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FACULTY HIGH SCHOOL G. M. Goodman, Supt.Mathematics Elleanora Frandsen.Latin, English W. Harold Evans .-. ..Science. History, French GRADES Amelia Kellenberger.6th, 7th, 8th Esther Thorne.4th and 5th Nita Johnstone.2nd Grade Naida Johnstone.3rd Grade Verna Eastman.1st Grade Marian Summers.Kindergarten -—— HIGH SCHOOL The Sophomore Class will he very sorry to lose one of its best students when Billy Fields leaves. In General Science we are studying the principle of the pulley, wedge, lever and inclined plane. Several of the Freshmen in Van Wert, Ohio, have written to the Fresh men in Cordova. They have no idea what it is like here. In Ancient History the Freshman Class is studying the Punic Wars. The English I Class has finished ‘‘The Lady of the Lake,” by Scott. Mr. Goodman is now reading “My Lady’s Garter,” by Jacques Futrelle, to the High School. It is a very in teresting hook. The High School will soon have a tennis tournament in which all stu dents knowing how to play may take part. The report cards were given out Wednesday. in English T we are now studying about letter writing. We find this very interesting. English II Class is studying the life of Edgar Allan Poe. SIXTH, SEVENTH AND EIGHT GRADES Betty Foster Thursday and Friday the sixth, sev enth and eighth grades had “Place Geography Tests.” on the World and the Uuited States. They were sent out by the “Bureau of Educational Re search.” Naomi Robinson After much labor the seventh grade pupils succeeded in checking off the various tasks assigned to them the past week. Anton Johansen The sixth grade finished their his tories. We have a new history that we use for a reader. We find it very interesting. John Lydick, Jr. We have just about filled out our new penmanship charts and shall soon start on our new ones. Mary Scott The seventh grade finished the “Merchant of .Venice,” and we are glad it had a happy ending. Phyllis Downing The sevent grade has been having the geography tests of several years past, to help them in their coming ex amination. Some of them are hard but on the whole, they are easier than they were expected to be. , Clinton Pinkus The attendance in our room has been exceptionally good since the re opening of school. Jeannette Corser Our report cards are an improve ment over the previous ones. Sadie A. Pratt The sixth, seventh and eighth grades had a spelling match Friday afternoon. The winner was Verla Greenig. Bessie Masterson This week the seventh grade read the story of the “Great War.” It was enjoyed and found interesting by all. FOURTH AND FIFTH GRADES The fifth grade took the Bucking ham-Stevenson Place Geography Tests on the World and the United States, this Thursday and Friday. These tests were submitted to us from Juneau by Mr. L. D. Henderson. The fifth grade has been studying Alaska in detail. Members of the clfiBS have gathered much information from outside reading and many inter esting stories as well as facts have been reported. Valdez Greenig brought a large-size map of the Territory of Alaska, which the pupils have found very useful. The pupils have all learned the Spring poem, “The Tree,” written by Bjorstjeme Bjornson. This week all the students of the fourth and fifth grades have been doing one-half hour’s practice in pen manship each evening at home. The results have been most gratifying. Freida Ripstein and Mary Anderson brought several bunches of very pretty pussy willows to school this week. The report cards were issued Tues day of this week. Many children have been absent on account of sickness. We hope to have full attendance next week. The fourth grade had several les sons on the study of Alaska birds. Jack Errusard had the most complete list of birds and offered some very instruc tive material concerning them. THIRD GRADE Most of us are progressing nicely with our multiplication tables. We have table card tests every day. The tests were won by Richard Davis 3, Woodrow Johansen, Richard Date. Even the third graders are interest ed in Territorial current events. Tues day two large bald eagles flew low over the town. The children went to the window to see them. With a sigh of resignation Richard Date said, “There go two dollars flying away.” In the “Perfect Paper” race Wood row Johansen leads John Sellen by six stars. Those who have received head marks in oral spelling are Catherine Corser, Richard Davis and Richard Date. The Elves are nine stars ahead of the Brownies. Wilbert