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Oldest Newspaper in Alaska
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< (I M K , ALASKA. SATURDAY, MARCH 7th, 1091
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WASHINGTON, March 7. (/P) -
Senator Kendrick, democrat from
Wyoming, chairman of 'the Wil
bur Reindeer Committee, told wit
nesses at a recent hearing that
“native distress” must be elimin
ated before the controversies be
tween the native and white herd
owners could be settled.
Kendrick further said that co
operative plans for development of
the industry was impossible until
all doubt of integrity of proceed
ings was cleared from the minds
of .the natives and herdsmen.
Secretary Wil'bur urged that the
committee formulate grazing areas
for the protection of owners in
order to permit driving the herds
to market. It was predicted that
the herds which now nuiaoer more
than three million head, are our
future meat supply.
Leonard D. Baldwin, president
of the Alaska Livestock & Pack
ing Company, recommended that
live Government experts be placed
in charge of the five grazing dis
tricts, and further said that the
business interests would be forced
to withdraw without protection
from the government.
Secretary Wilbur urged that
(Consideration of Baldwin’s plan
for cooperative herd development.
Chairman Kendrick said ifhait co
operation between the Lomen’a
and the native owners and the
educating of the natives in busi
ness methods was very essential.
Carl Lomen Charged that lack
of knowledge in the animal hus
bandry in the Office of Education,
has caused the troubl£. Ernest
Walker Sawyer denied that asser
tion anti representative Leavitt, a
committee member, said that the
natives should be given a chance
to consider whatever plans were
Secretary Wilbur, within ten
d-ayb will order the transfer of
Indians and Eskimos in Alaska
from the supervision of the Office
of Education to the Indian office
authorities as authorized by Con
gress, which also places the medi
cal and education supervision and
property under the Indian Office.
WASHINGTON, March 6. (£>)—
Chairman Wood of the House Ap
propriations Committee and also
chairman of other House commit
tees, and several officials of the
Interior department will make two
trips west, one of which will extend
to Alaska, starting about June 15th.
The delegation will spent about 20
days in Alaska. Director Albright
of the National Park Service, Re
clamation Commissioner Mead and
either Indian Oomim. Thomas or
Assistant commissioner Scott will
accompany the group.
Parks, reclamation projects In
dian agencies and reservations, etc.,
will be investigated on the trip.
j KETCHIKAN, M'arch 7tfc. (/P)—
; Diptheria and flu epidemic at
j Fairbanks necessitated the can
'cellation of the (twelve hundred
mile trip of the Ketchikan High
School basketball squad to com
pete for the Alaska championship
(games. The cancellation was re
quested by Superintendent Harry
Moore of the Fairbanks schools in
a wire to Superintendent A. E>.
; Karnes, here.
| WASHINGTON, March 7, yp)—
iChainman Raskob proposed a plat
jform to the .Democratic National
! Committee, pledging support to
| the Eighteenth Amendment but ad
vocating a constitutional change
permitting the atate-control of liq
uor and a substitution of voluntary
cooperation for political control of
business. Other measures also ad
vocated were old age pension- and
the five day week.
; Senator Robinson roared a repud
iation of the platform and A1
Smith book Robinson to task “for
jumping all over Raskob". He said
S that Raskob had the right to pre
sent his view. James M. Cox ap
pealed for a consideration of the
differences between, the North and
l the South over prohibition
Raskob said he would deman 1
action at the next meeting either in j
December or January.
' Representative Mary Norton of1
New Jersey insisted that the women
■wanted modification and accused j
Rr hinson of changing his position,
since she had last talked to him.
A plan has been advanced for
raising one million five hundred
thousand dollars prior 'to the con
vention toward a six million dollar
campaign program for 1932.
LIMA. Peru. March 7. (.!*>- Col
onel Gustavo Jiminez. w^s install
ed today as Peru’s third govern
| ment head inside of a week He
moved to bring about a consolida
tion of the military forces, immed
iately following his a&cention to
jpower. He also appeared to have
the backing of scattered military
i units, whose officers pledged him
their support. An official bulletin
late .today indicated that an under
standing was being made with the
insurgent forces at Arequij«a, where
revoLt has been fostered from the
WASHINGTON, March, 7, <T)—
A construction program to bring
the American Navy up to the Lou
don Treaty strength, legislation and
the extension of benefits to the
Marine Corps, have been outlined
a** subjects for consideration at
the next Congress.
Alfred .J. Lomen writer of liolngs
at the Capitol—Tells of Pioneer
Convention Activities V>vomor
Bail Next Tuesday' incites
Sick of Flu »t tlune.,,1—
At the request of the publisher
of the Nome Nugget Alfred J.
Lomen. Senator from this division,
wires the following interesting
news items. Before sending his
information the Mug-get informed
Mr. Lomen that we had already
received all information relative
to the opening of the legislative
bodies, in order that duplication
may not occur. The preceding
events will be found in the other
columns of this issue- under page
three and four.
Junea.u. March 6. 1931.
Nugget, Nome.
The Pioneers convention held
February 25th to 28th was har
monious. interesting and construc
tive. Nome was represented by
Senators Sundq,uist and Lomen j
and Representatives Burgh and |
The convention authorized the
issuance of charters to “Log Cabin
organization" for juniors and pass
ed a resolution for the construe-1
ing of a Pioneers Home at Anchor j
Juneau entertained the conver |
tion royally.
