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  • “Auld Lang Syne”

    1921

    Compiled by Jeanne Mahony

    Text from the Mazomanie Sickle with notes by Jeanne Mahony

  • 1921 A u l d Lang Syne

    January 7, 1921 The t e l e p h o n e company has been g r a n t e d t h e r a i s e i n t e l e p h o n e r a t e s i n Mazo-

    manie as asked f o r : $3.00 a month f o r s i n g l e l i n e b u s i n e s s phones, $2.50 f o r t w o - p a r t y l i n e s ; r e s i d e n c e phones $1.50, 1.75 and 2.00 per month, f o r s i n g l e , t w o - p a r t y and f o u r - p a r t y l i n e s .

    Welsch's Garage has t h e agency f o r t h e D o r t Car. C a l l and see i t . A f r e i g h t car o f f t h e t r a c k a t the Holcomb c r o s s i n g l a s t e v ening d e l a y e d t h e

    west bound passenger h a l f an hour or more.

    January 14, 1921 Because o f the i n c r e a s e i n t e l e p h o n e r a t e s , n e a r l y a l l t h e b u s i n e s s p l a c e s i n

    Mazomanie have o r d e r e d t h e i r 'phones d i s c o n t i n u e d , many r e s i d e n c e s a l s o , and the r u r a l p a t r o n s are up i n arms.

    A l i b e r a l hamburgher sandwich f o r 10 c e n t s — M a z o Lunch.

    January 2 1 , 1921 T w e n t y - f i v e young l a d i e s , members o f t h e M e t h o d i s t Sunday Scho o l , were r o y a l l y

    e n t e r t a i n e d a t the home of Miss Dorothy Jordan l a s t Thursday e v e n i n g . At s i x o ' c l o c k a b o u n t i f u l d i n n e r was s e r v e d t o which a l l p r e s e n t d i d f u l l j u s t i c e .

    We are s e l l i n g t h e b e s t q u a l i t y o f c o a l t o be g o t t e n . The c o a l we have on hand now we charge $11 a t o n . At t h a t , i t i s cheaper t h a n o t h e r c o a l a t $7.00 a t o n . I t l a s t s l o n g e r and has no s o o t , and no f i n e s t u f f . ROY PAYL0W

    January 28, 1921 I want t o g i v e due c r e d i t t o t h e s m a l l but e x t r e m e l y w e l l - b e h a v e d crowd fro m

    The R a i l r o a d Men's dance t h a t were served supper a t our Mazo Lunch l a s t F r i d a y n i g h t . The Mazo Lunch, I . Unkenholz, P r o p r i e t o r .

    NOTICE: a meeting o f t h e p a t r o n s o f the Mazomanie t e l e p h o n e exchange w i l l be h e l d a t Schmitz H a l l , on S a t u r d a y , Jan 2 9 t h , a t two pm. f o r t h e purposeof d i s c u s s i n g the t e l e p h o n e r a t e s . R e p r e s e n t a t i v e s f r o m t h e W i s c o n s i n Telephone Co. and f r o m t h e R a i l r o a d Commission w i l l be p r e s e n t .

    February 4, 1921 At t h e m e e t i n g h e l d Saturday a f t e r n o o n , a t Schmitz H a l l , more t h a n 150 men were

    p r e s e n t t o d i s c u s s t h e t e l e p h o n e r a t e s . The r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s o f the t e l e p h o n e company and t h e R a i l r o a d Commission d i d n o t come as p l a n n e d . The d i s c u s s i o n c e n t e r e d around the p o s s i b i l i t y o f t h e s u b s c r i b e r s b u y i n g t h e exchange.

    A chimney f i r e a t t h e f a r m r e s i d e n c e of Theo. Hottmann, j u s t o u t s i d e o f town c a l l e d out t h e f i r e department s h o r t l y a f t e r seven o ' c l o c k . The f i r e , w h ich was out of r each o f t h e v i l l a g e w a t e r works was e x t i n g u i s h e d w i t h o u t any p a r t i c u l a r damage.

  • 1921 - A u l d Lang Syne

    February 1 1, 1921 Three f r i e d eggs, w i t h b r e a d , b u t t e r , p o t a t o e s , c o f f e e , and a s i d e o f v e g e t a b l e s

    f o r 400 a t Mazo Lunch. Wm Craney has f i l l e d h i s i c e house t h i s week, and i s a l s o d o i n g o t h e r j o b s . The

    i c e i s about t w e l v e inches i n t h i c k n e s s and o f good q u a l i t y . An i n s t a l l a t i o n s e r v i c e w i l l be h e l d a t t h e Community Church t h i s F r i d a y even-

    i n g a t whic h t i m e Rev. Geo. V.R. Shepard w i l l be i n s t a l l e d as p a s t o r o f t h i s c h u r c h .

    F ebruary 18, 1921 At t h e M a j e s t i c T h e a t e r , Thursday, F r i d a y , Feb. 17 and 18, Mary P i c k f o r d i n

    "Rags".

    At t h e Community Church nex t Sunday, t h e Boy Scouts w i l l be honored g u e s t s .

    F ebruary 25, 1921 The Men's Supper a t t h e Community Church, Tuesday e v e n i n g , was l a r g e l y a t t e n d e d ,

    and was a success t h r o u g h o u t . The r e c e i p t s were $72.00 The Men's Supper a t t h e M e t h o d i s t c h u r c h l a s t week Thursday was a v e r y good

    success. The number of meals served was 203, and t h e t o t a l r e c e i p t s $71.05.

    Mohwinkel Bros, have o r d e r e d a Fordson t r a c t o r .

