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Celebrating History: CM Russell helps war effort


By Emily Mayer

The Havre Plaindealer announced the U.S. government was organizing a National War Savings Day for June 28, 1918. A large advertisement from Gov. Sam Stewart front and center on its June 15, 1918, edition outlined the effort, encouraging Montanans to purchase “either Liberty Bonds, War Certificates, or the humbler, but none the less effective Thrift Stamps.”

The newspaper also carried out more news of food conservation, especially flour and meat. Everyone was encouraged to participate in the various campaigns to raise money for the war effort and be thrifty at home. Eve...

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