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The Boston Globe Wednesday, June 19, 1963 9 i ore Demonstrations in Boston egroes Workshops" absorbed whatcommittee was willing to ad-i culties, insufficent equipment sider this segregation. Nor doei school system. The phrase means segrega madequate physical it agree with the charge that was described as a "full day mit the existence of de facto seereeation here, there could i Plants. tion in fact, or in reality, as of classes in citizenship and Negro pupils are discriminated against in the education being The school committee has opposed to segregation by law, the freedom movement" They heard lectures and took agreed that there are some It was on this point that last given them. schools with mostly Negro stu SCHOOLS Continued from Page 1 4 Special police details were outside the schols, but they were not needed. Negro leaders generally were elated and said the movement was only the beginning. There were reports that the Boston Housing Authority week-end talks foundered. may be the next target This body was accused a year ago of segregation and discrimination by the N.A.A.-C.P. Private hearings before the Massachusetts Commission against Discrimination have been going on. The N.A.A.C.P. promised there will be "action" if the negotiations fail, but was not prepared to say what sort of dents, but says this is because part in discussions on Negro history, the civil rights move be no basis for action to meet the problem. In the city's predominantly Negro schools, the agency said, 'There are overcrowded classrooms, understaffed fa- Industrial Use Most diamonds mined are fit If school committee had approved a statement on the matter satisfactory to the ment, and the principles of. they are located in largely Negro neighborhoods. The committee does not con- not exist" More Protest More civil rights demonstrations are in store for Boston. On June 26 there will be a huge memorial service on Boston Common for Medgar Evers, the A.A.C.P. official who was murdered in Jackson, last week. Another movement known as STOP, planned as a city-wide work stoppage and economic boycott by Negroes and sympathetic whites, also is scheduled for June 26. Monday's stay-out students non-violent demonstration. only for industrial use. N.A.A.C.P., Monday's school They were addressed by Rt demonstration would have Rev. Anson Phelps Stokes Jr been canceled. Episcopal Bishop of Massachu action setts, and Rt Rev. James K. Matthews, New England Meth odist Bishop. Talks will continue also between a N.A.A.C P. negotiat According to the N.A.A.C.P., the school committee 'said in effect, "The conditions exist, the problems which result from the conditions exist, but the cause, segregation, does They heard Celtics' basket ing group and the school committee over a 14-point pro- ball star Bill Russell tell them to "wear your color as a who attended the "Freedom gram presented by the Negro GOING TO NEW YORK? HOTEL CHESTERFIELD lonr.l 0 Hold CITY III TIMES UUAIC Inm $6.50 oavklo SPECUl MKIIT KM Hi chargi children under 14 ttt COMITiONINt, TV, RAOIB W1IUH.I Weekly Rates on Request fat beoklol or badge." spokesmen last week. And they sang songs born of the civil rights disorders in The understanding was that there will be another meeting of the two groups within two 1 Iff -in I in i li weeks. Still to be resolved 1 SLOWV whether the school committee -4 130 Wast 49th fit. the Deep South. Across the river, 40 boys at Cambridge High and Latin School staged a brief sympathy demonstration for the Boston stay-out Tuesday night there was a COpl.y 7-6000 will say that "de facto" segre 0 gation exists in the city's 3 meeting at St. James Church in Roxbury for those students WHY SWELTER AGAIN who did not attend the day's 1 workshops. About 80 showed 11 uya a 1 At4 1 1 8th'. Ill up. WHEN WEATHER STATISTICS PROVE i IT WILL BE HOT EVERY YEAR Noel Day; executive director of the St Mark Social Center, headquarters for the work shops, said the entire stay-out movement cost only $200. The demonstration was bet ter than we had hoped for," said Day. "This is the begin ning of the movement in Boston. Ja 1 I few Xtw, "What we achieved was to alert the community as a whole to our problems and to help people understand, especially the youngsters." The N.A.A.C.P. said "The ac tion taken by the students is not against the School Committee but for their freedom and for their rights." It also asserted in a state ment that through