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VOLUME XXXV—NUMBER 33
JUDGE FRIZZELL
STRESSES VALUE
OF JURY SERVICE
Grand Jury Is Main Agency
for Assuring Life and
Property Protection
In his address to the Martin Coun
ty grand jury this week, Judge Paul
Frizzell explained the workings of
court procedure and pointed out the
•importance found in that part of the
machine functioning and known as the
gfanjd jury. The jurist offered no
comments in connection with crimes
or any particular crime, but h« stressed
the importance of the grand jury as
the main agency for assuring life and
limb of all people protection.
"The welfare of the county at large
is committed to the care of the grand
jury, and no other agency is as in
strumental in preserving peace and
order than is that body," he declared.
And in that connection, Judge Friz
zell strongly pointed out that it was
incumbent upon a county's citizenship
to serve upon the petit and grand
juries when called upon to do so.
"Every true, intelligent, and upright
citizen should not attempt to escape
jury duty when called to serve," he
said.
The judge pointed out that in a
recent court over which he presided
not one citizen called to serve as a
member of the jury attempted to es
cape the duty, but in others, he said,
nearly all those called to serve wanted
to be excused. While the judge said
he had not had the time to investigate
crime conditions in those districts
where citizens shirked the duty of serv
ing as members of the jury, he did say
that in those courts where the citi
zens are willing to serve the machinery
of the court functions to a greater ad
vantage in assuring peace and justice.
That part of the judge's charge is
probably a bit too late, as far as this
county is concerned, as only one jury
man asked to be excused, and there
were several, say probably a dozen,
waiting to take his place.
I n its operations the grand jury
should not excuse a defendant because
of his wealth or social standing, and
the jury should not permit malice or
hatred to influence a decision unless
the testimony warrants the action. He
urged the J8 members of the all-im
portant court body to go about their
work in an honest and sincere way.
He pointed out to them that it was not
their duty to pass upon the Kuilt or
innocence of a defendant, but that it
was their duty to examine the wit
nesses in the case and see if there is
pnft>able cause of guilt. After the wit
nesses are examined, a vote should be
taken, and if as many as 12 think there
i* probable cause of guilt, a "true bill"
should be returned. If true hills are
found in any capital crime. murder, ar
son, burglary, or rape, the jury, or a
majority of the body, should return the
bill to the court in person, the judge
instructed the jurymen.
The duty of each member of the
grand jury to report any crime known
to him was referred to as an important
one, the judge explaining that the
body represented all parts of the coun
ty and that its members were in a
better position to know conditions than
are the officers. Even though this duty
has been called to the attention of
jurymen on many occasions, very few
crimes have been reported through
that channel, it is generally admitted |
in this county.
And then Judge Frizzell told the
members of the jury that they had the
power to summon additional witnesses!
in those cases where it was possible to
gain additional information. This
is seldom exercised, the jury
generally closing its investigation up
on completing the examination of those
witnesses summoned by the court.- - «
The importance of secrecy in han
dling the deliberations was mentioned |
by the jurist, who explained that every,
member of the body should feel free
to discuss the cases before them with-j
out fear of personal injury as a result
of any such discussion. He also said
it was unlawful for one to question
member of that jury, that such action
might result in a miscarriage of jus-
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To Present Play at Everetts
Friday Night of This Week
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"Finger Prints," a short play, will
be presented by the students of the
Parmele school in the Everetfs school
auditorium Friday night June 24th. j
The proceeds will be given to the
Indies' Aid society of the Parmele
Methodist church and to those of the
Ch istian nnd Baptst churches of Ev
erett'!, it was stated.
The admission'is only 10 cents for
children and adults.
" . 53,00P,000 jnGoid
A group of Seattle (Wash.) men are
financing a salvage party which is at
tempting, with the aid of modern de
vices, to recover $3,000,000 worth ol
gold in the hold of the steamer Is
lander, which sank off the coast of
Juneau, AJaaaka, in 1901.
