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THE DOUGLAS ISLAND NEWS
! >Ol't i LAS, ALASKA, FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 1021 NO 20 LEGISLATURE IS BUSY IN WEEK Many Memorials. BiUi and RmoIu Come Up (or Consideration Past Few Days Senator Prl?'? iu whioh hi- luivurali-a ultorney ftcniT.il wvr# artmi upon VERDICT FOR PLAINTIFF A Jury in the district court at Ju ii oft u curly this week brought, In a verdict (or the plaintiff In the cu caused to property of Goldstein by j '?pinion, was responsible for the ? llde and that the company was nejc steln damages In the sum of PROPERTY SOLD AT TAX SALE Several Good Houm and Lot* Pur chased at Public Sale During the Week in City JOHNSON WINS CASE "BUD" FISHER IN GAMBLING ROW Faulty Wounds John A. Swanson by Shooting Him Last Week at Ketchikan ?"Bud" KUher. formerly of Ju Orrmian, who wa> cleurvd of the REHEARSING PLAY of thin month or the flret of next. Very *ood proKren* li reported aa beln* made by the young folk" In LIGHT VOTE CAST AT CITY ELECTION Little Interest Shown in Municipal Affair*? Eighty-four Vote* Cait at Tueaday Election Klichty-four votes wero cast out of a total rejrlsl ration of 128. at tho city election of last Tuesday. Very there was nothing ut Issue and ouly elisht candidates on the ticket for council, of which seven wore to be The candidates and the total votes for each were us follows: Frank Oliver . Julius Jensen wiui no o|ipu?ltion to L. \V. Kllbiiru. Air*. Uvorxi W. Ilowltt. Axel Kron JUNEAU ELECTION VERY CLOSE ONE New City Official* Elected All Over the Temtoiy Last Tuesday; Some Changes Uvteheli 5o I ; Itobi in, 452; Wick n u hotly-eontcstod rare Howard I'erool and Knill Rlchter wore elcctcl >n the rouncll. Oscar Sclmcr whh rare for city elrrk. and V. I. Hahn was olectcil school dlroctor without J. U. Grant was re-electod mayor <>f Wrancell anil Bert Tinker. O 'junderson and (I. D. Campbell on the council. Iter. H. P. Coraer was mayor, and the council, which was ?ilerted without opposition. Is com prised of Carey. UchtenberR. Buries ind Maynnrd. Rer. Baldwin was olected on the school board. E. Qrim 1 had a walkaway for city clerk and O'Neill was elected city attorney without opposition. There was a hot contest at Ketch ikan on election dav. at which Tom Torry was elocted mayor over Bd. Williams, and W. A. Bryant. Thos navies. Walter Thomas and Axel OsberK were elected on the council. Will A. Winston was elected clt) attorney and clerk over 8. Plum Charlotte Williamson was elocted on the council at Haines with six men. II. O. Ilauta. N. G. Hanson. G. W. Hinchman. Harry HlRKinr, John t^slie and Steve Sheldon. Her. G. ('. Denton was elected on the school hoard. There was but one ticket in tho Held at Valdei, It beliiK Messrs. Meals, Wood and Smith for tho coun cil and Nels Jcpson on tho school board. Dr. W. Council was elected mayor of Cordova over Charles J. Goodall. and K. V. Doyle. Qeorxe Doolcy and Allan Lund on the council. K. C. Itoblnson was electod city clerk and Thomas Mellison city treasurer. Mrs. Jennie Paulson was the sec ond woman to be elected on a city council In Alaska this year, she be ard. John Noon was electod mayor, and others on the council are 8. P. Adleman and Charles A. Techklen berg- C. A. Rates was elected city I'lerk, Hugh Dougherty, city treas QOOD SHAPE Amounts to I1.49&.32 and merrhan u rash. J4.420.67. The wharf ac count shows that tbo city wharf | made a profit of 11.275 for the year. PAUL INDICTED Jury broiiKht an Indictment against sum of IKUll and the alleged posses tober IS. I9S0. These were two sep-| ONE SHIFT WORKING Klvnr of the Alaska Pulp and Paper rontiiiued for the present on account addition Is being built to th? dock so that much more pulp can be stored NAYLOR CAPTURED on Harry Hlngitad at Petersburg on December IC. was raptured at Kar iiKut bay a short time ago. after hav two other men. took his boat, the FROM CANNERY P. A. Anderson, who bas spent tin past winter at Point Conclusion as plant there, has returned to the HAND BRUSH FREE Beginning tomorrow, with ev ery 50c sale of Toilet Soap, we are going to give away free a dandy nail and hand brash, to the purchaser. This it the first of a number of special sales which we are going to hold this Spring, and in order to make it doubly ad vantageous for you to buy some soap at this time, several of the most popular brands of soap will be reduced in price during this sale. Don't overlook these bar gains. Guy s Drug Store GUY U SMITH. Prop. 3d and D St. Douglas, Alaska CHANNEL SURVEY IS IN PROGRESS Const and Geodetic Survey Parties WIS Work Here During Most of the Summer Survoyora of the coast and geo detic survey vcrvicc, under the com mHiul of Lieut, Commander N. II. Heck of the survey nhl p Explorer, now In the Channel, have started an extonalvo aurvoy of Gaatlneau Chan According to Commander Heck, thla survey will be tho moat