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Florida Has First Mixing At Miami Lunch Counters MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — Ftorida'S|groups and store managements first race-mixing at lunch coun-twere reluctant to discuss the matters matters ociuircd quietly at four downtown variety stores in Miami, Miami, the state's largest city. There was no advance public notice and no reported disturb' ance as small groups of Negroes quietly took seats Monday at counters where their sit-in demonstrations demonstrations a few months ago caused furor and shutdowns. Spokesmen ror the city, Negro ter. Most of those who did asked that their names not be used. A Negro who lunched at the F.W. causing disorder. The other stores were S.. H. Kress and Walgreen's Fan-is Bryant, segregationis who as Democratic nominee is expected to become Florida's nex Woolworth store lunch counter de-| governor, commented: "The law nieri his group was acting by a concerted plan. Asked about the future, he said, "I imagine-now that some have gone, they'll go again." An executive in Grant's said 25 Negroes lunched there without Georgia Fighting Court Rule Against Tagging Of Tobacco grants to every merchant the right to serve whomever he pleas es and to refuse service to whom ever he pleases.' Gov. LeRoy Collins, who saic several months ago that he thought it morally wrong for a store to welcome Negro trade in some departments and bar it in others, scid, "I understand this developed without fanfare and that VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP)-A state lawyer was en route to Brunswick today to seek an early hearing on Federal Court order restraining Georgia from enforcing its law requiring requiring special tags on out-of-state tobacco. But xAsst. Atty. Gen. Hughes Harrison said appointments en route would determine the time he would meet with U.S. Dist. Judge over Friday's levels, the U.S. Department Department of Agriculture reported. is the way left." I think it should be Elsewhere Durham. N.C., became the seventh seventh city in that state to integrate The larger gains occurred for,lunch counters. The action came some priming and nondescript offerings. offerings. The top price reported paid by companies was $67. on a plan worked out by the mayor's committee on human relations relations which called for gradual Fairly heavy sales volume was^opening of public eating facilities recorded, and the tobacco showedjto Negroes, improvement in quality over Fri- There was no fanfare Monday day. . |as Woolworth and Kress variety Frank Scarlett, who signed the order. Harrison said he would seek an early hearing in an attempt tojange 62, up 1. settle the question as soon as pos-i Cutters—Low lemon 65, down 1; Auction bid averages per 100' stores and Walgreen's drug store pounds on representative U.S. in-'opened up lunch counters to Ne- cluded- jgroes. There were few Negro Leaf-Fair lemon 64, unchang-|P a ^ ons a . n .! no _ td j. s ?, r . d< :!; ed; low lemon 62, up 3; low or-| Blows were struck in Petersburg, Petersburg, Va., as a siege of sit-ins 'to force integration of lunch coun- sible since the sales season, which;low orange 65, down 1. opened last Thursday, proceeds inj full volume only about one month, ed; fair lemon 65, unchanged; fair The market was higher Monday orange 65, up 1; low orange 63, Georgia and Florida flue-cured j tobacco as tags distinguishing outside outside tobacco from belt-grown were removed in compliance with Scarlett's Scarlett's order. About two-thirds of the grades increased $1 to $5 per 100 pounds (ers continued. Police said John T „ , , „, , Panasuk Jr., assistant manager Lugs-Good lemon 66, unchang- of Grant - s> ; nd James A< MSay . i* tain lomnn K-» imr>noutran • foi*' „. , , 1_ , field, a Negro teacher, were charged with disorderly conduct after a brief scuffle. Negro leaders said the sit-ins would continue although 15 arrests Sunday and 25 Monday would pave the way toward a test of Virginia's stiff, new anti-trespassing anti-trespassing laws. up 1. Primings—Good lemon 65, up 2; fair lemon 61, up 1; low lemon 53, up 2; fair orange 59, up 1; low orange 48, up 1. Nondescript—Best in body 37, up 5; best light green 37, up 4.

Clipped from The High Point Enterprise02 Aug 1960, TuePage 11

The High Point Enterprise (High Point, North Carolina)02 Aug 1960, TuePage 11
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