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Page 2 The Woodville ReDublictn. Wnodville. Milir, nl Friday, December 28, 1973 Published every Friday by TheWoo dvilleRepublican Box 696, Woodville, Miss, 39669 John S. Lewis, Owner & Editor Subscription Rates: One year, $5.00 in Wilkinson County, $6.00 outside county. Slx months, $3.00 in county: $3.50 outside county. Payable in advance. Second Clas postage paid at Woodville, Miss. 39869 POLITICAL ANNOUNCEMENTS The Woodville Republican is authorized to announce the fol- lowing candidates for office in the special election to be held on Tuesday, January 15, 1974: FOR SUPERVISOR Second District J. T. FALKENHEINER GREEN B, MORRIS KATI-ILEN M. O'FALLON SIDNEY STUART DANIEL W. WELLS RECEPTION TO HONOR LARRY MILLS FAMILY BEF()RE DEPARTURE The Rev. Larry Mill.s, who has served as pasvor of Thomson Memorial l%resbyterian Church in Centrevine and the Bethany Hoyt'Presbyterian Church, is re- signing to .accept the position of coordinator o:f the Mission to tlae United States in the National Presbyterian Church. The Mills family will make their home in Jackson when he takes over :his new duties. A i'eception honoring the Rev. and 'Mrs. Mills and family will be held .at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. K. ,Griffin, Jr.. on Sun- day afternoon. December 30, from thre to five o'clock. Weekend, guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. T. R. W.hite were' her brother-in-law and sis- ter, Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Briley of Lafayette, La. Mr. and' Mare. White spent Christmas Day in the home of ,a daughter, Mrs. B. H. Barrow. and family in St. Fl, ancisville. La.. and were Joined there by Miss Lael White of BatOn Rouge and Mr. and Mrs. Emile Juneau and son, Tony, of Bossier City, La. Centreville News Mr. and Mrs. Coney of Magnolia and Mrs. Ralph Gil- bert of Jackson were weekend visitors in the home of their mother, Mrs. Pearl Anderson. Sgt. Lewis Campbell. III, and his wife and infant son. Greg- ory, of Sookane. Wash.. are vis- iting in the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Campbell, and daughter, Miss' Virginia Campbell. Sgt. Campbel] is re- cuperating from an automobile accident in Spolane during the Thanksgiving holidays. Other family members visiting in the Campbell home over the week- end included, a daughter, Mrs. Norbert Jo.hnson. and Mr. John- son and their .son, Cameron, of Montgomery, Ala. Mr. and Mrs. Hollis Knighton attended the wedding of his cousin, Mr. Charles McCoy, of Amite. La.. to Miss Kathleen Cardinal of Plaquemine, La., which was held on Saturday morning ,at eleven o'clock in Plaquemine. Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Carr had, as their Christmas holiday guests Mr. ,and Mrs. Timmy Car of Jackson ,and Mr. and Mrs. M, cKinley Johnson and little daughter of Gulfport, who also visited in he home of his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Taft Johnson. Friends of Mrs. Robert Payne, Jr., are pleased, that she is re- cuperating nicely from a tonsil- lectomy undergone recently at Field Menlorial 'Community Hos- pital. I Mrs. Thomas J. Cobb ad son. Tom, were Christmas ,dinner guests in Vhe home of their son a,nd bvcther, Mr. Robert E. Cobb, and family in Baton Rouge. Mr. and Mrs. Wexler White expected to have for a Chrl'st- mas holiday visit their sons and Richard C. White and children, Lauren. Lisa and Suzanne, of Hun.tsvflle, Ala., who will also I visit in the home of Mr. White's parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. L. Kirby. Mr. and Mrs. Hollis Knighton and" daghter,"I-Iollt,'"'and his mother. Mrs. R. J. Knighton, motored to Yazoo City Sunday for 'a visit in the home of Mr. and Mrs. David S8reet. During their stay they attended a tea honorlng Miss Mariann Street in the home of Mrs. John Peyton at Enchanted Hills. Going Out SALE 10% OFF I Your Centreville Correspondent wishes to extend best wishes to all our readers for a Happy, Healthy and Plosperous New Year! BOOK CLUB MEETING HELD AT NETTERVILLE t HOME ON DECEMBER 13 On December 13 the Centre- ville Book Club held its Christ- mas meeting in the beautiful suburban home of Mrs. W. B. Netterville with mos of the members and a number of guests present. The house was festive and gay with holiday decorations throughout the en- tertainment .area. The club president, Mrs. Kent Van Cleave, presided and wel- comed