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QUESTION OF DROPS. IT la becoming atom and nvav evident N I that lro: ?" iro doomed. Lvenamoog M oculists tfto oso of drugs In tho rum ination at the eye* tor glasse-i is passing. M Significant of (his fact la tho reply made ? ! In the Philadelphia (Pa.) Kveuing Tele- ? I graph by Dr. L. K. Hirshbrrg. of John 5 j Hopkins Coucgo. to an inquiry. The doe- D toranawera variou.v questions, guar rally M of a medical character. In a special column I publi.-hed la a syndicate of papcrv Fran B this column, the following Question ur>! f& answer are quoted: "Can eyeglasses be fitted as well ? w i t h. jtdrope as with, generally apeak - "Very much better without drops, if specialists would only realise it. The eyes must oe kept tcctotally dark be tween each lens-test. and the tret fl must be made patiently, out quickly. The various 'atropine' drops arc re- ? sporeible for so many mistaken made by the best ocutiata in fitting eyeglass Optometrists are trained specialists in I fl the testing of eyes without drops. | Robert SimDson | Optometrist and Optician H DOUGLAS. Not. 2.?There will be no basketball game at the Natatorium tonignt. but the Store and Mexican teams will play next Thursday night. Tho postponed Cyanide-Shops game will probably be pla>ed at the end of the season. The Ladles' League of the Congrc jalfonal church will open t .??.),? big bazaar on Thursday afternoon The doors will open again on Friday eve ning and the sales and games will close at midnight. The funeral of 10-year-old Thomas Anderson will take place from the Lutheran church at 11 o'clock to morrow morning. The Rev. Martin L. Larsen will officiate. The Douglas Island Labor Union held its regular meeting last night and an Initiation was held. We have confidence BOOSTING in Nyal'a Products OUR BELIEF ?that's why we unhesitatingly rec ommend thla meritorious merchandise to you. FOUR THOUSAND PAID BY CITY COUNCIL . DOUGLAS. Nov. 2.?Last night was pay-day with the City Council andj nearly $4000 was disbursed by the; city dads. Of this amount. $2000 was voted for the schools. An ordinance regulating second hand stores and1 pawn shops was Introduced and pass ed to the third reading. Reports of committees were heard and other routine work transacted. YOU FIRST You MUST BE SATISFIED You will be satisfied IF YOU USE Nyal Family Remedies, told on merit. Elmer E. Smith. Front St. Druggist. no new Developments IN THE CHRISTIE CASE DOUGLAS, Nov. 2.?Nothing new has developed In the Christie case in the past 24 hours, although every ef fort to find a trace of tho missing man has been made by the officers, both here and in Juneau. Countless theories have been brought forward as to the cause for the evident ab duction. but nothing has been learn ed. The public and tho officials are as much in tho dark over the case now as they have been since the first news of Christie's disappearance was given to the public by The Empire last night. EXPERIENCE TEACHES You to get Best Merchandise at best prices in this store. Why go elswhere? Elmer t. Smith. Front St Druggist. I appreciate your patronage. TREADWELL, Nov. 2?The Tread well bowling team deefated the Elec trical department team last night on the local alleys by 38 pins. The score was: Tread well. 2174; Electrical de partment. 