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Celebrating History: New county, farm aid and crime


September 13, 2019

By Emily Mayer

The creation of a new county to be called Liberty was progressing, according to the Sept. 6, 1919, edition of The Havre Plaindealer.

Attempts to lessen opposition to the split were being made and implemented, but those organizing the meetings were very hush-hush about whether or not they had even met, and attempted to deflect blame onto the International Workers of the World, a.k.a. the “Wobblies.” Which didn’t work much, considering there were few Wobblies in the area and news reports of their activities were either so insignificant they were not reported in the pap...

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