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Trenton Times, The (Newspaper) - April 30, 1890, Trenton, New Jersey VOT.: VI IT. NO. 2302. A LONGER LEASE OF LIFE Murderer Kennnler's Executior Has Be-on Postponed AN IMERRIPTION HI VIMLHi Judge Wallace (if Inlteel Stated Clr cuit Com t nits u of Habea Corpus lutuiruble at Caiiumlaiyua, N Y, June 17 iutimlti ehe Nowi Apnl 30 the surprise of nearlv eveiv one William Kemmler tin murderer who was to have been clectrocub ed this week, his been respited Unitec States Circuit Judged allacehas issued a writ 9! habeas eorpus foi Kemmler return able at Oman daigua on June 11 and staying execution Late jesterelaj afternoon a group of anxious report- ers were standing in tl (on idor of the pi isou 1 he warden flitted m and out, but would saj nothing He did not even re.pl) to their questions, anel linally elisippeare d through one of bigeloors in the rear Presently he reap peaied and said "Judge Wallace has granted a writ ol habeas corpus in the Kemmler case and Kemmler will go before him on June 17 A Bush for tin Telegraph OtHVes Instantly then was i wild rush and scramble down the flignt of iron steps leading to the fiont coin jard The one an ml gateman w is surrounded and he leisnrelj turned the great kej m the lock HDtl Vt the crowd out 1hen there was a lUbhdjvvn tne stieet to spread the ne At first it was rumoreel th it kemm ler hsd been executed It was about noon Tuesday that arden Durston first of a reprieve Lavvver Sherman assured the warden that he was working with no ulterioi motive and moved bv no outside influe nee 11 v ond a desire to be of use to an unfortiin ite man in appointing himself Kemmler B counsel The writ wus eUted Mondaj Warden Durston refused to Sherman as Kemmler s 1 ivv v e r until Judge Dw ight, of this place, executed a legal document guar anteemg in substance that as Kemmler's legal friend Sherman was sound and all right The w nt of habeas corpus ordering kirn to produce Kemmlei s body before Judge Wallace at Canandaigua the third Tuesday m June at 10 o clock m the fore noon, and not to interfere with said body electritally or otherwise mean while, washaneled to Durston and made public in the afternoon At the time the reprieve vv as received at the prison Rev Dr Houghtou and Chap lain Yates weie m Kemmler s cell praying with him anel offering what religious con solation thej could, and it was thought best by the w arden not to disturb them un til they had finished Kemmler Hears the News. As soon as the news reached the street everybody wis anxious to know how Kemm- ler had tak n the ews He did not hear it for almost two hours His religious ad- visers were with him and Warden Durston did not propose to disturb them, jet he did propose to carry the news himself He said he was bure that Kemmler would be cool, aud not think much about it one way or the other But the warden has a big heart nnd loves to gladden other hearts, whether in the bodies of murderers or elsewhere Warden Durston in person earned the news of the reprieve to Kemmler The little man, who has been v ery nervous all day, particulaily since his farewell talk with Mis Durston, wasforamomenthalf He looked from Mr Durstou to Daniel Mc- Naughton, his keeper, and said "Well, is that so' is that so'' lie Was Hopeless. Daniel McNaughton was himself much moved, aud for a moment could hardly find voice to speak The slightest hope had not been giv en to Kemmler He had already been told to be prepared for death within twenty four hours, and had been striving manfully all the morning to brace himself at once tc Mr Di olmle and fiom thence to Auburn nheu the oidei first made public Ktmmlti lilt! Sot I ndentunel The document was mid to the murderer by Duiston and it was with great pride that the man who had learned to write with the death ehair waiting for him put his itnre on u real document with seals and i formidable aspect He was pit ud of the s ilemn and business like aet although he had but a faint idea as to its meaning In fact it had little or none Iluie is little solid comfort for Kemmlei m these iffoits at keeping him from the di it1 shoik which awaits him Improvements ma) be