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LEGAL NOTICES
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
No. 10^356 Letters of Ad
ministration having been
granted on the 24th day of
August, 1962, by the Chancery
Court of Holmes County, Miss,
to the undersigned upon the
estate of Ellen Larry Mur
dock, Deceased, notice is here
by given to all persons having
claims against said estate to
present the same to the Clerk
of said Court for probate and
registration according to law
within six months from the
date of the first publication
of this notice, or they will be
forever barred.
This the 24th day of Aug
ust, 1962.
Holmes County Bank &
Trust Co.
By: W. D. Wilson, Exec
V. Pres. Trust Officer,
Administrator
Aug. 30, Sept. 6, 13, 20.
NOTICE TO
PROSPECTIVE BIDDERS
Issued by the Contracting
Local Organization Tackett
Creek Drainage District.
Address: Lexington, Missis
sippi.
Date issued: August 16,
1962.
invitation No. Miss-TDD-2
Sealed bids, in single copy,
will be received by the Board
of Commissioners of the Tac
kett Creek Drainage District
in the Chancery Clerk’s office,
Holmes County Courthouse,
Lexington, Mississippi, until
10:00 A. M., CST, September
18, 1962, and then publicly
opened and read for the con
struction of approximately 5.8
miles of channel improvement
on Tackett Creek, Lateral No.
1, and Lateral No. 2, located
within the Tackett Creek Wa
tershed, Northwest of Pick
ens, Holmes County, Missis
sippi.
The estimated quantities of
the principle items of work
are:
Channel clearing 1.06 miles.
Channel excavation 100,300
cu. yds.
All bids must be accompan
ied by bid bond, certified
check, cashier’s check, money
order, or cash in an amount
not less than 20 percent (20%)
of the amount bid.
The successful bidder will
be required to execute a for
mal contract and furnish per
formance and payment bonds
in amounts of 100% and 50%
respectively of the total
amount of the contract.
A contract will not be
awarded to a firm in which
any official of the sponsoring
local organizations, the con
tracting local organization,
or any member of his imme
diate family has direct or in
direct interest in the pecu
niary profits or contracts of
such firm.
Chapter 473, General Laws
of Mississippi-1958, as amend
ed by House Bill No. 428,
General Laws of Mississippi
1960, prohibits the submission
of a bid by or the award of a
contract to a bidder under
this invitation for bids who
does not have a current certi
cate of responsibility issued
by the Mississippi State
Board of Public Contractors
or a similar certificate issued
by a similar Board of another
state which recognizes certifi
cates issued by said Board,
unless the amount of the bid
or contract is less than
$25,000.00. No bid shall be
opened or considered unless
the bidder’s current certificate
number appears on the outside
or exterior of the envelope or
container of the bid, or unless
there appears on the outside
or exterior of said envelope
or container a statement to
the effect that the bid enclos
ed therein does not exceed
$25,000.00.
In accordance with Sections
9020 and 9021 of the Mississip
pi Code of 1942, only workmen
and laborers who have actual
ly resided in Mississippi for
two (2) years shall be employ
ed in the performance of the
work covered herein provided
such resident workmen and
laborers are available. Em
ployment of non-resident
workmen or laborers, where
resident employees are not
available, shall be subject to
the provisions of these code
sections.
LEGAL NOTICES
All work shall be completed
within 163 calendar days after
the date of receipt of notice
to proceed.
Arrangements to inspect the
sites may be made by con
tacting: George D. Wynne,
Contracting Local Oragniza
tion’s Representative Route 1,
Pickens, Mississippi. Phone
Goodman 4838. R. L. Tisdale,
Agriculture Building, Yazoo
City, MissM Phone 2752.
Complete assembly of the
invitation for bids may be ob
tained from Pat M. Barrett,
Attorney, Holmes County
Bank Building, P. O. Box 447?
lyexington, Mississippi.
Aug. 23, 30, Sept. 6, 13.
