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I,eave your fruit stone for gas masks here, this all helps to Win the war. Don't throw one away, the boys need all of them. Many Beautiful Blouses -Notice We are prepared to take care of your fruit stones that you have saved for gas masks. Leave them here, every one counts. Have Come to Grace the Wardrobe of the Woman Who Admires “Art” In Dress Smart models which will have no difficulty in passing the censorship of the woman of fashion, are these new blouses of Georgette or Crepe da Chene, so artistically adorned with dainty ruffles, beads and embroidered elfects. The splendid assortment adds further interest and makes choosing a very pleasant and agreeable task; especial ly when their very modest prices are considered. This lot of blouses has the round and V-shape neck and may be had in maize, flesh, rose, brown, gray, black, white, blue and champagne. Prices $7.00 and Up Separate Skirts —--Masks To prevent “Influenza” Ready made, 25c Each. Dainty Silk Underwear A Line That Appeals to Every Woman I A compkte wardrobe must include a generous supply of separate skirts. When you see these splendid models—so stylish, so becoming and very attractive—you will not be satisfied until you have appropri ated some of thim for your use during the coming months. These are made of serge, poplin and permaline materials, and may be had in colors, navy, black, gray, plaids and stripes. Fashion demands them; you'll certainly need them; we have them; come and inspect the splendid showing. Price $5.75 and Up Aside from the satisfaction you desire, there is an economic advantage, which argues well for the wearing of silk underwear. It is much easier laun dered and if done at home reduces the laundry expense, and not only that but ihe splendid quality of the material used in the makin g of our silk undergarment is assurance of long service. 9 We have a complete assortment of this dainty underwear, equisitely fash ioned and artistically trimmed. Women’,, Misses and RajnCoatS Lihildren s sweaters Cravanette finished, in tan and A complete line of these sweaters, of brown, belted and high military col splendid quality and good weight for hr- ,# $35 „„ cool days; made in Norfolk style may rai„ coals in „avy or be had in rose, Copenhagen blue, tan. brown, turquoise and navy. Price $7.50 and'Up These brassieres are neatly trimmed These dainty envelope chemise are with lace and embroidery and may be made of extra fine quality muslin, in had in flesh or white. sets of lace and embroidered organdie. Price 75c and Up Price $1.25 to $3.00 B?M. BEHRENDS CO., Inc. AMERICANS IN ADVANCE SMASH ANOTHER LINE " ■ •■■■ (Continued from Page One) defeated 25 German Divisions between the Sembre and Scheldt. The British passed through the great Mormal forest. GUISE CAPTURED WITH THE FRENCH, Nov. 6.— The French captured Guise and ad vanced six miles farther East, ac cording to last evening advices. The Germans are in a general re treat over the enflre French front where the First French Army is op erating and pursuing. GERMANS HURRYING PARIS, Nov. 6.—An official an nouncement made last evening says the German retreat between the Sam bre Canal and Argonne has gained much impetus. The enemy has been cleared from large sections, the French advancing six miles at some points. YANKEES GET HUN FLYERS AMERICANS NORTHWEST OF VERDUN, Nov. 6.—Thet Americans dropped over three tons of bombs on the enemy troops yesterday, 120 planes taking part. Fourteen of the enemy machines were downed. Continuing the report says: “Three of our machines are missing. Photo graphs show that the railway yards at Conflans have been badly dam aged by American machines. NEW LINE OF ATTACK WASHINGTON, Nov. 6.—Gen. Per shing reported last night that the First American Army developed a f new line of attack on the heights1 between Brieulles and Clery Le Pet it, on the Eastern bank of the Meuse river. FIRST WOMAN TO SERVE SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 6.