?MiiiiiiiiMHUiiimiinMiiiiinnnii m nut in ; ??
II beg to announce that I will open
I! my. store, next door to postofllce, lor
II business, on II
MONDAY, NOV. 1st f
11 f My stock consists of a complete line
II of stationery, office supplies maga- Ij!
~ sines, periodicals and candles. Every- II
11 one Is cordially invited. 11
| C. E. Cartright |
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BROAD PASS ORE
CORDOVA. Oct. 18.?Among those
who have property In the Broad Paas
country are Don S. Ray and W. M.
Springer, the former claiming that the
ore there assays from $2 to $360 per
ton. Springer says he panned ore in
the leads on the property worth $45 to
the ton. These men were recently In
Seward on their way Outside.
"The extent of the Broad Pass for
matlon is twenty-five miles long," said
Springer. "It has all been located and
all shows strong mineralization. The
claims from Costello creek through to
the Ohio creek district show values.
"There is no chance for a man to
put in a mill on any of the ground now
and make money, bnt when the rail
road reaches that district it will be
a different matter.
"The Guggenheims and Gastlneau
people could not agreo with owners
on details or options, but there are
"When It comes to giving an option j
on ground of the obvious values that
this ground contains for throe years
with no payment down, nothing do
ing. We can hold it until the railroad
is finished Just as well as the Guggen
heims. The report by Dunkle that
there is not enough ore in right to
load a donkey shows that the Guggs
in this case are either knaves or fools,
has been the other part.
"There ire practically no miners
left in the Broad Pass district now,
all of them having finished their as
sessment work and have come out for;
the winter. There were probably 100
men in the district during the sum-j
LAKINA MINE SOON
TO SHIP COPPER
CORDOVA. Oct. 29.?Brer since J.
L. Harper, of Seattle, took a bond
on the group of claims owned by the
takina Copper Company of Spokane
In the Kennecott district there have
been rumors of big things to he done
with that property, and recent de
velopments appear to have Justified
the rumors. Mr. Haper has had a
group of men at work for several
weeks working out trulls and build
ing a wagon road from the mine to
the railway at Long Lake station,
and when that gentleman appeared in
person three weeks ago with an ad
ditional force of miners and laborers
the activities were materially in
creased. Two weeks ago Col. A. M.
Dewey r Seattle came in. accompan
ied by ue>rge B. Baker and other
Washington capitalists, and it is now
reported that the funds for the mov
ing of a large tonnage or ore to the
smelters at Tacoma are assured.
While prospecting the property on
Castle Mountain the miners in the
employ of Mr. Harper are said to have
opened up a large body of high-grade
shipping ore. and this is now being
sacked for hauling as soon as road
conditions make such movement pos
sible. Those familiar with the Ken
necott district freely predict for the
Lakina Mines a future as bright as
that of the Bonanza or Jumbo. Mr.
Harper Is now building a wagon road
from the mouth of mill creek to the
mine on the mountain, from which
point the ore will be hauled direct to
the railroad without transfer. A camp
for the accommodation of forty men
Is now being equipped on the moun
tain side near the mine and overlook
ing the valley of the Lakina river
and tho towering peaks of Castle
Mountain. Mount Blackburn, Bell
Mountain and glaciers, and the majes
tic heights of several other lunges.
All of which spells "activity* for this
mining district already made famous
by the greatest copper producing
mines In America.
Col. Dewey passed through Cordova
yesterday on his way to the outside.
oT a Times reporter he spoke in the
highest terms of what he called "the
Harper plan" of mine management.
The Colonel is enthusiastic over the
ore showing on Castle Mountain, and
predicts a bright future for the Kakina
Copper mines. These mines are own
ed by a syndicate of influential men
in Seattle and Duluth, for whom Col.
Dewey made the trip of Inspection.
Mr. Harper being the local represen
tative and manager in Alaska. Among
those interested In the property may
be mentioned Georgo B. Baker# own
er or much business property in Se
attle; J \V. and \Y. J. Kahlo, owners
of the Crescent Manufacturing Com
pany of Seattle; William H. Plnck,
retired Seattle Jeweler. C. K. DesCamp
The Lakina Copper mines consist of
a group ot,--claims on which devolop
ment work han been under way for
several years, tut not until J. L. Har
per oppeared on the scene during the
present season has anything worth
mentioning been accomplished. The
principle ore Bhowing is of native
copper, bornlte and copper gldnce, all
valuable ore as found In this dis
trict. The Bonanza and the Jumbo
mines carries these same ores at the
FORMER VALDEZ NURSES
PROSPERING IN STATES
VALDEZ, Oct. 23.?Many persons
in Alaska will remember the Misses
Graco K and Gertrude Holmes, who
wore connected with the Good Sama
ritan hospital at Valdez two years ago
and will be pleased to learn that they
are both prospering in the States. In
the lost mall a copy of the Spokesman
Review was received which states
that Miss Grace Holmes had been
selected by the National Tuberculosis
! association as head of the big sanitar
ium recently opened at Spokane. The
hospital will accommodate nearly one
hundred patients and has a staff of<
several nurses besides other attend
ants Miss Gertrude Holmes , who
was married to Mr. Noon, an* elec
trician formerly in the employ of the
Valdez Electric company, shortly af
ter leaving Valdez, is now the mother
of a fine boy born in Seattle about
i October 1.?(Prospector.)
