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HOPE, N THURSDAY, July 14, 1910. Official Newspaper Steele County NORTH DAKOTA PUBLISHING CO. SVBSCRIPTION HATES: Per Year, In advance ill.30 Six Months .75 Entered at the post office at Hope, North Da (ota. as second class matter. To insure insertion, all advertise ments and pay locals must reach our office on or before Wednesday noon of each week. fiT All notices of entertainments of any nature at which admission is charged, given by local organizations are charged at the rate of five cents per line per insertion. OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS Of the Board of Counsy Commissioners. Shenbrooke, N. D. July 5th, 1910. The Board of County Commissioners met in regular session at 9 o'clock A. M. All members present. Minutes of the meeting of April 13th, 1910 read and on motion approved. The .following statement of Warrants drawn by Auditor in payment County Officials salaries, deputies and clerk hire for quarter ending June 30th, 1910, was on motion approved: S. McPherson, auditor $425.00 J. M. Johnson, states attorney.. 300.00 A. G. Miller, Supt. of schools.. 327.50 Adam S. Moote, county judge.. 250.00 G. O. Johnson, county treasurer 425.00 D. W. Vadnie, clerk of court... 300.00 D. W. Vadnie, clerk of court's additional salary under the prohibition law 25.84 O. H. Olson, register of ,deeds 400.00 G.'J. Mustad, clerk for register of deeds all of month of April and seven days during 73-55 H. P. Johnson, deputy auditor all month of April, 9 days during May and all of June.. 137.42 Ava Sonstrud, deputy Supt. of schools, April,' May and half month in June 136.45 Sharon Hall Co., rent of hall for educational meeting (pay able from Teachers Institute Fund) \.. 10.00 Bills were on motion allowed as fol lows: J. O. Collins, care of plant three months and work around court house 19.50 Adam S. Moote, work on jail and cells Dr. A. J. Heimark, salary coun ty physician for quarter end= ing June 30th, 1910 D. W. Vadnie, cleaning court room and sheriffs office...!.. A. G. Miller, mileage visiting schools $98.30 and cash ad vanced for postage and express 13.10 6563 50.00 2.50 Total 112.00 S. McPherson, cash advanced for postage cartage and office supplies 9.80 The payment by the county auditor and chairman of $3000.00 to the Fargo Bridge and Iron Co., as part payment 011 bridge contract was on motion ap proved. Bills were on motion allowed as fol lows: The Fargo Bridge and Iroh Co., part payment on bridge con tract $2000.00 Bismarck Tribune Co., station ary 27.95 Knight Printing Co., election supplies $190.25, allowed at.. ,180.25 Knight Printing Co., Ink and! Blanks $10.00, allowed at Wm. Welch Mfg. Co., School diplomas of Honor Mrs. P. Swanson, care Anna Hanson Mrs. Ole B. Olson, board and care M. Sanve W-elo & Teie, supplies for Ole Kittleson Lundle & Ofstehage, meat for Kittkson and Holdahl On motion adjournment was until 1:30 P. M. same dav. 9.00 12.52 '39.00 90.00 41.7: 15.00 taktn AFTERNOON SESSION. The Board of County Commissioners reconvened at 1:30 P. M. All members present. Bids for supplying the County with 20 tons hard nut coal, delivered f. o. Pickert, was opened. The only bid submitted was made by the Amenia Elevator Co., at $9.10 per ton. On mo tion duly seconded and carried the con tract was awarded to said company as per bid. The report of the Board of Health was 011 motion approved and bills or dered paid as follows: Dr. C. B. Ha'rwood, services as Supt $39.00 M. N. Mallory, disenfectants... J. B. Oxton, attendance board of health meeting. J. M. Johnson, attendance board of health meeting 3.00 2.20 3.00 The bills of Wm. Oxton, deputy sheriff, for conveying Mrs. Beattie and Mrs. Sund to Hospital for Insane Jamestown, was on motion approved and forwarded to State Auditor for pay ment. The States Attorney filed treasurer receipt for $28.30, covering judgment