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Celebrating History: An update on Havre spouse-swapping


By Emily Mayer

A couple of weeks ago I had included a bizarre article about wife swapping. The parties involved refused to speak to local newspapers, but the mother of one of the women thought it appropriate to speak to the St. Paul Dispatch. A copy of that article was printed in the July 21, 1917 issue of The Havre Plaindealer:


Underneath a double-column half-tone showing the women in the case draped artistically over the shoulders of their new husbands, and each woman resting a hand upon the shoulder of her former husband, the St. Paul Dispatch...

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