The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By Arlene Weber
Jefferson Valley Musuem 

Our Town 100 Years Ago: June 1920


One-hundred years ago, Whitehall was a growing community with new businesses opening, existing ones being sold and some closing – kind of like today.

In business news, Carl Smith has sold his interest in the Smith Garage to Harry Huber. Walter Hettick announced that the Pipestone plunge is open as is the dance hall, bar and lunchroom but it is doubtful that the hotel will be open this year. Mr. Lahood is selling gasoline for $0.34 per gallon and states that the drop from 37½ cents to 34 does not represent a cut in quality or an attempt to out-do competitors. Anyone wishing to...

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