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They Hold their Begular Session at the
Court Hor*se. *.
Jona3 Laudenschlaeger is Selected as
EeaLand Personal Valuations Eaised All
over the County.
The tnard of County Commissioners
of the County of Brown and state of
Minnesota met at their office in ,the
Court house, pursuant to law, Monday
July 11, 1892
There were present: E.G. Koch, chair
man, and Coruinissioneis Jesse Palmer,
Peter Moe. Hans Sigurdson and Chas
Ilansmg, the full board.
The chairman called the board to or
der at 3 .30 o'clock m.
Repoit of the Grand Jury was read
md ordered tiled.
Commissioner Palmer moved that the
chairman of the board be authorized to
nave a cess pool made outside the coun
ty jail and also to have a sink placed in
the jail tor the use of the prisoners,whieh
motion prevailed.
William Bruce- was granted an auc
tioned's license for one year, the tees to
be 815,00, aid the auditor was ordered
to issue said license.
Order of heaving ot petition of W. F.
flier to be set off from school district
No. 48 pioper, %Uis read and granted,the
order to be lecoided in lull. Chairman
E. G. Koch was appointed a committee
ot one to- purchase fuel tor the ourt
house and jail.
Hans Thord son, of Linden, Mary Givu
•e, of Sleepy Eye and Schmidt, otthe
iSleepy Eye, all poor people, were each
allowed $5.00 per month for support out
ot county poor fund until fuither order.
The county auditor was requested to
have the sidewalk extended in front ot
the courthouse and jail and laid even
with the.,stieet,'"the width of the steps,
and to have two hitching posts placed at
each place, and he Avas also oidered to
issue .in order for the expense of same
upon proper bill being rendered.
The board then adjourned until 8 a.
m. July 12, 1892.
Tuesday, July 13, 1892.
The boaid met pursuant to adjourn
ment at a. m. All members present
On motion the board adjourned to
the jail building to examine and ascei
tam what lepairing was necessary to be
done, aid after having made such exam
ination Chaiiman Koch was appointed a
committee ot one* to have the ]ail cells
whitewashed aid repaiied and hare a
new flooi laid in one ot the sheriff's
apartments. Also to hive the pavement
in front ot the jail building repaiied
On motion the board agreed to take
up and consider the pending bridge pe
titions in the afternoon.
On motion the board proceeded to
cancel vouchers. Adjourned unttt 2 p.
The boaid met pursuant to adjourn
ment at 2 o'clock p.m. All members were
Additional furniture being needed for
the office of Ju Ige ot Probate, Cleik of
Court, Register of Deeds and Auditor,
.and W. P. Johnson, agent tor Geo D.
Barnard & Co.,of St.Louis,appeaiing,pre
sented an offer in wutmg to furnish same
tor the sum of $509, payment tor same
to be made after conimisioner's, meeting
in July 1893, providing theie are avail
able funds in the treasury and if there
are uot suffi#ent funds at the that time,
Barnard &• Co to wait with payment
until following settlement. On motion
of Commissioner Palmer the said bid
was unaninou&ly accepted and Mr. John
son was instructed to send the furniture
according to terms and piiees named.
The petition for Iberia bridge and a
petition for abridge between sections'19
iind 20 in town ot Stark, weie taken up
and given a hearing. Several parties
were present and stated the noccessity
of both bridges.
After a long debate Commissioner
Sigurdson moved that an iron bridge be
•erected on a line between sections 19 and
30 in the town of Stark. Commissioner
Palmer offered an amendment providing
tor a new iron bridge and the motion
with amendment- was cairied by the fol
lowing vote. Aye, Sigurdson,Palrner and
Moe, No, Hansing.
motion by Commissioner Palmer
it was unanimously agreed that the chair
man with one of the board, to be ap
pointed by him, constitute, a committee
to examine the Iberia bridge, and that
this committee be authorized to have
necessary repairing made on said bridge
to make it safe for crossing and also to
examine the location for the new bridge
between Sees. 19 and 20 across the Big
Cottonwood and ascertain the length of
bridge and approaches. Commissioner
Palmer was appointed to assist Commis
sioner Koch on this committee.
