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The WoodWIle Republlcan, Woodville, Mississippi Friday, lung. 8. 1973 Published every Friday by The Woodvllle Republican, Box 696, Woodvll]e, Miss. 39669 ':M ..tuc' wy i'eaC'k'm ag" " .iTjRo 'InLE :   Iohn S. I,ewis, Owner & Editor s host- hostesse's for a tea given at the lubscription Rates: One year, historic Jefferson Davis home ess for the June meeting of the 41H}: 6 mos., $2.25; 3 rodS., in Woodvflie Sunday. Tea girls United Methodist Mehind Circle ;1.5. Payable tn advance, for .the occasion included Misses at her residence on Tuesday, Ellen and Penny Caulfield of June 5, beginning at 9:30. Second Class posi:ffe paid at Centreville and Misses Becky In the alsence of the presi- Wndville. Miss. 39669. and Jody Duck of Liberty. dent. Mrs. Nannie Ash. the vice- Mr. and Mrs. T. C. "Baby" president. Mrs. C. M Parkhurst, James and two sons, Scotty and presided. Mrs. Amanda Owens, L E TT E R S Drrin, are vacationing in Circle chairman, presented the Florida. During their stay they prodam "Who N e e d s the To The Editor win visit Disney Wo,rld and will Church?" with excerpts from be guests in the home of his Billy Graham's writings. Mrs. Woodville, Mississippi brother and sister-in-law, Mr. E. W. Wright gave the devo- June 6. 1973 and Mrs. W. O. James, and fam- tional from The Upper Room, Dear John, ily. entitled "Lifted from Above." With an e_%imated 120 million CBS Television viewers having Guests. in the home of Mr. and Others participating on-the pro- Mrs. Wexler White last week in- geam included Mrs. Harry Ash. een the 2//2 minute spot on cluded ,their daughter, Miss Pc- During the social period, Mrs. Woodville and the Davis reunion, trlcia White. of ,Atlanta Go.. Vaughan assisted by her sister, I find myself, as I a,m sure does everyone involved, pleased and their brother and sister-in- Mrs. C. E. Blalock. served a law. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond tempting brunch to the nine ,beyond belief. White, of Biloxi. members attending. One hundred .and twenty, Mrs. Irma Hollingsworth and million may have seen Wood- Mrs. Harris Jones vi,sited friends VAN CLEAVE MEMORIAL ville on TV but one hundred in Baton Rouge Sunday. and seventy five visitors experi- I LIBRARY NEWS enced Wooflville first hand last Mrs. Nannie Ash spent last The Summer Reading Club at weekend and they will long/week in Pa,scagoula having gone remember their experience, i down to stay with her geand- Kevin Poole Van Cleave Memo- The succass of the reunion, I children while the! parents, rim Library is in full swing. ,the extraordinary receptionlthe Rev. and Mrs. John L. Ash. If you are a student from the given ,the news media, the de- III, attended United Methodist first through ixth grades, come scendants and visitors, and the Conferehce in Jackson in and join. You'll be glad you Dr. and Mrs. R. J. Field, Jr., did. magnificent cooperation of so many s a phenomena that could visited in the home of Mrs. Story Hour for pro-school .have happened nowhere else but .Edgar Raynor ,and daughter, children begins on Friday, June Sue, in Meigold and with Dr. 15th, from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. Woodville. and Mrs. Davis Field in Tupelo Mothers. bring you:r children in We are particularly geateful last week for a morning of fun. to the individuals who worked through the Home Demonstra-] Mrs. L. M. Parnell and Mrs. ion Club. St. Paul's Episcopal! Harris Jones attended the wed- DAVIS FAMILY REUNION Church, the Woodville Civic ding of ,the formrer's grand- Club. the Jaycees, and United' daughter. Miss Dianne Hood. ,at (Continued from Page 1) Daughtens of the Confederacy the Alta Wood's United Meth- L'ucinda Kempe Davis Farrar; and to those individuals who odist Churc,h in Jackson last Lafayette: Mrs. Florence Agnes