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Oldest Newspaper in^laska. __Member of The Associated Press
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VOLUME 35. n0117~ _NOME. ALASKA.SATURDAY, NOV. 10, 1934.__ Per Copy: 10 Cents.
(By The Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, The first signs of inter-section
al rivalry in the Democratic party since their victories in
the election last Tuesday, appeared with the certainty that
the northern Democrats were opening a drive to capture the
speakership of the House of Representatives, for which al
so, the south is contending. a
The northern contingent of the Democratic party declar
ed that the South had been in the saddle for four years be
cause they held the majority leadership and chairmanship
of all major committees. However, the southern Democrats
ask for more power, and emphasized the fact that the north
ern Democrats now have more seats than the south.
Representative Martin Kennedy, a
Tammany Democrat, who disclosed
the drive said that he believed “New
York was entitled to the speaker
ship.” This fact topped the lis‘t
among other developments in which
Postmaster General Farley predict
ed that President Roosevelt would
be re-elected in 1936 by a verdict
“practically unanimous, and that the
Republicans were positively thruJ*
The American Liberty League
quiet for some time before the elec
tion, jumped back into the picture
with iis President, Jouett Shouse,
saying that the League would launch
this month a drive for a million
LaFollette planned to start a tour
to tell the people of the economic
principles that prompted him to
start a new Progressive Party.
Roosevelt still remained silent on
the results of the election and con
tinued to attack the budget, relief,
and public works problems.
Promises Quick '
Federal Action
Senator Borah
(By The Associated Press)
WASH., D. C., Nov. 10,—Harry
L. Hopkins, Federal Relief Admin
istrator, promised Senator Borah of
Idaho, republican - independent;
“quick action,” if later he would
furnish particulars to substantiate
his charges of “shameful waste," in
the handling of relief funds.
Meanwhile Hopkins is busy on
plans to transfer millions of persons
now on Federal and State doles,
onto relief projects.
President Roosevelt made no com
ment on Borah’s statement, but un
official advices stated that he was
not especially pleased with the man
ner in which the charge was made.
Jealous Of Wife
Commits Murder
(By The Associated Press)
STONEHAM, Mass., Nov. 10, John
Lindquist, extremely jealous of his,
wife, went insane, police believe,
and strangled her to death. They
repented, he then stabbed to death,
his twelve-day old infant son and
two-year-old daughter. He then
hanged himself after writing maca
bre notes in blood.
TONIGHT, NOV. 10, 9 P.M.
Bureau of Ind. Aff. School
Entrance at Gymnagium Door
“Shameless Waste”
Of Relief Funds
Says Sen. Borah
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(By The Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, On the
assertion that there was “shameless
waste” in the distribution of relief
funds, Senator Borah advocated an
investigation by President Roosevelt
or Congress. He inferred that relief
money in many cases had gone for
political purposes.
(By The Associated Press)
STOCKHOM, Nov. 10—Luizi Pir
andello, caustic Italian critic and a
life-long playwright, was today
awarded the Nobel Prize for litera
ture for 1934, for his general contri
butions. His art award carries a
cash prize of $41,318.44. Last win
ner’s was the Russian author Ivan
House Commons
Denies The Move
To Restrict Arms
(By The Associated Press)
LONDON, Nov. 10—The motion
made by the Labor Party in England
for the abolishing of the private
manufacture for trade, of arma
ments, was defeated in the House
of Commons today by a vote of 279
to 6 . Apparently by the decided
vote against the motion, England is
not inclined in the least way to
help preserve or bring about peace
if war or trouble should arise in
any country unable to carry on
that war without armaments.
Frick Is Named
President Of The
- National League
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(By The Associated Press)
NEW YORK, Nov. 10, Ford C.
Frick was today named president
of the National League, to succeed
John Heydler, feigned. Heydler de
cided to resigil his position because
of ill health.
Frick is only thirty-nine years old,
and is a former newspaper man,
having been head of the League’s
service bureau since last February.
(Continued From Yesterday)
Going eastward on First avenue in the block between
Federal Way and Stedman, we come to the place where the
fire originated, the Golden Gate Hotel. This was a three
story structure, formerly owned by Jas. A. Swartzell, who
died here several years ago. Across from the Golden Gate
were several residences and warehouses which were also
buttled to the ground, as were several other adjoining build
ings on both sides of the hotel. The fire also burned resi
dences and warehouses directly North for one block.
Back onto Front street again where was located The
Board of Trade, beer parlor, card and pool room, owned by
H. B. Phillips and James Hewitt. This was a large twb
story building and very long. Above the Board of Trade
were several rooms for lodging and the homes of Mr. and
Mrs. Hewitt and Mr. Phillips. Mr. Hewitt it is understood
is planning on building next spring, on the site of the old
Board of Trade, destroyed in a November fire 1926. Mr.
Phillips has opened a card room and beer parlor on First
Avenue several doors west of the Telephone office.
Next door to the Board of Trade, westward, was an office
building in which O. D. Cochran had his law office and libr
ary. Below him was a repair shop.
Across the street from this building was the Modem bate,
a restaurant being run by Harry Brandt, and which was
destroyed by fire. Above the Cafe were the dental offices
of Dr. H. G. Hughes. The building was the property of Ed.
Gross. —
Next door to the Modern Cafe was the Surprise Store,
owned and operated by Mrs. C. C. Crooks, carrying general
merchandise. Mrs. Crooks and her daughter Miss Phyllis
had their home in the rear of the building, loosing every
thing when the flames burned their way down Front street.
Next westward to a little alley-way which ran northward
from Front street was the old Horseshoe Saloon and across
the alley-way was the office of the Roust Airways arid the
home of Harry Nelson and family connected with that com
pany. This building was also completely burned. At pres
ent the Roust Airways have erected a building on the corner
of First Avenue and B street' which will serve as an office
and the home of the Nelsons’.
