Phillips County News - One Nation, Under God

By Mark Hebert

Yesterday's Phillips County News Memories for April 11, 2018


April 11, 2018

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Malta delegates and alternates for American Legion Boys State were announced this week by Malta High School. In the front row, left to right, are the delegates, Paul Gilbertson, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Gilbertson; Tim Callahan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Stuff; Brant Chaney, son of Rev. and Mrs. Grady Chaney, and Tom Golik, son of Mr. and Mrs. Matt Golok. From the left in the back row are alternates Jim Mans, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Mans; Wayne Paulson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Paulson; Jim Hannon, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Hannon; Roger Jacobson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Jacobson; Kim Mangis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ned Mangis. Feigel Photo, 1968.

100 years ago

April 11, 1918

Lee Booth was fatally wounded in a gunfight at Zortman by Ike Jordan. Booth and Jordan were having a little trouble on the street in the mining camp when Booth flashed a gun. Jordan took it away from him and shot him in the stomach. Jordan is a man well along in years. He immediately came to Malta and gave himself up to the sheriff. Booth had been released from the county jail a few days before the fight, having been incarcerated for about a year on various charges. He was "known around Zortman as a bad man."


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