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   Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - August 29, 1890, Salem, Ohio                               THE SALEM DAILY NEWS VOL. IL NO. 204. SALEM, OHIO, FRIDAY AUGUST 29. 1890. TWO CENTS. pouble llangiiig: In the Ohio iteatiary. Otto Leuth and "Brocky" Smith Pay the Penalty for Murder. BUtory of the Which Re- altril 1" Hands of O.. Aug. Leutb, ft., hov murderer, hanged in tho of the penitentiary at this ....ig- I-'s n-.-jk broken and in bo was pronounced dead. The crime- for which he pai-1 tha death pen.il ty was one of tho most atro- in tru- hUt-T} of Ohio. h..irij .ji u j j T-IOT.. the cisht-yoar-old land, while tetirninp from school, was accosted by Otto at the gate: j u.. of ij.rhv.-r 3 sc-'vn doors tho Thomnson homo. He showed fj? her several pretty buttons, and, say- he- more in tuo house, led her to a ch unber in tho up- p e r s i o r y. Tho d wellingwi.s vacan t, Iiirs. Leuth being in a hospital and Mr. Leuth at work at X or walk. Ileat- orroLBt'Tir. templed to ravish her, but met with rt-sisUnoo. and crushed skull, in with several blows. He dragged the clothing off the uncon- scious form and renewed his bestial at- tempt. Then he tossed the clothing upon the body and loft the housa. For week he did not siee-p there, and at the end of that time carried tbo body into the cellar and pushed it through an opening into the space between tha ground and the Lowor floor. A few days later, to dispel the stench, he borrowed money, bought chloride of limo and sprinkled it on the mutilated remains. The girl's disappearance cioated a great sensation, but it was r.ot until June 9 that body found and the boy u.is arrested and confessed tha crimn. Leuth's tr'al began December 3, and ended D 'comber 2S with a ver- dict of a-uiity. The case was fought inch by inch "and carried to the Circuit and b.ipre.nie courts, then to tho Board of and finally to the Governor, but the death p.-naliy Leuth was about seventeen Years old. "Brocky" Smith, tho Cincinnati mur- derer, was hanged fourteen minutes after Lourh was pronoune-'-d dead. Shortly after eleven o'clock tho march from the w.irdon's office to the annex was taken up, the line being headed by Warden Dyer and his assistants, fol- lowed by tho representatives of the press associations, various newspapers and about thirty persons who held spe- cial permits. Arriving at tbe annex, the death wurants were road to both Leuth and Smith. Louth was then escorted to the scaffold, ascending the stairs with a firm Tbe, noose being adjusted, asked if ho had. any thing to sav. Fie complained of them hurting him while tying Ins hands and then said: "Now do that bu'-inens good: all rc.idy. Let it go." Tbo drop seven feet and a half. Smith was escorted to the scaffold hearing rho s-mo unconcerned appear- ance he ha.-, ra slice, his coannfTKTit in the annex. The noos'o was adjus'cd and being asked to talk, ho hnd no'Vng nore to say than he had said during the pa-st nine fi S- hut it ,io not done for robbery. The trp.p sprung at the drop right feet. Smith's nock was also and he was dead at On the nirht of -mber n. isSO. tho MuMoon family, who live on T.ntler street, Cincinnati, were shocked at tho appearance in tbc-ir midst of their near- est neighbor. Mi-s. Bridget Byron, an widow, -who earned a livelihood by selling vegetables ia the market- She lvas covrT-od with blood, which gushed from horrible wounds in her neck and 'ace and from her bands and arms. As ?he sank to the flooran affrighted woman. cried: "My God! who "It was .Tohnay Smith." carac the ro- spor.se from the withered old tho being fairly forced through the stream of bloud that was wciliTij: from her mouth. T.