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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).

July 24, 1947

Four Buttes Men Start New Firm On Main Line–

Riley Ostby and Art Bernard have purchased a business location in Wolf Point and construction starts this week on a $25,000 structure of blocks or brick & tile which will house their projected business venture and will be known as “Soft Water Service”.

Business of the new firm is to provide northeastern Montana patrons with appliances which will provide them with soft water from the tap in their home or business. Aim of the new firm is to extend its service to as many towns as possible in this part of Montana.