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RED CLOUD, NEBRASKA, JUNE 2d. 1808.
Mi!K!Ki)i;K; CUNTY COMMISSIONERS
situated, tiutl all road overseers cf
! highwajs iirt' hen by in-trncted to
Proceedings of the Last Session, End- j procure Mich authorization from tilt
ing June 21, 1898. coiiiiiiNm'UK r of their district before
Board met Mondaj June l:), present contracting for material or labor.
Dated, K.-il Cloml, Nebr , this Jlt
i Abstract of Assessment
Abtract of asc-.smi-nt
in We'ister County lor tin year One Thousand Bight
Boots, Shoes, Groceries and
y, V . : i'ajne, eiiairniau, win. uay, -..
The Summer clays are now here and with them
comes the demand for liht and pretty dresses.
We have the largest assortment of any store in the
Our lino of Organd ie.i K complete, l()e to 10c.
India l.i en.-, black or white, 10c to otic per yaul.
Dimities of all colm- tiom Uv to 20c-
Dotted Swi fiom 20c to (!0c per yard.
Lawns lrom 10c to 25e per yard.
Striped linen colored lawns ','0e per yard.
Linen colored lawns. 10c per yard.
Lappet Mills 20o pur yard.
Bleached Lonsdale Sheeting, 7je per yaid.
Reached Fruit of the Loom muslin, 7e per yard.
Blenched Shell brand muslin, 7c per yard.
Bleached Fanners Use muslin, (5c per yard.
Bleached llouehold Use muslin, 5o per yard.
Unbleaceed muslin, best, 8c per yard,
Unbleached Pepperill muslin, 7c pur yard.
Unbleached best L.L. muslin, fie per yd,
Unbleached L.L., muslin 4o per yd,
Unbleached Superior, Uc per yd
Black and White Simpson's calicoes, 5e per yard.
Grev Calicoes Simnson's. fie uervard.
Garner's Bed Calicoes, Be per yard. VVv
Tartan Red calicoes, 5c per yard. 'M
Light Fancies calicoes, 5c per yard. tfSj
Indigo Blue calicoes, 5c per yard. at.'
Assort aicnt colors and patterns 8c. z&
A good gauzo vest at 5c. gj
All sizes in better quality at 10c. mfi
Bleached or Ecru vests, 12 jc to 50c. ML
Ladies silk vests, sleeveless, 50c. Jf
Latest fancies in French ginghams at 10c per yard. ig
Fancy I'laids a t be per yard. Irffi
Best Amoskcag check gingham, 0c per yard. JfA
Apron check gingham 5c per yard .
Ladies' vici kid, latest toe, vesting top, $3 50. VAT
Ladies kid, latest Up, foxed heel, vesting top, 13.50. W.i
Ladies' Kangaroo, linest kind for hard wear, 81.50. i
Children's tan lace shoes, 91.75. iv
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2$ VUIIU11U3 Bill, invuui uuuuiii uuv. w i.iui rja
Baby's soft sole shoes, all colors, 25c to 50c. 2XZ
100 pairs Ladies' and Children's shoes, broken sizes, as long as they 7A
last at 81.00 per pair. 2J
Men's Creole plow shoes. 81.25 rail
Men's Dom Pedro plow shoes, 81.50. ju
Men's line shoes, former price 81.75, now 81.00. &
Men's Klondike tan shoes 83.25. as
Men's Klondike chocolate, patent leather tips, 84.00. VfS
Boys' extra quality plow shoes, 81.40. fOJ
Boys' satin calf lace shoes. 1. 25. FJK;
Boys' Kangaroo lace shoes, 81.75 per pair, wl
JjS Iyaces and Embroideries Eg
SjK Laces in Silk, Cotton and Linen. Embroideries and Insertions. Jfh
Wx Valenscieus Laces and Plain and Dotted Footings for trimmings and &
iwjjj Handkerchiefs. U)
t& Trunks and Valises. g;
?(& For tho Trans-Mississippi Fair. In trunks and Valises we are pre- JM
ijjjj pared to save you monej. IJ&,
ijW TRUNKS, from $3.00 up to 810.00. ft
W VALISKS from 50c up to 65.00. Alt
m Canvas Telescopes from 50c to $1.75, Vd
M Men's Ladies and Children's Hosiery. 'A
p Ladies' lloso 5o to 75c per pair.
