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1893The Ed Hawkes 100-acre grove near Endicott was selected as a good place for the old settlers' picnic.George H. Bailey was chairman and Billie Crane of Steele City was secretary of Prohibition party convention in Fairbury; Peter Speenburg was chairman of the central committee.1884The Jefferson County Teachers Association had its first meeting.1899A new Nebraska law compelled all convention-nominated candidates to file a list of their expenses. It also applied to defeated candidates.1903Will Paetit, playing the snare drum at the Sells 85 Downs show in Fairbury, had his drum ruined when a circus horse jumped out of the ring.C.F. Steele boug...

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