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0CAL NEWS Smith--Phone WAlnut 8-4840 +Miss lxtha Ann Breland, stu- nt Nurse at Florida State Hos- ptal, Chamhoochlee, Florida was 2t::2JC::2 = Tnristma s holidays. Mrs. N. C. Hawk and Mrs. E. L. reland visi-d Mr. Melvin Lyons ao is a patient a t. the V. A. Has- fltal at Bfio, Sundy. Rep. Elect and Mxs. Roy B. crickland and son Mrk were tome for the holidays, they re- :limed to Ole Miss after spending VOLUME 45--N.S, Singing River Group To Meet Wednesday At Lucedale phe holidays witL thexr parants, Mrs. The Singing River Conference ladys Grfffing and the J. P. will have a called meeting in the Ltricklands on Big Level. ]Lucedale Elementary School Audi- Mr. and +rre s. Sim King from[torium on Wednesday night, Jan- dcn ":e e visitors in the home[uary 13, at 7:30 o&apos;clock, to prepare [ Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Straub, Mrs. [for its annual conference basket- Pe_rson md daughter Miss lball tournaments, it was announced !4ellisla Pearson -and friend Mr. [by conference president E. J. Ro- Johnny Baldwin of Hattiesburg, berts of Wiggins. glso visited the Straubs. This is the first year the confer- Gabrietl and .Dawn Davis dash- once will engage in a north and a rs of Mr. and .Mrs. James Davis south division tmnament, and Pent the week end with their then an over-all t. Here  and parents lfr. and Mrs. Luther tofore e conference had only one O. B. Brown Is F.,lected President Of Board !Of Supervisors Beat Two Supervisor O. B. Brown was elected to his first term as president of the Stone County Board of Supervisors at the first regular meeting of 1960 held Monday in Wiggins. A senior member of the board Brown is beginning his 17 year as a county supervlsm'. He succeeds Otis Bond of District Five who dld! ot seek reelection- John Dee.s, District One Super- visor was elected vice president of the bcard---a post created by the state legislature in the recent De- I I County Mental Health Chapter To Meet By Mrs. Ferris Batrm On Thursday evening, January 14 at 7:30 at the Methodist Church :he local Association for Mental Health will hold an im4rtant meeting. New officers will be elect- ed, and such matters as the nttrn- her of meetings per year will be decided. A report of the activities and finances for the year will be given. Everyone who is interested in helping the fight against our :number one health enemy and in giving a little comfort to the many mental sUgferea in our state be sure to le there and'|oln the chap- I Local OES Chapter Holds Installation On Tesday night, Dec. 29 at 7:30 o'clock, at the Masonic Temple, the new officers of Miriam Clpter were stalled in a very lmpresaive pen installation ceremony, with Mrs. Dorothy Hall, DDGM, as In- t stalling Matron and Mr. Jere Hess, WGP of Grand Chapter of State lot Mississippi as Installing WGP. The retiring WM gave a welcome l;9ech, and the Lord's Prayer was led in unison by Roy. Landrum. The new officers formed a semi- circle around the alter as the WGP led the new officers in saying the obligation in unison. Junior College 1960 New County Officers : Basketball Schedule TakeOaths . + The 00,-Here Monday he Bulldogs of JUniOr : '' College five home County and beat officers be plete rng  follow new four-year terms Mkmday in .: Stone County with only five newly January 8, Awy voted into their post. January 9, A- way James T. Hudsepth o the January 11, Mondlay, S. E. Bptist Level q omunity was worn in College, Here  Sheriff and Tax Go,lector. Had, January 14-16,  Totlrnt speth had previmls served with ti \\; Away State Hlhwy Safety Pa;rol. He January 18, Monday, PRC, Here succeeds Woodrow Preston. State January 21, ThUrSday, mthwest law prohibits a sheriff from sue- + .... Away -eding himself January 25, Monday, Clarke, A- The newly sworn-in way Norman (Goat) Cowart as his !tvis of Hattiesburg. + Mr. and Mrs. George Mctnry's e was he  of a family athering and dinner on New ear's Eve. Mr. and Mrs. James Hudspeth at- tended a supper m Jackson recently iven in 'Imor of Governor-elect Reds Bornett. Mr. and Mrs. Allan Brooks Krohn Peturned to their home in Wilming- ton, N.C., after spending the hoji- iays w4.'th relative in Wiggins. Mr . and Mrs. Mark Blankenstein t Bakerfield, Calif., left last thursday for Jackson and Bakers- eld after visiting in Mrs. Blan- ;enstein's parents home, Mr. and 's. Chester Pratt. Dr. and Mrs. H. F. Conxpbell had ,s their guests, Dr. Campbell's ants, Mr. and Mrs. R. F. CamI>- ll of Benton. M. and Mrs. j. B. Newton. had their guests Mr. and Mrs. Marion *erry of Phildetpkia, they aecom- Rny them to the Surtax Bowl. Mr. rry is a brother of Mrs. Newton. Don't foget to buy your doogsood Mrs. Monroe Creel, Mrs. Braxton fond and Mrs. James Hudspeth de a trip to New Orleans, Tu- Y. Mrs. Creel went for a checkup ,llowing a recent major operation l remained over for a few days ,r further treatment. Mrs. Percell Brland, Mrs. H. H. )hnson, Mrs. Braxton Bond, Mrs. T. Brooks, and MYs. James Hud- *eh ent to Pensacola, Fla., Wed- es.Jay due to the sudden death of eir sister and aunt MYs. J. J. Bond [ho died at her daughter's home. J. H. Ihomas. ,Mrs. Bond TUesday morning. Mr. and Mr C. M. Sinclair of rLo and daughter Miss Mary Jane :clair of Jackson, visited Mrs. ,ucn Bond, Thursday. 