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Applicants in Drove* for Various
Political Appointment* in
the Territory
With the launching of the boom
Wnlnndiy at Ketchikan tor Judge
Jam.-* Wukeriham for governor of
Manila, one more hat ww toned In
the ring to take IU place with the
many other* that are being kicked
about. George I*. Ilaxelet wsa the
Hr?l one to have hla name mention
ed for thin pool Hon and to receive
the endorsement of republican clubs.
The petition asking for the naming
of Ju'Ue Wlrkcrshani waa first clr
Judge Wlckervham seem* to be In
a receptive mood and when told of
by Mr. Cole, staled that he always
?lid and still does believe Mr. Cole
and dcclared'that he did not endorse
lieorge C. Hazelet ft?r governor.
There are tkHk* of applicant* for
all the other offices In the T*rri
at Sitka QruriN Mock. of Juneau
C. J lA>mvu of Nome: for 17. 8. LI
now in Atlin en route to hla mining
title waa allowed to lapse and the
rlalm waa re-st iked by James Alex
ander. Alexander took as his part
rlalm to the Kaitlneer itroup through
will was eventually located and the
dclphla. the result of an acrfdental
discharge of a rifle which he was
Mr. and Mr?. ICuburt Loom i J left
Beatrice en route to the Mate of
Washington. where they will vtoU
thmuithout the winter. They will
vU.it In ?e?eral town* of the atate
made their homo,
and with many friends and
Including Mr. LoomliT
their daughter and her hi)
Mr*. Ella U. Cupples. formerly of
Douglas. who has been teaching
ihla torin at the U. S. government
school at Circle. Alaska, was alight- i
ly burned lu a (Ire that consumed
the school house there about two:
weeks ago. This nows was receive*! ;
by W. T. L-opp. superintendent of
the Bureau of Education, at his Se
attle office recently. No detail*
were received.
Mrs. Cuppleti punned through the
Channel late this summer en route
to Circle to take the poaltlou. She
had been living In Seattle for a
year previously, after leaving Doug
las. where she resided for some time.
Her two daughters, both of whom
?\re married, are living at Seattle.
Sportsman Tells Home Folks About
His Trip to the North
After Trophies
markable collation of wild garni
pictures photographM In Alaska and
bringing th? trophy heads of two of
nioniaa Gilrrest returned to life
' omed hlni at a dinner party at lila
George Blxby residence. Sunday
Plentiful. mooH and sheep being
hunting with a camera a* well ax
The mouse saw Mr. Gilrrest. who (
lure* seen In Alaska. Had he
over of the underbrush a light b?
Ing large ones sway. The impart
the Industrial development of the
At Cordova there Is the Guggen
O. E. Bennett, at one time city
* lerk and magistrate in Douglas
anil former newspaper man on the
i he past soveral months. Mr Ben
Slberlau-Ameriran Commercial Com
pany. of which U C. Stringer, also
Mr. Bennett haa not yet decided
whether he will stay In the Nerth
for a time or return to eflattle.
Local High School Boyi Had Tough
Battle in Juneau Gym Last
Friday Night
For a time last Friday night lu
the basketball came between the
Juneau and Douglas High school
teams It looked as if the Douglas
boys would low their first game In
two seasons, but a strong comeback
lu the last half, together with a lot
of fouls by the Juneau team, put
over a w'ln for the locals by a 21-to
18 score. On the same floor the
same night the girls' team of the
high school lost to the Juneau girls
by a score of 22 to 7.
The boys started with a rush of
-ough playing, with many personal
,'ouls being called, mostly on the Ju
ttoau boys The team play of the
Juneau boys had Improved, as had
their mass plays, and they were
tackling In buuehes. Britt and
Fortney were especially effective un
til they were put off the floor for
fouling. Ten men were used alto
gether by the Juneuu team, four of
the regular players being put out of
the game.
Harold Gallwas starred for the
Douglas High, his last two baskets
coring the victory. Uangnur Kron
qvlst. who went In lu the last half
after Drown had been ruled out.
played hit first regular game and
mude good. The crowd around the
walls and the smallneas of the play
ing floor told heavily against the
N'atatorium for play and practice.
Ill the girls' game the two Juueau
forwards. Lunstrom and Hcudrick
forwards but were exceptionally
The Line-up? Boy*
.. Nelson
.. M an lev
I'aro. Vestal. Bussey and Janlksela
For Douglas. M. Galfwas substi
tuted for Garu. and Brown was put
II Gallwas 2, M. Gallwas 2. Free
18. llcteree. A. B. Cole. Juneau.
The Line-up ? Girli
Juneau Pos. Douglas
Hendrlckson F Aalto
.. J.O FeuM
,G .. WllUnen
Sey substituted for Wlltancn In
last half and Mattson for Vesoja.
