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'ROCCEDINGS BOARD OF EQUA­
LIZATION, CASS COUNTY.
July, 1906.
Board convened at 9 o'clock a. m„
fuly 2, as provided by taW, with all
nembers present.
The board adjourned from day to
lay until the ISth, before taking any
ictlon, the time being occupied in
omparing the different returns of the
.ssessors of the county with the equa
led values as left by the state board
'f equalization of 1905, and listening1
o petitions and remonstrances.
On July 7 T. C. Hockridge, assessor
Bell township, and C. A. Gardner
Berlin township, appeared before
he board and requested that the valu
tion of lands in their respective
ownships be reduced on account of
he reduction of values of said lands
luring the past few years owing to
ailure of crops caufeed by excessive
ains.
On July 17 T. H. McEnroe, as agent
or J. H. Mullaney and Geo. E. Nich
ls, appeared before the board and re
vested reductions in valuations of
lands in Barnes township, showing
that they had been unable to crop the
lands for several years owing to high
water.
Mr. C. O. Vinje and Mr. Nedrebo,
chairman of board of supervisors and
assessor of Wiser township, appeared
an requested the board to lower the
valuations of lands in Wiser township
for the reason that the land had de
preciated in value for jthe past four
years owing to the excess of moisture,
preventing the lands being cropped,
and stating that there was not to ex
ceed five sections in crop this season.
Mr. M. A. Baldwin appeared before
the board in the interest of The
Peoples' Security Bank of Casselton,
and asked that the assessment of that
banTt be placed on an equal basis with
that of other banks of like capital.
The board carefully considered all
petitions and took them under advise
ment. Adjourned to meet on-Wednes
day, July 18.
Wednesday, July 18,1906.
Board convened at 9 o'clock a. m.,
with all members present.
It was moved by Commissioner
Brown and seconded that the state's
attorney be requested to furnish the
board with a written opinion as to the
powers of the different banks of the
county relative to holdings in real es
tate and rights of exemption from tax
ation. Motion prevailed upon the call
of the roll, all voting aye.
It was moved by Commissioner
Landblom and seconded by Commis
sioner Hodgson that to properly
equalize the returns of the assessors
on the item of horses, that the follow
ing list of changes be adopted, to
wit:
Horse*, Increase,
One-Year-Old. Per cent.,
Barnes township i
Davenport township. ,, 5
Dows
Erie ,. .... 5
Gill .. .. .. ..
Mapleton township .... 1©
Noble .. IJ
rAND
Three-Year
Old Mules.
Dows
Durbin ,V
Pleasant*
.n.
City of Fargo
Decrease
Per cent
10
Sheep. per cent.
Ayr
Buffalo .. .. 15
Everest ,. ..
Noble .. .. .. .. .. ,. 40
Pleasant• ...
Stanley .. .. .... .. 10
Village of Mapleton ... 40
5
^aiburlP. i*
Warren .. .. 8 ..
Wheatland .. 5
City of Fargo 8
City of Casselton .. .. 60.
The question being upon the adop
tion of the above list of changes as
moved*, the roll was called and there
a\
ere ayes Ave and nays none, and so
ilie list was declared adopted.
Horses, Increase. Decrease
Two-Years-Old. Per cent. Percent
l!arnes township 8
Davenport
Krie
Noble ..
i Measaui
\\rheatland
('ity of Fargo ..
'ity of Casselton ..
Village of Davenport
8
I
20
20
50
20
The question being upon the adop
tion of the above list of changes the
roll was called and there were ayes
five and nays none, and so the list was
declared adopted.
Morses, Three- Increase. Decrease
Years-Old Per cent.. Per cent
Barnes .. .-. ...... 6 ..
Clifton 6 ...
Durbin .. 5
Stanley 5
Village of Buffalo .... 10
Village of Davenport .. 3 '..
The question being upon the adop
tion of the above list of changes the
roll was called and there were ayes
five and nays none, and so the list
was declared adopted.
