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Report Of The Superintendents Of The Poor

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Parent Issue
Day
20
Month
October
Year
1881
Copyright
Public Domain
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The annual report of the auperintendents of poor, Daniel B. Green and Lorenzo Davis, was made laat week. The total receipts from all sources were $24,419,45, including $14,300 from supervisors for payment of loans made previous to laat report; $1,000 for loan since made and $5,617.91, current appropriation. The expenditures amoumed to $24,419.45, including $1,990.58 expended outside county-house, $6,174.83 expended at countyhouse ; $14,300 for loans previous to last report, and the balanco in the treasury is 354.04. The items of expenditures at the county-house were as folio vs : Help account $ 1,485 49 Pork account, (loss lard, etc, sold, $62.63) 401 10 Beef account, (les.s tallow gold $9.13) 478 47 Dry goods and bedding 335 20 Clothing 365 76 Flour and breadstuft'n 13 35 Boots andshoes 120 92 Hay, grain and leed, (less hay sold, $59.85) 58 Groceries and provisions 828 95 Farm implemeuls and seeds 229 61 Hardware 145 06 Crockery and glassware 3 66 Booksand stationery 34 73 Blackamithing 75 73 Wood and coal 718 17 Repairs S4 98 Drugs and medicines 184 18 Bunal account 77 50 Stock account, (less stock sold $187.08) 232 92 Lumber account 103 99 Paints and oils 2G 35 Tobacco account 200 46 Iinprovement account 282 99 Freighl account 147 t8 Total amount expended at eountyhouse and íarm $6,774 83 The sum of $1,604.37 is due tlie poorhouae fund l'rom the various towua and citica in the county for board of paupers. Thia includea $521.57 dne from Arm Arbor and $245.66 from Ypsllanti. PRODUCTS OF THE FARM. The farm consista of 120 aerea of land, valued at $10,000 and buildings valued at $20,000. The produeta lor the past year were as iollowa : 488 bushels of whoat, $610; 385 bushels of oats, $154; 1,112 bushels eara of corn, $336 ; 480 buahela potatoea, $384; 40 tons of hay, $480; 50 bushela of apples, $10; 75 bushela of turuips; $22.50; 15 bushels of sweet potetoea $27 ; products of garden, $175; 15 bushels ot grapes, $22 50; product of nine cows, $360; poultry and preducts of sanie, $50 ; swine and increase of same, $150; 25 bushela of beans, $50. The estimatod value of tho pauper labor is $100. The stock consista of 4 horses, valued at $500; 9 cows, $315; 1 buil, $30 ; 1 buil calf, $1 5; 18 hogs, $150; 20 turkeys, $12; 80 chickens, $20; total, $1,042. The estímate value of farm implemeuts is $700; of clothing, dry goods, provisión, fuel, etc, $1,070 ; of household furnituro, $2,200 ; total, $3,970. THE PAUPERS. The wholo nuraber ot paupers maintained duriDg the past year at the county-house was 423, of whom 365 were males and 58 females. The average numberatone time was 77 49-73; whole number unc'er 16 year3 of age, 16 ; idïots, 4; blind, 1 ; mutes, 1 ; numbor o! dcatLsi 12; births, 3.. The nationality ot the paupers was as follows: Americans, 227; Insh, 8G; Engliah, 30; Germán, 43; Scotch, 13; Canadian, 22; Swede, 1 ; French, 1. The average nutuber of persons supported at the county-house during the past year wag 89 and average cost per week, $1.11. THE EST1MATED EXPENDITURES for next year are $6,990, of which tlio following are the principal items : Keeper and matron, $500; cook and kitehen help, $550; farm , labor, $300 ; pork account, $500 ; beef account, $500 ; groceries and provisions, $1,000 ; dry goods and bedding, $300 ; clothing, $450 ; wood and coal, $100 ; transicnt temporary relief, $1,000; tranaportation to friends, $200; boots and shoes, $100; improvements, $100 ; hardware, $100 ; repairs, $100 ; medical services, $150. The superindents make appropriate reference to the death of their colleaguo, the late Aaron Feldkamp, whom they speak of aa an eminently practical man, a valuable and useful member of the board.

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