History of Butler County, Iowa: A Record of Settlement, Organization, Progress and Achievement, Volume 1

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S. J. Clarke publishing Company, 1914 - Butler County (Iowa)
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Page 32 - Until Congress shall provide for the government of such islands all the civil, judicial, and military powers exercised by the officers of the existing government in said islands shall be vested in such person or persons and shall be exercised in such manner as the President of the United States shall direct ; and the President shall have power to remove said officers and fill the vacancies so occasioned.
Page 365 - This act, being deemed of immediate importance, shall be in force and take effect from and after its publication in the Iowa State Register, and the Xewton Journal, newspapers published at Des Moines, and Newton, Iowa, withoat expense to the State.
Page 134 - Also the south-west quarter of the south-east quarter of section thirtysix, in township three south of range five west, the north half, and the north half of the south half of section one, the east half of the northeast quarter...
Page 22 - ... gopher for century after century has been bringing up to the surface fine material, to the amount of several tons annually to the acre, avoiding necessarily the pebbles, cobbles and coarser constituents. The burrows collapse, the undermined bowlders and large fragments sink downwards, rains and winds spread out the gopher hills and worm castings, and the next year, and the next, the process is repeated ; and so it has been for all the years making up the centuries since the close of the glacial...
Page 164 - Of the firmness, coolness, and courage of the men under a heavy fire it will be unnecessary for me to speak, as they were almost constantly during the battle under the immediate eye of the general commanding the division. The regiment went into battle on the second day under the command of First Lieut. GW Crosley, of Company E, and, as I am well assured, nobly maintained the honor of the flag.
Page 364 - WHEREAS, Doubts have arisen as to the legality of the incorporation of the town of...
Page 163 - ... released without serious loss, was abandoned. The engagement lasted one hour and was sustained by my command with an intrepidity that merits my warmest approbation. I have to regret the...
Page 113 - Of either class almost without exception they were practical men of great force of character who gave cheerful and efficacious assistance to the suffering, daily journeying on horseback scores of miles over a country almost destitute of roads and encountering swollen, unabridged streams, without waterproof garments or other now common protection against water.
Page 18 - ... decades numerous deep wells have been bored through the loose surface deposit, and down into the underlying rocks. The record of these wells shows that the rock surface is very uneven. Before the glacial drift which now mantles nearly the whole of Iowa was deposited, the surface had been carved into an intricate system of hills and valleys. There were narrow gorges hundreds of feet in depth, and there were rugged, rocky cliffs and isolated buttes corresponding in height with the depth of the...
Page 113 - ... force of character, who gave cheerful and efficacious assistance to the suffering, daily journeying on horseback scores of miles, over a country almost destitute of roads, and encountering swollen unbridged streams, without waterproof garments or other now common protection against the elements.

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