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   Centralia News-Examiner, The (Newspaper) - May 28, 1909, Centralia, Washington                             THE CENTRAUA NEWS AND THE CHEHAUS EXAMINER CONSOLIDATED JULY i, 1901 CENTRAUA, WASHINGTON, MAY The News-Examiner will be County Of- ficial Paper After July I st CONTRACT LET FOR VAULT FURNITURE An Additiohal Twenty-Five Hundred Qpllars Appropriated for Benefit of Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition Business Transacted T HE board of county commission, ers of Lewis county met In adjourned -session on Monday, May 17, 1909, all the members being present. The board appointed W. G. Haw- kins to the office of road supervisor District. No. 16. In the matter of the petition of the Centralla Water Supply Company to vacate Locust street In Pleasant View Addition to the city of Centra- lla, Washington, and for a right of way to lay a water main along county road; Pioneer Bindery Printing Co.......................2449.70 Irwln Hodson Co...........2000.00 The Canton Art Metal Co. 2100.00 The matter of awarding the con- tract was taken under advisement. Wednesday, May 19, 1909. The board approved the bond of This matter coming on to be heard before the board of county commis- sioners on this 17th day of May, 1909, on petition of the Centralia Water Supply Company, and the board hav- ing heretofore on the 20th day of April, fixed a ijate for hearing said petition and the auditor having given due and legal notice of the hearing of said petition, as more fully appears by the affidavit of J. C. Bush, the printer, now on file in the auditor's office, and due and legaT notice by posting having been given, as appear? from affidavit of 15. S. Price now on Hie; and the board heard thv evidence and being fully advised in the premises, It is hereby ordered by the said board that all of Locust street between blocks four and five be and the same is hereby vacated, and being so vacated reverts to the abutting property. The county treasurer was ordered by the board to accept the on the real property of T. A. Stevens for the year 1908 on lots 1, 2, 4 and !i block 1 Irish's 3rd addition to the city of Chehalls at a valuation of on account of error In assess- ment. The county treasurer was ordered by the board to accept the tax on the real property of Mary Murphy for the year 1908 on the S. E. Vt of sec. 14 twp. 11 range 3 west at a valuation of timber having been assess- ed as personal property. Tuesday, May 18, 1909. In the matter of the report of the county engineer on the proposed rnad as petitioned for by A. J. White and othors, the board having heard and considered all the evidence adduced for ann against the establishment of said road on account of the right of way not having been secured, the board reserved their decision unti such a tlmo nii they desire again to take up tl.t matter. This luMng the Unie as advertised, the board proceeded to the'opening of bids to furnlGh '.he court house vaults -with stee1 furniture-, liids submitted were as follows: Ulebold Safe ft Lock G. ii. Twlss, supervisor of Road Dis- trict No. 18. The board again taking up the matter of bids for Installing steel fur- the niture in the new vaults in the court I house, awarded the contract to The Canton Art Metal Co. at This being the time as advertised the board proceeded to the opening of bids for the county publishing for the ensuing year. The following bids were submitted: The Bee-Nugget Publishing Company would do the work for 25 cents per Nonpareil square for the first insertions, and 15 cents for subsequent insertions, the commissioners' proceedings to be published free. The Centra would do the work for 10 cents an inch for each insertion, Nonparlcl measure, and the commissioners' pro- ceedings free. After due consideration the board awarded the contract to The Centra- la News-Examner. The followng resoluton was intro- iuced by Commissioner C. D. Young, and by a unanimous vote adopted by the board: Whereas, The Legislature of passed an act amendatory of Section Chapter 172, Session Laws of 1907, empowering boards of county commissioners of the several counties of the state to make exhib- its of the products of their respec live counties at the Alaska-Yukon-Pa- rific Exposition and to erect buildings in which to place exhibits, etc.. and] further providing that the appropria- ion provided by said act shall be In addition to any appropriation hereto- fore made, which act Is now in force; Resolved, That the sum of Twenty five Hundred Dol'ars be and the same is hereby appropriated fromj Interesting Ceremony at Lincol School Last Saturday OVER 2000 PEOPLE ATTEND Judge J. R. Buxton Makes Present a tlon Speech and M. L. Car- rier Accepts Statue Bushong t Co. 2913.00 Art -Metal Construction Co.. 2240.00 ONE of the most Impressive ser vices ever held la Centralia took place last Friday after noon at the Lincoln school, on th corner of Rock and Pefar streets The occasion was the unveiling o the Lincoln statue recently purchas eu. About fifteen hundred schoo children were present with the thlr y-six teachers. About five hundrec parents and others were present making the total present about two thousand. The services were simple starting with the song, "Star Spang led by the pupils of the Liu coin school and followed by a pray er by Rev. H. W. Thompson, of the Presbyterian, church. Judge J. R. Buxton, prosecuting at torney of Lewis county, made the presentation address. He said: "Mr. Chairman, Ladies and Gentle men, Teachers and Scholars of Cen. tralia public "On me has fallen the pleasant du- ty of presenting to the Lincoln school this beautiful bust of the Im- mortal Emancipator. I have had the pleasure of addressing large audleac- fes, and yet I say unto you I regard the honor of addressing the thous- and children of the public schools greater than that of any audience whom I ever faced. It Is right and proper that the chi'dren of this school which bears the proud name of Lincoln should present this beau- tiful bust to remain the property of this school as long as the ever- consuming fire of time should permit it to endure. This beautiful bust shall stand at the entrance of the school before which every scholar shall pass as he enters to begin the duties of the day, and it shall be the last object on which his eyes shall rest as be wends his way homeward when the evening shadows fall. "We have had many presidents since the birth of the republic, and the current expense fund to meet llrc a llne of Sreat and dlatlns- Blahed men. But towering above necessary expenses to be incurred In making such exhibits and construct- ing such buildings, etc., said appro priation being In addition to the ap- propriation heretofore made in July, 1908, session of this board by virtue of a former act. The county treasurer was ordered by the board to cancel the interest on the real property tax of A. Rich- ard for the year 1907 on lot 8, valu- ed at lots' 1 to 3 block 7, at lots 1 to 4 block at ?100, all in St. Francis Mission. The board adjourned to meet at the hour of 10 o'clock A. M. on Mon- day, June 7, 1909. H. INGRAHAM PURCHASES THE 
                            

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