Lainen, of McCarthy, has en tered school. We shall soon be ready to send our Palmer Method Penmanship Drills away for the “Twenty-five Drill But tons.” The Perfect Paper Contest stands as follows: Woodrow Johansen 34, John Sellen 28, Catherine Corser and Mil dred Greenig 10, Pat O’Neill and Charles Lange 9, Grace Dooley 7, Rich ard Date 4, Linda Nigro, Mike O’Neill, Richard Davis, Robert Pratt, Elmer Helstrom 3, Jane Scott 1. SECOND GRADE The Secret Pussy willow had a secret That the snowdrop whispered her, And she told it to the south wind As it stroked her velvet fur; And the south wind hummed it softly To the busy honey bees, And they buzzed it to the blossoms On the scarlet maple trees; And these dropped it to the wood brook Brimming full of melting snow, And the brook told Robin Redbreast As he chattered to and fro; Little Robin could not keep it, So he sang it loud and clear To the sleeping fields and meadows: “Wake up! Cheer up! Spring is here! ” This is one of the songs we have been learning this week. On Thursday we drew some pussy willow twigs on narrow pieces cf draw ing paper. Some of the best ones are to be mounted. There was much rejoicing Friday when we received our Palmer writing lists from Outside, showing that each second grader had earned his silver star button on drills sent in a few weeks ago. Our gold-star drills are ready to be sent- out on the next boat. This week we had a Thompson arith metic test a little more difficult than the last one. In this work speed is important as well as accuracy; and averages of the work of hundreds of second graders in the States show that the hundred examples can be done in six minutes with ease. So a child who uses nine or ten minutes for the work and has all the answers correct has net done so well as one who uses five or six minutes and has only ninety seven or ninety-eight examples right. This particular kind cf test is given to see which children know their addi tion combinations so that they can give the answers instantly. A child who uses too much time on them prob ably doesn’t know them well and may be stopping to “count up” on his fin gers. In this week’s test the lowest grade made by any pupils is twenty-six points higher than the lowest grade in our last test. Some of the highest grades are as follows: Number Time Correct Used Gwendolyn Brimmer .... 100 6% m. William Laurie . 100 6% m. T.ouie Anderson . 100 7 m. Betty Weedin . 98 6 m. Roy Holdiman . 98 614 m. Julia Braxton . 99 714 m. Teddy Goodlata . 96 4% m. Milton Pratt . 98 7% m. Evelyn Henderson . 100 914 m. Leila Wilcox . 99 914 m. Kathryn Scheffler . 94 614 m. Minnie Dooley . 95 714 m. Pearl Dverseth .L... 94 914 m. John De Leo.|..„ 95 9 m. Marlce Storey ..!.... 95 10 m. Prank Poster . 90 7 m. Clara Olsen . 92 10 m. In all the regular irlthmetlc work the last six weeks tl e highest aver ages were made by Milton, William, Leila, Roy, Julia and Pearl. We are much pleased with Pearl’s work since only a few week’s ago she did not know half of her number combina tions; but she has been working! Mr. and Mrs. Sellen were recent visitors in our rcom. Julia Braxton, Ann Ziegler, Gwen dowyn Brimmer and Roy Holdiman each won a reading headmark in sec tion one; and Minnie Dooley, Carl Olsen and Leila Wilcox in section two. Some of the best spelling averages fcr the past six weeks are: Julia Braxton 99, Ann Ziegler and Frank Foster 98, Milton Pratt and Louie Anderson 95. Clara, Maurice, Carl and Roy did good work in marching. Clara and Roy were the last ones up in Friday’s contest. Julia won the arithmetic wheel game on Wednesday. FIRST GRADE Mrs. Dineen visited in our room one afternoon this week. We are sorry not to have Harriet Laurie with us this week. We hope she will soon be better and able to come back. In Arithmetic, this week we have been learning to write to 100. About half the room can do so now without any help. Jane Selien and Hary Rice have been doing some especially com mendable work in reading. Both reading divisions are read ing the story of The Old Woman and her Pig, although in different books. One division is using their Beacon First and the other in using a Free and Treadwell Primer. All are enjoying the stcry and es pecially so when we dramatize it. All our spelling lessons this week have been written. So far we have had only oral work and all are en joying the change. We are making pictures for a Peter Rabbit book. We have taken Peter up to his hiding in the wat ering pot. We are