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March 9, 1973

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Fjiday, March 9, 1973 The Woodville Republican, Woodville, Mississippi / TEA SHOWER HONORS RECENT BRIDE Mrs. Richard Lyn Whitaker, the farmer J.erri Dean Cocker- ham of Centreville and a re- :cent ,bride, was honored with a loely ,tea s,hower held in the ellowshlp Hall of the Centre- Vllle Baptist Church on Satur- d'ay, February 24th. Hostesses for the 4 to 6 p.m. all,air were Mrs. lrank WRit- %lngton, Mrs. Donnie Nutt, Mr, s. Noel Jones, Mrs. Edwin Bruss, 'Mrs. Roger Campbell, Mrs. Hollis r Kaighton, Mrs. Billy McGregor, Mrs. Tommie Whitalr and Mrs. Troy Lee McKey, Jr. Arrangements of ivy, white ::) doves and white wedding bells decorated the stair rails to the entrance hall. White floor bas- kets entwined with ivy and filled With magnolia leaves and ,spring ,flowers were noted in the ente- taining a:rea. : The honoree, wearing a flqor 'i; length knit .dress in shades of gold and lavender pink comple- mented with a white iris corsage, greeted ,guests with her .mother, ':; Mrs. J e,rry Cockerham, her grandmothers, Mrs. Wi 1 1 i e 1Rushing and Mrs. Joe Me-: C u:r 1 e y, the groom's mother, SPRING TABLEAUX ON MARCH 23 TO FEATURE JEFF DAVIS HISTORY The third annual Pilgrimage Tableaux to be held on Friday, March 23, at Club South of the Bocder at 8 p.m. promise to be more elaborate than the two former .ones and with a greater content of history. Jefferson Davis' early life, which reads like fiction, will be depicted--from his early frontier Army life whece he met he beautiful Sarah Knox Taylor, ffaughter of Colonel Zachary Taylor, then her tragic death l h.t Locust Grove, while on her honeymoon--to his marriage to Varin,a Howell of Natchez, his service in the Mexican War, his service to the United States as Seccetary of War, and his re- gretful resignation when Mis- sissippi seceded :from the Union. This colorful history of our , own section will be entertaining and enligh,tening--a must for history buffs, and a delightful evening's divenion. Tickets are on sale a.t the Wcodville Library, Cumbo's Frame Shop, Standard Oil Co., Lakeview Lodge, and from any member of the United Daughters Mrs. Richard Whitaker, a.nd of the Confederacy. ra. Noel Jones and Mrs. Tom-I It would be wise to buy the iq Whitaker. i tickets early for the seating The ,tea .table laid with a lSpace is limi.ted and seats will white vrotched cloth over ,blue be re,served only for ticket h,ad as a central decoration n arrangement of King Alfred jonquils. The c,olor scheme of blue and yellow was noted in iarty squares ad mints. Tea girls alternating at regis- terln,g guests .ad at serving cof- fee and punch with party deli- cacies were Misses Pamela Whit- lagton, Susan: Scott, Barbara Pson, Emily Rollins, Mary 'ea Griffin, Clarena Whiaker, sy Field and Melanie Cavin. Unlor tea girls were Misses i Pare Campbell and Holli Jgh,ton. A lovely array of gifts was *on display during the courtesy. The hostess .presented Mrs. Whitaker : lth a handsome ,tray. holders.--UDC Reporter.. LORRAINE BECKHAM NAMED OFFICER OF REC. ASSN. AT MSCW Columbus--JLorraine Beckham of Woodville has been elected .treasurer of ,the Women's Rec- reation Association at Mississip- pi State College for Women. Locraine, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Beckham of Woodville, is a sophomore majoring in accounting. She is a 1.971 gradu,ate of Sllliman High School. I , Lorraine will ,assume ) her duties as treasurer in ,tle fall semester of i973. RECENTLY MARRIED COUPLE FETED AT DINNER PARTY The Rev. and Mrs. Warren Whitaker entertained last Sat- urday night .at a dinner p,aty honoring Mr. and Mrs. Richard Lynn