Pilot Alger Graham of the Alaska^
Airways is scheduled to take off
from Fairbanks Wednesday morn
ing in the new Standard plane of
that company for Nome carrying,
mail, pa -.-engera and express.
Pilot Bill Gruham of the North
ern Air Transport da ached tiled to
take off irom Fairbanks for Nome
tomorrow, Tuesday, carrying pass
engers, mail, and express. He ar
rived there from Kotzebue some-time
Pilot Bobbins iu the Fairchild
plane of the Alaskan Airways-, made
another sighjt-eeeias flight Sunday
morning, having ns passengers, Mr.
and Mrs. Bud Lehmann, Ed. Gross
J.md Bud Stout.
AGREE ON PKK8IDKNT 8KNATK
JUNKAU, March 1, (£>)-—At the
Senate caucus held hare Saturday,
Luther Hess of Fairbanks was ag
reed upon at* President of the Sen
ate and Judge Arthur W. F'-ox of
Juneau, as secretary.
The Legislature which is to con
vene today has a watchword—“Ec
onomy". Ail of the members of
the legislatures are present in Jun
It has been indicated by var
ious members that they are satis
fied with the amount of revenue
coming in. and state that if suf
ficient care is iaken and that only
necessary expenses be allowed, there
need be no disposition as to any
increase in the existing schedules
An important measure to come
up soon will be the restoring of
tho commissioner of education to
an appointive basis. Another is
probable action to be taken on the
recent request for a repeal of the
Alaska Bone Dry Law.
Frank Foster, prominent of Cor
dova, is likely to be speaker of
the House, and Lawrence Kerr,
early of Nome. is the probable
choice for chief clerk.
IS ACQUITTED MURDER
BUFFALO. N. Y., March 1. (&)
L la Jimerson, Indian woman,
tried twice for the murder of Mrs.
C loci Id e Marchand, a year ago, was
today acquitted by the Supreme
Court. The jury brought verdict in
after being locked up since Sat
The state contended that the worn
an, who was known as “Red Lilac*'
of the Cuyagua tribe, instigated
the murder of Mrs. Marchand ao
that she could be more free to
carry on her admitted intimacy
with Henry Marchand, artist hus
band. The defense contended that
Lila knew nothing of the crime and
that others had motives equally
strong for desiring the death of
EXPECTED TO BORROW
WASHINGTON, March 2, (A*)—
Ten thousand war veterans, through
out the country are expected to
borrow three million dollars today
against their adjudged compensa
tion certificates, and H. W. Bren
ning, chief finance officer estimates
that this coming week the loans
will increase to twenty-five thous
and dollars daily and (continue at
this rate through March and then
drop to five hundred daily. Rren
ning estimated that more than four
hundred thousand dollars was bor
towed immediately after the pass
age of the bill Saturday, over Hoov
OLDTIME JUNEAUITE DEAD
JUNEAU. STarch 2. (/P)—Thomas
Knutsen, aged sixty-five, a resident
of Juneau for thirty-five years, died
here of illness Friday. He owned
a considerable amount of water
front property, and is survived by
a widow and several children.
Funeral arrangements have been
made for Wednesday of this week.
He is believed to be the first man
to have homesteaded in Alaska, on
what is now known as. Glacier High
way near here.
MOW YORK, March 2, (TP) A
; i<rty-cight page daily paper ot the
New York World-Telegram, appear
ed Saturday an the reauiit of the
consolidation last week of the World
which is a mom ag evening and
Sunday paper, into the Scripps
' Howard system. The paper was sold
by the brothers Ralph and Joseph
I Pulitzer, with an t-stimated sum for
(the purchase of five million dol
lar. This is the largest newspaper
'■transaction on record.
HOW TO BK ftPKNT
! WASHINGTON, Match 1. (,P) —
How five hundred and tour mil
lion dollars of the public building
fund are to be spent, was shown
by allotments sent to Congress
Saturday by secretary Mellon and
Postmaster General Brown. Pub
lic buildings in Alaska were item
ized as Anchorage four hundred
thousand dollars, Ketchikan four
hundred thousand dollars.