It was moved by Commissioner
Brown th^t to properly equalize the
returns of the assessors on cattle that
the following lists of changes be
adopted, which motion was seconded
by Commissioner Landblom:
Cattle, One-Yead-Old.
Gill township ...... ..
Cattle, Two-Yeafr-Oia
Arthur .. .. .. ..
Howes .. .. .. .. ..
City of Casselton ..
Cattle, Three-Years-
Old and Over.
Warren .. .. ., ..
Wheatland
All Other.,
Decreased.
Per cent
,.. 20
Increase.
Per cent
... 20
.. 20
.. 30
Decrease,
Per cent
.. 10
.. 10
increase,
cent
Cattlet
t.
Decrease
Per cent
10
16
.. 60
.. 60
SO
Highland: .. ..
Howes .. 4 0
Mapletotfi.W*. -£..V33 1-1- ..1
N o e v 6 0 1
Pontiac ... ..,0® ..
Whatitiaqcl. .. 50
City of Fargo .. 5
Village of Mapleton ... 50 ..
The question being upon the adop
tion of the above lists of changes on
cattle, the roll was called and there
were ayes five and nays none, and
bo
the motion was declared carried and
the changes adopted.
It was moved by Commissioner
Hodgson that to properly equalize the
returns of the assessors of the county
{on the item of mules, that the follow
ing list of changes be adopted on the
item of three-year-old mules, which
motion was seconded by Commissioner
I a n e s
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Thursday, July 19, 1906.
Board convened at 9 o'cloak i
pursuant to adjournment, with
members present.
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Increase.
Per cent.
Decrease
Per cent
5
15
Village of Buffalo .... 10 ..
The question being upon the adop
tion of the above list of changes the
roll was called and tnere were ayes
five and nays none, and so the list of
changes was declared adopted.
It was moved by Commissioner
Hodgson and seconded by Commis
sioner Barnes that to properly equalize
the returns of the assessors of the
county on the item of sheep that the
following "list of changes be adopted
on said item:
Decrease
Per cent
10
Increase.
40
15
The question being upon the adop
tion of the above list of changes, the
roll was called and there were ayes
five and nays none, and so the list
and motion was declared adopted.
It was moved by Commissioner
Hodgson and seconded by Commis
sioner Barnes that to properly equalize
the returns of the assessors on the
item of hogs, that an Increase of 20
per cent be made in the township of
Warren. The question being upon the
adoption of the above change the roll
was called and there were ayes five
and nays none, and so the motion was
declared carried.
On motion duly seconded and car
lied the board adjourned to meet on
July 19 at 9 o'clock a. m.
It was moved by Commissioner
Barnes and seconded by Commissione
Landblom that to properly equalize
the returns of the assessors on the
item of wagons and carriages that the
following list of changes be adopted
to-wit:
Decrease
Per cent
Increase.
Wagons. Per cent.
Amenla 10
Barnes .. .. 25
Berlin
Clifton ..
Davenport
Eldred .«
Empire ..
Harwood 50
Highland 25
Howes 25
Noble 100
Page 25
Pontiac 25
Rich 20
Stanley 100
Walbui»§,£ 75
Warren- .. 75
Watson 75
Webster 2 5
Village of Buffalo .. 5 0
Village of Mapleton ... 75
10
40
50
20
50
The question being upon the adop
tion of the motion and list as abo^
the roll was called and there wefe
ayes five and nays none, and tlfe
motion and list of changes was de
clared adopted.
It was moved by Commissioner
Brown and seconded by Hodgson th|,t
to properly equalize the returns of the
assessors of the county on the ltepi
of melodians and organs that the foj
lowing list of changes be adopted, tjj
wit:
Melodians Increase,
and Organs. Per cent
•Addison 20
Amenia 20
Ayr
Clifton 25
Eldred
Harwood
80
Kinyon 10
Pontiac 120
Watson
Webster 50
Decrease
Per cent
15
10
25
The question being upon the adop
tion of the above motion and list the
roll was called and there were ayes
five and nays none, and so they were
declared adopted.
