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10 Apr 1886

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10 Apr 1886

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Burlington Daily Gazette (Newspaper) - April 10, 1886, Burlington, Iowa Opera House k. Wa8hbfkn, manager. Monday eve., april 12. Chas h Yale Man acer mploymlp5mon 5pecialfer Ai n g f 3-5ixty-Fem? cars reserved seat. 91.00, 75c Gal Ery,85c. Seats a a Sale wednesday morning. Wednesday eve., april 14th, announcement extraordinary first Appeal Ance Here of the favorite miss Annie Pixley in the greatest of american successes m a l i s s introducing1 the newest songs and medleys arranged expressly for Mies Pixley prices�?91.00, 75c, 50c, 25o. Seats on Sale saturday. A air amp ski is can Jar Railroad too table. Arrival and departure of trains from the Union depot. And from Burlington. O. A q. Eos to w8t. A no. 1.9.00 p.�. A no. 8.6.45 . A no. 6.8.30 . No. 7�?f. M.�?8 85 . No. 17.3.45 . To. 258.40 . Osimo a St. A no. 2.6.15 . A no. 410.30 . A no. 6.7.10 . A no. 8.8.45 . A no. 102.35 . To. 64.11.00 . St. via month a no. 4 leave. 10.30 . A no. 6.7.10 . St. Louis via Keokuk. A no. 171 l�?Tve7.00 . A no. 173.8.46 . To. 1757.50 . To. 17712.40 . I. A w. Via Galesburg. A no. 6 leave. .6.40 . A no. 410.30 . A no. 102.85 . Quincy via Carthage a no. 181 la is. .8.10 . To. 188 .2.45 . Aldo via Kritz buro a no. 125.30 . To. 661/vs 8 05 . To. 488.85 . T. R. W. A no. 2 leave. 2.15 . A no. �?�.5.86 . C. A k. O. A no. 1.6.55 . To. 8 leave7.15 . Toward Burlington. C. A q. In be from the West. To. 26.00 . A no. 410.10 p. My no. 6.6.55 a. A no. 86.15 . To. 269.15 . To. 14.12.15 p. Arrive from the ra8t. A no. 1.8.40 p. A no. 8.6.20 a. A no. 5.8.10 p. M a no. 7, fast in.8.28 a. A no. 912.15 . St. Louis via Monmouth. A no. 3 Are be. .6.20 am. A no. 58.10 . St. Louis via Keokuk. A no. 172 ar�?Tve.6.20 am. A no. 174.7.50 . To. 1706.00 . To. 178 .9.80 . I. A w. Via Galesburg. A no. 8 Are be. .6.20 . A no. 6.8.10 . A no. 912.15 . Quincy via Carthage a no. 182 ar�?Tve.8.00 . To. 18411.55 . Aledo via keith8-Burg. A no. 118.45 . To. 65 . To. 534.50 . T. A amp up a no. 1 Are be. 7.40 . A no. 8.1.40 . C. . A no. 2 Are be. .8.15 . The. 4.4.45 1 leave. 6 50 . A lawyers will gladly learn that Brougham the great English barrister was always careful of his Throat and further that or. Bull i cough syrup is the Best remedy for bronchitis and other Throat troubles. A devils auction the great spectacular at the grand opera Rouse monday night. A the Rector of Christ Church or. Johnson will speak sunday night on a the moral of the strike and a a How Are we Ever going to get through our Spring and Summers work we Are All run Down tired out before it so say Many a Farmers family. We answer try Ayers Sarsaparilla. This is just the Medicine you need and will compound interest on the Money it costs you. A a correspondent whose name is probably a Quibbler a writes to the Hawkeye this morning questioning the legality of the appointment of a. J. Hill House As Justice of the peace to succeed a Squire Fleming. The facts Are that the resignation of a Squire Fleming to take effect april 1st, was placed in the hands of the township trustees several Days before that Date who accepted it and elected or. Bill House to succed to this office on the Date fixed in the resignation. This was Legal and proper or. Quibbler and if it was not the trustees can soon fix it. A Cleveland Leader and Herald a miss a Bey is the Ideal of Bret Harte a creation. A a my Liss sings and laughs her Way into the Good graces of an audience with the same facility that she does into the hearts of the rough miners by whom she is surrounded at Smiths a last evening a Coal Oil lamp exploded in the residence of j. Baker no. 1207 n. Ninth Street and started a Blaze which caused about fifty dollars damage before it was extinguished. The lamp was full of Oil and there was no space for Gas so the explosion was doubtless caused by an inferior Quality of Oil. Or. Baker had been sitting by the lamp a few minutes before it exploded but had gone to the barn to attend to his horses and thus escaped what would have been a serious injury. A secure seats for my Liss now. Burlington fifty ago. Years arrive. No. 3.7 35 . Leave. No. 16 50a.m. 10 00 . Idol set done to buy Sec find class shoe worn boots or shoes they Are not cheap at any Price. Done to two prices for what you buy at these so called Selli Nur out stores you Oujo Rbt to know that old scheme without this reminder. Going North. Arrive from North. Done to fail to see my Large new Stock direct from new bog1 and Headquarters. Done to Down forget my a vines Are Way Way 3?. A. Andre 212 j6lf�?Tn St., sign of the a a Green Elk no. 8leaves8.45 . No. 4 arrives6.30 . No. 7 44 6.45a.m. No.8 44 8.00p.m passenger trains arrive and depart from Jefferson Street depot As follows going North. J arrive from North. No. 1 leaves4.00 . No. 3 ar�?Tves11.20 . No. 8 44 8.63 . No. 4 4 6.20 . No. 5 4.80 . No. 6 44 10.80 . No. 7 6.55 . No. 8 44 7.50 . A passenger. Freight accommodation. A n. W. No. 3 will be held in Burlington half-ce1vt a word. hereafter will publish in this i column All advertisements of lost or found for rent for Sale Board or rooms. Wanted and similar notices at the Low rate of one half a cent a word each figure a word but no advertisement lers than ten cents. No advertisement will be inserted every other Day or twice a week in this column. The attention of advertisers is called to the fact that an advertisement in the Gazette reaches nearly double the number of readers in Bur la Ngoc that can be reached by any other past in the City. Wanted. By a Young Mau of experience situation As clerk in store Best of re a dress h. Shivvers City. Mohl9-tf chambermaid at the Prospect House. Mch8-tf until 8 . Saturdays. No. 4 will run ahead of time tuesday. To. 17 will carry passengers Only As far As Fairfield. No. 26 from Ottumwa to Burlington. Neither of these trains carry heavy baggage. Baggage checked on nos. 177 and 178 on the Keokuk Branch except sundays. Sleeping oar arrangements. Sleeper on cd a q. No. 1 for Omaha Lincoln and Denver. Dining car on c. Amp s. No. 2. Drawing room car on c. A q. O. 3 for Chicago. Sleeper on c. A q. No. 5 for coup cell Bluffs. Sleeper on no. 173 for St. Louis via Keokuk. Sleeper on b. C. R. A n. No. 8 for Minneapolis. Chair car on i. A w. No. 4 for Indianapolis. Through coach on i. A w. No. 8 for Indianapolis. K. A St. L. Nos. 172, 173,177, 178 daily. Nos. 1 a 2, daily Between Chicago and Denver. Nes. 3 a 4, daily Between Chicago Burlington and Council Bluffs. Daily trains on the Des Meines Creston and bed Oak branches. Call on or address Mort. G. Haight City passenger agt., Telephone no. 23. Office in Union depot. The testimonial concert. A Well pleased audience assembled at the boat House last night to attend the concert Given by the boat club orchestra and misses Tracy Putnam Spencer and Hutchinson As a compliment to the boat club which organization has provided Many pleasing entertainments for our people at their Fine club House. The program which is subjoined was varied and included some very interesting numbers vocal and instrumental All of which were rendered in such a manner As to Call Forth encores hich served to give double Delight to the appreciative audience. We desire to make special mention of the remarkable Progress made by the orchestra which now performs in a thoroughly finished manner some extremely difficult music such As is attempted Only by professional musicians of much practice. Such an organization As this is very creditable to Burlington and we sincerely Trust it will be so Well appreciated and patronized that its existence will be As permanent As any established institution of the City i. Program., overture the fiddler of St. A amp aet i who sold the claim 2. 4. 5. For Sale. 8. Fix a live business Man a rare oppor a Tunley is offered. The storehouse of Frederick Schramm deceased Corner main and Columbia streets for rent either with or without dwelling also a Small Stock of Gro series for Sale. For further particulars enquire at Schramm a Schmieg 110 main Street. Aprl-2w in and about Burlington i. Store shelving and show cases at a bargain. K. Amp w. Osborn amp co. M29-lm for remt. Sob six rooms for House keeping apply at 305 South fifth St. Aprl0-3t souse and barn with 4 acres of land West of fair ground. Inquire 212 Jeff a Erson Street. Apr9tf a Ery desirable furnished rooms in Good v location. Enquire mrs. Meyer Cor. Division and 7th streets. Apr5-tf three houses on n. Oak St., newly papered and in Good condition. Enquire of e. C. Spinney. A Squir r3-tf Brick House seven rooms Large Garden Cor. 8th a Walnut. Tracy a me Mercer. Mcb31-tf re c cottage of six rooms on College Are. Enquire of e. C. Spinney. Mchl7-tf rooms furnished or unfurnished with or without Board 209 division. Dec29-tf for m Sale or rent on account of removal from the City a newly built 2-Story House in a delightful locality Southeast Corner of Wade and River streets right South of the old Hospital property on Prospect Hill. Lot is 123x129 feet stable woodshed and All f improvements. Will be sold at a bargain. For. A sch s26-tf miscellaneous. 1&k daily g a Fate can be obtained at Evans Unton hotel the Barrett House hotel Duncan Ira Gile n. Main Street Rob. Burris third Street r. R. News co., at Union depot and of j. J. Curran a co., at the Post office. E Gazette will Narge Ordinary death notices fifty cents and r obituary not ices 10 cents per line. For so the for of piety resolutions of respect one Dollar. Mar rternoceswbh>e2nserte�1frer Peoples opera h0usei Palmer Bros., managers. Wednesday april 14, 1886. Lung Don Lee Fuen and 0h0ng Wing genuine chinamen converted and intelligent highly recommended by press and pulpit with a great exhibition of Chiaese wonders Anil novelties mad an interesting program under auspices Tomii Peoples association. First Pra a Tyte Naym. Chinese supper furnished and served by Home ladies 4 Edas chinese Maidens from six to right. Cd