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h ] | i/&apos;i " Friday, May 18, 1973 Rosetta News The Rev. Clyc]e Arender, pastor of Rosetta United Methodist Church, invites everyone o at- tend the Homecoming on Sun- .day, May 20, with morning serv- ices :at 1] .=':lok. Revival serv- ices bcginn',ng on Monday will be held each evening at 7:30 o'clock. Miss Cathy Cassels will be the pianist with special music from other churches during the week. Mrs. Jack Greer of VidaNa. La.. and Mrs. Carey Berryhill of Natchez visited thei,r mother, Mrs. Bertha Stewart, Wednes- day. Miss Christy Brus's of Centre- rills visited Mrs. Phyllis Marie Breedlove Saturday and Sunday. Mrs. Mike McOraw and Laura, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Weatherly and children of Ridgecrest, La., Mr. and Mrs. E,d, ward Byrd and (Iharlo,tte. and Mr. and Mrs. David Sturdivant and son, David, visited their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tommie G. Sturdivant, on Mother's Day. Vial.ring their m, cther, Mrs. 'Louise Day, Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Ad,rian Day and chil- dren, Glynn ,and Marcy, of Natchez and Mr..and Mrs. Clyde Priest and children, Robbie. Melinda and Teresa, of St. Fr,'cisvi:lle. Mr. and Mrs. Laverne Pettit and Mrs. Clarence Netterville of Centrevllle, Mr. and Mrs. Carol Boles and daughter, Laurie Ann, e.f Baton Rouge, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Bea.ttie ,and children and hgr. and Mrs. John P. Floyd and daughter of Gloster and Mr. and Mrs. Gurvis Ashley visited their mother. Mrs. Geo,rge Greer, and Mr. Greer on Mother's Day. Mr. and Mrs. Tommie J. Klar honored their son. Tommie J., Jr. with a birthday party on the lawn of theist home. The children played games on ,the lawn and were given favors Af- ter the gifts were opened, a The Woody;lie RepubBcan, Woodville, Mlss;ssJppl Mars Hill News Mr. ,and Mrs. William Tyler and baby girl of Hagerstown, Maryland. are spending a while here with his parents, Mr. and birthday cake decorated with Mrs. ritz Tyler spun sugar roses and toy ani- Mr. and Mrs. Elvin Perry, Jr., mals and with one candle was I spent Mother's Day with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elvin. cut and served ice cream, l,Perry ,I Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. Mrs. Frankie Porter ,has e- turned .to her home in Mulberry, Eddy Murray, and Nelwyn and Olio. after a visit here wlth Rob. her sister, Mrs. Bob Keller. Mr. Walter Cavin entered a New Orleans hospital Thursday P Mrs. Bob Keller pent Mother s . ....  . _, and .had surgery on h,s eye Fn- uay win nor son-in-taw and ..... .day. Mr'. Cawn is with him, daughter, Mr. and. Mrs. James. At/ last ,repor, t he is doing as R.ivingst.on, in crosDy. I well as can, be expected. We wish Mr..and Mrs. Mitchell PerrY lhi m a speedy and complete re'- and daughters, Pride and Me-lcovery" llnda, attended a birthday pa*rty I Mr.,and Mrs. Tom Perry have for her mother, Mrs. BarneY t moved their trailer house here Metcalfe, 'in Centreville Wednes-15ro m Morgan City, La.' We wel- day afternoon. ,'come them to our communi`ty. Mr. and Mrs. Rbbert Craig-: Guests of Mr. and Mrs. H. E. .head and children, Rex, Bobby smith for Mother's Day were Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Smith and son of Zachary, La. Mr. Bbbby Johnson and .Miss Sherry cavin of Baton Rouge were married Saturday evening at home. 'Sherry is ,the daugh- ter of Mr: and Mrs. C. W. Cavin and Bobby's parents ,are Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Johnson of Perry- town. Guests of Mrs. Emma Bryan and Darlene. 6f Monroe, La., and Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Tin- sley and daughter. Kimberly Dawn. of Clarksdale, visited their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Mathis. on Mother's Day. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Rymer of Centreville and Mr. and Mrs. William Rymer and. children, Jeff, Todd and Lisa, of Natchez visited their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Ry,mer, on Mother's on Sunday': were Mr. and Mrs. Day. Fred Holden. and' their .daughter Mrs. E. J. Welsh of Baton and family, all of Baton Rouge.. Rouge and Mr. and .Mrs. James MrS. Sallie Gavin spent Sun- Livingston of Hammond, La., visited Mrs. Bob Keller Satur- fom Wednesday until Sunday. day. Mrs. Lloyd Furman, Jr., and Mrs. Bernie S,wltzer .and son, April visited Mr. and Mrs.Sonny Dougl, as, of Pasadena, Texas, Brown, ,1Yr. and Mrs, R.ic.hard visited her grandfather and Murray, and Mr. and Mrs. Don- paren.ts, Mr. R. V. Furman and lal,d Geter In Baton Rouge Mort- Mr. and Mrs. Iverson Murray,] day. It happens to too many Mississipp young people.., they grow up here, then