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BENTLEY'S SALOON. According the Dubuque Daily Herald, of May 2, 1891, this saloon located in West Dubuque had the only bowling alley in the area outside of the breweries.



"Municipal Molecules," Dubuque Daily Herald, May 2, 1891, p. 4.