    March 4, 1921 The M a r x v i l i e Creamery Co. has p u t i n an o t h e r cream c o o l e r . The cream i s i n -

    c r e a s i n g e v e r y day, and soon t h e two w i l l be f i l l e d t o t h e i r c a p a c i t y . The enthusiasm t o p r o t e s t t h e i n c r e a s e d r a t e s f o r t e l e p h o n e s e r v i c e seems t o

    have d i e d down. S.A. Mackesey and f a m i l y have moved from Madison, and are l o c a t e d i n t h e

    Antony K i r c h house i n t h i s v i l l a g e . Mr. Mackesey w i l l o p e r a t e an a u t o m o b i l e t r u c k l i n e between Mazomanie and Madison.

    March 11, 1921 Ju s t r e c e i v e d , a new l i n e o f heavy l a c e v e s t e e s and c o l l a r t o match, a l s o

    s e p a r a t e c o l l a r s a t 500 and up. M.J. ZANGL The High School o p e r e t t a , "Love P i r a t e s o f H a w a i i " , t o be g i v e n a t t h e Maj-

    e s t i c T h e a t e r , Mazomanie, on Thursday and F r i d a y e v e n i n g s , March 17 and 18. T i c k e t s 350 and 200.

    March 18, 1921 Coming t o t h e M a j e s t i c T h e a t e r : Wanda Hawley and H a r r i s o n Ford i n "Food f o r

    Scandal", March 20 and 2 1 . Admission: C h i l d r e n 10 c e n t s , A d u l t s 25 c e n t s . Home made f r i e d cakes, 30 c e n t s a dozen, a t Mazo Lunch. John N e s v a c i l i s f i t t i n g up t h e Wendt b u i l d i n g f o r a t i n s h o p and r e p a i r i n g

    and w i l l a l s o be equipped t o do g e n e r a l plumbing and o t h e r work i n t h a t l i n e .

  • 1921 = A u l d Lang Syne

    March 25, 1921 The High School O p e r e t t a , "Love P i r a t e s o f H a w a i i " , g i v e n a t t h e M a j e s t i c

    T h e a t e r , Thursday and F r i d a y evenings of l a s t week, was a success t h r o u g h o u t , and r e f l e c t s much c r e d i t upon Miss Kaisermann and t h e p u p i l s who t o o k p a r t . The t o t a l r e c e i p t s exceeded $130.00.

    L y l e Dye has a new Ford Coupe. G.L. Dunlap has purchased a new Dodge c a r f r o m t h e C i t y Garage. G i l b e r t Harrop has purchased a new Ford c a r , and a Fordson t r a c t o r .

    A new passenger t r a i n t i m e c a r d goes i n t o e f f e c t t h e f i r s t o f n e x t week. The Branch t r a i n t i m e w i l l be changed, and t h e Branch w i l l r e t u r n t o t h e s i n g l e crew system, t h e t r a i n r e m a i n i n g a t P r a i r i e du Sac over n i g h t .

    A p r i l 1, 1921 NOTICE: We have leased Schmitz H a l l f o r one y e a r , and w i l l use t h e same p r i n -

    c i p a l l y f o r g i v i n g dances. E. FOSTERLING, DAN HARRINGAN, PAUL WELSCH. At t h e M a j e s t i c , F r i d a y , A p r i l 1, B i l l i e Burke i n "The Mis-Leading Widow". A dance was h e l d a t John Lochner's H a l l , M a r x v i l l e , Monday e v e n i n g . E i g h t y

    t i c k e t s were s o l d . Music was g i v e n by t h e New Crescent o r c h e s t r a , of Madison.

    A p r i l 8, 1921 At t h e Cemetery A s s o c i a t i o n m e e t i n g , i t was v o t e d t o r a i s e t h e p r i c e o f c a r -

    i n g f o r l o t s t o $1.50 per year and i t s h o u l d be p a i d as e a r l y i n t h e season as p o s s i b l e so t h a t competent h e l p can be secured.

    172 v o t e s were p o l l e d — a v e r y l i g h t v o t e — a t t h e v i l l a g e e l e c t i o n Tuesday. About f i f t y women v o t e d . The town e l e c t i o n was 105 v o t e s , w i t h about f o r t y women v o t i n g .

    A p r i l 15, 1921 Geo. A. S h i e l d s , t h e l o c a l r e p r e s e n t a t i v e o f t h e U n i t e d Drug Company of

    Boston, has been awarded a p o s i t i o n on t h e 1920 Honor R o l l o f I n t e r - n a t i o n a l A s s o c i a t i o n o f R e x a l l Clubs.

    I n Arena, F.M. A l l e n t r a d e d h i s g e n e r a l s t o r e t o h i s s o n - i n - l a w , George Harrop. Mrs. L i l y Butz has a new Ford sedan.

    A p r i l 22, 1921 At t h e V i l l a g e Board meeting a m o t i o n was c a r r i e d t h a t A.G. E l l i s r e p r e s e n t

    the v i l l a g e a t the h e a r i n g o f t h e W i s c o n s i n R i v e r Power Co. i n r e g a r d t o s e l l i n g t h e t r a n s m i s s i o n l i n e .

    Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Morrow and f i v e c h i l d r e n a r r i v e d here Thursday m o r n i n g , and w i l l move t o t h e l a r g e f a r m purchased n o r t h o f town. The Morrow f a m i l y comes fr o m Montana, and made t h e t r i p by a u t o m o b i l e .

  • 1921 - A u l d Lang Syne

    A p r i l 29, 1921 Don't f o r g e t "Bebe D a n i e l s " i s a t t h e M a j e s t i c two days, Sunday and Monday,

    i n "Oh, Lady, Lady", a comedy success. Arrangements have been made t o send out s o l i c i t o r s t o see a l l t e l e p h o n e sub-

    s c r i b e r s f o r t h e purpose o f h a v i n g them s u b s c r i b e f o r s t o c k i n t h e proposed new company.

