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85 Years Ago June 17, 1936 Frank Montgomery, prominent druggist, one of Haxtun's leading business men for over 20 years, passed away at his home here Sunday morning, June 13, 1936. Forty-eight...

 

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85 Years Ago June 10, 1936 A course in vocational agriculture will be available to students in the Haxtun High School this coming year, according to J.A. Grant, principal. C.W. Scofield, who has been...

 

Times Past - 85 Years Ago June 3, 1936

85 Years Ago June 3, 1936 North Rockland News - Quite a few from this community attended the circus in Sterling Saturday. Dailey News - Mrs. Pearl McIntyre, Arline, and June Aleda and Elmer Schroeder...

 

Times Past - May 27, 1936

85 Years Ago May 27, 1936 The Gamble store agency at Haxtun changed ownership this week and in the future the business will be operated by Donald Amack. The deal was completed several days ago,...

 

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85 Years Ago May 20, 1936 Sadness was brought to the relatives and many friends of Miss Doris Sand Tuesday evening when she passed away at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Sterling. She was 17 years of...

 

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85 Years Ago May 13, 1936 Eighth grade commencement exercises for elementary schools in the west end of Phillips County will be held Thursday evening at the Church of the Brethren in Haxtun with 50...

 

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85 Years Ago May 6, 1936 Friends of George A. Voges and Miss Anna M. Higdon learned this week of their marriage, which occurred Wednesday afternoon, April 15, at Brighton. The couple had kept the...

 

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85 Years Ago April 29, 1936 A gasoline stove explosion caused a fire which completely destroyed the house at the Ray Stauffer farm eight miles northeast of Haxtun Thursday evening. The two-story...

 

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85 Years Ago April 22, 1936 Miss Evangeline Mooney of Haxtun was one of 18 girls who were recently pledged to sororities at the Colorado State College of Education at Greeley. She became affiliated...

 

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85 Years Ago April 15, 1936 In honor of her 80th birthday anniversary, Mrs. C.J. Eckman was given a pleasant surprise party last Friday. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Eckman and family, Mr. and...

 

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85 Years Ago April 8, 1936 Ridding the crest of a huge wave of votes, candidates on the Progressive ticket were swept into office by a solid majority at the municipal election at Haxtun Tuesday....

 

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85 Years Ago April 1, 1936 A popular and unanimous vote was accorded Chief Harry O'Hare at the annual meting of the Haxtun Volunteer Fire Department meeting Wednesday evening. The members re-elected...

 

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85 Years Ago March 25, 1936 Farmer jubilant as big snow settles over entire region. Blizzard Monday brings nearly an inch of moisture; soil is in good condition after long drought ends; more snow...

 

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85 Years Ago March 18, 1936 Wike Harms, who was lodged in the county jail last week charged with the theft of chickens in this territory, was released on probation Wednesday by County Judge Avery T....

 

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85 Years Ago March 11, 1936 The Mooney hospital at Haxtun was threatened by fire Tuesday afternoon when an oil burner in the building overflowed, spreading burning oil over the basement floor. The...

 

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85 Years Ago March 4, 1936 Andrew Krueger, age 10, of Amherst, passed away at the McKnight hospital in Haxtun Friday night following an operation for a ruptured appendix. He was the son of Mr. and...

 

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85 Years Ago Feb. 26, 1936 A blacksmith shop will be opened in Haxtun this coming Saturday in the building nor of the cheese factory. The shop which will be known as Carl's Shop, will be operated by...

 

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85 Years Ago Feb. 19, 1936 A proposal for the purchase of the American Legion Hall by the Town of Haxtun will be placed before the voters at the regular town election this coming April. The purchase...

 

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85 Years Ago Feb. 12, 1936 Mercury drops to new low as winter rages during week. The temperature in this region dropped to 25 degrees below zero, the coldest weather to be recorded in six years. Excep...

 

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85 Years Ago Feb. 5, 1936 Death brought sorrow to the family of Mr. and Mrs. G.B. Hire twice within 12 hours last Saturday. By the strange hand of fate, a sister of Mrs. Hire's passed away in Curtis,...

 

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85 Years Ago Jan. 29, 1936 O. Christoper, instructor in the Haxtun High School for the past year and a half, resigned his position this week to accept an appointment as supervisor in the community...

 

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85 Years Ago Jan. 15, 1936 Increased interest in library activities was reported at the January meeting of Haxtun Public Library board. In spite of the lack of funds, books costing $50 were purchased...

 

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85 Years Ago Jan. 8, 1936 Harvest subscription campaign brought to a sensational close Saturday night: Mrs. A. R. Haskins and Mrs. Ella Sharpe win new Chevrolet cars. Checks amounting to 10 percent...

 

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85 Years Ago Dec. 18, 1935 A.B. Brelsford, 64, resident of the south community for a number of years, passed away at the hospital in Haxtun last Saturday, Dec. 14, 1935. With only 14 days left in The...

 

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85 Years Ago Dec. 11, 1935 A branch store of the Boyd Hardware Co. was opening in Fleming this week, with Homer Collins of Haxtun in charge. Fleming has been without a general hardware store for...

 

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