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THE DOUGLAS ISLAND "frEWS
DOUGLAS, ALASKA. FRIDAY, KKBRl'ARY 27, 1020 SO 15 OIL BILL SIGNED BY PRESIDENT Long Waited For Signal U Received Wednesday and SUmpeden An Off Wednesday morning President ins bill, making It a law. and ths alampedrrs who b?vr kmn awaiting 'Make oil land* in Western Alaska That there la oil lh<-r* has been koown tor years. but Ihr location ??' the land wjs so wound about with to proaprrl nor ??rk the lands. I) Is entimatrd that the bill will oper known oil land* Th* new law sfiw lo be yery lib oil has tx'vn flowing Into th? I'urlfl. lag bill by Congress has now furnish - equipped with wireless and wh"ti the employed K. H. Mathls. a consulting ?I >i?rni np?n( ererai h??r bc?n rwflrfd her? for mo RED CROSS SHOW ran Ked Croea to b? ihown ?? a mai ler of education lo the arhool rhll lren <>( Alaska, la to be on tomorrow .iftcrnoon at the Liberty theatre. hkIch thiH film there will be a to whleh all arhool rhlldren will be LAST CHANCE TO BE ENUMERATED L. L. Harding Ha* About Wound Up Census Taking, But Will Cheek Up hivli for the Incorporated town of Doucla*. (Vnaiii Knumerator L. I.. tenrlewed. any day next week at the hour* of IS IS and 2 o'rlork In the afternoon, to that a full and com plete renmi* of the city'* population ran be made. Mr. Harding atate* that he ha* railed at every dwelling make an effort to get In tourh with BREEZE" APPEARS TODAY Th' Ua*i I n caii llr??. the rc*u ihc lV>u?l.ia iriKh School, again IMdrt the reading matter the paper "Breeae," wc ha*c ne*er wen them. pencil* ami Kum were chewed to mu?- of literature; poet* wer born o?er night. ami writer* who may be author* of future bent aellers ahow that they . are for and who do not < vert Iser* and what copies are left I QUARANTINE RAISED MONDAY MORNING With No Known Cam of Inflttenza on the Island. Ban Has Been Lifted ? of Influenxa on Island and ibe ban was put on as a matter aiitlon would Un no harm, the St. i Ann parochial school was not re opvncd Monday, but will start next ? ! >' iii'i-- n? ? d?\ flops CHICKEN FOX | A number of local children are ? n pox. The disease la in a mild rorm and rounds out the career of WHY NOT HAVE PICTURE MACHINE Great Aid to Juvenile Education Can Be Bought for Very Trifling Sum I'arent-Tearher Annotation to Inter rat itaeir each year lu raining fund * lo imrrliuM' Hoinethlna for the achoo' which tho school would othcrwlao probably not be nblo to act. At the beginning of the year it nu ll its though book^for tho lllch nation to the nchool that could bo flven. Since that time the school Ix.iir.t has allowed sufficient fundn lo be expended on b<M>k? to brine the Ihrary up lo a place where It will *-onld be a rcry uneful addition to ? oar* ??mall amount! boionglnK to IIITerent clubs anil runil* have been M>r* o f these clubs end |?r*onn In rhf deposltx 'otul wimethlnK over a iiindred dollars. The school board he movliiK picture machine. Thin Ired dollars. iperatlon. ux -s an Incandescent bulb It I* not Intended that thin mn ioclnl work. Next to seeing sonie niprcsslon of current event*. Indus ?nt place*. The moving picture mr.chlne has he next meeting of the Association. It U hoped that at that tlmo those *ho have any thoughts on the sub ielve? freely, so that the question ? J. Arthur Young. GAMES IN PROSPECT liuktn ball loam ami the Metlakaht lion l list a rami- or two will be ar they will not only play the Hlptl^ hoys arc still practicing fur a Kami will br arranged for tho latter part or next week. SHALL BLAZE An overheated smokmtack from the furnace at the Treadwell away office ignited the woodwork In the prompt action with hand extinguish er*. a serious (Ire may have reiulted. Aa it was, no damage la reported. ENDORSE LOCAL CANDIDATES Member* of the DoiikIm Inland He by-laws riibmltted It* report, and after iiomt discussion a permanent Klmer B. Hrnlth. president; L. W. Kllburn. vice president; Lyman 8. nror; Jack Wilton, member of exec A resolution endorsing the Island rail Males. Felix Gray and Lyman R. Karris for representative* and