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The Fargo forum and daily republican. [volume] (Fargo, N.D.) 1894-1957, December 16, 1903, Image 14

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BUSINESS
enterprise
backed by certain
names is accepted
without question, for
it is known to be
honestly and ably
conducted*
GORDON
I FURS
are as frankly
cepted by the public
for the same condi
tions control their
manufacture.
ac-
Sold only top -r.
J. F. Holmes & Co.
101*102 Broadway.
Machine Repairing,
Tool Sharpening,
Intricate and Deli*
cate Devices mad# 4
by expert workman.
W. KURTH,
Second Ave. ^i—KeeneyBlock.
Mereliastfs Hole!.
After ten years of absence, 1
bave again taken charge of tlv
Old reliable Merchants, and haTr
tefitted and fully equipped th
•amewith baths,steam heatanr
«11 modern improvements. I so
licit the continuance of the pat
tfonage of the public, aiid espe
cially my frieijd^ in the Dakota^
and Minnesota, who have so
Jtang made the Merchants theii
8t. Paul home.
Latest Dakota and Minnesota
papers on file.
Rates: $2.00 and $2.50 "with
bath, $3.00. I have added the
European plan for those who
desire it, at from $1.00 to $1.50
with bath, $2.00.
electric cars now past in front of the Ho
fceH Tor all points ia the City.
A. ALLEN, Proprietor.
This pnpor will always be ionnd of
Aft tH« M**
mtt r*4Ltncr '90UUK
Do You
A valuable farm?
A desirable business locatiorfjr'
A site for a manufactory?
A rich gold or iron mine? I
A bituminous'coal field? C*
A range for stock raising?
An unsurpassed fruit farm?
A place especially adapted for a
yard
A cotton plantation?
A
place where you
cat! make pitch,
turpentine or rosin?
A tract for a lumbering camp?
A place for a truck farm?
A
water power capable
qf
expansion?
A
the world?
i
indefinite
residence in the finest climate
ill
A' winter or summer home?
y A chance for a safe and profitable iri
vestment?
A section for sorgum or cane grow
ing?
In short, do you wish to live, do busi
less, prosper and grow rich in the most
avored section of the United States?
I so, locate^ in the territory of the
Southern Railway and your wishes will
%ke the form of a tangible reality,
The Southern Railway traverses the
ftates of Virginia, North and South
Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississip
pi, Kentucky and Tenenssee.
For maps, pamphlets, etc., cbmmuni
tate with.
1VL V. RICHARDS,
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Land and Industrial Agent.
I Southern
For
Railway, Washington, D.
State News Read The Forum.
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PROCEEDINGS
OF
(!ii§S COUNTYCOMMISSIONERS.
(SPECIAL MEETING,)„
NOVEMBER aOTH,
An emergency haying arisen through
.the burning of the Cass County court
fcousc on the night of Tuesday Nov.
i7th, 1903, the following caTTwas issued
by the auditor for a special meeting oi
the board of county commissioners.
Whereas, An emergency having arisen
tiirotigh the burning of. the Cass County
court house on the ntght of Tuesday,
Nov. 17th, and therefrom resulting a
lack of proper quarters and facilities
for the transaction qi t&e necessary pub
lic business, now
Therefore, Under the provisions and
\he authority contained in Sec. 1898 of
the Revised Codes of the laws of 1899,
and in conformity thereto, you are here
by notified that there is called a special
meeting of the board "of county com
missioners, to be held at 9 o'clock a. m.,
011 Friday, Nov. 20th., at the editorial
rooms of The Forum Publishing Co., in
the Loyal Knights building in Fargo,
Cass County, North Dakota, for the pur-
Jor
ose
of securing temporary quarters
the county officers, district court, and
the transaction of any other necessary
business which may arise. The notice
of the special meeting above mentioned
having been served upon each member
of the board of county commissioners,
the special meeting was called to order
at the place designated in the call, with
the 'following' members present: Barnes,
Brown, Davis, Landblom and Chairman
Newton.
