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January 9, 1915 – Delegate Wickersham has had incorporated in the appropriations bill an item of $25,000 for the survey of the Dry Strait. The survey is to be made with a view to ascertaining the feasibility of opening a channel through the strait. The prevailing opinion in this vicinity appears to be that the scheme is totally impracticable, and that the expending of the survey appropriation will be the last heard of it. The suggestion is also made that the sum of even $25,000 applied toward aids to navigation in the Narrows would be of tangible value.

January 12, 1940 – This week the...



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