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DAILY EVENING BULLETIN.
VOL. 2 NO. 227 . MAYSVILLE, KY THURSDAY, AUGUST 1, 183. PKIOE ONE CENT.
VERY QUICK WORK.
A. Horrible Murder Expiated at
Fnll Detail or the
.Murder lMncovery of theliody
What the IiKiucNt Ilevealed Tho
Clue to the AHmiHuinx Swift
at the Jlmittx ol a Mob.
BAiNMtinm:, G.v., Aug. 15. In Miller
County, eighteen miles northwest of thtB
city, Jose) ill Fulford, a fanner, aged about
thirty years, assisted by Harry Bradley
and Rubin Robertson, two negroes,
Mrs. Fulford, a most estimable
aged about 48 yearn, who ut the time
was unable to turn himself in bed. The
trio then dressed the murdered woman and
placing the body in an ox curt, hauled it
one and a half miles and sunk it in Spring
Creek in the deepest part. The monsters
then parted, Fulford paying his accomplices
75 cents each for their services.
This money was taken from the dead
man, who hail earneil it by sewing,
then returned home and mounting his
horse spread the report that his wife was
missing and that .lie feared she had committed
suicide by drowning. The report
spread rnpidly and the neighbors Hocked
in crowds to search the adjacent waters.
The murderer, however, wus at once
put under surveillance, although he was
permitted to assist in the search, lie
Bought to divert tho search from Spring
Creek and during Wednesday remarked
that he was satisfied that his wife was
foully murdered. Late Wednesday afternoon
the body of the unfortunate woman
was found where they had sunken it.
A coroner's jury was 'immediately empanelled,
which continued its investigation
all Wednesday night and Thursday.
The two negroes, Bradly and Robertson,
and a negro woman named Sukio Robertson,
were arrested on suspicion on Thursday
by reason of something they had said
and they at one divulged the terrible facts
of the murder. The two men fully confessed
their guilt. Tho coroner's jury accordingly
returned a veidiet to the efl'ect
that the unfortunate woman came to her
death at the hands of the three men
named and that they were guilty of wilful
murder. They were immediately
lodged in jail and on Friday had a committal
trial before three justices, who held
them for murder. Tho snlient points ol
tho confession are that tho two negroes
were passing Fulford's liousu Tuesday
morning and were by that worthy hailed
and employed to assist in the terrible
crime. The two men entered the house
with Fulford and Harry Bradley, with a
club knocked the helpless lady "senseless,
striking her throe blows on the head.
Fulford, her husband, then soiled her
throat and stumped the breath from her
body with his shoe heels. and
Bradley were then sent after the cart and
the three placed the body in it and
carried it to the creek, where they
threw it in and sunk it. Tho cart trad;,
the marks of violence, and the bruises and
cuts on the dead womau all corroborated
exactly, although the negroes had
the woman's body after it had been recovered.
After the conclusion of tho trial there
was talk of burning the three to a stake
in it yard, bui wiser cjuiwIs
prevailed and they were lodged in jail.
On Friday night, however, Judge Lynch
organized his court and took Fulford, the
white man, and Harry Bradley and hanged
them to a convenient limb. Some of the
lyncheis then perforated each of the bodioi
with about filty bullets. There is li tie
regret felt over the final scene. Fulfoid
was a worthless vagabond and was supported
for years by his wife's industry. A
rumor is provalent that Fulford's father is
of complicity, but it is not generally
The Important 1'olnt That Depended
on n .Short lutcrvnl.
Baitimokk, Aug. 15.---Tho Orphans'
Court concluded its hearing of the question
of administration on the Schmidt estate,
valued at $30,000. The question to be decided
was which died iirst, Wilhcltn
Schmidt, tho murderor and suicide, or hi"
victim, Mrs. Mary SchraidL If Schmidt
survived, his estate would go to relatives in
Germany. Tho two brothers of Mrs.
Schmidt, Messrs. Gross, were entitled
to administer, and to the
property, if the wifo had survived
her husband. Officer Schlcight testified
that when ho entered the house he went up
stairs and saw the man lving on the floor.
