand of ball do they play In that
league, anyhow f
The secret's out Chrlaty Mathow
son's poor form this year is explained.
Howard Trumbo, contracting engineer
from Cuba, on a visit to New York,
is the man who did it. "Matty's got
gold rheumatism," Trumo said. "It's
an ailment that's common in Cuba.
I haven't a doubt but what Matty got
it in his shoulder when playing on
our links last winter.
Andre Anderson, Chlcagoan, who's
looking for heavyweight title honors,
has a novel excuse for his recent
knockout in a Kentucky flght with
Jack Dimon. Anderson, who is six
feet, four inches, blames the k. o. on
the fact that the ropes around the
ring woro not high enough for him,
He toppled over backwards, struck
his head on a spike,?and?good night.
He doesn't mention that Dillon's fist
planted under his chin followed him
over the ropes.
There is no getting away from the
fact that the Tigers cannot be given
serious pennant consideration un
less their pitching staff is materially
improved before the season Js much
older. Jennings has but one or two
consistent pitchers, and the others
are in-and-outers, who cannot win
enough games to assure the Tigers
beating out either the Red or White
So>. But, with one more reliable
twirler added, the team would be
Last season Fritz Maisel led the
American League with a total of 74
thefts. This season Fritz had It fi
gured out that if ho could bat' above
.300 he would bo 10 jumps beyond"
tho next bloke in sight. But tho dop?
slipped a cog for Fritz, old boy. The
dope slipped when Cobb decided to
lead the league himself. So far Fritz
has stolen 39 bases?but he is still
21 back of Ty, who is out in front
with 60. Maisel has a good chance of
boating his 1914 mark. But Cobb now
needs only 40 thefts more in 60 games
to total 100 steals?a record unequall
ed in the last 15 years of play under
Joe Goddard, tho barrier champion
of Australia, who fought Peter Jack
son, Frank Slavin and the other big
giants of the ring in bygone days, is
to have his name kept alive in the
boxing game by his son Joe. The
latter is to shortly to make his debut
as a welterweight in Australia. If he
takes after his father Young Goddard
will be a tough customer. Goddard,
in his day, was one of the hardest
game. He had wonderful endurance,
besides being a powerful man. He
spent some time in this country, de
feating Joe McAucliffe, Peter Maher
and others. He finally met Ed. Smith
of Denver, at New Orleans, and to the
surprise of the sporting world. Smith
BIG LEAGUE SCORES:
At Seattle?Spokane 8. Seattle 1.
At Tacoma?Vancouver 6, Tacoma 4.
At St. Louis?St. Louis-Boston game
game postponed; rain.
At iPttsburgh ? Pittsburgh 8, New
At Chicago?Brooklyn 3, Chicago 1.
At New York?New York, 2?2; Cleve
At Boston?St. Louis 3?3, Boston. 2
At Philadelphia?Chicago 9, Philadel
At Washington?Detroit 8, Washing
At Brooklyn?Kansas City 3, Brooklyn
At Newark?Chicago 7, Newark 0.
At Baltimore?Baltimore 8, Pitts
At Buffalo?St. Louis 1, Buffalo 0.
SESSION LAWS FOR SALE.
Session Laws of the Alaska. Legisla
ture, containing laws, memorials, acts,
etc., are now on sale at the office of
the secretary at Ave dollars per copy.
BUYS A MAXWELL.
Clinton C. Hayward, who returned
last night from San T^ranclsco, pur
chased a Maxwell automobile while
away, and it will arrivo on one of the
Tim Harrington, who went to Wran
gell last week, Is reported to have
gone up the Stikine river, to examine I
mining property on the Iskoot, owned
by F. E. Bronson, Peter McCormack
and other Wrangcll businessmen.
Daniel J. Singer of New York was
a passenger on the Watson. Mr. Sing
er toojc out a hunter's license while
In tho cftV and left on the Watson last
night for Kenal peninsula where he
will spend several weeks hunting big
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* FACTS *
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"Tho groom's suspenders," says a
Joilet Horald news, "had been care
fully embroidered 70 years before by
his grandmother for his grandfather's
Flfty-nlno babies, all born of Amer
ican parents in tho Panama canal
zone,- reached Now York tho other
day aboard the Chrlstobal. Fathers
and mothers, vacatlonward bound, ac
companied most of them.
A Bilivar, Miss., man asks a pension
for service in tho Mexican war. He
adds hopefully the Information that
he fought with the British troops
against Andrew Jackson in 1815. Ho
admits being 120 years old.
Sheep-killing dogs are said to bo
the chief cause of a marked decrease
In the number of sheep kept on farms
In the United States, exclusive of tho
Western division. During the period
between 1900 and 1910 the total num
ber of sheep in this region decreased
by more than 3,000,000 head in spite
of favorable markot conditions.
It has been commonly reported that
arsenical spraying of trees in New
England in order to climinite the gip
sy moth has proved fatal to a great
many birds, but according to Dr. O.
L. Howard, chief of the United States
bureau of entomology investigations
fail to show any such result. The ab
sence of birds from the regions where
spraying has been practiced con be
explained by the fact that the spray
ing causes a scarcity of insect food
and the birds aro obliged to seek this
NEW COLLECTOR FOR
Mrs. C. Clyde Strong has been ap
pointed colelctor for the Juneau Li
brary Association. Sko already Is en
gaged in making collections from
those whose subscriptions are now
Rate*?75c to $2.50 Per Day
Weekly Rates on Request
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Jeweler and ?
FLone 388 Strictly Flnt GUm
Juneau Construction Co.
Contractors ftslom nd ofllco fix- II
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ture. Wood turning. Band no wing.
Peerless Concert Hall
f and Cigars 9
CKas. Cragg - - Proprietor
CHOICE FRESH GROCERIES
===== FOR FAMILY TRADE =====
PHONE 385 J. M. GIOVANETTI Prompt Service
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FOR Vx OF A CENT PER HOUR
Apply to G. E. MOTOR, Care of
:: Alaska Electric Light and Power Co. i;
THIRD AND FRANKLIN STREETS
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When ordering BEER
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'The Family Liquor Store"-Phone 94?Free Delivery !
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Distributors of High Glass, Double
'.'.j Stamp Whiskey, Wines and Cordials ?;!!
Olympia and Rainier Beer
95 FRONT STREET TELEPHONE NO. 210
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Largest Stock Best Brands ot * *
,, Imported and Domestic Liquors 31
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Free Concert Every Evening 7 Till 12 <?
> Free Delivery. Mail Orders a Specialty. Telephone 386 33
FJ THE HOUSE OF
Louvre oar good liquors
The Famous Waterfill and Freazier Whiskies
MOVING PICTURES EVERY EVE. 8 TO 12 O'CLOCK]
E. S. HOLDEN, MANAGER
[ THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK
| OF JUNEAU
United States Deposits $100,000.00
Capital. Surplus and undivided Profits over 100.000.00
! United States Depository
OPEN SATURDAY EVENINGS UNTIL EIGHT O'CLOCK
: New Stock Hard Wheat Flour I
? SCANDINAVIAN GROCERY, General Merchandise *
? Phone 211. Opp. City Dock Agta. Peerleu Concrete Block* ?
Alaska-Gastineau Mining Go.
THANE. 0000 ALASKA
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