Jan. 26, 1924
Daring theft at automobile barn
His face hidden by a false brown mustache and beard and flourishing a blued metal revolver, a lone burglar at 8:25 o’clock final night time held up two employes of the Duluth Avenue Railway firm on the automobile barn workplace, 314 Ogden avenue, and made his getaway with $521.50 in paper and silver cash.
Melvin A. Olson and Axel L. Wanholm, clerks, had been within the workplace when the person entered by the entrance door. He commanded the 2 to throw up their arms after which made his means behind the gate of the desk of the workplace to the money drawers. He backed Olson and Wanholm into the workplace of Superintendent Alfred Williams on the level of his weapon after which quickly crammed his pockets with the cash which was within the drawers.
A radical combing of the neighborhood did not reveal any hint of the hold-up man, however a reasonably good description was obtained by the police. The person wore a protracted darkish overcoat, gave the impression to be about 26 years of age, was 5 toes 10 inches in top and weighed about 165 kilos.
Jan. 27, 1994, Telegram
Peer mediation resolving conflicts at Solon Springs
SOLON SPRINGS — Solon Springs Excessive Faculty Principal Jane Berger got here to the district from an enormous metropolis faculty on the East Coast. She hints at large variations between the 2 environments, however the colleges do have one factor in widespread — teenagers in battle.
In an try to advertise an environment of peace and concord all through the St. Croix District, Berger and her workers created an occasion referred to as Peace Week, held just lately.
One district program provided to sixth via twelfth grade volunteers was the peer mediation program, which geared up college students with the instruments to successfully mediate disputes between their friends.
Three pupil mediators defined a few of the instruments they got.
“You may’t give recommendation,” Britta Martinson mentioned. “The issue is their duty. We simply need to get them speaking and attempt to get them to determine options to their battle.”
“Highschool college students are used to the outdated system. You get despatched to the workplace, suspended or disciplined, and also you come again to the identical outdated battle. This manner the youngsters have started working it out,” mentioned Aaron Maas.
In line with Tiffany Cordts, “The objective is to get collectively and talk about the issue, and ask if there is likely to be an answer. One particular person sits on both sides of a desk and tells their variations. It’s a course of.”
“To start with, they’re speaking to a mediator. Ultimately they’re speaking to one another,” Maas mentioned.
Husband of space native to debate ‘Habitat’ on TV
MAPLE — The husband of a Maple native will seem on the NBC “Right this moment Present” Friday morning to debate his work with “Habitat for Humanity.”
David Schnell and the way spouse, the previous Sheila Winkka, have been working with Habitat for over 10 years to offer housing for deprived folks in america and overseas.
Schnell is without doubt one of the program’s prime directors, working with former President Jimmy Carter, in response to relations right here, and his spouse volunteers her providers to rearrange meals for these concerned within the building work.
“Typically there’s over 600 folks to be fed throughout a undertaking,” mentioned Sheila’s aunt, Jeanne Kallinen, Lake Nebagamon.
Jan. 28, 1924
Charged with beating baby
Otto Lieb, Solon Springs, when arraigned in municipal court docket this morning on a cost of inhuman therapy of a kid, pleaded not responsible earlier than Decide F.S. Parker and was granted an adjournment till January 30 at 2 p.m. His bail was set at $500 and in default he was dedicated to the county jail to await trial.
Lieb is alleged to have mistreated his six-year-old daughter, Martha, when he disciplined her for chopping up clothes belonging to a neighbor with whom she is staying. The little lady, it’s mentioned, slashed clothes with the scissors and when her father was knowledgeable of her actions he flew right into a rage and beat her brutally.
The mom of the household of 5 youngsters died final September and at the moment the youngsters had been dedicated to the care of a neighbor.
Jan. 28, 1994
Spartan swimmers coast to 72-21 victory over CEC
CLOQUET — Scorching water and all, the Superior Senior Excessive Faculty Spartans captured first locations in 11 of 12 occasions. Thursday afternoon on their method to a 72-21 thrashing of the Cloquet-Esko-Carlton swimming workforce in a Lake Superior Convention twin meet held on the Cloquet pool.
“Along with successful 11 occasions, we had 40 finest occasions out of 67 whole entries,” commented SSHS Head Coach Mike Pahlen.
“The pool water at Cloquet was very heat and the boys mentioned they felt like they had been overheated of their races. Contemplating the recent water, the workforce swam nicely. I used to be particularly happy with the 2 profession finest occasions that Casey Nye turned in. Kurt DeKiep narrowly missed setting a brand new Cloquet pool file within the 50-yard freestyle by one-tenth of a second. Chad Lundeen, Scott Nacey and Steve Larrabee every had three profession finest occasions.”
Within the 200-yard medley relay, John Melcher, Brad Stone, Lundeen and Heath Cordts took first with a time of 1:52.80. Superior additionally took third and fifth in that occasion with Larrabee, Cory Elkington, Rik Sommerville and Troy Heytens ending in 2:07.19 and Ted Lehman, Matt Duffy, Chad Pfau and Tom Larson ending in 2:20.06.
Jan. 29, 1924
Crash victims will recuperate
5 Superior folks narrowly escaped damage yesterday afternoon when a Studebaker sedan pushed by Gordon Gee turned turtle on the ice of Superior bay close to the foot of Garfield avenue yesterday at 2:30 p.m. The 5 are:
Gordon Gee, 1905 North 18th road, who’s in St. Mary’s hospital with a wrenched again. Mrs. Frank Kidder is at St. Mary’s with a fractured hip bone. Mrs. W.F. McGraw, 1517 Tower avenue, in St. Mary’s hospital with an damage over her left eye and a attainable fracture of the hip. Miss C. Kidder, who was unhurt and Cecil R. Fitzpatrick, 1028 Banks avenue, who was additionally unhurt, are at their houses.
The automobile, in response to the occupants, was continuing throughout the ice close to the Duluth facet when it skidded, struck a sequence of bumps on the ice and turned fully over, with its wheels within the air.
Superior information briefly
New location — The Bear Shoe works, previously operated at 1211 Tower avenue by Charles Bear and compelled to maneuver to make room for brand spanking new lodge, is now situated at 801 Tower avenue. Mr. Bear owns the constructing.
Jan. 29, 1994
Metropolis Council to debate early police retirements
Superior Metropolis Councilors will evaluate an early retirement plan for as much as six law enforcement officials once they meet at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday.
Mayor Herbert Bergson has proposed a plan that may have an effect on six officers. He would make his provide out there to any police officer who reaches the age of fifty in 1994. It might enable Subject Supervisor Invoice Cronin to retire three months early, Subject Supervisor Derrald Souja 5 months early, Det. John McLaughlin six months early, Det. Alex Kotter eight months early, Det. Leo Blatt 13 months early and Det. Invoice Braman 36 months early.
In line with Tim Nelson, town’s finance director, Bergson’s plan would supply estimated financial savings of between $86,000 and $102,000 over a two-year interval.
Articles and photos courtesy of retired librarian Judy Aunet with Superior Public Library.