3ome f the s:udents returning college are : Gerald Hickman, n.es Day, Thomas Butler to Ole iss. Ronald Bond. Jesse and Eu- '.He Breland to 2ssirppi State, hn FOwlkes, Billy Jack Bufkin to lllaap, Carol Schilling to Stevens, aria Pratt to Mississippi Southern. Guests in the home of Mrs. R. F. ants recently were Mr. and Mrs. *hn R. Stewar. Washington, D.C., e. and Mrs. Don Stewart and tby of Perkinston, Mr. and Mrs. an S. Stewart of Hattiesburg, Mr. [e Stewart of Biloxi and Mr. Her- rt Stewart of Biloxi. + r. and Mrs. James Hudspeth visitors of Mr. Huspeth's rela- Pea at Tunica, an Memphis re- [Mr. and Mrs. Felix Thomhill and l" Children of Ukiah. Calif., are iting the George Baringev's of iggins and friends and relatives Poplarvme. Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Hall had as tln gueste Mr. and Mrs. Austin and children of Brackett, a., over the holidays. Rev- and Mra Tomas Kay and of Jackson were in Wlg- ns to attend the funeral of Mrs. W. Morrison last week. ]gr. and Mrs. y Brelarld of +rkana, Texas, visited family friends m Wtggins. gr. and Mrs. John A. Cook and , of Killeen, Texas were Ys visitors in Wiggins. Dr. and Mrs. Nollie Hickman of lme, , vited and tives in Store CountyfriendSover the Ir. Robert Prevost flew to Jack from Memphis. Tenn., after ng called there due to the illness father. Dr. Prevost and me Ms. Prevost in Ha btu Thursday night. __rr. those from Stone county the Sugar Bowl game in _ Orleans were Mr. and Mrs. , .rt Regul and Bobby, Dr. and . M.  and Becky, Mr. and ca00m,e Mr. ,, :M,r. and Mrs.  E. , Dr. and Mr& Robert Pre- ,. and Mr Jesse Blackwell . amt Mra s. p. . Mr. Petl tot tlmt inclmied the en- tire ccferenoe.  cember special session. Lazt  mrnament  held in Agricola in George County and was l won by the Sand Hill boys and the St.  gis. The sites for this years tournament mve already been set. The North Division tournament will be _eld at Runnelstown a n d south division tournament host will be Vancleave. The over-all tournament will be held at a place selected by the winners and run- Her-ups of the divisior tourna- ments. Divonal tournaments will be held on January 19I, 22, ond 23. The final over-v21 tournament will be held te following week-end, January 28, 29, and 30. Roberts will present the north dvisioR trophles at P, amelstown while W. D. Fair- ley, l'inclpal f East Oentral and vice president of te coherence wm pmsent  to me wlmme  runmm--tm of the division tourmmnt at Van- cleave. Roberts  that it will be very importa that all teams be re- presented at the Wednesday meet- ing at Lucectale to work out all de- tails of the forthcoming tourna- ments. Final Rites Held For James Melvin Lyons James Melvin Lyons, 6"7, died Friday, JanUary 1. He was born March 7, 189. Survivors include one son, James a. Lyons, MelaAs; three daughters, Mrs. R. A. Whlttington, Ort; Mrs. W. C. Smith. Chickasaw, Ala.; ad Mrs. H. C. Gain, Wiggins; 10 gradchfldr; and one brother, Oliver Lyons, Port Gibson. Miss. Funeral services were held at 2:0 o'clock Indy fterDool frn the New Zion ]Methodist  with the 1v. T.A. Kigand the Rev. Van Landru offlelaUng. Mamle was under the dlrcetkm of A]be Alex- aIder. Burial  In Dalsey Vestry Cem- etery, Rt. 1, Perkinston, with Elmore Flurry, Burton Flurry, Pat Hick- man, Roy Hunt. W. A. Delrymple and Reggie White serving as pall- bearers. Woman would be more charming if one could fall into her arms without falling into her hands. ,:Mr. Job/1 Dees, Mr. B. J. Dees, Mr. Joe  and son, Mr. and Mrs. Boyce Holleman, Mr and Mrs. har- les Mathis, Mr. Roy Strlckland, Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Slmlm Cheer pratt, Dr. and Mr Karl Thompso MI-. and i $t Mllier, Mr. and Mr& lliy  Mr.  MrL J. B. Newton and  Mr. and M. P S. Newton and Bobby. Mr. Jon Nayior of New Orleans visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Smith recently. Miss Sue II enjoyed the {holidays ith her parents, Mr. and Mr I, : Omten, retau'nmg to Pascagoula, . Mr. and Mxs. Howard Stmhan md daughters  and dith f San AntOnio, Texas, spent te holldays with r. re2mn's par- eni Mr. and Mra Homer Strahan, While here they  relatives in Bond and on the Ca Little CharMs Coker underwent an eye opergUon in the Methodist Hmptal in Httiesburg Tuesday. last rep he wa doing nicely. Mr. and Mra Byron Rroom and auhters, Pamela an Deborah have returned home in San Antonio, Texas, after spending two weeks vacation with Mrs. Broom's mother, Virgie Price and other relatives in Stone and Ha.,TIso oouty. Mr. and Mra Howard 8txahen, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Strahan and girls pent the day with Mr. and b's. D. J. 1. In other action by the board, R. S. Newton was reelected attorney for another lout year term. Mid-Term Exams Schedule For WHS Due to the scheduling of mid- semester examinations, sc_2ool will be dismissed at 2:15 o'clock on Thursday, January 14, and Friday, January 15. Principal  J. Ro- berts stated that this schedule giv- es students maximum time in pre- paration for the exams and etes much fatigue for student and teachers, On conmnting on grades on re- port cards, Mr. Roberts stated that parents should ot react in anger or ent whe telr brings home a xrt card wit lo nmur. Instea a parent hould 'try to fin@ ou why the boy or girl is having ty. The  lack of interest may be due to physical drwbacks--- .sight, hearing, or low physical tone. Conflicts at