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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).

November 28, 1946

Whitetail Merchant

Victim Accidental

Shooting– Lawrence Saunders, 38, of Whitetail was brought to Scobey last Friday afternoon mortally wounded by a bullet from a 32 Winchester lever action rifle. He expired

within minutes of his arrival

at Dr. Collinson's office.

The tragic accident occurred when he was at a slaughterhouse west of Whitetail with Floyd Wiley and Leonard Stagg. Saunders was outside the slaughterhouse and stepped into the line of fire while a bull

was being killed.

Ogle Hotel Purchased–

A business deal for the purchase of the Ogle Ho...