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29 LEGAL NOTICES 23 advertisement -for bids Notice is hereby given lhat bids will be received by the Trustees ot Or ange Lake School lor complete instal lation of gas heating system and other supplies and equipment up to Saturday. June 7. 1947, at 9 A. At. Yours truly. HENRY STORK, Chairman i Board of Turstees Orange Lake School 4t 5-16, 23. J50. 6-6 __ NOTICE Notice is hereby given that propos als wilt be received on heating and cooling oi the Escatawpa school au ditorium; for a water tank and other equipment in accordance with plans and specifications on file with L. C. Gordon. Principal. ESCATAWPA CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL TRUSTEES L J EASLEY. CHAIRMAN 4t 6-6, 13, 20. 27 _ _ NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION ON ELECTRIC FRANCHISE, CITY OF PASCAGOULA. MISSISSIPPI Notice is hereoy given to the quali fied electors ot the City of Pasca goula. Mississippi, that a special elec tion shall be held in the City of Pas cagoula, on Tuesday, the first day ot July, 1947, on the following propo sition: PROPOSITION Do you approve or disapprove the action of tne Mayor and Board of Councilmen ol the City of Pascagoula. Mississippi, in adorning an ordinance entitled, AN ORDINANCE GRANTING an electric franchise to MISSISSIPPI POWER COMPANY. ITS SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, IN THE CITY OF PASCAGOULA, MISSISSIP PI." whereby an electric franchise was gi anted to Mississippi Power Com pany, its successors and assigns, as per the terms of said ordinance which was passed by the Mayor and Board ol Councilmen on Friday the 3utn day of May, 1947, and which said ordi nance reads as follows; ORDINANCE NO. 9, 1947 AN ORDINANCE GRANTING AN ELECTRIC FRAN CHISE TO MISSISSIPPI POWER COMPANY, ITS SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, IN THE CITY OE PASCA GOULA, MISSISSIPPI BE IT ORDAINED, by the Board of Mayor and Councilman of the City of Pascagoula. Mississippi: SECTION 1. In consideration of the beneiits that will accruo to tne City of Pascagoula, ami the inhabitants thereof, and of the payment by the Grantee to the City of a sum of mon ey equal to two per centum (2T) per year of the total revenue of the Gran tee from the sale of electric energy, ex cepting therefrom sales for resale and tales in interchange of energy with < iners, within 'he corporate limits of the Cily. or the sum of two hunt): ed dollars ($2001 per year, whichever is me greater, puyab.e quai telly on or before thirty days following me close of each calendar quarter during such period as the Grantee operates in said City, but not to exceed twenty-five (25) years from the effective date of this or dinance. Mississippi Power Company, its successors and assigns, herein lt ferred to as the Grant??, is hereby given and vested with tlie right, au thority. easement, privilege and fran chise to construct, erect, suspend, install, renew, repair, maintain, oper ate and conduct in the City a plant or plants and system for the manufac ture. distribution and transmission of electric energy for all ) urposae whatsoever. SECTION 2 The Grantee is hereby further given and vested with the right, authority, easement, privilege and* franchise to construct, erect, sus pend install, renew, repair, maintain, operate and conduct in the City a sys tem of poles, towers, conduits, cables, conductors, transforming stations, fit tings and all appliances or appurte nances necessary or desirable to the transmission, distribution, or sale of electric energy lor all purposes what soever In. over, under, along, upon and across all streets, avenues, alleys, ■ways, bridges, and public places in the City as they now exist or may hereafter be laid out or extended, to gether with tlie further right, privi lege and franchise to construct, erect, suspend, install, renew, repair, main tain and operate sucli poles, towers, conduits, cables, wires, conductors, transforming stations, fittings and all appliances and appurtenances neces sary or desirable to the transmis sion within, into, through, over and beyond the City and furnishing, sup plying and distributing to the City and to the inhabitants and corpora tions both within and beyond the lim its thereof, electric energy for lighting, heating, power and all other purposes for which electric energy may he used now or hereafter, and for the purpose of extending its lines and furnishing electric energy beyond the limits of the City SECTION 3. The poles, towers, con duits. cables, conductors, transform ing stations, fittings, appliances and appurtenances shall be so constructed as not unreasonably to interfere with the proper use of the streets, avenues, alleys ways, bridges and public places in tlie City and shall be maintained all ill a reasonably good condition and repair. SECTION 4. Whenever the Grantee shall cause any opening or alteration to be made in any of the streets, ave nues. alleys, ways, bridges or public places of the City for the purpose of installing, maintaining. * operating, or repairing any