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lemmort ormerly The State-Line Herald Published Fridays at KMMOK. SOUTH DAKOTA 3. F. ibsrriptk*» 1 rnioi .11 «ie! •falfa, th thti ids hi V. Ph 1 it the V illy, Jf. Vul th^ir j) ut^st an i' "licy. h« the pr Mnerican people to think that there those who think that he and We Reraid: Why Arete So High? tk^MT Friday* H!arh!, 1^12. March visit at *U1U Uil mmer c( ssa Many Dr. widely UiiW !i 1' ,i:u.-L i 11. tr ct i j'actor He lias juliarly ilu hlb lacy w .(•••• strenj pacities fitting hi the office, and ndidaev l, imai it rsed at the in men! him- I to I he skiers, iiavhiA' liitgt' perience. i-o.vers of persuasion, hnical ability, a host of friends eminent in the counsels of the tate, forensic gifts and a per n£l genialily that must win .m influence. The selecion of Phelps, to represent this fislativeViistrict at Pierre next inter would be a sate CI.OR-C. Nevertheless a peek into the strongbox will reveal further •, idence of that fifteen hundred. Vv'aidi th. proceedings. Aduins county office seekers are fin anxious seat, pending the coming March 8. wlien thev mav oiwti the think this step is the great- Special Salary. 3 mills *"*t mistake he has ever made- Out of' School P«!1 ipresidency he could ever be a fact* ltoadPtfll u for good and for progress. As l'resident in a third term he and will rove either the usurper of powers that belong to the people or a failure. Further than he has gone he en never n't. And as to his thus ojxjn opposi tion to Taft, his arguments to super sede him must go to counter to his strongest endorsements as to policy in the past I»i'r t-Vre «lo th.s office (Wn!»xmrs m-mey iU A li.- tr and other s *,3* of *a s atT the county seat, are up The foundation of taxation is, the just assessment of all proper ty. both real and personal: thi* i oecasien he should be done by the various as Itcturfs. r- n segg, rs ftnnuaj ve a usinc attendance. The, March of each year. tr.epar* that the different V Tile i til' (-t y *, allien win coin pel each votu- to con n8 himsell strictly to his own party, *ill plunge thii caiiflidaus into n i wet the excuses of the van- 1 For Road Poll $2.00, School Ifor Poll $1 00 and Dogs $1.(HI is fixed jdress "S" ls 14 !y can save the party and people. America, prolific in bring to maturity m,lls- which i8 State tax. 4 mills County General. 4.7 mil! County Insane, mills ^reat personalities, ought to have no difficulty in finding men as able ashe. :ind the reelection of Roosevelt would indicate tbat America ami it., liberies |County Hoati. 0.2 mill '''?k for a dictator. Asto Coi. lttH.H£.k~ t'ountv Hridjje lt idol of the nation as he appears Interest on lionds, I mill Dogs Civ ii Every one may have a chance I")'. General Rd. and Brdg. Fire Guards levled by Tp. Sups. Tola 1 11 raills on the 17o.82 levied by the city council for the city of Lemmon. Making a grand total of the A* Open Letter by tounty Aad- taxes for Perkins county for* the itor P. Beniamiru vear 1911, $182,251.36. I ive frequently made the a?- Mrtjon that one ha,f 0fthetaxes *^WV0 Qwwy declaration jn perkins connty. aside in ivwi to uses in r'rk.n. (r-m ||h Ux think the mv tme ehic&nary, in order to ex- f0r it»n -I P. who are elected by the iry Fannin?, voters of each township, at their man and his miss:on de- township meeting in a s s 0f ng thej valuation of the various the Insane, such an amount property are fixed 'y State Board Ie. Each class property shall average the valuation so named by this Board, in each and every county in the state. i'he assessors do not seem to gra?p this meaning of "Average" of the varii usanimals, or articles, but assess one and all at the same valuation, without anv re gard as to the real value thereof. Why is this? The Township Supervisors, sitting as a "Board of Equalization," review the as sessment roll of the assessor, it being their duty to equalize the assessment between individuals of their township, and before whom all grievances should be ma!e known, and not leave it to come before the County Board, as is usually done The county Board of Equalization (which is the County Commissioners) is for the purpose of reviewing the as- were for me prove 3chool purposes, let .iSa(.r,iorh i Total amount of all taxes from the people, and Deduct Sua. i «ish so impress upon their r.ds that such thoughts are thing but & aiylhological .:.ster. •182,251 16,116 Balance 1166,134 Half thls halance 83,06" 3" Levied by various districts for school purposes $ "7,346 44 School Polls 4,358 0" Dog's -Tax to credit of the V/1,098 44 The law is mandatory and com pels the board of county com missioners to make the following levies. For care