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Friday, March 23, 1973 D The Woodville Republican, Woodville, Mlsslssipp! open to any mechanic or any other automotive scrvice personnel living or [ working in Missis- sippi. The clinic is sponsored by the Vocational I and Technical Division of the State Department ] of Education. I ment of Education in coopera- tion with Natchez-Adams Voca- tional Complex and is open to mechanics, shop foremen, serv- ice writers• partsmen and serv- ice managers. Registratio,n will be at 7 p.m., FR:E AUTOMOTIVE CLINIC -- Roy Watson will conduct an Automotive Electrical and Tune-up Clinic beginning March 26 at the Natchez-Adams Vocational Complex. The clinic is free and is A f.ree Automotive Electrical and Tune-Up Clinic for me- chanics and others employed in the Nat chcz/ dams Vocational Complex in Natchez. The course is conducted by the Vocational and Technical Division of the State Deprt- The GOOD LUCK Store Shoes Jeans , I" ROSEMONT ! i Rosemont i With Azaleas and cottonfields laid round about. Sturdy white posts and bannistered palisade, The thrifty home of a planter, ° But more, For within your sky blue halls The South's leader grew up. For of all the Plantations of Mississippi, This was most blessed, The boyhood home of Jefferson Davis. This is the heart of the South. Here where the dream beclan, This was the land always rernembered, Where his mother is buried. Far beyond this Mississippi County, The spirit of Rosemont extends, Forever remembered by the people of the South. The foremost plantation of the land, Whose fertile seed cotton. Built a nation in hopes of liberty, Always to stand as hope for those who lost, That dreams live on and so does the land, That was fought for. by Wiley N. Anderson, III President, Texas Division Children of the Confederacy 1972-73 Monday, March 26. in the emto- motive department. Studen,ts will ........................................ attend the course one or wo nights per week, from 7 to 9:30 p.m., until 35 hours of instruc- tion have been completed. • The clinic will be conducted by Roy Watson. who has had over 20 years of mechanical and teaching experience. Watson has the use of over $30,080 worth of the finest elec- tronic equipment, and each per- son attending the clinic s as- sured of learning 'the newest techniques in electrical .and tune-up procedures. Instruction covers fundamen- tals and principles for the test- ing and repair of the battery and starting system, ignition s's.tem, DC and AC charging SKETCHES ON PROMINENT Notboway and Blythewood, in RELEASED the 1850s and became one of EARLY CITIZENS I ILomsiana's wealthies,t s u g a r BY TEXAS RESEARCH EDITOR planters: for .eample, in 1859 .... I Forest Home alone profl,uced 745 (Continued from rage  • J hogsheads of sugar. In 1856. offered his resignation in Oc-tRandolph's father-in-law died, tober after the Battle of Mon-.lleving the Rand,olphs a con- terrey, pleading tha the press ,siderable amount of land and of personal business was oo cash; Randolph ,also invested i,n 'reat for him to remaifl in real estate in Texas, Minnesota, Mexico. but apparently changed and'Iowa, and spent his money his mind .oon after for he was lavishly on persotal property with the regiment until its dis- and ,travel• Du,ring the war, his cha'ge from service in June plantations in Louisiana were 1847, anti in fact commanded relatively undisturbed: Randolph Comparny B for some two and his. ,partner, however, de- months while Captain Douglas cided to take their slaves and H. Cooper was on furlough. In other movable property of value November 1859 P, osey was ,ap- to Washi.ngton County, Texas, selling his properties. At the time' of his .greateSt prosperity, his land in Lguisiana comprised I some 700 acres, including four working plantations; by 1889 Mrs. Randolph had sold all but some swamp acreage in Iberville Parish. The Randolph home. I Nottoway (also called Llanfair), i:s still standing near White Castle., and is the largest ante-helium planta,tion home in the state. Numbering fifty rooms, it was built between Page 19 which was .pa e,d la:st ession required some drivers ,of pickup trucks to have a commercial drivers license. This mlslnte¢- pretation was cleared up by S.B. 2189 and this problem was corrected. H.B. 846 fixed ,a'maximum rate of five percent interest that can be charged the veteran by the Veterans' Farm and Home Boa,rd. Appropriations by te Legis- lature of State tax money for 1856 and 1859 and was designect the year is near the $€00,000,000 i by John Bennett and Howard mrk, and that's a lot of green. L. Diettel. It would be virtually :topos- t CAPITOL COMMENTS by Rep. Tommy Walker For one time in his.tory the House of Repre,sentatives gave a unanimous nay vote, on a m.tion to ,reorganize the com- mittee structure of this body, Due :to the time that, this was brought before the House, the method in which it was pre- sented, amendments, etc., even the autlors voted against their own measure and. as a resutt, there 'were 114 nays and no YeaS. sible to relate to you all the transactions that have passed this body this week• Things are rpidly and chaotically dawing to a close. Ft. Monmouth: N. J. -- Spe- ci,alist Four Leroy Jenkins, 24, son of Mr. and Mrs. Willie Jenk- ins of Wodville recently com- pleted ,a 15-week ph,otographic laboratory opera'tion course at the U. S. Army Signal Center and School, Ft. Monmouth. This has been an exasperating ,He received instruotio,n in the and frus,tr, atlng week. The houtrs principles and techniques of were long and tiring. From photographic processing .that re required to produce negatives and prints for technical, tacti- cal, and public relations tour- poses. Spec. Jenkins completed ba$1c tra.ining at Ft• Polk, La. His wife, Bertha. lives in New Orleans• The deed to the ,public squave in Woody:lie was n:ot executed until May 8. 