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Dunkirk Evening Observer (Newspaper) - October 9, 1890, Dunkirk, New York VOL. XX. DUNKIRK, N. Y., THURSDAY, OCTOBER 0, 1890. NO. SI. REPRESENTATIVE i USINESS HOUSED OF DUNKIRK. MI ,A all kiiuu blanka u the latest a-idiuoD la Iw ttepartment of Dunkirk Printing Company. U K. UirrORD, ffl3 and '225 Central Are. Arctic Photographer ItiBtanuuieoafl ol a specialty. Sitters awi not wait for aanahine except for ____ j the IT HIS COME TO STAY. CRIMINALS HAVE LITTLE CHANCE OF CSCANNQ ELECTROCUTION. In That- Or. Ph EzecaUon, A and Burning of Crimi- nal Shook Death. ALBANY. Oct. the presentation to Governor Hill yenterdar of an official pon of the vxecutinu of Will in m Kemrnler, of coutiemueti criminals No. 14 K. Second street, near Bul- .L1" I'ankirk. N. Y. MuKazinba. M-i- etc., bouml in all i tiUfUtieil to. All work CKOCKKKY HOUSE, :Vte Central 't- an'j retail tn t porUM UOTfcL, Rates. per day. nt: ntublfc to Victor Killer t 335 and 337 Lion t ti-rr SHOP V' ChAo. ISagle. 'Jiuter Lake Shore 'Jeuier I Thint streets. A me stic igara Bank, HOP D, Practical tioree-fibuera. 1'irUcular attention w> interfering horw.-s. Shoeing of roa-! tiY-tCuff a aper.taltj. v UNKiKK OBSEKVKK. LAncem Daily in the County. unequalled julvertunujj medium. D ENOIMKEBING COMPANY. tPH'ly sellew Jt Popule. Kngiaea, Hangers, etc. Fa lie nib, ilacinne Work loonier. CO., 2ui. an tauter a tree i, awcJl" jQ'l "Dunkirk" perfect t Dreas Shirta. on aale i.: ail tea UJii; f urn i lathing dry tfixxta blast's tn Dunkir DP. TOOttKY, KU Uealer in flour, i tnvsiirj ami btici- iiirmtt for Com- t'uruiuini, utf. I J. Marptiy. CO.. lle.iunx STEAM oui Si.1 Kiue sluru, lijc; 4c, an.l LACK Curtaina. Kree v W. iTnuter street fC. Ttur-l At., cor. of -.irer ami (trailer in Fine A .Sui WKLLEK'S NEW STOKE, !08 U. Tiiinl Buoki, sUiUunery, Musical In- aiulWectly t'apet-a, ;au cveryUin-jj to a llrit tHM.t lio-jks i auocialtv. ing the electrical execution ]MW, are made very slim. The report ia from tbe pen of Dr. Carlos F. McDonald, who bad charge of the execution, aad recites carefully every of arrangement and con- sumnmti m of the execution giving graphic accounts and descriptions of all the df tails machinery and its working, together with the stenographic notea of the autopsy After giving tha details of the execution the description of the mechanical contrivances. Dr. McDonald answers the criticisms to the time of leaving on the current follow! Before Kemmler bronght iiito room the warden the physicians hour long the contact should be main- tained. I replied twenty but sub- sequent iy assented to Mcond.i, tn de- ference to. the opinion my associate physicians that coimiiterably less period of time would suffice, an opinion which lioubtluss would have been sustain.-d had the voltage or more. For ob- vious reasons the only of determin- ing the qm-stioo of death was by oreular nion.ii rwtion: MO that it cannot be posi- tively asserted that the heart's action ntirely ceased with the onset of uncon- BS. though in nil probabilitity did. Explaining ihe effect of the current, Dr. .McD.j; aid says: The instant the contact made the body was thrown into of marked rigidity every fiji-r o: en- ire muscular system Ijeiiiu.' in lired. rigid condition known to phy- an.s ,ts ii.nic spavin. Synchronously with tue onset of rigidity bodily sensation, mot uu consciousness were absolutely suspendfc-i. and remained so while elec- trical contact At the end of seventeen Kemmler was dead, none of the witnesses Jis-M and wuden s-ignaletl to ha.e ct-ntaci broken. M hicii was done. U hen ti.e c'rH-jU contact was broken ti.e condition was instantly suc- ed c; mpletel- muscular re- la.xf.ton Ti." remained motionless, 'are- ti iifeless, fur approximately Irilt' iiihr, te. there occurred a s -nes -i s-.ht 7.pa.snioiii-- movements .-f :hc chest, accompanied by the -NpuU: of a -mail ainount of uiucus ir.'in i: HI- u.h. There were uo evi- d- nee- i.; return uf consciousness or bodily Mil in view uf the possibility E'n-.t iiuT. wholly extinct, and in or.'