a Tea made by chinamen. Admission 15c supper 25�. I hath Fob 8alb cheap for Cash six Hundred cords of Wood comprising put a Oak Broh and Maple and will Deli ver san Dere. _ us same to it of the City by calling at the boat at or at b. Y. S or zing a Coal of Floe 218 Ltd Street. Prompt attention to or Charles Salden. E. G. Spalding a go. Anthracite and bituminous c o a l. Effrat streets. Spring style Dunlap hats Taylor Bros. A genuine Havana Cigar for 5 cents at the Brunswick. A Runge a candies Are fresh and pure. A soon the cry of a a Mort will be heard from the Brick masons. A Ira Gile news dealer and stationer removed to 814 n. Third Street. A Annie Pixley in my Liss wednesday night. Seats now on Sale. A the round trip fare the California from Burlington is $26.60. Lets All go. A we second the Hawkeye e motion for a Good live Active Branch of the humane society in Burlington. A the Steward of the poor farm ports the whole number of inmates at present As seventy five of which Twenty one Are females and fifteen males seven being idiotic. There Are eleven paupers in the number and during the a year five deaths have occurred. A a Large Stock of Spring goods and suiting at of. Oelhaf merchant tailor 120 Jefferson Street. A United states marshal , jr., is quite seriously ill with Brights disease and his friends Are much alarmed Over his condition. Or. Camp Bell has a Strong Constitution otherwise and we sincerely Hope he will speedily recover. Or. Campbell is widely known throughout Iowa and the West and democrats and republicans Hope to the a never Bright and glorious Marshall himself again. A devils auction monday night. Seats on Sale this evening. A the funeral of Henry Seiffert whose body was brought Here from St. Louie was held this afternoon from Unterkircher a. A that slight cold you think so Little of May prove the forerunner of a com plaint that May be fatal. Avoid this re suit by taxing Ayers Cherry pectoral the Best remedy for colds coughs Catarrh Bre Neitis incipient sumption and All other Throat and inn diseases. Pc. W. Rand will erect two Fine residences on the Corner of court and seventh Street one to be occupied by himself the other by mrs. W. C. Perkins. A in another column will be found the advertisement of the chinese entertain ment and supper Given under the eur spices of the Young Peoples association of the presbyterian Church at the Peoples opera House wednesday april 14th. It will be a pleasing and entirely novel entertainment and should have a Large attendance. A a i was All run Down and hoods Sarsaparilla proved just the Medicine i needed a write hundreds of people. Take it now. 100 doses $1. A from Pottstown pa., comes a letter to the county auditor asking the value of a Corner lot fronting the Dubue Square in the town of Lawrence in this county. The present owner inherited the lot from her father who bought it in 1869. There is Good Duck shooting in that Public Square just now. A done to fail to see devils auction monday night Manor 8. Hermann boat club orchestra. Vocal solo�?44i have found thee. Gord giant miss Tracy. Plano miss Putnam. Vocal duet by gone miss Kay Spencer and miss Hutchinson. Air Varie baritone Solo old folks at Hom Ostewart c. S. Hutchins. Vocal Solo Creole lovers song Buck miss Kay Spencer. Saxophone Solo Schuberthh serenade. Schuberth prof. Jno. Kundig. Vocal Solo adoration puget miss Tracy. Waltzes Les boat club orchestra. Carl c. Christensen accompanist. An interesting description off the vols fee by was. Garrett who came Here Hulff n Century ago. To Day a Well known and honoured citizen counts the end of his fiftieth year As a resident of Burlington and in compliance with the gazettes request he has furnished us a description of the town its people and its topographical peculiarities As they appeared when he came Here As a boy. Fifty years ago today. It will he interesting both to the Early pioneers and later Comers who Alixe Are proud of this great City and it is an important contribution to the published history of Burlington. Or. Garrett writes on the 11th Day of april 1836, Early in the morning 1 arrived Here on the Steamboat adventure capt. Van Hou ton. It was monday morning and the boat was at Des Moines Barracks now Montrose ally the Forenoon of sunday unloading provisions and supplies for the Garrison. There were four or five companies of soldiers there. Col. Kearney was m command and the soldiers were out on dress Parade that morning. Capt. Jesse b. Brown afterwards a prominent citizen of Lee county was one of the captains and came on Board the boat with some soldiers two of whom he was bringing to Burlington to be tried before the court on the Day i arrived. The boat reached it. Madison in the afternoon and capt. B., who was drinking left our boat and went on Board the Olive Branch for Burlington. We left fort Madison after i went to bed and next morning we were Here. On that Day court met. Col. Isaac Lef Fler was chief Justice and Walker and Ingrham associate judges. My old Friend judge William