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State to Seek Execution in Sniper Case JACKSON, Miss. (DPI) - The state will seek the death penalty for a white segregationist charged with the sniper slaying of Negro civil rights leader Med' gar Evers. The suspect, Byron De La fieckwith, was scheduled to appear before City Judge James Spencer today at 4 p.m., EDT, in a preliminary hearing on a murder charge. Dist. Atty. William Waller said Monday night he would ask the Hinds County grand jury when it convenes next Monday to indict Beckwith for murder. "I will ask for the death penalty if, and when, he is indicted and tried," Waller said. Beckwith, 42, of Greenwood, was turned over to Jackson police Monday afternoon by U.S. Commissioner John R. Countiss III on instructions from the Justice Department. He is charged with the June 12 sniper slaying of Evers, who was state field, secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Beckwith was arrested by the FBI last Saturday night at his attorney's office in Greenwood on a federal warrant. He had been held since early Sunday as a federal prisoner. Blockade During World War II, some authorities considered U. S. use of the blacklist as a form of blockade. This blacklist was a list of business firms and individuals who were trading with the enemy and these blacklisted enterprises could not buy goods from the United States and Great Britain. Three Airmen Not Involved With Redhead WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Department investigators questioning three U.S. airmen have found so far only a casual relationship between them and British party girl Christine Keeler, informed sources said today. "There's been no evidence of any intimacy—it looks as though their paths just crossed," one informant said in discussing the progress " of the investigation since the airmen were brought back from England for questioning last Friday. More importantly, the sources said, there has been no indication thus far of any link between the three Air Force men and Capt. Eugene Ivanov, former Russian naval attache in London who shared Miss Keeler's affections with former British War minister John Profumo. Asst. Secretary of Defense Arthur Sylvester, the Pentagon's chief spokesman, confirmed Monday return of the airmen for questioning after reports of the action appeared in British newspapers. Saying, "Security is our basic concern," Sylvester told reporters that so far the investigation indicates no U.S. military personnel have been involved in any security aspect of the Profumo-Keeler case. Sylvester declined to identify the Air Force men on grounds it would be unfair to them. He would only go as far as describing them as noncommissioned and enlisted personnel and saying they were with the 3rd Air Force with headquarters at South Ruislip near London. The Defense Department information chief refused to say exactly where the airmen are now. It II ASK FOR THE WORKMAN'S SPECIAL BEER & SHOT LARGE GLASS AFTER WORK STOP-RELAX BENNY'S Cash Drawing Every Evening , Nothing to Buy Just Register WE CASH PAY CHECKS BENNY'S TAP CORNER MAIN & CHAMBERS ST. was felt "questioning could be done better here," Sylvester told newsmen when asked why the probe wasn't conducted in England. Informants said the airmen are not under arrest and that no charges have been lodged against them. It could not be learned whether they were being given lie detector tests. Other sources said "there is not a bit of evidence" to tie Capt. Thomas Murphy into the case. Murphy has been naval attache in London and newspapers recently published a photograph of Mrs. Murphy kissing Ivanov at a party in December 1961. Mrs. Murphy has explained that this was part of a traditional ceremony involving an Elizabethan "kissing cup" and said "I wasn't kissing him; he was kissing me." Murphy is being transferred to Washington next month. The U.S. embassy has said the Navy four- striper's transfer had nothing to do with the picture and that he had received his orders before the photograph was disclosed. On the questioning of the airmen, Sylvester said the first knowledge the Defense Department received that any U.S. military personnel might be involved with Miss Keeler came from newspaper reports a week ago last Saturday. Subsequently, he said, the department received direct reports giving names of U.S. personnel.. The