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WOOD Owing to tlie fact tliat I am compelled to pay cask for my wood,, from now on I will ke compelled to sell wood for cask PH delivery. No deviation from tkis rule. NANCE, “THE COAL MAN.” PHONE 240 S GROCERIES g TO |B| inrill DRYGOODS fi I ILAnUT c =* I TO NOTIONS TO TO HEADQUARTERS FOR TO I Teed Stuffs and Plantation Supplies | TO Our Family Grocery department is stocked TO with all the choice delecacies of the season. K -4M- U W- There is nothing new on the market in ed- TO TO ibles that we do not procure for our patrons. TO 0 We use the McCasky System which insures nts, w w absolute accuracy in ycur monthly accou TO 1 D. A. CLARDY* | The Home of Quality Groceries Try our llolsum Bread. COX BROS. -,:™L . PEOPLES SAVINGS BANK . 0. ervik, vice- STARKVILLE, MiSS; Pres andUftsliior. ■“ C. K. Gay, Assistant I Dow a Uennernl Banking Busines i.m.ns money on Bronl aiid (uTvonnl Hecitrity . ’ * PETITION* FOR PARDON. • - j t *Io Ills Excellency. Uuveruor Earle •^Brewer,''Jackson, Miss. undersigned petitioners, res idents of Oktibbeha and Inston coun ties, being Welland intimately acquaint ed with J. 11. llndspelb. who was con victed at the Oetolier term of the Ok tibbeha County Circuit Court, under a charge of obtaining money under false pretences, do earnestly 'petition your Excell ncy to grqnt to the said ij'uds petb a pardon and release him frmp tlic one > ear’ef'sentence iiiqeisctl upon l.dm by Uie Court. We beh ive, the irttpli cant for Hits pardon is innoyeat of Hie crime charged against him. He has a wife the two oldest be - girls, one son who is suffering from heart trouble and unable to work,, and three small children not large enough to make a living, -ife is a Very poor 'man and his family is in needy condition, and we know him to be honest and sin cerely believe him to he innocent if the Charges for which lie bassoon convict ed.. Respectfully submitted, ;i) .vo iScro ine t U . .Ist ill • J, T. liawktus I>. A. Willis • Ahd umy others, HUMPS . _ UmWM OIL tto>, l.oi iiivnt 1 , i • , • • >' —sold nv— J. J. HI end K. K. i P. LrWlEfi n. 8, ftlCttWbS HttlClrtfO., Shmisi.tem W me it IVII2, STARKVILLE, HISSISSIPPI, JANUARY 12, 1912. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS. Monday, Jan. Ist, 1912. This being the first Monday of January, 1912, and the day upon which the term of office of the officers who were elected on the 7th day of Noy. 1911 to serve four beginning on the first Mon day in January, the following named citizens who were elected as members of the Board of Supervi sors appeared at the court house and each having given bond and taken oath of office proceeded to organize: District I—J. C. McCreight. Pjstript 2.A; A. AJqntgumery. District B—W. P. Thompson. District 4—C. S. Fondren. District 5—D. W. Outlaw, Jr. A. A. Montgomery was unani mously elected pres. L. H. Nickels who was elected Sheriff, and E. O. Mcllwain who was elected Chan cery Clerk, were present, each hav ing given the required bond and taken oath of office and the foliow ng wasjtransacted: The Board proceeded to let all roads that were advertised and receive bids on same. It was ordered that the matter be contin ued until later for the approval or disapproval of the said bids as the Board may see proper. The petition signed by many voters of Oktibbeha county asking that the Board take action in mat ter of eradication of the cattle tick, the Board, after having heard the discussion, ordered an election held on first Tuesday in February, 1912, as to whether Oktibbeha county shall be placed under the law gov erning or regulating the cattle tick eradication. On motion, the Board adjourned to meet Tuesday morning. Tuesday, Jan. 2, 1912, Board met pursuant to adjourn ment; all members and officers present. The following accounts were allowed and ordered paid: Wilson Hammond, tax refunds 2 00 Foot, Davies & (Jo., tally sheets 28 90 Foot, Davies & Cos., stationery 28 17 A Charleston, building bridges 27 50 L II Nickels, inspecting 6 00 8 8 Bank, am’t paid road fund 1,672 65 R M Bynham, lumber 41 60 Mrs. Sallie Johns, pauper .... 