2136. The next game will be on Thursday night between the Mexican and Ready Bullion teams. Next Thursday afternoon at 3:45 o'clock. Dr. G. F. Midford will de liver another lecture on first aid work at the fire hall. The first aid team that competed at San Francisce will illustrate the lecture and as the lecture is open to the public a large crowd is expected will attend. 1 1 i i I i 1 i 1 I 1 I I I I I I I 1 i i 1 1 MM' W. E. CAHILL AWARDED "SAFETY FIRST" PRIZE TREADWELL, NaT, 2.?W. E. Ca awarded the $2G prize given each quarter by the safety committee /or tbo best suggestion tor safeguarding the lives of the men working at Treadwell. Hie suggestion is that all explosives be pat in red wrappors so that it will be easier to distinguish a stick of powder in a cut hole or in a pile of rock. In the past all explo sives have been done up in yellow wrappers, and accidents havo occur red on account of their col bolng seen. The Safety Committee gives a prize of $26 each quarter for the best "Safety l'lrst" suggestion each three months. Ladies of Douglas: Look in the Or phcum window, it will interest you and will Interest the Orpheum. Mm. ATTENTION MOTHERS $$?$$$$ m$$$$ **?-?$ $ $ $ ? - g ? ? $ DOLLARS FOR YOUR BABY $ % 5 $ I want the photo of your $ I baby, In order to enter it into $ $ the contest Mondav, November $ $ 8th, to 14th Iniclufclve. $? $ These few dollars may mean $. % something big to the boy or girl $ $ In after year*; with just a little $ $ added from time to time. Ask $ $ any banker how these small $ $ amounts grow, and watch the $ $ little tots grow. $ A bank account for the three $ $ most popular babies. Come ar.d $ $ enter your baby In our Popular $ $ Baby Voting Contest?250 babies $ $ wanted. $ $ Everybody ic entitled to one $ $ vote each day for the Week. $ $ Yours very truly, $ $ ELMER E. SMITH, $ $ The Frort St. Druggist $ $ $ t<ttftilt 31 333 13 3$S$S$S$ - - -. ROAD FUND CASE WILL BE APPEALED Attorney J. G. Held stated today that when the time come for the ap peal of the case of Sulver et al vs the Territorial Treasurer, hu will ar gue the matter orally in tbfe Circuit Court at San Francisco. This case will probably he closed in the lower court In the near fu ture and notice of appeal wili be filed at once whichever '"ay the' decision of this court may go. J. H. Cobb is retained as attorney for the Territory in this connection, and also intends to present his argumont to the Cir cuit Court orally. OLE JOHNSON HURT. Olc Johnson was brought to St. j Ann hospital In tho Burford auto to day from Salmon Creek, with his foot painfully cut by a misguided axe. S. A. MacConnell expects to leave soon for LaTouche. where he has ac cepted a position. Ho will be accom panied by Mrs. MacConnell. They have been staying at the New Cain. : : i 1 I 111 IM 1 1 1 1 1 111 1 1 1 1 11 1 1 1 1 -i f CITY BAR j t r=i dodglas r=i j: ? Phone Orders Promptly J; % Attended to 11 I PHONE 5-4 :: ? p THE f fI ROYAL GRILL A Flr*t Class Restaurant When In Douglas take your meals with as. We serve the best of every thing the market affords. Open All Hours DOUGLAS ? ? ? ALASKA ' Douglas Fish 8 Ice Co, ORDERS TAKES 8 DELIVERED City Wharf 5J, Phone 407 j CARLONE & MARZIK Ladies' and Gentlemen's Tailor Have just received 2000 Samples of Fall and Winter Goods ST. ASSAV. Phase 79 DOCGLAL I II III I III I 111 II 11 II I I I I ! I 1 ;; Money Saving Opportunity;; In order to dispose of our surplus stock of Fall i: ::styles in Ladies' Goats, Suits, Gowns, kiats and Mil-::' :: linery we will give a Genuine Closing Out Sale on tfiese ?? :: articles, Bering the Juneau public unprecidented ^15 ADC A IMQ? 