News Tribune, June 29, 1920

  • New building planning by the Duluth Board of Education will not proceed because of a lack of funds. Instead, a new plan provides for the construction of portable buildings, designed by architect C.F. Boerner, that will meet the demands of increasing numbers of pupils.
  • The Superior public market, which will be housed in a renovated building on Broadway Street and Ogden Avenue, will open its doors to Superior housewives this week. Produce grown by Douglas County farmers will be sold at the market.
  • Approximately $5,000 in damage was caused by a fire last night at the Twin Ports Brass Works, on the corner of Michigan Street and Garfield Avenue. The wood frame building was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived.
  • Superior's David Bancroft, shortstop for the New York Giants, got six base hits in six times at bat yesterday in a game against the Philadelphia Phillies. Bancroft's feat has been achieved in the major leagues only one other time since 1902.

Bygones is researched and written by David Ouse, retired reference librarian from the Duluth Public Library. He can be contacted at

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