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About Bellevue gazette. (Bellevue City, N.T. [i.e. Neb.]) 1856-1858 | View Entire Issue (April 30, 1857)
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A. STRICKLAND & CO.,
TIIOS. J. OUNNISON, EDITOR.
DELLEVUC, N. T.
THURSDAY, APRIL no, l9-7.
E1 It is plensnnt to luluuM tlic siyns
if prosperity in Bellevue, nnd to witness
llio busy bustling of our citizens, loth the
old residents and llio innny new coiners.
Several new merchants hnvo already re
ceived their sloiks of goods, nml tire only
waiting to complete tlieir Mores, to open
nnd offer their wares to the public. Mr.
V. A. Whito' large new building is nearly
completed, and will soon be in readiness
la receive bin immense stock Mr. Nye
, is alj.it t- cpc;i his Hardware an.' ftuve
store in llolloway's slono house, uhLh he
will occupy until h) can erect a suitable
building Messrs Wattle Si l'il.o urc
busily engaged putting up their new store.
Other merchants nro on the way with
blocks of goods iiH'chnnica of various
trades, tailors, saddlers, blacksmiths, &.c,
&.C., nro preparing for business every
boat brings lots of new men, anxious to
engnge in business, nnd reap tho profits
to be realized the prevent season.
Heretofore tho town has been behind
tho country, nnd ns a consequence, the
people of Bellevue, and Sarpy county,
have been obliged to go to Council Mulls
or Glenwood, for the purchase of mer
chandise, but hereafter from present indi
, cations, we have no doubt, that our citizens
will bo able to supply themselves at home,
and no longer bo tributary to our neigh
bors in Iowa. Lots ore so much cheaper
in Ilellevue, than in the neighboring towns,
that our merchants who build upon their
own land, will bo nble to undersell their
neighbors; add to this the advantage
which they enjoy, of having their goods
landed right in town, almost at their doors,
and it will be seen, that they can sell
cheaper than the merchants who have to
incur n heavy expense to haul their goods
' several miles from llio landings.
The signs of tho times' nro favorable
to Bellevue, emigration is pouring in our
' hotels nro full, and there is a great de
mand for dwellings, stores &c. It is
manifest that the superior advantages of
Ilellevue are attracting attention. With
two important railroads pointing towards
our town on lb opposite side of the river;
with the best landings, and the most beau
tiful towu site on the Missouri; with
plenty of slono and timber ; with the most
ccrta'n indications of extensive coalmines
in our immediate neighborhood, and with
a country of land back of us unsurpassscd
in beauty and fertility any where, what
. is there then, that does not promise for
Bellevue a rapid growth, and aim st tin
exampled prosperity T Ilellevue is bound
to go ahead.
Sinco our last issue, we have had sev
eral boats up from St. Louis, among them
the Spread Engle, White Cloud, Gray
Cloud, Omaha, Florence and the Min-ne-
ha-ha, all of them with freight and pas
sengers for Bellevue. The Min-ne-hu-ha
Capt. Baker's new and splendid 6teumcr,
arrived last Thursday with a very large
amount of freight for F. A. White and
other merchants of our city, and a con
siderable number of passengers. She is
ono of the largest and most elegant boat
on the Missouri river, being in fact t
perfect palace. Under the charge of her
popular captain, she cannot fail to obtain
a liberal patroiftge. The Min-ne-ha-ha
and the White Cloud were both at our
wharf at the same time. All the cap
tains with whom we have conversed, re
port the Bellevue landing as the best on
the river. In the highest stage of water,
our levee has never been less than four
feet and a half above the surface, with
high and dry roads to nnd from it. Of
what other landing on the Missouri can
the same thing be said with truth f
IIou. i:. Hubrly.
