Bygones: 100 years ago, a banquet for immigrants
News Tribune, June 18, 1920
- A special district grand jury was summoned yesterday by Judge W.A. Cant to determine who was responsible for the lynchings earlier this week. Judge Cant charged the jurors with a thorough investigation to find, if possible, all who were involved with the mob.
- The 170 graduates of the naturalization course taken during April and May through the Americanization Committee of Duluth will be guests at a banquet tonight. Mrs. Victor Gran will speak on "How I Can Serve My Country" and William McEwen will present diplomas.
- Miss Thelma Larson of Superior will sing several solo numbers at the saengerfest of the Norwegian Singers of America next week in Duluth. She has studied in New York City for the last six years with several noted vocal instructors.
- Duluth's summer school will open next week with an enrollment of 2,000 elementary and high school students, according to J.A. Starkweather, assistant superintendent of schools. The elementary school buildings where classes will be held are Ely, Lincoln, Washburn, Lakeside, and Morgan Park.
Bygones is researched and written by David Ouse, retired reference librarian from the Duluth Public Library. He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.