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Bygones: WWI pilot planned to fly through Aerial Bridge 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, July 27, 1982

  • Another 200 to 240 emergency jobs for unemployed Iron Range residents were created yesterday by the St. Louis County Board. Workers will be paid $3.50 an hour from one of three jobs programs operated by the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board.
  • Duluth city councilors yesterday rejected a recommendation to give them a $5 pay increase for each council meeting and agenda session they attend. Some councilors called the raise unfair and inadequate, particularly because the council's compensation hasn't been increased since 1956.

News Tribune, July 27, 1922

  • Ray O. Seevers, World War air pilot, will fly under the span of the Aerial Bridge and perform stunts high above the bridge at noon tomorrow. Seevers is in Duluth providing publicity for the Mack Sennett picture at the New Garrick Theater.
  • Superior Rotarians saw their dreams become reality last night with the opening of Camp Fidelity, the Boy Scout camp on Lake Amnicon. The Rotary Club's boys' work committee raised much of the money used to build and equip the camp.
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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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