News U. is From All Parts of Alaska
The territory lias been awarded a
captured German cannon for its re
cord in the last Liberty Drive.
The Beluga Whaling company re
ports the capture of 5fi of these pre
cious mammals the past season.
Anchorage public schools opened
with 130 pupils, a falling off from last
The McNally and Maitland coal
mines at Illuff point. near Valdez,
have been dosed down for the season
The Seward public school Opened
with a total enrollment of 6# pupils.
After serving for 11 years Dr, Ga
ble has resigned his position for the
White Pass &■ Yukon railway at
Tim Seward Gateway says that more
residences have been painted in that
city this year than any time previ
Seward papers state that dm inn the
past three months 17 residents of the
city have returned from the states and
they are going to remain. Fifty eight
former residents of Valdez have re
turned from the Suites. More would
come if they had the fare.
Mrs, Alice Anderson, prominent in
educational lines in southeastern Al
aska has taJten a position as govern
ment sc hool teacher at Chignik.
Frank J. Cleary, orignial staker of
Cleary creek in the Fairbanks district
recently visited in Anchorage after
spending tin* summer In the Broad
Olaf W. Nelson, a homesteader in
the Matanuska district near Anchor- j
age died recently, as the result of in
juries received while works.ig on%n
piledrlver at the govpyf* -it dock at
Ed. Henning, a well known Anchor
age citizen and former employee of
Brown and llawkins. broke his right
leg while working in a slope in 1 *»•»
Oeorge I'reston the local manager
for the N. C. Company, left Fairbanks
recently for the Tolovana ami the
Mr. and Mrs. C.eorge Armstrong,
pioneers of the Yukon district, have
left Whitehorse and will make their
homo in the State*
A Yukon man has had great suc
cess In preparing kippered grayling,
for winter use The grayling abounds
kippered than the finest salmon.
Kelly was accidently killed at l^ake
Hay in September. lie was picking
berries and stepped on a log which
rolled on him. crushing his skull.
A suggestion is made that some of j
the uninhabited islands of southeast- j
ern Alaska be turned Into game pro- |
serves for the propagation of game
animals and birds.
The Culross Island Mining and Mill
ing Company, a Washington corpora
tion, has filed its papers with the ter
ritorial secretary and will operate a
mine near Valdez.
After spending 20 years in the F. S.,
D. H. McDonald has returned to the
Willow creek district to hunt for a
ledge of gold bearing rock he discover
ed on the lower end of the creek in
Although there are rich properties
on the Salmon river. Ketchikan papers
say that no one should run away with
the Idea that it will he a big camp un
til much work is done in road building
and other improvements.
A suit for $1,800,000 damages has
been filed at Juneau against the Chic
hagof mine by John Trupelo, who al
leges the company attempted to have
him adjudged insane In order to se
cure the mining property from his
guardian. The company alleges there
has been no gold of commercial value
taken from the mine.
Jim Hulse, the 17 year old son of
Ben Hulse of Wrangell was seriously
Injured while working on his father's
gas boat. He attempted to siphon a
drum of distillate Into the boat's tank
and the liquid went down his throat
Miming his lungs and the membrane
if his stomach. He was in great pain
The Wrangell Sentinel claims to
lave the original jazz orchestra in
The citizens of Wrangell recently
'aised $110 for the Armenian relief
Tom flavin was arrested at Juneau
'or assault and battery on the person
if C. If. Hassells.
Federal employes of Ketchikan and
[he surrounding district have the un
ion bug and recently organized and
sent a petition to the National Feder
ition for admission. Members "f the
forestry. Immigration. customs and
lighthouse service are in the new or
Win, Hritt, territorial senator, has
received his commission as Norwegian
consul for the First and Third divi
sions of Alaska. On account of charges
made against him a year ago tin* State
department cancelled his exeijuater
until his record could he examined.
These charges were found to he un
The Anchorage Advisory Hoard re
cently held a meeting to discuss the
advisibillty of incorporating the city,
under the law passed by the last legis
lature for tiro incorporation <>f towns
in government reservations.
The management of the Princess
May Hydraulic Co, of Me Dames creek
in the Passu ir district, will operate
the plant to capacity next year, A
ditch over a mile long has been con
structed which will handle 1500 cu
bic yards of gravel a day.
A party <>f picnickers at Dig Pend,
five miles below Whitehorse found a
coffin containing the body of a young
man sticking out of the embankment
on the river. Who the man is and
when lie was buried is unknown by
Three hall games were played in
side of 24 hours at Nenana recently
liy teams from Fairbanks and Nenana.
Besides the |:<ll gamei the players
danced mk night Satunwiy, and made
tkm* trip/hack t«> Fairbanks S"'<
day. The end or n perfect d*gv.
Tlie laborers at the New England
cannery at Ketchikan struck for high
er wages. They have been receiving fin
cents an hour and 75 cents f«*r over
time and Sundays. The men demanded
fi5 cents an hour, time and a half for
overtime and double time for Sundays.
Harry Simmons, for 19 years <-n tie
Yukon and in Alaska most <.r Ul
timo with the 1'. S Signal Corps, ha
returned to Fairbanks after a two.
years absence with the ; rmy in Franc
He was once assistant postmaster at
Fairbanks under John J. dumb.
An unknown man was drowned in
the Koyukuk river according to the
captain of the steamer Reliance wh#
says the man was washed off his foot
while trying to ford the stream and
never came to the surface again. He
was loaded with n heavy pack which
held him down. The victim was en
route to the Chandlar country at the
time of tlie accident.
