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Ozark pioneers : their trials and triumphs

Author: Bob Hinds
Publisher: [Willow Springs, MO] : [B. Hinds], ©1999.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Hinds
ISBN: 9780972588706 0972588701
OCLC Number: 54849788
Notes: Cover title.
"Fabulous, unbelievable, humorous, and touching true stories about the Ozarks in the 1800s"--Cover.
Description: 273 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: Synopsis --
Chapter 1. First settlements ; William Hutton;s arrival ; Ledgers from Gulley Store ; Pioneer trails ; Original trails ; Captured by Indians ; No trees in Missouri ; Running streams then ; Floods --
Chapter 2. Covered wagon diary ; Typical Ozarker ; Shade tree delivery room ; Legend of the Blue man ; Three notch road ; Yesterday's motors (horses) ; Horses every day ; Returning to horse power ; Many Moonshiners ; Moonshining ; Ozark County Moonshine ; Going West ; Open range ; Pennycuick family ; Either gold or the girl ; Three months school --
Chapter 3. Lost camp school ; Recess at Lost Camp School ; Lost Camp outhouse ; Rules for one room school teachers ; Old time funerals ; Graves dug by hand --
Chapter 4. Siloam Springs ; Important Indian site ; Cured Rheumatism ; Gold rush ; Doctors not needed ; Childhood memories ; Decline of Siloam Springs --
Chapter 5. Perils of the Civil War ; Recuiting soldiers ; Missouri and the Civil War ; Must choose sides ; Bloodshed ; Captured ; Beginning of Bushwhackers ; Also captured ; Hanged ; Monks own capture! ; Never said good-by to family ; Escape ; Brothers divided ; More killings ; Union families get out ; Monks Family ousted ; On the Mason Dixon line ; Adams Brothers ; West Plains burned --
Chapter 6. Shot off his horse ; Alsup-Fleetwood fued ; Alsup legend ; Bravery of Captain Alsup ; Removed neighbors ; Shoot out ; Another Rebel shoot-out ; Other scrapes ; Famous story ; Alsup family --
Chapter 7. Civil War battles --
Chapter 8. Bushwhackers ; Bushwhacking in Howell County ; Charity and religion ; Colorful homemade clothers ; Friendly but fight ; Off the cliff ; Loyal women ; Tragedy of troops ; Nerve of pioneers ; Smith family ; First settlers ; Hutton Valley stories by Horak --
Chapter 9. Pioneer Henry Smith memories ; First Missouri trails ; William Hutton, first settler ; Homesteaders Smith ; Civil War problems ; Thriving town ; Early education ; Old Horton ; Immigrants ; Difficult business ; Hutton Valley City ; Cattle drive ; Silver dollars ; Shooting matches ; Attempted killing ; Offices divided ; Sims Valley ; Churches ; Purchasing supplies ; Sorghum ; Sickness ; Horton Railroad ; Decline of Hutton Valley ; Pine trees ; Much lumber ; High toned ; Teacher ; Star School ; Ox Team fatal ; Ox accident ; Early schools ; Indian Creek ; Doctor Dixon ; Thrashing wheat ; Making flour ; Crude cooking ; Cook stove ; Climbing the Christmas Tree ; Smith dies in K.C. ; Origin of Howell County --
Chapter 10. Dire times in Hutton Valley ; Some problems eased ; Early elections ; Howell County first church ; Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church ; Lonely place ; Notorious Frank James ; First telephones ; Fruit farms ; First mail route ; Railroad ; Oil well hopes ; Hutton Valley as a city ; Discontinued post office ; Lost Camp stories --
Chapter 11. Pioneers and power ; Leading pioneer ; Electric Power problems ; Natural born improver ; Millie (Bryan) Ward ; Cliff Bryan --
Chapter 12. Burnham ; Burnham Fruit Business ; Spence tragedy in the 1800's ; Brave life ended ; Famous Croquet games ; Peace Valley --
Chapter 13. Pomona, a thriving village ; Goddess of fruit ; Oil fever ; Gold Rush ; Iron mines ; Hospital ; Famous talking tent show ; Richards Brothers ; Rhoads Family, Nashville --
