Waukesha Freeman, February 15, 1877

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Waukesha Freeman, The (Newspaper) - February 15, 1877, Waukesha, Wisconsin EVERY THURSDAY I a. YOUMASS, Proprietor. a Tear, In Advance. Office in Aetna Block. Rates. [SPACE. ji.o; 1.5( "-Ton 14. 18. 20." 30. 40. 55. so. 6S" IS. VOLUME XIX. WAUKESHA, WISCONSIN, FEBEUAEY 15, 187 Brookfield Delafield, 7. NO. 7. THIS PAPER IS OX PILE WITH Where Advertising can bo made. (IKIilVAUXD DEPARTURE OF TRAINS. buna mw.n-KEE ST. rm RAILWAY, PHill-.IE MMJHIEN DIVISION. WAUKESHA STONE AND LIME WORKS. All kinds and any quantity of Stone such as CAP SILLS, TABLES, PAVING, BUILDING STONE, Delivered to any part of the Village. LA CK05SK IllVISJOS. -KASf ______ "5 A.M. 2.42 2.: 3ft M. 8.23 8.4S M 1.50 2.03 M. 9. 9.20 6.10 1.4B Kl. 45 3. 10.15 10.30 n also furnish any quantity of the best FOR 30 CENTS PER PUSHEL, DELIVERED i.v WACKESHA. CO. THE SUPERVISORS. Annual Session, November, 1876. The County Board of Supervisors of Wau- kesha county met at tbe Court House, in the village of Waukesha, on Tuesday, the 14th day of November, A. Li. 1876, "at 2 P. M. and was called to order by the Chairman' Thomas McCnrty. It appears from the papers on file that the following named, towns and corporations are entitled to the following representatives NATIONAL BANK M.JA.M 2.2311.2412.21 f' 1.40 l -WEST- 1040 1.1310.4S 1.4S. 112102.55 1.40 13 WILLIAM BLAIR, President. S. BARNEY, Vice President. A. J. FRAME, Cashier. WILLIAM BLAIH, M. FIELD, Directors, S. BARSBY, S. A. J. FRAME, Transact a general Banking business, buy and sell Gold Coupons, Exchnnse, and Governmenl Draw direct on all tho principal cities ol Vl6o39 tf Scutfdjlanb anb ode onoertti ffleriert anSgcftcUt I'.urope. for all points in the Union ie ciiu be procured at the l r.. M. S. HrrmFF. Acppt. i I MNI CARDS. PHYSICIAN'S. M I I D., UO.MCEOPATHIC (in. Office over Estberc's Kxchange Hotel. En- IlCiidenco a doors Vl6u39 H. SEHRT, Boot and. Slioe Maker, Would respectfully announce to tho people of Waukcaha, thnt he is prepared to do all kinds of CUSTOM WORK REPAIRING On short notice and in the best manner. 1'HYSICIAN AMI iK'j, County I UKOBE, DENTISTS. ATTORNEYS. ATTOIIXEYS AT LAW, 1 Luw Jiusincrfs. Oflice in m_ Kroadwity. one door n Street, one door south k rha, Wis. 1 'J P. M. CAP.NEY. Oirc hln; a c.all at Ester's Block, on Division fctreet. opposite the Orient Saloon. II M 1 Al K VTTORXFY AT LAW. b ck, Oeonomowoc. Wjiu- ATTORNEY AT 1 block, -Muncy loans promptly neco- N T1CHK.VOK, ATTORNEY AND I i 1 Notary Public, Office tt k In, is. vlfin39 n II I 1 1 Notaries Public. k Wuukcsha, Wis. Oflic Preserve Yowr Timber. HAVING used the ForemnnixinE process for the preserv.'ition nf timber for the past tn'o years, and satisfied myself of its practical utilitv as a means ol L' R E S K K I K Mr I II. ATTOrTxEY 1 Office in Commercial k I a, is. fl i KOC, is. Practice in Cuurts. ATTORNEY" anil also Court Com- il loan money, make in the State. General ins real cst.-tte. Onico e Waukesha National IANOE. E. 110LBK00K IhiviiiR resumed tho 11 Lmiwn Exchange Hotel, no to make fiuluruible and pleasant. O O JD IX ALL EXPOSED CONDITIONS, and c.-qicL-ially FENCE POSTS. I have obtained an interest in the towns of Cienww, Ottawa, Eagle, MukwonaRo and Vcrnou and am prepared to sell farm rights to all IH.TSOHS inter- ested, residing in the srtmo. For enquire of thesubsri- ber or of IvEXT .t DAVIS, nt Wnukcstin T J.W. WILLIAMS' aukcslin, Jan. 2, 1S7S. feb3noyl NSURANO KEISTT AND KKAL ESTATK IXSI'IMXCK i Represent the "American" of Chicago Apr. 1, 1S75, 00. of Brooklyn 12. assets Jnn. 1st lgT5, IN II The of Newark. N. J. assets Jan' 1st, 1S75. The "Home." of (lalvcfton, Texas assets, Jan 1st.. 1875. 4iJ2. Office one iloor south of Grist Mill, Waukesha. fail to see us before insuring. D. V.-. KENT. A.A.DAVIS. Gaynor. Sperry. A. Eins. G Bowman. Small. Reith. Purtell. S. Andrews Muskego................Adain Meahl. New Ookler. Weiner. A. Place. Oconomowoc T. Draper. P. Goss. Pewaukee Bolles. ..A. G. Haruell. Stewart. M. Jameson. Waukesha Lain. Upon call of the roll all members were present except Mr. Reith, of Menomonee. On motion of Mr. Sperry the Board pro- ceeded to take formal ballot for Chairman, Messrs Bolles and Weiner acting as tellers. In the formal ballot Isaac Lain received H; B. F- Goss, 6; Wm. Small, 1. Mr Lain having received a majority of all votes cast, was declared elected. Mr. McCarty, late Chairman, laid before the Beard schedule of all county orders signed by him for past year. He also made statement of verbal contract made between him and E. Hurlbut, late District Attorney, for the prosecution of the case of Hartwell vs. the Board of Supervisors, now pending in the Supreme Court, Mr. Hurlbut agreeing to attend to the case and to receive for his service? in case the county gained the suit. Board then adjourned untill 10 o'clock to- morrow. NOVEMBER 15th, 9 a. met: quorum present. Minutes of yesterday read nnd approved. The Chair announce'd the following standing committees On ...._. R M. Edward Purtill. On M. Jameson, chairman, F. S. Andrews, Henry Weiner. On Sheriffs' and Clerks1 son Sperry, chairman. M. T. Draper, James Stewart. On Constables and Justices Icnry Bowman, chairman, M A. Place A Hardell. On Witness Weiner, chair- nan, Adam Meahl, B. F. Goss. On Tax Titles and Illegal S. T. Bolles, chairman, Johnscu (sparry, Christopher Gaynjr. On Public T. Draper, Jiairman, A. G. Hardell, J. A. Lins. On Pauper Accounts and County Wc, m. Small, chain ward Purtell. On Miscellaneous S. An- drews chairman, Henry Bowman.M. A.Place. On Roads, Bridges and Town F. Goss, chairman, Peter Reith, Christopher Gaynor. On Ways and Stewart, chairman, R, M. Jameson, Peter Reith. On Apportioning and Selecting Wrn. Ockler, chairman Wrn. Small, Adam Meahl. The County Clerk laid before the Board accounts on file. Mr. Sperry moved that no account bo al- lowed except those filed previous to the meet- ing of the Board. Mr. Small offered a substitute for Mr. Spcr- ry's motion, that all accounts now on file be received. Draper, Goss, Gaynor, Hardell. Jameson, Meahl, Oeklcr, Purtill, Place, Keith, Stewart, Small and consequence of male teachers teaching dur- ducting examinations, ing the summer months for about the same All of whi'-.h is respectfully submitted wages as females teach, Thj t reoeiTed and on Ihe average wages of females per month sheriffs inventory of public property was fYoml t a month received and referred to Committee on Public from last year. The cast for teaching per propert Board then adjourned until 2 p. m. scholar enrolled 4.se Nov. "iGth, 2 p. m.