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HERALD MISSISSIPPI THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 1959 PICTURED ABOVE are three Boy Honor. From left to right they are: Scouts who received their Star O. A. Cleveland, Jr., Walter Sull Badges at the recent Court of'ivan, Jr., and Wyche Hooker. Boy Scouts Promoted At Court Of Honor Hilites .. over Holmes By Chester Marshall We've been observing elections for quite a few years now, but nev er have we ever seen a more en thusiastic crowd who come to Lex ington from all comers of the coun ty Tuesday night to get election re turns first hand. We suspect there were more people in the county seat that night than has been in many a moon. To the hundreds of people who came by our office during the night and up into the wee hours of f-he morning to get up to the minute results of the election, we say thanks for dropping by. We hope that our efforts were satisfactory in helping to give you a better pic ture of the outcome of the various races as fast as we could. To those who helped in the stren uous job of tabulating the results, we say thanks, and we would also like to express our thanks to Wea thersby Chevrolet Co. for the use of the loudspeaker. We say best of luck to those who made it to the second primary and we just wish that every candidate could have won. If your favorite paper is not up to par this week, please excuse us. After the all night session to the telephone callers and keeping a close tab on returns as they came In our eyes are a bit bleary. Mary Cain came up with an in teresting revelation in her Summit Sun last week noting that she is for firing some of he Profs up at Ole Miss after she had read com plete copies of the investigation. Previously she had criticized the ones responsible for releasing the investigations to the press “before turning them over to the Board of Trustees". Here’s whaj- Mary had to say: Telephone calls from informed ptrsons advise that the Board erf Trustees of Higher Institutions of Learning were advised in Septem ber, last year, of the charges being brought against Ole Miss profs. At the request of the Board, t1*? complaints were made in writing and the Board had them in hand by November, 1958. We have in hand copies of the reports which we will share with you next week, (no space now), and we hope you will read them carefully and judge for yourselves as to whether or not some of the Ole Miss profs should be fired. I am convinced some of the ought to be fired and at once. I cannot understand why the state’s daily papers (the ones I saw) failed fo reveal the fact that every opporunity had been given the Board to remedy the situation without airing our dirty linen in public as must now be done. Darrell Edmond Tate Arrives July 30 Mr. and Mrs. Lamon Tate of Jackson announce the birth of a son, who was born in the Baptist Hospital there on July 30. He weighed 7 lb^., 5 ozs., and has been named Darrell Edmonds. Maternal grandparents are Mrs. Hansen Abies and the late Mr. Abies of Goodman. * Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Bob Tidwell of Lexington. Three Lexington Scouts received heir Star Badges at the Boy Scouts' Jourt of Honor held July 30 at 7:30 ). m. at the Lexington City Hall. X. total of seven Scouts qualified for 29 awards at the Court of Honor, ^resided over by Scoutmaster Har len Ervin and Assistant Scoutmas ter James Carroll. The three Scouts qualifying for their Star Badges were O. A. Cleve land, Jr., Wyche Hooker, and Wal er Sullivan, Jr. O. A. also received Merit Badges in First Aid, Cooking, Swimming, Wildlife Management, Fishing, and Surveying. Wyche received Merit Badges in Cooking, Public Speaking, Sch olarship, Safety, Pioneering, Marksmanship, Swimming, Horse manship and First Aid. In addition to his Star Badge, Walter Sullivan received his Swim ming and Cooking Merit Badges. Other Scouts qualifying for Mer it Badges were Charlie Bowie, Can oeing, Cooking; Watt Ervin, Swim ming, canoeing; Kim Kimbrough, Pioneering, Forestry; Vernon Rowe Hathcock, Pioneering, Forestry. Charles Bowie also advanced to 2nd Class. Arrested After Brick Fight Negroes Willy Lee Wilkes, Dalton Russell and Rosa Morgan were ar rested late Saturday afternoon aft er the Lexington Police were alert ed to a brick fight on Wall Street here, in the “Tin Cup” area. Wilkes and Russell were fighting over the Negro woman when Wilkes was hit on the head with a brick thrown by Russell. Their case was heard before the City Court on August 3. The woman was fined $15, Russell $25, and Wilkes $10. Drunk Driver Arrested Negro Cicero Thomas was pick ed up for drunken driving Sunday morning about 2:00 a. m. on Car rollton Street, Lexington. A con siderable amount of whiskey was found poured out in the floorboarc of the car, evidently hastily pourec