Wm. Bartl a county charge of New Ulm
was allowed $8.00 per month for 6
months and Matilda Viehls, an aged and
poor charge, also of New Ulm, was al
lowed $5 for temporary aid, both out of
county poor fund.
Upon motion the board continued to
cancel vouchers, the totaLamoun|s c:an
celled were as follows
County Revenue fund
1 Poor&ff,,
$ $ 7,556.75
"""^""a® 1,689.53
j$« schoo- fund
Courthouse fund
N-*'" Interest andsinkingfund 15,923.95
& Redemption f«nd 281.77
General town fund E|12,360.03
Total amount cancelled $70,597.53
State funds paid to State $§t
^JTreasureiry- '18,937.23
-£Louis Olson, owner of the E of SE
Sec 21, Twp. 409, 34, applied for the
reduction of $300 of the valuation on
said land, which was granted, and the
board recommended the refundment of
taxes for the years 1890 and 1891 for
such excess valuation.
On motion the boarH adjourned until
July 13, 1892, at 8:30 a. m.
Wednesday, July 13,1892*
The .board met pursuant to adjourn
ment at 8 -30 a. m. All members pres
On motion board proceeded to audit
bills against the county.
John Henz, owner of lot 10, blk 103,
south of Center street, in New Ulm, was
allowed to redeem same from all taxes
including 1891 for the sum ot $150 pro
viding said amount is paid within two
The bids from physicians for furnishing
medical and surgical aid and.. also all
medicines to eountypoor and county pri
soners for one year commencing August
1st, 1891 and ending July 31st, 1893.
were then opened and the board accepted
the bids of the .following physicians,
as the lowest bidders* Dr. C. J. B.
Hirsch, 1st distiict, $150, Dr. J. W. B.
Wellcome, 2nd district, $94 Dr. C.
Rothenbeig, 3d. district, $70. The fore
going amounts are to be paid to each
of the parties named in quai terly instal
The board on motion piocseded to
select 24 persons piopeily qualified to
serve as petit jurors and 23 persons pio
erly qualified to serve as grand jmors,at
teims ot distiict court in Brown
county, said persons being selected to fill
the lists in place of those that served at
the last June term of District court.
The new lists of grand and petit jurors
were properly made out and certified to,
and filed with cleik of court in accord
ance with law.
Adjourned until Wednesday, July 20,
1892 at 1.30 p. m.
The following bills were allowed:
F. A. Gray, cleaning chimney
of j.ail building $ 1.50
F. A. Gray, cleaning vaults in
jail and yard 26.40
Cluiot. Kramber, planting 22
trees on State street and 8
trees yard of court house
square 20.50
Nic Sprout, plastering and
whitewashing court room &
sheriff's apaitments 10.50
C. Rolloff, cleaning stove in
court room 2 00
F. H. Behnke, oil, brooms and
chimneys for jail 11 85
P. J. Schmitz,sundiiesfor court
house boilers 1.0(5
Chas. Stoll, 1 boiler flue cleaner 2.00
Chas. Lindemann, taking out
stoim windows .75
Dr. C. J. B. Hirsch, fees in post
morten examination G.00
Dr. L. A. Fritsche, fees in post
morten examination 12.00
Dr. L. A. Fritsche, treatment of
Christian Madsen, $125, al
lowed 50.00
F. W. Johnson, New Ulm Re
viewx publishing & printing 89.65
W. R. Hodges, Sleepy Eye Her
ald printing & publishing 75.92
A. A. Bogen, New Ulm Post
printing and publishing 75.43
F.A.Wright Springfield Advance
printing and publishing 25.00
H. GiHays, SleepyEyeDispatch
printing and publishing 87.78
Andrew J. Eckstein, stationery
tor county offices 43.70
O. M. Olson, stationery for
county offices 20.50
D. Ramaley & Son,one poor re
cord 1.25
A. Blanchard, one day drawing
jurors 3.00
S. A. George,clerk of court tees 125.15
L. G. Davis, postage and ex
pressage 7.02
A. J. Grimmer, listing mortg
ages and recording bonds 44.00
Franz Willinger, witness fees in
Justice court t.12
F. D. Greene, constable fees 4.00
