Our Town 100 Years Ago: February, Part I
February 2, 2022
FEBRUARY - PART I
In 1896, the Sousa band was a popular feature at concerts and in February 1896 had a lot of Whitehall residents headed to Butte to listen to the Sousa military band concert. The following items are taken as written from the February 7 and 14, 1896 editions of the Whitehall Zephyr. The picture is an advertisement from the February 7th edition.
Frenchy Miller recently made a batch of cream-colored soap, and after cutting it into small pieces, placed it in a cheese box near the front window. In the meantime, a brakeman came in and swiped a chunk thinking it was cheese. He ate...