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Annual Reports

of the Town Officers

SHARON, N. H.

For the year ending
January 31

1931



Hamilton Smith

Library,

University of

New Hampshire



TRANSCRIPT PRINTING COMPANY PETERBOROUGH, N. H.



Annual Reports

of the Town Officers



SHARON, N. H

For the year ending
January 31

1931



TRANSCRIPT PRINTING COMPANY PETERBOROUGH, N. H.



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in 2010 with funding from

Boston Library Consortium IVIember Libraries



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Town Officers for 1930-1931



Moderator, Rosilda S. Wilson.
Town Clerk, Lenna G. Wilson.
Town Treasurer, Ellen A. Wilson.

Selectmen:

Lenna G. Wilson, term expires 1931.
Lester F. Ellsworth, term expires 1932.
Victor E. Hellgren, term expires 1933.
Collector of Taxes, Harold A. Wilson.
Supervisors of Checklists: Harold A. Wilson, Ellen A.
Wilson, Edith Wilson.

Forest Fire Warden: Harold A. Wilson, appointed by State.
Highway Agent, Harold A. Wilson.

Library Trustees:

Lester F. Ellsworth, term expires 1931.

Bessie G. Ellsworth, term expires 1932.

Edith Wilson, term expires 1933.

Constable, Robert J. Smith, appointed by Selectmen.

Special PoUce and Dog Officer, George S. Proctor, appoint-
ed by Selectmen.

Trustees of Trust Funds:

Harold A. Wilson, term expires 1931.

Ellen A. Wilson, term expires 1932.

Lenna G. Wilson, term expires 1933.

Health Officer, Charles H. Cutler, M.D., appointed by
State, term expires 1931.



School Officers



Moderator, Harold A. Wilson.

School Board:

Selina K. Smith, term expires 1931.

Victor E. Hellgren, term expires 1932.

Rosilda S. Wilson, term expires 1933.
Clerk, Rosilda S. Wilson.
Treasurer, Ellen A. Wilson.



Inventory of the Town of Sharon April 1, 1930



Land and buildings

Horses

Mules

Cows

Portable mills

Wood, lumber, etc.



Amount exempted to soldiers



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$187,970


00


645


00


25


00


385


00


500


00


16,675


00


$206,200


00


1,000


00


$207,200


00



Amount of Taxes and Rates

Total town and school appropriations

Less Estimated Revenue and Credits:
Savings Bank tax $18

Motor Vehicle permit fees 76

Abatement state tax 15

Appropriated from balance of January

31, 1930 300



$5,199 52



95
31
49

00



Plus overlay



Less poll taxes 22 at $2.00

Amount to be raised by property taxes

Total taxes committed to collector
Rate of taxation on $1,000.00, $23.50.



$410


75


$4,788
101


77
00


$4,889
44


77
00


$4,845


77



1,889 77



Appropriations for the Year of 1930

Town charges $700 00

Bhster rust 200 00

State Aid maintenance 500 00

State Aid construction 324 00

Town maintenance 997 16

Old Home day 50 00

State tax 530 40

County tax 454 96

School tax 1,443 00



$5,199 52



Assets and Liabilities January 31, 1931

Assets
In hands of town treasurer $1,128 12



Uncollected taxes, levy of 1929
Uncollected taxes, levy of 1930


2 00
176 94


$1,307 06






Liabilities






Orders outstanding for 1930




$394 45



List of Town Property

Brick Schoolhouse:

Lot and equipment
850 library books
2 cemeteries

Closet for books (kept by selectmen)
Building lot at West Sharon
Highway Department:

Equipment
Gravel bank on Turnpike



Town Clerk's Report



Received:
Licenses of 14 male dogs
Licenses of 4 female dogs
Automobile permits for 1930
Automobile permits for 1931
Primary filing fees



Paid:

To Town Treasurer, Ellen A. Wilson

Dog tax

Automobile permit fees for 1930

Automobile permit fees for 1931

Primary filing fees

To Town Clerk, Lenna G. Wilson:

