What Is The Specialty of The
A Scientific Examination of
the Eyea for Glasaea without
dropa or drug*.
Prescribing Glasses, so that
they shall be absolutely accu
rate. satisfactory and comfort
No DlTided Responsibility.
So the safe and economical way
la to get Glasses only from Op
hiblbhtd by the Ontoreetikal Society of
tho City of New York
Optometrist and Optician
9 ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE ?
? Douglas Branch ?
? M. A. SNOW, Manager ?
DOUGLAS. Sept 2. ? The show
cases tor the Brie drug company's
new store on St Ann avenue arrived
on the City of Seattle yesterday and
are being Installed. The date of the
formal opening of the store will be
announced later. The drug store has
been open for business the past two
Martin Olson, who has been in the
States for the past month on business,
is a returning passenger on the Ala
The Misses Charlotte and Lucille
Fox returned from a vacation trip on
the City of Seattle yesterday. Mrs.
H. J. Museth and daughters Agnes
and Nora stopped off at Ketchikan to
visit Mrs. John Davies.
Miss Minnie Malloy, principle of the
Douglas schools is on her way north
on the Alameda.
Miss M. Moss, a Douglas teacher,
arrived on the City of Seattle.
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-reel story of the life of Abraham
Lincoln, with Francis Ford in the
leading part. Another 2-reel picture
will be "Out of the Shadows." Two
comedies. "Plain Jane" and "Slim Be
comes an Editor" will close the per
SAILOR CREATES DISTURBANCE.
DOUGLAS. SepL 2.? After imbib
ing somewhat too freely and creating
a disturbance in the Slppela boarding
house. M. Tolson. who claimed to be
a cook off the U.S.S. Whipple, was ar
rested and held in the city bastile un
til the arrival of an orderly who took
him back to the flotilla.
TREAD WELL. SepL 2. ? Mr. and
Mrs. Andrew Murphy celebrated their
12th wedding anniversary at their
home last night. A number of Inti
mate friends were present and cards
were played until late in the evenig.
The guests departed about midnight
after an excellent lunch was erved by
After the regular band practice at
the fire hall tonight, a meeting of
the bandsmen will be held and com
mittees on the Band Carnival at the
Natatorium on the 16th of Sept. will
The gym classes will be started by
trainer Tom McDonald at the Tread
well club tonight^ The stage has
been prepared for boxing and wrest
ling. while the main floor will be used
for calisthenics and other athletic
If you want to know, "ask BartletL"
The lecture given hy Dr. Midford
yesterday on the "Human Body" was
attended by membors of the Safety
Committo and a large number of oth
ers Interested In flrst aid work.
GOES TO ENNGLAND
TO MAKE MUNITIONS
TREADWELL, Sopt. 2.?T. W. Gee.
who has been employed at Treadwell
for the past four years, will leave for
the South on the City of Seattle. He
will take the American liner "New
York," on Sopt. 18th from New York
for Liverpool. Mr. Gee Is a mechanic
and is going back to offer his services
to his country in tho manufacture of
GO DRY, BELIEF
Both Wrangell and Petersburg will
have a second election September 14
to determine whether they want sa
loons. But only those people who did
not vote at the election on May 24 will
bo allowed to express themselves at
the second election, according to ad
vices received today from Ketchikan.
Judge Robert W. Jennings conduct
ed hearings at Petersburg Monday,
and at Wrangell Tuesday, and tomor
row will pass on the liquor license
question at Ketcblkun, where he is
It is believed here that both Wran
gell and Petersburg will go dry. This
belief is based on the fact that the
vote cast May 24 was very close, and
that the majority of those who did
not go to the polls wero supporters of
tho dry cause.
An affidavit filed today by the Fort
mann Salmon Hatchery, at Loring, Al
aska, states that 20.S20.000 salmon
fry were released during the fiscal
year closing June 30th. This means
an amount of fish which would equal
208,200 cases of salmon.
The affidavit of the North Pacific
Wharf & Trading company shows a
release of 3,653,000 salmon fry and
represents a total of 36,530 cases.
On every hundredth fry released
the companies are allowed one case
of fish free of tax.
WORTHEN APPEAL WILL
BE HEARD OCT. 26TH
It aws learned this morning from
Attorney John Rustgard that the
case of the Worthen Lumber Mills
vs the Alaska Juneau Gold Mining
company, which was decided In fa
vor of the defense at the last term
of courL and which has been appeal
ed to the Circuit Court of Appeals,
would be argued either orally or by
brief on October 26th before the up
per court. Mr. Rustgard who repre
sents the Worthen Company, has
not as yet decided whether he will
present his case orally.
