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

By ARLENE WEBER
Jefferson Valley Museum 

Our Town 100 Years Ago: March 1922

 

March 23, 2022

Headlines in March 1896 bear a similarity to what you might read today. There was political unrest, murders, suicides, concerns about grain prices, and a horrific storm in the Pacific Ocean that devastated Fiji. Here in Montana, people were hoping for early spring and a Montana Congressman is hailed for standing up to the president for saying some very disparaging remarks about people out west. The following is taken as written from March 20 and 27, 1896 editions of the Whitehall Zephyr.

WATERLOO: On the occasion of the birthday anniversary of the Hon. Pat Carney, who previous to the assemb...



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