    May 6, 1921 NOTICE TO VOTERS: A mass meeting w i l l be h e l d a t t h e v i l l a g e h a l l , t o n i g h t ,

    f o r t h e purpose of d i s c u s s i n g w i t h t h e members of t h e V i l l a g e Board t h e a d v i s a -b i l i t y o f s e l l i n g our e l e c t r i c t r a n s m i s s i o n l i n e t o t h e W i s c o n s i n R i v e r Power Co. I t i s o n l y t h e s a l e o f t h e t r a n s m i s s i o n l i n e t h a t i s t o be c o n s i d e r e d , n o t our l o c a l d i s t r i c u t i o n p l a n t . C u r r e n t would be d e l i v e r e d t o us here i n s t e a d o f a t the P r a i r i e du Sac dam.

    May 13, 1921 F i f t y or more l a d i e s have g r a c i o u s l y consented t o e n t e r t a i n a t a s e r i e s o f

    "May p a r t i e s " f o r t h e b e n e f i t o f t h e Free L i b r a r y . I t i s expected t h a t about s e v e n t y - f i v e d o l l a r s w i l l be r a i s e d i n t h i s way.

    Mayor M i l o I . K i t t l e s o n and a p a r t y of t e n , f r o m Madison, were supper gu e s t s a t t h e Mazo Lunch, Sunday.

    We pay t h e h i g h e s t market p r i c e f o r cream. Give us a T r i a l — L i n l e y ' s Meat Market. May 20, 1921

    Comrades o f McDonald Post, G.A.R. w i l l assemble a t t h e Post H a l l on Sunday, May 2 9 t h , and march t o t h e M e t h o d i s t c h u r c h f o r Memorial S e r v i c e s .

    Funds are b e i n g s o l i c i t e d f o r a new M e t h o d i s t parsonage t o be b u i l t i n t h i s v i l l a g e .

    The Ford Garage has s o l d a Fordson t r a c t o r t o Hugh Morrow, and a Ford coupe t o P.F. S t i c k n e y , t h i s week.

    May 27, 1921 High School commencement e x e r c i s e s w i l l be h e l d a t the Community Church Thursday

    e v e n i n g . P r o f . A.P. Haake w i l l g i v e t h e address. Wesley Schroeder has purchased a new C l e v e l a n d r o a d s t e r . L o u i s Wein i s out b u y i n g j u n k f o r h i s f a t h e r , and you are thus g i v e n a chance

    t o g e t r i d o f the o l d scrap i r o n , e t c . , t h a t has been a c c u m u l a t i n g .

    June 3, 1921 D.L. B e s t o r had charge of t h e D e c o r a t i o n Day s e r v i c e s . The Mazomanie band

    e s c o r t e d t h e v e t e r a n s t o t h e c e m e t e r i e s . Flowers were p l a c e d on t h e graves o f the v e t e r a n s b u r i e d i n b o t h c e m e t e r i e s .

    There w i l l be a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n on the 2 0 t h of June f o r t h e v o t e r s t o pass on the r e s o l u t i o n t o s e l l t h e t r a n s m i s s i o n l i n e s t o t h e W i s c o n s i n R i v e r Power Co. The c o n s i d e r a t i o n t o be $7,000.

  • 1921 - A u l d Lang Syne

    June 10, 1921 The c l o s i n g event o f Commencement Week was t h e Alumni Banquet a t t h e High School

    w i t h a banquet served by t h e Federated workers a t t h e Community Church d i n i n g room. There was a l a r g e a t t e n d a n c e and t h e o c c a s i o n was pronounced one o f t h e most e n j o y -a b l e i n t h e h i s t o r y o f t h e a s s o c i a t i o n .

    The Ford coupe i s now s e l l i n g a t $695, t h e sedan a t $760, and t h e runabout and t o u r i n g c a r s are s e l l i n g a t a r e d u c t i o n o f $25 each.

    The f i r s t two days o f t h e d r i v e f o r funds f o r t h e new M e t h o d i s t parsonage have b r o u g h t $2,620. The aim i s t o r a i s e $3,000. Anybody who wishes t o donate may c a l l on Roy Paylow and Roy Denu, t h e f i n a n c e committee.

    June 17, 1921 A band of g y p s i e s , t r a v e l i n g i n f o u r l a r g e t o u r i n g c a r s , v i s i t e d t h i s p l a c e

    Saturday f o r e n o o n . NOTICE: The n e x t meeting o f t h e M i c k e l s o n - M a r t i n Post No. 313, American Leg-

    i o n w i l l be h e l d i n t h e v i l l a g e h a l l , i n B l a c k E a r t h , Tuesday e v e n i n g , June 28, a t 8:30 p.m., i n p l a c e o f June 2 1 s t . A l l members are urged t o be p r e s e n t . A.M. Paulson, Post Commander.

    The M a j e s t i c T h e a t e r program on June 17 and 18 w i l l i n c l u d e t h e C h a r l i e C h a p l i n comedy, "The Vagabonds".

    June 24, 1921 I n Arena, D.P. Lynch has l e a s e d t h e J.C. White meat market and has t a k e n

    p o s s e s s i o n . Miss E l s i e Hodgson has t a k e n a p o s i t i o n a t t h e K i r k l a n d H o t e l a t D e v i l ' s Lake. The e l e c t i o n Monday, r e s u l t e d i n a v o t e o f 79 t o 3 i n f a v o r o f t h e s a l e o f

    th e e l e c t r i c t r a n s m i s s i o n l i n e .

    J u l y 1, 1921 Edward Salava has purchased a Nash t o u r i n g c a r f r o m James B r o d e r i c k , t h i s

    week. Wm Craney has been awarded t h e c o n t r a c t by t h e Highway Commission, t o b u i l d

    about t w e n t y c o n c r e t e c u l v e r t s on t h e Mazomanie-Sauk C i t y r o a d .

    C e l e b r a t e t h e 4 t h by s e e i n g Mary P i c k f o r d i n "The Hoodlum".

