Washington Gazette, May 26, 1916

Washington Gazette

May 26, 1916

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Washington Gazette (Newspaper) - May 26, 1916, Washington, Indiana GAZETTE AND HERALD BODY OP MACK FBKD DANGMiXG FRofcil END OF BY GOOTEE DISCOV Unfortunate Man Had Been Suffer ingfromMental Maijy Mack aged about fiftyfive a wellknown citizen of Al ended his life by hanging himself in his homb some time TBurs mentally and relatives Gpbtee seen shortly aft er dinner His presence on the streetswbs missed Friday morning and Wiininger and George Allen went In search of him They opened the floor of his which had been deft and were horrified to innd1 him hanging from a rope Tliediscovery was made about 10 He had evi dently been dead For sometime be fore the body wajj as it was It Is beSieved that Gootee took hislife some time Thursday I HUH Been Acting was to have acted in a manner for some time oirid was suffering from some mental but there had j never ibeen any indications on his1 I Jart that he was planning to kill him iHcrwas of ato extremely nerv temperament ahd his peculiar tlons had been thfe subject of com he was arrested on a warrant for lunacy at the in The sundry tioa Friday by the houte appropriations committee carried an appro priation off for the federal buhlding in Washing trial in said olartin circuit court on the day of 191G The judge of the Martin circuit court is requested set all of said causes for trial as herein Witness oui hands this the 19th day This agreement Is signed by Alvin Tharp George Mat ingly Greenwood Thomas Hastings all the attorneys con nected with the Will Recount the The attorneys progressed in this n such a pleasant way that opportu nity was taken Ioi to eliminate more of he option It was then pro posed that a eolnmittee of which was he was S by the commission held in this city found to be sane which consisted Justice of the Yenne and Maude iArthur Gootee had ibeenj living alone in a icottage across the TUley from the Roberts drug stores in After making a noose with the rope he attached It to a hinge of an inside of j placed the noose around his neck amd permitted his body His neck was ibrofcen ana death resulted from followed jthe business of a horse trader and j he was widely known over the His wife died about a year or so ago but he wo from each be appointed to ecount the ballots now Inpossession f make a report o the court of the and take nto Martin county for consideration f the bnly the ballots that emained disputed this committed is made of Ezra lattingly and for nd Flavian Seal and George for the This recount be made Ip the county auditors fllce on May It was also agreed amongthe law ers that argument presented be ore Judge Ogdlon on Thursday May with reference to the mooted uestion of whfa willsit as the trial ourt at Shoalsl time Judge ames Wl okdon will rule as whether or not he in charge of he or whether win is in or whether a new udge will havejtobe It was evidenk from the attitude of the attorneys tBatthe democratic and republican national conventions had much do witty the opposing factions within distance of each It iwas also evident that there is a disposition to hurry the proceedings aloiig without further m Thin trick yTwo Years He Wi BiLsiiu is There nnd Acrnm Vast of bjst know i men in southern Indj 40 Saturday afterno pomeii he nejvs of the death tirkin sp o the stat n any and unex ected to his friends MORTOX REPORT OF TOWNSHIP TAXABLKS by flvp survived wii Henry Golso of Mrs Nick of Murl ami Her flcliel who make their home with and Miss Clossel who lives with Gobel In Illinois Gootee also leaves two s Gootee of and Xb Gootefe of Washington and one Bert Baker Mohtgomerjv of OPTION RLECTIOX DATE FIXED Another chapter elf local option court proceedings ivp written in Davless circuit court room when the lawyers for both slides into such an agreement ks will eliminate much of the proceedings In Martin county and save considerable The in is tothe effect that the proceedings in Martin county shall be up on June 9 that a committee shall count the ballots cast at the option election and Only the uncontented ballots shall taken to Martin far consideration of the court that argument shall be had in Daviess county as to who shall serve as judge of tht The first of the proceedings came when Judge Ogdon folio wjng which is self i In the matter of the petition of et tion election1in the city of Wash I recognized the for local op Appeal from county board of commissioners of paviess appel Joseph Edgar rHenry James George Frank Ed Patrlcjfv Frank Kidwell Samuel administrator of the estate of Wil liam In the Martin circuit agreed parties to said that same ln the Martln circuit on undersigned thei tearing number as ollows Davless circuit shall set for A Xet Increase of ta Evi denced in Cjty and Zed assessor of Washing has completed the task of compiling huj report for city and township taxaJblis as returned by the assessors on personal property as sessments of thiA and it shows net increase fir