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r MACON BEACON YEAR MACON, MISSISSIPPI. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24. I91S. 'MPHSSR 4f THE Board of Supervisors 8EPTEMBEB TEEM Board met in regular session witK all members and officers present. After proclamation by the sheriff the follow ing proceedings were had: ALLOWANCES. Pat Boykins, Rep'g bridges $ 6 00 D F Allgood. prosecution att'y. . 100 00 J W Haddon, Agri Commissioner 100 00 Knox Moon, wages as janitor. . 15 00 W N Haynes, Co home Keeper. . 40 00 Anna Moore, cook 7 50 W M Hill, keeping ferry 14 50 Dr Stanley, health officer 60 00 A T Dent, attorney for board. . . 25 00 D S Norwood, convict guard.. . . 43 50 W E Hauldin. convict Supt 75 00 J R Jackson. Supt. Edu. & post 93 85 City of Macon, lights and water. 41 56 C M Scale, enrollment of cor v. 70 P H Hunter, dragging road .... 16 66 J C Jackson, working roads 63 50 Hotel Macon, auto hire 10 00 E F Nonn & Co.. cement 13 07 Klaus & Co., lisrht bulbs 2 16 W M Jones, repairing machine. . 2 25 N Scales, supplies County Home 27 97 Jno P. Hunter, sort, road ma chine supplies 8 24 L F Holberg 6 75 C L Heinrich, water pitcher .... 35 Allen Lumber Co., lumber 42 02 J W Cotton, working road 52 50 W M Hunter. 1 ,732 feet lumber 107 32 Off of court, St ts Charlie Brooks 910 Same, ts Joe Johnson 8 70 " " Eli Watford 13 00 " " Jerry Williams 9 50 ' " Felix Walker 7 05 " " Ernest Johnson 81 95 " "Fell White. 1100 " " Wheeler White, 2 cases 20 70 Beacon, printing and publishing. 82 99 W M Hunter, bridge and lumber 17 05 Same, for same 40 42 Sheriff, feeding prisoners 161 50 Same, postage, etc 4 25 C L Ferris, supplies 17 00 Ed M Murphey, medicines 5 45 A Klaus & Co., convict supplies. 260 35 R L Murdock, shop work 11 90 Brooksville Hdw Co., supplies. . 29 60 Dr C R Bush, salary 10 00 Dr Stanley, postage 1 75 E C W alker, tick Inspector 78 00 Same, J C Jackson 78 00 " NL Cotton 78 00 " WCDeale 78 00 W A Parks, work on roads 138 00 Imp. Cotton Oil Co., ice 4 00 Nunn & Co., lumber .- 68 21 T B Allen & Co., lumber 115 02 Thos. McHcnry, lumber 47 76 S D Helm, 148 cords wood 810 80 Jno A Tyson, postage 1 50 City Hdw 6 Far Co., sundries. . 39 87 J W Pauletto, nail ...... 54 Stowers Bros. . hauling gravel . . 32 17 E O Kirby, bridge and lumber . . 97 69 Memphis Stone & Gravel Co ... . 46 32 Nox Co Hdw Co., sundries 99 90 J C Cavett, cora'r, expenses. ... 20 00 W S Mullins, same 27 50 W A Cheatham, same 25 00 E L Stevens, road work 65 00 H N Donahoo, same 75 00 Lester Goodwin, rd work Dis 2 . 167 46 D C Ferris, advertising, Dis 2 . . 8 88 Memphis Stone & Gravel Co. . . . 26 15 I G Guy, bridge and lumber .... 84 08 R N Stuart, same 74 84 W M Hunter for C S Field, lbr . 23 05 Same for J R Dugan 40 23 " Geo W Taylor 42 50 L C Cline, building side walls. . . 500 00 Same, building culverts. ...... .2,370 00 Sheriff, 6 days, per diem 12 00 Chancery clerk, same . 18 00 The following accounts, petition;, etc., were rejected: J. A. Bell, Jr., $36.77 for building bridge; R. E. Mc Graw, $30.15, same; Chas. Kier, peti tion for bridge; J. H. Williams, bal ance on cement; R. T, McDavid, $37.50 damage to mule. The following received and ordered filed: In re bridge across Paley creek; J. R. Jackson, monthly report; J. G. McKay, price on paints; M. T. S. Rus sell, communication as to culverts; J. T, McDonald, exchange price for type writer. Klaus & Co. were awarded the con tract for convict supplies. N. Scales the county home supplies. The superintendent of education was allowed extension of time to make re port of dog tax and Salem and Lynn creek school tax. Committee appointed to inspect bridge built by J. H. Thompson on Ma con and Cooksville road, reported that same had been built according to plans and specifications and payment for same was recommended. The bid of $2,600 bonds for the Cen ter Point school was rejected, only one "bid being made, and the clerk was ithorized to have said bonds litho ' graphed and disposed of same at priv ate sale. Following petitions and accounts were rejected: Bridge near county line at the turn pike, known as Morgan's bridge; to pay A. Thornell for eattle killed in dipping; petition of Dinsmore and Snepherd. should go to state audi tor first; R. L. Anderson and :Nunn & jO., lor reduction ui realty assess