1830. It was exe- cuted by Ass Sapp and recites the giving of a bond or the Monday thr.augh Saturday one day seemed to .run into another with no break in between. Dead lines caused the death of many aleasures on the calendar. Again. some of these bills' death on the calendar was for the betterment of this State. but one or two of them did need consideration and the howl is "just Wait 'til next year." The House of Representatives reinstated the death penalty for the State of Mississippi. There was qui.te a bit of de- title in "either 1809 or '10 to the commissioners appointed ,by special act of the LegLstature lYa*ssed December 17, 1809, to es- tablis,h site whereon to erect a court house and to receive title to five acres of land in said county on which to erect a court ,house, jail, pillcry and stocks." Wilkinson County's delegates, in 1817. to the Sta;te's first Constitutional Convention were: bate over increasing the fees of nonresident hunting and fish- ing .licenses and over a measure tO farce any per, son fishing with pole or what have you in public waters to ,have a license. A bill was passed authorizing the Governor to execute the contract .for the development of t,he deep-draft h.arbor on .the Gulf Coa.t. It won't pay you to throw out Ladies', Children's, Men's Ready-To-Wear "Our Prices Are Still Lucky For You" Centreville, Miss. Virginia Lynn's Wek0mes Spring With a SALE on new spring dresses Parkmeadow Shopping Center-Centreville ] system and fuel sys,tem. The empha.sis of the instruction is on the practical side, with the lesson plans designed along the lines of jobs encountered in ac- tual shop work. In the tune-up phase of the course two and four barrel carburetors will ,be availa,ble for each' student ,for as.sembly ,a,n,d dsassembly and for m, aking, the different ,adjustments a skilled mechanic, is required to per- form• There ,is no charge for the course and it is open to any mechanic or other automotive service personnel living or work- ing in Mississ,ippi. For .more specific information about enrolling, interested per- sons should contact Richard Fallin's office at 442-573. pointed feder, al .attorney for southern Mississippi, serving in that capacity until 1,861 .when he resigned and organized the Wilkinson Rifles for Confederate service. Elected colonel of the 16th Mssissippl infantry in June 1861, Posey fought at First Manassas, Leesburg, and other subsequent campaigns of he Army of N.othern Virginia I n- Second Manassas mad Sharpsburg. He was promoted to brigadier general datin from Novcmber 1, 1862. when Winfield cott Featherston was trans- ferred to the Vicksburg .area. After the battles of Chancellors- ville and Gettysburg, Posey was wounded October 14, 1863, at Bristoe Station. Virginia. He died of the ensuing infection of his wound on November 13 at Charlottesville. and is buried on the campus of he University of Mny of the county's proml- Virginia• Posey was married nent citizens came here to serve 'twice -- to Mary C:ollias, then as officers ,at lort Adams and in February 1849 to Jane Wh,ite remained w.he the fort was who survived him The Carnot abandoned by the United States. Posey home .still stands on The Weather Week's Onto Rain HI" Lo" Wed., Mr. 14 Tr 82 68 Thu., Mar. 15 Tr 80 70 Frl., Mar. 1.6. 1.27 70 53 Sat., ar. 17 Tr 63 5 Sun., Mar. 18 0 75 39 Mon., Mar.,, 19 0 76 66 Tue., Mar. 20 34 70 61 Dally Readings: Rainfall 1 p.m Temperatures 5 l.m (Statistics furnished courtesy of the Miss. Forestry Commission.) The First Three Decades After the turn of the Nineteenth Century saw the erection of homes and churches which still stand. They're yours to see at the WOODVILLE PILGRIMAGE 1973 We join our Community in a Cordial Welcome. WOODVILLE FEED CO. II I I11 I I where they remained until the the beer cans or empty cigalette end of the war, leaving Mrs. pacls on the Mississippi high- Randolph to manage the Lou- ways far it could cost you as isian,a .holdings. After the war, much as $500 or be required to sugar .planting was not as prof- clean up five miles of highway i tble as it had been, and in on your weekend. October 1871 Randolph began A misinterpretation in the law Church Street in Woody:lie. JOHN ItAMPDEN RANDOLPH John Hampden RanDolph (Mar. 24, 1813-Sept. 8. 1883) was a successful cotton planter whose ]and in 1841 was west of Woody:lie in Wilkinson County. Related to the Jefferson. MII'- shall, Lee, and John Randolph of Roanoke families, and the son of Peter and Sallie Cooke Randolph, John Hmnpden was born'in Lunenburg County, Vir- ginia, and moved with his am- ily to Mississippi ia 119. 'He may have attended Jefferson College in Washington, Ad,ams County, and did at`tend the private school of Mrs. John Y. Audubon near St. FrancisvtUe, Louisiana. in the 1820's. After his .father's death in 1832, his mother moved to Natchez, and John, who was left some land i,n his father's will• became a cotton planter. He mared Emily Jane Liddell, daughter of Moses and Bethia Liddell of Woodville, on December 14, 1837;. they had four sons--three of whom served in ,the Confederate Army and seven d;aughCrs. The Liddells ,owned property in ', and in March 1841, Randolph bought 2000 acxes in Iberville Parbh near the town of Bayou &oula, below Baton Rouge on `the west de of he river. He continued at plan*trig in Mississippi through 1841, sell- ing his 1300 aere in WllNnson County In October and mvng 'to his new plantation--named Forest Home--in December of tha year. Randolph continued to ratse cotton for a lw: yeas, then beg, an planting ancl hav- veting su.gav in 1844, He ac- - quired ,two otaxer plantations, I II George Poindexter. Daniel Wil- liams, Abram M. Scott, Johns Jcor. Geratrd C. Br.undon, and Joseph Johnson. Of these, three, Poindexter. Brandon and Scott, each became Governor of the State. I I I III " You're Welcome to Woodville -not just during the y' Pilgrimage but all through the year SEVEN DAY C0 i