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May 9, 1924 – Petersburg needs more houses for rent. It needs more rooms and apartments. It needs more hotel accommodations, especially for the summer months. Carl Rogers of the Arctic Hotel is fully awake to the need of looking after transients, as well as the economic benefits to be derived by the townsmen generally, by making it attractive for tourists to stop off here. He is planning on an addition to his present quarters. Alaska is becoming more and more of a tourist resort. Men with the money to spend are beginning to seek out the numerous attractions offered in every section of Alaska,...


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