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1905Fairbury was running an “independent” Chatauqua, and the papers were giving it liberal boosting. Thomas A. Lawson, Governor Folk, Frank R. Robertson and other big guns were drawing attractions.1915It appeared that the proposition to pave the business streets of Fairbury was to be defeated. A remonstrance bearing names of 70 percent of the property owners was being circulated. The proposal to pave was under a new law giving the city council power to create paving districts.1925The Little Blue went out of its bounds, The Fairbury Journal reporting the highest since 1903 and 1925. The rainfall here was not unusually heavy, 1.83 on one of th...


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