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18,397 18,961 18.79G 20,350 17,850 18,550 19,475 18,540 19,420 2,000 19,000 17,740 16,525 17,940 19,23? 17,000 18,420 19.150 17,986 18,423 17,437 17,516 17,777 19,200 23,000 17,100 18,320 21,399 24,475 22,340 17,800 18,036 16,555 18,888 17,777 18,515 18,707 17.865 16,500 19,957 17.777 19,768 22.500 27,000 20. Rundav start-ted yesterday, Mada-waska their Albert 13, MANAGER OF COUNTY HOME GIVEN FREEDOM North Carolina Mother and Daughter Charged With Misusing Funds. Rutherfordton, Aug. 21. Another "county trial" closed here late this afternoon when Mrs. Sallie Royster and daughtre, Miss Ruth Royster, were acquitted on a charge of misuse of county funds. The trial started at 1 o'clock this afternoon and lasted until 5:30 o'clock and was tried before the county recorder, W. J. Mode. A large crowd attended. On July 5, Mrs. R. M. Twitty swore out a warrant for Mrs. Sal-lie Royster and her daughter, Miss Ruth, wife and daughter of C. S. Royster, superintendent of the Rutherford county home, charging them with unlawfully and feloniously purchasing dress goods, shoes, notions, groceries, confec-tionaries, etc., from local merchants for their own private use on the credit of the county. Justice of the Peace L. Pur-gaston of Lagon Store township, issued the warrant and the trial was moved before the county recorder. The prosecution put up some 10 or 15 witnesses while the defense only put up one witness in addition to the two defendants who went on the stand. Attorneys John M. Mull and J. F. Spainhou of Morganton were employed by Mr. Twitty to assist County Solicitor R. R. Blanton, in tehprose- cution, while County Attorney C. O. Riding and Attorney Fred D. Ilamrick appeared for the defendants. The case was dismissed forwant of probable cause or lack of evidence. The Roysters have been in charge of the county home for several years. of the this Mr. the N. this at had by of S.