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February 2, 1973     The Woodville Republican
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February 2, 1973

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(, Kriday, February 2, i973 To J7 WIlITAKFR - COCKERHAM NUPTIALS SATURDAY A candlelight Wedling cere- mony uniting Miss 3erri Dean Coekexham and Mr. Richard Lynn Whitaker vgas held Satur- day evening in the home of' SETTING FOR UDC MEETING The Wilkinson Cam:ty Chap- ter United Daughters of the Confederacy gathered on Tues- her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry flay, January 23, at ,the charm- Cockerham, on Cherokee Drivel in subn, rban cottage of the in Centreville. The Reverend!Clarence Clarke for its monthly Wa,rren Whitaker of Woo:lvillel 'meetln'g. Mrs. James V. Gross l=erformed the double ,ringia.s'slsted .Mrs. Clark in receiving ceremony at 7:30 in the family l fifteen members and two guests, room wl:ieh was decorated with Mrs- Sue Inman of Alexandria, La., and Mrs. Davis Scott of arrangemeni:s of white weddin!g bells, white carnation's and ivy.' The mantle over the fireplace: held an axrangement of cande- labra with tall whi'te tapers, entwined w, th ivy and weddirg bells. The bride, given in marriage by ,her father, was lovely in a white satin and lace ankle-' length' gown ,deSigned for .her aunt, Mrs. Sammy Lou John- ston, for her. wedding in 1959. Woadville. The oceasisn Was made es- pecially joyous when President Mrs. Charles Cumbo and Reg- istrar Mrs. James V. Gross signed a certificate of member- hip and welcomed into this national organization Mrs. La- Rue Calvert. The ritual was followed with Mrs. A. J. Clark, chaplain, lead- ing tt.e prayers and Miss Kath- leen O'Fallon, historian, leading The dress was. detailed with a ::calloped neck line, long full i,humfllalg  sla:u;;eVIa?ac-heel: sleeves and full scalloped.skirt [, .^ ,  _ .' _ .. - Her head niece ',,,a o  ...... :i mr $au each were oerng aenvereo and em:o[dcr'd w'' "  .... ,i'this week t,o the ,two county :" " e Ilaowers, ancl .... f ' he ...... privae SChOOlS as part o t sue carries a cmonim oouque cdu a'i n 1 ,ro'ects of the e o a p J . of white carnations, baby's . ., .......... breath ,,-a s *--i---*,- chapter. ,mrs..LelSa aLes l-etu ' ....... " .......... [the milut,es for the meeting Her only attendant was her , from . ' : and a new years let,ter s:ster, Miss Ida E'stelle Cocker-IMrs. Tina Mellwain of Jackson, ham, who wore a blue and I the Division president. Mrs. white evening dress and carried Etta Faye Duck of Centrcville a bouquet of, white carnations tied with a blue rlbban. Mr. Whitaker's father served 'his son' as best man. Lighting candles for the ceremony were Mitchell and John Whitaker. Reception Immedia,tely following the ceremony, a reception was held in the entertaining area. Mi:ss .Pamela Whittington presided at the :uest register. ,Forming the central deco- ration ,on the lovely ,tea table was an arrangement of silver candelabra holding tall white tapers and surrounded with ivy, white camellias and the bou- quets cf the bride and .her at- tendant. repo,rted that this y,ear the Centreville students are plan- ning to take par,t in the essay contests, the Junior High School subject being "Jefferson Davis' Service to the U. S. Prior to the War" and for Senior High School students tile title is "Recon- stJruc,tion Days in Mis,sissippi." It was announced that all those who participated in the the punch .service, Miss Mariann Street presided at the beauti- fully decorated columned weft- ding cake, and Miss Susan Scott poured coffee. Mr. and Mrs. Whitaker plan t,o reside in Cen,treville here Mrs. Whitaker is a member of Miss Rebbie Rosso and Miss. the :Senior Class of Centreville Clarena Whitaker al,ternated .at ,Academy. The Wooclville R epubllcan, Woodville, Mlsslsslppl LE,,,00A,sM*RD,,.,OGR,MCU,, ON ] Rosetta Nev00s Mr and Mrs Jack Oreer of 1,OCAL GOVEItNMENT I Vidali'L L:L, isit(d.. -. Mrs. Bertha Sixteen ke Mardi Club mere- i Stewart and in the George Greer hers and one guest, Mr. Alonzo land Keller Greer homes Wed- Sturgeon, gatlmred on January 1 nesday. 