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PAGE2 -x   ,---- THE ORTONVILLZ I., V, =&apos;,P :., DENT THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, Big Stone County-Com- missioners' Proceedings (Continued From Last Week) l to the list of Petit and Grand jurors Moved by Commissioner Meyers t for the ensuing year. and .seconded by Commissioner Geen- The Surety Bond of W. T. Utley, ty to fix the salary of the county at-IC2:  Tr:a::r?[esientet OteuOtaO  torney .at $1,200 for the ensuing year T , - P and that of the superintendent of after having been approved by the schools at $1,700.60, said superinten- dent to pay her own travelling ex- penses. Commissioner Knudson made a mo- tion that the county board employ the County Nurse for the months of May, June, July and August as per the request of a representative of thQ local Red Cross. Commissioner Geen- ty seconded said motion and upon be- ing put to a vote Commissioners Knud- on and Geenty voted Aye and Com- missioners Meyer, and Steen No whereby the chairman cast his vote which was No. Said motion declared lost. The petition which was presented at the meeting of December 14, ask- ing that the county board consider ap - .... pointing a Child Welfare Board in Big Stone County, and which was laid l over until this meeting, was again presented and the matter discussed. Commissioner Meyer, then made a l motion that the petition be denied as: no ,member of the County Board would agree to serve on the said Child WeN fare Board as is required by law. Com- missioner Geenty seconded said mo- tion and upon being put to a vote was carried unanimously. A resolution from the state board of control, condemning the Big Stone County jail, was read and upon mo- tion same was laid upon the table. Mr. E. R. Hewitt of Malta appear- ed before the board and asked that they allow aid for his family to car- them thru the winter as he was unable to provide for them. A letter from Mrs. Jhn Rothwell appealing to the board for aid for the family of her son A. L. Wentworth was presented and read and after considering both applications Commissioner Meyers made a motion that there be no aid whatever allowed to either Mr. He- ,pitt or Mr. Wentworth. Motion was seconded by Commissioner Knudson and upon being put to a vote was car- tied. The petition of Martin Schoen ask- ing that his land in Section 27-123-47 be set off from school District No. 7 into Dist. No. 3 and that of H. A. Johnson asking that the N NWl of Sac. 6-122-44 be set off from Dist. No. 52 to Dist. 42 was presented to the Board and after reading said pe- titions Commissioners Knudson made a motion that the date for hearing on same be set for February 7. Motion seconded by Commissioner Steen. Mc lion carried. The Board next proceeded to certify County Attorney and upon motion by Commissioner Knudson seconded by Commissioner Geenty same was ac- cepted. Upon motion by Commissioner Knudson seconded by Commissioner Steen the following reports of the Board of Audit were accepted: To the Board of County Commis- sioners of the County of Big Stone. Gentlemen :- The County Board of Audit of said county met at the office of the Coun- i ty Treasurer of said county on the 19th day of December, 1921, examined the books, accounts and vouchers of the county treasurer for the period from June 1, 1921, to October 31, 1921, both days inclusive, and found said treas- urer charged with the Tax Levy of 1920, as follows:- Tax Levy of 1920 .............. $404,634.06 Additions to the Levy, (penalty) .......................... 967.96 Total Debit ...................... $405,602.02 Credit as per previous re- ports .................................. $236,003.30 Taxes collected, November settlement ........................ 122,081.0,1 Penalty collected, Novem- ber settlement .................. 770.11 Taxes abated, November settlement .......................... 222.23 Total Credit ...................... $359,076.68 Balance uncollected Novem- ber 1, 1921 ........................ $ 46,525.34 The foregoing statement has been verified by checking the duplicate re- Ceipts with the tax books for the period named. Nels Lundberg, Chairman, Board Co. Com. A. V. Randall, County Auditor. Hayden French, Clerk of the District Court. To the Honorable County Board: Big Stone County, Minnesota. Gentlemen: The undersigned Board of Audit of said Big Stone County, met at the office of the County Treasurer of said county, on the 26th day of December. A. D., 1921 for the purpose of ex- amining and auditing the Accounts, Books, and Vouchers of W. T. Utley, treasurer of said county, and to count and ascertain the kind and descrip- tion and'amount of funds in the coun- ty treasury and belonging thereto: We respectfully make the following report thereon: Balance in the treasury November 25, 1921, Date of last Report ...................................................................... $140,899.41 Treasuror's Receipts from November 25, 1921 to Decem-  . ber 24, 1921,--- "" From tax collections .................................................. 5,523.41 From collections on private redemptions .................. 64.34 From mortgage registration tax ................................ 383.50 From miscellaneous ...................................................... 34,703.61 Total Balance and Receipts ............................................... $171,574.27 By disbursements from November 25, 1921, to December 24, 1921 as fol- lows - Paid orders on revenue fund .............................................. $ 2,284.49 Paid orders on poor fund ...................................................... 526.74 Paid warrants on private redemption fund .................. 91.70 Paid warrants on road and bridge fund .......................... 3,339.75 Paid warrants on bond and interest fund ........................ 2,910.00 Paid warrants on general ditch fund .............................. 495.64 Paid warrants on incidental fund ...................................... 8.91 Paid warrants on town fund ................................................ 29,501.74 Paid warrants on school district fund .............................. 58,941.09 Paid warrants on mortgage tax ........................................ 9.25 Total disbursements ...................................................... $ 98,189.29 Balance in treasury at close of business, December 24, 1921, $73,384.98 ms appears from the books of said County Treasurer. We find said treasurer in the possession of funds covering said balance dn kind and amounts as follows:: Cash in fe and drawer ............................................................................ $ 128..99 Cash items, checks, money orders .......................................................... 728.54 Deposited in First National Bank, Ortonville ..................................... 10,638.40 Deposid in First National Bank, Clinton .......................................... 3,160.40 I)eposited in First National Bank, Graceville ...................................... 4,718.60 Deposited in Big Stone County Bank, GraceviUe ................................ 5,509.17 5Jepesited in First National Bank, Beardsley ...................................... 4,369.82 -:3[eposited in Citizens National Bank, Ortonvitle ...... : ......................... 10,496.91  =T)ccsited in Clinton State Bank, Clinton .............................................. 2,811.47 .Lted in First State Bank, Odessa .................................................. 3,278.28 :,u;osited in Farmers & Merchants State Bank, Correll .................. 4,147.74 Deposited in Citizens State Bank, Beardsley ........................................ 3,859.04 ]Deposited in Farmers & Merchants State Bank, Odessa .................... 6,095.23 Deposited in Barry State Bank, Barry .................................................... 2,613.59 Deposited in Ortonville State Bank, Ortonville .................................... 1,853.02 Deposited in Johnson State Bank, Johnson .............................................. 2,534.17 JDeposited in Graceville State Bank, Graeeville .................................. 6,441.61 Total Funds ............ : ....................................... '. .................................... $ 73,384.98 Re-tfully submitted this 30th day of December, 1921, NELS LUNDBERG, Chairman, County Board and Board of Audit. A. V. RANDALL,. County Auditor. HAYDEN FRENCH, Clerk, District Court, and Clerk of Board of Audit. Upon motion by Commissioner Geenty, seconded by Commissioners Steen, the following reports of fees received by the various county officials for the year 1921 were accepted by the Board: A. Vl Randall, County Auditor .................................................................... $2,733.75 W. T. Utley, County Treasurer .................................................................. 2,504.55 Hayden French, Clerk of Court .................................................................... 2,000.00 i B. Hudson, Judge of Probate .................................................................. 