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CAL NEWS and Mrs. W. F. Straub at- carnival festivities in Biloxi and Mrs. Wayne Mabry of were visitors to Wiggins Ala., were Sunday of Mrs. Fanme Locke and Mae Locke. Sue Campbell of Gulfport Week end with her par- and Mrs L. M. Campbell. Sam Stone, Mrs. Elizabeth and daughter, Mrs. Frank and Mrs. Frankie Ov.,n Were recent guests in Regan home. Joel Blas and daughters Mardi Gras in New Or- Wiggins (Stone County) Miss., Thursday, March 7, 1957 NUMBER TEN i J I Junior College Trustees Meet i Ihe regular monthly meeting of I !the Board of Trustees of Perkins- i ton Junior College was held in the ! conference room of the college i Wednesday, February 20, 1957. Lott, Edell Breland, Mrs. VOLUSIE v -- -Lh--.\\;.S. Mrs. H. H. Johnson Braxton Bond visited i in Pe00cola and Mobile Nick Davis Attends ! i 11 Dorsett Lane spent the week Ch ncnllla Show the Ole campus a=l in Fort Worth, Tex. where he plans to ca- ; University of Tennessee - -- mont  A.N. Nick) Iavi: anti B. P. Lois Iahey Russum of ttatticsburg, formerly and children of Perkinston Junior College, drove to Fort Worth, Texas last W,./i- neciay and reLuu:ed Saturday night. Mr. Russum was on oil busi- ness while Mr Davi,; waa a::cudLig the three day Chinchilla siow in ithat city. Mr. Davis state3 that the s;how d 'was very educational, and he re?is he profitied groat!y in that .much attention was given not only to 'live animals but to future peltin: ' business. e He was the winner of a :;peci:d and Mrs Odell Breland of gift for being the one pre::ent who S.C spent several travele,d the fartherest to  t, , t C.',(1 visiting relatives and the show. They left last Week for ! Mr. Davit expects to ship upwards where Sgt. Breland will of 300 pelts during the }'ear, having With the U.S. Army I already shipped a number of mer- group. chantable pelts thus far this year. Mrs. W. P. Conley and l Below is reprint from an article Pratt were guests of i in the Fort Worth Press. Also the Mrs. Clark Conley of Cit- l articl e carried a picture of a beau- last Week end. i tifui model holding a live chin- P. Regan, BObby Regan!chilla in one hand and a pelt in Lane attended the Vail-!the other hand from Mr. Davis' wedding in Hammond, La., franc h here in Wiggins. Mr. Davis also had another picture of a model C'hthircls of Thibo. wearing a chinchilla collar piece has been a recent visitor i tha t had 18 pelts and was priced at of her sister, Mrs C. E. i$3,800.00 by one of Fort Worth's Town and Country Garden Club Flower Show Set March 16 i The Town and Country Garden Club will have its Spring Flower t show in the home of Mrs. F. L. Breland on Saturday, March 16, ' exclusive furriers. i Chinchilla furs sell at bargain rates today, compared to the $100,- i000 price on full length coats a few i year back. Today you can buy a i full length coat for less than half of that and stoles of the softest fur retail for around $2000. "Reason for the change is the chinchilla ranchers are now in the pelting stage, A. N. Davis of Wig- gins, Miss., here for the chi,chilla breeders three day convention in J. Terrell and Mrs. F. M. guests of their respect. in Bay St. Louis, the of the week. Mrs. j. D Holston visit- Holston,s brother, Mr. and J" Hlsten, in Lyman, Sun- Mrs. j. y Christmas and were in Ocean Springs to enjoy the Mardi Gras HOWell and chfld- MrL Rmbry of Lucedale guests of Mrs. Ho- Mrs. C. E. Ctmning_ Holston and family were recent guests of Mxs. j. D. Holston. i M. L. Malone, vice, president of i from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. the board, presided at the meetingl The theme of thls years show in hich the following work was completed: i wfll be "Echoes Of Spring.'" Every- one is invited to enter arrangements t The rcceived bids on the prO-iunder the three classes. :posed library building were the] main topic of discussion. The low- t Class I: Enchanting Nature--an arrangement of spring flowers in est bid was from the Polk Construe- ] a suitable container, foliage per- tion Company of Columbia, $89,480. !mitted. Cfther bids were from the George , Class II Spring Unadorned---a P. Hopkins Company of Gulfport f and the W. J. Ditsworth Company modern arrangement using suitable of Biloxi. flowers and foliage in a modern The board will not award  the container. contract until a conference is held l Class III: March Wlnds--a corn- with the architects and three lowest I position expressing motion using bidders to make possible changes in the contract and to bring the bid price within the money range avail- able for construction of the build- ing. If such an agreement can be , met then the bids will be submitted eo the State Board of Construction for final approval. Other bidders were the Oden Construction Company of Hatties- burg, McClendon Building Service of Gulf port, the Southern Con- struction Company of Columbia, M. J. Lang Construction Company of Pascagoula, Dye and Mullings Construction Company of Long Beach, and Priester & Son of Meridian. The contract was awarded to !Bond Supply Company of Wiggins land Columbia to furnish ready mix 'concrete for construction of tennis court on campus. t The board also announced that i they will receive bids for the print- ing of college catalogues. Miss Joyce Smith of Wesson was !elected woman physical education l instructor. Miss Smith has her BS. flowers and any other suitable mat- erials. The rules for the show are: 1. All entries must be made by the person who enters the arrange- ment. 2. All exhibits must be placed between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. 