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THE DOUGLAS ISLAND NEWS
DOUGLAS, ALASKA. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1920 ' ~~~ Nolo HORNADAY ASKS FOR DAY IN COURT Aniwen Charge of "Repudiation" in Alaika Game Matter* and Beplte* to Orinnell William T. Mornaday. campaign In* trustee for the Permanent Wild Life Protection Kund. has been car rying on a merry warfare with most all of th# editor* of Alaaka ow hi* conservation theorii!. in rejurdi the Alaaka brown bear and tho Alaskan MRlm. While not agreeing with Dr. Horn adav la hit theorlea, his letter, ask Inn the people of Alaaka to hear hi* rnde of the story. I* cheerfully print ed herewith: To the Kdltor of The New* For the Brat time In twenty-two vwn of active work for the conserv a*k the public to consider a personal When an elderly gentleman of the retired" cl.??^ butts Into a private fight between crown men. hitting him bark Is a painful task; but when tired part* slips to your enemies a <>ut, ran you entirety Ignore the lit New Game Act for Alaska." which van honestly Intended to promote for Alaakan game better protection and l*rrtlmH to that prlntlnit. the coin pleted manuscript was placed In the hand* of the chairman anil chief of fleer of the New York Zoological So ty-three years I have had the honor ro serve. and also to repreaent. tn the iteld of wild life protection. Grant, chairman, ha* heen keenly in ?ame In submitting the roauscrlpt to him. I merely followed my regu lar . iiBicxr regarding new campaign work. Mr. Grant kept the manu terlpt for a week, read it carefully, ?tiggest-d several Improvements In and the reviled text duly appeared. Instead of being taken In Alaska In a friendly spirit. In some quar ter* It waa received with hostility promptly entered -upon a vigorous IHhed a silly falsehood (made by Riggs 1 1 about procuring and pub IHihing letter* from "the Kast" In tended to discredit me with the pei? this ?fort ren 'ied and was reflected la. many of the newspapers of Alaska arnt mil to many "eastern ronserya- 1 Mr KIcks' campaign elicited noth ing to his purpose un on* letter. "Forest aid Stream." and now pres ident of the Boone and Crockett Hut Paragraph* extracted from two other letter* statin* that my pamphlet had not been brought up for formal ronslderatlon were dis played by Troy a* bona-flde "repudl I know not how many other Alaskan "Hornaday Repudiated By Big New York Sportsmen'* Club* Now. I wish to look the people of Alaska squarely in the eye* and tell them thlar and misleading, and without any foundation In facta. No New York bllt or little, has ever "repudiated" me: and thia outrageous mltrepre tentatlon will deceive no one in th* United State* ? and least of all In Congreaa. The falsehood I* ba*ed aoleiy upon the letter of one Indl ter of "repudiation" (Mr. Grlnnell'*) were as follows I. It opened by a reference to Hornaday'* "statement* and mia 3. -It declared very positively SCHOOL NOTICE 1 would like to mwl all prospec tive student* o( the Douulas High School before school open* In order to arrange and outline the work (or qulrements or the Individual student will be our aim. 1 shall be In the uKIre at the nrhool building Saturday from 9 to 12 a. m. and from 1 to 5 p. m . and on Monday from 9 to 1! a. m. UOKltON C MITCIIKLL. Superintendent. SEATTLE WANTS OFFICES THERE Chamber of Commerce Says City Is Place for Federal Water > Power Commission In pushlnic >1* claim that Seattle be designated as the Held office ol the Federal Water Powtrr Comml* mission's business In the Paelflt Chamber of Commerce In a state ment recently pointed out that it esse.! In thi development of the Northwestern states and Alaika to from Seattle. A Arm in iHiuthMMrrn Alaaka ha vine from j. vratcrpower r> ^ourvw rannot be -- Stntf* Grologi al 9anr\- ami ttai have cariTwt only a small part of th< Waahlnrton. which Of the ?lx application* In or Northwestern ttal< for It ?l-' materially affertu the development mwiuree* prohahlv In exeers of any Tonga** National Fornt alone will