home are a definite cause of poor school work { Your main effort should be to find out causes and correct them if possible. Every child has abilities in certain areas. The parent should strive with the school in locating and develc;ping these abilities. GARDEN GATE CLUB TO SPONSOR DOGWOOD TREE SALE FRIDAY The Garden Gate Club will spon- sor a sale o rooted dogwood trees on Friday, Jan. 8. from nine o'clock, for the very low price of 25 cents a tree. e people of Wiggins voted to -have the dogwood as he town tree, /and everyone should take advant- e of this portuty to plant a dogwood which makes a beautiful ree all year rmmd and dl flower in a few The sale will take place at the vacant lot opposite the Watts' Con- oco Service. Mr. Ferris Batson has generously donated the trees for this project. UPSTATE INDUSTRY GROWTH AT RECORD HIGH IN 1959 North at.,l gained new and expanded indtetries at a re- cord rate in 1959. Manufacturing plants esteblished during the year, employing 25 or more persone, total 28, pr 615 new lmhal jol. Major expansions were an- nounoed by 17 industries, a ain of an addltim 1160 new Jobs. lma in futl . these ne and e  wl/l p/'ovlde 5.75 new lndtmtr Jc ifl a 28 mnty area. oe new Jo Wili irovlde addlt/oal lyrolls of a- bout $140000 and the plant investment in the construc- tion and exlmnsi totals $14,750,000. TRI-COUNrY SINGING CONVENTION SET FOR PARAMOUNT CHUECH JAN. 12 PioUs are being made Ior the Tri-County Singing Convention at Paramount Church, Tuesday, Jan. 12 at 7:30 pm. Vldet Polk, Bobby Burnett, the Hurt Family and others good sing- exs have .been invited. you are invited to come and enjoy an evening of good Gospel singing. Dick Oqeal, Cnam OES NOTICE ter. If you paid a dollar or more in he campaign in the spring you have already paid your dues. If you didn't, only a dollar .will make you a member. The Chapter will sponsor the ap- pearanee of a noted leader in the field of mental health to make a hert talk and to present a film at the regular meeting of the Wiggins Parent-Teacher Association on t2 fcllowing Thursday evening at the new Wiggins high chool auditor- ium, Jam 21. Dr. 1Noy Jack Moore of the faculty of the University of ppi -ical Center in Jack- ;;on will be assisted by our own Bob Baringer, a medical student at the University of Mississippi We are very fortamate to have these guests with us. They have something un- usual, entertaining, and inctive for us. Let's have not only the Par- ents and teacrs of Wiggins, but other aswell to hear them. 1969 OIL DISCOVERIES POINT TO DRILLLNG BOOM IN 1960 The state Df Mississippi produced during the year 1959 approximately 50,000,000 barrels of oil, which will exceed the previou high of 45,665,900 barrels produced in 1948. A total of 614 wells have been drilled this year; 247 lave been completed as oil wells, 30 as gas wells, and 337 as dry holes. Sixteen new discoveries have been found in the state to date, of which four- teen were completed as oil discor- eriesan two as gas discoveries. The discoveries of the current year have resulted tn the  of sizabie reserves. The fuu'e for the oil and gas innustry in Mississippi appears unbounded, med on the recent discovery of excellent reserve. THOMAS BIRTH Mr. and Mrs. RoL. Wliomas an- nounced the birth of  first child a daughter,  JmLnuary 6 at the Southern Baptist Hospital, New Or- leans. The young lady tipped the scales at nine pounds. Mrs. Thomas is the former Dorothy Nell Rouse vf wiggins. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Chester Rouse of New Or- leans and paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Thomas of ,Henderson, . Mrs. E. S. Smith, Wiggims is the great grandmother. NOVEMBER EGG FIgODUC'/'[ON GOOD. There were oneot mcee eSgs produced <m   dur- tug November n for the same month la year. The 64 million eg produced were the highest on record for tis mon An increo in  number of layers, 27 per cent. and rate-of lay, 4 per cent, were reonslble for the recor4 lxduction. Number of layers on hand for November average 5215,000, about 1.I million higher than last year. Rate of lay for the month averaged 121 eggs per layer with 11.7 for November 1958. LOCAL MYF GROUP ENJOYS WATCH PARTY The Wiggins Methodist tioal hall was the scene of the Wiggins Methodist Youth Fellow- ship watch party, New Year's Eve. Games and refreshments were enjoyed. A.t midnight ccmmamlon service was held. COMMUNION PRESBYTRIAN 8Ulq) AY MORNING Commumon viees will 6e The regular meeting of the Mlr- eerved at te Wgglns Presbyterian Jam Chapter No. 67, Order of East- Church Sunday morning at the U ern  will be held on Tuesday de]oek services. night, Jamm 12 at 7:30 o'clock. All mre are to flta are Those assisting in the installation were, Lou:se Blaylock as Installing Marshall, Funice Davis as Installing: Chaplain, and Zetta Dodeaux as Installing Organist. Those installed were, Gladys Grtf- ling as WM, Fred Parker as WP, Jean Smith as AL Andy Anderson as AP, Mary Still as Cond., Helen Preston as Asso. C0nd., Anna Ter- roll as Secretary, Christine Hall as ! Chaplin, Sadie Cunningham as Marshall, Carolyn Yeger as Adah, iRuby Lander as RUth, MaJorie Hall as Esther, Erlyne Evans as Martl : g:amie Bond as Eleta, Lula Scott as Warden and Juania Haten as Sentinel. M Patsy Ha sang the WM song, "/'he ul Cbaxden of Prayer. Mrs. Jean Smith presented the