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Adams County Union (Newspaper) - October 10, 1895, Corning, Iowa vVHOLE NUMBER 1315 VOL XXIII NO 41 Attorney At Law CoUeoticmg and all leeal promptly Office over National Lank of Corning BROWN AttorneyaatLaw Suto Supreme and UnitedBUtta Bank 3OEHIMGIOWA H BBYANT M D JRhysician Office Manns Block Corninr Iowa 7th Street lat door north of 0 T Cole OJ O MITCHBLL AttorneyAtLaw gtTen to cou noma door north of pott office CORNING IOWA G KINDRED ATTORNEYATLAW CORNING IOWA Bpoolalattentlon given to Office over BlockJ THOMPSON SEN r Harness Saddles Collars Whips Combs Brushes etc Repair tag neatly and cheaply All work war Janted Corning Iowa WTAWB R NK VVCOMB CO in timber Lath Doors BUnde Faints Ceneut Etc Zlc glftdl fumKbed Yards corner Beaton Sixth ftrect Corning Iowa HC BARXHAKT CORNING IOWA Graduate of Philadelphia Dental Col lege ALL WORK GUARANTEED W S JOHNS ON MD SURGEON vaVISJi Just GMt of Aeadany Surgeon Office over Andrews Clothing Store r COENING IOWA Will attend promptly all calls day or night in city or country Residence corner 10st and Lomis HOTEL EWING OPPOSITE DKPOT OKKSTON IOWA T D ARDESTY A BTAPLTS HABDESTY STAPLES a nd Builders Corning Iowa Make aprclalty of Stone Brick Plastering and Cement woru CORNING REAL ESTATE co Transacts a general Real Estate busi ness buys and sells Choice farms and property for sale trade or rent If you have anything to sell list it with us Call when jou want r Office 1st doov south of Andrews Clothing House MANAGER Pays Interest on Depositsof and Upward Same as Any Savings Bank CAPITAL S50C0006 SUKPLUS Transacts a General Banking Business W S HEALING President OFFICERS L WEILS VicePresident OKAS T COLE Cashier Headquarters for FarmIxjans F E Potter M D II W Selliy II D POTTER SELBY Physicians and Surgeons F B Potter reatdcnoo first house south of MDavis K VSelby residence 2W blks westof south side of square opposlto Baptla Curch HARVEST EXCURSIONS Tickets on sale October 8th and 32 to poiuU in south southwcsr west and northwest For rates and limits np ply to H GKIGGS Agent BOOK IN IOWA Xwo ShrewdSpeculator Settled Place With OolonUU by of Beautiful NJSVINVHIB Sept the last few weeks a suit was instituted in this Adams county which is likely to resultin a long and tedious tion In the town of Nevinville is a square and around Jit are a few dilapi dated buildings none of them fit lor use A man named Edwards wanted to start a butcher shop and there being no suitable structure he was willing to build His fancyfar a location hit on the town square He a man named Turner of BostonSiass claimed to own it He communicated with Mr Turnerand finally bought the ground As soon however as he began preparations foVlraiiding pri it the people protested and asserted that in the original plat of Nevinville that square was given to the town and that Mr Turner had no right to it The register of deeds refuged to accept the deed from Turner to Edwards The butcher thereupon began suit to recbv 9200 As the claim to which Mr Turnerholds to tbe land dates back to 1850 theie is the prospect of a long litigation HISTORY Of THE OLD VtLLIAGB suit connection of the Turner brings up the history of the town which in many ways inter resting In 1850 the Land and Guaran tee corapanyTf of the tract of land in the town of Nevinville nowstancfs ner and Smith the members of this eonoern andtfiey issued k rjlait ot the town It wae a beautifulpiece of work from the hand of an artist It was one of the prettiest most enterprisiugand attract ive places OB paper Thelplat displayed a grand town square sur rounded by blocks of buildings design ed for commercial pnrpoaes There were any number of handsome resi dences with churches andLschool houses straight andrdj with shade thick with On the ridge of the town wai asuperb university this embryo city was a river iu near shores lined with docks and warehouses while moored to the piles were steamers andflatboats indicating the height of commercial activity The river was descVibeq as wide and deep and to give it nkore importance the impression waaCTeited that its limpid flowed into the Des Moines river and thence r into the Mississippi and so cm to the Qnlf of Mexico Cutting across one corner of the plat was a railroad infeoutintothe open prairie a BIG COIXJNY FROM MASSACHUSETTS Such was the plat The bright cojors und general air of life and pros perty was enough to catch the fancy of inno cent easterners whotppk the bait greed ily and prfiparedto settlein the wiest ernfEldorado jMore than 1QO families sold but their farms aud effects in Massachusetts and