Bio: Hickathier, William--Grasshopper Catcher
Contact: Dee Zimmerman
Email: ldzimm@tds.net

----Source: Clark County News: July 1938 Compiled by Dee Zimmerman for her weekly column "The Good Ole Days" published July 16, 2003.

William Hickathier, of Bloomer, fixed a contraption for the front of his car to catch grasshoppers as he ran it through the field. The grasshoppers fell into a pan at the bottom of the car and in a short time, he caught five-grain sacks full of hoppers.

 

 


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