out as Lexington City Police ap prehended the Negro man. His case was tried before th< City Court, and he was fined $100. Sunday dinner guests of Mr. ant Mrs. Fritz Frizell and Lee Anr were their parents and grand parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Wootei of West Point and Mr. and Mrs J. H. Frizell of Canton. The occa sion was in celebration of Le< Ann’s first birthday. Miss Dawn Marie Rosamond o Vaiden is visiting her sisters, Mrs Tandy Stepp and Mrs. Olive: Leonard this week. Mrs. Smith, Bruce In Sheriff Run-Off Grain Elevator Stockholders Meet Dear Stockholders, You are urgently requested to attend the annual stockholders meeting of the Holmes County Grain Elevator Association, to be held Friday night, August 7 at the courthouse in Lexington, at 7:30 o’clock. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss progress made on plans that were formulated at our meet ing on July 31, and to present an alternate plan that has been work ed out by the directors of the Holmes County Grain Elevator and the directors of the Holmes County Coop Store. It is very important that all stockholders and those who have made pledges for new stock be present and vote on this issue for the protection of your invest ment. The Holmes County Grain Elevator Association vitally needs your support and help in order that it may continue operating and be of service to you. Please make every effort pos sible to be present as your support is vitally needed in this decision. Revival At Oregon To Begin Sunday The Methodist revival at the Oregon Memorial Church will begin on Sunday, August 9th, with the Rev. E. L. Jemigan bringing the messages. There will be services at 9 a. m. and 7:45 p. m. on Sunday. Then each day Monday through Friday there will be one service each day, at 7:45 p. m. The singing will be led by Mr. R. C. Moore. The public is cord ially invited to attend. Hospital HOLMES COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Mrs. R. B. Caldwell, Lexington Mrs. Daisy Jacobson, Lexington Mrs. Ruth Larcom, Lexington Mrs. Eric Norquist, Lexington Mrs. Marvin Johnson, Oklahoma Mrs. Eva Dickerson, Goodman Miss Mary E. Glover, Lexington Mrs. Bob Farmer, Lexington Mrs. Maurice Auerbach, Lexington 1V11&. A. KJ. DU1D1U, IT lUIVCira Mrs. E. K. Wright, Pickens Baby Girl Wright Mr. Wilburn Nabors, Lexington Mr. Curtis Moore, * Lexington Mrs. Janice Moss, Lexington Mrs. Oliver McLean, Tchula Mrs. Lena Beth Looper, Lexington Baby Boy Looper, Lexington Mrs. E. W. Weems, Lexington Mrs. Woodson Earle, Lexington Baby Girl Earle, Lexington Colored Henry Jackson Lovice Glosper Leon Redmon | Loraine Pittman James Webster Josephine Tiggs Jim Moore | Ruby Coleman Green Poss ‘ Sam Dickerson Mr. and Mrs. Billy Jones and ! son, Kenneth of Eldorado, Ark ansas and Mrs. W. C. Jones of Lexington have returned from a l ten day trip to Panama City, i Florida. While there they were ■ guests of Capt. Leon Fortune. » Misses Joan Edwards and Janet • Swinney are spending this week • in Greenville with Joan’s uncle ■ and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. George Edwards. I Mr. and Mrs. Billy Jones return . ed to Eldorado, Ark. after spend • ing a few days with Mrs. W. C. Jones. PICTURED ABOVE are Mr. and Mrs. Allie Povall, accepting a stove pipe hat and bonnet as part of the Black and Gold Celebration. The caravan celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the discovery of i oil in the U. S. and the 20th Anni versary in Mississippi stopped in taxing ton last Friday afternoon. ' Pictured also is Mr. Charles Jack ! son. general chairman of the cel | ebration. Lexington Swimming Classes To End With Program August 12th The Lexington summer swimming program will end a most successful .Season Wednesday evening, Aug ust 12, with a swimming program presented by the members of the swimming classes. The program will be given at the Holmes County Country Club pool, beginning at 5:30. Everyboby is invited to at tend. Coach Woodson Earle says that around 130 children attended clas ses this summer. Of this group about 90 were beginners. This sum mer two classes were held for Jun ior and Senior Lifesaving, one class for Advance swimmers, one for swimmer, one for intermediates, one for diving and three for beginners. Everyone that attended classes will be in the swimming program. Coach Earle wants everybody l-Lr.4- 4/\nlr Oliri lMrr fUliO To come to the pool at their regu lar time Monday morning. Popular Book At Library Patrons of the Holmes County Library are invited to enjoy copies of “The American Heritage”, a most interesting and informative publication relating to history and colorful events of the past and present. It is a stiff-back magazine type presentation pub lished six times a year, with beau tiful authentically colored illus trations. • There are five copies each at the Durant and Lexington bra ich es of the Library, and patrons in the other areas may have them upon request. Miss Georgia Mc Intyre, county librarian and each local librarian, will be glad to make this valuable material avail able to anyone in the county. Jack Trippe 3s New Choir Director Mr. Jack Trippe of Gary, India ana, has accepted the position of Minister of Music and Educational Director of the First Baptist Church of Lexington. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. VV. J. Trippe, formerly of Belzoni, Miss. He is a graduate of Belzoni High School and a 1955 graduate of Mississippi College in Clinton. 196C GRICULTURAL CON /inn * fTiT^%T T%TA A# The 1960 Agriculural Conser vation Program for Holmes Coun ty has been developed and sent to the ASC State Office for ap proval, according to Mr. Lynn Joi'dan, Chairman of the Holmes ASC County Committee. It is ex pected that the 1960 Agricultural Conservation Program will'be ap proved by mid-August and farm ers will be given an opportunity to file requests for cost-sharing during August 24 through Sep tember 4. The recommended program for th 1960 ACP is similar to the 1959 program, Mr. Jordan said, except for the following changes: Prac tice C-5—Constructing diversion terraces, payment rates reduced to 65% of Actual Cost (not to exceed $8.00 per 100 linear feet.) Farmers are urged to study carefully the conservation needs on their farms and decide what is necessary to overcome their problems and then contact the ASC county office for the purpose of obtaining more detailed infor mation about the 1960 program and forms to use in requesting cost-sharing. Holmes Junior College Classes Begin 31st Holmes Junior College and Agricultural High School will start the 1959-60 school session Monday, August 31, 1959, with an assembly of all students at 8:00 A.M. The dormitories will open Sunday, August 30, 1959. The faculty for the coming year is as follows: Frank B. Branch, President; E. W. Wilson, Dean and Guidance; Stanley F. Allen, Busi ness Manager and Commerce; Mrs. F. B. Branch, Registrar and Languages; L. . W. Owens, High School Principal; Mrs. Norma Brown, Dean of Women; D. B. Litton, Dean of Men; Miss Ruby Akers, English; R. W. Mustin, Coach and High School History; H. O. Thomas, Agriculture; R. W. Almond, Agriculture; Ralph L. ‘Carroll, Band; Miss Sue Breed love, Commerce; Miss Emma J. Bostwick, English and Speech; Miss Christine Carithers, Home Economics; Mrs. Mable N. Dorsett, Librarian; William Griffin, Science; Miss Imogene Jacksoh, English; Mrs. J. G. Jacob, Math ematics; Mrs. C. W. Lorance, Music; Mrs. Martha Tye McKie, Music; Tom B. Maxwell, Math ematics; James T. Miley, Science; C. F. Moore, Radio and Television; John E. Morris, History; Donald E. Phillips, Commerce and Basket ball Coach; William H. Spell, High School Science; W. Y. Sudduth, Education and Economics; A. D. Rozzell, Physical Education and Coach; M. R. Thorne, Industrial Arts; Mrs. E. W. Wilson, Com merce; Miss Dorothjr Thomasj Physical Education^ Mrs. H,. O. Thomas, Cosmetology. Some Races Settled In Tuesday Primary Services Held For Agnes Pickens Sat, Miss Agnes Carolyn Pickens died Saturday, August 1, at the South Sunflower County Hospital in Indianola, where she had been a patient since May 19. Born Au gust 3, 1907, in Tchula, Miss Pick ens spent most of her life in Lex ington, where she finished high school. Miss Pickens was a member of St. Peter’s Cathedral in Jackson. She was secretary to the Presi dent of Deposit Guaranty Bank and Trust Co. there. She was the daughter of the late John E. and Elizabeth Flarney Pickens. Miss Pickens is survived by two brothers, John F. Pickens and George W. Pickens, both of Indianola. Services were conducted Mon day, August 3, at 10:00 a.m. at the St. Thomas Catholic Church in Lexington, Monsigneur John F. Clerico officiating. Interment was at the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Lexington, with Southern Funer al Home in charge. Pallbearers were Will Barrett, William Ellis, Jr., Norman Weath ersby, Frank Jordan, Alton Park er, Eugene Herrman, Herman Flowers, John Martin. Tom Fisher Market Mgr, At Autry’s Mr. Robert Autry owner of the Lexington Jitney-Jungle grocery store, announces the employment of Mr. Tom Fisher, experienced meat-cutter, as manager of the market in his recently re-modeled grocery store. Mr. Fisher was previously employed at King’s Volunteer Store for nearly 3 years. Tne new Jitney-Jungle known before as Autry’s Grocery, has been extensively re-modeled and re-decorated, and all shop pers are cordially invited to come n and visit Weather Outlook For August The outlook for the Mississippi Delta for August calls for near normal amounts of rain and slight ly lower than normal temperatures. Rainfall will vary a good