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FOUNDATION OF SFWARD (Continued from page two) Seward enjoyed the regular railroad boom. It was a combination railroad and mining camp with all of the saloon and dance hall aecompany ment. and when the construction work closed down the inevitable slump oc curred, lightened only by the location of gold quartz in the hills adjacent. Many of the properties that have been located are being transformed in to producing mines and Seward only needs the introduction of capital to develope these properties to become a prosperous mining camp. The townsite of Seward has been • often called the best in Alaska and , rightly so. Sloping gently three ways j to Resurrection Bay. the surface af- 1 fords a natural drainage that is sec- j ond to none and the scenery is un- I surpassed in the world. During the past year, streets have been graded, cement walks and clust er light installed, until at this time the thriving little Terminal City pre sents the most metropolitan appear ance of any city in Alaska. Seward has a first class gravity water system, natural power electric lights and power, an unexcelled tele phone service including long distance to Anchorage, daily newspapers, grammer and high schools, churches and all of the modern conveniences that one would see in the most mod ern outside city of double the popula tion. * When President Wilson announced his selcetion for the terminal of the Government built railroad, the future prosperity of Seward was assured be yond the shadow of a doubt and it is simply a matter of a few years now when the Gateway City will be recognized as Alaska’s greatest town. BIG INCREASE IN TRAVEL HERE SHOWN BY HOTEL’S REGISTER That the travel through Seward this year has increased considerably over that of last year is shown by the number of guests registered at the Hotel Overland for the past six months. For this preiod nearly 800 persons registered at the Overland, and for the same period a year ago. only 500 persons registered. This shows an increase of 300 guests for i one hotel for a period of six months, and with the increase in the number of guests in the six other hotels and rooming houses the number of per sons stopping at hotels this year for ; the period of six months has probably increased by more than a thousand. Dawson News, Sept. t>: The hand some new stone monument, with bronze tablet attached, erected in the Dawson barracks grounds in honor of ; Inspector F. J. Fitzgerald and his three companions of the Royal North west Mounted Police, was unveiled with due ceremony this morning. The affair was under the direction of the : F. J. Fitzgerald Chapter of the ( Daughters of the Empire ami was one t of the prettiest and most impressive ceremonies ever held in the open air in Dawson. Everyone interested in Alaska read* the Gateway. ❖ GATEWAY AND * v WOMEN'S DRESS. ❖ ❖ - ♦ (From Fairbanks Citizen) The Seward Gateway some time ago stirred things up throughout the territorial press by the publication of an editorial in which they undertook to show that the climate of Alaska was changing, and nearly every paper in the territory copied the editorial ; This of course got the people to talking about Alaskan weather, and the other night at a social gathering in one of the bright home's of Fair banks the subject was under discus sion. “I believe our climate is changing," | said one of the gentlemen present. “Think so?" remarked another. “Our winters seem to be getting warmer,” returned the first speaker. “Wei, the women wouldn’t wear enough clothes. The climate had to change. The women wouldn’t" was the rejoinder of the second gentleman, and both glanced around the room and admired the beautiful gowns worn by the ladies present. MOOSE DANCE SUCCESS MUSIC ONE OF FEATURES The dance given last night by the Loyal Order of the Moose in the new Arctic Brotherhood Hall was a fine success, about 60 couples of Seward people being present. One of the ' features of the affair was the musical piece* rendered. Otto Moses sang two solos. “Till the Samis of the Desert Grow Cold,” and “Somewhere a Voice is Calling Me.” Miss Audrey Phillips sang a couple of solos with Miss Una Korth as accompanist. They were “My Shadow” ami l “Mamie’s Lullaby.” Miss Aldorcn Carlson rendered a couple of solos on the piano. All of the musical pieces were beautifully executed. The spirit of the dance grew so good towards the end of the affair that two pianos were in use. Possibly this is the first time a piano duet has been used at dances in Seward. Those at the musical instruments were; Mr*. A. H. McNeer and Tom Denny at the piano and Virgil Rich ! at the dums. Fruit punch was serv ed and the hall had the same decora tions as at the A. B. dance of some days ago. ELEC TION OF A. B. OFFICERS THIS EVENING The election of officers will take place this evening at the meeting which commences at 8 o’clock. The new officers were nominated at the last meeting. Gl’S PETERSON IN RICH PAY FAIRBANKS.