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PROCEEDINGS
of the
BOARD of SUPERVISORS
of
Fayette County, Iowa
***
SEPTEMBER SESSION. 1873
  Republican Gazette
West Union, Fayette Co., Iowa
Thursday, 11 September 1873
Page 1
   
 
MONDAY, Sept. 1, 2 o'clock p.m.
Board convened in the County Auditor's office. H.S. Brunson in the chair. Members all present.
Minutes of the special session of July 21, 1873, read and approved.
Ordered that the levy of taxes for the year A.D. 1873, be as follows:
For State Revenue 2 mills on the dollar.
For Bridge Revenue 3 mills on the dollar.
For School Revenue 1 mills on the dollar.
For County Revenue 4 mills on the dollar.
and a poll tax of 50 cents.
For Poor Revenue 1 mill on the dollar.
For Insane Revenue 1 mills on the dollar.

Name of Districts Dist.
Tax
Conty
Tax
School
House
Tax
 
TWP. DISTS. Sub Districts.
TWP. DISTS.       1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Auburn 5       4 4 1 1/2 2 1/2 2          
Bethel 9 1/2 2                        
* Center 2 1/2 1 1 1/2 3 1/2 1 1/2 1 1/2 1 1/2 6 1/2          
Eden       1 5   1 2 1 3 3      
Fremont 4 3 3 1/2                      
Fairfield 3 10 2 3 1 2 2 4 6 5
Illyria       2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2    
Oran 9 6 5                      
Pl. Valley 7 1 1/2   1 1/2 2 1 1 10   1 1/2        
Putnam 10 4   2 2 5 1 1/4 4 4 2 1/2 5 1
Smithfield 7 2                        
+Windsor 5 1         10     6 5 15    
West Union 4 1/2   2 1/2                      
Westfield       2 1/2 12 1/4 1/4 10 3/4 1/4 12 1/2        
 
IND DISTS.                            
Auburn 10 2 1/2                        
Clermont 4   10                      
Fairbank 10                          
Fayette 9 1                        
Waucoma 6 2                        
West Union 7                          
Dover, No. 7 2 2                        
Dover, No. 3   1 1/2                        
Clermont 8 2                        
                             

* The 1 mill school house tax in Center township to be divided equally between sub districts Nos. 1 and 6.
+A tax of 1 mill on the dollar 13 levied on the taxable property of sub district No. 1, of Windsor township, for District Fund.

Names of Districts Dist.
Tax
Conty
Tax
School
House
Tax
         
TWP DISTS. Sub District
        1 2 3 4 5
$ $ $ $ $
Banks 300 200   209        
Clermont 1700 300            
Eden 1200              
Farlan 700 200 600          
Illyria 1800 400            
Jefferson 700 390            
Scott 850 330   30 25 25 59 25
Westfield 810 280            
                 
IND. DISTS.                
Elgin 700   250          
Dover No. 5.   100            
Dover No. 8 60 35            
Dover No. 9. 180 35            
Dover No. 6. 70 30            
Dover No. 1. 120 39            
Dover No. 4. 1-0 35            
Dover No. 2. 152   35          
Clermont, 3 240   150          
Clermont, 8 150 25 125          

In pursuance of the provisions of Chap. 26 of the "General and Public" laws of the Fourteenth General Assembly, it is hereby ordered and declared that the length of the main track and the assessed value (as fixed by the State Census Board) of the B.C.R. & M.R.R. lying in the following townships, to wit:
Townships No. of Miles Value per Mile Totals
Clermont 7 1/2 38.00 28.50
Pl. Valley 8 1/2 38.00 2.00
West Union 7 1/2 38.00 28.50
Windsor 2.55 38.00 9.59
Totals:>> 26.05   68.59
       
Ordered that the following roads be established as per plats and held notes on file, viz.:
No. 310, Butler Road.
No. 311, Thormann, Road.
No. 316,. Gudmunson's Attraction
No. 318, Siege Bead.
No. 320. Andersons "Alteration of the Gray Road No. 273.
--Ordered that No. 313, Stones Vacation be continued to Oct 21, 183
--Ordered that that part of Hanson's Relocation No. 314, that relates to that to the Vacation of the Auchampaugh Road be established, and that the new road petitioned for be not established as per recommendation of the commissioner.
--Ordered that the Bruce Road No. 315, be not established. It appearing that sufficient notice of the presentation of the petition in said road had not been given.
--Ordered that Butchinson's Alteration No. 31, be not established. It appears that said Alteration would not be of public benefit.
--Ordered that No. 319, Resurvey of the Lynch Road be continued to Sept. 3, 1873.
--Ordered that the following roads be established as per plats and field notes on file, on payment by petiotioners of all costs and damages. Provided said costs and damages are paid within one year from date, viz:
No. 309, Barry Road.
No. 312, Spears Road.
--Ordered that the report of Mr. Stedman, who was appointed to examine the Johnston Road No. 294 be accepted, and that said road he fully established.

