Celebrating history: Natural gas found in Havre
The first Havre High School is shown in this undated photo. One hundred years ago this week, the school was planning commencement and the prom.
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, complete with grammatical and spelling errors.
Gas Directors Hold Meeting
Building Operations Have Begun
Volumn Not Yet Known
Enough Has Been Discovered For Commercial Purposes.
A meeting of the Board of Directors of the Havre Gas Co. was held at the city hall on Thursday evening, and all of the conditions governing the situation were thoroughly discussed and gone into.
Mr. Duffield has charge of the building operations and he is now at Redcliff. He expects to return Saturday and he intends bringing with him a gas meter with which to measure the volume of the gas. Although the volume of the gas has not yet been measured, yet the opinion is prevalent that it is present in sufficient quantity to be utilized for commercial purposes. When it is when it is...
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