3 Flowe and other materials used need not be grown by the ex- hibitor. 4. No entry may be moved before 5 pJn. 5. Judging will begin at 10:30 a.m 6. The decision of the judges shall be final. The following explanation of the difference between an arrangement and a composition is offered: 1. A flower arrangement Implies the artislc use of fresh plant mat- erial with container and base 1I needed. 2. A composition is an arrange- ment using one or more accessories 3. An accessory is anything other than fresh cut plant material. 4. An accessory container--if any part of the container crests a se- cond center of interest, if made in- to, earved upon, baked into, mould- ed into, regardies of its attach- ment to the container, if additional adornment creates a second focal point, the container is an accessory container and the arrangement be- comes a composition. Please enter your arrangement under one of the classes listed. Have it there by 10 a.m. and whe- ther you enter an exhibit or not-- come out to see all the beautiful exhibits, anytime between 2 p.m. and 5 pm. Peter A. Fairley Dies; Final Rites Today Peter A. Falrley, age 76, died suddenly near his residence in Big Level community, Tuesday morn- ing, March 5, 1957. Mr. Falrley had been a resident of Big Level for 15 years and was a life long resi- dent of Stone County. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Mary Cooper Fairley, Rt. 1, Perkinston; three sons, Alvin Falrley, Rt. 1 Per- kinston; Clifton Falrley, Laurel; Vernon Fairley, Washington, D.C.; one daughter, Mrs. John Lambert, Florence, Miss.; nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren; three brothers, Charlle 1irley, Lucedale; Watson Fairley, Picayune; and Ozis Falrley, Beaumont, Miss.; three sisters, Mrs. Clara Gilmore, Ouifport; Mrs. Lesste Gilmore, Beaumont, Miss.; and Mrs. Leona Freeman, Ilattlesburg. Funeral services were conducted this morning at I0 an. with the Rev. C. P. Toney officiating. MUsic was by Hollle T. Bond and Miss Mac O'Neal. Pallbearers were Arthur Johnson, Leiand ]Bond, Wiiford Taylor, L. G. Beckham, Norris Steele, and James Waiters. LOCAL MUSIC  1"O APPEAR ON RAD| PROGRAM Hotel Texas, explained. from Southern this quarter, fur- He has a herd of 500, sells skins i on a good market---average price i ing her sophomore year at Co-Lin of pelts sold in 1956 was $43. His she was head Colette. President Hayden made a report herd lves in "winter" the year a-I n the Agricultural High School round--breeding stock in air con- ditioned 70 degree weather" semi-serving as Attendance" Center for the Perkinston district in Stone M. Breland recently visit- priming pens at 55 degrees; and[ isis. B. H. Bell and!priming pens for those who witlt Cunty and Saucier, Advance and I Success districts in Harrison in Chickasaw,ted a greatAla niece I giVeand It 40UPdegrees.their lives and skins at 30 County. [xte AZalea Trail in' Mo- i But good breeding stock is still He pointed out the problems in- Mrs worth more alive than it is dead t volved concerning attendance of j ] P Jarrell . lIr Davis estimated a breedin- I these studies, and recommended t8 -W " Ol " g eve visi am [that he be authorized to head the .. tors in ,^ "real is worth eight times the- . E. S. Smith an. ,[,e value of its nelt I conference with the Stone County t B umr  - Thomas last w .'1 The market sets hi-h standtrds !Bard of Educatmn and Harrison ee I  " td -- i for chinchilla pelts which furriers ]Cunty Board of Education as an _ mrs. RObert S -- insist ke ever-- bit of .... Attendance Center would be placed Wetm,,,. naars. [ P y me am-i . ,,uaater ,r._ , mal's ............. ]on a permanent basis with de,inite Middle ""eOmgical - . . mcmmng nls wins-[ toWn kers state and local support for opera , , Pa ..... . A pelt can be from four to ee ! five and a hall inche wide, is best tmn and bmldmg purposes. 7: l:unddalay: 2.o-:taken from an animal six to nine The board authorized President was guest -- mt. i months ol ..... .i _. Hayden to proceed and request per- minister u. ne ur L so ngnt in Oh i we ht mmsmn to meet with the Cwo Urch Sun-' "g that one of the popular " " C...and at the First Pres-sayings is that a yard of chinchilla school boards to begin the study. -trcn, Hattiesburg, Sun- I ur weighs as much as a yard of Reports were given on problems: This being the Mars-i silk''" involved in preparing the annual trip SOUth, they w""  -t budget and the need for a salary mae a trip to New 1--_ i increase for college instructors. ay to sight see " I WOODLAWN PARK GROUP I There was a progress report that day of the Mard 2 nd iMEETS IN PRIDGEN HOME '.an ant treatment had been given v. and Mrs Md?:l ---- by the USDA station from Gulf- leisurely tr: [ An enjoyable meeting of the port under their White Fringes to, Stoppin ? back to lWoodlaw n Park Association was Beetle progra that was to control interest a.. . several [held on Tuesday afternoon March ! ants i ---m ne way '  " . [5 at the home of Mrs. Melvin Prfd- [ Those attending the meeting .,... gen. Assisting Mrs. Pridgen as co-lwere: C. S. Wentzell, Harrison W_O. BRELAND hostesses were Mrs. T. L. Martin county; M. L Malone, George; L. OF iR.l MILITARY and Miss Sue Waller, Because of I A. Blackwell, Stone; R. J. Moran, BISSIPPI illness, Mrs. B. L. Hart, the other Harrison Attis ONeal, B. A. Lott, hostess i I---  , was unable to be present. '.C.E. Does, Jr., D E. Smith, W. W. c Class William O Preceding the business session i Taylor Stone County" Carl Mege- delicious custard pie, salted pecans, candles and tea or coffee were ser- ved by the hostesses. Mrs. Richard Dancer, the president called the meeting to order After the Lord's Prayer, repeated in unison, Mrs. Martin gave the devotional. Mrs. Richard Still as secretary and Mrs. Charles Jones as treasurer followed with their reports. Donations from Mrs. Nellie Mc- Mantis and Mrs. W. P. Flurry were much appreciated. Mrs. Flurry who is slending some time in California is greatly missed by the Association of whch she has, from the first, been an active and loyal member. Mrs. Dancer appointed Mrs. Lynn Glaze on the notification com- mittee and added Ms. V. 