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                             NEILLSVILLE PRESS
Circulation, 3000       Is it sworn? Yes.                           Thursday
Advertising rates - display, per inch 35e (electro). Classified, per line
       10g. Agency commission, 15%.
Mechanical requirements - width of column, 13 ems.   Depth of column, 20
inches.
       Columns to page, c,    Use Mats? Yes.
       The Press is the result of a consolidation of three papers, The
Republican Press, Neillsville Times, and the Granton News. Final consolida-
tion took place May 1, 1921.   The present editor is L. Williamson.
                                     B W
NEW GLARUS, 981                                                        GREEN
       "Pet" condensed milk and Holstein cows lead in this Green
county
town. A Swiss settlement, one of the first in Wisconsin, makes high grade
foreign cheese. This is the first place where foreign cheese was made
in Wisconsin in 1869. The only embroidery factory in the state is located
here. New Glarus has two rural routes.
                               NEW GLARUS POST
Circulation, 1150       Is it sworn? Yes                           Wednesday
Advertising rates - display, per inch 25.   Classified, per line 71.
       Agency commission, 15%.   Cash discount, 2%.
Mechanical requirements - width of column, 13 ems. Depth of column, 194
       inches. Columns to page, 6. Body type, 8 pt. Screen of halftones,
       100. Use Mats? No.
       Known as the New Glarus Bote, the fore-runner of the Courier made
its
appearance April, 1897, edited by John Theiler. It was printed in the German
language, In 1912 an English weekly, the New Glarus Post was established,
in 1917 the two papers were combined and issued as the New Glarus Post.
In 1924 the Post management purchased the Belleville Recorder and now gives
a section of the paper to the happenings of Belleville and has a good part
of its circulation in this town.    Arthur J. Theilor is now editor.
                                     B W
NEW HOLSTEIN, 1373                                                   CALUMET
       The Lauson engines, made here, are known the world over for their
sturdiness and simplicity of design. The Tractor Appliance Company connected
with the Lauson Engine Company is another mainstay of the towm, together
employing over 400 men. Green pea harvesters and ensilage cutters are
also manufactured here. Dairying is an industry of no small note in this
community. New Holstein has three rural routes.
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