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120 Years Ago- Sept. 20, 1900 Thompson & Mickelson unloaded four carloads of lumber last Saturday, some of which was loaded direct onto farmers’ wagons to be used in the construction of buildings to be built this fall. Do your clothes look yellow? If so, use Maple City Soap. It will make them...
120 Years Ago- Sept. 13, 1900 Paul Sletto is rusticating among relatives in Minnesota. Christian Field has sold the farm he purchased from Geo. Berge to Nick Basteimer and realized the handsome profit of $850 on the deal. Christ Gesme is now assistant at the R.R. depot here, taking C. Johnson’s...
120 Years Ago- Sept. 6, 1900 We were misinformed concerning our local in last week’s issue that John Donahoe was taken to the state hospital. We are pleased to correct same, and it pleases us also that it was not true. Welcome showers of rain laid the dust last Sunday. Magne Johnson of Perry made...
120 Years Ago- Aug. 30, 1900 A new sidewalk is being laid from Kolloth’s to Sundom’s corner by property owners. Henry Witte comes in for the heaviest share. Some complications were encountered near Sundom’s property. There seemed to be a strip of land that no one claims, and the walk had to be laid...
120 Years Ago- Aug. 16, 1900 A hale and hearty chap of those leisurely looking individuals called tramps, called at Rev. Holte’s home Tuesday morning and was given a sumptuous spread on the back porch, and just as he was finishing his meal a snap shot was secured of the situation by one of those...
120 Years Ago- Aug. 9, 1900 W.M. Lewis has been courting rheumatism of late. W.M. Curtiss received by registered mail last week a box of souvenir cigars from his nephew, Harry Baxter, now at Manila, P.I. These oriental smokers were of large size and neatly packed and wrapped in gilt tin foil. Mr. C...
120 Years Ago- July 26, 1900  Lightning struck the dynamo of the electric light plant in Mazomanie last week.  Christian Skogen has again been very sick, and at one time was not expected to recover, but at last report is on the gain.  Horace Bryant is again a free man, and at present is located at...
120 Years Ago- July 12, 1900 There will not be a paper next week, as it is the week when Wisconsin editors come together to exchange notes and have a good time. We trust our subscribers will bear with us. A large number of friends of Mrs. Gust Schneider and Mrs. Hans Halferdahl paid them a surprise...
120 Years Ago-  July 5, 1900 Nills Hoff left for Norway last Friday to seek benefit for his failing health. We sincerely hope he will find what he is looking for. Dr. Evans has been excavating for his machine house and pumping station. His barn is nearly completed and presents a good appearance....
120 Years Ago- June 28, 1900 Geo. Beaty is again able to be up and around. He ventures out to the gate and appears to be on the gain. Wonderful vitality. The strawberry festival at Mrs. Tollefson’s last Monday evening was very well attended, and a nice social time enjoyed. Mount Horeb Summer School...

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