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the Jim Teen Center--2-X: 8-11:45 can subpoena witnesses to testify I before the end of Ihe week. 24-Hour Watch Placed On Birmingham Churches BIRMINRHAM, Ala. (UPI) A 24-hour watch was posted on churches in Birmingham's Negro community Saturday to minimize chances of another bombing Sunday while the churches are jammed with worshipeprs. The move was announced by Rev. A. D. King, pastor of Ihe First Baptist Church, and brother of inlcgration leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A. D. King said :he guards would remain on duty hroughout the weekend. Friday Ihe federal investigators disclosed thai the bomb that killed four young Negro girls at Ihe 16th Street Baptist Church last Sunday had been planted underneath a set of stairs, apparently in advance of the services. Guards will make a final check of the building before church hours Sunday. The congregation of the bombed- out 16th Street Baptist Church will meet in a public auditorium in the Negro section. Investigation of the bombing still is in progress, and additionally, officials fear the physical structure of Ihe church may have been weakened by Ihe blast. Separate funeral services are scheduled Sunday for two Negro youths killed in the racial violence which followed last Sunday's bombing. Johnnie Robinson, 16, was shot by a policeman during a rock throwing incident and Virgil Ware 13, was shot in the face and while riding on a bicycle with brother, James, 16. Two white youths, Larry Joe Sims and Michael Lee Farley, both 16, were charged with murder in connection with Ware's death. Coroner J. 0. Butler said he would ask for a grand jury investigation into Robinson's death. He said his preliminary investigation showed Ihe youth died from a sholgun blast fired by policeman Jack Piirkcr and t h a t sonic mony showed "Parker fired while performing his dulics as n policeman for the cily."

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  1. Kingsport Times-News,
  2. 22 Sep 1963, Sun,
  3. Page 24

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