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What is The Specialty of The Optometrist? A Scientific Examination of the Eyes for Glasses without drops or drugs. Prescribing Glasses, so that they shall be absolutely accu rate. satisfactory and comfort able. No Divided Responsibility. So the safe and economical way is to get Glasses only from Op tometrists. Pubh h?d by tho Optometries! Society ot the City of New York Robert Simpson Optometrist and Optician ?+++++++???++?+?? + ? ?e ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE ? + Oouglaa Branch + ? M. A. SNOW, Manager * ?+++????????????+ DOUGLAS. Sept. 1.?Burt Loomis, Albin Barltello. Charles Hopp and Paul Bloedhom returned from a hunt ing trip on Monday night GOOD 6-REEL SHOW AT THE LYRIC THEATRE DOUGLAS. Sept. 1. ? Tonight the feature at the Lyric theatre will be "From Rail Splitter to President," a two-re ! storj of the life of Abraham Lincoln, with Francis Ford In the leading part. Another 2-reel picture will be "Out of the Shadows." Two comedie-. "Plain Jane" and "Slim Be comes an Editor" will close the per formance. The show will be repeated tomor row. TREADWELL, Sept. 1?The second lecture of the series on "First Aid" before the Safety Committee la be ing given this afternoon by Dr. G. F. Mid ford at the Fire hall. The sub ject Is "The Human Body." There will be a bowling match ' at the Troadwell club this evening be tween Douglas and Treadwell ladles. Regular band practice will be held tomorrow night at the Fire hall. The Dolphin and City of Seattle were both in port this morning. The Seattle returned and unloaded 90 tons of freight this afternoon. The Thane and Treadwell machine shop bowling teams met last night on the local alleys and the former team was defeated by 192 pins. NOTED LODGE MAN TO LEAVE FRIDAY TREADWELL. Sept. 1.?Judge John F. Davis, who has been visiting with Supt P. R. Bradley for the past week, will leave on the Princess Alice Fri day morning for his home in Cali fornia. He will be accompanied &uth by Mr. Bradley. Judge Davis is Grand President of the Native Sons of the Golden West, and he is hurry ing back to attend the grand lodge which convenes on Sept. 9th. A CORRECTION. Through an inadvertance The Em pire yesterday reported In Its columns that E. Valentine had left for Seatlc. Mr. Valentine's friends found him "on the job," however, yesterday, and The Empire admits Its mistake. An other man of the same name was the one who left Jnneau. THANE DANCE DATE IS SEPTEMBER 11TH ??? Invitations will soon be out for the Thane ball, which will be given in the Gastlneau company boarding house on the night of September 11. It is planned to have the dances once a month. KANE IS AGENT. Ed. M. Kane has succeeded F. A. Case us local representative of the Northern Life Insurance Company. Major A. E. Ransom. Alaska manager of the company announced today. "SEATTLE" ARRIVES. The steamship City of Seatle ar rived in port this morning from the South, with mail, general freight, and the following passengers for Juneau: M. H. Smith. Barbara I.ane, W. J. Sunierland. C. H. Wilbur, Jr.. J. Sven son. Mrs. Elizabeth McKechnie. John J. Clarke. Mrs. Charles Goldstein, Miss Marie Goldstein, and Clark Per cy. The City of Seattle is under com mand of Capt Robert D. McGillivray. She proceeded to Skagway and Sitka this morning. + + + + + + + *?"? + ** + + + + * + * COURT NOTES. + + ? ?