THE CORDOVA DAILY TIMES
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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1920
THE MAN FOR THE PLACE
Less than two weeks ago the re
sult of the election was uncertain.
Today the smoke of political battle
lias cleared away and the Repub
lican party controls practically every
office in the United States and Alas
ka. Warren G. Harding will be in
augurated president next March and
Dan Sutherland will go to Washing
ton as the Republican delegate from
Alaska. Next in importance to the
inauguration of Harding as presl
den to the people of Seward and ail
of Aaska is the appointing of men
by the president to hod offices in
the territory. The principal office
to be filled by appointment is that
of governor of Alaska. The one
vital and all important, thing to the
people of Alaska is that the man
who receives this appointment
should be an Alaskan. Ho must be
able to represent the government at
Washington and at the same time
govern the present population of
Alaska and the future population
which promises to he five limes
greater in a few years. Such men
are few and scarce in Alaska at
the present time but among the
few is one who can qualify for the
office from every angle. This man
is the Hon. George C. Hazelet of
Cordova. Mr. Hazelet came to Alas
ka with the first pioneers in 1S98.
He was born in Ohio in 1861. The
same state which has produced
seven presidents. On the 8th day of
March 1898, Mr. Hazelet landed in
Valdez. He prospected for gold and
found it. In 1905 he assisted in or
ganization of the Copper River and
Northwestern Railway. He was
elected first mayor of Cordova when
that town was incorporated. He or
ganized the Cordova Light and Pow
er Company and installed the water
works, electric light plant and tele
phone system in that place. For 2.'!
years he has been closely identified
with the building up of the Territory
At the primary eh etion in April
Mr. Ilaz.eh’l was elected delegate to
the licpul.licau national cum .ml ion
which convened in Chicago in June.
His two boys, Calvin ahd Craig
are two of the most substantial citi
zens in the territory. Both of them
answered their country’s call during
the late war.
Mr. Huzelet is a man o£ high
mental ability. He has the confi
dence and respect of the people of
Alaska regardless of party affilia
tions. For many years Mr. Haze
let has had a wide acquaintance
with the leaders of both the Demo
cratic and Republican parties
throughout the nation. As the gov
ernor of Alaska he would undoubted
ly recommend many things to Wash
ington all of which the heads pf the
different departments would recog
nize as being of merit and the result
would be of great benefit to the
territory. Mr. Hazelet is a clear, un
biased thinker and his long resi
dence in Alaska makes him thor
oughly familiar with those things
which we need the most. His home
town has endorsed him for governor,
the Republican clubs of Seward and
Anchorage have endorsed him and
it is safe to say that every broad
minded man and woman in the ter
ritory, regardless of party affilia
tions i will endorse him whole-heart
edly and sincerely for the office
that means so much for the future
of Alaska. We must have a real
Alaskan of the calibre of Mr. Haze
let as governor during the next,
two years and during every year
after. The future growth and pros
perity of the territory demands this.
THE DAY OF THANKS
LOADED with all the goods the living cost allows, die home boards of the day of thanks will give full witness to the
fact that the passing years do not permit to grow flaccid the long-established custom of the land Thanksgiving Day
has yet full flavor of the day when first observed upon the bleak coast where the Pilgrim fathers closed their voyage
adventurous. The turkey and the pumpkin pie. cranberries and accessories will all feature as in the days gone by. And
amid the fumes so redolent of cheer and peace and the sweet concord of home, will seem to fashion forth the features dear
of the ones who at that board in other years were grouped Memory that never lays aside attachments of the past will vivify
the recollections of the ones whose passing meant contraction of the group, but cheer will be no less sincere because the
pathos note is struck in token of mortality that time insures. From coast to coast, amid the mountains of the nearby range,
amid the Rockies lifting nigh their peaks, where placid lie the meadows by the brook, and in the tropic Southlands and the
coast that borders the Pacific, will be found the units of the nation's strength and grace, the circles of the home with sweet
content as savor for the simple heartfelt feasts. In marty places strange and mid the scenes of desolation and of solitude the
day and dinner will be given thought
Alaska some day will lie a state
and when it is the people of the
state will elect their own governor.
Until Alaska does become a state
it is the duty of every man and wo
man in the territory to endorse a
real man to fill the office of gov
ernor. Dan Sutherland, the new Re
publican delegate, can do much to
make the endorsement of Mr. Haze
let an assured thing. That he will
do so we firmly believe. There is j
no better man in the territory at
the present time than Mr. Hazelet
to fill this office. He is an Alaskan
who has demonstrated his ability
and proved his sincerity for more
than twenty-two years. His record
speaks for itself. He needs no ad
vertising. He has been endorsed by
the Republican clubs of three towns
in Alaska and he will undoubtedly
be i ndorsed bv every club in every
town and by every thinking person
who redly h.is the interests of .Mas
ks at heart. Make il your duly to
insist where the insisting will do the
most good, 11 > 1 Mr. Hazelet re
ceive the appointment of governor of
of Alaska. He is the right man for
the place. He would be elected by a
large majority if the people of the
territory had the say in electing him
governor. But we have not and the
only remaining thing for us to do is
to insist and keep on insisting that
Mr. Hazelet shall receive the ap
pointment from Mr. Harding. We are
going to boost for him whenever
and wherever it is possible to do so.
If there is anybody who can demon
strate to us why we should not boost
we will bo only too glad to listen
to you, but we won't promise to be
lieve any Jim told me that Ed told
me that Harry told me tales about
the Hon. George C. Hazelet.—Sew
At the speed attained by the French
aviator, De Roumanet, of 192.4 miles
an hour, a man might encircle the
globe in five days. As an imagina
tive writer Jules Verne was a piker.
