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

Black Creek, 516,   p. 21 PDF (246.3 KB)


Black Earth, 464,   p. 21 PDF (246.3 KB)


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ICovering Rural Wisconsin EffectivelyI
BLACK CREEK, 516                                                   OUTAGAMIE
     Dairying loads as the industry of Black Creak. This community boasts
of its cheese factories, creameries and condensaries. It, also, has a cheese
box factory.
                               BLACK CREEK TIMES
Circulation, 500                                                   Thursday
     The first issue of the times was published at Black Creek in 1903.
Its present editor is F. H. Colburn.
                                      B W
BLACK EARTH, 464                                                        DANE
     Organized more than 30 years ago, a large cooperative store is doing
business at the rate of $200,000 annually in this Dane county town. Black
Earth, located near the state's capital city, is in the heart of a prosperous
farming section. The Bareness Manufacturing Company, though only 10 years
old, has developed a large business as builders of barn equipment that extends
in several states.
                               DANE COUNTY MN1S
Circulation, 485       Is it sworn' - Yes                             Friday
Advertising Rates - Display, per inch, 180     Classified, per inch, 250
     Agency Commibsion, 15% - Cash discount, 2%
Mee anical Requirements - Width of Column, 13 ems. Depth of column, 20
     inches. Columns to page, 6. Body Type, 8 pt. leaded. Screen of Half-
     tones, 85 to 120.   Use mats, No.
Advertising Representatives                          Address
     YWhile the exact date of the establishment of THE NEWS is unknown, it
is
supposed to have been started during December, 1900. The first editor,
Mr. Browne, called the weekly THE BLACK EARTH TIMES.    Sold to a cooperative
organization, a few years after its founding, the weekly was then leased
to
a Madison attorney, Mr. Kramer. This plan worked only a year and then the
cooperative group hired an editor and his assistant. In 1914, the paper was
sold to Carl Kennedy, and two years later, Kennedy sold to Z..ntz Brothers.
The present editor, A. W. Pickering, purchased the entire establishment May
10,
1918 from Zintz Brothers.   A new building for the plant was constructed
in
1924.
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