Wrangell Sentinel -

The Way We Were


October 5, 2017

October 11, 1917:

An erroneous impression prevails in Wrangell that the town is likely to be left without a doctor. This condition has been anticipated by the War Department. When a physician offers his services to his country and receives a call it is on condition that he does not leave his community without a doctor. Dr. Pigg is seeking a commission in the reserve. He has not been accepted yet. Should he be called, he could not respond until another physician had located here. Consequently there is no excuse for anyone in Wrangell not getting as sick as he pleases.

October 9, 1942:


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