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ss®* umutramt nrmtw mar .^siz — ■ \ State end National News \ OL.J0.—NO. 309.-_ WILMINGTON, N. .C., SATURDAY, AUGUST 16, 1947 ■ ESTABLISHED 18$f Brazil Peace Parley Is Formally Opened ■ ■ ■ ■ \ Inter-American Peace Conference Proposes No Nation In Hemisphere Remain Neutral In Action Against An Aggressor pETROPOLIS, Brazil, Aug. 15—(UP)—The United Slates opened an Inter-American conference on peace and security today by proposing that no country included in the hemisphere defense pact should be able to remain neu tral in any action against an aggressor. Secretary of State George C. Marshall announced the proposal after a plenary session at which President Eurico Caspar Dutra of Brazil warned that the presence of poten tiaf lawbreakers in the world made it necessary for the American republics to be united against aggression from o0 source. Marshall disclosed his action at *ress conference after the ple *rv opening meeting. 'He propos t0 revise an American draft j.fense treaty by specifying: 0 ,, t what those collective measures specifically mentioned . the act of Chapultepec (the wartime hemisphere defense pact) h3ll be obligatory on all con tracting parties when agreed upon in consultation by a vote of two hirds of the parties, with the sole exception that no state shall be required to furnish armed forces Without its consent.” _ Argentina, which remained neu tral in the last war almost to the d would thus be unable to do ,o In another war of defense. The original American draft .r0vided that diplomatic, econom f., or military penalties might be >aken by a two-thirds vote but ■ •ould be binding only on those who voted favorably. The revised draft would bind every signatory to go with the majority—even to the point of de claring war-with the sole excep tion that those who voted no would not be bound to use armed ^President Dutra, opening the denary session, spoke earnestly o[ the danger of aggression against the western hemisphere. Addressing the delegates of SO See BRAZIL PEACE on Page Two dutch TELLS UN TO KEEP QUIET Asks Security Council To Keep Hands Off The Indonesian War LAKE SUCESS, N. Y., Aug. 15— (U.R)—The Netherlands asked the United Nations security council today to keep its hands off the. In donesian war while an “impartial” nation investigates the trouble be tween the Dutch and Indonesian Republicans. Dutch Ambassador Eeloo Van Kleffen* assailed proposals for strong UN intervention and said The Netherlands wants no part of any UN inquiry or mediation. In one of the most biting and •harply-worded speeches ever de livered to the council, the veteran Dutch diplomat insisted the UN had no jurisdiction whatever. Emphasizing the Dutch claim that the Indonesian war is purely an internal affair of the Dutch empire, Van Kleffens suggested that two nations, or.e designated by The Netherlands and one by the Indonesian Republic, pick a third “impartial” state to send investigators to the scene. The Netherlands stand was im See DUTCH TELL on Page Two 17 LIQUOR CASES HEARD BY COURT Fines Range From $50 To $250 With Many Getting Suspended Sentences Seventeen state liquor cases were tun through Recorder’s court in *n all-day session yesterday by Judge Winfield Smith with fines tanging from $50 to $250 and sus pended Jail sentences the order of me day. One of the few defendants found innocent was Charles Allen, who re *ai?d that a pint of liquor ABC *?ents said they paid six dollars *0i at the Silver Dollar at Carolina Beach last July 15, he had borrow 'd from a friend. agents admitted they did not "a Allen receive any of the money 8nd that they were still looking tor another man. Agents testified they purchased tot dogs from W. C. Kimmel at a «tanc! on the Carolina Beach road and then ordered a bottle of liquor 10. Kimmel received a $50 s«e SEVENTEEN On Page Two The Weather . FORECAST Cnh’f?1 Carolina and North Carolina— -I, aldemble cloudiness, not much t, ”gc in temperature Saturday, scat «Cooh°Wera and thunderstormJ ln 'Eastern Standard Time) ,, 'by U. S. Weather Bureau) *r,-ilC0r.ol°8iCal rata for the 24 hours nf 1:10 d m yesterday. , TEMPERATURES *ak“° a- m- 75; 7:30 a. m. 75; 1:30 p. m. i*,’ m' 31: Maximum 88; Mini 1 "2- Mean 80; Normal 78. HUMIDITY 7 a- m. 96; 7:30 a. m. 93; 1:30 p. m. ' 7 20 p. m. 77. T PRECIPITATION 0 incht- ^°r hours ending 7:30 p. m. 1 i80t.a’ since the first of the month 0 wches. tides for today 0. sonl me Tide Tables published by ■ Coast and Geodetic Survey). Wii—, HIGH LOW •T.