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Bygones: 100 years ago, Duluth schools taught 'thrift'

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, Oct. 18, 1982

  • Don Hurley of St. Paul recovered from an early-race slip to win the Men's Minnesota Mile in 4 minutes, 12.5 seconds yesterday in downtown Duluth. A total of 250 runners took part in the five races, which were conducted between intermittent rain showers.
  • Carlton's St. Francis Parish is raffling off its rectory for $100 a ticket, selling only 300 tickets, equal to the building's appraised value of $30,000. The new rectory for the Rev. Michael Hayes, pastor, will be closer to the Carlton church.

News Tribune, Oct. 18, 1922

  • A spirit of optimism and confidence in the coming year prevailed at the membership dinner, annual meeting, and installation of officers of the Duluth Chamber of Commerce last night. James Harper succeeded his friend and business associate, Benjamin Finch, as the organization's president.
  • "Thrift" will be added as a subject in the Duluth Public Schools next year, according to Supt. of Schools J.H. Bentley. A committee of seven business people and teachers has been named to study the subject and outline the course.
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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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Bygones is researched and written by David Ouse, retired reference librarian from the Duluth Public Library. He can be contacted at djouse49@gmail.com.