* Suit has been fled by the United States against Bessie Raymond and Ralph Kennedy, who are charged with . adultery. According to a bill of sale filed to day. the First Territorial Bank has ( sold to Mrs. Alfred Eggan a tract of , land near the site of the Ready Bul lion mill at Treadwell. The consider ation is given as 9500. Ole Swanson has sold the gas boat "Edna D" to Mrs. Alfred Eggan for a consideration of $375. Anna Jurlch of Douglas has sold to Sum Jurich a tract of land on Thlin get avenue. Douglas. No considera- | tion is stated. Lynn & Adsit has claimed for resi dence uses a quantity of water in a stream flowing through his tract of land on the Salmon creek road. If you want to know, "ask Bartlett" ?(S-l-tf.) It's no secret, the smart men about town are all wearing Benjamin Clothes. #? * * PERSONAL MENTION ? ? + Fred Harris, of Idltarod has been appointed a notary. Miss Ora Kaykondall left on the City of Seattle this afternoon for Sit ka. E. Toiler, employed in the auditing department of the White Pass & Yu kon railroad, is a visitor in the city. Robert M. Astrop. Royden H. Chase and John L. Davey have been admit ted to the bar at Anchorage. J. Linden. Enoch Cave, B. Snoad, F. Rhodes and C. Denhardt of Thane returned today from a hunting trip to Admiralty Island. C. H. Wilbur, Jr.. of the Pacific Coast Coal Company, returned on the City of Seattle this morning from a business trip to Seattlo. Mrs. Charles Goldstein and daugh ter Marie returned this morning on the City of Seattle from Seattle where they have been visiting. Manager M. P. Goodman of the Al askan Hotel returned today from a business trip to Seattle. Ho reports the "Spirit City" as unusually quiet. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Ross of Thane yesterday. Dr. H. C. DeVighne reports that the moth er and child are getting along famous ly The Misses Ruth and Esther Carl son, daughters of a Taku harbor can neryman, who have been spending the summer here and at Taku, expect to leave Monday for Seattle. Mrs. Elizabeth McKechnlb, of Sac Francisco, arrived here this morning on the City of Seattle. She is the the mother of L. C. McKechnle, and will make her future home in Juneau. W. J. Sunderland arrived from Se attle this morning. He will be assist ant to Manager C. E. Bence, of the Marconi Wireless Telegraph company office. Miss E. C. Wahlgreen, who left here several days ago for Seattle, has gone on to San Francisco, and is not expected to return until the second week in September. J. C. Hendee of Thane, who was wounded in a hunting accident three weeks ago. is slowly Improving in St. Ann hospital, and it is now believed the use of his right arm will not be impaired. Mrs. S. D. Charles, wife of the ed itor of The Dispatch, and children, and children are returning on the Al ameda this week from Oregon, where they have been spending several months. Mfs. Charles M. McGrath and Miss Gertrude McGrath, who have been visiting in California and Washing ton, reached Juneau on the steamer City of Seattle, on their way to Sitka, their home. Miss Bessie Beatty, who has been the guest of Mrs. J. A. Wilcox for sev eral days, left on the City of Seattle for Ekagway and Sitka. Miss Beatty will continue her visit in Juneau on her return. Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Moore and daughter, of Seattle, arrived here last night and^will make their home in Ju neau. They have moved Into one of the Marshall apartments. Mr. Moore for several years was in the real es tate business in Seattle. A daughter was born to Mrs. Carl Wells, at the Juneau Apartments last night. Mr. Wells formerly was a member of the Juneau baseball team. Mrs. Wells and the new arrival are reported to be doing nicely. Articles of incorporation have been filed at the office of the Secretary of Alaska by the Anacortes Fisheries company, a $1,000,000 corporation whose trustees are A. B. Carpenter, K. L. Ames. W. G. Weil, all of Chica go, and W. T. Clutter and C. H. Buschmann of Seattle Miss Cordelia Jennings will leave this month for Washington. T. C? where she will fattend school this winter^ She will be accompanied East by her uncle. Collector of Cus toms J. F. Pugh. Mr. Pugh will at tend the conference of customs col lectors in New York and then go to Alabama, to meet Mrs. Pugh and Miss Venetla Pugh NOTICE Juneau Bartenders' Union The regular meeting, Sunday Sept 5th, will be called at 4 p. m. instead of lp. m. Business of importance on hand. The Mayflower Saloon Is un fair to organized labor. Bartenders International League of America, Lo cal 869, Affiliated with American Fed eration of Labor, C. H. Daniels. Secy. ?(8-30-6t) "BILLIE" CARLSON TO WED CAPITAL CITY GIRL Friends of Sllss Cordelia Davis, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Montgomery Davis of Juneau have Just learned of her engagement to William O. Carlson, son of John L. Carlson, well known Alaska cannery man. The wedding will take place in October. DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP Notice is hereby given that the partnership heretofore existing be tween Chris Cleven and Fred Olsen as propiretors of the Douglas Opera House is by mutual consent this day dissolved, Fred Olsen retiring, Chris Claven continuing the business and will collect all accounts due the Arm, and pay all bills owing by the Arm. CHRIST CLEVEN. FRED OLSEN. Douglas. August 31. 1915. , -(9-1. 9-8. 9-15.) FREE SHOW TICKETS. Thane laundry will give a ticket to the Grand theatre with each bundle of laundry brought to ouf\ office in Arctic Barber Shop, phone 175. 31-tf "93"HairTonic stops l-ie hair from falling out Wrrv. Britt, Ju ieau. Elmer E- Smith, Douglaa. PINAFORE IS GREAT SUCCESS REPEATJONIGHT "H*. M. S. Pinafore" played to a packed house at the Hippodrome last night and the attendance at tonight's performance promises to be equally as large. The opera, staged under the auspices of the public library, was directed by Martin E. Robinson. The costuming was good, tho chorus well trained, and tho leading parts were well sustained. Mrs. Ralph E. Robertson as Hebe, Mrs. Hugh P. Crowther as Buttercup, and Mrs. L. P. Dawes as Josephine were exceptionally clover In their parts, and their vocal selection were a rare treat. Harry J. Fisher was Capt Corcoran, and was a good skip per, while A. A. Gabbs as Sir Joseph Porter, First Lord of the Admiralty, left nothing to be desired in his in terpretation of that part. The bal ance of tho cast was up to a high standard for amateurs, Thomas Cole as Bill BobBtay, J. W. Reynolds as Dick Deadeyo and C. C. Cornwall as Ralph Rackstraw sustaining the parts well. A feature of Pinafore was tho horn pipe, by Miss Roberta Coryell and lohn Brahm of Treadwoll. The chorus consisted of Mrs. H. L. Faulkner, Mrs. Charles Garfield, Mrs. C. C. Cartwright, Mrs. A. A. Gabbs, Mrs