Mrs. A. H. Pickle, witness fees
in justice court 2.96
Franz Schmirl, witness fees in
justice court, "2.24
Mrs. Uronika Schmirl, witness
fees in justice court, 2.24
Aug. Dietz, witness fees in jusr
tice court, 2.12
Kretsch & Berg, livery in get- .,
ting Hans Sigardson to at
tend special county commis
sioner's meeting 3.00
Albert Steinhauser, clerk servi
ces for coroner ^Tfr*T*t ,rvj 2.00
John Richter, witness fees in -*-,,
justice court \u 3.92
Jos. Augustin, witness fees in
justice court
Barbara Richter, witness fees in
justice court
Jes. A. Bomner, constacle's fees
John Black, interperters fees in
justice court
Wm, Dey, groceries for Augus
ta Kunz
T. M. MarcGllus, witness feesin
justice court
F. D. Greene, constable fees
J. J. Ray, justice fees
Jacob Nix,justice fees
Peter Geschwind,justice fees
A. Blanchard
Wilmington Coal Association,
1 car of lump coal for court
New Ulm Elevator Co., coal for
jail and Sheriff
Bingham Bros., coal for jail and
•%S5*&« $89,534.76
Dr. L. A. Frische, treatment of
Mrs. Adam Jostr $150, al
Bills of Fred W. Peuser amounting to
1.65 for shaving prisoner, a»d of
Lizzie Dfexler. amounting to 1.72, for
witness fees, were laid over for want of
specification of charges.
Upon motion the* board adjourned
until Wednesdav Jul" 20th. 1892. 5
Tho Boaid of County OommUsioiuns
of "Biown Co Minn met Wednesday,
July 20th, 1892, at 2 o\iook p. m. ptu
suant to adjournment. All niPinbciswere
Commissioners E. G. Koch ancv Jesse
Palme** reported that tlipy had examined
the Iberia bridge and also examined the
place where the new iion bridge is to be
"factions 19* and 20, that
they had made ariacgements lot having
the Iberia Bridge x'pmed, and that fos
th new iion bridge acioss the Big Cot
tonwood rher the Town 'ot Stark be
tween sections 19 and 20, it would 10
qnire a spun ol 80 teut. with 72 feet ol
approaches The said report was accep
The Board having made a statement,
estimating the expenses of the county Tor
the ensuing y^ar, it was on motion
agieed to levy the following amounts for
county purposeo, on the taxable proper
ty in Brown county for the year 1892,
For County Revenue Fund, £12,000
Rate not to exceed 2 7-10 mills.
For County Poo- Fund, $8500-Rate
not to ev.-eetl 8-10 mills.
Fqr County Court-house Fund $3500
Rate not to exceed 8-10 mills.
For County road and bridge Fund
$3100-Rate not to exceed 7-10 mills.
For County interest and sinking $6300
Rate not to exceec* 1 5-10 mills.
It was also' on motion agreed to levy
1 mill on the taxable property in the
county for the general school fund ""as
provided by law.
N. M. Stark, agent for The King
Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio, appeared
before the Board, with bid, plan and
specifications tor the new iron bridge in
Town of Stark, and after the Board had
at length considered all the details of
the proposition, the Board unanimously
agreed to accept the-* bid which was as
follows That rhe King Bridge Co. ot
Cle*. eland, Ohio, shall erect a wrought
iron and steel bridge across the Bjg Cot
tonwood liver on a line be4twTeen sec
tions 19 and 20 in the Town of Stark
with a 30 toot span, width of load
way 10 feet, and 72 feet of approaches,
as per plans and specifications, same to
be completed September 15fti, 1892, and
all to bo tor the total sum of $2,279.00,
payable $500.00 in cash and balance in
county warrant drawing 7*per cent inter
est when bridge is completed,tested, and
accepted by board of county commission
ers county warrant to run not longer
than June 20, 1893, and payable at any
time previous if the* are sufficient funds
in county tieasury. A contract.was ex
ecuted accordingly, and the contract
with bid, plans and specifications were
ordered filed.
