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Sherbrooke, N. D., April 1st, 1912. The Board of County Commission ers met in regular session, at 10:00 o'clock a. m., all members present. Minutes of the meeting of Jan. 5th, 1912, was read and on motion ap proved. With reference to compensation to election officials at Primary election held March, 1912, motion was made, seconded, and carried, that the audi tor be instructed to draw warrants as follows: To Inspectors for post ing ballots, returning poll books and mileage, as provided by law, and $2.00 per day to the additional clerk for services on the Board. The following election cost bills were on motion allowed and ordered paid as follows: NEWBURGH E. M. Sondreaal, Inspector post ing ballots $2.00 Sam Thompson, Clerk 2.00 Oscar Eide, returning poll books and mileage 4.00 BEAVER CREEK E. O. Norgaard, Inspector $5.40 K. A. Johnson, Clerk 2.00 WESTFIELD John O. Jensen, Inspector $5.40 J. E. Blegeberg, Clerk 2.00 SHARON Ole J. Vig, Inspector $2.00 Ottis J. Vig, Clerk 2.00 Frank Hughes, returning poll books and mileage 4.30 ENGER T. O. Sclijeldahl, Inspector ....$5.50 Olnf A. Ringerud, Clerk 2.U0 GOLDEN LAKE L. H. Martinson, Inspector $5.25 11. L. Martinson, Clerk 2.00 FINLEY Severt Jacobson, Inspector $2.00 John O. Storebo, Clerk 2.00 M. M. Stordahl, returning poll books and mileage 3.00 FRANKLIN Ole C. Bjugstad, Inspector $5.45 John Sylvester, Clerk 2.00 PRIMROSE Ole Paulson, Inspector $5.30 Ed. P. Evenson, Clerk 2.00 SHERBROOKE E. E. Baldwin, Inspector $2.00 G. J. Mustad, Clerk 2.00 EASTON J. B. Oxton, Inspector $4.40 J. K. Sund, Clerk 2.00 GREEN VIEW C. G. Carlson, Inspector $5.00 A. J. Arneson, Clerk 2.00 EDENDALE Elias Simenson, Inspector $2.00 P. V. Lindstrom, Clerk •. 2.00 August Lindstrom, returning poll books and mileage 3.70 HUGO L. E. McDonald, Inspector $5.00 Harry Rickard, Clerk 2.00 MELROSE H. W. Chalmer, Inspector $2.00 A. B. Holt, Jr., Clerk 2.00 Walter Swanson, returning poll books and mileage 2.80 RIVERSIDE A. 13. Erickson, Inspector $5.70 Oliver Thorson, Clerk 2.00 BROADLAWN F. A. Tanger, Inspector $G.80 TRUE ECONOMY All gride* $5.00 Reward During the month of April we will pay a reward of $5.00 in cash to every person who will bring to our office ten yearly paid in advance subscriptions to the Hope Pioneer. $2.00 will be paid for five subscriptions on the same basis. This is your oppor tunity to get some pin money. See yoyr neighbors at once and get their subscriptions. C. M. Parker, Clerk 2.00 COLGATE S. F. Pope, Inspector $5.90 H. P. Rice, Clerk 2.00 CARPENTER W. H. Sussex, Inspector $2.00 W. K. Jaquith, Clerk 2.00 F. C. Brasted, returning poll books and mileage 3.50 WILLOW LAKE C. W. Hillerson, Inspector $2.00 Lewis Nelson, Clerk 2.00 N. C. Veile, returning poll books and mileage 4.20 VILLAGE OF FINLEY B. J. Long, Inspector $2.00 Half dan Petterson, Clerk 2.00 Knut Furos, returning poll books and mileage 2.90 VILLAGE OF SHARON M. C. Duea, Inspector $2.00 W. A. Scott, Clerk 2.00 P. T. Duncan, returning poll books and mileage 3.80 means tUc wise spending of one's money—making every dollar do full duty and getting iu return an article that will satisfy you in every way. The Be sure to see the White dealer who will be glad to show you how good a machine the White is. If there is no White dealer handy, write us direct for cat alogs. We do not sell to catalog houses. Vibrator and Rotary Shuttle Machines. WHITE SEWING MACHINE CO. CLEVELAND, O. Kraabel &. Kraabel, Hops, Colgate, Blabon. CITY OF HOPE First Ward— M. B. Hanley, Inspector $5.00 R. H. McLean, Clerk 2.00 Second Ward— Charles Chalmers, Inspector ....