-Board met. Members Members being enguged on the u. ui tnis sum several committees, Board adjourned until 9 mile teachers and to-morrow morning. nftrR! a scholar enrolled The whole cost for the schools for tho year of 1876 was 30. Of this sum C1" 712.50 has been p: for female teachers; together making leaving for other ex-L NoTEJIBEtt 17th> 1S76> 9 a- penses, such as building, repairing, appara- met. i quorum- present. Minutes read tus, firewood, old indebtedness, etc. a .jf The whole amount of money received from all sources for the school year of 1376 was and the total amount paid out me since Nov. 17th, 1S75, the day of my last report tc the 18th day of Nov. 1376 RECEIPTS. Amount on hand at. date of hist 6 Amount received on redemption of tax certificates.............................................. 322 9: Fees 15 71 West A. Lins, chairman, Jameson, Wm. Ockler, S. T. Bolles, during the vear was leaving on hand yug. 31, 1876, SCHOOLHOUSES. The cash value of schoolhouses, as repor- ted, is school sites, appa- ratus, Total amount of the valua- tion of schoolhouses, sites, and apparatus is Total amount paid ont for building and re- pairing was 50, which is more thau last year; paid out for library aud appa- ratus, The 117 schoolhcuses will, as reported, accommodate 7857 pupils, being 36 pupils for each 2779 nore pupils in the county than the school- houses will accommodate. Number of schoolhouses built with stone or brick 42, Number of sites containing less than one acre 92. Number of sites well en- closed 42. Number with outhouses 85. Num- ber of schoolhouses in good condition 01. Number poorly ventilated, 84. Number of districts which loan text books to pupils, 1. Three sehoolhouses have been built during the year; one in Muskego, one in New Ber- lin and one in Brookfleld, all of which are excellent buildings, and, I think, wel' fur- nished, and a credit to the districts in which they are built. Quite a number of school- houses have been repaired during the past season; but stilll there is a chance for some improvement in certain districts. Gentlemen, do not understand meas speak- ing disparagingly of the schools of the county, for a large majority of the schoolhouses in the county are in excellent condition and well furnished, not only with school appara- tus, but with noble, energetic and successful teachers. NOK31AL SCHOOLS. The normal schools at Whitewater aud The Committee on Miscellaneous Accounts having much business under consideration, naked to be relieved from acting on other committees, which was granted. This being the day fixed to visit the County Farm, the Board adjourned until 2 p. m. Monday next. MONDAY, Nov. 20. 2 p. met pursuant to adjournment. Quorum present. Minutes read and approved. S. Barber's account for livnry hire was re- ccived nnd referred, to Committee on Mis- j ccllaneous Accounts. The Chair appoints 1 Messrs. Gaynor and Li us members of the Committee on Justices' and Constables' Accounts, Messrs. Bowman and Place being excused. Chair also appointed Mr. Reith member of the Committee on Treasury, Mr. Andrews being excused. Resolution by Mr. Sperry Resolved, That we appropriate to E. Hurl- but fifty dollars in addition to the amount agreed to be paid Chairman of the Total receipts....................................... 24 DISBDHSEJIEXTS. Amount paid on tax certificates.....5228 04 Fees paid to County Treasurer.....; 14 55 Total disbursements.....................8242 59 Balance redemption money on hand 512 50 Fees due 1 15 5756 24 T. 0. MAKTIK, Co.Clc STATE OF WISCONSIN, i WAUKESHA COUNTY. duly sworn on oath says by him is in all respects true and conta-ins no error or omission to the prejudice of i T. C. Martin being .hat the .foregoing ro- any person whatsoever. T. C. MAKTIX. Subscribed and sworn to before mo this 21st S GHKKX.' kesha Co. Wisconsin. ast Board of Supervisors as attorney for the Assets, Oshkosh continue to receive all who are nom- inated by the County Superintendent, if they ire able to pass the necessary exnmination; ;here hnve about twenty received appoint- ments during the past year. OAIIROLL COLLEGE. Carroll College, under the supervision of Prof. Kanldn, furnishes us with some excel- lent teao.hers. The Professors instruction is thorough, systematic and well adapted to those intending to teach; and wo trust that the people of Waukesha county will patron- ize this educational institution, which is well worthy of their patronage. HIGH SCHOOLS. Pewaukee high school, which is the only one existing in the county under the present state law of high schools, has proved a sue- cess under the management of Prof, North Johnson (bperry, Ed- during the past year; and we trust that the people of the county will take advantage of the high school law and establish more of them. TOWN CLERKS' REPORTS. The mnjovity cf tbe town clerks' reports were correct; but in some instances very in- correct. This inaccuracy is partly occa- sioned by some of the teachers in not keeping a correct report of their schools: some 1: