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Owen's Janesville city, Rock County gazetteer, and directory: containing a complete city directory of Janesville; an alphabetical directory of the farmers and land owners of Rock County; also, a classified business directory, to which is added historical and descriptive sketches of Janesville, Beloit, Evansville, Edgerton, Milton, Milton Junction, Clinton Junction, Footville, Hanover, Emerald Grove, and other towns in the county
(1876)

Historical sketch of Evansville,   pp. 292-295


Page 293

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n IOU"    O Bvm   os oa    h    n  Beathe oouaty, being an 
The bd  of asmall pkitrl, and in one of the nest grov'i tids  elen 
4  sntry. Alln'e weak pies through the ea,    pot f     the to . 
The vhio wasbidin 18665 by Keu    L G. and L    SpenoradH. 
Grth. The poel sdlee was leoted beore the Avg wes aid out, ad 
a the Sugglton of Jaoob Wed, was named Evansville,  The mail wI 
.rrlehfm  Union for "M yea, by Jacob Wedt, o homu.b&.- AS pros.
a the villags oohin a population of about one thousand.  The inhaM 
4a1ts of the Iown a  princlpally Amerioans. 
There re ive ohurch*& in town, one Seminary building, esting $10r 
000.00, and a publis schol building coding 016,000.00. The banking 
-Intervals anwel represented by the Beank of  vansille, 0. J. Sherp, 
eihier, who has generally more on deposit thn any bank in the State. 
A. S. BArm     A Co.-This Arm was tobbshd in 1878 a, ganl hun- 
dem and mnehinids, and in the manufheture of pumps, also the selebrated 
Monitor Wind Mill. Ospital invested $26,000. Their shop are hoated 
near the depot of the C. & N. W. R, ., are very large and eommodious
and run entirely by dtem; employ about twelve hands. The wind mill Is 
no loger an untried experiment, but a brilliant ausoem, and proves to be
the moa economical investment a farmer an make. No maehine is mo 
einstantly in ue, and worked at lees expense; none giving au large 
retun hr the eost and attention required.  t furnishes what is bet 
tn a running stream, an abundant supply of pure water Just when ad 
* where it in wated. No mashine san pay better intere on the money 
invesed. It will furnhh any oommon farm all hde water wanted fhhm 
fr eto veoentsper day. Noftrmer eandoIt byhand hr three time 
tht amount. 
The Monitor Wind Mill, muushtmed by thes gentlemen is got up on 
new and scletlls priniple, guaranteed not to fheem up in winter, and a 
per fot regulator in all kinds of weather. They also do a genad Jobbing 
buslness, and manufasture any thing I iron or bro. to order. Farmen 
will do well to ouds their advertisement in this work. 
SiAS AL & MYGAIT, mnanufstMn      of  heoM  fory apparatus and 
oheese makers' supplies. This Arm is compoed of thorough prastical ges- 
-don who perihotly understand their businem. They keep a very ezten- 
elve stook of hardware, stoves, tinware and farm mashinery, of all kins."
As are ais fr the ,Mo ior Wind Mill," manufaured by A. S.B 
6 0o., and have a geeal   pply of tboe, sotion, and a elsn  pumps. 
They hve beeestablshd hr many years, and we thoroughly ideatid 


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