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1891So much corn was raised, farmers had trouble finding places for it. One farmer hauled corn to Gladstone and had to haul it back because the elevator was full. B.H. Rayburn, northwest of Fairbury, had raised 10,000 bushels of corn.George H. Bailey sold 17 lots in the northwest part of Fairbury to A. Blauser for $1,200.1894Ed Waples sold his north side restaurant and bakery to J.B. Lewis of Washington, Kan. On the west side, Martin Oerter planned a two-story building to be rented to Jack Fitton.Endicott vicinity residents had rousing “literaries” each Friday evening at the Mount Vernon school south of town.1904James Hughes bought part of t...


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