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,:q :+ .,: :&apos;, ' i h ,"- 'r :v t t , hl Page 4 w..ql l,  + alll. o IID+ , allPq + mllH , lmPi  + + Ill*Owngml.l ,  u 4111Dr + ,mDi +  1> ( + qiiP<+Im.lli.l+Ill+ o,lmD oiD<+ MISSISSIPPI OUTLOOK by Paul Pittman In the light of recent devel- "coun,ty unit" system, and other opments, Mississippi's county superviso,rs are bracing them- selves for wh2.t might develop into the most serious effort yet to reform the office which is the closest thing to "grass roots" that there is in Mississippi. For years now, various busi- ness and good government groups have been calling for changes in the way that the county handle road- building, purchases and other county business. Up until now, however, moves innovations have made little headway. But during recent weeks, the word ha.s been quietly passed ' that supervisors can look for an  increasingly persistent effo.rt to turn the spotlight' on the way thvy conduct their business. Several factors bear on the current public mood toward the supervisors whose statewide as-] sociation is widely acknowledged as one of the most politically potent in the state. For one thing, legislators like to institute central purchasing, convert counties to the so-called i Proceedings Of The Centreviile'Mayor And Board Of Aldermen Be It remembered that there was begun and held in the Council Room in the Town of Centreville, Mississippi, at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3, 1972, a regular meeting of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the Town of Centreville. Present and presiding Mayor Fred L. Hetzle,r; Z. E. (Bob) Bell, C. C. Germany, Jr., Iverson Me- Key, John Rollins, A. K. Van Cleave, Aldermen; M. E. Erstling, Clerk; James E. Wilkerson, Jr., Attorney. Also present Robert; Matthews and Lane Bellue, rep- resentatives of the Centreville Jaycees. 'Absent: None. The meeting was called to or- der and there came on to be MOBILE HOME ., so,much more of what you're looking for! Live the elegant life for les than the rent you're now payingt Join the pacesetters. Move into an exciting new Mark mobile home. Todayl + The Woodville Republican, Woodville, Mississippi .e $151.6 T. ass System Fund: Gas, Street, to Highway 48. $12,07o.69; 10';4, $127.59; Tax, Expenditures are not to ex- $525.45. ) cecd Five Hundred Dollars I am charging the Collector l ($500.00) fo,r the survey. Motion of Utilities with March Utility i carried unanimously. bills as follows: W,ater. $.924.55;1 Alderman Rollins moved, A1- Sewer, $811.81; Go;s, $a,568.27; i dcrma n McKey seconded that Tax, $334.45' Total, $8,539.08. )the Town of Centreville Con- Alderman Van Cleave moved, ltract for eontributions to the Alderman Germany scconded, IWilkinson County Food Stamp that Claims 1221 through 1247 Program b passed until the be approved for payment. Mo-lnext meeting, pending develop- tion carried unanimously. )merits concerning a branch of- Alderman Van Cleave moved ifiee in the Tow:] of Ccntreville. Alderman Germany seconded. Mot2cn ca.tried unanimously. that $2,000.00 be transferred The Board of Aldermen ap- from lhe Water-Sewer Rcvenue lproved the appointment of Rob- The Mark Is made exclusively "for us by National Mobile Homes, a division of National Homes Cor- poration, world's mos experi- enced name in housing, JIM REEVES Mobile Homes, Inc. Doris and Jack McDaniel: Mgrs. Centrevilie, Miss. heard and considered the fol- Senator Theodor( Smith of,  ' ' lowin= matters of business: In- Ce,rinth have been outspoken .... + =,,;  ,,,;', + , a0OUL brle neeQ ior relormlng '. . the office, far-removed in 1973+ PmrenVtteUsS; 'm;tetincia' ArP:;:al A f. from the modest duties required'. ^ ...... ; + r.,..