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was as j , rou- Letters To The Editor (Comments from readers, for; When the ''law" for any pur- publica'tion in this column," are [pose' fails to enfoice and" uphold welcomed. Publication does not, i constituted law, making Q! it hovyever, necessarily indicate this j sham and a force, the people newspaper's endorsement ''of the ' not be expected to do otherwise. views" expressed---Editor). .'Therefore n behooves us 'at this ----_. ' (time to ask with the poet that, ^fmnri Civ** Us M«*n'- ' ^ Cod ghe us men A time bk - MOQ viiye y * men , demands To tho'ivditor o f ' T h o Rrtbesmiian: ! Strong minds, great hearts, Two Greensboro policemen are] f a j t h and ready hands, given long stretches in prison af- j Men whom the lust of office ter conviction of "breaking and j not j^}}; i entering." fuel it j TWO Justices of the peace are cannot buy Men whom the spoils of office pay- ! proven guilty of conducting "Kan- ! Men who ha\e sub| it courts/' exacting fines on! i trumped-up charges and evidence, j Men who can ' and using such fines and costs for i their own use. " A superior court judge is ac- ! will not lie; stand before demagogue And damn bis ireacheiom flattery without winking. i a I cused.ol" intoxication while hold- j Tall men, sun ciowned, who above the fog In public duty and in private ing court. According to the press, a former congressman testified the Judge 'looked badly and gave j impression'of being decidedly but \vas later absolved of all wrong when "solicitors, court clerks, sheriffs, deputies and thinking. St. Pauls, N. C. J L WALKER FKIEND TO INDIANS the KJit.or of The him to be a A great man has fallen in Robe- The i , judsi of outstanding, ability'and son county and in North Carolina credit to the bench'," which evi- j in the person ol Tom large out as "irrelevant" by any court j the- Indians oi this county of law. In our own bailiwick, a man j upon him at an time ior said to be in a drunken stupor | counsel and help." rammed the rear end of a bus un- j in his passing \v« feel a loading school children. On! i 0 ss. reaching the scene, officers found | him still under the steering wheel j Maxton. of his car, which contained both j . According to Doakes he w ' as allowed ' to ^ n . the state's j the boys had bagged a "debbity him. j sheriff." He demanded, and got dence, no doubt, would be ruled i was one ol the best fnendfr ever ; had. We knew that we could call w s e real saw the OAKLEY MCMILLAN C , R t 3 is ter a plea of reckless driving, and fined accordingly. And it is being freely bruiXGd around ."Stagy's Corner." that o man was recently picked up by highway pjtrolmen, whose car contained, not only whiskey, but :i "shooting iron" as well. The | whiskey was in two containers, the i seal broken on one which .was | partly empty: the gun xvns "con| "con| cealed' under the seat. But it I seems that the patrolman pulled a i boner this time, it being conclu- ' sivcly "proven" on trial day by a T.S.C. SPRING QUARTER | WILL BEGIN MARCH U j Pembroke. -- Spring quarter at j i Pembroke State college will be! be! gin on March 14 and last through i June 3. Students could register ' beginning March 1 and registra- I tion will continue through March i 11. Registration for the evening ' classes to be offered the spring ; quarter will be on March 15. j ! I'.S.C. STUDENTS SEE FILM ON AV.VSIUXGTON P e m b r o k e . -- Shrine of American Patriotism'' i deputy written Commission" that; W; 'S the title of a film shown his gun back, but his whiskey, which I understand he also de- Pembroke college students recently. recently. One of the scheduled activities of the college is a film shown a month. This month the mean- Maxwell | paid the court costs on a iranspor- , States was emphasized. manded, had unfortunately "went i ing of our democracy and the down the drain". I understand he ' vilegc of living in tation charge.- Now as I am sorne-what "court of · shy'' from recent past experiences, yet I am wondering', in fonr and trepcdition. if it would be tid- judged in ''contempt of court 1 ' to ask just when, and by whom a in i sheriff is accorded the i P^'ilege to haul his o\v n private of " corn sqeezms ' around m ! car - and at lhc s ? mo t i m e ' be ' ! »»g g'ven carte blanche to pick up ! SU'Hy of the same of fence? And having established a reputation reputation of sticking my nose in most; everybody's business, I would like ! to know why said deputy sheriff j was picked up in the first place.' · No Cop's nose is that sensitive to ! ihe smell of xvhiskey? And if it j is not too prcstimptious to ask, 11 believe the citizens of Robeson; county should be given the "low- j down" on just when and why that, ! "deputy's commission'' nnrf badge were handed out, whether it was {before or'after "taking." on of Althoug I am opposed to "pro- i hibition" only i n the way it "pro; "pro; hibits,'' yet I see no reason why i a 5 to 1 majority of those who j said by their ballots in the recent ! beer election that they wished a ;' dry county should he mocked and \ humiliated by the very powers | elected and appointed to do their i bidding, regardless of their own! personal feelings. And judging from every occurences it would seem day j thai i justice is not only blind, but deaf, dumb and string-halted as well. FOR EXPERT WORK BRING YOUR CAR TO OUR B O D Y and P A I N S H O P N O R M E MOTOR CO. W.SthSjL , Phones: Day 90 /***O " ' ··· ApvA ITfe 638 or o/o-R Lurnberton, N. C.

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