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Published Daily Except Sunday by The Seward Gateway Publisning Co. BERNARD M. STONE, President Subscription Kates: Daily One dollar per month. Ten cents the copy. By mail, $10 per year. Weekly—Three dollars per year. (Payable strictly in advance) Advertising Kates: TRANSIENT DISPLAY ADVERTISING—50 cents per inch. Contract rates on application. Readers, 10c per line tirst insertion. 5c per line each additional insertion. Legal notices, 50c per line. SEWARD. ALASKA. THURSDAY. DEC. 21, 191(*. By his action yesterday in appealing to all the belli gerent nations to discuss peace terms President \\ ilson niav go down in history as one of the brightest of its figures. On tlio contrary, lie may arouse the hatred of those who do not want peace. Hut he has taken a great chance. It is worth the gamble, and. at least, he has every principle of Morals and Right on his side. Who knows that some day. if not now. the germs of the world’s peace may not lie created under the Stars and Stripes? Just imagine the thrilling splendor of Young Columbia as she stands apart and raises her arm to stay the murderous hands of bleeding Kurope! What a figure it is! The Mexican question is more irritating than a real war. It must look so much to Uncle Sam as an attack bv a woman. He cannot very well strike back. And if he docs, the whole family is sure to “jump" him. This is the day we have been looking forward to with pleasurable anticipation for some time—pleasurable be cause we wanted to get rid of it. This is the Pariah of the days, the Nadir of the year, the day we hate. Tomorrow we shall be on the road to the long days once more. Mush on. A Valdez doctor is quoted by the paper over there as saying kissing and spitting are the two chief means of spreading influenza. This might serve as a warning to Seward people also. Spitting is a nasty habit anyhow. Revised returns from all the divisions in the terri tory on December Id showed Sulzer still leading by 25 votes. These revised returns include the official returns from this division secured by the clerk of court. Accord ing to these official figures Sulzer polled lbSl votes in this division and Wickersham polled 1964. Traveling men from Seattle now tell some peculiar stories of the effect of the dry law in that city. Some fel lows get prescriptions on bottles of whiskey which read "Take a few tablespoonfuls every few minutes until you feel better." * Take the “MILWAUKEE" On your next trip to the East Electrification of it* main line over the backbone of the Continent has eliminated all >oot, smoke and cinders permitting an unob*trocted vie" of the magnificent panoramas through the Hitter Hoots and Hockies. Wayne Blue, 1\ A. N, A. H. McDonald, Alaska Steamship Co., Seward or A. E. Harris, Traveling Pass. Agent, Juneau, Alaska Chicago. Milwaukee S St. Paul Railway the PALACE BAR SHERMAN HAYNES, PROPR Service Best Liquors Cigars Pool and Billiards Cafe and Lunch Counter in Connection SHOP EARLY FOR X-MAS Bv doing this vou not only get the pick of the stock, a larger variety to sleet from, but you have an abundance of time to make your selections. This year we have lots of things that would make a very useful and acceptable present for ANY MAN. BATH ROBES Fancy Navajo patterns, heavy, fleecy, warm, just the thing for these cold mornings. Silk fiinish ed $18.00 TIES & HANDKER CHIEFS Fancy holiday combinations in Xmas Boxes — beautiful silk ef fects with matched borders—a dandy gift. $1.50 per Set MACKINAW COATS* Patrick’s and Kenyons. All the pood ones both in short coats and bal’s. Just the thing for the Out door man $8.00 to $15.00 NAVAJO RUGS A beautiful ran^c* of patterns— some fringed, fine for Couch and table covers—An ideal present $7.00 to $ 12.50 felt slippers Here is a sutfKcstion that will make a hit with him. Comfy fcK house slippers. DoIkc and Dan 1 Green’s, black and Kray $1.50 to $2.50 BUY AN ORDER. LET HIM SELECT HIS OWN PRESENT ANGORA VESTS All the rage Outside. Come in subdued fancy patterns. Warm and stylish.—All sizes $4.50 to $6.50 SUSPENDERS & ARM BANDS All colors in silk ami what any man can and will use. All boxed in holiday boxes ready to mail $1.25 FANCY SHIRTS Flannels Cashmeres Silks A wide range to choose from and all good. He needs one. Price $2.00 to $6.00 has ahvavs boon our custom, we have this year, Christmas Orders that you can purchase. These V. , Vor ,mv value that you wish and theholdcr may present them at this stoie at his con venience and is entitled to anything in stock to thevalue of the Order.