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85 Years Ago Sept. 29, 1937 Clithro Barkey sold 55 head of hogs on the Haxtun market today to B. Wiliams for the sum of $2,232. The hogs weighed 23,620 pounds and Mr. Barkey was paid $9.45 a hundred...

 

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85 Years Ago Sept. 22, 1937 The first pension checks authorized under the new $45-a-month pension law were received at Haxtun Tuesday. The checks were mailed from Holyoke by Dana Archbold, county...

 

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85 Years Ago Sept. 15, 1937 A pretty church wedding Sunday, Sept. 12, at high noon united Miss Dorothy Heldt and Mr. Walter Hovel. The ceremony was performed at the Emmanuel Church with Rev. Jos....

 

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85 Years Ago Sept. 8, 1937 The Rev. C.E. Douhan, 91, died at hiis home in the Fairfield community Sunday, Sept. 5. He and his wife had made their home on a farm one mile north of the Fairfield church...

 

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85 Years Ago Sept. 1, 1937 Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Eller and two sons and a daughter were guests of Eller's mother, Mrs. Magalene Eller, at the George Gueck home north of Haxtun last week. The Eller...

 

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85 Years Ago Aug. 25, 1937 The one-year-old boy of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Stevenson of south of Haxtun was brought to town Monday evening for medical attention after the little fellow drank a small...

 

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85 Years Ago Aug. 18, 1937 Dewey Green, prominent farmer north of Haxtun, will head the Fred C. Lewman Post of ex-servicemen at Haxtun during the coming year. Others elected to office: Lee Bamford,...

 

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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... Full story

 

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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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