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

March 25, 1915: The fore flippers of any hair seal caught or killed within the waters of the Territory of Alaska will in the future be worth $5 in cash to the person making the capture, or the killing, according to a bill introduced in the legislature. The bill provides that any person capturing the seal must attach a copy of an affidavit, the form of which is set forth in the bill, to the fore flippers of the seal, which must be sent to the Territorial Treasurer. This bounty has been agitated for several years as the hair seal is acknowledged...

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