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Friday, August 17, 1973 Rosetta News I Mr. T. A. Williams of Church I Hill visited his father and sis- I tar, Mr. D. N. Williams and Mrs. Jessie Mac Speights, Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. David Wayne Williams and son, Van, visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bryant, in Ferriday, and Van Visited his grandparents Satur- day while Mr. and Mrs. Williams Went to Vicksburg on business. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rymer and daughter, Debrah, of Sum- roll visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Rymer, Sunday. Mr. Robert L. Williams of Franklin, La., visited his father and sisters, Mr. D. N. Williams, Mrs. Fra.nce Breedlove, and Mrs. Jessie M.ae Speights, Saturday and Sunday. We welcome to our commu- nity Mr. and Mrs. Wade Brown :and family, who have moved Into the Greer home. Complete INSURANCE Coverage Protection PLUS Servlce! r Mrs. Margie Hayg:ood of USM and Mr. Darwin Klan: of Baton Rouge visited their parents the past weekend. Mrs. E. L. Forman, Sr., and Mrs. E. Lloyd Forman, Jr., and daughter, April, motored to Alexandria, La., with Mrs. Ron- old McCabe and daughter, Kelly, who had been visiting for a few weeks. We extend deepest sympathy to the family of Mr. William Perry in the loss of their loved one. M,'Sgt. and Mrs. Paul Forman, Jr., of McConnell AFB, Kansas, arrived to visit his father, Mr. Paul Forman. I Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Murray of Kingsville, Texas, and their granddaughter, Miss P c n n y Nickels, have arrived to visit his [ nephew and .his wife, Mr. and, Mrs. Ernest Klar, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Grady Mur.ray The Woodville Republican, Woodville, Mississippi PROMOTED TO MAJOR : Charles Fairchild, former Woodville resident, is shown receiving his gold oak leaves on the occasion of his promotion to the rank of Major. Pinning cn the new insignia are Major General Spragins, Commanding General at Fort Polk, La., left, and Mrs. of Glenwood, Ark., visited his father, Mr. Lucian Murray, the past weekend. Mr. and Mrs. Griffin Sturdi- rant of Liberty visited his par- ants, Mr. and Mrs. Tommie G. Sturdivant. Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Weatherly and children of Ridgecrest. La.. Mr. and Mrs. David Stu.rdivant and son, David. and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Byrd and daugh- ter, Charlotte. all of Natchez. and Mrs. Mike McGraw and daughter. Laura. of Woodville visited their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tommie G. Sturdivant. Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Tinsley and daughter visited her par- ents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Mathis. Sunday. We are happy to report that the Tinsleys have been ransferred from Clarksdale to Fairchild, the former Miss-Peggy Hammack of Woodville. Major Fairchild, the son of Mrs. Celeste Fairchild of Denham Springs, La., is currently serving as operations officer of the 1st Basic Training Brigade at Fort Polk, where he has been stationed since last September. LOCALISMS Monday. We extend our 'deepest sym- pathy to the Donald Rabb fam- ily in the loss of their loved one the past week. We are sorry Mr. Aaron Ash- ley Is now a patient in Jeffer- son Davis Hospital is Natchez and wish him a speedy recovery. Mr. and 'Mrs. Mitchell Perry and children. Pride and Melinda. visited Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Gavin in Natchez Friday. Mrs. E. J. Welsh of Baton Rouge visited her mother. Mrs. Bob Keller, Thursday and Fri.. day. Mr. E. J. Forman held serv- ices Sunday at 8:45 for Mrs. Clyde Arendcr. who had sick- ness in her family. Miss Darlene Speights was in charge of the Be Sure-- -----In=ure With FOSTER Insurance Agency 888-4362, Woodville Natchez with the Mississippi Power & Light Company. Mr. Ricky Hosely of Ferriday, La., visited Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Longmire the past, weekend. Mrs. Tom Ashley, Mrs. Joe Mathis. and Miss Thelma Ash- lay of Baton Rouge visited their brother. Mr. Harold Havard, a patient at Medical .Center in Pascagoula, Thursday. Mrs. G. A. McCoy of Jackson. 