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   Trenton Times, The (Newspaper) - April 5, 1890, Trenton, New Jersey                               VIII. NO. TKKNTON. 0AIU11UAY SfRUCKBTiwOBUUElS l be Strange Adventure of Mr. "F. W. Chmns. HE WAS TAKrN FOR A BURGLAR i, wnlle Endeavoring to Enter the Besl- denee of Charlei L. Adams Ha Wu Seriously Memorandum Book Over His Heart Saved Hit Life. Mousi VKRVON, N Y, April Ti-Ments of Mount Vernon are much excited over a mysterious shooting affray in which P W Chivvis, of the dry goods flrui of Conklln Chivvis, which failed a year or two "go at Twenty third street and Sixth New York, for nearly was severely wounded early yesterday moru- Ing Mr ChlTvis spent Thursday evening at the house of J C Smith, a neighbor, and at 2 a. m skirted home. 'He was accompanied part of the way by i F Wright, principal of grammar school No 7, of IXew York, but rr-ldent of Mount Vernon When the two parted Mr Chivvis started across the In the direction of the residence of Churlei L. Adams, which is near his onu. It is said that he entered the vestibule of Mr Adams' residence, probably mistaking itfor hisown, U led b is key in the lock and was shot by Mr who mUtook him for a burglar Saved by a Memorandum Book. Mr Chivvis reached Ms home unaided, but swooned upon being admitted Doctors were hastily summoned by Mrs, Chiwls, and their investigation disclosed the fact that one bullet had penetrated the left breast, and, ranging downward, lodged above the right hip just beneath the aWr, A second had pierced his coat above the heart, but had merely shattered a lead pen- cil in the veal pocket and buried Itself in a memorandum book. The bullet was re- moved from the wound above the hip It did not penetrate vital part, and Mr Cbivvis Is expected to recover Atlaraa' Story of the Shooting. Mr Adams admits that he fired at some one who tried to enter the house yesterday moming Burglars have been prowling in thin vicinity of he said, "and about 3 o'clock this morn ing my wife heard a noise, I went down stairs to investigate, and I heard someone outside say 'Go back.' Just then I saw a man ti ying to put a key in the door, and I immediately commenced to fire through the glass door "Two shots went through the door After the firing the man at the door went away, And I knew nothing about Chivvis being hurt till I received notice at my office thai he bad been shot, and that I was charged with having shot him They were Perfectly Sober. "Mrs. Chivvis does not believe that hei husband was shot by Mr Adama, bat thinkt be was the victim of footpads A few ago, she- says, he met a suspicious looking man Jn. the road and knocked him down. Thin fellow, she believes, may have shot him for revenge Mr Smith, who is a member Of tha firm of J B Brewster Co wai soon yesterday at his office He said that the first had of the shooting wal when he was commg to thin city on the train Both Mr. Chivvis and Mr. -Wright were perfectly sober when they left bit house. He knew nothing further about the affair An Invalid's Terrible Deatb. PATKBSON, N J April 5 Carrie Yonng, aged 40 years, was burued to death in her rooms on North west street, this city Tho woman been ill for several days and was visited and cared for until a late hour Thuirtlay night by friend She had left her bed and attempted to walk with a lamp in her hand, when, being overcome by wealmesK, she fell and her clothing caught fire and she was slowly roasted to death, Ihe floor was veiy little burned. Hobody discovered the blare nor knew of the accident until a boy called Friday with t> The woman's husband had de- serted her The charred remains were taken to tba morgue. A Judgment for Slander. CHICAGO, April 5 Judge Anthony has entered judgment for favor of Mrs. F. against her husband, Aaron 8 Williams, in her stilt for for slander The action is the first in Cook cuunty where tbe wife sued her husband ouoh ohargs, and u may bo supposii, the suit is one of many outward sigus of ex- ceedingly strained relations between the couple. Mr Williams is a retired capital- ist, who lives on the side, and is said to hare an income of Williams is a handsome and cultivated about 50 years of a K1 Andtnother and a levlfng member of a fashionable west side chuuH Murderer "Cinnamon's" History. KTOOBIOH, H Y April 5 The real name of Frill Cmnamofj, who hilled Pilot Aber- nethy in New York, is Frederick Zimmer- He was born at Rondout, where Ms father stilt resides. Fred followed Dela- ware and Hudson canal, wai a reckless character and figured in the local criminal courts He is now a fugitive from Justice, having left town to evade for a rob- beij committed >n 183i. wal known here as a qniet and {KAocable man His funeral took place from St. Jiisph's church today. Goodell