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“The News of the Day In Pictures” Member of The Associated Press. Nugget Weather Forecast. | Fair Tonight and Saturday Not much change in Temperature THE NOME NUGGET Published Every MONDAY. WEDNESDAY. FRIDAY VOL. 39. No. 6. NOME. ALASKA, FRIDAY. JAN. 14. 1938 Single Copy 25cts. Cargo Handling Dispute Is Settled Delegate Dimond Files for Reelection to Congress Half Million Chinks in See-Saw Grips With Japs 5 H E FOOLED THE TEACHER and ner 10-year-old classmates by dressing in a short skirt and baby socks and attending classes at Woolwich, England, masquerading as an 11-year-old girl. ?»!; * S’ TerryXJohen, shown with htr husband and favorite doll, is 2? years ole # ud a mother. She has stopped going to school, althougn authorities threatened to force her return. Clipper Destroyed Fire, Explosion Is Indicated PAGO PAGO, Jan. 13, /TP)—A clear indication that the giant flying boa*. Samoan Clipper and its crew of sev.n were destroyed by fire and explosion, was brot back by the minesweeper Avooet, a naval craft, which returned to port with charred fragments of the Clipper after an all day search, in which evary item re covered showed signs of internal explosion; all being charred and burned and covered with alumi num powder. No hope is held for recovering the bodies of the vitims from the Shark infested waters. Subscribe for The Nugget General Prepares Major Offensive I SHANGHAI, Jan. 13, (A*)—Gen era lisc-mo Kai Shek ftev.' to Su ehow, Chinese sources said, to di rect *he at*a<ck on Japanese in vaders who are threatening the Lunghai Railway, China’s east west lifeline. Kai Shek is said to have outlined a major counter offensive along the Tsingpu rail way which meets the Ltimghai line at Suchow. For one week the Chinese armies have been massing for an attack in this area. SALESMEN: We have opening for permanent full or part time representative to handle trade journal subscriptions for us in Alaska. High commissions and bonus. Give full details first let ter— Associated Publishers, 469 Fifth Avenue, New York, U. S. A. A C H AfN GE OF ATTITUDE, sudden as It was dra matic, took place in a Bucharest court room when Site Constan Hninwi (right) heard himself sentenced to life imprisonment at hard labor for slaying his father in 1936. Previously his manner had bees described as cynical. Dimond Files For Re-Election As Delegate Diamond For Re-election JUNEAU. Jan. 14, (A5)—Delegate Anthony J. Dimond will be a candidate for re-election on the Democratic ticket in the Primary Election in April, according to a message received by Governor John W. Troy, who also said that Delegate Dimond's declaration papers are now enroute in the mails. Others Filing Juneau J. P. Anderson filed for reelec tion to the House on the. Demo cratic ticket, he servd during the last session of the legislature. Jack Wilson, a member of the Police department, here, filed for the House on the republican tic ket, he was unsuccessful as a can didate two years ago. PAA Plane Held Whitehorse Due to Juneau Snowstorm The Pacific Alaska Airways plane enroute from Fairbanks to Juneau, stopped overnight at Whitehorse on account of a snow storm in the Juneau area. Capt. A. E. Lathrop is among the nine passeingers aboard. Seattle bound. Boom of Logs Missing A Juneau plane will on Friday, weather permitting, search for a big boom of logs which are miss ing between Sitka and Hirst. The boom broke away from a tug dur ing a storm. Cutter Searches For Three Miss ing Trappers I SEWARD, Alaska, Jan. 12, (/P) j—The cutter Morris left here on the third searching trip for R. F. James and Mr. and Mrs. Glen [Collins, trappers, missing from a j cabin on Johnson Bay, for the I past two weeks. A note on the I calendar in the cabin said: “leaving for home”. It was writ ten beside the date of December 27, which indicated they left by [ boat to come here. It is known that icy gales swept that area at that time. SEATTLE, Jan. 13, (/Pt—Geo rge Mitchell, Washington State i Game Department official, said: Ray F. James was a former direc | tor in the department, and re ' ported to be living near Anchor ! age for some time. Reports came indirectly that James was trapp ing and also operating a road i house in that area, and thal James was a resident of Seward in 1935. 