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Biloxi Daily Herald (Newspaper) - September 2, 1973, Biloxi, Mississippi Page a.2 the daily Herald Biloxi Gulf Oft. Miss., sunday. September 2, v no the i in Rill expected on democratic factions Xiv yell it a Ivyl Clax by Hank Klibanoff heard testimony last april opinion then submit it to key Lars walked out of the tion of the Loy Zebulon v. Beck Zebulon v. Beck. 72. Of 606 East Howard. Biloxi died Friday at Howard memorial Hospital. Or. Beck retired from Southern Bell Telephone company was born in Winni Bow. . On sept. 14, 1900. The funeral will be held 11 . Monday from the Church of redeemer in Biloxi with the Rev. Olin g. Bacall Rector officiating at the service. Interment will be in Biloxi cemetery. Friends May Call after 6 sunday at Bradford okeefe funeral Home in Biloxi. Or. Beck a 32nd degree and Shriner had been a Biloxi resident for 13 years. His family prefers contributions be made to memorial fund at Church of redeemer in lieu of Floral offerings. He is survived by his widow mrs. Anna Beck one son z. V. Beckjr. Of Miami. F la. One sister mrs. Mattie Hinson of Marietta a. And three b. Harris John Benjamin Harris. 77, retired business manager for the labourer s local 1112, Pascagoula died at . Friday at singing River Hospital in i Asra Goula \ or. was born in Abbeville. Miss., on aug. 4. In and moved to Pascagoula from Marion Coli qty. Miss., in 1947. He resided at 1810 Convent st. And was a member of the Jackson Avenue Baptist Church. He was a world War ii Veteran. Survivors incl Cje his wife mrs. John b. Ledna Harris of Pascagoula four sons Murrel and Ralph w. Of Pascagoula. John v. Of new Orleans a and Joe of Las vegas Nev. Two daughters. Mrs. James c Ikrath Lenni Mon chief and mrs. Jack t. Icon inner Miller both of Pascagoula two Sisters. Mrs Butler summer of Columbia. Miss., and mrs. . Morris of Bogalusa. La. One brother . Harris of Bogalusa 12 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. A visitation was held saturday at o Bryant Okeife funeral Home and funeral services were scheduled for 3 . San Day from o Bryant-0 Cefe funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Paul Kirk pastor of Jackson Avenue Baptist Church officiating. Burial was scheduled for Jackson county memorial v. Breland Durwood Vollen Breland 54, 803 Oakwood dr., Moss Point died at 1045 . P riday at Biloxi veterans administration Hospital where he had been a patient for three Days. Born in Wiggins on Jian. 1, 1919, he was a member of the manna landmark Baptist Church in Pascagoula and served in the . Marine corps during world War ii. He had been a Jackson county resident since 1965. Survivors Are his wife. Mrs Esta Lott Breland Pascagoula two daughters. Mrs. Donald Kirby Mchenry of Moss Point and mrs. Bert Linda Dale of Denham Springs la. A son Tyrone Breland of Moss Point his Mother mrs. Viola Breland of Moss Point and six grandchildren. A visitation was held saturday night at o Bryant okeefe funeral Home in Pascagoula and funeral services were scheduled for sunday at 12 15 . From o Bryant okeefe Chapel with Rev. . Kenkins officiating. Burial will be in Ebeneezer Baptist Church Ceme a him 11 Prev. Lester Clayton the Rev. Lester Clayton 56, father of mrs. Ceo la Hughes of 4602 North Carolina st. Gulfport died Friday in Hattiesburg at his Home. A Baptist minister since 1969, Rev. Clayton was assistant pastor of mtg Riding Star Baptist Church in Hattiesburg. He was born sept. 17. 1917, in Paulding miss., and spent most of his life in Hattiesburg. At one time he was employed with the Holloway Mayflower company in Gulfport. Other survivors include his widow mrs. Alice Lee Clayton one other daughter mrs. Veola Dorsey of san Antonio Tex. Two sons Lester Claytonjr. And Thomas Clayton both of Gulfport one brother. Horace Clayton of Paulding and 12 grandchildren. The funeral will be held 2 . Wednesday in Hattiesburg from the morning Star Church. Interment will be in Bay Springs. Miss. Cemetery. The Bay Springs funeral Home is in charge of . Drusilla evens mrs. Drusilla Evans 60, a resident of 1020 Woodward ave Gulfport died unexpectedly Friday morning at her residence. A native of woo Market she had been a Gulfport resident for 34 years. She is survived by her husband Kirvy Evans two Sisters mrs. Marie Walls and mrs. Beulah Mae Battiest and a brother Harvey Anderson All of Gulfport. The Wake service will be held from 8 to 10 . Sunday at Lockett s mortuary in Gulfport. The funeral service will be held from the Little Rock Baptist Church at 2 . Monday with the Rev. P Amous Mciihaney pay Tor officiating. Interment will to in Monroe memorial Piirak in k the daily Herald it by Imit Dail it a i m new kept it Fri it a it i it Kalib wished week la in Biloxi 1884. Daily. 