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CAL NEWS Ols Verplough, who has visiting her sister. Mrs. Ella and other relatives for th three month left last week to her sons in San Antonio and for a month before re- to her home. and Mrs. Jerry Lee and Ann, of Mobile spent the end With Mrs. Lee's pa-ent and liars Pete Willemoes. Vaiden of Columbu: an St. Louis, was a guest in the Pratt home SUnday. Dorsett of Houston. Texas a Wiggins visitor Monday. Josle Dttmpkin of Picavun a guest of her sister. Mrs. Fief- Miller the first part of tlle and C.A. Kendall of were Sunday guests and Mrs. Vlen Lovele at Ben Abel of New Orleam Mr. and Mrs. Howard Worth Benton McArthur of Atlanta N. J., were dinner guests and Mrs. Donald McArthur evening. ', and Mrs. William HeRon and Laurie Matheson visited the D. Wells family in Citronelle, and Mrs. Howard Hickson of spent several days With aunts, the Misses Matheson. Robert Giles is visiting in Harrisburg this Week. Walter Pratt is spending a vting in umon. Olive Hardy, Brookhaven, Ruth HUckeba and daughter. and Mrs. Vera Thonvpson, AUgttsta. Ga.. were house of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey week. Herbert Spaul, USA, spent with Mr. and Mrs. Harve] He left Unday for a tour in the Panama Canal Zone. and Mrs. Metro Taylor cele- It@Is. Taylor,s birthday Fri- the home of Mrs. Lona and Varnado in Gulfport. guests, were Mr/ and Mrs. Roberson and son, also of and Country Club Flower Saturday I ii  .. OIA .,IL XLII N.S. Wiggins (Stone County) Miss., Thursday, March 14, 1957 NUMBER ELEVEN Rotarians Hear PJC Career Day Held At Speech Students Junior College At the meeting Friday, Perkins- The Career Day, zponsored by the ton Junior College speech contest- Wiggins Kiwanis Club, was held a ans presented the program to the i the Perkinston Junior College Wiggins Rotary Club. ruesday and was considered suc- Carol Ann Edward of Saucier. ]cessful by the speakers and stu- Itolleman, St:'aub To Conduct Drive For Mental Health Fund Boyce Holleman and Mrs. \\;V Y. Straub. both of V'igl*A:L have been Ilamcd chairman and co-chairma :. r('5"oectively, in Stone county for th 1957 fund campaign of the Miss- issippi Associat iol for Mental itealth. Appointment of Mr. Hoileman and Mrs. S[raub wa_ anounced by Elmer Williams. of Liloxi. chir- man of the southeast Mississipp, district of the campaign, which will reach its climax during Nati,mal Mental Health Weak. April 23 tr May 4. Purpose of the drive i.t to pro- vide funds and a sLaty-wide mem- bership dedicated m prevention of mental illness, establishment of psychiatric clinics, improvement in the treatment and care of the mentally ill and handicapped, re- search, and education of the pub- lic about mental and emotional illness, Mississippi's No. 1 public health problem, Mr. Williams, ex- plained. [ State Sen. Hoyden Campbell of his field. Jackson, is state chairmaen foI the drive t presented first place winner in dramatic monologue in the state contest. presented most effectively and dramatically "The Pilgrimage of 1940" by Marjorie Moffett. Paul Verier of Pass Christian, who placed second in original oratory, spoke on the original theme of the Olympic Games and stressed what these principles could mean if they were practiced by the various countries in the world. Gary Bell of Gulfport, third place winner m after dinner speaking, spoke on the subject "Teen Ager." Leroy Smith of Biloxi. first place winner in mpromptu speaking, was not on the program, but was called upon unexpectedly to explain the new musical innovation known as Calypso I.roy did a most effective job in explaining Latin-American music, although he is a member of the Perkinston Classical Music Club and was certainly speaking out of The program was introduced and by Miss Susie Cooley, language and speech instructor at Pekinston Junior Collge. In business the club made plans for attendance at the district meet- ing in Riloxi Sunday, Monday and Tuesday of the coming week. Visitors were General Eubanks, retired, a member of the Ouifport Club and Junior Rotarian Jesse Breland of Wiggins High School. A citizens' volunteer . army, working diligently at national state and local levels with the tools psychiatry ha made available to the lay public, can bring about a reverse in the appalling toll mental illne exacts from the citizens of this state," Sen. Campbell asserted. "There are more of our families. friends and neighbors suffering mental illness than all the other illne saes ceombined, and more than half the hospital beds in this state are occupied by mental patients. The cost of this situation, in dol- lars and cents, in broken families. in distress and heartbreak, is as- LOCAL WOMEN'S CLUB HOLDS MEETING The Rev Thomas Kay was the gue:t speaker at the monthly' meeting of the Wiggins Women's Club Tuesday afternoon, March 12. tronomical and it will no be less-:t The main lounge room was de- ened until enough Mississippians corated with spring flowers. The i dents. All high school students from Wiggins High, Home Vocational High, and Perkinton Agricultural I High School participated. Each student attended se::sions on his first three choices of some 32 oc- cupations. The purpose of the day was tr assist the young people of Stone County High Schools to begin planning their career at an early ]point in their lives and to find out [first hand information on occupa 'tions common to South Mississippi, os well as Southern states. The featured talk given in a- i sembly was by Robert S. Newton, Wiggins attorney and vice presi- dent of the local Kiwanis club. The following