—The first ‘woman to servo in any State | Senate as a member of that body is i said by hoi* friends to be Ur. Martha' Hughes Cannon of Salt Lake City. I Ur. Cannon was elected to the Utah ! State Senate its early as 18!IG, and served through two terms of the Utah Legislature. BOYS MOBILIZED SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. G.—Eighty thousand boys and girls are being: mobilized in the eight States of the' Western department in what are I known as Victory Hoys and Victory Girls. They are pledged, to earn and give five dollars toward the United War Work campaign of the seven welfare agencies serving the American soldiers and sailors. USE “PUNCH BOARDS" DENVER,,Colo., Oct. 31.—The use of “punch” hoards in cigar stores and other places for the sale of War Savings Stamps has been prohibited by Federal authorities here. A letter received by the local war loan committee from the Treasury Department at Washington said the department was opposed to use of de vices in the nature of games of chance in the sale of Government se curities. FLIES 500 MILES. AMSTERDAM, Oct. 31.—-To con duct army operatlone in Albania, General von Pflanzer Baltin, who ns in command there, went to the front recently by airplane. The distance flown was about 5l)0 miles. • -♦ ♦ ♦ 'Phone it to The Empire. No. 374. Electric Washing Machines iH'King! Make Washing a Pleasure CALL AND INSPECT OUR LINE Also Electric Appliances of Various Kinds. INVESTMENTS IN MEXICO WATCHED VERY CAREFULLY WASHINGTON. Oct. 31. — The status of American investments in Mexico is an object of concern to (he United States. Future eommer clal relations, not only with Mexico, but with the whole of Latin America, may be affected by the outcome of the dispute over the possession of land and mineral rights in the Tam pico oil district, says a review of the oil situation just issued by the De partment of Commerce. The Government, as well as oil interests, is watching carefully the progress of suits instituted in the Mexican courts by the American, ! British, French and Dutch oil com panies, for relief from the program of the Carranza, government, arising front a provision of the Mexican con stitution of 1917 which attempts to i vest in the nation only the right to minerals and oils under the soil of the republic. • ® • * In the Philippine Islands, canary seed is ground and made into a most paltablc bread. SMILED AT BAKER LONDON, Oct. 31. Enlisted meu of the American Array grinned sym pathetically as they watched the American Secretary of War, Newton I). Baker, trudging hack and forth carrying the heavy army pack of the American soldier, on his hack, when he visited a camp of American soldiers in the Winchester district while in England. The men were ad ! justing their combersome I its when the Secretary arrived in camp. AGE IS NO BAR. CAMP KEARNY, San Diego, Cal., Oet. 29.—Age now is no bar to a soldier's attending an officers’ train ing school or receiving a commis sion. A recent order from the War Department eliminated all age re quirements for soldier applicants to these schools and in addition, low ered the required height to five feet, "If the candidate has all the other necessary physical require ments and Is well developed in hone and muscle.” In some parts of Jamacaiea it is not unusual to see green roses. ANOTHER YANKEE SHIP IS LAUNCHED CHARLES M. SCHWAE» the. CONSORT SLIDING DOWN THE OVAYS,. MISS RMODA EDEft. S/xytsor offtCr Consort-, Decorated with the flags of the ai:.3u nations two ships were launched •t the yards of the Submarine Beat Corporation at Newark Bay, N. J- The first vessel to go down v as launched without the formality of a speecli. \\ it U accurate aim Mrs. Gertrude Dorothy Carnes, wife of Kdward J. Carnei superintendent of Ways No. 21 „nd 22. smashed the lsittle of wine agalust the prow and the Idg hulk slid gracefully down luto the water amid cheers, whistle blowing and the tune of “The Star Spangled Banner." Then the crowd turned its attention to the other boat, the consort for which young Miss Ithodu Kdcr, daughter of Joseph Hder.