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THE STROLLERS WEEKLY
AND DOUGLAS ISLAND NEWS JUNEAU, ALASKA, SATURDAY, .SEPTEMBER 24, 1921 "nJ APPRECIATED ENTERTAINMENT Chautauqua Wrtk Greatly Enjoyed by Large Crowd Which Filled Coliseum Nightly Presenting music, wit and com uon thinking. the Chautauqua pro i;r>m given at the Oollsehm theatre i wt night from Monday to Thurs day Inclusive. I* declared to be the liest ever brought to Alaska. The entertalners were enthusiastically greeted at every performance and tbe theatre was crowded each night. The musical program of "The Old Fashioned tlirls" and the lecture. What IVmocracy Means to Me." b) I'r Arthur Walwyn Kvans. brilliant humorist and urator. occupied the program Monay evening and th< same musical program with the lec ture. "Let There Be Light." by I>r. Kvans brought it to a delightful Old Faihioned Qirlr "The Old Fashioned Girls." Mlw Helen Grace Sbepard, Imilcr and Misa Martha Jam- Uurford. rMdw; Mln Mabel Ponthau. pianist anil soloist. ami Mlaa ('alia I'onnell, violinist. won the audience com pletely with their flrat number Mon day night. and were called repeated ly to ri-sptmd with their song* and uiuir of Ionic ago. The girla were dr> >aed In quaint coatutne* of Ool ed her audience with her peraona tlon of "The Belle of the Ball" of thooc ilava Ion* pant. At their aec ond and last appearance Thursday (hi "The Old Fashioned Girls" of fered entirely different numbers and were u alluring and delightful lis on their Brat appearance. !>r. Kvans la an orator and a 'us lecture, and while he delighted ion* of hla theme, there waa no l?ing drit' n hoine. Though a native if blood relative of Lloyd ain. Dr. Kvans la a full-fledged Amer . ommon brotherhood a spirit anil " Let There Be Light ' "Man Is a learning animal." aaii! I>r Kvans In hla Ifrlurt. "Let Ther> l.lght." anil from thla (act he look hla main theme, the need (or iiernaar ylo the development o( the thinker. He deplored the present ?tktem o( education In the United -ftatcs (or It* low wage paid the leather* In the public schools which ham the more capable Instructors one-third o( the teachers In the pub lic school* of the United States arc not yet 30 rears of axe and that ? >ne-fourth have not bad special training for their work. He advo ? ated more rigid method* of disci pline In the schools and a more thor ough training In patriotism, that the student might he developed in llfe't battles when school days are over. He contended that more at tention should be devoted to a thor ough educational (oundatlon which will better enable the student to master special vocational work (or which he can train In a shorter time through special courses or by prac ticsal experience. The lecture was Incisive but constructive and In bis individual style of humor and ap Peal to the Intelligence. I ?r. Kvan* set In his Ural lecture In Juneau. The second program offered Tues day night was aa enthusiastically greeted as the performance of the The musical part of the evening '?< given by the Artist Trio. J. Horai.- Smlthey. New York baritone soloist; Miss Patricia Rller. noted violinist of Chicago, and Miss Mollie XeiuRovsky. pianist. Mr. Smlthey's strong baritone voice la equally adapted to oratoria and the simple old ballads and delighted hi* hear er* with his artistic and charming rendition of dialect ballads. Misa Kller Is master of the violin. In her artistic red it ion she brings the best there is in music and sways her audience with her mastery of the Mings of great masters Miss Nemkovsky. the piano ac companist. won encore* for her ar tistic and expressive presentation of Iboughta of the masters of music. offering no solution, but giving ? lear historical facts. X'aptaln Nor man Allen Imrle presented prob t'ontinued on laat page) TAKES LEASE ON GASTINEAU HOTEL R. J. Sommers, former Surveyor General of Aliuka. ha* leaned the Mastlneau Hotel for a period of ton year* front the owner*. Claude Eric con and E. It. Jaeger, the leaae to heroine effective on October 1 of this rear. .Mr. Sommer* muled that he In tend* to devote hla pernonal atten tion to the hotel bualnetui and will make every effort io maintain the present high atandard of manage ment for which the hotel la famous No plan* of change are contemplated and the present manager. Oleu Uartlett. will continue In hi* posi tion. Claude Erlcson. one of the owner* of the hotel and who for the pail several year* ha* given 111* personal mention to the management, will leave