The Board then proceeded to audit
On motion the Board adjourned until
Thursday, July 21st, 1892 at 9 a. m.
The Board met pursuant to adjourn
ment at 9 a. m. All members were
The County Bridge bonds redeemed
N03. 16 to'30 inclushe due April 1,1892
total ain't $15,000 and coupons lor $900
were all cancelled by the ooard.
On motion the board continued* to~
audit bills.
Adjourned until 2 o'clock p. M.
The board met at 2 o'clock p. M. All
members were present.
Petition of "Auguste Hartman and H.
Hartman to b? set off from School Dis
trict No. 24 to School District No. 27,
was on motion by Com. Palmer .ejected
Bids for jail fence tiom Leonhardt
Bros, and Boock Bros, were opened, and
the lowest bid being that of Boock Bros.
$374 foi an iron picket fence 7 feet high
around the jail, it Was accepted, provid
ing thev will include in the bid and
make an iron screen in the small cell
window of jail building for the same
figure of $374.
Chairman E. G. Koch was appointed
a committee of one to arrange and com
plete contract with Boock -iJros. for jail
fence and iron screen and ^approve the
work when completed the amount of
$374 to be paid upon recommendation
of Com. Koch, when work is completed
and approved^jgi S I ItS
IglResignation of T. R.Humphrey as cor
oner was read and the resignation was
on motion accepted.
The Bourd then appointed Jonas Lau
denschlaeger of New LTlm as coroner vice
T. R. Humphrey resigned to hold said
office until the next general election and
until a successor is elected and qualified
he to give a bond for $500 to be ap
proved by Commissioner Koch. 1
Commissioners E. G. Koch and Jesse
Palmer were appointed as a committee,
on the newr iron bridge to fee built be
tween sections 19' and 20 in town of
Stark, said committee to see that the
bridge is built in accordance with plans
and specifications, and to accept the
bridge vrhen completed and tested. The
Co. Auditor was instructed ta issue
warrants on the CountyRoad and Bridge
Fund as per contract to the King Bridge
Company upon written recommendation
of said committee.
The poor list was revised and the fol
lowing changes were made: S
Anna Wiesner of New Ulna,, allowance
reduced to $3 per mqnth.
»Maria Kippner of New U3majal^
Ipwance reduced to 3 per month.
^Mrs. Wandersee formerly of New Ulm
allowance was ordered to be discontin
Henrietta Sommerfeld of Springfield,
allowance was advanced to $5 per month.
Ijffjohn Cerns of Sleepy E_\e, allowance
was advanced to $8 per month.
Applications to purchase and redeem
certain tracts of forfeited lots by Wm.
Pfaendcr, A. J. Grimmer, and R. A.
George were allowed upon their paying
ajl taxes and to3ts tor same, penalties
and interest to be abated.
Reports of L. G.« Davis, County' Sup
erintendent of Schools, were read and
ordei ed fi led. *^,/5
_The Brow Co. Bank of NewUlui hav
ing been organized a a State Bank and
the new corpoution doing business un
dei same name as Brown Co. Bank and
sudi bank hating been designated by
Board of Audit as a county depositary,
the smU now coipoiatitm presented
a bond the amount of
$30,000 to secure county deposits which
the'board on motion accepted and ap
proved with sureties thereon.
Report of board ot audit was read and
ordered filed.
The lolloping personal property taxes
of 1891 which were considered uncol
lectable, were abated viz:
Ditbrenner^Rurtolph, New Ulm $ .58
Kuetzing, Frank, New Ulm
L. B. Nobis, New Ulm,
II. Schnitfger, Now Ulm,
Math Windmueller, New Ulm,
Alvin Chesly, Sleepy Eye,
S. G. Ray, Sleepy Eye,
Jul. Greenstcin, Albin,
C. A. Armstrong, Albin,
Erick Nord&am, Bashaw,
Jos. Lehey, Bashaw,
P. G. Artermatt, Burnstown,
J. Rubel, Cottonwood,
C. Westerman, Cottonwood,
Frank Roedeck, Home,
Nic Corral, Leavenworth,
Felic Anisell, Leavenworth,
Dar Quesnnell,Leavenworth,
Hans Olson, Linden,
M. Kalin, Prairieville,
Peter Permandtgen, North Star,
Ed Billington, Eden,
P. J. Schmitz was appointed
of the com fc house at a salary of $300
per year, salarv payable monthly and in
amounts as paid under previous agree
ment last year with Sehmitz and Krausc.
