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December 24, 2020



December 24, 1920

The business men of Ketchikan have subscribed $2,500 with which to send a representative to Washington D.C. to induce the department of justice to support a request for a division of the First Judicial District of Alaska. At present time all of Southeastern Alaska, otherwise known as the Panhandle, extending from Skagway on the north to Cape Fox on the south is served by one federal court. The court is behind with its work at Juneau and at Ketchikan and it is claimed that there is sufficient work to keep two judges occupied. The Seattle Chamber of Commerce is to be asked...



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