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COMMISSIONERS&apos; PROCEEDINGS. Spatial Semdor Auditor's SMog, April 18, 19. Meeting called to order by Chair. man Lunaberg; all members of Board present. Minutes of meeting of March 15th were read and upon motion they were approved as read. The following applications for re- ductions in taxes were recommended fo the State Tax Commission: Emma Freeman--Reduction in R. :E. tax on SEA of Sac. 30-122-45. H. W. Palm--Reduction in Personal Prop7 ,rty mx in city of Ottorifle. J. W. Shepherd -- Reduction i n Personal Co. Hastings, assessor Foster j.Twp.,W, same ........................... 6.30 Hippie, assessor Big Stone Twp., same .................. 4.80 Oscar A. Olson, assessor Often- Vflle Twp., same ........ : ............. 5.00 L. S. Hanson, assessor Arti- choke Twp., same .................. 6.00 R. J. Rand, assessor Odessa Twp., same .............................. 4.80 A. C. Anderson, assessor Or- .tonville Twp., same .............. 4.10 R. E. Homer, assessor Grace- ville Village, same .................. 6.00 L. A. Larson, assessor Clinton Village, same .......................... 5.30 Wm. Roberts, services procur- ing delegate election ballots for Graceville Twp ............... 1.50 Property tax in village of Correll. Fred F. Wulff, carrying re- Mrs. Rose Lannen---Cancellation of turns for Moonshine Twp., 1.00 moneys and credits tax, Ottovilla E. N. Canfield, precttring bal- wp. lots for Malta Twp ............... 1.20 A letter from Edw. Gettnmn, Adju- _T p Role n ,'-n, -* .... tnt, Jesse Peele Post No. 29 for Malta Twp ....................... 4.00 Gracevflle, Minn.t.amng" z?r an  I Abel Steen, carrying returns propriation xor Memonat /Jay, w.as,! for Almond Twp .................... 1.00 read and u on mtion same was jam  7. m,, r ..,.......,.,,.. ,.u^+. on the table until the.next meeting of for Pri'r v ........................ . 2:60 .the County Commissioners._ _n[C" G. Knudson, carrying re- A ler rom the S. w) ] turns for Fesr Twp .......... 20 r Mr  F UUtl ano mso "n +v  .... -,, :sp. o t .. - ..... .,,__ T niD. n. onus, proeunng Dall0 :notice from the sala ae eu z "i nd ,,,,.,.,..,- +,,--,o ^- u;. :specter reqmring tne oun.y oara Stone Twp ............................... 4.80 to appoint two local weea in.sped.r, Grant Nelson, carrying elec- was read and after some discussion tion returns for Stray Twp. 3.00 the Commissioners decided to call for Chas. Kraft, procuring ballots bids to be opened on the 16th of May,, .and 'motion to this effect was made I for Akron Twp., . ................... 1.10 R. Menzel, procuring election :by Commissioner Mayors and secona- ballots for Odessa Twp ....... 1.00 ed by Commissioner nuason ann up- Aug. Pansch, Jr., carrying elec- @n .being put to a vote was carried, tion returns for Odessa Twp. 2.40 Upon ,motion by Commissioner Fred Saeger, carrying election Knudson seconded by Commissioner returns for Ortonville, 2nd. Geenty $15,000 was transferred from ward .......................................... 1.10 ;the General Ditch Fund to the County E. Scheibe, same, 1st ward ...... 1.00 Poor Fund. A.W. Bruers, procuring ballots Mr. O. M. Osen, florist, appeared and carrying returns for 'before the Board regarding the trees Graceville Village .................. 2.20 and shrubs which he planted in the County Poor. Court House yard last year and for  Dr. D. M. O'Donnell, medical OITOKTIu.u I'NDIPIXDIXT T BANK STATEMENTS I @ @ Statement of the condition of FAR- MERS AND MERCHANTS STATE BANK OF OdesSa, Minn,, at the close of business on April 7th, 1922. Resources. Loans and discounts .......... $232,775.65 Overdrafts ............................ 201.17 Banking house, furniture and nxtures ..................... 4,600.00 Cheeks & drafts in transit 17.71 Due from other banks .................. $6,979.70 Cash on hand ........ 1,043.21 Cur ........... $670.00 Gold .......... 155.00 Silver ........ 187.20 Other ........ 31.01 Total cash assets ................ 8,022.91 Checks and cash items ........ 500.10 Paid out for-exPenses, etc., in excess of earnings ...... 767.13 Bonds borrowed ................. 10,700.00 TOTAL .............................. $25784.67 Liabilities. Capital stock ...................... $ 25,000,00 Surplus fund ........................ 4,000.00 Notes rediscounted and bills payable (including cer- tificates for money bor- rowed) .............................. 62,878.90 Deposits subject to check ........ $ 45,793.16 Cashier's checks 1,526.80 Total Immediate liabilties ........ 47,319.96 Time certificates 89,135.81 Total Deposits....$136,455.77 136,455.77 War Finance Loan ............ 18,550.00 Bonds Borrowed .................. 10,700.00 TOTAL .. ....................... $257,584.67 Amt. of re'sr--ve on hand....$ 8,022.91 Amt. reserve required by law 11,060.19 STATE OF MINNESOTA, County of Big Stone---ss. SUMMONS. :TATE OF MINNESOTA. County of Big Stomv-m IN DISTRI(Yr COURT Sixteenth Judicial District Farmerl & Merchants Sta Bank of Odea. a orporatton. Plaintiff, vs. Emil W. Johnson and Hrry T. Johnson. Defendante. THE STATE OF MINNESOTA TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS: You, and each of you. are lreby sum- monad and required to nswer the comlaint of the plaintiff In the above entitl ation, which is on file with the Clerk of the above named Court, and to serve espy of your answer to the said omplaint on the sub- scriber, at his office in the city of artsvilla in the CounW of Big Stone, within twenty days after mtrviml of this summons upon you. excitmive of the da of such serviee, and if you fail to nswar the said complaint within the time aforesaid, the plaintiff in this action will. upon meh failure, taka Judgment against the defendnte In the sum of $1J81.50 with interest thereon since the 28th dsy of Sptam. her. 1921. together with plaintiff's ts and disbursamante berlin. Dated April 13th. 1922, W. C. PRBUS. Plaintiff's Attbrn, Ortonvill, Minn. (]Plret Pub. April 15 w) SUMMONS. STATE OF MINNESOTA. Cotmty of Ble Ston-- IN DISTRICT COURT Sixteenth Judicial District Farmers & Merchants State Bank of Odemm. a Corporation. Plaintiff. vs. Emil W. Johnson. Defendant You are hereby summoned and rluired to answer the complaint of the plaintiff in the above entitled action, which complaint is on file with tha Clerk of the above named Court and to serve a espy of your answer to the said complaint on the suh'riber, at his office in the city of Ortonville. in the County of Big Stone. within tweRty days after service of this Summons upon you, exclusive of the day of such service, and if you fail to answer the said complaint within the time aforesaid, the plaintiff in this action will. upon such failure take judgment against the defendant for the sum of $25.00 with interest thereon since the 22nd day of March. 1921, and in the sum of $39.25 with interest thereon since the 29th day of April, 1921. and tn the sum of $25.00 with iuterest thereon since the 5th day of June. 1921, and in the sum of $35.57 with interest thereon since the 25th day of June. 1921, and in the sum of $59.17 with interest thereon since the 1st day of September, 1920. and in ORDER LIMITING TIME TO FIL CLIM AND FOR HK&RING THEREON. N4inb, af Carolina GJenldd. STATE OF MINNESOTA, County of Big Stoma. In Prebate Court. In the matter of the tte of Caroline Gjengdahl, dbnt. Letters of administration this day havig n granted to Nicolal E. Gjanlahl. it is orred that tha time within which all edit- ors of tim above named decedent may pre- sant claims against his estate in this Court, be, d the same hereby is. limited to six months from and after the date hereof ; and that Monday, the 16th day of October, 1922. at 10:O0 o'clock a. m.. in the Probate Court Rooms at the Court House at the City of Or- tonvills. In said County. be gnd the same hereby is. fixed and appointed as the time ami place for hearing upon and tha examina. tion, adjustment and allowance of roeh claims as shall bo prmmntmi within the time afora- said. notice hereof he given by the pulAloa- tion of this order in tl Ortonvilla Indepon- dent as provided by law. Dated April 12. 1922. - R. B. HUDSON, (Seal) Judge of Probate. (Ftret Pub. April 15 ) SUMMONS. STATE OF MINNESOTA. County of Big Ston-- IN DISTRICT COURT Sixteenth Jud/ciai District Farmers & Merchants State Bank of Odsa. a Corporation. Plaintiff. vs. Harry T. Johnson, Dofen&mt. You are hereby summoned nd requ/red to answer the oompla/nt of the plaintiff In the above entitled action, which oomplaint la on file with the Clerk of the above named Court, and to serve a copy of your answer to the said complaint on the subseriher, at his office in the city of Ortonville, in the County of Big Stone. within twenty days after service of this Summons upon you, exclusive of the day of such service, and if you fail to answer the said complaint within the time aforemdd, the plaintiff in this action will, upon such failure. take judgment against the defendant for the sum of $595.00 with interest thereon Mnee the 28th day of September, 1921. and the sum of $5.00 with interest thereon since March 1. 1921, and the sum of $14.24 with interest thereon since the 21st day of February, 1921, together with plaintiff's costs and disburse- ments therein. Dated April 13, 1921. W. C, PREUS. Plaintiff's Attorney, Ortonville, Minn. {First Pub. April 13 3w) which he has had but part payment, attendance for P. Johnson .... 29.50 We, Heman Gloege, president, and After discussing the matter the Board Dr. D. M. O'Donnell, same, Er- H. Menzel, cashier, of the above decided tha some of the trees be re- nest Magnuson ...... : ................. 8.00 named bank, do solemnly swear that shoved and commissioner Geenty made l Dr. D. M. O'Donnell, same, the above statement is true to the a motion that nine of the small trees Mrs. E. R. Bell. ....................... 4.00 best of our knowledge and belief. n the south side of the courthouse Dr. D. M. O'Donnell, same, HERMAN GLOEGE, President. e removed. Motion seconded by Chas. Leer ................................ 20.00 H. MENZEL, Cashier. I ,Commissioner Meyrs and upon being Dr . j. D. Wier, same, Ed. Correct Attest:J. Shellenbarger, put to a vote Commissioners Geenty, Sehoenrock family ................ 31.50 Wm. H. Mueller. the sum of $34.83 with interest thereon since the 1st day o September, 1920, and in the sum of $126.76 with interest thereon since the 10th day of January, 1920, and in the sum of $182.00 with interest thereon since the 19th day of December, 1919. with attorney's fees of $50.00 for collecting the same, together with plaintiff's costs and disbursements there- in. Dated April 13th. 1922. W. C. PREUS. Plaintiff's Attorney, Knudson and Meyers voted Aye and Steen voted No. Motion carried. A delegation representing the Farm Bureau appeared before ,the Com missioners and asked for an appro- priation of: $1,400.00 towards paying the salary of an agricultural agent for he year beginning July 1, 1922. There being considerable opposition present and after discussing the mat- er fully Commissioner Geenty made t motion that the matter be l'aid on the table until the next meeting of the Board. Motion seconded by Commis- sioner Meyers and upon being put to : vote Commissioners Geenty, Steen, :and Meyers voted "Yes" and Commis- missioner Knudson voted" No," where- b said motion was carried. 'Commissioner Geenty offered the following resolution and moved its doption: Dr. C. I. Oliver, same, Wm. Dwyer ........................................ 79.50 Western Minnesota Hospital room & care of Wm. Dwyer 36.00 Ortonville Evangelical Hospital room and care of Chas. Leet 15.00 Same, room and care of E. Magnuson ................................ 28.00 Otter Tail Co. Sanatorium, care and treatment, Mrs. John Betts for Feb. and Mar., 1922 103,25 Minn. State Sanatorium, board and treatment, Ervin Gauer March ........................................ 44.15 St. Joseph's Home, Board and care of B. Benalkin and Cas- per Brenchen, December 27, 1921 to March 27, 1922 .......... 119.41 Franciscan Convent. bord of Mrs, R. Belt, January 21 to April 21 .................................... 61.00 Kollitz Mere. Co., Mdse. for Ortonville. Minn. Subscribed and swvrn to before me (First Pub. April 13 3w) this 15th day of April 1922. . LEONARD KOLLITZ, Notary Public. Order for Hearing on Petition for Set- (Seal) lig Stone County, Minn. tlement of Account and on Petition My commissidn expires June 19, 1927. NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS. Sealed proposals will be received by the County of Big Stone at the office of the County Auditor, Ortonville, Minnesota, until 10 o'clock a. m., on May 16, 1922, for the construction of the following road jobs: Job No. 2201--State Road No. 6. Length 4 miles (north of Correll')in- cluding the following approximate quantities: (a) Grading: Excavation, 22,000 C. Y.; Overhaul, 10,000 C. Y.; Monolithic Culvert, 110x8x24; 1---4x4x24; Port- for Discharge of Executor or Ad- mhdstratrix. STATE OF MINNESOTA, County of Big Stone. In Probate Court. In the matter of the estate of Edward Odden, deceased. On receiving and filing the petition of Josephine Odden representing, among other things, that she is the ad- ministratrix of the estate of the above named decedent, arl that she has fully administered said estate and filed her final account thereof; and praying that a time and place be fixed for hearing said petition, the examination and al- lowance of said account, and the mak- ing and filing of the final decree of NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE. Whereas, default has Dean made in the terms and conditions of a certain mortgage bearing date the 12th day of July, 191S, made, executed and delivered by Andrew D. O'Brien and May O'Br/en. his wife, of the County of Big Stone and state of Minnesota. as mort- gagors.