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FIRE DESTROYS FAIRBANKS
ROAD HOUSE QUICKLY:
FAIRBANKS. July 26.?Lance M.
Cralne and Georgo Kern were badly
burned and Harry Atwood lost a mess
house at Pedro Creek yesterday af
ternoon. All this happened because
a can of coal oil exploded. In addi
tion thereto. Cralne is loser about
two hundred dollars, while Mr. At
wood's loss Is not yet known. In the
building burned were located the liv
ing quarters of the operator and his
family. The mess supplies were sav
ed. The building burned in less time
thaji it takes to talk about it.
ANCHORAGE'S FIRST CHILD
ANCHORAGE. Aug. 14.?A bounc
ing baby boy. the first child born in
Anchorage, appeared at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. P. L. Charlebois Thurs
day morning. Dr. E. S. Reedy in at
tendance. reports mother and child
doing well. The proud father, one of
the capable mechanics employed by
the Alaskan Engineering Commis
sion, has under consideration naming
the boy Ship Creek, to honor the place
of his birth.?)Cook Inlet Pioneer.)
Rough Dry?55c per doz.
Flat Work?50c per doz.
THANE STEAM LAUNDRY
Phone 175 7-28-tf
A SHIRT with DISTINCTION?
THE MANHATTAN, at the Hub.
CLAYSON MAY HAVE
STORE AT ANCHORAGE f
ANCHORAGE. Aug. 14.?Will Clay- J
son. a prominent merchant with
stores at Cordova and Skagway. ar
rived on the Alameda to size up the
metropolis. He may decide to estab- 1
ltsh a store here.?(Cook Inlet Pion- '
C. L. ANDREWS VISITING
OLD HAUNTS AT SKAGWAY t
SKAGWAY. Aug. 21.?C. L. An- a
draws, an old time resident of Skag- ?
way is In town for a visit with the a
hosts of friends he has here. Mr.
Andrews made a trip from Dyea on
Friday, the guest of Mrs. H. S. Pul
len. Today Mr. Andrews left for a
trip up the East Fork of the Skag
way river prepared with a sourdough "J
pack on his back.? (Skagway Alas
ST. NICHOLAS LEAVES
FROM YOUNG'S FLOAT *
The SL Nicholas will leave hereaf
tor from the C. W. Young Company
float instead of the Raymond float t
as in the past. She leaves for Doug- i
las. Funter Bay, Tenakee and Gyp- >
sum on regular schedule every Tues
day at 8 a. m. When not on her reg
ular scheduled trip the SL Nicholas t
will be available for charter, making t
a specialty of hunting parties. f
"Kendrick" commercial sign-writer
and bulletin board advertiser. 7-23-tf I
5500,000,00 Bus- | oTH; 510,000,000.00 !
iness W ritten in K j (1J* f C t
Alaska. |N |J' ta Wajilajtoii.
WE HAVE RECENTLY MOVED IN TO OUR NEW $50,000.00 1
HOME OFFICE BUILDING IN SEATTLE. $200,000.00 DEPOSIT
ED WITH STATE TREASURER FOR RESERVES.
A. E. RANSOM f
ALASKAN HOTEL DIV. SUPT. FOR ALASKA (
ISS EDNA QOODRICK I
An exchange says:
Miss Edna Goodrich, the actress, re- I
lrned to this country last week aftor i
no years abroad. She spent the past
ear in the war zone as a volunteer
sllef worker and hospital nurse.
After a rest of throe weeks in the
tountalns of Colorado, Miss Goodrich
111 go to California to act before the
lotion picture camera for one of the
irgo companies there.
"I am awfully glad to got back,"
be said. "It certainly seems good to
e in a place where everyone Is not
liking and sleeping and eating war."
When the war broko out Miss Good
Ich was in London studying. Finding
he could be of some help in the war
one she wont to France and Belgium
n a private relief exposition organ
:cd in London to holp lessen the ter
lbte sufferings of the civilian popu
ition. She was engaged in this work
Dr many months.
Later she volunteered as a hospital
urse in Belgium and worked night
nd day tending the wounded. It was
iard at first, she says, but she stuck
lligently to it and finally became in
ired to the sufferings and wretched
tess about her.
"I saw so much misory and so much
lesolation that I can hardly bear to
hink of it now," she said. "The war
ias brought death to hundreds of
housands of noble men on both sides
.nd grief to as many women."
The actress has nothing but praise
or the women of the warring coun
ries. "Why" she said, "they should
alk of the apathy of the British, but
can't guess. The very best and the
lnest women in England are giving
ip everything they have to help out,
I ropplng everything to go to the bat
The Canadian troops seemed to lm
iress Miss Goodrich more than any
ithers of the fighting men. Besides
icing fighters who never seem to get
nough of the conflict, she says they
re "the strongest, handsomest, and
iravest men" sho had seen for many
l> FACTS +
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The longest horse car line In the
rorld is in the Argentine Republic
rom Buenos Ayres to Sain Martin, a
listance of fifty-four miles.
