Daily Sitka Sentinel from Sitka, Alaska on October 19, 1979 · Page 5
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SJ Names Place To Honor Tlingit Woman, Tillie Paul What's in a name? Ask that question in Sitka, and 1 the answer often is Russian or military influence. Castle Hill, Governor's Walk, the Old Russian Blockhouse -- all those relate to the Russian days. And Emmonds House, Tilson House, the ACS where telegrams are sent -- those are left from the U.S. military era. But there's one place that can claim the name of a Tlingit. woman -- Tillie Paul Manor on Jeff Davis Street on Sheldon Jackson College campus. If Tillie Paul could enter the two-story shake house that is her namesake, she would hear once again the sounds of children such as those to whom she taught the four Rs (religion the fourth R) during her years at the mission school. Tillie Paul adapted all her life to quick change. As the Russian rule was on the wane, she began her life in Victoria, B.C., daughter of a white man and a high-born Tlingit woman of Wrangell, her village after her mother died and to which Tillie returned at about age seven. Later, Amanda McFarland allowed Tillie to live in the home begun by that pioneer missionary woman for Wrangell girls. In those days, Tillie witnessed fearful acts that included the firing upon a Native house by the U.S. Army to retaliate for the death of a white man. But all was not bad. Tillie quickly learned the ABCs, and arithmetic, and became a translator for the missionaries, standing beside them on Sunday to translate, assuring them that Tillie Paul she was' 'giving a good sermon.'' For 50 years she worked untiringly as an educator- missionary under the auspices of the Presbyterian Church. By the time she died in 1952 at age 90, sh? had been commissioned to serve as a missionary in Petersburg, Wrangell, Kake, Klukwan and Sheldon Jackson School. She influenced countless young persons, many of whom went on to form the Alaska Native Brotherhood by using a sense of dignity (together with Roberts Rules of Order) she had instilled in them. Widowed young when her husband drowned, she reared three sons while continuing to teach, sometimes to act as school nurse as well as to run a dormitory where she kept any idle hands busy knitting. Eventually she remarried but kept working as a missionary. Her son William Paul (deceased) was the famed civil rights attorney. In 1922 Tillie, ATTENTION SEALASKA SHAREHOLDERS! Informational mooting with Qwstiofts answers pertafaiag to understanding year proxies and yovr corporation Friday, oct. 19 7 p.m. Sitka Community Assoc. Bldg. while in Wrangell, met William's tribal uncle who was dejectedly returning from the election booth. After he explained he had been refused, she turned him around to aid him in filling out the necessary papers. After he voted the two were arrested and charged with felonies -- one for voting and the other for inciting to vote. Son William went to work. His first big civil rights case was won, but not before a long and wending way for the Pauls vs. the People of the United States through the U.S. Court of Appeals. The incident shows stamina, one of the character traits of Tillie Paul, who so unrelentingly served as an educator and leader. Widowed young when her husband drowned, she reared three sons while continuing to teach, sometimes to act as school nurse as well as to run a dormitory where she kept any idle hands busy knitting. Eventually she remarried but kept working as a missionary. Her son William Paul (deceased) was the famed civil rights attorney. In 1922 Tillie, while in Wrangell, met William's tribal uncle who was d^ectedly returning from the election booth. After he explained he had been refused, she turned him around to aid him in filling out the necessary papers. After he voted the two were arrested and charged with felonies -- one for voting and the ' other for inciting to vote. Son William went to work. His first big civil rights case was won, but not before a long and wending way for the Pauls vs. the People of the United States through the U.S. Court of Appeals. The incident shows stamina, one of the character traits of Tillie Paul, who so unrelentingly served as an educator and leader. Architect Class Offered Laymen Starting October 30, a course will be offered by Sitka Com- muity College entitled, "Practical Residential Design." The three-credit course will be taught by Jim Allen, licensed architect. The course is intended for the layman and will not require any special skills or knowledge. The emphasis of the course is on resolving design problems of the residence. It