Juneau ? Field goals. Lunstrom 6,
Hendrlckson 6. Fouls 4.
Douglas ? Field goals. Aalto 2,
("rowel. Free thows. Aalto 1. Fouls.
Score ? First half. Juneau 8. Doug
las 7; final score, Juneau 22, Doug
lteferces. Saxon and l'ole. Scorer,
G. C. Winn. Timekeepers, Phillips
Joseph Patterson. P. G.. who Join
ed (ilenwood I.odgc No. 107, I. 0. O.
F., of Coupevlllo, Wash., on October
13. 1891 and has belonged to that
order ever since, received recently n
beautiful veterans' jewel given to
members who have belonged con
tinuously for twenty-flvo years.
The jewel Is a very fine specimen
of the goldsmith's art and has en
graved on the back the Inscription,
Joa. Patterson. P. <*>.. Olenwood
l odge No. 107. L O. O. F.. Oct. 13.
The aggregation of boys from tho
i-radcs of the Douglas public school
went over to Juneau on Tuesday
evening and were walloped to the
I tune of 17 to 12 In a game of bas
ketball at the Parochial school gym.
One o( the largest showers (hat
haw occurred on Douglas Island
(U the one held Wednesday night
at Eagles' Hall In honor of Miss
Oertrude Johnson, who la Boon to
becomo the bride of Claude II. Ilelge
aen of Treadwetl. At leaat seventy
Ave people were preaent, including
both young and old frlenda of Mla<
Johnson who have known her ever
tince ahe waa a little girl.
The flint part of the evening war
devoted to whiat. I'rizea at thin
were won by Mlaa Esther Cashen
and J. C. Bland, flrat. and Mra. A.
Shudshlft and Ted I lellent !>al, con
After the cards a very dainty
lunch waa served, and then dancing
waa enjoyed until a late hour.
The gucata present unltol In pre
senting Mlaa Johnaon some very
pretty allverware that will shortly
grace her now home In Tread well.
Sum of Thirty-three Dollars Netted
by Program Last Friday
Not only did everyone present
have an exceedingly good time but
thirty-three dollar* wna realized
and placed In the fund to buy recre
ation material a* the result of the
Tread well Parent-Teacher program
at the Tread well Club laat Friday
The opening number 011 the pro
gram wan a song. "Thanksgiving
Day," by the entire school. This
was followed by a cute little Anger
play by the twin daughter* of Mr
and Mrs. I'. K. Rradley, Kuth anil
Prances. After that the primary
??; "Thanksgiving." by nine first
I.lttle Pilgrims" by the third grade
giving Gifts" by Dannie Megget and
"Outs, (leans and Uarley Grow." In
The higher grade* gave several
contributed by P. K. Bradley, the
program concluded with Margaret
Hell's "Our Flag." followed by the
Mr*. J. M. Hannah, who Is at Ka
talla. where her daughter, Verne.
Ii teaching school, broke both bones
of one of her legs a short time ago
by falling. As there was no doctor
there to set the bones, the tanker
Margaret went from Cordova to that
place to bring Mrs. Hannah to a
hospital. The weather was so
rough that the boat would not take
her. so a man In Katalla set the
bones. Mrs. Hannah will be dis
abled for several months from the
The Metlakatla basketball team Is
expected on Gastlneau Channel
abouth the l&lh of this month for a
series of games with teams on the
Channel. Some of the games will
be played at Douglas In the Nata
torlum and It Is wcpccted that at
least one will be between tbe Doug
las High school and Metlakatla.
While the assortment It com
plete ? and It's a fine one, loo.
Holiday Gifts for Everyone ?
Large and Small
Guy s Drug Store
3d and D St. Douglas, Alaska
The Twenty-fifth Anniveriary of His
Coining to Alaska it
I.iiHt Tuesday, November 30, at
Holy Trinity Cathedral In Juneau,
the twenty-fifth annlvorsary of the
conrex' ration of Bishop P. T. Rowe
oil Uishop of Alaska, wna celebrated
hy spri-inl services uml a talk by
Dean Guy D. Christian. The bishop
hail expected to be present, but was
detained as a witness in a fisheries
hearing now being held in Seattle.
Many people from Douglas Island at
tended the servit-os.
Many letters were read from all
purts of Alaska, from friends who
had known the reverend gontlcman ,
and had boen benefitted by his work
In the North.
Peter Trimble Rowe was horn at
Meadowvllle. Ontario, Canada, on
November 26. 185G. On November
30, 1895. he was consecrated Bishop
of Alaska (or the Episcopal church
mil ever since that time lie has de
voted his life to the work. He has
been over practically every foot of
the Territory and was for many
years famed as one of Alaska's great
est mushers. Most of the Episco
pal missions In Alaska were started
He was educated at Trinity Col
lege. Ontario, made a 11. A. In 1878.
an M. A. In 1880 and D. I). In 189S.