the members and guests, and Mrs. Charles Campbell called the roll and read the .minutes of the previous meet- ing. Mrs. R. J. Field offered to buy the .annals by Brittanic in relation to the Great Books which the club owns. Mrs. Robert Briscoe gave the program showing slides from the National Art Gallery in Wash- ington, D. C., depicting the pageantry of Chri.tmas as pic- tured by Medieval artists as seen through the eyes of early Flemish and Ialian artists. Part of the attraction in the paintings is the happy combi- nation of Meal,level symbolism with Renaissance delight in the human world. The artists were influenced by theological writ- ings, visions of saints, and their interpretations of the s,cripures. Mrs. Briscoe read ,a comment on each ,painting which made the program delightful and timely for the Christmas season. The tea table was lovely vith fmilies, Mr. and Mrs. Forrest an arrangement of white and White and amily of New I-iamp- gold. Mrs. Van Cleave presided shire, Va., and Mr. and Mrs. a,t the tea service and delicious party food was served. Of Business on entire stock of merchandise, both groceries and sporting goods. WARREN'S GROCERY and SPORTING GOODS I " I J ," When We Think of Insurance , SHIELD OF SHELTER We Think of You. We hope you'll do the same for us. For All Your Insurance Needs and Auto Financing, See or Call PAT CAVIN ! 2 doors east of Postofflce Phone 888-6665 MRS. MINNIE NETTERVILLE BURIED IN CENTREVILLE Mrs. Minnie Lofton Netterville, 5g, died at 9:30 p.m. on Wednes- d,ay, December 19. ,at the Rapides General Hospital in Alexandria, La. A native of Cybier, Mrs. Net- terville had been a resident of Centreville for the past 40 years. She was a member of the As- sembly of God Church. Funeral services were held on Friday at 2:30 p.m. from New- man Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. W. L. Owens officiat- irg. Intermen yeas in OaklaWn Cemetery. Mrs. Netterville is survived by her ,husband. Jessie Netterville, Centreville; two daughters, Mrs. Hymen W. Pierce of Baker, La., and Mrs. Lowell Shoemaker of Shreveport, La.; two sons. Ed- ward E. Netterville of Morgan City, La., and Curtis Netterville of Baker, La,; two brothers, William Dewey Lofton of Pas- caoula and Allen Manallia Lofton of Columbia: and eleven grandchildren. TOWN CLUB ENJOYS CHRISTMAS PARTY Mr. and Mrs. Hollis Knihton ,and Mr. and Mrs. Willis Darden were hosts and hosteases to the Town Club Christmas p:rtv in the Commmity Center Monday evenn vith a large attendance of members .,nd uasts. Arran,e.ments of holly, ever- reens ad one cones dec,orRte the entertanin ave,a, and plce 'mats in the Chris,trees motif were noted on the tables. A de- licious uffet supper vas served. Followin an evenin, of en- tertainment..the members and guests exchanged tfts irorn un- der the beautifully trimmed Christmas tree. Out-of-town family members visiting in the home .of Mrs. arry 4ksh for the Christmas season included Mr. and lVrs. Senry As of Land o' Lakes, F.a., ,an Miss Sara Ash of Jackson. Mr. ad Mrs. C. W. Wright let Sunday for West Point to spend Chrt,stmas with their son- in-law .and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Jess Davldson, and family. Coming here for a Christmas 1]Iday visit with Mrs. dna Dalton ,mad family were Mr. Bob Peterson and sons. Tim and Rck, of IIouston, Tex. Other out-of-town *emily members vlsiting her on Christmas Day included, r. and' Mrs. Bob Col- ll aad ctldv of Nhez. NATION'S FiRST--Checking the excelient performance of the nation's first extended absorption tower which prevents the escape of yellowish nitrogen oxides at Mississippi Chemical Corporation's Yazoo City fertilizer plants are I. to r., operator W.C. Strickland, supervisor Eddie Smith, Dr. David Arnold, who coordinates the firm's emission control work, and operator John Webb Lampley. The $530,000 system, patented in France, is a part of Mississippi Chemical's $25 million program to meet all Federal and State emission control guide- lines. State firm achieves environmental first YAZO0 CITY, MISS. --] Fertilizer manufacturer Mis- sissippi Chemical Corporation has successful y put into op- eration a new $530,000 en- vironmental protection system that removes the yellowish mtrogen oxide emissions from the company's largest nitric acid plant at Yazoo City. "This new environmenta control equipment is the first of its kind to be placed in "We are