By Amber Armstrong-Hillberry
Wrangell Sentinel 

The Way Were Were

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


July 19, 1923

Ray Ready, a former Wrangell boy, who was connected with the Sentinel in 1917, is now operating a Linotype machine in the composing room of the Derrick Publishing Co. at Oil City, Pennsylvania. He says that a news dispatch from Wrangell a few days ago reported: “President Harding was greeted by thousands upon his arrival at Fort Wrangell, and the president made a speech from the steps of the courthouse.” Then Mr. Ready said: “Will you please tell me just where that courthouse in Wrangell with steps is located.” The joke is on Ray, as our big courthouse has been built since he lef...

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