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85 Years Ago Dec. 9, 1936 The Future Farmers Club of Haxtun received singular honors from the state organization this month by being credited with the best idea of the month, as published in the...

 

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85 Years Ago Dec. 2, 1936 Miss Evelyn Waters of Wray and Joseph Intermill were married on Wednesday evening of last week at Aurora. The young people were attended by Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Strickland of...

 

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85 Years Ago Nov. 25, 1936 Six boys and girls, graduates of Haxtun High School, are now members of the student body at Colorado State College of Education located in Greeley. They are Phyllis...

 

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85 Years Ago Nov. 18, 1936 Through appointment by Governor Johnson, Joe C. Jankovsky of Ovid will become commissioner in Sedgwick County to replace Earl Quinn, who has resigned due to ill health. Mr....

 

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85 Years Ago Nov. 11, 1936 Dr. H.R. Rasor, Haxtun physician, and Miss Juanita Welton of Hot Sulpher Springs, Colo., were married last Thursday evening in Denver. The bride is formerly of Ottawa,...

 

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85 Years Ago Nov. 4, 1936 Roosevelt sweeps nation in record-breaking election: Leading the Republican candidate for president, Al M. Landon, by probably 85,000 votes, President Roosevelt was assured...

 

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65 Years Ago Oct. 28, 1936 Friends and relatives were shocked to learn the news last week of the death of Roy Burnett, 47, which occured last Wednesday night at his home near Chicago, Ill. Injuries th...

 

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85 Years Ago Oct. 21, 1936 First snow of winter birngs moisture to entire farm region: Snow was reported at Cheyenne, Wyo., and as far east as Grant, Nebr. The storm will be of great benefit to the...

 

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85 Years Ago Oct. 14, 1936 David Templeton, prominent citizen of Haxtun and pioneer rancher in this territory, passed away early Sunday morning (Oct. 11, 1936) at the age of 90 years. A granary...

 

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85 Years Ago Oct. 7, 1936 According to W.J. Henderson, Extension plant pathologist, Phillips County farmers are losing a great deal more in producing smutted wheat than the cost of seed treatment....

 

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85 Years Ago Sept. 16, 1936 Miss Ardis and Ellen and Willis Marlatt left last Friday morning to enroll at the Colorado State Agriculture college for the coming year. Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Larson of...

 

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85 Years Ago Sept. 9, 1936 George Decker, 67, passed away at a hospital in Haxtun Thursday morning. Mrs. Clifford Gum of the Wages community passed away last Friday at a Denver hospital at the age of...

 

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85 Years Ago Sept. 2, 1936 Northeastern Colorado was honored Wednesday afternoon when President Franklin D. Roosevelt stopped Julesburg for a short inspection tour of farm lands and spoke briefly to...

 

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85 Years Ago Aug. 26, 1936 A vacancy appeared Monday for the coming school term when Mrs. Brouhard, who had been engaged to teach the seventh grade, returned her contract. At a special meeting of the...

 

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85 Years Ago Aug. 19, 1936 Frank Sullivan, well-known farmer living south of Haxtun, was drowned at Scottsbluff, Nebr., Wednesday evening. It was understood that he was swimming the Platte River...

 

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85 Years Ago Aug. 12, 1936 Whether or not old-age pensioners in Colorado will receive an increase in payments depends upon the action of the state welfare board, which meets in Denver the latter part...

 

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85 Years Ago Aug. 5, 1936 Paoli News - Mr. and Mrs. Henry Brahmstadt were Holyoke visitors Saturday evening. Lee Schneider, Leo Butte, and Milton Hill left last week for the mountains, where they...

 

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85 Years Ago July 29, 1936 Stricken by an acute attack of illness, Mrs. Oliver (Leona Plog) Lambert passed away suddenly Monday morning at her home near Dailey. She was 37 years of age and the mother...

 

85 Years Ago July 22, 1936

85 Years Ago July 22, 1936 Mrs. Regina Sophia Lydin, 61, a highly respected resident of the Fairfield community for many years, passed away Sunday evening at her home. She was the stepmother of five...

 

85 Years Ago July 15, 1936

85 Years Ago July 15, 1936 County treasurer Ray E. Crosby announced to the voters this week that he would be a candidate on the Republican ticket for reelection this fall. Mr.Crosby, who has entered...

 

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85 Years Ago July 8, 1936 Opening of a modem meat department at the Birrell Food store has been announced for Friday of this week by J.D. Birrell, proprietor of the firm. The meat depart­ment has...

 

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80 Years Ago June 27, 1941 Mr. and MRs. Ernest Starkebaum entertained in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Friehaufs wedding anniversary. Other guests were Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Hohn, Mr. and Mrs. Veylerd...

 

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85 Years Ago July 1 , 1936 Death: G.R. Mock, 76, a resident of this community for over 30 years, passed away Monday, June 29, 1936. The herd of Guernseys owned by A.D. Bahler of Holyoke was high in...

 

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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...

 

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