for cost, case aginst W. S. Holt. The monthly statements of fees col lected by the Register of Deeds for the quarter ending June 30th 1910, aggre gating $463.85, was on motion approved The auditor was on motion instructed to issue warrant for $100. payable to A. LaiMoure, Supt. for care and main .tenance of Gunhild and Marie Haadland at Institution for feeble minded at Graf ton, for period of six months beginning July ist, 1910, as per statements render ed. TJie monthly statements of fees col lected by the Clerk of Court for the quarter ending June 30th 1910, aggre gating $65.00, was on motion apptoved. The auditor was on motion instructed to issue warrant for $100 payabel to H. A. LaMoure, Supt. for care and main tenance of Gunhild and Marie Haadland for feeble minded at Grafton, for period of six months beginning July ist, 1910 as per statements rendered. On motion duly seconded and carried, the auditor was instructed to issue war. rant in the sum of $587.54 payable to the state treasurer, and drawn on the fund for care of the insane," for care of insane patients at Jamestown for six months ending June 30th 1910, as per statements rendered. The report of the Board of Insanity, in the matter of investigation of the in sanity of Mrs. Beattie, was on motion approved and fees allowed as follows: Adam S. Moote, chairman $5-35 Dr. A. J. Heimark, member 8.80 Wm. Barclay, member 2.10 Geo. Murray, witness 2.05 Wm. Moore, witness 2.05 The official bond of Wm. Curfman, county constable, in the sum of $500. with the Northern Trust Co. as surety, was on motion- accepted and approved as to sufficiency of surety. 'On motion duly seconded and carried the states attorney was instructed to enter satisfaction of P. P. tax judg ment for taxes of 1893 against John McMann, -upon payment of the face of of the tax judgment The Clerk of Court having filed a re quisition for 100 names to complete the jury list, they were on motion appor tioned to be drawn from the various townships, villages and cities as follows: Newburghs Beaver Creek 5 Westfield 4 Sharon 4 Engers GotdenLake 4 Finley 4 Franklin 4 Primrose 5 Sherbrook 4 Easton 4 Greenview 4 Edendale 4 Hugo 4 Melrose 5 River side 4 Broadlawn 4 Colegate 5 Car penter 4 Willow Lake 4 Village of Sharon 4 Village of Finley 5 city of Hope 6. On motion duly seconded and carried. Dr. A. J. Heimark was county physician for the north half of the county for the period of one year dating from July ist 1910, at a saalry! Qle J. of $200 per year the county physician to furnish all medicines, medical and surgical aid for the county poor in his district. On motion duly seconded and car ried, Dr. J. A. Hedding was appointed county physician for the south half of the county for a period of one year dat ing from July ist, 19I0 at a salary of $200 per year the county physician to furnish all medicine, medical and surgi cal aid for the county poor in his dis trict Motion made, seconded and carried, that the auditor and treasurer prepare and have published in the Finley Beacon financial statement of the county for the fiscal year ending June 30th, 1910. Bills were on motion allowed as fol lows Dr. J. A. Hedding, salary county physician for quarter ending June 30th 1910 $ 62.50 J. M. Johnson, states attor neys expenses 25.90 North -Dakota Publishing Co. legal printing and stationary.. 