.er r., risk, the current was or- dei etl .rt. i t- lied, which W.-LS done w-.iira aVmt twu minutes frum the lime the nrst was broKeu. in-. Mcbi.naid aruiihd :hat Kemmler died itist .ntiy. He savs: The second clos- ure oi the circuit was inadvertantly tuuin- uiiifd f. r about seventy seconds, H'lieu a rut? of smoke was seen TO issue oint of application of the spinal subsequently found, with Mliich the eJectrode was tore f OK I tj iji every ijy iuitirk Sun-l 10-E. -jecou.l SL I U. BUKK> Firf J AcciUeul itnu (xeuenil ludurama. :a VJeakl and puitl u> tne c-tre o( Hi oL, iftil iloor. U Central avenue fo.nt Oila, (or WaJ P J. W, J09 Causer straei, aad dttaler in Uarnena. collars. Trunks, Whips, Buffalo Kobe Horse Giovea MiuepaaniiSlgigh etoewbere. IT Third Tailor. (jhJiittemen will anil n to call on me before purchosin vol from the electrode due, as of with "inch the aJectrode faced. fi-om w.-icii the moisture had been ev.'tporated uy prolonged contact of the current The ofior of the burning .ponce '-va.> t'aiu iv 7 erceptibte in the nuiiu. There '.vas also some i'tirnins, or us 'i'-aiccatioii of thti already dead imnie-liately underneath the elec- ro.lt-. under the lower one fnl'.y described in connec- with the A careful exjur.hmtion of the body was .ow made, in v.-hieh most of the medical wit partk-inn'.ed t.') a greater le.ss Tht; wrists were found to be mlseless. the liad to beat, the mpils were dilated, auj the comeae or interior surfjt'-e of the eyebnlis were )re.-s--d anil flaccid on pressure, hi other v.-ris, William Keumder and he intent and purpose ni the law, to effect sud-'.eu and death in the eiecii- ti.-n of had been completely aud cnrnefi out. In arguing ha- death was instantan- eous Dr. McDonald -ays: Xofcwithstand- of unofficial re- ;ioris of th- execution of Kemmler. and tiie efforts which have made to L i JSS Lion treiicraJ aupfjlies, uil CloUu, Uruiiile Wire. A special- ty at Siiirrwu- Williams iiouroeransro. OUING, jacli as bUut-booka, ledgers, IV i.! kiu.Uoi blanks dut-jut Uaakirk L'navmg Company, d and 10 K. at. ".IIUOU-M iJOLOE-MlAUEK. Op Cor. T oirU and Buffalo Sb in ixranik, Murble, fugging a ttuikling Jtwfle. Caii on me -efore buyin. your K- ISLKV A 9 ITrunV sL.-eeL. Wtuiuy, Wmed, Hraiidiea. uniuor Store lur c'ac. ItOBEKT McRAV. XV Lion street, near the .lepot. Sale, K'ced -tml Livery Stabl Sia, litig by the ot veen on reaaonable terms. J. Ultirolto, 3U1 Central Ave. i O liiduniuoe AJOU Ueal Ksuiu tire, J.iJu, icciilent, jau L.ve ato lusuruuoc. i'fump-' to Heal h.--uite. 75 C. lua'i ju, cor. i.iE UCIIL Markul. fc rut.li, Laru. Uyalera W Jf.TKl.Kl. Bay the Aarora Watcb. Repairing a specially. Frank Stapf. as V.. Thiril si. 316 Centra] Avenue rent too amd BBC-half lit tiere waa 'park of an remaining In after osotact wu certainly no eon- Klbas ttftr-It wu Bitlnguiihed instant tecoad aad last contact was That the man wu dead, how- ever, lens die burning of the sponge desaicativn occarreri, there QO to doikht. Dr. McDonald argues that better resolta would have been at- tained bad f olt meter been located la the room. There abundant reasons for believ- ing that death by means of electricity is so rapid that the application of the cur- rent conlri be repealed times within the interval that ia known to elapse be- tween ths receipt of an injury or a peri- pher..l sensory its conscious perception by the brain through the medium of the sensory nerves. Compared with hanging, in which death ia awally produced by strangulation, with every indication of conscious suffer- ing for an appreciable time m the part of the victim, execution by ulectricity in infi- nitely preferable, both as regards sad- denneos with vrhich death is effected and the expedition with which all the imme dime preliminarydeiailxmay Ix arranged. Hy the latter method the fatal stroke ren- ders iu victim niieoosoiona in an infinite small fraction of a so small as to be beyond the power the human mind to estimate, while, ths same time it. the nerve tisanes and blood to an wnich insures an absolute- ness of death in a apace of time than is possible by any other known method, rn other -words it Is the surest, most efficient and least painful method that has been Revised. Th- e.tecuttai Kemmler from the time he entered room until the co -art was interrupted, occupied not more than eight whereas txecu- by mmally require from l.