Morgan had been previous to that chief Justice and judge David rorer was admitted to practice before the court. The other attorneys were col. W. W. Chapman our first Delegate in Congress from Iowa maj. Jos. Teas a member of the Council Jas. W. Woods a old Timber who was buried in Aspen Grove cemetery last month and i think Cyrus Walker who resided at Maccomb 111. The soldiers were acquitted and returned to the Barracks. The River had Only been open then about two weeks and i think the first boat that arrived that Spring was the Olive Branch March 27th, capt. R. Strother. The town then contained but a few inhabitants perhaps two or three Hundred. There was a ferry which was a Flat boat owned by Jeremiah White and landed just above the water works a Road was Cut Down to the River Bank and a Large number of movers crossed that Spring and among the emigrants was the late governor Grimes who arrived May 4th, 1836, on horse Back not then 21 years of age. The merchants were principally along water Street on the lot where the Gas works Are resided two of the squatters and proprietors of the town Simpson s. White Morton m. Mccarver. It was a two Story House with double porch and Geo. W. Kelley and wife boarded with Mccarver they both moved to Oregon Many years ago and Mccarver is dead at that time the town was not Laid out As it is now. A White Dolittle and Mccarver claimed from the Bluff to the Mouth of Hawkeye Creek which was at the foot of what is now Market Street and extending Back one half mile and it was Laid out into blocks and subdivided into lots about twelve lots in a Block. On the North or. King of St. Louis the father of mrs. Kelley owned a tract on the West. Or. We. R. Ross and s. S. Ross on the South from Hawkeye Creek to the Branch Down angular Street col. Isaac Leffler owned South of that a narrow strip owned by judge rorer and South of that to the vinegar Hill Point was owned of Enoch Wade Wade owned the claim South of that now Prospect Hill West of rorer and Wade the claim was owned by theopolus Isac and Daniel Crenshaw to or. R. F. Barret red Star cough cure. Prof. Grothe Brooklyn Board of health says it is free from opiates and is highly efficacious. Twenty five cents a bottle. Congressman Hall. The Hawkeye a Day or two since had a column editorial devoted to congressman Hall and the congressional nomination and contest next fall. Its object and purpose was so Plain that the Gazette did not consider it Worth while to notice it. But the Keokuk Constitution which has never been especially Friend a amp i simply ridicules the statements and pronounces them entirely false so far As Keokuk is concerned. That kind of journalism is not particularly creditable. It would be very easy for tiie Gazette to publish a column of speculative matter concerning gov. Gear or judge Stutsman or senator Woolson of any other Republican magnifying obstacles in the Way of their candidacy. By to or. Hawkeye a mall Oarr opening monday april 12th, at mrs. Shields 314 Jefferson Street. Police court. Yesterday a Young Man a stranger climbed through a window into the boarding House of mrs. Kline on South main Street and stole several dollars in Money and some other articles. The police were Given a description of the thief and arrested him on North main Street in the afternoon. He admitted the theft of the Money when brought to the police station and this morning when arraigned he waived examination and was bound Over. He gave his name As Frank Ryan. Con j a seats for my Liss now on Sale. Nollez. At a meeting of the executive committee of Bluff Park trustees held at Montrose March 15, 1886, the following Resolution offered by George Sweeny was adopted. A resolved that the Price of Lota on Bluff Park be continued As heretofore at $25, until the first wednesday of May next at which time there 6hall be a Public Sale of lots at said $25 per lot�?$10 to be paid in hand by the purchaser and a note Given for $15 due six months from Date and to Bear eight per cent interest until paid and after the said first wednesday of May next the Price of lots will be created according to w. E. Patterson Sec a. A a slight cold if neglected often attacks the lungs. Browne a bronchial troches give sure and immediate Relief. Sold Only in boxes. Price Twenty five cts. Grain Ini Pontod april 10, ism. Coax no.3 can. A a Yelte no. I9 no. 9. U m no. 4f tres. Post to Spertor. . Whitw i. Whitney of Clarkson Gilmore s wine for female without a rival. And is now Barretts subdivision and addition to Burlington. We9t of Leffier a addition major Jerry Smith owned but in 1836 the town was Laid off by an act of Congress and a civil Engineer named Harrison Laid it out As it is at present and i think made no improvement on or. Ross Survey into lots and blocks he made the lots too Small and too Many streets. Or. Amzi Doolittle part owner of the town and brother in Law to White and Mccarver i think had Moyed Back to Illinois opposite to fort Madison now called App noose. Major m. Mccarver built a House at the Northwest