Phillips County News - One Nation, Under God

By Mark Hebert

Yesterday's Phillips County News Memories for May 8, 2019


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Out going Malta Mayor B. J. "Swede" Goodheart Monday night conducted a swearing in ceremony for the new mayor and City Council. Goodheart is pictured above giving the oath of office to the new City Council. The new mayor, George Hoynes, was sworn in first and is shown at the right observing. From the left are Ellene Halvorsen, City Treasurer; Councilman Elmer Feigel, R.H. Ulrich, Carl Eaton, and Romeo Fortin, and Goodheart.

100 year ago

May 8, 1919

Five girls made up the 1919 Class of graduates from Malta High School. Rev. L. J. Christler gave the commencement address. Graduates were Jean Hewitt, Nora Hocket, Inez Erickson, Ellen Swanson, and Helen Smith.


F. W. Wheat had purchased the Fifth Avenue Hotel from Mr. and Mrs. George Health who had operated it for the past two years.


Fred L. Robinson had returned from service in France. He had also purchased the store in Wagner owned by Harry McConnell and had become postmaster at Wagner.


County Attorney Fred C. Gabriel had been offere...

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