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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
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!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.

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