poles, towers, con duits. cables and other appliances, the work shall he completed within a reasonable time and the Grantee shall upon the completion of such work restore such portion streets, avenues, alleys, ways, bridges or other public places to as good con dition as it was before the opening or alteration was so made. SECTION 5. The Grantee shall hold the Citv harmless from any and all liability or damages resulting from the negligence of the Grantee in the con struction. maintenance or operation of its poles, towers, conduits, wires, ca bles and other appliances. SECTION C The Grantee may. from time to time, declare, make and en force reasonable rules and regula tions as conditions for the sale and distribution bv it of electric energy to any persons, firm or corporation. SECTION 7 In the event the supply of electric energy should be inter rupted or fail by reason of accident or otherwise beyond the control of the Grantee, the Grantee shall restore the service within a reasonable time and such interruption shall not con stitute a breach of this franchise, nor thall the Grantee be liable for damages bv reason of such interruption or failure ; .. . SECTION 8 Wherever in this ordi nance either the Citv or the Grantee is named or referred to, it shall be deemed to include the respective suc cessor successors or assigns of either, and all rights, privileges and obliga tions herein conferred shall bind and inure to the benefit of such successor, successors or assigns of the City or of the Grantee . , , . SECTION 9 This franchise is m lieu of a franchise granted bv the City of Pascagoula, to Mississippi Power Company, its successors and assigns, by ordinance dated the 6 dav of October 192*1. recorded in Minute Book 12. Paeeg 16-21. inc.. and Ordinance Book 3 Page** 197-199. inc.. of the City, now held and owned bv the Grantee Which upon the effective da»e of this ordi nance. bv mutual consent of the par tie** thereto shall he no longer in force and effect. Thi** franchise is in addition to and supplemental to anv rnd all such right** as the Grantee mav have by virtue of the orovtsions of anv section of the Mississiopi Code of 1042 and its acceptance and exercise bv the Grantee shall never be construed as a waive** nor abandonment of nor as a limitation upon the rights now vested in or being exercised by the Grantee under any statute of the State of Mis ai««ioDi . ._ SECTION 10. Th right# heraby 29 LEGAL NOTICES 29 granted shall become effective upon the passage of this ordinance and con tinue for a period of twenty-five <25) years thereafter SECTION 11.-V any clause, provision or section of this ordinance is illegal, j or is not embraced within the title ! hereof, or is not cognate to the sub ject expressed in the title, the re maining provisions hereof shall not be thereby affected but shall have full force and operation SECTION 12. The Grantee shall pay the City the cost of publishing this or dinance according to law and also the cost of holding an election lor the approval or disapproval, by the quali fied electors of the City, of tlus ordi nance. Section 13. This ordinance shall not become effective until it is duly passed by the Council, published as re quired by law' and approved by a ma jority vote of qualified electors voting theieon as rt.qu.red by Section 3b0j oi the Mississippi Code of 1942. The within and foregoing ordinance was reduced to wilting, introduced in the form in which it is hereby finally adopted by the Council, read by the Clerk at a regular meeting of the Council and thereafter remained on file with the Clerk for public inspec tion for at least two weeks before the final passage thereof and was read and considered by sections at a public meeting of the Council and upon mo tion of Mr. Beckham, duly seconded by Mr. DeJean, that it be adopted, a final yea and nay vote was taken which resulted as follows: Voting Yea: Watts. Beckham. DeJean. Voting Nay: None. Whereupon, it was declared adopted Approved this the 30 day of May, A 11 IQ4 7 J. R. WATTS. Mayor, V. P. Do JEAN, Clerk (SEAL) A TTrCT- • V. P. DeJEAN, Clerk. • STATE OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY OF JACKSON CITY OF PASCAGOULA I, V P. DeJean. Clerk of the City of Pascagoula, Mississippi, do hereby cer tify that the within and foregoing pages are a true and correct cepy of Ordinance No. 9-1947, which Ordinance was duly and regularly adopted by the Board of Mayor and Counciimen of the City of Pascagoula, Mississippi, at a regular meeting of the Board held on Friday, May 30, 1947, as the same appears on the minutes of said meet ing in my custody. Given under my hand and seal of office, this the 30 dav of May, 1947. (SEAL) V. P. DeJEAN. Clerk. City of Pascagoula. Said election will be held at the usual voting places in all precincts of the City. Said polbng places will be open from the hour of seven o’clock A. M. until the hour of six o’clock P. M. on said day. All qualified electors may vote at said election Said special election will be held pursuant to a resolution of the Mayor and Board of Councilmen of the City of Pascagoula, adopted on the 30th day of May, 1947. calling a special elec tion for the approval or disapproval of a majority of the qualified elec tors of the City of Pascagoula. Mis sissippi, of the action of the Mayor and Board of Councilmen in adopting and approving an ordinance entitled. "AN ODINANCE GRANTING AN ELEC TRIC FRANCHISE TO MISSISSIPPI POWER COMPANY. ITS SUCCESS ORS AND ASSIGNS, IN THE CITY OF PASCAGOULA. MISSISSIPPI ’ Done by order of the Mayor and Board of Councilmen, this the 30th day of Mav. A. D. 1947. V P. DeJEAN, CLERK. City of Pascagoula. Mississippi. (Signed) EASTON KING (SignedI J N. COWART (Signed) C. W SMITH Election Commissioners. 