Whitaker, who were mar- ried on J, anuary 27 in Centre- ville. A group of thei.r young riends joined the honored couple and the .host and hostess ,at he country home of Mr. and Mr,s. Tommie O. Whitaker for the occasion. Mixed early spring flowers decorated the reception rooms and centered ,the dining table where a seated suppe,r featuring turkey and dressing was served. For the occasion the new Mrs. Whitaker wore a street-length white dress of empire stylin with long sleeves and was pre- sented a white bridal cor,sage. LOCAL LIBRARIANS ATTEND MeCOMB MEET The associate director of Mis- sisippi Library Commlssion, Miss Peggy May, spoke to librarians rom ten Southwest Mississippi counties on "Long Range Plan- ning for Library Cooperation" at the recent meeting of Sou.thwest Regional divisi,on of the Missis- sippi Library Association. Miss May has been recognized in library circles all over the na- tion for her outstanding lead- ership. Gne of he valuable contributions has been the au- ,thorship of "Long Range Pro- gram for Library Developmeat in Mississippi." The mee.ting ,was held at the Continental Motel in McComb with he Pike-Amite Library System as host mem bvrs. Miss Eleanor Drake of Jack- son, president of the Mississippi Library Association, ,was present to address the group. Ms. Thud Leggett, III, chairman of the Pike-Amite Library Board, also spoke :on the national "Right to Read" program, with special emphasis on the ,reading tutor- ing program in the South Pike schools. The counties represen,ted were Adams, Amite, Copiah, Jeffer- son, Lincoln, Lawrence, Frank- lin, ,Pike, Walth,all nd W.ilki- son. Atending from Wilkinson County were Trustee Mrs. Win. F. Rosenblatt, Wilkinson Oounty THRIFTY __ .... T00ME MONEY Crosby News Rosetta News by W'II ltghes Mrs. Verna Arnold of Libe'ty Log Truck, Car In Wreck visited her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. ,and Mrs. T. G. Wednesday morning, Febu- ISturdivant' Thursday. cry 28, an accident occurred on I Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Brab- Highway 33 in Crosby. A log] ham, Sr., Mr. Reggie Fenn, and truck driven by Burnell Brown Miss Sissy Foter of Gloster vs- overturned when he swerved to ited Mr. and Mrs. Chrlie Brab- avoid hitting the car of Mrs. ham. Jr., Sunday. Glenn Sharp of Crosby. Logs I Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Berryhill ware strewn over the highway, of Natchez visited Mr. R. V. smashed a parked car, and tore Forman Sunday. off two posts from a store We extend our deepest sym- canopy. The truck hit the ear pathy to Mrs. Amanda Rabb's door on the drlver' side of the li'ly in the loss of their loved car, causing Mrs. Sharp's car to one. turn completely ,aound in the Mrs. John David Pullen and road. Idaughter, Jo Hanna, of Natchez Mr. Brown, Mrs. Sharp, an ] visited her parents, M,r. and Mns'. her daughter, Rhonda, who was lGordon Rymer. Thursday. also in the car, were taken to I Mm. Ronald McCabe and her the hospital or treatment of I daughter, Kelly, visited her par- their injuries, ents. Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Fonnan, Sr.. Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. David Stu,rdi- Mr. and Mrs. James Living- yank, St.. and son, David. of son we,re in their Crosby home Natchez, Mr. and Mrs. Griffin the past weekend Sturdivant of Liberty, Mrs. Mike Miss Cathy Case was home McGraw and daughter, Laurel. visiting her parents, Mr. and and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Mn. Albert Case, last weekend. Byrd and dauhte,r. Charlotte. of Mr. Ray C. Wells of Manassas, Natchez, and Mr. James Sturdi- Virginia, was visiting in the vant. a student at Northeast home of the John Greene fam- Louisiana