ment; C. P. Russell & Co., account of $26 25 for anthrax vaccine; J. O. Cook, for reward for capturing escaped pri soner; R. Brewer, Jr., for repairing road machine; Geo. II. Gilmore, et aL, to change road does not comply with law; W. C. Deale. account of $12 for tour days tick inspection;, T. J. Conn, $1.50 for sharpening plow. Following were received and filed: In re road for county home, parch ase of road; D. T. Rife, road report; com munication from State Board of Health as to drinking founting; H. S. Walker, road report; report of W. N. Haynes, superintendent of county home. M. & F. bank, Shuqualak. was allow ed $1,178.73 for work oh roads paid for Resignation of Thos. McLemore, as road overseer was accepted and Cicero Fancher appointed In his place. The following reduction in taxes was made: I. D. Tyson & Co., tax on mer chandise from 310,000 to $6,000, cattle from $5,000 to $3,000; Klaus & Co., from $17,000 to $15,000; R. L. Ander son, auto from $700 to $600; L. C. Tucker, merchandise, from $800 to $500; Mrs. I. D. Tyson, released from dou ble assessment on realty; J. J. Prince, cattle, from $1,350 to $1,080, realty, from $1,344 to $1,020, being assessed Dr. Prince's estate. George Howlett, on account of loss of hand, was released from poll tax. Arthur Scott, being physically incap acitated, was released from road duty. L. L. Cole, county treasurer, made monthly report. Committee to inspect bridge across Horse Hunter creek, on Macon and Buggs Ferry road, reported that same had been built according to plans and specifications, and recommended that same be paid for. W. T. Stowers repotted that he had let an emergency contract to I. G, Guy to built bridge on ' Martin place, and same had been done according to con tract, and the price, $76.90 was recom mended be paid. Same action was taken in regard to bridge built by George Taylor west of iron bridge across Plum creek. Committee to inspect bridge repair ed on Plum creek reported that same had been done according to plans. Commissioners of roads in district ; 4 were notified as to purchase of mater ial. Jno. A. Tson. auditor, made report of court house repair interest coupons, and allowance was made foraame. The following petitions were reject ed: N. Scales, reduction of assessment; A. M. Tynes, for same. Rev. William Atkinson was refunded road tax, it being shown he was a min ister of the gospel and teacher. .'. Supt. of Education filed list of ap pointments to I. I. 4 C. R. E. Meade was released from bond as engineer of roads in Dis. 5. Bridge on F. E. Carleton's place was awarded to R. N. Stewart at $17.50, he being allowed ten days to complete same. R, C. Patty, tax assessor, having been ordered to make a special assess ment ot all property of Center Point Consolidated school district, and same having been done, the report was re ceived and approved. George Taylor was awarded contract to repair bridge on levee, at $26. Repair of bridge on Macon and Stark- yllle road was awarded to Ben C, Stew art at $5.75. Account of Ben C. Stewart of $7 for repairing bridge was rejected. Petition of H. G. Nicholson for re lease from double atsessment was con tinued. Tax Levy 1915 DOGS On each female dog, over 6 mos. old, $8 On each male dog, over 6 mos. old. . . 1 STATK'TAX For State purposes 6 mills county tax (sundry purposes) General county 7UmilU Jail bonds 1-6 mill Court house bonds 1-8 Court house repair bonds 1-8 Noxubee Agri. High School. ... 1 8 mi 111 DISTRICT 1 State and ccunt (as above) ..14 U mills Int. and sinking fund(roads). 6y$ " Maintenance fund 1 " 21 districts 2 and 3 Same as district 1 district 4 State and county 14 mills Good roads 5 " 19U " 1 Commutation tax on each person sub ject to road duty, 3. DISTRICT 5, State and county 14 mills Interest and sinking fund. ... 