Bygones: 3 were charged in lynching case 100 years ago
News Tribune, June 24, 1920
- Three Duluth men, charged with participating in the June 15 lynchings, were indicted yesterday by a special district grand jury on charges of murder in the first degree. The grand jury then adjourned until tomorrow when it will resume its investigation.
- Duluth's Fourth of July celebration this year will be confined to a boxing show at the Curling Club and athletic events at Lake Shore Park. There will be no fireworks at night, owing to the failure of the city to provide funds.
- Members of the Syracuse University eight-oared crew, winners of this season's Intercollegiate Championship of America, will arrive in Duluth next week to train. On July 10, they will meet the Duluth Boat Club team for a race on St. Louis Bay.
- Two stills and 300 gallons of mash were found at a home on Banks Avenue in Superior yesterday by city police and federal agents. According to police, fumes from the fermentation of the mash could be smelled along Banks Avenue.
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.