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,..< ,.',[ Volume 148 Oldest Paper In Mississippi Woodville, Mississippi 39669 Friday, May 11, 1973 POLITICAL Robt. E. Rushing, 'Ramblers Win One LO lis00'00S ANNOUNCEMENTS Crosby Postmaster, On State Title; iCd A.L. 'Butc.h" Reese this week Dies In Accident formally announced his candi-I dacy f:cr the office of Mayor of Robert Earl Rushing, long- Play Here Sat. ! the Town of Cen.treville in the by L i ;ime Crosby postmaster, died of June 5 general election. His njuries received in a highway The Wilkinson County Ctris- CW S . o statement to the voters follows: tecident about 5 p.m. Tuesday. i"To the Voters of Celtreville: Rushing was critically injtred tian Academy Rambler baseball .. :a::t-t:t::-:m- "Through this medium I wish n a two-car collision ,]ear Coles nine downed Humphreys Acad- emy of Belzcni 2-0 thare Tues- to ,announce my candidacy far nvolving his vehicle .and a car day afternoon to go one up m :. .... ofWeAgriculturente frOmbulletina Departmentthat the I t.he office of Mayor of the o.wn being driven by Franklin Nichols the three-game series for the P, ostal Service has now been,Of Centreville. of Croaby. He was treated at state champion,ship of Class authorized to sell food stamps ".Although not a lifetime res- Field Hospital in Centreville AAA. Academy Conference. "in an effo,rt to provide con- ident of Centreville, I was born and died en route to a Baton Tile second game of the series venien,t service to food stamp in Amite County, jUst outside of Rouge hospital, is scheduled for Van Eaton recipients.,, Although we were Centreville. and returned a few Mrs. Hattie Smith. a passenger Park here at 2 p.m. Saturday. Under 'the impression that the years ago to make Centreville in the Nichols car, was on he,r If a third game is needed, it Postal service had its hands my permanent ,home. Prior to way to Field Hospital at the will be played on the Chain- rather ,full with the delivery of returning to Centreville I had time of ,the accident to see her berlain Hunt diamond in Port raall, we must admit that this the position of Assistart Super- son. Kenneth, ,who had died en Gibson cn Thursday afternoon. 'llew innovation will add to the visor of Rentals and. Records cute to the hospital from gun- May 17. at 2:30 p.m. COnvenience of certain patrons, for Forest Oil Corporation in shot wounds received earlier To make their service really San Antonio, Texas. Prior to that day. The Ramblexs' ace hurler Donald Enis s hu out the Hum- complete, however, we would that positlon I was a Contracts Rushing, a native of Centre- phreys nin,e on only 2 hits and SUggest that the powers-that- Analyst with Union Texas Pc- ville, had been postmaster a,t helped his cause considerably be conside adding a check- troleum in Houston Texas. I am Crosby for the past 33 years. ca'shlng service at all postoffices presently a Notary Public of He was a veteran of World Wa with 2 hits and 2 RBIs. Jeff I 0 that recipients of welfare Wilkinson County and am one II, a deacon m the Baptist Brown led the WCCA ba,tters checks would not suffer the of two licensed. Real Estate Church. a a Past Grand Master with 3 hits, while Shannon Day ce of having to visit Brokers in Wilkinson County. of the Oloster Masonic Lodge. safeties.added the other. 2 Ramblerjl bank to cash their checks "I realize that the position for Funeral services were to be WCCA scored th'eir first run purchasing food stamps, which I am a candidate will held on Thursday at 2 p.m. from in the .top of the tlaird inning SUch 'an innovation would then require knowledge in adminis-!the Crosby Baptist Church with on a walk to Brown, a sacrifice, the laostoffice a real "one tiative, accounting and legall the Rev. D, onald O'Quin offici- and a hit by Enis. Their other center for welfare clients, matters. I have twelve (12) years sting. Interment was to be in run in the fifth frame featured experience in handling such Roseland Cemetery in Gloster the same combination, B,ovn" matters and feel that I am with Brown Funeral Home in reaching base