The Delta Democrat-Times from Greenville, Mississippi on May 30, 1965 · Page 2
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Greenville, Mississippi
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Sunday, May 30, 1965
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2 Sunday, May 30, '65 Delta Democrat-Times 39 Graduate Friday From St. Joseph's if SJug Rattk ' a C° unt Y Marchers End Embassies The Two-Day Hike With Petitions URANDON, Miss. (UPI) name lo the protest. Farmer is ,, j ,- · r- · i · i . r ;,, o WASHINGTON (UPI) GraduHlion eNorcises Friday night for d9 St. . . . . s - . . . Joseph seniors followed a class night program Thurs- 1 "" 1 '" S f° 5 * ' . 1K0 . nc " I About 300 day, which included the recognition of award rcci-, n cosurch , l u P rcvc . nl . bll ? e '" g ..civil rights pients. Raymond Moseley and Margaret Sherman wore |? r " s cmh:issics . abr .°. a( . 1 - l n c l TM i trooping into town m the end ; (CORK). "named Mister and Miss SJS. John Abide, a senior at SJS, | took Ihe lion's share of nwards.lSt. James Catholic Church in Awards he received included Lcland delivered ihe baccnkmr- j the religion award (along with |c-alc sermon at tlie Friday pro- Margaret Sherman), Ihc anl mathematics award, the Woodmen of Ihe World medal for American history and a new posts in ,,.,,.,!. inelud-j t . Africa, with ,,, ,,' ,,° Inging and clianlinguwtional director of the Con- dcmonslralors catnelgrcss of R a c i a l Equalily scholarship to Christian Brothers College in Memphis. * * THL RT. Rev. Monsignor lia mon Mullen presented the diplomas, lie also administered "benediction of the most blessed sacrnment." ., .,, _.... . _. . · The St. Joseph junior choir ALAN FAVA won the C m t a n j AvQ y ^ ' P anis A ,award for citenship and; An- | c M . c Maria am , prais( , ^ nefte Henry and Ned labour J-.. won Ihe Knights of Columbus sward for citizenship. The award for business subjects went to Joanna Cascio and AIVIS V, the American Legion medals to Mall Swain and Pam Saia. Suzanne Wcslerman look thc microphones and "other surrep-| litious listening devices." U.S. officials said Saturday that in addition to widely-publicized incidents in Russia and other Communisi countries, of a two-day protest hike Sutur-j While waiting for him to ar- lay and were welcomed into rive, the Negroes lined up out he courthouse by city officials.'side Ihc courthouse and stood . Accompanist for the graduation music was Mrs. S. Iv Sarullo. WINONA -- Funeral services were set for 2 p.m. today lor , , . hpmemakmg Signa took I , _. . and Char cs Hodding Alvis V. Neal, Ii3, al RcHcfnnli Church near Eupora. there have been numerous other cases of such devices being planted in U.S. embassies in "friendly" counlries. Some arc planted by h osl governments: some by Russian and oilier Communist agents. The Stale Department wants lo assign Navy construction (cams to such regional centers as Beirut, Frankfurt, Tokyo, anc Panama Cily to IK available for construclion projects now being (lone hy less trustworthy local workers. IT ALSO proposed In assign j special security engineers lo petitions asked adequate safeguards for Negroes' right to vote, and establishment of a registrar office that can handle 300 persons a day. About 50 police armed with shotguns weapons, stood watch as the tsvo-block-long line of demonstrators (ramped down Govcrn-i ncnt Street, the town's main; thoroughfare. officers, singing "freedom" and side-'chanling. songs and CROWDS of whiles across ihe streel from the yel- MARC1I director George Ray- jinond speaking over a bull horn jlold his followers that anyone who wanted to register as vol- icrs should gathered! and do so. About 50 responded. brick courthouse lo watch, sometimes jeered low and marchers. "That sun him black," .shn-jted Negro woman t h e ain't gonna make one man hold- Award. The Rotary award went to Jimmy Gabucci and the | School Award lo Suzanne Wesl- erman. The School Award con- sisls of a scholarship lo Siena College in Memphis. Following Thursday's Class Nighl activities were the Friday evening commencement ex' ercises held at St. Joseph's Church. Thc Rev. Francis G. Union Cemetery with Lcc I-'uncral ilome of Winona in charge of arrangements. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Rndinc M. Neal: Iwo sons, WM-! liam F. Neal of Tralakc and John M. Noal of Scott; Iwo daughters, ; embassies in West Africa, Hong Kong, thc United Arab Republic, Israel, A fghanislan, Fin- ing an umbrella of intcgrntirm Farmer lo protect h im from the broiling sun. Farmer did not make thc march with the demonstrators The marchers set out Friday from a point about H miles north ol Brandon, the county scut of Rankin County. They camped overnight in a cow pasture and then, fortified by 30 gallons of grits, stepped olf the miles of their On another racial front Sat urday, about 100 young Negroes at Crawfordville. Ga.. were per mitted for (he first time in history to romp in a state park named for the vice president of Ihe Confederacy. Tlie Negroes, many of them small children, swarmed over Ihe playground at Ihe Alexander Stephens Memorial Slate Park, and splashed in the swimming pool. There were no whites in the Wild Chase Ends With Con's Capture FREMONT, Ohio (UPI) - A prison farm fugitive who kid naped a Michigan slate police trooper was captured Saturday atler a wild 40-mile chase through two stales by than 40 police cars. Stuttgart-- (Continued From Pfigc One) COMPETITION was held i evening gown, suit. Entertainment over the hcad| remaining seven leader Jamcs'.hike Saturday. Upon arriving at thc court- Ex-Slave Birthday: Has house, Ihey presented petitions U j c 1 to Mayor C. J. Harvey and ' * 9 ' Circuit Clerk J. Mrs. Maxine Brown of Jackson but arrived in town ahoul Iwo'protesting alleged land. France, Vcne.ueln, Unlau .|h«usjJUrJheyJklJoJcndjMJtion against NogTM lay, and a number of a Communist countries. Congressional testimony released Monday on Stale Deparl- rcqucsls cited a R. Bradshaw discrimina- voters. The and Mrs. Earline Knight of Memphis: and one sister, Mrs. Gcr- Rcid of ' l r u d e Knight of West Point. ment I'| case of Navy Scabces (construc- ion workers) having to take microphones exit of (he U.S. Embassy in Warsaw. The department's European bureau plans In expand its security program by assigning one American nminienance oflicer each lo Moscow, Warsaw, News Briefs 3 /4 CARAT fiudapest, Sofia, Bu- Hclsinki, and two ! lo Paris. The officer woukl guard against alien employes installing l i s t e n i n g devices "while performing normal maintenance functions within the sensitive areas." 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There will be no window service al the main office or slalions. Mail for post office boxes will be put up and normal dispatches will be made. MASONS MEET MONDAY A meeting of Greenville Lodge of Masons will be held Mondaj it 7 p.m. nl the Masonic Temple to confer the Master Mason's legrec. The candidates include Dewitt A. Graham and James Edward Kemp. ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING An organizational meeting will be held Monday at 7:30 p.m in room IK) of Greenville High School for a 3-hour guidance servic course offered through the Mississippi Slate Universily extension service. Further information is available from course instructor J H. Chrcstman at 332-1239. OFF TO BOYS STATE Ten Washington Counlinns hit Ihe trail lo Hoys' State at C a.m. Saturday. Thc boys, sponsored by the American Legion, will spend a week in Jackson al Boys Stale as they learn by- doing (he working of American democracy. Representing the county are Sammy New-some, Bill Schepens, Gene Ham, Bill Turner, Dickie Etheridgc, William Maxwell, Geoffrey Bewers, George Walsh, William Snell and Charles Jenkins. LEFT OFF LIST Three studcnls of Mrs. Wilcen Barrett's Carrie Stern firs grade class were not included by school officials on the recentl published perfect attendance list. They are Cheryl Oswalt, Perrj Penntt and Steven Penn. MIXON-GARRETT MEMORIAL DAY The Mixon-Garrelt Post of the Veteraiu of Foreign Wars wi hold a Memorial Day program Sunday at II a.m. at the Dell Garden Cemetery. Anyone with veteran friends or relatives burie in the cemetery is urged lo participate in the program. Thoi needing transportation should call 3.M-9M1, OUTBREAK~TN~BOGALUSA BOGALUSA -- Street fighting broke out late Saturday in tli racially troubled Southeast Louisiana papermill city. Whites clashci with about 30 Negroes picketing downtown business places. Oi Negro man identified tentatively as Roger Galloway was injurec Police Chief Claxton Knight said 1C whites and Negroes were rested. There were reports hundreds of Negroes, angry aver tl outbreak and incidents earlier in Ihe day, were gathering Negro neighhorlwod near Ihe business district. COLLINS, Miss. (UP!) -- A rmer slave who enjoys giving eyewitness account of the alllc of Vicksburg marked his 4th birthday Saturday chat ng with friends at a country ore. He is believed to be the old t living person in the Unila ales. A parly, complete with a 124- ndle cake, was held for Syl ester Magee at (lie store, lo- ted in the Lone Star commu ly, not far from the land h nee worked as a slave. THE AGED Negro, who walk itfi a cane, says he is in gooc ealth except for weak legs, H aims to have been woundec i'ice while serving with th nion Army during the Civi "Howdy massa," is the wa lagee greets all white men Thai's [he only way I eve new them," said Ihe o! lan who was bom at Carpet r .C., on May 29, 1841. He wa ae of eight children bom t -phraim and