Improving HASHPA, N H April 5 -Dr. 8 G Dear- bail, of thin city, and Dr Norris tbe family physician of Govemor Goodell, made a thorough examination found tbe governnr'n condition much improved. His stomach difficulties have portly disap- peared, the use of bis Hmbs has boon In measure and he sleeps better. channe for recovery favorable. The doctuu advise h'nt to his mind from all matters. ANOTHER BENDER FAMILY The Chleborads Accused of Many Dark Deeds ATWOOD, Kan April J Judge Bertiom has sentenced Graoiau Chleborad to fifty years m the penitent! r) for murder Chle- borad is about X) years old will prob- ably not live to seive his time out. The crime of which ho wus convicted was poison- ing his younger brother, Jooeph, last Decem bff btrange to say, although there was proof positue of stiychnine in the dead man s stomach, and every circumstance pointed to Graclau as the murderer, the jury returned a verdict of murder in the second degi ee, acquitting Mrs Chleborad, Gracian's wife, who was indicted with him The judge, however, made amends for the jury's action by pronouncing a neutenca that virtually amounted to life imprisonment If the evidence of Chleborad's neighbor" is to be believed, the poisoning of Joseph Chleborad was tbe last of a series of mur- ders that if investigated will prove ai horrible as the Infamous Bender crimes that were exposed in Cabeth county, Tfansas, in 1873 1 he Chleborads lived on a claim thai was originally by Mr Shaw whc mysteriously disappeared Evidence Indi cated that he was murdered for bis money and his body thrown into "n abandoned well on the not far from the Shaw dugout After awhile the Chleborads, con sjsting of a roan and bis wife and three sons, of which Gracian was the oldest, took the claim In the course of timo Mrs, Chleborad died mysteriously and her place of buria] was never known The event occasioned comment but the people scorned to be afraid of the Chleborads and it was never Investi gated. It was generally believed, however that she was murdered and her body tbrowi into the well Later the old man died suddenly, and thi neighbors again suspected poisoning Thii was followed by a fresh burial in the well This crime was, charged to Gracian Chleb orad and his wife, Mav A few months latei one of the bi others disappeared and Oraciai said that he had gone to Nebraska, but thi boy never came back, and it is supposed well received another victim Last Decem ber young Robert was poisoned and the mur derer was detected by a party of neighbors who met Gracian with the body of the boj on his shoulder making straight for the old well. He was arrested and the murdei proved An effort has been made to the county commissioners dig out the old well, now nearly filled up, when proof of all thow horrors is likely to appear The Bennett Lnw as an Issue. Wis, April leading Democrats of Madison generally have strongly defined views against making the Bennett law an issue in the next state campaign, aiid yet if it is made an issue they will almost to a man vote against the Republicans who are responsible for 111 enactment Mayoi M R Doyan is a notable exception, and declares emphatically m favor of the law and that he will vote for it Ex-Congressman Burr W Jones wai inclined to be cautious m bis utterances. It is too early to talk, about such he said "I d rather say nothing about itr Ex-Postmaster Gregory, once Democratic candidate for congress in this district and a warm personal friend of Col Vilas, is op posed to making the law a state issue Mayor B U Pinney, the ablest lawyer in the state, said "I do not want the Benneti law made an nor have I soen any Democrats who do" George Rwymer, editor in-chief of The Madison Democrat, expressed fear that the victory in Milwaukee would cause the Democratic state convention t< take up tbe Bennett law as a state imiie Ihe Actors' Baseball Clab. YORK, April 5 Actors' Base- ball club, known as the Five A's, have de- cided on a very unique schedule for ths coming season The regular season will be- gin on June 2 The club will sail up the Hudson un the steamboat City of Albany, which has been chartered for a month, and play their first gatne at Newburg After that games will be played at Ponghkeepde, Rondout, Albany, Troy, Kingston, Goshen, Middlctowu, Hudson, Youkers, Bridgeport, New Meriden, Narragansett, As- Imiy Paik, Long Branch, Philadelphia (with tbe Reporters' Atlantic City and Cape May The teann and guests Kill live entirely on the steam boat during the whole of thfrjomuey. The trip is certain to prove a financial succsss as well as a jolly jannt SIGNED BY DAVID B. HILL 1 he Corrupt Practices Bill Re- ceives His Approval THE tOUnxm'S MtMOKAMUJM He Bays Much 
                            

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