He has been twice married, his first
wife dying a number of years ago.
He was married again in 1915.
His first charge vus at Garden
City. Canada, from 1876 to 1882,
and the next from 1882 to 1895 at
Coincident with the services In
Miration of th" anniversary, a re
port was made on the progress be
ing made in Alaska towards the
fund of llrto.ouo in memory of the
?vent. The interest from this fund,
Kowe to help the missions estab
lished by him in the North. Con
Alaska and In the Statea.
With about half of the Territory
beard from, the following amounts
Skagway ...
Anchorage .
Juneau 874.00
Leo Higley broke the alley records
In one of the games between the
Treadwell and Ready Bullion teams.
Steve Tenovlch rolled a total of
542 pins, which is high average so
far. This was the second game In
the firemen's tournament. The
. 423
Steve Teriovlch 640
James Manning .. 418
Mike Oavrll ....... 474
2243 I
Wm. Anderson . ..... 407
Sandy Stevens ..... ..
Louis Knczich
Leo Higley ...
Total ... 2,181
The Douglas Island Woman's
Club mot Wednesday aftcruoon at
i tie home of Mrs. Jolin Itlehards nt
Trwdwell. The usual pleasant and
::istructlvo time was enjoyed by the
ladles present.
Mrs. David H. I'hrlstoe contrib
uted a paper on "The Woman and
the Law," based on a recent maga
zine story, and Mrs. Kgburt Looniis
"re.vl a paper called "Her Dig Job."
Refreshments were serred by the
Mr. any Mrs. Peter Johnson, of
Lead, S. D.. announce the engage
ment of their daughter. Gertrude. to
Mr. C. H. Helgosen. or Treadwell.
The wedding Is to take place some
time this month.
Dean Guy I). -Clirlstiun, for the
past several year* In charge of Holy
Trinity Cathedral at Juneau and of
ficiating In St. Luke's Kplscopal
church In thin city, left yesterday
on the Princes* Heatrico for the
south. Dunn Christian I* going to
Richmond. Virginia, to visit with
his mother, after havng sorvpd his
five-year term of service at Juneau,
before which time he was at Nome.
Dean Christian may not return to the
North. Mrs. Christian and her
niece. Miss Rarkesdalc, accompanied
the Dean to the south.
As yet no one has been appointed
to (III the vacancies in tho Douglas
and Juneau churches.
Soldiers While Hunting Get Traces
of What Might Be Big Moun
tain of Qold
I.ust Tuesdoy, Private Anrig ?ml
k'olenchi. members of the local de
.uhmciit of the 21st Infantry, de
ided to climb Marathon Mountain
ii Hearth of ptarmigan, lays the
Seward (iateway. Equipped with
ihotguns and plenty of ammunition
liey started out and by evening had
mi n-eded In potting eleven nice, fat
specimens of the feathered tribe.
Tired but happy they returned to
luarters and persuaded the rook to
Iress and prepare the birds for ?
east. Now comes the most Inter
?stlng part of the story, which Is
-ouched for and sworn to by the
ook, the humeri and every other
nember of the detachment.
On Wednesday morning the cook.
t. M. lirown, while preparing the
>lrdi. was amazed to And a small
(old nugget in the craw of one of
he birds. When he had assured
himself that the nugget was real
[old he carefully inspected the re
training contents of the eraw and
ound two more of about the same
die. Me Informed the roat of the
oldlers of his extraordinary And.
mil by so doing created a desire on ?
he part of every member to go j
Hinting. The nuggets were brought !
o town by Private Evans and shown !
0 several expert mineralogists,
imong whom were D. D. Stewart,
nine inspector for Alaka, and T. 0.
ila< Donald. of the Tread well Com
>any. The gold was pronounced a
;ood quality of the placer kind. It
ta* flat mid dull In color and the
otnl value of the three nuggets was
ilaced at approximately $4.00.
Somewhere on Marathon mountain
ir along Resurrection creek or one
if the mnny creeks tributary to It !
lie ptarmigan that produced the
Ind picked up the nuggets with
ithcr gravel nnd pebbles. C.old
nlors of the flour varletv have been
ound on Resurrect Ion and other
(reams in the vicinity, but nothing
Ike the nuggets discovered in the
lead bird have ever been discovered.
I', snow In the gulches and on
klarathon mountain at the present
Ime make it Impossible for the lucky
lunters to go prospecting, hut It is
1 cinch thnt If they are still In Sew
ird next summer they will spend all
>f their time in tho vicinity of
vhere they shot the birds looking
or the place where the ptarmigan
>lrked up three valuable digestive
>i Ms.
