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1882The new Fairbury bank was called Farmers & Merchants. Later it was changed to The First National.1884The Democratic Convention nominated Grover Cleveland and The Fairbury Gazette described him as, “A slick looking fellow, dressed in a gray suit and sporting a cane and white hat, wearing a Cleveland badge and carrying a small grip.”1894The Fairbury Gun Club was organized.1904Prof. M. H. Barringer moved from Beatrice and started the Fairbury Business College.1914A new Fairbury ordinance prohibited movies being shown on Sundays. The measure was preventative, as no movies had been shown on a Sunday until that time.1917The first paving pu...


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