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   New York World (Newspaper) - May 24, 1879, New York, New York                              HOTR REMOVAL I w you WANT A AT THE WOBMJ8 EMPLOYMENT V NOTE REMOVAL I IF YOU WANT A PAT THK WOUI ITS ICIIPLOYMKNT OITHII Mi HJXTI1 NEW PKICK THKEE FIVE MINUTES WITH THE NEWS OF THE WoaiHer Indications Irom Washlnuton at 1 For NKW the Middle Atlantic Slates ana Kcw England falling stationery to rising tcmpcrtilure aud gtnerally clear except possibly rain ureus in with winds mostly Irurn cant to south in tue former and variable In tue The temperature at Now York yesterday ranged between 62 anil 87 degrees above The London Timrrt severely criticises new constitution or The work on the new French cable 13 advancing very A BixdajB swimming match lias been began IR female Nihilist and a male accomplice have been condemned to lie snot House of Commons debated the Indian last H Is hoped that only ooo of too loan asked for will be London Timrs says tlie territory ac quired from Yakoob Khan la to be considered aligned not and that the surplus rev enues are to be turned over to the who will also have a subsidy o is mobilizing oou and lias sent an agent to the United Stales to buy according to a despatch to the London from The Senate yesienlay discussed the bill provlidng for the exchange of subsidiary coin for lawful and passed by 31 to 12 the YellowFever bill after a The House concurred in the Senate amendments to the Legis lative Appropriation bill and with some the remaining sections of the Waraor Hllver Its friends then called for the previous question on Its linul reading so that the bill might he passed but Its opponents refused to vote lest all chance for amendment should be cut off anil as Cither side would yield the House was still in ses sion at tlie hour ol going to The Senate yestculuy decided In spite of diciary Committee that promotions In the army can be President will Bond his veto of the Legislative bill at once as lie lian It already Is estimated all the ccrtlllcatcs will be sold Inside of ten licluhardt was convicted In Richmond County yesterday ol murder In the ill si Judge sentenced Him to be hanged on July und subsequently granted a stay of proceedings until September The Thirteenth Itcgimeut of Brooklyn have ar rived In An elegant flag was presented to them and needier made a speech receiving it en the pan of the olllcers and Four boys were injured yesterday by tlic falling of a quanllty of bileks winch had been piled by workmen cngaced In tcarlnc down a building at Jlroomc and Klizulieth Tlie Smith murder euse will probably be given to the Jury William Gray was convicted yesterday of nttcrlng forged The Fowler Compton Linseed Oil Works In lurman near Fulton were Imrnul last The damage Is said to be 000 and lo be covered by 1crrln Sumner has recovered damages for alleged conspiracy from Henry Hosford and tlio Corra In the Brooklyn Supreme Money advanced yesterday afternoon to il per on hut closed at 4 the rale on Government was 2 a and for prime dls COUUIB lji a pur Sterling exchange was llrm and Ktockfl were Irregular and closed tlie market offered no special feature except Increased strength in Iron Mountain und V Governments were with a slight further ad vance In 4 per Kallroad bonds less speculative varieties rather The and bond speculation seemed to be There was more or less decline yesterday In cot breadslufls and Groceries uu iju Naval stores Petroleum s in freights i from niy report of THK WOULD Employment Oillce ircau of Broadway nllcatiuiiH Kir riRislratiou and tu uin Tin if roccminiiKliilioiiB round uiwItumtH lor wliuin mttmeionB wuru M 1 employers who fur la IllIV ctllions are helim nuiiieroiisly signed by cltmcna foi Pocassct asking for I ho arrest 01 prominent Ail ve itlsts concerneil m the Freeman he libel suit brought in Baltimore by Professor M iurlcc against Admiral Wurdeu has been decided ir favor of the An appeal will be Freights to the seaboard from Louis dropped a Friduy to 8 cents per barrel on Hour to New cents to Boston and 15 cents per hundred jiigramio New A has bccu adopted m the Pennsylvania Douse of Absemljly authorizing the printing of the ttmlmonv tuKcii uifore the Riot BUI Investigating Coinmrteo as aa arjncndix lo the Legislative Fire on Friday ueBiroyed Beattys lloiinng mill at causing a loss of about several Imildmgs In worth MO und Wheelers woollen at valued at The little steamer whose trial trip on the upper Delaware to was reported in Thursdays on her return on Crldav struck n rock and sank near She will he repaired Two Richmond John Wren and Knox have beea inrented charged wiin concealing and hiuboring Itedlord who was arrested n Baltimore on uoliaiiieol forgery and was to have been extradited by tlio Horace ExCommissioner of hiw recently made a purchase ot sheep In v for Iho Jawiieie of which he Is iinacercdlted oW lfrom the same lownasnip nfoSt Amerifan merinos Is shortly to bo made to Buenos TUB asBlcneo ol Archbishop Purcell has filed a o the men and Haollltlea of the Arch Mward The total tne of which amount united States against exdovemor o recover a portion of Treasury at the downfall i VvHloli the Governor hud used to ftuljeen submitted to tho jury livortMo to tho nf f West of iwcro involved by the failure of Whlt 4 are reported to the ored The liabilities are aoou Wests personal liabilities an Wests llabllitlei I am Wests liabilities committee Is eTsoroo time and that Mil narrowly escaped death tliei BUIUS alter the alarm had constitutional Convention has nrolilhltlng the Legislature from tne price of manual ly any church or priest ting giving preference or dls 01 any religious creed and pro g 8 for prlvalo or bonovolcu bent plan to president of tho Iron i mntneru hus undertaken to 2U Su Hotel In It will be of lives were lost when or exceptlni iutiff01 lMBtulei lmDrlBOnmen7 in the United States Clrcul Jon 8 0 yeBleratty bj ug Ot roado to the efteo