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August 22, 1914 – Every fisherman is disgusted with the season's work. Every cannery man is disappointed by the scarcity of fish. A good season had been expected, but so far it has been altogether contrary to the general expectation. And as the season is far approaching its close the outlook for this year's pack is not encouraging.

The old theory which prevails among the fisherman that every three years the humpback is plentiful, has been disproved. Likewise for the sockeye which is supposed to abound every fourth year, has also proven that there are exceptions. The scarcity of every sp...

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