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LYRIC DOUGLAS WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY D-c. 29?30. First show, 7:30: second 9:00. SCHUBERT FEATURE In Five Acts | Featuring Barbara Tennant and ? O. A. C. Lund. This is a story 8 of old New York in the Puritan | period. Beautiful scenes, splen 8 did photography, and an All ? Star cast. I "DETECTIVE DAN CUPID." a Funny Nestor Comedy A Six Reel 8how for 10 and 15 certs. ? ?? ?! DOUGLAS UNDERTAKING PARLORS H. V. SULLY. Propr. Funeral director and licensed | emb&lmer. Lady attendant. Phone 82. Front St., Douglas ?* * ????????????????? * FOR SALE. <? * Two story house on 50-foot +1 * lot. In saloon limit. Front St.. ? + Douglas. A bargain. + * NICK DA0TZINOVICH. ? +? * ?> + + + + * + + + + + * + + + <??:? + ? + OLYMPIA OYSTERS + + FRESH + + Served directly from the shell + + to you. Any style + + DOUGLAS GRILL. Front St. + * V + + + + + 0 + + + * + * + MILLY CARLONE THE MERCHANT TAILOR Cleaning, pressing and repairing a specallty. First elasa work | guaranteed. We call and deliver, phone 70. St. Ann Ave.. Doug'as p p the * p ROYAL GRILL A First Class Restaurant When in Douglas take your meals with us. We serve the best of every thing the market affords. Open All Hours DOUGLAS ? ? ? ALASKA An Eie&ric Motor For lonr Row Boat In 3 sizes, /2. 1, and 1% horse power. Runs on storage batteries ?clean, powerful, simple? much cheaper than any other form of power. For catalogue and full par ticulars, see or write K. Lawrence, Douglas. + : + FREE MOVING PICTURES EVERY NIGHT From 7:30 to 10:00 O'clock 3UTTE BAR - - DOUGLAS + 4 j CITY BAR | X r=1 DOUGLAS n=t o ? Phone Orders Promptly ;; Attended to 31 PHONE 5-4 ? < > + ? F. J. JEROME "Triple 0" Douglas, Alaska ?? ? Gas Boat Tillicum WILL LEAVE FOR WARM SPRINGS BAY E*wy Tuendny Mominy at 8 O'clock from the City Dock In Janeao and from L'o ^la.^ City Dock. Pmaaensars a Freight PHO.VE DOUGLAS S-5 START FOUNDATIONS Work started today on the foun dations for The'Empire Building on Main Street. A crew of men was started pouring the concrete In the forms. This work has been held up by the freezing weather. The Empire prlnut more papers and has by a long way the most regular paid subscribers of any newspaper in Alaska. **? 1 AFTER XMAS Comes the "Happy New Year." For your Cards, Gifts, Etc. Qo to GUY'S DRUG STORE,', Opposite P. 0. Douglas. f - ?f ISLAND NEWS NOTES ? if**1 rr~*~l ! DOUGLAS. Dec. 30.?Dr. R. C. Mathls left last night for Chichagoff, , where he intends to spend ten days or two weeks attending to profession al business. A team from the Ready Bullion Mill and' a team from the Boiler Shops at Treadwell. bowled last night for a wager df a supper to be served at Ju- I neau, the losers to pay for the entire [ spread. The Rchdy Bullion team won. the score being 2303 to 2246 in their favor. The personnel of the teams was as follows: For the Boiler Shops, Norman Worth. Frank Dutton. Henry Stevenson, John Gameau and J. L. Ktnbatd. For the Ready Bul lion. Coe Allen, Wm. Anderson, John Brahm. Mike Gaveril and Herbert Schuman. Tho Treadwell Club is making great preparations for fhe New Year's Ball to be given tomorrow night. The floor is being smoothed and waxed, i refreshments are being arranged for, and such other steps taken as will Insure a general good time to those urho attend. It will be free to .the pub Tic. Miss Ruth Umstead. a member of the Senior class of the Juneau High School, gave a swimming party to several of the Juneau High School students last evening at the Natator ium of the Treadwell Club. The par ty returned to Douglas early, and spent the remainder of the evening at Miss Umstead's home,, the Con ' gr^ational Parsonage, where they in dulged in games of various kinds and refreshments were served. Take-White Pine Cough Syrup for that cough. ELMER E. SMITH. The Front street Druggist, Douglas. 