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The Bell Telephone is the Big Ben of Business. Bing up on the Bell. You may talk about dull times ’till you lose your breath but it won’t help matters, save your breath to talk into your Bell Telephone. Ring up old customers, then start on a fresh list of prospects, there is no quicker way — none that saves more time or expense. If you haven’t a Bell Telephone, get one now. Call the Business office for rates. CUMBERLAND TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH COMPANY INCORPORATED BOX 192, WINONA, MISSISSIPPI. me by W G Vickery, J. J. Cope land and G, T. Lvon this, the 2nd day of January, 1917 L T Wisdom, Chancery Clerk. By Cilma* Woods, D. C, That the Salary of L. T. Wis dom, County Auditor, be fixed at $50000 for the veer 1916, and paid Bum of Five Hundred Dollars is hereby allowed and a warrant for Bame is ordered issued That ths assessment against S. D Addington, found on line nine (9) page 117 of the land assess ment roll viz: one stable en church lot, $100 00, be annulled, oanceled aud held for naught, it appearing that said stable wrs removed more than a year ago, and the Clerk will oertify this action to the Tax Collector and Stale Auditor. That the assessment of one horse, Bhown to have been erroneous, to J I. Harbour, be canceled, annull ed and held for naught, and the Clerk will certify this action to the Tax Collector and State Auditor. It appearing to the Board that a number of County Warrants re main on hand in the Chanoery Clark’s offioo which have not been delivered and can not be delivered, it is therefore ordered that such warrants be canceled by the Clerk and proper entries made on the accounts of the county, the list being ss follows: John Gore, road work, $ 6 75 Mrs. Carrie Kyle, Stenog,, 10 00 S W Brister, tem rel;ef, 10 00 Dessie Owens, witnese, 2 00 A P Garrett, road work, 2 00 Whereas at the December 1916 meeting of this Board notice was given to all of the Banks in Yalo ousna uouniy ana aajoimng tjoun ties, by publication in a weekly newspaper of Yalobusha County, and the mailing of a copy of said notice to the Banks in adjoining Counties, showing the provis'ons of Chapter 194 of the laws of 1912, ard now at the January 1917 meeting of thp B> ard, proposals were received for the privilege of keeping the County funds and the security therefor ior the vear 1917, and on this day the Coffeeville ten one huudretbs per cent on the daily balances, and hac offered to plaoe en depoait with County Treasurer the following securities, to-wit! 10 bonds of the County of Boliver for $1,000.00 each, Nos. 88, 89, 90 and 144 to 150 inclusive, $10,000 00; 10 bonds of the Cuy of Water Valley refunding bouds for $500.00 each, Nos. 26 to 80 inclu sive. and 61 to 55 inclusive, 15, 000 00; and will also deposit with the Treasurer 11 Valobusha county Road District No 1 Improvement Bouds 1 to 11, inclusive, $5 600 a,; 10 Yalobusha county Road Distn' No. I bouds 51 to 60, inciusiv,, $500.00 each, $6,000.00, and !. s also offered to execute us b* nd with the Grenada Bank of the City of Grenada as surety in the sum af fifteen thousand dollars, the contract for the keeping of 0 funds of the County hereby awarded to the said Coffeeville Bank and having execu’$d said bond and deposited the neenri!ics above mentioned, the President and Clerk of this Board is directed to issue to said Coffeeville Bank me commission required oy Is ' That the clerk advertise for b cl for the working of the Oxford ai d Water Valley Public road from the corporation line of the city of Water Valley to the Lafayette County line for a term of four years, said bids to be received at the February 1917 meeting of this Board to be held at Water Valley on Monday the first day of the term The right to rejeot any and all bids is hereby reserved, Ordered that the bond of the Police Justice of the City of Water Valley, as ex officio Jus tice of the Peace of the County be and is hereby fixed at the sum of one thousand dollars for the term to begin January 2nd, 1917 and ending two years from tbaj date. It appearing to the Hoard ttat the dwelling house of M. K. Riohards has been destroyed by fire and that the value of the said house was $600 00; and it appear ing that the said M. K. Richards is entitled to some relief from tax aiion on account of the destruction of said house, it is therefore order ed by the Board that the assess raent of M. K. Richards, as to the house and lot in the City of Water Valley be reduced $400.00 and the olerk is directed to oertify copies of this order to the tax collector. That A. G. Pate of Beat 1, W. H. Evans of Beat 2, J. B. Allen of Beat 3, Keith Tillman of Beat 4, J. J Murpbree and Jaok Wyatt of Beat 5, be appointed tick inspeo. tors of Yalobusha County, J. J. Murphree 2 days, Jaok Wyatt 2 days, Keith Tillman not over 4 days, until further notice.