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) i!,; Page 4" Only now, almost eight months I Figuring in the Byzanine in- after the much-discussed visit j trigue was Fred LaRue. a for- of Vice President Spiro Agnew mer Jackson oil operator and to MissisSippi, are the facts Republican national committee- about what really happened man who appropriated a post- coming Lo light. Lion as Mitchell&apos;s aide and Agnew. as readers wiil recall, served as a link between Sena- came to he state to campaign tot Eastland's office and the for three Republican candidates Nlxon campaign committee. ] for the U. 'S. House of Repro- LaRue's role as a conduit sentatives. Pointedly ignored at between Eas'tland and John the rally in Jackson was Gil CarmichaeI of Meridian. a GOP newcomer to state politics, who was challenging Senator James O. Eastland for his seat. It, is the fallout from the J .Watergate affair that, has made Republican was sUSpECt. it possible for the full story to Thus, there is a question about be reported, who really came out ahead in' Republican leadErS ]n the the encounter. Two of the Re- state resented tile sequence of publican candidates for the events at the time. More than House of Rep,resEntatives were that. Vice President Agnew wa's elected. not happy with the role he And, Reed and Mounter, played. In fact. in a private meeting with Carmichael, he working in tandem, managed to profusely apologized for the get Oov. Bill Waller vetoed as fact that lie was under orders chairman of tl]e Committee to to ignore the Republican can -Re-elect the President in Mis- didate who was opposing the sissippi an Eastland sugges- tion) in favor of Jesse Brent of The Woodvilte Republican, W6odville, Misslssiooi Mitchell was a source of irrita-, Main Street in Fort Adams looked like this last Thursday after- tion to Reed. especially in view noon as the record flood waters of the Mighty Mississippi began of the fact thai, some Republi- to fall. Reading on the Natchez gauge Tuesday was 54.5 feet, down can grandees in the state re- slightly more than two feet from the 56.7 crest recorded on May garded LaRue as a political 18th. The National Weather Service forecast daily falls of from opportunist whose ideology as a .6 to .9 feet per day for the next few days. Democratic President Pro Tern Gt'eenville a close friend of of the U. S. Senate. Those orders came directly Eastland. but also a old,SO friend I from former Attorney General of Clarke Reed. John Mitchell. He is already Ironically, GOP pollworkers under indLctment in connection later contended that Guy. WaF with alleged influence-peddling ler voted for the McGovern in a case involving the Securi- electors, a conclusion they claim' ties Exchaqge Commission. to have arrived at by the post- The new $150,000 bridge over Buffalo River west of Fort Adams In addition, his name con- I Lion of the punchouts on the is located below the vehicles shown above, which havebeen parked tinues to surface daily in testi- Governor's ballot under the new on the span since being caugh there by rising waters, l'he SupEr- nony about the Watergate case. voting system i.n the City of structure of the old iron bridge is in the backgroun L. The new Initially, the Committee to Jackson. bridge has been under water for several weeks, and as evidenced Re-elect the President ,had ve- In the windup, Carmichael by the above scene it will be some time before final work on Lhe toed Agnew's visit to Mississippi. surprised the GOP leadership, Nation's Oldest 'Tree Farm Perkinston Junior College in Stone County is the site of the nati,cn',s oldest, tree: farm. The first pine seedling rmrsery was started at the In 1885 and started distributing trees in the area. span can be completed. But in a pointed facedown caught as they were in the bind State GOP Chairman Clarke between Eastland and John Reed and Republican fund- Mitchell. He polled about 40 race and the WaLerga;e affair raiser Billy Mounger got that percent of the vote from an have contributed to a willing- decision reversed, with the stip- underdog position, against one ness on the part of stae Re- ulation that Agnew could .cam-.of the shrewdest and most pow- publican leaders to discuss the paLgn for. the congressional erful