city and township of In i915 the city person ail amounted to while in 1916 this figure Is advanced to or knew was st lujsday trick fift s t ok fo and w en born It di inapd in school olds I are A with establ lers it was i biot te K Tlie fihows a loss It a gain of utslde of the personal ami ed at was returned at 1915 was The cit crease of thi the personlil In 1915 being list while in 19lfi this or a loss of township polls in while In the polls are listed at a loss of nine poll shows 3 list in while in 1J916 the list is The additional improvements as re jturned by the as lessors for the town phip is while the city is totajl gain forthe of Morton is a loss to explain away the cause of the decrease in pjolls in the 3t has beenreported to himthat there are many farm hands employed this jdar as Isusually the fase and it is probable that many the young misn of the township are now workingiin cities and L an J til Ti nothy clt be bo pa da stf e pa le Cl wUh contl jes JURY ACQUIT The trial ol A10NZO Albnzo charged with occupied half of the day in the circuit court Thurs The jury got the case following the courts instructions about 5 oclock inthe afternoon after reported a vterdict acquitting the Bush was arrested a weelfc or so the affidavit having been made TruelOve to whom Bush mortgaged a rat re and obtained a It later t eyeloped that Bush claimed be the owner of the had no funds The states case deput mare and showei and other written proving her iwn srship ofthe mar In procuring the Bush made an affidavit that he owned the horse and the charge was fBush was unable to give and remair ed inJafl until his The defense w is conducted by tin wh appointed to iefend the prlso er on showing that to employ was bandied iby prosecuting attor Trial of tie case began after her villj vill S Sino unc the W daj Ani in jo was in this foil 5 ope sanje Ste duri intcn tiai ent r her i Booishot was a daughte ore Mf She was of led the noon adjournment Thursday and age of thirty cents a rdughou lers u tbe d to ul ai and it latiori real terest oilier Larl in Ca lits of looke jotee at 4 owni n of incapi ork sev 1 awn iglit Hit al w en day years d icaso iJB pa uing f bis Vhile i cojal mil He ha al lab ii cit in get Ph 1 Me agdj ma 01 s Nell dk Of tl ind M SUHiv is Cat of W fashin idrew rd was lorninj of ead rapidly over this f as his acquaintances scattered over tbe t this Tbe t that he was in ill late in tbe n at part eath of icken with Larkin was born at live years In bis bride Miss Anna to jtliis union tbree Bernard Uirkii s Ernest wl o is n Washington with the Ihvid In oarly Larkin engaged In lusi lis John Lai the firm of Larkin and this usi by the two about four years ead man and his fa He a 1 conaecvative biisi is hit arc between rkin ho In nsti On leaving Loo not disposi of selling inly jarlUns Brotliers as a nicnvber of an an and tbe f the teachings of tbe Jolulmlms and be was al upbnby bis in R a inan with a big b art to bad kin j never was know ny person tizen Dies at a well kn ic Fiftli who itated from manual rail years by illi at 11 HI oclock Tl t ills Sll J deillh was hastened 111 jwlildi lie was sti was si old irn New Years day 1 nd icame to Washing cuts when a small life in this city for the ifeJ For several ye wajs an employee of tbe other be worked is find was a well bpen unaible to do iny or fouror five yea who was Miss Miry d tjwo years and a i alf e qhildren born to Lhe e daughter jihe lived with le jilso leaves one 1m th and two jiis of Loiiis ISTKR e hospital authorities on of Dr greatly im IJOCAL Of JGANJZATIOXS TO 51 Fongrir OK B ELABORATE R MKM AH infla nation of the injuscles a id taken RNS AIciiliau Street certainly sat in pf the Ibert Thompson hen a big Ram car turred turtle on the shington is to have a ster PourBli of Jul Valley just east ur Saturday af Thompson and their he Citizens band and taie Bedford to visit The committee rel of spesd down the in the big car be agible because of the wet ore Thompson could ldded into the pf the Tli ompson attract ionof Qrph Dickey and away and the men hur wrecked car to render ce as wks jthree months five IJoonshot united with the United Brethren church when fourteen years old and remained aconstant and de voted member until Siie was an intelligent and1 con scientious woman and her love for God and her church was Sreatand her memory il be tender ly a hoist of Not she ibe remembered a large circle of admiring friends but many of the school Iroys and girls IX pf Koitiierford bad school to She began teaclSng when seventeen years old and taught ten years in the Ruther ford township She was a Ijigbfy successfulteacher and to her she had a word of en couragement for the downhearted Hnd a gentle admoriition for tbeer Surviving she leaves the following near relatives The father and mother a sisterand three broth and Ott at and who lives near Loosoo teeand Ben of Pike TIiefuneral services were held at Innian chapel and were conducted by Garriott of Tbe funeral was probably tbe held in the neighbor BoonBhols last hours forcibly