Several offers of accommodations
were submitted, and weste cine fully, con
sidered and examined tjyjtfite full board.
:nd the following pta^ffp^tre selected
as having the best facilities for the im
mediate resumption ot the county busi
ness and the county officers were located
in the following respeptivg places as
temporary quarters, to-witr"'
County auditor, county treasurer,
register of deeds and county superinten
dent of schools were located* in the base
ment of the Masonic Temple on Second
Avenue North, the _trusteqs of. said
building having kindly tendered the use
of the same without compensation fjom
the county, with the understanding that
the commissioners' would pay the actual
cost of maintaining said rooms that
were used.
The county* court was located ni'two
rooms with vault privileges in the Ma
tiill block at a rental of $30.00 per month
for- two months with the privilege of
longer use if desired.
The district court was located in the
Federal building, the use of the Federal
court rooms having been secured from
fh? proper authorities, until further no
tice. .. /.
Desk room in the office of Walker
l!ros. & Hardy with vault privileges was
secured for the u,se of the elerk of the
district court for the length of jtime
needed sat" a 'rental of
$20.a^per
month.
The sheriff was located' lit a room in
the basement of the First National Bank
block which was Secured* at a rental of
$25.00 per month.
It was moved and seconded that Com.
O. G. Barnes, Aug. Landblom and J. G.
Brown be authorized to arrange for fur
niture and supplies to facilitate the
transaction of business in the different'
offices.
Motion" prevailed upon, the call of the
roll, all voting aye.
The following resolution was offered
by Com. E. S. Davis who moved its
adoption, seconded by Com. Aug. Land
blom.
Resolved, That the chairman, W. G.
Newton and Com. O. G. Barnes be del
egated to meet with the insurance ad
justers and they are hereby given full
power to act for the board in settling for
the losses made by the late fire at the
court house, and to release the insurance
companies upon proper settfcfnent being
made.
Upon the call of the roll, the above
resolution was declared adopted, all
members voting aye. On motion the
board adjourned to meet with the coun
ty auditor at his office on Tuesday, Nov.
24th, at 9 o'clock, a. m., all voting aye
upon the call of the rollj.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 54ttt,
Board met pursuant to adjournment
with the following members present:'
Barnes, Brown, Davis, Landblom and
Chairmap Newton.
The board put in the entire day in irr
voicing the furniture and supplies in the
court house at the time of the fire and
aid justing losses with the. insurance
.adjusters.'
The following' bills.having been au
dited aiid allowed "the auditor was in
structed to draw warrants in payment of
the same:
Aug: Landblom, services *.' Co.
commissioner .. & 3L,.. i$ 28.20
O. G. Barnes, services Co. com
missioner ...73 So
W. G. Newton, services C6.
commissioner ... .. ... 26.30
E. S. Davis, services Co.."Com
missioner ...1 30.40
J. G. Brown, services Co. com
missioner .....". 27.40
No further business the special meet
ing was adjourned upon inotion, all
members voting aye upon thei call of the
roll,.
.ARTHUR G.
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LEWIS,
CDMNTY Auditor, Cass Co., N. D.
THE RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS
Q£ BOARD OF COUNTY COM
MISSIONERS.
^^%UESDAY, DECEMBER I, -fv
The board met at 9 o'clock a. m. pur
suant to adjournment with the following
members present: Barnes, Brown,
Davis, Landblom and Chairrnan New
ton.
The following bills haying been check
ed and found correct were approved ani
on nlotion the audior was instructed
tq draw warrants in payment of the
same, all members voting aye upon the
?all of the roll.
M. S. MaydJ Co. treas,, sundries as, per
list following: •s-fe
N. P. R. R., freight yn fse!"'..
N. P. R. R., fare Co. povr rcl
W. C. Vaughn, wit. dist. court..
Roy Guinn, wit. dist. court
i. 1.101 jfyosp.
