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) Volume 149 Oldest Paper In Mississippi Woodville, Mississippi 39669 Friday, June 15, 1973 Established In 1824 Number 2 Localisms by Lewis... By the time you read this, Ye Olde Editor expects to be 'hospitalized, hopefUlly to get a ' Well-earned rest for .about a eek ,after Dr. Dick does a bit of repair work on the old caLr- ess. From The Files Of The Republican "Backward, turn backward, Oh Time, in thy flight .... " 25 YEARS AGO Mr. Letter Smith, of Lanehart h, as been appointed assistant Game Warden in this area. Richard "Sonny" .and George Watson arived here Saturday for a week's vsit with Mrs. R. T. Xn any event, we don't expect Watson and family :before re- to have any active part in pro- turning to resume their studies lucing Iext week's issue. If at Ole Miss. eraory serves us correctly, this Alex Ventress, son of Mr. and Will be only rthe second, or pos- Mrs. L. T. Ventress, expec,ts o bly the .third, time .hat we leave next Sunday for Port Gib- haven't been present to "put son where he will .attend ,the the aper to bed" in the more summer session of Chamberlain- than a quarter of a certury Hunt. lnce we returned home after Mrs. M. P. Scott and Misses a four-year stint of Navy duty Mary and Edna Scott spent the World War II. past Sunday ,at the home of ince our limited staff wll their cousins, Mr. and Mrs. dOUbtless be .hard pressed next Drake, at Church Hill. eek without our invaluable as-I Mrs. P. M. Stockett had as POLITICAL ANNOUNCEMENTS TItANKS "To the Voters of Centreville: "I wish to take this means to express to you, the voters of Centrevllle, .my deepes,t appre- ciation for the wonderful sup- port you gave me in electing me as the next mayor of our town. "I am deeply grateful for the confidence you have thus ex- pressed in me. and with both pride and humility I am re- solv2d to do everything wi,thin my power to make you a good mayor. With this pledge, I re- spectfully solicit the ,active sup- port of our entire citizenry in a cooperative el, fort toward he progress and betterment of our town " Respectfully, Don Vine THANKS University of Mississippi Class of 1923 Ilii "Through this media, I want to thank the people of Centre- The Class of 1923 held its Yerger, Jackson; Mrs. Emily sistanee and advice we solicit her guest he latter par. of the ville for your votes in electing 50th anniversary class ,reunion Cook Bickerstaff Gulfport; Wil- he cooperation and indulgence past week her sister-in-law, Mrs. me one of your aldermen. With at the University of Mississippi liam P. Mosley, Gulfport; sec- Of both our advertisers and con- George Walton. of Houston, Tex. God's help and your coopera- .recently. Among 1923 graduates ond row from left) Tlm.mas B. trlbu,tors in getting in Choir copy Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Sessions, tion. I hope to be worthy of the attending the special program Taylor, Ellisville; Durwood W. early ,as possible and as corn- Mrs. Rosa May Roland and Mrs. trus.t you gave me." ion the Oxford campus were Aiken. Starkville; Dr. A. B. 161ere as possible. Overton Stockett motored to Sincerely, We know that our substitutes Jack,son on Thursday. Mrs. Walter Nettles ill do a good job during our toc.lett remained for .a visit abSence, but we have one little to her daughter, Miss Sue ssagging fear about next week's Stoekett, a student .at Belhaven. Services Held Here ue suppose it s better than iVr. and Mrs. Sidney Roths- lsual[ Wha.t would really put a child left on Friday of this week For Randall Infant Hearing Held On Woodville Native erinap in the old ego. to return to their home in Los * * * Angeles after a visit to friends Graveside services were held We read and heat" much now-i here in this, their old home. at Evergreen Cemetery here on Election Contest; To Talk About alays about the energy erisis i They were accompanied as far Tuesday of this week for the infant daughter of Mr. and rs. Action Deferred Vietnam Experiences end fuel shortage in the United as Baton Rouge by Mrs. Brnest Dampf, Mrs. W. H. Catc,hings Albin M. Randall, Jr., of Gau.tier. States, ,and it is of grave con- and Mrs. Edna Mass. ' The Rcv. John Neimeyer offi- The Woodville Municipal Dem- rn to one and all. Gasoline Mrs. George Ague left Tues- cia,ted, ocratic Executive Committee a'tioning, already begun on a olun, tary basis, threatens to get i day for a visit to her son-in-law The little girl was born on held a he,ring here at the [ore drastic before it gets bet-and daughter. Mr. and Mrs. June 9 at Singing River Hos- courthouse on Monday morning. 