News Tribune, June 8, 1921

  • Duluth police believe they thwarted a planned safe-blowing job last night with the arrest of two men. Early last evening, the department received a tip that a number of safecrackers were in the city and that a job was planned.
  • Duluth is a possible site for construction of a large government hospital for the care of disabled service veterans. The nature of the hospital has not been finally determined, but it would have 500 beds and serve patients with either tuberculosis or mental issues.
  • J.A. Scott, Duluth city assessor, has hired 23 deputies and 20 additional clerks and typists for the annual spring assessment of personal property. Mr. Scott said this year's assessment will be a more thorough accounting of personal property than in previous years.
  • A sunrise salute of 100 guns, a procession of 10,000 persons, a Japanese lantern parade, and fireworks are features of this year's Morgan Park Independence Day program. The event is sponsored by the Thomas B. Shaughnessy Post of the American Legion.

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