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44Tlie News Of The Day In Pictures” Member of The Associated Press. Nugget Weather Forecast. | SNOW TONIGHT AND 1 SATURDAY THE NOME NUGGET Published Every MONDAY, WEDNESDAY. FRIDAY VOL. 39. No. 12. NOME. ALASKA. FRIDAY. JAN. 28. 1938 Single Codv 25cts. President Names Mozee Marshal, Second Division China’s Red Legions Take Up Arms Against Japs Roosevelt Asks More Money for U. S. Armaments WASHINGTON, D. C„ Jan. 28,! —President Roosevelt asked Congress to authorize millions of dollars for new expenditures for the Navy’s fighting forces and Army's land defenses; to bolster our armaments, which he termed ■weri? ‘inadequate for the purposes of national security”. Outstanding among the Presi dent’s requests were armed “pro tection, based not on aggression, but on defense”. A twenty per a Tit increase in 1ihe Navy’s building program. Navy officials estimated, would cost the government eight hundred million dollars. President Roosevelt also reconi merded the sp| nd ng of seventeen million three hundred and thirty thousand dollars for the better ment of the army, including eight million eight hundred thousand dollars for anti-aircraft • material. The program outlined calls for the building of two additional battf dhips, two additional cruis-1 ers in the calendar year 1938. He estimated, in discussing the message before nis Press Con ference. that the cost of tW? en tire new long range program will be twenty-nine million dollars during the fiscal year which be gins next July first. The President coupled to his request for better national de fense a recommendation that Con press provid? for Hie taking of profits out of war; a"so for a.n “equalization of the burdens of a possible war. ’. and further said he recommend! d an increase in armaments “specifically and sole ly because of the piling up of ad ditional land and sea armaments of other countries, in such a man ner as to involve the threat of world peact? and security." KENNEL CLUB MEETING There will be a meeting of the Nome Kennel Club at 12:30 P.M. Sunday. Jan.30th, at Odd Fellows Hall. Nomination of officers and other important business. Come. “Cappy” McDougall, Sect’y. HIS DREAM CAME TRUE when Engineer J. B. Weymes, 7i, realized a life-long ambition of piloting a presidential special train. He was at the throttle on President Roosevelt's recent return from Florida on the run from Rocky Mount, N. C., to Rich* mond, Va. Weymes will retire in a few weeks. Noineites Marry Marysville After Long Romance MARYSVILLE, Calif.. Jan. 27, (iT*)—A childhood acquaintance begun thirty-seven years ago in Nome, Alaska, was cl:maxed re cently in a telegraph proposal, which resulted in the marriage of Charles Luther Ross, of Pierse, Idaho, mining man, and Mrs. Florence G. Schumacher of Seat tle. Ross said he visited her in 1909 when in Nome as a sourdough, with intentions of proposing but failed to do so. Both parties later married others and raised fam ilies, but recently their mates died, so Ross asked by telegram' that Mrs Schumacher be his wife. Ross said his first mining ex perience was in Nome, where he recovered seventeen dollars in gd1.d dust by washing the sawdust from the floor of Tex Rickard's saloon and gambling house. The past several years Ross has been engaged in operating gold dred ges in Wyoming and Idaho. Subscribe for The Nugget IT S NOT A PINK ONI IITMIRthatri tat ta» far ML trierele-pataltaf •Itphaal la aa ittntUoB tar la Hutaaif, Qmuay. I’N Nfr> tatfcaa Red Legions Of China on March Against Japan PEIPING. Jan. 27, UP\—China’s red legions, peasants and irregu lars are on a march against the Japanese invasion in the vast North China area—concentrating swiftly, attacking swiftly and dis persing swifUy, they struck time and again at the Japanese com munication lines and Japanese garrisons stationed in the north of China. Observers reported that during January, Chinese regulars along the Peiping- Hankow- Ghengtai railroads wiped out small detach ments of Japanese troops, and at least in twenty instances, sallies of irregulars interrupted traffic of the Japanese controlled portion of the Peiping-Hakow Line, one of China’s main north-south rail arteries on an average of three time per week. The Japanese garrison at Tien ghsien, on? hundred miles south west of here, was annihilated on three different occasions; and a Japanese regiment at Chuyange, a mountain town west of Tiengh sien, suffered severe losses. Ten per cent of the fighting was carried on under fierce guerrila onslaught. Mystery Aerial Fleet Observes Jap Air Attacks UNDATED, Jan. 28th, (/P)—A Japanese Navy