'er, but the amount of traffic iKirk Sanders, and family in pital at Pascagoula and died the on the petitions filed by eight on the highways of this section ' New Orleans. She also expects following day. 'to visit .in Abbeville before re- In addition to her parents, black candidates contesting the rinly reflects no reduction survivors include the paternal ,recent municipal primary elec-  date in travel. .I turning home. grandmotheX,,Mrs,.W r. H.t#2a-Itions. James E. Wflkerson, Jr., We were ,privileged to atend 50 YEARS AGO lugs of Woodville; and fraternal committee hairman., presided ,annual convention of the Press Association on Miss Mittie Sessions, who is N. D. McCann of Baton Rouge, at the hearings on the petitions' McCann of Baton Rouge. [which alleged irregul.ari.ties in Gulf Coast last weekend, a student at Whitworth College . the two .prim-ry elections in nd, as usual, the autos were tin Brookhaven, spent Sunday i bUraPer to bumper along the here with her parents, Mr. and Centreville Methodist iwhiChall defeated.the eight plaintiffs were Mrs. J. M. Sessions. Mr. and oatal highway. En route home I Uday we did notice ,that a Mrs. J. M. Sessions, Jir., ac- Revival Begins June 17 After hearing the general e of the f.illing stations along eompanied her as far as Me- , allegations included in the only other bid. received was from e booming strip were closed, Comb on her return that The Rev. H. Ray Quick. pastor identical complaints filed by Roadbuilders Construction Com- Ut Vaos.t .appeared to be open evening, of Centreville United Methodist the eig,ht defeated candidates, tony of Brookhaven, who sub- or .business .as usual and the Mrs. J. A. Lowry, Mrs. Lizzie Church, announces that a re-lthe commi,ttee recessed .the mitted a figure of $402,443.66, One we stopped at for a fill-up Lowry and Messrs. Frank Stutz- viral will begin on Sunday, June hearing pending submission of ted no restrictions on the man .and Felix Casey motored 17, with the Rev. W. R. "Bill" more ..specific documentation of of purr purchase, down to Zachary, La., Sunday Irving bringing the messages, evidence" presented by the pro- Young Mississippi poet David School Officials To , i in Miss Lizzie Lowry's car and The Rev. Alvin Hall will direct estors. No definite date or Berry talks about his Vietnam spent the day ms the guests of the song services. further herings on ,the matter War experiences as they are re- Assist As Volunteer &rnericans of a generation or Mr. and Mrs. Edw. Day. Services will be held at 7 a.m. had been set .up to press .time flected in his well-received vol- two ago were supposed to be and 7:30 .p.m. daily. I this week. ume of poetry. ":saigon co.me- Draft Registrars An airplane from McComb ,tory," on the TV program, "A aeXcelled a't horse trading, but arrived ',here on Sunday after- .,, ............................... Conversation With .... at 9:30 A pokesman at Selective  d.ging from our more recent noon and remained until Tues- p.m., Monday, June 18. Service st=to headquarters this aiansade ag.reementsit would .appearWiththatthe we'veRUS- daYtakingat nOOnup fOrpassengersthe pu,rpOSeat Ofso Uncle Pete from Percy's Creek Says A production of the Missis-week stated that, contrary to ett sippi Center for Educational what mig.ht be expected, the 'a ' Y well lost the .srt for we much per ride. The owners were ........................ ,--,--,,---, .................... --'" Television, .the proglam will be registration of 18-year-olds since !WYs seem to come out on the doubtless disappointed in the ort end of the stick. June 19 Deadline For Farmers To Request FHA Flood Assistance Farmers who ,s, uffered losses caused by flooding this spring can file applications at the Wilkinson Coun,ty FIA office through June 19. Because of a state FHA meeting, the local FHA office will be closed on Monday afternoon. June 18. and June 19. Applications can be se- cured from the ASCS office and filed there, also, on June 18 and 19. Farmers are urged 'to apply not later han June 19 even ,though the extent of damage cannot be determined until af- ter the flooding has ,receded. Boll Weevil Traps Where There Is No Cotton by Andy Lewis Some of you might have tthird row from left) Dr. S. noticed on Highway 24 some Lamar Bailey, Kosciusko; Jon- bright green cone-shaped objects hie Slough Bell, Oxford; William .and wondered what they were. It. Catchings, Woodville" Hal They are boll weevil traps. Now ' ,the question mght arise, why Shackleford .ucker, Woodville boll weevil braps when there is from left first row) Dr. James Lewis, Oxford; Paul V. Draughn, native, Brookhaven; Melvin M. no cotton in this county? These F. Walke,r. Lam,lert; O. D.I Hattiesburg; As ton Barrett, Thomas, Hattiesburg; L. L. traps are part of 'an experiment Spratlln, Grenada; Mrs. Beatrice[Washington. D. C.; DI,. Philip Lockhrd, Shreveport, La.; Wade being conducted in the southern Bailey Sanders, Gulfport; Wil- Davidson and Mrs. Jane Foote[Creekmore. Jackson; and Dr. G. half .of Mississippi and in parts liam H. Culcliff, Amory; Wert Davidson, Nashville, Tenn.; ]L.amar Arrington, Meridian. of Louisiana and Alabama. The traps on Highway 24 are there to monitor the flight and move- ment of boll weevils to see how prevailing winds affect the weevils' travel. Some weevils have been caught as much as 60 miles from the nearest cotton field. i Let Contract For Pond Road Work I For $369,813.70 A contract :for grading, drain- i ing surfacing and bridge on! The braps are baited two dif- I ferent ways and are designed 3.585 .miles of the Woodville- to ca.tch the female weevil. They Pond Road was let by the Wil-ieithe r contain tablets of the kinson County board of super- I male scent or hold live males. vors at their June meetin.g to The special green color also K lin g Brothers Construction helps to attract the weevil since the color resembles the bloom Company of Natchez for he sum of $389,813.70. The project of a cotton plan,t. This is an attraction to ,.the weevil while 'Is located just west of Woodville it is in flight. Once the females in the second supervlsor's dis- enter the trap they cannot get rict. out. I Only two ,bids ,were received The Eradication Program is a for the project, with Kling sub- cooperative effort of federal and mitting he lower proposal. The sOate departments and is de- signed ,to take place during the weevil's reproduc.tive period. In. late summer, around the middle of O, ugust, the fields are sprayed with poison; sprayed again around the fir,t of September; then ,again about l]ree weeks later. A defoliation spraying is needed to get rid of ,the leaves which are a source of'food. Also l after the cotton is ,picked, the stalks must be destroyed. Unless I no frost . comes by the middle [of October, this iz all the spray- ling .that is needed to control the weevil. Spraying during this time kills the veevil during Oraewhere recently, however, e ran across an tdea which mht redeem our prestige to rae extent in this departmen,t. don't we trade them 3,000 from Detroit, pref- sin.all number taken up, but the price was out of reach of the average pocket-book. 75 YEARS AGO A very interesting entertain- , merit was .given at the Ed,ward, [ . . 