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VOL. , SEWARD. ALASKA. FRIDAY EVENING. NOVEMBER ‘27. 1908 NO. 96 OCEAN LINER SINKS STEAMER White Star Boat Collides With the Finance Coming From Panama. By Cable to The Daily Gateway. New York, Nov. 27—This morning a White Star liner ran into and sank the Panama steamer Finance oil Sandy Hook. A heavy fog had been hanging over the water oil the coast of New Jersey for the past two days, during which time the Finance had been try ing to make port, but could not on ac count of the fog. Owing to the dark ness attending the heavy fog the ocean liner failed to see the lights on the Finance and was not aware of her presence until it was too late to avoid a collision. Tugs were sent as soon as possible to the scene of the disaster. Details of the wreck are wanting, but it is feared that many lives were lost. It is reported this morning that As sistant District Attorney L. V. Ray was married Wednesday evening in Valdez to Miss Hazel Sheldon. Miss Sheldon is a very pretty and popular Valdez belle. By popular vote she was chosen to represent the Goddess of Liberty in the Fourth of July celebra tion in 1907. Window Shades at Hofman’s. _ . , -n „ „ ————— ————— SOLDIERS ADDITIONAL [ti. A. ENTRY NO. 390 In the United States Land office. Juneau, Alaska, Feb. 28, ivx>8. NOTICE LS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Northwestern Fisheries Company, assignee of Mary Rollins, being entitled to the benefits of see. 23C6 of the Revised Statutes of the United States granting additional li»nds to soldiers and sailors who served in the War o' tne Rebellion, has made appUer 'onto tlbs office to make proof rnci en ry under an Act of congress approv d May 14. U’>. tor t ie kinds embraced in U. S. Survey No. 3'0. *n the Dis trict of Alaska, described as follows: Beginning at cov. No. 1 a i aint Pi ordinary h'gh wuier iru**i on tae left bark of Kvichak river at the junction of said Kvichak liver and Graveyard Slough, from vrnence cor. No. 1 Sur. 5S0beaisN. 28 Degrees or# minutes E. 20 chs.; Peak of Sugar Loaf mountain bears N. 84 degrees 14 minutes E.: thence meandering h?,:h water marl; on left bank of Kvichak river up stream. 1st course N. 33 decrees 20 nhnutes W. 1.80 chs.; ; hence 2nd course. N. 76 degrees 39 minutes W. 9. .0 chs,; Iheuce 3rd course. N. 41 degrees30mimues W. 6.50 chs.; thence 4th course. N. 8 degrees 15 minutes W, 2,50 chs. t) cor. No. 2; thence N. 47 degrees 5 minutes E. 4X5 chs. to cor. No. 3. from wherce Cov. No. 3 Sur. 72 bears N. 2 dee.tees 50 m'Diues \7. 20.81 chs.; tbeuce S. 42 degrees 45 minutes E. 17.90 chs, to cor. No. 1. the place of be^nnng Va riation et ell corners 23 degrees 10 minutes Erst. Area 6.°1 acres. As audit'one Do Mary Rollins’ ordinal home steed ee.rv No. 1/85. at Bonneville. Mo., made May 30,1C5>. Any and rH persons claiming adversely any lK)tv*on of sa*d lands are required *.o tile an ad veK.ec'o uv in this office during the period of pubRcr t:0Q of this notice, or within thirty davs t ieiev.fter, ot^ervv'se pioof and entry of said^nds* wll oe made bv said Northwestern F*she« es Comp* nv, applicant. JOHN W. DUDLEY. Register. IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the forego ing Notice be published for the full period of CO days in the Daily Gaterm v, a daily newspa per published at the town of Seward and Dis trict of Alaska, wu»ch is heieoy designated as the newspaper punched nearest the .land described. _ , John W. Dudley, Register. Date of first publication, October 3. 1908. Date of last publication. December 14,1908 STRIKE LEADS TO BLOODSHED — Clay Workers Clash With Special Deputies and Seven of Their Number Are Killed. By Cable to Tlie Dally Gateway. Perth Amboy, N. J., Nov. 27—Yes terday 700 clay workers clashed with a j company of special deputies appointed to keep peace, and seven of the work ers were killed. The clash with the deputies started riots and the National i guards were called out to Keep the peace. When the guards arrived on j the scene there was the greatest ex citement. Today the city is under martial law and is quiet. The trouble arose out of a demand on the part of the clay workers for a ; raise in wages. The employers and men could not agree on terms and the men went on a strike. They congregated in the streets and when ordered to disperse refused. This led to violence and bloodshed. ■ ■ — The Vote In Tennessee By Cable to Tlie Dally Gateway. Nashville, Nov. 27—The official count j in Tennessee gives William J. Bryan 135,000 votes for president, and Wil liam H. Taft 118,000. Official Count in Kentucky By Cable to Tbe Dally Gateway. Frankfort, Nov. 27—Returns from the voting precincts throughout the state, according to the official count, gives William J. Bryan for president, 244,000, and William H. Taft 235,000 votes. Santa Clara Arrives and Sails The steamer Santa Clara arrived yesterday at 11:30 a. m., having been ten days making the trip from Seattle. On the passenger list for Seward were Mrs. H. Likes, E. Davey and wife, H. P. Wybrant, C. P. Peterson, W. W. Butts, K. J. McDonald, Chas. Tecklenberg, Mrs. Rasmussen, D. J. Fisher, R. G. Dougherty, I. L. Kim