North Carolina Newspapers

Thirty-One Defendants
Told Judge Gooch 'Good
Morning’ Last Week;
Seven Gamblers Con
Thirty-one cases were disposed of in
the Rowan County Court during the
week of September 14-19. The larg
est fine was assessed against Brantly
Earnhardt, who has been before the
Court four times in the past thirty
days. This fine being in the sum of
$350.00 or 9 months on the roads for
violating the state prohibition laws.
An expensive automobile, belonging
to Earnhardt, was confiscated and or
dered sold by Judge Gooch. The fol
lowing is a resume of the cases dis
posed of by Judge Gooch and Solici
tor, Dunn:
John Ratts, drunk, costs.
W. L. Smith, drunk, costs.
Robert Walls, bad check, $10.00 or
30 days.
Frank Wyke, motor law violation,
not guilty.
Elihue Gillespie, gambling, 30 days
or $10.00 and costs.
Kam Broadway, gambling, 30 days
or $5.00 and costs.
Leonard Gates, gambling, 30 days
or $10.00 and costs.
Will Brown, gambling, 30 days or
$25.00 and costs.
Frank Jones, gambling, 30 days or
$10.00 and costs.
Elliott Murray, gambling, 30 days
or $10.00 and costs.
Frank Johnson, gambling, 30 days
or $ 15.00 and costs.
Lewis Roseman, violating liquor
laws, 4 months on roads or fine of
Brantley Earnhardt, violating liquor
laws, 9 months or fine of $3 50.00;
Earnhardt’s automobile, a Chrysler
Imperial 80, ordered confiscated and
Roy Fink, Rome Robinson, B. G.
Turner and J. B. Walker, drunk and
disorderly and assault with deadly
weapons; Fink 30 days for drunk
charge; 90 days or $65.00 for A. W.
D. W. charge; Robinson, drunk, as
sessed with costs; Turner and Wall
George Gerald, drunk, 15 days or
Lonnie Miller, drunk, 30 days.
George Henderson, embezzlement,
.prosecuting witness taxed with costs.
Othel Shoaf, violation liquor laws,
continued Oct. 6, 1931.
L. E. Godby, violation motor Jaws,
continued Sept. 22, 1931.
C. C. Smith, violation motor laws,
continued Sept. 22, 1931.
A. C. Harrel, violation motor laws,
$5.00 and costs.
C. C. Howard, reckless driving,
continued Oct 2, 1931.
Roy Earnhardt, violation prohibi
tion laws, continued Oct. 6, 1931.
T. N. Neeley and Bob George, lar
ceny and receiving, continued to Sept.
22, 1931.
Mrs. R. L. Sibley
Mrs. R. L. Sibley, 32 5 W. Marsh
St., died Sept. 21 at her home follow
ing an illness of a year. Funeral ser
vices, conducted by Rev. Marshall
Woodson, were held from the home
Sept. 23. Interment followed in Chest
nut Hill cemetery.
The husband and two children sur
vive, the children being Geneva Sib
ley, of Salisbury, and Robert L. Sib
ley, of Albemarle. Her father, Job
Calloway, of New London, and the
following brochers and a sister also
survive: Fred Calloway, of Albemarle;
H. W. Cal oway, of Concord, and
Daisy Calloway, of New London.
Preacher A Suicide;
Used Poker On Wife
Lancaster, Pa.—Ten days after he
had been released from the Lancaster
County Hospital, where he had been
treated for nervous disorders, the Rev.
Ephraim Hershey ended his life by
pouring kerosene on his clothing and
touching a match to it.
The minister’s commitment to the
hospital came after an attempt to kill
his wife with a poker last March. Mrs.
Hershey is now living with her chil
dren at Ithaca, N. Y. A son, Wilber,
resides in Chicago, and another,
Dwight, at Woodstock, 111., where Mr.
Hershey once lived.
