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The Way We Were

March 14, 1918: Mrs. C. E. Weber was hostess Wednesday of last week at a very pleasant afternoon tea in honor of Mrs. Cole. Bowls of golden daffodils contrasted with the blue and white appointments of the tea table around which the ladies gathered...

 

The Way We Were

March 7, 1918: The City of Seattle’s call at the port of Wrangell on Friday afternoon was a most pleasant one for both the passengers and the townspeople. When it was found that the vessel would remain in port till 11 p.m. the passengers visited th...

 

The Way We Were

February 28, 1918: From one of the Dailies of Alaska: “It is pretty generally believed that a bunch of women can’t get along together for any length of time without a lot of friction,” says Miss Anna Durkee, head of the Alaska Garnet Mining...

 

Yesterday's News

February 21, 1918: Here is a suggestion for a saving plan for the household, one that is tangible and easy to follow. Let parents organize their tots into Home War Savings Groups so that the children can earn their pennies and not have them donated...

 

The Way We Were

February 14, 1918: The Metlakatla basketball team was unable to give Wrangell a return game. When H. J. Murchison, the manager, announced a return game in the Rink the night of the game here he made the proviso, “If we have any bones left after...

 

The Way We Were

February 7, 1918: Restaurant and Hotel Food Rules, United States Food Administration. Notice: We, the undersigned, at request of Federal Food Administrator for Alaska, have agreed to observe in our places of business the following program of serving...

 

The Way We Were

January 31, 1918: The next contract for carrying mail from Wrangell to the West Coast points will almost certainly go to Leo McCormack. Mr. McCormack has received notice from the government that his proposal has been accepted. The West Coast mail...

 

The Way We Were

January 24, 1918: Darwell and Grant’s new power seine boat, the Marguerite, arrived from Seattle last night with the following persons on board: Victor Youngmarcker, master; Chas. Darewell, Charles Moore, Jimmie Green, Roy Churchill, Wm. Taylor...

 

The Way We Were

January 17, 1918: Wrangell chapter, American Red Cross Wrangell, Alaska. Dear Ladies: I received your package yesterday and wish to extend to you my heartiest thanks for same. I was rather surprised at first but I’m real happy now to think that,...

 

The Way We Were

January 10, 1918: All pupils above the second grade were given a test in spelling on Monday, the list of 100 words having been sent to all schools in Alaska by the Commissioner of Education. The best spellers in the school and the number of words...

 

Fuel price notices to end

With the next edition, the Wrangell Sentinel and the Petersburg Pilot will discontinue the Posted Fuel Notice that has been published since October 2015. Fuel prices were more volatile then and the price fluctuation was of more interest to the...

 

Mrs. Wilson's 1st Grade Class Our Favorite Traditions at Christmas Time

When I get games for Christmas, I like to play them. Super Mario is my best game. I like it, because I like video games. Brogan Booker Decorating Christmas trees is my favorite part of Christmas. We get to hang our ornaments on the tree. We put an...

 

2017 Holiday Writings Mrs. Miller's 3rd Grade

I am thankful for Landen. He is the best friend ever! I am thankful for my Mom. I used to wash the dishes for her all the time. My Dad and I are thankful for my brother. I am thankful for my friends. I am thankful for my family. by Alea Meissner My...

 

Hope, prepare, rejoice and behold

Four Sundays before Christmas, the season of Advent begins. We decorate the Advent wreath with fresh evergreen boughs and place four, blue candles around the circle. Each Sunday we light a new candle—beginning with the candle of Hope. Prepare, Rejo...

 

The history of Christmas stockings

Christmas stockings have become part of holiday traditions, and this beloved tradition has its own unique history. Just when the excitement of opening presents abates after the last of the packages...

 

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