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Page 4 J, , , the fact that the s,tate pays the g, overnor&apos;s dues for membership fin clubs like the swank Patio M ! ! Club, Capital City Petroleum t ClUbtry Club.and the River l=lills Coun- by Paul Pit man I King, referring to ,the Clarion- Ledger story as ,a "hatchet job," s, aid that the instance of an With Agnewesque-like convie- So ir, ritated was the governtor expenditure reported in the tion, some of Gov. Bill Walle,r's at ,a story in the Jackson story for "liquor and $15 steaks" top aides are convinced that the Clarion-Ledger recently, that he constituted a single instance Mississippi press, at least a prevailed on State Auditor Hamp and had not been customary. portion of it, is out to get their King to write a letter defending If. in fact, some of the press boss. expcnditures of state tax money is out to "'get Waller," as same This belief, in fact. extends for personal expenses, of his aides believe, the story all the .way to the top where King, in a lengthy letter to goes deeper than a single in- insiders say that the governor Editor Tom Hederman of the stance of the Clarion-Ledger reacts, sometimes with purplish Jackson Clarion-Ledger, noted story referred ,to be the state The Woodville Republican, Woodville, Misslssippt i COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEET State .of Mississippi County of Wilkinson Be it kno,wn and remembered that on this the 6th day of August, A. D., 1973 at 9 o'clock a.m., .the Wilkinson County Board of Supervisors convened in regular monthly session in the Courthouse. The roll being called, the f.ol- lowing answered p'resent: Steve Reed. A. J. Darden. Leon Cavin, Louis Gaulden and Tom Ashley. Als.a .present were Alonzo H. Sturgeon and H. B. McGraw. The monthly .reports of John J. Dale, County Agent: Marjorie F. White, Extension Home Econ- cmist: and State Hospital Com- mission were received, ,approved and filed. Claims agains,t the County were approved as follows: General Fund: Alonzo H. Stur- invective, to unfavorable com- ment about him in the press. "Newspapermen are headhunters instead of headline hunters." he once grumbled after .an unfavor- able column about him appeared in a Jackson newspaper. But insofar as exposure goes, 1 e - J that expendttures by the present laudltor. governor ,were not unique, in I For one thing, Gov. Waller that "the State of Mississippi I ha s been something, less than a has provided housing and en-lparagon of tact and diplomacy tertainment facilities for the use In dealing with Capitol reporters. of its Chief Executive and his Mare than that, he constcucted family fro" a considerable hum- a major portion of his success- bet of yeas." ful 1971 campaign for election Friday, August 17, 1973 the governor and his aides.would be hard put, to criticize the newspapers. He is per,haps the most publicized govern, or in re- l State Inc,cme Tax Fd.. same, serv., shff., $95.69; Mary Russ, Retirement Fd, same, $123.20; $'41.39: Retirement Fd, same, J.p.. $110.00: Myctle Wisher. Co. share. $I44.14; Soc. Sec. Fd., $121.16: Co. share. $172.27: Soc. same. $375.00: Samuel Minor, w'held & Co. share. $333.20; Ins. Sec. Fd.. w'held & Co. share, same. 5.00: Carl Wall same. Fd.. same. $206.46: D'Aquila Oil $263.64; Insu.rance Fd., same. $50.C0: Dennis Vines. inquest, Co.. tires. $4.30: Super Service cent history, his now familiar face appearing numerous times, on some occasions, in the same edition. But it is the adverse editorial comment and news stories that send staffers, and sometimes .the governor, into a tailspin. $101.74; Woodville Republican, pub. minutes, notice, $103.50; Planters Hdw.. janitorial sup- plies, $12.01; Vick's Garage, repr. mower, $2.00; Town of Wood- ville, utilities, ct. hse. & jail, $20.28; Miss. Power & Light Co.. $3.00: Elzie Earls. same. $3.0,0; Station. tire ,repr., parts, etc., Tom Griffin. same, $3.00: John- $112.32: D'Aquila Oil Co...fuel, hie Gordon. same, $3.00: James $770.00; Carter Eqt. Co., serv., Woodside. same, $3.00; Hardie pts., $87.84; Wasd's Auto Supply, Leake, same. $3.00: Betty Daw- parts, $123.61: Big River Supply, son. assessor-collector, $706.02; grader blades. $405.38: T. L.. Julia Henderson. dep. assessor, James Co.. asphalt. $72.00; same. $345.46: Campbell Pes.t $221.34: Sammy R. Johnston, Holiman Eqt. Co., parts. $196.67; Control. serv., jail. $5.50: Sand- Louisa H. McGraw. same, $221. serv., pts.. $362.00: Jimmie's ers Elcc. Serv.. bulbs, ct. hsc.. 34; Victory Tax Fd.. w'held. $284. Auto Serv.. same. $631.81: SW Miss. EPA. utilities. $3.00: Mc- $;0.0a: M",ss. Bd. of Animal 70: State Income Tax Fd.. same. Health, vac. calves. $58.60; $44.98: Retirement Fd. same, Gehee Motor Parts. pts.. $3.00. Ketchings Co., ,warrants, $65.50: $95.00; Co. share. $111.15: Soc. Fifth District Road Fund: same. $65.50: same. $67.20; J.P. Sec. Fd.. w'held & Co. shace. Tom Ashley, salary, $499.66; docket. $110.40: time bsoks. Bd.. $210.60: South Central Bell. serv. Jewel Anders. same, $269.37; $8,95: off. sup., $38.90; same. $3. Supt. Edu.. $26.56; Mary Russ. Sidney Nettles, same, $240.98; J.P.. part of salary no received. Clyde Nettles. same. $260.68; $125.00. Morris Nettles. same, $269.48; First District Road Fund: Buell Wisner. same. $284.91; Claude Johnson. same, $25.98; Louis Gaulden. salary, $430.76: Oliver Lanus, same. $250.60: Gerald Wilkinson, same, $268.69; Henry Harris, same. $266.85: 29; Alonzo H. Sturgeon. ,reimb. post,age, $59.47: Beckham Elec. Serv., repr. air cond, $82.00; Me- Comb Stationery, off..sup., $106. 19: same. $1.50; B & B Office Supply Co., same. $9.90; South Cen.tral Bell serv.. Bd. & Clk., Emmett Jackson. same $254.5{I; Victs.ry Tax, w'held. $104.40: Retirement Ffl. same. $80.00: Co. share. 93.60: Soc. Sec. Fd., w'- King noted that some of the ion attacks against the "Capitol geon, auditor. $143.77; MCA- $12.85: Co. Agt., $56.91; Cir. expenditures that might hot,Street Gang and the Hederman 3932 (PP) $113,60; Samuel E. Clk.. $35.86: Sup. Edu.. $11.26; have occurred in years past ,t]ad Press." Smith, registrar, $101.87: for H. B. McGraw, shff., $74'0.36; stemmed from the fact that In addi.tion, his efforts to deputy, $35[}.03: Judith Brown. Waldo Welch. dep. shff.. $319.63: renovations of the Governor's  consolidate all state agency in- ct repr $125 88 Anabel Maxie Herm nthon n 4 ..... I an A y sa e $3 3.17 held & Co. share. $225.22: Ins. Mansion currently underway, formation services under his ame, $73 15" Clay B Tucker, n . . I .... ' IEdlth R. C_rter ame. 