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Colorings. If yon have artistic tastes and delight in perfect harmony of colors, yon should come here to select your wall papers. There are artists in the wall paper busi ness and we have the handiwork of the best of them. In picking this seasons stock we ran across some with magnificent color schemes, and we would hate to have yon miss seeing them. Would like to have yon come early, and thns secure just the design that will snit you best. I. HI. HELMEY & CO. THE COBWEB DRUB STUPE, ISMC M. HELMEY, Mgr. Phone 75. Canton, S. D. Otto Johnson of Highland was in town Saturday. John Brenner, one of the best farm1 ers in Lincoln Connty was in town Sat urday. The east end sewer from the court house got filled with fine sand and had to be operated upon. The C. C. Club met with Mrs. Lydia Fowler last Saturday and held a very enjoyable session. The temperance vote is stronger in Canton today than it was two years ago, than it was one year ago, and the temperance people must present a unit ed front and vote for no licence. Attention Veterans. Commissioner of pensions has issued a general order which reads as follows: At the age of sixty-two years all old soldies of the civil war who have an hororable discharge can be placed on the pension roll at 96 P®* month, at the age of sixty-five $7., at the age of sixty-eight at $10. and at the age of seventy at 13. per month. This order takes effect April 13, 1904. I will be ready to receive applications on and after said date. D. H. HAWN, Pension Attorney. State tax State Institute Insane County General County School County Bridge County Institute District Schools Townships Canton City Lennox Hudson Worthing Bercsford Fairview Hurrisburg Redemption Salary Sale and Lease of School Lands State of S. 1). Permanent School Fund... Permanent School Fund Interest Public School Library Fund Canton City Sewer Tax Fund Sheriff Fees and Delinauent Tax Fund Game Fund.* Beresford sewer Fund Totals Less accounts overdrawn Total cash in hands of Treasurer. Farmers' and Merchants Bank of Worthing Total. STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA. 1 County Auditor and clerks County Treasurer, deputy and clerks Register of Deeds and deputy County Judge Sheriff. Deputy and Bailiffs Superintendent of Schools Coroner, witnesses and jurors Surveyor Commissioners of Insanity County Commissioner, 1st district County Commissioner, 2nd district County Commissioner, 3rd district District Attorney Clerk of Circuit and County Court Attorney and Referee by order of court.... Stenographer Petit and Grand Jurors fees Witness fees, circuit and county court Justico of the Teace, jurors and witnesses justice court ASSETS OF COUNTY IN DETAIL. Total amount of school money loaned se cured by mortgages and bonds $ 35 300 00 Unpaid Tax. 1903. 50 035 20 Unpaid Tax, 1902 2 098 8a Unpaid Tax, 1901 1 ''80 4.) Unpaid Tax. 1900 and prior 6 59 94 STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA [SEAL] Commissioner's Proceedings. Continued from First Page further appearing from said report tnat the said ditch, drain or water course is a public benefit and utility and conducive to the public health, convenience and welfare. It is. by the Board of County Com missioners, ordered that the said ditch, drain or watercourse be estab lished and constructed as prayed for in said petition and as reported in the said report of the said viewers, and it is further order.ed that an order be made to the said viewers to meet on the said lands and finish the work al ready begun, as provided by law. Done at the regular Session of the Board of County Commissioners