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December 22, 1950

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THE CLINCH COUNTY NEWS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1950. Local Power Rates Ordered Reduced ~I Residential and commercial custo- ~ It i , ~ 4 ~, mers of the Georgia Power & Light I ~ ~ ~ I !! ~i a ra~e reduction of about 10 per ~1 cent January 1. ~ o s ~1 The State Public Service Commis- vo ' ~ ~ 'o ~ f~~~ ~i~t~ ~~ ~i sin ordered the cut yesterday after ~o ~" i 1 i~ ~ ~' ~~'I ~1 studying the issue for more than six : ~. ~f~ ~ / ~1 months. The firm serves about 20 ~" "~ ~ ~ .~, P*/~i south Georgia counties. 7 ~ - $I~[ The reduction will amount to a- $~[ bout $158,000 a year, a Commission ~, spokesman estimated. This, coupled ~ ~ o~L ~ .~~~~, "~ 1 with higher crprate incme taxes' --~ ~] will just about balance a $210,000 St~l reduction in the amount the company ~l pays for electricity, he added. ~{ Much of the firm's current is pur- ~~ tufty fiLL IH[ ~1 chased from its paren~ concern, the . .... Floridatersburg,POwerFla. CorporationThe Federalf St,PowerPe- i Commission recently investigated "~ ~\\/SL[SS ]~65 0[ and i rates charged the Georgia firm by the parents company and ordered 4ge~t~ ~ \~ e~.~ the $210,000 rate cut. ~'~ THE Sfltsorl ,.'ness guede i Towns served by the company in= clude Waycross, Valdosta, Thomas- ~, .ville, Folkston, Blackshear, Jesup, i th~ ~/'~F~I j" others.Quitman' Bainbridge,~Homerville and ]~'~ BE YOUR~ i 1950 Tax Levy GEORGIA--Clinch County: Carl's Service Station ' By J. T. Riggins, Chairman, Noah ' ' " l none i but true ,,,e,,Z /. ,*oss u, /,,dh, " I G CDI B. W. Harper, Sr. . Be W. Harper, Jr. tion. REGISTERED PHARMACISTS , 3. To pay the Sheriff, jailers and other officers fees that they may be legally entitled to out of the county, 15 cents on the $100.00 property va- luation. 4. To pay Coroners all fees that may be due them by the county for holding inquests, 2 cents on the %'100.00 property valuation. 5. To pav the expense of the coun- ty for bailiffs at court, non-resident ~;~itnesses in criminal cases, fuel, ser- C. Williams, Vice-Chairman, Alfred L CARL SMITH, Propri or L. Griffis, Graver B. Lee and E. H. Smith, Commissioners of Roads and We appreciate your valued business during the Revenue of Clinch County, Georgia, in regular session on Monday, June past year, and we solicit your contin- 5, 1950. u'ed patronage. It is ordered by said Commission- ers that there shall be levied on all the taxable property of said county, ~ g~g~~~t~g~g~ ~t~tgttw~t~g both real and personal, according to the tax digest of said county for the public roads of the county, 12 cents items to make it possible for the is- year 1950, the taxes herein set forth, on the $100.00 property valuation, suance of the baskets. We are grate- and the same is hereby levied: and it is furthered ordered that the said 11. To pay for the conservation of ful for the merchants who contribu- taxes be collected by the Tax Col. natural resources and fire protection ted toward this cause. There was a of forest lands, 12 cents on the total of ~'" 55 worth o fo d ...... : I 0 m ILnu~u lector of Clinch County, Georgia, $100.00 property valuation. ~oz~^~o " which taxes are for the following 12. To provide medical or other"~ ..... * purposes to-wit: f r the in We were happy to recogmze the 1. To pay the legal indebtedness of care and hospitalization o " - " ii the county due or to become due digent sick people of the county, 15 presence of Mrs. S. C. Patterson, during the year 1950, 11 cents on the cents on the $100.00 property valua- Supt. of Clinch County Schools; Mrs. $100.00 property valuation, tion. Alma D. Morgan, Visiting Teacher of 2. To build or repair courthouse, The total taxes levied for county Clinch County Schools; and Mavor J. jail, bridges, ferries, or other im- purposes being 15 mills or $1.50 on F Poppell - i the $100.00 property valuation, or "Aftor o "~rio onn .... h,, v~,,~ provements according to contract, 11 ~ nn -n ~ho ,Mnnn nn ,~ronertv val ............. ~ ....... cents on the $100.00 property valua- ua~ion .............. " A. Williams, the meeting was ad- To pay the interest and principal journed with the presentation of the on the bonds of the Fargo Consoli- baskets. dated School District known as the HEA ~TACK i}i[ 1945 school house bonds which ma- ture in 1969, 3 mills in addition to the general tax for the maintenance |~ DII'E~IION~ of the schools of said district. ] ~ , For county wide school tax for THAN~HEAVENSIMostattack~areJust~ei~ Clinch County 15 mills on the $100.00 Indigestion. Wrien it strikes, take Bell-arts tablets. They contain the fastest-acting property valuation medicines known to doctors for the relief o~ So ordered by the Board sitting hcsrtburn, gas and ~mllar d~treu. Sh~L for County purposes. ' ~ _} -ant hire, stationerv and the like. 16 -ents on the $100.00 property valua- What could be a more appropriate gift for anyone on your list on this day of brightness and Cheer than a tastefui lamp to bring more brightness and cheer for years to come? Browse around in your favorite furniture or appliance store" and choose from hundreds of beautiful models. P, $ Certified Lamps, with the blue and orange tag, are extra 6. To pay jurors per diem compen- sation, 8 cents on the $100.00 prop- ertv valuation. 7. To pay the exp~nse incurred in the supporting of the poor of the county and as otherwise prescribed bv the code of Georgia, 16 cents on Colored News tli~ $100.00 property valuation. : ~. To provide for the payment of HOMERVILLE JUNIOR NEWS ol age assistance to aged, persons This 5th day of June, 1950. J T. RIGGINS, Chai.rma.n N. C. WILLIAMS, Vice Chairman A. L. GRIFFIS, Member. G. B. LEE, Member E. H. SMITH, Member, GILBERT C. PAFFORD, Clerk. in need, for the payment of assis- By E. M. Rouse tance to the needy, blind, and de- Homerville Junior High School pendent children and other welf;~re held its arinual pre-Thanksgiving benefits, 16 cents on the$100.00program Wednesday afternoon, No-i property valuation, vember 22, 1950, at Morning Stari 9. To pay any lawful chargesBaptist Church Along with the pro-i against the county, 16 cents on the gram there were baskets given to $100.00 property valuation, a selected group of people who areI 10. To raise a public fund to be not able to support themselves. used and expended in the payment We wish to thank those persor~ of salaries and wages and for work- who were kind enough to contribute ing and repairing 'and improving the CHRISTMAS JOY May heaven and nature rang for FOU t-ttas e Wellie and Annie Laurie ....... ! 9g'~ ........... excellent! GIVES LIEF" when COLD MI$ERIE$ STRIKE CHRISTMAS GIFT SUGGESTIONS Metal Lock Boxes Desk Blotters Holders 3-Color Ballpoint Pens Esterbrook Fountain Pens Imprinted Informal Notes Rippletone Stationery Cabinets Esterbrook Desk Fountain Pens Large & Small Pencil Sharpeners THE CLINCH COUNTY NEWS Printers & Stationers Ithat a Merry i Christmas can m an is our sincerewish for you this glad holiday $ ea$ on / Spells' Dry Cleaners TELEPHONE 18 HOMERVILLE, GA.