'O. Keeney to the transportation committee., plans were made for the fertiliza- ton of the azaleas at the cemetery, the work to be supervised by the flower committee. Sixteen members were present at the meeting. The next one will be April 2 at the home of Mrs Dan- cer with Mrs. W. E: Martin and Mrs. E. R. Smith as co-hostesses. hee, I_ester Mack, Mrs. C. M. Carr, A. G. Bilbo, Jones; Leo Rouse, M. L. Pope, and Eugene Cochran, George County. ABARDEEN-ANGUS CATTLE AUCTION AT COLUMBIA' SATURDAY, MARCH 9 An auction sale of Aberdeen-An- gus cattle will be held at the L and S Stockyards in Columbia, Miss., on Saturday, March 9 at 12:30 noon. The 37 bulls and 13 females are Station R, Hattlesburg, will consigned by members of the Miss- present pupils of Mrs. Beatrice issippi Aberdeen-Angus Association Whitney, in a radio program, at and this sale is sponsored by the 11 a.m., March 9, 1957. The pro- association, gram will be staged st Roseberry's Col. Phil Sanders of Laurel, will ,Piano Holtse. sell the cattle and catalogs are a- Students playing in the thirty vailable by writing to M r. Denton minute program will be Gerald Mo- O. Scott, County Agent, Columbia, Oregor, Debra McGregor, Linda Miss. - Allison, Mary IAm Cates, Vlrgle Yeager, LaDonls Dale, Mary Ann Success doesn come from lying i Hickman, Carol Cain, Sue Elen awake at night, but from keeping Thomas, Flortan Hlck.m_..n, David awake in the daytime. Holleman, Eva Ruth Rowe[l, [Johnette Dees, Rachel Ward, Diane There are only two kind of]Hlckman, Margaret Baggett and parking nowadays--legal and No. ]Bobby W11lemoe$. son of Mr. and Mrs. H. p. Route 1Jiggins, has to t U.S. Army f ti i aS food ad-,- PP - He -,Jr of the U,S. Advisor Group in is a 1945 grad- Vocational High In 1946 he at- Junior College In Perkinston at Prior to enter- 1950. In I951 Ser- nlArmPleted the'cooks YFood Set- and in 1953 leadership COurse N Academy in to the former wtz. M. Oc this date, C. C. (Toby) longer COnnected wit" In any capacitY. Sheriff Vergie Alice Yeager Is WHS Sweetheart Vergie Alice Yeager, a freshman, was elected Sweetheart of Wiggins High School for 1957. She will be an honorary senior for the remaind- er of the year The announcement was made recently at a special assembly with "Sweethearts Through The Years" as the theme of the program. Sweethearts from each room were as follows: First grade, Mrs. Bond's room, Beth Cook; Mrs. Hinton'a room, Glenda Fay Denson; 2nd grade, Mrs. Campbell's room, Christa Tan- ner; Mrs. Davis' room, Ruth Mor- ris; 3rd grade, Mrs. RowelI's room, Mary Lee; Mrs. O2eal's room, Nancy Shoemake; 4th grade, Mrs. Blaylock's room, Carolyn Dale; Mrs. Taylor's room, Joy Newton; 5th grade, Mrs. Tim Bond's room, Sue Ellen Thomas; 6th grade, Mrs. Spler's room, Jane Prine; Mrs. Claude Davis' room, Mary Frances Black; 7th grade, Carol Newton; 8th grade, Llnda Helton; 9th grade, Vergie Allce Yeager; 10th grade, Patricia Clifton; 11th grade, Kat- hryn Ann Brown; 12th grade, Ethel Thatcher. Former Resident Dies In Memphis Robert Eugene Davis, 44, a for- mer resident of Wiggins, died Sat- re'day at the VA Hosptal at Mem- phis after an extended illness. He was a native of Hazelhurst, born May 29, 1912. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Vera Wade Davis. Memphis, Tenn.; two daughters, Margaret and Mary Davis, Memphis; his mother, Mrs. Mary Falrley, Crystal Springs; three sisters, Mrs. J. W. Cameron, Wig- gins; Mrs. Mildred Titus, Helena, Ark.; and Mrs. LaMerle Blackman, Crystal Springs; two brothers, Mar- via Falrley, Ft Wayne, Ind.; and Robert A. lirley, Wiggins. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m, Tuesday from Dees Funeral Home Chapel In Wiggiv, s with the Rev. J. W. Howell officiating. Pall-' bearers were Noel Hickman, Ar- thur Johnson, Rupert Hickman, Oliver Pearson, A N. Davis and Milton White. Interment was in Woodlawn Park Cemetery. REV. T. G. KAY TO SPEAK AT WOMEN'S CLUB MEET March 12, at 3:30, the Women's Club will have as guest speaker, Rev. Thomas O. Kay, who will give an address on Christian Education. Rev. Kay, pastor of the Wiggins Presbyterian Church, will be in- troduced by Mrs. Clyde Roberson. Hostesses for the afternoon will be Mrs. Thad Davis, Jr., chairman, With Mrs. D. A.. Hall, Mrs. John Saucier, Mrs. Joel A. Simpson, Jr., Mrs. R. P. Regan, and Mrs. C. D. Rouse, as co-hostees. TI-COUNTY SINGING GROUP TO MEET MABCH lZ The 'lh-i-County Singing Convert- IMiss Imogene Rawls Is Named 4-H Queen Selection of Miss Imogene Pawls, of Big Level. was announced Tues- day, as the Queen of the County Livestock 4-H Club winner. Run- nerup was Miss Katherine Brown of Wiggins. Miss Rawis, who is 15, a sopho- more in Home School, is the daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Pawls, of