Proceedings of the Board of County Commissioners.
Mr. James S. Miller, Deputy Auditor, has kindly furnished us with the following proceedings of the County Commissioners at their March Term:
In the matter of petition of J. J. Miller, Charles Markland and others for roads.—Report of viewers. The Board orders said road to be changed and relocated according to the report of the viewers, 30 feet wider.
In the matter of the petition of James A. Works, William Bowen and others to vacate alleys and streets in Jacksonville.—Petition. This cause is continued until the next term of the Board.
In the matter of the petition of Demsey Gullion, Samuel Brown and others for change of road.—Report of viewers. The Board orders that said road be and the same is hereby located and established according to the report of the viewers, 30 feet wider.
In the matter of the petition of John F. McCreary, Wm. Louden and others for change of road.—Petition. This cause is continued until the next term of the Board.
In the matter of the application of Channey Truesdall, for the license to retail spirituous liquors.—Application. License granted for one year, from the 5th day of March, 1867.
The matter of the application of Joshua M. Scranton, for license to retail spirituous liquors.—Application. License granted for one year from the 5th day of March, 1867.
In the matter of the application of Daniel Plew, for license to retail spirituous liquours.—Application. License granted for one year from the 6th day of March 1867.
In the matter of the petition of Thomas P. North, Ben. C. Mead and others to vacate road.—Report of viewers. The Board dismiss said petition.
In the matter of the petition of Eli Bradford, Charles Carpenter and others for road.—Report of viewers. The Board order said road located and established according to the report of the viewers, 30 feet wide.
In the matter of the petition of Phillip A. Betton, Thomas Armstrong and others for change in road.—Report of viewers. In this cause John Andrews, Julius McMakin and Wm. McMakin file objections for the report. They also file their remonstrances and the Board order a review of said proposed road to assess the damages sustained by said Andrews and McMakins, and appoint Wm. J. Keeny, Jefferson Hizer and Wm. Stewart, reviewers.
The following allowances were made:
- Philip A. Bettons, $1.00
- Milton Gullion, $1.00
- Wm. H. Patton, $0.75
- Larkin Johnston, Sheriff, $46.00
- James H. Davis, $42.50
- Francis Detraz, $0.50
- H. Weales, $1.50
- Thomas Armstrong, $20.00
- J. P. Riley, $50.00
- William Stewart, $3.00
- Stephen Hick, $1.00
- Peter L. Davis, $1.00
- L. W. Gordon, Auditor, $4.30
- Eli T. Ogle, Treasurer, $1.10
- William Sheets, $112.00
- Wm. & J. Braden, $201.20
- James W. Keith, $7.00
- David Stephenson, $2.00
- John N. Searcy, $2.00
- Daniel Sprague, $2.00
- Lewis Bradford, $2.00
- J. L. Thiebaud, $2.00
- Scott Carter, $10.00
- James A. Works, $6.00
- John P. Stewart, $6.00
- Simon Dehart, $6.00
County Officers’ Fees:
- Larkin Johnston, Sheriff, $31.30
- L. F. Works, Recorder, $4.00
- Wm. Rous, Clerk, $3.75
- L. W. Gordon, Auditor, $221.75
- Eli T. Ogle, Treasurer, $16.75
- Wm. Anderson, $18.00
- Jacob R. Harris, $18.00
- Luther M. Hotchkiss, $18.00
Expense of Criminals:
- Larkin Johnston, Sheriff, $2.25
- Daniel Cole, $3.00
- B. C. Mead, $5.00
- C. & T. H. Sutton, $4.00
- Mary E. Dunning, $12.00
- J. & J. H. Stevenson, $28.00
- R. F. Grisard & Bro, $9.75
- James A. Claghorn, $20.00
- C. Goldenborg & Son, $13.90
- Thomas Armstrong, $4.00
- James Davis, $25.60
- J. H. Smith, $2.50
- George A. Hotchkis, $38.33
- Thomas B. McGregor, $8.00
- S. B. Miller & Co., $8.10
- J. P. Marsh, $7.50
- Shaw & Rous, $22.50
- B. W. Clark, $34.00
- J. N. Wycoff, $7.50
- J. R. Haris, $7.00
- Wm. Anderson, $10.00
- J. H. Cotton, $440.60
- Isaac F. Banta, $56.1
Interest on County Orders redeemed.
- Eli T. Ogle, Treasurer, $338.47
Expense of Public Printing
- Wm. J. Baird, $113.30
School Examiner’s Fees.
- Hamilton S. McRae, $60.00
- Dewis Detraz, $25.70
- Henry Denning, $4.92
Expense of Coroners’ Inquest.
- J. S. Montgomery, $7.00
The Township Trustees of the several townships made their annual reports which were examined, found correct, and approved.
The following allowances were made to the Township Trustees, for services rendered during the year, ending, February 28th, 1867.
- James Davies, Jefferson, $56.25
- Thos. Armstrong, York, $40.00
- Ben. C. Mead, Posey, $90.00
- Philander Riley, Pleasant, $128.00
- Isaac F. Banta, Craig, $50.00
Which was ordered to be paid out of the Township Fund of the several townships. Mr. Wycoff, Trustee of Cotton Township, not being present on account of illness, no allowance was made to him.
The Board with the advice and concurrence of the Trustees of the several townships, levied the township tax for the year 1867.
There being a vacancy existing in the office of County Surveyor, George W. McKay, was appointed to serve until his successor shall be elected and qualified.
The Grand Jurors for the May and November terms 1867, of the Switzerland Circuit Court were selected.
Eli T. Ogle, Treasurer, presented his quarterly report of County Orders redeemed, with interest paid on each during last quarter, amounting to $5,883.23, which was approved by the Board and the orders burned.