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Published Daily Except Sunday by The Seward Gateway Publishing Go. BERNARD M. STONE, President. _j Subscription Rates: Daily—One dollar per mor.tb Ten cents the copy. By mail, $10 per year. Weekly—Three dollars per year. r (Fayable strictly in advance). Advertising Kates; TRANSIENT DISPLAY ADVERTISING—50 cents per inch. Contract rates on application. Readers, 10c per line first insertion, 5c per line each additional insertion. Legal notices, 50c per line. SEWARD, ALASKA. MONDAY. OCTOBER tl, 19ir>. The threat of King George to abdicate if the war does not end with glory to the British, arms and the words attributed to Prime Minister Asquith remind one of the story about Queen Victoria and William Ewart Gladstone. > This story is that the queen refused to sign some bill and Gladstone told her she had to si,i t it. “I>o you know . sir. that you are speaking to the Queen of England?” asked her majesty. “\»'S, Madame,” answered the great1 prime minister. “But 1 represent the People of England.” In the present case it is quite possible that King George is angered chiefly for personal reasons. No doubt his beloved relative, Kaiser Wilhelm, rubs in every success against the Russians, etc., and if there is anything that can get a man mad it is to have some relative you hate like poison crow over you. “Heaven hath no rage like love to hatred to turned.” The personal enmity of king.-* has only too often caused wars and sacrificed thousands upon thousands of the valuable lives of men who thought they were fighting for faith or fatherland. And the kings and rulers are the first to say that such strifes are wars of patriotism that they might hide the personal source of it all. In this respect Caesar, Alexander. Napoleon ami a few members of the Ruling Body of this municipality prove their kinship. In u few weeks Wil iam C. Edes, chairman of the government engineer ing commission, will be on the way to Washington after finishing his first season's work of actual construction. The delay in the arrangements for taking over the Alaska Northern has hampered that work near Seward con siderably and ,10 one apparently has regretted this more than the eomission er’s able head himself. He is now going on a mission that is of the utmost importance to this locality, and Reward wishes him Godspeed. There have been times when we thought he could tell ir$ just a little more than he did, but clearly now he ha> told ail that was advisable to be told and all that it would do us a ;> good to know. The people welcomed his coming last sum mer but they v ii welcome him more cordially still on his return. He is the right man in the right place, and this cannot always be said, by any means, of the leaders of government activities. -NEWSPAPERSMAGAZINES KODAKS STATIONERY CI6ARS CONFECTIONERY KVI HI THING NI W EVERYTHING GOOD _THE HOUSE OF HETTEL’S. 4th Avenue. SEWARD _ Good Old Time Eating PATTEN S BOARDING HOUSE. FIFTH ST. Good Old Time Boarding, per day.... $1.00 Separate Meals . .35 to .75 Special Sunday Dinner.75 MRS. TRODAY The Old lime favorite CATfRfR DORA ARRIVES WITH VALUABLE CARGO OF FURS, IVORY AND FISH The good old steamer Dora, Captain Westland, of the Alaska Steamship Company, arrived this morning at 9 o’clock with a very valuable cargo. The cargo, valued at many thousands of dollars, is probably the most valu able ever taken from the west by the Dora and consists in the main of furs, whale bone, ivory and salt salmon. Some of the rich cargo came all the way from Kotzebue Sound and St. i Lawrence Island, and is destined for the markets of Seattle and San 1* ran cisco. The trip was for the most part very pleasant, no bad weather having been experienced till on the return trip when a storm encountered oil Kodiak Island held them up a day in that vicinity. Again they were fore- j< ed to anchor in Port Chatham last j: 1 Saturday all day and for most of the night on account of bad winds. But for the storms the Dora would have arrived here last Friday' or Saturday. j *--— PUEBLO COMING The steamship Pueblo of the Pacific Coast Steamship Company has been secured by the Alaska Steamship Company and will be placed on this run in the place of the Mariposa. 1 he ; Pueblo wil leave Seattle tomorrow, j the 12th., according to Alex Mc Donald, the agent. UNION TRUST FORECLOSES | ON IMMENSE MORTGAGE || ST. LOUIS, Oct. 9.—The Union | Trust Company of New York has tiled r suit for foreclosure of a tilth of a z: billion on the “Southern Railroads.” = NEWS NOTES E Aron Erickson came in Saturday afternoon from Kenai Lake on a short - visit to the city, leaving again for E Roosevelt on the car this morning. E Anton Eide. Supt. of the Road Com- H mission, made a trip out to Mile l hree on the car this morning to inspect the work, which is being done by Con tractor Quinlivan. Mrs. C. E. Pierce went out to the Johnston road house on the car this nmrning, to spend a few days in at tendance on Mrs. Johnston, who has been ill for the past few days. p. C. Spencer and Mrs. Spencer went out to spend a few days with Ole Martin, at his ranch*near Mile Three and a half. Claude Mathison, proprietor of "The Key" says that the prize con test recently inaugurated by him is attracting wide attention and promises a most interesting finish. The contest is open to everyone. The Key offers a premium. See ad. Wanted!! Men to inspect our line of furnishings. Everything for the man in or out