[News Script: Mansfield School Opens] Part: 3 of 8
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MAN HOLDS FUG
A Dallas mail who identifies himself as "Jesus
Christ" asks that he be permitted to replace the
flagpole effigy with a United States flag. He fails
to get permission from either school officials or
lawmen and leaves saying he is going to get a
ladder and return# As he drives away, Ranger
Captain Crowder sends men to see that he doesn't
return# But the crowd, heretofore quiet, becomes
loud in its protest of the appearance of a young
Episcopal priest# The Reverend D. W. Clark, vicar
of St# Timothy!s Church in Fort Worth says he is
there as a Christian to try to settle the
controversy# He calls on the crowd to disperse
and says that God commanded man to love his
MAN COMES THRU CROWD
As the crowd becomes loud in its protest, Ranger
Sergeant Banks takes the priest by the arm and
Here’s what’s next.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Mansfield School Opens], item, September 4, 1956; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306217/m1/3/: accessed February 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.