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1 - · :; ;. MFBIAgehts Join (Continued from Page 1) the old brick church. One, Syn- worst racial holocaust the nation has ever' seen." ' - " ; '. The executive secretary ,'of the LUG UlU Ui LV.ZV L.11U1 t , U N./ni-'t "J ·· I fj(* CACtUl* V C- J^^i^fcWA J , \n. UKI thia Wesley, 14, was hit by the National Association for the Ad- , , full force of the blast and could be identified only by clothing and a ring. The olhers were Carol Robert- son and Addie Mae Collins, 14, i and Denice McNair, 11. Kven as officers were roping off a two-block area around-the church -- Ihe starting place for many of the desegregalion dem- onslralions earlier this year--civ- ic and church leaders were cry- ing for peace and nonviolence. But there was no peace. Two white youths fatally -shot a 13- year-old -Negro boy, policemen shot to death a 16-year-old Negro and two white men were wounded by Negroes, one in a robbery at- tempt. Police for hours investigating reports of rock throwing, outbreaks. were kept on the run fires and other The state troopers came in, (he FBI launched its probe and U.S. Atty. Gen. Robert F. Kennedy sent three lop aides, Burke Mar- shall, Joseph Dolan and John Nolan. "Unless some .immediate steps are .taken by the federal govern- ment to restore a sense of confi- dence in the protection of life, ,- , , · , ,, · No harmful drugs. Send postal to Bell-ins,' limb and property...we shall see orangeburg, N. Y., for liberal fru umplt. in Birmingham and Alabama the) vancement of Colored, People, Roy Wilkins, wired the President from New York that unless the federal government offers more than "picayune and piecemeal aid against this type-of bestiality," Negroes will "employ such meth- ods as» our desperation may idic- iate in defense of the lives of our people." Bomb blasts aren't new to Bir- mingham Negroes, but bomb deaths are. · Twenty-two times in the past eight years, explosions have been directed at Negroes here. Sun- day's was the first one that killed. In none of the blasts has there been a connviction. . ·Police estimaled that 10 sticks of dynamite went into the bomb, apparently placed in a stairwell about four feet below ground lev- el outside the building. Dynamite is not unfamiliar in Birmingham, a mining town. Sleep Like Log Stop Stomach Gas in 5 Minutes or your 35£ back at drugjist. Tiki Bill-jns tablets with hot water at bid timt, find In bed until eyes shut. Bell-ins tablets rillivi stomach gas due to excess stomach add.

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  1. Cumberland Evening Times,
  2. 16 Sep 1963, Mon,
  3. Page 2

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