'Wednesday, Thursday, Friday ::, j: dAKIjAIINo! and Saturday Only. t t / ::! " ~i I " j 1 COATS | " A swell line of ladles' coats. In ~ Corduroy. Tweed and Mixtures, " colors: French Blue, Navy. Green *| and Brown; have to be seen to ~ 'j? appreciated. VAL- cnn r/\ X UES UP TO JSAy.DU I BARGArScB $9.60 EXTRA nrv A TC :: special lA/AIi An extra special offering of the I! Very latest in Coats; Zibellne, II Chinchilla cloth and Tweeds; Col "" ors Brown. Green. Navy and black I! ? 529.50 t EXTRAORDINARY BARGAINS I $14.70 SUITS A splendid line of Ladies' Suits in Serge, French Poplins and Tweeds, Entire balance to be closed out. Colors; Navy, Black and Mixtures. ?ltS8 545.00 If $24.90 Woo! Dresses A very nice line of Indies' Wool Dresses, in Serge and Poplins. Col ors; Navy, Brown. Garnet and ST. ?uf 519.50 TO CLOSE OUT $8.75 SILK GOWNS I A stylish line of plain and fancy * trimmed silk gowns, for afternoon 1 and evening wear, in Crepe De * Chine, Chormeuse, Taffeta and . Poplin. Colors: Navy, Tan, Pink, ' Black, Green, Gray, Lavendar, ? Light Blue. VAL- C9A Hfl ? UES UP TO J5dv.Ul/ ? .te S16.65; Trimmed Hats |; The entire balance of our stock ? of trimmed hats without regard to ! cost, each, ; To Close Out SI; FEATHERS =i Fancy feathers of all kindstrt op ! VALUED UP TO ISI.ZD ; To Close Out 25c ; Daring the progress of This *ale we will not offer any two :: \ Gowns alike. Come early as there are some of the articles of:: i r which we have only a few. \ ? ? ? I! .-in 11 m 1111 m i m m n i n m n i m i m i n m 1 m 1111 m i n : in i 111; m; m m-h EXTRA SPECIAL! RAINCOATS! RAINCOATS! RAINCOATS! Ye have purchased 400 I aincoats of a prominent manufacturer at a big discount and ? P n offer same to the trade at a big saving. F P P. P P THREE DAYS SALE ONLY I THURSDAY FRIDAY AND SATURDA :: Ladies'and Men's CA A|J : j S7.50 Raincoats . . : ; :: Ladies and Men's ff C ACS ^ :: S9.00 Raincoats . . : ;; Ladies' and Men's Gf f C : " S10.00 Raincoats ? . I90?0e$ ; -k 111 MI i ii 111 m 11111 in n i i'H m 11 in i Ladies' and Men's CO Si2.50 Raincoats . . Ladies' and Men's ff Q QP \ & 15.00 Raincoats . . :: Ladies' and Men's C11 QC ?? S18.00 Raincoats . . cJ :: Ifi; 1111:11; 11 h mm mi 1111 m-m immii i ih-h Don't Forget the Date. ?H"l I 1 I I1! I I M M 1 1 ! 1' I I I I 11 ' I 1 I 1 1 II I I I I 1 III' l l II 1 I 1 1 I See Window Display for Values | Special Prices on Children's Raincoats Goldstein s Emporium = EVERYTHING FOR EVERYBODY a ? mc Special Prices on Boys' Raincoats HOLZHEIMER TO REPORT ON POWER OF ASSEMBLY AS AMICUS CURIAE Judgo Robt. W. Jennings this morn ing appointed W. A. Holzheimer as amicus curiae to examine the law, prepare a brief and report to the court his findings on the law as to the power of the Alaska legislature to reduce the crime of selling liquor to Indians from a felony to a misde meanor. Tho action was taken when Attor ney O. A. Tucker appeared in court and asked that sentence be imposed upon Henry Hansen, convicted of; Belling liquor to a native, under the; act recently passed by the Alaska leg islature, and not under the Federal statute. The former makes tho crime a misdemeanor, subject to Jo.il sen tence nnd fine, and the latter makes It a felony, Bubject to imprisonment In the penitentiary. Sentence of Hansen was deferred by the court until ho shall have re ceived a report from the amicus cu riae. CABLE INSPECTED. The U. S.