brougbt outthe strength of her char When her brother spoke to her about she expressed her desire get also indirnted her resignation to tbe say I am years old ami Charley have Worked so bard to set a start but if it is Gods am ready and prepared her last she semed to hav granted a vision of the here Her eyes sparkled the youth and a smile illum inated her dying In known at the regujjir meeting nioted by Wfi8hmgti acted favorabl a petition from the two organizations asking tb date Svith the provision that tjie organisations make satisfactory i r with any persons or e to whom the park mj subseqflently the celebr KHOItTRIlMfK Inilianapolis The ShortridSe bijib scliool track away school Ellen Herr of Ev n was a member of licj He was Hap chiefj on flre nylor Dead in reqeived here early of jthe sudden deatl w Majdge Taylor at his he iNotliing was lear the cattse pf Ta ell khiUnl among the older he havinglived Hy for ed the occupation of a tinsmj a number of years ing rooms e tencjent Ta lacje of business in now occupied by ton to take up a r some flft1 left Vashln den M in yea s i MrsJi Boonshot Je vs of the death pf Zada Boc n wife of Charles Soonsioti at Uer home J in Martin dear Alf r sylllei fhas been received in ngtonifwhjere she was HH illness was of a of ri of me led lor set in nd atbletes of ran tbe annual state track and meet held on Franklin field Saturday afternoon witha total of 1 Fairmounl acadeniy was second 1 1 Vj points and Brownsburg tbird with n was a glorious day nnd a glorious meet and because it had the best tea in I J Captain iHutler brtlio victofipun team was Shortridgcs main point taking first in tiuartc and second In tbe In last race tins man jumped Hie iu and was setback one and ilia one yard was tbe distance that sep urutttdhim from lirst Short ridges other points Iwere lr who took first in 1211 yard who tookfirs in the22tiyard low hurdles am who placed in the quar Tivo loroiJs The day was almjfst ideal for n track Rain threatened in tin morning but the sky war clear and the ending was perfect Tttvo staterecotds wore OIK in tbe shot put and the other in the polo and it seemed if both will stand a number of Mlttank of Failmount academy iirpke the pole over the bar at feet 7 i anil Williams of Sberldnn threw tbe shot a reuord of feet The record in the pole was 10feet and 11 14 made by of Gary in The former record iii tbe shot put was 44 feet and made by Morrisb of Fairmbiint acadeniy in ns Washington was defeated mainly of the number of heats tbat had to be run before the winner could be of Washington qualified in every heat except the semifinals and was worn out by that In one of the heats which Swords ran he was pitted against Butler of and in another he ran against ScbulU of Evansville who took second in the lOQyard Smiley also lualified in all the hur dles and pulled out one third on the ligh hurdles could not placein the low The WasTilngton team is composed of men who are nearly all of the championship caliber ibnt no one among them is an individual It s the opinion of all who follow the work of the Washington team close onf and her thojigh endured with the chHs was ortltud 5 that characterized the team lit the strongest team in the state and this is strength the fact Shortridge team which won deci sively defeated iby tbe local team here a few T5MPIXJY3IKNT More than a thousand women are emplojied in cleaning the streets of Viennat At least the men in the streets department have left their Most of them are in the arm others jhave obtained tooisB lucrative I The women who have taken their pjlaces receive the same rates of from fiftydive cents tQ sixty Sissociatipn and Capped out the details if they propose to make of tbe most entertain ing and sleetactilar in the histojy Piogress with tlie will be announced time to Tbe use of tbe pafk for celebration in of thehtbjr tbe city wfs sianted eaflier in the year by tHi j g T Six seven members the Riester was the af the approval of minutes lust tbe fi were allowed f siipeiintendent cii assisting eky civ I 3 t not to respond T I j street pay supplied Tout met tbe for the collectian anj disposal Jianbage was lefto Riclft Majors will do the work for a Thomas I in was tlicjjpnly Ifctitioiifiiof Tobias liurrls Mawliins fi Ireenwood were grantee BunIs was fianted pormissioii to a ifrain from his residence tp a fractur ankle an Tracture just The Th home of J ShirleJ Shoals we1 in automcB nothing f What umlnous n recorder Monday c It is given by tg way compj j company 3j Themo ferty of empty into lilerenth street ditcl wbile Greenwood granted a plrmit to install a under the sidewalk ifi jr place of storage tan front of th Roses petition asking for permia sioii to tap west Eleventh stree was roads whjl It at Thompson had beneath j the which velght ai tbc Ordinary prying were schirjd an4 wlth r the nidii was i bad cujt over the y mashep In the region Thompson suffered both bones of the right right sBoulder was dis ss Thompson suffered a oth Jbones of the right w sons wete taken to the Dfckey