on a hit and CORRECTION [ amply qualified to ,fulfill ,any charge, scoring on a hit by Enis. In the lis of candidatas for requirements made of me by the Survivors include his wife. Enis went the distance for aember of the Boatrd of Alder- i,posi,tion of Mayor of the Town Mrs. Mildred Rushing, Crosby; the winn.ers, giving up 2 hits, en of the Tvn of Centreville of Centreville. three daughters. Misses Lynn striking out 10 and walking 7. in our last week's "In the past few years, while Rushing of Columbus, Mary Loser Randy Kilpatrick .gave up we erroneously listed the in business with my father, I Rushing of Tylertown. and Re- 7 hits. fanned 6. and walked 5. 0f James Templeton when h,ave had the opportunity o berta N. Rushing of Crosby; one The Ramblers were charged correct name should have meet ,and talk with virtually all sistex, Miss Mamie Rushing of with 2 errons and their op- John C. Templeton. Our of 'the people of Centreville and Centreville; and two bothers, ponents none. :: 'aPologies for the error, the surrounding aces. They have Willie L. Rushing of Centreville discussed with me the problems and Ralph H. Rushing of Pop- before us which m,ust be ,over- larville. y Youth Held come to make Centreville the Flood Information ideal community in which to h Shooting Death live and raise our children. I Turkey Harvest Meeting Set May 17 believe that with the help of &n .,,.,a  ...... i] is'you, the voters we will together Shows Big Drop bein hla , th wu t Ibe able to make Centrevl. e ch _ , ..... b_ w._k.nson. n%y jail ,pending investiga- a ,community. A total of 22 ,gobblers was 'rn by the Sheriff's depart-  With ,the help of each of your bagged in Wilkinson County aeat into the .shooting death Itndividual votes, I hope. to have durlnrg the 32 dajas of the 1973 a 14-year-old Crosby youth 'the opportunity to work with open seasons, according to a afternoon, you, and the Board of Aldermen report just released by Game Warden tester Smith. The 1973 Ienn.eth Dean Smith was shot to be elected June 5th, in mak- he chest .wi[h a 12 gauge ing our community one of he otal showed a marked drop Established In 1824 Number 49 C'ville. Academy Sets Graduation Monday Baccalauxeate s e r v i c e s .for for Centreville Academy will '.be held in the school gymnatorium on Sunday evening, May 13 at 7:30. The Roy. Donald O'Quin will bring the message. Twenty-five members of the Class of 1973 of Centreville Academy will receive their high school diplomas n Monday night, May 14, in graduation exercises set to begin at 7:30 p.m. in the gy,mntori,um. Dr. Fhilip McCarty, .professor of Bible at Mississippi College, will be the featured, speaker. A ha- WCCA Graduation }Johnson, Lewis In Tuesday Night [Runoff For Mayor; I Graduation exercises in the12 Aldermen Win new Wilkinson County Christian Academy gymnasium next Tues- day night, May 15. for the Class Charles E. Johnson young black teacher, led the irst pri- of 1973 will mark the first public mary voting for the office of use of this handsome Iacllity Mayor of the Town of Woodville which is fast nearing comple-Ilin Tuesday's Democratic pri- tion. mary. He will face incumben The exercises will begin a,t Mayor Marvin N. Lewis in the 8 p.m and will feature a stu- runoff next Tuesday, May 15. dent participation program built Some 678 of the town's 774 tog- around the theme "A Higt;istered votes visited the polls So,heel Diploma." Twenty-eight ,!in Tuesday s balloting. members of the Senior Class are I Johnson polled 241 votes to slated to receive heir diplomas ] lead the ticket, followed by that evening. Lewis witl 213 and Robert F. tire of Crosby, Dr. McCarty is Baccalaureate services for the Catchings with 163 votes. The a noted educator, having twice WCCA Class of 1973 will be held winner of the Democratic hem- received the Distinguished Pro- al the Woodvllle Baptist Chuxch ination next Tuesday will f.ace fessor Award ,at, Mississippi Col- on Sunday evening, May 13. at George Oonda, independent c,an- lege, and is curren, tly listed in 8 p.m. with Bro. Bernard Waites dida.t.e, in the June 5 general