business and pro- fessional leaders talked on their occupations, and the opportunities Randle Dedeaux In Washington To Represent FFA The Forest Farmers A'sociation of Atlanta, Ga, an organization of timberland owners and operators 'PJC Receives Gift From Ford Motor Co. Mr. C. F. Evans left above, pre- sented Mr. J. J. Hayden, with a certificate of ownership to a 1957 Ford V-8 engine and a Fordomatic Transmission--valued at $1200.00-- in ceremonies taking place at Per- Final Rites Held Today For Henry (Hiney) Nunnikhoven I ; Henry (Hmey) Nunnikhoven, age 80, passed away at Stone County Hospital, March 13, 1957 'after a long illness. I Mr. Nunnlkhoven was born in Caam, Holland and clime to the United States at the age of nine- teen. He was first locateat Pellam, Iowa and came to Wiggins in 1905. For a number of years he was em- 'ployed by Kennedy and Co., and later went into business for hm- self. He was a prominent merchant t for over thirty years.  Survivors are h wife, Mrs. Daisy Nunnlkhoven, Wiggins; two daugh- ters, Mrs. James White, Wiggins; Mrs. A. G. Thornton, Httlesburg; one brother, John Nunnlkhoven, Pellam, Iowa, a sister who resides in Holland, and several relatives in Canada. available to young people: ! Ford Lowery, engineering, Miss- issippi Power Company, Gulfport; M/Sgt. W. P. Culpepper, Army, Gulfport; T/Sgt. W. E. Garrck. Air Force, Hattiesburg; Mrs. Joel Simp- son, Mrs. Robert Regan, Mrs. M. E. Cooper, Mrs Jack Schilling, all ]of Wiggins, housewife; T. G. Kay, religious work, Presbyterian Church, Wiggins; Cooper Rouse, auto mech- anics and dealer, Rouse Pontiac Company, Wiggins; Mrs. Elva Christmas, secretary, legal secretary Wiggins; John Brown, teaching, instructor, Perkinston Junior Col- lege; Woodrow Preston, law en- forcement, sheriff, Stone County; Leo Jones, coaching and PE. Bill Mauldin, forestry, Federal Forester. Stone County; Bill Sang- ree, radio and TV repair, instruc- tor, Perkinston Junior College; jo)n with tle Mississippi Associa- fireplace was banked with green- Curtis Davis, electronics, Perkins- tion for Mental Health and give ery and the mantle was arranged ton Junior College; Jack Parsons. time and money to change the pic- * with white dogwood and green can- t lawyer, attorney, Wiggins; Leonard tufa. dles. ] Blackwell, public - office, County "We all have seen what interest- ] The meeting was called to order:SUpe rintendent of Education; Kat- ed. devoted citizens have accom-i by the president, Mrs. James R. plished against the physical i]ln:s- Davis Mrs. Joel Blass, devotional as," he pointed out. "'There is no chairman, led" the members in re- reason to doubt eventual victory lpeating the club collect. Mrs. Estus over mental illness, i Miller. has consented to serve as "We are, delighted to have pco-.secretary lor the rest of the club ple of the calibre of Mr. Holleman .year. She gave the secretary's re- and Mrs. Straub leading the cam- port Mrs. Melvin Pridgen gave the Paign in Stone county " Sen Camp- I treasurer's report. She stated that bell said. "Their acceptance of this the carnival ball made $441.38. resporibility is a splendid imple- Committee reports were given as meat to our slogan, "The Mentally follows, trustees meeting, Miss "Ill Can Come Back Help Them!" Marie Stapp; library, Miss Marie Stapp. The following nominating Camp Tiak To Seek committee was appointed Mrs. Bla00, Mrs. Miller and Mrs. James Bat- 1,500 For Summer n. Mrs. Robert lgan reported on the panel she conducted at Per- An "all out" eHort to secure 1 kinston Junior College on Home- 500 reservations to Camp Tin: making for Career Day. She stated summer training center of Pine ,that three ssions were held and Burr Area Council, Boy Scouts ol that Mesdames Joel Simpson, Jr., America Will be launched at once, according to Selby C. Bowling, camping and activities chairman 5f Hattiesburg March 31 has been set as the deadline for the free "'r" shirt for "' early bird" reserva- tions. Tiak lodge No. 404. Order of the M. E. Cooper and Jack Schilling as- sisted her. The hostesses served homemade lemon pie and coffee. Hostesses were Mesdames Thad Davis, Jr., D. A. Hall. John Saucier, Joel Simpo son, Jr., Robert Regan and C. D. Rouse. hryn Carey, music, instructor, Per- kinston Junior College; Curtis Davis draftsman, instructor, Perkinston Junior College; A. J. Alexander, banking, Wiggins bank; Dr. Gordon McHenry, medical doctor, Wiggins Clinic; J. V. Gammage, agriculture, Perkinston. John Mustin. restaurant operator, Anchor Restaurant, Wiggins; Mrs. A. J. Dedeaux, beauty operator, Perkinston; Elmo Flurry, sales- man, Perkinston; Oene Dees, sale- man, Perkinston: Miss Estelle Sexton, librarian, Perkinston; Cur- tis Steele, medical technology, Stone County Hospital: Christine Maxey, nursing, School of Nursing, Met- hodist Hospital, Hattiesburg; Mat- inca, Marine Corps, Gulfport; C. G. Odom, school counselor, Perkinston Junior College. Sister Of W. E. Martin Dies In Gautier Mrs. Alpha Lula Rollins, 49, died at 4:50 p.m. Monday at her resi- dence in Gautier after three months in fifteen southern states, is re- presented in Washington this week by Randle Dedeaux of Perkinston. Mr. Dedeaux, a tr farmer, who has a Masters Degree in Forest from klnston Junior College. The gifts were donated by the *Ford Motor Co., Ford Division, New 'Orleans, La.; Community Relations iDepartment; and Evans Motor Co.; Utilization and Economics Inc., Wiggins. This is one phase of Duke University, and has had ten ithe Ford Motor Company's program years experience as a consulting ' to further the advancement of forester and pulpwood