Winona Daily News, September 10, 1957

Winona Daily News

September 10, 1957

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Winona Daily News (Newspaper) - September 10, 1957, Winona, Minnesota Mostly Cloudy Tonight; Showers, Mild Wednesday Formerly Winoni lUpublicin-Htrald DAILY NEWS 102nd Ytir of Publication Largest Circulation In State Outside Duluth, Twin Cities WINONA, MINNESOTA, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 1957 SIXTEEN PAGES Nashville School Damaged by Blast Justice Department Asks Injunction at Little Rock WASHINGTON (II Ally. Gen. Brownell today moved through court action to end use of Ihe Ar- kansas National Guard in the Little Rock integration crisis. ;The attorney general petitioned the federal district .court at Little Rock for an injunction to restrain Gov.'Orval B. Faubu's from using the guard to prevent entrance of eligible Negro students to Central High School. s action was announced by the Justice Department here. Brownell acted in response to a directive from Federal Judge Ronald N. Davies, who has three times ordered desegregation at Central High. In line with Davies' order, the petition for an injunction sought a restrainer not only against Gov. Faubus but also against Maj. Gen. Sherman T.- Clinger, head of the Arkansas National Guard, and Lt. Col. Marion E. Johnson, head of the guard detachment now ring- ing the school. ension Is iuildingllp At Lifile Rock U.S. Begins First Legal Moves In Dispute SUSPECTED SPIES Martha Dodd Stem and her hus- band, Alfred, hold a press conference in Prague, Czechoslova- kia; With them is their son, Robert, 12. They recently obtained Paraguayan passports and went to Czechoslovakia from Mexi- co, where they originally had taken refuge. In New York a federal grand jury Monday indicted the Sterns-for conspiracy to commit espionage for Soviet Russia. (UP Telephoto) Russia and Syria i By WARREN ROGERS JR. WASHINGTON W Russia and Syria had notice today that the United-States still is willing and able to meet force with force. Determination to use American power if it Becomes necessary major speech yesterday by the State Depart- hUnt'j 'third-ranking Deputy Undersecretary Robert Muf- pbj. here were segregation demonstra- ions, and had been seen at rallies held here by John Kasper, New tersey-born segregationist. City Building Inspector J. Douj. as'Roach said he found 65 per ent of Hattie Cotton building ai otal loss. He said further probing might show the other 35 per cent Iso unusable. School board officials said chool was built with cily funds. o federal money was involved. An electric clock at the school topped at a.m. when oncussion blew it from a class- oom wall. Police set up lines a block from lie schools in all directions to pre- a repetition of Monday'i lemonstrations on the school pounds. Only one Negro was enrolled at Hattie Cotton, which has a regis- ration of 390 in all its six grades. n contrast to the disorders at ome of the other schools, Hattia Cotton went through its integra- ion process quietly and without ny disorder. School authorities expressed be- ief the school might be a total OSS. Completed in 1950, it was of modern construction and con- ained considerable glass, all of which was shattered. Buildings three blocks' away were damaged by the massive ex- ilosion. Lights were shattered in a drug- store show window three blocks distant; Ihe ceiling of a grocery wo blocks away was cracked. Dwellings across the street wera damaged; their porches littered with splintered glass. The east wall of the school blown out, leaving a hole big enough to drive a truck through. "It sounded like the whole world one big loud aid city patrolman Joe Casey who ives nearby. No Negroes had been expected o enroll in the predominantly white east Nashville school District and it was the only one of the six racially mixed schools hat escaped without segregation- si demonstrations. The schools admitted 8 total of 15 Negro first-graders in their 'irst step toward court-ordered Desegregation. There are 'irst gvaders including whites among the city's school pupils. The dynamite blast came only a few hours afler police had dis- persed a violent crowd of about 500 segregationists who were smashing windshields and win- dows of Negroes automobiles with bricks and bottles as they passed r'chr school. Fehr, which is located in a borderline Negro-white residential district, was the focal point of much of yesterday's disorders. Three persons were arrested in the day and night disturbances, including one woman who was ar- rested twice. No injuries have been reported so far. Police Sgt. John Irwin said found a detonating cap wire at the scene. He said the dynamite apparently was exploded in the school's entrance hall between Ihe library and a classroom. The concussion ripped through the building, tearing down walls and blasting every window from the one-story structure. ;