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Frlda00/, March 23, 1973 The Woodville Republicafi, Woodville, Miss;sdppl Page 3 Welcome To The 1973 Woodville Pill00rimaEe! - ...................................................................... Dick Rosso Dies Pilg From The Files Of in Baton Rouge [ T -i_ Loca00sms Th R bli e epu can Dick Rosso, 72-year-old long- time Centreville resident and "Baclward, turn backward, prominent businessman, died at 10 p.m. last Frlday, March 16, Oh Time, in thy flight . . :&apos; at, the Earl K. Long Ho-pital bj, Lewis " " ........................................................................ Hefllwinghad beena'n ex'ten&edunder treatmentillness' 25 YEARS AGO for some two years in Lane Mr. H. R. Pha,res of Syracuse Memorial Hospital in Zachary, .-:ul N. Y. is here visiting at the H. La.. prior to lais death. Although we have already ex- E. Phares home at Whitestow.n Dick Rosso was born in Wood- '"  tended greetings to our visitors, and a, the A. E. Phares ,and H. ville on April 11, 190D, the son congratulations Uo the Civic L. Pharos homes m Woodville. of t,he late Sam Roso and Mrs. Club, and thank to our adver- Mr. Harry Wolf of Los Ange- Christine Fialla losso. He had risers on the cover page of this lc,s. Calif.. and Mrs. Evelyn been a resident of Centreville edition, we feel that we would Roland of Natchez spent the for the past 48 years, vhere he be remiss if we did not ac- past week here with their was owner and operator of the knowledge through this colum,n mother, Mrs. Kate W:olf. Centreville Bottling Works. He a further note of appreciation 1VLrs. Kenneth Bell of Alexan- was a member of St. Joseph's o the individual who is largely Catholic Church in Woodville responsible for this first Pil- dria, who ha.s Ieen spending Mrs. Ray W. Farra,r, president, and Ernesto Caldeira, at right and was a colonel on the staff grimage Edition of The Repub- the week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Miller. expects above, executive director of the Woocville Civic Club. are ,shown cf Gay. Paul B. Johnson lican, to return home this weekend, with Harry D. Owen, left, director of the Mississippi AI Board, Funeral services were held on during a recent visit to Jackson in the interest of publicizing the Sunday at 3 p.m. from St. Jo- That person is of course Frank D'AquEa. Jr., S1/c. US- Woodvllle Pilgrimage. The local representatives attended a joint seph' Catholic Church with the Ernesto Caldeira. Pilgrimage NR. returned m the Nlaval luncheon meeting of the A&I Board and the Market4ng Co,moil, Rev. John Nlemeyer and the  director, who in addition to his many other dutles conceived Training Station at San Diego, the idea of t,his special edition Calif., last F, riday after spending of which Mrs. Farrar i.s a member nd spoke on behalf of 'ne Rev. Henry Shelton officiating, Miss Vonnle Ne tterville. a weck's leave with his parents, Pilgrimage. Mrs. Falr,ar and Mr. Caldeira also taped TV showa in assisted by Rev. O. B. Beverly. daughter of Mr. and Mr.s.R.J. and m,cre or less badgered Ye Mr. and Mrs. Frank D'Aquila, Jackson and Meridian, as well .as in Baton Rouge, publicizing the Interment was in Evergreen Netterville, is serv!ng as Wocl- Olde Editor into und, ertaking Cemetery with Newman Funeral ville's Miss Ho.spitality of 1972- the task. He has served as both of Fort Adams. He Was accom- local spring event. copy editor and photo editor for Fanied .as far as New Orleans Home in charge. Pallbearers 73. In addition to serving during a large portion of this edition, on his return trip by Mrs. Mrs. Rosa McNeely Louis Tyler Dies were Milton D'Aquila, Carl. D'A- the J.une observance of Hospi- quila. Frank Be!lipanni, Dr. Sam tality Month last year, she is and the entire project would D'lA,quila. have been quite impossible with- Mr. and Mrs. 5. W. We,rtz- Dies At 94 Years In Baton Rouge Wilcox.Vinci' FranksrvingROSSO,as andh, JnoraryRiCky fordeSlgnatedthe 1973aSwoodvdleHicial Pilgrim-hstess ut him ever-cheerful aid. de- baugher and MrL Mary Marks pendability, guidance and en- of West Branch, Iowa arrived Mrs. William A. McNeely, 94- Louis E. Tyler, 83-year-,old pallbearers were Steve Reed, age. couragement, here