Trenton Times, August 7, 1890

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Trenton Times, The (Newspaper) - August 7, 1890, Trenton, New Jersey VOL. VIII. NO. 91385. I'KKNTON, TIIU.SDAT AFTKRNOON, AUGUST V. 1890. TWO CKNT8 ixu drill nstiat 1 Ihe -.U] WAI III-S 111 I SHIN Tho Dot tois All Claim the Mur- dciei Died Instaiitlj. OTFTEBS SAY HE SUFFERED, The Cuiicnt Applied to Ivi iiiniler'b Semiannual follow Hie Rt-i'iiitu of Hie the In- itial Shot k the Doomed Man Showed uf Uniting ami DBttdtj-Fluid Akalti Turned Into Body I'reuent State That the Mur- derc-l Was Instantly Beyond the Knowl- edge of of the Autopsy oiittrui the of the- Sledlcal Men Tin Hotly Helmed by the Current. Ail IN N Aug autopsy oveiile I Jtlv of was pin to tkatb by ileetriiit) Weanes- daj w is hil 1 bj thi phjsieians appointed for th piiriiose in the room where the niiirdtrer vv ts exttutid the physi leans were ready to begin their task the body of the dead man Btill sat m the electric chair the limbs rigid, the express ion of the face (but for the dmcolora- turns of the skm) unchanged The of -the body was, a matter for comment and aur pnsi an nuthi p vsicuns The jaw had n t fill n ind tht pleasant expression with which rvimmler had greeted the wit- nesses is hi entered the execution room ktill In hi rid alu ut hh features The body was lifted from the chair and placed on the t ible in the center of tire room It still preserved its rigidity Then a con vict summoned from the prison to take i IT the clothing The removal re- v c aled n scar ncarlv iiv e inches in diameter where" tin- second electrode had passed ag iinst the liti-si of the apine showing that tin lurrinthad burned through Into the flesh The Autopsy llu autopsv was v i ry formal in character Slid e tjmiw wittl TliC first ste p t iken was to bind a clinical ther m mi ter t) the nape of the neck and take thete mi era! lire 1 he record demonstrated that the in in was dead beyond all ques- tion Di Jenkins wielded the scalpel, Rnd he vv is hy DM Shrady, Spitz ka, MtDmulcla'Kl Vjiithwick, The heyirt, an 1 ither organs were taken out and tbiir tun lition noted carefully They all i ut in Mueller 3 fluid for oresena- tluu and future elimination Tbe top of the skull VT ta n moved and brain taken out 1 his vv is "ftie most interesting feat- ure of tbe elimination as the theory OD the i ii r" j' greater humanity for this me thud of execution are based Is the theorv th it tbe electric current paralyzed the jjru.ni "inslaiitlv and thus destroys all seusatioi Ihe phjsicians found evidence 'oTtbe ell ct of the current on the forma- tion tbt xJtuU on tl And on the brain tissui directly beneath the point of contact wlnrh s itisfied them that the paralvsib of the brain was immediate omcioiisiirsB Instantly Abolished. The following statement was dictated to the special currispondeut of The Lnited Press bv Dr before the witnesses left tin i room 'There is no doubt that c HIM lousness was abolished m- fltautl} it the first contact The first cur rent ehd nut distro) all vital phenomena, but some riflex phenomena or phenomena of lili and that J think jou can safel v vv as ejne to the fart that the was not lonstant or strong enouji e ncernmg the strength of the vultu_i Di s tid that he ten to Dr MiDonald some time ago ex- pressing a ft ir that it would be too Dr. said that he had noticed some curious phenomena in connection with the experiment one of them the post-mortem signs vvhiib ippeared immediately after the first shock DI lit Mli i rthleh Di In il U t liLst II I Llettn in iiu u gar 1 i nit i I xi i lie 11 Hi n i f U as 1 I L Iien xt l IIIL l chair as it hiis done the ropie and that im prisoiiment for life will be thp onh proper punishnunt uieteil to n immkrer Ihls is indeed the onlj nitioiiil mrthod which science justice and can consist- rtcomniPlid Ihe diath chair will jet be the alt ir from winch this doctrine w ill be preached The Ortlfloate nf Dentil Ihe following certificate of death has beeTi Ilk 1 in tht; oflke. or tire totfnty cTerk b) anil n Durston 'I Oliarks- F Dur wardtn of state jirisun at Cajugi rountj do (eit ptlisiiant to section of the iodp of UM! pr >coilnre of the state of 'ioik that in oliuliiMice to and m conforniitj tin inUmtnt and sen tenet of the mine 1 t mrt and the warrants of said court of is hereunto annexed I said nnd warden of the baid state prison it the city of Auburn, on the dth din of Aupust did attend upon thi ot Hie ment and sentence, and tli it tin said iam KemmlcivotlirrvUM i illwl H irt the convipt therein uienlioiipd was then and there to the plate and time last aforesaid in conformity to the judgment and suitimt of said "court and e with tho provis- ions of the code, of criminal prorexluii of the state ot "i ork I do fnithi r ter tlfy that the persons whose nanipx are lieu hereafter signed were the poisons united by me as such nnd win din to bo present at said exmitim nnd that said persons were all the us pn spnt and w itnessing the exccntioii of said judgment and sentence upon the s ud Kcmmlbr, otln vi i-.