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THE STROLLER'S WEEKLY
AND DOUGLAS ISIAND NEWS NEW METHODS NOW PREVAIL Coats of Kail bat Carry Sledge Hammers. ON RUN PLACED ON SITKA | IS UP TO CONGRESS TO BANISH FIREARMS FOR CELEBRATION Complete Liit of i.tnti for Three PETERSONS bAlU numi. SAWMILL CREEK HAS IDEAL POWER SITES NENANA WOMAN INJURED GOOD PROGRESS IS BEING MADE Beginning on Ank Bay-Tee LIBERAL OFFER BY OREGONIAN Dr. Gilbert of Portland Will Pay $500 Cash For Meaaage From Hit RADIO STATION IS CONSIDERED Association for Radio Broadcasting Probability of Near Patnre returned from a vlnit to the outidde. The committee of which H. L. July, reported that arrangement* M. U. Summers reported proffrea* WALKER OFF FOR DENVER CANADIAN OFFICIAL HERE ANDERSON SAILING THE MIGHTY YUKON Juneau Florist Leave* Head of Navi gation In Small Boat For Lonu Trip. paper uyn J- P. Anderson, the Ju namt raeelK (he Yukon Bnd dintant .YAlUnJL 11* " Ltd 1 0 111 BUSINESS PROPERTY W. C. Wright, proprietor of Wright's Jewelry Btore, closed a deal this week whereby he becomes owner of the building on Front Street In hone alio being In the apartment* on the second floor. The purchase was mado from N. O. Nelson, former owner and. until a year ago, occu pant of the property which Is 2S by 87 feet and Is one of the most desir able business locations In town Mr. Wright has faith In the future of Ju neau and has shown that faith by providing himself with n permanent businesa location and home. SHANNON DIES SUDDENLY A letter received by this paper from Kodiak under date of the 14th "The steamship 8tarr sent a mes sage from Wide Bay last night that George Shannon, well known at Ketchikan and Juneau, had died yei terday. It was probably heart trou ble as he was a big. skookum young Irishman and was working for the Standard Oil geological party the day before, tie was about 32 years of The writer was evidently mistaken about Shannon being known In Ju neau as no one here appears to r? The letter also said the salmon were starting to run at Kodiak. 442 cannery the day the letter was writ CUSTJMS MAN RETURNS Special Deputy Customs Collector M. a Whittler arrived on the Prin cess Louise Tuesday evening from a three weeks trllp to the south during which time he attended the Washing ton Rtate Grand l<odgc meeting of Masons which was huld In Seattle. Much of his time was spent at Port Townsend where Mrs. Whittler and two children who accompanied him south are still visiting with rolatlves. Thoy will return to Juneau before the opening of the public school ALASKA PIONEERS DROWNED George Morrell and Prank Heine, two old-time Alaskans, were drowned recently In the vicinity of Clrcls. Yu kon river. by the overturning of their cano?. The body of Morrell was ro coverod and search was being made for that of Heine. No one witnessed the drowning but the overturned canoe wan found and the supposition ii that the men were lost when It GATEWAY TO COLD BAY OIL FIELDS H. W. Vance of Awociatel Company Recommends Kanatak Ronte ? On Portage Bay. The following from the Wilder Miner will be of Interest to the many people of thla section who hold leas ing permits in the Cold Bay oil dls rict. The Mr. Vance mentioned Is II. W. Vance, an oldtlme miner Bnd prospector of Alaska and Yukon. He vas here several days two months .11 <> on hla way to the westward: According to present Indications Kanatak will no doubt be tho gate way to the Cold Day oil fields. Mr. Vance, advance man for the Associat ed Oil Company, of California, ap the road loading from Kanatak to the Dome on Pearl Creek, where the first work will be done. Mr. Vance was formerly In the milling and pros pect Ing gumc In the Prince William iiid country and was later with (he Alaska Hoad Commission, and Is well known throughout this section Kanalak Is a native village with a population of about AD Indians. They .ire all of tho Greek Orthodox reli gion. and have a beautiful little church located in the center of the village. Kanatak creek Is the divid ing lln> between tho native vllage and the white settlement, the latter being a perfect flat which extends to the foothills nnd Is Intersected by small streams of clear, sparkling wa ter from the springs in the mountains which tower majestically In the back ground, as If to hide what may be the greatest oil field' in tho world. Kanatak Is situatod at the head of Portage Hay. and the harbor offers from any winds from tho northeast, north, northwest, west and south west. A long reef extents almost two-thirds across the bay and this breaks the heavy swell which comes occasionally with southwest winds. The perfect oil domes of Salmon and Bear crooks can be seen within one-half hour's walk from Kanatak. and .he end of the anticlines termin ate by the sea rlgh* at the settlement. Many new buildings have boon erected at the new camp and at this time Kanatak can boast of two stores stampeder necds.and two restaurants where meals are