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THE DOUGLAS ISLAND NEWS
DOWLAS. ALASKA, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1921 NO NATIVE SCHOOLS WILL CONTINUE Secretary P?yn? Says Bureau of Ed ucation Does Not Plan Closing Government Institutions The nue-tlon u to whether gov ernment schools tor native* will be ,l< .<1 next term at Wransell and other pln.r* In the Territory nwnw to have now bwn definitely settled with them remaining open, accord ing to a letter rsrtlvvtl by the Ju ne.iu I'arent-Teucher Aasorlstlon from Delegate Gcorg* H. Urigsb*. enclosing a letter received by him from Swrrtsry of the Interior John The At .uiatlon at Juneau, as did against the closing of native schools raarv 1. I beg to state that the Bu -JOIIN BAKTON PAYNE. FINE DECORATIONS FEATURE DANCE Xanjr Attend the Ball Given in Honor of High School Teams of Prejent Season i?rv<-4 the purpose of programs At ? 01 . ura furninti'il thr TRAVELING >IAN DIES Mr Jacobs flrnt came North nix fore the holidays ami *e?eral weeka trrttmrni. He waa a prominent BIRTHDAY PARTY of h> r crarddaaughter. l?la Urav revk only relatives were present. SPECIAL FERRIES A "peetal ferry leaving Thine ?t 9 o'clock tonight. Treadwell at SMS and Douglas at*S:2<? will take danc er* to the Junior from In Juneau. A ferry leaving Juneau a 1 o'clock tomorrow morning will bring them PARTY A SUCCESS The card party riven on Wednes day evening by tho Hebekah auxil iary for the be ne lit or Armenian or phan* was a ureal success. there be ing twenty-three tables of whlat In play. MIm Augusta Widemann won first prise for ladle*. Mamlo Keusi consolation. J. C. Bland won first prize for men and l)a?e Brown con solation. Refreshments consisting of hot buns and wlen)es were served. NUGGET RECOVERED; PIRATES ARRESTED Missing Qas Boat Wai in Limestone Inlet ? Hen Marooned on the Beach Several Day* The (as boat N'uggst. belonging to Simpson ti Wright of Juneau, stolen from her moorings Tuesday morning of last week, was found at ?on of the Santa Klta. and the three men, Smith. Neel and Baker, wed er LeKevre of Juneau and. waiving preliminary hearing, were bound inlet but found no one on board. He ? ay. Frank N>?1 I* from wmiern Ahwka. where he has a jail retord wer<- foil till aboard the NuK*et. and InK belonged to Lloyd Winter of Ju FIRE MEF.TIN( There I* ti> be a m eel In* of llnw meetln*. Chief Kron.jvlat will rive ii talk on the leiwona learned at the the committee that waa appointed on hand and their recommendation! aa to what will be needed for th? MINING MEN TO MEET AT PORTLAND Third International Mining Conven tion Will Be Held in Roie City April 5-9 Port land, Fob. S3. ? Portland Is preparing to be host to tho third an imal International mining conven tion to be held here April 5-9. Fif teen hundred delgates. excluslvo of their families, will attend and will represent a territory covering Alas ka. British Columbia, and tho six states of Montana. Idaho. Washing ton, Orcgou. California and Nevada. Everything pertaining to mines and mining will be discussed and every mechanical equipment used In mill ing and ever yore and mineral taken from the earth In the territory em braced will be exhibited. The delegates and their families will be the sperial guests of business men and social leaders of Portland, and every attention will bo given to their comfort and entertainment. A special committee comprised of the city's moot prominent women has been appoint :d to look after th. wive* of the delegates. Banquets, dances and automobile rides to flccnlc ; pots will be liberally sprinkled through the Ave days' session. Among tho distinguished men who have been invited to address the con vention un subjects pertaining to mino^ and mining are: Herbert Hoover. Governor Kiggs of Alaska, he Honorable WfTTlam Sloan, mill Inter of tylne* for Ilrltlsh Columbia; succeeds Herbert Hoover as prefei dent of the American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers. ?feculent of the American Mlniug HONOR BIRTHDAY OF WASHINGTON Mich School Qivet Program of In cidents From Life of Our First President In romnu-mnraMon of the birth day of GvurKu Washington. "Kathor of III* I'uunlry." the Douglas lllch "The American I'rool" Anw Veaojii Mary Vwoja Our Kirxt I'reiililunt" Kl<a Nlemi FUND GROWS lli'v. ( M. VanMartcr. chairman a subscription of fl.063 from thai place. and Wrnngdl. in tho iuim< the amount now reported up to $16, There have been no reports mail, for the district along the west roast uf I'rlnee of Wales Island and it is believed that returns from that dm (riot will be received