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March 30, 1973

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Friday, March 30, 1973 The Woodville Republican, Woodville, Mississippi LE MARDI CLUB MEETS I'AT DON WALSH HOME Fifteen Le Mardi Club mem- aong with nine guests met ,on Maroh 13 in the home of rs. Don Walsh. Guests were Mrs. David Bramlette, Miss Margaret Flaccomio, Mrs. E. M. Kee, J,r., iVrs. Johnnie Joe Mrs. George Nicholas, W. C. Reed, Mrs. T. O. Sos- Jr., Mrs. R. P. SmOther, and Mr. George A. Stevens. :: During the brief business ses- siori .the Special Events Commi,t- chairman informed members that the year's outin:g will in- dinner and the pageant N'atohez ,on April 6. Those to make the trip along their husband,s were asked o contact Mrs. John Dale by ,Sund,ay, March 18. Mrs. Harvey Leake, program for the afternoon, .then }n,troduced Mr. Stevens, manager of the Internation,al Twade Division of the Mississippi "l'arketing Council, who spoke of industry. . M}ssiasi.ppi has been in the :rbcess of reproducing the life enjoyed tbefore the Civil caused the economy to Muoh of he popu- depended .on .the forests aad faTms for its livelihood cur- ag the prewar years and even as late as 1936, agriculture sup- 9rted 86 percent of the workers. The introduction of machinery !fOrced a ,large number of these to seek employment out ate. As a result of th,is sit- BAWI (Balance Agricul- With Industry) was created. CROSBY CIVIC CENTER MEETING APRIL 1ST Interested ci,tizens are invited to ttend a meeting to be held on Su,nd,ay, April 1, at 3 p.m. in the former high school audito- rium in Crosby to discuss plans for .the proposed Crosby Civic Center that is to be located in ,the old school building there. The ownership of hese build- ings recently reverted bek to the Town of Crosby from the Amite County Board of Educa- tion. G,raduates of both Stephenson and Crosby High Schools are encouraged to attend '.the meet- ing. Alumni as'ociation officers will be elected' and planes pre- sented for establishing, an alum- ni Iiluscum. The Gloster Jaycees recently initiated the fund r, msing cam- paign for he Crosby community project with a $25 donation. Those desiring to contribute may send ohecks to Crosby Civic Center Fund. Crosby, Mis. 39633. saw .the need for more overseas markets. It ,was for this pur- pose that in, 1966 the Industrial Marketing Council was ,begun. There presently nine of these establishments around he warld for displaying Mississippi products, with the main office located in the Interna,tlonl Trade Mart in New Orleans. An invitation to tour the building was extended. The program was not only informative but was made even more enjoyable by the elight- ful manner in which it was presented by Mr. Stevens. ART SHOW WINNERS -- Mrs. Lillia.n lawlings of MComb. top center, i.s shown wi:th her painting which took first place ho.or in the Art Show here last Sunday. Mrs. Thomas F. Catchings of We,0dville and New Orleans, left below, displays her second place winner, and. Mr. Otis L. Bardwell of McComb is shown at right elow with his third place entry. More than 650 pe,rsons regis- tered last Sunday for the Art Show display on the Courthouse Square here which was one of the feature events of the Second Annual Woodville Pilgrimage. t4]e entire community surpassed last year and gratitude .as ex- pressed for the many contrib- utors ,to this year's success. Although the deluge on Sat- urday seriously affected attend- ance on both that day and Su,n- day the average daily ,aStend- ante was higher than last year. BecauLse of the single weekend t.his year, the profits were less however. Highlighting the weekend ac- tivities was the visit of Governor and Mrs. Waller to Woedvl.lle. Al,though Mrs. Waller toured all of the homes and churches, as A r t i s t s receiving Honorable , Bus Tour April 5 Men.tion ribbons included IVrs.I Natchez Candlelight Tour Tina Bradford, Mr. George Web- I Space is available for the bus ster, Mrs. Ernesie Jones, Mrs. trip to the candlelight .tour in