Corner of Columbia and main streets where the Palmer House now is a two Story Frame House in 1836, and w. P. Cowperthwait resided and had a store in it. In that House was the first Type set in Burlington and first paper published the territorial Gazette in 1837. James Clark a co., publishers Cyrus s. Jacobs editor and John h. Mckinney Foreman. I saw governor Clark setting Type and John h. Mckinney doing the press work on the first edition. Where the City Mills a was a Row of Cabins and on a lot South a two Story House. Geo w. Kelley had a store m the South one and colonel h. C. Bennett about that time opened a store in the other then South were some longhouses in one George w. Cook kept a store then a vacant lot and next a Small building in which Chase amp Kimball had a store and in front of them general George w. Hight had a warehouse and provision store. It was built on piles and extended out Over the water in fact i think the water came into it that Spring. It remained there several years. On the Corner of Coart and water North Side was the Only tavern in the town kept by Thomas Cooper a Cooper had but one he lost one in trying to kill a Squirrel near where the hotel Duncan now is afterwards by James Wiley Mitchell and others. On the opposite Corker where the fix elevator is was a two Story House. Sullivan 8. Ross kept a boarding House and tavern. She was the Mother of John w. Jones who was state treasurer some years ago and of George w. Jones of Des Moines. At the Mouth of the Creek had to Cross on a tree that was Cut Down and fell across. A path led to lower town. The Bottom was covered with very Large Forest Trees and a Road was Cut through the Timber and the Ford was up Between third and fourth streets and quite a Hill to pull up to get to Valley Street. At upper end of main Street where Prugh a establishment is was a Doghouse and or. Adam Ogilvie lived there. He soon afterwards removed to Bloomington now Muscatine on the opposite Side were some Cabins and a or. James lived in one. There were some Cabins above the Harris House. Jeremiah White lived where or. E. E. Gav lived so Long and a Cabin on Corner High and third and also where miss Ritchie lives. The first court Ever held in Des Moines county was held in one of these Cabins. The grand jury it was said had to hold their sessions in the hollow Back of Whites House. Colonel Arthur Inghram was Foreman and the last survivor was Matthew w. Laity of Benton township. There was a House near the Creek near Osborne and Agency Avenue where resided mrs. Helena Grade the Mother of Joel Kirsh Baucon. On the Hill near Fred Smith Jed or. Drakes residences were some log Cabins in one of which or. Ross had resided to hold his claim and in one Zoldack c. Inghram had taught school and in these Cabins the first sermons were preached by a methodist minister and in one Rev. Or. A Ascot the first methodist preacher stationed Here resided. On Jefferson Street near seventh we. 8. Keeler had a residence and Blacksmith shop and opposite Keeler a was a House in which or. Wright lived and on the lot where the Creamery is old or. Hammer built a House for a brewery the first in the town. On the lot Corner of sixth and Washington was the first Lime Kiln. Simon Witter and some one else made Lime there. Hear the Corner of Spring and fourth streets were seme Eakins. School was taught in one in 1886 and 1887. There was a Good Spang in the rear of or. Fat Chen a residence. There was a House on the Corner of fourth and court where the Sitters school la now occupied by col Chap Law office sad gov. Jag w. Grimes had his office there also. On the East end of the lot of the residence of judge smythe in 1836, col. Bennett built a two Story House and moved into it and across the Alley East Thomas Coop Erthe tavern keeper built the House there yet. With the porches. On the Corner East now the residence of s. A Jones. Geo. W. Kelley built a Frame and moved into it on the the Corner East of that Geo. W. Cook built a House and lived there until he moved to the farm now the poor farm where he died. He sold the House and lot to Jas. G. Edwards and in that House or. Edwards died and in that Rey. Or. Bell the first presbyterian preacher Here preached. Opposite Henry move built a Small Frame and or. Fish resided in it. When he moved to Bloomington or. Moore lived in it previous to that or. Moore lived in a Small Frame on the North part of the Post office lot which was torn Down when or. Nassau built that building. On the Corner of third and Columbia where the late or. Henry resided was a Small House and a Cabin or two where major Remey resided. On the vacant lot West of Alderman Hagerty a shop col. Beeler built a residence. On the lot where the court House is was a Small Cabin and a Good Well of water and i think in the Spring of 1886 Jimmy Wells lived in it but he built himself a log House where Hoer s bakery is. On Washington Street. On the Corner of Columbia and main where John of Rte a office is in 1886 the Chalfants Abner and Peasley built