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THE DOUGLAS ISLAND NEWS TERRIBLE TOLL IN THE INTERIOR Late Influenza Epidemic Claimed Many Victims While It Raged Recently Kdltor Thompson, or the Fair bank" News- Miner. *lm that the rtnale of the itory of the flu epi demic which took the heart out of latertoe Alaaka for the time being and ma<te everyoM look at their hole rird. la flftjr-nlne dead at Nenana out of ill ram: Bin* dead In Fair hanks out of S?t> rase*, the flu start ing la Fairbanks; eight dead at Circle, one at Kagle Creek, eight at the Indian Tillage below Chena. one at the fox farm fifty mile* out. one at the Miller house and one at Sal rhakct. eighty-seven deaths In all. ?ays the Cordova Times of the 5th The reason for the exfeme pen ilty at Nenana was the pneumonia winds which blew all the time off the glaciers of the Hroad I'm. During the epidemic thirteen deaths oc curred In Fairbanks, four from Fairbanks dead are: Stanley R. Mesa. I'errv Wllloughby. Mrs. Frank Huteau. Mrs. Have Puree. Mrs. Kancher Borden. Alice Warner. Mn. Rnatrom of Brooks. Harry Williams, partner of Frank Lawaon: Harry Nelson. rancher: Henry Klelnscmldt. ? ieorge llobar. teanwter: H. L Sel The dead at Nenana are: Larry O'Keefe. N. C. agent; Mrs. Joe O' ? 'onnor, Herman Roaburg. Mrs. t'.eorg.- Benctl, who was little Cav anaugh. Mrs. Pal Carroll. Rob Smith Mrs. Mike Cooney. Kd Herber. Ralpli Waechter. Axel Kndstrom. Sam f>et rich. Mr*. Bert Johnson. Axel Cov "igton. Ihn Mclnnla. Mrs. Joe Burns. Mrs. George Harrington. Wil liam Kuslck. William Mclaughlin, ('. Co . Sam and Nick Radlvleh. Alex Harry WfliNr, William CoutU of N. Sahlla. Jlmmle Kakara. a Jap. George Vrrkolf. Ben Johnson md twenty seven native*. ( Mike Millch. at Kagle creek; Mrs GASTINEAU LOST ON OPERATIONS Net Lou (or the Year W?j Some thing Orer Forty-Nine Thou sand Dollar* pony for the Alaska Gastlneau, an nual rtpwl shows that during 1919 lh' (nlil rfronr; amounted to (( rent* a ton as ? ompared with $8 , cents per ton In 1918. which li self evident proof, the Boston News Bu reau say*. that under prevailing con il 1 1 tons there ran be no profit In con tinued operation of the property. While the operating loaa for 1919 I* scheduled at 1273.397. the actual rash Ices only amounted to 849.054. "this being du? to credit accruals from prepaid development reserves set up In the past, large tonnages having been drawn from or* reserves upon which a portion of the mining Presides! Havden states that the 1919 amounted to a decrease of 40 p?r cent from the 1911 production of $101,000,000. The value of the production recover ed by the Alaska Cold Mines Com pany In 1919, amounting to 81.474. sow. represented approximately It* per rent. of the total I'nlted States production. Muring Its flv* years of operation, the company has jfroduied Mr llayden adds: "Your company ran continue operation only so long ss advantage can be taken of extract ing ore already broken In stopes or preparlug for mining, on whlrh de velopment and breaking coats have been previously paid either wholly or in large part, thereby recovering the amount invented In the develop ment and preparation for mining of Mich ore reserve*. " At tha Alaska Cold Mipea annual meeting John D. Dllon was elected as director In place of K. R Babbitt. STUDENT COMING Phil Bradley, son of Mr and Mrs. P. R. Bradley of Treadwell. Is ex pected borne soon. Philip has com pleted his Unit term as a student of Culver Military Academy at Culver. Indiana, and will visit with his parents here until the opening of NEW WIRELESS Enlargements and Improvement Uave recently been made by Stantoi Martin to hi* wifeless receiving sta Hon here. Formerly the aerin! vrer* only on the top of the J. \\ Martin More Kmently a Ion* spai 'of wire was placed from the top o ihe dancing pavilion on Mayflowe i Inland to a pole inalalled near thi old n?h market at the head of thi ! . Ity dock. Stanton aaya that thi ! wireieea now worka like a charm. IRENE McDONALD PASSES BEYONE Died at the Home of Her Parent* Mrs. and Mrs J. F. McDonald. Tuesday Morning Irene McDonald died at the liouic of her parenta In Juneau Tuesday morniiiK. after having arrived from Seattle on (he JelTerson last Sumla) She had been sick for the past three months from the effects of au oper ation performed at Seattle, where she had been liviug for something over a year. The funeral was held yesterday afternoon in Juneau at the Odd fel lows' hall, under the auspices of thi Masonic lodge. Rev. H. K. Green init of the Methodist church offlel ated. The