    J u l y 8, 1921 The M e t h o d i s t Union Sunday School P i c n i c h e l d i n Schumann's g r o v e , near Mazo-

    manie, J u l y 4 t h , was a grand success. The parade formed a t t h e c h u r c h a t 11 a.m., t h e v a r i o u s f l o a t s were w e l l done. The program was r e n d e r e d by t h e t h r e e Sunday sc h o o l s o f Mazomanie, Mounds Creek and B l a c k E a r t h . The b a l l game i n t h e a f t e r n o o n was won by B l a c k E a r t h .

    At t h e Arena Annual High School m e e t i n g , t h e course o f Domestic Science and A g r i c u l t u r e was d i s c o n t i n u e d by a v o t e o f the p e o p l e .

    At t h e Annual School meeting i n Mazomanie, a committee was a p p o i n t e d t o work i n c o n j u n c t i o n w i t h t h e Board, t o secure p l a n s and s p e c i f i c a t i o n s f o r a new s c h o o l b u i l d i n g .

  • 1921 - A u l d Lang Syne

    J u l y 15, 1921 E. J. Hodgson has purchased a Fordson t r a c t o r . The i c e cream s o c i a l g i v e n a t t h e home of C.H. R o b e r t s , i n Mounds Creek, Wed-

    nesday e v e n i n g , was w e l l a t t e n d e d . The r e c e i p t s were over $26.00. The M e t h o d i s t c o n g r e g a t i o n has purchased t h e l o t i n the n o r t h w e s t c o r n e r of t h e

    b l o c k s o u t h o f t h e s c h o o l house, and w i l l b u i l d a parsonage. L e l a n d Winch has purchased a new Ford coupe.

    J u l y 22, 1921 F i l m s developed, 100, a t S h i e l d s 1 d r u g s t o r e . Misses Annie and M i l d r e d M o r r i l l , S t e l l a and M a r i o n K e r r , are a t Camp I n d i a n o l a . The Young Ladies C l a s s , or T o i l e r s , o f t h e M e t h o d i s t Sunday School w i l l g i v e an

    i c e cream s o c i a l on t h e c h u r c h lawn, Tuesday e v e n i n g , J u l y 26. A l l welcome!

    J u l y 29, 1921 Since l a s t S aturday no t o l l has been charged f o r c r o s s i n g t h e b r i d g e a t Sauk

    C i t y and h e r e a f t e r t h e s t r u c t u r e w i l l be f r e e t o a l l t r a v e l e r s . The change was made as a r e s u l t o f t h r e a t e n e d a c t i o n by the S t a t e Highway Commission which n o t i f i e d t h e l o c a l o f f i c i a l s t h a t u n l e s s t h e b r i d g e was made f r e e , s t a t e t r u n k l i n e No. 12 which crosses t h e b r i d g e , would be changed from Roxbury so t h a t a c r o s s i n g o f t h e Wiscon-s i n r i v e r would be over t h e new f r e e b r i d g e a t P r a i r i e du Sac.

    August 5, 1921 Peaches, $2.00 per box. A p p l e s , $3.00 per bushel.—PAYLOW'S DEPT STORE CO. I c e f o r household purposes has p l a y e d o u t , and d e l i v e r i e s have ceased.

    August 12, 1921 P r o f . Harvey Jones has accepted an o f f e r as i n s t r u c t o r i n a g r i c u l t u r e i n t h e

    Mazomanie High School and expects t o move h i s f a m i l y here about September 1 s t . On account of t h e h a r d t i m e s which t h e people are now p a s s i n g t h r o u g h , t h e

    M e t h o d i s t c h u r c h has v o t e d t o c u t t h e p a s t o r ' s s a l a r y f o r n e x t year $375.00, or 18 3/4 %. A committee c o n s i s t i n g o f W i l l i s T urk, George K n i g h t , and Percy Reeve was a p p o i n t e d t o r e n t a c o m f o r t a b l e home f o r t h e p a s t o r u n t i l a new parsonage can be b u i l t .

    Mayor I.M. K i t t l e s o n and M.B. O l b r i c h , o f Madison, w i l l be t h e speakers a t t h e home coming and F i e l d Day c e l e b r a t i o n a t B l a c k E a r t h , n e x t Monday. The c e l e b r a t i o n i s under t h e a u s p i c e s o f t h e e x - s e r v i c e men i n t h e M i c k e l s o n M a r t i n Post, No. 313 o f t h e American L e g i o n .

    August 19, 1921 There was a l a r g e a t t e n d a n c e i n B l a c k E a r t h Monday, f o r t h e i r F i e l d Day.

    There were 1,700 i n a t t e n d a n c e a t t h e b a l l game and 406 t i c k e t s were s o l d f o r t h e dance i n t h e e v e n i n g .

    Tony Novak, a s t e e p l e - j a c k , p a i n t e d t h e c i t y f l a g - p o l e S a t u r day. " R i d e r s o f t h e P u r p l e Sage" a t the M a j e s t i c , Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday,

    evenings n e x t week.

  • 1921 - A u l d Lang Syne

    August 26, 1921 Route No. 11 has been changed i n t h i s v i l l a g e so t h a t t h e t u r n i s one b l o c k

    f a r t h e r east t h a n f o r m e r l y . The c o u n t y o i l crew has been here t h e p a s t week, o i l i n g Hudson and Brodhead

    s t r e e t s .

    September 2, 1921 P r o f . Trapp has been i n B l a c k E a r t h t h i s week l o o k i n g a f t e r s c h o o l m a t t e r s .

    Two rooms i n t h e basement o f t h e s c h o o l b u i l d i n g have been f i t t e d out f o r a Com-m e r c i a l Course.

    Roy Paylow has purchased l a n d from P.E. Reeve, and i s b u i l d i n g a c o a l and f e e d house near t h e r a i l r o a d t r a c k .