a hotel and it was opened that summer by Jonathan j. King. Afterwards mrs. Susan Parrott Thomas Hammer a son Chas. H. Miller. J. C. Fletcher and others kept hotel there. They also built a stable on the South lot of the court House Yard. On the lot where prices drag store is was a Small House and i think John b. Gray resided in it in 1836. Soon afterwards he moved to Texas and or. Enos Lowe resided in it. On the lot opposite the Barret House where Henry Kriechbaum a bakery is Rev. Or. Ruble built a Bouse for a boarding House. He was the father of the late mrs. James Putman and died before the House was finished. J. J. King kept boarders and afterwards n. C. Street and Peter Moore. On the lot where Squires drag store is Lewis Herr and Francis Bercht had a Cabinet shop and a tread wheel and a pair of oxen did the work and it was the Power to ran the lathes. Afterwards or. Benson put in a set of burrs and made meal and buckwheat flour. At the Corner where the merchants National Bank is in 1836 James Clark built a Small Doghouse and had a Garden had a rail Fence five or six rails High. In the new Survey it was partly in the Street and was removed Back in the rear of or. Leeds icky a shoe store and Edward Hobert used it for a bakery. On the West Side of main Between Jefferson and Washington was Low Flat ground and a Pond afterwards filled up col. John s. David built a Small House on the Alley where the David building now is and the territorial Library was in it and Morgan Reno late of Iowa City who married miss Margaret Hammer was librarian. Soon after i came a Cabin was built on the Corner of main and Valley Southwest Corner and where Hunts grocery was another and a or. Pike taught school in it. There were also some Small houses built where the Harper House is and Mcarthur a stable occupied by David Hendershott and Kendall Hosea and others. A log House or two along main Street Between Valley and Jefferson. In 1836 t. Sett built a House on the Corner where the Telegraph office is. On the Hills were plenty of Trees in their natural state and strawberries raspberries and blackberries plums crab apples Hickory nuts. And walnuts. There was a Road around under the Bluff to get up to the Bottom and one Over the Hill through the Timber to go to Casey and Tam town Prairies. The Road run near the Bluff where the Catholic cemetery is and on lot no. 6 Northern addition was a Cabin and the Roadway was Between the Cabin and Bluff and below it was a Beautiful amphitheatre. Where the Black Hawk Rock is and a Fine Spring at that Day and one or. Compton resided there. In the summer or fall of 1886, he was killed in front of major Smiths store by a or. Dunwiddie and was buried at the North end of 7th Street under some Fine Oak Trees on a Point and one of the finest views in the City. In the same year a or. Sidenbender was killed in a fight by a or. Harman and Sidenbender was buried alongside of Compton. Dunwiddie was acquitted had a store in the front room and resided up stairs and in the Back room. Soon afterwards he moved out and Browning and Perrin had a Law office in that Back room. Or. Perrin was a brother of capt. Perrin killed by the blowing up of the Steamer Mozelle at Cincinnati and left the place soon after. Or. We. R. Ross who then lived in a log House on main Street where the Telephone express stable is was postmaster the first one Here and had some drugs and medicines and a few Pigeon holes for letters and papers in a Box in the Northeast Corner of the store and a desk was on the counter next to the window North of the door. There was also a window South of the door. I can remember yet How that door was made. Letter postage at that time was 25 cents from Kentucky and it had to be paid at the delivering office in Silver. There was but one mail a week it was from St. Francisville. Mo., and was earned by Richard land in a two horse Spring Wagon when the roads were very bad on horseback. Land lived in Skunk Bottom on what has been called the Vance and Ervin farm. The next House South was a log Cabin and John robs had some trinkets in it to sell. He was soon after appointed Deputy postmaster As or. Ross was a practising physician and John Ross who wa9 not a relative of the doctor moved the office into that Cabin. Next House South where the South end of the elevator is was the store of major Jeremiah Smith. He brought the first Stock of goods to this town and sold a Good Many goods to the indians. He had a Large Stock for the town. His clerks were Oliver Cottle now residing in California and Smith Bowen the oldest brother of senator Tom Bowen of Colorado Smith soon after went to Texas and then to Mexico where he died. Major Smith was a very prominent citizen. He was a member of the Council from Des Moines county. He owned a Large tract of land or had a claim on it West of town and Smiths addition named after him is part of it. He built the state House in 1837 for the Wisconsin legislature on a vacant lot South of his Stote which was destroyed by fire on the night of