4t 6-6. 13. 20. 27 _ ORDINANCE NO. 9 1947 An Ordinance authorizing the leasing ol certain property belonging to the City of Pascagoula, under the Ju risdiction of The Pascagoula Port Commission to Elmer Joseph Grant Fust No. 3373, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and ratifying and approving a lease contract heretofore entered into by and between the Pascagoula Port Commission and* the Trustees of the Elmer Joseph Grant Post No. 3373. Veterans of Foreign Wars. Whereas the City of Pascagoula owns the fee title to certain real property hereinafter more fully des cribed, ' which property at the pres ent time is under the jurisdiction and control of the Pascagoula Port Com mission for operating purposes, and Whereas the Pascagoula Port Com mission lias determined and adjudicat ed that said property is not required for port purposes at the present time, and that for the preservation, main tenance and upkeep of said property and the building thereon that it would be advantageous and desira ble to lease said property to the trus tees of the Elmer Joseph Grant Post No. 3373, Veterans of Foreign Wars, for certain considerations fully set out in said lease, and Whereas the Pascagoula Port Com mission on the 21st day of April. 1947 acting bv and through H. H. Colie. President of said Commission and Easton King. Secretary of said Commission, entered into a certain lease contract for and on behalf of said Pascagoula Port Commission with certain named trustees of the Elmer Joseph Grant Post No. 3373, Veterans or Foreign Wars, and said lease con tract has been submitted by the Pas cagoula Port Commission and the named Post of the Veterans of For eign Wars lor the approval and rati fication of' the Mayor and Board of Councilmen of the pty of Pascagoula, Whereas the Board of Mayor and Councilmen of the City of Pascagoula doth find, determine, and adjudicate that the property described in said lease is not required at the present time for port, city, or any other gov ernmental purpose, and that It weuld be to the best advantage of the City of Pascagoula and the Port of Pas cagoula for said lease contract to be executed, and to be approved, rati fied, and confirmed by the Board of Mayor and Councilmen of the City of Pascagoula, now then _ SECTION 1. BE IT ORDAINED by the Board of Mayor and Councilmen of the Citv of Pascagoula that the lease contract entered into by and be tween the Pascagoula Port Commis sion and the therein named trustees of the Elmer Joseph Grant Post No 3373. Veterans of Foreign Wars on April 21. 1947 be. and the same is htrtbv approved, ratified, and con firmed bv the City of Pascagoula, said lease contract being in words and fig ures as follows, to-wit: STATE OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY OF JACKSON . . . LEASE 1 This lease made this the 21st day of April. 1947. by and between the Pascagoula Port Commission, or ganized and existing under the laws of the State of Mississippi, and par ticularly Sections 7546 to 7557 of the Mississippi Code of 1942. whose Com missioners are H. H. Coile. Easton King W R Guest. Sr., E H. Bacot, and James E. Velclch. and who, by reso lution duly adoDted and entered on their minutes, have authorized the execution of this lease by H H. Colie and Easton King. President and Sec retary of said commission respectively, for and on behalf of the Pascagoula Port Commission, hereinafter called the Commission and B F Gorman, Arnold Stone and William F Hall, Trustees for Elmer Joseph Grant Post No 3373. Veterans of Foreign Wars and or their successors in office, here inafter referred to as the Veterans of (Foreign Wars, wltnesseth that 2 The Commission hereby leases ana lata to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, for • term of five years from the 29 LEGAL NOTICES 29 date hereof, property in the City of Pascagoula. Mussissippi known and described as that certain building Dealing street number 23s Frederic Street, and premises adjacent thereto, :a«u premises being more particular* | ly described as follows, to-wit: Starling at tne intersection of the i north margin ol Weal Convent Ave , Hue anu me west margin ol South t red eric Street, whicu is also me point of beginning anu running north iJ uegiees east along the weot mar gin oi South Frederic Street a distance oi log, 3 feet, tnence North d de grees west a distance or 238 feet, mence Ijouth 13 degrees West i dis tance oi 163 feet to the nortli margin or West- Convent Avenue and thence South 62 degrees isast a distance ol <:*u teet aiong tne north margin ot West Convent Avenue to the point oi ueginnmg. 