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THE DOUGLAS ISLAND NEWS
DOUGLAS, ALASKA, FRIDAY, JANUARY 14; 1921 ~ . no 8 1 V'li. *?? Company No. ? al \l?.na Native Brotherhood Hall Wedne-lav cTculn* proved a ?* m, ?,.., ?..?? hf declaioo over J?? lirad*. a native boy. by a very nar row martin, white HtK<ey wa? en mted to ? ar?w with Joe Collier. pon.nte ability ?a ? ?????' ?n'1 ,U1d t.?t Collier. WM uncorkln* *?me " ?rnl?K a draw by Ma ? turn were *olnK Rood ami exchanic 111(t pun hea. those of Collier , land ing moetly on Hl*tey'? ?lovea. match*! tor three round* with i,,t, a lighter who was also strong the l khtlDK. At the end of the ?<* Martini's left that had HI? ?ro*S> blow would hmve turned his toes ?ho out of condition. Sammy Jackson. a native boy. am boiera. white Roberta. though he land and the bout w?at to Willi* Uevena and Orahan. carted to lire department, which la .muted on Isrg o< yuan, native The and plenty of soft drinks a, well ax rer monle# and refereed several " furnlohed by the Brady .rcheotr* The eBtlf affair wa? pronounced on< full of Jaw and pep and waa SHOT family reached their destination after celt In* back there some one look a ?hot at Sam and wounded hint. The report that he had been killed i> Mid to be an error. *T FT MARRIED Alexander T. Nelson, formerly of thi* ritv. was married at Belling ham. Waah.. on January S. Mr. Nelaon has been In buslneaa at Bel llagham for several month*. Hit many fr:> n<H here wish him the best HE IS BACK Dr. Martin DamourstW, who ha* lived here at various times In the pa.it twenty yean anil ha* been In terested in proniotlug various min ing ventures, returned on the Jef ferson and left on the Kstcbeth last night for Hawk Inlet with two min ing engineers. The doctor declare* Jie I* going to start development work on mining claims that he own* at Hawk Inlet and on which he *a>* there Is ore running up to $300 a ALLEGES ABUSE CAUSED INSANITY Employee of Whaling Concern Asks That Big Sum Be Awarded Him (or Damage* In it suit filed In the superior that Louis Cobb, a new patient at the Sedro-Wooli'* hospital for the It Is deposed that on June 4. ttv anil imprisoned at Akulan for nine teen days, after whlrh Cobb was re sleeping w ? ommodatiooit on th< boat from 8e?0le to Alaska. Cobb In On May 6. Saplannd. the super Seattle this fall a ravin* nianiar. He pleted itH dutli-H on Wednesday ol FOR DELEGATE Kourlh ... 1413 3719 ATTORNEY GENERAL' Ruatxanl Murphy .. 1485 694 Total *.... 5373 3917 VISITS laic last nine for Mr. Itavlea while here visited at the hum* of parenta. Mr. and Mra. of ttali city. BIG WIND STORM CAUSES DAMAGE Knock* Over Building. Causes Flag Pole to Cnuh and Tin Up Traffic A mull heasterly storm that raged Sunday and Monday on Gastlueau Channel wan one of the worst storms of that nature that has ever been experienced here, and before It stopped at midnight Monday blew down the warehouse on the ferry wharf, the coal hopper thero and the big flag polo on Mayflower island Startlug some time Sunday, the wind lucreased In velocity con stantly until It reached the apex Monday evening. The force of the wind sent big rollers Into the Chan nel from Taku Inlet and Stevens Passage and at times the waves reached a great height. Traffic between Douglas and the mainland was practically suspended most of Monday, as few would ven ture on mnklug the trip on the ferry boat Teddy which was on the run In place of the Lone Klshermau. Sev eral trips were missed by the boat. It was Just about 6 o'clock Mon day evening when the warehouse crashed. It was fortunate that no one was In the vicinity at the time, so no great damage was done. Pend ing the time that the debris can be The warehouse that is now noth lug but a pile of smashed lumber was for years the pride of Douglas the city was landed. The structure ago by the Juneau Kerry ft Naviga tion Company, owners of the wharf. The building was opened by a grand ?tall that. It Is said, brought out all which the building stood was the finally superseded by the present city dock. for the past several years the building has lain Idle, al lt Is not known exactly when the was a hundred feet in height and ?as raised ten year* ago when the pavilion was built on Mayflower. A flag was raised there for a number of years In observance of various I'nder the protection of Mayflower Island the Douglus gas boat fleet rode out the storm at its moorings at the city float and no damage has been rci>ort<-d to any of the boats. Although at time* the wind roach < d a great velocity, at no time did MONSTER MINE TO BE OPENED Placer Ground Covering Great Ledge Will Be Worked in Spring Near Douglas That development work will Mart next spring on a mine near Dougla* that will. In time, rival In size and productivities* the fatuous Trcadwell mines. Ik the Information wo received today from what It considered a vary Rood source. Our Informant Mid that Just recently a Marge placcr mine, covering a ledge of monstrous proportions, was discovered near this city and that the coming spring will see this placer ground being It will be remembered that where the Glory Hole now Is there wu once a creek running and thai placer ground was worked there be fore tho ledge was uncovered, and It ii said that this new discovery ha* The discoverers are extremely re lucMnt In clulmlng a great discov ery. but with the coming of spring will make every effort possible to develop the property. The entire matter Is as yet shrouded In the deepest kind of mys tvry;thc exact location of tho claims has not boon divulged, the discover ers' ntfmos are not known to us, but we have tho word of a very reliable person that the whole thing Is on the square and that all the state ments are true. IN HOSPITAL Robert Krasor of Treadwell Is In St. Ann hospital, Juneau, suffering with what is said to be stomach trouble. PARTY A SUCCESS The card party given Wednesday 11 1 Klit at the Ragles' hall by tlio Douglas Island Woman's Club wis a sum-as from every standpoint and a good slzod sum was reallied for the benefit of the High School orchestra. About $30 was cleared on the altalr. The prise winners at whist were Mrs. Wllmer Edwins, first prise for ladles; Mrs. Van Huylonbroccken. second, and Mrs. W. E. Cahlll, con solation. The prises for gentlemen were won by David Drown, first: Charles Sey. aocond .and W. E. Cahlll < ousolatlon. A fine lunch was served, aftor which there was a Jitney dance to music by volunteers on the piano. FINE PROGRAM ON TUESDAY EVENING Several Good Talks and Good Muiic at Parent-Teacher Associa tion Gathering The regular monthly meeting of the Douglas I'arcnt-Tearhcr Assocl atlon, wbirh was held on Tuesday evening, was both an Interesting snd Instructive affair. K J. While of Juneuu and H. L. Rowley of Treadwell were the speakers of the evening and their talks were very much enjoyed. The music by the lllgh School orchestra and by Miss Mabel Cleary was of a fine quality. Mr. Wblte in his talk took for his theme the cooperation between the school and the home, and de clared that the P.-T. A. was tbo or ganization to bring out this cooper ation. He spoke of the various l*arent-Tearher organisations and stated that Douglas was the second city to organize In tho territory. He took a very decided stand on tho question of native children at tending the city schools after the government school was cloned down. He thought that its practice should not be allowed and reasonod that It would be a detriment to tho white children. H. L>. Rowley took for theme "Character Analysis" and by using children of the grades gave apt Il lustrations of the charactors of tho children as Indicated by the three shapes of facca? couvox. concave and plain. He agreed with Mr. White in his attitude In regards to the admission of native children to (be city schools. Refreshments were served in the