It was moved by Commissioner
Landblom and seconded by Commis
siol^r Brown that to properly equalize
the returns of the assessors of the
county on the item of pianos, that the
following list of changes In the dif
ferent townships be adopted, to-wit:
i Increase. tecrease
Pianos. Per cent.
Amenla
Cornell .... 20.
Everest
Gill 140
Leonard 10
Noble 200
Nermann* ,. .. ... W«,
Pleasant .. .........
Pontiac ..300
Tower City Village .. .»
Per cent
15
$5
to
10
The question being upon the adop
tion of the above motion and list of
changes the roll was called and there
were ayes five and navs none, and so
the motion and Uefe were declared
adopted.
It was moved by Commissioner
Hodgson and seconded by Commis
sioner Landblom that to properly
equalize the returns of the assessors
of the county on the item of house
hold furniture that the following list
of changes be gdapted as specified,
to-wlt:
Household Furnltuias. v
Addison ..
Arthur .. .. ..
Ayr .. ,«
Barnes
Bell'.. 4'* .»
Berlin I.
Buffalo
Clifton
Cornell
Davenport
Amenia
Durbin £V
Eldred
Empire .. ..
Everest
Gardnex*jg.»J
Gill .. i-. ..
Increase.
Per cent
.. 40
.. 20
2l
.. 100
.. 10
.. 50
6 0
100 I
20
25
100
100
100
400
50
50
33
50
10
io
10
25
10
100
».
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1
Harmonjf
Harwood ..
llighlanfl,.#*,.* *4^0+ '».-•
Hiii .. .. v-\.
Hunter .. n .» .»
Lake .• .. .. .v
Maple River .. .. .* ..
Noble .• »»*.-«•« Mi... •».. «...
Page ,, «ji. .* j»*
S0
The question being upon the adop
tion of the above motion and list the
roll was called and there were ayes
five and nays none, and so the motion
and list were declared adopted.
It was moved by Commissioner
Landblom and seconded by Commis
sioner Barnes that to properly equalize
the returns of the assessors of the
county on the Item of agricultural
tools, that the following list of changes
in the different townships specified
be adopted, to-wit:
Raymoi»i§ 20
Rich 25
Rush River 50
Walburg 50
Webster 40
Village of Buffalo 200
Also that Empire be decreased 20
per cent.
The question being upon the adop
tion of the above motion and list of
hanges, the roll was called and there
were ayes five and nays none, and so
the motion and list were. declared
adopted.
It was moved and seconded by
Commissioners Barnes and Brown re
spectively, that to properly equalize
the returns of the assessors of the
county on the Item of separators and
engines, that the following lists of
changes in different townships be
adopted, to-wlt:
Separators. Per cent
Addison 40
Ayr
EVENING, AUdt'ST 7, 1006.
Increase.
Household Furniture. Per cent
Raymond io
Rih jo©
Rush River ioo
Tower
iq
Warren 250
Webster 50
Wiser .. 200
City of Casselton .. .* 25
Davenport Village 100
Mapleton Village 50
Howes 12
Kinyon 25
Leonard 200
Mapleton 50
Normanna 20
Pontiac 800
Reed 200
Rochester .. 200
Stanley 200
Walburg 25
Watson .. 300
Wheatland 100
City of Fargo 10
Buffalo Village 50
Hunter Village 20
Tower City Village 50
Increase.
15
Eldred 30
Empire, 15
Gardner 25
Highland'.. 15
Lake 15
Pontiac .. 200
Reed 50
Rochester 15
Rush River 25
Stanley .. 50
Watson 5
City of Fargo 90
('ity of Casselton SO
Buffalo Village 50
Tower City Villagev 50
Increase.
