HOARD OF TRADE ON
OKI'OKA HON 11ST
Al Nicholson. proprietor of the
Board of Trade, is having his place
or business renovated Mural dec
orator Louis Erickson being the art
ist in charge.
(XII Nt'lli MEETING
NEXT MOXOAY NIGHT
The regular bi-monthly meeting
of the Nome Common Council will
be held in the City Hall next Mon
day night at S o’clock. Several
matters of importance are schedul
ed for this meeting. j
RECEIVING NEW FLOOR
A new floor is being laid on the
lower floor of the Masonic Temple
Rice and Buckley are the contrac
tors ou the job The entire build
ing will receive repairs and altera
tions where necessary.
ATTORNEY CVNKIIX WII.li
OnTI’Y \K\Y QI AHTKR8
City Attorney O'Neill is engaged
in repairing: and renovating: rooms
in the City Hall and when complet
ed these rooms will he occupied as
Mr. O'Neill's law office.
The rooms are directly over the
City Clerk’s office and will provide
handsome quarters for the City At
WOHKIXi ON SNAKE
vision of th-" Alaska Road Commis
sion.. is working: on the Snake River
channel making ready for the
spring breakup Resinning at the
outer edge of the jetties a trench
will b«- cut and dynamited and so
direct the running water into a
course that will relieve pressure
against any particular section of
the jetty walls At the present
time no water is flowing above the
ice hut experience has taught the
department that precaution is neces
sary and should be exercised in time
before danflpr becqptos immenent
Where Quality Reigns
and Other Makes
CHEAP JOHN STORE
WHOLESALE ft RETAIL
MITCHELL WCtSBEKB. S**r.
DRAINS llK(il\M\r. TO
OPEN THRUOUT (TTY
The extremely backward spring
weather had prevented drains open
ing as heretofore and considerable
inconvenience has been experienced
by owners of cellars and buildings
located on low ground.
The soft weather of the last few
days has thawed sufficiently to en
able the opening of many drains
and the surface water is being rap
SONS OF THE NORTH
Sunday afternoon the Sons of the
North will hold a business meeting
and decide the proper procedure to
follow in relation to the hall owned
by the organisation
During the flu epidemic this p’ace
was used ns an emergency hospital
and nothing has been done since to
repair the damage sustained at that
SNUMi HOT HOl'SK
Thruout the city numerous in
door gardens are beginning to ap
pear and lettuce is already suffic
iently developed to afford tome
toothsome salads. Frank Kiesele
is one of the first to pet results, his
pardon producing a generous sup
Window flower gardens are
blooming with a variety of blos
soms that in truth spell spring and
help one to forget the dismal days
of the long winter.
MOSQ11TO FLEET ACTIVITIES
. .OX 8XAKK RIVER
With twelve boats of the Nome
mosquito fleet beached in winter
quarters the advent of spring will
witness much activity. At the pre
sent time very little work is beinT
done on the boats due to adverse
weather conditions, however the
jewel Guard. White Mountain and
Yix. are being repaired by thgir
owners. Harry Ewart has pur
chased the Jewel Guard and with
his boat Via will maintain a coast
service from Nome to Solomon and
Andy Peterson has been working
ou his new boat since last summer
and will be ready for launching as
soon as ice conditions permit
The White Mountain is receiving
a general overhauling and a new
The Jewel Guard, with a new coat
of paint, is ready for summer
Water on Dry Creek is beginning
to appear and at the Junction of
Dry creek and Saake river. There
is uot sufficient water on the river
lo enable the Fredolf Gek to be
righted, at the present this boa*
cants to the North and is fastened
with cables to protect her
CiRT YOVR QnsnOJiJiAlKW
Or. May 20 the last questionnaire
in the Current Events contest will
be printed This will close the
contest and those who intend to
compete for the handsome set of
Mark Twain's work# will send in
their answers to the Xugpet Sup
erintendent T Collin*, author of
the questionnaires, will check the
answers and award the prite to the
or.e submitting the most correct
CARD OF THANKS
1 nsh to take this opportunity of j
thank i us the people of Seward Pen-1
lean a for the iwVvwaH-iu Kiven mt
at the Primary Election. My M*i
dearer has be,-. at all times to
rc-prvsent the be-»t iaUven* of th#
Territory amt with year Mappoct
will ousnaw to A» my duty.
Delegate From Alaska.
Ikated Seattle. Wash.. May lO. 1M1'
Oar 4 H P. HHkr Mariue en*i*e.
One 5 H P Standard Marine l San
Oac t» H P Anta malic Famine.