Fees for licensing 18 dogs



$28
20
41
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2



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$44


40


41


03


65


17


2


00


3


60



$156 20



$156 20

Lenna G. Wilson

Town Clerk



6
TAX COLLECTOR'S REPORT



Taxes for collection for 1929:
Poll taxes
Property taxes


$14 00
244 30


$258 30
2 00


Uncollected poll taxes




Collected
Interest




$256 30
10 21



Taxes for collection for 1930:
Poll taxes $44 00

Property taxes 4,845 77



Uncollected poll taxes $10 00

Uncollected property taxes 166 94

Collected $4,712 83

Interest 1 10



Paid:
Ellen A. Wilson, treasurer, taxes

for 1929 $266 51

Taxes for 1930 4,713 93



$266 51

$4,889 77

$176 94

$4,713 93

$4,980 44



Harold A. Wilson

Tax Collector



7

Treasurer's

Balance January 31, 1930

Received:
Selectmen
Tax collector
Town clerk


Report

$3,526

4,980

152


17
44
60


$1,078 17
$8,659 21




$29
8,580


20
06


Paid:
Selectmen's orders for 1929
Selectmen's orders for 1930


$9,737 38

$8,609 26
1,128 12


Balance January 31, 1931


Ellen A.




$9,737 38

Wilson
Treasurer



SELECTMEN'S REPORT JANUARY 31, 1931
Summary of Receipts

Balance in treasury January 31, 1930 $1,078 17

Current revenue from local taxes:
Current year $4,712 83

Previous year 256 30

Interest collected:
Current year 1 10

Previous year 10 21

$4,980 44



From State of New Hampshire:




State Aid maintenance


$1,003 85


State Aid construction


442 06


Maintenance Class V highways


518 48


Savings Bank tax


19 61


Abatement state tax


15 49


Forestry account


21 69


Bounties for 1929


6 60



$2,027 78



8



Receipts from sources other than taxes:
First National Bank, Peterborough,



N. H., temporary loans
Town Clerk, Lenna G. Wilson:
Dog licenses fees
Automobile permit fees for 1930
Automobile permit fees for 1931
Primary filing fees
Town of New Ipswich



$1,500 00



44 40




41 03




65 17




2 00




18 00






$1,670 60






$9,756 99



Summary of Payments

Current Maintenance Expense of General Government

Detail



1 Salaries and expenses of


Town








Officers




$522 79






2 Election and registration expense


78 00






3 Forestry




48 90






4 Blister Rust




200 00






5 Bounties




5 20






6 State Aid maintenance




1,505 78






7 Town maintenance




1,824 54






8 Library




11 00






9 Parks and playgrounds




44 00






10 State Aid construction




764 59






11 School District




1,472 72


$6,477


52








Interest Paid:










Temporary loans






$31


24



Indebtedness:

Temporary loans $1,500 00

State taxes 530 40

County taxes 454 96

Orders outstanding January 31, 1930 29 20



$2,545 80
$9,023 32



orders outstanding January 31,
1931


394 45


,nce in treasury, January 31,
1931


$8,628 87
1,128 12




$9,756 99



$22


50


76


50


50


00


50


00


50


00


124


51



DETAILED STATEMENT OF PAYMENTS

Detail 1 Salaries and Expenses of Town Officers

Appropriation $700 00

Paid — Salaries:
Lester F. Ellsworth, selectman
Lenna G. Wilson, selectman
Victor E. Hellgren, selectman
Lenna G. Wilson, town clerk
Ellen A. Wilson, treasurer
Harold A. Wilson, tax collector

$373 51

Expenses:

Lester F. Ellsworth, selectmen's ex-
penses $5 24

Harold A. Wilson, transportation of

accountant 3 00

Lenna G. Wilson, selectmen's ex-
penses

Steele's Bookstore, supplies

Transcript Printing Co., reports

E. W. Jones & Co., officers' bonds

E. C. Eastman Co., tax books

Victor E. Hellgren, selectmen's ex-
penses

Emerson & Co., constable badge

H. A. Wilson, cleaning school yard

$149 28

Total salaries and expenses $522 79



37


65


2


25


88


50


86


00


2


37


18


24


2


03


4


00



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Detail 2 Election and Registration Expenses

