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Friday, April 6,. 1973 CAPITOL COMMENT by I{ep. "Temmy" Walker As the l'.*, we,k of the 1973 LETTERS To The Editor few somebodies ,tb support them, with their presence and their I talents. " Dear Mr. Editor: / On nume.rou occasions in the pasL, I have kn,wn fo,r a fact Being a newcomer and not a that these few have not only native of this area. but a resi- worked, but have donated mode- Session of tlze M.:.:i-:sippi ' Leg- isla,tur2 f':a,w to a c:lo*E,e we End mzuv bl'.s passed by both Houe h.nir.iz in limb3 for want r:.  approval of .the Execu- tive Ofq:'e. One such bill is in.cm: mx reuc:tian, the only tax rc6u:'.Kcn measure of any com:quen ce p2sed in many ycar. Most of th,s week has been pent in approval or disapproval of the re"omme'nda.tions of c,n- forces. This week began with a dent of the town of Centr,eville for the pc.st twenty-three years, I have ebserved the followln actions and I have haft the fol- lowing thought: Everybody wants certain ac- complish.merits and improve- menLs for our town. but they wanL somebody else to do the work and some'body else to bear the expense. Fortunately, there are a few 14.-'our .session and the entire somebodies who try to work and week Icroved to be very tiring, accomplish :things under ver: limited means and with just a Once a bill has been passed by one house of 'the' Legislature, it mus be acted on by the op- posite house. If the opposite house hculd amend sr pa:s the measure out with amendments or a different meaning , then it must be concurred in by .the origi'nating house. If each house does not agree in amendments and so forth then it mast go to a confermce sommlttee con- sisting of three members from each ,house. This ,conference committee then repo,rts the pos- ment between both houses in reference to allowing licensed small loan arg,anlzation o len2 their money direct. The Legislature this week completed establishing at the tate Penitentiary'a Director of Corrections who will ,take full responsibility [[or the ,operation of the Penitentiary. A bill was passed by the House to include highway patrol ex- ble agreemen,t between eac.h .ouse, and it,again must be ac- cepted or rejected. Such was the plight of :the Small Loans BilL The House of Represe,nta- tires fel.t that they passed a bill that everyone could live with. The Senate s.aw fit ,to amend it in ,a manner that the House could not accept. It then was sent to conference, but the House re.fused to accep:t the c:cnference report and hus the "the WoodWIle Repubtt00an/ WoodWIte, "MfisI.Ippt tarily that our town could have the adv.a.n.tages wc now en,joy. There is a limit to what the same few somebodies can ac- complish over and over thrdough the years by '.themselves. while all the others stand on the side- lh.,es and not only refuse ,to help, but cri.timze. Instead of being c.ritica] and standing on the sidelines the,.e people should find a ,place in the numerous fine organizctions we have in our town (all of or churches, all of our schools, .the PTC, the PTA, the Chamber of Commerce: the Eastern Star, the Maaons. the Booster Club, the Library Committee, the new J'aycees..the new Jayce:ttes..the new Hospital Auxiliary, The Town Club, the Boy Scouts, and many others} ad offer their services and ,money along with .the a, me few that I see month after month and year after year faithfully striving to keep .and maintain the community we now pense money as salary in the enjoy. It h,as been my privilege to live and incise my ,three d'augh- ters in this small towa commu- nity because of the concern, fccm of a $135 monthly raise. ( A similar bill passed the 8enate gIviv,g them a $1 raise. It w.a,s I finally .agreed on by the w3 I houses to accept a ${}5 to $75 I per month raise with the ex - pcnse money o'st,ay as is. A Resoluti,on h, as ,been passed .designiting Highway 12 from Tchula to Starkville as he William Hall "Corncob" Smith Memorial Highway. Wil,lim Hall Smith was the founder of the Jeans measure died for want of gr.ee- 4-H Club. The GOOD LUCK store Honored At USM Ladies', Children's, Men's Ready-To-Wear I Crosby News Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Brown llonored At Housewarming On Thursday, March 29. Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Brown were honored with a house-warming' at the Crosby Baptist Chuch. Hctesses were Mns. Robert Rushing, Mrs. Kelly Orso, Mrs. Alber,t ,Case, Mrs. TYrus Cobb, Mrs. John Greene, Mrs. T. D. Day, Mrs. Wesley Hug,hes. Mrs. James Reeves, and Mr, s. Wood,- r, zw Day. About 70 persons at- tended the even,t. The church was decorated with .an array of .pring flowers. The tables were in white with pnk flowers. Miss Cathy Case served punch and Mrs. Francis Orso served coffee. Mrs. Brown wore a bei,ge en- Shoes "Our Prices Are Still Lucky For You" Centreville, Miss. Hattiesburg -- Melvin Hawkins of Woodville. a j uni,or at the Univesity of Southern Missis- sippi, has been lapped for mem- berhip ,in Omicron Delta Kappa national honorary leadership society. Member:chip -in ODK is the hig,hest recognition accorded men by 'the University. Thir.teen. men were initiated into the select organizat0n Sunday, March 1,8, in ceremonies at USM's Danfoxth Chapel. Hawkins, the son of l,r, and ,help, encouragemen and ad- Mrs. allie Hawkins, Jr., of Route 2, is mgjoring m political vantages given to our familY lscleneel by these few some'bodies. My (pre-law) and minoring thoughts, now, are that I may l in business. He is a member of have failed at times to express / the George Robert Olli,p,hant 'to them ray gratitude and ap-,Univer,ity Honors Program and preciation for helr efforts given I h.olds three sc.holars.hips. Hawk- under very limited means a.nd ]ins srved as squad leader s a costs, to them of net only their, freshman !n IOTC and as. team tme but their money. These few I e,aptain in intramu.ral basket- have erved willingly and long i ball at USM. on committees and projects that I He Is vice president and legal have benefitted everyone, even' advisor of the Afro-American those who refuse to work and Cultural Society nd is also n continue to crl.ticize. My letter is to say thank :ou to those few somebodies for the privilege of living .ad raising my family in a small town eom- :munlty and to .be able to con- tinue .to live in my town; a place I enjoy and. like, a place where my grandchildren can visit away fom the big city and that hectic way ,of life, a small Vown community where we can work, voship .ad spend our leisure time, an enjoyable.place to live with my neighbor,s and friends. Sincerely, Mrs. Bobble' Belt Centrevllle, Mississippi DID OU KNOW? --That Governolr Cliborne and l General Wilkinson, two Commi- sloners appointed by the U. 8. Government to receive Louisiana executive council member of the group. He has served .as president po Cempoe of the Student Senate and hs been semble and was presented a pink carnation corsage. Mr. and Mrs. Brown were pres.ented many gifts from friends in Cro,s,by and ou.t of town. Smith-Nettles Pledge Vows On Monday, March 26, E-2 Reggie Smi'th and Miss Maxine Nettles were married by Bro. Eernacd Waites, in %he h0,me of Mr. and Mrs. Yernon H. Smi%h his parents. Miss Nettles ws attired in a short whlte wedddng dress and Mr. Smith i.n army u,niform. Mi'ss Connie Hug'hes was maid' of honor and Mx. Grog Smith ws the best man. The goom's meher wore a beige and white ene.mble and :the. bride's mother wore a blue and whi.te dress. On Sa, turd,ay Mr. Smith went to Jackson from where he will fly to Frankfort, Germany, via New York. Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Smith and children, Elaine, Joy Lyn and Sta'n, were visiting in Rus- ton, La.. t, ast .eeken, d. / I .active on Studen.t Government Association committees. He va;s recently nmed ass'o.ci;ate ju'stice of the Student Supreme Court. Mr. ,and Mrs. Wesley Hug.hes and family,: were vlsited by her paren*ts, Mr..and Mrs. W. V. Tomllnson, of Argyle, Ga., last spent last Saturday cleaning up t Murdock Havard in Jena the auddtorium, the ffrst major Saturday and. Sunday. work for the buildings. Mrs. Clyde Priest and Mrs. Ella Forman is out of the dren of St. Francis,v'll.le ' hozpi'tal and recovering swiftly. [her mother, Mrs. Louise Dld'ya know: When Mr. L. O.  Sunday. Cros,by moved here in 1934, the school hod an attendance of @i), but by ]959 the school could boast an tten, danee of over 503. Thursday, April 26th, at C-K F00rm Equipment Co.. Hwy. 33 Centreville Sg./Aiman and Mrs. Form.an, Jr., of Force Base, K, anas, day to visit his father Forman. Mrs, ,Forman former Miss Teddy of Kansas. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. and daughters, Shirley, and Lynn, of and Billy Johnson of Brokhav- en visited Mrs. Fance Bveed love and Mr. O. N. Wiilam Saturday. "' Mrs. John David Pullen ar daughter, Jo Hanna, visited her paten,tin Mr. Grdon Rymer, Sa,turday. Mr. and Mrs. Grady of Leggett, Texas, visited father, Mr. Lucien Mur.ray, he past weekend, Mrs. Bobby Tinsley nd daughter of Clarksda]e visite her parents, Mr. and ls. Joe Mathig, ,the past week. Mrs. George Oreer and son, Mike BeaVtie, of vi'sted Mr. ,and Mrs. H. C. of Pen.acola, Fla., hile were in We .are haPPy to Mr. Monette Forman was charged from Vhe U. S. Air Force the past week, M, ad Mrs. Robert and daughter, Dawn, of ville visited his parents, Mrs. H. E. Smith, the past end. Mrs. G. A. McCoy and chilJ  .dcen, effrey ad Mary Ann, 0f J, ackson, La., visited her mother, Mrs. George Greer, ahd My,_ Greer Sunday. Rosetta News Family Reunion Dhe family of Mr. D. N. Wil- liams enjoyed a reuion at his home the past Sund'ay. A tasty buffet dinner menu included ba,rbecued meatt, salad, cakes, and .soft drinks. Among those a, ttenclng were his sons and their families, Mr. and Mrs. David W. Williams_ and son, Van, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lee Vil- liams of Franklin. La., and Me. T, A Williams aa,d children, Billy, Steve. Shetia and Cindy, .of Cl'urch Hill; and ls d,au,gh - ers ,and their families, Mrs. Jessie Mae Speights and daugh- ter, Darlene Mrs. France Breed- love and id.a.ugh.ter and grand- s,m,s, Mrs. Phyllis Marie Breed- love and Lloyd and Edwacd, Mrs. E. L. For.man, Sr., and Mr. and Mrs., E. L. Forman, Jr., and da.u,ghte, Ap-ll, al of Rase.tta, a,ud Mrs. Ron:g]' McCabe and daughter. Kelly, of Gloster. Friends visi,ted he family dur- ing the af.ternoon. Birthday Party Little April Forman was hon- ored by her patens, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Forman. J., on her first ,birthday ,i a par,ty at the home of her grandparents, Mr. ,dud Mrs. E. L. Forman, Sr., on Saturday a fternoon Guests were presented party hats as they arrived. The hon- oree was attired in t white pin- .afore dress, and her birth.day cake was iced ia white with ,pun sugar roses and miniature ani- mals. Punch and cake were served during ,the a.fternoon, and the children were presen, ted balloons weekend, as favors, from France. mt at Fort The youth of Crosby have] Adams, and the two proceeded ]taken a real interest in clea,n-] Mr. ad Mrs. charlie Brat- to New Orleans? $i,ng up the old school. They l ham, Jr., visited Mr, and Mrs. 95c (With $5 purchase) MR. PAUL'S Supermarket H &R FORD, Inc, Woodville, Miss, Price-fighting is his business. He knows how to knock down the high cost of buying a new car with his one- two punch of easy trade-in and easy financing. No matter how muchyou intend to spend, it's nice to know you've got a price-fighting Ford Dealer iq your corner. :" ) Ilttro. ducing Sunbeam-Holsum BREAD 4- 30c Loaves