Mr. Hershey was 56. Hospital au
thorities said they released him to de
termine whether he had returned to
An old fashioned girl is one who
: her nea^
MADE IN 1845
The sale of the personal property
of the Cicero Carrol estate was one of
interest. There were lots of home wov
en and hand made goods sold. There
was one quilt sold for $10. The top
of this quilt was made in England in
1845. It was later brought to David
son county and finished.
There were quite a few people from
around Gold Hill that went to Thom
asville Sunday to a baptizing. There
were some from Gold Hill baptized.
Mr. R. B. Glover has recently com
pleted a fish pond on his place.
Misses Maxine and Nellie Mae Wat
son have been on the sick list for the
past week. They are some better now.
Those who visited in the home of
Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Glover Sunday
were: Miss Katy Lee Glover from Tex
as; Mrs. D. D. Glover and two daugh
ters, Catherine and Mrs. Mack Park
er from Richfield.
Wed 30 Years, Goes
Ironton, Ohio—Divorce proceedings
filed by Mrs. Pearl Maddy, of Iron
ton, charged her husband deserted her
and abandoned eight children to dis
appear in the Lawrence county hills.
After thirty years of married life he
"went native,” the deserted wife
Garey Estate Put
At $16,233,418
New York—Elbert H. Gary, chair
man of the United States Steel Cor
poration, left $16,232,418 when he
died in August, 1927, an inventory
of his estate disclosed.
His art collection has been sold for
$5,500,000, which is above its ap
praised value.
The inventory revealed that $2,
738,447 had been paid in inheritance
and income taxes to the State and Fed
eral Governments.
Siler City—A double tragedy oc
curred here when Miss Danna Marley,
20, shot and killed Rufus F. Camp
bell, 3 8, and then committed suicide
by shooting herself through the heart.
Both victims were residents of the
mill village here.
Requests Ex-Service Men
To Refrain From Mak
ing Demands On The
Detroit—President Hoover, in ad
dressing the American Legion conven
tion here, told the ex-service men they
must desist from making further de
mands on the government at the pres
ent time, including the sponsoring of
further veterans’ legislation.
Without mentioning the bonus b"
name, Mr. Hoover drew applause from
the assembled legionnaires when he
called on them emphatically for "de
termined opposition” to additional de
mands on the nation "until we have
won this war against world depres
"I am not speaking alone,” he said,
"of veterans’ legislation which has
been urged for action at this conven
tion, but I am speaking .equally of dc -
mands for every other project propos
ed in the country which would require
increased federal expenditures.”
Vet Who Underwent
Inoculation Dies
New Haven, Conn.—Wilford J.
Douchette, who volunteered during
the World War to submit to experi
mental inoculations in the United
States Army’s fight against trench
fever, is dead in St. Raphael’s Hospital.
It was said that he failed to recover
from the experiments, and since the
war had been transferred from hos
pital to hospital.
Douchette, who was 3 8 years old,
enlisted from Des Moines, Iowa, in
September, 1917, with United States
Base Hospital No. 6 and was sent to
Fort Jay, whence he went to France.
Trench fever, caused by vermin, yas
prevalent among the troops when the
Medical Corps called for volunteers.
Wins Smile Title
Sacramento, Cal.—The California
State Fair discovered a farmer who can
smile. C. H. Anderson, of Farming
ton, Utah, held the "smile champion
ship” of the West. Anderson received
a gold medal.
Expect Thousands To
Visit Exposition
The stage is all set for the Mer
chants and Manufacturers Exposition
which will be held in the Williams
building at the corner of Innes and
Lee streets beginning Sept. 26 and con
tinung through Oct. 3.
R. E. L. Niel, secretary of the Sal
isbury chamber of commerce, has been
working unceasingly during the past
several weeks laying elaborate plans
for the success of this undertaking.
Special features for each day and
night have been mapped out and it
is believed many thousands will visit
the exposition.