-o r,,t+, ' when the office was written into Pm-, , ,,,\\;, .... L-. . ...... I Transler oI lvunfls; l-$esolul, lons, the Con,rttut,on of 1890 Ip:itOcSt . In addition, veteran political alepMisO?e' r BDu;_ reporters like The Times Pica- . ' , " .... } mess; AdJournment. yune's w. v'. Minor, nave oeen l ......... me minutes oI me test regu consistent gadflys' where county " - supervisors were concerned. In lar, meeting were read. Alderman the past decade he has reported ell moved, Alderman McKey +everal instances of irregulari-.econded that the minutes be ties in handling of county funds, +approved o's read Motion car- his most recent being those in] ried unanimously. Jones county. I Balances in Town Funds. State Auditor Hamp King I March 31: General Fund $4,966. added fuel to the fire. warning 33; Fire Prevention*. $1,562.21; Fund to the Water-Sewer Op- eration & Maintenance Fund; and that $3,0D0.00 be transferred from the Light Fund to the General Fund for April operat- ing expenses. Motion carried unanimously Resolution Whereas, a rural water asso- elation has been formed adja- cent to the Town of Centreville, known as South Centrevillc Water Association; and Wherea, its proximity to the Town of Centreville makes it desi.rable and possible to obtain water from said Town of Cen- trevllle; and Whereas, the said A;ssociation eri W. (Bob) Mitcheltree, Thom- as G. (Tom) Reed. Jr., and Ed- ward Russ as members of .the Town Election Commission. The Board of Aldermen ap- proved the appointment of Rob- ert (Bobl Matthcws to the Town I cf Centrevillc Planning Corn- hostesses. mitiee for a three year te,rm ....... Alderman Germany moved, .,Ai]ng t],? r mr'hYegUl::SoW3, Alderman Vaz Cleave seconded a+LC ace e e that the contract for construe- --- "+- "'-" ' "" ""'- "' net aunt. M s. ,or war+or, u,!"uth++'"+'"r''--"'is C:-''--'''-"'-' I tion of natural gas. improve-el" ' " ments be taken under advise-IBamn ouge. f has asked the Town about the possibility of purchasing water lbiddcr was Priecon. In. with a from said Town and the au-iBase Bid in the amount of th.ority to connect to the Town's I $17.795.00. existing water lines: and I There being no further bust- Whereas. baed upon the pre- Iness to come before the meet- liminary estimate that the As-ling, upon motion duly made and soeiation would use approxi-i'seconded the meeting was ad- mately eight hundred thousand journed. supervisors in a letter earlier Street Improvement*, $30.879.37; (800.000) gallons o.f water per this yea that using county Water-Sewer Operation & Main- month; and equipment and labor to do work tenance. $1,798.73; Water-Sewer Whe.reas. the Town's present for private individuals is strictly Revenue* $12,326.75; Lig h t water system is amply sufficient illegal. Taken on its face this Fund, $11.070.79: Gas System, w supply these needs; would mean that little voter- $29,586.78; Total. $92,190.36; Rev- Now. Therefore, Be It Resolved by the Mayo,r and Board of Al- dermen of the Town of Centre- ville in council convened that: (1) South Centreville Water pleasing services like gravelling enue Sharing, $27.293.90. private driveways had to go. Court Flues and Forfeits con But the unkindest cut of all looted in March, $235.00. came last week. when Edward The Collector of Utilities paid A. Khayat. a Jackson county collections in March as follows: supervisor from Moss Point, was Water-Sewer Revenue Fund: found guilty of federal income Water. $2,24430; 10%. $39.12; tax evasion. His no-contest plea Sewer, $951.66. Water-Sewer Op- to the charges of not reporting eration & Maintenance: Tax. more than $62.000 in income was accepted and the absence of a an opportune time to readjust trial obscures the details, the office to make he super- For years. Khayat has been visors more responsive to the "Mr. Supervisor" in Mississippi. I needs of their entire county, O" .  I servin. as executive director of less preoccupied with the road the Mississippi Supervisors' As-land bridge problems of heir sectarian, and pleading the su- own district, and more efficient pervisors' case against manda- in the expenditure of public t,cry county-unit, legislation and money. other reforms. Now. however, he Whatever the outcome, the may be more of a liabtllty than next few months could be uh- an asset Lo the supervisors. 