sion of the eastern half of Nellore, containing several hundreds of houses, letters do not reach the parties duly in the first delivery. As he has to return to the post office to take charge of the letters arriving by train at 9.30 A.M., for another delivery, he quietly goes there whether he finishes the first delivery work or not. Even in the second delivery as he has to deliver letters, etc., at public offices, most of which are in this division, and collect 'bearing' charges due, his whole time is taken up there. Thus both in the morning and afternoon there is delay in delivering letters at the houses of merchants, etc., in the division. The correspondent therefore requests the postal authorities to sub-divide this division of the town into two parts, one from Bazaar east to Achari street west and the other from Achari street east to the extreme limit of the division.
Kodur Munsiff - The same paper (A.G.) regrets that the village of Kodur (Nellore district) is not provided with capable karanam and assistant munsifs. The paper strongly recommends Mr. Vullur Venkayya, a Government pensioner and Mr. Sarvepalli Subbramayya, who know English, to the munsif's or assistant munsif's post in that village. It earnestly requests the District Collector and His Excellency the Governor to take such matters into their notice and to make the people happy.
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The A.G. of the 14th July, stating that Lord Stanley of Alderley referred in the House of Lords on the 14th May last to an article in the Law Times, wherein it is written that in India no one should be compelled to work and that any such compulsion would be illegal, asks Mr. Mullaly, the District Collector, if it is true that such a law is in force in India, and, if so, whether any one in the district has power to compel any one else to do kudimaramat work.
Appointment of Village Officers - The same paper, referring to the opinion of the Judge in the Allahabad High Court that karanams should not own any land in their respective villages, says that the same rule should be extended to all the village officers. It also observes that if the present system of appointing the natives of the village only as village officers were abolished, men who have passed examinations and are also otherwise capable might be appointed as such officers and by so doing the