and maintenance "f will pay for the county inmate? in the Insane Hospital, at Yank-1 ton for the year, pavable quater ly to the state of South Dakota, For special Salary fund, such amount as will pay the sa'arv of all officers as required by law. For sinking fund, such an a-! monnt as will pay the interest on bonds and not to exceed 15 per' cent of the principal in any one year. i The only fund which is left entirelv to the discretion of the Board of County Commissioners is, the County General fund the levy being 4, 7-10 mills from which to pay, court expenses, Sheriff fees, purchase books and supplies for the different offices, advertising, fuel and lights &c, which means a tax of about $3.00 on each quarter section of provec up land in Perkins county. It is the duty of the Auditor to make up the "Tax List' from the assessment rolls as equalized sessment rolls as passed upon by rinaliy by the State Board To the Township Supervisors, and to jsee equalize as between the various that n0 amourt townships of the county, to seei08?-5' ""V property are brought up to the over to the Co. Treas. on Dec. 1 schedule as fixed by the State (f ard, and if they fail in doin« 't must be. showing the amount so the State Board will see to it j°*^.xest°becollected, is charged to h)m, and he cannot, or must not change one cent on that book, unless shown conclsively that a that it is done. Tax Levies, By Whom Made. In order to provide a revenue I clerical trror exists. iv.i th^i running expenses of thej Taxes are always high in a new various conizations in he?COUntry- *he1re county it becomes necessary that ocrtat^ a fund sufficient levy exceeds the ^xe^ *?y law he must e .1 °Ih6rS' ,.™ not in excess what the law speci- officers are concerned as they are jn the 0|der counties. 0 .s aistricts, the law fixing a! if in all cases, which cannot' "v ignored. '"in levy for State taxes ie WAGON, wide tire, and 7 ft. .:.de by the State Board. Disc, for trade, for cattle. Call Tne levy for County taxes is' on or address John Kyllingstad. ide by the Co. Commissioners. 1 Stowers, N. D. he levy for School purposes SMALL BUILDING wasted to 1 nade by the various School trds. a he levy for Civil Township, roads and brieges. by Twp, K Supervisors. 0f!^Pec'a"'?t a^ain «nter the riD^ County Commissioners is, for the Saturday, is humiliaimg to the, county levy, which for tax of 1911 I abstract of the tax list oi lilll H. L. ME\ ERS. H. P. Benjamin, County Auditor. buy. L^t me know what you have- Cail or address, H. Care of Herald. I Pool hall, complete, with all accessories in best town on line, 83,6 or trade for by law and not left discretionery Help Wanted—to save dimes with the Board of County Com-!by eating 25c meals at Hotel missioriers. Green. ,d The claim is made the responsi-1 H. E. Meyers the Opticial term bility renting upon the Board rs* 4 02» 2I 4! «8 oo land. Ad- Herald- Lemmon, at alace March 9, 1912. Glasses scien tifically fitted. All work guaran- us examine teed. Consultation free. See Oscar N. Sampson for 76 your Fire Ins. that is soon going 271 to run out. 1.20S 771 o 01458 Theresa Germann an- nounces that on the first of March 4 02J 21 she will move onto her claim three 12 08" (i-» mi'es east Thunderhawk, and m^e south of track. 1,938 75 For Trade. TOTAL 150,012 41 00 Income property for land. Value $8000. Rental $76.00 •i2,2S4)4j month. Clear of incumbrance. l«,.ioo 87 J. 2fi 12 —i 346-41 an average of about 18^ body, small bump on www, atthet,spec,al weekly prizes at: school districts. V^, a! There is also a City tax of $10, W. Hurley, Owner. Al- mont N. Dak. 32 Ht LOST—Nov. 16, 1911, grayg^hL I he various School Boards ing, medium build, wt. about levied for school purposes $77,! 1250 lbs., freckles on face on dollar for the 59 Findlr ^^"notTfv11r'n' -j for reward, Political Announcements For County Treasurer of Perkint County. To th»- Voters of Perkins County: bUt speci classes of f\es. The tax list when turned each year as the law specifies there n°thing to start with, everything must coramence frorn the bottom and a certain amount of money must build up which taks time and raised by a certain number of money. The xpenses are precti ii s each dollar of valuation. the same so far as the c'ourthouse and county I have decided to be a candidal for nomination to the office of count treasurer at the primaries to be held next June. 1 believe that my Ion# association with the business affairs of the county and the experience trained thereby, having1 been a member of the board of county commissioners since the county's organization, qualify me to properly discharge the duties of the office: and 1 pledge myself, if nominated