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Page 4 Lt. Oov. William Winter is coming u o on a crucial bench- mark in a political career which ha extended back over more than two deeP, des. It ls generally conceded that the personable Grenada native will make a second race for gov- ernor in 1975. an ambition he has entertained since he first was electecl to the state legis- lature in the late fifties. He ran. unsuccessfully, for the ted office in 1967. And. at the time. he filled the hnage of the ycun comer. He was 44 then. And his political record included service in the state legislature, a stnt as State Tax Collector, .s ,well as four years as State Treasurer. His record favoring govern- mental reforms and his progres- sive outlook appealed to a broad ectrum of voters tllat year including young voters, blacks and a coterie c.f supporters he had accumulated over several yenrs of political campaigning, Winter made the primary run- .off. but lost. in the windup, to former Congressman John Bell Williams. who had come tmme from Washington with a mar- tyred image after being de- frocked by the Democratic cau- cu in the U. S. House of Rep- resentatives. In 1971 he made the decision, which he later is kncwn to have reretted to run for lieutenant overnor. instead of trying for the chief executive's post. He won handily in the first primary and now is entering the closing months of his second year , .econd in command ,and presiding officer of the state senate As it stands today, however, the situation with which he is faced in an.ether 'run for gov- ernor In 1975 is far removed from the circumstances con- frnntin him in 1967. He is older for one thing, no longer equipped with the image of the fresh new face on the state gubernatorial scene. For another thing, he will be run- ning against the tide of hLstory. In this century, only two lieu- tenant governors. T. O. Bilbo and Paul B. Johnson. have man- aged to be elected governor run- ning from the lieutenant gov- ernor's office. The crux of the problem with the public is that as lieutenant governor, Winter may be identi- fied ,with the current adminis- tration which, like others before it, has become notably unpopu- lar in its second year. Added to that is the fact that Mayor Charles Evers of Fayette is planning to run for governor in t, he Democratic primary in 1975. Conventional wisdom would concede him the majority of black voters in such a race It will be interesting to see how Winter will approach his 1975 'run for the governor's of- fice. In the face of the fact that he will have stiff compe- tition, that he is now viewed as an established candidate to the youner voters, and that he will be attempting to move up from the office of lieutenant gover- nor. ]]is strategy will need to be artful. In fact, it is a charitable con- cession to say that he has his work cut cut for him. NOTE--State Senator James Molpus of Cla'rksdalc flatly enies that he wans the job of superintendent of the state penitentiary as reported in this column last week. Molpus told Outlook that un- der no circumstances would he consider the job. In addtion, Senator Molpus .aJd that he and ether members of the State Building Commis- sion vere instrumental in get- ting a $2 million federal grant t.o m,atch $3 million in state funds for major renovations and improvements at Iarchman. Mars Hill News Mrs. Mattie Whitehead of Natchez and Mr. and Mr,s. Louis Arnold spent Monday with Mr. and Mrs. Walter Cavin, this be- ing their 60th wedding anniver- sary. Joining them in the af- ternoon were Mr:. ernice Jo- zeoh of Hopewell and Mr. Mi- chael Cavin of Ridecrest La. Sunday guests of Mr. nd Mrs. Kennon Aslfley were Mr. and Mrs. Stevens and son of Bat,on Roe and Mrs. John Duzar Hazlip of Brookhaven. Visiting Mr. and Mrs. Walter Cavin Sunday were Mr: and Mrs. L H. Wilkerson and her father, Mr. Orover Cavln. of Ferrldav, La., Mr. nd Mrs. Mor- ris Nettles and children and Mr. and Mrs. Lemuel Whittington of WIIEN YOU GET TOGETHER -- THINGS HAPPEN! THAT'S WHY SOMETHING GOOD IS HAPPENING TO THE ADAMS INSURANCE AGENCY INSUREDS! ADAMS INSURANCE AGENCY Main Street Glo$ter, Miss. Oloster. Mr. Jack Cavin of St. Franctsvllle. and his mother, Mrs. Sallie Cavin. Mrs. Clyde Nettles and d,auhters, Gayle and Florence and Mr. Steve Cox. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Arnold vis- ited his brother-in-law and sis- ter, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Rvmer, In Rosette Saturday evening ,nd t,en sent a while with Mrs. Janie Nettles and son. Mr. Jesse Lee Arnold Recent uests of Mr. ,and Mrs. Walter Cavin were Mr. C. W. Cavin and daughter. Wanda. and Mrs. Ronald Black and children, all of Baton Rouge, and Mr. and Mrs. lussel Ford of Woodville. Mr. and Mrs. S: L. Decker of Oloster were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Arnold la.st Tuesday evening. The Arnolds visited in Oloster with the Deckers on Monday of this week. Mrs. Sallle Cavin spent the weekend in Natchez with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. end Mr,s. Robert Hunter. and daughter, Stacy. SAFE BURNING DEPENDS ON YOU HELP PREVENT FOREST FIRES I I IJJ. I | w J LIVESTOCK SERVICE J Livestock hauled to any auction barn J or other destination of your choice at J reasonable rates. j Individual order buying service. | Quantities of stocker cattle bid on in J pasture. J Q Other livestock services available on j request. J Contact O.K. FERGUSON [ ,00ono Woo00v,,,o, The Woodville Republican, Woodville, Mississippi Friday, Seoternber 7, 1973 gllSS ttOSPITI00[.ITY. 19700 " BECKY BLACK OF BROOKHRVEfl. The placing Of that all important crown upon the head of the new Miss Hospitality was admirably, done by the state's First Lady, Mrs. Bill Waller. RE(IPIEnT OF 24th "TRRVEL R & I BOARD'S OUEEn" T00TLE MISS HOSPITALITY AND HER COURT-Becky Black of Brookhaven was chosen the state's24th Miss Hos- pitality at the A & I Board sponsored pageant held on the Gulf Coast, July 25-28. Along with Becky, five Area Tourist Council Hostesses were selected, This is the first year for the tourist council concept, and the 'espective h0tesses should do much to add to the, effectiveness of the Hospitality pr0g'ram. Shown folloW: mg coronation ceremonies held at the Pete Fountain Buena Vista Hotel are (left to right) Dr. Robert L. Robinson, executive director, Mississippi A & I Board; Bill Waller, Jr.; Mitzi Scott, Tupelo, hostess for area council @ 1; Hattie Flowers, Winona, hostess for area council:f f: 2; Mrs. Bill Waller;Miss Hospitality; Linda Kennedy, Biloxi, hostess for area council  3; Pamela Kay Newell, Decatur, hostesl for area council  4; Donna Kaye Williams, Roxie, hostess for area council #f'5; Charles Allen, assistant director, Mississi ppi A & I Board; and CharlesMcKallar, Governor'= press secretary and master of ceremonies for the pageant. Posing for an official portrait is one of the first orders of the day. Becky's beauty is definitely complimented by that of her ante- helium dress. Being surrounded by' a comfortable home and a.lovtng, family ha= done much to mold Becky' relaxed and self-confident persona!ity I Music is one of Becky's favorite pastimes,., along with tennis, swimming and reading. Sharing congratulatory letters and telegrams with her parents are all part of the fun of a new Miss Hospitality. Preparing herzelf for one of the many speaking engagement= she will fulfill is all in a day'= work for Becky, .