Jeanette, tw laves owned by J. J. Ahanks A. P. Andrews, president elec F the Jackson, Miss., Civil Wa loundtable, arranged the party or Magee. West, 19, was arrest his prisoner, troope talent, and swim was furnished Judges w*r« Mrs. Russell Fletman, Director of the Misi Louisiana pageant and * member of the National Advisory board for the Miss America Pageant, Bill Moody of Green- villc, Miss., aixl Carl Wells of by the Triads of Crosselt, whoWib.not, Ark. were awarded the Grand Prize in I SEND Clifford d and lichard Perry, 33, was re eased unharmed, after Ihe ugitive wrecked his stolen car y crashing it into a utility xle and a parked car in Freion!. Pursuing troopers surrounded he car whils West was trying o back it away from the wreck. He was struck on the lead to subdue him, but there vas no shooting, although West vas armed with two .38 caliber jistots, one of which he had aken from trooper Perry. Youth Competition of the Arkan-' sas Livestock Exposition last October. Tlie Irio sang several folk songs, featuring "Denver," 'The Long Black Veil," and "All My Trials, Lord." Organist was Mrs. Ben F. Hawkins of Lake Village, and Mrs. B. M. Smith of Lake Village WEST escaped from (he Pon- iac, Mich., honor farm where he had been sentenced for breaking and entering. He fled rom the farm M»y 7. attached to the Erii Perry, slate police post, spotted Wes driving a stolen automobili near Erie and forced him to erved as pianist. MEMORIAL GIFTS CANCER SOCIETY BOX 74 Greenville, Misi- SELMA DEMONSTRATORS ARRESTED SliLMA (UPI)--A "Selmo Friendship Day" touched off rights protest demonstrations Saturday, leading to 85 arrests and mass march on the city jail. Police Chief Wilson Baker estimalei Ihe number of marchers at more than 2,000. They stretched along Hie sidewalk for two blocks, singing "freedom songs." Those in jail added Iheir voices. Aboul 12-14 |»licemen, armed with billy clubs, moved into Ihe crowd and ordered it to disperse. Thc demon^| slrators obeyed and (here was no violence. "Sclma Friendship Day" was organized by Birmingham attorney Earl Hall as an effort to give this black bell area's economy "a shot in the arm." Families Irom throughout Alabama were urged to shop here and help over- ome (he effects of a Negro Ixiycolt and months of racial unrest. Jemonslrators ipend Night On Banquette The continuing civil rights lemonstralions al the Sunflower ore on Main Streel took a new wist Friday night when eight of tiw pickelers camped out overnight on the banquette in fronl of the store. Police patrolled Ihe area throughoul the night and report ed no incidents. Thc demonstrators slept on the ground, on blankets and on air mattresses. They demonstrated on Frida; from about 3 p.m. on, continuing their vigil all day Saturday The number of demonstrators remained al about eight to 10 during the entire period. The civil rights supporters are protesting alleged discrim: natory hiring practices at the chain grocery operation. slop. But when he tried to arres West pulled his own pis tol, disarmed Perry and force him into the stolen car. Then the chase began. Perrj lad been in contact with hi post by radio when he stopped the stolen car. Other state police cars converged on the area, and they spotted West driving off with Perry as a hostage. Wcst raced south from Erie, which is just seven miles north of the Ohio line, with other state police cars in pursuit. * » * POLICE CARS tried to overtake and stop the fleeing vehicle, but each time Perry waved Ihem off. West threatened lo shoot him if the pursuing troopers interfered. The chase continued around Toledo and onto U.S. 20 in Ohio, 'roopers radioed ahead «nd the 3hio highway patrol set up oadblocks. But West crashed hrough one and continued on, dth Michigan troopers still in .ursuit and Ohio officers join- ng the chase. N v w a e o o s i N V W Q O O O CHATHAM NATIVE HONORED Paul Sandifer, formerly of Chatham, has been selected to rep- esent thc Stale of Wyoming at the mathematics conference to be eld June 14 through !9 at the University of Michigan. Sandifer, on of Mr. and Mrs. Troy Sandifer of Chatham, is a graduate of h'ssissippi College and since I960 has been teaching mathematics ! Ihe Cheyenne (Wyoming) High School, His wife, the former Jellye Midcllcton of Lake Washington, is an elementary teacher in "heyennc. They have one daughter, I.eln Margaret. Subscription Rates The Delta Democrat-Times Published every afternoon (except Saturday) and Sunday by: The Times Publishing Co., 201 Main St., Greenville, Miss. Delivery by carrier 51.75 per month. Mail subscriptions payable in advance to subscribers living in Washington and adjoining counties not served by dealers and carriers, 3 months H25; six months, J8.00; one year 515.00. 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