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THE DOUGLAS ISLAND NEWS
DOUGLAS, ALASKA. FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 1921| NO 17 BILLS PRESENTED IN LEGISLATURE Something Over Twenty Have Beeu Started on Thier Way in Both Houses nominated by etth- i party being ex officio national ? ?mmltt?eman of the to quallltt it ions o( voters at prt >id(t that no elector Is entitled to unleaa he vtHcd for and supported a p . m.-nt and creating au industrial I'etitmna were pre . nted to the Pioneers' Hume or receiving a lute Concurrent l(i solution No. ??nforced This is in ||n? w|!h the r riate a ?um of money to teat oil dilator Hunt Introduced Senate i' nrnrrent Revolution No. S. rec neer. Hon.. at aitk, mik(. , r, Ve*terda> Senator Collins Intro duced a bill to do away with the errltortal Shipping Hoard created rial for Congresa to appropriate a "hit lc lent Mini for the establishment ?'f ? safety lint atatlon In Alaska lasooM la Unit-aid methods. House Joint Memorial No. 1, to ? ite ? separate land district In Southeastern Alaska and for a land ??Ice at Anchorage, was Introduced. Mr Holt introduced in the house a J.. ni>' mortal requesting the go* ? "l t. establish radio atatloni ?t Bethel. Havcock. Kotxebue. Teller and Seidorla. LAST PARTY ToulRht at the Odd Fellow* hall the final card party of the winter | series to be Kt?en by the Hebekah auxiliary will be held. The ajrlea . rowd is expected to attend. The keep of an Armenian orphan that MR. HENDERSON IS REAPPOINTED Named by Board of Education as Commisioner of Education for Third Time Monday mornlug. Lenter I). Ilendei torlal < iimiaKloner of education, was tlon consists of five members, with Krawley. Second; Price. Third, and MINING CONGRESS BE AT PORTLAND Many Subjects of Interest to be Dis cussed at International Con vention April 5-9 raining operator an well as the mines and mining, ami every need Why. with the curtailed production lead and zlnrT Mineral tariffs; Can ed along lines of the beneflclatlon A contest in the Identl Oration found In rocks will also be held as a means of promoting rivalry and entertainment. The rontosl will be have had no training in mineralogy. training in mineralogy or geology. Irrespective of whether or not they are graduates of colleges or unlver Manv 'colleges and universities have been Invited to send student I teams to take part in the contest, which will be conducted under com petent Judges and under definitely Axed rules. first and sccond prizes will be .?warded In each of the two clasaet-. and winning teams will he given In making the mineral determin atlons contestanta will be limited ?o the use of pocket knives, hand i lens, magnets and streak plates. MANY ATTEND DANCE Many from Douglas Island attend <>d the annual dedication ball of the i Elks lodge at Juneau last night and report having a most excellent time, i Special ferries were run for the ac ' commodatlon of Douglas Island and Thane people. GOVERNOR ASKS FOR $1,269,254.5# Estimated That Amount Will Be Necetary to Operate Territory for Two Years The budget for expenditure* for' the next two year* for the Terrltorv j of Alaska, a* mihmlttod by Govornoi Thoinux Klgg* to the houie of rop | re*entatlvca late last week, total* 11,269.264. Tbaae expenditure* arc asked for under the new lump ?um tystem a* advocated by tbe Kovernor In his menage to the leglslatuj-e. In the total eMimatc JG2i.2S9.60 I* asked for the iiupport of Terri torial school* for the next two year*. The appropriation for the ?ame pur pose In 1919 wa* ?56S,S:6.15. In the appropriation askod for thi* year there la Included an Item of ti&.OOO to rover a deficiency to complete the period, a* the appropriation cover* the time from June 30, 1921, to one for $40,000 for the Alaska Ag rlcultural College and School of Mines at Kairbanks. The board of trustees u*ked for this amount to wa* built In 1918. but has never ed for Its maintenance was not The estimates for roads and trails, totaling $244,000. show* a decrease iV'ueers Home V99.600.0U pennon of lloard of Trinitron for Homo .. 3S.000.0tf 10.S40.00 8,520.00 Territorial Hanking 369.S0 Support of schools In Incorporated school dlitr.lcti. ins amount allotted of Alaska fund by Governor and from other sources 244.000. OC1 ?hip high schools.. 5,000.00 Ions Compulsory Alaska Agricultural College and School I 62t.289.S0 30.000.00 Office of Commission er of Health 26.000.00 and Alaska Museum 18,000.00 246. 000. 00 Commission 75,000.00 Expenses Alaska Terri torial 8 h I p p I n K Hoard 5,000.00 Grand total of sug icested budget . .