4 00 C 8 Fondren. inspecting .... 16 00 M R Fulgham, postage 6 00 R K & F L Wier, stationery,. 5 65 “ “ “ “ “ 1 75 “ “ “ “ supplies..,. 14 54 W U Gunn, unloading tiling.. 5 00 11 O Butts, plumbing 75 R K & F L Wier, stationery... 75 H G Doxsey & Cos., lumber... 8 44 M A Saunders, salary 75 00 Caldwell &>Lampkin, oil, etc.. 3 00 R W Gay, surveying 5 60 J C Lewis, nails 1 00 8 8 Bank, freight 35 64 J W Perkins, keeping pauper.. 102 00 W 11 Miller, salary ~ 97 00 W W Magruder, prosecuting violator game 1aw.... 15 00 W W Magruder, sal. as att’y,. 100 00 W C Gunn, supplies 3 25 Starkyllle News, notice for shff 1 4o Htarkville News, sub. for Cl’k 1 00 G W Parker, road w0rk....... 40 00 Spence & Kenard, build.bridge 50 00 A D Sikes, tax refunded 1 10 J M Connell, tax refunded.. 2 00 Outnb. Tel. Cos., serylce 2 75 F Davis, dragging.road 0 50 R W Gay, work on roads . 1 66 J D Hartness, dragging road.. ‘ 24 00 L G Beverly, draggling road.. 4 00 D D Hartness, dragging road 12 00 R.l Taylor, drugging road .. 10 00 Turner & Pierce, brooms, etc.. 3 00 D D Hartness, nails, etc 2 53 Caldwell & Lampkin, nails, etc g 8 D D Hartness, nulls, etc 1 97 East Miss. Times, letter heads 1 75 East Miss. Times, print, blanks 7 00 East Miss. Times, print, notice 1 65 East Miss. Times, print.dodgrs 1 60 W D Walker, lime.... 4 60 T. A. Keeltou, et al, asked for partial stock law in Sections 25, 26, 35, end 36, in township 17, range 13 east. Said petition was g ranted and it is ordered that Sec tions above mentioned be placed under partial stock law to take effect as the law directs. The resignation of W. W. Ma gruder as attorney for the Board was read and accepted with request that he consider himself retained by the county in the case of Olay county trying to collect the school fund which ie claimed i due Clay county from this county. On motion, the Board adjourned until Wednesday morning at 9 o’clock. Thp poard met pursuant to ad journment, all members and officers present, The matter of fixing salary of County Attorney came up, It was ordered that, M. A the County Attorney, be employed as attorney for the Board, and that his salary as County Attorney and as attorney for the Board be fixed at $1,200.00 per annum, payable monthly. Archie Page, Game Warden, filed his report showing collections for December to be $103.00, and that one-fourth of same had been paid into county treasury. The matter of bids received M on day for road work was taken up and the following bids were accept ed; Bradley road from Dido road to Bradley to T. E. Sikes for $40.00 per mile. Fuigham road from Ed Hawkins to Ben Malones, to W. O. Betts for $35.00 per mile. Whites road from Beat One line to 14 mile post to M. Brown, for $25.00 per mile. All other bids received Monday, Jan. 1, 1912, were rejected. The above parties are requested to file sufficient bonds with their contract to be approved by the Board at February meeting. The above roads are let for a period of two ye&ts from date. The Board appropriates $175.00 to be paid to members of the Corn, Pig and Tomato Club to-wit: Largest yield of corn on 1-2 acre , . . $25 00 Second largest yield . . 15 00 Third largest yield . 10 00 First prize to member Pig Club . . . 25 00 Second prize . . 15 00 Third prize . . 12 50 Fourth prize . . 7 50 Fifth prize . . 