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Y I Page 8 The Woodville Republican, Thursday, July 2, 2015 IN CONGRESS, July 4, more disposed to suffer, while 1776. evils are sufferable, than to The unanimous Declaration right themselves by abolishing of the thirteen united States of the forms to which they are America, accustomed. But when a long When in the Course of hu- train of abuses and usurpa- man events, it becomes neces- tions, pursuing invariably the sary for one people to dissolve same Object evinces a design the political bands which to reduce them under absolute have counec#.cl them with an- Despotism, it is their right, it other, and to assume among is their duty, to throw off such the powers of the earth, the Government, and to provide separate and equal station to new Guards for their future which the Laws ofNature and securit:c.-Such has been the of Nature's God entitle them, patient sufferance ofthese Col- a decent respect to the opin- onies; and such is now the ne- ions of mankind requires that cessity which constrains them they should declare the causes to alter their former Systems which impel them to the sepa- of Government. The history ration, of the present King of Great We hold these truths to Britain is a history of repeat- be self-evident, that all men ed injuries and usurpations, are created equal, that they all having in direct object the are endowed by their Cre- establishment of an absolute ator with certain unalienable Tyranny over these States. To Rights, that among these are' prove this, let Facts be submit- Life, Liberty and the pursuit ted to a candid world. of Happiness.-That to secure He has refused his Assent these rights, Governments are to Laws, the most wholesome instituted among Men, deriv- and:necessary for the public ing their just powers from- goed : ". the consent of the governed, He haslforbidden his Gover- --That whenever any Form nors to pass Laws of immedi- of Government becomes de- ate and pressing importance, structive of these ends, it is the unless suspended in their op- Right of the People to alter or eration till his Assent should to abolish it, and to institute be obtained; and when so sus- new Government, laying its pended, he has utterly neglect- foundation on such principles ed to attend to them. and organizing its powers in He has refused to pass other such form, as to them shall Laws for the accommodation seem most likely to effect of largedistricts of people, un- their Safety and Happiness. less those people would relin- Prudence, indeed, will dictate quish the right of Representa- tfiat Governments long estab- tion in the Legislature, a right fished should not be changed inestimable to them and for- for light and transient causes; midable to tyrants only. and accordingly all experience He has called together legis- hath shewn, that mankind are lative bodies at places unusu- Attention TMS Production Owners ONLY Convert all or part of your monthly payments to a one time cash payment. The price of oil could fall lower, making your monthly payment worth less. Cash in now. No obligation. For details 24/7 call Chance at 601-446-8438. Keep the money in Mississippi, not in some other state. OGMLs expiring and need to renegotiate? Problems with royalty payouts on existing wells? Probate/Succession issues? Need help determining mineral ownership? -- CALL -- Alex Connolly Attorney, Woodville, MS (c) 601-946-6884 (w) 769-247-3003 On Tuesday, August 4 Vote to Re-Elect ERNEST H. "ERNIE" East District Justice Court Judge Wilkinson County Holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from USM, Has over 400 hours in continuing edu- cation through the University of Mississippi Judicial College, ff, ffffdilff.i Has served as your Justice Court Judge for the East District of Wilkinson County since 1995, Believes in fairness for all citizens of Wilkin- son County, I ASK FOR YOUR VOTE AND SUPPORT! Approved and Paid for by the Candidate al, uncomfortable, and distant from the depository of their public Records, for the sole purpose of fatiguing them into compliance with his measures. He has dissolved Represen- tative Houses repeatedly, for opposing with manly firmness his invasions on the rights of the people. He has refused for a long time, after such dissolutions, to cause others to be elected; whereby the Legislative pow- ers, incapable of Annihilation, have returned to the People at large for their exercise; the State remaining in the mean time exposed to all the dangers of invasion from without, and convulsions within. He has endeavoured to pre- vent the population of these States; for that purpose ob- structing the Laws for Natu- ralization of Foreigners; refus- ing to pass others to encourage their migrations hither, and raising the conditions of new Appropriations of Lands. He has obstructed the Ad- ministration of Justice, by re- fusing his Assent to Laws for establishing Judiciary powers. He has made Judges depen- de on his Will alone, for the temme of their offices, and the amount and payment of their salaries. He has erected a multitude of New Offices, and sent hither swarms of Officers to harrass our people, and eat out their substance. He has kept among us, in times of peace, Standing Armies without the Consent of our legislatures. He has affected to render the Military independent of and superior to the Civil power. He has combined with oth- ers to subject us to a jurisdic- tion foreign to our constitution, and unacknowledged by our laws; giving his Assent to their Acts of pretended Legislation: For Quartering large bodies of armed troops among us: For protecting them, by a Trial, from punishment for any Murders which they should commit on the Inhabit- ants of these States: For cutting off our Trade with all parts of the world: For imposing Taxes on us without our Consent: For depriving us