5 " Maintenance fund 1 " 20 X mills Consolidated Schools SALEM For maintenance 6U mills LYNN CREEK For maintenance 5 mills Interest and sinbing 4J$ " CENTER POINT For maintenance 1 mill Interest and sinking 1H " HORSE WANTED A cheep com bi nation bora for delivery. J- B. DOBKQH. FAIR WARNING AH parties, hasten lellr. are warned sot to tnMMM en mr lands. This is a special waralntT to sqaJrrel. bird sad 'possum hunter, who are in the habit of huntmt in th river bottom! west of Macon. AUvtoteten will he prosecuted. -i. F. AMES. If ia aaiir for the avarare man to get next to a live wire than it is to be one, Jlfrt. Eugtna Virginia DanttUr. The sketch of this beloved woman, taken from the Christian Advocate, will be read with great interest by a large number of friends in the county. She is living with her daughter, Mrs. Langham, who JIs remembered here as MissMattie Dantzler. in Bay City, Tex. Eueene Virginia Dantfler (dm Boggess) was born near Hunts ville, Ala., May 19, 1840. She was one of a family of five girls and one boy, and at the early age of ten years was sent with two old er sisters to a boarding school in Meridianville, Alabama. Later, when the family moved to Macon. Miss , she finished her education in West Point. Miss. At that time she was a member of the Cum berland Presbyterian church. Her very happy married lire was spent in the Mississippi Delta, where all who knew her loved her. Her home was always the preacher's home, and the crv of the needy she always heard. After some years, when a widow, she movea back to Macon with three small children, where she entered the M E Church Sunday School and joined the same church, the church of the children's father. Here she also worked with the Ladies' Aid, a society which chiefly con cerned itself with the care of the parsonage. Years passed by, in which she was a blessing to all with whom she came in contact. The last thirteen years she has lived with her daughter, Mrs. C. E. Lang ham, in Bay City, Texas. Upon moving to cay uity sne joined the Home Mission Society, which afterwards became "The Woman's Missionary Society." She has ever been a constant source of inspiration for a deeper consecration, by her goodly life, and far more faithful Bervice by her wual loyalty, very few times hajj'jJs , ever missed a meeting Of i . ner isionary Society, and Bhe ba,; j"ays a word of cheer and hope, no matter bow discouraging the work may seem. And as a token of their appreciation for all she is, and has been to them, the Bay City Auxiliary named their Bible Woman Scholarship for ber, "The Eugene Virginia Dantzler Scholarship." How glorious it is thus to live, and the happy and sure climax to such a life will be when her Lord shall say: ''She hath done what she could, enter thou into the joy of thy Lord." But our prayer is, that she may be spared to us many years yet, to help and inspire us in our work for him. Christian Advocate. A WUMng-WM-Rtcption hyMrt. Swan ana aaughttn On September 3rd, Mrs. Allie Swann and daughters entertained at their country home in honor of Miss Sue Lee Wier, niece of the hostess; the affair was a Wishing-Well-Reception prior to the marriage of the honoree. At 4 p. m. sixty (60) mutual friends of the hostesses and prospective bride gathered on the spacious lawn and spent an afternoon crowded with pleas ure. After greeting the receiving par ty, the guests were conducted by Mesdames Nelson Stevens and James Boswell to the punch bowl which was presided over by Misses Louise Swann, Nellie Douglass and Antoinette Bos well, and where all was laughter and merriment. Suspended in the center of the lawn was a large pink and white marriage bell surrounded by sixty hearts. The younger set tested their skill at pierc ing the hearts, and as was to be expect ed, many experts among them were found. Soon all were invited to the Wish- ing-Well-a really artistic creation from which Emmet Cavett, Jr., and Pierre Roberts drew the many remem brances, which were carried by little Misses Hallie Lee Swann and Helen Madler to Miss Wier, who had been led to a nearby throne by Miss Sallie Spann Swann, Seated on this decorat ed throne and surroundel by the friends who had so generously remembered ber, Miss Wier made a beautiful pic ture in receiving and opening ber gifts. In the midst of the fun, a colored o- man was seen approaching the throne; it was no other than "Aunt Ada," a real member" of the family, since she had helped to rear the Swann children -who, wis in her practical way, "help ing Miss Sue Lee out" by giving some thing useful a dish pan instead of ornamental. Miss vWier thanked her hostesses and frianda in the following toasts: 'Hera's toast to merriment a toast to yon My friends Sad aesteeeee sad the taiklrea tee. The? that I have bad frem rear Within Well' Would indeed be very bard te UH; But Is some way I ihall try te