of said Lincoln County at the Court House in the City of Canton, Soutli Dakota, on this (ith day of April, 1904. Jail inspected and found in good condition. Adjourned to meet April 7, 1904. Ai'llll. 7, 1904. The following claims were allowed Chas Kettleson, caring for .Iohn Bergstrom from Feb. 2 to April 9 45 00 Jacob Kehm, digging graves 3 50 Joe Gillen, digging graves 2 50 Claude Robinson, moving Mrs. Farmer and draying 1 75 Frank Arnold, caring for John Hansen 3 75 Frank Arnold, board and caring for John Hansen 5 25 Farmers Lumber Company, coal for poor and material to repair jail 01 36 Kranz Bros., coal for poor 17 50 Matt Sehoenauer, board for in sane patients 69 50 Repp & Moulton, rent for Hanson and Hougen for Jan. Feb. and March 9 00 L. L. Redfield, money advanced for transportation for Mrs. Farmer's children 2 75 Bragstad & Johnson, one pair of shoes for Mrs Gotheim 1 50 Laxson Bros, mdse. for poor 20 95 E Thayer, mdse for poor 6 23 Canton Grain Company, coal for Mrs. Farmer 4 20 I Helmey, medicine for paupers 49 30 Lewis & Son, mdicine for poor 11 65 A Noid, medicine for poor 5 00 Oehman & Ovre, shaving prison ers 50 W Slade, money advanced for poor 489 22 W Slade, money advanced on miscellaneous vouchers 115 79 A Jamieson, publishing 15 00 Robt O Schaber, publishing and QUARTERLY STATEMENT. Auditor's and Treasurer's Detailed Exhibit of Receipts and Disburse ments in the County of Lincoln, for the Quarter Ending Mar. 31,1904, Showing Amount of Funds in the Treasury and where Deposited. TREASURER'S EXHIBIT. Dr. Bal. Acc't over drawn Pre vlousQr. Cr. Bal. Previous Quarter. Cash Re ceipts this Quarter, 7*92 174 53 1 767 34 1 161 36 555 00 171 21 44 35 3 369 7 456 66 3 500 00 698 45 36 80 462 24 $26 776 38 893 875 62 Funds Where Deposited. Currency and Coin and cash items Amount in banks (Lincoln County Bank, First National Bank. Farmers' State Bank. Exchange Bank of Lennox. Hudson State Bank, Sioux Valley Bank, Peoples Security Bank of Worth ing, Bank of Fairview. Bank of Harrlsburg, Lennox State Bank. State Bank of Worthing) COUNTY OF LINCOLN, W. K. Slade, treasurer, being duly sworn doth say that the above exhibit is a true and correct statement of the financial condition of Lincoln county, as appears by his books. Subscribed and sworn to before mc this 6th day of April. 1904. CHAS. KCNDKHT. [SEAL] County Auditor. AUDITOR'S EXHIBIT. Detailed List of Warrants Issued During Quarter. $ 415 00 443 32 448 75 225 00 305 15 395 70 14 00 IB 70 102 00 41 80 196 90 51 95 300 00 92 00 691 10 227 24 129 75 Carried forward $4 176 9fi COUNTY OF LINCOLN. Clias. ICundert. Auditor, being first duly sworn, doth say that the Treasurer's exhibit hereon is a true an correct statement of the financial condition of Lincoln county as appears by his books, and that the Auditor's exhibit is a true and correct statement of all warrants drawn on the treasury during the duarter, and that the statements of assets and liabilities is true and correct. Subscribed and sworn to before me this 8th day of April, 1904. stationery 34 75 Noahr, publishing and stationery 28 63 S Hatlestad, publishing 22 25 N Nash & Son, publishing and supplies 177 Arthur Linn, publishing "and supplies 128 99 Wore/., funeral expenses for the following Mrs. A Lanning Ole Gotheim John Hansen Dr. James O Lee, medical services rendered Mrs Mc- Falden Dr S A Young, quarantine established and fumigating Dr Smith, medical aid for paupers lletlesater, investigating con tagious deseases at Worth ing 47 40 872 085 53 Brought forward $ 4 Physicians for poor, board of health, and commissioners of insanity Poor relief Books and stationery Printing and Advertising