development nf Alaaka. made a ten unit*. having an aggregate of about 41,nftl).OU<t.OOO feet of paper pulp for each unl*. of approximately would provide an Indefinite auppl) ror the larger type of paper mill. Seattle Time* It has been Announced that Mr*. Helen McEvoy of Juneau will hare harge of the government aehool In Ttougta* thla term Mrs. MeEvoy. ivlth her son. will move over from lunean noon to be ready to take .if the term. Mra. J. W. Martin and three ? hlldreu have Dually aeeured rescr NEW TEACHER SECURED PASSAOE CHIEF FORESTER BOOSTS ALASKA Tells of Pulp find Paper Pouibilitie* in Speech Delivered at Ketchikan Col. \V. B. Greeley, chief forester of the Cnlted Statu, tu a recent ad incrcc at Ketchikan. kuvo a very op < Industry of Alaska. Col. Greeley irave It as hi* opinion that there would bo ten or twelve I a rite pulp and paper mills located In Alaska to prepare data to turnUh to proa Inary remark*, appeared lu thi And it In a problem of cooperation, a "When I b' nme < hlef forester, a few niontbs a no, 1 felt that one of far u our deit rtment la < once mod. him. he natd, ? "l.efs have a new ? mllnr to the flrst. Then along came i lie war. upsettliiK everythlnx^Klviitf >wt? In thirtveflve pounds per person newsprint paper consumed in Amcr iiml paper Industry lo Southeastern Colonel Ureeley then went on to /??!??? uro* Inn. He estimated roughly tt would make one-third of nil the Such production would make the It l? the aim of the Korernment to bring this about, to make Alaska another Norway In paper production, tupportlnn in this as in many other Tanro of the togglnc and lumber Industry in the better crude* ot be >n mi)1 matter, the speaker uld In these works It will be nccesaary to build railroad* bark from th< const, as the logging cannot be car ried on with donkey-engine* from the roust, piercing only to a depth In conclusion, Col. -Greeley said that he expected to see four or Arc or iHMwIbly ten or twelve paper and pulp mills In operation In South eastern Alaska, and he urged the ?oromerclul cljibs of the North to do nil they could In securing facta and flgureM for prospective Investor*, giving them only the truth, that they might not later fall because of erroneous Information. LEGION SMOKER TO BE SOME AFFAIR Talent Sccured That Will Make Labor Day Classic Tip Top Swat Feit A great aggregation of mitt sting ers has been assembled for the Amor Iran Legion smoker that Is to take place next Monday, Labor Day. at A. B. Hall In Juneau. The last smoker, given on the evonlng of July 2 by the Legion, was perhaps one of the moat successful affairs of the kind ever pulled off on the slut* of Mix event that have been ar ranged by Matchmaker Jack Wllwn of Tread well nml la divided Into four preliminaries and two main event*. The main events will bo between weight*, mid Morris and Thompson. ftiioker In one of the moat sensational tight wan a gruelling one. with lllg i ally landed some hard punches anc| tlnslly a k. lockout blow. Klllott U from the subchaser 310 and Higle> member of the A. K. F. The other main event between the last smoker won his fight In the knockout route. Thompson won hli Itv a dii lxlon after six rounds of high <peed lighting with Osborn. This match was to have beon between Morrl? and Ik-Armond of Port Sew ml. but DeArmond dislocated his shoulder In training and Thompson was substituted. Thompson I* from As preliminaries will be Holm <|Ulst and llendrlrkaon as curtain raisers. who will box at ratrh tvolghls; Clark and Koskl, light weights; ltruce ami Hnlllvan. welter weights .and Moore and Montague. Most of the ringside seats for the men from every part of the Channel are planning on attending. BACK TO SWEDEN Mr. unci Mr*. C. W. Carlson of this I'ltjr wll leave on the Prlnccss Alice next Thursday on the Unit part of their long trip bark to their old homes In Sweden. They hare se ured passage on a bont that leaven New York October 9 that noes dl The<' have disposed of all their property Interest* here and Intend In the future to make their home