He thought he had exceeded human
probability when he made Phineas
Fogg do it in eighty days.
In deciding on Judge Kenesaw
Mountain Landis for baseball dicta
tor, the magnates may have recalled
how he qualified as umpire in con
nection with Standard Oil.
Of course nobody expected cheaper
turkeys this Thanksgiving, but a lot.
of folks will be disappointed over not
THINGS WE THINK
Things Others Think and What We
Think of the Things Others Think,
A stingy man is always generous
to own weakness.
A scandal-monger's wares are dis
pensed without profits.
Probably no baby in all the world
ever wished to be kissed.
Clothes don’t make the man, but
sometimes they break him.
It isn't so much what you do as |
how you do it and where you do it. j
Prohibition at least has decreased
the number of liars about fifty per
There is work and work. The hard
er some tongues work the more dam
age they do.
"Temperament” used to be consul- j
ered a sign of genius, but it's only a
sign of ill-breeding.
Tile free horse that you are rid
ing so hard will never carry you
across the tape of success.
Men in the smoking compartment
of a train tell more of their private
affairs than women at a tea party.
A good-looking girl doesn’t mind
you saying she is intelligent, but
you’d better never call her “intel
Who remembers when women’s
skirts had about an inch of dust
around the bottoms of them that
they had swept up in walking?
WJien the Carnegie hero merals
are passed out next year, most of
them should go to the small-salaried
men who support large families.
We are all demanding increased
production. But we don't want an in
creased production of lies, hate,
malice, gossip, narrow-mindedness
If a wife dresses up to the fashion
the neighbors say mean things about
how she keeps her husband’s nose to
the grindstone. If she is not partic
ular about her dress they feel sorry
for the man who has to live with such
HUGE SPUD EXHIBITED
BY PROUD TACOMAN
TACOMA, Nov. 25 (by Associated
Press).—One of the largest potatoes
ever grown in the state is on dis
play here. It was grown by Dr.
C. S. Cope and weighs exactly six
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We carry in stock a full line of both
and invite you to call and inspect
them. They are selected with care
and we are sure we can please the
most exacting musjc lovers.
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"SERVICE” is our motto.
ENID BENNETT FILLS
"The Marriage King” featuring
Enid Bennett in a strong melodrama,
full of color, rapid action and tense
situations, is the special feature on
Anne Mortons (Enid Bennett) be
lieved that her marriage ring held
significance only within certain lim
its. Her husband contended that it.
was binding, no matter what he did.
What’s your opinion?
When the girl wife of a gambler
and all-round crook revolts from be
ing a tool in the hands of her ras
cally husband, and in a struggle to
escape accidentally shoots him; and
when, believing him dead, she flees j
to Hawaii and a new life of hap
piness and love,—the beginning of
a powerful story is laid, colorful and
filled with action and suspense.
Supporting Miss Bennett are Jack
Holt as lleathe, a rich sugar planter, 1
and Robert McKim, a star “villain”
of the movies, who portrays the ras-!
The action of the play is rapid and
well sustained, and in the emotional
parts Miss BenneH does some of
the finest work of her screen career.
“The Marriage Ring” is playing at
the Empress tonight only. Two
shows, at 7:30 and 9 p. m.
Your eyes fitted. Compound and
stigmatic lenses replaced. See Os
An English scientist has brought
out a new electrical process for
coating iron or stool with lead.
Advertise in the Dany Times
We save you money
Hew and Second-Hand
Our Prices Are Right
KEIST FURNITURE CO.
We Sell Goods On Commission
Next door to Alaska S. S. Office
The common council o£ the town
of Cordova will meet as a board of
equalization on Monday night, De
cember 6, 1920 at the hour of 8
o’clock and will continue in session
until the hour of 9 o’clock of said
day, and will continue in session un
til the Monday next following be
tween the hours of 8 and 9 p. m.
of each day, during which time any
and all persons having any objec
tion or corrections to offer as to
the amount or manner of assess
ment are notified to be present.
(Signed) K. G. ROBINSON,
Dated this 23rd day of November,
The assessment roll is now open
and will be kept open for inspection
every day until December 6, 1920,
when the board of equalization con
venes at the clerk’s office in the
Blum Building on Second street.
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GOOD CIGARS :
; and tobaccos of all kinds; ,
Pool Tables ;
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All Kinds of Light Lunches
Tray Service Our Specialty
Phone 169. I <
SMITH & M’CONAGHY
Corner Front and P Sts.
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| Phone 183 On the Corner|
|Peyser the Tailor]
| Clothes Cleaned and Pressed I
jj. Hats Blocked Suits to Order!
FOR SALE—COMFORTABE CABIN
two rooms and shed, with some
furniture. Lot has 40-foot front
age on First Avenue. Close in.
Price $750.00. Why pay rent?
See K. G. Robinson. 5-tf.
FOUND — LADIES KID GLOVE.
Owner can secure same at Times
FOR RENT—THREE ROOM FURN
ished cottage, with light and water.
Phone 185—3 rings. 29 5t.
FOR SALE — ONE - QUARTER
horse power electric motor. Ap
ply at Times Office. 15-tf.
FOR RENT—FURNISHED HOUSE
and apartment. See Chas. J. Good
FOR SALE AND RENT — PIANO s'
Expert piano tuning. Anderson
Piamo Shop, Juneau. 2-tf
FOR RENT—APARTMENTS IN THE
Burkhart Flats. Phone 61. 3-t£
FOR RENT—FURNISHED CABINS.
BEST BOARD AND ROOM IN
town at the Lakeview hotel. 15-tf.
Sun Maid Raisin Bread, always a
favorite at the City Bakery.
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