couutyj in the State Supreme Court in the cnsc of C. M. Hartwell respondent vs. Board of Supervisors of Wrutkesha Couuty appellant, and this appropriation, together with the amount agreed to be paid by said Chairman, shall be in full for all attorney fees and ex- penses of all kinds nccessrry to the defence of the said case in the above mentioned court. Carried. On motion of Mr. Sperry the Chairman and Clerk were directed to draw an order in favor of E. Hurlbut for nnd additional when the case is settled. Communication from the Sheriff: To tl'.e Hon. Jloard of Supervisors of Wau- kesha I wish to place on your records rny testi- mony ot the faithfullness and interest mani- fested by the Rev C. W. Camp in the moral and spiritual welfare of the prisoners in my custody. Mr. Camp has visited the jail dur- ing the last two years every Sabbath after- noon, with few exceptions. That these visits have left a little light glimmering through the bars I know from occasional words drop ped by the prisoners and gathered from my official supervision of their correspondence with their friends, The Rev. Father Thill has also visited us, and I acknowledge with pleasure the valua- ble aid he has given in reforming habitual drunkards. Respectfully submitted. Em. BBAUJIOMT, Sheriff Waukesha, Nov. 18th, 1S76. Whereupon the following resolution by Mr. Small was adopted Resolved, That the communication from the Sheriff be spread on the records of the Board, and a copy sent by the clerk, with the thanks of this'Board, to the Rev. C. W. Camp and the Rev. Father Thill. There being no other business before the Board it adjourned until 9 o'clock to-morroff morning. TUESDAY, Nov. 21, 1870, 9 a. met. Quorum present. Minutes read and approved. The Committee on Sheriffs and Clerk's Accounts made their report by their Chair- instances, by the district clerks in 'making man, Mr Sperry, and on motion of Mr. their reports to the town clerks. I would Small the report was accepted and filed, recommend that eacli district clerk would see Mr. Weiuer moved-that the Sheriff's ac- that their teachers keep a correct report of counts be considered at length by the Board, their schools, and be very careful in mnkin ri.prietor. Thnso in this.1 delishtfu! everal beautiful lakes, of Waukesha. Chrir- I H M till 1TOI I M, SCIIAFF.R. Street, ue.ir tbo depot, tr stoppins at the II Crid it n plca.-ant and k -.vateraud good stable- TAILOSS. IC'lB SANXKH 'tilralcr i IV MERCHANT TAILOR. IB and Men's Furnishine vlCnS'J ITU TAILOR, SHOP IN nor.rly opposite Wis. vltinSD AUCTIONEERS. PA5SOLT, AUCTIONEER. PEK- itavins to dispose of at auction, will fc.l in_ nonsuit mo at i'ewaukcc, Waukesha vlon39 s A. COI.E.MAX. LICENSED AUCTIONEER tlio S.t.ite. Residence at ps Koad Jun.-iion. Urnokticl-1. Wankc.-lia Co. ord-jri will "X; attended to at roa- .e rates. vlOnSS r Asc.it, and Justice of W Jiinl7nl3vl7 N-Ari'TfuNEEKr-iUnr All or-.U-rs prnmi.tly attended FA511IOXABLE BOOT hop in Ester block. _ best "TKL. NORTH PRAIRIE, rooms, nil newly furnished, IlVcry attached. Terms rea- V. Lougicy, 1'roprietor. IST fJiTrBMqWMTsQPBUISTESE- F in bis oflic Sftlurday of wes LIVERY. SALE AND FEED STABLE, Comer ci Broad-way and "West Streets. Waukesha. Good horses and carriages to be had promptly at reasonable rates. 15 74 tf C. G. BKHGLKK, Prop'r. ave recently purchased a splendid new which is ut your disposal. Weiner, 14. Sperry, Lain, 3. ed that the Board will con- Carried. Mr. Bolles mo correct report to the town clerk; also, that the treasurer of each school district keep a correct account of moneys received and paid out. INSTITUTES. One institute of five days was held in this village, conducted by Prof. Rockwood, of the sider no accounts except those now on file. Jameson, Sperry, Stewart, Mr. Chairman, 5. Dra- per, Goss. Gaynor, Hnrdell, Meahl, Ockler, Purtill, Place, Iteith. Smalland Weiner, 12. Motion lost. Board then adjourned until 2 o'clock p. m. 2 p. reassembled; members all present. The schedule of all accounts on file wa.s read by the clerk. On motion of Mr. Sperry all bills in sched- ule for medical services were referred to Su- perintendents of Poor. Balance of accounts were appropriately referred. Mr. Sperry moved that the Sheriff be op- i teiohers poiutad messenger of this Board at per day. Carried. The county treasurer's report was read by the treasurer, and the same was referred to the Committee on Treasurv. Motion carried. After soni'j discussion the Sheriffs bill Whitewater Normal School, assisted by Prof. North and others, who were engaged in the educational work. Tnc number of teachers present was about 110, and 95 were enrolled as working members of the Institute. It was conducted with marked success, and Ihe instruction given to the teachers was both in- i stmctive and highly beneficial, as it was practical in its workings. TEACHERS' EXAMINATIONS. Ten public examinations have been held 1 during the year. In our examinations it has and the report of the committee thereon wer, made the special order for this evening at 7 o'clock. Report of Committee on Jurors' and Wit- ness' fees was received and filed, and on mo- tion it was made the special order for tins evening at 7 o'clock. The Committee on Public Property made the following report, which was adopted KEL'ORT OF COMMITTEE ON 1'UBIUC PRO- PEBTV. day of November, 1S7C. Cierk Circuit Court, Wan The report 1'eceived and placed on file and referred to Committee on Sheriff and Clerk's Accounts. The Committee on Public Property report- ed that they had examined the Sheriff's in- ventory of Public Property in Court House jail, jail house and county offices, and fcund said inventory correct. REPORT OF COMMITTEE OS PUBLIC PROPERTY To the Hoard of Supervisors: "Your committee report as follows: AVe have examined the Sheriff's inventory of public property in Court