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Lake Co. Past: Feb. 21

1914 D. & I.R business is much improved

Business on the Duluth & Iron Range has been considerably better of late than early estimates of shipments of forest products for the winter months indicated that it would be. It now seems probable that business will continue to be good for a month or six weeks more. This, of course, is somewhat dependent on weather conditions, as a number of those engaged in getting out logs, pulpwood and mining timber will be forced to continue operations if we have sufficient thawing weather to spoil their roads. However, on account of the amount of snow that has fallen to date, it will require considerable thawing weather to make it impossible for many of the loggers to continue operations. Pulpwood shipments for Two Harbors are still quite heavy, averaging twenty cars per day. It now seems probable the shipments to Two Harbors will continue as long as it is possible for the parties in the woods to continue hauling on sleighs. This shipment of pulpwood to Two Harbors is more direct benefit to this community than any other equal volume of business during the winter, as in addition for furnishing work for men in train service, it furnishes continuous employment for 15 to 25 men here during the entire winter to unload and pile the wood.

1939 Nelson brothers take over business

Giving up a career as a radio engineer, Elton Nelson will return shortly from Chicago to join his brother, Lyle, and the brothers will take over the business of their father, who recently retired. Alterations in the store were begun Tuesday which, when completed, will make it modern and attractive. New fixtures, a segregated shoe department and redecoration of the entire store is contemplated. N.P. Nelson expects to spend the first few months of his retirement in visiting his paternal home in Sweden.

Harbor to show epic of south

The presentation of “Kentucky” at the Harbor Theatre beginning Sunday, moves the Chronicle to advise its readers of an opportunity to see a picture which does the management of the theatre much credit for making it available to the patrons in Two Harbors. “Kentucky” is produced in Technicolor and for the beauty of its scenes, the thrills of the races, the glamour of its romance, stands out particularly because of its galaxy of beautiful horses and is, no doubt, one of the finest pictures ever shown here. To miss it is to miss something really worthwhile.

1964 City will support drive on smoking

The Two Harbors City Council promised to cooperate with the city ministerial association in its campaign against the use of nicotine by youths. The action was taken at a regular session Monday evening. The cooperation will take the form of distribution by the police department of state laws and city ordinances governing the dispensing of cigarettes in the city. Also coming up during the course of the session was a projected meeting with Lawrence McCabe, state aeronautics commissioner, on plans for an airport at one of two sites in the Two Harbors area. The meeting is being arranged by the Two Harbors Civic Association.

LaReesa Sandretsky
LaReesa Sandretsky is a Two Harbors High School graduate and Duluth native who began working at the News-Chronicle in 2012 as a reporter. She took over as editor in 2014. She covers County Board, including the Lake County broadband project.
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