made m tin chair, and a capable exeeutioneei nm} be secured, but except for that KemmVi is rither to be pittied for hav ing had this new lease of life granted to him He can seareelj hope for ultimate pardon Juelge Vtallaee Talks NEW April ludge Wallace says m granting the Kemmler habeas corpus writ he upheld the views of the counsel making the application that inas much as the case was one of life and death the questions involved shemld be passed upon bj the highest tribunal in the land Ihe question is to the valtditv of the dele- gation of powei to a sheriff to fix the time and circumstance.s of the death of a con detuned man was a sen jus one The judge intimated that the restnctionof the liberty of the press was also a question to be con sidered but he did not sav that this was one of the reasons for granting the writ The question of the crueltj or unusual nature of the punishment would be consid Bred by the United States supreme court The opinion prevails among lawyers that should the I mted States court di clde that electrocution is illegal Kemmler must nee essaril} escape punishment for his crime It is said that he cannot be letned by a state court nor can a state eouit pass a sentence of dc eth bj hanging m his case Paul I) (rnvith counsel for the West- lughouserl etrie company st ited positive 1} last night thit that tompinv hid no part m the pro n Imns li) whieh the exe- cution of Kemmler has been deferred NEWS IN BRIEF Fresh Tips from the Wires Carefully (ulleel Mrs Sarah J Lewis was suffocated at in a slight fire caused by an explosion of a kerosene lamp m her bed room Hemj M Stanley will be received by Queen Victoria on Maj fi An exemplified copy of the will of the late Isaac Bell Ji late L mted States mm ister to the Netheilands has been filed with the surrogate His daughter ora receives the lot given him bv his brother In law, James Gordon Bennett on whieh his New port villa was erected The residue is ap portioned among his children generally The Homestead bank of New York, TKKNTON, VYKDNKSUAY AKTKKNOON, APBIL 30, 1890. LABOR'S GREAI BAllLE.' is now in the hands of Bad business is said to for the ordeal Warded Durston said to him on entering the cell "Well, William, I have good news for you You have boon granted a reprieve The judge has post- poned the execution until June After Kemmler had half gasped out several titles the words, "Is that he walked several times around his cell and seemed unable to Collect himself His regular routine of life in the cell will now be renewed, and he will have to go through another interval of sus- pense which, in the end, may be more of a torture than it would be to have gone through the ordeal now when he had aban- doned all hope and had prepared his best to meet it The feeling of relief was scarcely less to arelen Durston than it was to Kemmler himself, and the same may be said of the faithful McNaughton, who during the past few elpys, has been greatly wrought up The Teit of the writ. The following is the writ of habeas corpm in the Kemmler case Ihe President of the United States to Charles P Durston, Warden and Agent of Auburn Prison, Greeting "Tne people of the United States, whom God defend, do "command you that you have the body of William Kemmler, by you imprisoned and detained, as it is iwfd together nith the time and cause'of such imprisonment and detention, by whatsoever name the said William Kemmler Is called or charged, before the the plrcuit court of the-Uniteel States for the Nurthem district of New iork to be held at on the third Tuooday of June, at 10 o'clock in the morning "Witness the Hon Melville w Fuller chief justice of the United Statm Fail not at yonr peril, and have you then, the.o this writ" On the back of the writ Is the following Indorsement "The within wilt is granted this of April "William J. Wallace, judge, United States circuit court How the Writ WM Obtained. The writ was given on the application of ex-Unrted States District Attoiaej Roger M. Sheiman, of this city. Mr Sheioiau judge in hia private rooms late Monday afteiuoon and obtained from him the papers which did not become a writ untili signed by Clerk Doolittle, of the Northern