Jark Wilson for road rommlsaloner, .was uiiMiilmonsly passed. The next meeting will be held at PALADIUM OUTPUT OF WORLD DOUBLED By Erection of New Mill at the Salt Chuck Mine in the Vicinity of Ketchikan The new mill at Ihe Saltchuck l>:i hull ii tn mine wan placed In oper ut 'on for the first lime at B o'clock ported on Ills arrival from Saltchuck The new plant will handle eight ton* of ore an hour, with a daily output of alioiit four or live ton* or cotirentrates. Am In the paat the Inxton Smelting k Kefltilng plant nt Irvlngton, N. J., for treatment. Sal'chtirk'a annual puladlum pro Itictlon la now expected to be more than double the world'a total out put in the past. Mr. I'bllberK aalil today that bn expected the new mill would prodfii f utu>ut I.80H ounce* >n I) 750 ounces. An ounce or pal-? idium la approximately the name Ore ax a allvcr dollar. At the prci Saltchuck tor about rour months, [be new mill waa being Inatalled. mm la at present worth about $ll>5 ill ounce. The total world output Ti ?? equipment or the mill con data or a jaw crusher. Hvmonds dlac '?vondnrv crtiaher. Harding* conical mpplicd by a 175-h. p. semi-Diesel The mine la the only paladlum purely notation plant In the roun tr- The concentrate* contain 40 n?r cent, copper, and the total recov ABNER MURRAY RETURNS Ahner Murray, one or the real uld-timers of Douglas Island, ar il. imer* Alaska, having been out of the Territory slice last November. Mr. Murray has been on a trip at all satisfied with conditions as rtjey exist there. Mr. Murray has )>e#i much mW?ed here, as he was the local weather prophet. He re turns, however. In time to foretell the weather so that rarmers of this locality can plan on their spring ZePyrol A tea?poonful in glaw of warm water. Thnt e'.yu; feel ing and aid to prevent infec OREAT FOR SORE THROAT AND MOUTH WASH QET A BOTTLE NOW BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE Guy's Drug Store Third and D Douglai SUPERVISOR SAVS WE HAVE TINKER Claims That Alaska It Better Plrcr for Pulp Industry Than British Columbia Southeaatern Alaska In as well. If not better, adapted to tlio produc tion of pulp and paper than la the llrltlah Columbia roaat. according to a nirvey ot the two arcaa which K. A. Zollcr, fortat examiner of the forestry department, la preparing. Mr. Zeller, In company with nharlea II. Klory, supervisor of the department, went to Ocean Kails and other Rrltlah Columbia pulp producing renters last November to mrvey Is now bolng prepared Is a report on the conditions found. The mrvey will not b? published, but Is ieing typewritten for use In the Ketchikan and Portland offiecs. It ia profusely Illustrated with photo graphs taken by Mr. /teller. llefore the Investigation was made i had been reported that the Brit sfi Columbia const offered better latural Inducements to the capital st who plaoued to start u pulp mill, t was alxo reported that the Brltiah 'olumbla government waa more linber limits than la the I'. 8. for ?st service. Both of these report* Acre found to bo In error. N Larger tracts of good timber are ullable In Southeastern Alaska han along the B. C. roaat. In some uses the pulp mills there are tow n k their logs as far aa 90 miles, vhllc there are' several places In Al iKk.i where, a mill might have suf lclent timber to keep It going for ire excellent fur towing Iokh an *er irnl long channels there nre entirely andlocked. Molt of the mill*, how ?ver. have to tako their timber irroea dangerous water*. The tow Claim* have been made that there inv one place to eMabllah a plant mch a* that at Ocean Halla. Mr Seller'* report ahowa thla to be (rue. lower ni i ennary by e*tahll*hlng hy itream*. Kleurc* prepared by the lepartmcnt *how that It often doe lot eo*t a* much to e*tabll*h several iIk one with the same output of lermlt in Alaaka a company mu*t nrove to the fore*try department lepoalt I* required, other than one -orerlnit tho eo*t of timber to be TRIAL ON The trial of Ike Weathers In now >n In (he district court. A Jury wan tec u rod Wednesday noon and the if next. Ike Weathers ?u indlrtn' leged