Selina K. Smith, moderator $10 00

Edith Wilson, moderator 5 00

Harold A. Wilson, supervisor 33 50

Ellen A. Wilson, supervisor 27 50

Rosilda S. Wilson, supervisor 2 00



Detail 3 Forestry

Harold A. Wilson, attending fire

wardens' conference $9 90

Harold A. Wilson, labor at fire on

Turnpike 21 90

Harold A. Wilson, labor at Jason

Sawyer fire 18 00



Balances January 31, 1931:

Town $ 04

State 01



$78 00



Total Details 1 and 2 $600 79

Balance $99 21



Received from State


$49 80
21 69






$28 11


Detail 4

Appropriation:
Town

State


Blister Rust Control

$200 00
50 00


$250 00


Crew wages
Expenses


$232 63
17 32



$249 95



$ 05



$ 05



11

Currant and gooseberry bushes

destroyed 13,331

Pine infections located by crew 94

Area covered 986 acres

Average cost per acre 25^

The work commenced along the Town Line Brook and the
Peterborough Road and was continued southward.



Detail 5 Bounties

Lenna G. Wilson, 12 hedgehogs
Atso Lehtola, 3 hedgehogs
Harold A. Wilson, 5 hedgehogs
Victor E. Hellgren, 6 hedgehogs

$5 20



$2


40




60


1


00


1


20



Detail 6 State Aid Maintenance of Highivays



Appropriations:






Town


$500


00


State


1,000


00


Balance January 31, 1930:






Town


$53


63


State


107


25






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Paid:






H. A. Wilson and team


$76


24


V. E. Hellgren and truck


318


69


L. Borey, labor


268


88


H. A. Wilson, highway agent


111


97


R. J. Smith and truck


10


00


V. E. Hellgren and team


193


28


H. A, Wilson and truck


338


87


Victor E. Hellgren


43


53


George Borey, labor


120


21


G. Borey and team


7


00


R. J. Smith, labor


21


78


G. Borey and truck


20


00



12



L. Borey and truck 30 00

Goodnow & Derby, material 8 33

R. J. Smith, gravel 7 00



$1,505 78
Received from State 1,003 85



Balances January 31, 1931:
Town $51 70

State 103 40



Detail 7 Maintenance Town Highways

Appropriations:

Highways and bridges $972 17

Snow removal 25 00

Balance January 31, 1930 297 47

Other receipts:

State: road toll on motor fuel 518 48
Town of New Ipswich, breaking

roads 18 00



Paid:
Harold A. Wilson, agent $1,623 25

Warren Lumber Co., bridge plank 16 12



Highway Snow Bills

Paid:
Harold A. Wilson, agent $185 17



$501 93



$155 10



$1,831 12



$1,639 37



$185 17



$1,824 54



Balance January 31, 1931 $6 58



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Detail 8 Library




Paid:




E. W. Jones & Co., insurance


$2 00


Bessie G. Ellsworth, care of books


9 00





$11 GO



Detail 9 Parks and Playgrounds

Appropriation: Old Home day $50 00

Paid:
Lenna G. Wilson, painting $30 00

Harold A. Wilson, cleaning grounds

and repairing roof 14 00

$44 00



Balance January 31, 1931 $6 00



Detail 10 State Aid Construction



Appropriations:






Town


$324


00


State


486


00


Balances January 31, 1930:






Town


$7


03


State


7


03

<C894


Paid:




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H. A. Wilson, foreman


$120


56


V. E. Hellgren and truck


247


78


Louis Borey, labor


71


12


G. Borey and team


10


11


G. Borey and truck


75


78


R. H. Barney, labor


83


34


H. A. Wilson and truck


94


67 ^


George Borey, labor
M. Partridge, labor


re A


4


00



14



R. J. Smith, labor
R. J. Smith, gravel


3 56

15 00




Expended by Town
Expended by State




$764 59
38 22


Balances January 31, 1931:
Town
State


$8 50
12 75


$802 81
$21 25






Detail 11 School District





Appropriations:
Instruction, operation and special

activities $1,100 00

Salaries of district officers 75 00

$2 per capita tax for supervision 18 00

Deficit, year ending June 30, 1930 250 00



Paid:
Ellen A. Wilson, treasurer $1,443 00

Ellen A. Wilson, treasurer, dog tax

for 1929 29 72



$1,443 00



$1,472 72



Lenna G. Wilson
Lester F. Ellsworth
Victor E. Hellgren

Selectmen of Sharon



15
HIGHWAY AGENT'S REPORT



Received from selectmen




$1,623 25


Paid:






