Clipped From The High Point Enterprise
Race Melee Follows Sit-in By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A crowd of some 500 jnilled about Thursday a* white people and Negr«es threw punches in a melee that followed lunch counter demonstrations in two downtown Greenville, S.C., stores. There were no such incidents in two other South Carolina cities where anti - segregation protests were carried out by Negroes. Three white youths were arrest ed in Greenville, charged with dis orderly conduct, and released under $30 bonds. They were identi- 'ied as Bobby Sims and Dean Willis, both 17 and both Parker iigh School students, and Detmis Nevis, 26, of Travelers Rest. Nevis also was charged with carrying an illegal weapon, a cnife, and posted an additional $30 bond. The fight began after Negroes >ad staged sit-ins at the S. H. Kress store on South Main Street and the W. T. Grant store on "forth Main Street. Three young Negro men and three young Negrp women staged it-ins without incident at Wool- vorth's and Kress' in Columbia, t was the second straight day of uch demonstrations in the capital city. Seven young Negroes, believed to be college students, picketed outside the Kress store in Orangeburg for about an hour and a half.