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#age 2 The Woodville Republican, Woodville, Miss;ss;pp; Friday, January 19, 1973 TheWoo dvilleRepublican Published every Friday by The Woodvllle Republican, Box 696, Woodvllle, Miss. 39669 John S.Lewis, Owner & Editor dubscrlption Rates: One year, $4.00; 6 moo., $2.25; 3 moo., $1.25. Payable in advance. Second Class postage paid at Woodville, Miss. 39669. Centreviile Academy NEWS It seemed almos.t like Ohrist- mas again last week with two days off ream school because of bad weather. We enjoyed the unsxpected vacation but are back at school now ready to go to work -- anti aren' 'too un- happy about .the two day we'll have to make up. We won two trophies last week when our boys varsity basketball team came in first in Gloster's round robin tourna- ment and our gixls varsity team came in second. On Tuesday night, January 16, all four of our teams will play Franklin Academy at Roxie. On Thursday our boys and girls varsity teams will ,travel to Hattlesburg to play Beeson Academy. The game will be played in the William Car ey College gymnasium since Bee- son does not have a gym. According to Coach Housely, who keeps up with such thin,go, we have the best reco,rd of any basketball team in this area. We h,ave won 13 games and lost one. Thoms Jefferson is next with 15 games won and four lost. Mrs. Ramsey, seventh grade homeroom teacher, regrets that Leisa Koch's name was in.ad- vertently left off the "A" honor roll for that grade. The Parent-Teachers Club will meet in the library hursday night, January 18, at 7:30. All of us regret that ,Mrs. Anderson is still out of school as a result of her unfoctunate encounter with a strange eat. We .re glad to see Mrs. Chap- man has recovered from her bou,t with flu. Centreville News c, enven,tion which will ,be in Jackson on March 8 and 9. Since all the ,teachers will be going to Jackson on the ninth for their departmental meetings, vce'll probably have a holiday chat day, The English HI clogs Is look- ing forward to reading the .three novels the Parent-Teachers Club bought fo,r them Pn classroom sets. The novels are "The Good Earth" by Pearl Buck, "The Old Man and the Sea" by Ernest Hemmingway, and '% Separate Peace" by John Knowles. T.,he best thing abot i,t' i,s they're going to read the books in depth in class, which will count s book reports also. Mr. ad Mrs. J. M. McCralne visited in '.the home of their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Anders, ,and amily in Zachary, La,, Sunday afternoon. Mr. and 1Vrs. Claude Park- hurt and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Lea reVurned to .their homes0n Satlrday following a business trip to the Medical Center in Iouston, Texs. Mrs. D. N. Redhead spent the pgst weekend visitin,g in the home of her son and daughte- in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Norwood Redhead, and sons in Natchez. Mrs. Nannie Ash returned home Saturday following a visi,t in the home of her son and daughter-in-law, the Rev. and Mrg. John L. Ash, and family in Pascagoula. Friends of Mrs. Paul Allen re- gret that she s ill and .hosp:ital- ized in Field Memorial. Among ,the out-of-town relatives visit- ing her over the weekend were her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Allen, of Baton Rouge. Mrs. Edgar W. Wright at- tended funecal services for Mr. Jack Charles Burr a:t Oakcrost Baptist Church :in Baton Rouge last Tuesday. EASTERN STAR INSTALLS OFFICERS Gloater Chapter .16, Order of the Eastern Star, held installa- tion of offloers on January 4th. The Glostr and Centreville Ohapters of the OES were re- cently combined. Mrs. Lola Tumey, worthy grand matron of the Grand Chapter of the State of Missis- sippi, acted as installing officer and Mr. Donald Dunn, past worthy grand patron of the &rand Chapter, acted as ins,tail- ing grand patron. Those installed to serve the Gloster Chapter for 1973 were as follows: Virginia Wilson.