pall bearers were Charles Oaterberg. William Pels. Janicn Chrlstoe. Guy McNaughtou. Charles Xaghel anil I. L. Harding. The oldtime friends of the McDonalds at tended from Douglas Island present. The burial was In the Masonic cemetery. Irene McDonald was born In Se attle on July 24. IS?2. She came to Douglas with her parents. Mr. and Mrs John K. McDonald. In 1897. She grew up in this rlty, where her father for many year* was chief of police. She attended the public senooii nere ami ?u very |M>|iuiur among the young folk*. Half a doaen year* ado she moved to Ju roan, where her parents arc I orated, anil baa made her home there moat of the time since until going to Se attle to live Ic.ta thautwo year* ago a ?lah to aeo her father aud to be with tier folks In Juneau, so her mother, who hail gone to Se attle. brought her home on the Jef termination to live until she reached her destination that kept her alive than two days after her arrival she Monday, the day before her sister's Perhaps there never was a bettei known family In Douglas than ??Jack" MrDonald Tind his wife anil two dapghtera. who were thelt father's constant companion when they were little tots. All the people of the Island svmpathlxe with tht cumatante* surrounding It. BUYS HOME L. 8. Ferris. who moved from Treadwell a abort time ago and It now operating the Stedman Hotel a Ketchikan, recently purchased n home there. The hottt* belonged ti J. ,\l Wv. koPT anil will be occupl" ity Mr. and Mrs. Ferris when i h? t>rncnt tenants leave for the South ROBERT FRASER HEADS EAGLES New Officers of Local Aerie Installc, at Meeting of Last Friday Night Robert Fraaer waa Installed a: Worthy 1'reaident of the Douglai Aerie of Kaglea at their meeting o laat Krl?l?y nlKht. and Alex Klloh paat worthy president, took tha chair after parhap* the moat proa porous year, aa far as memberahli la concerned, that the Kagl* lodg htrt haa ever had. Other officers in stalled were: Alex Sturrock. rice president. Alex Sty, conductor. Carl H. Erlckaon. secretary. R. A. Schmidt, treasurer, Arthur Cam. Inside guard. I Jainea Kdmlatou. outside guard. Joseph Patterson, trustee. as Installing officer for ihe occasion FURTHER PLANS FOR CELEBRATION Committeemen Appointed, D?te Set ftnd Plans Perfected for Celebration Here e That Independence Day will bo celebrated on Douglas laland Mon day. July fi, waa the decision of the meetliiK of the Fourth or July Asito ' There la every Indication that I ho and that ample (unda will be on haud w lib which to have a credit The II rat bind newt transacted waa tbe appointment of the various com tnltteca b) Chairman Jerry t'aahen. The appointment* were an follow*: Arrangcmenta: A. K. Uurr. L. H. Sports: J. W. Wlaon, K. K. booth*. J. K. Mention. J. H. LanKseth. Robert Kraaer. William Itobcrtaon. Al. Cava. I'lo Martini. Uabriel Paul, Axel Krouqviat. Nela Andvraon, Arthur l>e< orations: Frank Oiver. John King, Arthur Olaun. Sam I'aul. Music: ('. H. Krlckson. J. W. Dance F. Helxcaon. Geo. Grin*. The Marshal of the Day was to be The Hnance committee reported u>iucthinjc over $40 In the bank from the celebration of two year* ago. There was said to be a Rood proapcct of secure more money If oltlnl that the Kuorta committee Mini. I be allowed $325 with which to have a program of "* porta, the sport* to constat of a hoite rare, ball Xante ami event* for the children. It I'pon motion a vote of thank* was 1 tested In the meeting and the motion It wa* dated at the meeting that tlon will be held next Monday nlKht MOONSHINE BURNED AT CORDOVA FIRE Fire Department Called Out to Quell Flame* From Still That Be came Overheated Practicaly all our beat people pulled (heir napkin* out from under >f smoke were roll Inn up from one VI rat and Sc. mid ?treet*. Lo! an >ur gallant fire fighters buret In the i loom of the blazing cabin, they were 'Imnst floored by the ? mphasls of a lowhy. nourish smell. Evidently mielhing ?a> rotten In the state fait a miiturc of raining, hopa. ?igar. flour, eti A gasoline stove. ' left burnlug under the at III. had auscd the Are. A large keg of the finished product, "white-eye," stood near. It was confiscated, together ? with a quantity of the mash, and f Charley Hong, proprietor of the t rested on suspicion. though there ' as no on* tn the cabin when the t was untenanted. Five empty bar cllthery m -w of bushels of ferment ' today of last evnlng's excitement. ? Cordova Times. NEW OPERATOR Mrs. John Hull ha* resigned ai operator In the Douglas telephow t. by Miss l.'na Crowe. INJURES HAND A. Murray, the local