    Movie " C h a r l i e C h a p l i n and The K i d " , a l s o s l i d e s and music, a t F r i e s ' b a r n , Wednesday e v e n i n g , Sept 7, a t e i g h t o ' c l o c k . Admission 3

  • 1921 - A u l d Lang Syne

    October 7, 1921 Saeman Bros shipp e d f i v e c a r loads o f s t o c k f r o m t h i s s t a t i o n Monday, and

    Saeman Bros, and t h e E q u i t y S o c i e t y s h i p p e d two c a r s each, Wednesday. New j u r y p a n e l s i n W i s c o n s i n must c o n t a i n t h e names of a number o f women

    a c c o r d i n g t o t h e s t a t e law passed by t h e L e g i s l a t u r e l a t e i n t h e l a s t s e s s i o n . A r m i s t i c e Day, Nov. 11, w i l l be observed a t B l a c k E a r t h , w i t h an e x t e n s i v e

    program a r r a n g e d by t h e M i c k e l s o n - M a r t i n Post No. 313, o f t h e American L e g i o n .

    October 14, 1921 Rev. F a t h e r M.G. S t e i e r has purchased a new Ford coupe, and Dr. L. Scheel has

    purchased a new Baby Grand C h e v r o l e t coupe. W.C.P. Weinschenk, accompanied by Chas. Jones and Chester Weinschenk, drove

    t o Eau C l a i r e , Thursday, t o p u t up a f u r n a c e a t t h e f a r m home o f Wolfgang S t a t z -

    October 2 1 , 1921 I n B l a c k E a r t h , t h e t i r e r e p a i r shop of t h e Anderson b r o t h e r s has been p u r -

    chased by Hermann & Watzke, and a s e r v i c e s t a t i o n e s t a b l i s h e d . Roy Denu went t o Chicago, l a s t F r i d a y , and drove home a new Baby Grand Chev-

    r o l e t r o a d s t e r . The power was t u r n e d on t o t h e new 33,000 v o l t t r a n s m i s s i o n l i n e , Sunday even-

    i n g , and we are now r e c e i v i n g t h i s new e l e c t r i c s e r v i c e . The v o l t a g e on t h e o l d l i n e was 13,200.

    October 28, 1921 No paper was i s s u e d t h i s week due t o t h e i l l n e s s o f t h e e d i t o r , H.L. Swan.

    Th i s was t h e f i r s t t i m e i n t h e h i s t o r y o f t h e SICKLE, s i n c e March o f 1874, t h a t a p u b l i c a t i o n was missed.

    November 4, 1921 E. F o s t e r l i n g , who has had charge o f t h e t e l e p h o n e exchange here f o r t h e p a s t

    two y e a r s , has been t r a n s f e r r e d t o Waupun. C.W. Browne of Waupun, w i l l have charge of t h e exchange h e r e .

    The Sauk Branch resumed t h e two-crew system l a s t Monday. The t r a i n now r e -t u r n s t o t h i s p l a c e t o s t a y over n i g h t , making t h e f i r s t t r i p up t h e Branch a t 6:25 i n t h e m o r n i n g .

    Work on t h e new Ford garage i s g o i n g on i n e a r n e s t . The o l d shop was razed and c l e a r e d away, and t h e c o n c r e t e f o r t h e w a l l s i s now g o i n g up. ( c o r n e r o f S t a t e and Crescent s t r e e t )

    November 11, 1921 N.J. Tepper has l e a s e d H.J. L i n l e y ' s Meat Market. The German E v a n g e l i c a l S o c i e t y ' s parsonage, now o c c u p i e d by Mr. and Mrs.

    C a r r o l l K i n g and f a m i l y , has been s o l d t o P e t e r Wittmann, f o r $1,600. An o r d e r has j u s t been r e c e i v e d a t t h e p o s t o f f i c e , r e q u i r i n g a l l p e r -

    sons connected w i t h t h e o f f i c e must be equipped w i t h f i r e a r m s .

  • 1921 - A u l d Lang Syne

    November 18, 1921 The t o t a l r e c e i p t * o f t h e L i b r a r y Teas h e l d l a s t s p r i n g , are $107.35. There w i l l be a Union T h a n k s g i v i n g S e r v i c e h e l d i n the Community Church on

    Thursday morning a t 10:30 a.m. Everyone c o r d i a l l y i n v i t e d . The Mazo P o u l t r y & Egg Co. i s r e c e i v i n g g r e a t q u a n t i t i e s o f l i v e p o u l t r y t h e se

    days, and has t o seek temporary s t o r a g e f o r much of i t o u t s i d e o f i t s capacious p l a n t . About 1,500 c h i c k e n s , e t c . , are k i l l e d and dressed d a i l y .

    November 25, 1921 The High School has purchased a new p i a n o . The proceeds o f t h e e n t e r t a i n m e n t

    g i v e n l a s t F r i d a y , and o t h e r c o n t r i b u t i o n s and e n t e r t a i n m e n t s t o be g i v e n i n t h e f u t u r e w i l l be a p p l i e d t o t h e payment o f t h e same.

    Miss E l s i e Hodgson, o f t h i s p l a c e , won t h i r d p l a c e i n t h e p i e show f o r Home Economics s t u d e n t s o f t h e S t a t e U n i v e r s i t y a t Madison.

    Work on t h e new Ford Garage i s p r o g r e s s i n g r a p i d l y , i n s p i t e o f th e weather. The w a l l s are w e l l on toward c o m p l e t i o n , and t h e r o o f i s b e i n g p u t on.

    December 9, 1921 J.B. Johnson has purchased t h e Mazo Lunch r e s t a u r a n t . Christmas p o s t cards 100 a dozen.—M.J. ZANGL Welsch & Son's S e r v i c e Garage w i l l reopen f o r b u s i n e s s n e x t Monday. Ben Wein has purchased a new e l e c t r i c a l - d r i v e n machine t o be used i n t h e r e -

    p a i r i n g o f shoes.

