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Page 2 Published every Friday by rheWoo dvilhRepublican Box 696, Woodvllle, Miss. 39669 John S. Lewis, Owner & Editor Subscription Rates: One year, $5.00 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 Woodvillc. Miss. 39669 POLITIC AL ANNOUNCEMENTS The Woody;lie Republican, Woodville, MissLsn m Centreville News Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Rose and children of McComb were recent guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Waddell. Mrs. J. W. McElwee, Mrs. La- nolle Welch and Mrs. Beatrice Waddell visited in the home o,f Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Clark and son. Ronnie, in Baton Rouge on Monday of last week. Mrs. Mc- Elwee remained over to visit for a few days with ,her son and family, the J. G. Dunaways. , Mr. and Mrs. Conway Hughes and little granddaughter. Jen- nifer Hughes, of Vidalia, La., spent Sunday visiting in the home of his parents, Mr. and The Woodville Republican is Mrs. Audrey Hughes. authorized to announce the fol- lowing candid*aLes for office in the special election to be he]d on Tuesday, January 15. 1974: FOR SUPERVISOR Second District GREEN B. MORRIS KATHLEEdN M. O'FALLON DANIEL W. WELLS MRS. NANNIE ASH HOSTS METHODIST CIRCLE Mrs. Nannie Ash was. hostess or the December meeting of Mr. "Dutch" Landrum of At- lanta. Ga.. spent the weekend visiting his parent, the Rev. and Mrs. Stanley Lndrum, at the Methodist parsonage. rs. J. B. Morris of An,ahuac, Texas, and Mrs. Mae Cummings of Ha,mshire, Texas, returned .home Tuesday following a visit in the home o:f Mrs. Harris Jones and family. Weekend and Sun- day ,guests in the Jones home were Mrs. Els,a Morris of Me- Comb, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Duna- way, Jr., Mrs. J. L. Dunaway, Sr., and Mr. and Mrs.. W." W. Blackwell, all of Baton Rouge, and Mr. an,d Mrs. Paul Hogue the United Methodist Morning of Clinton, La. Circle at her residence on Tues- Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Smith of day of last week with a good Centreville, oined by Mr. and attendance. Mrs. Joe Clark o Senatobia, Mrs. Mildred McCurley opened attended The Win. Carter Com- the meeting wit,h prayer, and party meeting in Barnesville, Mrs. Ash. president, presided at Ga.. over the weekend. Mr. Gila Va.ughan and Mr. and Mr& Devard Vaughan, all of Eupora, visited 'recently in the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Vaug.han. Friends. of the John Vaughans are pleased that Mr. Vaughan, vcho is hospitalized in Field Memorial, is showing im- provement and expects to re- turn ,home shortly. Mrs. Lewis Campbell left by plane last Tuesday for Spokane, Washin.gton, to be a( the bed- the business session and ,gave an interesting report on the Methodist District meeting held recently in Brookhaven. Mrs. Ethel Anderson presented the program. "The Pledge Serv- ice." which was opened by Mrs. Stane.v La, ndrum with a dewo- tional based on the Christmas Story. Assisting Mrs. Andersfon in the interestin presentation were Mrs. Zelma White and Mrs. Annie Sims. Durin the social hour. Mrs. Ash served a dessert with coffee. HOLLY RETREAT HMC HOLDS CHISTMAS MET Mrs. Huh Rogers was hostess for the Christmas meetin, of the Holly Retreat Homemakers Club at her residence on Thurs- dav. December 8. The ,meetin opened at two o'clock with Mrs. T. J. Cobb. president, reading the club praver. The Christ.,ma, s program consisted Jcf "Twelve Rules of HsDDiness" and "The Legend of Christ." Durin,g the social hour. he members exchanged gifts .from under the beautifully trimmed tree and Mrs. Roers served del cious refreshment course with coffee. CHRISTMAS CANTATAS SET IN CENTREVILLE Two Christmas cantatas have been scheduled at Centreville churches one tt:is Sunday and one next Sunday. "A Night of Nights" by John A. Halet .will be presented a Thomson Memorial Presbyterian Church on Sunday, December 16. at 6 p.m. under t.he direction of Mrs. T. B. Graves. On Sunday, December 23..at 7 p.m.. the combined choirs of the Centreville United Method- ist Church a, nd the Centreville Baptist Church will present "Carol of Christmas' by John W. Peterson at