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November 1918

Jan Jekubzick not caught! After a number of weeks on the trail of Jan Jekubzick it is suspected he went to New Michel, British Columbia. After burglarizing stores, he was captured in Bridger, then escaped. The same night the Bridger constable was in the act of placing a common drunk in jail, Jekubzick took advantage of the opportunity and assaulted the officer knocking him down and making a break through the open door. The officer fired 3 shots some of which took effect and the latter made good his escape. Since his escape, it has been ascertained that Jekubzick has armed himself with two revolvers and will make a bold fight if cornered.
Karl: The home of Hart, Schaffner and Marx! Look like a New Yorker and dress up where you can find the best clothing on earth!
Dry Goods and Shoes: Cash store! 100 lb. Purty Flour: $3.70; 100 lbs. sugar: $7.50; 1 gallon can apricots: 35 cents; Rex Hams: 18 cents/lb.

November 1938

Montana’s depression hit coffers have been swelled by $8,4040,000 since the state liquor and beer laws became effective four years ago.
A total of $228,371 has been distributed to counties from beer alone.
Penny’s Tag end days: Women’s dresses reduced to $2.00 and $3.00; Blankets: $1.00, 80 x 99 inches; 500 sheets facial tissue: 15 cents; Boys’ Dress Shirts: 25 cents (plain and fancy); women’s silk hose: 25 cents/pair; Men’s Wool underwear: 98 cents.
Roman Theater: “Too Hot to Handle” starring Myrna Loy and Clark Gable.

November 1958

New Ski Run Road contract to be let, Nov. 19. The State Highway Department called for bids for building the new road to Grizzly Peak Ski Area. The project is to include 3,368 miles of grading, graveling and culverts beginning at West fork Road, approximately three miles west of Red Lodge. If the contract is let on schedule, Grizzly Peak, Inc. which will operated the ski run will be making plans for installing a lift next Sunday so the course can be open for the winter of 1959-60.
Sawyers: Hunt’s Food Dollar Day: 4 cans red chili; (5) 14 oz. catsups; 7 cans of spinach; 4 cans of plums; 7 cans of beans.
Roman Theater: Walt Disney’s “Bambi.”


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.

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