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Celebrating History: An election year in Hill County, 1914

 

June 13, 2014



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 year in 1914, and Hill County positions were open for candidates.

About County Politics

More than twenty candidates have already filed their petitions with County Clerk and Recorder J. H. Devine, and it is expected that quite a number more will do likewise, at least that is what we infer from current talk. It is hard telling what the complexion of the campaign is going to be, but present indications are that it is going to be a warm one to say the least.

Hyrum Christiansen announces that he will be a candidate for the nomination on the republican ticket for county commissioner and has filed his petition with Clerk and Recorder Devine. Mr. Christensen has lived here almost twenty years, and owing to his wid...



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