$2.00 B. M. Dalhoe, Clerk 2.00 N. N. Lunding, returning poll books and mileage 3.00 Third Ward— A. J. King, Inspector $5.00 H. A. Livermore, Clerk 2.00 On motion the Board adjourned till 1:30 p. m. Afternoon Session. The Board reconvened at 1:30 p. m., all members present. The Auditor's certificate of war rants drawn, quarter ending March 31, 1912, was on motion approved Warrants Irawn as f-vlows: G. J. Mustad, Auditor, Janu ary, February and March..$425.00 J. M. Johnson, States Attor ney, January, February and March 300.00 Geo. F. Newton, County Sup erintendent, January, Feb ruary and March 400.00 Adam S. Moote, County Merchant and Exchange Work. of flour North Dakota Pub. Co. Judge, January, February and March 375.00 E. A. Erickson, County Treasurer, January, Feb ruary, and March 425.00 D. W. Vadnie, Clerk of Court January, February and March 300.00 O. H. Olson, Register of Deeds, January, February and March 400.00 Alvin P. Boe, Register of Deeds Clerk, January and February 120.00 Alvin P. Boe, County Audi otr's Clerk, March 65.00 Anna Gilbertson, Deputy Treasurer, January, Feb ruary and March 195.00 Mildred Nash, Deputy Coun ty Superintendent, January February and March 2 00.00 Paul M. Bjugstad, County Auditor's Clerk, January and February 1-30.00 A. R. T. Wylie, superinten dent, care of three pa tients at Institute for the WHITE. is a real bargain because it is sold at a popular price because it gives you the kind of tewing you delight in because it will turn out the work quickly and thoroughly and give you a life time of satisfactory service because its improvements will enable you do thirgs which can't be done on any other machine because it will please you with its fine finish and beauty of its furniture. In short you will find the White reliable and desirable from every point of view. The\ Hope Roller Mills tad feed la ilatea, Grist grinding tor farmers receives flMflflf attention. itoct it Mil WMMfdCAMtMl CHURCH NOTES. Congregational. S. Hitchcock, Pastor. Morning worship, 11 a. in. Sunday school, 12 m. Evening service, 8:00 p. m. C. E., Tuesday evenings. —o— Methodist. Homer H. Moore, Pastor. Preaching 11 a. m. Sunday school 12 ni. Epworth League 7:15 p. m. Preaching 8:00 p. m. Feeble Minded at Orafton, N. D., at $15.00 per month for each patient, quarter ending March 31st, 1912.. 135.00 The certificate of J. Grassick, sup erintendent of the State Board of Health, as to amounts due to local registrars for reporting births and deaths for 1911, was on motion ap proved and warrants ordered drawn to the following: K. A. Johnson, Beaver Creek..$3.25 Fred Dresher, Broadlawn 1.75 W. H. Sussex, Carpenter 75 E. H. Badger, Colgate 3.25 H. O. Haagenson, Enger 1.50 O. Dronen, Franklin 3.00 Burt Jacobson, Finley 5.75 Ed. Moe, Golden Lake 3.00 C. A. Vadnie, Hugo 75 T. O. Midboe, Newburgh 6.00 Edw. A. Erickson, Primrose.... 2.00 John E. Evenson, Riverside 50 E. P. Still, Sherbrooke, 4.50 Jacob O. Vig, Sharon 3.00 Levi E. Olson, Westfleld 2.25 Frank E. Curry, Village of Fin ley 8.25 G. A. Fead, City of Hope 3.75 T. O. Cliantland, Village of Sharon 50 Christ Jensen, Willow Lake .... 2.50 W. H. Matchan, Village of Sharon 2.50 The following bills were on mo tion approved and ordered paid as follows: County of Cass, expenses of trial held at Fargo, Febru ary, 1912, case Skogluud vs. Nyhus $368.83 C. J. Long, distributing the March, 1912, election sup plies 37.50 J. M. Johnson, State's Attor ney's expenses 34.00 The time of 2:00 o'clock p. having arrived, which time having been designated as time for opening bids for interest on time deposits: Bids were submitted by the follow ing Banks, all of which offered to pay interest at the rate of 5 per cent per annum, for the period of one year of $8,000.00 to be deposit ed or upon any part thereof: First National Bank of Hope: Hope National Bank: First National Bank of Finley: First National Bank of Sharon: Colgate State Bank The Blabon State Bank: The State Bank of Finley: The Citizens State Bank of Sharon and Luverne State Bank On motion