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Bygones: 100 years ago, a Duluth judge called for harsher sentences for drunken drivers

Bygones is researched and written by David Ouse, retired reference librarian from the Duluth Public Library. He can be contacted at djouse49@gmail.com.

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News Tribune, June 27, 1982

  • Recent changes in the Food for Peace program have shifted cargoes away from the Great Lakes and to East Coast ports. Those changes have idled many of the 106 Duluth longshoremen who have counted on Food for Peace shipments for employment.
  • Bill Young of Ridgeview Country Club shot a 5-under-par 67 yesterday in the first round of the 39th Reidar Lund Memorial-Skyline tournament at Enger Park Golf Course. Scoring within one stroke of the course record, Young holds a one-shot lead entering today's final two rounds.

News Tribune, June 27, 1922

  • After sentencing a man for driving while drunk yesterday, Duluth Judge Harry Lanners said the crime should carry a longer sentence. Judge Lanners said driving while intoxicated should be a state offense and not simply a violation of a city ordinance.
  • Paavo Myllari, editor of the Duluth Industrialisti, a daily Finnish-language newspaper, was released yesterday by the Immigration Department from the charge of advocating the unlawful destruction of property. The release followed evidence submitted to the department by O.S. Remington, Duluth immigration inspector.
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Bygones is researched and written by David Ouse, retired reference librarian from the Duluth Public Library. He can be contacted at djouse49@gmail.com.
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