News Tribune, Oct. 2, 1920

  • Virgin timber in St. Louis County is rapidly disappearing and at the present rate of logging will be gone in the next decade, according to a county official. Joseph Helm made the prediction yesterday at a meeting of the Duluth Lions Club.
  • The Minnesota State Medical Association closed its three-day convention in St. Paul yesterday after choosing Duluth to host the 1921 convention on Aug. 24-26. Dr. Arthur N. Collins of Duluth was elected vice president of the association for the coming year.
  • Paving of Raleigh Street from Central to Grand avenues is now complete, according to Duluth Commissioner of Public Works Bert Farrell. Mr. Farrell said vehicles traveling west from West Duluth should now use Raleigh Street to avoid the paving project on Grand Avenue.
  • One of the largest crowds ever to attend a boxing event in Duluth turned out at the Curling Club last night. In the main event, Howard Mayberry of Morgan Park was knocked out in the seventh round by Joey Schwartz of Minneapolis.

Bygones is researched and written by David Ouse, retired reference librarian from the Duluth Public Library. He can be contacted at djouse49@gmail.com.

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