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JIM: Research origin of Bomar Heights, then College Hill

. . . away from the noise of the business section and on an elevation that commands the view in every direction. . . heretofore the happy home of ticks and chiggers.

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The following article from the February 12, 1902 Adair County News relates indirectly to the "History, Please: Who lived here in the '50s, '60s" CM photo posted today (Tuesday. December 23, 2014), Oddly enough, I came across this yesterday in the course of other research.
"In the early spring Mr. N.M. Tutt and John N. Conover will put on the market 25 or 30 one-half acre lots and if any one desires to come to our town, to be in reach of a good school [the Male & Female High School] and other conveniences not found in the country, no trouble will be in the way to secure a desirable location.

"The above mentioned property lies on the beautiful plateau south of the M. & F. High School--one of the most desirable locations in the entire town, away from the noise of the business section and on an elevation that commands the view in every direction.

"They will sell lots to desirable parties who will put up good buildings, at the lowest price. We predict that many neat cottages will soon adorn College Hill, heretofore the happy home of ticks and chiggers.

Columbia is growing--expanding, falling out of the old ruts.
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