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Page 4 The Woodville Republican, Woodville, Misisord Friday, June 29, 1973 MISSISSIPPI OUTLOOK by Paul Pittman A political evolution of con- with the mayoral-judge system siderable proportion is in ,the in towns under 1O,000. and you making in Mississippi, and the l]ave the making of a pretty interesting facet of the .story, political imbroglio as it develops, is that it is either which may have the potential being ignored or unperceived by, to be exploited. some of tile major political None of the major political figures in the state, figures on the scene have pub- Craine. civil engineer, requested'draw warrants on the Court- New Numbering System For 1'974 License PlateS lbel brini?nt the 1974 tags will the Board of Supervisors of house Building Fund as follows: Colorsoof bluc numerals and Wilkinson County to continue J. A. Russ Const. Co.. estimate . letters on a white background. his employment as County En- No. 4 $27.132.88; Lynton D. gineer for a period of one year Couper, Invoice No. 5. $918.89. from Janua:ry 1. 1970 to January Here follows copy of order 1 1971; from January 1. 1971, of Board authorizing payment to January 1. 1972: and from from the Revenue Sharing January 1. 1972 to June 30. Funds for culverts purchased as 1973. an emergency n]asure far use (Here follows copy of order in the Fifth Supervisor's Dis- of Board requesting advanced trice as follows: Big River Sup- credits in Sate Aid Funds to ply Co., culverts. $2,817.$8; Big be used on Project No. SAP-79 t:ver Supply Co.. culverts. 19) .) $787.66.) June 7, 1973 June 15 1973 (Here follows copy of erder The Clerk of the Board of of Board directing Clerk to ad- Supervisors is hereby o,rdered m Mississippi's 1974 license plates verLise for .bids on July 3. 1973 draw warrants on the Nursing will have a new numbering zys- A combination of things has licly picked up this cudgel to triggered the current unrest on date. But, there ]s reason to for one 9-wheel pneumatic eom-Home Building Fund in favor of tam as well as the usual color three numbers. The position will ,the part of the general public believe that it may become a pactor, for use of the Fifth Su- the following parties in the fol- chin:go when they go on sale with politicians. Although pos- rrime issue in the gubernatorial pervisor':s District.) lowing amounts: J. A. Russ in October. be reversed with numbers com- sibly faultless here in the state, race which iu coming up m 1975. The Clerk of the Board of Const. Co.. Arct. Est No. 17, Motor Vehicle Comptroller ing first and followed by let- the Watergate affair ha:s had In fact. Lt. Gov William Supervisozs is ,hecceby ,orderecl $4.500.00: Brookhaven Mechani-] Doxey Fisher announced the t, ers in the counties of Harrison. the effect of creating an at- Winter. State Auditor Hamp to draw a warrant on the School cal. Arct. Est.. $17.380:80: La,rue new numbering system in Jack- Hinds, Jackson. LauJcrdale and mosphere of distrust with poll- King and Commissioner of Ag- Fund Special Fund in favor of Washingt, on. ticians in general, rieulture Jim Buck Ross got the Wilkinson County SchoolIBOyd Elee.. Arct. E,tt. No. 10, son this week. 51200.00; Hub Refrigeration & "Tags will contain a combi- Use of the new numbering But the timing was bad, so publicized last week for the Board in the amount of $63,802. Fixture, Arct. Est. No. 2. $1,636. nation of three letters and system will be limited to pickup far as the state's political sub- kind .words they had to say for structure is concerned. The Mr., Khayat. who. in all fairness. depth of the political backlash has made a major contribution is hard to read. m the state through his work School lrqt., table. $74.20; Hub means only six digits will be The public is disconcerted, as a civic leader on the eoas The Clerk of the Board is Refrigeration. eXtl'acmr. $5.89: on any particular license tag however, with things like the as well as a driving force with hereby ordered Lo transfer the D. Canale Co.. kit supplies, $597. where mne tags now have as re-election of Edward Khayat the Mississippi Supervisors Asso- sum of $14.443.80 from the 40; Will Ros. Inc.. Huch Towell. I of Jackon county as executive clarion. Sclmol Fund' Special Fund to $16.59: Will Ross, Inc.. chair, s, 1 many as eight digits." vice presidenl of the Mississippi I What to look for, now. l;hough, the Foretry Escrow Fund. there- $1,332.83. . 