the Baptist Church under the direction of Mrs. Wil- liam B. Netterville. Mrs. Kathryn Chapman left last weekend for Richmond, Va., to scend the Christmas holiday season with her 'son-in-law and daughter. Mr. and Mrs. H. Page Best, and children, K, aty and ChaDman. Friends of Mrs. T. G. Reed, Jr.. a,re pleased that she is' at home after being hospitalized in the Field Memorial. Centreville Academy NEWS Too late for last week) We *had lots of basketball ac- tivity last week. On Tuesday our boys and girls varsity teams traveled to Parklane in McComb where they lost both games. On Thursday night, however, we did much better when we t]osted side of her son, Sgt. Lewis Campbell, III, who is hospital- ized a,t Fairchild Ar Force hospital with a broken hip and other tinjries sustained when he and' his ife :and small child were in an ' utombile accident near Spokane on Thanksgiving Day. Mr. and Mrs. William K. Grit- .dent Services International. the fin, Jr., and family attended a con'sultant bonded travel corn- family reunion held with Hous- party which is arranging the ton, Texas. relatives during the tour. Between twenty and thirty Thanksgiving holidays, people were at the meeting and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lord re- turned .home las weekend from a ten-day trip to Tulsa, Okla., as guests .of 'their son-ln-la,w and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Otis Dillon. During their stay they visited scenic places in Tuls.a, Oklsuhoma City, and Elrena, Ark., which included, the Cow- boy Hall of Fame, Oal Roberts University, and the World Art Muse,um. Guests in the .home of Mr. and Mrs. Donnie Nutt for sev- eral days last week and on Fri- da7 were her mother, Mrs. Minnie Munn, ,and Mr. and Mrs. landall Baker ,and hildren, Randy and Lee, of Jackson, and Mrs. Marguerite Baudin and Mrs. Laura Waters of Baton CENTREVILLE LIBRARY HOSTS MLA-MLC TOUR The Kevin Poole Van Cleave Memorial Library in Centreville was one of 14 new and renovated libraries in south Mis;issippi visited by librar- ians and library trustees from across the state during a to-day touK' Here Mrs. Helen Beck- Ill IIH Mrs. A. Q. Smith was a recent night guest in the home of Mr. visitor in the home of ,her son and daughter-in-law, Mr.. ,and Mrs. George Smith, and family in Mobile, Ala. ham of the Bolivar County Library, second left, talks with Centreville relatives, Mrs. Jennings Field, left, Mrs. Harry Field, second right, and library trustee Mrs. Dick Field, right. The tour was co-sponsored by ';he Mississippi Library Commission and the Mississippi Library Association. teams again won. On Saturday ST. JOSEPIt'S TO the boys' and 'girls' JV teams as 'well as the two varsity teams COMMEMORATE traveled to,Adams County Chris- CENTENNIAL SUNDAY I Just in time for Christmas! Pine Hills Academy and won all Itian Academy. The girls' varsity four of our games. On Friday team won, but the boy's varsity (Con,tinued from Page 1) ng, ht we travelled to Amite and both JV teams lost their chives indicate that as early School Center, where our girls gmes. varsity and boys JV teams won as 1844 Catholic services were their games and our boys va'r- sity and girls JV teams lost theirs. On Wednesday morning Mrs. Linda Sumrall's Fifth Grade had charge of assembly. The en- last Friday CA students attended Mass. The first baptism re- erends Patrick O'Donnell. Pat- tie class par'ticipated in the the PTC bazaar at Greystone corded in he register of the rick Grant. James Taylor. Liam I F- openin.g exercise, after which ms. We all enjoyed the food preent St. Joseph's parish was Pentony, Francis Mignot, Mar- Rev. Larry Mills addressed the[and fun and think it was the that of Jeanne Morris. daug,hter ,tin Joyce and John Niemeyer. student body. His talk focused best bazaar yet. We understand that it was a success financially of Patrick and Bridget Dunay I St. Joseph's Church has been on in today's the concerns world, of young people and are especially pleased :about Morris. on November 25. 