Pocahontas Democrat, March 7, 1907

Pocahontas Democrat

March 07, 1907

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Pocahontas Democrat (Newspaper) - March 7, 1907, Pocahontas, Iowa I VII. POCAHONTAS, IOWA, THURSDAY, MARCH .7, 1907. NUMBER i iâf if 'y 'ODUHTY SUeERVISORS PROCEEDIHGS ; liJ^iY ' ■ ■ .■ _;——^ . fèii^ Portion ot January Session—To Be Con-' ' tinued Hext Week. Aiujjtok's Oi-j"ic'i;, ''i;.!. Pociihontas, Iinvii. Tucticlay, Jaiuiary 22, al 8 o'clock ni. Board met as per ailjonrn-->i«ttjent. •Members ¡ircBent; O. F. ■i'iiOlceon, chairman; Jake Wineffar-¡Mden; Mv J,, Dooley and C. T. Nolan, viisii Report of county auditor of the i fund charifcd (o 1 (iihia county Ava8 examined «ind tm "iinotion approved. Bal«nce of forenoon .spent in aiid-'itinff clalnia ajiaiiiat the county. . On motion the board adjourned i'(,(Until 1:30 o'clock''p. ni.' Auditor's ollice, Pocahontas, .»Iowa, Tuesday, January 22, lSXj7, -'I'il:30 o'clock p.m. Board met ,as 'adjourjiment. Members pros« ; O. Oleson, chairman; Jake {«.".Wineg-arden, J. Dooley and C. T. Nolan. iSi,; In the matter çf makin!>: certaiif ;;/;Vcbang;ea in the Jniprovement in uvUrainage district nuinbôr -8 as ; re-v-ticomitlended by \V. B. Warrinffton in !i ,viJUs report to the board of supervis-jprs, dated August 4, 1006, notice àiïliaving, been served ii: this matter ¿s'llaa iirovided by law, and this being j î.iitheday set for the hearing, and there »«"having been claims for dainaages iil-siiACd,: also a proposal of a certain ::ii\'!ifurthdr change by Win." K. Wel-and others, represented t,js 'Nby Hazlett, Allen il. Atkin.Ron, "'teK'attorneyB, ,and the matter^ hav-iss/ii'i^ beeii^ considered by .. the ' , board of supervisors, v, therefore \«te;the hi-'aring on the same is on mo-' '' tion adjourned until Monday, l>el>-, ,'iruary 11, 1907, in order that the aucL--i.itor may appoint appraisers to as-ï smaess the damages claimed, and thp ivKi¡considérâtion of the matter of the i iiis^^^ of certaiii further changes i/j.i" iby \Vm. K. AVellington and others ;î-v:;':>i8 contiiuied until Monday,^ I'el»-riiary''il,'"l907, by agreenieiit of all l'v ïi¿parties interested. On motion W. B. Warrington, en-: i'i/i g^^ Kd. Meredith and W. 1». .i!i H^kins are » appointed commis-; Biofaers to assess the- beneiits in iî-drainagx' . improvcjncnt di.sfvict number 2.t. i l On motipn F. A. Malcolm, engineer; H. K. Buck and Alex McKwen îiare appointed commissioners to as-aesa the bcnelits i)i drainage im-provenient-district nuniber 22.- - -.¡i, ; On motion, January 28, 1907, was [j- Bet a a the day for selecting tlie offi-Jn iCial papera for the year, 1907. i On motion Jake Winegarden and iV M. J. Dooley was appointed a coin-.V mittee to, visit the poor farnr and county aaylum for January, .1QQ,7.| to" On motion the board iidjourned / until Wednesday, January 23, 1907, .■•i at g o'clock a. ni. " i y; ' Auditor's office,I'ocahoutas, Iowa, t;c Wedrie'sdayi Janiiiiry '23, 1907^ 8 '>(, o'clock a. m. Board met -as per ¡".adjournment. Member a present: O. I*. Oleso'n, '•'■ chairman; Jake Winegarden, M > f J. Dooley and C. T. Nolan. The ofticial reports of Alex Peter-•'i; soor j"Btice of the peace,. Coljfax ' i!,: township; J. A. Terry, juatice of ^ . the peace, Center township; .Atéx-B'. ander Di^nn, justice of the pea^p; S; Gedar township; C. I>. Atkinson, ' mayor. Incorporated Town of Poca-; hontas; 'trustees' report, 'rïi'es' Woinea;township; trustees' report, Washington township; trustee?' rç-poft, Liaard towrislup; frustees' re-"5elivill.e'\own8l?jp;, trustees' report, ¡Golfax townaliip; truatees' «»(¡ report. Cedar township; i Iruateea! repprt, Centei tqwnahip;';itruate0§? report, Marahall township; truateea' report, Lake townahip; trustees' report, Gajrfield townahip; were ex amined and on moUon ai)proved : Balance of forenoon apent in aud^ itiflg tlie" annual report of • J. J. Jfelleher, aheritï. ■ On motion board adjourned until ■Mondaj',, January 28, 1907. •/Auditor's office; Pocahoiitas, Iowa; Monday, January 28, 1907, 1:30 : o'clock p. in. Board met : as Xier adjournment. • Members .près etit: : O. F. Oleson, chairman; .Jake Wiuegarden, TM. J. Dooley and- C. T. Nolan, "s. The , foilowing. banker's bonds wetc^ 'on tile: Eirst National Bank i of Eolfe, Bank of Ware, ; Jowa Bankr .