'The new numbering system Supervisors Association. i the real chance that some by leaving a balance on hand is rccommendad nationally by from timber .sale in the School The Clerk has informed the the American Association of The tags will b,, fully reflector- ized tor greater night-time xMel,y. Fisher said the State License Tag Ccl:nlni,S:Oll awarded the (':mlract for Mississippis 1974 tags to Columbas Marbl:' Works of Columbus. This year's bid (,'dhd for 1,641.384 1,ags be le stpplied t+o the .state at a cost of $.3k5 eac, h for a total c,,m]- bract price of $582.684. Members of t, he Lieen:e Tag Commission besides Fisher in- elude Gow?rnor Bill Waller. At- three letters first followed by torney General A. F. Summer, and State Treasurer Brad Dye. 17 for the paymen of teacher's 30; Malvaney Assoc., Aret. serv., three numbers, with the letters trucks and passenger ears which salaries in the academic pro- :383.8: Webb's Electronic Sys- make up a majority of the re- coming first in all but five gram of the public schools of ,terns. Verti file, $143213; Martin counties." Fisher said. "This Wilkinson County. reform legislation in county Khapat made a no contest plea recently on federal charges buying and other related mat- ,of income ,tax evasion. This was ters will get a better reception widely regarded as a ploy to in the legislature. More than that. you can look avoid testimony which might for some Of the younger super- have revealed the sources of his +visors to withdraw their mem- unreported income. berships from the state associ- On the.heels of that. Wilson alien. F. Ml.nor, the venerable head 1 T['hey ...... at, going to want to Fund Special of $18.246.03. Eoard that there are insufficient Motor Vehicle Administrators of Funds in the Nursing Home which Mississippi is an active June 12 1973 (Here follows copy of order Building Fund to satisfy the member. Many states have of Board accepting bid of Seal, above claims. The Board of Su- dopted the system because of Tracto',r Co. in the amount of pervisors, therefc:re, hereby or- benefits to law enforcement der the Clerk to pay claims, officers and to the public," he $6.944.70 for one utility-type diesel tractor with side mounted and carry said funds as over- said. drawn until .sufficient funds Benefits Fisher referred to I mower and rotary-type rear mower for use of the First Su- are received, and the Board hicles registered in Mississippi. Heavy truck tags and special ags will .still be issued under the current numbering system. pervisor's Dist:rieb. l agrees to pay the sum of 6% New Orleans Times Picayune, taint of scandal that may exist. Here follows copy of order  interest on the unpaid balance to the Farmers Exchange broke a story last week reveal- insofar as the supervisors are of Board accepting bid of Con- Branch of the Deposit Guaranty ing that one or ,more Missis- concerned. Some of them went Creville Motor Co. in the amount National Bank. Centreville. Mis- sippi supervisors had decided to to the convention determined of $20.545.92 for three new 2-ton buy metal pipe eulverts out of to oust, Khayat, What ha.ppened cab and chassis trucks, two for sissip'pi" state to avoid accepting a built-af.ter they arrived is the ,big use of the Third Supervisor's in kickback .from in-state dealers q uestion. which ran up to 22 percent ow?r the bid cost in other states. Minor reported that this type COUNTY BOARD OF of buying had cost the state about $i million las: year in SUPERVISORS MEET culvert purchases alone. Now, add to this the fact that (Continued from last week) the state's justice of the peace Here follows copy of Resolu- system is under serious chal- tions of Boa;rd declaring Nunc lenge in ,fedecal court, along Pro Tune that John D. Me- District and one for use of the Lead In Commercial Catfishing Firsl Supervisor's District.) there follows copy of order Mississippi's first commercial of Board accepting bid of Con- catfish +cperations began in the treville Motor Co. in the amount ] Mississippi Delta in 1965 a,nd the of $2,800.00 fe',r one half-ton state now leads the nation with ?ickup truck for the use of the over 6.1300 catfi,s,h ponds. The First Supervisor's District.) annual yield is about 2.000 June 13, 1973 !pounds per acre in a single The Clerk of the Board of Su- growing season.--Source: State pervisors is hereby ordered to Departme,nt of Agriculture. H & R FORD Inc. Woodville, Miss. presents FOEI00 00ALAXI00. include legibility because the digits are les crowded on the tag. Vehicle owners also bene- fit item the new numbering be- cause many people feel it is easier Lo remember this type of tag number in case their vehicle i.s stolen or it they need to re- member the number /'or other reasons. "We have included pickup truck Lags in the new number- ing system because many Missis- sippi residents have found it difficult to ge their campers inLo Federal parks and camp- grounds if the truck has a com- mercial or "P" tag on it. Under the new system, pickup tags will contain a combination of letters similar to that on passenger car tags." Fisher said. In all but five heavily popu- lated counties, tags will have Your price-fightin' Ford Dealer offers you Ford, Road Test Magazine's Car of the Year. Their experts called it "the finest family car at its price.., perhaps the best at any price." A price that includes regular gas economy, family-size room and all the quiet an comfort that Ford is famous for. 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