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Volume 149 Oldest Paper In Mississippi Woodville, Mississippi 39669 Friday, July 13, 1973 Established In 1824 Number 6 INSTALLING MACHINERY AT AMES PLANT Local by Lewis... There is an old axiom to the effect that a new broom sweeps clean, and this old saying is ,being borne out literally by at least one facet of the new Wood- Ville administration. Some thirty youth employed under the county NYC and PEP summer program.s are currently Working on a clean-up cam- Paign in Woodville under the able direction of Marshall Lump- Richard L. Marion project engineer, left, of Parkersburg, West kin. Beginning in the business Va., and Elliot Bordelon, mill manager, of Woodville, are shown district of the town, with the I Monday as they supervised installation of equipment at the new residential areas to be covered O. Ames Company plant being opened here. The mill, which is later, the project has vastly improved the appearance of the areas covered where weeds and grass have been cut and much unsightly debris removed. We congratulate all concerned and hope the good work will continue. tt $ g slated to begin operation about August 1st, will produce ash han- dles for Ames' large line of hand tools and implements. Officials of the O. Ames Com- pany of Parkcrsburg, West Vir- ginia, were to formally take over ownership Wednesday of the plant building and site which the company will operate here as an implement handle factory. The facility is located 11/2 miles south of Woodvtlle off the Jackson, La. Road and ad- jacent to the Illinois Central Railroad tracks and the town industrial park. similar operations are mills located in Tennessee and Ken- tucky, .while an eleventh mill is soon to be constructed at Unidilla, New York. About 15 men will be em- ployed per shift at the local mill, with present plans calling for: operation of one eight-hour shift daily, during which some 6,.0.{]0 feet of ash logs will be processed. If sufficient logs are A letter to the editor of the Natchez Democrat originally aublished some weeks ago has .been widely reprinted, and we have been requested to present it for our own readers' consid- eration. The epistle follows: From The Files Of The Republican "Backward, tulm backward, Oh Time, in thy flight .... " 25 YEARS AGO Mr. Aubrey Beckham and son t Mr. Ray Beckham, of Shaw were guests Friday of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Beckham. Miss Lulu McGehee was here from Jackson the past weekend with the Rev. and Mrs. Henry James McGehee. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Redhead, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Redhead and Bob .and Hugh Redhead went over to Centreville Mon- day to spend the day in ;a family reunion at the home of' Mrs. L. B. Robin.son. Mr. John Edward Cllngan of Mendenhall spent' the past weekend visiting hls parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Clingan. Edna and Frances Woods, Janice Whitehead, Carl and Beth Treppendahl and David Bramlette left Monday morning for a ten day stay at Camp Rose Hill near Canton, an Episcopal camp recentlr opened for juniors. Orla loberts, Jr., and Homer Rudy of Alexandria, I., were recent guests in the home of JAMES DICK FESTIVAL INSTITUTE HERE FRIDAY The historic WoodvillE Baptist Church will be the setting on Friday, July 13, at 7 p.m. for the first .annual Jame:s Dick Fes:tival Institute. Mr. Dick, under the local sponsorship of the Woodville Civic Club. will present a free concert assisted. by twelve of his select students. A candlelight reception honor- ing the visitors will be given at Rosemont for tho:se attending the performance. The ambition of James Dick is to foster a growing interest in the piano art. Mr. Dick's interest in historic preservation was instrumental in his accept- ing the invitation extended him by Rosemont Plantation and the Woodville Civic Club. Uames Dick, a native .of Kansas, was a top finalist in :three of the world's most pres- tigious musical competitions within a period of eight months in 1966: The Busoni in Bolzano, Italy; the Edgar M. Leventritt in New York City; and the Tchaikowsky in Moscow. The Russian News Agency Tass, dur- ing the Moscow competition, hailed him ,as "the favorite of musically sophisticated audi- ences." Following his return to the United States he was hon- ored at the White House. Dur- ing the past three seasons James Dick has been engaged and re- . engaged in over two hundred An open letter to Sen. Sam: According to R. L. Marion, lgdwin, The Watergate Senate project en,gineer, it is hoped that Inve.stigating Committee ]hnstallation of sawmill and Dear Senator: , i other machinery will be com- Why in hell don t you let/pleted by the latter part of this month, with production slated Nixon alone? He has done . a in early August available, a second and even a third shift would be added, IMr. and Mrs: Marshall. Trep- ,-ou'nt7 f" ,, Cow, Calf Marion stated. I pendahl. The O Ames Company was] Mr. ,and Mrs. Dick Sessions Population Shows founded 'in 1774 and is one ofl and little :son, Dlckie, Of Beau- Annual Increase .. ..... , o .  mont, Texas spent the past me nation s omes manulacmr- . . . - - ing firms. Fittingly they chose' ToeeKeL:e vdt'gmiII ;" Mmlss a SMu:iSe According to the Mississippi to locate their first Deep South ' " Farm Report issued by the U.S. .good job in domestic and espc- The mill will convert ash logs Lee accompanied them back to Department of Agriculture, the cially foreign affairs, into implement handles for the plant in one of Mississippi's Texas for a short visit :ow-calf population of Wilkin- In the Watergate Affair, 'no Douglas line of tools, one of most historic sites -- the .first Mr and Mrs N S Anderson ......... d ' , on County has shown a steady one was killed. Nothing was the brand names employed by new.., inausry o incase m woo - ana- :2Mr.s.W."" L. rerg-- uson s-entp I' ncrease in recent" years. Vllie in many years .......... n 'onroe ' 'ruesuay oi mls week 1 xw The building which the new " The on-farm census reflects plant .will occupy contains some 50 YEARS AGO l a county total of 36,900 in 1973, 15,000 square feet of space and i compared with 35,800 in 1972, wa- erected some time a,,o by Dr. Chas. E. CNtehings, Jr., 134,000 in 1971, 33,100 in 1970, and a 00roup of local :busine2;meo, who.. has b00en e 1002,400 vacation oi a xew weegs aquiddick. Someone was 'killed ] The structure, along with a 10-i ' . _ _ I' the pas aecaae coverea oy me a visit to his parenm, r ana .... t ,,a to be formallv l ' I report was a total county cow- But the opposition did not go lt o the company finishing mills ............ t Mrs C E Catchings, left las transferred to the new owners . ' [calf population of 33,900 in 1966. ............. '- .... ek Saturday for New Orleans tot on weu-euy ui bmo wc O Ames Company is a divi- assume the duties of intern at Stolen. No one sold favors for Ames, the parent company. The nloney. Nothing was embezzled, logs.are cut into 1V2-inch square' Bribes ,were neither given or dowels, then into a round shape taken. There was no .aid or with the same diameter, Marion comfort to the Enemy. said. The round stock will then Ted Kennedy had his Chap- be cut into various lengths, bundled, and shipped via rail Mayor Urges Proper I cities throughout the United States and Canada. Use Of City Dump I ] Already well-launched on a Mayor George Gonda of]' distinguished career, the noted Woodville this week issued the pianist has been a frequent following statement relative to guest performer of the Houston the use of the city dump, which l Symphony. This fall he will be is loca.ted a short distance north- the guest artist for the opening west of the corporate limits. "To the Citizens of the Town of Woodvllle and the Surrounding Area: "The ton dump and its sur- rounding area has been a dis- grace and was in a deplorable condtion. It would, h,ave made a ghetto look like a rose garden. "After much work and cost to both the county and Town of Woodville, 'we have ,managed ,for his jugular, at Parkersburg or ,at Kane, Johnson had his Bobby