J. C. Ross, wit, dist. court ....,,v^3.00[Mary Hanson,
A. R. Rack, wit. dist. court
E. N. Welch, wit. dist. court
Ole Chilson, wit. dist. court
Gabe Grant, wit. dist. court
I. Littlefield, wit. dist. court
Albert Still, wif. dist. court
G. A. Gagon, juror dist. court. 14.00
P. Hohncke, juror dist. courtv.J I5.00
F. R. Paige, juror dist. court .1
0.10
Wilbur Hackett, juror dist. court 36.90
James Williams, juror dist court- 36..90
John Young, juror dist. court .,.
30.10
•A. I. Berge, juror dist. court ..
Arthur Tomlinson, juror d»t.
court
P. C. Peterstm, juror dist. cour^
E. L! DOWS, juror dist. court
Qlaus Eggum, juror dist. court
A. I. Bcrge, juror dist. court ...
G. J. Ecker, juror dist. court ..
Robert Young, juror dist. court
Total i m.V.. ,,..$561.35
M. S. Mayo, 9all Co. treas. i.. .$208.33
H. A. MtConville, sal. dep. Ca
treasurer ..123.90
C. G. Baernstein, sal. clerk Co.
treas. 91.66
Arthur G. Lewis, sal. Co. auditor 166.66
E. Geo. Guthrie, sal. dep. Co. au
ditor ...... .. 135.00
P. P. Nokken, sal. clerk Co. au
ditor v.-. .v. -.'-iWt *•..v
The report of E. C. Sargent as clerk
of the district court for the month of
November, showing fees collected in the
amount of $195 25 was received, read
and ordered filed, all voting aye upon
the call of the roll.
The report of S. A. Moore, superin
tendent of the county hospital for the
month of November, was received, rcSd
and ordered filed, all voting aye upon
the call of the roll.
The following bills having been al
lowed, the auditor Svas instructed fb
dra'W warrants in payment of the same.
All voting aye upoti the call of fhe roll."
C. C. Schuyler, insurance* .'.....$ 67.50
C. G. Nystrom, bailiff dist. court 32.00
P. H. Cuiiimings, meals jurors
dist. court .'....'. 87.50
O. J. deLendrecie, mdse .. ... V. 8.00
A. S. Anderson, repairs Co. hoslp.' •.5°
Magill & Co. mase. Qo. ho^p.'
and rent ...1 30.40
Geo. Herbert, draya|fe ^2.00
EmersOn H. Smith, sal. state's At
torney
!u!BrB3WlTTRHiri^^ fX\A^OX2%-X XTT-XaZt-X-I-narj'
Clarence Chasey, wit. dist. coutt 4.401 hosp. ........ v..15.00
John Sinner, wit. dist. court .... 4.60 E. H. liplte, typewriter ribbons.. 3.90
E. 0. Blenness, wit. dist. court. 4.30 Tax petition of the Richards Trust
Bert Ballard, wit. dist. court: .'.^*^4.06, Co., praying for a refund "of rhoney paid
M. Chrutcn, wit. dist. court ....• ,4.60!for tax sale certificate of sale of 1897
J. C. Ross, wit. dist. court .. taxes of the N. W.' of Sec. 17-142
Frank Lynch, wit. dist. court 7.00 53, which tax had been declared illegal
Fred Bowman, wit. dist. court J^3.10 and had been set aside by the district
1.10
-7
V *J6.9o
'3^00
24.00
*8,oo
6.00
(Si. 20
46.50
'23.00
39'10
56-80
••8$.33-
Wayne G.. Eddy,, sal. clerk Co.
auditor ./|T5.oo
John P. Beaton, sal. clerk Co. au*/ir
ditor 60.00
•Mattie M. Davis, sal. Sup't of'
schools .. 1 166.66
Mattie M. Davis postage and
sundries' ............. 17 5°
Flora A. Lewis, clerk Co. Sup't
of schools ........ ..
i .• 5P'00
A. G. Hanson, sal. judge Cor
court .....'.
