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

By Arlene Weber
Jefferson Valley Museum 

Our Town 100 Years Ago: November 1920, Part 2


November 25, 2020

Winter is settling in on the Jefferson Valley, the general election is becoming just a memory, people are moving in and out of town. It is the second half of November 1920.

The post office has an opening for a rural mail carrier. The route is a standard 24 miles and pays $1800 per year. Extra pay will be provided should the route extend beyond the 24 miles. Women will be considered if they are a widow or the wife of a physically disabled veteran.

George Bleichner has been showing his friends his original issue edition of the New York Herald from April 15, 1865. This highly prized rel...

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