Bio: Sweetland, L. E. – Neillsville-Sewing Machines, Pianos, Organs (1905)

Transcriber: Steve Roberts 

Surnames: Sweetland

Source: Clark & Jackson Co. Trade Paper Sept 1905

L. E. Sweetland
Agent for Singer Sewing Machine Co., Dealer in Pianos, Organs, Sewing Machines and Supplies – Neillsville, Wis.

The principle exclusive house in this line in Neillsville is that of L. E. Sweetland, located on West Sixth Street, occupying a well-lighted salesroom, with residence adjourning. He carries a good stock of pianos and organs, especially the Farrand pianos and organs of Detroit, which are strictly high grade, with prices of pianos from $275 to $350, organs from $40 to $100, having supplied many of these instruments for residences in the city and surrounding country, all giving good satisfaction.

Organ tuning and repairing are done in connection, Mr. Sweetland having had ten years’ experience in that line and as a practical musician.

For the past ten years he has also had the agency for the Singer Mfg. Co., largest in the world, keeping a good stock of their sewing machines on hand in all the various styles for domestic and manufacturing purposes; also needles, oils, and supplies for all machines made. The High-Arm Singer machine is one of the best in use, having taken first prizes at all the leading world’s fairs, and has a wide reputation and sales in all parts of the country, with prices from $38 to $55, the latter for one of best finished machines. In Neillsville and Clark county Mr. Sweetland has sold several hundred of these and other styles of Singer machines, including 103 in one year, all giving perfect satisfaction. This house has the sole agency for Clark county, his country trade covering a radius of from 30 to 40 miles, as far as Owen, Withee, Abbotsford, Curtiss, Colby, Dorchester, Thorp, Greenwood, Loyal, Chili, Granton, Merrillan, Humbird, Fairchild and other small places, one wagon being constantly on the road, and mail orders for sewing machine supplies and other lines often received from people on rural routes and are given prompt attention. His business in all lines this season is as large as ever, with good prospects for the fall trade.



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