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ENGLISH LABOR AGAINST PEACE
BRISTOL, Eng., Sept. 10.—Resolutions in favor of asking the labor members of parliament to formulate terms' on which it would be possible for peace to be de clared by the wamiffe nations were defeated today in the Trades Union Congress by a large majority. A large number of delegates voted in favor of the resolution as thev believed labor should always indicate its desire for %• peace. BUY 15,000 MULES KANSAS CITY, Sept. 10.—An agent for the British government lias purchased fifteen thousand mules in this neighborhood and so great is the apparent need of the animals that some of those bought are more than fifteen years of age. LONDON, Sept. 10— Since the raid of Zeppelins on this city Wednesday night the insurance companies aie swamped with applications for insurance of house piopei ty against destruction by attacks from the air and the in surance rate has jumped to a dollar a thousand. The full result of the attack cannot yet be sent abroad as the cen sors are extraordinarily strict in letting out the details at present, l'he greatest tear is ielt that outbreaks! against German residents will result from the bitter feel ings aroused by the Zeppelin attack and strong guaidsj are being placed over all people ot that nationality. BROOKS IS N VME OF NEW TOLOVANA CITY. Settlement Built at Discovery Com memorates Services Rendered by Friend of Alaska. FAIRBANKS. Sept. A—Brooks is the official name given to the new town at Discovery in the Toiovana district. The name has been given as a compliment to the head of the gov ernment geological survey for the gvnid work done by him for the terri tory. tour miles of pay has now been discovered on the third tier of benches of Livengood creek and good returns are the rule. The indications are that the Toiovana will make the largest camp in the Fairbanks district. FAIR MAKES MONEY. FAIRBANKS, Sept. D.—The har vest fair and ball are over and it 0 found that the profits amount to five hundred dollars. The money will be given to the library fund which is under the direction of the Women’s Civic League. DU. SMITH HEARS OF SON’S DEATH. FAIRBANKS.—Dr. L. C. Smith, who recently opened an oftiee in this city, received the news Wednesday that his son, Frank Smith and the latter's wife, of Sioux l ulls, South Dakota, were accidentally drowned in Bi •own's Lake near Melrose. Montana. Thus it was nearly a month after the son and his wife had drowned be fore the father and mother heard of the sad event. This was due to the fact that Dr. and Mrs. Smith had changed their address. The drowning was the result of the boat, in which the couple were fishing having over turned when the young man stood up in it and tried to throw his line a long distance. GOLD DEPOSITS OF EAGLE RIVER REGION. The first gold mining in Alaska was in the Juneau gold belt, where operations were begun about do years ago. More than $00,000,000 worth of gold has been produced from this region. Most of this gold has been taken from the mines near Juneau.: which is the largest gold-mining camp in Alaska. The auriferous belt is, however,1 known to stretch for some 50 miles to the north and includes the Eagle riv er region, described in a report by | Adolph Knopf, which has been issued by the United States Geological Sur vev as Bulletin 502. *_ PACIFIC COLONEL TO BE COUTIT'MARTIALLED. WASHINGTON, Sept. 10.—Lieut. Colonel Goodier of the Pacific Coast division is to be courtmartialled for conduct prejudicial to the service. It I is said that very serious charges have been levelled against him. _______________ ALAMEDA TONIGHT. No advices have been received up to the time of going to press as to when the Alameda is due but Agent McDonald looks for her at 6 o’clock. * NEWS NOTES. Mr. ami Mrs. C. F. Ackerman will arrive on the Alameda this evening to spend a few weeks around here pleasure seeking and hunting game. Mr. Ackerman is the president of the Marslield Savings Bank of Marsfield, ! Ohio. Miss Ester McConnell and Miss Mary McConnell will leave on the Alameda for Tacoma where they will enter Catholic Institutions of learn ing. Miss Ester McConnell will en ter the St. Mary's Hospital of that citv ami spend the year there. Civile Alexander went out yester day with Mayor Myers and Mrs. Myers and took some panoramic views of the entrance to the bay, Porcupine bay. Bear glacier and other beautiful scenes around old Resur rection. Bear glacier is about three miles wide at the sea front and the whole will be reproduced in the photograph taken. J. F. Kallis came in from his camp near Snug harbor on