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Culver City Ind. Jan 4" 1896
Be it remembered tat the Town Board of the town of Culver City (formerly Marmont) met on the 4' day of January 1896 at 7 Oclock P. M. Presnt at the meeting Trustees J ames H. Castlelman and D. G. Walter and E. W. Geislelman.

Minutes of previous meeting were read and approved.

The following bill was presented and ordered paid.

Marmont Ind. Dec 25" 1896
Common Council to Geo. Nearpass Dr. for printing Dyptheria notices $1.50
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. Jan 12 1897
Be it remembered that the Town Board of the town of Culver City (Formerly Marmont) met on the 12" day of January 1897 at 7 oclock P.M. Presnet 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

Culver City Ind Jan 12 1897
Common COuncil to John Osborn Dr. for room rent $2.00
On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

And be i further remembered that a motion was made by Trustee Walter which motion was duly seconded by Trustee Geiselman that Samul Ulery be appointed Secretary of the Board of Health, to have and to hold said office for one year or until his successor is duly appointed and qualified The yeas and nays were taken on said motion and Trustee Walter and Geiseleman voted in the affirmative and the President James H declared said motion carried

And be it further rememdered that in motion which duly seconded and carried the clerk was instructed to draw an order in gavor of Thomas Medbourndor S3.50 payment in full for services as Secretay of the Board of Health.

On motion said Baord adjourned.

Attestt F. L Carl, Clrek J.H. Castleman pres
Culver City Ind. Feb 15: 1897
Be it remembered that the Town Board of the town of Culver City (formerly Marmont) met in regular session on the 15th day of February 1897 at 7 Oclock P. M. Present at said meeting James H. Castleman, D. G. Walter and E. W. Geiselman, Trustees of said town. Minutes of previous meeting were read and approved.

The following bills were presented and odered paid.

Culver City Ind. Feb 15" 1897
Town Board to E. N. Vanschoiack Dr. for 7 yds. Calico .42cts.
On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

Culver City Ind. Dec 28" 96
Culver City to T. B. HArris Dr for lumber $ 3.50
On motion which was duly seconded said billl was allowed and ordered paid.

And be it further reemberd that Samuel Ulery presented his certificate of appointment as Secretary of the BOard of Healt 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 record and are in the words and figures following towit:
    Certificate of Appointment
    Culver City, Ind
    Jan. 18" 1897
    This is to certify that Samuel Ulery a resident of the Town of Culver City was ion the 18: day of January 1897 dully 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 F. L. Carl, Clerk J. J. Castleman, Pres.
    State of Indiana
    County of Marshall - SS
    I Samuel Ulery do solemonly swear that I will support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of Indiana and that I will faithfully and impartially discharge my dutied as Secretary of the Board of Health of the Town of Culver City Indiana according to law and to the best of my aility so help me God. Signed Samuel Ulery
    Subscribed and sworn to before me this 21st day of January 1897.
    F. L. Carl, Clerlk


And be it further remembered that on motion which was duly seconded and carried the clerk was instructed to draw orders for the amount due the different Town Officers.

On motion said Board adjourned

Attest: F. L. Carl, Clerk J. H. Castleman Pres.
Culver City Ind. April 5" 1897
Be it remembered that the Town Board of the town of Culver City (Formerly Marmont) met in regular session of the 5th day of APril 1897 at 7 Oclock P. M.

Present at said meeting Trustees James H. Castleman D. G. Walter and E. W. Geiselman

And be it further remembered that the folllowing petition was presented by the Culver Military Academy for permission to place telephone poles within the limits of Culver City and to place wires thereon for telephone purposes to connect said academy and the store of Porter and company in Culver City formerly called Marmont which petition is in the words and figures following towit:
    Culver City Ind. April 4" 1897
    To the Board of Trustees Culver City Ind.
    Gentlemen
    We the under signed respectfully petition your honorable body for permission to run a telephone wire or wires along the right-of-way of the Terre Haute and Indianapolis Railroad Company if permission of said Company be first obtained to a point within said town neat J. B. Hariss saw mill and from that point we ask the privilege from your onorable body to place poles along th streets from thence to the stor of Porter and Company and to stretch thereon telephone wires fro telephone puporses and to be permitted to use and operate telephones from said store to the Culver Academy. signed C. M. A. per ?


