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County Board Proceedings.
Eagle River, Wisconsin. June 18th, 1924. To the County Clerk of Vilas County, Wisconsin. We, the undersigned members of the County Board of Supervisors, of Vilas County, being a majority of said members, request you to call a special meeting of the coun ty board to meet at the county clerk’s office in the court house, in the Village of Eagle River, on Tuesday, the Ist day of July, 1924, at 10 o’clock a. m., for the purpose of disposing of unfinished busi ness, auditing claims, and dispos ing of any other business which may come before the board at this time. John Benson, , . Frank Laundrie, H. C. Sellstrom, Frank A. Hall, Art Jackson, . O. E. Bowen, George Mayo. Chairman of the Town of To A. K. Anderson, Arbor Vitae. “ Peter Hedeen,Conover. “ Walter DeHaas,Cl overland Frank Hall, Village of Eagle River. “ Arthur Jackson, Town of Cloverland. “ W. E. Patterson,Flambeau 0. E. Bowen, Lincoln W. L. Covey Phelps “ Peter Anderson,Plum Lake H. C. Sellstrom, Presque Isle “ John Benson,State Line “ Frank Laundrie, Winchester George Mayo,Washington To you, and each of you, notice is hereby given, that pursuant to a request, a meeting of the coun ty board of supervisors of Vilas County, Wisconsin, will be held at the court house in the Village of Eagle River, Tuesday, July Ist, 1924, at 10 oclock a. m„ for the purpose of disposing of unfinished business, auditing claims, and for any other business which may come before the board at this time. Signed Mary Houg, County Clerk. The county board of supervisors of the county of Vilas met in the Village of Eagle River, Tuesday, July Ist, 1924, at 10:00 o’clock a. m. and was called to order by chairman Frank Hall. Roll call by the clerk. Ail mem bers present except John Benson, Chairman, Town of State Line. The first order of business was the election of Chairman. On motion, the clerk was instructed to cast the ballot of the board for Frank Hall for chairman. The ballot was cast, and Frank Hall was unani mously elected Chairman for the ensuing year. On motion the clerk was in structed to cast the ballot of the board for W. L. Covey for Vice- Chairman. The ballot was cast, and W. L. Covey was unanimously elected for Vice-Chairman. Moved and carried that the Chairman appoint the various com mittees. The following were ap pointed: Illegal Taxes: Peter Hedeen, Art Jackson, and ,? rank Laundrie. Printing: A. K. Anderson, Frank Hall, 0. E. Bowen, and John Ben son. General Claims: A. K. Anderson, Peter Hedeen, Frank Hall, Art Jackson, W. E. Patterson, W. L. Covey, O. E. Bowen, Peter Ander son, Frank Laundrie, John Benson, George Mayo, H. E. Sellstrom, and Walter De Haas. I VallejnQtieen I a CATSUP It’s flavor is delicious! Put a bottle on the table and watch ’em go for it. The whole family will thank you for having dis covered this good catsup. ’w rder a ott^e today - I E A/waya I At AU Groc ”‘ | ======================= WILSON MERCANTILE CO. s w.nren Wl». DISTRIBUTORS Rhinelander, Wl«. Public Property: O. E. Bowen, W. L. Covey, and Peter Anderson. County Poor: Art Jackson, W. L. Covey, and (). E. Bowen. Agriculture: A. K. Anderson, Peter Sandbeck, Frank Hall, A. J. Austin, and Herman Ketz. Apportionment, Equalization and Taxation: A. K. Anderson, Peter Hedeen, Frank Hall, Art Jackson, W. E. Patterson. W. L. Covey, O. E. Bowen, John Benson, George Mayo, H. E. Sellstrom, and Waiter De Haas. Moved and carried that Frank Hall be elected Purchasing Agent for the ensuing year. Moved and carried that the Pur chasing Agent be authorized to purchase a lawn mower for the Janitor, and hire an assistant for him when necessary. Moved and carried to adjourn until 1:30 p. m. The county board of supervisors of the county of Vilas was called to order at 1:30 o’clock by Chair man Hall. All members! present except John Benson. 