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Gifts of Utility, Permanence and Beauty
Hold the Fullest Measure of Happiness For All ACCEPTABLE SUGGESTIONS: For Father SAFETY RAZORS RAZOR STROPS SHAVING BRUSHES FOLDING LUNCH BOXES UNIVERSAL LUNCH BOXES WITH VACCUM BOTTLE POCKET KNIVES I ELECTRIC READING LAMPS CARBIDE LAMPS HUNTING BOOTS HUNTING CAPS FINE TOOLS For Mother TABLE SILVERWARE SETS OF CHINA WARE BISSELS' CARPET SWEEPER ALUMINUM PERCOLATORS UNIVERSAL FOOD CHOPPER BREAD AND CAKE MIXERS SAVORY SELF-BASTING ROASTERS CARVING SETS ELECTRIC IRONS * ELECTRIC STOVES i ELECTRIC TOASTERS ELECTRIC PERCOLATORS For Sister ? > MANICURE SETS SCISSOR SETS HAND PAINTED CHINA NUT CRACKS AND PICKS PEN-KNIVES ICE SKATES ROLLER SKATES ELECTRIC CHAFING DISHES ELECTRIC GRILLS BOUDOIR LAMPS CHOCOLATE SETS TEA SETS For Brother 22-CAL. RIFLES * AIR GUNS ROLLER SKATES ICE SKATES KIDDO COASTERS SLEDS WATCHES POCKET COMPASSES FLASH LIGHTS POCKET KNIVES TOOLS j Make Mother's Gift Permanent ? A Monarch or Lang Range I A visit to our Furniture and Fancy China Depts. will Suggest Many Sensible and Useful Articles for the Home. I G. W. YOUNG COMPANY MANY NEW BOOKS ON LIBRARY SHELVES Miss Margaret Duncan Green, city librarian, announced today the receipt of the following books Just Indexed at the Public Library: Fiction?Johnson. Fortunes of Gar in; Wilson, Ruggles of Red Gap; Stringer. Prairie Wife; Rives, Shad ows of Flames; White, Grey Dawn; Bennett. Anna of the Five Towns; Balzac. Eugene Grandet; Porter. Michael O'Halloran. Drama?Maeterlinck. Mary Magda line, Monna Vanna Joyselle: Zangwlll, Melting Pot. Poetry?Arnold. Light of Asia. JuTenlle: Fiction? Cooper, Deer slayer. Pioneer y Pathfinder, Prairie, Last of the Mohicans; Flower. Grace Harlowe" College Series; Mulock. John Halifax Gentleman; Tomlinson. Scout ing With Daniel Boone: Yonge. Dove In the Eagle's Nest, Book of Golden Deeds. Biography?Girls Who Became Fa mous. A few of the Christmas stories In the Library?Christmas Ere on Lone some; Sonny.?A Christmas Guest; The Otherwise Man; The Blossom ing Rod; Christmas Every Day; Dick Ins Christmas Stories; Bird's Christ mas Carol. ? * * Personal Mention ? ? ? Marcus Remarly, a carpenter of Skagrway. Is In the city on a business trip and Is registered at the New Cain. Mrs. M. Cereller, of Skagway, ac companied by her daughter, arrived yesterday and ts registered at the New Cain. Mrs. Cereller Is the pro prietor of a store In the Northern city. Carl E. Johnson, of Haines, is a guest at the New Cain for a few days, having arrived yesterday from the north. E. E. Ralney. of Fort Seward. Is at the New Cain. Mr. Ralney Is connect ed with the Quartermaster's depart ment of the fort. John McLoughlln. James D. W1L Hams, Roy Ferguson and Torn Dunn, all former members of the Alaska ^ Gold Belt force, are at the Gastlneau. Carl Thompson, C. L. Durgan and Joe Hayes are recent arrivals at the Alaskan. HOSPITAL NOTES Mrs. M. S. Whitter. who has been confined for some time with typhoid fever Is greatly Improved and is en tirely out of danger. Charles Henset and George Simp kins are both out of danger and un less a relapse !s suffered will recov er in fine shape. REPLY BRIEF FILED J. H. Cobb, as attorney for E. Lang Cobb, plaintiff in the famous Seatter Tract case, yesterday evening filed a reply brief in the local land office. The officers of the land office are now In u position to examine the evidence submitted and to render their decision after which the loser has the right