THE ENTERPRISE
I WHERE THEY PLAY 1
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TUESDAY, JUNE 21st
Elizabeth City at WiHiamston
Colerain at Edenton
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22nd
WiHiamston at Elizabeth City
Edenton at Windsor
THURSDAY, JUNE 23rd
Colerain at WiHiamston.
Elizabeth City at Edenton*
FRIDAY, JUNE 24th
Edenton at Elizabeth City
Williamston at Colerain
LOCALS DEFEAT
EDENTON HERE
FRIDAY, 19 TO 8
Total of 35 Hits, 27 Runs,
And 9 Errors Are
Features
Those fans who enjoy hitting and
running got their money's worth here
last Friday afternoon when William
ston defeated Edenton, 19 to 8, to hold
its second rung in the league stand
ing. It was a day for heavy hitting,
every member on both teams'except
one, Suttonfield, Edenton player, get
one or more hits during the game,
which lasted nearly two and ohe-half
hours.
Kugler pitched a good game for the
locals until the sixth innirigf when the
visitors started an onslaught that net
ted them five runs. Herring finished
the game, but not until after several
more runs were made. Winston, pitch
ing for Edenton, was knocked all over
the lot, the visitors using two more
moundsmen to complete the game.
Latham, Williamston catcher, led the
hitting attack with four hits out of six
tries. Earps. J. Brown, Coffield, and
Whitehurst followed closely with three
hits each.
Even though a slugfest featured the
play, the game would have been a good
one but for the eight errors made by
the visitors.
This afternoon the locals meet the
undefeated nine of the league, Eliza
beth City, on the high school diamond
here. Ladies will be admitted free,
and a good attendance is expected.
'Hie box score for Friday's game:
Edenton AB R H PO A E
J. Webb, cf 5 12 10 0
D. Webb, 3b 5 0 110 1.
Suttonfield, c 4 0 0 8 0 1
Dunlap, lb 4 115 10
C. Webb, If 4 3 1 2 0 2|
Glenn, rf 4 1 2 2 0 0
Chappell, ss-p 5 13 4 11
Partin, 2b ... 4 1 2 0 2 1
Winston, p 4 0 1112
Totals 39 8 13 24 5 s'
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Williamston AB R H PO A E
Earps, ss *r6 2 3 6 1 0
Taylor, lb 6 2 1 10 0 0
Latham, c ...... 6 3 4 6 0 0
J. Brown, 3b 6 2 3 2 2 0
Coffield, rf 6 2 3 0 0 1'
B. Gaylord, cf 4 2 1,1 10
Whitehurst, If 5 3 3 1 0 0
H. Brown, 2b 4 3 2 1 3 0
Kugler, p. 2 0 1 0 6 0
Herring, p 2 0 1 0 2 0
Totals 47 19 22 27 15 lj
Score by innings: R.
Edenton 000 105 200— 8
Williamston 112 408 30x—19
FEDERAL TAXES
GO INTO EFFECT
•
Little Attention Given New
Manufacturers' Tax by
People Here So Far
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Federal taxes, going into effect to
day on bank checks, coco-cola syrup,
automobiles and tires, candies, sport
ing goods, toilet articles and other
various items, was generally unnoticed
by local people who haven't fully a
wakened to the fact that somebody s
going to start paying taxes ere long.
The taxes, much of which will be
absorbed by the merchants and manu
facturers, have hardly had time to
make themselves felt, and methods of
handling them are not generally
known. But just wait until the end of
the month when one sees a 2-cent tax
on every check he has drawn. And
then wait until July 6 when every first
class letter must carry a 3-cent stamp [
instead of a 2-cent one. Gasoline
prices were 'advanced one cent a gal
lon this morning at all filling statons,
that amount gong to the federal gov
ernment, and which the consumer is
to pay every time he buys a gallon of
the fluid. _ *
Checks written yesterday will not
escape the tax unless they were pre
sented for payment before the day.
