News Tribune, Nov. 28, 1920

  • The first "W" ever awarded to a Superior football player was received by Gordon E. "Gundy" Nelson at the University of Wisconsin last week. Although Nelson just finished his first season on the varsity squad, he participated in several big conference games.
  • The Majorca Mine at Calumet and the Albany Mine at Hibbing have been awarded first-place honors by Pickands, Mather & Company for their safety records this year. Four hundred men employed at the two mines were awarded gold watches for the accomplishment.
  • The new Duluth City Directory will be ready for printing in a week and in the hands of subscribers by Christmas, according to C.J. Bonner, Duluth manager of R.L. Polk & Company, The directory is late this year because of difficulties getting paper.
  • Dedication services for the Hammond Avenue Presbyterian Church will begin at 10:45 this morning in the church. The building was completed in 1911, but the congregation decided not to hold the dedication until the entire debt of $30,000 had been paid off.

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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