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Stratford centennial
(1891-1991)

Stratford music,   pp. 250-252


Page 252

Night Hawk Entertainers
Players from left to right: Archie Leick (Manager), Laurence Leick, Clarence
Leick, Alois Wilhelm, Leona Novatny (Leick), Tony Kraemer.
SONS OF THE SOIL
Presented for Your Radio Pleasure
Ralph                  Russ       Ernie
"Sons of the Soil" are Ralph Van Ryzin, Russ Moss and Ernie Allington of Stratford.
with a list of past Stratford Businesses. Circa 1952.
Others that played in the band - Bill
Goerke 1929-1932, sax player - Tony
Kraemer played from 1927 until 1929.
They played for dances from 1924-
1932. First dance was at Riverside,
November 26, 1924. Other places were
Willow Grove Pavillion, Rozellville;
Maple Grove Pavillion, Stratford; Frolic
Gardens, Edgar; Johnson's Opera
House, Stratford; Yellow River, Baker-
ville; Club House, Marshfield;
Prochnow's, Athens; Plautz Pavillion,
Little Chicago. They played for a benefit
dance at Green Leaf, Brown County at
St. Mary's Church arranged by Uncle
John Leick. On August 23, 1926 they
started playing in Peter Leick's new barn
called the Elmwood Ballroom.
Courtesy of
Johnson lardware Co.
Allington & Van Ryzin
Straaford State Bank
Schouhz Motor Co.
Franwicl Paint and
Appliance Store
Allington & Van Ryzin
Red Owl Agency
Each Monday Evening,
8:30 to 9:00
Radio Station WDLB
This is an advertising card for WDLB


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