Times Past

85 Years Ago Jan. 5, 1938


January 11, 2023

(Herald file photo from Thursday, Jan. 7, 1988)

NEW OFFICERS for 1988 at Haxtun Masonic Lodge #164 pictured above are: back row (l-r), Worshipful Master Brent Jeffers, Senior Warden Les Smith, Junior Warden Dana Archbold and Treasurer Veylerd Baker; front row (l-r), Senior Deacon Darwin Jeffers, Secretary Paul McPherron, Installing Chaplain Richard Salvador, Marshal George Wengert and Installing Marshal Howard Meakins.

85 Years Ago

Jan. 5, 1938

Hunters from all of Northeastern Colorado converged at Haxtun last Monday and took part in the most extensive rabbit drive ever held in the part of the state. Covering 225 square miles in the day's campaign, it was estimated that 7,000 rabbits were killed. Approximately 1,200 persons participated in the hunt sometime during the day.

A baby girl was born Monday to Mr. and Mrs. John E. Anderson at the family home southeast of town.

Mr. and Mrs. H.B. Radford were delightfully surprised Christmas Eve when they were presented with a daughter-in-law by their son, Ha...

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