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VOL. XVII, NO.
PovusnKB WEDNESDAYS. It. O. STEVENS, l'l'BLISHKlt. OBeial Paper of Stevens County. [OFFICIAL.] County Commissioners. Pursuant to law the board of county commissioners of Stevens county, Minn., met at the auditor's office in tho village of Morris, at 10 o'clock a. m., Monday, July 11, 1892. Members present: A. ,P. Dye, chairman, G. C. Thorpe^Q, N. Dohlen, F.W. Heller. Minutes of last meeting read and approved. On motion the hearing of the petition of llichard Xorthcott and others, for the formation of a uew v' 1!strict in the town of Stevens was put over until the next meeting of the hoard, October 3rd. The road committee appointed to examine and report upon the pro posed change of highway, as peti tioned for by F. A. Torrey et al, re ported favorably, which report was and final order made laying the road according to petition. FINAL ORDER ss. STATE OF MINNESOTA, County of Stevens, Whereas, a petition signed by 32 freeholders of said county, praying for the change of a certain highway in said couuty, as hereinafter described, was laid before this board at its ses sion commencing on the 24th day of March A. D. 1892, by the auditor of said county, and this board being sat isfied that at least thirty days' notice that said petition would be presented to this board at its said session had been duly given prior to said"session, in manner and form as by law re quired and this board having, at its said session aforesaid, and on the 24th day of March A. D. 1892, by its writ ten order duly given and made, ap pointed from the members of this board a committee to examine such proposed change of highway, to-wit: Beginning at the northeast corner of section 31, township 126, range 41, and running south on the line be tween sections 31 and 32 township 126, range 41, 80.40 chains thence west on the line between sections 6, township 125, range 41, and 31, town ship 126, range 41, 20 chains thence south on the one-sixteenth line across sections 6 and 7, township 125, range 41,118.84 chains thence south 26 de gree 45 minutes west 44-75 chains to the quarter post between sections 7 and 8, township 125, range 41 thence south on the quarter line 25 chains thence south 14 degrees east 16.25 chains thence south 69 degrees 45 minutes west 15 chains thence south 2 degrees west 15.60 chains thence south 8 degrees 45 minutes west 14.10 chains thence south 13 degrees 45 minutes west 12.96 thence south 22 degrees west 45 minutes west 36.40 chains thence south 28 degrees west 12.35 chains to town line thence south on town line 26.40 chains to the quar ter post east section 25, township 125, range 42 thence south 59 degrees 30 minutes west 35.06 chains thence so. 25 degrees west 22.25 chains thence so. 25 degrees 45 minutes west 3.40 chains to line thence south on 4 line .50 chains thence south 52 de grees 30 minutes west 39.17 thence south 60 [degrees 30 minutes west 15.90 chains thence south 59 degrees 45 minutes west 24.75 chains to east end of 7th street, village of Morris. Which said committee, after having completed their examination, did make their report of their proceed ings, in manner and form as by law required, and thereby recommended that the prayer of said petitioners should be granted a copy of which said committee's report was duly re turned and laid bofore this board at its next session thereafter, commenc ing on the 11th day of July A. D. 1892 and whereas, at a meeting of the said board of county commission ers commencing on the 11th day of July A. D. 1892, the same being the next meeting thereof held after the return of said committee's report, the prayer of said petition was considered and determined by this board, and a majority of the board so agreeing: It is ordered and decreed, hereby, that tho prayer of said petition be, and the same is, granted, and said highway is hereby granted so as to run, according to said committee's report, by courses and distances as follows, to-wit: Beginning at the corn er common to sections 29, 30,31 & 32 tonwship 126, range 41 and