Past Matron's pin to the retiring Worthy Matron and Mrs. Evelyne Evans presented the Ethel Ike pin to the new Worthy Matron, and Mrs. Carnie Bond presented the re- tiring Worthy Patron with a gift. After the benediction, cake and .coffee were served in the dining to the members and visitors. Jaycees To Seek Outstanding Man In Stone County The Stone County Chamber of Commerce- today named a .committee to seek the outand- Ing young man of the year in the" County, according to Charles F Pratt, Jaycee president. The committee headed by Ho- ward Mrris and James Carter, is actively canvassing churches, businesses, clubs and organiza- tions to determine which yom man 21 tltrot  1M contrlh- uted te lnot to ti ty during the year. The Distinguished Serv A- ,ard winner from Stone County will be entered in the Mississippi Uycee contest. The state winners will in turn be entered in the national competition, w h i c h chooses the Nation's I0 outstand- ing young men. HATCHERY PRODUCTION OF CHICKS Commercial hW.heries produ $,015,000 chicks  November. Tais was  perot  e+ and mm-e tn deut te I-7 tv.  type clhicks hat- d we 12 per ce e a year. OIy one-fourth as many egg-type chicks were hatched. Pro- January 28, sdy, PRC, a- way lebrum'y I, My Joe$, Away February 5, Friday, CoLin, Here Felmry 8, Penm S, way February 11, Thursday, Souhst Here February 15, Monday, Clarke Here State Tournament at PRC. Hospital News VISITING HOURS 10 to 11 am. -- 3 to 4 pm, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 pn. The following patients lave been admitted to the Stone County Hm- )itl: Ms. Doris Sullivar Wiggin Mrs. Doris ct Perkinsto Jamle Burton, Perklton Mrs. Vermell Bond, Perklnston Mrs. Jeazlle Fay Davis, Poplaryille Mrs. Etmice Smith, Wigi Lloyd Wilson, Oce1 Springs Otis Wilson, Ocean Springs Mrs. Mary Coleman, Perkinston Danny King, Wiggins Linda Watklns, Maxie Mrs. Juanita Watkins, Maxle Mrs. Jean Parker, Wiggins Dick ONeal, Pe Amert Johnson, Wigglm Mrs. Etta Cox, Perkinstc 8mmuel M. Greene, Brooklyn Mrs. Paunne Ra0am Wgt Mrs. Jessie gg, Billy Wayne Havard, Lumberto Mrs. Louise Bond, Perkinston Mrs. Delillah Bretand, Perkiton Mrs. Trudgen Loft, Wiggins Mrs. Marie Prlckett, Ferklnton Colore: Pearlle Mae Phlrmissee, Wiggins DISCHARGED  l'. Odell Spman, Bod Mrs. Ceo Pore, emmry Mrs. /aura Lott. ucler Mrs. Bot  Saucier Mrs. Aletha Griffin, Wiggins, Toyia Stephens0R, Wiggins, Rt. Mrs. Louveni_ Bond, Perklnsto Mrs. Leona lffin, Perkinsto Mrs. Marie Prictt, Perkfnsmn Gerald Mallett, Wiggins Mrs. Julia  Po$rle Jamle Burt0o, Mrs. Jeae Judge, wgtm Rt, deputy and Mrs. deputy. Other newly elected sworn-in were T. ,_ 0ore,  Clerk, succeeding H. CcmaerCain; " Boyce Breland, superintendent of education, succeeding L. ,a,+ tell;  Bond, representing Dis- trict Five on the board sors, and L. H. Temple, he peace, District unopposed in the mcumben remmU four year terms are Home T. chancery clerk; Vemo Brown, Tax Assessor; John Dees, Supervisor iDistrtct One; O. B. Brown, super. visor District T0; Supervisor D+trict Three; !Oeal, Supervisor Dlstict g. Hen, JusUce msmct One; m D. Noll, Constable  Ce; Jack Stanton, Justice District and Alvan Hatten, Five. First Shipment Of: Tree Seedlings To Arrived Here Today Area  Vaen said today that of fore tree seedltn will be ilvered to eme Omm on Jan- uary Z 10, Tlw  win avalla,ble i'm"  tO t wiggins ing the hour of p.m. on sOheduled to ar; Geo. F. Cherry, Davis, O. + W. land, Mrs. H. M Morgan, L. O. mond+ Ktser Bond, /.ron C. Ham T. t, Mary Ann Joana G&yle Brown, m. I%. I. Od mev+ laalrley Joel" Bmw Mm, ren W Mra duction of broiler-type chicks for  Johnson, Wiggins November totaled 7,910, pauline R4tyburn,  O.+0 pared to 7,071,000 for Nov Cox, Ferklmton 1958. Them have been I ... Pmntmee, Wigg first 11 months of l'Anita Oallallan, Seuclex chicks hatched Rt, totaled 105,000 com to 413,005J James for November, 1958. The U month B][ total for these chicks is 4,648,000-- Mr. end Mrs.  R. Sllllivan, 23 per cent greater than last year. Wiggins, Miss., -a  Donald R Sullivan Jr., I'm:... 29, A. F. DUNNAM  1959. UNUSUAL HOBBY DF.CNAiJ) Mr. A. F. Dunnam of the Big Decemr 29, 1. Level community Ires au unusual :- recrea- bobby wh|c he and his family and YOUR OLD NYLONS WILL have enjoyed. Mr. Dunnam HELP FIGHT CANCER fruit trees. He has planted six different kinds Your old win-n-out, dtarded trees. The lemon, grapefruit, or- nylon hose my save aome one from me, satsum and two kinds {ff dying of cancer. YOU e aSked to MAJOR FROM kumquats, deposit as many as you oan in the TO SPEAK AT CLUB Mr. Dunnam brought into The container at the Ounningm Shoo -----. Enterprise office this week, a grape- Stm/e on Pine Street. Major Tlumm . ru!t measuring 17 inches in eir-  hoe will be sold for ash Keerder Air cumference which he had grown, and all money will be turned-ove to to t local which is a really a king size grape- research on cncer, uary 12 c fruit in any state. This project is being sp0al0ed pagrgm trml, by the local Eatea  aaer. New York, biggest state in ll- Hcet4 WR1 I lotion, was deepest in debt at end Families used to be . J. M. Dr. M Crowe, Jackson, of Its 1958 fttl ye, the U. sltiftiess if they lived flm tyda] be the guest ,aker. The pub- Census Bureau reported. I owed to payday. Now they +h Ott Wnson, ocean Sprtn Mrs. Jean Parker. Wiggins Mrs. Doris Sullivan and