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Covering rural Wisconsin effectively
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Prairie du Chien, 3537,   pp. 109-110 PDF (503.0 KB)


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Covering Rural Wisconsi4 Effectively
POYNETTE, 724                                                       COLUMBIA
      This Columbia county town is noted for its pea canning factory. Pickles
are also canned in lcal factories, Tobacco, grains and live stock are also
products of importance in this section. Poynete has four rural routes.
                                  POYNETTE PRESS
Circulation, 650           Is it sworn? Yes                           Friday
Advertising rates - display, per inch 25$. Classified, per inch 25/, Aegency
      commission, 15%.
Mechanical requirements - width of column, 13 ems. Depth of column, 194 inches.
      Columns to page, 6. Body type, 8 pt. Use Mats? No.
Advertising Representatives - American Press Association, New York City.
      C. M. Butler is the editor of this Columbia county weekly founded in
1884.
He assumed control in January.
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PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, 3537                                                CPRAVFORD
      This is an educational center,- St, Mary's College, a girlts institu-
tion, as well as Campion, a boy's school, being located here.    The scenic
attractions are noted. Dairy production, including butter and cheese manu-
facture, claim great attention. A large woolen mill, a veneor factory and
an
establishment for the making of egg cases furnish employment for the natives
of this Crawford county town. A pearl button factory, brick and tile factory
and a tool factory are located here.   Prairie du Chien has two rural routes.
                            PRLIRIE DU CHIEN COURIER
Circulation, 1622      Is it sworn? Yes.                               Tuesday
Advertising rates - display, per inch 30/ net. Classified, per inch 25/.
      Cash discount, 2%.
Mechanical requirements - width of column, 13 ems. Depth of column, 19-7/8
      inches. Columns to page, 6. Body type, 8 pt. Screen of halftones,
      122 to 80. Use Mats? Yes,
      Founded in 1848, The Courier is today the fifth oldest paper in the
state.
William D, Merrell was editor from 1853 to 1911, serving for 58 years. Henry
E. Howe, the present editor has been on the job since 1911.
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