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Adjourned Session of Co. Commissioners,
The couni,/ .^aimissioners of Brown
Couatv, Minnesota, met Wednesday, Ju
ly 21st, 1897, at 10 o'clock a. m., pur
suant to adjournment.
The Board proceeded to open bids foi
county physicians and awarded the con
tract to the lowest bidders, as follows:
First district, Dr. L. A. Fritsche, $450.
00, second district, Dj. J. W. B. Well
come Jr., $250.00 third district, Dr. J.
C. Rothenburg, $150.00.
It was agreed to purchase 30 tons of
Centreville lump coal from Bingham
Bros, and 30 tons of Centreville lump
coal from H. Nagel at $3.10 per ton dev
livered at the courthouse.
The report of the Board of Audit was
read and ordered filed.
Resolved that the following personal
property taxes are to be abated, as ua
collectable, to-wit: E. Seeger,New Ulm,
$.56 Gust. Wendt, North Star, $.74 R
Larson, Sleepy Eye, $11.68 AUJJ. Schenk
North Star, $514 J. H. Schomberg,
Sleepy Eye, $.25 Van Winkle, Sleepy
Eye, $3.74 N. C. Davis, Sleepy Eye,
$ 95 Jos. Evanbach, Albin, $5.49 A. B.
Hubert, Burnstown, $1.89 C, Kumin,
Cottonwood, $4.02 J. D. La Marter,
Home, $.54 W. Windhorn, Staik, $1.73,
W. Wolfgang, Linden, $1.96 H.Walter,
Stately, $.68 Geo. Steindl, Stalely, $.61
C. E. Aimstiong, Stately, $.05 A. Ar
ker, Eden, $1.41, Chas. Ziske, Home.
$1 20, M. Zschunke, New Ulm, $.04.
On motion Board proceeded to audit
bills with the county attorney.
J. B. Augustine, railroad fare for
Mrs. Fromberg from Spiing
field to New Ulm. $1.00
C. Halverson, inspecting bridges,
looking aftei pooi, mileage 23.20
J. B. Augustine, hauling lumber, re
pamng Leavenwoith bridge 30.00
J. B. Augustine, breaking ice at
Burns budge and mileage 4.40
A. Richartz, looking after budges
and road and mileage 12.60
Petry Bios., piinting for C'k of C't. 12.00
Volksblatt Pub. Co., printing for
Judge of Probate 42.15
E. Brandt, printing for Judge of
Alonzo Pickle, juroi and mileage fees 1.12
Edward Casey, 1.12North-east
C. Arveson, 1.12quarter
Maik Cane, 1.12109
Jesse Palmer, 1.12SthP.M.,
J. James, 1.12lic
W. M. Murhii, 1,12said
John L. Kiefer, 1.12ter
H. G. Hayes, publishing proceed
ings of Maich sess., $13, all'd. 6.60
H. G. Hayes, publishing leport of
Board of Audit, $1.80, allowed 1.20
H. G. Hayes, publishing notice of
State Fire Warden, 11.40, all'd 4.56
Michael Fohl, 1 day as interpreter
in G. Kramei case 1.00
Michael Fohl, 1 day as interpretei
in Dauei case 2.00
D. J. C. Rothenbuig, coioner's fees
and mileage 13.00
Dr. J. W. B. Wellcome Sr., deputy
coioner's fees and milage 10.00
jj. G. Hays, publishing tax judg
ment sale notice 1.74
Louis Buengei, coffin for Elizabeth
On motion meeting adjourned to 2
.o'clock p. in.
Board, met pursuant to adjournment
att continued to audit bills.
A. J. Eckstein, medicine for Mrs*
New Ulm Review, publishing pro
ceedings of March session 2.47
F. A. Wright, publishing proceed
ings of March session and notice of
sale of brilge lumber, $5.20, all'd 3.17
Kretsch & Brust, teams to bridges
and town Stark 5.50
Geo.Boock,surveying road and plat 15.00
B. Gruenenfelder, removing pump .75
H. Schleuder and F. Brust, diving
for body of Grunuert inCottonwood
river, $5.00, allowed 3.00
On motion the bill of the Village of
Sleepy Eye, which was acted upon
July 14th, allowing $100.00, was re
considered and the whole amount of
Agreed to allow Jim Nelson of
Burnstown $4.00 per month out of the
poor fund until furtbei order.
