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75 Years Ago


October 4, 1945

Services For Sam G. Paus–

One of the community’s early settlers, Samuel G. Paus, 77, was laid to rest Tuesday at Scobey, following funeral services at Opheim where he had been a member of the Paus Mercantile firm the past 18


Surviving him are his wife, Wilhelmina, and two sons, Roy of Opheim and Ormond of Scobey.

Curfew Begins–

At a meeting of the City Council, it was decided to sound the curfew at 8 o’clock every evening. All children of grade school age on the street after 8 will have to account to the truant officer. Council gave orders

that the curfew be impartially and strictly enforced.

Local Business Firms Remodeling–

The Greengard apartment house on north Main was given a thorough overhauling, with new interior and outside walls, new basement and the installation of an automatic oil heating system. The building accommodates five modern apartments.

Bud Gorham expects to open his new modern cocktail lounge in the hotel. A tile floor, redecorated walls,

new lighting scheme and en-

tirely new fixtures.

George Askelson plans to have his restaurant ready to open completely redecorat- ed with a new tile floor and

all-over paint job. This is the former Jones Coffee Shop.

Flaxville Notes–

Charles Edward, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Gavin, died at the Gavin home. The baby was unusually small at birth, but seemed to be gaining and progressing. He is survived by his parents and a brother and sister.

Mr. and Mrs. Al Kattanick recently purchased the Anton Peterson home and sold their house to Lloyd Tande.

The first grade made Mac

and Muff booklets while the second grade made booklets entitled, “My Pets”.

Marilyn Cromwell was elected secretary for Girls’ Glee Club.

Highway Night Club Rounding Into Shape– Clint Richardson reports steady progress in completion of his night club building beside the highway about four miles east of Scobey. The building is 50×80 with a round roof, spacious dance hall, refreshment dispensary quarters, cloak and office rooms. Shortage of

labor and equipment has set back his grand opening date by several weeks. Peerless Woman’s Club–

The Peerless Woman’s Club met and discussed the preparing of Christmas parcels for the overseas boys. Mrs. A. Ellingson offered to bake the fruit cakes and anyone having the address of the boys from the Peerless community, please leave the address with Secretary Mrs. E. M. Bingham at the Cafe.

Theatre Pictures–

Showing at the Flaxville Theatre is, “It’s A Pleasure”, and “The Power Of The Whistler”.

Scheduled at The Rex is, “Winged Victory”, “National Velvet”, “3 Is A Family”, and “Pillow To Post”.

Buys Farm–

Mrs. Dorothy Chapman purchased the George Nelson farm adjoining the city to the east of the north road. Mrs. Chapman recently sold her city property to Edgar Delegrave, who farms in the Four Buttes area.