    December 16, 1921 Gteia±ma^—diame r , Hefeel Mazo s t y l e , a t o n l y $1.00 per p l a t e . Christmas D i n n e r — I n c r e a s e t h e p l e a s u r e s , and add t o t h e c o m f o r t o f t h e day,

    by t a k i n g Christmas d i n n e r a t t h e H o t e l Mazo. Make r e s e r v a t i o n s i n advance, as o n l y a l i m i t e d number w i l l be served a t $1.00 per p l a t e . W.A. GRIFFITH & SON, Pr o p 1

    A dance w i l l be g i v e n a t Schmitz H a l l , Monday e v e n i n g , December 2 6 t h . Music w i l l be f u r n i s h e d by King's o r c h e s t r a .

    December 23, 1921 Arena now has e l e c t r i c i t y , secured from t h e P r a i r i e du Sac power p l a n t , on t h e

    l i n e r u n n i n g t h r o u g h Mazomanie. The new Ford Garage i s n e a r l y f i n i s h e d , and w i t h i t s n i c e b r i c k w a l l s , and l a r g

    g l a s s f r o n t p r e s e n t s a v e r y neat appearance. The f o r m e r Dr. West f a r m , n o r t h o f town, was s o l d t h e f i r s t o f th e week t o

    Matchata & Tomka, I t a l i a n s , who t a k e immediate p o s s e s s i o n . December 30, 1921

    From B l a c k E a r t h , Misses G e r t r u d e and L e l i a B a r b e r , t e a c h e r s a t Ashland and Beaver Dam are spending t h e i r v a c a t i o n s w i t h t h e i r p a r e n t s .

    At t h e Christmas Dance t h e at t e n d a n c e was s i x t y - n i n e c o u p l e s ; t h e most l a d y -l i k e and g e n t l e m a n l i k e dance h e l d i n t h i s h a l l f o r y e a r s . Shimmy was not i n s t y l e a t a l l , and t h e moon d i d n o t s h i n e . — M a n a g e r o f t h e Opera House.

  • 1921

    January 7,1921

    The telephone company at Mazomanie was

    granted an increase in rates

    to $3.00 for single business

    phone and others in proportion.

    The annual report

    of the Mutual Town Insur-ance Co.

    showed losses of $643.44 for 1919 and

    there was a balance of $699.94 in the

    treasury.

    January 14,

    1921 American

    Legion Post being organized in Black

    Earth.

    January 21,

    1921 Telephones

    have been ordered out of most bus-

    iness places in the village of Mazomanie in pro-

    test of the high rate.

    February 4, 1921

    Two meetings

    were held, one Friday evening

    and the other Saturday to discuss telephone situation

    due to the new

    rates announced by the

    Wisconsin Telephone Co.

    It was

    suggested that

    a local

    company be formed in Mazomanie to

    purchase the

    plant but no one stopped at the door

    to sub-scribe for shares at

    $25. About one

    inch of snow on Sunday evening and

    an equal amount on Wednesday evening. Previous

    to this

    the ground was bare.

    February 11,

    1921 Rev.

    George V.R. Shepard installed

    as pas-

    tor of the Community Church in Mazomanie, with

    the installation

    sermon being preached by

    Dr. George E.

    Hunt of Madison.

    The Majestic Theatre, Mazomanie, joins other

    theatres in Wisconsin to raise

    $50,000 for Hoover's relief

    fund. $100is the quota of theMajestic.

    March 4, 1921

    S.A. Mackessy is running truck

    line from Mazomanie

    to Madison. Marxville

    creamery adds equipment.

    Math Heiney

    is buttermaker.

    March 18, 1921

    Adolph Handel purchased

    the J.W. Pearcey

    home. Fred Dussault sold his interest

    in the pool hall

    to Dan Harrigan.

    John Nesvacil is fitting up the Wendt building

    for a tinshop and

    repairing. The

    buggy in which Leonard Schroeder

    was riding

    tipped over between the Wm

    Schumann and Louis Nien-

    dorf places. He broke

    the reach and lost part

    of the

    buggy there and the horse dragged

    Leonard and

    part ofthe buggy for a distance.

    Camille Stupfel has sold his 187

    acre farm in Dunlap

    Hollow and the personal property to Frank

    Klekoski of Gotham.

    March 18, 1921

    Weather very stormy. Mildred Goodlad Stacy, dies suddenly at Mitch-

    ell, S.

    Dak. following

    operation March 14.

    Blakey Sutcliffe sells

    his house to Johnson Bros.

    March 25, 1921

    A new passenger

    time table goes into

    effect Sunday.

    All passenger

    trains will arrive

    earlier. E.J.

    Carey is nursing a sore right

    hand, the result

    of having the end of the index finger

    cut off by the

    fan belt

    ofhis car. Hilmar Schumann rents

    old Seston farm in town

    of Berry.

  • April 1,

    1921 J.M.

    Reuschlein has purchased

    the W.F. Waterstreet

    residence property in this village. The

    price paid was

    $4,700. The

    thermometers registered

    ten degrees above Mon-day morning.

    A drop of fifty-five

    degrees from the previous

    day.

    April 8,

    1921 Mrs.

    Hiram Smith, former occupant of G.P.

    Nace farm dies at Rhinelander, buried

    in Mazomanie.

    April 15,

    1921 Matt

    Delesano, Milwaukee, stopped from selling

    lot-tery

    tickets on a 391

    acre farm valued at $36,000 at Arena.

    The winner

    was to receive $16,000 i

    f he didn't

    want the farm. Tickets up

    to 20,000 had been

    sold. Money paid was

    to be refunded.

    F.M. Allen, Arena, traded his funeral

    store to his son-in-law, George Harrop,

    for the latter*s farm.

    The next day

    he traded the farm to Lester Harrop for

    his house and

    lot in Arena.

    April 22,

    1921 Samuel Murrish, pioneer merchant of Mazomanie,

    died April 21, aged 74

    years. Mr.

    and Mrs.

    Hugh Morrow and five

    children ar-rive

    from Montana to take possession of the John

    Nelson farm.

