W. E. LOVDAL, 26 AUG 1896, SACRAMENTO RECORD UNION, PG 3, COL. 1 & 2

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W. E. LOVDAL, 26 AUG 1896, SACRAMENTO RECORD UNION, PG 3, COL. 1 & 2 - Sacramento was not assessed in eomparlaoi...
Sacramento was not assessed in eomparlaoi eomparlaoi with San Joaquin. He met a continual complaint from other places throughout the State that Sacramento wus underassessed. Mr. Berkey said that wherever he had gone through the State he found that jealousy induced the inhabitants to combine to run it down and influence strangers against it. The city was undeniably undeniably a prosperous one, but it was so in spite of the efforts of the other counties. He Instituted a comparison of the l*nd In the New Hope country, in San and showed that the latter was as•eased as•eased much the higher of, the two. He v.euld admit that there were two or three corners in Sto kton that were assessed higher than any property in Sacramento, but he wished, if any comparison comparison was made, it should Include the whole county. The best land below this city on the river is assessed at an acre, and some small pieces at $300 If would average .?■_»• M> an acre. The Lovdal place is at that a::d Daniel Flint's pIiCS WtU go above that figure. The reductions made p t st year were made on the plains land. Then Mr. Reamer questioned Supervisor Supervisor Curtis about the values of farming farming lands and city property. Mr. Curtis lands in other counties, because he felt that he must reduce the assessments on the uplands in order to give the farmers farmers a chance to live. He had also rained much property in the city from $90 to 9100 per front foot, although he felt that the owners could not afford the raise. He felt that he had assessed the county as high as he could in justice to the property-owners, and hoped that the board would see it as he did. A CHIMNEY FIRE. Fall of an Engine Horse on a Slippery Slippery Pavement. While going tr. a (ire at 1115 Twelfth atn et yesterday morning one of the horses attached to s lire engine slinned and fell at Tenth and X streets, but fortunately was not injured. Several accidents <>f this kind have occurred, and if repeated some one is likely to get killed. The difference made.ln time for a few blocks, between a brisk trot and a gallop, is so slight that the safer gait should always be adhered to on the smooth streets, where Very often the horses are put on a run. The alarm yesterday was caused by some soot in a chimney blazing up. No damage resulted. Fined for Cruelty. Jurgen Luders was fined -SU 50 yesterday yesterday by Justice Davis for cruel treatment treatment of his horse. F. de Wolfe Hennah I I I ; I ! i j

Clipped from The Record-Union26 Aug 1896, WedPage 3

The Record-Union (Sacramento, California)26 Aug 1896, WedPage 3
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  • W. E. LOVDAL, 26 AUG 1896, SACRAMENTO RECORD UNION, PG 3, COL. 1 & 2

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