Proceedings of the County Commissioners.
The County Commissioners closed their March session last Saturday night. Among other business transacted was the following:
In the matter of the petition of George W. Woodruff and others for vacation of highway. The viewers, S. B. Hyde, Silas R. Potter, J. J. McIntosh, reported in favor of vacating said road.
In the matter of the petition of Wm. S. Twinham and others for vacation of highway. Thomas B. Dow, Jonathan McMakin, Solomon Waldon, viewers, reported that in their opinion said road was not of public utility. Benj. F. Rodgers, filed his objections to said report. The Commissioners sustained the objections of Rodgers, and laid aside the report of the viewers.
In the matter of the petition of John F. Cotton and others, for vacation of highway. John R. Morerod, Francis R. Dufour and Robert A. Knox were appointed viewers, to report at the next session, in June.
In the matter of the petition of Robert Scott and others, for location of highway. Dismissed.
The following persons were selected by lot by the Commissioners to act as Grand Jurors, for the May term of the Circuit Court:
- Jefferson Township—Edward A. Abbott, John Gill.
- York—Andrew Givens, Daniel S. Boyd.
- Posey—Eli Rayl, Samuel Lostutter.
- Cotton—David Lee, Joseph Clement.
- Pleasant—George A. Hotchkiss, Joseph Lewis.
- Craig—Abraham Plunket, Joseph B. Ramsyer.
The following persons were selected as Grand Jurors for the November term of Circuit Court:
- Jefferson—Zadig Rous, John Bakes.
- York—Geo. W. Bryson, Simon Beymer.
- Posey—Benjamin C. Mead, James H. Merrit.
- Cotton—James H. Campbell, Thomas Turpen.
- Pleasant—Wm. Dalgleish, John H. McHenry.
- Craig—Merret McKay, Perry K. Cotton.
In the matter of the petition of Leander Stewart, C. Olmstead, Tunis Voris and others, vacation of highway. Granted.
John Vanhouten, was licensed to retail liquor in Patriot. Volney Peelman was also licensed to retail liquor in Florence.