18�. Eslit blushed in Gulfport m 1909subscription rates a fictive february 1, 1970, mail rates 1 month $2 60, 3 Mon vhf $7� 6 Morilli in Ito i Vimr w1 20 Over sods other stun Apo and Apo number $2 60 month plus postage As. Determined by Post office single copies mailed 20 single copy by counter sales and or rack sales 10 sunday 20 Home delivery by i Arner and to or Raite i Quot week 60 Wak. $7 80 26 weeks. $l.i60 s2 weeks $j1 20 change of address notices and f 0 form 3.i79 shall be sent to p 0 Box 4567 Biloxi , is Quot a second class postage paid at Biloxi John l. Wright the funeral service for John l. 1 Jack Wright 61, who died Friday afternoon at the Biloxi veterans administration Hospital following a lengthy illness will be held at 2 . Sunday from Lang funeral Home Chapel in Gulfport with chaplain pail t. Fry Biloxi a Center officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen cemetery. Or. Wright was associated with his father at Wright s body shop in Gulfport for Over 30 years prior to his illness. He was a member of the protestant Faith. He was a world War ii Veteran serving with the army in the Pacific theater. He is survived by one John l. Wrightjr. His parents Charles l. And mrs. Grace Fillingham Wright and two Brothers Charles l. Wrightjr. And George l. Wright All of Gulfport. Another brother. Ford s. Wright preceded him in death. He was born in Rochester . May 21, 1912, and resided in Gulfport 50 years. Visitation was held saturday night at the funeral sue colons miss sue Collins. 79, a resident of 1850 father Ryan ave., Biloxi. Died at 12 30 . Saturday at Baptist Hospital in new Orleans. A retired registered nurse she was born in new Orleans and lived most of her life in Biloxi. She was a member of the Church of the nativity the Pilot club and the american anaesthetist association. Miss Collins graduated from hotel Dieu Hospital in new Orleans As a registered nurse in 1919 and received her Anaesthesiology degree from Charity Hospital there in 1935. She was the nursing supervisor at Biloxi Hospital from 1933 to 1940 and was later in charge of the tru Deau Bolton clinic until her retirement in 1963. Survivors include three Sisters. Mrs Paul e. Burns. Mrs. Anna Caillavet and mrs. Leonard Sims and a brother John t. Col i Lins All of Biloxi. Friends May Call at Bradford okeefe funeral Home in Biloxi after 7 . Sunday where a Rosary will be recited at 8 . The funeral service will be held from the funeral Home Chapel at 9 15 . Monday followed by a 10 . Mass at the Church of the nativity. Burial a try a a John Wooldridge John Wooldridge. A resident of Baton Rouge. La., died there saturday morning. Among his survivors Are his wife mrs. Peggy Welch Wooldridge formerly of Biloxi. And two daughters Jane and Elaine Wooldridge. The funeral will be held at 11 . Monday in Baton l. Edv Ards Bui Albert Leroy Edwards. 35. Died at 2 10 . Friday at Keesler Force base medical Center in Biloxi where he had been a patient since aug. 6, 1973. A resident of 3904 Ponde Rosa or. Gulfport. He was a Baptist and a member of the american legion. He was born nov. 17, 1938, in Cheyenne Wyo. He is survived by his wife mrs. Ann Edwards a son. Dana Edwards a daughter. Melody Ann Edwards All of Gulfport and his Mother. Mrs. . Skinn of Cheyenne. Friends May Call at Ric Mann funeral Home in Gulfport from 6 to 10 . Sunday. Funeral arrangements Are some people on the Gulf coast Are raising their own mosquitoes unawares. Acting director Cary Crosby of the Mosquito control commission said. Crosby said his office has been receiving some complaints about the Small Black aedes a Egypt Mosquito which hatches Only in artificial water containers. He said investigation of each complaint revealed the pests were originating on the premises in Flower pots old tires cans bottles and a 55-gallon drum All containing water. He said the aedes a Egypt never flies More than a few Hundred feet from the Breeding source and is very easily controlled. If residents do not allow containers holding water to remain in the area. He urges everyone to Check their premises and remove such containers or arrange them so they cannot collect any water. The pests Are very persistent and annoying Crosby said and have been known to carry yellow fever. However the director said there has been no known Case of yellow fever in the . For years. The aedes a Egypt lays its eggs just above the water line. With addition of More water usually rain the eggs Hatch. However even without a rain the eggs remain viable for by Hank Klibanoff daily Herald Capitol Bureau Jackson. Miss. Barring unforeseen complications a three judge Federal appeals court will probably Rule within the next month on the Complex series of suits and counter suits filed by the two quarrelling factions of the state s democratic party the daily Herald has Learned. The ., fifth circuit heard testimony last april in the continuing dispute Between the regulars who Are recognized As the Quot Legal official democratic party Quot of the state and the loyalists who Are recognized by the National democratic party As the state s representative organization. A source close to the Case indicated the files Are now in the