Nation: Selma, Contd.

In its direct aim of qualifying Negroes to vote, Martin Luther King's two-week registration drive in Selma, Ala., was a flop. Despite a federal court injunction against interfering with orderly registration, Sheriff Jim Clark and his deputies arrested 56 more applicants and civil rights workers last week, bringing the total to 282. And during the two weeks not a single Negro was added to the registration rolls.

One at a Time. County officials easily thwarted the drive by their tortuous registration procedures. Negroes stood in line for up to five hours a day waiting to enter Room 122 in the courthouse. During...

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