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Friday, March 23, 1973 The Woodvflle Republlcan, Woodville, Mlss;sslpp| FT. ADAMS CLUB MEETS WY[II MRS. JOIIN McCRAINE The Fart Adams Woman's Club re,A, on Wednesday, March 14, at the ,home of Mls. John McCraine with eleven members ad two guests present. Mrs. Ernest Inman, Club pres- ident, opened the meeting and conducted a ,hort business ses- sion, Mrs. Steve Reed, program chairman, then introduced the guest speaker for the afternoon, Mrs. Norman Chaffin, wh;o gave a most interesting account of her ,recent Caribbe,an eruiae. She 8,bowed pictures, brochures and menus given them on the ship, a Norwegian liner, during the seven day cruise which included WILKINSON COUNTY CHAPTER UDC TO OFFER TWO SCIIOLARSIlIPS Each year the Wilkinson County Chapl;er, United Daugh- ters of the Confederacy, offers Iwo ;s,-l]olarships to boys and girls who have Confe.decate an- cestors. One scholarship will be given to a student attending the Cen- treville Academy and one to a stu2ent attending the Wilkin- son County Christian Academy. Each scholarship is in the amount of $180. Below are the requirements to qualify for entrance in this con- test, and application bla,nks will be ftrnished. stops at Haiti, St. Thomas, San .1. Must have one or more Juan, and Nassau. She told of ancestors who ecved in the sightseeing and shopping in ex-'Confederacy. otic places and displayed some 2. Must supply proof of that of the souvenirs and articles ancestry. which she had bought. 3. Will write a paper on the Following the progr, am, Mrs. MeCraine secved delicious re- freshments dur}ng a delightful social lmur. OFEN hOUSE AT CUMBO'S FRAME SIIOP FOR MISS. ART ASS'N EXltlBIT Again this year, Cumbo's Frame Shop will have the Mis- 'sissippi Art A.soci.ation Travel- ing Exhibit on view for the period of the Woodville PiN grimage. The public is invited to acme, have a leisurely cup of coffee, and view the show which will represent some of Missis- sippi's top flight artists. This is a rare ,treat for Wood- ville as art .of this calibre usually must be seen in larger cities. These top flight wocks nay be seen dflring regular store h:cuse, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wed- aesday through Sunday, March 21-25. Mrs. L. B. Watt, Jr., of Baton Rouge was a weekend guest in the. ,home of he mother, Mrs. Charles McGehee, and. sister Miss Mary McGehee. ancestor(s) telling of the service to the Confederacy, such as: "A Private in 21:st Miss. Co. E, fought in the Army of Northern Vir- ginia," etc. If possible, name the battles and the officers secved u.nder, or anecdotes of the time. It is permi.ssible to include such statements as, "My Grandfather _ays that such and such hap- pened," or other family tradi- i:on. 4. Must have at least a C average. 5. Must attend school regu- larly. 6. Must have refe, renees from teachers as to eond,uet. 7. Must be a resident, of Wil- kinson County. 8. Student will have until May 15 to qualify. 9. Need is not a requirement. 10. Entries which did not win in previous years may be re- >_ubmitted. Mr. Clifford Morphy of New Orleans ,arrived Sunday for .a visit in the Wallace home. On Monday Mr. Morphy and Messrs. Jack and George Stockett went to Natchez to attend the PiN gimage. Rosetta News Mr. J. C. Williams visited his sister. Mrs. Jessie Mac Speights, Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. John Charles Day visited his mother, Mrs. John H. Day, in Natchez Mort- .day. Mr. and Mrs. Bobby L. Wil- liam.s and daughter, Lori, of St. kmant, La., visited her aunts, Mrs. E. L. Porman, Sr., Mrs. France Breedlove, and Mrs. Jes- sie Mac Speights, Wednesday and Thursday. of last, week. Mrs. Lloyd Fsrman, Jr., and daughter, April, and Mrs. Cha- lie Brabham viaited Mr. and Mrs. Donald Geter in Nate.hez last Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. James Living- ) I:)=rrwwn News hope he will soon be home and .....7.v..  I I feeling fine. Mrs. Lois Thornburg of Natch-1VeSrind;Yrg;eSrefMMrl;" :ndd Mr 2' ez is visiting her mother Mrs.]. . _ , . _ ' -., " ]La n. oyKm OI Morgan tnty, Tcan Arnold, tills W  e k  Mt Jan Wilson and children,' :' ........ "s. , " Mrs. Tommm uay wslea her Lisa, Margaret and Ralph, Jr., and Mrs. Marry Anders were shoppers in Gloster Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Alton Perry vis- ited their fair, her, Mr. Jesse Perry, in the Mcgee hospital last week. friends', Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Rogers and M,r. and Mrs. Lee Arnold, in Natchez Satucday. GRAND JURY FINDS 7 TRUE BILLS; finds that our Sheriff and other law enforcement officials with- in the County have efficiently and conscientiously carried out their duties and re.sponsi,bi.lities, for which we wish to commend them. "And now, having finished our labors, we respectfully request that we be finally discharged." Respectfully submitted, I. A. Carter, Foreman Emma Zell Knighton, Clerk Mr. and Mrs. James Reeves ] of Crosby visited their 1other, ONE TRIAL TURSDAY [DID YOU KNOW M M'r P i'ld J'l s  aT: e2Yii n g (Cntin'ued frm Page 3) ] In 1809, Asa Sapp entered the of Gio;ler visited tler .parents road needs to be 0uilt up, par-Ioutheast quarter of Section 28, .... "": -- ' '- - Johnson' ticularly in the vicinity of the[Township 2, Range 2 West, and TesdUal/ Mrs. n.o. 'i Buffalo bridge. The road to]-  Fhipps fa y ston of Hammond, La., and .......... -' "District Three We find the lovect one, Mr ay tllDpb, w.xu .. ...... Cro!by visited her mother, Mrs. [rOandd land brlctges I;0 De in I,ar Bob Keller, the past Saturday. [passed away in Field Memorial t Hospital in Centreville. [ , Mr. Melvin Murray and Mr. ?eBit: mbht; Wayne Murray of Pasadena, Friends of Mr Jesse Perry will l District FoU[ier Texas, visited their grandfather be happy to know that he is lroad .thru .a g. ' . . and. parents, Mr. R. V. For,man at home again after several Hiway 4 to De m neea o[ re- and Mr. and Mcs. Iverson Mur-Iweeks as a patient in the Magee surfacing. ray, the pa;st Sunday. hospital. "Distztct Five. The Doloroso Mr. John H. Day and Mr. Arlee Arnold visited Mr. and Mrs. Jackie Arnold in Baton Rouge Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Edward BFrd and daughter, CharloLte, of Natchez axrived Friday to visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom- mie G. Sturdivant. We are happy .to report t.hat Mrs. Frank Leggett returned hmne Friday after being hos- pitalized for two weeks. We wish her a speedy recovery. We are happy to report .that Mrs. Roddis Forman is kt home after being a patient at Field Memorial Hospital and wish her a speedy recovery. Her daugh- l er, Mrs. John Vaughn, of Stark- ville, has been visiting her for ;everal days. Mr. ,and Mrs. Gordon Rymer eisited in Natchez Wednesday with Mr. and Mrs. Lee Arnold, Mrs. Doris Arnold, Mr. Barney Rymer, Mr. and Mrs. James Rymer, Mr. and Mrs. William Rymer, and Mr. ,and Mrs. John David ,Pullen. Mr. Jim Cavin visited Mr. R. V. Forman Tuesday. Mrs. France Breedlove and Mrs. Stella Murr, ay visited 1Vrs. Jean Smith in Natchez Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Forman, Jr., 'will be occupying their new home oon. They bought a house and had ib moved next to the home of his parents. Welcome to our Pilgrimage Visitors May Your Stay In Woodville Be a Pleasant and Enjoyable Experience Mr. and iVDs. Marlin Howard: and children of Cullman, Ala., are spending this week here in their camper and helping to get the new home of their mother, Mrs. Nina Sturdivant, completed after the loss of her home in a fire several weeks ago. Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Cavln were in Natchez this week on ,busi- ness. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Albion Ar- nold of Silver Creek visited Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Nettles and Jesse this week. Mrs. Emma Perry and son, Mr. Phar:oah Perry, wez:e in Natchez Wednesday. While there hey visited members of their family. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Day and Mrs. Alma Mcbride of Ba- ton Rouge visited their brothe- in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Elvin Perry, Wednesday. Guests in .the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jewel Anders Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. James Anders and children of Natchez and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Perkins and son, Gary, of Denham Springs, La. Overnight guests ,of Mrs. Emma Perry was her g,rand- daughter, Miss Evelyn Thomp- son, of Fayette. Mr. and. Mrs. Marlin Howard and children of Cullman, Ala., )rove returned to bheir home after pending a week wDh their mother, Mrs. Nin, a Sturd{- rant. Friends of Mr. Barney Hazlip will be sorry to know that he is a patient in Jeff Davis Hos- pital ,in Natchez. We send ge- well wishes to. him. Mr. and Mrs. Claude Johnson spent the day Sunday with their sen and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ival Johnson, in Cen- treville. Mr. Ken Mtrray of Natchez visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs,. Maurice Murray, Sunday. Mrs. Janet Murray and chil- to Rosetta Road is in need of extensive repairs. We urge tha.t the ,road be straightened as a part of the repair work since a cangerous condition is created by the heavy log truck traffic on this ,road. "We find a dangerous condi- tion existing in ,the county as a whole in that large numbers of cattle are wandering on the road rights ,of way a,nd we urge our land owners .and. hunters and fishers to keep cattle aps closed and fences in repai. "We call attention ,to the :ondition of the Woodville City dump in that persons using this dump are d,roppi,ng Choir tash at the intersection ,of .khe county road and the ,dump road. We ask our .citizens to cease this deplorable practice. "In ou,r investigations of crim- in,al matters, this Grand Jury I III s according ,to tradition it wa about that time that Woodvflle came into existence. It is pro't- .able that 'then occurced the re- moval of the court house from Wilkinsburgh lFort Adams) to Woodville, .but diligent search .... has failed to reveal any record i showing the :selection of W.ood- ville as the new county site. A:n act of 'the Legislafure in 18097 designated how the public square should be laid out, ,ad gave Commissioner power to contract for ,and to receive title to five acres of land for a public square. This must have :been ,done, for on December 9, 1811, Woodville was incorporated as a town. Bryan 4 oz. VIENNA SAUSAGE II1|1111 I I '11 Squ,re Shop Wilkinson County's Finest Men's Store Come in and see our excellent men's wear, so sensibly priced. Parkmeadow Shopping Center Centreville, Miss. WELCOME, VISITORS to WOODVILLE PILGRIMAGE 1973 and CONGRATULATIONS to The Woodville Civic Club for a Job Well Done! Campbell's dren,Mr, andSherrirs.andH. Dea,n,B. HuffVis'itedin WOODVI LLE PAINT & SUPPLY CO. Natchez Saturday. VEG. SOUP 2 for 29c Del Anders, son of Mr. and Wishbone French or Mrs. James Anders of Natchez, Purina Hi Pro 1,000 Island is spending his spring holidays wibh his grandparents, Mr. and - SALAD DRESSING Mrs. Jewel Anders. I DOG FOOD ,! 33c Mrs. Lela I--I.azlip and her sis- II 8 oz. Whole ter, Mrs. Sally Co?b, and dauh- 5 lb. ter, Kathy, were in Natchez DILL PICKLES 22c w on,u:,:os: ROSEMONT PLANTATION ..... 65c ...... 8 oz. Whole SWEET PICKLES 25c Mars Hill News !! Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hol,den, of 2 lb. Aunt Jemima Baton Rouge vere weekend guests of her sister, Mrs. Emma PANCAKE MIX 47c Bryant. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Cavln 2 roll Lady Scott went to BatonRouge Fricay for Joins the Civic Club 28c TOILET TISSUE 3 for 87c an overnight ,isit home of their son, Mr. C. W. Cavin, Blue Plate OIL, gallon 888-4282 and family. We extend sympathy %0 the family in the death of .their loved one, Mr. Louts Tyler, f Baton Rouge. He was buried here in the family cemetery. Mr. and Mrs. William Hollo- way and Mr. C. d. Ashley of Rosetta were Sunday guests of Mrs. Ralph Davis. Miss Sherry Cavin of Baton Rouge stayed with her Mrs. Louise As.hley, while shy was in Jeff Davis Hospital n Natohez. Mrs. Kennon Ashley came home from he hospital in Natchez on Sunday. We wish her a quick recovery. Sunday guests o.f Mr. and Mrs. Walter Cavin were Mr. an,d rs. Michael Cavin nd Childrert of Natchez, Mr. and Mrs. alack Cavin Omd boys of Baton Rouge spen he weekend with hks mother, Mrs. Sallie Cavin. We send get well wishes m Mr. Theodore Smith of Kings- ton, who had ,surgery a Jeff Davis Hospital last week. We in Welcoming You to Historic Woodville The first Mississippi home of The Davis family. Endust AEROSOL 48 oz. Liquid CRYSTAL WHITE Giant AJAX DETERGENT Zatarin CRAB BOIL 53c Main Street 75c 12c $1.19 THE VARIETY SHA1t WOODVILLE, MISS.