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NEWS NOTES J The transference of Mr. Christen-1 sen and of the forest headquarters to Seward, ami the naming of this port as a port of entry show us how the wind is veering. Next it may be the court and marshal. C. W. Winatedt, the architect, goes out on the Watson. In a recent write-up in outside ( papers Frank G. Carpenter says of ficials of the department of agricul ture have already tee ted the soils | here. The suggestion has been made to the Gateway that many people who might like to live in the open this summer would wish to have some steps taken to organize a tent colony near the city. By having several living near each other, it ts pointed out, a very pleasant time might be enjoyed and thievery from the tents would be avoided. The Gateway is willing to help towards this end if it is so desired. Several volunteers worked last evening to prepare the lot near the city hall for a playground. Or. Komig and Sloan proved their belief in the wholesome qualities of such a place by making a big blutT with a pick and shovel. F. Lyons and family, and R. Mel vin and family have gone to Quartz creek, Kenai Lake, where they will make their home in future. Each party has taken up a homestead of 100 acres. Lieut€»nant J. C. MehalTey of the Alaska Road Commission will come on the Alameda to talk road matters over with Superintendent Anton Elite. In a recent letter to the business peo ple of Fairbanks Colonel Richardson says the outlook for securing the half million additional appropriation for roads is bright. K LON PIKERS RECRUIT DAWSON, April 10.—The formal recruiting of the Yukon company of volunteers, which is to form a part of Canada's expeditionary" force for the European war began today under arrangements made at Ottawa by Governor George Black, \Nho will lead the company. Lieutenant Glencoe Hulme is here in charge of the re cruiting work. Governor Black is ex pected back from the Outside in June, when the company will probably be transferred to British Columbia, and be attached to some regiment there. It is expected to get 250 men here. Some Alaskans have already joined, some of them coming from as far as lditarod. Fifty men have already been enrolled. There are al ready 250 Klondikers at the front, some of whom went from here direct with the Boyle Machine Gun detachment, while others have joined various organizations in Canada and England.—Ex. Stationary, Periodicals, Fancy Box paper, Typewriting Supplies. Hettel's Kodak Store. — Long distance leiepnoue booth at The Branch. New assortment or Taney cookies. Special “Kaiser Jumbles.” Brown & Hawkins, “Quality First” EMPRESSTHEATRE Thursday. May 4. 8:15 p. m. WILLIAM FOX PRESENTATION Betty Nansen (Royal Actress) The World’s Foremost Tragedienne IN ECHEGARAY’S MODERN MASTERPIECE | “The Celebrated Scandal" It mercilessly castigates the curse of today.—Gossip! , COMPELLANT-—-THRILLING 1 You Thrill A * The Nansen Eye You Weep j\ | The Nansen Tear You Throb The Nansen Smile ARE WE JUSTIFIED? JftERHAPS we ought to be satisfied with present achieve ip ment. But you know, “the more a man gets the more he wants.” This being true, we are justified in solicit ing new business; and especially so since we are so well equipped to handle it. Resources $330,000 SAFE DEPOSJT BOXES FOR RENT SAVINGS ACCOUNTS SOLICITED Open an Account Today Bank of Seward ESTABLISHED 1903. 60ELKE. AVIATOR, GERMAN POPULAR HERO \uiufi^NT_ boelke\ Photo by American Press Association. [In German eyes. Lieutenant Boelke and his friendly rival. Lieutenant Immel nmnn, of the German army aviation j corps are heroes almost If not quite as j great ns Von lllndenberg. Von \Neddl* j gen and a few other popular Idols the war has produced. Emperor William has sent a letter of thanks In his own handwriting to Lieutenant Boelke for his achievements In aerial warfare j The official German report of March 22 said that Lieutenant Boelke. In an aerial engagement near Verdun, hnd brought down his thirteenth aeroplane.] EGGS FOR SETTING Eggs for setting at $10 per hundred lots. $1.50 per setting of 14. Single comb White Leghorns and Rhode Island Rede. M. D. Snodgrass, Kodiak, Alaska. High-Class Millinery Establishment Beautiful Hats for Ladies’ and Children. SPECIALTY, Old Hats Remodelled. New Waists at Reasonable Prices. Cotton Gabardine—Latest Thing for Sport Skirts. Corsage Bouquets and Boudoir Caps Made to Order. HALLETT & SCOTT’S CO X w o o 25 hh CD ® § E CO P D o Zi 0 ^ co » K > X IW 5 O b ^ b CD W E Eb D Launch “Pioneer” I Tom Parker with the Launch “Pioneer” will hereafter be at Kern Creek on the day fol lowing the ddv that train leaves Seward prepared to take freight and Passengers for Anchorage. _ Howard and Hamilton Watches! George the Jeweler FORMER ALASKAN IN AERO SQUAD Skagway Alaskan, April 22.— Lieutenant Edward Gorrell, who was ordered to the hospital a few weeks ago to undergo medical treatment has seen service in Alaska. He will no doubt be remembered by former as sociates and friends in Haines and Skagway. Lieut. Gorrell is in the aviation corps of the United States army. He was injured a few weeks ago while out on a scouting party in the Sierra Madre mountains in Mexico. When found he was in a fatigued condition under his machine trying to make some repairs. No reports have been issued as to his welfare since that i I time. INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE OPENS ITS SEASON (Special to Gateway by United Press) NEW YORK, April 26.