83.74 Steele County Tribune, legal printing 73.44 Sharon Reporter, legal printing 1 and stationery 77.48 I. W. Standley, sheriffs fees de livering election supplies 36.20 I. W. Standley, sheriffs fees summoning jurors, subpeon* ing witnesses and attending court 11S.45 o'clock a. ni. July 6th, 1910. On motion the board adjourned until o'clock a. m. July 6th, 1910. S. McPHERSON, County Auditor. Sherbrooke, N. D., July 5th, 1910. The Board of County Commissioners reconvened at 9 A. M. pursuant to ad journment. All members present. Min utes of the meeting of July 5th 1910, read and on motion approved. Motion made, seconded and earned, that the chairman, appoint committees ind records in the various county ottices. The Chairman appointed Oxton, Gray and Sulland to check accounts and records of the Treasurers office, and Johnson and himself to check accounts and records 11 the Register of Deeds office, which work was taken up by the committees and continued until 12 o'clock noon when adjournment was taken till 1:30 p. m. same day. AFTERNOON SESSION. The Board of County Cimmissioners reconvened at 1:30 P. -M. All mem bers present: The committees resumed their duties of checking the records in the various county offices. The Chairman and Com. Johnson after having finished checking the records of the Register of Deeds office, checked up accounts and records of the office of the Clerk of Court and County judge, and reported that they found all accounts and re= cords in the offices of the Register of Deeds, Clerk of Court and County Judge, satisfactory and kept in accord ance with law. The committee appointed to check ac counts and records in the county treas urers office, having completed their dut» ies, reported having found cash, ac counts and balances as follows: Balance January ist, 1910 $108,268.20 Collections Jany. ist 1910 to June 30th.. 147,045.86 Collections July ist, 1910, to July 6th, 1910.. 251.05 Payments Jany. ist, 19I0, to July ist, 1910... $209,946.78 Paymens July ist, 1910 to July 6th, 1910. 990.26 Balance, July 6th, 1910 44,628.07 $255,565 XI To balance July 6th, 19I0 $44,628.07 Hope National Bank $255,565 II ist Nat'l. Bank of Hope 3316.34 ist Nat'l. Bank of Finley 5670.77 State Bank of Finley 5528.58 ist Nat'l. Bank of Sharon..... 4821.84 Blabon State Bank 4615.44 Colgate State Bank 2407.47 Citizens State Bank of Sharon. 6495..60 Drafts and checks 528.60 Credits (wolf bounties, court orders & etc) 5568.45 Township orders 25.50 Time deposits 3000.00 Cash on hand 221.78 Cash 011 hand $44628.07 $44628.07 (Signed:) J. B. Oxton, F. Gray, K."S. Sulland. The report of the committee was on motion accepted and committees dis charged. On motion adjournment was taken until 9 o'clock a. m. July 7th, 1910. S. McPHERSON, County Auditor. Sherbrooke, N. D., July 7, 1910. The Board of County Commission ers reconvened at 9 o'clock a. 111. pur= suant to adjournment. All members present. Minutes of the meeting of July 6th, 1910, read and on .motion approved On motion, duly seconded and car ried, the election expense bills for the Primary Election held June 29th, 1910, were allowed as follows NEWBURGH PRECINCT. E. M. Sondreaal, Inspector, posting ballots and returning poll books :$9-75 Oscar Eide, Judge 3.25 T. O. Bratager, Judge 3.25 Lewis Thompson, Clerk 3.25 T. O. Midboe, Clerk 3.25 BEAVER CREEK PRECINCT. P. J. Ostmo, Inspector, posting ballots and returning poll books ~. 8.95 E. O. Norgaard, Judge 3.50 P. L. O. Coltom, Judge 3.50 T. K. Walsvick, Clerk 3-50 J. O. Buan, Clerk 3.50 WESTFIELD PRECINCT. J. E. Blegeberg, posting ballots and clerk 4.50 Andrew Bergan, Inspector 3.25 Ole Tenold, Judge 3-25 Carl Ulberg, Judge :. 3-25 appointed l. E. Olson, Clerk and return ing poll books 7.35 SHARON PRECINCT. Vig, Inspector, posting ballots and returning pool books ...'. 9.30 Martin Kloster, Judge 3-25 James Curry, Judge 3.25 A. E. Anderson, Clerk 3.25 Jacob Vig, Clerk 3.25 ENGER PRECINCT. T. O. Schjeldahl, Inspector, posting ballots and returning poll books 10.00 Osten Thykeson, Judge 4.00 Paul P. Boe, Judge 4.00 H. O. Haagensoiij Clark 4.00 Alvin P. Boe, Clerk 4.00 GOLDEN LAKE PRECINCT. L. H. Martinson, Inspector, posting ballots and returning poll books 9.30 N. O. Heskind, Judge 3.00 R. O. Lovely, Judge 3.00 O. W.. Williams, Clerk 3.00 E. Moe, Clerk 3.00 FINLEY PRECINCT. M. M. Stordahl, posting ballots and returning poll books 5.20 Severt Jacobson, Inspector 3.00 John Anderson, Judge 3.00 Louis Peterson,-Judge .... 