gave of their time and talent Friday. En route home they Smith Caffrey, Mrs. Foeence simply because they wanted to visited Mes. W. W. "White. w.ho Marjorie Smith Fava. Me. Frank is in South McComb Extended Joseph Fava, Jr., Mrs. Mary help. Care. Ernesto Caldeira joins me in Erne,stine Smith Hays, Mr, Roy ex0ressing our thanks to ,the Among the relatives and Henry Hays, Mrs. Fay Margaret on.rice community ,for helping friends at, tending the wedding Smith Matrhis, Mr. Lawrence T. Rosemont so beautifully wel- t: Miss Constance Ann Maize Ma, this. Mrs. Floeence Isabel come the Davises back ,home. Mr. William Hunt Smith, Jr., Smith Mayors, Mrs. Norma Most of them said on Sunday-- on Friday, June 21, at German- Mayors, Mrs. Dorothy Elizabeth "Why did we ever leave!" That own Presbyterian Church at Smith Mouton, Mrs. Varina seven-t,hirty o'clock in the eve- Davi Smith Reid: St. Francis- we don't know. But we do know that they ning were his parents, r. and ville: Mrs. Beulah DeVerrier Mrs. W. H. Smith, Sr. and chil- Smith Watts. Me. and Mrs. John will be back. I dren, Steve, Bob, and Nancy, Farrar (collateral descendants). With regards, I Dr. and Mrs. R. J. Field, Jr., Maryland-Chevy Chase: Mrs. Percival T. Beacroft, Jr. land son and daughter. Rich and Margaret Marshall Poague Bell. I Betsy, Mrs. Jerry Cockerbam. Mississippi Biloxi: Miss CARD OF TItANKS I iVfrs. Frank Whittington, Mrs. Nancy Pringle McCurdy, Mr. Billy G. McGregor, Mrs. Doris Ralph Wood Pringle, 1Vrs. Lynne The family of John VJesleY/Kirkland. and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hall Pringle, Mrs. Jane Kempe, Lieut. Governor William Winter, center, chats with Percival Beacroft, left, and Alex Vcntress at St. Paul's Church Sunday afternoon following the Davis family reunion service there. Gov. and Mrs. Winter came here for the occasion, lie was the state's chief executive ohcer that day since Gov. Waller was out of state at the national governor's conference Dr. and Mrs. R. J. Field of Centrevillc chat with Dr. Frank Vandiver; right above, rrovost of Rice University. at the Sunday afternoon reception at Rosemont. Dr. Vandivcr was the featured speaker at th, earlier service at St. Paul's Church. Lucinda Farish Colloun, Mrs. Jane Farish Colhoun Stewart. Mr. Chtrles Colhoun' Stewart. Mr. John Colhoun Stewart. i ................................................... i-t I M00ss00ss00P,P00 OUTmOK / i Little noticed on the Missis- sippi scene is the ri'sing interest racial issue, if mentioned at all,; that l:a developed in recentwas refarred to only obliquely. years in consumerism and gov-iAnd attacks against the federal ernment reform, court's and tl]e goverl]mcnt were Coming on the stage as it muted. did. with a minimum of drama Instead, the candidates turned and fanfare, the attention now toward issues like for the being paid this area by public working man, stepped:up higl- ,figures and political strategists way construction, lower taxes, could very well turn out to be [and the need to make a change one of .the most significant de-,in the leadership responsible for elopments in Mississippi gov- "mistakes" of the past ernment during the decade of It was net surpising, for in- the seventies, stance: .when one guber Perhaps a new sensitivity to candidate blamed the state's " consumerism was inevitable, problems on the "Capitol street Ralph Nader and similarly- Gang," a nebulously defined oriented consuiner advocates collection of big bankers, newS" have focused attention on this papers ,and other less visible area nationwide. Moreover. a targets in the Jackson businezS rising incidence of legitima,te community. cause for con:sumer gripes about In .subsequen legislative sos- products they are buying has sions, the cudgel has been taken dovetailed to ,make this a cause by a collection of new and