C. E. Hooker, Mrs. Andrew Kash jevaroff, Mrs. Guy McNaughton. Mrs. P. J. Mahone, Mrs. Willis Nowell, Mrs. William Pallister, Mrs. Clyde Strong, Miss Elizabeth Held, Miss Gertrude Held, Miss Helen G. Smith, Miss Mina Sowerby, Miss Gladys Tripp, C. C. Cartwright. Grafton Cole man, Cedric Davis, W. M. Fry, H. B. Fossas, Lester Gore, C. Hattrlck, T. E. Hall, T. J. McCaul, James Momb, Orvllle S Olts, Wm. Taschck, J. J. Woodward, S. B. Walker. CLARKE SWORN IN AS CHIEF DEPUTY John J. Clarke, formerly first as istant deputy In Clerk J. W. Bell's of fice, was sworn In as chief deputy United States marshall today, short ly after he arrived from San Francis co. whero he has been spending his vacation. Deputy Clarke succeeds John F. Mullen, who -resigned a month ago. + + + MARINE NOTES * * * The City of Seattle and the Dol phin arrived today from Seattle, on their way to Sitka. The Mariposa is scheduled to sail South Saturday. The Alameda leaves Seattle to night at 9 o'clock and will reach Ju neau Saturday evening. She is the , next steamer from the South. The Admiral Farragut leaves Seat tle Sunday night. The Despatch is due Saturday from Seattle. DOLPHIN ARRIVES. The steamer Dolphin docked hero early this afternoon with the follow ing passengers for Juneau: Mr. and Mrs. H. Anderson, M. P. Goodman, Adele Frlsble, A. F. Ash, V. Pero vlch, E. S Otto, F. C. McNutt, C. K. McDonald WEATHER REPORT ? U. S. Dept. of Agriculture, Weather Bureau's Co-Operatlve Record, Station Juneau, Alaska. Maxi- Mini- Rain mum. mum. fall August 1 67 46 August 2 58 40 ? August 3 74 36 ? August 4 69 38 ? August 5 70 42 ? August 6 70 37 ? A.ugust 7 61 40 ? August 8 60 38 .10 August 9 58 38 .10 August 10 62 39 1.15 August 11 62 41 .87 August 12 57 40 .74 August 13 57 41 .92 August 14 60 39 . 1.20 August 15 58 36 .62 August 16 72 33 ? August 17 67 36 .05 August 18 61 37 .10 August 19 68 30 ? August 20 73 32 ? August 21 70 33 ? August 22 73 32 ? August 23 72 34 August 24 74 32 August 25 63 39 .43 August 26 65 34 .03 August 27 68 30 ? August 28 59 36 .48 August 29 60 35 .04 August 30 62 33 ? August 31 62 34 ? Sum. 2012. 1131. 6.83 Mean .... 64.9 36.5 .22 Dally Mean 44.6 Maximum temperature, 74 degrees, August 3rd and Aug. 24th. Minimum temperature, 30 degrees! Aug. 19th and Aug. 27th. Total precipitation, 6.83 inches. No. clear days, 12. No. Cloudy days, 5. No. partly cloudy, 4. No. rainy days, 14. Pay highest prices for used stoves, ranges and hpaters. General ex change and repair shop at 114 Front St., telephone 273. Will call at your home. 8-31-tf Five second hand drop head sewing machines?every one guaranteed. From $12.50 to $27.00. Alaska Furnl* < ture Co. * t 1 To be or not to be Pre pared?that is the question these rainy days?very lat est Bain Coats at Behrends. || Turner's Hall j; FOR RENT, RATES ON 2 OR > 4 NIGHTS IN A MONTH. o \\ WE TEACH DANCING. <| ;; I Can Furnish Music but You !> Can Engage Any Music You ^ J J Wish. Gntranc'e on 2nd St., < | ?, Near Seward, Phone 275, or ^ ;; . Call at Hall J Teacher of Dunning Special Attention given lo Syitcm Tcchniouc Mrs. Sigrurd J. E. Wallstcdt Teacher of Piano i. Pupil oi Rubenetiep', School 316 Cold ?tr?et of Tethnnjur Juneau We Carry Stamj)* Open Ujy 112 p. m. A. P. Ex., Photos, Wholesale 8 Retail. Aak toieeot^^.implt - 2 for 6 cent*. 26 centn per dosen 10 cent* each. 4 for 25 cent*. 