In l ho old country. Mr. Carlson for the past two seasons has been a mill wright employed In tho Juneau Lumber Mills. WE APPRECIATE CHILDREN'S TRADE AND SHOW THEM EVERY COURTESY When school opens no- pupil will be ready 'to start with a full equipment. Something will he needed In Pencils, Pens. Erasers. Inks. Crayons. Writing Paper. Tablets. Rulers, Paste. Composition Books. Drawing Materials. I.unch-Kits. otc. Let the children come to our store for these ^blngs. They fill receive the best attention Guy s Drug Store GUY L. SMITH. Prop. 3d and D St. Douglas, Alaska LILLY IS HELD ON MURDER CHARGE In Federal Jail at Jnneau Charged With Killing William Wood worth of Ketchikan K. C. Mlly. chargo<l with tlrat do itreo tmirdur In the inyterlous burn I lug or I h<* luunrh Sou Breeze and the burning and death of William Woodworth and iKisslble doalh of K. S. Jack, Is now In the federal Jail In Juneau and will have bin pre liminary hearing before Commis -loncr llurton on Wednesday, Sep lomber 8, at 2 o'clock. The burning of the Sea Ureexe oc i urred In Frederick Sound on the ?ivening of August SB. ('apt. C. W. Harrington of the boat Lumnil Bay, aw the Ore and went towards it lie circled the burning vessel with out seeing anyone on It and finally saw a row boat In the distance He went towards the boat, which contin ued to pull away and lu it found ' l.llly. In the boat Lilly had a suit ? ase a black grip, guitar, two oil kins, a puckagu of bread, three cans of Hulmon, two cans of milk, while under the seat was a Luger auto matic pistol, said to be the prop erty of Wood worth. ("apt. Harrington In questioning : .illy nuked hlu. If he hnd tried to help Woodworth gel off tbe burn ing vessel. und he bald. "No." He asked him whore he was nnd he said that Whod worth was tinkering with the engine, while he (LHly) wa* having lunch. He admitted that there wan u skylight that he could have broken Into to get Woodworth iill, but that he wan In a hurry to ret away. Lilly said, that the other man who was supposed to have been ? II the boat had left several days Lilly told ('apt Harrington that lie was short of money and only had .ibout enough with which to get i>ack. to Ketchikan. t'pon belpg ?arched at liie Juneau federal Jill he was found to have between $500 In later statements made since KIs errest and arrival at the federal jail. I. illy has offered no explanation for his actions In not trying to save his partner outside of that he called to him n couple of times and then hauled the skltT alongside and threw In some supplies and rowed away from the burning vessel. . The Sea llreete lias been louring the canneries of Southeastern Alas ka the pust summer with Bllllo Woodworth and two other men on board. A moving picture outfit was tuken along and pictures shown at cach stopping place. ROUTE FEASIBLE THROUGH THE AIR Capt. St. Clair Street Declares at Nome That Flights to North Are Practicable "Wc lire enthusiastic over the Sucre** of our flight because ft ac complished what wan believed to be > ho lrapo**ihle. the establishment of aerial communication with Alaska The entire trip wa* made with Un original motors. 'and they are Mill i ii ii ii I UK beautifully." Thiin did Capt. St. flair Street, head of the New York to Nome air plane expedition of the United State* Army. *uni up the results of the long flight which began at Mln <-ola. L. I., July 14. and ended with the arrival of the four plane* on the Nome beach Augu*t 23. The nia > bine* were In perfect condition for the return flight, ('apt. Street said "The Middle West and Canada at tar north n* Kdmonton. Alberta, proved the most ideal flying terri tory." Captain Street *ald In de scribing the flight. "After we reach ed the Itocky Mountains we found few laiullng fields, chiefly because of the rough nature of the country and the heavy foresta. A* we flew over Southeastern Ala*ka. we *ighted In numerable glaciers. In the interior, the unexplored territory. *e could only land on the bars of the rivers." The trip demonstrated the feasi