House, and Jail and Jail House, and County Offices. And your committee find nil of the items in Sher- iff's report. All of which is respectfully submitted. M. T. DRAPER, H. G. HARDELL, Committee. "Waukesha, Nov. 21, 1376. Bmrd then adjourned until 7 p. in. NOVEMBER 21st, 7 o'clock met. Members all present. The special order for this evening was taken up and on motion of Mr. Small the Board resolved itself into Committee of the Whole, Mr. Draper in the Chair. After going through a portion of the order of business the Committee did then arise and reported by their Chairman as follows 11 That the Committee had considered the Sheriffs accounts and referred the same back to the Board with the recommendation they be allowed as reported on Sheriff and Clerk's accounts, and that all other business under consideration was dispensed Whereupon the report of the Board in Com- mittee of the Whole was adopted, and the re- port of the Committee on Sheriff and Clerk's accounts was "concurred in by the Board. To the Hon. Board of Supervisors of Wauke- sha County: The Committee on Sheriff's and Clerk's ac- counts beg leave to report as follows upon the claims submitted to them for examination and correction: In the Sheriff's bill No. 1 a clerical er- ror of 57 was discovered on page 11, and corrected. Two items on pages 34 and 35, both for conveying prisoners to disallowed by the committee because they were considered to be illegal and improper charges. Upon investigation, conveyance was found charged and allowed in other items of the bill, and the word in the items disallowed, was for taking care of prisoners, paid for by his allowance of mile- age. Tho schedule of bills committed to this committee, and their action thereon is as follows: Sheriff's bill No. 1, charged 420 27, allowed 27 Dcpc.ty Sheriff Patterson's bill, al- lowed as 81 71 Sheriff's bill No. 2, for purchase and cutting of wood, being a bal- ance after deducting appropria- tion, allowed as 15 90 Clerk of Court's bill, allowed as charged. the county' poor fund, fer which county or- ders will be drawn iu accordance with the list of accounts herewith furnished. We would recommend to your Honorable Board to appropriate to the Superintendents of the Poor for future expenses for the ensu- ing year The Superintendents of the Poor were in- structed by the Board of Supervisors at their annual session of 1875 t erect a wagon shed and wood-house, and made an appropriation of for the same. Said buildings have been erected in accordance with the resolu- tion of said Board of Supervisors of 1875, as many of your Honorable body well know by your recent visit to the county Cost of material and 34 Board bill 20 weeks at S3 per Teaming by employees and The old house has received two coats of paint: also the barns aud ivagon-shed have also been neatly and well painted. The Superinten- ients of Poor need not say toj'our Honorable jody that everything about the premises are neat and well taken care of- and the inmates, ve believe, are kept in a comfortable coudi- iou, sis your Honorable body might see from 'our ruccnt visit. All of which is respectfully submitted. GEO. CAIHNCROSS, Superintendents WM. M. JACQUES, ofPuor WM. EHOAUES, Waukesha County. Beport received and filed, and referred to Committee on Pauper Accounts and County Farm. Mr, Sperry moved that the sum of the sum asked for in the report, be appropri- ated for the support of poor the coming year. Carried. The Committee to whom was referred the report of the County Clerk, reported to the Board that they had examined the report and found it correct, and the report was adopted by the Board. Several accounts which were referred to Superintendeuts of Poor and Committee on Pauper Accounts were referred back to the Board with the recommendation that they be referred to proper committee. Whereup- on tho Chair referred them to the Com- mittee on Miscellaneous Accounts. Board adjourned until 2 o'clock p. m. NOVEMBER. 22, 1S76, 2 o'clock p. Board reassembled. Quorum present. The following report made by Committee on Miscellaneous Accounts was adopted by the Board. REPORT ON MISCELLANEOUS ACCOUNTS. To the Board of Supervisors of Wuukaha County, Wisconsin Your committee to whom was referred the following miscellaneous accounts have ex- amined the same and recommend them be al- lowed as follows Name. CluiVu. Allow'd. Silas Kiehardson, lumber............5 1 113 A on wolves...... 100 (.10 Russell Bros, buots ami shoes... B J insane... Sanner 13ro tobaeeo bill............ F W Jlontieth, eleetion canvass.. Bcutley, merchandise.... 41 10 15 a) 2 SI 3 00 12 DO David llea, 55 Oil John L Drauc, white-washing.... 7 115 0 .MeMahon, merchtindise.......... 117 10 73 OU A llouser. hotel expenses, S H Unrstuiv, eanviissinp, T C stationery and ulliiMj J llowitt, stationary and assist- ance.......................................... John S Ciark, inerehnndise......... 0 .'aekpon, _ G (-ritllager, repairs.................... 3 Tyler, iiiurehtuulisc................ -i2 70 Sihis livery.................... 30 OH 285 02 Total allowed by this 43 All of which is respectfully submitted. J. SPERRY, J JAMES STEWART. Committee. M. T. DRAPER, Board then adjourned until 9 o'clock to- morrow morning. NovEJiiJEit, 22, 1S7G. 9 a. met. To the Board of Supervisors Members all present. 