shortly with his family for a vacation trip In the south, lie w(jl return In several month* to look .ifter his many property Interests litre. Mr. Sommers. tho new leasee. Is one of the beat known men In tho North. I'p until a few weeks ago he waa Surveyor General of Alaska and before that was Territorial mine inspector. He experts to leave shorty for a vacation trip In tjie GUTTERS FULL OF SPARKLING WINE Raid at Douglas Yesterday Reveals Hundreds of Gallons of Oil of Gladness four hundred gallon* of wine and ?liljr Rations of cider, the latter "assaying" upward of tire per cent noticeable extent. He chose the latter and now gazes CHAUTAUQUA ENTERTAINERS APPEAR AT HIGH SCHOOL the Canadian Infantry and now with Chautauqua, addressed tho students of the Juneau I'ubllc School* on "The Making of Americanism" Mon day afternoon In the High SchiMd auditorium, at the program held In commemoration of Constitution l>ay. Other numbers on the -program of werc a violin solo by Misa Patricia Eiler. a reading by Mlu Letho Cole man and a piano (olo by Mis* Molllc Ncin Kvoskv. Tho High 8<'h<x>l or chestra. under direction of Professor Wednesday morning Captain High School and gave a complete outline of the various campaign* of Germany, where he was held a pris oner*. Both programs were attend ed by a large number of parents and SLAYER OF PETERSBURG MAN BROUGHT TO JUNEAU George NeUtn, who shot ami kill ed Nels Peterson at Petersburg late lust Saturday afternoon, was brought to Juneau Tuesday nlicht by Deputy U S. Marshal Thomas Dnlglty of Wrangell. Mondajk afternoon at Petersburg a preliminary hearinK *?? hel<l be fore lT. S. Commissioner M. 8. Per kins. and Nelson was bound over to the fall term of the United States district court In Juneau. BIDS TO BE OPENED Bids for furnishing and Installing boilers In the buildings occupied by th? Alaska Pioneers' Home and the superintendent will be opened at 2 o'clock on Tuesday. September !7, It has been announced from. the Gover nor's office. The decision was made owing to i the approach of winter making It ' imperative that the work be done ?^oon. so It was decided that the hour for closing the bids be set on next Tuesday. The plans and specifications are In the hands of C. 0. Lindsay, superln 1 tendent of construction at Sitka. LAND TITLES TO BE ISSUED New Bejrulationi of Foreitry Depart Provide (or Giving Title to Land Occupied The Forest Scnrlro la calling at tention lo a new regulation Issued by the Secretary ot Agriculture which should be o( very great Inter | nt to the many concerns that have ' (instructed large Industrial plants, ? >n the National Foreats of Alaska, i'. provides a means by which such ' oncerns may secure title to the h inds now occupied by their plants Li nd now held under spoclal use per mits from the Forest Service: The text of the regulation, which became effective April 1, 1931, is as follows: Regulation L-39. Any Individ ual, Arm or corporation which, under authority of a special use permit, has constructed upon Na tional Forest lands within the Territory of Alaska, permanent and substantial improvements for purposes of trade, manufacture, or other productive Industry, with reasonable prospects of the estab lishment of a permanent Industry, may nply for the elimination from the National Forests of the lands occupied In order that such lands may be entered by the applicant under the provisions of Section 10 of the Art of May 14. 1898 (30 Stat., 413). If, upon Investiga tion. it Is determined by the Sec retary of Agriculture that per manent and substantial Improvo I incuts designed for trade, manu facture. or other productive Indus try. exceeding In value the esti mated value of the lands for Na tional Forest purposes, have. In fart, been lawfully constructed, with reasonable prospects of es tablishing a permanent Industry, the elimination from the National Forests of the lands so occupied, not exceeding a total of eighty acres in any single area, will be 189.x, mention**! In the regulation, Ik inronionly known an the Trade unci Manufacturing Site l.aw of AlaKka. It provides that Unproved public lands used for the purpose o( traalc. manufacture. anil other productive industry, may be pur chased In units not exceeding 80 acre* at the rate of two dollars and fifty cents per aero. This law Is not applicable to National Forest lands, and in order to permit Industries which appear to be permanent and hare heavy investments on the Na tional Forests to make application for