And thereupon the following resolution was introduced and read by Trustee D. G. Walter. Whereas it appears that a petition has been presented to this board
by the Military Academy asking permission to form telephone communication betwee said Academy and the store of Porter and Company and to stretch wires and erect poles within the coporate limits of Culver City as therein set forth.
    Therefore be it resolved by the Board of Trustees of Culver Indiana that permission be and is hereby granted to said Military Academy to stretch wire or wires along the right-of-way of the Terre Haute and Indianapolis Railroad Company provided always that said company consents thereto for telephone purposes to a point near the saw mill property of T. B. Harris and thence to erect poles along the streets of said town to the store of Porter and Company and to place wires there on for pelephone purposes between purposes said store and said Academy. Porvided however that this privelge and concession is given to said Military Academy subject to the rights of the Plymouth Telephone Company to use said streets and said Academy shall so place its poles and wires and aparatus as not to form an obstruction to the wires, poles or apparatus of the siad Plymouth Telephone Company.


And said Trustee moved the the adoption of said resolution as read. ANd the ayes and nays were taken theron. Trustees Walter and Geisleman voting in the affirmative and th President of said board James H. Castleman declared said resolution passed and adopted.

And be it further remembered that on motion which was duly seconded and crried it was decided to purchase
three road scrapers and one iron beam plow of Henry Overman and on motion which was duly seconded and carried the clerk was instructed to draw an order in favor of said Overmand for the sum of $15.00

Be it further remembered that a motion was made by Trustee Geiselman which motion was duly seconded by Trustee Walter that George W. Voreis be appointed as INspector of an election to be held May 3rd 1897. The nays and yaes were taken upon said motion. Trustees Walter and Geisleman voting in the affirmative and the President of said Board James H. Castleman declared said motion carried.

And be it further remembered that on motion the clerk was authorized to procure election supplies for the election to me held May 3rd 1897

On motion said board adjourned

Attest F. L. Carl, Clerk J. H. Castleman, Pres.
Culver City Ind. April 19 1897
Be it remembered that the Town Board of the town of Culver City (formerly Marmont) met in regular session on the 19" day of APril 1897 at 7 Oclocl P.M.

Present at said meeting Trustees James H.Castlelman and D. G. Walter. Minutes of previus meeting readand approved

On motion which was duly seconded and carried the clerk was instructed to draw an order in favor of Henry Zechiel for the amount of $5.00 the same to pay for an outlet.

On motion said board adjourned

Attesst F. L. Carl, clerk Jas. H. Castleman, Pres.
Culver City Ind. May 6"1897
Beit remembered that the Town Board of the town of Culver City (formerly Marmont) met in special session on the 6th day of May 1897 in response to the following notice
    Notice
    ToD G Walter and E W Geiselman that a special meeting og the Board of trustees of the town of Culver City Indiana will be held at the office of the Town Turstees in said town on the 6th day of May 1897 at 7 Oclick P.M. for the purpose of confirming the election of and accepting the bonds of the lately elected town officers and to transact general business.
    Jas. H. Castleman
    Attest F. L. Carl, Clerk
    We here by acknowledge service of the above notcie upon us for the puposes therein expressed.
    E. W. Geisleman
    D. G. Walter


Present at said meeting Trustees James H. Castleman D. G. Walter and E. W. Geiselman. Minutes of previous meeeting read and approved.

The following bills were then presented and ordered paid.

