Celebrating History: Nurses, garbage collection and influenza in the news
November 15, 2019
By Emily Mayer
Crime and court news were not the only things going on in Havre during the week of Nov. 8, 1919. There were plenty of other things going on as well, including a new telephone alarm system installed at the fire station at City Hall, modeled after one in Seattle; the Havre Commercial Company was giving away free tablets to school children to “Start a Crusade On High Cost of Living,” all one had to do was go to the Commercial with Mom or Dad and get your free tablet (the kind you physically write on with a pencil or a pen, not that mini computer thing); the Havre Abstract C...