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February 23, 1973

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F rlday, February 23, 1973 MRS. CARROL DAVIS IS HOSTESS FOR FT. ADAMS WOMAN'S CLUB MEETING irs. Carrel Davis was hos,tess MRS. MONTFORT HOSTESS FOR I. R. CLUB MEET The Irwin Russell Club met on February 16th at Club at a delightful meeting of the South ot me Border with Mrs. l%rt Adams Woman's Club Best Montfort as hostess. There Vaeeting at the home of Mrs. were eleven members and one A1 Killough in Norwood, La., on guest, MJrs. Dorsey Trevillion, Wednesday afternoon of last present. Week. Seventeen members and Aiter a short business session one guest, Mrs. Da Reneau, Mrs. Raymond Walsh presented Were present for the occasion, a program ,on prominent Mis- The Woodville Republican , Woodville, Miss;ssippi BRIDE-TO-BE HONORS. ' LE MARDI CLUB HEARS i Perrytown News i AT KITCHEN SHOWER PROGRAMS ON LOCAL CLUBS Mias Jimmie Ruiz, whose mar- T1]e lovely home of Mrs. Julius Dr. Elwyn Cavin and daugh- ter. JoJc. and Miss Kathy Gsz- riage to Mr. Robert Skipper will Carter was the setting for the ber .of Lake Charles, La., were bake place on Sunday, March 4, blwthday celebration of Le Mardi recent overnight guests of his at the Woodville Baptist Church, Club. Fifteen members and a parents. Mr. and Mrs. E. F. was complimented at a kitchen lrge number of guests gathered Cavin. .shower last Thursday afternoon, in the game room where beau- Mr. and Mfrs. Larry Havard February 15, at the Woodville Methodist Church annex. Host- esses for the event were Mrs. Audrey Inman, Mrs. Charles A. Evans, Jr., and Mrs. Wayne MeG.raw. Mrs. Inman, Miss Ruiz and her rrr0ther, Mrs. Jmes R. Ruiz of Ventress. Do., and Mrs. Lorraine Skipper of Magnolia, mother of the groom-to-be, received guests. Miss Ruiz wore for the occasion Mrs. Ernest Inman, club slssippi writers. She began by waistband of embroidered flow- 'President, opened the meeting saying that Mississippians like evs with a green rbbed knit and presided a,t a sh,ort busi- zo talk and on many different pull.0ver sweater. She was pre- ess seasion, subjects which has produced a sented a corsage of'whidte car- 'lYrs. Wm. F. Rosenblatt. Jr.. great deal of writing.. The,re are ,Prograbm chairman, then gave quite a number of well known a review of "Presidential Pro- authors and certainly one of the file" by. John S. Bonnell. In her better known is Wi 11 i a m gracious manner she gave a Faulkner. His novels and many e-hronological account of the i short :tories deal mostly with religious lives of all of our/the cruel and morbid side of 'Presidents, p,ointing out that all i life. Eudora Welty uses the Were profoundly religious, evenlstate as the setting for her those who were not churchl n,ovels and tas won many members. She illustrated this by[ awa,rds for her writing. Tem]es- Calling atten,tion .to the fact see Williams is our most famous that even though Ulysses S. playwright and some of his many plays have been made into movie. Almost every section of the state has its own celebrity writer ,and Woodville is no exception. Blanche Mc- Manus Mansfield was born in East Feliciana parish and spent her early years there. The family ,then moved to Hampton Hall. a Georgmn mansion on the outskirts of town. Miss McManus painted murals on Eirant never joined a church he held the first Hymn Sing in the White House. After thi.z most interesting and informative .review, Mrs. Davis invited her guests ito ,the dining area for a seated tea. Itandsome arrangements, of f]owers in the Valentine motif graced the beautifully appointed tables. tle wall.s of the ,parlor. The Farm Bureau one thing that brought her acclaim, as an artist was a magnificient mural she did representing Wilkinson County for an exposition in New Orleans. She studied in New York and Paris and f, or ,a number of yeasts headed the largest art school for girls in the country. About this time she did a portrait of President Cleveland's