Big Level. She has been a member of the 4-H club for the past five years and her major projects in the club are gardening, foods and food preservation. ] dltenOn March 6, Miss Rawls will at- a luncheon at Mississippi Southern College after which she will receive instructions from Mrs. Lena Gough, of the college faculty, on the fine points of modeling, etc., for the distriet contest. The district contest will be held Monday, March 11 st the district livestock show, held in Hattiesburg. Hospital News vmrrmG HOURS 10 to II a.m. -- 2 to 4 p.m. 7 togpm. The foBowing patien have been admitted to the Stone Courty Hm- pital: Herschell Smith, Lumberton Linn Fowler, Wiggins Mrs. L. C. Coker, Jr., Bond Mrs. Webb Wiggins, Wiggins Mrs. Clyde Sellers, Lumberton Archie Miller Batson, Wiggins M. I. Ford, Brooklyn Mrs. John O. Kidwell, Wiggins Deborah Kay Humber, Perkins- ton Mrs. John Breland, Saucier Mrs. N. C. Hawk, Wiggins Mrs. R. K. Smith, Sr., Lumberton J. R. Broadus, Lumberton Mrs. Lucy Hatten, Wiggins David Calvin Taylor, Wiggins L A. Davis, Wiggins Oene Rouse, Saucier Colored: Minnie Rose Evans, Bond Gloria Husband and son, Wiggins DISCHARGED Herschell Smith, Lumberton Linn Fowler, Wiggins Mrs. L, C. Coker, Jr. and daugh- ter, Bond Mrs. Webb Wiggins, Wiggins Mrs. John O. Kldwell and daugh- ter, Wiggins r Deborah Kay Humber, Perkins- ton Mrs. N. C. Hawk, Wiggins Mrs. R. K. Smith, Sr., Lumber- ton. Colored: Minnie Rose Evans, Bond. BIRTHS Spec.  and Mrs. 1,, C. Coker, Jr., Bend, a daughter, Wands Willene, born March 2, 1957. Mr. and Mrs. John O. Kidwell, Wiggins, a daughter, Jerry Ann, born March 2, 1957. CAPTAIN LOUIE W. ODOM SERVING WITH lth INFAIflgY DMSION IN KORF. Capt. Loule W. Odom, whose wife, C'harlotte, lives in Wiggln& is a member of the 4th Infantry Divls- Ion in Korea. Captain Odom. n of Mrs. W. D. tion will meet with Old Sand Hlll[Boyd, Sylveeter, Gin, is company Church (12 miles west of Wiggir) ]commander of Company t In the Tuesday night, March 12 at 7 pn. ]division's $4th Regiment. He en: A cordial welcome is extended Itered  Army In 1943. " everyone. I The captain is a graduate of MI- N. o. nd, ot,,m!spp oo. Pine Burr Council Organizes 3 Troops For Scout Jamboree Three troops, composed of 10 boys and leaders were organld by the Jamboree Committee of Um Pine Burr Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, to attend the Fourth National Jamboree at Valley Forge, Pa., July 12-18. At a meeting of the leaders and committee at the Buena Vista Hotel recently, were completed under Gorge lt, Sr., Council Jamboree Committee clmirman All three troops will conduct three day fl'aining "shake down" at Camp Tiak. Frultland Park, on June 21, 22 and 23. By that time all troop and personal equipment will be on hand, and leaders and boys will set it Up and use it Jtl as they will do when they the Valley Forge, Pa., camp site in July, according to Scout r, eCUtlve J. H. C. Thomas. The two-day sight seeing visit to Washington, D.C., on the way to the Jamboree was explained by H. L. Brewer of Hattieaburg, trsu. port&tion member of the committee. One bns will leave Bfloz at 8:} p.m., Sunday, July 7, and will Jots the second at Hattleslmr$ at 1O:00. and the third at Iurel at 11:00, The caravan, tour number l0, will drive through to Washington to ar- rive at 5:$0 am. on July 9. A fea- ture of the trip on the $ will be a visit to Lookout Motmtalr at Chattanooga, Tenn. Mer a tour of the city of Wash- lngton on the 9, the group at 150 ill pend the night at Hotel H- rington. Of splal Interne durla$ the day will be visits to the capitol to e congress ff in seuion, tl Smithsonia Inst/tuto, the Building, and Washint, Lincoln and Jefferson Monuments. Mr. Vernon, the home of George Washington will be the feature of the sightseeing on the mornl of July 1{ The group will return to Washington by way of Arlington Nalonal Cemetery, and proceed to Jamboree site at Valley Forp, Pa.. in the aternoon. The camp will be "drem up" with appropriate gateways develop. ed by'each troop on the 11. In tll evening, a trip to Philadelphia to see a major league baseball ame has been approved. The formal opening will take place on July 1, Troop 18, W/glas has Tern and Tommy Fowlkes, and a third boy yet unannounced. Troop 19, Wiggh has one undesignated. Pe Troop II0 has the four followif boys: William Patton, In Bl.k- well, Doyle Ladinor and Laon Ladiner. John Dees Elected Rotary Prexy At the regular meeting of the Wiggins Rotary Club, lrldy ,- the annual election of offleors w "held. Elected to the office of presld{mt was John fees, who sueeeded J. J. Hayden. Eaevated to vice preslde was Charles Mathls and Campbell was reelected secretary- treasurer of the club for the lh consecutive year. Those elected to the Board of Directors were Ferrls Bateca% Car- tls  and Wime Wilson. Plans were discussed for the KI- wantRotary Ministrel show to I presented In the near future. I REV. MAX WALTFA8 IS NEW TEN MILE  PASTOR Rev. Max WaRors, formerly of California has been elected"to serve as the new putor for Ten Mile Bptist Church. Rev. Waiters states there will be regular services every tmlay wl Sunday school at 10 a. morning  at 11 am. 