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 - ; Attack lit Houston, Tex. sity Negro students...
; Attack lit Houston, Tex. sity Negro students received over Texas Southern Univer- Stations: Stages ia HOUSTON. Tex. (AP) - Four masked while youths hung a Ne- sit-ins at a lv:ich counter at Hous- gro man from a tree by his heels ton in the ,.ast fe*. ! .ys. Monday night and scratched two A group of students fron- the r i c s ;,; fKKs into his chest and'all-Negro iniversity slaged their after beatinp him with chains, the Negn '.nV. police. Fellon Turner, 27. snid he freedl first sit-in Friday at a lunrli conn- ler in a supermarket. The sit-ins spread lo a dreg store S-il.mtaj land a third store Monday. Al! himself from ropo-; nround his| v . crc p cacc f u t ankles nnd wrists staggered to a, ,, ollslon schoo |, have niglmvptchrnan's 1 shack and tele- 1 istudcnts. groes. About M .ooo are Ne- . ** from ever' inches to 3 inches in length nnd went from Turner's chest to his storflach, tlic doctor said. Rope' marks were on the Negro's wrisls nnd ankles. Police said Turner told them he a:ea at 10:15 masked while youths leaped from a car and;versitv. grabbed him. fhey carried gunsj and forred hiii into Ihe back 5eatilyf|'r Dni/oH flf of a sedan. j P I I J . D U J C I I Ul Two oilier mast'ed while youlhs were in the front -seat. Turner told officers. wa i kinR ^a,. his |, orn( , in a N t cgro rcs ii en ,i a i m w j, en twc in Gagged And Be.ilen of Turner saitl he struggled lo free himself but the youths gagged him beat him to the floor with actual' McCann action. Ihe An integration suit is pending before U.S. Dis 1 . Judge Ben Con nally hut he has given ne indica ! lion when he would hand itown a decision. The sit-ins were in stores near the university on the opposite side of town from wl ere Turner was beaten. Turner, who has i 3 month-oil son, is not a sludcnt at the unt St. Louis Memphis :lelena Arkansas Vicks'xirg 'villo Natch ei Monroe · took him to a wooded area where he was tifj and hung from the tree by his hee 1 ^ he said. There they beat hiTM v.ilh chains and rope, cut off his jacket and shirt and scratched the Ks on his stomach and chest with u knife. As the white youths were leaving one of them toM Turner that if he tried to escape one of them would kill him, tlie Negro saiS. Police Lt. Brtckcr.ridgc Porler satrl Turner's wounds could have been self-inflicted. Turner, unemployed, told police Shaw Is Dead CLEVELAND -- Mrs. Beatrice Boyelt of Shaw died at 11 a. in. Mosxlay at General Hospital in jreenville following an illness of wo weeks. She was 53 years old. Funeral services will be held al 9:30 a. in. Wednesday in t h e Fletcher Fur.eral Home Chapel with the Rev. H. L. Wren of Greenville officiating. Burial will :ollow in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Grenada. She was born in Grenada and lad lived near Shaw for the past 15 years. She was a member oi the Fairview Baptist Church. In addition lo her husband. E. N. Boyetl of Shaw, s h e leaves five sons, E. N. Boyelt Jr. of Shaw, Thomas Willard Boyetl and Joe Boyell of Dallas, Texas Cincinnati Cairo 40 Little S-Stage Pool Aaron KGW vessel, 427 ami Mississippi The JAG guson Monday ook then AG is on ^lhbo^nd irK'^deJ Robert Boyelt of Big Springs that a red-haired youth in the Texas Jamra ^, M mv , sla front of the car told him Ihcy , ioned in the Armcd Services in were hired to do a job Ixwnuse of Ncwfounlibn(Ji four daughters.

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  1. The Delta Democrat-Times,
  2. 08 Mar 1960, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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