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-NOME HI NEWS
(Official News Organ Of Nome High School) MARY HOOD CHAPMAN EDITOR Thursday afternoon a fire drill took place. The building was emptied in a very short time, and Fire Chief Charles Lewis re ported that the High School Vol-| unteer Firemen manned their posts quickly and efficiently. The women’s baseball teams are practicing enthusiastically in preparation for the games which begin Wednesday. During the week the Huskiettes played two practice games. Tuesday evening the Married Women overwhelm ingily defeated the High School girls, but Thursday night, in a game with the Blazers, the Hus kiettes came out the victors by a wide margin. Several of the High School players are making their first appearance on the dia mond. However, in spite of this, the Huskiettes hope to prove a real threat in the Series. The Home Ec groups went on a field trip last Wednesday to Poleit’s Meat Department and Cold Storage, to see‘the different cuts of beef and how frozen meat is kept. Group one had a labratory per iod Monday and prepared cheese custard, welsh rarebit, and egg souffle. Group two is planning to pre pare a dinner for their semester grade in cooking. ■ —Marianne Mish. GRADE NEWS The eighth grade had tests the latter part of this week. They are writing and reading compositions in English class. —Marianne Mish. The sixth and seventh grade art class made pictures of White Acre Farm—typial farm scenes showing a green-shuttered house,; barns, shed, and corn-crib. Much interest is being taken in keeping the room health chart. ( Everyone is drinking two glasses of milk and four glasses of water every day, and trying to get ten hours sleep each night. Well brushed hair and teeth, clean hands and fingernails, are also important items on the chart. StaTS are awarded for observa tion of the health rules, and at the end of the year a prize will be given to the pupil with the most stars. Jacks, the new grade school sport, is vying with baseball for favor. The sixth and seventh grade girls spend most of their recesses trying to determine the room’s champion jack player. The second and third grades are studying airplanes. They drew large airplane pictures for the blackboard, and made a trip to the airport to check the accur acy of their drawings. Very air worthy paper gliders were made from colored paper. The third grade’s study of milk was very complete. Friday, to complete the study program, they made butter. As Valentine’s Day is not far off, the children drew a series of original pictures showing how a valentine traveled, from its sender to the person for whom it was intended. Candyland, which looks indeed good enough to eat, may be seen on the first and second grade sandtable. After reading stories about Far mer Jones, the children drew clever cartoons of the farmer, his wife and children, and the anim als on the farm. Tuesday, they had rhythm— Do Not Be Handicapped In Your Mining By Lack of Machinery CATERPILLAR Is The Right Machine And Can Be Purchased on Terms FOR PARTICULARS—SEE NOME MOTOR CO. Agents For—Caterpillar Diesel Tractors, Power Units, Bucyrus-Erie Draglines, Pumps, Gener ators, Air Compressors, Bulldozers and Winches Northern Light & Power Co. AND Alaska Telephone & Telegraph Co. Second Avenue and Lane’s Way LIGHT. POWER AND ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES LOCAL AND LONG DISTANCE TELEPHONE SERVICE FLY WITH PACIFIC ALASKA AIRWAYS INC. WINTER SCHEDULE Nome to Fairbanks-Every Mon. & Thors. (Thursday Electra connecting with Juneau Schedule) Radio-Equipped Lockheed Electras SEATTLE NOW WITHIN FIVE DAYS TRAVELING TIME OF NOME moving in time to music. Friday the grades went on a tour of inspection of the weather bureau, and were shown how tern peratures, wind velocity, and the amount of snow or rain were checked. Jimmy, Victor, Arthur, and Marvin secured the invita tion as it was decided they were the most diplomatic pupils. Nome Nugget Presents Panay Bombing Scenes NORMAN ALLEY'S PICTURES OF THE BOMBING OF THE U. S. GUNBOAT PANAY. BY JAPS. Norman Alley’s U. S. Gunboat Panay pictures, depict graphical ly various angles of the Interna tional incident which seriously strained relations between the United States and Japan. The1 pictures were obtained exclusive-] ly by The Associated Press for Newspaper reproduction in this country. Mr. Alley, who made1 many of the shots from the deck of the Panay during the bom bardment, suffered severe sharp nel wounds. From top to bottom the pictures are herewith described as fol lows: Top Left—High above the U.S. gunboat Panay, as it lies on the Yangtze River sheltering refugees from Nanking, appears a Japan ese bombing plane—Grim harbin ger of the rain of death to come. Top Right—Tragedy Hero Chief Boatswain’s Mate MahLmann, who risked death to return to the sinking Panay for supplies. MAN OVERBOARD—But res curers are ready at the rail of the Panay. Two sailors, one with a wound in his shoulder, go to the aid of an unfortunate compatriot floundering in the Yangtze river. NO SOFT BEDS ARE THESE, in which the Panay wounded lie. When the gunboat was attacked and sunk, survivors gave succor to the injured in the Reeds of the Yangtze River banks. Bottom picture depicts the gun boat Panay shortly before she sank in the waters of the Yang tze River, following the bombing. (Pictures by Norman Alley). HOW TO STAKE CLAIMS. How Mining Claims can b* Staked in Alaska, length, Bread th, how many, and the Associa tion Claim, described in detail, ir. pamphlet form, for sale at Thf Nugget Office, for 10 cents.