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

Westby, 1,228,   pp. 143-144 PDF (522.8 KB)


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    Covering Rural Wisconsin Effeoctively                               
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  WEST BEND, 3,378                                                   WASHINGTON
         West Bond has fourteen diversified major industries employing approxi-
  mately 1200 people, - the products being leather goods, aluminum products,
  wagons and sleighs, automotive equipment, barn equipment and farm machinery,
  canned peas and condensed milk. The A & P condezsary, the largest single
unit
  condensary in the world is located here. West fpnd has seven rural routes*
                                    WEST BEND PILOZ1
  Circulation, 1950       Is it sworn? Yes.                            Thursday
  Advertising rates - display, per inch 30g. Classified, per line 10. Agency
          commission, 15%4 Cash discount, 2%,
   Mechanical requirements ' width of column, 13 ems. Depth of column; 2J1
inchesi
          Columns to page, 7. Body type, 8 pt. Screen of halftones, 70.
          Use Mats? No.
          Founded in 1892, the paper was edited by its first editor, C. E.
Robinson,
   for two years. Then D. T. Keeley served four years, and in 1898 H. B.
Kaempfer
| started his term of service. He is still editor and publisher.
                                    WEST BEND NEWVS
   Circulation, 2450        Is it sworn? Yes.                          Wednesday
   Advertising rates - display, per inch 35g. Classified, per line 5/, Agency
           commission, 15%. Cash discount, 2%.
   Mechanical requirements - width of column, 13 ems. Depth of column, 213
inches.
           Columns to page, 7. Body type, 8 pt. Screen of halftones, 100.
           Use Mats? Yes.
           In the spring of 1855 R. B. Wentworth founded this weekly.   
 During the
    following year he relinquished the editorial chair; Josiah T. Farrar
took
    charge ard continued to 1861. Succeeding editors have been: Ed. P. Kellogg,
    Jacob Mann, Erastus W. Root and Charles D. Waldo - these held down the
post
    during the turbulent period, 1861 - 66. Then followed Paul A. Weil and
    Abraham L. Baer, 1866-75; William Walters, 1875-80; Michael Bohan, 1880-84;
    E. Aug. Runge, 1884-86; Walter Wittman, 1886-92; Arthur Franckenberg,
1892-1902;
    Jos. F. Huber, 1902-1923; and the present editor, Jos. J. Huber from
1923.
                               -_________ B W
    WESTBY, 1,228                                                       
  VERNON
            Tobacco and honey are both shipped in large quantities, from
this
     Vernon county town. Westby has five rural routes.


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