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Seward Weekly Gateway (Newspaper) - May 19, 1906, Seward, AlaskaNews of the world for past week by Cable to the daily Gateway. May not Kun for Delegate Seattle. Max 1 he can he assured of Strong support in Southeastern Alaska. It i tin i ii t to. Swineford that it will be Nee a to make nominations by a t it i As it will be impossible to secure representative convention in the port time that remains to elect delegates and gel them together. Herman and utell draw 1 Angetee. May i Kil Herman and Abe Fatteh Fnu Jit a vent round u a draw note 1 to Naglit. It was the Faste Tami he Viest match Ever Eon in this City pro the seventeenth Herman had tin advantage but Horn that to the end Tell crowded him hard. Turner and w Illiams matched Vancouver. Ii. May l Kutej Turner Anil bid a Illiams Are mulched Ufi it Here May 1m. Hie City officials have asst cd a take the lid Oft and permit la Xinu contests hereafter. Puts and to paper Trust St. Paul. M \ a the Federal government secured a permanent injunction in the 1". S. Circuit court Here yesterday dissolving what is known a the path f Trust a general combination which included a the paper factories of consequence in. The country Logia a news print went d in to cents per Pound. Signal corps Hen for Alaska Seattle Max 12 fifty three signal corps men Xvi arrive Here Thi month logo to Alaska in tie government service. Taj. Richardson starts West Washington i. Max 12 maj. Wilds p. Richardson chairman of the Alaska Road commission will Start West tonight to go to Alaska lit vill Pend most of the summer superin tending repair upon the Trail be tween Fairbanks and Valdez lie a will also travel through other portions of the territory where Road building is contemplated including the look in let Region. Sultans women run away constantinople. May 14 a Large a Tylier of women have left the sul tanks harem and tied to other coun tries. The Sultan has become alarmed and forbidden european women to interfere in his Domestic affairs. The scape of the women from i in harem a ascribed to european women who had visited them. Dies and gives gossips a Start Freeport 111., May 14--dr. William Livingston believed to be the father of John d. Rockefeller is dead at his Home in this City. Although gossip has always ascribed the paternity of the Oil magnate to him he never Dis cussed the subject Aud always refused to deny or affirm anything. Steamer Watson for Nome Seattle May 14 the Steamer wat son will sail for Nome june 1. This is one of the big vessels brought around from the Atlantic last Winter and for whose Possession several companies have contended. The Watson and Buckman were finally placed on the san Francisco run. Sues for Valdez Yukon Stock Seattle May 14 Richard c Hilcott has begun a suit to recover from Alfred b. Lies of Valdez 700 shares of Chetock of the Valdez Yukon rail Road. Creffield failed to Rise again Seattle May 14 Joshua a Creffield the religious High roller of Oregon who was murdered by George Mitchell last week in this City was scheduled by his wife to Rise from the grave four Days after his interment which was last wednesday. She waited with several friends at the grave All Day yesterday hut the dead failed to come up. Steamer Portland sails Seattle Mav 14 Steamer Portland ailed for Seward by the inside passage saturday night with 170 passengers and a full freight cargo. Gen. Con Stant Williams commander of the department of the Columbia is on Boarden route to fort i scum. The Van Hook mining party Are also on the Portland. Greek slaves in Chicago Chicago May 14 an investigation by Federal officials reveals the fact that Zickh greek boys arc held in bondage Here by greek merchants who keep them at hard work without any compensation but a Bare living. The boys were purchased from their parents in Greece and Many of them Are not full grown. Most of them work Nineteen hours a Day. The investigation is still in Progress. Albatross sails for Alaska Seattle May 14 the Steamer Alba Tross sailed on a scientific expedition this morning for Alaska. She carries a party of scientists from Stanford University and will visit the entire Eoa t of the territory. Discuss base Ball changes Oakland May 15 at a meeting of Pacific coast league representatives in this City last night tin Portland Francisco and Fresno managers purchased the los Angeles franchise and w ill probably Transfer the team to Sacramento. They Are ready also to he the Seattle a Anchise if the management. Of that City insists upon w Ith drawing from the coast league to join the Northwestern league. Nang w Oman to make her confess Okah a miss. May 15 mrs. Lack son. Out on bail awaiting trial Here upon tin charge of murdering her Ini band. Was taken from her Home last night by a mob and Strung to a tree to make her