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Trenton Times, The (Newspaper) - October 9, 1890, Trenton, New Jersey YOU NO. 2134. TKKNTON, 1IIUK8DAY AKTKKNOON, OCTOBKK 9, 1890. TWCKCKNTS IHEDEATHOFKEMMLER Synopsis of the Official Account of the Execution. MOKfr HI Ill's t HANGING. OHIc i tl That Kumm- ler Utih Institntlj Kill, d uiid That the till >n a A er> One, The VlUtfd sifcin of life Ou Ii) the pruiuilaticm to Tr t Uill It s 1 i) >f mi nflW ml re- port of the t xtLiitiou c i [Ilium Kerumler UIH jt Luudunned trmmiala es capnife the tkrtrica.1 executiun law are slun Hie report is from the pen of uilob F McDonald chaise of Hit Dr McDonald autmerb the criticisms to the time ojf leaving on the turrtut ah follows Before Ktmmler biuught mto the room the warden aaked tne how long the contact nhould be maintained I replied twent) bbtoncls but asseuted to Uju situ n dH m dttt rt lice to the opinion of my ttbiot, physiuiu that a consider abl> lesfa. pprii i f I liquid UQ upimou hiLh duubtle-is would have been HU t mied had the voltage bum r budil} sensation, bu ii p that life was n jt whollj extinet the current was or dut 1 to be re ippmd, winch was done i iiii) tiljout two minutes from the time first contact was broken Keniinler Died Instantly Dr McDonald argues th it Kemmlerdled iuM ii tl) He I lie second closure of the cncuiL was ma hertentlj mam tamed i r about seconds when a jjn i 1 of binoke was seen to from the pijint of appiu itiou >f the electrode due u found tomoriMitm if the edge of the bpoi M h Ijich the electio le was faced 1 ht odor of the burning sponge was family j rcej t 1 le m the room ihere wan ilsr some burning jr rather dessica ti in of the ulruidv di a'l U irnme dialcly un It rneath the electrodes After ti t mtopb) he continues The wrists wei found to be puUeless the heart hid 1 to beat t-he pupils were dilaUd Slid tit 01 m i ui tiuttnor sur face f the ie depie aud flaud on pi Assure In (ttlier ords Will iam Kemmlt i was diad and the intent and puipott f the law to effect sudden and p unlcPK deatsft in the execution of criminals ha 1 n completely aud sue carried out A Successful Fxperiment. In argntug Dr McDonald sajs Notwithstanding the wide- publ tntioii wf uuOlTieial reports of tl e extent! m of Kemmkr and the ef forts which hue been m ide to proclaim It a failure d to it with an air of repulsion briUahtj and horror it is cou fidtntly b( 1 that uhcu all the f icts m the (HM 3 undcrslood the lirst execution ncctrieity will be regarded as a Hucee'-'iful AsmiDht n iiurall> been expected at the Hiit t vt tut ion thcic were certain de fecU in tht operation of the apparatus which those in charge of the next execu tioii will be able to avoid or overcome but in spite of these defects the important fact remained that unconsciousness waa inbtautl} effected and death was painless Had the first contact of the current been maintained for fulltwentj seconds, as first suggested m probability there woul have been no reflex muscular movement after it was broken, and no unfavorable criticism of the result could then have truttitull) been made Tfce reflex" move mente referred to were as nothing com pared w ith those usually exhibited by animals suddenly decapitated, aud which usually continue for some seconds or even m mutes That the man was dead, however, long before the burning of the sponge and des sicfltion occurred there is no reason to doubt" Compared with Hanging He continues 'Compared with hanging In which death Is frequently produced b; strangulation, with indication o conscious suffering for an appreciable time on the part of the victim execution by electricity is infinitely preferable, both as regards the suddenness with which deatl is effected and the expedition with whic! all the immediate preliminary details ma; arrauged 13} the latter method the fa tal stroke renders the victim