1,622,50 John Gowan, Sheriff and Jailor .................................................................... 2,500.64 Martha M. Rothwell, Superintendent of Schools ...................................... 1.700.00 BL Sturges, Register of Deeds ................................................................ 3,003.20 Ray G. Farrington, County Attorney ................... . .................................... 1,200.00 R. B. Hudson, Court Commissioner ............................................................ 12.00 R. R. Karn, Coroner .......... :: ............................. : ............................................ 89.80 Jelm F. Geenty, Commissioner, 1st District ............................................ 395.00 K. G. Knudson, Commissioner, 2nd District .............................................. 412.20 Ole L Steen, Commissioner, 3rd District .................................................. 362.40 Otto Meyer,, Commissioner, 4th District ................................................... 346.60 Nels Lundberg, Commissioner, 5th District .............................................. 464.00 The application of Edw. S. Lee as lbefore the Board and upon motion zgeut for the MerdLantile State Bank l same was laid upon the table until a of Minneapolis asking for refund, ment t later date. of ]VIortgage Tax paid on certain lands Highway Engineer Engdahl appear- in ]kg . Stone and Chippewa Counties ed before the Board and asked that ]belonging to Fetch Brothers was brot they give him permission to issue par- tial estimates up to 95 per cent for work that has already been comple- ted by the Larkin Construction Com- pany. Moved by Commissioner Geen- ty and seconded by Commissioner Meyer, that said Engineer be allow- ed to issue such estimates for the said Larkin Construction Company. The Financial statement of Big Stone County for the year 1921 was presented by the Auditor and after same had been duly examined by the Board Coramissioner Geenty made a motion that said Financial Statement be accepted. Commissioner Knudson seconded the motion whichi was car- ried. County bills were allowed as fol- COUNTY REVENUE Free Press Co., 1922 Assessment books, blanks, etc ................................. $330.55 Miller-Davis Company, 200 Envelopes for Clerk of Court ........................ 2.60 Sec. Blank Printing Company, blanks ............................................................ 2.72 l:hos. E. Caverly, envelopes ............................................................................ 5.25 Poucher Printing Company, blanks ................................................................ 2.56 Win. Mullica, repairs on furnace .................................................................. 428.94 M. E. Chamberiin, surveying outlots im Graceville .................................... 72.38 Burroughs Adding Machine Company, attention to machines .................. 24.051 M. M. Johnson Furniture Company, mirror for courthouse .................... 1.50 Hayden French, serving three days on board of audit .............................. 9.00 A. V. Randall, serving three days on Board of Audit .............................. 9.00 Nels Lundberg, same and mileage ................................................................. 10.60 J. F. Geenty, Commissioner 1st District, mileage, Jaunary 3 .................. 4.00 K. G. Knudson, Commissioner 2nd District, mileage, January 3 ............ 5.20 i Ole I. Steen, Commissioner 3rd District, mileage, January 3 . ................. 1.80 Nels Lundberg, 5th District, mileage, January 3 ........................................ " 1.60 COUNTY POOR Kollitz Mercantile Company, merchandise for P. Johnson ....................... $ 3.98 Kollitz Mercantile Company, merchandise for Bob Banks ...................... 19.54 Pioneer Store Co-operative Co., merchandise for Mrs. E. A. Bell ........ 26.94 Pioneer Store Co-operative Co., merchandise for Chas. Leer .................. 15.00 Pioneer Store Co-operative Co., merchandise for Mrs. J. Karsten ...... 15.00 Ortonville Elevator & Milling Company, fuel for Mrs. E. A. Bell .......... 26.65 Mrs. J. H. Ehrnst, care of Anna A. Schoenrock .......................................... 15.00 State Sanatorium, Bed and treatment for Ervin Gauer for Dec. 1921.. 44.15 St. Joseph's Home, care of B. Benalkin and Casper Brenchen, Septem- ber 27 to December 27 .................................................  ............................ 123.75 Dr. C. L OUver, medical attend'race of Win. Dwyer ................................ 27.00 Western Minnesota Hospital, room and care of Win. Dwyer, 13 days 47.50 Olson Bros. Co., merchandise for E. R. Hewitt family .............................. 30.00 Dr. Otto Bergan, medical attendance for Mrs. Hewitt ............................ 17.00 M. M. Johnson Furniture Company burial expenses for Chas. Leet ........ 50.00 ROAD AND BRIDGE Steinke-Seidl Lumber Company, lumber, tile and lath .............................. 81.05 Robert MacMurphey, assisting engineer, December 22 to January 3 ...... 40.00 Walter Elms, assisting engineer, November 25 to January 3 .................. 103.25 Ortonville Foundry, drag blades, iron stakes, etc ..................................... 32.35 Upon motion Board adjourned. Date of next meeting is February 7, 1922. ...... :4. V. RANDALL, Clerk of Board. Notice of Mortgage Forclosure Sale. Notice is hereby given that default has been made in the conditions of a certain mortgage bearing date the first day of March, 1920, executed by John Sterling and Minnie Sterling, his wife, as mortgagors to J. Arthur Matthews, mortgagee, and recol<led in the office of the Register of Deeds of Big Stone County, Minnesota, on the 3rd day of March, 1920, at 9 o'clock a. m., in Book 54 of Mortgages on page 20, which said mortgage was given to secure the pay, ment of $11,- 000,00 with interest thereon at 6 per- cent per annum payable annually, and whereas it is provided in said mort- gage that in case of default in the payment of the principal or interest. secured by said mortgage or the taxes assessed against said premises as the same becomes due the same shall con- stitute a default in the conditions of said mortgage and leave the same sub- ject to forclosure, and in case of de- fault that the holder of said mort- gage may declared the whole sum due and payable. And that the said de- fault among other things consists in the failure to pay the taxes levied and assessed against the property covered by said mortgage and herein- after described for the year 1920, aml the penalty has attached thereto and there was due for such unpaid taxes so in default on the 3lst day of De- cember, 1921, the sum of $256.04, which has been paid by the mortgagee and there is now due and unpaid upon said mortgage, taxes, principal and in- terest in the sum of $11,813.34, and no action has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover said sum or any part thereof, pursuant to the sta- Now therefore, tute in such case made and provided, said mortgage will be foreclosed and the premises therein described and covered by said mortgage, namely, the Southeast quarter (SE) and the Southwest quarter (SW) of Section Thirty (30), Township one hundred twenty-three (123), North of Range Forty-seven (47), West, in Big Stone county, Minnesota, will be sold at pub- lic auction by the Sheriff of said coun. ty on the 4tb day of March, 1922, at the front door of the Court House in the city of Ortonville, Big Stone coun- ty, Minnesota, at 10 o'clock a. m. 01 that day, or so much thereof as shall be necessary to satisfy the amount that shall then be due on said mort- age together with interest and taxes naid including the expense of this foreclosure together with attorneys' fees of $75.00 as provided by statute, I subject to redemption within one year I from the date of sale. [ J. ARTHUR MATTHEWS, I Mortgagee. I CLIFF & PURCELL, Attorneys fo Mortgagee. Dated January 5, 1922. First Pub. Jan. 5, 6wl i SHERIFF'S SALE NOTICE. LEGAL NOTICES , STATE OF MINNESOTA, County of Big Stone---ss. District Court. $5 Portrait Free In order to be doing something dur- ing these dull times, we will make you a 14x20 oval $5.00 portrait FREE. We want you to show it to your friends and advertise our work. All we ask of you--send us 95c to pay for postage and boxing and we will send the portrait prepaid, free. Mail your photos, with 95c. Give us a trial. No frame catchbuy your frame where you please. We copy anything and everything. Money back if not pleased. *35-4 PALM ART CO. Hastings, Neb. Bessie E. Christenson, Plaintiff. against Daniel H. McGee and Emma V. Mc- Gee, Defendants. Notice is hereby given, that by vir- tue of an execution to me directed and delivered, and now in my hands, issued out of the District Court, six- teenth ,udicial District, state of Min- nesota, in and for the county of Big Stone, upon a judgment rendered in said Court in favor of Bessie E. Chris- tenson and against Daniel H. McGee and Emma V. McGee, I have levied upon the following described real es- tate of said defendant, to-wit: The South Half (S) of Section Four- teen (14), Township One Hundred Twenty-three( 123), Range Forty- seven (47), Big Stone County, Minne- cember 22, 1921. sota. JOHN GOWAN, And that I shall, on Saturday, the Sheriff of Big llth day of February A. D. 1922, at County, the hour of 10:00 o'clock a. m. of A. B. KAERCHER, said day at the front door of the Plaintiff's Attorney. Court House in the city of Ortonville, First 5*ab. Dec. 22. in said county and state, proceed to sell all the right, title and interest of --Phone your news to the the above named Daniel H. McGee! dent if you do not happen tc and Emma V. McGee in and to the reporter. We are always above described property, to satisfy ceive it. Phone 297. said Judgment and costs, amounting to Nine Thousand, Five Hundred Forty-four Dollars and Forty-six cents, together with all accruing costs of sale, and interest on the sme from the 18th day of October, 1921, at the rate of six per cent per annum, at Public Auction, to the highest bidder for cash. Dated at Ortonville, Minnesota, De- You Need We Do Printing Let us get together and will be THE OiTONYILL[ 70 per cent of Us Are Dependent at 60 Are you to be one of the seven out of ev- ery ten people who, when the shadows of age creep upon them, must turn to friends or relatives for charitable sustenance ? 