500 Fifty dollars donated to members of the Tomato Club to be paid out under direction of, Supt. of Educa tion. The Board agreed to spend the sum of $0,500.00 on roads and bridges to be apportioned to Beats at follows: Beat No. 1—52,500.00. Beat No. 2 1,500.00. Boat No. 3 2,000.00. Beat No. 4 2,000.00. Beat No 5 1,500.00. County Treasurer submitted his report for fourth quarter for 1911, showing total amount of cash on hand to date to be $8,183.58. It appearing that the bonds offered as security for the estab lishment of a County Depository are insufficient, it is ordered that said bonds and the bid sought to be thereby secured are hereby re jected. It was ordered that the court house be insured for $20,000.00, covering fixtures, records against loss by fire, and that the jail, in cluding fixtures, etc., in the sum of $5,000 00, and it is ordered that the amount be equally divided among the five insurance agencies doing business in Starkville, each agency to have the piivilege of writing $5,000.00 and no one poli cy to cover more than $2,000.00. The following accounts were allowed and ordered paid: Miss Dora Allen, pauper $ 400 A A Montgomery, Inspecting ia 00 Dr. H-. L,.Settles med. attent’n, 15 80 A A Montgomery, freight bill 1 00 J W Thomas, oierk of election 1 00 Jesse While, clerk of election.. 28 90 LH Nldkels, mileage .... ... 175 J D Dbane, work on tools ...’. 3 00 Henry Weaver, tax refunded.,. ~ 300 Ned Elliott, tax refunded 3 90 John Winston, tax refunded... . 800 Calvin Iji.gan, tax refunded."'.. 3 bo John Huggins, tax refunded.. 8 0o J D Deanes, making tiling case 43 25 Tht Ctefk U tywty owlwea to advertise Louisville and Houston road beginning at Double Springs and running to John Clardy’s place at French Camp road to be let first Monday in Feb. to a period of two years according to specifi cations in Clerk’s office. Jury List for 1912, It is ordered by the Board that the following names constitute the list of jurymen for the Circuit Court of Oktibbeha county for 1912, to-wit: BEAT NO. ONH, F W Saiopshire J T Dawkins J W Vesey ‘ P J New J H Critz W G Ruffin John Lewis W G Watt J O Sanders Walter Wood G D Deavenport J T Chiles J W Warner J D Deanes Raymond Goodman W H Sudd nth W T Ramsey W H McCann Geo, McCreight T B Edmonds J L Caldwell P A- Thompson Jas. Ward T|W Hamm W W Mugruder. jr. L L Clardy Zeno Yeates R A Cox John Hood W R Bell J G Beverly N VV Puller J D Oswalt S II McCreight Chas Bell D A Clardy H S Alston Bragg Alston W R Sikes B V Jones D D Hartness D G Blair A G Carpenter W W Hail S E Davis D J Cochran W D Walker J M Aronld Walter Page W W Scaler, Jr. A R Fondren D O Castles J E Roberts J A Jurney L C Anderson J R Ricks J W Yeatman Archie Page • J E Harris L J Pennell C R Sanders H A Beattie W S Moncrief Harry Critz A J Carpenter A H Ames T J Gladney C A Hogan G S Turner S J Wallace J R Sforment W J Valentine J L Martin F H Dille T J Gunn BEAT NO. TWO. J E Robinson S R Shea Watt Sikes Win, Lummus Willis Garth J K Blankenship J T Crow J H McCollum J E Love C A Bobinson K L Blankenship L F Boyd F L Thompson T A B Lemmons Floyd Lankford C A Wise Y O Lummus T J McCollum C D Thompson Wm. Jones M H Heflin Frank Lemmons W H Robinson W C Love John Kennedy J K Cannon H A McCollum R M Langford P B Williams C L Blankenship T B Daugherty Jas Thompson W J Blankenship L O Jenkins BEAT NO. THREE. Lara Oswalt C O Mcßilde C O Burton Floyd Priest P T Vaughan Henry Reed Dan Harpole W F Archibald W E Douglass 1111 Vaughan G W Bell J T Fulgham J T Harrell J 8 Yeatman C II Douglass W F Fogarty C L Gregg H B Tomlinson J O Garner BcUna Carroll J R Reed W T Norris J L Mcßeynolds W B Beard John Ray W J Butler C H Butler Jesse Reed T B Wofford J O Templeton O R Thompson Henry Buckner W E Williams Tom Phenix J O O’Bannon Allen Shaffer J C Herbert dames Thomas W P Reed J A Monts J O Duke D W Norris R F Reed W B W,.dkinß Will Davis Homer Sorogins C E Thompson R B Reed W R Vanderford Win, Hannah Jesse White Mich Cotner L C Britt H C Love R M Cotton J A Cousins J R Reed J Jl Fulgham Press Harpole R S Fulgham J L Ricks • J E Kyle J R Dayis W W Moßeynolds J W Hendricks J V Ray C F O’Brien E P Hawkins R L Sherman Reed Blasingame Jud Stallings T R Gregg A R Fulgham Albert Ibimlin P T Fughham W A McGowan BEAT NO. FOUR. LW Cooper J T McKee C W Ferguson W N Taylor J A Skelton Milbnrn Ray J M Keeton Jeptha Davis N N Mollwain J R Green Bill Malone W G Walker Wm. Quinn J R E Hunt WT Woodson O 8 Sharp Carl Hnnt Jeff Langford A B Holloman Will Me Klvaney Will Scott F E Shropshire J M Cook