purchase under this Act. the Sec retary of Agriculture Is willing to recommend that lands so used and improved be eliminated from the Na tional Forests which restores then to the status of public lands. Ap plications for purchase may then be, made to the Land Office In the usual Applications for such elimination should he made to the District For ester at Juneau. Forest Supervisor at Ketchikan, or Forest Supervisor at Cordova. Kach application should ?how by map or written description the approximate boundaries of the area desired, and also contain a itatenu-nt of the character and cost value o flmprovements. The area and boundaries of the tract that can be conslsteutly recommended under the regulation will bo determined ifter a Held examination by the For est Service. The special provisions ? ?r the Trade and ManQfaeturlng Site l^tw should be thoroughly under stood before applications for elimin ation are made to the Forest Service. The importance of this regulation can be gained from the fact that Hfly-Ove salmon packing plauts alone are now under pormits on the National Forests, and many of them nrje doubtless within tho Intent of Its provisions. Forest Service officials point out that agricultural lands li: the Na tional Forests have long been sub ject to entry and patent, and the purpose of this regulation Is to offor the same Inducements to the develop ment of the Industrial projects as Is offered to agriculiura (development. NO ARRESTS MADE YET AS OUTCOME OF RAID Pending the raiutt of the analysis no urrrHta hove yet been made a* a consequence of a raid on the prem ises of the San Kranclsco Bakery Thesday night In which about 300 bottles of beverage. alleged to be beer, were seized and taken Into cus tody of the court for analysis. The raid was made following the Issuing of a search warrant out of the court of V. 8. Commissioner H. B. LeKerro. Those taking part In the search were Deputy If. 8~vMarshals A. E. Lucy, W. R. Oarster and N. 0. Har dy and Chief of Police T. E. P. Keogan. TWO APPOINTMENTS MADE BY BEAUMONT Stanley O. Thomas of Sitka wax appointed deputy U. 8. muriitinl at that place, and H. D. Campbell was appointed deputy U. 8. marshal at Wrangell by United State* Marshal 0. Beaumont, who returned today on the Alameda from Ketchikan after inaklDK a trip of Inspection through this part of the division. No changes have yet been made at Kutchlkan, Hydcr. Skagwuy and Haines. Stanley Thomas la well known In (he vicinity of Sitka and a prom inent figure there. He haa a splen did war record for hi* work in KYance with the !0th Knglneers, in which regiment he ecllsted during the early part of tho United States' entrance In the World War. II. D. Campbell la an oldtlmc Al askan and haa lived hi Wrangell for years. Discussing the appointments. Mar -hau Beaumont said: "Kvery man I put In office must enforso the law." lie makes this statement In answer to Inquiries of tho people of thla division as to his attitude toward the bootlegging situation. "Thla office proposes to play the gamo square with every person In this division as long as he obeys the law," he said. Marshul Beaumont expects to have all offices fllled within a short time with men capable and ready to up hold the standard of a United Btates HIGH LIFE TO BE EXPOSED Arbuckle Trial Expected to Result in Sensational Revelations and Exposures Ixm Angeles.? "High life." as It In lived by some members of tlx- Dim colony hr-ru and In other cities along the roaiit. probably will be bared at the murder trial of Itoscoe (Fatty) Arbuckle. the screen comedian, un der arrest In San Francisco. Arbuckle la held In connection with the death of Miss Virginia Kuppe. movie actress. who died fol lowing a riotouH party In ArbnckleV rooms at a San Francisco bote). Possibilities that other member of ths Dim colonies may be drawn into the Arbuckle scandal as wit nesses Is expected to bring about several hasty departures from the coast. Any companies planning to "shoot pictures" on distant locations these days have no difficulty In rounding up volunteers. Hollywood. Uio film colony near I am Angeles. Is typical of the rest. It abounds with those who have sprung Into fame and wealth almost overnight by means of the sliver sheet. Also It abounds with girls whose visions of fame have burned out. who are without resources, and who become easy prey to men of much means and low morals. It Is largely because of this typr of screen nctor and the sycophants who trail them that Hollywood