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Utley, ty to fix the salary of the county at-IC2:  Tr:a::r?[esientet OteuOtaO  torney .at $1,200 for the ensuing year T , - P and that of the superintendent of after having been approved by the schools at $1,700.60, said superinten- dent to pay her own travelling ex- penses. Commissioner Knudson made a mo- tion that the county board employ the County Nurse for the months of May, June, July and August as per the request of a representative of thQ local Red Cross. Commissioner Geen- ty seconded said motion and upon be- ing put to a vote Commissioners Knud- on and Geenty voted Aye and Com- missioners Meyer, and Steen No whereby the chairman cast his vote which was No. Said motion declared lost. The petition which was presented at the meeting of December 14, ask- ing that the county board consider ap - .... pointing a Child Welfare Board in Big Stone County, and which was laid l over until this meeting, was again presented and the matter discussed. Commissioner Meyer, then made a l motion that the petition be denied as: no ,member of the County Board would agree to serve on the said Child WeN fare Board as is required by law. Com- missioner Geenty seconded said mo- tion and upon being put to a vote was carried unanimously. A resolution from the state board of control, condemning the Big Stone County jail, was read and upon mo- tion same was laid upon the table. Mr. E. R. Hewitt of Malta appear- ed before the board and asked that they allow aid for his family to car- them thru the winter as he was unable to provide for them. A letter from Mrs. Jhn Rothwell appealing to the board for aid for the family of her son A. L. Wentworth was presented and read and after considering both applications Commissioner Meyers made a motion that there be no aid whatever allowed to either Mr. He- ,pitt or Mr. Wentworth. Motion was seconded by Commissioner Knudson and upon being put to a vote was car- tied. The petition of Martin Schoen ask- ing that his land in Section 27-123-47 be set off from school District No. 7 into Dist. No. 3 and that of H. A. Johnson asking that the N NWl of Sac. 6-122-44 be set off from Dist. No. 52 to Dist. 42 was presented to the Board and after reading said pe- titions Commissioners Knudson made a motion that the date for hearing on same be set for February 7. Motion seconded by Commissioner Steen. Mc lion carried. The Board next proceeded to certify County Attorney and upon motion by Commissioner Knudson seconded by Commissioner Geenty same was ac- cepted. Upon motion by Commissioner Knudson seconded by Commissioner Steen the following reports of the Board of Audit were accepted: To the Board of County Commis- sioners of the County of Big Stone. Gentlemen :- The County Board of Audit of said county met at the office of the Coun- i ty Treasurer of said county on the 19th day of December, 1921, examined the books, accounts and vouchers of the county treasurer for the period from June 1, 1921, to October 31, 1921, both days inclusive, and found said treas- urer charged with the Tax Levy of 1920, as follows:- Tax Levy of 1920 .............. $404,634.06 Additions to the Levy, (penalty) .......................... 967.96 Total Debit ...................... $405,602.02 Credit as per previous re- ports .................................. $236,003.30 Taxes collected, November settlement ........................ 122,081.0,1 Penalty collected, Novem- ber settlement .................. 770.11 Taxes abated, November settlement .......................... 222.23 Total Credit ...................... $359,076.68 Balance uncollected Novem- ber 1, 1921 ........................ $ 46,525.34 The foregoing statement has been verified by checking the duplicate re- Ceipts with the tax books for the period named. Nels Lundberg, Chairman, Board Co. Com. A. V. Randall, County Auditor. Hayden French, Clerk of the District Court. To the Honorable County Board: Big Stone County, Minnesota. Gentlemen: The undersigned Board of Audit of said Big Stone County, met at the office of the County Treasurer of said county, on the 26th day of December. A. D., 1921 for the purpose of ex- amining and auditing the Accounts, Books, and Vouchers of W. T. Utley, treasurer of said county, and to count and ascertain the kind and descrip- tion and'amount of funds in the coun- ty treasury and belonging thereto: We respectfully make the following report thereon: Balance in the treasury November 25, 1921, Date of last Report ...................................................................... $140,899.41 Treasuror's Receipts from November 25, 1921 to Decem-  . ber 24, 1921,--- "" From tax collections .................................................. 5,523.41 From collections on private redemptions .................. 64.34 From mortgage registration tax ................................ 383.50 From miscellaneous ...................................................... 34,703.61 Total Balance and Receipts ............................................... $171,574.27 By disbursements from November 25, 1921, to December 24, 1921 as fol- lows - Paid orders on revenue fund .............................................. $ 2,284.49 Paid orders on poor fund ...................................................... 526.74 Paid warrants on private redemption fund .................. 91.70 Paid warrants on road and bridge fund .......................... 3,339.75 Paid warrants on bond and interest fund ........................ 2,910.00 Paid warrants on general ditch fund .............................. 495.64 Paid warrants on incidental fund ...................................... 8.91 Paid warrants on town fund ................................................ 29,501.74 Paid warrants on school district fund .............................. 58,941.09 Paid warrants on mortgage tax ........................................ 9.25 Total disbursements ...................................................... $ 98,189.29 Balance in treasury at close of business, December 24, 1921, $73,384.98 ms appears from the books of said County Treasurer. We find said treasurer in the possession of funds covering said balance dn kind and amounts as follows:: Cash in fe and drawer ............................................................................ $ 128..99 Cash items, checks, money orders .......................................................... 728.54 Deposited in First National Bank, Ortonville ..................................... 10,638.40 Deposid in First National Bank, Clinton .......................................... 3,160.40 I)eposited in First National Bank, Graceville ...................................... 4,718.60 Deposited in Big Stone County Bank, GraceviUe ................................ 5,509.17 5Jepesited in First National Bank, Beardsley ...................................... 4,369.82 -:3[eposited in Citizens National Bank, Ortonvitle ...... : ......................... 10,496.91  =T)ccsited in Clinton State Bank, Clinton .............................................. 2,811.47 .Lted in First State Bank, Odessa .................................................. 3,278.28 :,u;osited in Farmers & Merchants State Bank, Correll .................. 4,147.74 Deposited in Citizens State Bank, Beardsley ........................................ 3,859.04 ]Deposited in Farmers & Merchants State Bank, Odessa .................... 6,095.23 Deposited in Barry State Bank, Barry .................................................... 2,613.59 Deposited in Ortonville State Bank, Ortonville .................................... 1,853.02 Deposited in Johnson State Bank, Johnson .............................................. 2,534.17 JDeposited in Graceville State Bank, Graeeville .................................. 