85 Years Ago July 22, 1936


(Herald file photo from Thursday, Aug. 14, 1986)

GRAND MARSHALS honored during the 1986 Phillips County Fair parade were (back seat, left) Irene Livingston and (right) Mary Miller. Both ladies were honored for their contributions to Phillips County.

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 Lydin children: Mrs. Wesley Garretson, Carol Lydin, Melvin Lydin, Mrs. William Ruch and Helen Lydin.

As the result of poisoning which they apparently consumed while pasturing in a field of sudan grass, six head of cattle owned by Will Smith died last Thursday. They became violently sick within ten minutes after they had been turned into the field. It is believed that a small amount of cane...

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