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

By Arlene Weber
Jefferson Valley Museum 

Our Town 100 Years Ago: July 1920 Part 2


It is mid-summer. Crops are growing and some are being harvested. School is only weeks away. The weather is hot and dry. Things were pretty much the same 100 years ago and then again they were quite different.

Farmers in Waterloo are harvesting good crops of turnips and peas. Butte is a great market to sell their produce. Waterloo area residents said goodbye to the founder of their community. Tom Walbert has moved to Three Forks and has a business there.

The school has announced annual salaries for the coming year. Principal William J. Lowry will be paid $2400. Teachers' salaries...

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