BRIDGE APPROPRIATIONS
Ordered that the following bridge appropriations (or so much thereof as may be necessary) be made, and the County Auditor is hereby authorized to draw warrants on the Treasurer for the same. All voting in the affirmative.

To re-plank West Auburn Bridge  $137.90
To repair Co. line bridge Auburn township $30.10
To build Weatherbee Bridge Banks township $195.00
To build bridge across Warner Creek Clermont township $200.00
To repair Fremont Center Bridge, Fremont township $5.00
To repair Long Grove Bridge $100.00
To repair bridge across Otter Creek on the Baldwin road PI. Valley township $26.60
To repair Bassett Bridge Smithfield township $9.00
To repair Elfin Bridge $83.23
To reptir Westfield Bridge $8.93
To repair Burch Bridge Westfield township $23.80
To repair Johnson Bridge Eden township $18.62
To repair Eldridge and Spear Bridges, Jefferson township $80.00
To repair Paine Bridge Auburn township $8.57
Adjourned until tomorrow at 8 A.M.  
   
W E D N E S D A Y , Sept. 3,1873, at 8 o'clock A.M.

Board met pursuant to adjournment.
Members all present.
Ordered that the survey and plat of No. 319 Resurvey of the Lynch Road be approved, and the County Auditor is hereby ordered to record said survey and plat in the proper road record of the county.

Ordered that the contract made with the Trustees of the U. B. Church of West Union, for the use of their church building for court purposes at $5 per day for the day for the time actually used be approved. And the County Auditor is hereby instructed to draw warrants on the Treasurer in payment of said rent as the same becomes due. All voting in this affirmative.

Ordered that Mr. Snedigar be appointed a committee on the bridge between Sec's 25 and 26 Harlan township, and also on bridge across Little Wappsie, on Fremont Center road, Fremont township, to report at next Oct Session.

Ordered that Messrs. Stedman and Snedigar be appointed a committee in the Brockway bridge Eden township, to report at next October session.

Ordered that the proposition of H.F. Horton to build an Iron Bridge at Clermont for the sum of $3280 be accepted, and that the supervision of the building; of said bridge be attended to by the committee of the whole.