district circuit court at Utica sitting in New York winch is in the Southern district, had no power to make the stay until it had passed tlrough the hands of the Northern district in which Kemmler was Conse qirntly Mr Sherman, whose connection vvrh thp cnso doe's not serin pi un hastened closed its doors N A Chapman be the cause of its suspension The bank has a capital of MOO It is said the de- positors will be paid in full B ink Exam Iner Trenhohn w ill close up the concern, relieving Mr Chapman Mrs Bridgefr 0 Boj le was killed near Pleasant Valley, Luzerne falling from a bridge on to a moving freight car, from which she rolled to the ground dead Harvard's j-esignation from the football league maj cause its disruption Clara Fiirrell wife of J Farrejl, the well known baseball plajer of the New York National League team filed apphcitionfor divorce The complaint charges brutal treatment Edward D Walker an editor of The Cosmopolitan Magazine, is supposed to have been drowned while crossing the wire teriy on thej Roanoke river The marriage of Miss Maiy Anderson to Mr Navarro will take place in the Brompton Oratorj London, in the early part of May Charles Mcllvaine convicted of the mur 3er of Grocer Luca in Brooklyn, Aug 82, 1889 and vt ho as to have been executed during the week beginning May 12, him been granted a new trial by the court of appeals The appeal was based on excep- tions taken to the evidence of Dr Linton C Graj A Pans correspondent has had an inter view with Hichard Oreiker, m which he de- nies the McCann story in every particular At the office of Ihe Pans Herald a letter has been received from Berlin announcing the prob of Empftror illiam visit- ing the L nite 1 States in a new yaci-t which he is hav ing built The cotirfrtif appeals m the caw of Joseph Cbapleau, the Plattsbnrg (N Y murderer, ann wed the judgment Emperor William has informed Queen Victoria of his intention to-visit- EngWd, probablv in August The MetuUa Court Martial. NFWYoi'K April 30 Commander Mc- Calla's lawyers made a new tack before the court martial in the Brooklyn navy yard yesterday They tried to show a con- spiracy against the commander of the En terpnse Lieut Lemly, of the Enterprise, was the first witness He denied that he had ever complained to the navy depart- ment or to any other naval officer about Commander McCalla Lemly further stat- ed that when he joined the EnteIpnse her crew was a favorable one, but that it bo came demoralized later on Counsel for Commaneler McCalla asked the court that the defense be allowed to make the closing argument orally Puglllet llnnlej. Knocked Oat. PlHLADrLPHIA, April SO "Jimmy" Mitchell's benefit at the Philadelphia Ath- dub last night the con- cluded the entertainment which should have lasted six rounds, with Jack Hanley, of Buffalo The first round very quiet, but in the second Mitchell caught Hanley on the point of the jaw with his right Hanley went dowu, his head striking the stage He did not recover for about two minutes. Hanley claimed that he was sick and iu no condition She Prepares for the May Day Demonstration CHItiW) Wills IN sisl'tVSE. Fears That SeimetliinB Akin to tht> Hay- niarkit Riots Mm Oe-iur The Carpen- ters striku Neil Settled yet A New Grievance lint submitted tit Plttxburg Cmcuo situation at the stock jarels is becoming critical In each Una of labor ut the packing houses the leaders of the eight horn movement are getting then forces in line prepaiatory to the beginning of the fight on May 1 The coopers and butcheia unions and la- borers have already sent their ultimatum to the dlffeicnt packing firms 1 he parade of Ma} 1 will piecipitate the strike Most of the men will ask leave of absence to at- tend the demonstiittion This will be de- nied aud the men if perstisteut will be dischuiged too the chances for a strike of mote than half the emplovesat Packing town anel almost eomplete cessation of business Irieliej moinmg is verj good bu perlntendeut of P ihce Mar-eh say., he will keep the peice at the vards with the legu lar police and will make it vvarm for those who endeavor U) raise a The Troops Available The report thiet the citj troops had been notified bj