Engines. Per cent
Arthur 30
Ayr .. .. 40
Barnes .. 40
Buffalo.* 20
Casselton-"-ir. 10
Clifton 10
Eldred go
Empire 40
Gardner -kr 75
Gill .. 50
Harmonjf 10
Harwood .. 40
Highland 60
Hill 40
Howes 15
Lake 40
Leonard ....
75
Maple River 75
Pontiac 3 0 0
Rochester 50
Rush Rtverv.. .. 50
Stanley
Walburg .. .. .. .. 50
Watson 25
Webster 40
Wheatland .i^ TO
Wiser .. .. .. .. 25
City of Farg|., ..600
City of Casselton ..250
Buffalo Village .. .. 7)5
Page Village .. 7 5
Tower City .. ... .. 50
The question being upon the adop
tion of the above motion and lists of
changes, the roll was called, and there
were ayes five and nays none, and so
the motion and lists were declared
adopted. .,
On motion duly seconded the board
adjourned to meet on Friday JMfjf 20,
at 0 o'clock a. m. *.
Friday, July 20, 190)5.
Board convened at 9 o'clock «. m.,
pursuant to .adjournment, with all
members present.
The written opinion of the state's
attorney relative to bank assessments,
which had been requested by the
board, was received and, on motion,
same was ordered filed, all voting aye
upon roll call.
The following resolution was pre
sented by Commissioner Brown, who
moved its adoption, which was sec
onded by Commissioner Landblom.
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Whereas, It appears from the re
turns of the assessors of the county
that there are several banks on which
no assessment has been returned, and
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Wherea*, It is the duty of this board
to equalize the assessments of all
classes and articles of property, there
fore, be it
Resolved. That the auditor be and
-he is hereby directed to notify each of
-the following banks thsit It Is the in
tention of this board to assess them
the sums set opposite their respective
banks, and that they are hereby no
tified that the board will be In session
On Tuesday at 9 o'clock a. m., July 24,
to equalize said assessments and to
listen to any remonstrances:
Wheatland State bank .. ..$1,400.00
Buffalo National bank .. .. 7,500.00
^Buffalo State bank 1,400.0ft
Alice State bank 1,400.00
Davenport State bank 1,400.0ft
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Increase.
Agricultural Tools. Per cent
Addison 40
Arthur 20
Buffalo 20
Davenport 60
Eldred 100
Everest 60
dill 25
Hill 33 y3
Hunter 50
Ivake .. .. 10
Mapleton 50
Normanna 100
Pontiac .. 300
Reed 60
Rochester 40
Stanley 60
Watson 600
Wheatland 10
Warren 60
Amenia 100
Ayr 75
Clifton 100
Durbin 25
Erie 50
Gardnef .. 25
Harwood 60
Howes 331^
Kinyon 30
Leonard 100
Noble ,. 125
,Page 125
The question being upon the adp
tlon of the above resolution, the roll
was called and there wen? ayes fiv
and nays none, and so the resolution
waa declared adopted.
It was moved by Commissioner
Hodgson and seconded by Commis
sioner Landblom that to properly
equalize the returns of the assessors
on the item of goods and merchandise,
that the following list of chanKes be
adopted, the following individuals in
the city of Fargo be reduced 10 per
cent on the item of goods and mer
chandise, to-wlt: Ike Ackerman, D.
Aronsen, Baldwin & Thompson, C. J.
Bellls, John Penipsey, K. M. Hagen,
N. D. Book & Stationery Co., John
O'Hern, T. E. Yerxa also that the fol
lowing changes be made:
Increase.
Goods and Merchandise. Per cent
Amenla 15
Arthur 10
Ayr 10
Eldred 10
Erie .. 10
Leonard 60
Normanna 25
Stanley 20
Wheatland 10
City of Fargo 10
City of Casselton 30
Buffalo Village 10
Davenport Village 10
Hunter Village 20
Page Village 25
The question being upon the adp
tlon of the above motion and list of
changes, the roll was called and there
were ayes five and nays none, and s
the motion and list of changes were
declared adopted.