TRUSTEE’S NOTICE
OF SALE
WHEREAS, on September
30, 1960, Joe Thurmond and
Missouri Thurmond, Husband
and Wife, executed a deed of
trust to Warren V. Ludlam,
Jr., Trustee for the benefit of
Jim Walter Corporation,
which deed of trust is record
ed in Record Book 121 at Page
48 in the office of the Chan
cery Clerk of Holmes County,
Mississinni • and
WHEREAS, said deed of
trust was assigned to Mid -
State Homes, Inc., on October
10, 1960, by instrument re
corded in Record Book 18 at
Page 369 of the aforesaid, re
cords; and
WHEREAS, default having
been made in the payment of
the indebtedness secured by
said deed of trust and the hol
der of the note and deed of
trust having requested the
undersigned Trustee so to do,
I will, on the 21st day of Sep
tember, 1962, offer for sale
at public outcry and sell dur
ing legal hours, between the
hours of 11:00 A. M. and 4:00
P. M., at the East front door
of the County Court House of
Holmes County at Lexington,
Mississippi for cash to the
highest and best bidder, the
following described land and
property lying and being sit
uated in Holmes County, Mis
sissippi, being more particu
larly descirbed as follows, to
wit:
Lots No. 14 and 15 of the
Pecan Grove Subdivision of
part of Lot 187 in the city of
Lexington, Mississippi accord
ing to the map aand plat of
said Subdivision on file in the
office of the Chancery Clerk
of Holmes County, Mississip
pi.
The above lots are on two
separate deeds: Lot No. 14
Book No. 75 Page No. 490;
Lot No. 15 Book No. 76 Page
546.
I will convey only such title
as is vested in me as Trustee.
WITNESS MY SIGNATURE
this the 24th day of August,
1962.
Warren V. Ludlam, Jr.,
Trustee.
Watkins, Pyle, Edwards &
Ludlam,
Attorneys at Law
Jackson, Mississippi
August 30, Sept. 6, 13, 20.
INVITATION FOR BIDS
Sealed bids will be received
for seven window air - condi
tioning units by the Board of
Directors of Holmes County
Community Hospital, Septem
ber 10. Specifications may be
obtained at the Administra
tor’s Office at the hospital.
D. B. Miles, Chairman of
the Board of Trustees,
Holmes County Community
Hospital.
Lexington, Miss.
August 23, 30, Sept. 6, 13.
ADVERTISEMENT FOR
BIDS
Sealed proposals for the con
struction of a Cafeteria Build
ing for Holmes Junior College,
Goodman, Mississippi, will be
received by the Board of Trus
tees, Holmes Junior College,
in the office of the College
President until 2 P. M. Wed
nesday, October 3, at which
time they will be publicly
opened and read.
Bids will be received for
the following contracts:
Division 1 - General Con
struction
Division 2 - Mechanical Con
struction
Division 3 - Electrical Con
struction
LEGAL NOTICES
Division 4 - Kitchen Equip
ment
The General Conditions with
Modifications, forms of Con
tract Documents, together
with complete Plans and Spe
cifications for each phase of
work, may be examined at
the Office of LEE & BRUM
FIELD, ARCHITECTS, 4164
East Amite Street, P. O. Box
315, Jackson, Mississippi, and
copies of sets thereof may be
obtained upon making a depo
sit of $25.00 for each set. The
full amount of deposit will be
refunded upon return of each
complete set in good condition
within twenty (20) days after
opening of bids, except that
$15.00 actual cost of reproduc
tion of both plans and specifi
cations will be deducted for
each set in excess of one from
each actual bidder and for
each set from a non-bidder.
(Material and/or Equipment
Firms and all Sub-Contractors
are hereby classed as non -
bidders.)
Each bid must be submitted
in duplicate on proposal forms
furnished by the Architect
and must be accompanied by
the Bid Security in the form
ox i^eriiiieci uasmer s c;necK
or acceptable Bid Bond pay
able to the Board of Trustees,
in an amount equal to at least
5% of the base bid; such se
curity to be forfeited as liquid
ated damages, not penalty, by
any bidder who may be
awarded the Contract, but
who fails to carry out the
terms of the proposal, execute
Contract and give Bond in
form and amount within the
time specified.
No bid may be withdrawn
after scheduled closing time
for the receipt of the Bids
for a period of thirty (30) days
and each bidder shall comply
with the laws of Mississippi
applicable to bidding and con
struction of said project.