-en to tMm minutes. IB fart. not nn- frequently happens thar the henrt fon- to frrr that length nf tinte after the of the fnml drop. Then, too, far i mor- ihuc ia in clacimg fin-oner oa the gallows, pinioning his imbs, putting on tbe black cap, placing WITH OLD COMRADES. THE PRESIDENT GIVEN A ROUSINQ RECEPTION AT GALESBURG. Coa- c uoose atxHJt his neck and tarafuily ad- t! itisiiug the knot under hia left ear (from i: some times ulipa at critical moment, resulting in strangulation in- stead of a broken than would be re- juired for arranging the preliminary de- ails of an electriuMl execution. During he preparation of this report ths United rt'ss dispatches contained an accouut of a hanging iu which the criminal's bead vas ttlmostcompletelytorn from the body. In the line af Dr. Ma- Donald says: The ,te providing for he execution of criaiiajils by electricity hould IK amended so ;it to provide for but pliuit. to bt loeatcd in the central part it the state, in a bull :ing especially eon- tructed for the punMse. The building hould conl-.iiii the uecessarr electrical .an eniiine, room. cells aad quaners for guards and ither necessary official, the apparatus to >e in charge or an I optraied by a coni- >eteut. electrician. The engine and dynamo should lie especially con- structed for the purpose, and ihciuld be eapablK of generating an electro-motive force uf at Icust volts in order to In- iirv the Di.ixiuium rokage that would be neivsaary. and itt eke same time cause no nju.sti.-e to any electrical lighting com- lany. such as is likely te the onj5 us convm-rcial are used in executing criniinnla. he voltag" should not be less than nor mi.re than 2.000. and should be a mat- ter of official record. The prisoner's re- Mr. i And Kfi Irequentljr Interrupted by Ap- AIM Anlnta In Laving tbe Stone of the Alnmnl Hall at Knoz College. GALESBt-RG, Ills., Oct. president was enthusiastically received here yester- day by a large assemblage and escoite.i to a platform by his old brigade, the first Illinois. In his address :he pr- siiltut said: Mr. Mayor ami Fellow i.'u he magnitude of this L'U'a1 fills me w.th siirpii.s.. and with consterna- tion I am ca.l-il to m.tke this attempt to speak 10 yon. cam- here m the ex- pecraii'.n fiiat tut- any shuui-i iu tae companion.-: ip of uld veterans' But to my -urprist- 1 h.-ivr found tluit me First brigade, for me lirst lime in its hist..rv. has Ix-en Thev stem to have bc-en swallowed up in this va.st concourse. Tibe presides e.xprcssed the tb.-ir an opportunity would occur to shake hem all by thehand to assure them ihat since miistcr-ou: day he had born them all in affectionate remembrance. The distinction t'.at Illinois might olaim in this was that, equal bravery and loralty to every man. Ill.nois fund-he, ihrw -iffths of t lie brig- ade. fApplaus-.] I president.said i.e had greatly ini; with this iSMTllb asrr. X'w'nere else on e.srtli. no- lieie except iin.ler the .-tars ami stripes could such an Ije iiervd. These were the people wh.jse God- fearing consciences and undaunted faith the strength of this country rested. What were presidents
spivik n.zain at nny leneth. I do not deem this ucrwmmy at ail out of accord with the parriotic s and impulse wiiich have stirred our hearts to- day. Education eariy in the thought of framers of our institutions iusone of the best; if not the nnly )_'uarnnief uf their as well a.s t lie founders of this an-i u.-eiul in- stitution of learning upureei.ueu and ex- pressed hi? in the estahiUhiuent: of i nil :res uui versit it-s. How shr.li Iv- a safe n. where the people are rulers, who is not intelli- gent? ilo.v shail we tiiu'erstan these zreat o.iiestlnns ir. t' e public w.'l- fare witiioiu liroad il riiltnre in our are Linn i-nca-ci! triotic work ;.s we lay :his e'.lific.