uintah shooting 1922, part 2

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uintah shooting 1922, part 2 - OF IRNTAH SCHOOL SERIOUSLY WOUNDS YOUTH,...
OF IRNTAH SCHOOL SERIOUSLY WOUNDS YOUTH, Quarrel Said to Have Resulted From Teacher's Efforts to Maintain Discipline Leads to Serious Consequences ^FOWLER ISSUES TON Continued from Face One) Lloyd remark that he would not cause any trouble about it until school let out in June. . ' Mr. Bybee said: "Last week Orville was expelled from school for not having hie lessons, but I upheld him for the reason that he was ordered to stay in after school hours, when he had work to do about the farm. He told me he had asked the teacher if he could not get his lessons in school hours so he could get home, but the teacher refused and told him to stay late. "The trouble with Lloyd and Chris-, tensen last night came as a -surprise I had bought a new pair of shoes and Lloyd had agreed to go to the store to purchase'some waterproofing for thorn. The first I knew about the trouble was when they told me Lloyd had be«n shot." Lloyd-was conscious this morning in his bed at the hospital, but was in extreme pain. Narcotics were administered and he laterr slept. Dr, Durake declared he. had about an even chance of recovery.and much depended upon the extent of the infectitfn that is expected to set in as a result of the punctured liver and lung. The lad is in good physicial condition and this will aid greatly in his chances of recovery, the physician said. KNOCKED HIM DOAVX Christensen said toctay at the county ja.il that Orville Bybee and several other lads called him from his house Sunday night and that Orville Bybee hit him on the jaw and knocked him down. The father of Orville Byboe said this morning that Orville was passing along the road near th'o Christensen house Sunday night and with other boys was making some noise and laughing and yelling. Christensen, he said, came from the house and approached them, when Orville Bybee knocked him 'Through Superintendent B. A. heavyjie'r, the county schools issued the following statement with regard to Uintah shooting:. "The shooting at Uintah is a deplorable thing: indeed. We regret very much that This state of affairs has developed. "We have known, for some time disciplinarv troubles have caused unrest. These troubles were not sidered unusually serious and only what frequently happen when largo school boys offer resistance at times ' M J l i U U l U U . V ^ J V J - L r r i i ^ O U C C i - i school authority.' There'is an. settled case before .-the Juvenile here locally, havinff"to do with an alleged Iretfusal ofl isome students at Uintah to obey the teacher's rule, involving a striking of -the teacher by one of the pupils in a' gang ""That it has come to this sad is a great surprise to the school in Weber county. We sincerely trust that the young man who is injured! may recover speedily. " - (Signed) B. A. FOWLER." 1921, and that he Iliad completed the sixth grade in school. The records show that Orville bee was born May IS, 1907 and. the boy is still in school. -op-

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  1. The Ogden Standard-Examiner,
  2. 23 Mar 1922, Thu,
  3. Page 2

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