14Day in History

1983 – 25 years ago

The Rochester Host Lions Club observed its 45th anniversary. Original charter members recognized were Ernest Schacht, Arthur Glasenapp and founder Lester "Swanny" Swanberg.

The United Way has reached its goal of $1,724,288. A victory dinner will be at the Rochester Senior Citizens Center.

Michael’s luncheon specials include burger bordelaise for $3.95, pheasant with wild rice for $4.75 and filet mignon for $6.95.

1958 – 50 years ago


The new Pinnacle Restaurant, a plush restaurant and cocktail lounge on the roof of the Kahler Hotel, will open tomorrow. It will have an outstanding view of the city with 41 large windows on the 11th floor. The dining room will seat 143.

1933 – 75 years ago

Tittle Bros. has salt pork for 9 cents a pound, lutefisk 3 pounds for 25 cents and pigs feet and veal hearts for 5 cents a pound.

The four Marx brothers star in the new comedy release "Duck Soup" now showing at the Chateau – matinees are 10 and 25 cents, and evening prices are 10 and 35 cents.

The special state aid allowed rural schools has been received in Olmsted County and will be sent to the treasurers of the school districts. District 2 at Oronoco and Bamber Valley both have two teachers and rank as superior schools. Each will receive a special aid amount of $291.47. Five one-room superior schools in district 30, 34, 53, 80 and 143 were granted $188.60 each.

Compiled by Loren Else, a Rochester freelance writer.

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