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He blamed a,arne of his defeats n a fear in the business com- munity that he would be an economic radical if elected. And he recalls that many of his speeches were fiery and in- temperate, couched in the pop- B. Johnson will galher to honor him at a $10 a plate dinner, Johnson, the 54th goveTnor of the state, is only 58. Yet, after being in politics all of his 'life, he says he is through, content to live the quiet life at his home in Hattiesburg. The former governor was re- garded as an enigma by many ,observers during his term in office. For one thing, he is Der- ular white racism of the d,ay. haps the "runningcst" political lBut, as governor, he beefed up figure in Mississippi history, the highway patrol and gave it police powers to quell the rio- Coming out of the U. S. Marine, Corps at the end of World War lence and riots of the early II, Johnson made his first race sixties. for governor In 1947. At the time, One gets the feeling, in talk- he was too young to take office, ling to the man, that there is Had he been elected, he would[an inner man, obscure and in- have had to wail 16 days to be trcverted. His ambition to be lnaugu'rated, governor was conceived while In all, he has made seven storewide races including four I for governor, twig for lieutenant' he was in the Marines in the South Pacific. That ambition evidently fueled his drive dur- ing the long, hot campaign summers. It is possible that he was determined to follow in his father's footsteps. Paul Johnson. today, vows that he is through with politics, governor and one for the U. S Senate. Though he moved up from the lieutenant governor's office to that of governor in the fallout ,of the Ole Miss desegregation crisis, he shucked his racist and perhaps he is. In retrospect, image and operated as a racial he is a figure cf history and a moderate. He was the second fascinating one, at that. , Complete INSURANCE Coverage Protection PLUS Servicel Be Sure- -----ln=ure With man in modern history to be elected governor from the num- ber two slot. the other being Theodore G. Bilbo. To his political foes. he had a surprisingly progressive ad- ministration. His tern] saw a comprehensive vocational-tech- nical training program of which he is particularly proud. ! In addition, the Mississippi Research and Development Cen- ter was initiated, along with local option sale of liquor while he was governor. Johnson candidly admits that he consciously tried to emulate the political philos.ophy of his late father 'who served as gov- ,ernor in the 1940's. He concedes that the philosophy was a Mis- sissippi style populism. The Hattiesburg native look- FOSTER Insurance Agency 888-4362, Woodville undergoing repairs and re- modeling and it will ,be impos- sible fo.r the Circuit Court of said Wilkinson County to hold the term of Court beginning Monday, October 1, 1973, in said Courtr, oom. The Board of Su- pervisors of Wilkinson County does fix the place for holding the October 1973 Term of Circuit Court for said County in the Woodville :Attendance Center School Building. (Here follows copy iof order of Board directing clerk to pub- lish notice of bids for oil, gas and mineral lease on Section 27, Township 4 North, Range 1 East, containing 685.77 acres same being Sixteenth Section (He,re :follow copy of order of Board accepting bids for prsonal property offered for sale by the' First Supervisor's District as follows: Seal Tractor Oo., $751.00, being highest bid offered f,cr one Ford tractor and Wood's rotary mower.} (Here follows copy of order of Board accepting bid of H & R Ford, Inc., in the sum of $3,165. 91 to furnish one pickup truck for the use of Second Super- vL':.3r's DLstrict. Bid of H & R Ford was also accepted in the sum of $75.00 for the sale of one ued 1964 Dodge pickup. Rosetta News Mr. James Rymer and son, Lyle, of Natchez visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Rymer, Monday. Mr. and Mrs. John Gautheraux of Baton Rouge and Mrs. J. L. Ncble of Zachary, La., visited her brother, sister, and nieces, Mr. Gordon Rymer, and Mrs. Rymer, Mrs. Bob Keller, Mrs. Curtiss Havard and Mrs. Jessie Mac Speights, Monday. Mrs. David Wayne Williams .and 5on, Van, visited her par- Ordered that the Board do ents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bryant, now recess until Monday, Au- in Ferriday, La., Wednesday. .gust; 8, 1973 at 9 o'clock a.m. Wednesday, August 8 The Honorable Board met this d, ay pursuant to recessing. All members were present. Also present were Alonzo H. Sturgeon, Clerk anti H. B. McGraw, Sher- iff. (Here follows copy of order of Board appointing Jessie De- laney as a member of the Wil- kinson County Welfare Board to replace Albert Baker, who refused to accept his prior ap- i pointment said post.) to (Here follows copy of Public Mr. and Mrs. Riehaed Murray and childreh, Richard, Jr., Ron- do, and Rxie, of Baton Rouge visited her brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd For- man, Jr., Sunday. They also visited IAleir patents, Mr. :and Mrs. Boyce Dover, that after- l'loon. Miss Debbie Rymer and