bility of establishing mail, express and passenger communication with Alaska hy air. Captain Street aiwert ed. "I expect to *<?? such routes es tabllHhcd In the near future." Uc GOING TO SCHOOL Ml*s Prance** Cashen left on th? Prince*. Mary this morning for Vic toria. II. ('., where she will enter PURCHASES JUNEAU BUSINESS Klmer K. Smith of thlH city has purchased the Dyer confectionery store In Juneau and will more h la Juneau Mjialc House to that location to occupy part of the store room. Mr. and Mr*. Oyer will leave aoou fur a trip to California. Mr. Smith la selllnR out the atock nf hla drug store here and will not actively engage In business, the Ju neau establishment being operated l<y a manager. Mr. Smith will take It. easy to thoroughly recuperate from hla late Illness SEATTLE DOINGS OF SALVAGE COMPANY Receiver Aiked for and Appointed in the Court* of King County, for >Wrecker? On the allegation that the Deep Sea Sulvagc Company, formed for the purpose of raising and salvaging the Canadian I'aclRc steamship I'rlnceaa Sophlu, sunk in Lynn Canal. Alaaka, October. 1918, has abandoned Iti op erations. has ? cased to l>e a going concern and that Its assets arc scat tered. Superior Judge John S. Jurey yesterday afternoon appointed 8. T. Hills receiver, says the Seattle Times of recent date. It lit asseriiii mill i.zuu enarc holders were Induced to acquire about $209,400 of slock. The re reiver'* bond was tlxed by Judge Jurev at $2,000. Recohor Hills said today, notwith standing the charge In the complaint Aled by D. L. Granger, nolo trader doing business at the Ap?x Printing Company, that the salvage Corn pan y's operation! have been aban doned. that It In the Intention to ac quit additional capital to completo the raining of the ill-fated vessel. Granger alleges that the company owe* him 120 for services rendered and that he holds a note, obtained from A. J. Ternent, for 1200 on de mand. and on which but 1100 hai? been paid. Me asks Judgment for As to the condition of the corpo ration's affaire Granger says In hi* omplalnt that a receiver should be 'ppolnted to take care of the acal tered assets to conserve them and liquidate them for the benefit of the .-redltors so that certain creditor! will not obtain preference* and re ceive u greater percentage of their claim* than others of the Mine das*. He alleged that legal action had been threatened in the courts of the state of Washington and In the court* of the Territory of Ala*ka. and that a multiplicity of riiIIi would result mile** this court take Juris diction of the asset* of the corpora tion for the purpose of winding It up and releasing fund* sufficient to enable It to complete and consum mate the bu*inem for which it was formed: Granger said that smaN addition* to the liquid funds of the company will enable it to raise and salvage the 8ophla and result In a profit to the stockholders. In its answer, the Deep Sea Hair age Company admitted that It ha* ceuned operation* on the Sophia ow ing to It* Inability to obtain the Decenary tug* and that, under pres ent condition*. It Is no longer able to complete that undertaking. The company agreed that a receiver should be appointed for the pur po*e of raising additional funds to complete the work of raising the ship and to preserve the a**ct*. which. It contend*, are more than Hiiiricient to pay off the indebtcdne** and leave a *urplue* for th* stock holder*. illegal" fishing" fifteen complalnta all m once wore filed before U. 8. Commissioner N. L. Hurton In Juneau last Tues day by Deputy Fish Warden M. J. O'Connor against Individual* ami Arm* for Illegal llshlng. The com plnlnta are made on aeeount of traps Ashing on Sunday. Thoec who are charged by the full warden are (he I*. E. Harris Co. on four count*. John Johnaou, John Soverson. ('. 