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November 14, 2018

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World War I Veterans District Convention ... Over 130 persons registered for the District 3 Convention of the World War I Veterans organization which was held in Malta on Monday, November 11, the 50th Anniversary of the Armistice ending World War I. Pictured are some of the Word War I veterans who attended the affair which drew visitors from Wolf Point, Bainville, Chinook, Butte, Dodson, and Harlem. Some of them are not identified. Top row, l to r, W. E. Woods of Saco; Brewer Anderson, Bill Cookingham. Arhtur Ulness, Fred Hoppe of Dodson, W. C. Kienenberger of Dodson, I G. Hagen, George Koechel, Dan Depuydt, Fern Taylor, Jack Lang, Pete Hoagland, Joe Holzhey, Duncan MacLead, and Paul Slaneman. Bottom row, from the left, unidentified, N. J. Cummings, E. T. Taylor, guest, Lee Schumacher, Egil Solberg, unidentified, Uria Cao, Hugo Schellen, Harry Austin, Swen Carlberg, R. C. Haynes, Leo Geeting, Matt Drabbels, Horace Matthews, Shaw Anderson, Fred Robinson, Bert Larson, Mike Perraut, Hans Jensen, Lewis Verbeck of Dodson, Mons Veseth, Jack Sullivan, M. R. Nelson, unidentified, Paul Daellenbach, O. E. Sjostrom, and Uffe Nelson of Wolf Point. 1968.

100 years ago

November 10, 1918

The post office quarters were moved to the Veseth Building under a 10-year lease.


A letter to the Enterprise from Cpl. Auburn Coe stated that he had been in the last big drive of the war in France and had come through without a scratch.


Milton Porter was believed to be the only Phillips County man with the U.S. Army of occupation in Germany.


Mrs. Frank Schempp of Freewater had been asked to supply the birth certificate of her youngest son as it was believed he was the youngest man in the U.S. expeditionary forces. John Schempp w...

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