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Culver City, Indiana, 1/6, 1896

Be it remembered that the Town Board of the Town of Culver City, (formerly Marmont) Indiana met in regular session at T. B. Harris' office at 7 O'clock P.M. on the 6th day of Jaunary 1896. And there were present at said meeting Trustees T. B. Harris, J. H. Castleman, and E. W. Geiselman.

The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved.

Be it further remembered that the following bill was presented and

ordered paid.
    Culver City, Indiana Jan 6, 1896
    Town of Culver City to
    Dillion & Castleman Dr
    for 1 Rod tile, thirty five cents. .35
    We the undersigned herby certify that the foregoing bill is just, true and unpaid.
    Signed Dillion & Castlelman.

On motion which was duly seconded and carried, said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

On motion Said Board adjourned.
Chas. Zechiel, Clerk
T. B. Harris Pres. of Board

Culver City, Indiana, Jan 20 1896
Be it remembered that the Town Board of the Town of Culver City, Indiana, met in regular session at T. B. Harris office, on the 20th day of January, 1896. And there were present at said meeting Trustees J. H. Castleman, T. B. Harris and E. W. Geisleman.

The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved.

Be it further remembered that the following bills were present and ordered paid.

Culver City, Ind. Jan 13, 1896
Town of Culver City,
In account with Uriah Menser.
June 7, For 1 keg 20d nails$ 1.85
 "8 "2 pr Strap hinges      .30
 "8 " 1 level     .75
 "11 "1 Square    .40
 "11 "1 Ball Twine     .15
 "25 "Police Goods (Club,$2,00, Hand Nip $1.00, H. C. $3.75) $ 6.75
July3 "1 Keg 20d nails    2.25
Oct10 "1    "     "     "    3.50
Nov13 "8# 20d nails     .32
Dec19 "5# 20d nails     .20
Totall$16.47


I the undersigned hereby certify that the foregoing bill is just true and unpaid signed Uriah Menser

On motion which was duly seconded and carried Said bill was allowed and ordered paid

Culver City, Ind. Jan 2O, 1896
Town of Culver City
TO H. V. Shaw Dr -
For 1 1/2 da's work on steets @ $1,25 per day
Total $1.89
H. V. Shaw.
I the undersigned hereby certify that the above bill is just true & unpaid.
Signed, Nathaniel Gandy
On motion which was duly seconded and carried, said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

Be it also remembered that a motion was made by Trustee Castleman which motion was also duly seconded by trustee Geisleman that the clerk be authorized and instructed to issue orders to the School Board for second quarter Salaries and also to the Secretary of Board of Health for fourth quarter slary now due.

The yeas & Nays were taken upon said motion and Trustees E. W. Geisleman, J. H. Castleman, & T.B. Harris, voted in the affirmative, and the president T. B. Harris, declared said motion carried.

Be it remember thtat on motion which was duly seconded and carried The order giving Marshall the preference in constructing street cross walks at $3.00 per walk and alley cross walks at $1,50 per walk, be and is here by rescinded.

And be it further remembered that a motion was made by Trustee Castleman which motion was duly seconded by Trustee Geisleman, That Thomas Medbourn be appointed Secretary of the Board of Health.

To have and hold said office for one year or until his succesor is duly appoinited and qualified.

The yeas and Hays were taken upon said motion and Trustees, J. H. Castleman, E. W. Geislman voted in the and T. B. Harris Voted in the affirmative, and the president T. B. Harris, declared said motion carried.

On motion Said Board adjourned

Chas Zechiel, Clerk
T. B. Harris Pes. of Board.

Culver City, Indiana, Feb. 3, 1896

Be it remembered that on the 3rd day of February, 1896, The Town Board of the town of Culver City, Indiana met in regular session at T. B. Harris' office, at 7 o'clock P.M.Ande there were presnt at said meeting Trustees, T. B. Harris, J. H. Castleman and E. W. Geiselman.

The minutes of the previvous meeting were read and approved.

Be it further remembered that a motion was made by Trustee Castleman, That the clekr notify the Marshal, in writing to put in the sewer across lake street, and slso fix the wash out on Cass Street. Said motion was duly seconded by Trustee Geiselman; The yeas and nays were taken upon said motion, and upon roll call, Trustees, T. B. Harris, J. H. Castleman and E. W. Geiselman, Voted in the affirmative. The president, T. B. Harris, declared said motion carried.

On motion Said board adjourned.

Attest.
Chas. Zechiel, Clerk
T. B. Harris Pres of Board.

Culver City, Indiana, Feb 17, 1896

Be it remembered that the Town Board of the Town of Culver City, Indiana, met in a regular session at T. B. Harris' office, at 7 o'clock P.M. on the 17th day of February, 1896. and there were present at said meeting, Trustees T. B. Harris, E. W. Geisleman and J. H. Castleman.Z

The minuted of the previous meeting were read and approved.