CLAIMS.
Ordered that the following General and Criminal claims be allowed as per amounts in right hand column. And County Auditor is hereby authorized to draw warrants on the Treasurer for the same. All voting in the affirmative.
GENERAL CLAIMS.
CLAIM FOR CLAIMED  AMOUNT
Smart, Parroit & Co. books of Co. office   $60.00
Mills & Co. books for Co. office   $200.00
C.H. Talmadge & Co. printing   $12.00
Warner, Harvard & Co. --- for the books   $115.5
A.H. Fox & H.B. lamp and oil for C.H.   $2.00
W.E. Parroit Clock for Treasure's Office   $17.00
John Mathews table for Auditor's Co offices   $3.00
Waterbury & White sundries Co. offices   $12.25
A.H. Fox & H.H. goods for poor   $12.00
George Stoehr goods for poor   $12.00
George Stoehr goods for poor $35.35 $20.00
George Stoehr goods for poor   $18.00
George Stoehr goods for poor $4.03 $4.03
George Stoehr goods for poor   $41.10
George Stoehr goods for poor $59.71 $39.00
Simon Nefeger goods for poor farm   $11.98
Waterbury & White goods for poor farm   $32.73
A.H. & R.D. Fox Goods for poor farm   $112.73
Clayton County custody of prisioner   $60.00
Archibald McLain boarding of pauper   $41.75
L. Armstrong medical att on poor   $34.00
J.K. Brennon twp clerk Eden   $14.00
J.W. Hazen trustee Scott   $4.00
Robert Ewing trustee Putnam   $10.00
A.B. Ecker coping T book etc.   $130.75
Addison Kent wolf bounty   $5.00
John Gerkin     $5.00
John Davis     $5.00
Samuel Gardner     $10.00
J.W. Oziey     $23.00
John Falk     $5.00
J.K. Brannon     $5.00
John Falk     $5.00
John Falk     $5.00
L.L. Ainsworth com'r of insanity   $6.00
Braun on H.S. Supervisor   $13.10
A. Sawyer from bounty   $60.00
C.A. Dorland costs in S.F. foreclosures   $44.00
Mills & Co. poll books   $23.00
Vines & Cole printing   $72.01
Edwin Stedman bridge and poor com.   $21.00
Edwin Stedman Suporvisor   $18.92
H.S. Branson bridge and poor com.   $22.00
A. Alexander witness and care insane   $6.00
Ann Thopson witness and care insane   $2.00
R.D. Williams hauling and handling wood   $2.50
J.N. Dennis livery hire for Br. coin.   $10.50
Geo L. Doan clk. of special election   $4.00
C. Hoyt assessor Westfield   $9.00
Geo. F. Colby trustee Windsor   $4.00
Ed Cavanaugh board and care of poor   $60.00
D.M. Ferguson & Co. goods for poor farm   $17.18
D.M. Ferguson & Co. goods for poor   $26.00
Caroline Bahel care of poor $6.00 $4.00
C.K. Smith goods for poor   $3.25
Jno. Mathews coffin for pauper   $18.00
Riley & Son goods for the poor   $24.13
S.E. Waterbury med for p.h.   $42.15
C.C. Parker ned att on poor   $41.50
D. Alexander med att on poor   $51.00
F.L. Bradley med att on poor   $21.00
Enos Hayward coffins for p.h. and poor   $20.75
Henry Brown wildcat bounty   $1.00
W.W. Quivey Co. Supt   $211.50
F. Snedigar Supr Br. and poor com   $54.36
       
CRIMINAL CLAIMS
R.O. Sheldon Sheriff's fees   $2.30
R.O. Sheldon Sheriff's fees   $5.10
R.O. Sheldon Sheriff's fees   $7.20
C.A. Dorland Sheriff's fees   $17.20
C.A. Dorland Sheriff's fees   $.85
C.A. Dorland Sheriff's fees   $22.39
E. Camp, Dep Sheriff's fees   $17.73
E. Camp, Dep. Sheriff's fees   $2.50
M.J. Cuff, constable fees   $8.68
John Hutchinsin Justice fees   $4.50
P.J. Hinkley Justice fees   $21.0
L.L. Ainsworth attorney fees   $10.00
Andrew J. Fairley Jurer   $1.20
E.T. Smith Jurer   $1.10
E.T. Smith Jurer   $1.10
C.F. Loomis Jurer   $1.10
G.R. Hill Jurer   $1.10
Frank Goodspead witness   $.80
Wm. T. Wade witness   $4.80
John Smith witness   $5.80
Wm. Robertson witness   $5.40
Peter Robertson witness   $5.60
James Robertson witness   $4.80
D.F. Linn witness   $5.60
S.J. Davis witness   $4.60
H.S. Linn witness   $4.20
D.O. Linn witness   $5.00
Lerpy D. Dickens witness   $7.00
Saml. Crawford witness   $2.10
Nathan Linn witness   $4.60
Jno Heiserman witness   $1.30
Paulina Betiz witness   $5.60
Lydia Straw witness   $5.60
H.S. Brunson witness   $1.60
Chas U. Warner witness   $5.60
Ober Orson constable fees   $8.95
John Cavanough witness $3.60 $2.20
Chas. Kirkham witness   $3.00
Robert Howard witness   $3.00
John Bunton witness   $3.00
A. Allen witness   $1.00
John Noble witness   $3.00
A.O. Duncan witness   $1.50
C.W. Knights witness   $4.50
Wm. Riley constable fees   $3.25
Ira Potter constable fees   $20.70
Rickel & Fuller hel. on atty. fees   $15.60
H.B. Capwell Justice fees   $3.00
H.B. Capwell Justice fees   $6.00
H.B. Capwell Justice fees   $3.00
H.S. Brunson Justice Fees   $11.00

Minutes of the session read and approved. Adjourned sins die.
ALBERT SUTHERLAND,
County Auditor.

 

     

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