Elections Lights and Fuel and repairs Co. Bid Building and repairing county bridges 2 Boarding prisoners Repairs of county buildings Game'Fund Janitor Text Books Furniture and fixtures Miscellaneous 20 49 25 24 15 51 50 10 00 00 48 00 W Towle, balance due on steel bridge over Sioux River near Shindiar Farmers' Lumber Company, bridge material 6 10 24 12 9 84 John Upon the application of Mrs, Van Bockern and the allldavit of W. E. Folken the assessor of Perry Township for the year 1903, it ap pears that the said Mrs. Van Bockern was erronousiy assessed for the n| lots 1 and 2 swj quarter section 30, 99 and 51, in that she was assessed $1920 when in fact the said tract of land should have been assessed at $825. Therefore be it resolved that a refunding order in the sum of $24.50 be issued to the said Mrs. John Van Bockern, this being the amount for which she was erronousiy assessed. Upon reading the allldavit of Aug. Swanson it appears that his personal property in the amount of $670 was assessed in school district number 9, when in fact said property was kept in school district number 33, in Dayton Township. The difference in the taxes in the two districts is 2 mills making in his taxes a difference of $1.34 Therefore be it resolved that_a refunding order be issued him for the said amount. And the Auditor is hereby instructed to draw a refunding order for said amount. It appearing from the tax list for the year 1903, that James L. Bobbins was assessed for the west one-half of lot 3 in section 7 township 100 range 49 for 37.86 acres, when in fact said lot contains but 20 acres and upon reading the affidavit of said James L. Robbins it appears that he was over taxed on said tract of land to the amount of $3.12 and he having paid said taxes on said land. Therefore on motion it is ordered that a refunding order be issued to him for the said amount of $3.12.' It appearing from the tax list for Dr. Bal. Amt. over drawn at end of Qr. Disburse ments this Quarter. 435 40 $18 675 32 26 00 2 076 28 10 211 1 536 74 6 646 71 38 00 25 874 72 6 493 03 4 629 37 61 Cr. Cash on Hand. 318 189 06 $ 921 66 26 00 1 190 34 14 674 63 1 769 80 4 197 07 45 80 13 696 98 3 565 82 3 440 23 222 11 829 89 22 77 144 08 3 24 947 68 13 CIS 62 3 742 OS 616 45 7 80 3 346 74 687 89 543 03 19 18 40 58 22 65 8 56 8 555 07 3 508 96 3 065 19 sn "i5 424 48 3 615 10 1 731 16 774 16 33 01 45 24 13 193 88 775 92 2 392 or 8 423 13 3 550 00 843 19 8 32 09 622 32 12 180 76 3 37 138 56 716 49 "iid'io 2 745 02 194 h9 505 00 27 53 4^0 36 03 4*80 5 00 31 80 402 24 74 93 $48 641 40 74 93 48 560 47 $ 5 470 91 43 095 56 $48 566 47 W. K. SLADE, Treasurer. 176 96 787 90 22(1 55 289 45 281 70 898 82 189 00 120 00 145 91 417 69 Total... $9 533 98 LIABILITIES OF COUNTY IN DETAIL. Total amount of school money received up to date Bonds outstanding.. $34 805 00 none CHAS. KUNDERT. GEORGE OLSON, Notary Public. SSfclfiS Everything in the year 1901 that the Deering Harvester Co. was assessed in the Tillage of Worthing for $300, for one binder and one mower and upon read ing the affidavits of A. W. Hawn and J. C. Kuhns, the agent of the Deering Harvester Co. On motion it is here by ordered that said assessment be re duced to the amount cf $55.00. The Audtior is hereby instructed to correct the tax list. Adjourned to meet April 8,1904. APRIL 8,1904. Day spent in checking up the auditor's and treasurer's offices. Report of Commissioners of Insanity for the quarter ending Mar. 31, 1904. In the alleged insanty of Jane Jenkins. Found insane and com mitted for treatment. Cuthbert, judge's fees $ 12 25 Brown, attorney's fees 6 00 Dr Lewis, physician's fees 11 00 Mrs