counsel JondH are valid aeourltlc but that th fl be continued to extend the road to er V matter of the Greenville am docimcaw appoint a allcourt Wtt of the United States Btearac a short distune but re On Friday mornlni U Ilough together m th a largeBlued revolver an clubbinu him wltn ball entering lioel Ilough la serious CONVICTED AND CONDEMNED THK JURY FINDS EDWARD RE1N HAKDT GUILTY OF MURDER IN TIIK FIRST A LONG STAY OP PU1S ONEIt DKCLAKKS IJIS INNOCENCE IN AN KXTllAOKDINAKY At 0 oclock yesterday morning lo a minute Judge Dykman was on the bench In the Richmond Count courtroom with the two rounlry magistrates be side The open windows let In plenty of clear sunlight ami bracing Within the bar uud upon Ihe rows of seats a crowd of bronzctf accd farmers slarlng und lie was railier pale but as impassive as At U3 the presiding Judge brought down his avel with a sharp knock and began his aylng you have this In that on he 10th of July last the was ivlng In Stapleton with his On that night she and subseiiuenlly the pucked er remains in a barrel and when morning came ilucid them on a wheelbarrow and wheeled It along he road a mLle ami u quarter to the woods or a wamp near Silver It was not discovered mill Hie September when It was exam ncil by It was then revealed that tho vornan had died while about to be delivered of a and there was also discovered a fraulure of he So far the facts are beyond dispute und no attempt has been made lo dispute There s no question now us to the Identity of Hie You have lo determine uu cause ot Did sue He a natural death or was she killed by tills man f she died In labor pulns then you iccuuse he is not indicted for concealing the or improper ami neglectful towards her or or misrepresentingthe fuels lo her fhe story of the defendant himself Is that she died n II Is for you lu determine whether or not wus so by the light you haiu und by the facls is Ihey cliisler ubout this You know the lie lived In rooms below u family up stairsot grown on that night were Isluiing to sounds Irom und you must say iiow whellier Ihis woman could be down and die lu uborpams und give up her life without a crv or a groan to tell ol the tact to Hie people Theru been something said of but have you me word of evidence that Bho went to New York to irucurc medicine or lo consult with Improper per Have you any evidence that she took such iiedicinev J hat she was about lo give birth to a child is beyond dispute and the fracture of Hie skull s criuuliy ueyoud You are told that H sue received il m her lifetime It was enough to have caused her und even without the testimony it the doctor 3 our own common sense would guide ouintueh a This man was uloue with her when she Now was there a motive We have ils testimony Dial on the llitli of July he married another He hud thus two Now MIS iliui bullloieiil cause for the com insslou of the alleged crime I You arc 0 whether it wns desirable on Ins part to ctndof one of Ihe If you find then that ic had that he killed this womuii by u on have jet 10 go further beiore you can convict nun ot murder In the llrst have to llnd mat here was deliberation and Now vus then deliberation on his Did he go on uud dig Hie hole for his inleuded viclim V You have the leMlimouy of a witness on Unit point very If he is for you lo say whether his wus You ure not cuullueil to that You may take ull the Was le Hieie wilh that womun and did he then see his oppoituuiiy lo nd himself of hcrV If you ind there was no premeditation and men you cannot convict him of murder In tho llrst You llnd If he killed her Intenlion If he Ihen you can convict of murder m he second If you cant llnd that Inten tional then jou can go further and Imd whether he caused this womuus deulh m the heat of Then you may ol manslaughter u Hie lourth Counsel for tlie your J udge am pcrfeclly clear In my Bir I suld fourth Hie case is one of The life of ihls man does lepeud on your and ufler you gone jvcr all tne testimony If you Hud your minds waver ng and you Und It doubtful In your Hie iriboner is eulillcd to the benefit ot the Jho doubt must bo such as intelligent men as you arc a liner in court will be satlstlcd But you mist not expect too much we ure all human beings md fallible It is possible that we make ml you must be Justified in your Take these questions Did she die a natural or wus ihehuriled oul of existence by this man at the mr v Now go to your room In a spirit of harmony and do your woik will a feeling of the responsibility which rests upon counsel for the Defendant your Donor charge Die jury if there Is doubt ubout thu legrcu is tlic duty to convict in a lower degree Judge so The Hhcrltr read to the Jury the old outh binding them umong other things to subsist on water only nil Ihelr dellberaiious snould be Then lie marched them across the hall to the Juryroom and culled out dutifully getem a iiicherof The hydropathic Ircaimcnt was lost on thcHtaien Islanders In tho They sent out for beer and got it via the back expedited Hiclr for In foriy word cume that the Jury was coming In aud a hundred pair of heavy boots on the galleries stopped stunning about as tho twelve men sat down in They were and Cor nelius the said ttiat they had found ihe prisoner guilty of murder In the first de gree according lo Hie Each Juryman answered lo his name and auid Ihul was his Kelnhurdts face Ills lawyer asked that suitable opportunity be given for a review of the caso ami Judge Dykniun suld Of stand up added the and as tne prisoner grasping Hie back of his chair lor u continued You have beeri convicted of murder lu the llrst degree have you anything to say why sentence should not be passed on you 7 Itclnliardt hud a good deal to say and said It though In u low voice I were his llrst 1 did nol murder Aunie Deg or as Ihey call She died from causes of Inking medicine I did not Instigate her lo taking nor did I tell her to take I huve wllucBses to prove she had been to various doctors lu