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and "Pappoose." The greens, hazards, and other features of its permanent eighteen-hole course, now in process of completion, are reproductions of Wisconsin Indian earthworks and symbols. Its permanent clubhouse, now being designed by the noted Wisconsin architect Frank Lloyd Wright, will be aboriginal American in its character, in every exterior and interior decorative detail. Meetings of the membership of the Nakoma club are designated as "tribal councils" or as "council fires," and its members as "warriors." The active golfers' organization of the club is the "War Bundle Society," which takes its name from the resemblance of the player's caddy bag to the sacred war bundles of the Wisconsin redmen. To become a member a player must attain a certain degree of perfection in the sport. Moccasin Tracks, the official paper of the Nakoma club, brings to its members a periodical account of all the social affairs, sports, and other activities of the organization.

The Black Hawk Country Club, another Madison organization, is preserving on its grounds on the Lake Mendota shore some fine examples of prehistoric Indian effigy and other mounds. These are soon to be marked with tablets.


Joseph Schafer ("Know-Nothingism in Wisconsin") describes in this article an almost forgotten political bias, which has some affiliation with present-day conditions.

Samuel M. Pedrick ("Early Days of Ripon College") is a lawyer of Ripon who has been a member of our board of curators since 1915.

Mabel V. Hansen ("The Swedish Settlement on Pine Lake") is editor of the Hartland News. The paper herein published was first presented to the Waukesha County Historical Society.

William A. Titus ("Historic Spots in Wisconsin: The Venerable La Pointe Region"). Senator Titus writes: "In this series of articles, I do not presume to add greatly to present knowledge of the subjects, but rather to bring together in readable form and thus popularize some widely scattered and more or less technical source books and documents covering Wisconsin history."

John B. Vliet ("An Early Wisconsin Surveyor") sent us this article for our files some years ago. He was then living at East Sound, Washing


Mrs. Mary J. Atwood ("John Wilson, a Sauk County Pioneer"), whose home is at Prairie du Sac, is the granddaughter of Mrs. Janet Wilson.

Mrs. Chester A. Smith, née Clara Daggett ("Sawmilling Days in Winneconne") is the descendant of Joab Daggett, a Revolutionary soldier, whose journal she has presented to us. Her present home is at Portage.

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