-cy WD-O ber last words on oarth. but they wore sufficient the curderer was Known. Half an hour latpr he was arrested Tne motive of the crime stood out The murderer, a dissipated Wif'-r. covr-ted the savings of the aged fici-lm, and in tho dead of ni-ht he_stole into bcr house to poises? himself of i-osi. Lie knew that she had no pro- toctor. oniv son. Matthew r.yron, ".Tins at the point cf death. Sho returned froai hnr at his bod- i'Ai. a fe-K- hours before tbe thief door. LOOKS RATHER QUEER. Spacnlation as to Aloiancler Sullf- x-an, Noted Secretly HU Property to a Famous Crimln-tl Lawyer. CHICAGO. Ar.p. News says: Considerable co'nmoni, has boon in- dulped in owr the- discovery that Mi. Alexander SuliiiaTi. one of ihe "trianjjlers." hr1.'! transferred his real estate to Attorney A. S. Trudo. In- quiry ?.t the oTico elit-u.-d the fact that the deed for this transior recorded in his oface .'.boat four weeks hut publication of fact was suppressed s.ir.ir1 sumabiy bs- thoso directly Messrs. Trude and It ha3 been an opon s-x'ret for sev'-ral mortii-5 that Trud" and Sullivan had uiaint..inc-d relations which made the   Ten i-f common prudence, r.nd tbuthis property is as much his'own now as before tbo execution of the suppressed deed, but the skeptical, including the friends of tho murdered doctor, ask: select A. S. Trude under such Thero is evidently another unwritten chapter of the murder. Hill Political Conclaves Held In Sev- eral States. dominate James M. iTir-ier. of Lansing-, Governor. By tbe New York State Board of Arbitration Into the Cause of Strike on the Central Road. of She GoWcn Aue. 33. The Sa- Commandery of Knights of tho Rule its labors yes- Vrraay after a three days" session, with tee following newly elected oSccrs: Commander. .John D. Irvii Saprstne Medical Examiner, Dr. C- Kiggiag. of Illinois. Conn.. Whilo schooner Palmer proceeding tbe riTer OB Wednesday, tae ,-year-old of Thlr- ,elj jumped DICD P1USOX. aotbeoa Conminintlon OfT a Y'snnjr tt'cr.- the Itlorxl Five Murili-rpil BMIMI.VO.HAM, Ala., Aug. 21.'. Henry Smith, aged twenty-four, died of con- sumption in the jail hero Wednesday. Though young in years bis list of Crimea was largo. When but eighteen he mur- dered two women neir Ga., for six dollars. A year later he killed a farmer at Bridgeport, A'a ho resented an insult offered his daughter by Smith. In 1SST he shot yul killed a negro near this city. In ho quar- reled with one John Speers. living near Newcastle, this State. Re went to Spoors' bearding house, killed him suvl also shot the landlady and a boa'-der named He was sentenced in tbo Colly case last fall, but the was re- versed by the Supreme Court on a tech- nical error. No He 111., Aug. Beck, who met with such a tragic end near Philadelphia on Wednesday, was well known here. lie achieved an un- pleasant notoiiety bcrr.o month's ago by being indicted for a criminal as- sault upon his own daughter, who i-j now living with relative-' bore. He way placed under a bond which was fur- nished ?nd he then farm for Sli.OOO and left for New' York with a younsrcr daughter, intending to sail for Germany. Re had a matri- monial experience, having beuu mairied five times. Reid Hinted at PARIS, Aug. official corre- spondence on tho prohibition of Ameri- can pork is published Tt seems that the American Minister. Mr. Whitelaw Reid, in complaining of tho prohibition of pork, hinted that n.v> t-tat'-a might revive the thhty p< r duty on Frr-m-h pictures. Thr M-.r--.3tor de- clared that no disoaso 'n --n in either England or Germany, and re- quested tho whhdrr.wrvl of th" prohib- ition a-, an art of frieri l-oip. duty and policy._______________ VIENN Adriatic br.s beon vUited by a groat .1. hu.s caused the of miny n.Cj and an immense amount of propn.-ty. Tho storm was in tho vicinity of Trh whero tho largest part of tho occurred. Many vessel? Ap-okel, thi-ir crow.-; per- ishing. Three persons wrre killed by lighlnint; nnd the damage to property in that city is extensive. Aug. Figaro publishes what purports to be the history of a re- markable incident in l-.c ai carter of General Uoulanger Tho story is to the effect that, while the iicn'-ral was Still in the of an ho made ov-rturos to Prince Joromo Napoleon with a view to accomplishing tho election of a F.