News Tribune, Sept. 16, 1920

  • The Duluth Associated Charities group has begun a movement supporting a city ordinance that would prevent the employment of children in several street trades. Jobs included are newspaper selling, peddling, boot-blacking, messenger services, delivery services, running errands and tending stands.
  • A Superior League of Women Voters chapter will be formed at a meeting this Saturday evening in Superior High School. At that meeting, a constitution for the chapter will be proposed and voted on and activities of the league will be outlined.
  • Walter Gilbert and Dewey Scanlon of Duluth and Dick Bradley of Superior have left for Valparaiso University where they will play on the varsity football team. Gilbert and Bradley played with the team last year, but this will be Scanlon's first year.
  • Young Jewish men and women of Duluth will meet tonight to discuss the organization of a Duluth Jewish Community Center. Dr. Benjamin Plotkin of New York City, currently visiting rabbi in Duluth, has been pressing the need for such a center.

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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