Judge Wakely, of the Supreme Court
of the Territory of Nebraska, is now on
a visit to Bellevue, and is spending a few
days at the residence of Hon. Chief Jus
lice Ferguson. The Judge has been pre
ceded by a reputation for sound legal
learning and an unimpeachable integrity
of which he may well be proud. The
bar of Wisconsin has lost one of its
brightest ornaments, the beuch of Nc
braska has secured a strong and able etli
ctr, and the Third Jud cial District to
which he has been appointed acquires in
him a bona-fide settler whose gentleman
ly bearing and goodness of heart will
. render hiin a respected and universal
SGWe acknowledge ourselves in
! b:ed to Hon. U. I). Chapman, f.-r favors.
Junction (II). !
The lite hii;li water has tested the value
of Junction City ns a town site, and viry
forcibly demonstrated tho wbdom of its
selection. While niot of the bottom
lands on tho luwa side have been inunda
ted, submerging some, nnd indeed most of
the towns laid out nn the flats, Junction
city his remained above the water, show
ing conclusively, that it is on higher ground
than any of tho hollom towns, except it
may be St. Marys. Not only was it above
the water which submerged other towns,
but tho ridgo of lands, on tho western
part of which it is situated, has nl. been
above the highest water affording a dry
road from Junction City, all tho way buck
to the Bluffs, whero tho Musipiito creek
comes through, tind where tho M. &. M.
11. 11. id located ; from which point it was
the only passable way to the river. The
superiority of the location is now fully es
tablished, and the effect must be, greutly
to enhance the value of property there.
Junction city and St. Marys, nro the only
bottom towns for a long distance on the
Iowa hide, which were not either wholly
or partially submerged St. Marys was
like Junction city, during tho height of
tho hito freshet, high and dry.
District Court In Oorigo and C'a
The April term of the District Court of
the First Judiciul District, in, and for, the
county of Dodge, has, by order of the
J ikIl' e of tho district, been udiourncd to
the first Tuesday of June next. ThCT,i
o - - - ' . V
April term of the Court in Cuss county,
msnlso by the same judge, been adjourned
to the fourth Monday of May. Wo un
derstand that the reason for these adjourn
ments consists in the fact that our Legis-
uturo nt its lute session, repealed a great
part of our civil and criminal code, leaving
us, for the time being, without any statute
aws, regulating civil remedies, and crimes
and their punishment. Many suits had
been commenced under the repealed laws,
which were pending at the time of the
repeal, and it is a question among lawyers
whether tho repeal of the laws did not
operate to dismiss nil pending suits. In
this embarrassing state of things, we un-
erstand it to bo the wish of Judge Feh-
ci'sos, who has for some time been the
only judge in tho Territory, to consult
with one or both of his associates, before
taking action in the premises, as tho asso
ciate judges are expected to arrive soon,
we hope that there may be occasioned but
ittle delay or inconvenience to suitors, or
(ovcrnor of Kansas.
Gov. Geary having resigned his oflico
of governor of Kansas, Hon. Robert J.
Walker, has been appointed by President
Buchanan to that responsible, and hitherto,
troublesome past. From the well-known
antecedents of Gov. Walker, we antici
pate a rigorous, and able discharge of the
executive duties of that Territory. We
lo not think that he will take sides with
nny faction, but will fearlessly nnd impar
tially discharge his duties to the whole
people. It is understood that Gov. XW.
has large discrctionaay powers, and that,
in xaci, ne maue mis a commum upon jrran.hnotherly" executive, Mark W.
which he would accept the appointment. Izard. The same scene is exhibited here
We think tho President has been fortu- as in the Territory, actwtl residents of the
note in securing the services of such a I Territory unanimously asking the re
,...,.,, ... , movol ot the present 1 icuinbent, to save
man as Robert J. alker, to take charge ,ho free BiJ Vnljned ,M)le of our
of the destinies of our neighboring tern- j Territory the disgraceful and humiliating
lory. We trust it will not be long, before i spectacle of acknowledging nnd recog
ve shall cease to hear abo.it ' troubles in I nizing nn executive the veriest tool of a
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riatlford and South Hend.
