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DAILY _ I - PUBLISHED DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY LARGEST ALASKAN CIRCULATION ADVERTISEMENTS BRING RESULTS _ _--- --— “ " “ SEWARD. THE GATEWAY TO ALASKA. MONDAY, OCTOBER II, 1915.__Ten CentB the Copy GERMANY BEGINS SUBMARINE WAR ONCE AGAIN PRESIDENT AND GOVERNOR MAY BE BOUGHT BY P. A. N. CO. SEATTLE, Oct. 9.—That the big steamships Presi dent and Governor will be purchased by the Pacific-Al aska Navigation Company, to be placed on the South western Alaska run is now believed throughout shipping circles in this city and along the coast. President Alex ander of the Pacific-Alaska Company has already sub- j mitted a proposal to the Pacific Coast Company which • owns the two vessels and runs them between Seattle and San Francisco, and the result of this proposal is now be ing awaited. The making of the proposal for purchase is said to ha\e been at the suggestion of Col. D. C. Jackling who had a long interview with President Alexander last week. Jackling, who is the head of the great Alaska Gastineau Mining Company is heavily interested in the Pacific-Alaska Navigation company and it is assumed that he is ready to go the limit in supplying steamship facilities as he is in mining activities. Both vessels can develope a twenty knot per hour speed and would be the largest and fastest vessels in the service. (Note: The steamship President has a gross tonnage of 5,218. Her length is 392 feet and 48 feet beam. She and the Governor are modern vessels, having I teen built in 1907. The steamship Governor has a gross tonnage of 5,250, a length of 391 feet and a 48 foot beam. To show more clearly the size of the vessels by camparison it need only j l>e stated that the Admiral Evans, the largest of the Pacific-Alaska Company running here, is 2,685 gross ton nage, or just about one-half of the President or Governor.) _’_! i ♦ *> <* •>❖❖❖❖❖ •> ❖ •> ❖ MRS. GALT WITH THE * ❖ PRESIDENT AT GAME ❖ s> - ♦ WASHINGTON, Oct. 9.—Mrs. Galt accompanied President Wilson at the game at Philadelphia today and shared with the pitchers the atten tions of the great crowds. She wore the diamond purchased by her in New York. President Wilson. Whether the Northwestern will go west or not depends upon circum stances which will arise after her ar rival here. CARRANZA RECOGNIZED AS THE PRESIDENT OF MEXICO WASHINGTON, Oct. 9.—General Carranza was officially recognized | this afternoon as provisional presi dent of the republic of Mexico by the American, Argentine, Chilean and Brazilian governments. This means that diplomatic relations will be again established by those governments with him and that his opponents, so far as the governments named are concerned, will be placed on the foot ing of rebels. Villa Defiant EL PASO, Oct. 9.—On receiving I ❖ SATURDAY'S BULLETIN ❖ <• ABOUT S. S. MARIPOSA •> ❖ - •> The following dispatch was received Sunday evening by the Gateway and was bulletined. It was, as can be seen, dated on Saturday: SEATTLE, Oct. 9.—The Mariposa is sinking astern and may slip off ledge into deep water. SCANDINAVIAN LADIES MEET There will be a meeting of the Scandinavian ladies of Seward at ttu. home of Mrs. Nicholas Losness, foot of Jefferson Street, 2 o’clock the af ternoon of Wednesday. STEAMSHIP NOTES The Northwestern may make the trip to Anchorage this voyage. The Dora will sail for the west after the arrival of the City of Puebla. The Alameda will sail out of Seat tle October 18th instead of the 12th as she was scheduled. The Puebla takes her place on that voyage. telegraphic notification of the fact j that Carranza had been recognized as provisional president and that he him self is. therefore, placed by other American governments in the posi tion of a revolutionist against estab lished authority, General Villa de clares that the war has only just be gun and that the recognition of his enemy i» premature and unjustified. Some of the Villa leaders in the parts of Mexico adjacent to this place ex press themselves satisfied with the action of the United States and the other countries a3 it will let them know exactly what to do in future. ❖ CABLES TODAY ARE * ❖ WORSE THAN EVER * ❖ - ♦ At 2:30 o’clock this afternoon no cables had arrived. Dispatches came to the Gateway on Saturday evening and Sunday evening but they were sent Saturday. The cable situation seems to be worse today than ever and there is a likelihood that no further outside news will be received in time for today’s paper. If the Fates should send some between this and press time they will be condens ed, or the most important ones will be, and printed but it is thought advis able not to wait too long. LINDER BERG LOOKS AT STRIKE ON STICKINE PRINCE RUPERT, Oct. 8.