dealer is technical education. scheduled to present the Associa- tion's views on certain proposed a- These gifts will be used in the mendments to the Fair Labor Standards Act before the Senate Subcommittee on Labo r -and Pub- lic Welfare of which Senator John F. Kennedy is chairman. Former Resident Dies In BatonRouge Mrs. Paul C. Neiison, 51, a native of Wiggins, died. i a r c h 8, 1957 in Our Lady of the Lake Hos- pital, Baton Rouge, La. She had been in ill health for a number of years and had been hospitalized for the past several months. Mrs. Neiison was -the former Verna Todd and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Todd of Hat- tiesburg. Other than her parents, she is survived by her husband, Paul C. Neilson, Sr., two sons, Laurlts "C. Neiison. Redwood City, Calif., ad Paul C. Neilson. Jr., Baton Rougd; one daughter, Mrs. Willie Coins, Ferriday, La.; three sisters, Mrs. Orayson H. Rayborn, Gulf port; Mrs. C. R Sartin. Philadelphia, Miss., and lrs. W. D. Ziegler, Ty- ler, Texas; two brothers, the Rev. W. E Todd, Lexington, Ky.; W. A. Todd, Pasadenoma, Texas, and seven grandchildren. Funeral services were held ih Baton Rouge with interment in Hattiesburg last Saturday after- noon. Local Kiwanis Club Members Hear'GOC Speaker At Meeting The Wiggins Kiwanis Club held their regular meeting Tuesday night with Sgt. John E. Krickel, from the Air Force Filter Center, Mobile, Auto-Mechanics department. - one ,of the many vocational training programs offered at Perkinston. Also 'present at the ceremonies were: Mr. Forrest Evans, Wiggins; Mr..Curtis Davis, coordinator for the college; Mr. W. B. Rogers, voca- tional instructor, ahd Mr. Eugene Clement, public relations director of the college. Robert Regan To Head Red Cross Drive The 1957 Red Cro Campaign for members and funds for Stone County has begun. Robt. S. New- ton of Wiggins is Regional Fund Chairman for Stone, Perry, Greene and George Counties. Mr. Newton announced the appointment of Mr. Robert Regan as 1957 Fund Chair- man for Stone County. In making this appointment, he pointed out that Mr. Regan is serving his se- cond year as Fund Chairman for Stone County; he is well qualified for the job, having provided the leadership and guidance for volun- teer workers last year that raised 92 per cent of the Stone County goal, In accepting the appointment, Mr. Regan asks for the continued cooperation and upport which was given to the Red Cross Campaign last year. This year we want to continue the progress made towards giving to Red Cross in order to at- tain a 100 per cent Goal. The Stone County goal for 1957 is $1,875.00, These funds are needed to keep Red Cross on the job wtih its ten services: Disaster, Veterans, First Aid, Water Safety, Nursing, Jun- ior Red Cross, Blood Program, In- ternational activities, Service to military personnel and their de- pendents, and community activities. Funeral services were held today at 2:30 from the Methodist Church, t with C. D. Duke, pastor, officiating. Assisting htm were Rev. N. J. Lee, Rev. Thomas Kay; and Dr. U. K. Perego. Pallearers were Claude lvls, [Pete Wiliemoes, Jr., Edward Hall,  Coy Stamps, Robert Watts, St:, and Victor Blair. Interment was in Woodlawn Park cemetery with Dees Funeral Home in charge of the fffml rites. Hospital News vmrrmo uR 10 to 11 a.n --  to 4 p.m. 7 to 9 p;m. The following paUts have been admitted to the Stone Cour Hea- pl tal:  Mrs. Jack Strohm, Wiggins M. E. Brooks, McHenry Miss Cherie Breland. Perkinston Mrs. C. . O'Neal, Perkston Joel Stockman, Ferklnsto Joe Loper, Wiggins Paul Platkowski, Perkinston Mrs. R. K. Smith. Jr.. Lumberton Mrs. Harris' BOnd, Saucier Mary Kathieen White, Lumberton Henry Hiney, Wiggins Norman Cowart, Jr., Wiggins Mrs. Neal Bond, Wiggins David McMm'phy, Perklnston Mrs. C. L. Willison, Bond Mrs. Roland Mfiee, Perklnston Colored: Elice Bond, Perklnston Horace Williams, Wiggins DISCHARGED . Miss Cherle Breland, Perklnston Joel Stockman, Perkinston Paul Platkowskl, Perkinvton Mrs. R. K. Smith, Jr. and son, Lumberton Norman Cowart, Jr., Wiggins Colored: Ellce Bond and son, Wiggins BIRTHS Airman and Mrs. R. K. Smith, Jr,. Route One, Lumberton, a son, Carl- ton Scott, born March 10, 1567. Mr.and Mrs. C.L. Willlson, Bond a daughter, Rondo Loraine, born March 13, 1957. Next Week Set For Taking Pre-School home of Mrs. F. L. Breland gayly decked With floral and compositions to carry out the Town and Garden ClUb's flower show "Echoes of Spring.,, inside the home will by the club's member_ a special place has been for exhibits of non-mere. try Four hand at mak- eXhlt and bring it to add display betWeen 8 a.m. Saturday. and PUblic is invited to view the anytime between 2 and 5 Match 18. , VG RRLaD wnm an.r Old home place of Mrs. Ver- was the scene of enjoyment and Pleasure 'wilealb:S. fanly sur- a'tlday dinner Cake, was the truly work of Mrs. Hillman al was designed as a green Wth rose Colored hyacinths Were Mrs. M, L. Hatten, - Nolan Hatten. Bar- Llnda of Paseagoula, Mr. luln O'Neal of Mobile,, Mr. and Mrs. Luther! Mr, and Mrs. Pal Robert Arrow, will Undertake to promote Mr. and Mrs. Roseoe'early reservations according to Dick for the birth- Kline Coquet. Lodge advisor, of Other callers were Biloxi. Through the Chapters, CalP Tlak, Seaborn teams will be organized to visit Mrs. James Rawis uni and explain the value of Mrs. Bill Morrison summer camp attendance. Mrs. p. A. Oeal and  The Camp Develo ment '2 A, left wiahinglmittee, under C. B. paPt:rson Ctm. L" many more ,,Happy lman of Hattiesburg, has la'unched l a program of new construction that KE a  ]will complete