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, o I "i ' "1 t" "7 ") Page 4 The Woodvi'lle Republican, Woodvitle, M,ss,ss,ool ' "- "' " MISSISSIPPI OUTLOOK by Paul Piffman What very well may be the first shot to be fired in the 1976 ,lnas been active in Perrytown News Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mc- Clenthan and sons, Chuckle'and Todd, visited Mr. and Mrs. Willie Hazlip last week and are visit- ing Mr. ,and Mrs. T. E. Crum- holt in Baton Rouge before re- "turning to their home in Free- mont. Ohio. Mrs. Hazel Hazllp has re- Mrs. Marion Seward and Mr.[ land Mrs. D. T. Pritchard and I Young family, in Vldalia Sunday. I ! Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Murray I are happy to have their son-in- I law and daughter, Mr. and Mr.s. Fred Kelly, anti children. Troy and Missie. move into their new home iri Crosby after making their home in Magnolia, Ark.. for the past several years. senatorial campaign may take affairs, pressing, for instance, turned to her home after spend- Mr. and Mrs. Elvin Perry, Jr.. place in the improbable location for the release of the prisoners ing a week in Belzoni with her of Natchez visited his parents, of Lake. Mississippi, on Labor of war m Vietnam. And, he brother, Mr. Fabus Paxton. She Mr. and Mrs. Elvin Perry, Sun- Day weekend where ambitious made eight trips to Vietnam to was jettied there by another day. They also visited their h.icnds of Congressman G. V. visit the troops prmr to their brother, Mr. Willard Paxton of grandmother. Mrs. Georgia Mur- Montgomery will honor him with withdrawal. Richmond. Va.. and Mr. and ray, in Field Memorial Hospital an appreciation day. But. the fact that Senator Mrs. Jimmy Wihon Paxton. Mr. in Centrevllle where .she has It ks no secret that Mont- Stennis may not run for an- and Mrs. Joe Sevaguny, and Mr. been a patient for sew:ral weeks. gomery would like to go to the other term in no way puts: anti Mrs. Louis Adams for a* Mr. and Mrs. James Anders U. S. Senate. And. at this point..Montgomery home free in hislwonderful reunion with her;and children of Natchez visited it is a fairly well established, important race. family. I their parents, Mr. and Mrs. though unannounced, fact that For one thing, he is bound Mr. and Mrs. Jewel AnderslJewel Anders. on the Fourth of were in Natchez Friday on bus- July, Senator John Stennls will not to have some competition. At- ines's and visited Mr. and Mrs. I Dr. and Mrs. Elwyn Cavin and seek re-election, torney General A. F. Summer More than that. there is a perhaps the hottest political H. B. Huff. I daughter, JoJo, of Lake Charles, good chance that Senator James property in the state, is known O. Eastland will not run for to have an interes in the sen- be sorry to know that he is a re-election in 1978. ate seat. And. it is not incon- Thus, Mississippi's two senate ceivable that LL Oov. William pltal in Centrevtlle. We wish him seat apparently .will be up for Winter will hold back and try a .speedy recovery. grabs. This will create an m- for the senate seat in preference Mrs. Ruby Cavin of Natchez teresting situation which ought to running for governor in 1975. spent several days last week to be watched by those who One unknown quantity is State with her mother. Mrs. Eleese have on interest inthe state's Representative John Hampton Perry. Mrs. Perry has been o.n political situation. Stennis. The Jackson attorney the sick list. And Montgomery and his is known to have higher politi- Mr. and Mrs. Elvin Perry friends are definitely interested, col ambitions, vlsitecl their children, Mr. and The Meridian native and former Should his father not seek state senator will be recognized re-election, it is conceivable that seat. by his friends in Scott county Stennis, on the ba-is of his Their view is that he can as well as other politically- name alone, might try for the capitalize on his nme and the oriented friends in east central big one. good will his father has built Mississippi who think Montgom- Although he has been courted ery has a good chance to be by Democrats to try to un'seat elected. Congressman Thad Cochran. a The bachelor congressman Republican, some of hks friends has enjoyed a high profile since have advised him to go for the going to the U. S. Congress. He one-shot try at the U. S. Senate Friends of Mr. 'Earl Cavln will La.. spent the weekend with his mother and visited his father, pient in Field Memorial Hos- Mr. E. F. Cavin. in Field Hm:- up over the years. A defeat in this case would not be politically destructive. On the other .hand, a defeat for the U. S. House of Representa- tives might be. pital in Centreville. Visiting Mrs. Nina Sturdivant this week were Mrs. Eunice Thompson and Mrs. Mac Ham- mack of Baton RoUge and Mr. and Mrs. Ken Thompson. Mr. and Mrs. Kenny Cavin and Shone. and Mr. and Mrs. Mack Sturdivant and children, all of Natchez. MARS HILL NEWS Mr. and Mr& Butler Halford of Gloster visited friends and relatives in our community Mon- day. Mr. and Mrs. Morris Vines of Natchez spent the weekend at their .home here. ., I i _= L ' - --" --_ 'q , -- _ T, I ' I .... .