to appeal to the Commissioner of the General Land office, and If that falls they may appeal to the Secretary of the Interior, whose decision is final. INCREASE CAPITAL Llbby, McNeill & Llbby yesterday filed a notice of an increase of capltol stock from throe to five milion dol lars with the Secretary of Alaska. E. F. Smith, of Thane, is registered at the Gastlneau. Mr. and Mrs. V. A. Paine left yes terday on ihe Humboldt for Peters burg. They arc on their way to Kake where they will spend the Holidays. Mrs. K. J. McLean of the Alexan dria Apartments, Is expecting to de part on the Admiral Farragut for Se attle. Mrs. James York, of Sumdum. will leave Monday for her home. Mrs. York has been a guest at the home of Mrs. J. Rowe, of this city. Miss Vldl Spaulding, a pupil of the Juneau High School, expects to leave soon for her home in Hoonah. where she will spend the Holidays with her parents. ONE MORE WEEK Until Christmas. Have you decided on a Phonograph? Come in and see our new stock direct from the factory. The latest designs in Mahogany and Fumed Oak Cabinets. An Edison, Columbia, or Victor would be an Ideal gift. AM the records for all the ma chines all the time. 12-18-1L JUNEAU MUSIC HOUSE LOST ? 13-size gentleman's gold watch. "C. A. S." engraved on front case. Reward. Empire. 13-18-tf. COURT HOUSE NOTES The case of Schoenwald vs. Harry Bishop et al Is the next case to come to trial and will he taken up on Mon day morning. The members of tho regular Jury panel have been excused unt.'l Monday morning at 10 o'clock. Arguments on a motion in the case of A. G. Williams, doing business as the Katalla Produce Company, vs. W. G. Smith, the First National Bank of Katalla, et al, was heard this morn ing. Royal A. Gunnison appeared for the defendants and O. A. Tucker for the plaintiff. . . DEED FILED A deed from Earl E. Smith to H. 8. Worthen, as trustee, was filed yes terday In the commissioner's court. The consideration was named at $596.65 and the tract conveyed Is de scribed as a tract on Gastlneau chan nel one mile north of Juneau being ' 115 feet along the: beach and extend ing to the Government road. VALENTINE PAID LICENSE LONG AGO City Marshal Sllter reported to tho council last night that E. Valentine was the only merchant who had not ; paid his license fees to the city for 1915 but it was learned this morning ;that Mr. Valentin^had paid the license fee to Clerk Bell on December 2, and that the report made to the council was erroneous. FARRAGUT SOUTH SUNDAY According to wireless advices re i celved by the local office, the Admiral . Farragut will not be In until 8 o'clock tomorrow morning, southbound.taeoi tomorrow morning on her way south. , Among those who will leave on her for the south arc Frank Nevlll. Erik j Nelson. E. T. Carlson, and Mrs. K. : McLean. We have good roomB for the winter : months at reasonable prices. I 12.18-tf. ALASKAN HOTEL. A Christmas gift that will bo great ly appreciated Is a ton of good coal. Place your order now. for Christmas deliveries. 12-18-6t. FEMMER & RITTER, Phone 114 We have good rooms for the winter months at' reasonable prices. ! 