The application of Martin Jungmann
for reduction of $300 on the valuation
of the SWi of NEi of section 12, Twp.,
109rrange 33, for the years f890 and
1891, was approved and the board rec
ommended the refundment of taxes for
such excessive valuation.
The following applications for reduc
tion of valuation and refundment of
taxes were rejected.
Wm. Schro'eder, $00 on W£ of ,NW£
of section 27, twp 109, range 33.
^James H. Addy, $300 on NWJ of sec
tion 27, twp 110, lange 32.
James G. Gould, $200 on W£ of SW£
of section 16, twp 109, range 35.
The following bills were audited and
allowed during the session.
Pioneer Press Co., blanks $ 77.45
Brown, Treacy & Co., blanks, 19.77
Geo. D. Barnard & Co., furni
ture and blanks 108.20
L. B. Krook, postage, etc. 29.89
L. B. Krook, board of audit 6.00
F. Burg, expenses in collecting
taxes 30.00
S. A. George, board of audit 3.00
Peter J. Moe, conveying insane
to hospital 9.02
Chas. Hausing, commissioner's
service 34.00
Peter J. Moe, comm'rs service 57.70
E. G. Koch, comm'rs service .64.60
Hans Sigurdson, com'rs service 54.60
Jesse Palmer, comni'rs service 52.60
C. W. Mead, sheriff's fees in,
summoning witnesses in ju
dicial road case 1.75
John Schapekahn, telegraph
messages .65
Chas Lent, liyery to summon
Moe to special session .. 4.00
A. W. Caset livery to summon
Palmer to special sessions «. 4.50
Schmid & Lehrer, work and
hardware for Springfield
bridge 6.90
Christian Frantz, extension ta- et%
ble for Supt. of schools Zfjt 6*75
Jacob Klossner, hardware and
Julius Krause,* work in
house and jail |t
W A Krook, oil and brooms
for court house
City of New Ulm, water rent
for jail and jcourt house
Beussman Bros, hardware £§gj
A N Faas, plumbing in court
house f0
Wagner and Save^rfen, burying*
Fritz Evertsberg
Christian Frantz,burjjngLillian
Johnson 1 1^1
Mrs. Margaretta Schuster, at
tendance and nursing child
of Auguste Kunz
HenryNeumann,boarding Chris
tian Madsen
St. AlexanderHospkal, care for
county popr
John Schmelz, as administrator
of Louis Schmelz estate
$310,75, allowed
Nels Anderson, sheriffs fees
O. C. Strickler,post mortem er-
amination 12.00
Thos. Colborn conveying insane 8.50
Peter Geschwind, justice fees 3.15
J. J. Ray, O 5.40
F. Baaaen{&™* 1 0 5
J"B Veiikanje, witness feesJgPp 1.12
Mrs Ellen Strong, 2.96
Fl*ank Strong, constable fee? ^fj§|ll.46
Mrs Ratzbach, witness fees i^Mfhl.96
Mrs Win Dey,
*-u ."(.