6,441.61 Total Funds ............ : ....................................... '. .................................... $ 73,384.98 Re-tfully submitted this 30th day of December, 1921, NELS LUNDBERG, Chairman, County Board and Board of Audit. A. V. RANDALL,. County Auditor. HAYDEN FRENCH, Clerk, District Court, and Clerk of Board of Audit. Upon motion by Commissioner Geenty, seconded by Commissioners Steen, the following reports of fees received by the various county officials for the year 1921 were accepted by the Board: A. Vl Randall, County Auditor .................................................................... $2,733.75 W. T. Utley, County Treasurer .................................................................. 2,504.55 Hayden French, Clerk of Court .................................................................... 2,000.00 i B. Hudson, Judge of Probate .................................................................. 1,622,50 John Gowan, Sheriff and Jailor .................................................................... 2,500.64 Martha M. Rothwell, Superintendent of Schools ...................................... 1.700.00 BL Sturges, Register of Deeds ................................................................ 3,003.20 Ray G. Farrington, County Attorney ................... . .................................... 1,200.00 R. B. Hudson, Court Commissioner ............................................................ 12.00 R. R. Karn, Coroner .......... :: ............................. : ............................................ 89.80 Jelm F. Geenty, Commissioner, 1st District ............................................ 395.00 K. G. Knudson, Commissioner, 2nd District .............................................. 412.20 Ole L Steen, Commissioner, 3rd District .................................................. 362.40 Otto Meyer,, Commissioner, 4th District ................................................... 346.60 Nels Lundberg, Commissioner, 5th District .............................................. 464.00 The application of Edw. S. Lee as lbefore the Board and upon motion zgeut for the MerdLantile State Bank l same was laid upon the table until a of Minneapolis asking for refund, ment t later date. of ]VIortgage Tax paid on certain lands Highway Engineer Engdahl appear- in ]kg . Stone and Chippewa Counties ed before the Board and asked that ]belonging to Fetch Brothers was brot they give him permission to issue par- tial estimates up to 95 per cent for work that has already been comple- ted by the Larkin Construction Com- pany. Moved by Commissioner Geen- ty and seconded by Commissioner Meyer, that said Engineer be allow- ed to issue such estimates for the said Larkin Construction Company. The Financial statement of Big Stone County for the year 1921 was presented by the Auditor and after same had been duly examined by the Board Coramissioner Geenty made a motion that said Financial Statement be accepted. Commissioner Knudson seconded the motion whichi was car- ried. County bills were allowed as fol- COUNTY REVENUE Free Press Co., 1922 Assessment books, blanks, etc ................................. $330.55 Miller-Davis Company, 200 Envelopes for Clerk of Court ........................ 2.60 Sec. Blank Printing Company, blanks ............................................................ 2.72 l:hos. E. Caverly, envelopes ............................................................................ 5.25 Poucher Printing Company, blanks ................................................................ 2.56 Win. Mullica, repairs on furnace .................................................................. 428.94 M. E. Chamberiin, surveying outlots im Graceville .................................... 72.38 Burroughs Adding Machine Company, attention to machines .................. 24.051 M. M. Johnson Furniture Company, mirror for courthouse .................... 1.50 Hayden French, serving three days on board of audit .............................. 9.00 A. V. Randall, serving three days on Board of Audit .............................. 9.00 Nels Lundberg, same and mileage ................................................................. 10.60 J. F. Geenty, Commissioner 1st District, mileage, Jaunary 3 .................. 4.00 K. G. Knudson, Commissioner 2nd District, mileage, January 3 ............ 5.20 i Ole I. Steen, Commissioner 3rd District, mileage, January 3 . ................. 1.80 Nels Lundberg, 5th District, mileage, January 3 ........................................ " 1.60 COUNTY POOR Kollitz Mercantile Company, merchandise for P. Johnson ....................... $ 3.98 Kollitz Mercantile Company, merchandise for Bob Banks ...................... 19.54 Pioneer Store Co-operative Co., merchandise for Mrs. E. A. Bell ........ 26.94 Pioneer Store Co-operative Co., merchandise for Chas. Leer .................. 15.00 Pioneer Store Co-operative Co., merchandise for Mrs. J. Karsten ...... 15.00 Ortonville Elevator & Milling Company, fuel for Mrs. E. A. Bell .......... 26.65 Mrs. J. H. Ehrnst, care of Anna A. Schoenrock .......................................... 15.00 State Sanatorium, Bed and treatment for Ervin Gauer for Dec. 1921.. 44.15 St. Joseph's Home, care of B. Benalkin and Casper Brenchen, Septem- ber 27 to December 27 .................................................  ............................ 123.75 Dr. C. LOUver, medical attend'race of Win. Dwyer ................................ 27.00 Western Minnesota Hospital, room and care of Win. Dwyer, 13 days 47.50 Olson Bros. Co., merchandise for E. R. Hewitt family .............................. 30.00 Dr. Otto Bergan, medical attendance for Mrs. Hewitt ............................ 17.00 M. M. Johnson Furniture Company burial expenses for Chas. Leet ........ 50.00 ROAD AND BRIDGE Steinke-Seidl Lumber Company, lumber, tile and lath .............................. 81.05 Robert MacMurphey, assisting engineer, December 22 to January 3 ...... 40.00 Walter Elms, assisting engineer, November 25 to January 3 .................. 103.25 Ortonville Foundry, drag blades, iron stakes, etc ..................................... 32.35 Upon motion Board adjourned. Date of next meeting is February 7, 1922. ...... :4. V. RANDALL, Clerk of Board. Notice of Mortgage Forclosure Sale. Notice is hereby given that default has been made in the conditions of a certain mortgage bearing date the first day of March, 1920, executed by John Sterling and Minnie Sterling, his wife, as mortgagors to J. Arthur Matthews, mortgagee, and recol<led in the office of the Register of Deeds of Big Stone County, Minnesota, on the 3rd day of March, 1920, at 9 o'clock a. m., in Book 54 of Mortgages on page 20, which said mortgage was given to secure the pay, ment of $11,- 000,00 with interest thereon at 6 per- cent per annum payable annually, and whereas it is provided in said mort- gage that in case of default in the payment of the principal or interest. secured by said mortgage or the taxes assessed against said premises as the same becomes due the same shall con- stitute a default in the conditions of said mortgage and leave the same sub- ject to forclosure, and in case of de- fault that the holder of said mort- gage may declared the whole sum due and payable. And that the said de- fault among other things consists in the failure to pay the taxes levied and assessed against the property covered by said mortgage and herein- after described for the year 1920, aml the penalty has attached thereto and there was due for such unpaid taxes so in default on the 3lst day of De- cember, 1921, the sum of $256.04, which has been paid by the mortgagee and there is now due and unpaid upon said mortgage, taxes, principal and in- terest in the sum of $11,813.34, and no action has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover said sum or any part thereof, pursuant to the sta- Now therefore, tute in such case made and provided, said mortgage will be foreclosed and the premises therein described and covered by said mortgage, namely, the Southeast quarter (SE) and the Southwest quarter (SW) of Section Thirty (30), Township one hundred twenty-three (123), North of Range Forty-seven (47), West, in Big Stone county, Minnesota, will be sold at pub- lic auction by the Sheriff of said coun. ty on the 4tb day of March, 1922, at the front door of the Court House in the city of Ortonville, Big Stone coun- ty, Minnesota, at 10 o'clock a. m. 01 that day, or so much thereof as shall be necessary to satisfy the amount that shall then be due on said mort- age together with interest and taxes naid including the expense of this foreclosure together with attorneys' fees of $75.00 as provided by statute, I subject to redemption within one year I from the date of sale. [ J. ARTHUR MATTHEWS, I Mortgagee. I CLIFF & PURCELL, Attorneys fo Mortgagee. Dated January 5, 1922. First Pub. Jan. 5, 6wl i SHERIFF'S SALE NOTICE. LEGAL NOTICES , STATE OF MINNESOTA, County of Big Stone---ss. District Court. $5 Portrait Free In order to be doing something dur- ing these dull times, we will