Switzerland County Commissioners – Jun 1873

The Switzerland County, Indiana, Commissioners’ proceedings appeared in:
Vevay Reveille – 14 Jun 1873 – Page 4, Column 2

County Commissioners.

Among other business transacted by the Commissioners was the following:

The Township Trustees fixed the rates of Township taxes, and the Commissioners for the County, for the year 1873.

The County Appraiser and Deputies made their reports and were discharged.

Samuel Henry was appointed Assessor of Benefits to lands for Turnpikes, vice David Henry, resigned.

Geo. H. Heady, of Pleasant Township, petitioned for vacation of highway. Percy Rous, Thomas Thompson and David Shull were appointed viewers.

In the matter of the petition of J. W. Christie and others, for vacation of highway, in Pleasant Township.—Granted.

Francis M. Griffith was appointed Superintendent of Public Schools.

Augustus Welch, Treasurer elect filed his bond for $75,000.00, which was accepted.

The Assessments of lands along Log Lick and East Enterprise Turnpike was ordered to be corrected.

Physicians for the poor were appointed.

An iron bridge was ordered to be built over Plum Creek near Center Square. U. H. Stow was appointed to superintend the building of the same.