The Way We Were


In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.

August 21, 1913: Dr. Shurick of the Shurick Drug and Jewelry Company says the money is coming in so fast that the old register wouldn't hold it so he had to get a new one and while he was at it got the best, of course. The new one is a National and every time you ring up you get a receipt which are redeemable at the rate of $1 in cash for every $20 worth of receipts from that machine.

August 12, 1938: The Aleutian, scheduled to arrive at Wrangell at 1 o'clock Wednesday morning, was two hours late. Nevertheless, F.S. Barnes, president of the Wra...

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