the governor to be in readiness at a moment s notice is not true though the commanding of the First and Second regiments have been given to un derstand that the sen ie es 111 'it ir men may be needed In two hours the troops can be summoned and reaelv for deitv even with out previous warning Ihe troops have seen stock jarddutj and don t want it If they can get out of it Something over 600 men can be at the vards within three hours should thewoikers there overpower the police As for the latter a force will be stationed there, ready for any emer gency that nm> arise A Historical Spot Some uneasiness is also felt regarding the situation along Blue Island avenue, or the Black load es it is ealleel west of Twentj secoujl stieet In this district is located the great McCormick reaper workn, the malleable iron works and numerous lumber jards and as the majority of the workmen are of foreign nativ itj they are easll} excited aud led into a strike Of the 20000 men employ ed in this dis tnct fully 15 000 are unskilled laborers and they are the ones who began the riots of 1886 It was on the prairie near the reaper works that Spies haranged the men on the afternoon on the 3d of May 1886, and brought about the first bloody conflict with the police Striving for Peace. The arrangement between the striking carpenters aud the new bosses' association Monday night was only a truce and is liable to be broken at any moment The bosses association is striving hard to bring about peimanent peace, but until they establish the fact that they comprise a majority of the contractors it is extremely doubtful if they will accomplish anything The Central council of the carpenters held a meeting, at which it was decided to con tinue the fight indefinitely on the snme lines that have already been traversed Presi dent O'Connell said after the meeting that there is no prospect of an immediate settle- ment In he said "the men will consent A nothing but absolute surrender The strikers have ceased to deal with the old bosses' association because they believe there is no chance to win a single conccs sion as long as the present condition of affairs is maintained The only hope of speedy settlement now seems to be that the new bosses' association can demonstrate their ability to employ most of the strikers The minds of four carpenters have be- come unbalanced over the strike A Day of Anxiety. NEW YORK April 30 Is the day selected by the American Federation of Tjibor when, so far as such aching can be accomplished the eight hour day will put in force With the adoption of the eight hour law thousands of idlers will be put to work who are now living on their relatives or friends Shorter hours of toil have been advocated for many years Thin fact is abundantly proven b} extracts from NEWS FROM ALBANY of si imtf> AMrnihl, Vetoen the dovernor AilUM the senate Mr SHxtrmball t lef i m bill d to the judiemrv e minute? A m u n t ro- conuidei the t I the 1 ill f i tax ing s lost d f 1 hv a vote of >i t 41 Mr Pi infill i il the point of ui lei that tli9 bill vwe-. it I ut( 1 hj votint, it d the orclei ut tl, s nil nadin., when it should huve 1 1 e i 1 neon thud uailiiiL, I In point hill MIS well taken In fit sp ekei and tl i te bj which tin 1 ill lost It re- considered Mr 1 ish at the eumntrses siou re ne his in itiou that Ut ballot rtlorm billlit made the t ml t rder for this afternoon which natal out opposition Among the bills passed VMH Mi Cog geshall s lull for Huns on publit I millings Mr Sloan s hill appropriating fin) from the I. mted deposit f era t f i Bhe pro fesslonal tiaiiung ejf te-iehers Mi Laugh 1ms bill alleramg Htiffalo to a bonds for a municipal building Mr f met ion's Plattsburrielmrtei bill Mi bill revising the chute i f 1 ng Ulan 1 itj Air hippie s bill maMn., it neeessuv fir the attoinit general to tt the permission of the insuianee departini nt hefoie IHIIIK mg action against un insuinnce compaiu Thegovirnoi hisvUoeil U J Lane s bill inceirporatinjj the 1 mi n hiteiary aouetv of Jlllsl uru; on the M unil f special kgis latiou ulHotlu It M Biuiib cschut bill on the same ground In the stn ite M> n s bill providing for the test of the onstmiuonalih