son, Wig- Wtlm Julian s. vag00m 0CAL NEWS Smith--Phone WAlnut 8-4840 +Miss lxtha Ann Breland, stu- nt Nurse at Florida State Hos- ptal, Chamhoochlee, Florida was 2t::2JC::2 = Tnristma s holidays. Mrs. N. C. Hawk and Mrs. E. L. reland visi-d Mr. Melvin Lyons ao is a patient a t. the V. A. Has- fltal at Bfio, Sundy. Rep. Elect and Mxs. Roy B. crickland and son Mrk were tome for the holidays, they re- :limed to Ole Miss after spending VOLUME 45--N.S, Singing River Group To Meet Wednesday At Lucedale phe holidays witL thexr parants, Mrs. The Singing River Conference ladys Grfffing and the J. P. will have a called meeting in the Ltricklands on Big Level. ]Lucedale Elementary School Audi- Mr. and +rre s. Sim King from[torium on Wednesday night, Jan- dcn ":e e visitors in the home[uary 13, at 7:30 o'clock, to prepare [ Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Straub, Mrs. [for its annual conference basket- Pe_rson md daughter Miss lball tournaments, it was announced !4ellisla Pearson -and friend Mr. [by conference president E. J. Ro- Johnny Baldwin of Hattiesburg, berts of Wiggins. glso visited the Straubs. This is the first year the confer- Gabrietl and .Dawn Davis dash- once will engage in a north and a rs of Mr. and .Mrs. James Davis south division tmnament, and Pent the week end with their then an over-all t. Here  and parents lfr. and Mrs. Luther tofore e conference had only one O. B. Brown Is F.,lected President Of Board !Of Supervisors Beat Two Supervisor O. B. Brown was elected to his first term as president of the Stone County Board of Supervisors at the first regular meeting of 1960 held Monday in Wiggins. A senior member of the board Brown is beginning his 17 year as a county supervlsm'. He succeeds Otis Bond of District Five who dld! ot seek reelection- John Dee.s, District One Super- visor was elected vice president of the bcard---a post created by the state legislature in the recent De- I I County Mental Health Chapter To Meet By Mrs. Ferris Batrm On Thursday evening, January 14 at 7:30 at the Methodist Church :he local Association for Mental Health will hold an im4rtant meeting. New officers will be elect- ed, and such matters as the nttrn- her of meetings per year will be decided. A report of the activities and finances for the year will be given. Everyone who is interested in helping the fight against our :number one health enemy and in giving a little comfort to the many mental sUgferea in our state be sure to le there and'|oln the chap- I Local OES Chapter Holds Installation On Tesday night, Dec. 29 at 7:30 o'clock, at the Masonic Temple, the new officers of Miriam Clpter were stalled in a very lmpresaive pen installation ceremony, with Mrs. Dorothy Hall, DDGM, as In- t stalling Matron and Mr. Jere Hess, WGP of Grand Chapter of State lot Mississippi as Installing WGP. The retiring WM gave a welcome l;9ech, and the Lord's Prayer was led in unison by Roy. Landrum. The new officers formed a semi- circle around the alter as the WGP led the new officers in saying the obligation in unison. Junior College 1960 New County Officers : Basketball Schedule TakeOaths . + The 00,-Here Monday he Bulldogs of JUniOr : '' College five home County and beat officers be plete rng  follow new four-year terms Mkmday in .: Stone County with only five newly January 8, Awy voted into their post. January 9, A- way James T. Hudsepth o the January 11, Mondlay, S. E. Bptist Level q omunity was worn in College, Here  Sheriff and Tax Go,lector. Had, January 14-16,  Totlrnt speth had previmls served with ti \\; Away State Hlhwy Safety Pa;rol. He January 18, Monday, PRC, Here succeeds Woodrow Preston. State January 21, ThUrSday, mthwest law prohibits a sheriff from sue- + .... Away -eding himself January 25, Monday, Clarke, A- The newly sworn-in way Norman (Goat) Cowart as his !tvis of Hattiesburg. + Mr. and Mrs. George Mctnry's e was he  of a family athering and dinner on New ear's Eve. Mr. and Mrs. James Hudspeth at- tended a supper m Jackson recently iven in 'Imor of Governor-elect Reds Bornett. Mr. and Mrs. Allan Brooks Krohn Peturned to their home in Wilming- ton, N.C., after spending the hoji- iays w4.'th relative in Wiggins. Mr . and Mrs. Mark Blankenstein t Bakerfield, Calif., left last thursday for Jackson and Bakers- eld after visiting in Mrs. Blan- ;enstein's parents home, Mr. and 's. Chester Pratt. Dr. and Mrs. H. F. Conxpbell had ,s their guests, Dr. Campbell's ants, Mr. and Mrs. R. F. CamI>- ll of Benton. M. and Mrs. j. B. Newton. had their guests Mr. and Mrs. Marion *erry of Phildetpkia, they aecom- Rny them to the Surtax Bowl. Mr. rry is a brother of Mrs. Newton. Don't foget to buy your doogsood Mrs. Monroe Creel, Mrs. Braxton fond and Mrs. James Hudspeth de a trip to New Orleans, Tu- Y. Mrs. Creel went for a checkup ,llowing a recent major operation l remained over for a few days ,r further treatment. Mrs. Percell Brland, Mrs. H. H. )hnson, Mrs. Braxton Bond, Mrs. T. Brooks, and MYs. James Hud- *eh ent to Pensacola, Fla., Wed- es.Jay due to the sudden death of eir sister and aunt MYs. J. J. Bond [ho died at her daughter's home. J. H. Ihomas. ,Mrs. Bond TUesday morning. Mr. and Mr C. M. Sinclair of rLo and daughter Miss Mary Jane :clair of Jackson, visited Mrs. ,ucn Bond, Thursday. 