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leadership." j l o gel here from West Germany.! j | _ s t j . ^ | | ' r ^ * "' 10 Negroes Convicted'--^ After Zoo 'Sit-In' By JAMES SAGGUS Today Some fishing. lax JACKSON. Miss. (AP)-City Judge James Spencer today con-i t e r d a y breach of peace charges after sit-in ..... victcd 10 Negroes cidents at the city zco. Spencer announced his verdict.repealed questions about whether and handed Ilic 10 200 lines, lhe groups would have been nr- ilLi The tional and 4-monlh terms. Jack Young.ldered to move if they had been attorney for Ilic group, said the! composed of whiles. .represented, cases would be appealed to Hinds' Ray said they were not arrested a " a "' County court and posted S:00 appeal Ixjnds thc group. because they were Negroes, but It Realise "Ihey went out to cause Police Cap!. J. L. Ray, the only j trouble." Ray denied that he witness, testified two of the group;male up his mind when he were arrested on a park bcncb'to the park to arrest them. June 9. while four were arrested J u n e 22 and four others July 5. Ray said all 10 had refused to move on as ordered b}' officcrsj and he felt Ihcir presence "under! the circumstances," would create F M.B *n' f fourth R a breach of the peace. To School RAY arrested the first two groups and officers under him the third. By G. K. HODENFIEI.I) WASHINGTON (AP)-Rcnewcd emphasis on reading, writing and '"""nctic, and a rapid spread peeled He said there were complaints " " n c c , an a rap sprea from the park and police wcre! fore ' 8n 1an S" a g e leaching, space- - creased dispatched to check on il. One. a ^ c person, Ray said, had told tjie 700 officer he would help if police! science and how-to-study That will be thc pattern in pils couldn't move .hem. Of the second group, Ray said there had been about 15 in the party and all but seven moved many public schools this fall when more than 37 million pupils re- tcrn to the classroom. A survey by the National Edu- A poor fall on. The seven were arrested, with! c a l i o n Association (NEA), re- lo identify three of the cascs being sent to juvenile court because the defendants were minors. Ray said there had been a disturbance at the drinking fountain, with one of the minors pushing a small child away from the fountain. He sairl another of the defendants was embracing one of the minor girls on a park bench and] leased today, indicate:; that grade schools and high schools from coast lo coast are adding a fourth R--"rigor"--to the curriculum. The survey doesn't necessarily indicate a (rend. Rut some of the examples cited should please even the most bitter, of those critics who call American education soft. * * * IN Davenport. Iowa, for this was "not ordinarily pcrmittedjStance, English classes for all 7th in the park." After this. Ray said, the order to move was given and the arrests made. He said eight of the 12 in the third group moved when ordered n III., t '-- ies, will and 8th graders will be extended, from 46 to 02 minutes a day. F.m-' phasis will be on spelling, read-: ing, and writing. Teachers will' have lighter classroom loads so! they can spend more time on les-j 92 High and lour did not. I son preparation, grading themes,! Young. a Jackson Negro lawyer, eic. ; cross-examined Ray briefly and! In Beverly Hills, Calif., studentsj for Loiv Hay last lure

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  1. The Delta Democrat-Times,
  2. 21 Aug 1961, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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