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43 CASES CROWDED DOCKET OF
COUNTY COURT THE PAST WEEK;
2 NEGROES CHARGED WITH MURDER
During the week of Oct. 5-10, for
ty-three defendants were arranged be
fore Judge Gooch in the Rowan coun
ty court. Charges ranging from plain
drunks to homicide appeared on the so
D. C. Carter was bound over to the
November term of the Superior court
on the charge of manslaughter, which
arose out of an automobile accident.
Cliff Knox and Clarence Caldwell,
negroes, will likewise face the Superior
court for the shooting and killing of
a member of their race near Landis.
Most of the remaining cases on the
docket were devoted to assault with
deadly weapons, violation of prohi
bition laws and drunk and disorderly
charges. J. Allan Dunn, county prose
cutor, disposed of the following cases
during the week:
Ralph Watts and Brady Freeze,
drunk and disorderly and also forcible
trespass, $25.00 fine each and further
judgment continued for ten months.
Will Lentz and Clarence Plyler,
drunk and disorderly, 30 days in
workhouse, inoperative on fine of $25
Fred Plyler, driving drunk, 90 days
on roads or $70 fine, and enjoined
from driving car in North Carolina
for six months.
Will Phillips, driving drunk, 60
days or $60, and enjoined from ope
rating car in state for 5 months.
Fannie Whitaker, assault with dead
ly weapon, 60 days in workhouse or
fine of $25 and $5 doctor bill.
Sis McCoy, disorderly conduct, 10
days in workhouse or $5 fine.
S. A. Woo ley, drunk, 20 days in
workhouse or costs.
James Potts, violation prohibition
laws, 60 days in workhouse or $25.00
T. L. Bame, drunk, 30 days in
workhouse or $10 and costs.
Flake Rufty, drunk, $10 and costs.
James Crawford, drunk, 30 days in
workhouse or $5.00 and costs.
Rick Roseman, drunk and disorder
ly, continued 10-20-31.
Luke Edwards, drunk, assault and
possession, $25 or 60 days.
J. M. Tarlton, drunk, not guilty.
Roy Cauble, drunk, continued to
Jim Isham, drunk, costs.
Dudley Young, driving drunk, 60
days on roads or $65, and enjoined
“ from driving car in state for 90 days.
George Wooley, abandonment, con
tinued to 10-23-31.
R. B. Lindsey, drunk, 20 days in
workhouse or costs.
Charlie Brewer and Manlus Brewer,
drunk and disorderly, also assault with
deadly weapon, Manlus not guilty, 60
day or fine of $50 for Charlie Brewer.
John Davis, illegal train riding, 20
days in workhouse^
D. C. Carter, manslaughter, prob
Von Bridges, assault with deadly
weapon, 60 days or $25.
Jule Allman, drunk, 15 days in
F.. A. Wike, simple assault and as- |
sault with deadly weapon, continued
Jake Brown, Mrs. Ella Brown, and
Frank Brown, drunk and disorderly,
continued with above case to 11-6-31,
as were cases against said defendants
for resisting arrest, and an additional
case against Jake Brown for violation
of prohibition laws.
Charlie Wilkerson, drunk and dis
orderly, and carrying concealed weap
on, continued to 10-16-31.
Buss Koontz, assault with deadly
weapon, 60 days in workhouse or $25
and doctor bill of prosecuting witness
Belden Penniger, violation prohibi
tion laws, continued 10-19-31.
Charlie Goodgame, Jack Edwards
and John Nadler, illegal train riding,
Goodgame and Edwards 15 days in
workhouse, Nadler, a young lad in his
teens claiming San Francisco as his
home, given 10 days in workhouse.
Cliff Knox, homicide, probable
Pursuant to the provisions contained in the
mortgage deed of trust, registered in Book
No. Ill, page 15, made by J. F. Carrigan,
J. A. Sloan and wife, Carrie C. Sloan, for
the protection and benefit of the undersign
ed on the 31st day of July, 1928, default
having been made in the payment of the
debt, which said mortgage was given to se
cure, the undersigned will sell at public sale
for cash at the Court House door in Salis
bury, North Carolina, on Saturday, Novem
ber 14, 1931, at 12 Noon, the following prop
A certain tract of land known as the Mc
Cubbins and Harrison Mill property or Mill
Bridge Roller Mill property, and bounded as
BEGINNING at a stone in the public road,
runs thence S. 27 deg. W. 4 chains to a
stone: thence S. 15 deg. E. 1.70 chains, cross
ing Mill Race to a stake in a ditch; thence
with ditch S. 72 deg. E. 1 chain N. 85 deg.
E. 1.70 chains, S. 62% deg. E. 1.75 chains
and S. 85 deg. E. 2.10 to a stake in the creek
as it meanders; thence N. '39% deg. E. 2.75
chains S. 60 deg. E. 26 links and N. 35 deg.
9.80 chains to a stake at the Bridge; thence
with the public road as it meanders to the
BEGINNING, containing six acres more or
For back title reference is hereby made to
the following deeds registered in the office
of the Register of Deeds for Rowan Coun
ty in the following Books of Deeds; Book
No. 79. page 36; Book No. 79, page 58: Book
No 79, page 57; Book No. 120, page 134;
Book No. 197, page 149; and Book No. 203,
Terms of sale CASH.
This, the 14th day of October, 1931.
_ „ „TT>„ GEO. R. UZZELL, Trustee.
T. G. FURR, Attorney.
Clarence Caldwell, accessory to
above case, probable cause.
Ernest Morgan, drunk, costs; pos
session of pint, costs.
James Jones, violation prohibition
laws, nol prossed upon recommenda
tion of Chief of Police of East Spen
W. C. Snider, vilation prohibition
laws, fined $20; another case charging
carrying concealed weapon nol prossed
upon advice of city police.
Anderson Pledger, assault with dead
ly weapon, not guilty.
Lonnie Miller, prison escape, 60
days on roads.
F. T. CORNELIUS, Secretary
Salisbury-Spencer Central Labor Union
"Strange and contradictory as it
may seem, we must commit ourselves
today to a philosophy of high wages
and shorter working hours, a philos
ophy that has not been evolved by
what one might term as spiritual;
processes. It has come as a result of
the best study of our eminent
J. S. Miller
Editor Charlotte (N. C.) News
LABOR HOLDS MEMBERSHIP
According to reports received by
the Salisbury-Spencer Central Labor
Union from the executive council of
the American Federation of labor,
the present membership of the A. F.
of L. is more than two hundred
thousand greater than in 1918, far
greater than in the years of 1924
1927 and within six thousand of be
ing equal to the peak of 1928.
GREEN URGES CO-OPERATION
In a special message directed to
members of the labor movement of
this vicinity, President William Green
tails upon the members of organized
Labor to co-operate1 with all local
mterprise and activities which may
ae interested and engaged in the rais
ing of funds for unemployment re
ief. President Greens message stated
in part as follows:
"Tliere is no organization more
vitally and directly interested in this
character of work than are the labor
organizations in each and every com
munity. Because of this special interest
and because of the humane principles
involved, I respectfully call upon the
officers and members of city central
bodies and of state federation of
labor to co-operate fully with the
unified relief organizations created in
your respective cities and communities
for the purpose of extending all as
sistance possible so that suffering may
be relieved and distress resulting from
unemployment be kept at the lowest
possible point. The call of the hour
is for co-operation, unified effort, and
the exercise of the highest and best
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