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‘The News of the Day In Pictures” Member of The Associated Press. Nugget Weather Forecast. | GENERALLY FAIR AND COLDER Tonight and Tuesday THE NOME NUGGET Published Every MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY VOL. 39. No. 10. NOME, ALASKA, MONDAY. JAN. 24. 1938 Single Cody 25cts. Japanese Planes Bombard Suchow, Chinks Center Insurgents Bomb & Destroy Several Spanish Cities A BANDAGE HOLDS HIS CHIN UP and wounded Chief Quartermaster John Land of the ill-fated Panay, scans the troubled skies from his weedy refuse as though fearing Japan ese bombers will return to continue the attack. (Norman Alley Pictures—Exclusive Asoociated Press Service). Insurgent’s Air Fleets Continue Attack Madrid ZARAGOZA. Spain, Jan. 22,— UP). The Insurgent military ora mand said that the Spanish In surgent air fleet is continuing a wide drive against Madrid; also that the army destroyed one hun dred government trucks which were moving toward the Arigon front, which were believed to be carrying governmnt troops for reinforcements. A Reuters dispatch reported that the Insurgents claimed three thousand casualties in the truck bombings. Italian Planes Enroute Flight South America ROME, Italy, Jan. 24—Three big Italian tri-motored airplanes, one piloted by Premier Musso lini's son Bruno, took off from Guidonia military airport, on an experimental flight to South Am eria. The planes are named “Green Mie” and are headed across Italy for the Sahara Desert, it is ex peoted they will halt at Dakar, Senegal, two thousand four hun dred eighty-four miles from the starting point, before crossing the Atlantic to Natal, Brazil, and Rio de Janeiro. Each plane had a five man crew. Fledge Actions Unite Workers East And West SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 23, </P) —Harry Bridges and Joseph Cur ran, labor Uaders, gave their mutual pledges of support to strive for unity between the west and east coast Maritime workers, ns the CIO national ;nity confer ence drew to a close, th.y form ed a new United Seamen's Coun cil of North America, and expect to compleet a referendum by Ap ril 23th. Curran was president of the National Maritime Union, and an unlicensed personnel in the East said he’d aid in trying to bring into the fold the Pacific Coast groups, which were recently sep arated from the movement. The remarks were directed to ward the Seamen’s Union of the Pacific, headed by Harry Lund berg. The S.U.P. recently voted to remain independent, both from the CIO and the AFL. An area of about 200 square miles of land on the north slope of the Alaska Range with Healy as a center is believed to be a potential sheep range country. The coastline of the Territory of Alaska totals 26,000 miles and is longer than that of the States folLwing the border from the' States of Washington to Maine. FRESH KILLED BEEF ON SALE WED., JAN. 26, 1938 POLET STORES Braddock Won NEW YORK, Jan. 22, (.T*)—Bat tle soarr h Jim Braddock came from behind with a gallant finish Friday night, to upset expecta tions that he would beat tough Tommy Farr, the British heavy weight champ on, in a bristling ten round match. NEW YORK. January 22, (/P)— Thirty-two year ■ .1 former Cham pion, Jim B. add ek. making his first app arar.c since he lost his till las June to J e Louis, pull ed the dr'- ion out of fire after apparently being hopelessly bat tered and licked at the end of the eighth round. Tiier. were no kn ckdewns, but it wa? a slam : rig bout from the start to the finish. Rfcreo Johnny MoAvoy and Cl i. % 1 .c! ud I the battle for Braddock: the other judge, Chari s Lynch, ..cored in Farris favor. Braddock weighed in at 199. and Farr at 207. L /eivtetn thousand three l.fo-1 dred and si>4y nine fight fans paid admi sions, totalling tire Siam of $80,f!45.00. ATTENTION DEMOCRATS A mee'.ing of the Nome Roose velt Democratic Club will he lieltl Thursday, Jan. 27th at 8:.n>0 P.M. at the City Hall. All demo crats invited to attend. George F. Laiblin, Chairman Publish Monday and Wednesday Japanese Planes Bombed Chinese Center Offense