the facilties at the _ .a PIE SALE Fruit]and Park rote Air g MRC  " eady corn pleted is a Camp Director's home. Ordta. of ,,- -- The health lodge will be started in t a ,.,e ;astern Star March, and a boathouse, additional mt  and pie sale at !camlites and garage and worshi ,t,'mP le, 8aturday, lwilllecompletedbeforeeampopen  m at 9 a m Coffee June 9. chicken salad, cake Eight new canoes, and six row ' be served. ON THE JOB! Urvlvors from the wreck. Doris,, reached New sazler. Red Cross Vol- ON THE JOB when the piers to Provide el0t arid ftmd for travel failles, make hotel reservations. Help sup- of your t  lttv beats will also be added to the equipment. Explorer trips down Red and Black Creeks to Paccagoula will be resumed, under direction of Herman Cowart. Registration forms have already been marled to Scout leaders of every unit. Additional copies may be obtained from headquarters. Models and figurines made of wood 6.000 years ago have been found in the tombs "of ancient April 18 Set For Hereford Sale Here At a board of directors meeting of the Longleaf Hereford Associa- tion, March 4, the date of the sale of Hereford cattle was set. The sale, which will be held at Wiggins' fairgrounds, Thursday April 18. will start at 1 p.m. There are 54 head of cattle that have al- ready been entered for the sale. Colonel Tom McCord of Montgo- mery, Ala., will be the auctioneer. Officers of the association are, Ferris Batson. Wiggins, president; M. L. Bruce. Hattiesburg, vice presi- dent; S. F. O'Neal, Perkinston, sec- retary-treasurer. Directors are Ralph Ward, Gulfport; M T. Lyons, Mos Point; Claude Passeau. Luce- dale. and Mrs. Margaret Williams, Wiggins. Of an estimated seven million farm dwellings in the U.S., 95 per cent are built of wood. When you fire a volley of cen- sure at'somebody else, you may not feel the recoil at once, but it is pre- sent s atrely as you are. of ill health. She was a life-long resident of Gautier and a member of the First Baptist Church. Surviving are her husband, Hu- bert B. Rollings, Gautier; orre dau- ghter, Mrs. Joyce McRae, Anchor- age, Alaska; three sisters, Mrs. I. E. Mayo, Harrisonvllle, Mo.; Mrs. J. A., Rollins, Moss Point; Mrs. J. H. Cain, Oulfport; two brothers, Ernest Mrtin, Gautier; W. E. Mar- tin, Wiggins; and three grand children. Funeral service were held thiv morning at I0 o'clock from the First Baptist Church with intermeht in the Martin Family cemetery in Gautier. GARDEN GATE GARDEN CLUB TO MEET H, E. DAVIS HOME TUESDAY The Garden Gate Garden Club will meet in the home of Mrs. Ham- mond E. Davis, Tuesday afternoon, March 19, at 3 p.m. Mrs. W. F. Ala., as guest speaker. Sgt. Krickel presented an Air Defense film titled "Challenge of Today," that presented the pro- blems of Air Defense of the North American continent. "Challenge of Tomorrow" was discussed by Sgt. Krickel outlining the "Symington Sub-committee Report" on air power development of aerial wea- ports of tomorrow. The local air defense. Ground Observer Post, meets the second Tuesday of each month at the American Legion Hall at 7:30 p.m. D. H. Hall, local OOC post super- visor, will accept applications from volUnteers at these meetings or civilian volunteers may call Wal- nut 8-423 for information. PAST MATRONS CLUB TO MEET AT TEMPLE MARCH 21 The Past Matrons club will meet at the Masonic Temple Thursday evening, March 21 at 7:30. Straub will be co-hostess. [ Hostesses will be Mrs, Anna Ter- --  [rell, Mrs. N. J. Lee, Mrs. Robelt With the 24 female contestants[Watts, Sr., and Mrs. Warren Watts. behind a curtain In an ankle-] Judging contest in England, the ] There aXe more than 56,000 motels winner of the prettiest wa reveal-] in our fair land: Caffornla has ed as an 81-yeAr-old . J 00, Florida Is next with 5500, It is impossible to put a value on a life saved, or returned to good health. The value of the Red Cross Blood Program is well known to all of us in Stone County. An annoUncement will be made of the appointment of community workers next week. Mr. Regan ex- tends his appreciation to those that helped last year and hopes he will have their help again this 'ear. He is confident that the good people of stone County will keep the Red Cross on the job by giving generously to this very worthy or- ganization. LIBERTY HILL BAPTIST CHURCH TO HOLD SERIES OF NIGHT SERVICES MARCH 20-24 The Liberty Hill Baptist Church will begin a series of night services beginning Wednesday, March 20 and continue through Sunday, March 24. Singing will begin at 7 o'clock and preaching at 7:30. Elder Carl Sullivan, the pastor will be the speaker. Everyone Is invited to attend. Hear about the octopus who fell into'the cement mixer? Crazy mix- ed up squid. Enumeration Here Next week, according to Strpt. B. T. Nash, the enumeration of all pre-school children will start for Wiggins school district educable children. Members of the Senior class will make a house to house survey, con- tacting parent as to the number !of children in the family and their ltages and other vital information. Mr. Nash asks the public to be as cooperative as possible in helping these students to acquire the neC- essary Information which will be of great importance to the schools. NASH, MITCHELL, DELEGATES TO MEA Supt. B. T. Nash of Wiggins high school and J. W. Mitchell of Per- klnston grammar school are In Jackson where they are attending the Mississippi Education Assoela- tlon as .delegates from the Stone County Teacher's Association. Mr. Nash and Mr. Mitchell were to at- tend a committee meeting starting at noon Wednesday. Several other teachers from the