The law says the tax will be collected i
when the check is presented for pay-!
ment, and in that case some checks 1
written days ago might be affected. |
And it is no use to put in a supply
of envelopes bearing a two-cent stamp,
for if one does he wll have to add a:
one-cent stamp Jo It j
_ WiHiamston, Martin County, * North 1932
|6 YEAR OLD BOY
ACCIDENTALLY
KILLS BROTHER
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Theo.
Warren, Has Head Torn
Off by Gun Shot
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James Earl, 6-months-old son of Mr.
and Mrs. Theodore Warren, of Goose
Nest Township, was killed instantly
last week when his brother, Leon, 6
years old, blew off the top of the in
fant's head with a shot gun. The baby
was sleeping in his cradle, and after
the shot was heard and before other
members of the family could run to
the room, the child's brains and parts
of its tender head had fallen to the
floor.
Hardly old enough to realize what
had happened the 0-year-old boy was
unable to explain the shooting, but it
is believed the gun fired when the boy
accidentally knocked it against the
baby's cradle. The night before Mr.
Warren heard some one prowling a
| round his home. He removed the gunj
j from its rack and looked out a window,
I but failed to see any one. After plac-|
i ing the gun back in its rack, he heard 1
I the noise again, and a second time he'
removed the gun from the rack and in-
I . I
; vestigated the noise, Making ready'
I for a quick investigation a third time,
J the man placed the gun beside his bed
j and dropped off to sleep. Next morn- 1
.ing he forgot the gun, and the little
I boy found it.
No inquest was held, officers point-,
ing out that the facts in the case|
clearly indicated the shooting was acci
dental. {
Funeral services were held the fol
lowing afternoon and interment was in
the Williams burial ground in Goose
Nest Township, near the Halifax
County line.
FIREMEN SELL
SHOWTICKETS
Joe E. Brown in "Fireman,
Save My Child," Benefit j
Of Local Department
In an effort to- create a relief fund,
local volunteer firemen and their rep
resentatives will start selling tickets
tomorrow to the talking comedy,
"Fireman, Save My Child," with Joe
E. Brown, at the Watts Theatre on
Thursday and Friday nights of this
week. The theatre management has
j willingly agreed to share equally all j
funds raised with the fire department,'
and tickets will be sold at regular
mission prices. The fire company, in
regular meeting last night, offered its
advance appreciation of any styiportj
accorded it in the effort to create a
relief fitnd, but the members pointed
out that it was not the purpose of j
the arrangement to force tickets on,
the public. While the company with its
present chief and personnel has offered
a ready and willing service, answer-,
ing more than 200 calls during the
past two or three years, it ha* made
few appeals for aid from the public,)
as a whole. Real often, members of j
the company suffer damage to their j
clothes and sometimes injury to their (
person. It is to care for sjjch losses j
and to offset medical bills that the re
lief fund is created. 1
The picture, strictly a comedy, is
good for many laughs, and according
to report*, it will provide you with real
entertainment'for more than one hour.
The company is planning to sell 500
j tickets, and you are cheerfully asked'
Ito lend a helping hand to the cause. 1
Jamesville Man Kills
Big Rattler Monday {
j Oscar Davenport, of Jamesville,
killed a rattlesnake in that section yes-J
terday with 12 rattles on its tail and
'measuring nearly 5 feet in length. Mr.
Davenport missed stepping on the rep-
I tile by hardly more than a foot be- (
j fore he saw it. The is among
the first of that kind killed in this
county this season, but, according to
reports, there are many more, and
not only rattlesnakes but all; kinds of
snakes.
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Cooking Demonstration at
Club Rooms Here Friday
The Virginia Electric and Power
Company is making arrangements for
a big cooking demonstration in the
Woman's Club Hall here Friday aft
ernoon of this week. Experts will be
hefe for the event, and the company
is planning to give away valuable and
useful prizes during the afternoon. Thfc
women of the section are invited to at
tend.