star tedfor the west Where they had twenty or thirty acres of land iu their nativestate they wiere told that utheycouldsecurev as many hundreds for the money which the old farms would sell for They were shown c tn inthe ear which would make them think tKat the story of Gulliver and1 the Brobdingnagiaus was far more than myths All went well until thecolony reach fid Burlington on the Missouri river This was the terminus of therailroads to the west lit that tinte and it was a shock to the wornput people to find they still had hundreds of miles to gd before reaching their destination and that they must either walk or ljuy horses and wagons the people were absolutely without tnoneyj aind whichever they went biekliirdi or forward or if they stayed they must ofnecessity dispose of their iousohold effectsin order to secure funds Many became so difheaitenod thai they went back to theirpld Hwmbs But some peVaisted and They l a bard time for many years and barely succerdert in body and soul together But they became inured to hardships and as it was the only lome they could claim they made the best Of it ESCAPE OF THE RIAL ESTATE Turner and Smith evidently became fearful that they had not robbed these peoule of everything and they raincd toswnop down upon the band thinking them no doubt altogether too helpless to protect any remnants they might have saved The were incautious by their greed and they came near paying the penalty with their lives They had the and city to venture into Nevinville and the people atonce made arrangements to enter tain them Tar and feathers were ipiro vided and a delegation was sent for the victims Much to their chagrin however the fellows had made escape Once settled the people began their humdrum existence They erected iuch homes as they could and in the course of a few months Nevlnville became a town in fact A hotel and several stores were built Though the community was in itself small the place was ptn aUd directly upon the main track fronT the east to west and in 1858 it received a boom from the hundreds of wigon trains that passed through on the iwajr to Pikes peak the gold fever hating Broken out in that year It is said that itwaa no unusual thing for trains thfr teen mileti in length to pass through tte townThis is of more or less trafEc arid wassbtne to the settlement r WAS A HEFUGB fwaa another thing which stirred up much excitement in ville in those early days Adanis cointy is hpt far f the Border jibe Mis souri and the town of NeyinvilUj be came one of the stations for cjder gronnd railroad in those antebejlum days From fecretly such as Ues moiaea Hid them t to the west or to the north or the east The of this old tQwnshows iiiat nee is experiende the LaHUante have been tobacco since Do yoa Snai to profit By for been standaid of high grade tobaccos there were fourteen slaves bidden tl ere The fugitives h ad been closely pan ued and the pursufew knew1 Wnerti ibe buttheyalso knew that people were strong abolitionists and that it would lie next to impossible for them to secure their prey They tiied force at first and were badly routed They then tried to gain their point by the offer of IMs that for this lot of steves 928000 was offered to the people of Nevinville bat they re fused surrender the colored even while needing food OLD VOWXlOVTODAY Such was thecfa teKfcyKljMfto grand untvaraity on tto Unff people Junta Mkaol kMMe in wMMi their ehfidrea hive ben given snchfed ncstion M was poWfbleJ Then b a store a blacksmith shop aad a pisfr office and that with the few tumble down buildings is all there is of Nevin ville If Mr Edwards should buildj his butcher shop it will one added Jen terprise but taken at Its beet it is a a deserted Vil lage The country around about is fer tile and there are1many wealthy farm ers aboutbut in Nevinville itself there is none left of the Original band which settled the town nearly fifty yers sgo From JCarshaUtown of Hon Oeo D Perkins Member of Oongreas From the Eleventh District YPe have been short on confidence eversince Mr Cleveland was elected The shortage ihdreased when it was cnown that alpnjfwith him went a con gress democratic in both branches Every jumpiisitearo of wild horses niacie trampled onconfiaence hAdapaiiic lH 189S and have had nighty hartltimes eversincevhave got j Mr Cleveland thought the stoppage of silver purchases would let hini and he called congress together m ex traordinarySessiontoexecute his poli wmiMnt of thepufchasibjj ciause of Sherman act was1 effected finally republlpau votes i But republicanSiat the time told Mr ileyeland that that would not mend matters