WASHINGTON, March 1. (/P)—
Delegate Dan Sutherland charged
before Secretary Wilbur's reindeer
committee, that the setting aside
'of Nunivak Island and adjacent is
lands by the Biological Survey as
a wild life reservation, gave the
Lomen Reindeer Company a mono*
| He declared that the Lomen com
j puny extorted the Qatives through
j trading .stations, while the govern
ment kept other traders from op
erations on the islands,
i Paul Kedkiiagton chief of the
j Biological Survey appeared before
'the committee which is seeking an
end to the dispute between the In
dian. Eskimo and American herd
owners, and declared that breed
ing experiments were be-ing con
ducted on the islands and when
these are ended, the Bureau will
probably have no reason to pro
hibit the establishment of addi
tional trading stations.
Pilot Bill Graha.ni of the N'AT
was scheduled to hop off from
Fairbanks today for Nbme, but up
to the time of groins; to pre-^s,
no word was received of him.
Pilot Alger Graham of the Air
ways is scheduled to hop off from
Fairbanks for Nome tomorrow.
Wednesday, weather permitting, in
the new Standard plane.
amounts for buildings
WASHINGTON, March 3, UP)—
Amounts for Federal budldinge in
Anchorage and Ketchikan were more
ly allocated for projects not auth
orized and subject to revision whea
specific appropriations are requested
and the Fairbanks request has al
ready been authorized and appro
| The second deficiency bill car
ried fifteen thousand dollars for a
school building at Shungnak and
twenty thousand for a school build
at Nome. The usual appropria
The agricultural hill included
money for the extension service,
experimental stations, ten thousand
dollars for hatcheries etc. The sum
'for the experimental ataitions was
sixty-two thousand, four hundred
and fifty dollars.
The commerce bill carried no ap
propriation for polar explorations,
but did include four hundred and
forty-six thousand, three hundred
and sixty four dollars for the Al
aska Fisheries service, of which
amount one hundred thousand was j
made available immediately.
SETTLE DOWN HARD WORK I
WASHINGTON, March 3, (jtp)—
Striving mightily to meet the pleas
of all the needy, in double-quick
time, while protecting the treasury
from any undue drain, the veter
an bureau officiate settled down to
day to meet the crest of the ware
of loan seeking veterans. They ex
pect to pass the peak of the wave
this week. 9o far they have been
unable to measure th<- demand to*
money due to the great lines which
have been in constant motion since
Saturday. They figure however the
minimum will run up to two hun
dred aud fifty millions, and the
maximum about one bdllion. seven
hundred thousand dollars, w'hich
they state, they would be unhappy
PROPOSED INCREASE SALARY
WASHINGTON, March 3. (Jp)—
Congreiia increased the governor’s
salary, of Alaska, from forty-four
hundred to fifty-six hundred dol
lars annually. Th<* bill muat now
go to the President for signature.
WASHINGTON. March 3. (£»)—
The business horizon ia clearing,
find.-* Julius H. Barnes, who states
that things are getting better and
says he can see optimistic signs,
such was his report as chairman to
President Hoover’s National Busi
ness Survey conference, for the mid
winter season, not only in the Uni
ted States but abroad, as well.
The clouds of depression seem
to have been pushed back by light
confidence and business tact, there
by affording the minor business
man. as well as the small farmer,
the -sHpht indication that his wares
ore not decreasing in value but
have a saving worth.
JUNRAtr, March 3. (/P)—’The
Senate of the Alaska Legislature
convened yesterday at noon with
Luther C. Hess as president and
Judge A. W. Pox as secretary, and
then adjourned to complete the
personnel of its officers.