O. L. Davis. Mrs. Carolyn Harper,  N, atohez being held thi year = Woodville CIVIC CLUB News I Tle board of dh'ector,s of the on Thursday, April 5, from Civic Club met on Tuesday eve-IT,own Hall and leave Natchez ning and severa.1 reports on the Iat 10 p.m. ,at the close of the ou.tcome of the 1973 Pil, grimageltour. Cost of .the bus is $4.50 were heard. In every instance per person and the tour ticke,t it xxas sincerely felt that the lis $q. Tickets are available a.t :ooperation and involvement of ITow Hall, the Library or the Woodville Paint Store. I.f you plan to attend, please make your reservation e,rly and not be disappointed if he tour is fiHed, is Woodville Postcards The new Woodville postcard available at a cost of 15c or 2 i for 25c. They are on sale at I Town Hall and the IAbrary artd will be avairla'ble at many stores in town within a few days. Pilgrimage Edition Anyone desiring era copies of the 1973 Pilgrimage Edition well as the ,art ,how and bar- of The Woodqlle Republican becue, the Governer himself ws may obtain them from Town unav,oidably detained in Nothl Hall" Mississippi touring disaster t areas. He did however make a Frien,d will be interested to brief appearance at the recep- k, now that Dr. Joe Walsh of tion held in his honor and Gloster has been ranted his ]apoligized for the many incon- Bachelor of Science in physical venlences resulting because of his hour and a half .lateness. hevapy from Va. Norman Uni- versity, West Oovina, Calif. At ,However ,brief his appearance, the same ime he received hs ,it was an hone,r for the Civic certificate from the national , Club to have both him and Mrs. boavd of physical therapy ex- Waller in attendance, amlners. Dr. W,alsh aLso holds a BA degree from London Uni- vensity and his DC fom Mis- souri Chiropractic College, St. Lous. 'the richest sta,te in voc- technical pror,ams for JUnior college students, Misis- I-PPi could provide trained Orkers desired by industries erticed by BAWI. One of the ,to be brought into the te was Armstrong Rubber in Last year BAWI was rponsible for 357 new indus- tries and expansions of ones formerly es,tblished. As Mississippi's production in- the Agriculture.1 and Development Board At the conclusion..there was a question ,and answc period. Mr. Stevens then distributed pamphlets of famous So.uthern recipes of ,two of Mississippi's first ladies. Mrs.. Paul Johnson and Mrs. Bill Waller. The hostes then served her guests, buffet style, a party ,plate of ham, lmerald salad, crab apples, cracker, Cokes and cake. The next meeting' will be held on April 3 with Mrs. Richard Flaccomio as hostess. Hndsome paintings covered the Mr. Frank Calvert, .Mrs. Barry for the first time of five homes wroug,ht iro fence on th.ree Osdell, Mrs. Sue Phi,pps, Mrs. i -some open for the first time sides of the square and brought Lola Btoadbent, Mr. Lamar Tu- to visitors. an enthu,s,iastic response .from minelo, Mrs. Betty Liles, and The bus will leave at 6 p.m. the large cow,d of interested Mrs. Dorothy Curti,s. spec.tavors. Officials stated that The three cash award paint-end. 104 pieces of art were sold dur- ings will be bung in he Corn- Mrs. V. L. CampbelL spent the ing the show. mercial Bank here for the next weekend in her Crosby home. First place honors i,n ' the three weeks, w,hile many of the All the people of Crosby .n,ss judging went to Mrs. Lilli,an honorable mention works will Mrs. Campbell st,nee she has Rawlings of ,McCom.b; second be on display ,at the Woodville moved to Jackson. place bo Mrs. Thomas F. Catch- F,ubltc Library for the same I Did'ya Know: The Crosby ing.s of New Orleans and Wood- period of time. I War.riors, whose co],or were known as .reen .a,d Whle, ville; and third place ,to Mr. Mrs. Wayne McGraw was thc[wer e once dressed .in the colors Otis L Bardwell of McComb. recipient of the painting Rosemont which was don,ated.Ma_,n __ ndGOld" Prices Effective Thurs. thru Saturday, March 29 - 31 by the atist, Mr. Paul Hablg, i with the ramlng dorated by Cumbo's Frame Shop. The art showcornnrnittee