domestic science room of the school The sot program that was to havo been given 011 Monday night was postponed until Tuesday on account of the storm. Several people from Juneau who were to be on tho pro gram found It impossible to be there DIES IN CALIFORNIA Kewi has been rocelved hero of the death of Mr*. N. K. Adams, mother of Mr?. Kenneth Carpenter, who formerly lived here. Mrs. Adams visited her daughter here for a time. She died Just before Christmas while living with her son. Her remains were brought to Ta eome for burial. RICH ORE Six hundred tons of ore from the Premier mine in the Hjrder district, going $500 a ton. was recently shipped south or a C. P. H. boat. Three thousand tons more will be shipped front the mine this winter. The ore is freighted out over the , snow. WE HAVEN'T A DROP OF WHISKEY in the (tore to warm you up this cold weather ' BUT? WE HAVE GOT? Hot Water Bottles Electric Heating Pads Chamois Vests Chest Protectors and About 100 Boxes of Cold Tablets For You Guy s Drug Store GUV L. SMITH. Prop. 3d and D St. Douglas, Alaska SEASON CLOSED FOR BASKETBALL Dougla* Boy? Champions and Juneau Qirla the Winner*. After Intereiting Scries The steam roller was working for (ho Itoys of the Douglas High School basketball (cam at the Juneau High School gym last Friday night when in tho fourth and last game of the season with the Juneau High team I hey won by a score of 49 to 18. The Klrls loat their game by a score of IC to K. With the winning of this gamo the boys concludcd the sea son undefoatod, having won from the Jutioau High school four times and from other teams five times. The Juneau girls are the champions, as they have defeated the Douglas girls threo out of four games played. The boys' game opened with a lot of xipp. with the Douglas boys shooting baskets almost at will, and the end of the first half saw the score 83 to 3 In their favor. Tho second half was more even, as the Douglas bova mlssod dozens of easy throwa for tho > age. The Juneau boys made 15 points In this half while Douglas was scoring 16. On Recount of the Ion of Una Crowe, who was out of the game on account of slcknes*. the Douglas girls' offensive line was rather weak, although Selma Aalto played hard and was responsible for all eight of the points made by her team. The two Junoau forwards working as a unit were very effective. Line-up and Score ? Girl* Juneau Poa. Douglas llcndrlckson F (C) Aalto Lundstrom F Cam ? Feusl Kelly - ... 8C McCormlck O Wiltanen Janlksela (C.) O ? Niemela island substituted for McCormlck when latter substituted for Cam In second half. Douglas ? Field goals, Aalto 3: free throws, Aalto 2. Juneau ? Kleld goals, llcndrlckson Lundstrom 3; free throws, llcnd rlckson 4, Lundstrom 1. Score at end of first half, Juneau 10. Douglas 6; final, 16-8. Referee ? Ilowley of Treadwell. Boy? Juneau Poa. Douglas Brltt C Brown Uussc) F H. Gallwa* Fortncy P Nelson Barragar 0 M. Gallwas Perelli O ............. Manley Capt. llcndrlckson substituted for Bussey In second half and Pcabody for Perollo. Other substitutes who did not play were Janlksela for Ju neau and Cam for Douglas. Itouglas -Field goals, Brown 2, It. Gallwas 6, Nelson 10, M. Gallwas 3, Manley 1; free throws. Brown 6. Personal fouls, 2. Juneau ? Field goals. Brltt 2; Bus sey 1. Kortney 2, llcndrlckson 1; free thrown, Britt 6. Personal fouls. 