make you a 14x20 oval $5.00 portrait FREE. We want you to show it to your friends and advertise our work. All we ask of you--send us 95c to pay for postage and boxing and we will send the portrait prepaid, free. Mail your photos, with 95c. Give us a trial. No frame catchbuy your frame where you please. We copy anything and everything. Money back if not pleased. *35-4 PALM ART CO. Hastings, Neb. Bessie E. Christenson, Plaintiff. against Daniel H. McGee and Emma V. Mc- Gee, Defendants. Notice is hereby given, that by vir- tue of an execution to me directed and delivered, and now in my hands, issued out of the District Court, six- teenth ,udicial District, state of Min- nesota, in and for the county of Big Stone, upon a judgment rendered in said Court in favor of Bessie E. Chris- tenson and against Daniel H. McGee and Emma V. McGee, I have levied upon the following described real es- tate of said defendant, to-wit: The South Half (S) of Section Four- teen (14), Township One Hundred Twenty-three( 123), Range Forty- seven (47), Big Stone County, Minne- cember 22, 1921. sota. JOHN GOWAN, And that I shall, on Saturday, the Sheriff of Big llth day of February A. D. 1922, at County, the hour of 10:00 o'clock a. m. of A. B. KAERCHER, said day at the front door of the Plaintiff's Attorney. Court House in the city of Ortonville, First 5*ab. Dec. 22. in said county and state, proceed to sell all the right, title and interest of --Phone your news to the the above named Daniel H. McGee! dent if you do not happen tc and Emma V. McGee in and to the reporter. We are always above described property, to satisfy ceive it. Phone 297. said Judgment and costs, amounting to Nine Thousand, Five Hundred Forty-four Dollars and Forty-six cents, together with all accruing costs of sale, and interest on the sme from the 18th day of October, 1921, at the rate of six per cent per annum, at Public Auction, to the highest bidder for cash. Dated at Ortonville, Minnesota, De- You Need We Do Printing Let us get together and will be THE OiTONYILL[ 70 per cent of Us Are Dependent at 60 Are you to be one of the seven out of ev- ery ten people who, when the shadows of age creep upon them, must turn to friends or relatives for charitable sustenance ? Or, would you rather be one of the re- maining three and enjoy a warm fire-side of your very own in the days when your fingers are no longer nimble and your be- ing craves only rest. A Savings Account in this reliable institu- tion now will make you independent and as- sure you of complete Comfort in your later years. We pay 4 per cent interest on the Savings, all of which will add considerable to your funds when you need them. First National Bank Ortonville, Minnesota Prices Reduced On the Latest 1921 Modal of the ELECTRIC WASHING MACHINE With the Wonderful Nero 1 r Lummom Cylsnde  TE offer st a rock bottom price, the very htest ira- machine, years V V proved ahead of competition. This is the only metal cylinder made which does not require cleanir after use. Grease and scum cannot stick to this wonderful Luminoid metal The most delicate garments are safe aainst wear and tear in this cylinder. The holes are counter sunk and have the edges smoothly rounded. No cylinder like it has ever been made before. The Fastest, Most Improved Washing Machine EVer Built One reason for buyinz a washinz machine is to save time. This Thor saves up to an hour m0r than any other. It is also built to outlast other machines. Made entirely of metals it should last a lifetime. 10 D Balance in easy monthly $ own its own paymats. amounts. It will savo Authorized Thor Dealer ALVAH I. NATTHEWS Ortonville, Minn. PAGE THE ORTONLLZ INDEPENDENT !tiai est.[mates up to 95 per ant for[ Stone County for the year 1921 was ven (47), Big Stone County. M[nn mb 22, 1921. R Ntnne County Com ..............  ...............,  ............  ...... .............. d I a " ma ha been duly exaned by the And that 1 shall, on Saturday the s' Proceedings ........... c ............. I . . Board CoLqSlOnr nty m Ilth day of FeblT A. D. 1922, at missioner paoy. Moved by Co ........ Go.n- motion that said Finda i Stt e the hour of 10:00 o,cloek  m. of y d sonded by Commiasion be apted. Comroiioner Km said day at the fnt door f the Plaiat's Attoey. -- -- , . Meyers that sd Engine be albw- snded the me.on whichl w Com House in th e city of Olnvi]l, ab. Dec. 22. (Continued From Last Wk) to the hst of Petit ad Gnd 3urors ed to issue such tlmates for the said tied. in said county and state, pee to Moved by CooL, sinner Meye for the eumg ye. Larktn Construction Company. County bills we allowed sell all ti right, title d interest of --phone your news to the ] d souded by Colzmdsm0ner en- The Surety Bond of W. T. Utley, Th e Findai statement of Big ls: the above named Die[ H. *lent if you do not happen t 1 of the cot at- County Teasar, m the ot of and Emma v+ McGee in d to the t to fix the sa ry y COUNTy REVENUE bo described ppert, to tsfy Phone 297, that of the supentendent el wirer babying bn approd by the Free Press Co,, 1922 Assessment book, blank, eto. ........................... $830,55 said, Judgment d sts, ounting to Nine Thoand, Five Hundr s01s at $i,700.00, said superln'en- County Attorney and upon motion by ig Company, blks ............................................................ FoRy.four DoHs d ForLT-slx dnt t pgy h own travelling  sonded by me w - pee Commissioner Knndson made a me- eepte& tlon that the eounty bard p]oy Upon me'on by sonded by the Coty Nse for epcrts y, Je, July d August as per qtwt of s mpatati of th To the Board of County Commie- loc Red Cro. eiors of the Couuty of Big Stone. cended ssd me'on sod upon be- n aud Geenty voted Aye d Corn- The County ty met  the om mone Me d Steen No ty Treaur of sod eoty whby the chairman cast s vote 19th day wMeh w No. Io the bks, the period fro The petition weh was prented Je 1, 1921, to Otober 31, 192t, bo the mting of Dmber i4, k- days nclusive, lg that the eut umr chged with the Tax lvy o phing a Cld Welfare Board Big Stone Coty, Tax Levy of I920 over t$1 ts meeng, was agv Add/finns to thP Levy, psened and the matter discusseL Comnfissbner Meyers then made a (penalty) ...... tbn that the pectin, b denied as Tota Debit ember of the Cou.ty Roard would Cret as per previous m- gmme Boald as is quid by law. Com- port mss[onor Getty sonded ttlemat oo and upon befog pl Penalty collected, Novsm- red uuadmoly, bet setlemt ..... A resolution om the abated, November of ntrl, condemning he Big Stone settlement ................. County jail, ton e w lo/d upon the table. Mr. E. d before the board they low ad for his family bet 1, The fogeig to pvide for ther A verified by ehking the dup)te  Mrs. SJhn Rothwll appeang to the epts wlth the tax books for th board for aid foe the fxty of her mn A. L, Wentworth was predated Nels Lndberg, nd ad d after nsidenng both Chaian, Boar Co, apgilons Commloner Meyere A. V, Rdvll, made a me'on Coty Auditor. whatever allowe to either Mr, Hayden Fveh, tt or Mr. Wentworth. erk of the Distct Court seconded by and upon being p Big Stone Coty, Minnet The peUflon qg that Ms ld in The under.good Brd of Audit o 0e t off Big County, met at tN Into Is No. 3 and tat of H, A, John ug that the N NW cnty, on the 26th day of Debr f Se. -12-44 be s off A. D,, 1921 for e purpo of ex No. 52 to  42 wa pnted t staining and auhetng the e te Bd and r ading said p Bks, and Vouch s of W. T, U u tlos Cmione Knudn mtde treasur ofxd county, and to a mo that the date for hdng  and aertam the ldnd d deseuP zeconded by Commissioner Steen, MC- ty treamlry  be gi g , tlon mL We respectfully make the folng The Board rmt proceeded to cetlf report there.: IJanee tu the tary November 25, 1921, Date ot 1 It Report ............................................................. $140,99.4 ear'a Ieipte fm Nober 25, 1921 b Deu- her 24, 1921  r , :['om tax 0lleotions .......................................... ,525A From )]odens on plva?, demptlons .............. 64.34 383.5O mortgage strtion tax ............................ 34/?03,61 Tal Balaue and Reipts ......................................... $17174.27 O), '0tsmmente from November , 192L to l)eoemer 2 1921 ord*rs o enue fund ................................. $ 2,84,4P XOld orde on poor fund ............................................ 526.q4 Pziel wts on private edemptlo fund .............. 91,70 Paid weamta on road and bridge fund .................... S.935 warrants on bend and mtet fd ................... 2,910.00 wammt ou general dlth fd ......................... 495.64 1 warts on incldeul d .- ........................... 8.91 want on to fund ...................................... 2%501.% warra oa school diztriet fund ......................... 8,941,09 te on mortgage tl ....................................... 9.2 Total dkbm'sement ...................... . .................... $ 98,189.29 ]hisses in trem, at o of buslnes, Dmber 24, 1021. $75,384.98 m am)ere from the books of d County Trea, w d d tor in the posslon o dle carBg  balance Idmd and amounts  oll.:: in aaf and dw ......