8 Sunday, June 6, '65 Delia Democrat-Times Kossman Is Honored By SBA State Award JACKSON -- S. E. Kossman, Cleveland, Mississippi, businessman and industrialist, has been present- I ed a citation by the United Slates Small Business Adi ministration as "Small Businessman of the Year" for 1 Mississippi. Half Century Of Service Innocent J. Loyacono, right, Greenville storekeeper of Mississippi Power and Light Company, was presented a certificate of appreciation for 50 years service lo Ihe company in retirement ceremonies Tuesday by MPI, President Baxter. Wilson, left. Mrs. I.oyacono was given a stereo set. Also tating part in the ceremony was Stewart Frame, MPI. Division Manager. . ' (Slalt Photo) 127 Attend Girl Scout Day Camp hi it, motional Visitors Mayor J. W. Fore of Hollandale (second from right) welcomed students from 16 countries to Hollandale as they stopped in the midst oi a two-day farm tour. 'Ihe students arc working towards masters degrees in an 11-monlh Vanderuilt University course in economic development. They were scheduled to make stops at Panther Burn Plantation, Greer Rice Farm, and the Delta Branch Experiment Station on the Delta Council-sponsored tour. Included in the group hosted by the Hollandale Chamber of Comerce were: left to right, T. C. Peppe- of the Delta Council, Dr. James S. Worley, director of the graduate program, Ed Bounds of Delta Council, Mrs. Marilyn Whileman, administrative assistant of Ihe program, fllayor Fore anil Mrs. Gian S. Sahofa of India, wife of a visiting professor of economics. (Slaff Plmto) Delta Dan Winners Winners of recent Delta Dan awards for civic improvement and pride in our community are pictured with awards chairman Leslie Lawrence. Seated are (left to righl) D. A. Lingle, Kings Daughters Hospital; George Taylor and Howard Dyer, Lions Club War Memorial. Standing, (left to right), are Lawrence, Jay Stein, Steinmarl; Buddy Graves, Tri-Stale Stockyards; and W. D. Alexander, Holiday Inn. Not pictured was Joe Dordclon, Gulf Oil. (Staff Photo) In ceremonies at the SBA regional office at Jackson, Kossman was presented the coveted award by George A. Feild, regional director, SBA, for "best exemplifying the imagination, initiative, independence and in- :egrity characteristic of America's millions of small businessmen \vho make a vital contribution" to the growing economy of Ihe United States. Nominations for the annual award had been made by Mis sissippians and approved by the SBA regional office at Jackson, its area office in Atlanta and national SBA headquarters in Washington, D.C. The citation which bears the seal of the US Smahl Business Administration, was iigned by Feild, Area Administrator J. I : . Hollingswortli and National Administrator Eugene P. Folcy. + t * KOSSMAN, who is president ol Misceramic Tile, Inc., Cleveland, ceramic wall and floor tile manufacturing plant, and automobile dr-aler at Cleveland and Greenville, Mississippi, in acknowledging the citation, said: 'This award was made possible through the cooperation of many people -- particularly the members of Misccramic's board of directors and my business advocate in the plant and in Ihe office, especially Robert Ilorm- berg, vice president and plant manager, one of the leading ceramic engineers in America." "I rdso want lo thank the more than 2,000 loyal stockholders of our company, most of whom are Mississippians, and who have proved that Mississippians can pool their resources, combining manufacturing | _ n d marketing know-haw in operating their own industry," Kossman remarked. The citation winner also ex- iresscd gratitude to "the Mis- issippi banks and the Small business Administration who at 11 limes provided helping lands in assisting us in our pat- ern of growth." Kossman said that his recogni- ion came to him as the result of the progress made during the just seven years by the tile manufacturing company which e heads. In (his short span of time, he plant has been successful in marketing a complete line of vail, floor and decorator tiles iml tile murals through a group of alert distributors in 25 states jnst nf Ihe Rockies. Many compliments, he said, have been laid lo the company by leading ,ile contractors who insist on the highest standards of quality control in the manufacture of tiles which they install in residential, commercial, industrial, ^Servicemen j Maj. Samuel M. Vincent, son of Mrs. Tony Vincent Sr., 500 Grand Ave., Indianola, was raduated from the U. S. Army oinmand and General Staff ollegc, Fort Leavenworth, an., May 21. Tlie 35 - year - old major en- cred the Army in 1951 and was ast stationed in Frankfort, Ky. He is a graduate of Indianola li E h School and a 1960 graduate the University of Omaha, vilh a B. G. E. degree. Approximately 127 girls ut- tended the Girl Scout Day Camp last week at Camp Thokani on Lake Ferguson. church, school, hotel, motel and] The camp was under the direction of Mrs. Edward l.ucic, government buildings. iwilh Mrs. Rudolph Kocstler asl co-director. This was the f i f t h year the camp has been held. The girls, aged 8-17, were divided into five units for Ihe var- ous activities. The 26 girls in the Cadet group experimented in "primitive" living by pitching tents on the levee and cooking out on open fires. Mrs. Tom Ray Jr. was the unit leader, assisted by Mrs. Mae Cody. MRS. SUE Coates was unit lender of the 33 Juniors, assisted by Mrs. Irene Osbom. Some CO girls formed the 3ro'ivnie unit under the leadership of Mrs. Aubry Morton, Mrs. Aline Newton, and Mrs. Archie Mullen. 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Priced for a Sello ut ptimism Is Fine But Money Needed By NOEL WORKMAN The enthusiasm is there but ^funds for Greenville's Powder r'Puff Derby participants are *.etill lacking. :: Dot Elheridge and Lucille -jWolfe plan to represent Missis- "^sippi next month in the All Worn":an Transcontinental Air Race. JThey have received mountains The $1,500 minimum goal for fuel, entry fees, registration and expenses was swelled this week by a S50 contribution from Sears, Roebuck and Company. The total is now $462. The distaff pilots are being furnished a new 1955 Piper Cherokee for the race by Memphis Aero Corporation. The sin- $100; N. L. Cassibry Jr. S5; Houston Case $15; Jim Robert shaw $10; Harold Tapley $10; and Dr. Harry Lynch $10. Also Powell Brothers $20; W W. Grcsham Jr. $5; Albert T. Watson Jr. $5; Byron Sulliva $15; C. A. Moore $5; Alphons jCarollo $15; Joe Shufficld $10; W. T. Wilcox $10 and anonymous, $22. encouragement and best Igle-engine $15,000 craft has '^wishes but l i t t l e financial back- ''Â· The interest of so many "area people is very encourag- '-ing. We couldn't succeed Â·tut it," Mrs. Etheridge with- said. we also can't ywithout dollars." succeed j A race of this magnilude is a "costly venture and contestants represented by these ladies who re usually sponsored through a community Â·"eddcd. effort," Mrs. Wolfe been christened the "Mississippi Belles." According to Sen. W. J. Caraway, president of Delta Pilots Association, Memphis Aero is now readying the plane for race time. He said, "We know our community and state will be well According lo the Nintey-Nines nc.. Ihe international organiza- have worked long and hard to gain the skills for this race." 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