wife that wa, con- sidered quite good. During one INSUIANCE COMPANIES "Owned By Those It Serves" * Fire-Auto-Lille " Inland Marine * Farm & General Liability * Workman's Compensation of her stays in Europe she met and married M F. Mansfield, a RICHARD FLACCOMIO publisher and .author. She il- lustrated his book and wrote .Woodville, Mlu. and illustrated ourteen of her ox 444 -- Ph. 888-3661 or 4612 own. One of her most famous a floor-length A-line green and of organizations. The fact that white checked wool skirt with various kinds of clubs have ex- isted here for such a long time I leads one to believe tha "it is [a good thing for people with I like, in'terests to join together nations with measuring spoons, for mu,tual benefit" and gives The serving table wa covered with a white linen cloth and held an arrangement of camel- lias in varied shades of pink with pine needles as greenery. Miss Sharon Graham served punch from a crystal bowl. Sil- ver trays held ,pink and green mints, white party squares topped with bells, and heart- shaped sandwiches. Miss Mary lice Ruiz, sister of vhe honoree, presided at the guest register which was placed on a table covered with a whi'te linen cloth with an arrange- ment of pink carflations in a pink and gold old-fashioned tea pot. The hostesses' gift to Miss Ruiz .was a Munsey toaster. accomplishments was designing and decorating the .prayer book carried by King George III at his coronation. She died in New Orleans in 1935 and wa buried at Hampton Hall. At the conclusion of th,ls most interesting program, the guests were seated at a long table centered wi,th a lovely arrange- ment of pink and purple carnation. Small baskets of nuts were placed at each guest's place. A delicious menu tec- ta,ring creamed chlcken, con- gealed salad, marinated green beans, ice cream and petit'fours was .served. The next meeting will be on March 16th at the Border with leers. Raymond Walsh as hostess. Prices Effective Thurs. thru Saturday, Feb. 22 - 24 ,, ,, D el Monte No. 303 SLICED BEET S 27c .orme, % Oe'00on,e400oz PURE PORK PINEAPPLE JUICE 34c I ! SAUSAGE i 0 lb. Plain or S. R. 99c Light Crust FLOUR $1.25 lb. Wishbone 8 oz. ITALIAN DRESSING 35c Hunt's 300 size PEACHES, or sliced 25c Twin Pack NAPKINS, 160 Ronco tiful arrangements of pink ear- nations, gladioli and camellias 'f Baton Rouge visited Mr. and complemented the Valentine Mrs. Jewel Anders Thursday. theme. Mr. and Mrs Walter Cavin Mrs. Clyde Leake, program visited their son-in-law and chairman, presented an enter-,daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Pharoah taining ,talk on some of thePevry, Tuesday. other ,women's clubs in Wood-] Mrs. Molly John.on and her ville. T.o talk about or even Isister. Mrs. Louise A.shley, were mention each active club in our I in Baton Rouge one day this area ,would be impossible, s.he 'week for their medical check- said, due to the large number ups. Woodville CIVIC CLUB News The attention of the club is focussed 'again this week on Pilgrimages -- on ours, on the one in Ntchez, and the one in St..Francisville. We have had three more .reservations made for rotors coming from Brook- haven, McComb and Baton Rouge indicating that we will have a .greater number of vis- Page 3 Pilgrimage Billboards Five large billboards around the state will adver,tise our lain grimage during the next few weeks, according to Mrs. Ray Farrar. Because of the gene- rosity and cooperation of tte Lamar Adver.tising Company the Civic Club was able to obtain these vital advertising spo,ts. us'the knowledge that they "are truely a part of our heritage." ,n her usual competent man- ner Mrs. Locke then told high- lights of some of the club,s. As one of the oldest, the Fort Adams Woman's Club has made such worthy contributions as SPAGHETTI, 7 oz. the provtsion r0f clothing for refugees during WWII, annual donations to worthy causes, as well as a cash donation to go vcith .the Balfour Award. The club still goes by its original name even though