said banks were each designated as depositaries for said Interest and Sinking Fund, Fullers Lake Drain No. 1, provided bond is furnished according to law. On motion it was voted that said SS.000.00 be apportioned among the different banks, viz: National Banks $950.00: State Banks, $840.00. The bill of M. T. Savre, for salary as County Physician for quarter end ing March 31, 1912, for $50.00 was on motion allowed. The certificate by the superinten dent of Asylum for Insane at James town,-N. D., for quarter ending De cember 31st, 1911, as to amount due for care of patients from this County, $580.16, was on motion al lowed at $540.00, account charge being made for one Willard Morton who is not a resident, of this county The Sheriff's affidavit as to ex •lenses incurred in transporting To "etta Hanson, insane patient, to Tamestown, amount $4 6.20, was on •notion approved and statement or dered sent to State Auditor for pay ment. The following bills were on mo ion allowed: \meniu Elevator Co., fuel for Mrs. Kladt. $21.2 banners Elevator Co., Hat ton, fuel for Mrs. Holdahl 5.3 ^t. Lukes Hospital, care of Rasmussen, $44.25, allow ed at 35.40 'oitlnvnod Deaconess Hospi tal, care of K. E. Hagen, quarter ending March 31, 1!U2 75.00 Morthwood Deaconess Hos pital, care of K. E. Hagen, quarter ending December 31, 1911, and for one pair shoes 76.80 rohn K. Groven, wood for Irol(l 111 & Kittleson 11.50 Will Raker, Board for Carl a ndevKO'1 8.00 !. A. Hedding, County physi cian, salary, quarter end ing Mi'rch 31. 1912 50.00 ver Waldom, for digging grave 5.00 t. Luke's Hospital, care of Mildred Johnson 44.2 H. John's Hospital, care of Carl Anderson, eight weeks, two days 106.1 it. John's Hospital, care of Frank Johnson, six days, April, 1909 8.75 it. John's Hospital, care of M. Waite, two weeks, five days 30.40 i-\ A. Stiner, brooms, etc 3.10 E. A. Erickson, cash ad vanced for postage, court expenses, wolf bounties, bill of Frank Gray vs. County and Insurance pre mium 254.44 E. A. Erickson, cash ad vanced for recording Reg ister of Deeds affidavits in foreclosure of real es tate mortgages 4.7 Walker Bros. & Hardy, pri mary election supplies, March, 1912, and leather index tabs 102.70 G. W. Crocker, supplies for pupils final examinations.. 13.60 J. O. Collins, care of gas plant three months and extra work 31.00 Northern School Supply Co., 100 lbs. sweeping com pound 3.00 Frank Gray, per diem and mileage on Poor Board, taking care of Carl An derson 10.00 C. J. Long, transporting John Gerber to Hillsboro, North Dakota 20.00 Wamber & Thompson, pens and pencils .M0 Ed. W. Hanson, fuel for Mrs. Davies 5.56 Red River Valley Telephone Co., rent for two phones Dec. 1, 1911 to April 1, 1912 $12.00 toll charges, 10c 12.10 North Dakota Independent Telephone Co., rent for 4 phones, quarter ending Match 31, 1912, $15.00 toll .charges, $3.15 18.15 Sharon Reporter, publishing notice of school money to loan 6.00 Sharon Reporter, commis sioner proceedings, pub lishing impure food list and furnishing stationery 99.00 Hope Pioneer, commission ers proceedings and no tices 51.16 Steele County Tribune, com missioners proceedings, publishing impure food list and notices 90.32 The Finley Beacon, com missioners proceedings, publishing impure food list and notices 126.45 Motion was made, seconded and •.arried, that Dr. C. B. Harwood and L. Verwest, be appointed Superin tendent and Vice President respec tively, of the County Board of Health for one year, ending April 1st, 1913. On motion the Board adjourned till 9 o'clock a. m., April 2nd, 1912 April 2nd, 1012. The Board reconvened at 9:00 o'clock a. m., all members present.. The report of the president of the County Board of Health, for quartei ending March 31, 1912, was on mo tion approved and fees ordered paid as follows: C. B. Harwood, superin tend nt, one day service