# to the Merchants Trust and Savings Bank, h corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of Minnesota and having its place of business iu Saint Paul Minnesota, as mortgagee, to secure the pay- ment of the sum of Five Thousand and no- 100 Dollars ($5,000) and interest thereon a the rate of six per cent (6 per cent) per an- num, according to the terms and conditions of a certain promissory note made and exe- cuted by said Andrew D. O'Brien and May O'Brien, his wife, to said Merchants Trust and Savings Bank, and in said mortgage fully described, which said mortgage was duly filed for record in the office of the Register of Deeds in and for the County of Big Stone and State of Minnesota on the 21st day of July,, 1919, at 10:00 o'clock a. m.. and was duly recorded in said office in Book 53 of Mort- gages, on Page 355, and Whereas. said mortgagors have failed and refused to pay the instalment in the of Fifteen Hundred Dollars ($1.509) which became due and payable on said note on the first day of March. 1921, ve the sum of Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) was paid to ap- ply thereon: and have lso failed and refused to pay the instalment in the sum of Fifteen Hundred Dollars ($1,500) which became due and payable on said note on the first of March, 1922: and have also failed and refused to Be it resolved that the portions of ;State Roads as enumerated below and .covered'by plans numbered as shown, e constructed according to said pla,. under the supervision of the Hif , :Engineer, and that the Auditor advcr- tise for' proposals to be received a" 10:00 v'clock a. m., on May 16, 1922 fief the construction of said work ac cording to said plans: State Road No. 6--Job 201. Ste.Poad No. 8--Job 2202. Stafo Road No. &-Job 2203. State Road No. 2--Job 2204. State Road No. 3--Job 2205. State Road No. 2--Job 2206. Motion was seconded by Commis- sioner Meyers and upon being put to a vote was carried unanimously. A committee representing the Big Stone Fair Association appeared be- fore the Board and asked that they appropriate $3,000.00 to the County Fair this year, $2,000.00 of this ap- propriation asked for to be used to- wards suitable barns. The above matter was duly con- dered by the Board but no action aken at this time as the Commission- ers wi.shed to investigate the matter thoroly beforemaking any appropri- ation whatever. County bills were allowed as fol- +|ows: County Revenue. Free Press Co. 1922 tax lists, Mimes. Stencils, etc ............. $208,70 Miller-Davls Co., blanks and envelopes .................................. 12.34 E. R. Williams Stationery Co., Case adding roach., paper and pencils .............................. 13.15 St 15. Bk. & Stationery Co, 1 ream State H. S. Board Exam. +paper ............................ 3.49 Louis F: 0.ow Co., 1 ream State Board H. S. Exam paper & blanks ........................................ 6.11 See. B+ank & Printing Co}, Audtor's Warrant Regis and Carts. re}" Clerk of Co 98.80 Maude Desks, correcting state exam., papers and express charge on same ...................... 19.8 A. H. Sturges, Reg. of Deeds, Recording Treas. Bond ........ 1.00 John Gowan. expense of sheriff summoning jurors .................. 8.94 J. D. l%ss & Co., material and labor--repairs ....................... 8.90 Lakeview  Feed & Mill Co., grass seed .................... : ........... 2.65 orto nville Elevator'S" & Milling Co., fuel for courthouse ........ 207.70 Haumuer Bros., hauling ashes from courthouse ...................... 1.00 -S. A. lar{-, Elec. light bulbs, ockets etc .............................. 44.95 J. F. Geentv, Com'r. 1st Dist., Dist., same " 5.20 Ole I. 8teen, Com'r. 3rd Dist., Same ....................................... 1.80 Neid Lundberg, Com'r. 5th Dist., .rome .............................. 1.60 E. A. Smith. assessor Browns Vai'+ev Twp., Mileage and per. tim., :,Atecling meeting March 20 ................................ 7.0C Wm. },!..:d. as or Grace- vi]]e Two., same .................. 5.80 -rm. Flemming, assessor Moonshine Twp., same ........ 6.80 A. W. Carlson, assessor Malta Twp. ame ............................... 6.20 R. D. Mminson, assessor Al. mend Twp., same .................. 5.00 :Ed. Spalinger, assessor +PHor Twp., same .............................. 4.95 Bob Banks ............. ................. 2.73 Pioneer Store Co-op. Co., Mdse. for Mrs. J. Karsten ................ 30.00 "ame, Mdse. for Mrs. E. A. Bell 15A5 .. D. Saiverson, Mdse, for E. R. Hewitt family .................. 41.49 - nard Jensen, Mdse. for Wm. Dvyer farrfily .......................... 29.00 .rowe Bros. & Cregan, Mdse. for Dick Rickmoto fmily ...... 15.00 M. Madsen, milk for D. Dwyer family (3 months) ................ 16.82 Mrs. Ann Mellon, house rent for Mrs. J. Karsten for Feb. and 20 days in March " 16.50 Mrs. B. Banalkin, care of Anna Sehoenrock and baby ............ 38.00 Hausauer Bros:, hauling fuel for Bob Banks ........................ 2.00 Upon motion by Commissioner Mey- era, seconded by Commissioner Geen- ty, the bill of A. H. F. Grosenick for shoes for Bob Banks was disallowed and that of S. E. Leenay for house rent for Wm. Dwyer family in the amount of $45.00 for the months of January, February and March was al- lowed at $36.00. Road and Bridge. F. W. Engdahl, expenses as highway engineer, March 15 to April 15 .............................. 36.96 Robert MacMurphey, assisting engineer, March 15 to April 14 inclusive ............................ 137.50 Walter Elms, assisting engin- eer March 15 to April 17, in- elusive ...................................... 79.80 W a I t e r Schmidt, checking .gravel, state project 28-26 .... 20.40 Upon motion Board adjourned. Date of next meeting is May 16, 1922. A, V. RANDALL, Clerk of Board. i  LEGAL NOTICES l ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR SETTLEMENT OF ACCOUNT AND ON PETITION FOR DISCHARGE OF EXECUTOR OR ADMINISTRATOR STATE OF MINNESOTA. County of Big Stone. In Probate Court. In the matter of the estate of Albert Zahrbock, deceased. On receiving and filing th petition of Eme]ie Zahrbock, representing, among other hings, that she is the admlnistratrix of the ,.state of the above amed decedent, and that he has fully admiistered said estate and filed "cr final accoum thereof; and praying that a time aid place be fixed for+hcaring said peti- tion, the examination and allowance of said account, and the making and Piling of the :inl &mree of distribution of said estate: and .he a further time and place be fixed for the tearing of said petition for the discharge of aid administratrix, together with the sure- tbes on her bond. It is ordered that said petition for the :amination and allowance of said final de. .mm and the filing of the final decree in said matter be heard ac the Probate Court Silica in the Court House at the City of Or- mvH!e, i said Cnunty of Big Stone, on Monday, the 8th day of May A. D., 1922, at [0:00 e'clock in the fbtnoon of said day. 'It "is further ordered that said petition for .be discharge of aid admintstratrix, together ":th tim sureties on her bond be heard at t: Probat Court office at the Court House; in the City of Ortonville/in said County of  :>,t,. on Monday, the 8th day of May A. D. 1922, at 19:00 o'clock in the forenoon of aid day; a which time and place said ad- distratrix of said estate wilt be allowed o mke proof that she hs complied with said a! decree and with all the orders of this :ourt in said matter, and all persona inter- :sted will be beard for and against said dis- +kare of said administratrix'and the sureties on her bond. It is further ordered that notlce hereof be iven to all parties iereted by publishing his order. nee in each week, for three suc- eavo we<,ks, Drier to said day above speci- fled for the examination of said final account n the Ortonville Independent, a weekly news- tmper, printed nnd published at the city of Ortonville, in aid County and State. Dated April 12 A. D. 1922. By the Court R. B+ HUDSON, (Seal) Judge of Probate, (First Pub, April 15 3w) able Culverts, 240'-12" (b) Graveling: 4 miles, 4,000 C. Y. Job No. 2202--State Road No. 8- Length 1 mile (north of Jvhnson) Ap- proximate quantities: (a) Grading: Excavation, 3,950 C. Y.; Overhaul, 4,400 C. Y.; Portable Culverts, 84'-12", 35'-15". (b) Graveling: 1 mile, 1,000 C. Y. Job No. 2203--State Road qo. 4.-- Length 3.84 miles (east of Ortonville) Approximate quantities: (a) Grading: Excavation, 17,800 C. Y.; Overhaul, 9,540 C. Y.; Portable juJverts, 220'-12"; 226'-15"; 45'-18"; 70'-24." (b) Graveling: 4,000 C. Y. Job No. 2204.State Road No. 2. (west of Clinton). Gra#eling, 4 Mi., 4,000 C. Y. Job No. 2205.State Road No. 3.-- (northeast from Graceville) 2 mile. (a) Grading: Excavation, 4,500 C. Y.; Overhaul, 7,500 C. Y.; Portable Culverts, 200'-12". (b) Graveling: 2,000 C. Y. Job No. 2206.--State Road No. 2.-- (south from Beardsley) Graveling, 3Ys miles, 3,500 C. Y. Separate bids should be submitted for grading and graveling on the re- spective jobs. Plans and specica- tions may be exdned at the office of the County Auditor, Ortonville, Minn., or at the office of the Highway Department, St. Paul. Bids mAst be accompanied by a certified check or bidder's bond payable to the County Treasurer, for at least 5 per cent of the amount of the proposal. The right is 'reserved to reject any or all bids apd to waive any defects. A. V. RANDALL, County Auditor, Ortonville, Minn. (First Pub: April 20 3w) Echoes of Army Days.--Hundreds of tents on the shores of Lake Pepin will bring back to Legionaires who attend the First District Legion Con- vention at Lake City in June, mem- ories of arrdy days. A steamboat h been leased for joy ride--to please the gobs. Out a Ortonville, Minn., on beautiful Big Stone Lake, Legion- aires are preparing to entertain the Seventh District Legion Convention. Mankato will be host to the Second District Summer meeting. N e w Prague is gomg the limit to welcome Third District buddies at the June Convention. The Ninth will eet at Ado in July; the Tenth met last week at Pine City; the Fourth, Fifth, and Eighth meet regularly once each month. A tri-comty Legion conven- tion for posts in Washington, Dakota and Scott counties of the Third Dis- trict was set for April 27th, at South St. Paul. "Mr. Brazil Talking." A party at Gregory, S. D., came into the telephone office and called a fall number at Burke. When the party answered, the operator asked, "Is this Chestnut 7217" The party replied, "No, but diss is his ladder." --THE INDEPENDENT IS $2.00 YEAR--AND WORTH IT. distribution of said estate; and that a further time and place be fixed for the hearing of said petition" for the discharge of said administratrix; to- gether with the sm'eties on her bond. It is ordered, that said petition for the examination and allowance of said final account and the filing of the final decree in said matter be heard at the Probate Court Office in the Court HOuse at the City of Ortonville, in said County of Big Stone, on Monday, pay the instalment of interest in the sum of Two Hundred Seventy Dollars ($270.00) which became due and payable on said note in said mortgage described on the said firs day of March, 1922. and said Merehmt Trust and Savings Bank, pursuant to the provisions of said note and soft,rage, has elected, and tles tmrcby elect, to dec|are all sums evidenced by said note. together with all accrued interest to be due and payable, and there is claimed to be due and is due on aid mortgage at the date of this notice the sum of Four Thou- sand Five Hundred Dollars ($4,500) and int- erest thereon at the rate of six per cent (6 per cent) per annum from the first daY of March. 