uneonsciou in an iiinmte small fraction of a second so small as to be beyond the power of th' human mind to estimate, while at tin same time it disintegrates the nerve tissue and blood to an extent which insures an absoluteness of death in a shorter space o time than is possible by any other known method The execution of Kemmler, from th time he -entered the- room until th second contact was interrupted, occu plod not more than eight minutes, wherea. executions by hanging usually requir from fifteen to thirty minutes In fact, i not uiifrequently happens that the heal continues to beat for that length of tim after the fall of the fatal drop A Gieat Saving In Time Then too far mote time is con sumed in placing the prisoner on the en lows, pinioning his limbs, putting on th black cap placing the noose about his uoc and carefully adjustina the knot undei hi i'nwm it Absolutely rure. A cream c? tartfe Fig eat of all in oU.ngtK fl, eft ear (troin wueiRe It somuiineT siifis at he critical moment in atlou instead uf a brukeu neck} tlmu uld je required for arranging the details of an electrical execution Dr McDonald recommends tl at but one )laat located In the central puit ut the tate should be provided Ihe building tiuuld contatn the electrical ap mratus an engine extcutiuu i on soli ury cells aud quarters lor the tnanN unl 'ther nectjKs n> ortlclals tlie api aratus to >e in charge of aud opciated I y leteut acciedited electrician 1 he inline and dynamo should Ic especiall) 101 structed for the purpose and slioull 1 capable o( generating at least J jit a order to inbure the luaxitnuui w rhat would be neccssarj- atthcHame time cause no injustice to an) electrical Ighting company such as Is hkelj to be he cfie so long commercial are used m executing crtmiuaU PAULINE HALL'S DIAMONDS. Abont Worth Were Stolen and Recovered In a turiouit Way PHII ADELPHIA Oct Detect- vea Bond and Murray were in u South street pawnshop yestard i> a >oung man entered with a parcel and askect an ad ce oft contsnU actives he hurriedly departed remarking hat he would rail IP n ng pjr on tbe( counter The pickage was 'ound to contain a handsome silk dress, which the detectives, belkving it to have been stolen, took to the Central station, where they learned that the chief had been .otifiedof theft of costumes and diamonds elouKfuK to Pauline Hall from the S'ewark theatre 'luesday night Chief Wood at once telegraphed to Newark ask ng that some one come on to identify the iress About 5pm Manager Stern of Miss [Jail's company, arrived at the station He identified the garments and asked 'Where are the Ihe police an iwered that they knew nothing of them, whereupon Mr Stern thrust his hand into a of the dress and pulled out a silk stocking rolled into a small ball L nfold ing this he found out before the astou isbed defectives a biu handful diamond and pearl jewelry Mr Stern said the jewels represented a value of 000 sH Hall be said, disposed of her bles in that apparently careless manner in order to throw thieves off the scent Obviously the thief knew nothing of the diamonds Pauline B Diamonds Gone Again NEWARK N J, Oct chief of Dolice was notified last evening that e 6h two diamonds and other jewels 000, the property of Pauline Hall the comic opera singer had been stolen from Jacob A theatre where MIAR Hall is play ing The jewels were worn iriday night and placed m atrunk m her dressing room niter ectui'sda} they were missing Among the jewels stolen are a diamond cross the gift of the em press of Russia and a diamond bracelet presented by Queen Victoria THE NEWS IN -BRIEF, Condensed Telegrams Gathered from Va- rious Places Mlcah W Norton adjudged guilty o: the murder of his housekeeper Mrs Anna Colley at Skowhegan, Me was sentencec to state prison for life hjj JJuimaivl' mfirnar n' Hnx now reached the sum of 000 Ihe Berlin Volksblalt