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Corn Husking Contest-1901

MEYER, HAYES

Posted By: Cheryl Locher Moonen (email)
Date: 2/8/2017 at 13:00:47

Dubuque Telegraph - Herald, October 27, 1901
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Corn Husking Contest
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Thornton-Oct. 26 A great many of our people are looking forward with great interest to a corn husking contest to be held one mile east of Rockwell on Oct. 28. Jack Hayes has put up $100 that August Meyer can crib more corn in ten hours than any other man in this section. A farmer living one mile east of Rockwell covers it that his hired man can beat Meyer. August is a regular whirlwind in the cornfield, and he will give his competitor a good chase.


 

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