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TO ATTEND COLLEGE
DOUGLAS, Oct. 5.— Alex Sey and
Elmer Jackson, two of the Douglas
graduates from the high school last
year, are preparing to attend the
University of Washington and may
leave this month for their college
work. Under the present Govern
nient plan, the boys who attend col
lege are enrolled in the Army or
Navy branch of the Student Army
Corps. They are to be inducted into
the service, wear uniforms, be under
constant military training and draw
a monthly salary Their only ex
pense while at college will be for
books and all students under this
present military plan are assured of
remaining until at. least January 1st,
and students who show great apti
tilde for technical, such as medicine,
engineering or chemistry, will be per
mitted to remain in college for long
MORE LINEN WANTED
DOUGLAS. Oct. 5.—The executive
committee in charge of the iinen
shower for the Tied Cross, report
many donations of good linen which
were turned in for the Friday meet
ing, hut there are still a number of
pieces of the local allotment which
are needed, most of which are
sheets and hand towels. The sheets
must be made up here as the regu
lation size cannot be purchased. Cash
donations for this material will thank
fully he received or the linen can he
purchased and the sheets will be
made up by the members of the Red
Cross at the work rooms. It if
(House of High Class Featares)
Sunday, Monday and Tuesday
Everybody loves him because he is
manly, bright and original. Trian
gle production in five pails.
AND Paramount Mack Sennett Com
edy in two reels, a scream—
“Sheriff Nell’s Tussle”
With Polly Morgan, Ben Turpin and
hoped th^ all the material will he
on hand hy either the Tuesday meet
ing at The Pines or at the meetings
on Wednesday at which times if the
necessary allotments are in prepara
tion can be made for shipment.
WILL COACH ATHLETES
DOUGLAS, Get. 5.—Arthur Lil
Jestrand, the well known ball player
and athlete, has consented to coach
the High School athletes for their
athletic contests this Winter and al
ready has the youngsters working
out in the Natatorium in basketball
team work and other exercises.
Some good material has shown up
this year among the High School
boys and it is believed that they
will make all athletes on the Channel
hustle this year to keep even.
NATIVE SCHOOL OPENS
DOUGLAS, Oct. 5.—The Douglas
Government Native school opened
tfie first of this week with Mrs. M.
Holman as instructor. Mrs. Holman
arrived recently from Spokane and
opened the school here on Oct. 1st
It is not yet' announced how many
pupils are enrolled, but it is believed
that a good attendance will be had
this year. Most of the Natives are
now in from the season's fishing
and within a week or two the school
should be able to report a full at
ALARM OF FIRE
DOUGLAS, Oct. 5.—Shortly after
8 o'clock last night, an alarm of
fire was turned in by a small boy
and within two minutes the depart
menlB were out hunting for the blaze
After going the entire length of St
Ann Avenue and asking everyone
met at the different blocks, the fire
i men returned to the hose houses
without learning who turned In the
alarm or where the fire could have
been, if any. All the firemen made
a record appearance, anyhow, which
shows that they are always alive to
' the city's interests.
AT THE LIBERTY
DOUGLAS, Oct. 5.—For Sunday,
Monday and Tuesday evenings, the
Liberty presents the famous star,
Douglas Fairbanks in “The Ameri
eano,” This is a big Triangle fea
ture in five parts and portrays a
story of a crooked Government in
Central America, the overthrowing
of which a young American mining
engineer is largely interested in.
The inspiration for this big task is
founded on a most interesting ro
tnance and the young “Americano”
gets his reward in the end after
many bruises and "ructions" with
THE FIRST TERRITORIAL BANK OF ALASKA
We Pay 4 Per Cent, on Savings.
branch thb first national bank, of jcnbao.
Alaska Electric Light and Power Co
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the powers that. he. In addition to
this fighting romance, there is a
Mack Sennett comedy in two reels.
The Liberty Orchestra also appears
as usual for the Sunday evening per
TO GET MANUAL TRAINING
DOUGLAS, Oct. 5. The manual
training Department in the Douglas
School Is fortunate this year in se
curing Itev. David Waggoner as in
structor for the boys in this im
portant work. The instructor will
gi%e one full day each week to this
class and as Douglas has a thor
oughly equipped department for man
ual training, it is believed that the
best of results will be secured for
the class this season. r
NOMINATION OF OFFICERS
DOUGLAS, Oct. 5.- The Northern j
Light Order of Rebekahs, will hold
a meeting on next Thursday night at
which time nomination of officers for
the ensuing term will take place.
ISLANDERS HEARD FROM
DOUGLAS, Oct. 5.—Word has re i
cently been received from Martin
Olson and Dave Kinzie. Mr. Olsor,
is now located on his ranch near
Mount Vernon, Wash., while Captain
Kinzie is busy 'with his military du
ties at Camp Lewis.
13 NOW SHIFT BOSS
DOUGLAS, Oct. 5.—Word has just
been received from friends of Ed.
McCormick, (he old time Treadwell
machinist who left here a few
months apo for the Foundation Ship
Yards at Tacoma, that he has been
made shift foreman in his depart
BACK FROM SITKA
DOUGLAS, Oct. 5.—Tom Cox re
turned home yesterday frm an ex
tended trip to Sitka.
ST. LUKE’S EPISCOPAL
Rev. G. D. Christian. Dean.
Rev. A. K. liutcher, Canon.
There will be no morning service.
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Mass at 8:30 and 10 a. m.
Sunday School at 1:30 p. m.
Rosary and Beendiction at 7:30.
1:00 p. m.—Communion Service.