- ..' ............................................................ $ 12.99 cnh ltelra, shocks, money orde ......... o ....................................... td in  Naomd Bank, Off.nellie ................................... 10, 40 I in FLrt Natiorl Bk, Clinton ...................................... .Delpoattod in First Ntioual Bank, Gllo .................................... D in Big Stone Cotmty Bank, Graeevilte ........................ adted , First Natlol Bank, Bealey ...................................... . hi ns National Bmlk, Ortonvtlle ............................ , .dd I Xton Sta Bmdc, Clinton ................... : .................... , In lt te Ba=k. edema ................................. ._ .nlted  ]me & Mrehnt State Bank. Cecil ................. .'30omd in  stt B Bear&Icy .................................... 1 in Fmmmrs & Mere}mns State Bk, Odessa ............ mdst I R17 .*te Bk, Barry .................................................. aadhd ] ville St al OrtonvLllo ............................ 2 .17 Dlaosltd In ohon State Bank Jghnson ........................................ 6A461 in Graavll|e Stat Bank. GraCvvllle ............................ l'otal $'nda submitted this 30th day of December, 1921: NELS LUNDBERG. ChoJrman, Cornet Brd d Brd of Audi A. V. RATDALL,. Cty Auditor. HAYDEN FRENCH, Clk. District Court and Clerk of Board of Audlf. Up  by ComJsslr (eny ended by Coromia slopers Steen. me flowh  of fe relved by the vaoua unt emals f tbe 19z  acpted b the Brd: . V RandaU. County ..... , Judge of Probate ......................................................... Jm  .Sbdff d Jailor ............................................ IlL Rotll, Supelnteudent of ehools .................... H. r/N. Begister of l)eas ....................... G, unty Attoey .............. t. .......................... mm,*l ............... : ........................................ K P. Kam; Coohe ~......,.? ................................................................. , - K.  Kuds Cmrmdorr, 1DJetr ..................................... Olin Lmr  missbner, 3rd District ............................................ dblzsz0er ior,  lstet ................................ Th alln of Edw. & Lee  befo the Board and upon fo tdm e ste Bk NJmwa]pad for rmnmem later date. t /   on Oer rain Indl Highway Engineer Lah] Mm I ]ho E. Cverly, envelopes .......................................................................... Poucher Pflnag Comply blanke ..................... of ale, We Do 1, suying outlots i Granville .................................... Burughs Adding MacMne Company, attention to macir .................. for courtho ..... Hayden French, rv]ng th days en board of audit .............................. A, V. Randall, setng th days on Board sf Audit ............................ Nels Lundberg, same and mileage ...................................................... J, F. C.ent y, Commiioner 1st Dir]ct, mileage, Jaunary 3 ................ K, G. Knudson, Comrdssioner 2nd District, mileage, Ja.uvy 3 ........... Ole L Steen, Comrmesioner 3rd District, mileage, January 3 ............ ,Nels Lundberg, 5th District, milease, Janry 3 ...................................... COUNTY POOR Ko]lltz Mercantile Company, merehndiee for P. Johnson ................ $ 3.98 Kol]itz Merct(le Company, merehandi for Bob Banks ...................... 19.54 oneer Sto Co-opemti Co., mehandise for Mrs. E, A. Bell ........ E%neer tore Co-operative CO,, mhdise for Chas. Leer ............ pioneer Store Co-opemtve Co., mehandise for Mrs. J. Karstn ...... Oronville Elevator & Milling Company, fuel for Mrs. E, A. ]Jell. M, J, H, Ehrnst, cam of Anna A. Schoearock ................ State Sanatorlnm, ed and tatment for Ein Gauer for Dee.1921 St. Joph's Home, care of . Bealkan aod Casper Brenehea, Septem Dr. C, T, Oliver, mdlcai attendau of Win. Dwyer ................................ Wetm Mind.eta Hospital, om and re of Win. Dwyer, 18 ,lays 01son Bins, Co,, mehandi for E. R. Hewltt family Dr. Ote Bergen, medleal attenda.ee for Mrs. Hewtt .......................... M. M. Johnson Furniture Company bual expenses for Chas Lee .... ROAD AND BRIDGE eluke Seidl Lumber Company, lumber, file and lath .............................. 81.05 Robert MaeMurphey, abting engineer, December 22 to January 3 4O.OO Waler Elms, assisting en#neer, November 95 to Janry 3. 108.25 3ronvile Foundry, drag blades, in stakes, eta ........................... Upon motion Boaid adjou,ed. Date of next mtiog is February 7, 1922.  , V. RANDALL, Clerk of Board. Noti is hereby given in the nditiona of a mortgage bearing date the 5rot day of March, 1920, exeatod by Jo Storing and Minie Stertlng, is we, as mozgagom to J. Arthur atthews, mortgage, 3rd day of Marsh, 1920, at 9 , in Rook 54 of Morigges o page 2O, which sad mortgage w #yen to secu the payment of $11r 00,0 ent per annum payable nuaily, d gage that n case of default in the payment of the prLdpal or interest, sred by sdd mortga er the taxes esed against d prom]los as the mortgag ject to foIou, an in case of d fault that the holder of said mort- age may declared the whole  due d payable." And that tha said d fault eng other things consists i the fW1ure to sod aed against the d by enid mortgage and hern- year 1920, d the leity them was due for sh peld taies day of De- vember, 1921, the sm of $256.C4, paid by the mortgagee said rtgage, tes, principal d n- $iIi$.34, and no acuon has oeen insru at law er otherwi to rearer said  sr y part thexeof, Now thefore, purt to the sta- tute in ch ease made d p.ded, said mortgage vll be fomelod nd the pmrses therein dribed and covered by said mortgage, mely, the Seuthst qrtr (SEt) d the Southwest quarter (SWK) of Section Tblrty (3O), Tosblp one hundred twenty-three (123), North of Range Forty-s (47), West, in BEg Stce mtmty, MJesota, ll be Id at pub- lic auotlon by the ghedff of said un. ty  the 4th day of March, 1922, at the front door of the Court H6 in the elty of Ortouvflle, Rig Sto eel- ty, Minaeta, at i0 o'clock a, m. that day or so much thereof s sh] be necsry  tify the arnnl that shall then be due on said morb gage together wth Interest d tales aId Icluding the expemm of thll re.clears together with attoeys'l fes of $7.00 M provided by statute, -- subject to rdmptlon within one qmr J. ARTHUR MArHEWS, from the da of male Mortgag ] CLIFF & PURCELL, Attsrneys fe Mortga [ Daed Janry 5, 1922, Pub. Jan.  6w $5 Portrait Free I ord to be doing ethig dur- ing the dull mes. w will make ou a 14x2C o $5.00 portredt FREE. We t you to show it toyour ends d adver]  worl All e ak of you--send  9e to pay t0r postage and boxing and we wilt send the portrait ppid, free. Mail out photos, WRh 9. Give u a trial NO fre y yo frame he you pl. We py xnhng dd seething. Money bek if not PALM ART CO. Neb. SHERIFF'S SALE NOTICE. STATE OF MINNESOTA, County of Big Ston, District Court, Chlstenson, Plaintiff, against Gee, Defenders. Not] ie he.by give, that by vi tue of  exertion to me and delivered, and now in my hands* the District Court, six- beenth ,udlei) District, state of Min- nta,|n and for the county of Big Stone, upon a jndaent ndered In aainst Diel V. MEG., I have levied upon the following de,tithed re es- tate of sd (S) of Section Fo- tee (14), Township One Hundred Twty-th(123). Rmnge Forty- 0 Prices cent.g, together with all ing costs the 18th day of October, 1921, at the rate of six per ant per annum, at Public Auctlon, to the highest bidder Dated at Ortnville, Minnesota, De- Le* us gt together and 1 will be tisfled. 70 per cent of Us Are Dependent at 60 Are you to be one of the seven out ery ten people who when the shadows of age creep upon them, must turn to friends ! or relatives for charitable sustenance? Or, would you rather be one of the re- maining three and enjoy a warm fire-side of your very own in the days when your fingers are no longer nimble and your be: ing craves only rest, A Savings Account in this reliable institu- tion now will make you iHdependent and as- sure you of complete Comfort in your later years. We pay 4 per cent interest on the Savings, all of which will add consider:able to your funds when you need them. First National 0rtonville, Minnesota On the Latest 1921 Moddof the ELECTRIC WASHING Wth Luminoid the only mtd cadiode made which doe. n ruir cletrz t(r e.  and m mnct ck to dds wontd LuminoRI metal The mo eDrmenm ire mfe aiPg wm and  ia xh tllnd. Te holo are tmter mnk and have the  moo rsmda NO lig4 ]k* it k vr ben raM# b or 7Z Fast, st, Most l_mprod Washin Machine EO-" Built One rtom fott/Intwhh mckln k'o rove time, q[it Tiler ravel p to Im hour m t im otllr. Itilto built to ouda othr umhin  mlmIT of mind, it $10 Down sntmma It wll mw AutAorbsd Tor ALVAH I. NATTHEWS Or tonviUe, Minn. g PAGE2 -x   ,---- THE ORTONVILLZ I., V, =',P :., DENT THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, Big Stone County-Com- missioners' Proceedings (Continued From Last Week) l to the list of Petit and Grand jurors Moved by Commissioner Meyers t for the ensuing year. and .seconded by Commissioner Geen- The Surety Bond of W. T. Utley, ty to fix the salary of the county at-IC2:  Tr:a::r?