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August 8, 2019



August 7, 1919

Yesterday was another “still hunt,” and the federal officers after having brought a Ketchikan man to conviction by a fine of $300, began to smell booze again and going straight back to the cabin on the creek, where they found the outfit, he found another man had taken possession of the cabin and had a trunk with him.

When asked if he was going to live there the man said “yes,” and that he had carpenter’s tools in the trunk. The officer commanded him to open the trunk and the contents consisted of about 40 quarts of whiskey, so it is stated.

The Times reporter asked...



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