NEWSPAPER ARTICLE ABOLISHMENT OF RESERVE TOWNSHIP 1917 March, 15
From: Sawyer County Record & Hayward Republican – March 15, 1917
BILL PRESENTED FOR THE ABOLISHMENT OF RESERVE
A bill has been introduced by Assemblyman V.V. Miller to abolish the town of Reserve and attach the taxable territory therein to the newly created town of Bass Lake, the towns of Sand Lake, Couderay, Hunter and Radisson. The bill further provides that the assets and liabilities of the town of Reserve shall be apportioned among these various towns in proportion to the value of the detached portions shall bear to the whole assessed valuation as shown by the assessment roll of the town of Reserve for the year 1916. The County Board is required at its next meeting to demand the books and papers of the town and send for any persons necessarily involved in the settlement of its affairs, and the board there from to apportion the assets and liabilities as above stated. The town boards of the various towns received detached portions of this territory are to levy the tax upon the respective detached property and p0ay any indebtedness chargeable thereto by reason of a settlement made by the county board.
The act in to be made effective upon its passage and publication.