TERRITORIES: In Alaska

A temperature of 40 below zero is not enough to cool the gold fever. Last week gold was struck in Poorman, Alaska, 50 miles south of Ruby on the Yukon River. Sergeant William N. Growden, U.S.A., obtained an Indian guide and dog team, proceeded from Ruby to Poorman, wired a report to the War Department. Excerpts: "RICHEST GOLD STRIKE IN HISTORY THIS CAMP. . . . EVERY MAN IN WHOLE VICINITY THAT CAN GET TRANSPORTATION . . . IS GOING OR GONE. . . . TEMPERATURE STILL 40 BELOW ZERO. BROKE PIECES FROM...

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