Auditor was authorized to ascertain the
costs of having the juror chairs ex
changed for some that are more comfor
Com. Augustine reported the necessity
of having the entire Burnstown bridge
raised, but on account of a lack of money
in the road and bridge funds, the matter
was laid over for the next session.
The petition for a county road be
tween Sigel and Mi^ford was on motion
granted and the final commissioners' or
der on county road, recorded in full,
STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY CF BROWN
Whereas, a petition signed by thirty
six tieeholdeis of said County, praying
for the laying out of a certain highway
in said County, as heruiafter described,
was laid before this Board at its sesaon
commencing on the 18th day of March
A. D. 1897, by the Auditor of said Coun
ty, and this Boaid being satisfied that at
least thirty days' notice that said peti
tion would be piesented to this Board
at its said session had been duly given
piior to said session, in manner and form
as by law required and this Board hav
ing at its said session aforesaid, and on
the 19tti day of Maich A. D. 1897, by
its written order duly given and made,
appointed from the members of this
Board a Committee to examine' such
proposed laying out of a highway, to
wit: Commencing at the North-wes
corner of the South-west quarter of sect
j, tion No. Thirty-two (32), in Township
No. One Hundred and Ten (11Q), North
of Range No. Thirty-tfne (31) West, run
ning thence South on the Section lines
to the Southwest corner of the North
west quarter of the North-west quarter
of Section No. Eight (8), in Township
No. One Hundred ana Nine (109) North
of Range No. Thirty-one (81) West, there
to terminate, said proposed road begin
ning and terminating in a public high
way and the hue above described to be
the center line of said piopo&ed road,
which said Committee,after having com
pleted their examinations, did make
their report of their proceedings in man
ner and form as by law required, and
thereby recommended that the prayer of
said petitioners should be granted a co
py of which said committee's report was
duly returned and laid before this
Board at its next session thereafter, com
mencing on the 12th day of July A. D.
1897 and whereas, at a meeting of the
said Board of County Commissioners,
commencing on the 12th day of July A.
D. 1897, the same being the meeting at
which the Committee's report was pre
sented, the prayer of said petition was
considered and determined by this Board
and a majority of the Board so agreeing:
It is ordered and decreed hereby, that the
prayer of said petition be and the same is
granted, and said highway is herebv laid
out so as to run according to said Com
mittee's report by courses and distances
as follows, to-wit:
Beginning at a point in the public
highway at the East Section corner
of Section No. 31, Township No. 110,n
North, of Range No. 31, West of the 5.
P. M., thence running at a variation of
8 degrees 50 minutes East, South 27 de
*es 40 minutes, West 7-38 chains,implements
thence South 11 degrees, West 6.86
chains, thence South 12 degrees 40 min
utes, East 5 68 chains, thence south 23
degiees 35 minutes, East 5.24 chains,Leavenworth
thence bouth 40 degrees 30 minutes,
East 16.55 chains to the South-east cor
ner of section 31 as above described,
thence at a variation of 8 degrees 10
minutes East along Section line South
18.10 chains, thence South 19 degrees
30 minutes, West 6 chains, thence South
52 degrees, East 2.20 chains to the post
on Section line 50 links South of Cotton
wood tiee £4 inches diameter, thence
South along Section line 14 44 chains to
East Section corner ot Section No.
six (6) Township No. 109 North, of
Range No. Thirty-one (31) West of the
5th P. M., to point in ground, thence
South 40.14 chains to the South-east
corner of Section No. 6, Township No.
109 North of Range No. Thiity-one
West of the 5th P.^M., thence South 20
chains to the South-eastvcorner of the
quarter of the North-east
of Section No. 7, Township No.
North, of Range No. 31 West of the
intersecting these with the pub
highway running East and South,
line above described being the cen
of said proposed road.
And it is further ordered, that the
County Auditor notify the Supervisors
of the several towns through which such
road is laid out of the fact of such lay
ing out and that they stall cause to be
opened so much of said highway as lies
in their respective towns.