later. There Is still misalnx also reports from Anchorage. Seward and |>oints along the Alaska peninsula, and only purl of the Nome district has been heard from. INJURED i Kd. Andrews, the photographer. I< i In his studio. Mr. Andrews required I the attention of a physician to sew up the wound. RAID CELLAR Kureno Kranchetto. an rmployn of the Heady Bullion hoist, waa to day fined $25 and coata by U. 8 Commissioner John Henson, aftoi linvlng pleaded itullty to having It his possession about sixty gallons o ratal 11 maah at hla home mar tin Heady Uultlon mine. The maah wa also ordered deatroyod. The trla waa for a violation of the Alaaki bono dry law. Special Officer J. F. McDonali dlarovercd the maah and the youni man waa arreated today and tried pleading; guilty. The contenta <> the maah barrels la said to have rut 24 per cent alcohol. The worm ol a st || | was also found on the prem Isea. CLAIMS DAMAGES FOR HIS GOODS Louis Dufek Say* Picture Framei Are Being Withheld From Him Unlawfully Louis Dufek. through his attor ney. J. R. Marshall, has filed ault before IT. 8. Commissioner John llenaon against John and Ilrlta llaho for damages in the sum of )100 for what he claims the unlawful reten tion of property belonging to him. In his complaint the plaintiff al leges that on February 9 he deliv ered to tho defendant two' picture frames, the value of which, he al lege*. was $29.00, and that since that time the defendant has refused either to pay for the frames or re turn them, although he has on nu merous occasions demandod the goods from them. He asks damages to the extent of $100. The rase liaa been aet for trial at (S p. m. on March 2. Dufek 4s an Itinerant canvasaer for enlarged pictures and framed who has been in this vicinity tor several months taking orders and making deliveries of his goods. He has dono considerable business on WOULD COBTK HOME From recent arrival* from the ?outh It In learned that many former Itougla* Inlanders whom they mot In their travels would. If an opportu ii it presented Itself. return to It la aaid that a number of for mer resident* who were attracted to the Miuth on account of high wage* during war days arc now out of work and have been writing to friend* here to And out whnt the opportunities are for employment. At the present time the labor market on Oaatlneau Channel, with the exreptlon of skilled miner*. I* overdouc aa there arc a number of Idle men In Juneau. 8kllled miner* the varloua mine* on the Channel. It I* thought that more work will be available within a few weeka when men now employed leave their poel tlon* to go to the fl*hlng ground* in the spring and to various outlying logging and amaller mining camp*. ENTERTAINS AT CARDS Mr*. Otto Wldemann wa* the ho*t pim at a wlilat party at her home on Fifth *trect la*t Friday evening, at which four table* were In play I'rlie* were won by Mr*. Leo I>o Mvtt, who wa* flr*t. Mr*. J. Cottrell, connotation, and Mr*. Augu*t Ol*on, cut prize. nefrc*hmcnt* were *orv ed by the lioste**. Job Printing at tho New* office. r WE SELL - Fresh Milk and Cream Ferry Ticket* Steamship Ticket* (Admiral Line) Cut Flowers Potted Plants Electric Light Globes Ice Cream and Candy Magazines and Newspapers Fountain Pens Stationery Fiction and other books Cameras and Films in addition to the bout lines of mcrchandlH? regularly car ried In any flrst-clawi drug store. Guy s Drug Store GUY L. SMITH. Prop. 3d and D St. Douglas, Alaska ELKS IN LEAD v IN TOURNAMENT ' ! Bowl Good Scorc Last Night When ' , They Defeat Trwdwell; Bruns wicki Beat Thane lly defeating Treadwoll by a score of 26(12 to 2264 111 the fourtli games of Ihc Intercity bowling tournament, played lunt nlxlit on tbelr own alleys, the Elks lengthened their lead In that event. The Brunswleks won from Thane by a score of 2338 to 2304 on the Brunswick alleys and registered their first winning game of the series. Standing of Teams Team (James Won l<ost Total Treadwcll 4 1 3 9096 Brunswick .... 4 1 3 9047 Last Night's Scores ELKS Unrragcr ..... 181 1R9 179? 629 Kry 173 179 181? 6SH ?Met calf 1 (S3 148 139? 460 Lavenlk > 194 170 200? 664 Hunter 1C? 149 168? 486 Total 880 816 867?2662 TItEA DWELL Anderson ... 137 126 180? 443 Uokanlch 161 121 1 4? ? 418 Uavril 171 169 200? 640 Total 748 713 79J? 2264 BHUNSWICK Tersovlch .. 110 182 114 ? 426 George ..... 138 117 1C6? 421 692 822 824?2338 THANE R. McCortnlck 160 124 14?? 420 Uammarra . 144 188 140 ? 472 E. .McCortnlck 179 166 168? 603 Total .. 