insists that, the cash shall be handed to the prince instead of being use Stone- A Garson Elkton 3, by H C Myers Hemet, 8, by D Campbell, 1500 Rainbow 3 by b xplosion, M Byrnes, IbOO, Dalushire Lass 3 by Lass M Byrnes Diablo 4 by Darling J E Campbell, S3 000, Thorudale 2, bj L Hazlewood (j B Mor ristSlOO Giwn M Byrnes tboO Bermuda, 2 by Lady, B McClelland to 500 Glattcus 2 bv D Gideon {1 000 Governor Appointments. HARRISBLRO, Pa Oct Beaver has made the following appoint ments Trustees of the Miners' hospital Connellsville, Fayette county, I M Reed Dr 1 H rhnrlcs Ton nellsville Peter Wise, Scottdale, Dr G W Neff Masontowu I b Schoonmaker Uniontowu James C Cochran, Dawson D S Atkinson, and Jame McGee Mount Pleasant Miners hospital Blossburg Tioga county, H I Latires Antrim N T Neavmg Morris Run IrlDbs Osceola Philip Williams Mauslleld Hugh Cunningham Arnot Jacob Jones Blossburg, Hamilton B Humes Jersey Shore John Van Dyke Daniel J Jones Canton and William Duncan, of Buena Vista, inspector o nts for the Fifth bituminous district in place of Frederick C Keighley resigned He Didn't SneeKe At the mperor NEW YORK, Got 9 Meyer Tonas Ron has just received a dispatch datei Berlin from his son Joseph, saving tha the latter had been acquitted of the charg made against him by three drunken Ktti dents with whom he had quarreled for ai insult tn him because he was an Amen can They accused young Jonnsson o saying, 'I sneeze at your empeirr pohtlpAl crime fnr which tho r-Ktrcmc prn alty Is ten years' imprisonment in a dci man fortress Mr Jonasson bond for his reappearance and came home H returned on his fathers's advice, and wa acquitted as above related Day Odd Month Keeplte WFLLAND, Ont, Oct Justice Ros announced at the opening of court that i pronouncing sentence on the Magar Falls murderer, ho fixed the date of cution for Ihursday Nov 18. Ho had in tended to say Ihursday, Dec 18 and In consequence grn ited tho prisoner a respit till Dec '8 si j lea Dobblni, the Hatter. Heiulfjna.teri for Trnnki and Vallie pilau 8. PiPT-i, IflSl B. itiee RUBE BURROWS BAGGED. He Was Shot While At- tempting to Escape tl I SHOKI HIStUUEB (y a DurliiL, ami He t scaped fioii HU (.Aptura but UH Killed hiU Elide ui. orhif, to Keoovei the Monti) Thai lie Hud Uf. n K.-li.-v.ul Of DEMI Pwi and wejt to (rlasH stjietosletp irows was quutl> his cap tors sat mar him "with pistols m then bauds The Denperatlo s Clever Ruse At 4 o (1 k the pns ner ku I aio me hointthmg to eat he cijnot tU an> thmt; to eat at this hr ur answered hand nif inv s itchel there I s uit crat1 t rs in that A leather satf hel w inch Burrtws (nrrt.fl in hK hand when c ipt ured 1 i) in uif corner of the room wl f re it h 11 If n tl row n w ulu ut exam uati m MtDufTj 1 in led the satche1 toliuir ws i he rui L u d hands of the prisoner were thruit i il ani out a handful of f r i k t v 1 H handi I the in t his tfinrdi HII 1 Mel) and the nt put d ;wu then pistols md bewail t e it th( crackers llr ti e hinds wnnt down into o[ eri satchel aud whtu they un i ne 1 jrth the startled guar Js look td n To th >iow where is tbdt man Carter with m> the outlaw of the ue gro ibc netr j told him and was ordered to lea 1 tl o wai> to the store, and Burrows knocked lo i on the loor ho ib ibKtd C irter Tn a wh aper Burrows oideied the n gro to an swer w Inch he di 1 Tell him to ett up quick, that Me Duffy wautb him it the Jill said in the same sttru whisper and the ntgru re peited the woi Is Cuter the voice of the. ind cCKJ i nze Without a Duel to the Death Instatnlv he sprang back to the bed whtrt hi-, pistol was b ized it and turning l the door i0am nied almost at the same in-tant that the outlaws pistol BOUU led B )th shots w ere well aimed The bill fi m the outlaw s pistol struck Carter m the left breast above the heart and 1 through the Burrows was she. thiough tlie bowels He gered ba n. into