1921, which interest at the date of bi ntice amounts to Two Hundred Eighty- the 22nd day of May A. D. 1922 at eight Dollars ($288.00) and also the sum of .1.0 o'clock in the forenoon of said day. uventy-iive Dollars ($'/5.00) attorney's fees, as It iS further ordered that said peti- prey!dad for tn said mortgage, and no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or tion for the discharge of said udmin- in equity to recover the debt secured by said istratrix, together with the sureties on mortgage, or any part thereof, save that a her bond be heard at the Probate claim has been filed in the Probate Cou of Big Stone County. Minnesota, against the es- Court office at the Court House, in tate of Andrew D. O'Brlen, leeeased, on ac- the City of Ortnville, in said Courty of Big Stone, on Monday the 22nd day of May A. D. 1922 at 10 o'clock in the forenoon of said day; at whieh time and place said administratrix of said estate will be allowed to make proof that she has complied with said final decree and with all the orders of this Court in said matter, and all persons interacted will be heard for and against said discharge of said ad- ministratrix and the sureties on her bond. It is further ordered, that notice hereof be given to all parties interest- ed by publishing this oder, once in each week, for three successive weeks prior to said day above specified for the examination of said final accouter, in the Ortonville Independent, a week- ly newspaper, printed and published at the city of Ortonvitle in said Coun- ty and state. Dated April 25. A. D. 1922. By the Court. (Court Seal) R.B. HUDSON, Judge of Probate. ----  t ' Citation for Hearing On Petition For Administration. STATE OF MINNESOTA, County of Big Stone--ss. In Probate Curt. In the matter of 'the estate of Ign a- tious A. Foeli, decedent. The State of Minnesota to Maud Foell, Danford T. Foell, and Catherine Foell, heirs at law of said deceased and to all peons interested in the estate of said decedent: The petition of Maud F0ell having been filed in this court, representing that'Ignatious A. Foell, then a resident of the County of Big Stone, State of Minnesota, died testate on the 7th day 5f April, 1922, leaving an estate in the County of Big Stone described as follows, to-w/t: Personal prperlly consisting of house- hold good and farm rnachinmT, the whole value thereof not exceeding the stun of $650.00; and the petitioner praying for a final decree of distribu- tion assigning the property of said estate to the persons thereunto en- title(l; and the Court having fixed the time, and pace for hearing said peti- tion. Therefore, you, and each of you, are hereby cited and required to show cause, if any you'have; befvre this court at the Probate Cour Rooms in the Court House, in the Cit of Orton- ville, in the County ,of Big Stone, State of Minnesota, on the 15th (lay of count of said note, but that no part of said claim has been paid and by the 'erms of its proof of claim said mortgagee expressly re- served all its rights under said mortgage. Now, therefore, notice ts hereby glean that un- der and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, and pursuant to the statute in such ease made and provided, the said mortgage will be foreclosed by the sale of the mortgaged premises at public auction by the sheriff|of said County of Big Stone to ihe highest bidder therefor for cas on Tuesday, the 16th day of May, 1922, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon, at the front door of the Court House in the City of Ortonville in the County of Big Stone and State o Minnesota, to satis- fy the amount which will then and there he due on said mortgage for principal and inter- est, together with the costs arid charges of sale, the taxes, if any. on said premises and said Seventy-five Dollars ($75.00) for attorney's feeS, said mortgaged premises so to be sold lying and hefng in the Count}, of Big Stone and State of Minnesota and more parfleular- ly described as follows, to-wit: East Half f Southwest Quarter (E of SW), Southwest Quarter of Northwest Quar- ter (SW/ of NWt), Ita Three (3) and Four (4) ef Section Four (4) : South Half of North Half (S of N)," Lots One (1). Two (2) and Five () of Section Five (5), East Half of Northwest Qmrter (E of NW), Lots One (1), Two () and Three (3), 9f Seetion Nine (9), and that- pgrt of the -- h-out - west Quai'ter of Southwest Qurter (SW of SW]) Section Nine (9) lying north of the railrpsd right of way, all of the foregoing beln in Township One Hundred Twenty-four (124) North, Range Forty-ven (47) West. according to the Government survey thereof, together with and including all land of the meandered lake bed in said sections', township and range, which is appurtenant and belongs to the several lots abeve described abuttinf thereon, all of the above deserihed and above mentioned lands containing 772 acres, more or less. according to the United States Gov- ernment Survey thereof. Dated March 25th. 1922. MERCHANTS TRUST AND SAVINGS BANK, Mortgagee. WALTER E. KUNZE. Attorney for said Mortgagee, Care Merchants Trust and Savings Bank, Saint Paul, Minnesota. (First Pub, Mar. 30 6w) TAX JUDGMENT SALF Pursuant to Real Estate Tax Judg- ment of the District Court, of the County of Big Stone, State of Minne- sota, entered the 25th day of Mrch, A. D., 1922 in proceedings for enforc- ing payment of Taxes ad Penalties upon Real Estate in the County of Big Stone, State of Minnesota, remain- ing delinquent on the first Monday in January, 1922 and the Statutes in such case made and vrovided I shall, on the second Monday, being the 8TH DAY OF MAY, A. D. 1922, at o'clock in the forenoon, at in the Court Huse in the tom,file, and County of Big Minnesota, sell the lands chared with Taxes, Penalties and May, 1922, at 10:00 o'clock a. m., why Costs in said Judgment, ad on which said petition should trot be granted. Taxes shall not have been previously Witness, the Judge of said Court, paid. and the Seal of said Court this 19th Dated at Ottovilla, Minn., this 19th day of April, 1922. day of April A. D. 1922. (Court Seal) R.B. HUDSON, (Seal) A.V. RANDALL, W. C. PREUS Judge of Probate. Auditor of Big Stone AttOrney for Petitioner, 3w) County, Minnesota. (First Pub. April 20 (First Pub. April 20 3w) THURSDAY, T Prusi and Ortonville MVIEYTHfNG ELRCTBICAL Phone 49 for prompt and S. &. EAJLR. Praprloteer. BELVA TEACHER OF FINO AND FOR TRUCK and any hind of light and All Orders Given Ppt Hausauer Bros. PHONE 258 DR. F.W. CRIROPRALrOR D. D. WHITE, D. C,. P[L Spinographer 12-13-14-15.1S Shumaker Ortonville Col. Wm. AUCTIONEER Thirty years' experience. No on your property. Call or write and get in on an earw date, Ortenvill COL. J.+W. Real Estate. Mdiufdisa. Pure and Farn Sales A For dates write me at Graduate of Jones Auction J. A. JOHNSON PIANO TUNING AND PHONES--Res. 194, Furn. Store 88 All Work Guaranteed Ortonville KODAK Prompt, Quality Service. Mmlerate THE REED DR. R.D. OSTEOPATHIC One Block up hill from Stere Vapor-Sulphur Cabinet (For Rheumatism, neuritis F. L. BROWN THE JEWELER Ortonvll|e C. E. SIGLOH fOR I:XPI:RT PHONE 284.L Ortonville JOE BAYER & Of the OrtonvHle Tailoring All kinds of Cleaning and neatly done Suits Made to Order OrtonviHe ELECTRIC SHOP Shoes repaired neatly and Our Work G. A. POWELL. Pr. JOHN SPAN' + l Lilht Haullnl of all  Extras mad Baggp Telephone 287 PAUL Brick Layer gnd Steile Mason and all kinds of Ortonville, Minn. PETERSON & DRAy LINE t Big Stone Lake hone 38 "WILL Experienced Painter Phons 235-L All Work ELMER , "THE WELL DI( Fifteen Correll, You Need We Do Let us get will be TIll COMMISSIONERS' PROCEEDINGS. Spatial Semdor Auditor's SMog, April 18, 19. Meeting called to order by Chair. man Lunaberg; all members of Board present. Minutes of meeting of March 15th were read and upon motion they were approved as read. The following applications for re- ductions in taxes were recommended fo the State Tax Commission: Emma Freeman--Reduction in R. :E. tax on SEA of Sac. 30-122-45. H. W. Palm--Reduction in Personal Prop7 ,rty mx in city of Ottorifle. J. W. Shepherd -- Reduction i n Personal Co. Hastings, assessor Foster j.Twp.,W, same ........................... 6.30 Hippie, assessor Big Stone Twp., same .................. 4.80 Oscar A. Olson, assessor Often- Vflle Twp., same ........ : ............. 5.00 L. S. Hanson, assessor Arti- choke Twp., same .................. 6.00 R. J. Rand, assessor Odessa Twp., same .............................. 4.80 A. C. Anderson, assessor Or- .tonville Twp., same .............. 4.10 R. E. Homer, assessor Grace- ville Village, same .................. 6.00 L. A. Larson, assessor Clinton Village, same .......................... 5.30 Wm. Roberts, services procur- ing delegate election ballots for Graceville Twp ............... 1.50 Property tax in village of Correll. Fred F. Wulff, carrying re- Mrs. Rose Lannen---Cancellation of turns for Moonshine Twp., 1.00 moneys and credits tax, Ottovilla E. N. Canfield, precttring bal- wp. lots for Malta Twp ............... 1.20 A letter from Edw. Gettnmn, Adju- _T p Role n ,'-n, -* .... tnt, Jesse Peele Post No. 29 for Malta Twp ....................... 4.00 Gracevflle, Minn.t.amng" z?r an  I Abel Steen, carrying returns propriation xor Memonat /Jay, w.as,! for Almond Twp .................... 1.00 read and u on mtion same was jam  7. m,, r ..,.......,.,,.. ,.u^+. on the table until the.next meeting of for Pri'r v ........................ . 2:60 .the County Commissioners._ _n[C" G. Knudson, carrying re- A ler rom the S. w) ] turns for Fesr Twp .......... 20 r Mr  F UUtl ano mso "n +v  .... -,, :sp. o t .. - ..... .,,__ T niD. n. onus, proeunng Dall0 :notice from the sala ae eu z "i nd ,,,,.,.,..,- +,,--,o ^- u;. :specter reqmring tne oun.y oara Stone Twp ............................... 4.80 to appoint two local weea in.sped.r, Grant Nelson, carrying elec- was read and after some discussion tion returns for Stray Twp. 3.00 the Commissioners decided to call for Chas. Kraft, procuring ballots bids to be opened on the 16th of May,, .and 'motion to this effect was made I for Akron Twp., . ................... 1.10 R. Menzel, procuring election :by Commissioner Mayors and secona- ballots for Odessa Twp ....... 1.00 ed by Commissioner nuason ann up- Aug. Pansch, Jr., carrying elec- @n .being put to a vote was carried, tion returns for Odessa Twp. 2.40 Upon ,motion by Commissioner Fred Saeger, carrying election Knudson seconded by Commissioner returns for Ortonville, 2nd. Geenty $15,000 was transferred from ward .......................................... 1.10 ;the General Ditch Fund to the County E. Scheibe, same, 1st ward ...... 1.00 Poor Fund. A.W. Bruers, procuring ballots Mr. O. M. Osen, florist, appeared and carrying returns for 'before the Board regarding the trees Graceville Village .................. 2.20 and shrubs which he planted in the County Poor. Court House yard last year and for  Dr. D. M. O'Donnell, medical OITOKTIu.u I'NDIPIXDIXT T BANK STATEMENTS I @ @ Statement of the condition of FAR- MERS AND MERCHANTS STATE BANK OF OdesSa, Minn,, at the close of business on April 7th, 1922. Resources. Loans and discounts .......... $232,775.65 Overdrafts ............................ 201.17 Banking house, furniture and nxtures ..................... 4,600.00 Cheeks & drafts in transit 17.71 Due from other banks .................. $6,979.70 Cash on hand ........ 1,043.21 Cur ........... $670.00 Gold .......... 155.00 Silver ........ 187.20 Other ........ 31.01 Total cash assets ................ 8,022.91 Checks and cash items ........ 500.10 Paid out for-exPenses, etc., in excess of earnings ...... 767.13 Bonds borrowed ................. 10,700.00 TOTAL .............................. $25784.67 Liabilities. Capital stock ...................... $ 25,000,00 Surplus fund ........................ 4,000.00 Notes rediscounted and bills payable (including cer- tificates for money bor- rowed) .............................. 62,878.90 Deposits subject to check ........ $ 45,793.16 Cashier's checks 1,526.80 Total Immediate liabilties ........ 47,319.96 Time certificates 89,135.81 Total Deposits....$136,455.77 136,455.77 War Finance Loan ............ 18,550.00 Bonds Borrowed .................. 10,700.00 TOTAL .. ....................... $257,584.67 Amt. of re'sr--ve on hand....$ 8,022.91 Amt. reserve required by law 11,060.19 STATE OF MINNESOTA, County of Big Stone---ss. SUMMONS. :TATE OF MINNESOTA. County of Big Stomv-m IN DISTRI(Yr COURT Sixteenth Judicial District Farmerl & Merchants Sta Bank of Odea. a orporatton. Plaintiff, vs. Emil W. Johnson and Hrry T. Johnson. Defendante. THE STATE OF MINNESOTA TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS: You, and each of you. are lreby sum- monad and required to nswer the comlaint of the plaintiff In the above entitl ation, which is on file with the Clerk of the above named Court, and to serve espy of your answer to the said omplaint on the sub- scriber, at his office in the city of artsvilla in the CounW of Big Stone, within twenty days after mtrviml of this summons upon you. excitmive of the da of such serviee, and if you fail to nswar the said complaint within the time aforesaid, the plaintiff in this action will. upon meh failure, taka Judgment against the defendnte In the sum of $1J81.50 with interest thereon since the 28th dsy of Sptam. her. 1921. together with plaintiff's ts and disbursamante berlin. Dated April 13th. 1922, W. C. PRBUS. Plaintiff's Attbrn, Ortonvill, Minn. (]Plret Pub. April 15 w) SUMMONS. STATE OF MINNESOTA. Cotmty of Ble Ston-- IN DISTRICT COURT Sixteenth Judicial District Farmers & Merchants State Bank of Odemm. a Corporation. Plaintiff. vs. Emil W. Johnson. Defendant You are hereby summoned and rluired to answer the complaint of the plaintiff in the above entitled action, which complaint is on file with tha Clerk of the above named Court and to serve a espy of your answer to the said complaint on the suh'riber, at his office in the city of Ortonville. in the County of Big Stone. within tweRty days after service of this Summons upon you, exclusive of the day of such service, and if you fail to answer the said complaint within the time aforesaid, the plaintiff in this action will. upon such failure take judgment against the defendant for the sum of $25.00 with interest thereon since the 22nd day of March. 1921, and in the sum of $39.25 with interest thereon since the 29th day of April, 1921. and tn the sum of $25.00 with iuterest thereon since the 5th day of June. 1921, and in the sum of $35.57 with interest thereon since the 25th day of June. 1921, and in the sum of $59.17 with interest thereon since the 1st day of September, 1920. and in ORDER LIMITING TIME TO FIL CLIM AND FOR HK&RING THEREON. N4inb, af Carolina GJenldd. STATE OF MINNESOTA, County of Big Stoma. In Prebate Court. In the matter of the tte of Caroline Gjengdahl, dbnt. Letters of administration this day havig n granted to Nicolal E. Gjanlahl. it is orred that tha time within which all edit- ors of tim above named decedent may pre- sant claims against his estate in this Court, be, d the same hereby is. limited to six months from and after the date hereof ; and that Monday, the 16th day of October, 1922. at 10:O0 o'clock a. m.. in the Probate Court Rooms at the Court House at the City of Or- tonvills. In said County. be gnd the same hereby is. fixed and appointed as the time ami place for hearing upon and tha examina. tion, adjustment and allowance of roeh claims as shall bo prmmntmi within the time afora- said. notice hereof he given by the pulAloa- tion of this order in tl Ortonvilla Indepon- dent as provided by law. Dated April 12. 