The tobacco monopoly has yielded
ho Austrian government the enor
nous profit of $25,000,000 for one
Denmark has so perfect an educa
ional system that throughout the en
Ire country there is not an illiterate
In London there are 75,000 municl
>al employees: In England generally
here are close upon 2,000.000.
The highest inhabited place in the
vorld is the Buddhist monastry of
lane, in Thibet, which Is situated al
nost 17,000 feet above sea level.
The long tails of the Sha of Per
ila's horses are dyed crimson for six
nches at their tips?a jealously guard
k1 privilege of the ruler and his sons.
There aro 50,000 acres under co
:oanut palms in Ceylon.
A angaroo consumes as much
trass as five sheep.
In some of the rural districts of
France every boy or girl takes to the
school In the morning a handful of
vegetables and puts them in a large
>an of water. They are then washed
)ff by one of the other pupils, who
ake turns at performing this duty,
rhen the vegetables are placed in a
cettlo with water, and a piece of
neat and are cooked while the les
sons go on. At 11 o'clock each schol
ar has a bowl of hot soup. To cover
;he cost of the meat, etc, the richer
pupils paw a small sum each month.
Those portions of the face of the
sarth, but a few thousand acres in
sxtent, which aro used by all people
'or the transfer of the daily nocessl
ies of life, I. e., the business centers
>f the great cities, afford In their lm
>roved properties the only investment
tnown to the business world as de
>endable to the last degree for regu
arlty of Income, surety of increase
n value and entirely satisfactory to
eave as a provision for the family.
CAPTAIN JAMES DOYLE,
FREE SHOW TICKETS.
Thane laundry will give a ticket
o the Grand theatre with each bundle
>f laundry brought to our office In
Vrctlc Barber Shop, phone 175. 31-tf
The Empire circulation leads. Try
Empire want ads. work all the time.
New Fabrics?New Styles
? none better ? Benjamin
Clothes. ? B. M. Behrends
- OUR NEW LINE OF ?
H STETSON HATSU)
IS IN ?THERE ARE SEVERAL NEW SHAPES THIS FALL
NEW PATTERNS IN MEN'S SHIRTS
ARE ARRIVING EVERY WEEK. " OUR PRICES ARE RIGHT
BRIDE 18 PICKED FOR
THE PRINCE OF WALES j
LONDON?Gossip has so often been
busy with rumors of the engagement
of the Prince of Walos, now to one,
now to another princoss, that It has
Beemed almost absurd to mention the
Bubject while the future king of Eng
land is at the front. Nevertheless,
a lady who is in constant association
with mombers of the royal family,
says that a bride has at least been
found. Tho young PrincesB Margre
the of Denmark, who has been in Eng
land for more than a year as tho
guest of hor aunt. Queen Alexandra,
and who served as an ordinary nurse
in a military hospital north of Lon
don until she broko down with over
work, is to be the Princess of Wales.
The affair is a love match pure and
simple yet it has the approval of ev
ery member of tho royal family from
Queon Alexandra to Princess Mary,
who by the way, is still faithful to
her love of Princoss Margrethe's old
er brother, Princo Erik of Denmark,
who came over hero to learn farming
two years ago.
Princess Margretho is twenty years
of age and was matriculated at the
University of Copenhagen in 1915. Of
medium height with fair hair and
blue eyes, she is a typical Danish
She is tho daughter of Queen Al
exandria's youngest brother, Princo
Valdemark of Denmark, and tho late
Princess Marie of Orleans. The
Princess Is as thoroughly Democratic
in manners as are all tho members
of the Danish royal family.
Tho engagement Is to bo formally
announced immediately after the war
YUKON BISHOP GOES
FOR A TRIP OUTSIDE
WHITEHORSE, Aug. 21.? Bishop
I. O. Stringer of tho Yukon dlocenso,
Church of England, arrived from Daw
son on the steamer Selkirk Tuesday
afternoon and left next day for Car
cross, remaining there until yester
day when he went on to Skagway
where he took the steamer Princess
Alice for Vancouver. Next week ho
will attend tho consecration of Bish
op Schrlvner at Victoria after which
ho will go to the general synod meet
ing at Toronto. Bishop Stringer ex
pects to return to Dawson by ono of
the late boats down the river.?
ANCHORAGE, Aug. 14.?The new
town has a record of achievement to
ward building progress that has nev
er before been attained In an Alas
kan town. The permanent townslte
has been open to settlement but a
month, and yet along Fourth avenue
and also on part of Fifth, as well as
on many of the side streets, substan
tial, well-built business houses adorn
the town, indicating the faith of the
Inhabitants in the future of Anchor
A permanent water supply for the
new townslte comprehends the instal
lation of a steam pumping plant at
some point on Ship Creek, not yet
definitely determined. The water
will bo pumped to a steel tank and
tower, 80 feet in holghth placed on
concrete abuttments. Tho tank will
have a storage capacity of 100,000 gal
sidewalks arc Demg Dunt Dy me
townsite manager, the cost to be
charged to abutting property owners.