after theyre through school, they leave the state to look for their opportunities. Your Electric Power As- sociation is helping to do soi-nething about it-- by providing electdc power for new opportu- nities, and economic growth. The Electric Power Associations have been a vital part of Mississippi s growth for over thirty years, bring- ing Jndustry to rural areas. We want o help Mississippians live here, and live better. SOUTHWEST ELECTRIC EAGLE SCOUTS  Brent L. Hays and Gregory C. Hays, son,s of Mr. and Mrs. John. L. Hays of Baker, La.. and grandsons of Mrs. Mary L Hays of Woodville. were inducted as E'agle Sc:uts on Tuesday night of ,this week in a Court of Honor held by Boy Scout Troop 25 of Baker. d,ay in Natchez wih her son- in-law and daughter,. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Huntr,and Larry and Stacy. Woodville CIVIC CLUB News New Depository Told For Old Newspapers Old newspapers which are be- ing saved 'by local residents for WCCA may now be left ab the old railroad depot on D epo Street. it was announced tl]Js week by Nelson Jensen, presi- dent of ,the Rambler Booster Club, which now sponsors the project. The old papers ace hauled o Natohez where they are sold for recy'eling, with the proceeds go- ing to the B,ooster Club to sup- port their school projects. The old building ,at Woodville Feed Company,-. formerly used Poge 5 for , n2U;SCUlTI. We owe an enormous debt of o:ratitude to Mrs. D. . Branna'n for her concern and desire to see this historic edifice belong o all lhe citizens of W.odv.ille and Wilkinson County, for her integrity in preserwng the struc- ture through the years she has owned it and for a.cccpting the Civic Club's offer ..go purchase it and m.aking it possible for the club to make the acquisition. Thank you, Mrs. Brannan. General Meeting May 24 Thursday 7:30 PM ,Because the general meeting which was to have been held in late April was "rained out" a meeting has been called a 7:30 in the Health Center on Thursday, May 24. Of utmost impc,rtance are the .dccs.ions to be voted on con- cerning ,the 1974 Pilgrimage. A. a proposal .to schedule the Pilgrimage in April to avoid the bad weather which marred the first two years. B. a proposal to extend the Pi]grDrage by one day making it a Thursday-Friday-Sturday- Sunday event. C. l,ropose'd dates are April I8, 19, 20 .and 21. D. proposal to .hold the art show on a different weekend so as both no to divert attendance from the Pilgrimage and a ls.o to allow the many individuals involved in the Pilgrimage .to attend the art show. Also o be voted on are =the appointmenhs for 1973-1974 of the Tollowing: Membership Di- the Pilgrima,gc cities will meet i 0 I to aid each other ince its inception a year and] rect':r' Pilgrimage Director, Art Show Chairman. Music Festival a 1]t!f a?:o the Civic Club haS.Director. Public Plantings Cha, i:- had a,s its primary goal the reservation of historic Wood_,nan, Christmas Parade Chair- , man, and Special Events Di- rills. A m.ajzr step has been rector. The latter will be in taken with tte acquisition of charge of the Hospitality House, the Railroad Office the CI]ristmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, the annual Miss Hos- pitali'ty and Bus Once the appointmehts' are confirmed by the general vote they will appoint workers of their chalice. Each arch director will h.andle h or her own publicity. All members and homeowners a,re urged to attend. July Music Festival Arrangements were made ttis week to have tt,e concert ,in July in the Woodvilte Bap`tlst Church. We extend our hanks o Rev. O. B. Beverly and the members of ,the church f,or this gesture. James Dick, the internation- ally known pianist, will perform. " Supported by the James Dick Foundation, he is coming to Woodville and having his con- court at no charge to the club and admism.ion will be free. Miss Hospitality A ,committee comprised of ::: Mrs. Frances Townsend, Mrs, , Marshall Treppendahl and Miss " Mary McGehee has been ,ap- pointed by ,Mrs. Iay Farrar, the Civic Club presidert, o select our new Miss Hospi=tality. The young lady selected will  be an- I nounced before June lot, the : 'stact of Hospitality Month in ,the stae. A ceremony will be held on June lot at our own Hospitality H0use on, the high, way with the unveiling of the new tourist inormatlon map which will be erected adjacen o the building. n,o.mic well being of all its peG- :" ,ple and it can be done throttgh ,tourism. ThroUgh tourism we ,can, preserve ur history and our heritage. This ws the .ville Pilgrim,age were d,iscussed oral ,theme. and the various reactions will Governor Waller Is,t ln2::::::,!: be presented at the next gen- expressing concern. He aaia:i:(:i,!'