The House also convened at noon
and elected Grover C. Winn, of
Juneau, as its speaker and I/aw
rence Kerr, formerly of Nome, as
Clerk. C. R. Booth of Seward was
elected as Sergeant at Arms. Gov
ernor Parks* meeaago will be read
at the joint session to be held
NAVY SUPPLY BILL OK
WASHINGTON, March 3. (#) —
Congressional conferees reached an
agreement on the terms of the
naval supply bill yesterday at a
breakfast conference with Hoover.
It has been agreed that ten mil
lions shall be appropriated for cruis
er construction, which shall bo done
in government yards if the time
and facilities are permitted.
LATER—President Hoover signed
the Naval Supply Bill today, the
last large supply measure to pass
for consideration and approval.
TO BE NEW HEAD
SEATTLE. March 2. (£>) — Lt.
Col. IXawson Olmsted is to take
charge here of the Washington-Al
a ka Military Cable System. July
1st. according to orders received
from 9:h Corps’ Headquarters at
San Francisco. He will relieve Col.
Frank J. Griffin, who is to be trans
ferred to Honolulu.
SEATTLE. March 2. (/P)—Adolph
Linden arrived here today in the
custody of the state parole office
to face charges of embezzlement of
a quarter million dollars from the
Puget Sound Savings aud Loan cora
"What a lovely jail.” he said as
the door was closed behind him.
“This is far ahead of any jail in
New York.” he remarked. He
staled he would tell everything to
the judge and jury. His wife and
son came with him.
INCOME TAX RATE—1980
G. R. Jack-son, president of the
Miners and Merchants Bank, is in
receipt of « wire from Burns Poe,
Collector of Revenoe, at Tacoma.
The wire states that the rates are
the same as for the year 1928.
The corporation tax is 12%.
Individuals tax is as follows:
1 VzV on the first 14000.00
3% on the seoond $4000.00
5% oa the balance.
An Alaskan Airways plane i-»
scheduled for a flight to Fairbanks
from Nome, Friday, March 6th, at
9:30 a.m. carrying mail, passengers
Had weather along the Yukon
river yesterday and today iiaa pro
bably delayed both the NAT aad
Alaskan Airways planes hopping off
from Fairbanks for Nome.
An unconfirmed rumor waa trav
elling the streets today, that a plane
waa believed to have landed abo-at
ten miles out of Deering. No fur
ther word aa to the correctness of
this rumor, has been received.
OLDTIMH ALASKAN DEAD
JUNEAU, March 4. (J?) — J. C.
Headman, aged sinty-five resident
of Alaska since IS99. died here last
night of pneumonia. He was at
different times a resident of Nome.
Valdez, and Cordova. He was em
ployed here as an accountant in the
Hureau of Public Roads, and has
occupied that position for the last
seven years. He is survived by a
wife here and a daughter Mrs. N.
M. Hayiter, who resides in Los
OLDEST SKRVICE-MKMRKH DEAD |
WASHINGTON. March 3. (ip)— \
Representative Henry Allen Coop- j
er, aged 80. of Racine, Wisconsin,1
the oldest House member from a
point of service—namely 3 8 years,
died here suddenly at a hotel. His
wife was present a* the bedside
when death came.
VETOED MU80LK SHOALS BILL
WASHINGTON. March 3. (&,—
Hoover vetoed the Muscle Shoals
bill, saying tba-t he opposed the
government entering into business
“in competition with citizens'’, and
! suggested that Alabama and Ten
| nessee, set up a commission with
representatives from farm organi
zations and Army engineers, and
leave Muscle Shoals “to the in
terests of the local communities,
and agriculture generally.”
His veto was sustained, the nec-j
essary two-thirds votes of both '
houses not being given.
WASHINGTON, March 4, (£»)—
Congress adjourned last night amid
a tension of spirit, reminiscent of
the most exciting days Ln two
years time, also with the oonten-1
tion spirit which swept the Senate
from the start, still prevailing to
the end. with a short filibuster and
tying up of activities during the
The President stayed at the
executive offices until quite late,
nfaking final hour signatures to last
minute bills. He then said good-bye
to Senate Ifsaders, as well as those
in the House.
