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1909To “encourage beautifying Fairbury, 'Heart of Blue Valley'," for the best-kept lawn, J.W. McDonnell offered $10 cash, Vine Pease, 10 pounds of blue grass seed, and Dan Kavanaugh, a lawn mower.Second prize in The Journal's subscription contest, was a top buggy.1912Vine Pease, drug store proprietor, was advertising seed corn at $1.60 a bushel. This was …

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