Baker. Pennsylvania. There was embezzling and Elliot Bordelon. formerly of cheating. The opposition did not Simmesport. La.. has been em- sion of McDonough Corporation, Touro Infirmary. Average Wilkinson try to implicate Johnson. ployed as mill manager, and he with headquarters also located Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Beckham John Kennedy l'ad 1]is Diem. and his wife and three children in Parkersburg, W. Va.. and i.s enel%ained the young people County Adult Has Someone was assassinated. The are now residing in Woodville. said to be the nation's larges OfTuesdayOUr tOWneveningandat vicinitYa delightfuln OPposition didn't accuse Ken- Company officials said that manufacturer of shovels, pro- 8,3 Years h Ii t.c,,oo,,n not the surrounding area. There concert of the Jackson Sy,m- phony Orchestra. Mr. Dick has been chosen to represent the U. S. as a member of the distinguished jury at the Fourth International Van Cli- burn Competition in September, 1973. and is the youngest con- cert artist ever invited to judge ....... a maor international competi- tion. The U. S. Department of .tate has invited Mr. Dick to represent the United States on to meet the minimum health the juries of other international standards, competitions as well. Each "We would appreciate and spring he judges the Young urge t:hat all citizens dispose Artists of ,the International Re- of their trash into the dump, cording Competition sponsored by the National Guild of Piano led ulder . in ducin over 250 bvnes Thex also dance at .their country home, y of m . they have already begun buy. o  " "  ............ niece The 1970 Census states that Els bower had hm Sherman  o far tho nlnnf nnrl con make man,, other lawn garden given in nonor ui ,er , , en ' a.h .... i ..... 'v ............................. la-ue the .median educational level Adams There .was a vicuna ,,,,,, nn ,,, on ot" Te --I nd hand tools such as rakes, lvnss ;aln ugAer, ul r q - e " "2. .........  ......... , ..........  ..... mine, La .for adults 25 years old or older ua. 'me opposmn mon  in- plant is Ames tenth mill of this hoes, forks, trowets, weea cu- .. -" r-nt - Sam ] in Wilkinson County is 8.3 years, Volve Eisenhowcr. type and is the only one located ters and shears. McDonough had _ m.essr., v,,, .'''- -- d I according to the State Depart- Truman had his T Lamar in the Deep South The nearest sales of $213,276,000 in 1972. empanr or rdOmoaft::r2:l ment of Education. __- -- home rest " Y Caudle and General Vaughn. I -g---,,, .......................... I This means that half of all nere was income ax nlngl " -- : " "" - Mrs / adults interviewed in tne county and deep freezers. The opposi-]l I I I' , f  S t = |_ C .... ,.a lme nome oi ailana '1 .for the census had completed tl ' am l*osso ana a y 'on didnt try to drive TrumaniUnl r'ete from t-ercy s ,reeK ooys !more than 8.3 years of school. out of office. I : .....  I 75 YEARS AGO The other half had completed R .......  o-d Truman hadl .......  ................ --'-,-" ........... ......... ''' " I . i ..... less man o.o year. A1 er Hiss He was a commumst TON r of ths a e is Thin section of ne county g ' ' I DEAR MISTER EDI : I said a wonde ' ' g ..... ;n People who want to upgrade r the inner circles of advisors t . , ]that a 17 year old boy can amve Iwas vlsleo y a very severe ra their educational level may take during negotiations with Stalin/ Welledsir;heall/:urtl :nd n;' la car through the church circle ldad tThlnderstOmn:laWedne;f advantage of two programs now The o ositmn dd not accuse SUlVlV on two wheels, anct y e ns pP ' " " ] " driveway ' ' I " ' offering second chances to loosevelt of selling out to the Iglad to see that you did. A heaPlwith one arm flopped out the lightning and claps of thunder adults over the state ::gh/d';'t you call off your iloi d!e::w:lyhnllgtflial:nethij l:wnd:;vebrUt aclh.oes:aihee :)dr! :ar!:ec)ir:balaiveia/aYll Eneti:gll:;s ad2::s Btls levision side show and lea ] " . . ]without cutting up g ] . . I teach adults to read, .write, and dglIndu!ylb:g(Pir:tPtfPesl!ciieuY t 's;roi2ghad a clipping]ii,sCra2SndPle;2g:!th:i thde!bewh:ldotth: re" Yrom the Newl:2T!ia/t%cPagrm " i:vel he - J " Y P left over from last Saturday l ....... ,o will make of l Orleans papers that a quaran-| .............. ,,, out i th ma'orit the  e m u c r     l ' . I meng wes tu.,. y vaos,- . If, n e ,1 Y, Y night when the fellers took UPjh,aoa, visit Clem said thel tine has been establlshed+,,, ,oo omm o-  ,,,. ,, ,re responsible towards their the Am er]c a n way oflt,,  .... ,, nnd Nlxon seem tol against the State of Mississippi ], , , .... , ...... ,  o,h, ,t o . n m nities then the .... " ............ w ........................ - ea 2 a dcornr u ::__,. _ y ,celebrating by s,a crlflci.n_g!hit it right off, and he, for one, land parties going into.Louisiana least, a year, or whose high _ ,,. c,vcc sou v--, ,, ourselfs on the hignways. rmll s going to worry until he finds l trom this Stae mu'st .nave a school class ,has .already grad- e.vlces ana .a.generai sae oi piece he saw was about wherelout what we've sold and give the I ,health certificate. .. uated--can qualify for a certif- uer in socmy, it mo ma y a lot of cities now. is putting ml,,, h time The Russian] The H. S. and B. G. juvenne  ......  , o ,,, hn] ve0ple shortcut the law and !ook computered t r a.f fie light]ideY/"] deal ]s'ail take and no I baseball clubs played another :, .........  ........ r a full day's pay for a laalf systems that count the cars,:.]',,-,,,-r]m said we have a ' game Thursday evening. The ',,'naana aii,,,,, , ua ' " 't 1 . s,-=, ,uu ._. ......... . ,., ,,v,,, ....oo.oo.vv. ....  Y s work, then there is h t e eed and .... find out the traffic sp ]hnvrt tim learnin that. The game was a very h]terestmg one, ,a ........  ,   o,,, ,, :aa. can e ache ttrough legis- rigger out how to change the ] Democrats - had a prltty good but the .H S's again proved "=+'.:', 2,': ":,',,;='',,: ,aion o ena inllal;ion 1,o pro- l.h= ca arahrtr p-qn keen l ..... ,,-- .' .2 _ , _, n,, ,,or= , ,,,gn s,,,u, u,,,vm.. _ .'. ' ,,s,,  "-" .... "  " issu- * .... on in tna wneat neir su,perlorly oy a score u ......... , tect the consumer in me mar- oin as fast as possible Ed]_' . ...--" ........ t all 19 to 14 'or more mlormalon a'oou k   ' " coal, ulem alloweu, uu . either oI .mese programs, con- etplace, or through law en st h his we I _ . . . . - said instead of fa 'g th, tealtn" and lying the The Montefeore Literary As- . ............... f orcemen o make people re- ought to .be building them n,hono ShaVe been caught sociation, after laying dormant ac your meat puonc scnum u Spect the rights of others Gov- s eed bleakin humps in the .............. p - g your nearest junior college, or (Continued on Page 8) road .about ever mile. And Ed at lately make that $400 million for several months, has .again write: "Second Chance"--Adult will be a watchman or Deputy Sheriff on duty ,at various times. VIOLATORS WILL BE PROSECUTED."--George Gonda, Mayor. Teachers, representing a mem- bership of over 80.000. The Mason-Hamlin small con- cert piano on which Mr. Dick will perform Friday ev#ning will be loaned by the Rev. John Woodville Swimmers Place Well In Natchez Meet The Woodville "Flying Fish" swimming tea:m, under direc- tion of Coach Amy Day, took part, in a dual swimming meet against the Natchez team there being distributed at Town 'Hall last Saturday The local swim- in Woodville while they last. mers did remarkably well in The concert will truly be a their initial outing for a team memorable one or those in that has been working out for atendance. Niemeyer. The sterling silver pins under each of the keys are the size of a sflx penny nail. All the metal fittings, hinges and feet of the piano are of solid and cast brass. Tim fine instru- ment. acquired by Father Nie- meyer in 1942, has keys covered with Indian elephant ivory. Tickets for the concert are Local Track Stars To Run In Texas After leading the WCTS Girls Wildcat Track Team to a state championship in May, 1973. the Shermans. Carrie and Alpha, both qualified to run in the Region XI Junior Olympics track