of the oil mid blanket ballot of the Australian t in In tli eourtsvvus lost anel a'moti jn to ree nisi 1 i i us tabled Hills pnssi d Mi Ah mjiton s amend mints to KeitionJ it the code lelntive to n jtieis in sun _itr nts also regard MiK H sin Hidiistni thool commit i I md thu bod j could onlv be 11 i i hy u iv mil wearing Tim i upcrlor morlt of Aycr fl C horr> I'ooto ml an on anodyne expectorant Is eluo to n I JtkUIutl combination ofthe mont powerful In- nn Tn the mf Aypr'n need of frwrntcnl poison, thffl meelt the constitution anel bylaws drawn up by David Babcoek for the Haverhill Cturiei wwociation of Massachusetts, in 1882 Samuel Gornpers, president of the Amerl can Federation of Labor, went to Louisville last night After delivering a speech to the blacks and one to the whites, I shall immediately return to New he said, before taking the tram "The demonntra- tioninLemisville from the present stand- point, will be, in all probability, one of the largest of its kind ever seen in thig country. I am not in a position to say just how gen- eral the demonstrations throughout the country in favor of the eight-hour workday will be Over Fifty Anarchists Arrested. PARIS, April Temps sayu the police discovered in the house of the Mar- quis de Mores printed documents designed" to incite workingmen to disorder, and found in M Dumont's house a secret mani- festo urging the troops to mutiny They also ascertained that certain in- tended to thijow dynamite in order to effect a bloody revolution on Mayday In con- sequence of these discoveries over flfly Anarchists were arrested In thin city The Marquis de Mores is charged with inciting murder, pillage and arson and revolt in the army A New Grievance Lilt. PIUDBUKO, April30 Ihe Supreme conn cil of the National Federation of Railroad Emyloyes met and drew up a new list of grievances This list wag presented to the officials of the railroads today Tn the new demands the rate for conductor! will stand at the previous figures twenty-eight oouto per hour for day conductors and twenty- nine cents per hour tot night conductors The wages of brakemen have boon scaled dowu to from twenty-four and twenty five cants per hour to twenty-one and twoaly. cents per hour for day and night brake- men respectively i railroad officlala In viewed state that they will willingly consider any grievances submitted by em- ployes The statement that the Baltimore and Ohio road had conceded the demandi of their men is officially denied Bloodshed Feared In Two April 80-The police are In. skucted to bo as patient as possible In deal- ing with the May day demonstration The goveiument is making every effort to have the day pass off peacefully, and at the same time without any appocrance of undue restraint or Intimidation by the au- thorities It Is believed that outside ol Brussels and Vienna there will be no blood nhed, and that in the former capital only is there anj d mger of a mob triumph Tin Ulimtli H i it inn Meeting I'llll MH II 111 v nl II Ihe board of in'niters eif the inti li mebnll asseji 11 tion he hi n mi (ii i u ih outmeutiil ho- tel lust nuht f( i tin i sc of eonsnlir in.'the IIIKS ion 1 pniiu lo the il li uml Vmeii u HSS iiitionthi tiexi which is din Mav 1 mil ilitlts the dubs of the MI i to re sine (hi 11 plaurs UIclulsv i i n sent'd ins olutioii w is ulojlid i in, foi u full mil impartial he b f r l ho hoard of nil tuition m the I 1 and R H I'tttlt (if the II veil club thev eleini was deiiele 1 iievionslv Ihe Ulantl association di 11 the light of re servation butbefm piv ng foi the same would h i i have u In u ig Ihe res >ln tion will In se nt to Si (i i u v 'i oung of the board of iilitiation M ssis Shoein iXir Buinham uml Htwitt vv IP appointed a committee t i nsint the Atlantie asso elation at the meeting of the arbitration board Pensions for U omen Nurses WAMirvoiert Miss Tiara Bar ton and Mrs S 1 IiilUr M i tar} of the National Relief e ips each i I hissed the house committee on invalid pi nsions to- elay in snppoit of the hillinti due dm the house Ur foi the relief of women enr illeil as iiinj nuisis I he lull grantsa pension of
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