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i i It I I I I1 II I I l I 4 '/ II t 'L , i ! J ! 1 I I I l | ! I Page 4 V MISSISSIPPI OUTLOOK by Paul Pittman The Woodville Reubllcan, Woodvfllo, M;..i..;oo; I I What is fascinating ,about COUNTY BOARD OF t, he current political situation its that Mayor Evers, Demo- SUPERVISORS MEET cratic national committeeman for Mississippi, views the pros- pect of a Kennedy-Wallace (Continued from last week) ticket in 1976 with a pragmatic Third District Road Fund: calm. "Wallace," he says," "could A. J. Darden, salary, $509.97; make a better president than Harold C Bruss, Jr.. same. $276. I Lyndon Johnson." 24: Leslie H. Hughes, same. $307. Evers, whatever his faults, is 65: Marion Earl McCurley, same, .Eqt. Co,, serv. & pLs., $56.73; T.[00; Richard Logan supplies & L. James Co., asphalt, $72.00; I travel, $81.38; Ginn Office Sup., Planters Hdw., hdw., $63.20; D-Icalculator Engr. sup., $180.00; Aquila Oil Co., fuel, $576.80; Su-lScott' s Auto Repair, serv., $35. per Service Sta.. tire repr., etc.,,09; J. D. McCraine. postage, $9 $65.19; T. L. James & Co., as- 80: Planters Hdw.. hdw.. $12.74; ph.alt, $q2.00: SW Miss. 11:, Super Service Sta.. gas. $122.88: utilities. $30; T. J. James & same. $6.44; Woodville Rcpubli- Co.. asphalt, $72.00. can, adv. bids. $39.82: McComb Fifth District Road Fund: 1 Governor George Wallace of 1972 ,labama, Senator Edward Ken- nedy of Massachusetts. Gov- ernor Bill Waller of Mississippi, and Charles Every, the flam- boyant; black mayor of Fay- ette ..this is only. a partial cast of characters upon which the hopes of the national Demo- cratic party lie in 1976 for electing a president. IL is being widely discussed that there is a growing con- viction on the part of Demo- Tom Ashley, salary, $503.19; There is room for the idea in not talking off the top of his $294.01; William L. McGraw, Jewel Anders, same. $271.77; all these cases that the victories llead at this point. Readers may same, $279.36: Victory Tax Fd.. Sidney Nettles, same, $243.26; recall that he has visited Gov- w'held, $113.40: Stal;e Income Clyde Nettles. same, $231.27; were p,as:ing things, based in ernor Wallace since Wallace w, as shot during the presidential campaign of 1972. And he talks Lo him periodically by tele- phone. More than that. Evers has close ties with the Kennedy family Lies he .has, cultivated parL on the now almost mori- bund carcass of traumatic social change, as well as the 'emer- gence of a new breed of politi- cally-oriented leaders. These are men who arc on the' make in the bu,sincss world and not wedded to the traditional links over a decade of campaigns and with the soil and the old civil rights battles involving Democratic ties that persisted Mississippi and the South. Tax. same. .82; Retiremenl David Day, same, $259.92; Fd., Co. share, $43.88; w'held, Claude Johnson same, $253.26; $43.88: Soc. Sec. Fd.. w'held & Morris Nettles, same. $270.07; Co. share. $245.72; Insurance Fd., Jerry Nettles. same, $:t71.76; same. $193.15; Miss. Power & Otis Jackson. same. $338.94; Earl Light. utilities, $4.15; Big River Van Jackson. same. $259.02; Supply Co., cff.l'erts, $185,.37; Buell Wisher, same, $284.79; Crown Service Sta.. serv.. $21.00; William Nettles, same. $212.23; E. B. Pritcharcl. same. $5.00: Victory Tax Fd.. w'held. $261.50; Gulf Oil Products. fuel, $291.64: State Income Tax Fd.. same, $3. Minna Erstling, lot rent, $10.00. 38; Retirement Fd.. Co. share. Friday, July 20, 1973 Sty. Co., repr. machine. $52.80; hole punch, $6.95. County Fal'm Fund: Lucille Whittington. allowance. $25.00: Eloise Wilson, same, $20.00: Wil. 1973 custom wide body V2-ton pickup truck. One used 1964 Dodge pickup is m be sold at the same time.I tHere follows copy of order of Board directing clerk to ad- vertise for the purchase for the use of Firsl District of one new crawler-type ,ractor with bull- dozer blade. Bids for Lhe sale ,, of one used Internat, ional TD 15 tractor will be received at the same time.) Ordered that the Board do , Co, Welfare Dept., expense. $75. now recess until Thursday, July 00; child welfare, $50.00: Bettye 5. 1973 at 9 o'clock a.m, Plitt, postage, food stamps, $63. 20; Miss. Power & Light. utili- Thursday, July 5. 