Children's hoso lw. to 400 per pair. y.
Men's Hose 5c to 50c per pair. 4
Table Damask. f&
Bleached Table Damask 25c to 81.75 per yard. P(
Unbleached Table Damask 25c to 00c per yard. H
Bed Table Damank 15u to 75c per yard. Ai
Bed Dinner Napkins, 75c pet dozen. ,;"
White Table Napkins 00c to ?5.00 per dozen.
Linen Towels 10c to 75c. U
Cotton Towels Me to 25c per pair, V.Q
Linen Crash 10c per yard. :
Linen Crash 10j to 25c per yard. f'jft
Cotton Carsh 5u to 10c per yd. f1
Shaker Flannel 5c to 10c per yard. l'
Cotton Flannels 5c to 15c per yard. &?
Outing Flannels 5u to 12Jc per yard. A
$ i B, Smith, Jerome Vance and (ieorge V.
if-- I Potitimi nf A V Riwl .mil ntlini'.! fill-
the opening of a road between sections
7 and is, town il, range 11, and at
northvct c irner of section 7, ami run
ning south two miles, and requesting
vs.-1 mai 910 oc appro)rioieo ior uiu wori
V. , wax granted, claims for damages being
ti 5 1 A.sM-sxineiit of (i. 1'. Calher on .ec
'n lion ;!, town ;i. range 12, .-chool Ian I,
"ft ; fur 18!
.V ' and fi
Ia! cscceding his interest in such -I'hool
"fi Tho following claim-) were allowed
and warrants ordered drawn in pay
ment ot same.
.1. W. Mt'lnt.uo, He-thiK..
(J. W. ItilKilll,
day of June, ISiiS.
l'oter Nelson was appointed over
seer of road district No. 27, aKo hU
bond was presented and approved.
Moved and carried that Win. A May
is authorized and instructed to attend
the state board of equalisation at Lin
coln, Ncbra-ka, to be held July ISth,
lSHS, for the put pose of looking after
the interest-" of Wcb-lcr county.
Moved and carried that the U'd
Cloud Nation h-tve the advertising of
lh!i;i wa reduced from ?17d to 75 i the delinquent ta list at tin- legal rate.
ir IMM front 1 .17 to 75, and tas ,Thn vote was, jea-, Weber, May and
line in like ratio, said a-sesMiienl 1 1'ayne; najs, Smith and ance.
The following claims were allowed
and cleik ordered to draw wai rants
I.olii Coii'lt-ii. Inlior . . . i b i"
Mllclu'll lliu--. liiinlwiuu
S. I.linhoy. laljur
t-'riiiik S(ott, liiliur
('. I). Hoblllvoll. f..-C- IllhllllCCll
.1. I. II ii lu. cli-tk (if lioiinl. -.'(I iiiiiilur .
J 1. Iln). i-iirt on lux llvt .
.1. 1'. Iliile, rrconlliiK olllcliil bond
II I,. Wnnl lnmlicr for lirlilm-
rr.iis isai. ntiipciirv.
II. II. llol.lri-KC,
T. T. I.iil-.v.
(. Iinrles Allot" "
Win. Ilrctllmucr. "
Win. DIckKin. '
S. II. slilrley.
C. II Wood.
J. W. Wnrrcn,
J. W. Heed.
George May, "
W. 11. 1'uttcrfcon, "
AUKUFt Iluscliow, "
Oi-car Fcrdltmn, '
Francis Iloncliln. bridge work
L. I). Well, boardliiR prlionero 27 N)
J. P. Hate, express and poiiiage 7 10
W. L. Ucnnctt, hauling lumber 3 00
L. Jonev, liaullnc lumber 2 b)
Board then adjourned to meet as a
board of equalization, and to convene
agaiu for the transaction of general
business on Monday, June 20.
