March 20, 2014

Man Kills Another Over Card Game, Rockcastle, 1908

Previously:

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[January 7, 1908] -

At Livingston Sunday Dick Pike shot and killed Joe Mize, who three weeks ago shot his own brother to death at that place.  They were playing cards and were well filled with booze.  Pike shot Mize five times and he died instantly.  He gave himself up to authorities. [1]






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[January 10, 1908] -

R. P. Pike shot and killed Joe Mize at Livingston Sunday as a result of a dispute over a poker game.  Pike surrendered to Marshal Burton and was brought to this place Monday morning.  He waived the right of examination and by consent of the Commonwealth was granted bail in the sum of $3500 which he gave. [2]







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[January 14, 1908] -

R. P. Pike, who killed Joe Mize at Livingston, was held over to Circuit Court in $3,500, which he gave. [3]




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[April 3, 1908] -


The case against R. P. Pike charged with the killing of Joe Mize continued until next term of court. [4]





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[June 26, 1908] -

The case against R. P. Pike for killing Joe Mize will be called this afternoon, both sides having announced ready. [5]





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[December 25, 1908] -

DICK PIKE, who killed Joe Mize at Livingston, was tried at Mt. Vernon this week.  The jury hung, standing nine for acquittal and three for two years.  His bail was reduced from $3,500 to $2,000. [6]



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[December 17, 1909] -

The case against R. P. Pike for the killing of Joe Mize was called Wednesday when both sides announced ready.  The following men were selected as Jurors to try the case; Harvey Chancey, M. F. Treadway, J. F. McNew, P. L. McFerron, Jerry Roberts, Frank Cox, J. J. Brown, Wal Chasteen, J. H. Sowder, M. P. Bullock, F. F. Bullock, and W. F. Warren.  The taking of the evidence was begun yesterday afternoon. [7]







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[January 13, 1911] -


CIRCUIT COURT


The case of R. P. Pike charged with the killing of Joe Mize, which was before the court at the time of our last issue resulted in a verdict of not guilty. The following jury, which was from Laurel county tried the case:

C. M. Williams, M. T. Young, Jas. Mooney, Fred Mason, Fred Johnson, H. Harkleroad, Henry Doan, W. S. Young, W. H. Harkleroad, Albert Detting, Henry Lyons, Hays Sutherland. [8]



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[1] The Interior Journal, Stanford, KY. January 7, 1908. Page 3. LOC. http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85052021/1908-01-07/ed-1/seq-3/

[2] Excerpt from "Local." Mount Vernon Signal, Mount Vernon, KY. January 10, 1908. Page 3. LOC. http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86069561/1908-01-10/ed-1/seq-3/

[3] Excerpt from "In Neighboring Counties." The Interior Journal, Stanford, KY. January 14, 1908. Page 1. LOC. http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85052021/1908-01-14/ed-1/seq-1/

[4] Excerpt from "Circuit Court." Mount Vernon Signal, Mount Vernon, KY. April 3, 1908. Page 3. LOC. http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86069561/1908-04-03/ed-1/seq-3/


[5] Excerpt from "Circuit Court." Mount Vernon Signal, Mount Vernon, KY. June 26, 1908. Page 3. LOC. http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86069561/1908-06-26/ed-1/seq-3/

[6] Excerpt from "Locals." The Interior Journal, Stanford, KY. December 25, 1908. Page 3. LOC. http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85052021/1908-12-25/ed-1/seq-3/

[7] Excerpt from "Circuit Court." Mount Vernon Signal, Mount Vernon, KY. December 17, 1909. Page 2. LOC. http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86069561/1909-12-17/ed-1/seq-2/


[8] "Circuit Court." Mount Vernon Signal, Mt. Vernon, KY. January 13, 1911. Page 3. rockcastlelibrary.org.

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