'La.. visited her mother Mrs. I George Greer, and Mr. Greer Saturday. Visiting the G,reers Sunday were another daughter, Mrs. Clarence Netterville, and grandda'hter , Mrs. Edward Pate of Wilson. La. ' Mrs. James Livingston of Hammond. La., and Cro.sby vis- ited her mother. Mrs. Bob Keller. (Contlnued from iage 1) a case in the South which had racial overtones. It seems that a young man bought a jacket, had a minia- ture.Confederate flag sewed ton the sleeve, and wore the'outfit to school. He encountered an immediate uproar when black militants objected, claiming that the sight of the flag was dis- tressing to black scholars. Despite the marked overload of cases facing the court, a federal judge pushed aside the mammoth backlog of litigation to issue a hurried ruling on l,his matter, in wh,ich alleged "racism" was involved. Predicta- bly, he ,ruled that the Confed- erate emblem could not be worn to school. This, despite the fact that other courts have ruled that students may wear the Red flag, SNCC buttons..black arm bands, black militant emblems. and Chicano symbols. In other words, according to our federal courts, a student may wear any sort of emblem ,or flag which is offensive to many students and citizdns -- except the Confederate flag. Moo, Stalin, He, Viet tong and Black Muslim symbols are well and good, our courts seem to infer, but never the Confederate flag, Robert E. Lee, or een "'Dixie." Such biased opinions might even make one wonder if the infamous Reconstruction period   is ,really over.***h, A politician is someone who 7,, never _meta tax.he didn't, hike__ music. The Rev. Mr. Are.rider will be back in the pulpit on ,y j Sunday, August 19. Lffels made0000. " upof zs49u  .21g71 I ) ;'!i:::?. , :!' ''::',:i' /'' 'n. I, a.plemnt Inter.ruptl0n. J , protection, you'll be assured that 5 vacation time won t end in e " greet financial loss due to an accidenL frfc Power Association reminds you that the best way to reduce your electric bill is to use electric- ity wisely, to keep the little things from adding up. A little common sense will go a long way toward saving you money. For a helpful, free booklet on how to save on electric bills, just write or visit us, Take advantage of Farm Bureau's complete protection. Cal your local Farm Bureau insurance agent today about preparing for tomorrow. Richard Flaccomio 888-3661 or 61 Box 444 Woodville, Miss. Most of us take electricity for granted.,, so much so that we use it a lot of times when we don't t really need to. AIV set left on while nobody's watching it... light bulbs ]eft on while nobody's using them.., things like this are small, but all together they add up to a big waste of electricity. Your Elec- SOUTHWEST ELECTRIC POWER ASSOCIATION Page 5 Proceedings Of The Centreville Mayor And Board Of Aldermen Be it remembered that there was begun and held in the Council Room in the Town Hall in the Town of Centreville, t 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 17, 1973, a recessed meeting cf the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the Town of Centreville, Mis- sissippi. Present and presiding Mayor Don Vine; Walter Nettles, John Rollins. Frank Stutzman, John C. Templeton, Aldermen; M. E. Erstling, Town Clerk; Janie Rish, Assistant Clerk. Absent: James Owens, Alderman; James USM Alumni Meet In Natchez August 21 Natchez -- University of Southern Mississippi alumni at- tending.the August 21 combined meet for chapters in Wilkinson and Adams Counties will hear Head F, oot, ball Coach P. W. (Bear) Underwood elaborate on team .prospects for this season. The dinner event will be held at 8 p.m. in the Holiday Inn banquet room. A cocktail hour starting .at 7 p.m. ,for ticket holders will precede the buffet. In Woodville, Alonzo Sturgeon may be contacted at the court- house for tickets. Alumni may also secure them by writing to the Alumni Office, Box 13, E. Wilkerson, Jr., Attorney. ,Southern Sta.tion, Hattiesburg. The purpose of the meeting I .... was to conduct business required i ............ ' th Ci'iz ns ofaerman remes seconoeo na a zor services to e t e the.Town of Centrevz!le." to or IaftedPltabees eredtedMandsi;;l SheneeLhnrgeW::,ai)n  to be ]StaLe flags be flown in front of r . ct , . e .... ', the Town Hall. Motion carried nears and consiere the ,zoo- . . lowing matters of business In UAdle%Ua y Stu,tzman reported vocation. The minutes of the last reg- ular meeting were read. Alder- man Rollins moved, Alderman Templetcn seconded, that the minutes 'be approved. Motion carried unanimously. Financial report of Town Clerk, July 17, 1973: General Fund. Receipts $9,514.58, Ex- penditures $8,449.85, Balance. $3,053.95: Water-Sewer Operation & Maintenance Fd.. Exp. $1,348. 97, Bal. $3,213.99; Water-Sewer Revenue Fd, Exp. $4,015.20, Bal. $7.585:07: Light Fd., Rec. $1,666.67, Bal. $12,781.50; Gas System Fd., Exp. $2,755.47, Bal. $24,981.64; Revenue Sharing Fd., Rec. $3.655.00. Exp. $13.728.78, Bal $20.854.22. Resolution Be it remembered that on the 17th day of July, A. D. 1972 mo- tion was made by Alderman Templeton, seconded by Alder- man Stutzman, that M. E. Erst- ling be appointcd tax assessor for the Town of Centreville. After due discussion and vote, the Board of Aldermen, ap- proved by a unanimous vote that M. E. E.rstling be appointed tax assessor for the Town of Centreville. Be it remembered that M. E. he was comparing the water rates for the Town of Centre- vile with those of neighboring towns and that more employees are needed in the Wa,ter-Sewer Department. Alderman Rollins moved, Alderman Nettles sec- onded that ,A. B. Hughes be re- tained as Water consultant at $50 a month. Motion carried unanimously. Alderman Nettles reported on the condition of the streets in the Town of Centreville. Alderman Nettles moved, Al- der,man Rollins seconded 'that the eneral Sales Tax received from the State be deposited in the Street Improvement Fund. Motion ,carried unanimously. Alderman Templeton moved, Alderman Stutzman seconded that bids be taken to fix the dump truck. Motion carrled unanimously. Alderman Stutzman moved, Alderman Templton seconded that the clerk advertise for bids for the sale of the old police car. truck and grader blade. Mo- tion carried unanimously. Alderman Templeton moved, Alderman Stutzman seconded tha,t wages for the following em- ployees be adjusted as follovs: Junior Jon'es, $2.00 per hour; Erstling is by this action there- Ernest Hamilton, $1.85 per hour, by appointed ax assessor /or to supervise summer employees; the T.own of Centrevllle for a Chris Bates, Willie T.aplin and term beginning July 17. 1973. I John Singleton, Jr., $1.85 per ]hour. Motion carried unani- mously. Aldermen Rollins repo.rted a need for repairs to public build- ings, beautification of park and There being no urther bus- street medians by floral plant- iness to come before the meet- ings, increase in sale price of ing, upon motion duly made and Cemetery lots and collection of seconded the meeting recessed. 'Cemetery care fees. Don Vine, Mayor Alderman Rolins moved, A1 .M.. E. Erstling, Cler -- ANNOUNCING -- " [ I The new location of I I BEAUTY I [ in a mobile home on Second South Street | II I behind Berryhill Funeral Home. I I Phone 888-5771 I eMaeWilliams, Owner I 1 ' I I L I I " LIVESTOCK SERVICE Livestock hauled tO any auction barn or other destination of your choice at reasonable rates. Indiv!dual order buying service. Quantities of stocker cattle bid on in pasture. Other livestock services available on request. Contact O. K. FERGUSON Phone 888-6682 Woodville, Miss. I Sluggin' it out to the end. - Price-fighter Clearance H & R FORD, Inc., Woodville, Miss.