and other fllm colonies along the coast have become widely known as places where they "hit only tho high spots " Movies Boom City The movie* "mndo" Los Angclrs. When the Dim Influx began there a ile?igr uk<>. U? Angeles hud a pop ulation of only a little more thnn 300.000. Today It hai Jumped to nearly 600,000 and la the tenth larg est'cily In the country and far above the average In wealth. Yet the golden-handed movie men always have found opposition among the Los Angeles old resldenters. When the mushroom movie mil lionaire* applied for cards at the old I .on Angeles eluba, they wore turned down. When the wealthy Mara tried to pry their way Into Pasadena. the exclusive aeetlon In which are lo cated the homes of many rteh fami lies of secure social (.landing, they found progress impossible. So the movie men built their own cluba and formed their own circle of aoclety. They built their homes in another auburb. Hollywood, which la today almost an exclusive colony of movie people, and which la as woll, If not better, known the world over than Los America through the work of the film companies. Revels Figure in Suits Certain resorts and roadhousea and hotels within automobllo distance of Holly wood becamc noted ? or notor ious. Revela, nearly always marked by the presence of girls, were numer ous. These revels have figured In many divorce aults, which have been tried In Los Angeles -and elsewhere ? as far away as New York and I'arla. Gambling, too, has run wild, those able to do so often playing for high stakes. Arbuckle has had quite a reputation for his ability to win at irapahootlng. TO REORGANIZE PIONEER ORDER Meeting to Be Held in Mooie Hall September 28? Brief Hiitory of Alaskan Order Stop* are being taken to reorgan Ixo the Juneau Igloo of Pioneers anil lor that purpose a meeting hairticcn called for next Wednesday night to ho held In Moose Hall. It li eHtlinated that tl:erc are now ' In Juneau and vicinity between 25" and 300 men who aro eligible to membership In the Order of Alaska I'loneern, and It la hoped as ninny or ] tl.em ns possibly ran will lie present Wednesday night. There Is consldj crablo distinction 111 being eligible to membership in the order, as il designate' Sourdoughs from f'heclui ' cos and stamps it members as liav ; I n g traveled the trails In the da)*-1 when baron and beans comuiandc<l respect and "When you asked for a rare | porterhouse You were scryfcd with caribou, And when you craved a whisky atralght, They lcl up hootchlnoo." Juneau Is the only town of any sixe in the Territory that docs not I have n live and active Pioneers' igloo and this condition should not exist after Wednesday night of next The order of Pioneers of Alaska wns organised at Nome In 190$ with tho establishment of Igloo No. 1. Igloos were later organlxed In other cities In the Territory and at the present time there arc 19 igloos with an estimated membership of 4.000. The grand Igloo Is at Cordova at present. Noxt year's meeting will be at Ketchikan. Juneau Igloo No. 6 was organ^isi In 1913 by Frank A. Aldrich and tarted off with a membership of 250. The officers are: President, 'apt.. J. T. Martin: first vlco presi dent. II. B. LeFevro; second vice president. It. E. Davis; secretary. 'Iiarles E. Naghcl; treasurer. Emory Valentine: historian, A. P. Kashe varoff; chaplain. John II. Karnes; trustees, Mary K. liussell, W. It. Wills, (ieorge II Whitney; sergeant at arms. Murdock C. Stewart. Sev eral of these officers have loft the Territory. SENTENCED MEN FILE NOTICES OF APPEAL Klvc hundred dollars line with coats mid three mouth* In jail nan the sentence Riven ty II. Dolzndelll by I'. 8. Commissioner II. II. LcFovr* Thursday nlKht on a charge of vio lating the Alaska lione dry law liy bartering and selling liquor. Charles Baker was sentenced to pay a flue of I2G0 for tho same violation. In the second case of Dolxadelli in which lie was found guilty of hat ing liquor in Ills possession, he paid the line of $2S and cost* amcitsed against him. The case of Raker, tried for the same charge, was dis missed. Notices of appeal have been Died by their attorney. J. II. Cobb, before U. 8. Attorney A. (!. 