By Amber Armstrong-Hillberry
Wrangell Sentinel 

The Way We Were

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

 


April 5, 1923

A letter from U.S. Attorney General Harry Daugherty reports that the Department of Justice has taken up with the commandant of the Coast Guard Service the matter of protecting Alaska fox farmers against poachers. Assurances have been given that the patrol boats will aid in the work. Orders have been issued to the Coast Guard vessels to work in conjunction with Department of Justice officials in this endeavor. Special efforts are to be made to run down poachers. Mayor George D. Beaumont also received a telegram from the attorney general, instructing him, as U.S. marshal, to app...



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