767 768 779- 2304 COURT DENIES ANOTHER TRIAL Decision in the A1 Weathers Case Still Stands. According; to Cir cuit Court of Appeals The rourt of appeals for tho ninth circuit has denied a new trial in tho case of United States vs. Al. Weathers. according to advices re iclved by I). 8. Attorney J. A. 8miser the middle of this week. Stay of execution has, however .been asked for by Charles J. Ileggerty of San Francisco, up to and including Mar< h XI, until a new writ of ap peal can be perfected to tho Supreme Court of tho United States. After having been convicted of as sault with intent to rob a flsh trap at Admiralty Cove on July 8, 1919, Weathers was sentenced by Judge Kobert W. Jennings to serve four years In the federal prison at Mc Neils island. The case was appeal ed last fall to the circuit court and the verdict of the district court sus tained. On January 3 of this year .John J. I'lielan of Raymond. Wash., and Chas. J. Heggerty of San Fran cisco. attorneys, Ifled briefs for a rehearing. The briefs were read by the circuit court of appeals last Mon day and the new trial denied. JURY DUTY Douglas J. Oliver of this city I* doing hi* flint tour of Jury duty as a member of the petit Jury of the winter term of court now In session in Juneau. IIo wa? excused yeater dny >IMV ordered to appear Monday morning. Jan. Garner of TrcafJwell and I'ollx Cray of Douglas are member* of the grand Jury, while Oliver L. Ander hoii of thl? city. Is serving on tho petit Jury. BOOM OF LOGS Earl Manley. eontrartor in the wood-sawing bustiers, has received ? boom of logs, they having been brought to town yesterday by t'apt. Joe Adamson with the gas boat Ad Earl will now start up his gaso line drag saw and start cutting wood again, after having taken a vacation for some time. He had sawed up all the logs In sight before closing I down. Become a stockholder In tho Unit ed State* ? buy war-savings stamp*. LOADS FREIGHT The steamer Princess Mary railed in nt the Douglas wharf yesterday morning on her way south and load ed fifteen tons of furniture belong ing to Mr. and Mr*. A. K. Rurr of tlila city which is to be taken to Prince Kupert. The Gurr home hero in the rear of the Firm Territorial llank la to be ocruplcd by Mr. and Mr*. J. II. i,ong on their return from tho South. CARD COMPLETED FOR BIG SMOKER Six Events Arranged for Boxing Fctt at Elks' Hall, Juneau, Tomorrow Night ? t The card for the Klks' smoker i hat la to be held at the Klka' hall .it Juneau tomorrow night haa now been completed and will conalst of six eventa. They will be aa follows: 1-co lllgley vs. Joe Collier, heavy weights. In the main event. Karl Itcutor vs. Itay Hightower, lightweights, semi-wlndup. Bill Iloudln vs. Louis Carlos, featherweights. Pat Hollywood vs. Bob Atwell, 14S pounds. Itoy Osborn vs. Bill Chuck, 168 pounds. Bill Maniey vs. A. Bcaudln. ban tams. The bouts will be six-round at tain and all the contestants have been in active training for some time, working out in various train ing camps 011 the Channel. The last match to be arranged was the one between Reuter of Ket chikan and Hightower. Keuter Is the man who cleaned up all the Ketchikan boys In the American Le gion smokers there and also won draws with Chct NefT and Lonnle Mcintosh, two of the best light weights on the coast. Hightower is from San Krunriseo. where he says he has done considerable boxing around the various cities on the bay. Tfcose who have seen him in train ing say he la a fast man. An event tliat will he of consider able Interest to local people will be the bout between Iligley and Col lier, both of whom nre Douglas Isl anders and who met for the first time In tho ring at the fire depart ment smol: r hero several weeks ago. Collier has laid off from his work at the Perseverance to go into active training fir the match, while Hlg ley la also training at Treadwell. Both At well and Hollmvood live at Treadwell, Atwcll working in the Treadwell store and Hollywood at the Heady Bullion mine. Rill Man ley, who will appear In the curtain raiser against A. Ueaudln of Ju neau. is also a local boy. Tickets for the smoker are now( on sale at the lirunswlck and ad vance sales have proved very heavy. Iteservatlons for seats can be made by phone, and these reservations will be held until 6 o'clock tomorrow night. Jack Wilson and Tom MacDonald will alternate in refereelng. with MacDonald probably refereelng the main event and acting as one of the Judges for the others. A' big delegation of fans from DouVlas Island is planning on at tending. SAD ACCIDENT Mr*. Lewis Long, a native woman, wlfo of Lewis Long. former employee ? >f Treadwell. where he worked with the track gang, wait killed Wednes day night when nho