—-Hat, Shoes, Gloves, Neckwear ' -L socks etc etc. SEE OUR WINDOWS. THE MINER S STORE-FRANK J. COTTER * • ii *ai Get It Today Phone for Anything, Adams _... I.. R. C. I*. & I - R. C. S. Edinburgh. L. F. 1*. & S., Glasgow. J. M. SIOAN, M. I)., C. M. OVER GATEWAY Otfke Hours. I to 3 and 7 to 8 P. M. FOHMKKl.Y OK N't'MK. - - DR. O. J. KEATING j Dentist Phones: Office: Madison 76 Kes. Madison 58 Office o'er Bank of Seward HOI KS: 9 A. M. TO 5 P. M. J. H. ROMIC. M. D. OFFICE FOUHTH AVENUE Phones: Office Adams 98 Residence Adams 48 Hours; 10 to 12 a.m. 2 to 4 pm. — DOUGHERTY & ROM IG REAL ESTATE AGENTS Houses for Rent Kents Collected Lots for Sale Large Listing Phone Red 117 Seward, Alaska Broadway Barber Shop Shower Baths Ladies Shampooing Hot and Cold Baths Always Ready Anderson & Nelson THE TERMINAL RAINIER 11EER BIST BRANDS 01 CIGARS Try Us Once, then You be the Judge OLD CROW OLD HERMITAGE OED WINES Blue Ribbon Beer Rainier Beer ONLY MINERAL CABINET WHERE? AT JACKS J. P. Stotko - Proprietor ___,_4 ATLAS JUNK CO. i Wholesale and retail dealers in ALL KINDS OF JUNK Buyers of Metal,Rubber, Manila Rope Sacks, Machinery, Pipe, Hides, Furs and Bottles 1043 B. R. Ave. So. aid Berowls. SEATTLE. WASH, i Hm*| H I m THE “KEY” A Big New Stock of Orange Blos som and Imperial Candies Order ed so as to Arrive Here Just at Christmas Time. Don’t Buy Until You See it. THE KEY, EVERYBODY’S STORE I’hor.e Mnthison 115 MODERN OFFICES FOR RENT New Van Gilder Block Electric Light, Steam Heat, Hot and Cold Water Lavatory in Every Suite. MORFORI) & FINNEGAN Rooms 20-21-22-23 Van Gilder Bldg. H. V. HOBEN A. F. DAVIS ALASKA TRANSFER H. V. HOBEN, Manager -—Dealers in COAL, WOOD AND ICE GENERAL TRANSFERRING Phonos, Main 17 and 41 PACIFIC STEAMSHIPCOMPANY ADMIRAL LINE______ Sailings irom Seattle to Seward and way ports 10th, 20th and 30th of each month. Steamers Admiral Watson Dec. 20 Spokane January 2 Sailings from Seattle to Califor nia Mondays, Fridays and Satur days Steamers President, Gov ernor, Queen, Admiral Schley, | Admiral Dewey, Southern California Houte—San Francisco to Los Angeles daily except Sunday. San Francisco to San Diego Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Steamers Harvard, Yale, President, Governor, Admiral Schlev, Admiral Dewey. For full particulers address WAYNE BLUE, Agent, Seward, Alaska _ Notwithstanding all the hard luck we have experienced with tires since our arrival in Seward, we are still deter mined to stay with the city and give the people of Seward the best on the market in the way of WINES, LIQUORS, CIGARS, Etc. ooooooooooo ARE NOW IN OUR NEW HOME In the Ashland Block, corner of Broadway and Railroad Avenue, THE RAINIER BUFFET THE HOUSE OF GOOD SERVICE. QUALITY GOODS OUR MOTTO Watches Clocks Jewelry t SILVER AND CUT GLASS George the Jeweler HOTEL OVERLAND E. L. WIIITTEMOKE, Proprietor Headquarters for Mining Men SEWARD, - - - . ALASKA %...-__4 ALASKA 9SSSSr 4B SEATTLE SAILINGS /lAPIPOSA Dec. 16 -ALAMKDA. Dec. 24 Thereafter Mariposa and Alameda will alternation sailings from Seattle of the 1st, 8th, 16th and 24th of each month. They will touch at Ketchikan, Thane, Juneau and Prince William Sound ports. Dora sails westward after arrival of steamer leaving Seattle on the 8th of the month. S4THtf?iit reserved to change this schedule w ithout notice's^ F. B. TRACT, General Afcent A. H. McDONALD, Atfer.t THE SEWARD LIGHT AND POWER CO. Incorporated November 1905 under the Laws of the Territory of Alaska S. M. GRAFF, President and General Manager Contractors and dealers in Electric Supplies and Apparatus Office: At the Station. TELEPHONE MAIN 123 L _ _J FURNITURE AND HARDWARE COAL MINER’S A KID GOLD MINER’S SUPPLIES ■---5 Doors & Windows Lang's Ranges I X L Parlor Heaters Gasoline Stoves Cook Stoves Camp Stoves Air Tight Heater* Oil Stoves Alcohol Stoves Spark Plugs Jump Coils Batteries Granite Ware Aluminum Ware Asbestos P & B Paper Malthoid Rooting Tar Paper Deafening felt Weather Strips Gasoline Gas Kntfine Oil Marine Knjfine Oh Valve Oil Klaine Oil Floor Oil Linseed Oil • Cup Grease Faints Lacqueret Faint Asphaltum Faint Brushes Varnishes Turpentine Japan Denatured Alcohol Coal Tar Lamps Lanterns Tents PfIONt MADISON 87 Rifles Shot Guns Ammunition Fishing Tackle Giant Powder Caps Fuse Bench Forces Blacksmith’s Goal Bellows Wheel Barrows Cutlery Fire Clay Fire Brick Lime Cement Glass Hope Mercury Seine Twine J. L. GRAEF LARGE ASSORTMENT OF TOYS „ rite BAZAAR and°«ter Variety Store w The Seward News Company GEORGE PHELPS BOOKSELLERS. NEWSDEALERS AND STATIONERS FREE! 0 * Big Christmas Dinner At The Northern Christmas Day, Monday, December 25 Pioneer Hotel F. B. CANNON, Prop. Knik Alaska | KNIK’S LEADING HOTEL NO BAR I Accommodation for Ninety Guests Large General Lobby Private Lobby for Ladies BEST RATES-BEST TREATMENT BEST ACCOMMODATION REDUCED RATES VIA THE Are made from SEWARD to many Eastern Cities To get benefit of reduction tickets must be purchased with Steamship Ticket Full information and tickets from A. H. McDonald, Alaska Steamship Co., Wayne Blue, Admiral Line A. S. DAUTRICK, Traveling Freight and Passenger Agent, Room 18, Valentine Building, Juneau. T. J. MOORE, City Passenger AgU Second and Columbia, Seattle.