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The Thlinget |
niuiiilily ill tin- Silka Training ! Si Ii*hi 1 in I In* ot (lie .\alivi* I'i hj I ? j of A la>k?. Aniiii.il Sulisi ri|?i it in, l-il'lv < Vm>. i.l |r?w all oinv*|...mitmtv (?> nil-: I'MLiNxKT Silka Ala-ka A|>|? I ir.iliiili mailt* t??r rimy a.? m-coihI 1 rla? inaltrr. \i|viTii>iu^ i!i'i > jiiv? i i !? ;;j j I !? al ii n. NOTES l'rof. F.J. Waldron, Superin tendent of native Schools of; Southeastern Alaska, paid a visit I to the local school this montn. The latter part of March YVil-j liam Millmore sold the Milhnore hotel to Oscar Holm and Sam! Sing who assumed charge of the j historic hostelry the first of the month. Several deaths have occurred: among the older native people of the native village during the I past month, from pneumonia. Mr. M. Arvesen, tilt' contractor who has in charge the construe-1 lion of our new school plant, with a nuniher of carpenters, left on i the last boat of the month for Se-! attic. Mr. Oscar Sal her, the able! foreman who has been in imme diate charge of the work since its beginning, will look after Mr. Arvesen's interests until the job is completed. The painters hav ing finished their work left at the same time. Mr. and Mrs. Perry are the happy parents of a girl that ap peared in their home March 2!). j Miss Isabel Simpson, the six teen year old daughter of Mr. - and Mrs. Peter Simpson, died at : the home of her parents in the | Cottages on Sunday, April 2, of tuberculosis.Tiie funeral services were conducted by Mr. H. B. j Parks from The Tulinget Church on the itn. 1 saliel was a brigl t young woman and will be greatly missed by her friends as well as ! bv her family. Air. and Mrs. , Simpson have the sympathy of! the entire community The old building which was lhe (lirls* Home ot" the Silka Train ing School became so downcast and sorrowful because it couldn't he as nice as its new neighbors that it made an attempt at self destruction by catching tire front a spark on the roof shortly after the last number o.' The Thlinget j was printed. Some of the work-1 men. who were rooming in the i building, by quick action and with the aid of a few buckets of water, put out the lire and pre-1 w-nted the suicide. The work of arranging and clas if> ing the sp cimens in the Sheldon Jacks: n Museum is finished. The work done in the past six months by the Curator, Mr. II. 1J. Parks, has made a I wonderful change in the appcar of the interior of the museum. Mrs. Sinclair, wife of Dr. Sin clair who has charge of the Na-' val hospital here, received news early in the month of the serious illness of her father in Washing ton. I). C., and left for that | place 011 the first Georgia there ' after. - . . I Miss Thursbce, who lias been , teach in.at Chichagoff during the ?winter has resigned her position and gone to Juneau. | Paul White overhauled his boat recently, put a fine cabin on it. and installed a new six-horse power Gray engine. Benin a loyal son of the nation's most fa mous Indian school, he named his boat The Carlisle. A few days atro he left with bis family for Excursion Inlet aboard his staunch little craft Ilyinjr a Car lisle pennant and the United States flaj.. His voyatfe covers more than a hundred miles of the briny deep. Mr. White has worked nearly all winter at his trade?that of carpentry?on tlic Sheldon Jackson School build inns. and will continue the work of his trade in tile construction of a cannery warehouse durinn the summer. Russian Easier this year lei I on Sunday April 2'.). It was | le ceucd l?y the usual special ser vices of t e Russian Orthodox Church and the religious holi days. At midnight Saturday a cannon was iiivd and the chinas were rung, marking the begin ning of the Easter day. It i. surely to he deplored l?y the gi n eral membership ?>t the Ku.-sian Church, as well as the comnmiii ly at large, that a few of tho.-c who were regular alien da nts at the services during the preceding week, marred the beauty and sa credness of their Easier day by drunken reveling. We hope that public opinion both in the Ortho dox Church and in the town will speak with such force against this wretched custom that it will cease its recurrence. Mr. Short, mining agent for Warring Thomas of Seattle, re turned to hitku a few days ago after an absence of two months.