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THE DOUGLAS ISLAND NEWS
^ IXHJGLA8, ALASKA, FRfflAY, APRIL 80, 19'io NO 24 HERRON DEFEATED IN THE PRIMARIES Jack Mc Bride Elected Republican National Committeeman by Plurality of Thousand Tha rblef interest In Ihf primary ?In- 1 ion of laat Tuewdav centered iimunii the rirr bet weeu Churl** K Herron and J. C. MrBrlda for Kfr puhllean National (<>iumlit>-.-n?aii for Alaaka. Thr victory la coaceded ?o McHrtde now by almoat a tlionnan.l Majority. Neil to the nomination of coin mitteemaii In Iniereot waa the three rornrrnl race IkIwwii Hawltt, Kffl and Valentin- for delegate* to thr Republican convention. A fight ha>! liwn maili' on HaxclH by thr Herro fartlon of the party that culminated la a ilimaif *ult and a rrltninal libel it tlon ftl?d by Hawlrt against >1*1 iron Krom all Indication* now It would xcu that Haielet haa been elected by a (uwl majority. trot alao In th? Republican part* over the position of Attorney Cell eral. John Ruatgard. of Juneau. It I* ronrfdnt. haa won that nomina tlon by a two to one vote Kir*t divlaloa for nomlnje* for elec lion to the houw of representative* t'aah t'ole and K. U Hunter, all o: laland men. Uray and Ferrla. running for thla pot* It Ion were nominated reigned a* there were Ju*t enough candidate* died for the poaitlon* to make It legal except In the ran* o wmator. In that raca there were Ik* Sowerby of Juneau and K. A turn* iihow Sowerby ahead. E. J. White had Hied for the position of , deJj-Kate '?> the National mnwHition. but later withdrew hi* name. He waa altmmt elcvted in tplte of hlt> The iH-nnxrata generally did not little contest in the party. A large With about 75 per rent of the pro ? I net* heard from, the totea atand National Committeeman Piviaion Mi llrldr Herrnn Chovtn m: i?) i it 340 3 S3 33 H Mftate* fo National Convention IM?Won Huelrl K??l Valentine s? i?o us Fourth ~ 3St 93 101 Attorney General I h Vinton KuntK'd Fln'gnn llulib'd <3)1 431 3S0 Fourth ...iz IS9 30 Divisional Ticket For Representatives Get<hell.| 931: Tripp. ?7&: Cole. 7*9: Hunter. 739: Gray. 5?3; Wolland. (II; I'harln. (M; Perrls. 434; King, Hunter. the loir man of the tour tn He nominated, hai 1? plurality over Gray. the high man among Democratic Vote Ttie following Is the vote reeelved to date In th. Democratic primary for all the candidates: For Con it rem Grigshy. SI 4. For Senator Sower by I S3. Heath For Representatives? Casev. 30$ ; Gray. 301: Rodcn. 199: Walker. For Road Com ml:* loner* Xdkins. ICS; t'onuora. 19?. For National Committeeman ? T. J. Donohoe. ISO. For Delegates to the National Convention Casey. 13<; Caskey. ? 1(3: Connors. ISC; Derrr. 145: Rr ARernate*. Kirk. 149: Mi-Mullen. 159; Ooghe. 137: Paterson. 14C. Douglas No. 1 Precinct For Delegate to Congress: Suth erland. 5i. For Territorial senator. Hunt. JO; McConnark. 33. For r?j? rowntaim". Charles, 14; Cole. 41: Ferris. S3; Cetcbell. 11; Gray. 58; Hunter. 19: Hurler. 1!; King. SI; " ? 1 19; Tripp. 27; Wolland, .'6. For Road Comml?*lon<??s. Wll soi). IS; rimer 40. For Attorney General Flnuegan. S; Hubbard II; Kuatgard. 52 For National Com mitteeman. Cbovln. 4; Herrou. 4S; MrBride. 14. For Delegates to Na tional 1'ouventlon. llazelet. 17; Keed. 4S; Valentine, (4. For alter For Delegate to Congresa: Grlga lleath, 4; Sowerby, It. For Rcpre tentative*: fane*. 15; Gray. 14; Koden. 15; Walker. 10. For Kt-ad Commiaalouer*. Adkina, 10; Connor*. 13. For Attorney Gcnaral. Murplty. IS. For Delegate* to National Con vention. Caacy. IS; ^'a?key. 10; t'onnoni. II; Derry. 9; Krwin. 10; Rlgga. 10; White. 4. For alternate* to convention: Kirk. 9; MrMullen. Precinct No. 2 Delegate.S utherland 2?: Senator. Hunt 9. Hci'onmark SI; Heprenen tatlves. ("hurl."- S. Cole 24. Ferrl* 19. , Wolland 9"; Road ConimlMloner*. | I'lmer S3. Wilton 3S; Attorney Gen- , eral. Flnnegan S. Hubbard 6. Ruat- , gard S3; National Committeeman. , l>elegate* to conventon. llazelet S. Keed 37. Valentine 34; Alternate*. , Delegate, Grig*bv 5: Senator. Sow erby, 4; Representative*. t'aaey 4 Gray 4. Koden 5. Walker. 4; flmid CommiMiloner)>. Adfci'i* 4. Connors 5; > Attorney General. Murphy. 4; Com mtltevman. Donotioe. 4; T>elcgat?"