$1,269,254.60 "Wanted A Chapero ie." has been selected as the sculor play to be pre sented by the Douglas High School TWO JUDGES divlilon. with headquarters at Val do*, will arrive hero early next wook tu assist Judge Robert W. Jennings of thli d'vlHlon In trying cases be fore the present torni of the district court. The calendar for this term li ao lengthy with both civil and crim inal canes that Judge Jennings asked the I>epartment of Juitlco fo.- an as sistant, and the request was granted. Judge Brown will arrive here on the Northwestern early next week and will be accompanied by his Mcnographer. Isaac Hamburger. SPLENDID PROGRAM ON MONDAY NIGHT Commissioner of Education and Others Contribute Parent Teaoher Meeting Lester D. Henderson. Territorial commissioner of education, was the speaker of the evening at the meet ing of the Parent-Teacher Associa tion at the assembly rooms of the Douglas public school on Monday erening and gave a graphic descrip tion of his trip down the Yukon and on to Nome daring the past summer on his tour of Inspection of the Tor Mr. Henderson told of being at Nome when the New Yor-to-Nome flyers arrived thero and of their re ception by tha people there, many of whom had never seen a flying ma chine. He spoke of his meeting with Iloald Amundsen, the explorer, who Is now on another trip Into the John Henson. another speaker of the evening, took for his theme the tlonal matters 64 years ago when he educational and other matters In Mis* Helen Stansflold sang a vocal solo, accompanied by ' Miss Cleary on the piano and Mr. Nichols on the violin. Her first selection was "Hapy Days" and her encore. "Let the Ilest of the World Go By." Vocal and Instrumental muslr and recitations by scholars of the High and grammar school students con TEACHER TO WED The news that Mim MaUel Mom. for two terms a t earlier In the Douglas public school. la soon to marry, is contained In the following Hipping from the society Items of the Seattle P.-l. of March 8: "Announcement of the engage menlment of Miaa Maine! Mom, for merly a teacher In the Douglaa city schools, to Homer Smith of Yukima. was made at a luncheon and reunion of Douglas teachers held at the Northold Inn Saturday afternoon. The luncheon was given In honor of Mrs. Harold Hotelllng. formerly Miss Floy Tracy, principal of the schools. Mrs. Chester McKlnnon. Mrs. M. An derson, Miss Isobel Wilson and Miss Lena White, all Northern teachers, with the exception of Miss White, were the other guests at the lunch eon. Mrs. McKlnnon will be remem bered by former Douglas residents as Miss Minnie Malloy. and Mrs. An derson as Miss Mary Deckstrom. SPRAINED ANKLE Mrs. Olof Swanson Is at her home suffering from a sprained ankle re ceived yesterday when she fell through a hole in the sidewalk In the vicinity of her home. ? ? 1 WE SELL Fresh Milk and Cream Ferry Ticket* Steamship Tickets (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 beat lines of merchandise regularly rar ilod In any first-clan* drug store. Guy s Drug Store OUY L. SMITH. Prop. 3d and D St. Douglas, Alaska FUND BE RAISED TO BOOST BILL Q. T. Jackion. of Alaska Qastineau, It Starting a Campaign for McFadden Bill The McKadden bill to provide for a bonus on gold of ten dollars an ounce on all of that metal used In the manufactures and art*, hav ing been reported favorably by the ways and means committee o( the house of representatives, renewed hope It felt of its passage and a vig orous campaign hat been started by George T. Jackson, general manager of the Alaska Gaatlneau Mining Company for a promotion fund to help get the bill enacted Into a law. Mr. Jackson was designated by the American Mining Congress at Us representative to help ralte thlt fund, and ho has started on his duties. To gather the money In this division he will assume himself. Yes terday he met with a number of leg islators from the various other di visions of the Territory and each promised that he would communicate with people in hit division to astltt In raiting the fund. In advocating the raiting of money to atsist In the passage of this law. Mr. Jackson said today: "There is no single thing that might happen that would help Alas ka so much as the passago of the Mc Kadden hill. There are thousands of acres of gravel in the Territory that can not be worked at a profit at the present time, but which would be worked if this bill became a law. There are many claims In all parts >f Alaska where quartz predominates that could be worked at a profit if I his additional money could he se cured for the gold," he continued, "and if this ground could he worked, the unemployment problem of the West could be solved to a consider able extent, as there Is no doubt that ten thousand people would rush LEGION SMOKER BE A GOOD TIME Collier-DeArmond and Carloi-Gra ham Matches to be Main Events April 29 The American Legion Smoker, April 29, promise* to be ona of the big limes