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Page 8 The Woodville Repobli:TT ry, tober 24, 2013 • i Le Mardi Club DAR To Meet Woodville Civic Meeting Oct. 8 At Woodville Lofts Le Mardi Club met at the Woodville Lofts on Oc- tober 8, 2013, with Mrs. Peggy Fairchild as hostess• Members and guests were welcomed as they arrived. The meeting was called to order by President Mrs. Peggy Fairchild. The roll was checked and the min- utes from the September meeting were read and after changes made, were approved• Mrs. Bettye Plitt reminded everyone of the Irwin Russell Club/Jr. Ir- win Russell Club meeting that will be held on Octo- ber 11, 2013, at 3:30 p.m. at the Episcopal Church• Le Mardi members have been invited to this meet- ing to hear Rod Dreher speak. Mr. Dreher is the author of The Little Ways of Ruthie Lemmings. Mrs. Plitt also informed the club members that Pearl Street Pasta of Natchez will be hosting dinner from 6-9 p.m. during the Wildlife Festival at the Woodville Lofts. Everyone is invited to attend this event• Following the busi- ness meeting, Mrs. Billie Caldwell, program chair- man, presented an inter- esting program, "Books for a Winter's Night•" Mrs. Caldwell spoke of Isak Dinesen, author of Out of Africa and Seven Gothic Tales• Dinesen was born in 1885 in Denmark. She was the daughter of writer and army officer Wilhelm Dinesen and aristocrat Ingeborg Westenholz. She began publishing fiction in 1905 under the pseudonym Osceola. Dinesen and her husband moved to Kenya and established a coffee plantation in 1914. While there her husband was unfaithful with a native woman and Dinesen con- tracted syphilis. They were divorced in 1925. Dinesen sold the coffee plantation in 1931 and moved back to Denmark. Isak Dinesen got her pen name "Isak" from the bible. It means "the one who laughs." Dinesen died in 1962 at the age of 77 at her family's estate. Next, Mrs. Caldwell in- troduced club members to Paul Theroux. Theroux, an American travel writer and novelist, was born in 1941 in Massachusetts• He is best known for Ghost Train to the East- ern Star, The Pillars of Hercules, and Riding the Iron Rooster. Theroux Oct. 26, 11:30 a.m. Club News Liberty Ubrary • The Amite River Chapter,  By Ernesto Caldeira Daughtexs of the Anserican: NATCHEZ ANTIQUES Revolution, will meet en Sat- FORUM TOUR TO urday, October 26, at 11:30 WOODVILLE a.m• at the Liberty Library in One hundred guests are the conference room. expected to visit Woodville Hostesses will be Canetti for the Thursday tour prior to O'Brien, Andrea Wiltshire the 36th Annual Natchez Fo- and Marilyn Harvey. rum to be held on November 7=9• This year's Forum will focus on Jefferson Davis and loved to travel by train his plantationworld. and write reflective tales Committee members for about his travel. After fro- the Antiques Forum have ishing his university edu- : been working with represen- cation, Theroux joined the Peace Corps and taught tafives el'The Woodville Civic Club for the visits which will in Malawi. He also taught :start at Rosemont, his family in Uganda and Singapore home, continue with a tour before settling in the UK of the historic district, and in 1972• He now resides visits to The Feltus Catch- in Massachusetts. ings Home, home of Mr. and Another author of inter- Mrs. Bruce Patin, and to the est that Mrs. Caldwell pre- old Lewis Home on Church sented was Janet Frame.1924 i: Street, the home of Mr. and Frame was barn iaa Mrs. Holmes Sturgeon, with in New Zealand. She wrote lunch at St. Paul's Parish novels, short stories, Ira-., Hall and a visit to the church. etry, and three volumes The busses will be met at of autobiography. Frame,s the Woodville Hospitality autobiography was turn!. Center on US 61 where lo- into a movie for tlev]-cal mlid, will board for the men, An Angel at M3t Table, :. tour. Volunteers are welcome Frame died m 2004 at age st th:,-ter and at all of the 79 from leukemia.:-:: st-te'group will visit in The