- t< , ion vent ion. Caicy 3. t'ankey 3. Con | Mullen 4. Ooglie 3. Patterson 4. I Tradwell Precinct IMegat- Sutherland 59; Sen.ilor ] MrConMck 35. Hunt 29; Represen tative*. Charles 9. Cole 41. Ferrl* Sti. land S ; Itnad Commissioner*. t'tmer 1 44. Wilson 46; A'torney General. gard 4<?: National Committeemen, t'hovln 2. Ilerron 39, MrBride 2*; !<el.gat.- to Convention, Haielet 19. Gray 4. Koden 5. Walker 4; Itoad Atiorm General. Murphy 4; Nn f'aakey 5. Connors 5. Iterry 5. Itiggs 4. Kr* In 3. White 4; Alternates. Kirk 4. Me Mullen 5. ttogh ? 4. Pat- < teraon 4. MARK SMITH ftAS FINE POSITION Hade Superintendent of What Is to B? California's Largest Foundry Plant Mark Smith, for many year* (ore man of the Treadwell foundry i Enterprise foundry of Juneau, tha < he has recently made good In a po Trades Amk? iai iuii'k big foundr> " there. Mr. Smith aava that be re-! ventlv superintended the erection o | two lS-too brass furnarea and con siderable more equipment In thei' When running full blaat. th* ' plant, which <R>es work for the ship 2i)o moulder*. too rore makers and .<nd staff of foremen. The c.ip>rlt> 'if the plant I* 12a tons of Iron anil Mr. Smith says that he and hl> lamily are well and live In Ala '?f people *o In bathing every day. They are all In love with the Call regards to all their friends on the Channel. MORE BREEZE [the Douglas High School. whleh has final papor early next montii. Th> last edition of the paper for tlx <h(Hjl term will be (frgnr than th' monthly publication and will sum up the school activities for th? year LOCAL COMPANY IN NEW DISTRICT Have Taken Options on Twelve Claims in Kutkokwim and Will Develop Them The "Alaska Tread wall Gold Mln f ii k Company. In* taknn an option Kuskokwim river. The claims are Llvlnicaiun<' Wernecke, geologist for the company, left hero very iiuletly Itve' or nix week* ago. anil go thc < laltna. Ho waa twelve days ou l'l>on his arrival at the claim* be made an examination of them, aud .torkliiK a crew of twelve men on An outfit is being astotnbled here Hid In Juneau by Charles Horner to k taken In to that district. Ills based. Mr. lloMler will soon lea? ?? -I vul with the machinery and other The Treodwell Company had k-outa all through the interior of \laaka and Yukon lust summer, and BIG BROWN BEAR KILLS MINER faience Thompson Succumbs to Injuries Sustained in Encounter With Big Beast Ion alfordyd to thorn by the *ov iM-rrwtly still and the hear cuffed lini a ? ouple of tiroes and then went The lint blow fractured Thomp ?n's skull and the cuffing? made ?ovrral other wounds on his l>oil> He dragged hlm*elf to thr bJacli ami rlble pain and very weak from low >f blood. Hi' was hurrleil Imimill wlth exposure and loot of blood, on Friday night. His body was brought to Junrau >n th* Ambaaaador Sunday iTIght about J# venr* of age. He was h i'<I early In the \ ->r. aud leavlnic his last f.ill entered th<- employ of the DOING FINE In a letter receive! by the News from H. E. Murray, dated at Los Mr. Murray winhed to be rcmcmber Caliriel Mtotlch. an employo of the Heady Uullio'i mine, had both liom-a Inn easy. COUNCIL MEETING There won ? meeting of the city council Monday ulght. Consider able routine buslueM waa transacted Resides the business, the matter of proaent and futuro punishment (or boys who destroy property was dis cussed. There are a number of vacant houses In the city and some boys of the town cannot resist the tempta tion to hurl things through the win dows of these places and to break and enter them. It wac the unan imous opinion of the members of the council that If some young culprit ' . on td be caught lu the act of destroy ing property he' would be made an example of and be compelled to suf fer the extreme penalty of the law. ANNIVERSARY PARTY PLEASANT AFFAIR Odd Fellow*. Rebekahs and Their Families Celebrate in Fine . Style at Their Hall The one hundred and flrst anni versary of the founding of the order of Odd Fellows was celebrated here on Monday evening by a party thai was attended by the Odd Fellows. Itebeknhs and their families. The affair was a very enjoyable one. Whist playing was the flrst thing on the program. Thta gume wa? played for about two hours. The prize winners were Mrs. Joseph I'at terson anil Oscar Hanson, flrst prize, and .Margaret Uudsay and Stanley Kcnster. consolations. "tier the card* there was a ban quet that consisted of many good things to eat. A dance that lasted uutll a very P.