investigating slaughter house at Hope, and one day service in attendance on Board April 1st, 1912, and mileage L. Verwest, vice president., one day service on Board, April 1, 1912 J. M. Johnson, president, one day service on Board, 11.00 April 1, 1912 The following bills were on tion allowed: Anton Hovick, cash advanced for one load of hay for 3.00 3.00 mo- Mrs. Holdahl and for dray ing 13.00 Beidler & Robinson Lumber Co., shingles for Holdahl house 14.00 Lunde & Ofstehage, meat for Holdahl and Kittleson 21.30 Beidler & Robinson Lumber Co., soft coal for Kittle son 15.95 Globe Gazette Printing Co., supplies for county offices.. 17.95 On motion made, seconded and carried, the following places were designated as points for holding chattle mortgage foreclosure sales Newburgh, at residence of Lewit Thompson on section 9 Beavei Creek, at school house on section 26 Village of Sharon, at front door ol Lageson & Anderson's Livery barn Greenview, at residence of C. Carlson on section 22 Village ol finley, at front door of Howland livery barn village of Sherbrooke at west door of Court House Enger at residence of Iver Thompson oi section 18: Primrose, at residence ol Syver Pladson on section 26 Eden dale, at front door of town hall on section 22 Riverside, at residence ol Porter Kimball on section 28 Vil lage of Blabon, at front door of post office village of Colgate, at fronl door of Wisvvell's livery barn City of Hope, at front door of Major Inv plement Company's office. The Auditor was on motion in structed to purchase the necessar ballot boxes for the Village of Sharon Precinct. The adoption of the following res olntion was proposed: Whereas, that part of Chapter 109 of the Session Laws of 1907 of the laws of the State of North Dakota providing for the payment by each candidate for nomination at the pri mary election held in June, of a cer tain fee, when filing his petition with the County Auditor, has been declared unconstitutional by the su preme court. Therefore, be it resolved, that the County Treasurer be hereby in structed to issue check in favor of each of the following candidates for the amount of the filing fee paid into the County Treasury for becoming candidate at the Primary election held in June, 1910. Checks to be issued to the following: Adam S. Moote $10.00 D. W. Vadnie 13.05 ,G. A. Warner 20.00 E. S. Johnson 12.00 Anton Hovick 3.00 O. H. Olson 16.00 G. J. Mustad 17.00 T. G. Anderson 17.00 G. F. Newton 13.10 J. M. Johnson 12.00 J. B. Oxton 3.00 K. A. Johnson 17.00 Albert Sparrow 17.00 C. J. Long 17.00 M. M. Stordahl 3.00 Ole Paulson 10.00 E. A. Erickson 17.00 Jas. Park 3.00 Chas. Ellingson 20.00 Wm. Oxton 17.00 A. G. Miller 13.10 F. E. Curry 17.00 G. O. Brager 3.00 Wm. Curfman 1.00 O. N. Grefsheim 3.00 Hugo Gunkel 10.00 E. D. Washburn 20.00 Jas. McKenzie 50 A. Mickels 50 C. W. Lippert 8.50 Which resolution was on motion adopted, all members voting aye upon the call of the roll. The following bills were approved The Art Metal Construction Co., two metal document files $45.00 Knight Printing Co., mort gage records and other office supplies, $56.20 allowed at 50.00 Walker Bros. & Hardy, blank books and blanks 68.66 Titnes-Herald Printing Co., blank books 6.0o The bonds furnished by the Fargo Pridge .