ready day and night. There is also a bunkhouse In con Tho Dally Alaskan or recent date he la witling to take u launch party to Juneau for the celebration In thnt city, provided a party of alxteen Sknn way I tea can be gotten up for the oc caaion. HIGH OFFICIALS VISITS JUNEAU Assistant Secretary of Commerce Vis iting Alaska Points On Way to Orient. Juneau was honored tbla week by the visit of a member of President Harding's official family In the per ron of Claudius T. Huston, asslstsnt secretary of the Department of Com merce. who, on the coast guard cut ter Mojave of the Treasury Depart ment. Is making a trip around the world In the Interest of American commerce. The Mojave arrived at 11 o'i lock Sunday forenoon and left 14 hours later for Cordova and other points to the westward, Yokohama, Japan, being her first port of call after leaving Alaskan waters. In the official party In addition to the as sistant secretary are Dr. Alfred H. Brooss, the geologist; Dr. Stejneger, curator of the National museum and sn expert on the seal industry? Cap tain Linguist, assistant to Dr. Stejne ger; Ward T. Dower, sgent of the bu reau of fisheries; Lleutennnt Creigh ton, of the navy department; David Davis, brother of Secretary of Labor Davis; Lieutenant Colonel Evana of the public health service who Ix phy sician for the party, and Joe L. Bak er. secretary to Mr. Huston. On arrival here the party was met at the dock by Governor Bone and a delegation from the local Commercial Association, the letter having ar ranged a trip with half a dozen autoa to Mendenhall Glacier for the after noon, which outing was much enjoyed by the strangers. Governor and Mrs. Bone entertained the secretary and party with a dinner Sunday evening and later a reception at Government House was largely attended by the people of the town. Monday morning Mr. Huston con ferred with the Governor and Com mercial Association delegates In his office aboard the cutter concerning Alaskan affairs when he promised to make certain recommendation-! to his department chief. Secretary Hoover, but was not In position to speak au thoritatively as to what would or would not be given favorable consid eration. He also spoke rather en couragingly concerning fish legisla tion ss desired by 4he vested inter ests of Southeastern /laska but be-ri no hope of anything being done at the present s<i<slon of Congress. Mr. Huston stated that the admin istration from President Harding ilown Is vitally interested in Alaska ;uid may be depended upon to do what In their opinion, is best for her welfare, growth and development. The secretary and several members "f his party left the ship st Vsldez and were taken over the Richardson Highway to Kairbanka by Colonel James Gordon Stees?-. chairman of Die Alaska Road Commission, who accompanied them from here. The trip out from Fairbanks will be made ^cr the Alaska railroad to Seward w here the Mojsve will be awaiting Diem and on which the 'round world vnvaKM will be continued. RICH DISCOVERY NEAR WRANGELL W. D. Grant and Associates Uncover Silver Ledpe Upward of 3,000 Feet ; Fin'' Showing. The following la from the last la <ue of the Wrangell Sentinel: News of a remarkably rich find of lead silver ore waa brought to town this week by W. D. Grant who came in Tuesday from a group of clalma which he and hla associates own near Virginia Lake. Mr. Grant haa been out with a ?rew of six men doing assessment work. In following a rich stringer they came upon the main lead. They at onre began atripping the big vein, which they followed for 3.000 feet. The mere fact that this vein could be eacily followed for the length of two claim* la aufflcient In Itaelf to give positive assurance that the ore ia there In practically unlimited quan tities. In the crow were aeveral old lead silver miners and each of them declared that the surface showings were far better than anything they had ever aeen. Some of the ore uncovered waa brought to town and has been attract Ingconalderable attention. The pub lisher of the Sentinel was present when a chunk of ore weighing 1Z pounds was sawed open with a hack saw. It waa aolld metal through and through. Samples from the stringers have been previously aasayed and found to run high In silver. It la therefore more than likely that the ore of the main body Is even richer than that of the stringers. The opinion waa expressed by Mr. Grant that the adjoining property owned by the Don Alaska Mining Company Is also equally rich. The owners of these claims are \V. D. Grant, n. Y. Grant. Donald Sinclair. Dr. 8. C. Shurlek. They propose to do no wlld-cattlng, but will take steps at once toward the legitimate development of their prop erty. Michael Hagerty, a railroad work er who wait engaged In thawing op eration! nt the brldne lite nt Ne nana, waa admitted to hospital with a badly scald?"l face and hand. A blowout occurred during the thawing operation* and a quantity of hot mud was thrown Into bis (ace.