221.34, Fd.. same. $208.69: Super Service had made it necessary for the ]press aide Charles McKellar in Bd arty $300 0G E E Benoist y , $ ...... . . , iVlctcr Tax Fd., wheld, 221.90, Station. tire repr., $12.00: D'A- spite of the possible merits .of Jr dist arty $I25 00 John J t t In governor and his family to move i ....... ' ., S a e c:me Tax Fd., same, $15. quill Oil Co., tires. $499.92: Seal to a home purchased by a cor- the idea have .been construed Dale, Jr .... Co agt . $277.64', Mar- C2,' Retirement'  Fd., ame,o 110. Tractor Co. parts. $20.32:61-24 poration and leased to the state asl an effort to censor the news ..... jorie F White home agt $172.,100; c.,o. share, .128.71; Soc. Sec. Gulf, gas, $50.80: Rollins Chain '. .... I ., w held & Co. .hare $245.72; Saw. parts. $12.50: S & S Auto I for $200 monthly. Intimates say that Gov Waller 14; Mary P Bailey secy $28 24; 'Fd This change in accommoda-| is more sensitive to criticism Edgar Delaney, janitor, $188.30; I Insurance Fd., same, $136.98; Supply, same $19.88: Stribling- Victory Tax Fd., w held, $288.80: Egs'ie Harris, jail board, $166.00; Puckett, same. $12.74: Kirk's ' ,Communications Assocs., repr. Truck Step, serv., pts.. $116.10: Earl Van Johnson. same. $25'/, 39: Jerry Nettles. same, $269.48; David Day, same. $257.39: Otis Jackson. same, $338.94: Willia Nettles. same. $257.39: Victory Tax Fd. w'held $277.40: Retire" merit Fd.. same, $188.75: Co. share. $220.88: S:oc. Sec. Fd., same. $526.00: Ins. Fd.. same, $423.82: Buffalo Services. Inc., fuel. $1.372.54: ti.res. $886.11: tire repr., ps., $97.03: McGehee Mo- tor Parts. parts. $353.95; scott'S Auto Repair, serv.. $527.09: SU" per Service Sta. tire repr., pts., etc.. $145; H & R Ford Co., serv., pts.. $799.88: Cavin's Weld" Sluggin' it out to the end. 00rord . Prce-fighter Clearance than he les on. He irmly be-Iradio, shff.. $74.15; same, $71.50: lieves, they say, that the people Ketchings Co.. off. sup., $6.25; are with him, even if some of the legislature and the press are not. This may Or may not be the case. But .it is a great American radiion that public officials are fair game for comment and criticism. Perhaps, former President serv., $3.00; serv., ps.. $79.93; ing, serv.. $9.00: Carter Eqt. Co., L & M Tire Service. tires. $91.16; serv., parts. $1.216.57: Buffalo Seven Day Dist. Co., enf. sup., Gulf Oil Prod.. fuel, $'423.20; Water Assn., utilities. $'6.36; SW shff.. $8.30; Wood's. same, $4.18: Dickerson & Bowen. asphalt, $78. Miss EPA, same. $2.33: Eugene 61-24 Gulf. gas. shff.. $17.45: 36: William Martin gravel, $6.40: P.ritchard. flay, $62.50; Stribling'. H. B. McGraw. reimb, gas, $27.60: Gerald Wilkinson. same. $10.00: Puckett. serv., pts., $197.84; Big Brown's Grocery, same, $5.80: Mary Jefferson. same. $17.60. River Supply Co., culvert, $63.89; Mrs. Willie Smith. same. $8.25: Second Dist.rict Road Fund: Goodyear Service Store. tire re- pail', $43.36: Ame.riean Unite: City Auto Rep., serv., shff. car. Steve Reed. salary, $437.06: The- Products, culvert. $4.50; Big $6.50; H & R Ford. same, $11.50: odsre Brackens. same. $240.84: Rivert Supply, culvert, $1,155.37; Jimmie's Auto Service, same, Fred Brown. same. $278.20: Ar- Planters Hdw., Inc.. hdw.. $246, H & R FORD, Inc., Wood00,i lie, Miss. Harry Truman's famous