And be it further remembered, that Thomas Medbourn presented his certificate of appointment as Secretary of the Board of Health of the Town of Culver City, and his oath of office thereunto attached, and on motion which was duly seconded and carried said certificate and oath of office were ordered made a part of the reord, and are in the words and figures following, towit:
    Certificate of Appointment
    Culver City, Indiana, Jan 21, 1896

    This is to certify that Thomas Medbourn, a resident of the town of Culver City, was on the 20th day of January, 1896, dulty appointed secretary of the Board of Health, of the Town of Culver City, Indiana, by the Board of Trustees of said Town, to have and to hold said office for one year, or until his successor is duly appointed and qualified.

    Attest:
    Chas. Zechiel, Clerk
    T. B. Harris, Pres of Board
    (Signed)

    State of Indiana
    Marshall County, Ind.

    I Thomas Medborn, do solomonly swear that I will support the constitution of the United States, and the constitution of the State of Indiana and that I will faithfully an dimpartially discharfe my duties as Secretary of the Board of Health of the Town of Culver City, Indiana, according to law and to the best of my ability, So help me God.

    (signed) Thomas Medbourn

    Subscribed and sworn to before me this 17th day of February, 1896

    Chas Zechiel, Town Clerk


On motion Said Board adjourned

Chas Zechiel, Clerk
T.B. Harris Pres. of Board.

Culver City, Indiana 3/2, 1896

Be it remembered that the Town Board of the Town of Culver City, Indiana, met in regular session at T. B. Harris office on the 2nd day of March, 1896 at 7 O'clock P.M., and there were present at said meeting Trustees T. B. Harris, J. H. Castleman, and E. W. Geisleman

The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved.

Be it remembered that the following bill was presented and ordered paid:
    Culver City, Ind. 2/18, 1896
    Town of Culver City,
    To H. M. Speyer Dr.
    1 Record Book $0.45


On motion which was duly seconded and carried, said Bill was allowed and ordered Paid.

On Motion said Board adjourned.

Chas. Zecheil, Clerk
T.B. Harris, Pres of Board.

Culver City Indiana, Apr. 2, 1896

Be it remembered that the Town Board of the Town of Culver City, Indiana, met in Special Session at T. B. Harris office on the 2nd day of April 1896, in response to the following notice:
    Notice of Special Meeting

    T. J. H. Castleman and E. E. Geiselman:

    You are hereby notified that there will be a special meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Town of Culver City, Indiana for the purpose of passing an ordinance providing for the


muzzing of Dogs and to prevent Hydophobia. Attest:
(signed)
Chas Zechiel, Clerk
T. B. Harris Pres of Board

We hereby accept service of the above notice on us this 2nd day of April, 1896

(signed)
J. H Castleman
E.W. Geiselman

And be it further remembered that were present at said meeting, Trustees T. B. Harris, J. H. Castleman, E. W Geislman

And be it further remembered that Trustte James H. Castleman presented the following Ordinace, being Ordinance No. ten (10)
    An ordinance providing for the muzzling of Dogs and to prenent Hydophobia.

    Whereas, there is inament danger of Hydrophobia being spread and commuinicated by dogs within the Town of Culver City, (formerly Marmont) Indiana

    Article I Therefore be it ordained by the Board of Trustees of said Town that it shall be unlawful for any person or persons to permit or suffer any dog owned , controlled or harbored by such person or persons to enter or be upon any of the streets, alleys or commons of said Town unless such dog shall be securely muzzled, and any person or persons owning, controlling or suffering any dong to be upon the streets, alleys or commons of said Town unmuzzeled shall be fined not to exceed $25,00 nor less than $5.00

    Article II And be it further ordained that any dog found upon the streets, alleys or commons of said Town unmuzzed shall be shot by the Marshall of said Town nprovided that, Notice in writing be first given to the person or persons owning or harboring such dag, by such Marshal of his intention so to do


Where as an emergency exists for the immediate passsage of this ordinance,

it shall therefore, take effect from and after its passge.

Passed this 2nd day of April, 1896

attest:
(signed)
Chas Zechiel, Clerk

T.B. Harris Pres of Board

And it was moved by Trustee J. H. Castleman, which motion was also duly seconded by Trustee E. W. Geisleman that said ordiance be placed upon its final passage at its first reading.

The yeas and nays were taken upon said motion and upon roll call Thrustees J. H. Casltlelman, E. W. Geislman and T B Harris voted in the affirmative and th president T. B. Harris declared said motion carried

It was then moved by Trustee Castleman which motion was also duly seconded by Trustee Geislamn that said ordiance by passed and adopted as read.

The yeas and nays were taken upon said motion and upon roll call, Trustees E. W. Geisleman, J. H. Castleman and T. B. Harris voted in the affirmative and the president, T. B. Harris, declared said motion carried and said ordinance passed and adopted as read.