on Thursday for a three year-old resident of Lindsay, Wilkinson County ntive and Fred Hetzler, C. C. Germany, Jr., ' Ernesto, althoug,h a Yankee day visit at the home of Mr. La., and a native of Woodv.llle, longtime resident, died in Cap- RUSsEll McCullough, Joe Jones, and Mrs. Chas. Stockett. This died on March 10 at Lane Me- itol Nursing Home m Baton Tom Cobb, Prentiss Be.llue, Glen Name Officers For by and a res,ident of Wood- is their first visit to the South morial Hospital in Zachary. The Rouge on Wednesday evening, Anderson. Sr.. Marion Causey, ville and the South for only two short years, expresses his and they expressed much former Miss Rosa Johnson, she March 14. He was a retired and Itenry Blount. Van Eaton Park, Inc. was the d, auglter of the late farmer and logger. Surviv, c,rs include his wife, .the rimage Queen ]Grand Jury Finds Seven True Bills; One Trial Tuesday ..... The grand jury for the March term of Circuit Court for Wll- i r' kinson County returned their i final re,port to the court on Tuesday of this week. Seven true bills were givcn the court. A civil case jury trial was m :.: sesmn on Tuesday f th',s week, 1,, in which Jessie It!dalgo was ueing L. R. Whit9 for damages in connect;.on with a high, way accident. Due to our early dead- line the re..:ults we,re not avail- able at pre's time. Other jurors were dsmisse:t, for the week followi]g selection i of the panel for the trial Tues- day. In other action, the follow- .ing cases on tte criminal docket were acted upon by the court since ou.r last issue: Three cases on the criminal : docket were continued until the nez;t term due to the recent injuries of defense Att;rney Clay B. Tucker in an automobile i accident. They are Elmer Bras- well, charged with retarder; Marvin Davis, charged with burglary: anti* Mary Ethel Hill, charged with murder. Wallace Verrelle Byrd was r- raigned .on a charge of man- slaughter arising out of an aura- r mobile accident, on December 28. He pled .guilty to the charge and was senten, ced to a five-year pleasure at what they had seen love and admiration 5or his ew so far on their trip. home in both words and deeds. We feel that we, and all of Mrs. William Tenry of New Wood.ville, owe him a debt of Orleans spent two days here the gratitude for all ,that he has middle of the past week. She done for our community during was accompanied home by Mrs. his relatively brief residenceR. E. L. Coon. here. Thanks, Ernesto! Rambler Nine Downs Valley Forge 8-3 The WCCA Ramblers trounce the strong Valley F, orge Academy "baseball nine by an 8-3 margin on an Eaton Park here on Monday ,afternoon o run their eea,on record to 2-,1. The game was postponed from the previ- ous Friday when rains was,hed cut a scheduled d0uble-header. Shannon Day was the win- nin.g pitcher, giving up 3 runs Thomas A dolphus Johnson and Funeral services were held on farmer Miss Nonn'ie L. Daniel. of Centreville; one daughter, ,Miss Mrs. Ella Anderson Johnson, S/turday morning Berry- lifelong reid,e,nts of Wilkinson hill Funeral 0me here at 11 Margie Rosso of Tampa, Fla.; County. She was a member of o'clock with the Roy. Lewis one son. Sam W. Rosso f Cen- Plains Presbyterian Church. I Fitts of Baton Rouge officiating, treville; six shters. Mrs. Rosa i Vinci and Mrs. Gloria Wilcox, Religious services were held nterment was in the family both of St. Francis ville, and Mrs. ,n Sunday from C.harlet Fune-. cemetery in this county with Isarah Best, Mrs Rega Lessley, 50 YEARS AGO ral Home in Zachary at 2 p.m.'Hardy Farrar, L. E. Tyler, HI, Mrs. rances Shelton, and Mrs. with the Rev. Lamar Hicks and John T. Sayforth, James Barley Chris`tine Canowa, all of Wood- The political campaign for the Rev. C. J. Matthews offlci- and London Moak serving as v:lle: and two brothers. Henry certa!n offices ,s getting under ating. Interment was in Ever- pallbearers. Rosso and Salwr Rosso, both full tmadway in this county, so green Cemetery in Woodville., The .son of the' late Wllliam tlo f Woodville. the candidates are beginning to Pallbearers were Alex McKeown, let and Jennie Lee King _ _ put forward ,their best efforts. Jr., Henry/McKeown, John G. ;ler he was borr in this I On Monday afternoon all four