:.i"
:. .."..Ui". 208.33
W. L. Van Horn, sal. clerk of'
Co. court JOO.co
Harold Sorensoii, sal. stenog. Co.
court ....... t... ..... i. ,83.33
James Coleman, sal. clerk judge
of probate ..' ... 60.00
E. H. Holte, sal. register of1
deeds tu .i. *i66.66
F. G. Brown, sal. dep, registerni
deeds •-s
C. B. Wade, sal.1 clerk rejgister ofc
deeds :..... .i'
G. A. Fraser, sal. clerk register
of deeds
Wasem & Gaard, matting tem
porary quarters ...
N. W. Telephone '3&X. Co., tele
phones
Union L. H. & P. Co., lighfts amd.
material
John F. Pettit, sal. janitor amd
engineer
W. H. Barnett, sal, ass't state's
attorney
E. R. Wilson, livefy ..
Frank W. Cook, signs .i .vy. v.v 4'.?o
F. T. Bucholtz & Son., mdse. Cdtf? ii-'U'
poor ....... ... '..— .' .... 5-'40
Laura Rutliruff, steno work dis- 1
trict court ........ .... 'S-*50
Laura Ruthruff, steno work cof
oner's inquest ...... 8.55
Geo. I. Foster, insurance court
house .. i. 85150
A. B. Walkef, insurance court
house ... 67 fE|0
Jardine Bridge'Works, «pctra'«onn ,0
'83.33
.83.33
83 33
•79-75
75-6O
81
2 o
Front Street bridge loo
Tom Witcik, watchmaal court
house ..... .Vm .i- 7*380
R. A. Cross, bailiff district court* 40.00
W. H. Doyle, livery ...... 8.00
P. H. Cummings, meals for jur
prs dist. court 2.25
On motion duly seconded, the board
adjourned to meet at 2 o'clock-p.-itu
AFTERNOON SESSION!.
The board met at 2 o'clock p. m., ptfr
suant to adjournment with all members
present.
The report of A. G. Hanson as judge
of the county court, showing fees col
lected during the month of November
in the amount of $i6.eo, was received,
read and ordered filed, all vot
ing aye upon the call of the roll.
vl66.6^
E. C. Sargent, sal. clerk of dist.
court ...... •••... 166.66
W. H. Aymar, sal. dep. clerk of
dist. court .......... ....,.100.00
Inter. Harv. Co., mdse "Co. ho^p. ^d. 74
Anheier & Shattuck, insurinte.
court house ...... 56.25
Fargo, Wasburn Coal Co:, coail. i 42.75
Fargo P. & H't'g Go., estimate
on court house wdrk 600.do
W. L. Gill, care county p^or.
3.go
S. A. Moore, sundry expetise
v hosp. .v.-...r...:. '..' .7.0^
S, A. Moore, sal. Sup't Co. hosp. 55.00
Mrs! S. A. Moore, sal,' matfdh
45V66
Co. hosp* ... ..Af
Ffank Nichols, 'tebor Co. hosp:.'.
Mary BroWn, nurse Co. hosp...
Atiiiie Z^tfrmelnltian, nurse Co.
James Hutrieston, teamster Co.
v J*®sP. vf j} •,••••
Ml^h€'Ohn^d, riurse Co: liosp.
Marlr- Johnsott^ Cook CO. hosp.
Fr«da' Jolmson, ward maid Co.
.. .j.
Eitifer Thompson, janitor Co.
hospital' .... $25*00
Josife ^«arson laiindiiis Cb.
4:
30.00
2S.QO
30db
1500
m-
Aittm Swanson, house maid Co.
..-..vr.. -... 15.00
Johnson* dishwasher Co.
1
14.00
laundress
court, was received and 011 motion re
ferred to the state's attorney for his
opinion as to proper action.
On motion duly seconded the board
adjourned to meet on Wednesday at
9,o'clock. All voting aye on roll call.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 2, 1003
Board met pursuant to adjournment
with all members present.
Bond of D. Mclnnes in the amount
of $500.00 with H. J. Rusch and Alex
Stern for furnishing fuel to the ,,county
for the ensuing year, and having the
approval of the state's attorney as to
form was approved as to suretiesj $rid
the chairman ^authorized to sign the
same. All voting aVe'tipon the call'of
the roll.
