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Biloxi Daily Herald (Newspaper) - September 13, 1966, Biloxi, Mississippi 2—The Biloxi-Gulfport Daily Herald Tuesday Afterrioon, September'13; 1968 S) e a t h sWilliam B. Knipp William Bow man Knipp, eight-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Murrel F. Knipp Jr., 4459 Kendall Circle, Gulfport, died Monday niglit at 8:15 o'clock at Memorial Hospital Where he had been a patient for eight hours. He was born April 21, 1958, in McComb and had resided in Jackson prior to moving to Gulfport a year and a half ago. The child was a member of the third grade at Bayou View Elementary School and a member of the First Presbyterian Church Of Gulfport. He is also survived by one sister Mrs. Marilyn Anderson, Gulfport- one brother, Murrel P. Knipp m, Gulfport, his grandmothers, Mrs. M. F. Knipp of Ellisville and Mrs. W. I. Bowman, Brookhaven. Friends may call at Riemann Funeral Home Chapel in Gulfport after 6 o'clock this evening. The body will be moved to the First Presbyterian Church Wednesday at 1:15 p.m. and Die funeral service will be held rît 2 o'clock with the Rev. Dr. R. L. Summers, pastor, and the Rev. B. I. Anderson, pastor of A11 a w ood Presbyterian Church, Jackson, officiating. Interment will be in Floral Hills Cemetery. Oliphant L Shaw OUphant L. Shaw, Mengé avenue, - Pass Christian, died at 8:25 o'clock this morning at Memorial Hospital in Gulfport. „ The body is at Riemann Funeral Home in Gulfport. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Mrs. Cox Rites The funeral of Mrs. Ellen Jane Cox, who was killed in an automobile accident Sunday night, will be held today at 4 p.m. from Beauvoir Methodist Church. Services will be by the Rev. Allen Winstead. The body will be sent to Mar-ion, Ind., for burial.Card Of Thanks I would like to extend our sincere appreciation to the Jesus Name Pentecostal Churches of this area, friends and neighbors. Dr. Alexander, Memorial Hospital nurses in intensive care and Bradford's Funeral Home for their kindness and many flo^ ral offerings in the recent bereavement of my husband and brother, the late Lawrence C. King. May the Lord bless all of you. Wife and Brother Mrs. Delia King, Mr. Oscar King _advbl3-ltIn Memoriam Dedeaux In Memory of MARY V. MORRIS Died Sept. 13 Tlie blow was great, the shock severe, We little thought the end was near, And only, those who have lost can tell. The pain Of partmg without farewell, More each day we miss you, mother. Friends may think the wound is healed, But they little know the sorrow That lies within our hearts concealed. Husband. Children, Grandchildren and Great Grandson advbl3-ltMrs. P. N. Blissitte Mrs. Peggy N. Blissitte, 41, Fort Rucker, Ala., died Monday at the USAF Hospital, Keesler Air Force Base. She had been transferred there as a patient on Sept, 6: for treatment of an apparent self-inflicted pistol wound oí-the head. The incident occurred Sept. 5 in the family quarters at Fort Rucker. Military authorities at Fort Rucker are investigating the case. Mrs. Blissitte was the wife of Major Jon G. Blisiitte, Fort Rucker. She is also survived by two children. Bradford-O'Keefe Fun eral Home, Biloxi. is in charge of arrangements. Burial will be ill Fort Smith, Ark.Earl A. Bond Ear! Andrew Bond was found dead at his residence in Van-cleave this morning. An inquest was schéduled at Jackson County Mortuary in Pascagoula, according to Jackson County Coroner Fred 'Diamond. Mr. Bond, a retired merchant, was former owBier of Earl's Place on Highway 90 between Gautier and Ocean Springs. He had resided in the Vancleave area for five years. Survivors include his wife Mrs. Otta Alexander Bond, Vancleave; three sons, Andrew J. Bond, StarkVille; Earl K. Bond and Cleve D. Bond, both of Gautier; three brothers, Gene Bond, Wiggins; Edgar Bond, Gulfport, and Posey Bond, Columbia; four sisters, Mrs. D. D. Green, Perkinston; Mrs. Ottis Breland, Wiggins; Mrs. James Brown, Columbia, and Mrs. Johnney Price, Mississippi City, and eight grandchildren. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Jackson County Mortuary pending the arrival of Mr. Bond's son from Stark-ville.John B. Gavosnie John B. Gavagnie, 86, died unexpectedly this morning at his home in DeLisle. He was bom Aug. 19, 1880,; in DeLisle where he had lived all of his life. ' Mr. Gavagnie was a retired commercial fisherman and during his retirement had engaged in farming. He was a member of Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Alice Sellier Gavagnie, DeLisle; one son, Willard Gavagnie, Bay St. Louis; two sisters, Mrs. Rosie Sellifer, Detroit, Mich;, and Mrs. Leona Costa, DeLisle; and three grandchildren. Friends may call at Lang Funeral Home in Gulfport after 5 p.m. on Thursday. Rosary will be recited at 7:30 o'clock Thursday evening at the chapel. The funeral will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home followed by requiem Mass at 10 o'clock in Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church of DeLisle. The rev. Owen Far-reU, M. S. SS. T., will officiate. Interment will be in DeLisle Cemetery.Chañes S. Priddy Charles S. Priddy, 77, resident of Batesville, Miss., died at 7:15 p.m. Monday at the Biloxi Veterans Administration Hospital. Mr. Priddy had been a member of the domiciliary section at the VA since December 1961. He-was transferred to the hospital last Thursday. He was a native oC Enid, Miss., and was a retired service station attendent. During World War I, he served in the U.S. Army. Mr. Priddy has no living kin. The body is being sent to Pate Funeral Home in Senato-bia, Miss., for burial in Bethel Cemetery m Tallahatchie County-Ernest- Laurent Ernest Laurent, 54, was found dead aboüt 5 a.m. Monday at his residence, 207 Short St., Moss Point. The body was transferred from Friei^ly Funeral Home in Moss Point to the Tucker Funeral Home in Bogalusa, La., for funeral services and burial. An autopsy report shows forîner Harrison County Sheriff Curtis 0. Dedeaux, 46, died of an overdose of barbiturates, Coronor Frank Hightower said today. . Dedeaux was found dead last Saturday morning on the kitchen floor of his Biloxi residence by a maid who was to clean up the house, A complete repw^ of an autopsy pertdrmed by Dr. Kenneth C. Cdffelt, pathologist at Howard Memorial Hospital in Biloxi, is not yet filed, but Coroner Hightower said Dr. Coffelt told him that Dedeaux had taken at least 12 sleeping pills. The former sheriff, who served from 1960^, had been dead about eight hours when his body was found about 10:55 a.m. Saturday, in the opinion of the pathologist, hightower said. An ii^uest jury has entered "poisoning due to overdose of barbiturates" as . the cause of death on its inquest verdict which had been left open pending the autopsy report. Jurors We Chester Cowart, C. A. Trosclair, Emile Fallo Jr., James Miketinas, Rev. G. A. Pemberton and James A. Freeman. Sheriff Edward McDonnell was bailiff. Funeral rites for Dedeaux were held Sunday afternoon.Bay St. Louis Retired Grocer Dies, Rites Set Joseph diBenedetto, 95, retired grocery store owner of Bay St. Louis, died at 4 o'clock this morning at Hanuock General Hospital in Bay St. Louis where he had been a patient since Sunday night. Mr. diBenedetto, a native of Palermo, Sicily, born on Jan. 13, 1871, was a naturalized citizen of the United States and had resided in Bay St. Louis for 60 years. He was a resident of 123 S. Beach Blvd. Mr. diBenedetto was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Society of the Immaculate Conception and Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church. His wife, Josephine Alessi diBenedetto, died in 1957. He is survived by three sons, Anthony J. diBenedetto, New Orleans; George diBenedetto, Bay St. Louis; and Joseph V. diBenedetto, Greenwood; three daughters, Mrs. Harry L. Benjamin, Bay St. Louis; Mrs. J. C. Roland Jr., New Orleans; Mrs. Paul F. Doyle Sr., Métairie; 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Friends may call at Rie-mann's Fahey-Whitfield Funeral Home in Bay St. Louis from 6:30 to 11 o'clock tonight. Recitation of the Rosary will be at 8 o'clock tonight. The funeral will be held Wednesday morning at 10:45 o'clock from the chapel foUowr ed by religious rites at II o'clock in Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. NORTH HOLLYWOOD, C^if. (AP) — Russell A. Quisenberry, 73, former publisher of ^e Valley Times, died S^day of a heart attack.Mike Cunningham Afike Cunningham died about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in ^ j^ging River Hospital at Pascagoula. ' The body is at Fails Funeral Service in Moss Point. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Mrs. Maude Tanlunson Mrs. Maude Percy Tanlunson, 89, former society editor for the Chronicle Star in Pascagoula, died at 4 a.m. Tuesday in ClarksvlUe, Tenn., where she had resided for 12 years. The body will be returned to Pascagoula and will be at Fails Funeral Service in pascagoula. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.Mrs. Addie Walker Mrs. Addie Walker, 88, died Tuesday morning at Hancock General Hospital. She resided at 514 Amelda St., Waveland, for the past 19 years, with her daughter Mrs. Harold J. Hicks. Friends may call at Rie-mann s-Fahey-Whitfield Funeral Home ra Bay St Louis after 11 ajn. Wednesday. Funeral services are scheduled at 2 p.m. Wednésday from the funeral home chapel with interment in Waveland Cemetery. Samuel L Willard Samuel L. WiUard, 16, was accidentally shot and killed Monday night at his residence, 271 Alexander Rd Long Beach. ' The son of Mr. and Mrs Banks 0. WiUard, he was born Jan. 2, 1950, in Pasadena, Tex. He had resided in Gulf-port prior to moving to Long Beach two years ago. Young Willard was a student, a member of the First Methodist Church of Long Beach, and was employed as a carrier for The Daily Herald. In addition to his parents, he is survived by one sister, Ruth, and his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Henrietta Roberts both of Long Beach. Friends may call at Riemann Funeral Home Chapel in Long Beach after 7 o'clock this evening. The body will be moved to the First Methodist Church Wednesday afternoon at 1 o'clock and the funeral service will be held at 2 o'clock with the Rev. John Ash III, pastor, officiating. Interment wiU be in Floral Hills Cemetery.GOP Saved Democrats Is Claim MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) — Republican Rep. Prentiss Walker says his party assured the seats of Mississippi's predominately Democratic congressional delegation. Walker, running against Democratic Sen. James Eastland in the Nov. 8 general electi(m, spoke at a GOP fund-raising dinner Monday night along with State Rep. L; L. McAllister, GOP candidate for Walker's 4th District seat. "The Republican Party "is re^ sponsible for seating the Mississippi delegation during the 1965 challenge by the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party", Walker said. He said only 19 House Repub-Ueans failed to vote for Missis sippi re^esentatives — Walker and four Democrats—to retaki their seats in the challenge of the predominantly Negro Freedom Democrats. He added, "Mr. Eastland ^ys that a two • party system will ruin our way of life in Mississippi B^t I am convinced that he means it will ruin his way of life. TWO-PARTY SYSTEM "We badly need a competitive two-party system in Mississippi to hold both parties in line.** On anti - poverty programs. Walker said, "When you give people something through make-work programs, why should they seriously consider constructive work? "We are creating a nation of! beggars and freeloaders through the giveaway programs of the Great Society." McAllister, who opposes Dem. ocratic State Sen. G. V. Montgomery, said Mississippi voters were concerned about "a no-win policy in Viet Nam, runaway inflation, wasteful spending, misman^ed poverty programs, high mterest rates, federal interference in local school affairs and government coddling of looters, rioters and black-power advocates. "The only way which they have to express this concern is by voting Republican in November."Release Report On Mississippi Crops JACKSON, Miss. (AP)-The Mississippi Crop and Livestock Reporting Service said today com production this year is forecast at 20.7 million bushels, or 11 per cent less than produced last year. The agency said the drop resulted from a 6 per cent decline in acreage at 5^,000 phis a 2-bushel per acre decline in yield. Other production figures released by the agency: Soybeans—Production forecast at 38.8 million bushels, up 18 per cent and yield per acre 22 bush-els, down .5 bushels from last year. Rice—Production forecast at 2.t million hundredweight, or 16 )er cent above last year, with )er acre yield set at 3,900 )ounds or up 200 pounds from ast year. Sorghum Grain — Production forecast at 420,000 bushels, up 33 per cent from last year with per acre yield unchanged at 35 bushels. Hay—Production forecast at 962,000 tons, down 2 per cent, with per acre yield forecast at 1.48 tons compared to 1.59 last year. Peach—Production forecast at 265,000 bushels, down from 285,-000 last year. Pecans — Prodacttoa forecast at 18 million pounds, up abnost S^per cent from last year. Sweet Potatoes — Production forecast at 1,280,000 hundredweight, compared with 1,275,000 last year, with per acre yield at 80 hundredweight, compared to 85 last year. Milk—Production «stbaated at 101 million pounds in August, dotini 1 per cent from a year ago, with monthly productioD per cow at 410 pounds,.op 25 from a year ago. Eggs—Production in August estimated at 209 million, up 3 per cent from a year ago, with production at 17.2 eggs per layer compared to 18.2 a year ago. SMALL CRAFT REPORT Golf winds: Port Arfiiur to Apalachicola- Variable mostly east and northeast winds 5-15 knots through We^esday. Wnds briefly hi^er in widely scattered thundershowers.Damage Over $2300 In Four Road Accidents Over $2300 damage resulted from four traffic accidents in Biloxi, police reported. Johnny Barich, 12 Bell Trailer Ct., was the driver of a 1958 Volkswagen bus that struck some shrubbery on East Beach early today and overturned. Barich told police he lost control when the right rear tire blew out. The vehicle truck some shrubbery in the yard at 421 E. Beach and shrubbery and a pahn tree in the yard at 401 E. Beach before it overturned, according to Capt. Preston Golems and Officer Frank Blackmon. They said the car was demolished. The accident happened about 12:05 a.m. A three-car collision about 4:45 p.m. at West Railroad and Fayard place involved drivers James V. Demore, 2214 Miller Ave., Betty Jean Kemp-ka, 1102 Balboa, and Anthony Farri, 3394th School Squadran, Keesler AFB. Officers Ed Rug and Tony Tai-anto said damage was about $600 to the Kempka car, $200 to the Farri auto and the rear end of the Demore car was damaged. U. S. 90 and West Fu-st was the scene of another three-car mishap Monday, about 12:30 p.m. Officer Sam Dujmov said Drivers were Ralph Story Jr., 200 Acacia, Woodrow Al-ford, 2008 Ridgeway, and Milton Toles, 1213 Woodward, Gulfport. He estunated damage at $100 to the Story car and $450 to the Alford vehicle. Drivers Mrs. Van Hardin, 1011 Bowen, Moss Point, and Frank Barras Jr., 1105 Shell St., were involved in the other collision, which happened about 1 p.m. Officer Dujmov said damage was about $75 to the Hardin auto and $200 to the Barras car. St. Augustine was the apostle to the English nation and the first Archbishop of Canterbury. BILOXI USO CLUB At a meeting Monday night, George Haithcock, director of Field Service for NCCS-USO, complimented members of the Biloxi USD Council for the excellent appearance of the Biloxi USO and the program and services being offered the armed forces. OUR CONFIDENTIAL FILES GI iOILED WASHINGTON (AP) - The Defense Department said Mon- i day Army Sqt. James Traxler i Jr., son of Mrs. Charlean Traxler, 234 Osborne, Crystal Springs Miss., had been killed in action in the Viet Nam war. YOUTHS KILLED PHILADELPHIA, Miss. (AP) —Jerry Chunn, 18, and J e r r y 1 Roy Ingram, 17, both of Phila-1 delphia, were killed Monday j when tiieir car struck a tree I near here Monday. This may be news, but we keep confidential files. They are maintained for your convenience and protection. Every pharmacist keeps a'complete record of prescriptions. A file number on a medicine container enables us to identify quickly any prescription, to teU you when it was filled and who your doctor was. Should any member of your family accidentally swallow some pills froin a long-f orgotton bottle, this i^ormation becomes e^remely vital. With it, a physician can determine imediately whether or not emergency treatment is necessary. These condifential files represent another service of your commimity pharmacist. Nearly 45 per cent of outstanding housing mortgages are financed by savings and loan associations, John E. Home, chairman. Federal Home Loan Bank Board reports. GULFPORT. UfSk DOWNTOWN t4TH ST. ft 26TH AVK. 86S.813S HARDY COURT SHOPPING CKNTER 864-1891 "DELIVekY SERVICE" COIN OPERATED DRY aEANING Is Here At GLASS QUALITY DRY CLEANING And LAUNDRY CENTER 888 East Railroad St., ton« Beadi (Next Door To The Coast Corti Service) Come In Today And Use The Most Modern Coin Operated Dry Cleaning And Laundry On The Coast. OPEN 24 HOURSHere is a number you can call with confidence The facilities of Riemann's Gulfport Funeral Home are generally considered the most distinguished anywhere along tfae Gulf Coast A spiral staircase, comfortable fumisWngs, a decor which Is both dignified and homelike, constant remodeling—all these features combine to make our establishment as gracious as the Old South ami as modem as tomorrow. RIEMANN G U L F P 0 R PASS CHRISTIAN • LONG BEACH EDGEWATER PARK BAY ST. LOUIS O nm MmML SaECTEO MOKTICUW H amruiM ~Wo«WrH« MKft Of THE «OlOEH UlE ;