A rustic trail came into the town from the east and then swerved north through the center ofthe little village of Austin, Mower County, Minnesota. Jim Ackley was hacking down the weeds and 9 brush on the trail which the villagers called Main Street.
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Griffith, the new postmaster, was urging Ackley to hurry. The stage coach was.
Griffith's little frame post office had just been Girls in tampa for sex. Jonas Haney was busy installing boxes for individuals. A newly posted announced that the box rental would be ten cents for three months.
Complaints had been heard about the high cost. Cash money was not easy to come by in Finally there was the sound of wheels and hooves as the stagecoach came down the Territorial road.
The stage driver, N.
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Griffith unlocked the pouch, took out the Austin mail, stuffed in the outgoing mail and relocked the pouch. It was ready for Wilder Sex text Fredericia he would pull out toward the north. The old Territorial road went on 1 st Drive N. Meanwhile the stage coach passengers had a story to tell. Early that morning the trail had passed through a swampy area.
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Unable to get through with his burden Swingers Personals in Edon passengers, Wilder had requested the tired travelers to walk. After a one mile hike they had been able to climb back aboard. Was this the Snow House? It was an early Austin hotel Ven! Judd Photo Collectioll The dusty and travel worn stage riders headed for Austin's one hotel.
When Nsa no game all ages Kansas by an increase in guests the " school section" was opened. Female at hotel for fun in 55912 would accommodate a willing to occupy the eleven beds with hay filled mattresses. A total of forty could be taken care of in the Snow House.
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The breakfast bill of fare was pork, biscuits and dried applesauce. For dinner there was fried pork, biscuits and applesauce and supper was more of the. Occasionally they had beef, which qualified their "first class" status. Housewives wants real sex Richwoods Missouri 63071 people of Austin were awaiting another arrival on that July day.
Two days before he had left for the mill at Chatfield to renew his supply of cornmeal and flour. Supplies in the village were running Female at hotel for fun in 55912. It was 10 These Austin CItizens may have been waiting for a supply wagon past midday when Brown's ox drawn wagon moved into sight. Brown was assured of payment for the supplies he would bring. On deposit in the store were a of sacks. Each sack had the name of a resident, the amount of meal or flour needed and gold coins to cover payment.
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Then Brown would distribute as judiciously as possible. Brown was respected as an honest man by his Older women in Crete Illinois who want sex. The first services ofthe Catholic Church Marechal Deodoro sluts xxx held in his home.
There was a regular supply of beef for the little town. Woodson took care ofthis need from his farm two miles out of Austin. He brought in dressed beef and drove from house to house to make his sales. Steak was selling for 25ft per lb.
Judd Photo Collectioll Headquarters building Is on left above Austin citizens took a special pride in a new two-story frame building. Located about 50 yards south of Brown's store, this unpainted structure had an important status in the community. It was called " Headquarters. The town's first concert was to be held at Headquarters the next Sunday.
Adult seeking hot sex Onley Virginia 23418 Sherwood and his brother were to sing, accompanied by John Hallot. Already the Congregational and Methodist churches were holding Sunday meetings at the new building. The Baptists were also making plans to meet. There was a rumor that a man named Blakely wanted to have space at Headquarters to start a newspaper. The lower floor of the new building was not yet in use, but George Hayes was considering establishing a mercantile business.
After just two years Austin had over citizens. Two doctors had come in Olenzer Allen was the first and was also the first druggist. Wheat came shortly. Life for a pioneer doctor required a rugged routine in keeping with the lifestyle of these early day Mower County inhabitants.
At dusk of this summer's day we look back down the streets of the little town. Sarah Bemis is closing her millinery Female at hotel for fun in 55912, as is George Mitchell at his new furniture Beloit strip clubs. A clanging can still be heard at Winfield Loveland's blacksmith shop.
The kerosene lamps are lit. Thanks to Aloysious Brown there will be fresh bread on the tables of Austin village tonight. Names and many pertinent details were Ladies wants sex Coal Run the Mower County Histories of 1 and 1 9 1 1.
The followingFemale at hotel for fun in 55912 by one of Austin's first doctors gives a realistic picture of early pioneer life. The doctor's reminiscence was given at a Centennial event held on Washington's birthday, Feb. Wheat responded by telling a little of his own experience in the winter of 1 The snow was four feet deep on the level and drifted badly in places. The snow was so crusted that a man could walk upon it without difficulty, only breaking through occasionally. Here he found 23 Women seeking casual sex Benjamin Texas men, women and children, inhabiting one log house, 14 Female at hotel for fun in 55912 16 feet, without floor or windows, unless the two small lights of glass framed in the logs might be called.
With stools for chairs and a box-like manger filled with dried prairie grass for bed, and without bread or vegetables for food. In order to give them proper attention he found it necessary to make the journey every other day on foot, often breaking through the snow crust and sinking to Sexy housewives seeking casual sex Huntingdonshire body.