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Now is tho time
now carpets. Start in fresh and nuw with
tho approaching .summer, uur Carpe; .stock is more complete than
over. All Wool Carpets from 50o to 70c iier jard.' All carpets care
fully cut and matched, and no e.ira charge for making. Wo arc
having a wonderful sale (f carpets and can only lay our success to
good quality and low prices.
Red Cloud, June 20.
Board of county commissioners met
as per adjournment, all members and
county attorney present.
Petition of W. J. Jones and others
forF. V. Ailes and James DeWitt for
road district No. 43 and 24, Garfield
Petition of John DeBrunner and oth
ct'jfor grading road between sections
8 and 18-2-12. The county clerk vas
authorized to advertise for the lowest
responsible bidder to do the work on
Petition of J. N. Blankcubakcr and
others asking for the opening of a road
across the cast side of sections 7 and 18
town 1. range 12, came before the
board and said petition was gratited
and county clerk ordered to plat the
Petitiongof J. C. Brooks and others
asking for an appropriation of $50 for
grading lagoon and and hill on section
lino between sections 14 and 23-3-12,
was referred to the board and after
discussion was laid over for future ac
tion. Petition from M. S.Martin and eth
ers asking for an appropriation of $100
to build a bridge between sections 13
and 24-3-11, was laid over for future ac
tion. Board adjourned to meet Juno 21st,
W. 1.. McMillan. prlntliiK
Mink Warrick. rtnd work
H. I'. lliitclilnron, tending county board
J. J. Ileal, road work .
U. !'. Marvey, road work
Pauley Jail Co., repalri for Jail lock
W. S. Heme, boarding county Jurors ..
Oaluslia A Wescott, clothing for prisoner
Frank Kiitlin, surveying
Kd Gilford, ball rent
CliaB. Eldrlct, road work
II. McNeny, township warrant 6H 2.1
Dr. C. WcKcmau, doctoring poor f 75
C. Jorgeiucn, road work 62 00
V. S. Hall, Lumber 46 74
V. 8. Hall, lumber- - 75
It, P. Hutchlntoo, attending dlit. court... 4 00
Dr. J. W. Moronvllle. attending poor 33 50
Mitchell Uroi. hardware for jail 4 M
(I. W . Dow, lowiuhlp warrant - 3 66
II. P. Hutchlnion, nerving distress war... 2 40
E. McFarland, nuppllci for poor farm..... 12 00
O. J Warren, printing bar docket M 00
Fuller A Good, lumber for bridges 2fl 81
W. W. Tulleya, oil for county 2 00
J. O. Hutlcr, township order 8 85
C. D. Hoblnaon, cash advonccd 5 00
State Journal Co., supplies 6100
Dr. C Wegcman, tending poor 2 f0
S. I.lnditilst, labor on poor farm 3 00
Dr. C. Wegeman, tending poor 17 50
Traders Lumber Co.. lumber 4 85
Win. Matthews, labor S 50
W.J Perry, repairing clerk's office 4 00
Efllo Shockcy, nursing poor 13 00
Mrs. Knte Klnsel, care of poor 0 00
M. It. Ilcntley, township warrant..- 43 U)
John L. linker, witness fees- 3 00
Joseph II. Ilaker, witness fees .1 00
Bed Cloud, June 21.
Board Jmot pursuant to adjournment
with all niembeis present.