memorizing a new poem this week about a “Preserving Little Student.” There’s a merry little student in a suit of brown and gray Who says his single lesson o’er a thousand times a day. He studies well the alphabet from early dawn till night He knows one letter only, but he al ways says it right. He can never take his lunch to school as children often do But when he’s feeling hungry he will eat a bug or two. And then without a single word about A, B, or C Recites the same old lesson, Chick a-d-d-d-d-d. MOVIES ♦-■— --♦ In “The Face Between,” which comes to the Empress Theater to night Bert Lytell, the Metro star, has a part which adds to the laurels he has already won in such pictures as “The Right of Way,” “The Right That Failed,” and “The Idle Rich.” A son’s sacrifice for his father who has become involved in an affair which threatens his reputation is the theme of this absorbing story. The son accepts responsibility for his father’s wrongdoings and goes info exile, giving up the girl to whom he is engaged and everything else which makes life attractive to this rich young society man. During his ban ishment he become involved in nu merous difficulties with the moun tain people in the vicinity, and the resulting consequences make this picture one of continual suspense, full of dramatic tthrills and interest from first reel to last. "A Poor Relation,” the latest Gold wyn feature comedy, starring Will Rogers, will he presented at the Empress Theater Sunday. The pic ture is the film version of the stage play of the same name that has been successfully performed for the past thirty-one years. It brought fame to its author, Edwards E. Kid der, as well as to the late Sol Smith Russel, who created the title role and acted it for many years. Will Rogers is an ideal “poor re lation.” As a quaint and shabby philosopher who fathers and mothers 'two orphans, though he himself has nothing, the cowboy star will bring laguhter and tears to all who see him. The part of Noah Vale might have been born with him. The story is simple; and virtue triumphs over scheming villainy, but only after many trials that are both amusing and pathetic. Every resource of the producer has been utilized to make “A Poor Re lation” Mr. Rogers’ Goldwyn master piece. Let the Times do yonr job printing and it will be done right. OHIO UNIVERSITY GIRLS NEARLY SPLIT EVEN ON “CAREER" OR “HUSBAND” ATHENS, Ohio, April 14.—To find out whether co-eds at Ohio Uni versity preferred a “career” to a husband someone in authority is sued a questionnaire. Of the 109 young women who replied 53 pre ferred careers, 48 frankly asserted their preference for husbands and i 8 announced they wanted both a ca reer and a husband. Those desiring husbands ex pressed the wish that their future mates posses brains and good looks —also, salaries ranging from nothing to $25,000 a year. Ninety of the young ladies said they could cook. The others stated they could “make fudge.” COCOANUT PALM8 FOR 8AND I8LAND, HAWAII HONOLULU, April 14.—Sand Is land, the barren sandbar which forms the outer edge of Honolulu’s harbor, will some day in the not too distant future wave an aloha of breeze stirred palms to the thousands of passengers aboard liners arriving at and departing from Hawaii. The planting of a triple row of cocoa nut palms, the first step toward th( beautification of Honolulu's harbor, was started recently under the di rection of Gerrit P. Wilder. At present Sand Island is only a barren stretch of land, with a background of marshes and mudflats. The palms are expected to give a tropical touch to the harbor entrance. PAUL BLOEDHORN —Watchmaker— We Invite You to Inspect Our New Full Line of Community Plate Silverwear Patricia and Adams Patterns See Our Selection of April Birthstones DIAMONDS GIFTS THAT LAST PHONE US TO CALL for your family wash this week. Why suffer all the dis comfort and inconvenience of home washing when we will do the work so much better and so much cheaper? Have us do your washing once and wash day will no longer be a day to be dreaded at your house. You can make it a day of rest or pleasure if you choose. JONES’LAUNDRY, Inc. "We Treat ’Em White"_Phone 66 YOU WILL ENJOY EATING IN ALASKA’S NIFTIEST CAFE The Model Cafe PHINN & ARMSTRONG, Props. Open Day and Night Telephone Water Light and Power Agents for Edison Mazda Lamps Alaska Public Utilities Headquarters for Alaska Tourists THE THE PAXSON HOUSE GULKANI DUSE 129 Miles From Chltlna 75 Mile* From Chitlna Both First-Class Houses