3.00 Burt JaGobson, Clerk 3.00 J. O. Storobo, Clerk 3.00 FRANKLIN PRECINCT. O. C. Bjugstad, Inspector and posting ballots 5.50 B. O. Hilstad, Judge 3.00 B. S. Drotien, Judge 3.00 Wm. Leiske, Clerk 3.00 S. O. Dronen, Clerk and re turning poll books 6.40 PRIMROSE PRECINCT. Ole Paulson, posting ballots 2.00 Haldor Klath, Inspector and re turning poll books -... 6.-55 Ingvold Hanson, Judge 3.25 S. K. Pladson, Judge 3.25 Wm. Darch, Clerk 3.25 G. H. Gilbertson, Clerk 3.25 SHERBROOKE PRECINCT. E. E. Baldwin, Inspector and posting ballots 5.75 W. M. Moore, Judge 3.25 J. M. Cooper, Judge 3.25 E. P. Still, Clerk 3.25 S. McPherson, Clerk 3.25 EASTON PRECINCT. J. B. Oxton, posting ballots.... 2.50 A. I. Simonson, Inspector 3.25 M. K. Sund, Judge.. 3.25 'P. R. Sampson, Judge and re= turning poll books 5.85 Geo. Gilbertson, Gerk\ 3.25 J. K. Sund, Clerk 3.25 GREENVIEW PRECINCT. C. G. Carlson, Inspector, posting ballots and returning poll bools 7.85 S. H. Nelson, Judge 2.75 Paul Simonson, Judge 2.75 C. A. Carlson, Clerk 2.75 Evan A. Monson, Clerk 2.75 EDENDALE PRECINCT. Elias Simonson, Inspector and posting ballots 4.50 John. R. Lindstrom, Judge 3.00 P. V. Lindstrom, Judge and returning poll books 7.00 August Lindstrom, Clerk 3.00 K. S. Sulland, Clerk 3.00 HUGO PRECINCT. L. E. McDonald, Inspector and posting ballots 5.25 P. .F. Orn, Judge 3.25 I. L. Rogers, Judge 3.25 W. E. Shellman, Clerk and re turning poll books 5.75 H. J. McDonald, Clerk 3.25 MELROSE PRECINCT. H. W. Chalmers,,Inspector and posting ballots 5.50 Walter Swanson, Judge and re turning poll books 5.80 A. L. Stewart, Judge 3.00 B. A. Cumming, Clerk 3.00 P. M. Olson, Clerk 3.00 RIVERSIDE PRECINCT. A. E. Erickson, Inspector, posts ting ballots and returning poll books 8.70 C. F. Copenhaver, Judge 2.50 Herman Heggeblad, Judge 2.50 $2427.70( c. Thorson, Clerk 2.50 THE WELD r/fATWBipM MR. FARMER: LISTEN,NOW. bed to guarantee this That th» wlr*e art net injured the Joints. C. M. Copenhaver, Clerk 2.50 BROADLAWN PRECINCT. F. A. Tanger, Inspector, post ing ballots and returning poll books 9-40 J. E. Knight, Judge 3.25 Roy Parker, Judge 3.25 Fred Dresher, Clerk 3.25 C. M. Parker, Gerk 3.25 COLGATE PRECINCT. S. F. Pope, Inspector, posting ballots and returning poll books 8.95 M. E. Brown, Judge 3.25 P. H. Kelly, Judge 3.25 C. L. Williams, Clerk 3.25 R. A. Pope, Clerk 3.25 CARPENTER PRECINCT. Thos. Sussex, Inspector, posting ballots and returning poll books 8.40 D. E. Sheldon, Judge 3.00 Henry Farris, Judge 3.00 T. J. Smith, Clerk 3.00 W. H. Sussex, Clerk 3.00 WILLOW LAKE PRECINCT. C. W. Hillerson, Inspector and posting ballots 5.00 Lewis Nelson, Judge ... 3.00 N. C. Veile, Judge 3.00 Christ Jensen, Clerk 3.00 W. H. Northrop, Clerk.and re turning poll books 7.30 VILLAGE OF SH'ARON. P. T. Duncan, Inspector, post ing ballots and cash advanced for lock for ballot box 4.55 L. O. Harmon, Judge 3.75 James Simpson, Jr., Clerk and rqturning poll books 8.015 Paul Sambuc, Clerk 3.75 Oliver Berg, Clerk 3.75 VILLAGE OF FINLEY. B. J. Long, posting ballots 2.00 Halfdan Pe tier son, Inspector.... 4.00 S. G. Bistli'ne, Judge 4.00 E. W. Cone, Judge 4.00 J. A. Carlson, Clerk and return* ing poll books 6.80 C. G. Linnell, Clerk 4.00 Bistline and Anthony, materials for booths 1.45 Geo. A. Montieth, printing ex tra women ballots 1.50 ist WARD CITY OF HOPE. T. M. Major, Inspector, posting ballots and returning poll books 8.05 M. B. Hanley, Judge..... 