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By Mark Hebert

Memories for the Week of February 11, 2015


February 11, 2015

PCN Archive

First Call... Mayor Cecil Milne makes the first telephone call on the dial system from Malta. He called his son Bob in Billings after the Mountain States changeover at 12:07 a.m. Sunday, February 7.

100 years ago

February 11, 1915

Headline: First case in court

A special session of the district court was held this week in the Bank hall Tuesday afternoon, and was the first in the new county of Phillips ... in the case of State vs. Lewis Verbeck, and was transferred from Valley County to Phillips.

The defendant is charged with killing and maiming livestock on the range. A motion filed by his attorney, asking that the bonds be reduced from $3,000 to $1,000, was granted by the court. It was ordered by the court that all prisoners of the new county be confined in the jail at Glasgow or Chi...

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