-nr.on - 9-34 a.m. 4:23 a.m. Ma,n„, 10:09 p.m. 4:33 p.m. •acboro Inlet _ 7:24 a.m. 1:25 a.m. 7:53 p.m. 1:33 p.m. 12a. , 5:34; Sunset 6:58; Moonrlae Moonset 5:37p. Mo,« WEATHER Ob Par* Twa Red’s Atomic Idea Shelved United Nations Commission Condemns Proposal As Inadequate LAKE SUCCESS, N. Y., Aug. 15 —(U.R)—Russia’s proposals on in ternational atomic energy con trol were condemned as inade quate today and shelved indefinite ly by members of the United Na tions atomic energy commission. The action was taken after Soviet delegate Andrei Gromyko, accus ing the majority of trying to avoid any real discussion of the Soviet view on atomic control, warned that it "might make more diffi cult” the task of breaking the deadlock over the atom. By a vote of 10 to 0, with Russia and Poland not voting, the power ful controls committee of the atomic commission adopted a Ca nadian proposal which said the two-months-old Russian proposals did not provide any basis for de velopment of workable atomic con trol machinery. The principal effect of the de cision was to guarantee that the Russian concept of a world atomic control system will get no support whatsoever from 10 of the 12 na tions on the atomic commission in its forthcoming second report. Like the first report drafted last December, it will underscore the 10-to-2 split in the atomic com mission over the powers and scope of atomic control, this time in the field of detailed atomic control proposals as well as in the more general field of principle. The Canadian resolution adopted by the controls committee in the climax of a confused and desultory meeting left the door wide open for later discussion of the Soviet pro posals, particularly if Russia elaborates on them by answering the 10 questions submitted to Gro myko last week by Great Britain. British Delegate Richard Miles quickly emphasized that Britain did not interpret the approved Canadian resolution as rejecting the “essence, or the substance,” of the Soviet proposals in any sense. It merely meant that the atomic commission did not con sider them a worthy basis for dis cussion as they now stand, he aid. Many other delegates shared Miles' interpretation but United States Delegate Freredick H. Os born apparently did not. He re portedly Would have preferred out right rejection of the Soviet pro posals at this time. Gromyko accused the majority of trying to get off without any See REDS ATOMIC on Page Two Mrs. Miller Removed To Unknown Sanitorium LUMBERTON, Aug. 15—Mrs. Mary Edna Currin Miller was re leased from a Lumberton hospital this afternoon about two o’clock and whisked away in an ambu lance, which according to reliable reports took her to an exclusive aanitorium for treatment. The pretty wife of David Miller, who was shot in the chest by a Negro farm hand and who con fessed that Mrs. Miller hired him to shoot her husband and “make it look like a suicide,” was scheduled to face trial in Robeson county Superior - court’ Wednesday on charges of secret assault with in tent to kill. Mrs. Miller collapsed in her father’s automobile and was car ried to Thompson hospital where two' prominent Lumberton physi cians were ordered to make an examination to determine if she would be able to stand trial. Judge Chester Morris told a crowded courtroom Wednesday Gang Member Confesses Love For Strip Teaser BILOXI, Miss., Aug. 15. —(U.R)— The “rookie” member of a Gulf coast . andit threesome blurted out a confession of unrequited love to night for the blonde, ex-strip teaser who masterminded the operations. John Robert Tall, 19-year-old AWOL soldier from nearby Keesler Field, also admitted killing a drive in proprietor in the crime that led to the smashing of the ring. “Sure,” said Tall, “I had a crush on Sunny, but I never got a chance to make love to her. Every time I got around her, Walters was watch ing me too close. Tall referred respectively to Marietta (Sunny Golden) Crabtree, "TOBACCO, QUEEN”—Miss Mary Jarman, of Wilmington, was last night crowned Tobacco Queen of North Carolina at the Tobacco and Exposition festival at Wilson. Miss Jarman was selected from a bevy of 36 lovely girls from all sections of'the state. Local Girl Crowned N. C. Tobacco Queen / NHHS BAND WINS WILSON CONTEST High School Unit Parades At Annual Tobacco Exposition New Hanover High School band won first place in the sixth annual North Carolina Tobacco exposition and festival held in Wilson yes terday morning at 11 o’clock, it was announced last night by Lt. Eugene Lacock, high school band director. The band was presented with a trophy with a gold Lyre mounted on top and "First Band, Tobacco Festival, 1947, Wilson,” inscribed on a gold plate on the trophy. The band, under the direction of Lt. Eugene