■jng Conipany .of Palmer, First Nat^^^^ ¡ional Bank of F<^nda> City ISx-iichange' Bauk of Pocahontas, Bank T:of. 'Pocahontas, Gilmore lîxchange Bank, Iowa Banking-" Conii^any of YiU'inn, First National Bank of I'ocahontaa, First National Biuik of Laurens Stale Savings Bank of Kolfè; IMoyer f5avi"g3 Bank, Fir.'it Nî>tion.il Bonk of Havelock, L'air-buni Slate Bank o( Fonda, State j.^a^tik of-X^auiona, %Yere examined by «5 Ai 4$ m I tS»:": ÍP!: úék ; iSœS; ili f- ^ of atjpèlviaota and on »no- tion the-samCijWere approved as depository banks for the county treasurer for the year, 1907: The time having arrived for the naming of the official papers for the year, UK)7, the following papers filed a list of subscribers, asking to be made,an oflieial paper; ThePoca-hontas Democrat's list in Pocahontas county was 10.52.. ThePocahontas: Record's list in Pocahontas county wa.s 910. -Tlie Reveille's list in Pocahoutas county was 920. The Sun's list in Pocahontas county was .")02. Tlie Fonda Times' list in l^ocahontas county was (580. Moved by Winegarden, seconded by Nolan, that the Pocahontas Democrat lie made one of the official papers of the county for the year, 1907. at full pay, and the Pocahontas Riscord and Rolfe Reveille be made official papers, each to receive one-half pay, for printing official procecdingii. ..Carnea unanimously. The final report of F. A. ?Ialcolm, engineerifor drainage district number 0, being on file, stating thùt the contract of T. .Siebels for constriict-ing said drain in drainage district number (i, is all completed to the satisfaction of aajid engineer, and on motion the auditor is directed to draw a warrant . on said drainage district number U for the balance due Siiid T. Siebels. . ' Balance of afternoon spent in auditing bills ag'ainst the county. On motion board adjourned until Tuesday, January 29, 1907, at 8 o'clock a. m. Auditor's oflice,Pocahonta8,lowa, Tuesday, January 29, liX)7, 8 o'clock a. m. Board met as per adjournment. Members present: . O. .F. Oleson, chairman; M. ,J. Dooley, Jake Winegarden and C. T. Nolan. On motion the auditor -was direct-d to draw a refund warrant for .50 cents county poll tax, the _Ha_me being paid by Jolin Doyle who is a nonresident. Official bonds of G. S. Robinson, deputy treasurer; B. J-. Lehnus, constable, Des Moines township; J Gv Kirchner, assessor, Roosevelt township; J. II. . Brinkman, clerk; Roosevelt towaship; were on.mo tion apiiroved. "Upon e^iamination of the December, 190(3, minute.s, we Und the following -acits of the board of supervisors as to the uppi'oval of bonds was' left ojit of the minutes. Therefore, on. motion the foUow'iiogf ameBdment was made-to the December, 1906, minutes: Od December 10, 1900, the followinK ofticial bonds were examined and on motion'approvali: A. J. Sernett, justice peace, Des Moines township; Clarence. Jensen, assessor, Des Moines township;' ' . ■ W. S. Watson, elork, Des Moines township; H. D. Brinkman, clerk; Garfield township. W.' P. Jensen, superintendent school to ilU vacancy; à W. P. Jensen, superlnten(3ent school to fill full term. And on December 27, 1906, the fol lowing ofliclal bonds were examined and on motion approved: J. S;- Plrie, constabjg, Powhatan tovTnship; ■ Wm. Elsen, assessor, Lake town 8hipiti> R. J. Beneke, assessor, Bellvllle township; ^ J. L. Pierce,'justice'peace," JRoose' velt'township; ■ • ,; ; J. M. Berry, county 'uttorney; full terta. .And on'Decemijer 1906, tlie fol lowing ofllclal bonds were -examined and on motion approved: C. A. Hartley, assessor, Colfax townahip; ' W, H. Kess, assessor, : Marshall township; ' ^ Z.