& Iron Co. to the State of North Dakota and to the County of Steele, each being for the amount of Thirty-eight Hundred Seventy-two Dollars, with the Northern Trust Company of Fargo as surety, condi tioned the compliance with contract for furnishing bridges for 1912, said bonds after having been approved as to form by the States Attorney, were on motion approved as to amount and sufficiency of surety by the Board. The States Attorney's report of nvestigation under the prohibition law, and affidavit as to expenses, were on motion approved and fees ordered paid: Bert Milligan, witness fee and milejage $2.10 W. H. Masters, witness fee and mileage 2.10 Clair Smith, witness fee and mileage 2.10 Oscar Johnson, serving sub poena on said witnesses and mileage 1.05 On motion the Board adjourned till 1:00 o'clock p. m. Afternoon Session. The Board reconvened at 1:00 o'clock p. m., all members present. It appearing from the records in the County Auditor's office, that there has occurred an error in as sessment of personal property under classification No. 24 in the assess iiient book of the Village of Sharon for the year 1911, against Bergan & Lageson, in that in assessment book showed a valuation of said property amounting to $300.00, whereas on assessor's listing blanks, same was listed at $100.00. And it appearing to a reasonable certainty that the in tent. of the assessor, was to value said property at $100.00, it was on motion made, seconded and carried, that the application and affidavit of said Bergan & Lageson, be accepted and taxes abated on a valuation of $200.00. The bill of G. J. Mustad for $a,57, cash advanced for express, was on motion allowed. The petition by electors from the Village of Finley, voting Precinct isking for a change of polling place from the Town Hall to the Finley Commercial Club rooms, was granted and upon motion said Finley Com mercial Club rooms was designated is the polling place, until otherwise directed. The Justice report of L. E. Olson for quarter ending March 31, 1912 was on motion approved and fees or dered paid as follows: L. E. Olson, Justice $5.00 John O. Jensen, one day, ap praisers, glandered horses.... 2.00 A. T. Ohnsager, one day ap praiser, glandered horses 2.00 Gilbert Ohnsager, one day ap praiser, glandered horses.... 2.00 The Justice report of Geo. A. Mon reith, quarter ending March 31 1912, was on motion approved and fees ordered paid: Geo. A. Monteith, Justice $19f00 C. J. Long, Sheriff 21 70 On motion the Auditor was in structed to advertise for sealed bids for twenty-five tons nut hard coal to be delivered on the track at Pick ?rt, N. D., bids to be opened at 2:00 /clock p. m., July 3rd, 1912. The following bills were on mo ion allowed: 01 uf A. Sorum, sheriff of Traill County, board for 2 prisoners, quarter ending March 31, 1912 $63.00 M. F. Hegge, supplies for Mrs. Holdahl 58.19 Steele County Tribune, notice of Teachers Examination .... 4.40 On motion the chairman was an liorized and instructed to appoint committees to check accounts in the County Treasurer's, Auditor's, Reg :st.er of Deeds, and Clerk of Courts dices. Chairman Gray appointed Com nissioners Verwest, Grefsheim and '-toviclc to check in County Treas urer's and Auditor's offices, and Commissioner Johnson and himself 0 check other offices. On motion the Board adjourned 1 ill 9 o'clock a. m. Tuesday, April '.! rd, 1912. April 3rl, 1»12. The Board reconvened at 9:00 o'clock a. m., all members present. The committees proceeded to check offices, then adjourned till 1:00 j'clock p. m. Afternoon Session. The Board reconvened at 1:30 p. •u., all members present. The Committee checking the Treasurer's and Auditor's offices submitted the following report, which was on motion approved, and ordered filed: Balance in Treasury, Jan. 1, 1912.... Collections, Jan. 1 to Mch. 31, 1912 PAYMENTS Jan. 1 to March 31, 1912 Balance March 31, 1912 Balance in Treasury March 31, Funds and Where Kept:— First. National Bank of Hope Hope National Bank First National Bank of Finley State Bank of Finley First National Bank of Sharon Citizens State Bank of Sharon Blabon State Bank Colgate State Bank Drafts and Checks Currency in Drawer Currency in Safe Credits Time Deposits Reports were submitted by the Committee appointed to check Regis ter of Deeds and Clerk of Courts offices: Register of Deeds collections, quarter ending March 31, 1912, $586.10 Clerk of