News Tribune, May 4, 1921

  • Permanent paving of Superior Street from Eighth Avenue West to Third Avenue East will probably be completed before the end of the summer. The Duluth Commercial Club has offered to raise the $125,000 needed to cover the street railway's share of the cost.
  • Miss Hedwig Benson, Duluth vocalist and businesswoman, is the first woman in Minnesota to be selected for a District Court grand jury. Miss Benson has asked to be excused, though, because an all-male jury was intended and her name was mistaken for a male.
  • A pedestal for the statue of Jay Cooke which is being erected at Superior Street and Ninth Avenue East in Duluth should be completed within a week. The statue was presented to the city by J. Horace Harding, a son-in-law of Jay Cooke.
  • The advisability of establishing a school for boys at the St. Louis County Work Farm is under consideration by the work farm board. The school would take juvenile offenders who are currently being sent to the state training school at Red Wing.

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