On motion said Board adjourned

Attest:

Chas Zechiel, Clerk
T. B. Harris pres of Board

Culver City, Indiana April 1896c
Be it further remembered that the following bill was presented and ordered paid.

Culver City, Ind. Mar 16, 1896
Culver City Incorporation to
T. B. Harris, Dr.
Oct 7-15To,24 pcs2/814 ft Hemloch @ $12.00$  5.47
" 9To,48  "2/814 -- " "    "    7.68
" 9To,12  "2/814 -- " "    "    2.28
"9"10  "4/48 -- Oak " $16.00    1.92
"11"30 "2/812-- Hemloch @ $12.00}
" " " 16 " 2/814 -- Hemloch "    "     9.40
"""12  "2/816 -- Hemloch "    "    3.02
"""30  "2/814 -- Hemloch "    "    6.84
"12"8  "2/616-- Hemloch "    "    1.53
"13"8  "2/816-- Hemloch "   "}
"13"2  "2/814-- Hemloch "    "}
" 13"6 "4/4 4 --Oak " $16.00    2.82
" 13 "20  "2/814-- Hemloch @ $12.00}
" 13 "2  "2/614--"  "    "}
" 13 "8  "3/4 4-- Hemloch "    "     5.61
" 14 "4  "2/816--"  "    " }
" 14 "2 "2/616--"  "    "}
" 14 "8  "4/4 4-- Oak "    "    2.15
" 15 "5 "2/816--Hemloch "    "    1.26
Nov 26 "10 "2/816--" "    "}
" 26 "3  "4/4 12-- Oak "    "    3.19
Dec19 "10 "2/8 16-- Hemloch "    "}
" 19 "4  "1/6 12-- Oak "    "    3.03
-- Total$56.20


On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowed and ordered paid

Be it also further remembered that a motion was made by Trustee Castleman which motion was duly seconded by Trustee Geisleman, that J. R Koontz be appointed as Inspector of an election to be held May 4 1896. The yeas and nays were taken upon said motion and upon roll call Trustees Castleman, Geislman and Harris voted in the affitmative and the prresident T. B. Harris, declared said

motion carried

On motion which was duly seconded and carried It was ordered to advertise the constuction of a sidewalk along the South end of lot owned by Mrs Jane Brunk, in the Culver City Herald for two consecutive publications

Be it also futher rememberd that on motion which was duly seconded and carried it was ordered to serve a notice on Nussbaum & Mayer for the construction of a side walk along the south end of the lot owned by the said Nussbaum & Mayer in out lot No 5 Culver City, (formerly Marmont) Indiana

Be it further remembered that a motion was made which moion was also duly seconded that a Notice of Election, to be held at the School House May 4, 1896, for the purpose of electing one trustee in 1st ward, one trustee 3rd ward, one Treasurer, one Marshal, one clerk, be published in the Culver City Hearal for 3 consecutive issues.

The yeas and nays were taken upon said motion, and upon roll call, Trustees Castleman, Geisleman and Harris voted in the affirmative, and the president T. B. Harris declared said motion carried.

On motion said Board adjourned

Attest:
Chas. Zechiel, Clerk
T B Harris Pred. of Board

Culver city, 4/20, 1896
Be it remembered that the Town Board of the town of Culver City (Formerly Marmont) Indiana, met in reqular session at T. B. Harris office on the 20th day of April 1896 at 7 o'clock P.M.; and there were present at said meeting of the Board Trustees J. H. Castleman, T. B. Harris and E. W. Geiselman.

The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved.

Be it further remembered that, since H. H. Koontz, who had been previously appointed as Inspector of Election, was nominated as candidate for Town Marshal, and hereby causing a vacancy in the office of Inspector, It was moved by Trustee Castleman which motion was duly seconded by trustee Geisleman that Marcus F. Mosher be appointed as Inspector of Election to be held May 4, 1896. The yeas and nays were taked upon said motion and upon roll call Trustees T. B. Harris, J. H. Castleman and E. W. Geisleman voted in the affirmative, and the president T. B. Harris declared said motion carried and

Be it also further remembered that the following bills were presented and ordered paid.

Culver City, Indiana Apr 20, 1896
Town of Culver City Dr. to W. H. Wilson for Grate for Calaboose $2.25
W. H. Wilson

On motion which was duly seconded andcarried, said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

Culver City, Ind. April 18, 1896
Town of Culver City to Geo Nearpass Dr
for printinf Non resident Notice Culver City vs Mrs Jane Brunk, one issue in Herald $2.00
To printing election notice in Herald three issues $1.65
Geo Nearpass

It was moved by Trustee Castlelman

which motion was duly seconded by trustee Geisleman, that said bills be laid on the table pending further investigation. The yeas and nays were taken upon siad motion and upon roll call, Trustees T. B. Harris, J. H. Castleman and E. W. Geisleman voted in the affirmative and the president T. B. Harris declared said motion carried.

