Dearborn County Commissioners’ Allowances – Jun 1887

Allowances at the June 1887 Session of the Dearborn County, Indiana Commissioners appeared in:
Lawrenceburg Register – 7 Jul 1887 – Page 3, Column 4

Made by the Board of Commissioners of Dearborn county, at their June session, 1887, and ordered to be published in the Register, as having the largest circulation in said county.

Poor—Centre Township.

  • Fred Opperman, groceries for Mary Hughes, Kate Welsh
  • C M Beinkamp, groceries for Wm. Theetga, John Cheek
  • John Wildridge, groceries for Mary Peters
  • Robert Maybin, dry goods for John Cheek
  • Mrs. Henry Kappell, nursing Ella Enoch
  • J H VanHouten, groceries for Jacob Schuler
  • Fred Mauntel, coffin and shroud for Henry Neiman
  • Charles Fehling Jr., groceries for J. Goodpasture, Ella Enoch, Mary Bentz, Katharine Hauck
  • Mrs. Pelgen, groceries for Katharine Hauck
  • James M. Wheeler, groceries for Wm. Claus, Mrs. Ben Mills
  • R. A. McConnell, dry goods for Ella Enoch, George Bailey’s boy
  • Samuel Somerfield, dry goods for Ella Enoch, George Bailey’s boy
  • Louis Grosholz, boarding and lodging transient paupers
  • J A McIntyre, coffins for tramp, Freddie Brooks, Owen Cunningham
  • F A York & Co., hearse for Henry Nieman
  • Henry Wood, groceries for Wm. Theetge, Wm. Brown, Mrs. Campbell, Mrs. Smith, John Criss, Mrs. C Lambkin
  • Wm C Lambkin, groceries for Mrs. C Lambkin
  • Herdegan & Kress, groceries for Charles Bailey
  • B W Buffington, groceries for Mrs. Campbell
  • River View Cemetery Association, burial permits for 12 paupers
  • Jacob Goenawein, cash paid on account of poor

Poor—Lawrenceburgh Township.

  • Gardner & Gillig, rent for sick family
  • Mrs. Siemantel, groceries for Mrs. Bennett
  • Tebbs Bros., groceries for Taylor Bailey
  • Archie Shaw, groceries for Mrs. Stack
  • Charles Feeney, boarding paupers
  • Greendale Cemetery Association for three burial permits
  • Joseph McGranahan, groceries for Mrs. Junker, Mrs. Goodwin
  • Watkins & Watkins, groceries for Taylor Bailey
  • Ernst Meyer, groceries for I Smithers, Mrs. M Young, Henry Young
  • John Deuschle, groceries for Austin Trulock, Mrs. C Osborn, Mrs. Mack
  • Sparks Bros., groceries for Mrs. Williams, Abe Locy
  • Beckenholdt & Co., coal for Mrs. Tout, Moran, Bennett, Knapp, Bruce, Martin, Kaufman, L Weaver, Haller
  • Wm Stevenson, groceries for Mrs. West
  • Mrs. Wm J Fitch, groceries for Mrs. Bruce
  • E B Huffman, meals and lodging for sick transient paupers
  • Charles F. Seekatz, shoes for Mrs. Bradley
  • Anton Schneider, shoes for Mrs. Laird
  • Frank X Volz, meals and lodging for paupers
  • Archie Shaw, groceries for Mrs. Stack, Holland, McCright, Nevitt children
  • Charles Israel, groceries for Mrs. Cavanaugh, Ben Herron, Mrs. Wolf

Poor—Hogan Township.

  • T W Cottingham, groceries for Mrs. Jane Christy
  • Aurora Distilling Co., coal for Jane Christy

Poor—Miller Township.

  • Gabe Hastin, nursing sick man
  • J W Grubbs, taking pauper to Asylum

Poor—Harrison Township.

  • Dar Bowlby, groceries for John Haas
  • Mrs. Mead, lodging and breakfast for tramps
  • Henry Slete, coffin and hauling pauper
  • John F Tebbs, Agent, rent for Louisa Burns

Poor—Clay Township.

  • Wm Rowland, groceries for Philip Renner, Jane Peasly
  • John N Calvert, groceries for Philip Renner, Harrison Conaway
  • Fred Ginter, groceries for Thos. Acre, Harrison Conaway, Betsy Spangler, Annie Evans
  • Wm C Wulber, cash paid for sending pauper away

Poor—Kelso Township.

  • Wendell Lubbe, groceries for Philip Spring

Poor Logan Township.

  • Edward Grubbs, boarding for Jane O’Conner’s children
  • Haddock & Clark, groceries for Sib Farr
  • James Lods, services as overseer of poor

Poor—Manchester Township.

  • W F Crocker, groceries for Mrs. Layborn
  • Sanford Givan, M.D., attendance on poor of township

Poor—Jackson Township.