3. Score at end of first hair, 33-3; final socre, 49-18, Iteferee ? Hodges of Thano. NEW OFFICERS FOR REBEKAHS Installation Ceremonies Held Last Night Under Charge of District Deputy President Livie I>lnt rict Deputy Grand President Catherine Llvle. assisted by Deputy Grand Marshal Gertrude Laughlin last night had charge of tho Instal lation ceremonies that made Mrs I'rledo Swanson noble grand of Northern Light Kebekah Lodge No. 1-A, and Inducted the other new of ficers Into their places for the pres ent year. TI14 ccrcmontes. which were very Impressive, were followed by a banquot and considerable speech making and were held at the Odd Fellows halt. The following are the new officers: Krieda Swanson Noble Grand Mary Garn Vice Grand Josephine Langseth Secretary Sabin Dokanlch Treasurer I Gertrude Helgesen Warden Agnes Garn Conductor (lertrude Laughlin Chaplain Catherine Llvle K. S. N. G. Virginia Laughlin L. 8. N. U. Mice Hull ... R. 8. V. G. William Anderson L. 8. V. G. Kd Asplund .. Inside Guard TEACHER ILL Miss Theresa Reeve, of the faculty of the Douglas high school, was III several days last week and unable to attend to her duties as a teacher. STORE CLOSED J. W. Martin haa clotted up bit atore In thla city anil haa wired K. ('. Uubcrta, who haa had charge of the eatnbllahmcnt for the paat acr cral weeks, to crnto up the remain ing gooda and alilp them to Seattle. Mr. Martin hai asked that the Newi thank hit patrona for their trade In tho paat. Thoae owing ac counta ran pay them at the Klrat Territorial Dank of thla city. MISSED TRAIN IN TO JUNEAU Man Write* to Hit Wife That He Won't Be Home Tki? Winter, ai Last Boat Hai Left Railroad trains at Juneau! No more boati for the south thli winter! Shade* of Ananlaa! Can It be true? It must bo If we arc to believe ? report from Cedar Rapid*. Iowa, which stale* that poor Mr. Fuller I* stranded a hundred and fifty miles from Juneau, and unable to net there to catch a train on account of a broken leg. If Mr. Fuller'* letter to hi* wife be quoted correctly, he *ure has an original excuse, It ought to pass anywhere, ? except in Alaska. First Mr. Fuller had the misfortune to crush his leg sixty miles from camp; then lie was compelled to wait a week for the physician to set the leg; and to top It all, when he I* Anally able to be about on crutches lie finds that he cannot get to Ju neau to catch a train, and anyway, the last boat has left Alaska for the States this winter! Mrs. Fuller Is evidently st 111 waiting for her husband'* return. The report In full reads: "CEDAR RAPIDS. la.. Dec. 1.? (Special to The Register) ? Suffering agony from a broken leg while hi* companion trumped sixty mile* on snowshoes to obtain the service* of a phyilcian to reduce the fracture, was the experience of It. A. Fuller of this city, who is In Alaska. Mr. Fuller went to Alaska last summer on s hunting expedition. At Ju neau he met an old friend and tbey decided to go into the Interior. "They tramped 160 miles from Juneau when the accident happened to Fuller. A falling tree barely missed his head and dropped on his leg, crushing It. "The nc.irest camp and physician were sixty miles away, and Fuller's friend set out on hi* inowihoe*. It was more than a week before he returned and the broken leg wa* set. "Fuller, according to a letter rc < elved by his wife. Is able to be about on crutches but is not able to walk the ISO mile* to Juneau to get a train, and as the last boat has !efl Alaska for the State* this win ter. he will be unable to return to Cellar Rapids until next June." WRESTLE FOR CHAMPIONSHIP Nick Davlscourt. who for one sea Moil worked at Treadwell and gave several wrestling exhibitions at the Treadwell Club, is matched to wrestle "8trangler" Ed Lewis for the world's championship on January 21 ; at Rochester. New York. Davlscourt at the time ho was here wax amateur ?-hamplon of the Northwest. He Is a blK. husky fellow. TO BE NUN The news has been received hero that Frances. 