—Mushing over the trail from the Tolovana, Billy Gagnon reached Chatanika at a late hour last evening. He reports that Gus Peter son is in very good pay on 2 Franklin gulch, and it was said in the camp that his ground would run fully $•”> to the foot. E. A. Sneider is reported to be building three large log buildings, which he will either rent or sell in the near future. From the Tolovana to Chatanika the trail is in good shape and the musher had no difficulty in getting himself and pack horse through. He passed two other outfits on the way but did not know who they were. ———*—*"*•"* '■ **" • « Bowling Every Day at The Northern NEWS NOTES Benj. Campbell, of the Engineering Commission, left for his headquarters ut Mile 37 on the car this morning. Fred Walters went out as far as Mile 20 this morning and will there await the arrival of the telephone j crew, which he will join. The telephone crew, under Cal Hut ton, went out this morning to Mile 20 on a hand car. At that place they will pick up a couple more men, six in all, and proceed to finish a little work that was left undone at that i place. In a couple of days they will leave for Kern Creek and start re pairing the line from that place work ing towards Mile 34, while a second crew will work out from Mile 34 to meet them. They expect to have the work finsihed about the end of this j j month. One of the great imporve- j ments that will be made by the work ! . i j of this crew will be the stringing of , I wires over and above the tunnels. ^ | Heretofore the ice inside of the tun- | J nels would make a ground with the | line and thus interfere greatly with i i the efficiency of the service. This i annoyance will be avoided by the change in mind. Max Poehlmann went out on the ’ car this morning to join the bridge repair crew at Mile 52. C. K. Haugen, who runs the mess ! house for the repair crew and grading crews near Mile 52, came in on the car las night to purchase supplies and I attend to other business. He is sta tioned now at Mile 54. He says that the work is going nicely out there. A1 Roberts, the genial proprietor of the Roosevelt Roadhouse, came to town on the car yesterday afternoon on a little business. It has not been decided by either Steamship Company as to which trip of their boats will be the last for An chorage, but it is thought by many that the one leaving Seattle around : | October 20th will be the last of the year for that city. j John Stevenson will leave on the Admiral Farragut for a trip to the states. While outside Mr. Stevenson will make visits in Southern Oregon and in California. He says he may wait for the spring to return here, and may come back in January. C. E. Bade and E. W. Riner will leave on the next trip of the Mariposa for a trip outside. Mr. Bade will re turn to his home in Portland, Oregon, and also make a trip to Southern Cal if ronia, where he has some work to do on a contracting job. They will return to Seward next April. Rudolph Peterson has returned from Moose Pass where he has had an active season. He is confident Moose Pass will be a hummer very quickly. The Bridge Club will meet this Saturday at the Home of Mrs. Phillip J. Hickey, Jr. The average attendance at the Methodist Sunday School for the past three months has been 53. The passing of A. C. Brown, through accidental killing by his son, ends the career of one of the few old timers of Alaska. Brown was born : at Wrangell, Alaska, some fifty-two years ago, and resided in the land of his nativity until his tragic death. In his early manhood days, he was an agent* or factor for the Alaska Com mercial Company, a rich concern which held dominion in the North land for a long period succeeding the American occupation. While in charge of a station at Istalick, he heroically rescued the crew of the S. S. C. G. White, which was wrecked off Kodiak in the fall of 1888 and received there for a special reward from the U. S. government. This is said to have been the most daring rescue in the history of the Northland.