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Yesterday's News


February 2, 2017

February 3, 1917 – When the smoke of battle lifted at the conclusion of the basketball contest last Saturday evening it was found that Petersburg had the short end of a 50-to-16 score.

The outcome, however, did not discourage the local boys who are confident that with the practice gained they will be able to shorten up, close, or maybe overlap the gap between their team and the seasoned Wrangellers.

There were fully two hundred people present when the game was called at nine o’clock, after Fred Purinton, as manager of the home team, had addressed a few words of welcome to the visitors....

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