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Let Charlie Do It
A report from Hodgenvill, Ky. f says
that Charlie Warfen, who acted on the
advice of Charlie Fields when he
bought the business of Charlie Farrell,
employed Charlie Creal to write the
deed which Charlie Akin took to the
Larue County courthouse where it her
been recorded by Charlie Walter#.
MAKE ARRESTS
IN CONNECTION
WITH CAMP FIRE
John E. Wells and Leland
Roberson Charged with
Firing Ray's Camp
•
John Emmett Wells and Leland
Roberson, white men of Williams
Township, were formally charged in a
warrant issued last week with burning
several buildings at Ray's cap, on
Gardner's Creek, near Jamesville, last
July. The defendants denied the
j charge at a hearing held by Justice of
( the lVace J. L. Hassell here last Sat
urday, but when probable cause was
the justice bound the two men
over to the superior court under a SSOO
bond each.
While the evidence was described as
circumstantial, it was considered suf
ficient to hold the defendants under
bond until the grand jury could ex
amine witnesses in the case. It was
stated at the preliminary hearing that
Wells and Roberson had said they
, were going to 'burn old man Ray out."
During the past several years, Mr.
j Jeff Ray, owner of the camp, has add
ed slowly" to the fishing post until he
| had suitable quarters and arrangements
I for fishing parties and campers. Dur
ing the latter part of July while the
keeper was in Jamesville one of the
buildings was fired. Just a few days
I later a second building was fired about
the same time of day and while the
keeper was at Jamesville. Several in-1
vestigations have been made since that
time by insurance authorities, and evi
dence gathered during the past few
days was considered sufficient to issue
warrants upon for the arrest of Wells
and Roberson.
JURY RETURNS
SIX TRUE BILLS
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All Six Have To Do With
House Breaking And
Larceny Charges
♦
| Grandjurymen, serving the term of
-superior court now in session were
given inside information yesterday on
t the various and latest methods em
| ployed in house breaking, for during
the day that body returned "true bills"
in six such cases, and in them they
were well informed how the unlawful
acts were committed. No other bills
were returned that day, but the body
is said to have examined one or two
witnesses in the case charging John E. |
Wells and Leland Roberson with fir
ing Ray's camp, near Jamesville, about
a year ago. ' *
The burglarly charge against Lov
inggood Mordecai was removed front
the list of capital crimes and he faced
a housebreaking charge at noon to
day, Judge Frizzell sentencing hint to
prison for a term of ten years.
Charlie Garfield, negro associated
with a series of robberies by Mordecia
was discharged, and the charges were
dropped, it was reported.
True bills were returned as follows:
Lester and Ira Matthews and Nor
man Curry; J. I). Wiggins, King D
Carson and John Henry Edwards, col
ored; Harvey Williams and Ed -Brown
and Albert Wilson and Willie James
Manson, all for house breaking and
larceny; and Henry Everett and Lov
inggod Mordecai," house breaking. |
The names of citizens serving on the (
grand jury: • "
J. M. Hassell, C. F Perry, Kader
Godard, Sam T. Everett, foreman; J-l
W. Eubanks, Perlie D. Roberson, W.
S. White, Walter Beach, Charlie
Beach, L. C. Brown, J. Marion Grif
fin, J. Edward Corey, T. W. Holliday,
W. W. Casper, W. P. Harris, W. S.
Gurganus and N. D. Griffin.
SHIP 11 CARS OF I
IRISH POTATOES
Prices Net to Farmers Are
Around $1 To $.70 a
Barrel Yesterday
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Although prices are low, irish pota
toes are flooding the big markets, ac
cording to information received here j
yesterday afternoon. More than 1,000
carloads were moved last Saturday,
and the producing centers of Virginia
had hardly entered the market at that
time.
Up until yesterday, 11 carloads had
been shipped from this point, a very
«malt quantity when considered along
shipments made from other cen
ters, but abeut the usual size of ship
ments ordinarily made here. G.
Staton was listed as one of the farm
ers making more than one carload
shipments.
