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Celebrating History: War effort and anti-German sentiment


April 20, 2018

By Emily Mayer

In its April 20, 1918, edition, The Havre Plaindealer released the names of 51 of Hill County’s lads who would be going to training camps to get them ready to fight in the trenches in Europe. It was also announced that merchants across the state were required to report any excess flour to the state food administrator and that flour mills could not sell their product outside the established rules. Liberty Bond holders were reminded that sums under $5,000 were not taxable, and the Salvation Army was ramping up efforts to raise funds to go to the war effort.

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