Outstanding Educatars of Amer- scheduled to give the sermon, election. ica. Wednesday, Thursday and In the 1.1-candidate 'ace for Valedictorian Friday of this week are exam four seats on the Woodville days at WCCA. with school board of aldermen, two new- scheduled to let out on each of comers to the political scene ,the latter two days at 12 noon. received majorities in Tuesday's Buses will run on Thursday and ',12rima,ry and were declared the Friday at 12:05 p.m. IDemocra,t, ic nominees. They are Next Monday students will re-ITony Flaccomio with 293 routes port as usual at 8:30 a.m. to and Gary D'Aquilla with 288 turn in textbooks, and lhey will I votes'. A total of 276 votes was be released at 1,0:30 a.m.. at required for a majority in this which ,time buses will leave race. scho.ol. The four candidates with the Tuesday will be the final day[next high vote totals will entre: of the 1972-73 term. with the [the runoff for the two remain- period from 8:30 to 9 am. slate2 ing seas on the board. They for collection of book fines and include Ron Senko, 262; Hubert( from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. for issu- B. Curry, 259; Joe M. Best, 198; ance of report cards. Buses will and John J. Monroe, 171. run at 10:05 on Tuesday. The remaining five candidates Valedictorian in the race for aldermen re- John Dudley Anderson. son of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Anderson of Centrevllle, is valedictorian of the Ccn,trevilh, h,'adcmy senior oun,ty Agent Joln Dale, class. Dti,rln,g his Lunior and WtlklnsntSencwl years he was chosen an  chair,man of the County Agricul, tural Workerxl Outstanding Teenager .of Amer- Coordinating Co u n c il, an- ] ica. He ls presiden,t of the sen- there liOr class, of the Student Coun- nounced this week that oil. and of the Beta Club, and will be a general infrmatin'is business man,ager of the an- meeting for farmers who have nual staff. He is a .four-year suffered losses from flash flo, od- letter man in baseball, having [ceived the following vote: Tam Bryan, 151; Mrs. Celes,te Cane. 166; Jimmie Simpson Harris, Sr., 155: Louis M. Netterville, 91; and Charlie Reed. 166, Incumbent Marshal Fred C. McCarsth., soundly defeated his lone opponent; receiving 4q0 votes to 168 for Tom Russ. Elected members of the Mu- nicipal Democratic Executive Committee were Mary M. Mc- Gehee. 502: Richard Flaccomio, Jr., 476; Willard M. Fergus0n, 475: Joe C. Locke, 442: A. W. Treppendahl, 43D; and Elizabeth barrel .shotgun. The occurred .at .the rest- as job opportunities, schools, of Anthony Wesco in s, treets, ho)sing and law on- late Tuesday aftern.oon, forcement. I sincerely reques was taken to F.leld Me- your support in the forthcoming Hospital in Centrewlle, .election." was dead, on arrival. Sincerely, In other local law enforce- news. on May 2 Sheriff's took into custody James Jr., in connection with theft of several blank checks Buffalo Woods, Inc. Owens alleged to have cashed ope the checks, which had been He is ,also being held COnnection wi,th suspicion of of Treppendahl's De- t Store. Ir on.nection with the strong- of the late Lenord officexs aid, Richard Jr.. will be given a pre- hearing before Justice Peace Myrtle Wlsner r afternoon. Iood Crest At Natchez i00Now 00orecast May 13 't best in areas of mtters s,uch from the record high of 304 ing and flooding from the Mis- ,gobblers killed in 1972 with in- siss,ippi River. clement weather hindering the I The meeting will be held on hunting .dtrlng much of the[Thursday, May 17, at 9 a.m. in season. , the Woodville Neighborhood Fa- The 1972 total of 304 was a cility on Highway 24 West. Rep- recor high, followed 'by 255 resentatlves fxom government A. L. "Butch" Reese gobblers reported in 1971. In 1970 service and lending agencies will only 155 ,turkeys were bagged in' be present to discuss services I the county, according to figures anti loan.s available to flood on file at this newspaper, victims. SENKO THANKS VOTERS "I wish to thank each of you who gave favorable considera- tion to my candidacy for alder- man. and by