The abovo named twin-cities, tho for-
mcr on the north side, and the latter on
, , . , - . .
the sauth side of the Platte river, directly
opposite to each other, nre attracting con-
siderable attention. They are situated
about eighteen miles south-westerly from
BolWue, Plattford being in Sarpy, and
bouth Uend in Cass county, just at the
point where the Platte takes its greatest
bend to tho south; they aro beautifully lo-
cated in the midst of timber and stone in
abundance, at one of tho best ferry cross
ings over the riatte; a regular terry is
about lo be established, under a charter 1 It remains to be seen whether this ad
obtained last winter, and we have 110 ministration here at Wa-hington will
doubt it will be more used than almost c"rlTct '!" greawron? l!' re'oval
, 1 m . . 1 of Ijov. Izard, una appointing some lion-
any ferry across the riatte river, as it Lral,lfc ailJ Ue ,' in Li thus
the doorway irto the salt regions; a ! relWting the wishes of the people, virtu-
steam taw mill is expected to arrive at
llellev io in a few days, t bo put up at
riattford ; one or more ttores ure to be
opened, the goods for which have been
landed at our levee, and everything indi
cates the prosperity of both of those tovrus ;
the farming country around them is not
excelled anywhere, and such as are now
unoccupied, are being rapidly settled ujwn
and improved. Success to riattford and
South Bend ! Mr. F. A. White of Belle
vue, is President of loth of tho town com
panics, and we preseume he will cheer
fully five any desired information in
regard to the town property, and the land
in the vi' inity.
I'niTon Hi i.Ltvi r. (i.mrrt,
DetrSir: Thinking a few lines from
the Capital miht interest your readers, I
write for the purpose of civing you n few
items from the city of ' Magnificent Fes
tivities, 1 nave lieen lu re several days,
and in my humble way watching what
little of tho machinery of Government I
could see from an obscure point. The
city, of course, has but a few visitors now,
coiujmred to tho thousands hero ut the
inauguration ; but there are enough left
yet. Representatives of tho "dear peoplu"
are here by delegations from every State
and Territory ; and it i.i a source of no
small interest to a disinterested spectator
to see how many watchful, eager, anxious
faces of hungry ollico expectant you
meet in the thronged hotels of the city.
It is untouching when we stop to estimate
how many have done eminent service,
hnvo agonized for their country. As fur
ns I can learn, Old Buck (ills the Fresi
denti.il chair (up to the present writing),
with the nirs of nn old, tried and expo
rienced statesman. I lind that the vari
ous offices of the Territories are more
fought after (linee the discoveries of the
many avenues open to hpeculution), than
many foreign appointments, with but few
or no p.rtpii:,ites. Kansas has her dele
gation here headed by Whitlield, who is
a man of good intellect, keen perception,
and an iron will and determination known
only to the best of western men. , Robert
J. Walker was appointed Governor of
Kansas to-day in place of Geary, re
signed. Wulkcr declines. Who stands
next the Cabinet only knows, but I be
lieve it is determined to appoint a South
ern man for Governor of Kan -as nnd a
Northern man for Governor of Nebraska.
Changing the former policy of Fierce, ns
on have heard betore this, there nre
three new Land Offices established in
Nebraska, and three dozen applicants to
fill these places. Among the number
whoso claim. ar strongly urged by the
Council Bl iffs nnd Omahn Ferry Com
pany, stands first one Mr. Ferett, now a
member of tho Nebraska Council, nnd
Mr. Furnace, nlso of Nebraska Council.
Thus wo see the reward, or hope of re
ward, these men have in tho support of
this Ferry Company (all non-residents of
Nebraska for these lucrative offices) for
their service rendered said Company last
winter on the Capital question, contrary
to the known wishes of their constituents ;
but there is about as much chaive of their
being nppointed to fill any honorable
place in our Territory ns there is of their
heintr notified of a place for them in Old
Buck's Cabinet. Among the oalance of
applicants to fill these places in tho Land
Otlices, I think I. L. Gibbs, of Nebiaska
city, John C. Turk, of Omaha, and O.
D. Finch, of Fort Des Moin, stand the
best chance, and most likely will be suc
cessful. The two first gentlemen you
f fv t A i
Mr. l inen is a gentleman I
loo wel! known, nnd favorably too. in
Iowa, to neeil a comment.. The Hon.