The Owner reserves the
right to reject any or all bids,
and to waive all informalities.
G. H. MbMorrough,
President, Board of
Trustees,
Holmes Junior College.
Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27, 1962.
RESOLUTION
BE IT RESOLVED that the
Board of Commissioners of
Black Creek Drainage District
does hereby express its in
tention to compromise and
settle all claims for delinquent
drainage district taxes owing
said District on the following
described lands in Holmes
County, Mississippi now own
ed by C. K. Fisackerly, Jr., as
follows:
Ni of SW1 of Section 33,
Township 14, Range 1 West.
Notice is hereby given to all
interested parties that they
have tht right to appear on
October 1, 1962 at the regular
October meeting of said Board
and show cause, if any they
can, why said taxes should
not be compromised and set
tled.
This the 3rd day of Sep
tember, 1962.
BOARD OF COMMIS
SIONERS, BLACK
CREEK DRAINAGE
DISTRICT
P. A. Jones, Commissioner
Homer M. Brock, Com
missioner
, Nick S. Shelton, Com
missioner
STATE OF MISSISSIPPI
COUNTY OF HOLMES
I, P. A. Jones, Secretary of
Commissioners of Black Creek
Drainage District do hereby
certify that the foregoing is a
true and correct copy of a re
solution passed, approved and
adopted by the Commissioners
of the Black Creek Drainage
District on Monday, the 3rd
day of September, 1962 as
shown by the Minutes of said
Commission.
Witness my signature and
the seal of Black Creek Drain
age District hereto affixed
this the 3rd day of September,
1962. ,
P. A. Jones,
Secretary
(SEAL)
Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27.
OF HOLMES COUNTY,
MISSISSIPPI
IN THE MATTER OF THE
ESTATE OF MRS MAUDE
H. NIXON, DECEASED
LEGAL NOTICES
BY: 0. W. NIXON, EXECU
TOR.
EXECUTOR’S NOTICE
TO CREDITORS
Letters Testamentary hav
ing been granted on the 28th
day of August, 1962, by the
Chancery Court of Holmes
County, Mississippi, to the
undersigned upon the Estate
of Mrs. Maude H. Nixon, de
ceased, notice is hereby given
to all persons having claims
against said estate to present
the same to the Clerk of said
Court for probate and regist
ration according to law with
in six months from this date,
or they will be forever barred.
This the 28th day of August,
1962.
O. W. Nixon, Executor of
Estate of Mrs. Maude H.
Nixon, Deceased.
Pat M. Barrett
Attorney at Law
Lexington, Miss.
Henley, Jones & Henley
Attorneys at Law
Hazlehurst, Mississippi
Aug. 30, Sept. 6, 13, 20.
3 times
PUBLIC NOTICE
To The Public And To The
Taxpayers Of The City Of
I^exington, Mississippi:
You are hereby notified that
the personal property assess
ment roll of the above named
City of Lexington for the year
1962 and the real property as
1UH UI Lilt? dl>uve
named City for the year 1962
have been equalized accord
ing to law and that said rolls
are ready for inspection and
examination, and that any ob
jections to said rolls, or any
assessment therein contained,
shall be made in writing and
filed with the Clerk of the City
of Lexington, Mississippi, on
or before 7:30 P. M. on Tues
day the 18th day of Septem
ber, 1962 at the office of said
Clerk in the City Hall in the
City of Lexington, Mississippi,
and that all assessments to
which no objection is then and
there made will be finally ap
proved by said Board of May
or and Aldermen and that all
assessments to which objec
tion is made and which may
be corrected and properly de
termined by said Board will
be made final by said Board
of Mayor and Aldermen, and
that said rolls and the assess
ments therein contained will
be approved by said Mayor
and Aldermen, and that:
1. At 7:30 o’clock P. M. on
Tuesday the 18th day of Sep
tember, 1962, this Board will
be in session for the purpose
of hearing objections to the
said assessments which may
be filed at the Clerk’s office
in the City Hall in the City
of Lexington, Mississippi; and
2. This Board of Mayor and
Aldermen will remain in ses
sion from day to day until all
objections lawfully made have
been disposed of and all pro
per corrections made in said
rolls.