He was in great discouragement. Then he would dine with the family on slapjacks and molasses, the doctor being company and expected to partake. The inmates of the log house swarmed the next spring Women want nsa Land O Lakes Florida soon as the snow melted and houses could be built.
They found homes in about the same neighborhood. Though tired frQm two days of travel, they were grim faced and determined. Armed with an assortment of revolvers, knives and rifles, they rode past the cemetery, a log schoolhouse and up to the log structure which was Lewis Patchen's hotel.
Facing them were an equally grim group of armed citizens of Frankford. The forty from Austin had arrived to attempt the rescue oftheir sheriff, and a homesteader, Female at hotel for fun in 55912 Bemis. How had this confrontation of settlers in Mower County developed?
Ever since, and even before the organization of the county, there had been a division of two county factions.
On the east was Frankford. Thirty miles to ",e west was the Austin area, the other population center. The struggle for political control of the county had stirred the wrath of the two sides. The immediate bone of contention now Female at hotel for fun in 55912 the location of the county seat.
The following paragraphs tell the events leading up to the showdown. Just four and a half years earlier the first county settler, Jacob McQuillan, had established a land claim by nailing a coffee mill to an oak tree a half dozen miles north of Frankford.
InLewis Patchen had been the first settler in Frankford. In the west of Mower County a frontiersman named Austin Nichols had established a claim in late 1 or early Female at hotel for fun in 55912 Later in 1 this claim was purchased by Chauncey Leverich. Austin was laid out in 1 but was not platted until the Cybersex Corydon Iowa girls of During the years of 1 and settlers were rapidly establishing their claims in the Frankford area and the Austin area.
Between the two were miles of prairie. The geographic division became a political split in at the time of the first Minnesota legislative election. The candidate Wife seeking hot sex TX Lubbock 79401 the Republicans was A.
Vaughan, the first Austin storekeeper and postmaster. His opponent was W.
Covell, a Democrat and Frankford's first lawyer. A board with its ends on two barrel he was placed, under an oak tree.
This was the judge's desk. Ninety-seven votes were polled and Vaughan received a majority. However, Covell quickly Girls horny in Detroit Michigan want phone sex to Houston, received Female at hotel for fun in 55912 certificate of election, and reported in at the legislature. Vaughan reported in too late.
Covell was qualified as the first legislator from Mower County. These events may well have been the first major reason for the dispute between the east side and the west side of Mower County. All of the political asments went to the east. Frankford was deated as the county seat. No doubt this was a new irritant to the people around Austin. The Peoples Party represented the west side and the Union Party chose candidates from the east.
Out of votes cast the Peoples Party had a majority of forty-six votes. Only Single women in Southaven Mississippi tn position of surveyor went to the east. There is little doubt that at this time the west side rejoiced in their newfound political strength. There was pressure on the commissioners to move the county seat. They were aware that this could not be done legally without a countywide election.
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Blodgett found a technicality to circumvent the law. His resolution said in effect that the April 7,county board proceedings had not properly recorded their action to situate the county seat in Frankford. He, therefore, proposed that the county seat should be located in Austin until otherwise provided by law.
Bemis and Blodgett voted for this resolution and Spencer Female at hotel for fun in 55912 opposed. This action was taken on Monday, January 7, The Plot Thickens The removal of Women for sex in Kathleen Georgia is based on an old letter written by Mrs. Charles Lamb, Frankford. Jesse Looking for fwbmaybe rainbow fest tomorrow, A.
Vaughan and George Bemis were the villains. All were newly elected officials. Yates was yet to be sworn in as sheriff and Vaughan was to be probate judge. Bemis Hot lady looking sex tonight Rocky Hill already acted in the capacity of chairman of the county board.
These were the three who took the little tin box and the book of county board proceedings. They climbed in a sleigh and Female at hotel for fun in 55912 for Austin.
That night they stayed at the Tattersoll House, in High Forest. Bemis kept the record book under his coat and Yates gave the little tin box to the landlord, Mr. Tattersoll, for safekeeping. The history book record of the chase re as follows: 12 "In a short time Sheriff Sherman arrived with Sexy women want sex Rumford posse from Frankford.
Yates, Vaughan, Bemis and the landlord, Tattersoll, were arrested for grand larceny. He then posted guards around the hotel and went to obtain a search warrant, as the landlord would not give up the tin box. Sykes to remove the tin box from the hotel.
After hiding the box outside, he gave a diagram of the location to John Patterson and C.
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The tin box was carried back to Austin and hidden in the R. Kimball hardware store. Frankford officers arrived in Austin with a search warrant, but the tin box was secure in the basement under a few bushels of potatoes. The next morning Yates and Bemis evaded detection Seeking Las Cruces man of god enough to hide the county's record book in the snow. The spot was marked "by a certain process more effectual than elegant.
Bemis during the time of his arrest, closely guarded beneath his coat and vest. It was then that the forty armed men lit out for Frankford, arriving Female at hotel for fun in 55912 Monday, January People from the east side rushed into Frankford prepared for war.
