Day in History: There is no beer here

November 30, 2018

1993 – 25 years ago

• The top weekend movie was “Mrs. Doubtfire,” grossing $27.6 million.

• Thomas Spelsberg, who has a Ph.D. in biochemistry and molecular biology, became the first person elected to the position of Mayo Clinic staff president who does not have a medical degree.

1968 – 50 years ago

• An automobile salesman is needed at Mike Stone Oldsmobile. You must be neat in appearance and under 45 years of age. You can earn up to $1000 per month in this position.

• A young people’s dance will be held at Rochester’s Pla-Mor Ballroom Saturday night. The Silver Kings will play and Sunday night the Fat Dutchman will perform.

1943 – 75 years ago

• Two men in municipal court had to pay fines of $1 per mile for each mile by which they were exceeding the 35-mph limit at the time of their arrest. One was driving 65 mph and the other 60 mph. Both also had their driver’s licenses suspended for 30 days.

• Members of Troop 5 of the Girl Scouts presented a Thanksgiving play and an old-fashioned style show at Hawthorne school under the direction of Mrs. H. L. Bornfleth.

1918 – 100 years ago

• No beer is currently being made in Rochester. The Schuster Brewing Company halted brewing this past week due to the wartime prohibition measure. Men are reminded that from now till the first of July, whatever the remaining supply is will gradually reach a vanishing point.

• The nurses and patients partook in a bountiful Thanksgiving dinner at the Rochester State Hospital. On the menu were roast goose, sage dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, stewed tomatoes, pumpkin pie, coffee and milk.

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