'l'nttn- lng Union will beln at e:15 for  the younff people wlth evening worip starting at 7:$0. The public is issued a cordial ln- vitaJon to take 9art In all r- VIces. PERICT ENGLISH Then there wma the Wife of an Engllsh pmfemor who entered h/s office to find his  slttln$ on ms lap. "ore" crd ''m l" "No, my admonlsh tha ImP. CAL NEWS and Mrs. W. F. Straub at- carnival festivities in Biloxi and Mrs. Wayne Mabry of were visitors to Wiggins Ala., were Sunday of Mrs. Fanme Locke and Mae Locke. Sue Campbell of Gulfport Week end with her par- and Mrs L. M. Campbell. Sam Stone, Mrs. Elizabeth and daughter, Mrs. Frank and Mrs. Frankie Ov.,n Were recent guests in Regan home. Joel Blas and daughters Mardi Gras in New Or- Wiggins (Stone County) Miss., Thursday, March 7, 1957 NUMBER TEN i J I Junior College Trustees Meet i Ihe regular monthly meeting of I !the Board of Trustees of Perkins- i ton Junior College was held in the ! conference room of the college i Wednesday, February 20, 1957. Lott, Edell Breland, Mrs. VOLUSIE v -- -Lh--.\\;.S. Mrs. H. H. Johnson Braxton Bond visited i in Pe00cola and Mobile Nick Davis Attends ! i 11 Dorsett Lane spent the week Ch ncnllla Show the Ole campus a=l in Fort Worth, Tex. where he plans to ca- ; University of Tennessee - -- mont  A.N. Nick) Iavi: anti B. P. Lois Iahey Russum of ttatticsburg, formerly and children of Perkinston Junior College, drove to Fort Worth, Texas last W,./i- neciay and reLuu:ed Saturday night. Mr. Russum was on oil busi- ness while Mr Davi,; waa a::cudLig the three day Chinchilla siow in ithat city. Mr. Davis state3 that the s;how d 'was very educational, and he re?is he profitied groat!y in that .much attention was given not only to 'live animals but to future peltin: ' business. e He was the winner of a :;peci:d and Mrs Odell Breland of gift for being the one pre::ent who S.C spent several travele,d the fartherest to  t, , t C.',(1 visiting relatives and the show. They left last Week for ! Mr. Davit expects to ship upwards where Sgt. Breland will of 300 pelts during the }'ear, having With the U.S. Army I already shipped a number of mer- group. chantable pelts thus far this year. Mrs. W. P. Conley and l Below is reprint from an article Pratt were guests of i in the Fort Worth Press. Also the Mrs. Clark Conley of Cit- l articl e carried a picture of a beau- last Week end. i tifui model holding a live chin- P. Regan, BObby Regan!chilla in one hand and a pelt in Lane attended the Vail-!the other hand from Mr. Davis' wedding in Hammond, La., franc h here in Wiggins. Mr. Davis also had another picture of a model C'hthircls of Thibo. wearing a chinchilla collar piece has been a recent visitor i tha t had 18 pelts and was priced at of her sister, Mrs C. E. i$3,800.00 by one of Fort Worth's Town and Country Garden Club Flower Show Set March 16 i The Town and Country Garden Club will have its Spring Flower t show in the home of Mrs. F. L. Breland on Saturday, March 16, ' exclusive furriers. i Chinchilla furs sell at bargain rates today, compared to the $100,- i000 price on full length coats a few i year back. Today you can buy a i full length coat for less than half of that and stoles of the softest fur retail for around $2000. "Reason for the change is the chinchilla ranchers are now in the pelting stage, A. N. Davis of Wig- gins, Miss., here for the chi,chilla breeders three day convention in J. Terrell and Mrs. F. M. guests of their respect. in Bay St. Louis, the of the week. Mrs. j. D Holston visit- Holston,s brother, Mr. and J" Hlsten, in Lyman, Sun- Mrs. j. y Christmas and were in Ocean Springs to enjoy the Mardi Gras HOWell and chfld- MrL Rmbry of Lucedale guests of Mrs. Ho- Mrs. C. E. Ctmning_ Holston and family were recent guests of Mxs. j. D. Holston. i M. L. Malone, vice, president of i from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. the board, presided at the meetingl The theme of thls years show in hich the following work was completed: i wfll be "Echoes Of Spring.'" Every- one is invited to enter arrangements t The rcceived bids on the prO-iunder the three classes. :posed library building were the] main topic of discussion. The low- t Class I: Enchanting Nature--an arrangement of spring flowers in est bid was from the Polk Construe- ] a suitable container, foliage per- tion Company of Columbia, $89,480. !mitted. Cfther bids were from the George , Class II Spring Unadorned---a P. Hopkins Company of Gulfport f and the W. J. Ditsworth Company modern arrangement using suitable of Biloxi. flowers and foliage in a modern The board will not award  the container. contract until a conference is held l Class III: March Wlnds--a corn- with the architects and three lowest I position expressing motion using bidders to make possible changes in the contract and to bring the bid price within the money range avail- able for construction of the build- ing. If such an agreement can be , met then the bids will be submitted eo the State Board of Construction for final approval. Other bidders were the Oden Construction Company of Hatties- burg, McClendon Building Service of Gulf port, the Southern Con- struction Company of Columbia, M. J. Lang Construction Company of Pascagoula, Dye and Mullings Construction Company of Long Beach, and Priester & Son of Meridian. The contract was awarded to !Bond Supply Company of Wiggins land Columbia to furnish ready mix 'concrete for construction of tennis court on campus. t The board also announced that i they will receive bids for the print- ing of college catalogues. Miss Joyce Smith of Wesson was !elected woman physical education l instructor. Miss Smith has her BS. flowers and any other suitable mat- erials. The rules for the show are: 1. All entries must be made by the person who enters the arrange- ment. 2. All exhibits must be placed between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. 