3ome f the s:udents returning college are : Gerald Hickman, n.es Day, Thomas Butler to Ole iss. Ronald Bond. Jesse and Eu- '.He Breland to 2ssirppi State, hn FOwlkes, Billy Jack Bufkin to lllaap, Carol Schilling to Stevens, aria Pratt to Mississippi Southern. Guests in the home of Mrs. R. F. ants recently were Mr. and Mrs. *hn R. Stewar. Washington, D.C., e. and Mrs. Don Stewart and tby of Perkinston, Mr. and Mrs. an S. Stewart of Hattiesburg, Mr. [e Stewart of Biloxi and Mr. Her- rt Stewart of Biloxi. + r. and Mrs. James Hudspeth visitors of Mr. Huspeth's rela- Pea at Tunica, an Memphis re- [Mr. and Mrs. Felix Thomhill and l" Children of Ukiah. Calif., are iting the George Baringev's of iggins and friends and relatives Poplarvme. Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Hall had as tln gueste Mr. and Mrs. Austin and children of Brackett, a., over the holidays. Rev- and Mra Tomas Kay and of Jackson were in Wlg- ns to attend the funeral of Mrs. W. Morrison last week. ]gr. and Mrs. y Brelarld of +rkana, Texas, visited family friends m Wtggins. gr. and Mrs. John A. Cook and , of Killeen, Texas were Ys visitors in Wiggins. Dr. and Mrs. Nollie Hickman of lme, , vited and tives in Store CountyfriendSover the Ir. Robert Prevost flew to Jack from Memphis. Tenn., after ng called there due to the illness father. Dr. Prevost and me Ms. Prevost in Ha btu Thursday night. __rr. those from Stone county the Sugar Bowl game in _ Orleans were Mr. and Mrs. , .rt Regul and Bobby, Dr. and . M.  and Becky, Mr. and ca00m,e Mr. ,, :M,r. and Mrs.  E. , Dr. and Mr& Robert Pre- ,. and Mr Jesse Blackwell . amt Mra s. p. . Mr. Petl tot tlmt inclmied the en- tire ccferenoe.  cember special session. Lazt  mrnament  held in Agricola in George County and was l won by the Sand Hill boys and the St.  gis. The sites for this years tournament mve already been set. The North Division tournament will be _eld at Runnelstown a n d south division tournament host will be Vancleave. The over-all tournament will be held at a place selected by the winners and run- Her-ups of the divisior tourna- ments. Divonal tournaments will be held on January 19I, 22, ond 23. The final over-v21 tournament will be held te following week-end, January 28, 29, and 30. Roberts will present the north dvisioR trophles at P, amelstown while W. D. Fair- ley, l'inclpal f East Oentral and vice president of te coherence wm pmsent  to me wlmme  runmm--tm of the division tourmmnt at Van- cleave. Roberts  that it will be very importa that all teams be re- presented at the Wednesday meet- ing at Lucectale to work out all de- tails of the forthcoming tourna- ments. Final Rites Held For James Melvin Lyons James Melvin Lyons, 6"7, died Friday, JanUary 1. He was born March 7, 189. Survivors include one son, James a. Lyons, MelaAs; three daughters, Mrs. R. A. Whlttington, Ort; Mrs. W. C. Smith. Chickasaw, Ala.; ad Mrs. H. C. Gain, Wiggins; 10 gradchfldr; and one brother, Oliver Lyons, Port Gibson. Miss. Funeral services were held at 2:0 o'clock Indy fterDool frn the New Zion ]Methodist  with the 1v. T.A. Kigand the Rev. Van Landru offlelaUng. Mamle was under the dlrcetkm of A]be Alex- aIder. Burial  In Dalsey Vestry Cem- etery, Rt. 1, Perkinston, with Elmore Flurry, Burton Flurry, Pat Hick- man, Roy Hunt. W. A. Delrymple and Reggie White serving as pall- bearers. Woman would be more charming if one could fall into her arms without falling into her hands. ,:Mr. Job/1 Dees, Mr. B. J. Dees, Mr. Joe  and son, Mr. and Mrs. Boyce Holleman, Mr and Mrs. har- les Mathis, Mr. Roy Strlckland, Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Slmlm Cheer pratt, Dr. and Mr Karl Thompso MI-. and i $t Mllier, Mr. and Mr& lliy  Mr.  MrL J. B. Newton and  Mr. and M. P S. Newton and Bobby. Mr. Jon Nayior of New Orleans visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Smith recently. Miss Sue II enjoyed the {holidays ith her parents, Mr. and Mr I, : Omten, retau'nmg to Pascagoula, . Mr. and Mxs. Howard Stmhan md daughters  and dith f San AntOnio, Texas, spent te holldays with r. re2mn's par- eni Mr. and Mra Homer Strahan, While here they  relatives in Bond and on the Ca Little CharMs Coker underwent an eye opergUon in the Methodist Hmptal in Httiesburg Tuesday. last rep he wa doing nicely. Mr. and Mra Byron Rroom and auhters, Pamela an Deborah have returned home in San Antonio, Texas, after spending two weeks vacation with Mrs. Broom's mother, Virgie Price and other relatives in Stone and Ha.,TIso oouty. Mr. and Mra Howard 8txahen, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Strahan and girls pent the day with Mr. and b's. D. J. 1. In other action by the board, R. S. Newton was reelected attorney for another lout year term. Mid-Term Exams Schedule For WHS Due to the scheduling of mid- semester examinations, sc_2ool will be dismissed at 2:15 o'clock on Thursday, January 14, and Friday, January 15. Principal  J. Ro- berts stated that this schedule giv- es students maximum time in pre- paration for the exams and etes much fatigue for student and teachers, On conmnting on grades on re- port cards, Mr. Roberts stated that parents should ot react in anger or ent whe telr brings home a xrt card wit lo nmur. Instea a parent hould 'try to fin@ ou why the boy or girl is having ty. The  lack of interest may be due to physical drwbacks--- .sight, hearing, or low physical tone. Conflicts at home are a definite cause of