3. ine consideration of this lease ia the agreement ol tne Veterans oi Foi eign wars to expend the sum ol at least l wo Thousand Four Hundred t$2.400.0(h Dollars tor alterations to me interior ot the buildfng. and tor tne upkeep, repair, improvement and maintenance oi the piemises Alter ations hereby expressly authorised in clude me rearranging oi tne present looms inside said bunding, tne re i louring of rooms wltera the same may be necessary, the repainting of the litter lot oi me building tne • iaiglng ot the building anu the im provement oi the grounds adjacent i thereto. The Commission iias agietd ; lo lepaint ihe exterior of tne bu:ld | mg. to repair tlie front poich and loot, and to screen the building, where necessary. The Veterans ol Foreign Wars shall file with the Commission receipted bills for any work done oy mem. 4 The pririaiy object of this lease is to preserve the leased premises in good condition, and to afford a meet ing place, information center, and recreational facilities, available for the veterans of tha City of Pasca goula and Jackson County, Missis sippi, and while this lease is be tween the Comimss.on and timer Jo seph Grant Post No. 3313 Veterans ot Foreign Wars it is agreed that oth er'than at closed or ritual meetings of the Veterans of f oreign Wars- tnat tile facilities hereby leased will be made available to all veterans, irrespective of their affiliation with any recog nized veterans organisation. It is agreed by and between the parties that a club may be maintained in conjunction with the facilities hereby leased for the exclusive use of vet erans or authorized guests, and that such club will be operated in strict conformance with the rules aid regu lations of the Police Authorities of Pascagoula, Mississippi, anrl the Sher iff of Jackson County, Mississippi. 5. The Veterans of Foreign Wars covenant and agree that they will take proper care of the leased premises and return the building on said prem ises on the expiration of this lease to the Commission in us good condition as the same now exists, ordinary wear and tear and damage due to fire, storm, or other act of God or nature excepted. During the term ol this lease the Veterans of Foreign Wars shall pay all water, electric light or power, telephone, gas, sewerage, or otiier public utiility charges furn ished to the leased premises, and hold the Commission free and harmless from any liability therefpr. 8. This lease shall not be assigned by the Veterans of Foreign Wars with out the written consent for the same ueing first had and obtained in writing from the Commission This clause shall not be construed to pro hibit the Veteians of Foreign Wars from inviting the American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, or any other nationally recognized veterans organization from participating in joint l use of the premises. The premises i are not required at the present time for port purposes or for any gov ; ernmental function of the Commission or the City of Pascagoula 7. The Veterans of Foreign Wars may extend this lease, on the expiration date hereof for an additional term of five years, on the same conditions and terms as herein set out. 8 Inasmuch as the legal title of the premises herein leased, is vested in tlie City of Pascagoula, although said property is under the jurisdiction of the Commission, the Veterans of Foreign Wars are authorized to submit this lease to the municipal authorities of the City of Pascagoula for their rati fication and approval and so that the same may be embodied in an ordinance in tne manner provided by law. 9. It is further agreed by the par ties hereto that if the premises here in leased are hereinafter required by the Commission for Port purposes, ihat the Commission may cancel this lease at' any time during its term, or extended term, on ninety days writ ten notice to the Veterans of Foreign Wars. However, in such event it is agreed that the Commission, prior to the cancellation of said lease, will re fund to the Veterans of Foreign Wars all sums spent by the Veterans of Foreign Wars for the repair, upkeep alteration, maintenance and Improve ment of the leased premises as dis closed by bills filed with the Com mission and as reflected by the rec ords kept by the Veterans of Foreign Wars in an amount not expeeding $2, 100.00. subject however to a deduction ol $20 00 per month for each and every month that the Veterans of Foreign Wars shall have been in possession and occupancy of the leased premises, which deducted amount shall be cred ited as rental for the use and occu pancy of the premises by the Vet erans of Foreign Wars. WITNESS the signatures of the Pres dent and Secretary of the Pasca goula Port Commission acting for and n behalf of the said Commission, and he named trustees of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, acting for and in be half of Elmer Joseph