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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).

March 3, 1949

Registration List For City Vote Shows 553 Eligible– List of the names of those entitled to vote in the coming city election (April 4) show a total of 553 electors.

Registration books were closed Feb. 17.

A number of new faces will show on the city council in Scobey. Incumbent Mayor Carl Helmbrecht, stated he will not be a candidate, Chet Solberg’s name is expected to be at least one on the ballot for that office.

H. P. Larsen, a recent appointee to the council from the west side when Ed Leibrand resigned, has not stated his intentions; nor have the others, although Melfred Eide from the west side, and Don Trower on the east side have indicated the...