also In New whluh I could not produce at present for the reason that counsel old not ask me about them aud 1 did nol ace him so that I could I only saw him twico and I had no not at least I was too poor to make a great deul of prepa rations for this I had witnesses and I could not get them I did not kill Annie Eclnhardt as they call my and 1 must say that August as lie culls did sweur falsely us lo the day of dig ging Hie I swear that 1 digged the hole ou Sainrday morning between 7 and 8 There IB a woman doclreBS had vislicd hero in Slaten Island when we lived down In Slapleton there is also one she hud visited lu corner ot Plane and High Ilerborns young daughter has got medicine in a pharmacy or store for which I did not know what It and also she hail borrowed a medical book from ller The blow on the head could be done this way When I changed the barrel from one wheel barrow to 1 was crossing the street I lound out that thu first wheelbarrow was too tho barrel as they say fell on the wheelbarrow on some that fraction could have been caused by falling on some I never struck Auule Dignan m my life nor I never threatened her In any I dont deny ahout wheeling tho 1 deny that I wunted to conceal the body for the cason that I had read BO much of such cases In the papers 1 did not want It to bo She died between 11 and 12 oclock that Friday At the same tlmo 1 was In the store About Miss the reason that I married her she can better explain Shu was tho one proposed I never proposed It to I never treated her Thatwaa the only wuy I could stop Annie Degnan was not suilsflcd to live with She thought she could do betlcr wilh her old lover which she had in Ills picture I believe was at She often wanted to go tack to I did not kill 1 did not murder Tills I can all prove If I got a fair If I hud more money to go to more ex pense and procure right witnesses I beliovo that 1 would be acquitted There Is also in the case of this Jury I can prove It how that ono man alone of tho David OBrien for wusi a prisoner In tins Jail down alulrs since I am Ue told mo then he thought he would bo on the If you see moon the lurv dont challenge Ho I will clour you If I I ace his motive I had no This loung girl was 1 urn a lease what hey cull J had no lulr show on that I Inslrticcd him not lo say anything to anybody out Mde or to unv body thut was nol connected with the jury or to talk to each other about but this gen tleman How I found out I will Also 1 can prove that this May Ann Deg 1 us married lo her I knew her about three ycnrs and nine or ten can prove that she was not a very decent The llrst Umo I met her I met her In u danceLouse on a Saturday night between 11 and 12 Hne had been to the doctors very often at various I dont know what else I can have to If I had got a fair must speak In plain think that I would have been acquitted according to my 1 was nol prepared to be tried so nor Have it rushed through HO 1 thought It would take more time and I thought the defense would be In a course but I see Hhas turned so and very different from what I thought It 1 have nothing more to but I did say I can When Heinhnrdt had finished his lalk Judge Dyk who hud In the mean time been turning over a law read the statutory sentence that me pris oner be taken thence to the prison and there securely confined until July when he be led to the place of execution and between the hours ot D and2 In the day hanged by the neck till he should be There was no commending of Ids soul to The defendants counsel began making a more formal motion for a stay of Kelnhurdt rc niuined standing until Judge Dykman suld In a kindly tone Sit Then the Judge signed an order granting a stay until a bill of exceptions could be argued beforo tlio Supreme Court of Brooklyn on the 11th ot AB the Jury tiled from the box OBrien was misa Lalcr he denied Kclnhards assertions about Kelnhardtasked if I wits on the Jury and I said they had not been but thut I would do him no harm If I could help The jail has nol a condemned but Keln hurdt was made as secure as A TEXAS DliSllsIlADOS IOI1I IN LOUISIANA FOIl KILLING AN niSHB LAKK May Absalom Ford was bunged here On account of a broken leg he hail lo be supported by the sheriff and his deputies to the where he was seated In a Although suffering Intense pain his features were calm und During the reading of the death warrant and while the priest was praying Ford composedly smoked a cigar and at the sky and at the On being asked whether lie liad anything to he replied in the The black cap und noose were adjusted and he was assisted to his He said In a calm God have mercy on and the next instant the drop His contortions were violent for live minutes and life was declared extinct after twenty Ills neck was broken by his struggles alter the drop Ford was ahout thirty years lie deliberately murdered Joseph a wandering lierii on June It was a common report that he had killed several men in As a fugitive from Justice he stayed at the house of a cousin who hud a oeuuliiiil with whom befell In Lust summer tic bade her adieu and started lor On Ills return he found Battcc at his cousins liouse und bud a quarrel with him about the young They retired to a wood lo selile it and It was observed ilial In re turning they walked watching carefully Iliufrone Blioiild not get behind the other und thus obtain a shooting Having also some Texas Two days later Ford told Ins and Frank McCIure and llonry wanted to betray Hie young woman and Ihen Juke her lo Hie Indian Territory and sell her to un Indian It was agreed that lleeiuun AlcClure should cull on and rep resent Unit his sister was sick uud required the doc tors that McCIure should Join Ford and Uie two snould accrete themselves and lire upon The doctor accordingly rode to the and leaving Ids pistol In the holster walked towards the Ford In ins eagcrnesB neglected to give the signal to jUcClure and Ilrcd two charges of buckshot Into the doctors and then advanced