Ho then went down stairs and felt that
Mrs. Schmidt had a pulse ami was not
dead. Officer Murphy testified that as In-wont
up stairs ho felt Airs. Schmidt's arm,
and it was warm. Ho wont up Mails ,t'it
saw tho man lying on his back dead. Th
Court decided that it was of the op' ucn
that tho wife had survived her husbmd
about ten or fU'ucn minutes, therefore, the
administration would be granted to her
brothers on Mrs. Schmidt's estate.
STRUGGLING IN THE WATER.
A 1'arty of t'luclnnnttana
Put-in-Bay, Aug. 15. Tho small yacht
Lillic, with Mr. Matt Morgan and family
and Mr. Goeppcr, of Cincinnati, capsized
Sunday evening between Middle Bass
and Put-in-Bay Island. Tho steam vac its
Ira and Ida May, of Put-in-Bay, and
numerous small row boats, started Lie
the capsized yacht, which, owing to t.io
heavy sail sho carried, was lying on its side.
The first boat to reach tho struggling party
was that containing twoClovelands youths,
Harry Bobbins and "Will Mollyneax, but
of whom are in camp hero. Of tho par'y,
numbering in all nino persons, nouo wuo
hurt except Miss Morgan, who, on reuv
the shore, fainted from the exertion.
She was taken to tho houso of Mrs. Dr.
"Weber, on Put-in-Bay Island, atu
promptly restored to consciousness. Mr.
Morgan lost 5200 in money and a valuable
She Una i Grievance and Some New
"Washington, D. C, Aug. 15. Dr
Mary Walker paid a visit to the Treasury
Department recently. She wanted several
things, none of which she got, if the expression
of her face as she left the building
can be taken as a criterion. Dr.
added several inchos to the length of
hor coat and to tho width of her pantaloons,
but the cloth is evidently saved
from the length of the latter. Her coat is
trimmed with velvet to the oxtcnt of collar,
lapels and cuds, but otherwise she is
unadorned. Sho made a complaint to
Colonel Brooks, Chief of tho Secret
Service Division, that a cruel trick
hud been played upon her during her
leavo of absence from the Pension
Office. In her spare time, after doing her
nllottcd task which she had always finished
beforo the malo clerks, sho would make
figures, etc., on waste slips of paper and
throw theminto her waste basket. These
meant nothing, being made merely to pass
the time, and when in deep thought on
other matters. Some envious persons, she
alleges, fished thews scraps out of the waste
basket, smoothed them out and submitted
them to her superior officers as sampler of
her skill in arithmetic and penmanship.
On this, she claims, her discharge was determined
upon. Col. Brooks told her that
even if her supposition was correct Ik
could do nothing in the matter, his province
being the detection and punishment of
counterfeiters of Government paper.
A BAD LOVER.
lie Tries to Kill Xllmsclt and Then
LIcm About It.
Albany, Aug. 14. Fred. Hunter, aged
years, unmarried, and a brass
founder by trade, arrived in this city on a
day boat from New York City, where he
had been employed by Snyder & Campbell,
on West One Hundred and Twenty-seventh
Mrcct. During the dapr he strolled around
the city and at evening walked toward
Troy, near which place he left the highway
and in a secluded spot deliberately attempted
suicide. He at first mutilated
his wrist with a razor and afterwards shot
himself in the head with a Smith & Wesson
revolver of Repenting
of the attempt, he dragged his way to tlie
houso of a farmer named Henry Wilkins,
i and, stating that ho had received his injuries
by an accidental discharge of it pistol
while defending himself Irom a dog,
asked for succor. He was brought to the
City Hospital. His story of accidental
was not believed, and the truth was
finally confessed by him. Ho pleaded unrequited
love a :m excuse for the deed,
but to give the name of the woman.
He explains that his fear of the
law against unsuccessful attempts nt suicide
led him to tell his first story. The
bullet entered his skull u,iward through
the fleshy part of his right ear, and is sup.
poed to bo lodged in his brain. His recovery
A BRUTAL CRIME.
A l'rolwilile .Himlcr of an Iunoceul
Pmi.Anni.iMHA, Aug. 1."). A brutal assault
was committed late on Saturday
night on Maggie Maekey, fourteen year's
old, of Camdeu, N. J. Mis. Maekey sent
the girl to a grocery a short distance' from
home. Several ojnm lots intervened between
the hoiino and store; and on returning
from tho grocery the girl made a short
cut across lots, where she was suddenly
confronted by a tramp, who seized her bv
the throat and choaked her into insensibility.