-, part .-f an institmiou that had a sMi-a" the Olt-era se '.vti.- with Col. -i iu-j: the anwounc-eti Liu: re--iec- tiiitt as pi'e.-i'! !u of rl> The presi-'eut i greet- ing and addressed oid cumrndcs a: some length. Last niirht he a aiven by the Phi Delta Tht-ta -ociety and later a banquet given by the irsc brigade. The and ptirty left about 9 o'clock, to reach Bur- lington by 10 oY-l-xik. The time of arrival at Ortumwa this mcrning has to S o'clock so as to give tue president ;tn opportunity to take break- fast with his sister, jlrs. Dovines. p ra No for a QuarreL LONDON. Oct. Times says, there is no reason to quarrel with the United States over the AicKinley bill, but the iess said about frieudliuess and kinship between the two countries the better. The article urg.-s Canada to adopt free trade, _ as she will then be able to practically I exclude America from competition. the trade on this fuvorite article. offices of the Dunkirk. Alle- gheny Valley ifc Pittsbure Railway are being improved. Painters and paperers are at work. Wuerstie, the rag-peddler, was badly bitten in the arm by a dog near the corner of Front and Deer streets last night. Commander X. J. Horton of Dunkirk Cotnmandery has returned from the conclave of the State Com- j mandery at Auburn. I Whitman Clark has the ne election booths under way. and they I will soon be ready. There will be fifty of them. They are three feet square, and six feet high, made in sections, and will b. fastened together in grou a when needed by iron rods which can be taken out. Athletic Club is tilting up its rooms in the nlrl Cadet Hull very tractively. U is adding apparatus from time to time. now has horizontal bars, a punching base, a wrestling ring, and dumbbells, boxing gloves, and oth- er articles for development of the mus- cles. was aa estimated damage of to SiO.uOO done to ihe First Presbyterian church in .lamest wn, by fire reported in yes'erilay's paper. The organ and furniture are a total loss, and are not covered by the insurance. The roof of the main b liUing fell in. 3n ne say the fire r, as caused by electric wires. City Engineer Baker is making skeleton maps of Ihe pleo'inn rli-fict-1, fur public inf ramtion There are to be ninety iu withiii la-st liiij fcui. Coutmrttir HI cm u has lust of it. i tWeell 1 ;l aecr iiaktr tia.s piiua-ii let to di-iiu ine k inlci, ;ui.i h.i.s i Tue sc-'-t-r, rtliivh Mr. Allen i.- the c Las inn yet been Uciun. .Ur. Alien is al prcsi-nt [lie roui and King sired scwi-rs. The ISuffiLlii At iLc ii..-, tii.g o: iua tcry m VV'tst: cl-t. ,v i..V.i> U- D.. -i i.i- !'re were All "Id Were except thcltev. J P. Egbcit. Wa3 ttliuje of reference in place of Or. Green, formerly of Buflalo. To the at Ellico'tvillc and to Um church at Cunnewango was ruled from the Home Missionary fund. Dun- kirk was then selected as the place of :hu spring meeting of the Presbytery. the pastor, elders aud session of the church, were miule coaimittee of nt'i rangeuients. The following dulcgutes were elected to Ihe Synod: R. Smith, G.G. Cook S. T. Clarke, W. S. Uu-ibell, Charles A.' Richmond. D. R. Eddy. William VV'aith J. McLockle.fi. Eiders-J. H. Plumb, P. A Board A Roberts, J. B. Holmes. S. M. .elvin Montgomery. .Fames Bixby Doyle. The examination of the Rev A P. 'Uillipa of the M. E church took place, nd on motion was declared not Wined, and the Moderator instrncied to 30 mfurm tbe candidate. tlim to spend a year in stytiy in acme semi- nary. The Rev. George S. JicClellan ceived by letter from the Troy Presby tery. The Samuel P. Clark of Portville s the new moderator. Good old fashiuuetl kind of tin ware in our house furnish- x ing goods department We claim the credit for "hammering down" retail prices on house furnishing tinware to their present point. Tinware makers know us for buy ing iu big quantities and they give us the inside track on prices so hand them to our many patrons. It is both cheapest and convenient to buy tin ware of us. Honest goods at popular prices is a combination always to be found with us. You will be amazed at the low prices we are offer- ing tin ware where quality is compared with other. "Popn- lar" aud original low priced household goods establishment. Use the new perforated pie pans 5c. SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT OTODDAliT C., opp. U.S. Patent Of- llce. Patents, (Create and Be-Imuet wcnred. Trailc M rcgisU'red. All Patent biuineH condnuied lor moderate Feea. In formation. Aiivicc and special referenoee sent oa re-iueet AN KOCH made hy live "Our Native Herbs." iS tlitya 'treatment Jur Krery guar- anteed. fiirllivr General ntatc BAXhlilLI. 