the stieet but raised his pisti 1 aDain and sent a bill crashing through "boulder of Marshall, the negro was standing there half dead WHl) feir Carter wns st iggering from the of hiswounl but he ran out into the street, and sex ei more pistol shots rang out on the t air Both men had emptied their oh Rube BUIIOWB Was Dead. By tins time Burrows had crossed to the opposite sidewalk and L irter was near the middle of the stieet -Vs the echo of last shot died away both in n sank to the gioi nd Ihe shots had an u ed half the people in the little village and the in habitants running out mt the street in their nieht clothing stumbled over the blood) forms-of the two nun prone in the da k street Soon 11 lantern was brought and its palo light cist ghostly shadows about tne wend scene The startlt 1 pe pie hear 1 a groan flora the man on the sidewalk gathered about turn just in time to witness one long convulsive shudder and then Rube Bur rows, thp man who ha 1 so often defied the grim destroyer was dead Carter w is suffering the most agonizing pain fiuiu luy nmmtH lie wa1! earned to his room and everything possible done for him Ho is yet alive, and maj recover, but his wound is a dangerous one Ihe negro Marshall is badly wounded also but his wound is not qpnsidered dangerous Ihe ot Buirows'la) where he fell un til the toi oner came and took charge of it Cart r the man who killed Burrows is the man to whom his capture is due He keeps a siu ill country store eight mile1 south of I mden He the Golden Opportunity Pans The exptess compin> s detectives who have Buirows saj this is the man Jhe officials- who hue studied his habits for years are positive of his identity, aud the daie dc il which cost him bin life no room to doubt the identityof the Je- fd mlliuv Ihespnit that prompted Ruirnwsto go in star h of Carter rocover his money, and thn iv-Hunly loisen his eh inces of escape ih 1 ni 1 to understand At tho hour ho es ap 1 he and his tw guards were (he onlj men in the town awake On n fleer horse he could him ban miles away b the L t many i! n of tho Ninth dtst t ilia deim 1 I tl t uut> Demoera 1 he ntv D in euu> ol the 1 th hs tr ei i n i Ui 1 den I rancie I i In an! in tl dUtnot i md illi in i t imhdtilo theedltt j f jr i tte 1 t t 1 f jr f tiie ian> King Cieorbe paper 1 he Standard, fur In the Seventh district lammai nominated Hou Edward J D Ashbel P titehwnsi f >r in the Ihuteenth 1 lamnimn Kail and indorsed bj ty Dt HU i v Innuil I C ampbill non tht t( uutj Democi ighth d siru t and indorsed bj Hall BltuuKUv N Oct 9 1 count) Republic mttde tlfp f winy il nominations 1 ist i 14, Second district James Urahan 1 i Hi-, Xnot tiliam L (.h 1 Andrew J Perrj tilth distr et Jul u H Smith SH N Oct stitt of this w is nominated b} tl e iJemo crats of the Iweutj hfth i uui district for representativ e in e unless Oet the Mo tnom erj Kejiublican convei n i jdaj the Hon Billow Dunlap u V inter daui wa-> nomin ited for the asse i 1 anr Daniel J for countj treas i AlltLKN N Oct i t Buriiham >f Newark, ayne L uonnnatf 1 for eongress by the J of the Ivuntj seventh disti t Burnlu in w ib also the uon i Union league a union of farm r ana and uni u labor ALKkNi Oet i Ismetecmh dibin i atedLdward A Duraut for cou_ t LTJ v N Oct 9-The K j -of-tho Iweiitj thirXtoiigTHSsiaiii- triet atBooimlle nominated the H imet S bhermau for A B 1 I tibon ofGretue f r and I! i Indgt T Owen uf Norwich, lor i urer JKIDOM )l 1 Conn Oct 1 epub licau uon for the fourth L i jional distrut nominated Hou 11 1 Miles of balibhun bv acclaiilatiou H oilll Oct t cratie n of the Ihu Bional district nunnuated Ho j 1 I K ipt T f the i mm 1 hcana BALFOUP 3 Be tho uf Genei tl 1 i tune In 1 M.I.VI, 1 U 1 XMION Mi Bdliou letaij i lielu 1 wi tes to il nu il New-- is I 11 ws 1 h ive, f t 1 en il s i t us u 1 e jin of i tTtr tig- tl e i H the w u li 1 in 1 No posit i