only ne member is presently living in the" Fort Adams area. Even older is the club named for our state's best know poet, Irwin Russell. The objective in forming this club was intel- lectual development. According to a 40-year history written by Mrs. Helen Lewis, programs at least through the l0's were lmilar to college courses, though ,as time passed they became less taxing, mentally, and social pleasure was stressed. They, too. made many contributions ,to the Community, one of ,which was a free library, for Woodville and vicinity during WWII, and feel Mr. and Mrs. Elvin Perry vis- ited Mr. and Mrs. Marion Sew- itors this year than we did last ard in Vidalia. La.. Saturday. year. Mr. and Mrs. Ken Murray Pilgrimage Edition spent the day Sunday with their Natchez has its pink edition parents, Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Woodville will have a plain old Mmv:ay. Mr Clarence Hazlip of Baton Rouge visited his parents, Mr. cud Mrs. Barney Hazlip, last weekend Mrs Elvin Perry, Mrs. Marion Seward of Vidalia. La., and Mrs. white one, but it will 'be our own "Pilgrimage Edition 1973." and it will have all the acces- s, cry informatior for visitors ,plus many historic feature stories, some being done locally and others by guest writers and Mrs. Farrar also announced that south of town we will soon have a large "Welcome to Wod- ville" billboard on a year round basis extolling the many virtues of our community. This perma- nent .sign promoted by tle Civic Club will be erected and main- rained by the Town of Wood- ville as a resull of a recent action of the b, card of aldermen, We commmd tte board and welcome yet, another indication Clifton E.theridge of McComb many for the first time. We on the highway of our hospital- visited Mrs. R, V. McBride in are delighted .that our favorite ity and heritage. Baton Rouge Thmsd,ay. editor has consented ,to this Mrs. Frances Whi.tehead and special edition as it is .an enor- Pilgrimage Barbecue sons of Liberty and Mr. and Mrs. mous amount of extra work for Plans were revealed 'this week C. J. Ashley and sona of Gloster him. We do hcpe that the many !that the Jaycee barbecue to be held on Sunday, Marcl] 25, will visited their mother, Mrs. Eve- merchants and ins,titutions whO lb c in the ccm'tlmuse square lyn Ashley, Sunday. regularly advertiz,e in his news- Mr:s. Mary Anders and Mrs. paper will avail tl]emselves of area. It, will arid enormously to Hazel Vines were in Natchez Thursday on business and vis- ited Mrs. L. T. Vines and Judy. Miss Evelyn Thompson of Fay.otto was an overnight guest of her grandmother, Mrs. Emma Perry, Friday. Mr. John Ogden of Southwest the opportunity of a larger ad- the fcsLive mood of tl]e day-long vetisement for this special Art Show a.nd will be a boon to the ,show goers. edition, to be published on Mareh 23rd. Let's make it a very. Art Show - March 25 special one. I A painting w]ll be on Bus Tours [ durino: the lnorlth OI" March and Again we remind both mem-lwill be gven away on Sunday, hers and non-members of the March 25, according u) the r,r, Juniox 'College, Summit. spent bus tours being pla,nned. We show eommittee. Tickes will be the weekend with his parenLs, must have reservati,ons in ad- cn sale during the month. Mr. and Mrs. James Ogden, and vance in order to reserve a bu:s. ] Mr. Jimmy Ouereio of Nttchez family. This is not a money-raising will }e the Judge of the 2rid We send our sympathy to Mrs. project for the club but simply : Annual Art, Show Mr. Guercio. Nina Sturdivant and her chin a community service and unless ,who is very well known to art dren in the loss of their home, we have near capacity we will. aficionados, is head of the art which burned Tuesday evening not ,be ,able to charter a bus.: department in Natchez of ,the during the rain storm. 