virtue vf this me- dium I respectfully solicit your vote and' influence in order o assure he success of my can- didacy in the second Democratic Pximary," -- Ron Senko McCARSTLK THANKS VOTERS Fred McCars,tle today issued the following statement: "I  deeply appreciate the fine vote given me on Tuesday in re-electing me as your town marshal. I ,trust that I can con- tinue to. serve you in such a ,manner as to warrant your continued confidence and sup- National Weather Service at Shdell port" Fred McCarstle , ' , La., has revlsedl  ' -- -rest Predicon f, or the Mis-I -- P Pl River at Natchez, with lr:__ ^_ n ..... m g.t, es rlrg anl rig [u "  ,forecast setting a I Y Iraura flood stage of 56.7 Slated In Wilkinson on May 13th The Natchez! ' a;eadin,,g was 56,.3 feet on I Commissionex of Agriculture ms wee wm a ,,_ ,.._,. ,,, visited Wood,llle aim CP .......... ,,, ucr,..n,uo: for ; ::madeeeofI(h e on Wednesday n,igh,t of last t, Pro-'- - ..... . . . ' Iweek to balk to local agricultur.a -vmeu aaamonal neavy leaders about, a .fire ant eradl- In the Mississippi valley cation ,pogram. further boost the level The we00v00Weather , ata Rain Hi'. Lo. Uncle Petefrom Percy's Creek Says DEAR MISTER EDITOR: Military bases we don".t need is ,a .terrible waste in somebody else's district. Military bases in my district is necessary fer the strength of the local economy. That allus has .been the line of thinking for congressmen so it's easy to see how some of em come up on the short end last month. Not all them 200 and some bases erdered closed was somewhere else. The ellers at the country store Saturday night was mulling over this development, and it wa's general felt that for no more squawk than's been heard f, rom congressmen, you'd think ,them bases ought to of been shut down 20 year ago. Any congressman worth his free mailing permit can keep a pro- mer. Ed s,aid he wondered h,ow [this worked on natural gas. He had saw this tcm where we're buying natural gas and hauling it in a liquid all the ,way from Alge,rs. Ed said that s another way to skin a cat like the fellers was .talking about the other week, but he was wondering if i.t really means its costing us ao much here to find gas and git it to m, arket. Actual. broke in Bug Hookum what he was worried about was how the gas cutback will hurl, fa.,rmers and ranchers. If trains and trucks can't get fuel and if farmers can't get gas to run their grain d r y e rs and tractors, the whole coun..try will grind to a halt in short order, wa Bug's words. Its a pity, allowed Bug, then] Washington column write:rs don't cover our ject on its feet that longa, fter its dead, was Clem Webster's sessions. They'd git more horse words. Clem recollected a few sense in one Saturday night than they git from a hole years back when a Marine base in North Carolina wanted to lay session of congress. That comment got the ,fellers He advised .that the state will off 2,090 civilian workers thM debating what makes a man furish two .tracers and one were repairing equipment that pickup ruck for use in the had been declared obsolete. The go into .politics anyhow. Ed Doolittle said he'd been county in distribulng Mlrex, the district's congressman got on tudying em uP one side and poison now being used to con,- the stick and kept them folks trol fi,re ants. at work, said Olen, flggering down the other for 50 year and he had figgered out when a On Tuesday of this week the 2,00 v, otes is a powerful weapon feller talks to loud to be a coun'ty .board of supervisors' in war and peace. General speaking, Mister barber, talks' to soft o be a been named to the 1973 All Division Academy Conference team. and lettered one year each in football and basketball. He plans to attend Mississippi Col- lege and major in medicine. Salutatorian J. Hopson. 