12.18 tf. ALASKAN HOTEL. DIAMOND DRILLING I WILL START ON GOLD BELT PROPERTY ! A diamond drill crew will be put to I work on tho property of the Alaska 1 Gold Belt Mining Company nt once to ! I tako the place of the tunnel (Jrivlng, | crew which has been laid off on ac- ? | count of danger from slides, accord , lng to a statement given to The Em- 1 ; plre today _by A. B. Dodd the engineer ! i in charge of operations. "For "a small slide this one did more damage than any otae I ever saw," he said. ''It carried away a couple of tons of steel, the drill sharp enter and other machinery. It made matchwood of large timbers under the foundation of the blacksmith shop and tore the corrugated iron"into fine shreds." - According to the statement of Mr. Dodd the tunnel crew were Just about . to cut into the main ore body and rather than abandon the work entire. : ly, the diamond drillers will be put I to work. This can be done without ! the erection of more buildings, as the compressor was not touched by the slide, and without danger to the men. "If tho weather gets warm enough to take tho snow out of tho gulch, or If it turns cold and freezes, Mr. Dodd says he will Immediately start the tun nel crew again. SLIDE VICTIM BURIED. Funeral services for J. C. Byard, the victim of a rock slide at the Alas ka Juneau mine early in tho week, were held this morning from the Cath olic church at 10:30. The services were conducted by Rev. Father Ken nclley and interment was at the Cath olic plot of Evergreen cemetery. FERGUSON NOW SOLE OWNER OF BARROOM W. A. Ferguson bought the Interest of Fred Chapman in the Gormania Bar last evening and in the fu'uro will conduct the business in his own name. NEWSPAPER QUITS Tho Chltina Weekly Leader, pub lished at Cordova In the Interests of the interior terminal of the Copper River railro&d, has suspended publi cation and the camp is now without a newspaper. NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Bids will be received by the under signed until FTiday, 6:00 p. m., Dec. 24. 1915, for the building of The Em plro Building for B. M. Behrends Co. Plans and specifications may be seen at 113 Decker Bldg., after Monday, 12 m., Dec. 20, 1915. Tho owner re serves the right to accept and, or re ject all bids. 12-lS-6t. M. 8. SUTTON, Architect ? ? ? f Let us enhance the Yuletide felicity by filling up your coal bin. Fommer & Ritter. Phone 114. 12-18-6L GREETINGS Tho Juneau Fruit and Vegetable Market will bo pleased to preparo for you a basket of fruit from seventy five cents up. Nothing moro wel come. 12-18-tf. I The Empire is growing; get in and 1 ! grow with it. NIINL'TEEN BOWLERS DOING BEATTER THAN 150 IN TOURNAMENT + - Ijp until last night's games In the Elxs bowling tourney nineteen of the p n followers had averaged better than '50, and five of tho eight teams are doscly bunched for positions. No. 7, Leafgreen's, Is leading tho league, fol lowed by No. 2. Hensel's, No. 8, Jame son's and No. 4, Zlegler's, In tho order named. The teem averages for one series of three games, of the four aggrega tions iu the first division, aro as fol lows: Team Average Leafgreen's .759 Hensel's .754 Jameson's .746 Zlegler's .743 Individual Averages. The individual averages, over 150 pins, nro as follows: (Averages do not Include scores where players roll ed as substitute for other players.) Games Av. M. Snow 8 .176 L\ Hunter 9 .167 Leafgreen 16 .167 King ? 16 .166 M. Winn 9 .164 Kaser 11 .164 - Dickinson v 18 .162 . Lavenlk .*. 6 .162 Jameson 18 .162 Ziegler 18 .162 . StefTgen 13 .161 McLoughlin 9 .159 F. Smith 12 .158 J. R. Winn 14 .158 . Kohlepp 13 vl65 Jones 21 .163 R. B. Hunter 21 .153 Burton 6 .ifcl Hensel 14 .150 Winn Has High Score. Milton Winn's score of 237, made thrco weeks ago, Is the highest so far during the tournament, although Mc Loughlin and Kaser came nearly beat, ing tho mnrk. MINUS CAPTAINS, BOWLING TEAMS MAKE GOOD SCORES AT CLUB By a margin of 53 pins, Lucas' toara was defeated by Metcalf's team in the Elks bowling tournament lost night. In CapL Lucas' absence Farmer Mc Loughlln lead the squad and Petro vlch Hain was at the helm for the Metcalfltcs. Lavenlk got high score, of 198 and McLoughlln had high average, of 187. The scores were as follows: TEAM NO. 6. McLoughlln ...