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ioux County Journal,
HRKISOliT, 1TBB., JAJST. 17, 1889.
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THE SIOUX COUKTY
W. E. Pattrrsea, Proprietor.
C0MMI8NI0SER PBOf EEMXJK.
Harbison, Nea, Jax. 8, 1889.
Board met in regular session. Full
Board . present, also ex-comnuseioner
Klein and clerk.
And now conies Henrv C. Hunter be
fore tlie board and state that- he ja il
legally assessed for school tax on- the
following real estate, for the year 1848,
viz: South-west quarter of Sec. 23, Tp.1
83, R. 54; $3.32. North lialf of tlie
N. E. quarter of Sec. 56, Tp. 33, R. 54;
$1.67. S. E. quarter of Sec. S3, Tp. 33, R.
54; $3.32. W. lialf ofS. W. quarter of
Sec. 12, Tp. 83, R. 54; . N. E. quar
ter of N. E. quarter of Sec 14, Tp. 33, R.
54; $2.51. S. E. quarter of N. E. quar
ter and E. half of S. E. quarter of Sec.
26, and "N. E. quarter of N. E. quarter of
Sec 35, Tp33, R. 54; $3.34. N. W.
quarter of Sec. 26, Tp. 33, R. 54; and
personal property amounting to $20.91.
Total, $38.41. Tlie same having been
returned by the assessor as being in Five
Points precinct, and in school district
No. 14. He claiming the above proper
ty is not within the boundaries of said
school district and is therefore not sub
jected to tlie above tax. After counsel
ing witli the county superintendent, the
lioard is satisfied that the above state
ment of H. C. Hunter is correct, and
said Hunter having paid to the county
treasurer the above amount, it is order
ed tliat the clerk draw an order in favor
of 1L C. Hunter, on the county treasur
er for tlie above amount, treasurer to
charge it to school district No. 14.
Also apeared Samuel B. Co free and
stated to the board that he is assess
ed for the year 1888, on N. W- quarter
of S. E. quarter, and W. lialf of N. E.
quarter of Sec 27, and S. W. quarter of
S. E. quarter Sec. 22. Tp. 33 R. 54, for
school tax in school district No 14, in the
sum of $3.54, and claiming that tlie
above land is not within the boundaries
of said school district and asks that he be
relieved from said tax. After ascer
taining that the above statements are
correct the board ordered that the
county treasurer strike the tax from the
list. ......... . -
And now comes before the board Chas.
D. Plimpton and asks that the board re
consider their action taken April 13,
1888, in regard to damages allowed him
on account of the location of road No. 4.
At tliat time the board was informed
that said Plimpton did not reside upon
the land and liad no improvements there
on, and there being no evidence that he in
tended to claim the land, and no damages
were allowed to him on account of the
location of said road, And said Plimpton
filed with the clerk a notice of his inten
tions to appeal the matter in the Dis
trict Court. Now the board finds- tliat
he has perfected his claim to said land,
and it appears in justice tliat he should
be allowed damages on account of the
location of said road. Therefore the
boa r4- rescinds its action of April lit,
KW8t- taken in, the premises and allowed
said Chas. D. Plimpton $50 as damages
on account of the location of said road
over and across his pre-emption. Tlie
amount being allowed on the general
H. T. Zerbe made an estimate of work
and material for court house in favor of
Murphy & Whitney in tlie sum of $2,000.
The Board ordered an order to be drawn
on court house fund in favor of Murphy
A Whitney in the sum of $1,700. being
85 per cent of said estimate.
On Motion it was agreed to allow tlie
County Superintendend the sum of $5.
per day for each and every day he is nec
essarily engaged in the duties of his of
fice for the year 1889.
Onmotion tlie County Clerk was al
lowed $400 per year, payable quarterly,
for services as clerk for Commissioners,
and $700 per year for one deputy as pro
vided by Statutes.
F. E. Caffee complaining to the Board
that he was assessed in Montrose pre
cinct for tlie year 1888 on personal prop
erty consisting of 200 head of horses at
flw rate of $20 per head, which is in ex
cess of the actual valuation of the same,
and the Board, being satisfied that such
is the case, it was ordered that tlie
County Treasurer reduce on the tax list
the valuation of said assessment to
S. B. Coffee appeared before the Board
and states that the 8. W. quarter of the
8. K. quarter and E. half, of 8. E. quar
ter of Sec. 87, and N. W. quarter of N,
E. quarter, Sec. 84, Tp. 88, R. 34, was
assessed in the sum of $3.23 for school,
tax in school district No. 14, and that
the said tract of land is not within the
boundaries of said school district The
Board being satisfied that such is the
ease and that the said assessment is in
error, it is ordered that the Cotmty
Treasurer strike said tax from toe Hit.'
