News Tribune, March 31, 1921

  • Arguments for and against development of the St. Lawrence Waterway were made yesterday at the opening of the final hearing of the International Joint Commission in Detroit, Michigan. Representatives from Middle Western states and Canada argued in support of the waterway.
  • Navigation at the Head of the Lakes will open for the season at noon tomorrow when the steamer Peter Reiss leaves for Port Arthur to load a cargo of grain. The tug Missouri is now breaking ice to free the Reiss.
  • Sixteen miles of concrete and plank sidewalk will be laid in all parts of Duluth in 1921, H.J. Gollinger, sidewalk engineer of the Public Works Department, announced yesterday. Bids for the work, which is estimated to cost $80,000, will be taken starting April 1.
  • Minnesota forestry officials are developing plans to use patrols of Duluth automobile owners to help enforce game laws and protect from forest fires. E.J. Filiatrault, secretary of the Duluth Automobile Club, said yesterday 2,000 members are willing to volunteer for the plan.

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