SHANGHAI, Jan. 24—Japanese warplanes bombard d the defen ses of Suchow, the center of Chi nese resistance, and along the main tracks of the east-west rail way to Lur.ghai, a Japanese spokesman said, the locomotiv.. sheds, freight trains, and nearby troop barracks, ware destroyed in the attacks. Japanese columns, pushing to wards the city from the north and south, fought indecisive en g * 'merts at Peiping. There are reports of activities of troops of the Soviet Repuhlic of O i*f .j n" 1 ia in the Western S'-vir'n Province, and Outer M-rno l:an tro ns are said to be wit!: n a few mil s of Pantow, the r : I line to Peiping, which i- now occupied by Japanese gar rison?. The Chinese asserted their <r ns wore attacked at Wuhu, a V / River port, sixty miles iip 'ream from Nanking. SAILINGS FROM SEWARD S i’ings from Seward for Seat tle and way ports are as follows: S S. Yukon . Jan. 28 S. S. Alaska . Feb. 4 Durr .: the late ‘70's and the early ‘80’ Wrangell was the out-1 fitting point for 30.000 miners wh i stampeded up the Stikinej River and into British Columbia. Subscribe for The Nugget. FROM THEIR QUARTERS BELOW DECK the crew of the Panay rush to their posts, standing by to repel the threatened attack from the sky as best they can. (Norman Alley Pictures—Exclusive Asoociated Press Service). PANAY COMMANDER JAMES J. HUGHES, Badly wounded, carries on bravely as lie lies concealed in the Reeds of the Yangtze River, after the attack on his ship. (Norman Alley Pictures—Exclusive Asoociatcd Press Service). Aerial Bombing Destroys Shun Centers Spain PERPIGNAR, France, Jan. 24, 1 iV)—Aerial bombardments spread destruction through a dozen cit ies causing at least eighty deaths and hundreds wounded, as Insur gent fliers, ranging widely behind battle lines, dumped explosives on city after city, in addition a fleet of five Insurgent gunboats shelled Valencia, while steaming about five milt's off the port, fir ing forty shells. The Spanish government re ported little damage as a result. Business Outlook WASHINGTON, D. C., Jan. 23, (Ah—Federal and private econo mists reported to the White House yesterday, that the busi ness outlook improved substan tially last month, but that recov ery is yet unresumed, which most of them agreed, but the chart shows that business’ health is smoothing. One epert call.'d attention to important increased employment in the textile and shoe industries. Another forecast that employ ment would be high , r at the end of January than the beginning, because of the apparent effort of many manufacturers to spread nh<?crihp for thp Nugopt Body Man Found Small Rowboat S. E. Alaska JUNEAU, Jan. 23, </F>i -Thomas Townsend, Zach Gossgarin, trap pers, reported on Saturday they had found the body of a man in a buat on the beach at Lincoln Island, Christmas Eve. The body was froz n and hanging over the side of the boat, his wrists and throat slashed. The boat bore the No. 31-B-118 and is listed as belonging to John Sve, a Juneau fisherman and long time resident here. The trappers said they placed the body in their boat and pulled ashore and made fast, but the rough water made it impossible to cross to the mainland and make a report until Saturday. A boat will be rowed, with pro visions, and the Commissioner and a d puty U. S. marshal, also an FBI representative, are going to the island Sunday, weather permitting. ATTENTION PIONEERS Igloo No. 1 Pioneers of Alaska will hold its regular meeting at Odd Fellows Hall. Monday. .Ian 24tli, 1928. at 8 P.21. Initiation of candidates and matters of impor tance to he cinsidered. Dave Gray, Secretary. Subscribe for the Nugget available work. Belated figure- showed that Dec mber retail trade had held i up to the 1936 levels. Baseball Doubleheader—-School Gymnasium, 8 P.M. Wednesday, Jan. 26 HAMMONS Vs. COMMERCIALS.-NOME’ WOMEN Vs. ALASKAN WOMEN. ADMISSION: ADULTS 50 cts — CHILDREN 25cts. Mammoth Home Talent Entertainment and Dance, Sat. Jan. 29th, 9 P.M. PRESIDENT’S BIRTHDAY BALL, AT HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM. GENERAL ADM. ADULTS $1.00 CHILDREN (School Age) 25cts*