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THE DOUGLAS ISLAND NEWS
DOUGLAS, ALASKA, FRIDAY, MAIN II I 1921 NO 15 HIGLEY RETAINS ALL HIS LAURELS Win* From Joe Collier Near End ol Fifth Round at Elks' Smoker Saturday Night H> putt Ins (he kayo on Joe Col lier i?' the ? ml of tin' fifth* round I*" Hlxltfjr of Treadvtrll retained his before inor th.in live hundred box In tl.i :ira( two rtuinkv Collier V i i>n waved lllglt'v bucl( and rn.ro ?ho flr?? i n? ?f the Royic I iir* blon.- that buU A' Will al ?> . !i I ilol. ' .irt re?-elv?l th< rim<-k. a native boy, and Onborn pounds each. Chuck look-*! like I million dollars In the first rouni or the iMinil met him in hi* owi corner with an awful wallop ho be Kan to weaken and fom then on I waa Ihs beginning of th? end. lie quit at the end ot the third, after he had badly sprained hi* right | ham: lull a d?> > - 1 <>ti up to that tlni"1 ??ulil h.V' h. -i n In favur of 0;t'?>rn. The advertlaed bout between Earl p Keuler of Ketchikan and Kay High lower o( San Francisco did not ma terialize. an both men withdrew Juat before the time (or It to start. Wilson. of Treadwell. referee; Tom Mad>onald and H. V. Hendrlckaoi, Judge*, and Frank Motiulf, an nl with snugs ami music and Juat before the main event the Muncys. Beside the mauy people from The whote smoker waa a clean ru' ii?, with a lot of good sportsmanship SAW WAY OUT OF JUNEAU JAIL Two of Three Escaped Pmonen Have,. Been Captured by 0. S. Deputy Marshals 1 thr- ? prlaonera. Frank Net' I. Walter doom. The sawing was done with Brown hail not a* yet been taken i COMING DOWN I L. A. Slanc, owner of n number of t house* in tbis elty. hn? started tear i inn them down and and will ?hlp - the material to Juneau for re-er*e t tlon. DELINQUENT TAX LIST IS PRINTED % Arrangements Hade for Sale of Property on Which Tax Is Not Paid, April 4 At tho nicotine of the Douglas city council last Monday night It wan ordered that the delinquent lax list for the (ear I91l> be published In the Douglas Island News and that (he sale of that property upon which the taxes remain unpaid be held on It was found that thore remains thirty-one place* of Douglas real es tate upon which tho tax has not taxes, penalty and coats on all prop Deeds to property sold at the tax The matter of Charles Unison, who It was reported was <11 and of the council and It was decided to take every precaution to prevent any h?nd those who have been doing the BASEBALL TALKED The nicotinic of Horn (jompanles N<>. 1 unci 2 of the ltouiclaa fire de partment, held on Manila)' evening, wan a moHt Interesting one and a large number of tho members were mean* to raise the sum of Ihoney needed it waa decided that It would again this year whlrh It Is hoped sidcrablc more baseball material here LEGISLATOR DEAD elected to the position after having Thomas Klgps. after having secured an opinion from the attorney gen BACK AGAIN etor of the Douglas dairy and a prop erty holder in Douglas, returned "ANNOUNCEMENT Mrs. McEvoy announces that she For further information apply at ' our any day excepting Saturday or TRIAL POSTPONED The trial scheduled for last Wed nesday in the U. S. Commissioner's ourt of Louis Oufek agaln?t John anil Britta Haho has been postponed !>y request of Ilellenthal & Hellen* thai, attorney* for the Haho*. The >ge* for a couple of picture frames. INDOOR MEET Next Sunday itftcrnoon at the of flee of P. It. Urudley at Tread wel there will be m oieetinK held for th< purpose of promotinK nn Indoo field meet to be held In the I)ouk Ins Natatorlum at noma time in thi u'oar future. Those present will bi teachers and other Interested par tie*. Tentative outlines of about thirtj five events have been drawn np am It Is hoped to Interest not oirfy tin phyalial direltors of both the Ikiug Ins and Juneau schools but senloi organisations on the Channel. The event*, it Is thought, will b< divided Into classes for high school grammar school and adults, and wll comprise all the sports that It will be possible to hold In the hall, in eluding running, Jumping. wal scaling and many others. TEACHER QUITS Miss Theresa Reeve, teacher In the Douglas High School, resigned her position In that Institution last Tuesday and left for her home In western Wednesday night. Being