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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).

March 7, 1946

Burglars Cut Plate Glass To Get Jewelry–

An attractive show window of watches, pens, and other items in the Service Drug was completely marred and depleted sometime during the early hours of Saturday morning. Thieves cut a small circular hole in the plate glass window and extracted four men’s wrist watches, two fountain pens and four cigarette lighters. Cecil Marsh, proprietor, and Don Trower, the jeweler, estimated their loss at $200. The building belongs to the Scobey Masons.

Bill Stephens Dies–

William Tandy Stephens, died Monday morning, ending the career of one of the most colorful characters northeastern Montana has ever known. His funeral will be held in the school auditorium.

Bill married Nannie L. Pearce in 1914, their 6 children were born in Scobey, Bill Jr., Elizabeth, Clover, Louise, Mary and Jimmy. He served on Scobey Council...