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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 4, 1948

County Republicans Overcome Bourbon Landslide– The state and nation gave sharp majorities to practically all Democratic candidates on Nov. 2. John Bonner defeated Governor Ford by a large majority; Senator Murray defeated Tom Davis and will return to Congress for his fourth term.

Of the state Republicans only Congressman Wesley D’Ewart weathered the storm by a narrow margin.

Montana gave President Truman a comfortable majority to help return him as leader of the nation.

Every state office is now controlled by Democrats.

However, Daniels County took a change to the Republican side in that its state senator and representative are now both of that party; and according to latest count Throndson has broken the tie for commi...