Mr. Rustgard leaves tomorrow on
the Dolphin for Ketchikan where he
will be concerned with the bankrupt
cy case of the Alaska Lumber and
Box company which is to be consider
ed at the Ketchikan term of court.
THEATRE MANAGERS ALL
PRAISE "EXPLOITS OF ELAINE"
Theatrical managers throughout the
country agree that the "Exploits of
Elaine," which will be produced at
the Orpheum tonight and tomorrow
nighL Is one of the best drawing
cards that has been tried for a long
time. Manager John T. Spickett has
received a book containing a list of
endorsements ofr the feature from
theatrical managers that reads like a
campaign text book.
C. H. WILBUR, SR., DIES.
C. H. Wilbur, Jr., has returned from
Seattle, where he attended the funer
al of her father. C. H. Wilbur. The
! dead man was a well known mining
?nglneer, and had lived in Seattle
:or many years. He was 60 years of
.Mr. Wilbur's father passed away
before he could reach his bedside.
W. DELONG GOES OUTSIDE.
W. DeLong. purchasing agent of
the Alaska-Gastineau, will leave on
the Princess Alice tomorow morning
for a six weeks' visit to the San
Francisco fair and other outside
points. Mrs. De Long Is In the States,
and she and Mr. DeLong will visit
the fair together.
DRAPER CLUB MEETS.
Important club business will be ta
ken up by the member of the Draper
Club who will meet at the home of
Mrs. E. H. Kaser Saturday after
noon September 4th, at 2:30.
Elmer N. Wells, formerly a press
man with The Empire, will leave for
Seattle on the Dolphin tomorrow and
after a few days vfslt there will pro
ceed to Los Angeles where he will
spend the winter.
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
cat 869, Affiliated with American Fed
eration of Labor, C. H. Daniels, Secy.
FREE SHOW TICKETS.
Tbane laundry will give a ticket
to the Grand theatre with each bundle
of laundry brought to our office in
Arctic Barber Shop, phone 175. 31-tf
Our Advice Is:
When you feel out of sorts from consti
pation, let us say that if
do not relieve you, see a physician,
because no other homo rcmeay will.
Sold only by us, 10 cents.
Wm. Britt, Juneau.
Elmer E- Smith, Douglas. H
BY FERRY CO.
A permanent 15-cent passenger rate
between Juneau and all channel
points, effective Saturday morning,
today was decided on by the Juneau
Ferry & Navigation Company and an
nouncement to this effect was mado
by J. P. Corbus, treasurer of tho
company. The company also will
start work immediately on the con
struction of a waiting room on the
ferry approach, and will equip the
forry "Alma" with steel gangways, for
tho purpose of insuring safety to pas
"Safety First," will become the slo
gan of the Juneau Ferry & Naviga
tion company and according to the
plans of Manager Edward J. Mar
grie every effort will be put forth
to improve tho service from time to
time. The present ferry schedule will
continue in force until winter, when
a new schedule will be inaugurated,
it is planned.
Low Electric Rate for Cooking
If tho plans of the Alaska Electric
Light & Powor Company material
ize. a low rate for electric cooking
will be established sometime in the
near future. The light company is
allied with the ferry company and
during his visit here Mr. Corbus, in
terested in both concerns, has inves
tigated the feasibility of making a
flat low rate for electricity when
used for cooking and heating purpos
es. "Our plans are not yet fully ma
tured in this direction," he said this
morning, "but we hope to carry them
out before long. A low rate for oloc
tricity used for cooking and heating
would not only help the public; it
would help us to improve our service
and sell the over-load of current that
our new equipment at the power
Rate Reduction Will Be Permanent
The reduced rate on the ferry is a
permanent move, Mr. Corbus said.
"We hare been In the ferry business
here for the past thirty years," Mr.
Corbus continued, "and I feel that we
have given 'Gastineau channel as good
a service as the business warranted.
When Juneau began to grow fast
three years ago we realized that we
must havo new and faster boats, and
In our ferry 'Alma' I think that we
have as good a ferry as you will find
anywhere. She is fast, and safe,
and I hope the people of the channel
will continue to support our eiforts to
give you better service, and greater
efficiency in all departments. Wo
have had the plans drawn for the
new waiting room, and work will
commence immediately on its con
Sell Commuter's Tickets.