1844. renovated several times, but no Catherine Morris was listed as structural change has been Scooter Boatner. Stoney Lot- that since most of the profits g:flmother. For several y,a..rs made in the quaint .and ch, arm- tin and Milton Murphy enjoyed i will eventually be used to en- prior to 1860 the Woodville ing building. A recent n:ote- High S ehool Day at Mississippi . :rich our currtcuhm.'; congregation was attended by worthy achievement of the con- College last Saturday. They tell The "singing Seniors of '74" us they met high school students made another appearance over priests from Jackson, Louisiana. gregation was the completion of from .all over the state as well the weekend. This time they two of thee being Fathers a new xecto:ry and parish hall O'Neill and McMahon. Still to replace the building heavily as severa] from other states and sang popular religious songs at later during the 1860's, the damaged by a fuel gas explosion that they all really did like MC. the Centrevllle Baptist Church Woodville mission was served by in 1961. Those who were interes%ed in during the regular morning priests from Port Gibson and the Academy approved [rti, aexvice. As usual: the were great R,odney Mrs. Omer Car011's ,host of "Spring in London." met on and a credit o CA. I Among the e,aeliest Catholic friends welcome her back home Mnday night at the library Last Wednesday the Eighthlfamilies was that of Judge after having spent most of the with representatives from Stu- Grade had cimrge :of assembly. Posey, who with his wife came summer and fall with her The entire class took part in to the county in 1813. Their 0nlYdaughters. Mrs. R. L Davis in a humorous skit about Christ- child, Carnot Posey, born Au- Brookhaven and Mrs. Herbert several made applications. In spite of he energy crisis, it looks like the trip is "go." It appears now that we will have in our group students from St. Francisville. Woodville arid Cen- treville .and that cur group will be joined by a group of perhaps 20 from Parklane Acad, emy. Several of our girls were in the Woodville Christmas Parade lst Friday .afternoon. Tanya Priest. Lisa Koch and Kathy Lynn Hughes represented -the Wilk-Amite Riding Club and Susan Scott represented the Farm Bureau. On Tuesday and Wednesday of this week our Tiger Darlings marched, in the Gloster and Bude Christmas Parades. Rouge. We're quite husy this week Mr. Robert ,G. D'Costa of getting ready 'for Who's Who HOuston, Texas. was a Monday pictures on Wednesday and the Bazaar on Friday. and Mrs. C. M. P, ark*h.urst. ,on- day visitors in their home in- cluded Mrs. Annie Lurle Whit- aker of Woodflle. Beautiful satin Blouses and sequin tops are really beautiful for the holiday season. Our basketball record last week was an improvement over the week before. On Tuesday our varsity boys' and ,girls' tesms tvel,ed to Franklin Ohristian Academy ,and won both games. On Friday we hosted Beeson Academy and both our varsity Monday. Irvin, Father Enis. Father Doh- erty ,and Father Alexander S. Denis. The last named priest made a visit to Europe in 191, and was detained in Belgium after the outbreak of the First World Wr. The ,parish of St. Joseph's was left without a The football team wants to held in ,or near Woodville. resident priest and ,was again thank the roup of dans who Fater James Francois. attached attached to Natchez as a mis- honored them with a ldelicious to the Natchez c.hureh, visited sign. It wan in 1940 that a priest steak dinner in the :-,cafeteria the Woodville area in November was again assigned to Woodville. last Thursday night. - 'of that year and performed the Father Patrick Moran Succeed- Fr, cm 11:00 o'clock 'ti] 1:00 sacraments of baptism and the ing priests have been the Roy- gust 5, 1818. organized the Wil- Grey in Hattiesburg. kinson Rifles upon the outbreak l Mr. Frank Smiley and son, of the War Between the States. Davis. of Baton Rouge spent and quick,ly rose to the rsmk of Sund,ay with hJs mother ,and brigadier general in the Con- sister. Mrs. Litlie Smiley and Mists Jeanette Smiley. Perrytown News Mr. and Mrs. Byron Hazl.ip and son. Kyle. and Mr. and Mrs. federate Army. Carnot Posey was killed in action at Bristol Station. Virginia, and was buried in the University of Virginia Cemetery. The Posey home in Woodville was for many years the place where Catholic