hands of Federal panel member judge John c. Godbold of Montgomery court of appeals panel who will write the panel s second suspect sought in murder opinion then submit it to the other two judges prob ably within the next month. The panel is apparently still wrestling with the question of whether the Federal courts have jurisdiction in the Battle. Since the april hearing the panel has submitted two supplementary questions to both sides one of which related to the jurisdictional dispute a loyalist attorney said Friday. The feud Between the regulars now led by gov. Bill Waller and the civil rights oriented loyalists has been brewing since 1964 when the All White re Lars walked out of the National party convention after refusing to take party loyalty oaths. Since that time the National party has seated the loyalists instead of the regulars at National conventions. In june 1972, however . District judge Dan k. Russelljr. Ruled in Biloxi the regulars Are the Quot Legal official democratic party of the state of a month later however he ruled he could not enjoin the loyalists from attending the National convention because Selec tion of the loyalists was a party matter the regulars Are asking for a re affirmation of the 1950 state Law which established the regulars at the state level and for a future injunction against the loyalists attending conventions As the state party. The loyalists Are asking for a declaration that the statute is unconstitutional and for the exclusive or joint right to use the state party Label. Joining judge Godbold on the panel Are judges Elbert Tuttle of Atlanta and Lewis r. Morgan of Newman. A. Sheriff Sylvan Ladner said officers in two states searched saturday for a second Man wanted in the shooting death of a Pear Lington grocery. Ladner said Albert Thomas jr., 21. Of Slidell. La., had been arrested at Slidell on fugitive charges and was held without Bond for his office. Quot if he does not waive extradition by tuesday Quot Ladner said Quot we will Start proceedings to have him released to the grocer 62-Ycar-old Forrest. Summers was killed Friday while three women customers watched Ladner said. The sheriff said a search was under Way in this area and Southeast Louisiana for Bernard Quot Wildman Quot Curry 24. Of Slidell. Curry was being sought deputies said because a witness told them he recognized Quot Wildman Quot running from the Summers grocery on Friday morning. A masked Man entered the store while Summers the owner was talking on the Telephone the women told authorities. They said Summers Hung up As instructed by the Holdup Man and started walking toward him when the intruder shot. The Bullet entered Sun mers and severed an artery before entering his body. Officers said a companion of the masked Man apparently waited outside in the getaway car which had a Louisiana License far data from National weather service 70 Noaa. . Dept. Of Commerce forecast to a figures show High temperatures Epe it tec for polytime sunday vol Tod Fraccio Tolien not Indicott do co Suir local for rat Gulfport Ian suffers head lacerations a 50-year-old Gulfport Man received head lacerations in a two car collision about 6 . Friday at the police get Call on Accident an unidentified person notified Biloxi Ponce Friday night of an automobile train Accident at the Porter Avenue crossing. Police said saturday the witness said a 1973 yellow Pontiac hit the Quot train backed up and left the scene. The individual driving the car made no report to police who were notified of the incident about 8 45 n m intersection of Railroad Street and Thornton Avenue in Gulfport. Investigating pins. Jack Woodcock and David to Masovsky identified the victim As Oscar l. Van court of 707 Tennessee st. He was taken to Gulfport memorial Hospital by Lang ambulance treated for head lacerations and released. Officers said Vancourt was driving East on Railroad Street when his car was involved in a collision with another vehicle going North on Thornton Avenue driven by Ralph h. Case jr., 54, of 419 sin Lewood or. Gulfport showers Are due sunday Over most of Florida and Georgia in a wide area from the Western lakes through Northern Texas and in Eastern Utah and nearby states. It will be generally Cool in the West and warm in the South and East. A wire Hoto Mao Burns victims join Kin at Galveston Hospital Jim Buck Ross addresses citizens Counci. Jackson. Miss. Apr commissioner of agriculture Jim Buck Ross called saturday for a return to self Reliance and Independence and a Quot cessation of government meddling in the affairs of private Ross in remarks pre Pard for the final session of the annual leadership conference of the segregation citizens Council of America said such objectives were necessary to enable the next generation to retain freedom.14 accidents logged by police fourteen minor accidents were investigated by Biloxi police during a 24-hour period by saturday morning. By the afternoon at least a dozen Quot fender benders Quot had