dec. 12th, le37, while the legislature was occupying it. Tha next House of major Smiths store was a Small one old Man Jones had a Saloon in it and the Only Saloon in the town. Next were two or three two Story houses on the Corner where the Mecutcheon House and stables Are occupied by co. John s. David John b. A Newhall Robert Ralston and Gray amp Stephens As stores. John b. Gray named Burlington prior to that it was Flint Hills or. Sami. F. Stephens died last year past four score years of age always a respected citizen. On Columbia West of Gray a Stavans who occupied the Corner Jonathan Donnell had a Small provision store with cakes candies etc., to sell there were two or three log Cabins West to Alley on South Side where Hitchens shop new is. Jesse b. Webber a co., Pettus a Morrison of St. Lonis had a store in a log House. The next Spring 1837. Major w. Remey purchased the interest of Pettus a Morrison and the firm was Webber a Remey an when 14 years old the writer went into their employ in the store remained with them four years hoarding first with one and then the other both were prominent citizens and kind the first ready made clothing Ever sold in Burlington and in the Spring of 1837 our late fellow citizen John Taylor not yet 21 years old clerked there. South of new Hall there were some Cabins. Carter Wilkie resided in one and a or. Adams in another afterwards l. W. Babbitt of Council Bluffs had a gun shop in one Luke Palmer sold Good in one l. P. Reed had a shoe shop in one a. W. Carpenter had his Silver Smith shop in one and Jacob k. Field had a Saddle and harness shop in one and just North of them in 1836, col. John s. David built a store House and occupied it. On the Corker of Washington and water streets South Side George and Samuel Leebrick bad a two Story House and West of that some Cabins to the Alley. A or. Benson called a big Pigeon Benson kept a store in the Corker and the Leebrick a i think had some goods in one of the Cabins and soon afterwards a hat store was in one and across the Alley where or. Schotts leather store now is the late j. A. Funk built a a residence and bakery and on the East end of tha Hawkeye office building was a Small Frame House occupied by our first Barber Willis Houston a coloured Man who married a coloured woman judge rorer brought from Arkansas and who moved to Liberia Africa. In the West Side of the House Morris and Lucas had a tailor shop. In the House of Leebrick son the Corner the Hawk Eye was first printed in 1839 the Steps were outside on the South and the writer saw them work off the first edition the office was removed from fort Madison up Here and our fellow citizen Jas. Broadwell and Geo. Paul of Iowa City were with or. Edwards As printers South of that House on water Street was a log House used As a jail and in the summer of 1836 had an Indian in it As a prisoner. The Indian had killed another Indian just above the Gas works and the indians buried him near where or. Starker a residence is. Then South of that was a two Story House owned by Amos Ladd and James Clark in the Spring of 1836 three Young men from Boston arrived Here and opened a store in that House. They were Hanson e. Dickinson Thos. Hedge and e. H. Sears the firm was Dickinson hedge amp Sears but Young Sears died that summer and the firm was changed to Dickinson a hedge in the fall of 1836 or Early in 1837. Or. Hendershott had his Law office in the second Story with stairs outside. He was a brother of judge h. Hendershott of Ottumwa. Then near the Corner of Jefferson James Davidson esq., resided. He moved to the country and it was occupied by we. Griffey esq., and afterwards by h. C. Anderson and others. South of Jefferson where Schumann now is was a two Story Frame and Amos Ladd resided in it. Then where Penrose is was a Small Frame Fiat Ham Adams had a shoe shop in. He was an Uncle of our worthy mayor think he came Here in the fall of 1836. The next House was where the Large Mill was burned on the North half of the lot on the Corner of Valley and water streets owned and occupied by or. Jones a two Story House in front and a Row of log Cabins in the rear. Mrs. Jones afterwards Harmon got out of the jail one right and went Down the River in a Canoe last we heard of Harmon As we did not have telephones or telegraphs or detectives in those Days and mails but once a week be was not caught. I do not know that our officers tried to find him. On december 12th, 1837, i saw the state House Burn that night it turned very cold the Steamboat smelter was at the foot of Columbia Street and ice was thick in the River in the morning the boat unloaded Here and went Down the River. The Council met afterwards in the West room in Mccarver s building a room about 20 by 30 feet there were 13 members col. Arthur Inghram was president was one of our members and majors Jeremiah Smith and Jos. Teas were his colleagues. The House met Over Webber amp Remey a store and i slept on the counter in the store. The Gazette office was in the East rooms up stairs and Down and