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March 26, 2020
March 26, 1920
A project is underway looking towards the establishment of a paper pulp mill at Thomas Bay, fifteen miles from Petersburg within the near future. During the coming summer there will be available in the forestry department for work in Alaska $75,000. Present plans provide that a substantial portion of this shall be used to open up trails into timber districts that may be used for paper making. This will be the first direct step toward bringing paper making to Alaska and will be followed by many others. There has been an erroneous impression that the forestry bureau has put...