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“The Mews of the Day In Pictures” Member of The Associated Press. | Ni»,r"'p* Weather Forecast. LIGHT SNOW AND WARMTH HT AND TUESDAY IHE NOME NUGGET Published Every MONDAY. WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY VOL. 39. No. 4. NOME. ALASKA. MONDAY. JAN. 10. 1938. Single Cody 25cts. Alaska Steamers Tied Up by Strike Jap ar e ze To Decide as to Future War On China WATER WINGS FOR SOVIET COMMERCE settle gracefully to the surface of Chesapeake Bay as the 63,000-pound flying boat alights following a successful test flight before being dismantled for delivery. An American factory built the 46-passenger trans-oceanic giant for the Rus sian government’s Amtorg Trading Corporation. Largest sky ship ever built in the United States, it may be forerunner of a new mercantile marine. Seeking Power Continue War China 4 Years (By The Associated Press) TOKYO, Jan. U). (/P)—• Dome: News Agency reported that Preni iex Prince Konoye sought an un derstanding with his cabinet as to continuing the war against China for four more year.-, and also for a four year replenish ment plan, which was described a; calling for the closest coopera tion of industrial, economic and financial interests, with stress on; development of industry, and that if,be developed in coaro nu '.<n with th. six year national defen-1 se plan, derails of which are still undisclosed. The dispatch further said that Japan's final attitude toward China was expected to be deter mined tomorrow at a joint con ference of Imperial headquarters and cabinet. You can save $2.00 by paying six months in advance for your sub- i scription to the Nome Nugget. i • • FOR PREACHING PEACE AMID WAR. Rosika .ichwirnmer (left). Hungarian-born pacifist and organizer of Henry Ford’s ill-starred “Peace Ship” to end the World War, recently was awarded an aternationally collected prize of $7,000. Mrs. Lola Maverick Lloyd (right) made the award in New York. DuPonts Filed Suit Author Of Sixty Families (By The Associated Press) NEW YORK, Jan. 10, (A3)—E.I. DuPont DeNemours and Company filed a one hundred and fifty thou sand dollar damage suit against Ferdinand Lundberg, author of the book entitled “America’s 60 Families”, and the Vanguard Press, his publisher’s. Lundberg characterized the sixty families as owners of America. A statement from the Company noted that the “book had been used as a text for public discus-, sions, attacking American indus try”, but did not mention speci fically its use or its thesis by Secretary of the Interior Ickes, in his speech last week. The complaint termed as mali ciously false, the charges of frau dulent the actions by the DuPont Company against the government of the United States, during the World War, and the company asks fifty thousand dollars dam ages from Lundberg, and one hundred thousand dollars dam age from the publishers. Fairbanks Man Gets Medal For Antarctic Trip (By The Associated Press) FAIRBANKS, Jan. 8—Dr. El vin H. Bramhall, scientist of the University of Alaska, was pre sented with a Congressional medal, voted him by the officers and men of Rear Admiral Rich ard E. Byrd's second South Polar Expedition. The presentation was made by President Charles E. Bunnell, Friday. You can save $2.00 by paying six months in advance for your sub- j scription to the Nome Nugget. Are To Discuss Civil Aviation Washington D C (By The Associated Press) WASHINGTON, D. C., Jan. 10 (Ah—Secretary Hull announced that a delegation of Canadian of ficials will come here this week, to discuss Civil Avia’lon. One of the most important subjects, it is understood, will be the pro posal of a United States airline to Alaska. Secretary Hull said, that the ‘'discussions will be informal and it is not contemplated that any final agreements will b;- reached. The delegation will be in charge of U. I. Smart, Deputy Transport Minister of Canada. Royal Wedding to Have January Twenty (By The Associated Press) CAIRO, Egypt, Jan. (#*)—On a more elaborate scale than in many years, Egypt is preparing for joyous New Year observance —New Year’s assumes a vastly more importance than Christmas in the land of the pyramids. The forthcoming New Year’s celebration will merge into the festivities marking the marriage of the nation’s 18-year-old mon arch, King Farouk, and Miss Far ida Zulficar 17. The wedding will take place in Cairo January 20 and will be at tended by representatives of all the reigning houses in Europe as well as be envoys of republics in the New World. Cario is making great prepara tions for the event, and getting ready to care for a vast throng of