Farmers here, after deducting the
freight, commission and the grading
charges from their receipts, were re
ceiving yesterday from $1 to $1.70 a
barrel for their offerings, a below-cost
of production price, it is said.
i*otatoes were quoted yesterday in
New York at $2.25 to $2.75 a barrel. J
Expect To Finish Criminal
Cases in Court
TO LEAVE NEXT
WEEK ON TRIP
' TO WASHINGTON
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Geo. Washington Commis
sion Recognizes Trip
of Newspaper Boys
One week front next Thursday a
number of Eastern Carolina boys will
' be leaving for a week's visit in Wash
ington as guests of several newspapers
in this section of the State. All sub
scriptions must be in by Wednesday
.of next week and the successful work
. ers ready to leave the following day.
| It sn't too late to get in on this free
trip.
1 lie United States Commission for
the Celebration of the Two Hundredth
Anniversary of the Birth of George
Washington has learned of the pro
posed trip, Sol Bloom, associate direc
tor, forwarding the following letter to
this paper a few days ago:
"Gentlemen: It has just come to the
attention of this Commission that you
are giving a Washington Bicentennial
trip to the boys of your county, and I
want to take this opportunity to con
gratulate you for this splendid project
ami to thank you for the generous
spirit of cooperation which you are
showing.
"1 note with pleasure that the boys
participating in this trip will visit a
number of our country's most cherish
ed shrines, and indeed I can think of
nothing that will give these boys a
fuller knowledge and understanding of
what George Washington and his
worthy contemporaries achieved for
our country.
"Again expressing our appreciation
for this laudable enterprise, and with
every good wish for its successful cul
mination, I am," etc.
JEALOUS NEGRO
CARVESUP WIFE
Wife's Sister Also Seriously
Hurt in Cutting Scrape
Here Last Night
H. I). Bonds, local colored man,
nearly killed his wife, Hattie Bonds,
and her sister, Dora' Johnson, here
early this morning when he carved and
sliced their heads, bodies, and limbs
vrtth a pocket knife. The blade bare
ly missed the main arteries, and the
intestines of one of the women were
nearly reached by the knife point, it
was said. According to reports, the
attack on the two women was one of
the most brutal ever known here.
Bonds, said to have been drinking
prior to the attack, resented alleged
attentions" "paid his wife by another
man at a negro dance held in the.Ro
anoke-Dixie Warehouse last night, lie
left the dance hall about 1 o'clock and
rushed home ahead of his wife and her
sister and made ready to carve them
up. Screams were heard in the Bonds
home about 2 o'clock, and neighbors
rushing there found the victims, bleed
-Ing almost to cfeath and much oT~llie
furniture torn to pieces. Bonds was
gone, and at noon today he was still
at large.
Removed to a doctor's office, the
women were patched up and were re
turned home about daybjjeak after one
of the longest periods of flesh patch
ing reported here in some time. Two
dofctors are said to have sewed and
sewed for hours closing the ttgly
gashes;
Bond, said to have been extremely
jealous of his wife, has done garden
work here and there about town for
10 or 12 years.
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Change Schedule of Trains
Here Next Friday Morning
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Effective next. Friday morning, the
passenger train of the Atlantic Coast
Line Kailroad plying between Plym
outh and Tarboro, will operate on a
different schedule, it was learned here
this morning through Postmaster J.
T. Price. The train will reach here
at 8:54 in the morning instead of 9:44,
the present schedule. It will reach
Parntele at 9:25 and Tarboro at 10:25,
it is understood.
Schedules on other lines connect
ing at Parmele will be changed also.
The present afternoon schedule will be
maintained.
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Kiwanis Club Will Hold
Regular Meet Tomorrow
The Kiwanis Club will hold its reg
ular luncheon tomorrow at 12:30 o'-
clock at the regular place of meeting.
The meeting will be steered by W. C.
Manning, jr., and the full membership
is requested to attend.
BORAH BALKS!