Augustus Hall, of Iowa, is not an appli
cant, but is much spoken of as the proba
ble future Governor of Nebraska. I un
derstand he is very strongly recommended
by many friends, North and South. I
have met him here many times, and from
my brief acquaintance with him. I should
think no better upj ointment could be made.
Mr. Hall is a line-looking man, of supe
rior ability, and a reputation for integ
rity, probity and honesty beyond a ques
tion; nnd of all the Nebraskians I hav-i
met here, I think, without excepti m, he
is their choice, though the Council muffs
and Omaha city Ferry Company, through
their organs here, all from low land
sharks and city lot and claim speculators
in Nebraska (though living in Iowa), nre
urging with a zeal worthy a better cause
the retention of our "weak, imbecile
non-resident City Lot Monopoly, directly
against the known so well expressed and
almost unanimous wish and will of the
people to bo governed by said executive,
vv !"? " monstrous toreign monopoly,
which would resort as they have done in
I lhQ hjs(ory vf lhe Trritoryi ,0
j ,m.ail4 most corri;pt and foul for the ac
complishment of their purposes, though
J when accomplished would blight and
curse evL'.r' '" the Territo-
, ry save those wan which these non-resi-
: dents are C01iliected, nnd in dollars and
j cents 0 closely allied, and while they
j despise the traitor to every principle of
ri'11 a.nJ J"s,Ke wherein thousands nre
most deeply concerned, they like the
treason which brings them gold, ami of j
course ttre saiialied with their machine.
.a.i..'.i n -.. iwtt...l .iM. 'I.. m,.fc.i.
ally carrying out the principles so plainly
enunciated in the Kansas-Nebraka bill,
of squatter sovereignty or not. We look
with confidence in the certain correction
of this wrong, for we are inspired as we
write that the will of the people shall be
done, for we remember lhat around Old
Duck, as his constitutional adviv rs, fore
most, towering above many others, the
squatters and actual residents of the west
ern Territories have an ublo advocate in
What will interest our settlers more
than anything else except the removal of
the political stench which has annoyed
our Territory since its organization, is
the subject of tho sale of the public
lands. The information I received here
from the proper department, which I be-;
lieve to be reliaide, is to the effect that
the land will not be put in market until
next fall at least, and the policy now is to
postpone the sa'es as lonir a: possible, so,
to give a simple opinion (from what I
hear expressed by those who will have
mu h to do with these matters), I do not
think there will be a public sale of nny
considerable portion of land until the
spring of 5S.
The weather is warm and pleasant here
ns summer. Judge John Kinney, Chief
Justice of Utah, started this morning for
Nebraska, and intends to take his family
and settle there. He will be a valuable
acquisition, for I think he is a gentleman
and a statesman, nml has certainly won
for himself nn enviable reputation for the
very able nnd efficient manner in which
he discharged tho most difficult duties as
Chief Justice of that Territory. Tho
b II for n further appropriation of money
for the Capitol at Omaha was defeated in
the Senate. It is pleasant for one asking
and looking for no office here, to see how
many arujolitely taken by tho arm, how
many are see'dug introduction) to great
men, nnd devising a thousnnd ways to
bring an inlluenee to bear on Old Buck's
Cabinet to secure nn appointment.
It is reported 'Walker has accepted the
appointment of Governor of Kansas.
In haste, yours,
Washington, D. C. S.
Territory (if Nebraska, )
First Judicial District. )
IT is hereby ordered, that the DISTRICT
COURT, of the firwt Judicial District, in
and for the County of Dodge, which was pro
vided to be held on the third Tuesday of April
Instant, be. and the same is berebv adjourned,
to the FIRST TUESDAY OF JUNE NEXT
at ten o'clock a. m., at which time the otfleers
of the Court, and parties having business
heroin, are required to attend.
Done lit inv chamber, )
Bellevue, Ap'l I, '37 S F. Ferovsov,
2'i-tf Judge of Frst Judicial District.
