July 22, 2021
July 22, 1921
The coal famine, which has been in force in Petersburg since almost the first week of the steamer strike, was broken last week when the freighter Redondo arrived from the south and unloaded several hundred tons of Nananimo coal for local dealers. The delivery cars of the Trading Union and Hogue & Tveten have been kept busy since that time delivering the stack of coal orders which have been piling up. Practically every business house and residence in the city were entirely out of coal but fortunately the weather has been extremely warm and clear during the time the town was...