adage, "if you can't; stand the heat, stay ou of the kitchen," applies in this,, case. $72.10; H. B. MeGra,w. postage, $8.00; Super Service St,a, gas, shff. $268.54: Variety Shack, sup., $4.05; South Central Bell, SERVE Y()U BETTER r Follow these Suggestions and You'll Save Money this Summer ... and Still Stay Cool! You want to stay cool this summer. And you .,,. can with flameless electric air conditioning. And el' course you want lo use your air ' conditioning as wisely and cconolnically as possible.You can do that too by following these simple suggestions: 1. Buy the proper size of air conditioning equiplnent. / > 2. Be sure that your home is well insulated. 3. Shade windows and glass doors to keep direct sunlight out of the house. 4. Keep doors and windows tightly closed. Weatherstripping will help you do this. , 5. Use exhaust fans to get rid of kitchen and ' bathroom heat. 6. If you have an attic, be sure it's well ventilated. - 7. If you havefircplaces, close the dampers tightly. 8. Plan your housework so the heaviest LISO of your oven. washer, and dryer is during the coolel:pal't of the day. ' 9 C1 g 1 llte irconditionil g ........ 1 lal c o1" c call rs on a ] ., .  ___ -.. o .... t cquiplncnt regularly. .. , 10. Move yOLlr thermostat setting, up a al COtl the few degrees. Chances " y "llne,,ernoUce ;<: diffm:ence in telnperaturc. Follow lhese simple suggestions, and Reddy Kilowatt is COllident you arid your l'amily will have a more comfortable, more enjoyable summer-- at a saving! Remember: electrieily serves you better. Best of all when you use it wisely.  /hsSiSSlppl POWER&LIGHT  50 Years He/ping Build Mississippi MIDDLE SOUTH UTILITIES SYSTEM thur Clark. same. $290.59; Arthur 45. Lollis, same. $272.84; Isiah Sel- vage, same, $264.04: John Sel- Co-wide Road & Bridge Fund: vage, same, $281.24: West Ware, Echard Log:an., engr. service, same, $298.99: Frank Holland, $g51.80; Richard Inman. same, same, $282.45; Victory Tax Fd., $474.69: Woodr.ow Price, same, ,w'held, $164.80,; State Income 280.82: Paul Chapman, same, Tax, same, $30.00: Retiremen 5260.89: Charlie White, labor, Fd., w'held. $101.00: Co. sha, re. $249.25: Joe Mathis, same, $267. $118.18: Soc. Sec. Fd.. w'hcld & 45: Verlis Perry, dragline opt,, Co. share. $396.08; Ins. Fd., same. $232.21: Victory Tax Fd.. w'held, $323.83: Plan.ters Hdw., hdw., $112.90; Retirement Fd.. same, $30.31; Super Serv. Sta.. tire rep., $144.75; Co. share, $169.37; SoC, parts, elc:, $77.49;' D'Aquila Oil Eec. Fd,, w'held & Co. share, Co.. tires. $100.76: fuel. $981.22: H & R Ford. serv., pts.. $607.75; Big River Supply Co.. post. & freight, $666.00: Seal Tractor Co., prts, $67.39; Carter Eqt. Co., same. $35.58: Rollins Chain Saw, serv., pts., $5.60: SW Miss. EPA. utilities. $3.00; Allied Eqt. Co., I parts, $911.47; McGehee Motor I Parts. same. $112.83; Scott's Auto Repair, serv., $720.00; Frank Holland labor. $40.00; Ralph I Wall. gravel, $112.80. Third District Road Fund: A. J. Darden. salary, $506.32; Harold C. Bruss. same, $276.18; Leslie Hughes, same. $3{)7.12: Marion E. McCurley, same $294. 13: William L. McGraw. same, $279.37: Victory Tax Fd., w'held, $113.40: State Income Tax Fd., same, $1.94; Retirement Fd., w'- held. $48.75; Co. share, $57.04: Soc. Sec. Fd.. w'held & Co: share, $245.72; Ins. Fd.. same. $197.59; Hiram McGraw. labor. $45.