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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 11, 1948

Hail, Lightning and Fire Make 3 Hits on Jim–

Fire of unknown origin completely destroyed the Jim Collins farm barn and its contents about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday. Destroyed in the fire were 50 or 60 tons of winter feed, a registered prize sow and her litter of pigs, a fat steer planned as winter meat; the farm truck loaded with pig feed.

Mr. and Mrs. Collins were sleeping when Stanley Richardson on his way home noticed the fire and awakened them.

This has been an unfortunate year for Mr. and Mrs. Collins. On August 6 thei...