Culver City Ind. May 6" 1897
Culver City to Henry Overman Dr. for labor on ditch $13.12
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

Culver City to AMos Green Dr for labor on ditch $7.35
On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowed and ordered paid

Culver City to Brank Babcok Dr. for labor on ditch $6.60
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid.
Culver City to Geo. Davis Dr. for labor on ditch $1.20
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

Culver City Ind. APril 28 1897
Culver City to Geo. Nearpass Dr for printing Election notice $1.75
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

Culver Ind. May 4 1897
Culver City to Geo. Nearpass Dr for printing Election ticker in paper and printing of Election tickets. $11.00
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid

Culver City Ind APril 26 1897
Town of Culver City to D. B. Young Dr for expenses car fare $1.65 and interest on order No. 187 $3.65 Total $5.30
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid

Culver City Ind. May 3 1897
Culver City to N. Gandy Dr. for trip to Burr Oak $1.00
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

Culver City Ind. May 3 1897
Culver City to F. L. Carl Dr for expenses car fare $1..10 Ex. and postage staps .70 total $1.80
On motiont said bill was allowed and ordered paid

Culver City Ind. May 6 1897
Culver City to John Osborn Dr. for room rent $8.00
Om motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid

Culver City Ind. May 5 1897
Culver City to Margaret Morris Dr for meals furnished Election board $3.50.
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid
Culver City Ind. May 6 1897
Culver City to Voreis & Rhodes Dr for tile $25.00
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

Logansport Ind. APril 26 1897
Town of Culver City to Wilson Humpherys & Co. Dr for Election Supplies $2.30
On motoion said bill was allowed and ordered paid

On motion which was duly seconded and carried the bill as presenter by Geo W. Voreis Inspector of Election held May 5 1897 for the Election board allowing said board two days pay was amended to read for one day and bill were allowed as follows
,br> Culver City to M. F. Mosher Dr for one day as clerk of elcection $2.00
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

Culver City to James Castlemand Dr. for one day as clerk of Election $2.00
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

Culver City to Henry V. Shaw Dr for one day as ELection judge $2.00 On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

Culver City to Wm. Foss Dr for one day as Election Judge $2.00
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

Cuver City to Alfred Byrd Dr for one day as Election Sheriff $1.50
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

Culver City to George Ulery Dr for one day as Sheriff of Election $1.50
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

Culver City to Ge. W. Voreis Dr. for one day as Inspector of Election $2.00 One day returns $2.00 mileage $1.20 Filing & recording of returns .50 Totall
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

On motion which was duly seconded and carried the clerk was instructed to draw orders for the salarys of the different town officers.
And be it further remembered that Fred. L. Carl presented and filed his certificate of election with oath of office thereunto attached and was duly sworn.

Also be it remembered that the said Fred L. Carl presented and filed his bond which upon motion was duly accepted and approved by the Board of Trustees.
,br> And be it further remembered that Thomas E. Slattery presented and filed his certificate of election with oath of office thereunto attached and was duly sworn

Be it also remembered that the said Thomas E. Slattery presented and filed his bond which upon motion was duly accepted and approved by the oard of trustees

Be it further remembered that David H. Smith presented and filed his certificate of election with oath of office attached and was duly sworn

Be it also remembered that the said David H. Smith 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 certificiate of election of Albert A Keen and Abraham Hayes with oaths of office hereunto attached were presented and filed and being duly sworn were accepted by the Board of Trustees.

On motion saud Board adjourned.

Jas. H. Castleman, Pres
F. L. Carl, Clerk
Culver CIty Ind. May 17" 1897
Be it remembered that the Town Board of the town of Culver City Indiana met in regular sessionon the 17" day of May 1897 at 7 Oclock P.M.

Present at said meeting James H. Castleman, Abraham Hayes and Albert A. Keen Trustees of said town. Board was organized by electing James H Castleman President

Minutes of previous meeting were read and approved

The followinig biills were presented and ordered paid

Culver Ind. May 17" 1897
Culver City to Geo. Nearpass Dr. for printing financial report ffor the year ending May 2nd 1897 $6.75
On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

Culver City Ind. May 17" 1897
Culver City to Wm. Overman Dr. for work on streets $15.54
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

On motion which was duly seconded and carried the Marshall was instructed to notify N. K. Taylor to take out saloon license

On motion said board adjourned
Attest F. L. Carl, Clerk. Jas H. Castleman, Pres.
Culver City Ind June 7" 1897
Be it remembered that the town board of the town of Culver City Indiana met on the 7" day of Jun 1897 at 7 Oclock P.M. Present at said meeting James H. Castleman Abraham Hayes and Alber G. Keen Trustees of said town.