16 in the .s.pacious home ,of Mrs./ Mrs. France Breedlove visited Harvey Leake with Mrs. R. J. Mrs. Jean Smith in Natchez Jenkins serving as hostess. Friday and, Saturday. Mrs. Edward Walker, program Mrs. Barney Me.tcalfe and chairman for the afternoon, leon, Buster, of Centreville vie- presented Mr. Sturgeon, wlm lied her daugl-iter, Mrs. Micky gave an informal talk on cur- Perry, Saturday.. rent events m county and state, Correction: Edgar Vines, Jr., government. To bring his lie- teen of M,r. and Mrs. Edgar Vines teners up to date on local ae- I and a junior at Pine Hills Acad- livities, he discussed such sub-[cmy, was honored by being jeets as the courthouse annex, named all-eonf,erence offensive the public school tax increase guard for 1972-73 instead of and tke proposed reservoir. Buck Vines. Pros and cons of some of the bills to be l:resented in the Mis- si:s:,ppi Legislature this year were then given. Among these bills .are a compulsory school attendance bill, a bill to have the state assume payment of teachers' salaries, a bill that would lower .,the minimum age to buy alcoholic beverages to eig:?teen, and a bill to give the school board management Of the sixteenth section school lands. Mr. Sturgeon urged every- one interested in having his voice heard eo,neerning these matters to con,tact his' legisla- tors. A question and answer period followed this informa- time program. The hostess invited bar guests over to a buffet table where an array of party foods was dis- played. The delicious menu con- ::isted of erabmeat morney in patty shells, lime and cottage cheese salad, cheese lag, crack- ers, blueberry pie, Cokes and coffee. The next m,eetin:: is scheduled for Februaxy 6th with Mrs. Julius Carter as hostess. Pageant and Con,federate Ball last year are cordially invited to take part again this year. Plans are ,to have the pageant on Friday, 'March 23, and the Con.federate Ball on Saturday, March 24, both having a lavish Confederate theme. The chapter ,expressed its thanks to Mrs. Clarence Clark and Mrs. Prentiss Fergu:son for the attractive float and ira-' pressive col ex ,guard represen,t- ing the UDCs in the cmnmunity Christmas Parade. &or the ,program Mrs. W. L. Prices Effective Thurs. thru Saturday, FEB. ] - 3 uMm 3for 89c AEROSOL Lipton I! TEA BAGS, 48 ct. 65c . .4__ I "-'R $1.15 _I _.  New Orleans Style .- RED BEANS, 303, 2 for 39c Mrs. Tucker's Community, All Roasts SHORTENING, 3 lb. 69c COFFEE, lb. 79c Perrytown News Recent visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Willie Hazlip were Mrs. Wilhehnina Hazlewoofl and Mr. Leon Bryant of Liberty. Me. and Mrs. R. E. Hollings- wor,th and children, Ellis .and Bill, of Jackson visited her fa- ther, Mr. Jesse Perry, Sunday. Overnight guests of Mrs. Nina Sturdlvant Saturday were Mr. Billy Sturdivant and Mr. Johnny Hazlip of Natchez. Mr. and Mrs. James Anders and children of Natchez spent the day Saturday wi'th ,their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jewel Anders. Friends of Miss Pare Vines VAltI[IY THE will be sorry to hear that she Mrs. Rex Baker and daughter, its in bed with flu. We send her Angels of Vidalia, La, visited . I get-well wmhes. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Forman, Jr., I Mr. and Mrs. Willie Hazlip Wednesday. [proudly announce tle arrival of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Priest and [ their first great-grandchild, a children ef St. Francisville and t little girl born to Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mes. Adrian Day a,nd son, .Glynn, ,of Natchez visited Mrs. Louise Day the past week- end. . Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Rymer visited their children, Mr. Wil- liam Rymer, Mrs. James Rymer, Mr. and Mrs. John David Pullen Steven Hayes of Chickasha Okla., on January 15. She has been named Kristi Miehelle. Mrs. Hayes will be remembered as Susan Crmnh01t, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Crumhol,t of Baton Rouge. Guests in the home of Mrs. and Mr. Barney Rymer, Natchez Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Lamry Tarver and son of Centreville visited her father, Mr. Lucian Murray, Sunday. Mrs. Lloyd Forman, Jr., and daughter, April, visited her par- ents, Mr. and Mrs, Boyce Dover, and Mr. and Mrs. T homas Felter in Woodville Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Netter- villa of Cent',reville visited Mr. and Mrs, George Greer Thurs- day. Mrs. Ronald McCabe and her daughter,. Kelly, ,of Gloster vis- ited her mother, Mrs. E. L. For- man, Sunday. Mx. Darwin Klar of Baton Rouge, Mrs. Jimmie Haygood of Pascagoula, and Mr..and Mrs. Tommie J. Klar and children of Brookbaven visited their par- inJ Pearl Johnson Sunday we,re Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Johnson of Wood- villa. Mr. and Mrs. James Re,eves and Mr. Philip Brown of Crosby, and Mr. and Mrs. Davis Long- ,mire and children of Gloster. Mr. and M,r:s. Woodrow Day of Crosby visited her mother, Mrs. Elma Murray, Sunday. "Mrs. Hazel Hazlip and her son, Mr. Byron Hazlip of Natch- ez, attended funeral services fox her brother, Mr. Kennel Paxton, in Lexington last weekend. We send our sympathy to Mrs. Haz- lip and her family. Mr. Joe Hazlip of Baton Rouge visl, ted his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Willie Hazlip, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Jewel Anders visited Mr. Nolan Perry in Field Hospital Sunday. Mrs. Elvin Perry received word Friday morning :that her SHACK ents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Klar, Jr., the past weekend. Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Brown and daughter off Clinton, La., v!:slted her grandmother , Mrs. George Greer, "an d Mr. Greer Sunday Main Street WOODVILLE, MISS. 888-4282 . Sgt. Paul., .arnNn , . Jr., has , zxrtved home from. an Air Force Base in Kansas for a leave. Mr'. and Mrs. E. J. Welsh of Baton Rouge visited her mother, Mrs. Bob KellEr, who returned home with them Saturday. They all visited Mr. and Mrs. James Livingston in Hammond, La., Sunday. The MYF met at Rosetta United Methodist Church Sun- day at 5 p.m. Pcesident DarlEne Speights called the meeting to order and Dadrie Johnson called the roll. The ,program was given by the president. The MYF will have Youth Service on February 12th at 8:45 a.m. They plan to raise money for choir robes. On Sunday Mrs. Tommie G Sturdivant and Mrs. Edward' Byrd of Natchez accompanied James Sturdivant back to Mon- roe, La., where he is a student at Northeast Louisiana Univer- sity. Neyland offered a well prepared aftern,oon of music and poetry of 'the period of the Confederacy giving the history of several selections .and then having .them ,p,.layed on a racord player. 'Dixie" being the ,perennial avorite'evoked ,the most re- sponse from ,the attentive au- dience. , The program closed with the reading of Sou'thexn poetry. For the social hour he host- esses served fresh strawbeTry shortcake, coffee, nuts and mints. The February meeting will be the home of Mrs. Mar- shall Lumpkin with Mrs. Leisa Bates as co-hostess.. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Redhead of New Orleans and Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Redhead ,nd dau.ghter of Jackson spent last weekend he Farm Bureau INSURANCE COMPANIES "Owned By Those It Serves" * Fire-Auto-Life * Inland Marine * Farm & General Liability * Workman's Compensation RICHARD LACCOMIO Wood'rifle, Miss. j Box 4[4 -- PI 888-3661 or 46 ] brother-in-law, Mr. R. V. Mc- Bride of Baton Rouge, passed away a the Baton Rouge Gen- eral Hospital. Funeral services were held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in Gloster with burial in ,the Gloster Cemetery. We exbend sympathy to the