Lacock, and Assistant Director Richard Dobson, was voted on as the best all-around band in the floral parade. It was graded on neatness, musical abil ity, and marching ability. High school bands from Raleigh, Wilson, Kinston and Washington, competed against New Hanover High school’s band. Fifty-eight band members took part in the parade which was led by Governor Gregg Cherry. The floral parade consisted of floats, bands, military units, clowns, dec orated bicycles, and other units and awards were given to each "best” in various classes of the parade. Lieutenant Lacock, director, said that he was happy to see that his band won the championship be fore 30,000 people, and said he hopes to enter the band in the State Music festival to be held in Greensboro next spring. ■this was the second engagement for the band. They played in the See LOCAL BAND on Page Two afternoon that he had been advised by the physicians that Mrs. Miller was suffering from a very nervous condition and "did not know what was going on." The judge posponed thj trial un til the September term of Superior court. Dr. John Knox said yesterday the young mother of two children was being transferred to a private institution, but he did not know the name of the sanitorium. "It will more than likely be Appala chain Hall,” he added. Judge Chester Morris told news men that the transfer of Mrs. Miller to the neuropsychiatric hos pital was not ordered by the court and that the young woman’s fath er, Allen C. Currin, was making all the arrangements. Dr. Knox said late today that Mrs. Miller had awakened yester day from a coma into which she See MRS. MILLER on Page Two the blonde, and Noahson B. Walt ers, 24, the guy she came here with from California to organize a hold up business with the help of mor phine stimulus for the two male partners. Tall was turned over to local of ficers by the FBI, which caught him in Ohio. He wept profusely as he was led to a cell in the Biloxi jail to await His arraignment. He was charged with the slaying of Peter Rabito, 48, and was the only member of the trio so charged. Marjetta had signed a confession detailing the entire scheme includ See GANG MEMBER On Page Two | Mary Jarman, “Miss Wil mington Of 1946” Se lected Over 36 WILSON, Aug. 15. —(tP)— Mary Jarman, 22-year-old brunette from Wilmington, was crowned “Tobac co Queen’’ of the N. C. Tobacco exposition and Festival here to night after she was adjudged the comeliest of a bevy of 36 beauties from every section of the state. This morning a crowd estimated at 50,000 lined Wilson’s streets to watch a three - mile - long parade which consisted of numerous floats, military units, and several bands. Governor Cherry led the long pro cession and then stood in a review ing stand as the, rest of the parade passed. J. B. Hutson, president of To bacco Associates, Inc. was the principal speaker at Farmers’ Day Exercises, and he pointed out to the assembled farmers the import ance of maintaining the tobacco export market. Miss Jarman, the daughter of Mrs. Mary S. Jarman of 417 N. Third street, was also “Miss Wil mington of 1946,” and later crown ed as “Valentine Girl” by members of the Beta Sigma Sorority. She is an employee of the At lantic Coast Line Railroad and graduated from New Hanover High school in the spring of 1942. When Miss Jarman won the beauty honor she called her mother and said, “I won Mama.” COMMISSIONER EXPECTED TODAY Labor Department Sending Man In Effort To Settle Lumber Mill Strike _9_ A commissioner of the United States Department of Labor is ex pected in Wilmington by plane to day in an effort to settle a strike of approximately 75 workers at the Hobbs Lumber company at Wrights boro. The strike, which started Thurs day, is short of 100 per cent effect iveness by only about 10 men, Da vid Moose, CIO organizer of the Wholesale and Retail'Union, local 71, reported last night. Word was received here that Wil liam Maxie, the labor department commissioner, is due from Raleigh about 2 p. m. About seven supervisory workers See COMMISSIONER On Page Two Along The Cape Fear BIG ISLAND—Down the Cape Fear river from Wilmington is Big Island, a tract of about 300 acres. The first voyagers to this territory in 1663 named it Crane Island. It later was renamed Campbell’s Island. At one time a light house was erected upon the island. The first reference made in his tory to Big Island is in the report of the commissioners sent from Barbadoes in October 1663. The mention was in connection with the exploration of the Cape Fear river. After describing the voyage to the cape, the commissioners told of the depth of the stream. They