Tell the names of her accomplices. When the mob took her Down they thought her dead Ami ear Ned her out into the Woods and left her there. The woman revived and i came Back into town and reported the matter to the sheriff prepares for War in China w Hington. I. T May 15 Gen. I Wood is preparing the troops in the i Philippines for a possible Campaign in Thina. He is engaging them in held j March s aim constant target practice. A Campaign of Sham Battles is being fid Lowed out. The administration is still somewhat m fear of trouble with China As re ports continue to come in of hostile feeling toward foreigners. arc generally from the Interior. Missionaries Hay leave m Iii. Apolis. May 7?" Oll vials of the norwegian lutheran Church cabled j today to the missionaries of the Church j in China ordering them to leave at once if they consider their lives in j danger. Several messages have been received telling of disturbances in the j province of Hunan. Buries Valencia victim Seattle. May 15 the chamber of j Commerce ill Send a transport or Revenue Cutter to Vancouver Island to j recover the body of the unidentified Valencia victim which was found and buried there a few Days ago. The bom will be brought Here and if not identity re will be buried in Seattle. To install duplex Cable Washington l. C., May 15 Gen. James Allen head of the government signal corps issued an order today for the installation of the duplex system on the Alaska Cable. This will double the capacity of the service and will require new instruments at All stations. Patrick gets lore time new York. May 15 gov. Higgins today granted another respite of thirty Days to Albert t. Patrick the lawyer convicted of the murder of his milion Aire client William m. Kice and sentenced to he electrocuted. The Date of execution is postponed to Junne 1" to allow Patrick s attorney time to present arguments for a commutation of sentence. Alaska Yukon trustees to meet Seattle. May 15a meeting of the Alaska Yukon exposition trustees will be held this week to Complete a per manent organization. J. E. Chilberg will probably be elected president. The Secretary ship is in doubt with the chances favouring William m. Sheffield Secretary of the Alaska club. Refuses to sell los Angeles Oakland May 16morlev backed Down yesterday from the proposition to sell the los Angeles base Hall team. There will be a fight Over it and the struggle for a dissolution of the Pacific i coast league will probably continue. Cordelia Botkin does to prison san Francisco May 16after a tight for Liberty continuing eight years mrs. Cordelia Botkin was taken to the san Quentin Penitentiary yesterday to serve a life sentence for the murder of mrs. Downing. She was tried twice and the supreme court has just affirmed the second judgment of con j vie Tion. Capture three train robbers Vancouver b. C., May 16three men have been arrested As members of the gang of train robbers who held up a Canadian Pacific passenger and mail train near Kamloops last week. One Man caught near Cap Perun Lake has been identified by Railroad officials As Bill Miner who helped to hold up the same train near Mission Junction two years ago. A second is William Dunn a mining Man from Ashcroft. The third Man is unknown. Dunn is the Man who did the shooting. Round up 1000 wild horses Ephrata Wash., May 16-the round up of wild horses ended yester Day with a total capture of 1000 head which will be shipped to North Dakota. The round up began april 22. Defeats Tawney amendment Washington i. May u the House yesterday Defeated Tawney is Resolution to limit repairs on naval vessels to 10 per cent of their value and to discard ships which require re pairs of greater extent. To Mold land office jobs Washington l. May. 10 the president sent the names of i. M. Mullen to he receiver and John w. Dudley to he Register of the a s. J land Olliee at Juneau Alaska to the Senate yesterday. The appointees Are i the present incumbents. May bankrupt hire insurance Washington in May 10 Miles f Daw son. Actuary of the Armstrong legislative investigation into the new York 1 if insurance companies stated before the House judiciary committee j inlay that not a lire insurance com pany in America will he Able to toll whether or not it is solvent until it lean adjust in losses resulting from the san Francisco tire. The actuary stated further that it will require much time and careful computation to ascertain the losses by j lire and earthquake in the California Metropolis. The question of liability for Tir losses when the original cause was thu earthquake will enter in As it i not yet known whether the companies will seek to take advantage of that fact. Some of them have announced that they will pay tire losses regardless of the earthquake Factor. Insurance companies solvent Washington. I. May 17 senator