's u g o ah DEAR MISTER EDITOR: holes is pure .and the miners aired over the Mississippi ETV. anury i The ga shortage has hit out] dn't ever ,have asma. That';s Network (Channels 19, Bflom; I .... ' ars diapause fattening period) our way, Mister Editor, and them the first the fellers had heard 17, Bade; 23, Greenwood; 29'l'peridm most'frooarasme lauZoOu:eh eg feller .that runs .the store has] f a good side to .the sal.t mines, Jackson; 14, Meridian; 18, Ox-I and Bug Hookmn offered he] ford-University; and 2, Statelstate" . . cut back on his sales. The fellers] notion .that slaves working in iCollege)" ] Total registrants for the iirs was sitting around at the store  em would heap ruther have] A n.tivc of W,odvillo w [quarter, January, Fe'brury and 8aturd.ay night when this car double newmonia on the outslde--- -." -': : -: , . ..... March 1971, ,amounted to 5,922; erry ,nolas /acneior s aegrees ................. IOI IS'IZ ne lolal was o UDD tnu pulled up ,hat was so long it than no arsma inside, in both math and biology and. " ' ' needed hinges. The driver said when the weevil is getting ready ,o hibernate for the winter. Hibernation takes place in hard- wood :trash piles and not in the fields themselves. The fall spraying kills about all Monday-made lemons, McGehee College on last Mort- 90 per cent of the weevils and /about 20,000 parking places day nig,ht by the Kindergarten anothar 8 to 9 per cent are Bug was agreed with Ed that a e  , ,v .... ,for 1973 the total increased to killed by the winter cold. This aSi,berla9 ", , , class. Everyone in attendance filler up, but the feller that ,. .  Ph.D degre fro,,,  .......... -, .... it's a good thing we can t !racy: . .. ol. . seemed highly pleased and be- .runs the .,tore told him he was ..... sity of Tennessee in Enghsh He[ . . leave only 1 to 2 per cent to our luck, cause we woumn'.t anus is th son of Mr. and Mrs. D.C.] Colonel James L. Davis, state .:,,-'. exchane c o m m e n t s , stowed much praise upon Miss limiting out of state cars to $2 know which way to go. Bug ..was Berry of Greenville. ]director, stated that at thnS comethe trapsUt arein theset spring,to catchwhenthe ::', ltlenereth else ,culd we live, oUt-ere trammgHayden thefr littleher .skillfolksin thus worth of gas. The driver looked hriogkiang of ::l toh: gdac:leg heHecn cu r/on r yr,earCs h ntg hl:r s C::dl O lPrlnpCp(: i, I  ' ese United States, wh. . ' at the big car and thoug,ht r tl i s t 'of ls females coming but of hiberna- :e government ,pays some Amid the booming of the about it, and f, inal, .he said, s o a t t t over the country. If a student ...... /[' J. . i are voluntarily assisting in the tion. They start coming out ar.raers not to produce and cannon and .the best wishes "well, give me $2 worth, maybe university oi ounern mmsls-i  ' si with the advent of warm could know about having to set ................ re t tration of young Misms p- .rae unspoused women .... to an sincerest hopes for a i.t'll get me ,to the next station." through all them speakers, he ppL ......... , s ne wonder mrecor, i piansg" This patrio.tm serwce' s" weather and continue ,until  eDroduce?,, speedy return, our soldier .boys Ed Doolittle got to thinking , r toraon weaver, wao mass ' nient for June. Now the few / I * * * departed on Monday morning ,about all the trouble we have probable would choose to stay Berr" lr discussion o" his craft I making it more conve sometime in 'p_ . at l0 o'clock for Fayette to join on account of cars. Half the l ignorant. One good sign., Bug., hi wr  iting n.ao- -:ts, ms-I' WORKS- '"'1 am ,young man to. discharge his. fieldsweevils tha.t enter .the cotton l allowed, is that the papers amt] ........... l initial responsiblhty for serwce will take less spraying. _ eraaps the .butchers who the Jeff Davis Guards, and laws on the books in his court- [carrying reports on them com- _prgress' ........ ms .mssera,mn on_lby registering at .eth school Spraying too much in the spring ,:re 'selling horse meat a ew thence to go to Jackson for try must .have somepun to do ..... the..poe-wner samos mKey anu t .... h- is attendin- or at a kills not only the weevil but clasp , :ago Were a it hsty,  mustering into the.service of with cars, Ed allowed, dealing jmencemen speakers ne Ylhis ex-eriences as ---t '- in twmca e P a cap aln I U e to Bug said he reckon when l ......... . ._ .,. [convenien.t place wit1in his the few insects that are bene- e gas shortage continues to TTnaI Sam The number that with everthing from the speed - , . ne Army tna left Io "6no wrzplng' . . fieial to ,the cotton plant. A re- 'ueco,.