It was moved and seconded that the
board do now adjourn to meet on Sat
urday, July 21, at 9 o'clock a. m., which
motion prevailed upon the call ok the
roll, all voting aye.
Saturday, July 21, 1906.
There being nq quorum the board
Waa adjourned by the auditor to meet
on Monday, July 23, at 9 o'clock a. m.
Monday, July 23,1906.
There being no quorum the board
was adjourned by the auditor to meet
on Tuesday, July 24, at 9 o'clock a. m.
Tuesday, July 24,1906.
The board met at 9 o'clock a. m.
pursuant to adjournment, with all
members present.
It was moved by Commissioner
Brown and seconded by Commission
er Barnes that to properly equalize
the returns of the assessors of the
county on the item of elevators, that
the following list of changes be
adopted In the different townships
specified, to-wit:
Increase.
Elevators Per cent
Arthur 80'
25
50
10
10
*3
10
20
*5
25
20
2o
\yr
Barnes
Clifton
Eldred
Empire
Everest
Kinyon
Leonard
Maple River
Mapleton
Stanley
Walburg go
Warren 50
Buffalo Villa#® 10
Hunter Village i, .15
Page Village .. 15
Decrease
Elevators. Per cent
Buffalo Township 75
The question being upon the adop«
tion of the above motion and list of
changes, the roll was called and there
were ayes five and nays none, and so
the motion and list were declared
adopted.
R. A. Mares, representing the Wheat
land State bank, and H. S. Crothers,
representing the Davenport State
bank, appeared before the board and
protested against the proposed assess
hients of their bank slock.
The following resolution wfts pre
sented by Commissioner Brown, who
moved Its adoption, and was seconded
by Commissioner Landblom:
Whereas, It appears from the re
turns of the assessors of the county
that there are several banks which
have been omitted from the assess
ment rolls, and,
Whereas, The assessments of the
several banks as returned by the as
sessors are not properly equalized
with the returns of other property
therefore, be it
Resolved, That the auditor be and
he is hereby directed to add to the
assessment lists the asf^ssmcnts
against the First National bank of
Buffalo, $2,160 Chaffee State bank,
82,580, and Alice State bank, H.gOO
and that the assessment of the State
bank of Wheatland and State bank
of Davenport be placed at $1,400 each,
and that the assessment of the First
National bank of Casselton be in
creased from $4,200 to $8,000, and the
Erie State bank from $1,600 to $2,455,
each of said banks having been notified
of the intention of the board to in
crease their assessment giul, be it
u e I
Resolved, That the assessment of
the Caen County National bank of
Casselton be reduced from $10,00® to
$8,800 the People's Security bank of
Casselton from $8,000 to $4,800, the
First National bank of Hunter from
$10,530 to $8,000 the Page Farmers'
State bank from $4,000 to $3,000 and,
be It further
Resolved, That after the above
changes are made, in order to proper
ly equalize the assessments of bank
stock with that of other items of as
sessments in the county, that the au
ditor is hereby instructed to increase
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the assessment of all bank stock til
teh county 10 per cent.
The question being upon the adop
tion of the above resolution, the roll
was called and there were ayes Ave
and nays none, and so the resolution
was declared adopted.
It was moved and seconded that the
board adjourn to meet on Wednesday,
July 25, at 9 o'clock a. m., which mo
tion prevailed upon the call of the
roll.
Wednesday, July 25, 1906.
Board convened at 9 o'clock a. m.
pursuant to adjournment, with at!
members present.
It was moved by Commissioner
Hodgson and seconded by Cornmla
sioner Landblom that the assessment
of the Union Light, Heat and Power
Co., in the city of Fargo, under the
head of Item No. 28, be reduced from
$5,000 to $3,750, which motion pre
vailed upon the call of the roll, all
members voting aye.
