Hattiesburg American from Hattiesburg, Mississippi on December 27, 1971 · 18
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Hattiesburg American from Hattiesburg, Mississippi · 18

Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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Monday, December 27, 1971
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Page It Hattitsburfl American Wage, price, rent controls in place By EDMOND LeBRETON Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - The machinery to enforce Phase 2 wage, price and rent controls is in place as 1971 nears its end, and administration officials are . expressing hope but not making predictions that Hie restraints can be removed before 1972 ends. President Nixon signed the bill extending his control au-, thority for the full period he asked, through April 30, 1973. The legislation gives him essen-stially what he requested from Congress and one or two things he did not seek. , One is a pay raise for federal civilian employes and the mili-'Lary Jan. 1 instead of July 1, at an estimated cost of more than ;$1 billion. .'. The act also specifies that pay raises caught in the freeze are to be paid under certain conditions. AFL-CIO President George Meany hailed this provision as a victory for labor. Among the beneficiaries are an estimated 1.7 million teachers. Secretary of Commerce Maurice H. Stans, meeting with newsmen, predicted a strong 3 policemen resign from local force Chief of police Hugh Herring said today that three patrolmen had resigned and that the vacancies will be filled as soon as possible. Herring said Oscar Aldridge and Dan J. Breland said they were quitting to accept better-paying jobs. Allen H. Maxie gave no reason for leaving the department. Aldridge joined the force Sept. 1, 1968, Breland July 1, 1969 and Maxie Dec. 26, 1970. This cuts the strength of the local police department to 50 .men. Letter to editor Asks legislators io limii governor's pardoning power Editor, The American: ' Would you please publish the following letter which has been sent to three members of the Forrest County delegation who will be serving in the 1972 Mississippi Legislature, Ray Chatham, Stone Barefield and . Carroll Ingram: I On this Yuletide season we gather around our loved ones : and count our many blessings and give thanks unto God, for rthe land that we live in and realizing that in this jet-age we are prone in making mistakes : and that no man is perfect. Please accept this as a humble plea to you gentlemen who are to take office in the legislature of the State of Mississippi. I I beg you to please for the 1 sake of Mississippi and to this free land of America that we live in to change this law that : gives one man the power to I overnight set free offenders of the law that the courts of ; Mississippi have tried and 1 convicted of crimes against the J state and the people of 1 Mississippi. I think that is a 1 terrible tragedy far beyond the imagination of any human ; being to think that the Chief ' Law Enforcement Officer of the State of Mississippi should stoop ; so low as to undo all the efforts that our local law officers have Services held for Miss Watkins Services were at 3 p.m. Sunday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church for Miss Marion Ruth Watkins, of 708 Camp St., who died Friday morning at Methodist Hospital after a 4engthy illness. Msgr. James McGough, pastor, offici Ued. Burial was in Oaklawn Cemetery with Quigley-Moore Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Marion Coughlin, Mike Nelson, Charles Gautreaux, Jimmy Moudy, Luke Harwnett and Howard Walker. - Rosary was said Saturday , night at the funeral home. Miss Watkins was a life-long resident of Hattiesburg and a member of Sacred Heart Church. She was employed by GMAC in Hattiesburg until her retirement in December 1969. She is survived by her mother, Mrs. Norvell E. Watkins of Hattiesburg. Monday December 17, W1 upsurge in the economy in 1972, perhaps reaching 6'i per cent, which would be the biggest annual gain since 1955. Asked about the duration of the controls, he said "the decontrol process already is being studied," but that no one now can be sure when Phase 2 will end. The cost-of-living index moved up two-tenths of 1 per cent for