News Tribune, June 1, 1921

  • General John G. Pershing, U.S. Army chief of staff, has been invited to participate in Duluth's Flag Day ceremony at the Armory on June 14. Gen. Pershing has been visiting in the Midwest and will be in St. Paul on June 11.
  • The city of Duluth has declined to fund the plan to provide band music in the parks this summer. A resolution presented to the City Council yesterday for an appropriation of $2,000 for that purpose was defeated after a heated discussion.
  • Two thousand Finnish people are expected here on June 26 for the 18th annual Northern Minnesota Finnish National Midsummer Festival. An afternoon program at Lester Park will be followed by an evening meeting to be held in the auditorium of Central High School.
  • Five students in the 1921 class at Duluth Central High School have won the distinction of being named honor students for maintaining an academic average of 90 or above. The students are Emily Payetta, Myrtle Benson, John O'Brien, George Johnson, and Alfred Roden.

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