The Way We Were

From the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago


November 10, 2021

Nov. 10, 1921

The longest period of waiting for mail from the south that Wrangell has experienced in a long time, 17 days, ended Tuesday morning when the mail brought by the Spokane was received. Postmaster Stedman had 100 sacks of mail to distribute Tuesday and the Post Office was a busy place all day. Local merchants received 100 tons of freight. The supply of sugar, eggs, butter and other staples was running low, some of the merchants being entirely out of one or two of these things before the boat arrived. The fresh vegetables which the Spokane brought were disposed of very quickly to W...

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