eoavey to yon The pleasure It tires to bar friends ae true. Ia these reiaembreaeet Tee are bidding ee "God's Speed." And I weald show appreciation la word and deed; So In the Mew life which soea shall some te me. I shall endeavor to be all van would have ait be To meet your Meals-all hopes yea could tell. And 'twnibe'htntelyduetoyourwlshlnrmewan." Mrs. Nelson Stevens responded thus: "A reply te the toast to the handsome atlas Wier. Who Is about to occupy ths matrimonial chair: Vary iravs are our thouchta. our minds cannot tell. Whether the It In earnest about the Wishing Walk Wahid bar Ood't Speed, and may her happisest be. Llkt Tennyson's brook, solnc on to ths sea. Your maidt are all weepln. but who can tell The lock the fairy hat dropped m the well J And In thit new life you seem very sedate. But all ws can do It to wish and to wait The waiters then passed refresmenta, pleasing both to the eye and to the palate chicken salad and crackers, pink sherbert, and individual cakes, each having on It a "W" in pink; pink rosebuds gave the plates an artistic touch, and completed the pink and white color scheme. The final pleasure came in cutting the bride's cake, which was beautiful, being surmounted by a bride and groom under an arch. -Mrs. Swann was assisted in receiving ber guests by Misses Sallie Spann and Rosa Swann, the honoree, Miss Sue Lee Wier and her mother, Mrs. Peter Wier, Mistress N. A. Madler, of Mo bile, Misses Mattha Poindexter, Ethel dra Spessard and Sadie Duvergne Rob ert, Mesdames J. C. Cavett (and J. C. Robert, also by little Misses Mattie Bell Boswell, Elizabeth Swann and Masters Joe and Cavett Robert. The guests were loath to leave the scene of so much pleasure, but finally departed with deep appreciation of Mrs. Swann's hospitality. Women in Kantaa. Out in Kansas, where they strive to please, the women ought to have small cause for complaint, if it is possible to deprive the sex of that inalienable right: Here are some of the things that the women of Kansas may legally do : Can Me back . her maiden name, after be4ouaband is dead, without any legal process or legislative act Can keep her own name when she Is married.; Can persuade her husband to take her name and give up his family name if she does not like it. Can keep her maiden name and her husband can keep his. Can retain her maiden name for busi ness transactions and use her husband's name for social affairs. If a wife does not like either her own or her husband's family name, they can change to a name that does suit. A woman can wear men's (clothing without any restriction except that she must not pose as a man. She can vote at every election. She can hold any office in the State and run for Congress. As Kansas probably puts it, a woman there can do almost anything a man can. That's so. The men's clothing provision even permits her to scratch a match ts some men do. The only thing she seems barred from is "posing as a man," which is impossible, of course, for most of them, at least Exchange. Some Intirchangaobli Tormo. In the effort to stir up antagon ism to Great Britain among cotton interests, it has been said that Germany would pay a big price for the South 's cotton. This is no doubt true, if the cotton could; be delivered in Germany. It is equal ly true that the Devil would pay a million dollars a ton or more for enought ice delivered in Hades to put out the fires of that region, and then rob mankind to pay the bill. The Kaiser and the Devil, Hades and Germany, or cotton and ice, are in this case inter changeable terms. Manufacturers Record. A long time ago some one said that an Englishman eats a peach as if he were performing a religious ceremony. No wonder! In the London market a sale of a dozen peaches ranks as a wholesale trans action. And the price! The Lon don Telegraph recently printed an article on "Cheap Fruit," in which the statement occurs that "small samples" were worth two to three shilling a dozen, but that the best fruit could be bought at twelve shillings a dozen. Think of paying a quarter for a single peach ! But there were some shops that cut the price, and that would tell yea a peach for threepence six cents. Try our fresh picklt in keg. Dill, sour - n 4 - tweet, mixed. Crigler's, phone 25. Bress Up Now is the time to begin to provide yourself with the most