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Senator Williani E. Borah, a
recognized leader in national poli
tics kicked the bucket yesterday
when he spoke in the Senate and
announced that he would not sup-
Port the re-election of Herbert
Hoover on the platform adopted
by the Republican National Con
vention in Chicago last week.
Borah's announcement had the ef
fect of a bolt of lightning as he
was one of the main supporters of
Mr. Hoover in 1928. '
The Idaho Senator did not limit
hia attack to the prohibition plank
I but he condemned the entire plat
form as "wholly inadequate and
wholly unresponsive to the neces
sities and demand of the people."
The Senator ndicated that he
would not head a third party, and
if he doesn't do that or doesn't
support Hoover then he will have
to remain quiet or line up with the
Democrats.
MORDECAI GETS
10 YEARS IN PEtf
FOR BURLGARLY
Henry Everett Gets From 3
| To 4 Years on House
Breaking Charge
Lovinggood Mordecai, young negro;
was sentenced to State's prison for
a period of ten years by Judge Paul
Frizzell in superior court here this aft
ernoon when a jury found- hint/guilty
of breaking into the home of Mr. J.
E. Harrison. Mordecai dfffiied the
charges right up to the time when the
jurist announced the sentence which,
it is understood. was advanced also
on the robber of Mr. F. K Hodges'
•home pn the morning of June 5, last.
Mordecai, who was painfully shot
when he attempted to enter the llar
| rison home, appeareiHn court with his
arm-in a sling.
Henry Everett, colored, was found
guilty of entering the home of Mr.
Billie Gurganus, near here, and was
sentenced to the State's prison for not
' less than three nor more than four
years.
Charged with breaking into a (illitiK
station, J. D. Wiggins, King David
Carson and John Henry Edwards, all
colored, were found guilty, Wiggins
and Edwards drawing two years each,
I and Carson 18 months ,on. the rpads.
In a second housebreaking case,
Edwards pleaded guilty and was sen
fenced to one year on the roads. Car
son was found not guilty in the sec
ond charge and prayer for judgment
j was continued as to Wiggins.
Will Smith was sentenced to • the
county home for 12 months ami Lewis
J Keys was discharged in the case
| ing them with manufffCfbring liquor.
James Hines was sentenced to the
roads for 12 months when he was
found guilty in the case charging
him with an assault on a female.
Paper were issued for the arrest "of
j Fletcher Bryant when, he failed to ap
pear and answer to '^Te~ruclToh r charge
J. F. Flannagan was given 30 days
in jail on assault charge.
The case charging Closs Roberson
with larceny and receiving was con
tinued " jjjjf *'"* defendant under a
$250 bond."
I A no) pros resulted in the case
| charging D, M Roberson with reck
less driving.
What 0/ It?
What is said to be the world's small
est electric motor, built by Emmanuel
Hahm, a York (Neb.) jeweler, is the
size of a pea and revolves at the rate
,of 24,000 revolutions a minute from a
3-volt battery.
34 Head oi Cattle Bring
$3,055 at Sale in Burke
At the recent auction sale of pure
bred Guernsey cattle held at Morgan
ton, Burke, County, 34 animals were
sold for $3,055. Burke growers sold
three and bought 13 of those offered.
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Rotary Club Helps Start
Demonstrations at Sylva
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The Rotary club of Sylva has help
ed the county agent of Jackson County
place ten demonstrations in the use of
limestone as a soil improvement meas
ure.
STANDING OF CLUBsI
Club W. L. Pet.
Elizabeth City 4 0 1.000
Williamston 3 1 .750
Edenton 1 3 .250
Colerain ... 0 4 .000
Advertisers Will Fnd Our Col
ums a Latchkey to Over Sixteen
Hundred Martin County Homes
ESTABLISHED 1898
NUMBER CASES
ARE CLEARED
FROM DOCKET
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Long Term Sentences Are
Imposed by Judge
Frizzell
Beginning its one-week term here
yesterday, the Martin County, Super
ior Court heard a number of cases dur
ing the day and was last Hearing com
pletion of the criminal docket this aft
ernoon— Report# received From the
courthouse at noon today indicated that
the criminal cases would be cleared
from the docket some time this after
noon or early tomorrow, when, in all
probability, work will be on
the civil docket; 1 here was some doubt
today as to what civil cases would be
called first, but it is understood that
the Clark and Johnson damage suits
have priority over others.