1973 ties, welfare dept., $87.29: Ginn The Honorable Board met this Office Supply, oft sup., food day pursuant o recessing. All stamps, $19.40: McComb Sty., members were present. ,ALSO same. $1.50; same. $2.20: Town present was Alonzo H Sturgeon, of Woodville, utilities. $6.42. Clerk. Public Health Fund: Wil. Co. (Here follows copy of order Health Dept.. allotment. $850.00: of Board directing clerk to ad" cratic party functionaries that until the carly 1940's. Now enters on the scene Fourth District Road Fund: the best lmpe for winning the Senator Ted Kennedy tested Governor Bill Waller. Waller Leon Cavin. salary, $468.96; W. presidency in 1976 lies in re- the temperature of this part/c- has appointed blacks to key W. Hammack. same, $288.09; gaining the fallow Deep South ular water recently when he state positions and he has as- Elmo Sanders, same, $288.09; ground..which a succession of spoke a a ceremony in Decatur. !sumed a public position of racial Irvin Dennis, same. $342.60: events have rendered barren Ala.. honoring Governor George]moderation unheard of in this Cscar Tillcry, same, $323.89; during the past decade. Wallace. This. in itself, in days century for a Mississippi gover- Howard Wyatt. same. $204.22; The alienation is no figment pasl,, would have horrified Wal- nor. Robert Johnson, same. $78.33; of the imagination. Goldwater lace supporters. They v 1 e w e d Thc big question is whether Victory Tax Fd.. w'held, $159.30; unveiled it in 1964. and Re- the Kenne:ty name as an an- the whole Democratic thing, State Income Tax Fd., same, $1. publican President Richard thema o all the things they hanging as it does on the 10: Retirement Fd.. Co. share, Nixon reinforced this possibility perceived that the fiery Ala- slender hread of populist $110,34; w'hcld, $110.34: Soc. Sec. with the inroads he made in bama governor, now crippled philosophy, can ,be put together. Fd.. w'held & Co. share. $296.62; the formerly olid-Dcmocratic by an intended assassin's bullet. It is evident that Mayor Insurance Fund, same $157.47; South in 1968 and especially in had atways stood for. Evers has his doubts. He still Big River Supply Co., culvert. ........................................................................................... $293.60; Jimmie's Auto Service, Clearing the ring of '73s. $165.94: w'held, $165.94; Soc. Sec.]Polly R. Evans, regr. vital slat.. Fd., w'held & Co. share. $515.76; ] $40.00: vital stat.. $5.50. Insurance Fd.. same, $388.62; Big Courthouse Special Fu n d : River Supply Co. grader bladeS, lBeekham,s Elec. Serv.. serv., ct. $405.38; Buffalo Services, fuel,[ $1,212.18; parts, $74.60; tire repr., hse., $592.50. etc.. $27.41; tires, $108.54; Carter Revenue Sharing Fund: Jerry Eqt. Co., serv. & pts., $774.77: Enis, labor, $140.00: Retirement Platers Hdw.. hdw., $1651.43; Fd., Co. Share. $6.30; Soc. Sec. Scott's Auto Repair, serv.. $421. 72; SW Miss. EPA, utilities, $2. 30; Delos Floyd, 200 bales hay, $120.00; Justin Cavin. same, $100:0.0; Buffalo Water As'sn., utilities $6.36. Co.-wide Road & Bridge Fund: serv. & pts. $51.85; C M Trep- j. D. McCraine, salary, Engr. pendahl, hdw., $13,30; Carter serv., $520.06; R. M. Inman, same. $477.32; Paul Chapman, Fd., same. $8.19. Courthouse Building Fund: Juanita Robinson, adm. serv., $350.00. WPireas, Steve Reed, Priest- dent of the Board of Supervisors of Wilkinson County, Mississip- pi, has suffered a severe illness and because thereof found it necessary on the advice of his physicians to resign as President vertise for the purchase for casll from Revenue Sharing Fund for use of the Fourth Supervisor'S District of one new motor grader.) Ordered that the Board do now recess until Friday, July 6, 1973 at 9 o'clock a.m. Tom Ashley, President Friday, July 6. 1973 The Honorable Board met this day pursuant to recessing. All members were present. AlSO presen was Alonzo H. Sturgeon, :: Clerk. (Here follows copies of letter s from Richard T. Logan. County Engineer, setting forth the pres: Ford Price-fighter Clearance H & R FORD, Inc., Woodville, Miss. entertains visions of a politi- cally potent block of black, and perhaps poor white votes, spelling the difference to can- didates for public office If the national Democratic p ary rises again in the near future, in the Deep South, it will be a surprise. And this in spite of Governor Wallace Sen- ator Ted Kennedy, Governor Bill Waller, Mayor Charles Evers. et als. same. $262.54; Woodrow Price, same, $295.84: Richard Logan, same. $655.80; Victory Tax Fd.. w'held, $94.70; Soc. Sec. Fund, w'held & Co. share, $305.40: Re- tirement Fd.. same $117.45; w'- held $117.45; Insurance Fund. w'held & Co. share, $59.25; Fred McCarstle, Engr.. serv., $330.00; Verlis Perry, dragline serv., $420. 03; Bettye Sturgeon, SB 1726, $30{).(}0; Joe Math/s, labor, $300. 