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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).

August 8, 1946

Estimate Water Sewage Cost–

Extension of the water and sewage system to an area covering approximately twenty-two blocks will cost the City of Scobey $91,000. This cost is based on a recent preliminary survey made in Scobey by the prospective contractors, Corwin and Company of Great Falls.

Arrival of the detailed survey report, and blueprints is being awaited by the mayor and council. Scobey Youth Seriously Hurt In Auto Wreck– Donna Richardson, yesterday morning, was taken to Great Falls in the hope that treatment there will correct a serious spinal injury received last Sunday in an automobile accident on the highway near the Gulick Kamrud farm west of Flaxville. Final x-ray pictures show she has a broken back. The extent of damage to her spinal cord in not known although there is some paralysis, according to Dr. Collinson.