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fHUHSDAY
(TELEGRAPHIC
MAKRS A NSW K K SIGN
ANCHORAGE, March {!?)
Neiminen flew across Kniek
Arm yesterday in answer to a sig
nal tire, 3nd found George Tarter
who walked from Little Susitna
lliver where George Clyde a trap
per. died February 27, apparently
of o heart attack. Matt flew to
ttw- cabin with Carter and brought
.M-s. Clyde and the body of her
husband back to Anchorage.
AVIS MEASURES FIRST TO
RE INTRODUCED J11NE.MI
JUNEAU. March 5, (A*)—Twin
measures, the first in either branch
of the legislature, were introduc
ed by Representative Ziegler of
Ketchikan. the apparent, purpose
was for the protection of Alaska's
•box shook and logging industries
from competition with fibre board
containers.
The effect of both measures is
to tax containers made outside of
AJaska an additional five cents
per case by raising the rates on
■anned clams and all varieties of
raftnon, but giving rebates to the
•anners who furnish evidence of
products shipped in domestic con
TWO 4'ASKS J>IPTHKRIA
AT POINT BARROW
POINT BARROW. March 5. (/P)
Two cases of virulent diptheria
and others of milder form, arc
reported by Doctor Henry W.
Deist. Presbyp-terian hospital offi
•ial here. The doctor claims two
hundred exposures before it be
anie known. There are only
enough anti-toxin here to treat
eight or fen patient*, and what we
Dr. deist has appealed to th^
public health service at Juneau,
for a fresh shipment of aniti-toxin
to he rushed via airplane
HIN ST El N A N D WIFK
RETTRN TO GERMANY
MEW YORK, March 5th. (A*)—
.Professor A 1-berst Einstein and wife
who have been visiting for some
'imp American institution-;, sailed
on the liner Deutebland, returnin';
io Germany from California
DAME \EDDIE Is NO MORE
MELBOURNE. Aus., March 4
Dame Nellie Melba, the famous
Australian soprano, died here ol
illness which lasted several weeks
She suffered a strange malady
which it is believed she oontractet
In Egypt, the ailment apparently
was caused by a toxic condition o
the blood.
WASHINGTON DOPE
Washington. March 4. (/Pi Th
•bill for reapportionment legisla
lion in the past session was kille<
when the house census eommitte
voted to table all measures to in
crease the. House membership com
mifctee, and pat aside the Thursto
bill for an increase of inember.sbi
to 485: -the Edwards bill for a
increase to 462 and the Knutso
bill to postpone reapportionmen
/or two year* with action in accof
ance with the reapportionmeut at
nounced by President Hoover i
November on the l'.»30 ceusu
which becomes effective at noo
on March 4th. Under it 21 state
will lose twenty seven seats to 1
PRESIDENT HOOVER SIGNS
BIRD GOVERNOR'S RAIS
WASHINGTON. D. C.. March 5t
Vf)—President Hoover signed til
bill for an increase in the governc
and secretary’s salaries in Alask;
WASHINGTON. March 4. (/P)
Before the adjournment of coi
gress the House irt a caucus ui
animously renominated Nichols
Dongworth as Speaker and Job
Tilson as Floor Leader. Fiftee
republicans failed to amend t
strengthen the possibilities of
| peetea to be Garnet of Texas. The
: republicans will have a majority
of only one seat in the next ses
si. fi Absentees included indepen
dents and five Kansas regulars who
demanded oil embargo.
i ,
I Washington, March 4th, (/p)—
iThe president of the senate with
others combined to pass to future
congresses, the controversy of
; .Muscle Shoals when the senate
voted 34 to 4 9 to sustain the veto
j by Hoover. Sixteen republican^
lend 3 2 democrat s. one farmer
|laborite voted to pass the bill but
lit lacked the necessary two thirds
majority needed to pass it.
Democrats Ransdell, Stock and
* Tydings. supported the president's
j situation during the debate. South
I ern democrats claimed that Pres
ident Hoover violated his cam
Ipaign pledges. Norris, author of
the bill, said he was of the opin
ion that the president was "with
|the powe* trusts.”
PLEADS NOT GUILTY
i Indianapolis, M^rch 4, (/P)—XI.
j K. Row-bottom, congressman from
| the first Indiana district, pleaded
'not guilty in the federal court on
J charges that he accepted bribes
for influencing postofflee appoint
ments. He will be tried April 14,
|at Evansville
OLDEST RUSSIAN ON
ALASKA COAST. DEAD
j SEWARD, March 5. (>P)—Efka
| Peslrikoff, aged 7S. born at Kod
jiak, Alaska, died of heart failure.
I lie was probably t.h0 m-oet widely
i known Russian on the Alaskan
'coast to the Westward and is be
lieved to have served at more
I prefer i:i the case t han any other
| Alaskan. He leaves a considerable
! SAM Hfl.L PASSES ON
PORTLAND, Ore.. March 4. (>P)
—-Samuel Hill, aged 74. the well
known railroad executive and good
roads enthusiast and friend of
European and Oriental rulers and
leaders, died of complications of
intentinal influenza. He was a
j son in law of James J Hill the
! railroad magnet, who lives at
; Marysville Castle on the Columbia
| river, where Queen Marie of Roit
! mania, dedicated his room <m her
recent visit to the Pacific coast.
