Diamond rental Linda Scott fsu

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Diamond rental Linda Scott fsu - State Unit Files Action On Rentals The State...
State Unit Files Action On Rentals The State Commission on Hu man Relations has filed an equity suit in Allegany Countj Circuit Court seeking a man datory injunction to require William Diamond to cease dis criminatory practices the com mission alleges in the rental o£ 20 apartments located over his restaurant at 49 East Main Street in Frostburg. Miss Linda Scott, a black stu- dent at Frostburg State College from Aberdeen, filed the com- plaint against Mr. Diamond, July 3. 1972. She contended that she attempted to rent one of his apartments for the summer of 1972 and was told that "no colored" would be rented apart- ments. Treadwell 0. Phillips, ex- ecutive director of the commis- sion, and the commission staff investigated the complaint and, according to the equity suit, fil- ed a finding August 31, 1972, that probable -cause existed for believing that discrimination had occurred. The bill of complaint states that attempts were made to eli- minate the misunderstanding through conferences, conciliation and persuasion but to no avail. A public hearing was con- ducted by the state commission in Allegany County March 30. The commission noted that at least one of the 20 apartments was vacant and that Mr. Dia- mond had rented none of his apartments to Negroes. The commission filed an order April 19 instructing Mr. Dia- mond to post a sign noting the existence of a vacant apart-, ment, to notify Frostburg State' College of the vacancy and to; pay Miss Scott S150 damages. | Mr. Diamond has not complied! with the provisions of the order, the bill of complaint concluded, and it sought a mandatory in- junction requiring him to carryj lne " out these provisions. T h e ;n j a Avenue", Frostburg man filed an appeal| a faulty from the commission's order ini s t ora g Allegany County Circuit Court May 15. South End answered the for of day and of in and his Citv

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  1. The Cumberland News,
  2. 02 Jun 1973, Sat,
  3. Page 24

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