vet- whose time has arrived, eran legislative leaders. They've But. in Mississippi, the cause succeeded in abolishing th takes on a special sense of state's price regulating urgency. For it has provided commission came close to public men with a whole new ting a public defender bill on- area of i.r.sues which have a acted in'to law and barely missed lotential appeal to a broad getting major legislation to re- the operations of small spectrum of voters, both black ,form and white, middle and low in- loan companies. come. In the pol'tical sense, in Doubtless. there is more other words, consumerism may, come. Indeed. another small very well be the wave Of the loan bill has aieeady been pre- future, filed with the legi:slature as has The idea of finding an issue one requiring compulsory school that cuts across racial lines, of attendance. The lat'ter has been course ,s the key element. For stymied for years because of in the past. an absence of black racial overtones. voters and the hea,t of civil Moreover, there is a move un" rights pressure on stae officials derway to place new controls on the handling of public fundS, has made it virtually essential BABE RUTH BASEBALL for candidates for ofnee to ap- especiany in the case of the peal to the racial pa'ssions of county supeevisors, and a fe d" R H E SO BB white voters in order to survive, eral court action has been Friday, June 1 I Now, for all practical purposes, :stituted to abolish Mississi Woodville 11 5 1 2 4 tha't historic and highly volatile ,ancient system of justice of ,the ,j Centreville 0 0 0 4 13 M!_sissippi political issue is peace court. PINE HILLS DYB GAMES WP McCarty, LP Poole: Geter moot. rendered impotent by the All this doesn't mean that a R II 3 for 3 at the plate, pressures of a flood of federal utopia of good gove r e legislation and court decision's form and consumer l; Friday, June 1 Monday, June 4 in the hectic decade of the is just around t,he corner for:; Gloster 8 8 Weodville 5 6 3 12 3 sixties. Mississippians. What it does Lberty 1 3 Glcster l 3 3 14 2 Tiu.s. the polit:cal spectrum mean is that an increasing nurn" WP Randy Seal, LP Dale I WP Geter. I..P Havard: R. has shifted perceptively, though ber of public figuee.s has sensel Caston: HR Ron Ivy Walker 2 for 4. L. McCarty not dramatically, since 1970. that the political winds Crosby ., i1 9I 2 for 3. Witness, ,for example, the ,pc- changing. And the years Centrevllle 1 4.].. Woodvflle leads league 6 to 0. litical campaigns of 1971. The may be expected to reflect ttd$,: WP Keith Smith LP Tommy] ................... Whittinfton. Monday, June 4 Liberty 8 10 McKey, St.. would like to ex- Clark and children, former Cen- Pringle, Mrs. Jane Kempe Wood lCentreville 5 7 pres' their special thanks to Dr. treville residents who now re- Pringle, Gilbert Roland Walker, WP Chuck Van Norman. LP R. J. Field, Jr.. De. L. J. owens, side in Senatobia. Jr., Mrs. Jane Kemoe Farrar Terry Mann: HR Tod Haygood and all friends for their kind- Mark Collins spent several Wood; Hollandale: Me. Elie l Gloster 11 12 hess, food and flowers during days last week visiting in {he James Gaoler, Jr., Mrs. Jane l wdville 1 3 his recent illness and following home of hi grandmother, Mrs. Ward Ricketts Gaoler, Mi,ss WP Mike Jackson. LP Eric his death. Edna Dalton. Janclie Bonier, Mrs. Chloe Fos- Skinner; HR Ron Ivy The Family Mrs. Etta Fa:e Duck ,and her granddaughter. Miss Ellen Caul- field, a,ttended the bestowal of Crosses of Military Service last Saturday afternoon at Wood- Mrs. George E. Lofton and Miss Irma Butler were among those from Centrevflle at,tend- ing the bridal shower in Wood- ville honoring Betty Smiley Me- Key, bride-elect ,of Carl E. D'Aquilla. Jr. Elizabeth Ann Mills, the two- ,ter Ganier, Miss Lynda Lee ............. Ganier. Mrs. Ethel Davis Wood LEVEE SYSTEM