Ulkeley of Connecticut yesterday afternoon denied on the floor of the Senate the statement made by an insure Anee actuary before the House Judici Ary committee that the san Francisco tire had probably bankrupted a Good Many tire insurance companies and that none of them would know for some time whether it were solvent or not. He Alli mod that the Standard companies an in sound condition and that in Twenty years the insurance companies will control the investment securities of the world. Prof. Jagger prophesies Huston May 17 prof Dagger of Harvard University professor of Geol Joy. Returned today from Italy where 1 he made a study of Vesuvius and says that scientific investigation of the cause of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions will within a few years make j tie resulting losses through fire Ordi j nary risks. He believes that science will soon Beable to foretell both occurrences with reasonable accuracy. Swanitz tells what he will l o Seattle May 17 col. A. W. Swan Itz. Chief Engineer of the Valdez Yukon Railroad is Here and says the con tract will he let immediately for the construction of Twenty Miles of the line. He says the rails and other material for the track will be shipped North this summer. Its $250,000 to replace fire loss try Cable to the Dally Gateway. San Francisco May 17mrs. Andrew Neilson a widow with nine children who lost All her Small property in the fire received the news today that her father in Law has died in Sweden Leav ing her $250,. Rainmaker on Way North Seattle May 17. M. Hatfield the rainmaker arrived in Seattle to Day from Angeles. He is in route to Dawson where he has a contract to increase the water Supply for the min ers. He affirms that to is confident of Success. D. Lane permanently Blind Seattle May 17a son of Charles d. Lane the noted mining capitalist is Here and reports that his father is permanently Blind. Or. Lane was stricken suddenly with blindness when on a Steamer bound for Nome last fall. He has been under special treatment All Winter without improvement. To Bury Valencia dead Seattle. May 17the chamber of j Commerce today called for popular subscriptions to defray the Cost of bringing the bodies of victims of the Valencia wreck to this City for inter ment. A Large number of unidentified dead were buried on the shores of Vancouver Island. Ship subsidy Bill needs help Washington d. C., May 18dele Gates from the merchant Marine association called on president Roosevelt yesterday to discuss the prospects of the ship subsidy Bill before Congress and were told by the president that missionary work in behalf of the Meas ure would be required to get it through Congress. Deny they Are train robbers Vancouver b. C., May 18 Bill Miner and the other two men held in custody Here upon the charge that they were in the gang which held up and robbed a Canadian Pacific train near Kamloops last week have employed an attorney to defend them. They deny the charge absolutely and claim that they Are miners. Wants to Pray for editors Philadelphia May 18bishop fal lows in an address before the re formed episcopal Council last night said no revision of the prayer Hook would be Complete without mention of editors. He allium de that no class of men need More the intercession of the Church with to c throne of Grace. On the other hand the Bishop said the pulpit might learn much and improve itself greatly by adopting the Snappy style of modern newspaper editorials. House passes naval Bill Washington i. May 18 the i House passed the naval appropriation j Bill yesterday As reported from commit tee carrying $100,000, met for All Pur 1 poses and including $ ,000,000 for a battleship. Provisions for the building 1 of naval vessels allow a 4 per cent Dif j pc rental in favor of warships con 1 strutted on the Pacific coast. Shoemaker stabs Justice of peace Seattle. May 18 Justice of the peace j. Ii. Todd of South Seattle was severely Cut in the Groin yesterday by r. L. , a Shoemaker in a Light in the latter s shop Over a disputed a j count. Todd is veil known in state politics As Farmer Todd. Try to crack sub Treasury san Francisco May Law soldiers last night surprised Safe crackers at work j on vaults of the sub Treasury. About thirty shots were exchanged hut the j burglars All escaped. The vaults con j trained $10,000,000. E. R. Gray resigns As wharf agent gives lip place he has held since Railroad started and is succeeded by t. H. Banbury k. R. Gray has resigned the Post of wharf agent of the Railroad com pany and will be succeeded by t. Ii. Banbury who has been his assistant. The change will take place at the end of this week. Or. Gray gives up his Railroad Job to devote his entire time to the business of the Kenai lumber & fuel company in which he is Large july interested. Or. Gray was one of the original band of