Clipped From The Amarillo Globe-Times
Assaulted 9 Arrested NEW ORLEANS (DPI) _ iree men have been arrested nd another was being sought oday in connection with an al fed assault on the self pro- aimed imperial wizard of the e\v Orleans Ku Klux Klan. Klansman H. Roswell Thomp- "Â». an arch segregationist and rennial candidate for public (ice in Louisiana, was slightly jured by Ihree brick-wielding egroes Wednesday during a arch commemorating (he rthday of Confederate Genera olwrt E. Lee. Thompson and Rene Lacoste ho claimed lo be lhe Imperia ludd of the Klan, had jus raped a Confederate Hag on ic base of a stalue of I^e 'hen the assault allegedly oc- urrcd, I.aeoslc was uninjured Thompson, Jjedecked in fu! Ian reijalia, took the brunt o lie attack and sustained bruises n the arm. Investigating officers said a ixi driver who was parked carby fired two shots inlo the Ir lo drive off the attackers. Arrested and booked with as- ault were James N. Smith iussell Wyman, both 21 and few Orleans. A third black he scene. The cab driver, Albert N. obs Sr., 55, was booked with possession and discharged of ire arms within the city limits.