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a million a year in taxes. — a of at to Racial Sit-in Campaigning Plagues South A brief scuffle between Negro demonstrators seeking access to white theaters in Nashville, Tcnn., and a group of white youths ended after several of the Negroes had been beaten and mussed up. An estimated 50 white youths shouted insults Tuesday night as the students resumed their theater stand-ins. Monday night 26 Negroes and a white coed were arrested for a similar demonstration. All were released after spending the night in jail when City Judge Andrew Doyle ruled the fire ordinance under which they had been arrested had been replaced by a new one. About 100 Negro students took part in Tuesday night's demonstration. Attacked by the white boys as they left the area, the Negroes did not retaliate although several were beaten and kicked and one had his glasses broken. Police stationed at the four down! town theaters did not witness the ! affray two blocks away and no | arrests were made. | More than GO Negro students were in jail at Sumter, S.C., today for refusing police orders to break up a mass march on the I downtown area to protest segrc- | gatir/n. j Young Negroes also went to jail i at Columbia, S.C., and Lynch- In spokesman in political The the including Belgians arms to regime need burg, Va., for counter sit-in staging lunch demonstrations. Pickets seeking entrance to white theaters at Chaltlanooga, Tenn., bore signs proclaiming, "We are misfits in a segregated society. Our color won't rub off." There were three sit-in protests in the Sumter demonstrations. Most of those arrested were pa- radcrs who refused to return to the Morris College campus. There was no immediate effort i among the Sumter Negroes to i post bonds of S100 each. > In Atlanta, the "jail, no bail" ' campaign of Negro students arrested about two weeks ago weak- of his troop In "at between ministers was It rich by authorities U.N. prevent were there the the stop force so as ; ened slightly 'when nine posted T S100 bonds on trespass charges iiii u.N. — connection with sit-ins. But 70 students chose to remain behind bars. In a federal court civil rights j trial at Opelika, Ala., a Macon I County voter registrar denied | that he knowlingly made it more i difficult for Negroes to register i than for white persons. "They all i look alike to me," said Wheeler i Dyson. the killed •*<•'•) ports

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  1. Wellsville Daily Reporter,
  2. 22 Feb 1961, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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