Minutes of previous meeting were read and approved

And be it further remembered that the following resolution was presented and read by F. L. Carl Clerk of said town
    Resolved by the Town Trustees of Culver City Indiana that the right is hereby given to the Central Union Telephone Company, its sussessors and assigns to place and maintain upon the highsways of said Town, the poles, wires and fixtures necessary and conovenient for supplying to the public communications by telephone or other improved electrical device; provided that at no time shall any such public highways be obstructed for ptravel. Provided further that the town shall have the right to attach fire alarm and police wires to the top cross arm of all poles erected under this resolution an said wires to be erected under the direction of the Telephone company's Superintindent and in such manner as not to interfere with the proper working of said company;s wires.
And it was moved by ALbert G. Keen which motion was seconded by Abraham Hayes that said resolution be passed and adopted as read.

The ayes and nays were taken on said motion, Trustees Keen and Hayes voting in the affirmative and the prpresident of said Board James H. Castleman dieclared said motion carried and said resolution
adopted And be it further remembered that the following bills were presented and ordered paid

Hibbard In. May 20" 1897
Culver City to Boreis & RHodes Dr for Tilre 42.50
On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowed and ordered paid
,br> Culver City Ind. June 7" 1897
Town Board to J. K. Mawhorter Dr for Dpeuty Police $1.50 for making ? .40 cts total $1.80
On motion which was duly seconded and carried said bill was allowed and ordered paid

And be it further remembered that the said board selected and appointed J. H. Koonty as School trustee to have and to hold said office for the term of three years or untill his successor is elected and qualified

And be it further remembered that Trustee Albert G. Keen presented the following ordinance being Ordinance No. 11.
    An ordinance authorizing the Marshal to appoint one or more dputies wher nescessary
    Sec. 1 - Be it ordained by the Board of Trustees of the incoporated town of Culver City Indiana that that the Marshall of said town is hereby authorized to appoint one deputy at the expenses of the town and as many more at his own expense as in his judgement it seems necessary

    Sec. 2 - Whereas an emergency exists for the immediate taking effect of this ordinance the same shall be in force from and after its passage.

    Attest F. L. Carl, Clerk.


And it was moved by trustee ALber A. Keen which motion was also duly seconded by Trustee Abraham Hayes that ordianance be place upon its final passage at its first reading. The yaes and nays were taken upon said motion and upon roll call Turstees
Albert A Keen, Abraham Hayes and JAmes H. Castleman voted in the affirmative and the president James H Castleman declared said motion carried.

It was then moved by Trustee Albert A Keen which motion was also duly seconded by Trustee Abraham Hayes that said ordinanace be passed and adopted as read. The yaes and nays were taken upon said motion andupon roll call Trustees Albert A Keen Abraham Hayes and Janes H Castleman voted in the ffirmative and the President James H Castleman declared said motion carried and said ordance passed and adopted as read.

On motion said board adjourned
Attest F. L. Carl Clerk Jas H Castleman Pres.
Culver Cit Ind. June 21: 1897
Be it rememebered that the Town Board of the town of Culver City Indiana met on the 21" day of June 1897 at 7 Oclock P. M. Present at said meeting James H. Castleman Abrahahm HAyes and Albert A. Keen Trustees of said town.

Minutes of previous meeting read and approved

The following billls were presented and ordered paid.

Culver City Ind. June 9 1897
Culver City to Samuel Easterday Dr. for labor of streets .62 cts.
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

Culver City Ind. June 9 1897
Culver City to L. C. Wiseman Dr. for labor on streets $3.00
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

Culver City INd. June 9 1897
CIlvery City to A Hayes Dr for labor on streets $22.25
On motion said billl was allowed and ordered paid

Culver City Ind. June 9 1897
Culver City to D. G. Walter Dr for labor on streets $2.00
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid

Clulver City Ind June 9 1897
Culver City to James Castleman Dr. for labor of streets $6.12
On motion said ill was allowed and ordered paid.

