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BRYANT AND DRY
CONVICTED HERE Negroes Are Sentenced For Murder Of H. E. Cook On June 19 William Bryant and Luther Dry, Negroes charged with the slaying of a white inan, H. E. Cook, here on Tune 19, were each found guilty of manslaughter by a New Han over Superior court jury late Fri day afternoon. Judge Luther Hamilton, oi Morehead City, sentenced each to State’s prison for not less than three years nor more than four years. Capias and commitment, how ever, are not to issue, if not later than noon on Saturday, August 28, the defendants shall have paid into the office of the clerk of the court $100 each for the use and benefit of Mrs. H. E. Cook, wife of the deceased man, and their children. The conditions also provide that each of the defendants shall pay an additional sum of $750, to be paid weekly at the rate of $10 per week until the full amount is paid, the first payment to begin on Saturday of the week of Sep tember 6 not later than 1 p. m. The defendants will also pay the costs in full, and in case of de fault in payment capias and com mitment shall issue by the clerk without further notice from the court. Fred H. Edmonds, cnargea wun violating the taxi cab fare ordi nance, pleaded guilty in superior court Friday afternoon and was fined $25 and costs by Judge Ham ilton. The fine was remitted, however, upon recommendation of Chief of Police Charles H. Casteen. Fifteen cases on the docket for the August special term of crimi nal court were continued until the regular criminal term, which will open August 30 with Judge John J. Burney presiding. Three of the defendants will be tried for murder. They are O. H. Keese, held for the slaying of Floyd W. Slover on April 4; Alfred T. Surles, who admitted shooting his estranged wife, Gladys Surles. on June 25; and Joseph Hinson, charged with the murder of Mil ton B. Jackson, Jr., taxi cab op erator, on July 24. Named in five of the warrants to be brought up at the regular term is Andrew Belin, Negro, charged with housebreaking, lar ceny and receiving. Malcolm Hewlett, charged with larceny of an army jeep, James Lloyd Bellamy, charged with lar ceny and receiving, and J. T. Rawles, charged with larceny of an automobile, will also be tried. Robbery is the charge on whicn Willie Davis is being held, while Bo^'-^r T. Rose will be tried for 4 You’ll get more real good from running water at less cost per gallon with one of these NEW Deming Jet Pumps or Complete Water I Systems. They save money on current and upkeep. And they’re as QUIET-running as a rabbit! Ask us for FREE booklet which tells you everything about Deming TWO Pipe Jet Pumps for wells four to eight inches in diameter and Deming Single Pipe Jet Pumps for wells two to six inches in diameter. 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A place with a reading lamp, a comfortable chair, somewhere to write' Otters or talk. to friends. This has proved in other oamps a welcome haven, when a boy has no place to go but back to bed.” _____ ELKS SPONSORING RECRUITING DRIVE Will Help U. S. Engineers Obtain Workers For More Thnn 130 Trades Need for experienced workers in more than 130 trades has been expressed by the Army Engineers in their recruiting drive, which is now being sponsored by the Wil mington Lodge No. 532, Benevo lent Protective Order of Elks. Men between the ages of 18 and 50 may now volunteer for service with the Army Engineers and re ceive assignments in the Army doing the work for which they are qualified in * civilian life. Those who volunteer will know what jobs they will be doing in the Army, and where they wil be sent for training. The men will receive ratings within a few weeks, based on abil ity and experience, with an ex assault with a deadly weapon and highway robbery. The August special term of crim inal court closed at 7 p. m. Fri day. The regular civil term of superior court will open here Mon day morning with Judge John J. Burney presiding. cellent chance for further advance ment. Men who desire these assign ments should contact the recruit ing officer at the Wilmington Dis trict Engineer Office, loted in the Customhouse. This office is open week days from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and will be open Sunday, August 22 for the purpose of interviewing men who wish to take advantage of this opportunity for a special assignment in the Army Corps of Engineers. It is particularly important that men eligible for induction should receiving their notice to report receiging their notice to report for induction. -V PLAN TO MARRY LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21—CP)—A marriage license was issued today to Maria Elizabeth Sieber, 18-year old daughter of Film Actress Mar lene Dietrich, and Dean Goodman, drama student and department store employe. Nora Eddington Does Not Plan To Wed Flynn LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21—(IP)— Attractive Nora Eddington return ed from Mexico today and said firmly: 1. She doesn’t love Film Actor Errol Flynn. 2. She hasn’t the slightest in tention of marrying him. 3. She saw him only once while she was away. When Hollywood, always ready to buzz with rumors, learned both Flynn and Miss Eddington were vacationing in Mexico, it imme diately decided they either were married or planning to be. Today the former cigar counter attend ant added her denial to Flynn’s 1 earlier one. -V RECAPTURED RALEIGH, Aug. 21.—Alvin Mansfield, 39, who escaped from the Pitt county prison camp last Saturday, was recaptured today in Concord. Prison Director Oscar Pitts said. ... Like Shopping In a Huge Department Store . . . When you come to Sears Catalog Or der Department! Offers More Than 100,000 ITEMS For Quick, Easy § Selection! ... \ Pi You shop sitting down! 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It is hoped that the pre sent national campaign, which started July 3, will bring even more records. The post commander urges Wu mingtonians to go thr'ough their re cord stacks and “weed them out.” Soldiers, sailors and Marines want any records which may be avail aoie. *JDViou5iy uiey picw ^ r latest records possible but, Com mander Westbrook said, any re cord which one may desire to give will be welcome and will help a long way toward aiding the moral of the armed forces. The commander advised those having records to dial 9674 or to leave them at Coastal Service Sta tion, 301 North Third street; Cau sey’s Auto Service, 1202 Market street; Norris News Stand, 104 Red Cross street; or Sheppard s, across from the Atlantic Coast Line offices. -V Sending Of Telegrams By Light Beams Is New Goal Of Western Union WASHINGTON, Aug. 21— UP) — Transmission of telegrams by ra dio beams or light beams is the “ultimate goal” of the Western Union. Western Union’s engineering vice president,' F. E. 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