At the March session of County Commissioners, among other business transacted, was the following:
Settlements were made with Township Trustees.
Dorwin Marshall was granted license to retail liquor in Florence.
In the matter of the petition of Alfred Wade and others, for change of highway in Posey Township, the viewers had made report at December session. Clara and Alonzo Fisk now remonstrate against said change and claim they will be damaged $300. Luther Buck, Charles Dibble and Salem Bradford were appointed to view said change in road and assess damages and report at meeting of Board tomorrow, Friday, March 24th.
A petition was presented by W. W. Lamson and others asking for change of highway at the mouth of Indian Creek, connecting with lower bridge, so as to abandon road along river and place back near hill. Oscar Williamson, W. O. Marble and John A. Danglade were appointed viewers. Mary A. Mennett and others remonstrated against said change of highway and claim $100 damages. The viewers afterwards reported, March 9th, laying out proposed road, running through lands of Henry P. Sauvain, Helen Shaw, Wm. L. Mennett and Mary Mennett, and recommended old road to be vacated. The remonstrators filed claims for damages as follows: Henry P. Sauvain, $300; William L. Mennett, $50; Mary Mennett, $30; Helen Shaw, $35; and asked that the Board appoint reviewers to view said proposed road and assess damages. The Board appointed the following: Barnhart Schoffner, Wm. R. Protsman and Daniel Trafelet, to report to Board tomorrow, Friday, March 24th.
William Tait, Treasurer, presented to the Board county orders redeemed by him for quarter ending Feb. 28, 1893, amounting to $17,309.28. Also Common School warrants redeemed by him amounting to $9,290.94, and also Congressional warrants amounting to $590.01. All compared with registers and found correct.
Board adjourned March 10th to meet tomorrow, Friday, March 24th.
The County Commissioners held a special session last Friday to transact business in relation to roads.
In the matter of the petition of W. W. Lamson et al, for change and relocation of highway, Barnhart Schoffner, W. R. Protsman and Daniel Trafelet, reviewers, reported, laying out road as petitioned for, and assessed damages as follows: Henry P. Sauvain, $50; W. L. Mennett, $40; Mary Mennett, $25; Helen Shaw, $20. The Board approved and adopted the report. The Trustee of Craig township was ordered to open up said road (from west end of iron bridge near mouth of Indian Creek) and that he vacate former road. (The object being to remove road from river bank back near hill.)
In the matter of the petition of Alfred Wade and others, for change of highway in Posey township, Luther C. Buck, Charles Dibble, Sr.; and Salem Bradford, reviewers, appraised the damages of Clara Fish at $100. Further action deferred until next term.
In the matter of the petition of A. Z. Stewart and others, for bridge over Bryant’s Creek; deferred until next term.
In the matter of the petition for bridge over Moredock’s Branch; bridge ordered built on condition that the people living in Egypt Bottom open up and dedicate to public use a new highway, beginning at a point where the river road strikes Mary Ann Buck’s west line, and ending at a point in the present road between the house on the land of Abbie North and the Ohio river, said new road to run through the lands of Mary Ann Buck, Luther Buck, Harvey W. Scranton, Cornelius Humphrey, Clara H. North and Abbie North, and the matter is continued until said highway shall have been opened.