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Paqe 2 Published every Friday by [he Woo dvilk Republican Box 696. Woodvillc, Miss. 39669 John S. Lewis. Owner & Editor Subscription Rates: One year, $5.0'0 in Wilkinson County, $6.00 outside county. Six months. $3.00 in county; $3.50 outside county, Payable in advance. Second Class postage paid at Woodville, Miss. 39669 TOWN BOARD SETS ORDINANCES, CIIANGES Appearing elsewhere in this issue are four ordinances re- cently adopted by the Mayor and Board of Aldexmen of the Town of Centreville. The four include an ordinance against littering, one setting forth rules and regulations for the use of motorcycles, one making changes m the water and sewer deposits and connection charges, and one amending the natural gas system deposit and connect- ing charges. Interested citizens will find the oomplete ordi- The Woodville Republican, Woodville, M;sslss;opi Centreville News "CHRISTMAS IN THE AFTERNOON BRIDGE CLUB COUNTRY" THEME MEETS WITH MRS. VINE FOR PTC BAZAAR Mrs. Benny Vine was hostess fo,r the Afternoon Bridge Club Start making your plans early at her home Thursday after- to attend an all-day affai:r. noon• After seating her guests, "Christmas in the Country" at she served parfait, cake and Greystone Farms. which will be coffee. the setting for the annual Cen- treville Academy Bazaar. 1 Two tables of bridge were in session during the afternoon Under the leadership of Mrs. with prizes going to Mrs. Anky Wayne Pourciau and Mrs. Roger Ulmer. Mrs. Mary Lee Johnson. West, this promises to be an Mrs. Jean Griffin, and Mrs. interesting and unique happen- Essie'Graham. Int. The day to remember is I Friday, December 7. from 10 a.m. I to 6 p.m., with lunch served. I HOMEMAKERS CLUB MEETS Watch your local paper for l more detailed information. M'.rs. Donald Chance was host- ess last Thursday .afternoon for the October meeting of Holly Attending the wedding of Retreat Homemakers Club in Miss Judy Ewell of Centrevllle their new mobile home on the and Mr. Travis Sanders of Macintosh place in Amite ....... ,, ,,,,,, , or liquid'• Nor shall any person, firm or corporation, cast, throw, sweep, sift or deposit any of the aforemen, tioned items any- where within the Jurisdiction of the town in manner that it may be carried or de- LETTERS To The Editor Pinckneyville. Miss. Dear John: I am enclosing talk made by posited in whole or in part, bY lMr. Emmett Hale member of the action of the ' wind or rain, I the Board of Supervisors of Tote into any of the aforementioned places. Provided. that this section shall not apply to the deposit of mate, uniter a permit authorized by any ordinance of the town, or to goods, wares or merchandise deposi, ted upon any public w, ay or other public place County, and former President of the Miss. Assn. of Supervisors. Incidentally I succeeded Mr. Hale as President of the Super- visors Association. The M. E. C. is trying to ram down the throats of the tax payers of this state a mandatory Unit System bill, something 'temporarily, in the necessary that may sound good. but some- course of trade, and removed thing they know absolutely therefrom within eight .hours nothing about. after being so deposited: or to If the Legislature is foolish articles or things deposited in enough to pass such a bill. God or conducted in,to the town pity the people, especially the sewer system through lawful rural people of Miss. Some of drains in accordance with ordi- the News Media and the M E C nances of the town relating would like to run Mississippi, thereto, especially Bill Minor and his Article II. "Cajun" news sheet• Penalties If you can print this I am Section 1. Any person, firm sure it will be of interest to the Grenada in the Chapel of Mis- County. Ten members were or ,corporation violating any of sissippi College, Clinton. on Sat- present, the p.,roisions 'of :this Ordinance urday evening were Mr. and Nrs. Thomas J. Cobb, presi- shall be fined not ,less than Mrs. W. M. Ewell, Mr. and Mrs. dent, opened the meeting with Twenty-Five Dollars ($25.00) Iverson Ewell and Mr.. and Mrs. the club prayer and presided, nor more than Fifty Dollars Donald Chance• The program consisted of an l($50,00) for eacl),offense; and Mr. and Mrs. T. R. White were interesting article on ecology, a separate offe/se shall be among these from