Witness the signature of the
Board of Mayor and Aldermen
of the City of Lexington, Mis
sissippi, and the seal of said
City hereto affixed, this the
LEGAL NOTICES
5th day of September, 1962.
BOARD OP'1 MAYOR AND
ALDERMEN OP' THE
CITY OF LEXINGTON,
MISSISSIPPI
By: W. B. Kenna, Mayor
By: Alton B. Parker,
Clerk
(SIEAL)
Sept. 6, 13.
resolution
A Resolution Levying Adva
lorem Taxes For The City Of
Lexington For The Year 1962
And Fixing The Tax Rates.
BE IT RESOLVED by the
Mayor and Board of Aldermen
of the City of Lexington, Mis
sissippi:
Section I
That the following advalo
rem tax rates or levies be and
the same are hereby imposed
and levied for the year 1962
upon the assessed value of all
taxable property in the City
of Lexington, Mississippi, as
such property is now assessed
and listed or as may hereafter
be assessed and listed upon
the assessment rolls of said
City for the year 1962 as of
January 1, 1962, except pro
perty subject to State taxes
only, the said rates expressed
in mills or a decimal fraction
of a mill, being levied and
imposed upon each dollar of
assessed valuation appearing
upon said assessment rolls of
said City, as aforesaid^ for
the following funds or our
poses;
For General revenue pur
pose and for general im
provements, as provided by
House Bill No. 77 of the Laws
of 1950 . 15 Mills
For Bonds and Interest as
provided by House Bill No. 72
of the Laws of 1950 ... 5 Mills
Section II
That the Clerk of the City of.
Lexington, deliver to the Tax
Collector of said City a certi
fied copy of this resolution
and that said Clerk do mail
to the State Auditor of Public
Accounts of Mississippi a cer
tified copy of this resolution,
and that said Clerk do mail
to the Sheriff and Tax Collec
tor of Holmes County, Missis
sippi, a certified copy of this
resolution, and said Clerk
shall cause a certified copy of
this resolution to be published
on September 13th, 1962 in
the Holmes County Herald, a
weekly newspaper published
in said City, and that said
Clerk do mail to the State Tax
Commission of the State of
Mississippi, a certified copy of
this resolution.
Section III
That this resolution take ef
fect and be in force from and
after its passage.
The above resolution having
first been reduced to writing
was read and considered by
the Mayor and Board of Al
derman by Sections and each
of said Sections was duly adop.
ted by the following vote: Al
dermen Hollingsworth, Moses
Bailey, Moore and Nichols vot
ing yea; those voting nay,
none.
Thereupon, the Mayor de
clared the resolution passed,
approved and adopted.
i___
MUNICIPAL NOTICE OF SALE OF LAND FOR
DELINQUENT TAXES
STATE OF MISSISSIPPI
HOLMES COUNTY
I, W. O. Thompson, Tax Collector of the City of Lexington,
Mississippi, will on Monday, the 17th day of September, 1962,
within legal hours of said day, at the South Front Door of
the City Hall in the City of Lexington, Holmes County, Mis
sissippi, offer for sale and sell in the manner provided by
law, to the highest bidder or bidders for cash, if any there be,
all the following lands situated in the City of Lexington, Hol
mes County, Mississippi, for Delinquent Municipal Taxes due
thereon for the year, 1961, remaining unpaid.
Nam® Description Tex & Cost
Coleman, Maggie Griffin, Lot 2 (DB 67 Pg. 117) BIk 2, (Ash
craft) Pt. Lot 1 (DB 68 Pg. 420) BIk. 2 (Ashcraft) ... $34.00
Glover, Percy, Pt. Lot 143 (DB 73 Pg. 107) . 6.00
Herring, W. F. Et Ux, Pt. Lot 249 (DB 86 Pg. 33) Pt. Lot 249
(Rent House) . 40 00
Herring, W. F. & Stewart, Edith H., Pt. Lot 249 (DB 91 Pg.
646) . 16.00
Redmond, Lee Henry Et Ux, Lot 84 & EJ Lot 83 Pecan Grove
Sub of Pt. Lot 187 . 7.00
Witness my signature this the 21st day of August, 1962.
