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Stratford centennial
(1891-1991)

Businesses of yesterday,   pp. 185-218


Page 195

A GLIMPSE OF WHAT
OUR BUSINESS IS
Ea                WE SELL
Eastman Kodaks and Films        Watches and Clocks
Lady Gray Toilet Articles
Watkins Products                     Indian Herbs
Ice Cream--Sodas, Sundaes, Bulk and Brick
Short Orders, Lunches              Fancy Groceries
Johastons Box and Bulk Candy
Other Good Candies                   Fruits of all Kinds
Vegetables In Season
Pipes and Tobaccos             Cigars and Cigarettes
Stationery and School Supplies
WINONA GAS AND OILS
UP TO DATE NEWS STAND
Magazines and Newspapers
Subscribe through me and save time money and trouble.
One remittance and the work Is done.  Let me renew
your subscription.
OUR AIM IS TO PLEASE YOU
A TRIAL WILL CONVINCE YOU.
Our Stocks are always fresh and prices standard
E. A. BECHER#
Telephone No. 19         Stratford, Wisconsin
"Anything to make a buck", is what is written in the story.
This ad from the paper attests to that.
Advance Sheet...
New Styles For
1898.
Fred Klumb's
Blacksmith Shop
Fred Klumb Blacksmith Shop. (-r): Herman Klumb,
FredKlumb, AlbertPreiss, John Kuehlman, John Krostag and
George Klemme. Photo Courtesy of Marie Zuelke.
Fred Klumb operated a blacksmith and wagon making
shop in Stratford from 1901 - 1912. It was the firstblacksmith
shop in the village. On the front of the building is a platform.
They would put a wagon on display on the platform during
parades and other events. Mr. Klumb also sold coffins.
.r-CO.
New Catalogue
showing complete line of....
new styles will
soor) be ready....
No. 220. "' THE LAKESIDE. "
END SPRING GEAR.- 1t516 best steel axles, double drop perch ironed full length, oil tempgered springs 36" long. Sarven patent or compressed b,.
wheels, '5 tread, 40" and 44" Inch or 38" and 42" high. i(" or I" tread if so ordered). Bracket front. Corning body latest design.
SEAT.- Extra large seat. solid panel spring back. Trimming: Whip-cord, green cloth, or leather. Paintingt Light nsster green with body In shade to
harmonize, fine line striping.
The delicate harmony of colors and general artistic design makes this vehicle very attractive.
No. 220%.-Same as above with stick seat. same as shown on No. 225%'.
Listed as the new style for 1898. This was found in Fred Klumb's account book.


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