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Volume 149 Oldest Paper In Mississippi Woodville, Mississippi 39669 Friday, November 9, 1973 ................................................................... WCCA Basketball To OCa,..., I,I,-14STl00S From The Files Of Get Underway Nov. 13 Th bli The basketball season for e Repu can Wilkinson county cl00ristian Academy 1will open on Tuesday , of next week, November 13, when e W " " Oh Time, in thy flight .... the girls team plays Thomas ....................................................................... J'cfffers.on in Natchez. Due to .! The following is copied from 25 YEARS AGO the extended football season ' recent column by Dr. Max brought alout by the district  aaffevty, former superintendent Mr. and Mrs. F. R. Conner playoffs, the WCCA boys team i:J'. f education of the state of and their two children, Nancy will not see action until De-  Cap- " Iornia an'd a .widely read and Francis, and Mrs. A. W. comber 4. Mron Waddell will believe that the Lanehart spent the past week- coach the Rambler girls and i , C0 i!,. , ttreaucrats wh '| OVer this nation's have taken end in Lafayette, La., visiting Don Alonzo .will serve .as coach f b lummst. We educational in the home of Mr. and Mrs. of the boys. | YStem could learn much from S. S. Thibodeaux and family. The girls will play the fol- | his statements. We quote: Mrs. Lanehart stayed for a lowing November schedule: longer visit. N, ov. 13 - Thomas Jefferson - ttere's where I separate my- Self fxom my fellow educators, Mr. and Mrs. James Belle Isle Natchez ild not for the first time. and little daughter of Atlanta, Nov. 16 - ACCS - Natchez Ga., came here the latter part Nov. 17 - Brookhaven - home The oldest, moldiest cliche in of last week for a visit to her Y profession is that, as far s Schooling is concerned, you[ parents' Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Nov. 20 - Thomas Jefferson - Tolbert, and Mitzi. They were home Nov. 27 - Liberty - there get only what you pay for. In joined here for the weekend by Other words, if we want the Mr. and Ivrs. Ben Tolbert and Nov. 29 - Brookhaven -there Nov. 30 - Pine Hills - Gloster eXt' generation of Americans little daughter of Baton Rouge. to read better, spell more ac- On December 4 the boys and eurately, handle mathematical Mrs. G. T. Neill's many Putations more efficiently, friends, among them both old girls teams will play their first aderstand scientific principles and young of this community, double-header, a benefit affair, greatly regretted her painful in which they will play teams 0re completely and know moxe accident last week. She slipped of local men and w,omen. about the history and govern-.on a highly polished floor and After'that date, the boys' and aleut of their country than we d0 ourselves, we should simply in the fall br,oke her right arm gixls' schedule is as follows: lend mere money on their just above the wris.t. Dec. 7 - Franklin - home , SChools than our paxents spent Mrs. J. A. Redhead, Mrs. H. C. Dec. 11 - Centreville - there Leak and Rev. Mr. J. W. McNutt Dec. 13, 14, 15 - Liberty Tourney 011 Ours. I'Iorsefeathers. It's not hat attended a meeting of the Dec. 18 - Pine Hills - Gloster Dec. 20, 21, 22 - Thomas Jeffer- easy. Not :by a long shot. Presbyterian Church at Union _ Since Lyndon Johnson slick- Church on Tuesday of this week. son Tournament Jan. 2, 3, 4, 5 - Tourney In announcing the appoint- tleCl Congress into passing the Mr. W. E. Abel, Jr., of Hous- Jan. 8 - Southwest - Ruth merit, Senator Eastland called lernentary and Secondary Edu- ton. Texas, spent several days Jan. 10. 11. 