'Minutes read, aud ap- proved. Mr. Sperry moved that the Board now pro- in" accounts cned to elect ll Superintendent of the Poor, owed as fol- in Place of Wm- Rhodes, imd that the first Your Committee on Public Property re- port as follows. We have examined the followi: and rncoramend that they be allow lows gliding oil the subjects in which they i WiliiZ Bayley were examined. Quite number of the OQ .tai but by tbcm an opportunity to review the branches in which they had failed, and by attending another examination, most of the old teachers, with a few exceptions, hfivesnc- Chandler, lumber .SliCi "OiiHoweila 54 48 26 lid H 115 52 00 21 75 '26 00 5 65 50 12 75 ]XT. McBEATH, hant Tailor. Rates' lllock, IVaakeshu, Wis., would respectfully call the attention of his cus- tomers aud the public generally to his stock of On motion of Mr. Bolles the time fixed for daily meeting of this Board he 9 a. m. and 2 p. m. Whereupon the Board adjourned until 9 a. m. to-morrow morning. WEDNESDAY, Nov. 16th, 1876, 9 a. Board met; quorum present. Minutes of yesterday read and corrected. COMMUNICATION FROM SHUTS. OF POOR. To the Board of Supervisors Waukesha Co.: am instructed by the Bonrd of Superintendents of Poor to invite your honorable body to visit the County AVISCONSIN MADE CASSIMERES i and.Farm nt your earliest convenience. GKO. CAIRXUROSS, Secretary. Waukesha, Nov. 16th, 1876. Whereupon Mr. Small offered the follow- ing resolution, which was carried That the invitation of the Super- intendents of the County Poor to visit the county farm be accepted, aud that the time of visiting the same be on the 17th inst.; thnt the invitation be extended to the county offi- cers and each publisher of a newspaper in which he believes will be found superior to the imported goods. Also the best brands of BEAVER for WINTER WEAR. all-kinds in his lino prompftv and aithfuUy filled. Word to the Wise Puffi Sent. MAXUPAOTURKI! OK Wagons, Buggies, Cutters, Sleighs, Ami Farm Implements in General, IN LAMB'S OLD STAND, AT UUOOKKIK3.I) Jt'.VCTIOX. CALL AND SEE OUR -WORK, Before Elscivhero. We arc determined not to be Undersold by any A (iKEAT nEDUCTlOS IX PRICES OF @uns, Revolvers, Etc. Prices reduced from 20 to 30 per cent- "Write for fo r Illustrated Catalogue, with reduced prices r Address, GREAT AVESTERN GUN July6n30yl Smitbfield street, Pittsburgh, Tn. DR. S. S- CLARK, M. IK, FORMERLY OF Monomonee now a resident of Wau- kesha, where he will attend to nil calls promptly in surgery and msdieine. Office, Hooin Commercial Uliek. OSice hours, S to 12 A. and 2 to 0 and 7 to 9 M. EW. CHAFtN, ATTORNEY AND COUN- SELLOU at Iiiw, Conveyancer nml Notary Public, 'mice over the Post OSiee, Waukesha, KOF NIGHT Of MEET- ing, first and third Alondars in each month. Hall in Commercial Block, room re- ently occupied by The Plaimlenler. pape Waukesha county, and that the Superinten- dents of Poor be requested to furnish con- veyances. Carried. REPORT OF THE SUIT OE SCHOOLS. To the Honorable County Board of Supervis- ors of Waukesha County GENTLEMEN herewith have the honor to transmit the annual report of the County Superintendent of Schools, as required by sec. 92, school code. JOHN HOWITT, County Sup't. of Schools. Waukesha, Nov. 15, 1S76. GENTLEMEN: Your attention is first called to the GENERAL STATISTICS. There arc at present within this county 117 schools, requiring 132 persons to teach them. The census of Aug. 31, 1876, shows 5J01 mule children and 5135 female children in the eovinty between the ages of four and twenty years: together making against in 1375, a decrease of 576, which was occasioned-by the city of Ocono- inow.ic, which made its annual report to the State Superintendent, but iu 1875 made it to tbe County Of this num- ber 6590 are reported as having attended school during the year: an increase of 182 over last year, (Ooonomnwoc city being ex- leaving 2946 children of school age who have not attended school during the year, which is 110 less than last-year. The number over twenty years of age who have attended school is 41. an increase of 7 over last year; under four years of age 3, ft dc- crense of 7'. The total uumber of days school has been taught by a qualified teacher is an in- crease of SI days more than last year, giving an average of 464 days to each school in the county. "The total uumbciLof days'attend- ance of different pupils Total number cf days' attendance of pupils over four and under twenty years of age is 09S. nn increase of over last year, giving an average of 77 days to eash pupil attending school. The average wnges of male teachers was per month, which is a from last year.. This ia-in cecded in securing a certificate. Of the 200 applicants last spring, 2 received first graue certificates; 6 second grade, and OS "third grade (and a few limited which are not in force at At the fall examinations, 2 received first grade, 8 second grade, 87 third grade and 12 limited (uf the limited six were old teachers who found it impossible to attend the public' examinations being away from home or from other justifiable reasons.) Considering the number receiving certifi- cates who do not intend to teach, the number from other counties, for there are quite a number, receiving certificated horc but not- teaching in the county those who may be qualified in regard to education, but .their age nnd experience would disqualify them those who teach in the summer- but not in the winter those who teach in the winter j but not in the summer those who leave the educational work for more lucrative emplov- ment, and which, perhaps, is more congenial to their nature by taking these things into consideration, with others which I need not mention, leaves the teaching force quite ballot be forinol. Motion carried. On the first ballot Wm Rhodes received all the votes cast and was declared elected, The communication from W. P. Calkins re- lative to care of couuty poor and manage- ment of County Farm was received aud refer- red to special committee, consisting of Messrs. Sperry, Weiner and Goss. KEl'OllT OF OF I'OOIl. To the Board of Snpc.rvitori of Waukesha Co The Superintendents of the Poor respect- fully submit this their annual report up to and including Nov.21, A. D., 1870. Whole number of paupers received at the Couuty House during the year was eighty, average number at the institution during the year forty-three. On the first- day of b.er, 1870, there were forty-three imu.