—Jafet Linderberg, one of the discoverers of Nome, has gone up the Stickine river to look into the silver, lead and zinc strike recently reported. J. E. Chil berg of the Scandinavian American bank says it is the biggest find on record of the kind. Sam Silverman and Jerry Galvin are named amngst those who are said to be interested. MUCH MINIM IN KUSKOKWIM CAPTAIN LUKENS SAYS IM MENSE MERCURY DEPOSIT HAS BEEN FOUND. Captain R. R. Lukens and the crew of the Coast and Geodetic Survey boat Yukon arrived on the Dora this morn ing on their way to the States for the winter. The Yukon has been doing survey work on the Kuskoquim river this summer. Captain Lukens states that the work for that portion of Al aska has been completed A channel has been surveyed up as far as Bethel, from which place H. A. Cotton, cMef officer of the Y'ukon, made a trip of inspection up the river to Tokotna. The Y'ukon was brought to King’s Cove ami left there for the winter, where Captain Lukens expects to work next summer. Captain Lukens reports favorably along the line of mining in the Kus koquim country. About $75,000 was taken out of Canyon creek this seas on, and next year it is thought two dredges will be taken in for that min in district. The quicksilver discovery reported some time ago has been found to be of the best in the country. An immense mercury deposit having been discovered right on the water* edge, accessible to steam boats, at a camp called Parker’s Place. Mining in the Good News Bay has also taken a decided turn for the better. It is thought the mining activity in the Kuskoquim next summer will be by no means small. OAKLAND MAY HAVESTRIKE VOTE WAS TO HAVE TAKEN PLACE THE 9th AMONGST THE CARMEN. OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 9.—The | carmen of this city will vote this af | ternoon whether they will go out on strike or not. All the carmen in the city will be involved if the leaders de cide on a cessation of work and the traffic of the city will be completely demoralized. The employes msk high er wages and some minor concessions which the employers declare positive ly they will not grant. TELEPHONE SERVICE INTERRUPTED DAY OR SO The telephone service between this place and Anchorage has been inter rupted since Saturday noon. The trouble will be repaired any time now and service resumed. ❖ •> •> •> *1* *V •> ❖ <* *•* ❖ ALL-ALASKA REVIEW * ♦ OFF THE PRESSES * * - ♦> The All-Alaska Review for October is off the presses and will be on sale ! tomorrow evening or Wednesday ! morning. Owing to the Richardson | Wickersham letters and the stories of i the discoveries of several camps it is probably the most interesting issue yet published. As an indication of the way in which the Review is catch i ing on it need only be said that its agent on the steamer Dora now here sold all his copies and secured four yearly subscribers in addition. The story of Seward, by Frank Cotter, with a fine new cut of the city ought to make this number worth keeping by Seward people. SLAUGHTERED THE MEN LIKE RABBITS - Details of the Horrible White Pass Tragedy Told in the Gateway of October 4th. WHITEHORSE, Oct 8.—The man who murdered the foreman and three other men of the White Fass section gang here was not an Austrian, as stated in the cable to the Gateway October 4, but was a Russian named Alex GagofT. The gang consisted of five men altogether and four out of the number were killed by the 30-30 rifle fired by GagofT. The develop ments of the story show that the fore man, Fat Kinslow, and his five help ers were standing around the hand car on which they had lunch when GagofT was seen approaching. He immediately began firing, according to Arthur Wilkins, the only man to escape, and a3 the gang knew that GagofT accused them of making fun of him and was hostile, they knew he was firing to kill, fo they all tried to run to cover. Wilkins hid behind some brush and escaped. After the killing GagofT took the handcar and came into the town with his gun still with him and he entered stores and told several of the murder. He gave up the gun finally and was arrested. When the authorities reached the scene of the tragedy they found that the foreman had been shot through the heart and death was probably in stantaneous. Another member of the gang, George Lane, an Englishman, was first shot in the leg and he tied up the wound with a handkerchief but GagofT returned later and blew the top of his head ofT. Tom Bocon ich, lived to be taken to the hospital but soon succumbed. Foreman Fat Kinslow was a Yukon Pioneer and j was in Dawson in ’98. GagofT work- j ed on the railroad before but went outside for a time, returning this ; spring. He is said to have been a Cossack. He is believed to be insane. ❖ ❖ ♦ ❖ <* ❖ <• •> <♦ •> ❖ AN EXPLANATION. * j <• - ♦ ❖ The steamer Northwestern •> •> met with her accident five miles •> ❖ south of Ketchikan, not seven ❖ ❖ miles as stated. The dispatch to ❖ ❖ the Gateway Saturday said “five ❖ ❖ miles” but this was changed to *> ❖ “seven miles” intentionally be- ❖ ❖ cause the Gateway had reason to ♦> ❖ believe that, when it gets out •> •> early, its news is being—well, ❖ ❖ copied—there is no use in using <• ❖ a stronger word—and it wanted * ❖ to catch the “copier” in the act. •> ❖ Sure enough, the ruse was sue- ❖ ❖ cessful. * ❖ The Gateway, pays immense * j ❖ telegraph tolls, for a town of •> ❖ this size and it believes it justi- * ❖ liable to draw attention to this ♦> ❖ “copying.” But as'it is, the mat- •> ❖ ter would hardly be mentioned ❖ ❖ were it not for the rather nasty ♦ ❖ actions of the few opponents of ❖ ❖ this paper in the city council •> ❖ and elsewhere. The Gateway ❖ ❖ asks its readers to excuse it for ❖ ❖ bringing up such a matter and it * »> ends here. ** FOSTER MAKES BIG RECORD BEATS PHILADELPHIA IN EVERY PHASE OF HIS WORK SATURDAY. PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 9.