occurred on City streets. Only one person identified As Taylorsville Resi Dent Verna Agee reportedly received an injury from accidents during the week end period up to saturday afternoon. However police said the individual who complained of a Back injury was not hospitalized. Harry Hatlestad of 882 Forrest ave. Reported to police a half tank of Gas was taken from his automobile at his residence two members of a Saucier fax tidily seriously burned in a fire at their residence on Short Cut Road off state Highway 67 on aug. 21, were transferred from Gulfport memorial Hospital Friday to special Burn centers in Galveston Tex. Flown to Galveston Friday were mrs. Arlene Holland 24, and her three year old daughter Angela. Mrs. Myrtle Bon mrs. Holland s Mother said mrs. Holland was admitted to the Galveston Burn Institute and Angela was admitted to the John Sealy Hospital there. Two other members of the family were admitted to Galveston Burn hospitals immediately following the Blaze at their Home. They Are a. J. Holland presently an out patient at the John Sealy Hospital and six year old Yolanda Holland confined in critical condition at Galveston Burn Institute. Mrs. Bond said her couple injured on 90 a Beaumont Tex., couple were injured about 2 20 . Saturday when the motorcycle they were Riding collided with a car on u. S. Highway 90 in pass Christian. Investigating pass Christian asst. Police chief a. Johnson identified the couple As Woodrow Wales 36, and his wife Nell Wales,40. They were taken to Gulfport memorial Hospital by Lang ambulance with undetermined injuries. Chief Johnson said the Wales couple was Riding in the East bound right Lane when their motorcycle collided with a car in the passing Lane driven by Richard e. Malone 51, of Chunchula Ala. Chief Johnson said the Malone car fish tailed on the wet Highway when it slowed to a Quot std another vehicle turning off the Highway near pirate s Bill Bond also injured in the Blaze is presently Recu Oer Atine at of continuing zone 1�?coahoma. A Iii Man Tallach Atchie Tunica. Zone 11�?copiah, Jeff Davis Lawrence Lincoln Marion. Pike Simpson Walthall. Zone12�?covington. A Orrest George Greene Jones Lamar Pearl River. Perry Stone Wayne. Zone 13-Hancock, Harrison Jackson. Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7 considerable cloudiness sunday with a Chance for thundershowers. Partly Cloudy sunday night and monday with a slight a Harp for thin lot cd Irma. Thundershowers for ouch monday ers. No significant temperature changes. Low sunday night near 70. High sunday and monday near 90. Winds including area lakes and reservoirs Southeast 8 to 12 Miles per hour probability of precipitation 40 per cent sunday. Zones 8,"9, 10, 11, and 12 considerable cloudiness sunday with a Chance for thundershowers. Decreasing cloudiness sunday night and monday with a slight Chance for showers monday. No significant temperature change through monday. Low Sun Ian nip it in the Low 70s. High sunday and monday near 90. Winds including area lakes and reservoirs Southeast 8 to 12 Miles per hour. Probability of pre cup station 50 per cent sunday. Zone 13 showers and thundershowers Likely sunday. A Chance for thundershowers continuing through monday. No significant temperature changes. Low sunday night in the Low 70s. High sunday and monday near 90. Winds including area lakes Southeast 8 to 12 Miles per hour. Probability of precipitation 60 per comforting feeling it s Good to know that there Are concerned dependable people available to help you and your family should death occur. It s Good to know that these people Are working 24 hours a Day seven Days a week to meet your needs during life s Saddest hour. It s also Good to know that these people offer the finest in convenient facilities and modern transportation and the most Complete funeral service available on the Mississippi Gulf coast. Riemann funeral directors Are outstanding in their profession and they show it every Day in the manner in which they completely meet each family s individual needs. Depend on Gulfport Christian a Long Beach a Bay st. 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A special Section at the Back of this guide provides a place the record Vit in family data void will want to keep this guide among your important papers As a sort of stand by famil Counselor that will answer your questions in time of need these Are not questions that May they will Anse Soop Quot a n r of 1 Ltd / k a i re this guide is about you and your family. We think every family Man should read it. Return the Coupon and Well be glad to Send you a copy this is part of a nation wide program to distribute information supplied to us by the National association r cemeteries a please Send me my free family emerge icy i guide now together with full information on i i sin Leond family estate planning. Moh to . Drawer 2215. Evergreen station j Gulfport miss. 39501 i name. . City state ii

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