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Needy Soldiers

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Parent Issue
Day
21
Month
April
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

The connty clerk reoeived the blauks yesterday to be nsed in reporting under oath the expenses incurred by the Oounty Relief Board, for the relief of needy soldiers, sailors and marines of the late Spanish-Ainerican war. under the provisions of Act. No. 12, of the session laws of 189. It will be remembered that on March 7, 1899, a bilí providing for the relief of needy soldiers, sailors and marines of the late ■war was passed and given iminediate effect, It provides that a tax of 4-100 of a mili shall be levïed upon each dollar of taxable property for the above purposes. It is estira ated that under this act Wasbtenaw county will have to the credit of this fund about $400. The act provides that the probate judges, county clerk, prosecuting attoruey and county treasurer shall conetitute the county relief board. These officersjserve without pay. The boarc is required to make an itemized report nuder oath as to every authorized expenditnre, when and for whorn made and the reasons therefore.