Be it also further remembered that the following pertition was presented and read.
    To the Honorable Town Board of Culver City:

    We the undersigned citizens of said town do humbly pray your Honorable body to order the building of a certain side walk as hereinafter described:

    Commencing at a cetain viz:

    At the North West corner of Lot No. 7 in the Vandalia Addition to the Town of Marmont now Culver City thence South on the East side of Lake View street until it intersects Scott Street. Affecting lots owned by Margaret Swigart, John Souder, John Horgeshimer, Jacob Casey and Antone Meyer. Date at Culver City this 16th day of April 1896

    (signed)
    John W. Souder
    John Horgeshimer
    Jacob Casey
    Margaret Swigart


It was moved by Trustee Castleman which motion was duly seconded by Trustee Geisleman that said petition be granted and that said walk is to be completed by June 14, 1896

The yeas and nays were taken upon said motion and Trustees Harris, Castleman and Geislam voeted in the affirmative and the President T. B. Harris declared said motion carried

On Motion which was duly seconded and carried, It was ordered to notiy in writing for the construction of a certain side walk the following parties towits: John P Cromley

Frank Cromely, John W Cromely and also that W. S. Easterday be notified to lower his sidewalk in accorance to the grade of the street.

On motion which was duly seconded and carried, the communication of Ho. Chas. P Drummond were read and received.

On motion said Board adjourned

Attest:
Chas. Zechiel Clerk
--- Pres of Board

Culver City Indiana, 5/4 1896

Be it remembered that the Town Board of the Town of CUlver City, (formerly Marmont) Indiana met in regualar session at T. B. Harris office, on the 4th day of May 1896, at 7 O'clock P.M., and there were present at said meeting Trustees T. B. Harris, J. H. Castleman and E. W. Geisleman

The mintues of the previous meeting were read and approved

Be it also further remembered that the following bills were presentd and ordered paid:

Culver City, Indiana April 18, 1896
Common Council to Geo Nearpass Dr
printing election notice in Herald three issues $1.65
Geo Nearpass

Culver City, Indiana, May 4, 1896
Ciinib Ciybcuk of Culver City,
To Geo Nearpass Dr.

Total
printing treasurer's fiincanical statement, seven folio's @ 75 per folio, one issue $ 5.25
Printing names of candidated on city ticket two issues first insertion $1.50 second .80 $ 2.30
Printing the Mrs. Brunk non resident notice two issues $4.00 $ 4.00
$11.25


On motion which was duly seconded and carried, said bills were allowed and ordered paid

Logansport, Indiana Apr. 22, 1896
Town of Culver City, Dt. To
Wilson Homphre & Co.
1 Set Poll Books    $1.50
5 English Instruction Carfs    .50
Total    $2.00


On motion which was duly seconded and carred said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

Culver CIty, Indiana May 4 1896
Town of Culver City to Chas. Zechiel, Dr.
Nov 16Expenseonf Road tax Book.    .25
Apr 23Expense of Election supplies     .25
Stamps    .50
Total    $1.00

Charels Zechiel

On motion which was duly recorded and carried, said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

Culver City Indiana May 4, 1896 Town of Culver city to T. B. Harris Dr.
April 19? 12 pcs 2/12 - 12 @ $15.00 per M   
pril 19? 12 pcs 2/8 - 12 @ $15.00 per M   
    $7.35

T. B. Harris

On motion which was duly seconded and carried, said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

Plymoyuth, Indiana May 2 1896
Town of Culver City to D. McDonald ? ? favoror Geo Nearpass Sr. $2.00
500 Election tickets    
20 sample balots     2.00
Total     $4.00


On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowed and ordered paid

Burr Oak, Indiana Apr 29th 1896
   
868 ft 1 1/4 by 4 to 8 in. wide @ $16.00 per M    $13.88
602 ft crosswalk material @ $16.00 per M    Thornburg & Bollman
    9.69
    Thornburg & Bollman


On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was laid on the table pending insuratuction.

Be it also further remembered that the following petition was.
presented and read

Culver City, Indiana, May 1, 1896
To the Honorable Board of Trustees of the Town of Culver City, Indiana:

We the Undersigned citizens of the Town of Culver City (formerly Marmont) Indiana do hereby pray your Honorable Body to take some suitable action for the drainage of the marsh East of Main street in said Town. Ande we further pray thay you give this matter your immediate and careful consideration.

Dated at Culver City, this 1st day of May 1896. (signed)

H. M. Speyer
Sam E Medbourn
W. H. Wilson
B. W. S. WIseman
Jacob Kuntz
Geo. W. Garn
W. H. Porter
Frank Cromley
O. H. Rea
Thomas Medbourn
Urias Menser
Oliver Morris
D. G. Walter
P. L. Carl
H. J. Meredith
H. Oyler
B. F. Medbourn
L. C. WIseman
J. W, Barber
E. M. George
J. F. Cromley
O Dudleson
J. H. Born
E. B. Vanshoiach
John W. Osborn
John Osborn
Henry Zechiel
D. A. Bradley
David Swigart
S. G. Buswell


On motion which was duly seconded and carried it was ordered to notify the Marshall to dig a ditch for the drainage of said marssh, Said work to be taken out of Road Work.

