Trenton Times, March 10, 1890

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Trenton Times, The (Newspaper) - March 10, 1890, Trenton, New Jersey VIII. NO, 2z68. rKKNTON, MONDAY AFTKKNOON, MAKronir jar> after t u s IP ug ill tht, Ustimun) has so deci led 1 u imdnrtd a veidict hading that tknutll u mt to his death ut th hands of Iluch 1 an! they implicated Hire hell's wife my know edge of tfco crime after its coii ion After a lengthy cou sultotion the following verdict was agreed upon i tlkt of the Jlor mei s Jur> "tt e fin 1 that the t.ai I I t Ben veil came to his ItL hi} two istn sh >U fi ed into hifl bead from b mil HP at i j ntai thenipe of tht IK k i) Ihe otlmi a litt e behind and tin 1 it tar eitln.1 of winch was MR. AND MRS BIHCH1-LL. sufficient to cause death, and your jurors have reason to believe, and lo that said shots were flred by Ihe hand of Regi nald Birrhell, alias koin iset, with deliber ate purpose, wilfully anl feloniously, to commit murder, ontaor about the of February and we are of opinion that Caroline Birchell, the wife of said litgiu! Birchell, was accessor} to the murder after the fact Mrs. Position There was very little difference of opinion among the jurors as to the question of guilt, the only question being wh or not a verdict should be guenm the absence of the prisoners. Under the law of Canada a wife cannot be puuished for shielding her hns- band and therefore Mrs Birchell cannot be made accessoi y after the fact, m-theguneial sense of the term The Exhumed When the inquest wafa resumed D R Pelley, the young man who accompanied Benwell and Birchell to this country, was taken the gi ave of the murdered man, where the body was exhumed He recognized the dead man as Benwell After Pelley had identified the bod} of hi1-, murdered com- panion he WTS- put in the witness box He again told the wonderful story of his asso ciations with Birchell and Benwell as he told it at Nugira Falls Weio There Other New and sensational developments are cropping up in connection with the tiagedy, and the question now is whether there have not been at least two victims Some two or three years ago a young Englishman, Seville H Pickthall, came here, and about a year ago pui chafed a faim six miles south of Woodstock About four months ago he married the daughter of his minister Feb 30 last Pickthall raised a on a mort- gage on his farm and lett here, saying to his wile 'I am going to double this money be- fore I come back He was seen at Niagara Falls tl at night, and then said he was going to Isew York to meet his sister He as Never Seen Again Ihe testimony in the Birchell examination showed timt Pickthall reached New York and tncre met the Birchells Since then no tract of him has been found and no wore ULS boon rtcened from him His disapear uucu caused a stir at the time nnd the police gent descriptions of him all over the country '1 he theory now is that be was enticed to New York bj BneHell with the expectation of-making a sum of muuey, and that be was put o t tf the way for the money he carried with him A search of Birchell's bnggage wnl be made for anything tha' mignt give a tk w to Pickthall s fate PUiey's if true, shows conclu sivtly that Airs Birchell aided and abettec in the swindling of Pelley and the deceased wht-th r she knew of the murder or not She fi i quently mentioned the fictitious farm to Pollej ItlrcheH'a Strange Career "ft hat is known of Birchell'B career is no at all to his credit It is said that he wai always a liar, always an adventurer Ir collie he loved to pose as the sciofl of somi great lamily If caught in a lie he wouk easily lnu.jh it off He made the acquaint- ance