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

Waterford, 668,   pp. 136-137 PDF (517.1 KB)


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Covering Rural Wisconsin Effectively                                    
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        Established October 27, 1904 by G. W. Savory and J. M. Aldne, the
Times
has had a varied career. During March, 1905, it vas sold to W. A. McAfferty
and in September of that year, the Times Printing Company was formed and
this
organization conducted the paper to March 15, 1906, when it was sold to
Morrissoy Brothers. On October 1, 1900, the Times was purchased by H. E.
Miles,
who in turn sold to F. J. Perrin December 26, 1907. J. W. Haughton was
Perrin's partner until flay 20, 1909 when he took over the entire organization.
G. S. Easton took over the paper October 15, 1913 and George W. Sowles purchased
the plant and paper March 21, 1915. When Mr. Sowles died June a1, 1917, Mrs.
Sawles assumed editorship and conducted the Times till September 20, 1919,
when the present editor, Frank J. McCay, came on the scene,
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WASHBURN, 3,707                                                        BAYFIELD
        E. I. Du Pont Company, manufacturers of explosives, own this Bayfield
county town's most important industry. Other important industries are the
Excelsior Products Company, and North Western Fuel Company. Diversified farm-
ing is practiced extensively in the section. Fruit growing is coming to the
fore on many farms. Located on the Chequamegon Bay, an arm of Lake Superior,
the city has one of the finest deep rock ribbed harbors to be found on the
en-
tire chain of lakes. Washburn has two rural routes.
                                  WASHBURN TIMES
 Circulation, 1850        Is it sworn? Yes.                            Thursday
 Advertising rates - display, per inch 25g. Classified, per inch 3Oj. Agency
         commission, 15%. Cash discount, 2 %.
 Mechanical requirements -width of column, 13 ems. Depth of column, 20 inches.
         Columns to page, 7.   Use Mats? Yes.
         April, 1894, is the date John A. Monger struck off the first number
of
 this weekly at Iron River, Wisconsin, where it was published for one year.
 Then it was purchased by J. E. Jones and moved to Washburn. Jones continued
 as its editor until 1905, since which time W. A. Robinson has been its editor.
 The paper was purchased by Mr. Robinson in 1918, and in 1924 he purchased
the
 Washburn News & Itemizer which was consolidated with the Times.
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  YJATERFORD, 668                                                       
 RACINE
  Located in southern Wisconsin     this Racine county village is in the
center
  of a rich farming community. It is a poultry raising center, but dairying
  rlso occupies a prominent place in the local agriculturist's rotation,
The
  summer resorts attract many. Waterford has one rural route.
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