of doors. A suit? Come in and have a look at the finest line of Fall samples exhibited in Seward. Let us take your measure for that suit NOW. Schoenbrun and Company stands for satisfaction. Dress and work shoes. Shoe packs and rubber boots. Kenyon rain coats and mackinaws. Famous Filson Stag Shirts. Dress shirts and popular neckwear. Wool shirts and sox. Suit cases, grips and travelling bags. Wool blankets and quilts. Everything for men. Whether you stay in town or go to the hills, you need clothes, and of course you want good clothes. We've got ’em. That’s why we want you to inspect our line. THE MINER’S STORE FRANK J. COTTER, Manager Phone Adams 131 “Don’t Forget the Parcel Post” Seward, Alaska The All-Alaska Review Coming Features in October Number: Richard son- W ickersham C< >n t ro versy Stories of Discoveries The Discovery of Chisana The Discovery of Nelchina The Discovery of Nome; Alaska Gold Mines By Eminent Engineers Rise and Fall of Alaska’s Home Railroad Alaska at the Panama Exposition Personal News from Every District MANY OTHER FEATURES ORDER YOUR COPIES NOW The All-Alaska Review Seward, Alaska The Seward Light and Power Co. Dynamo Room Showing 230 K. W. Alternator Another View of Interior Showing Pelton Water Wheel, Exciter and Auxiliary Generator ALASKA AT THE EXPOSITION (From The All-Alaska Review.) The thousands of Alaskans who have attended the Panama Pacific In ternational Exposition have returned home delighted with wl at they have seen of other countries but enthusi astic about the part Alaska has taken in. sending its quota of ed iation o this great world university. At the beginning of the K.cpositi >n period it had been planned to have an Alaskan Pudding but a.; tin.- was not feasible, it was aban lored. Hov ever, the United States Government and the Pacific Coast Steamship Com pany both decided that Alaska played too important a part in the eornmerc ial and financial world, on account of its infinite resources to be left un sung and so there are two -plendid and exhaustive exhibits at the Expos ition, pertaining to this vital’y im portant region. One, the govern ment’s display, is in the United States Department of Interior’s section fn the Palace of Mines; the other, the sociological display of ti e Pacific Coast Steamship Company, occupies a booth at the entrance to tin* Palace of Transportation. The former exhibit does not coni'no itself entirely to the mining industry, it also takes up the subject of ex perimental argiculture, and the timb er industry. Also, the natural lieu * ies of this great and wonderful North west are not forgotten. Xutura'iy, however, the most important topic for consideration is mining, for it is the underground of Alaska that caus ed her to become something of a world-power and one of Uncle Sam’s most prized treasure boxes. The most striking exhibit and one which car ries more weight with it than other in the section, stands in one corner. It is an enormous gilded cube bear ing the legend that $244,000,000 wa Alaska’s gold production between t’ * years of 1880 and 1014. In glass cases, prepared undoi H e direction and with the co-operation of the Chambers of Commence of tl • different important towns of Alaska, are specimen ores and nuggets un the mining districts. There are Kip per ore.- from Kaasan, Ketchikan, Prince of Wales, Island, Woowodsky Island, Cordova, Copper River Valley, Sitka, Fairbanks and None regions. There are gold nuggets and gold bear ing ores from all of the regions tha: have played such an important p o t in mining circles in last twenty-five years. There are specimens of bituminous coal from the Matanuska fields, of semi-anthraotio from the Rering River fields and lignite from the Cooks Inlet fields. Marble from Orr's Island, oil from Katalla and antimony, gypsum and graphite from other sections, all contribute towards a tale of almost unbelieveable wealth hidden away under the far-away peaks and ridges. These resources also unfold a tale of a potent future, for the world’s need cannot fail to dev-dope all of this vast region of un | told wealth. A most interesting lot of informa tion is contained in three cases of argicultural products which have been proven capable of splendid growth in Alaskan soil. Uncle Sam has estab lished three agricultural experiment stations in Alaska, one at Fairbanks, one at Kodiak and a third at Ram part. From these three stations have come specimens of red clover, rhubarb, rye, oats, wheat, barley, bluetop, redtop, potatoes, cabbage, beans, peas, tomatoes, bush berries red currants, raspberries, blue bor rie;, cranberries, strawberries, cher ies, apples, gooseberries and salmon berries which show without question that the plains ar.d mountain meadows of Alaska are rich with a future for the pioneer farmer looking i for new soil to conquer. The forests of Alaska, at present in the Forest Reserve, also promise to divulge an enormous amount of wealth when they are turned °Pon for consumption. One specimen of Sitka spi-uce, Picea Sitkensis, brought from the Tongass National Forest in Ketchikan, measures seven feet in diameter. A notice tacked to the trunk says that the tree was 180 feet high and is just a conservative ex am ole of what the other trees in this region are. (T<* he foollmivd) Dry goods at Butts. CATHOLIC CHURCH. Sunday: Masses at 8:30 and 10:80 a. m. Sunday school after Mass. Rotary, Instruction and Benediction, 7:30 p. m. Weekdays: Mass at 8 a. m. .1 „ y '