the lower Kenai lake yesterday and returned again this morning after laying in a stock of provisions. J. l>. Johnston came in from Bear Creek last night and returned again this morning. Engineer Whitfield and N. J. Koontz. went out this morning to spend a few days with Fred Bunce on the lower Kenai lake. While out there they will do some hunting and will take pictures of the country. Dr. and Mrs. J. H. Romig and son Howard went out to the Bungalow this morning to spend the day attend ing to some sick people. Charles E. Herron and Dr. Barnes are passengers on the car this after noon. They were out to Mile 34 last night waiting for a special car, which did not come. Arthur Jett came over from his property on Sixmile creek back of Sunrise via Moose Pass and Mile 29. He says that his dredging property is showing up fine. Mr. Jett will return early next week. W. A. Dashley came in from a six weeks' stay in the Moose Pass country. He says that the Gilpatrick 1 group of claims arc about as good as ' he has seen. Mrs. H. E. Revell returned to her home at Mile 34 this morning. John E. Ballaine is now in Chicago and will soon return to Seattle. He will come to Alaska to be present at the trial of the townsite case whicli will take place at Valdez on October 4th. C. E. Bade is now building a side walk for the Bank of Seward up Adams street to the alley. Harry Hoben is now rebuilding his ice plant to enable him to meet the in creasing demand. The locomotives which came from Panama for Seward are still at An chorage waiting until some vessel can ( be secured to bring them over. A. P. Brown will leave on the Alameda for Valdez where he has been selected on the jury. In the recent trouble occurring at the national naval academy, Anapolis, the name of Claude Kell of Nome ap pears. From the accounts in out side papers it is evident that at a re cent examination it was found that some of the students had been pro videde with the questions to be an swered beforehand. 1 wo of the stu dents were dismissed and three others are named as having been less severe ly punished. Amongst the three is the name of the fine young Nome boy but he was evidently not much of aj sinner. John Kapsimalis came in from the J California Alaska Mining Co.’s claim off Mile 23 yesterday afternoon, and will return there tomorrow morning, j Mr. Kapsimalis has been out there this summer doing assessment work on the claims. Carl Stangneth came to town from 1 his saltery near Cane’s Head this afternoon and with a few barrels of salt salmon. He returned again with | supplies a couple of hours later. He says that the salmon run in this part of the bay is not so plentiful as they are at the head of the bay. Stevens & Van Pelt moved into their new offices north of the North ern this morning and will be ready for business tomorrow or the next day. W. H. Kelly, surveyor for the Board of Fire Underwriters of the Pacific with offices at San Francisco, will be a passenger for Anchorage on the Alameda this evening He has been making a fine survey of the business section of Seward and is going to do the same in Anchorage. i __ TO BUILD CHURCH AT ANCHORAGE. Rev. James H. Condit and Rev. James L. McBride arrived yesterday | afternoon from Anchorage where ; they have been looking into the mat ter of building a Presbyterian church. Two lots were purchased there re '■ cently for the board of Home Mis ] sions of the Presbyterian church as a church townsite. At Knik Rev. J. H. Condit, superin tendent of the Alaska Missions of the Presbyterian church with head I quarters at Juneau, called a meeting I of the Yukon Presbytery. Mr. Mc Bride leaves on the Alameda for Cor ! dova, his home, and will return in the middle of next month to Anchorage whence he will take charge of the erection of the new church. The Seward News Co. GEO. PHELPS, Prop. Seward, Alaska Alaska Post Cards and Curios References: Any bank or business man in Seward. Remit by postal note or bank draft. THE HARRIMAN NATIONAL BANK OL ALASKA AT SEWARD OFFICERS NEW YORK SEWARD JOSEPH W. HARRIMAM, Prt>Mc.,. JOHN A. NOBLE. Vice Preside*!. HENRY B WESSELMAN, vi» p,e». GASTON HARDY. vice rmut*. ERICH EUCAS, Caviller. i SIDNEY B. CONGDON, «»t. c«m.r MERRILL A. MARTIN, Assayer. Former Assayer U. S. Mint, San Francisco GOLD DUST AND BULLION BOUGHT AND ASSAYED CORRESPONDENT HARRIMAN NATIONAL BANK NEW YORK __———— —— ■ ■ ■ ———— " 1 . Baseball Results National League. FRIDAY, Sept. 10.— New York.3 Philadelphia . 1 First game— Boston . 1 Pittsburg . t> Pitchers—Nehf; Adams. Second game— | Boston . 3 ! Pittsburg . 2 1 Pitchers—Rudolph; Kantlehner. American League. j Detroit ..:. 