21 Dec 1910
More fun snippets from early newspapers. We hope you enjoy them! All snippits and newspaper postings, courtesy of the Daily Interlake
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One automobile man who went out yesterday with a car of ladies, spent two hours prying the machine out of a mud hole caused by what will be an irrigating ditch late in the summer, but is now only an irritating ditch.
7 Aug 1908
9 Oct 1908
Some scoundrel took a stick and deliberately marred the new cement walk on First Avenue west before it had hardened. Some one would do the community a valuable service if he laid such unprincipled people out with a club.
26 Dec 1908
29 Jan 1910
23 Oct 1903
The merry go round has pitched it's tent on the vacant lots at the corner of Main and 1st, and the neighborhood earnestly wishes the contrivance and it's "Just One Girl"were in the wilds of Africa together.
11 Dec 1903
Henry Gutig, a resident of the redlight district, is in trouble, charge with biting off his wife's ear, and otherwise maltreating her.
With eggs at fifty cents a dozen the hen is entitled to set up as a feathered aristocrat.
5 Feb 1904
The ground hog saw his shadow---and the next day it snowed.
Tuesday was ground hog day, and if there is any dependence to be placed in the old story of the connection of the animal's shadow and the weather fort he ensuing six weeks, we are to have that amount of winter to get through yet.
If this is the sort of weather that follows the ground hog's shadow he may come out any time he feels like it.
The only thing that prevents quite a number of Kalispell people from purchasing automobiles this spring is the doubt as to whether the roads here are suited to them. The only thing that prevents a lot of other people from buying them is shortage of cash.
A good many people are complaining about the racket the wind made Sunday night, and the way it swished past their ears when they were out Monday forenoon. And yet, most of those people came from Iowa, Minnesota, or Dakota, where such wind wouldn't have made a respectable zephyr.
1 Apr 1904
Weather predictions Muddy tonight and tomorrow. And that will come nearer hitting the conditions than some of the predictions made by the gentleman who runs the weather from the Chicago office.
20 Sep 1907
1 May 1908
15 May 1908
George Shanley, who is preparing the plans for the Catholic church to be built in Kalispell, came over from Butte this morning.
7 Aug 1908
11 Dec 1908
The Whitefish Pilot cheerfully advocates the construction of a new county by cutting Flathead in two on an east west line about half way between Kalispell and Whitefish. Nothing doing.
7 Jan 1910
The following Snippit was just too fun to ignore. Published 25 Dec 1908
22 Jan 1910
The marble epidemic broke out with a vengeance today, and marbles of all grades from the plebe "commy"to the aristocratic agate were were brought into play. It was a great marble day for the boys.
8 Aug 1910
Mrs Kate Robinson paid $1 this morning to satisfy the demands of justice for having allowed her chicken to run loose.
31 Oct 1910