Looking Back 11.09.17

November 1918
Rock Creek District of forest Remapped. Extensive work under the direction of A. M. Baum is already half completed. When work now being done for the Forest Supervisor, A.M. Baum, is completed within the next few weeks, there will be available a complete and accurate map of the Rock Creek District of the Beartooth Forest which will show in elaborate detail the typography of the country immediately south of Red Lodge and upon which will be marked every trail, creek and other characteristic of the entire District.
Rex Theater: “The Dark Star” with Marion Davies. In 7 parts!
Red Lodge Meat co.: Deep Sea Foods! Quality Meats! Oysters! Oysters! Oysters! Fresh fish of all kinds. Oysters in Bulk: Pint, quart, any amount you want! Shipped directly to us from New York. Try our pure pork sausages. They are fine!

November 1938
This fall a new type of woman has come into fashion, a type more feminine, more enchanting, more discerning-a woman whose personality requires a wardrobe of individuality, of quality and ladylike elegance. Superb collections are available in the best shops, to be sure, but if the dress of milady’s choice happens to be beyond her budget, what then? Many smart women have found the answer in pattern dresses.
Here are a few pointers gleaned at the great silk forum fabric review. Daytime dresses are plain and novelty silk crepe, silk satin and silk jersey. Apropos of the simple dress that you can make yourself of elegant fabric, we call your attention to the shirtwaist frock (Paris still adores). It is of handsome black satin. Why not make 2 shirtwaist frocks, one of black satin for practical wear and another a glimmer lame for formal dates? Lame-ever so smart for bridge, matinee, cocktails and “don’t dress evenings!”)
The Roman Theater: “My Lucky Star” starring Sonja Henie

November 1958
Fire Threatens Town of Bearcreek. A grass fire started by sparks from a smoldering mine dump threatened the Town of Bearcreek late Sunday but was brought under control. The burning grass set fire to rotten railroad tracks and fire flamed by the winds, swept rapidly down the coulee near the Brophy Mine. Belfry Rural Fire Department stood by to save Bearcreek homes if necessary and Bearcreek residents equipped themselves with wet sacks. The blaze was brought under control after James R. Brophy, mine owner, used a Caterpillar tractor to dig a fireline in front of the advancing flames.
The Roman Theater: “Vertigo” starring James Stewart and Kim Novak.

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Upcoming Events

  • Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 6:30pm
    The Montana Metal Rockfest will feature Zen, Kicking Karma, and Mr. Big with Trixter, July 18-20 at Boyd’s Garage on 7th Street, Red Lodge. The gigs will kick off at 6:30 p.m. each night.  There is no cover charge. Vendors will be on site. For tickets and information call (406) 446-1519. 
  • Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Meets every Thursday, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Red Lodge Area Community Foundation, 122 S. Hauser. It is open to all. 425- 1755.
  • Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Clarks Fork Group meets at St. Joseph’s Catholic Hall, north end of Montana Avenue, Thursday at 7 p.m.
  • Friday, July 19, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Rock Creek Group meets Tuesdays and Saturdays at 8 a.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays at 7 p.m. at Calvary Church, 9 N Villard, Red Lodge.
  • Monday, July 22, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Joliet Group meets at the Community Center Monday at 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Now Group meets at the Bridger United Methodist Church, 222 W. Broadway (west entrance of church) Tuesday at 7 p.m.

The Carbon County News

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11 N. Broadway, Red Lodge, MT 59068

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Phone: 406-446-2222

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