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JOHN A. WAGNER, JR., farmer, Section 27, P. O. Salem, has 160 acres in home farm and also large adjacent lands. Settled on present place in the spring of 1872. In addition to regular grain and stock farming, Mr. W. is engaged in breeding fine cattle. The heads of his herd are full blood Short-horn, and the balance are high grades, few below three quarters. In hogs he runs into "Jersey Reds". Mr. Wagner was born in Ogle County, Ill, July 18, 1844. Was educated in his native county and remained there, engaged in farming until he moved to Nebraska in 1872. He was married in Ogle County, Ill., January 10, 1874, to Miss Jennie Fager of that county. They have one child, Vernie A. Mr. Wagner is agent in this section for the Polo Manufacturing Company's Harvesters and Twine Binders.

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