related that it varied from twenty one to ten feet near where Wil mington now stands. Those voy agers in exploring the river went a short distance above Wilming ton. The explorers reported they found many Indians living on what they said were small plan tations of corn. The Indians, they said, were also well stocked with cattle and hogs stolen from the Massachusetts settlers of 1660. They reported game and fish were plentiful. English Coal Mine Blast Traps 111 Below Surface; Jury Orders Calton Held i ■ _ Charged With Rhodes Death Watchman Free Under $5,000 Bond For Appear* ance In October Special to the Star HENDERSONVILLE, Aug. 15 A Henderson county coroner’s jury today ordered J. R. Calton, watch man at the Asheville-Henderson ville airport, held under a $5,000 bond in connection with the death of Noah Cecil Rhodes, Jr., 16-year old Wilmington summer student at Mars Hill college. Young Rhodes, son of Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Rhodes, 204 North Adams street, Wilmington, was shot in the chest by the night watchman in the early morning hours of August 7 at the airport. He died almost instantly. The watchman did not testify at the inquest, but Henderson coun ty Sheriff F. D. “Bill” Dalton, said the guard told him that he fired on the youth after the college student pulled the chock from un See RHODES on Page T^vo EMBARGO ON FILM TO GREAT BRITAIN English Tax “Threatens Very Existance Of Holly wood/' Say Producers HOLLYWOOD, Aug. 15. —(U.R)— The society of independent motion picture producers today approved an embargo on film shipments to Britain, which has imposed a 75 per cent tax on American movies, and said the levy threatens Holly wood’s very existence. A special “British tax commis sion” of the association met in the office of associated president Don ald M. Nelson and drafted a tele gram to U. S. government officials asking them to exert the utmost pressure for repeal of the tax. The association includes such producers as Samuel Goldwyn, Charles Chaplin, Bing Crosby, Howard Hughes, David P. Selznick, Leo McCarey and Walter Wanger. The telegram was addressed to Secretary of Treasury John W. Snyder and Under Secretary of State Robert Lovett, who will head forthcoming American negotiations on the Anglo-American loan agree ment. The tax was branded as a “clear violation” of Anglo-American eco nomic agreements. “This fact,” it said, “should be uppermost in the minds of Ameri can negotiators.” TRANSATLANTIC PLANE ROBBERY NEW YORK, Aug. 15.—(U.R)— In the first transatlantic plane robbery on record, Mrs. Elsie Shomer lost $1,000 worth of adornments from her jewel box while en route from Lisbon to New York. The attractive blonde noticed her loss early this morning as the plane was flying over the Azores. When the Pan Ameri can Clipper stopped in Boston for customs all passengers and crewmen were searched. She reported her loss to police when it arrived here. Mrs. Shomer said her bag had been forced open and a pin set with rubies and diamonds, and a pair of gold earrings were missing. Pan American officials here said they would give federal authorities their full coopera tion in tracking down the thief. RIVER EXPLORED — During an expedition further up the river which was made in a small boat by some of the explorers, it was reported they killed four swan, 10 geese, 10 turkeys, 40 ducks, 36 paraquitos and 70 plovers. Those explorers were once at tacked .by Indians, early histori ans wrote. A display of fire-arms thereafter at all times kept the natives in a peaceful mood. On the return trip down the riv er, when the ship reached Big Is land on Sunday, November 29, 1663, the party met the ruler of the Cape Fear country. He was Indian Chief Watcoosa, who sold the river and some adqoining land to the Barbadians — Anthony Long, William Hilton and Peter Fabian. • » • SALE OF LAND — During the negotiations several interesting incidents were reported by the ex plorers. At one time, Chief Wat coosa was accompanied by about 40 warriors. He made a long speech to the whitemen which was unintelligible to them. But by pantomine they understood that the chief would cut off the necks of any of his tribe who attempted to injure the explorers. DANCER, SOLDIER held in slaying—Mrs. Marjetta Walters (left), 29-year-old blonde strip-tease dancer, has been arrested in Biloxi. Miss., charged as an accessory to the robbery slaying of a restaurant owner there. Also arrested were John Robert Tall (right), 18-year-old Keesler field army private and Noahson Walters, 24, who are charged with armed robberv and murder. Police Chief Louis Anglada said Mrs. Walters