Beggars Pest - The same paper complains that various classes of beggars, such as the bull beggars, flatterers, gypsies, etc. moving about freely, worry the people a great deal. The paper asks whether the government is not able to relieve the people from such pest to some extent at least.
Page 18. January 5th 1901
The A.G. of the 5th January of 1901 writes that snake charmers are giving very great trouble to the people while they go about begging. The paper proposes that each such beggar should be made to take out Licence paying an annual fee of Rs.1. It should be laid down as a condition that he would be punished if he should give any trouble and decline to go away on the refusal of alms. The rule, it adds, should be extended even to such beggars as are blind, lame, etc.
Page 43, January 26th 1901, Village Police
A.G. of the 26th January, proposes that as lawlessness is on the increase in the villages, the government must appoint a village constable for each village and place under his control the village watchman and the talaries and so guard the villages. If a proper village police force is formed everywhere, that, robbery, murder and many other similar crimes would cease to be perpetrated.
The A.G. of the 26th January writes to say that though "this paper is very small one, matters connected with the district of Nellore are now and then published in it”. It also gives place to contributions from correspondents. It therefore requests the authorities, the new collectors, etc. to pay attention to what is written in the paper.
The same paper observes that it is stated in many places the inams granted for charitable purposes are appropriated and enjoyed by certain persons. In the Nellore district itself many such inams are misappropriated. The government therefore must get proper accounts prepared and if it is ascertained that the original charities are not duly performed, it should distrain such property and levy proper “Ryotwari Sist”. “All the land is the public property. Why should the public sustain any loss and why