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  • Illinois Staats-Zeitung -- January 13, 1868
    Report of Secretary of Aid Society for German Immigrants October 4, 1867 to January 8, 1868

    Receipts

    Cash in treasury on October 4, 1867...................... $ 700.94

    Proceeds of fair............................................. 3730.94

    Dues........................................................... 436.75

    Proceeds from sale of piano............................... 340.00

    Repayment of loans......................................... 48.10

    Proceeds of ball and raffle................................. 329.07

    Proceeds from sale of articles not sold at fair........... 73.28

    Proceeds from sale of pictures............................. 85.00

    Refund on rent paid.......................................... 20.00

    Donations...................................................... 13.75

    Total receipts................................................. $5188.63

    2

    Disbursements

    Cook County bonds ............................................... $2782.50

    Piano ............................................................... 300.00

    Salary of agent .................................................... 210.00

    Rent for agent's office ........................................... 58.00

    Office furniture ................................................... 38.55

    Commission for collections ...................................... 44.45

    Labor ............................................................... 3.00

    Miscellaneous items ............................................... 31.60

    Loans and aid to needy ........................................... 346.82

    Cash in treasury ................................................... 149.38

    Mistake in accounting in connection with fair ................. 14,65

    Total disbursements ............................................... $5188.63

    3

    Assets of Aid Society

    Cook County bonds........................ $3000.00

    Cash...........................................1210.18

    Insured loans...................................145.00

    Max Koerner,

    Secretary.

    January 8th, 1868.

    The above report agrees with my records.

    Charles Rietz, Treasurer.

    German
    II D 10, III G