3 Flowe and other materials used need not be grown by the ex- hibitor. 4. No entry may be moved before 5 pJn. 5. Judging will begin at 10:30 a.m 6. The decision of the judges shall be final. The following explanation of the difference between an arrangement and a composition is offered: 1. A flower arrangement Implies the artislc use of fresh plant mat- erial with container and base 1I needed. 2. A composition is an arrange- ment using one or more accessories 3. An accessory is anything other than fresh cut plant material. 4. An accessory container--if any part of the container crests a se- cond center of interest, if made in- to, earved upon, baked into, mould- ed into, regardies of its attach- ment to the container, if additional adornment creates a second focal point, the container is an accessory container and the arrangement be- comes a composition. Please enter your arrangement under one of the classes listed. Have it there by 10 a.m. and whe- ther you enter an exhibit or not-- come out to see all the beautiful exhibits, anytime between 2 p.m. and 5 pm. Peter A. Fairley Dies; Final Rites Today Peter A. Falrley, age 76, died suddenly near his residence in Big Level community, Tuesday morn- ing, March 5, 1957. Mr. Falrley had been a resident of Big Level for 15 years and was a life long resi- dent of Stone County. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Mary Cooper Fairley, Rt. 1, Perkinston; three sons, Alvin Falrley, Rt. 1 Per- kinston; Clifton Falrley, Laurel; Vernon Fairley, Washington, D.C.; one daughter, Mrs. John Lambert, Florence, Miss.; nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren; three brothers, Charlle 1irley, Lucedale; Watson Fairley, Picayune; and Ozis Falrley, Beaumont, Miss.; three sisters, Mrs. Clara Gilmore, Ouifport; Mrs. Lesste Gilmore, Beaumont, Miss.; and Mrs. Leona Freeman, Ilattlesburg. Funeral services were conducted this morning at I0 an. with the Rev. C. P. Toney officiating. MUsic was by Hollle T. Bond and Miss Mac O'Neal. Pallbearers were Arthur Johnson, Leiand ]Bond, Wiiford Taylor, L. G. Beckham, Norris Steele, and James Waiters. LOCAL MUSIC  1"O APPEAR ON RAD| PROGRAM Hotel Texas, explained. from Southern this quarter, fur- He has a herd of 500, sells skins i on a good market---average price iing her sophomore year at Co-Lin of pelts sold in 1956 was $43. His she was head Colette. President Hayden made a report herd lves in "winter" the year a-I n the Agricultural High School round--breeding stock in air con- ditioned 70 degree weather" semi-serving as Attendance" Center for the Perkinston district in Stone M. Breland recently visit- priming pens at 55 degrees; and[ isis. B. H. Bell and!priming pens for those who witlt Cunty and Saucier, Advance and I Success districts in Harrison in Chickasaw,ted a greatAla niece I giVeand It 40UPdegrees.their lives and skins at 30 County. [xte AZalea Trail in' Mo- i But good breeding stock is still He pointed out the problems in- Mrs worth more alive than it is dead t volved concerning attendance of j ] P Jarrell . lIr Davis estimated a breedin- I these studies, and recommended t8 -W " Ol " g eve visi am [that he be authorized to head the .. tors in ,^ "real is worth eight times the- . E. S. Smith an. ,[,e value of its nelt I conference with the Stone County t B umr  - Thomas last w .'1 The market sets hi-h standtrds !Bard of Educatmn and Harrison ee I  " td -- i for chinchilla pelts which furriers ]Cunty Board of Education as an _ mrs. RObert S -- insist ke ever-- bit of .... Attendance Center would be placed Wetm,,,. naars. [ P y me am-i . ,,uaater ,r._ , mal's ............. ]on a permanent basis with de,inite Middle ""eOmgical - . . mcmmng nls wins-[ toWn kers state and local support for opera , , Pa ..... . A pelt can be from four to ee ! five and a hall inche wide, is best tmn and bmldmg purposes. 7: l:unddalay: 2.o-:taken from an animal six to nine The board authorized President was guest -- mt. i months ol ..... .i _. Hayden to proceed and request per- minister u. ne ur L so ngnt in Oh i we ht mmsmn to meet with the Cwo Urch Sun-' "g that one of the popular " " C...and at the First Pres-sayings is that a yard of chinchilla school boards to begin the study. -trcn, Hattiesburg, Sun- I ur weighs as much as a yard of Reports were given on problems: This being the Mars-i silk''" involved in preparing the annual trip SOUth, they w""  -t budget and the need for a salary mae a trip to New 1--_ i increase for college instructors. ay to sight see " I WOODLAWN PARK GROUP I There was a progress report that day of the Mard 2 nd iMEETS IN PRIDGEN HOME '.an ant treatment had been given v. and Mrs Md?:l ---- by the USDA station from Gulf- leisurely tr: [ An enjoyable meeting of the port under their White Fringes to, Stoppin ? back to lWoodlaw n Park Association was Beetle progra that was to control interest a.. . several [held on Tuesday afternoon March ! ants i ---m ne way '  " . [5 at the home of Mrs. Melvin Prfd- [ Those attending the meeting .,... gen. Assisting Mrs. Pridgen as co-lwere: C. S. Wentzell, Harrison W_O. BRELAND hostesses were Mrs. T. L. Martin county; M. L Malone, George; L. OF iR.l MILITARY and Miss Sue Waller, Because of I A. Blackwell, Stone; R. J. Moran, BISSIPPI illness, Mrs. B. L. Hart, the other Harrison Attis ONeal, B. A. Lott, hostess i I---  , was unable to be present. '.C.E. Does, Jr., D E. Smith, W. W. c Class William O Preceding the business session i Taylor Stone County" Carl Mege- delicious custard pie, salted pecans, candles and tea or coffee were ser- ved by the hostesses. Mrs. Richard Dancer, the president called the meeting to order After the Lord's Prayer, repeated in unison, Mrs. Martin gave the devotional. Mrs. Richard Still as secretary and Mrs. Charles Jones as treasurer followed with their reports. Donations from Mrs. Nellie Mc- Mantis and Mrs. W. P. Flurry were much appreciated. Mrs. Flurry who is slending some time in California is greatly missed by the Association of whch she has, from the first, been an active and loyal member. Mrs. Dancer appointed Mrs. Lynn Glaze on the notification com- mittee and added Ms. V. 