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THE DOUGLAS ISLAND NEWS
?^DOUGLAS; ALASKA, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1921 No li ?rr progr* In* ovi-r l.in by ileum compiled by lent rrronl of not having ?rad<n. 97' . 97.4', : sutl>-?> u-nth KraUtu, 97.11; !Hhm>l. January. l?2?. )??.?>'..; Jun Marvt-llc Ifc-Mylt. Ilitlila Kruni|VlM, Krvn. Itouxla.1 Durham. Km her lla Wlrtanm. Lily KronqvKt. Arthur New. Wilton. Martha Sey. Nora Muttson, FEDERATION ELECTS Th* slanki K?loratlnn of Woman-* Clubs. Kith which the Douglas Isl and Woman's Club is affiliated. re I'citljr hi !>l an election and the fol President Mm. J. U. Ueeson. An Serretary Mrs. C. W. Mowman. Treasurer Mr*. O. C. Palmer. TO SITKA llwtnr an.l Teddy Hlggins. for merly of thla city. the sons of Mrs. Kthel Hlggins .arrived In Juneau on the Admiral Watson Tuesday even ing and left last night for Sitka, where their mother now I ires. The boys hare been attending a boarding school In the south. DRUGGIST RETIRES Klmcr K. Swith, who haft conduct iil a drug store In thla city for more than twenty year*, has closed hla , i urc on account of 111 health and la now taking life eaay. lie haa had the place opeu since his return from a trip to the South for medical at tention and although greatly Im proved In health over when he left here, finds that he la not strong enough to attend to the work of the place, especially during tho winter months at least. Cuy L Smith succceds Klmcr E. Smith aa agent for the Alaska Klec trlc Light ? Power Company, which position the latter has held for many year*, and In the future accounta for the company w ill he paid at Guy's DEMAND GROWING FOR CANNED FISH Buuneu Already Feeling the Stimu lus of Publicity Campaign Recently Launched Making good their promise to "go man of the Chicago. Milwaukee ft adequately transportation demands for the nation-wide distribution of buvl:ig in hand to ni-ny h Ints to nu ct North west. Now. however, the wholesale and be the smallest In \car*. I'rfces on TOUR BOOK AND DIRECTORY OUT The Dynes Alaskan Book for 1921 Is Now Off the Press and on Sale ? Fine Work now off the prow and (or sale. The U lllu?trate<l with ruti of each town to-.irist futures opportunities for ot all residents of Southeastern Alaskan towns and 'In the book also Is given the names of federal and ter ritorial ofUcers and extracts from The work was printed by the Um pire Printing Company of Juneau for \V. M. Dynes, who has spent many months gathering information for As an Alaskan product the book la a credit to the territory and will no doubt hare a large sale both lo cally and to tourists. VISITED HERE Harvey and Teddy lllgglns visited in Douglas with Mr. and Mrs. Geo. L.. Johnson while awaiting the de parture of the Bstcbcth. on which they went to Sitka to their mother. Mrs. Ethel Hlggins. FIRST PULP IS NOW ON MARKET Alitka Pulp and Pap?r Company Manufacture* First Wood Pulp on January 24 The first wood pulp manufactured in Alaska was made at S|hh>1 river by the Alaska Pulp and Paper Com pany on January 24 and the first shipment arrived In Juneau on the afternoon of February ! on the gas boat Pheasant, ('apt. John liaho. The shipment is to be forwarded to Cali fornia for trla| in the pitper mills. Cround was broken for Alaska'* first pulp mill at Spool river late last spring under the direction of Leo Kennedy, formerly of Troadwell. Mr. Kennedy was followed north by W. P. I.BfS. secretary of the company, and by K. P. Kennedy, former assist ant superintendent of tho Troadwell mines. Active work which has been going forward on the construction of the plant ever sluce. culminated in the manufacture of the flret pulp late last month. Hotb th-: Kenuc-lys are now In* the South and the active management of the plant :ias been in tho hands of Mr. (.as* Mr. Uiss left the plant with the first prodm t on January ZS and was .norm bound about eight days below In the two days that Mr. |?i*a was at the plant after it started prodtir Ing pulp he say* that quantity pro duction had not been attempted bul ly and he was quite certain that the maximum capacity of the plant to twenty tons a day would soon be reached. The wood pulp has been pronounced by K. 8. Ring, pulp mill ? nglnccr. who is at the plant, to be The pulp la in large sheets of por WUh plenty of logs on hand for resented by the first mill at Spool , DEER HUNTING SEASON LATER September First Set for Opening Date and Closing: Now on November Fifteenth New Kiimo regulations received here today contain a provision for changing tlx* open season on den til Sou'heastern Alaska. the open The open wnwn on big game in thr killing of moose. rarilx'ii and mountain sheep north of ?2 deitvce* ?hall be limited to the iieaiion from The old season was lllmted from In Southeastern Alaska and ' on Kenal Peninsula the open season