Petersburg Pilot -

Yesterday's News

 


July 24, 1915 – Professor Golder, of the University of Washington, claims to have discovered, through study of the government archives in Petrograd, that Russia's reason for selling Alaska was the fear that, when the country's richness in gold was know, America would rush in and take possession.

July 26, 1940 – The story book case of four youthful fish pirates ended last week when the four young men who robbed fish traps at Point Augusta and Hawk Inlet were sentenced to a year in jail by United States Commissioner Felix Gray after they plead guilty to charges of petty larceny.

The four...



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