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July 1, 1916 – Captain A. W. Thomas, general manager of the Alaska Herring and Sardine Company, at Port Walter, was a business visitor in town. He states that they are confident of having a prosperous season. They have not started the work as yet of putting up the sardine herring, but are canning kippered herring and preserving the fish in other fancy styles. Twenty-three girls and twenty-two men are now employed at the Port Walter plant. They have a large quantity of herring corraled. Captain Thomas visited the Petersburg shrimp plant, and he predicts that shrimp fishing will be one of t...

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