Lake Co. Past: April 26From Lake County newspaper archives.
SNDAY TRAIN OVER D&NM FOR SPORTS
The Duluth and Northern Minnesota railroad will start its Sunday fishing train on May 4. The train will leave Knife River at 8 a.m. and arrive at Echo Lake, the end of the line, at 11:55 a.m., leaving again at 4:35 p.m., giving fisherman fishermen plenty of time on the steams at Beaver Crossing. It will make a rather long day but that is what a fisherman seems to want. Quite a number of local fishermen were out over the weekend but no catches of any importance were noted in that the water is too cold and high for any
ANNOUNCEMENT FROM STATE THEATRE
“On May 1, 1938, ownership, control and management of the State Theater, at Two Harbors, Minn., will be vested in the State Theater Co., under the direction of Mr. W. R. Wright, Mr. Gust A. Nelson and Mr. Louis Vincent, all of Two Harbors. I wish to take this means to thank the people of Two Harbors and vicinity for your generous patronage during my tenancy and to assure you my successors are capable, experienced showmen. I feel certain you will continue to favor them with your patronage. W.M. Miller”
DISCOVERED BY YOUTHS
Discovery of an old birch bark canoe under a rock on the shoreline at the base of a cliff on Clearwater Lake enlivened a fishing trip to that area made by Richard Mozzetti and six of his Silver Bay sixth-grade students recently. The wreckage contained three axes, a washboard, wash basin, an old felt hat and a bonnet, needles, thread, trinkets and a page from a Literary Digest magazine dated August 21, 1920.
The discovery was made by Craig Lueck, Kurt Nelson, Bernard Tolosky, Dennis Lindahl, Jim Koehler and Blake Knutson. The articles are on display near the Kelley High School gymnasium.
TOIVO FINDS FAMILY TREE
Toivo has been working on his family tree. After researching his family records and visiting with his aunts and uncles, Toivo felt he had all the necessary information to complete his project. After considerable consideration he has finally found a tree with as much character as his family. The tree itself will be quite a rarity…. With hand carved likenesses of his parents, grandparents and great-grand parents adorning the huge tamarack tree. Young sprouts and seedlings will be named in honor of present and future generations, giving all the LeDuexs strong family ties for years to come.