flali trap robbery last summer. At 2 o'clock this afternoon the guilty against the defendant. He mild that not sufficient evidence had Weather* had been present at the time tho erlmc wu alleged to hare been eommltteed. PARENT-TEACHERS The next nievting of (he DougW I'aronl-Toachcr Association will be held at the assembly room of the l)ou(laa public school on Tuesday, March 9. An Interesting program baa been nrarnged for tho evening. BABY GIRL A baby girl was born this after noon. In Juneau to Mr. and Mrs. Wllmer Kdwlns. The mother and child arc in a Juneau hospital and both are doing well. TAKEN RESIDENCE Mr. nud Mrs. J. O. Klrkhnin have takon up their residence In the old Woyerhorat hospital building on Second street. TOOK TRIP Dr. Rutherford, physician In ' charge at SI. Ann hospital, took a ihort trip to Chlchagof thin wwk, *olng there for a conference with l>r. H. V. Kill*. In charge of Superin tendent William C. Krcoburn. who It very alck with pleurisy. Dr. Ruth erford returned on the Ambasaador ?arly yesterday morning. FAREWELL TO MISS HEACOCK MONDAY Fine Party at Labor Union Hall Complimentary to Popular Young Lady It la tieldom that anyone makes so many worm friends and becomes so universally popular In a community as has Miss Kthel lleacock. who left yesterday morning on the steamer I'rlncess Mary en route to 8t. Mel ons,- Oregon, In rompany with her mother, Mrs. II. P. Heacock. MIhs lleacock was without a doubt nne of the most popular girls oil Douglas Island, and the departure nf her and her mother from the Isl ? tid will be distinctly felt. For the oaat several years Miss Heacock has l.een employed , in the Treadwell nmpany store, and for the past year ilmoxt has been In charge of the dry :?ods department there. In the fu ?ire she will make her home with her parents at St. Helens. Oregon. Complimentary to the departing voting lady, the young folks of the -land gave a very pleasant dancing >:?rty on Monday night at the Labor i * ri ton Hall. It waa a regular Jazz party, with Jazry music and lots of noonllght waltzea mixed lu. The '?arty was very much enjoyed by all :hose who were present. During the course of the evening ". R. Ilradley, acting as spokesman for the young people, presented the :uest of honor with a hand-colored ? icture of Taku Glacier, nicely 'ramcd. and Mias Heacock responded a the presentation speech. Supper was served by the ladles luring the evening. The prognfms were souvenirs, and each contained a picture of Miss lleacock In hiking costume, panning Told. Kach dance was dedicated and lie Anal line on tho program was Au Revolr, Kthel." RAIROAD OPEN The (lmi through train to be run ?vcr the White I'ana ft Yukon rall ay between 8ka*way ami Whlte horae alnce the middle of January trrlvod at Ska* way early yesterday 'lie route haa been blocked by 1lrt and anow alldea at acveral dif ferent placea and It wax only a xhort time ar? that a train that wan bur led In the anow came through to 4karway. The rotarlea and ahovel ?>rs were aent over the trarka after * he atalled train waa brought thru and flnaly aueceeded In clearing the route all the way; Many iieople who Acre anxloua to rome outalde mush ?d from Carcroaa to 8kagway over the anow. A large amount of Inter ior mall that wai held up at Whlte horae rame through on the tint train veatcrdnv morning, aa well ni aome paaaengera. DOUGLAS BOY DIES IN BRITISH COLUMBIA Eino Laitala, Born in Donglai. Died Early in February at Kitwanga, B. C. New* has been received of the death of Kino Laltala at Kltwanga. B. P.. on February 8. He wu Just past 15 years old at the time of hi* tenth, and waa horn In DouglaH ivhero 111* mother and father were married. Kino lived here all hi* life until last cummer, when he accompanied his mother ? whoae only child he wai to Kitwqnga. where they were farming. Resides hli mother. Elno leave* a number of couaini who live here and numerous school boy chum* to mourn for him. Ill* mother, Mr*. Ida Laltala, has ?vrltten to relatives here that she may brine the body of her son back to Douglas next spring for burial beside