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   Nordwestlicher Courier (Newspaper) - April 8, 1896, Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin                               fur JTofitfft, UnterQaftung und JieftQrung, aus affen WefttCjetfen. 6u 1896. Bummer 1. FOND DU LAC. Its Past and Present. Sixty years ago, the Indians at the ground where to-day the city of Fond du Lac spreads its factories, stores und fine resi- dent es. The first settler at this place Colwert Pier and his wilt. In Darling- arrived from Sheboygan. He received from tlie Fond du Lac land Co. Acrts of land for his Office in Sbfliovifan, and Dr. Darling made great e forts to have the adjoining land nettled as well as his own. He gate the county the tract of Utmd where now the Courthouse for tht purpose erect- ing a building thereon, Settlers arrived at a livt ly gate, tft in 1H47 the settlement was c B I'nc bet geimart. riirf mar bie Stfttte, morauf tjtute gfonb bu Sac fteljt, ft. tf. Smelt, 'Diftrintsanroaft. acres of, ground and last vear a good start was made to have a park tin the shor of Lake Winne- aod rated as a village, and Dr. Darling elected as the first presi- dent <.f the village. In 1847 the l.r ion numbered 400. A. if. .KirtjIiT, In 1 <4H the Countv Courthouse baiH, which served for 31 years, until lire ended its useful- ness in the year 1MS1. In 1N32 the illagt- was incorpo- where our w -11 to do d  f good paved streets h; ve been built in the business part of the city, as well ber ten in fruberen 3etten bem lifer be3 enttang roefen, ba bit' fienb burd) Jt. R. fiiffon, Ktrcisrirfjter. Sdjonfjeit, bet See burd) femeu te, mtt bet i tfjum an bit 2s3ilbcn bie erften SBeifjen mid) bu Cac fa men, fonnte man nod) bie ten Don cfyemaligen Wovmelbetn vt betDen Sriten bes men; imb nalje ber fturnci) erfte 21nfiebter in ftonb bu 2ac mar Helmed unb feine Sem Sruber @b. unb beffen SamtUe folgten im nadjften SSonnifter mar ber fiebler, in 1838 tarn Tr. Tarltng Don fjtcrher, nadjbem er Cotten unb K) Ncfer iianb fiir feme atifqegeuene tit flan betommen bafe er auf bent iiaiibe OniHiube auffuljie unb cine fieinuljte lnnie. Tie HO sJWer follten fur Denrenbet merben. r. Tailtna, tjatte t1 mi fie sMtien bex bit I'ai unb taunt ot etnen SSkuanti) Tecb 1. 1847 naljmen bie bes emen an unb 9M. Tarhng murbe 311 m untljlt. murbe bann ein Ijaus erbuut, metdjee bte unit 1880 ftntib, mo c bu i'ac ift bie eirt- flrbfiere Stabt im Staate, SBrunneuroafier jur iBcriiiflunct tint. bem ber 'iliJail.'rmL'rfe ber SBcnt oon in unb balb bie sanje Stobt batutt fein. unb wide in ben (tub mtt tuiter '3eit enitflcn bie Stabt einen 3tabtpatt an ftrafef. Tor alte rourbe umflouanbclt, hutifdje ben unb cin einfieieft, unb onflelent unb Jjeute ift btefer cin bcliebtet fiir bie SBcftfeih. Ta {tern Stroii fon, (Coutitycferft. west ;ifld south side of the city, ami eighty rods on the east side. The city then had 3 wards and in Fine resident js have built dur ng the last ten years. Facto- ries are increasing in number and s ze, the principal ones will be I found described in these columns. Fifteen c h u r c h e s, manv of them b >autiful i structures, pro' ide for 1 the several religious de- nominations. Beside the public schools, there a e 5 sec- tarian schools. V hospi- tal and conven Graf- ton Hall, new Turner Hall and sever.il other buildings deser Te men- tion. The Chicag  unb bem 'JJiaior tiebft Dcu itMidjen iPeamten. "Jiorben Mpulen blauen Oes bartdfees bte Ufer, matirenb im Cften ein beiualbeter ftdj nadj meiten erftredEt, bcfjen nercs grofiC rtalfitemlarter buflt, meldjes fiiv tauten aller fetjv ift, and) tfjeitmcife oorjufltidjcn ftalt hefert. Oiiu bcfjnt fid) bte frudjtbare mcit a us. Tie Stabt ift feit 1882 eli'ctnid) beleudjtet. lie dampen Ijdnften auf loO tjoljen ober etma 100 fjufjen ften unb toerbreiten in ber cjanjen Stabt. 93on aufeerfjalb befonbcrS fid) biefe 3ieleudjtunfl fjubfd) unb ift bei tlarem2Better 10 meit ju Jyonb bu iJac mar bie te Stabt in ben 9kr. biefer mar, murbe tin (Stnfie bamit begonnett, basScenfer in einen unijumanbeln, ein feit otelen gefjegtei Tie bradjten 5000 Tollars burd) fretmilliiie SMtrage auf unb bie Stabt fteuette eine Sitmme bei. ein Sfanal gegraben unb Jlf. K. Kfnls, bits lifer bei? 3ec-3 mtt nen euuicbamint, bicuiibiia.cn Stellen aufflefit It, cute Stiafu1 unb bttmit rt bin Wumb nitein reijcnben an bem Iierrltdjen 3ee 2tknn erft ljubfdje feltft Sijatlen fpenben, cintflc fpnibelit, u. ftno, to mirb btes ber Jf, (JttnSCnrCOm, ber Surfierfdiaft fein. gemibmet ift ber eine mit ffoften unb welder ei- btefer nod) er fte in bu Cac auf '2ot9, jber Dftfeite SJrooIfhrafee. Ter Wi (fan, (.daufbrief) Don ber Uompagme Staaten, bie bie ten, flagte er auf Jljetlung 'einfitfjrte. Tie Stabt 6000 per tfjuins. Ties 1844. fiit bie Tauer Don 5 murbe bie fflage Dor 1845 ent-1 bie Stabt 2Bafjrenb ber 3eit aid ber einen gvcntract mit ber gonb bu Cat fdjmebte, faufte Tarling alles biefe Canb in ber unteren Stabt, tfteilteedtn aBafferm.'Wanjutegen, metdjebie Stobt" ner bei beften im Heine unb berfaufte es unter mit arte fiir ift. ber Sebingung, bafe bie ftdufer barauf fur Sabritgrnerfe unb i in fianb mit ben 93erbeffetun- bauen mupten. Jum bet gen bie Stabt gtngen fdjenlte Tr. Tarting bie ber Siirgetfdjaft, bte bem ein Stabt ju be- Stiltf Canb, gann manbamit, neue mobetne rauf ein erridjtet ben foflte, mas aud) burd) roucbe bet 6ountp Sin in bu fiac 3onb bu fcan" ttffi. tubenbe bed @ee3 mutbe Don MnbUtn, in SBaij, SKo- Watte etc. alt bet ertferniefte dejeidjnet i u. babiT ber Wamc, gonb, enrfernt. Ter 9lame murbe fpater audj bem fluffe, bet in ben gegeben unb i auc auf ftUcf ansufiebeln, unb turn ber Qtit an begann fid) bet mtt anprb- lern ju fflflen. Km ju bauen ober bte alien mobeln unb ju txrfdjiinen unb finbet man bet fdjftnften neuen 3 bie benefit berebteS nife abl-flen,   

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