com plete ever made of these waters and will Include trlangnlatlon. wire drag work and soundings of all tho shoals is well'aa a survey of all the wator Tronl of the several cities on the Channel from Marmion Island to Salmon creek. Permanent monu ments will be erected so that local urvcyg can in the future be tied to hem. Compass readings will bo nnde In the vicinity of Thane and rreadwell, where It Is said that leavv minerallred rock causes a con ilderable variation to the compasses if W's as they pass by. It is thought that much of th<' uimmer will be spent by the parties in the work In the Channel that will lot necessitate the presence of the Sxplorer at all times, but can be lone by working parties from some if the tenders that accompany the The Explorer will do wire drag fork In tlio main steamer channel n water* noar hern and also what la vork, It la expected, will discover nany pinnacles of roek that are nol The Explorer was completely iverhauled during the paat winter at leattle and will be In theac water* nost a month earlier this season han last. The tenders of the boat ire now being overhauled at Ju leau and all will be In commission :anada s liquor regulations j ila ' has outlined tho liquor hill villi h It will pass In response to the s a synopsis of the measure: ost Ave dollars per annum. Non-residents will pay Ave dollars I'niforjn prices throughout the t'onsumptlon of liquor permitted o guests In hotel rooms. Drunkenness in any placo const I - Xo drinking In public places. No display signs using the words hing from a bottle to a barrel. Tax of $2.50 per quart upon nil Iquor not bought fiom tho govern nent and hereafter imported. narked by government stamp. Warehouses to pay license feo of |3,t00 per annum. Uovcrnntent stores open eight lours dally except on holidays and No liquor to those under 21 years to permit drunkenness in his home. Excessive drinking may lead to loss of permit throug Interdiction. Inspectors have right of entry and search. Municipalities to receive half of COLD FEET No answer ha* been received from the Metlakatla basket!*#" team to the telegram sent Inviting th-ra to championship of Southeastern Alas ka. Twlco this season the team has threatened to coino to Douglas. but each time the Rumen have failed to materialize. LIVE AT HAINES I)r. L. I'rvor. o"ldtlmer of thin sec tlon. who for year* conducted a drug sloro at Petersburg and who has lived at Tenakeo for the past year, was visiting In Douglas yesterday and today. He Is going to locate at Haines, where he Is preparing to open n drug store. FROM TENAKEE Miss lmpl Aalto, who has been teaching school at Tcnakec, has ar rived In the city. JEFFERSON IN Tho steamer Jefferson docked at Douglas friim tho south at 10:30 this morning. Among those on board were J. It. Ilcckinan of Ketchikan, who li going to Juneau on a buil nm> visit; Gowcv Shepard, who wa? on hlx way to vlilt hi* parents, Mr. and Mrs. II. R. Shepard, at Juneau; Mr*. J. M. Miller, formerly of Ju neau and SkaKway, waa a I mo on the hoat en route to Skagway to sell her home there preparatory to living In tho 8outh. Mm. Llla Lystead. for merly of Douglas, waa also a pause n ger from the south on ihe boat en route to Junoau. SENATOR PRICE TO DELIVER ADDRESS Anchorage Man, Former Douglas Resident, Will Speak at Doug las P. -T. A. Meeting Senator Thomas C. Price, of An chorage, former resident of Douglas, will be the speaker of the evening at the meeting of the Douglas 1'arcnt Teacher Association at tjie assembly room of the public school next Mon day evening at 8 o'clock. Music by the High School Orchestra, numbers by children of the various grades and other musical seloctlons will also be on what It is thought will he an onjoyablo program. The program follows: Orchestra Third, fourth and fifth grade boy* Memory Work .... First Krade pupil* I'lano Duct .... ..Lilian Ocmytt, Alberta Gallwax ... First, second and third grades V.. Orchestra Address Senator Thos. C. Price Mrs. Cahlll (Accompanist, Mrs. Kussell Recitation Sclma Aalto Orchestra BIG SNOW SLIDE A snow slide I hot came tearing down the mountain side at the Carl son Creek canyon tore out a mile of the Alaska Oastlneau Milling Com pany's transmission line at one point and for shorter distance* at several other places last Saturday. As a result of the slide the company Is unable to get electric power from the Annex Creek station and the big mill at Tli-ine is only able to crush 5,000 tons of ore a day as compared to a normal output of 8,000 tons. As the result of the restricted out put at the mill a considerable num ber of men both In the mine and mill have been laid ofT until repairs can bo made to the transmission According to C. T. Jackson, gen eral manager of the company. It will be impossible to start repair work for about a month yet, as up In the mountains where the transmislon line runs It It still snowing and