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Olean Democrat Newspaper Archive: May 8, 1890 - Page 1

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   Olean Democrat, The (Newspaper) - May 8, 1890, Olean, New York                               SIXTEEN f f romptu embellishments. The scene re- .embled a huge fair, the crowd outside of he dense central portion being dispersed n smaller groups, each made up of the luditors of some orators of more moderate ame than that of the leaders who addressed the mam crowd from the Central platforms The mam belt, hree-quarters of a mile long by half a mile wide was crammed with a solid mass of people, while all the streets and ways leading to the park were more or less congested The Whitechapel dis- trict seemed to have disgorged a consider- able fraction of its unhappy denizens to swell the throng The crowd ebbed and flowed, and there was precisely speaking a continuous succession of audiences. This was largely the necessary result of the paucity of speakers. It was impossible for half the people to hear what was said. and in fact no one seemed to care much about listening The gathering together in the public place and exchanging greet- ings and opinions seemed to be the idea uppermost. The marching, or coming and going, continued from 2 o'clock until after night fall. The best speakers were those furnished by the central committee, in- cluding the more noted of the moderate Socialistic leaders. La a Frenchman, whose chief claim to distinction ib based on hi-, dis- tant relationship to the late Karl Marx, was one oi tne f( w speakers who indulged in violent He declared that France was ruled bv a syndicate of sweat- ers and swindlers, who should be swept awav He admitted that the English peo- ple possesses more power than the French to bnnj about reforms peaceably. Groups of man tiers continued to arrive after darkness, had put an end to speaking 1 lit clay v, as an orderly one de spite thn imed condition of tne streets The polite cLd not mterferte in any way with the processions or meetings, except to put a veto upon an attempt to lead an elephant thrmiuh the as part of the turn-cm; i he only arrests were of tlucM- were out in treat force, their v IN in_- n itur.'ih the on the iiV- rather th.in the humble march stmi- Altogether the demdn stratum W.T.S a creditable one to the great eight h HIT n nt A FATHER'S AWFUL CRIME HE CUTS HIS DAUGHTER'S THROAT AND COMMITS SUICIDE. Insanity Supposed to Have Prompted the Deed A Prominent and Respected Citizen of Batavia Cuts His Own Throat While Temporarily A Pris- oner's Daring Attempt at Escape. FOXBORO, Mass., May A man named Cormack murdered his 13 year-old daugh- ter and then killed himself. The Cormack family consisted of the father, mother, a boy of 17 and a girl of 13. The father has been addicted to drink in the past, but for about a year has drank but little, but has taken considerable morphine. He has un- til recently worked hi the mines, but has been idle the past few days The mother also worked in the hat factory The boy has no settled work and the girl attended school. The family had breakfast together and the mother went to work as usual, the boy went fishing, the girl went to schoo and the father stayed at home. bed v.-hicn. he presently am. uls daughter gave him proper attention and pulled his bed near the door, that he might see her work in the next room. A few minutes before 12 he arose and closed the door. Five minutes later she heard him fall heavily upon the floor. She ried to open the door, but could not, as he was lying against it She went aronnd ihrough another room and was shocked at seeing her father lying on the floor, his life blood rapidly flowing from a gash in his throat, and the razor with which he committed the deed lying beside him After closing the door it is thought that he took his razor from the bureaw and. stepping before a mirror, severed both arteries and the trachea atone stroke of the deadly weapon. He was a member of the F and A. M. He had been a resi- dent of Batav la many years, coming here from At tit a One son, Eugene H. FilV more of Attica, and five daughters survive him. The daughters are Mary, Florence and Jennie, who live at home. Mrs. John W. Smith of Ellicott street, and Mrs. J. S. Rowley of Minneapolis. A DARING ESCAPE. Assisted wife j to Break Jail The father went to the school house dur A ing the morning and had the girl excused. wtle She was seen to enter the house by aneigh- N Y., May Monday bor shortly before noon. Late in the after- an o end" W brakemaa, noon the boy returned home and found await action of tbe grand jury blood spots on the floor and these he fol- lowed to the front room, and in this room he found a large pool of blood near the lounge. He attempted to open the bed- room door, but it was found to be fastened, and he went around the house and raising a window saw his father and lying dead side bv side on the bed. The ciil had an ugly cut in her forehead extending through and out back of her left ear. 11 c f.it her. lying bj her side, had a bullet wound in his temple and a cut in his throat, made by a nwor There is no doubt that mind had became unbalanced by the constant of morphine, and from several remarks he has made within a few diy- past the crime is believed to been premedi- tated Cormack was at one time captain of Camp 6. Sons of Veterans 'WJJS on cbarce of bigamy, and was taken to Gashen yesterday moraine Mon- day niuht wife No. 2, heavily veiled. compared by Lizzie Utter, a sister elia Utter a brother, and Charles Clark, friend, entered the lock-up and requested permission to talk privately with I tter. The privilege was accorded and in course of time tU party passed from buildin- Yesterday morninc the attend- ant of tho went to feed Utter, found wife No 2 s-ated m thecei! wearing FEDERAL ELECTION BILLS. T bad If th sis bn Mine m i J.f n 1 vl re fusf H ir' d'lV 'o f ni all -men  T m iniiv r fum ll a ,d ,i-i tion o-i m if of the id a v< elec- 1 il -ill t-o f r 1 lie I i u IV.th pl.ms jxr'' Mi -1 11 Mr i of T I 1 m- i, and K M re presented aiid ir d n 11 1 CUT HiS THROAT. An Own Lifr. R V Y May T -The r-ople of BataviavMre startled to hear that Henry Fillmore an need and respect-d citizen. bad mkcn h- own life with a raror Tan 'JO Mr was ill with the pnp the attack five-weeks Feb 22 was lai-fti heart diftVultv and for at the of dea'h from hall K The rmispinne were and while tvmc arraigned before corder for aidins and abetting the of a a detective entered court WKfc Utter who had captured at ville. 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