[esientet OteuOtaO  torney .at $1,200 for the ensuing year T , - P and that of the superintendent of after having been approved by the schools at $1,700.60, said superinten- dent to pay her own travelling ex- penses. Commissioner Knudson made a mo- tion that the county board employ the County Nurse for the months of May, June, July and August as per the request of a representative of thQ local Red Cross. Commissioner Geen- ty seconded said motion and upon be- ing put to a vote Commissioners Knud- on and Geenty voted Aye and Com- missioners Meyer, and Steen No whereby the chairman cast his vote which was No. Said motion declared lost. The petition which was presented at the meeting of December 14, ask- ing that the county board consider ap - .... pointing a Child Welfare Board in Big Stone County, and which was laid l over until this meeting, was again presented and the matter discussed. Commissioner Meyer, then made a l motion that the petition be denied as: no ,member of the County Board would agree to serve on the said Child WeN fare Board as is required by law. Com- missioner Geenty seconded said mo- tion and upon being put to a vote was carried unanimously. A resolution from the state board of control, condemning the Big Stone County jail, was read and upon mo- tion same was laid upon the table. Mr. E. R. Hewitt of Malta appear- ed before the board and asked that they allow aid for his family to car- them thru the winter as he was unable to provide for them. A letter from Mrs. Jhn Rothwell appealing to the board for aid for the family of her son A. L. Wentworth was presented and read and after considering both applications Commissioner Meyers made a motion that there be no aid whatever allowed to either Mr. He- ,pitt or Mr. Wentworth. Motion was seconded by Commissioner Knudson and upon being put to a vote was car- tied. The petition of Martin Schoen ask- ing that his land in Section 27-123-47 be set off from school District No. 7 into Dist. No. 3 and that of H. A. Johnson asking that the N NWl of Sac. 6-122-44 be set off from Dist. No. 52 to Dist. 42 was presented to the Board and after reading said pe- titions Commissioners Knudson made a motion that the date for hearing on same be set for February 7. Motion seconded by Commissioner Steen. Mc lion carried. The Board next proceeded to certify County Attorney and upon motion by Commissioner Knudson seconded by Commissioner Geenty same was ac- cepted. Upon motion by Commissioner Knudson seconded by Commissioner Steen the following reports of the Board of Audit were accepted: To the Board of County Commis- sioners of the County of Big Stone. Gentlemen :- The County Board of Audit of said county met at the office of the Coun- i ty Treasurer of said county on the 19th day of December, 1921, examined the books, accounts and vouchers of the county treasurer for the period from June 1, 1921, to October 31, 1921, both days inclusive, and found said treas- urer charged with the Tax Levy of 1920, as follows:- Tax Levy of 1920 .............. $404,634.06 Additions to the Levy, (penalty) .......................... 967.96 Total Debit ...................... $405,602.02 Credit as per previous re- ports .................................. $236,003.30 Taxes collected, November settlement ........................ 122,081.0,1 Penalty collected, Novem- ber settlement .................. 770.11 Taxes abated, November settlement .......................... 222.23 Total Credit ...................... $359,076.68 Balance uncollected Novem- ber 1, 1921 ........................ $ 46,525.34 The foregoing statement has been verified by checking the duplicate re- Ceipts with the tax books for the period named. Nels Lundberg, Chairman, Board Co. Com. A. V. Randall, County Auditor. Hayden French, Clerk of the District Court. To the Honorable County Board: Big Stone County, Minnesota. Gentlemen: The undersigned Board of Audit of said Big Stone County, met at the office of the County Treasurer of said county, on the 26th day of December. A. D., 1921 for the purpose of ex- amining and auditing the Accounts, Books, and Vouchers of W. T. Utley, treasurer of said county, and to count and ascertain the kind and descrip- tion and'amount of funds in the coun- ty treasury and belonging thereto: We respectfully make the following report thereon: Balance in the treasury November 25, 1921, Date of last Report ...................................................................... $140,899.41 Treasuror's Receipts from November 25, 1921 to Decem-  . ber 24, 1921,--- "" From tax collections .................................................. 5,523.41 From collections on private redemptions .................. 64.34 From mortgage registration tax ................................ 383.50 From miscellaneous ...................................................... 34,703.61 Total Balance and Receipts ............................................... $171,574.27 By disbursements from November 25, 1921, to December 24, 1921 as fol- lows - Paid orders on revenue fund .............................................. $ 2,284.49 Paid orders on poor fund ...................................................... 526.74 Paid warrants on private redemption fund .................. 91.70 Paid warrants on road and bridge fund .......................... 3,339.75 Paid warrants on bond and interest fund ........................ 2,910.00 Paid warrants on general ditch fund .............................. 495.64 Paid warrants on incidental fund ...................................... 8.91 Paid warrants on town fund ................................................ 29,501.74 Paid warrants on school district fund .............................. 58,941.09 Paid warrants on mortgage tax ........................................ 9.25 Total disbursements ...................................................... $ 98,189.29 Balance in treasury at close of business, December 24, 1921, $73,384.98 ms appears from the books of said County Treasurer. We find said treasurer in the possession of funds covering said balance dn kind and amounts as follows:: Cash in fe and drawer ............................................................................ $ 128..99 Cash items, checks, money orders .......................................................... 728.54 Deposited in First National Bank, Ortonville ..................................... 10,638.40 Deposid in First National Bank, Clinton .......................................... 3,160.40 I)eposited in First National Bank, Graceville ...................................... 4,718.60 Deposited in Big Stone County Bank, GraceviUe ................................ 5,509.17 5Jepesited in First National Bank, Beardsley ...................................... 4,369.82 -:3[eposited in Citizens National Bank, Ortonvitle ...... : ......................... 10,496.91  =T)ccsited in Clinton State Bank, Clinton .............................................. 2,811.47 .Lted in First State Bank, Odessa .................................................. 3,278.28 :,u;osited in Farmers & Merchants State Bank, Correll .................. 4,147.74 Deposited in Citizens State Bank, Beardsley ........................................ 3,859.04 ]Deposited in Farmers & Merchants State Bank, Odessa .................... 6,095.23 Deposited in Barry State Bank, Barry .................................................... 2,613.59 Deposited in Ortonville State Bank, Ortonville .................................... 1,853.02 Deposited in Johnson State Bank, Johnson .............................................. 2,534.17 JDeposited in Graceville State Bank, Graeeville .................................. 6,441.61 Total Funds ............ : ....................................... '. .................................... $ 73,384.98 Re-tfully submitted this 30th day of December, 1921, NELS LUNDBERG, Chairman, County Board and Board of Audit. A. V. RANDALL,. County Auditor. HAYDEN FRENCH, Clerk, District Court, and Clerk of Board of Audit. Upon motion by Commissioner Geenty, seconded by Commissioners Steen, the following reports of fees received by the various county officials for the year 1921 were accepted by the Board: A. Vl Randall, County Auditor .................................................................... $2,733.75 W. T. Utley, County Treasurer .................................................................. 2,504.55 Hayden French, Clerk of Court .................................................................... 2,000.00 i B. Hudson, Judge of Probate .................................................................. 1,622,50 John Gowan, Sheriff and Jailor .................................................................... 2,500.64 Martha M. Rothwell, Superintendent of Schools ...................................... 1.700.00 BL Sturges, Register of Deeds ................................................................ 3,003.20 Ray G. Farrington, County Attorney ................... . .................................... 1,200.00 R. B. Hudson, Court Commissioner ............................................................ 