county schools will attend the CAL NEWS Ols Verplough, who has visiting her sister. Mrs. Ella and other relatives for th three month left last week to her sons in San Antonio and for a month before re- to her home. and Mrs. Jerry Lee and Ann, of Mobile spent the end With Mrs. Lee's pa-ent and liars Pete Willemoes. Vaiden of Columbu: an St. Louis, was a guest in the Pratt home SUnday. Dorsett of Houston. Texas a Wiggins visitor Monday. Josle Dttmpkin of Picavun a guest of her sister. Mrs. Fief- Miller the first part of tlle and C.A. Kendall of were Sunday guests and Mrs. Vlen Lovele at Ben Abel of New Orleam Mr. and Mrs. Howard Worth Benton McArthur of Atlanta N. J., were dinner guests and Mrs. Donald McArthur evening. ', and Mrs. William HeRon and Laurie Matheson visited the D. Wells family in Citronelle, and Mrs. Howard Hickson of spent several days With aunts, the Misses Matheson. Robert Giles is visiting in Harrisburg this Week. Walter Pratt is spending a vting in umon. Olive Hardy, Brookhaven, Ruth HUckeba and daughter. and Mrs. Vera Thonvpson, AUgttsta. Ga.. were house of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey week. Herbert Spaul, USA, spent with Mr. and Mrs. Harve] He left Unday for a tour in the Panama Canal Zone. and Mrs. Metro Taylor cele- It@Is. Taylor,s birthday Fri- the home of Mrs. Lona and Varnado in Gulfport. guests, were Mr/ and Mrs. Roberson and son, also of and Country Club Flower Saturday I ii  .. OIA .,IL XLII N.S. Wiggins (Stone County) Miss., Thursday, March 14, 1957 NUMBER ELEVEN Rotarians Hear PJC Career Day Held At Speech Students Junior College At the meeting Friday, Perkins- The Career Day, zponsored by the ton Junior College speech contest- Wiggins Kiwanis Club, was held a ans presented the program to the i the Perkinston Junior College Wiggins Rotary Club. ruesday and was considered suc- Carol Ann Edward of Saucier. ]cessful by the speakers and stu- Itolleman, St:'aub To Conduct Drive For Mental Health Fund Boyce Holleman and Mrs. \\;V Y. Straub. both of V'igl*A:L have been Ilamcd chairman and co-chairma :. r('5"oectively, in Stone county for th 1957 fund campaign of the Miss- issippi Associat iol for Mental itealth. Appointment of Mr. Hoileman and Mrs. S[raub wa_ anounced by Elmer Williams. of Liloxi. chir- man of the southeast Mississipp, district of the campaign, which will reach its climax during Nati,mal Mental Health Weak. April 23 tr May 4. Purpose of the drive i.t to pro- vide funds and a sLaty-wide mem- bership dedicated m prevention of mental illness, establishment of psychiatric clinics, improvement in the treatment and care of the mentally ill and handicapped, re- search, and education of the pub- lic about mental and emotional illness, Mississippi's No. 1 public health problem, Mr. Williams, ex- plained. [ State Sen. Hoyden Campbell of his field. Jackson, is state chairmaen foI the drive t presented first place winner in dramatic monologue in the state contest. presented most effectively and dramatically "The Pilgrimage of 1940" by Marjorie Moffett. Paul Verier of Pass Christian, who placed second in original oratory, spoke on the original theme of the Olympic Games and stressed what these principles could mean if they were practiced by the various countries in the world. Gary Bell of Gulfport, third place winner m after dinner speaking, spoke on the subject "Teen Ager." Leroy Smith of Biloxi. first place winner in mpromptu speaking, was not on the program, but was called upon unexpectedly to explain the new musical innovation known as Calypso I.roy did a most effective job in explaining Latin-American music, although he is a member of the Perkinston Classical Music Club and was certainly speaking out of The program was introduced and by Miss Susie Cooley, language and speech instructor at Pekinston Junior Collge. In business the club made plans for attendance at the district meet- ing in Riloxi Sunday, Monday and Tuesday of the coming week. Visitors were General Eubanks, retired, a member of the Ouifport Club and Junior Rotarian Jesse Breland of Wiggins High School. A citizens' volunteer . army, working diligently at national state and local levels with the tools psychiatry ha made available to the lay public, can bring about a reverse in the appalling toll mental illne exacts from the citizens of this state," Sen. Campbell asserted. "There are more of our families. friends and neighbors suffering mental illness than all the other illne saes ceombined, and more than half the hospital beds in this state are occupied by mental patients. The cost of this situation, in dol- lars and cents, in broken families. in distress and heartbreak, is as- LOCAL WOMEN'S CLUB HOLDS MEETING The Rev Thomas Kay was the gue:t speaker at the monthly' meeting of the Wiggins Women's Club Tuesday afternoon, March 12. tronomical and it will no be less-:t The main lounge room was de- ened until enough Mississippians corated with spring flowers. The i dents. All high school students from Wiggins High, Home Vocational High, and Perkinton Agricultural I High School participated. Each student attended se::sions on his first three choices of some 32 oc- cupations. The purpose of the day was tr assist the young people of Stone County High Schools to begin planning their career at an early ]point in their lives and to find out [first hand information on occupa 'tions common to South Mississippi, os well as Southern states. The featured talk given in a- i sembly was by Robert S. Newton, Wiggins attorney and vice presi- dent of the local Kiwanis club. The following business and pro- fessional