News Tribune, June 18, 1921

  • Fanned by 20-mph winds and fed by tons of highly combustible material, a fire yesterday destroyed the three-story plant of the Minnesota Match Company, 130 S. 55th Ave. W. in Duluth. Manager Frank Hoch said the loss could total more than $200,000.
  • Duluth yesterday sweltered in the greatest heat registered thus far this summer--87.4 degrees, 29.4 degrees above normal. H.W. Richardson, meteorologist at the United States Weather Bureau, said the hot weather will continue, with prevailing winds from the west or southwest.
  • The Superior police force baseball team was too quick for the Duluth force and won the game played yesterday at Superior's Hislop Park by a score of 6-5. Superior won two of the three games in the series played between the two departments.
  • Olympic swimmer Margaret Woodbridge of Detroit will be in Duluth next week to attempt to set a world record at 150 yards in the Boat Club natatorium. Miss Woodbridge is the present holder of the world's records at 220 yards and 400 yards.

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