- worthy matron; Walker J. Car- ney, Jr., worthy patxon; Adele Hinton. associate naron; W. W. Hinton, associate patron; Verna S m i t h. conductress; Ram,be Lewis, associate conductress; M}nnn Erstling, secretary; Min- nie Sansing, ,treasurer; Ginger [Willi,ams, Ado; Nocma Forman I Ruth; Lena Waller. Esther; Venora Wilson, Martha; Mabel Carney, Electa; Virginia Camp- , bell, mars,hal; Effie Lashley, i chaplain; W. W. Lewis, warder; [and C. H. Mullins, sentinel. LIBRARY NEWS Mrs. Conerly and Mrs. Car- l many cepdrt that he meeting I The Kevtn Peele Van' Cleave of the Mississippi Private School i Memorial Ltbrary would like for Education Associ*ation success- the public to know of and come fully completed its plans for he I to see the many, many beautiful books given to this library by Mrs. ,Bessie McAdams and 1Vrs. ,Bertha Gunn, sisters of the late Robert Coon. These valuable .books .are frc,m hs collection and contain information on subjec,ts such as antiques, rugs, furnishings, glass, history, art, music, and gardens and homes of America. "These books will be on dis- play from January 22 through /anuary 27. BIRTHS Born in Field Memorial Com- munity Hospital on January 3rd to Mr. :and Mrs. Terry Grief, a son, 'Paul Alan. Paternal grand- parents .are Mr. and lVrs. Joe Grler, and maternal grandpar- ents are Mr. ,and Mrs. Wilson Hebert, all of Baton Rouge. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Lewin,s an- nounce the birbh of ,their third child and third daughter, Katie Nlcole, on January 5th at Jeff Davis Hospital in Natchez. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Levins of Gurdon, Ark., and Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Sweat- man of North Little Rock, Ark. A GIFT FROM BUTTS & YOSTE will be cherished through the years @ Diamonds @ Silver @ China I', Crystal Watches BUTTS & YOSTE Jewelers Eola Hotel Corner -- Phone 445-4963 -- Natches, Mis. I I I [ I MRS. J. J. WARREN IS ROOK CLUB HOSTESS The Centrevil/e Book Club held its first meeting of the new year on Thursday after- noon, January 10, at 3:30 in the home of Mrs. J. J. Warren. ,Mrs. W. K. Griffin, Jr., pres- ident of tlze club, presided over the business session. Mrs. E. B. Robinson .gave the program for the afternoon. Con- tinuing wibh the cl,ub's subject for the year, "Life and Litera- ture in the South," 5he reviewed "Brokcnburn, the Journal of Kate Stone, 181-1868," which records the Civic War experi- ences of a sensitive, well-edu- cated Southcxn girl. "Broken- burn," originally published in 1955, was republished in 1972 by the Louisiana State Universi.ty Press and is included in the Library of Southern Civilization .series. Mrs. Robinson pointed out that Kate Stone's impulse. ,to write down i,mportant events for posterity led herio record a great deal besides. Her aecounts of life in ,the Brokenburn neigh- borhoed, near Tallulah, Louisi- ana. and later in Texas add sig- nificant details to the social history of pro-war Southern society. Kate Stone's remarks on clothing, feeding, and pro- vidin,g medical care for he sl.aves and on plantation man- agement are important infor- mation far the student of plan- tation economy. Her record of books read and discussed width her friends is of gceat interest to the literary historian. Her comments on military opera- tions, especially those in the Vicksburg area, conCribute ,to the kn,owledge of important campaigns. Ferhaps the greatest contibution of Kate Stone's narrative lies in i.ts full picturo of homelife in the Confederacy's west. Accordin, to Mrs. Robinson, he journal of Kate Stone is an epitome of the romance, re- ality, and tragedy of America's m os, t dramatic conflict. It re- cords the ,rosy optimism in the beginning; the dogged determi- nation as war brought short- ages, defeat, and death; the hazardous flight of women and children before invading armies and their plight as refugees; the death struggle of the Con- federacy; the bitter acknowl- edgement of ,defeat and he