-i'cs at the institution. There have been at the in- stitution during the year nine insane, one GENTLEMEN: Pursuant to a resolution of idiot and one blind person, and are now at S276 72 All of which is respectfully submitted. M. T. DRAPKR, H. G. HAKDELL, Committee. Waukcsha, Nov. 21st, 1S70. A communication and accouut of Register of Deeds for transcribing Abstract Records was received and referred to special com- mittee, consisting cf Messrs Place. Bowman and Ockler. To the Ifunoralle Jloard of Supervisor.-! of evlia County: j 14 30 71 75 i'o H W Stuiio, spittoons A 11 Craig, examination services A C hardware and re- pairs I M White, morchiimliriu.. II N Olcnney, washing machine and roiiuire W II Kciulriek.t Son. uoal A Set'niU, merchandise R C .Ueirjrs. hardware, and repairs Junicd MeDonoughj register ex- penses ]12 02 Jacob Hill, woll'bouiity on S D Jjinies. inerchiindiBO SI C.'t 1' 11 Gallagher, cobbling -I 7.i RL Uuve, merchandise Thos McCarty, extra chair work. 15 til Henry Youuious, printing, mun MO IS C X Junes, Priming. Plniudcaler K L cpoin-'u t( 41- .Uailtit'lil ,t Co., wood 51 00 Christ. Gaynor.nttundnncp on iri- stuie..... 7 OU Gleason, mason-work 1-i .J2 Willia.n Sniiill, attendance un in- sane 7 J 13 Huegei-A: Son, binding aj 00 Vernon Tiehenor, counsel on in- f 1 W inu oo 10 15 20 2 51 3 00 10 (10 55 60 0 00 117 7li 10 S5 U 00 51 15 CO If. is m 25 42 70 ]-5 rO 2 20 22 -19 ilisillo'd SMS New 228 349 155 Vernon....................___.....; 2Q2 689 Hesolution carried. To the Chairman and Board of Supervisors of Waukesha County: Your committee, to which was referred the reports and accounts of the Superintendecty of the Poor, would report that they hare tr- ammed the same, compared the accounts with, the Touchers on file, and find them correct, and would recommend the adoption of their report, and that orders be di-awn to paythe unsettled accounts of against the county as shown in their report. Your committee, with a majority of tho County Board, -visited the county farm on the 17th inst., and found the improvements all made as recommended at the last annual meeting of the County Board, the buildings substantial and convenient, the yards jjroper- 66S 34 ly graded, and the farm generally in good order. 75 00 From what information your committee could gather 1'rom the inmates of the Poor House, they are well cared for, have plenty of good, wholrsome food, good clothing, and from our own observation everything appears tidy and clean, and has the appearance of being a comfortable home for such, a large family of infirm, and unfortunate people- All of which is respectfully WILLIAM SMALL, J J. SEEBB.T, V Committee. EDWARD PCKTEIL, The report was received and adopted by the Board. To the Honorable Board of Supervisors of Wau- kesha County: The undersigned, District Attorney fer said county, hereby makes and submits his accountof all uioueys received by him during the preceding year, by virtue of his otlleo, for fines, recognizan- ees, forfeitures and costs, as follows: 1st. Of C. J. Evans, the ousts in tho case of tho State of Wisconsin, against C.. J. Evaus, for assault with intent to kill, in Circuit 40 2d. Of Joseph Sturiuuia, the costs iu the of the" State of Wisconsin aeaiust Sturnima, for indeceut exposure of person, to tho Circuit 30 15 Total, 55 The abovo amount is paid into the treasury. and the Treasurer's receipt taken for the same D. U. SUMNER, Attorney. WnuUcsha County, ss. D. H.Suuiuer being duly sworn saya that the above is a correct statement of all moncvs re- ceived by him. "D. H. SUMXER. Subscribed and sworn to before me, this 22nd day of November, W. S. GREEN, Clork Circuit Court. The report of the District Attorney was received and placed on file. On motion Board adjourned until 2 p. in. 2 o'clock p. reassembled; quo- rum present. The official .bond of William Khodes was received and approved. Resolution by Mr. Bowman JSciolveti, That the furnishing of tobacco to the inmates of our county jail at the ex- pense of the county, ought to be and is here- by abolished from date of passage of this resolution. Ayes Andrews, Bowman, Bolles, Draper. Gaynor, Hardcll, Jameson, no 25 15 IS Iti your honorable Board adopted January 4, 1875. instructing the Register of Deeds of saiu County to transcribe the first two bioks of "Abstracts of Titles'1 then in his office, I herewith submit for your inspection and ap- proval the second book of said transcribed abstracts. Very respectfully, JAMES McDosouaii, Register of Deeds. Board then adjourned until 2 p. m. Two O'CLOCK p. mot. JMcm- the institution. There have been five deaths at the County House during the year. There have been two births at the institution during the year. There have beeu furnished in all 22G6 weeks board to paupers, besides the employes on the farm, at an average cost of per week, and snnity............... P ll Carney, W S Green, guardian on insane Yernoii Tiehenor, gmmlian anil counsel...................................... -Tohn eollin....................... llugo.Pliilfer, mediual aid.......... HDunlnp A 51 Warner (l RDuulan V L Moore L Loeker J 00 5 00 .i (XI 2 (XI 10 nn 7 5IJ 2 50 15 no -IS 00 10 00 15 (10 .'15 50 15 00 M HO .'17 30 71 72 14 lOii 02 IK 00 SI US 4 75 0 -Jo 15 Gl 500 124 50 iKfi 35 51 00 7 00 M i'l 00 20 00 5 0" 5 00 ft m 2 OU 10 00 7 50 50 is on 01 10 (X, l'i OU So 00 15 00 ried. Hesolution by Mr. Small WHEREAS, By chapter 185, session laws of 1S76, the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Wau- kcsha County is made the Clerk of the Coun- ty Cnurt: and, Said chapter provides that said clerk shall receive a salary of five hundred dollars per annum for services rendered as such clerk; therefore, Resolved, That we hereby appropriate to W. S. Green, Clerk of said Court, three hun- dred