    The Morrow family drove

    in a car most of

    the way through a snow storm and

    the car became disabled

    at Lone Rock, so they completed the journey

    by train. The

    nest of a red shouldered hawk and the

    tree in

    whichit was contained were shipped by G.A.

    Laws to

    the PublicMuseum at Milwaukee. The

    tree was

    cut into

    sections and crated.

    April 29,

    1921 Arrangements were made at a meeting

    Saturday evening

    to send out solicitors to see all tele-

    phone subscribers for the purpose of having them subscribe for stock in the proposed

    new company.

    May 13,

    1921 Roy

    Paylow spent several days in Chicago attending

    a congress of retail

    merchants which was held in the

    Butler Bros, house.

    Nathan Ellis and Mrs.

    Sarah Preston, Mazomanie, united

    in marriage at Methodist parsonage, Black

    Earth, by the Rev.

    Burrows.

    May 21,

    1921 The

    little two-year-old daughter

    of Mr. and

    Mrs. Mike Lucey was

    kicked on the right hip by a

    horse Monday night.

    The hip bone was

    broken. A band of gypsies traveling

    in four large

    touring cars visited Mazomanie,

    Saturday.

    June 10, 1921

    Dr. J.W.

    Kester and

    Leo Witzko

    are representing the Mazomanie village

    and town respectively

    on the county

    board. Mr. and Mrs.

    S.T. Baillies, Mazomanie, moved to

    Black Earth where Mr. Baillies

    will be

    employed at the

    Patrons' Mercantile Co.

    A special train of Milwaukee business men

    arrived in Mazomanie at noon Monday.

    While their

    band was dis-

    pensing music the members of the association were ming-ling

    with the crowd and

    dispensing souveniers. Prices of Ford

    automobiles have been reduced

    $25 to

    $50. The

    coupe is now selling

    for $695; the sedan

    $760. Terry's Uncle Tom's Cabin to be

    shown in Mazomanie, June 17.

    One of the features is a pack of Cuban

    bloodhounds.

    June 17, 1921

    Chautauqua program underway. Mrs.

    John Nelson, sister

    of Edgar and John Carp-enter has

    three fingers amputated

    by power wringer.

    June 24, 1921

    Free bridge at Prairie du Sac

    dedicated. Mrs.

    Walter Schumann injured when front

    wheel comes off buggy on

    hill.

  • June 24, 1921

    The election Monday resulted

    in a vote 79 to 3 in favor of the sale of the electric

    transmission line at Mazomanie.

    George A. Shields has

    resigned as director of the

    Union Free High School,

    and F.W.

    Ellsworth has been

    appointed to take his place.

    July 1,

    1921 Drought followed by

    severe storm.

    Wm Craney awarded contract by

    the highway com-mission to build

    about twenty concrete

    culverts on the Mazomanie-Sauk City

    road.

    July 8, 1921

    Winifred Gier struck by

    automobile while

    walk-ing

    in the road a short distance from Arena. Mrs.

    W.A. Griffith

    received a severe shock

    from the lightning during the storm Thursday.

    She was

    thrown to the floor

    and was

    unconscious for

    several minutes, her

    throat being paralyized for half an

    hour. Walter

    E. Lees, son

    of Richard Lees of

    this place, received his official

    credentials from Gover-nor Ben

    W. Olcott,

    state of Oregon, notifying him

    of his appointment as

    a member of the state board of

    aeronautics. He

    was a pilot

    of the LaGrande Air-craft

    Co. Congregational

    and Methodist

    Sunday schools

    have joint picnic

    at Schumann's grove.

    Several minor auto accidents by

    cars of local

    people.

    July 15, 1921

    Mrs. A.G. Ellis

    has been engaged as principal

    of the Mazomanie Union Free High

    School. Tuesday was

    the hottest day

    of the year, 98

    degrees at 4:30 p.m.

    Mazomanie village board adopts

    ordinance for-

    bidding ball playing on the streets

    of Mazo. A pipe was

    laid in Mazomanie from the

    artesian well

    to the bubble fountain,

    the latter henceforth

    t0

    be supplied from the overflow of the

    well.

    July 22,

    1921 L.F.

    Schoelkoff, Madison, demonstrates a

    Ford-son

    tractor hitched to a wagon and guided

    from the

    seat of the wagon by a line

    drive. "Railroad Jack"

    the famous memory expert accompanied the outfit

    to Mazomanie and gave a

    lecture. A Farmers Bureau was

    organized at the Mazomanie

    Town Hall, Monday evening. Officers

    elected are George Lins, president; Benjamin Showers, secretary; and

    Henry Niendorf, treasurer.

    July 29,

    1921 New

    concrete highway between Cross Plains and

    Middleton nearly completed.

    A large gang of men are employed at Mazomanie

    erecting the new

    transmission line to Arena

    and west of that

    place. The

    Sauk City bridge over the Wisconsin

    River has

    been made a free bridge. The

    change was made

    when the State Highway commission threatened to re-route Highway 12 over

    the new free Prairie du

    Sac bridge.

    August 5, 1921

    The residence

    and household

    goods of Mr. and

    Mrs. Turnquist was

    completely destroyed by fire

    Thursday morning.

    August 19, 1921

    Miss M. Gretchen

    Kaiserman, Richland Center, and

    Harry E. Trager. married August 15

    in the German Luth-eran church

    at Madison.

    September 2, 1921

    Roy Paylow has

    purchased land from P.E.

    Reeve and

    is building a coal and

    feed house near the railroad track.

    Charles Butz, Sr.

    92, died

    Wednesday. He

    was severely

    injured in a fall

    Thursday evening last

    week and

    his death was hastened

    bythe shock.

  • September 9, 1921

    A new foot bridge is being built

    across the

    creek near the residence of John King.

    The cost

    of the bridge is paid by those who

    find this

    short cut convenient.

    S.A. Mackesey's freight

    truck caught

    fire on the road near

    the McCue farm Friday and was

    damaged to the amount of several hundred dollars.

    Mr. and

    Mrs. H.W.