s? lute in the school year It may not be possible to got a substitute from the south to teach the remainder of the The resignation of Miss Keeve was caused by continual differences be lllgla school that finally culminated last Monday In almost open rebel lion and caused her to offer her res ignation. which was accepted. BUY HALL The Juneau Camp of the Alaaka Native Brotherhood haa purchased hall. aituate<l on the walk between Treailwell Company. anil will move It to a position on Wlllouffhbjr ave nue III Juneau ahortly. Tonight they are Riving a hi* tl a lire and entertainment In the hall to rbrinten It anil many native* be prevent at the festltltlea. SOON REGISTER According to legal publication In election to be helil on Tueaday April and MagiMratc U W. Kilbtim will but It la thought that there will !><? COMING HOME Mr. and Mr*. Egburt Loomls or the mourner Alameda today. after in k spent In Bucoda, Wash., with relatives. Mr. Ix>omls 1* the sawyer for the Juneau Lumber Company GOODY SALE St. I.uke's Guild of the Episcopal rhurrh Is having a goody sale in the League rooms of the Congregational church this afternoon. To enable every one to meet the new pastor of St. I.uke'a church. Re*. C. K. Rice, anil Mrs. Rice, a silver tea Is also being held this afternoon at the same place. WE SELL - Fresh Milk and Cream Ferry Ticket* Steamship Ticket* (Admiral Lloc) Cut Flower* Potted Plant* Electric Light Globe* Ice Cream and Candy Magazine* and Newspapers Fountain Pen* Stationery Fiction and other book* Camera* and Film* in addition to the best lines of merchandise regularly car ? led lu any first-class drug store. Guy's Drug Store GUY L. SMITH. Prop. 3d and D St. Douglas, Alaska PERSONNEL OF * " LEGISLATURE The Fifth Session of Territorial Bod if s Starts in Juneau Next Monday Morning The flfth biennial session of the I Territorial legislature will convent' ' In the Garside building. Third street Juneau, next Monday morning and r the lust of the lawmaker* for the ses hIou arrived on tho Alamedu today. The prcaont legislature will be overwhelmingly republican In Us 1 makeup, the only democrats being ' those who happen to be hold-overs from 191#. ' In the Kirn l division the senators are William K. Uritt of Juneau, a holdover and a democrat. . He is a druggist. Forest J. Hunt of Ketch ikan Is u republican and a business man of the First City. Thoso it* the lower house of the legislature from the First division arc: rush Cole, transfer man and agent for tho American ftailway Ex press Company of Juneau: George Getchell is outside foreman at the Alaska Juneau Gold Mining Com pany and an ex-servlco man; Earl L. Hunter is n former postmaster of Juneau and more recently has been captain of u gas boat; H. T. Tripp Is a mining engineer. All livo at Juneau and all arc republicans. In the Second division the sen ators are James Frawley and John Sundback. both of Nome and both republicans. Senator Frawley it a lawyer and Hundback Is a mining man. The three members of the lower house from the Second division are Charles W. Urown, Orviile D. Coch rane nnd K. L. Holt. The fourth nictnher from (hero wag K. D. Bur roughs. who died In Seattle early thin wifk. Cochrane la a lawyer and Holt In it hardwaro merchant All arc republican!. The senator* front the Third di vision arc Thomas C. Price of An chorage and E. B. Chamberlain 'of Seward. Chatubcrlnln ia In Ll>? hotel business, while Price Is a plum ber. The former I* a republican and l he latter a democrat. Third :ire Arthur Frame of Anchor age; J. II. Murray of McCarthy. H. K. Klsncr and Capt. A. K. I.ath rop of Cordova. The first two mre law yers. Capt. Lathrop Is the owner of picture show house* and Klsncr Is an employee of the Copper Klvcr & Northwestern Railway. The two senators from the Fourth L C. Hess of Fairbanks. Senator Collins Is a mining man and Hess Is Tltr representatives from the Fourth are Andrew Xerland. II. II. Koss. P. J. Hlckert and Theo. Ket tleson. The first three arc from Fairbanks and the lattor from Brooks. Mr. Ncrland is a business man, as Is Mr. Koss. Mr. Rirkert is a farmer of the Tnnana valley, while Mr. Kettlcson Is a mining man in the Tolovana country. WILLIAM T. BURNS DEAD William T. Burns of Fairbanks, three times a member of the Terri torial