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be of had num- period and was the John Youtsey, 20, Fatally Hurt In Accident At Shop Morgan Twp. Man Hanged in Barn Despondency over ill heal tb is believed to have prompted William Jenkins, age 59, Morgan township, to hang himself Friday to a ral'Lcr in a barn where his body was found at 4:15 o'clock by a son, Charles Jenkins. Jenkins left the house' at 10 o 'clock Friday morning and apparently apparently went directly to the barn. His wife, Flora, reported to Dr. Edward Cook, Butler county cpr- oner, that he had told her he intended intended to visit Charles Burnett, township trustee in Morgan township, township, and would not be home until until evening. Charles "Walke, deputy sheriff, who helped cut down the body, said that Jenkins had f listened one end of a harness bridle to the rafter and the other end around his throat. His neck was not broken or cut, indicating he had not jumped from the rafter. Coroner Cook, following au examination, examination, said death had been caused by strangulation. Mrs. Jcukins stated that she passed the burn several hours before before the body was discovered and (Continued on Pace 5) Legion Auxiliary Banquet, May 8 When the American Legiou Auxiliary Auxiliary So. 138, met Friday night at the Y. W. C. A., plans were made for a mother and daughter banquet May 8 at the American Legion home, New London pike. A rummage rummage sale also was outlined. Mrs. Fred Krahenbuehl was John Youtsey, ago 20, son of and Mrs. Willis Youtsey, 1108 Greenwood avenue, was injured fatally fatally at 4:30 Saturday morning at the Hooven, O w e n s-Rentschler plant of the General Machinery corporation, North Fourth street, where his body becitino caught in boring mill. Dr. Edward Cook, Butler county coroner, was informed that Youtsey apparently had straddled the machine machine when it was started by the operator, Richard St. Johns, 917 Laurel Laurel avenue. He is said to have using an electric grinding machine on a casting at the timÂ« of the accident. Youtsey was removed to Mercy hospital in the police ambulance and was pronounced dead a few minutes after his arrival. Physicians Physicians said he had sustained a crushed groin and other internal injuries. St. Johns stated that he had noticed that Youtsey was in danger of being caught in the machine when he threw the switch. Besides the theory that Youtsey had straddled straddled the machine, police said it have been possible that part of clothing had caught in the apparatus apparatus as it was started. The victim, Coroner Cook said, was crushed between a clainp on the machine a casting. Mr. Youtsey is survived by the parents; two'-brothers, Willis, Jr.-, and Robert; one sister, Mary Youtsey; grandmothers, Mrs. Rose Youtsey, of Alexandria, Ky., and Mrs. Anna Flynn, of Hamilton. The deceased a 11 e n dcd St. Stephen's grade school and was graduated from Hamilton Catholic High school in 1934. He was a member of St. Stephen's church. For the past four months he had been employed at the shop. Funeral services will be conducted conducted Tuesday morning, 8:30 o'clock o'clock at the residence, 9 o'clock at St. "Stephen's church. Interment, St. Stephen's cemetery. Friends may call after Monday noon.