immigrants who came to the head of resurrection Bay August 28, to ? and started the town of Seward. He became wha Finger for the Railroad company As soon As it built the first Dock and has been in the company s employ since the Day he landed. He leaves the place now simply because his time is Worth More to him in his private business. Treasurer Stewart and other officials unite in saying that or. Grays work has been of the Best Quality and his services entirely Satis factory to the company in every Way. Thomas h. Banbury who succeeds to the place has been in the office with or. Gray All Winter. Before that he was an employee of the Northwestern steamship company As a Purser on its steamers. May Divide precinct u. S. Commissioner May create Sev eral election districts a copy of the Alaska Delegate Bill As passed by Congress and signed by the president has been received by the Gateway from congressman Cushman. It is quite Long and its main provisions have already been printed. A clause which will interest Alaska residents is the one governing election districts in precincts outside of incorporated towns. This clause gives to the u. S. Commissioner of a precinct the Power to subdivide it into election districts. The clause reads As follows Sec. 5. That All of the territory in each recording District now existing or hereafter created situated outside of an incorporated town shall for the purposes of this act constitute one election District that in each year in which a Delegate is to be elected the commissioner in each of said elec Tion districts shall at least thirty Days before the Date of said first election and at least sixty Days before the Date of each subsequent election Issue an order and notice signed by him and entered in his records in a Book to be kept by him for that purpose in which said order and notice he shall first. Divide his election District into such number of voting precincts As May in his judgment be necessary or convenient defining the boundaries of each precinct by natural objects and permanent monuments or landmarks As far As practicable and in such Man Ner that the boundaries of each can be readily determined and become Gener ally known from such description specify a polling place in each of said precincts and give to each voting precinct an appropriate name by which the same shall thereafter be designated provided however that no such voting precinct shall be established with less than thirty qualified voters resident therein that the precincts established As aforesaid shall remain As permanent precincts for All subsequent elections unless discontinued or changed by order of the commissioner of that officials of the Treadwell mine have sent experts to investigate the Chicha gof Gold strike near Sitka. The hew Oregon game the Only first class place in Seward open Day and night Kenai lumber 4 fuel co. Carry a Lark Stock of lumber lath shingles windows doors hardware Cement plaster Coal gasoline powder Etc., Etc. Northwestern steamship company carrying u. S. Mail and express fun Rocc of pamper Nofe Ion Satis from Seattle outside route for Seward la piss Octal Letl us Luuis May t and every 20days thereafter. Sails from Seward for Seattle May 10 and every 20 Days thereafter. Car Canity i Ada sails from Seattle 1st of each month for Seward and Way Ollo Alv 11\ a Lral a ports on inside passage. Connect Ink at Seldovia with Cook Inlet steamers. Return Iii sails from Seward 18th of each month. Car Canta Ana sails from Seattle pith of each month same route As the Santa Oil T i ? Clara. Returning sails from Seward 29th of each month car had 4 sails from Seward 27th of each month for Unalaska. Dutch Harbor Oil uuk/4 and Way ports. Returning leaves Seward about 1 Ith of each month. For transportation. Berth reservations freight Rutes Etc. Call on f i tii of. Agent. Coleman House Seward. Alaska 1 " d. F. Trowbridge. Genl mgr. E. G. Mcmicken. G. P. And t. At. Seattle. Wash. General offices 808 first ave. Seattle. Alaska coast company steamers Portland and Bertha Portland sails from Seattle via. Juneau 15th of each month Portland sails from Seward via. Juneau 28th of each month. Bertha sails from Seattle via. Juneau 25th of each month. Bertha sails from Seward via. Juneau 8th of each month. Connecting with steamers at Seldovia for All Points on Cook Inlet passenger service unexcelled for rapid delivery of freight and passenger rates and berths apply to Brown & Hawkins agents. Seattle office 101 first ave. S. Olympia the Beer of Beers its the water. Olympia brewing co., g. S. Robison. Manager Seattle office 106 Jackson St. The Washington Trust co Corner first Avenue and Madison Street Seattle Wash. Invites business by mail or express. Pays interest on All accounts paid capital and surplus $525,000
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