- _ in . i _ k - [ - F i _ L' ,n j I n = I j. i Electric air conditioning makes summer living a lot more pleas- ant.., and a few common- sense rules can help you enjoy. it more and save money, too. Proper care of your equipment, including cleaning filters regu- larly, will help reduce operating costs, Your Electric Power Asso- ciation has a free booklet for you which will help you get the most for your money for all your uses of electricity, all year long. Visit our office for a copy of it, or write us, We want you to enjoy your summer economically! SOUTHWEST ELECTRIC POWER ASSOCIATION Natchezian Goes "Country" in Nashville (Eflitor's Note: The following feature story wl]k'h appearedland Loretta gave a barbecue for in a recent isue of the Natchez the publishers and represena- Democrat will be of interest to tires of fan clubs throughout local residents since the subject is the granddaughter of Mr. and] the' U.S. and Beverly? Wednesday night was cli- Mrs, Leonard Wisner of Can- maxed with a banquet for fans nonsburg, both former Wilkin- son County residents.) by Joann Culver Unlike many area teenagers, 16-year-old Beverly McMillan leans rewards country western music instead of the more pop and representatives of clubs and many of the stars per.- formed for some 1000 persons attending. Thursday Beverly helped the Johnson Sisters man Loretta's boo4,h. Since the star had in- tunes, jured her hand and had it She aspires to be a profes- I bandaged, Beverly helped in siGnal singer and spent all Iast(writing autographs for her. Af- week in Nashville as guest of terwards sh, e st,aT'ted to meet country music star Loretta many of the other top per- Lynn. She has been acquainted former3 who had arrived. with the singer since .she met Frid.ay Beverly again went to her in 1970 t.,a show in Jack- son where Beverly presented her with a song she wroLe about Miss Lynn, "Sweet Memorien of You." Later Beverly was performing at a show in Walker when one of Miss Lynn's scouts signed her up for a snow with Loretta in Houma, La. The show was in August last year. Later Beverly saw Loretta appearing in Monroe and Alex- andria and stopped %o say 'hi.' Loretta told her she wanted her to come up to visit her in Nash- ville sometimc.s. Last month the time was right. Loretta called Beverly at her home and asked her to come up for .the Fan Fare Week at Nashville. Beverly asked her family, Mr. and Mrs. Emmett D. McMillan of Pine Ridge Road and brother Doyle, Jr.. and all agreed it would be an opportunity. Beverly is going to be a senior a Thomas Jtfferson High School in the fall. She left June 3 with Miss Lynn's ecretary. Monday they arrived at Loret- ta's home in Hurricane Mills, Tenn., and then she and Lo- retta drove on into Nashville for the Fun Fare Week. They .picked up their tickets for the events at the Colliseum and then Loretta took Beverly to her recording enterprise and she visited oher publishing companies of top country west- ern singing stars like Conway Twitty, Doll, y Parton and 1)he Wilburn Brothers. Then they toured the Country Music Hall of Fame. Tuesday Bevcrly met the Johnson sisters, president and co-president of the Loretta Lynn Fan Club nd International Fan Club Organization, and they helped set up the star's booth at the Collieum where the shows would be done. The booths held records and photographs of the stars. That evening, Conw.ay Twltty the Fun Fare. Later she tourecI .ome of the stars' homes in Nashvilh'. such as Brenda Lee's, Conw'ty Twitty's. Johnny Cash's. 'Vex Pdltcr's und Sl,:eeLer Davis'. Loret, ta left Friday for a two- week vqcntion m Canada so Beverly spem Salurduy touring more home, with her secretary. Sunday she visited Loretta's home at Hurricane Mills before icavin,L She a, lso sopped at Flvis Presley's home m Memphis on her ret, urn trip o NatcheZ. I Beverly said Lorctla will be at tile Monrc Rodeo again in September and sl]e hopes 1,o see her there. Aske if Loretta had ever performed in Natetez. Bev- erly said. "Yc. abom, five years ago. She'd like I,o come back azld do a perfornlanee here again, she said." ] Meanwhile Beverly dreams of the day she might also be a star. I She practices on L1]e guita her grandfather bought, her and composes some of her own music. At least for this summer, she ks busy taking her senior English and governmet courses in ad- vance so she might not miss so much, while performing at area shows next year. "I've loved country lllUSlC since I was a baby," she said. 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