The Daily Times-News (Burlington, North Carolina) 9 April 1930

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The Daily Times-News (Burlington, North Carolina)
9 April 1930 - BURLINGTON. N. C., WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9. 1939. IK...
BURLINGTON. N. C., WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9. 1939. IK Eugene Gunter Guilty Manslaughter Go VERONA MAN SHOT BY DRY AGENT TODAY e;uit ol WiSai^igton. April 9.--'ft"--R"»" Guigarieus. ot Verona, was shot and r- critically wounded thss morning oy Was On Trial For First Degree Murder In Hammer Slaying of John W. Hall Last December. certainty, Federal Prohibition Agent S. K. JUDGE 0--*., r^t^^^s; c. Hughes. who was conducting a raid upcn a siiH in the Verona secuosi. Hughes, who was quoted as saying the sheeting was accidents!. left here. the ourganous was shot through the Mde. He was brought to a hospital p ,j I V A T R p p . y TO Jor r K.I V A 11 ft. AI 1 v SPEAK HERE TONIGHT Youth Was Sentenced to Not Than 15, Net Less Than 10 Years Imprisonment. b Devotine H» de- . Ovtrcomine The Inexcusable Lie. rirsi Canadian Infantry, and Harold Pea; that day "jegar. his caiet-r as ^ cDnv:ac:ng .'.peakrr. H ca:eer as a convincing .speaker. He h eei j-.vaying his listeners ever yi He talked that sergeant iri- j o accepting him for service in the j Harold R. Peat became that nsw the world-famo-us figure. "Private Peat." com- Private Peat, one of the world's Sanicrd A-jri! 9.--.J' unter. IK. on trial for !irv, decree murder in connection with the Tn hammer s!ayi!i« near here De-ember '^9. 5929. of John W. Ha!!, was found guilty by a Lee county Superior court jury cf manslaughter in verdict returned at 7. JO o'clock this in-jni!!:;. Judae N. A. Sinclair, pre.sic!:::^. -:eii!enced the youth ;o not uion- t'lan fifteen nor !c.s thai; ten irr-p:siO!inie:it s:i the state penitcn- t : arv. orators, is devoting his life the inexcusable lie that war is glorious. He wants to the youth of lite future from ivar eagerness, war madness. On5v by their knowing the truth will tvar be effaced. Limitation of ar- a d e s . c r manients mean nothing. War is sn the heart. The only *vorth-whi-e Notice of appeal was enter- Trial of the cae. extended over five days. and attracted lar;^ crowds to the courtroom. The jury given the case at 7 o'clock Hail^ fatally injured "jy a haaimer ::i the hands o' Gunter his garage nt Ler-ic: Springs, six miles ironi here. He died 36 iater. The defense contended tha; Hall abused Gunter altsr an 01 d-'sarmamem -nust be disarmament - nieni on the highway, and w;-.s cf the desire to go to war. This is the theme of Private Peat's mes- vancing on him in a thrcaic:i::f; way when the homicide was co::.- jage when he speakL here tonight mitted. at Broad- Street school auditorium. Gunter'; remanded ;o

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