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85 Years Ago Oct. 7, 1936


September 22, 2021

(Herald file photo from Thursday, Sept. 25, 1986)

GETTING IN on some net action in Friday's game at Akron were Haxtun Bulldogs Amy Bornhoft (30) and Correne Bouch (17). Laurie Anderson (25) was also helpful at the net during the game.

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. During the first 30 days of the 1936 shipping period, three carloads of smutted wheat were shipped from Phillips County. Henderson, in cooperation with A.F. Hoffman, county extension agent, will plant a test plot this month showing control of smut by seed treatment methods. Treatments included will be formaldehyde, carbon carbonate, and Ceresan.

The first frost of the season visited this sect...

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