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EFFORT BEING MADE
, TO PASS DEBTS ON TO
TAXPAYERS OF 1972
Buncombe County and City of
Ashevilie to Start
SQUANDERED BIG SUMS]
But Willing to Let Future'
Generations Pay Cost
During the past few years the city '
of Ashevilie and the county of Bun
combe piled up a public indebtedness
Bonds and notes are outstanding
for these debts. The people cannot
pay this indebtedness, of course,
and a "solution" has been sought.
A committee, or commission, was ap
pointed to study the situation and i
present a plan of action. After long I
work and careful study, the com-j
mission has made its report, and the
people of Ashevilie and Buncombe'
county are now discussing the pro
The "solution" presented for adop
tion passes on to a generation yet
unborn the payment of the $53,000,
The "solution"' provides that the
principal indebtedness be passed up
until 1-972, or forty years from now,
while the citizens pay only the in
terest up to that date.
The matter becomes of general in- 1
(Continued Chi Page Eight)
BUSY SESSION HERE!
During the lirst few days of the
court session a larjre number of the
^teases scheduled to be heard did not
come up due to absence of witnesses
and others, who failed to appear be
cause they claimed to have been, un
certain a3 to the cime the court would
convene. In most of these instances,
bonds were forfeited.
The following cases were heard and
sentence pronounced: i
State vs. Roy Whiteside and Gud-'
ger Smith charged .with public
drunkenness. Judgment suspended ?n
payment of one-half cost each and a .
fine of $25 imposed fen Roy White- 1
State vs. Carl Norris charged with
non-suppcrt of child. Prayer for !
judgment continued on payment of
cost and $12.50 to be paid to the clerk
of the Superior court each month for
the support of the child for 2 years
while it remains in the custody of the
Gud^r Smith for violation of thei
prohibition laws to pay costs. I
Frank Lance, charged with attempt
to rape, sentenced to 12 months in,
' the county jail, to be assigned to the |
Gus Bagwell, 3 cases of public
"(frnnkenness, payment of the costs in
each of the three cases,
Ci'itten Galloway, charged with as
sault Case continued and new bond
fixed at $200.
AveVy. Anders,, larceny. Eight
months on -the roads.
Walter Townsead; public drunken
new, fined $10 ar:d costs.
Burgress Hogsed, charged with as
sault with a deadly weapon on R. E.
Mackey. sentenced to 12 months in
the state prison at Raleigh.
Jim Perry, Philmoro Searcy and
Frank Ball, charged wirh setting fire |
to the woods, sentenced to 6 months j
on the roads. <
Alex CantrcM, assault, found in- '
sane by the iurj. . :
T. J. Loftis, 3 cases of drunken
ness. 15 days in jail on first charge;
, S months on the roads in second case
a*id 3rd case suspended.
Leonard Wilson, public drunken
ness, was given 30 days o? the reads,
capias not to be issued if defendant
remains sober for two years.
> Austin McCall, larceny, was
' 16 the State Training sehool.
Chester Cogle, public drunken
(Continued On Page Eighty
STATE PAPER SA^
BE GIVEN CON!
Lack of Unity With
NEXT THREE MONTi
IMPORTANT TO N|
Greensboro N e W s
Plan Whereby Nc
Executive Goes l|
Washington, Dec. 1G. ? S
that Mr. Roosevelt be- plal
presidency at once as maf
Greensboro Daily News,
ing considerable attention
Republicans are disposed!
with the North Carolina]
that the way be cleared
the change at once.
Following is tne editnl
ing in The Greensboro >j
"The governor of Newj
resign. The secretary j
Washington should resijj
President should appoif
D. Roosevelt his success^
dent and Vice Presie
United States should rdj
retary of state becomj
under the constitutor
"This without refers
comparison of the abjj
President and the
or to be meticulous,
designate. This withouj
appraisal of the wori
may be assumed tW
lories of civilization)
through this Deeenil
which all the world
proceeding here froij
that there is a men?
has kept its head ani
and there are still a
governments able tot
earth. Hysteria is no]
situation that has c<
dually, over a long pc
knowledge of all obstfj
"Nevertheless it iff
?st, a time of f'A
is the W1
would be to c
cf an alarmij
at the ]
A check fi
due the coujj
time by the j
is now on
teachers have c- j
half a mo?