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Celebrating History: More men required for Great War; Life goes on


April 13, 2018

By Emily Mayer

The Havre Plaindealer announced in its April 13, 1918, edition that Hill County was required to send 50 more men off to training camps to prepare them to fight in the Great War. A list would be released the following week.

A large advertisement was front page center urging people to “Plant a War Garden, Help Win the War.” The goal was for American families who were able to plant a food garden to become self-sustainable in order to supply food for the Allies. You could write for leaflets free of charge from either the US Department of Agriculture or the state agricul...

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