It was moved by Commissioner
Hodgson and seconded by -Commis
sioner Landblom that the assessment
returns of the city of Fargo under
head of Item No. 28 be Increased 25
per cent, which motion prevailed upon
the call of the roll, all members vot
ing aye.
On motion duly seconded, the board
adjourned to meet on the morning of
Thursday, July 26, at 9 o'clock a. rn,
all voting aye,
Thursday, July 26, 1906.
Board convened at 9 o'clock a. M.
pursuant to adjournment, with til
members present.
It was moved by Commissioner
Barnes and seconded by Commissioner
Hodgson that to properly equalize the
returns of the assessors on Item of
lots In cities and villages, that lots
In village of Hunter be Increased ,10
per cent, which motion prevailed U0M1
the call of the roll, all voting aye.
It was moved by Commissioner
Brown and seconded by Commission
er Barnes that to properly equalize
the returns of the assessors of the
county on the Item of lands that the
following list of changes be adopted,
to-wlt:
4
n i
Increase.
Ayr 15
Clifton 10
Cornell .. ..
Dows ..
Eldred ., ..
i a n A
25
20
10
30
10
LAke IS
Leonard
Page ..
l'ontluc iu
Rich ..
RochestW*
Tower
Watsori .!
25
10
..40
20
20
15
66^
Decrease.
Lands. Per cent
Addison 10
Barnes 20
Bell IS
Iterlin 16
Durbin 5
GardncrWt ..IS 20
HarWoo^P 20
Kinyon 20
Maplet«» .' 10
Noble
Normanna 6
Pleasant .. .. 5
HaymoAd .. .. .10
Sfhnley I. i .. ... ., 10
Warren 5
Wiser .. 25
The qifestldti belnfc uixnl the adop
tion of the above motion and list of
changes, the Toll was called and there
were ayes five and naya none, and
so the-motion and lists were declared
adopted.
It was moved by Commlsloner
Barnes and seconded by Commission
er Brown that to properly equalize the
assessment on the item of structures
upon farm lands that the following
list of changes be adopted, to-wit:
Structures Increase,
on Farm Lands. Per cant
Arthur 10
Ayr 1 V 40
Clifton .. .. ., 20
Eldred U a11 15
Empire v. 5
Everest^.,, ZS'A
HighlarWK*,7~ 25
Noble 150
Pontiac .. 100
Rochester 10
The question being upon the adop
tion of the above motion and list qt
changes, the roll waa called and there
were ayes five and nays none, and so
the motion and lists of changes were
declared adopted.
On motion duly seconded the board
adjourned to meet on Friday, July 27,
at 9'clock ft. m., which motion pre
vailed upon the call of the roll, Ml
members voting aye.
Friday, July 27, 1906.
Board convened at 9 o'clock A. int.
pursuant to adjournment, with lit
members present.
Attorney J. F. Callahan appeared be
fore the board as city attorney for the
city of Casselton and protested agalnac
the action of the board in reducing the
assessments of the People's Security
bank and Cass Cuunty National bank,
both of Casselton. He also appeared
as attorney for the First National
bank of Casselton, and protested
against the action of the board in
creasing the assessment of the First
National bank of Casselton.
The following resolution was pre
sented by Commissioner Brown, who
moved its adoption, seconded by Com
missioner Hodgson:
Whereas, The county board of
equalization, having finished the eqiffc
llziatlon of both real and personal
assessments as returned by the as
sessors of- the county, as provided by
law therefore, be it
Resolved, That In our Judgment the
returns of the assessors of the dif
ferent districts of the county, as
equalized, ore a just and true assess
ment of all the q^sessable property of
Cass county, and said assessments, as
equalized and corrected, are hereby
approved.
The question being upon the adop
tion of the above resolution, the roil
was called, and there were ayes five
and nays none, and so the resolution
was declared adopted.
No further business appearing, tit#
board adjourned as a board of equali
zation. A Till G. LEWIS,
Attest: County Auditor.
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