two of her other children who llo in tho Douglas cemetery. RETURNING HOME Mis* Mary Oarn. who has been ipendlng tho pact several months lading at Seattle, will return home con to reside with her parents, Mr. ,nd Mrs. A. Gam. of this place. WOODS ARE FULL OF POLITICIANS Many Filing for Territorial and Divisional Primaiy Election Within the pant *?k (ha clerk of the district court of thla division find the Territorial secretary's offlca have benn exceedingly hmy receiv ing the flllnKi of candldaciea for the primary election which la to be held ?ixly day* from tomorrow. Notwithstanding the 4 heavy en trance fee many people are taking a chance at the prlmarlea. The fee for filings is one per cent of tba an nual salary, and not exceeding forty dollara for any office. The forty dollar jobs are the dolegate to con greaa and attorney general offices. Borne of the offices cjn be filed for :is low as Ave dollara. while the leg islative Jobs coat ten. Many fellows have filed who it was supposed had no asplratlona whatover along political llnea, and the Republlcana seem to have Died In flocks. The time for filing cloaed today at 4:30 in the afternoon. Anyone filing before that hour will have his name printed on the of ficial ballot with an official desig nation as to the party he belonga to. Those entering the race without filing for the primary will have their namea on the ballot but will not be daaignated by party affiliations. Three local men have placed their natncH on the Republican ticket uibject to nomination at the primary election. Tbey are L>. 8. Kcrris of Treadwcll and Pelix Gray of Douglas, whp aspire to belong to the Territorial legislature In tha lower house. Jack Wilson haa tiled tor road commissioner for this di There arc quite a number of of fice* lo.be filled at the November olertion. the primary election for which will be held on April J6. The ofTlces arc: One delegate to Congreaa. '>ne attorney general. one national omnilttcemnn for each party, two lelegates to the Republican Nail nu ll Convention and six to the Demo ralie, with six alternatea; one sen ator in the first division and four representative* for the same; ' there are to he two road commissioners to be elected also from this division. Those who had filed up until noon today for nominations for the various offices are: Delegate to Congress: George B. GrlRxbjr, democrat. Juneau; Dan Sutherland, republ'can, Poorman. Attorney general: J .C . Murphy, democrat. Juneau; John Ruatgard, lunrau. J. J. Klnnogan. Seward, and 0. I>. Hubbard, Juneau, republican*. Democratic National Committee man: T. J. Donohoe. Cordova. Republican National Committee man: John C. McBrlde. Juneau. Charles E. Hcrron, Anchorage. John E. Chovln, Anchorage. Delegate* to Democratic National Convention: Thomas Rlggs. Jr., J 1. Connor. Juneau; U T- Krwln, Fairbanks; Charlea A. Derry, Cor lova. Alternates: James H. Patterson. Vnldex; Tom McMullen. Juneau. Delegatea to National Republican 'onvcntlon: George C. Hazlet, Cor lova; Kmerv Valentine. Juneau; T. M. Reed. Nome. Territorial senator (First Dlvla on ) : E. A. Ileath, Ketchikan and 'saac Sowerby, Juneau, democrat!; Forrest J. Hunt, Ketchikan, and P. McCormack, Wrangell, republl una. Representatives (First Division): N. K. Walker. Ketchikan, democrat; t,. 8. Ferris I Tread well), Felix Oray (Douglaa), Walter R. King (Thane). F. Wolland (Juneau), George A. Getchell (Juneau), George Ramstad (Juneau), Cash Cole (Juneau), Earl L. Hunter (Juneau). Robert C. Hur ley (Juneau). Sidney D. Charlea (Ju neau ); republicans; Henry Roden (Juneau and Petersburg), J. L. Gray (Juneau). W. W. Casey (Juneau), democrats. Road Commissioner: J. L. Atkins. Ketchikan, democrat; Jack Wlltoa. Treadwell, republican; J. J. Connors. Juneau, democrat. COAL BOAT DUE The city of Douglas has been running rather short on coal but the situation will be relieved about Monday upon the arrival of the freighter Ketchikan. That boat ha* a shipment of llrst clsss Nanalmo con I. and as she got away from the colliery the flrst of the week should arrive her not later than Monday.