Railroad Work Progresses
Work on the big government rail
way project is mavlng along smooth
ly and good progress Js being made.
The Commission is installing a city
dock at the foot of E street, to ac
commodate passenger and freight
traffic for the new town. It will be
Commissioner Mcars announces the
appointment of Dr. H. W. Stughton
as health officer, with Jurisdiction ov
er the new townsite who will have
charge of all health and sanitation
Fifteen new railroad work contracts
have been let to various contractors.
. To Have Movie Show
R. E. McDonald and T. L. Bailey
plan the erection of a swell theatre
building and will install an up-to-date
motion picture show. Comfortablo
opera chairs will supply the seating
accommodation for 204 persons. The
floor will be sloping, theatre style. It
is planned to open the show on Oct.
OLD VALDEZ RESIDENT
PASSES AWAY THERE
VALDEZ, Aug. 16.? T. E. Wikidel
died this morning at 8:30 after an
illness lasting for ten days. Tho end
was not unexpected as his condition
had been low for the past week. The
deceased contracted typhoid pneu
monia while at Anchorage and re
turning to Valdez continued to grow
worse until the end came this morn
Tho deceased has been a resident
of Valdez for fifteen years and is tho
owner of consilerable real estate.?
"ITUNA" TO LEAVE.
The yacht Ituna of Los Angeles,
which arrived here yesterday, on a
cruise of Southeastern Alaska, will
tomorrow steam to Sitka, and after
a stay there, will go to Skagway. R.
F. Vogol, owner of the yacht, and his
guests, may go to Dawson and into
the interior for a trip, rejoining the
Ituna at Skagway later.
YOU HAVE tried the rest, now try
the best. For French dry cleaning,
steam cleaning, dyeing and pressing.
Capital Dye Works, phone 177. 19-tf
The new Fall line of Ben
jamin clothes has arrived.?
B. M. Behrends Co. 8-24-tf.
HIKE? HUB THAT
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is on the road
TRIANGLE BAR ?
to the m
fit MottO M
JDNEAO DBPOT FOR,' ~
ALASKA TOURIST TRADE. *
Prior to tho discovery of gold in (|
large quantities Alaska was known t
chiefly to but two classes, consisting t
of comparatively few persons. The t
first class was tho hunters of and
traders in furs, for tho northern yield
of valuable pelts, both from sea and
land, has always been enormous, up
to tho limit, in fact, of tho effort
made to take them within tho restrict
ions of the law. The second early
class of those who know something
about Alaska was made up of dis
criminating tourists?the sort of tour
ists against whose desire for novel
scenes and new experiences the ques
tions of tlmo and distance present no
The Drug Store of Quality Srevlce
Is "the Store that has what you want
when you want It."
THE JUNEAU DRUG CO.
8-24-3t. 'Phone 250.
: The Alask a Grill ??
! Full Orchestra Music during !!
:; Dinner Hour
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THe Belt Appointed
; Pisco in Town
! Best of Everything Served ;
at Moderate Prices <
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GRAND THEATRE TONIGHT. ,
VDD TO GRAND !!!! &&&& ?t?? ?? 1
Your last chance to see thla pro- i
"The Honors of the Mounted," a 1
rery strong two-part feature, by tho 1
Sold Seal, Unlvorsal, and Miss Paul
ne Bush in tho leading cast.
"Nihilist's Vengeance." a groat
itory from tho Russian life. <
"Slim and the Boys," a good com
"TREY 'O HEARTS" <
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HOUSE OF GOOD 8H0W8
Entire change tonight at The Or
?heum as follows:
Pathe Dally, showing war pictures
Latest films from the front. Col.
fieoza Liar starts work as a war cor
Holen Holmes In the sensational
Irama "Explosive D."
Maurice Costello and Mary Charles
ion In the two-part feature "The In
Intruder." To the old tenants the
foung heir appears as an intruder. He
Lakes possession of their home and
their nclce, making himself and ev
erybody elso happy. A pretty story
3f love at first sight.
As a first class comedy, wo present
the Edison stars In "The Ever Gal
Watch for tho opening of tho Doug
COLLIER TO CORDOVA
CORDOVA, Aug. 21.? Tho collier
Prothemus, which is now at Kodlak,
expects to reach Cordova on August
30, and will remain hero for two
months, making ropalrs to the navy
wireless station at Whlteshod. She
bias several hundred men aboard.