And whereas, certain land owneis ovei
whose lands said road passes have not
released all claims to damages sustained
by reason of laying out and opening the
same, and not having agreed with them
upon the amount of such damages,
though we applied to them, and each of
them, for that purpose, and endeavored
to make such agreement, this Board pro
ceeded to assess the same at what we
deemed just and right to each individu
al land owner with whom we could not
agree, taking into account and estimat
ing the advantages and benefits the high
way will confer on each land owner, as
well as all disadvantages, and this Board
have assessed and hereby do assess the
damages to each as follows, to-wit:
John J. Schroepfer. owner of South
west Quarter of Sec. 5, Township 109,
Range 31, Damages none.
Andreas Seifert, owner of South-east
Quarter of South-east Quarter, Sec. 6,
Township 109, Range 31, Damages none.
Andreas Seifert, owner of Noith-east,
Quarter, of South-east Quarter Section 6
Township 109, Range 31, Damages none.
Andreas Seifert, owner of North-east
Quarter of North-east Quarter, Section
7, Township 109, Range 31, Damages
Andreas Seifert, owner of North-west
Quarter of North-west Quarter, Section
8, Township 109, Range 31, Damages
In wittness whereof, the Ghairman,
of this Board has hereunto set his hand
and affixed our seal at New Ulm in said
County this 21st day of July A. D., 1897.
(Seal) Fr. Schubert,
Chanman of Board of County
Commissioners of Brown
Attest County, Minn.
L. G. Vogel,
County Auditor, and ex
officio Clerk of Board.
CountyBoard of Eoualization Session, Ju
The county commissioners of Brown
county, Minn.,—F. Schubert, J. B. Aug
ustine, P. D. Raverty, C. Halverson, A.
Richartz—and the county auditor met
as a county board of equalization, Mon
day, July 19th, 1897, at 1:30 o'clock,
p. m., and, each first being duly sworn,
organized by electing F. Schubert as
Ou motion the Board proceeded to ex
amine and compare the different assess
ment lists of the towns as returned by
On petition of Peter Christensen of
Sleepy Eye, it was agreed that his person
al property assessment be reduced to $5,
Agreed to raise the assessment of per
sonal property of the Linden and Cote
tonwood Creamery 50 per cent, of the
Albin Creamery 5ft per cent, of the Si
gel Creamery 25 per cent of the Sleepy
Eye Creamery 14 2-T per cent, and re
duce that of the Milford Creamery* 16f
per cent and of the Evan Creamery 20
Agreed to reduce the personal prop
erty assessment of Aug. Schwerdtfeger
Agreed to raise the personal property
of the Eagle Roller Mill Co. $250.00, of
the New Ulm Boiler Kill Co. $200.00,
of the Sleepy Eye Roller Mill Co. $195.
00. and the Springfield Roller Mill Co.
On motion the meeting adjourned to
9 o'clock A. M.~next day. 3
Board met pursuant to adjournment
at 9 o'clock A. M. All members pres
On motion it was agreed to raise the
assessed valuation of goods and mer
chandise 5 per cent throughout the coun
Mrs. Laudenschlager was raised $100.
On motion it was resolved to recon
sider the action taken in the assessment
of P. Christensen and the Board decided
to reduce his personal property assess
ment only to $6,275.00
Agreed to raise the assessed valuation
on wagons and carriages in Linden 100
per cent, in Cottonwood 3 per cent and
in Albin 2 per cent.
Agreed to raise household goods in
Albin 50 per cent, in Eden 10 per cent,
in Leavenworth 10 per cent, in Linden
15 per cent, in Sigel, 50 per cent and in
Stark 80 per cent, and lower the same
Home 15 per cent, in Milford 20 per
cent, in Prairieville 25 per cent and in
Burnstown 15 per cent.
Agreed to raise agricultural tools and
Albin 70 per cent, in
Burnstown 15 per cent and in Linden
25 per cent, and lower same in Home 20
per cent, in Lake Hanska 25 per cent, in
20 per cent, in North Star
10 per cent, in Prairieville 40 per cent
and in Stately 30 per cent.