-T. A. MEETING Thr l*M meeting of tho school rnr of the Douglas Parent -Teacher .1 ay evening In the assembly room of Parent -Teachcr Amu la! Ion will Join In un (his night to make the meet ing a blR one. It Is expected that be shown with a moving picture ma rhine. The program will consist of the followliiR numbers: IHuloRue Sixth and Seventh Grade Girls Mrs. Cahlll. Miss Foster^ Mrs. l.eN<>lr Mr. U D. Henderson Sixth Grade Girl* TO GIVE CONCERT The children of DouRlas Island who take music leaaons at St. Ann I'artM'hial school are to Rive a musl rale and concert at the Liberty thea tre next Wednesday evenlnR. Many of the children have real talent, and th<! program, which ap pears In another column, la, full of Interesting numbers. Tickets are on sale by the chil dren and the money raised Is to be used for the beueAt of 8t. Ann's hoa PUBLIC ACCOONTANT Kranklin K. Summers, formerly an accountant employed by the Alaska Treadwell Gdld Mining Company, has opened an office as a certified public accountant at Aberdeen. Wash. Mr. Summers has been em ployed for souiv time at Tacoma. but had an opportunity to ro Into bus iness for himself aniVtook it. SPRING IS HERE THE TIME TO TAKE THAT TONIC OR BLOOD PURIFIER After a long winter with its accompanying lack of variety in the diet, one'i system needs the benefit of a good tonic. A GOOD VARIETY AT? Guy's Drug Store - Third and D Douglas LIVED ON GRASS IN MONTENEGRO Douglas Woman Who Married Here Iijtow Widow With Foui Young Children A touching tnlt of a formei Doug las Island retldml Is told In a re cent Issue of ths Ketchikan Chron icle. It concerna ? *ora?n who was married on Douglas Island and *ho was a member of the Montenegrin colony that lived here prior to 190S. The Ketchikan paper li boosting r. campaign to ralae money for the relief of the woman and her chil dren. A considerable amount of money and clothing ha* already been donated by the good people of the First City and more will be given. The story as told In the Chron icle Is as follows: There Is. In far off Montenegro, a family, a mother and four children, who have uo clothing and are rr tually starving. Thoy turn to Ketch ikan to auk for aid. Shall they be denied? It Is another one of the remark able and almost unbelieving .stories of th war, the suffering, thi work of the Bed Cross and of the good women of America behind the great given to one good woman of Kctcb Ikan through the knowledge that her hours of labor for humanity Several years ago Mrs. U. II Mbe of Ketchikan made up a number of bundles of clothing for the Red ( 'roes. Kor days, she and friends worked In making over garments that they might fit children, and they were .-cht to the Red Cross, lu the pockets of several of the little suits. Mrs. Llbe placed a note, ask ing tfw recipient to acknowledge the receipt of the gnrment. Months passe I ?nd uoihlng was heard until ed from Zabuda (widow) M Mllich. negro, telling of the receipt of the that will appeal to the heart of every Alaskan. The letter, translated from Montenegrin, reads: Cettlnje. March 16. 1920. Kind Hearted L*dy: I hope you are In good health. I know that this letter of mine trill surprise you when you re ceive It. I was thinking a long time ago to write to you but the letter where you asked mc to let you know what 1 did with the clothes. I nearly go craxy when I think of the happy days when I went through Ketchikan back * In 1906. In the month of May. I. went with my brother to Doug Ian. Alasku. aiuh there ! wan rled. I was there' until the strike started und the union was orgau jic]( Terilek were laid offi and days after, my little daughter was born. After that I was traveling with mv husband from place io place, until tho Balkan war broke out. Then my husband decldod t" go to his fatherland, and wo left In 191! our ">ree children. 