Sunday, September 19, 2010

Crazy kids

In the early Cuba City papers, it was common to see notices from the village marshall warning residents to obey the law. Here are a few directed toward children that I thought were pretty funny.

Cuba City News Herald, June 18, 1915

NO FIRECRACKERS ON MAIN ST.

Boys, Girls -- Don't shoot firecrackers on Main St. Fire them on the back streets if at all. Don't forget. By order Village Board. John Berning, Marshall.

NO ROLLERSKATING ON SIDEWALKS

Notice is hearby given that roller skating on the sidewalks of the village must be stopped at once. Parents and children take due notice. By order Village Board. John Berning, Marshall.

Cuba City News Herald, June 25, 1915

NOTICE TO BOYS

Boys are hereby warned that they must stop throwing pebbles in the village. Numerous complaints have been made of broken windows on this account, and the practice must be stopped at once. By order of the Village Board. John Berning, Marshall.

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