On motion meeting adjourned to 2
o'clock p. m.
Board met pursuant to adjournment
at 2 o'clock p. m. All members present.
Stately was reduced $287.00 on dogs.
Agreed to raise the valuation on cows
in Stark 2 per cent, in Burnstown 2 perderful
cent and in Sleepy Eye 1 per cent.
Aftei a two houi's debate on the mort
gage question raised by the Board
of Review of New Ulm, it was resolved
to lay the matter on the table until to
On motion meeting adjourned to 8
o'clock a. m., tomorrow.
Board met pursuant to adjournment
at 8 o'clock a. m.
Agreed to raise the assessed valuation
on household goods and furniture 2 per
cent and on agricultural tools and imcan
plements 3 per cent in the county.
Agreed to raise Schell's brewery $500,
Hauenstein's brewery $500, Schmuck
er's brewery $250, Bender'sbrewery $100,
Sleepy Eye brewery $250.
On motion it was unanimously agreed
to deduct from the mortgages as listed
by the Board of Review of New Ulm
of the amount as returned to the Audi
tor by the assessor.
The minutes of the session were then
read and approved.
On motion the Board adjourned.
F. Schubert, Chairman of the
Board of Equalization.
Louis G. Vogel,
Co. Auditor and Ex-officio Clerk
of the Board of Equalization
For The G. A. B. Encampment
to be held at Buffalo, N. Y. Aug. 23rd
to 28th inclusive, tickets will be sold
over the Nickel Plate Road at $10.50
for the round trip. Good going Aug.
21st, 22nd and 23rd.
The Nickel Plate Road is the short
line between Chicago and Buffalo* and
is equipped with the most modernly
constructed day coaches awl* luxurious
sleeping and dining cars. Colored Port
ers are in charge of the day coaches, and
the facilities for the comfort of patrons
is unsurpassed. Commander-in-Chief
Clarkson has selected this- line foi the
transportation of himself and staff, and
respectfully invites hi* comrades to join
Mr. J. Y. Calahaa, Gen'L Agent, 111
Adams St. Chicago, 111. will be pleased
to furnish all information in regard to
train service, etc. Depot 12th and Clark
The Hiokel Hate Boad
has been selected by Commander-in
Chief Clarkson for the transporation of
himself and staff to the G. A. B- En
campment to be held at Buffalo, N. Y.
Aug. 23rd to 28th. Tickets will be on
sale Aug. 21st, 22nd and 23rd at rate of
$10.50 for the round trip.
This will afford an opportunity to the
comrades now living in the great"west
and north-west to once more visit home
friends,and shake hands with those with
whom they fought shoulder to shoulder
in the great Civil War.
For lull information call on or address
J.Y.Calahan, Gen'l Agent, or H. Thome,
G. P. &. T. A., Il Adams St. Chicago,
Remember that a cheap rate excursion
to Lake Mionetonka, Minneapolis and
St. Paul, will be run by the Minneapo
lis & St. Louis R. R. on August 8th.
Those desiring con return on special
trains that evening, leaving Minneapolis
7:00 p. m., or can return Monday morn
ing on the regular train which leaves
Minneapolis at 9:15. This is a great op
portunity to visit the cities and takes
for a day outing. Dcn't fail to come.
Rate for the round trip from Wiuthrop
$1.25. MAi 31
We advise the young people of this
vicinity, who are thinking of attending
a busjness collegetocorrespond with the
Mankato Commercial CJollege. Compe
tent teachers, and actual business, from
the start have placed the school .in the
foremost rank. Six or eight months
spent there will equip you with an
cation worth ten times the cost.
Three rooms, formerly occupied by
Alb. E. OJsen, with option of an addi
tional large room at the end of this
summer. Closet, pantry, city water, cis
tern water and, sewerage in connection
with rooms. F. LEIBOLD.
All ladies are invited to call at Ruem
ke & Hucvelmann'8 store next Wednes
day and Thursday, July 28th and 29th
when a lady representative of the Ar
mour Soap Co., of Chicago will be pres
ent to show them th*1 merits of Armour's
White Soap. By its application she
will be able to remove grease spots and
dean kid gleves.
Mo-To-Bso for Fifty Cents.