Joe Wells O O Fergurson John Parish R A Upcnureh J H Sikes J A Simpson M S Collier R O Cotton Will Shurden V V Skelton Dan Berry Bob Hunt M Mitchell Western Hammell John Hntclienson J A Brown Ben Simpson T M Vaughan A V Frazier R F Hannah T W Quinn Tom Quinn Herman Makerson C C Kemp Richard West J R Stiles J W Butler J A Betts Eddie Lewie Wm. Hutchenson J C Harrell L C Funderburk L B Nations J M Kennard W J Brown - - Ervin Oswalt Geo. Ray LA Fondren Walter Rainey J A Rives Reuther Murphy •J K Shafp ' Will Sanders BEAT NO. FIVE. F L Castles M L Stewart R B Ridgeway E ETumlicsoa U Young AJUpt^ H A 1* ox jr. Arthur Foster Jas Foster W H Nichols Dave Kennard V M Carpenter B H Bynum W W Fox FCavanauglu J S Rice H M Tumllnson C H Frve K M Self j F Stiles A T Robinson F M Oakley L P Kemp G L Henderson J D Gaston W T Edwards FM Oakley, jr K W Rush Walter Crigler H A Rushing C A Dille Walter McCollum J M Carpenter The Board adjourned to meet Thursday morning at 9 o’clock. Thursday, Jan. 4, 1912. The Board met pursuant to ad journment, all members and offi cers present. Ordered by the Board ■ that the order made Jan. 1, to hold an elec tion in the matter of eradication of ticks be rescinded, and that a small sum of money will be appro priated to parties not able to build vats, and will furnish such parties the cement and poison for such vats, provided they will build good and substantial vats and that all vats thus built by. the help of thd Board shall be open for the public. Not over five vats to each super visor’s district, and the location of these vats shall be left to the Board of Supervisors from such district. The Clerk was ordered to adver tise for bids for Macon road from foot of hill south of Turkey creek and ending at Agency store place to be let under contract on first Monday in February for a period of two years, to be worked accord ing to plans and specifications on file in the Chancery Clerk’s office. It was ordered that the Sheriff confer with city officials in regard to using the countj jail, and report same at February term whether or not the city of Starkville will pay for the use of the jail. It is fur ther ordered that the Sheriff is not to put negroes in the new cells reserved for white percons. It is ordered that road contract ors make report to Board of , the amount of commutation road taxes collected by them, and if none is collected report same. The reports of T. G. James, sheriff for 1911, were approved and filed. The following accounts were ordered paid: T G James, feeding prisoners. .$ 56 00 T G James, conveying lunatic 35 75 T G James, postage 15 50 T G James, making assessment realty ;.. 90 T G James, making assessment Rev. Agent 46 Jo i G James, assessment, person’l 4 60 M;.se Simmons, porter, O. H. 15 00 W W Richey, keeping clock.. 2 50 J H Blake, tax refunded ... 200 Starkvil'e Mer. (Jo., comforts 6 40 Nancy (Jhallcn pauper ... 4 00 C H Waldrop, pauper 4 n0 Ann (Jhallin, pauper 4 qo J B Waldrop, pauper 4 00 D W Outlaw, Jr,, inspecting.. 12 oO Champion Bridge Cos., bridge material 1 713 39 A A Montgomery, per diem and mileage 16 30 J C MeCreight, per diem & m 16 70 C 8 Fondren, “ •* 17 50 W F Thompson, “ •• ** 77 59, D w Outlaw,Jr., “ o 19 79 E O Mcllwam, Clerk ot Board 12 00 LH Nickels, Sheriff,,. f .. a 00 The matter of appointing road overseers was postponed until Feb ruary term. The Clerk was ordered to check up the fines due to be collected by T. G. Janies, Sheriff, and make settlement with him and report same to next meeting. The Merchants & Farmers’ Bank having deposited with the Board 6-30,000.00 in registered State Bonds to be held by the Treasurer until said Bank makes a bond in a Surety Company to be approved by the Board, it was ordered that said Merchants & Farmer’s Bank be declared the legal depository for the county of Oktibbeha. On motion, the Board adjourned until the first Monday in February. * r “- A. A. Montgojilky, f ; President. Help us make The Times a good local papci . '-v NO. 3.