—(Cook In let Pioneer.) Noodle Cafe. Phone Main 111. Tray service receives prompt at tention. 10-5—tf. Dry goods at Butts. THE HARRIMAN NATIONAL BANK Of ALASKA AT SEWARD OFFICERS NEW YORK SEWARD JOSt I’D W. HARRIMAN, President. I GASTON HARDY, Vice Preildent. JOHN A. NOBLE, vice precueet. ERICH LUCAS, c.mier. HENRY B WfSSElMAN, vice p«. MERRILL A. MARTIN, amiw. GOLD DUST AND BULLION BOUGHT AND ASSAYED DRAFTS ON ALL PARTS OF THE WORLD AMERICAN BANKERS'ASSOCIATION TRAVELERS CHEQUES CORRESPONDENT HARRIMAN NATIONAL BANK NEW YORK HKL.P VVANTKD: Woman, all around ! laundry worker, by Independent Steam Laundry at Valdez. Must be good body ironer. Begin work about j October 12. Adress Gateway office. 10-7—Gt. i New shipment of boys’ hats, caps and mackinaws. Brown & Hawkins. “Quality First.” See the ready made skirts and waists at Butt’s. Furnished Houses for rent: See Dougherty & Stewart. 10*6-3t Meet me at The Branch. Jimmie tne Messenger. Phone Main 53. Anytime. Sendee P. D. Q. Palmolive Shampoo should be on every toilet table. Brown & Hawkins. “Quality First.” j — Long distance telephone uooth at The Branch. No reader can afford to omit the Seward Gateway. Second hand goods bought and sold for cash or on commission. See But ton’s ad. Tuesdays and Fridays. 28-tf FOR RENT:- One large front room*- suitable for office and bedroom, on Washington St. Apply Gateway. New consignment of Falmolive soap—twenty-five cents per bar. Brown & Hawkins. “Quality First.” FOR RENT: New 3 room house. Partly furnished. Adress Lowe Lund, Laubner Addition. 10-5—4t. Ladies’ and childrens’ furnishings at Butt’s. Today the Seward Gateway is the greatest established daily and weekly. Sporting goods of all kinds at Brown & Hawkins. “Quality First.” Nicely Furnsihed Rooms. Winter Ra*es. Over Carstens. 9-23—tf The Key offers a premium. See ad. Long distance telephone booth at The Branch. Sec Button’s ad. Tuesdays and Fri days. Second hand goods, cash or commission. 9-28-tf Wnterfill & Frazier whwkey at <T “The Branch.” Largest and most complete line of furniture in the city at Brown & Hawkins. “Quality First.” .Tob printing of every description at The Gateway. I Dry Goods Are Made for Men— Man fashion You co never know the perfect comfort of a full-fit ting garment, or the greatest overall value that you can get for your money until you have worn the “BLACK BEAR” overall* and Work ingmen’* clothing. If you are not tat isfird your dealer will cheerfully refund you your money. % Groceries Urbachs 4th Avenue Seward Second-Hand Goods Bought and Sold If you have anything to sell and we cannot agree on price, leave your goods on sale with me, state your price, and I will charge you 5 PER CENT COMMISSION WHEN SOLI) BUTTON’S SECOND-HAND STORE New goods of many kinds always on sale. FOURTH and Railroad Avk. WHEN IN SEATTLE GO DIRECT TO CHEASTY’S Make yourself at home. Leave your packages and suit ca>e there, they will take care of them until you c.'!ll no charge. IT’S TIME WELL SPENT AT THIS STORE TT? \ Men's and Young VjITJuAU 1 I O Mens Wear O. C. CHAVES, Pre«. and Manager SEATTLE Second Ave. and Spring St. Territorial and City Depository This -Bank is a home bank, catering to tlie needs and conditions of the home people, most of h Iioiii are known personally to our officers and directors. If we haven’t your acquaintance ue’ll he Pl« ased to know you today — and also handle your hanking. BANK OF SEWARD LOCATION NOTICES AT THE OATEWAV Groceries Clothing hardware furniture Irown & Hawkins Announce: f A new line of Household Supplies just in on STR. ALLIANCE Spuds, - $1.75 per 100 lbs. Sugar, - 7.00 “ “ “ flour, - 1.75 per Sack Everything else accordingly. Call and look over our stock and prices. "Quality First” BROWN & HAWKINS Anchorage SEWARD K n i k " PALACE JINGLES ” The summer’s slipping away again, And winter’s almost here; The boys are coming from the hills In search of warmth and cheer. Come; all you lads from Anchorage When you crave a glass of beer. You’re welcome as the flowers In May, And no one is siwashed here. THE PALACE BAR Furnished Rooms for Men JOF MORRIS Cafe and Lunch Counter in Connection | BILL DEVINE “ PALACE JINGLES " They meet down at the Palace For a glass of Sherwood Rye, And to tell about the finds they’ve made, As the winter passes by. Bring on that fast Interior bunch, And from every camp afar, For we join you in goodfellowship At the famous Palace Bar.