Culver City Ind. Jun 19" 1897
Culver City to D. H. Smith Dr for labor on streets $24.00
On motion said bill was alllowed and ordered paid
Be it further rembered that the following petition was presented and reas.
    Culver City Ind. June 21: 1897
    We the undersigned interested parties respectfully petition to the honorable board of the incoporated town of Culver City, Ind. for extension of sidewalk on the east side of Main Street from the south line of H. G. Cooks lot to connect with walk on Main Street at Urias Mensers Hardware.
    W. H. WIlson
    S. Fairbanks
    Urias Nemser
    Wm. Overman
Motion made by Albert A. Keen that the above petition be approved and walks be ordered built as per pertition. which motion was duly seconded by Abraham Hayes, the yaes and nays were taken on said mortion Trustees Hayes & Keen voting in the affirmative and the president of the Board James H. Castleman declared said motion carried

On motion said Board adjourned
F. L. Carl, Clerk J. H. Castlelman Pres.
Culver City Ind. July 5 1897
Be it remembered that this town board of the Town of Culver City Ind. mer in regular session on the 5th day of July 1897 at 7 Oclock P. M. Present at said meeting James H Castleman Abraham Hayes & ALbert A. Keen Trustees of said town.

Minutes of previous meeting were read and approved

The following bills were presented and ordered paid

Culver City Ind. July 5 1897
CUlver City to J. H. Mawhorter Dr. services on police force $3.00
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid

CUlver City Ind. June 28" 97
CUlver City to Henry Overman Dr for work on streets $1.25
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

Culver City Ind. June 28" 1897
Culver City to Amos Green Dr for wor on streets $1.25
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid

Culver City Ind July 8: 1897
Culver City to Samiel Ulery Dr for printing files cards $4.00
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

On motion said Board adjourned
Attest F. L. Carl, Clerk Jas. H. Castleman Pres.
CUlver Indin. July 19" 1897
Be it remembered that the Town Board of the town of Culver City Ind. met in regular session on the 19th day of July 1897 at 7 Oclock P.M. Present at said meeeting Trustees James H Castleman ALbert A Keen and Abraham Hayes

Minutes for previous meeting were read and approved

The following bills were presented and ordered paid

CUlver City Ind. July 19" 1897
Culver City to D. H. SMith Dr for labor on streets $20.35
On motione siad bill was allowed and ordered paid

CUlver City Ind. July 19" 1897
Culver City to RIchard Patsel Dr for labor on streets $5.00
On motion said bill was llowed and ordered paid

CUlver City Ind. Jul 18: 1897
CUlver CIty to M. Menser Dr for Labor on Streets $3.50
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

On motion said board adourned
Attest F> L. Carl, Clerk Jas. H Castleman Pres.
Culver City Ind. Aug 2 1897
Be it remembered that the Town Board of the town of Culver CIty Ind. met in regular session on the 2nd day of August 1897 at 7 Oclock P. M. Present at said meeting Trustees James H. Castleman Albert A Keen and Abraham Hayes.
Minutes of previous meeting were read and approved.

The following bills were presented and ordered paid.

Culver City Ind. Aug. 2" 1897
Culver City to Geo. Voreis Dr for one day mowing weeds $1.25
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

Culver City Ind. July 31" 1897
Culver CIty tp Eli Spencer Dr for two days as deputy police $3.00
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid

Culver City Ind. Aug. 1 1897
Culver City to O Morris Dr. for costs in Jur__ trial $180
on motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid

Culver CIty Ind July 30: 1897
Culver City to Wm. Bucklew Dr for work on streets #1 .50
On motion said bill was llowed and ordered paid

Culver City Ind Aug 2 1897
Culver City to J. K. Mawhorter Dr for one day of police force $1.50
Onmotion said bill was allowed and ordered paid

CUlver CIty Ind.
Culver City to James H. Castleman Dr for one cord of stone $3.50
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid

Culver City Ind.
Culver City to A. North Dr. for surveying on streets $3.00
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid

CUlver CIty Ind. July 2o: 1897
Culver City to Urias Menser Dr for work in streets $23.35
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid

Bill of D H. Smith laid on table until next meeting.
And be it further remembered that on motion which was dul seconded and carried the clerk was instructed to draw orders for the different town officers salaries.

