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Seward Daily Gateway (Newspaper) - September 27, 1905, Seward, AlaskaDaily Gateway _ yol. I Seward Alaska wednesday evening sept Ember 27, 1905 no. 45 Baron Komura on was Home japanese peace envoy starts West Ward and expresses gratitude to americans by Cable to the Gateway new York sept. 27baron Komura and s. Kaneko the latter the financial agent of Japan in new York started today for Japan. They will go Over the Canadian Pacific to Vancouver and from there to Seattle from which port they will sail for Home. Baron Komura is nearly recovered from his recent illness. In an interview Baron Komura said he Felt it his duty to express publicly to the people of the United states his genuine appreciation of the respect friendliness and Courtesy shown him j throughout the peace conference and during his recent illness. He was especially gratified because Many prominent americans had called to see him or made inquiries concerning his condition while he was ill. Komura stated that Japan would now devote All her energies to the develop ment of her resources and that in this work the Empire counts upon the co operation of the United states. Last Call for Nome mall by Cable to the Gateway Washington d. C., sept. 27the Post office department announced today that the last mail for Nome to go by steamship this fall will be sent on the steamers leaving Seattle october 10. Five killed in train collision by Cable to the Gateway Philadelphia sept. 27a local Pas Senger train ran into the rear end of the fast limited new York Chicago train near this City last night and in the collision live persons were killed in a private car attached to tin limited. Twenty other persons were injured on the two trains. The private car was demolished while the car ahead of it was badly damaged and both trains were much shaken up. Chinese Boycott subsides by Cable to the Gateway Washington d. C., sept. 271\ s. Consul Rogers at Shanghai reports to state department that the Boycott of american goods is ended in that City and that nothing More is heard of it. American merchandise is handled freely again. Fever Case in new York by Cable to the Gateway new York sept. 27another Case of yellow fever from the isthmus was found Here today. The subject was a Coal passer on a vessel just up from Colon. He was taken into quarantine at Swinburne Island. Temperature at 2 p. M. Today48. Manila typhoon leaves him is dead by Cable to the Gateway Manila sept. 27two Hundred known dead and Many missing besides great property loss Are results of the havoc wrought today by the most violent typhoon which has swept Over the philippine archipelago in Many years. During the storm this City was enshrouded in Complete darkness because of the density of the Clouds. Lights were not turned on because of the danger from electric wires Many of which were blown Down with the poles. In the lower parts of the City bordering on the Bay chiefly inhabited by natives. Huge Waves swept Over a Large area washing away buildings and i carrying the inhabitants in their Resistless Rush. Hundreds of persons were drowned or killed in the wreck of buildings. The death loss will not be known for Days until the debris of wrecked houses has been fully searched. Traffic in the native Quarter is wholly suspended and the streets Are deserted except by the men engaged in turning Over the debris to find bodies of the dead. Steamer Santa Ana in brings 451 tons for Seward and 270 for Seldovia Steamer Santa Ana capt. Moore reached Seward last night at 9 15. She brought Twenty six passengers and 451 tons of freight for this port nearly All for the Alaska Central. The rail Road cargo consisted of another 55-ton engine 250 tons of steel and 110 tons of commissary supplies. The remainder of the steamers cargo was general merchandise for Seward merchants and 270 tons for Seldovia. The Seldovia cargo of the Santa Ana consists of commissary supplies and tools for tie workers on the Grade along turn again Arm. Part of it is for the Railroad company and part for Welch and company who have the thirty mile contract on the North Side of the Arm. The Santa Ana left Seattle the morn ing of september 17. Her passenger list was As follows j. Cow it and wife w. W. Fury and wife mrs. H. A. Mcclure mrs. E. M. Gibson j. M. Hale Tony March g. G. Percival p. P. Denzer miss e. Feas Ter mrs. E. Richards miss. Rich Ards miss p. Richards Farnk Richards or. F. M. Boyle j. Watkins Anton Eide and wife and seven Steerage. Steamer Shelikoff arrives Steamer Shelikoff