in a sfgned statement admitted quarterbacking a serir/c of Gulf Coast robberies. (AP Wirephoto). Hurricane Winds Batter Gulf Coast Heavy Damage Reported From Mexico; Tampico Partly Inundated TAMPICO, Mex., Aug. 13 - Hurricane with winds up to 95 miles an hour battered the gulf coast of Mexico and moved inland tonight. Flood waters and ocean waves, estimated as high as 22 feet, in undated parts of this port city. Reports of heavy damage weri received from the surrounding countryside where farms were flooded and crops of corn, wheat and tropical fruits were blown flat. Official quarters received no re ports of deaths or injuries direct ly attributable to the storm. The center of the hurricane, es timated by the weather bureau at about 75 miles in diameter, hit the coast shortly before noon be tween Tampico and Tuxpan, about 90 miles to the south. The weather bureau said it was continuing in land on a westerly course. Weather experts said it would dissipate itself against the Sierra Madre mountains, inland from the Gulf coast. Wind-driven rains which lashed the entire area continued to fall tonight, although as the hurricane passed on, waters which inundat ed parts of Tampico, a city of 85,000, began to subside. High waves driven 'across the coastal beaches by the oncoming storm forced residents and tourists in that area to evacuate their cottages last night. In a morning advisory the weather bureau estimated that some waves were 18 feet high and in See HURRICANE on Page Two RED TIDE HITS FLORIDA COAST Rows Of Dead Fish Line Shores For Third Time In Two Weeks CLEARWATER, Fla., Aug. 15— (U.R)—Solid rows of dead fish lapped against some 30 miles of white sand beaches on the incoming tide tonight as the mysterious “Red Tide” returned for the third time in the last two weeks to the Pinel las county area of the Florida Gulf coast. Opitmism of tourist officials and commercial fishermen sank at the re-appearance of the sea malady. With the dissapation of the second “Red Tide” wave three days ago they had hoped to recoup on an estimated $1,000,000 loss in sum mer tourist business and the halt ed fishing industry. County engineers and beach resi dents immediately started again to bury masses of smelly debris marring the gulf coast. This time they noticed a large number of Gulf waters, indicating that new areas have become infected with the fish-killing micro-organism small swordfish, uncommon in that turns the blue-green waters to “muddy tea.” Gulf coast na tives named it the ‘‘Red Tide.” Although scientists from two uni versities, the Federal Government and other interested organizations know what kill the fish, they re main mystified by its cause. Williams Makes Trial Run On Akron Course AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 15. — Ted I Williams, 15-year-old Wilmington | Soap Box champion made his trial runs on Derby Downs here this afternoon and qualified to enter the All-American event to be run Sun day afternoon. The Wilmington representative weighed in early in the morning and was registered as Car No. 27, carrying the colors of the Wilming ton Star-News, sponsors with the Raney Chevrolet company of the Wilmington race. Williams ran the Derby Downs course in 31 seconds on his trial run. He will race in the 27th heat Sunday against Thomas B. Casale, of Williamsburg, Pa., and Joseph Goodfield, of Bristol, Conn. Goodfield in the trial runs tfiis afternoon flashed across the finish line one-tenth of a second faster than Williams. Williams said he found his car in excellent shape after arriving at Akron and said he felt sure that he had an excellent chance to win the All-American race Sunday. “I’ll be in there pitching,’’ he told newsmen. Ted did not appear to be down hearted in the least and said he was having the time of his life. Williams and 135 other cham pions from all over the nation will be treated to a breakfast at the Akron City ciub Saturday morning. Lieut. Gen. James Doolittle will be host at the breakfast meeting. The Soap Box champions will be given the keys to the city by Akron Mayor Charles E. Slussler imme diately following the breakfast. The youths will then be guests of the Rotary club at the Rotary camp where they will be treated to a barbecue dinner and a full after noon of swimming, boat races and other amusements. Later in the afternoon the dedi cation of a large totem pole, do nated by the Juneau, Alaska city government will be made. The mayor of Juneau will personally make the presentation. The parade of champions will be held Sunday afternoon, Williams and other champions will parade through the streets of Akron with