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July 7, 1922 For the first five months of this year, shipments from Seattle to Alaska totaled 77,936 tons as compared with 34,410 tons for the same period last year, a gain of 43,526 tons or 126 percent. The shipments this year represent virtually 39 cargoes of 2,000 tons each, a gain of 21 cargoes over the same period last year.

July 4, 1947 Salmon continues to come in slowly. Approximately 18,000 pounds of salmon, from trollers and packers, has been brought into Petersburg this week. This is a small catch and reflects the present scarcity of fish. Catch sold for 28c, 16c, and 12c. Halibut...

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