Be it also further remembered that the following bull was presented and ordered paid

Culver City, Indiana, May _, 1896
Town od Culver City, to N. Gandy Dr. for 18 das work on streets @ $1.50 per day $27.00

On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

Be it further remembered that a motion was made by Trustee Castleman
which mmotion was duly seconded by Trustee Geiselman. That orders be issued to all the Town ofificers for all Salary due the.

The yeas and nays were taken upon said motion and upon roll call. Trustees J. H. Castleman, T. B. Harris, E. W. Geiselman Voted in the affirmative and the president T. B. Harris declared said motion caried

On motion which was diuly secpmded and carried, The Board tendered their heartfelt thanks to their esteemed president T. B. Harris, for the use of his office during the past year.

On motion said Board adjourned

AttesL: Chas. Zechiel, Clerk T. B. Harris, Pres. of Board.

Culver City, Indiana, May 9 1896
Be it remembered that the Town Board of the Town of Culver City formerly Marmont, Indiana met in special session at T. B. Harris office on the 8th day of May, 1896 pursuant to the following notice:

Notice of Special Meeting To James H. Castleman, E. W. Geiselman You are hereby notified that there will be a special meeting of the Board of Trustees for the purpose of qualifying the newly elected officers. Said meeting to he held at T. B. Harris office at 7 o'clock P. M. MAy 8th 1896

SIgned: CHas. Zechiel Clerk
T. B. Harris, Pres.of Board.

We hereby accept service of the above notice on us this 6th fay of May 1896. Signed E. W. Geislman, James H. Castleman.

And their ___present at said meetingTrustees T. B. Harris, E. W. Geiselman and James H. Castlelman
And be it further remembered that Frederick L Carl presented and filed his certificate of Election, with oath of office thereunto attached, and being duly sworn upon his oath, presented and filed his bond which upon motion was duly accepted and appreved by the Board of Trustees

Abd be it alson remembered that David B. Young presented and filed his certificate of Election with oath __ office there unto attached, and being duly sworn upon his oath presented and filled his bond which upon motion was duly accepted and approved by the Board of trustees.

And be in also further remembered tbat William Overman presented and amd filled his cretifiicate of Election with oath of office therunto attached and being duly sworn upon his oath presented and filed his bond, which upon motion was duly accepted and approved by the board of Trustees.

And be it further remembered that the certificates of election of James H. Castleman and D. G. Walter, with oaths of office thereunto attached were presented and filed and being duly, sworn upon their oaths a motion _ _ _ duly accepted and approved.

Be it furthered remembered that on motion which was duly seconded and carried. The report of the Treasurer was in all things aproved and accepted and adopted

Be it also remembered that on moition which was duly seconded and carried, the Clerks Record was in all thingd accepted, approved and adopted.

On motion said board adjourned

Attest:
Chas Zechiel Clerk
T. B. Harris Pres. of Board
Culver City Ind. May 18 1896
Be it remembered that the Town Board of the town of Culver City (formerly Marmont) met on the 18: day of May 1896 at 7 oclock P.M.

Present James H.Castleman E. W. Geiselman and D. G. Walter trustees of said town

Board was organized by electing James H. Castleman President to serve untill his successor is duly elected and qualified

Minutes of previous meetings were read and approved

Motion made to take the motion from the tahle of previous meeting which motion was duly secoded and carried. Motion made to reject the bill included aforesaid motion which motion was dully seconded and carried.

The following bills were then presented and ordered paid.

Culver City, Ind. May 18 1896
Culver City Dr Bowman & Co. to 376 ft 3/8 crossing plank at $16 per __ $601
Inspected by T. B. Harried On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bll was allowed and orderd paid.

Culver City Dr. to John Medbourn $1.50 for services as Election Sheriff of Town electetion held May 4" 1896
John Medbourn
On motion which was duly seconded and carrried said biill was allowed and ordered paid.
Culver City, Ind. May 16 1896
Town of Culver City to Samuel Ulery Dr. for 1 day labor as Poll Clerk $2.00
I the undersigned hereby certify that the above bill is just and true and unpaid
Samuel Ulery
On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bull was allowed and ordered paid

Culver City Ind. Mary 18 1896
Town of Culver Ciity to John Horgwshimer Dr. for 1 days labor as Elecetion Judge $2.00
I hereby certify that the above bill is just and true and unpaid
John Horgwshimer
On morion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was alowed and ordered paid

Culver City Ind. May 7 1896
To to honorable trustees of the town of Culver City for the Election Board of the town of Culver 14 meals at 25 cts oer meal $3.50.
Mrs. Margaret Morris
On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowed and ordered paid

Plymouth Ind. May 15 1886
Culver Ciity Ind.
To Clerk Circuit Court Dr.
To filing and recording returns of Election May 96 .50 cts.
On motion which was duly seconded and carrued siad bill was allowed and ordered paid.