-army cablo was carefully examined by officers of the cableship Burnslde near Sitka yesterday, tho Inspection consuming several hours. At noon communication was inter rupted, but the cable was joined again it 9 o'clock last night and the Burn uldc is now on her way to Seattle. C. P. R. SHIPS TO SAIL ON THURSDAY8 AFTER THIS After this week the Canadian l'ad He liners will sail from Juneau for tho South on Thursdays Instead of Fridays. The Princes Sophia, due ibis evening from the South aud to mil for tho South Friday morning, ivill bo the last ship to sail on Frl iays. Hereafter, also during the winter, :he Canadian Pacific will havo only wo sailings a month Instead of one jvery week as in the past. Tho Prin :ess Sophia will be continued on the ?oute for a time, and she may later 3o succeeded by tho Princess May tor i few trips. The Princess Alice has >een withdrawn for tho season, hav ng made her last trip last week. ViAJOR DAVIDSON TO SUCCEED LIEUT, KUNZIG The Secretary of War has deslgnat >d Major Peter W. Davidson, United States infantry, to succeed Lieut. ?unzlg on the Alaska Board of road iommlssloncrs, and ho will arrive in Uaska sometlmo this month to as lume his new duties. Col. W. p. Richardson, president of he commission, will meet Major Dav dson at San Francisco next week leforo he leaves that city for the 2ast. Major Davidson has spent two yeairs n Alaska, one of which was as reg- 1 mental adjntant of the22d Infantry lit 1 ?"ort William H. Seward. : t , , FOUND?Pair eye glasses in case. 1 >wner can have by identifying- and 1 iay for adv. Empire. J. S 11-1 1 - ? ., . i We Recommend That You Use 1 ^ v "93"HairTonic ! Elmer E. Smith, Dougiac ( ++*++*++***+++** + ?] * COURTHOUSE NOTES + * * ? + ++++w+++ +++ + + *+ R. F. Hawkes has sold a tract 01 land In the Casey Shattuck addition to Leroy Moyer for a consideration i of $1,800. E. S. Hewitt has purchased from Bert Sperry a houso on Main and Sev enth streets for a consideration or $3600. Joo Wilson has received from the Alaska-Gastlnoau company $450 for a right of way for electric transmis sion lines over the Springfield lode near Juneau. Gu8 Mcsscrschmldt has fllcd notlc< of location of a tract of land on the beach Just beyond the Russian ceme tery which he claims for residence purposes. Cecil H. Clcgg of Fairbanks has been granted a notary's commission. ? HARDWARE STORES WILL CHANGE BUSINESS HOURS On and after Monday, Nov. 8th, 1915, the following stores will open for business at 8 a. in. and close at 6 p. m. and will remain open on Sat urday evenings until 8 p. m. only. C. W. YOUNG CO., JUNEAU HARDWE. CO., ALASKA SUPPLY CO. (ll-2-5t) LIBRARY MEETING NOTICE. Notice is hereby given of the quar terly meeting of the Library Ass'n to be held Thursday evening, Nov. 4, of the City Hall. Several matters of importance including tho election of a president are to be taken up. Ev eryone Interested in tho library and the "association, and all members of the association are urged to attend. MRS. R. E. ROBERTSON. Sec'y. (ll-2-3t.) 8T0P! LOOK!! LISTEN!!! As you pass on Seward St. Wo in vito you to stop in to the JUNEAU MUSIC HOUSE and hear tho latest records played on tho Edison, Victor and Columbia phonographs. You will realize that it will bo worth while an it may interest you. And you aro welcome at any time to hear any record of your own choice?as all the great artists can bo heard at the JUNEAU MUSIC HOUSE. ll-2-2t GOING SOUTH. Owing to poor health must sell at once the elegant furniture of my four room flat all together, or by the piece. Colonial dining suite, buffet, extension table and six leather seated