British newspaper reports had said two airmen had been recalled for questioning and named them as Charles Lee Wright of Mount Vernon, 111., and Sgt.. George Hopkins of Bellaire, Ohio. Without confirming that these were two of the men being questioned, the Pentagon said that a Sgt. Charles Lee Wright of Mount Vernon, 111., and a T. Sgt. George Hopkins of Bellaire, Ohio, were listed as serving with the 3rd Air Force in South Ruislip. . Invoked Right The United States government's rule of executive privilege first was invoked by George Washington in 1792, according to the Britannica Book of the Year. : : : :W: : :W:¥S%S For an unusual taste in salad dressing, mash one banana into a cup of mayonnaise. Milk Products Standards For Quality WASHINGTON (UPD-The Agriculture Department has made available to the states uniform, minimum quality standards for milk used in manufacturing dairy products such as cheese, ice cream, and non-fat dry milk. The standards also include minimum requirements for dairy plant operations. Adoption of the standards by the states is voluntary. There is no compulsion involved. Minimum standards for fluid, or bottling, milk have been in effect for many years. The standards were proposed four years ago and have been formulated in a series of conferences with marketing officials of state departments of agriculture and representatives of the dairy industry. The standards provide for farm inspection and certification, platform inspection of the raw milk supply, plant approval and licensing, and plant quality control service. Aim for Better Care The department said the standards were developed to promote better care and sanitary practices in the production of milk, to assure that processing methods and practices are adequate to attain higher, more uniform quality and greater stability in finished dairy products. Tire idea behind the operation is to sell more dairy products through increased consumer acceptance. The department said that when a state adopts the new standards the responsibility for administering and enforcing them^would be wholly with the state department of agriculture or other appropriate state agency. Milk graders, bulk milk collectors, and dairy manufacturing plants would be licensed by the state regulatory agency administering and enforcing the program. The department said the standards were designed so they can be met by small as well as large dairy farmers, with a minimum financial outlay. Farm certification covers largely the health of the herd, sanitary practices, and methods of handling raw milk. At the manufacturing plant, the standards put emphasis on the premises, facili ties, equipment used, processing methods, sanitation, laboratory control tests, and packaging and storage of the products. Baby Shower Held at Oneida ONEIDA—A baby shower for Mrs. Rodney Johnson was held at the home of Mrs. William Wise Thursday. Games were the diversion of the afternoon and prizes awarded. Gifts were presented to Mrs. Johnson. A stork centered the decorated table from which guests were served refreshments. Those attending we're Mrs. Sig Johnson, Mrs. Curtis Carlson, Mrs. Charles Leinbach, Mrs. J. D. McKibben, Mrs. Irving Johnson, Miss Louise Ericson, the honoree, the hostess and assisting hostesses, Mrs. Sam McKie and Mrs. Tom Devlin. "Polemics" comes from the Greek "polemos, ,, meaning "war." DO YOU HIT THE PAVEMENT POOPED? Everyone can't b* gloriously hippy, but they tin «t lust b« cool. Th« VEEP by ARA puts automobile air conditioning within the reach of on* and ill. Just imagine volumes of wintry iir pouring into the interior of your ear •» ycu laugh it smothiring beat with th« window! lolled up. Full reditu vents control the output from two powerful blower wheels to dirtct fir whin «nd whin you went it Try it for yoursilf. • Comfort all jht way with ARA $299.95 lMi #n#4 lOrS AUNEMENT ill S. KELLOGG Five Negroes Are Wounded By Shotgun Blasts While Leaving Registration Meet By United Press International Five Negroes leaving a voter registration campaign meeting were wounded by shotgun fire Monday night at Canton, Miss. Police Chief Dan Thompson said the men were not hurt seriously, He said an investigation of the incident was under way The Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) has been conducting an intensive voter registration drive among Negroes recently in the town about 