**upertntendeut of the ways, was sponsor. Mr. (. harles M. Schwab, Director General of the Miner geuey Fleet Corporation, with his boyish taanuer and broad smile, was the man of the hour. ARE FEW REJECTIONS SANTA FE, N. M., Oct. 29. — The percentage of rejections among New Mexico registrants inducted in^o the Army under the selective draft has been remarkably low. Only Rhode Is And, according to figures made pub lic by (lovernor W. E. Lindsey, has a lower percentage. I ' Of 7,Sr,S men New Mexirfo had sent! i to cantonments for training at the time of the Governor's announcement 307 or 39 per cent, had been rejected as unfit. -- TO TERMINATE BALL SEASON. 1 NEW YORK, Oct. 29. — Major j league baseball, in so far as it con cerns the National League, will be officially terminated at the annual meeting of the association to he held in this city on December 10. At the gathering the senior organ ization will formally wind up the business affairs of the season just closed and enter upon a hiatus which will remain undisturbed until | such time as international affairs I appear to warrant a revival of the professional end of the national I game. _ TOWNS WITH SAME NAMES. SALT LAKE CITY. Utah, Oct. 29 —There are 47 Utah towns whose names are either duplicated or trip licated, became known here recent ly when the Secretary of State Harden Bennion, announced official action would soon be taken to give every Utah town an individual name There are four towns named Central and three towns named King? The similarity of names ha: caused much confusion, according lo Mr. Benion, who says the chang ing of the names of the towns will have to be accomplished through appeal and persuasion. ■■ ♦ CLEANLINESS IS DEMANDED. CAMP KEARNY, Oct. 29.—Clean lines and discipline are two army customs hammered into recruits in the detention camp here with such vigor that it is hard to say which receive most attention. Camp cleanliness is insisted upon as much as personal cleanliness, and the re sult is that conditions exist in the recruit camp at all times which would do credit to the best organ ized line regiment. FAIR PRICES FOR GASTINEAff CHANNEL (Official Announcement by the V. S. Food Administration.) The Federal Food Administrator for Alaska announces the following i price quotations determined by the Price Interpreting committee, which should govern prices charged* by all retail dealers in Juneau, Doug las, Treadwell and Thane. These quotations will be changed from time to time and will be published in this paper from week to week, the changes being made as prices change in the wholesale market. The range of price the retailer pays as indicated in the left hand column is due to the difference in the size of the package or container at wholesale and figured on wholesale priees plus handling charges freight, wharfage and insurance. The range which the consumer should pay la based on the cost to the retailer plus the reasonable cost of doing business and a reasonable profit. Any charges in excess of the amounts here named will b« deem A by the Food Adiminstration as an unreasonable charge. Consumer Commodity — Unit of Sale Retailer Pays Should Paj Flour—24% Ib.'bag. *1.67% *4-85 Blended Flour, 24% lb. bag. 1.66 1.96 Rice Flour 10 lb. bag. .09% .12% Oat Flour, 9 lb. pkg., per lb... .08 .10 Oat Flour, 46 lb. pkg., per It>. .07% .09% Rye Flour, 10 lb. fkg., per lb. .07% .09% Rye Flour, 49 lb. pkg., per lb.... .07% .09 Yellow Corn Meal, 60 lb. bag. .06% .07% Yellow Corn Meal,l 10 lb. bag .... .06% .08% White corn meal, 9 and 10 !b sacks, per lb. .07 .09 Corn Flour, 10 lb sacks, per lb... .07% .09% Barley Flour, 10 lb. bag . .07% .10 Buckwheat, 10 lb. sa<$, per lb. .10% .14 Rolled'Oats. 10 lb. bag. .08 .10 Rtce, Jap Head, per lb. .11% .16 Hominy, 9 lb. sack, per lb. .08 .10 Sugar—granulated, per lb. .10% .11% Sugar—cube, per lb. .12 .15 Eggs, Ranch, per do*.. .72% .80 Butter, per tb. .68% .76 Cheese, per lb. .33% .40 Dried Apples, per lb. .17—.18 .22%—.28 Dried Prunes, per lb.13%—.16% .17%—.26 Dried Apricots, per lb.19—.23% .26—.36 Fancy White Figs, per lb. .20% .26 Fancy Dried Peaches, per lb. .14—.16 .16%—.20 Fancy Dried Pears, per lb- *. .14—.18 .20 Canned Milk, per can . .15 .20 Potatoes, per 100 lb. 2.75 3.60 Beef Pot Roast . .28 .If Beet Prime Rib Roast . .?!