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July 28, 1922 Candy Men Spend Day Southbound – The steamer Spokane, with a Confectioners Convention on board, was in Petersburg from early Monday morning until late that night. During the evening a ball game was played between the team on board and the town boys which resulted in a 12 to 3 score for the locals. In the evening a dance was enjoyed at the Pioneers Hall. The Spokane arrived at an early morning hour and landed at the Mitkof Cannery where several thousand cases of salmon were loaded. The visitors on board had ample opportunity to inspect the cannery and for hours wandered about...

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