in many cases, of the benefits of Trial by Jury: For transporting us beyond Seas to be tried for pretended offences For abolishing the free System of English Laws in a neighbouring Province, estab- lishing therein an Arbitrary government, and enlarging its Boundaries so as to render it at once an example and fit instrument for introducing the same absolute rule into these Colonies: For taldng away our Char- ters, abolishing our most valu- able Laws, and altering fun- damentally the Forms of our Governments: For suspending our own Legislatures, and declaring themselves invested with power to legislate for us in all cases whatsoever. He has abdicated Govern- ment here, by declaring us out of his Protection and waging War against us. He has plundered our seas, ravaged our Coasts, burnt our towns, and destroyed the lives of our people. He is at this time transport- ing large Armies of foreign Mercenaries to compleat the works of death, desolation and tyranny, already begun with circtmlstances of Cruelty & ave a 24 Hour Services For Your Convenience ATM's Express Phone Banking Online Banking Mobile Banking Member FDIC Since 1903 Monterey Ferriday Vidalia Natchez Woodville www.concordiabank.com 2 I perfidy scarcely paralleled in the most barbarous ages, and totally unworthy the Head of a ci "xalized nation. He has constrained our fel- low Citizens taken Captive on the high Seas to bear Arms against their Country, to be- come the executioners of their friends and Brethren, or to fall themselves by their Hands. He has excited domestic in- s ons amongst us, and has endeavoured to bring on the inhabitants of our fron- tiers, the merciless Indian Savages, whose known rule of warfare, is an un "d tinguished destruction of all ages, sexes and conditions. In every stage of these Op- pressions We have Petitioned for Redress in the most hum- ble terms: repea /Pe- titions have been ered only by repeated injury. A Prince whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a people. Nor have We been wanting in attentions to our Brittish brethren. We have warned them from time to time of at- tempts by their legislature to extend an unwarrantable jurisdiction over us. We have reminded them of the circum- stances of our emigration and settlement here. We have ap- pealed to their native jnstioe and magnanimity, and we have conjured them by the ties of our common kindred to disavow these usurpations, which, would inevitably inter- rupt our connections and cor- respondence. They too have been deaf to the voice ofjustioe and ofconsanguini We must, therefore, acquiesce in the ne- cessity, which denounces our Separation, and hold them, as we hold the rest of man- kind, Enemies in War, in Peace Friends. We, therefore, the Repre- sentatives of the united States of America, in General Con- gress, Assembled, appealing to the Supreme Judge of the world for the rectitude of our intentions, do, in the Name, and by Authority of the good People of these Colonies, sol- emnly publish and declare, That these United Colonies are, and of Right ought to be Free and Independent States; that they are Absolved from all Allegiance to the British Crown, and that all peliti- cal connection between them and the State of Great Brit- ain, is and ought to be totally Thimbles l Threads dissolved; and that as and Independent Statas, they have full Power to levy War, conclude Peace, contract Al- liances, establish Commerce, and to do all other Acts and Things which Independent States may of right do. And for the support of this Decla- ration, with a firm relianoe on the protection of divine Provi- dence, we mutually pledge to: each other our Lives, our For- tunes and our sacred Honor. The 56 signatures on the D~aration appear in the po- sitions indicated: Column 1 Georgia: Button Gwinnett, Lyman Hall, George Walton Column 2 North Carolinm William Hooper, Joseph Hewes, John Penn South Carolina: Rutledge, Thomas Jr., Thomas Lynch, Middleton Holds June Meeting The Thimbles and Threads Q ilt .g Guild met on Thurs- day, June 25, at the J. 1{ Ham- flton Extension Building in Woodville. There were eleven present. : The walls, were adorned with many beautiful quilt tops made by the members. Ellen Johnson had made a yellow and blue top using a pattern by Jere Funk. Linda Gene Carter used the same pattern and made her quilt ushg green and yellow. This was a Mystery Quilt class taught by I_eretta Hodge. Ellen also displayed another quilt entitled Grand ]llusi , pattexned by Bonnie Hunter. Dionessia Dawson and Ellen Johnson also dis- played quilts using the Arrow- head pattexn. Our president,; Dionessia Dawson, reminded members that the July challenge blocks are due at the July meeting- Christmas in July. Members Massachusetts: foods cock Christmas In July party Maryland: Samuel r 23, at 9 a.m. William ,, - Charles : Lewis Morris Vh-ginia: George New Jersey: Richard St~k- Richard John Witherspeon, Fran- Jefferson cis Hopkinson, ' John Hart, Thomas Nelson, Jg~ Francis Abraham Clark Lighffeot Lee, Carter~raxton Column 6 Column 4 : New Hampshire: Josiah Pennsylvania: Ro~ Mor-~ Bartlett, W'ffiiam Whipple ris, Benjamin Rush, Benja- Massachusetts: Samuel min Franklin, John Morton, Adams, John Adams, Robert George Clymer, James Smith, Treat Paine, Elbridge Gerry George Taylor, James Wilson, Rhode Island: Stephen Hop- George Ross kins, William Ellery Delaware: Caesar Rodney, Connecticut: Roger Sher- George Read, Thomas McK- man, Samuel Huntington, ean William Williams, Oliver Wol- Column 5 cott New York: William Floyd, New Hampshire: Matthew Philip Livingston, Frands Thornton $0g off all ladies dresses off ohildrm's dresses CLOgl;P 41"tt OF JULY a leeve Gastrectomy by eating less and not 9 Lane Regional Medical Center Staff Development Classroom 6300 Main Street, Zachary Call Charlotte at 570-2489 for more information or to register.