useful needs to protect yourself from the chilly days soon to be with us. Our arrivals (are now in) of desirable things : HATS: Jno. B. Stetson and Liberty Brand CLOTHING: "HIGH-ART" SHOES: Beacon and L. S. & D. Wrights Underwear (Health). Large line , of Cotton and Wools. Don't put off and wait too 1 long, later they may be scarce. Gat in touch with no for your Fat!' buying To My Friends and Patrons : As all meat animals have advanced to such a high price and the cash has come to such a low standard I am compelled for this reason to do a strictly CASH BUSINESS. I am compelled to take this step as my finances are such I cannot af ford to do business as in the past. This is not saying your credit is not good in the least, as I have always appreciated my customers and do still and will endeavor in the future to al ways try and please you, and hope you look at this in a strictly business light. I will begin selling strictly for CASH on Oc tober 1st and positively will not sell anything on credit. For the accommodation of my customers I will keep on hand Coupon books of denominations of $2.00, $3.00 and $5.00, and will give you 5 per cent discount in trade where you purchase these books. Thanking you for past favors and hope to hate a continuation of your trade. I remain, Yours, A. L. HOLBERG. 77m My$ttry ofSilanc. It takes a baby about two years to learn how to talk a man, forty- two, to learn silence. Speech would never be eloquent without silence, which gives words force, through the long breath taken during the pause, and bestows power through thought nurtured in wordless quiet. The man, who has much to say that will delight and instruct an audience, says lit tle when he is out of the lostum or pulpit. A tongue that is always wagging is never musically correct, when the hour demands harmony. Art, no more than God, the great artist, is never studied in the whirlwind. Out of denial to society and its in trusion, comes the great master pieces that rear their coiossiii grandeurs to admiring generations In silence a man loarns sell a masters his destiny. Don't talk much, think mon-, and you will know more and al wipdom to knowledge. Silence is a mystery which speech explodes. FOR SALE Pur. Red Rust Proof Oats, hsnr Ud before tae fains. iare and bright arsim 7teparbasbsL W. D. WiNDAHM HON, Lei; 'if v. Jirsa. Money to Loan. I tains of sol ls thta Sl600 ; irs yr . lotos ; SO per tout ttt rsesoBibU vtlustioa of land with out imroemBt. Best prope 'titioa oa ths sitrkot. Prosnpt jasptction. No daisy in closing. STRONG & BUSH. Scheldt tf Traiai at Mum; Kiss, SOUTHBOUND No. 1 Express Daily 1:18 a. m. Through ts 11 obfls No. 3 Express Daily 12)12 p. m. Through to Uobfla No. 5 Express Daily 5:41 fv m; Threuch to afaridiaa NORTHBOUND No. 2 Express Daily '230 a. mj Throat-h to St. Leais No. 4 Express Daily .4:17 p. m.' Through to St L1a No. 6 Express Daily 10:26 a, m.' Throat-h to UsJoS City W. C. MCCULLAS, Aft. FOR RENT-Flre-room house. HffctJ sad waU sr. rood bam and aorvaat's aeuss. L. I. ZEPrRNICI. ROOMS FOR ' REMT-ApsIr U Miss Bdn Bush, phone ft, P. O. Box 112. WANTED-A tiri (white) or settled Wamsa foe housekeeper, ' Address Box l4 Macon. Miss. FOR SALE-Resldence; I rooms, convenient to) school, servant's heuse. stable, tardea east. K verr desirable place. 'Apply to Beacon office. SEED OATS-Texss Red Rust Proof tats.' Also seed wheat. Both borne frown, T. W. eACtfSON. Prairie Point. Miss. CORN FOR SALE-Sevcral thousand esthete of corn for sals at TM per bushel Cash preferred but tood security will be takes. W1U also trad corn for cattle. L. O. OLIVER. McLeed.Mlss. SEED OATS-SQO boshela of Appier Rust Proof seed osts fbr sale. WIU deliver in M acorn in lot at sod sfeove Zb bushels, at T cents. S. W. ADAMS, Roaia Mnooa, Mtse. FOR LEASE. The H In ton Plantation, ttrre miles from Brooksville, vest. ' Good proooeitieas for reliable party. Writs or see MBS. T. R. 8PALDWO. Brest evilly hhae. TRESSPASS NCmCX-Aa.MttM. hentest, flshermen. peddlers, art warned under SeatsHy eC toe law not to tresspass oa) ajy alnaa. ' the oM Callacnaa place. AB vMatsrs wil aaoot certainly be prosecuted. W.U aaWSOa TRESSPASS MOTrCTAS Parties art ass a under penalty sf the law that we wUl eVsilasy any henttna; or trmsiialat ewsay edear Vadtj All vlotatort wDl saeet eartoiary be preeeratad.