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“The News Of The Day In Pietures” Member of The Associated Press. Nugget Weather Forecast GENERALLY FAIR TONIGHT AND TUESDAY THE NOME NUGGET Published Every MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY VOL. 39 No. 14. NOME, ALASKA, Wednesday. Feb. 2, 1938 Simile Codv 25cts. Mozee Confirmed Today as Marshal 2nd Division Soviet Weather Bur.men Marooned Arctic ice flow i HERE'S A HOUSING PROBLEM which was quickl. salved in Memphis, Tenn A 20-foot brick wall on this vacant building at Beale and Front streets collapsed like a house of cards when rammed by a 10-ton truck and car which had collided. Two occupants suffered minor cu«s and bruises. Chinese Gather Forces in Major Defense Moves SHANGHAI, Feb. 1, (^—Chi nese and Japanese armies clashed in a hand to hand struggle for the hundred and ninety mile wide corridor separating the areias al ready conquered by Japanese in their seven months warfare. The engagements centered along the southern border to the corri dor at Mingkwang, 75 miles nor thwest of Nanking. Chinese and Japanese reports of the battle are at odds, both sides asserted they took a heavy toll of enemy lives near Mingk wang on the railroad running north from the Yangtze River. , Chinese told o.f hurling backi the Japanese after repeated bay- j onet charges against troops being reinforced with tanks and air planes. — Mine Workers - I Back Lewis CIO Plenty Money WASHINGTON, D. C. Feb. 1st,! (Vp)—The United Mine W writers convention now in session, direct-! ed that John L. Lewis carry on the CIO and voted unlimited fin ancial support for the movement. There were less than two dozen of the two thousand delegates that voted against the (MrogMMi tion. Newspaper advertising will develop new business fnr i/mi Admiral Leahy Says Imperative U. S. Add Arms WASHINGTON, D, C, Feb. 1st,; GP)—The Navy’s chieif of opera tions, Admiral Leahy, told Con gress that the “enormous" naval strength undertaker by Great Britain and Japan, made it im perative that the United States strengthen its fle.it immediately, when testifying before the House; Naval Committee; and further asserted that the country and its | national security were jeopardiz-; ed by the armament programs’ launched by foreign powers since the expiration of the 1920 London Naval Treaty. Admiral Leahy appeared for the purpose of discussing legisla-. tion aimed to carry out President Roosevelt’s recommendations for an appropriation of eight hun dred million dollars for an ex pansion program; describing the political conditions of the world as “far more threatening than any time since 1918”. Leahy added that there was no improvement in sight, and said that the fleet should insure International re sipect for the United States, sod “make an attack too costly and hazardus for any nation to at tempt” Kidnaper Indicted CHICAGO, Feb. 1st, (/P)—'The Federal grand jury indicted John Headland on charges of kidnapp ing the late Charles Ross and “doing bodily harm', to him. U. S. District Attorney Igoe said he would ask that the death penalty be maeted out to him. The time far the trial has not as yet been set. Soviet Polar Camp Marooned On Ice Floes MOSCOW. Feb. 2, I/P)—Soviet ui'horities have mobilized rescue "orces for a dash to aid four scien ists, Who are in a periilous con iition, adrift on the ice off Greenl and Sea, on a storm driven block )f cracking Polar ice. The four Tien who have been making Polar ■veatther observations since last Way radioed yesterday, the sixth lay of the storm, split the ice loe on which their camp is situ ated, which is now about eleven lundred miles from the North 3ole. Five planes and thre ships are low preparing for their rescue. Commander Ivan Papinin and lis party are cut off from two ■eserve food bases, containing the itorehouse and technical equip ru:nt by the cracking of the ice. rhey are now confined to a camp >n a stretch of ice one thousand eet long by six hundred fifty feet vide, which is too small for the ■escue planes to land on. Many Candidates Filed Legislature Parties, Indep. The following names of candi iates for the various offices, were obtained from the Clerk’s Office }f the District Court, the party candidates will be voted for at the Primary El ction in April, ;he independent candidates filed according to law will not be vot ed for during tihe primary elec tion but will come before the pub Lie for their approval in the g«n eral election in September. Following are the filings: For Delegate, A. J. Dimond. For Territorial Treasurer, Os car Olson, democrat, for reelec tion. Also for the same position is Dr. W. H. Chase, republican of Cordova. For Senator— John F. Devine, democrat. George Laiblin, democrat Leroy M. Sullivan, republican For Representative:— Howard Lyng. democrat. Garnet Martin, democrat. Jack Solomon, democrat. Walter Dowd, democrat. Fred Kubon, democrat. Wallace Porter, democrat. Clyde Coekbum, democrat. Biuks Seiffert, democrat. Duffy O’Connor, democrat. Albert Mode, democrat W. E. H. Cremer, republican S. W. Taggart, republican Independents—For House: Edward Anderson, Independeni Peter A. Bloomquist, Ind. Edw. M. Seidenverg, Ind. Bernard J. McConaghy, Ind. The Nome Daily Nugget carrier several forma of printing blank] for your oonvanlence — Drodgs Lags, thawing and drill reports, Mining Deeds, Placer and Lodi Location Notices. Voucher*. Subscribe for the Nugget Warns of Armed Conflict Fishing Areas in Future j ! WASHINGTON. D. C. Feb. 1st, I 0ffh—The move to protect Ameri can salmon fishing in ering Sea ! is supported by Delegate A. J. Dimond, who assorted that an i “armed conflict” might follow Japanese "encroachments” of Al askan fishing grounds, and sug gested the possibility in a state ment prepared fcr the House i Merchant Marine Comimittee’s hearings on a bill to protect the ! American fisheries. Dimond said: “I'm gravely ap prehensive unless suitable legis lation is passed that there will ! be armed conflict on Bering Sea”; and added, that from rcfliable in formation the American fisher , men faced the knowledge of Jap anese encroachments to exhaus , tion, and the salmon fishery will resort to a farce against the, Jap anese if the government didn’t j pro ect them and their jobs of fishing salmon. The bill introduced by Delegate Dimond wuld make it unlawful fr anyone to fish salmon on wat ers adjaccMit to the Alaskan coast, , except under the U. S. Commerce Department rules and regulations, and would declare United States jurisdiction of all Alaskan waters from the International boundary to Bsiring Sea, where there is a depth of lessen than one hundred fathoms of water, which the Pres ident of the United States will designate as the Salmon Fishery Enforcemtmt Area; that vessels found in suoh areas could be leg ally boarded by American officers and seized, if found in any viola tion of the proposed law. Japan repeatedly denied. Dele gate Dimond said, that any Japan ese were engaged in commercial salmon fishing in territorial wat ers. FOR SALE—A Lange kitchen range, equipped with hot water coils. A bargain. Inquire at The Nugget Office. B. B. MOZEE CONFIRMED USMARSHAL Delegate Anthony J. DLmond today wired B. B. Mozee that the United 'States had confirmed his nomination for U. S. Marshal of the Second Division. Marshal Mozee received the telegram this afternoon from the Delegate who also expressed his congratulations. The appointment and confirma tion of U. S. Marshal Ben B. Mozee came thru in rapid suc cession, his nomination being sent to the senate by President Roose v _ilt Jan. 27th, and his confirma tion being effected Feb. 2nd, to day. The new marshal, who succeeds the late Thomas Gaffney was re ceiving congratulations from his host of friends and admirers to day. His confirmation, we are certain, meets with the entire public approval of Nome and the Second Division. His ability and resourcefulness, in addition to a fine personality are known to ev eryone. and we add our congrat ulations and well-wishes to the many others. Baseball Tonight Tonight may set the end of the men’s baseball series. The fight ing Alaskans had a peppy prac tice Monday night and are all set to win. However, a couple of new faces at the Hammon prac tice session indicates that the big trophy is still the Hammon pride and not to be lightly lost. Amazed fans may see the Com mercials Cheering for the Ham mons tonight. The fortunes of both teams depend upon a Ham mon win for the Alaskans other wise will win the championship for the season. The high School girls take on the lazers in the women’s game. Another close contest for the ev ening is exp teted. I British Steamer Torpedoed By A Mysterious Sub LONDON, Feb. 1st. (/P)—Th British Admiralty rushed four destroyers armed with depth bomb charges in search of the mysterious maraudmg submarine which sank the British merchant man Emdymion off the southeast ern Spanish coast, with a loss of elevon lives. The British destroyers are unde:' orders and without any hesitation to drop depth charges if the sub marine is sighted or attempted to resist capture. Tho flotilla will center its patrol about Cape Tinoso area, where the British ship Endymion. sank following the attack. Charles M. Larson, an official of the European non-intervention Committee in Spain said that a Spanish government communique attributed the torp doing to In surgents. Operation Fish Cannery Turned Over W A Pries WASHINGTON. D. C., Feb. 2, (£*)—Secretary of the Interior Department Ickes announc d thA award of a new contract to W.A Pries, for operation of the Met lakatla Cannery on Annette Is land. in which he agreed to pay the Indians 76 per cent of the net profits for the next five years. The contract provides and per mits an expenditure of twenty per cent of there profits for the improvement of the cannery when ; sanctioned by the town council. Operations netted one hundred and eighty five thousand dollars, jin the last year. The old con tract gave the Indians about 55 per cent division. ^uhscribe for Tho Nugget. IHtt) DARKENED LIVES SHINES NEW LIGHT as these oattered men of New York's Bowery district raise their voices in prayer ai.d sons «t the Beacon Mission, f or they are about to receive food which they are unable to buy. To them, human derelicts adrift on a sea of misfortune, comes Use holiday spirit .. good will toward men." ! Baseball Doubleheader—High School Gym, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2 ALASKANS Vfc. HAMMONS-—HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS Vs. BLAZERS. ADMISSION: ADULTS 50 cto.—CHILDREN 25cts.