20 for $1.00 ENLARGEMENTMADE FROM ALL VIEWS ALASKA POSTAL BXCBANGB, 227 Seward Douglas Fish 8 Ice Co, ORDBRS TAKEN S PBHVERBD City Wharf 5?? Phone 407 CARLONE & MARZIK Ladiea' and Gentlemen'* Tailor Haoe just tccciced 2000 Samples of Fall and Winter Goods ST. ANN AV. Phone 70 DOCGLAL Auto For Hire SEVEN PASSENGER CARS TRIPS TO GLACIER Day Phone 250 Night Phone 1306 J. M. 0USI1Y. ???:r " ?? Shipping Spoils the Quality TRY Janeau Famous Alaska Beer ITS MADE IN JUNEAU Family Trade Solicited PHONE 29 Empire ads reacn most readers. DON'T GUESS?"Ask Bartlett" Wjicn you want anything on boats, ilther north or Bouthbound, call up ;ho Gastineau hotel and "Ask Bart ett." Cable and wireless received it all hours of the days and it is all ibout Boats, when they leave, when hey will arrive, and everything you vant to know. If we don't know we vlll find out. 8-25-tf. ELKS TO DANCE. Juneau Lodge No. 420, B. P. 0. Elks, will keep open house next Thursday evening at the club. A dance will be given, for members of tho order, and their ladles. Attorney John Kustgard will loavo on the Dolphin Friday for Ketchikan where he will bring up several mat ters before tho district court. F. B. Hyder left yesterday for Portland canal on business. If you want to know, "ask BartlctL" -(9-1-tf.) t t t t t I i .1 lllll !.!??!? I Business Chances i: T Half interest in pool room....$350 ;; $ Boarding house, best in the 1! X town 500 ?j i Second hand business at in V voice about 700 || ? ? Restaurant, doing good bus j* iness ....1000 || Houses for Sale and Rent ] [ House and lot, Casoy-Shat- 1 tuck Add $850 House and lot 2000 I! ?? Lot on Gold SL, good apt. ?? .*! site 1200 !! ?? Furnished,house for rent.... 20 II Two room apts 15 I" ; | Cabins, 1 and 2 rooms 7 11 .. If you want to buy or sell sec ?? !*' us?Exclusive Listings Only *' :: Juneau Realty Co. :? :: JIT FRONT ST.:: "-1-I HI I'M 1 ill III I Hi i I I M-r The StNicholas Leaves Young's Float for Doug las, Funtcr, Gypsum and Ten akee, Tuesday's at 8 a. m. For Charter when not on sched ule. Hunting Parties our specialty. Telephone 006 or 56. Watches, Diamonds Jewelry, Silverware I.J.Sharick( Jeweler and Optician PROFESSIONAL. . Wiiiiam Pallister, M. D., Specialist in tho treatment of diseases and deformities of tho ,eyo and oar, noao and throat Officer. Fourth Floor, Goldstein Build inx Office Phone 150. Residence Phone 161. * + + + + + + + + 4, + + + + + ,> + * DR. LEONARD P. DAWES + + Surgeon and Physician * * Office First Nat. Bk. Bldg. + * Hours 10 to 12 m; 1 to 4 ? * and 7 to 9 p. m. + * Phono 2602; Ros. 2603 + + + + + + * * + ? * * * ? + * if Dr. E. PL Kaser if ! DENTIST'? '? J f 1 and 3 Goldstein Building ] f <, Phone M. < , Hours, 9 a. m. to 9 p. m. ? ?????????????????????????? MRS.^NITA BRANSCOM , nurse Surgical, medical and obstetric al cases cared for at your home. Phone 205, Bergmann Hotel, Room 30. I ? MISS ALERECHT MASSEUSE ' Member Incorporated Society of Trained | Masseuses of London Cliff Apartments. Juneau MRS. A. D. GROVE Red Cross (Graduate Nurse Surgical Medical Obstertlcal Cases cared for at your home. 136 E. 6th 8t., Phone 1405 ' :* i I ? - + Any Broken Spectacle Lense duplicated and fitted for $1.50, made by best lense makers, no matter what you paid for your glasses originally. I. J. SHARICK Jeweler and Optician ? 1 *' II MM I-M ill 1 111 M H 1 1 1 I'M1 I f :: Dr. Fannie Waite ?? ;; Eyesight ;; ;; Specialist ;; :: ROOM 2 VALENTINE i! :: BUILDING !! 