Nunnery, Mr. John Robert Nun- Mi.ssissippi was the first nery, Jr., Miss Amanda Davis state to have a levee system. It Nunnery, Mrs. Ethel Davis was established by an act of Ganier Wood; Rosedale: Mrs. Congeess on September 28.1859. Mildred Lee Lobdell Poague, Mrs. Coralie Coppedge Staples. MOBILE HOME ville Methodist Church. Others from Centreville attending in- cluded Mayor Fred He,tzler. Mr. and Mrs. William Storm of Baton Rouge were Saturctay visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Prkhurst. Friends of Mrs. Veenon Sims regret that she is on the sick li.t and best wishes frovh her host of friend's go out for her early recovery. Dr. Ralph McGehee of Soc- cord. New Mexico, is a guest in the home of his father. Dr. Robert McGehee, and Mrs. Mc- Gehee. month-old daughter of the Rev. I Texa - Brenham: 1Vr. Charles and Mrs. Larry Mills, received]Alexander Colhoun. Jr.; Dallas: TALK the sacraments of Baptism .at Mr. Phillip Briscoe Bateson, Mrs. by Doris McDaniel Thomson Memorial Prasbyterlan Houston Tissier Trippe Bateson; Church on Sunday, June 3, atlOrange: Mrs. 1V2yrtle Helen Easy care and "minimum maintenance" probably sound I the eleven o'clock svice. The lsmith Broussard, 1Vr. Frank like just words to the average Rev. Dr. Norman E. Haper, I Lefory B.rousard Miss Sandra c.hairman of the Department of Jean Broussard, Mr. Patrick Christian Education at the re- Dennis Broussard, Miss Fay Nell formed Theological Seminary at Jackson, conducted the worship aervtce and administered the sacrament of Baptism. Mrs. R. E. Fortenberry, Jr., of Columbus spent the first of t.hi:s week. visiting in the home of her mother, Mrs. j. M..lvIcCraine. FASHION and QUALITY are First at Virginia Lynn's Pa rkmea dow Cent reville II I I II I homeowner .... but they have real meaning for those who have ,. discovered today's mobile home Broussard, Miss Jan Cla, ... Broussard; Houston: Mrs. J,ane nwng.  The efficient arrangement and design of the mobile home of the 70's means a lot less work ' jlll_ __1111 for the housewife just in clean- -..----'" w,, up: doric and everyday 1 i:i great deal of nothin.l00 btd: .., ttlt planning h a s dr p!n into "the a o the :"':i, mobile home ' ! Cr ilin many ther buc I 'iwNj||I| ways' ' Bernard G::i: I Paneled walls and -surfaces, 18ss-, for instance, are pro-finished to ]eliminate painting and staining / chores and to stay looking new for many years. Furnishings, draperies, upholstery are usually I selected for quick cleaning and resistance to dirt and soiling. [Such popular developments as 1Practical indoor-outdoor carpet- ling were quick to find favor !with mobile home manufae- I turers and owners. And exteriors are similarly designed to give long life with truly minimum Inflation ioihing new, the cost I ca;eou'll leave a lot behind when of living is always rising. What does this mean to your retirement? For an answer look at the present. If you retired now, would you have enough money? If not, then it's time you found out about Farm Bureau insurance ana what it can do for those future retirement lans. Call your Farm Bureau insurance agent today! Richard Flaccomio 888-3661 or 4612 Box 444 Woodville, Miss, you move into a mobile home.- in work and worry, that is! Take the easy way  come in and house-hunt among our many styles and models of quality mobile homes. JIM REEVES hlOBI!.E HOMES HighwaY 24 Centreville McKey Motor Co. for the 'Finest Used Cars in Southwest Miss' , 1971 Fury III 2D HT 1973 Pontiac Grand Prix Ply. 1973 Olds Delta Royale 1968 Buick Wildcat 2D HT 1972 Ford Gal. 500 4D 1969 Dodge Polara 4D HT 1971 Chev. Impala 4D HT 1969 Chev. Impala 4D HT 1967 Buick Elec. 225 Sedan 1971 Pont. Catalina 4D HT 1970 Chev. impala 4D HT and MORE! Our Lot Is Full of FINE USED CARS Like These and More Highway 24-33 Intersection Centreville, Miss.