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Celebrating History: Autumn arrives in Havre


September 29, 2017

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Alice "Ma Plaz" Pleasant stands in front of her Home Café in Havre.

By Emily Mayer

Autumn had just arrived and preparations for winter were in full swing in Havre 100 years ago.

In war news, it was announced that all merchant vessels more than 2,500 tons were being requisitioned for the war effort and prices for carrying government supplies was going to be regulated by the government. Montana was among the first contributing recruits for the cause, the world's wheat crop made a slight gain, American chemists were speeding up production of toluene, an explosive substance found in coal gas, to use for high powered ammunition, and of course the women were no...

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