-'-r.ch through universal suffrage. KfT-irU to -tr-kc. Aug. be'.wecn the Council of Inl ani Labor and the of tho striking miner? have rt.Su'V'i in a fail- ure- to agreo any for troubles ir. ha.'o tneir I'-.r- lez-s." Eighteen thonsani aro now idle. of MUnoorl and Souiu JJoininutc DcmocrmtiC In Indiana and Mich., Aug. v, mi temporary chairman Van r.iv.it-.i the Republican State i Tuo comtnitteoon j lion. Austin B'.a'.r -.5-jrru .T.i-ntchairraan, andJamos i Van Kii- ..ay City, permanent sec- j r.i.ry. Blair made a brief or. tfi'ci-T the chair. The plat- form was th -n read. No-nlnation of candidates for Governor being in order, of Inghatn, presented tho na-'-., or .T M. Turner, of Lans- insr. an 1 Ju-'jc Moore, of La Peer, j imtod I-I'MI "r Rich, of Elb-i Turner received the nomination on tho first bal- lot, tho vole standing Turner 599, Rich The admlnls- trntion i-'iui-e of Speaker Reed and thnt of th- :'or--.i-'d of Michi- pan in  in Chicago. The price of beel advanced from SOc to i.Ti. and it is said if the strike is not soon broken the price will go higher. Incendiary CnEvr.o'-.A.T, Mich., Aug. Incen- diary fires ba-re been bere Utely. During put forty heart incendiary Ores oocnrrHL Thomson, Smith A warehouse WM bnraed yesterday, low of One BM to BB4er wren OB ratpleion Md will be w SMASHED THE UECOUD. RalTfttor Rung a Mile Time and It la NEW YOUK, Aug. was the last day of tho meeting at Monmouth Park. Tho weather was pleasant and track fait. Tho feature of the day Salvator's race against time, llo smashed the record for a mile. IIo was brought on the track after tho third race, and in company with Rosetta was given his warming up gallop. Then there was a short delay, but finally Srd- vator appeared followed by Rosetta and Naotnina, who were to act as ers. Tho first pacemaker carried him onjf at a rapid pace to the head of the Stretch, where ho was joined by Rosotta. She helped him along, he running easi- ly in the meantime, until the last fur- long was reached, when liorgon sat down to ride and he passed by the winning post like a steam engine. For a few there silence, them l-.S.Vj was hung up and cheer after cheer rent tbe air Tho betting was to 1 on vator; 2 to 1 against time. Salvator ried 110 pounds. BAT AND HALL. Result of thn M I'rmntiu'M t I'rolVsKtoiml Following are tho scores of 'ihur.-.- day's games: NATIONAL At Chicago 13, Phila- delphia 3. At Huston Cincinnati 7, Boston At Brooklyn -Cleveland Brooklvn 0. At Now 1'ittsbtirgh t, Now York 0. At Columbus 21, Ath- letics 7. At Galti'uoro Su Louis 2, Kaltrnoro 8. At Toledo Rochester 3. At Louisville It, Syracuse T.i: VfilTn. At RnlTalo 2, Philadel- phia 15. At Pittsburgh 5, Hoston 2. At Brooklyn 10. At New Chicago 4, XcwYorkO. SONS OF1 V.'JTEUASS. KlenCcd 1'Ajrnc'c App -al Vrlrc-. .X ST. Josyii. Mo., Aug. L-'land J. Webb, of Topolca. K.in., was on Thurs- day afternoon elected Chlef of tho Sons of Vctorana. Tlie ap- peal of ox-Conimandf'r-in-Chief 8. Payne, of the findings of the court-martial '-vas trc-ated very in- ditTerently when brought before tho ou- campment. as tho delegates refused to take any action on it Payne employed an attorney and sont him to Kansas City to ask Judge Phillips to isstio a mandamus to compel the national en- campment to show cause why he should not bo granted a trial. by his poors. Tho committee yesterday ifckoned up the points made by tho competing com- panies in tho prize drill Wednesday night. Their report given St. Paul OS por cent: Dccatur 91 and Springfield 84. The prices are 8500. and JO. CONCiltESS. Oruahfi Ciinvf iitl-'ti Adopts Favorln-j a Low Turlit anil Frue Coin- age of Silver. OMAHA., Neb., Aug. Th" members of tho national farmers' congress spent tho greater part of Thursday in driving about this city. Tbo report of tho com- mittee on resolutions presented last night. Resolutions in favor of rho pansy for tho national flowor anil against the national banks wero The congress resolved in favor of golden rod, a low tariff, more watnrxvays, Qov- ersmont encouragement of the introduc- tion of maize to Kiiropo. froe coinage of silve and free transmission of agricul- tural reports though tho mails. Tho mombors will g.i on a fro-j vouraioii over the Union Pacific to Donvr-r to-dav, whore tho congn-.s will conclude it-; work Saturday morning. COXGKESSIONAL. Tho r.nrr) Itlll the TitrifT lu Srnnte. WAsniN'JTOW. AUL' InthcTTouso yr-itTiliy d'-clsion of UK: as :o lit'i Pgbl of the Lard hill H-, snstdinc'l (I'fJ "i airl th" hill to 30 the clerk countlnc a ritionirn. After f'jrttior (.