On Motion sad Board adjourned

Attest: F. L. Carl, Clerk
J. H.. Castleman, Presl
Culver City Indi June 1st 1896
Be it remembered that the Town Board of the town of Culver City (formerly MArmont) met of the first day of June 1896 at _ oclock P. M. Present James H Castleman, E. W. Geisleman and D. G. Walter Tust. of siaid town.

Minutes of previious meeting were read and approved

The following bill was presented and ordered paid

Culver City Dr to M. F Mosher To service on Election Board $2.00

Making returns to clerk of _ $2.00 Telephone service 25 cts. Total $ 4.25


On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowed and ordered paiid.

And be it futhere remembered that the said Board selected and appointed Oliver A Rea as school trustee for said town to have and to hold said office until his successor is duly ecected and qualified.

And be it further remembered that on motion which was duly sconded and carried the K of P building association was ordered to lower the side walk in front of their building to the estssbllished grade.

On motion said Board adjourned

Attest: F. L. Carl, Clerk
J. H.Castleman, Pres.
Culver City,In. June 15" 1896
Bei it remembered that tht town Board of the town of Culver City (formerly Marmont) met on the 15"day of June 1896at 7 o'clock P. M. Present at said meeting James H. Castleman, E. W.Geiselman and D. G Walter Trustees of said town. Minutes of previous meeting were read and approved and be it further remembered that the following bills were presented and ordered paiid.

Culver Ciut, Ind. June15 1896
Town of Culver City Dr. to Joseph F. Cromley for services as Marshall on Election Board $1.50

Joseph F. Cromley
On Motion which was duly seconded and carried said bll was allowed and ordered paid.

Culver City Ind.
Jun 15 1896
Town of Culver Dr. to John F. Cromley for service as judge on election board $2.00
John F. Cromley
On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowerd and ordered paid.

culver City Indiana
June 15 1896
Culver City to T. B. Harries Dr for lumber by Wm. Overman for Nussbaum & Mayer's walk
Do 16 Pc 2 X 6  -  16 ---- 8 Pc 2 X 6  -  12 --- 8 Pc 2 X 6  -  14
"" 8 " 2 X 4 -  16 ---- 600 ft 2 X 6  -  10 - 16 " 1 X 4 -  10
"" 10 " 2 X 4  -  10 8 Pc 1 X 6 -  10 -
?? Total 16.18
On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowed and ordered paid. On motion which was duly seconded and carried the clerk was instructed
to draw an order in favor of D. B. Young Treasurer of said town, to make first payment on note at frst National Bank, Plymouth, Ind. and interest on same for one year in the amount of $132.00

On motion said Board adjorned

Attest: F. L. Carl, Clerk. Jas. H. Castleman, Pres.

Culver CIty Ind.
July 20" 1896
Be it remembered that the Town Board of the town of Culver City (formerly Marmont) met on the 20" day of July 1896 at 7 Oclock P.M. Present James H. Caleman E. W. Geiselman and D. G. Walter Trustees of said town minutes of previous meeting were read and approved. Motion made and seconded the the Clerk instruct the Marshall to notify Wm. Knobel to take out license for one Billiard table and Bowling alley motion carried. On motion said board adjourned

Attest: F. L. Carl, Clerk. Jas. H. Castleman, Pres.

culver City Ind.
Aug.17:: 1896
Be it remembered that the Town Board of the town of Culver City (formerly Marmont) met on the 17: day of August 1896 at 7 Oclock P. M. Present at said meeting Trustees James H. Castleman D. G. Walter & E. W. Geisleman. The following bills were presented and ordered paid

Culver City Indian Aug 17" 1896
Culver City Dr to John Josborn for Telephone service $2.50
On Motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

Culver City Ind. Aug 17" 1896
Town of Culver Ciy D to John H. Luick fo three rods of 12 in tile $4.80
On motion which was duly seconded said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

Culver City Ind Aug 17 1896
Town of Culver City Dr to Steven Banks for woik on road $2.00
On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bil was allowed and ordered paid

Culver City Ind. Aug. 17 1896
Culver City Ind to WM. Badgely for work on streets $2.50
On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowed and ordered paid

Culver City Ind. Aug. 17 1896
Culver City Ind to J Taplin for work on streets $2.50
On motion which was duly seconded and carired said bill was allowed and ordered paid

Culver City Ind. Aug. 17 1896
Culver City Ind to L A Patsel for work on streets $3.75
On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowed and ordered paid

Culver City Ind. Aug. 17 1896
Culver City Indi to Richard Patsel for work on streets $5.00
On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowed and ordered paid