toldhimthat the trouble was wliat pViny might do with the tariff The election last fall encouraged con fidence It presented proof the people had repented in sackclothand ashes the folly of 1892 As an evidence of good faith they improved the oppor unity to uiake the bouse of represen tatives republican by a big majority There is confidence now that the democratic party cannot legislate further mischief Iowa is all right We have never lost confidence in Iowa With the rest you know we have a good deal of conn deuce that Iowa will supply the man to take Mr Clevelands place At any rate have unbounded confidence that Senator Allison would Justify the choice before the critical Judgment of the whole country i administration that relies Upon a periodical of bonds to keep tbe breasBry aioat isnt in position to com mand the confidence of the Mr Cleveland himself would bave more confidence if had some of ihat Surplus at his disposal now i The peoplebf thircottntry are An eri cans ue matter Where they came fr aad they want a government for Ai ier iea They neither want free in THE MAKERS HAVE WRITTEN us WE S L E R U N S LAS T Y E A R T HA N ILER IN THE ON i TED ITATES L el Boutaweat Iowa EodeavopJaoeiUea waa at Villisca laat Friday to All who attended unhesitatingly pro nounced it the best conreuUqn held since the organization of the Union Bedford as the next place of meeting The officers are as follows B Reed Vice Ada Williams Right mare Executive Fergu son W B Ankeny Miss Maude Clark Miss i The papers were eiceptioQaHy mer itorious aud reflected much thought on the part of the composers Mr Pease editor of the Iowa En deavor read an exceUent paper The address of State President Kinser was Bne and Wm Qrrof Ciarinda presi dent of the Southwest Iowa Union made an impressive address The following delegates from Corn ing were present v Ada Calkins Jennie Shelleday Grape Hamblm Reina Heizer Bess KendalllAHie Blazier Lucy and Hat tie Bohanan MaudeClark Stella Da vis Delle Mafing Albert Monosmith Ernest Thompson Wern Hoxie and Nellie Marsh AMEN COL SWAUC Col Al Swniui in Oskaloosa Herald says A bip farm a big bank und all that sort of thing is nice but if you dont educate your children you will make a failure of your efforts Pul an education Into the heads and hearts of your children and bless the world through them by your wise acts Dont hesitate about th trilling cost Better that the children do not nuich froni the estate if they arc educated in aright way Then they can get along in an intelligent way to say the least and be a credit to they want to Iowa In Atlanta Oil Tuesday evening three carloads of the Iowa editorial Association left Des Moines enroute to the Atlanta Georgia Exposition They had a fine I display of lowns fruits cereals and vegetables From this county went aonse fine corn grown by U E Moffitt j and Joseph Monosmith alsoan ele gant display of apples grown by H Odull and D E Mortitt Stand the same test In four years have never had a call for repairs for a Favorite oV Geia stove while we constant ly sell for other The Fav Gem stand th o fRenwante containing from 3 to 10 Bolts worth 15 to 30 cents per Bolt We offer the entire lot to close at 10 to 20 cents per bolt while they Come early and get the firsh selection POTTER LARGE tbR EVEBYTHING THAT IS KEPT IJT A FIKST CLASS HABDWAKE STOKE 262 East Side avenue Corning Iowa 1 Jj i A Present To Union Subscribers The UNION has on Its books the de linquent subscription of many readers These accounts while aggregating some hundreds dollars areindividually too small te warrant the sending of a col lector io the homes of our subscribers In order to jog the attention of those who are thus mostly by oversight in1 If you have any fall plowing to do get a Bradley square corner plow from Shafer Mack 4081 I ACCOlNT BOOKS containing for the accounts of all articles bought and sold for an inventory of all serai DS produce andstock aii ar count of expense incurred in farming No of acres planted grain sowed and yieldand price of sane It Is calculat ed to three yean In addition Tor sale by WILL A DAVIS to the tabulated accounts there are a number of pages devoted to legal forms and to practical hints rules aad tablets for farmers and stock growers eyery day use The UNION has decided to give one of these free to every subscriber who pays year in advance New subscribers for a time be gigu the chance of securing one of tkese valuable books without extra cost The Corning Stale Savings Bank Has money to lend on improved fkrms at 6 per cent annual with optional Mtf
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