One 12 H P Dwrmaa Marine Bn
5 See JOHN UTCHKNRRRO
How do yen lk» ths Weakly Xu*
«ut* ir it s«;t» yon. pas* It on or
mat! it to who r.ijiit be
ccaae interested in this part of Alaska. ]
Its* mineral S* here but It tak*a|
men and capital t * pt it eut. In
Tvrwst your best ftfead* by $ubsrs»
tn* ta the paper for there- We wtB
LOST—A Cameo pin with *•«
cvrW band Lost between Selomoa
and Coaacil- Finder ret ana t» the
Xapfet o*ee and teeeiee reward.
Late News Flashes
(JKXOA ECONOMIC CONFERENCE ADJOURNS WITHOUT SUCCESS
GENOA. May 20—After thirty nine days of vain efforts to solve'
the difficult European problems the Genoa Conference adjourned yester
day afternoon. The adjournment was attended with a plenary meeting
in the Sangior Gio palace.
FOUR CATHOLICS DRAGGED FROM RED AND MURDERED-“
GELFAST. May 20—Four men. Catholics, were dragged from their
beds at Destremain. County Derry, yesterday andi murdered. Half
of the village was burned.
WAR VETERAN SHOOTS WIFE—KILLS 8EI*F
SEATTLE May 20—Robert Cornell, a return'd wpr jveteran
decorated for bravery, and master of the tug Iskom. dangerously shot
his wife and then took his own life. Cornell was estranged from Ms
wife who refused to become reconciled and he thereupon committed the
SWIMS RADIUS SUNSET FALLS SKYKOMISH RIVER
SEATTLE. May 20—E. S. Horan, former Harvard Instructor of
physical science narrowly escaped drowning when he swam the rapld3
of Sunset Falls, Skykomish river. Horan stated that he intends to
swim White Horse Rapids at the headwaers of the Yukon river, and later
swim across Golden Gate from Fort Point to Lime Point.
VALl’ABltE CAGED WILD ANIMALS FIGHT DEATH DUEL
SEATTLE. May 20—During the circus parade on Second Avenue
yesterday afternoon, two Bengal tigresses fought until Pasha, valued at
ten thousand dollars, was killed.
GERMAN-POLISH TREATY ELIMINATES POSSIBILITY WAR
GENEVA. May 20—The German Polish delegates who signed the
economic treaty settling the upper Silesian question, state that it was a
definite solution, eliminating any possibility of future war between the
AMERICAN FOREIGN TRADE - TAKES SLUMP
WASHINGTON, May 20—Department of Commerce reports that
American Foreign trade in April slumped. Export? were $321,000,000.
compared with $330,000,000 during the month of March: import? were
$217,000,000 compared with $266,000,000.00.
IXTKR1XM TORY DECREE IN FORCE WHEN REMARRIED
LOS ANGELES May 20—Judges state that the Valentino marriage
is void in California and Valentino is liable to criminal action, owing to
the fact that he obtained an interloctory decree from his first wife Jean
Ackre. January 10th, 1922. The interloctory decree doe? not become
final until next January and the marriage contracted before that time is
WESTERN STATES PAV WAR VETERANS BIG STMS
WASHINGTON. Hay 20—Six hundred and thirty thousand* Dollars
per month is being paid directly to disabled soldiers of the world wsr by
the State? of Washington. Oregon. Idaho and by Alaska.
DISTRICT 'ATTORNEY DECLARES CHARGES POLITICAL PUH
LOS ANGELES. May 20—District Attorney Woolwine said that
the alleged declaration of Mis? Ida Jones, just discharged from Ms office
after seven years of employment, that Woolwine bad been intimate with
her. was a political plot to ruin him.
MAT FOREGO CORONATION—CONTKMPhATKS TO VISIT 9.
BUCHAREST May 20—Queen Marie may forego her coronation
this fall in order to visit the United States, which trip she has been plan
ning since the signing of the armistice.
IH NOTTS HOI.P IT PAVBOIA AUTOMOBILE
SPRING FIELD Miss May 1»—Tour bandits held up the payroll
antciaobile ot the St Loots and San Francisco railroad and escaped with
IxiAST TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP WON BV JOHNSTONE
BERKELEY. May 3e—Johnstone defeated Tilden in th^ final
singles lor the const tennis ampion*h:p Scones were ser-ea—fire;
seven—nine; six-—one: aad six nothiaf
TROLLEY CAB CRASHES INTO SANTA FE CANYON
MEXICO CITY. Marek IS—-Thirteen person* were killed and more
tian seventy injnred when a trolley car left tke mils and ernihed into
a canyon at Santa Fe nearby
TYRES ADI EXTERMINATION OF CHRISTIANS
LONDON. May S*—Daily THtulfk Corespondent says tkat the
massacre of Christians and deportations behind Mnsupha Kama * Uses
is extensive and is la line with the Tnrkis* historic atm ol completely
exterminating all Christmas
| CRAIG RHYSES TO FART1CTPATE ANT FI HIRER CONFERENCES
LONDON. May I*—Crain, retsexinr to a Brutish report that the
; government planned another Irish Conference, mated that he related to
j birr any thins more to do with nay conference.