1922. - R. B. HUDSON, (Seal) Judge of Probate. (Ftret Pub. April 15 ) SUMMONS. STATE OF MINNESOTA. County of Big Ston-- IN DISTRICT COURT Sixteenth Jud/ciai District Farmers & Merchants State Bank of Odsa. a Corporation. Plaintiff. vs. Harry T. Johnson, Dofen&mt. You are hereby summoned nd requ/red to answer the oompla/nt of the plaintiff In the above entitled action, which oomplaint la on file with the Clerk of the above named Court, and to serve a copy of your answer to the said complaint on the subseriher, at his office in the city of Ortonville, in the County of Big Stone. within twenty days after service of this Summons upon you, exclusive of the day of such service, and if you fail to answer the said complaint within the time aforemdd, the plaintiff in this action will, upon such failure. take judgment against the defendant for the sum of $595.00 with interest thereon Mnee the 28th day of September, 1921. and the sum of $5.00 with interest thereon since March 1. 1921, and the sum of $14.24 with interest thereon since the 21st day of February, 1921, together with plaintiff's costs and disburse- ments therein. Dated April 13, 1921. W. C, PREUS. Plaintiff's Attorney, Ortonville, Minn. {First Pub. April 13 3w) which he has had but part payment, attendance for P. Johnson .... 29.50 We, Heman Gloege, president, and After discussing the matter the Board Dr. D. M. O'Donnell, same, Er- H. Menzel, cashier, of the above decided tha some of the trees be re- nest Magnuson ...... : ................. 8.00 named bank, do solemnly swear that shoved and commissioner Geenty made l Dr. D. M. O'Donnell, same, the above statement is true to the a motion that nine of the small trees Mrs. E. R. Bell. ....................... 4.00 best of our knowledge and belief. n the south side of the courthouse Dr. D. M. O'Donnell, same, HERMAN GLOEGE, President. e removed. Motion seconded by Chas. Leer ................................ 20.00 H. MENZEL, Cashier. I ,Commissioner Meyrs and upon being Dr . j. D. Wier, same, Ed. Correct Attest:J. Shellenbarger, put to a vote Commissioners Geenty, Sehoenrock family ................ 31.50 Wm. H. Mueller. the sum of $34.83 with interest thereon since the 1st day o September, 1920, and in the sum of $126.76 with interest thereon since the 10th day of January, 1920, and in the sum of $182.00 with interest thereon since the 19th day of December, 1919. with attorney's fees of $50.00 for collecting the same, together with plaintiff's costs and disbursements there- in. Dated April 13th. 1922. W. C. PREUS. Plaintiff's Attorney, Knudson and Meyers voted Aye and Steen voted No. Motion carried. A delegation representing the Farm Bureau appeared before ,the Com missioners and asked for an appro- priation of: $1,400.00 towards paying the salary of an agricultural agent for he year beginning July 1, 1922. There being considerable opposition present and after discussing the mat- er fully Commissioner Geenty made t motion that the matter be l'aid on the table until the next meeting of the Board. Motion seconded by Commis- sioner Meyers and upon being put to : vote Commissioners Geenty, Steen, :and Meyers voted "Yes" and Commis- missioner Knudson voted" No," where- b said motion was carried. 'Commissioner Geenty offered the following resolution and moved its doption: Dr. C. I. Oliver, same, Wm. Dwyer ........................................ 79.50 Western Minnesota Hospital room & care of Wm. Dwyer 36.00 Ortonville Evangelical Hospital room and care of Chas. Leet 15.00 Same, room and care of E. Magnuson ................................ 28.00 Otter Tail Co. Sanatorium, care and treatment, Mrs. John Betts for Feb. and Mar., 1922 103,25 Minn. State Sanatorium, board and treatment, Ervin Gauer March ........................................ 44.15 St. Joseph's Home, Board and care of B. Benalkin and Cas- per Brenchen, December 27, 1921 to March 27, 1922 .......... 119.41 Franciscan Convent. bord of Mrs, R. Belt, January 21 to April 21 .................................... 61.00 Kollitz Mere. Co., Mdse. for Ortonville. Minn. Subscribed and swvrn to before me (First Pub. April 13 3w) this 15th day of April 1922. . LEONARD KOLLITZ, Notary Public. Order for Hearing on Petition for Set- (Seal) lig Stone County, Minn. tlement of Account and on Petition My commissidn expires June 19, 1927. NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS. Sealed proposals will be received by the County of Big Stone at the office of the County Auditor, Ortonville, Minnesota, until 10 o'clock a. m., on May 16, 1922, for the construction of the following road jobs: Job No. 2201--State Road No. 6. Length 4 miles (north of Correll')in- cluding the following approximate quantities: (a) Grading: Excavation, 22,000 C. Y.; Overhaul, 10,000 C. Y.; Monolithic Culvert, 110x8x24; 1---4x4x24; Port- for Discharge of Executor or Ad- mhdstratrix. STATE OF MINNESOTA, County of Big Stone. In Probate Court. In the matter of the estate of Edward Odden, deceased. On receiving and filing the petition of Josephine Odden representing, among other things, that she is the ad- ministratrix of the estate of the above named decedent, arl that she has fully administered said estate and filed her final account thereof; and praying that a time and place be fixed for hearing said petition, the examination and al- lowance of said account, and the mak- ing and filing of the final decree of NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE. Whereas, default has Dean made in the terms and conditions of a certain mortgage bearing date the 12th day of July, 191S, made, executed and delivered by Andrew D. O'Brien and May O'Br/en. his wife, of the County of Big Stone and state of Minnesota. as mort- gagors.# to the Merchants Trust and Savings Bank, h corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of Minnesota and having its place of business iu Saint Paul Minnesota, as mortgagee, to secure the pay- ment of the sum of Five Thousand and no- 100 Dollars ($5,000) and interest thereon a the rate of six per cent (6 per cent) per an- num, according to the terms and conditions of a certain promissory note made and exe- cuted by said Andrew D. O'Brien and May O'Brien, his wife, to said Merchants Trust and Savings Bank, and in said mortgage fully described, which said mortgage was duly filed for record in the office of the Register of Deeds in and for the County of Big Stone and State of Minnesota on the 21st day of July,, 1919, at 10:00 o'clock a. m.. and was duly recorded in said office in Book 53 of Mort- gages, on Page 355, and Whereas. said mortgagors have failed and refused to pay the instalment in the of Fifteen Hundred Dollars ($1.509) which became due and payable on said note on the first day of March. 1921, ve the sum of Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) was paid to ap- ply thereon: and have lso failed and refused to pay the instalment in the sum of Fifteen Hundred Dollars ($1,500) which became due and payable on said note on the first of March, 1922: and have also failed and refused to Be it resolved that the portions of ;State Roads as enumerated below and .covered'by plans numbered as shown, e constructed according to said pla,. under the supervision of the Hif , :Engineer, and that the Auditor advcr- tise for' proposals to be received a" 10:00 v'clock a. m., on May 16, 1922 fief the construction of said work ac cording to said plans: State Road No. 6--Job 201. Ste.Poad No. 8--Job 2202. Stafo Road No. &-Job 2203. State Road No. 2--Job 2204. State Road No. 3--Job 2205. State Road No. 2--Job 2206. Motion was seconded by Commis- sioner Meyers and upon being put to a vote was carried unanimously. A committee representing the Big Stone Fair Association appeared be- fore the Board and asked that they appropriate $3,000.00 to the County Fair this year, $2,000.00 of this ap- propriation asked for to be used to- wards suitable barns. The above matter was duly con- dered by the Board but no action aken at this time as the Commission- ers wi.shed to investigate the matter thoroly beforemaking any appropri- ation whatever. County bills were allowed as fol- +|ows: County Revenue. Free Press Co. 1922 tax lists, Mimes. Stencils, etc ............. $208,70 Miller-Davls Co., blanks and envelopes .................................. 12.34 E. R. Williams Stationery Co., Case adding roach., paper and pencils .............................. 13.15 St 15. Bk. & Stationery Co, 1 ream State H. S. Board Exam. +paper ............................ 3.49 Louis F: 0.ow Co., 1 ream State Board H. S. Exam paper & blanks ........................................ 6.11 See. B+ank & Printing Co}, Audtor's Warrant Regis and Carts. re}" Clerk of Co 98.80 Maude Desks, correcting state exam., papers and express charge on same ...................... 19.8 A. H. Sturges, Reg. of Deeds, Recording Treas. Bond ........ 1.00 John Gowan. expense of sheriff summoning jurors .................. 8.94 J. D. l%ss & Co., material and labor--repairs ....................... 8.90 Lakeview  Feed & Mill Co., grass seed .................... : ........... 2.65 orto nville Elevator'S" & Milling Co., fuel for courthouse ........ 207.70 Haumuer Bros., hauling ashes from courthouse ...................... 1.00 -S. A. lar{-, Elec. light bulbs, ockets etc .............................. 44.95 J. F. Geentv, Com'r. 1st Dist., Dist., same " 5.20 Ole I. 8teen, Com'r. 3rd Dist., Same ....................................... 1.80 Neid Lundberg, Com'r. 5th Dist., .rome .............................. 1.60 E. A. Smith. assessor Browns Vai'+ev Twp., Mileage and per. tim., :,Atecling meeting March 20 ................................ 7.0C Wm. },!..:d. as or Grace- vi]]e Two., same .................. 5.80 -rm. Flemming, assessor Moonshine Twp., same ........ 6.80 A. W. Carlson, assessor Malta Twp. ame ............................... 6.20 R. D. Mminson, assessor Al. mend Twp., same .................. 5.00 :Ed. Spalinger, assessor +PHor Twp., same .............................. 4.95 Bob Banks ............. ................. 2.73 Pioneer Store Co-op. Co., Mdse. for Mrs. J. Karsten ................ 30.00 "ame, Mdse. for Mrs. E. A. Bell 15A5 .. D. Saiverson, Mdse, for E. R. Hewitt family .................. 41.49 - nard Jensen, Mdse. for Wm. Dvyer farrfily .......................... 29.00 .rowe Bros. & Cregan, Mdse. for Dick Rickmoto fmily ...... 15.00 M. Madsen, milk for D. Dwyer family (3 months) ................ 16.82 Mrs. Ann Mellon, house rent for Mrs. J. Karsten for Feb. and 20 days in March " 16.50 Mrs. B. Banalkin, care of Anna Sehoenrock and baby ............ 38.00 Hausauer Bros:, hauling fuel for Bob Banks ........................ 2.00 Upon motion by Commissioner Mey- era, seconded by Commissioner Geen- ty, the bill of A. H. F. Grosenick for shoes for Bob Banks was disallowed and that of S. E. Leenay for house rent for Wm. Dwyer family in the amount of $45.00 for the months of January, February and March was al- lowed at $36.00. Road and Bridge. F. W. Engdahl, expenses as highway engineer, March 15 to April 15 .............................. 36.96 Robert MacMurphey, assisting engineer, March 15 to April 14 inclusive ............................ 137.50 Walter Elms, assisting engin- eer March 15 to April 17, in- elusive ...................................... 79.80 W a I t e r Schmidt, checking .gravel, state project 28-26 .... 20.40 Upon motion Board adjourned. Date of next meeting is May 16, 1922. A, V. RANDALL, Clerk of Board. i  LEGAL NOTICES l ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR SETTLEMENT OF ACCOUNT AND ON PETITION FOR DISCHARGE OF EXECUTOR OR ADMINISTRATOR STATE OF MINNESOTA. County of Big Stone. In Probate Court. In the matter of the estate of Albert Zahrbock, deceased. On receiving and filing th petition of Eme]ie Zahrbock, representing, among other hings, that she is the admlnistratrix of the ,.state of the above amed decedent, and that he has fully admiistered said estate and filed "cr final accoum thereof; and praying that a time aid place be fixed for+hcaring said peti- tion, the examination and allowance of said account, and the making and Piling of the :inl &mree of distribution of said estate: and .he a further time and place be fixed for the tearing of said petition for the discharge of aid administratrix, together with the sure- tbes on her bond. It is ordered that said petition for the :amination and allowance of said final de. .mm and the filing of the final decree in said matter be heard ac the Probate Court Silica in the Court House at the City of Or- mvH!e, i said Cnunty of Big Stone, on Monday, the 8th day of May A. D., 1922, at [0:00 e'clock in the fbtnoon of said day. 