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The young-adult book features an artist, an actress, a rancher, a politician, an ant and a homesteader. Judy picked Native women, black women and white women, women from across the state. As she grew up, she convinced her father to teach her how to hunt, which generated controversy among her Small Robes band.
Church attendance was dropping. Piano playing even declined. Evangelists declared Satan was to blame.
More and more people were spending their only free day — Sunday — riding bicycles! Remember those five young men we told you about last week, attempting a Missoula to Hamilton bike ride?
That was just a hint of the impact the bicycle had on society, especially women. Those two wheels offered a new freedom. Women were now able to go on unchaperoned dates. Why, women might even be able to elope on a bike!
Atlanta Baptist minister, Dr. It was not the love of pleasure, but a personal devil. The Reverend Thomas B. It annihilates the reading habit. The reading rooms and libraries, as compared with what they used to be, are deserted.
It is a menace to health. It provokes heart disease, kidney affections, consumption and all sorts of nervous disorders! Not everyone was over-reacting.
The Los Angeles Heraldinreported on the positive aspects of bicycling, reprinting an article from the Centuryquoting Dr. Walking, riding, skating and dancing I can understand as fit exercise for the vigorous and young. Jim Harmon is a longtime Missoula news broadcaster, now retired, who writes a weekly history column for Missoula Current. You can contact Jim at harmonshistories gmail.
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