will deal with how to best utilize a lot, organization of spaces, circulation patterns, and general planning. Anyone planning to build a residence, remodel or add to a present home, will find the course helpful. At the conclusion of the course, Allen plans a tour of several Sitka homes. For registration and. information, contact Sitka Community College, 747-6653. CENTERS ^ I DID VOTE FOR WALTER SOBOLEFF CANDIDATE SEALASKA BOARD Endorsed by ever 100 shareholders Get proxies from Albert S. Davis, Phone 747-3918 Ad paid for by endorsers. Pat Mason lost 60 pounds! "I fee! that I have a new lease on life! Everyone with a weight problem should try the Diet Center plan." YOU CAN DO IT TOO! CENTER V. 102 Sheffield Open 10-2 Ca II 8-'5 7-3211 Insurance Corner By Ed Venneberg Corroon Black/Dawson Co. Inc. STEP UP SAFELY The National Safety Council reports some 30,000 to 40,000 Americans have disabling falls from ladders each year. Many are disabled for life. And 300 to 400 people are fatally injured. For those who have home repairs or painting on the agenda, it's a good idea to give some thought to the ladder and its use. A ladder used to gain access to a roof should extend three feet above the point of support to enable the user to have something to grip while working or climbing onto a roof. It also allows a safety margin for a minor slip. More accidents are caused by ladders slipping and falling than anything else. If any kind of a ladder is placed near a doorway, the door should be locked so someone can't come barging through and knock the user into the injury statistics book. Don't reach out too far, jeopardizing your balance Instead, move the ladder. Never straddle space between the ladder and another object. Finally, never use ladders in a high wind. _ This information has been brought to you as a public service by CORROON BLACK-DAWSON CO., INC., 219 Lincoln, Sitka. Phone 747-8625. The insurance buyer's buyer. Friday, October 19,1979, Daily Sitka Sentinel, Sitka, Alaska, Page Scientists Move Toward Vaccine Fer Mono TO PLAY HERE--The Westwood Wind Quintet will perform in Sitka Sunday, October 28 in the Centennial Building. The performance will begin at 8:15. Americans Encouraged to Turn Anger into Action Over Energy By The Associated Press goats " the statement said. prices. Congress already has rJTML-r g R I* l^ a ys I" St Louis, Don Owens, the approved the phasing out of Campaign For Lower Energy head of research and public re- controls on natural eas and is Prices are trying to turn anger, lations for District 9 of the In- considering an end fo contro mto action, urging Americans ternationa! Association of Ma- on petroleum. Price controls on to let the oil industry and he chinists, one of the sponsors of heating oil and diesel fuel were government know they are fed a mid-day demonstration, said: ended during the Ford Adminis up with rising costs. "We're holding this rally be- Ration Admmis- The agenda for the day in- cause we're sick and tired of a Carter's re-election headauar eluded the usual rallies demon- national energy policy that robs ters in Concord. N.H., was the strations, marches and teach- the workingman and gives to focus of a planned afternoon ms - the multi-national oil corpo- The sponsors included the rations." Gray Panthers, Consumers Op- William Winpisinger, presi- posed to Inflation in Necessi- dent of the International Asso- ties, the Episcopal Urban Bish- ciation of Machinists and the op's Conference, the Americans chairman of the coalition for Democratic Action and a coordinating the events, de- variety of unions. scribed the protest as a' "na- A major effort was the dis- tional grassroots organizing ef- tribution of millions of red, fort." white and blue postcards head- Winpisinger is also headed: "Big oil discredit cards." ing an effort to draft Sen. Ed- The cards urge Congress to put ward M. Kennedy for the 1980 a lid on oil and gas prices, ap- Democratic presidential nomi- point a special prosecutor to in- nation. He broke with President vestigate the oil industry and Carter last year over the issue create a publicly owned energy of whether to decontrol energy corporation. - ; ' - - - - - '-.t-S - , Oil company offices were targets of demonstrations even before the official day of protest. About 30 people picketed the headquarters of the Standard Oil Co. (Ohio) on Tuesday, chanting slogans like: "Sohio, stop pumping us dry." The company, which closed off the entrances to the building and stationed guards nearby, said in a prepared statement, that it understood the frustrations that lead to demonstra- march. Sponsors said they