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June 1, 1923 – The Petersburg telephone system was cut in on Friday morning and is now working with twenty subscribers already connected up and more to be connected as rapidly as possible. Lilly Larsen is acting as central girl. Service is from eight a.m. to midnight, but within a short time the service will be from 5 in the morning until midnight.

May 28, 1948 – A gift to Alaska from Seattle businessmen commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Alaska Gold Rush will sail from Seattle June 10. The gift will be the University of Washington Glee Club, 28-strong under the direction of Prof...

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