Celebrating History: Good news and bad
Last updated 11/5/2021 at 11:52am
by Emily Mayer
Local news was mixed in the Havre Daily Promoter 100 years ago. Let’s start with the bad news.
HUGE FIRE REDUCES COUNTRY CLUB TO ASHES
Fire, originating from an unknown cause, reduced the log building of the Country Club three miles west of the city, yesterday morning to a heap of ashes, aggregating a total loss of about $5,000.
The building was owned by Mrs. Sam Spaulding, who leased it to Messrs More and Peak for a country club house, which had been open for the past six weeks. The building was partly covered by insurance.
Messrs More and Peak and a party of persons...