1 Resolution No. 1. WHEREAS by resolution No. 30 adopted by this county board on the 6th day of December, 1923, there was appropriated the sum of $2,072.15 for the improving of Highway 32 by paving with con crete the center eighteen feet of said Highway 32 between the east boundary line of the village of Eagle River and the north boun dary line of the village of Eagle River where said Highway 32 passes oyer and along Wall Street and Railroad Streets in the village of Eagle River, and WHEREAS the village of Eagle River and the abutting property owners have arranged for the! pav ing of said Wall Street for two blocks and said Railroad Street for one block and, WHEREAS the sum heretofore appropriated by Vilas County to cover its share of paving said three blocks is not sufficient to pay the cost of paving the coun ty’s share, viz: the center eighteen feet of said Highway, and WHEREAS we believe Vilas County should co-operate with the village of Eagle River, and with the abutting property owners, and at one time pave the entire width of said streets including the cen ter eighteen feet, and should do anything that can be done to per mit such paving being done dur ing this summer. NOW THEREFORE be it resolv ed by the county board of super visors in special meeting assem bled that at the annual meeting for 1924, there shall be arrange ments made and appropriations levied for the years 1924 and 1925 sufficient to provide for the coun ty’s cost of paving with concrete the' three blocks and intersections comprised in the above referred to improvement, and to re-pay the village of Eagle River in event said village shall advance what ever difference there may lx? be tween the amount heretofore made ami the total cost of the county’s share; viz: the center eighteen feet of such improve ment. Dated this Ist day of July, 1924. Signed!—Frank Laundrie, Supervisor. Resolution No. 2. WHEREAS the county highway committee has arranged for the purchase of gasoline, required by the county in it’s highway work on the assumption that it could pay for the same at frequent in- THE VILAS COUNTY NEWS, EAGLE RIVER, WIS. Name of Claimant Nature of Claim Amt. Ail’d. Walter Dickman, Assessor’s feesxs 3.60 Remington Typewriter Co., Co. Supt. Ex. 97.38 Pinkerton’s Detective Agency, Investigation 22.02 Associated Mfg. Co., Supplies 13.75 Herbert Bowker, Dist. Atty. Ex. 8.00 Chase Bros., Supplies 73.75 Ben Kimball, Wood 4.00 G. L. Carter, Dist, Atty. Ex. & Cir. Court 57.35 Farmer’s & Merchant’s Bank Assignee Eagle River Review, Printing 689.65 W. F. Kunschke, Assessor’s Fees 7.80 F. G. Hall Co., Supplies r 57.69 Marathon Co., Home, Outdoor poor 32.00 Yawman & Erbe Mfg. Co., Supplies 240.00 H. H. West Co., Supplies 32.54 Wisconsin-Michigan Co., Wood 2.00 Alex Higgins, Insurance 104.95 Martha Hansen, Sten. services 30.25 Koch & Foster, Supplies „ 10.00 Eagle River Lbr. Co., Wood 3.75 H. C. Miller Co., Supplies 245.60 Fern Scott, Reg. Deeds Ex. & Clk. Court Fees 250.60 John Hunter, Road Committee Work 80.00 John Hanson, Road Committee Work 80.00 John Benson, Road Committee Work 80.00 Commercial Hotel, Jury Ex. 19.50 George Blohm, Labor 204.12 Phelps Auto Co., Car for Co. Nurse 575.00 George E. O’Connor, Dist. Atty. Ex. 155.70 Mrs. P. D. Walsh, Laundry 18.00 D. C. Menefee, Printing „ 5.70 First Nat’l. Bank Assignee D. M. Frankel & Son, Supplies for Jail 157.20 O. E. Bowen, Outdoor poor Rel. 5.00 Mary Houg, Co. Clerk Ex. 18.00 Frank Adams, Dog Damages 80% 38.00 Chas. H. Adams, Co. Treas. Ex. 25.00 M. C. H Blohm, Laundry 3.00 Farmer’s & Merchant’s Bank Assignee Catherine Jackson, Bldg. Geo. O’Connor, Dist, Atty. Ex. 562.64 Burkle’s Garage, Co. Nurse Ex. 114.18 Ann Christman, Co. Nurse Ex. 113.60 Adams