Territory of Nebraska, )
First Judicial District. $
IT Is hereby ordered that the DISTRICT
COURT, of the first Judicial District, in
and for the county of Cass, which was pro
vided to be held' in the fourth week of April
instant, be, and the same is. hereby, adjourned
to the FOURTH TUESDAY OF MAY next,
at ten o'clock a. in., at which time the officers
of the Court, and parties having business
therein, nre required to attend.
Done at mv chamber, i
Bellevue, Ap'l 1 '37 F. Fr.norow,
2-tf Judge of First Judicial District.
PLATTE RIVER FERRY COMPANY.
"VTO I ICE is hereby given, that articles of
iAI association of this Company, have been
duly recorded in the counties of Douglas and
Cass ; that said company is a legal incorpora
tion, under the laws of the Territory of Ne
braska ; that its name is stated nt the head of
this notice ; that its principal place of business
is at the month of the riatte River, in said
Territory; that the general nature of thebusi
nesg to be transacted, is to keen a Ferry across
f-irtutj rwvtM, uriwrt-n uie counties ot
pousl.ia and Cass, within two miles of its
uie riatte Kiver, between trie counties
junction with the Missouri River 5 that the
amount or Capital htock is rive thousand
dollars, the whole of which has been paid in,
in tho organization of the Company ; that the
legal existance of said company commenced
on the first day of January 1S37, and is to be
continued for the term of Twenty years there
after, lhat the highest of indebtedness author
ised by said company is one Tliou-aud dollars,
and that the alTVirs of said company are to bo
managed by a President, Treasurerand Secre
iary who constitute a hoard of directors, and
said company claim tile exclusive privilege of
keeping a r erry across said Platte Kiver, Tor
the distance of two iniies from its mouth.
Dated February lh 137.
Regular racket for Kansas, Nebraska City,
Bellevue, Cote cil Bluffs, Omaha,
I fT',JS T,,r' nP,v an,l elegant Steamer
ffiffitfffi Min-ne-ha-ha, Capt. Charles
B-EiS3ji Baker, M-lster, H.itchinson,
Clerk, will run as a regular packet, to the
above and nil intermediate poitds on the Mis
souri river, and persons can rely upon her con
tinuing in the trade regular y during the season.
The Miti-ne-ha-ha is an en'irelv new boat'.
built expressly for the Missouri Itiver trade,
anil being lilted up in the latest and most ap
proved style, her officers feel confident, that
strict attention to tli comforts or Passengers,
and lo business, will make her the favorite
b -at in the trade.
CHAS. BAKF.R. Master.
H. T Chirke, Agent. 2H s
M KIXU AKKWliE.MEXT.
Regular Packet for Kaiisas. Leavenworth,
Weston, St. Joseph, Savannah, Iowa Point,
Nebraska City, Bellevue, Council
Hlutf, Omriha and Florence.
1 f'TmJS THE new a nd elegant Passenger
WvVltfrvrf Steamer Florence, J. Tlirock-
N"""Mli '"" - ""'
Llerii, win commence ner trips as a reirulir
packet in the above trade, on the opening of rity Uie j,.,H( Kivor F bei rj ht on
navigation in the spring, and will remain in it j the" place. It is altosether as desirable a lo
throughout the season. ! cation as can be foundou the Platte River, and
lhe I lorence having been built under the for ri, ,e,s of Soil, and convenience or Wood
superintendence of the uneersigne.t, express' , ,, Water lm,,llrpas,,0(j by any in the Terri
for the trade U of extraordinary strength, and tory. For further particular apply to the
..'.II Oilr.lM.1 t.. 1. Ai-aw .a rt inl 3 r A r.i. . . 1 ' '
sonable share of the patronage of shippers,
and the putilie eenerallv. is respectfully soli-
J. THROCKMORTON, Master.
J. t.. Gorman, Clerk,
W. V. Ilarvey,
SURVEYOR AND CLAIM AGENT, will
promptly attend to all business of Survey-
ing bying out and dividing land, surveying and
platting towns and roads, and w ill adcompanv
persons desirous of making-claims, and will
act as agent for the sale of claims. Office on
Main street, Bellevue, N. T. 2i-tf
i on s ii.r..