ceturn to a devastated home- land; a.d. finally, ,the sruggle against poverty ,after the war. In her clos.ing remarks, Mrs. Robi'nson said that above all ,the journal reveals the resen- ment of an admirable young woman of he ancien dictum that woman's part in war is to watch and wait, he discovery of love amid (the ruins of her country, and finally her accept- ance of the defeat without cynicism. At the end of the pr,og.ram, Mrs. Warren served a dessert course to members and guests. COUNTY ATHLETE ELECTED TO BOARD OF AWARDS Jackson An all-sta*r line-up of ou`tstanding young athletes and cltizen.s from each Missis- ippi county was announced by America's FoUndation to select winners .of the annual Spirit of America A,thletlc Awards. Steve MeKey of Wilkinson County ls honored as a member of ,the Board of Awards as an otstanding yourg "Athlete, Cit- izen and Leader." Ie was elected m a four-;ear term. ,America's Foundation is made up of players, coaches and fan.s and ,gives anual awards to stand-out high sch,ool sefior ballplayers. It is headed by San F r a n c i s c o 49rs quarterback Steve Spurrier, a Heisman Tro- phy winner ,and former Florida All - American. Honorary co- chairman this year as Tommy Pharr, former Misslsippi Ste star and now playing or She Oanadian 'Blue Bomber Bros. Elected as ew trustees were Oby Easley of Port Gibson; Glenn Smith of Laurel; Walter, ,Burns of Madison; Richard Barrett of Jackson; Larry Kins- low of Mize; and Gary Risher of Frest. The Banqttet of Champions was announced or March 6th in Jackson. The ,hlrd anmual event, which kicks off t 3:45 at Jackson Cilty Hall, is ex- pected ,to .attract sports fans from throughout Mississippi. Tickets must be reserved fr,orn Awards '713 Committee, Box 3333, Jackson, Ms. 39207, before Jan- uary 3Oth. IIONOR ROLL TOLD AT CENTREVILLE ACADEMY Principal Hillery Horne this week announced the following list of students who re.ado the Honer IolI for .he third six weeks: 1st Grade: B: Mack Brown, Jay Clark, Jill Clark, Wendy Clark, Moore Dalferes, Michael Domhick, Tlaom.as Greer. Diana Hayes, Darrin James, Rusty Lipseomb, Billy Martin, Brenda Kay McGraw, Stacey Reid. 2nd Grade: B: Terri Bellue, Scott Conerly, David Corban, Lisa Dalton, Rondo Etheridge, Ricky Housely, Gayle Johnston, Lori Notterville, Shirley Peele, Kevin Seal, Lesa Sterling, John Templet,on, Carla Vaughan, Gary Whetstone. 3rd Grade: A: Kris Clark, Margaret O'Quin, Lisa Temple- ton, Clifton VanCleave; B: Julie ellue, Jonathan Campbell, Rus- sell Conarly, Wayne Housely, Vieki Hugh.as, Ken Jelks, JoAnn Morris, Tommy Netterville, Kris- tin Propst, Christi Ryals, Leic.,h Wheeler, Anita Wright. 4th Grade: A: ,Reva McGuire, Jeanne Peele, Connie Walker; ,B: Mikl Adams, Karl Ash, Johna Greer, Nona Hughes, Cliffcrd Jelks, Sherrie Johnston, See,tile James, Joe Lipscomb, Marly Lngmire, Belinda McGraw, arah Mills, Madison Mulkey, David Owens, Billy Rotors. 5th Grade: A: J,uli.e Clark. Dawn Jelks: B: Ben Caulfield. Betsy E.asteling, Kim Jelks. Steven McCord. Michelle Phil- lips, Ki, m Smiley, Kim Whit- tington. 6,th Grade: A: Ca,thy Ether- idge; B: Lori Andcrs, Patrick Campbell, Edward Causey, Dar- ryl Gallant. Steve Jelks. Holli Knighton, De br a Lochridge, Terry Mann. Mike M cDaniels. Larcy Mills, Rcy Perkins. Karen Poole, Mollie Rollins. Edmond Seal. Gall Smpson, David Vine. Laurie Wright. 7.th Grade: A: Leisa Howell. B: Ted Dalferes. Ielly Noland, Jimmy Peele. 8th Grade: B: ;Ellen Caulfield. Jennie L. James. Peggy Perkins, Myrna Reynolds. Don Easter- ling. 9th Grade: B: Linda Hughes, Robin McGuire. Darrell Welch. 10th Grade: B: Anne Campr bell, Lois Frazier, Debra Housley, James $elks, Ohristy Jenkins. Ventress Kni,h,ton, Susan Leake. Sherry Mann. Pattie O'Dell, Susan. Rob,ertson. llth Grade: B: ,Mary Jean Griffin Emily Fxances Rollins. 