Centennial History and Handbook of Indiana; The Story of the State from Its Beginning to the Close of the Civil War, and a General Survey of Progress to the Present Time

Centennial History and Handbook of Indiana; The Story of the State from Its Beginning to the Close of the Civil War, and a General Survey of Progress to the Present Time

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...Clay, Clinton, Deer Creek, Eel, Harrison, jackson, jefferson, Miami, Noble, Tipton and Washington. The incorporated cities and towns are Logansport, Galveston. Royal Center and Walton. Logansport is the county seat. 'Taxable Property and Polls.--According to the annual report of the Auditor of State from the abstract of the tax duplicate for 1913, the total value of lands and lots in Cass county was $12,264,550, value of improvements was $4,950,780 and the total net value of taxables was $26,858,345. There were 6,178 polls in the county. Improved Roads.--There were 402 miles of improved roads in Cass county built and under jurisdiction of the county commissioners January 1, 1914. Amount of gravel road bonds outstanding, $675,194.75. Railroads--Steam and Electric.--There are 107.99 miles of steam railroad operated in Cass county by the Chesapeake 8: Ohio; Logansport division P., C., C. & St. L.; Richmond division P., C., C. & St. L.; Effner branch P., C., C. 81 St. L.; Michigan division of Vandalia; Butler branch of the Vandalia, and the Wabash Railways. The Fort VVayne & Northern Traction Company and the Union Traction Company of Indiana operate 40.48 miles of electric lines in the county. Educationa1.--According to the report of A. L. Frantz, Logansport, Ind., county superintendent of Cass county, there were 108 schoolhouses, -including ten high schools in Cass county in 1914, employing 241 teachers. The average daily' attendance by pupils was 5,595. The aggregate amount paid in salaries to superintendent, supervisors, principals and teachers was $139,317.09. The estimated value of school property in the county was $643,500, and the total amount of indebtedness, including bonds, was $142,898. There are three...show more

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  • Paperback | 242 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 440g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236976738
  • 9781236976734