  • Philip Weis, flour and meal for Jane Leffler
  • E T Stohlman, groceries for Jane Leffler
  • Stohlman & Schweitzer, dry goods for Celestine Bisig
  • Wm Schweitzer, groceries for Jane Leffler

Poor—Sparta Township.

  • Samuel B Chamberlain, M.D., medical attendance on J McKnight
  • Fred Slater & Son, groceries for Ellen McMahon
  • Fred Homan, groceries for Eliza Elliott
  • V D Chance, groceries for Vina Cadle
  • H D Moore, groceries for Isaac Davis

County Asylum

  • Thos Duncan, cash paid for sundries, salary as Supt.
  • Charlotte Duncan, matron
  • Wm McInstry, work on farm
  • Louis Drake, same
  • Kate Wilson, work at asylum
  • Ella Laws, same
  • S E Givan, M.D., medical services
  • W H Jordon, medicine
  • Alex Ruble, mending shoes
  • Turnpike Company, toll for quarter
  • Henry Chairsell, timothy seed
  • B W Buffington, groceries
  • Eliz Lam[?]r, dry goods
  • F R Dorman & Co., clothing
  • Chambers, Stevens & Co., dry goods
  • C Fisher, harness, etc.
  • O W Dowden, harness, etc.
  • H P Spaeth & Co., hardware
  • Geo Gutzwiller & Co., blacksmithing
  • O P Cobb & Co., lime
  • Excelsior Iron & Cooper Works, paint
  • John Ulrick, paint
  • Dr. C G Walter, visiting asylum

Aurora Bridge.

  • L G Hurlbert, lumber
  • Wm J McHenry, lumber
  • Levi Cornwall, work
  • H P Spaeth & Co., nails
  • C Fisk & Son, material for temp bridge
  • John F Truelock, assisting surveyor
  • O P Cobb & Co., nails, etc.
  • Pat Garrity, stone
  • Geo Murdock, hauling stone
  • A Hill & Son, sundries
  • S T Caldwell, blacksmithing
  • Len Klingelhoffer, lumber
  • Jas Thompson, work on temp bridge
  • Jas Means, lumber for temp bridge
  • Peter Zimmerman, ferrying
  • Chas Fisk, Supt., amount paid laborers

Assessing Revenue.

  • Asa B Hubbart, Assessor Center Tp.
  • Ella C Hubbart, Deputy
  • S B VanCrowley, Clay Township
  • Edwin Perlee, Deputy
  • John F Pieper, Caesar Creek
  • James Honse, Hogan
  • O F Cloud, Harrison
  • John Axby, Miller
  • Frank Connolly, Logan
  • Frank Bittner, Kelso
  • Joseph Bittner, Deputy
  • John Theobold, Jackson
  • Frank J Theobold, Deputy
  • Anthony Schnetzer, York
  • Marion Laws, Manchester
  • Alice Laws, Deputy
  • Benj Wethered, Washington
  • George W Turner, Sparta
  • Clara A Turner, Deputy
  • D M Guard, serving Board Equalization
  • J H Russe, Clerk, furnishing statements of Admrs, Estates, and Guardians

Specific Allowance.

  • J H Russe, Clerk, stamps, expressage
  • Julius Severin, same
  • John Probst, same
  • Capital Rubber Works, date and holder
  • Jos M Bossong, swearing appraisers
  • R H Gould, conveyance Commissioners
  • D H Miller, same
  • B A Staple, repairing chairs

Officers’ Salary.

  • Julius Severin, Auditor
  • Nic Vogelgesang, Commissioner
  • George A Swales, Commissioner
  • Geo W Johnston, Commissioner

Roads and Highways.

  • D M Guard, serving road viewers
  • Peter Bidner, road viewer
  • James Aikens, road viewer
  • James Powell, road viewer
  • Wm C Mulford, swearing road viewers

Public Buildings.

  • M Kieffer, wallpaper Sheriff’s residence
  • Tebbs Bros., soap and brooms
  • W J Fitch, coal oil for jail
  • Beckenholdt & Co., coal for jail
  • Adaline Junker, washing jail blankets

Books and Stationery.

  • Sentinel Printing Co., stationery
  • W B Burford, diplomas for graduates
  • M Kieffer, stationery and binding
  • Journal Co., stationery

Public Printing.

  • J E Larimer, printing notice tax payers
  • L W Cobb, printing for Sup’t
  • Hunter & O’Brien, printing

White Water Bridge.

  • John Roser, work on bridge

Expense of Criminals.

  • D M Guard, boarding prisoners

Commissioner’s Court Expense.

  • Dan Guard, serving commissioners and attending court

Court Expense.

  • Dan M Guard, serving petit and grand jurors

Hayes Branch Bridge.

  • Henry Bulthaup, work at bridge


  • John S Hansell, erroneous taxes paid

County Superintendent.

  • H B Hill, salary for quarter