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 1 Nugget Office, for 10 cents. Ship Strike Was Settled Service Began Thursday —— SEATTLE, Jan. 12, UP)—'The cargo-handling dispute which : closed ports, was settled Wednes day. amicable at 6:44 p.m.tonight. ! M. G. Ringenberg, manager of the Seattle Waterfront Employers Association said: “the port will open at ten A.M. Thursday; that the Longshoremen voted to re turn to work and the employers accepted a peace proposal sug gested last night and the dispute has been settled.” Joseph P. Kennedy, chairman of the U. S. Maritime Commission attended the final joint confer ence: I am not at liberty to say whether Chairman Kennedy took part in the negotiations, Ringen ' berg said. The terms of the settlement were not immediately revealed, 1 but, nevertheless, the first sailing to Alaska since the tieup will be the motorship Silver Wave, whi ch clears Thursday for Ketchikan only. Ships Once More Scheduled to Sail Port of Seattle SEATTLE, Jan. 13, PP)—Three hundred and fifty men, two hun dred of them Stevedores, were sent to the waterfront to work ' cargo ships as thus port reopened a week’s tieup. Keith Middleton, manager of the Border Line Transportation Company, who operates the Bor der Prince, which caused the con troversy over sling-loading, said, the agreement will permit the ship to resume its normal opera tions. The vessel is now at Van couver unloading a cargo there, and is expected to return here in the next few days. He also said the settlement provided for the ship to be discharged hetre, altho the method of discharging was not decided on. A preliminary meeting to out line points to be arbitrated cov ering the entire dispute, is sched uled in Seattle today. Last night’s agreement merely provided that work, be resumed pending arbi tration of the disputed points. Three vessels, including the North Star, from southeastern Alaska ports, arrival list today and which will be met by union representatives, are: Border Line Company sailings to Alaska, in clude the Northland for Juneau and Sitka, tomorrow; and the Al aska for Seward, Saturday. KEEN GIRL Freddy—I hear Mabel gave her boy friend the sack. Eve—Yes, but she kept the presents in it. “As far as women are concern ed, you men are all alike." “In what respect?” “Lack of it.” Save $2 by paying in ad /ance for your subscription Half A Million i Chinamen Fight Defend Ground (By The Associated Press) SHANGHAI, Jan. 14—One half million Chinese troops fought along the banks of the ancient Grand Canal (tonight), in a see saw battle to determine the fate of Central China, spurred on by . the presence of Generalismo Kai Shek, who caused a shakeup in some parts of the army command, who with renewed vigor the Chin ese troops counter attacked, going I across the frozen canal, in an at i tempt to recapture the town of Tsinging, which changed hands a haLf dozen times in costly en gagements. Kai Shek Steffens Morale ! At Hong Kong the purpose of Generalismo Kai Shok’s tour of the front was described, by au thoritative sources, as an attempt to stiffen the morale of the re treating troops and to induce his generals, who have be.,n acting independently, to work together. | Seeks Britain Financial Help j At Amsterdam, a group of high ' ranking Chinese diplomats and government officials worked out I details of a plan for seeking Bri ! tain's diplomatic financial help against Japan. “Has your wife any distant relatives?'' “No, they have all come to live with us.” i Pres* Lebrun’s People’s Front Cabinet Resigns PARIS. Jan. 14, (/P)—The Bank of France ordered all exchange transactions suspended until fur ther notice as President Albert Lebrun began early this morning conference, seeking a new gov ernment to replace the shattered people’s front cabinet of Camille Chautemps. Socialists Quit Cabinet Chautemps resigned early to day because of the growing lab* unrest and the fall r* • which brought about his resigna tion after Socialist members quit his Cabinet. Finance Minister Stays on Job Georgrs Bonnet, resigning fin ance minister, remained in the cabinet to direct the nation’s fin ances in the interim of naming a new Cabinet. Minister Bonnet however, permitted the stock ex change to open as usual. PARIS. Jan. 14, (JP)— President Albert Lebrun invited George Bonnet, former ambassador to Washington and recent finance minister, to form a new govern'* ment. A DISTINCTION Howell—Do you work for a living? Powell—I work for it, but I i don’t get it. JUSTIN PASSING Sid Luckman, Columbia University’s 187-pound back, is a sensation, but he also excels in running phi>s and all-around football ability. Even in defeat hy Army, Euckman shone brilliantly. His big test will come when I.ou Little s team meets Cornell Oct. 3i).