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Woodville, Mississippi
December 21, 1973     The Woodville Republican
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December 21, 1973

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December 21, 1973 LI IIARDI CLUB ENJOYS ClIRISTMAS MEETING AT j TIlE NEW PLITT HOME IVIrdi Club met on Tues- 'afternoon, December 4, in lovely new bme of ,Mrs. Alvin Plitt, Jr., with members and one guest The guest for the after- was Mrs. Charles P. Plitt, Attractive and festive ar- of Christmas green- lanterns, candles and were seen throughout and Mrs. Plitt's guests around a large and decorated Christmas the den to set the holi- mood of the occasaon. d :Thee meeting was called to or- derly the president, Mr. Donald ' Welsh_The roll was called the minutes were read by e cretary. 1 s. Walsh was program Lvlaar for the afternoon and za.e a lovely program of Christ- , Poems To remind her lis- le)Lets of Christmas a long time ,, ), Mrs. Walsh first read "Let ,and "Christmas Go Back" le, Long, Long Ago." Since rlstas is ,a time fcr chil- , she next read "Come, Ride i_ a Me to Toyland," "Toy- aL,, and "A Letter to Santa." Walsh then read  "What to show hat can enjoy Christmas as s children. To give a deep- of Christmas, the gave u beautiful rendi- and truly put Christ in program chairman shared her listeners a dif, ferent of the old, old Christmas that. is still f,rever new I she read "The Story Often ,..But Still Forever New." Walsh concluded her pro- With the hope that each Would take time in this Yuletide season to think real meaning of Christ- and ruly put Christ in our conclusion of this most program, the hostess UDC PARTY TRIMS TREE AT ROSEMONT Beautiful old Rosemon,t. home of Jefferson Davis in Woodvllle, came alive Sunday, December 16, as the Wilkinson County Chap- ter United Daughters of the Con,federacy held their second. annual Christmas tree trimming. Guests approaching from the winding pth noted with what care the old ,home has been and continues to be restored. In keeping with the season there were twin wreaths of natural material gracing the double doors and fastened red plaid ribbon such as mght h,ave been used in the 19th century. The wide spacious hall was beautifully decorated with can- dles in 'hrricane la,mps, the stair entwined ,with smilax and the huge Christmas tree stand- ing in front of the rear doors. As guests came they added their own old fashioned ornament to the tree trimmed by the young f,olk -- a group of teen-ageLrs from Cen.treville who trimmed the tree and then sang a num- ber of Christmas carols to the accompaniment of an antique organ. Mrs. Fred Netterville, Mrs. Myron Wadded and Mrs. Larry Calvert all alternated .to provide m usm throughout the afternoon. Hot spiced cider warmed the hearts of the guests who par- to,ok of fancy Christmas cookies, salted nuts and Christmas con- fections. The table, decorated by Mrs. LaRue Calvert, was over- laid with a red cloth, centered with a huge circular mirror on which was placed a tree branch full of small birds. Chris,tmas spread Christmas cheer vith a beautiful par, ty plate of cran- berry salad, cheese straws, co- coons, fruit ake cookies, orange glazed pecans, cherry roll and cranberry spiced punch. The next meeting will be held on January 8 .at tJhe home of Mrs. E. M. Ro,we with Mrs. Clyde Leake as hostess. The Woodville Republican, Woodville, Mississippi WCCA NEWS I I Students at WCCA have been l very busy studying for and tak- I ing exams, but the Y-Teens have found time to practice for the annual Christmas program, which they will present Tues- day, December 18, just before school is dismissed for the Christmas holidays. The basketball teams have also had a busy schedule. On Thursday, December 11, the high school teams entered the Liberty Tournament. he girls lost to Cen, trevflle 21-19, and the boys lost 54-51. Liberty defeated both eams Friday. The girls' score was 32-29 and the boys' 76-60. The teams made a better show- ing against Gloster Saturday, when the girls won 21-20 and the boys 72-65. On December 20-22. the high school teams will play in the Tomas Jefferson Tournament. The .girls' unior high team, coached by Mrs Batricia Dooley, fought a hard battle on Tues- day, December 11. against Cen- treville. Although they los,t by a ore of 13-11, it was a very good game. TO the best friends and customers a firm ever had ... here's wishing you sacks full of Christmas cheer at this season. It's been our pleasure to serve you during the past year ... we hope to serve you again. VARIETY SHACK baubles and Japanese yew com- pleted the arrangement. Alternating at te ea table were members of the chapter m ante-bellum dress, Mrs. Glen Ray Whetstone, Jr., Miss Louise Dittmann and Miss Kathleen O'Fallon Mistletoe over the door to the dining room added to ,the mer- riment and mch surprise "bussing." Mrs. W. L. Neyland conducted the program and guests enjoyed an informal Christmas carol singing. Mrs. John McC.raine, in charge of the tree trimming, and the young people decided that Mrs. 3. R. Hamilton's ornamer/.t, an old fashioned lady's shoe, was the cutest one brought by gzests. Floating