leaders talked on their occupations, and the opportunities Randle Dedeaux In Washington To Represent FFA The Forest Farmers A'sociation of Atlanta, Ga, an organization of timberland owners and operators 'PJC Receives Gift From Ford Motor Co. Mr. C. F. Evans left above, pre- sented Mr. J. J. Hayden, with a certificate of ownership to a 1957 Ford V-8 engine and a Fordomatic Transmission--valued at $1200.00-- in ceremonies taking place at Per- Final Rites Held Today For Henry (Hiney) Nunnikhoven I ; Henry (Hmey) Nunnikhoven, age 80, passed away at Stone County Hospital, March 13, 1957 'after a long illness. I Mr. Nunnlkhoven was born in Caam, Holland and clime to the United States at the age of nine- teen. He was first locateat Pellam, Iowa and came to Wiggins in 1905. For a number of years he was em- 'ployed by Kennedy and Co., and later went into business for hm- self. He was a prominent merchant t for over thirty years.  Survivors are h wife, Mrs. Daisy Nunnlkhoven, Wiggins; two daugh- ters, Mrs. James White, Wiggins; Mrs. A. G. Thornton, Httlesburg; one brother, John Nunnlkhoven, Pellam, Iowa, a sister who resides in Holland, and several relatives in Canada. available to young people: ! Ford Lowery, engineering, Miss- issippi Power Company, Gulfport; M/Sgt. W. P. Culpepper, Army, Gulfport; T/Sgt. W. E. Garrck. Air Force, Hattiesburg; Mrs. Joel Simp- son, Mrs. Robert Regan, Mrs. M. E. Cooper, Mrs Jack Schilling, all ]of Wiggins, housewife; T. G. Kay, religious work, Presbyterian Church, Wiggins; Cooper Rouse, auto mech- anics and dealer, Rouse Pontiac Company, Wiggins; Mrs. Elva Christmas, secretary, legal secretary Wiggins; John Brown, teaching, instructor, Perkinston Junior Col- lege; Woodrow Preston, law en- forcement, sheriff, Stone County; Leo Jones, coaching and PE. Bill Mauldin, forestry, Federal Forester. Stone County; Bill Sang- ree, radio and TV repair, instruc- tor, Perkinston Junior College; jo)n with tle Mississippi Associa- fireplace was banked with green- Curtis Davis, electronics, Perkins- tion for Mental Health and give ery and the mantle was arranged ton Junior College; Jack Parsons. time and money to change the pic-* with white dogwood and green can- t lawyer, attorney, Wiggins; Leonard tufa. dles. ] Blackwell, public - office, County "We all have seen what interest- ] The meeting was called to order:SUpe rintendent of Education; Kat- ed. devoted citizens have accom-i by the president, Mrs. James R. plished against the physical i]ln:s- Davis Mrs. Joel Blass, devotional as," he pointed out. "'There is no chairman, led" the members in re- reason to doubt eventual victory lpeating the club collect. Mrs. Estus over mental illness, i Miller. has consented to serve as "We are, delighted to have pco-.secretary lor the rest of the club ple of the calibre of Mr. Holleman .year. She gave the secretary's re- and Mrs. Straub leading the cam- port Mrs. Melvin Pridgen gave the Paign in Stone county " Sen Camp- I treasurer's report. She stated that bell said. "Their acceptance of this the carnival ball made $441.38. resporibility is a splendid imple- Committee reports were given as meat to our slogan, "The Mentally follows, trustees meeting, Miss "Ill Can Come Back Help Them!" Marie Stapp; library, Miss Marie Stapp. The following nominating Camp Tiak To Seek committee was appointed Mrs. Bla00, Mrs. Miller and Mrs. James Bat- 1,500 For Summer n. Mrs. Robert lgan reported on the panel she conducted at Per- An "all out" eHort to secure 1 kinston Junior College on Home- 500 reservations to Camp Tin: making for Career Day. She stated summer training center of Pine ,that three ssions were held and Burr Area Council, Boy Scouts ol that Mesdames Joel Simpson, Jr., America Will be launched at once, according to Selby C. Bowling, camping and activities chairman 5f Hattiesburg March 31 has been set as the deadline for the free "'r" shirt for "' early bird" reserva- tions. Tiak lodge No. 404. Order of the M. E. Cooper and Jack Schilling as- sisted her. The hostesses served homemade lemon pie and coffee. Hostesses were Mesdames Thad Davis, Jr., D. A. Hall. John Saucier, Joel Simpo son, Jr., Robert Regan and C. D. Rouse. hryn Carey, music, instructor, Per- kinston Junior College; Curtis Davis draftsman, instructor, Perkinston Junior College; A. J. Alexander, banking, Wiggins bank; Dr. Gordon McHenry, medical doctor, Wiggins Clinic; J. V. Gammage, agriculture, Perkinston. John Mustin. restaurant operator, Anchor Restaurant, Wiggins; Mrs. A. J. Dedeaux, beauty operator, Perkinston; Elmo Flurry, sales- man, Perkinston; Oene Dees, sale- man, Perkinston: Miss Estelle Sexton, librarian, Perkinston; Cur- tis Steele, medical technology, Stone County Hospital: Christine Maxey, nursing, School of Nursing, Met- hodist Hospital, Hattiesburg; Mat- inca, Marine Corps, Gulfport; C. G. Odom, school counselor, Perkinston Junior College. Sister Of W. E. Martin Dies In Gautier Mrs. Alpha Lula Rollins, 49, died at 4:50 p.m. Monday at her resi- dence in Gautier after three months in fifteen southern states, is re- presented in Washington this week by Randle Dedeaux of Perkinston. Mr. Dedeaux, a tr farmer, who has a Masters Degree in Forest from klnston Junior College. The gifts were donated by the *Ford Motor Co., Ford Division, New 'Orleans, La.; Community Relations iDepartment; and Evans Motor Co.; Utilization and Economics Inc., Wiggins. This is one phase of Duke University, and has had ten ithe Ford Motor Company's program years experience as a consulting ' to further the advancement of forester and pulpwood dealer is technical