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 Part I

 

November 9, 2022

Photo courtesy JEFFERSON VALLEY MUSEUM

This photo is of a WHS football practice on the dirt field south of the tracks. Notice the stack in the background.

NOVEMBER PART I

November 1896 was significant with the presidential election being fought between McKinley and Bryan. McKinley was declared the winner. The battleship Texas sunk in the Brooklyn Navy yard, sitting about five feet below the water line. The court case in the news was the United States versus American Bell Telephone Company. A decision in favor of the government would open the telephone to public use. Here in the Jefferson Valley, the Zephyr's November issue was the last by popular owner/editor/news staff Mr. H. M. Wentworth. The following items are taken as written in the Nove...



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