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United States Deposits $100,000.00
Capital, Surplus and Undivided Profits over.. 100,000.00
UNITED STATES DEPOSITORY
OPEN SATURDAY EVENINGS UNTIL 8:00 O'CLOCK
THE FIRST TERRITORIAL BANK
Douglas, Alaska OF ALASKA 26 Front St., Juneau
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every floor, Including a ihower bath. Sanitary conditions perfect
Olnlng room In connection.
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BILL FOUNDED ON
Delegate Wickershuw's bill to give
Abulia control over tao school mut
ters ot the Territory, and tao "AlasKa
t uua," is bused 011 iiouso Joiut Me
morial l-\ iutroduced iu tue legislature
ioat April by Reprcseutauvu \v m. K
unit, ot Juneau. .Mention ot .Mr.
units memorial is made .u the WicK
crsnam out, which was introduced at
swismngton on Dec. 14.
it will oe rememoered by those who
followed the progress ot the legisla
ture that aiter tuo school bills were
unally passed by tho House, Repre
sentative Britt proposed the meiuor
lal in order to empnas.zc the import
unco of school legislation if congress
uullitled the bills relating to tho
schooi matters in Alaska. In other
words Representative Bntt's measure
was u final appeal to congress for leg
I islation looking to the solut.on of the
school problems in Alaska. The first
draft of the memorial was much wider
in Its scope than the one which dual
ly passed the house, it contained
among other things, u petition for the
control of the tlshcies by the legisla
ture, but after u thorough discussion
of tho mutter tho committee on edu
cation decidtfl to leave ovcrything
out exiept that which pertained to
schools, for fear it would not pass
The contents of tho memorial has
been tho subject of extensive corres
pondence between tho author and Del
egate Wickersham. The memorial as
It passed the Sonato and House, is as
The Britt Memorial.
In the House of Itcj rcaantr.tlves, By
Mr. Britt. liotiee Joint Memorial
No. 12, Territory o." Alaska, Second
To the Senate .and House of ucpresen
tutives of the United States of Am
erica. In Congress assembled:
Your Memorialists, the Legislative
assembly of the Territory of Alaska,
respectfully represent that?
The Act of Congress approved Ap
ril 24, 1912, entitled an Act to create
a Leg'slatlve Assembly In tho Terri
tory of Alaska, to confer legislative
power theron, and for other purposes,
"provides that the authority therein
granted to tho leg! datura to alter,
amend, modify and repeal laws In
force In Alaska shall not extend to
? ? ? "An Act to provide for the
construction and maintenance ot
roads, tho establishment and main
tenance cf schools, : nd the care and
support cf insano persona !n tho Dis
trict of Alaska, and for other pur
poses." (34 Stat., L. 192), and
WHEREAS, tho public schools es
tablished and maintained under the
said act of congress are the public
schools in Alaska for tho education
of white children and children of
mixed blood who lead a civilized life
residing outside of incorporated towns
In the Territory, and
WHEREAS, said schools are wholly
supported from nr.noys derived from
taxes on business and trade In the
Territory. and disburrcd through the
"Alaska Fund" In the UnitodStates
treasury (34 Stat.. L. 192. 35 Stnt C01.
an Act approved March 3. 1913).