In the meantime the nuggets are
?eing carefully guarded. One of the
-Ichcst sapphire m'nes In Montana
van discovered by a prospector who
'ound a polished stone In the craw
>f a blue grouse which he had killed,
10 why not a placer mine from the
?intents of a ptarmigan's craw?
In their first basketball game of
Iho season, the Douglas Native
Brotherhood lost to the fast Thane
team by a wore of 37 to 13 at the
Douglas Natatorlum Wednesday
night. Hodges, center, and llaglst.
forward, for the Thane team, were
the leaders in scoring, while 8teven*
and Brady starred for the Brother
hood. The Lineup.
Thane Pos. Brotherhood
Hodges ..C Rogers
llaglst F .... Brady
Bratton F Steven*
Flanagan* G . Johnson
Furbush (1 ... . ?Anleakell
'Annleskel put off the floor for
fighting and Jackson substituted.
Thane? Kleld goals, Hodges 7.
Bratton 3. llaglst (; free throws.
Hodges 3. Personal fouls, 8.
Brotherhood -Kleld goals. Rogers
1, Stevens 1. Brady 4. Personal
fouls, 8.
Score ? First half, Thane 20,
Brotherhood 8. Final score, Thane
37, Brotherhood 12. Referee. Le
Roy Vestal.
People Pledged to Raite $65,000
for the Project to Erect
Big Freezer
Much cnthiminxm has boon mani
fested in Juneau thin week over a
project to get a large cold storage
plant (or the cltv. Kastcrn capital
ist* have telegraphed their willing
ness to Invest 1400,000 In a plant If
tha citizens of the city donate a
site and subscribe for ISO, 000 In
the concern.
A in ami meting wan held tnere on
Tuesday night that wan presided
over by Mayor R. K. Kob?rtion. and
the project was explained to all the
people. Kmery Valentine, principal
promoter of the propoaltlon. explain
ed the project, and Judge Wlcker
aham told of the making out of the
agreement safeguarding thoae who
subscribe for stock. The meeting
waa very enthusiastic and was at
tended by about 350 people. About
aeventeen thousand dollara of the
money waa pledged at the meeting.
Briefly atated, the project is the
one that H. II. Snow worked on laat
summer. An option waa taken on
the Femmer & Hitter dock site on
Willoughby avenue, for the sum of
$15,000. Mapa and surveys were
made of the property and Mr. Snow
wont East to intereat capital. An
nttorncy In Roston wired Kmery Val
entine, who had been working with
Mr. Snow on the project, that cer
tain interests at Boston and New
York were willing to erect a plant
capable of freezing 6.000,000 pounds
of fish and to expend on It $400,000
If the city of Juneau would donate a
site and subscribe for 150,000 worth
of stock. Mr. Valentine wired back
that the offer was accepted and re
ceived assurance that the deal was
closed -ona that a representative
leave immediately for Juneau.
The payments on the atock and
the purchase price of the site are to
be made at set times to the B. M.
Beli rends bank, which Is to act as
depositary. Payments are to be
made as actual construction Is car
ried on. Stock Is to be issued for the
$50,000, but the $16,000 for the site
Is a donation.
Most all of the business and pro
fessional men of the community are
taking an active part In raising the
money, which must be pledged by
December 16.
From all reports. It is claimed
tliat the people who are promoting
the company have strong financial
backing. It Is said that the capital
Invested before the plant and dis
tribution system Is complete will
reach a million dollars.
1'p until yesterday afternoon the
announced subscriptions amounted
to $30,000, and the fund was grow
ing fast, with a live committee
working on the matter.
II. H. Snow, who promoted the
ileal, was the man who. with a sur
veyor. spent some time In Douglaa
last summer examining the water
front. The city of Douglas secured
options on a number of lots em
braced In a block of waterfront. The
city council bought the options.
When Snow went Bast he had the
ofTcr of this free site In his pocket
and also the Juneau proposition. It
seems that the men with the capital
decided In favor of the Juneau pro
Miss Mamie Williamson and Donald
Milne* were married Tuesday even
ing by United State* Commissioner
John Hcnson at hi* office* In thin
city. Tho witnesses were J. M.
Adamson and Tom Hill.
The bride is a young lady who has
lived most of her life on Douglas
Island, and Is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Tom Hill. The groom Is
employed by the Douglas Island
Packing Company.
Mr. and Mrs. Milnes will live in
one of the Heubnar cottages on E
The Red Crot* Roll Call Is still
on and membership renewals and
new members are coming In at a
very flattering rate, and It Is likely
that Douglas Island will again do
Its part In this great work. Those
who have not already Joined for
1921 can do so by paying their
money and signing the list at any of
tho following places: Guy's Drug
Store, F. A. J. GGallwas' store. J.
W. Martin's store. First Territorial
Rank or Treadwell store.
Have you answered the Roll Call
for 1921? Do It now.

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