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CHINESE HERE TO BUY
$1,000,000 WORTH OF TOOLS (Special to Gateway by United Press > PITTSBURGH, May 1. — With! authority to spend a million dollars, j N. C. Chu and Gee Sing Sam, Hong kong brokers, arrived in Pittsburgh j today to buy tools, hardware and builders* supplies for use in Chiryi. Because of the war, it is said, China has been unable to get needed steel goods delivered. It is believed one of the reasons for the mission of the j Chinese is to secure contracts direct that will carry better delivery ac commodations. ARMY OF MILLION SKEETERS INVADE 3 EASTERN STATES (Special to Gateway by United Press) NEW YORK. May I.—An army of more than a million mosquitoes today invaded the schools of New \ork, New Jersey and Connecticut. This is anti mosquito week in the three states and the skeeters were bottled alive in glass jars for the purpose of experi ment and demonstration in the public schools. It is hoped in this manner to familiarize the pupils with the re quirements, habits ami offensive equipment of the mosquito, that he may be properly and forever squelch ed. The boys ami girls will do battle with the pests all this week, NOTI C K. Go to Brown & Hawkins for all kinds of mechanics’ tools and build ers’ hardware. “Quality First.” We are now baking 400 loaves of fine bread every morning. Don’t for get it is 4 loaves for 25 cents. COOPER’S CAFE. WaterfUl & Frazier whiskey at “The Branch.*’ SECOND WORLD CONGRESS MEETS IN NEW YORK (Special to Gateway by United Press) NEW YORK, May 2.—The Second World Congress is to be held in New j York City today, tomorrow ami the next day, looking to the establish ment of some arrangement that will not only provide an organization for the adjustment and judicial settle ment of any international disputes that may arise, but will insure a last ing peace. The first World Court Congress was held in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1015. Every state of the union will be represented in New \ork City at this congress, as this project, backed by some of the most prominent and in fluential Americans is of general in terest. The congress will make no attempt: to stop the present war, but will try s to prevent future wars. * 40.000 ENGINEERS TRAINED FOR DEFENSE (Special to Gateway by United Press) CHICAGO, May 2.—Forty thousand engineers and technicians trained in the art of war soon will be ready for mobilization in case of necessity, ac cording to C. E. Prayer of Cleveland, 0.. chairman of the committee on en gineering cooperation of the Engi neering societies of the United States, who today is completing an index which will contain the name of each member, his address, experience and engineering specialty. Said Prayer: “We aim to see that our very best men find their places where they can best serve the interests of their country." New stock of Hipress, all rubber, brown shoe pacs also brown leather top shoe pacs. Brown & Hawkins, “Quality First." EMPRESSTHEATRE Thursday, May II, 8:15 p. m. A FEATURE YOU SHOULD SEE Slavery Times and Today WILLIAM FOX, Presents EDWARD SHELDON’S SOUL-SHAKING DRAMA "THE NIGGER" WITH WILLIAM FARNUM, the $ioo.poplar “A Miracle of the Movies.*’ “Most Powerful Theme.” . ^^ ^ ^ ^^m m ^ ^ ^ • jsi *JS ARE WE JUSTIFIED? JktERHAPS we ought to be satisfied with present achieve* 19 ment. Hut you know, 4The 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 8330,000 SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES FOR RENT SAVINGS ACCOUNTS SOLICITED Open an Account Today Bank of Seward ESTABLISHED 1905. SHIPPING Northwestern Coming The Northwestern leaves Cordova tonight at midnight. Mariposa Due Cordova The Mariposa was due at Cordova at noon today. Evans From West ANCHORAGE, May 10. — The Evans sailed for Seward at 10 o’clock today. COAL FOR NAVY There are 77,000 acres in the Mata r*uska coal area and of this the gov ernment has set aside 7,500 acres for the use of the navy.—Ex. THE YELLOW PERIL We have been threatened with the Yellow Peril, war with Mexico, and a break in diplomatic relations with Germany. Well, the war with Mexico is a reality, in the United States and the Yellow Streak in Seward—just watch the car with the paystreak shade and you will know just where to get the Best Goods, Best Treat ment and Best Prices, of any place in Alaska. Ask the man in the Yel low Car. Always ready to give you a ride. SEWARD COMMERCIAL CO. ANNOUNCEMENT We carry the genuine imported white enamel ware only. It is priced within your reach. Brown & Hawk ins, “Quality First." For sale! Seven Room Modern House, 3d Avenue One National Cash Register New Machine Cost $435 for $200.00 One Ford Auto, Bargain - INQUIRE -— Stevens & Van Pelt | High-Class Millinery ' Establishment i _ JUST ARRIVED Latest in New Waists ! Fine Line of Veilings All Sizes Crochet Hooks Fancy Trimming Buttons HAELETT & SCOTT’S . 