University, Monroe, I ily last weekend, visited their parent,, Mr. and I The Baptist Training Union Mrs. T. G. Sturdivant, Sgtmrday Youth Class went to the Nettles and Sunday. Skating Rink in Liberty on Fri- Mr. and Mrs. Adrian D:]y and day, March 2, for an evening son.; Glynn. of Natchez visited of enjoymen for the Youth. ler mother. Mrs. Louise Day, Miss Marcia J'ean Reeves was Saturday and Sunday. in Crosby last weekend visiting Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Rymer of he parents, Mr. and Mr,s. James Centreville vlsi,ted ,his parents, Reeves. Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Rymer, Mr. and Mrs Wesley Hughes, Fifl,ay. along with some friends from Mrs. Frankie Brcedlove and Bude, were on the MiSsissippi daughter. Mrs. Phyllis Marie Gulf Coast last weekend. They Breedlove and son. Edward vis- returned home Sunday. ited Mrs. Marie Walter.s in Rxie Mrs. Ella Foreman is in ,the I Saturday. hospital at Centreville. She was We are happy to report that admitted on Thursday, March 1. Mr. Ben M,rray and Mrs. Lucien We wish her a speedy recovery. Murrgy have recovered :after John Kelly ease was home havin the flu the past week. rom Mississippi State last Mrs. Murray i, mill sick. We weekend, wish her a speedy recovery. Mr. and Mrs. Guy Haydel Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Rymer and and family of New Iberta. La.. children. Allen. Robbie. and and Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Horn Wanda. of Prsirieville. La.. and and Mr. and Mrs. J. D Murray Mr. and Mrs. William Rymer and their families of McC,omb and children. Todd. Jeff. and visited in the L. A. Lee home Lisa. of Natchez visited their here last weekend. ' parent.s, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Dr. and Mrs. Wealey C. Booker Rymer, Sunday. and son, David. of"Euge.e, Ore- Mr. and Mrs. Barney Metcalfe gon, and lrs/ A. L. Bond of of Centcollie visited Mr. and aton Rouge visited in the L. H. Mrs. Micky Perry Sunday. Molloy home last week. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Greer of Mr. Kenneth Petty and Mr. Vidalia, La.. visited Mr. and Mickey Petty were in south Georgia working for St. Regis TM - 7v " i for the past two weels. Angola Petty, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mickey Petty, visited her grand parents, Mr. and Mrs. Zeke Petty and Me. and Mrs. Travis Mc- Ghee, during this time. They returned .to Crosby Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Avery Banson and family of Payette, Mr. and Mrs. R. V. McDowel] of Natchez and Minnie Campbell and hey friend, Mary Ensz, of Jackson Prices Effective Thurs. thru Saturday, MARCH 8 - 10 visited Mrs. V. L, Campbell last weekend. Miss Roberta Rushing and TOILET TISSUE 2f? Miss Lynn Rushing are home ' * 2 Roll Aurora this week firom MSCW for spring holidays. Mis Mary Rushing , r 63c was home last weekend from Tylertown. They are the daugh- ters of Mr. and M,rs. R. E. 17 WOOLITE Mr. and Mrs. James Lindsey 22 oz. and daughter of, Ala., visi.ted his parents, .,16 ^e-z" CrslYaltoWTeeend" FAULTLESS STARCH 61c M,r. and 00ake Llnd00ey, in Y - : w, hole ,town 00I.UD 5 Ibs. Jim n ,.' of Crosby was once part of the arly farm owned by Mr. T. B. Me- GRITS, reg. or quick 47c to,wnCUrleY'could.He sOldbe built.the land so the I Library Director Mis.s Louise / Maano Dittmann, and the li,brarians of Dixianna or _ iia Kevin Peele Van, Cleave Memo- Family Size, 23 oz. WEINERS, 12 oz. 59c rlal Library, Centreville, Mrs. Helen M. Dalton and Mrs. Car- BROWNIE MIX 65c rio L. Warren. Also ttending were cepresentatives of the pub- . n Hines Blueberry ,4} ' '" R% A meeting of Van Eaton Palrk MUFFIN MIX 51c ' ,stockholders will be held, on Thursday .night, March 8. a,t ,the BANANAS fcr the comin,g year will be dis- 18 oz. Bama cussed and an. election of offi- GRAPE i 16. ' J E LLY 39c cers will be held. All stockholders areurged___ _ to attend. 