hostesses In ante- bellum dress included Mrs. Etta Faye Duck. Mrs. George Web- ster, Mrs. Cha,rles Cumbe, Mrs, Prentiss Ferguson and Mrs. A. J. Clark. This lovely par.ty given to help Woodville's old historic home look festive for visitors to our town was a merry opening to the Christmas en. SOPHOMORE CLASS FAVORITES - These Mississippi College students have been elected Solohomore Class Favorites during the annual "Parade of Favorites" held recently at the college. Left to right are Valerie Hewes, Woodville; Lex Bowen, Dawson, Ga.; and Donna Dievert, Ashland. They will appear in a spil sction of the 1974 TRIBESMAN, the college yearbook. BUFFALO HM CLUB Crosby News e E'NJOYS C]IRISTMAS At home for the holidays ar I MEET AT CAVIN HOME Roberts Ruslflng from MSCW I The home of Mrs. Virginia and Mike Foreman frvm Missls- I Cavin was the setting ,for the sippi State. I annual Christmas party of the l Robert Hardin, a student at I Buffalo Homemakers Club with I Jones County Junior College,] en members present. I visited his parents over the] The guests were greeted by weekend. I their gracious hostess and in- M,r. Wesley Hughes, Sr., vis-] oiled into the living room, which ited flends in Csby Fday was gaily decorated in the and Saturday o,f last week. C,hrlstmas theme with many The. Crosby MYF had a weiner original and ceative ideas and roast at the Methodist Church wlere .a feelin,g of good fellow- Friday night. Those attending/ ship and fun prevailed. A sleigh were Gall Smith, Linda Molloy, drawn by reindeer and filled L nn Jackson, Robert Hardin, with goodies and miniature J,Yhn Hrdin, Greg Smith, I packages attractively displayed Rickey Butler, David Smith, and I on the coffee table was prepared Jennings Butler. Much fun vas I by Mrs. Martha Ann Jackson. had by all. I During the brief business per- The intermediate Sunday n i,od the nominating committee School class of the Crosby Bap- I brought a recommendation of tist Church had a party at the I oficers for the new year which ho e of Mrs. Lois Petty Friday I was approved. New officers are: night. Those enjoying the fun I president, Mrs Virginia Cavin; were Joy Smith, Pam Petty, I vice-president, Mrs Lena Lane- Becky Green, Larry Creen, Lana I hart; secretary-treasurer, Mrs. Nett]eton, Elaine Smith, Deron I Ruth Carter: and reporter, Mrs. Petty, David Smith, Rusty Tay-] Sylvia Waites. lor and Angels and Michael I Ms. Sallie Smith directed the Petty. I games with some real. brain Page 3 Am-on hley of Rosetta i in Jeff Davis Hospital in Natchez and wlh him an early recovery. Mrs. Rita Smith and Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Nettle and girls, Gayle and Florence, visited Mr, and Mrs. Wal.ter Cavn one day lst week. J DON'T CAUSE A FIRE THIS CHRISTMAS EASON Dwindling supplies of energy .and home heating fuels seem certain to increase the use of candles, fireplaces, and portable space heaters. And hee can pose a special hazard in close proximity to Christmas trees and holidays decorations. of the season! Mars Hill News I Celebrating Christmas early this year in the Louis Arnold l]ome cn Saturday when his dau,hters and grandchildren all came were Mr. and Mrs. Ray Jefcoat and children, Rayford, Rex, Cynthia and Susan of Lau- rel and Mrs. Dorothy Breland and Linda, Mr. and Mrs. Terry Martin, and Mr. and Mrs. David Feller, all of Baton Rouge. Recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Cavln were Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Cavin and Charles and Wanda of Baton Rouge, Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Johnson and Mr. and Mrs. Gene Prltch,ard and boys. We 'are sorry to hear that Mr. It's always a pleasure to greet our friends at Christmas and wish them the very Iest! Thank you for your patronage-and happy holidaysl teasers whlc,h were enjoyed by all. Quests were. invited into the dining room for a real Christ- mas feast with ham, an assort- ment of salads and relishes. rolls, crackers, pie and iced tea, which had been prepared by the various club members. The din- ing table was centered with an unusual arrangement ,of oranges, greenery and candles prepared by Mrs. Sallie Smith. Mrs. Dorothy Smith acted as San,ta to distribute the attrac- tively wrapped g.ifts w,hich had been placed around the tree,, and it was at this time that Secret Pal,s were revealed. Electric toys, twinkle lhts, portable heaters .... these can place an unaccustomed burden on household circuitry. If your lights go out, DO ,NOT put in a bigger fuse. lull out some of the plugs nd enjoy  safe, low-energy holiday. The Christmas bells ring out the glad tidings--may they find an answering echo of joy in every heart this season. Holiday greetings to all our friends and patrons. Centreville [.umber Company Centreville, Phone 645-3601 I f CUMBO'S |1 I I mA-- I ! I II I Here's an old-fashioned wish that is still right for today: may the holiday season extend to you and your family every joy and blessing that is possible. We wish to thank you all for your patronage throughout the year...we look for- ward to serving you again in the future with pleasure. Have a' very merry Christmas and a wonderful year to come! PLANTERS HARDWARE, INC,, i