«1R!*I.4\E NR\K
No airplane activities due to
bad weather conditions in other
FRIDAY
telegraphic
A NTITOX1N EXHAUSTED
AT POINT HARROW
: I>T. UAIiHOW, March 6. [A’)
l [The third serious case of dyptlie"
‘ ! ia and another milder case ap
- peared today. The supply of anti
- toxin has been exhausted and on-y
i one-fourth of the potation has
1 The school has been closed, as
ljwell as the trading posts and visit
t\ ing with neighbors been stopped
l I Dr. (Jreist requests that a nurs<*
-1 as well as the antitoxin be rushed
Fresh Antitoxin To Bo
\ Via Plano
JUNEAU.
(JP)—A fresh
vill be rush
ed to Point Barrow where dypth
ed by Territorial Health Commis
sioner DeVighne. Governor Park
will ask the moving picture expedi
tion now enroute to Point Barro
to carry the antitoxin via airplane.
FAIRBANKS. March 6. (A5)
- Airplanes here are being prepared
- to fly to Pt. Barrow with dypth
3 eria antitoxin. There are two
11 hundred thousand units on hand
n here and three hundred thousand
r more units must be sent from Jun
AIHPL.Wi; NEWS
Pilot Alger Graham of the Alas
kan Airways, in the new Standard
plane of that company, is storm
bound at Nulato today, which place
he arrived at this afternoon from
Fairbanks. He will come on to
Nome as soon as the weather per
sTOKY gangster doings
t7 N RAVELLED
WASHINGTON, Man h 6, (>P)
A story of open-faced gangsters'
activities, and far flung government
al corruption, including wholesale
liquor violations, was unrolled be
fore the Senate, before , Congress
adjourned, drawn from the files of
the Wiokersham Commission, by a
Senate resolution.
Testimony spread through sur
veys of prohibition conditions in Il
linois, New York, New Jersey, Louis
] iuna, and Colorado, and only in
j the latter state was dry. law en
forcement termed satisfactory.
i Somg highlights in the mass of
data were gangster maps of Chic
jago with the name.-, o; three hun
jdred and thirty alleged Chicago
(racketeers, one hundred and thir
teen of whom are now dead. Each
was listed under such headings as
: “dynamiter, ’• “bomb-thrower”, or
“booze or beer barons”. Another
interesting disclosure were “large
. quantities of poison-dipped bullets"
in the reputed headquarters of thf
“Capone outfit”.
Reports of gambling operations
Jn New Orleans were so wkle-spread
as to make bootlegging seem like
•a “piker” racket. Figures showed
jthnr ninety-three percent of the
■ criminal cases in New York state,
cam'1 under the prohibition laws.
! TO SELL ROOKS ON VOYAGE
! NEW YORK. March 6. (/p) 29
copies' of a book to be prepared in
advance in the form of an auto
graphy when they reach the waters
‘under the N'nrth Pole, was added
Ito the cargo of the Wilkins-EUs
. worth trans-Arctic expedition.
Sir Hubert Wilkins is to write
.the hook in advance. It is to be
! the story of the project and thp
;description of :he submarine ‘‘Naut
jilus”. named after Jules Vernes'
mythical undersea craft. Copies
will t»e sold for six hundred dol
lars each. The introduct ion will
be by Vilhjamar Steffansen, who
di-’ctissed the plan of exploring the
ago. The money will go toward
j pedition.
WOMAN, CHILDREN BURNED
CHANTs PASS, Ore., .March 6
(/l1) Mrs. Alice Groat, aged twen
ty-four, and her children Billy ag
ed 5, Jack agrd 3. and Doroth..
aged less than two months, wen
I burned to death in a fire which
destroyed their home near her*,
this morning, when the kitcher
range became overheated and se1
the place afire, after the woman's
father George Cavrn left for work
Her husband William Groat, w!i.
was working in another section ol
the country, had been away from
home for several days.
AC XKPTS RESIGN A Tl (> V
WASHINGTON, March 6. (/P)
President Hoover accepted today
Legge’s resignation as chairman ol
the Farm Board. It is not learn
ed whether Hoover plans to appoint
his successor immediately or wait
for some time in the future. H>
resignation was submitted two
weeks ago. Hoover attempted to
persuade Legge to continue in bis
capacity as chairman of the board
but he refused.
CONFESSES ROBBERY
OAKLAND, March 6. (fi>)—The
sheriff's office here announced they
had ob'ained a confession from J.
B. Palmer, a Hayward. California
| rancher, that he took forty-four
thousand, three hundred dollars,
from the Oakland branch of the
Bank of America, by forcing J. W.
I Cardo&a, banker to ap-prove the
cashing of a check for th&t amount.
Officers recovered the money be
neath a board in the sidewalk on
;Palmer’s ranch.
i
I Cardoza said lha.? Palm- r called
him to the ranch on the pretext
that he wanted bis advice on a
real estate de3i The rancher then
coLi'amied t'-ardo/a with a gun
Miu '■j?.: J the. banker to go to
Oakland and assist in the cashing
of a check. The employees of the
bank became suspicious aDd called
the police, who arrested Palmer on
h:s ranch.
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