of the daughter of David fitephonson a tntlic manager of the London and North western railroad, and won her heart by hi dftshiug ways aud taking lies He said hi was rtreat land owner and stock raiser in Canada They welv secretly marnec against the father's wishes, who wished to Know more about the young man, am sailed away for Canada And here, in th little village of Woodstock, which they reached in the autumn of 1888, they begai to cut the swell which made him such i local celebi ity Heie He wiu "Lord Somerset." Hert hewnsBircheil no longer, but Somer- tf't, Lord Somerset, or at least the son o Lord boaierset, with all the glamour of title about him Ho was an exquisite in every way His linen was embroidered tc suit his rank He even went in debt like lord, and when he left Woodstock there wer many poignant memories in the shape of un paid bills left behind him His wife, a blue eyed, light haired, pietty little blonde, was a fit companion for one so high bred 1 hey t at last and went back to Eng laml, and for a time livid with Mr Stephen ion, who forgavo hfc daughter for her seore mailingo The girl told no tales out o whnolj though it is ctrtiun th.it by this tiui she know her husband lo be a rascal Anc meanwhile Somerset" sot about Bom means of recouping his exhausted exchequei In the course of time he fell in with Fred erickU Benwell, of Cheltenham, England RndDougluBs Rajmond Pelley, of Saffroi Waldon, Kssex, and lured them to Canad as heretofore dt scribed in those dispatches. The Timor} of tlie Police. Birchell, his wife, Bmwell and Pelle- crossed the Atlantic together on the Ger manio tho tfmo they reached Rnffal Pelley had been bletl Howmuch Ben well wns mnl ilfx not Refill cknr, al Hood's SarBftparllla possesses i utit few Mr nil MIK 1 httJi find IVllev lemained ut thUat, and stud U hut do think I Iitue seen in tht in tuna t jn with that man found muideuil f t lji meet m have found a m-- mailed I1 Btnwell It was MI that shuuld go U ew YoiK aii 1 in ike n qua its ut tbo Fifti Avenue He did s it found no clew Re- to Lhtt n h tc mid a constable or he-st j tlu Ji i d w m h juse w h ttld hnr 3irtln.ll hi I s nUfud tin bids and wai ikth to bt i i s I S 11 lit y w tiit down ilitgisli it Hi 1 and t I bis stti know nt th t n t timt h wus susptcted ol ouiphcitj in tin, rnuidei Tht I inthnj, of thn Iloclj flit sj ot wli it titd iick BLiiwell wai is an u imniij tbuket in ndst of bttfinijjT in tht little hamlet ol 'nuceton It is drsolate and feai tul m iti solatiou t n ilt'nr ugh cai t tiuck wai "ut through the tiu t in the forest had )een des 1} iht. woo Icutters for Sevclil after tilt mui lei tht lody was I bv two wcud men heu the bt dy was tumid it was lung ,tride a rotten tr'L stump 1 holies wtrt >artlv whue I it n ui k itselt hall rested hiilf hung over tLestujbjj 1 he head bent b ikward ust the t-pine Tht eyes wtrt cli scd, so waa tht mouth The rinht arm an 1 hand had be n irozen into a clinched ti n ot while the left ung limp fh il bh w a blue fiom exposure o the cold ibcrt wtie tw bullet holts ii) ;he head Ihe Dud Done A plausible theorj is that Benwel and his inurdtroi weie walking down the road, the one btioie thave the static i at Eastwood Ont, with Prederit-k Benwell shortjy before noon anc ater the pair were met walking together along the doveinoi's road in the direction of Fnnceton U bin Birchell was> neit seen it was toward 4 o clock m the afternoon, and he was alone Two Rtnegiide Apaches Shot. GLOBE Anz March five rene- gade Apaches who muidered Woorge Her bert, a fi tighter a week ago, were over taken ou bait rivei thirty miles north o Globe, by a detachment of troops under command