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Delta Democrat-Times (Newspaper) - May 12, 1974, Greenville, MississippiMid Delta obituaries mrs. Nell p. Eckles mrs. Nell Parsons Eckles 85, of 804 Arnold ave., died Early saturday at general Hospital after a lengthy illness. J graveside services will beat 11 a m monday at the new Cleveland cemetery at Cleveland. Rev. Barry Landrum of the Greenville first Baptist Church and Rev. James Hurt of Immanuel Baptist Church of Cleveland will officiate. National funeral Home of Greenville has charge. Mrs. Eco pcs was the widow of . Eckles who was superintendent of education in Bolivar county for 16 years. Mrs. Eckles was born at Gallman miss. Or. And mrs. Eckles came to Cleveland in 1910 to teach at the Bolivar county agricultural school which is now Delta state University. They were married in the old Hill demonstration school. The Eckless helped build churches and schools in the Community. Or. Eckles died in 19-19. Mrs. Eckles had been a Greenville resident for 14 years. V she is survived by three daughters Mary Royce Eckles and mrs. John Teunisson both of Greenville and Brooksie Erskine of Charlotte . A brother Wilbur Parsons of California two Sisters mrs. Madie Martin and mrs. Elizabeth Gammill both of Jackson two grandchildren and two great grandchildren. William b. Landrum William Baxter Landrum g5 building inspector for the City of Greenville died Friday at general Hospital after an illness. Or. Landrum resided at 070 Mccorkle Circle services will be it 3 . Sunday at the National funeral Home Chapel. Rev. . Bishop and Rev. Harvey sea sly will of icicle. Burial will be in Greenlawn memorial gardens. Born at Mccool miss., or Landrum was a Greenville resident for 27 years. He had been employed by the City for 20 years. He was a member of Trinity United methodist Church the american legion the vow and the Loyal order of the Moose. He was a world War 11 Veteran. He is survived by his wife mrs Ouida Moore Landrum of Greenville a son William Micheal Landrum of Baton Rouge la. A daughter mrs Ann Landrum Cummins of Jackson a brother Elmer v. Landrum of Glade water Tex. Two Sisters mrs. Al Stephens of Atlanta ga., and mrs Lucille Thornton of Benton and two grandchildren. George Walker or. Leland George Graham Walker or. 75 retired planter died in a Memphis Hospital e Saturn after a Short illness. Services will be held at 2 p. M. Today from Boone funeral Chapel in Leland with burial to follow in the Leland Stoneville cemetery or Walker the son of the late Ben Walker or. And mrs. Ada Renfro Walker prominent Pioneer planters of Washington county was born in West i out and moved to Tribbett in 1919 he attended Mississippi a m College now Mississippi state University where he was a member Meta group to meet on merger he returned to Tribbett where he Farmed with his parents except for a Brief period of Ime when no engaged m farming near Arcola he retired in 1964 and was living in Memphis. He was a methodist survivors include three sons g g Waker or. Of Memphis Timothy Walke r and John a brother Ben Walker or. Of Tribbett a sister mrs. Sue w. Stock of and four grandchildren memorial gift Brandt staff photo by bin Rose troop president Virginia Whitworth who died of Sere Mentory the failed the by l a gun loft s pres Eilt for the presentation were from left standing past president Clyde Secretary treasurer Debbie flan mock reports Are denied Berlin .1. _ the nation action against plants possible new York estimated 200 million pounds of etl f into the was 1 Ake action Vinyl Chloride is the Basic ingredient of Vinyl plastics an there is new a Valence the released in Vinyl manufacturing processes May cause non malignant liver disease among plastic worker be in Tbs speaking at a two Day conference on the problem Ompha sued a report after report that there is no Way to Tell exposure to Low concentrations of Vinyl Chloride can be dangerous child struck by Auto the incident occurred about 3 j5 ., he said. Greenville Man charged is careless and reckless r said l charge of Mozee of 909 c the store had whether ced open a Beer Boycott group plans meeting final meeting is tuesday the parcel teacher student association of Weston tenth Grade will have its final meeting in the Library tuesday at 7-30 guest speaker will be or. Howard l. Runyan head of the department of guidance at Delta state University. He will give a talk on the theme parents and teachers As helpers new techniques and refreshments will be served and All Weston parents and students Are invited to attend. 