425. Losing candidates , in this race were La]ry J. John- e, on, ]83; and Mrs. Isabella Scott, 186. James E Wilkerson. Jr.. chairman of the municipal ex- Steven Ard..son of Mr. PhllliP!eeutive committee. ,announced Ard of St,. Francisville, is vale- that the following officials have dictorian for the Wilkinson Coun,ty Christian Academy Class of 1973. He i.s a member of the been appointed to serve at next Tuesday',s see.end primary: A-L. Mayor's Office: Leisa M. I Beta Club and Spanish Club, a]B,ates, Mary B. Scott, C. H. class officer for two years, co- ]Whittington, William Wells, and editor of botl] the WCCA year- Eft Henderson, bailiff. book and :tle school newspaper M-Z, H&R Ford: Ch,rles Rampage, was named Star Stu- Whetstone, Josie Lewis. Phayes dent. won the DAR American Carter. Mozelle Douglas, and History Award. and was voted Chas A Plitt, Jr., bailiff. by his classmates Most Likely Phillip Ray McKey. son of Mr. and rs. W. B. McKey of Oen- treville, is salutatorian of the Class of 1973. During his senior year he was chosen an Out- standing Teenager of America and an Outstanding A, thlete of ,America, He is a four-year l et- .terman in football, was named to the All South Academy Con- ference and All State teams his senim" year. and .h,as been awarded a foot'ball scholszship to Mississippi State University. He also lettered four years in basketball and three years in baseball. He ha been chosen most handsome and .most versa- tile by his schoolmates, Candidates for diplomas are: John Andenn, Sid Brian, Bob Caulfield, Kathy Gallent, Rob- to Succeed Most Studious and Most; Courteous in tle 1972-73 Who's Who elections. Salutatorian Miss LaVexne McGraw, daugh- ter of Sheriff and Mrs. H. B. McGraw of Woodville, is saluta- torian for the grad,acting class. Emergency Loans , To Aid Farmers Announced By FHA Mr. Jeptha F. Barbour. state director of the Farmers Home Administration, announced his week that Wilkinson is one of 37 Mississippi counties designated by the President as eligible to receive emergency loans due to losses, resulting from flooding conditions during the spring of 1973. Eligible farmers who have sustained loses and are unable to obtain credit elsewhere can obtain production loan, to finanee their actual needs with an interest rate of five percent with no forgiveness. Inadflition, loans for refinancing farm real estate debts a,re available under ce:tain conditions. Barbour stated. Anyone interested in such She is a member of the Beta loans should contact,the Couny Club. Spanish Club, I Supervio,r in ,his c,unty an: Y-Teens, file an application. &ppltca.tions and FHA, ,a cheerleade, co-edi- must be filed before June 19, tor of the school news,paper and ,also ,of the WCCA yearbook, and 11973. err Havard, Jean,nie Jackson, .67 79 55 .agreed ,to pay the ost of the Editor, the fellers agreed with salesman, walks to fast to 91o'w Bill James I, Bill James II, and ,to slow to carry the mail, Emmette Knig'htcn, Mike Mann, was winner of the 1972-73 Betty I _ ,94 75 56 Mrex, plus labor .nd fuel to Clem that it ain't ,allus easy to when he is to light for heavy Wayne McDaniel. Jeff Me- Crocker Homemaker Award. Howell. Gone Lofton, Renee 4 0 77 45 operate the spreading machines, see reason,lng behind things. work and to heavy for light t Jensen. LaVerne McGraw, Alice 5 0 79 49 At the .same time the board For Instant, Ed Doolittle was E Seniors sla,ted to receive their / Metz. Loretta Ponder, Carolyn lVay 6 .06 70 50 urged local ,fertilizer dealers talking about what all the w, zrk, he allus ends up in Danlels, Phillip. McKey, arl !kay 7 2.02 74 62 to com,bine Mlrex with all up- guve,nment agencies is calling politics. McNabb. Ann McNees, Debbie diplomas from WCCA next Tues- Roberi:son. David Smith, Willie The fellers didn't consider O'Dell, Ronnie Perkins. Debbie day night are: Steven Ard, I mi, lh, Richard Smlther, Jr., lVy 8 .16 82 63 plicaons of fertilizer ,to pas- the energy crisis. Ed said he what line of work Ed is suited Peele, Joe Rollins. Cheryl James Bailey, Renee Beclham, Gayle SpelI, Thomas Spillmn, leadlngs: Rainlall 1 p.m tures. ,allus thought that was when for. Shrimpf, Barbara SLmpson. Dudley Carter, Melinda Carter, Catherine Whetstmne, Clifford 5 D.m u're lazy to work but this Reggie Wesley Sterling, Debbie Cavin Justin courtesy of ,f flood is concerned t run,- Y' Donna and t,is ,