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Town of Cassel centennial
(1891-1991)

Roads and bridges,   pp. 58-63


Page 59

ROADS AND BRIDGES
Roads and Bridges of Town of Cassel
provided for by Town Boards action from
1892 to 1902.
April 19, 1892 - Range line road
divided between Town of Marathon and
Town of Cassel as follows: Commencing
on South end Town of Marathon keeps
the first 1/2 mile in repair and Town of
Cassel the next 1/2 mile and so on to
Colby Road.
August 8, 1892 - Cassel Town Board
met with the board of the Town of Emmet
to decide on laying out of highway on the
town line commencing on the N.E. comer
of section 32 T 28, R 5 E running running
due west 1-1/2 miles
August 20, 1892 - Cassel and
Emmet town boards met with notification
given to all owners of land along highway
running due W from the N.E. comer of
Sec 32
T 28, R 5 E for 2 miles paying all owners
$2.50 per acres. Road to be 4 rods wide
November 12, 1892 - Town board
met to determine to lay out highway in
town commencing at the SW corner or
Sec 21 to run 1/3 mile N and be 3 rods
wide. Contract made with Martin Joswiak
to move his fence on his land 1-1/2 rods E
and further to clear all timber to center of
rod and for such work he is to receive the
sum of $5.00. Such work to be complete
by December 1, 1894.
March 11, 1893 - Chalres Rifleman
was awarded damages for right of way on
W side of S1/2 of SW1/4 of Sec 23 of $5.00
May 17, 1893 - On motion a petition for
a highway by 7 freeholders commencing
at the NE comer of Sec 5 and NW comer
of Sec 4 running S to the Wein Road was
allowed
July 5, 1893 - Special town meeting
for the purpose of building a bridge acress
Scotch Creek with money borrowed from
a state fund. Vote was 16 to 0 in favor.
June 1, 1893 - town board voted to
lay out highway commencing at the NE
comer of Sec 5 and the NW comer of Sec
4 running S to the Wean road being 3 rods
wide
November 1, 1893 - Town board
ordered a highway to be laid out
commening at the SE comer of N1/2 of
SE1/4 Sec 20 thence running N on Sec
line between Sec 20 & 21 - 2.4 mile to NE
comer of Sec 20 to the width of 3 rods
October 6, 1893 - Town board voted
to borrow $350.00 from Edward Sauer for
the purpose of building a bridge across
Scotch creek and to be paid back by 6th
day of July 1896 at 8% interest
November 13, 1893 - Orders for
payment on bridge (Scotch creek)
Milwaukee Bridge Company - $1,000.00;
Mueller, Ritger & Seubert for cement -
$150.00; John Seubert, bridge job -
$150.00, miscellaneous labor - $22.00
December 16, 1893 - Miscella-
neous labor on Scotch creek bridge
$23.00; Material bridge - $50.72
September 17, 1894 - Commencing
at the SW comer of Sec 21 running N 1
mile laid out to a width of 3 rods
July 5, 1893 - Commencing at the
quarter post on the NW comer of NE quar-
ter of Sec 15 running 1/2 mile N to center
of Sec 10 laid out to a width of 3 rods
June 9, 1894 - Commencing at the
SE corner of Sec 30 and SW corner of
Sec 29 running N 1 mile between Sec 29
& 30 and laid out to the width of 3 rods.
Damages to be paid are $5.00 an acre for
row land and $15.00 an acre for cleared
land
July 10, 1894 - Commencing at the
NW corner of Sec 36 & NE comer of Sec
35 running S 1 mile to town line between
Sec 35 & 36 laid out to the width of 3
rods. Damages awarded Mary Heil 1/2
mile long and 1-1/2 rods wide $23.00,
Henry Heil $15.00, Conrad Heil $15.00,
Jos Uebelocher $15.00, Jos Kaas $15.00
October 13, 1894 - Commencing at
the SW comer of Sec 23 and NW comer
of Sec 26 running due E 1/2 mile was
allowed & Joseph Majewski is to open up
above described road passable for team
and wagon or sleigh for the sum of $2.50.
Also, Theo Sabak agrees to move back his
fence each side of the line to a width of 1-
1/2 rods total 3 rods for the sum of $15.00.
Commencing at the NW comer of Sec
35 and the NE comer of Sec 34 running S
1/2 mile was allowed Lawrence Salzman
$15.00 E and Joe Imhoff $20.00 W to
move their lines 1-1/2 rods.
On petition of 29 voters to discontinue
a road running through Sec 14 was
allowed and road to be posted on each end
to abandon by April 1, 1995
October 22, 1894 - Received of
Town of Cassel $7.00 in full payment for a
right of way taken from E side of SE of
SE1/4 of Sec 30 - Lawrence Domkowski
March 6, 1895 - Mathias Fochs to
clear land to E on S1/2 of NW1/4 of Sec 13
1-1/2 rods and when completed to receive
$15.00
June 29, 1895 - Commencing on the
NE comer of the NW 1/4 of SW1/4 of Sec
32 running due W 1/4 mile to Sec line of
Sec 31 & 32 John Scheller paid $13.50 for
1-1/2 rods by 1/4 mile on S side of line.
Martin Filtzkowski $9.00 for 1-1/4 rods by
1/4 mile on N side of line
July 16, 1896 - Commencing at the
NW comer of Sec 30 running S 2 milesto
town line of T 27 & 28. Awards to Eliza-
beth Welsch of NW NW Sec 30 $15.00,
Koneg Bros Sw NW Sec 30 $5.00. Rest of
2 miles awards were for $1.00 each NW
SW & SW SW Sec 30 $1.00 each for NW
NW SW NW NW SW, SW SW of Sec 31
August 28, 1896 - Beginning at the
1/4 stake on S line between Sec 22 & 27
running E 1/2 mile to the SE corner of
Sec 22. Awards to Frank Ceranski $10.00,
A Wenzel $5.25, Carl Lepak $10.50.
August 28, 1896 - Beginning at the
NE comer of Sec 33 or NW comer Sec.
34 running North on line between Sec. 27
& 28 one mile to NE corner of Sec. 28.
August 28, 1896 - Beginning at the
NE comer of Sec. 15 and the SE comer of
Sec. 10 running due west 1/2 and Sec. 15.
March 30, 1897 - Beginning at 1/4
post on Section line between Sec. 33 and
Sec. 34 running due west on 1/4 line and
1/4 mile.
May 11, 1897 - Beginning on the
East end of the SE 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of
Sec. 15 abandonment was granted to the
West. Open a highway starting from 1/4
post on Section line between Sec. 15 and
22 running due North on 1/4 line into Sec.
15 1/2 mile, also a highway commencing
on Section comers of Secs. 30, 31, 32, &
29 running west on Section line between
Secs. 30 & 31 for 1/4 mile.
June 5, 1897 - Contract with Kasmeir
Laminski to build 2 stone and cement piers
according to contract for the sum of
$124.00. To Albert Goldbach to do a filling
or a approchment on West end of bridge on
Colby Road at Burger Creek according to
contract for the sum of $13.00. To Paul
Kordus to do a filling and approchment on
East end of bridge on Colby Road at
Burger Creek according to contract for the
sum of $50.00. To Geo Burger to
straighten creek about 4 rods at Burger
place on Colby Road according to contract
for the sum of $9.00. To S.H. Clark to build
2 stone & cement piers according to
contract for the sum of $77.00. To St.
Novolney to do a filling or approchment
unto bridge according to contract for the
sum of $49.00. To Frank Knetter to turn-


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