on The sea?on. beginning this year, will open on August 20 Instead of Sep tember I as formerly, and closes on The Department of Agriculture this year has also Included a pro vision for the poisoning of predatory animals, the new regulations pro viding: "The use of strychnine or other poison In killing^ predatory animals in Alaska Is forbidden, ex cept that poison may be used under official directions for the destruction of wolves and coyotes by game and ; fur wardens of the Department of Agriculture and by game wardens in tho Territorial sarvlce." The chauges are made In accord with recommendations submitted In tbe annua! report of Oov. Thomas Klggs to the Department of Agricul ture and become effective March 1, this year. Mrs. Gust ii v Grundler returned on the steamer Northwestern Wed nesday evening from a visit to San Francisco and Seattle. VISITING RELATIVES Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Stoft, accom panied by their two children, Doro thy and Bobble, arrived here on the Admiral Watson Tuesday evening and will remain In the city until February 8, when thoy will leave for tiscondldo, California, where they will make their home In the future. The Stofts visited at Escondldo for a number of months once before and last spring returned to Petersburg, where Mr. Stoft had somo private business matters to settle up. While in Douglas they aro visit ing it the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Museth. parents of Mrs. Stoft. CANNERYMAN TO MARKET HIS PACK J. H. Long of Douglas Island Pack ing Company Visiting Eastern Market* With Sample* J. II. Long, proprietor of the Douglas Island Packing Company, with a plant on tho city dock here, left on the steamer City of Seattle Saturday en route to the south In the Intorests of the products of Ills cannery. lie was accompanied by After visiting for a time at Seat tle. Mr. Long will go as far Kant as Chicago. He will endeavor to inter est buyers in his canned herrlug. clams and salmon and sell his pack of last year and contract for this year's production. The Douglas Island Packing Com pany puts up a kippered herring by a new process that has been declared the finest of all canned herring. The Dsh aro treated by a process whereby tho tnolstur* Is taken from them but they still retain their flavor. Tho clams packed by tho company are also au excellent product. The dams are secured near Hoonab and are packed In the plant hore In a very scientific manner. They are opened without first being steamed and thereby keep their flavor and It Is predicted that when the sam ples of the Douglas Islaud product have once been placed before the people of tho States,. there will be a ready market for them and that the plant will be insured of orders to Mr. and Mrs. Long will be in tho South for at least, six weeks. TAX CASE SETTLED lly its decision lust Monday the supreme court of tbc United States upheld the right o( the Alaska leg islature to levy n tax on the oil and other proddcU of the herring bus iness as manufactured at Killlsnoo by the Alaska Salt Klsh and Uy Products Company. The ease was one In which the company sued Territorial Treasurer Wr.istein (>. Smith for the recovery of tax money collected from them on the products of their plant. They claimed that the tax was exccMlve and was placed for the purpose of discriminating against them in the use of herring to make oil and guano as against herring that are packed for food. The trial went through all the various courts and last week reached the highest court In the country, with Attorney Geucrol J.C. Murphy representing the Territory and Mayor K. E. Robertson of Ju ueau the by-products company. It was said that both lawyers pre sented clever arguments in support of briefs that were submitted In the case but that Mr. Murphy won out when the decision was given. Electric Light Globes Now for Sale AND ELECTRIC Vacuum Cleaners FOR RENT All kinds of Electrical Conveniences for the Home YOU WILL FIND AT Guy s Drug Store GUY L. 8MITH. Prop. 3d and D St. Douglas, Alaska MEETING-MONDAY ON CO EDUCATION Everyone Intereited in Matter of Join Education of White* and Natives Asked to Come To discus* the question of co-edu cation of white and native children In tin- public schools of Alaska, n meeting of the Douglas I'arent Teacher Aasoclatlon is railed for next Monday evening In the assembly room of the school house. The Feb ruary meeting Is called one week eurllor than (he regular monthly meeting night. It Is requosted that all people who ure Interested In the matter on Doug las Island will be present at Mon day night's meeting. A program has been prepared for this meeting that is said to Includc some of the best numbers of tho year and will bo as follows: Selection High 8choot Orchestra Sjlx pupils of the flrst three grades Selection High School Orchestra