LOT 7, Block 25d L. t 0, Block 253 j Lot 7
Block ISO; Lot 10, Block 177 J Lot 2, Block
2 IS t Lot 4. Block 12 t Lot 10, Block 5S t Lot
3. Block 2 11 Lot", Block 133 Lot 4, Block
is. Lot 2, Block 135; Lot 8, Block 72 Lots
10,11 ana 12, Block 114, in Bellevue City.
For terms enquire of
HOLLOW Y &. KELLER.
Bellevue House, April 30, 1Sj7. 2u-tf
REAL ESTATE FOB SALE.
30 LOTS IN BELLEVUE.
Also SHARES BELLEVUE STOCK.
do ELK HILL ADDITION
do JUNCTION CITY.
Eor further particulars enquire of
T. M. McCORD, '
At the Fontenelle Bank.
Bo!levu, April IS, 1S57. 20-jf t
SASH AND DOORS.
A uuantity or BUILDING TIMBER.
CLARKE St DRO.
rvilevue, Aril 30, 137.
C ASH piid for HIDES AND PELTRY.
2ti-tf By CLARKE St HRO.
WM. K. SMITH. 1. It. IMITII
Smith & Brother,
VTTORXEYSfc COUNSELLORS at LAW
and Dealers in Real Es'nte, Bellevue,
Nebraska Territory, will attend faithfully and
promptly to buying and selling Real Estate,
City Lois. Claims, nd Land Warrants. Office
at the Benton House. 21-om
Corn Meal! Torn Meal!!
I.RESH ground for sile nt the Bellevue
Steam Saw and Grist Mill, known as Al
iens Mill. Wood choppers and Mill hand
want-d. CHAS. GUILDS.
April 30, 1S37. 20-tf
I AM HERE,
FAIRLY located in Bellevue, and am deter
mined to stay here ton, (that is if the citizens
of Bellevue give me some encouragement) I
I have just purchased a fine lot of paints,
brushes and sundries belonging to J. T. White,
and am prepared to do all work, that the Citi
zens of IJellcvue and vicinity may see fit to en
trust to me, such as
1 IOI Jsn. STON AND
GRAINING, MARHLEING, tc, in all its
various branches, nnd in the neatest, latent
and most appropriate style.
Call on mo 1
You won't be disappointed.
For what I do
I promise you
Is well done 1 That's decided I
Executed in the neatest style.
Sj?" Paints mixed to order, and for sale.
P. WEI DM AN.
PER STEAMER ST. MARY'S.
THE undersigned takes pleasure in announ
cing to the citizens of Bellevue and Sarpy
County in general, that they have received
per Steamer St. Mary, a large and splendid
stock of Groceries consisting in part 01
Stone Ware, &.c. &c.
THEY would also call particular attention
to their superior stock of preserved fruits
consisting of goosberries, Rhubarb, Quinces,
Peaches, Apples, Currants and mixed fruits.
Also their stock of fresh CAN OYSTERS
and SARDINES which they can warrant of
Tliey would also inform Sportsmen that
they bave a larce supply of POWDER, SHOT,
1.1. AD and CATS, and that they will lind
their store a superior place to provide the ne
cessaries of a hunting excursion, all of which
they will sell cheap for CASH.
Also a large and splendid assortment of
French and American Perfumery, consisting
in part or
W ATTLES k. PIKE.
Bellevue, April 6th, 1857. 23-tf.
P. A. SARPY,
FORWARDING & COMMISSION
Still continues the above business at
ST. MARYS, IOWA, & BELLEVUE,
Merrhants and Emigrants will find their
I goods promptly and carefully attended to.
v. s. 1 nave the only w AllKHOUSt; lor
storage at the above named landings.
St. Marys, Feb. 2(Hh, 1857. 21-tf-i
A FINE FARM FOS SALE.
