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News from 25-50-75-100 years ago

September 19, 1919 Olaf Arness, of the Arness Lumber Company, returned from the south on the last trip of the City of Seattle and reports that arrangements have been made for the mill to start within the next few weeks. “You can tell the people of Petersburg that starting next spring the mill will run at full capacity and employ about 100 men.” This fall the mill will not run full capacity and will employ about 46 men in the mill and logging woods.

September 22, 1944 Recent arrivals in Petersburg were Mrs. Gordon Parr, Ronald and Patricia, and Mrs. Parr’s sister, Jayne Gedelman. The Parrs are...


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