News Tribune, Jan. 14, 1921

  • Lt. Col. F.A. Pope of the U.S. Engineers Office in Duluth said yesterday $444 million worth of material was shipped to the Head of the Lakes in 1919. And in the last five years, he said, material valued at $2 billion was shipped here.
  • Hundreds of students from all schools in Duluth, as well as many adults, were vaccinated against smallpox yesterday. Nearly every physician in the city was kept busy until late last night administering vaccine to school children.
  • Plans for a new library building on the corner of Superior Street and 54th Avenue East in Lester Park will be presented to a meeting of the Lester Park Community Club tonight. Money to erect the building will be donated to the city by the Carnegie Institute.
  • Adolph Anderson, city building inspector, reported yesterday that 693 dwellings were built in Duluth in 1920 at a total cost of $2,057,512.50. Mr. Anderson said most of the homes were built with high-quality materials and are "thoroughly modern."

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