running west on the line between sections 30 and 31, township 126, range 41, 20 chains to the one-sixteenth post thence south on the one-sixteenth line to the one-sixteenth post between the SE corner and the SW corner of section 31, township 126, range 41 where it connects with the established road- And it is further ordered and de creed, That the county auditor notify the'' supervisors of the several towns through i which such road is changed of the fact of such change and that they shall cause to bo opened so much of said highway as lies in their respective towns. And, whereas, certain land owners over whose lands said road passes have not released all claims to dam ages sustained by reasou of changing and opening the same and not having agreed with them upon the amount of such damages, though we applied to them, and each of them, for that pur pose, and endeavored to make such agreement, this board proceeded to assess the same at what we deemed just and right to each individual land owner with whom we could not agree, taking into account and estimating the advantages and benefits tho high way will confer on each land owner, as well as all disadvantages, and this board have assessed and hereby do assess the damages to each &sfallows, to-wit: Julius Zahl, nej nej nw| nej sw£ nei Great Northern Railway Co ne4 ue^ se^ nw\ se\ sw] se\. John Kopitzko, se^. All in section 31, township range 41. No damages allowed. In wituess whereof, The chairman of this board has hereunto set his hand and affixed our seal at Morris in said county, this 11th day of July A. D.1892. A. P. DYE, Chairman of board of county com missioners of Stevens county, Minn Attest:—N. R. SPURR, County Auditor and ex officio clerk of board. [SEAL] On motion the petition of Louis Hanson and others for change of high way in town of Donnelly was laid on the table. Adjourned to 1:30 p. m- Afternoon session—Same members present as in the forenoon. The petition of P. F. Casey to have his described land in district No- 12, set off to district No. 47 was granted. Whereas, The petition of P. F. Casey, a legal voter, freeholder and resident of school district No. 47, in this county, with the approval of the county superintendent endorsed there on, representing that he is the owner of the lands hereinafter described, which are situate in said School dis trict, and adjoin school district No. 47 and asking that he with his said lands may be set off from said district No. 12 to said adjoining school district No. 47 for the following^ reasons That said land is nearer to the school house in district No. 47 and that he wishes to have all his land taxed in his own district was, presented to the board of county commissioners of this coimty, at a session of said board held on the 24th day of March A. D. 1892, for the action of said board thereon and whereas, it was thereupon ordered by said board that a hearing should be had on said petition at a session of said board commencing on the 11th day of July A. D. 1892, at the county auditor's office in Morris in said county and whereas, it was further ordered in and by said order that no tice of the time and place of such hearing be given by posting a copy of said order in one public place in each of the school districts to be effected by said petition, and by handing to and leaving with the clerk of each said school districts personally a copy of said order at least ten days before the time appointed for such hearing and whereas, at tho said session of the said board of county commissioners commencing on said 11th day of July A. D. 1892, due proof of the posting and service of said order of hearing as therein directed and required, more than ten days prior to said last named date, having been made and filed, said petition was publicly read and considered by the board, with everything which was said by said interested parties for or against grant ing the prayer of the petitioner, and said board being of the opinion that petition should bo granted, it is here by ordered and determined, that said said petition and tho following de