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December 19, 1919 The Petersburg Band has been re-organized with H. S. Halgeson as director and with about 30 members, many of whom are old players. The new organization would receive the active support of every citizen of Petersburg as music is one of the recognized necessities of a contented community life. What town can properly celebrate the 4th of July for instance without the assistance of a band.

December 15, 1944 The Territory of Alaska has a net cash balance as of September 30, 1944, of $1,352,111.17, the highest balance in its history, according to the Territorial Treasurer Oscar G....


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