"Resolved, That tho treasurer of Web
ster tcounty Ibo and he is hereby au
thorized to open an account on the
boous of said county to bo entitled
cash in suspended banks nnd enter
therein all sums of money due from
suspended banks that are now carried
Moved and carried the county clerk
be. and he is hereby authorized to
intiKc a complete typewritten copy of
the Held notes of the government stir
voylof the county and have the same
biund, tho compensation to bo one
cent for every ten words.
Ke.-olved, by the commissioners of
Webster county in .session as.s mblcd,
that. from and after this date, bills for
lumber and material furnished by
dealers for road purposes will not bu
paid by thu boaul unless the sainu have
oeeu auiuori.cd uy mo commissioner
1 lorscs of all ag( s
Cattle of all ages
Mules and asses of till ages
Sheep of all ages ,
Hogs of all age .'
Steam engines including boilers
Fire and burglar proof safes
Milliard, pigeon hole, bagatell or other similar tables
Carriage- and wagons
atches and clocks
Sewing uul knitting machines
Mclodcnns and organs
Merchandise on hand
Material anil manufactured articles
Manufacturer- tools, implements and machinery
(i it her than engines and boilers)
Agi iculturni tool-", implements and machinery
Gold and silver plate and pit, ted ware
Diamonds and lewelrv
Moneys of bank, banker, broker or stock jobber
Credits of bank, banker, broker or stock lobber
Moneys other than bank, banker, broker or stock
Credits other than bank, banker, broker or stock
Bonds, stocks and state, county, city, village or
school district warrants and municipal securities
of anv kind whatever
Property of companies and corporations other than
property not iiereimu.er cnumcraica
rroperty oi saloons ami eating nouses
Household or ollico furniture and property
Investments in real estate and improvement thereon
Amount of Bailroad property
All other property to be listed -,
Total, plus $220 in equalizing ,
UK A I. K8TATK.
Number of acres of improved land ,
Number of acres of unimproved land ,
Omntia Printing Co., supplies 2(1 30
C. J. Platl, town order 40 00
Win. Isom, lumber for road 28 8H
L. J. Lockrldge. freight on plow 1 35
W. L. McMillan, supplies 2 50
Geo. VanWoert, work on bridge 1 00
John llarklcy, hauling piling 10 (U
Y.S. Hall, lumber 22 5
Hobcrt Potter, laid over, for legal fees.... 25 (K)
H. A. Hawthorn's bill for doctoring
the poor was rejected.
Board ii )w adjourned to meet Aug
ust 1st, 1808.
Total lands, plus $134 in equalizing. ...
Number of improved village or city lots. . . .
Number of unimproved village or city lots.
Total number and valuo of lots.
Total valuk ok all phopkhty. .
$ 027,843 70
Number of acres in cultivation in wheat 22,831
Number of acres in cultivation in corn 75,800
Number of acres in cultivation in oats 18,546
Number of acres in cultivation in barley 208
Number of acres in cultivation in meadow 7,984
Number of acres in cultivation in rye 387
Number of acres in cultivation in millet 48$
Number of acres in cultivation in alfalfa 100
Number of acres in cultivation in cane 28
Number of fruit trees 72,339
Numbt r of forest trees 457,337
Number of grape vines 11,233
To the Auditor of Public Accounts:
I hereby certify that tho above is a correct abstract of tho
assessment books made and flloJ in my ofllco by all assessors for Webster
county, state of Nebraska, tho values given being the valuation assessed by
said assessors and equalized and corrected by the county board of equalization.
Witness my ofllcial signature and tho seal of said county this 17th day of
June, A. D.t 1898. J. P. Hale,
seal County Clerk of Wobstor County, Nebraska.
Board of Equalization.
Bed Cloud, June 11.
Board of county commissioners met
as a board of equalization witli all
Board proceeded to examino tho var
ious assessment books from villages
and townships of county with a view
to equalizing assessment.
Complaint being made the county
clerk wasoulered to deduct 20 per cent
from tho assessed valuation of lots 1 to
7 in blook 5, city of Bed Cloud, and
that lot 8 bu assessed $1,220.