8houp. linker is out on ball amounting to 1500 and Dolzadelll Is out on hail amount ing to I1.2&0. Bonds for appeals wire nlso placed. K. Valentine and Lee I'ulver appeared as bondsmen. Tho sentenced men were given two jury trials each for the two separate oharges. The trials and convict Uins are the outcome of a raid on tho Fairbanks Cigar Store last Monday following a complaint made by Charlesu Sunt that foe had purchased a drink of whiskey at the place and also a bottle of whiskey. A search warant was Issued and Deputy A. E. I.ucy, after finding liquor, found upon investigation to he Intoxicat ing, made complaint charging pos hosslon of liquor and II. Dolzadelll and Charles Baker, proprietors, were arrested. HAINES OFFICIAL HERE J. W. Combs, for several years deputy United States marshal at Maine*. Ium been hero since Wednes day on official business and will re turn to his home on the Alameda. Mr. Combs has a spotless record as an honest and efficient official and and all around good citizen. He owns his home at llalnes nnd will continue to reside then1 whether ho continues in office or not. HOLSHEIMER MAY COME HERE According to word recently re ceived here, William Holshelmer, Judge of the Second Judicial division at Nome, will come to Southeastern Alaska and probably locate. Judge Ilolahelmor expects to leavo Noftic next month for Seattle, then come ftorth. He was at ono time located In Juneau. Read The Stroller's Weekly. ADVANTAGES OF BEING WEALTHY Will A. Hteel. editor and manager of llie Juneau Capital, the only news paper In Alaaka that live* up to Ita nemo ? capital ?nd lota of It ? left on the Princess Koyal yesterday morning fn route to Honolulu, where he will attend the meeting of the American I'reaa Aaaoclatlon whlcfc will h* held In that metropolli of the little Island empire next month and where he will forget the worries, trial*, tribulation* and rarea Inci dent to grinding out copy, raking In the coin and performing many other monotonou* dutlea In connection with running a new*paper in lm neuti or any other place, for that matter. Mr. Hteel la fortunate that he I* able to make the trip which waa the ungratifled ambition of thou*and* of newspaper men throughout the ountry not that they particularly wished to hoar the little Hawaiian i:lrls thump their ukuleles, but that 'hey wanted to get away from home environmcnta for a period of rest and recroatlon. (Incidentally, the writer ha* at tended many meeting* of both State and National I'rc** Association* and lie has Invariably observed that men who were limited as to finances were always accompanied by their wives but those who were flush always went alone and unencumbered.) 1 COMMUNITY SPIRIT SHOWN Splendid Luncheon Meeting of Ju neau Commercial Association Ii Held Thursday Every business, calling and pro fenxion In Juneau, with the possible exception of hoo'legglng. was repre sented at the Commercial Aiuioriatlnn liinrlieon held at The Uetn Thursday. It may have been due to the pres unec of the Chautauqua girls that there wiu such a generous turnout such a spontaneous exhibition of ? (immunity spirit ? for the girls were there in all their youth anil loveliness, and fortunate, indeed, was the staid and steady buslnea* or professional man whose seat by chance ? or was It otherwise? was between two of then). Rut after all. the large turnout was more likely due to the fart that the Commercial \NWM-latlon is becdming more and more popular as Its activities are coming to be recognized as most po tential in advancing the interest*, not only of Juneau, but of Alaska In reneral and the southeastern por tion of It In particular. After the splendid luncheon had been enjoyed and the routine busi iieaa disposed of. Chairman Sbattuck Introduced Captain Stanley Mancey. who delivered a short but highly In Ii resting address on "Americanism" which was followed by a quartet ren dered by the Chautauqua girls, who ? loverly sustained their enviable reputation as entertainers and who <verc roundly applauded. Captain Imrie and Dr. Evans. also oi the Chautauqua, both made -plendid talks which were Inter spersed with stories and sprinkled throughout with Interest. Governor Pone also spoke briefly but pointedly is he Invariably does. ( i.r.sldcrable business of an Im portant nature was passed over until the next meeting in order that the brief time allotted to the noonday cathcriiig might be utilised by the distinguished guests present. HARLEY J. TURNER ILL Itarley J. Turner Is taking an en forced vacation from his poaitffm in t o office of Behrends' store, due .o an attack of rheumatism that as sailed him in the knees in such violent form as. to keep him In bed. where ho has been since noon of Wednesday. He was reported as feeling slightly better this morning but will not likely be out for a few days. KANSAS