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85 Years Ago Aug. 11, 1937 Mistaking a poison powder containing strychnine for what she thought was a stomach powder caused the tragic death here last Thursday of Mrs. Lavenna Mathews of south of...

 

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85 Years Ago Aug. 4, 1937 Claude D. Walrod, well known Holyoke attorney for the past 27 years, passed away at his home at 11 o'clock Saturday night following an illness of several months. He was 62...

 

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85 Years Ago July 28, 1937 Arvid Wedin of Haxtun, a junior in the College of Engineering at the University of Colorado, placed on the university's list of those making an average of B-plus or more...

 

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85 Years Ago July 21, 1937 A warning was issued by city officials this week that autoists must observe speed regulations when entering the town on various highways. The 25-mile speed limit will be enforced in the future, it is said. Friends will be i...

 

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85 Years Ago July 14, 1937 Relatives and old friends attended the funeral services Monday for Ora Clevenger, 61, who for many years had been a farmer and a rancher in this part of the state. He suffer...

 

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85 Years Ago July 7, 1037 Martin Bryant, a resident of the Haxtun community for nearly 30 years, passed away last Saturday night (July 3, 1937) at the farmhouse where he was farming southwest of...

 

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85 Years Ago June 30, 1937 After a lingering illness of three years, death brought an end of the suffering of N.S. Crow, 73, of Haxtun late Tuesday evening of this week (June 29, 1937). Miss Doris Jes...

 

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85 Years Ago June 23, 1937 Clair Saylor, 16, of Fleming, was brought to Haxtun Tuesday morning to receive treatment for severe burns on the face and chest. He received the injuries when he was scalded...

 

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85 Years Ago June 16, 1937 In the presence of a large number of relatives and friends, Miss Lucille Crossland and Mr. John Larson of Haxtun were married last Sunday morning at 10:30 o'clock. The...

 

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85 Years Ago June 9, 1937 Haxtun was assured a new high school auditorium and gymnasium building Monday when voters decided in favor of the bond issues that will supplement a federal grant to...

 

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85 Years Ago June 2, 1937 Voters will go to the polls next Monday to decide upon the construction of a high school auditorium and addition in the Haxtun branch of the county high school system....

 

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85 Years Ago May 26, 1937 As a safety measure and aid to motorists, the oiled paving on Highway No. 6 has been painted with an orange stripe. Starting at Sterling and continuing to the Nebraska state...

 

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85 Years Ago May 19, 1937 Seniors to graduate Thursday from Haxtun: Kenneth Boeve, Victor Crossland, Verne Conquist, William Des Voigne, Rex Edwards, Lowell Heiny, Milton Hill, Clinton Jeffers, Clyde...

 

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85 Years Ago May 12, 1937 Showing extreme boldness, thieves visited the Henry Anderson farm in the Fairfield community last Thursday night and made off with two fat hogs. Mr. Anderson said that a...

 

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85 Years Ago May 5, 1937 After a fine rain on Monday and indications of more moisture before the end of the week, farmers in the Haxtun community are preparing for corn planting with renewed hope. A g...

 

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85 Years Ago April 28, 1937 Another business firm in Haxtun changed hands this week when Ruby's Cash Market was purchased by H.B. Prouty and son Floyd. Floyd will be in charge of the store, which is...

 

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85 Years Ago April 21, 1937 First prize was awarded to Jean Kluger of Fleming, at the amateur show at the Rialto Theater Tuesday evening. The audience chose Mary Clark, tap dancer, for second prize, a...

 

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85 Years Ago April 14, 1937 A county-wide meeting of farmers and businessmen interested in rural electrification under the REA was held in Paoli Saturday night. A kilowatt hour, which can be...

 

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85 Years Ago April 7, 1937 Funeral services were held last Saturday morning for Mrs. R.T. Fisher, who passed away Thursday at her home in Haxtun. She was 61 years, six months and 28 days old. She was...

 

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85 Years Ago March 31, 1937 A pretty Easter wedding took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E.E. Cronquist Sunday afternoon when their daughter, Miss Lillian, became the bride of Mr. Carol Lydin. The...

 

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85 Years Ago March 24, 1937 Clifford Ruch, the four-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Ruch of the Fairfield community, passed away Tuesday (March 23, 1937) at the Mooney hospital after a short illn...

 

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85 Years Ago March 17, 1937 A business deal was completed at Haxtun this week in which the dental practice of Dr. V.R. Butler was sold to Dr. C.W. Buck of Otis. Philorado News - Mr. and Mrs. G.A....

 

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85 Years Ago March 10, 1937 Wesley McCune won the championship in the 145-pound class in intramural wrestling in Boulder last weekend. This is the second year that Wesley has won that medal. Henry...

 

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85 Years Ago March 3, 1937 A new school gymnasium at Haxtun came a step nearer reality this week when the Phillips County High School committee voted to submit the proposition to voters. It is underst...

 

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85 Years Ago Feb. 24, 1937 A pie and box supper will be held in connection with the literary at the Sun Beam School Friday evening. Everyone welcome. Mrs. Monteith, 43, died suddenly from apoplexy;...

 

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