Commuation tickets at the rate of
two for twenty-five cents have been
placed on sale at the Ferry company's
office, in Third street.
Mr. Corbus at one time was super
intendent of the Alaska-Treadwell
gold mines. Ho resides in Los Ga
tos, Calif., and has been spending sev
eral days here, in company with Mrs.
Corbus and Miss Mary Corbus. They
will leave Juneau tomorrow morning
on the steamship Princess Alice, on
their return home.
NO LET UP TO
BIG WAR ORDERS
NEW YORK, Aug. 25.? Russian re
verses and the German submarine
campaign have been attended by no
slowing down on tho part of the Al
lies in placing munitions contracts.
Large industrial concerns have add
ed to orders already in hand, and a
number of smaller plants have become
known munition makers. Among the
latter may be mentioned Henry Dis
tin & Sens. Philadelphia, said to bo
working on 2,000,000 steel shrapnel
bars for Bridgeport Projective Co.;
the Sandard Steel Car Company, of
New Castle. Pa., which booked an or
der for 75.000 shells?the second it
has received; and the Pool Engineer
ing & Machine Company, of Baltimore
whose recent order for parts of shells
brings its total business to between
$5,000,000 and $6,500,000. The Balti
more Tube Company Is manufacturing
9,000,000 pounds of brass tubing for
Another Baltimore concern which
has come Into prominence is the
Spedden Shipbuilding Co., which has
been tendered a contract for 1,875,000
shells, to cost about $17 each, bring
ing the total to more than $30,000,000.
The company is seeking to sub-let a
part of the work, and will not sign
a contract until subcontracts have
been arranged. It Is understood a
payment of 25 per cent, will be made
whon the contract is signed.
The American Steel Foundries Co.
is negotiating on contracts estimated
as high as $50,000,000wlth options on
a similar amount. An official, how
ever, does not believe the business
being figured on exceeds $20,000,000.
Tho work contemplated Includos high
oxploslvo shells and sharpnel as well
us heavy castings.
Tho New York Air Brake Company
is also likely to expand its operations
by the addition of some $20,000,000 to
its war contracts, on which a profit
of 25 per cent is figured. It is already
working on orders totaling $16,500,
000, mostly for shells and cartridge
cases, on which a profit of $3,000,000
The Baltimore Malleable Iron &
Steel Company has signed contracts
for 700 motor trucks for France and
England, 700 trailers for Russia, and
25,000 Iron containers for powder and
food. It will manufacture only the
parts, which will be assembled in
Tho General Electric Company is
understood to have added $12,000,000
to its contracts, and shell contracts
of the Westinghouso Eleceric Com
pany have grown substantially since
the placing of the original order for
$4,500,000. It is working on a total
of 1,800,000 rifles.
By December the Studebaker Cro
poration will have completed over $20
000,000 of its war business, on which
the profit is estimated at $4,000,000.
William Tod Co., at Youngstown, is
doubling its capacity for shrapnel
castings, which it is turning out for
the Canadian Car & Foundry Com
pany. The National Steel Car Com
pany, (Canada), is also busy on a va
riety of munitions, understood to have
been placed under sub-contracts with
the Canadian Car & Foundry Com
pany. Other Equipment companies
which continue to figure largely are
the American Car & Foundry Com
pany, and the Pressed Steel Car Com
Roumania is said to have placed
orders in this country for 500,000
Manllcher rifle cartridges,. and has
recently ordered 10,000,000 shells, be
ing valuod at $150,000,000, one-half of
the contract going to the Bethlehem
Steel Corporation. Russia is also in
quiring for 2,000,000,000 cartridges,
with very little prospect of securing
deliveries before the first half of the
next year. Italy in the last few days
has bought 800,000 overcoats and 1,
000,000 blankets in America. The Bri
tish government is also in this mar
ket for about 20,000 tons of sulphuric
acid. The most likely recipient is
said to be the Tennessee Copper Com
pany, which is already supplying acid
to tho Du Ponts.
Companies with war business in
hand are steadily enlarging their ca
pacity. The Bethlchom Steel has pur
chased the plant of Detrick & Harvey
Machine Company, in Baltimore, for
which approximately $225,000 was
paid. The American Can Company
bought a. large factory at Kenilworth
N. J? and also secured a lease on the
old Pearline works at Edgewater, N.
