This blog is dedicated to my parents, brothers, sister, and cousins who are descendants of Johannes (John) Gutke and Johanna Mork Gutke (pictured above). I am in the process of posting everything I have, so that I can back up documents/photos and also access the info from any location. There are likely to be mistakes, so check back often and feel free to comment if you have corrections!


Deniane Gutke Kartchner


High School Shooting is Before the Court

The Ogden Standard, April 23, 1919

Dick Gordon, 17-year-old high school boy, was arraigned in the juvenile court this morning on a charge of shooting the bullet that caused a wound in the foot of Miss Verna Davidson, the school teacher, at the Classicalia. Young Gordon, who admitted that he might have fired the shot, entered a plea of not guilty. He stated that he carried a .32 caliber revolver to the funciton and had a quantity of loaded shells in his belt, but claimed that he had been given a handful of blanks by Charles Gutke, another school boy who is now in Idaho. When Gordon was arraigned, Judge Sullivan asked him if he had ever fired shots from the window of a classroom....

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