visitors. Green Advocates Maximum Hour Regulations U S WASHINGTON, D. C.t Jan. 8 /P)—William Green, president of :he American Federation of La oor, who helped kill the Wage Hour Bill during the Special Session of Congress, advocated ;he "Maximum-Hour” for regu ation of industrial employment, A-hich would mean the ending of ihe slump, he tesified before the Senate Committee before he took :he stand. President Robert Wood of Sears Roabuck mall order house, told the committee that employment in the consumers goods industry will increase in March or April,: and also added that the recent speeches of Secretary of the In terior Ickes and Assistant Attor ney General Jackson, attacking some business interests, was frightening” business generally, but called President Roosevelt’s recent message to Congress, “re assuring”. Imperial Confab Decide Japanese Policy In China TOKYO, Japan, Jan. 10, (/T)— The Emperial conference was summoned to meet in the pres ence of Emperor Hirohito, tomor row, to decide formally on “Ja panese unshakable policy towards China.” Only twice before, has such a conference been held, once in 1(194, the time of the Chinese Japanese war; and ten years later to meet the Russian-Japanese crisis. According to the Japanese press reports the cabinet has been in conferences for two days with Imperial headquarters, drafting a program “to destroy the anti-Ja panese administration in China." A foreign office spokesman said that Japan is prepared, either for peace or prolonged hostilities. Japanese newspapers said that Admiral Nobumasa Suyetsugu, the Home Minister, was insisting on a formal declaration of war against China and withdrawal of recognition of the hitiese govern ment. Fierce Fighting Cain Control of Railheads China SHANGHAI, Jan. 10th, — Chinese reenforcements were rushed into southern Shangtung Province to meet the advancing Japanese who threatened the Lunghai Railroad, China's east west lifeline, in a decisive battle for control of the route. It appeared imminent that the Japanese forces were also ap-! proachmg Suchow, an important Lunghai railroad junction point! in northern Kiangsu Province, both from north and south. In addition the Chinese said, that Japanese transports arrived | at Haichow, the Eastern terminus1 of the line, some hundred and twenty-five' miles northeast of Suchow, to land blue jackets for a drive inland. Nome Eskimo Manila Drowned Fell into Water MANILA, Jan. 10, C/Pt—Army authorities announced today, the accidental drowning ir. the shark infested Manila Bay, of Sergeant Isaac Kakazuk, an Eskimo form orly of Nome, who is attached to the 59th coast artillery. Officials said that Kakazuk fell overboard from the Army's mine planter Harrison, three miles off Corregidor last night, while the vessel was enroute from Manila to Fort Mills. The body was un recovered. Save $2 by paying in ad vance for vour subscrintior ® s HE WON'T TALK be cause Wii'iam Pcrr> (abcve) of Audubon, la., vowed after his eirl left him at the altar 50 years ago never to speak another vol untary word. New Airplane Company Come Alaska Future KANSAS CITY, Jan. 10. iJP)— Homer L. Bredouw, president of the Bredouw-Hilliard Automoti ve corporation, said, that two men purchased a passenger cabin plane at Springfield. Missouri, for use by an Alaskan air company, and also purchased two planes here. Bredouw said, one of the men was Les Prosser, the other Clark, whose initials he couldn’t recall. The men left Sunday for the Pa cific Coast where Bredouw re ported that the planes will be dismantled and crated for ship ment to Alaska. President Bredouw further said that the men have fur and min ing interests in Interior Alaska, and plan to use the planes freight ing supplies to prospectors and trappers which they have grub staked, to bring out the pelts and gold. Fred Apostoli Right Challenge Champ. Steele NEW YORK. Jar.. 8,-(/P)—Fred Apostoli, a former San Francisco bell-hop, proved his right to be called the number one challenger of Freddie Steele’s Middleweight Crown, Friday night by stopping the Champion in the ninth round of their twelve r -urd non-title bout. Referee Athur Donovan stopp ed the fight to save the bleeding, battered and dazed Steele from further punishment Steele weighed 158^4, and Fred Apostoli 161 HOW TO STAKE CLAIMS. How Mining Claims can be Staked in Alaska, length, Bread* th, how many, and the Associa tion Claim, described in detail, in pamphlet form, for sale at The Nugget Office, for 10 cents. Baseball Doubleheader-—School Gymnasium, 8 P.M. Wednesday, Jan. 12 Hammons vs. Alaskans-Commercials vs. Federals Admission 50cts. and 25cts.