on tilm llrmg three shots from nls lie died at SAN May Indian Jack was hanged at Shasta today for the murder of a Uhlna man last The murder was committed out of pure without any motive of gum or Between two ami three hundred Indians congregated outsido the courtyard ami kept up a fearful howling and tearing of hair during the but no hostile demonstration occur Jack preserved an Indian stolidity ami died a while was hanged at this afternoon for the inurdct of his He conlessed and said the man who caused him to commit the crime was He was calm and appeared JJJJl MISOIVAN HUXA UOTJI COMI CALMLY ONE AFlIiR FOIJIi DAYS AND THK OTDKIt AlTKIt KOUlt The two children of Patrick of IS Clinton one ahoy who missing fom years and the other a girl who disappeared last Mon have both come The girl was found Thursday night by a negro named William Hutcli wandering along Flftythlnl street anil cry He questioned Inr and she told him she lived m Twentythird street anil the coudiictoi of the car on which she had ridden from Veaoy street had put her off at Fiftythird 1 he negro put her on a Hlxtli avenue car and took licrlotueTwcimelli Street Police There she said her name was Maggie and she pointed out a large brownstone house In Twenty third near Seventh and said thut was her This of coureo proved to be a and at the stationhouse the sergeant frightened the girl into tolling a lltllo Even then she did not give her lathers spcclllcd an aunt on Avenue who proved to be a friend of tlie lamlly and gave the police McOowaus She said In explanation of her wanderings thut a classmate had told her on Monday that one of the teachers had accused her ot some offense and that she was afraid to go to she passed Monday and Tuesday night with a friend of the family slept Wednesday night In a restaurant went to a Careys In Christopher street on and on that night tried lo get admission nlo a Catholic In where the Sisters told her they could not keep lier since her parents were She set out to come und then a negro Sue screamed and lie took licr lo Hie million She is remarkably accomplished at narrative for u girl of her On Thursday night of 1 had called on McGowan and loid her that she thought she could llnd her boy foi On Friday morning the two wont lo White and about four miles from the rail road depot In the employ of a farmer named Peter Mitchell the lad was He recognised his mother and promptly came wliloli it him not occurred lo him to do beiore since October He was another case of Kor two weeks after MB departure he stayed In the sold papers and slept In the Newsboys Then he went to New Jersey and worked on various coming frequently to this city and bolnj intrusted by one of Ins of with money to deposit li the Bowery Savings About two months ago Hardy sold his house and moved to this John retimed to come along and was sent to Mr Mitchells He says lie was afrutdof his fathci and Intended to return when he got Whal made you run away i the girl won asked When Mary told me what the teacher me of my conscience prompted mo to go bu then Ithought to myself if I stop owayl may bo tlio means of doing answered that astute youni What did you intend to do My purpose was to en into a Catholic conven and lead a religious lllef Perhaps was the answer of both when they were asked if they proposed to run away y Why lieciTuBo on the There was not any In the three or four I counted of the whole panel I sav that lUfta was more prejudice against me than any thing People had their minds made up oeloro I came un hero to be This is also a reason 0 Brlcu ho came to the window last the prison down Blairscame to the bars and called for a nrlvut8 conversation with h David one of the jurymen In niv caso There again he told if I Sn The keeper down the assistant kueuur and lurnKev known that I was talking privately to course 1 have no one to awear what ye was aavimi to If he on his oath can say that that was not our conversation he Is perjuring Ulmseli There Is another man In namel do not How panned his opinion outside Your Honor TOE LATKKT UWJQ11T BlKOIAL DESPATCH TO THE May of the wildest stories has been net alloat today by a reporter of one o the afternoon papers Ho professes to havi Interviewed Hie VlccPresldont ol leading New York Life Insurance Company on the subject of a policy negotiated by Colonel Walton o for on hi life in said The vicePreaiden nays that It Is now generally believed by aereral o the Now York companies tliai Dwlght Is not dead a although he has been set upon by a coroner1 Jury and dissected surgically and rhetorically by Mr Hwlnhurno and The day before Dwlght I said lo have died he had his long hair anil o which ho was very cut off At th Coi oners Inquest Hie Coroner says the llfomnuranc VicePresident would not ullow any one except him self or a juror to question Tint both th Coroner and the Surrogate who probated Dwlght will receive each by the Althougl a doctor arrived within thirty minutes alie Dwlght is said to have ho loun the alleged body stone That n one waa with Dwlght that night whe he went to his room except his Tlio m suruuco man says he thinks that a body had bee procured and that Dwlght almved himself In orde to resemble and as no one saw It when lui out for burial except In a dark room was difficult to Identify owing to the cuttln of the beard and lie also says that some o the companies are working up this view of Hie cas ami that the real reason contesting the mat ter in court Is 10 gain time to get the present matto In JACOB UOXER Jacob the negro who has been on trli during the week at on a cluirg of poisoning nls mother with was ycuterdu MISS OF INDICTED FOR MURDERING IIEli HEST HE STORY OF TIIK TIIAGEUY AS TOLD BY TIIK ACCUSED AND BY 1IKK FKOM A comtKHiwiDENx OK Tin I May Grand Jury of ils Worcester county loday brought In a bill of idictmcm agalnm Miss Lillle Duer for murder 10 fltBt dtgn And new Interest Is revived In the markable cnse of her ehootlni her Miss last as