ANCHORAGE MAN IS
DROWNED IN EKLUTNA
ANCHORAGE?The remains of C.
A. Holgren were found lodged against
a footlog which spans Eklutna creek,
near old Knik. Thursday afternoon
by members of the contracting firm
of P. McCormack et. al.. Representa
tives of the Alaskan Engineering Com
mission at old Knlk wore notified of
the tragedy, and the body will prob
ably be brought here for Interment.
Holgren departed from the railroad
headquarters at old Knik on the
morning of Soptember 14 In quest of
piling timber. He left his 'tedding,
clothing, and some personal effects
at that place. Hl3 failure to roturn
caused apprehension as to his safety
and searcbers were sent In an effort
to locate him.
Holgren was a sourdough of Alaska.
He formerly resided at Nome. Ho
leaves a wife and children In the
States. He was about 43 years old.
j?(Cook Inlet Pioneer.)
FREE BOOK SYSTEM
ADOPTED AT SEWARD
SEWARD. Oct. 25.?At a meeting
of the Seward school, board, held last
night at the residence of Mrs. Frank
U Ballalne. they adopted the "free
j book system" for the Seward public
| schools to take effect immediately.
The plan provides for the school board
purchasing all new books ordorod this
year, and loan them out to the schol
ars for their study free of charge,
making the teacher responsible for
their safe return. In cases of need
less damage done to a book the stu
dent will be fined according to the
damage done. Hereafter all books
will be furnished free to scholars and
In case a pupil desires to own his own
text book he can do so by paying the
cost price to the teacher. This sys
tern has been successfully tried out
in many other cities, and is hoped
to improve the school system In this
| city. .
JOE JOURDEN, OF NOME
IS FROZEN TO DEATH
NOME. Oct. 23.?Joseph J. Jour
den, a pioneer merchant of Nome, was
frozen to death the other night on
i the river, having wandered away from
the road during a storm which sud
dently blew in from the north. His
death adds another to the long list
of tragedies which have resulted there
since the discovery of gold, as the
arrival of winter has never failed in
claiming one or two victims.
Jourdcn is an old timer in that dis
trict having been one of tbo first of
the miners to come north after the
discovery of gold on tho beach there.
He engaged in the mercantile busi
ness and later opened a saloon on
Steadmnn avenue, where he wan en
gaged in business at the time of his
Jourden had been on the creeks
looking after some mining property
in which he is interested and was
caught in the storm while returning
to town. He had been id the riveis
as his clothing was frozen when the
body was found.?(Nome Nugget.)
EMBROIDERY and stamping to or
der at Miss Wablgren's Needlecraft
Shop, opposite Doran's Drug Store.
Best by test of wear and ser
vice our $3.50 Boyer hat at B.
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The San Francisco
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22-Karat Gold Crown $8.50
Bridge Work, per tooth 18.00
Gold Filling ....$2.69 up
Gold Inlays $3.00 up
Porcelain Fillings - $3.00 up
Att Work Guaranteed
and Despatch In All Our Methods.
Open Evening# for People Who Work.
DR. E. J. HALFORD, Propr.
Seward Bldg. Phone 103
BOSTON?Duo almost entirely to
tho enlarged operations carried on at
properties formerly owned by tho
\loska Syndicate but now controlled
by tho Kcnnocott Copper Corpora
tion, the amount of coppor shipped
from Alaska during the first seven
months of the current year has far
surpassed all previous totals of 32,- \
| S80.5S2 pounds, with a gross value of
Tho pressure under which tho mine
of the Kennecott corporation have
been working finds evidence In the
jump from 6,233.000 pounds shipped
out in June to 12,297,679 pounds sont
out In the following month of July
The total shipments up to July 1
of nearly 33,000,000 pounds represent
ed a gain of almost 200 per cent over
tho shipments of the corresponding
period of two years ago and consider
ably more than 150 per cent over the
figures of last year
The total for tho first seven months
of tho past three years together with
s'ross values compares:
Jan 1-July 31 Pounds Value
1916 32,880,582 $6,635,258
1914 12,819,459 1,902,281
1913 11,553.439 1,811,617
?(Boston News Bureau)
? ? ?