$0: D'Aquila Oil Co.. tires, $144.48: Miss. Power & Light Co., utilities, $4.32: Seal Tractor Co., parts, $64.70: Crown Service Sta.. lube, $2.00: Centreville Motor Co., serv., pts., $144.60; Ray Netter- ville, gravel, $57.20: Minna Erst- ling, lot rent, $102{); S & S Au.to Supply, parts, $5.99: Stribling- Puckett, same. $7.00; John L. Ash, hdw., $3.15; Centreville Texaco, ti,re repr., $11.00; Kirk's Truck Stop, serv., $12.00: Gulf .Oil Prod.. fuel. $164.26; Park- meadow Repair, serv., $4.40: Carter Eqt. Co., parts, $154.7,0: Scott's Auto Repair, serv., $108. 00; John L. Ash, hdw., $10.75. Fourth District Road Fund: $338.74: Ins. Fd., w'held & Co, share. $71.71; Fred McCarstle, eng, r. serv., $255.00; Bettye stur" geon, S.B. 1726, $300.00; soutl Central Bell, serv. engr., $34.80; ,Woodvillc Republican, adv. bidS, $72..09; McGehee Motor PartS, parts. $9.15: D'Aquila Oil Co., fuel. $57.31: Super Service S,ta., gas, $110.48: Chuck & junior'S Body Shop, serv. pts., $60.50; J. D McCraine. Eng. fee. OEP" 318. $1,132.72, disallowed: reimD, Eng. exp., $23.30: Neely Blue Print & Supply, eng.r, suP., $1.103.5: Seven Day Dist. Co., same. $27.6'0; same. $25.90; Gir, r Office Supply, calculator, portS" ble. $173.60; Richard Logar, engr. expenses. $67.94 Public Health Fund' Wilk ig"' son Co. Health Dept.. allotme't, $850.0l); Polly R. Evans, regr, vital star., $40.00: ital s tat'' $27.75: Samuel E. Smith, sa e' $43.25. County Farm Fun.d: Lucille Whittington, alowance, $25.09; Eloise Wilson same, $2.0.00; wil, Co. Welfare Dept., expense, $7 00; child welfare, $50.{)0; Be ttye Plitt, postage, food stamps, $.56 00; Town of Woodville, utilttle same $3.44; Miss. Po'wer & Liglt :2: %00mO Co.. same, uth C tral Bell. e, $3290; same, $31.84. Courthouse Building Fund: 3, A Russ Const. Co., a,rct. Es.t. No. 5, $34,959.63; Nlo. 6, $33,870.12; Juanita Robinson, admn. ser', $35.00; Shilstone Testing Pat, testing concrete cylinders, $26.t' Revenue Sharing Fund: jerry Enis. labor, $140.{){): Retirement Leon Cavln, :salary, $467.56; W. Fd.. Co. share. $8.19; Soc. Sec, W. HaTnmack, same, $285.56; F.d..'same, $8.19. (Continued next Elmo Sanders, same, $285.56; wee.., Howard Wyatt. same. $212.36; Irvin Dennis, same, $305.36; Os- car Tillery, same, $321.36: Rob- i err Johnson, same, $180.77; W.il- lim Gofer, same, $18{).77; Vic- tory Tax Fd., w'held. $160.60; Want Ads Get Quick Results! TIMBER SALE James M. Vardaman & Co., Inc., forest management SpecialiStS' solicit bids on 692.000 board feet pine sawtimber and 104,600 boars feel) hardwood sawtimrber, Doyle scale, on 315 acres in portioIS of Sections 1 and 13, Township 2 North, Range 1 East, and porttorS of Sections 7, 8, 22, and 23, Township 2 North, Range 2 Eas, Amite County, Mississippi. Sealed bids on a lump-sum basis must be received by james M, Vardaman & Co., Inc.. P. O. Box 902, Jackson. Miss. 39205, not later than 10:00 a.m, on 23 August 1973. Write for prospectus or contact Joe A. Kuse, P. O. Bog .42, Brookha-en, Miss. 39601, or call 833-8834. James M. Vardaman & Co., Inc., Standard Life Building, gaegSO,' Mississippi. Telephone nunber (601) 35t-3123. Branch offices a Hattleeburg, Laurel, Brookhaven, Merld'lan, Bogalusa, Alex drl and Ruston.