poor school work { Your main effort should be to find out causes and correct them if possible. Every child has abilities in certain areas. The parent should strive with the school in locating and develc;ping these abilities. GARDEN GATE CLUB TO SPONSOR DOGWOOD TREE SALE FRIDAY The Garden Gate Club will spon- sor a sale o rooted dogwood trees on Friday, Jan. 8. from nine o'clock, for the very low price of 25 cents a tree. e people of Wiggins voted to -have the dogwood as he town tree, /and everyone should take advant- e of this portuty to plant a dogwood which makes a beautiful ree all year rmmd and dl flower in a few The sale will take place at the vacant lot opposite the Watts' Con- oco Service. Mr. Ferris Batson has generously donated the trees for this project. UPSTATE INDUSTRY GROWTH AT RECORD HIGH IN 1959 North at.,l gained new and expanded indtetries at a re- cord rate in 1959. Manufacturing plants esteblished during the year, employing 25 or more persone, total 28, pr 615 new lmhal jol. Major expansions were an- nounoed by 17 industries, a ain of an addltim 1160 new Jobs. lma in futl . these ne and e  wl/l p/'ovlde 5.75 new lndtmtr Jc ifl a 28 mnty area. oe new Jo Wili irovlde addlt/oal lyrolls of a- bout $140000 and the plant investment in the construc- tion and exlmnsi totals $14,750,000. TRI-COUNrY SINGING CONVENTION SET FOR PARAMOUNT CHUECH JAN. 12 PioUs are being made Ior the Tri-County Singing Convention at Paramount Church, Tuesday, Jan. 12 at 7:30 pm. Vldet Polk, Bobby Burnett, the Hurt Family and others good sing- exs have .been invited. you are invited to come and enjoy an evening of good Gospel singing. Dick Oqeal, Cnam OES NOTICE ter. If you paid a dollar or more in he campaign in the spring you have already paid your dues. If you didn't, only a dollar .will make you a member. The Chapter will sponsor the ap- pearanee of a noted leader in the field of mental health to make a hert talk and to present a film at the regular meeting of the Wiggins Parent-Teacher Association on t2 fcllowing Thursday evening at the new Wiggins high chool auditor- ium, Jam 21. Dr. 1Noy Jack Moore of the faculty of the University of ppi -ical Center in Jack- ;;on will be assisted by our own Bob Baringer, a medical student at the University of Mississippi We are very fortamate to have these guests with us. They have something un- usual, entertaining, and inctive for us. Let's have not only the Par- ents and teacrs of Wiggins, but other aswell to hear them. 1969 OIL DISCOVERIES POINT TO DRILLLNG BOOM IN 1960 The state Df Mississippi produced during the year 1959 approximately 50,000,000 barrels of oil, which will exceed the previou high of 45,665,900 barrels produced in 1948. A total of 614 wells have been drilled this year; 247 lave been completed as oil wells, 30 as gas wells, and 337 as dry holes. Sixteen new discoveries have been found in the state to date, of which four- teen were completed as oil discor- eriesan two as gas discoveries. The discoveries of the current year have resulted tn the  of sizabie reserves. The fuu'e for the oil and gas innustry in Mississippi appears unbounded, med on the recent discovery of excellent reserve. THOMAS BIRTH Mr. and Mrs. RoL. Wliomas an- nounced the birth of  first child a daughter,  JmLnuary 6 at the Southern Baptist Hospital, New Or- leans. The young lady tipped the scales at nine pounds. Mrs. Thomas is the former Dorothy Nell Rouse vf wiggins. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Chester Rouse of New Or- leans and paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Thomas of ,Henderson, . Mrs. E. S. Smith, Wiggims is the great grandmother. NOVEMBER EGG FIgODUC'/'[ON GOOD. There were oneot mcee eSgs produced <m   dur- tug November n for the same month la year. The 64 million eg produced were the highest on record for tis mon An increo in  number of layers, 27 per cent. and rate-of lay, 4 per cent, were reonslble for the recor4 lxduction. Number of layers on hand for November average 5215,000, about 1.I million higher than last year. Rate of lay for the month averaged 121 eggs per layer with 11.7 for November 1958. LOCAL MYF GROUP ENJOYS WATCH PARTY The Wiggins Methodist tioal hall was the scene of the Wiggins Methodist Youth Fellow- ship watch party, New Year's Eve. Games and refreshments were enjoyed. A.t midnight ccmmamlon service was held. COMMUNION PRESBYTRIAN 8Ulq) AY MORNING Commumon viees will 6e The regular meeting of the Mlr- eerved at te Wgglns Presbyterian Jam Chapter No. 67, Order of East- Church Sunday morning at the U ern  will be held on Tuesday de]oek services. night, Jamm 12 at 7:30 o'clock. All mre are to flta are Those assisting in the installation were, Lou:se Blaylock as Installing Marshall, Funice Davis as Installing: Chaplain, and Zetta Dodeaux as Installing Organist. Those installed were, Gladys Grtf- ling as WM, Fred Parker as WP, Jean Smith as AL Andy Anderson as AP, Mary Still as Cond., Helen Preston as Asso. C0nd., Anna Ter- roll as Secretary, Christine Hall as ! Chaplin, Sadie Cunningham as Marshall, Carolyn Yeger as Adah, iRuby Lander as RUth, MaJorie Hall as Esther, Erlyne Evans as Martl : g:amie Bond as Eleta, Lula Scott as Warden and Juania Haten as Sentinel. M Patsy Ha sang the WM song, "/'he ul Cbaxden of Prayer. Mrs. Jean Smith presented the Past Matron's pin to the