saw mill magnate, became entangled In the knives of the planer at hla mill yes terday and before ho could get looae received rather severe Injurlca to one of hit hands. It was nccessary to shut off the power In the mill be | fore Mr, Murray could be liberated FEES ARE RAISED FOR ATTENDANCE Five Dollars Will Now Be Paid to Jurymen and Witneiei Will Get Three Dollar* United States Marshal J. M. Tan aer has received notification that, beginning July 1, jurors', and wit nesses feus In the Klrst division will l>e advanced. Jurors, both petit and itrand, wll receive $S per day and witnesses |3. The present rate l? S3 a day for jurymen and $2 for witnesses. The securing of this Increase har> licen advocated by every grand Jur> tor the past twenty years and hat. lieen recommended by the local of ilcials. The money paid formerly would not keep jurymen or witnesses i In the necessities of life while giving their time to the work. The term of the district court at Ketchikan It scheduled to close to 'lay or tomorrow and the court part) will arrive on the Alameda Sunday Jurymen will report at Juneau Mon 'lay for the spring term of court. HOSE RACING At an Informal meeting or (low <'ompanlca No. 1 and : of the Doug is lire department Monday night It I wus decided to enter hone tram* In I both the Juneau and Douglas race: ? luring the Fourth of July celebra tlons The races t h la year will b< run In the same atyle aa laat year, being with four lengths of colled hone that Is thrown on tho ground, oupled and connected to the hy drant and water thrown through the rozile. A nueleua of a team to represent i he company was formed laat Mon day night and all firemen are naked to attend the regulrr meeting next Monday evening to assist In perfect ing the formation of a team or-teams lies Ides the dlacuaalon on hoae ; racing, members should be at this Mieetlng to get In on roll call under ' he new ruling that drops them from the roll after three successive ab ?eiice* from regular meetings. ON ALAMEDA Miss Maude Llljestrand will ar : Ive here on the Alameda Sunday foi | a visit. Miss Llljestrand has been In Seattle for the past two years, after having lived for many yeari on TO TENAKEE Mrs. Joseph Manley went to Ton ??kee on the Barl M. yesterday mom nig with considerable of her house hold goods and will make her home >n the new house recently purchased there by Mr. Manley. Mr. Manle) nd William Manley will operate the iCurl M. on the Tenakee run twice a v ink. leaving Juneau and Douglas ; <>n Monday and Thursday mornings , Karl will assist for a time and will 'hen perhaps come back to Douglas. Mrs. Manley will stay at the springs at least until the opening of school The Manley wharf at Tenakee Is sufficiently completed so that It can be used aa a landing place at high and half tides. SPRING IS HERE THE TIME TO TAKE THAT TONIC OR BLOOD PURIFIER Alter a long winter with iti accompanying lack of variety in the diet, one'i ?yitem needi the benefit of a good tonic. ?A GOOD VARIETY AT? Guy s Drug Store Third and D Douglas FISH PACKING STARTED HERE Buyer It Mild Curing and Shipping Fresh Fish From the City Wh*rf . A new fishing Industry ha* sprung up in Douglas, with A. J. Sonathagen, representing the Alaska Pacific Fish eries Company, at the head of It. Mr. Sonsthsxen, who la a very well known flsli buyer and packer of Southeastern Alaska. having made hla headquartera at Petersburg for a number of yeara, la buying king salmon and mild curing them, alao shipping thein Iced, ilo la using the building of the Itouglaa Inland Pack ing Company on the city dock for hla At the present time moat of the flah being' packed arc coming from Seymour ranal, where Mr. Sous thagcu goes to purchaae. He has already made one large ahlpment of fresh flah on the Jefferson and will ship more on the City of Seattle to day. Besides the freah flah. aeveral tierces have been mlldcured. At the present time most of the work la being done by the huyor himself, but It la hla Intention to put on more men as soon aa they can be securkd, and It la expected that the Industry will grow to quite large proportlona. In the meantime J. II. Long and associates are Installing a large teller In their canning plant on the city dock, and It la their Intention to start canning small quantltlea of fish soon and to Increaae their pack when the aalmon start running moro freely some time In July. SECOND MONEY FOR CHANNEL Combination Team Loit Deciding Game in Whitchone Tourna ment to Skajway A number of Douglas Island peo ple. I lie -hiding *ome ham-hall player*, went on the Whltehorae excursion i hi* year. The trip to Skagway was made, on the Alma, leaving shortly lifter 9 o'clock Krldav morning and icturnlng at an early hour Monday Anionic the hall player* going from here were Cam, M Gallwaa. Arthur Nelaon. Ott and Sinclair Brown. These men united with *ome of the Juneau hoy* and some from the *ub ' liaaer 31?