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[ /' l ";' / Page 2 TheWoo dvilleRepublican Published every Friday by The Woodville Republican, Box 696, Woodvllle, Miss. 39669 John S. l,ewis, Owner & Editor ubscription Rates: One year, $4.00; 6 mos., $2.25; 3 raGS., $1.25. Payable in advance. Second Class postage paid at Woodville, Miss. 39{169. FORMER RESIDENT OF CENTREVILLE q DIES IN PICAYUNE Mrs. Phalba Blalock McMillan. C9. a resident of Picayune and former resident of Centreville. died last Wednesday morning in a Picayune hospital. Funeral -:ervices were held on Thu, rsday at 2 p.m. from Mc- Donald Funeral Home Chapel in Picayune with interment in the City Cemetery. Mrs. McMillan is. survived by one brother, Clarence E. Blalock, of Centreville. Family members attending the The Woodville Republican, Woodville, Missssppl .... Centreville Academy Centre ville News NEWS by Rep. Tommy Walker The number of hours that we On Friday night, February 16, Another weeek of the 1973 were on the floor each day this ............................. )ur boys and girls varsity teams Legislature has roared valian, tly week ran from five to nine the Mrs. Thomas R. White will be OSPITAL AUXILIARY layed in the District Touena- into history. With Thursday, hours. Tempers flared ,and ment at Adams County Chris- Februaey 23. being the cutoff knowledge of our parlia,menta- rian was severely tested. hostess for the March meeting Circle of Cen- ELECTS OFFICERS [;ian Academy in Natchez. The date ,of all general bills and )oys lest to Columbia Academy, constitutional amendments prig- Luckily, so,me members of the Oftrevillethe Mcenlngun[ted Methodis,t Worn- Field Memorial Com,munity I nut the girls won over Amite inuring in each house, at the Leghlature tote a big stick and en at her residence on Tuesday, Hospital Auxiliary held their .chool Corporation. The next time of adjournment on this killed many of the snakes. How- March 6. Mrs. Annie Sims is first meeting in the hospital[ night the girls played again and d:-te 51 bills died with a single ever. we regret that some of program chairman for the 9:39 conference room last Tuesday :os by one point to Columbia blow of the gavel. The death of them may have gotten by. a.m. Mrs. Nannie Ash. afternoon beginning at 1 p.m. ,cademy in the third overtime some of these bills ts regret- presiffent, urges a full member- with approximately 35 in a- nd ended with second place In table but. generally, the publ'ic MRS. HERMAN JACKSON ship attendance, tendanee. I Lhe district, is best served by their death. Mr. and Mrs. ttollis Knighton A slate of officers was elected I Since the two top teams from A bill was passed this week HOSTESS FOR BOOK CLUB and children. Emmette, Rub-sell. fee the neew'ly formed group. I ach district go to the district calling for the reexamination The Centreville Book Club and Holli. and Mrs. R. J. Those serwng for the year are: playoff, our g!rls traveled to for renewal drivees licenses in met on Thursday afternoon, Knighton attended the 50th Mrs. W. K Griffin. Jr.. pre;si- Kirk Academy in Grenada ,o:n an e.ftort to remove from our February 23, in the home of wedding anniversaey observanee dent: Mrs Earl DuBose. first rhursday, February 22, to play highways people with serious Mrs. Herman Jackson. of Mr. and Mrs. Willie Frederick vice-president: Mrs. lay Farar. Locke Academy in the State visual problems. After a brief session at which at their residence in Yazoo City s econ d vice- president; Mrs. AA Championship tournament. Another measure passed ,to Mrs. Kent Van Cleave. vice- Sunday. Kent Van Cleave. secretary; and A large number of fans went to give three days to cancel so- president, presided. Mrs. T. B Mrs. J. Y. Chapman and Mrs. Mrs. Donnie Nutt. treasurer. Grenada to support our girls and licitor's contracts far goods sold Graves presented the program. J. J. Warren spent the weekend Du,ring the meeting plans were show how proud we ace of them. by door-to-door salesmen. A Continuing with the club's sub- in Jackson where Mrs. Chapman c:mpleted for a membership Centreville Academy did no measure licensing landscape ar- ject for the year, "Life and was the guest of her siste, Mrs. driwe. The group made plans for reach the finals, chitects was passed by a vote Literature in the South." Mrs. D. O. Calvert. and Mrs. Warren monthly meetings. Now that the basketball sea- of 75 to 24. Graves discussed the Louisiana visited her daug,h,ter, Mi,ss Lee __ son is over our interest is. in The Public Employees Retire- Council for Music and the Per- Warren, of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. MRS. W. L. TAYLOR the baseball season which will ment Act has been changed