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120 Years Ago- Feb 15, 1900 John Witte buckled onto his well-kept steeds a well-made set of harness last Friday, made by the skillful hands of Louis Martin, assisted by Dr. Malone. Yes, they are the fellows  that turn out the strap work. Isaac Dahle came home from school at Madison last week, being...
120 Years Ago- Feb 8, 1900 Ole Bjelde did not remain long in the milk supplying business and has withdrawn from the business and put his wagon under cover. This gives Henry Johnson increased trade. Rev. W. G. Shaw, of Chicago, agent of the Home Finding Association for Destitute Children, will speak...
120 Years Ago- Feb. 1, 1900 Miss Kate Lynch, who has finished her trade with Mrs. Docken, is now sewing at Mrs. John Wolf’s. The funeral of Mrs. Guri Thompson (Rue) last Friday was very largely attended. Over sixty teams made up the procession to the church, where Rev. Gunderson, delivered a...
120 Years Ago- Jan. 18, 1900 The first carload of windmills ever received at this place was unloaded this week by the firm, Syvrud & Peterson. Mrs. Sophia Brattrud and Dr. W..J. Malone, both of this place, were married Tuesday, Jan. 16, in the Mount Horeb Methodist Church parsonage. Mrs....
120 Years Ago- Jan. 11, 1900 John Johnson of Harmony, Minn. is here on a visit, and is apparently enjoying himself among the fair ones of the village. Whether he will return single-handed as he arrived or not remains to be seen. It don’t pay to repair shoes if you can’t get the work done cheap and...
120 Years Ago- Jan. 4, 1900 The six Kittleson brothers of Perry were up last Tuesday to test the strength of Artist Gramm’s photographic apparatus. The trial was successful. Nils Haaeson had the misfortune last Sunday to get tangled up in a wire fence, and had his nose split. Dr. Evans sewed on a...
120 Years Ago- Dec. 28, 1899 Look out for a grand masquerade at the Mt. Horeb opera house, on the evening of the 10th of next month. This will be made one of the grandest events of the season. Bob Carden, formerly of this vicinity and now of Iowa, arrived here last Saturday for a visit among...
120 Years Ago- Dec. 21, 1899 The Primrose post office is about to be discontinued, which will undoubtedly cause some change in the mail carrier’s routes. And who knows but someone may propose a line from Daleyville to Mt. Horeb via Forward and Spring and discontinue both present routes.  Last...
120 Years Ago- Dec. 14, 1899 The fence around the Lutheran church was removed last Tuesday, which was an improvement. Many of our sports were in to see the foot ball game at Madison last Saturday, returning wiser if not wealthier. Carl Koloth has just finished the deepest well in the township of...
120 Years Ago- Nov. 7, 1899 There were many a porker marketed here last Monday. Remember the raw fur buyer at the Mt. Horeb House on Wednesday, Dec. 13th. How about the size of the wood pile? is a vital question with many of our villagers just at present. The creamery here is now overloaded with...

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