Senator Thomas democrat of Ok
lahoma, held the floor in the Sen
ate in a stubborn but futile attempt j
to obtain a vote on his resolution j
for an inauiry into the oil indus
try. He wants to place an embargo
ADJOURNS WITHOUT MAKING
WASHINGTON, March 4, (A*)-—
Three hundred postmaster nomina
tions and nearly a score of miscel
laneous appointments died today j
wi.'h the adjournment of Congress
last night, including the Judicial
nomination of Judge 0. J. Lomen to
be judge in the Second Division
of Alaska, and Chas. D. Jones to
be Marshal in the same district.
WASHINGTON, March 4. (JF)~
In yesterday’s issue was an item
of telegraph news relative to a bill
increasing the salary of the Gov
ernor of Alaska. It was incorrect
ly stated how much the increase
was to be. Today we received
news from the AP stating that the
bill raided hie salary from 3even
thousand to ten thousand dollars
from four thousand t fifty-six bun
-ir.-J dollan?. a year.
JL'VKAU. March 4 (£»)- The Sen.
ate curapl<rfc;d l'~*i nits entire*
organisation with George H. Mx<:
Kay of Nome, as Sergeant-at-arms.
and his wife Mr1. MaoKay, the for
mer Mrs. Bertha Thompson, u* as
sistaat secretary. Various c*>®
mittees havo been appointed aad
will soon meet with the House
JUNRAU. M»r\h 4. (^—Gover
nor Parka' road ti& message to
joint session of the House and See
ate today, stressing a drastic cat
in appropriations, and a two year
‘Mi*pension of a!! Territorial pafc
lie ifv-buiWIn-g construction.
He also Wrongly suggewted th*
creation of a budget board con
siatlng of the Governor, auditor,
and treasurer, and the extension of
the present schedules! of taxation
for two more years.
A further announcement was his
wish to change the selection
the Commissioner of Education and
the Highway Engineer, from an el
ective to an appointive ba^ls, which
would take them out of politics.
Fie stated also there should bo
the appointment of a committee
to prepare plans for the building
of a home for pioneer Itten and wo
men, which is to be constructed
inside the next two years.
Ij»rg« size envelopes, big en
ough to mall th« Nome Weekiv
Nugget and send via first class
airplane mall, can now be bad ti
the Nugget office.
ADVKliTWERg- Copy for ada
in the weekly Nugget must he In
this office not later than Thuredav
NOTICE OF FORFEITURE
To J. A Davidson, John Owens,
M»S3 M*ible Ryrns, your and
each of your heirs, executors,
administrators and assigns:
You are hereby notified that the
undersigned has expended the sum
of one handred dollars during
each of the years ending July 1st.
1920. 1921. 1,022, 1923. 1924.
1925, 1926. 1927, 1928. 1929 and
1930, upon each of the following
placer mining claims.
CALIFORNIA GROUP, in the
second tier of benches on the left
limit of Hastings Creek, and the
SURE SHOT GROUP, at the head
of Alma Gulch and running across
Golden Gate Creek, in the Cape
Nom“ Mining and Recording Dla
trirt. Territory of Alaska, the lo
cation certiflactea of which are of
record in Vol. 190. at pages 339
and 3 4 0. respectively, of the re
cords of said Cape Nome Mining
and Recording District; such ex
penditure being made in the per
formance of the annual assessment
work required by the laws of the
United States and the Territory of
Alaska, in order to hold said claims
And you are hereby required to
contribute your proportion of such
expenditure, according to your in
terest in each of said claims, to
the undersigned co-owner with you
therein, within ninety days after
the service of this notice on you
t>y the publication thereof, or your
nterest in each of said claims will
become forfeited, and vest In the
mdersigned, as provided by said
Dated at Nome, Alaska, January
JOSEPH HENDRIOH .
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