family. in the home of Mxs. Robert M. Redhead. Page 3: Woodville CIVIC CLUB News This week's mail has ,brought to Natchez one evening fro' heir many inquiries :about the Pil- grimage and especially the Art Show from as .far as New Mex- ico. Many friends and fo,rmer Woodvillians who still subscribe to their hometown paper have requested brochures to distribute wlere they now live, o their new friends. We are delighted at the .response and at thei,r pride about Woodville. Discount Tickets Olfly In February On February 1 an advance sale ,of Pilgximage tickets went new eandl,eli:ht tour. Details next week. New Members The following members joined t, his week and next week we will list those who joined in the last few minutes before he deadline at midnight January 31st! Mr. and Mrs, James Moore, Mr. Carl D'Aquila, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Havard of Glostev, and Mr. David Flaecomio. Confederate Pageant And Ball The UDC has ann,ounced' a new schedule for their highly on :sale at the Town Hall. The lsuceessfu 1 social event of the sale will last only during the i annual Pilgrimage. This year mon,th of February. the tableaux will be held on Fri- *Maximum of :f.our tickets per *Paid up membars, as of January 31, only *Adult tickets at $3.50 *Stud:ant tickets at $1.75. Bus Tour To. St. Franeisviile Piigr!mage, Saturday, Mar. 17 Plan on joining your friends in a comfortable Greyhound Bus which will pick you up at 9 a.m. a,t :the Town Hall and take you day night and the Ball will be held on Saturday night. We congratulate the ladies of the U, DC and their enormous energy. Pilgrimage Shop The WCCA Patrons League will agair this year sponsor a gift shop and serve coffee and sandwiches in the H & R Ford showroom in the Courthouse Square. We are grateful to H & R Ford for theix contribution to St. F, rancisville. The bus will and to Mrs. John McCraine and: be yours for the day and will the Patrnn T,n?ue take you to the five houses and IPoste r Contest three gardens on tour There'  , ......... " Mrs. oaroara r'ora Will agal,n will e a lunch break at J ack.on ]1 o ....... , 7 e oramat:e me popmar pastor Hall whine gumbo and hgh . , ". ...... ' /contest for students at WCCA. ranches wiu oe serves. ,:ter a}A -rize will be ~ivan to a first long. carefree day you 'will re- ]_, ......... ,.. :.. ^, ,.:. ;, ttlrI1 to Woodvilte about 4 or 5' v*. wm,,c m c,u,, u, --, ,u,- - o [lowing class groups: grades 1-3, p m Does tha sauna goes ' ' :" " ' 4-6, 7-9, 10,12. Judging will be Please help us by signing UPdon e by the Board of Direotors now as we must 'res,erve a buslof t,he Civic ,Club with all an- and tend to vari:ous details. The Itrie. s d.ue by March 1. tour is not restricted to mem- bers although they will be given preference if we have too many for one bus and not enough Ior two buses. You can sign up at four con- venient locations: Town Hall, Cumbo's Nrame Shop, ,the Li- brary, or Woodville Paint Store. We will require a deposit of $.50 ,for the ,bus .ticket The Civic Club is coordinating t, he tour on a non-profit basis as a carom.unity activity. I show, We will also sponsor a tour ldetails, The posters will b,e used by the Civic Club to advertise our Filgrimage with the four first place winners to be on display throughout the month of March a,t Town Hall. The one requirement is thai the poster (to be of s.tandard size) contain "1973 Woodville Piigri,mage" and "March 23, 24 and 25" It may or may not incorporate any oher: informa- tion as .to homes, churches, art tableaux, ball and tour I I I II .j pre-spnng Men;s,/:221#,eeve JAcKMI;; and :001"11R/00 Dress and Casual TFnrtir1tnr/kTS/,nr, r.^ .1/3 off , 1/3 off Ladies' and Children s Values to $16 SHOES Display Table 99C to $3.99 Men's Men's and Young Men's HUNTING OUTFITS CASUAL SLACKS Coats, Pants, Camo. Suits and JEANS off " --Entire Rack Price Children's MATCHING SETS Ladies' :op00, S,ock,, GOWNS-- Price Pnce Dry Goods TREPPENDAHL'S Dept.