A.G. of the 29th September, states that the karnams of the three neighbouring villages of Kodur, Eadur and Varakavipudi (Nellore district) are brothers, and informs that Kodur and Eadur karnams were suspended from service for having been involved in certain difficulties. It expresses its surprise to note that the three brothers should be appointed to three adjoining villages, and requests the District Collector and the Government to enquire into the subject and take such steps that similar appointments may not hereafter be made. By such appointments both the ryots and the Government suffer loss.
Page 292, October 6th 1900, Ryots in the Madras Presidency
A.G. of the 6th October, writes:—Unlike the other Presidencies, the Presidency of Madras is a very poor one. The ryots here are extremely poor. The sytem of ryotwari settlement instituted for them is a very complicated one. This system is very convenient for the Revenue officials, Kapus and Karnams to plunder the ryots. The Madras Government should therefore attentively read what the newspapers published on behalf of the poor ryots, write and see that justice is done to them.
Page 317, October 13th 1900. Correctly kept Accounts
A.G of the 13th October, writes thus :—The Government does not care to know the truth. It does not like those who speak the truth. It is very much annoyed if a statement of the actual state of matters is submitted. Every account that is sent to it is full of mistakes. The statement of cultivation is not correctly given. The crime register is not correctly written up. The income tax accounts are false accounts. There are many such things. Is there no way of rectifying such matters? There is. The Government must listen to sound counsels and make proper arrangements accordingly. If it does so, the people will be benefited and the Sircar work will be done well.
Page 317, Wanted two post offices at Nellore
A.G. of the 13th October, requests the Postmaster-General to abolish the present post office in Stonehousepet and to open two new post offices, one in Nabobpet and the other in Stonehousepet, constituting them into such offices as can transact every kind of postal business. It is necessary to open a post office in Koduru also which is a very large