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VOl. XIV.?No. 331.
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ROANOKE, VA., WEDNESDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 30. 189*
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THE ALLEGED MULTI-MURDERER
8econd Day's Trial of H. H.
Holmes at Philadelphia.
He Continues the Bxamlnatlon of Wit?
nesses and Discusses Chemistry Learn'
mliy, liut Finally Pretends to be Worn
Out, and Asks to Have tbe Assistance
of His Former Attorneys, Whtoh Is
Philadelphia, Ost. 29?Ik became
apparent to-night that the plctureique
and startling features of H. H Holmes'
career was not to be confined to bis
dOBtructivo wandorlngs over the Amer
lean continent, for with each successive
day comos something atill more Btrange
Yesterday bo dismissed his counsol
and began to try his own case beoause
tbe court refused to grant the plea made
by them for a continuance. The; loft
the court In spite of Judge Arnold's
threats to disbar them and religiously
kep. away. To-night, after righting
tooth and;nallslnglohanded against the
tremendous machinery of the common?
wealth and the apparently complete
chain of evidence which has been forged
I arour.d him bo threw up bis hands and
8)nt for Bis law yore, Messrs. Shoemaker
Then ho told the court what ho had
done, and a reluctant consent to their
continuing with the defense was given.
There waB an impression that thiB was
but another pice of by-play following
Holmes' personal failure to catch the
sympathy of the court and jury by mak?
ing himself out a much wronged man,
forcod to fight alone what may prove to
be his lass battle, in spite of hla Igno?
rance of the technicalities of the law
and hin alleged physical infirmity.
At 10 o'clcck the jury was brought
into the room and court was formally
opened. The day's proceedings were bo
gun by District Attornoy Graham, who
arose and said to the court: "I desire to
aay to the court, in view of what was
a*td last night before the adjournment
of court, that the lady known as Miss
Yoko and Mrs. Howard was sent for,
saw the prisoner and had ample oppor?
tunity for an interview with him."
This in the woman concerning whom
thero was a warm passago at arms last
evening between Mr. Graham and
Holmes, the latter declaring that the
woman was his wife, and that Mr. Gra?
ham hsd done all in his power to separ?
When Mr. Graham conoluded Holmes
said that he had only bad a three
minute Interview with the woman, and
asked that it be renewed during the
noon recess. His request was granted.
Jeannette Pioizel, "Dessa," the
daughter of tbe dead man, was tbe first
wltnoss called. She was called merely
to identify leveral largo crayons of her
father, which she did.
Eugene Smith, who found Pietzel'a
body in a Callowbill Btreet bouBe on
September 4, 1804, then told a detailed
story of his discovery, which baa already
been fully publlahod. He had become
acquainted with the dead man on
August 22, 1804, through business con?
cerning paten;.o, which Pietzal was sup?
posed to have hold. Ho saw him sev?
eral times during thn following week.
WitnesB drew a pacUot of papers from
his pecket whon he cimn to the dates.
Holmes objected to nls referring to
them unloBS they were In his own hand?
writing. Smith admitted that tbe
papers had boon "prepared," and the
court sustained the objection.
Smith said that during his first visit
to l'ii ' /. 'I, whom ho knew by the name
of Percy, HoIoipb came in, and, giving a
nod or sign to Pletxel, went upatalrs.
A moment later Pietzel excused him
self and followed him. He roturned
very shortly, but Holmes remained up
Btairs The witness was present when
the corpse of Pletzal was exhumed from
the Potters' Field, and was them first
introduced.to Holmes. Lawyer Howe,
of Sr.. Louie, Alice Ple'zsl, the voting
daughter, and the insurance officers
Tuo body was recognized by ;tho wit?
ness as Pie z-jiV. Holmes offered S30
to have tbo corpse cremated and asked
Howe about it. Tee lawyer answered
that the widow would first have to be
consulted. Holmes told tbe insurance
peoplo of tbe marka of identification
and after tbe body had been dug up he
pulled out a lance and cut a wart and
other marks from the corpse. At this
time witness had recognized Holmes as
the man he had seen go upstairs in the
Callowblll street house.