Tax petition of the trustees of the
Masonic Temple was received, asking
for the cancellation of the taxes for
the years 1961, 1902 and' 19D3, against
the property described as the east
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A. W. Ager,' analysis (distJ
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7.50
V- 42
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23%
feet Of the west 70^ fe£t of lots 2-3
and 4, block 8, Keeney & Devitts add.
to City of Fargo this property being
part of the Masonic Temple and being
exempt under t^e laws of I901.
Upon motion duly seconded the au
ditor and treasurer were instructed to
cancel the taxes as above petitioned for,
and to cancel and refund any outstand
ing tax sale certificates against against
the above described property.
The motion prevailed upon the call
of the roll, all members voting aye.
The following bills having been ap
proved .were
motion allowed and the
auditor was instructed to draw warrants
in payment of_ the same. All voting
aye upon the call of the roll.
Forum Printing Co., official
printing .. .,....:..
v.$ ^.75
Eye Printing Co., official print
ing ...,.t .7.. .\..sVf"fio.5o
Kindred Tribune, official print- '.
ing —./.iV 10.50
Tower City ^Topics, official print
.. 10.50
official printing 10.50
vMorning Call and Argus, official
printing delinqxient tax list... ." 252.20
ing .... ...r
sHunter Herald,
1
oourt) 15.00
Oscar Hallenberg, analysis, dist.
court .• 10.00
Luger Furniture Co., burial Co.
poor .V., ,61.co
Fargo Detroit Ice- Co. Ice Court
house and jail 8.40
B. & R. Lumber Co., lumber tor.
bridge
v
...... v io. 56
T. J. Garvey, drayage .... 3.00
John W. Searing, rubber stamps 3.25
The bill of Dr. M. L. Shanks, for
$21.00 being for treatment of Chas.
Hanis was on motion rejected as not
being a proper charge against the "coun
ty.
ai}
(.yptii^
,ripll.J"-jil/
,ay^ unon:^e call pf the
BillsVof E. G. rrieve In the amounts
of
$66.00
and
$102.00
being for the bur­
ial of county poor, were on motion
rejected as not being properly authori
zed and Ipeing too'exorbitant. On roll
call all voting aye.
The bill of Mrs. E,. Stevens for $23.
fX being for the nursTng of county poor
\i)as on motidh rejected as not "being
properly authorized. All voting aye
upon the '#11 of'the'roll.
On motion duly seconded Chairman
.:W. G.' Newton was delegated to confer
fVrith- the custodian of the federal
buildings to the county's share of the
eixpenses of maintainence for the use
of the federal courtrooms. Upon the
call of the roll all voted aye.
On motipn duly seconded the board
.adjourned to meet in the afternoon at
2" o'clock, all voting aye upon the call
of the roll.
AFTERNOON SESSION.
Board convened at 2 o'clock p. m.,
pursuant to adjournment with all mem
bers present.
Tax petition' of Mrs. Maggie M.
Lindsay, asking, for aft abatement of
all penalty and interest on the delin
quent taxes against Lot 2, block 10 in
orig. Casselton, was received and upon
nfjotion the same was granted provided
that petitioner paid accrued costs. Mo
tion prevailed upon the call of the roll,
all voting aye.
Tax petition of Ink & Wallace hav
ing been referred to the state's at
torney and: he having reported in favor
oi granting .the same, it was moved
and Seconded that the above petition
the refund of money paid for tax
certificate against N. W. of sec. 17
142-53' for the ydar 1897, be refunded
a$ provided by law, and the amount so
refunded to be charged back to the
proper funds and the taxes involved be
re-aSsessed ^agfaihst the property on the
current tax "list.
5 All voting aye upon the call of the
o
v
.[On motion th^ bbfard adjourned to
niieet on Thursday at 9 o'clock a. m.,
voting aye.
THURSDAY, DEC. 3, 19^
Board met at 9 o'clock a. fni' pur
siaant to adjournment with all members
present.
