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September 8, 2022

September 1, 1922 While wandering on the beach at LaTouche recently Elmer Garnes, of Cordova, came upon a find of fifty pounds of ambergris. Word of the find was received in Cordova where Elmer’s friends will congratulate him on his luck. Ambergris is, according to scientific definition, a growth induced in the stomach of a whale that eventually produces fatal results. It is a very rare product and is mainly used in the manufacture of high grade perfumes. Garnes has sent a sample of his find to the laboratory of Stewart & Holmes of Seattle and, if the sample turns out to be what he think...

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