Address ...Hon, John itustgard Mrs. J. C. McBrldc (Willi accompaniment by Mrs. lieorgo Naud) Song. "Littlo Maid. Pretty Maid," Violet Johnson and Harvey llautala. Address .. L. D. Henderson, Commissioner of Education for Alaska. Selection- High School Orchestra TRIPS DISCONTINUED The Juneau Kerry & Navigation Company announces that beginning Monday, the two short trips of the ferry to Douglas only will bo discon tinued except on Saturday of each week. These are the trips on which the boats left Douglas for Juneau at l.r> and 7:15 p. m. WIRELESS MAN Mr. and Mrs. Otto Schombcl ar rived from the south a few days ago aud are visiting hero at the homo of Mr. and Mra. A. K. Lucy. Mr. Schom bcl will be an operator at the U. S. radio station in Juneau and the famllly will livo there when they can secure a suitable residence. LIBERTY BONDS TO BE CONVERTED The Federal Retcrve Bank It Now Prepared to Exchange Bonds ol? Every Issue The Federal Reserve Ilnnk of Sui: Fruuclsco begun I ant week tu ex ? limine permanent i'A coupon bonds of the Fourth Liberty Loan with at tached coupons to maturity for the temporary coupon bonds issued dur In gthe fourth loan. Deliveries of the permanent bonds will be made In the order of recclpt of temporary bonds from bunks and Individuals throughout the Twelfth Federal He serve district. With tbe commencement of tliv Fourth Liberty Loan exchanges, "it will now be possible," Governor John U. Calkins announced, "to con vert and exchange outstanding tem porary coupon bonds of all Issues de Flrst Liberty Loan Converted 4% temporary coupon bonds may be converted and exchanged for per manent 4 >4 % coupon or registered First Liberty Loan Converted 4 >4 "y coupon or registered bonds many be exchanged for permanent 4^'i coupon or registered bonds. First Liberty Loan Second Con verted 4 >4 % temporary coupon bonds rnuy be -exchanged for per manent 4 U ',! coupon or registered bonds. Second Liberty lA>an 4% tuuipor ury coupon bonds many be converted and exchanged for permanent 4^4% coupon or registered bonds. Second Liberty Loan Converted 4 >4 r!r temporary coupon bonds may be exchanged for permanent 4^4% coupon or registered bonds. Third Liberty Loan 4 <4 tempo rary coii|ion bonds may be exebangod Mr permanent 4bi% coupon or reg Fourth Liberty Loan 4 % % tem porary coupon bonds may be ex changed for permanent 4^4% cou pon or registered bonds on and after January 24. 1921. All holders of temporary bonds of the Fourth Liberty loan are urged to offer their securities for exchange * * 'ni mediately istercd bonds. FAR ENOUGH SOUTH Saying (hat ha folt liko a million aire while In Seattle on account- of being touched every few minute* for sum* ranging from a nickel to twen ty-flvo cent*, I)ick McCormlck re lumed to hi* home here on the North wraitern Wednesday night. He and Kmll i'almbom left here several weeks ago with the Intention of going to Honolulu to have a look ut the land of the ukulele and palm trees. When th8y reached Seattle they decided they had got far enough soutln Dick visited there for a time und Kmll went to bis father'* homo ut Klrkland. Wash., where there was a houseful of grub and he will win ter there where there is uo chance of missing any meals. PAPER AT THANE SOON, IS PROMISE Superintendent of Gastineau Mining Company Believes Work Will Star* Thii Spring That a big pulp and paper manu facturing plant will be started this spring at Thane Is the opinion of George T. Jackson, general manager of the Alaska (iastlncau Mining Com pany .as expressed at the noon luncheon of the Juneau Commercial Asaocfntlon yesterday. Mr. Jackson is the representative at Juneau for lt?rt L. Thane and other interests who have been ongaged in the pro motion of the project. Mr. Jackson said that the invest ment required would be enormous und that the falling money market hail somewhat deterred the plans of the company, but he was now san guine that this spring would see the actual launching of tho Industry. He stated nlso that an Idea of what the cost of such a plant as Is planned to erect rould be gained from the fact that the plant at Ocean Falls, H. 0.. which Is of about the same slxe as they contemplate ultimately building, cost between twelve and fifteen mlllon dolars. It was planned to erect at Thane, to start with, a I uo-ton-n-da*. mill and as tho water power available was de veloped. to Increase tho plant ac cordingly. BEDRIDDEN That ber son. Oscar Grundlor, is again bedridden, is the news brought North b> Mrs. Gu, tav Grundler. Oscar Is ul Providence Hospital, Se attle. and Is not allowed to get out of hint, and suffers revere pains In his hip. Physicians state that he may be compelled to remain In bed for six months more, or until his nervi ? become well. Oscar took treatment for an In Jury to Ills hip bone that necessitated his wearing a