of the winter season, with six bouts arranged for by Match maker Jink Wilson, anions which will be the one between Collier of Douglas and DeArmond of Fort Hew itt). and Carlo* of Juneau and Gra ham of Treadwell. The first bout, posted as a head liner, will be a battle of heavy weights. with Collier, who was de feated by Leo lllgley at tho recent Klks' smoker, pitted against DeAr mond. the Kort Seward soldier, who won his match In a Legion smoker of last tfummer, with a punch. This match is to go six rounds and fight fans have declared that It should be a fast one. as both men are known for their willingness to mix. The. Carlos-Graham affair will be between featherweights. Carlos Is the little Filipino who won from Heaudln at the last Elks' smoker by the knockout route. He is a little fellow who packs a big punch and is exceedingly clever with It. Gra ham Is a Treadwell boy who is lightning fast and clever. This bout, it is predicted, will be well worth seeing. These men are also scheduled to go six rounds. There are four other matches on the card for the evening, the names of the principals not having yet been announced. IN OIL GAME Frank Bach, W. Q. Kdwlna and Mrs. Alice Cottghlln, all of this cltv, have entered the oil game by filing for prospecting permits on 2,5$" acres of oil land near Lituya bay. The filings were made last week be fore Register of the Land Office F. A. Boyle. Mnny years ago Mr. Bach found nil seepage on the west side of Lit uya hay. hut In those days oil was not thought anything of In Alaska. Some time ago a man was grub staked to go to the place and look over the ground. Tho seepages were not found owing to the snow that was covering the ground, but loca tions have been made covering the area where they are known to be. Two other parties from Juneau have also filed at the same location. It Is known that besides oil there Is considerable coal land surround ing Lituya bay. INSPECT MUSEUM The classes In history of the Douglas High School, accompanied by Supt. Corilon C. Mitchell, vldted the Territorial musoum Tuesday af ternoon ami were entertained for aeveral hours by Rev. A. P. Kashe varof, the curator, who lectured on a number of the t til ti rm of Intereat there. FIRST BILL IS MADE INTO LAW Governor Signed Special Election Bill Wednesday ? Election to Be Held March 29 The Ural bill to be punned by the present legislature waa signed by Governor Itiggs Wednesday after noon and wna the one authorising the governor to call a pedal olcctlona on short notice when emergencies* may arise. Yeaterday the governor sent out | a call for a special election to be held in the Second division to elect a member of I he Territorial house of representatives to (III the position ' made vacant by the death of E. W. Burroughs at Seattle u short time ago. Ai amended the bill leaves It to the discretion of the governor whether or not he shall call an elec tion and that not less than ten days shall elapse between the Issuing of the writ and the holding of the elec tion. Returns may be made to the Territorial canvaalng board in the quickest means of communication possible and the board when they are satisfied that the returns from mis sing precincts will not alter the re sults, may Issue a certificate of j election. DISTILLATE WILL AGAIN BE SOLD Oil Tanker Atlas Will Arrive on Channel on March 22 With 170.000 Gallons John D. Help*, district manager of (he Standard Oil Company for Alas ka. announced from hla Juneau headquartera laat week that the oil tanker Atlaa would arrive In the Channel on or about March 22 with. 170.000 gallons of distillate for the Channel union of the company ami that in the future distillate would nt all tlmea lie available. Thla statement comes on the heels of a recent announcement of the company that when the present sup ply of this grade of fuel was ex hatiHted from the tanks there would be no more available and that only gnsoline could be sccurcd for fuel. The tanks at this time are nearly empty, but it Is believed there Is enough distillate on hand to last un til the tanker arrives. The announcement of the resump tion of 'he sale of distillate, as taken from the Seattle Dally Times of a recent date, reads as follows: "Pugct Sound and Alaska's fish ing fleet, users of agricultural trac tors and Irrigation pumping plants, received an unexpected bit of wel come news today In an announce ment by W. L. Muney, new district Hales manager for the Standard Oil Company here, that his company is about to restore engine distillate to the trade. This means. In effect, cheaper operating costs to gas en gine owners. It was asserted. "Mr. Muney's announcement said: 'The Standard Oil Company Is pre paring to market engine distillate henceforth at their Southeastern Alaskan stations and contemplate as soon as refineries' facilities will per mit. which probably will be in July or sooner, if possible, carrying an engine distillate for all general pur poses at Seattle and Point Wells as well as other points in the North west.' "Use of distillate, discontinued in February. 