^J- 9 6
Win Dey, "-Sfew., *fttari**-~
P^' l*•
3 96
Wm Dey, juror at coroner's inp
quest "J|, t:20
Alwin Day, witness at coronor*s*J"f1'J
Chas Strong, juror fees ^1.20
Auaf Schultz, juror fees V^v/I-*
1 S
Humphrey, coionor's fees 23.00
Green, constable fees 6 id
Otto Seiter, constable tees (.80
Jos, Galles, constable fees 6.70
Gustav Schwar ziock, constable
1, 7.70
The bill ot the town of Leavenworth
amounting to 19.44, was laid over, not
being suftkienth specified. The bill of
John Dapporn tor planks and 'work on
North Branch bridge in Leavenwoith
was uijected, it not being a count\
The statements of Peter Geschwind ot
justice, witness and pnorVfees in jus
tice couit, were ordered riled for tutuic
The county board ot equalization "of
Brown County, Minnesota, met with the
county auditor, at the court house pm
suant to law, Monday, July ISth, 1892,
members constituting tbe# boaid being
E. G. Koch,. Peter J. Moe, Chas.Hansiug,
Jesse Palmer, Hans Sigurdson and Lewis
B. Krook. county auditor, who were all
present. Said members having first been
sworn as provided by law, the board or
•ganized by electing E. G. Koch chair
man and pioceeded to examine and com
pare the several assessment rolls "as re
tinned by the assessors for the \ear 1892
A communication from Ed Paulsen
ot Linden, a membe^of the State Board
of Equalization, was read, giving his
opinion as to the values of the different
classes, of property in the county for
equalizing, and the communication was
filed for reference.
On motion the board agreed to classi
fy farming lands in the several town
ships into two classes, fiist class to be at
$7 per acie and the-second class to be at
$5 per acre, exclusive of structures, and
the townsiiips were classified as follow s,
Town of Albin 2nd class
Burnstorm Ut class
Eden. ,*'
Home 1*
Lake Hanska
Mulligan 2ml class
North Star 1st class
Stately 2nci
Stark MMt^WfM 25il
The boaid then agreed to raise the
value of land exclusive of structures,
town and tity lots, in the following
towns as returned by the assessors
Albin. 4
Bashaw 22
BuvnstoSvn 50
Cottomvood 21
Eden 5
Home, not raised, but leit as
returned by assessors.
Lake Hanska 40
Leavenworth 15
Linden 33£
Milford 1
Mulligan 25
North Star 40
Prairieville, not raised but
left same as leturned by
Sigel (i
Staik '10
Stately 25
The value of structures on lands, other
than town and city lots, were raised as
follows in the following towns.
Albin 20 per cent
Bashaw 20
Burnstown 30
Cottonwood 7
Eden 10
Home 2 0
Lake Hanska, left as returned
by assessors.
Leavenworth, left as returned
by assessors. £,
Linden ,-. lO'"*
Milford 20'^
Mulligan, left as returned by
assessors. V1
Nc rth Star, left as returned
by assessors. ^|^j?»!!-£- *A,y
Prairieville "^"i 50 "%r"
Sigel, left als^returned by
assessors,^ _% *3«\1
%A ML *Wto^ ^*fc&r£C A ru&fgk /t
The value of city and village lots, in
cluding structures and improvements, in
the City of New Ulm and ^villages of
Sleepy Eye and Springfield was raised
as follows: Jtt W S S
City of New Ulm ml 10 per cent
Village of Sleepy Eye' 5 ^~,
Village of Springfield 20
The board then adjourned until Tues
day July 19th, 1892, at 9 o'clock a. m.
The board met pursuant to adjourn
ment at 9 o'clock a. m. All members
The board commenced to compare and
equalize the personal property returns of
the several assessors and the different
classes of personal property in the sev-
Springfield was raised 20"per cent.' on
goo is and merchandise.
Ablin was iai-ed 0 per cent, on horses,
three yeais old, 15 per ent. on cattle 1
year old, and 10 per cent on cattle two
years rtd, 25 per cent, on sewing an* %.
knitting machines, 20 per cent, on
watches and clocks and 10 per cent, vn
household and office furniture.
Bashaw was raised 2 per cent on hor
ses two vears old and 6 pei cent on lior*.
ses thiee }eais old.
Burnstown was laised 2 per cent on
horses three years old, 10 jr »cent' on
household and office furnituie and 50
per cent on agricultural tools and im
Cottonwood was laised 3 per "cent on
horses, one year old, 13 per cent on hor
ses, two jeai old, 12 per cent, on horses
thiee year old and over, 7 per cent on
cows, 40 per cent on knitting mach
ines, 50 per cent on household and office
furniture and 30 per cent on agricultur
al tools and implements.
