Phillips County News - One Nation, Under God

By Lori Taylor
P.C. Museum Curator 

Philips County Museum News for September 4, 2019


September 4, 2019

Dobson offers $100 for First Baby. History was made on December 14, 1951, at 6:21 a.m. in Malta. The first child was born in the Malta hospital which began operation on December 10th.

As promised Pete Dobson presented the mother with a $100 prize which he had promised to the first child born in the new building. Dr. Setzer delivered the baby and then said, “it was a significant occasion as 20 years before that he had been the physician in attendance at the birth of the mother!"

Stop in at the PC Museum Monday-Saturday 10-5. Oh and if you’re wondering the baby was Victoria Anne Ca...

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