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Bygones: In 1922, a temperance program formed in Duluth

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, April 20, 1982

  • The Duluth City Council last night voted against giving Mayor John Fedo's special jobs program $400,000 in federal money. After the vote, Fedo said the program, which would have provided jobs for unemployed residents without unemployment compensation, is dead without the federal money.
  • Four Duluth investors plan to buy the Normandy Inn and Mall in downtown Duluth from Inn Management Inc. of Minneapolis. Joel Labovitz, Manley Goldfine, Erwin Goldfine, and Mitchell Sill hope to complete the purchase agreement by June 1, Labovitz said yesterday.

News Tribune, April 20, 1922

  • Shipping from the Twin Ports is gradually increasing, and with favorable weather should approach normal levels within a week. The steamer Hazel, which departed Monday, returned to Duluth yesterday with a cargo of merchandise from Port Arthur, Fort William and Isle Royale.
  • Articles of incorporation were filed yesterday for the Duluth Personal Liberty League, which will work to promote temperance and social reform. The organization will seek to elect into office persons partial to the legal manufacture and sale of beer and wine.
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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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