Eden Avas raised 3 per cent on hoi sea
one year old, two per cent on hoisestwo
years old, 4 pei cent on horbc thiee years
oil and over, 15 per cent on cattle' one
year old, 12 per cent on ows,U) per cent
on sewing and knitting machines and 20
per cen| on household and oAice iurni
Home was raised 5 per cent on horses
three years old and over, 10 per cent on
cattle one year old and 40 per cent on
household and office liunituie.
Leavenworth was raised 15 per cent
on cattle one year old, 10 per cent on
sewing machines, 100 per cent on house
hold furniture and 20 per cent on agri
cultural tools and implements.
Linden was raised 6 per cent on hordes
three years old and o\er, 15 per cent on
cattle one year old, 10 per cent on sew
ing and knitting machines and 40 per
cent on household furniture.
Milford was raised 4 per cent on hor
ses three years old and over, 15 per cent
on cattle one year old an 20 per cent on
agricultural tools and implements.
Mulligan was raised 2 per cent, on
horses two years old, 6 per cent on hors
es three years old and over, and 10 per
cent, on household and office furniture.
North Stan was raised 5 per cent, on
horses one year old, 48 per 'cent, on
horses two years old, 10 per cent, on
cattle one year old, 7 per cent, on cows,
10 per cent, on sewing and knittirfg ma
chines and 20 per cent, on agricultural
tools and implements.
Prairieville was raised 10-per cent,
horses one year old, one per cent,
horses two years old^ or over, 25
cent, on cattle one year old, 100
cent, on watches and clocks and 20
cent on household and office furniture!
eral assessment districts were raised
the following rates of per cent. :R||
The City of New Ulm was r£s^l0*$$fi£
per cent, on horses one year old, 5 peri|?M^^v^
cent, on horses two years old, 10 S S
cent, on cattle, two jeara old,5 per I
on pianofortes and 20 per cent, on^ fiW
goods and merchandise. Sleepy E\ei"%^&^^M
was raised 10 per cent, on horses two^'
years old, 4 pei- cent, pn horses three*
years old and over'and 20 per cent, on.'
watches and clocks. |f^^
Sigel was raised 5 per cent on horses
three years old and over, 10 per cent on
tattle one year old, 10 per cent on sew
ing and knitting machines and 50 per
cent on furniture.
Stark was raised 5 per cent on horses
three years old_and over, 10 per cent on
cattle one year" old, 50 per cent on furni
ture and 75 percent on agricultural tools
and implements.
Stately was raised 6 per cent on hor
ses three years old and over and 10 per
cent on cattle one y?ar old.
The aggregate amount of household
and office furuitiue in all the assessment
districts of the county was raised 20 per
ent in addition to former changes.
The Sleepy Eye Roller Mill Co., of
Sleepy Eye was raised $2,000 on mach
inery in the mill and the firm was noti
fiee ot the change.
The town of Stark was raised 20 per
cent "on the aggregate of personal prop
erty in addition to former changes.
On motion the Board adjourned until
Wednesday, July 20th, 1892.
The board met at 9 a. in., of Wednes
day. All members present.
The board again proceeded to exam
ine the several assessment lists .and ex
amine the lists of exempt real estate.
The Springfield Roller Mill company
was raised $600 on machinery in mill.
Wm. Gieseke, representing the Sleepy
Eye Roller Mill company, appeared be
fore the board claiming that the advance
made by the board of $2,000 on mill
machinery was too high and after care
ful consideration the board agreed to re
duce said advance $500, making the
raise on machinery $1,500 instead of $2,
How many tuere are that are waiting
for the coming of a great opportunity,
while little opportunities stand thick all jf
around them. The men who received
the great rewards were the men who did^
little things well^ David was only a4-•
^hepard boy, but he was a good shep-ff M^"
ard boy, so he who had been faithful IfPpfc:*
in that which was least was made rulergffr
over many. How many Bay: "If Icould^^/'
only live my life over again but theyp|l*l^*SH
cannot, and it is folly to look backward#y|f
•with vain regrets. Rather let us lookfl|M
forward and take the little chances a
come our way and try to improve them..
Let the women reach out and grasp the
many opportunities within their power,,
and benefit mankind by making their
biscuits of Hereford's honest healthful *A
Baking Powder. 4

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