News Tribune, May 29, 1921

  • Duluth citizens will pause in their activities tomorrow to pay tribute to the nation's veterans who have given their lives upholding principles of democracy. The parade, including 7,000 veterans and citizens, will conclude at the Armory where a memorial program will be held.
  • A total of 5,575 automobiles of 128 different makes worth $10,258,677 are currently registered in Duluth, according to M.J. Segal, city license inspector. Automobile dealers are unanimously predicting 1921 will be a banner year for auto sales in Duluth.
  • The St. Luke's Hospital fund-raising drive ended last night having earned $700,000, short of the $1 million goal. Organizers are hopeful that the goal will be reached in a few weeks and argue that one week was too short a time to raise that amount.
  • Duluth's Orpheum Players will present George Cohan's thrilling mystery drama "The Acquittal," starring Leona Powers and Minor Watson, beginning this afternoon. The play was tremendously successful in New York last season, where critics judged it the best-constructed play written in 1920.

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