which said "Alaska Fund" is entirely
without the control of this legislature,
WHEREAS, the welfare of the pub
lic i-chools. both within and outside
the incorporated towns cf the Terri
tory. Imperatively required that they
be co-operated and placed under one
general system, and
WHEREAS. It Is to the best Inter
ests of the Territory cf Alaska that
tho moneys composing the said "Alas
ka Fund" bo paid into the Treasury
of the Territory of Alacka and dis
bursed under the direction of the Tcr
rltor'al Legislature, as it of right
ought to be,
THEREFORE BE IT REsUuVED,
bv the Legislative Assembly of the
Territory of Alaska, that we do here
by earnestly and respectfully petition
the Senate and Hoire of Representa
vts of the United States of America,
'n Congrc-s nseemblcd, tlmt 'he Leg
'Mature of the Territory of Alaska be
tlven jurisdiction ever the schools
ibovo refcried to: *'mt the legisla
ture of the Territory of Alaska be
riven authority to alter, amend, modi
*y and repeal the lnws providing for
?a\os on business and tra-lcse In the
Territory, and that ihe mmoys com
posing the "Alaska Fund" he paid by
the clerks of the District courts Into
the treasury of the Territory of Al
aska to be disbursed under the'dlrec
tion of the Territorial Legislature,
and bo it
FURTHER RESOLVED, that a copy
of this memorial 1 ? rent to the Presi
dent of the United States, the Presi
dent of the United Slates Senate, the
Speaker of th? United States House
pf Representatives, and the Honorable
Tames Wlckersham, Delegate to the
House of Representatives from Alas
JUNEAU TO HAVE
BRANCH OF NOTED
COLLEGE OF MUSIC
The Northwestern College of Music
which has Its head college In Seattle
Is to open a college In Juneau and
the citizens and parents of this city
should bo congratulated upon having
such a well known institution come
here. The same advantages will be
offered to pupils In Juneau, Duoglas
and Trcadwell, as are given In the
Coast cities. This college has the
largest enrollment In the Northwest
and has branch colleges In all the
principle cities of the Pacific coast
and Canada. Prof. R. G. Wagner will
have direct charge of this branch, as
sisted by such competent Instructors
as Prof. F. Handlcy Wolls, Prof. Carl
ton J. Ostrander, and Prof. Jos. S. Kos
who will give personal instruction In
their respective departments, namely,
voice production. Piano, Violin, Man
dolin, Guitar, Harmony, Theory, tech
nique and history of music
For beginners and children a meth
od (will be introduced In Alaska for
the first time) which simplifies the
, teaching, making it a pleasure for any
one to study. This method has been
endorsed by the leading colleges and
conservatories of the world and makes
it possible for unyono to read and
play music upon any instrument in a
very short time.
"At Homes" will be givon, also Stu
dio recitals, for the purpose of pro
paring a pupil to perform before an
audience. In order to organize and
get started quickly a special scholar
ship rate will bo offered to the first
number of pupils to enroll, the regu
lar $75.00 courso consisting of nine
months will be offered at half cost,
payable on easy terms basis covering
a period of over half year. Pupils
will bo accepted from seven years of
age, thero will bo a department for
advanced students as woll as for bo
ginners and children; also a special
department for those who wish to tako
up teaching as a profession.
Tho studios will be open evenings
for those who are busy during the
day. Anyono desiring to learn and
play the Violin, mandolin, or Guitar, j
and do not possess an instrument of
their own, tho college will loan one
for home practice frco of charge. !
Piano practice can also be had free J
of charge. The reduced rates men-1
tioned above will bo given to a limit
ed number of pupils only, so it be
hooves those who are Interested to
act quickly and tako advantage of
this opportunity to get a musical edu
cation at such a nominal cost En
! rollmcnts for all subjects will com
mence at once. Teaching In all de
partments will begin on or about Jan.
25th. College prospectus and partic
ulars can be had upon application.
Suites 204-205 and 206 Seward build
ing. Front St. 1-15-lt
Olta & Gilpatrick, Contractors. 12-14tf
Give The Empire an opportunity to
quote you prices on printing.
is\ JUNEAU ? a
I Tonight Only
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1 Sunday and Monday |
All Star Feature Co., presents
sjj Thomas W. Ross and a com
pany of 100 In
a strong race-track drama in
In a Comedy
His Greatest Success
In Four Reels
MID-WINTER IN THE
The story of a Mountaineer, a
Fur Trader's Daughter
The Aviator Wrecking his ma
chine that Cost the Com
A Photoplay Masterpiece
[ CHARLEY CHAPLIN COMEDY
I "A Royal
A hand-colored picture. A g
strong drama of Royal Life In jg
a small principality.
"The Hair of Her Head,"? |j
I A Vltagraph comedy, with Sid- ?
ney Drew In the cast.
Admission 10c--25c |
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\ [ Wc have all modern machinery !!
< ? and employ skilled help only. "'
No rents, tears or splotches? !!
t Work all FIRST-CLASS. J;
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anuary Clearance Sale
Every Woman's, Misses' and Girls Goat,
Every One-Piece Dress and Skirt
Every Women's Misses' and Child's Raincoat
Every Fur Set, Muff and Necfc Piece |
HALF OFF REGULAR PRICE
No Exchanges No Alterations
Novelty Wash Goods
B. M. BEHRENDS CO.
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BEST HOTEL, You're Looking for 1 lie LiaStllieaU "
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Hot and cold water, phone, large clothes closets each room. Just jj
<, around the corner from every place of Importance. ?