WANTS REPUBLICAN INACTIVITY TO BW'OME OP RECORD
WASHINGTON, May 20—8enator Underwood declared that re*
publican* had decided not to question the Tariff Bill aa represented and
said he wished the records to show this, in order that democrats conld
appeal to the Jury of people who pay the taxes.
PRESBYTERIANS ELECT MODERATOR.
DBS MOINES, May 20—Dr. C. C. Hays, of Johnstown, Pa., waa
elected moderator at the 134 General Assembly of Presbyterians.
PRESIDENT ASKS CAPTAINS INDUSTRY TO SHORTEN HOURS
WASHINGTON May 20—At the White House dinner President
Harding asked 41 heads of various businesses to abolish the twelve honr
day and all agreed to attempt to‘carry out such plan.
POSTAL CLERKS ARRESTED BOND ROBBERY
NEW YORK, May 20—Seven postofflee clerks were arrested yes
terday. charged with acting in concert in the theft of one million live
hundred thousand dollars worth of bonds from the malls.
BUM HOOTCH TAKES TOLL—ONE DEAD, FIVE SICK
SEATTLE. May 20—Poisonous liquor consumed at a party caused
the death of Thomas Gilbert, of the Seattle Taxicab company. Five other
persons in the party are seriously sick.
CHINESE STUDENTS MAY SUPPORT THEMSELVES
WASHINGTON, May 20—Chinese students may enter the United
States and engage in such work as is necessary to support them, without
being subject to deportation. This opinion was given by Attorney Gen
COLORADO RIVER BREAKS THRU LEVEE
LOS ANGELES May 20—The Colorado river broke thru the levee
near the town of Riple, and flooded the town and adjacent sections of the
Paloverde valley. Property loss will aggregate, seven hundred fifty
thousand dollars. 9
ADMIRAL GOODRICH WILL SAIL MAY 28th
SEATTLE. May 20—The Admiral Goodrich, owned by the Pacific
Steamship Company, has been chartered by the owners of the Oamo to
take the place of the wrecked vessel. The Goodrich will lave Seattle sail
ing for the north May twenty-eighth.
BELGIUM AND ITALY TO BE UNITED BY MARRIAGE
BRUSSELS. May 20—Engagement of Princ£*Leopold, heir appar
ent to the Belgium throne, to Princess Yolando, daughter of the King
of Italy has been announced. The engagement will be especially pro
claimed during the visit of the Italian eoverigns to Brussels.
ASSURED POSTMASTERS HIP OK SAN FRANCISCO
San Francisco. May 19—Colonel James Power was notified by
Senators Johnson and Shortridge that he will receive the permanent
appointment of Postmaster of San Francisco.
NATIONS WILL INVESTIGATE REPORTED ATROCITIES
LONDON. May 20—It was announced in the Honae of Common*
that Britain will cooperate with the United 8tates. France and Italy In
the Asiatic investigation into the Turkish atrocities against Christiana in
Asia Minor. The American Relief Administration ha» made the reports
and as investigation by the nations will result.
IGNORANCE AND INDIFFERENCE CHARGED AGAINST FOREIGNERS
SEATTLE. May 20—Ignorance and indifference of foreigners now
here as to history and achievements of the United States are the nation's
greatest menace, according to a statement made by General Ptltcher, chief
of the G. A R now visiting Seattle.
VICTORIA SAILING POSTPONED UNTIL JUNK 4th
SEATTLE*. May 20—Sailing of the Victoria for Nome has been
postponed until June fourth. Swenson and Company will send their 7?
foot power boat the “Blue Sea” for Kolyma river Tuesday.
HARDING APPEARS BEFORE COMMERCIAL CLUB
WASHINGTON. May 20—Harding appeared before the meeting of
the Chamber of Commerce of the United States and declared that thia
coentry “at this very moment is on the threshold or a new era, that
basic ess i$ reviving and country is finding itself.
member non partisan league arrested muiirjwi iaqpW~
FARGO. North Dakota. May 20—Wm. Unks, former Attorney
General for the state of North Dakota and member of the executive com
mittee of the National Non-Partiian League, haa been arreated ■ Lemke
reals cader a charge of embezzling State funds.
WOT FROM CHURCHES AND SYNAGOGUES AWAITS STORAGE
MOSCOW. May 20—Silver by the ton. gold by the hundredweight,
peuris by the bushel and diamonda by the peck are dumped into wooden
and aasteboe?d boxes, sacks, and- paper pkrcels await storing at Soviet
storehouses for valuables. These trehsures were confiscated from
churches and synagogues and composed more than 90.090 pounds of
silver, several hundred pounds of gold and more than teu thousand
ge-cs As a necessary precaution the building swarms with guards.
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