'settling for the state's more The point is that there is a than 400 county supervisors, es- growing notion that the whole,peclaily those who, for one tea- structure of supervisor politics'son or the other, may not want is particularly vulnerable at this i the light ,of publicity focused on time. i their sometimes controversial It is, according 1o this thesis, I methods of doing business. JUST IN TIME FOR GRADUATION nstant change date and day , automatics by Bulova from $60 PRESIDENT "A" PRESIDENT "E" 23 jewels, Blue dial 23 Jewels. Maroon ringed and strap, $E5, dial and strap. _75. JET STAR "B" SENATOR "B" 17 jewels, 23 jewels. Sliver dial. $B0, All stainless steel. $80, CLIPPER "AQ" 17 jewels. Two-tone blue dial, $7,$. Take your choice. And a fine choice it is. For whichever watch you select, you've got a great performer. Automatic. Instant change date and day. Water and shock resistant. Handsome and rugged ...a watch made for the man of today. And if you want an even wider choice, come on in. We'll show you even more,.of these spe,cial feature watches. All by Bulova. WOOD'S Woodville, Miss. "h Perrytown News Bridal Shower flowers Miss Sherri Cavin tA bridal shower honoring Miss Sherri Cavin, bride-elect of Mr. Eobby Johnson, was held Fri- day night in the home of Mrs. Molly Johnson with Mrs. Earline Reeves and Mrs. Louise Ashley l as c'o-hostesses. Spring flowers decorated thej It,Aug ;room, and in the dining) ro(:m the table was covered with] an off-white lace elott and was) I centered with an arrangementl of spring flowers. A punch bowl was placed on one end of the table and sandwiches and party squares at the other. Tte honoree was attired in a lovely spring dress and was presented a- corsage by the Mrs. Bill Moore and daughter, Miss Candy Moore, of Atlanta, Go., spent this week with Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Cavin. Friends of Mrs. Emma Perry will be happy to know that she is doing fine aftar undergoing surgery last week in Jefferson Davis Hospital. She is spending ment and studied by the City' . Mrs. Marcus Day of Tallulah, Engineer Barth & Assoemtes ....... n- ' ' .a. spenb me aste.r weeKe O Inc. then be awarded to the low ,.,:  " " " "1 ' " and bidder C. J. Morgan on the basis iltt2r nMr a3dmeli-n-lahomas of the Base Bid in the Amount I:  .,' ' of $15250.00. The only other rtazup. l Fred L. Hctzler. Mayor M. E. Erstling, Town Clerk Mars Hill News some time with her daughter, Mrs. H. B. Huff recuperating) before returning to her home. 1 i We send get-well wishes to her., Mr. and Mrs. Joe Kilgar]in} have xeturned o their home in Midland Texas, ,after spending 'a week with their mother, Mrs. I Hazel Hazlip, and other mem- bers of their family Mr. and Mrs. Jim Garrison of Baton Rouge have returned home after spending a while here turkey hunting. Association be notified of ,the Mrs. Walter Cavln made a ......... / Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Trevil- Ta:wn's willtngnss and ability np to amn ouge 'uaay" ,lion of Natchez visited their to sell ,water for the purpose of Miss Sherry Cavin of Baton l ......... in]other, Mrs. Lee Perry, Sunday. a rural water system, rouge was nonorea win o. Dl'ICtal ..... . ....... ......... I iylr. /val donns0n oi wenure- (2) South Centreville Water sower 'naay nignt at me ............ ' ..... I Vllle VISILCCl his parents, Mr. home el nor aunt Mrs Mome Association be authorized to . ' ' land Mrs Claude Johnson, Sun- connect to the Town's existing Johnson, in Perryt.own. She re- da water mains at points desig-lceived a lot of lovely gifts. Thel rs Jcanette Murray and hated by the Town and to in- hostess served sandwiches cake I .... "" -- _ Z- . +J " ' " '1 enll(:lren, oean ,anti nern, were stall its own master mete,r for pary squares, .mints aria punch, m' Natchez Saturday ..... ,, os,-,,," purposes of metering said water. Visiting Mr and Mrs Walter _ '. '. . , I ness. While there they visited This connection and installa- unpin on 8unaay were mr. wu- I M*.