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I . Mfeix /. if /t , / • i * ✓ . r»> / VOL 8, DUPUYER, TETON COUNTY MONTANA, THURSDAY DECEMBER, .9, iQou NO. 15; Proceedings of Comrrtisiioners Mjatani R3ffular Dacember Maeti ng. i C3SW.S3IONERS' PROCEEDING tU Board of County of Teton County (OFFICIAL ) Ohwpeau, Montana December 2,1901. Board met at the ofllce ul the county clerk at ltf a. m. Present, Chairman C. B. Perkins, Commissioners M. Connelly and Win VL Foster, and the clerk. Minute* of regular September meeting a.mi of of s[.ts : 'ial meetiagof 8t*ptouibar 9 were read and approved. Board vh si examined reports of coun ty and township officers for quarter end ing November 3 •, Id !l. I'oiiowing were approved :tn 1 ordared filed. A. . Warner, county cieik. Reports of warrants ism-d in p ym.-ntof salaries of cuuaiy otScers, amounting to S3,437.43 o.i c.int,iu5*enc /und and'81'J7ô.'-l on the gelter* I fund, a is«» warrant issued to John 1'. Wurptiy for right of way for er.iuty roa t, Î3Û) 0J. A. >'»'.ii'ii'M'. eoi ity clerk, .I'port of fees codec:« J am muting to @744.65, ' with tr Msur -r's receipt?» for same. Sterhng M.;D >.iaii, clerk district court, iiaport of fees collected,and paid . to treasurer, amounting to $114 0 ;. Sterling Me Dotai I, clerk district court. Report of warrants issued for per diem and mileage, September term of district court, amounting to $317.GO for witnesses and $373 80 for jurors. i I T. O. Larson, assessor. Riport ing 40 sp cial poor taxes an l 81.60. i personal property taxes, vith treasurer's receipts foj- stuue. James Strove, county attorney. No collection!:'. Taos. B. Magee, coroner, showing 2 in «quests held. Warrants issued for costs incurred. Item i>2"> Dr. W. B. Wine, far autopsy in .jase of Ohas. Williams, was disallowed, county having c »utract with Dr. Brooks for such aervi«33. Walt r "ithews surveyor. Report of work performed. Adjourn -1 » - > n. A i'TK ■ ; JON SESSION. i u »led at 2 p. m. All vmf, and continued ex •.!)• s Folio. vin. < were ordered filed: lor, s leiiff. Report of fees Board re i mem ! aminati i ; approved i>,< Geo. C. i\ a to $<32.i>0, with s recoi[ ah for same. just I ordered for ba - collected treasurer Geo. C. Taylor, su boarders. Warrar pense-, incurred. ,7. K. DeHaus, J P Clioteau township, j Report, m . criminal actions. Warranta ordered for ces:s incurred. C;i»a.-i. Parker J P Choteau township. 'Report «.-i crimiuai actions. Warrants ordered ..»r c '-?. > incurred. 1 Geo. W. M'i^.'ejJ P Dupuyer township Report of criminal actions, showing §15 lines collected and paid to treasurer. j Permission to leave state for period not to cxeoüU sixty days, was granted T. O. Larson, county ass s.sor. A Ijoarne 1 to 1.) a. tn. D.;c. 3. SF.30ND DAY. Dee. 3, loOl Board met at 10 a. in. All members present. Following sealed proposals were opened: T. Broo.c 4, medical attendance $634 for year. C. H. Drake, mepicines, etc. $250 for year. V/m. Bruce, ca of poor, per capita, per week oß.'.fo, bui ial of v paupers, each ij)35.0J. Annie Austad,-care of poor, per per ween $0.75, burlai of . paupers i 34.00. Final act'.'.'ii deferred. All riff. Report of jail capita each Report of Win Bruce,'poor contractor, f.howiu-.: 4 inmates cared 'for, was ex amined, approved and ordered filed. Petition was presented for proposed road b* gluing at N E corner Sec. 31, tp. 25 J, Range 4 W., thence running west about four miles. W. Mathews, L. O. Satie and S. F. Ralston Jr. were appoint ed viewers. i epurt of viewers on proposed road from Altyn to western line of Blackfeet reservation, w per .one intere ottered to said deferred until is taken up for hearing of ;ted. No objection was i-i.ad. out final action was Maren meeting. Adjourhed to 2 p. m. . ArTKi:NOUN SESSION, lijard reassembled at 2 p. lyembers present. a. All "Rpriort- Was nresented of viewers of' * ed roa / froft , SoHtVi ; est Rorn er See 3 to 21 N range 4 w. tn Sec. IS, ^ ^range. Board lixed j March 4, lîWlas the day lor hearing of | evidence from persons interested. I Report of G. W Walker J P Maria« ; township, for quarter