00; Charles White, same, $300. TO SERVEERYOI l BETT Follow these Suggestions and You'll Save Money this Summer ... and Still Stay Cool! You want to stay Cool this slimmer. And you - # Call with flameless electric air conditioning. ,, And o1" course you want to use your air conditioning ,is wi, ely and economically as possible. You can do that too by following these 1 simple suggestions: I. the proper size of air conditioning cquilment' " s ' / 2. Be Stll'C that your home is well 111, ulated. / 3. Shade windows and lass doors to keep direct siJnlight out of the house. 4; Keep doors and windows tightly closed. Wealheli:s!ripping will help you do this. 5. ,.Use exhaust fans to get rid of kitchen and bat h room heat. ,., 6. If yol have all attic, be sure it's well ventilated. 7.11' you have lh-eplaces, dose the dampers tightly. 8. Plan your housework so the heaviest use of your ovcll, washer, and dryer is during the coolcl )art of the da). : , 9 C hange or clean liltcrs on air conditioning / cqLiipnlellt regularly. 10. Move your thermostat setting up a I few degrees. Chances a e you 11 neve no,sce the P-'-7- :&- i difference in temperature. ' i Follow these simple suggeslions, and Rcddy Kilowatt is col,fidcni you and your family will have a more comfortable, more enjoyable sulnmer---;.It a sav!ng! Remember: serves you better. Best of all when YoU use it wisely. mmJ /JISSISSIPPl POWER &LIGHT 50 Years Helping Build Mississippi MID'DLE SOUTH UTILITIES SYSTEM of the Board of Supervisors of ent State Aid funds avails 'ble to Wilkinson County as well as said Wilkinson County which of- the revised priorities of pen& lice he has continually held for ing State Aid projects a,s fop a period of 13 years. The Board of Supervisors of lows: Priority No.. 1, Woodville" aid Wilkinson County does] .Pond Road. 3.6 miles grade: herein and hereby regretfully drain and surface estimates accept the resignation of Steve cos $404.946.00: Priority No. % Reed a President of this Board Cane Creek Road. 2.8 mile of Supervisors to be effective immediately ,and hope that Mr. Reed will recover his health in the near future and will coh- tinue to serve as a member of this Honorable Board as he has been an asset to the people of Wilkinson County in his service on this Board. (Here follows copy the letter of resignation presented to the Board by Steve Reed, copy of which has already been pub- lished in this newspaper.) The Board of Supervisors of Wilkinson cOunty, Missisippi, having accepted the resignation of Steve Reed as President, and A. J. Darden, Jr., Vice President of said Board of Supervisors having refused to accept the office of President of this said Board, upon Tom Ashley, mem- ber of said Board of Supervisors from the Fifth Supervisor's Dis- trict, being nominated ,for Pres- ident of said Board of Super- visors, and his nomination ,be- ing duly seconded, said Tom Ashley was elected unanimously as President of said Board of Supervisors' and took office im- mediately. Ordered that the Board do now recess until Tuesday, July 3, 1973 at 9 o'clock a.m. Tom Ashley, President Tuesday, July 3, 1973 The Honorable Board met this day pursuant to recessng. All members were present. Also .present were Alonzo H. Stur- geon, Clerk and H. B. McGraw. Sheriff. (Here follows copy of order of Board authorizing Supervisor of First DistriCt to advertise for sale one used Ford Tractor, Model 31022A-BL. which is no longer used by said district.) (Here follows copy of order of Board directing clerk to ad- vertise for the purchase for use of Second District of one new grade drain and surface, estD mated cost $152,000.00 Priority .*i No. 3. Natchez-Rosetta Road, 3.6 .. miles grade, drain and surface,: estimated cost $197,000.00) Ordered that the Board dO now recess until Monday, July 9. 1973 at 9 o'clock a.m: Tom Ashley, Presidert (Cdntinued next week) "IFor now Jam in a holiday humour:' William Shakespeare 1564-1616 The holiday season brings a lot of happiness, as well as a lot of traveling and time spent away from home. Your Farm Bureau insurance agent can help protect ?3u with Farm Bureau auto insurance while you're traveling and protect your home with Farm Bureau homeowners qsurance while you're away. Call your local Farm Bureau insurance agent today about preparing for tomorrow. Richard Flaccomio ' \\; 888-3661 or 4612 k Box 444  Woody/lie, Miss. FOR REFRIGERATION SERVICE Call 888-7331 For fast, dependable service on Wiring Appliances Air Conditioning Heating SANDER'S Refrigeration Service #l II Dennis Cotton Sanders Main Street Woodville