plaster cast for tnany weeks. He hud the cast removed and for a long time lay In bed with weights pulling on his leg. It Is now said that the long wearing of (he cast caused the nerves of bis leg to go on strike and that ho will not be well until thoy have healed. JUANITA BURNED IN SURPRISE HARBOR Douglas Boat Under Charter to Fish Commission Destroyed on January 18 That the gas boat Juanlta. Capt. If. D. McLcod. whoie home port Is in Douglas. was destroyed by Are at Surprise Harbor, near the south end of Admiralty Island on January 18, was the news received by Mrs. Mc I. end In Juneau on Tuesday evening. Capt. McLeod and Willis Kolff, who were with the craft when she burn ed. escaped in a skiff mid made their way to Tyee harbor, where they now are. The boat is a total loas. The letter containing the news was mail ed at Sitka by a fisherman who had stopped at Tyeo on his way to Sitka. The Juanlta was under charter to the Territorial flsh commission to take half a million eyed huraplo salmon egg* to Warm Springs lake at Warm Springs bay and left Juneau on January 12. The supposition is that the eggs had bcon planted and the boat was on the way back when the mishap occurred. She was a ves sel of around forty feet In length and was used at a general work boat by her owner. The launch San'a Rita, Capt. Win. Olekenson. has left Juneau to get Mc Lcod and KofT and bring them to the Channel. Kor tho best and. neatest Job print ing, come to the Nows office. Job Printing at the News office. PARKS RETURNS; IS ENTHUSIASTIC Sayi That Interdepartmental Board Ii Securing Cooperation of All Departments That tho cabinet Ii Handing i?iuarcly behind the Interdepart mental Hoard In all Ita recommenda tions for the development of Alaska la tho word brought to Junoau by ? (jeorge A. -Parka, chairman of tho board ami resident Alaskan member. Mr. I'arka said tbat It seemed to I (C the wish of every governmental department at Washington to have a man In Alaska who will have abso lute authority to deal with any question involving any of the de partments that may come up. and he la of the opinion that mllca and mllea of red tape will be cut In tho future dealings between the govern ment and Alaakan citizens. Several measures have already been handled by the board with great speed, including the opening for entry of some 300. 000 acres of land on Resurrection bay. Three bills have been prepared by the board and will be passed at this session of congress. The first la tht allowing of the government to Issue patents to surface homeatead rights to applicants and retaining Ibe min eral righta for the government; a bill giving Alaska fifty per cent of (he receipts from the national for ests of the Terrltorly, and the third to make legal the Issuance of a pros pecting permit on 2,660 acres of coal land In the Territory to any person. Other matters under consideration by the board are the question of oil lands, game laws and a coaling sta tion In the Aleutian islands. INTERCITY MATCH GAMES STARTED Elks Defeat Treadwell, and Thane Winf From the Bruniwickt Last Evening The Intercity bowling tournament between teams from the Juneau Elk*. Brunswick* and Thane and Treadwell Mar tod Inst night and the Treadwell team wax defeated on Ita own alley* by the Klks by a score of 2266 to 24.12. The Brunswick team was beaten on Its own alleys by tho Thane team by a score of 2373 to 227C. The next games of the tournament will be on February 10. when Tread well bowls Thane o? the Brunswick alleys and the Brunswlcks bowl tho Klks on the Klks' alleys. Last night's scores: ELKS Fry 191 214 144 ? 648 Lavenlk .. 149 166 138 ?443 Van der Leest 138 129 136 ? 403 Hon tar 1 48 163 179 ? 147 Barragar ... 181 200 166 ? 547 Total 807 862 763?2432 TREADWELL Anderson .... 125 160 145 ?430 Hlgley ... ...< 12 170 138 ?420 Decker 127 117 160 ?404 Teriovlch .... 171 150 158 ?479 Oavril ... 183 176 174 ?533 Total .718 773 775?2266 BRt'NSWICK ' O. Henry ... 151 121 114 ?386 Darby ...! 168 1(0 185 ? 513 Craig 157 160 143 ?460 Terxovich 129 148 173 ?450 T. Hcorge 172 140 165 ?467 Total 777 729 770?2276 THANE R. McCormlck 169 140 162 ?461 Uamarra 1,36 148 174 ? 468 W McCormlck 142 174 161 ?477 Olson 156 156 159 ?169 E. McCormlck 142 161 203 ?506 Total 746 779 849?2373 GETTING BETTER Miss Trlna Museth. who returned to her home here last week after having been at St. Ann hospital. Ju neau. recovering from an operation for appendicitis, is gaining strength rapidly and was out of the house for the first time since coming home, early this week. BACK TO CHICHAG0F After having been visiting with Mrs. Hurlbut's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Richard McCormlck. of this city, for the past ten days. Mr. and Mr*. Ed. Hurlbut and their little daugh ter. Mary, returned to their home at Chichagof on the Ambassador last night.