Holmes, on cross-examination, asked
a number of immaterial questions, but
showed much legal skill In their con?
Dr. Wm. J. Scott waa called, and at
this juncture Holmes asked to have all
witnesses, except the one on the stand,
excluded from the room
Mr. Graham objected io this and
Judge Arnold upheld the dlBtrict attor?
ney. Holmes asked for and was granted
an exception to the ruling. Holmes
compromised by asking that the wit?
nesses conneoted with the murder of
Benjamin F. Pielzed be excluded. This
was gramed him, and as Holmes called
out the names of these wltnoases, they
loft the room.
After the witnesses bad all left the
room, Holmes asked if his wife waa to
be a witness. "She is not in the court?
room," said tbe prosecutor, "and I de?
cline to sav whether or not she will be
a witness "
Dr. Scott was then permitted to tell
his story, which concerned his having
been called in to examine Pietzel'a body,
after its discovery. Ho explained tbe
situation of the room and the arrange?
ment of thn windows so that tbo sun
rays would fall upon the corpse and
hasten decomposition and dwelt upon
tbo d(s-"cov*Tv of chloroform in the
Btom*.sh nr.d said large quantities of the
drug had been used and from the con?
gested condition of tho lungs and tbe
empty heart It was apparent that the
man had met a sudden and violent death
from chloroform poisoning.
I Holmes subjected Dr. Scott to a
lengthy and detailed examination touch?
ing the eileets of chloroform, and tho
calmness with which Holmes volubly
exchanged technical terms and dis?
cussed ohumicil and medical possibili?
ties with the doctor was admirable.
At the conclusion of Dr. Scott's testi?
mony Dr. William K Mattern, the
coroner's physlolan, was called. Dr.
Mattern Bald'he had made tho cost-mor?
tem examination at the morgue on Sep?
tember 4, and the conditions were the
same as described by Dr. Scott.
Dr. Henry Leffmann, the well-known
analytical ohemlat, was tho next wit?
ness. In answer to Mr. Qraham'a ques?
tions,' he said it was impossible for a
man to fix himself in an attitude as re?
poseful as that in which Pietzel's body
was disc vared after having adminis
ered chloroform to hlmidlf.
The evening *esBion began a few
moments after 7 o'clock. The taking
of testimony was about to ho resumed
when BolmeB asked if be could have the
aervlces of Messrs. Shoemaker and
Rotan, his former counsel. "Let them
come in," Bald the judge.
A moment later tho two counsellors,
looking pale and worried, entered tho
courtroom and Mr. Rotan, going up to
the bar, was about to entor upon an ex?
planation,when Judgo Arnold curtly in?
terrupted with "No apology necessary.
Go on with the caso." The docli, with
itB occupant, was then moved baok to
its former place and Holmes' counsel
took seats at the desk. William
Moeblus, who, at the time of the mur?
der was employed aa a bartender at a
saloon, was called to toll of Pietzel's
A HORRIBLE Ai 1AIK.
A Negro Rapist Confesses the Crime and
Is Ilurned to Death.
Gai.veston, Tex., Oct. 2'.).?A special
to the News from Kilgore, Tex., says:
At a point about four miles from Tyler,
a Mrs. Roll, who had been visiting her
mother a short distance from homo, wan
on her return, when she mot a negro
named iienry Milliard, who outraged
and then murdered her.
The ground shows that she struggled
for her honor and the conditions of the
body told of a cruelty that has only
been equalled by "Jack, tho Ripper."
After outraging her tho negro deliber?
ately cut her throat and thou, taking
his knife, ripped up her body. A poBse
was quickly organized and, aided by a
hound, tracked the nogro to within four
mlloB of this place, where they found
him asleep in a cotton pen. The negro's
clothing was still covered with blood,
which ho had attempted to wash off.