last of the wnters-!:cludin g St Paul's and the menhoned was Flannery : W311dnmn C, mmt:v Mn.qo.nm , '- ....... ,/ ......... O Conner O'Connor was -asked to contact el- born in 1925 in Savannah, thor the homeowners, Mrs. Georgia. Her father died :Lili  at the WoodviUe 'o of lupus when 0 C nner: Republican, Mr. Jerry Foster, was 15 years old. She was :•or by calling 601•888•7151 left devastated. She at- or by e.mail to info@historic- tended Georgia State Col: lege for Women and went NATCHEZ on to study journalism at the University of Iowa• O'Conner wrote many short stories as well as two novels. She was a de- vout Roman Catholic. In 1951 she was diagnosed with lupus• She eventually moved back to her fain-• ily home with her mother. ANTIQUES FORUM PILGRIMAGE GARDEN CLUB THIRTY-SIXTH ANNUAL ANTIQUES FORUM NOVEMBER 7-9, 2013 NATCHEZ, MISSISSIPPI She raised peacocks. Many days she wrote in the morn- | _ ing and received Company. | 1-1 1 ::llglC in the afternoon, She tried!| UIUILtltiIIUD to write at least one short I story per year. Her stari: - incorporated humor and Mary Lou Boyles subtle hints of her faith. O'Conner died in 1964 at A memorial service for the age of 39 of complica- ' Mary Lou Massey Byars tions from lupus. Before':: Boyles, 84, who died on concluding, Mrs. Caldwell: Wednesday, October 16, entertained the group by 2013, in Oxford, was held reading one of O'Conner's at noon on Tuesday, October stories, Revelation. 22, 2013, at the Jefferson Mrs. Fairchild served :: Street Methodist Church in guests fruit pizza, :: Natchez. de pirouline, jellielm!m p, ,..La&d Funeral Homemas kins, and ltveag-of  in charge of arrangement. choice. . Mrs. Boyles was born in The next meeting will Woodville on January 22, be held on November ..! 2.:: 1929. Aft, or graduating from at the home of Mra. Sylvia Mississippi State College for Waites. Women with a degree in mu- The Better HagGis &Ac }ties Monday- Friday 8:30-5 & Saturday 10-3 Fall Fashiom 0 to Flus Sizes ... Piko tops, Leggings fleece lined/regular • Maxi Dresses Sweaters • Jackets • LovenHide Purses, Wallets * Totes Riding, Cowboy & Combat Boots • Suede PlatformSho. Swan Creek, Capri Blue, Habersham Candles .... Children's Gifts + Mud Pie Clothes new born-6 yrs & Wax & Oil Warmers * Jewelry • Sideways Crosses • Watches: Sunglasses, Watches • Insulated Cups • Purses,; Camisoles Stormy Baker leather wraps & cuffs ° Yosi Samra Ballet Flats Emi Jay headbands & ties, Butter London Nail Laquer Elf On The Shelf has arrived, CNstmas Oafland comino! Gtt mP X 367 Hwy. 61 • Woodville * 601-431-0588 MISSISSIPPI HOMEMAKER VOLUNTEERS FALL BAZAAR THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 20!31, 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. : I.R. Hamilton Building : :: Wilkinson County Extension Service 982 Second South Street W00dville, Mississippi Handcrafted Gifts From Area Crafters Taco Soup or lambalaya Lunches $8.00 Lunch served 11:00-1:00 includes salad, bread, dessert & teal Take out or eat in. Quarts of jambalaya and taco soup will be available. sic, she moved to Natchez where she married Frank Linder Byars. She was active in many community organi- zations. She was active in the -Jffersen Street Methodist Church where she played the piano and organ. She was a : member of the Musical Arts :' League, the Natchez Historic Society, Natchez Cemetery i Board, president of the Nat- : ¢hez Garden Club, the DAR and a member of the Garden i.Club of America. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Frank Linder Byars and Barney Lewis Boyles; a grandson, • Fitz Robert Morgan IV; two Sisters, Lydia Massey Ber- ryhill and Frances Massey Watkins. Survivors include two : daughters, Jeanette Byars Morgan of Greenwood and Frances King Bryant of Ox- ford; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. The family requests that memorials be made to the harity of your choice. Quincy R. Dillon Quincy Randolph Dillon, 88, of Tylertown, died on Monday, October 14, 2013, at :the G. V. (Sonny) Mont- gomery VA Medical Center :in Jackson. .: Born Tuesday, January , 1925, in Tylertown, he was the son of Willie Dillon and  Travis Dillon. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Tues- day, October 22, 2013, at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in Tylertown with the Rev. Hivey Carson of- ficiating. Interment was in Antioch M:BC Cemetery. Washington Funeral Home in Tylertown was in charge of arrangements. MHV Handmade Quilt Raffle Tickets for the quilt can be purchased in advance from MHV members or at the door the day of the event. Join us to shop for the upcoming holidays, to find that special gift for any occasion and enjoy a leisurely lunch while shopping & visiting. Mississippi State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or veleran slams. Lev Stewart, Jr. Funeral arrangements for Lev William Stewart, Jr., 83, of Baton Rouge, La., and formerly of Woodville, are in- complete at Bateaste Memo- rial Funeral Home. . Mr. Stewart died on Sat- ,urday, October 19, 2013, at the Carpenter House of Hos- pice in Baton Rouge. • ' SMCC'S PHI BETA LAMBDA INITIATES NEW MEMBERS -- Southwest Mississippi Commu- nity College inducted new members of Phi Beta Lambda on Tuesday, October 1, in a ceremony in the Horace C. Holmes Student Union building on the SMCC campus. Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) is a national organiza- tion that helps any student in a business- related major including academic or career technical students. PBL is the largest busi- ness career student organization in the world. Southwest's PBL organization has a total of 47 members representing Health Care Data Tech- nology, Office Systems Technology, Accounting Technology, Microcomputer Technology, Mar- keting, General Studies, Pre-Med, Nursing, Pro- Business Administration and Secondary Educa- tion. Advisors are Kim Tynes, Leeanne Rutland, Kathy Boyte, Leigh Anne Gibson and Melissa Campbell. Pictured above, left to right, are as follows: Advisor Kim Tynes, Gage Gordon, Brandon Williams, Advisor Leeanne Rutland, Kayla Puder, Maggie Clark, Katelyn Bateaste, Cynthia Magee, Tiffini Wells, Amber Lirette, Kabresha Bullock, Meghan Dykes, Earlisa Mat- thews, Chanda Hernandez, Stephana Rushing, Joseph Jones, Katie Dillon, Kelli Pounds, Jes- sica Turner, Melissa Nicholson, Brittany Win- ston, Anna Cutrer, Heather Wages, Emily Taylor, Advisor Kathy Boyte, Advisor Melissa Campbell, and Jeremy Smith, vice-president of Career Technical Education. -- SMCC Photo THE PLANTATION WORLD OF WILKINSON COUNTY MISSISSIPPI 1792-2012 he Pn World of grdldnson County 1792-2012 by Stella Htts and Ernesto Cal- deira is expected to be available on November 4th according to the printer The 312 page, full color, hard cover book will be on sale at $5 at the museum, the Main Street Market Showrcom Antiques, or on line with PayPM at www/his - The celebrated portrait of Joseph E. Davis, by William Edward West, which is in the parlor at Rosemont, was used for the cover of the Antiques Forum brochure. The portrait was a highlight of the Smithso- nian National Portrait Gallery Exhibit in Washington, D.C., in April of 1995, organized by the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art in Laurel, recognizing the work of West, a Kentucky painter of the 19th mmtury. OUR PLANTATIONS BOOK Corinth Church of Christ invites you to celebrate with them on the occasion of their lOOth Anniversanj Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 10:30 a.m. Lunch served at 11:30 Kindly reply before October 28, 2013 Email: 601-888-6726 or 662-551-6406 0 Turn your sma[tphone into your own personal Concordia branch with our new mobile banking app. There i5 no monthly ee. Stop by and register or online banking, then download the pp. Now you're open for business 24/7. concoxdtabank,com € 'BANK TRUST CO, rerrida¥ Monterey :: Vidalla Natchez Woodvllle  @ 2013 Concordia Bank & Trust