jand Henry d Freeman of j ay morning the Injured ere takfen to Bedford s and it is believed that us will result from the car was padly mpleted arrangements Jjtvance of memorial dayl by Pythagorjian Knights of contemplate a more elahl orate prograjn of servicesthan on arrangements made its the lodge at the meeting Tuesday night and I the suggestions for a more impresi jpe of Memorial Sunday stically endorsed by the i Kpr several the vjisiting Oak Grove ceme tery In a tfodijj and holding ritualistic j exercises at Hie graves of the dei Knigljfs lias been omitted by the lodge butplit was unanimously deI cided to revi Committees the cemeterie the that custom this i 3m the lodgewill visit i during the day to dec4 fraves of the deceased AGK probably age evf the most vol left with the brothers Jlie the i members lodge will assemble e casfle hall and pro ceed to Oak cemetery In motor 1 cars for the jjurpose of holding the ritualistic provided for the i The ritual 4f the Knights of Pyth las tte first Sunday in June as MemdHal Sunday and it falls on June 4 tMs which will the date lodge will hold the annual services in memory of its honored visit t aviess was filed ing with Thomas Sin tgage and Ohio rail to Central Trust ew ge covers all the prop entynine different rail mre a part of the systemlslfriie mortgage contains about words and the cost of Recording Ml run between and The moj every con road railroad Daviess Is being recorded in fthrough which the rnil ocal attorneys for the I Ithe mortgage with the tv fkinj A from K agent for the stated that the of the first train May 27 woull e unless permission block eithefl east or west Seconll street during the stay of the train as government man iij charge of train will not break rain for tljl o biockade Best Second whiclil s not a given he train be parked West of Mej near the staj Mayog McCarty informed that is the desire of the oil ers of for councilto visif he jcars The contact and bond of the risoin Fire iTruck company was pfoVed by adopted by thi unanimous of ract Sale the sale of the Ath sewer and the corobil nd gutter improvemen Idian street was set foil clerk t The south MeriJ ement resolution DAM Tucker on miles of Peters burg liy unidentified Idam wab built for the purpose of pi ding baik the govern ment ditcjffviiich mis across the e rable si rplus oil from the oil fiel i i the si ic oil is depoj y owns cons was prpte by means i was backe ithat ownej renters 1 tests again some of tl S slojugh landand itfrom he The datoj etiq park tij nation curb une th dvertise foi impri amended toi gutter property Wall er nance liminate the curb anc i An ordinal ensiqn of un nellrBarrowi hallj heating pnd plumhing ce passed under a sns rules appropriatec municipal buildini payment ta the OiDon on clt Popular Yl mj School Teachers M A nrarril to Was Huntery Coffman o place Fridl a known as ed and accomj Coffman made a hoi j with the lastyears in Petersbi farm south nnounci accumulates on Round s of the this in the to the sloughs as the Tucker sen loud 1 e jersons this city of the two or churchshortl of the service serve as maste Estel Dowden Pythagorean Oak Grovewill not concludethe In the Sfce Knights and mem bers of the the Pythian will attend church In a dele gation to hear ji memorial It lias been decided to to the First Alethodist this The ser mon for the odBasIon will preached by IV alter pastor of the congre The members ers will Castle hall an ers will meet at the move to the church In a line of arriving at the the beginning Ketchem will of while ivlll act as masterat lodge has lost three The graves of mem burled In members by dlath this year Thev are Curtis Nunl bers who are anl be looked after committees from the ip The will preach the sermon for the Modern Woodttien and Rpyal Neigh The twl orders will meet at their halt in tUfe evening and proceed to the church n a The date for the serviced is ihe sediments Because on otter lands than Tuckey owners and in their pro It is thought dynamited the iment of Inter Jton foil is that of to LMIss Essie which took May in ilnteris e son i wellajnd a cher in Tie bride I edf daughter ersburgi and formerly jnthis Shewas n the localhigh school of 1912 and the school After a short honey make a home on iecityj TIOXAL BANK BUVS BOXDS j i Pays Premium of for Five of i l The National pank priudianlpoiis gravel roads in Daviess of the j50 premium pa was the bight tbonds were county treasun in a and accrued gt of The iby Elmer They are to bear four and per Thetotal Issuejjjvas for The bonds were issued for the William Boiling road Msteele township the John Daily roaji in Bpgard township the James Perkins road in Barr town ship the jBrown Toad in Wash ington township and the Enoch Pros ser road In Elliott 1 rr The Harrison of Wild company the Men j saw Guarantee if he unsuccessful m bank Wd on the ondB offering a company The Sal Prosser set of iprenjlum of Washington co scribe of Tribe of Ben Saturday delliered a check for to widow lot Wadfc the amount of hlsJinsnrannie In the or died ;