J. Shells will be made at Edgewater
and filled at Kenilworth, it is an
nounced. Twenty-two buildings will
be erected at Dundolk at the plant
of the Bartlott Hayward Company of
Baltimore, and a long pier will be
constructed to facilitate shipments.?
(Wall Street Journal.)
* ** + + *** + + * + + + ***
* MARINE N0TE8 +
+ 4. + + + + + .;. + * 4. 4. 4. * *
The Alameda left Seattle at 5 o'
clock this afternoon. She will ar
rive Sunday about noon.
The Spokane leaves Seattle at 9
The Despatch Is due Saturday from
The City of Seattle sails South Sat
The Dolphin sails south tomorrow
The JefTereon sails from Seattle to
The Mariposa is due Monday or
Tuesday, on her way South.
The Admiral Evans is due hero
Monday, on her way South.
The Princess Alice sails south to
morrow morning at 7 o'clock.
BU8INE8S IS BETTER
THAN BEFORE WAR
CHICAGO, Sept. 2.?The total bus
iness of the United Cigar Stores in
July amounted to $2,<>13,758, against
$2,432,628 in July. 1914.
If you want to know, "ask Bartlett."
SPECIAL ? Peaches at the Sanitary
Grocery( 60c a box. 8-31-3L
William Pallister, M. D.,
Specialist in the treatment of diseases
and deformities of tho eye and ear,
nose and throat
Offices; Fourth Floor, Goldstein Building
Office Phono 160. Rcildcncc Phono 161.
+ DR. LEONARD P. DAWES *
* Surgeon and Physician *
+ Office First Nat. Bk. Bldg. *
+ Hours 10 to 12 m; 1 to 1 +
* and 7 to 9 p. m. +
+ Phone 2602; Res. 2603 +
* ? ??!? + + + + + .? 4? 4? 4? ? ? *
i: Dr. E. H. Kaser i;
*' 1 and 3 Goldstein Building <'
< , Phone 66, .,
<j, Hours, 9 a. m. to 9 p. m. ?
MRS. ANITA BRANSCOM
Surgical, medical and obstetric
al cases cared for at your home.
Phone 205, Bergmann Hotel,
Member Incorporated Society of Trained
Masseuses of London
Cliff Apaitmenls, Juneau
MRS. A. D. GROVE
Red Crow Graduate Nurse
Surgical Medical Obstertical
Cases cared for at your home.
136 E. 6th St., Phone 1405
Any Broken Spectacle Lense
duplicated and fitted for J1.50,
made by best lense makers, no
matter what you paid for your
I. J. SHARICK
Jeweler and Optician
?M 1 III 1 ! I 111 1 111 111 111 11 M'
:: Dr. Fannie Waite ??
;; Eyesight ;;
;; Specialist ;;
" ROOM 2 VALENTINE -
^ BUILDING 1"
?I I 11 M I I I I I 1 III 1 1 111 1 1 I 1 1
GEOKGE ANDEKSON. Export. Twenty
years experience. Factory representative for
High Grade Pianos and Player Pianos. Address
Box 991. Phone 143.
+ CLASSIFIED ADV. ?
on personal property, diamonds, jew
elry and bonds. All business strictly
confidential. J. Plant, broker and
Jeweler, 64 Front St (9-2-tf)
WANTED?500 famlles to buy kin
dling, call 146 and leave order. Alas
ka Kindling Co. 8-16-lm.
WOMAN wants hour work, phone
WANTED ? Girl tor general house
work. Apply 349 Dlstln Ave. (8-26-3t
PUBLIC STENOGRAPHER; L. C.
Smith Bros. Office. Phone 79. 8-27-6t
FOR RENT ? Largo front room,
steam heated, cheap; oror McClos
FOR RENT ? Modern 4-room and
"bath flaL I. Goldstein. 7-31-tf.
FOR RENT, 2 and 3 room furnished
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 office, apply New
Cain Hotel. 9-1-3L
HOUSE for rent. Mrs. M. J. Davis tf
FOR SALE?M. IJ. Berry's entire
transfer out fit at bargain. 3-lWt.
FURNISHED rooms for rent closo
in; bathroom In connection; apply
upstairs. Decker apartments, Gold
and First SL 8-4-lm
The Empire will ma' e advertising
contracts subject to prooi of largest
Irculatlon of any newspanei In Alaska.
