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. NEWS AND VIEWS
From The STATE CAPITAL By F. R. Birdsall Visitors to the capital report that circuit judges are vigorously charging grand Juries to inquire into the condi tion of public highways in th3 various •counties, and If they find them bad to apply the remedy prescribed by law for failure to properly maintain the public roads. Tt is said that In some counties judges are asking grand Jurors to find but why county and dis trict attorneys have failed to enforce the orders of boards of supervisors against heavy logging trucks and oth er heavy vehicles tfith narrow tires which have ruined many public roads and which have violated the orders of supervisors by hauling, logs and other heavy loads within the specified hours after a rain. It is reported that mil lions of dollars worth of publjc high ways have been practically destroyed in Mississippi by such heavy traffic In flagrant violation of orders of boards of supervisors which have all the force and effect of law, having been drawn strictly in conformity with the law to protect public highways against destruction. Boards of Supervisors throughout the state continue to pass resolutions urging constituents to vote to rat ify the constitutional amendment tak Ing the trunk highways out of the hands of boards of supervisors and placing them under'the control of the state highway department. It seems to be well understood now that unless this amendment is ratified and be comes a part of the state constitution Mississippi will lose millions of dol lars annually appropriated by the fed eral congress for the maintenance and construction of trunk highways in Mis sissippi. The country people seem to be thoroughly aroused on this amend ment because they appreciate the fact that good roads are more necessary to them than to the people of the cities and towns, who already.have good streets and who do not have to travel miles through mud roads to the mar ket to the various towns throughout the winter months. * The whirligig of time is making some strange political discoveries. Under the constitution of 1890, In or der that ministers of the gospel of reg uarly organized churches would not be -denied’khe I'ight to vdte, the cdnstftu tion provided that such ministers of the gospel could vote provided they had been citizens of a county for six months. The constitution requires two years’ residence in the state and one in the county to make one a qualified elector in Mississippi. At the same time that the constitution was adopted women had not been given the suf frage, and now it is discovered that ministers’ wives, where the ministers change their charges yearly, as is the case in many instances, are not qual ified electors and cannot vote. There Is no way to make them qualified elect ors unless the constitution shall be changed to fit the cases of ministers’ wives the same as it does ministers. The awful catastrophe near Bovina station, in Warren county, where some eight of ten children and the driver of the truck were killed by a freight train and others of the twenty children all Injured but four, is enough to make civilaztion shudder. The friends and relatives of those whose children lost their lives while the autcT mobie truck was contesting the right of way with a freight train, have the sympathy not only of the people of the capital city of Mississippi, but of all people of the state. DDrastic legis lation must be had to punish heedess and reckless drivers of motor oars who disregard the danger signals at railway grade crossings. Such legis lation was urged by the press before the assembling of the last legislature, but it seems that no adequate steps were taken to prevent such tragedies as the horriblet one which occurred near Bovina. Visitors from all parts ci -cue state who attended the st*e fair In the capi tal city went bona* delighed and pro nounced it" the best fair they have at tended. The agricultural aud live stock exhibits seem to gratify the peo. pie who live both In the cities and the country. The poultry exhibit was also very fine. All the parades were un usually good and the school children’s day excelled anything ever seen at the capital of of Mississippi. Visitors from everywhere stated that county and community (airs were unusually good this year. Everybody who spent even a part of fair week in Jackson express ed themselves as proud of the growth and hospitality of their capital city. Potato Weiflhs I Pounds., Brookbven. —9 nine-pound Porto Rican yam potato was raised by S. P. Oliver of this city and exhibited in Iks business seoton. To Veto On Agents. Benatobla.—At tbs general eleo- Man in November the People of the •Minty will vote on the question of staining the home economics agent * county farm agent. There is little doubt that the office of economics agent will be re* PORTRAIT OF J.Z. GEORGE PRE SENTED 10 fl. S M. COLLEGE One o( tiie most interesting events of the session has Iwen arranged for the weekly chapel period on Tues day October hi, when a life size oil portrait of the late Senator J. Z. George will be formally presented and unveiled, In the college auditori um. The painting is a gift to the institution from Mrs, Lizzie Oeorge Henderson and Mr. J. W. George, both of Green wood, children of the illustrious Mississippi Statesman. Other members of the family have also joined with the son and daugh ter in the donation of the portrait Senator Oeorge was a staunch pa tron of learning and was one of the ablest champions of Industrial train ing during the period of Its Introduc tion In the face of opposition Into the scheme of education In Mlssisslp pi. From 1879 to 1897 he was a member of the board of trustees of the A, & M. College. Mrs. Header son and Mr George will be present in person to present'the likeness of their father to the officials of the college. TRUSTEES SALE By virtue of the authority vested in me us trustee in the trust deed given by 0. J. and M E Gipson t W H Mars to secure certain indebted ness mentioned therein and of re cord in Book 32 page 477 of the re cords of Neshoba County, Miss, and default being made in the payment of said indebtedness, I will on Nov. IBth, 1922, at the north door of the court bouse in Philadelphia Miss, within legal hours sell to the high est bidder for cash the following land sitAited in Neshoba County Mississippi to wit: The of sw}£ and sw% of less the 21 acres sold to N L Park nr on Dec. 6, 1918) section 17, township 10, range 12 and out of the proceeds pay said inch btedness and the expense of executing this trust Witness my hand Oct2Brd 1922 J C Stiibllng, Trustee 11-9 2 Taxi Service w TELEPHONE NO. 74 FRANK BECKHAM Philadelphia •• .... ir ' ' /f A close shave I ImentholatumJ comforts and heals# i. * J Inactive f liver • "I have had trouble with an inactive liver/' wrote Mra. <H S. Nichols, of 4412 Spencer r 4H St., Houston, Texas. "When St 41 I would get constipated, I would * 41 feel a light, dizzy feeling in my A M head. To get up in the morning IT with a lightness in the head and & Ji a trembly feeling it often a sign t that the stomach is out of order. Bp mm For this I took Thedford’s * Black-Draught, and without a P H doubt can say I have never &| 4 found its equal in any liver £ m medicine, it not only deans 1| the fiver, but leaves you4n such vB a good condition. I have used 9 , Jm it a long time, when food does I* • not seem to set welt, or the Br || stomach it a little sour.** 2^ I fk it isn’t I 3 ITheJfonl’sl [ J I it isn't | f 4black-draugkt£ n IJilg frfrme. f> Back to 1917 Prices Delco-Light Price Reductions Now in Effect "VTOU can now buy the most popular -*• electric plant ever built, Delco-Light Model 866, for less than 1 I -J two years ago. Similar reductions have been made in other styles and sizes of Delco-Light. At these low 1917 prices, you can now install Delco-Light for less than at any time within the past five years. 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