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120 Years Ago- Aug. 1, 1901 The village of Daleyville had a sudden increase in population Saturday evening. Julius Iverson, Park River, N.D., his wife and nine children, moved down. William Dahl, Primrose, ex-postmaster, was taken ill Tuesday of last week and on Friday he expired.  Dear Sir: Will...
120 Years Ago- July, 24, 1901 Sunday was a scorcher, as the mercury ascended to 110 degrees in the shade. The pig that the committee had purchased to be greased July 4th, and which “flew the coop,” was brought back to town last Monday after a three-week sojourn in Sand Rock Valley. Thos. Ayen is...
120 Years Ago- July 18, 1901 Painters Scott & Thompson have beautified H. Becker’s new house. Harmon & Mickelson have fitted up the second floor above their restaurant for ice cream parlors, which are open every day, including Sunday.  They have installed machinery run by steam, and are now...
120 Years Ago-  July 11, 1901 Another 4th of July has gone into history and it can truthfully be said that Mt. Horeb had a very becoming and pleasant celebration. The village cannon was pressed into active service at sunrise and she roared patriotically both long and loud, reminding the citizens...
120 Years Ago- July 2, 1901 Ole Barton of Primrose was seen one day last week hauling his old organ to Belleville and returning with a brand new Story & Clark, probably a six octave, ye special was unable to find out. All women who are interested in securing the best the market affords, cannot...
120 Years Ago- June 20, 1901 Dr. Sholts sold his fine carriage horse last week, realizing $225 for the animal, which was a beautiful one. A whole hayrack load of young folks spent Sunday on the Mounds and were fortunate in not getting wet. George Beaty drove up town yesterday accompanied by Mrs....
120 Years Ago- June 13, 1901 Albert Thompson has had good success snaring suckers. John Everson returned Tuesday from a two-week visit up in the northern part of the state. He reported crops looking fine among the hills of Jackson and Trempealeau counties. He met Peter Johnson, formerly of this...
120 Years Ago- June 6, 1901 A party composed of Messrs. Evans, Berg, Rogers, Luder and others went to Madison last Sunday to try their luck at fishing. Judging from the reports they succeeded in getting a lion’s share of the finny tribe. Martin Ruste’s coach colt attracts considerable attention. It...
120 Years Ago- May 30, 1901 A long-neglected duty was performed Sunday afternoon by the writer in making a call on ex-Senator Anderson in his cozy home. We found him jolly and talkative as ever and much pleased to have acquaintances call, which is natural with a man whose life has been so full of...
120 Years Ago- May 23, 1901 The first curfew bell will ring at 8 o’clock this Thursday evening. I wish to announce that I will open up for business in Blue Mounds on June 1st with a line of dry goods, groceries and shoes; will always keep a line of fresh goods on hand. Kindly give me a call and I...

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