Bros., Supplies 35.15 A. J. Austin, Co. Supt. Ex. 176.62 W. H. Radcliffe, Telephone 24.95 On motion the report of the committee on General Claims was adopted and the proper officers instructed to issue orders on payment of same. The following mileage and per diem bills were allowed: Peter Hedeen $ 6.20 Frank Laundrie $30.60 Peter Anderson 14.50 W. L. Covey 7.16 O. E. Bowen 5.48 Art Jackson 6.44 Walter De Ha. s 6.20 Frank Hall 5.12 George Mayo 5.60 A. K. Anderson— 24.30 W. E. Patterson $24.30 H. E. Sellstrom 32.48 Moved and carried to adjourn to September Bth, 10 o’clock A. M. Signed MARY HOUG, County Clerk. tervals, NOW THEREFORE be it resolv ed that the county clerk and coun ty treasurer be and they are here by authorized and directed to is sue county orders in payment for such purchases of gasoline by the county highway committee when properly itemized and verified claims for such purchases, duly approved by the county highway commissioner are presented for payment. BE IT FURTHER resolved that the county clerk shall file such bills and at the meeting of this board, next succeding the pay ments of any such bills, shall pre sent such bills to this board for examination, approval ami audit. Signed—O. E. Bowen, Resolution No. 3. WHEREAS the term of employ ment of the supervising teacher has expired and a new supervising teacher is about to be appointed for the ensuing year, and WHEREAS by the provisions of Section 39.14 Par. (2) imposes on the county board the duty of fix ing the salary of the supervising teacher, NOW THEREFORE be it resolv ed that the salary of the super vising to be appointed for the en suing year be and the same is hereby fixed at the sum of $140.00 per month, and in addition there to her necessary expenses and dis bursements as provided by said paragraph (2) of said section 39.14. Signed—George A. Mayo, Supervisor. Moved and carried that the clerk be instructed to have 200 county directories printed. Eagle River, Wisconsin. June 30th, 1924. To the county board otf supervis ors of Vilas County, Wisconsin. Gentlemen:— We, your committee to whom was referred sundry claims against Vilas County, filed in the office of the county clerk, beg leave to re port we have examined said claims and recommend they be allowed or disallowed in full or in part as set forth in the schedule hereto attached. Frank Laundrie, O. E. Bowen, George A. Mayo, A. K. Anderson, Art Jackson, F. A. Hall, Walter E. DeHaas, Peter Anderson, W. L. Covey, Peter Hedeen, H. Sellstrom, Wm. E. Patterson. Chicago and North Western System C. & N. w. RY. C. ST. P. M. & O. RY. f Taxes and Dividends In the year 1923 the tax accruals against The North Western System amounted to $10,875,911.89. This is $1,661,639 more than the total taxes of all Can adian railroads, exceeding them by 18%, notwithstand ing the fact that the Canadian railroads have 38,813 miles of road against 10.067 of the North Western Sys tem Lines. The tax accruals of The North Western System for 1923 were $6,046,345 more than the system had left for divi dends and surplus out of its net railway operating in come after deducting fixed interest charges. After deducting fixed interest charges and taxes, The North Western System had left out of its net railway operating income, to apply for dividends $4,829,566 or 2.4% on the total outstanding stock. The outstanding stock of The North Western System is equal to only $19,609 per mile of road owned. LOU W. HEBESTREIT PAINTER OF SIGNS OF EVERY DESCRIPTION Painting is an Art. Therefore you want an Artist to plan and execute your work. Distance No Object Exterior and Interior PAINTING How about your signs for your resort for the opening of the season? Estimates on all work cheerfully submit ted free of charge. Hdqts: Strong & Manley’s Store. Eagle River, Wis.