scribed lands owned by him, to-wit: nw 4 section 31, township 124, range 42, be and the same are hereby set off from said school district No. 12 to said adjoining school district No. 47, and said lands are hereby made a part of said last named school district for all purposes whatevor. By order of board of county com missioners. Dated this 11th day of July A. D, 1892. A. P. DYE, Chairman of Board of County Com missioners of Stevfcris County, Minn. Attest:—N. R. SPURR, County auditor and ex-officio clerk of board. [SEAL] Adjourned to 10 a. m. Tuesday. Tuesday, 10 a. m. Afl members present. The petition of Michael Fitzgerald, to be set off with his described lands from district No. f5 and attached to district No. 50, was granted and order made accordingly. Whereas, the petition of Michael Fitzgerald, a legal voter, freeholder and resident of school district No. 6 in this county, with tho approval of the county superintendent endorsed thereon, representing that he is the owner of the lands hereinafter de scribed, which are situate in said school district, and adjoin school dis trict No. 50 and asking that he with his said lands may be set off from said district No. 6 to said adjoining school dist. No. 50 for the following reasons: That it is four times the dis tance to the school house in district No. 6 as it is to district number 50, was presented to the board of county commissioners of this county at a session of said board held ou the 24th day of March A. D. 1892, for the action of said board thereon and whereas, it was thereupon ordered by said board that a hearing should be had on said petition, at a session of said board, commencing on the 11th day of July A. D. 1892, at the county auditor's office in Morris in said county and whereas, it was further ordered in & by said order that notice of the time and placo of such hearing be given by posting a copy of said se^ i order in one public placo in each of f'tho school districts to be effected by said petition, and by handing to and 120, i leaving with the clerk of each of said school districts, persomially, a copy of said order at least ten daj's l)elore tho time appointed for such hearing and whereas, at the said ses sion of the said board of county com missioners, commencing on said 11th day of July A. D. 1892, due proof of the posting and service of said order of hearing as therein directed and re quired, more 'than ten days prior to said last named date, having been made and filed, said petition was pub licly read and considered by the board with everything which was said by said interested parties for or against granting the prayer of the petitioner, and said board being of the opinion that said petition should be granted, it is hereby ordered and determined that the said petition and the follow ing described lands owned by him, to-wit: wi swj sw| nw£ and sej sw£ section 30, township 124, range 41, be aud the same are hereby set off from said school dist. No. 6 to said adjoining school district No. 50, and said lands are hereby made a part of said last named school district for all purposes w a e v e By order of board of county' obim missionors. Dated the 11th day of July A. D. 1892. AS A. P. DYE, Chairman of Board of Co- Commis sioners of Stevens county, Mh£D. Attest :—N. R. SPURS, County Auditor and ex-officio Clerk of Board. [SEAL] required by law, the board se lected from the qualified electors of the several election districts, a list of 23 grand jurors and 22 petit jurors to replace those retired at the spring term. Grand—John Nelson, Peter Larson, Edward Harstad, J. T. Lee, L. Zim merman, Adam Keim, M. L. Torpey, H. B. Wolff, Christian Flatner, J. J. Pimm, H. S. Judson, W. WT. Britt, W. H. Busse, P. F. Casey, Ole Lof thus, H. J. Schrapps, John Hunter, Iver Tolifson, Stewart Wells, C. D. Hill, Peter Peterson, Johannes Hegg, Halvor D. Lund. Petit—Herman Zahl, William Wol lin, Martin Hendrickson, Charley Ol son, John Benzine, Frank Anger, WTalter Bailey, Martin Mea, Edward Casey, C. W. Brown, Henry C. Teire* H. H. Gabriel, John O'Brien, Louis