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frffs EVENING & BULLETIN.
it HEW TO THE LINE, LET THE CHIPS PALL WHERE THEY MAY."
VOLUME 1. MAYSVILLE, SATURDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 18, 1882. NUMBER 76.
Published every afternoon and
delivered in this city, the suburbs
and Aberdeen by our carriers,
at 6 CENTS a week.
BLUEGRASS ROTJTDE. THE GUITEAU SCAFFOLD. BOGUS TOBACCO BUYERS.
GRAHITE AND MARBLE.
J. A., McCANN,
SAMUEL J. DAUGHERTY,
Second St Opposite M yalt & Riley's,
Freestone Pavements and all kinds of Building
Stone on hand. Having had an experience
of thirty-two years in the business, I offer my
services to the public, confident of rendering
To Farmersand Shippers
BUTrER, Eggs, Cheese. Poultry, Wild Game,
Venison. Puis, Grain Apples, Potatoes,
Onions, Dried Fruits, Send lor price lists
and tags. J. E. PHILLIPS & CO.,
nlOlm 311 Greenwich Street, New York,
General Produce Commission Merchants.
HOUSE AND SIGN PAINTER,
glazier, paper hanger. Ac, Second street, opposite
pork house, will give prompt attention
to all work in rav line, and ask but a reasonable
The scaffold upon which Bedford and
Queemm were executed will he used for
hanging Guiteau. It is standing in the
north wing of the jail, and has been painted
a drab shade. It is of Georgia pine
and stands twenty-one feet in height. The
cross beam is of six by eight timber
(strengthened by a heavy top piece for
double work), supported by timbers eight
inches square. The platform is thirteen
feet from the ground and is made of two-inch
boards, on stout joists, mortised and
bolted, and is eleven feet square. It is sup
ported by six eight-inch uprights in addition
to those supporting the cross beam.
About three and a half feet above the
platform there is a surrounding rail. The
trap is live feet square, framed in the
of the platform, and is flush with it.
It is attached to the platform by two
heavy strap hinges and is held in place
by the ends of the U shaped iron. At the
bottom of the iron is attached a small, but
strong rope passing over a pulley at the
back of the structure into a box about four
inches square,through which the i ope runs
into one of the cells, where some person,
unknown to outsiders, at the signal from
the warden (usually a motion with a hand
kerchief) gives the fatal pull. The platform
is reached by a flight of steps with a
railing on either side.
To complete the structure and make it
ready for use it is necessary that the rope
should be attached and the hinges oiled.
For a single hanging it is customary to use
a rope of manilla seven-eighths of an inch
in diameter and thirty feet long. It is not
the custom here, as in some cities, to use
a rope especially made for the purpose
and have it prepared outside the building,
for the officers here arc jihvays equal to
the occasion. In fact, with the exception
of the manufacture of the rope and iron
the structure has been made in the build-
i in. There are on hand now several ropes,
purchased tor hanging purposes, and recently
have been received at the jail
by persons anxious to have them
used on Guiteau. When it is necessary to
"rig" the scaffold a rope will be selected
and the hangman's knot will he made by
one of the guards, who is quite an expert
at it. Then it will be run through the
centre hole of the cross beam, thence to
the side, passing down one of the uprights
to a cleat on the side, where it will be
made fast. iGenerally the slack is four to
six feet, and commencing near the knot
the rope is for three or four feet anointed
with soap, that it may slip easily. In some
parts of the country tallow or other grease
is used, but Gen. Crocker and his associates
prefer the soap. There is also on
hand a full supply of small rope, to use in
pinioning the arms and legs of the victim
of the law, and black caps to draw over
his face. It is customary to rig the rope
the day before the execution and test it
by letting drop a bag of sand weighing
from J30 to 50 per cent, more than the
doomed man. Never having met with an
accident or mishap in hanging, the jail
officials look on this test as almost useless;
but it is alway made as a matter of precaution.
