News from 25-50-75-100 years ago
April 7, 2022
April 7, 1922 The gas boat Progress, in charge of ‘Spanish Joe’ was captured recently at Ketchikan with the entire crew aboardt. When taken into custody she had some 65 cases of imported wet goods on board. Sometime before midnight officers Moyer Halllson and Van-Zandt took up a position near the roadhouse on the Wards Cove road and acting under instructions from Deputy Marshal Handy kept a sharp lookout for the expected booze runners. Their vigil lasted till shortly after midnight when a boat landed and the crew began unloading the cargo on the beach. The officers then appeared placing...