1 lived v/lth my mother until the war was over, then my hus band let i again for Amerlcn anjl I stayed at home pUnuing to go to him later, but God didn't lot us have our wlshea. The d d Ausirlans declared war on us. and wo had to stay here and we lars wo had. to keep my children alive. Wo are lucky to be alive now. Believe mo. Mis*, my chil dren and 1 went through a ter rible hardship. 'A'e had to cat grass to keep our ?oul and body together. After tha war I thought ? we would be able to better our salves, hut after four years, in stead of receiving the good news I expected. I Received sad news that my husband had died of tu berculosis at I .os Angeles. In July. 1>1 3. Here 1 w,t'1 'our children snd nothing else, for whom I havo to work hard In order to keep ihefn- alive, which you can bellove IC Is very hard girl of 13 years, one boy eleven, one nlno and one seven: the last wo brought from America when he was but six month; old. Now 1 am hoping for some clothes for my children 1 can never thank you enough for what you have I ? done for mo. Now I bee you trf again think of me and write m? a latter ?<> that I can be sure you received Ihla. At (he same lime If you would like to help a poor family, you could send aome clothea throurh the American Kcd Cross, which haa headquarter* here at Cettlnje. I will anawer you at onco If you write to me. If my children ever grow up, t an always hoping to go back to the V. 8. A., to that free and rich country. So now In conclusion I tend you my heartiest thanka and a Meaning from myaelf and my children, Danlca, Zagora, George and Vaslllce Again I beg of you to anawer Ihla. I cannot write Bugllth no you will have to pardon me for writing as I do. I remain youra, . Zabuda ( Widow J M. Mlllck, Uegoeeva Ullca Urol 6. Cettlnje, Montenegro, 8. H. 8. Now to Help It would be unthinkable that this unfortunate woman should not be *nswer<-d. It would be unAlaskan. Mrs. LI be la anxloua to aid thla un fortunate family and the Chronicle will lend Ita elforta In ralalng funds and clothing to send the family through the Red Croaa. Iter. C. M. Van Marter. chalrmai) o' the Red croaa, and Frank Hold, a brother of Mra. 1.1 be and proprietor of the Hlectrlc Laundry, haa also been pressed Into service. A fund will be collected, the fund to be left at the Rlectrlc Laundry for the "our Orphans' Fund." Clothing will also be collected to be sent to tho family and other clothing may be seut to the American Red cross at Cettlnje, for there undoubt edly are scores of other families in the same condition. Anyone having clothing Is requested to notify Mr. Hold at the Electric Laundry and he will call for It and see that It la laundered before being sent out. Re ceipt of donatlona for the fund will be acknpwledged dally through the Chronicle. Anything In the shape of a dona tion from a nickel to $100 will be acceptable. It won't take a great deal of money to bring Joy to' this former Alaska family and everyone Is asked to help out to some extent. It Is probable that Douglas will enter Into the spirit also, as soon as It learns of the condition of the family which formerly lived there, and It may also Join Ketchikan in tending funds to the family. Think of those four babies living for days on grass, and then give! BING HALLECK DIES ifc SEATTLE Former Eouglai Councilman and Hotel Keeper Failed Away Lait Week Blng Haileck, member of t he Douglas illy council In the year 1 9 1 S and former proprietor of the Hunter Motel, died suddenly In Se attle last Saturday, according to word received by the secretary of the Klka' lodge at Juneau, of which order he wai a member. Mr. Haileck flrnt atarted coming to Alaaka years ago aa atewar.l on the old Pacific t'oaat steamship* About afx yeara ago he located in Douglaa and later bought Hie Hotel Hunter, which he operated for sev eral yenra. He took an active part in city af fair* and served one term aa coun cilman r.nd chairman of the com mittee on health and police. While here he waa accompanied by hi* slsicr. Mr*. B. I?. Gage, and il< was at her home that h* died In Se attle. He at one time owned and oper ated the gas boat Kavordc and made lilmaelf and the boat famoua by starting out from thla place to go io Warm Springs bay and winding up on the beach near Cordova, after a Stormy trip across the Gulf of Alaaka. After leaving Douglas Mr. Haileck went back to the ateamboat business