> and formed a team that played In the tournament. They de feated Whltehonie In the flr*t game hjr i score of $ to 3. Skagway de feated the soldier* by a score of 4 to 3. That game waa called by the umpire In the aixth Inning. The rauRe of the ihortening of the Soldlcr-Skngway game waa the um plre'a decision on a squeeze play where he called a Skagway runner cafe becauae the soldier catcher in terfered with the batter when the play waa pulled. The Midler* ques tioned the decision and refuaed to tlniah the game, and the umps gave It to Skagway. that team being one run in the lead. For the Channel team, in the drat game Lam roc. a aailor. pitched for two Innlnga and was relieved by Gam. who won from Whltehorae. After supper the deciding game be tween the Channel team and Skag way was played. The latter won by a score of 4 to o. thereby winning first money and Douglas second. Gam pitched the !a*t game for the locals. The trip was the ti*ual one. with plenty of dancing and general good times. Whltehorae ia now dry, and Nome of the hoys miaaed the usual liquid refreshments, while others did not miss much of anything. ARRIVED HOME MIm Mary Martini. who h*? boon Hi Scat tic for the pout several yearj taking a course In nuralnjc. arrived here on the City ot Seattle yefterday for a vUlt with l?cr parents. Mr. and Mra. Plo Martini, and family. Fred Olu?. her uncle, who was tc serompany her north. Is remaining In Seattle for * time on account ol Mr?. Olui having recently undergom an operation. OPERATED ON Pa v id H. Chrlitoo was operated on Tuesday at St. Ann hospital. Ju ueati, for appendicitis. Mr, Chrlstoi reeorervd very well from the opera be able to leave tho hospital In at unusually short time. IN ABIZONA A let I ttr was recently reeclved hert I'rom John Olson, formerly In bus iness In Douglas. but now located at I'hoeiilx. Arizona. In which he aayi that Mrs. Olson la not much Im proved. Mr. Olaon also told of the death of J. A. Conley. formerly of Thane und Juneau, who died very auddenly m Tacoma the latter part of April. Mr. Conley. who had been twenty vears In Alaska, was very well known. He was $2 years of age. COAL IS RAISED DOLLAR PER TON Owing to Increased Coit of Commod ity. City Is Forced to Raise Price at Dock On account of a raise In price it the bunkers of the 100 tons of coal received here early this week on the ireighter Santa An, announcement was made at the meeting of the city oiinoll that the price had been raised to.consumers one dollar a ton. The price is now f 15 a ton, or f 16.76 delivered. It was reported that the Keeney :>lle driver was making good progress on the repair work on the Douglas ? Itv dock and that the work would "oon bo completed. The street commute reported that Axel Kron'qvlst had completed bis work of repairing 8t. Ann avenue and that that street was now in good repair. Ways and means were discussed tor raising enough money for the city expense budget for the coming year. It was felt that owing to the decline In the value of real estate in the city It would lie rather difficult to raise money on property (ax. It was decided that a thorough taxa tion on personal property would be made this year. PUBLISHER DIES tieorge M. Arbucklc. plonoar real dent of the Idltarod diatrict. where lie published the Idltarod Pioneer for a number of year*, died there recently, following a protracted ill neaa. The deceased ???? in the Dawson country In the early daya of that camp, where he waa employed by the Klondike Nugget. He HI impeded to the Fairbanks district thortly after the dlacovery of ?old on Pedro reek, and waa among the flrat to 'ocate on Cleary, whore he published a weekly newspaper. Later on h* moved his outfit to Chena. and Anally located in the Idltarod district, fol lowing the rush to that camp. The publication of the Pioneer waa -tispended more than a year ago and \rburkle went Outalde, returning \orth last summer and resuming the publication of that paper. After a lew iaauea had been printed, the pub lisher became III and hia condition oon became aerlous. He was con lined to his bed practically all winter and bis condition waa sucb that it waa considered doubtful montha ago of hia