Culver City Ind. Aug. 17 1896
Culver City Indi to C Spangler for work on streets .85
On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowed and ordered paid Culver City Ind. Aug. 17 1896
Culver City Ind to Daniel Carr for work on streets .62
On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowed and ordered paid

Culver City Ind. Aug. 17 1896
Culver City Ind to Wm. Swigart for rock $1.00
On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowed and ordered paid

Culver City Ind. Aug. 17 1896
Culver City Ind to U. Menser dir Cemenet & nails $1.53
On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowed and ordered paid

On motion which was fuly seconded and carried the clerk was ordered to draw orders for the salaried officers of the town
ANd be it further remembered that Trustee D. G. Walter presented and read the following ordinance fixing the levy fot taxes of said town for the year 1897. An ordinance fixinth the tax levy of the town of Culver City (formerly Marmont) for the year 1897 which ordinance is No. 11

    Be it ordained by the Board of Trustees of the town of Culver city Indiana that the following levy of taxes be and is hereby made for the year 1897 for said Town to wit

    For corporation puposes on each $100 valuation of the taxable property in said town (40) forty cents, and on each poll for corporation puposes twenty five cents (.45) and for Tuition purposes on each $100 valuation of the taxable property - - saind town twenty five cents ((25) and on each poll for tuition purposes twenty five cents (25). On each $100 valuation of the taxable property with said Town for road purposes twnety five cents (25)

    Whereas an emergency exists for the immediate taking effect of this ordinance it shall take effect from and after its. passage.
      Jmes H. Castleman
      E. W. Geiselman
      D, G, Walter, Trustees
    Attest F. L. Carl, Clerk
And said Walter moved that the same be placed upon its final passge which motion was duly seconded by trustee E. W. Geiselmand. And the yeas and nays were taken upon said motion and upon roll call trustees Walter and Geiselman voted in the affirmative and the president James H. Castleman declared said motion carred.

It was then moved by said Trustee Walter that said ordinance be passed and adopted as read.
which motion was duly seconded by Trustee Geiselman. The yeas and nays were taken upon said motion and before roll call Trustee Walter and Geiselman voted in the affirmative and the President of said board James H Castleman declared said motion carried and said ordinance passed and adopted as read.

It was then moved by Trustee Walter as attorney for the Town for one year and that he shall recieve the sum of thirty five dollars ($35.00) and expeneses duly seconded by trustee Geiselman the yeas and nays were taken before said motion and upon roll call trustee Walter and Geiselman voted in the affirmative and the president declared said motion carried

On motion said board adjourned
F. L. Carl, Clerk Jas H. Castleman, Pres.
which motion was duly seconded by Trustee Geiselman. The yeas and nays were taken upon said motion and upon roll call Trustees Walter and Geiselman voted in the affirmative and the President of said Board James H. Castleman declared said motion carried and said ordinance passes and adopted as read.

It was them moved by Trustee Walter that Chas P. Drummond be employed as attorner for the town for one year and that he shall receive the sum of thrity five dollars (35.00) and expenses for such services . And motion being duly seconded by Trustee Geiselman the ayes and nays were taken upon said motion and upon roll call Trustees Walter and Geiselman voted in the affrimative and the president of said board James H. Castleman decllared said motion carried.

On motion said board adjourned

F. L. Carl, Clerk . Jas. H. Castleman, Pres.
Culver CIty Ind. Sep 7" 1896

Be it remembered that the town board of the town of Culver City (formerly Marmont) met on the 7th day of September at 7 Oclock P. M. Present at said meeting James H. Castleman D. H. Walter and E. W. Geiselman trustees of said town.

Minutes of previous meeting read and approved.

The following bills were presented and ordered paid

Culver City Ind. Sept 7" 1896
Culver City Dr to John Taplin for work on streets $5.15
On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowerd and ordered paid

Culver City Ind. Sep 7" 1896
Culver City Dr. to Schuyler Fairbanks for work on streets $2.50
On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowerd and ordered paid

Culver City Ind. Sep 7" 1896
Culver City Dr to Richard Patsel for work on streets $1.25
On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowed and ordered paid

Culver City Ind. Sep 7" 1896
Culver City Dr to Henry Shaw for work on streets $3.28
On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowed and ordered paid

Culver City Ind. Sep 7" 1896
Culver City Dr to Chas, Hutchens for work on streets $1.88
On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowed and ordered paid
Culver City Ind. Sept 7" 1896
Culver City Dr to Joe Medbourn for work on streets $3.54
On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowed and ordered paid

Culver City Ind. Sep 7" 1896
Culver City Dr to Jerry FIsher for work on streets $1.25
On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowed and ordered paid

Culver City Ind. Sep 7" 1896
Culver City Dr to U.Menser for work on streets $0.20
On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowed and ordered paid

On motion said board adjourned Jas. H. Castleman, Pres
F. L. Carl, Clerk
Culver City Ind. Sept 21' 1896
Be it remembered that the Town Board of the town of Culver City (formerly Marmont) met ont the 21st day of September at 7 Oclock P. M. Present at said meeting Trustees James H. Castleman D. G. Walter and E. W. Geiselman. Minutes of previous meeting were read and approved.