Grant Post Mo. 3373 PASCAGOULA PORT COMMISSION BY ,slH. H. COLLE, President -I EASTON KING, Secretary BY si B F GORMAN si ARNOLD W STONE s) WILLIAM F. HALL TRUSTEES _ SECTION 2 BE IT FURTHER OR DAINED that said ordinance shall at published as required by law and -ecorded in the Ordinance Book of .he City of Pascagoula The above and foregoing ordinance having been introduced in writing n the above form on a regular meet ng of the Board of Mayor and Coun rilmen held on Friday, the 9th day of May. A. D. 1947. and having been read oy the clerk at said meeting, and hav ng thereafter remained on file with the City Clerk for public inspection for mote than two weeks prior to this meeting, the same was again re :ead. considered, and adopted para graph by paragraph, section by sec ion arid then as a whole on this the to day of Mav. A D 1947 at a regu lar meeting of the Board of Mayor and Councilmen qf the City of Pascagou la on motion made by Councilman Beckham, duly seconded and carried bv the following vote: / SEAL) Watts—Yea Beckham—Yea DeJean—Yea _ ' Signed) J R WATTS, Mayor. City of Pascagoula. Attest iSigned) V P DeJean. Clerk. CERTIFICATE I. V P DeJean, Clerk of the City of Pascagoula do hereby certify that the above and foregoing ordinance was dulv and legally adopted by the Board of Mavor and Councilmen of the Citv of Pascagoula at a regular meeting of said Board of Mayor and Councilmen held on May 30 A D 1947. and that said ordinance has been dulv recorded in the Ordinance Book of *he City of Pascagoula as required by lew WITNESS my hand and the official N. 0. Symphony Orchestra To Play Here Next Fall Selection of five outstanding artistic programs for presentation in Pascagoula during the 1947 48 season was announced by En tertainment Incorporated, fol lowing a series of meetings of the members this week at which new directors were chosen, officers elected, and committees named to select a program and invite new members. The high'ight of the season will be a concert by the New Orleans Symphony Orches tra,. Mrs. Thompson of Moss Point, chosen president, announced the concerts this fall and winter would be the best so far present ed, and expressed the opinion that the fourth year of operation would bring increased support and appreciation from music lov I ers and all citizens who are in I terested in the cultural entertain ■ ment advancement of the coun ty. With Mrs. Roy G. Wingfield as chairman of a large group of earnest and active workers, soli citations for memberships will be gin at once and continue through | June 20. when it is expected that I the maximum number will be ob tained. Varied Program The opening concert will fea ture the New Orleans Symphony Orchestra, composed of 79 mu sicians, who will appear at the Pascagoula high school Sunday afternoon, November 2. This will be followed later in the month bv Dr. Kurt von Schuschnigg, the former chancellor of Aus tria, who will lecture on the problems of Central Europe, which was the hotbed of unrest and terror during two world wars, Freda Draper, contralto, whose voice is praised for its “delicious velvetv richness,” will come in January after her en gagement with the Chicago Opera Company, and Frederic Balazs, violinist, featured soloist with the New York City Symphony Or chestra, will play in February. The last number will bring Henry L. Scott, hilarious virtu oso of the piano, in one of the most brilliantly classical explo sive piano performances known to the concert stage. This is the pianist who was featured in Life and Time magazines as a new sensation in entertainment. Jackson County Shrine Club Has Banquet-Dance On Saturday evening, May 31, the Jackson County Shrine Club enjoyed a banquet and dance at the 12th street auditorium which was' attended by approximately 200 members and guests. The banquet table decorations were particularly beautiful and had been arranged by members of the newly organized auxili ary to the club. Following the playing of the National anthem by Everette Stone’s orchestra, which also in terspered the program with semi classical and popular music. The Master of Ceremonies, O. E. Ward opened the program after which the invocation was voiced by J. R. Mullins. Followed a period of music, Mr. Ward introduced Ben jamin Frank Hadnot of Ocean Springs, who gave a short talk. SECOND SUNDAY SINGING CONVENTION The singing convention which is held every second Sunday at the Eat) Moss Point Holiness Church, Stauter and Bay Street, will take place Sunday, June 8 from 2 to 4 p. m. The chairman, Leroy Wain wright will be in charge of the meeting. 29 LEGAL NOTICES 29 seal of the City of Pascagoula, this the 30 day of May, A, D. 1947 (SEAL) __V. P DeJEAN, Clerk NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Sealed bids will be received by the Highway Commission, at Jackson Mississippi, until 10:00 o'clock A M Tuesday, June 24. 