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

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Our Town 100 Years Ago: October 1895


October 27, 2021

Late October 1895 was a busy time for Whitehall. Crops were in, the town was growing and short on water (no sewer or water system yet served the community) and kids were back in school. The following are articles as written in the October 17 and 25, 1895 editions of the Whitehall Zephyr.

A Long Felt Want: Now that the bustle craze has returned, Shorty Davis, who possesses inventive genius of extraordinary merit, has come to the front like a god of glory, and filled a long felt want by inventing a bustle that bids fair to eclipse all former inventions. The concern is made of thin sheet rub...

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