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1882Abraham Thiessen of the Mennonite settlement at Jansen received a shipment of silkworm eggs from Japan. The worms' favorite food of mulberry leaves were in abundance here, but the worms struggled with the severe Nebraska winter temperatures.1902Moving of the Sonderegger Nursery from Jefferson County to Beatrice was said to be because of the 20-30 percent lower freight rates there. (This may h...

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