legislature, died at Fairbanks on February 24 from acute uppen dl rills. He was about 40 years of age and leaves a wife and three children. Mr. Burns was a member of the first and two subsequent. legisla tures and was a candidate for senator from the Fourth division against E. B. Collins, the present incumbent. Whllo atendlng to hit duties as a lawmaker at Juneau. Mr. Burns made many friends on the Channel who regret to hear of his death. DINNER PARTY members of the Douglax High School basketball team at dinner at the home of his mother In this city on Monday evening. Besides the team, Mr. Nichols, Mr. Mltchcll and Miss Thompson of Uto faculty were pres ent. What Is said to have been a flue repast was erved. CAN NOT LIVE Tho condition of John Harrett. "Cordwood Jack." who Is at St. Ann . hospital. Is said to be very serious. According to the physicians and nurses In charge of his ease he ran not long snrvlve. He la an oldtimer of Douglas who was taken to the hospital several weeks ago suffering from cancer of the stomach. WHITE MULE N. Tobnr and Tony Porter pleaded guilty to n violation of the Alaska llone Dry law before U. S. Commis Hloncr John Henson and were each lined 9 2C and costs last night. The men were arrested by l)op uty U. 8. Marahal A. K. Lucy, who had been watching the house In which they wero living on tho Itoug laa beach, and on laat Monday nlKbt he iuiw them giving liquor to two native womon. He afterwards found the wotten drunk In tho cabin. Selling some liquor that he found there, he had It analyzed and found It to contain 4.6 per rent alcohol. It was regular "white oitile" with a lame leg and not a very powerful kick. There was a barrel of it and the ingredients an said to be pota toes. molasses and several other( things. Tho men were picked up yesterday after the analysis had been complotcd. Claiming to have no money with which to pay thcl( fines, the men will serve out their sentences In the, federal Jail at Juneau. DAMAGE CASE ?The trial for damages of Mrs. Kos kl vs. tlio Alaska Juneau Gold Mln Iiik Company mill occupies tho at tention of the dlitlrlct court. Tltc plaintiff put witnesses on the stand for several days this week and the delTnse is now Introducing testi mony. The oTldonce Riven by the plain tiffs' witnesses had mostly to do with the condition of the flume and the Kround surrounding It on the day of tho slide, January 2, 1920. An attempt Is being made to prove that it was on account of an overflow of the flume that the slido occurred. The defense Is by expert testi mony and oldlimo residents of Ju neau trying to establish tho fact that owing In tho condition of the ground and what Is said to have been the excessive rainfall at that time. I he sllrio was a pure accident that would have occurred If the Alaska Juneau Uold Mining property had never been there. The case will undoubtedly occupy the rest of the present week. MANY ON ALAMEDA Many passengers on the stc?m<r Alameda, now on tho Channel, have signified their Intcntlois of staying over at Juneau until that vessel goes to 3l:<gway and return on the present trl;>. On the boat are nil of the remainder of the members of the Territorial legislature, many people en route to western Alaaka and a number of other people for points on the Channel. There Is a dance tonight at the Klks hall In Juneau to give the passengers who arc slop ping over a chance to meet the peo ple of Juneau and to Introduce the members of the legislature. The Alameda was sold out leaving Seat tle, having a total of 288 passengers on board. BOWLING In none of the games of the inter city bowling tournament of las) night was there as high as a 2300 score made, and all the scores were very even. The Brunswick* won from Treadwell on the Treadwell al leys by a very small margin and the Klks beat Thane on the Brunswick alleys by only a few pins. The relative positions of the teams with tho Klks several hundred pins in the lead, remains the samo as last week. AGENT ILL It. F. Richardson. general agent for the Canadian Pacific Hallway ( ompany, la quite III at St. Ann hos pital In Juneau as the result of a severe cold contracted while on a long trip to Quebec. Canada, to at tend a meeting of the general agents of the company. Returning hero early last