4 AgenU, CMM.tami. S. Y. A. wishfe to aunounri; to in mi.l iu part iilar, ilmt lie has putchancd Ihe huildmir I The Official of the United States Government, 1889, Canadian Government, 1889, New Jersey Oommiasion, 1889, Ohio Food CommiBaioD, 1887, prove that Clevelwd's ia THE STRONGEST of all the cream of tartai baking powders: or alum powden, Und be aroUtea u tajartosi. stolen by Draper, he believes, from his cigar-box till Urspur rnn h? en- tered. THE many remarkable cures of catarrh effected by the use of Ayer's Sarsapar- lla ia conclusive proof that this loaih- aouie and dangerous disease is one of .he blood, only needing such a search- 'ng and powerful alterative to thorough y wadicate it. Uie partic- the liuilitinc for- merly iwupieil by H. 11. Mullen, 55 riunl ritnsel, hjw lUlfi it up in nritt-rlasn antl -.vith the help of Mr. W. A. Mun- prcpareil to ilu li.irlx'nnit. Thankiiit; past pnlr.in.iire. we nohcit a of tlit- future. O. A.bL'UBEE. SAI.ESMKN WAJiTKD to sell our BOO raritics o! choice N nracrv nlm-k. Kail cam paiRn just .penert; 1 terms, iteaiiy work, pay weekly. We gnanii- tee whalwt advcrlia.-. -This hoiiEoig BROS N. Y. S75.00 to prcferrctl who .--an furnish a ilwir whole timu to Uie motntMitn niny IK- proilUitK- emptiwetl ,V lew vacancies in B. A Co., lorj Main-el., Kichmoml Va. Samuel A. Smith, Supreme President of the order, the Annual Friend, will be at Knights of Pythias Uall, to-morrow, Friday evening, Octo- ber 10, to explain the workings >rder. U ii free for all. and here :he merits explained. Tde order pays 3100 in one year. Do not fail to be present and reap the benetit. a year ago a man and wife :ame across from Canada with, a little child, got drunk here, and were arrested. They were released by the police justice, who did not know how else to treat them, for the sate of the child. Yes- terday the same trio arrived again, on the afternoon Lake Shore train from the East, and the history of a year ago repeated. The woman was arrested by Officer Joy on Lion street at about three o'clock, beastly drunk, itr. Goodman of the Erie station, found ihe four year old child lying asieep in the waiting room, under the apparent influ- ence of an opiate He took it into the baggage room. Officer Sullivan arrested t-ie man in the evening, and the child was taken to the station house along with him. The names of the parents a-eThomas and Mary Eiizatieth Driscoe. They were ordered out of town oy the Police Justice, aad have gone to pick grapes atFredonia. THE baby has its preferen.-ss as well as anybody, and the taste of Dr. Bull's Baby Syrnp renders it acceptable to every infant. Price 25 cents. It is a mean ihing to be suffering from catarrli. still many people go on tortur- ing themselves, when they might tind almost relief by Hsing Old Saul's Catarrh Cure. We have the largest assort- uent of Patent Leather Shoes n plain and light-colored tops, land and machine sewed. We :arry a complete line of NET- TLETON'S Fine Shoes. If you want a nice-fitting and stylish shoe, try a pair of this make. You will like them. Our GENTS' fcx.oo Calf Shoe in Button and Congress, in broad, medium or narrow toe, is the best shoe for the money that has ever been of fered to any trade. Come and examine them for yourself and be convinced. SON, 2 1 3 Centre Street C.C.PEN FOLD Manufacturer and Imporler, 3B4 WAIN 8T, S. If. IN Diamonds, Watches and Jewelry, f Leather etc BXQRA ITiVG, OOLI1
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