12.00 R. R. Karn, Coroner .......... :: ............................. : ............................................ 89.80 Jelm F. Geenty, Commissioner, 1st District ............................................ 395.00 K. G. Knudson, Commissioner, 2nd District .............................................. 412.20 Ole L Steen, Commissioner, 3rd District .................................................. 362.40 Otto Meyer,, Commissioner, 4th District ................................................... 346.60 Nels Lundberg, Commissioner, 5th District .............................................. 464.00 The application of Edw. S. Lee as lbefore the Board and upon motion zgeut for the MerdLantile State Bank l same was laid upon the table until a of Minneapolis asking for refund, ment t later date. of ]VIortgage Tax paid on certain lands Highway Engineer Engdahl appear- in ]kg . Stone and Chippewa Counties ed before the Board and asked that ]belonging to Fetch Brothers was brot they give him permission to issue par- tial estimates up to 95 per cent for work that has already been comple- ted by the Larkin Construction Com- pany. Moved by Commissioner Geen- ty and seconded by Commissioner Meyer, that said Engineer be allow- ed to issue such estimates for the said Larkin Construction Company. The Financial statement of Big Stone County for the year 1921 was presented by the Auditor and after same had been duly examined by the Board Coramissioner Geenty made a motion that said Financial Statement be accepted. Commissioner Knudson seconded the motion whichi was car- ried. County bills were allowed as fol- COUNTY REVENUE Free Press Co., 1922 Assessment books, blanks, etc ................................. $330.55 Miller-Davis Company, 200 Envelopes for Clerk of Court ........................ 2.60 Sec. Blank Printing Company, blanks ............................................................ 2.72 l:hos. E. Caverly, envelopes ............................................................................ 5.25 Poucher Printing Company, blanks ................................................................ 2.56 Win. Mullica, repairs on furnace .................................................................. 428.94 M. E. Chamberiin, surveying outlots im Graceville .................................... 72.38 Burroughs Adding Machine Company, attention to machines .................. 24.051 M. M. Johnson Furniture Company, mirror for courthouse .................... 1.50 Hayden French, serving three days on board of audit .............................. 9.00 A. V. Randall, serving three days on Board of Audit .............................. 9.00 Nels Lundberg, same and mileage ................................................................. 10.60 J. F. Geenty, Commissioner 1st District, mileage, Jaunary 3 .................. 4.00 K. G. Knudson, Commissioner 2nd District, mileage, January 3 ............ 5.20 i Ole I. Steen, Commissioner 3rd District, mileage, January 3 . ................. 1.80 Nels Lundberg, 5th District, mileage, January 3 ........................................ " 1.60 COUNTY POOR Kollitz Mercantile Company, merchandise for P. Johnson ....................... $ 3.98 Kollitz Mercantile Company, merchandise for Bob Banks ...................... 19.54 Pioneer Store Co-operative Co., merchandise for Mrs. E. A. Bell ........ 26.94 Pioneer Store Co-operative Co., merchandise for Chas. Leer .................. 15.00 Pioneer Store Co-operative Co., merchandise for Mrs. J. Karsten ...... 15.00 Ortonville Elevator & Milling Company, fuel for Mrs. E. A. Bell .......... 26.65 Mrs. J. H. Ehrnst, care of Anna A. Schoenrock .......................................... 15.00 State Sanatorium, Bed and treatment for Ervin Gauer for Dec. 1921.. 44.15 St. Joseph's Home, care of B. Benalkin and Casper Brenchen, Septem- ber 27 to December 27 .................................................  ............................ 123.75 Dr. C. LOUver, medical attend'race of Win. Dwyer ................................ 27.00 Western Minnesota Hospital, room and care of Win. Dwyer, 13 days 47.50 Olson Bros. Co., merchandise for E. R. Hewitt family .............................. 30.00 Dr. Otto Bergan, medical attendance for Mrs. Hewitt ............................ 17.00 M. M. Johnson Furniture Company burial expenses for Chas. Leet ........ 50.00 ROAD AND BRIDGE Steinke-Seidl Lumber Company, lumber, tile and lath .............................. 81.05 Robert MacMurphey, assisting engineer, December 22 to January 3 ...... 40.00 Walter Elms, assisting engineer, November 25 to January 3 .................. 103.25 Ortonville Foundry, drag blades, iron stakes, etc ..................................... 32.35 Upon motion Board adjourned. Date of next meeting is February 7, 1922. ...... :4. V. RANDALL, Clerk of Board. Notice of Mortgage Forclosure Sale. Notice is hereby given that default has been made in the conditions of a certain mortgage bearing date the first day of March, 1920, executed by John Sterling and Minnie Sterling, his wife, as mortgagors to J. Arthur Matthews, mortgagee, and recol<led in the office of the Register of Deeds of Big Stone County, Minnesota, on the 3rd day of March, 1920, at 9 o'clock a. m., in Book 54 of Mortgages on page 20, which said mortgage was given to secure the pay, ment of $11,- 000,00 with interest thereon at 6 per- cent per annum payable annually, and whereas it is provided in said mort- gage that in case of default in the payment of the principal or interest. secured by said mortgage or the taxes assessed against said premises as the same becomes due the same shall con- stitute a default in the conditions of said mortgage and leave the same sub- ject to forclosure, and in case of de- fault that the holder of said mort- gage may declared the whole sum due and payable. And that the said de- fault among other things consists in the failure to pay the taxes levied and assessed against the property covered by said mortgage and herein- after described for the year 1920, aml the penalty has attached thereto and there was due for such unpaid taxes so in default on the 3lst day of De- cember, 1921, the sum of $256.04, which has been paid by the mortgagee and there is now due and unpaid upon said mortgage, taxes, principal and in- terest in the sum of $11,813.34, and no action has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover said sum or any part thereof, pursuant to the sta- Now therefore, tute in such case made and provided, said mortgage will be foreclosed and the premises therein described and covered by said mortgage, namely, the Southeast quarter (SE) and the Southwest quarter (SW) of Section Thirty (30), Township one hundred twenty-three (123), North of Range Forty-seven (47), West, in Big Stone county, Minnesota, will be sold at pub- lic auction by the Sheriff of said coun. ty on the 4tb day of March, 1922, at the front door of the Court House in the city of Ortonville, Big Stone coun- ty, Minnesota, at 10 o'clock a. m. 01 that day, or so much thereof as shall be necessary to satisfy the amount that shall then be due on said mort- age together with interest and taxes naid including the expense of this foreclosure together with attorneys' fees of $75.00 as provided by statute, I subject to redemption within one year I from the date of sale. [ J. ARTHUR MATTHEWS, I Mortgagee. I CLIFF & PURCELL, Attorneys fo Mortgagee. Dated January 5, 1922. First Pub. Jan. 5, 6wl i SHERIFF'S SALE NOTICE. LEGAL NOTICES , STATE OF MINNESOTA, County of Big Stone---ss. District Court. $5 Portrait Free In order to be doing something dur- ing these dull times, we will make you a 14x20 oval $5.00 portrait FREE. We want you to show it to your friends and advertise our work. All we ask of you--send us 95c to pay for postage and boxing and we will send the portrait prepaid, free. Mail your photos, with 95c. Give us a trial. No frame catchbuy your frame where you please. We copy anything and everything. Money back if not pleased. *35-4 PALM ART CO. Hastings, Neb. Bessie E. Christenson, Plaintiff. against Daniel H. McGee and Emma V. Mc- Gee, Defendants. Notice is hereby given, that by vir- tue of an execution to me directed and delivered, and now in my hands, issued out of the District Court, six- teenth ,udicial District, state of Min- nesota, in and for the county of Big Stone, upon a judgment rendered in said Court in favor of Bessie E. Chris- tenson and against Daniel H. McGee and Emma V. McGee, I have levied upon the following described real es- tate of said defendant, to-wit: The South Half (S) of Section Four- teen (14), Township One Hundred Twenty-three( 123), Range Forty- seven (47), Big Stone County, Minne- cember 22, 1921. sota. JOHN GOWAN, And that I shall, on Saturday, the Sheriff of Big llth day of February A. D. 1922, at County, the hour of 10:00 o'clock a. m. of A. B. KAERCHER, said day at the front door of the Plaintiff's Attorney. Court House in the city of Ortonville, First 5*ab. 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