-Z: Oook, assessor, Incorporated Laurens; P. J. Harrold, assessor, Lincoln township; W. P. Bartosh, assessor, Roose velt township; v i .i.. W. C. Larson, assessor, Swan Lake township, - R. D, «Bonardi constable. Center township;- ' Wi C. Wolkenhauer, justice peace Roosevelt township; . M-. -S. CBrleH, clerk, Shorman town ship; ■■ ■ . V ■ P. M. Beers,i clerk of the. district coui't. ... >: On motion boivrd adjourned until l:iiO o'clock p, m. : A-udltorNs ofiice, Pocahontas, ; low Tuesday, January 29, .1007, 1:30 .o'clock p., m; ' Board met ,as per ad journment. Miimbers prcsonxr O. F. Olsofl chairman, M, J. Dopley, g. T Nolan and Jalje Wineerarden. ' The time lor tlie hearing-'on tlje "rate ot benefit" and "ampunt of a? sessment" in. drainage improvement district No. 12, having arrived, the board of supervisors proceeded to objections and protests filed as pro' vided by law to the return of the .appraisers -in said : Improvement district. Objections of Martin E. Wallln havlnj? been filed and heard and the said board having been duly advised In the matter, it was on motion ordered that the rate of benelit an'd amount of assessment of the land of Martin E. Watlin be and the same is hereby established and confirmed in accordance to and with the following schedule hereto marked Exhibit "A:'! ^ KXHIBIT '-A" Niime of owner Dlsm-lption Sec. . Twp. RauRO. No points .\ssessmont Miirtlii E. wmiln II'C « of s w M 3!l. ' iB. .U 10, . $ aO.OO Jliirlln E. WiOlln n w ;< of s w « 2!l, SO, :14. 71; 142.00 5I: E. Wfillln uo «of !i o 30. !«. W, M, 40.0(i Miirtlii E. Wiillln n e of s e « M. . <J;1. - . 20," 40,00 And it. wils on motion ordered that'the rate of benefit and iimount of assessment of the land of J. D; Hall be and the same is hereby established and confirmed in accordance to and within tlie following schedule hereto marked exhibit "B" i ExniBIT.."ll" . ■: ^ . Numo of owner, DlscrlpUon sei;. Twp. KiiiiRe, No points Assessment D. Hali ne Hot s eU ¿1. 10 H '" .17 34.00 And it is hereby ordered that the I'ite of benefit and the amount of assessment against the several tracts of-landvhighway and townships included in salddrai'nage Improvement district Is hereby established and confirmed as hereby set out In schedule marked MC" , s is.xniBiT "o' Niimeutowncr DiscriptlOD .see. TWB. Range, ' No points Assessment Martin E. Wallln n c 51 of s w W 29 • ri3 10 f 20.00 Martin E. WuUIn n w Mofsw « 25) !13 34 71 143.00 ■Vttleotlno.Mercer.sw qr ot sw qr 29 Kl ; 90 ■180.00 Valonttno Mercorsoqrof s w qr 29 Si ;i« .4 8.00 M. E. Wullin noqrot s eqr ao 1« , ;I4 ■ ■ ■• •20 40.00 Alfrcu l'aul so qr ofaoqr .TO . , .»a 34 100. 200.00 .T. D. lluU n 0 qr of neqr ;ll ki 34- 17 34.00 F. G. Jobnson n n qr ot n w qr 32 93, 34 S 4.00 swan Lako twp. blgbway betweon 8cc. 29-1)0 M 34 76 ir)2.00 Bwan Lake t.wp. hlKtiway betweun Bee 29-32 M IM 0 snuD Lake ti?p. blgbway betwoen scc.30-3r^ ...93 ■ 34 0 Totals: IwT <80.00 On motion it is ordered that the tore-^'olng rate benefit and amount of assessment be confirmed levied and mark-agalnst the several tracts of land and said township as therein set out and the county auditor Is hereby directed and authorized to spread the same upon the assessment rolls of said county and the sameshallbe assessed on said property in the number of points or the rate ot benefits and in the amounts as therein- set out, the same to be used as a basis tor all future assessment la connection with th'e" establishment improvement and maintainanceof said drainage