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"The Fairfield Ledger"
May 30, 1894
Page 3, Column 7
Editors Ledger:-- Our little village, located on the line between Jefferson and Keokuk counties, is holding its own with the surrounding country: we think we have one of the best communities in either county. We have two general stores where dry goods, groceries, hardware, etc., are sold; Speirs & Co. have been located here for four years; H. T. Cuddy and his son T. D. form the company; the elder Cuddy is well known in Jefferson county; Mr. Speirs was born in Jefferson but was reared in Keokuk county; he is our notary public; J. P. Goodman came here last March; both stores are doing a fair business. J. L. Green is our grain dealer. We have a fine union church, costing $900; religious services are held here every other Sunday by Rev. C. W. Wilson, Methodist; Rev. T. C. Teltman, Baptist, preaches every Saturday evening; union Sunday school services are largely attended. A. J. Stromberg is the station agent on the Burlington & Western narrow gauge railroad. An ice cream festival was held in the church Thursday evening and was generally attended, the net proceeds being $24.35. John Wilson contemplates a visit to Table Rock, Neb., in the near future. Stephen Bradfield has sold his farm and will remove to Otoe county, Neb., next fall. John.
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