Court, collections, quarter ending March 31, 1912, $1,091.20 which amounts were found to agree with Register of Deeds and Clerk of Courts certifi cates of collections, the committees reports were on motion approved. Motion made, seconded and car ried that $50.00 be set aside out of County General Fund, for the pur pose of carrying on corn and po tato contest for the year 1912. The following bonds furnished as required for becoming depositaries for Funds in Fullers Lake Drainage Interst and Sinking Fund, for the coming year, having been approved Additional Locals Come to the ball game Tuesday afternoon. Lor rheumatism you will find nothing better than Chamber ain's Liniment. Try it and see low quickly it brings relief^ "or sale by all dealers. WANTED—Boarders by the day or week at the following prices: Board, $5 per week, board and room, $24 per month. Apply at Mrs. Scheurich. 2-tf. The Twentieth Annual Session of the Devils Lake Chautauqua will be held from June 29th to 4 July I4th. The assembly this year offers one of the best pro grammes ever brought together in North Dakota. The Associa tion has been encouraged by a great awakening in Devils Lake, every citizen pledging his moral and financial support looking for the assembly. FOR SALE: On easy terms the following property: Lots21, 22, 23, 24, Block No. 2, Original townsite of the City of Hope, N. D., County of Steele and State of North Dakota. Above proper ty is known as the W. IT. Farris residence. Price $2650. Will sell upon reasonable cash pay ment. Balance on terms to suit. Will accept good bankable paper in part or in full payment. Inquire of I. W. Standley, or write The Brown Danskin Co., 1014 Security Bank Bldg., Min neapolis Minn. Wins Again. The international Pure Food Show held in Paris, March, 1912, has just awarded Cahimet Bak ing Powder the highest honors, giving them the Grand Prize and Gold Medal. This, in addition to the High Award that Calumet won at the World's Pure Food Exposition in Chicago, gives Calumet the highest honors issued by two of the largest Pure Food Shows ev- -H' er held and proves conclusively the superior wholesotneness, purity and uniformity of Calu met Baking Powder. as to form by the States Attorney, was 011 motion approved as to amount and sufficiency of surety: First National Bank, $2,000.00 Hope National Bank, $1,900.00 First National Bank of Finley, $1, 900.00 First National Bank of Sharon, $3,000.00 Colgate State Bank, $2,000.00 Blabon State Bank, $2,000.00 State Bank of Finley, (surety bond) $840.00 Citizens State Bank of Sharon, $4,000.00 Luverne State Bank, $2,000.00. The following bills were on mo tion allowed as follows: Knight Printing Co., assess ment supplies for 1912 $78.00 Frank Gray, service on poor Board, two days, $4.00 and cash advanced for trans portation of poor, total 9.50 Kraabel & Kraabel, supplies for Keillor & Davies, poor 17.50 Geo. F. Newton, cash advanced for postage, and mileage visiting schools 22.92 Mat Larkin, scrubbing floors and cleaning walls and ceil ings in offices 9.00 Frank Gray, one day's ser- $ 47,319.01 127,481.70 $108,074.73 66,725.98 $174,800.71 $ 66,725.98 $174,800.71 $7,659.36 '7,923.81 7,504.65 7,206.83 7,920.86 7,231.55 7,312.66* 7,328.11N 76.20 164.41 7.00 390.55 6,000.00 $66,725.98 $66,725.98 vices and mileage canvass ing March, 1912, election vote Ole N. Grefshein, comm. three days and mileage 16.80 L. Verwest, on Poor Board, seven days and mileage 15.65 L. Verwest, comm. three days and mileage 15.40 Frank Gray, comm. three days and mileage 16.00 K. A. Johnson, comm. three days and mileage 16.90*' Anton Hovick, comm. three days and mileage 17.30 6.00 The minutes of the meetings of April 1st and 2nd, 1912, were read and on motion approved. On motion the Board adjourned till 9:00 o'clock, Wednesday, May 1st, 1912. G. J. MUSTAD, County •"ditor.