-. 180 170 180? 530 J. Snow 123 155 172? 450 J. Marshall 141 161 121? 423 F. Carroll 117 190 154? 461 Dr. Kaaer 169 141? 300 King 176 ? 176 Totals 737 835 768?2340 . TEAM NO. 1. Hain 175 124 151? 450 Barragar 158 179 181? 618 Lavenlk 147 198 122? 467 Burton 163 121 134? 418 White 146 128 160^? 484 Totals r. 789 750 748?2287 RECORDS FOR ALL MACHINES A fine selection by some noted ar tist whether Instrumental or vocal would make a nice Christmaa Gift tor them at the 12-18-1t. JUNEAU MU8IC HOU8E Floyd Gibson has returned from Chichagoff, where he has been work ing, and will resume his position in tho C. W. Young Company store. GREETINGS Tho Juneau Fruit and Vegetable Market will be pleased to prepare for you a basket of fruit from" seventy flvo cents up. Nothing more wel come. N ? 12-18-tf. RECORDS FOR ALL MACHINES*" A fine seledtion by some noted ar tist whether Instrumental or vocal would make a nice Christmas Gift for them at the 12-18-11. JUNEAU MUSIC HOUSE Place your plant and flower orders NOW with Winter &. Pond for Xmas delivery. 12-15-tf. Wo have good rooms for the winter months at reasonable prices. 12-18-tf. ALASKAN HOTEL. KENDRICK & FERTE Expert Sign Writers We Specialize on Show Cards. BARBER SHOPS Commencing 10:30 Christmas Eve. all the Juneau barber ahopa will be closed until Monday, Dec. 27. 18-1t "There is nothing iu a name," ob served the Sago. "Maybe not," replied tho Fool. "But it helps on a bank check."?Cincin nati Enquirer. + * + + *? + ? + ** + + ?+ + * + + * ? MARINE NOTES * * * ?Tho steamship Admiral Farragut will be in port at 8 o'clock tomorrow morning, southbound. The liner will bo returned to the Seattle-California run immediately. The Al-Ki leaves tonight from Seat tle and will arrive December 23. The City of Seattle is duo Monday at noon. The Jefferson loaves Seattle tonight . and is due hero Wednesday. The Georgia sails for Sitka at 12 o'clock tonight. The Northwestern leaves Seattle on Tuesday night, December 21, and will likely reach here late Christmas Eve. ONE MORE WEEK Until Christmas. Have you decided on a Phonograph? Come in and see our new stock direct from the factory. The latest designs In Mahogany and Fumed Oak Cabinets. An Edison, Columbia, or Victor would be an Ideal gift. All the records for all the ma chines all the time. 12-18-11. JUNEAU MUSIC HOUSE Sure I can do It before Christmas. Come and let me help you to select the bathtub, wash stand, sink, or wash tub, etc. SANITARY PLUMBING 114 Front Street, Tel. 2-7-3. "KABLER" are mild and fragrant cigars, manufactured in Juneau. 18-6t. "Kabler-Victoria" cigars are in great demand among good smokers. Manu factored in Juneau. 12.18-Ct. " The place to buy Good Candy is in a Candy Store" OnrC.nJi.sS.il Tk. Pl.?B I . s"';kKir.I TODR CANDY | THATS WHY T thc NBW CHOCO_ I ("THETISDIF- POT Y AT lates-ae FERENT" RvLIiil 60c lb. Sn &?*. TAYLOR CANDY CO., Inc. Hot Drinks, Lunches Phone 323 | P" 1" ? Flowers In Every Home in Juneau on Christmas Day Special Features New Christmas Baskets, Holly Miseltoe % Poinsettias and other Potted Plants Special Sale of Calendars NOW -ON! Mutter & pnnit (En.