The fishing boat Olive of tlie Hid
den Inlet canery was swamped re
cently by having too much fish aboard
The Olivo had been loaded to the
plimsol line owing to the captalrt ex
pecting to meet the canery tender
The tender was delayed and the boat
started for the cannery. The boat be
gan sinking and was beached by the
captain, after the big seine and other
articles had been Jettisoned to relieve
At a conference with the U. J?.
shipping board recently the officers
and crews of tlie Pacific coast vessels
secured wage increases that place
them on the same basis as mariners
on the Atlantic coast. The pay varies
according to tlie tonnage of the ves
sel. Under the new agreement cap
tains will get from $330 to $412 a
month: first officers will get $210 to
$241; second officers from $187 to $212:
third officers from $158 to $105. The
igreement is in force until August 1.
E, F. Butler, a pioneer of Kctchi
can. recently returned north after
ipending several weeks in Seattle, fol
owing his return from Unimak Pass,
vhere he was appointed assistant,
iceper of the light. Mr Butler says
hat during the year he was at the light
le received but two mails, nnd a letter
nailed to him In February was re
reived the day lit* left. He. believes
the government should improve the
The new auto fir© truck recently
purchased by the town of Cordova Is
now ready for instant service, and
the following facts, furnished by Al
derman MacConnell, will give some
idea as to its capacity for fire fight
The machine is the product "f the
American Mi France Engine Com.
|Pany. Its equipment consists of 1,000
feet of 2Uj-inch hose, one forty-gallon
steel chemicnJ tank, made of one
plece. seamless, cold drawn steel: L’OO
ft of throe-fourths inch chemical hose,
tested to loo pounds* pressure: two
three-gallon |inhcock extinguishers;
one twentv-foot rapid hoist ladder:
one twelve foot roof ladder
Its cost, f o 1. Seattle, was $2,100.
There's no disaster top Mg for Red
Gilctte Safety Razor Blades, Pocket
Kniv«*s, Watches. Just received at
You’re ifi mighty good company
when you belong to the Rod Cross.
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN
j The best guarantee-you can have for
a successful issue of your clothes fs to
patronize an old established house; a
house that wants you to come hack and
be their permanent patron.
Such a house Is the Nome Tailoring
We make alterations.
We do cleaning, pressing and repair
ing. We make suits to order. We ap
preciate your patronage.
NOME TAILORING COMPANY,
Opposite Nugget Office.
How fill is WdvhiDitan?
Not so far That, the Statements, of
• Residents Cannot be Verified.
kather an interesting case has been
developed in Washington and it is well
worth publishing here. The statement
is sincere Hie proof convincing.
Sidneyli. Mart. Xi»5 W. Sharp Ave.
Hpokane. Wash.. says; -'roe gr.n
left mV khlney.s *eak. My kidneys got
so they dl.l’nt act freely' enough and
ami achy. Many times I bad dizzy
spells and little black spots float
ed before my .•yes. blurring my sight.
A sharp pain caught me in my back
whenever I l>< nt over. Doan's Kidney
I'ill.s had always been highly recom
mended. so 1 thought I won! give them
a trial. After I had used one box,
I was cured of that awful trouble,
for my kidneys were in good condi
IVice 60c, at all dealers. Don’t
•imply ask for a kidney remedy—get
Doan’s Kidney. Pills—the same that
Mr... Hart., had..*? . Foster-Milburn
Co., Mfgrs., Buffalo, N. Y.
Tin- undersigned wishes to notify
the public that the Dexter Roadhouse,
at the mouth of Dexter creek, is closed
for the winter, the contents having
been removed to Nome. Will reopen
in the Spring.
Signed: F. A. CHACE.
Shot guns, Rifles and Revolvers,
Ammunition at HOLTS.
Those Sourdought Hotcakes with
toffee for 25c at Arctic Bakery.
Y"U may have an engine, pump,
sluice boxes, mining tools, automobile,
wagon or horse etc., for sale—See the
Nugget; we will advertise them for
you on u "no sale no pay” basis plan.
Investigate our classified column plan.
If you are looking for work or you
want to hire workmen use the classi
fied column of the Nugget.
AIR PLANE FREIGHT
ON OR ABOUT FEBRUARY I
D5 Type Machines for 6 ton loads
EH “ “ for light dispatch
We Will Appreciate Your Co-operation,
To aid in determining bases and
flight fields, we request your es
timate of 1920 freight require
ments.- Send us a sketch map
ALASKA AIRCRAFT TRANSPORTATION
502 White Building, Seattle
; POWER SCH. JEWEL GUARD
| Passengers and Freight
► f to all Coastwise Points.
J Charters arranged for any point.;
> " *
Wm. F. BALDWIN, agent;
GOLDEN GATE HOTEL
JAS. SWARTZELL. Prop.
Best Accomodations in Alasta
STEAM HEATED. ELECTRIC LIGHTED
BATHS IN CONNECTION.
Be Lincoln Hotel
Finest Rooms in Nome
HOME LIKE AND COMFORTABLE QUARTERS FOR TRANSIENT j
OR PERMANENT OUESTS.
BY DAY, WEEK OR MONTH.
MRS BARNEY GIBNEY - - Proprietor
AND CANDY STORE
TMC HOME OF SWEETS AND GOOD EATS
BREAD OF QUALITY AND QUANTITY
PIES, CAKES, COOKIES, PASTRY, efe.
Fresh Ice Cream Daily.
Augustin* & Ky*r’i and Imperial Chocolate and Caaadhs* arrive every
month from Seattle.
COCO COLA and SODAS
HILLS' BROS. COFFEE SERVED. HOTCAKES*FROM 7 A. M.
MEALS FROM 12—8 P. M.
STEAM BATH AT THE
ELITE BATH HOUSE
ANY KIND OF BATH
Electrie Lighted, 8t«am Heated.
Hot and Cold Water.
ROOMS:—By the Night, Week
Miners & Merdunts
Bank of Alaska
Capital • • $100,000
Gold Dust Purchase/,
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