! eral meeting of the Civic Club. expressed .to ,the Woodville rep-:::i!!i!, Mississippi a n d Wilkinson resentatives his appreciation for ;i}!i County can only gain by tou- his visit during the Pllgrimar !ii!i ism. In .the words of Paul 0ook, and reconfirmed ple,d o ........ Executive Director ,of the South- help this amea with i,ts plains. ern Travel Directors Council.!' J'ust let me know what I ca. "If we truly believe we have =the. do." Waller said. . ,best land for vacationing and Many reports .were .receiv work collec.tively to pro'note it about ,how very much Mrs. l we can have the best .... not Wller on.joyed her vist. .to ,ne only .in the coun,ry but in the!home on tour and =the art show land ,the irest0ration of Roe- :c:i :. Innt. " , ,::? Woodville 'is proudly doing its ' share but let's contin,ue  grow :.i;?.il): and improve and emphasi.e ,tha (!)))i  we can, live up to our reputatiol: ',12.i; as ,the town selected as the mos;; '2i',! typloal of the ante-bell:uva"" ,,". "' ,y'@ I South vl preserving Its cultu ....,,. , t  " and traditions. We know it bu, .... :"' 9 does ever:one else? ......... , <i!I . . : %:!I! " J:'N, % laS a .gathering]point, has been and the stat;e's A & I Board in, defioJlsh - ....... I better promoting the Pilgrim- I MEETING ON TOURISM (Continued from Page 1) of fact, it s well behind every one of .the Southern states. What can be .done? Many ex- citing plans were revealed, like the ,compleion of the Natchez Trace and the full development of adjacent park areas and tour- ist services. The Gulf Coast will develop as a o.nventlon center. Governor Waller stressed his de.ire .to 'see a major attraction, in the Disnery World - Disney Land - Six Flas tradition, built, accessible to Intcrsta.te 20 and 59. He has been the ,l;arget of criMcism for his "VCaller-World" dream but the 209 vitally inter- ested listeners loudly applauded his zest and enthusiasm and spirit. Mississ.i,ppi can get its share. T, curism i a way of bringing new dollars into the state's sconce,my without depleting any of its resources. Well-developed, it can be a limitless and de- si,ra.ble industry. Woodville was represented at the conference by Mrs. Rfi.y Farrar and Mr. Ernesto Caldeira. Mrs. Farrar reported tha what articu]arly impressed her wa,s one poin`t stressed by many of She experts: that everyone must work toward promoting bourism, ,that advertising and publici`ty can get touris'ts to .Mississippi, .but once they ,are here i`t is up to ,each M,ississipplan ,to treat ,them as ,guests, not just .at Pilgrimage time but wlen I they stop ,for gas' or  .meat or I I" overnigh,t., We mlst tell them I ] what we have here, amd why,,I,, and wha,t `they ought to see, II and what they cain d,o,..., why Mississippi should be their des-]1 %intion poim`t. Appointed  the Southwest Totrist Council, Mrs. Farrar will work with repre.sen`tatives from a twelve county area in Sou,bh- west Mississippi, in the state's five council plan for local our- ist councils. The councils are in the form,afire stages but ppear ,to be a .workable answer to the diversified nature of hrlaissilPi. Various worlshops were held during,, h.e second ay of the conference. Caldeira ook part ! in%he Pilgrirage workshop. 'I-Ie i reported tha ,the vost irapor- tn,t result of the temoo session was .e state Pilg',a ;e .N . world." 'S!hoot for the ,moon was Per, ry Na.t, ion's `theme. He is the dynamic director of Travel and Tourtsm for the A & I Board. He reveMed tha.t by Feb- ruary 1974 two of the new state ,b.oso,tnlity centers will be In .oDerstion They will be part of the 11 state 'network of visitor WE NEED MEN IN THIS AREA. Train to buy cattle, sheep and hogs. We will train qualified men with some live.stock experience. For local interview, write today including complete background, address, and phone number, WESTERN MEAT PACKERS TRAINING, INC. informa.tion centers which laa.t year reg.istred 3,4 million vis- itors. By 1975 seven will ,be in operation. The conference had i,ts light moments, too. Caleb Pirtle. III. Travel Fditor of'"Southern Liv- ing" and one o,f ,the many en- tertan]n ..eakers, poin,ted out that with Genesis G,od 4rearted the tourist industry; that vi,th Ada,m and Eve He created the firs, t tourists: tha, t with he Garden, of Eden He created ,the first vacation 1,and: that the first ,tourist attvac,tion was a snake pit n.d the .first event an Apple Bl,ossom Festival. We have Missi'ssippi ,and all its bmmtiful ntural cesources; i`t ts Up tO each on.e of us to h,ave prlde in our state and our town We can increase =the eco- I ii I I I i'1 Natchez Stockyards Jerard Allen, Manager Ph. 442-0271 Natchez, Miss. SALE EVERY THURSDAY TOP PRICES FOR YOUR CATTLE AND HOGS For Local Trucking Call