The man tied aftor the assault, hs
the screams of the girl had attracted the
attention of some passers-by, and they
made chase for the liiflian. "lie was recognized
and has been arrested, and gave
the name of Charles Haines. The girl is
unconscious and it is believed she will die.
Dillon, M. T., Aug. lo. A man named
Lewis was discovered endeavoring to
Becretc the remains of a young woman
near this town. It was found upon examination
that the whole top of her head had
been blown off by a gunshot, and Lewis
was arrested. lie claims that tho woman
was traveling with him and was killed by
tho accidental discharge of a gun. Becoming
frightened, ho endeavored to con-teal
Duhlin, Aug. 15. A parcel,
to contain a quantity of dyi.amitc, has been
found concealed l.eir tho f'.vrt House at
Cloncinal. The d.sco.ury has created
much alarm, since Lie OArdjsho is supposed
to have been laid, in store for tl.e
jiurposo of carryii." out 'hrcats which
liave been frequently and anonymously
made to kill certain local officials who
have attracted tho enti.'iy of the
Tho latter evieLulI intended to
blow up the building.
Agragrian Miitrages aro again reported
in the south of Ireland uud in the
Bkhlin, August 15. "Mr. Juergeins. a
manufacturer of Chicago, was seized with
an apoplectic fit in the Thiergurten and
died shortly after becoming ill.
I SLADE-MITCHELL FIGHT.
An Kilort to ItnSIndo My United Nt:ttcs
U!icial to Stop It. t A
St. Louty, Aug. 15. A dispatch from
l.qioka, Kas., says that the Federal ofllcen
liiio claim to havo advices that tho
prize fight is to be fought just
across tho Indian Territory line, south of
Baxter Spring, Kas., and that an effort u
being made to havo United States officers
on hand to stop it. Slado is now at Independence,
Mo., where he is undergoing a
rigid course of training. It has been
stated there that the fight would take place
at Auita, Indian Territory. WUHbJUlJ
The Latest Regarding the President's
What the Party In Dolncr In a Land
or Magnificent IttanerM and iteau.
lifiil Necnery Tko Occupation of
the Tourists I'Ibus for ttie Future
and Other Mattem.
Salt Lake, Aug. 15. A correspondent
with the Presidential party writing from
Camp Stager, on Terry's Lake, Wy. Torrv.,
under date of Aug. 13 says: "It was determined
bust night to move our camp a
few miles to where there would be more
abundant gra,ss for tho horses and mules.
Accordingly nt 0:30 every one was in his
saddle and' started up the valley on the
right bank of Wind river. Owing to the
ram the trail was in splendid condition
for comfort and marching. The sun was
obscured by clouds, and the temperature
was below 50 all day. At the end of an
hour's travel over hills and rolling land,
Wind river was reached at il ' point
whero it crosses through a
mass of rocks, known a.s Red
Butte. The first crossing was made by
fording in a diagonal direction up stream,
where the water was so rapid in iw How
that one's neighbor seemed to be moving
up tho river with the speed of running
horses. Soon by it short ford the river
was recrasscd, and at the end of another
mile the western boundary of tho Shoshone
reservation was reached. From this point
our traveling was very interesting, but not
so difficult; u journey over a scric3 of lofty
divides, to escapo the precipitous banks of
small streams tlowing from tho mountains
into the river. In descending one of these
it w:is necessary to dismount and lead the
On the highest divide we halted to take
in the beautiful view, covering scores of
miles up nnd down the river with the
snow covered peaks of the Shoshone Mountains
in front of us, and those of tho Wiiul
River Mountains at our backs. Here we
took our last look at tho great landmark,
Crow Heart Butte, thirty mile
away, which had been in view bince leaving
Fort Washakie. Wallowing Buffalo,
one of our Arapahoe guides, told us thai
it gets its name after a groat battle bet weei
the Shishones and Crows many years ago.
The victory of theShoshonea was culobrnted
by burying the hearts of tho dead Crows in
the summit of the Butte.
