Phillips County News - One Nation, Under God

By Mark Hebert

Yesterday's Phillips County News Memories for May 23, 2018


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Hard-fought baseball game here Saturday...shown above are the members of the Malta Jaycee and Shaunacon, Sask., Jaycees who played a hard-fought baseball game here in Malta Saturday as part of the International Friendship Days Celebration. It has been a little hard for the News to find out who was victorious in the international struggle but it is rumored that the Canadian players barely edged the local version of the Black Sox. 1968.

100 years ago

May 30, 1918

Mayor E. Sklower had issued a proclamation declaring Memorial Day as a legal holiday. Observances included a reading of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address by H. M. Kirton and addresses by the Reverend G. V. Bell, Rev. W. H. Haley, and Rev. G. L. Stone.


Ed Lenno was arrested for cattle rustling and Carl Schultz was picked up for having in his possession five head of horses not bearing his brand.


The Malta band was reorganized with B. W. Withrow, director; Miss Edna Partridge, librarian, and the following board of directors, A. J. Bishell, George Chambers, and O....

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