month Mr. Itlchardfcon has not been able since that time to visit his office. He Is vory well known and liked by many people on Douglas Island. CAPTAIN VISITS Staff Captain Janes of the Salva tion Army, who visited with the lo cal branch of the army for several days, left for Ilia headquarters at Ketchikan 'on the Northwestern Wednesday night. CLUB MEETING The Douglas Island Woman's Club met on Wednesday evening at the home of Mrs. Jack Wilson at Tread well. There was a good attendance ; and an interesting session was held. NO CHANGE TO BE MADE IN SCHOOLS Charles W. Hawkeiworth, Who Started the Agitation, Declare* the Incident Closed Charles W. Hawkesworth, district superintendent of the liurcau of Ed ucation. whose statement that he would more than likely recommend 'he aholfHhnient of the Wrangell gov rnment Rrhool at the end of the present school year and that It | would be likely that other govern ment schools would be abolished, tarted the agitation that has been ruing the rounds In many of the pa pers In regard Jo the co-education of white and native children, said to <lay that as far as he Is concerned the whole thing Is a closed Incident, lie has not yet mnde such a recom mendation and In view of the agi tation raised and the statements made by Secretary of the Interior John llarion Payne and W. T. U>pp, cjilef of the bureau for Alaska, that there was no contemplated change In view In the educational situation In tlic Territory, It Is very probable that ho will not make such a rec ommendation. .Mr. iiawKeswortn mm ncen max Inn the round* of (he cooperative Mori's operated by the native* under bureau supervision at Metlakatla, Hydaburg, Hay View and Kake. ac companying J. 0. Williams on hi* annual audit, and has been away from his headquarter* at Juneau for the past two months, but has written letters :o the members of the Wran gell school board telling them that there Is not much probability of the government school being abolished, and It would seem that the Incident Is, to all practical purposes, closcd. 8pcaklng of business conditions as he found them at the various co operative stores on his visit, he said that notwithstanding the falling market and the poor season of last year In regard to the Ashing busi ness, the store* have done very well. They have not done a* well a* In some of the years gone by but they have done bttcr than was expected. Me also stated that hi* chief, W. T. l?opp. would arrive noon from Se attle for a conference with the gov ernor of Alaska and L. D. Hender son. Territorial commissioner of ed ucation. 011 school matters in Alaska. HOONAH MAN HEBE Krank Shotter, formerly of this city, ha* been in Juneaa for the post week receiving medical attention to attempt to overcome threatened deaf ness. He has lived at Hoonah for the past several years where he I* In the mercantile establishment of L. Kane and" is assistant postmaster. He is Interested In a minir.g prop erty at Uslanskl with William H. Dodge and Dr. W. A. Rorlnnd, also of Hoonah, and several others, and they contemplate to do considerable development work on the property thi* *eason. Mr. Shotter visited in Douglas one day during his stay on the Channel. RECUPERATING Mrs. Georgia Stanton, shot thru the right arm and right lung a few weeks ago by Delbert Roper at Ju neau. has left St. Ann hospital and is staying with relative* In this city. The grand Jury brought a true bill against Roper for the crime of shooting with Intent to kill and he pleaded not guilty through his at torney. H. I.. Faulkner, yesterday morning. He will have his trial at this term of court on some date not yet fixed. LIT UP AGAIN The differences between the city round 1 of Skaxway and the Home Power Company of that city have been adjusted and the city ha* had Its street IlKhta on for some time now. The Home Power Company has made a contract to lifclit tho city with but a few changes for the sum of 11,250 a year. AT PULP MILL Rex E?rly and Arthur Olaon of thin city left Wednesday mornln* on the Kaaboat Anita Phillips for Speel Klvor, where they will be employed by the Alaska Pulp & Paper Com pany. SEWING PARTY Mrs. William Spain entertain a number of her lady friends at a sew I lift party at her home at Treadwell on last Saturday afternoon.