280 Acres improved. Thursday June 29, 1944. Located 12 miles south of Dixon on Route 26 and six miles north of Ohio. Buildings consist of a large hip roof barn with cement gutters and room for 25 milk cows, 7 room house, double crib, and deep well. 200 acres is tillable, balance timber pasture. The soil is a black sandy type that would be greatly improved with lime. It is level and nicely located. 4200 bu corn last year and landlords share amounted to $2750. Offered for immediate possession subject to existing lease with new owner receiving entire landlords share or with a 20% down payment with possession March 1, 1945 and will be sold to best advantage of present owner. There is a federal loan of $6000 that can remain on the farm. This loan started in 1936. Everett Johnson - Auctioneer, Ohio IL
Dixon Evening telegraph 23 June 1944
The Wm. Stainbrook farm north of Compton and located in Viola township has been sold by Charles Bradshaw of Compton to Henry Kehm for $270 an acre. Another deal consumated by Mr. Bradshaw was the sale of H. S. Jeanguenot farm in Viola consisting of 120 acres to Mrs. Lillie A. Webber for a consideration of $27,500.
Contributed by Marilyn Widler