a or. Martin lived in the West room Down stairs and a Small House on the West the room was about 22 by p6 feet there were 26 members col. Isaac Leffler of our county was speaker Aid the other representatives from our county were Rev. David r. Chance Rev. George w. Teas. Thomas Blair. John Box. G. H. Jenkins and a or. Reynolds a or. Cat Lin was chief clerk and judge Johnstone now of Keokuk assistant clerk Reuben Chance door keeper and Jos. T. Fales assistant door keeper and Wash. Jones was fireman. Cannot remember names of the others. We. Garbett. April 1886, hat new c. Parsons. Now in a full and very attractive Stock of Spring carpets. Fott the goods Are fresh from the looms and of late signs and combinations of colouring of great Beauty and qualities unsurpassed by any goods in the Market. Wearing Wilton and tapestry velvets body and tapestry Brussels ingrain rugs matting linoleum shades fixtures lace curtains Portier goods &c., &c., on which special prices will be made to meet anything in this Narket. Done to buy till you have first seen his Stock is Fuli satisfaction guaranteed on All goods sold and All work dons. 309-311 Jefferson St. Burliz Norton Iowa. There is no doubt that the largest variety of Spring clothing is now at the a a Empire a we have the greatest assortment of confirmation suits confirmation suits confirmation suits Ever shown in this City. Intending purchasers done to fail to see them. Empire 51clothing House 203-205 Jefferson St., s. Weiler amp son. A rare Opportunity to obtain a magnificent new soar j a at be crw Cost 1 Only on in Stock. Jas. A. A we have had a Good Trade of Athol photos from the Start with sales increasing. We accept the fact of its increasing Sale As evidence that it is giving satisfaction for rheumatism and neuralgia. Taylor a Cutler druggists Ionia Mich. Wyman amp Rand will have on Sale monday morning March 29, their. Mew importations of Hlll Nar opening monday april 12th, at mrs. Shields 314 Jefferson Street. John Crossley amp sons y. C. A. Announcements. Workers training class meets at the rooms to night at 8 o clock. Jail service sunday at 2 p. M., led by Geo. Bershee. Young menus meeting sunday at 4 p. Led by Frank Burhans. Topic a is it Worth while to be a Christian a 1 tim. 4 8. Union prayer meeting tuesday from 8 to 4 p. At the rooms. A special meeting of the Board of managers will be held at the rooms wednesday 7 80 p. West Hiil cottage meeting wednesday evening at a. D. Mckay a 114 South Marshall Street. The monthly business meeting and social for april will be held monday evening commencing at 8 of clock. For Beauty of colouring and durability these goods surpass anything Ever brought to this Market. We have imported these goods direct from the Mills at Halifax England our regular carpet Stock is full and Replete with new goods and new styles 317 Jefferson Street. Caution. We would caution the Public to beware of dealers offering Kempis Balsam at less than the regular Price 50 cents and $1, As oftentimes imitations or inferior articles Are sold As the genuine in order to enable them to sell cheaply. Price a Weise and Geo. C. Henry druggists Are our agents for Burlington. Sample bottle Given to you free. In full Bloom and so is choicest articles. Every department brim full of the personal. Or. Fred. H. Zaiser will spend sunday in qui icy. Or. And mrs m. J. Franck of Lincoln neb., Are in the City on business and will go to Omaha in a few Days. Nobby piece goods. Right now is the time to make your selections of Choice patterns. Spring Over garments. A magnificent assortment and very reasonable in Price. Tic Orange social. The Orange social Given by the senior class of Burlington College at the first Baptist Church last night was a pleasant and unique affair and was Well attended. Of boys and children. It Chan Tauvaa. The following is the program for the c. L. S c. Meeting on monday evening a data and province of International the study of algebra. In moral Ohilo Toby a the Superior Quality for men wont to Trade with us when you can get a better article for the same Money As inferior goods Are sold for by other houses. Put our claims to the test by giving our Superior Stock an Early inspection. R. Raab amp Bro. The Flower festival at los Angeles cal., has amazed and delighted Eastern visitors. E. Amp w. Osborn amp co. F1fer, dealers in and indulgent. In 1887 they erected the two Story irame on the Corner of main at where the late . Schramm had a store our oldest settler ,had the contract and fell from the roof and broke Hie leg and i am sorry to notice that he is still quite lame opposite Webber a East col. George b. Beeler resided in a Small House and in the fall of 1884 or a prior of 1837, built two houses opposite the Mccutcheon House. The Weet one was painted yellow and tha East one Bine and around the Corner on water Street Isaac Hawf cell find store and i beaters kept artistic stationery wallpaper Safe. a wholesale and retail window shade8 i a _

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