Mas- ters Gerald and Johnny Rymer of Sumrall visited their grand- parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Rymer, Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Weatherly and children, Gregory and Pam, lieu land.) N:oh'ce adopted by the Board of Ridgeerest, La., visited her (Here follows copy of Ordi- notifying property owners of the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tommie nonce ad, cpted by the Board County that real ,and personal G. Sturdivant, the past week- prohibiting the dumping of tin property assessment rolls of the end. can,s. Uottles. pope(, plas'tic jugs, cardboard and paper boxes and other waste material of ev- ery kind on the rihts-of-way or within sight of any County public road in Wilkinson Coun- ty, and setting the penalty for violations3    Ordered that the Board do now recess until Tuesday, Au- gust 7. 1973 at 9 o'clock a.m. Tom Ashley, President Tuesday, August 7 The Honorable Board met this day pur,suant to recessing. All County for the year 1973 have been equalized and are ready for inspection and examination.) (Here follows copy of order of Board accepting bid of Big River Supply Company in the sum of $34.402.07 to furnish one new motor grader for the use cf the Fourth Supervisor's Dis- trict, same to be paid for from Revenue Sharing Funds.) The Clerk of the Board of Su- pervisors is hereby ordered to transfer the sum of $92.000.00 fr:m the Buffalo Bridge Build- ing Fund to the Wilkinson Mr. and Mrs. G. A. McCoy and children. Jeffrey and Mary Ann of Jackson. La. and Mr. and Mrs. Gurvis Ashley visited Mr. and Mrs. George Greer Sat- urday. Mrs. John David Pullcn and daughter. Jo Hannah. of Natch- ez and Mr. and Mr.s. Jesse Rymer and children of Prairie- ville. La.. visited their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Go:rdon Rymer, Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Greer and granddaughter, Shannon Orth, of Vidalia. L,a., visited Mrs. Friday, August 24, 1973 Crosby News The Wilk-Amite United Meth- odist Youth Fellowship Sub-' District had its annual youth revival last week with the Rev. Burr Folder, of Monticello, as its speaker. The Crosby UMYF at- tended all the meetings of the revival in Liberty, Crosby, and Woodville. The revival was en- joyed by all. Mr. ,and Mrs. Mickey Petty and children, Angle and Mi- chael, have been in Georgia visiting Mr. and Mrs. PoLLy's parents. They were accompanied to Georgia by Miss Joy Lynn Smith. Carl Nettleton is now home from Jff Davis Hospital in Natchez. Carl is the son of the Rev. and Mrs. Herb Ncttleton. Mrs. L. H. Molloy has been in Elmira, Oregon, visiting hc:r daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Becker and David. Mrs. Molloy and Linda, who has been in Elmira for the past three weeks, returned home Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Davis and Guy, Theresa, and Martha re- turned home Sunday from Wy- oming, where they vacationed. The John Greene family had as visitors Mr. Greene's sister and family, Mr. and Mrs. Lind- aey Becke.r and son. of Sacra- menlo. Calif.. and Durango, Colo. The Beckers departed for home on Friday. The Roy. Clyde Arender re- turned home on Friday from Empty University m Atlanta. Go. Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Hughes spent last week in Valdosta. Go. En r.sute Mr. and Mrs. Hugh2s visited her Sister and family, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Williams and Marlita and Meric.a. of Tallahassee. Fla. We would like to welcome sister, Mrs. Nine Sturdivant, and visited members of her fa'm- fly and friends she had not seen for years. Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Havard of Baton Rouge visited her mother, Mrs. Emma Perry, Fri- day. Mr. Havard returned to Baton Rouge, while Mrs. Havard 'remained over the ,weekend to help take care of her mother, who is recovering from pneu- lnt)nia. Mr. and Mrs. James Anders '.. and family ,sf Natchez visited their parent, s, Mr. and Mrs. Jewel Anders, Thursday. Mrs. Louis Adams and daugh- : ter, Miss Dorottay Adams, of Belzoni visited Mrs. Hazel HaZ- lip Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Martin ShoreY and daughter, Michelle Renee, oi" Huntsville, Texas, are visit- ing their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Vines, ,anti Butch and Pare, and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Shorey, in Gloster this week. _ Mrs. Nina Sturdivant and Mrs. Mary Hahn visited their brother and sister-in-law, Mr, and MrS, W. A. Hazlip, in Natchez Mon- day. Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Huff of Natchez, Mr. and Mrs. Everette Thompson of Fayette, and Mr. Elvin Perry visited their mother, VIrs. Emma Perry, Sunday. Mrs. Ida Perry and girls vis- ted her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Cavin. Sunday. Mr. Cavin has been on the sick list for several weeks. We wish him a speedy recovery. Best foot forward doesn% apply to tires anymore. Newer tires should be placed on the rear axle according to the Tire Industry Safety Council. Ex- tensive studies show vehicles in accidents more often have worn tires in the real'. members present. Also present were Alonzo H. Sturgeon, Clerk and H. B. McGraw, Sheriff. (Here follows copy of order of Board re-appointing John Ashley, A. H. Sturgeon, Marshall Treppendahl and Steve Reed ,as members of the Wilkinson Coun- ty Port Commission for four- year terms from and after Jan- uary 1. 