James Weddle, witness fees 2 00 Eli Kewley, witness fees 2 00 Mrs W Jones, witness fees 2 00 Bote, witness fees 2 00 Elling Opsal, sheriff's fees 15 00 In the matter of the alleged insani ty of Jennie Whittaker, (Mar.l, '04) Canton's We have just received a large and elegant line of Elegant Wall Paper Bass Ball Gssds Caps for Men and boys. BRISTOL STEEL FISHING RODS, REELS, Phantom Minnows, Spoon Hooks, and Jointed Fish Poles from 25c to $7.50. Reels from 25c to $8.00. Patient discharged Cuthbert, judge fees 10 50 Brpwn, attorney fees 6 00 Lewis, physician fees 0 00 Elling Opsal, sheriff fees 7 90 In the matter of the alleged insani ty of Ida Webiel. Found Insane and committed for treatment Cuthbert, judge's fees $ 15 00 Brown, attorney fees 8 00 Lewis, physician fees 13 00 Rudolph Gerkin, witness fees 1 10 Mrs Gerkin 1 10 Busckohl 1 10 Enigh Busckohl 1 10 August Weible 1 10 Joe Burns 1 10 Mrs Dede 1 10 Sullivan 1 10 Elling Opsal, sheriff fees 9 40 Martin Shank, 13 35 In the matter of the alleged insani ty of John Bergstrom. Found insane and committed for treatment Cuthbert, judge's fees 11 50 IIJ Brown, attorney's fees 6 00 Lewis, physician's fees 11 00 Magnus Bergstrom witness fees 1 10 Mrs. John Bergstrom 1 10 Elling Opsal, sheriff's fees 7 00 Spring and Summer Soods Go to, Noid's Drug Storo PAINTS mm View of Noid's Wall Paper and Paint Department. Exclusive Dry Goods Store that we are offering at very low prices. We call special attention to our line of jCadies' flress Skirts and llJalking Skirts, The Colin Friedlander line of Toledo, Ohio, as to styles and workmanship there are none better made. We have the very latest in Lace Curtains, Lace Embroideries, Appliques, Ladies' Belts. Etc. Call and see them. Prices guaranteed. 12ic A regular Our price AGENTS STANDARD PATTERNS. quality DRESS GINGHAM just received- Schiager, per diem and mileage 39 50 After reading and approving the minutes the board of county com missioners adjourned sine die. Attest: N. SMITII, CHAS. KUNDERT, Chairman. County Auditor. —pvery time yon say John Anderson yon think of good furniture and car pets. Hanson & Sogn MAIN STREET, CANTON, S. D. At Prices Lower than the Lowest. Silver Spoons, Knives and Forks. Those who purchase $3.00 worth of goods at Noid's prug Store, will be presented with a ticket which will admit bearer to ball games or horse races this summer. DP. A. G. Noid CANTON, SOUTH DAKOTA. Organization of the Board of In sanity. FT Cuthbert 1 day's attendance $ 3 00 Brown 1 day's attendance 2 00 Lewis 1 day's attendance 2 00 The following claims were allowed: Cuthbert, salary for Jan.! Feb. and Mar. $225 00 Augustana College, for nursing smallpox patients 60 00 Asa Forest Jr., attorney's fees in the appointment of guardian, for Mrs. Farmer's children 1C 00 Adjourned to meet April 9,1904. APRIL 9,1904. Claims allowed as follows: N Smith, per diem and mileage 21 80 Win Cuppett, per diem and mileage 37 70 /Oc Notice the Change The undersigned has taken charge of the Arne Christopherson shop in Canton and announces to the public that he ia prepared to do all kinds of Blacksmithing Disc Sharpening By the Acme Sharpener, the only trw process. First Class Plow Work. llorseBhoeiiig A Specialty. 16 years experience warrants me in saying that my work will satisfy. Come and be convinced. Yonrs foe business, Frank Ehredt. p^lllc Mill. STANDARD Full Patent FLOUR When yon buy STANDARD FLOUR yon get the best. TRY IT. E. O. Hofstead, East Side of Conrt House. PflLflGE LIVERY STAPLE, pen BROS., Props. Corner of 4th and Main Streets. We do a general livery busi ness and invite your patronage. Single or double rigs at a moments notice.