The following estimates for 1889
Tlie Clerk was instructed to make a
requisition on State Auditor for tlie nec
essary revenue blanks and books for the
year 1889, for tlie use of the county.
The following official bonds were ex
amined and approved:
K. D. Sattertee county attorney,
H. S.. Parkes, "constable Cottonwood
precinct. I -
A. E. Sliay, assessor Cottonwood pre
cinct. John Mcintosh, road overseer White
River precinct. -
Joseph Decker, assessor White river
John Serres, assessor Five Points pre
cinct. Julian B. Burke, assessor Bodarc pre
cinct. , Leopold DeBuck, road overseer Bo
darc road district
J. W. Pratt, road overseer Andrews
John I. Tucker, assessor Andrews pre
E. J. Wilcox, rood overseer War Bon
net road district.
Chas. Davenport, assessor War Bonnet
Peter Boffer, constable Montrose pre
cinct. M. D. Jordon, justice of the peace
John DeBeno, assessor Montrose pre
cinct. Carlton Knott, assessor Hat Creek pre
cinct. . .
D. W, Woody, justice of the peace
Hat creek precinct.
Tlieodore Trimbur, assessor Bowen
John C. L. Rngland, road overseer An
S. R. Storey, assessor Antelope pre
I Tlie following claims were examined
Gibson, Miller & Richardson, tax
sale book - ' - - - f-OO
Gibson, Miller A Richardson, jury
and witness-docket - - 17.50
Walter Pitt, road work - - 10.00
Gibson, Miller A Richardson, blot'rs 1.50
W. H. Johnson, road work - 2.00
Isaac Kendall, road overseer - 18.00
J. J. Rodgein, " ' and ex
tra labor .... 35.00
Thos. Holly, road overseer - 30.00
T. Trimbur, constable fees - 14.75
John Thornton, scraper - - 18.00
D. P. Davis, road overseer - 19.00
C. C. Jameson, salary A office exp.115.00
Herald Publishing Co., printing 117,69
E. D. Satterlee, salary - - 125.00
Tlie following claims allowed on spec
ial bridge fund and warrants ordered
Isaac Kendall, bridge plank - $12.00
A. McCauley, bridge plank and
material and building - - 57.00
A petition having been filed asking the
division of Cottonwood road district, it
was resolved that the district be divided,
the following described territory to com
prise the new road ristrict to be known
as Cottonwood rood district No. 2: viz:
the east half of Tp. 33, R. 53, and See's
1, 2, 3, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 12, 22, 23 and
24, in Tp, 82, R. 53. On motion Geo. M.
Burson was appointed road overseer.
Petition of W. O. Patterson, S. R.
Storey and others, asking that a road be
established, to commence at the north
east corner of Sec. 8, Tp. 84, R. 56,
thence south on section line between
See's 17 and 18, 19, 20, 29 and 30, to con
nect with road established on section line
between See's 29 and 30. The right of
way being given, the same was ordered
opened and declared a public highway.
The Board heard protests and propos
als from land owners over whose land
the proposed road No. now adver
tised, and it was resolved that the Board
view the proposed routes before taking
final action in the premises.
Report of fees as follows received by
County Clerk( examined and ordered
placed on records
March 81, 1888, -
Received during quarter
June 80, 1888, -
Received during quarter
Sept. 80, 1888, - -
Received during quarter
Dec. 81, 1888, -
In this is included all fees, salaries and
allowance for extra work on assessment
books, also fees as clerk of District
, Clerk instructed to order from P. Boy
er A Co, of Omaha two vault doors to
be as repreeented in cut No. 8, as sub
mitted, to be delivered at Harrison- for
$lt0 each; to bs itsea in court-house. P.
Office fees, '
Rent, - -, .
Bridges and roads,
. On motion G. Binders was appointed
road overseer of Montrose rord district
Adjourned to meet February 1, 1889.
( has. C. Jauron,
t frhool Rtaert, District No. 4.
Sioux Co. Nebraska.
For the month begining December 17,
1888, and ending January 10, 1889.
No. of days taught, 18.
No. of pupils enrolled, 16.
Average daily attendance, 13.
