“The biggest load of oats ever hauled into Madison was brought in by Dave Hansheu last Friday. There were 148 bushels and 30 lbs. on the load. They were raised on the farm of D. A. Hale” Yes, it happened in Madison way back in 1891! Source: The Madison Star, Thursday, July 14, 1955 on page 1.
“A team belonging to Valentine Scheer took a lively little spin Tuesday afternoon. He was driving them to a carriage when they became frightened by an automobile and began a merry chase. Mrs. Scheer was thrown from the rig and the team was caught near the Jacobs residence. The carriage was somewhat injured, but otherwise no damage was done.” Yes, it happened in Madison way back in 1890. Source: The Madison Star, Thursday, August 4, 1955 on page 1.
“The second election which has been held this year for the purpose of voting $10,000 bonds for a new city hall was held Tuesday and resulted in a victory for the bonds as the final count was 45 votes over the two-thirds majority.” Yes, it happened in Madison 50 years ago, in June of 1906. Source: The Madison Star, Thursday, July 5, 1956 on page 1.