November, the same rate as for October. It reflected the continued effect of the freeze that ended in mid-month and administration officials expressed satisfaction. Christmas shoppers apparently were not deterred. The Commerce Department, after a telephone check, said it appears seasonal buying was up 11 to 12 per cent in dollars over last year, 8 to 9 per cent in volume, which would be the biggest annual gain in five years. ' The Pay Board and Price Commission continued to make decisions and to run into controversy. The commission issued complicated new guidelines on rents that chairman C. Jackson Grayson Jr. said would hold average increases to 3 or 3' 2 per cent. But Mrs. Rossetta Wylie, tenant member of the Rent Advisory Board, said the regulations would be inflationary, enabling landlords to hike rents as much as 30 per cent in rare cases. Business members of the Pay Board issued a blanket challenge of all scheduled pay raises exceeding 7 per cent, throwing doubt on such future raises. Some other members questioned whether a blanket challenge was legal or practical, but the business members said they would challenge individually each raise over 7 per cent in any case. Internationally, the newly devalued dollar surprised its guardians by riding high on foreign exchanges. tried to accomplish on the misuse of drugs and illegal sales of narcotics. And you gentlemen in the legislature have the power to change this law. Let it go on record that we sincerely believe that no one man in the .world should be given the unlimited power that this law provides him with. I beg you gentlemen as you take office in 1972, in the legiuslature, be mindful of the many students in our colleges., and schools even to your children and mine. Consider the harm that can be done by the misuse of drugs. And in closing, think of the many days and nights that our local law enforcement officers have spent trying to protect our children from drug abuse. I am proud of our local law enforcement officers. Won't you gentlemen join our local law enforcement officers throughout the State of Mississippi by revising this law in giving one man this much authority. Respectfully. C. C. Creel A.C. Creel, Sr. Creel Welding and Machine Co. Hattiesburg, Miss. JOS IAY STXEt! Mr. lU'i nard A. Sharp "ervices were held 1:30 Sunday Ilulelt Chapel Mr. Krott Anderson Sen ices 2:3(1 Monday Black Creek Baptist Church Mrs. Meta S. Griffis Services 3:00 P.M. Monday llulett Chapel Mr. Emmett W.Harris Services 10:00 a.m. Tuesday llulett Purvis Chapel Mr. Frank Russum Arrangements to he announced PUNIftAL HOWf MM Did you lose your pony? Police Chief Hugh Herring said today officers have impounded a brown male Shetland pony with a blond mane and that uness the owner claims the animal it will be sold at auction at 2 p.m. Wednesday. The auction will be at the Farmers' Stockyards 1400 East Hardy St. where the animal is impounded. Police found the pony last Thursday roaming along Klondyke St. Burglar foiled at Gibson's Someone broke into Gibson's Discount Center on West Pine St. Christmas night, but apparently cleared out before Jie could steal anything. Police said the burglar set off an alarm and police arrived at the scene in minutes. The time was shortly after 9 p.m. The back door of the place ad been prized open. Services held for Leo Chapman, Sr. Services were at 3 p.m. Friday at Quigley-Moore Chapel for Leo B. Chapman, Sr. , 65, of Rt. 1 , w ho was dead on arrival at Methodist Hospital about noon Thursday after he was stricken at work. Rev. David Howard officiated. Burial was in Glendale Cemetery. Pallbearers were Bishop Barker, W. C. Ward, T. B. Dickison, Thomas Maxie, Bill Wilson and Houston Sumrall. Survivors are his Wife, a son, three grandchildren, a stepdaughter, four step-sons, two brothers, two sisters and several and nephews. Rites today for Mrs. Ella Simmons COLUMBIA Services were to be held at 3 p.m. today at Enon Baptist Church for Mrs. Ella Simmons, 85, of Gulfport, a native of Marion County, wiio died at 6 a.m. Sunday at the home of her son, John Simmons of Gulfport. Burial was to be in the church cemetery. Survivors are five sons, Mack Simmons of Columbia, Miles Simmons of Garland, Tex. and John, Austin and Bowers Simmons of Gulfport; one daughter, Mrs. Mamie Hickman