education. scheduled to present the Associa- tion's views on certain proposed a- These gifts will be used in the mendments to the Fair Labor Standards Act before the Senate Subcommittee on Labo r -and Pub- lic Welfare of which Senator John F. Kennedy is chairman. Former Resident Dies In BatonRouge Mrs. Paul C. Neiison, 51, a native of Wiggins, died. i a r c h 8, 1957 in Our Lady of the Lake Hos- pital, Baton Rouge, La. She had been in ill health for a number of years and had been hospitalized for the past several months. Mrs. Neiison was -the former Verna Todd and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Todd of Hat- tiesburg. Other than her parents, she is survived by her husband, Paul C. Neilson, Sr., two sons, Laurlts "C. Neiison. Redwood City, Calif., ad Paul C. Neilson. Jr., Baton Rougd; one daughter, Mrs. Willie Coins, Ferriday, La.; three sisters, Mrs. Orayson H. Rayborn, Gulf port; Mrs. C. R Sartin. Philadelphia, Miss., and lrs. W. D. Ziegler, Ty- ler, Texas; two brothers, the Rev. W. E Todd, Lexington, Ky.; W. A. Todd, Pasadenoma, Texas, and seven grandchildren. Funeral services were held ih Baton Rouge with interment in Hattiesburg last Saturday after- noon. Local Kiwanis Club Members Hear'GOC Speaker At Meeting The Wiggins Kiwanis Club held their regular meeting Tuesday night with Sgt. John E. Krickel, from the Air Force Filter Center, Mobile, Auto-Mechanics department. - one ,of the many vocational training programs offered at Perkinston. Also 'present at the ceremonies were: Mr. Forrest Evans, Wiggins; Mr..Curtis Davis, coordinator for the college; Mr. W. B. Rogers, voca- tional instructor, ahd Mr. Eugene Clement, public relations director of the college. Robert Regan To Head Red Cross Drive The 1957 Red Cro Campaign for members and funds for Stone County has begun. Robt. S. New- ton of Wiggins is Regional Fund Chairman for Stone, Perry, Greene and George Counties. Mr. Newton announced the appointment of Mr. Robert Regan as 1957 Fund Chair- man for Stone County. In making this appointment, he pointed out that Mr. Regan is serving his se- cond year as Fund Chairman for Stone County; he is well qualified for the job, having provided the leadership and guidance for volun- teer workers last year that raised 92 per cent of the Stone County goal, In accepting the appointment, Mr. Regan asks for the continued cooperation and upport which was given to the Red Cross Campaign last year. This year we want to continue the progress made towards giving to Red Cross in order to at- tain a 100 per cent Goal. The Stone County goal for 1957 is $1,875.00, These funds are needed to keep Red Cross on the job wtih its ten services: Disaster, Veterans, First Aid, Water Safety, Nursing, Jun- ior Red Cross, Blood Program, In- ternational activities, Service to military personnel and their de- pendents, and community activities. Funeral services were held today at 2:30 from the Methodist Church, t with C. D. Duke, pastor, officiating. Assisting htm were Rev. N. J. Lee, Rev. Thomas Kay; and Dr. U. K. Perego. Pallearers were Claude lvls, [Pete Wiliemoes, Jr., Edward Hall,  Coy Stamps, Robert Watts, St:, and Victor Blair. Interment was in Woodlawn Park cemetery with Dees Funeral Home in charge of the fffml rites. Hospital News vmrrmo uR 10 to 11 a.n --  to 4 p.m. 7 to 9 p;m. The following paUts have been admitted to the Stone Cour Hea- pl tal:  Mrs. Jack Strohm, Wiggins M. E. Brooks, McHenry Miss Cherie Breland. Perkinston Mrs. C. . O'Neal, Perkston Joel Stockman, Ferklnsto Joe Loper, Wiggins Paul Platkowski, Perkinston Mrs. R. K. Smith. Jr.. Lumberton Mrs. Harris' BOnd, Saucier Mary Kathieen White, Lumberton Henry Hiney, Wiggins Norman Cowart, Jr., Wiggins Mrs. Neal Bond, Wiggins David McMm'phy, Perklnston Mrs. C. L. Willison, Bond Mrs. Roland Mfiee, Perklnston Colored: Elice Bond, Perklnston Horace Williams, Wiggins DISCHARGED . Miss Cherle Breland, Perklnston Joel Stockman, Perkinston Paul Platkowskl, Perkinvton Mrs. R. K. Smith, Jr. and son, Lumberton Norman Cowart, Jr., Wiggins Colored: Ellce Bond and son, Wiggins BIRTHS Airman and Mrs. R. K. Smith, Jr,. Route One, Lumberton, a son, Carl- ton Scott, born March 10, 1567. Mr.and Mrs. C.L. Willlson, Bond a daughter, Rondo Loraine, born March 13, 1957. Next Week Set For Taking Pre-School home of Mrs. F. L. Breland gayly decked With floral and compositions to carry out the Town and Garden ClUb's flower show "Echoes of Spring.,, inside the home will by the club's member_ a special place has been for exhibits of non-mere. try Four hand at mak- eXhlt and bring it to add display betWeen 8 a.m. Saturday. and PUblic is invited to view the anytime between 2 and 5 Match 18. , VG RRLaD wnm an.r Old home place of Mrs. Ver- was the scene of enjoyment and Pleasure 'wilealb:S. fanly sur- a'tlday dinner Cake, was the truly work of Mrs. Hillman al was designed as a green Wth rose Colored hyacinths Were Mrs. M, L. Hatten, - Nolan Hatten. Bar- Llnda of Paseagoula, Mr. luln O'Neal of Mobile,, Mr. and Mrs. Luther! Mr, and Mrs. Pal Robert Arrow, will Undertake to promote Mr. and Mrs. Roseoe'early reservations according to Dick for the birth- Kline Coquet. Lodge advisor, of Other callers were Biloxi. Through the Chapters, CalP Tlak, Seaborn teams will be organized to visit Mrs. James Rawis uni and explain the value of Mrs. Bill Morrison summer camp attendance. Mrs. p. A. Oeal and  The Camp Develo ment '2 A, left wiahinglmittee, under C. B. paPt:rson Ctm. L" many more ,,Happy lman of Hattiesburg, has la'unched l a program of new construction that KE a  ]will complete the facilties at the _ .a PIE SALE Fruit]and Park rote Air g MRC  " eady corn pleted is a Camp Director's home. Ordta. of ,,- -- The health lodge will be started in t a ,.,e ;astern Star March, and a boathouse, additional mt  and pie sale at !camlites and garage and worshi ,t,'mP le, 8aturday, lwilllecompletedbeforeeampopen  m at 9 a m Coffee June 9. chicken salad, cake Eight new canoes, and six row ' be served. ON THE JOB! Urvlvors from the wreck. Doris,, reached New sazler. Red Cross Vol- ON THE JOB when the piers to Provide el0t arid ftmd for travel failles, make hotel reservations. Help sup- of your t  lttv beats will also be added to the equipment. Explorer trips down Red and Black Creeks to Paccagoula will be resumed, under direction of Herman Cowart. Registration forms have already been marled to Scout leaders of every unit. Additional copies may be obtained from headquarters. Models and figurines made of wood 6.000 years ago have been found in the tombs "of ancient April 18 Set For Hereford Sale Here At a board of directors meeting of the Longleaf Hereford Associa- tion, March 4, the date of the sale of Hereford cattle was set. The sale, which will be held at Wiggins' fairgrounds, Thursday April 18. will start at 1 p.m. There are 54 head of cattle that have al- ready been entered for the sale. Colonel Tom McCord of Montgo- mery, Ala., will be the auctioneer. Officers of the association are, Ferris Batson. Wiggins, president; M. L. Bruce. Hattiesburg, vice presi- dent; S. F. O'Neal, Perkinston, sec- retary-treasurer. Directors are Ralph Ward, Gulfport; M T. Lyons, Mos Point; Claude Passeau. Luce- dale. and Mrs. Margaret Williams, Wiggins. Of an estimated seven million farm dwellings in the U.S., 95 per cent are built of wood. When you fire a volley of cen- sure at'somebody else, you may not feel the recoil at once, but it is pre- sent s atrely as you are. of ill health. She was a life-long resident of Gautier and a member of the First Baptist Church. Surviving are her husband, Hu- bert B. Rollings, Gautier; orre dau- ghter, Mrs. Joyce McRae, Anchor- age, Alaska; three sisters, Mrs. I. E. Mayo, Harrisonvllle, Mo.; Mrs. J. A., Rollins, Moss Point; Mrs. J. H. Cain, Oulfport; two brothers, Ernest Mrtin, Gautier; W. E. Mar- tin, Wiggins; and three grand children. Funeral service were held thiv morning at I0 o'clock from the First Baptist Church with intermeht in the Martin Family cemetery in Gautier. GARDEN GATE GARDEN CLUB TO MEET H, E. DAVIS HOME TUESDAY The Garden Gate Garden Club will meet in the home of Mrs. Ham- mond E. Davis, Tuesday afternoon, March 19, at 3 p.m. Mrs. W. F. Ala., as guest speaker. Sgt. Krickel presented an Air Defense film titled "Challenge of Today," that presented the pro- blems of Air Defense of the North American continent. "Challenge of Tomorrow" was discussed by Sgt. Krickel outlining the "Symington Sub-committee Report" on air power development of aerial wea- ports of tomorrow. The local air defense. Ground Observer Post, meets the second Tuesday of each month at the American Legion Hall at 7:30 p.m. D. H. Hall, local OOC post super- visor, will accept applications from volUnteers at these meetings or civilian volunteers may call Wal- nut 8-423 for information. PAST MATRONS CLUB TO MEET AT TEMPLE MARCH 21 The Past Matrons club will meet at the Masonic Temple Thursday evening, March 21 at 7:30. Straub will be co-hostess. [ Hostesses will be Mrs, Anna Ter- --  [rell, Mrs. N. J. Lee, Mrs. Robelt With the 24 female contestants[Watts, Sr., and Mrs. Warren Watts. behind a curtain In an ankle-] Judging contest in England, the ] There aXe more than 56,000 motels winner of the prettiest wa reveal-] in our fair land: Caffornla has ed as an 81-yeAr-old . J 00, Florida Is next with 5500, It is impossible to put a value on a life saved, or returned to good health. The value of the Red Cross Blood Program is well known to all of us in Stone County. An annoUncement will be made of the appointment of community workers next week. Mr. Regan ex- tends his appreciation to those that helped last year and hopes he will have their help again this 'ear. He is confident that the good people of stone County will keep the Red Cross on the job by giving generously to this very worthy or- ganization. LIBERTY HILL BAPTIST CHURCH TO HOLD SERIES OF NIGHT SERVICES MARCH 20-24 The Liberty Hill Baptist Church will begin a series of night services beginning Wednesday, March 20 and continue through Sunday, March 24. Singing will begin at 7 o'clock and preaching at 7:30. Elder Carl Sullivan, the pastor will be the speaker. Everyone Is invited to attend. Hear about the octopus who fell into'the cement mixer? Crazy mix- ed up squid. Enumeration Here Next week, according to Strpt. B. T. Nash, the enumeration of all pre-school children will start for Wiggins school district educable children. Members of the Senior class will make a house to house survey, con- tacting parent as to the number !of children in the family and their ltages and other vital information. Mr. Nash asks the public to be as cooperative as possible in helping these students to acquire the neC- essary Information which will be of great importance to the schools. NASH, MITCHELL, DELEGATES TO MEA Supt. B. T. Nash of Wiggins high school and J. W. Mitchell of Per- klnston grammar school are In Jackson where they are attending the Mississippi Education Assoela- tlon as .delegates from the Stone County Teacher's Association. Mr. Nash and Mr. Mitchell were to at- tend a committee meeting starting at noon Wednesday. Several other teachers from the county schools will attend the