Guaranteed tobacco habit cure, makes weak
menstrong, blood pure. 60c, 9L All druggists.
Geo. Dayton handles the Western Cot
tage Organs and the L. B. Merrifield pi
anos. Parties desiring to know any
thing of the merits of the latter, mav
satisfy themselves by consulting Mr.
Now is the time to buy sweat pads.
Forster Bros., the harness dealers, sell
Educate Ytnu Bowels With Cascarets.
Candy Cathartic, cure constipation forever
10c,25c. ItC C.C (ail, druggistsrefund money.
Two gills to do kitchen and dining
room work. Will pay $ 1 a eek. Send
refeiences. Dr. G. F. LePaul.
Old papers for sale
at the Review of-
Forstt Bros, keep thp finest line of
Lap Dusleis of any house in the city.
Everybody Says So.
Cascarets Candy Cathartic, the most, won
medical discoverv of the age, pleas
ant and refreshing to the taste, act gently
and positively on kidneys, liver and bowels,
cleansing the entire system, dispel colds,
cure headache, fever, habitual constipation
and biliousness. Please buy and try a box
'of C. C.C to-dajul0,25,S0cents Sold and
guaranteed to cure by all druggists.
State of Minnesota, I „_ In Probate Court.
County of Brown,
Special Term. July 19th, 1897.
In the matter of the estate of Wilhelm
On Reading and Filing the Petition of
Carl Lindemann, Administrator, setting
forth the amount of personal estate that
has come into his hands, the disposition
thereof, and how much remains undis
posed of, the amount of debts outstanding
against said deceased, as far as the same
be ascertained the legacies unpaid
and a description of all the real estate, ex
cepting the homestead of which said de
ceased died seized, and the condition and
value of the respective portions or lots
thereof the persons interested in said es
tate, with their residences and praving
that license be to him granted to sell all
of said real estate. And it appearing by
said petition that there is not sufficient
personal estate the hands ot said Ad
ministrator to pay said debts, the legacies
or expenses of administration, and that it
is necessary for the payment of such
debts, legacies or expenses, to sell all of
said real estate,
it I»Therefore Ordered. That all persons
interested in said estate appear before
this Court on Saturday the 14th day of
August, 1807, at 10 o'clock A. SL, at the
Courthouse in the City of New Ulm*, at the
Probate office, in said County, then and
there to show cause (if any there he) why
license should not be granted to said ad
ministrator to sell so murh of the real
'estate of said deceased as shall be neces
sary to pay is-uch debts, legacies or expen-
And It Is Farther Ordered. That? this
order shall be publishedonce in each'week
for three successive weeks prior to said
ofay of heating, in the New Ulm Review, a
weekly newspaper printed)and published
at the city of New Ulm, in said County.
Dated at NewUlm, Minn., this 19th day
of July. A 1X1897.
By the Court,
(Seal.) 2931 Judge of Probate.
SHERIFF S SALE.
3y Virtue of an Execution, issued out of*
and under the Seal of the District Court*
in and for tbe«L.ounty of Brow*, and State
of Minnesota, upon a judgment rendered
and docketed in.the said Court on the 25th-'
day of September, A. D. 1895, ia an actios
wherein Charles-Sommer is Plaintiff, and
Christ Christonfaerson is Defendant, in fa
vor of the Plaintiff
against the said
Defendant, for the of On* Hundred
forty eight and 10-190 Dollars, which exe
cution was directed and delivered to me
as Sheriff in and tor the said County of
Brown. I have this 17th day of July, A. D.
1807, levied upon the right,title and inter
est of the said Defendant Christ Christo
pherson ia and to the following described
real property, in Brown Counts. State of
Minnesota, to-wi*: The South East Quar
ter of the South Bast quarter of Section
No. twenty-three (23 also the Smith East
quarter ot ths North West quartet and the
South West quarter of the North East
quarter ot Section No. Twenty-six (26) all
in Township No.. One Hundred sad Eight
(108) North of Bangs No. Thirty-one (31)
dersignedx as Sh
Notice is hereby given, That I» the un
-ersigned as Sheriff, as aforesaid, will
sell the above described real property to
the highest bidder, for cash, at pubic auc
tion at the front door of the Coart-house,
in the City at New Ulm, in theCounty of
Brown and State of Minnesota,, on Thurs
day the 9th day of September„A. D. 1897.
at 10o'clock A.M., of that day, to satisfy
the said Execution*together with the in
terest and costs thereon.