1973.} (Here follows copy of order of Board accepting the bid of Stribling-Puckctt, Inc., in the sum of $2.765.09 for the pur- chase of .role used International TD 15 tractor.) County Port Fund. which sum constitutes a partial repayment of a loan from the Part Fund in the sum' of $10{kO00.00 for interim financing of the con- struction of a 'bridge across Buffalo situated n ear Fort Adams. There remains an out- standing indebtedness to the Port Fund of $8,000.{)0. of Board appointing Kathleen O'Fallon as a member of the Wilkinson County Welfare Board for a term of four years. Said appointment is Lo replace Jo- seph Anthony, vho had been Bertha Stewart and Mr. and three new citizens of Crosby Mrs. George Greer Saturday. who moved here last week. They are Mr. and Mrs. Rodger Sire- "Ull, e--'- is Mr. and Mrs. David Wayne Williams and son, Van, made a moils and son, Rodgcr Earl. Mr. 1 business trip to Vicksburg Sat- Slmmons is an employee of the maa urday. I mill in Crosby. Mr..and Mrs. Clyde Priest and Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Cross of 1] Of children of St. Franci.sville and Fort Myers, Fla., visited the Mr. Thomas William Ashley and p. G. Browns last Tue,sday while ill[el sons. Tommy and Randy, of en route to visit their son in (Here follows copy of order Baton Rouge visited Mrs. Louise Nevada. Mr. Jimmy Brown ar- W.S. Gilbert Day Saturday and Sunday. [rived last Tuesday to visit his 1836-1911 James Sturdivant returned to parents, Mr. and Mrs. Brown. Northeast Louisiana. State Uni- Then on Wednesday, Mr. and versify-in Monroe the past week Mrs. James Brown. John Grady, for 1,he fall ,;emester. Dorothy Jean Sliman and Little Mrs. James Livingston of Fred of Baker. La. arxived in Hammond La.. and her grand- Crosby. They were joined later sons, Masters Craig and Collins in the week by Mrs. Modena Livingston, of Zachary, La., vis- ited her mother. Mrs. Bob Keller. Monday until Wednesday. Mrs. Carol Boles and daugh- ter. Laurie Ann, of Baton Rouge and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Net- terville of Centreville visited Mr and Mrs. George Greet Sunday. We extend ,sympathy to the family of Mr. John McCearly, who was buried Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Barney Switzer and son of Pasadena. Texas. vis- ited her grandfather and pa.r- ents. Mr. R. V. Forman and Mr. and Mrs. Iverson Murray. the past weekend. Mr D. N. Williams visited his grandiiaughter, Shells Williams. who s a patient in Jefferson Davis Hospital in Natchez, Sat- u'rday. Mrs. H. E. Smith visited Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Netterville in Natchez Wednesday. Mr. Ellis Havard of St. Louis. Mo., and Mrs. Leona Havard of Durant visited his brother-in- law and sister. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Mathis. overnight Saturday. Mrs. Doy Hinson and daughter, Carol. and Miss Kimberly Tinsley of Natchez visited in the Mathis home Sunday. Tillery and Mr. Fred Sliman. School began this week for most of the tudents in the arcs, and many of us are glad it's finally here. This gives us all a chance to sec our friends and something LO do. but after about wo weeks I'm sure we'll all be ready for school Lo end! Perrytown News Mrs. Iona Seward and Mr. and lIrs. D. T. Pritchard and chil- dren. Vickie, Tommy and Gerald, of Vidalia. and Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Etheridge and daughter, Carolyn, ,of McComb. visited their parent.s Mr. and Mrs. Elvin Perry, last weekend. Mrs. Mary Hahn of New Or- leans spent the week with her COTTON SURPLUS Ri'sin,g exports will reduce the carry-over in U. S. cotton this year to 4.7 million bales, according to market specialists of the Extension 'service at Mis- sissippi State University. This will 'be at the third lowest level since 1952. previ, ously appointed and who refused o accept said appoint- ment.) OTdered that the Board do now recess until Thursday, Au- gus 14. at 9 o'clock a.m. Tom Ashley, President Vacation is a pleasant interruption from work. Make it e'en more pleasant. with the peace of mind Farm Bureau insurance can help give you. From homeowners [nurance to auto protection you'll be aosured that vacation time won't end in a great financial loss due to an accident. Take advantage of Farm BureaU's complete protection. Call your local Farm Burean insurance agent today about m eparing for tomorrOW; Richard F laccomio 888-3661 or 4612 Box 444 Woodville, Miss. LIVESTOCK SERVICE Livestock hauled to any auction barn or other destination of your choice at reasonable rates. Indiv!dual order buying service. Quantities of stacker cattle bid on in pasture. Other livestock services available on request. Contact O. K. FERGUSON Phone 888-6682 Woodvil00e, Miss. Year-end Knockouts. I00r00de'f'# ter Clearance H & R FORD, Inc., Woodville, Miss.