asked that their thanks be expressed through .this' medium to the' sh, ow judge, Mr. James: Guercio, of Natchez, and o the following business houses for their as- sis,tance: Bluff City Distri'butors, H & R Ford, D'Aqulla Oi,I Com- pany and Commercial ank. The local committee in charge of, the art show was composed of Mrs. Fannie Whitehead,  18 oz. KRAFT Regular, Smolee, chairman; Mr, Paul Douglas f_ Hot or Onion abig, co-chairman; Mrs. Ernes- tine Jones, Mrs. Louise Wi.Eers, : BARBECUE SAUCE 37c Mrs. Polly Evans, Mrs. Betty , Cumbo, and My. George Web- ste, . .... Lemon  Bryan , PLEDGE ] BEEF STEW, 15 oz. 45c Crosby News i' 14 OZ.  Flooding. In ,Crosby $1.19 Daytime PAMPERS 89c Last Saturd,ay was avery ex- citing day here i Crosby. The ' flood here ,began a.t about five o'clock in .the ,afternoon al- Giant SUPER SUDS 49c though ,the, heavy rains begai @bout two o'clock. In some areas the waters reached from five to AERO WAX 79c slr deep. Carton of 8 00COKES, 16 oz. 69c WELCHADE 39c :Blue Plate MAYONNAISE, qt. 65c rBama 18 oz. db* '" "'r"'  . GRAPE JELLY 39c =/ Kraft Strawbe rry Lipton 3 Oz. PRESERVES g Instant TEA $1.09 18 Oz. I Jumbo 3-99c 59c BOUNTY TOWELS . _ B oz. REALEMON JUICE 23c iMain Street THE VARIETY SHAClt WOODVILLE, MISS. 888-4282 Some houses had o be evac- uwted, with the waters so high. Sympathy has been expressed to the many people whose homes were damaged in the flooding. All the citizens of Crosby were. especi,ally sad to hea,r of the deaths of the seven persons here 1,n Croby. Thanks ,are being extended to the many people who aided in .the rescue, including .the women wh,o rn,ade coffee and sand- wiches; all ,the men and Boy Scouts, wlo .aided in every pos- sible way to help all the people; and he many elatives and friend,s ,who vme a.d helped clean, and repair ,the homes that were dmaged, By 11 o'clock the w,ters were down and the streets were op- ened. .. ' tl Mr, Jake Lindsey ls in ,the, h.ospi*al in Certrevilr& We wish him a s,peedy recovery. Due ,to the heavy rains, ike Foeman, coach of the IAtle Leg.ue Baseball team here i Cros, by, states that practice for the 'team began Tuesday and will be held every weekday t five o'clock. Mrs. Modena Tl,llery. was in her Crabby hame the past week- Lenten Devotiorml Services have been scheduled for St. Joseph's Catholic Church as ollows: Wednesday, 7 p.m., Wpodville; Friday, 7:30 p.m., Ft. Adjures; Sunday, 7 p.m. Cenre- vl.lle, home of Mr. and Mrs. Tim Rush. . Mrs. N. S. Catchings, Mrs. Douglas ,shmore, n.d Mrs. C. Y. Huff of Baton Rouge and Miss Bettie Catohings of New Orlean's spent the past weekend here at their family home, Page 3 MISSIONARY SPEAKER FOR BAPTIST MEET Mrs. Ralph W. Davis, Southern Baptis,t Missionary who has been stationed in Tamale, Ghana. is to be the miwslonary speaker at the annual meeting of the Woman's Missionary union to be held at the Centreville Bap- tist Church on,, AprD 5. Mrs. Davis will also speak and show slides of her country at the Woodville Baptist Church during prayer meeting hour on Wednesday evening, April 4. lVrs. Davis ,assists her hus- band, who is principal of a training school .for pastors a.d adviser to the ,amale Baptist Associa,tion. Mr. and Mrs. Davis began their work in Nigeria in 1950 and remained there until 1967, when 'they wen to Joinkrama for ,two years. Mrs. Davis, an adviser to women's organiza tiGriS for 56 Baptist churches nd preaching sa,tions in Ni- geria, often traveled by canoe as she went about her vcork. The most distant church she vLted was 12 hours awaY ,by canoe. A Mississippi an, Mrs. Davis was born in Forres, Courty and graduated from the school of nursing ,at Methodist Hospital, Hattiesburg, and from William Carey College, where she re- celved a B.A. degree. Kenilwood, Farm. Two bedroom as Low as $3,695 Three bedroom =s Low as $4,895 All with one year Service Warranty, and we service What we sell. Mr. and Mrs. Jack McDaniei Managers One bedroom as Low as $3,250 Luxury like you never thought you'd see in a mobile home. Jim Reeves Mobile Homes