New Trier Taxes Being Paid Promptly
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Feb 1913, p. 3

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27 Feb 1913
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New Trier Township
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    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Sharp Increase Does Not Cause Any Unusual Protest.

In spite of the short increase in taxes in New Trier township this year, Collector Prouty of Winnetka says that they are being paid as promptly as usual and without any unusual amount of protest.
The valuation on property in Glencoe, Winnetka, Kenilworth and Wilmette has been increased fully twenty per cent due to the improvements on the New Trier high school, and other educational institutions in the township. In 1911 Glencoe paid $7.83 and this year pays $9.51 on the hundred; Winnetka has an increase from $7.72 to $9.51 on the hundred; Winnetka has an increase from $7.72 to $9.31; Kenilworth from $8.13 to $9.85, and Wilmette $8.50 to $9.44.
The last date set for payment of taxes is March 10. Then the books are sent to the county collector in Chicago, and are payable without additional charges up to May 1. The assessment for the township is $427,000. Mr. Pouty says that last year he collected about forty-five per cent of this amount, and presumed that he would get as much this year. Two-thirds of this amount is now in, and there is almost two weeks left in which to pay while the books are still in Winnetka.

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New Trier Taxes Being Paid Promptly