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September 24, 2020

This oil painting entitled "Fort Jewell and Billy Street" was painted for Jewell's Sesquicentennial by Jim Nelson, an area artist. Nelson has lived in Jewell since 1969 but spent summers with his Russell grandparents as a youth. The impressionist painting depicts Fort Jewell, early settler, Billy Street, and Scarbrough Hill. This is one of three items to be auctioned during the Jewell Corn Show. The auction will be at 6:45 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10, in front of the Jewell Community Center.

Something new for the 2020 Jewell Corn Show will be an auction. The auction will consist of three items donated to the Jewell Chamber of Commerce in honor of Jewell's Sesquicentennial. Mark Baxa, Jewell High School Class of 1975, will be the auctioneer.

The first item is a clock made by Harold Topliff and donated by Harold and Patsy Topliff. The clock is made of barn wood from the Frank Grennan Barn. It features one of the Jewell Sesquicentennial Car Tags as well as the wood from the Grennan barn. The clock measures about seven inches in height and 22 inches in length.

The second item...

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