—Boston beat Philadelphia today by two to one. Boston had two runs, ten hits and no error. Philadelphia had one run, three hits and one error. The pitch i ers were Foster and Mayer. Foster pitched the most remarkable game in the history of world’s series games. He also made three hits, one being a double which drove in the winning run in the ninth. The Phillies made no hits in four innings and then Cravath and Luderus doubled. Foster is the smallest pitch er in any of the leagues. Adleman & Quilty, the dairy men, received a fine three year old Gallo way bull on the Dora this morning from the Kodiak Experiment Station. TWO MORE BRITISH SHIPS - TORPEDOED BY GERMANS SUBMARINE WAR REOPENS LONDON, Oct. 9.—Germany has again begun her submarine warfare on merchant vessels just when the world had come to believe that she had abandoned such j tactics for ever, today two British vessels of four thou sand tons each were sunk near the English coast under conditions similar to those which prevailed before. The resumption of this class of warfare has puzzled the public j mind here and much difficulty is experienced in trying to find a reason for the cessation of undersea work. Some are inclined to account for it by the suggestion that the German government stopped submarines against the wishes of Tirpitz and that Tirpitz has again forced his will on the kaiser. No details of the sinking of the two ; ships have been told. . ' / * ~ ^ I ' KAISER FOR SERBIA AMSTERDAM, Oct. 9.—The German kaiser is now on the way to the Serbian frontier to supervise the | Teutonic drive towards Constantinople. The opinion of i neutral Europe is that the Serbians must go under and that Serbia must suffer a fate similar to that of Belgium las enemies surround her and her former allies stand bye ! idly to watch the sacrifice. Military observers now de ! clare that Germany and Austria now intend to invade | Russia from the south after reaching the Turkish capital as winter operations can be carried on there and Russia be thus prevented from securing the winter resipte so necessary for her recuperation. APPEALS TO U. S. GERMANS LONDON, Oct. 9—The nation was mildly astonished this morning when it read an appeal from Arthur J. Bat four to German-Americans to use their influence with the German government to put a stop to the massaeies o! Armenians by the Turks. Balfour was foimeilj prime minister of Great Britain and is now first lord of the admiralty in the coalition government and his appeal is taken as showing a remarkable and unpleasant necessity for a British minister to make an appeal to an unofficial body of any kind. BRITISH SUCCEEDING LONDON, Oct. 9.—The British are now gaining northeast of Loos and the fighting in that quarter is pro ceeding'without let or hindrance. The Germans have re sumed their attacks in the manner in which they waged trench warfare before the great allied offensive was un dertaken and conditions have gone back to where the} were a couple of weeks ago. The most sanguine are now inclined to think that another winter’s campaign is ahead in France. The German attacks are resumed chiefly in Champagne. HINDENBURG AGAIN ADVANCES LONDON, Oct. 9.—The latest news today from the Russian front is that General von Hindenburg is again advancing towards Dvinsk but very slowly. His delay was apparently caused by the need of ammunition whit ■ was found difficult to bring up because of the long dis tance of the German front from its base. If the Teutons take Dvinsk the belief is that Hindenburg will make it his winter headquarters and base and will rest there. SAYS TURKS ARE RIGHT BERLIN, Oct. 9.—In a statement in the Tagszeitung today count von Reventlow declares that its treatment of the Armenians is “Turkey’s own affair as the Aimen ians, he says, have revolted and whatever measures are adopted against them are a military necessity and not massacres as the enemies of Turkey try to make the world believe. GERMAN LOSS ENORMOUS PARIS, Oct 9.—The German losses in the fighting against the British near Loos are enormous. The Bntisn are maintaining their offensive in that quarter with the greatest determination and their artillery and infantry are almost constantly engaged.