—Relieved of the Federal bugaboo which for two years was a tremendous drag on its finances and threatened complete dis aster, the International League will open its 1916 season today. Buffalo plays at Richmond and Montreal at Baltimore. The other four teams will get underway tomorrow when Toronto plays at Newark and Rochester at Providence. The schedule calls for 140 games, the season closing September 17. PERCY HAGEL, PREACHER FAIRBANKS. — Many people in Fairbanks, oldtimers of the Klondike country, will remember Percy Hagel and his father. Pere Hagel was for years one of the leading attorneys of Dawson and later removed to Winni peg, where he made a big reputation and fortune for himself. Hagel, the younger, who was sentenced to serve a term in the penitentiary for assist ing a client to escape jail, has now turned evangelist and is ready to save the world, in quite as spectacular a manner as Billy Sunday. In fact, he is pilfering Billy Sunday’s line of talk, but with less effect.—News Miner. Best cigars ana reireshments at Terminal Bar. See ad. 11-1—tf For a delicious salad try our new line of Tuna Fish, "The chicken of the sea." Brown & Hawkins, "Quality First" Royal Bakery has reopened. Fresh Bread daily. WANTED: Woman capable of tak ing full cnarge of good road house. Apply Gateway office. 5-1—tf Mosquito head nets, all kinds and prices. Brown & Hawkins, "Quality First." Oyster Cocktails at "The Branch.” If41 Peppy iW^mar 1^14 Complete. Services. IN THE HEART OF THE CITY «• jl55tooms with bath-50 S&mpleftooms ALASKA JINK CO. OF JUNEAU. ALASKA DBALKR8 IN Rubber, Copper, Brass, Lead, Zinc Sacks, Rags, Rope, Scrap Iron For Sale! Seven Room Modern House, 3d Avenue One National Cash Register-New Machine Cost $435 for $200.00 One Ford Auto, Bargain -r— INQUIRE ■ Stevens & Van Pelt CHARGES OF GRAFTING STIR CANADA’S DEPTHS dKSSIlipi' PREMIER BORDEN | [More thnn the war, the assertions that there has been graft in the furnishing of war munitions Is agitating Canada. The charges reach into the highest quar* j ters. It was even intimated that Pre mier Robert L. Borden would resign Among the other men mentioned la Gen eral Sam Hughes, head of the Dominion forces, who went to England recently to look after the Canadian soldiers sent there before leaving for the front.] FOR SALE CHEAP Piano, in good condition, and some household furniture. Bargain. In quire Gateway office. tf. Did you see the big full page in the last Saturday Evening Post, ad vertising the New Arrow Ashby col lar? We have thorn. All sizes. 2 for 25c. Brown & Hawkins, “Quality First." Billiards and Pool at Butts. Oyster Cocktails at “The Branch." A NEW VERSE BY JAMES WITCOMB RILEY (Special to Gateway by United Press) CLEVELAND, April 28.—A new poem by Jamos Whitcomb Riley, written as part of a letter to Mrs. E. L. Motts, Lakewood, and read at a literary club meeting was made public today. The verse, unnamed, but filled with the hoosier poet’s homely phi losophy, follows: “No matter then how all is mixed In our near sighted eyes, All things is fur the best and fixed . Out straight in paradise. “Then take things as God sends them ^ here, And ef we live er die Be more and more contenteder Without a'askin’ why.” Meet me at The Branch. FOR SALE Good business proposition. Apply Box 1145, Seward P. 0. WANTED Woman for general housework. Apply Gateway. Billiards and Pool at Butts, Seward Steam Laundry HARRY KAWARE, 1‘rop. Fifth Avenue Phone Main 157 Best of Work latest Machinery Woik delivered in 24 hours Cleaning and Pressing [ Flannels and Silks Washed by Hand J PRICES REASONABLE ALL WELCOME - at--—— THE SEWARD CLUB HOPKINS & TORREY, Props. Billiards, Cigars, Tobaccos, Candies and Fruits The Most Complete and Up-to-Date Pool Hall In Seward CASH OR COMMISSION Second-Hand Goods Bought Sold MATT BUTTON, 4th and Railroad Ave. POLLEY BROS. TOWN CENTER Anchorage, - Alaska CLOTHINO-HARDWARE-GROCERIES PRICES LOW QUALITY HIGH Nettleton Shoes Walkover Shoes /'AUR Large and Complete stock of SHOES for ^ Spring and Summer has arrived. Come in and look at the newest and most stylish lasts for Men, Young Men and Boys. We know that an inspection of our “New Ones” means a purchase, and a purchase results in a satis fied customer. Men’s Tan and Black Russia Calf, English last, 00 flfl blind eyelets. 00.UU Men’s Tan and Black Russia Calf, English Bals, P HP Rubber Sole, blind eyelets, a favorite with young men, O.UU Men’s Tan and Black Button, “Whip” last, Cnj) very dressy. u.UU Staple and comfortable lasts in the “IMettleton” of Calf Skin and Glaze Kid. Boys’ Heavy and Light Weight High Top and Low Top Shoes. Men’s and Boys’ Outing Shoes. A large line of Men’s and Women’s White Tennis Shoes, $1.00, $1.50, $2.00 and $2.50. Irown & Hawkins "Quality First” Anchorage SEWARD Knik PHONE MAIN 1 7 Hole-Proof Hosiery Hart Schaffner & Marx Clothing PALACE JINGLES The Outside Bunch are milling Like flies around a lamp Because we've got 12,000,000, And it's bound to make a camp. > i Hard times are soon forgotten Now let every fellow try To paint a rosy future With a drop of Sherwood Rye. THE PALACE BAR Furnished Rooms for Men JOE MORRIS Cafe and Lunch Counter in Connection j BILL DEVINE PALACE JINGLES * There’s a welcome at the Palace That makes good with the Bunch. So call and join the booster's Club, When next you get a hunch, Come try our Scotch or Sherwood, Or smoke a good cigar. And then you'll boost for Sherwood, And The Famous Palace 13ar.