The opening exercises will be held
Saturday morning at 11 o’clock. The
exposition will continue through next
Boy, 3, Found Alive
In Colorado Canyon
Castle Rock. Col.—Three-year-old
Benjamin Saul, missing thirty-eight
hours in the wilds of Jarre Canyon,
was found alive.
A party of Denver tourists found
the boy lying about fifty feet from
a trail leading through a lion-infested
He was weak from lack of food, and
thirsty. He had lost hight right shoe
and stocking. His right foot was
swollen. He appeared dazed.
He was taken to a hospital in Col
orado Springs for treatment.
The spot where Benjaminc was
found was approximately a mile east
of his parents’ cabin from which he
He said he tried to find his way
home, but could not find it, so he
lay down and went to sleep. Then he
wandered some more. He slept in the
wreckage of an automobile near which
he was found. He encountered no ani
mals, he said.
Winston-Salem—Hobart H. Wil
liard, 25, of Davidson county, a fill
ing station operator, and Clatie Miller,
22, of Davidson county, were each
were sentenced to three to four years
in jail after conviction of operating
a "badger game.” Williard was alleg
ed to have posed as an officer and ex
torted money from men found with
the woman on lonely roads of this sec- i
tion. I
Eyes Blind To Spirit
World, Says Lodge
Weston-Super-Mare, England—Hu
man eyes are mercifully closed to the
realities of the spirit world, Sir Oliver
Lodge told the National Free Church
Council, else people should be over
"We would have no time for our
daily work,” the spiritualist said,
"were we not encased with matter and
our eyes closed.”
Sir Oliver said science was gradual
ly beginning to recognize the exist
ence, not of a spiritual world, neces
sarily, but of a universe which had no
appeal to the senses and was not ma
"I hold that life exists in space and
utilizes matter for its own purposes
and operates matter, so that the ma
terial body does certain things.
"Life and the mind do not stop
when the machine has stopped. I do
not suppose it began when the ma
chine began. Every real thing is per
petual,” he said.
To Conduct An
Eight-Day Meeting
At First Church
Dr. J. H. Barnhatdt. pastor of First
Methodist church, has secured Bishop
U. V. W. Darlington, of the Southern
Methodist church, to c mduct an
eight-day meeting at First church be
ginning Oct. 4. This is the first Sun
day in the month and the meeting will
continue through the second Sunday
with services each night and at some
hour during the day.
Ralph Johnson, of Nashville, Term.,
an evangelistic worker who has been
with Bishop Darlington in other cam
paigns, will lead the singing and con
duct services for the ) a people dur
ing the meeting.
Dr. Barnhardt and his congregation
extend an invitation to everyone in
Salisbury and the surrounding terri
tory to attend the services. Bishop Dar
lington is pleasant'- remembered by
many since he held the annual confer
ence at First church some years ago.
He is one of the outstanding men of
the church and a forceful speaker.
Marion—A penitentiary sentence of
from 15 to 20 years was meted out
to Jason Rhodes, negro, by Judge
Hoyle Sink in McDowell Superior
court here. Rhodes had been convicted
p£ manslaughter. ^ ^ _
I OCTOBER 19 - 20 -
- Rowan County Fair --
" 38® ■ 2&1L “
Educational - Instructive - Amusingi
Visit The Most Modern Fair Grounds In
Largest and best Midway in South
A Giant Brilliantly Lighted Horse Shoe of Amusements.
A Half Mile Ellipse of Everything New and Worth While in Outdoor Enter
tainment. n
SEE- WINTER GARDEN REV-VE: A grand galaxy of gorgeously costumed |
airls in snappy dance ensembles, intricate colors, thrilling casting adagios, g
peppy'contortion specialties . . . "One of the largest free Acts ever brought ]
South by a Fair.” r
Auto Races Saturday, October 24th
gigantic display of fireworks with entire CHANGE of PRO
(School Children Admitted Free Tuesday, October 20th)
ADMISSION: Adults, Day 50, Night, 2 5, Children 2 5c.

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