THE undersisrned would respectfully inform
the citizens of Bellevue and the public gener
ally, th.it he wishes to sell his farm, which is
situated on the Platte river, in Sarpy County,
and consists of 320 acres. 2j() acres of this
I land is fenced with boards, and cedar posts.
4(1 ai res is broken, and half a mile from tins
is 7U acres of as goo I timber as can be found
m tne Territory.
llus farm is situated on
th t;, n.,,.i ernm n,,.,!., i v..i..b.
owner on tne premises.
Tailoring ! Tailoring !
The undersigned begs leave to inform the
citizens of Bellevue and vicinity that he is
1 prepared to do custom work, in the latest
.fashion tnd most approved style. He feels
I eoi.fident that his work is unsurpassed East
or We9t I by moderate prices respectfully
i solicits a share of the public patronage. He
, wil1 always be found ready to receive orders
Bellevue, N. T. March 11th 1857,tf
Boot c3 SllOO
JM. BARTAY, would respectfully
, inform the inhabitants of Bellevue fV 1
and vicinity, that he has commenced
BOOTS AND SHOES,
Of all descriptions, from the finest finish to
the coarest make. Employing none but the
best workman, he will be able to warrant all
work dun at bis establishment.
Q V The highest cash price paid, in trade,
for all descriptions of RAW HIDES.
F!!evii, Oe. 30. 18:xl. ?-tf
GREAT SALE OP LOTS
MILLS COI XTV, IOW A.
Ttrminus of the Burlington ft Missouri
THE Proprietors of Pacific City will offer
for sale, at Public Auction, on ths ground,
On Thursday, the 2Slh day or May 1S5?,
sir 573 inmrnij) Mm 1 1
Sale to commence at 10 o'clock and continue
from day to day until the same are sold.
Pacific City is situated in Mills county,
Iowa, on a beautiful plateau of ground in the
Great valley of the Missouri, three miles east
of the moutii of Platte or Nebraska river, four
miles east of Plattsmouth. the Nebraska ter
minus of tho B. &. M. R. R., thirty miles north
east of Nebraska City, twenty-five miles south
of Council Bluffi, Iowa, and Omaha City in
Nebraska. It is adjoining the bluffs of the
Missouri river, at the entrance of Poney creek
into the bottom. It extends into the bottom
two miles and within two miles of the channel
of the Missouri river, the bottom gradually de
scending to tne river, ine uncertainty of the
river hank for a mile east of the river unap
proves of the propriety of building within that
distance of the river.
The location is a healthy, romantic, and
beautiful one, being backed by blulls two or
three hundred feet high, upon the top of which
may be seen the great Missouri bottom for
thirty miles south, and twenty miles north.
Tlie site has long been looked upon as one
of the most beautiful sites in Western Iowa
for a large and thriving City, and hag been
held by the first settlers in Iowa for that pur
pose, only awaiting the improvement of the
country, the demands for such a town, and
the Railroad facilities which are soon to be
A branch of the Burlington and Missouri
River Railroad will be built both north and
south of this place. The St. Joseph, Council
Bluffs, and Sioux City Railroad will undoubt
edly run immediately through the town site.
Stone of the best quality and most extensive
in Western Iowa les one mile south, and fndf
miles north of the town.
Four steam mills within five miles of the
town are in successful operation, sawing from
three to five thousand feet per day, besides a
number of water mills.
Another steam mill is on the way to be put
up in the town.
A newspaper will be published there by the
first of June next.
Lumber is now on the ground, and being
sawed, to erect fifteen or twenty houses.
Contracts have been made to'burn two and
a half million brick this season.
The advantages which this place has over
all others in western Iowa the Railroad fa
cilities which Pacific City cannot miss hav
ing, together with being supplied with the
best water in the world, with timber, and the
best agricultural counties in Western Iowa and
Nebraska lying east and west of it, is a sure in
dication that long ere tlie Railroad is comple
ted that Pacific City will be the largest city
west of Burlington.
Terms of sale will be one-third down ; one
third in four, and one third in eight months.