impro-venient No. 12, until further altered as changed as by law provided In the matter of the netitlon of David Welander and others tor drainage improvement the same^,coming", up for hearing to-day and tlie engineer havinpliled his report and there having been claims for damage filed. It is found by the board of supervisors that the proposed drainage Improvement Is a public necessity and that the public health,-benefit,.. utility .and „welfare will be promoted thereby. There- rü as [OS soszWALL PAPER Its a litte early, but our spring? stock Kas ar rivecl and there will be more here in a fe^i days and the price is within the reach of all! Gome in and inspect our paper, as no doubt; 0; you will be needing something in this line sooniÎ Freejrnan Laoi-»CS Day. w Li ••/fi fore the hearing on the same Is on motion adjourned toMonday Feb. 11, 1007, in order that the auditor , may appoint appraisers to assess the damages claimed. -• At the joint meeting of the board of supervisors ot Pocahontas and Calhoun county, held at Pond a,' December :14, 1906, tor the purpose ot acting on the petition of s. T. Hersom and others the matter was referred back to . the commission for a new plan, and on the 16th day of Jan; 1907 W. ■B. Warrington engineer and W. " J. Johnson commissioner for Calhoun .county,,met at Pomeroy. Iowa and rei ported to the board ot supervisors of Pocahontas county that H. J. Murray commissioner for Pocahontas county i'lad removed from the state and asked .that another be • appointed to act In his place; - Therefore in accordance with their request the board ot supervisors of Pocahontas county on motion appointed g. F. Llnnan of Fonda as such commissioner tor Pocahontas county. .On motion the board of supervisors adjourned until Tuesday Feb. 5,1907. VARlhA SNAP SHOTS Hauser drove to Fonda family moved to IT IS DUE TIME That you are putting in your winter supply of coalr _ ' We Hockingj Splint, Silver Creek, . Gibson Chunks, Lascile, Boone, Hard Goal, Coke.All the best Grades of this kind and true to name. We have ail kinds of building-material. Portable dorn cribs. ■ . J. éc W. G. SHUbb, Pocahontas, Ioé W. C. Kalston, Pres. T. F. McCartan, Cashier. Geo,' Sciinieders, Asst. Cash.BANK OF POCAHONTAS. Capital $30.000.00 , P10VÍB. Mrs. A. W. Hess is still qultepoorly " John Anderson was a Rolte visitor Tuesday. BrodsUy 's car load of horses> arrived from Chicago Mo'nday., Mrs. Studer left Tuesday tor Lena, 111., to be at the bed side of her brother who is not expected to live; T. E. Meredith arrived Tuesday from Dana. He is moving on. the' farm vacated by Mr. Carry north of town. Mr. Covrj will load his car here this week, and leave for hU future home In South Dakota, where he has purchased'a farm. Mr. and Mrs. P. G. Bess left Saturday for Gladbrook, Iowa,_to^ attend the funeral dt a niece, Mrs. Ross James, they expect to return the latter part dt the, week. r. Evert Butler, the Scranton hero, who saved two men from the burning -water tower a short time, ago, arrived liere Mqndáy fpra short vlsitwith rel-atlves and ol^irieqds. ^^ ^ ^^hompson and Cren are a,t work r<this week moving-a'house for A.- O, Oarlock from Havelock to Plover; houses are scarce here and several more are needed very bad. Henry Twlgg shipped two cars of ■tookto.Chicago Baturddy »''bar of cattle and seventytwo head of hogs which he has been feeding. He ac companied the shipment and will visit at different points before returning. Avery pleasant surprise was plan ned by theM.K. cholrattheparsonage home of Rev. and Mrs.: H. L. Case Friday 'evening In honor ot Mr. and Mrs., Geo. Jefferies who expect to^ move to North Dakota soon. They have been earnest ivorkers in the church and will be missed In the choir The members take this means of shoW-thelr appreciation otthe earnest work Mr. and Mrs. Case surely did their gart in entertaining, and the evening was very plea'sently. stjerxt.