( inllrd Tnhn Iln-rt Dated at Aiibinn imvm lounty state of New tins dth din of nst, 1R90__ CllARI F8 F I Agent and w inlin The names of the witnesses follow Keinmlflr's I ant It now that a few spnsnti innl dp tails of thePMiution ncie within Id fiom the public in HIP fust nee mils nf the traged) that were Hint out Durston and TospphA icling ikpiit) shcnfE ol Frie county, strapped the doomed man Kemmlei i 1 to the irden in I Ins as istant 1 ike iirtiint Dili bt in ii him He sue tl at Is all i 1 or three timis he n peated tbest phi is s Kriumler l >ene T t u w I d tnnk in Ills I tl H bill nessi that was to tit tbe faci 1 be broad straps e vered the fjieheid I irt of the itgitittr pait of tliebeatd mouth wiu. left free the woejdtn and 1 1 to move the tigure four down His hand trembkd a little as he did it and the tup did not (it down upon tht head in a secure way as Ktmniler thought Ob jou d better press that elown fuither I guess he said Prehs that down Ihewardtu followi-d bis mhtrutt OUB and piissed it down moie mturth Then Kemmltr broke out in 111 iiLhtr spasmjdic remark elU I want to do tbe best I can he said I can't do 3115 liettir than tliar" The I ust f his iiKiuth Ihe ardi n t( nk a last lu >k at the straps Ibis is all right hi said All right haul Ur and then he bent OMr and said, God bless 5011 Kemmkr "lhank said tbe little man quletlv Keadv Goodby said the warden to Kemmler Ihert was no response The warden supped to the door le iding into the oexti rwm IE then fuitv three, and one half ininntes past o o cl jik bj the prison tl HI 1 til U tht 1 H i is t Us I If 1 M t s pio] I 1 V tie uv u 1 n h ist in 1 nil I 1 1 il ill u Is Mi HI i nt be int. tin _u st j d it ll 1 t 1 i 1 vi vv- I 11 it Itlllt 1111 II lls I II t t Ittt-Ff writ ri! 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S UKAvii.MO, al Vug 7-Governor m iu I us a li-[ itrh to Secretary of the Intel i r Noble, protesting igamst decliimg el en tin susnemled in lulare e ni tv on which are loiated the trees Ihi gov nioi furthei asks that tetarv Noble use his influence to haves tbe blirvevs run iiu ilosetl until longress sliill lee i It vv ithiror not the laud flrall be sit aside fui i publie pul YoumanB1 Oelebmted Spring Styles now on Sale. 16 East State Street- lave Tho to your Address. The Sli'i uti IV ill u A ithout h pn tn for a toll solemnly It ceased and again there was silence Then fiom the rhair came a suzling sound as of meat cooking on a pan Follow ing it immidiatel; a burst of smoke came from the body and filled the air of the room with the odor of burning hair There was a cry from all the members of the little group, and Warden Durston cried through the door leading into the next to turn the current off It stopped and again the body retained al most all of its rigor Dr I ell bad been quick with his can of salted water when the second current was turned an He had wetted tbe electrodes again and wetted them thoroughly He breathed a sigh of relief when the current was turned oft "Well, theie's one thing about he said, 1 he man never suffered a bit of pain and strange to sa) doctors do not disagree on this point, as all of those who witnessed the execution joineel Dr tell later in this expression of opinion He Pulled the Lever It Is said that George B Irish, of Albany N Y pulled the lever which closed the circuit through Kemmler's body He was one of the three persons in the room ad joining the execution cell The other two were Hectneiin Davis and one of the prison keepers Kemmlor H Crime Kemmkr s crime was the brutal murder at Buffalo March iwi of Mrs Fred 7e igle r with whom he bad eloped from Philadelphia a jeni and a half before he killed her Kemmler then lived in the Quaker Citj and did business in selling maiket truck He became acquainted with Mrs anil a mutual attach ment was followed by an elopement Mrs Kiegler took along be r 4-jcai old daughtej: rUla who was I he prinnp il witness against her mothe i s paramour 1 or some) months the gill v couple lived hapjiily m Buffalo going under thei name That dlRtentlon of the Btomach which many people feel after eating may be due to Im proper mastication of u e food, bnt