2he The club canno,,t afford to sub-IUniversity of Sou,thorn Miss,is- flames were so advanced when sidize the tours! app. Pilgrimage Hostesses, Guides discovered they were unable ,o ,Please make your reservations Ladies who desire to be hast- that with such an impressive background, the title "The Club" save anything, as soon as possible at Town Gues,ts in the home of Mr. Hall, the Library or at the e'es durin' the Pilgrimage are can still be claimed. When the daughters and daughters-in-law of Irwin Rus- sell Club members decided to form  similar club, they de- cided to call i.t the Junior Irwin Russell lub. They still have eight charter members. Mr. and Mrs. James Anders Two clubs that are no longer and children, Kathy, Del, and active but were formerly prom- Russ. of Natchez visited their inent in the community were mentioned. The Spinning Wheel Club, established prior to 1909, was ,a social club whose mem- bersh,ip was made up of Meth- odists and Epi:rcopalians. The King's Daugh,ters, organized in 1891, featured charity work. Ten years ago a new club was formed when Mildred Leake. Pauline Carter. Mildred Stockett Wilma McCraine and Nova Jean Davis turned an idea into re- ,ality. Le Mardi Club chose for its motto "Only the true is were' Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Perry .and children. Wendy and Tom, of Natchez. Mr. and Mrs. Micky Perry and children of Rosetta. and Rr,s. Theola Hazlip and Beverly of Natchez. paren.ts, Mr. a,nd Mrs. Jewel Anders. Saturday. Guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Vines Sunday in advance.} ,were Mrs Lrry Shorey and Mrs. Ollie Poe of Gloster. Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Vines :of Natchez. and Mr. Bud Vine,s and son, Binkle, of N, atchez. T/Sg't. and Mrs. Jimmy Ogden and daughter. Sonya Marie, for- merly of San Antonio, Texas, are spending two weeks with his portents, Mr. and Mrs. James Ogden, and family before he asked to c,antact Mrs. Marshall and Mrs. P:haroah Perry Sunday Woodville Paint SOre. Trcppendahl. who is coo,rdinat- ST. FRANOISVILLE TOUR ing the schedule of hostesses for March 17. Saturday, 9 a.m. o homes, churches, and at head- 5 p.m. I quarters. Mrs. Treppendahl will Lunch at Jackson Hall l welcome adflition,fl volunteers. Bus $4.50 Tour $5.00 I Any young l adie,s or gen,tle- NAT{:)HEZ CANI)LEIHT i men who to volunteer tt]eir TOUR ,Services as gtfides are sked to 'see Miss Saa'ah Jonson, who will April 5, Thursday, 6 p.m. tO,eonducb} 10: 30 p.m, classes ion his- Bus $4.50 Tour $7.00 i toric sites and tl]e history of (Only the bus fare is required Woodvillc and Wilkinson County o ready then] for their duties. beautiful," 4ts flower the rose, leaves for Turkey, where he will be stationed for three years. Mrs. Ogden and daughter will live with her parents n Cali- fornia while he is away. Mr. and Mrs. Chrlie Clark and family of 'ol.son, La., visited Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Wilson and family last weekend. and its colors red and white. Before recognizing its presert .and past presidents, Mrs. Locke stated that "we are proud of our accomplishments during these 10 years .... " and hat as we grow and mature "...we hope to take our place alongside these other long lasting clubs and make our contribution to he community." As a conclusion to this most interesting program, a game was played involving ,identifying member, s' baby pictures. The hostess then invited her centered with a bithday cake. The delicious menu consisted of a sandwich loaf, sausage rolls, nuts, Valentine mints, cheese straws, coffee and ,tea. Tile next meeti:ng will be on March 6tn with Mrs. Don Walsh guests over to a buffet table s hostess. -- LAWN SPECIAL- All Planting Bulbs, Wholesale to Everyone! You name it, we've got it. Peat Moss--Fibre--Mulch, All in One. 3 cu. ft. bag $1.89 SHERWIN WILLIAMS PAINTS Aluminum Siding and Roofing We sell Everything to Everybody! ADAMS COUNTY CO-OP Day 442-7488 - Phone - Night 442-8430 1 Wilson Road Natchez, Miss. Kraft 6 oz. 31c SLICED CHEESE 39c Ghnburnie Restaurant 14c f,or00ons 16oz. 5 Oz. Refill DIXIE CUPS, 100 65c | Inst. 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