And be it further remembered that Trustee ALber A Keen presented and read the following ordiance fixing the levy for taxes of said town for the year 1897. An ordinance fixing then tax levy of te Town of CUlver City Ind. for the year 1898 which ordianace is No. 13.

Be ir ordained by the Board of Trustees of the Town of Culver City Indiana that the followoing levy of taxes be and is herby made for the year 1898 for said town towit:
    For Corporatin purposes on each $100 valuation of the taxable property in said town FOrty cents and on each poll Twenty five ents.

    On each #100.00 valuation of the taxable property property of said Town for road purposes Twenty FIve cents.

    WHereas an emergency exists for the immediate taking effect of this ordinance it shall therefore be in force and effect from and after passage.
      James H. Castleman
      A. A Keen
      Abraham Hayes - Trustees
      Attest F. L. Carl, Clark


And said ALber A. Keen moved that this same be placed upon its fianl passage which motion was fuly seconded by Trustees Abraham Hates abd tge ayes and nayes were taken upon said motion and upon roll call Trystees Keen & Hayes voted in the affirmative and the president James H. Castleman declared saud motion carried
It was then moved by said Trusteess Keen that said ordinance be passed and adopted as read which motion was duly seconded by Trustee Hayes. The ayes and nays were taken upon said motion and upon roll call Trustees Keen & Hayes voted in the affirmative and the President of said Boar James H. Castleman declared said motion carried and said ordinance passed and apopted as read

It was then moved that the bill of John Osborn of $15.00 for damages be laid on the table until next meeting night which motion was duly sconded and carried

On motion said board adjourned
attest F. L Carl, Clerk Jas H. Castleman Pres
Culver City Indiana Aug 16" 1897
Be it remembered that the town Board of the town of Culver City Indiana met in regular session on the 16th day of August 1897 at 7 Oclock P.M.

Present at said meeting James H. Castleman Abraham Hayes & Albert A. Keen trustees of said town.

The following bill was presented and ordered paid.

CUlver CIty Ind. July 31" 1897
Culver City to D. H. Smith Dr for Six days labor on streets $9.00
On motion said bil was allowed and ordered parid

Bill of JOhn Osborn for damages $15.00 was taken from table and on motion which motion was duly seconded and carried was laid on table untill next meeting night

Abe be it further remembered that on motion by trustee ALbert A Keen which motion was duly seconded trustee Abraham Hayes the services of V. P. Kirk as town attorney was secured the salary of said Kirk to be $35.00 per year payable quarterly.

ANd be it further remembered that the following bill was presented

Indianapolis Ind. 7/31/97
Culver CIty to WIlliam B. Burford Dr for 1 set Burns Statiites 18,00 (sixty days time)
On motion said bill was ordered made a part of the record

On motion said board adjourned.
Attesst F. L. Clerk J. H. Castleman Pres.
CUlver City Indiana Sept 6" 1897
Be it remembered that the Town Board of the town of CUlver City, Indiana met in regular session on the 6" day of Septemeber 1897 at 7 Oclock P. M. Present at said meeting trusteed James H. Castleman Abraham Hayes & Albert A Keen.

Minutes of previous meeting were read and approved

The following bills were presented

Culver City, Ind. AUg 27" 1897
CUlver CIty to Geo. Voreis Dr for work on streets $6.25
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

Culver City Idn. Sept 6" 1897
Culver City to Oliver Morris Dr. for one Dochet $ 0.60
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid

Culver City Inf. Sept 6" 1897
Culver City to W. H. WIlson Dr. for Pick Handle .25 sharpening maul .10 Grate for sewer $3.00 Total $3.35
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

And be it further remembered that the following petition was presented and read.
    Culver, Ind. Sept 6 1897
    To the Honorable Board of Trustees of Culver Ind.