of Lieut Janus AT Watgon Tenth cavalry, find Lieut Clarke lh play with the Cincinnati club at a salaiy (fattle Wllken Sold. LKXINGTOV, Ky March 10 S Strader of Lexington, has sold to A H Moore, o Philadelphia, the brown mare Hattie Wiik-s tl llu Uun t ne ul t ui t> picktd a mm -i p It A. f w minute laUr when Jin h 1 lit i lo'-s sh a 11 at ut i an i di inijit. s ui th M as made i th in s i ketb k an 1 the thief tl ut ul Vs th 1 u it entering the ij Ih u n an inn t waid tbt init} Ihnt is is w with an i thaigtd I hut one E tl uu b i 1 1 11 i j it} SudcUnly blie a i tt 1 at Mi s 1) is an t di ew the ytket- iouk il nn I u 1 >t a I uiidlu timt the lat- i w u i u i 11 tut. s .1 liei IIIIUM t nte M s i t vu 1 h i mnmenct an 1 urn lit, u t h r she in 1 i t th h i i i u IR 1 11 m tht boat u 1 1 t is tit i li i ui t ivt u d to the I f u i 1 J d j u l Mis was, v[ lamii h n li j tbook must have f n sh 1 n h i I un lit wh u 1 imf of olu I n n uj piai td U] on t liu sctneand .11 bl d h i A ilutband 1 shit Id 1 i fdiinh Ir tn disgrace Mis )ims tht nun uf Yllen, to tlii Hithuwr i j, 1 i.ss Sin n a-, tiled II il uiid Lipj uitott 1 I i li tu st ltd pribon foi two i 1 i i Mi 1) a heart- u 1 i 1 n li liPtml ti tht trouble that i id I f h u h i wile and for a time hi: t. IMHI is tint itLit 1 ULII q lestioued aa his wit s H h iuibouN ht woullie] h it slit Ii i 1 ,one to Lin opt n bu-anibs Mi Duis t juk bis tin e httk to the tsidenct) ol his old n lend Ylfn-d U K b UK n tit rs( ill buckttt st ttt ib t t ti '-nit i imiiuo 1 (jrief iiidhv b to tell up u tht bodv and mind t Mi is aud h) sitians pronounced im in a dtclme lit induced to entei .1 ts b >s[ itnl I n hut T MI La I.'. 1 (hut his tn 1 was approaching Ii D n lust m ;nth u i ote about u l Cuuil Noiton ol nl bk i i to teiuji ejuii'-ei and laj tht uls c in iing his bet011 nor Hit lawju suli-ikd hinibt f that ills 1) H w is lunoccnt ut iht crime with i si chiitged and wen! to dover tui Abl t t cai ly last wnA an 1 told him the M iv Ih h tned a sptcialses u n ol tbecuuitoi pin Jons and that body i Itrt 1 Mrs Davis lekise It was des mt d, howevu, that Mis was not to ook uu Uj t n hei husband's face m life, tor on t cvu} n ght that she was paidoued li 1 at KoosLvcit She f ell In a Swoon Itu r was at her ic L ist nd sin bf gged to bf4 stnt to her bus I; ml and (ii li n as quukl} aa pohsiblo L ha 1 n >t tt )tdi n t of her husband 8 ituth an 1 tj 1 itdK tht sa 1 news uiis a deli ale Ubl m It d lit 1 tie b st paid Tho cxmventioi jdj >ui d ftu a week Vn AUegPil Mnrdeieng Siilpfifps >rt N, March 10 Anni lion o wiio is in 1 c tor! with John for th inurJei of her husband, John Chomo, fit Pi tNtown 1 com mitttd suicide m her cnl by hiuig hers If with a iilk handkricluef whicl tied to tfi fdldoor Kfrderosth wa !if quitted Sit id ly Aftor his ncqmttu Mi s Chomo giow melancholy O I PIU v Knixltpil Hlmoni Out HAMMOND, Ind Maith 10 fir tht Indian piidnptiih of sSOO cf winch the loqor ro tivt 1 took pla j Ini b tw Jaci Simons and Fom (f O'L iiy won knocking bimons out tr 1lie vcnt'j rount) O'Leary rstap d wiili af k pur iihmen while bimojis was had v pot n In I at at ftlmntlng AfTrtii ZAKKSVIMK, 0 March Fiank Giaj shot Robt rt Thompson in tho head last even ing, three miles east of this city, killing him instantly Gray says he did not know th gun was loidcd and only pointed it hi companion for fun Both are about 25 years of nge No ai rests Bad blool cnuseft dyflpepsld And rfflcta by cnuslng bid mood So both go Rrowlng wone, aattl tho whole avBtem in Boned The inrat of relief for the victim la trough Ana pflfi-twiv, doane of LlL HT BURN! 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