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November 1918

Women register for election. Forty thousand feminine voters registered in Lost Angels this year, with great enthusiasm shown by the women who will cast  their ballots for the first time. Tons of socialist letters have been distributed to the homes of the city in an effort to convert the women. It is alleged thousands of women, not socialists, will vote for Job Harriman, socialist candidate, for mayor as a protest vote against General Harrison Otis. Otis is the proprietor of the Los Angeles Times who opposed the granting of suffrage to women. Union labor and capital's long war also enters largely into the equation. 
Goody Grocer: Washington Watermelons, while they last! 3 1/2 cents/lb.; Crab Apples, very fine for jelly: 5 cents/lb.; Carbon County Wealthy apples: $1.75/box.

November 1938

Stores closed for football. Red Lodge Stores will close Friday afternoon from 2-3:30 p.m., during which time the football team of Carbon County High School plays Laurel High School on local grounds.
Children note Armistice Day! Local school children celebrated the anniversary of the end of World War I on November 11, 1918.
The Roman Theater: "Spawn of the North" starring Henry Fonda, George Ralf and Dorothy Lamour.

November 1958

Wreck reveals illegal bird kill. An auto wreck late Saturday on the south curve of Route 308, five miles south of Bridger, resulted in the arrest of William E. Morse, of Billings, on charges of possession of game birds out of season. Morse apparently lost control on the curve, the car did a side roll and then an end roll. The birds were found in the car.

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Upcoming Events

  • Monday, April 22, 2019 - 6:00pm
    Paintbrush Piecers Quilt Guild meeting will be Monday April 22 at 6 p.m. at the Cody Sr. Center. After a short business meeting the program will be a trunk show presented by Betty Hecker, Audrey Clark and Sharon Kaeding from Red Lodge. Meetings are free and guests are welcome. For information contact Marybeth 754-5399
  • Monday, April 22, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Joliet Group meets at the Community Center Monday at 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 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.
  • Thursday, April 25, 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, April 25, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Clarks Fork Group meets at St. Joseph’s Catholic Hall, north end of Montana Avenue, Thursday at 7 p.m.
  • Friday, April 26, 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.

The Carbon County News

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