The Governor's reception and
ball is scheduled for Tuesday, and
Nomeites and their wives will be
there with bells on to show them
we are not out of date or step I
with the times or fashion.
Senators Sundquist and Lomen
today introduced a bill authoriz
ing the territory to reimburse dep
uty George Wagner in the sum of
-$2605 for monies expended while
accompanying Dr. Benson during
an epidemic in the winter of 19 2S
Nomeites Sick of Flu
Mr and Mrs. George Helierich,
and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Sund
quis't. Henry Burgh, Cliff M. Allyn,
And\ Nylen George McKay and
many others have been confiined
to their rooms on account of an
atitack of flu. However, all are
improving and they are in no dan
ger and hope to be going strong
bv Monday next.
What to use in place of money
is our greatest worry this session,
but we do not believe it is as
dark as it is ipainted to us here, f
Greetings to all.
Alfred J. Lomen.
NEW DELHI. India, March 7,
(4>)—Mahatma Gandhi, and Vic
eroy Lord Irwin signed a truce to
day ending a year-long civil dis
obedtance campaign. This has been
regarded around here as a triumph
for Gandhi's doctrine of non-viol
ence, paving a way for self govern
FAIRBANKS. March 7, {#)
Whooping cough raging in the
Goodnewa Bay district ha.* already
caused fourteen deaths t was re
ported to I)t. J. A. Sutherland to
day. local Territorial Health Offi
cer, by Dr. Myers of the Bureau of
Education who wag sent there.
WASHINGTON. March 7. (^P) —
The National Committee of tiifc
Democratic party, meeting here
have caused several of the party
leaders and chiefs to come forth
and state their views to the press.
Despite the fact of several small
groups wishing to "hash * out herd
problems of the party. G o majority
of those present are -* ?' tl that
the meeting will wind Sp with har
mony on all sides, including the
question of the prohibition high
light in the 1932 campaigns.
A1 Smith was on hand, disclaim
ing any kno..lodge of proposals for
abolishing prohibition as an issue,
and when interviewed gave tin
newspapers something to talk about.
He caused widespread comment
and interpretation^ that he was
at.il! very much in the picture as
a presidential candidate. When
asked about Govtlrnor Roosevelt
as a candidate for president. Smith,
said “This is not the time to dis
cuss it. It is a matter to be decid
ed by someone more important than
I. and that means a National Con
MIAMI. March 7. (/p) —Prime
Camera, despite his celebrated
cracked rib received the decision
of Referee EJmer McLelfcand, in a
close ten round battle with Jimmy
Maloney, in which there were no
knockdowns. The crowd of twenty
thousand spectators booed lustily
when the decision was proclaimed
Camera’s weight 273 pounds and
Maloney’s 200 pounds. The re
ceipts totalled seventy-five thousand
dollars. Many notables were at the
gervtvl From 4 to 7:5tO P. M.
$ 1.25
Pilot Jou Croaaon. of the Alan
kan Airways, flying the fast Stear
man biplane, hopped off from Fair
banks this morning at 8:16 with
an,itr.vin diptheria serum for use
at Barrow where a large percent
age of the population are ill.
! The plahe is expected to return
to Fairbanks tomorrow via Kotze
BOSTON. March 7, (/P)—Twice
w'ithin twelve hours, an extreme
ly high tide has been churned into
a raging flood by a powerful on
shore giale, wrecked property which
has been estimated at 3 million
dollars, along the p^-.^nv - and
at this city. Huniii ’ fiavo been
driven from their homes and var
ious summer communities entirely
washed out to sea. No deaths
have so far been reported. The
Red Cross provided cots for the.
homeless and the city has furnish
ed food and clothing for refugees.
Much water fills the waterfront
streets of Boston and in some plac
es stands two feet deep in the
airplane accident
ROSE BURG, Ore , March 7. (/P)
— H- E. Smith was burned severely
about the arms and face, and P
E. Hanson was injured in the eye,
in the forced landing of a Pacific
Air Transport airmail plane, piloted!
by Grover Tyler, twenty miles east
of here at midnight last night.
Smith and Hanson were from
Seattle, and another passenger C
L. St&vens of Boston and the pil
ot were uninjured. Tyler was forc
ed to make a landing when fire
was discovered in the mail com
partment. Both wings were rip
ped off in landing. The mail was
only slightly damaged.
PARIS, March 7, f/P)—An agree
ment for the further limitations of
naval armaments, involving a modi
fication of the London Treaty, was
concluded today by France, Italy,
and Great Britain. The text of
the agreement will be cabled to the
capitol at Washington and to Tok
yo, with recommendaitions that it
be approved. Foreign Minister
Briand approved yesterday the Pro
position brought from Rome by
Arthur Henderson, British Foreign
Minister, where Italy had agreed.
Briand said that the details of the
agreement, would be published soon
in all countries involved, probab
ly next Wednesday. The agree
ment was reported to involve fur
ther reductions from the London
agreement, to which the United
States and Japan will be asked to
Airplane Envelopes. 2 5cts. p,?r
dozen at Nugget Office.

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