    We the undersigned respectfull petition your honorable board to open the alley east of Main Street from Madison street SOuth to the south line of Urias Menser lot.
      H. Oyler
      Jennie Covert
      W. H. WIlson
      Urias Menser


On motion by Albert A Keen which motion was duly seconded by Abrahan Haes the above petition was approved and and ordered mad a part of the record.

On motion said board adjourned
Attest F. L. Carl, Clerk J. H. Castleman Pes
Culver City Indiana - Sept 20" 1897
Be it rememebred that the Town Board of the the town of Culver City Indiana met in regulAR session on the 20th day of September 1897 at 7 O'clock P.M.

Present at said meeting Janes H. Castleman Abraham Hayes & Albert A. Keen trustees of said town.

Minutes of previous meeting were read and approved.

The following bill were presented and ordered paid.

Culver City Indiana Sept 10 1897
Culver City to Voreis & RHodes Dr for 60 - 12 in tile $5.62
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid

Culver City Ind. Sept 20 1897
Culver City to J. K. Mawhorter Dr. for two days on police force $3,00
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid

On motion by ALbert A. Keen which motion was duly seconded by Abraham Hayes a side walk was ordered built on the North side of Jefferson Street extending from Main street to the South West sorner of the Publice School ground said walk to be built by Oct 15th.

And be it further remembered that on motion which was duly seconded and carried a permit was granted Urias Menser to erect a building on the north side of his hardware store said building to extended into the street so as to be on a line with said store building

And be it further remembered that on account of the resignation of Samuel Ulery as Secretary of the Board of Health the Board selected and appointed Thomas Medbourn as Secretary of the Board of Health for the town of CUlver City to have and to hold said office for the term of one year or until his successor is elected and qualifed.

On motion said board adjourned.

Attest F. L. Carl Clerk J. H. Castleman Pres.
Culver Indiana Oct 4" 1897

Be it remembered that the Town Board of the town of Culver City Indiana met in regular session on the 4" day of October 1897 at 7 O'clock P.M. Present at said eeting Trustees James H. Castleman Abraham Hayes & Albert A Keen.

Minutes of previous meeting were read and apprroved

The following bills were presented and ordered paid

Indianapolis Ind. Aig 13 1897
Town of Culver Ind. Wm. B. Binford Dr. for 1 Set Burns Statistics $18.00
On motion said bill was allowed and oreded paid

Plymouth Ind. Sept 25 1897
To the Council of Culver Ind.
? Oscar R. Porter for coping road list $4.00
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid

Culver City Indi Oct 4" 1897
Town of Culver to J. H. Castleman Dr for expreess on fave book $0.60
ON motion said bill wass allowed and ordered paid

Culver City Ind. Oct. 4 1897
Town of Culver Ind. to D. H. Smith Dr for money andvanced Jacob Patsel $3.00
For wo crossings $6.00 Total $9.00
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

Culver City Ind. Oct. 4"1897
Town of Culver to T. Cook Dr for labor on street $0.50
On motionsaid bill was allowed and ordered paid.

Culver City Ind. Oct. 4 1897
Town of Culver City to Schuyler Fairbanks Dr. for Hauling on streets $1.00
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid.
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 Indiana 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 record and are in the words and figures following towit
    Certificiate of Appointment
    CUlver City Ind. Sept 20 1897
    This is to certify that Thomas Medbourn a resident of the Town of Culver City Ind was on 20" day of September 1897 duly 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. Attesst F. L. Carl Clerk J. H. Castleman Pres.
    Stste of Indiana
    County of Marshall county SS
    I Tomas Medbourn do solemnly swear that I will support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of Indiana and that I wull faithfully and impsrtially discharge 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 and sworn to before me this 23rd day of September 1897
    F. L. Carl Clerk
    On motion said board adjourned
    Attest F. L. Carl Clerk J. H. Castleman Pres.
Culver City Ind. Oct 18 1897
Be it rememered that the Town Board of the Town of Culver City Ind. met it regular session on the 18" day of October 1897 at 7 O'clock P. M. Present at said meeting James H. Castleman Abraham Hayes & ALbert A Keen Trustees of said town.