so pleased with the successful operation of this new unit, that our Board of D i recto s approve(] fund s to install a similar Ell]if for our other large Yazoo City nitric acid plant," said Brown. "In addition, Mississippi Chemi- cal is building a new $10 million nitric acid plant which will use this same technology and will allow us to close dowc three ot the oldest units operation inthe United States, which cannot be economically and the world's first to op- erate on an existing plant," said Marion Brown, vice presi- dent of Research and Engi- neering for the large Missis- sippi fertilizer manufacturer. The new facility utilizes the extended absorption pro- cess, which prevents the es- cape of nitrogen oxides by converting them into nitric acid. The nitric acid is then made into fertilizer. "The process is based on technology developed by Grande Paroisse of France and represents a major break- through in controlling theyel- low emissions at our nitric acid plants," said Brown. abated." Brown further stated that the advanced new equiprr)ent was operating within the de- sign criteria and meets both the 1975 Environmental Pro- tection Agency and the Miso sissippi Air and Water Pollu- tion Control Commission reg- ulations. "This modern system is a vital part of Mississippi Chemical's $25 million en- vironmental protection pro- gram, and when all the units are placed into operation, we will have one of the cleanest nitric acid complexes in the world," concluded Brown. Centreville Academy NEWS (Too late for last week) Our basketball teams chalked up a pretty good record last week. On Tuesday night, when our boys' and girls' varsity ,and girls' junior varsity teams hosted the WCCA Ramblers. we won all three games. Our varsity teams traveled .to Amite School Center on Thurs- day night to play in their R o u n d Robin Tournament. Again our varsity teams played and defeated the WCOA Ram- blers. Both our teams won their games against the Pine Hills Wild,cats when they met them the following night. On Satur- day, the 1,ast night of the tour- nament, our girls' team won and our boys' team lost when they played the ASC Rebels. We are understandably proud of our record in the tou,rna- mont. Our girls received the First Place Trophy. Jan Brian, Sasan Robertson and Stn.ey Loftin were awarded All-Tou,r- nament Trophies for their out- standing performances. Our lasketball fans will be interested to know that our varsity teams and boys' B team will enter another tournament on Thursday night, December 20. It will be ,at Thomas Jefferson in Natchez and will be over on Saturday night, December 22. With exams over and everybody out for the holidays, we'll be looking for a lot of our sup- porters there yelling fOr our teams. Mr. Horne, who is on the MPSA Activities Committee. re- ports that the All-Star Football Game was a teriffic success in every way financially and otherwise. The Ninth Grade presented a Christmas program at Assembly last Wednesday. They used an advent wreath as the theme for their meaningful and beautHul prcgram in w.hich the entire class participated. The Seniors are delighted that their class keys came in Monday mo,rnin,g. Everyone ls struggling to get through exams and is l,ooking forward to the holidays as we plan for class parties w.hich will follow the last exam on Wednes- day morning. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Miteheltree left on Wednesday of last week for a Christmas visit with Shreveport, La.. relatives before continuing on to Florence. Ale., to attend the wedding of their grandd'aughter, Miss Jenifer Moses, to Mr. Keith Eddins Wilkerson, on Saturday, Decem- ber 22. Sympathy is being extended to Mrs. Joe McCurley in the death of her brother, Mr. James Cason, on Tuesday, December 11. in Veterans Hospi$al at Houston, Texas. Here's hoping the New Year will be a bright and happy one for you and all your dreams come true. Lewis Insurance Agency Woodville, Miss. 39669 / IS THE TIME... To resolve that you'll buy more prod- ucts made in Mississippi during 1974. Don't wait until tomorrow... start today by selecting products displaying the Mississippi Seal of Quality. When you choose one of the 2500 brand name products produced right here in your own state, you're boosting Mississippi's economy and in reality helping your neigh- bor and yourself, Keep your dol- Jars at home working for you .. Buy Mississippi Products.