ball. The steamer sailed about 10 o’clock in the evening for Seattle and ,way ports. John Kivett left on the Santa Clara for Valdez on official business. Mushers The Knik Trading Company has cn hand two tons of dog salmon, tallow, meal and rice. Be safe by placing your order early. * Something unusual for Christmas gifts at Mrs. Pitman’s next week. 2t Airtight Stoves at Hoffman’s * JUSTICE ROOT LEAVES BENCH Judge of Supreme Court Resigns on Alleged Connection With Gordon Scandal. I ] By Cable to The Dailv Gateway. Olympia, Wn., Nov. 27—Justice Milo A. Root, of the supreme court resigned this morning. The cause of his resig nation is the unsavory charges con nected with the Judge Gordan scandal. Gordan was formerly chief justice of the supreme court, resigned in 190$ and became counsel for the Great Northern Railway Company. Recent ly he was found $50,000 short in his accounts, and it was alleged by Judge Robinson of Olympia that Root had re ceived part of the money to influence his decisions in favor of the Great Northern Railway Company. Judge Root denies the charges, but after consultation with his friends, he de cided to resign from the bench stating that he did not wish any reflections to be cast upon the judiciary. A commission has been appointed by the Washington State Bar Association to investigate the charges of the al leged misconduct of Justice Root. The matter will be thoroughly sifted. Cannon Says Tariff Be Revised 3y Cable *o The Dally Gateway, Washington, D. C., Nov. 27—Joseph G. Cannon, speaker of the United States house of representatives for the 58th, 59th and 60th congresses, in an interview today on a prospective change in the tariff expresses the be lief that the republican party will keep its pledges and the tariff will be re vised. It is reported that Duke Harris is about to open a school over Corlew’s store. He will organize classes for in struction in the Knik and Matanuska languages. Several have expressed a desire to study these languages instead of taking up Esperanto. H. H. -Hildreth left last night on steamer Santa Clara and expects to go as far south as San Francisco after spending some time in Seattle. E. W. Scott and James O’Riley were passengers on the Santa Clara enroute to Prince Rupert. The output of the Yentna and the Valdez creek district this season is estimated at $450,000. Try the Palace Grill—We guarantee a first class service, excellent meals and courteous treatment. * The McKinley House, B’ifth avenue, board and lodging $1.00 per day. * Christmas gifts at Ellsworth’s. * A. C. COMPANY LETS CONTRACT - Steamboat and Two Barges to Be Built to Ply on the Susit na River Next Season. i _ By Cable to Tbe Dally Gateway. Seattle, Nov. 27—The Alaska Com mercial Company has let contracts for the building of a steam boat and two large barges to be used on the Susitna river next summer. The contract goes to a firm in Ballard. The Alaska Commercial Company already have a large supply of goods and provisions at Susitna Station and is preparing to run a steamer next season from the Station to the mouth of Indian river, which is the head of ' navigation. A stock of supplies will probably be placed by the company at that point, where will also be estab lished a roadhouse. Supplies are being taken up the river from the Station this winter on the ice. Assistant District Attorney L. V. Ray has been designated by District ! Attorney Crossley to represent the government at Juneau in the case against Ed. Hasey, the trial of which is set for January 4. 1909. Charles Tecklenberg and Mrs. May Rasmussen arrived on the Santa Clara yesterday morning and were married at 3 p. m. by Commissioner Reed. They returned to Latouche on the same boat. /Masquerade Ball To avoid misunderstanding between the different clubs and societies, we, the Arctic Brotherhood hereby an nounce that we intend to have a masquerade ball on Newyear’s eve. * See the fancy and substantial Christ mas gifts at Mrs. Pitman’s. 2t Meet me at the Branch. * NOTICE OF FORFEITURE Seward, Alaska. September 10,1908, TO J. BROWN: . You are hereby notified that there has been expended in the years 1995, 1906, and 1907, the sum of one hundred dollars each year in labor end improvements upon the J. R. Number 2 Placer Claim commonly '.mown as the Morgan Claim situate on Lynx creek in Keoai Record ing Precinct, Territory of Alaska. The same being the amount required by tlie laws of the United States governing the location and hold ing of mining claims necessary to hold said claims for the calendar years 1905, 1906 and 1997, the said wohaving been done by your Co-owner Nathan P. White. And uniess within ninety days after the com pletion of the publication of this notice, to-wit; within 90days arter the 12th day of December, 1908 you contribute your proportion of such annual assessment as Co-owner to wit:—$75.00 for the said J. R. No. 2 Mining Claim, your in terest in said claim will be forfeited to and become the property of your present Co-own er aforesaid. __ NATHAN P. WHITE, First publication September 11,1908. date of last publication December 12„1906.