Northcott, L. Y. Barnes, Jas. Griffith, L. O. Hollister, Peter Mader, John Keim, Seymour Rustad, Fred Andert, Henry Fels. Adjourned to 1:30 p. m. Board met as per adjournment with all members present. It was ordered that $100 be trans ferred from the couuty revenue to the county contingent fund. As required by law, the following tax was levied for the year 1892, from an estimate furnished by the auditor: County revenue 4 mills County interest 4 Local mill (school) 1 State school 1 On motion the petition of Rasmus Larson et al for change of highway was disallowed. Tho hearing in thp matter of tlie petition of H. P. Carlson, to be set off from district No. 30 and attached to district No. 48 was set for October 3d, 18v)2. The hearing of the petition of H. J. Schrapps and others, for the for mation of a new school district out of certain described territory, was set for October 3d. The same action was taken on the potitiou of David Mendelourtz for the formation of a new district in Eldora do. The chairman of the board and county auditor were authorized to ad vertise the sale of $50,000 in bonds to run for 20 or 30 years, at the rate of in terest not to exceed 6 per cent to re fund the same amount of railroad bonds due January 1st, 1893, in ac cordance with a law passed at the last legislature. The following bills, audited by the finance committee, were allowed": A Thomasson, work A material on court house, etc $ Tlutchins, building sidewalk around court house block 18 25 9 75 Wheaton, surveying roads A fur nlshlngplats 20 00 Thos Thomasson, clerk's fees 10 90 N Dohltm, committee work on Judic ial roiut. 00 IK IVmvo, lmllB/or county— jjj E .1 out s, lumber, cement Ac for Co... OKoliler, repairing till bunks 8 S& K lurllng, settlement of roart dam ages per contract. 10 00 90 00 O Thorpe, roml work and mileage.... .1 Hutclilns, nervleeH us Janitor for tenohern training «ohool ^95 A Dye road work Ac UW Hugh Whltely, printing advertising... ,8 68 N JohuRon, ugt, bridge across I'om me de Torre river, right of W*y road 00 O N Dohlen, day roaJ oommltteo and U80 of team 0 00 Zahl & Mot'onvlllc, team for county roiiimlMloiiers 6 00 Mllo Camp, road committee & mileage 19 00 U K Lowater, draylng 28 08 K K Hill, work A- material for (MI.... IB 06 K Colahaii, resistor's tees (transfer of intgs on assessors books) 99 95 same, recording oftlclal bond town of Horton 75 same, recordingB official bonds... 8 75 II Munro, sheritt'fees 68 80 same, board of pris. 191 99 same, posting school dls notices and mileage II 90 1 Barnard A Co, tax lists for 1893 87 85 same, books and stationery 7 18 same, steel eraser for auditor 1 75 same, paper fasteners. No 1 register SO Pioneer l'ress Co- blanks for register... 1 70 same, abstracts of real & personal property 05 saine, tax receipts & reg of daily payments 80 25 Brown, Treacr A Co, sundries for Co. office*............. rrnr^.. -60 same, blanks for register Attest: [SEAL] BUSINESS CARDS. s. A. FLAHERTY, MORRIS, MINN. R. SUTHERLAND Physician and Surgeon. Office over Stevens County Bank. Office Hours—8 to 10 A.M., and 3to5P.M. G. W.MAUGUAN, Veterinary Surgeon, MOKRIS, MINNESOTA. MINNEAPOLIS and COMPANY. SUCCESSORS TO John Orth Brewing Co., the Heinrich Brewing Association, F. D. Noerenberg and G-ermania Brewing Co. u v..... 75 BILLS DISALLOWED. Barnard A Ob. 4 chair A table for Judge of probate .... And the board adjourned* A. P. Dye, Chairman, N. R. Spurr, i County Auditor/ THE PUBLIC LIBRARY Will be open as follows: Wednesday after noon from 4 toG and Saturday evening from 7 to 9 o'clock. J. D. GIUKSI'IE, Librarian. Lawyer. MORRIS,MINNESOTA. Couu ty Attorney. QEO. E. DARLING. Counselor at Law. Practicein all State andUnitedStatesUourts. Oflicc over Holgeson A Hanson's store. WM C. BICKNELL, Attorney at Law, MORRIS, MINNESOTA Office over Larson's Store. J|»T, BEVANS, Attorney at Law, MORRIS, MINNESOTA J. W.REYNOLDS, Counselor at Law, Practices in all Courts of the State and United States, and will take important caBeg n the U. S. Land Office. Office overjUip £&ant County Bank, Jy-Jy. HERMAN. H. HULBURD, Physician and