- ,,,"- .... *"'o ......... =  ' ,. "* tion will be under the supervi- ,cbael Cavin of Natchez, Mr.I Mr. Ralph Slbley of Baton sion 'Of' the Utility Department Je,rry Cavin Of Vldalia. De.. and of the Town of Centreville. Mr, anti Mrs. Russel Ford of (3) That the Mayor and Util- Woodville. ity Commissioner of the Town Mrs, Charlotte Boyington and of Cenreville be authorized to children have returned to Mor- negotiate the contract for the gun City, La.. after spending a purchase of water by Cent,re- while here with he,r parents, Mr. ville Water Association from the and Mrs. Verlis Perry, while Town of Centreville. flood water was in their home. Adopted by the aforesaid gov- Sunday afternoon guests in erning body of the Town of the Louis Arnold home were Mr. Centrevllle, Mh:sissippi. on the and Mrs. Gordon Rymer of Ro- Rouge spent the day riday with Mr. and Mrs. Willie Haz- lip. IN LOVING MEMORY of Charles A. Wheeler, Jr., Who Passed Away April 29, 1971 Son, we miss you, oh, s,o very much. The past two years have setta. Mr. and Mrs. Kennon Ash- seemed so very long, ley, and Mr. and Mrs. Walter( But time will never cease to Cavin. ) touch Mr. Ed Smith and Miss Betty Our hea,rts with memory of Lee Cavin were married Satur- you, dear son. R'mer welIt was our loss and Heaven's day by Mr. Gordon  . happiness [ gain wish them lots of When God called you h, o me; .together.Miss Kate Carter spent last lYou looked so peaceful lying week with Mrs. Sallie Cavin. there, So restful, without worry or Mr. and Mrs. Tom Perry ate ,spending a while with his par-I pain. 3rd day of April, . D.. 1973. Fred L. Hetzler, Mayor Attest: M E. Erst]ing, Clerk Then came on to be heard a petition presented by Mrs. Mar- tha E Howard and Mr. Haynes. The petition concerned the con- dition of the streets in the Town of Centreville. The Peti- tioners were advised that the Town of Centreville Planning We ,miss you, oh, so many times. The our eyes do l,ong to see You still ,walking here with us, But you will live in our memory. I'm sure today you're happy With God' in Heaven above; You ar e with One you loved so I much, Christ, and His wonderful love. As/you sleep in Peace, dear son, Your cares and trials are past. Committee and the Engineering en.ts. Mr. and Mrs. Verlis Perry.] Department of the Southwest They live in M0ran City La., Mississippi Development District and came here because of the would soon begin a comp,rehen high water there. uive study of the needs of the Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hunter Town of Centrevillc, present and of Natchez and Mrs. Sallie Cavin potential. Following completion went to Baton Rouge Sunday to of this study applications for visit Mr. and Mrs. Clarence funds w, culd be executed by the Cavln and boys and to Zachary, Town of Centreville. La.. to see Mr. and Mrs. Jack Then came on by be heard Cavin and boys. Mrs. Cavin is Mr. Luther Williams. spokesman In the hospital undergoing sur- for a delegation of Amite Court- gery. We wish her a quick and complete recovery. A Card Of Thanks I wish to take this oppo,rtu- nity to thank those who visited and those who sent flowers and cards to me while I was in the We will meet you one great morning In that home where Joy shall last. His lamily ty residents of the Town of Centreville. Mr. Williams pre- sented Mr. Larry Clark. Engi- neering Consultant for Amite County, and pledged to perforn all activities .permitted by .the state and county, to improve hospital. Special thanks go to Howard Street and Lovers Lane [Dr. Catchings of Woodville and in Amite County. I all the staff of Field Memorial Alderman Rollins moved. Al-$Hospital. I shall always be derman Bell seconded that Mr. grateful to each of you.--Walter Larry Clark conduct a survey Cavin. CARD OF THANKS I wish to thank my friends, both white and colored, for helping me in our Church Drive on Stmday, April 30.- Wallace Reed. Natchez Stockyards Jerard Allen, Manager Ph. 442-0271 Natchez, Miss. SALE EVERY THURSDAY TOP PRICES FOR YOUR CATTLE and prepare estimates far bids on the ollowing: (i) Howard Street from and Including +the Intersection with Laurel Street o the Amlte County line and City Limit. (2) Loers Lane from Howard :C.00TCI-iINGS Insunee Agency Phone 888-4591 4P. O. Box 32 W:o0dville, Miss P/O Mttl" Insurance Agency AND HOGS For Local Trucking Call, KIRK FORD, 888-4595,.Woodville Phone 352-88i5 Jackson, Miss, Fire . Aufemobile Life - Bonds J'r, Within a l Blocks, 00t'ou, Can Get IT ALL on Highway 24, Centreville Virginia Lynn's Squire Shop Sears Otasco Tasty Freeze Drive Inn Wagon Wheel Drive Inn McCray's Shell Service Station Smiley & Stutzma General Mdse.: Jim Reeves Mobile Homes, S & S Auto Sale Parkmeadow Laundramat Parkmeadow Cleaners Mr. Paul's Parkmeadow Centreville