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Poe 4 MISSISSIPPI OUTLOOK by Paul Pittman State Republican Chairman that some of the taint of the Clark Reed's strident defense of whole affair will rub off on first, Vice President Spire Ag- them in coming elections. new and now President Richard It could, indeed, be a side Nixon is in sharp contrast to effect of the situaton, what the reaction of several other l:,rminent GOP leaders in Mis- sissippi. From the first, Reed has stoutly defended the embattled Nlxon administration, blaming "well - organized radical ele- ments" who he says are out to get the President. But the two bright fobs on the GOP's political watch chain, freshmen Cong, ressmen Thad Cochran and Trent Lott, have The Woodville RemJl00l;can, Woodville, Mlsslsslp00i Alderman D'Aquilla made a motion that $15,700 as requested by J. H. Lambdin, Gas Con- t sultant, be allowed to upgrade I the gas system, seconded by A1- t derman Curry, voted upon and unanimously carried. ice Station. gas, $68.p0; South Central Bell, phone expense, $9.83; Public Employees' Retire- merit System, rot., $370.92; State Tax Commission, w'held. $6.02; Commercial Bank, same, $168. 60; Walter E. Davis, Jr.. salary, The bids for sale of building $189.51; Eula Mae Liberty, same, formerly occupied by Johnson $13.37; Huey P. Robinson, same, $113.00; Herbert E. Felter. wages, High SchOol, as per notice to bidders. 'were opened as fellows: David Ward, $325.00; Bran Dawson, $120; Fi,rd Grover, $235.00. Motion by Alderman D'Aqullla with domestic and foreign re- that the bid of David Ward in latton problems proliferating at the same time. Thus. they are walking a rel- atively non-par-tisan line while Reed takes the hard line, a risk which is an advantage and pos- sibly an obligation to him in the amount of $325.E0 be ac- cepted, seconded by Alderman Curry, voted upon as follows: those voting "Aye" Gary D'A- quilla, H. B. Curry and Anthony Flaccomlo, those woting "Nay" Ron Senko. " Friday, November 2, 7973 '00; Hampton Clark, care of gram, $1,500.00; Robert Clat- Collected, $16.043.40 cemetery, $125.00; McGehee Me- borne, expenses, $37.50; James The Clerk is charged with the tor Parts. supplies, $42.39; Egsie For, man, same. $50.00; John following: Res. Gas, $2,505.32; H,arris, jail board, $12.00; With- Dorsey, contract work $115.5'0; Com. Gas, $1,548.90; Res. Water, ors & Withers, Florists, Miss Clerk's Special Account, reimb.. $3.241.57: Com. Water. $770.39; Hospitality flowers, $10.51; Seal $99.99; Hampton Cla, rk. care of Res. Sewer. $210.13" Com. sewer, Tractor Co., repairs, $102.23; cemetery, $125.00. $44.45. Jimmie's Auto Service same, Combined Water Works & There being no furthex bus- $387.32: F. R. Blankenstein, sup- Sewer System Fund: CWW&SS iness Lo come before the meet- plies, $61.70: Miss. Valley Supply Bond Retiremen & Reserve ing, upon motion duly made $45.51; Dave Lewis, Jr., salary, Co.. same, $95.90: C..M. Treppen- Fund. transfer. $250.00: Me- and seconded, the meeting ad- $167.48: Sidney B. Mealey, same, dahl & Sons. Inc., same. $92.55; Gehee Motor Parts. supplies, $3. ]ourncd. $18.60; Lawrence Wells, Jr.. Planters Hdw., Inc., same. $199. 80; James R. Williams. same. G. J Gonda. Mayor wages, $142.71; Mid Louisiana 39; Woodville Republican. pub- $72.25; Seal TraeUor Co.. repairs, ----" Gas Co., gas, $2,865.99; Pruden- lish minutes & supplies. $241.29; $9.50: Natchez Electric & Supply tal Ins. Co., n., $220.36; Frances SW Miss. EPA, lights, $527.42; Co.. same, $34.80: F. R. Blanken- Townsend. Clerk pay acct. dep. (Joe Lewis Harxison), $.18; (Ola Mae Walker), $14.05; Mrs. Joe C. Lewis. refund dep., $7.50; Frances Townsend. Clerk. pay acct. dep. (Ronnie Taylor), $5. 