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Bygones: Duluth businessman Guilford G. Hartley died 100 years ago

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, Jan. 18, 1982

  • Yesterday morning, the thermometer at the Duluth International Airport dipped to 38 degrees below zero, a record for the date and the second lowest temperature ever recorded at the airport. The previous record for the date was 33 below, set in 1962.
  • Union employees of the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District voted 54 to 47 this weekend to reject the latest two-year contract offer from the district. The workers could strike any time after midnight this Friday if no agreement is reached by then.

News Tribune, Jan. 18, 1922

  • Duluth businessman Guilford G. Hartley, age 68, died in his home at 1305 E. Superior St. at 11:54 p.m. yesterday. Hartley, who came to Duluth in 1885, was connected with practically every major industry in the city during his lifetime.
  • The Duluth Engineering Company yesterday reported that the new addition to the Franklin School on East Seventh Street is safe and that the floors will hold the necessary weight. The Board of Education had expressed some dissatisfaction with the manner in which the addition had been constructed.
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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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