then fully described i THE The trial will occur almost liuiiiu as the friends both of the hapless Inly ho Is deail anil of the unhappy one who lives are finally desirous of having the subject tatcAltorucy Townscnd prosecutes and the George Iurnoll will Of course In his oldfashioned town there a3 else vhere In the more trodden ways of life when events f such a kind are three with tho those speaking and those more cautious who wish o wait uniil Ihe whulc story is A lorrcspondcnt of the Wilmington Kmry IlKnimj IBS prepared here an account of the whole upon which your correspondent now makes Miss Ella whose grave Is an ohlcct of dally Interest In the old Episcopal churchyard which are stones dallng Into the lasl halt of he Buvomeenlh centurywas originally from In the southern pun of where she spent of her yoiiihlul and where her iretty lace and sweet ways are remembered by u nrge number of friends uud Her phologrnpli wurrunts one in believing that she was urely Then Is a smtlo Iliigurlug ibout the mouth in tue picture which H suld to luvc been Hm time of her deaJi she wns Hcurcely Shu was a girl of ilgli spirllB uud wan ciiccrlul und dashing in ier Although her education was milled to the ucquiioiucuis possible at a high school she wus luirly without any jrllllunt During the hist of her school lays she had peniiitled rather Hum encouraged a growing miiinucy with Miss Llllle whose ilfecllon and id hist rtiKiilted In her The fniuiliCH ol the two girls while very ruspcctublu lo not belong to the must aristocratic society like is a wclllodo mil iheir are The hues llEtlngulsliliig classes of society which used lo be very closely have of lale yearn und especially since the war been somewhat rel ami the two while belonging to the old mingled wlm tin best people In the town md were received to some exltm m ihe best Miss Linie Dm r is about twenly or years and has lived all her life m one of the most charming villages in this She sbyno means pretiy and somewhat awkward In icr as tiiiuiKli her female habiliments trammelled her und she would be better able to about lii male Her eyes ure lurge and un Ilinchlng Bhc meets your with a somewhat delimit The face is rather Ihlu and clearly and her forehead Is sirlklngly high and Her thin lips close which causes the llrmuessof her expression to strike the observer at Wltli and very dark hair parted al Hie Bhoj wears a roll ut Hie top of her Allogeihcr the face Is one which would not fail to excite Interest She talks quite Intelli gently and with appears lu have eullro coutldeuee In herself and acts as though she would much prcler to be a man rather than u Dtiiimr the spring and summer of 1818 the two girls constantly together like sis Miss Duer appears to have obtained a mastery over her more womanly uud weakerminded com teemed stiaiige that Miss Uearn could love such nri uuacxcd being as Mlas Dunr from what Is tali of to For luslauee Bho smokes bur dresses are always worn short and wltli a little Jacket with inside She wears aboys which she always Him when acknowledging a The young girls wilh whom she asso ciuled toll numerous stories of Her curious She never cared for the society of the sterner uud would make hut love like u Borneo lo her female Ihey would laugh these strange fancies at others she woulu frighten them with her vehemence ami they would run uwny from Mlie wus ulwuyn a and u young lady who know her well says Unit It wus u favorite theory of hers that two women could be quilo as happy and gel along qulto uu wed married us u woman ami a fn all out door sporiB she excelled all her ludy und could und play baseball us well us uny young man in the She always curried a plhlol and wus an expert Then was a re p llon at one of the country houses near the town lust yeur at which Miss Duer wan Sin wiis during ihe iiltenioon exhibiting her skill wilh Ihe when a ludy present i her curtly suld Hint such sport was In no way becoming a 11 iss Duer suld nothing ut the but the next day wrote a cliidleugc to the fair critic or her turgel insisting thut tin insult should bu wipeuoutm und asking her to place and No nonce was taken ol tuc and Miss Diur was ulioul lo have the lady posiui as a sirictlv uceordlng lo tlio but was dissuaded by her and tho mutter All her dressis were made with a pocket for her und it is certain Ihul she always carried one and wus fond of using But wilh ull lliosu pecu liarities she wus looked upon in this region IIH a Intelligent woman with queer notions that time would The Wilmington correspondent says that he watched Miss Duer closely as she sat talking quietly but with unimutlon with mm In her fullicrs parlor yesterday for some Indication of the struuge charac teristics she Is said lo but In Iho somewhat melancholy cast of her countenance aud the calmness with which her eyes met there was nothing to suggest anything peculiar about She was self ponicestd and did nol appear to be in any great dis tress cither about the shooting or the approaching Occasionally when speaking of oilier matters she would smile and once during the correspondents laughed quite Mh6 sat opposite him ujion ihe other sidoof a long and while con versing would look directly in scarcely ever dropping hers while the talk Both her mother and father were The latter Is a eusyuoing sort of a man uud said bin the who was remarkably like her daughter in watched the conscrvutlou closely uud would occasionally check Miss Llllle lu a halfformed by a quick look und a gesture of the Miss Duer said that she had been badly treated by the press uud had hoenulwujs UB the trial would She declares that the shoolng was purely She culled lo see Klla for the purpose ot taking u She did not wish to 1 begged She I then wanted to kiss I had the pistol lu my bund after giving up the uttompt to kiss Her und was looking ut the counting when the pistol went 1 uui not a I visited Tier twice during her The first time she hcurd my voice and culled I went Into tlio