arrests were made of the individuals charged with the crime. The purpose of a reward is to secure the apprehension of the accused and is never offered after the accused is arrested.
SEPTEMBER 24, 1929
These people,* while entitled to the full and impartial protection of the law in the peaceful exercise of their rights, nevertheless do not themselves speak the language of law and order, and their whole doctrine is fundamentally destructive and alien to North Carolina. If they believed in our form of constitutional government and institutions I could and would talk with them, but their whole teaching is against the American form of government and our most cherished institutions. I do not know how to confer with such a group.
OCTOBER 3, 1929
Judge Harding† is one of the State's ablest and most experienced judicial officers and I feel absolutely confident that a thorough and fearless investigation of the____________________
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Publication information: Book title: Public Papers and Letters of Oliver Max Gardner:Governor of North Carolina, 1929-1933. Contributors: Edwin Gill - Author, David Leroy Corbitt - Editor. Publisher: Council of State. Place of publication: Raleigh, NC. Publication year: 1937. Page number: 495.