25 miles north of Jackson, Miss. Federal Judge John N. Butzner ruled at Richmond, Va., Monday that the U.S. government has the right to bring school desegregation suits in Prince George County, Va., because the county accepted federal funds to educate children from military bases. The niling is expected to have an effect on other segregated school systems near military establishments which get federal aid to defray educational cosls. At Mobile, Ala., Federal Judge Daniel H. Thomas ordered the Mobile County School Board to present a desegregation plan that would begin in September, 1964. It was the first inteerntion edict below the college level in Alabama. Nearly 1,000 Negroes and whites demonstrated through the streets of Los Angeles Monday against alleged de facto segregation in the schools. Their leaders claimed only partial success on their demands after attending a school hoard meeting. They were divided on whether more demonstrations would be necessary. About 500 Negroes gathered in front of police headquarters at Savannah, Ga., Monday night to protest the jailing earlier in the day or more than 50 demonstrators. The group dispersed peaceably after hearing its leader, Hosea Williams, criticize Savannah's segregation customs. There were these other developments: Gadsden, Ala.: Circuit Judge A. B. Cunningham is expected to rule today on a petition seeking the release of 250 Negroes jailed for racial demonstrations. The Negroes were to have been tried Monday on charges of violating a state no-demonstrations injunction but trial was delayed pending action on the petition. Raleigh, N.C.: Gov. Terry Sanford meets with more than 100 Negro and white leaders today to Qalesburg Register-Mail GALESBURG, ILL., TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 1963 SEC. 2 PAGE 13 discuss ways to case racial tension in North Carolina. New York: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., head of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, told a national educational television audience that the Negro cannot afford "the luxury of slow movement" in his drive for equal rights. On the same program, Black Muslim leader Malcolm X warned that "you're going to have a racial explosion, and a racial explosion is more dangerous than an atomic explosion." He said the only solution was the "complete separation" of the races. Danville, Va.: A state judge told a federal judge Monday he issued an injunction against racial demonstrations here because "things were beginning to get rough." Federal Judge Thomas J. Michie is hearing a request by Negroes that the injunction be overthrown. Heads Awards Event NEW YORK (UPI) - William A. Shea, who played a major part in helping National League baseball return to New York, has been named chairman of the first annual awards dinner of the Academy of Sports Editors. The dinner, for the benefit of the March of Dimes, will be held here Jan. 12, 1964, with honors going to athletes in 26 categories. Jury Venire Is Listed for Mercer County ? NORTH HENDERSON — f*4 North .Henderson Township reslf dents, Edwin Olson and Marie Loquist, are members of the jury venire drawn for service In Mef* ccr County Circuit Court and; scheduled to report Sept. 16 'At the courthouse in Aledo. Other venire members, listed! by the office of the circuit clerk, includes G. Arnold Roquet and Carl E. Gummerson, Rivoli; Keith E. Allen, Marianne Basala, Beatrice E. Douglas, Thomas J. Bratton, Anna M. DeMoulin and Emmaline Davison, Richland Grove; John F. Dunn, Erma L, Brownlee and Martin I. Stephenson, Suez; William H. Jinks and Grace A. Gustafson, Greene; Mary E. Armstrong and Richard Ash, Preemption; Alberta Pearl Balmer, Florence Ranney, Louise S. Burns, Darl Monson, Norma Kling, Helen L. Cody and Frances Conway, Mercer, and Russell Culbert, Perryton. Also, Glenn Herbert Blythe, Abington; Donald E. Bell and Robert E. Nelson, Millersburg; John W. Stewart and Ella J. Hall, Keithsburg; Estelle Willets, Cuba L. Compas, Daryl Hilligoss, Eli Briggs, Paul S. Boden, Fred LaVerne Zimmerman and Clarence Bear Sr., New Boston; Victor Holmes, Pauline Wedekind and Leon Hampton, Eliza. JOHNS-MANVIUE INSULATION Your Neighbor Sayt Call WHITE'S - 342-0185 m,"»"'mni»wiii,,jSi, »,ny» v «»im^ v ,, v „^ upturn ' HOW FAST CAN I GET IT... ) ' ! should I take a 25 year loan. 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