chairs, two or three rugs and art squares, good linoleum, massive dresser ind chlffanler to match, brass bed, Spanish leather couch, two auto-seat -ockers, Circassian bed room suite con sisting of Colonial bed, dresser and triple-mirror dressing table, bedding, 'act everything goes at a sacrifice; flat 'or rent Gustaffson's apartments, 3otd street, near Moose hall. 11-1-tf Your feet will take care of hemselves in our Goodyear ! IVelt shoes. B. M. BEIIRENDS : HERRON TO START REPUBLICAN PAPER8 SEATTLE, Nov. 2. ? Chairman of the Republican committee Charles E. Herron Is a northbound passenger on the Admiral Evans which sailed from hero yesterday afternoon, and is en route to Anchorage. Before leaving here Mr. Herron stated that he con templates the establishment of sev eral newspapers In Alaska and is go ing north to look over the Held. Juneau booking on the Admiral Ev ans included: S. O. Fisher, B. Simpson, Mrs. R. Brown, William Maloney, Rachael Druwm, George Kern and W. P. Lloyd. The steamer has 51 passengers in all and capacity cargo of freight. STOCK QUOTATIONS. SEATTLE, Nov. 2.?No stock quo tations were published hero today. Yesterday's Quotations. Yesterday's closing quotations In cluded the following: Alaska Qold 32, Chino 53%, Ray 26%. Utah Cop per 73%. Copper metal closed at 18%. Martin & Robinson expects to leavo tonight for Sitka, whoro he may stage Pinafore or Queen Esther in the near future. Emmott Furman of Soward was ? a southbound passenger on the Alameda yesterday and is on his way to Spo kane, where he will enter Gonzaga College. A farewell dinner was given in his honor by the students of the Soward High School on the eve of his departure. Fresh Petersburg shrimps Just re ceived.. A dainty morsel. None bet ter. Try them. Nice for refreshments at lunchton parties. Morris Fish Mar ket, 112 2nd St., phone 199. 11-1-tf Best by test of wear and ser vice our $3.50 Boyer at. B. M. BEHKENDS CO. 25-tf . < ? ? o Eastern, Corn Fed " o ?:= r <? ;i Fresh Meat ii o ?? O o <> ?? ? o < ? i> ? ;; Home Killed Chickens 11 3> AND <? ) * Fresh Home Made Saosu^e J J ; J Erery Day \ J 4 * < ? :: Independent Market i: \ I JULIUS RHEINBERGER, Prop. ! [ o PHONE 119 o < > < > Watches, Diamonds Jewelry, Silverware IJ.Sharick^: Jeweler end OptlcUo A. Grceabaum returned this morn lng from Southwestern Alaska. He arrived oh the Dolphin, having loft the Alameda at Skagway. Mrs. Jolin P. Walker, wife of tho supervisor of Alaska surveys Is ox pected to urlve In Juneau some time this month from Roanoke, Va. The Empire guarantees us adver tisers the largest circulation of any newspaper In Alaska. ??? Fur trirrmlngs for ladles' dresses. Big assortment at W. H. Cass's. tf Every day a holiday for your feet in our Hanan Goodyear Welt shots. B. M. BEHRENDS Co. 25-tf [a real snap!i CUT CARPETS X' fl '1' | ?* isa y s - ? j a - -? eXlt Many different patterns to select from. These carpets ? stand far above the general run of carpets offered else- <> where at the>r regular price- They come in rich Velvets, ? Body Brussels., Tapestrys, Axminsters. Made to fit any size ? room with hand sewing and carpet pr.pe:: included, at a dis- % * count of 25% ? $1.25 Yd., 8 wire Tapestry, NOU 93%c YD. ? : $1.50 Yd., 10 wire Tapestry, NOW $1.12?/2 YD. % !$2.20 Yd-, Body Brussels, NOW $1.65 YD. % $1.70 Yd., Axminister, NOW $1.22 ft YD. % $1.25 Yd., Velvet, NOW $ $ .93% YD. t $1-35 Yd., Velvet, NOW $1.01 % YD. t $1.70 Yd., Velvet, NOW $1.27 & YD. ? B. M. BEHRENDS CO, Inc. I "? ' '