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75 Years Ago


Items taken from weekly issues 75 years ago, from the Daniels County Leader, est. 1922 (continuation of the Scobey Sentinel, est. 1912).

October 25, 1945

County Tops Loan Quota in One Day–

Daniels County people did it again, they marched into the county’s two banks, at Scobey and Flaxville and bought an average of $44 per capita in “E” Victory bonds to over-subscribe their quota by more than $50,000. The quota was set at $115,000, more than $170,000 was brought in. CO-OP Market May Enlarge Locker Plant– A special stockholders meeting of the Co-op Market at Scobey will be held November 3 at the Court House to which all non-members interested in obtaining food lockers are invited.

The proposed addition to the present building would provide for 390 lockers, almost double the present capacity. A movie will be shown on the proper handling of meat and other perishable


Scobey Veteran Takes

Bride in Tacoma–

Alvin Rustebakke of Scobey and Dorothy Mae Cochran of Tacoma were married October 16 at Lutheran Memorial Church in Tacoma.

The bride is a graduate of the College of Puget Sound and was active in USO and the Red Cross. Alvin, nearly 5 years in the army, was with the 2nd Rangers Battalion when he was wounded on D-Day. The bridal couple will make their home on the family farm near Four Buttes.

The Weather–

High for the week was 55 with a low of 18. Precipitation measured at .12. Wildcats Drub Spartans–

Coach Butters’ Scobey Spartans took a day off Friday and watched the Plentywood Wildcats stroll across their goal line three times and add the extra point to each touchdown.

Brooks and Vanderpan, Scobey’s explosive backs, were nursing sore ankles, but team work was lacking and the visitors earned their victory.

Poplar plays here Satur- day in the final home game

of the season.

Flaxville Girl

Scobey Boy Wed–

Seaman Norman Juel, home on leave from navy duty, and Vera Parent were united in wedlock October 21 in a ceremony read by Father Altmann. The couple were attended by Mr. and

Mrs. Eugene Hatfield.

At the Theatres–

Flaxville Theatre is showing, “A Thousand And

One Nights”, and “The Enchanted Cottage”. Showing at The Rex Theatre is, “Bedside Manner”, “Mrs. Parkington”, “Something For The Boys”, and “A Royal Scandal”. Member of Noted Choir–

Miss Mary Helen Brenden, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Casper Brenden of Scobey, is now a member of the famous acapella choir at Concordia College.

Girl Scout Food Sale–

The Girl Scouts of Scobey will sponsor a food sale on Saturday, November 3 at Peoples Cash Store.

Scout Meeting–

Thirty-six members of the Boy Scout Councils of Scobey, Plentywood, Antelope, Medicine Lake, Froid and Culbertson met at Plentywood for the Big Sandy Muddy District banquet, when plans were discussed for reorganizing troops, Courts of Honor, Scout Circuses, Kampingoes and winter camping.

Flaxville Drug–

Under the new management of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Zimmerman, everyone is invited to stop in and get acquainted. They carry a complete line of greeting cards, sundaes, milk shakes, cones and bulk ice cream.