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Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette.

30 years ago

MARQUETTE — Marquette honored the city’s nine school crossing guards at a 9 a.m. breakfast today at the Burger King Restaurant in Marquette. Honored was Mose Alexander, Shirley Parker, Ed Schuller, Bernice Pfaffle, Alex Polkoski, Ernest Bourgeois, Russel Dupras, Matt Kivimaki, and Bill Zerbel. City Manager David Svanda and city police officer Mike Angeli represent the city. Donating gifts to the guards were Burger King, Avant Gardens, Carousel Gifts, Natural Habitat, Scandinavian Gifts, BitterSweet Gifts, Attitudes Fits and Confections, Laura’s Hallmark Gifts, Johnson’s Sport Shop, Minx Sports, Spear and Sons Building Supply, and Jilbert’s Dairy.

90 years ago

HOUGHTON– Scott Turner, a graduate of the Michigan College of Mining and Technology, class of 1904, who now occupies the position of director of the United States Bureau of Mines at Washington, has received notification from the secretary of state as to his designation as a delegate on the part of the United States to the second plenary meeting of the World Power conference to be held at Berlin the latter part of June. He has also received from the same source his appointment as one of the two American delegates on the part of the United States to the International Congress of Mining, Metallurgy and Applied Geology to be held at Liege, the end of June. Mr. Turner is also an official delegate of the American committee of the World Power conference, and carries credentials of the American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers to the same conference.

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