Soon after tho oillcers had him hand?
cuffed a mob of some hundred men,
heavily armed, arrived on tbo sei ne,
and demanded the immediate surrender
of the prisoner, which was readily
given. The mob thon left for the scene
of the murder, whore they arrived thia
afternoon at 3 o'clock.
The crowd oontinued to gather at .the
scone of the horrible orlme until nearly
2,000 citizens of Tyler and vicinity were
there. A few moments buforo the fiend
was brought to the place a meeting was
held and a oommitteo appointed to in?
vestigate his identity. Witnesses were
summoned and closely Interrogated.
The result was a thorough identification.
In a few moments an officer ap?
proached from over the hill, followed
by 300 determined and well-armed men.
When near the scene tho officers were
overpowered and disarmed and the
negro, Henry Milliard, brought baforo
the committee. Ho made a full con?
fession in Eubstance as followE*.
"I was coming down tho road and saw
Mrs. Bell in the road. Sho was scared
of me and I knew that if I passed
her she would say I tried to rape her
and I concluded that I would rape her
and then kill her. I cut bor throat and
cutber in another placo and left."
He wrote a note to his wife and gave
it to the sheriff. It read as follows: "I
am arrested by 'Wig' Smith. You know
what they will do with me. If I do not
seo you any more, good bye."
After his confession and through
identity, a vote was taken as to the
made of punishment.
It was unanimously agreed to burn
him, and it was agroed that he should
sutler tho penalty on the public square.
Tho line of march was taken up towards
Tyler, and at 4 o'clock the line entered
the main plaza where no less than 7,000
people were assembled Large crowds
of iadies and children were assembled
A scaffold was erected in the centro
of the square. Wagons laden with
kindling wood, coal oil and straw were
driven to the Bcene and plactd in po?
sition. The negro was then given an
opportunity to speak, but his words
were inaudible, but when he offored up
his last prayer his words could be heard
for sevetal blocks. He was then lashed
to the coon rail that extended through
Mr. Bell, husband of the murdered
lady, applied the match and the names
shot upwards, enveloping the brute in
sheets of fire. He begged for mercy
and it wbb meted out to him just as he
was meroiful to the innocent woman
whoso ?out he had sent to Heaven at
thia hour yesterday. It waa determined
to burn him at once, but the fire was
quenched and then after a few moments
was started again.
From the time the match was applied
until hia death was exactly fifty min?
utes. Hundreds of negroes wltnessod
the execution and representative ne?
groes expressed their endorsement of
the punlBhment. The officers wero
powerless and the Baeriff wired tho
governor, but bis message was too late.
All business buusos and factories closed
and the big cotton belt shops wore
1 ho Clevelinds Go to Woodley.
Washington, Oot. 29?The Presi?
dent and Mrs. Clovoland to-day removed
I from the White Houao to Woodloy,
their fall home.
Attend to Your Iluslnes'.
Attending to your own business and
leaving that of every one olso alono, Is
tho only way to succeed. This is why
Hobble Music C>. are doing the lamest
piano and organ business in Virginia.
They attend to their own business.
THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA
An Appeal For Funds in Restor?
ing Its Losses.
Meeting of Prominent Citizens of Rich?
mond, nt Which Governor O'Ferrall
Presided?Resolutions Adopted and
Plans For Raising Funds Formulated.
Each Newspaper In the Commonwealth
Requested to Receive Contributions.
Richmond, V?., Oct. 80.?In response
to a call large numbers of the most
prominent citizens of Richmond
gathered In the assembly hall of the
chamber of commerce at 1 o'clock this
afternoon to take stops towards raising
a fund to replace the University build?
ings. Judge Uoorge L. Christian called
the meeting to order and said that a
more representative body of cltizans bad
never assembled In Richmond. He
nominated Governor O'Ferrall as chair?
man, and the governor was elected by
Governor O'Ferrall, in taking the
chair, spoko of tho sorrow of Virginia
at the loss sustained by tho University
Oro and said that not only would the In?
dividual friends of the University rally
to its aid, but that the legislature would
make a generous appropriation.