1947 and shortly thereafter publicly opened for Con struction of Grading. Drainage Struc tures and Bridges on 1,460 Miles of the Fontalnebieau - George County Line in Jackson County known as Federal Aid Secondary Project No. S-106 (1) The award, if made, will be made to the lowest qualified bidder on the basis of the published quanti ties. In the event contract unit prices indicate a total cost as planned in the excess of the allotment to the project, the length of the project will be shortened to keep the cost of the work within the funds avail able. Contract Time: 100 Working Days The attention of bidders is directed to the Special Provisions governing selection and employment of labor The minimum wage paid to labor employed on this contract per hour shall be: Skilled Labor. 75 cents: Un skilled Labor. 40 cents; and Inter mediate Grades. 50 cents Plans and Specifications are on file in this office. Proposals may be secured upon payment of (5.00 which will not be refunded Certified check or bid bond for five per cent (5'S) of bid payable to STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, must ac company each proposal. Bidders are hereby notified that any nroposal accompanied by letters quali fying in any manner the condition under which the proposal is tendered will be considered an irregular bid, and such proposals will not be con sidered in making the award WALTER SPIVA, DIRECTOR It M. 6-13, 6-60 20 Beauties Will Seek Title Of Miss Moss Point A group of about twenty beau ties from Moss Point, Escatawpa and Kreole, each sponsored by a local business firm, are expected to compete for the title of "Miss Moss Point" at the bathing beau ty contest to be held Wednes day, June 11, at 4 p. m. at the Moss Point pool. Judgings will be made on a basis of “Poise, Personality and Pulchritude.” and In addition to the bathing revue the committee plans to stage an exhibition of swimming and diving The winner of ttie title of “Miss Moss Point" will be eligible to compete for the title "Miss Mis sissippi Gulf Coast” in the Gulf -oast Revue at the pool July 15 at 8 p. m. Plans for the Pascagoula elim ination contest to select an en trant for this revue will be an nounced later. A bathing revue will be stag! d June 7 in connection with a polit ical rally at Gautier, at which “Miss Gautier” will be chosen. This elimination contest is being sponsored by the Woman’s Home Demonstration Club, and the win ner will be entitled to enter the Gulf Coast Revue. Kendricks... (Continued Prom Page One) partment, where I have worked for five and one-half years. I now live near Gulfport in the Orange Grove community. I am a member of the Board of School Trustees, and superinton dent of the local Sunday School. 1 am married and have two daughters, ages 17 and 19. I am studying law by corres pondence from LaSalle Extension University. I will support in every way the following: 1. —School Legislation: (a.) Teacher Tenure Service Act to give security to the teach ing profession. (b) A minimum salary of $2. 400.00 for a college graduate or the equivalent. (c.) Revise laws governing 16th Section Lands. (d) Revision of Teachers Retire ment Act to 50 per cent of sal ary received 10 years average just prior to retirement. 2. —Labor Legislation: (a.) To uphold the right to col lective bargaining. (b.) A just and equitable work man’s compensation law. 3. —The creation of a Marine Research Laboratory and revis ion of laws governing the fish, shrimp and oyster* industry. 4. —Improvement of the Coast Harbors. 5—Establishment of an oil re finery on the Mississippi Gulf Coast with harbor facilities. 6. —Better hospitalization facili ties for the needy. 7. —Closer co-operation with the farmers, city and state em ployees. 8. —Bring to the level of other states the amount paid through public welfare to the aged and dependent. 9. —Creation of a State Ser vice Men’s Agency to aid and assist in the readjustment and reestablishment of our boys, by helping to relocate them through an advisory agency. 10. —Creation of a court of do mestic relations. When you go to the polls con sider my training and the things for which I stand. Sincerely yours, DREWEY J. KENDRICK. Rape Case... (Continued From Page One) fered herself if the man would not kill the couole, to which the mdn (purportedly replied ‘Tot not going to kill you.” The defense said the testimony of the girl’s escort relative to the assailant’s height would not apply to Brumfield; however no plea of mistaken identity was elaborated. Strong Defense Brumfield was represented by the firm of C. S. Mitchell and J. T. Hill, who were not hired by the defendant but appointed by Judge L. C. Corban to de fend him. All four attorneys, for defense and state, made final pleas to the jury. Strong pleas were made by Mr. Mitchell and District Attorney Maples, the for mer emphasizing that the jury men must search their conscience as to whether they desired the state to take a life on the basis of the evidence that had been of fered; the latter contending that the evidence proved the man's guilt and justified execution, and that this also was equally a matter of conscience. Judge Corbaif told the jury it could find the accused “guilty as charged,” which would carry the death penalty; or "guilty David; Pascagoula