room und she received me by putting her arms around my She then whats tho mutter with me V 1 told her thut she was Wno hurt she I re plied It wus I wlndid Then you did do It did you V Such wau the substance of her Miss lloarn lingered for a long time between life und being at times delirious and She would hold up her right arm beforo her face in her moments ot menial culling out nervously dont pleasedont shoot me I will go wlih you und always love Of course the neighbors have many talcs to tell about the old relationship of the Savs one Informant Upon one occasion while tlie two girls were In the woods gathering fallen leaves for decorative purposes Miss Elearn started home some distance ahead of her when she called upon her to Not obtaining instant obedience to her somewhat abrupt command she called again quite sharply This second summons was not when with out warning Miss Duer pulled out her pistol and shot twice directly at the now thoioughly frightened When asked why she the only reply was that If ehe had nol halted then the next shot would have been more effective than Iho previous From that lime lllss Uearn began to bo seriously alarmed alon u is Duiis natnre aud Bhe passionately and upon her knech begged that her request might bo compiled in Tlie very next day at an early hour It was tint Miss Duer calkd at MIHS Hcarns house aud wan shown In the sittingroom where the latter was SK ling with her The conversation that oc curredin tic room was of a general and nothing wus tald there of the When Miss Duiir wns about to go Hourn requested her ouughlcr to accompany her friend to tho and the two girls passed out In the After a few momuils hud elapsed Hie horrllled mother heard tho fatal and faw her daughter rush back In the room with the blood streaming from a pistol In the iiiouih that lodged about an Inch deep near the riant upper A young man named Clark tostlllcd yesterday be fore the Grand Jury thai ho was near the house und hum the and when he ran in Miss Uearn was lying upon the sofa In the while Miss Duer In a frantic manner was rushing oryiui I have shot O my she will die I II will be remembered lhat Miss Hearn lingered between life and death for a and ut ono time seemed In a fair way for when suddenly she became rapidly and died peacefully and The Coroners jury wtio sat on the were not unfavorably disposed to the accused aud returned a verdict Hie deceased came toher death Irom nervous dcprcpHion caused by a shot from a pistol in the hands of Miss Mifs Dinr then gave bail lu for f he following was also detailed by a lady witness to the Grand lawycrx siiy that as it was not u dyiuir declaration 11 will not be admitted as testi mony ugaiusi the accused on the trial During a lucid interval Miss Hearn talked to me about the shooting and related how It all clinic and this is the substance of it Assorm us the uoor of thesllllligroom had ueen closed Miss Duer lurucd about and looked ul me intensely for a moment und Hiild why will you not walkout wild Uo you not love mcv I love 1 but 1 itm afraid of Do you love him V To this question I gave no when she became more excited und spoke quickly Uo you love Miss Fouler better than you do me V MY answer This appeared lo terribly excite her and she rushed wildly About lu a ter nule state of Dont say dont say Bite kept repent while I stood nioted to the spol by the vehemence of her Presently she ciimo close to me und If you suy uguin I will shoot und took out her pistol and cocked Then she up pearcd lo become more calm and seemed to lo make up wilh me und ultempted lo kiss I repulsed This caused herlo nnd fall her 1 thru saw she was uud flie gave me a fearful look thai 1 shall never imil pointed thu piBtol right at my I held up my linn lo warn it and I cried out oh slioot dont stioot 1 will go with I will love But was loo for the next second I wus uware the pistol had been The line of defense will be nol thai Ihe accused tired in a but that ihe shooting wits ueci dintul and without motive and thai her possession ot a however foreign it win to the si laws of wus un habit mil At the worst thn conviction Is not very likely lo exceed A CUJtWUS HONE AT MIDDAY WI1II IN A IlllllAIIWAY John In this city ol the While SowingMachlne Compuuy of oc cupies us an oillco Hie room on Hie second Uoor of The oilier rooms of Ihe Winding are used as otllces and persons uro con stantly passing the door of Woodruffs room on their way up or down In addition the win dows are and prisons standing on Hie Iost Olllcc sidewalk can look Into Hie The Iresl of the company Is usually lo be found In the but for some time past has been away from the Woodruir has had to assist him uu elderly Woodruff is aboul About 3 oclock yesterday afternoon Allen went to Wall street on leaving alone in the Ho returned half an hour later uud lound Hie door closed aud lastuned by a sprtug which Is usually closed during Ihe day He rapped on tho door some unu llnnlly It till It was opened by who on seeing Allen exclaimed Im killed Allen Ihen saw thut blood was running down Wood ruffs face from his After opening the dooi Woodruff staggered lo a chair and Into be eomlng almost Allen then hurried lo the other end of the hull und usked HHSOII tt look ufler Woodruir while he for u While he was gone some one noilileir Sergeant of the Broadway who sent to Ihe Chambers Mtreel Hospital for an aui und then weul uji to Woodruirs Wondiuu was still in tho chair to wliloli he had gone niter Idling Allen Sisaon was trying lo resiorc him to consciousness by bathing his and a young man wus culling uway tho hair a wouuci on Hie right side of Woodruffs head be tween the ear uud the Woodruir did noth ing but groun at ufler a tlmo gave with dllllciilly uud in reply to many questions an of how he received his He said when Allen left the room lie wus writing al his desk with lus left side towaids the He did hear any one come but his writing wus suddenly inter rupted by Boiiio one clinching