John P. McGulre then read a resolu?
tion expressing the deep sorrow of Vir?
ginians at the loss and made a speech
which moved many of his hearers to
tears. Speeches were made by Captain
W. George McCabe, Rev. Dr. A. Good?
win, Professor Harrison and Hons. Win.
Lovensteln and J. Alston Cabel. The
two last named gontlemen expressed
the belief that the legislature would
be very liberal in its appropriation to?
wards repairing tho loss.
Joseph Bryan road an appeal to tbo
alumni, which had boon requested to
prepare and oiTored a resolution that tho
secretary be Instructed to transmit tho
appeal to other alumni associations. Mr.
Bryan made a practical speech In this
connection, urging that the movement
to raise funds must begin at boruo. Ho
also read a tolegram from friends pledg?
ing S3,000 to the fund.
A telegram was received from Jaok
son Brandt subscribing 8950. Captain
McCabe read a lotter from a widow re?
questing that the subscription list be
opened to women ana children. Blanks
were thon passed around and the sum
of 87,930 was raised. Among the largest
subscriptions was one of S3,000 from the
MisBes Stewart and SI,000 from Jos.
The following resolutions were
"Inasmuch as the flames havo de?
stroyed the rotunda of the University of
Virginia, which has for years been to tho
people of this State a very Temple of
Minerva, a sacred edifice,a seat of honor
and intelligence, identified with our
noblest thoughts and most dearly cher?
ished associations; the lecture balls
whore clear thinking and tho highest
training of mind and heart had their
homes, and with them, in the library a
great number of our precious manu?
scripts which cannot be replaced; there?
fore be It,
"Resolved, 1. That the Virginians
hero assembled doeply deplore tho do
Btructlon of the old monument so dear
to the heart of tho commonwealth.
"2. That, though the taberna:le be
dissolved the soul of th ? University
still survives and will survive; and a
renewed dwelling, a worthy habitation,
must at once bo provided,
"3. The alumni and friends of the
University of Virginia in Richmond
having assembled to take action upon
the destruction by tiro of the principal
buildings, library and other property of
that institution are moved to send
greeting and sympathy to their brother
alumni and all irlends of the Univer?
sity, whomsoever located, in this tine of
"In considering what must be done to
repair this disaster, we have reason tu
hope that the State will provide to
restore the buildings; but, in any event,
the books, tho paintings and much ap?
paratus which havo been destroyed can
only bo replaced by the voluntary con?
tributions of those who love learning,
but especially the University, as us
best and dearest seat.
"We have ourselves taken step* to
secure from those in our com muni: y
material aid for this restoration, and we
feel assured that a similar course will
bo pursued by the alumni and friends
of the University wherever tho nowB
of this great loss may find them
Among the best friends of the Uni?
versity are thoss who, not being
alumni, are yet the mothers and daugh
tors and Bisters of her suns. To ihem
no cry for help has ever come un?
heeded, and to them this calamity will
give the occasion for a fresh proof of
their patriotism, their zeal and their
"The most generous contributions to
the University havo been made by Irrgo
hearted, broad-minded men, who never
enjoyed the blessings of ho* instruc?
tions, but who appreciated m? in- surna?
me beneQtB it could bestow Pa such
men we now turn and show the i uln and
ashes of our alma mater. We v> n-ire
to suggest to all wbo desire to partici?
pate in this sweet and honorable werk
of restoration to declare their purpose
promptly to the local associations of
alumni, or to tho chairman of the
faculty of the University, and wo re?
quest the chairman of the faculty to
give out for publication the names cf
contributors and tho amounts, that a
roll of honor may be made, and that a
generous and noble rivalry may oxclto
patriotism and a imuUte liberality.