Will be glad to accommodate the Public and Tourists’ wants this year. Best of service. Gas and oil always on hand. Saddle and pack horses, autos, tents, bedding and provisions. Guides for Tourists can be had by giving notice ahead. Game of all kinds, Including Bear, Moose and Caribou in season; also finest kind of fishing at both places. Apply to FRED NICHOLLS, GULKANA Harold Graham - • - Frank Burns CORDOVA MACHINE WORKS Machine Work a Specialty Headquarters for Motor Boat Repairs PHONE 182 NOTICE TO PAY SCHOOL TAX NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been duly ap pointed School Tax Collector for Cor dova in conformity with Chapter 29, Alaska Session Laws, 1919, and amendments thereto. All male persons between the ages of twenty-one and fifty years, except sailors in U. S. Army or Revenue Cut ter Service, volunteer firemen, pau pers and insane persons, are subject to tax in the sum of Five ($5.00) Dol lars. Should you be living in Alaska on or prior to the first Monday in April, 1923, said tax shall be due and pay able on said first date and shall lie delinquent after May 1st, 1923. Should you arrive in Alaska later than first date above mentioned, tax will be delinquent thirty (30) days after your arrival, or within ten (10) days after notice is given you. All persons, firms and corporations employing labor shall furnish list of employees to collector and are au thorized by law to deduct amount of tax from wages of employees. Fines and imprisonment are provid ed by the Act above quoted for those who fail or neglect to pay tax or furn ish list of employees. Dated at Cordova, Alaska, March 31st, 1923. K. G. ROBINSON, School Tax Collector for Cordova. TREASURY DEPARTMENT, Super vising Architect’s Office, Washington, D. C„ January 11, 1923. — SEALED PROPOSALS will be opened in this office at 3 p. m., May 10, 1923, for the construction of the United States Post Office and Court House, at Cordova, Alaska. Drawings and specifications may be obtained from J. W. Roberts, Supervising Superintendent, 403 P. O. Bldg., San Francisco, Calif., the Cus todian of the site at Cordova, Alaska, or at this office, in the discretion of the Supervising Architect, Jas. A. Wetmore, Acting Supervising Archi tect. LEGAL ADVERTISEMENTS FORFEITURE NOTICE TO MBS. T. J. ERICKSON, MARION ERICKSON, NORMAN A. ERICK SON HARRY THISTED, H. C. ROSS AND D. W. WALKER, THEIR HEIRS, EXECUTORS ADMINIS TRATORS AND ASSIGNS: You are hereby notified that dur ing the years 1921 and 1922, One Thousand Dollars (11000.00) in labor and improvements have been made and expended upon the Lucky Strike group of mining claims, consisting of four claims, to-wit: Lucky Strike; Lucky Strike Extension No. 1 North east; Lucky Strike Extension No. 2 Northeast; Lucky Strike Extension No. 1 Southwest and the Porcupine mining claim, all situate about one mile in a Northwest direction from Lake McKinley in the Cordova Mining and Recording District, Territory of Alaska, in order to hold said claim under the provisions of Section 2324 of the Revised Statutes of the United States and the amendments thereto concerning annual labor upon mining claims, being the amount required to hold said mining claim for the years 1921 and 1922; said labor constitut ing the assessment work for the years 1921 and 1922; and if within ninety (90) days after the last publication of this notice you fail or refuse to pay to the undersigned your respective proportion expended by me for said annual labor and improvements le gally required to hold said claims as atoresaid, together with the C03t of this notice, all your right, title, inter est, estate and equity in and to said claim will become the property of the undersigned your co-owner, under said section 2324, Revised Statutes of the United States. E. S. MALONE. First publication, January 22, 1923. Last publication, April 23, 1923. PUBLIC SALE We have purchased 122,000 pair U. S. Army Munson last shoes, sizes 5/2 to 12 which was the en tire surplus stock of one of the largest U. S. Government shoe con tractors. This shoe is guaranteed one hun dred per cent solid leather, color dark tan, bellows tongue, dirt and waterproof. The actual value of this shoe is $6.00. Owing to this tremendous buy we can offer same to the public at $2.95. Send correct size. Pay postage on delivery or send money order. If shoes are not as represented we will cheerfully refund your money promptly upon request. NATIONAL BAY STATE SHOE COMPANY, 298 BROADWAY, NEW YORK.