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 - were enrolled at me m o d i 1 e County School...
were enrolled at me m o d i 1 e County School Board offices about three miles from the high school. The Negroes did not go to Murphy, where registration was conducted for white pupils. There was no indication when the two will begin classes at Murphy. A half-day half-day half-day session is set for Thursday and the school will swing into a full schedule of classes Friday. DELAY REQUESTED The two were registered for the 12th, or senior, grade under mandate of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ordering immediate start of integration of the school system. The chairman of the Mobile County Citizens Council, Charley1 Shinn, released a copy of a tele gram to the school board urging that the Murphy opening be de laved. The telegram said: "The Mobile County Citizens Council requests that you delay opening of Murphy High School for one week in order to give all parents ample time for trans ferring their children to an all white school or to a private school.

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  1. The Montgomery Advertiser,
  2. 05 Sep 1963, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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