and seventy-live dollars in full payment fur said services from the first day of April, 1S76, to the first day of January, 1S77; aud Resolved further, That the salary of the Clerk of the County Court for the year 1877, be aud the same is hereby fixed at the sum of live hundred dollars. Carried. The Committee on Assessments made a re- port, vhicr was accepted, and made the special order for to-morrow afternoon. Committee on Justices aud Constables ac- counts report as follows, which report was adopted To the Chairman and Board of Supervisors of Waukesha County Your Committee on Justices and Consta- bles accounts submit the following report. We have carefully examined and allowed the following accounts, to-wit ox JUSTICES' ACCOUNTS. Claim. -S 5 95 16 06 14 75 0 07 3 17 1 77 45 93 90 25 2 19 ..355 15 ted. S24U1 59 All of which is most respectfully submit- F. S HEN BY BOWMAN, M. A PLACE. Committee. KEI'OLIT OF .Sr.YTlOXEliy. AGENT. Of the amount of money expended for sta- tionary the following amount has been ex- pended for blank books lu Register's office County Judge's office........ Minute book for Judge Small. In Clerk of Court's office..... 00 101 35 12 00 14 00 35 Waukzsha. To. the JJuanl of Supcrvixurz of County, In accordance with a resolution adopted by this Board at its annual session, Nov. 1873, I i to amount of money The inventory of property now o.n hand be- longing on the farm amounts to the sum of bers all present. Following accounts, tiled j the estimated value of which is ta- sinall forthe district boards to make their selections from, which I trust they ilo jurlici- ously and unders.tnndingly. The number re- ceiving certificates is a decrease from last year, yot there are a sufficient number to supply the schools of the county. SLTEBINTKXDEXT'S WORK. since beginning of session, were laid before the Board Yernon Ti'honor, guardian 00 M. Gleasou, repairin; T. Lannon, inquisition............... C. Gaynor, expenses with insane per- son............................. Wrn. Weaver, witness fees Co. Court.. Win. Small, expenses with insane per- Siace last January there has been 340 V plicauts for certificates. Now the law re- to'> quires those who wish a third grade to be ex- 14 42 umined on eleven branches; fourteen first grade sixteen. second grade Now, taking ten branches for each applicant would in- volve tho reading and marking of 3400 pages of manuscript but it would be considerable more, as on some branches it requires Uvo and sometimes three pages. This work.with copying the standing, enrolling the names. making out reports, filling out blanks, con- ducting examinations, the correspondence of the office, getting up questions and circulars making out certificates, attending teachers' institutes and associations, occupies almost the entire time of the Superintendent during the vacation between the summer and winter terms of school. One hundred nnd ninety-five school visits have been made since last January. All of the schools in the county have been visited except one, which term had aspired before 1 got around to it. It is my intention to visit each school in the county dm ing the coming Hugo Philler, medical J. B. Hoeger Sons, bindin 7 00 1 66 7 00 51 00 2 50 20 00 Mr. Small moved those bills be received and acred upon. Mr. Sperry r.iised to a point of order, that the reception uf those bills is irregular and out of order, which point of order was over- ruled by the Chair. Mr. Sperry then appealed from the de- cision of tho Chair. The question then being, Shall tho de- cision of the Chair be sustained 1 Goss, Gaynor, Kardcll, Lins, Meahl, Ockler, Purtill, Place. Keith, Stewart, Small and Andrews, Bowman, Bolles, Jameson and Whereupon the decision of the Chair was susttiined. The question then recurring upon the adoption of Mr. Small's motion, "That the accounts be raceivod am) acted upon Goss. Gaynor. Hardell, Lins, Meahl, Ockler, Portill, Place, Eeith, 7 A, jjiiJS, i uj till, .ruiue, JxeitQ. whtch, I thmk, 1 will bo able to ac- j Stew'art, Small, Lain, Chairman-la. Nayes Buwman. Holies, Jameson.Sperry Motion carried. Resolution by Mr. Bolles the election of Superin- complish In conclusion. I would with all candor. while we have many excellent, energetic and successful teachers in the county, there are not a few who lack- in order, system and ability to teach. I trust that the parents and district boards will aid the teachers in their labors, showing them that they are interested. in the great and noble work of education by visiting their schools and doing whatever they can for the advancement of education and intelligence, which is the corner atone of our republican institutions. I take this op- portunity ol' thnnking tho citizens of the tendent of Poor iu place of Wm. Rhodes, whose term of office will soon made the special order forto-nicrrow morning at 9 o'clock. Carried. COUNTY CLERKS REPOP.T. To the Board to Superui.wrs of Waukesha county for their generous hospitality to-1 I respectfully report to you the amount of wards nie while visiting schools and con- redemption money received and disbursed by includin''salary of the overseer and his as-i-----. v sistanl, hired help, clothing for paupers, etc and expended b; me for stationery and blank books during the past year to- gether with vouchers for money paid Balance on hand Nov. 1575.......S 924 Received by appropriation........... 400 00 Paid to I.. Jl. White.............'........ S -IS 50 Paid to W Y Smitely Co.............. a 00 SinmcrBrus..................... 