    Jones and son have moved

    to this

    village from Dodgeville.

    Mr. Jones is in

    charge of the agricultural

    department of the

    vil-lage schools.

    New Ford

    car prices: Touring, less

    starter, $414.12; with

    starter $440.15; Runabouts, less

    starter, $382.86, with

    starter, $455.15; Coupe

    with starter $639.64; Sedan with

    starter $733.35.

    September 30, 1921

    Frost is holding off remarkably

    well this

    year, and to date no

    evidence of frost

    has been

    seen in this section.

    There is no lack of

    rain. Local buyers

    paid $7.25 for hogs Tuesday. A

    year ago on

    the same date they paid $16.25. New

    law requires that children attend school

    until 18 years of age

    instead of

    17. Three cowboys of Jackson Hole, Wyoming pass

    through Sauk City on way

    to New York on

    horseback. They are traveling

    on a wager to reach New

    York by

    January 1st.

    Dressed in western fashion the

    men are bound not to purchase

    any horses,

    although they have the privilege

    of trading mounts. Buying to-

    bacco is forbidden, but they are expected to smoke

    daily on

    the trip.

    October 7,

    1921 Saeman Bros,

    shipped five carloads of stock

    from Mazomanie Monday and Saeman Bros,

    and the

    Equity Society ship two cars each Wednesday.

    The voice of President Harding

    speaking at the

    ceremonies over the body of the unknown soldier

    at Arlington cemetery

    at noon on November 11th, will

    be heard distinctly in New

    York, Chicago,

    and San

    Francisco. Arrangements have been made

    for long distance telephone

    circuits.

    October 14,

    1921 I.

    Unkenholz has severed

    his connection with the

    Mazo Lunch, his son Russell will

    continue to run the

    restaurant.

    October 21,

    1921 Power was

    turned on to the new

    33,000 volt trans-

    mission line at Mazomanie, Sunday evening.

    The old

    voltage line was

    13,200 volts.

    Roy Denu drove

    home a new Baby Grand Chevrolet

    roadster from Chicago Friday.

    November 4, 1921

    N.J. Tepper has

    leased theH.J. Linley meat

    market at Mazomanie.

    Work on the new Ford Garage at Mazomanie is

    going on in earnest.

    The old shop was

    razed and

    cleared away and

    the concrete walls are now

    going in. The

    Sauk Branch resumed the two-crew system last

    Monday. The

    train now returns to this

    place to stay overnight, making the first

    trip up

    the branch at

    6:25 in the

    morning. Orders

    received that all post office

    personnel must be

    equipped with fire

    arms.

    November 11, 1921

    The remains

    of Joseph King, who died at Boner's

    Ferry, Idaho, October 26th, was

    brought to Mazomanie

    for burial. President Harding

    and his cabinet ordered

    the Marines

    to guard the U.S.

    mail in thirteen large

    cities, where the bulk of valuable mail is handled

    until a force of 1,000

    former service men

    can be

    organized to take their places.

    The Milwaukee Road was

    found guilty of refusing to

    permit twenty-five employees at Chicago to absent

    them-selves from work for two hours with pay

    to vote in the primaries

    last April. They were fined

    $100 in each of

    the twenty-five

    cases. The

    company appealed the

    de-cision.

    Heavy snow storm November 5th.

  • November 18, 1921

    About 1,500 chickens, etc. are killed

    and dressed

    at the Mazo Poultry and

    Egg plant.

    Miss Elsie Hodgson won third

    place in the pie

    show of the Home Economics students of the State university

    at Madison. John O'Connell, Sr. died November 9th.

    He was

    born in Ireland

    in 1830. In 1870

    he moved to a farm in the township

    of Arena, and in 1914

    set-tled

    in Mazomanie.

    December 2, 1921

    Our winter seems to be

    turning back and spring

    days are in evidence.

    Rain all day

    yesterday with

    the temperature at between forty

    and fifty.

    Train schedules

    generally halted, owing to floating ice

    in the Mississippi river. The

    bridge at Prairie

    du Chien had to be

    opened for the ice to get through. village

    of Arena is now using

    electric lights.

    The current was

    turned on last

    week. William Sanford

    has been employed by

    the Wiscon-sin Power and

    Light Co. to take care of the

    line.

    December 9, 1921

    Julian Swan, went to Madison to

    operate a linotype

    at the State Journal plant. His

    father operates

    the SICKLE here. The

    State Department of Agriculture has

    issued an order prohibiting

    the shipment of corn and

    a number of vegetables into

    Wiscon-sin from corn borer

    infected districts

    in Ohio, Michigan

    and several eastern

    states. Joe

    Frank, Cross Plains, making extensive

    imprpvements in his butcher shop.

    Wireless operators in at least twenty-six

    Wisconsin cities

    listened to a concert

    by Josef Thevinne,

    noted pianist

    in the Gymnasium at the University

    of Wisconsin on November 29th,

    which was sent out by

    the wireless station of

    university physics

    department.

    December 16, 1921

    Wisconsin laid

    down 2.278 miles of new highways

    in 1921.

    Internal revenue tax of 25 cents on parcel post

    to be repealed Jan. 1,

    1922. Miss Agnes O'Hora is prom queen at

    Marquette Junior Prom in Milwaukee.

    Christmas Cheer:

    Paylow's Dept. Stote gave over

    200 boxes of candy to children visiting

    the store;

    Murrish & Sons served coffee and

    a tasty lunch to all

    who wished

    to partake.

    December 23, 1921

    Capital stock of the Peoples State Bank, Mazomanie,

    increased from $17,000 to $25,000. More than 400

    families in Madison took advantage of

    the Christmas offer

    of Victor H. Arnold to supply

    them with a Christmas

    dinner of their own

    choosing. He

    also offered

    two tons of soft

    coal to any needy family in

    Madison. The

    former Dr. West farm north of Mazomanie sold

    to Matchata and

    Tomka.