ending Aug. 31, S 1901, was examined approved oud order- ; filed. Warrants ordered for cost3 in curred . Or lered that on 'presentation of proper ,.1-v t " " : ng for Marias bridge, clerk draw warra it for same in lUv'J' y> Adjourned t > 10 a. tn. Dec. 4. TIÏIHD DAY. Dec. 4,1901. Board met at 9 a. m. All members prose.it. and proceeded to audit claims against county. arraats or( i t ,red in payment of those allowed Adjoufned to 2 p. m. aetebmoon session. Board reassembled at 2 p. members present and continued business of auditing claims. Warrants weie or dered in payment of those allowed. Report of G W Walker, J 1* Marias t. ,j I ' township, for quarter ending Nov. 30, 1901, and report as acting coroner of it. quest held ou body of James McKillop, . was examined approved and ordered for costs in i filed. Warrants ordered icurred. Adjourned to 10 a. tn. Dec. 5. fourth day. Dec. 5,1901. Board met aflO a. in. I All members present and resumed con show-[«"deration of claims i Warrants were ordered in payment of against countv. ! those allowed. Adjourned to 2 p. ni. afternoon session . Board reassembled at 2 p. in. All j members present, and then proceeded to j visit residence of Mrs. Annie Austad to asc(;rtain facilities for caring for county poor, under her bid, and to examine road through Moore ranch. On return ing board continued examination of claims, an I ordered warrautsiu payment of t.hobe allowed. Affidavit of Emanuel Jacobs, Manager Sands Cattle & Band Co fo> rebate of taxes, was présenté , and being found a just claim, warrant was ordered in re bate. Adjourned to 10 a m D;U. 6. I FIFT.i DAY. 1001. Boa i d met Dc All mem Oers present. Raport of Joan î at 10 a Gordon county treasurer, for quarter ending Nov. 30, 1001, was taken up for consideration, j Lists of warrants paid were compared j wir. ii county cleric>. books found correct, j no.« arraats were cancelled as follows General fund Contiu„eut fund Road fund P..or fund District School funds.. District Road funds.. High Sciiool fund ,?2, 475 51 . 2. 351 88 . 504 25 . 2ö0 5C 4,000 01 . % 176 35 . 7ö4 59 $11,309 00 jî licain.as isivi'i, 0J was compared books and found T«ata! Treasurer's list amounting to ci2,81' wit u s'.ubs of lice usa correct. Adjourned to 2 p tn. Al'TKKNOON SESSION. Board reassembled ac 2 p m. All members present, and continued ex amination of treasurer's repor*". Following warrante on general fund having remained uncalled for more than one year, were cancelled: No lDi Sept. 12 1000, R S Brown. .SI 50 ! No 100 Sept 12,1000, T McL lin 1 50 Report was presented of viewer proposed road beginning at ne corner of ; öe 2. 31 tp 25 n, range 4 w. thence west about 4 miles to eastern terminus of] Corson and Teton Canyon road, and ! board fixed March 4, 1002, as the day for j hearing testimony tor and against such j road. : Petition was presented for certain ! changes in that portion of ttio Choteau j and Birch Creek road lying in township • 25 n range 5 west, and W Mathews, S F ! jLv.iUion Jr. and Leonard "Lounds were 1 appointed viewers. ! Petition was presented for discontin uaftce of old Dupuyer and Pondera road from town df Dupuyer to Dry Fork bridge, W. Mathews, Wm Cowgill and Thos B Magee were appointed viewers. I Petition presented for laying out new ' road from sec. 15, township 23 n, range 6 west to an intersection with North Fork road. Action postponed to. March i m.eetmg. Board resumed ^business of auditing claim« <w.in»t county, and ordered war rants drawu in payment of those allowed, Ordered that hereafter the county purveyor shall not be paid for r-ad sur veying uutil plats of survey s'aatl have been completed and tiled with county clerk. County clrrk presented the Annual Ftuaucial Statement of the county for tiseal year ending November 3J, 190 L. Same was read, approved, and ordered tiled Adjourned to 10 a m December 7. SIXTH DAY. Dec. 7, 1991. Board met at 10 a m. All members present, and continued examination of treasurer's report. Same was checked against county clerk's M aud ca8ll 0 balanC es were"found as follows: 1 General fund $22,113 85 Contingent fund 6,Giïl 54 Road fund (general) 5.44Jt 0J Poor fun " 2,035 5o bridge fund 17« 42 Sikiug fund 4,070 5Ü ; .enerat School fund 6,117 65 : Distùct School funds Personal property taxes institute fund Fisu and game warden fund.. District Road funds titaie fund . .