H. A. Wilson, agent


$125


33


H. A. Wilson and truck


178


03


L. Borey, labor


263


33


V. E. Hellgren, labor


45


78


V. E. Hellgren and team


69


40


V. E. Hellgren and truck


531


11


H. A. Wilson and team


97


50


G. Borey, labor


93


34


H. French, labor


4


89


L. F. Ellsworth and team


4


68


G. Borey and team


21


50


L. Borey and truck


38


89


G. Borey and truck


30


00


R. J. Smith, labor


12


00


R. J. Smith and truck


45


56


H. A. Wilson, attending road con-






ference at Keene


10


00


Paid for material:






S. G. White's Sons


$


25


W. A. Bryer & Co.


1


10


Goodnow & Derby


2


95


Annett Box Co., lumber


5


84


Dynamite, fuse and caps


20


50


5 shovels


8


57


Sharpening picks


1


75


Plow point and 2 hook handles


2


95


Scythe and snath


3


50


Fence posts


2


00


Nails




50


Paint


2


00

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Snow Bills

Received from selectmen $185 17



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Paid:






H. A. Wilson, agent


$46 00




H. A. Wilson and truck


63 88




V. E. Hellgren, labor


49 10




P. Charest, labor


1 33




Gasoline for tractor


17 83




Oil for tractor


5 00




Hard grease for tractor


1 03




R. J. Smith, gravel


1 00


$185 17






Total




$1,808 42



Harold A. Wilson

Highway Agent



List of Tools in Hands of Highway Agent, Jan. 31, 1931

1 Cleveland tractor and snowplow
1 road machine
1 two-horse grader
1 two-horse steel drag
Small tools



AUDITOR'S CERTIFICATE

Books audited on March 5, 1931
By

Harold R. Harvey

Clerk, State Tax Commission





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REPORT OF SCHOOL DISTRICT

July 1, 1929 to June 30, 1930

Receipts:

Income from local taxation (raised
by selectmen)
Support of Elementary Schools $1,050 00

Salaries of District Officers
Payment of per capita tax
Special appropriations



From sources other than taxation:
Dog tax (from selectmen)



50 00

14 00

250 00


$1,364 00
29 72


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$1,393 72
Cash on hand July 1, 1929 129 20



Payments:
Salaries of District Officers
Superintendent's excess salary
Transportation of pupils
Elementary school tuition
Tax for state wide supervision

Cash on hand June 30, 1930



Excess of assets over liabilities,
June 30, 1930

Victor E. Hellgren
RosiLDA S. Wilson

School Board

Lewis S. Record
Superintendent
July 10, 1930







$1,522


72


$65


00






80


00






1,056


00






252


00






14


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$1,467


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55


92






$1,522


92






$55


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ANNUAL REPORT OF DISTRICT TREASURER

Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1930

Cash on hand June 30, 1929 $258 20

Received from selectmen, appro-
priations for current year $1,364 00
Dog tax 29 72

$1,393 72



Total amount available for fiscal

year $1,651 92

Less School Board orders paid 1,596 00



Balance on hand as of June 30, 1930 $55 92

Ellen A. Wilson

District Treasurer
July 7, 1930.



DETAILED STATEMENT OF RECEIPTS

Oct. 4, 1929, Selectmen, school tax
Nov. 13, 1929, Selectmen, school tax
Nov. 21, 1929, Selectmen, school tax
Dec. 18, 1929, Selectmen, school tax
Jan. 24, 1930, Selectmen, school tax
May 5, 1930, Selectmen, school tax
May 5, 1930, Selectmen, dog tax, 1929



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150


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300


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250


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