2 sunday May 12, 1974 Delta Greenville miss lit run in met said saturday he is no plaster Saint but he denied that indiscretions known to an alleged East German spy caused him to resign As West German Chancellor in his first Public appearance since he quit late monday Brandt blamed Erich Honecker first Secretary of the East German. Communist party for pointing a spy in his office. But he said this must not Block an improvement in East West relations. Relaxed by a standing ovation at a social democratic meeting Brandt called reports of indiscretions evil slanders spread poisonous Cooks forces Are at work that want to destroy me and hit my policy and he told a Friendly partisan crowd of at the palais am Funk urm ballroom. The poisonous Cooks soon will be exposed and it woul be Wise not to eat their fare. I am no plaster Saint and never claimed to be free human frailties this was known even in my Berlin Days. But 1 win not avow reprehensible methods to get the better of me methods with which certain opponents wish to ruin in a departure from his prepared speech Brandt linked the alleged Eastern agent with East German communist Leader Honecker. Honecker May be Able to help statements issued on h Dale race Holm Dale the Winner of last week s special election Here issued a statement Friday thanking his supporters while his Black opponent decried the Lack of Black participation in the balloting. Jimmy Ramsey a White accountant who has been serving As Deputy clerk won the City clerk s Seal in the special election to choose a successor retiring clerk Raymond Booth Ramsey picked up 486 of 870 votes cast easily defeating Black Independent Johnny b. Atkins 264 votes and mrs. Joann Shewach Boykin a White teachers aide Friday Ramsey said he was very Happy with the outcome of the election and issued a statement of thanks to All my supporters who worked so hard. Atkins conceded that the election was probably the fairest Ever held but added that he lost primarily because the Black people just did t come out and support me Atkins said he Felt that Only 35 to 40 per cent of eligible Black voters voted while about 85 to 90 per cent of the registered Whites voted. Atkins said he Felt he got support from a coalition of Blacks and Whites and that Blacks apparently stayed Home election Day tuesday because they Felt they were obligated to the present he said Blacks acted like they were scared to come out of their houses and Don t like what the present administration is doing but they Are afraid to speak Ramsey said he did t know Why the Black turnout appeared less than in recent elections. Mrs. Boykin could not be contacted by press time. Bring about the downfall of a Federal Chancellor bul he will not be allowed to cause tension in the heart of Brandt said. No enmity no matter where it comes from can shake my firm belief that our nation Only can win by decreasing East West tension. An agent in the Chancellor s office must not be a pretext for our opposition or for intrigues in East. Herlin to break agreements or to torpedo the policy of lessening for the Campaign against Brandt agitators attacked both Eastern in West Germany him. He accused West German opponents of starting an evil Campaign of slander. It has climbed to the Point perhaps "this1" is not even the Peak has climbed to the unbelievable and laughable claim that for private reasons i exerted influence on the use of Public he said. This was an apparent reference to reports his government allegedly paid hush Money to suppress tile memoirs of a female communist spy in love with him in the Early 1950 s. Jackson the Mississippi teachers association Meta Delegate Assembly will meet Here later this month to review the whole Issue of a merger with the Mississippi education association Meta president Authur b. Peyton of Greenville said the Meta Board of directors voted Friday night to authorize him to Call a meeting of the Delegate Assembly to consider the merger. The meeting is tentatively set for May 25 in Jackson Peyton said. Meta and Mea Are the state s two major teacher organizations. Meta is predominantly Black while Mea is mostly White. Last week Peyton and Mea president Joe Talley of Haleigh issued v. A joint statement calling for the appointment of necessary joint committees to Start work on the merger. Peyton said saturday thai if the 1 Delegate Assembly approves the merger appointment of a joint committee would probably be the next step. In Lale March the two groups held separate Spring meetings but disagreed on the merger Issue. The Mea had adopted a plan to unite the organizations but the Mea plan was criticized by Peyton. His my opinion thai before we step Forward we should go Back and Jock at the whole Peyton said. That s what we plan to do he said saturday. The Long standing merger dispute has been marked with differences Over a formula arrangement sought by the Meta to ensure fair representation in governing the proposed new organization. Peyton said during the Spring meeting that his group wanted 38.5 per cent representation Assurance Btl that the Mea would not agree to the figure. The Meta s membership is about and the Mea s m61l i neighbor. Come visit our new place. Wash c downtown Greenville i i am Greenville savings loan association

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