August 22, 2019
August 22, 1919 On last Saturday afternoon, the local committee which was investigating to find evidence of profiteering among the local merchants met and reported that they could find no evidence of anything in that line in Petersburg. In fact, some things were selling here cheaper than in Seattle. It was found that rents were not unreasonable, that coal was selling for $16 per ton when actual costs to the merchant delivered to the home was $14.78 per ton, and meats and staple groceries were all found reasonable.
August 18, 1944 For construction of a sea food packing plant, Chris Dahl has...