1 II H-M M 1 111 1 1 1 1 111 1 111 1 Piano Tuner GEORGE ANDERSON, Expert Twenty yean experience. Factory representative for High Grade Pianott and Player Pianos. Address ' Box 991. Phono 143. FALL MILLINERY OPENING AT WINN'S Mrs. William Winn announces that her fall stock of millinery will be op ened to display today and Thursday. -8-31-21. A SHIRT with DISTINCTION? THE MANHATTAN, at tho Hub. If you want to know, "ask Bartlett" -(9-1-tf.) SPECIAL ? Peaches at the Sanitary ? Grocery, 60c a box. 8-31-3L * + + + * + + + + 1- + + + + + + + + CLASSIFIED ADV. ? * + * + + + + ** + + * + * + * ?*? WANTED?600 familes to buy kin dling, call 146 and leave order. Alas ka Kindling Co. 8-16-lm. WOMAN wants hour work, phono 138. 7-19-tt. WANTED ? Girl for genoral house work. Apply 349 Dlstin Avo. (8-26-3t WOMAN wants day or hour work, phone 146. 8-31-3L PUBLIC STENOGRAPHER; L. C. Smith Bros. Office. Phone 79. 8-27-6t Young man, experienced salesman, ofllce clerk, operate typewriter, store keeper, desires position. "N.W.M.," Empire. 8-30-3t Business man with small capital would like position and invest capital. "C. W.." Empire. 8-30-3t. FOR RENT ? Modern 4-room and bath flat. I. Goldstein. 7-31-tf. FOR RENT, 2 and 3 room furnisher housekeeping suites; reasonable, "The cozy corner of Juneau." Cliff Apart ments, near court house. 2-1-lm. TWO good house keeping rooms for rent, near post ofllce, apply New Cain Hotel. 9-l-3t. HOUSE for rent. Mrs. M. J. Davis tf FOR SALE?M. D. Berry's entire transfer out fit at bargain. 3-f6-u. FOR SALE?Cheap, *65 Singer sewing machine, practicaly new, phone, 209. 8-31-3L FOR SALE ? Household furniture at a sacrifice. Dresser, dining table, etc., phone or address % Empire. It FOR SALE ? One-half partnership interest In a Douglas saloon business. A big bargain for somebody. For par ticulars, see John Henson & Co., agts., Douglas. 8-20-2w. FOR SALE?Exceptionally well-con structed, 4-room house with bath and modern conveniences; best location In city; terms; address "House" Empire. ?(8-30-3t.)? FURNISHED rooms for rent, close in; bathroom in connection; apply upstairs, Decker apartments, Gold and First St. 8 4-lni The Empire will ma'e advertising contracts subject to prooi of largest Irculntlon of any newsoans. In Alaska. LOST?Cameo tie pin and tie hold er on Front street. Reward; return to B. M. Behronds Banks. Lucas. ?8-31-3t. ?> L. G Thornn? Mcrl F. Thomas X ? Alaska Furniture 8 Undertaking T ? Co., Inc. T Funeral Directors & tmbalmers J ? f Douglas Alaska A World Wide Wireless "VIA MARCONI" NEW ALASKAN SERVICE OF THE MARCONI wiRELESS TELE GRAPH COMPANY OF AMERICA Is now open for the acceptance Of public business at GREATLY REDUCED RATES. CONSTANT, RELIABLE SERVICE, CITY OFFICE 115 Seward Streeet ? ? ? ? Phone 85 OUR MESSENGER WILL CALL FOR YOUR BUSINESS Silk and Wool Dresses ????????? mmammmsmm mumwmmnmmvmumm mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm f / A new line of Silk and Wool Dresses jfj | ljf Just opened and ready for your inspection Price $13.50 and Up STYLISH SILKS We have just received a part of our line of Silks. We showing today the newest styles in rlaids and Stripes, 0000 Pri :e $1.50 and Up I m=jryGoldstein'sfmporium hat shown here EVERYTHING FOR EVERYBODY 0RbER ^ ^ .I,.. .? 4J, ,i,i - ?-r*?rr i jjiw iJJW 1 'HJ*1#1 - *yTWT^FJflgF"r*'' FTT ' 'T''" nr y: wr:-?->??,?r ? - ^ :.rr r-, -mi j ,, ? g.