11 (iallagher. Standard Canning Com pany. Fldalgo Island Parking Co . Hidden Inlet Packing Company, Wil son Fisheries Co.. Southern Alaska Canning Co.. Sam Hall and Paul Forsell, Jack Carlson and D. A. Dcmick. BUYS HOME William Ilohertaon. of the Arm or Mill* & Robertson, has purchased the William Llvlo houao on St. Anp avenue and will noon move from his present rcaldencc to the newly ac quired home. The Llvle house Is one of the nice* homes In town and Is noted for the beautiful garden that lurrounda It. SCHOOL TUESDAY. IS ANNOUNCEMENT Everything in Rcadineu for Open ing of Fall Term ? Seven Teacher* Employed The fall term of the Douglas pub lic school will convene on Tuesday mom I ok. September 7. at 9 o'clock, anil everything li In readiness for a full season of work. Uordon C. Mitchell, superintend ent for this year, has been hero for some time and lias announced that the faculty has been secured and that the tfachers are here and ready to take up their duties. There are to be seven tearhera cm ployed, three In the high school and four in the grades. They are all new instructors, with the exception of Miss Thompson. They will be: Mr. Mitchell, Miss Reeves and Miss Thompson, high school; Mrs. Abbott, seventh ahd eight grades; Miss Clearjr. fifth and sixth gradca; Miss Stewart. third and fourth grades, mid Miss Wilmert, first and second grades. For the past several days the school house has been In the hands of workmen, headed by Axel Kron qvlst, who have been doing repair work and cleaning in preparation for the opening day. Just what studies, and how com plete the high school course will be has not yet been announced, but It is supposed that a course similar to the one offered In past years will be offered to high school students. Age requirements for beginners will be the same as In yoars past, no scholar being admitted unless ho or she has reached the age of six years. ERNEST POWELL MARRIED Krneat John Powell and Mlu M II dred l.ane were married on August 24 at Huntington. Reach, California. They will upend their honeymoon at I>oii|t Ucarh, Cal. The bride visited Douglas In the summer of I SI 6 with Mrs. Mlldrel Purdy. She haa tor a number of yearn been employed ns assistant postmaster at Kacondldo, Calif., and has been 'the chum of Mr*. Mildred I'urdy. Mr. Powell'* ulster, for year*. Krneat John Powell la the son of John Powell and the late Mra. Powell, pioneers of Douglas Island, lie i ame here when a small boy and attended school, and after ho grew up was employed In the mines hero as a blacksmith. He was in Franc* during the late war and since com ing back has been with his father and sister at Ktcondido, Calif, when not out In the mining camps. The newly parried couple will live at Kullertim. California, where Mr. Powell is employed In the oil In dustry. STILL WRANGLING As an aftermath of the local af fairs of the Deep 8eu Salvage Com pany, that concern is now lighting the bankruptcy proceedings that have been Instituted agninst It. Law yers for the company claim that the assets amount to something over 134,000 and that the total liabili ties are not over 1 11.000, Including $2,1)00 that was promised to Diver Walters, who recovered the safe. Appraisers appointed by the court to determine the value of the com pany assets have filed a report In which they state lhat the assets are not as great aa claimed by the com pany. TEACHER COMING Miss Wlnnlfred Halrman. who Is to teach In the Tread well school thl? term, 1* a passenger north on the Alameda that Is due here Sunday. MIhs Kalrman taught In the l>ouglas s<'hool last term. WEDDING Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Morgan of Treadwell have announced the en gagement of their daughter. Dora, to l,eo lllgley of Treadwell. The wed dlng has been arranged to take place this month. TO CANADA Melrllle Nlnnls. who has been working In the electrical department at Treadwell ever since getting out of the Navy more than a year ago. left on thf Princess Mary this morn ing en route to Montreal, Canada. BODY RECOVERED The body of Fred Patching, hus band of the former Mlsa Verna Alkens, a Douglas girl, was rccov. cred a short time ago from the Salt chuck near Luring, where he was drowned. Vhe funeral waa held til Ketchikan last Wednesday.