400 DcsFurges and Lawrenue... -oO 5G NieUickcii Co.................. SO So ken at the present worth of the property. The whole amount of accounts audited and allowed against the poor fund for the past- year is 03, for all of which accounts and vouchers are herewith presented for your examination. We have furnished for the par- tial support of 224 paupers outside of tbe County Poor House to the amount of 943.53, including per diem and expenses of the Superintendents ef the Poor, including doctor bills, which is a large item in our cx- puuces. Allowed November, 1376. There have been several cases of sickness, two of which were in Oconomowoc, case of Hannah Haines, and a Mrs. Mackey and child, which makes our expenses considerably more than they would otherwise have been. The whole amount of services rendered by the Superintendents, including incidental ei- pcnces, are as follows: Wm. M. William 100 35 Geo. 150.60 The whole amount of claims against the County Poor fund is from which deduct the following amounts for lumber and other material for new buildings, furniture, etc., dry goods and groceries on hand. The Superintendents of the Poor have re- ceived from the County and other sources the following amounts the past year: County Iowa 20.59 Walrrorth 60.30 By John Remington, (on Sylvester note J...................... 13.50 By Edw'ird 7.SO By Charles Emerson.............. 6.00 36 Pigs 4 Hides 15.85 5 Lambs 11.50 1 Steer 30.00 Butter Clover seed 47.60 152 39.00 3 15.00 227 Ibs Lard, at per 30.64 Whole amount received from all Deducted from leaves a balance of as the present indebtedness against Balance; on haml SJOO 21 J375 3" 2-t 24 Dated Nov. 22d, 1876. T. C. Jl Stationery Agent The report wa s received and referred to Committee cm Miscellaneous Accounts. Board adjourned until 9 o'clock tomorrow morning. EII, 23d. 1876, 9 a. m Board met. Quorum present, ilinntes read and approved. Several tax certificates belonging to Mr- Isaac Lain were presented to the Board for cancellation on ground of erroneous descrip- tions, which certificates were referred to Committee on Tax Titles and illegal assess- ments. Resolution by Mr. Gaynor Resolved, By the Waukesha County Board of Supervisors, that justices of the peace in and for county, are hereby required in accordance with the Statutes of Wisconsin, to have all complaints in criminal prosecutions give good and sufficient bail for costs before issuing warrants therein, unless, in the judg- ment of the justice, sueh bail should be waived, in which case said justice shall make an entry in hi'i docket to that effect; end that in all cases of criminal prosecutions when the defendant is discharged or acquittted, the costs shnll be taxed against and paid by the complainant, unless the justice shall certify and enter in his docket that the complainant had good and justifiable grounds for making the complaint, and ought not, in justice, to pay such costs; and that the returns of jus ticcs to this Board must show a compliance with this rule in order to entitle them to con- sideration and action thcreoii. Carried. Resolution by Mr. Bolles Resolved, That a County School Tas of four thousand six hundred and sis. dollars for the year 1877, be and the same is hereby levied sncl apportioned lo the ssv- Namcs. II. 0. II. George William D. W. Fred S. H. C. M. Thomns C. OS CONSTABLES ACCOUNTS, Louis John C. Robert Ararley...... John Win. A. Henrv A. iL S. M. Sherwood.----- Alexander S'-13 50 20 56 19 10 27 76 5 85 38 22 6 35 62 65 55 97 Allowed. 5 5 95 15 77 14 75 9 07 3 47 1 77 40 93 86 87 2 19 319 52 75 17 31 18 45 27 76 8 85 25 79 6 35 62 65 51 55 S754 75 of which isrespebtfully submitted. Cmus. GAYSOK, A. G. IlARiiELL, Committee. J. A. Li.vs, Mr. Wciner moved that the vote by which the report of the Committee on Miscellane- ous accounts was adopted be reconsidered. Motion carried. Mr. Sperry then moved that the amount charged in printing bills for the Superinten- dent of Schools' card be stricken out, -which was carried. Whereupon the report on mis- cellaneous accounts as amended was adopted. Mr. Sperry moved that hereafter the coun- ty of Waukesha will not pay bounty for tho killing of wolves, lynx aud wildcats. Mr. Andrews moved an amendment that the county pay a bounty of on wolves. Amendment carried. The motion as amend- ded was then adopted. Resolution by Jlr. Sperry Resolved, That Chap. 67, General Laws, 1871, relating to the iicence-of dogs be" en- forced this year in this county. Mr. Small moved that the resolution lay over until to-morrow morning. Carried. Board then adjourned until 9 o'clock to- jrrow. NOVEMBEU 24, 1876. 9 a. met qurom present. Minutes read and approved. Resolution by Mr. Bowman: Resolved. That there be, and hereby is, levied upon the taxable property of the sever- al towns in this county, the sum of twelve hundred dollars, upon the same basis as the County School Tax, of which is to pay the salary of the County Superintendent of Schools, and the balance, is hereby ap- propriated to tbe County SuDerintcndcnt-of Schools to pay all necessary expenses of stationery, assistance, and printing for the use of schools in this County for the ensuing year. And said Superintendent is hereby directed to accouut to this board at its next annual session the items of its expenditure, accompanied by the proper vouchers. Carried. Resolution by Mr. Small: Resolved, That the publisher of each week- ly newspaper, published within the county, that shall publish the proceedings of the pre- sent session of this Board in. full, in one issue of his paper, shall be paid for doing the same Ihe sum of teu dollars, which sum shall be in full for publishing such proceedings. Carried. The Committee to whom was referred the report of Stationery Agent reported to tho Board that they hal evuniinei! the report and found it coirect, and the report was adopted by the Board The Committee to whom was referred the charges preferred by W. P. Calkius against the manner in which the County Poor at the.: County Poor Farm are cared reported that they had investigated the matter thor- oughly and found the charges Report of Committee appointed to examine ;