12,th Grade: B: John Ander- son. Kathy Gallent. Jeanuie Jackson. Dabble O'Dell, Deb,bie Peele, Jo.e Rollins, Checyl Schrimpf, Barbara Simpson. GARY REED FETED ON BIRTHDAY Mrs. Re,ers Reed entertained a large group of little boys dur- ing the Christmas season hon- ,oring the Reeds' little son. Gary, on his fifth birt,hday. As the small guests arrived, they were presented Indian hats as favors. After much fun play- mg games on the lawn and riding Gary's Shetland pony, Mrs. Reed served delicoius re- freshments. Gary's cake v,as decorated in a cowboy and I.n- dian motif. The group them gathered around the pretty Christmas tree and Gary opened his array of gifts. Miss Irma Butler visited in .the ,hom;e of her sistex. Mrs. Estel'le Ratcliff. and family in Liberty on Saturday. Forestry Notes I)y Tracy Smith, County Forester The Mississippi Forestry Com- mission offers to each and every landowners in Mississippi fooest naanagem,'mt services to increase the production of his timber- land.-:. Some of these services are: free timber marking up to 40 acres, fire lane construction at the rate ,f $8.50 p,e'r hour, prescribe burning at; 25 cents l;er acre, tree planting at actual cost, and forest tree seedlings. The first thousand pine seed- lings are free, except for a 50 cent delivery e,harge. Other pine 'eedlings over this first thou- [sand cost $6 per thousand plus i bhe 50 cent delivery ehar,ge. All hardwood seedlin, gs ,stall for $13 per thousand plus 50 cents de- livery charge. Thnber Stand Improvement (TSI) work is on an actual cost basis. The ASUS c.st-sharing is $16.80 per thousand t r e e s planted. TSI work (removal of cull trees) is 80% of actual cost not to exceed $14 per acre. Fire lane consbruction cost- sharing is 80% of average cost not to exceed $1.58 per 100 linear feet. Many of these practices can be carried out at little or no cost to you as a landowner. If you are interested in any of the above forest management work, please let us know a date on which ,a meeting can be made to discuss you forestry needs. i - FINAL RITES ItELD FOR MRS. MARY MADISON I .Mrs. Mary Madison. 88-year- olfl native ,of Wilkinson .County, !died at ,her home in Woodvill, en Monday at 6:30 p.m. Funeral services were held at Cherryfi.eld Baptist Church with Rcv. B. J. Jackson and Rev. Ford officiating: She is sucvived by one step- son, E,11is Madison of Chicago, II1.: one step-daught;er, Char- lotte Villa of Berkley. Calif.; tw.o stepjrandsons and a host of nieces, nep,hews, and other relatives FUNERAL SERVICES FOR FRANK GAY SATURDAY Funeral services for Frank Gay, looal resident who died in New Orlean,s Charity Hospital on January 6th. we,re held last Saturday Bapti..t Church here ,with Rev. E. D. Ward officiating. Inter- ment was in Cedar Rest Ceme- tery with Williams and Williams Funeral Home in charge. Survivors are thcee sisters, Mrs. Hattie Walker, New Or- leans. Mrs. Laura Baker, Los Angeles, Calif.. and Mrs. Frances Reed. Woodville: two brothers, C,harlie Craig, New Orleans. and Joseph Craig, Los ngeles. 'Proceedings Of The Centreviile Mayor And Board Of Aldermen Be it xemembered that there was begun and held in the Council Room in ,the Town Hall in t.he Town of Cen.treville, Mis- .sissipl:i, at 7:30 p.m. on Tues- day, January 2, 1973, a regular meeting ef Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the Town of Ccn- treville. Present and presiding Mayor Fred L. Hetzler; Z. E. tBob) Bell, C. C. Germany, Iv;e,rson cKey, John Rollins, Aldermen; M. E. Erstling, Clerk; James E. WiN kerson, Jr., Attorney. Absent: A. K. Van Cleave, Alderman. The meeting was called o or- der and there came on to b,e ,heard and 'considered the fol- lowing matters of business: In- voeati:en; Reading of minutes of previous meetings A. Approval of minutes; Financial Report, A. ' Approval of claim.s docket; Res- olutions, pe,titions and memori- als; Departmental reports; Other business; Adjournment. The minutes of the last reg- ular meeting were read. Alder- man Germany moved, Alderman Rollins seconded, that th,e min- ute,s be approved as read. Mo- tion carr4ed unanimously. The minutes of the