'It "is further ordered that said petition for .be discharge of aid admintstratrix, together ":th tim sureties on her bond be heard at t: Probat Court office at the Court House; in the City of Ortonville/in said County of  :>,t,. on Monday, the 8th day of May A. D. 1922, at 19:00 o'clock in the forenoon of aid day; a which time and place said ad- distratrix of said estate wilt be allowed o mke proof that she hs complied with said a! decree and with all the orders of this :ourt in said matter, and all persona inter- :sted will be beard for and against said dis- +kare of said administratrix'and the sureties on her bond. It is further ordered that notlce hereof be iven to all parties iereted by publishing his order. nee in each week, for three suc- eavo we<,ks, Drier to said day above speci- fled for the examination of said final account n the Ortonville Independent, a weekly news- tmper, printed nnd published at the city of Ortonville, in aid County and State. Dated April 12 A. D. 1922. By the Court R. B+ HUDSON, (Seal) Judge of Probate, (First Pub, April 15 3w) able Culverts, 240'-12" (b) Graveling: 4 miles, 4,000 C. Y. Job No. 2202--State Road No. 8- Length 1 mile (north of Jvhnson) Ap- proximate quantities: (a) Grading: Excavation, 3,950 C. Y.; Overhaul, 4,400 C. Y.; Portable Culverts, 84'-12", 35'-15". (b) Graveling: 1 mile, 1,000 C. Y. Job No. 2203--State Road qo. 4.-- Length 3.84 miles (east of Ortonville) Approximate quantities: (a) Grading: Excavation, 17,800 C. Y.; Overhaul, 9,540 C. Y.; Portable juJverts, 220'-12"; 226'-15"; 45'-18"; 70'-24." (b) Graveling: 4,000 C. Y. Job No. 2204.State Road No. 2. (west of Clinton). Gra#eling, 4 Mi., 4,000 C. Y. Job No. 2205.State Road No. 3.-- (northeast from Graceville) 2 mile. (a) Grading: Excavation, 4,500 C. Y.; Overhaul, 7,500 C. Y.; Portable Culverts, 200'-12". (b) Graveling: 2,000 C. Y. Job No. 2206.--State Road No. 2.-- (south from Beardsley) Graveling, 3Ys miles, 3,500 C. Y. Separate bids should be submitted for grading and graveling on the re- spective jobs. Plans and specica- tions may be exdned at the office of the County Auditor, Ortonville, Minn., or at the office of the Highway Department, St. Paul. Bids mAst be accompanied by a certified check or bidder's bond payable to the County Treasurer, for at least 5 per cent of the amount of the proposal. The right is 'reserved to reject any or all bids apd to waive any defects. A. V. RANDALL, County Auditor, Ortonville, Minn. (First Pub: April 20 3w) Echoes of Army Days.--Hundreds of tents on the shores of Lake Pepin will bring back to Legionaires who attend the First District Legion Con- vention at Lake City in June, mem- ories of arrdy days. A steamboat h been leased for joy ride--to please the gobs. Out a Ortonville, Minn., on beautiful Big Stone Lake, Legion- aires are preparing to entertain the Seventh District Legion Convention. Mankato will be host to the Second District Summer meeting. N e w Prague is gomg the limit to welcome Third District buddies at the June Convention. The Ninth will eet at Ado in July; the Tenth met last week at Pine City; the Fourth, Fifth, and Eighth meet regularly once each month. A tri-comty Legion conven- tion for posts in Washington, Dakota and Scott counties of the Third Dis- trict was set for April 27th, at South St. Paul. "Mr. Brazil Talking." A party at Gregory, S. D., came into the telephone office and called a fall number at Burke. When the party answered, the operator asked, "Is this Chestnut 7217" The party replied, "No, but diss is his ladder." --THE INDEPENDENT IS $2.00 YEAR--AND WORTH IT. distribution of said estate; and that a further time and place be fixed for the hearing of said petition" for the discharge of said administratrix; to- gether with the sm'eties on her bond. It is ordered, that said petition for the examination and allowance of said final account and the filing of the final decree in said matter be heard at the Probate Court Office in the Court HOuse at the City of Ortonville, in said County of Big Stone, on Monday, pay the instalment of interest in the sum of Two Hundred Seventy Dollars ($270.00) which became due and payable on said note in said mortgage described on the said firs day of March, 1922. and said Merehmt Trust and Savings Bank, pursuant to the provisions of said note and soft,rage, has elected, and tles tmrcby elect, to dec|are all sums evidenced by said note. together with all accrued interest to be due and payable, and there is claimed to be due and is due on aid mortgage at the date of this notice the sum of Four Thou- sand Five Hundred Dollars ($4,500) and int- erest thereon at the rate of six per cent (6 per cent) per annum from the first daY of March. 1921, which interest at the date of bi ntice amounts to Two Hundred Eighty- the 22nd day of May A. D. 1922 at eight Dollars ($288.00) and also the sum of .1.0 o'clock in the forenoon of said day. uventy-iive Dollars ($'/5.00) attorney's fees, as It iS further ordered that said peti- prey!dad for tn said mortgage, and no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or tion for the discharge of said udmin- in equity to recover the debt secured by said istratrix, together with the sureties on mortgage, or any part thereof, save that a her bond be heard at the Probate claim has been filed in the Probate Cou of Big Stone County. Minnesota, against the es- Court office at the Court House, in tate of Andrew D. O'Brlen, leeeased, on ac- the City of Ortnville, in said Courty of Big Stone, on Monday the 22nd day of May A. D. 1922 at 10 o'clock in the forenoon of said day; at whieh time and place said administratrix of said estate will be allowed to make proof that she has complied with said final decree and with all the orders of this Court in said matter, and all persons interacted will be heard for and against said discharge of said ad- ministratrix and the sureties on her bond. It is further ordered, that notice hereof be given to all parties interest- ed by publishing this oder, once in each week, for three successive weeks prior to said day above specified for the examination of said final accouter, in the Ortonville Independent, a week- ly newspaper, printed and published at the city of Ortonvitle in said Coun- ty and state. Dated April 25. A. D. 1922. By the Court. (Court Seal) R.B. HUDSON, Judge of Probate. ----  t ' Citation for Hearing On Petition For Administration. STATE OF MINNESOTA, County of Big Stone--ss. In Probate Curt. In the matter of 'the estate of Ign a- tious A. Foeli, decedent. The State of Minnesota to Maud Foell, Danford T. Foell, and Catherine Foell, heirs at law of said deceased and to all peons interested in the estate of said decedent: The petition of Maud F0ell having been filed in this court, representing that'Ignatious A. Foell, then a resident of the County of Big Stone, State of Minnesota, died testate on the 7th day 5f April, 1922, leaving an estate in the County of Big Stone described as follows, to-w/t: Personal prperlly consisting of house- hold good and farm rnachinmT, the whole value thereof not exceeding the stun of $650.00; and the petitioner praying for a final decree of distribu- tion assigning the property of said estate to the persons thereunto en- title(l; and the Court having fixed the time, and pace for hearing said peti- tion. Therefore, you, and each of you, are hereby cited and required to show cause, if any you'have; befvre this court at the Probate Cour Rooms in the Court House, in the Cit of Orton- ville, in the County ,of Big Stone, State of Minnesota, on the 15th (lay of count of said note, but that no part of said claim has been paid and by the 'erms of its proof of claim said mortgagee expressly re- served all its rights under said mortgage. Now, therefore, notice ts hereby glean that un- der and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, and pursuant to the statute in such ease made and provided, the said mortgage will be foreclosed by the sale of the mortgaged premises at public auction by the sheriff|of said County of Big Stone to ihe highest bidder therefor for cas on Tuesday, the 16th day of May, 1922, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon, at the front door of the Court House in the City of Ortonville in the County of Big Stone and State o Minnesota, to satis- fy the amount which will then and there he due on said mortgage for principal and inter- est, together with the costs arid charges of sale, the taxes, if any. on said premises and said Seventy-five Dollars ($75.00) for attorney's feeS, said mortgaged premises so to be sold lying and hefng in the Count}, of Big Stone and State of Minnesota and more parfleular- ly described as follows, to-wit: East Half f Southwest Quarter (E of SW), Southwest Quarter of Northwest Quar- ter (SW/ of NWt), Ita Three (3) and Four (4) ef Section Four (4) : South Half of North Half (S of N)," Lots One (1). Two (2) and Five () of Section Five (5), East Half of Northwest Qmrter (E of NW), Lots One (1), Two () and Three (3), 9f Seetion Nine (9), and that- pgrt of the -- h-out - west Quai'ter of Southwest Qurter (SW of SW]) Section Nine (9) lying north of the railrpsd right of way, all of the foregoing beln in Township One Hundred Twenty-four (124) North, Range Forty-ven (47) West. according to the Government survey thereof, together with and including all land of the meandered lake bed in said sections', township and range, which is appurtenant and belongs to the several lots abeve described abuttinf thereon, all of the above deserihed and above mentioned lands containing 772 acres, more or less. according to the United States Gov- ernment Survey thereof. Dated March 25th. 1922. MERCHANTS TRUST AND SAVINGS BANK, Mortgagee. WALTER E. KUNZE. Attorney for said Mortgagee, Care Merchants Trust and Savings Bank, Saint Paul, Minnesota. (First Pub, Mar. 30 6w) TAX JUDGMENT SALF Pursuant to Real Estate Tax Judg- ment of the District Court, of the County of Big Stone, State of Minne- sota, entered the 25th day of Mrch, A. D., 1922 in proceedings for enforc- ing payment of Taxes ad Penalties upon Real Estate in the County of Big Stone, State of Minnesota, remain- ing delinquent on the first Monday in January, 1922 and the Statutes in such case made and vrovided I shall, on the second Monday, being the 8TH DAY OF MAY, A. D. 1922, at o'clock in the forenoon, at in the Court Huse in the tom,file, and County of Big Minnesota, sell the lands chared with Taxes, Penalties and May, 1922, at 10:00 o'clock a. m., why Costs in said Judgment, ad on which said petition should trot be granted. Taxes shall not have been previously Witness, the Judge of said Court, paid. and the Seal of said Court this 19th Dated at Ottovilla, Minn., this 19th day of April, 1922. day of April A. D. 1922. (Court Seal) R.B. HUDSON, (Seal) A.V. RANDALL, W. C. PREUS Judge of Probate. Auditor of Big Stone AttOrney for Petitioner, 3w) County, Minnesota. (First Pub. April 20 (First Pub. April 20 3w) THURSDAY, T Prusi and Ortonville MVIEYTHfNG ELRCTBICAL Phone 49 for prompt and S. &. EAJLR. Praprloteer. BELVA TEACHER OF FINO AND FOR TRUCK and any hind of light and All Orders Given Ppt Hausauer Bros. PHONE 258 DR. F.W. CRIROPRALrOR D. D. WHITE, D. C,. P[L Spinographer 12-13-14-15.1S Shumaker Ortonville Col. Wm. AUCTIONEER Thirty years' experience. No on your property. Call or write and get in on an earw date, Ortenvill COL. J.+W. Real Estate. Mdiufdisa. Pure and Farn Sales A For dates write me at Graduate of Jones Auction J. A. JOHNSON PIANO TUNING AND PHONES--Res. 194, Furn. Store 88 All Work Guaranteed Ortonville KODAK Prompt, Quality Service. Mmlerate THE REED DR. R.D. OSTEOPATHIC One Block up hill from Stere Vapor-Sulphur Cabinet (For Rheumatism, neuritis F. L. BROWN THE JEWELER Ortonvll|e C. E. SIGLOH fOR I:XPI:RT PHONE 284.L Ortonville JOE BAYER & Of the OrtonvHle Tailoring All kinds of Cleaning and neatly done Suits Made to Order OrtonviHe ELECTRIC SHOP Shoes repaired neatly and Our Work G. A. POWELL. Pr. JOHN SPAN' + l Lilht Haullnl of all  Extras mad Baggp Telephone 287 PAUL Brick Layer gnd Steile Mason and all kinds of Ortonville, Minn. PETERSON & DRAy LINE t Big Stone Lake hone 38 "WILL Experienced Painter Phons 235-L All Work ELMER , "THE WELL DI( Fifteen Correll, You Need We Do Let us get will be TIll IMaOESMaLLTOWNPaPERSINCaLLCONTENTCOPYRIOHTE0aLLRIOHTSRESERVE0 dUOMMSMONERS' ]&Jmze alled to order by Cb,d pemL ]dUaum of etng o Y,ab  w read *rod upon merlin they wer ppmved as ead. e fe,owg aFplkatimla for r, dueons kn taxe w meamneade the State T Comm,io Em emm--1,dU in R he tax n ty of OrtonvIR pherd -- Red in Froperty tax Jn vIU of Cecil. A ]er fm F.,dw. G#m Adju- pton Zer *m, nl V* w stud upon mooa  w lid on the tal 1 the M matg .the Comty Commonly. A 1 from the Stat weed In- I -ctr, Mr. C. P. Ill and notice from the said Sm W In- :s!g.tor q.zlring the Couaty Board t appoint two local weed inspetor, was  and aftc o lun the Conmaissoners decided to e.ll fo bids to be opened o tl 16th of .Ma, and fien to this  w m by C6mmissioner Me ere d end- d by Commhsioer ud and up- @n being put  a  ot was rried. Upon tion Comeatson Kntson dedby Commsmoner ty $]g.0D0 wN lef#rred fro Y.le Cener ai it F to the Co y Pr Fuud, Mr. O. M. Ozen, ioris ppred Ior rty Twp. Ch Kraft, p rin ballots for Akron Tw .................... R. Meel, pung eltio balloe, for edema Tw0 ....... Aug.. Pansch, Jr., earryln el tlon rtua for Odsa Tp. Fred Sgr, rrylng election mts for Ortonvflle. end. rd ....................................... E, 8cheibe, me, 1st d ...... A. W. Bets, prln biots md srryk turns for Greville Vl a  ................. f, ou.t y P. Dr. D. M, O'Doetl medical atndan for P. oban .... Dr. D, M, O'Donnell, se, Er- 00 family (+ mnthsj ............. Mrs. Ann M+IIO. hm rt for Mrs. L arst for Feb. and 2O days in March ...... Mrs. B, Bandldn. care of Au Scheenk d baby ............ Husaer Bs., haultag fuel for Bob Bak. ............. ,r Bob Banks was dlHowed and that ef S. E. Lnay for hou rent for W uwyeD r faratly in the mount of 14.00tor the monms of Febary and Mah w al. P and Bridge. befo the Boalxl grdlng the ts and shrubs which he planted in th Curt Hause yard It yr d for which he has had but part aymeu After diusmg the matter te Board derided tha som of the t b r net Ma nn ..................... oved and mmeionerGnt made Dr. D.  O'Donnell, e, a motion tat nne of the small tr Mr E I Bell . tbe south side of the ortbeu Dr fJ. M O'Donne/i"'a' 7oe moved Mot/o sonded by Chas Lt ' ' Colsioncr Meyrs and upon be g Dr J" D Wier "se" Ei" 1ut to a voe Coissiouet Geenty,L 8ehek family ...'. ..: Knuson and Meye voted Aye and Dr. C. L Oiler, same, Win. eeu voted No. Motion earned. I Dwyer ................................... A ,Ipleafion repenting the Fa[Weste MInneta Hospital Bu,u appeared befo the Co room &  of Win. Dwyer the lary of an agrleult a ntf Same, rm and a of E. the year beginnLng July I, 192. Magnluson ............... There being eonsldeable opposltlonOtter TJ] Co. Sanatoium teut and after disng he latt- and tment Mrs. John er fly Co,sion c.ny me Betts for Feb, d Mr. 1922 10a.25 a =hmt/n that the matter be laid on Minn State Sanat,'um, a.'d the .ble until the next meeting of the a treatment, Erin Gar oard. Motion conded by Commi- Meh .............................. ioner Meye and upon beig put to St, Joseph's Home, Boav d vst Cmndi0no Centy, Seen, re o B. Blkin and Cas- ed vyers voted "Yes" d Coronals- r Bne, Deeembvr 2% ndsioner Knds voted" No," where- 9'i to March 27, 1922 ..... r tdd motion was rried. Fnd Convent, botrd of mmissionor ty offered the Mr R. Bell. Jry 21 to fogowm tuuon and ved its April 21 .................... ztdoptlon Kolt Mere. Co. Mdse. or Be it resolved that the riona st :stae Roads  enemdbelow and lonr Sto Co-op. CO., Mdse. xoveby plans nunbred  shown, oe eontcd rding to said pla,,', I nd the upowslon of the Hlff . D. SaIon Enr, and that the Auditor adwr- ,ard Jeu. rd. for Win. tise for, pposala to be rived a* 1.0:09 c'clk a, m., on ay 16, 122 Dmyer fatally .................. -i[o the constction of said work Ca twe Bros. & Cregan, Md. ing to smd plans: for Dick Rickmoto fmlly.. M. Madsen, milk for D. Dwyer Sate Road NO. ob 2tOl. SPPoad No. ob 22O2. Stgo'Eod No. -ob 2203. Stat Road No. ob 2204. State Road No. 3--Job 05. State Road No. 2h 2206. Motion was ouded by COi- ior Meyers d upon b[n[ pug to  was rsd uimoly. ! . A committee preg e [g Stone Fair Asion1pped be. fo e P.oard and asked that they appropate $3,0,o0 to the County F air this year. $2,OO0.00 of this al propriauo, asked for to be used to- wrda suitsble bam The above er wu dly e- adered by the Board bu o Hon aken at this time  t CnlmMon- era wlsbed to invsgte  matet thoroly do-mg ny apppfl- ton whatever. laws: Fre Pss Co. 192Z tax l]t, Mneo. steeple - ......... $28,7o elve ............................. i[ -D&s Co., bllmks d chairing enveloloves ....................... R. Ws stione Co,, Case adding ch., paper 1 am St.te H, S, Board Ex. p Los . i p co..   State LEGAL NOTICES Bxl H xam paper & blanks O.ll See. al,k & Printing Co), Audt0r's Warrant Re '[s XECUTO 01 aDmNISTTO a,l Crts. re; Clerk of e 98. ov mA. aude Dsso. correcting sate ,..';,. e. llr a express elaine,on e John Cwan. epen of senl nmenl aurs .............. J. D. Ro & Co Hal and ab-re mm ............... Llvlew Peexl & N31 Co., ass eea ......... 11 Elevar & Milling Ce.. fuel for urouse Hausuer Bros,, lullng hes fm eour thonse ............... 3. A Iarr, E]ec. lht buls, , .Geenty Com'r. 1. Btst, =2age April lath metmg ". G. geon, Com'r. 2rid Dst am .......... le L Steen Com'r, 8rd Dis% 8ne .................. NI tuwiherg Cm', 5th DisL. ame ' V, Tglt., Mllg and a r eh 0 ......... Win. B, ad, as -or GCo- %v, I,'lemming, assessor Moonshine wp. le . Jk, W. Carlson, assor Maltt 6 i. Sp ger aesr Pn 'nmmm BANK STATEN Statent of tl mitl of FA i tsrm v!w HERS AND MERCHANTS STATE e of butae u A t/ I " Runr B.ldn , fumit.e Ch & drinks in transit Due from other hardin .................. $6*979.70 sh on hd ,.....,. 1,0.21 .......... 670.00 ........ 166.00 ....... 18%20 Dther ........ L01 hed and h Itm ...... n sxs of .ntnKs. .... 76%13 10,700.00 TOTAL ............................ .578.67 LlaMlitk. Cpltal erode ..................... $ ,.g@ Surpl fund ................... 4,000.00 Notes rdintd aad b111a yable (helwdg  fleates for money bor- rowed) .............................. 82,8?8.9O Dei# subJc ebeeka 1,556.80 ot Immdt 89,1.81 Bods Borrowed .............. I0,700.00 TOTAL  ................. $257,58&67 Amt, of  on ht $ 8,022.91 Bg Stones, We, Hermosa Glge psidcnt xnd H. Menze], sder, "of the above named bank, do solely swr tat the above statement is te o the ud belief. HERMAN Atteet:--J. Win. H. Mllor. Subslibed and ra to befo me this 15th day twof A rll 1922, LEONARD KOLLITZ Nutary PUbl (Seai) lg Stone County Mna, My mmon expels u.e 19, 1927. NOTICE .O CONTRACTORS. Sealed pposds wl be reived by the COhnty of Big Stone at the omee of hhe Cog" Auditor, 'tonvl][e, Minnot#, tll 10 o'clock  m. on May o, 1S22, for the eotructio of the following Had jobs: Job  2201-Stste Road N. 6. orth of Corl) in- ne followng appanage (b) Graveling: 4 miles, 4,000 C. Y Job NO. 2202State Road NO. -- (a) Gadlng: Excavation, a.9o C Y.; Overhaul, 4.4OO C. .: portab Cu;verts. 84'-12". 3'-15". (b Graveling: I mile. 1,0OO C. Y Job N 220SIState Road Re. 4.-- Length 3.s4 miles (st of OrtonvRe) quanues (a) Grading: Eeaon, 17,800 C Y.: Overhaul. 90 C. Y: 0'-24." toJ Graveling: 4OOO C Y. lob No. 2204.-State (west of Clinton). Geng, 4 ML, ,000 C.Y. " Job No. 2206--Sme Road No. 3.I tnortneas fm Geeville) 2 mile (a) Grad/rig: Exwtio. 4,00 C. Y.; Overhaul. 700 C. Y.; portable (b) Graveng: 2.OOO  Y. f Br0ley GHng, Sep=rae for gtang and gaveliug en tl r peeUve JObs. Plans and a of the Col Auditor, Min.., or at the om of the Highway Deparneut. St. Paul. Bids m.t be certified k bond payable to the County for at least 5 per cent of .oposal, The right rejt y or all bids avd to waive auy defect A. V. IANDALL Cou.ty Auditor, Fit Pub Apl 2O Eh ef Army Day..--Hundred ,f reels o th. will bnng hk  LegionaIres who attend the First Di t vention at Lake City oes of aIry days for Joy rdeto tha gob Out at Ortonville, Minn. on beautifal Big Stone Lake, Leion. als are ppn Sventh District Leion Distet Summer mteg N e t'ragae is going the limit to weleom Dstr/t buddips at the J The Ninth wkl mt al at pine City the Fourth. Eighth me larly on  A tnm:ty lg:on eonve,, tion for posts in Washington, Dakots prll 27th, t South "Mr. Brazil Talking." A ry at Gego, S. n the telephone omce fs ner a Burke. party asred, e opetor ked: "Is the Chestnut 7217" The party Tg rA w.l dl x=th, t*=t. w. c. mulvs, Ag 07 mmmo*rA. xN vls'ralOr colmv mta J,t.l met Imtt w zoh. r, au envRle. MInn Order for Hearing tt Petition for Set- tlomnt of Aunt #rid on Petition for Discharge of Exciter or Ad. mitratrtx. STATE OF MINNESOTA, County of Big Sto, In Pba Court, In the matter of fle estate of Edwd Odden, deased, On ivng and filing the petition of Josephine Od, den presentlug,, among other tblng$, that she is the ad= mlnistrarlx of the tate of he abe nled dedent. 1 that she l fully administered ssld ostst mid filed her final account hereof; and praying that a tin and ple he fixed for heang said petition, the einatlon and al- owan ing and filing of tl distribution of said estate; tee heariag of sald petion" for the dharge ot id adntx; t- ether wh the sme on her bo It is ordared t id peUtion foi Probate Cour Omce in the Court Hoe a the City of Ozon'le, . said oty of mg Ston, o Monday the 22d day of May  u. w tO c'c]ook In the fcreun ef aaid day It I further oel tha md peti INDENT ] Ortonvl]h EleCtric : be  at tee at the Co rt : f OrtonviIle, i s he,  Monday he ud da D. 1922 at 10 o'clock m ,on of said day; at ,vleh la seid adminiratrix of e 11 be allewed to make pf that she h compiled with stud finat dree aud 'th a]: the ordc of In d ttr, and all 0es intuited will be hrd for and against said diharg of d ad- the surd o. her bond. It Is further beof be lven to all patt lntt- Id by .111 rigs oder, o. in e week. forage sue.ive w .Id. p .... o F. L. BROWN .......... oi.,., ,00., ......... C.E. SIGLOH ......... r0R [IP[RI JOE BAYER & e.  ,   o.  o , .,, ELECTRIC I . . , .,o .,. a.. . - SHOP ty aue a Dated A HI A. D, 1922 By the Pourt. R. B. HUDSON, Judge ef PrObate. = I. i) Otatio. for Reang On Fetitln Fer Administntlen, No.a e Fo- 4 Wo.t. tiOUS A. FeelS, deceden t, ,U o th. , , Th# Stateof Mianesota o Maud motL d, .al Z ,  .  e?a at law and to all peruses RCHATS TST o estate of d dedn The  or WGS g, o ef Maud Foell havng been ted i esa TAX JUDGMENT 8ALF Big Puuanl to Real Estate T Sung. the Ditrlct Court. of tbe praying for a final d tion asignig hs the County o to tee tled; and the COu me and pte for hearing said pen- "on. and vro,ded I Therefore, you,  d eh, the end Monday, bshg the he.by cited and reqg/red DAY OF MAY A. D 1922, al PETERSON 4r WILL ELMER You Need Let :aid potRion Withes. Patd at OrtonHe, Linn., thh 19t day of A 1, 12. (court al) R.B. HUDSON, day ol April A. D. tg, W. C. IEU Jtt of Pba Seal) AudrA V, RANDALL,of ] COMMISSIONERS' PROCEEDINGS. Spatial Semdor Auditor's SMog, April 18, 19. Meeting called to order by Chair. man Lunaberg; all members of Board present. Minutes of meeting of March 15th were read and upon motion they were approved as read. The following applications for re- ductions in taxes were recommended fo the State Tax Commission: Emma Freeman--Reduction in R. :E. tax on SEA of Sac. 30-122-45. H. W. Palm--Reduction in Personal Prop7 ,rty mx in city of Ottorifle. J. W. Shepherd -- Reduction i n Personal Co. Hastings, assessor Foster j.Twp.,W, same ........................... 6.30 Hippie, assessor Big Stone Twp., same .................. 4.80 Oscar A. Olson, assessor Often- Vflle Twp., same ........ : ............. 5.00 L. S. Hanson, assessor Arti- choke Twp., same .................. 6.00 R. J. Rand, assessor Odessa Twp., same .............................. 4.80 A. C. Anderson, assessor Or- .tonville Twp., same .............. 4.10 R. E. Homer, assessor Grace- ville Village, same .................. 6.00 L. A. Larson, assessor Clinton Village, same .......................... 5.30 Wm. Roberts, services procur- ing delegate election ballots for Graceville Twp ............... 1.50 Property tax in village of Correll. Fred F. Wulff, carrying re- Mrs. Rose Lannen---Cancellation of turns for Moonshine Twp., 1.00 moneys and credits tax, Ottovilla E. N. Canfield, precttring bal- wp. lots for Malta Twp ............... 1.20 A letter from Edw. Gettnmn, Adju- _T p Role n ,'-n, -* .... tnt, Jesse Peele Post No. 29 for Malta Twp ....................... 4.00 Gracevflle, Minn.t.amng" z?r an  I Abel Steen, carrying returns propriation xor Memonat /Jay, w.as,! for Almond Twp .................... 1.00 read and u on mtion same was jam  7. m,, r ..,.......,.,,.. ,.u^+. on the table until the.next meeting of for Pri'r v ........................ . 2:60 .the County Commissioners._ _n[C" G. Knudson, carrying re- A ler rom the S. w) ] turns for Fesr Twp .......... 20 r Mr  F UUtl ano mso "n +v  .... -,, :sp. o t .. - ..... .,,__ T n i D. n. onus, proeunng Dall0 :notice from the sala ae eu z "i nd ,,,,.,.,..,- +,,--,o ^- u;. :specter reqmring tne oun.y oara Stone Twp ............................... 4.80 to appoint two local weea in.sped.r, Grant Nelson, carrying elec- was read and after some discussion tion returns for Stray Twp. 3.00 the Commissioners decided to call for Chas. Kraft, procuring ballots bids to be opened on the 16th of May,, .and 'motion to this effect was made I for Akron Twp., . ................... 1.10 R. Menzel, procuring election :by Commissioner Mayors and secona- ballots for Odessa Twp ....... 1.00 ed by Commissioner nuason ann up- Aug. Pansch, Jr., carrying elec- @n .being put to a vote was carried, tion returns for Odessa Twp. 2.40 Upon ,motion by Commissioner Fred Saeger, carrying election Knudson seconded by Commissioner returns for Ortonville, 2nd. Geenty $15,000 was transferred from ward .......................................... 1.10 ;the General Ditch Fund to the County E. Scheibe, same, 1st ward ...... 1.00 Poor Fund. A.W. Bruers, procuring ballots Mr. O. M. Osen, florist, appeared and carrying returns for 'before the Board regarding the trees Graceville Village .................. 2.20 and shrubs which he planted in the County Poor. Court House yard last year and for  Dr. D. M. O'Donnell, medical OITOKTIu.u I'NDIPIXDIXT T BANK STATEMENTS I @ @ Statement of the condition of FAR- MERS AND MERCHANTS STATE BANK OF OdesSa, Minn,, at the close of business on April 7th, 1922. Resources. Loans and discounts .......... $232,775.65 Overdrafts ............................ 201.17 Banking house, furniture and nxtures ..................... 4,600.00 Cheeks & drafts in transit 17.71 Due from other banks .................. $6,979.70 Cash on hand ........ 1,043.21 Cur ........... $670.00 Gold .......... 155.00 Silver ........ 187.20 Other ........ 31.01 Total cash assets ................ 8,022.91 Checks and cash items ........ 500.10 Paid out for-exPenses, etc., in excess of earnings ...... 767.13 Bonds borrowed ................. 10,700.00 TOTAL .............................. $25784.67 Liabilities. Capital stock ...................... $ 25,000,00 Surplus fund ........................ 4,000.00 Notes rediscounted and bills payable (including cer- tificates for money bor- rowed) .............................. 62,878.90 Deposits subject to check ........ $ 45,793.16 Cashier's checks 1,526.80 Total Immediate liabilties ........ 