7:00—Thursday—Mid Week Pray
Ail are invited to attend these
That Spring Blood
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ARE CLOSED TO
Reports Show That the
Spanish Influenza Is
Again Spreading in
WASHINGTON. Oct. 5. — Senator
William H. King of 1'iali is- the first
Senator reported ill with Spanish in
fluenza. The reports today show
that many public places of amuse
ments in Eastern cities and camps
have been closed in order to assist
in combatting the epidemic.
Microbe Even Shuns Huns
CAMP GRANT, Oct. 5.—It is be
lieved that even the influenza has
too much self respect to attack a
Hun. All ranks of 40,000 men here
have been attacked, but the microbes
declined to enter a barbed wire en
eloseure where German prisoners are
Must Take Prompt Steps
WASHINGTON, Oct. 5. - Surgeon
General Blue of the Public Health
Service believes (hat the only way
to stop the spread of Spanish in
fluenza* is to close all of the schools
and theatres and churches and pub
lic places in eve.ry community where
the disease has developed.
Twelve Bailors Died
BREMERTON, Wash., Oct 5. !'
is reported that 12 sailors died of
influenza and one woman, tl is es
influenza and one woman. It is es
died cases in town. Nearby five hills
have been commandeered for enter
gency hospitals should they be need
More Deaths Reported
WASHINGTON, Oct. 5.—There tire
12.975 new cases of Spanish influenza
among the soldiers, with 331 dentil i.
according to reports received this
Places Are Closed
COLORADO SPRINGS, Oct. 5
♦he Board of Health has ordered all
indoor gatherings, including theatres,
churches, schools and colleges, to be
closed, to prevent the spread of the
WASHINGTON, Oct. 4. — Tie
Spanish influenza in camps and can
tonments will retard the transpor
tation somewhat of troops In the
near future. The War Department
will not send overseas any men who
show symptoms or who have been
exposed to the epidemic.
Is Coming West
SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 4.—Sev
eral caSes of influenza are reported
here, with rio deaths as yet. The.
State and Federal .and local health
officers are co-operating in preventa
tive measures to combat the epi
demic. This is the farthest point
West the disease has yet been re
Deaths Mounting Up
BOSTON', Oct. 4.—One hundred
and nine died of influenza and pneu
monia yesterday. Eighty-three cities
and towns outside of Boston reported
151 deaths out of 7,824 cases yester
May Coine To Alaska
"While Spanish Influenza will not
come to Alaska as quickly as it
spread across the continent, it prob
ably will he here in time,” said Dr.
L. O. Sloane, public health officer,
"Everyone should keep physically,
fit. The symptoms are the same as!
those of lagrippe--an inflammation'
of the nose and throat. If any of
the symptoms of the contagion are
felt, one should bo careful not to
expose ones' If to the cold.
"I have anticipated the spread of
the disease to Alaska and I have
sent for the serum with which It
_BUILDING SHIPS AGAINST THE ENEMY’S SUBMARINE CAMPAIGN *
r " .. BUILDING SHIPS.
UOrtOON A.W H Y.wr.KAU> I
The aecutu puttying pietuiv slum s where the great ships ot li; .lam s o> tuuguLug uade ure horu. The seeue
is to a unitheru riter where English shipbuilding tins flourished for years
is being combatted in the eantan
ments in the South. So fur I ltave
been unalile to get any of it.”
Will Not Interfere
WASHINGTON, Oct. 5. Gen. Pey
ton C. March announced that 2.r>0,
000 soldiers were embarking for
Prance monthly despite the Spanish
influenza epidemic. He said there
were over HMt.eOO cases of influenza
In home camps The War Depart
ment’s policy in sending only men
who have not been exposed to the
disease will not itnerfere with the
total To he sent to France each
month, he said
Is Now in Seattle
SiCATTLR, Oct. 5.—All dances have
been stopped here on account of the j
influentm. The theatres and church
es may close. Twelve sailors died
of the disease a I Bremerton.
Died Aboard 3teamer
HAVANA, Oct. r>. The Spanish
liner Alfonso the 13th., bound from
Spain to a West Indies port, with
1.232 passengers, is reported by wire
less us having l'J on board who died
on the steamer from influenza.
Hold No Services
SEATTLE. Oct. 5.- Only outdoor
meetings will be allowed. Pastors
have been ordered to bold no servic
es tomorrow, and the theatres are
ordered closed. Mayor Hanson says
be does not know how many cases
there are in Seattle.
One report says there are between
100 and 200 cases in the city.
BIG STORE NEWS
DRESS GOODS FOR AUTUMN AND WINTER WEAR
Vv’c are showing a complete line of plain and novelty dress goods, mod
erately priced in—
ALL WOOL FRENCH AND STORM SERGES
WOOL POPLINS AND GABARDINES
In staple colors, and in new shades of Burgundy, Poilu, Taupe, Amethyst
and Khaki. '
WOOL SHADOW PLAIDS
Another assortment just received in new two-toned colorings.
CREAM AND IVORY DIAGONALS
Particularly suitable for children’s coats.
SPECIAL ASSORTMENT FOR GIRLS’ SCHOOL DRESSES
Our all wool goods are sponged and shrunk.
FLANNELETTES — ROBINGS — FLEECE FLANNELS
We are showing a complete line, including many new patterns, stand
ard grades only. »
, Voiles and marquisettes, self and hemstitched borders, latest featured
, styles in silk stripes—Ecru, Ivory, pure white.
ALL PRICED AT OUR USUAL LOW RATE
ALASKA TREADWELL GOLD MINING CO.
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