slides are of almost dally occurrence. What power is being used now comes from the Salmon Creek station of the company, JAMES HUFFMAN IS IN POLITICS Runs for State Legislature ? Lec tures on the Chatauqua Circuit Back in Ohio That James Huffman, the young man who In the summer of 1919 visited In this mi tlon of th? coun try with hi* unrip, James Huffman of Kagle Klvcr and played ball with the Douglas fire department team, helping them to win the Gastlneau Channel championship that season and by hla sensational catrh In rlitht field saved tho Fourth of July gamp, la doing quite well In hla home In Ohio, is learned here by letters re cently received from him. After leaving here, Mr. Huffman, w ho was an overseas veteran, took up the study of law at Columbus. Ohio, and laat fall was a democratic candidate for the state legislature. Of course ho lost out in the republi can landslide, but he made u good run at that. Last season he trav elled with a Chatauqua, lecturing on "Ohio," his home state. His brother was captain of the Ohio State Uni versity football team that played at the Ko?o carnival at I'asadcna last winter. "Jim" Is a live wire and is bound to make great headway in anything lie undertake*, and having been born in Ohio, has a great many advan I' (age* over many In the matter of po 'Itlcal honor* If the democrat* ever tome Into power again. MANY ENTRANTS FOR FIELD MEET Natatorium Scene Tonight of One of Host Interesting Events Ever Held on Iiland Kntries have been piling In for the Indoor meet that I* to be hold (hlH evening. starting at 8 o'clock, at the Douglas Natatorium, so the af fair la assured of being a great auc cetta from every standpoint. Officials were named early this week to have charge, and every as surance is given that everything will go smoothly. The official); as designated will be as follows: Referee ? P. II. liradlcy. Field Judges -Grover C. Winn, Ned Carlson, James Uarragor, J. It. Langseth. Track Judges ? L. D. Henderson, J. F. Hcnson, A. B. Cole, Geo. T. Jackson. Timers ? II. I). Cooley, \Vm. Fry George Swurva. Announcer ? Claud llelgeaon. Starter ? W. 8. I'ullen. Clerks of Course ? T. 0. MacDon ald, II. L. Rowley. A. D. Phillips. G. C. Mitchell. Scorekceper ? Win. Margrave*. Tho complete Hat of crenla aa Anally arranged for and for which there are entries la aa followa: Special Event* ? Rope Climb, base ball throwing, roller skate pursuit race, centipede race, three mile run. American Legion Events ? 880-yd. relay, Indian wrestling. High 8chool Events ? 20-yd. daah, 440-yard run, 880-yard run, 880 yard relay, 20 yard low hurdles, pur suit race, high Jump, broad Jump, shot put, 220-yard run, 20-yard high hurdles. Senior Events ? 20-yard dash, 220 yard run. 440-yard run, 880 yard run, one mile run. 880-yard relay, high Jump, broad Jump, shot put. 20-yard hurdles pursuit race. Grammar School Events ? 20-yard dash, potato race, 80-yard relay, ?hoc race boxing matchea. The affair has developed Into a dual field meet between the Douglas and Juneau schools, with the other events as fillers to make up tho pro gram. It is expectcd that tho keen est rivalry will exist, as tho number of points made by contestants from the two schools will be kept and the school having the greatest total will be declarded the winner. Tho nominal admission fee of 2S t cuts will be charged at the door to help pay the expenses of the meet, and If the one tonight is a success it is planned to have an outdoor meet as soon as weather conditlona become favorable. CANNERIES INDICTED This week the grand Jury, which is now about to conclude lta labors for the term, brought Indictments against ten firms engaged In the business of packing snlmon In the Territory for failure to pay their Territorial tax on their product. Tho companies indicted were as follows: Alaska Packing and Navigation Co. .operating near I'avtof Harbor. 10.7G4 cases. Cape Kanshaw Klsh and Packing Company, near Cape Kanshaw, 900 Beauclalre Packing Company, near Beauclalre, 33.461 cases. American Packing Company, near Juneau, 20,1 SI cases. Columbia Salmon Company. Ten akec Inlet, 74.490 cases. Northern Packing Company, near Juneau. 14.642 cases. Noyes Island Packing Company, near Noyes Island. 12,103 cases. Standard Salmon Packers. Tena kee. 36.307 cases. Hood Bay Packing Company, near Hood Bay, 13,707 cases. Olympic Fisheries t'ompany. near Ketchikan, 17,311 case*. The non-payment of taxes was presented to the grand Jury by J. W. Bell, clerk of the United States dis ADVERTISING PAYS Tho day after the notice was In Ihls paper statin* that wood at the Man ley wood yard had been reduced from 17.00 to $6.00 a rord. Earl Man Icy ?old nix fords of wood ar.d e?er jjlnce the business bus been very brisk, with the power saw join* all day Ion*. BRIDGE PARTY Mr .and Mrs. John Llvlo enter tained a number of friends at their home at Trcadwell last night at bridge whist.