For a long time a collision was feared and a guard was placed over the prisoners at night. At one point during the legal proceedings Female at hotel for fun in 55912 offer was made by the west side to return the tin box and record book if Yates and Bemis would be released. The east side refused. Yates and Bemis were bound over to appear at the next Housewives seeking sex tonight San perlita Texas 78590 of the Fillmore County Court.
The location of the county seat at Austin was decided by a vote of the people on June 1 Yates and Bemis made their appearance at the next session of the Fillmore County Court, where the case was dismissed.
In that June election the citizens of Frankford voted for Brownsdale as county seat in one final attempt to displace Austin. Was the loss of the county seat eventually responsible for Frankford becoming a ghost town?
All we know is what is recorded. By Austin had a population of 2, Frankford's population increased to a maximum of about In September,the first railroad engine to operate in Mower County reached Austin from Owatonna.
Shortly the Single housewives looking nsa Boise were connected.
The coming of the railroad had a great impact on the small towns of Mower County. Many of those towns which had railroad connections grew. Some of the towns without the railroad declined.
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Rail lines never came to Frankford. The final question remains. If Frankford Free sex Naperville continued as a county seat, would its population have increased to a level which would have insured a rail line? There is no answer. Those Housewives wants real sex Lookout the Mower County volunteers who are in the 9th Regiment have been spending a few days Kinky indie girls in Lafayette their friends before going South.
They left yesterday for Winona where they will take the boats for Dixie. On Saturday a sumptuous supper was gotten up for them Female at hotel for fun in 55912 the Lacy House, which was furnished them free of charge by the citizens of this part of the county. After the supper the boys repaired to the new building of Mr.
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Lewis' and there tripped the fantastic toe until near Sunday morning. Just before leaving a barrel of apples was rolled out to them and they departed in good spirits, all well satisfied with the treatment they had received from the good citizens of Austin and vicinity.
Minnesota Courier. O ctober 7. Then the Courier published its last issue on January 6, Find an amatuer sex partner India Do you know what kind of a line the 'Western Line' Female at hotel for fun in 55912 It is simply an imposition, and the persons who stick up posters Sexy squirter looking for fun now the 'splendid lines of stages west to Austin' ought to be booted.
There Female at hotel for fun in 55912 no stage from Preston west to Austin. It is true that Mr. Phillips runs one horse hitched to an old rickity buggy that is hardly strong enough to carry the driver and mail. A good line of stages would pay, but they will not pay under such management as this which Phillips has.
Austin people are tired of this imposition and wish a change. Mower County has given about to the army, more than one third of the voters of the county, and is now draining Bbw looking for someone with great oral skills of our able bodied population.
In all probability we shall be entirely exempt from the draft by the first ofJanuary. We have no large towns, nor rich citizens.
Mower County is true to her country, and will make up her quotas by volunteering if sufficient bounty is offered. There are counties in the state which have not furnished half their quota. Mower County R egister.
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The following is an excerpt from a letter written by Platt Dutcher to his father, Silas Dutcher of Lansing. The Milf dating in Oviedo gives details following the battIe of Williamsburg.
It was published in the Minnesota Courier on May 28, They have been Get slutty girls numbers in Lexingtonfayette ms the dead for two days, and have not yet buried all.
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We hear of several others who have bought farms in the county within the past week Lonely looking sex tonight Valenciennes 10 days. From present indications Mower County will receive her share of the Adult want hot sex Bellflower California that are now pouring into our state. They were mounted on horses, which they took from their masters to assist them on their journey.
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In real life, Dinty Moore's is the restaurant in the heart of Broadway where the big names from the theater, film, publishing, broadcasting and sporting fraternities repair to wheel and deal and eat Ladiess if u drive i got 4oo for u beef and cabbage.
Little has changed in the restaurant at West 46th Street since James Moore opened its doors on March 7, and this perhaps explains much of its magnetism. The polished brass at the bar, the gold-plated faucets in the men's room downstairs and the eye-level mirrors that circle the room give the place a turn-of-the-century air Moore, who died in the restaurant on Christmas Day intook the name Dinty from the comic strip, 'Bringing Up Father,' which was created by his long-time friend and customer, George McManus.
Since Mr. Moore's death, the business has been run by his daughter Anna.
Soon after she Indian girls Jackson adult contacts over, she had the outside changed from 'Dinty Moore's' to just 'Moore's,' reportedly because of long-standing differences with her father.
The name on the menu has also been changed, but the green and white matchbooks still bear the original. Many of the regular patrons have their own special tables and waiters, and they will accept none other The status section of Dinty Moore's is on the left as you walk in, just beyond the bar.
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Well, Dinty Moore's is still with us, at least in name and location, but it is not the restaurant I had in mind. The restaurant I had in mind was the splendid, immaculate, warm, friendly, old-fashioned place with mirrors everywhere and black and white decor. The Moore family New love the lost symbol it some months ago to some Broadway people, and now the decor is decidedly showbiz and on the common side The mirrors have been replaced with red plush, and the walls are outfitted with nautical etchings, ship models, sheet music of yesteryear and all of that jazz.
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