ultimate recovery. ATTEND THE U Miss Ksther Oliver. who/li?? been . visiting with her parents. Mr. ?n<l Mr*. Frank Oliver, for the past two weeks, left on the Jefferson Tues day morning for Seattle, where she >vlll attend the summer suasion of ?he University of Washington. Miss Oliver will return In the fall to tearh igain at the government school at llska. Alaska. FIRST GAME TO BE PLAYED IN JUNEAU Douglai Firemen Will Journey to Juneau Sunday to Crou Bats With Capital City Team Manager Arthur Olson of th? Douglas baseball team having lost In the toss-up with Manager JacV Woodard of the Juneau team, th< i Douglas hoys will play baseball ncxl Sunday afternoon on the Juneat grounds. This Is the first game ol ? ths season on the Juneau groundi and the first game of the season be tween these traditional enemlea. The probable lineup for Douglai will be Garn. Martini, Oliver, Gall I was, Higley. Kearney. Brown. Wilt anen and several others not .vat do ? cided upon. The game should be a fairly goo< one, aa tho teams will without doub i be evenly matched and about equs In preparation. NO CHANGE MADE IN MAIL SERVICE Delegate Grigiby Wire* That the Contemplated Restriction Will Not Be Enforced That the thlrteen-trlp-a-week schnd ulo for mall service between Douglas and other Gastlneau Channel towns will be continued Instead of the con templated slx-trlp-a-week service as proposed by the poital service, Is assured by George B. Grlgaby In a telegram to Mayor F. A. J. Gallwas. The telegram as*recelvcd reads as follows: "Washington. 1). C.. June 10. "Mayor of Douglas. "Think post office will continue thirteen a week service. Have had advice from department from which think can promise this. "GEORGE B. GRIGSBY, per Reagan." Some time ago advertisements were posted calling for a slx-trlp-a week mall service between Gastlnenu I Channel towns to supersede the present thlrteen-a-weck service now . in force. P. R. Bradley was first to lake the matter up by telegraphing vigorous protest against It to Dele unte Grlgsliy and putting up a prop osition to the postal department whereby the service could be con tinued without any more cost than 'he curtailed service. The Juneau Commercial Club also wlj-ed con demning the scheme, as did also the Douglas city council. The tclgram received yesterday by Mayor Gnllwas Is In answer to one sent by him for the council In which he stated the hardships that would result from the slx-trlp-a-week serv ice. SUIT FOR DEBT Suit has been died by the Alaska Treadwell Gold Mining Company xgainat the Deep Sea Salvage Com pany. operating at Bridget Core on the wreck of the Princess Sophia. A writ of attachment was aaked for ii nd served on two of the defendant > ompany'i boats, the Enterprise and Harold C. The former la a gas boat lying In Juneau and the Utter a atcani lug that Ii at Traadwell awaiting repalra. It la claimed thai the Uetp Sea Salvage Company oirea lift Tread wel Company the mim of 1J.04I S3 for work performed and gn4d( turn lulled. The work was machine and boiler repaira on hoata belonging to the Deep Sea Salvage Company. Juat what effect the tying up of two of the company's boala at thla time will have la not known. It had been announced that the rais ing of the Princess Sophia would take place June 20th. upon the ar rival of material from 8eattle. TO SPEEL RIVER Two cottage* that formerly atood on the ground near what waa known aa the Honoyrooon Plata at Tread well were taken to Speel Hirer last week by Capt.-Tay Bayers of the Alecto and are to be uaed by the Alaaka Pulp and Paper Company there. Douglas Meade la now In charge of the building operation* at Speel Itlver and U T. Mclnnea and George Stukey of this place hare gone there to assist In the eroctlon of a saw mill for the company. ON ANNUAL TRIP Superintendent of Kducatlon Les ter I). Henderson of the Territory of Alaaka. left laat night for Skagway on hla It rat lap of his rlalt to all the achoota of the territory. He will go south from Nome thla fall. GOING FOR VISIT Mra. A. K. Gurr and two children. Cecelia and Jack, will leare on the ' City of Seattle tonight for the aouth. I where they will rlalt during the summer with relatlrea In Waahing I ton and Montana. i TO PENNSYLVANIA r ? Mrs. Ethel Haver, and children ex ? poet to teare here on the 8pokane to go to Pennaylrania, where Mr*, i Hares' parents reside. BROKEN ARM Carl Hagnrup. six-year-old son of I Mr. and Mrs. Hagerup of this r|ty, t fell from the porch of the Croatian it hall building yesterday and frac tured the bone of one of his arms.