At 0 p. in. board adjourned to
meet Juno 15th to continue examin
ation of books and hear complaints.
Bed Cloud, Juno 15.
Board mot as adjourned, all members
On complaint the county clerk was
ordered to reduce the assessment on
lot I), block 5, Bed Cloud, from $1300
to $1200; also lot 10, block 5, from $1325
Boaul adjourned to meet June 10.
Bed Cloud, Juno 10.
Boaul mot as adjourned with all
in whose district the road district is members prcseut.
Tho following protest camo before
To the honorablu board of county com
missioners oi Webster county.
The undersigned, M. B. Bontloy,
hereby protests as to the assessment of
lota 11 and 12, block 5, city of Bed
Cloud and says that theso lots are as
sessed too high as compared with other
lots in same block facing on Webster
street, and asks your honorable body
to reduce the assessment of said two
lots and equalize them with present
assessment of lots facing Webster
street in said block.
M. B Bkntlk.v,
By C. W. Kalkv, Attorney.
A. A. Cooper now appeared before
the board and asked for a reduction of
assessment of lots 1, 10, 11, 12, block
27, city of Bed Cloud. No action taken
On motion the assessment of the nej
23-3-12, Fannie B. Brooks, was reduced
from $100 to $150.
On complaint of C. L. Cotting the
clerk was ordered to reduce tho assess
ment ot merchandise of said Cotting in
tho sum of $200.
On motion the county clerk was or
dered to change the assessment on real
estate in the county as follows:
Beducu Oak Creek 2 per cent; Pots
dam 11 percent, (Jlonwooil 14 percent,
Harmony 4 per cent, Stillwater 5 per
cent, Beaver Creek 3 per cent.
Add to Cathorton 7 per cent, Batin
10 per cent, Pleasant Hill 2 per cunt,
Bed Cloud 5 pur cent, Walnut creek 0
pur cent, Line 0 per cunt, (iarlleld 20
pur cent, (iuido Bock 2 per cent.
Also the followlngchaugus in person-
Or. Price's Cream Baking Powder
World' Pair Hlgbctt AWdalaad Dlpfcma.
al property: Add to Guido Bock 0 per
cent, Potsdam 7 per cent, Ulenwood C
per cent. Kcdtico, Beaver Creek 3 per
cent, pleasant Hill 3 por cent, Inavalo
18 per cent.
Tho following levies wero ordered for
the payment of school district bonds
and interest on tho same: Dlst. No, 1,
5 mills; No. 3, 10 mills; No. 5, 10 mills;
No. 10, 15 mills; No. 30, 5 mills; No. 43,
10 mills, No. 01, 20 mills; No CO, 5
mills; No. 00, 20 mills; No. 70, 10 mills,
No. 73, 5 mills; No. 78, 3 mills; No. 81,
3 mills; No. 82, 3 mills.
The following levios wero ordered
for county purposos: County general
fund, 8 mills; county bridge fund 1 mill,
county insane fund, two-tenth mill,
county railroad bond fund, 3 mills;
county soldier's relief fund, two-tenths
mills; county poor house fund, six
tenths mill; county poor house fund, 1
mill; county poor, 3 mills; total 17 mills.
Tho following special lovies wero oi
dered: For payment of $150, Gariiold
township, 3 0-10 mills. For payment of
$125, Line township, 3 4-10 mills. For
payment of $100, Inavalo township,
1 0-10 mills. For payment of $50, Oath
erton township, 1 mill.
Mr. P. Catcham of Pike City, Cal
says: "During my brother's lato sick
ness from sciatic rheumatism, Cham
bcrlaiu's pain balm was the only rem
edy that gave him any relief." Many
others have testllied to the prompt re
lief to pain which this lluimuit all'ords.
For sale by II. K, (Jrlco.
Or. Price's Cream Baking Powder
A Pure (lraoe Crcaa ol Tartar Powdar-
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