fell from a side walk tp tho beach and fractured her skull. Tho accident happened 1 on the tide flats just at the end of Willoughby avenue in Juneau. The deceased woman is survived by her husband and four children. I,ong is at the present time emloyed us a deck hand on the Ambassador. WASHINGTON PROGRAM With the whole school dressed In colonial costume, the children of the government school under the dV rection of Mrs. Helen McEvoy, the teacher, gave a program last night at the Alaska Native Brotherhood hall, commemorating the birthday of (ieorge Washington. A lengthy pro gram Including songs and speaking Illustrating the life and works of the first president, was given. In cluded In the program was the sing ing of an original Alaskan song ' written by Mrs. McEvoy. All the children took their parts I remarkably well and a large crowd | attended the exercises. Job Printing at the News Office. COURT CONVENES FOR WINTER TFRM % Important Trials to Be Held Before Judge Jenningi in District Court Now Sitting The winter term of the district court convened In Juneau at 10 o'rlock Monday morning and the jurymen were Immediately excused to appear Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock pending the arrival of Jtidwe Hubert W. Jennings from the south. Wednesday afternoon the follow ing grand jurymen, with L. D. Hen derson as foreman., were sworn in and Immediately started on their investigations: D. M. Ilotliwell, i.ouls Krlckson. I). H. Kemmer, W. L. Oray. James Garner. W. J. Harris, George W. Kohiepp, W. J. ^tanahan, l>. McCloskey, Stanley Nowlcka, K. H. .Sherman, I'aul Peterson, M. H. Truesdalo. John 8. Young, M. K. ; itogers and William Pels. The petit Jury that reported wan I. H. Ashby. Oliver L. Anderson, George F. Coury. John A. Davis, An drew Dalgard, A. J. Kicken, Oscar Harri. Julius Jueger Harry Jordan. L. F. Morris. 8. I. Oliver. J. F. Ko?s. George Oswell, A. Rundall. M. II. Sabln, I. Sowerby, T. P. Smith and Douglas J. Oliver. Yesterday morning at 10 o'clock the work started in picking a Jury to try the damage cace of Koski vs. the Alaska Juneau Gold Mining Company on account of the lou of property and the life of A. Koski In the slide on the Juneau hillside on January 2. 192U. The regular panel was exhausted and several special veires were sent out to se cure a trial Jury for this case. This Is oue of several suits filed by Ju neau people who lost property or were injured In this slide and all the cases will come up for trial at this term of court. John Rustgard is appearing tifr the claimants and Hellenthal A Hollcnthal for the company. The trial of these casea. In which ilamagrs to the extent of many thou 1 i^and dollars Is being asked, will, it | is predicted, take a long time, as many witnesses are to be Introduced on cach side. REAL ESTATE IS SOUGHT AFTER Sales Reported and Options on Res idential Property Taken? Mar ket Is Promising That there Ik considerable inure ment In Douglas real estate at the present time Is the statement henrd on the streets within the past few days. Options hare been asked and given and one trannfer of property has been made during the week, the estate of the late Anton Paletta hav ing been sold to Juneau parties. There were Are houses inrolred In the deal. All along since the first of the year thore has been a bullish more ment In Douglas real estate, with many Inquiries for pioperty. Op tions are held at the present time on at least a half dozen pieces of resi dence property and inquiries are now being made for mire. No reason has been giren for the new trend in affairs other than tho i set that a general boom Is looked :or on Castlneau Channel this year ind If the boom strikes. Douglas Is 1 bound to be benefltted. as this is the | only site left for growth. INDOOR MEET A move Is on foot on Douglas Isl and to promote an Indoor athletic meet to be held within a few week* at the Douglaa Natatorlum. It haa been auggeated that there la plenty of room ^n that hall to have some indoor relay racea and all klnda of jiporta. It haa boon proponed that there could be competition between JuHlora aa well aa seniors. The eventa could Include relay rarea. all klnda of jumpa. volley ball, ball throwing for accuracy, boxing, wrestling and perhapa many other aporta. It haa been many yeara alnce a meet of thla kind -haa been held on Douglas laland. and for the good of local aport, It la hoped that aome one will take a lead In the movement and bring the plana to perfection. NO SKATING It waa decided late thla afternoon that there wtould be no akatlng party at the Natatorlum hall tonight.