-xplanntloas In roKarJ to Tannnn r-sol-ition -lir- ctc'l nu'.-x'n't (Hi- hustorurs. the Law Claim hill WUH tukeo up ar.fl tt> tli--; orul of the morn- inu hour. The hill t'> rori'-titut': hours 2 day's work for Inhorrrs and ra-vhanlri on liov onunent worlt .mcn'li-d -nd p u-i- ii In the Senate tho i.irllt Mil vra-. coasl furtbt-r and sixty paragmplia dib powcil of. __ to NKW Yol'.K, Aug. Charlos Gilpin, assignee of the Glamorgan Iron Works, of Philadelphia, has brought suit against W. J. McCall and sovoral others to recover S22.000. The suit grows of tbo defalcation ut C. I'. Wigton, former treasurer of the company, and it is claimed tho defendants received this money, which belonged to the company, from Wigton. Tho bulk of tbe money received by Wigfin was spent in gam- bling and the assignee has brought ac- tion against a number of gambling houso proprietors. Woman Holx I'.xnk. SPOKANE Wash., Aug 20 A bank robbery perpetrated by a woman is the talk of the town. Wednesday a beautiful and well attired lady stepped into the Exchange National JJank and a draft for S3.VX) drawn on thn Little Rock bank. She w.is by a prominent lady present It wai soon discovered that the draft had been raised from The plot was planned bj the woman's lover. Neither havo been seen since. The woman ber- self Mrs. Gouni. Cnton of Aog. 28. An e.Tort to form an of labor aad social reformers Wednesday night resulted in a of trades unionists. Knights Labor, Socialists. tox The purpose of the pfvpDMd alliance is to bring about betur in order that bet- ter and mere practicable work may be to a successful conclusion. p. u p) i Kccord ol" Citi.'s. A DIVIDED CUIRCU. BlHlt In L'nlted Urrxhrou on tho nt" AKKOX, 0., Aug. of tho anti-secrot society tho United Brethren church, to hold a meeting in tho Uniu-1 i'.-i ihren church in this cJtv Organize a congregation .-f h' thinking. the n bolonu: to tho hleru.1 iu-o and hi' l. r> anno-.r.u-ed that another v ou'a bo held in the ne-T fiiture. Tho I'.isbop has nt his li-.ok a ut i' i u t possession of the church lir'l'ij will b iut fO'ii t. i a in 1 '-on Mullen ari, is .r-'nts A tlu- rt..i'l -v.. sidin-y. History. Rinvnv. U., Aug. 1 -u the Cincinnati tra-np who wi the nbilouiou SiuuViv takon to thr- mlirmary. Ar. made to locate tho bullet, lu.: other than it had taken n il  tho trustee. This is a revers'il of Je- ot the lower court an-1 is news for a laru'O uuml.ii- u' cr. rrustcc Early, however, savs tho caso will go to tho Supreme Court. Soldiers C'liincnut. CONXI'.AUT, Aug U-.l. Cunii'-.iut is full Df brail button1-, .ind briglil. -i-lorO'] badges. Tho Twenty-ninth Regiments Ohio Infantry, is cnc.-impiid in a inilo nway, and tho old lior ire parading tho streets in bijuads or littlnif in tho hotels relating i'lrirlnntt the war. On Wednesday Colonel Fitch, of .TetTorson, dflhon'l ;n "lu- address, which folluwud b? a Dumber of speechi-s by tno so'uior-? present, each of whom had something- rood to toll- Thn onoampiionf. c-losea to-day. ___ Thi-y .M SPHINOKIEI.O, 0., Aug. Tho TP- ;ent convention of colored D ;tnocrata jeld here adopted resolutions cond-jinn- !ng the L'Klgfl Election bill .1-1 1 'i ICinlriy bill. Ono roiohiti't.i r i.! "Hi1- thr-.t -.vo oppose the I-'i-'i r- i ;nm.-> bill for the reason riu-t it. i i )ut warrant or ne'-r-ssity an.l Sontly produi-tivo of wo.-- in t'jo iciivai )f race antagonisms nnd whi 'j i a Ii! illl m 'i 1 4ta ill r i 'if 1 i i r   

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