of Gulfport; one brother, Rodney Oglesby of Jackson; one sister, Mrs. Claude Hart-field of Enon; 22 grandchildrren and several greatgrandchildren. Grows four-pound purple-top turnip Turnips always make a tasty dish. L. F. Windham of Moselle has grown one that would make a full meal. The retired Southern Railways employe recently harvested a turnip of the purple- top variety that weighed in at four pounds. Mrs. Margie L. Lee Services were held 2:00 Sunday Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Interment I,ee ille Ceineterv Mr. Leo It. Chapman, Sr. Serv ices were held 3:00 Friday IJuigley-Moore Chapel Interment Glendale C emetei v Mrs. Dorothy Faye Aguda Services were held 4 ;(ifl Friday (juigley-Moore Chapel Interment Carterville Cemetery .Miss Kuth Watkins Services were held 3 :00 Sunday Sacred Heart Catholic Church Interment Oaklawn Cemetery Mr. James T. Sumrall Services 2:00 Monday Pine Ridge Baptist Church Interment Iott Cemetery Mr. W illiam J. Finnan Services were held 2:00 Sunday Vardaman Street Baptist Church Interment Woodlawn Cemetery Rites today for JT. Sumrall Services were to be at 2 p.m. today at Pine Ridge Baptist Church for James T. "Pete" Sumrall, 68, of Rt. 2, Sumrall, who died Saturday night at Forrest General Hospital. ,7 Rev. Hulon Broome is the minister. Burial was to be in the , Iitt Cemetery with Quigley-Moore Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Survivors are a daughters, Mrs. Ruby Lowery and a grandson, Randy Lowery, both of Rt. 2, Sumrall; three sisters, Mrs. Ida Bryant and Mrs. Ada Johnson, both of Sumrall, and Mrs. Duma Debrow of Baxterville; a brother, Tom Sumrall of Sumrall; and several nieces and nephews. Rites Tuesday for Willie Page of Ellisville Services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Shady Grove Baptist Church in Kelly Settlement for Willie Page, 81, of Ellisville, who died Thursday at Community Hospital in Laurel. Rev. R. W. Woullard, Jr., will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Century Funeral Home in charge. Survivors are his wife; two daughters. Evelyn and Hazel Smith of Ellisville: one brother, Isaiah Page of Ellisville; five nieces and one nephew. Elijah Griffin of New Augusta dies Services for Elijah Griffin of Rt. 1, New Augusta, who died Dec. 25 at Perry County Hospital in Richton, will be announced by Owens Funeral Home. j Smoked HOG JOWLS Open 24 Hrs. iiir 1AMI I nr Daily U.S. Inspected No parts FRYERS DIXIANA All-Meat WIENERS U.S. Inspected Grade A Fresh HENS THIS WEEK'S BIG CASH ACKP0T No. 1 Drawing No. 200 650 $800 -Last Week's Winners-No. 1 No. 2 No. 3 '150 Not won Not 2045 Airport Dr. Laurel 13th Mrs, G. H. Rpckard J'"'"" Rites today for Edwin K. Hinton LUCEDALE - Services for Edwin Keith Hinton, 23, of Mobile, were to be held at 2 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church. Burial was to be in MqLain Cemetery with George County. Funeral Home in charge. Mr. Hinton was, killed instantly Christmas day in a one-car traffic accident in Mobile County. A native of Rt. 5, he had made his home here until moving to Mobile one year ago, where he was employed as a hair stylist. He was an Army Veteran and member of the Baptist Church. Survivors are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Hinton of Rt. 5; two sisters, Mrs. Vernon Washam of Rt. 5 and Mrs. Thomas Brown of Greenwood S.C.; two brothers, Franklin Hinton of Fort Ord, Calif., and Willie Joe Hinton of Rt. 5; and his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. O. F.Mcrritt of Rt. 2, Mrs. Mae Hinton Smith of McLain and William M. Hinton of McLain. Services Tuesday at Purvis for Emmit W. Harris Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hulett Purvis Chapel for Emmitt W. Harris, 84. of Rt. 1. Purvis, who died Sunday night at Forrest (leneral Hospital after a lengthy illness. Burial will be in Coletown Cemetery. Mr. Harris was a native of Alabama and had lived in Lamar County for 50 years. He was a retired farmer. Survivors are his wife, a daughter. Mrs. James E. Mangum of Purvis, and a sister, Mrs. E. Y. Save of Purvis. or Fresh WE WILL BE missing , 27 45' 12 Oz. Pkg. . 491: 2 Drawing No. 3 Drawing 5600 $750 won Not won Juanita Kennard SumraH. Miss. Ave. Baptist Youth Convention has begun JACKSON, Miss.