>. •• Bounty fund Stock losp and Det fund Stock Indemnity fund ! Sheep Insp and lud fund High Sctiool fund Estate of Jos Scharbach 8,25 1 34 £>15 83 it) uo 2-18 48 218 45 6,354 50 2,7tJ8 78 560 54 37 84 260 90 2,312 30 144 05 employ a deputy for the y ear 1902, at aslary of one thousand dollars per year, Ordered that warrants drawn in favor §6'» 14° 73 ' Board' then authorized county clerk to | of persous who are delinquent on their personal property taxes ehall not be de livered until such delinquent taxes shall have been paid. Adjourned to 2 p m. afternoon session. at 2 p All j I counted and found correct, correspond- ! ing with balances, aud treasurer's report j was approved and ordered filed. j Board resumed auditing of claims! agaj,ast county, aud. ordered warrants I drawn in payment of those allowed. Board reassembled members present. Casa in hands of treasurer, in currency checks and Dank statement was then | .. , j .. . . , „„„ Ordered that countv treasurer trans- j fund to i ) i fer sum of $75 from General State Examiner fund. Ordered that county clerk draw war rant lor 81,804.50, on linking fund, favor coamy treasurer, to pay semi annual in terest on county tionds. Adjourned to 10 a m Dec. 0. SEVENTH DAY. Dec. 9, 1901. Board met at ID a m. All members present. Reports of road trustees of districts Nos. 2 and 4 for period ending Nov. 30, 1001, were examined, checked, approved, j and ordered tiled. Report of ro t I trustees of District No. 1, being incomplete, was laid over to March meeting. Adjourned to 2 p m. • T- Broods. Board reassembled at 2 p m. AO members present. Board then awarded county contracts as follows: Medical attendance county poor, Dr. Care and burial of Annie Austad. Mvliciaes and. surgical H. Drake. paupers, Dr. Thos Brooks presented contract for Medical attendance of county charges for year 1032, accompanied by bond in sum of 1,40J with C tl Connor and Wm Hod gskiss as sureties. Con tract signed and bond approved. C il Drake presented contract for medicines, etc. for year 11302, accom pauied by bond in sum of 500 dollars, with S L Mitchell and Wm HodgsUiss as sureties. Contract signed and boud up way for county ro proved. Ordered that hereafter the County attorney shall draw up all deeds for right of way for county roads free of charge to the grantor, data to be furnished by the county surveyor. jy<; rs C. : Ordered that hereafter no warrants ahall t>e issue ! in payment for rights of until cntrymen shyll bave taadc flaal p.ruof.on the lands. through which roads are laid out. and that no payments «hall be made for rights of way for any road in part, until dee^s shall have been furnished by all partu.» mit reste ^, covering ie • « ua > 1,1 1 ( eBlieroac * Ordered that the treasurer transfer ; the following named amounts from the general road fund t? the several dis'.nct road funds, viz: District No 1. District No 2... District No 3 District No -1.... SI ,150 00 ,... 1,000 <>0 ... 125 00 50 (JO Adjourned to 10 a m December 10. eighth day. Dec. 10,1931. Board met at 10 a All members pressnt. Report was presented of viewers of proposed cnanges iu that portion of Choteau and Buch Creek road situated in township 25 u. rauge 5 w. a nd board fixe i klaren 4, l.