12 Pine Hills S t o c k e t t "exceptionally well- ction Act eight years ago, here and in Tunica. La., visiting Tournament qualified" for the post "This is Washington has shoveled lit- members of his family the end Jan. 15 - Pine Hills - home a very impoxtant staff position, ally billions of dollars into of last week. $an 18 - Franklin - Roxie and I am confident he will make 0eal schools to get better edu- Mrs. Rosa May Roland, Mrs. Jan. 19 - Liberty - there an outstanding counsel for the tion for poor children, ghetto j. M. Sessions, Mrs. E. M. Kee Jan. 22- Trinity- Natchez cto:kti"; ,Dils, minority youngsters, the and Miss Lyman spent Tuesday Jan. 24, 25, 26 - Centreville s a former Mayor of e!tUrally dls,advantaged." in Natchez where the first Tournament Woodville and served as Special . Yet there is not a scintilla of named entertained the group at Jan. 29 - Trinity - home ence that all this shoveling a luncheon and tour of points of Feb. 1 - Sou%hweest - home r cone anything to make nterest. Feb. 5 - Centreville - home aese kids one bit more lemrned Rev. G. P. McKeown. Roy. S.F. Feb. 8 - Liberty - home an. %hey 'were to start with Harkey and Mr. R A. J. Sessions .1, teachers and administrators attended a meeting of officials re ,getting paid a lot more, Stockett was lass sizes are smaller and a of the Methodist Church in SMO Board To Meet the publicandschools ofeducatedWilkinsonin st amount of expensive hard- Vicksburg on Tuesday. Monday In Liberty County. He received his B.A. de- ,re has been added ,to the 50 YEARS AGO gree from Washington and Lee raditional chalk, erasers and The regular monthly meeting University in Lexington, Vir- eXtb0oks. As a teacher myself, Mrs. Wm. Terry ,and little of the board of directors of ginia, in 1955 and his law de- tSUpPose I should rejoice in daughter, of New Orleans, were Southwest Mississippi Opportu- gree from the University of t?ese Periphe,ral benefits, but expected here yesterday evening nity, Inc., will .be held on Men- Mississippi in 1960 He was a ialth compels the admission trrat for a visit to relatives in this, day night, November 5. at 7 p.m. member of Pi Kappa Phi social WOUld teach my classes lust her f, ormer home. Mrs. A. 5. Lusk and little at the Amite County Courthouse fraternity and Phi Alpha Delta in Liberty. Officers will be legal fraternity. i Well regardless of how much got paid within reason, of daughter, who are making thei,r elected and committees up- He was elected Mayor of e0Urse. Really I would home in Jefferson County, ,are pointed at this meeting. Woodville in 1960 to fill the un- &s for class size recent stud- spending the .week here on a visit Mr. and expired term of P. H. Brasfield. to her parents, s in both England and the Mrs. John E. Thomas. of registered ,mail. I.t required The following year, he was p- ,,nlted States strongly indicate Rev. Jas. 'O. Galloway, former three days of hard and diligent pointed to a post in the state nRt lowering class size doesn't pasto,r of the Woodville Moth- work to distribute this lot of attorney general's office, where odist Church and now stationed Established In 1824 Number 23. NEW CHIEF COUNSEL - Former Mississippi Attorney Peter M. Stockett (left) cofers with Senator James O. Eastland about his appointment as chief counsel and staff director of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Washington -- An outstanding Mississippi attorney h,as been named Chief Coudsel and Staff Director of the Sob ate Judiciary Committee. Peter M. Stockett, who is criglnally from Woodville, was St. Joseph's Church Centennial To Be Marked On Dec. 16 St. Joseph's C,atholie Church was dedicated on July 27, 1873, by Presiding Bishop William Henry Elder of Natchez. On December 16, 1973, a spe- cial Day of Thanksgiving will be observed by the .members of St. Joseph's and the people of God in Woodville .community. The observance will be led by the now presiding Bishop of Natchez-Jackson Diocese, Joseph B. Brunini. There will be a Special Mass and Prayer of Thanksgiving in the morning, followed by lunch- eon in the parish facility for both members and visitors. Rites Held Sunday For Chester Cavin litigation and represented state Funeral sexvices for Chester and local officials. Cavin, 66, were conducted from He came to Washington in Newman Funeral Home Chapel on Sunday, November 4, at 2 1967, jcining the committee p.m. with the Rev. Ed Causey staff during a period when the officiating and with interment powerful Judiciary panel was in in the Hopewell Methodist Church Cemetery. , Mr. Cavin, a native of Wilkin- Ramblers Down Tigers 22-13; Play For Title The Wilkinson County Chris- tian Academy Ramblcxs downed the Centreville Academy Tigers 22-13 here last Friday night to record their firs,t victory in seven years in the cross-county .ivalry. The win gave Coach Don Alonzo's Rambler eleven a 9-1 record for the regular season, with