spokesman said that a mysterious aerial armada apparently of considerable size, has been following and observing the operations of Japanese planes in China, and he declared that the nationality of the planes are unmarked and not determined. He further said that in several instances in which the Japanese planes pursued the phantom ob servers, that "in such cases the mykta-y planes fled and we were unable to locate their base.” Benjamin B. Mozee Nominated U.S. Marshal Nome WASHINGTON. D. C., Jan. 27, I A')—President Franklin D Roose-, v.lt, today, nominated Benjamin j B. Mozee as United States Mar shal, for the Second Division of Alaska, to fill the position held by Thomas Gaffney, who recently! passed away. Nominates a New Solicitor General United States WASHINGTON, D. C„ Jan. 27, oT’i—President Roosevelt, today, also nominated Robert Jackson of New York, as Sofiicitor Gen-: eral of the United States. He is at present Assistant At torney General, in charge of an ti-trust cases. Jackson succeeds Stanley Reed who just received his commission as a member of '-.he United States Supreme Court. Earlier, Mr. Jackson, whose' homtown is Jamestown, N. Y., will be 46 years of age Feb. 13, as head of the anti?turst section he was successful in several maj-i or prosecutions; one of the most recent cases was his conviction of sixteen oil companies of con spiracy to raise and fix gasoline prices in ten Midwest States. Japan Considers War with China Will Be Lengthy TOKYO, Jan. 28, UP)—War with China has reached so critical a stage that War Minister General Sugiyiama, told the nation’s par liament that Japan must now “prepare for a country other than China”. Replying to a flurry of question ing by Diet members, the Gener al urged foT the second timie with in a week, the matter of increas iig the army and that it be thrown into the conflict. He acknowledged that the “cur rent incident wias gradually as suming greater proportions and that the situation was rapidly be coming more grave. Foreign sup plies are entering China through Mongolia and Canton into China, he said, and I believe the vol : ume is considerable, but accurate figures were unobtainable. Since Japan must ght a long term war with China, we must prepare for a country other than China.” But did not specify what power. However, Russia, a Tass offic ials News Agency dispatch from i Hankow last month acknowledg ed sending war material to China. REPUBLICAN NOTICE Nome Republican Clnb meeting Z P. M„ Sunday, Jan. 30, at City Hall. All Republicans Invited. Leroy M. Sullivan, ; l-t Acting Chairman « AT BONE AND FLESH peered New Vork Board oI Health physicians, as they took an X-ray survey of Stuyvesant high school students, to discover signs of spinal curvature, tuberculosis and other chest diseases. It was the first systematic survey of its Una. This lad is Sam Hirschberger, 14. Other educational systems some times use ordinary photographs to record posture. Four Men Killed Terrific Blasts Explosive Plant STEVENSON, Scotland. Jan. 27 ./Pi—Four men were killed and 15 injured, when two terrific blasts rocked the plant of Nobles' Explosives, one of the largest of its kind in the world. Windows throughout the town were shattered, women and chiLd ren ran into the streets in a panic. The noise was heard for mEes around. Three thousand men were em ployed in the factory which was designed for mass production of high explosives. Are you taking advantage of six monthj paid in ad vance subscription ? 1. S. Diplomat Slapped in Face By Jap Sentry Shanghai, Jan. 28, (/P)—A Japv anese military spokesman dedLar ed that the Japanese sen try w'ho slapped ttv? face of John N. Alli son, ranking United States Diplo mat, at Nanking, was only doing his duty and would not be pun ished. He added. that anyone disobeying orders of a Japanese sentry, could expect to be Shot.. He further said thr- apology ten dered Diplomat Allison was mere ly a gesture courtesy. He also said that Allison had adapted' what Japanese regarded as an. insolent attitude. You can save -2.00 by paying six months in advance for your sub scription to The Nome Nugget. THIRSTY INDUSTRIALIST at national manufacturers meeting in New York ia H. Smith Richardson of Vick Chemical Co. B; unanimous rote of some 2,000 industrial leaders, the association asked that the Federal government remove what It called the “stop signals” now obstructing business prog less. Chief headaches of aaan ufacturers seemed tt be labor laws. Mammoth Home Talent Entertainment and Dance, Sat. Jan. 29 th, 9 P.M. PRESIDENT’S BIRTHDAY BALL, AT HIGH SCHOOL •AUDITORIUM. GENERAL ADM. ADULTS $1.00 CHILDREN (School Age) 25cts.