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11.2.22

1914The election ballot was seven feet long. It had to be printed in two sections, then pasted together by The Fairbury Journal staff. Large numbers of sample ballots were printed in those years, but few used. The Journal worked out the present plan of printing the samples in the newspaper.The W.E. Willey Poland China hogs from Steele City had earned 136 ribbons at shows in several midwestern states.Arthur J. Denney of the Fairbury post office staff and Walter M. Jones, railway mail clerk at Council Bluffs, traded positions.The Diller Acetylene Gas Co. went broke and left the town in the dark.1920“The Call of the Bell, directed by Rock Islan...

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