This will be the last and only chance to pro
cure lots of the Company, as the remaining
lots after tlie sale will be devided among the
members of the Company, and hence will be
come the property of private individuals, and
prices, as a matter of course, be advanced.
j. w. coolidoe.
8. H. Mo f. a,
M. W. Greene,
D. C. Oakes,
and other Proprietors.
J. W. COOLIDGE, Pres.
C. Nookolls, Sec'ty. t-d-o-s
J. II IIUOWIV,
ATTORNEY AM) ( OIXCELOR AT LAW
GENERAL LAND A3ENT,
AND NOTARY PUBLIC,
riattsmoxdh, Cass Co. .V. T.
ATTENDS to business in any of the Courts
of this Territory. Particular attention paid
to obtaining and' locating Land Warrants, col
lection of debts, ane taxes paid. Letters of
inquiry relative to any parts of the Territory
answered, if accompanied with a fee.
Hon. Lyman Trumbull, U. S. S. from Ills.;
Hon. James Knox, M. C. "
Hon. O. II. Browning, Quincy, u
Hon. James W. Grimes, Governor of Iowa.
Hon. H. P. Bennett, Del to C. from N. T.
Green, Weare & Benton, Council Bluffs, I.
Nuckolls Si Co., Glenwood, Iowa. 2Htf.
H0USEAND LOT FOE SALE.
ONE good Dwelling House and Lot for
sale. Possession given immediately. En
quire of H. T. CLARKE.
lOlXHL CLIFFS ADVERTISEMENTS.
Greene, Weare & Benton,
BANKERS, DEALERS IS EXCHANGE,
and Land Agents, Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Notes and Bills collected and remitted to any
part of the United States. Money received on
deposit, and interest allowed. Eastern or
Southern Drafts furnished in sums to suit pur
chasers. Laud Oifice funds paid for Currency
or bills of Exchange. Loans effected on good
security. Taxes paid, titles examined, and
Real Estate bought and sold on Commission.
Lands entered for settlers and time given for
payment. Olllce opposite the Pacific House,
in west lower room of Land Olllce.
References ; F. S. Jesup & Co. j W. J.
Barney &. Co., Bankers, Dubucpe, Iowa j Cook
& Sargent, Bankers, Davenport, Iowa i Cul
bertou 4. Reno, Bankers, Iowa City, Iowa
People's Bank, New York City; Kctchem,
Rogers Si Rennet, Bankers, New York City j
Selkon, Withers Si Co., Washington, D. C. J
Hon. Chas. Mason, Com. of Patents, Wash
ington, D. C. ; Hon. A. C. Dodge, S. U. S.
Burlington, Iowa j Hon. G. W. Jones, a. u.
S , Dubuque, Iowa ; Hon. Joseph Williams,
Chief Justice, MiMcatine, Iowa.
Council Bluffs, Oct. 23, 185B 1-tf
Tootlo & Jackson,
I FORWARDING Si COMMISSION MER
. CHANTS, Council Bluffs city, Iowa.
Having a Large and Commodious- Warehouse
on the Levee at the Council Bluffs landing,
are now prepared to receive and store, all
kinds of merchandise and produce, will receive
and pay charges on all kinds of freigths so
that Steam Boats will not be detained as they
have been heretofore, In getting some one to
receive freight, when the consignees are absent.
Ru'eiences: Livermq.ore & Cooley, S. C.
Daviu Si Co. and Humphrey, Putt Si Tory, St.
Louis, Mo. i Tootle Si Fairleigh, St. Joseph,
Mo. ; J. S. Cheneworth Si Co., Cincinnati Ohio;
W. F. Coulbough, Burlington, Iowa. l-l
rriHE undersigned having recently taken
J. and refitted the above well-known and
popular Public House, he trusts by the strict
studious attention to the wants of his guests,
to merit a liberal share of public favor, confi
dence and patronage. His table will be
spread with the best the market affords, and
no pains will be spared to make his guests
agreeably at home and comfortable.
G. A. ROBINSON.
Council Bluffs, lows. nov 13-tf.
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