1__Li!""1-1".1.'__"J Launch “Pioneer” Tom Parker with the Launch “Pioneer” will hereafter be at Kern Creek on the day fol lowing the day that train leaves Seward prepared to take freight and Passengers for Anchorage. Howard and Hamilton Watches! George the Jeweler SOMEBODY TOLD HIM TO “HIRE A HALL” Special to Gateway by United Prefcs. AKRON, 0., May l. —Postmaster A. R. Reed, upon being advised/ to “hire a hall” while airing his personal views one day, toook the suggestion seriously. He did hire a iu.ll and he opened it here today “for the free dis cussion by everybody and anybody of, every subject of interest and benefit j to humanity.” ^Thc forum, as Reed i calls it, is “to promote civic intelli gence, harmony and progress.” Reed pays tho rent. THE JUVENILE DONS HER EASTER COSTUME ~5u SATISFIED I Huff taffeta, with bandings of matching satin, gives this picturesque suit. The graceful coat takes a one button fun* toner and brocaded collar of white satin. Tiny white buttons give a bolero effect, i The turban baa a band of sequlned black satin and mallnea wings wired upstand ing.] Oyster Cocktails at “The Branch." For GOOD Bread, Cakes and Pies go to Seward’s leading Bake Shop, next door to Hettel’s Kodak Store. Not how cheap, but how good. We have hot bread every morning and evening. New’ assortment or fancy cookies. Special “Kaiser Jumbles.’’ Brown & Hawkins, “Quality First." co a: fa o 0 < HH CO fa l ft CO P D o 0 5 co« Kg I fa 5 O fa < fa g fa & fas D ALASKA JUNK CO. OF JUNEAU. ALASKA DEALERS IS Rubber, Copper, Brass, Lead, Zinc, Sacks, Rags, Rope, Scrap Iron Seward Steam Laundry HARRY KAWABE, l'rop. Fifth Avenue Phone Main 157 Best of Work-Latest Machinery Work delivered In 24 hours Cleaning and Pressing Flannels and Silks Washed by Hand PRICES REASONABLE ASSISTANT OF SEWARD CONVENTION MARRIED JUNEAU, May 1. — S. Howard Ewing, general agent for the Pacific Coast S. S. Co. in Juneau, and Miss Edith Louise Jansen, one of the pop ular nurses at St. Ann hospital, were quietly married last Friday evening, by Rev. J. B. Stevens. Tom Banb bury was best man and Mabel Erick son was bridesmaid. The popular couple intended keep-1 ing the wedding a secret for some time, just to keep their many friends. a-guessing, but it remained a secret ; about 48 hours.—Empire. START WORK ON LATOUCHE CLAIMS VALDEZ.—H. W. Vance, the well known mining man, returned last night from Latouche island, where he went to inspect the Wilson-Little cop per property, consisting of a group of ten claims. Mr. Vance recently took a bond of the property, which is considered one of the most promising properties on; the Sound. A large amount of devel opment work has already been done, and as the property is equipped with machinery of the most modern type, with an ample hydro-electric power plant, the bringing it up to a shipping 1 basis will require comparatively little time. Mr. Vance has ample financial backing to carry out any project he may undertake and it is anticipated the property will be put on the list of shippers this summer. A crew of six men has already been ; put to work, and this number will be J increased as conditions warrant.—Ex. Mackinaws, Pants, Socks, doots, Packs, Underwear. Anything you need. SEWARD COMMERCIAL CO. Long distance telephone booth at ; The Branch. . Noodle Cafe. Phone Main 111. Tray service receives prompt at tention. 10-5—tf. Billiards and Pool at Butts. BANK OF ALASKA ANCHORAGE SKAGWAY _ WRANGELL ALASKA Will Open for Business at Anchorage During the Third Week in May Capilal $50,000 Surplus $10,000 OFFICERS President aNDRKW S'l E\ KNSOK Vice-President ANDRKW A. bknton Vice-President J. T. WRSTKRMANN' Cashier W. fl. WARRKN Asst. Cashier GKORCK HUTH Asst. Cashier W. L. LANBSBOROUGH Asst. Cashier JOHN KRNNKBY GEN’L Counsel ARCHIBALD K. STKVKNSON Attorney II. L. FACLKNKR CORRESPONDENTS Seattle National Hank, Seattle Wells Fargo Nevada National Bank. San Francisco Liberty National Bank, New York Guaranty Trust Company, New ^ oi k CASH OR COMMISSION Second-Hand Goods Bought ^ Sold MATT BUTTON, 4th and Railroad Ave. POLLEY BROS. TOWN CENTER Anchorage, - Alaska CL0TMN6- HARDWARE-GROCERIES PRICES LOW QUALITY HIGH Fine Job Printing at the Gateway Office. furniture Polish_ Ocedar Mops Suggestions for CLEAN-UP WEEK We carry a Most Complete Line of House Paint Oil Stain Boat Paint Shellac Barn Paint Varnish Root Paint Enamel Shingle Stain Calsomine Eloor Paint m Nothing Improves so much as a Coat of Paint iROWN & Hawkins "Quality First" Anchorage SEWARD Knik PHONE MAIN 1 PALACE JINGLES The Outside Bunch are milling Like flies around a lamp Because we*ve got $2,000,000, And it's bound to make a camp. 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 j Cafe and Limch 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 food cigar. And then you’ll boost for Sherwood, And The Famous Palace Bar.