After ii ride of twelve miles we have
reached the banks of some beautiful lakes,
which are culled after Captain Terry, for
inerly an officer of tho army, but now owning
"large cattle herds in" u range near
by. The lakes are said to abound in large
trout, and we expect to spend to-morrow
IMiing. Game is not very abundant in
tilts neighborhood, but our hunters
brought in two antelopes, and it few mouii
tain grouse have been killed in this march.
Shoshone Dick, a white member of th
tribe, who was captured probably from a..
emigrant train when so young as to ha
lost all recollection of the event, is one i
our Indian patty. He has gone oil' to loo
for signs of game, and wo hope for a gun
repoit from him. Our camp is nai.ie.
lamp Stager, in honor of General Alio.,
btager, of Chicago."
4 I4Hierate Itattlcaud I'orty IniSJ n j
Tomintosi:, Am., Aug. lo. A courier
arrived with dispatches to tin
l'ress lrom headquarters of the army,
operating against the Indians in Oiiu.tr.i
SoiKira, Mexico, concerning a bi.iou.t
Apache raid from Sierra Madras on
in which 6vo picket guards were
killed. Early Monday morning Lieutenant
Jesus Maria Moreno went out to
and secure tho bodies when th
Indians, who had ambushed, made a sally
Although he had but a small force lit
made a desperate resistance and repulsed
the red skins. Then having secured reinforcements
he renewed the attack. The
Indians were strongly fortified, and after a
warm encounter in which over forty led
skins were killed and wounded the Mexicans
were beaten and retreated, Muiumi'c
horse being shot under him, and several oi
his men wounded.
Twelve .Minors Killed and Twenty
London, Aug. 15. A terriblo accident
occurred in tho mining town of Redruth
in Cornwall. A party of miners were descending
the shaft of "ono of the mines on
their way to work, when tho rope attached
to the car gave way, precipitating tho entire
party to tho bottom of tho shaft.
Twelve wero killed outright, and twenty
others seriously if not fally injured.
MI...I -II Ill I I
Miss Fanny Douoaij dropped dead
Monday night, from heart disease, on
Hickory Island, a few miles below Detroit,
where she, with a party of young people,
had been camping for a few days. Sho
was a prominont young lady in social circles
at Windsor,opposito Detroit.
Hans Ilarncson, a young man, jumped
from the Van Buren street bridge, over
tho Chicago river, xt Chicago, and win
drowned. Two hours previously an
man had jurapod from tho Division
street brdgo and was also drowned. Both
bodies wero recovered.
D. O. Mills has prcsentod the State of
California with a magnificent piece of
i atuary representing Columbus at the
c vtrt of Qnoen Isnbella. The work of art
i niuo foet high, and cost $35,000. It will
bo placed in the rotunda of the oapitol in
Sacramento at Mr. Mill's expense.
Edward Dallcy, an aged resident of New
Haven, was attacked by five young
and thrown to the sidewalk with
H'icli .olenco that his hip was fractured.
His inji'ries are thought to be fatal. Tho
rowdie. attacked him because )k would
not give hem money to buy beer.
How Henry Atihcrart Married MlM
Smykna, Dei,., Aug. 15. This quiet
town is greatly excited over the elopement
of Hnrry Ashcraft, the young son of Dr.
Ashcraft, our leading physician, and Miss
Carrie Leatherberry. ot Chester. Pa. They
drove as far as St. George, in New CaMl'e
County, where the team was abandoned.
The couple then proceeded to Philadelphia,
where, it i thought, they were married.
Miss Leatherberry is a relative of
tho widow of the late Howard Peterson, of
Belmont Hull, one of the oldest residences
in the State. Two years ago she became
acquainted with Harry Ashcraff, but the
Leatherberry family and the Petersons objected
to his attentions.
Miss Leatherberry is seventeen and was
recently graduated from the seminary ut
Bordentown. During tho past two years
sho has corresponded with Ilarry Ashcraft
under a fictitious name, because of the
surveillance of her mail by the college
authorities, who wero under instruction.-from
her parent When tho young lady
was graduated, in June, hor lover sent her
n handsome present, which caused some
trouble in her familr
About three weeks ago she made her
tisual summer visit to Belmont, under
promise( that she would avoid Ashcraft,
and to insure hor protection, Mrs. Peterson
forbado him trespassing, but, notwithstanding,
tho couple met frequently, it is
alleged, by tho aid oi other guests at Belmont
For weeks past Ashcraft hinted that he-would
soon be married and settled down
in Leadville, but his friends thought it a
joke. On Sunday night ho drove to Belmont,
whero Miss Leatherberry joined
him, and tho two hastily left town. The
next morning Mra. Peterson and the
young lady's annt camo to Smyrna inquiring
for the girl, thinking she had remained
over night with friends in town.