and elected, to do so to the utmost of my ability. L. T. LARS EN, For the past twelve years I hav lieen engaged in theImnkitig business the last two years in this county, ami l»elieve the experience gained thereby irives me the qualifications necessary to perform the duties of the otUcc. If nominated and elected, 1 pledge myself to discharge the duties of the office to tjie best interests of Perkins County and to the very best of my ability. M. C. WICK WARE, For Clerk of the Circuit Court. to the Voters of I'erkins County: I hereby announce myself a* a canditate for the office^ of Clerk of the Circuit Court for Perkins County, subject to the approval of the repuhl le an voters at the primaries. Having become thoroughly convert«i»itlwH.htl# duties of the ofliee during tny pt«« rlt term in this ofliee, 1 feel «hiill *r|* abled to give the public that InteHi gent and conscientious ser vb'p which 1 herewith pledge myself to VIM1 lit futherance of my candidacy I solicit the support of the voter# tfaipM'.tfiilj?, A wiilPt a For Stale* Attorney Coonlr i i'o the Voters of Per MlttS tUiufttg: I wUh to (hot ntti fi oandld«te for xotnlfiaMon iU» pi'litiary, for to htftrjp of H1*U» AMuihfjt }*»g it, that si»m'#- I h* ft ht-Ul Ihft office I endestorfd to a/lMrik nbfrtlf ft th* "ntorffftmit of ih* sued sueh |ioHeJe» thnt Ui ftff iHt+i lltt- r/eoit* I hg**' ELLIOTTS Special Prize Lodgepole, S. I). For County Treasurer. I wish to announce to the Voters of Perkins County, that I shall be a candidate for the ottiee of County Treasurer at the primaries to be heln next line. 4# If (f» I (itorttiKt- fi '•otififfKfkthitl of suelt pfdlftfM ff I will i,t 1*1 af,y (.ftt-H tHat#* ihitM, i M"**1 n PAIR A SHOES FREE! As announced before we will give a cial prize each week gor a time— each fifty cent purchase we issue a num ber of which we keep a duplicate. Each Saturday night at 8: number and the person holding the responding number wins the prize. week it is a pair of SHOES, the of the lucky one. No. 127 won the rug last week and the person who has the number is requested to call and claim the rug. Lots of Suitings and Ginghams to arrive this week. Come in and see them, Ladies. J. C. ELLIOTT CO. Lemmon, South Dakota For Clerk of Courts I'o the Voters of PerklnH County. I have decided to be a candidate for the ofliee of Clerk of Court at the com ing election of 11(12, my candidacy having lteen solicited by the present IneuKilMiit of the office, who has pledged his hearty support toward my elwtlon. If elected, I Will y I v» the office every attention and est htHhUllif the duties nf t|,P tiHu-f, twmttthMUiu (list, aeoutily ttlfi/'inl, f« o'clock we draw There's Quality in Goods We Handle and supreme satisfaction will be yours, if \ou W replenish your pantry from our stock. t,iit hht-4 tnttff, hU spe With one cor This choice Besides the regular stock we carry the en tire line of new the Swift & Company's Products These Speak for themselves. Give them a trial, and let them talk their mer its to you W. LAWYER II- Alillllicil, W»r Counfy Auditor. I t*reb» tin,lounc? tnjsdf as a tfHhtlttlHl* ftit re wleel lrin to the of Wee of omtj Auditor of Pet kin* nouMtf ft. An soeh ettfiilldale, I mti Ohfir fm-imt- l»ss thsu ffme fhl"fM should foMe iht» iHO'rMtofthe people. i 1 i I Stl- lit» Bti|,|io|| of he fat#** *t/i. 4»m palmary. IT AMIN. Pitt tt+ninlptni llmlii. ,,t p/.f |,j|,o "Mtltv l"'!' Nl.i- eitndldttt' for o*nv '.1 fteffstef of leedM I have s« tlffM ofliee for th** Mti ffitre ftnd t»n r^ai^ p'-rfrftff. s, ,tt\ If HOHll Htut h1b('Ufi I |.(,h |it olliltie an unit efftetetit ftdmlnlstiatlon. Sftr-P'iH #ooM lie tfientlv np t, P. mumMmrim. Meat Market Mair. For Superintendent of Schools. To the Voters of Perkins Com I have decided to be a cu i'' for reelection to the office of 1 1 1 Superintendent of Schools an appreciate any an all efforts ir 1 of my candidacy. If elected -1 give the duties of the office thought and attention. Res pee E. T. V. For Register of Deeds. I wish to announce to the vc Perkins County, South Dakota, am a candidate before the Rep primaries to be held in June. 1 nomination to the office of Re,' Heeds. I have resided 28 year state of South Dakota, plnOgen, to over thn ol which I have spent on a hoi in Perkins County near Mailt' olMee. If nominated and electt sure the voters that 1 will give straight forward business a ti'wtlon of the office. R. H. MA IT. A i*r Covnty Judge. To tft* Voters of Perkins Com 1 am a candidate for the i V-ounty .ludtre, subject to your 11 iltt«« (binaries. PERCY H. HI"'- I am in the market for a ft* horwcK that can be bought right Let me know what you have- At First State Bank. LIMMON.