DUNCAN SHAW IS
DEAD IN SEATTLE
SEATTLE, Oct. 27.?Duncan Shaw,
for six years a salesman for the Ross,
Higgins Company, five of which were
passed In Skagway, Is dead hero of
pneumonia, the funeral being an
nounced to take place this afternoon.
After severing his connections with
the Ross, Higgins Company, Shaw be
i came an interior trader and took im
; mense shipments of goods Into Daw
son and other points. For the past
three years he had run a large mer
: chandlse store In Idaho. He leaves n
DECISION SAYS THAT
ALASKA IS IN THE U. S.
WASHINGTON?The comptroller of
the Treasury has ruled that travel
from Alaska to the United States is
within the United States, and should
he allowed as such on the expense
Items of government officials. The
ruling of the Comptroller overrides a
decision of the Auditor of the Navy.
The case arose in regard to an item
of travel on an expense account from
Alaska to the city of Washington,
and the ruling holds that the ontlro
Journey is in the United States.
GOING TO FIGHT JUNEAU
WATER FRONT CASES
SEATTLE. Oct. 22.?Attorney Fau
el is about to leave for San Francisco
to conduct the case against the Pacif
ic Coast Steamship company which
involves the title to the Juneau water
wront It is the first of a number of
cases which will settlo for all time
questions about the ownership of var
ious water fronts in Alaska.
WOMEN AT WAR
OVER AT SHOW
SAN FRANCISCO ? The cat clubs
are fighting again.
D. O. Lively, chief of the Exposi
! Hon livestock deportment, probably
will get all scratched up before he
gets through with the cat show
planned for November 27. He had
arranged for a nice, friendly cat show,
with Grimalkin receiving plaqno for
Then sprang up the Pacific Cat
Club and the California Cat Club as
rivals for the honor of having one of
their members appointed judge of all
Lively appointed Mrs. Jack Gordon,
who has written a book about cats,
as judge. She is a member of the Pa
cific Cat Club. Immediately Mrs. E. S.
Warren of Hay ward, member of the
California Club and aspirant for the
honor, started a war. She and all her
friends have refused to have anything
to do with the show. Further devel
opments are promised.?(Chronicle.)
"SAKE" CUPS ARE DENOUNCED.
TOKYO ? A protest, addressed to
Count Okuma, the premier, against
the awarding of sake cups for merito
rious services, was read and enthusi
astically adopted at a recent meeting
of leading temperance advocates, both
men and women of Tokyo. The spirit
of the protest was that this custom had
the tendency to encourage the drinking
of spirituous liquors. The presidents
of the National Temperance league,
the National Woman's Christian Tem
perance union and the Foreign Auxil
ary of the National Woman's Christian
Temperance union were delegated to
wait on Count Okuma and present the
Sake is the native alcoholic drink
of the Japanese people, corresponding
somewhat to the whiskey of the United
States and Great Britain and tho vod
ka of Russia.?(Spokesman Review.)
The telephone and the wantad. are
the two greatest conveniencles neces
sary to modern business. You have
the telephone, call THE EMPIRE up
and tell us your wants and we will
'urnlsh the ad. J0-26-tf.
Tho grout dynamic lorco tbat pro
polif the German war machine is the
Whether in Berlin or traveling by
train or motor to ve^'is war fronts,
or aff'tho Imperial grand army head
quartern In Northern Franco the Ger
man war lord is In constant touch with
every detail of his* armies and govern
ment. declares a remarkable volume
just published in Germany.
Tho author is a correspondent of a
Berlin newspaper, who has been prl
vlligod to remain with the kaiser over
since tho latter took to the flolcl.
If not In porsonal conference with
his cabinet officers, who come to the
field headquarters frequently, the kai
sor is always in touc^ with them by
wire. The first floor of the imperial
field abode, the correspondent explains
la a vorltable tolephono exchange
through which tho kaiser can have im
mediate communication with his gen
i-rals In the east or wost on short no
Those wires also stretch out to ev
ery neutral capital of Europe, enabling;
the war lord to converse with his dif
ferent ambassadors. More wires con
nect with the big German wireless
? atlons, giving the orders to the Im
perial Held office scope, if noccssary.
The kaiser's special train in which
he makes his frequent dashes to the
eastern and western fronts, consists
of 10 coaches, modern, but not luxur
iantly furnished. At first the train
was painted a bluish-white color, so
that soldiers and civilians could recog
nize the Imperial traveler and cheer
him, but fear that hostile aviators
might drop bombs on the royal equip
ago causes the train to be repainted
from time time In various colors.