Schools, Mr. T. R. Wells; Anola Club, Mrs. A F. Dantzier; Moss Point, Mrs. L. K. McIntosh; Escatawpa, fllrs. C. L. Nelson, Gautier, Mr. Verne Barnes; Lucedale, Mrs. O. Z South. $ I Squirrel Season Opening Delayed; Sixty Days Set Mississippi's open season on squirrels has been reduced from 90 to 60 days this year, and will open on October 15 instead of October 1, the State Game and Fish Corhmission announced Wed nesday, following an open meet ing of sportmen in Jackson on Tuesday. The fight to shorten the season and delay the opening was Ud at the meeting by A M. Pelham, president of the Jackron County Hunting and Fishing Association, in an effort to replenish the sup ply of squirrels, which are de creasing at an alarming rate. The October 15 opening date represented a compromise be tween North and South Missis sippi sportsmen, the former re questing an October 1st opening and the latter asking that the season open on November 1st. The season will continue through December 15. The commission also announc ed that the quail bag limit will be reduced this yeur from 10 to 8 birds but did not announce a def inite opening date. At Tuesday's meeting in the War Memorial Building in Jack son, Director K. M. Freeman stated that surveys in his de partment showed that both quail and squirrels were rapidly decreasing in the state. Turkeys are on the increase, since the closed season has gone into ef fect, and deer are on the increase he said. He pointed out, however, that the state could support, 100, 000 deer, and that there are only an estimated 25,000 in the state. The Jackson meeting was also attended by A. J. Franklin, treasurer of the county sports men’s group, and Nolle T. Roberts. Wm. E. Neel. 79. Dies In Home Of Daughter. Mrs. Lyons William Eugene Neel, 79, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Chester Lyons, in Moss Point on Saturday at 5 a. m. Mr. Neel had been an invalid for several years. He was a native of Selma, Ala., but had made his home with his daughter in recent years. A prayer service was conduct ed by the Rev. N. U. Boone in the Fails funeral chapel Sunday morning at 9:30 a. m. and the body taken to Hattiesburg for funeral services and burial in the Roseland Cemetery. Pall bearers were M. R. Car penter, Jr. of Memphis, James F. Harvey of Pascagoula, Claude Passeau of Lueedale, Malcolm and Reams Galbrenth and Ed win Rawls of Hattiesburg. Mr. Neel is survived bv two daughters, Mrs. Chester Lyons I of Moss Point and Mrs. M. R. Carpenter of Marietta, Ohio, and two sons, Jfcme.s R. Neel of Los Angeles and William E. Neal of Brookhaven; seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He is also survived by a sister, Mrs. J. T. Dickerson of Hattiesburg. -4 Kreole Methodists To Begin Revival Sunday Morning Revival Services at the Kreole Methodist Church will begin on Sundav, June 8, and continue through Sunday, June 15, with two services daily, the Rev. E. W. Scott, pastor, announced this week. Dr. Ben L. Sutherland, Super intendent of the Hattiesburg District and outstanding minis ter, will be guest speaker at the services. The Sundav services will be at 11:00 and 7:30 o’clock and the morning weekday services at 9:00 o’clock, Rev. Scott said. Lo ral song leaders N. C. Suddith, Donald Coleman and Gilbert Lander will be in charge of the singing. with life imprisonment;” or “guilty,” but unable to agree as to penalty,” in which case the court would fix the penalty as life imprisonment; or "innocent." The jury returned a unanimous verdict of guilty with life im prisonment as the penalty. Defense council's plea for change of venue had previously been denied by the court. FPHA Sale. . . (Continued From Page One) chaser. The negotiations with FHA will also hold up the final sale of the Negro Gulfdale units, Mr. Hanson said. The sale price of. these units was announced last week as ranging from $2250 to $2,400. Occupants have indie it ed a desire to purchase the large, majority of the units, a poll of tenants showed. Mr. Hundley also said that ap praisals of the Jitney-Jungle building on Market street, and the Marine Cafeteria and theater on Lincoln avenue are in pro cess of completion, and the buildings will be put up for sale shortly. ._.... i Hundred Dancers Appear In Revue Wednesday Night I A galaxy of costumed children pirouetted, tapped arid did ac- J robaties before esvi ral hundred j spectators Wednesday night; when Mrs. Elizabeth Pollard Hoff- j man presented nearly 100 of her j pupils in the Dance Revue of 194i; at the 12th Street Communit® Building. The program was opened with a ballet number in which girls from two to twelve represented flowers, carrying out the theme in tarleton ballet dresses of pastel shades. Interpretive dancing fol lowed after which pupils did dances of other lunds—Dutch. Japanese, Polish, gypsy and South American. The military motif was carried out in a group of tap dances. A novelty number was a "Circus Barade” complete with trainer and children dressed as different animals and a baton twirkr as an added feature. The finale was furnished by the dancing of the