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The Way We Were


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

May 11, 1916: A party of men of more than usual interest were in Wrangell this week. They were Dougal MacDonald, Jack Moran, Lloyd Simpson and Thomas Hankins, all of Telegraph, and bound to join the British forces at the front. The boys were given a big farewell reception at Telegraph on the eve of their departure and have many beautiful and useful tokens from their friends there. During their stay in Wrangell a purse was subscribed and a small bear cub was purchased and presented to the boys who are taking it to the front as a mascot for their...

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