LOST?Cameo tie pin and tie hold
er on Front street. Reward; return
to B. M. Bebrends Banks. Lucas.
Pay highest prices for used stoves,
ranges and heaters. General ex
change and repair shop at 114 Front
St., telephone 273. Will call at your
If you want to know, "ask BartletL"
A SHIRT with DISTINCTION?
THE MANHATTAN, at the Hub.
YOU HAVE triod the rest, now try
the best For French dry cleaning,
steam cleaning, dyeing and pressing.
Capital Dye Works, phone 177. 19-tf
STORE CLOSED all day Monday, La
bor Day. H. J. Raymond Co. 9-2-3t
The Empire bas most reader*
Douglas Fish ft Ice Co,
ORDERS TAKEN 8 DELIVERED
City Wharf 13, Phone 407
CARLONE & MARZIK
Ladies' and Gentlemen's Tailor
Have just received 2000 Samples of
Fall and Winter Goods
ST. ANN AV. Phone TO DOOGLAL
IL>. G Thomas .Merl F. Thomas , >
Alaska Furniture 8 Undertaking J >
Co., Inc. ' |
Funeral Directors & tnibalmers :;
Douglas Alaska ] |
It's 110 secret, the smart
men about town are all
wearing Benjamin Clothes.
Ve+ckrt ci Dunning Spccui A tiro boa girro to
Mrs. Sigurd J. E. Wallstedt
Teachtr of Piano
Pu-jJ oi Ruh-r<-t!.o'? School 315 GeU cO**t
ci Technique Juneau
We Carry Stamps Open Ug^il 12 p. m.
A. P. Ex.; Photos, c c^rAGE
WiuleuU 8 Retail. Ask to see ? ? imples
2 for 5 cents. 25 cents per doeen
10 cents each. 4 for 25 cents. 20 for $1.00
ENLARGEMENT MADE FROM ALL VIEWS
ALASKA POSTAL EXCHANGE, 227 Seward
Auto For Hire |
SEVEN PASSENGER CARS I
TRIPS TO GLACIER
Day Phone 250 Night Phone 1306 I
I Shipping Spoils the
ITS MADE IN
Family Trade Solicited
J PHONE 29
i 1 I III 1 III I I I I.1I1 III I II I H;
;; Business Chances;;
; Half interest in pool room....$350 - ?
Boarding house, best in the I!
;; town ... 500 ?;
-. Second hand business at In
;; voice about 700 j j
? ? Restaurant, doing good bus
; j Iness ...1000 ;;
Houses for Sale and Rent
!! House and lot, Casey-Shat- \
tuck Add. '.$850 ??
! House and lot ...... .....2000 !!
? Lot on Gold St., good apt. *?
: site .......... 1200 i
? Furnished house for rent. .. 20 *j
I Two room apts 15 I!
| Cabins. 1 and 2 rooms 7 ;;
? If you want to buy or sell see ? ?
" us?Exclusive Listings Only j)
: 174 FRONT ST.
1 1 1 1 111 1 I 111 M1 III 11 111 1? '
Five second hand drop head sewing
machines?every one guaranteed.
From $12.50 to $27.00. Alaska Furni
To be or not to be Pre
pared?that is the question
these rainy days?very lat
est Rain Coats at Behrends.
Jeweler and <
World Wide Wireless
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
115 Seward Streeet ? ? ? ? Phone 86
OUR MESSENGER WILL CALL FOR YOUR BUSINESS
Si fc and ool Dresses
A new line of Silk and?/ool Dresses
Just opened and ready for your inspection
ttm ?dr.'wiiTi^mTri H ? - ?- "*? m
Price S13.50 and Up
We have just received a part of our line of
Silks. We showing today the newest
styles in Maids and Stripes. fi f P f
Price $1.50 and Up
?=?, Goldstein's Emporium hat
shown here EVERYTHING FOR EVERYBODY 0RDER
| Turner's Hall |
<> for rent, rates on 2 or <?
<> 4 NIGHTS IN A MONTH. o
;> WE TEACH DANCING.
; > I Can Furnish Music but You
o Can Engage Any Music You ?
Wish. Entrance on 2nd St.,
< > Near Seward, Phone 275, or <,
J . Call at Hall J
Leaves Young's Float for Doug
las, Funter, Gypsum and Ten
akee, Tuesday's at 8 a. m.
For Charter whon not on sched
Hunting Parties our specialty.
Telephone 006 or 56.
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