Pupils neither absent nor tardy! Eliza
Effie and Mary Tally.
Pupils not absent but tardy, Delia
Dora and Ida Spears.
Chas. Grove, Teacher,
Every body busy logging and hauling
A social hop at Mr. Tids the
night and a lively time reported.
W. D. Craner has returned from
Omaha trip. '"
Miss Hattie Carey is superintending
the cusine department at the mill this
week. s ;,
"Compulsory education is wrong and
unpractical;" so said the judges at the
debate at Pine Tup last Saturday night
For the next three months we expect
to publish a great number of letters
written by parties here relative to the
country and its many advantages for
successful farming and stock raising,
and if you are interested in having your
friends back east know just how good
a country this is, subscribe for the Jour
nal and have it sent to them. For this
purpose we propose to donate lialf and
will send the paper at half price to non
residents for the next three months.
Remember; only one dollar will send the
Journal to your friend for a year; fifty
cents for six months and twenty-five
cents for three months. Do this and
assist in giving Sioux county a genuine
Will Yon do It?
We want a hundred letters, testimo
nials, from parties living in this county,
telling how well they are pleased with
the country and why. All can say a lit
tle if they only try. Write a letter for
the Journal and at the same time 'send
us the names of friends in the east and
south whom you think might be persua
ded to migrate to this country of free
homes and healthy climate: and we will
send them a copy of the paper free. Now
isn't this fair? We want to send out sev
eral quires each week of these sample
copies, so send us names anyone who
wish and we will send them a copy of
the paper. Be careful to write tlie
names and address plainly.
Write and tell your reasons for think
ing that this is a better country than
where you came from and why you ad
vise friends to come here. Tell of the
crops you have raised or seen raised, of
the climate, the people, how healthy it
is, how cheap you can live, the cheap
ness of lumber, wood, hay, vegetables,
and all about it. If you don't write
send us a few names and if we have the
papers to spare will send them copies
containing letters of your friends and
As I have noticed there- was no corres
pondence from here, I thought a few
items from here might be of interest to
some of your readers.
Philip Dunn returned home from Col
orado last Thursday.
George Davis has located near tlie
head of Antelope, -
Al. Lawler went to Crawford one day
Wilber F. Shepherd has built a tog
house on his homestead and is now busy
hauling logs to build on his fathers
claim. The Leeling Bros, have five teams
hauling logs, poles and posts from'
Squaw Creek canyon.
Tom Dunn, who has been cou fined to
his bed for the past two months with a
broken leg, is able to be around on
Lum Crane is holding down his claim
also is James Farnam, both on Squaw
creek. "A bachelor carries the sway.'V
Will Shepherd mourns the loss of two
fat turkeys. They disappeared on or
about the first of the new year. He has
the sympathy of the entire community
in his great loss.
There was a dance at Clem Leelirigs
last Tuesday evening, at which every
pody bad a good time tripping the light
fantastic until the "wee hours of tlie
morn." Leonard Dout was therer ac
ompanied by a spring seat and spring
Geo. Turner,- our accommodating P.
L. O. HULL,
ATTORNEY-AT LA W.
Will practice before all courts and the
United States land office.
Business entrusted to my care will re
ceive prompt attention.
HARRISON, - - NEB.
Wilt practice in all State and Federal
courts, and United States Land office.
Pre-emption and timber culture filings
Contents eoitiated, prosecuted or de
fended. Office on Main street,
- B. F. THOMAS, -
GENERAL LAND AGENT
FIFTEEN YEARS EXPERIENCE.
Is well acquainted with the U. S. land
laws and rulings of this department.
Keeps plats of Sioux county and eastern
Wyoming, and has done work from
Cliadron to the Laramie plains, and from
North Platte to the i'akot line. He fur
nishes good entertainment to visitors and
immigrants in this the most wonderful
corner of Nebraska, 8 miles north west
of Harrison. Have 640 acres of the best
winter pasture to let. ,
HARR1S0TI NOVELTY V'i'KS.
AH kinds of
Wood &Iron Work
New and Improved Machinery is Con
stantly being added'.
Solicit Your Patronage.
C. L. TUBBS, PrV
VL 11 Oamekc
Is alway ready, assisted'oy nisgnial;
clerk, Mr thorna Reidy, to wait u))on'
thffif tnnnY cttstlomofs with a
0ry OBbofcaarf' SHouev Grortes,
ijueeiurwaai V9r Feed Ac. efc., atf
Bed Rods; Prices.
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