this area at- new ideas for the holiday sea-]deemed committed on each day tending funeral services fo:r his son, and the showing of Christ-Idurlng or on which a violation nantes published as legal no- people of Wilkinson County• Sincerely yours, Steve Reed Emmette F. Hale. Jr., Super- visor of District Four, Tare County, and past president of the Mississippi Association of Supervisors. was the guest speaker at a recent meeting or rices. MRS. J. M. McCRAINE MORNING CIRCLE ItOSTESS Mrs J. M. McCraine was host- ess far the October meeting of the Methodist Morning Circle at her residence on Cherokee Street on Tuesday, October 2. at 9:30 with tiairteen members ,present and two guests. rs. Stanley Landrum and Miss Irma Butler• After the group assembled, Mrs. McCraine assisted by Mrs. Nannie Ash served buffet re- i brother. Mr. L. A. White. in i mas ornaments. The president lOccurred or continues• Natchez on Monday, October 8. urged as many members as pos- Article" III. i I From Natchez the Whites me- sible to attend the Christmas tored on to Vivian, La., for a Craft exhibit in Natchez this visit with her brother-in-law week. and sister, Mr. and Mrs. L.J. Mrs. Helen Clark won the Dodd, joining another brother- door prize and during the social, in-law and sister Mr. and MrS. hotr the hostess served cookies G. H. Rriley of Lafayette, La., in the Dodd home. Mrs. White, Mrs. Dodd and Mrs. Briley drove to Minden. La., for a visit with another sister. Mrs. G. H. smith. before she and Mr. White ,re- turned to Centreville Capt. and Mrs. Nathan K. Reed and two children, Keith, with punch and coffee. Centreville Academy NEWS We all regret that several of our vaLrslty players have re- cently suffered FriJr00,, 1,2.. 1073 Section, 2. The • invalidity of ny section, clause, sentence ,or provision of this Ordinance shall not affect the validity of any other part of this Ordinance which can be given effect with- out such invalid part or parts. Article IV. This Ordinance. shah be in crippling in- full force and effect thirty (30) an incident involving super- visors.? Have you people noticed that the unit system is promoted on the demerits of the present sys- tem and not on the merits of county unit system? Have you noticed that it is promoted only as a good idea? Have you noticed that you have never been told that 27 counties have had the unit sys- tem and today there are only 2? "And why?" Have you noticed that you have never been told that 60% of the counties in Mississippi combine their crews and ma- chinery to do work all over the county and this includes Tote County ? Have you noticed that you have never seen any compara- tive cost figures with the unit system vs. our present system? It would be hard for you peo- ple to believe the figures exis but they do. Why haven't you seen them? I do believe that you believe that it's hard for the voters to find out what is going on and what to believe. I believe you have wondered why the County Unit Bills have not come out of committees. What you read in the paper is that the Mississippi Associa- tion of Supervisors blocks the Unit System (and we do give them the true figures)• l'he truth is that the corn- freshments with coffee• II. and Staeey, of Fort Campbell, Mrs. Mildred MeCurley op- Ky. were weekend guests in the ened the meeting with prayer home of his mother, Mrs. Harry and Mrs Ash. president, pro- Lord, and Mr. Lord. sided over the business session. Mrs. Amanda Owens left ,on Following the nominating corn- Monday for New Orleans to visit mitte e. repcxt, officers to sorrel for several weeks in the home the or.zanization for the coming of her daughter, Mrs. Charles the Rotary Club of Senatobia. His talk on county government, Validity most of which is reproduced mittees that handled the unit Section 1. All Ordinances or here, should be of interest to system bills have all the ex- ports of Ordinances in conflict other county officials. !penditu.res of every County in herewith are hereby repealed. It seems like the press and the State and compare them to but to the extent of such con- other people are going to try to see who is getting the most i fllct only. convict all supervisors and the people out of the dust and mud. President of the United States  Can you blame Rep. John at one time. Robert E. Lee said. Pearson for not letting the