^ Refresh' ments were servedj and a':Short program was enjoyed by-all,, -Rev. Case In' U. tew well chosen words In behalf of tho friends-gathered;.presented Mri and vMrs.. JeiTories with'a hiindso'rae owa Farm Loans Negotiated. ■ . Prompt attention given • Real Estate Bought and Sold collections. Edmund Saturday. Fred Weber and town last week., ■ M198 Emma ElSasser is visltlngher slster Mris. Pat Ryan. Jake Ziegler has now moved on his farm north of Varina. George Layman ot Newell visited at the Will Point home Sunday. The Woman's Misslonery Society met with Mrs. Ed Nltzeke last Thurs-duy. • - • ■, Harry Waterman of Grattenger, Io., was In Varina between trains Monday. Miss Alice Davis and l«w Wéber have taken positions In Swope's store.^ ■ .■, . ,..:.■,■„/■■.,. - , ■■■ Mr. and Mrs. Will Point spent Sun-, day eiening at the Will Morrison home. Miss Mary Murphy of iAyrshire is here visiting her sister Mrs; Arthur Lilly. - , ■ Miss'Lizzie Bush Is visiting' at the home of her aunt, Mrs. Harup, at Juniata. ■ ^ H. M; Wilson of. Spencer was In Varlna'M'onday looking after his' farm north of town T. E. Sheridan and: Will Point were at George Sherldans on business one day last week. Gerjsrude. Lilly has resigped her position In Swope'B store antl i^ëturned to her home Saturday. Harold Heuthorn ot Jolley, lowaj visited over Sunday with hia cousins, the Chamberlain children. The infant, .(fc^ughtey of Mr. and Mrs. Abner Miller who has been seriously ill is reported better, Mr; Lanum who has", been away on a visit reports. that one of his ,'best horses died during his absence. Ray Point who has been Î spending the past year in different points o:' California returned home last Tuesday. • 'Word was received here that a boy arrived at the home of Mr.-and . Mrs. E B. Wells of Marathon, February" 2dth. Mr. Bellows returned home 'from. Des Moines where he has been for thé" past three weeks in. the hospital. His health Is greatly improved. Emil Challstrom who has beenelerkV Inp; In the §wopo stoi'e hero.for several months- has Tosignod ';and .gonô; to,___________________________________________ Marathon-to work for.tlio same llrm." i set each of sliver table and teaspoonsi^pocaiionys loan & Trost» Go: i J. H. ALLEN. Pres. Win. HflZLETT.Sec. C. D. MKINSON, Treasurer. - ; Abstract of Title to all Lands ana ,- ...... , Town Lots In Pocahontas County. Five per cent farm loans. Land bought, and POCAHONTAS, IOWA, sold.Auctioneer, and 5aiesnian I am prepared to cry sales'in Pocahontas i í and adjoining counties ;at all times; Blooded Stock- Sales a Sp'eeialtj'^. 15 years' ' ' • ^ .o- experience el'ying farm sales.. ■ Referenees--^Exehange Bank, First NatU Bank, .State Saviiigs Bank,.5^11 in Gilraore.Citj:. CaU by phone at my ' expensé' or; ' " . • wr-ite'for, dates.' / , _ '' 'Gil m O re City,Cal Hayden, Iowa. First National Bank, yMSUCCESSORS TOAllen Bros., Bankers. 'í-íiíí •'M m 1 WE CAN SELL .YOU LAIN! in Mr. Challstrom wjis well liked as a clerk and will be greatly missed Aiy the young people but tjiey all »rish him success with his new position. Lyale was also remembored by a lovely decorated cup and 'siiuseri as a token of the high ■ esteem In which they are hold. Sa-wyer and Bayfield, Counties in tiacts of 40 acrcs or more, without a house at from $5.00 to SIS.OO per acre. Good soilS^ water, plenty of timber for fu?l, fine climatc. no blizzard?, n9 •close to markets, Minneapolis and St. Paul"on the south, Superior on thc'north. Bc.st of railroad facilities, schtipls a)..,, alreadyicstablishcd, an idcul daii-y conatry. If you want a^f^ AiWrr-i: A1^^ERICA^• COLONrZATION COftlPANv/.^^ Jjuj-K. ii. Tiohtt to llan.-.inl, W!'?. ¡¡j Chippewa Bldg.. CHlPPJESy^f ;