Superior Court Notes
August Term of Alamance Superior Court convened Monday for the trial of criminal cases with Judge W.P. Stacy presiding and Solicitor S.M. Gattis prosecuting for the State.
Capt. Geo. A. Mebane was appointed foreman of the Grand Jury.
Among the business disposed of was the following:
Joe Stewart—removing crops. Verdict guilty and judgment suspended upon payment of costs.
Dan Williams and L.P. Gerringer—manufacturing liquor. Williams plead guilty and verdict guilty as to Gerringer. As to former, prayer for judgment continued upon payment of costs; latter failed to return after conviction to abide judgement of court and called out.
Clara Graves and George Walker—false swearing to obtain marriage license. Plea of nolo contendere and judgement suspended on payment of costs.
Lewis Garrett—concealed weapon. Plead guilty; fined $50 and costs.
Jim Torian—selling liquor. Verdict guilty; 4 months on roads and pays costs.
Dolph Bridges—receiving liquor. Plead guilty; judgement 12 months in jail and execution at instance of Solicitor.
Elbert Summers—profane language in public place. Plead guilty; judgement suspended on payment of costs.
C.D. Roach—concealed weapon. Plead guilty; $50 fine and costs.
A. Link Lee—disposing of mortgaged property. Plead guilty; judgement suspended on payment of costs.
Morris Roach—assault with deadly weapon. Plead guilty; fined $200 and costs.
Gladdis Gun—larceny. Plead guilty; pays costs.
Tommy Martin, Pearl L. Jones and C.W. Hunt—liquor in excess of quart in possession. Plead guilty; prayer for judgement continued to November Term upon payment of costs; and each to report to Sheriff every Monday morning till next term of court; not to deal in liquor in any way and report as to sail of liquor coming to his knowledge.
Hardy Saunders—assault with deadly weapon. Guilty; fined $10 and costs.
Clarence Gray—concealed weapon. Plea of nolo contendere; prayer for judgment continued on payment of costs. In other case for assault with deadly weapon, fined $10 and costs.
GT.W. McThompson and W.H. Teer—deadly weapon. Plead guilty; each fined $5 and Thompson pays costs.
Ralph Stuart, Morris Roach and Kirk Teague—affray. Plead guilty; prayer for judgement continued upon payment of costs.
Otis Vincent—affray. Plead guilty; prayer for judgement continued on payment of costs.
Ralph Stewart—assault. Plead guilty of simple assault. Judgement suspended on payment of costs.
Late yesterday afternoon—about sunset—the work of the court was completed. The grand and petit jurors were discharged during the afternoon.