3.75 B. F. Walden, Judge 3.75 W. E. Taplin, Clerk 3.75 W. J. Hanson, Clerk 3.75 2nd WARD CITY OF HOPE. Clias. Chalmers, Inspector, post ing ballots and returning poll books, 7.50 Prompt attention given to all kinds of repairing. AUTO LIVERY Quick and Sure Two cek.rs, with experienced drivers, for Livery purposes. Automobiles Stored. Automobile Supplies of All Kinds Your patronage solicited Telephone No. 48 Hammer Wlttemarv You will find electrically welded hoops on ice cream freezers and washing inachines, on many tubs and buckets. Examine tliem* PITTSBURGH PERFECT" fences are made by this modern, simple and marvelous process, producing" THE WCLD THAT HELP." That tha fence la perfectly adjustable uneven ground. That the ataya wMI not aeparate from the atranla. That the fence la all right In every particular. Could you ask any more definite protection Your complete satUaction absolutely assured. Sold and'guaranteed by ICING 8c SMITH Every agent handling PITTSBURGH PERFECT" fences is author- This being the regular date for can= vassing the Primary election returns and the Chairman being a member of the canvassing board, adjournment was taken until o'clock A. M. July 8th, 1910. Science has developed something Infinitely better than the old-style wrap or olamp. II PITTSBURGH PERFECT", FENCES ARE WELDED BY ELECTRICITY. This is the modem method of construction. Years of life are added through the elimination of serious fence defects. A WRAP holds moisture, cracks the palvanlrlnp and allows the water to attack (tie bate wire. A small amount of displaced galvanizing on "PITTSBURGH PERFECT" REINFORCES THE PRO ON ACAINST RUST I TECTION 1 AT THE ELECTRICALLY WELDED JOINTs the joint. STAYS CANNOT SLIP. They are always just where they were put. Stay and strand wires become one piece when the union is made. The fence is like a solid sheet of perforated itcrL Every Rod is Guaranteed Perfect. Don't allow your prejudice in favor of the rapjcfly-dfcHning and flow antiquated mrthodi you bay heretofore knowu, to "w.vp your good Judgment* "PITTSBURGH PERFECT" FENCES REPRESENT PROGRESS, because hundreds of thousands ol dollars wctlh cl standard material is daily welded by electricity. The hoop on the average sugar barrel In the Isolated country grocery store is an electrically welded product. If your wagon was made in a large factory, its tires were welded by electricity* S. McPHERSON, County Auditdr. NOTICE The regular Annual meeting of The Hope Parmer Grain Co. will be held at the office of the Elevator Co. on Friday, July 15, 1910, at 2 o'clock p. m. for the election of Directors and trans action of other business that may properly come before it. John J. WambeVg, Secy. Money To Loan On Real Estate M.BCASSBI.L & C05her«brooke ^52 47S 39. 32m 26m I 5 PTTTJBURGH PERFECT FENCING' Courteous Treatment Good Service TKe Cl\ib Ca^fe HANLEY & DALHOE, Props. A. R. Baker, Judge 3.00 •R. R. Fisher, Judge 3.00 James T. Masters, Clerk 3.00 H. W. Eul-mer, Clerk 3.00 3rd WARD CITY OF HOPE G. W. Cole, Inspector and post ing ballots 5.75 Geo. A. Fead, Judge 3.75 T. G. Pierson, Judge 3.75 J. A. Klovstad, Clerk 3.75 E. W. Hanson, Clerk 3.73 Meals at all Hours Rooms in Connection 4i.iAli4A.Hii4.iL RAISE COTTON IN CALIFORNIA Capitalists Form Corporation Will Plant 3,000 Acres in Imperial Valley. and Los Angeles, Cal.—Articles of incor poration have been filed for the Cali fornia Cotton company, whose princi pal business Is to grow cotton In Im perial valley. The signers of the appll cation are ranch owners and business men of Los Angeles and Memphis, Tenn. It was originally intended te form a large company, but on account of the very limited time before cot ton planting it was decided to work along more modest lines. The capital of $26,000 will enable the company tc plant from 2,000 to 3,000 acres in cot ton, and Itave an Experienced planta tion manager as superintendent aqd Justify maintaining a business office to handle the products. There is said to be an unlimited demand for cotton and cottonseed products. In Califor nia there is a cotton mill that will use 10,000 bales of cotton. Cotton mills from Germany and Japan are reported to be negotiating for some of the cotton to be raised In the Imperial valley. The Eternal Motion. Nature never stands still, nor soula either. They ever go up or down.-* 'nil* C. R. Dorr.