Dated July 22ndA. D. 1897.
Sheriff of Brown County, Minn.
Jos. A. Eckstein.
New Ulm. Minn.
A GREAT PLEASURE TRIP CHEAP.
The Minneapolis & St. Louis-Railroad
constantly strives to provide facilities
for both business and recreation excur
sions at such times and for such low
rates as to meet with the greatest pop
ular approval. The grand climax will
be reached on August 8th ^Sunday) with
an excursion to Lake Minnetonka, Min
neapolis and St. Paul in celebration of
the bountiful harvest, at rates which
challenge criticism. The Harvest Special
train will reach the cities at 10:30 a. m.
add leave returning at 1:00 p. m. Those
desiring can return on regular train
Mond&y morning, leaving Minneapolis
at 9:15 without extra charge.
The lakes are beautiful. The cities
never looked more inviting. The many
tall buildings, miles of clean asphalt
paving, lows of beautiful shade trees,
fine residences and lawns, well kept
parks with flowers, green grass, trees,
lakes," water fowl etc, statues, including
the latest great monument of Ole BulL
Space does not permit us to tell the half
*M* what may be seen all^ in one day and
so cheaply that none can afford to re-mann's
main away. Join the Harvest Special
excursion Sunday, August 8th, on the X.
& St L. Road. Train will leave Win
thropat 8 itS a. m. Rate for the round
trip fl.25, 31
Now offers for sale a full line of Garden and Grass Seeds.
Timothy, Red and White Clover, Red Top,
Millet, Blue Grass and other Lawn See
This is also the season when the small boy is in his glory We car
ry a full line of ^r
Marbles, Base Balls, Catchers Gloves **4 li
arid Mitts, Bats and all kinds of Sporting Goods/
RAINTS, OILS and BRUSHES.
PRICES THE LOWEST.
For fifie Confections it will pay to call
On "W. Eibner" for he can please you all.
The finest Bread, Cakes and Pies you'll see
At "EIBNER'S BAKERY".
None with "Eibner" in New Ulm can compete
Or show a tiist class Bakeiy as complete
It matteis not, what your needs may be
Visit "EIBNER'S BAKERY."
Bread like Mother made, do not foi get,
Free from all adulteiation you heie can get
Wedding and Biithday Cakes aie a specialty
At "EIBNER'S BAKERY.
While in New Ulm you chance to stay
To "Eibners" first class Bakeiy a visit pay.
A fiist class meal or lunch vou can get all day
At "EIBNER'S BAKERY."
W. Eibnei at all times will try
Farmers' and Residents' Needs to supply,
Fresh goods only, on sale you will see
At "EIBNER'S BAKERY."
TINWARE. RAINTS. BRUSHES.
SAWS. AXLE GREASE. OfLS.
Of which we keep the largest ass®rtment. Please give us a call
as our prices are the lowest and our goods are the best.
PAUL SAID TO TlflOTHY.
"Take a little wine for thy stomach's sake." He might just as well have
aaid beer and if he had beea living todays he would have recommend some one of
these popular favorites.
HERMANN'S BRAEU. RttJSENER
OULMBAOHER. OR KAISER.
We keep them all ia any quantity you want.'
Jos. Bobleter, Pres. E. G. Koefc, Vice. Pres. F. Krook, Cfeshier.
NEW ULM, MINN.
goJd d£ (apft&t, $50,000. boef gefeef&I bartting bdsioe^
Ins\irsLEioe. SteamsUl^ Tioltets
Accounts of Corporations^ Finns and Individuals Solicited upon the
most liberal terms consistent vrith good banking.
Whenyouwant your, memey's worth, of the
fiaucr)$tcit)f$ Celebrated Been
Pleasant to the Taste. Pure Qualily. Agree
able in its Effects.,^Call for the Celebrated Her-'
ms NSW ULM MINN.