Virginia Reel and the minuet while Katherine Wright sang "Alice Blue Gown.” Mrs. T. N. Tucker played ac companiment for the dancers. Foreign Business Is Your Business, Rotarians Told . "Foreign Business Is Your Bus iness," Most; Point Rotarians were told yesterday by A. S. Bmeggemann, vice president in charge of foreign trade of the First National Bank in Moble. The world looks to the United States, more than ever before, for leadership in the field, he said, and pointed out that an expended foreign trade is absolutely es sential in a program of full em ployment for our war geared economy. “It is part of the lives of all of us today,” he said. Mr. Brueggemann was intro duced by Jack Turner, chairman of the Internationa! Relations Committee of the club, who pointed out that international tride bears a very important rela tionship to foreign relations. Ten per cent of the nations to tal production goes to foreign trade at this time, he said, but the percentage must increase to keep full employment and our present high standard of livng in this country. Edward A Khayat presided and the club accepted the resigna tion of Cliff Price. Circuit Judge Is Kiwanis Club tuc iii* i('i, opcunti oi A imr day's meeting of the Pascagoula Kiwanis Club at the Country Club. He was introduced by C. M. Dossett, who presided in the ab sence of President Thomas E. Stout and Vice President W. R. Guest, Jr. Judge Corban spoke on the ju dicial system of this country and outlined the court system from the lowest through the highest court. He said the country needs a ; tighter judicial system to prevent inexperienced and unqualified persons from obtaining offices. Allan C. Richards was welcom ed into the club as a new mem ber. Earliest American railroads* were built of wooden rails cap-! ped with a thin surface of iron. | "" ANNOUNCEMENT . . . SUMMER DANCING CLASSES Now Being Organized in All Types of Dancing REGISTRATION FRIDAY AFTERNOON JUNE 13. From 3 to 4 p. m., at 12th Street Community Building ELIZABETH P. HOFFMAN, Inst. PHONE 1139-J ^ - - -- " . v Correct Vision Mf Makes reading more pleasant, To be sure of correct glasses have a complete visual analysis y^ made today. \ Broken lenses duplicated and repaired. One Day service DR. M. H. JACOBS Otometric Eye Specialist Wigging Building Phone 11 V- ✓ * i Legion Juniors Meet Biloxi Nine This Afternoon Undefeated in three starts, the American Legion Junior base ball team tangles her this af ternoon with the Biloxi Junior Legionaires. Game time is at 4:00 o'clock. The team is virtually the same as the one that represented Le gion Post 160 last year, when they were tunrers up for the district championship. Pete Sch neider is coaching the nine and hopes for a good season. The team is composed mainly of high school players as follows: Catchers—Bobby Hamilton and Jack Wooten; Pitchers, Jamas Knight and Don Graham; Infield ers—Sam Leslie, Levon Ezell, Frank Branch, Raymond Price, and Howard Wade; Outfielders —Sidney King, Paul Ryan, Ken neth Peden, Jerry Purdy, Pow ell Meeks, and Hal Lee. Series Of Services To Begin June 15 In Escatawpa Church High Priest William Joseph Breshers, recently named presi dent of the Gulf States District of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, will begin a series of services at the » Escatawpa Church on Sunday, June 15. Services will be held each even ing at 7:30 and will continue through June 25. The public is cordially invited to attend. HAMILTON-BARTLETT Mrs. L. E. Hamilton announce* the marriage of her daughter, Nina, to Mr. Maness Bartlett, formerly of Tupelo but for the past five years a resident of Pas cagoula. The wedding took place in Lucedule, May 1. Mrs. Bartlett served for over a year and a half as lieutenant in the U. S. Army Nursing Corps during the war. At present she is on the staff of the Jackson Coun ty hospital. BOYD-PIGFORD NUPTIALS Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Boyd of 1321 14th street, formerly of New ton, but for the past five year* residents of Pascagoula, announce the marriage of their eldest daughter, Louise to Mr. Jeff Pig ford of Meridian, Miss. Mrs. Pigford who is a graduate of the Pascagoula high school, has been a student nurse at Rush’s Infirmary at Meridian for the past 20 months. They will reside in Meridian. MISS PITTMAN WEDS The First Methodist church of Biloxi was the setting May 31, for the wedding of Miss Mar jorie Eloise Pittman, only daugh> ter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest J Pittman of Pascagoula, and Jess* Edward, son of Mr. and Mrs. W, E. Edward of Salis, Miss. The bride was lovely in a white silk crepe dress with which she wore a corsage of pink car nations. ELKINS STORY TROTH ANNOUNCED Mr. ond Mrs. Joe Elkins of Moss Point announce the engage ment and approaching marriage of their daughter, Olive, to Mr. Francis Story, son of Mrs. Jana Story. GROUP OF GRADUATES VISIT COAST RESORT A group of eight graduates of the 1947 class at Our Lady of Victories school of Pascagoula enjoyed an evening at the Plaza at Biloxi as part of the com mencement festivties.