In mont cases It Indicates a weakness of thecllgestive organs, the best remedy for which IB one or Ayer'n Pilli, to be taken after dinner fital encounter w l over the ow nt f oiumed m d m is putnnts t elcb and VI u 1 i Lavtlle and live, lull ti tbe) wire itt nki 1 l W tl ne otl tr me i) H il armid and in tin n t were m_ 1 M ander Lavillc i k Purbam w is sho tl t Pete ill w is si i wmMtlul Hit I i il i suit foi but is Iht k I othei id innis ui) i mi v diction InmiK 111 lien s I NEW en K the sou of d iui I agent f n tl t i't n Clt) who tils ipi i 1 hn liOuic in Ki ill his ig1 1 bttlrtevant heiusf Kequa 1 1) on bis bi 1 I i emht ounit bi uk pi w is h ft biti t 1 list 1 as ihlorc f inn ll is i in tht h ibit of t ik n_ death m iv hav el i i eight mince1 bottle nf tn in his vahst tin t irl i f I ib r k v iris nt 1 a I vi tt ibcv reliist 1 men 1 he M ISnck M inu vv ivild n has- taken in has been ng brick to the walking in tin pro i t of such l mm i ut uf as of dull us II ice Livvn V blooch mil t of a dispute M He Utmkeil tl' 1 TIIHI 1 I) V iss oU c nf i mi Vith l I'liilaliliii 11 a t al id WaltJL 7 U tilt I Piersjn ihe modern n Mi l In ll K JnniwKXi HI ut d At Terser Citj M Ins son 1 innioiis ISI te iki ou ljL I V H DlMl BtlHIl Of Lou V, J (j illiTi jf ISnsdrii and the! Imago CUK" A thatlmpirlty of tl 1 I which preielucts unsightly lumis-er s v Hi s In the ncik, which cuisc3 running s r s on tho arms, legs, or feet, wlnih d v 1 is uleers In the eyes, ears, or nose eiflui e i mir bliiulniss e r Seiincss, wincn irtlip in n i f pluii 1 s in- cerous growths or hum r whleli f isti n Ing upon tho lungs, r His s rnn-nirnptlfl t iml death It In the most me i nt of aUtllsns s and very few perseins -n e i tirely from it How Can It Be By taking Hoods Simpirllh, whloh, by tho remarkable euros it li is accomplished has proven itself to I e a. j m nt ami pi ouliir medicines for tins disc I' ym suffer fre in scrofula, try Homl s s irsiparilla. "Every spring my will, mil children Invo been troubled with s n nil i my Jlltlo threo years old lelng a terrible suflcrcr spring lio v-a.it u guaninte'eil to 1 t thi tlnest maeielnthel s will 1 e fi un 1 at ANGKT.O CAMERA'S Fine Confectionery- Store, 2CB SOUTH Fane) Fruits let mini la VV Cream M las Milk shakes 1 nion i alw aj n i n hanil imd tin l t si t! it e i and male lliest) in luts Iruts ent lor ill r i ti )i huii mini T lHE ATHAMBKA )fi UOHTH W4 K, J iTTS PATrOKIZB HOME INDUSTRY Trenton Watch The most reliable watch for the monej Cull mid R II. lurgo Y 'Q THE hEI AISLE JKWBLM 12O Periy Street M bn Churob ioi an j ition tli> Mciie b.ieivMi bt low, read The Real Estate, Safe Deposit, Trust and Investment Co., a-rid 2Q SX A x TRENTON, N _ Allows interest on cash di positi subject to check at Bight Kmite boicaof Miiouaazea n ita dre-and burglar proof van ta, the renter exclusively keeping the key Actfl as agent for lolloctnig routs and for purchase or sale of real estate Executes trusts of ovirv lesi nption, as Frecutor, Administrator, (.luwuian Trus- tee, etc Loans money on mortgage and on col lateral Agente for Cheque Bank of London Cheques for sale, good m all parts of the world. HUOH H. HAMIII, President HxNBYS LiiiLK, Vice President ASA F SKIEM Secretary BilHtr.n OUMKBUT Jn rroastirui G MOOEK, Cashier DIRECTORS .Hagh H Humill, T N Barker Gummore Esq Barker Gummero, Jr A Eoeblmg, H 8. Little, U Meredith Dickinson EdwaiJ Grunt Cook, 8 Addms Harry I Jajiea Bui ban-in, Oweu M Locke, L B Risdou J E Oaakill Edmand t Hill Albert u T ,f. >J U Jtt J I7) sR f (V %V tar THH YKijM SPRING, Now i mining in this READ THE TRENTON TIMES Latest Novelties LADIES', MISSES' AND CHILDREN'S olylish P At almost First Cost Pnu.9 with a now arrival of all stylea Sun I mbrtllas for the hot weather, one of winch buu Lmbrel- laa every lady should have Also a new arrival of new hral roiilenea and Flouncing of tho very (meat material and workmanship, at such pntos as are below ftiij'thlllg over htffaTil uf Again wo havo recoivod anothor b g lot of those beautiful hildroti s Hats and taps, for the sale of which wo havo such a wide reputation aa thn Go to Wallla' for a Child s Hat and it will look twice as handsome again just on at count of the atyhah hat' Jnat received three cases more of our famous Fast Color Hosiery and many Nov eltled for the vacation time i .1 i i OPPOSITE CITY IT ALL N B Oar goods are positively warranted very boat. _ PRINT AND PROSPERI'1- JO' I' {IN i ING I I I I I I T OF tVIRY DONE AT SHORT NOTICE, IN__FIRST-CIASS STYLE, AT REASONABLE PRICES UMEu I'll INT X ;

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