Times Past

85 Years Ago Sept. 21, 1938

 

September 14, 2023

(Herald file photo from Thursday, Sept. 15, 1988)

VAN LIUFAU of Haxtun, right, entertained third and fourth grade students at a luau at his home Thursday. The students have been studying about Hawaii and their customs. The group was treated to authentic food, music and hula dancing. Van and wife Julia serenaded the group with a duet.

13 Years Ago

Sept. 21, 1938

About 4,060 wheat growers in Colorado have applied for wheat insurance policies under the government's crop insurance program, with 403 in Phillips County, 303 in Sedgwick County and 275 in Yuma County.

Midway News - Sowing wheat and putting up hay is the order of the day in this community for the farmers.

Premium list for Corn Festival: Best 10 ears yellow dent corn, first, $10; second $7.50; third, five dollars; fourth, $2.50. Best 10 ears white corn, first, $7; second, $3. Best ear hidden corn, first, $3; second, $1. Prizes of 50 cents and 25 cents for first and...



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