SWAGWAY, Aug. 21.? While the
lame of Dr. Wcstermann haa appear
>(1 in the columns of this papor a
lumber of times during his sejourn in
his city, as being one of the "Col.
>tcvenson party," and has proven
llmself to be a thorough gentleman
ind all-around sportsman, through
lis athletic proclivities, his real Iden
ity was disclosed for the first time
his morning by Captain Davis, of the
6th U. S. Infantry now stationed at
Through Captain Dlvis it is learned
hat Dr. WoBtermann enjoys the title
>f being one of the world's greatest
?ifle shots, having won gold medals
it tho great National and Internation
il rifle tournaments during the post
several years. He is a captain in
Company M., 71st infantry, New York
It is believed that tho officers of
Fort Seward will make special ar
rangements for the entertainment of
'Capt." Wcstermann at the post at
in early date, where targets will bo
re-erected and he may give an exhi
bition of his skill with tho regulation
nrrny rifle, although the target prac
tice for the season has closed?(Skag
BLUM TO BUILD AT
VALDEZ NEXT YEAR
S. Blum & Co. have a crew of men
preparing to erect a temporary build
ing on tho old site for use during the
winter. In tho spring the company
will erect a $75,000 concrete structure,
tho finest in the North.? (Valdez
A SHIRT with DISTINCTION?
THE MANHATTAN, at the Hub.
If you want real clothes,
a, Benjamin awaits you.?B.
M. Behrends Co. 8-24-tf.
JOHN ZUG HAS
ROVING JOB ON
John Zug, civil engineer In the em
ploy of the Alaska Board of Road
Commissioners, who Is In Juneau now
ias a roving commission with that or
ganization. His boadquartors are at
Valdoz but he spends much of his
time on tours of inspection. Former
ly he was superintendent for the com
mission In the Fairbanks district, oc
cupying a position thero similar to
that occupied by J. C. Hayes In South
Mr. Zug has bcon connected with
many engineering projects on the Pa
cific coast during the last quarter of
a century. Formerly he was connect
ed with the United States harbors and
rivers work with headquarters on
Pugct Sound, and ho had charge of
much of the work that branch of tbo
government service performed InUhe
State of Washington before he came
to Alaska and became associated with
the Alaska Board of Road Commis
Mr. Zug has boon a member of Col.
W. P. Richardson's staff practically
from the beginning of its work in this
VALDEZ TRAIL MURDER8
MAY YET BE CLEARED UP
FAIRBANKS, Aug. 12.?That the
mystery surrounding the eight mur
ders committed on the Valdez trail
near Willow Creek, eighteen months
ago, will be cleared up soon, is the
opinion expressed today by Spocial
United States secret sorvlce officers
who have been working on the cases
for some time.
The officers, who were baffled un
til a few days ago, when Julius Miller
was arrested on a charge of murder
ing Mrs. Rowo at Olnes, say thero Is
little doubt they will be able to find
Among the officers working on the
case was W. J. McGulre, the Ameri
can detective who, with the assist
ance of John Pennyqulck, tho Indian,
several years ago solved tho mystery
surrounding tho murder of Clayson,
Relph and Olson, on the Yukon River,
for which William O'Brien was hang
ed in Dawson.
"The QARDENGLOW" Perfume,
Toilet Water, Soap, Sachet, Talcum,
Face Powder. If you like a perfume
of individuality, try the Gardengtow.
preparations. JUNEAU DRUG CO.
Opposite Alaskan Hotel. Phone2-5-0.
Nu Bone Corset
? Miss and Mrs S. Zenger ?
Fitting In your own home. A perfect fit
U guaranteed. For appointments Phone
138. Addreaa 288 Main Street ?>
C. Petlevlch J. R. McNeil
Old Kentucky Bar
Hotel In Connection
Family Orders Delivered Free
P. O. Box 577, Phone 91
Front 8t. Juneau, Alaska
MADE IN JUNEAU
Concrete Dry and Watertight Floors and CeJ
lara. Concrete plain and ornamental Walls
and Fences. Concrete ribbed or travel finish
ed Sidewalks and Steps. All work guaranteed.
ESTIMATES AND PLANS FREE.
H. D. BOURCY,
Box 344 Con tractor
SADDLE HORSES FOR RENT
Light and Heavy Hauling of all Klada
Office 127-129 Front St, phone 55
I TREADWELL FOUNDRY !
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Our plant is VERY COMPLETE in
its equipment, and with melts every
few days, is able to turn out custom
work promptly. 3 P
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j| Hardware, Iron and Steel |
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Our stock of necessity is very com- '
plete, ranging from heavy mining
and Milling supplies to Shelf Hard
ware in our General Store, including
large Supply ools for machine shop, ::
carpenter, electrical and mining work. :;
Same applies to our Electrical Sup.
ply Department / fi t i:
\; C Af FQ be ma^e from any of the above < >
departments through store. ? ? <1
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