EDUCATOR HEBE I'rof. Pnvld 1 1. Patterson of the Kan HUH Stale Unlveralty of Lawrence, Xanana, wnx in town * ahort time one tiny ln?t woek while the ateamer Alnmetla was la port. He had been to the westward a* far aa Anchorage. Prof. Pateraon ha? traveled exten alvoly In both Europo and South America, but think* Alaska outrlvalK all other countries for acenlc beauty. FOOTBALL GAME TODAY A football Rame between tho Ju neau High School team and a team from the government boat Explorer la on thla afternoon at the ball jcrounda In the Baaln. While the #allors are somewhat heavier than the students, tho latter went Into tho game with confidence In their ability to defeat their opponent*. MURDERER WOULD COMMIT SUICIDE Oeorge Nelson, Petersburg Homicide, Attempt! to End Life in Jail Thii Morning George Nelaon, charged with the murder of NcIh I'ctcrann at Peters burg 1 an t Saturday and now await ing anion of the grand Jury in the federal Jail of thin place, attempted to end hla life this morning In his cell by an acrobatic stunt. Nclaon climbed to tlio top of his cell and hooked hla toe# over a bar, hanging with hla Bead down. Swing ing hlmaelf an far a* his limited quartern would permit, he reliaHed hla toehold and dropQed on Ilia head, hoping to break hla neck but aua talnlng a bad bump Inatcad. Before he could reaort to other methoda of aelf-deatructlon he waa placed in a straight Jacket and la now cloaely guarded. Aa a sldt^ iaaue, Nclaon la also feigning insanity. ALASKAN PIONEER FOLLOWS LAST TRAIL Thomas Keefc, 76, an Alaskan pioneer, died at 81. Ann's hospital Sunday nlKht, after having been In that Instiuiion for tlio past four years and liarltiR been on decline owing to old aK?. A stroke suffered home time ago was the direct cause of his death. He was burled Tuesday mornliiK at !) o'clock from the Catholic church. Thomas Keefe was respected by ?11 those who knew him as one or the highest type of oldtlme Alaskan manhood. He first rame to Alaska in 1872 and went up the Stiklne river with one ot the 1>Ik aUuopede* to the Casslar country. He wax In Sitka when the strike wax made In Silver Uow Uasln here and rame Irorn there with the first rush to this vfWnlty. He never made any great Make In mining but was always happy to lake a grubstake and pros pect In the hills, blazing a trail for more successful hunters who might folow. Mr. Keefe was an exceedingly In teresting character and kept his fac ulties up to the last. He was made happy the *day before he passed away by a visit from Uov. Scott C. Ilonc. TO SERVE SNTENCE Charles HoddlnMt of Skagway. who was fined $!MM? last Tuesday by If. S. Commissioner Ward of that place on a charge of a violation of the Alaska bone dry law, was brought to Juneau Wednesday 01 the Estc beth by J. W. Combs, deputy U. S. marshal at Haines and placed in tho federal jail here, where he will serve out Ills sentence. Hoddlnolt is the man arrested in connection with the car robbery at Skagway In which a customs hatlso seal was broken on a White I'ass k Yukon freight car and a case of bonded whisky taken out. Iloddl nott could not lie connected up with the robbery, but was found with some of the alleged stoleu whisky In his possession. Deputy Marshal Combs also brought to Juneau to be placet) In the federal jail. David Uerrin, ar rested at Skagway on a charge of burglary In a dwelling house and bound over to the grand jury at Ju neau. OOTWALS GOES TO NOME Major J. C. (Jotwnl* ban completed hla trip by park train to Kuby from Eagle and is now on hla way tu Nome, according to word received here by Capt. C. 8. Ward. Major (Sotwals expect* to return to Juneau by way of Seattle and will leave on the next Victoria lulling from Nome. Col. Steele la now at llethel and will be In Nome within a abort time, lie will probably take the la*t boat front Nome to Seattle. ('apt. Ward returned on the Ala meda from Ketchikan, after inapect i ii k the *ca*on'* work In Southeast ern Alaska. He also in?pected the survey work being done In Wrangell Narrow* and reports the entire work for this season to be satisfactory. DEPUTY MARSHAL TO ASSUME DUTIES Edward tL Sherman, newly ap pointed deputy U. S. marshal at Ten kkre, was sworn Into office several days ago and left on the Kali-bet h Thursday night for his post of duty. Mr. Sherman is an oldtlme Alas kan and a "dyed-in-the-wool" Re publican. He is well known to all the people of this vicinity and Is Jn i every way capable of efficiently car ' rying on his new duties.