which has taken the place of the Dora on the Valdez Unalaska run arrived in port this after noon at 2 Oclock. Site brought three passengers to Seward a. W. Ogilvie William Chamberlain and John Pel Lerine. The Shelikoff has been a can Nery tender at Karluk. She sailed again at 3 30. Dirigo not yet reported the Steamer Dirigo which is bring ing a Large cargo to Seward has not yet been reported in Alaska Waters. She did not sail As soon As expected. Seattle papers of september 17 state that she was then booked to sail the 19th, and it is thought probable that she did not depart until a Day or two later. Bertha sails southward will return to Seattle loaded with passengers Steamer Bertha returned last night at 8 to from her Westward trip and sailed again for Seattle at 11. She will Load Ore at la touche. She carried a heavy passenger list and at Valdez will be filled nearly to the limit. The Bertha was gone five Days to the Westward whereas she usually returns in three or a Little More. This was due to the fact that she had All kinds of business on the Inlet. She had 400 tons of cargo to discharge at Seldovia by the slow process of lighter ing and besides her regular trip to Kodiak she visited Illina Hay and ran into port Dick twice. Among the Bertha s passengers were e. A. Bat Well head of the Alaska Central s immigration department James Butler of Butler Brothers s. G. Murray of Tacoma a. L. Mackenzie who has been installing the plumbing of the Railroad office Alfred b. Lies of Valdez Julues Singer and or. Moyer who Are interested in the Dredger Placer work at Sunrise. Fifer to leave commission by Cable to the Gateway Bloomington 111. Sept. 27ex-gov Erner Joseph w. Fifer announced to Day that he will resign his member ship on the interstate Commerce com Mission As soon As an important mat Ter is disposed of which is now under consideration. Consulate Defacer arrested by Cable to the Gateway Washington d. C., sept. 27 the Man who defaced the shield on the american consulate in Havana a Short time ago has been apprehended and arrested by the Curran a lice. William Mccarty and William Lowell caught 85 Trout yesterday afternoon in one of the creeks Down the Bay. Eddie Lowell brought in a big Moose yesterday from resurrection River. Czar wants to talk Over War i / peace conference called simply to discuss results requiring prompt attention by Cable to the Gateway St. Petersburg sept. 27 it is Ollivi ally announced that russian diplomatic representatives at foreign capitals have been instructed to inform the governments to which they Are accredited that the Call for a second peace conference at the Hague was issued by the Czar with the intention of having the conference contine its discussions and actions exclusively to certain serious consequences of the late War which he believes should be settled immediately. The Czar wishes the invitations to be accepted with that understanding. Prices High in Fairbanks it takes Money to live and thrive in the Tanana a letter from Fairbanks received today by a resident of Seward gives considerable information about that town. It appears that prices have not gone Down any since the Camp became a City. The letter says the City has a population of .4500. Some think More a log Cabin rents from $25 to $40 per month. Business rooms Are rented for $200 per month and a Rooming House Down town rents for $750 per month. Real estate is boomed very High though 1 am told it has declined about one half. No property is stilling and occasionally a is offered at a sacrifice Price less in fact than the buildings Cost. No meal if meat is served can be had for less than one Dollar. Two Small apples Cost 25 cents and oranges Are the same Price. Two loaves of bread Cost 25 cents. The daily paper Sells for 25 cents per copy and the monthly rate is $4. A Telephone can be rented for $20 per month. Carpenters ask $15 per Day and lumber sol last from $75 to $100 per 1000 feet. Doctors get $15 per visit. Thomas h. Irvine received a letter today from John noon who left Seward last february for the Tanana going Over the Valdez Trail. Or. Noon says the Tanana is a very Rich country but that there Are More men than jobs there now. In this respect he says it is similar to All the Boom Camps in Alaska. He says the Kan Islina strike is a Maryol and that some men Are panning $1,000 a Day. Moose Cabin cafe luncheon 40 cents dinner 50 cents Board by week $7.50. Or a $014 Nugget has been found on Livingstone Creek in the big Salmon country. L
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