The following bills having been read
and approved were on motion allowed
and the auditor instructed to draw war
rants in payment of .the same, all vot
ing aye upon the call of the roll. y
Walker Bros. & Hardy, printing
and blanks $572.29
W. B. Howland, .groceries Co.
•'poor and'hos'p....!. i.. .. 296.21
Green: & Eggert, mdse. Co. hosp. 29.05
B. & R. Lumber. Co., fuel Co.
!poor ...vi..136,75
J, M. S. Wilser, dru^s Co. poor
and Co. hosp. .... 117 90
After listening to the views'of stever
al taxpayers relative to the question of
rebuilding the court house the board
adjourned to irieet'at 2 o'clock. p. ttiv,
all mepibers voting aye upon the .call
of the roll,
•, APTERNOPN SESSION^
"The board met at, 2 o'clo4« ,alt
iftemhers present.
Bill of Mrs. Mother In the amount
of $13.10 for nursihg aiui cate of Co.
^or was allowed at $12.85^ aod the ain
^for instructed *to draw warrant^ in
^lyihent of the same, all voting aye
upon the call of the roll.
The tax petition of Bishop Shanley
was received requesting the cancellation
(Continued on Page 15.)
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¥ABTIN HJBCTOK,
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N. A. LBWIB^ .j
President.
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The enormous consumption of Egg-OSee wherever introduced,
exceeding that of all other Flaked Wheat Foods combined,
proves conclusively that the introduction of a frigfe-clasS: full
weight package of Flaked Wheat Food which
3 il'- 1
has struck a popular chord. By manufacturing
quantities in the largest and most perfectly equipped food mill
in the world, we can produce a 'full weight, high-grade product
at this lower price.
YOUR GROCER FOR
My pHces for fufel'!on"cari at Fargo ar
Seasoned Mapie §7,.00 per cord Seasoned Ash $5.00 per cord
Seasoned Birdh ..... 6.5b per cord Seasoned Jack Pine. .$4.25 per cord
Lignite Coal,.. ........... ..$3-25 per ton
These prices will apply to, points west of Fargo, witli proper al
lowance madei [pr difference in freight from shipping' points. Prompt
shipment and full measure-guaranteed. The business of car lot buyers
soUcite^., Address
FABOO BANKING HOUSES.
^•Ice-President.
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FARGO NATIONAL BANK
SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES FOR RENT
rraoaict* a, !Mea«r*I Banklnc tart Foreign Bxctntce Baslness. Dratts Draws
Ulreet on AH Principal Cltlei of Baron*.
PIBDUTORS.
O. J. deLilfiNURBCIB#
SICHOI/8.
CAPITAL PAID
BMNTOK, XUOMAS UAK
I. •. WATBOH|
Fresldenijt.
R. B. LBWIS,
Pre»|deat.
OF FARGO, NORTH DAKOTA
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS $150,000.00
DlRBCTQ&af
WATIOH,
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SMPBTVD
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THE
enormous
GREEN
If your grocer does not keep It, send us his name and lOoents
and we will §end you a package, prepaid.
PACKAGE.
WOOD!
follows:
,W. a MACriDOIH,
Casbiev.
H. W. GMABSI,
Casbiei.
O. O. BAHNB8,
Vlcc-Prealdeot
OF ITAiMSCI
•. M, WK1GHW,
W. O. MiufADDRM.
B. r. BPALDIKi#
Attorney.
$100,000.00
v" biRBCTORS.
O. G. BARNES, H. W. GEAHET, J. E. CltONAN, I. H. WICAB, J*. A. LI1VI1,
J.
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W.
P. BALIJ, J. D.
ALFIX HTFIRN, B. F. BPALDINU.
W. VON
Caabler.
J. H. LBWIBj JAMB8KBNNBDT,1 LBWIB
TI I. MONTGOMHBT. J. W. TOM «1KDAJ F8ANKKLMIRMO. F. A.
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McUOMMDLiLi,
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Aaa't Guhl«r.
IJtttMU
KB. LIOH,
OMUler.
DEPOSITORY.
$200,000.00
1TOR KENI*.

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