The local municipal affairs of the township since its organization have been economically managed. There has been no charge. of peculation, and, so far as the township affairs are concerned, may be safely said to have been carried on prudently and successfully.

The election for township officers in 1873 resulted as follows: George E. Barkdoll, supervisor; Miles Bristow, clerk; M. J. Benson, assessor; Charles L. McCrary, collector; Reason Castor, constable; Samuel Surface and John G. Black, justices of the peace.

At the next election some changes were made, and the spring election resulted in the choice of the following named officers: George E. Barkdoll, supervisor; Miles Bristow, clerk; Samuel Ramsbottom, collector; Madison J. Benson, assessor; William Yiesley and F. S. Burdoin, justices; John McCrary, constable.

1874 C. L. McCrary, trustee; Miles Bristow, clerk; M. J. Benson, assessor; S. H. Ramsbottom, collector and constable; William Yiesley and F. S. Burdoin, justices.

1875 C. L. McCrary, trustee; Miles Bristow, clerk; E. W. Galpin, assessor; E. R. Chubbuck, collector; Reason Castor, constable; M. J. Benson and John G. Black, justices.

1876 C. L. McCrary, trustee; N. E. Benson, clerk; E. W. Galpin, assessor; S. H. Ramsbottom, collector; Reason Castor, constable; M. J. Benson and John G. Black, justices.

1877-Same as 1876.

1881 Charles L. McCrary, trustee; Robert H. Grantham, clerk and assessor; E. R. Chubbuck, collector; Levi Beeson, constable; Anson Pritchard and Asher Sandals, justices.

The township is a good one for cheap lands, rich soil and fertile yield. Immigration is needed.

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