McKeown, Alex McKeown, III, cc,unty on March 16, 1890. He [ DID YOU KNOW cand,id:ates ,for sheriff met in C. L. Johnson and Howard ,Me- was marxied to the former Miss --Tha`t the earnest of the Woodville and when they got Neely. Rosa Rodgers, and she passed together there was a pleasant exdhange of the usual political Sie was preceded in death by away in 1959. her husband, William A, Me- Surwvors include four sons "talk feasts." Mr. ,Louis Miller. who is Neely, .and a son, B0nnie G. Fritz Tyler of Woodville, L. E. cptrating a saw mill in this MNeely. She is survived by Tyler, Jr.. cf Natchez, Edgar town. las recently installed a t, bree daugh,ters, Mrs. H Cliff Tyler of Bogue Chltto. and C. planing mill at his plan, which (Phala) McCollum of Baton Alvin Tyler cf Baton Rouge; he will have in operation within Rouge, Mrs. Ewell D. tLerline) three daughters, Mrs. Ray San- khe next few days. After this Bickham of Plains community, ders of Ferriday, La., Mrs. Leroy public tuare now 'occupied by United SLates, owned land in the Woodmen of the World, Wilkinson County? Drug Store Burglary Attempt Here Fails by Bill Catchings, Jr. ~  ,burg.l,ry atempt .failed .;;' ': aturday night at ,Martens Drug Store wen the tore owner Walked in on the felons before bhey had a chance o remove anything. Entry was made by breaking ' a, Window over a door in the , .'back, but before the bu,rglars COlc take anything Mr. and Mrs. `Marten entered the store aa,d scared them off. The Mar- tens had been away for the day and had returned to check over things before going home. Mstens heard some in the back of the an called the police. De- s peedy rsponse by Of- tobert Skipper, the fugi- managed to ecape. %he noise evidently catne At the recent annual meeting the following officers were penitentlary term. This sentence elected to serve Van tatan Park, was suspended, and he was placed cn p:o:ation for three Inc., during the coming year: Michael J. .Logan, presiden; years and wa.s fined $500 and - Lmrry Calvert, vice-president; all court costs. Charles A. Plit`t. Jr., secretary- Roger Glenn pled guilty to a treasurer; anti, Pat Cavin, W. H charge of carrying a concealed McCarty, and H. N. Jensen. Jr., weapon and was sentenced to a directors, one-year penitentiary term. Three oher criminal cases building, which hou,ses the we:e et or ,heari'g on Tlmrs- Woodville Public Library, was day cf this week. They are " the slte of the Bank of Mlssl:- Henry L. Glenn, charged with sippl in 18197 `trong arm robbery; Columbus --That Zachary Taylor, be- Jackson, charged with atgezrpted fore he became Fresident of tle `burglary; and Frank Byrd, charged with carrying a con- ealed weapor.. GRAND JURY REPORT To the Lenox L. Forman, Presiding Judge: "We'. the Grand Jurors in and for Wilkinson County, Missis- .ippi, tak,n from the body of good azd lawful citizen,s f said Ccunty, selected, empaneled, sworn and charged by your Honor to inquire in and for Wilkinson County, do hereby respectfully submit tl]is our t.n=l report, to-wit: "We have ben'i,n!on two day, durin,g which time we have investigated seven cases, ex- amined, fourteen wi.tnesses, re- ruined seven true ,bills. t "In our inspection of the County bulldin,s we find that the Courtlouse is being re- modeled, and wc urge our Su- CERTIFICATE RECIPIENTS- Maor pervisors to ins,ure ha't this work is apeed.ily and prcperly .done. Our inspection of bhe jail reve,als ttat the same is in fair condit:on and we ar.e ad- vised that the Courthouse ren- oat,lon will include new Jail ;:1:' facilities. "We have inspected the offices / of our County officials and find that all bo,zks are being neatly kept and that all moneys ae: accounted for in;solar as we have been able to ascertain. ".Our investigation of the roads and bridges of ,our County reveals 'the following: "District Gne. Due to ,the' long erm nelezt :f the road.s in Jackson, Vicksburg, Natchez, this district we find that the Erookhaven, Laurel, Hattiesburg, Old Baton Rouge Hiway for one McComb, Gulfpor`t, and Pasoa- mile 'South of ttiway 24 is in goula, need of extensive repair o the All area o%"aes will be open full-time O-,rmg n;ormal working hours through Friday of each week. In'counties in