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The Doujrlas Island News says: ''John Goodell.recently appointed deputy marshal at Sitka, likes the town and doesn't hesitate to so. "Guess it's mutual then. Sitka likes Marshal Goodell. The Indian River suspension foot bridge gave way during the severe cold weather and piled part of itself up on the ice in the middle of the stream. This was "rescued" before the thaw came and is now safe on the river banks. Now is a good time to ask the powers that be to replace it with a wagon bridge. The friends of Miss Allah Madison, a former pupil of the S. T. S.. will be interested in this from the Portland Telegram of Jan. 12: "Last evening, Rev. David Errett of Salem, officiated at the marriage of two Alaskan Indians at the Chemawa Indian School. The bride was Miss Allah Madison of the class of 1910, graduating with class honors. | The groom. Frank Rosenburger, received an industrial education at the school and is a competent steam and electric engineer em-| ployed at the U. S. Indian School at Tuialip, Wash. The bridal) couple Jleft (last evening for Portland and after a short honeymoon will go to Tuialip. The Arctic Brotherhood has purchased a moving picture machine and is giving Sitka a series of entertainments. Judg ing by the way the houie is crowded each evening, the people are manifesting much apprecia tion. DEATH OT DR. SLIGHTAM The Daily Alaska Dispatch ] (Juneau) of February 4 contains, a brief account of the death of i Dr. C. H. Sliphtam, on the 3rd inst. Dr. Sliphtam was the gov-| ernment doctor in charge of the! efforts for health and sanitation i among the natives of southeast ern Alaska. He had charge of theNativeHospitalftheold Simp-; ! son Hospital) recently establish ed by the department of educa-1 I tion. Though the doctor had been i in the native work scarcely a J year, he had won the confidence | of all the natives and of the I government teachers and mission j workers who had been privilep | ed to come in contact with his , enthusiastic work for the uplift of the Alaska native people. He believed in the native. He I had confidence in the natives' i ability to become of staunch value I to their Individual communities I and to the community at large, | under proper guidance and edu cation. He endeared himself to | all who heard his straightforward, sensible talks at the institute or conference of teachers of gov I ernment native schools conduct [ ed by Supt. Waldron in Juneau I last September. In his immedi I ate family. Dr. Slightam leaves a wife and two children to mourn their loss. The word of his death I has cast a gloom over all who | knew of his efforts during the past year, but the spirit of energy and hopefulness he manifested in his work has been and will long continue to bean inspiration to those of his friends who are I laboring for the betterment of the Alaskan natives. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Albert James of the Cottages Feb. 22 ?f;HE JhLINGET Published monthly at the Sitka Training School in the intercuts of the Native People of Alaska. Annual Subscription, Fifty Cents. Address all eorres|H?iMlenee to THK THLIKUKT Sitka Alaska Application made for entry as second class matter. Advertising rates given on application. ETHNOLOGICAL SOCIETY The Society of Alaskan Natu- ? al History and Ethnology met on the evening of February 9 at the home of Professor and Mrs. Georgeson, with a large atten dance of members and their friends. The usual business was transacted after which Mr. C. A. Maclaren gave an entertain ing talk about New Zealand, ? touching on all phases of that interesting country, its climate, natural resources, people, and economic and political conditions. At the close of this address Mr. Maclaren was plied with many questions which he readily and pleasingly answered. Mr. William Millmore, the first president of the society, spoke reminiscently taking his hearers back to the beginning of the society and its museum, and in cidentally paying tribute to Dr. . Sheldon Jackson for whom the museum is named and to whose energy is largely due the fine collection it contains. Mrs. Georgeson completed the pleasure of the evening by serving dainty refreshments. The society has just purchased a fine oil painting of Alexander II of Russia- The picture was sent to Alaska in 1858.