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Celebrating History: Generosity and fires

 

December 29, 2017

Courtesy photo

A flag flies over Havre High School. The building burned Dec. 22, 1917, and was replaced with a building on the 700 Block of Third Avenue, which served first as the high school and then as the junior high school until it was closed in the 1980s.

By Emily Mayer

Last week's column focused on what the Havre churches were doing for the Christmas season. This week, what was going on in Havre during the weeks of Dec. 22 and 29, 1917, will be featured, and there is quite the collection of activities.

First, the good news. Hill County's generosity was in full-force as explained in this article that ran in the December 22, 1917 issue of The Havre Plaindealer:

HILL COUNTY AGAIN SHOWS GENEROSITY

Oversubscribes its Allotment for the Y. M. C. A. Fund

That Hill county citizens are generous and always ready to respond to calls for aid for th...



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