1920, owing to a gasoline shortage, will further Increase the supply of gasoline available this summer to motorists." CLUB MEETING At the meeting of the Douglas Island Woman'* Club, held at the i home of Mrs. I.eo DeMytt on Wed nesday evening, three readings by Mesdames John Richards^ Kgburt Loomin and 6lof Swanson were fea tures of the program. Mrs. Ixmmis' talk on her recent trip to the state of Washington, dur ing which she paid a visit to the Woman's Club at Ccntralia, Wash., I was much enjoyed. There was a good attendance of club members. Refreshments were served by the hostess. MUCH INTEREST IN FIELD MEET Training Started for Big Time at Douglas Natatorium. Friday Evening, April 1 As the tlnn> drawn near to the blK Indodr field meet that li to be held at the Douglas Natatorium on Fri day evening. April 1, more an-J more Interest In being evinced In the af fair. I.imt week work was actually start ed by the local boys In training for tho different events and the train ing will be kept up from now on until the day of the meet. Entries will be made by the grammar and high school In practically all events and as the students of the Juneau school arc boosting strong, there will no doubt be Intense competition be tween the traditional rivals. In Juneau, Mr. Phillips, the coach, has a boy who wants to run three miles and some one Is being sought to run against him, and. If found, this run will be put on the program. For the senior events as yet not mutt) Is known, although the Amer ican Legion, for which special num bers have been put on the program, has appointed a committee to secure entries. Provided on the lengthy program there Is every kind of sport Imag inable so that anyone at all athlet ically Inclined will find something to suit his particular talent. Entries are very much desired from adults for every event, and for the convenience of men In the dif ferent towns on the Channel, A. H. Phillips of Juneau will take the name* of entrants there, Clem Hodges at Thane, 0. C. Mitchell at Douglas, and If. L. Kowley or P. K. Ilradley at Trcadweil. Ribbons will be awarded winners that will be a souvenir of tho meet. BASKETBALL MAY BE PLAYED AGAIN Series of Poit Season Games in Sight for Championship of South eastern Alaska That the Metlakatla basketball five, champlona of the southernmost tip of the Southeastern Alaska shoo string, may yet visit Douglas to play 11 series of Karnes with the Douglas High School team for the champion ship of Southeastern Alaska. Is indi cated by recent word rtraived here. A short time ago Coach Gordon C. Mitchell of the Douglas team re ceived a challenge from the Metla kalfa boys to play a series of gatm-s ft Ketchikan. As the local team had already taken one trip towards the fouthern end of the division seeking came*, it was not possible to make l he trip again, as all the boys are at lending high school and can not lose 'he time from their studies. Mr. Mitchell answered to that effect and <ald that the local boys would be perfectly willing to play any one at Douglas. No ofTical word has been received ibout the matter, but from a recent Item appearing in the Ketchikan Chronicle relative to the matter It would seem that the Mctlakatlas were serious considering a trip north. Games were scheduled once before earlier in tho season with Mctlakatla. but they did not arrive. However, to make sure that they will be in trim, the Douglas High squad started training again and will keep it up until It has been def initely decided whether or not tho Karnes will be played. The Item In the Ketchikan Chron icle that appeared on the 10th of this month and started all the ex cltment .ls as follows: "C. S. Ogden, who was captain of the Ketchikan 'Tigers.' is now mak ing arrangements for the Mclakatla five to play the Douglas High School basketball team at Douglas In tho near future. "A wire was received yesterday irom the manager of the Douglas team, saying that they would be :lad to play with the Melakatlans, but that they would not be able to t play in Ketchikan or Mctlakatla, as > all the boys were attending high school and It would Interfere with their school work, but they would be glad to play in their home town. "Douglas claims the championship of the towns farther north, while Metlakatla claims the championship of the towns In this vicinity. Met lakatla hopes to be able to claim the championship of all Southeastern Alaska, after the game with Douglas."