The following bill was presented and ordered paid.

Culver City Ind. Sept 21" 1896 Culver City Dr. to Wm. Foss for services as Clerk on Election Board $2.00
On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowed and ordered paid

On motion said board adjourned

F. L. Carl, Clerk. J. H. Castleman, Pres.
Culver City Ind. Oct 19" 1896
Be it remembered that the Town Board of the town of Culver City (formerly Marmont) met on the 19th day of October 1896 at 7 Oclock P.M. Present at said meeting James H. Castleman and E. W. Geiisleman Trustees of said town. Minutes of previous meeting were read and approved.

he following bills were presented and ordered paid

Culver City Indian Sept 19 1896 Culver City Dr. to Voreis & Rhodes for
60  -  8   in tile  2.75
64  -  10  "   "  4.00
total$6.75

On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was alowed and ordered paid

Culver City In. Oct 5: 1896
Culver City Dr. to Geo. Nearpass
for printing receipts for city Marshall $3.50
On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowed and ordered paid

On motion said board adjourned


F. L. Carl, Clerk. J. H. Castleman
Culver City Ind. Nov. 2" 1896
Be it remembered that the Town Board of the town of Culver City (formerly Marmont) met on the 2nd day of November 1896 at Oclock P.M. Present at said meeting James H. Castleman E. W. Geiselman And D. G. Walter Trustees of said town. Minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved.

The following bill was presented and ordered paid.

Oct 14" 1896
Culver City Ind. to Oscar R. Porter Dr
To making out Road Tax list $4.00
Oscar R. Porter Auditor
On motion which was duly seconded and carred said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

Marmont Ind. Oct 27" 1896
To the Honorable Board of Trustees of Culver City (formerly Marmont) Marshall county and State of Indiana

I hereby resign my office of School trustee in the said town of Culver City to take effect from this date

Very Respectfully O. A. Rea.

On motion which was duly seconced and carried siad resignation was accepted.

And be it further remembered that Board selected and appointed Charles Zechiel School trustee to filll the vacancy caused by the resignation of O. A. Rea.

On motion said Board adjouned


F. L. Carl, clerk J. H. Castleman Pres.
Culver City Ind. Nov 16" 1896
Be it remembered that the Town Board of the Town of Culver City (formely Marmont) met on the 16th day of November 1896 at 7 Oclock P.M. Present at said meeting Trustees James H. Castleman D. G. Walter and E. W. Geiselman The following bills were presented

Marmont Ind. Nov. 16"1896
Town of Culver City Dr. to WM. Overmand for 39 days work on streets at #1.50 per day $58.50
On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

Marmont Ind. Nov. 16" 1896
Town of Culver City Dr. to H. J. Meredith for lamp 40 ¢ and pens 10 ¢ total 50 ¢
On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

On motion which was duly recorded and carried the Clerk was instructed to issue orders for the salaries of the different Town officers.

On motion said Board adjourned

F. L. Carl, Clerk
J. H. Castleman, Pres.
Culver City Ind. Dec. 7" 1896
Be it remembered that the town board of the town of Cuver City (formerly Marmont) met on the 7th day of December 1896 at 7 Oclock P. M. Present at said meeting Trustees James H. Castleman D. G. Walter and E. W. Geiselman

Minutes of previous meeting were read and approved

The following bills were presented and ordered paid.

MArmont Ind. Nov. 30" 1896
Common Council to Geo. Nearpass Dr for printing 500 note heads and 250 envelopes $3.00
On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

Culver CIty Ind. Dec 7"1896
Town Board to John Osborn Dr for one months rent of office room due Dec 12" 1896 - $2.00
On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

ON motion said Board adjourned

attest F. L. Carl, Clerk J. H. Castleman, Pres.
Culver City Ind. Dec 21 1896
Be it remembered that the Town Board of the town of Culver City (fromerly Marmont) met the 21st day of December 1896 at 7 Oclock P.M. Present at said meeting Trustees James H Castleman D. G. Walter and E. W. Geiselman. Minutes of previous meeting were read and approved. The following bills were presented and ordered paid.

Culver City Ind. Dec 17" 96
Town of CUlver City to Voreis and Rhodes Dr. for two said bill was allowed and and ordered paid

Culver City Ind. Dec. 21"96
Town Board to E. B. VAnschoiack Dr for one writing dish $2.00

On MOtion which was duly seconded and carried said bull was allowe and ordered paid

Communication from Culver Military Academy asking permission to erect Telephone poles within the limit of said town was read and on motion was laid on table until next meeting.

On Motion said board adjourned
Atesst F. L. Carl, C lerk
J H Castleman pres.


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