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 By Emily Mayer    Local    March 6, 2015

Celebrating history: Where to put the courthouse?

Emily Mayer For the 10th installment of this series, Year of the Buildings, the debate goes on as to where the courthouse would be built. People were taking sides, and this included newspaper owners. The Hill County Democrat was clearly in favor of...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    February 13, 2015

Celebrating history: Kremlin hotel burns

In last week’s column, I mentioned that a hotel in Kremlin had burned. Here is a column of that fire from the Kremlin Chancellor, published in the Feb. 12, 1915 issue of the Hingham Review, complete with misspellings: $12,000 HOTEL BURNED DOWN...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    January 30, 2015

Celebrating History: Where to put courthouse

There was plenty of news regarding buildings in this week’s papers from 100 years ago. In the Jan. 30, 1915 issue of The Havre Plaindealer, we find: COMMISSIONERS CAN CHANGE THE SITE Attorney General Sustains the County Attorney. The Hill county...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    December 12, 2014

Celebrating history: More news on women

Women and women’s issues dominated the local news in the Hingham Review’s Dec. 11, 1914 issue. For this 49th installment celebrating the 150th anniversary of Montana Territory and 125th anniversary of statehood, we read: Fairview Literary is...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    December 5, 2014

Celebrating history: Churches have lots of news

By Emily Mayer We go back to Box Elder for this 48th installment of this series celebrating the 150th anniversary of Montana Territory and the 125th anniversary of statehood. In the Dec. 4, 1914 issue of The Box Elder Valley Press, there were...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    November 7, 2014

Celebrating history: Election 1914 with suffrage, bonds and social news

It was election time in 1914. Elected officials were chosen, and some ballot issues were also voted on. Two are of particular interest. The first issue had statewide impact-the passage of women's...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    October 31, 2014

Celebrating history: 'Bad woman' won't register to vote

We return to Hingham for the 43rd installment of this series honoring the 150th anniversary of Montana Territory and the 125th anniversary of statehood. Information comes from the October 30, 1914 issue of the Hingham Review. Last week, we read The...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    October 24, 2014

Celebrating History: voting on the courthouse

For this 42nd installment honoring the 150th anniversary of Montana Territory and 125th anniversary of statehood, we examine articles from the Oct. 23, 1914 issue of The Box Elder Valley Press. The big news was in regard to a bond issue that would...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    October 17, 2014

Celebrating the past: More history from Hingham Review

There were several small local-interest articles in the Oct. 16, 1914 issue of the Hingham Review. The following are featured for this 41st of statehood, complete with misspelling: New Saloon Opened On Wednesday of this week Ashton More opened his...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    October 3, 2014

Celebrating history: The saga of Hingham's park

We return to Hingham for the 39th installment of this series celebrating the 150th anniversary of Montana Territory and 125th anniversary of statehood. The Friday, Oct. 2, 1914 issue of the Hingham Review contained the following articles: TO...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    September 26, 2014

Celebrating history: The Blaine, Phillips split

We take a look at the Sept. 25, 1914 issue of The Havre Plaindealer for this 38th installment celebrating the 150th anniversary of Montana Territory and 125th anniversary of our statehood. Front page...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    September 12, 2014

Celebrating history: time for the fair

We take a look at what was in the Sept. 12, 1914 issue of The Hill County Democrat for this 36th installment of this series celebrating Montana Territory's 150th anniversary and the 125th anniversary...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    September 5, 2014

Celebrating history: Boone's drug store displays mug

There was quite a bit of local news on the front page of the Sept. 5, 1914, issue of The Havre Plaindealer. We examine this issue for this 35th installment celebrating the 150th anniversary of...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    August 22, 2014

Celebrating History: War news at the top of Page 1

For the 33rd installment of this series celebrating the 150th anniversary of Montana Territory, we find out what is going on in Box Elder. The Box Elder Valley Press’ Aug. 21, 1914 issue had the latest score pertaining to the piano contest. Marion...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    August 15, 2014

Celebrating history: War aside, lots in the Hingham Review

The Hingham Review’s Aug. 14, 1914 issue had articles on the war in Europe (World War I), problems in Mexico and news from our nation’s capital. Closer to home, here are some entries for this 32 installment of this series celebrating the 150th...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    August 1, 2014

Celebrating History: 100 years ago in the Hingham Review

We will take a look at the Hingham Review’s July 31, 1914, issue for this 13th installment celebrating the 150th anniversary of the creation of Montana Territory. A Card Upon my departure from Montana I take the occasion to thus testify my regard...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    July 25, 2014

Celebrating history: The third Hill County Fair

For the 29th installment of this series celebrating the 150th anniversary of Montana Territory, we take a look at the news in the July 25, 1914 issue of The Havre Plaindealer. The event getting the most news was the upcoming Hill County Fair. The fai...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    July 18, 2014

Celebrating History: Newspaper's Booster Edition

The July 18, 1914, issue of the Hill County Democrat was a very interesting one. It was a Booster Edition, full of columns boasting about how great Hill County, Havre and Montana were to live and...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    July 3, 2014

Celebrating History: New business in the Wright Building

We return to Havre for the 26 installment of this series celebrating the 150th anniversary of the formation of Montana Territory, signed into law by President Abraham Lincoln on May 26, 1864. Information for this column comes from the July 4, 1914...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    June 27, 2014

Celebrating history: Hingham Park is looking better

For this 25th installment celebrating Montana Territory’s 150th anniversary, we go back to Hingham. In the June 26, 1914 issue of the Hingham Review, we find, complete with misspelling: About The Park We are truly glad to see the grass growing in...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    June 20, 2014

Celebrating History: Summer events on the Hi-Line

We return to Box Elder for this 24th installment of this series celebrating Montana Territory’s 150th anniversary. Here is some of what was in the June 19, 1914 issue. Like Hingham, Box Elder was having a contest for a piano. The Valley Mercantile...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    June 13, 2014

Celebrating History: An election year in Hill County, 1914

We find out what is happening in the town of Hingham for this 23rd installment of this series celebrating the 150th anniversary of Montana Territory. Here are some entries found in the June 12, 1914 issue of the Hingham Review. It was an election...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    June 6, 2014

Celebrating History: Picnics, carnivals and flies

We return to Box Elder for this 22nd installment celebrating Montana Territory’s 150th anniversary. The following entries were found in the June 5, 1914, issue of The Box Elder Valley Press. The Farmers’ Picnic Everybody Invited to Help Make It...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    May 30, 2014

Celebrating history: Natural gas found in Havre

We continue to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Montana Territory with this 21st installment in this series. The following entries were found in the May 30, 1914 issue of The Hill County Democrat,...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    May 23, 2014

Celebrating History: Women meet, saloon owners missing

This is the 20th installment of this series celebrating the 150th anniversary of Montana Territory, signed into existence by President Abraham Lincoln. The Havre Plaindealer's May 23, 1914, issue had...

 

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