Day in History: Dewey Day elected mayor of Rochester

March 14, 2019

1994 – 25 years ago

• Mayo Clinic is hosting a weekend conference in the Siebens Building titled “Women and Health: A Time for You.” Dr. Andrea Molberg is scheduled to give the keynote address entitled, “Liking Yourself.”

1969 – 50 years ago

• All Northwestern Bell Telephone Co. customers in Rochester will receive their new telephone books by the end of the month.

• Rochester elected Dewey Day as mayor by an overwhelming margin. Day, at 35 years of age, is one of the youngest, if not the youngest, ever elected to the high city post.

• An 18-car train pulled into Plainview this afternoon. It is the first time since Jan. 2 that the branch line from Eyota to Plainview has been open due to banks of snow at 10 to 20 feet high. Previous efforts had resulted in derailments.

1944 – 75 years ago

• Wanted: Women and girls for steady work in food, housekeeping and nursing depts. Apply in person to the manager at the Colonial Hospital.

• Wanted: Work after school and on Saturdays for a 16-year-old, reliable, hard-working school boy. Phone 8233.

• Wanted: Two alteration ladies needed at once! Apply to Mr. Welty at Stevensons.