coiicluMu e tn I e forineel uut 1 i toe1- ,uc ill L w ir_l the end i i but ill tt un (f i jj )e 1 ifah l nut 1 cteie i loi j i t e il n poses ippe n tu in lie lie ll i the er e geuetai faiu is wl n i Xltft in jwirti 1 n it-it i tli failure is un loubi uh i the in i1- uies take i 1 the ei i i t ill w ti question nliee to de il ti 1113 ie d di tie s u hi li 1 b tl p ei i the r lift p Ji law i te 1} I meet Mi Ba t ii -a st i H tht w i lued as the re suit 1 j H froui nis fri i is who ele sire 1 1 j u-' i e i r i tifeti ork Mr 1 tli i i 1 t into tu m u ter m del t n f l i in i-, bpt ehes It maj 1 i 1 icle lik u is settled tlti the l l Hi l il I J ets the ide that an> 1 sir a L sin ti as eai be alievi ite 1 e 1> dii i bv i tin ir> me ures U i N O t v 1 sixteenth in n M! e in ii! 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C-AUrORNIA FfG CO. ru LOUISVILLE Kt f Y RK N Y FOR SALE. Bel >ngln to the estate nl thn late Abraham A Los sltua'ed at Norrlstown Pa CAPACITV 10000 BARRELS Business fstaWlihecl 1S4) Frontage on Main street 121 Iiet depth feet on Marfely street For lurther paiticulars and terms apply to ABRAM h (OX Lir NorrlHtown Pa Special Notice. The ill find at Wall is' all the late arrnala in Woolui Yarns, which we highlj recomiiRiid tht following famous faMinte brands Btst imported German Knitting Yatn, in all best Spanish Yftin, in all t olort hist baxon} Wool, all colors, Knitting "Woia- ted, all color-, impoited Zcjib and Ziphjr Uiimantmvn only ven best Likewise we call ittc-ntion tooui grand, Mini rb stock ot Fall and Winter Under wear, Clnldrens' Outfits, Tlnl drcns' Cloaks, Coats and Hats and Caps lor the Fall wear Vei) latest handsome stales, war ranted made- ot thu bent inatcrmln and superior Fall Kid GlouH, Corsets, fine Muslin Underwear, Ac ic All new goods Fine Urnbitllas, in endless variety One lot Jine Gloria Um- biellas, which sell at 50, are now selliiig at eost, }es, trulj eost, only 98c Call and be convinced. A. i .1 i i, OPPOHITK CUT IULL mere U not now nor there OYOI Boon u DlUKlNSON'S Twenty yews experience The finest mate rials the most skillful compounding OF boNKSBT, for eongnu. Colds, Croup Asthml "FKVKR AND Aafa AND MAI ARIA (WK "PERUVIAN BARK BIllKRH, the uppetliei jtrenjthener Sther fcfndi TRY THRM The largest variety ol RUPFRF1NF CUFAM CHOfOLATKH guaranty! to be the finest made In the U H will be found at ANGKT.O CAMKKA'S Fine Confectionery Store, 2OE SOU J.-ii BKO-A.D BJ. rRKNTON N J Fancy loe Cream Soda Wator, lee Cream Sodas, Milk Shakes, Lemonade always ota hand, and the heat that can be had and made Thsao Prlooi oonvwr- Umbrella un Hmportum FALL AND WINTER Saturday, Aug. 30. wmm, CORKFCT STYLFS. J.TIF- 16 'Bast State nt- URIVI. For a limited time we will sell from assortment of patterns as toll IUH Wiltons 75. Velvets and 20. Krussels oo. CHESTNUT ST. PHILADA S 1 apestry Brussels 55, 65, 75. All Wool Ingrains 65. THE GREATEST OPPORTUNITY YET OFFERED. oinlcrs for Hunters It u be trunuii _ 1 i i thins? this F ill, nnd to hiil _ n worth dollai1-, our blurx- good on t ill in dmlile in.ikiiaK and tiom ui 1 k ind ultnit nothinj; but tin ln-t ik 1 ith an t Tint- ulii in ikes itts Clotbiiiij f t ii i i itn 68 ,ui 1 duralnht) A C. YATKS CO., 6th Chestnut. 13th Chestnut (I edter Rnlldlng n f M IL A H (INI mil I AH I OK ONI tht method upon li b i londiu ttd bu-iim-i, find madi it.i-iUitthM t >M inul d JJIM, i. iistoni i d illar for dollar 111 lotliin_r, anil i t impaii-on in VLITY, MAKING, TKIMMlNGi VM) 1'KH i: othu IIOU-L in or out ot tilt c and fttl d tho tiadt bt sati-.hi. 1 t tanuot bt on H'all Overcoats, Overcoats, f lri 'c i c ic a i AND OVRRCOA'IS OF ANY DESCRIPTION. Clothing and fresh tor Fall aud Winter Fun Ll itliinsf mui-uiK out ol oui stiuialtief Full binN n niuk Sinclair, Varmost Co., First Floor and 39 39, 41 and 43 Second Floors EAST STATE STREET. 1 l .1