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quintuplets with and a -- Wo- Gov. of al h a d arid what in Negroes Hit Wallace For Fatal Blast Prolesl March On Slate iCapiiol Sei In Bombing Wake BIRMINGHAM, Ala. AP-Bn mingham Negroes incensed over the bombing deaths of four of their children plan to march on Montgomery to lay directly Gov. George C. Wallace their ing that he is to blame for the slayings. At their first gathering since Sunday morning dynamite blast, an estimated 1,200 Negroes took a unanimous standing vote Mon day night to endorse a march the slate house. March Date Not Fixed The vole came alter three in tcgration leaders called for non- violence and accused Wallace of causing the racial tension that .0 the dynamiting of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church. No date for the march was set. An afternoon funeral service Carol Robertson, 14, one of the four girls killed by the blast, scheduled at St. John's African Methodist Episcopal church. The Rev. Fred ShutUesworth :old the ,rally that mass services :or the other three victims will be held Wednesday afternoon at he Sixth Avenue South Baptist Dhurch--where the- rally was ie!d. The three were Denise Nair, li,' and Addie Mae Collins and Cynthia Wesley, both 14. Negro leaders:here-and around the nation called for use of 'ederal power in Birmingham,, a government source in Washing- ton said there was no legal 0 put additional troops in the now. There are 300 federalized National Guardsmen on alert 1 ere. While Youths Arrested Sheriff Melvin Bailey said two vhite teen-agers were arrested an open charge in the slaying one of two Negro boys shot to death a few hours after the mite blast. City police said the other vas killed when they fired buck shot at fleeing Negroes after a incident. In Washington, President Ken nedy expressed "a deep sense ol outrage and grief" over the ng and called on all Americans o put aside prejudices and to unite in working for justice and peace. "Words and actions" of Wallace and the segregation, system caused the Sunday deaths, Dr Hartin Luther King Jr. said at he rally. ·He said Wallace "had allowed himself to defy the law of the and and to deal with Negro zens in Alabama as if they ive in the state." The governor declined comment :n the proposed march on the late capitol and on King's accu- ation. He had said earlier he plored the bombing and hoped )erpetrators would be caught. They have not been caught. Neither have the persons who staged 21 other bombings in the past eight years.

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  1. Cumberland Evening Times,
  2. 17 Sep 1963, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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