16;Ronnie Taylor, refund dep., $9.39; Frances Townsend, Clerk, the political role that he has The following is a report of pay acct. dep. {B. R. Henley). been playing as state chairman, the gas, water & sewer cellec- $3.17; B. R. Henley, ref. dep., But. even though Reed may tiGriS for the month (ff..August: $11.38; Clerk's Special Account. not be aware of it, we have l Bxought forward, $369.87; Res. reimb.. $70.00. found some faintly developing lGas, $2,383.62; Com. Gas, $1,419. General Fund: Robert Clai- been notably quiet about fast developing story, ,which has here. shaken the nation in crisis One longtime Republican fashion, leader in south Mississippi told Beginning with the now f.a- us confidentially that he would the chinks in the Republican arm,orl00; Res. Water, $3,212.76; Com. not be surprised to see the Pres- ident resign. This is probably a minority point of view at this point. But, if it should develop, it would leave the government in sham- bles :and test the vitality of the Republic in a way that it has mous Watergate affair, which has been the subject of nation- ally t e 1 e v i s e d congressional hearings, the affair has esca- lated with the resignation of Agnew. under indictment for tax fraud and other charges, the exit of Attorney General Water, $599.68: Res. Sewer, $199. 74; Com. Sewer, $67.81; Outside water, $13.32; Penalty, $111.20; Cut off & on, $4.00; Deposits, $100.00; Sales Tax, $336.40; To- tal, $8,817.40. Collected, $8,407.64; Delin- quent: Lewis Allen $10.80, Ira Dean Keeton $1.04, Jerry David- son $4.88, C. E. Emmons $5.88, L C. Brown $1.31, 'Ronnle Davis $1.74, Joseph Lee Dixon $1.70, not been tested in this century. Wiley Collins $2.34, Thomas L. Elliott Richardson and Assistant Attorney General William Ruck- leshaus, and the firing of spe- Proceedings Of The cial prosecutor, Archibald Cox. In addition to the two con- Woodville Mayor & gressmen, another prominent GOP figure in the state, Gil Carmichael of Meridian, has also ma, lntained a moderate stance on the whole affair. Carmichael, who appears to have an appeal to a special fac- tion within the state party, ran Board Of Aldermen September 4. 1973 At the Regular Meeting of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the Town of Woodvllle, Mis- sissippi, begun and held in said torney and Frances Townsend, Clerk. Motion by Alderman Senk9 that the minutes be approved as read, seconded by Alderman Curry, voted upon and unani- mously carried. Motion by Alderman Flac- comio, seconded by .Alderman Senko and .unanimously carried that the bills in the amount of $7,200.72 be paid. Alderman Senko made a me- Piazza $21.71, Annie Catherine Thompson $5.87, Jim Teal $31.61, Albert Havard $4.30, Willie James $20.51, Charles J.ackson $5.90, Charles Andxe,ws $3.26, Fannie Lee Gavin $5.63, Ike Evans $26.74, Isiah White $10.67, Willie Lee Peters $1.85, Gloria Dean Myers $5.19, Huston Parker $3.82, Er- nest Smith $13.93 Chas. Edw. Buck $11.47, Joe M. Stutzman $5.42, , Leon Williams $1.91, Larry a surprisingly good race for the Town at 7 p.m., there were pres- B:ox $1.97, Larry C. Kendrix $22. U. S. Senate in 1972, in a race ent Mayor G. J. onda, Alder- 49, James Ross $17.28, Willie against the veteran Democrat, men H. B. Curry, Anthony Flac- Pope $28.27, Alice Scott $12.13, Senator James O. Eastland. eomio, Gaxy D'Aquilla and Ron Lillie Mae Hawkins $6.59, Ethel There is clearly a pattern Senko, Richard T. Watson, At- Tolliver $3.76. Howa,rd Wyatt $15.17, Dec Turner $15.69, Jim Henry $9.55, Janie Wells $4.07, Cleveland Lanus $2.36, Withers & Withers, Florists $5.14, Charlle Adams $4.45. Stella Fosselman  $5.65, Joe Lewis Harrison $5.85, Mary Dixon $2.75, Willard Jones $1'0.47, Tom Hatch $13.26, Oi'h Mae Walker $13.38; Total, $8,- 817.40. The following is a xeport of Clerk's Special Account: t Br, ought forward: $423.07; Dis- leaders h0pe that it won't, if, tion that the firm of HandJis, bursements: Cash, $8.80 postage, for nothing else, to buttres the Turpin & McGraw be employed $3.30 freight, $12.10. Reimburse- stability of the government, to audit the town records, sec- mens: General Fund, $8.80; But, Lott, Coehran .and Car- ended by Alderman Flaccomio, CWW&SS Fund, $3.30; Total, michael are something else voted upon and unanimously 1512.10. There is always the possibility lcrried, l Revenue Sharing Fund: Fran- c. , , ces Lorraine Beckham, wages, emerging here. Reed has ,a vested interest in holding his har'd core troops together dur- ing the increasingly bitter battle over the credibility and integrity of the administration. More- over. there ,appears to be in- Greasing sentiment in the Con- gross to launch .Ampeachmen.t proceedings against President NlXon. This extreme may never come to pass. And many congressional Dan Minor. repairs, $10.00; Va- stein supplies. $80.69: C. M. rlety Shack, ice,. $1'1.70; Anthony Treppendahl & Son.s. Inc.. same. Flaccomio bond, $10.00; Sanders $.60: Standard Oil Co. oil. $4.32: Ref. & Electric Service. repairs, Planters Hdw.. Inc., supplies, $38L0: Communications A,ssoci- $7.13; Miss. Power & Light Co.. ares, Inc.. radio c,entxact, $34.25; lights, $136.07: Communication Marshall Lumpkin. repairs, $71. Associates, Inc., radio contr,act. CO; Southern Uniform Co., uni- $5.62; Three Way Service Sta- forms, $19.85: Three Way Serv- tion. gas, $68.51; South Central ice Station, gas, $784.14; James Bell. phone expense. $9.84; O. Moore, fire pay, $17.50; Sial- Health Education Service. Sew- hey Mealey, same. $7.50; Lamar age Treatment Plant Manual, Ashley, same. $7.50; W. H. $1.50; Frances Townsend. Clerk. I II I I I CALF CREEP FEEDERS Heavy Duty All stbel STOCK CHUTES PICKUP STOCK RACKS OILERS Aprons and Cable C. E .WARD, Jr. Phone 888-4687 Rt. 2, Box 770, Woodville, Mississippi Agent for DOLLY FARM EQUIPMENT CO., Inc. I f Let us help you get your new car , ,, '!'' ", .... For All Your Insurance Needs and Auto Financing, See or, Call PAT CAVIN 2 doors east of Postofflce SHIELD,OF SHELTER Phone 888-6665 borne, expenses, $37.50: Jamas Catchings, Jr., same, $12.50; Forman, same, $50.00; John Per- Gary D'Aqullla, same, $2.50; Pat sey, contract work, $122.10; H.E. Cavin same, $10.00; Dudley Hop- Berryhlll, care:,of cdmetc,ry, $450. ,.-on. same. $5.00: Louis D'Aqullla, 00; Woodville Public Library, same, $10.00; South Central Bell, contribution, $25.C,0;, Mrs. E. M. phone expense, $84.76; Wilkln- Collens Est., rent' .on dump, $5. son County, Food Stamp' Pr, o- $28.24; Grant Caxter, Jr., salary, $146.12; Robert Claiborne, same, $145.82; Jack Curtain, same, $56. 49; Robert Fields, Jr., same, $123. 47; Larry ft. Mealey, wages, $133. 13; Ed Porer, salary, $116.12; R. C. Slan, same, $123.47; James Forman, same, $237.71; Earl Reld, wages, $133.59; Wlllie Scott McCa,rstle, salary, $240.87; Fran- ces Townsend, same, $363.64; Margo P. Ferguson, wages, $28. 24; Public Employees' Retire- ment System, retire., $303.45; State Tax Commission, w'held, $14.82; Commercial Bank, same, $289.10; Robert Claiborne, sal- ary, $145.82; Jack Curtain, same, $47.07; James Forman, sme, $242.71; Earl Reid, same, $135. 11; Ha,rvey Cobb, w, ages, $60.25; Grant Carter, Jr., salary, $116. 12; Robert Fields, Jr., same, $123.47; Larry J. Mealey, Jr., wages, $111.98; Ed Porter, sal- ary, $116.12; Pxudential Life Ins. Co., ins., $110.83; Robert C. Slan, salary, $123.47. Light & Gas Fund: Walter E. Davis, Jr., salary, $184.51; Dave Lewis, Jr., same, $133.03; Eula Mae Liberty, same, $13.37; Sid- ney B. Mealey, same, $188.35; Huey P. Robinson, same, $11.3. O0; Lawrence Wells, Jr., wages, $140.7,0; Mitchell B. Whitaker, same, $84.73; Herbert E. Feltex, same, $68.57; H. B. Curry, sal- ary, $47.5'0; Anthony Flaccomio, ame, $47.50; Gary D'Aqullla, same, $47.50; G. J. Gonda, same, $285:00; Fred C. McCarstle, Sr., same, $40.10; James O. Moore, same, $472.29; Chas. T. Netter- vflle, same, $75.32; R. J. Senko, same, $47.50; Richard T. Wat- son, same, $133.72; Mrs. Ralph McCrty, refund deposit, $15.00; Utility Specialties Service Co., supplies, $22.21; James R. Wil- liams, same, $72.25; Consolidated Pipe & Supply Co., same, $453. 21; Seal Tractor Co., repairs,, $9.50; C. M. Treppendahl & Son. Inc., supplies, $37.09; Standard Oil Co., oil, $4.32; Planters Hdw., Inc., supplies, $7.88; Carl W. Hancock, mping of gas system, 9.00; Shelby C. Berry, same, $25.00; J. H. Lambdin, consul.t- ant fee, $534.13; Miss. Power & Light Co,, lights, $1,28; Commu- nication $$aCa, Inc., adto contract, .63; Three WaS, ler. outside water. $44.45: Clerk's Special Account, reimb.. $69.99; General Fund. tranger, $180.58. The .:following is a repo,rt on advalorem taxes: Charges. $16,038.40: Additional charges, $5.0.0; Total, $16,03.40. Complete INSURANCE Coverage Protection PLUS Servlc! 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Mississippi Power & Light'Company will plant an evergreen or hardwood tree in your behal,nd you will receive a pro- gram envelope containing a flame- able copy of the National Wildlife Federatmn s ...... ' Conservatnonnst Pledge," and a lapel pin. MissiSsippi Power & Ligi)t Company welcomes your participation in this effort to help "Keep Mnssms!pp Clean & Green. MIDOLE SOUTH UTILITIES SYSTEM 00ISSISSIPPl POWER & LIGHT 50 Years He/pzbg Build M/ss/ssippi i, , , %,