Unit year were named as follows: Mrs. Mildred McCurley, presi- dent: Mrs..Ola Iarkhurst. vice- president: 'Mrs. Thelma Mc- Crainc secretary; and Mrs. Julia Mac Wright. treasurer. The last three officers were ,re- elected retaining their same offices• Mt,s. era Lee Causey presented the program reading from The 23rd Psalm. She r6:'tewed an .ar- ticle "Not Saying--But P.raying" from the book. "God's Psychi- atry" by Dr. Charles L. Allen with written meditations by Dr. Norman Vincent Peale. Mr. and Mrs. William Cook of New Orleans were weekend vlsitors in the home of her uncle and aunt. Mr..and Mrs. Lee McKey. Other family mem- bers visiting in their home in- cluded Mr. and Mrs. Dave Tay- lor and family• CARD OF THANKS I wish to take this means o express my ,appreciation and thanks to the doctors and nurses at Field Memorial Hospital or their treatment and ,care dur- Riemer, and family. Mr. Paul FrarlRenberger ,of Mr. Paul's Superma.rket an- nounces the employment of a new meatcutter, Mr. T. C. Smith Lorl Ander and Debra Weems, of Liberty• Mr, Smith was for- a hilarious skit entitled "The merly employed by Thrift Food Dance School" was pre%nte•d. Store in McComb before coming Last Tuesday night our Poe to Centreville. Wees hosted the Baker Poe Wee Mr. and Mrs. J. W. McElwee team and suffered a 36-0 de- returned home Sunday after a feat. week's visit in the home of Mr. On lriday night otr varsity and Mrs. Richard Williams in team traveled to McComb to Enterprise. play the Parklane Pioneers. The Mr. and Mrs. John C. Temple: Tigers let .by 35-12. ton and children, Lisa .and John, Everybody is looking forward attended the wedding of a to Homecoming next Friday cousin, lr. Billy Reeves, in night hen we will ,host Adams Monticello Saturday evening. Mrs. Tracy Barnett was a re- cent house guest of Mrs. Benny Vine and son, David• Miss Irma Butler spent Sun- day with her sister, Mrs. Estelle Ratcliff, and family in Liberty. Mrs. Alice Fleming and Mrs. Jennie Morgan ,of Clinton, La., were Thursday isitors in the home of Mrs. Freeman's sister, Mrs. Audrey Hughes, and Nr. Hughes. "A good retreat is better than a Bill come out of his committee bad stand " when his county is paving ap- Ou,r Executive Secretary of proximately 10a/4 times the roads the Mississippi Association of that the county that has the Supervisors was convicted of in-Irunit System. And furthermore come tax evasion and with this his county received less money the 410 supervisors were indict- per mile than the county with ed and convicted by the press the unit system .... juries. ScOoter Boatner with a ,days from the date of i, ts adop- by association. The one thing the MEC does broken wrist and Stoney Loftin tion and after it has been pub- With our leadership weakened not say is the unit system will with a separated sh,ulder will lished as required by law. 'the only thing we could do was produce mre and better roads. be out fox the rest of the sea- The fosegoing Ordinance was to retrea, t in silence, regroup, They say they will be more ef- son We are glad to ee Mike[ • ,reduced to writing, introduced, and present the true facts to ficient but there is a big dif- Rsh and R L Frazier back, in re n • • • • • ] ad, ,eon.sidered and voted upo, the people who elected us. They ference in efficiency and effec- their places, . in, .t'he lineup. ,after Section by, Section and at a fare ou,r offense and there is tiveness. Every business man the!r'r6'Cent hospital stays. Iwhole; the'vote on 'each anti'all none any stronger• If this is a will tell you that overhead will Last Wednesday, . .., :.,the .Seventh., o . the.,-ctio,,s, and u"o" ,,,._the showdown between .centralized break you if proper manage- Orade 'had ' charge o£• Assembl .Ord,inance as a whole was taken government  on the local level ment and economy is not pra,c* After the Opening r emarks and]bv, "yea" and "nov", vote those and grass roots control, then ticed. devotional, 'led 'by Steve Jelks, voting '!yea" ,being Aldermen let the fur fly. We favor good, When you ride ,over this coun- John C. Templeton, J.ohn ROl-lgovernmen t regardless of the ty today on 50% improved and lins, Walter Nettles, Frank political subdivision, paved roads you are riding on Stutzman and James Owens; those voting "nay" being none and those absent being none. Ordained this. the 4th day