12-29-tf. 1 j v - - u CHARLES SKUSE (S PRIZE WINNER ON "ELECTRICAL" ESSAY Charles Skuse. a High School boy from Mendenhatl, today was voted to : have written the best essay on the ' subject. "The Modern Application of Electricity In the Home," and will re j ceive the prize of $20 which the Alas | ka Electric Light & Power Company ; offered. Miss Bess Orchard's essay was a close second. There were five contestants from tho High School. In the grade contest, four pupils wrote essays on "Cooking By Electric ity," and that written by Don Case was judged to be the best. The prize is an electrical Btove, valued at $10. The essay of Beatrice Hanson was second. The Judges were Mlqj Lass, a pub lic school teacher. Supt. L. D. Hender son, principal of schools, and E. C. Jameson of The Empire. Grading was based on composition and thought NEY YEAR'S SERVICES Service will be hold In Trinity Church, beginning at eleven o'clock o. m.. New Years' Eve. closing at the beginning of the New Year, when all in attendance will join in prayer. A general and most cordial welcomo Is extended to all. Rev. Christian will make appropriate remarks during tho course of the service. At this season Trinity Church is prettily dressed in holiday garb, and the impresslveness, the charm and beauty of the Episco pal service Is of deep significance. EXERCISES GIVEN The children of the Catholic Par ochial school last evening gave their Christmas program before a crowded house In the K. of C. Hall. The lit tle playlets were excellent and all of the Individual recitations and songs were very good. The whole program showed the weeks of careful train ing which the children have been giv en by their teachers. SENATOR COMING NORTH Hugh 0. Weir, of the Pacific Coast Company, announced today that the steamer Senator will leave Seattle about the 3rd of January with a car go of general freight and explosives. She will call at Southeastern Alaska points only. YourOpportunity To Save Step in and see our fine Line of Gold Handled Umbrellas Silver Handled Umbrellas Gold Watches Watch Fobs and Chins Diamonds Watch Charms Fraternal Embiems Cuff Buttons Collar and Cuff Sets Laval iers Stick Pins Necklaces . Bracelets Alaska Old Ivory Nugget Jewelry Silverware ~" Cut Glass Pyralin Ivory YOU WILL BE TREATED RIGHT Pan! Bloedhorn JEWELER Front -Street Douglas i 1 i ORPMEUM THEATRE Thursday and Friday, Dec. 30 and 31. First show 7:30; second, 8:45. Admission 10 and 25 conts. The Wolf 6 PARTS and Coming Sunday, a Broadway Star Feature and Charley Chaplin. FLEMING COPPER PROPERTY LOOKS LIKE A WINNER E. E. Fleming, head of a company which has uncovered what looks like a rich copper mine four miles from Plnta Bay, and about 17 miles from Cblchagoff. returned at noon today to the mine, on the launch Oagny. Mr. Fleming brought some fine spec imens of copper ore here and de clared today that a rich vein 25 feet In w.'dth and traceable for 3,000 feet had been discovered. Stewart Flem ing is in charge of the development work, and a large crow Is being em ployed. G. K. GILBERT0GET8 EMPIRE BUILDING PLUMBING CONTRACT G. K. Gilbert was awarded the con tract today for Installing the heat ing plant and doing the plumbingf'for the Empire Building that Is bolng erected by B. M. Behrends at the i corner of Second and Main Streets, i The contract price was 31,630. Other bidders were the Juneau Heat ing Company, 31,631. and Marshall and Newman, 31.875. LAYING' WATER MAIN A large force of men under the di rection of Superintendent George Ztogler are working on the Wlllough by Avenue wator main. The main will be laid under tho street starting from Front and Main Streets. It will be a stx-lnch main for part of the distance and four-Inch the rest of tho way. Eire hydrants have been ordered by the city and will be Installed along tho street as soon as they arrlvo from the factor)'. FURNITURE ARRIVES The furnlturo for the new Arctic Rrotherhood Hall arrived on one of the recent boats and will be placed In the building tomorrow. With the placing of the furniture the building will be entirely completed with tho exception of a few minor Jobs for tho carpenters and painters. The spring board for the tank has not arrived yet It was necessary to order it from Seattle as no suitable board could be obtained In Juneau. AMERICAN SUBMARINE CHASERS BEING TESTED AND SHIPPED OVER OCEAN NEW YORK. Dec. 30.?The "sklm mlug dishes" or "mosquito" boats which the Allies are using to