News Tribune, June 4, 1921

  • Vending machines containing 5-cent packages of gum and candy have been placed on Duluth streetcars and are attracting many comments. The machines were invented by J.C. Houck of St. Paul and are currently in use on Twin Cities streetcars.
  • With a view toward promoting healthy athletics, a race for men and boys is being planned as part of Duluth's citywide celebration of Independence Day. The course will be 2 1/2 miles in length and will go through the city's business district.
  • The famous Metropolitan Grand Opera Quartet will appear in Duluth's Armory on Oct. 7 as the opening performance of Mrs. George S. Richards' All-Star Course. Special interest centers on tenor Charles Hackett, who has been hailed as the second Caruso of the Metropolitan Opera.
  • Cathedral High School defeated Duluth Central High School in the two-day dual track and field meet that ended yesterday on the Washington grounds. Central's loss was due in part to the injuries sustained by three of its athletes on the first day.

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