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THURSDAY, JULY 18,1963 AtfOM EVENING TELECRAPtt "sing Upri Iri Syria Crushed fly Wfflftto MGKtNLtiV BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) — Syr- la's, Ba'alhlst government announced today It had crushed an uprising'led by civilians and dls- cHnrged officers. A spokesman for MnJ. Gen Atriltl • Hafe2, strongman of the Syrian army, went on Damascus radio and declared that the revolt was finished and the situation was under control. There was no immediate Indication of tho political leanings of the rebels. However, a successful coup .against Syral's Ba'athist socialist government would have pleased the Arab nationalist fol lowers of President Nasser of the Unlled Arab Republic. "A band of plotters consisting of a number of civilians supported by a small number of discharged military men made an abortive nltempt, to disturb, peace in the Damascus district," Hnfe? said. "This bund was beaten ami cttished ftnd the te*t of the elements gave up. Nothing has happened to disturb order In the. other districts of Syria. "The plotters will be turner! over to the national security courts." The dramatic announcement was broadcast after Damascus radio was strangely sllertt for two hours. Diplomatic reports reaching Bcinil said that, tanks, automatic weapons and small arms had been In action In the capital earlier while the plotters tried to scixe the army headquarters and radio station. Telegraph Want Ads "CLICK" OPEN utunwit • 300 E. BROADWAY THURSDAY FRIDAY • 300 E. BROADWAY • FREE STORESIDE PARKING AIR CONDlf IONED FOR YOUR SHOPPING COMFORT St. Louis, llth & Franklin •Granite City, 19th & Delmar*E. St. Louis, 227 Coll'ville NEW MISS USA MIAMI BEACH, Fla — Marite Ozers, 19-year-old blonde from Chicago, 111., holds the Miss USA trophy after winning the title at Miami Beach, Fla., last night. Miss Ozers will represent the United States in the Miss Universe Beauty Pageant which opens competition tonight with the winner being selected Saturday night. (AP Wirephoto) Youth Slain After Rape Attempt MARION, Ark. (AP)—A Negro youth was chased into a field by white residents and sheriff's deputies and fatally shot Wednesday after a woman claimed he tried to rape her daughter. Sheriff Cecil Goodwin said there was evidence of an attempt to rape the girl, 8. The child was not hurt but she was placed under a doctor's care. The Negro, Andrew Lee Anderson, 17, was hit in the leg by a rifle bullet. He was brought to the courthouse here and then taken to a hospital in nearby West Memphis, where he died 40 minutes after admission. A doctor said the bullet severed an artery. Sheriff Goodwin said he did not know who shot Anderson. He would not reveal the names of the .mother and child. Marion is a town of 881 population, more than half of them Ne groes. It lies across the Mississippi River from Memphis, Tenn. Anderson's father said the youth left his home in nearby Vincent Wednesday to look for work in West Memphis. A relative said Anderson was mowing a yard in the neighborhood where the attack occurred. Prosecutor Julian Fogleman said no arrests had been made. SUSPECT STEALS GLOVES MANCHESTER — An Englis railway policeman reports tha a man whom lie questioned an then released stole his gloves. China Japan. is buying more from Bob Kennedy Testifies on Civil Rights ded he is traveling with a white man, Is welcome to spend the ght" In four such places there. In his testimony, Wirtz told the ft.v NfctL G WASHINGTON (AP) — Atty Gon. Robert F. Kennedy tolc Congress today the ndmlnislra lion's civil rights hill is aimec it "slnmping out the fires of rn eial discord in our land. In his third appeal on Capito Hill for passage of the measure Kennedy said discrimination in education, employment, voting and public aecotnodations tha rs Negroes from the "mail stream of our society" must to wiped out. While Kennedy was testifying before the Senate Judiciary Com rnittee on the administration' seven-point program, another Cab inet member, Secretary of Labo W. Willard Wirtz, was telling th Senate Commerce Committee tha an end to discrimination in put lie oct'omodnlions would conlril ule immeasurably to the nation' economy. The Commerce group's hearing are limited to the uccommoda lions part of the program. Kennedy stressed the accomo dations bill, saying discriminate in hotels, restaurants and the lik "is the wrong that has cause most of the recent demonstra tions." 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