his llu turned lus hcud and saw two The taller wore a slouch and the other a cap and a faded As ho turned he rose partly from Ills At the halm Instant the other man caught his arm with onu oueof Ihe men struck him ou the head with Ids list aud the other siruck him with a small hiiichct used In Iho ofllcc for opening 1 Inn he became ununiHclous and knew nothing of what followed until Allen knocked ut thu The hutchet wus apparently brought down on Ihe Tim entered Hie Hush and shaved some hair and The am bulunce surgeon lound no signs of a broken During Ins examination Woodrutr put Ids hand luti his lelt Irouscru pocket uud then announced that he had been robbed of Uu searched his other pocktts but could nut llnd tlio wus thus directed lo thu lurgu desk al which he had been aud It was loiiud three drawers wete pulled Nothing had been stolen frou aud Ihelr contents were undis The ambulance surgeon dressed Wouil rulfs wound and Lrled lo persuade him lo go to Hie Woodruff refused ami was llnallv taken by bis friends lo u lit lives ut HM West nicvcuth It Is said that the which he BIIJS wus Btolen from him consisted of tlio or in euEh and a check lor VII on the Hunovor company with her and on one occa related when she with strange vehemence ttekcd Miss Hearn If she did not love and went so far as I o actually propose that they should get mar she fled from the parlor where tney had been talking and locked heruelf In her These little dllllcullleB were gotten over and the intimacy was but not so warmly as for Miss Duer was constantly complaining that her passionate love wan not uud sighing over her lost hopes of bliss with her dcairat friend when they would be always to Said another Not long beiore tho tragedy there was a young man of the town who be gun to nay marked attention to Miss about which Miss Duer remonstrated with her In the most passionate telling her that she would shoot the man that took her friend from Then theru was Miss whom Miss Ucarn was very fond One morning the two had taken a walk and upon tho return home Mlas Ucaru found a note from Mian Duer requesting her to call ut her house as she wished to see her urgently so when tho two met Miss Duer asked Miss Ucarn to take a walk with her next day In the Wltn the of a possible repetition of the former shoot Ing In her mind she very decidedly This appeared to arouse all the lire of jealousy ol Miss XKWS FROM KIJROPK CALIKOKMAS NKW CONSVITIIIIOX COXDKMNKI IIF THK LONWON TJIK KlIDKMHl 01 Mary who was arrested Thursday night torlhrowmg vitriol into the face of Bernard of South Fifth wus yesterday morn arraigned m the Jefferson Market Police In this house the her mother and aslstei occupied un apartment next to thut of ONcll and ONellsajB thai Mary often kept Ids young daughter out lale at night and that he spoke uijoui It lo who bccunio very aud said shed revenge Monday nlghl Mary cumo Into his and In the presence Ills wife and children threw the vhrio into his Thatll llx you Ihe prisoner pleaded but suid that oNei hud bctn persecuting hir for two She was i worked at homo nights and never took inn daughter oul al ONcll called her vile names uud tried to damage her She was almost beside An acquaintance udvlsec her to get some vitriol und throw It through the cruel over Hie door leading Into ONolls apartments Ihrough which ONcll was In the habit of looking a and reviling ONells children sho though had poisoned her euls und Irom the pceullur IUBIO In the sugar and colleo she thought they were poison Ing Alter Bhe gol the vitriol she threw out two llnrds and poured In fearing to burn him too She meant only to burn bis tongue wlncl had made her sillier Justice Kusmlre hold Mury In She ad mitted lhat Bho had heard of two other women re cently who had thrown Her uicutal condi tion will be inquired 01 Ull The trial of Gray was continued In the Oycr and Toiminer ycslerday before Judge It was admitted for the accused that ho had uttered the forged bonds included In the but tho defense claimed thut he look them Innocently In tin regular course of Two witnesses proved In his behalf that ho conducted a largo brokerage business lu I when the forgery did not offer himself as a nor pu his books In evidence and thcae was thought In the auamst him before the which was absent only naif an hour am then returned a verdict of guilty of knowinsly ui tcrlng forged DtslrlclAttorney uin exJudge Fullerton mndo the siiminlngs up am Judge Barrel pronounced one ol lus Impartla Gray received Iho with cviden Uu will be brought up next Thursday foi The maximum imprisonment Is llvi It was Bald that tho complainants would lu tercede for CRUELLY UY Tho residence o widow of Pcleg agei was entered last night by win savagely abused Gardiner and her house another old Clumsy uud brutal ut tempts were made to gag and they near perished of strangulation imd injuries fo thai After the burglars had fled wltn very little tho family up Blairs was aroused an assistance called Tue physicians think thai hot of the ladles will Pi TlllUSr TIIIAtS IN SIX DAY SWIMMING MATCH IN INCI THE FUUNCJJ Vimfa In an editorial ar clcsuys The adoption of the California consu umn Is a surprise to Hie It Is the most bounding instrument ever framed for the irovcrn entol a if all Ihe notions of tno formers whopm forth their panaceas forlhercgen ratlon of the human raee during the Paris Coin nine were embodied In u document they would not more more menacing than tnyof the provisions of the constitution which ow regulates Hie existence of dwellers In Call Everybody Is to be punished aud restricted the same Those persons only ure excoptcd ho have nothliuito Tue constitution aa a bole Is sncii an extraordinary that the eople of California might well be stupnlled when ny learned ilia Kearney had carried his Ve ilu not that exultation will he mischief which bus been wrought may produce and tin effort may be niaile to revise a ous itiitioii which must produce widespread r