(AP) The annual two-day Mississippi Baptist Youth Convention started today in Jackson, with up to 3,000 youths from across the state expected. Featured speaker for the con-' vention is Richard Hogue, 25-year-old director of "Spireno," (Spiritual Revolution Now." He is from Houston, Tex. Several well-known Christian leaders are to attend the convention, reported Norman Rod-gers, associated in the state Baptist Church Training Department. Meetings during the day were scheduled at the First Baptist Church, with nighttime session scheduled in the City Auditorium. Rites held for Mrs. Aguda Services were at 4 p.m. Friday at Quigley-Moore Chapel for Mrs. Dorothy Faye Aguda, 30, of 101 Orange St., wiio died Thursday night at her home. ' Hev. Leland Hogan officiated. Burial was in Carterville Cemetery. Pallbearers were Paul W.' McDuffie, J). W. Sealy, H. H. Buchanan, Morris Cascio, Sam Taormina and Gale Alexander. Survivors are her husband, city police patrtolman Catalino Aguda; a daughter, a son, her mother, three sisters, a brother and a number of nieces and nephews. Coroner Harry Phillips said a coroner's jury returned a ' verdict of death by self-inflicted gunshot wound. Dixiana nnriil Rirui OPEN NEW Elgin Solid Pack 0LE0 Laundry Detergent DRIVE Giant Size Golden Ripe BANANAS Delicious APPLES HATTIESBURG. MISS. 1901 EcUards St. ' 2-254? BACON Bama No. 1 Red DOG FOOT POTATOES ynl)lbs- )bag! 3W F 0 D M a R Ef E T Duplicate bridge Christmas party , winners named Results of the Christmas party game of the Hattiesburg Duplicate Bridge Club held at' the Community Center with ten-tables in play were: , Mrs. J. W. Kornrumpf and Mrs. T. H. Livringliouse, first;, 'Marvin Reuben and Wayne Felder, second; Mrs. Kenny-Duff and Mrs. Herman Holleman, third; Mrs. C. D. Kelso and Mrs. J. F. Petrofsky of Laurel, fourth; Mrs. Mary Neal and Mrs. Lillian Bresee of Panama City, Fla., fifth; Mrs. Fred Hill and Mrs. O. J. Bass, Jr., sixth. Rites today for Mrs. Lottie Britt Services were to be at 2 p.m. today at Brookhaven Funeral Home for Mrs, Lottie Russell Britt, 62, of Hattiesburg, who died Saturday at the home of her son, Robert E. Russell, 1200 Windsor Dr., where she was making her home. Rev. Kenneth Roberts and Rev. Stacy Carter are the ministers. Burial was to be in Easthaven Cemetery. Survivors are three sons, Robbie R. Berry and Robert E. Russell, both of Hattiesburg, and Roy P. Russell of Baton Rouge; a daughter, Mrs. Betty R. Conn of Mobile; her mother, Mrs. Lillie McCormick of Shaw; five brothers, Durword Taylor of Skene, Miss., Rudolph, Everett and A. F. Taylor, all of Shaw,' and B. C. Taylor of Greenville; two sisters, Mrs. Ruby Dickens of Baton Rouge and Mrs. . J. H. Elmore of Jackson; 11 grandchildren and eight step-children. BABY xrnivo nnv YEAR'S DAY Radiance 15 FLOUR 10 99 lb. Sweetheart 59 LIQUID 3-'1.00 W RUTABAGAS... 10' ,25 EGG ELLISVILLE, MISS. Pef bird Is asphyxiated in bathroom Someone entered the Joe Sarphie residence Christmas day while the family was away, turned on the gas in a bathroom heater and departed. Jimmy Beard, who works for the Sarphies, said he arrived at 9 a.m. to feed a couple of pet birds kept in a cage in the bathroom. One of the birds was already dead and the other was close to it. The handle on the heater's gas valve was damaged so that Beard had a hard time turning it off. Police said they had not determined how the intruder got into the house to turn on the gas. If Beard hadn't arrived when he did there could have been an explosion and fire, officers said. v Services held for Mrs. Margie Lee Services were at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints for Mrs. Margie Lea Lee,: 46, of Rt. 5, who died Wednesday night at Methodist Hospital. . .. . Bishop James E. Tolbert and Bishop William! F. Mclnnis officiated. Burial was in Leeville Cemetery with Quigley-Moore Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Brian D. Lee, Allen Lee, James Lee, Billy A. Sanford, Rodney Sanford and Marvin Moss. Survivors are her husband, Lellon Lee, seven daughters, three sons, nine grandchildren, her father and step-mother, three sisters, six brothers and a number of nieces and ncpliews. Heinz FOOD Open 24 Hrs. Daily Rose NOG 59 COLUMBIA. MISS. High School Avenue (0)0

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