2 ! Cleveland . 6 Pitchers.—James; KleptT. . Philadelphia . 2 Boston.7 Pitchers—WvckotT; Ruth. St. Louis.3 New York.1 Pitchers—Hamilton; Vance. Improvements in the line of two new counters have been made in the Miners’ Store by Manager Brice How ard in the absence of the proprietor. Mr. Cotter is expected back from the west on the Alameda. Miss Alice Coles is coming over from Valdez on the Alameda on a visit to Mrs. Dc Line. -. WANTED:—Girl or young woman for general housework. Apply Gate way office. tf.9-10 FOR RENT:—Good 5 room house, 4th Ave. Will rent for $15.00 month for six months. Apply Gateway office. 9-10—2t. Windows, Doors and Bishopric Wall Board, also all kinds of building materials at Brown & Haw’kins, “Quality First.” Long distance telephone booth at The Branch. Ladies’ and childrens' furnishings at Butt’s. Everyone interested in Alaska reads the Gateway. See us before sending outside fdi vour iob printing. Before purchasing your winter bed ding, we would like very much to show you our PENDLETON WOOL EN MILLS’ BLANKETS and Robes. Brown & Hawkins, “Quality First.” Job printing of every description at The Gateway. No advertiser can afford to omit the Seward Gateway. Meet me at The Branch. Visiting cards, invitations, anything pretty l • done by the Gateway just as well as outsidu Nifty Neckwear. Urback’s. Adams 103. Phone Adams 115, for all kinds of plain or fancy pastry. The home of “Snowflake bread.” 9-7—2t New Fall Suits samples. Urback’s. Adams 103. Fruit & Vegetables at Urbacks. Phone Adams 103. -- FIRST A. B. DANCE. At the special meeting of the Arctic ! Brotherhood held last night a com-; mittee of six were appointed to make plans for an opening dance to be given in the new A. B. Hall, and in honor of the Alaska Engineering ! Commission. The committee is com j posed of J. H. Sears, Joe Badger, Percy Pullen, Charles Sheldon, W. 1’. Henry ami Herbert Tozier. They will hold a meeting tonight to decide on the particulars of the affair. It is thought that the dance will be given a week from tonight if the rest of the lumber arrives on the Alameda 1 tonight. Visiting cards, Invitations, anything pretty is done by the Gateway just as well as outside. New shipment of sardines, import ed and domestic. A mammoth can mustard sardines for fifteen cents— , originally twenty-five cents. Brown & Hawkins, “Quality First.” — Just arrived. Large shipment of peaches for canning purposes at Brown & Hawkins. WHEN IN SEATTLE CO DIRECT TO CHEASTY’S Make yourself at home. Leave your packages and suit case there, they will take care of them until you call no charge. IT’S TIME WELL SPENT AT THIS STORE ^>y T T"1 A 0nn\710 Men's and Young CH LAj 1 Y U Men's Wear O. C. GKAVES, Pre». and Manager SEATTLE Second Ave. and Spring St. Territorial and City Depository Ill is “Bank is a homo hank, catering to the needs and conditions of the home people, most of whom are known personally to our officers and directors. If we haven't your acquaintance we’ll he pleased to know von today —and also handle your hanking. BANK OF SEWARD jsxsl HARDEMAN RAIN-PROOF “Pony Cowboy ' . HATS Hardeman's $3.00 Hats LI HID Aril Next to Postoffice . UKDAUl SEWARD LOCATION NOTICES AT THE OATEWAV BROWN & HAWKINS “Quality First" Seward Knik Anchorage “Groceries" "Clothing" Just arrived on S. S. Alliance! mmmmmmmmmummmmammmmmmmmBammamammmmmmmmmmm The Best Stock of Groceries ever brought to Seward at PRICES LOWER than ever offered in Alaska. PRICES On S. S. Alliance, Just Arrived: Potatoes, per hundred lbs., . $2.00 Onions, per hundred lbs., . . 2.50 Sugar, best granulated, per 100 lbs., 7.25 Patent Excellent Flour, per sack, 1.75 Libby’s Dill Pickles, 3 cans for . .50 Libby’s Milk, per case, . . . 3.50 Dwight-Edwards’ Coffee, spcl., 3 lbs., 1.00 Pearl Oil, per case 3.50 Libby’s Catsup, per bottle, . . .25 These are only a few of our prices; come in and see what we can do for you in Case Goods. “Hardware” “furniture” Brown & Hawkins “Quality First” “ PALACE JINGLES ” . When once the streets are graded, And this town takes on the air Of a camp that has grown permanent, Of a city that is “there;” When the trail is clear to Kenai Lake Then we’ll charter Ashland’s car, And you’ll have a picnic as the guests Of the Famous Palace Bar. THE PALAGE BAR Furnished Rooms for Men JOE MORRIS | Cafe and Lunch Counter in Connection | BILL DEVINE . 44 PALACE JINGLES " We have the goods for the picnica, And swimming parties too; If you like a drop of Sheroowd Rye, Or that famous German Brew, ■ ... ■ r Just "talk, don't walk" we do the rest And it is not too far, In 40 winks we land the goods From the Famous Palace Bar.