Times Past

85 Years Ago Aug. 11, 1937


August 10, 2022

(Herald file photo from Thursday, Aug. 27, 1987)

LEO FISBECK points out features of the Paoli Farmers Coop Elevator to Washington, D.C. staffers (l-r), Marilyn Moore, Roxie Burris, Karen Moore, Anita Brown and Brian Wheeler.

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 Fleming. Mrs. Mathews, who was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.A. Sanders of Haxtun, was 18 years of age and was the mother of a two-year-old boy. She was able to tell of the incident before she passed away.

Pumpkin Vine News - Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Kinzie and children left on a trip to the mountains Monday.

Paoli News - Mrs. Earle Nelson is spending this week on their farm near Dailey.


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