47,319.96 Time certificates 89,135.81 Total Deposits....$136,455.77 136,455.77 War Finance Loan ............ 18,550.00 Bonds Borrowed .................. 10,700.00 TOTAL .. ....................... $257,584.67 Amt. of re'sr--ve on hand....$ 8,022.91 Amt. reserve required by law 11,060.19 STATE OF MINNESOTA, County of Big Stone---ss. SUMMONS. :TATE OF MINNESOTA. County of Big Stomv-m IN DISTRI(Yr COURT Sixteenth Judicial District Farmerl & Merchants Sta Bank of Odea. a orporatton. Plaintiff, vs. Emil W. Johnson and Hrry T. Johnson. Defendante. THE STATE OF MINNESOTA TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS: You, and each of you. are lreby sum- monad and required to nswer the comlaint of the plaintiff In the above entitl ation, which is on file with the Clerk of the above named Court, and to serve espy of your answer to the said omplaint on the sub- scriber, at his office in the city of artsvilla in the CounW of Big Stone, within twenty days after mtrviml of this summons upon you. excitmive of the da of such serviee, and if you fail to nswar the said complaint within the time aforesaid, the plaintiff in this action will. upon meh failure, taka Judgment against the defendnte In the sum of $1J81.50 with interest thereon since the 28th dsy of Sptam. her. 1921. together with plaintiff's ts and disbursamante berlin. Dated April 13th. 1922, W. C. PRBUS. Plaintiff's Attbrn, Ortonvill, Minn. (]Plret Pub. April 15 w) SUMMONS. STATE OF MINNESOTA. Cotmty of Ble Ston-- IN DISTRICT COURT Sixteenth Judicial District Farmers & Merchants State Bank of Odemm. a Corporation. Plaintiff. vs. Emil W. Johnson. Defendant You are hereby summoned and rluired to answer the complaint of the plaintiff in the above entitled action, which complaint is on file with tha Clerk of the above named Court and to serve a espy of your answer to the said complaint on the suh'riber, at his office in the city of Ortonville. in the County of Big Stone. within tweRty days after service of this Summons upon you, exclusive of the day of such service, and if you fail to answer the said complaint within the time aforesaid, the plaintiff in this action will. upon such failure take judgment against the defendant for the sum of $25.00 with interest thereon since the 22nd day of March. 1921, and in the sum of $39.25 with interest thereon since the 29th day of April, 1921. and tn the sum of $25.00 with iuterest thereon since the 5th day of June. 1921, and in the sum of $35.57 with interest thereon since the 25th day of June. 1921, and in the sum of $59.17 with interest thereon since the 1st day of September, 1920. and in ORDER LIMITING TIME TO FIL CLIM AND FOR HK&RING THEREON. N4inb, af Carolina GJenldd. STATE OF MINNESOTA, County of Big Stoma. In Prebate Court. In the matter of the tte of Caroline Gjengdahl, dbnt. Letters of administration this day havig n granted to Nicolal E. Gjanlahl. it is orred that tha time within which all edit- ors of tim above named decedent may pre- sant claims against his estate in this Court, be, d the same hereby is. limited to six months from and after the date hereof ; and that Monday, the 16th day of October, 1922. at 10:O0 o'clock a. m.. in the Probate Court Rooms at the Court House at the City of Or- tonvills. In said County. be gnd the same hereby is. fixed and appointed as the time ami place for hearing upon and tha examina. tion, adjustment and allowance of roeh claims as shall bo prmmntmi within the time afora- said. notice hereof he given by the pulAloa- tion of this order in tl Ortonvilla Indepon- dent as provided by law. Dated April 12. 1922. - R. B. HUDSON, (Seal) Judge of Probate. (Ftret Pub. April 15 ) SUMMONS. STATE OF MINNESOTA. County of Big Ston-- IN DISTRICT COURT Sixteenth Jud/ciai District Farmers & Merchants State Bank of Odsa. a Corporation. Plaintiff. vs. Harry T. Johnson, Dofen&mt. You are hereby summoned nd requ/red to answer the oompla/nt of the plaintiff In the above entitled action, which oomplaint la on file with the Clerk of the above named Court, and to serve a copy of your answer to the said complaint on the subseriher, at his office in the city of Ortonville, in the County of Big Stone. within twenty days after service of this Summons upon you, exclusive of the day of such service, and if you fail to answer the said complaint within the time aforemdd, the plaintiff in this action will, upon such failure. take judgment against the defendant for the sum of $595.00 with interest thereon Mnee the 28th day of September, 1921. and the sum of $5.00 with interest thereon since March 1. 1921, and the sum of $14.24 with interest thereon since the 21st day of February, 1921, together with plaintiff's costs and disburse- ments therein. Dated April 13, 1921. W. C, PREUS. Plaintiff's Attorney, Ortonville, Minn. {First Pub. April 13 3w) which he has had but part payment, attendance for P. Johnson .... 29.50 We, Heman Gloege, president, and After discussing the matter the Board Dr. D. M. O'Donnell, same, Er- H. Menzel, cashier, of the above decided tha some of the trees be re- nest Magnuson ...... : ................. 8.00 named bank, do solemnly swear that shoved and commissioner Geenty made l Dr. D. M. O'Donnell, same, the above statement is true to the a motion that nine of the small trees Mrs. E. R. Bell. ....................... 4.00 best of our knowledge and belief. n the south side of the courthouse Dr. D. M. O'Donnell, same, HERMAN GLOEGE, President. e removed. Motion seconded by Chas. Leer ................................ 20.00 H. MENZEL, Cashier. I ,Commissioner Meyrs and upon being Dr . j. D. Wier, same, Ed. Correct Attest:J. Shellenbarger, put to a vote Commissioners Geenty, Sehoenrock family ................ 31.50 Wm. H. Mueller. the sum of $34.83 with interest thereon since the 1st day o September, 1920, and in the sum of $126.76 with interest thereon since the 10th day of January, 1920, and in the sum of $182.00 with interest thereon since the 19th day of December, 1919. with attorney's fees of $50.00 for collecting the same, together with plaintiff's costs and disbursements there- in. Dated April 13th. 1922. W. C. PREUS. Plaintiff's Attorney, Knudson and Meyers voted Aye and Steen voted No. Motion carried. A delegation representing the Farm Bureau appeared before ,the Com missioners and asked for an appro- priation of: $1,400.00 towards paying the salary of an agricultural agent for he year beginning July 1, 1922. There being considerable opposition present and after discussing the mat- er fully Commissioner Geenty made t motion that the matter be l'aid on the table until the next meeting of the Board. Motion seconded by Commis- sioner Meyers and upon being put to : vote Commissioners Geenty, Steen, :and Meyers voted "Yes" and Commis- missioner Knudson voted" No," where- b said motion was carried. 'Commissioner Geenty offered the following resolution and moved its doption: Dr. C. I. Oliver, same, Wm. Dwyer ........................................ 79.50 Western Minnesota Hospital room & care of Wm. Dwyer 36.00 Ortonville Evangelical Hospital room and care of Chas. Leet 15.00 Same, room and care of E. Magnuson ................................ 28.00 Otter Tail Co. Sanatorium, care and treatment, Mrs. John Betts for Feb. and Mar., 1922 103,25 Minn. State Sanatorium, board and treatment, Ervin Gauer March ........................................ 44.15 St. Joseph's Home, Board and care of B. Benalkin and Cas- per Brenchen, December 27, 1921 to March 27, 1922 .......... 119.41 Franciscan Convent. bord of Mrs, R. Belt, January 21 to April 21 .................................... 61.00 Kollitz Mere. Co., Mdse. for Ortonville. Minn. Subscribed and swvrn to before me (First Pub. April 13 3w) this 15th day of April 1922. . LEONARD KOLLITZ, Notary Public. Order for Hearing on Petition for Set- (Seal) lig Stone County, Minn. tlement of Account and on Petition My commissidn expires June 19, 1927. NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS. Sealed proposals will be received by the County of Big Stone at the office of the County Auditor, Ortonville, Minnesota, until 10 o'clock a. m., on May 16, 1922, for the construction of the following road jobs: Job No. 2201--State Road No. 6. Length 4 miles (north of Correll')in- cluding the following approximate quantities: (a) Grading: Excavation, 22,000 C. Y.; Overhaul, 10,000 C. Y.; Monolithic Culvert, 110x8x24; 1---4x4x24; Port- for Discharge of Executor or Ad- mhdstratrix. STATE OF MINNESOTA, County of Big Stone. In Probate Court. In the matter of the estate of Edward Odden, deceased. On receiving and filing the petition of Josephine Odden representing, among other things, that she is the ad- ministratrix of the estate of the above named decedent, arl that she has fully administered said estate and filed her final account thereof; and praying that a time and place be fixed for hearing said petition, the examination and al- lowance of said account, and the mak- ing and filing of the final decree of NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE. Whereas, default has Dean made in the terms and conditions of a certain mortgage bearing date the 12th day of July, 191S, made, executed and delivered by Andrew D. O'Brien and May O'Br/en. his wife, of the County of Big Stone and state of Minnesota. as mort- gagors.# to the Merchants Trust and Savings Bank, h corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of Minnesota and having its place of business iu Saint Paul Minnesota, as mortgagee, to secure the pay- ment of the sum of Five Thousand and no- 100 Dollars ($5,000) and interest thereon a the rate of six per cent (6 per cent) per an- num, according to the terms and conditions of a certain promissory note made and exe- cuted by said Andrew D. O'Brien and May O'Brien, his wife, to said Merchants Trust and Savings Bank, and in said mortgage fully described, which said mortgage was duly filed for record in the office of the Register of Deeds in and for the County of Big Stone and State of Minnesota on the 21st day of July,, 1919, at 10:00 o'clock a. m.. and was duly recorded in said office in Book 53 of Mort- gages, on Page 355, and Whereas. said mortgagors have failed and refused to pay the instalment in the of Fifteen Hundred Dollars ($1.509) which became due and payable on said note on the first day of March. 1921, ve the sum of Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) was paid to ap- ply thereon: and have lso failed and refused to pay the instalment in the sum of Fifteen Hundred Dollars ($1,500) which became due and payable on said note on the first of March, 1922: and have also failed and refused to Be it resolved that the portions of ;State Roads as enumerated below and .covered'by plans numbered as shown, e constructed according to said pla,. under the supervision of the Hif , :Engineer, and that the Auditor advcr- tise for' proposals to be received a" 10:00 v'clock a. m., on May 16, 1922 fief the construction of said work ac cording to said plans: State Road No. 6--Job 201. Ste.Poad No. 8--Job 2202. Stafo Road No. &-Job 2203. State Road No. 2--Job 2204. State Road No. 3--Job 2205. State Road No. 2--Job 2206. Motion was seconded by Commis- sioner Meyers and upon being put to a vote was carried unanimously. A committee representing the Big Stone Fair Association appeared be- fore the Board and asked that they appropriate $3,000.00 to the County Fair this year, $2,000.00 of this ap- propriation asked for to be used to- wards suitable barns. The above matter was duly con- dered by the Board but no action aken at this time as the Commission- ers wi.shed to investigate the matter thoroly beforemaking any appropri- ation whatever. County bills were allowed as fol- +|ows: County Revenue. Free Press Co. 1922 tax lists, Mimes. Stencils, etc ............. $208,70 Miller-Davls Co., blanks and envelopes .................................. 12.34 E. R. Williams Stationery Co., Case adding roach., paper and pencils .............................. 13.15 St 15. Bk. & Stationery Co, 1 ream State H. S. Board Exam. +paper ............................ 3.49 Louis F: 0.ow Co., 1 ream State Board H. S. Exam paper & blanks ........................................ 6.11 See. B+ank & Printing Co}, Audtor's Warrant Regis and Carts. re}" Clerk of Co 98.80 Maude Desks, correcting state exam., papers and express charge on same ...................... 19.8 A. H. Sturges, Reg. of Deeds, Recording Treas. Bond ........ 1.00 John Gowan. expense of sheriff summoning jurors .................. 8.94 J. D. l%ss & Co., material and labor--repairs ....................... 8.90 Lakeview  Feed & Mill Co., grass seed .................... : ........... 2.65 orto nville Elevator'S" & Milling Co., fuel for courthouse ........ 207.70 Haumuer Bros., hauling ashes from courthouse ...................... 1.00 -S. A. lar{-, Elec. light bulbs, ockets etc .............................. 44.95 J. F. Geentv, Com'r. 1st Dist., Dist., same " 5.20 Ole I. 8teen, Com'r. 3rd Dist., Same ....................................... 1.80 Neid Lundberg, Com'r. 5th Dist., .rome .............................. 1.60 E. A. Smith. assessor Browns Vai'+ev Twp., Mileage and per. tim., :,Atecling meeting March 20 ................................ 7.0C Wm. },!..:d. as or Grace- vi]]e Two., same .................. 5.80 -rm. Flemming, assessor Moonshine Twp., same ........ 6.80 A. W. Carlson, assessor Malta Twp. ame ............................... 6.20 R. D. Mminson, assessor Al. mend Twp., same .................. 5.00 :Ed. Spalinger, assessor +PHor Twp., same .............................. 