and hnd been steward on the steam er President. operating between Se attle and San Francisco. He atwaya had a warm welcome for Alaskan travelers who happened to gef aboard his ship while making the California trip. Mr. Haileck was about $0 years of age and was a native of old Mis. tourl. Ho had friends all over the N'orth that regret his death. BULLARD LEAVING L., V. Bullard. aaoaycr for the Treadwell Company, haa left for the South for a visit. MAY DAY WILL BE TAG DAY Douglas Island Woman'i Club Will Promote Tig D?y to Pay for Moving Picture Machine The I)ouglaa Island Woman'i Club at their meeting ot laat Wednesday decided that to raise about $30 that iii'due on the picture machine which waa recently received for the Donjc las public ichool. a lac day would be prrftaoted for tomorrow. May Day. Ta*? have been printed and school children will secure them from Mr*. Joseph Manley at her home. The lugs will be sold at the rate of ten cents each, and It la expected that every person on Douglas Island will be tagged on that day. This method of raising money for the purchase of the machine which will prove of much benefit In the education of children of the public school, will be Inexpensive to every one. The Woman's Club met this week with Mrs. I.OD Dcmytt. Much of the afternoon was* taken up with business matters, chief of which was the election of officers. The following were elected: President. Mrs. Charles 8ey; vice president. Mrs. Joseph Manley; secretary. Mrs. D. H. Christoe; treasurer. Mrs. J. K. Henaon. The executive board is to constat of Mesdames J. W. Martin. l,eo Demytt and F\ A. J. Gallwas. The next meeting Is to be on May 12. NO RESTRICTION IN PETERSBURG PACK Cannerymen of That Section Expect to Put Up at Large Pack ?? They Can Qet That there will be no material curtailment pf the flsh pack o( tliln section la the word brought by can nery auperlnteuueiit* and others liow In thli section doing the preliminary work for the season's operations. The Petersburg Parking Corporation crews are busy driving the traps for both the Petersburg and Washing ton Hay Tanneries. H. H. F'riele, outside ? upvrlqtend ent of the Southern AlaiM Canning Co., was in Petersburg early this week luaktax a general inspection trip. He nwfrrred with K. U Ste berg, the loeal agent, and departed for Big I'ort Walter. According to his announcement while lierrf. the Dig Port Walter cannery will be op erated full blast this summer. * E. J. Krtbroch. superintendent for the llume Company at 8cow Bay. is on the ground and has his crew busy driving traps and preparing for the salmon run. Carl Hanson, who operated a mild curing station at the ('ap? last year, was In town this week on his' new boat the "Leif" and reports that he is preparing for a large number of tierces of king salmon. Work on the Alaska Union Fisher ies plant at Port Conclusion la un der way. Supplies have been aa sembled at Petersburg for trauahlp ment to the plant. The managers expect to have the buildings ready for use by the time tbe Ashing sea son starts. Parilli Fishernffcn says; From present Indication^ tli In season will be marked by a sharp contraction of mild curing opera tlona in Alaska. aa several of (he larger mild -curera of 'that territory make the unqualined statement that their ISIS operations, owing to the pricea paid for flah. were unprofit able, and with no proapect of lower fish pricea and the fx port market hampored by the exchange situation they aec no inducement to outfit again this seaaon. Frederick Hansen, head of the Vendyaael Packing Company, has definitely decided not to open the mild curing station at Tyee thla war. and it la underatood that the Columbia & Northern Packing Com pany also will not operate Ita Wran gell plant. The Columbia Salmon Company la ?till undecided, but la mot rery optimistic over the out look; while the PaclAc Mlldcure Company has definitely decided to clove all of Ita atatlona. On the other hand, It la said that I hern may be somr expansion on the part of some of the new operators, although the only new outfit of Im iiortance at present la the Alaska Union Fisheries, which la outfitting for 800 tlercea. -Petersburg Report. 1 Job Printing at the Xowo office.