Bygones: When Duluth allowed an extra judge to handle prohibition cases
Bygones is researched and written by David Ouse, retired reference librarian from the Duluth Public Library. He can be contacted at email@example.com.
News Tribune, Jan. 7, 1921
- Due to the large number of liquor cases, two federal judges may sit in Duluth for the term of Federal Court which opens Jan. 18. In the past, only one judge at a time has been in Duluth because there is only one federal courtroom.
- A bill introduced in the Minnesota Senate yesterday would allow the city of Duluth to connect its boulevard system with Jay Cooke State Park. The bill would permit cities of the first class to purchase land outside their corporate limits for park purposes.
- Thirty members of the Duluth Glee Club will tour the country next summer, holding concerts in a number of cities, according to tentative plans of the organization. Several ideas to publicize Duluth during the tour have been proposed, including a song dedicated to the city.
- A play depicting four episodes of American history will be hosted tonight by members of the Superior Women's Club when they present their "Pageant of Progress" at the Superior Normal School. The play is being performed as part of the club's Americanization work.