/ After completing his charge to the
grand jury yesterday morning, Judge
i l'aul Frizzell, presiding, questioned Til-'
, er James, charged with manufacture
itig liquor and fined in a previous court,-
J for two or tjiree minutes and sentenced
hint to-theroads .for 18 YnontftX "The
j court immediately took on more dig*
! uity, and spectators lent an attentive
; cur to the proceedings,
I lie main case oi the day was that
.charging Alton Sawyer with fornica
tion and adultery. Judge Frizzell voic
ing, his opinion in clear "and strong
tones in the matter. A plea of nolo
' contendre was entered by the defend
ant and accepted by Solicitor Gilliam,
and then the judge had his say. In
a quiet and easy way, he admonished
the girl in the case, Millie Brickhouse,
of Tyrrell County. "It is not in anger
I or hatred that I say I would send you
to the- roads fui* fiv rrars it- the law
was so fixed, for \ u li.ivr cast a dag
ger into the. MT.v heart .-t >ie of the
I most sa i I institutions in the land,".
Judge I rizyell told Sawyer' when he
(Sentenced him to two \e.i' on the
roads. Sawyer s,it calmly through the
judge's talk and ao  pted l e sentence
without a change i I expression. No
charge v\as preferred «.■ the young
! woman, but Judge Frl /i !l i.ited as
his belief that she. s!u-ukl tie placed
in jail for Is? mouths i >r her |>art in
I the j'liine. I lie jsi r; I pointed out to
her the faithfulness of her lather, and
urged her Jo > conduct herself in
'the future that site might repay that
great debt. The courtroom was
pnrkrd, and a pin would have made a
| noise had it fallen to the Hoor- while
Judge Frizzell frowned upon the un
couth ."scandal.
i Sawyer, estranged from his wife for
I five years although they lived in the
'same house., left Columbia with the
i Brickhouse girl several months ago.
They 'lived in Williamston for a few
j weeks and were later arrested in Rob
jersotniiU', where they continued to live
j together as man and wife. On May 31
he in -sentfin'cd to the roads by
'judge Bailey Tor.a period'"t>f 15 months.
Llc. appealed. aud' tlicrum -..apparently .
| failed. • '
j A nol pros resulted in the case
charging Keddick tiritfin with hunting
without license.
j Will Smith and Lewis Keys were
j given until next September to square
1 themselves -in the of the court
for manufacturing liquor. They were
lined at a previous term, and were giv- ,
en until the next term to make full set-
Ftlement provided tliey, paid one-half
the fines and costs now.
Roy Whitehurst, tried at a former
; term-in an assault case, was ordered
|to pay the remainder of the fine and
cost of tlu case and go to the roads
for a period of six months.
I.ester Matthews was sentenced to
the roads for two: years, Ira Matthews
for 12 months, ?nd Norman Curry for
six months for breaking into and rob
bing Roebuck store in Parmele some
time ago. Curry turned witness for
the State, and got a comparatively
light sentence. The .other two fought
the case and were found guilty pf jury.
Jim Biggs was fo(ind not guilty by
a jury in the case charging him with
larteny and receiving,
Pleading guilty in the case charg
ing him with larceny and receiving.
John R. Whichard was fined SSO and
was taxed with the costs, prayer for
judgment being continued until the
September term.
Ralph Bond v. as found not guilty
by a jury in the case charging him
with larceny and receiving.
Edward llarrell, charged with M
saulting a colored nun named Gainor
near Roberson ville some time ago,
pleaded guilty and was sentenced to
the roads for 12 months, the sentence
to begin December l._ Harrell was
tried in the county court, the higher
tribunal upholding the verdict.
    

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