00WELcHADE 46oz. 39c 10C ,  CATCHINGS Insurance Agency 36 oz. Blue Plate Phone 888-4591 'BARBECUE SAUCE 73c Woodville, Miss P/O Mutual InSurance Agency ./ THE VARIETY SHAClt .,' ' Jackson, Mlss: $ : Fire - Automobile Page 3 Bus Tour Cancelled The bus trip on Saturday, March 17, has. been cancelled. A firm reservation was to have been made with the bus com- pany this past Saturday but at the time of that deadline only Woodville CIVIC CLUB News tend are asked to obtain their ticket from Mrs. Townsend at Town Hall anytime after March 15. Admittance will be by ticket only and for .paid up members of the Civic Club ,only. Others 18 person had, signed up. Un- intere,ted in attending may do less the bus is filled the Civic ]so by purchasing ,a ticket in Club would of course be liable advance from Mrs. Townsend. for the difference ,and it was The $3.00 cos of the ticket in- felt that .that should not becludes the $1.0{) Civic Club risked. As many people have signed up for the A,pril 5th tou to Natchez f,r their candlelight tour. us leaves on Thursday, April 5. at 6 p.m. and returns at about 10:45 p.m. Cost of $4.50 for the bus and $7.00 for the tour. If you are interested in this tour please let us know before Mrch 22, our deadline for hir- ing a bus. ReserVations may be made at Town Hall, the Library or a the Woodville Paint Store. All those who made deposits for the March 17 tour are a.sked to obtain their refund at wher- ever they made ,their reserva- tions. Governor's Reception At Rosemont A reception for G,overnor and Mrs. William Waller for mem- bers of the Civic Club will be held at Rosemont on the occa- sion of their visit to Woodville and the Pilgrimage on SImday, March 25. The reception will begin at 5 p:m. Rosemont will close :o visitors as of 4 p.m. that day to prepare foe the reception. All members who plan to at- Mrs. Keller Greet Sunday. Master Ben Allen Murray vis- ited his g, randparent, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Beattie, in Gloster for a few days while his parents were sick with flu. Want Ads Get Quick Results! membecshtp fee. Posler Contest The annual poster contest was judged thia past week by the ar.t show committee and he following winners were choser: Grades 3 to 5. Leah Webster, grade 4. Grades  ,to 9, Gone Canova, grade 6. Grade,s 10 to 12, Carolyn Rob- orison, grade 12. A oken prize will be given to each winner m recognition and gratitude for their civic participation and the three winning posters will be displayed througl the Pilgrimage at Tow,a Hall. As there vcre many delightful entries, all ott]ers will be placed in dKferent spots around Wil- kinson Cmmty to help adver- tise the Pilgrimage. 1973 Pilgrimage Edition Everyone planning to place a special advertisemtmt or mes- aye in .the March 22 Pilgrimage edition of TI]o Woodvil] lepub- lican is urged ,to cto o as soor a,s possible The issue will be given t:) all Pi][?;rlmae visitors with their ticket and will con- ta!n P, ot only l,our informa,t'ion llt PAtChy artiqc, of histroic and pecial intcresu Ilostesses :tostese at the Lewis Itome during ,the Pilgrimage will in- elude Mrs. Leigh Morris. Ms. Billy Gillon. Mrs. John S. Lewis. Mrs. S. O. Stockett. Mrs. Bill Adams, Mrs. illy Williams. Miss Margaret Flaceomio Mrs. Ham ry Fo,rd, Jr., Mrs. N'olan Sesser, and Mrs. Clay B. Tucker. Every customer is an M.I.P. (Most Important Person) to every one of us at this bank. It's our sincere pleasure as well as our job to take the best care of your particular financial service needs. Member F.D.I,C. "A FULL SERVICE