European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Oct 11 1967, Page 3

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - October 11, 1967, Darmstadt, HesseWednesday october 11, 1967 the stars and stripes Page 3 Fla. Teachers May be asked to quit jobs Tallahassee Fla. A the Florida education association said monday it would skits 55,000 Public schoolteacher members to quit their jobs i gov. Claude Kirk does t Call a special legislative session on education within 13 Days. There was no immediate com ment from the governor. The association president Dexter Hagman said the group already had 31,424 signed but undated resignations in hand and More Are coming in. Deadline set in a news conference Hagman announced that a session to be Gin before dec. 4 must be called by Kirk by oct. 22. If the Call in t made hag Man said teachers will meet on oct. 22 to decide what to do wit the resignations. The move was the latest inthe association s program of sanctions against Florida schools to press a demand for increased financing of the Public school system including substantial pay raises for teachers. The National education association supports its state affiliate program. Protest ads so far the sanctions have taken the form of protest Advertis ing urgings to Industry an tourists to stay away from Flor Ida and a statement to other teachers that the association would consider it unprofessional for new teachers to come to Flor the St. Petersburg and fort Lauderdale areas schools Al ready have been closed this term by action of county St. Petersburg schools were closed one Day and fort Lauder Dale area classes closed eight Days until teachers in those counties received pay raises and other contract demands. Republican minority whip sen. Tom Slade of Jacksonville a supporter of Kirk s education program and pledge of no new taxes called the association announcement a threat. The sea of Matrimony germans note alcoholism Hannover Germany a the German anti addiction Cen Ter estimates there Are about500,000 alcoholics among West Germany s 55 million inhabitants. A meeting organized by the enter also was told that West germans last year spent a total of 29 billion Marks $7.25 billion on alcoholic drinks and said there is an acute shortage of space in institutions for the treatment of alcoholics. A bit of All rites wedding across the nation reached High and Low Points. At left above president Johnson watches his personal Secre tary Mary Slater come Down the aisle with Marine capt. Barry Beck a White House aide in the . Nava Academy Chapel at Annapolis my. At right the former Mimi Schwensen switches from the wedding line to a picket line in front of new York radio City music Hall. She and other rockette have been kicking about their salary for nearly a month. With her is husband Sergio Suarez. It swetting Bells below As coma Day a Hollywood stunt girl and Jack Tyree a professional diver take the plunge in a fish tank at Marine land of the Pacific in portuguese Bend Calif. The Rev. Mike Maxon performs the Cere Mony. Surrounded by aquatic animals the newlyweds surface to Seal it witha kiss. Up a photos White jury to try 18 in miss. Rights slaying Meridian miss. Up anal White jury was swiftly seated monday to try 18 White men inthe 1964 slaying of three civil rights workers and defens questioning of the first negro witness brought a rebuke fro the Bench. I m not going to allow a farce to be made of this trial snapped Federal judge Harold Cox and All the defendants bet Ter get this in their Battery of 12 defense attorneys using peremptory Chal Lenges eliminated every one of the 17 potential negro jurors and seven women and five men were seated after five hours to try the 18 defendants including a Kun flux klan Leader four Law men and a Baptist minister Are accused under a 97-year-Oldlaw, of conspiring to violate the civil rights of Michael Schwer Ner 23, Andrew Goodman 20, and James Chaney 21, by killing them. The first two were White new yorkers and Chaney was Meridian negro. The Justice department Law yer heading the prosecution said he would prove that the three civil rights workers were chased and stopped by three cars one driven by a Deputy sheriff the shot to death at close Range. Evidence will show that Aklan group known As the White knights of the Kun flux klan headed by Sam Bowers jr., a defendant was involved in conspiracy asst. . Atty. Gen. John Doar told the jury that the fed eral Bureau of investigation paid Money for information in developing the conspiracy Cas against the 18 defendants and that the jury would hear Testi Mony from paid , a tall 65-year-old Jurist did not recess court until about6 . He indicated the trial would last less than 10 Bullet shattered bodies of Schwerner Goodman and Haney were found aug. 4, 1964, buried in an earthen dam near Philadelphia miss. They had disappeared 44 Days said the government had evidence to show that after the three cars stopped the Trio s Sta Tion Wagon the murder too place and the bodies were put Back into the station Wagon for the trip to 15-foot-deep Graves Ata dam on property owned by one of the defendants Olen . Doar said Schwer Ner Goodman and Chaney had been to the it. Zion Church about nine Miles East of Phila Delphia on june 16, 1964, to in Spect the burned it. Zion Church. He said one of the defendants Neshoba county chief Deputy sheriff Cecil Price 28, arrested them for speeding and released them a few hours later about10 30 ., after which the death Chase took place

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