- -- -- you ve wrote up one 10 minute] of "ai on cemeter " i home community, which s us- ,.. ,-e more a'cute, they may left was small, but they were they can run to the roads they I talk crammed into a hour about g . y" ] ually the court house. Another duetaon in spraying means a 'f h re Each week on Monday nights tUally wish that ,they had full of patriotic feeling. Those can run on If it weren't fer i,ho w the world is ou.t .t e ,, ' ,, I convenience provid,:d for the greater yield in production and ' 1 t 9 30 A Conversation With  t tl- -e stees for transporta- that left were Capt. Geo. W. no-:fault car lnsurance, went On lwaiting youve wrote em al up. ' .: .... :i . .'ie I egis rant is the time interval money saved on prayn.g costs. oses. Healy, Lieut. L. B. Watt, pri- Ed, the state legislatures in this i Actual, said Ed, our luck de- features mstmgmsel poop [in whic,h he has to register, 30 Hopefully, if this program is  rates W. P. Watson, John Lowry country wouldn'.t have a thing i pend/s on balancing our bi.ting from a variety of fiems. [days before his 18th birthday continued and is successful, the , and Ocar Whetstone. We h'.'ve to show for their efforts. All Of and our chewing. He reported -- -- " and 29 days thereafter, boll weevil will be completely 112 ' not as yet learned if they all em have ,argued about insurance destroyed in the experimental and turning back the miles on whine this man and woman ,,_ .. //TJ'Pq' ,pased a satisfactory exami- ' C, 14 Il--ttervill,- ! Colonel Davis further stated f ............. area, Success could mean the tha was going to ride a raf ! 1 ar /eg}'$ "  '''" nation. We trust however that t] cars, and them that :ain't passed hat for the next schoo ye end of worry about he weevil they will, .and that their reg- 1.aws .about .this can be sure )f from North Carolina o Portugal ate Rain lip Lo " ment will be among ,the first to somepun to do the next .time got seasick and come back afore of Gloater Dies At 88 effortSappointmentWill beof madevolunteer,Or rot-the by the cotton industry. they got out of sight of land. June 6 23 87 67 be mustered into service. they meet. Charles Haynes Netterville, 88- istl'ars in every college and high " 0 87 63 Today .is the election and ,but The truth is, said Ed. folks which robable ws the best a few short hours will elapse have a hard time knowing if thing that could of happened yearsundayOldatGlosterBlll Doraresident'Nursingdled stateSCh01totl]rughUtassist in tltheregistra-entire No More Grazing On u', June 7 l., June 8 t., June 9 I'm with Ed, Mister Ed'itOr, n., June 10 and I wish the folks at Emory m,, Jtme 11 .I0 88 62 and he result be known, and .05 89 64 no matter wha,t ,this result may 0 J/ 68 be the .people will abide by it Tr 84 67 in good faith. We have not June 12 0 99 68 changed our views on the ques- IailY Readings: Rainfall 1 p.m. tion and still believe prohibition (, Temperatures 5 p.m. to be. impractical in this county. tatistics furnished 'courtesy of Mr. J. B. Mount of Porrd was -,e Miss. Forestry Commission.) tn own und:ay nd Monday. their luck is good or bad. For to em. instant, he a,id, if we don't have gas to run cars we can look for a dip in traffic acci- den, ts and deaths. Ed said he had saw where ,the Russians reported that men in them Si- beria salt mines have a real ,break cause the air in hem University ,bad luck in teaching that ape to talk. What could a talking ape tell us? Yours truly, Uncle Pete Home in Tylertown. tion of 18-year-olds. National Forest Lands Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Tuesday from the chapel ,treville, and C. B. of Virginia; Notice has been released bY of Brown Funeral Home in .three daugh.tors, Mrs. Nettle Leon Cambre. forest supervisor, Gloater with the Rev. Ed Causey Harris of Jackson, Mrs. Nellie that all livestock found woes- officiating. Interment was in Whetstone of Centreville. and passing wi.thin ,the Homoch.tto Roseland Cemetery, Gloater. i Miss Averyonne Netterville of National Forest will be m- Survivors include .three sons, Baton Rouge; 22 grandch,ildren pounded by the Forest Service Wiley of Glaser, Leo of Cer-, aad 40 great-granldChfldren, on  nd after October 1, 1973.