would try to telephone their demands to Carter; if they get no response, they said, they will urge everyone driving by to honk horns in protest. An Associated Press spot check indicated support for the protest seemed strongest in states where winter heating bills are expected to be a serious problem. NEW YORK (AP - An important step towards making a vaccine to fight infectious mononucleosis -- the so-called "kissing disease" among teenagers -- has been reported by a Harvard Medical School researcher. Scientists are anxious for such a vaccine because the virus which causes mononucleosis may also be the cause of two types of cancer. Dr. David Thoriey-Lawson of the Sidney Farber* Cancer Institute said Thursday he has purified a vaccine-like substance that makes rabbits produce antibodies against the virus that causes the disease, a lingering illness of teen-agers and young adults. Thoriey-Lawson, a biochemist, said the rabbit antibodies neutralize the virus when it is grown in human ceils in a test tube. If further tests succeed, the substance would become a Native Corp. Announces Timber Sale Kavilco, Inc., Native corporation of Kasaan, has announced the sale of 100 million board meet of timber to ITT- Rayonier, headquartered in Seattle. Louis A. Thompson, Kavilco president, and Phil Woolwine, ITT-Rayonier vice president, announced the §25 million sale. Thompson said the sale fits into the Native corporation's long- term 'plan 'for management of resources. Foresters Managers, Inc., of Olympia, Wash., arranged the sale. strong candidate for a human vaccine for the widespread ailment. Scientists believe almost every member of the human race -- including those in developed countries like the United States -- becomes infected with Epstein-Barr virus at some time in life. Sitka School Lunch Menu Monday Beef Barley Soup Peanut Butter Jelly Sandwiches Carrot Celery Sticks Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Milk t Tuesday Spanish Rice with Ground Beef Buttered Green Beans Chilled Applesauce Hot buttered Snickerdoodle Bread Milk Paul Brooks To Lecture At Sitka Paul Brooks, an author and formerly editor in chief of Houghton Mifflin Company, will give a lecture in Sitka Sunday, 8 p.m. at Sheldon Jackson College library. Brooks will speak on "The Wilderness Concept," and will touch on the literary and cultural aspects of the wilderness movement as represented by John Muir, Aldo Leopold and Robert Marshall. MOVING? Household goods N. tions. "But fundamental answers on solving inflation are needed, not looking for scape- Bachelors Degree Work Offered Sitka Community Association is looking for individuals who have some college background and who would like to complete their bachelors degree in Sitka. If you are interested, plan to attend one of two meetings to be held Thursday. Scheduled times for the meetings are 2-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Personnel from the local colleges and southeastern senior college will be available to meet individually with students for transcript evaluation and discussion. This program is open to all Sitka residents. Everyone is reminded to bring their transcripts along. The meetings will be held in the Sitka Community Association building at 456 Katlian St. For further information, contact Connie Simpson at 747-3207. Purse Seine Fishing Closed Alaska Department of Fish and / Game announced today that no fall puse seine fishing in Cholmondeley Sound will be allowed until further notice. Presently the escapement to Disappearance Creek is 25,500 chum salmon and the Southern SoutheastRegional Aquaculture TOPS THINGS has your bag! Association has taken 1,175 churn salmon for brood stock. An additional 4,500 chum salmon are needed in this stream, and 8,825 chum are needed for SSRAA to meet brood stock needs. Indian River Bridges Out Heavy rains have washed out several bridges along the Indian River Trail. The Forest Service has announce dim mediate closure ·of the trail until repairs are possible. The Forest Service noted that several of the smaller stream crossings may still be possible, even though bridges are damaged. However, the large bridge crossing Indian River has snapped in the middle and is extremely dangerous. The agency is now assessing damage and will begin repairs as soon as possible. Until public announcement of the trail reopening, hikers should avoid the area. \ oGift bags ·Bike bags oTote bags ·Cargo bags ·Gym bags Personalize your Gym Bag with Custom Printing TOPS THINGS You can depend on us to handle all your belongings with care . . . 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