which local board offices will no longer operate, DavLs stresses that Se- plished by December 15, 1973. !ective Service System will. ap- First of these reductions and point uncomRensate:i registrars re!ocatl;=::s in `Mi.:s:s.sippi will so that young men becoming 18 on 3 hits; while Lewis, the losex, m.chinery begins oRe, ration Mr. and Mrs Ted H. (Bebe) Kalen- Crain of Irving, Texas. and Mrs. chi of Zachary; one son. Pius Anion Gje,rstad of Natchez; one was touched for 8 runs on 9 Milier will h.e able to fill orders P. McNeely of Marksville, Ba.: s',ster. Mrs. Willie Mac Broaddus hits. 2he Ramblers made7 er-Ifr,,oressea . n)moer 1 go:: rors .to only 1 for the visitors. , qua dy,,,r, anaa]aMrs.a m;hOwh o  . c,ne si.`ter. 'M, rs. Olivia Scott of of Caldweil, Texa; 20 grand- j _ t e Wooflville; five grandchildren children; and a number of great- elf urown sDroked a 2-runl ..... , ....  ,, +h, and 17 great-grandchildren, anti great-great-grandchildren. hem " , Ol t "e' ',orLne,,z, p,xU v ..... ' er in me .ixth after 'the l .... nt" "er in town for a few ............. amblers hac slammed tlree  rnm ' ' ' h:urs on Monday mo ' g. 'S 'Consecutive d, ouble in the fifth Dr. A.M. Liddell is now Uncle Pete from Percy Creel< 00ays : frame. The lamblers lso cam- located at Shaw. in Bolivar Pleted two double plays in the county, wliere he ires opened an .......................... game. office for the practice of dental - We ,have been asked to correct surgery. Mrs. L!ddell anti little DEA,R MISTE EDITOR: ing others in. It look like ever- an error in our story on .the iMis s Delia Ray left Satu.rday to I Ed Doolittle rode the bus to body is figgering a angle o'n :i lamblers' frtst game of the join him there, the city to visit hls, daughter how to git th,rough the gate on e,ason last week, when the line , 75 YEARS AGO that w.orks in a office. He was somebody else's push, was Ed's core should have shown WCCA ,reporting on his trip at the wordL. For one, al],0wed Ed. he 'With 4 runs on 5 hits, and We an afely a.sert that the courtry store Saturday n,ight, was glad to see President Nixon Thomas Jeffexson with 0 runs I spring a:nd summer stock just and he touched on a matter that give a,tten`tlon to cutting off on 4 hits.  received by that enterprising took up most of the agender, some of the deadwood that take pursuit of happiness to mean firm. Martin Rothschild & Bro., How much longer can this. court- at Guvernment expense. is by far. the handsomest and try keep going, Ed wanted to The fellers was general agreed finest ever hown in Woodville. know, wi`th everbody's hand with Eft. Even Clem Webster while the variety and 'beafitiful stuck in somebody else's pocket? that usual votes ag'.n E,d at ever design attest in a hlg,h degree When he was in 'the bus sta-.,turn, said a Guvernment that to the superior taste of the tion in the city years back, Ed will spend 38 billion more than junior member of the firm, Mr. said, he had to pay `to tit in it takes in this year ha. got t, OFFICE TO BE MOVED M. H. Rothschild, as a buyer. he toilet. But ;there was hot After ten or twelve da:s of water and he could shave and change its wavs. But Clem said they is more to economy n TO NATCHEZ AREA OFFICE the clear weather, the elemen{s freshen up, and there wa. a broke loose on Wednesday and stack of paper :towels. On his Guve,rnment that cutting out "Sdective Service System in welfare programs while keeping M':-'lPcpi is shifting to a came down in .torrents. It last trip, went o,n Ed, the locks on pouring money into big cam-  .... cleared up in the evening and had been took off the .toilet panles doing business with the sta,nd-by operational role," an- during the night and an Thurs- stalls cause the cotrt svld that :military. And, went on Clem, ncuncas James L. Davis, state day morning it was quite cold was, n't fair to poor bus riders, hiring fellers away from out- director. , but not cold enough to do a, ny But there was no ,hot water, f,',ts with bi Guvernment con- 8elective Service Sys'tem is damage, and no paper towels. There was tracts t work up the federal undergoing an extensive pro- Mr. C. M. StriCker spent Tues- a feller standi,ng by the `toilet bud,get ain't likely to mean