deal over the Delta but will total be tween 2 and 3 inches in most sec tions. Temperatures will average in the low 90’s in the afternoons and near 70 at night. A build up of dry high pressure that is taking place in the upper layers of the atmosphere over the southern Rocky Mountains will tend to limit rainfall here in the Delta. It is responsible for the change from the wet weather that occur red during the last half of July. Evaporation is due to exceed rain fall during August by about 3 inch es in most sections, however soil moisture reserves are excellent and only a few of he sandy soils are likely to have a moisture shortage this month. Sunshine is forecast to prevail during 75 percent of the daylight hours. During August 1957-58, we had only 58 percent sunshine, and this August will be quite an im provement. The increase in sun shine will facilitate the control of insects, weeds and grass. NOTICE In a special meeting last Fridaj evening, the Holmes County Ole Miss Alumni Association adoptee a resolution, commending tw< of its members, Mr. Edwin White and Mr. Wilburn Hooker, for thei: efforts in bringing to public notice the improper teachings at the Un iversify. Due to lack of space and time this resolution will not appear ii this week’s Herald, but will appeal next week. Mrs. Andrew P. Smith, wife of the present Sheriff, lead the field oi five candidates for Holmes Co unty Sheriff and Tax Collector in ruesday’s First Primary election, with 1509 votes. Her nearest opp onent, Yates B. rsruce, polled 653 votes to qualify for the second primary. Out of a total of 4152 qualified electors in the county, 3556 went to the polls Tuesday to vote for their favorite candidaes. Following Bruce in the Sheriff’s race was Coyier Farmer with 582, Douglas Smith wTh 512 and Ben Moore Hammett with 300. Some Elected 'ruesday’s balloting settled some of the races over the county. W. G. McMullen of Pickens received 1910 votes for Representative, Post 3 to defeat his only opponent David T. Slack with 1554 votes. The Justice of the Peace race was settled in Beat 1 with T. B. Lehman unseating incumbent. S. L. White in the three man race. B. R. Hammett polled enough to be re-elected. The beat has 2 J. P’s. The vote was Lehman, 710, Ham mett, 632 and White 574. v In District 2 Audis Hathcock was defeated for re-election • as Constable, with Taylor and Weeks each polling 591 to win. Hathr cock’s vote was 494. Meeks and Netherland were e lected to the office of Jusice of the Peace District 3, with Upshaw the low man. Meeks polled 310, Netherland. 391 and Upshaw was a close third with 294. Encumbent Estell Scott was re elected Supesvisor District 4. de feating his opponet, Liberto 90-34. In the J. P. race in District 4. John N. Hearn defeated .Toe Cer ame, Jr. 96-27. In District 5, Bob Gillespie'was re-elected Constable defeating W. T. Richards 348-181, and E. R. Buchanan and J. B. Kelly won in the J. P. race with J. M. Watts being being eliminated. Buchanan polled 310 votes, Kelly, 412 and Watt polled 199. The Run-Offs The second primary, August 25, will have run-offs in the Sheriff’s race with Mrs. Smith and Y. B. Bruce competing for the votes, and in District 1, the Supervisor’s race will heve to be decided. Clower Johnson who lead the four man field, with 579 votes, 33 short of going in in the first, will oppose incumbent Roy Brown, who polled 310. Peyton Jones was third in this race with 185 and Lee Mayo 4th with 146. In Dist. 2, incumbent Ray Camp bell lead the ticket with 496 votes and will have to oppose “Pole” Howard in the second. Howard got 349 votes and the third man, Grady Ellis had 234. W. W. Salley, incumbent Sup ervisor in District 5, came within 12 votes of going in on the first, polling 258 votes. He will face Ray Melton who polled 128. J. W. Cun ningham got 101 votes and D. E. Richels polled 50. Barnett Favorite Holmes couny voters chose Ross Barnett their favorite in the Governor’s race, giving him 1, 433 votes to second choice Carroll Gartin with 1178 votes! Charles Sullivan received 917 and Mason got 14. In the Lt. Gov. race, Paul John son led the ticket with 1532 votes with second man Brown Williams geting 1353. Hawkins was third with 530 and Bucklew trailed with 133. For a complete unofficial tabu lation on all county and state can didaes please refer to chart else where in this paper. Miss Clarebelle Rhvne Hostess to Monday Night Bridge Club Miss Clarabelle Rhyne enter tained members of the Monday Night Bridge Club in her home this week. t Mrs. Hubert Britt won high [ score and Mrs. Harry Stewart ) won at bingo. [ The living room was decorated with a beautiful arrangement of ' petunias. Potato chips and Cokes were , served during tl i games. A des i sert course of lime sherbet and ’ cake was served at the conclusion of the evening’s entertainment.