Friends of Ashcraft havo received letters
from him, and ha has written to his
f am fly that ho and Mrs. Ashcraft will return
to Smyrna, on Sunday.
THE END IN SIGHT.
1 Belief That the .Strike AVill Soon
New York, Aug. It is currently reported
that the strike is near the" end.
There have been many conference's between
the Brotherhood committees and Western
Union officials during the past thirty-six
hours, and it is said tiiat a basis for a settlement
and compromise has been reached,
aeneral Eckurt granted an interview to a
Brotherhood committee of six and
a long talk ensued. What the result
.vas has not yet been fullv rewaled, but it
is understood that Erkcrt assured the
strikers that the Western fiu'on was ready
to effect a compromise that win reasonable
ind would not lower the dignity of the
sorporation. The rumor that one condition
of the coining settlement is that
Eckert shall resik.il, is without foundation.
His unpopularity is confined
to the strikers and with thoe most
in Western liiion he stands as hijth
as he ever did. The strikers on the other
hand have modified their original demands
to a point which bids lair to bring
the telegraph company to terms, and it s
thought that a sett lenient will be inched
by Fiiday, or at ail events by S.uuiday.
A Viee.Prcnldont of the llradford Villon
Mii.waukke, Wis., Aug. 15. Commodore
William Bradford Whiting, of tin
city, one of the Vice-Presidents of th
Bradford Union Association, organizeul at
Cleveland in May last by tho lineal descendants
of Governor AMlliam Brndfoi ii
for the purpose of obtaining their share-,
of their decca.sed ancestor's estate, estimated
utSlJJ2,000,000,haH withdrawn fron
the association, lie savs in explanation
of his withdrawal that tho President of tin-association
is guilty of duplicity, and has
recently made statements contrailictorv tc
thoso he made in May. Tho Commodore
thinks the uctions of the association an
unclean and that many honorable persons
are being misled.
Tho A r root lu Ilrooklyn of a Singular
New Yokk, Aug. 15. One of the base
ment windows in tho residence of Mr.-.
Emma Franklin, No. 771 Halsey street,
Brooklyn, was found open unci a young
woman was about to enter when she wa
detected by Mra. Franklin. Tho girl ran
down the street and Mrs. Franklin cried
" Stop thief I" Officer Lewis, of the Ninth
Sub-Precinct, pursued tho girl and soon
overtook her. She was recognized as
Emma Larabee, of No. 329 Lewis street,
who had been discharged from the Penitentiary
on July 23, having served a term
of ten years for several burglaries. She4
was locked up to answer.
IttillntH WhlNtllni; Itniiml a IStaue.
Flokknoe, Aiuz., Aug. M. A dispatch
received here siys that Wells, Fargo &
Co.'s express bus been robbed between
Kiverside and Pioneer of $.'l,2Ui). Express
Agent John Collins was killed and ono
passenger woundod. Both stage horsea
tiuarded From Lynching,
Lynchboro, Va., Aug. 15. Tho Lynchburg
Dome Guards havo gone to Chatham.
Pittsylvania county, to guard tho jail
there from a threatened attack by a mob
of 500 persons, said to bo determined to
Ivnch the three negroes who murdered
Jnduo nincU III at llin Home.
York, Pa., Aug. 15. Judge Jere S
Black, suffering from a urinary affection,
is soiiously ill, out is resting quietly under
tho influenco of opiates. No immediate
danger is apprehonded by his physicians.
Details of Reoout Outbreaks In th
Terriblo Ntnte or A n Irs-Anarchy
lteltcnluic Supreme The I'.xploaiona
at Olthtit Tho llavoo They .Made
I'lill Account of a DlstrcHslaff
New York, Aug. 15. Dispatches from
St. Petersburg relate the details of a terrible
disaster and the anarchic state of
affairs that exist in llussia. Concerning
the recent explosions in a suburb of St.