17-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Cashcn of this city, lias entered tho convent of St. Ann at Victoria as a novice. She has two years In which to complete her training and to take the vows. The young lady went to Victoria last fall to attend school. BACK FROM MINE Arthur C. Olson, who for tho past several months has been employed by the Chlchagoff Mining Company at tiioir mine at Chlchagof. returned from that place on tho Ambeascador on Wednesday and Is now at bis home in this city. FINE PROGRESS Miss Trine Museth. who was op erated upon last Friday morning at Juneau for Appendicitis, is making a fine recovery. She has suffered no pain whatever since the operation und is rapidly gaining strength. BACK HOME Mrs. Thomas Ness, accompanied by her son. Arthur, and little daugh ter. Emma, orrlvcd here Wednesday night, after having spent the winter v lulling at Tacoma, Wash. DRIVE STARTED FOR GOOD CAUSE Honey Being Baited to Feed the Starving People of Europe Thi? Winter Tho drive (or the European Relief Council has now started on Douglas Island with P. R. Bradley, chairman for Trnadwcll. and F. A. J. Gallwas, chairman (or Douglas. This council la headed by Herbert Hoover, and Governor Thomas Klggs baa charge o( the work in Alaska. At both Treadwell and Douglas subscription lists may be (ound at various placea about town. On next Sunday and Monday nights the great picture, "Auction of Souls," will be shown at the Lib erty theatre (or the benefit o( the fund. This picture shows tbe Turks' treatment to half a million Armenian women and girls. It shows them sold into slavery, murdered and rav ished by Turks and wandering bands of Turkish brigands. Aurora Mardigunlan, said to be the solo survivor, came to America and acted In this film and directed the film ing of it, giving all the enormous earnings o( the picture to her people. Hundreds o( people were used In some o( the great scenes that the pic ture contains and those who have seen the picture say it is one o ( the greatest triumphs o( fllmdom and a vivid portrayal of th? sorrows of the Armenian people. Gordon C. Mitchell, superintend ent of the Douglaa public school, has taken <harge of the ticket sale for the performance and the children of the city will sell them for fifty cents each. Tho cause for which the money is to be raised has been pronounced a most worthy one. It is said that thousands of little children arc wan dering over Europe with no homes and nothing to cat. Representatives of the Council are now feeding many o( them, but unlesa more money Is secured many are doomed to starve be(ore the next harvest. At Ketchikan a thousand dollars has been raised for tho fund; Juneau is now conducting a drive for the fund that Is meeting with great suc cess. and almost every other city in the territory Is raising money (or the cause. CONVERTS MADE BY JOHN DARROW Salvation Army Worker Hvainf Good Succeti Among the Native People John Darrow, representative in Douglaa for the Salvation Army, re ports moat excellent aucceaa In this vicinity for the Army. The first meeting held by htm waa on Novem ber 25. when there were four con vert*; at the Aral meeting in De cember there were three more con vtrta and at the regular New Year'a Kve watch night aervicea four more were converted. On that night John Darrow. who la a native, preached a aermon on the "Ten Vlrgina." The achedule of aervicea of the army la: Prayer meeting at 8 o'clock Sunday morning and Sunday achool at 2 p. m. that day. The regular Sunday evening aervicea are held at 7 o'clock. Services are held in the Juneau Indian village Tuesday even ings and in Douglas Wednesday and Krlday nights. Mr. Darrow also reports that there Is to be a Salvation Army wedding on the first of next month before Commissioner Henaon. when Joe Acosta and Jennie Plaen will be married. Caah donation* have been made to the cause as follow*: Bay View, f 8.70; Ensign Quick. $5.0(1; Ed Belts, $7.00; caah from friend, $2; Jennie Plaen, $1. Mr. Darrow waa here laat winter also and made many converts among the native people. NEW POLE LINE A crew of men working for the Juneau Electric Light ft Power Company are this week putting up a new line of transmission polea on the city dock to replace the onea that have become weakened with | age. COMING HOME Mr*. H. W. Irvine haa left Ken tucky and la now in the Weat. She and the two children are acheduled to leave Seattle January 23 for their home here.