To 'make sure, however, of carrying
out the sentence within the hours
being allowed), the prisoner is brought on
in time to allow fifteen or fifteen or twenty
minutes for services prior to the trap
being sprung, and with thirty minutes to
spare beside. Thus, should there bo a
mishap of any kind, there would still be
ample time to prepare and rig another
rope if necessary.
Charles Sumner once spoke of Wendell
Phillips' conversation as being full of
humorous and witty sayings, and that
sometimes, they dropped out in his
speeches. "But," said Mr. Sumner, "they
never do in mine. You might as well
look for a joke in the book of ltovelation.'
"I'm thelight of this menagerie," cried'
the tapir. Then the other beast s wanted
to put him out.
They Swindle a Farmer.
A correspondent writing- from
says: The other day there arrived at
the Buck Hotel three young men, who
said they hailed from Philadelphia, and
wanted to buy tobacco. One wanted high
priced tobacco and the other two common
stock. The next morning Elias Killian
drove with Levi Koch's team to some of
the farmers. At Samuel
about three-quarters of a mile west
from town, one of them ottered twenty-
eight cents through through for a fine lot
of tobacco, but one of the others interfered
and said that he thought th it was rather
too much. They bought it for twenty-five
cents. They .said that they would pay
some money on the tobacco,'but that they
had nothing less than a check for $180 on
a Philadelphia bank, and thought it rather
much pay on one lot. They therefore
asked Mr. Weidman if he would not pay
$50 back on the check. The hitler not
suspecting anything, paid the $50. The
strangers went to Isaac Mohler's and inquired
for tobacco. They offered him
nineteen cents through for a lut and he
agreed to part with it at that. They also
offered to pay some money on it, but said
thev had nothing but a check, for upward
of '$1,000 and asked Mr. Mohler, if he
would not give some of it back in cash.
Mr. Mohler had not $50 in cash, but
to give his check on the Ephrata Bank
for $50. They accepted, and from thence
went to Mr. Mohler's neighbor, Daniel
Mershburger, and his son-in-law, Mr. Yon
Neida, from whom they bought two lots
at twenty-two and twelve cents through,
but here they failed to get rid of another
chock, as they declined to tane any money.
They said that they would return the following
week and pay the balance of the
money after they hatl delivered the tobacco
atReamstown station. In the afternoon
they asked Mr. Koch, the proprietor
of the Buch Hotel, to take them to
Ephrata, but one their way they agreed to
go to Akron, and Mr. Koch took them
there. That was the last seen of them.
Tbey appeared genteel, and said they were
related to Mr. Mohler. They are about
5 feet 8 to 10 inches tall and well dressed.
The People do not Want War.
The indications are strong enough to
warrant at least a suspicion that behind
Mr. Blaine's vigorous policy in the State
Department there was the deliberate
intent on his part to provoke some foreign
power into war with the United States.
On no other theory is it easy to account
for many of his utterances and acts while
in office. His words breathed and still
breathe the spirit of war. His acts tended
in a bee line toward the disturbance of our
relations with friendly governments.
If Providence had granted to Mr. Blaine
as many months of unchecked power as he
had weeks, who can doubt now that he
would have succeeded in embroiling us?
Mr. Blaine is not a fool, but a man of
bold and original imagination, who reckons
war among the tools which the politician
may employ in the pursuit of his calling.
No doubt lie thought that this country
had come to the point when another war
would be popular, with its big contracts
and vast expenditures affording handsome
contributions for political managers. He
is now trying to make the best of his mistake.
Mr. Blaine's brief but notable excursion
in international politics has settled beyond
question the fact that the people of the
United States are not ready for another
war, do not want war, and will not tolerate
any politician who thinks to bid for their
favor bv promoting a war. ...
While a landlady watched the empty
trunk of a suspicious boarder at Jackson,
Mich., he escaped with all his extra wardrobe
in his pockets and high hat. She
overhauled him at the railroad station,
pulled off lus hat, andmHBed the specta
tors vy uiKiug ineroj
socks 'and some colla
shirt, a pair of