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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).

February 5, 1948

Third of Land in County Not on Tax Rolls–

Daniels County government, its road and bridge funds, as well as most of the school district work under financial handicaps which few, if any counties in the state, have to deal with.

Harvey Wagar, county commissioner, said the county board has been doing some figuring on the problem. Within the county there are 910,080 acres of land, of this 313,294 acres produce huge quantities of wheat, flax, barley, and feed countless cattle and sheep, bring no direct taxes to the county or its road and bridge funds, and compartively little to mos...