Surgeon, MORRIS, MINN, Office over Chas. W. Rohne's drug store. )fflcehours from8 to9o'clock A. M., and 1 tt» S )'ciock P. M. A. MCCARTHY, Notary Publio and Convey anoer. Abstracter and Examiner of Titles. Special attention given to business before the Unitetl States Land Office and Pension Bureau. De fective titles remedied and perfected. Real Estate, Loans and Insurance. BARRELS CAPACITYk300,000 MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. Wilkes Stallion, Standard under Highest Rule, No. 6, Foaled July, 1890. Col or Bay. Sire—Walsinghain 2166, by the great George Willtes. /Wtilslngham, sire of Latitude, 2:15) nt four yenrs old, imd otliers. His dam Nell-' aon Is dnm of Prospect Maid, 2:23J^, and is dam of three producing sires. Dam—By Sprague (Rounds), siro of Ravcfi Sprague, 2:1!% .Tenny Sprague, 2i21^, and others. sccond Dam—By John Kdaall, by Abdallah 15. Third Dam—By Long Island Black Hawk 21, by Andrew Jackson. Here is an Opportunity to Breed to this Richly Bred Grandson of fha Famous George Wilkes 519. TERMS, $25 FOR SEASON. Limited to Ten Mares, at E Cq.'§ Rockdale Farm Barn. opipiis, HISS MARY THOMPSON, MORRIS, MINN., WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3. 1892. [.50 PER YEAR, IN ADVANCE. FURNITURE NEW LUMBER YARD PAINTS iMiiisnsr. HELGESON & WILCOX, Props. MILLINERY At her rooms, on Filth Street, has a New and Complete Btoc|c of QUI DEALERS IN Lumber, Shingles, Lath Fence Posts, Sash, Doors & Mouldings. LIME, CEMENT AND PLASTERING HAIR. Yard on West Side of Railroad Track, Opposite Inter-State Elevator. S. J. Stebbins & Co. Comprising All of tho LATEST STYLES Recently purchased for the Spring Trade. Bhe is fully prepared to attend to Millinery in all its branches. Prices Low and Satisfaction Guaranteed. iffitVh.dff Juln Have a largely increased stock of Staple and Fancy Groceries, Crockery, Glassware, etc. Their stock of canned and evaporated Fruits, Preserves and Bottled Goods* was never as large and choice as now. Fresh Fruits and Vegetables always on hand. Choice Tobaccos and Cigars a specialty. Eggs, Good Butter and all kinds of Veget ables always wanted at the highest market price. All kinds of goods will be sold very low for Cash. Remember, S. J. STEBBINS & CO. are always glad to see you, and will do their best to serve you. ROAD GRADERS. AUSTIN Stsel Reversible Road Machine Works 'n cither dlrcrtlnii on Snrtso Side "f Koutl,- -oiiny ot''operation,—liul't. liraft,—emltruclnir many verv tiosii'iihlo points of ndviintni-'O overall competitors, lti sunnuestionuMy the lies roaa iini chlno on earth. Sevent y-Flve Per Cent Savin* In Coxt Compared With l'lowsnnil &BuU lor catalogue of earth-moving machinery to F. C. AUSTIN MFC. CO., Carpenter St. and Carroll Ave. C. E. OAMP. J. D. GILtESPIE. •'Largest and Most Complete Stock o/ •JL2TXD- In the Northwest! CHIOAOO, Iw» F. E. NEWELL, Agt, Morris. GILLESPIE, LOWER THAN LOWEST! Stone & Morris, April 1,1801. Sample & Billiard Room Flatner & Peterson, AT- KOriUETORS, Atlantic Ave., Morris. New Building-, New Fixtures, and Everything in First Class Style. Best of Lager Beer, Wines, Liqnora and Cigars Always on Hand. DumWe's Hardware Store. In addition to our Large and Well Assorted Stock of General Hardware, Pumps, Pipe, &c., we keep a full stock of Paints and Oils, compris ing in part ENAMEL PAINTS for repaint ing chairs and other furniture. STAINS, VARNISHES, TURPENTINE, JAPANS, &c. Lion Brand Mixed Paints, Lion Brand Wall Finish and Alabastine. These are all goods tliat we have handled for years, and we give our Personal Guarantee that they are Superior Articles. HARNESS SHOP! J. BR0M, Proprietor, FiftbiStreet, MORRIS, MINN. Have now on hand a Large Number of Hand-Made —"""""'WORK HARNESSES Manufactured by myselt from the Very Best Material. Also a Good Stock of Bflffgy Harness, Sales, Bridles, Blankets, Whips, and everything kept in a First-Class Harness Store. J. BROM. RestauranT WuaBch's Buildiner, Atlantic Ave., MORRIS, MINN. S. G. PULLIAM, Prop. Meals oi Lunch at All Hours Tables Furnished with the Best in the Market. MEALS, 25 GTS.