The kaiser Is protected while travel
ing by a large forco of socret field
police. The guards are seldom notice
ablo, but are always near to make sure
that no spies or dynamiters are prowl
Cabinet ministers, court officials,
doctors, military attaches, hair dress
ers. chauffeurs and coachmen, says
the writer, are included in the curious
population which incade the town in
which the general staff temporarily
takes up quarters.
The kaiser Is often surrounded by
almost his entire cabinet, despite their
availability over the wire. These meet
inga usually take place at filed head
quarters In the morning. The kaiser
always presides, with the chief of
Btaff or chancellor at his immidiate
right. Councils of war are always held
For HART SCHAFFNER & MARX
suits see H. S. GRAVES the CLOTH
ING MAN. Ho can save you money.
133 Front Street. 28-29-30
Ladies, now Is the time to get that
hat at the Model.. Mrs. A. Winn. tf.
AMONG THE THEATRE8
Universal Play In "The Sultan's Gar
den," Grand Theatre
Mary Plckfcrd In a powerful Univer
sal production, "In the Sultan's Gar
"The Character Woman," a 2-part
drama with Julia Stuart, a sensational
"The Coast Guard's Bride," Victor
two reel feature.
The show closes with a roaring Uni
versal Ike comedy.
Entlro change of program tomorrow,
including "Conspiracy," special world's
famous feature. ???
GREEN UMBRELLA AN
Beginning witlf a college romance
and advancing step by step through
the schemlngs of a jealous chemistry
professor who endeavors to win his
suit for the hand of the President's
daughter by a scientific disposal of
her father and a rival professor, "The
Riddle of the Green Umbrella" last
night held a big house as the plot de
veloped. This is another of the many
Kalem masterpieces and features Al
ice Joyce. ?
"Miss Tomboy and Freckles"? Is
up to the usual Vltagraph standard of
good clean fun, and you can Just see
yourself as a youngster In several of
the tricks these two play on a big
sister and her suitor.
Kathlyn Williams, clever as ever,
net only acts the portrayal of "The
Great While Spirit," but she wrote
the scenario as well. The plot Is
unique, as Kathlyn Williams' plots
always are, and the whole Is acted
with characteristic skill and Ingenuity.
Perhaps one of the most Interesting
pictures shown In Pathe for a long
time In the bombardment of the
Turkish fleet which took place off Se
bastapol not long ago. If you're In
terested In the way a sea war works
don't miss this film. At the Orpheum
tonight, prices aB usual.
SPY USES CHIMNEY 8MOKE.
A French papers gives the story of
Bmoko from a chimney being employed
to give Information to the enemy. The
members of a battalion of French In
fantry that had moved Into a well
covered country and thought them
selves concealed were Inundated with
shells. The ofllcers were astonished
at the accuracy with which these shells j
were delivered and sought to find out
who was giving signals to the enemy.
In a farm house at no great distance
from the battalion a German, dis
guised as a peasant, was found seated
before a chimney In which was a great
wood fire. The pseudo-peasant was
alternately rising and lowering a
chimney cover or screen, which caused
the smoke to come from the chimney
in long or short puffs as he desired.
While doing this he looked through a
window upon the field where the
French battalion was performing its
evolutions. These signals, which had
been agreed upon between the spy and
the enemy, readily informed the Ger
FRIDAY, 8ATURDAY and
October 29, 30 and 31.
Saturday Matinee at 2:30 p. m.
IN SIX REELS
A Famous Players' Picture
Featuring the Noted Actor
In the Most Thrilling and Dra
matic Human Interest West
ern Story Ever PIcturlzed
A MOVING PICTURT TREAT
Prices?10c and 15c.
Two Shows?7:30 Sharp and 9
COMING?Robt. Edeson In "Call
or the North"?flvo reels by
The Famous Players.
mans of the movements of the little
troop. On discovery of this stratagem
the false peasant was arrested and
Two hundred large Interior mink
skins matched In sets at reduced mar
ket rates. Inquire at Wills' store.
The new drink fountain at Hill's
Drug Store Is ready to serve you with
hot or cold drinks. Comfortably up
holstered booths for accommodation
of customers. ..10-21-tf
Rough Dry?55c per dqfc
Flat Work?50c per d<ft.
THANE STEAM LAUNDRY
Phone 175 7-28-tf
to those, only, who require pure,
clean food, properly and pal
and a good stomach are aynon
omous. These two conditions
of the body can be maintained
by eating only such wholesome,
sanitary food as we serve.
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suits see H. S. Graves the CLOTH
ING MAN. He can save you money.
133 Front Street. 28-29-30.
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This the weather for Mackinaws and Overcoats.
Our iine is complete. We have a full line of Men's
All-wool Lnderwear, either in the two-piece suits
or union-suits. ? ? e ? ?
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Shoes, and you will have
the satisfaction of being
not only well dressed but
properly dressed as well.
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