winning meet to be held in Waco. Texas, only four weeks, their coach said. Taking part in the meet for the Flying Fish were Lee John- ston, Bubba Johnston. Leigh Martens. Danny Plenix. Ruby Phenlx, Liz Ventress, Alex Ven- tress, Dave Rosso, Lallie Owens, Patti Herrington, Sissy Mathls. William Day, David Day, and Susan McCraine. L o c a 1 swimmers on August 21, according to Prin- cipal Wordy Hicks. Jr. Because of their outstanding perform- ances in both the 100 and 220 yard dashes these girls will also run in the national Junior Olympics to be held in Hating, Nebraska. Hicks added. In addition to the Texas meet, The Weather Week's Date Rain Hi* Lo* Wed., July 4 Tr 94 71 Thu., July 5 Tr 88 70 Fri., July 6 1.24 85 71 at., July 7 .17 86 70 Sun., July 8 Tr 92 70 Mon., July 9 0 93 69 ,said he wasn't sure about the value of these big roads where you got four lanes for traffic, one lane for the ambulance and one for the wreckers to pick up the pieces. larthcrmore, vhen me and the old lady got to church Sunday the preacher had cars on his mind. He was talking about the younger generation and I dozed, off in spots, but I recall he said kids today don't have any more devilment in em Tue., July 10 0 93 69 Daily Readings: Rainfall 1 p.m. than any other generation, but Temperatures 5 p.m. new they all ,got cars so they (Statistics furuished courtesy of can spread the mischief over he Miss. Forestry Commission.)more ,territory. Tle reacher mistake a minor matter, resumed activity and ,held a Speaking of stealing, Mister very Interesting meeting at the Editor. I am disagreed with the residence of Mr. and Mrs. I. T. judge that jest made them Hart on last Tuesd,ay night. Mr. soldiers that stole from Army Martin Rothschild was elected clubs in Vitnam give everthing President in place of Mr. B. Gos- back to the Guvernment and take jobs without pay I'd ruther be pore and free than rich behind bars. But you can't rigger money. I recall Tommy linski who resigned and under his able direction the associa- tion will no doubt flourish. A picnic to take place on M.ay 12 was 0xdered. Manville onct said ,he spent $1 Mr. and Mrs. Martin Roths- million gittlng rid of 12 wive,s, child left Sunday morning via but he had no regrets cause Centrevllle for Vicksburg and gifting rid of sx was worth the returned home Friday. Mr. price, so he got a bargain. Rothschild was in attendance at the session o.f the rand Yours truly, Lodge, K. of P., of which body Uncle Pete 'he s ,, member. Education, State Department of Education, Box 771, Jackson, Ms. 39205. James Vines Now Stationed Here With Hwy. Patrol Patrolman James Vines. a local native, was recently trans- ferred to Woodvllle with the Mississippi Highway P at rol. joining Patrolman H. N. Jonson, Jr.. on the local patrol beat. Vines ls a graduate of Wood- ville Attendance Center plaes in the scoring included: Girls 8 and under. Liz Ven- tress, 3rd in free style Boys 9-10. relay team of Danny Phenix, Lee Johnston, Leith Martens and Alex Ventress. 2nd place. Lee Johnston, back stroke. 3rd place. Boys 11-12, Bubba Johnston. 3rd in butterfly and 6th place if the Shermans qualify, they in both back and breast strokes, will also be flown to Ann Arbor, Girls 11-12, Mathis, 3rd Michigan, to participate in an- in free style. Patti Herrtngton, other meet. 3rd in butterfly. Coach Hicks wishes o express Boys 13-14. William Day, 1st sincere thanks to those who in butterfly and 2nd in both helped in making this program 'back and breast strokes, possible. Since this i not a Boys 15-17. David Day, 2nd in school project dnring the sum- free style. Girls 15-17, Susan McCraine, 3rd in breast stroke. mer, it s necessary to raise funds 'for the Texas trip. There- fore a contribution from inter- ested persons will be appreci- ated for this worthy cause. Please send your contribution to: Wordy Hicks, Jr.. Principal, P. O. Box 875, Woodville, Mis. graduated from the state hi,h- way patrol academy a year ago. Since that ,time he had been stationed .at Port Gibson .before and being trn, sferred to Woodville. 39669.