University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Link to University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Link to University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
The State of Wisconsin Collection

Page View

Covering rural Wisconsin effectively
([1925/1926?])

Hartford, population 4515,   p. 59 PDF (274.7 KB)


Page 59


  Covering Rural Wisconsin Effoctively'
HARTFORD, Population 4515                                         WASHINGTON
       Hartford is the'home of the Kissell Motor Car sold in all parts of
the
world. Many large Holstein breeding farms are located near Hartford. The
city has a S3500000 condensary, a large knitting factory, a radio manufactlr-
ing plant and a $300,000 cannery. While Hartford is an industrial city, its
agricultural development is noteworthy; more than 300,000 pounds of milk
come
into the city daily during the heavy producing seasons of the year.
                                  HARTFORD TIMES
Circulation, 2200         Is it sworn? Yes.                           Friday
Advertising rates - display, per inch 25 A. Classified, per line 10/. Agency
       commission, 15%.
Mechanical requirements - width of column, 13 ems. Depth of column, 22 inches.
       Columns to page, 7.  Body type, 8 pt.    Screen of halftones, 100-175.
       Use tIats? Yes.
       Two partners, A. J. Henxny and Tim Foley, founded The Times July 16,
1894. After working together a year, Mr. Hermy purchased his associate's
interest and became sole owner. C. R. Hathaway, of Milwaukee, the present
editor and publisher, leased the paper in 1914.
                                 HARTFORD PRESS
Circulation, 2000      Is it sworn? Yes                               Friday
Advertising rates - display, per inch 28/. Classified, per line 5/. Agency
       commission, 25%.   Cash discount, 2%.
Mechanical requirements - Width of column, 13 mes. Depth of column, 22 inches.
       Columns to page, 7. Body type, 8 pt. Screen of halftones 60-133.
       Usd Mats? Yes.
       Founded in 1872, at West Bend, this Washington county newspaper is
to-
day piloted by F. Le Count, who has served since 1919. It wras founded by
Hon. S. S. Barney, who edited it till 1874, then Dr. G. F. Hunt was in charge
for six months.  He was followed by Wm. George who moved the weekly from
West
Bent to Hartford.   George was editor to 1883.  J. 1 A  LeCount conducted
it
till 1894 and F. M. Le Count and F. L. LeCounty to 1907. His successor as
editor was Salie Le Count who continued to 1919 when she was succeeded by
the present ovmer. F. L. Le County was half owner from 1894 to 1919 when
upon
the death of his sister he became sole owner and editor.
                                        B W
HARTLAIND, 800                                                      VTAUKESHA
        Located on highway 19, 24 miles west of Milvraukee, this Lovm is
in the
heart of the famous Waukesha Lake region. Annually it attracts many tourists.
Pure bred livestock with dairy cattle prodominating, command first attention
in the rural centers.
-
M


Go up to Top of Page