>0_^ as the da\ tor heai iug testimony for or against the proposed changes. Board resumed business of auditing ; claims against tße county and ordered : warrants drawn in pa\uient of those allowed. j j j Following claims were disallowed: Dr T L Clark 25 dollars for autopsy on body of Chas Wiilis at Cut Bank same having already been paid to Dr Titus, the then coroner. Dr T L Clark 25 dollars, treating small pox patient at Spring Coulee, not a proper charge against county. .Mrs. Annie Austau presented contract 1 ^ 0i " (:are anc * maintenance of county poor ; I for 1J J 2. accompanied by bond iu sum o j - ^Q®0 dollars, with Julius Hirshberg and ; H » eau P re as sure ] ies - Contract signed I and bond approved. Ordered that present court house be' ; leased for a further term of 4 years j under option in original lease. Adjourned to 2 p m. I ai'tkepioon session. Board reassembled at "2 p m. All members present, and audited remaining claims against county. Warrants or dered in payment of tuose allowed . Wm Uodgsiciss presented lease of court h mi se for term of four years, at the annual rental of 1,070 d dl.trs, which chairman was directed to execute in behalf of the board. Same was duly j signed aud tiled. Report of Fauuie sit Cbenoweth, conn I ty superintendent of scuools, for the six j months ending Novemoer 30, lUOl. show ' ing schools visited, examinations held, j s ' i iea collectious of 5 dollars, new school ) districts created and boundaries of old i dis- nets changed, was examined ap proved and ordered liled, sue a new dis trims and changes being described as follows: •School District No 0, change of bound at s w corner see 16 tp 30 n r 2 v "Changed the boundary lines of No 6 Dis - , net. Beginning at th» se corner of arc 13 tp 3J ti r 1 w on the p m or eabt county line, tmmce ruuoi-jg west on sec line intersecting tne old ".'est boundary thence north on sec ime to n w cor sec 2 twp 32 ii v 3 w, thence east on tovvuship line 8th parallel intersect-tig said old «est bound ary at its um-c i c uMi.a.iao i co r of'sec 4 t.'. p 32 u r 2 w, and contin dug to n e corner of see 1 tp 32 ii r i sv, on tie principal meridian, thence south to p.ajoof beginning." Pondera School District No 10. " "Established a district to be kn -wn as Pondera District No 10, with boundaries as follows : Beginning at n e corner sec 25 twp 27 north range 1 west, thenco westerly 2-1 miles to s w corner of sec 10, : thence north 16 mil .s ton vv corner of sec 6, twp 29 north, range 4 west.- thence east 14 mih's to n e corner of s e cerner of sec 5 twp 28 north range 2 west, thence souti 7 miles to s e ooruer of sec 5 twp 2g north range 2 west, thence, east 10 miles to ne corner of sec 1 twp IB n r 1 w, tUence s<)uth 9 miles to place of be giuuing.'' Fish Lake School District No 11 "Established a district to be known as Fish Lake district No l'l, with boundaries as follows: Beginning at that point oil Great Northern railway where it crosses the summit, thence southerly along the county line to the North Fork of Dupu yer Creek, thence east along Dupuyer creek to the surveyed line, thence due north to n w coroner of Unvnship 23 north range S west, thence northwesterly t(J Mid vale station on the Great *7orth J ern E:iihvay, thence west along the Great , Northern railway to place of beginning,. Continuett on another page.. Dr. « B. McCOLLUn, Eirpprt Optician and Eye rcialist.. Graduate of the Chicago Opthalmic College. 22 years experience in re fraction. Office 509 2nd Ave ne South. 2 blocks south of lîot„-l Or a Ii (I (, ÎJEAT.i FALLS, MiUit. ; j QR. WILLIAM H. BARTH. Dentist. - Specialty , Gold fillings,Crown and Bridge work. Graduate of North western University Chicago. GREAT FALLS MOST.'. qr. t. brooks, Successor to WAMSLEY & 3S00KS. physician anb Surgeon. '"'aoteau, <- Montana. qlaf fjeld, Surveyor Land Surveying, Ditch Work, Etc.'. Ciwteau, v Montana. yy b. wine. physician ant> 5urç>cou, Special attention, given- to Con- finement ami Sur Jim I Cases. Office Next to Magee's Drug Store. Calhj promptly answered day or night.. Dupuyer, Montana. W AL TER MATHEWS ilvHinry Suroeyor d\ib il. b Commissioner, Lands Surveyed. Filings and Final Proofs Choteau, %• Montana. Helsen Coücirb, r 23 UHEAT L'A !.!, S MONT. CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER.. Plans ar i Estimates furnished on application Dr. EARL STRAIN, OCULIST AND AURIST. 317 First Ave. North, GREAT FALLS Office, hours: 1 p m to 4 p m.. OEO. VV. MAGEE. vji Uniteb States Commissioner anb Hotary public. Laud Filings and Proofs.... Mortgages. Conveyances. Etc., Etc.,, Dupuyer, Montana. "Notice. 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