Minutes of preevious meetin read and approved.

Bill allowed

Culver Ind. Oct 18" 1897
Town Bord to T. E . SLattery Dr for onl blank book $1.25
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

Culver City to D. N. Young Dr. for balance due on final setlement as Treasurer $3.75
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paidn

Bill of John Osborn for damages amounting to $15.00 was on motion rejected

And be it further remembered that the following grade was established for Washington Street extending from Main Street westl The cut and fill as drawn b y Surveyor to be changed as follows
    One hundred ft. from center of Main St Cut 1 ft. 3 in. 2nd hundred ft. cut 2 ft. 3 in. 3rd hundred ft cut 2 ft. 4th hundred ft cut 2 ft 3 in. 5th hundred ft cut 1 ft.
On motion by Abraham Hayes which motion was duly seconded by Albert A Keen and declared adopted by James H. Castleman President of Board. The above grade was approved and adopted as the grade ofr Wahsington St. west of Main St.

Onmotion said Board adjourned
Attest F. L. Carl Clerk J. H Castlemand Pres.
Culver City In.Nov. 1st 1897
Be it remembered that the Town Bord of the town of CUlver City Ind. met in regular session on the 1st day of Novemeber 1897 at 7 )'clock P.M.

Present at said meeting Trustees James H. Castleman Abraham Hayes and Albert A Keen.

Minutes of previous meeting read and approved

Culver City Ind. Nov. 1 1897
CUlver City to D. H. Smith Dr for labor on streets $7.50
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

Culver CIty Ind. Nov. 1 1897
Culver CIty to F. L. Carl Dr for stamps and other expenses $1.29
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid

And be iit further remembered that on motion which was duly seconded and carried the clerk was instructed to draw orders for the amount due the different Town Officers.
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On motion said Board adjourned
Attest F> L. Carl, Clerk J. H. Castleman Pres.
Culver CIty Ind. Dec 6" 1897
Be it remembered that the Town Board of the town of Culver City Indiana met in regular session on the 6th day of Dec. 1897 at 7 O'clock P.M. Present at said meeting Trustees James H. Castleman Abraham HAyes and ALbert A. Keen.

Minutes of previous meeting were read and approved

Bills presented
Culver City to D. H. SMith Dr. for street work $4.50.
on motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid

Culver CIty to John Osborn Dr. for senven months rent $14.00
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

CUlver City to V. P. Kirk Dr for three months salary as town attorney $8.75
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid.

On motion said board adjourned
Attest F. L. Carl Clerk J. H. Castlelman Pres.
Culver CIty Ind. Dec. 20" 1897
Be if remembered that the Town Board of the town of Culver City Indiana met in tegular session ion the 20" day of December 1897 at 7 O'clock P.M. Present at said meeting James H. Castleman Abraham Hayes and ALbert A Keen Trusteees of said town.

Minutes of previous meeting were read and approved.

And be it further remembered that the comm__eation from the Culver City C___et Band as presented and read by V> P. Kirk was on motion which was duly seconded and carried accepted and ordered placed on file.

BIlls allowed

CUlver City INd. Dec. 20
CUlver City to D. H. SMith Dr for three street crossings $9.00
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid,

Culver City to Porter & Co. Dr. for on blanket $1.00
On motion said bill was allowed and ordered paid

Culver City to H. V SHawl Dr. for killing and burying a dog $.050
On motion saidbill was allowed and ordered paid

On motion which was duly seconded and carried the Clerk was instructed to draw an order in form of T. Medbourn for $3.00 Salary as Secretary of the Board of Healt.

On motion which wa duly seconded and carried permission which was granted by this board to V. P. Kirk at a regualar meeting of the boad held July 5" 1897 for the free egress and ingress to the rooms occupied by said board
be now e ntered of record by the clerk.

ANd be it further remembered that on motion and carried permission was granted to V.P. Kirk to place wood in back room now rented foy Town Board.

On motion said board adjourned
Attess F. L. Carl Clerk J. H. Castleman Prs.


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