by forming Arts. She stated that ollow spring football training, a measure pasing the House he Council was formed in 1965 who was in the Capital City at- FETED FOR BIRTHDAY in which .abou 30 boys are par- lowering the time of employ- under the leadership of Gove- tending a conference cn health ticipating, merit to 15 years' service for full nor John McKeithen. The prin- education. The past weekend was made Mrs. Conerly took her Amer- benefits and increased ,the re- c!,pal objective of the Council Clarence E. Blalock. Jr.. of Con- Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Luper of New Orleans, and Mr. and Mrs. Sam Monte of Baton Rouge. final rites were Mr. and Mrs. Judge and Ms. Mike Carr of Clarence E. Blalock and Mrs. Brookhaven were Sunday guests in the home of her mother, trcville, MrS. S. E. Plttman and Mrs. R. J. Field, and family. Mrs. Ht!gh Rogers and daugh- CARD OF THANKS ters. Miss Pat Rogers and 1Vrs. Mary B. Maesalis, .spent last weekend in .Ruston, La.. visit- ing in the home of .nother daughter. Mrs. Eugene Hastings, and family. Mr and Mrs. Stevie Crow of Baton Rouge spent the weekend visiting in the hme of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Lee McKey. a. happy occasion for Mrs. W. L. (Llllian) Taylor, who celebrated her birthday on Sunday, Feb- ruary 25. On Saturday evening Mrs. Taylor was feted at a birthday dinner at South of the Border by her brothar. Mr. Boots Jones. Joining their party for a lovely evening were Mr. and Mrs. Ben Jones and Mr. and Mrs. N. M. Bowen and little son, John.. The pc, ensiGn also honored Mrs. Jones and Mrs. Bowen, whose natal days fell on Thursday, ican Goveenment classto Jack- tieement compensation to teach- son last Wednesday .to v.isit the ors and othcrs retired prior to legislature while it is in session, the statute presently in effect. They visited the Old Capitol An,.%her bill passed this week Museum also. Mns. Alan Rollins, allowing stae agencies to par- Mrs. Donnie Nutt, Mrs. Wayne chase liability insurance for ve- Pourciau. and Mrs. DeMon Me- hicles etc. that travel our pub- Daniel accompanied the group. Reggie Smith left Monday to serve .as a page in the legisla- ture this week. We are all proud of Reggie for having received this honor. The 1972 Fighting Tigees are Friday, March 2, 1973 CAPITOL COMMENTS duty, only excluding the doctors l0000ors. ' \\; Could You wearing their new football is to stimulate wider interest in all the art forms. After discus- sing the statewide work of the council, Mr.s. Graves showed ap- propriate slides secured from the Louisiara State Department of Education. which cooperates lic roads, with the Council .through an The Legi:slatuee passed an act art slide lending library. Of to establish a nursing home for particular interest were slides the ,mentally ill and retarded at of steamboating on the Missis- Mcgee to utilize existing facil'i- sippi River and of homes in ties no longer needed at the Louisiana. Tuberculosis Sanatorium. At the conclusion of the pro- Mr. and Mrs. James Temple- Words ,are inadequate to ex- press our feelings of gratitude anti appreciation to our many ,relatives and friends who .have stood by us in our bereavement with expressions of love and February 22. jackets with even more pride ing Congress o amend the Con- On Sunday Mrs. Taylor's fam- sympathy. We want especially to thank all of you who have ton had as weeken, d and Sunday and her children. Bill. Lill. and remembered us with pr, ayer. guests the Rev. a,nd Mrs. Denson Jill, of Baton Rouge spent the Your prayers have given us Napie,r and family of Jackson day with her. strength to endure our sonrow, and Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Tern- A Resolution passed request- gram, Mrs. Jack, son seeved a dessert course to members and That God may bless each of you is our prayer. -- The Family of Harris D. Jones. SW SUB-DISTRICT OF UMW MEETS IN CENTREVILLE Members of the Morning and Afternvon Circles of Centrevllle United Methodist Church were hostesses guests. LARGEST COTTONWOOD PLANTATION Filter Plan.tation in Issaquena Co. has 12,000 acres of Eastern Cottonwood trees, making it the "Largest Cottonwood Tree motion to reconsider. Upon be- Farm in North America." This ing called up the following day, ree farm, owned by ,the S,t. it again passed by a m,argm of lrancisville Paper Co. of La., only one vote. This sets up a produces much of the high three-member board to supe- quality paper used in printing the selection of jury lists magazines, such as Time, Sports Mr. and Mrs. Cur'tls Netter- vil]e and children of Baker, La., spent Sunday visiting in the home of 'his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Netterville. Mlas Virginia Campbell spent several days last week vi:sfting pleto and children of Baton Rouge. Sunday guests in the home of Mrs. C. J. Richardson were Mr. and Mrs. Everett Richardson of Thibodaux, La.. and Mr. Everett Richardson. Jr.. of New Orleans. Mr. and Mrs. Conway Hughes and son, Stevie. of Vldalia, La., ..