political figures Missis- Agnew visit now. After all, plac- candidates, but not for Car- sippi has produced in modern ing the blame on Nixon aides michael who was opposing East- times. !already discredited is, in the land. No doubt, the outcome of that present climate, not bad 'politics. ?Otltt ?00tt? O H & R FORD, Inc. Woodville, Miss. - IIIII I I I I I I'S,. ID,00DII00II00IIIlA00,]I AND INFLATED SERVICE CHARGES, ETC. II I I I .. Q00lllltlql]t00-lq[ellTn[e, reltD0000,00l,,n))  who, being in your corner, will endeavor to ,.: stand forward in manly combat against the foes (yours and his) of sensible economy! I I His weapons in these combats are: Fine Ford Automobiles! Sold for very Fair Amounts, Easily Accomplished Financing, High Trade-in Values and Excellent Service, accomplished by his Ford Kactory-trained Mechanics[!! TOI00/LY River Port At Fort Adams Could Restore Town To Former Size PINE HILLS DYB GAMES It Friday, May 25 I Gloster 5 , Crosby. 4 WP Randy Seal. LP Keith by Bill Catchings, Jr. ' Smith At one time the little town Liberty 12 Woodville 2 of Fort Adams was a booming WP Dale Caston. LP Eric river part on the western edge Skinner of Wilkinson County. River Monday, May 28 steamers stopped there to take Centreville 8 on wood. passengers, and cargo. Gloster 9 II 121 Friday, June 1, 1973 BABE RUTH BASEBALL R ll E SO BB May 25 8 Woodvillc 9 7 3 4 10 7 Clinton 5 5 2 6 8 I WP Geter. LP Williams May 26 8 Woodville 13 10 2 - - 2 Clinton 2 4 6 4 2 i WP McCarty, LP Miller May 28 ;Woodville 14 9 0 9 6 6 SaiLs (A) 10 5 6 12 2 WP Geter. LP Morgan Many years before the War WP Bob HyEr. LP Terry Mann: I ................... BEtween the States. the mighl, y HR Run Ivy, Bob Hyer [COTTONSEED OIL AND GIN Mississippi changed course, leav- Crosby 15 101 A Mississippian. John Ross, In ing the little lown more than Woodville 4 3 180/ made t.h[) first sugges, ti0Tl a mile from ttae river. Wi.tlaout, WP Sammy Lanehart. LP Carl bhat vahtablo, oil could be the ,river the community has turned into a near ghost town.] RecEnt flooding has covered the I main street and until the waters recede has put an end to much Liberty of the business in the town. Crosby Gloster It may be hard for some peo- ple to visualize the town of Fort Adams as one of the main pos- sible areas for growth in Wil- kinson Cmmty. but it is exactly that. Plans have already been drawn up for a new par o be located near Fort Adams. Al- ready in existence is a Wilkin- son, County Port Commission with a treasury containing abrupt $250,030. ,Before the projected plans are completed, the project may well cost over ten million dollars, officials Estimate. The Mississippi River is .at present deep enough as far north as the Highway 190 bridge at Baton Rouge to handle ocean- going ships. Part of a ,plan that has now been authorized for study would involve deepening the river north of Baton Roug'e. Should the river be deepened as far as NatchEZ. it would mean a great deal to the economm s,ituation of the area between] Baton Rouge ,and Natchez. The [ problem ties in the fact that the authorized study has n:ct been funded, and it is not included in the 1974 federal fiscal year budget. Of course, to snake Fort Adams a port again will require a great deal more ,than just deepening the Mississippi River. The mouth of the Buffalo River, ,and the river itself, will have ,to be deepened and wid- ened as far as the Buffalo Rive,r Bridge. The dredgings from the development of this waterway ,is inSended for use in building up a ,strip of land on the Fort ,dams side of Buffalo so that future flooding will not endan- ger' industrial development of the area. This strip, roughly, will extend from 'the road which connects the Buffalo Bridge with Fort Adams down to the m,cuth of Buffalo River. This project is presently part of ,a report UndEr revmw by the SEcretary of the Army. If and when this projec,t re- ceives the necessary funding, the economic ,possibilities for Wilkinson County and a good portion of southwest Mississippi are excellen.t. It may indeed prcvide the long-needed stimulus to the economy of the whole', area. Ray Cavin League Standings W L 8 0 6 3 5 4 Centreville 3 6 Woodville 0 9 pressed rom cotton seed. 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