W. O. Thompson, Tax Collector of the
City of Lexington, Mississippi.
August 23, 30, September 6, 13.
WANT AD
INFORMATION
WORD RATES
Four cents per word for the
first insertion. Two cents per
word for each subsequent
consecutive insertion.
Sixty cents minimum charge
per insertion
DEADLINE
Tuesday, 3 p. m. proceeding
publication. We will help you
compose your ad so as to say
what you want to say in the
fewest words.
Buy — Sell — Exchange
Through A
Holmes County Herald
Want Ad
PHONE 400
Notices, cards «f thanks,
memorials, resolutions,
readers, etc., 50 words or less
$1 for one time, 4c per word
for all over 50.
ElANUS— Nationally Known
Wurlitzers and custom built
Knights. Also used pianos.
Financed, no interest. See
them day or night. Ph. GL
3-5316; The Piano Workshop,
109 Lee St., Greenwood, Miss.
(Turn right off W. Washington
4 blocks from Leflore Theatre)
9-13-62 - 1-1-63
Mrs. Sfcith Harrison, Pic
kens - North St. Ladies’ Hats
cleaned and blocked and re
trimmed. Write for appoint
ment.
ATTEST:
Alton B. Parker, Clerk of
the City of Lexington,
Mississippi.
APPROVED:
W. B. Kenna, Mayor of
the City of Lexington,
Mississippi.
I, Alton B. Parker, Clerk of
the City of Lexington, Missis
sippi, do hereby certify that
the foregoing is a true and
correct copy of a Resolution
passed, approved and adopted
by the Mayor and Board of
Aldermen of the City of Lex
ington, Mississippi, at a regu
lar meeting on the 4th day of
September, 1962, as the same
appears of record in Book 10,
at page 206 of the minutes of
said City.
Witness my signature and
seal of the City of Lexington,
Mississippi, hereto affixed,
this the 7th day of September,
1962.
Alton B. Parker, Clerk of
the City of Lexington,
Mississippi
(SEAL)
Sept. 13.
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SAM’6 TRIM SHOP On West
Jefferson. Specializing i" auto
seat covers and upholstering,
mattress renovating. Box 335
3r call 1885 Kosciusko.
vVestfield Plantation posted
against all hunting ar.d tres
passing. 44-tfn
FOR SALE
BIG PIANO SALE!
Many new Spinets and Con
soles reduced. See them day
or night. 109 Lee St., Green
wood, Miss. Phone GL 3-5316.
The Piano Workshop. (Turn
right off W. Washington, 4
blocks form the Leflore Thea
tre.)
26—5tnp
FOR RENT:
67-acre cotton allotment in
Carroll County.
William Lehman, Vaiden.
I will not be responsible for
any debts incurred by any
one other than myself. Mrs.
Van L. Lawshe, Sr., 2144 Syca
more Drive, Orlando, Florida.
Immediate
Placement
fnr +H7/-V loHioa 4-n corvioo oa.
tablished Avon territories in
Lexington. Full or part time.
Ne experience needed. Write
Gertrude Freeman, Winona,
Miss., for appointment.
25—3t—np
MOORE’S RADIO & TV SER
VICE: For the Best Radio and
Television service in this area
let a man with 30 years ex
perience do the job. Service
calls anywhere. Reasonable
price. Record players repaired,
antennas installed. Located or;
Carrollton Ave. on Lexington
Acona road in former Lehman
Grocery Store. Business phone
756, residence 417-Jl. 12tfnp
MONUMENTS
Why pay undertakers and
catalog salesmen 40% com mis
sion when you can buy direct
rom a manufacturer.
You will be better satisfied
when you select from our dia
play yard.
We will be glad to send our
manager, Mr. Harold R. Sides
or answer by mail or telephone
MARBLE & GRANITE j
WORKS
DAVIDSON
Kosciusko, Miss.
WANTED
Someone To Get Our Cedar
Poles On A Half And Half
Basis Contract.
Phone 390-J 1
J. W. LUNDY
Black Hawk
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CT. SQUARE LEXINGTON

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