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v ?'KE ^HLINGET ;
Published mom My ;?i tiu* Sitka Train in;; ** i:i t!i ? in. ?? t.'i ? vtt'V ? : : of Vlaskti. . ???.,. ? ?. ... . .uinual Sul'scription, Titty Con^. AdilrosH all com\*|inmi<ure to THIS THLINUKT Silk:? Alaska Aoolrcuioi) tor * :itr a* -o otid ! Has* it.:ut? r. Advertising rates given o ; apflU'ution. ? " The first copy of The Thlingcf just: received and to make sure it will not he the last '*1 hasten to send fifty cents for which please enter my name on your .subscription list. Your school news proved almoas pood as a letter from the few of the teachers them that I know. I should have enjoyed the out ing 011 Big Crab Apple Island, when the rain pours, as we are ' 'drying up and blowing away here: in Minnesota and the heat has been intense and each succeeding day pets hotter". Thus writes Dr. Nellie S. Shulean of Gam bridpe, Minn. Dr.Shulean was a few years ? ago physican in charge of our hospital and she holds theliigh regard of all the teachers and pupils that knew her. The Thlinget isexceed jnply glad to number her among its friends. ?t A letter from MissR. A. Funk of I-Ioopa, California, contains a dollar for two subscriptions for 1 the Thlinget. Miss Funk was for two years a worker in our school but because of ill health found it I necessary to seek dryer climate.1 We are pleased to know that her health is improved and that she is able to be in mission work i among- theHoopa Indians. A jroo<I friend writes: ?'I received one of tile papers' called Tlilinjiet. It is so interest - injr little paper I wnut to snlv scriliefor it. Kindly let me know | whether*I will have to pay in. ndviinee or notVes, my jrood frietid.you will have to pay fifty cents in advance. if you wish to receive the paper. Send nloiift tiie fifty cents in stamps or post office money order awl you will receive for oticyenr TheTlilinget - the only paper that is published especially in the interests of the native peopleof Ala ka. Since our last issue the following'; new pupils have enter ed school: Peter Kitka, George Bennett, Walter Gray, Jimmy Mack, David Davis, Alice Emmons, Jacob Austin, Charles S. Johnson. Robert G. Bennett, Peter Williams, Paulina Paul, j Alma Daniels, Stephen Nicholas Jacob Peters, Annie Peters, Charlie Williams, Anna Grant, ; Sarah Jackson, Lily Jackson. Matthew Jackson, James Parker and Cyrus Williams. John Bean, of Petersburg, David Charlie, of Douglas, and! Helen Hawkins, of Iloonah, re turned from their vacations with in the last two weeks. This leaves only two old pupils- Henry Hanson of Douglas, and Tommy Wilson of Haines?who have not yet returned from their summer outing. Tin* frirls" thornl <'lul?. under t he direct ion of Miss Ilertha Kale made its first public appearance at the entertain meat <i'i\en in schoolroom \o. 1 011 Thursday evening Oct. la. and , captivated all present. Mr. Peter Simpson, of the Cottage Settlement, is doing some fine work at his boat shop at that place. He has just en larged his shop making it 22 by 60 feet with an addition of 12x2-1 feet. He has a force of five men at work.(all old mission boys) and orders enough ahead to keep them busy tiil spring. William Rudy, oneof our eighth grade boys, spent his vacation at his home in Douglas, working for the Treadwell Co. Hetarned v1163.50, at painting and #46.25, at the mine, receiving from $3.00 to #3.75, per day of ten hours. John Bean another of our boys, earned during vacation slftJ.00,al fishing. lie was or.e of a company of twc Ive men operating two boats. They nought in all, 114,848 salmon. Miss Lillian John i - :. i:ig with Mr. and .Mrs. (!ai:il>! and attending school, . he i < ur first native sul.scritie -. Roger Booth was the first subscriber among the boys. The new band instruments arrive d on lite last < e.or; :a ana the band boys are jubilant. Various sounds both musical and otherwise are heard issuing lVom the band room during practice hours. Judging from the smile on Band Leader McKay's face, lie confidently expects to turn it all in to music in the course of a few weeks. < )ur new sawmill is in pi n e and in running order.