services were held. Another prominent citizen of Dwig.ht Hazlip of Natchez vis- Woodvtlle. Attorney G e o r g e ited Mr.s. Hazel Hazlip last week- Gordon, was after his marriage end. to Judge Posey's sister. Helen, Mr. and Mrs. Ken Thompson converted to the Catholic faith, and Mr. and Mrs. Mack Sturdi- It ,was Gordon who before his vant and children. Annie and mas shopping. We're glad to see !Mrs. Smith back after ,her long weekend jaunt to Georgia. She reports that she ,and Mr. Bill both en- joyed getting together with their Carter Company friends. It was like old times 'having Mrs. Chapman substitute for her. Mrs. Conerly entertained the Senior Class :fcr supper on Mon- day night of this week in her home The Seniors report that Mrs. Conerly is as good a cook ,as she is a teacher and that they all hd a great ime. We'd be a lot more excited about the approaching Christ- mas Holidays if we didn't have to suffer thgug.h three days of exams just before they start. All classe:s are planning Christmas parties cn Wednesd,ay morning as soon as the last exam is fin- isbed --- so probably we'll man- age to get our studying done and have a good time too. We get out 'at noon on Wednesday, December 19, and do not have to come back until Wednesday, January 2. 1974. Chris. of Natchez spent the day Sunday with their mother. Mrs. Nina Sturdiv.ant. Visltin Mr. and Mrs. Jewel Anders last weekend were Mr. and Mrs. James Anders ,and children, Kathy, Del and Russ, of Natchez. Mrs. Lynn McKle- murry of Fayette, and Stanley Perry. Roger Perry and Rob- bie Farrell of Natchez. Mrs. Betty Foreman and Mrs. Gracie Hazlip made a business trip to Natchez Saturday. death in 1869 gave land for the erection of a church and rec- tory. In 1871 Father Huber. of the Natchez church, went to Cincinnati to solicit funds for the Woodville church building and Father G. MarLy proceeded with plans for beginnin,g con- struction. The $3,500 building was blessed and dedicated to St. Joseph on July 27. 1873 Bishop Elder being the officiant. Father Finn succeeded Father Marty a's priest to the m4ssion We extend our smpaVhy to Mrs. Lela Hazlip and'Mrs. Sally Cobb in the loss of their broth- er. Mr. Joe ,Bryant, of Nashville, Tenn.. who was killed in ,an automobile accident Friday. Mr. and Ms. Billy Sturdivant of Natchez visited their mother, (Continued on Page 4) 'church in 1874, and it was at Miss Tullie McAllister and Mrs. Bill Ulmer visited friends this time bhat a monthly sched- and ,relatives in Baton Rouge ule of Masses was inaugurated. Stations of the Cross were erected in the ,hurch by Father Meerschaert on March 19, 1882. Father Weis in 1905 became the first resident ,pa'stor of the mrish, to be foMowed by Father Come in and see for yourself! Virginia Lynn's Highway 24 Parkmeadow Shopping Center, Centreville 1"( I I __ ATTEND HIGH SCHOOL DAY -- These studehrs were among th several hundred who attended the High Schb61 Day activities at Mississippi College recently. Mrs. Nita Johnson of Kentwood, .La., a student at the college, welcomes them to the campus. Pictured from the left are: John M. Boatner, Norwood, La. Stoney Loftin, Norwood, La.; Milton Murphy, Centreville; and Mrs. Jo'hnson. SEE OUR SELECTIONS Bicycles Wagons Baseballs Corning Ware Small Appliances Elec. Heaters Blue Grass Too,Is Tricycles Basketball Sets Footb=lls Pyrex Ware Radios Gas Heaters Skil Power Tools Brass Cuspidors and Planters Sherwin Williams Paints CRAIN'S HARDWARE Across from Wm. Carter Co. Centreville, Miss. I I . I Friday, December  4, 1973 Last Week's Jiffy Pot Winner MRS. H. E. JOHNSON Centreville Super Bank and Jiffy Bank Pot Worth $240 this week. You must have your card punched to be a winner. Hormel Tender Chuck Roast lb. 68c Hormel Juicy Shoulder ROAST lb. 88c Chiquita BANANAS lb. 10c Fresh, Crisp Cucumbers each 10c Elf Southern Style Frozen Hash Brown POTATOES 2 lb. bag 29c Giant Size TIDE 10c Off Label 69c Old South Frozen PIE SHELLS 9 inch each 23c SEGO DIET FOOD 10 oz. can 23c Case of 24 cans $5.49 Star Brand Dried JUNE PEAS 15 oz. can 10c Diamond English WALNUTS large size lb. 69c Your Best Buy! Armour PeeWee EGGS doz. 53c Parkmeadow Shopping Center Centreville