-..pent Sunday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Audrey Hughes. Miss Lucille White spent sev- eral days last ,week visiting in than they usually do because stituti,on prohibiting the busing ily members, Mrs. Jim Lowry for the first time the jackets of school children. This was a bear a distinctive purple patch uniform resolution th, at began on which "District AA Champs in ,the State of Wi.consin and 1972" appears in white letters, has been passed by a number Friends are wishing Mrs. Tay- A number of Juniors and of other states. for. "Many more happy birth- Seniors took the 'ACT test last The method of selecting jurors days, Lillian." Satu,rday. Some went to South- was contained in a ,bill that passed the House by a margin west Junior College for the test of one vote, but was held on and others to LSU. At a recent meeting of th.e Fore,stey Club, Mr. Tracy Smith, representative of the Forestry Service, showed the club mem- bers a film on the pocess of for the Southwest paper making. Sub-'District meeting held Wed- On.her ls;st daY. at school, Mrs. and removes it from the board ne,sday afternoon with a splen- Betty Clark was hon, ored with of .supervisors. did attendance, a s.urprise farewell party by the Another bill makes all quail- Mrs. Benny Vine. president of elementary teachers who pro-!fled electors eligible for jury She also received a beautiul silver condiment server from her class. We are sorry to hear that ,many students in the elementary school have chicken pox. Mrs. /nderson and M,rs. Mat- thews took ,their Fourth and Fifth Grades to R,semont in Woodville last Wednesday after- noon in connection with their Mississippi History studies. They m, ade the trip in the school bus. The Centreville Tigers " will enter the Football Jamboree at Pine Hills Academy on March 16. Amite .School Corporation and Franklin Academy will also participate.. Everybody is getting excltec over Stunt Night on March 2. The competition is going to be stiff if the dtfferen classes live up ,to the announced titles of their :stunts: Lawrence Welk Chum"pain" Music Makers, The Little Rascals, Tom Thumb Wed- ding and Mexican Hat Dance are only a few.--Tiger '73 Staff in the .home of her brother-in- law and Sister. Mr. and Mrs. Norbert Johnson, and infant son, Cameon, in b[arkville. the home of Mr. and Mrs. Rus- sell Wales in Chipola, La. Illu'strated, etc. The cottonwood, niekrmmed ,the--'M a g a z i n e Tree," is the fastest gowmg tree in North America. Virginia Lynn's Iverson McKev Grocery and Market We have more combined years experience with me00t the circle.s, welcomed he group. Believe it's called the generation gap? Some mothers who have married their childhood sweethearts now have daughters who will marry their college roommates! Marzetti Avocado DRESSING full pint 98c Texas Ruby Red GRAPEFRUIT 5 lb. bag 58c Armour Fresh Frozen CHICKEN PARTS Delicious Tender DRUMSTICKS 5 lb. box $3.09 Delicious Tender BREASTS 5 lb. box $3.29 Solid Pack OLEO 5 Ibs. $1.00 .Armour Grade A Pee Wee EGGS 3 doz. $1.00 iVORY LIQUID Detergent 22 oz. bottle 2 for 85c --' Pa ty Pack DILL PICKLES Party Pack Full Quart 39c r Welch GRAPE JELLY 3 lb. jar The program presertted by the  find other foods than affy0ne ill Olosterfollowedhymn, 'Stand'grUPby scrlpturepened' withup fOrandJeSUS,devo_the Parkmeadow Shopping Center-Centreville ,.arC tiortal given by Mr, s. W. B. Hul- " J i' Centreville. YOUR CHARGE ACCOUNT WITH US COSTS YOU NOTHING EXTRA! Centreville sey. Mrs. Sidney Joseph pre- sented ,a solo, "Let There Be Peace on Earth." The lev. Clyde Arender .of Crosby followed with prayer. After the business session and announcements by dtstrlct offi- cers, Mrs. Olefl,n Martin, district presden,t, spoke on the ,subject, "Identify with People All Over the World." At the conclusion of the pro- gram, the group, enjoyed re- fxeshments of pie and coffee in the Educational Bufl,dl,ng. Farm Bureau INSURANCE COMPANIES "Owned By Those It Serves" * Fire-Auto-Life * Inland Marine * Farm & Gensral Liability * Workman's Compensation RICHARi# Iv, LACCOMIO WoodHIle, Mlgs. ,Box 444 -- Ph. 888-3661 or 4612 Phone 645-3931 5O% on Knit Slacks Famous Brand Name SUITS 2 for $80 Squire Shop Parkmeadow Shopping Center Centrevi!le, Miss. PEANUT BUTTER 12 oz. iar 48c HOLSUM BREAD 30c loaves 4 for 95c (With $5 Purchase) Parkmeadow " " Centreville