Negro To Join Fowler's Staff

After picketing outside of a restaurant, the owner commits to hiring a black student.

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deve- a stu- of well-be-ins in of the the Assistant; attend. the Inn yesterday per or Negro To Join Fowler's Staff An apparent lull in anti-segregation anti-segregation anti-segregation anti-segregation protests followed Monday's announcement that a local food store planned to hire a Negro as a part-time part-time part-time emplyee. Some 239 arrests have been made since demonstrations resumed resumed Dec. 13. There were no arrests Monday or Tuesday. An announcement by officials of Fowler's Food Store on West Franklin St. indicated the store would hire a Negro high school student to fill its next opening. The store had been the scene of four days of picketing last week by the local chapter of CORE who charged the store had a discriminatory hiring policy. CORE officials said the store refused to hire the Negro employees on the basis of color. Manager Vance Hogan said, -yesterday -yesterday Fowler's already had' three Negroes on the payroll in : part-time part-time part-time jobs and had no speci-1 speci-1 speci-1 f ic hiring policy. He noted that applicants for spare time jobs were usually University students students who needed extra money. A list of five Negro candidates is expected to be given to Hogan next week by H. D. Smith of Lincoln High. Trial of 36 persons involved in 56 cases stemming from racial demonstrations were transferred Tuesday to Orange County Superior Superior Court. A motion for jury trial was granted by Recorder's Court Judge William S. Stewart. Trial is expected during the Hillsboro Court's February term. The 36 were charged with ; trespassing and resisting arrest during the wave of sit-in sit-in sit-in dem onstrations since early Dec ember. Many of those arrested have been jailed several tunes Sit-in Sit-in Sit-in demonstrations have been held at Watt's Restaurant, The Pines, The Rock Pile and i Brady's in the last few days, and recent demonstrations have been marked with violence. Last week several demonstrators demonstrators were sent to Memorial Hos pital with burns from being . sprayed with ammonia, and sev eral were treated for cuts and bruises. - In another incident, a waitress at Watt's urinated on a dem onstrator.

Clipped from The Daily Tar Heel08 Jan 1964, WedPage 1

The Daily Tar Heel (Chapel Hill, North Carolina)08 Jan 1964, WedPage 1
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  • Negro To Join Fowler's Staff — After picketing outside of a restaurant, the owner commits to hiring a black student.

    talidegroot – 25 Oct 2014

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