News Tribune, Aug. 5, 1920

  • Only 200 ex-soldiers in Duluth have applied for victory medals during the 10 days the army recruiting office has been taking applications. The medals are free to veterans of the war and will include the names of all overseas battles in which the soldier took part.
  • The Superior public produce market has sold $20,000 worth of produce since it opened a month ago, Mayor Fred Baxter said yesterday. He said the market is a permanent institution in Superior and will be operated in the winter if produce can be obtained.
  • The Rose Garden Cafe in the St. Louis Hotel, 318-322 W. Superior St., will open Aug. 14 after having been closed for nearly two years, according to hotel owner E.R. Ribenack. One new feature will be dancing every night from 9 to midnight.
  • Bantam and junior crews from the Duluth Boat Club left for Winnipeg yesterday to compete in the Northwestern-International Rowing Regatta that starts tomorrow. Twenty-nine oarsmen are making the trip, led by coaches James Ten Eyck, Dave Horack, and Jack Neville.

Bygones is researched and written by David Ouse, retired reference librarian from the Duluth Public Library. He can be contacted at

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