their mounts and the races will get underway at 2 o’clock. Dance Hall Don Juan Gets Himself In Jam LOS ANGELES, Aug. 15. —(U.R)— Five of the eight wives of Gerald D. O’Neill, 51, the Don Juan of Goldberg’s dance pavilion, testi fied against him today and he was ordered held for Superior Court bigamy trial. The bald movie standin, who played a bit part in the' movie “San Quentin” and blamed his “fatal charm” for his predicament, sat with his chin in his hands, without a smile for any of his string of wives. Stella Frank O’Neill, first of the five, who never divorced the dance hall charmer, said she meant to “but he never gave me the money.” I T They were married February 7, 1942, in Las Vegas, Nev., and lived together two years. She left him after he sold their car, she said. It was while he was still legally wed to her, the state charges, that he married, in order: Mrs. Margaret Beeler Williams, who said they were wed June 21, 1945, after he told her he had never been married before. Mrs. Gertrude Brandt, who testi fied they were married in May, 1946, and lived together “five or six months.” Tons Of Rock Block Tunnel Rescue Workers Seek T§ Reach Victims Of Wil liam Pit Explosion " BULLETIN WHITEHAVEN, England, Aug. 15. —(U.R)— Bodies of IS miners were located tonight by rescue workers after a ter rific explosion entombed 111 men and boys in a coal mine under the Irish Sea and block ed the main tunnels with tons of rock. WHITEHAVEN, England, Auf. 15.—(U,R)—One hundred and eleven men and boys were trapped in a coal mine under the Irish sea tonight by a terrific explosion that blocked the main tunnel with ton* of rock. One man, Harry Allen, waa blown to safety, and nine others were rescued out of ttfe 121 men who were in the mine at the time of the blast—at 5:40 p.m. (12:40 p. m. EDT). Seven of those saved were helping in the rescue work. The mine, the William Pit, is on* of the oldest undersea mines in England. Some workings run seven miles out under the Solway Firth, an arm of the Irish sea. It waa not known how far out the men were trapped. Officials had little hope of an immediate rescue. At first It was feared tne blast had blown off the mine’s roof dooming those trapped under a flood of seawater, but rescue squads dispelled this fear. A statement issued by J. Ok See TONS OF ROCK On Page Twp WHITElEN to be ARRESTED ‘SOON’ Frizzelle, Tyler To Again Hear, Prosecute Rich Square Case JACKSON, Aug. 15— (U.R)—Solic itor Ernest R. Tyler tonight said seven white men accused of at tempting to lynch a Negro from the Northampton county jail were not rearrested today but would be ‘‘within a day or two.” The men were freed by a grand jury here last week which refused to indict them on charges of kid naping Godwin (Buddy) Bush from jail last May 23 in a lynch attempt which failed when the 24 year-old sawmill worker escaped into a swamp. Tyler said he again would serv* as prosecutor and that Judge J. Paul Frizzelle, who presided over the grand jury hearing, would sit as committing magistrate. Th« solicitor indicated an announce ment would be made tomorrow, probably after the men have been taken into custody. Today’s disclosure by Tyler was the first that arrangements for further criminal action against th* See WHITE MEN On Page Two priceTouality OF WEED LOWER Border Belt Markets Re port Declines On Most Tobacco Grades By The Associated Pres* Both prices and quality of offer* ings were lower on Border Eelt tobacco markets yesterday, The State and Federal Departments of Agriculture reported. Nearly all grades were affected by the price drops which ranged from $.50 to $6 per hundred. Al though most of the declines were firm $1 to $2 per hundred, several leaf, lug and priming grades show ed losses of from $3 to $6 with tha greatest declines in the medium and lower quality groups. The quality of offerings wal not as good as Thursday’s with more nondescript and common to fair and less fine and choica grades on the warehouse floors. However, the bulk of the tobacco consisted of low to fine lugs, aed low to good leaf and low and fair cutters. The Agriculture D^aartments re ported that on Thursday 4,151,112 See PRICE, QUALITY On Page 2 And So To Bed ABC Agents testified in Re corder’s court yesterday they paid Thomas Robinson, Negro, eight dollars for a quart of non tax paid liquor. “Why I never got more than five dollars in my life for » quart of any kind of liquor.’* he exclaimed. "And I’ve done some bootlegging in my time. You’ve just got the wrong man on this one.” But Judge Winfield fmtth didn’t see it that way. A $10 fine and six-months suspended sentence was the penalty.