their ,only loss being to the Class AA Amite School Rebels of Liberty. Play For Title Friday The Ramblers won the cham- pionship of the west subdivision of .the Class A, South Division, Academy Confe,renee with a perfect loop record. They are to meet the east subdivision title holder, Walthall Academy, on Friday night .of this week for the South Class A Division title. The game ,will be played at Walthall Academy in Tylertown at 7;30 p.m. For fans going from Wood- ville, the following directions to the host field arc given: Take named to the top staff position the national .spotlight as the bv Chairman James O East-I alegrun m ne move o .'. 'r MISS) Stckett haalturn the Supreme Court around 1,,, - . . v I ' been a professional staff mem- Stock ett was.a key .man re. Sen son County and a resident ,of her on the committee for the amr ;asmnos enors o oezea Centreville fo, r the past seven past six years , Abe Fo,rtas for Chief Justme and confirm four conservative jus- tices on the High Court. In .addition. he was instru- mental in drafting anti-busing and neighborhood school legis- lation bills to benefit the na- tion's law enforcement officers, and measures to strengthen the criminal code. Stockett has assumed his du- Assistant to the Attorney Gen- ties duxing another period, in oral of Mississippi before corn- which the Judiciary Committee ing to Washington in 1967. is in the center ,of national at- Born in Woodville, he is the tention. Hearings are presently son of Mrs. Myrtle Walton being conducted before the Stockett and the late Pete.r M panel on the firing of Special Prosecutor Archibald Cox, leg- lslation to create a special pros- ecutor's post by law, and the nomination of a new Attorney General. A member of the Baptist Church. Stockett is married to the former Shirley White of Jackson, and they have a one- yea,r-old daughter, Laura. The Stocketts live in Silver Spring, Maryland He is listed in "Who's Who in American Government." Arrest Two Car Theives Highway 24 to Tylertown. As you approach Tylertown from the west the Sands Motel will be located on your left. Take years, died at his residence on a right turn ttere and go about Friday, November 2. He was a 1V.', miles southwest to Waithail member of Hopewell Methodist Academy field. Church. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Marion Floyd Cavin. Con- trey]lie; two daughters, hrs. George Patterson, Terry, and Mrs. W. H. Watkins, Jr.. Rock Springs, Ga.: five sons, Gerald. Joe, and Michael Cavin, all of Centreville, ,Rod ney Cavin. Baton Rouge, and W. T. FelLer, Wood- vllle; two sister, Mrs. Lawrence McCurley, Gloster, and Mrs. D. D. White. Hammond, LR.; and 15 grandchildrn. Delos Hammack Dies In Lake Providence Delos Hammack, 65-year-old native of Wilkinson County and a long.time resident of Lake Provdence. La., died at his home there .on November 5th of a heart .attack He was the brother of W. W. Hammack of Wood- ville. Funeral services were to be held on Wednesday afternoon at two o'clock. Among the local friends and relatives who ex- pected to attend were Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Hammack. Mrs Ellis The winner of Friday night's game will play the South Cen- tral title winner for the South Mississippi title of Class A, Academy Conference. Come From Behind The Ramblers came from be- hind lst Friday night to post a 22-7 halftime lead and h31d off a determined Tiger ffense in the final quarter to post the big win. The Tigers hit paydixt first early in the game when they mo..ved 80 yards on two plays to score'. After the kickoff and an exchange of 52-yard punts, the only two punts in the first half. the Tigers took over at their 20. From there hard-run- ning Tiger fullback Buddy Stutz- man skirted left end for 53 yards ,to the Rambler 27. On the next play quarterback David McKey went the remaining 27 yards to paydixt on a keeper for the fir,st score o.f the night and added the PAT from place- merit to ,put Centreville on top 7-0. The Ramblers came right back after taling the kiclo.ff their own 20 and moved ttable the class members to mail matter, he specialized in federal court Friday on arn any more. Quite the con-  ........... slaty. A London experiment at Bay St. Louis, was called here ................... --*oN=H=,*. ...... Hammack, Mrs. Eddie Davis, Sr., downfield on a series of short Ws that children in classes Wednesday bY the deathf his'u [ P [ P ' C k  Tw ear thieves were picked Mr" and Mrs' I' A Carter' Mr" gains with halfback Shannn niece, Mrs. H. B. McOehee. up here last Friday afternoon and Mrs. John Ashley, and Miss Day and quarterback Bobby  40 learn more than those in Mrs. W. F. Tucker, Mrs. R. n   rein [cy s l' c]ys by Woodville Police Chief James Lillian Ashley. Jonson accounting for the Sses of 30. for the ,simple tea- Forman and Policeman John Surv,ivors include his widow, major portion of ,the yardage, 0r tha ..... ne eacner has 'o:A' J. Sessions, Lillian Tucker .................. - .... I, .....  Dorsey The two were Albert Mrs C rm 1 ellfor ...... I Laura Chisholm and T. O. Sos- ' ...... . .... .... a e Carter Hammack, Jonson ,took the ball in from the ce suence .ann oiscipiine in I ions went up .to J,ackson on DEAR MISTER EDITOR: dered if the UFOs nai cneczea Galasper and Eugene Knight, La ke Pr,cvden" on. nn .. ulg classes or be dmven right,Y: ._ " o  last week for ........... foul China. Ed said he saw this both cf Ferriday, La Geor-e Hammack-.' L $ke- - --7' the 2 on a quarterback sneak, u D . 'moay morning z [ the wall. Result: The quint ! .......... :,- returnin  home The eners was oacz on w's I re-ortp on China in a maazine,s 'orman- ' stud' that' the pmr' dencS , a e ,rovl- and Day hit right tackle fox the e, one daughter 00-0o00o00er lld o u o e,, s during the session at ' " . rderly kids learn morel ..... rnoon d land 1.t told how that is the only had wrecked .a vehicle west of Gentry, Harrison, 'Ark" two out in front 8-7. aan their less quiet and less ]onay aide . . try store Sauraay n g, . he i major country in the w, orld that I Woodville and wre hitchhiking[ brothers, W W and" Louis On the final play of the first Ucle, ...... The weather during the past Zeke Orubb announClaat a u [balances ,its budget ever year. l at the time they were picked]ammaek; two "sisters, Mrs quarter Jeff Brown picked off mch*" -yf, scnommaes,. ..... ano SOliew * weezs ..... has been most ideal had thought the m u i .. P[They aint no modern problems[up for investigation A check of[Maud^ ,r,le r an  ,.. ,,....,,:: er cross raze, IOIKS... tlSo! fthr th:rJeartshetiang e bf e crotP:l nS: lleDe BSc h one side and down ne omer I,,, ,,, ,a.o aoficit ,r, endin ................. " ....... c*# ....... , .... ,,,= a McKey pass at his own 40 ..... , ..................  o, I ue ncene on ne vo I Hammack; and two randchil and returned it to the Tiger 40. n't get me wrong, o: e i and he had f!ggerea ou. malE d said, and over here the guv-IChevrolet pickup which theYld,ren ' - The catch was the first ,of t-" .money to ems. u ,advantage of it to get their keed ot t^, that the mere pouring!crops out of the field. Just a,t u't means unknown rign [ernment and everbody in It andlhad been driving revealed that[ ....... _ - Brown's three interceptions for , - me nations we,alan m* ...... h -ecan indust-" is ooserver. The way .eze wor _]under it is living on credit. Edlit belonged to the Ferrlday Auto]here and were turned over to the night, which proved to be 11 e :ms ume s e p , it out, all the ightinsgSfarOUan  [said he had saw where eight out [Parts company of Ferriday. [the sheriff ,of Coneordia Parish a big factor in the final out- raakedUCatinalthe intellectualWastelanddeserWll! !feceiving much attention, as this the country la e:y  . ip _ [ of ever 100 Americans owes more [ The two were lodged in jailIthe following day. Ih. . is gathering time and large pflgmms loomng er a pmce o s';lOm like a greennouse is quantities are being sold in this " " I than all they got in the wrld[ come. live. , is worth, ,and two out of the . . The Ramblers bogged down at nz00l eT:!san j Local Res,der, t Hur00 In Acodent o, # so perpesuae a COlOSSa . . the Tiger 34 and the ball went ,a,,- own. What mustve happened, we ei ht has ot monthl ayments o. . . The A H School football team cOonmZek/omttshatunWihegeoutt h ,:'  over on downs Two plays later hs'oertil!ze.with funas a,pnl- met defeat on last Saturday r tloP Y ...wmc,,n :equates: eouca, afternoon in the game with , ........ :,,1,, '  Brown gathered in a long Mc- everthmg, and they are wanting 1 h t ' '  ,,, , "' wlrt liIe aojusbmen, ' ' Ed said, are like the fel er t'a I ,t/1.,  '.'*: ! .... ,ii:,.,? ' Key aerlal at his own 35 and leer group ....... acceptance ann Jefferson Military College whiChcore to. get out and start all over, ,oa ..... *h nl,,, wa-, he could af-[ 'i,  ,]!,. '|,, .'" .:(/\\;[]k  1 returned to the Tiger 43. Day IIh ! " ,, . ..... --: was played at Natchez, the s hke the folks that kept moving ford to buy apples for $1 25 a  -|'L,,41l'%:l,!/ii,, ,.;,11 '  "=="l picked up a first down, and relevance mseaa o west in ,this country til they ru ,eck and sell e m for $1 wast " ,.- _,,ll Mark Curry an,other, to ,move lcation r nized st being 20 to '0. In defense of ,our n " " , as  ga , sy e IllRtle ' _... . .  team we will say, however, that to the Tiger 11. Jensen then mscipinea m,asery o eeific sub'eet rrlater i r both Charles Phtt and Brentiss hit Tim Gonda in the end zone lly  . s .p e- Jensen were out of the game, far 6 points to make it 14-7. t-- eamparable o making .nd a they are two of our On a fake kick, David Day's e,no: ...... _ Laid 1 cry .mud puddles in the mainstays naturally our boys pass for point to Barry Daniels The o the mar:an:.. . played under .a handicap, was incomplete.  neser will Sllll remmn Following ,the next kickoff, OStlnat nl now t 75 YEARS AGO WI ely sterile. O y ' the Tigers were again stymied ]have been made expensively ..... the 'rlle. Every coon mr,mer m by a pass interception, this time '--...,_ South prays ea,rnestly for con- by Eli Whltaker, who picked off or-- tinued peace in Europe. In case a McKey toss at the Tiger 39. . J[tlg of war he will have to give his  Shannon Day drove to the 23 ,- /P/q',Pa" cotton away and throw in al- . _ _. ...' '. .... - right out of their green, rotor-, for a firat down. and Jonson , v v ..,.a,,l b,,,/ l s an eg S chromo with each ba e a iowea .e.e,. nat w.nue. nem legged pants fer a few bushels passed to Ricky Lambert to the inducemen, t to his lord ,and pore aeviis is nere Ioomng zerl  U wheat they ot at a II Tiger 10. After a 10-yard loss, nkin ' ..... "   Jensen passed to Tom Willis,  master, the cotton buyer; to a home, we got folks thi g[real bargain I el,, Oct. 31 .71 63 54 take it off his hands. It is very [ Personal, Miser dit , g- se,rious about the day when  ' t E or I fi Miss Ruby Caulfeild of Woodville was painfully injured who made a fine diving catch t" Nov. 1 0 74 64 little better as it now stands we're going to have to set up -r th  UFO ihtins will drop Wednesday morning in the automobile shown above. Miss in the end zone for a td. Jonson ', Noy. 2 0 82 42 Mr. S. S. Johns of Whiestown colonies under the ocean a d off to nothing as winter sets lCaulfeild was traveling west on Ilighway 24 and as she, crossed then added 2 points on a quar- - , . . terback sneak to close out the t., Nov 3 0 81 57 was in town on Thursday. on the moon 3est to have enuff in -rid folks .won't be ou.t as Hghway 61 bypass here her vehmie was struck by a truck-tractor IRambler scoring at 22-7 at half- /, ', 0v. 4 Tr 77 63 The thermometer on Wednes- z'00m .fer everbody ......... to move much. But if we run out of driv'en by lterbe't Kimball of Rayville, La. he' Caulfeilfl car vas l'time' tl., Nov. 5 4.30 75 45 day and Thursday registered 35. arouna on ms om worla The e ,, ' .. ' .. heat, we may turn out to b then thrown into a State Itihway Department truck which was .e., NOv 6 0 60 46 Tuesday was a .banner day at grass s anus greener on the rver okln for , The third quarter of play saw .. ......... hghtened obse s lo .g stopped at the intersection. [he car was demolished, while minor ally Radings: Rainfall 1 p.m. the Post Office. one large wagon oner enex s pmne, was zeze s rescue, damage was done to the two trucks. It was reported about noon no scoring nor sustained drives Yours truly, ilt,. ' Temerature 5 n. load of mail being received. It words, by either team. As the final  sties furnished courtesy of  consisted of 47 sacks of papers, Picking up this line of think- that Miss Caulfeild was resting well, following treatment at , quarter opened Brown stole his LIJ'I.SS Forestry Commission.) 4 sacks of letters and one sack ing, Ed Doollttle said he won- Undo Pete Catchings Clinic here. (Continued on Page 4)