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Heaters 0 0
A new and up to date line of
Round Oak & Economy Heaters
just received. A variety of
15 styl and sizes for your 1
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C. W. YOUNG COMPANY
The Leading Hardware Store
Steamer Northwestern arrived from
the south lato yesterday with 24 pas
sengers for Juneau and considerable
freight After several hours here the
Northwestern proceeded to the west
ward. Genial Clem H. Shephnrd, who
has returned from his honeymoon. Is
again the purser of the steamer. The
following passengers were for Juneau:
Mary Ross, Mrs. D. Green, Mrs. E. R.
Liggett and daughter Dorothy, V. W.
Lassen, Mrs Fannie Ward, V. Cresto.
H. E. Wadsworth and wife, Miss H.
Weiss. Miss E. Ross, Mrs. Mary Laz
ier, E. Fournler, M. L. Davis, L. P.
Davis, F. Gehring, Dorris Simpson,
Miss A. Thldodcau. H. Lenlst and
wife, H. D. Hawcs, E. R. Cosgrove,
R. M. Whlttier and Mrs. J. H. Kline.
REGISTERED AT ALASKAN
D. L. Rosenfleld. Triest & Co. Hats
and Caps representative, of San Fran
cisco; Wm, F. Rohrbach, Hardeman
Hat Co., Seattle Wash.; Fred J. Coxr
Western Dry Goods Co, Seattle; E.
Fournlcr, N. W, College of Music, Se
attle; L. P. and M. L Davis, retired
lumber men of Bremerton; Mrs. H.
L Ross of Seattle; Mrs. David Green,
Seattle; B. J, Landuuer, salesman.
Louisville, Ky.; Mark B. Fleming, with
special motion picture attractions
STEVENSON WINS CASE
Judge Jennings, upon motion of At
torney Rustgard, In the case of the
Pacific Coast Co., against J. R. Stev
enson, dismissed all matters as soon
ns the plaintiff's side had been In
troduced. Judge Jennings decided
that the Pacific Coast Co., had not
shown any deeds to the property. The
case was for possession of certain
tide land property near Franklin
street, which the Pacific Coast Co.
alleged Stevenson had coveted.
John Rustgard and A. E. Maltby
were Stevenson's attorneys.
SENATOR WILL CARRY MAIL
United States mall will be sent
south on the Senator tomorrow when
she sails. This announcement was
made today at the postofflco.
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:: JUNEAU DEPOT FOR
j; MECCA FIZZ
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C. Petfovlch J. R. McNeil
Old Kentucky Bar
Hotel In Connection
Family Orders Delivered Free
P. O. Box 577, Phone #1
Front St. Juneau. Alaska
TURNER DANCING ACADEMY
SCHOOL IS NOW OPEN
Get your name on the book and
you will soon be dancing. No one !n
tho ball during your lesson hour but
yourself and tho teacher. Office op
en from 10 a. m. to 9 p. m. 'Phono
All tho News That's Fit to Print.
Mr. Elmer Dillon has a new boll at
his home. It Is on his wife's, arm.?
Tuesday evening, January 18 there
w!U be a big Native danco at Tur
ner's Hall for tho pleasure of tho Na
tives of Juneau and Douglas. Native
boys, $1.00; Native girls free. Danc
ing begins at 9 o'clock. 1-1 -6t.
Wben you want something ? any
thing?In Printing that is really fine,
let The Empire do the work for you.
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Independent Market i
JULIUS RHEINBERGER. Prop
phone 119 ;;
The Best the Market At- <|
fords Served From a Sani- <|
tary Shop. : : : : :
G. K. GILBERT
?HEET METAL WORKS
114 8^cond St.. Phone 382
Rough Dry?55c per doz.
Flat Work?50c per doz.
THANE STEAM LAUNDRY
Phone 175 7-28-tf
Nu Bone Corset
? Miss and Mrs S. Zenoer ?
Fitting In your own home. A perfect fit
la guaranteed. For appointments Phone
IK) Address 288 Main Street. ?>
MADE IN JUNEAU
Concrete Dry end Watertight Floors and Cel
lars. Concrete plain and ornamental Walla
and Fences. Concrete ribbed or trtrel finish
ed Sidewalks and Stcpa. All work guaranteed.
ESTIMATES AND PLANS FREE.
H. D. BOURCY, I
fax 344 Coo tractor J
WASHING and IRONING
as it should be done
Are You one of our
Rate*?75c to $240 Per Day
Weekly Rate* on Requeet
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