gram of collation of local bomrds day in our town on his return door with some towels on his cut;backs, and reduc'tion of personnel. Na- home from New Orleans. arm, and he would let you u:se tion-wlde, the System will oper- Our old time riend and one if you tipped him a quarter. F!rbhermore, said Clem, we ate from 925 sites, with an era- neighbor Jno Guice is back Act'ual, said Ed. he allus .had got that is stick- ployee reduction from approxl- again t his first love, that of dltgreed with eating places tng their hand-_, in everbody's mately 739:) to 4300. Reductions drumming, and paid our rowan that ad, d 15 per cent to the bill pockets. He had saw this report .and relocations will be a ccom- a visit on Thursd'ay after many fe,r tip, and he never had felt where 74 of our Senators ,picked yea,rs. He is the same genial r,iglht a,bou`t his old lady tipping up .a extra $572,000 in 1971 Jno. Guice. a boy fer carrying a bag of trave around at public ex- Quite a number of passengers groceries from the store to the pense to make speeches, and were taken in charge by otr car when he was walki,ng rig.h same sold articles they wrote o,n the fugl`tlves tried to wire Mars.hall on last Wedne's,day beside her and would ru`ther of publ,'.c time ,and hac] their staff back door shut, prob,bly .and conveyed to the Mayor's carried era. Tipping, to hlm, secretaries type up. that if 'the door were office where they were ques- declaeed Ed. was showi,ng ap- Personal, I recall what Sen- no one would notice any- tioned as to where they came preciatlon o smebody fer do- a.t,cr Williams said some years u,nusual, from and if from infected towns ing somepun extra, ot jesi fer back when asked about taxes. were brought in or cities, it would be n ecessmry doing their job. He said "they will con,tirme." failebl to pick up  tll. ,t for them to remain in our town speaking, went on Sa wlll pocket picking. no .arrests have ,been to procure health certificates Ed. we've final got everthlng I Yours truly, police are still lnes- showing that they have in no lturned around from do to dole, bhe tdll. i, JLi way been exposed `to small pox. from doing unto others: ,o do- J Uncle Pete SFLECTIVE SERVICE Vernon D. Slls e,f the state Selective Service staff visited the Wilkinson County Board on March 14th, at which time he pre- sented certificates to tbe five men shown above. They arc, seated, left to right, Dr. C. E. Catchings, 30-Year Service Pin, and W. H. Catchings, Meritorious Service Award; and, standing, same order, Louis Gaulden, Carl E. D'Aquila, Jr., and L. Q. Henderson, Cer- tificate of Appointment as Selective Service Board members for Wilkinson County. LOCAL DR.FT BOARD lective Service System Area Of- fice sites in Mis.,lsslppi after December 15 will be 21. These offices will be ocated :in Cor- inth, Oxford, @enatobla, Clarks- ,ale, Tupelo, Columbus, Stark- v:lle, Greenwood. Greenville, Yazoo City, Carthage, Meridian, come June 33, Davis says, and personnel reductions will be made und.r established U. S Civil ervice regulations. In Mississippi, the state di- rector points ou that the num- ber of employees will ,be reduce:l from 0 to 69. He emphasizes that normal attrition will be helpful in achie(ving thi reduc- tion. Davis says the nufiiber of Se- surface and shoul&ers. Brush and grass along the right way needs cutting and tion needs to be given to elimi-' nation of the danger.aus situs- tion caused by the was.hint of : gravel cut of private drives: , ']:he br:dge at Montrose is in' '; need :f a wrnlng .;ign and i,d,, " may continue t,a register in rails. Old Highway 61S in Wood thei,r home community, ville f, rom the Methodist Chin'ch Looal boards will continue to o the Bi-pass is in need of ::: serve w:th jurisdiction as. at exten,ive .repair. There is a present, and meetings will con- need fir ,a school crossing ;sign tinue to be held in the individ- on Hiway 24. at the Finch Elem, ual counties. Sc,hool. We urge our new super- Counties to be ,served from the visor to take sucl s'teps ,as ave ( elective Service System Area po,sible to remedy these prob ;: Office a`t Natchez are: Adams, lems: Franklin, Jefferson and Wilkin-[ "District Two. The Lake Ma son. (Continued on Page 5)