Switzerland County Commissioners – Jun 1892

Switzerland County, Indiana, Commissioners’ appeared in:
Vevay Reveille – 16 Jun 1892 – Page 4, Column 5


County Commissioners Wm. O. Marble, Cornelius D. Green and Geo. W. Sanders met Monday, June 6th and adjourned last Friday, 10th. The following is a synopsis of business transacted.

Licensed to retail liquors—Thomas D. Anderson, George Bowen, Riley Land, John M. Grammer, Vevay; John D. Myers, Markland.

The application of James M. G[illegible] for ferry license from Carrollton, Ky., to mouth of Tucker’s Run, Ind., was continued until next term.

John Boyse was appointed a Justice of the Peace and Cornelius Bayne, a Constable, to fill vacancies in Craig Township.

Robert LeClerc was awarded contract for taking up old floor and laying new floor on lower Indian Creek bridge for $13.50.

The County Auditor submitted his annual statement of finances, which was approved.

In regard to the petition of Cyrenius W. Brown and others for a change of highway—Long Run road, in Craig Township—the viewer, Geo. W. McKay and Peter R. Ramseyer, reported the road is not of practical utility, and Board [illegible] the report—declined to grant the petition and ordered that petitioners pay costs of case.

The ferry license of Joseph B. Ashbot?son, Carrollton and Prestonville, Ky., and Ash’s Landing, Ind., we renewed for one year from June 18, 1892.

The petition of H. W. Scranton and others for a bridge over M[illegible] Branch, was continued until next term.

The claims of Dr. Geo. W. VanPelt for services rendered Charles Brown, were not allowed.

Orders redeemed by Wm. Tait, Treasurer, were presented, found correct and cancelled.

The claim of A. G. Smith, Attorney General, for $9,124.40, alleged to be due State—State School and Tuition—was not allowed.

Change of place of holding election in Precinct No. 1, in Posey Township, from the frame building on lot No. 33 in Patriot, to the basement of the Universalist Church, in Patriot; and in Precinct No. 2, same township, from school house to frame building on land of Wm. Burger, Davis’ Corner.

Election inspectors for various precincts in the county were appointed.

Physicians were employed for the poor.

A list of bills allowed is deferred until next issue.