Chapter 14. First Willow Springs ; Electric lights ; Rabbit Industry ; Transportation flooding ; Pot pourri ; Big fare ; Dr. Davis murder ; Trask ; Fox Hunt ; Bootlegger ; Sterling --
Chapter 15. Mountain View ; John Goldsberry, first settler ; Mountain View name ; Yankee, Rebel Club ; Telephones ; Fruit industry ; Who had it first ; Jack's Fork swimming hole ; Some distinguished citizens ; Ice Plant ; Early Mountain View ; Sisson Township ; Thomasville --
Chapter 16. Pottersville ; Koshkonong ; Brandsville --
Chapter 17. West Plains ; History of Howell County ; No physical attractions ; West Plains flooded ; First settlers in West Plains ; How West Plains was named ; West Plains schools ; Early settlement in West Plains ; After the War --
Chapter 18. Local government ; West Plains burned ; Difficult to reunite ; Northing to buy ; Regaining stature ; Pease family ; West Plains then ; W. W. Green ; West Plains becomming a city ; Many eggs in one basket ; Dorothy Reavis ; Early graduation ; 1800's high education --
Chapter 19. Major changes ; Court House ; State Capital here ; Aids store --
Chapter 20. After the Civil War ; Wolf bounties ; Judge H.D. Green ; Early view of West Plains ; Sunday rituals ; World may come and go ; Further stories ; Really "old' people ; 1894 census ; Runaway horses ; Telephones, West Plains ; Dirty square ; Mail delivery delayed ; Mill ready to roll ; Red Apple Drug Store ; Bums and hobos ; Soda Pop ; Blue Ribbon fruit ; Canning Factory ; Stage line ; Hotel ; RFD ; First automobile in West Plains ; Driving turkeys ; Stray cows ; Cow damage ; New Map ; Aids Store ; Creamery opening day ; Buford Skaggs --
Chapter 21. Famous people ; Noted baseball players ; Country music stars ; Porter Wagoner ; Jan Howard ; West Plains newspapers ; Four newspapers ; West Plains explosion ; How it happened ; Shooting of Sheriff Kelly ; Founder of the Air Waves ; Southwest State Missouri University --
Early years --
Looking ahead in the 80's ; Farrar Auction Barn ; Manze Quartet ; First scythe --
Chapter 22. Pioneer family ; Swimming the flooded White River ; Locked in the Corn Crib ; Sunday afternoon baseball ; Rural Party line phones ; Never locked a door ; Dad as an Assessor ; Bad dog --
Chapter 23. Ma and school at Mountain View ; Neighbor turned preacher ; Gracious Ma ; Long hard hours ; Early riser ; Separating milk ; Ma at the sale ; "Shut up" on the plane ; Swan Hoax --
Chapter 24. Work wasn't easy ; Frank Hagen ; Thayer rodeo ; Weekly feed grinding ; Sunday treat ; Weekend bath ; Harvest equipment ; Swimming hole ; "Made do" with what we had ; Homemade ; No refrigerators ; Seed for planting ; Accommodations ; Old bums ; Acre of wild Turkeys ; filling silos ; Putting up hay ; Baling ; Team of oxen ; Churning butter ; Fun in the old days ; Herding cattle ; First calf ; Saddle horses ; World War II years ; War enemies meet in friendship --
Chapter 25. UFO sighted ; Flying Saucer story ; UFO's, are they for real ; Hayley's Comet --
Chapter 26. One man enlightens an age ; What happened to the feeder pig Capitol ; Had it's day ; Large herds necessary ; Purebred buisness ; Hampshire breed ; Loin Eye ; P.S.E. ; No leadership ; Missed the boat ; No more feeder pigs ; Western trip ; Almost die ; Jackie raised 10 kids ; Jackie's Motel ; Hungry FFA boys ; Jackie's remedies and rations ; Dinner guests from 5 counties ; Girls clean off table ; Bill and December 3 --
Chapter 27. Tornados ; First tornado ; Second tornado ; Major tornado ; No storm warnings ; Devastation ; Two in one year --
Chapter 28. Tops and stops the show ; First year in Kansas City ; Second year ; Third year ; Fourth year ; Auction Business why quit? ; Epilogue --
Chapter 29. Smith Gulley, Hood, Hinds & Ogle families --
Chapter 30. Bryan Godsy, Stringer & Alsup families.
Responsibility: Bob Hinds.

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