retiring Worthy Matron and Mrs. Evelyne Evans presented the Ethel Ike pin to the new Worthy Matron, and Mrs. Carnie Bond presented the re- tiring Worthy Patron with a gift. After the benediction, cake and .coffee were served in the dining to the members and visitors. Jaycees To Seek Outstanding Man In Stone County The Stone County Chamber of Commerce- today named a .committee to seek the outand- Ing young man of the year in the" County, according to Charles F Pratt, Jaycee president. The committee headed by Ho- ward Mrris and James Carter, is actively canvassing churches, businesses, clubs and organiza- tions to determine which yom man 21 tltrot  1M contrlh- uted te lnot to ti ty during the year. The Distinguished Serv A- ,ard winner from Stone County will be entered in the Mississippi Uycee contest. The state winners will in turn be entered in the national competition, w h i c h chooses the Nation's I0 outstand- ing young men. HATCHERY PRODUCTION OF CHICKS Commercial hW.heries produ $,015,000 chicks  November. Tais was  perot  e+ and mm-e tn deut te I-7 tv.  type clhicks hat- d we 12 per ce e a year. OIy one-fourth as many egg-type chicks were hatched. Pro- January 28, sdy, PRC, a- way lebrum'y I, My Joe$, Away February 5, Friday, CoLin, Here Felmry 8, Penm S, way February 11, Thursday, Souhst Here February 15, Monday, Clarke Here State Tournament at PRC. Hospital News VISITING HOURS 10 to 11 am. -- 3 to 4 pm, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 pn. The following patients lave been admitted to the Stone County Hm- )itl: Ms. Doris Sullivar Wiggin Mrs. Doris ct Perkinsto Jamle Burton, Perklton Mrs. Vermell Bond, Perklnston Mrs. Jeazlle Fay Davis, Poplaryille Mrs. Etmice Smith, Wigi Lloyd Wilson, Oce1 Springs Otis Wilson, Ocean Springs Mrs. Mary Coleman, Perkinston Danny King, Wiggins Linda Watklns, Maxie Mrs. Juanita Watkins, Maxle Mrs. Jean Parker, Wiggins Dick ONeal, Pe Amert Johnson, Wigglm Mrs. Etta Cox, Perkinstc 8mmuel M. Greene, Brooklyn Mrs. Paunne Ra0am Wgt Mrs. Jessie gg, Billy Wayne Havard, Lumberto Mrs. Louise Bond, Perkinston Mrs. Delillah Bretand, Perkiton Mrs. Trudgen Loft, Wiggins Mrs. Marie Prlckett, Ferklnton Colore: Pearlle Mae Phlrmissee, Wiggins DISCHARGED  l'. Odell Spman, Bod Mrs. Ceo Pore, emmry Mrs. /aura Lott. ucler Mrs. Bot  Saucier Mrs. Aletha Griffin, Wiggins, Toyia Stephens0R, Wiggins, Rt. Mrs. Louveni_ Bond, Perklnsto Mrs. Leona lffin, Perkinsto Mrs. Marie Prictt, Perkfnsmn Gerald Mallett, Wiggins Mrs. Julia  Po$rle Jamle Burt0o, Mrs. Jeae Judge, wgtm Rt, deputy and Mrs. deputy. Other newly elected sworn-in were T. ,_ 0ore,  Clerk, succeeding H. CcmaerCain; " Boyce Breland, superintendent of education, succeeding L. ,a,+ tell;  Bond, representing Dis- trict Five on the board sors, and L. H. Temple, he peace, District unopposed in the mcumben remmU four year terms are Home T. chancery clerk; Vemo Brown, Tax Assessor; John Dees, Supervisor iDistrtct One; O. B. Brown, super. visor District T0; Supervisor D+trict Three; !Oeal, Supervisor Dlstict g. Hen, JusUce msmct One; m D. Noll, Constable  Ce; Jack Stanton, Justice District and Alvan Hatten, Five. First Shipment Of: Tree Seedlings To Arrived Here Today Area  Vaen said today that of fore tree seedltn will be ilvered to eme Omm on Jan- uary Z 10, Tlw  win avalla,ble i'm"  tO t wiggins ing the hour of p.m. on sOheduled to ar; Geo. F. Cherry, Davis, O. + W. land, Mrs. H. M Morgan, L. O. mond+ Ktser Bond, /.ron C. Ham T. t, Mary Ann Joana G&yle Brown, m. I%. I. Od mev+ laalrley Joel" Bmw Mm, ren W Mra duction of broiler-type chicks for  Johnson, Wiggins November totaled 7,910, pauline R4tyburn,  O.+0 pared to 7,071,000 for Nov Cox, Ferklmton 1958. Them have been I ... Pmntmee, Wigg first 11 months of l'Anita Oallallan, Seuclex chicks hatched Rt, totaled 105,000 com to 413,005J James for November, 1958. The U month B][ total for these chicks is 4,648,000-- Mr. end Mrs.  R. Sllllivan, 23 per cent greater than last year. Wiggins, Miss., -a  Donald R Sullivan Jr., I'm:... 29, A. F. DUNNAM  1959. UNUSUAL HOBBY DF.CNAiJ) Mr. A. F. Dunnam of the Big Decemr 29, 1. Level community Ires au unusual :- recrea- bobby wh|c he and his family and YOUR OLD NYLONS WILL have enjoyed. Mr. Dunnam HELP FIGHT CANCER fruit trees. He has planted six different kinds Your old win-n-out, dtarded trees. The lemon, grapefruit, or- nylon hose my save aome one from me, satsum and two kinds {ff dying of cancer. YOU e aSked to MAJOR FROM kumquats, deposit as many as you oan in the TO SPEAK AT CLUB Mr. Dunnam brought into The container at the Ounningm Shoo -----. Enterprise office this week, a grape- Stm/e on Pine Street. Major Tlumm . ru!t measuring 17 inches in eir-  hoe will be sold for ash Keerder Air cumference which he had grown, and all money will be turned-ove to to t local which is a really a king size grape- research on cncer, uary 12 c fruit in any state. This project is being sp0al0ed pagrgm trml, by the local Eatea  aaer. New York, biggest state in ll- Hcet4 WR1 I lotion, was deepest in debt at end Families used to be . J. M. Dr. M Crowe, Jackson, of Its 1958 fttl ye, the U. sltiftiess if they lived flm tyda] be the guest ,aker. The pub- Census Bureau reported. I owed to payday. Now they +h Ott Wnson, ocean Sprtn Mrs. Jean Parker. Wiggins Mrs. Doris Sullivan and son, Wig- Wtlm Julian s. vag00m