Celebrating History Hospitals, Shriners and spouse swapping
July 7, 2017
By Emily Mayer
The 15th annual state convention for the Fraternal Order of Eagles had started the day prior to the publication of the July 7, 1917 issue of The Havre Plaindealer. Havreites who found themselves selected for state committees were W. B. Pyper, Press and Publicity; F. A. Carnal, Judiciary; James Holland, Finance; and T. J. Troy, Resolutions. The Eagles were meeting at Chestnut Hall and seemed pleased with their host city.
The second annual Great Northern Stampede was drawing to a close, and complaints were made that the performance that year did not justify the price of admis...