Petersburg the dispatches, say : Three
large factories have been destroyed by firo
nnd many hundred of the working class
have been thrown out of employment. To
make it worse a fearful gunpowder
has just occurred, killing and
wounding a great number of persons and
destroying a solid stone building. Tho
explosion took jducc ubout i a. m. in the
gunpowder mill at Okhta, a part
of St. Petersburg. The oflbct of
the explosion was fearful. Eight
hundred pounds of powder exploded, with
a detonation which was heard miles away.
Tlw shock was so terrible that the windows
were shattered in every house within a
mile distant. The distress signal was given
from one of tho surrounding factory buildings
iw if a second signal had indeed
been neccsiiryl and in a few moments
the ground wus full of people young and
old, women and children, calling out
loudly the names of their husbands and
relatives, and filling tho air with their
cries and lamentations. A dense white
cloud lingerod over the spot, and nobody
dared to como near, fearing a second explosion
from the surrounding buildings,
where there was still a
large store of gunpowder. As tho
smoko at last cleared away a heartrending
scone presented itself to the spectators.
The buildings whero the explosion took
place had disappeared ; a heap of smoking
ruins was all that was left ; a piercing
cry of dispair would tell now and then ot
Fomo poor mother and wife having recognized
husband or son ; but there was
not much possibility of recognition ; tho
poor victims had been torn to pieces by
the terrible explosion, and their scorched
and bleeding remains lay scattered all
Isaac Lee, JnmeiriUe, N. C, is under
iriest for poisoning his wife.
Trouble is feared at the Spanish ela
Sons next Sunday.
The American Dental Association 1
nccting at Saratoga.
Nine deaths from cholera in Cairo and
'orty in Alexandria.
A sharp earthquake was felt a few days
igo at Kohola, in the Sandwich Islands.
The deadlock between the two Houses of
Jie Pennsylvania Legislature is not yet
At Newcastle. N. B., Sinclair's sawmill
md a quantity of lumber burned. The
loss is $30,000.
Koxboro, N. C, has an epidemic of
house burning. No clue to the incendiaries.
An explosion of powder at the
Powder Works, Conn., killed James
Leonard, an employe.
Ilanlan made a speech at Watkins, N.
Y., and said that he was sorry that he
Indian desperadoes fired into the
Tishomingo, the Indian Territory.
and drove tho postmaster away.
Tho Methodist Church, Noble's and
Gibson's hotols. and nines stores have been
burned at Medford, Ontario. The loss is
A firo nt Lexington, Ky., destroyed
Bush & Son's planing mill, a portion of
the gas works and six other buildings;
The Kentucky delegation of Knights
Templar were tendered a complimentary
banquet and serenade at Salt Lake City by
Profossor A. Mueller NeuhofT, of New
York City, has boen unnniniously elected
by acclamation conductor of the Cleveland
Ontario shippers of cattle have contracted
with the Allan Lino for taking
across tho ocean 10,000 head of cattle via
Montreal and Boston this fall.
The Denver and Rio Grande Railway is
again temporarily blockaded by a washout
near the Colorado line. It is expected
that traffic will bo resumed soon.
The largo tannery of P. & P. Costello, at
Camden, N. Y., lias been destroyed by
liro, together with a largo amount of
stock. The loss is estimated at $100,000;
Arthur II. Blaney, late cashier of the
American Loan and Trust Company, of
Boston, is sentenced to seven years in the
State prison for tho embezzlement of
At Long Branch, N. J., a defective flue
fired the Francklyn cottage in which President
Garfield died. There was much
excitement, but tho flames were soon extinguished.
Tho headless body found qn Plum Island
Beach, near New "iork, on tho 23d of July
last, has boon identified by tho clothing
and articlos found upon it as that of Peter
Nelson, who had boen omployed in the
Millstono quarry at Now London, Conn.
MoNSiovon Moreau, St lTyncynthc, of
Montreal, has issued a pastoral threatening
excommunication for any Catholic who
may connect himself with tho faculty of
Victoria or any other Protestant university.
Tub stockholders oi the Southern Now
England Telophone Company empowered
th directors to ratify the proposition for a
consolidation of all the Now England Telephone
componlss, and voted to buy 400
shares of the new stock.