% .4f Beef Plate, boiling. .90 .96 Beef, Rount Steak . .26 .41 Hams, Whole, Prem. .88 .41 Bacon, Slabs, Prem. . .j_. .x... iMi . Jl INFLUENZA IS REPORTED TO BE SPREADING Dr. Sloane Reports Over 100 Cases of the Disease Now in Juneau and One Death. "There are at least 100 cases of influenza in Juneau today, and the disease Is spreading like wildfire," said Dr. L. O. Sloane. City Health Officer for Juneau, this morning. Hy two o’clock this afternoon. Dr. Sloane’s office was crowded with people waiting to be inoculated with the serum, and among some of the citizens great alarm was felt. Many people are wearing masks. Dr. Sloane said the cases were scattered about the city and were being looked after as rapidly symptoms developed. He advises that every one wear a mask until all danger is over. Two Bodies Brought Here The body of Miss Kate Smith, who died at Hoonah from influenza, was brought to the C. W. Young Com [ pany on Saturday. The remains of Matt West, who died at Tenakee re cently was brought to the C. W. Young undertaking parlors on Sun day. Miss Smith was a young woman from Seattle who went to Hoonah to become employed in the Kane mercantile store. She has relatives :n Washington who have wired or ders to ship the body home. No dis position of any of the bodies will be made until after the victims of the wrecked Sophia are disposed of. MRS. MAUD E. KELLY NURSE AT ST. ANN’S DEAD FROM INFLUENZA Mrs. Maud E. Kelly, nurse at the General Hospital and wife of James E. Kelly, guard at the Juneau Fed eral jail, passed on at 5:50 o’clock •his morning, death being due to in fluenza. Mrs. Kelly was exposed to the disease from attending to pa tients who were suffering from the malady and was taken ill about ten days ago, the last six days making a brave fight for life. Mrs. Kelly has been employed as nurse at the hospital as a volunteer for sqme time. James Kelli, her hus band, has been employed at the Juneau Federal jail as guard for about four years. No arrangements have been made for the funeral, the remains being taken to the C. W. Young Co. this morning. Announcements for the fu neral are expected to be made the latter part of the week. CATHERINE D, ARRIVES The steamer Catherine D.; char tered by the Pacific Coast Company, arrived in port this morning with a few passengers and is scheduled to leave sometime tonight or tomorrow morning for the South. Those book ed for the South up until 3 o’clock this afternoon are: John G. Olson, Jacob Swanson, Ax el Baloff, Geo. Englebom, John Sul livan, Gus Peterson, Harry M. Smith, F. Thorsteunson, Joe Vrandmier, Gus. Haverich, Hugh Malloy, Clara John son, Joe Siogren Come Lachlerotlers, Mrs. W. J. Childs, James Wicker sham, L. Thornlodester, D. E. Reeves, Harry Larson, James Lyle, Jos. Li breau. ■ « * ■ NO INTERMENTS. George Mock, of the C. W. Young Undertaking Parlors, announced this morning that no funeral ar rangements or interments would be made until after the disposition of all the bodies from the wrecked So phia. There are several bodies from local points awaiting preparation for burial but they will be held un til the latter part of the week. It is expected that the 165 bodies from the wreck will be ready for ship ment on the Princess Alice by this coming Saturday. ■■■■ « »♦ DON’T MISTAKE THE CAUSE. Many Juneau People Have Kidney Trouble and Do Not Know It. Do you have backache? Are you tired and worn out? Feel dizzy, nervous and depressed? Are the kidney secretions irregu lar? Highly colored; contain sendt ment ? Uikely your kidneys are at fault. Weak kidneys give warning of distress. Heed the warning; don't delay—■ Used a tested kidney remedy. Read this convincing testimony. T. H. Berry, 194 Fargo St., Port land, Ore., says: “I had beeh an unusually healthy man and hadn’t been sick a day In my life until I was taken with typhoid fever. Af ter the fever left me, my kidneys became awfully weak and the secre tions passed irregularly and con tained sendiment. Every quick move sent sharp, cutting pains through me and I was lame and stiff all ov er. I read about Doan’s Kidney Pills and started to use them. They soon put my kidneys in good order and I felt like a different man.” Price 60c, at ail .dealers. Foster Milburn Co., Mfgrs!, Buffalo, N. Y. S0PRU WRECK—For best pho tos, see W. H. Cose.