JU1CK WOHK ON FliENCll May Manchester UmirdianH ondoti correHuondcut hujs Thu new French Uuntlc cable Uin a greater stulc ot forwardness mil is generally surveys and soundings live been rnndc for Muttons ut und on 10 const of The steamer Ktirailav Is ul lostlf not finite reudy lor her Kurly probably she will be entered at the luslomIIiiiiHe 10 i kur tor New York und will then egln inking in is expected thai the shore ml will be luid beiore the end of f HE LATEST IIfASI OFT1IK CllAZU latest novelty lu athletic lontcsts Is the fix swimming match at the which begun lust Mou An I oclock bint iiichl the scores stood us fol ows across tun ilrltish ft miles of ivhoinudc biieh a cinsu uiiitcst for ihe Lords ami Commons live miles miles Willie vllh u und Tiiylor who won thu imatviir championship at JI Thu prizes ainounl to DEBATING TDK INDIAN May House of Commons dc the Indian Low advocated paper currency for Lord George Uamlllon suld paper currency would end lo further iloprccinle Ho anticipated a iiibsiunliul rise In exchanges In consequence of the iiilure of the French uud Italian MK and suld he hoped would only In uecasHiiry to ruims of ihe loan whuh tiie IIousi vould be uskeil to NIHILIST CON1IRMNK1 TO May despatch lo the from Berlin says Sophie Von and n muli accom plice worn condemned at Klcff on tho llitli to lie shot for belonging to un illegal forging passports and attempting to kill members of the May has been a name ut sumnru lu consequence of placards an nouncing that the town would be burned on the 13th of The Fire Brigade paraded the streets all bul there wus no The Peters burg police have been reinforced by IGu May General Ktolyplno ban ordered a search for Ixiliillais who are reported to be working among i he itoopj lu Koumcllat FOKUIGN The Duke of Argyll has left London on His way to llcrr von Staiiffeuberg announced nls resigna tion us Fust Vlcc1resldciil tit the German Heicbs The London Berlin correspondent says It IH staled Prlncu of ivlll shortly marry the Princess a Uusslun FOKKIGN A rcciirrrncc of tin drought In tho nrovluco of he German lielchHiug has adopted the Govern ments proposals relative to grain Austria Intends very shortly lo occupy in accordance with the AusiroTiirkish An Imperial patent hits lieim Issued dissolving tho lower IIOUHC of and order ing elections A til IKIII francs lu ihe Upanlsn for ihe current year Is Next yeur thoru will probably bo a greater The negoilatloiiH between Major Cavagnarl and the Ameer of Afghanistan are proceeding natisfac Tho main bases of the treaty have been The coalowners of Monmouthshire and South Wales have resolved to persist lu a reduction of 10 after the end of The men appear determined to und another great Btrike is The Porte has Informed Its representatives abroad lhat Greek brigands recently ambuscaded fortysix Turkish soldiers In a forest m the district of killed cut Ihelr bodies m pieces and hung iho pieces on The Batlorsea and Chelsea bridges over the Thames will be opened to Hie puiillu today free from all Only three tollbridges now reniuiu within the metropolitm Putney uud they will bo freed The council of the Unglisli Hoyal Agricultural Society have been reumimtmled to obtain imil pub lish reports as to tlic corn und wheat raising capabil ities ol the United India and Australia with regaru lo the probable lood sup ply Intended for the Kiigllsh The French TurUr Committee has decided lu favor of the free Importation of raw and will recommend thut painted or dressed leather He subjected lu a duly or a anillliat the duty on other klndu of luaihoi bo Til minus except upon Ehoe In regard to which iho committee has run nth i on r IJKBIATOH TO TUI IIuy Penusjlvunla Hall road olllcers Hay that they will place no mure reli ance upon anything less Ihun u pool on The managers say thai the company bus always becii one of the ilrst to adhnro in schedule rates and has been and again Mow they say that they will run their owu road and make their owu tales mull oilier trunk lines can ugrue upon u Tuu westbound pool Is working ull right and will soon be in operation from all the or us fcoon us arbitrators can gel to work and llx The Pennsylvania road wants a pool or eastbound Toe course of the New York Central has saiisllcd tho man agers that there is no dependence to be placed on anything A meeting will be held early In June to sec what can be done lu Hie Until then the present low rales are likely lo ho main RAlfiltiO TIIK 1JirCK OF UUSlATCa TO Till I May II Is ihe purpose of the coal companies of this city to raise circular prices J5 cents per ton on Juno They have boon un changed for the post two but for the pas week nearly all large orders have beou the companies having all they can till until the llrm week lu Dealers admit that the stocks are Himll enough and thu demand uctlvo enough to en able them to command the advance If they will stick Reading stock is a little off on ucccouut of fiont recent speculations and Lehlgh Valley Is stronger since It IH dollnltuly known thut Judge Packers Interest Is tu be managed by trustees who will follow out the policy he Tins makes cciialn fiat no can he toriued 10 restrict the production of JUDOK PACKKIVS IIAJLROAD despatch from Manclt Chunk to the Teltijrafli says Judge Packers will is explicit In reference to his railroad It directs that his interest lu the Lenlgh Valley Hall road la to bo kept Intact and placed under the control of by whom n is to be maintained ami managed as It ho were The trustees have full power and authority to retain and coutlnne Ills Investments In the securities and stocks ot the com pany and of others connected wltn and to man age tho whole of the estate In such a manner as to promote the prosperity und general good of tho Lehlgh Valley The trustees under tho will are understood to be Ellnlia ot und James of Mauoli The will will bu admitted to probate In Pmmaelplilu on Monday   

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