Supreme Court decisions the law has moved to the point of not re 100 CASH REFUND ON STUDENTS PARADE to their freedom center with Rev. Cornelius Hastie keeping order. (AP Photo) Stay-Out Score Following it a table ihowlng abttntetitm Tueiday In Beiton'i senior and junior high achoolt. Total anrollment for high icheoli, th Botton School Committer pointt out, not include ttniort. They were dimmed May IS. quiring that "clear intent to segregate" be proven before citizens have a right to seek remedy from de facto adds a day to your Florida vacation! Mow, you can leave Boston any evening at 10:00 PM, arrive Miami before midnight, spend all your first vacation day having fun! Fare only $57.50, plus tax, each way on round going, return. Call 267-5100 or your Travel Agent. Average "To do nothing when segregation exists," the N.A.A.C.P. said, "is tantamount to imposing segregation by law." 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Roxbury. 659 Solomon Lewenb'g, Mattaparr. .1060 Thomas Edison, Brighton 541 Washington Irving, Roslindale. 1018 William B. Rogers, Hyde Park. 958 Wm. Howard Taft, 515 Woodrow Wilson, 1037 1347 Washington Street W. Newton 65, Mast. 19 Washington Street Wellesley Hills, Mass. CALL Bl 4-7240 for FREE Home Survey I I IL ,1,1 .1, .1 ,11 Absenteeism High At White' Schools PLAYTEX 2.50 BRAS Save $101 Save $1.01 on.triese famous bras! dents out of 1687, had 1055 absentees. These figures do not include the 35b seniors This sale lasts only a short time, so get your Playtex soon. All these bras have the extra feature of double elastic in the back for double wear. Choice of 4 styles: A. Cotton tace-nylon lace cups fully lined with soft cool cotton, B. Cotton-Dacion Bras coolness of c. ABSENTEES Continued from Page 1 However, virtually all-white high schools like South Boston, East Boston, Hyde Park, Charlestown and Roslindale had very high absenteeism, and they can scarcely be considered near any potential racial trouble spots. Charlestown High, on the day after the Bunker Hill Day parade, had 301 absentee pupils instead of the usual 51. South Boston High had 327 rather than the usual 160. Hyde Park's normal 109 was up to 273, and East Boston High was up from 113 to 201. Two other explanations besides Dr. Gillis' are suggested: 1 Tuesday'! weather was magnificent 2 Some students might have stayed out in sympathy with the Negro movement. Another indication of the white student stay-out was that English High, which has only about 170 Negro stu- For Additional Enjoyment On Your Vacation cotton easy care of Dacron polyester. C. Magic-Cling Bras nori-slip panels and elastic in the straps stop ride-up. D. Fashion-Magic Bras underlift panels for fashion younger look. who left school on May 15. Here is how some of the statistics of Tuesday's so-called "Stay Out for Freedom" break down: There are normally 19,048 students in Boston's 16 public high schools, but since 3684 seniors left in mid-May, only 15,360 lower classmen were expected in school Tuesday. Of. these, 5605 (or about 36 percent) were absent. Normal absenteeism on such a day runs about Boston's 16 public junior high schools have 12,882 pupils, of which 2655 were absent Tuesday, or about twice as many as the usual 1300. No statistics on racial background can legally be kept by any public school system, but it is estimated that about 10 percent of the 1232 student body (without seniors) at Boston Technical High are Negroes. The school is in a predominantly Negro section in Roxbury. This means that Tech has about 123 Negro students, but Tuesday's absenteeism ran to about 529. The normal is 86. Some school authorities said unofflciallythat they believed many white parents kept their children away in fear of possible violence. However, the heavy white-student absenteeism in non-Negro sections takes soma of the steam out of this observation. Another school spokesman expressed his opinion that many students "simply took a holiday when they had the chance." All bras white 32A to 40C, 2 for S3.99 sizes Fashion-magic, 2 for $5.99 Have Zi)t poston lout With You! i To keep fully informed while you're away mail coupon today with check or money order or contact your local newsdealer. 1 a Mm aJ The Boston Globe Boiton 1, Mas. Sa Send the Boston Daily Globe to me by mall on my 9 IMTIMA.TIONAW kATII OOMOIUTIOK IHT0 IN $Vf no (iNtia. I'xmoi tot too. vacation beginning. My ehtck or money ordr or t- mcloted. SO. 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