Ernest Zeeck Beatrice Daily Sun 1964 11-10

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Ernest Zeeck Beatrice Daily Sun 1964 11-10 - Drew Pearson Economic heat on the Negro...
Drew Pearson Economic heat on the Negro WASHINGTON — Paul D. Wilson is one of the white men who pleaded quilty in connection connection with the bombing of various Negro homes and churches in the most terroriajd town in Mississippi, McComb* I talked with him shortly after he was given a suspended sentence. "Any statement by me would be unwise at this time," he said. Wilson was at the Illinois Central R a i !• road when I reached him, and said that his guilt in the bombings had not interfered with his employment and that life was going on about the same. Beyond saying that the situation situation in McComb was now quiet, he <i:d not want to discuss the incident. His cousin, another confessed bomber, Billy Earl Wilson, is also still employed by the Illinois Central, a railroad partially owned owned by the Harriman family of New York. Averell Averell Haiyiman, former governor of New York, is now under secretary of state. Two other bombers who got suspended sentences have been dropped by their employers. employers. Ernest Zeeck was told by Western Auto Supply that he "couldn't come back at this time, we have too many Negro customers," customers," while Murphy J. Duncan was dropped a* manager of the Firestone Tire Agency in McComb. All of this raises the question of economic pressure. This was behind the forcing of Mrs. Alyene Quin to move out of her restaurant because she was feeding Freedom Workers, an<i was probably bjhind the fact t h a t her beer license was suspended, though the official official charge was that a pint of whiskey was found on her premises. Tws-Way Ecassalf Pressure tta

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  1. Beatrice Daily Sun,
  2. 10 Nov 1964, Tue,
  3. Page 6

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