December 28, 1972 called meeting were read. Alderman Germany moved, Alderman Rollins seconded, tha the minutes Ue approved a.s read. Motion carxied unanimously. Balances In Town Funds. De- cember 31, 1972: General Fund. 151.125.99) deficit; Fire Preven- tion. :1,562.21; Street Improve- ment. 26.823.47: Water-Sewer Rev., $13,144.64: Water-Sewer C.pr.. ($241.81) deficit; Eleetric U,t, Uity, $12,144.64: Gas Revenue, $11.9G1.92: Total. $64.915.25; Rev- enue Sharing, $17,200.00; Total, $82115.25. Fines collected in December. $64.00. The Collector paid Water- Sewer Revenue Fund in Decem- ber: water, $2,228.50: 10%. $27. 14: sewer. $930.82; 10%. $11.30; Total. $3.197.76. Water-Sewer Op- eraion & Maint. Fund: ,tax, $149.65. Gas Reven,ue Fund: gas $6,289.63: 10%, $67.88; tax. $265. 94: Total. $6,823.45. I am charging he Collector with Decembcx water bills, $2,- 023.95; sewer bills, $859.84; gas bills, $9,157.76; total, $12,558.09; tax, $516.54: Total, $12,558.09 Alderman Rollins moved. AI- at Pleasant Green d-rman Germany seconded ;hat Claims 1133 through 1161 be ap- proved for payment. Motion car- Ned unanimously. Alderman Rollins moved, Al- derman McKey seconded, that a transfer ef $7.000 be made from the Electric Fund to the Gen- eral Fund Motion carried unan- imously. Alderman Rollins moved. Al- derman MeKey seconded that PERHAPS YOU CANNOT ENTIRELY PREVENT FIRES, BUT YOU CAN KEEP FROM SUFFERING A SERIOUS LOSS WITH COMPLETE INSURANCE COVERAGE. ADAMS INSURANCE AGENCY Main Street Gloster, Miss. IIII II I ..... 17th ANNUAL REGISTERED BULL SALE January 20, 1973 at NATCHEZ STOCKYARD 47 quality Angus & Hereford Bulls, inspected tested and guaranteed sound breeders. Sale Starts at I p.m. Sponsored by Adams County-Concordia Parish Registered Cattle Breeders Association. i For further information call: Charles D. Wells, County Agent Natchez, Mississippi 445-8201 a transfer of $3,000 be made from the Water-Sewer Revenue Fund 1to the Water-Sewer Op- eration & Maintenance Fund. Motion carried unanimouslyy. There came on to be heard a petition presented by a dele- gation cf cit,izens. The petition enumerated five areas of com- munity need and discussion was held concerning ,these needs. Surfacing of all city s.treets be- ing the main discussion. The delegation was informed that the Board was cognizant of this need and has been searching for sources of adequate financ- ing to accomplish a reasonable solution at the earliest possible date Alderman Rollins moved, Al- derman McKey s.econded, that i bid for depository of Town funds I be accepted frmn the Farmers Exchange Bank of the Deposit Guaranty Bank. Motion carried unanimously. (Here tcllows copy of An Or- dlnanee Amending An Ordi- nance Establishing Rates And Charges For Services Of The Natural Gas System Of The Town Of Centreville, Mississippi, which .appears at length else- where in this issue.) Mrs. Lindra McCord Evans hav- ing left city employment, Miss Minna Erstling has been em- , ployed as her replacement in hex capacity as city clerk. The Mayor administered the proper oath of office and Miss Erstline was properly sworn into the said office. There being no further busl- heSS to come before .this meet- ing, upon the motion duly made and seconded, the meeting was adjourned. Fred L. Hetzler, Mayor M. E. Erstling, Clerk SKI BELTS ,The National Waber Ski Tournaments and the Worla ,VCa, ter Ski Tournamen.ts use ski belts manufactured by ,the Jones and Ya.ndell Div of the American Tent Co. at Canton. The firm ship's its prod,ucts th,roughout the nation and to many foreign countries. Farm Bureau INSURANCE COMPANIES "Owned By Those It Serves" * Fire-Auto-Life * Inland Marine * Farm & Ge2ral Liability * Workmn's Compensatio RICHARD FLACCOMIO Woodvllle, MIss. Box 444 -- Ph. 888-3661 or 4612 PEARL DROPS tooth 00olish ,2.75 OZ.- $1.59 VALUE 'DRISTAN nasal spray 15CC - $1.39 VALUE S00HT GU00SD anti.perspmrant 8 OZ. - $1.69 VALUE Your Chome! Johnson's BABY OIL .4 OZ.-',1!,9 VALUE