'O. Keeney to the transportation committee., plans were made for the fertiliza- ton of the azaleas at the cemetery, the work to be supervised by the flower committee. Sixteen members were present at the meeting. The next one will be April 2 at the home of Mrs Dan- cer with Mrs. W. E: Martin and Mrs. E. R. Smith as co-hostesses. hee, I_ester Mack, Mrs. C. M. Carr, A. G. Bilbo, Jones; Leo Rouse, M. L. Pope, and Eugene Cochran, George County. ABARDEEN-ANGUS CATTLE AUCTION AT COLUMBIA' SATURDAY, MARCH 9 An auction sale of Aberdeen-An- gus cattle will be held at the L and S Stockyards in Columbia, Miss., on Saturday, March 9 at 12:30 noon. The 37 bulls and 13 females are Station R, Hattlesburg, will consigned by members of the Miss- present pupils of Mrs. Beatrice issippi Aberdeen-Angus Association Whitney, in a radio program, at and this sale is sponsored by the 11 a.m., March 9, 1957. The pro- association, gram will be staged st Roseberry's Col. Phil Sanders of Laurel, will ,Piano Holtse. sell the cattle and catalogs are a- Students playing in the thirty vailable by writing to M r. Denton minute program will be Gerald Mo- O. Scott, County Agent, Columbia, Oregor, Debra McGregor, Linda Miss. - Allison, Mary IAm Cates, Vlrgle Yeager, LaDonls Dale, Mary Ann Success doesn come from lying i Hickman, Carol Cain, Sue Elen awake at night, but from keeping Thomas, Flortan Hlck.m_..n, David awake in the daytime. Holleman, Eva Ruth Rowe[l, [Johnette Dees, Rachel Ward, Diane There are only two kind of]Hlckman, Margaret Baggett and parking nowadays--legal and No. ]Bobby W11lemoe$. son of Mr. and Mrs. H. p. Route 1Jiggins, has to t U.S. Army f ti i aS food ad-,- PP - He -,Jr of the U,S. Advisor Group in is a 1945 grad- Vocational High In 1946 he at- Junior College In Perkinston at Prior to enter- 1950. In I951 Ser- nlArmPleted the'cooks YFood Set- and in 1953 leadership COurse N Academy in to the former wtz. M. Oc this date, C. C. (Toby) longer COnnected wit" In any capacitY. Sheriff Vergie Alice Yeager Is WHS Sweetheart Vergie Alice Yeager, a freshman, was elected Sweetheart of Wiggins High School for 1957. She will be an honorary senior for the remaind- er of the year The announcement was made recently at a special assembly with "Sweethearts Through The Years" as the theme of the program. Sweethearts from each room were as follows: First grade, Mrs. Bond's room, Beth Cook; Mrs. Hinton'a room, Glenda Fay Denson; 2nd grade, Mrs. Campbell's room, Christa Tan- ner; Mrs. Davis' room, Ruth Mor- ris; 3rd grade, Mrs. RowelI's room, Mary Lee; Mrs. O2eal's room, Nancy Shoemake; 4th grade, Mrs. Blaylock's room, Carolyn Dale; Mrs. Taylor's room, Joy Newton; 5th grade, Mrs. Tim Bond's room, Sue Ellen Thomas; 6th grade, Mrs. Spler's room, Jane Prine; Mrs. Claude Davis' room, Mary Frances Black; 7th grade, Carol Newton; 8th grade, Llnda Helton; 9th grade, Vergie Allce Yeager; 10th grade, Patricia Clifton; 11th grade, Kat- hryn Ann Brown; 12th grade, Ethel Thatcher. Former Resident Dies In Memphis Robert Eugene Davis, 44, a for- mer resident of Wiggins, died Sat- re'day at the VA Hosptal at Mem- phis after an extended illness. He was a native of Hazelhurst, born May 29, 1912. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Vera Wade Davis. Memphis, Tenn.; two daughters, Margaret and Mary Davis, Memphis; his mother, Mrs. Mary Falrley, Crystal Springs; three sisters, Mrs. J. W. Cameron, Wig- gins; Mrs. Mildred Titus, Helena, Ark.; and Mrs. LaMerle Blackman, Crystal Springs; two brothers, Mar- via Falrley, Ft Wayne, Ind.; and Robert A. lirley, Wiggins. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m, Tuesday from Dees Funeral Home Chapel In Wiggiv, s with the Rev. J. W. Howell officiating. Pall-' bearers were Noel Hickman, Ar- thur Johnson, Rupert Hickman, Oliver Pearson, A N. Davis and Milton White. Interment was in Woodlawn Park Cemetery. REV. T. G. KAY TO SPEAK AT WOMEN'S CLUB MEET March 12, at 3:30, the Women's Club will have as guest speaker, Rev. Thomas O. Kay, who will give an address on Christian Education. Rev. Kay, pastor of the Wiggins Presbyterian Church, will be in- troduced by Mrs. Clyde Roberson. Hostesses for the afternoon will be Mrs. Thad Davis, Jr., chairman, With Mrs. D. A.. Hall, Mrs. John Saucier, Mrs. Joel A. Simpson, Jr., Mrs. R. P. Regan, and Mrs. C. D. Rouse, as co-hostees. TI-COUNTY SINGING GROUP TO MEET MABCH lZ The 'lh-i-County Singing Convert- IMiss Imogene Rawls Is Named 4-H Queen Selection of Miss Imogene Pawls, of Big Level. was announced Tues- day, as the Queen of the County Livestock 4-H Club winner. Run- nerup was Miss Katherine Brown of Wiggins. Miss Rawis, who is 15, a sopho- more in Home School, is the daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Pawls, of Big