Across the street from the old Roust Airways building
was the garage of the Nome Motor Company operated by
C. M. Allyn and Bud Harper. This building was also burn
ed. The Nome Motor Coompany is now coonstructing a
large building on Front street and Hunter Way, to be used
as their garage and repair shops and living quarters above.
Next door to the garage on Front street was the business
house of Harry Hagen, optician and jeweler. This building
was also destroyed by the flames. The Hagens’, wife and
daughter too, lost their home on First Avenue near the
Court House. At present the jewelry store is located in
the second house westward from the old Pioneer Mining
Company office building, now being used as the Court
Adjoining the old location of the Koust Airways was
a storage house belonging to the Lomen Drug Store. This
was also burned to the ground. Next to that was the for
mer Independent Meat Market and cold storage plant own
ed by Lehmann’s, the front part being used as a restaurant
and the rear housing the cold storage plant.
John Lichtenberg Hardware was located next door. It
was a large two story building with living quarters above
and storage and warehouse in the rear. Mr. Lichtenberg is
now located in the former Eskimo Church on Stedman ave*
nue, but is planning on moving into his new building within
a very short time, The new building is being erected about
100 feet east of his old location and will be on the corner
of the new Barracks Square.
Next to the hardware store The Nome Daily Nugget, was
burned to the ground with the loss of its entire printing
plant and home of the Maynard family above. The Nome
Nugget office is temporarily located in the Bering Brother
hood club house, next door to the Methodist church on
Second avenue and C street.
Across the street from the old Nugget building was the
tailoring shop of Mrs. A. L. Keene. Mrs. Keene, who lost
most of her belongings in the shop, was an outgoing passen
ger on the last Victoria of the season. Her home situated
near Stedman avenue is now being occupied by Judge and
Mrs. J. H. S. Morison.
Next to the tailor shop was the Hollywood Grill owned
(Continued on Page Two)
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(By The Associated Press)
PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 10, Mrs. Clara Feldman, her son
Edward, aged twenty years, and his wife, were all three
brought here by Federal Agent C. C. Spears, who said that
eleven hundred dollars of the Urschel ransom money was
found in their Dunsmuir, California home.
This made more than three thousand dollars of the reput
ed Urschel ransom money, recovered in the past week, dur
ing which time five persons were taken into custody, as the
far-reaching investigation continues, into the kidnapping of
Charles Urschel, for which fifteen persons are now serving
prison terms.
An earlier missle, believed to have been a bullet, cracked
into the windshield of an automobile in which Miss Margar
et Hurtienna was riding. She was the housekeeper for Alvin
Scott of Medford, Oregon, and both were charged with a
conspiracy in Concealing ransom money paid for the re
lease of Urschel, Oklahoma millionaire, who was kidnapped
P. W. A. Inspector
To Be Stationed
In Terr. Alaska
(By The Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, Dele
gate Anthony J. Dimond, was noti
fied by the Public Works Admini
would be stationed permanently in
stration, that a PWA inspector
Alaska in connection with non-fed
eral projects.
R. A. Gridley, an inspector from
headquarters here, has been order
ed to proceed to Juneau, from
where he will inspect non-federal
projects now under construction.
Smith Is To«Fly
Atlantic Ocean
Back To Home
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(By The Associated Press)
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 10, Chas.
Kingsford Smith announced today
that he intended to fly from New
York City across the Atlantic and
back to Australia by way of Lon
don. This will be his second air
plane trip around the world, the
other being made from East to
West. His starting time on his lat
est flight is unknown. Difficulties
arose over the attachment of some
device to the plane,“and are nowbe
ing satisfactorily adjusted.
Code Violations
Cause of Setback
Coast Business
(By The Associated Press)
creasing code violations cost the
Pacific Coast “no real improvement
in business over a year ago.”
Such was the fact discovered by
the American Federation of Labor
Survey just completed.
Failure to enforce code regula
tions was given as one of the causes
fo# code viql^ions increasing; the
drought and lack of cooperation in
business, the National Recovery Ad
ministration declared “were items
of real importance,” regarding exis
ting conditions.
July 19th, 1933. He was held for
twenty-five thousand dollars ran
The assault on Miss Margaref
Hvirtienna was made a few miles
north of Albany, as her automobile
sped past a parked car, where a
man was standing on the running
board. She was unable to identify
the man she stated.
This attack was believed to be
evidence that others interested dir
ectly in the kidnapping were making
threats, to be sure that those persons
already apprehended, did not dis
close all they knew.
The long arm of the Federal gov
ernment, during the past ten mon
ths has reached out and plucked ev
ery major kidnapper, and those
connected with any kidnappings
which approached national promin
ence. Uncle Sam’s record in 1934
is 100 percent, even going back far
enough to nab the Lindbergh kid
Record Is Set By
E. Rickenbacker
(By The Associated Press)
NEWARK, N. J., Nov. 10, Captain
Eddie Rickenbacker landed at the
Newark Airport at 8:45 p.m. East
ern Standard Time, setting a new
trans-continental record of twelve
hours, three minutes and fifty se
conds, for transport planes. The
old record was also held by him,
of thirteen hours, two minutes. Five
others were aboard the plane on this
latest record breaking trip.
(By The Associated Press)
PORT ANGELES, Nov. 10, The
crew of the U. S. Coast Guard Cut
ter Chelan, rescued unhurt from the
bay, Miss Edna Barrie, young flier,
who flew solo after less than four
hours instructions from her En
sign C. F. Fisher, attached to the ves
sel Veganor at Seattle.
The plane crashed last night in
to the bay, with Fisher at the con
trols. They had just taken off for
a return flight to Seattle.
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