of September, A. D.. 1973. Don Vine - Mayor Attest: David Owens, Jr., Clerk 10/12/lw Ordinance No. 130 AN ORDINANCE Regulating The Use Of And Prescribing The Equipment For Motorcyc!es In The Town Of' Centreville, Mississippi. Be It Ordained by the Mayor and Board ,of Aldermen of the Town of CentrevHle, Mississippi, as .follows: Article I. Definitions Sectio 1. A motorcycle s hereby defined :as. being ,a mo- tor vehicle ,having a seat or sdd.le for .the use of a rider and designated to travel on not mre than three wheels in con- ,ing my xeecnt confinement there. Also to every friend for their concern and prayers, and for the flowers, crds and every visit and word of encourage- ment. -- Mrs. 5, C. (Minnie} Nettervllle Christian ACademy• After the game, the Junisr Class will spOnsor a .dance .at which The Rugbys of Jackson will be fea- tured Admission will be $1.75 stag and $3.00 drag. Spectators will be welcome but will be charged 50c for a set in the studs. American History projects are ondisplay in the history roam and in the library• Susan Rob- orison and Patti O'Dell pre- Mrs. Carol Boles of Baton sented o the library 'their ,proj- Rouge was a Sunday guest in ecs which are framed copies of the home of Mr. and Mrs. La- the Constitution and Declara- verne Petitt. Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Wright spent the past weekend visiting in the home of their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Jess Davidson, and children in Wes Point• m ii SLEEPWARE at Virginia Lynn' s --designed with a sophisticated flair. All in easy care fabrics for the • , ; .t , Sizes: Petite-Extra Large i See them all 'at tion of Independence. Our English and History De- partments have received rules governing the United Daughters of the Confederacy 1973-1974 essay contest. Several .of our student are planning to enter the contest. Last year both StOney Loftin and Ch,arle's Gpolsby won medals for the essas, s they submitted to the UDC. tact wlth he ground or pave- ment. As used herein the term "mo- torcycle" shall include motor scooters, motor bikes and mini- bikes. A safety helmit is here- by defined as protective head- gear designated for wear by riders and occupants of vehicles for the purpose of mitigating the effects of a ,blow on the head. Safety helmets shall in- • _ , , clude motorcycle and motorcycle crash helmets designed in ,ac- cordance with the specifications .herein contained, or in accoed- once wlth specifications of equal . quality. Safety helmets shall not include such items as con- struction hard ha,ts, baseball, football br ,other .athletic head- gear, or helmets designed fo= a purpose other than pxotective headgear for .riders and occu- pants of ehicles. I Article II, [ License I Seotion :I. Each owner or op- erator of s motorcycle which Is driven upon any of the streets, alleys, oy other ',places in the town .shall secure a license therefor before driv, lng or at- tempting to operate any such vehicle ti6n any of e public ,any mamner in or upon .any streets, allers or ,other public public way or other public place in the twn or in any public water, drain, sewer or receiving basin, within the jurisdiction of the town, any kind of rub- bish, waste artl'cle, thlrg or sub- taice :w2ia%svei ", either li pieces of the town. , ,,rtlc,le III. ) C Iluipment Section 1. I,t shall be unlawful for any such'operator to opec- ate or tempt to operate a (¢oJ;irUed on Pge 7) We have representatives and efficiency and effectiveness. If senators who are state-minded, a supervisor cannot hire a good The Senate and House Journal road crew for his district then will give you the record of their how would you expect them to attendance and voting. hire good personnel to formu: Fr those that are for strong late the unit system? local g,overnment let it be known I An engineer is trained to de- and give them your strongest sign and incorporate labor, ma- I support, i ter'ial and machinery in his I Have you people noticed that plans to determine the cost of the county unit system appears a project, Then he has alter-| in the news only after there is (Continued on Page 5) J I CRAIN'S HARDWARE Centreville, Miss. PRIZE WINNERS OF OCT. 6, 1973 1. Brown Spears 2. A. W. Daniels 3. Rich Field 4. Mrs. R. Shuffield, Jr. 5. 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