4.95 Bob Banks ............. ................. 2.73 Pioneer Store Co-op. Co., Mdse. for Mrs. J. Karsten ................ 30.00 "ame, Mdse. for Mrs. E. A. Bell 15A5 .. D. Saiverson, Mdse, for E. R. Hewitt family .................. 41.49 - nard Jensen, Mdse. for Wm. Dvyer farrfily .......................... 29.00 .rowe Bros. & Cregan, Mdse. for Dick Rickmoto fmily ...... 15.00 M. Madsen, milk for D. Dwyer family (3 months) ................ 16.82 Mrs. Ann Mellon, house rent for Mrs. J. Karsten for Feb. and 20 days in March " 16.50 Mrs. B. Banalkin, care of Anna Sehoenrock and baby ............ 38.00 Hausauer Bros:, hauling fuel for Bob Banks ........................ 2.00 Upon motion by Commissioner Mey- era, seconded by Commissioner Geen- ty, the bill of A. H. F. Grosenick for shoes for Bob Banks was disallowed and that of S. E. Leenay for house rent for Wm. Dwyer family in the amount of $45.00 for the months of January, February and March was al- lowed at $36.00. Road and Bridge. F. W. Engdahl, expenses as highway engineer, March 15 to April 15 .............................. 36.96 Robert MacMurphey, assisting engineer, March 15 to April 14 inclusive ............................ 137.50 Walter Elms, assisting engin- eer March 15 to April 17, in- elusive ...................................... 79.80 W a I t e r Schmidt, checking .gravel, state project 28-26 .... 20.40 Upon motion Board adjourned. Date of next meeting is May 16, 1922. A, V. RANDALL, Clerk of Board. i  LEGAL NOTICES l ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR SETTLEMENT OF ACCOUNT AND ON PETITION FOR DISCHARGE OF EXECUTOR OR ADMINISTRATOR STATE OF MINNESOTA. County of Big Stone. In Probate Court. In the matter of the estate of Albert Zahrbock, deceased. On receiving and filing th petition of Eme]ie Zahrbock, representing, among other hings, that she is the admlnistratrix of the ,.state of the above amed decedent, and that he has fully admiistered said estate and filed "cr final accoum thereof; and praying that a time aid place be fixed for+hcaring said peti- tion, the examination and allowance of said account, and the making and Piling of the :inl &mree of distribution of said estate: and .he a further time and place be fixed for the tearing of said petition for the discharge of aid administratrix, together with the sure- tbes on her bond. It is ordered that said petition for the :amination and allowance of said final de. .mm and the filing of the final decree in said matter be heard ac the Probate Court Silica in the Court House at the City of Or- mvH!e, i said Cnunty of Big Stone, on Monday, the 8th day of May A. D., 1922, at [0:00 e'clock in the fbtnoon of said day. 'It "is further ordered that said petition for .be discharge of aid admintstratrix, together ":th tim sureties on her bond be heard at t: Probat Court office at the Court House; in the City of Ortonville/in said County of  :>,t,. on Monday, the 8th day of May A. D. 1922, at 19:00 o'clock in the forenoon of aid day; a which time and place said ad- distratrix of said estate wilt be allowed o mke proof that she hs complied with said a! decree and with all the orders of this :ourt in said matter, and all persona inter- :sted will be beard for and against said dis- +kare of said administratrix'and the sureties on her bond. It is further ordered that notlce hereof be iven to all parties iereted by publishing his order. nee in each week, for three suc- eavo we<,ks, Drier to said day above speci- fled for the examination of said final account n the Ortonville Independent, a weekly news- tmper, printed nnd published at the city of Ortonville, in aid County and State. Dated April 12 A. D. 1922. By the Court R. B+ HUDSON, (Seal) Judge of Probate, (First Pub, April 15 3w) able Culverts, 240'-12" (b) Graveling: 4 miles, 4,000 C. Y. Job No. 2202--State Road No. 8- Length 1 mile (north of Jvhnson) Ap- proximate quantities: (a) Grading: Excavation, 3,950 C. Y.; Overhaul, 4,400 C. Y.; Portable Culverts, 84'-12", 35'-15". (b) Graveling: 1 mile, 1,000 C. Y. Job No. 2203--State Road qo. 4.-- Length 3.84 miles (east of Ortonville) Approximate quantities: (a) Grading: Excavation, 17,800 C. Y.; Overhaul, 9,540 C. Y.; Portable juJverts, 220'-12"; 226'-15"; 45'-18"; 70'-24." (b) Graveling: 4,000 C. Y. Job No. 2204.State Road No. 2. (west of Clinton). Gra#eling, 4 Mi., 4,000 C. Y. Job No. 2205.State Road No. 3.-- (northeast from Graceville) 2 mile. (a) Grading: Excavation, 4,500 C. Y.; Overhaul, 7,500 C. Y.; Portable Culverts, 200'-12". (b) Graveling: 2,000 C. Y. Job No. 2206.--State Road No. 2.-- (south from Beardsley) Graveling, 3Ys miles, 3,500 C. Y. Separate bids should be submitted for grading and graveling on the re- spective jobs. Plans and specica- tions may be exdned at the office of the County Auditor, Ortonville, Minn., or at the office of the Highway Department, St. Paul. Bids mAst be accompanied by a certified check or bidder's bond payable to the County Treasurer, for at least 5 per cent of the amount of the proposal. The right is 'reserved to reject any or all bids apd to waive any defects. A. V. RANDALL, County Auditor, Ortonville, Minn. (First Pub: April 20 3w) Echoes of Army Days.--Hundreds of tents on the shores of Lake Pepin will bring back to Legionaires who attend the First District Legion Con- vention at Lake City in June, mem- ories of arrdy days. A steamboat h been leased for joy ride--to please the gobs. Out a Ortonville, Minn., on beautiful Big Stone Lake, Legion- aires are preparing to entertain the Seventh District Legion Convention. Mankato will be host to the Second District Summer meeting. N e w Prague is gomg the limit to welcome Third District buddies at the June Convention. The Ninth will eet at Ado in July; the Tenth met last week at Pine City; the Fourth, Fifth, and Eighth meet regularly once each month. A tri-comty Legion conven- tion for posts in Washington, Dakota and Scott counties of the Third Dis- trict was set for April 27th, at South St. Paul. "Mr. Brazil Talking." A party at Gregory, S. D., came into the telephone office and called a fall number at Burke. When the party answered, the operator asked, "Is this Chestnut 7217" The party replied, "No, but diss is his ladder." --THE INDEPENDENT IS $2.00 YEAR--AND WORTH IT. distribution of said estate; and that a further time and place be fixed for the hearing of said petition" for the discharge of said administratrix; to- gether with the sm'eties on her bond. It is ordered, that said petition for the examination and allowance of said final account and the filing of the final decree in said matter be heard at the Probate Court Office in the Court HOuse at the City of Ortonville, in said County of Big Stone, on Monday, pay the instalment of interest in the sum of Two Hundred Seventy Dollars ($270.00) which became due and payable on said note in said mortgage described on the said firs day of March, 1922. and said Merehmt Trust and Savings Bank, pursuant to the provisions of said note and soft,rage, has elected, and tles tmrcby elect, to dec|are all sums evidenced by said note. together with all accrued interest to be due and payable, and there is claimed to be due and is due on aid mortgage at the date of this notice the sum of Four Thou- sand Five Hundred Dollars ($4,500) and int- erest thereon at the rate of six per cent (6 per cent) per annum from the first daY of March. 1921, which interest at the date of bi ntice amounts to Two Hundred Eighty- the 22nd day of May A. D. 1922 at eight Dollars ($288.00) and also the sum of .1.0 o'clock in the forenoon of said day. uventy-iive Dollars ($'/5.00) attorney's fees, as It iS further ordered that said peti- prey!dad for tn said mortgage, and no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or tion for the discharge of said udmin- in equity to recover the debt secured by said istratrix, together with the sureties on mortgage, or any part thereof, save that a her bond be heard at the Probate claim has been filed in the Probate Cou of Big Stone County. Minnesota, against the es- Court office at the Court House, in tate of Andrew D. O'Brlen, leeeased, on ac- the City of Ortnville, in said Courty of Big Stone, on Monday the 22nd day of May A. D. 1922 at 10 o'clock in the forenoon of said day; at whieh time and place said administratrix of said estate will be allowed to make proof that she has complied with said final decree and with all the orders of this Court in said matter, and all persons interacted will be heard for and against said discharge of said ad- ministratrix and the sureties on her bond. It is further ordered, that notice hereof be given to all parties interest- ed by publishing this oder, once in each week, for three successive weeks prior to said day above specified for the examination of said final accouter, in the Ortonville Independent, a week- ly newspaper, printed and published at the city of Ortonvitle in said Coun- ty and state. Dated April 25. A. D. 1922. By the Court. (Court Seal) R.B. HUDSON, Judge of Probate. ----  t ' Citation for Hearing On Petition For Administration. STATE OF MINNESOTA, County of Big Stone--ss. In Probate Curt. In the matter of 'the estate of Ign a- tious A. Foeli, decedent. The State of Minnesota to Maud Foell, Danford T. Foell, and Catherine Foell, heirs at law of said deceased and to all peons interested in the estate of said decedent: The petition of Maud F0ell having been filed in this court, representing that'Ignatious A. Foell, then a resident of the County of Big Stone, State of Minnesota, died testate on the 7th day 5f April, 1922, leaving an estate in the County of Big Stone described as follows, to-w/t: Personal prperlly consisting of house- hold good and farm rnachinmT, the whole value thereof not exceeding the stun of $650.00; and the petitioner praying for a final decree of distribu- tion assigning the property of said estate to the persons thereunto en- title(l; and the Court having fixed the time, and pace for hearing said peti- tion. Therefore, you, and each of you, are hereby cited and required to show cause, if any you'have; befvre this court at the Probate Cour Rooms in the Court House, in the Cit of Orton- ville, in the County ,of Big Stone, State of Minnesota, on the 15th (lay of count of said note, but that no part of said claim has been paid and by the 'erms of its proof of claim said mortgagee expressly re- served all its rights under said mortgage. Now, therefore, notice ts hereby glean that un- der and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, and pursuant to the statute in such ease made and provided, the said mortgage will be foreclosed by the sale of the mortgaged premises at public auction by the sheriff|of said County of Big Stone to ihe highest bidder therefor for cas on Tuesday, the 16th day of May, 1922, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon, at the front door of the Court House in the City of Ortonville in the County of Big Stone and State o Minnesota, to satis- fy the amount which will then and there he due on said mortgage for principal and inter- est, together with the costs arid charges of sale, the taxes, if any. on said premises and said Seventy-five Dollars ($75.00) for attorney's feeS, said mortgaged premises so to be sold lying and hefng in the Count}, of Big Stone and State of Minnesota and more parfleular- ly described as follows, to-wit: East Half f Southwest Quarter (E of SW), Southwest Quarter of Northwest Quar- ter (SW/ of NWt), Ita Three (3) and Four (4) ef Section Four (4) : South Half of North Half (S of N)," Lots One (1). Two (2) and Five () of Section Five (5), East Half of Northwest Qmrter (E of NW), Lots One (1), Two () and Three (3), 9f Seetion Nine (9), and that- pgrt of the -- h-out - west Quai'ter of Southwest Qurter (SW of SW]) Section Nine (9) lying north of the railrpsd right of way, all of the foregoing beln in Township One Hundred Twenty-four (124) North, Range Forty-ven (47) West. according to the Government survey thereof, together with and including all land of the meandered lake bed in said sections', township and range, which is appurtenant and belongs to the several lots abeve described abuttinf thereon, all of the above deserihed and above mentioned lands containing 772 acres, more or less. according to the United States Gov- ernment Survey thereof. Dated March 25th. 1922. MERCHANTS TRUST AND SAVINGS BANK, Mortgagee. WALTER E. KUNZE. Attorney for said Mortgagee, Care Merchants Trust and Savings Bank, Saint Paul, Minnesota. (First Pub, Mar. 30 6w) TAX JUDGMENT SALF Pursuant to Real Estate Tax Judg- ment of the District Court, of the County of Big Stone, State of Minne- sota, entered the 25th day of Mrch, A. D., 1922 in proceedings for enforc- ing payment of Taxes ad Penalties upon Real Estate in the County of Big Stone, State of Minnesota, remain- ing delinquent on the first Monday in January, 1922 and the Statutes in such case made and vrovided I shall, on the second Monday, being the 8TH DAY OF MAY, A. D. 1922, at o'clock in the forenoon, at in the Court Huse in the tom,file, and County of Big Minnesota, sell the lands chared with Taxes, Penalties and May, 1922, at 10:00 o'clock a. m., why Costs in said Judgment, ad on which said petition should trot be granted. Taxes shall not have been previously Witness, the Judge of said Court, paid. and the Seal of said Court this 19th Dated at Ottovilla, Minn., this 19th day of April, 1922. day of April A. D. 1922. (Court Seal) R.B. HUDSON, (Seal) A.V. 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