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Page 8, The Daily tlcportcr. Monday, April 4, JflOfV South Ponders Boycott Threat By THE ASSOCIATED TRESS Merchants moved switly today to counteract a threatened boycott by integration-seeking Negroes in one Texas city while a proposal for the mass withdrawal of stu- ctentl at a Louisiana university ap- peared to be losing ground. At Greensboro, N.C., where si down demonstrations began Fob 1, a Negro leader said student have set their elders an example He urged adults to stop "sittin on the sidelines wringing you $1000 OR LESS BY PHONE 1. PAY BILLS 2. BUY BARGAINS 3. REDUCE PAYMENTS 4. OWE ONE PLACE We like to finance folks who know how to do well with extra spring cash . , , $100 . . . $300 . . . $500 . . . $800. ''hands." Merchants at Marshall,, Tex., called ft meeting Tuesday night to talk about "the situation that confronts us." One unidentified mer* chant said the possibility of an economic boycott against Negroes might be discussed. Negroes last week , threatened boycott of local stores after more BEXLEY Tonite-Tues. 7-9 MINIMS OF INTENSE SUSPENSE! METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYEIWt,' An ANDREW «fid VIRGINIA STONE Production 'THE IASTVOYAGE In MEIROCOLOR • ilorrlng mm-mawm WHOMONO TAMMY MARWUCH Tonife-Wed, 7-9 No Children's Tickets Sold for This Movie! than 70 were arrested for'Integra, tion demonstrations, lunch coun ter sit-ins, and picketing. AH have been released on bond. Courthouse Square , Merchants admitted their business was off sharply Saturday. Marshall is a city of about 30,000 that takes pride in its old South traditions. At Baton Rouge, La.f J. J. Hedgemon, dean of registration at all-Negro'S o u t h e r n University said less than 200 students had left. The registration office was opened Sunday to permit withdrawals. Student leaders originally asked the entire student body of about 5,000 to withdraw because of the arrest of nine students in connection with _sit-in demonstrations protesting segregated lunch counters. Thurgood Marshall, chief attorney of the National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People, told 1,000 Negroes attending a meeting at Bennett College in Greensboro, N.C., that "the world will never condone oppression of minorities." He said business firms catering to the general public are not private property. If the owners maintain they are private, the Negro should "make it private,. Close it up," he said. Students representing 17 colleges and universities in seven states recommended a South-wide organization for promoting the sit- in movement arid urged extended picketing and boycotting. They were attending a college workshop at interracial Highlander Folk School at Monteagle, Tenn. QUICK CRACKDOWN! CLBVELAiND (AP) — John L. Kocevar took over Friday as liquor enforcement officer in charge of the Cleveland district. In

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  1. The Daily Reporter,
  2. 04 Apr 1960, Mon,
  3. Page 8

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