Level. She has been a member of the 4-H club for the past five years and her major projects in the club are gardening, foods and food preservation. ] dltenOn March 6, Miss Rawls will at- a luncheon at Mississippi Southern College after which she will receive instructions from Mrs. Lena Gough, of the college faculty, on the fine points of modeling, etc., for the distriet contest. The district contest will be held Monday, March 11 st the district livestock show, held in Hattiesburg. Hospital News vmrrmG HOURS 10 to II a.m. -- 2 to 4 p.m. 7 togpm. The foBowing patien have been admitted to the Stone Courty Hm- pital: Herschell Smith, Lumberton Linn Fowler, Wiggins Mrs. L. C. Coker, Jr., Bond Mrs. Webb Wiggins, Wiggins Mrs. Clyde Sellers, Lumberton Archie Miller Batson, Wiggins M. I. Ford, Brooklyn Mrs. John O. Kidwell, Wiggins Deborah Kay Humber, Perkins- ton Mrs. John Breland, Saucier Mrs. N. C. Hawk, Wiggins Mrs. R. K. Smith, Sr., Lumberton J. R. Broadus, Lumberton Mrs. Lucy Hatten, Wiggins David Calvin Taylor, Wiggins L A. Davis, Wiggins Oene Rouse, Saucier Colored: Minnie Rose Evans, Bond Gloria Husband and son, Wiggins DISCHARGED Herschell Smith, Lumberton Linn Fowler, Wiggins Mrs. L, C. Coker, Jr. and daugh- ter, Bond Mrs. Webb Wiggins, Wiggins Mrs. John O. Kldwell and daugh- ter, Wiggins r Deborah Kay Humber, Perkins- ton Mrs. N. C. Hawk, Wiggins Mrs. R. K. Smith, Sr., Lumber- ton. Colored: Minnie Rose Evans, Bond. BIRTHS Spec.  and Mrs. 1,, C. Coker, Jr., Bend, a daughter, Wands Willene, born March 2, 1957. Mr. and Mrs. John O. Kidwell, Wiggins, a daughter, Jerry Ann, born March 2, 1957. CAPTAIN LOUIE W. ODOM SERVING WITH lth INFAIflgY DMSION IN KORF. Capt. Loule W. Odom, whose wife, C'harlotte, lives in Wiggln& is a member of the 4th Infantry Divls- Ion in Korea. Captain Odom. n of Mrs. W. D. tion will meet with Old Sand Hlll[Boyd, Sylveeter, Gin, is company Church (12 miles west of Wiggir) ]commander of Company t In the Tuesday night, March 12 at 7 pn. ]division's $4th Regiment. He en: A cordial welcome is extended Itered  Army In 1943. " everyone. I The captain is a graduate of MI- N. o. nd, ot,,m!spp oo. Pine Burr Council Organizes 3 Troops For Scout Jamboree Three troops, composed of 10 boys and leaders were organld by the Jamboree Committee of Um Pine Burr Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, to attend the Fourth National Jamboree at Valley Forge, Pa., July 12-18. At a meeting of the leaders and committee at the Buena Vista Hotel recently, were completed under Gorge lt, Sr., Council Jamboree Committee clmirman All three troops will conduct three day fl'aining "shake down" at Camp Tiak. Frultland Park, on June 21, 22 and 23. By that time all troop and personal equipment will be on hand, and leaders and boys will set it Up and use it Jtl as they will do when they the Valley Forge, Pa., camp site in July, according to Scout r, eCUtlve J. H. C. Thomas. The two-day sight seeing visit to Washington, D.C., on the way to the Jamboree was explained by H. L. Brewer of Hattieaburg, trsu. port&tion member of the committee. One bns will leave Bfloz at 8:} p.m., Sunday, July 7, and will Jots the second at Hattleslmr$ at 1O:00. and the third at Iurel at 11:00, The caravan, tour number l0, will drive through to Washington to ar- rive at 5:$0 am. on July 9. A fea- ture of the trip on the $ will be a visit to Lookout Motmtalr at Chattanooga, Tenn. Mer a tour of the city of Wash- lngton on the 9, the group at 150 ill pend the night at Hotel H- rington. Of splal Interne durla$ the day will be visits to the capitol to e congress ff in seuion, tl Smithsonia Inst/tuto, the Building, and Washint, Lincoln and Jefferson Monuments. Mr. Vernon, the home of George Washington will be the feature of the sightseeing on the mornl of July 1{ The group will return to Washington by way of Arlington Nalonal Cemetery, and proceed to Jamboree site at Valley Forp, Pa.. in the aternoon. The camp will be "drem up" with appropriate gateways develop. ed by'each troop on the 11. In tll evening, a trip to Philadelphia to see a major league baseball ame has been approved. The formal opening will take place on July 1, Troop 18, W/glas has Tern and Tommy Fowlkes, and a third boy yet unannounced. Troop 19, Wiggh has one undesignated. Pe Troop II0 has the four followif boys: William Patton, In Bl.k- well, Doyle Ladinor and Laon Ladiner. John Dees Elected Rotary Prexy At the regular meeting of the Wiggins Rotary Club, lrldy ,- the annual election of offleors w "held. Elected to the office of presld{mt was John fees, who sueeeded J. J. Hayden. Eaevated to vice preslde was Charles Mathls and Campbell was reelected secretary- treasurer of the club for the lh consecutive year. Those elected to the Board of Directors were Ferrls Bateca% Car- tls  and Wime Wilson. Plans were discussed for the KI- wantRotary Ministrel show to I presented In the near future. I REV. MAX WALTFA8 IS NEW TEN MILE  PASTOR Rev. Max WaRors, formerly of California has been elected"to serve as the new putor for Ten Mile Bptist Church. Rev. Waiters states there will be regular services every tmlay wl Sunday school at 10 a. morning  at 11 am. 'l'nttn- lng Union will beln at e:15 for  the younff people wlth evening worip starting at 7:$0. The public is issued a cordial ln- vitaJon to take 9art In all r- VIces. PERICT ENGLISH Then there wma the Wife of an Engllsh pmfemor who entered h/s office to find his  slttln$ on ms lap. "ore" crd ''m l" "No, my admonlsh tha ImP.