capture German submarines are being tested and shipped. Over 300, representing about $3,000,000, are under contract here. They are about 60 feet long, 10 feet beam and 2 feet 10 inches draft; develop 525 horsepower in 3 Independent engine units. They have conning toward forward, machine guns and double rudders for quick man oeuverlng. They develop about 30 miles per hour and they can be hoist ed on deck of a battleship. ? ? ? ~ NO PROHIBITION ELECTION IN OHIO FOR TWO YEARS COLUMBUS. Ohio. Dec. 30.?It is almost certain that there will not be a re-submission of the issue of state wide prohibition to the voters until 1917 unless thro should develop such a groundswell of sentiment that the leaders will be powerless to stem the tide. At this time, clever generalship is being used to put the prohibition mind in shape for a two years' de lay. AEROPLANE BATTLESHIP IS NOW ACCOMPLISHED BUFFALO. Dec. 30.?An "aeroplane battleship." so long regared as an engineering impossibility, is being built at the Curtlss plant at Buffalo. Many of Its parts are already finished. It is to be approximately six times the size of tho America. The weight of this machine if 21,450 pounds, or more than ten tons. The span of wings is 133 feet and length over all is (8 feet. DIAMOND SHIPMENTS TO AMERICA STOPPED NEW YORK, Dee. 30.?The con fiscation by a British criuscr of a parcel post package containing $480, 000, in concealed diamonds, on board a boat bonnd from Rotterdam to Cop enhagen, has ended a scheme which has allowed $5,000,000 worth of dia monds to be smuggled into the United States from Antwerp by parcel post Parcels which usually were mailed at Amsterdam went to Rotterdam, thence to Copenhagen and placed on a boat for the United States. Prosperity in America has caused a heavy demand for diamonds, so that those smuggled Into this country have not affected the market. In a recent week impor tations of precious stones from Am sterdam and London at New York wove thirty times what they were In tlii same week a year ago. Considerable Pedigree.' Lc4y?Is this a pedigreed dog? Dealer?Pedigreed? Why, if that dog could talk he wouldn't speak to either of us!?(Tit-Bits.) All persons having bills against Goldstein's Emporium will please pre- ? sent same Friday, Dec. 31, as our fis :al year ends that day. 12-30-lt I DO YOU KNOW? j| 1 > flHBBHBBHBBHBnHBHHBRBM <1 ' < ? - ^ > \; JUNEAU HAS THE BEST i; i I: Tailor Shop in Alaska::' I: ITS ii| ii Irving Co., Inc. ii ; I FRONT AND MAIN STS. I j CHICAGOANS TO BUILD NEW YORK SHOW HOUSE j ?*? NEW YQRK, Deec. 30.?A Chicago Syndlcato has an option on the site of tho Now York Railways car bams la Eighth street, New York, and in tends to build r. show house to sup plant Madison Square Qardons. It wll have a seating capacity of 15,000". and between 25,000 and 30,000 for conventions. Imedlatc expenditures to the amount of 14,000,000 are planned PETERSBURG FISH COMPANY TO OPERATE EXTENSIVELY PETERSBURG, Dec. 24.?According to a letter received by tho Report this week from Nels Nelson, who has been transacting business in the Puget Sound cities- for several weeks past, tho Glacier Fish Company of Tacoma, are evidently satisfied with the ex perimental trial of buying and ship ping fish from Petersburg, and arc no\V ready to take up tho business very much moro extensively.?(Pet- ? ersburg Report) * * COURT NOTES 1 ? Auto Cold A bill of Bale was filed this morn ing from Perry E. Jackson to the Al aska Supply1 Company for a one-ton Signal truck. The consideration wan named at $900. Demurs To Petition Mrs. Josephine Hansen, adminis tratrix of the estate of Hans P. Han sen, de:ea8Cd, through her attorney, A. W. Fox, today filed a demurrer to the petition of her daughter, Mrs. Marie Franks, for a partitioning of the estate. The reasons set forth in the demurrer are, "That the petition does not show sufficient cause and Is not specific," and "That the court has no Jurisdiction in the matter." Deputy Has Trip Deputy J. L. Manning was called to the Perseverance Mine this morning by telephone to arrest a supposedly insupe man. Upon arriving there Mr. Manning found that tho wan was on ly suffering from the effects of too much Christmas. No arrosts wore! made. ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCED At a luncheon given this afternoon ? at tho home of Mr. and Mrs. Ike Soworby, at which twenty young la-! dies were present, the engagement of; their daughter, Miss Alama Sowerby,' and Mr. Kenneth C. White was an-! nounced. The wedding will take place [ in the early spring. Everybody reads The Daily Empire. * + HOSPITAL NOTES I I ? ? Dr. L. O. Sloane this morning per formed an operation on C. E. McMil ler for hernia and varicose veins. Tho operation took three and a half hours. The patient is resting easily. Miss Cora Spencer, who has been In the hospital under the care of Dr. Sloane left the hospital for her homo today. ALLMETAL WEATHERSTRIP8 ? CARD OF THANKS Juneau Lodge of Elks, No. 420, un reservedly tenders its sincero thanks to Professor Henderson, the teachers, and tho pupils who participated, in appreciation of the valuable assist ance they rendered in connection with tho Christmas tree entertainment given last Tuesday evening for the benefit of the chlldron of Juneau. Q. W. FOLTA, 12-30-11. Acting Secretary. ? ? ? MY CU8T0MERS I would very much appreciate If you will kindly return cocktail and horse radish bottles. 12-SO-tf. GRAFF. All pefsons having bills against Goldstein's Emporium will please pre sent same Friday, Dec. 31, as our fis cal year ends that day. 12-30-lt Corsage boquets on sale at Winter 4. Pond's Friday afternoon. 12-30-2t. C. D. Ralston Is a guest at the Oc cidental. II 11 COLLARS Done In the latest finish? There's no gloss on the collars that come from the '< Alaska Steam Laundry ? * ? MARINE NOTES ? + ? The Princess May Is due tonight from Vancouver, and Is booked to sail south Saturday. The Humboldt Is on her way to Seattle and from there w!ll to to San Francisco for overhaul. The AI-KI leaves Seattle tomorrow I night. The Alameda leaves Scattlo tonight | and will arrive Sunday evening. The Jefferson is due Sunday morn ing from Seattle, having left Seattle last night. The City of Seattle is duo from Seat tle Saturday. The Admiral Evans Is scheduled Southbound Monday. DR. CHAS. O. CARTER. Modern dontlstry In all branches, specializing In plate work, using the method of Dr. Sam'l 0. Supplee, of New York. Plates mado by tMs meth od will give absolute satisfaction ? phone 8. 11-22-tf | REMNANT DAYS I fee last Friday of each month is our Remnant Day. All Remnants and short ends of stock sold at exactly FRENCH IVORY Priced 1-3 Less The Regular Price Your choice of any Piece of IVORY at 14 Less The regular price GOLDSTEIN'S EMPORIUM 1 | "= EVERYTHING FOR EVERYBODY | . . A A A A /> A -% i A A ft rTVTTVTT * . > II #* AFTER HOLIDAY SALE > / j ?i l" 11 1-3 LESS REGULAR PRICE - i J 3 Pyralin and Parisian Ivory. Toilet Articles, Manicuring Sets, etc. Always useful, Al ways acceptable. I! 1-3 LESS REGULAR PRICE 33 Japanese Baskets, Plain in ;; assorted designs and Baskets ?' with China Plates and inter 33 woven with Brass. 33 1-3 LESS REGULAR PRICE 43 Genuine Meershaum and Am 33 ber Pipes $7.50, now $5.00. <? Genuine "Dunbar" English Pipes?$7.50 now $5.00. J 3 Genuine Meershaum and Am 3; ber Cigar and Cigarette Hold < > ers. Cigar and Cigarette 3> Cases. 1-3 LESS REGULAR PRICE 3 3 Libby's Cut Glass. This is ;; some bargain. You know j; what Libbys' Cut Glass is. !3 For Cash Only NOW that the Holidays are oyer, rather than packing up a good deal of our Holi day Stock we will offer it for sale at . 1-3 LESS legular P: rice Juneau Drug Co. Z. J. LOUSSAC, Prop. PHONE 2-5-0 Opposite Alaskan Hotel. 1-3 LESS REGULAR PRICE 33 ????????? Leather Goods of any descrip- <; tion. Ladies' Hand Bags, Toi- <; let Sets, Suit Cases, Gladstone ? 3 3 Bags, Collar Boxes, Portfol- < I ios, Writing Sets. <? 1-3 LESS REGULAR PRICE Gilt Bronze Clocks, Shaving Sets, Manicuring Sets in Pearl Hand-Painted Japanese Vases 33 German Beer Steins. J > 1-3 LESS REGULAR PRICE 33 ' Holiday Stationery ? This in- 3 3 eludes also ofcr regular box 33 stationery. 3 3 $1.00 BOOKS AT 67c. < ? 1-3 LESS REGULAR PRICE ;; Ivory-Bronze ? Will make any home look attractive. Smoking and Writing Sets, 33 Vases, Picture Frames, and Clocks.