"4. Every citizen of Virginia should
feol an interest in upbuilding tho s?at,
of learning founded on broad and literal
principles by Thomas .It (Torson, re?
garded by him and every friend of edu?
cation with prldo and affection and
justly known as the 'University of tho
"Thoreforo, bo itroiolved, That esch
newspaper throughout tho common?
wealth be requestt d to recoivo a sub
ecription from tho people for the pur?
pose of repairing tho ravages of Qro and
restoring the University of Virginia to
an enlarged sphere of usefulness, an
appeal to bo made to eaoh individual
for suoh contribution as may be af?
forded, whether large or small, and the
funds collected to be paid over to tho
rector and visitors of the University of
Virginia for tho uses of that institution
in its hour of need "
They Hold m Sleeting and Contribute
?1,000-Annex Will Not be Ballt.
CharlottesvilijE, Va., Oot. 29.?The
medical class of the University held a
meeting this afternoon and adopted
resolutions, pledging to contribute
81,000 towards securing another copy of
the painting, "School of Athens " A
comrnittoo was appointed to solicit
Tho Richard Lee papors, thought to
have been burned, have been found.
Nearly all tho portraits in the library
were saved. The rotunda and wings
will be rebuilt aB nearly as possible as
Jefferson left them, bus they will bo
fire proof. Tho annex will not be re?
Tho origin of tho fire is still a mystory.
Tho full amount of insurance will be
paid, the adjusters coming here to-mor?
row. Tendois of financial aid are still
In a Precarious Condition.
Petersburg, Va., Oct. 30 ?A special
to tbo Index-Appeal from Charlottes
ville, Va , says that Lloyd Williams, the
modical student from Norfolk, who was
overcome by heat at the University fire,
is in a precarious condition and grave
fears are entertained as to the result.
The local alumni to-day started a move?
ment to aid Williams.
Au Kuthusiastlo Gathering and Einging
Speeches for the Citizens Tleket.
OhristiANSHUBG, Oct. 89 -(Special ) ?
Sonator Daniel apoke in tho courthouse
to well-filled benches this morning, but
it soon developed that tho bonchoB wore
filled in anticipation of hearing lien
James Walker, who had bsen announced
to speak. For two hours Sonator Daniel
spoke to psrhaps the coldest crowd ho
over confronted, and which numbered
much loss at his conclusion than at his
At 1 o'clock General Walker began to
speak, and in loss than five minutes
every seat was filled and standing room
at a premium. The gonoral Bpoko for
more than two hours, and was re?
peatedly interrupted by vociferous ap?
Hin Bp3ech was mostly devoted to
r.bowicg up tho iniquities of the one
ccnatable Walton ballot,and hia si due
hammer argumont was delivered wih
tolling cfTec. His speech was not
Strictly a political party speech, but an
earnest appeal for purity and honesty
He was followed by Col. J. Hampton
H?ge, who delivered a strong Bpeecn in
behalf of the Citizens ticket.
This has been a great day for the
Citizens ticket. Voters from every
prooinct in the county were present and
tho concensus of opinion among thoao
best able to judge is that the Citizens
ticker, will carry Montgomery county by
a majority of at least 350 votes.
The Sel/.ed Steamer Released.
Wilmington, N. C , Oct. 29 ?Tho
steamer Commodore and cargo, soized
some days ago with arms aboard alleged
to be for use of Cuban insurgents, has
been released by order of Judge Sey?
mour, who is now heading a session of
tho United States district court at New?
born, N. C. Captain Dillon, of the Com
modoro, says that he will Bail for Carta?
gena as soon as some repairs are com?
pleted. Ho probably will leave here not
later than Friday night.
Remains of Mrs. Kuslis.
paris, Oct. 29 ?The remains of Mrs.
Jarnos B. EuBtis, wife of the United
stau-s embassadnr to France, who died
near Rotoatb. Irelacd, on Saturday
last, of heart failure following a severe
cold, will be shipped on hoard tbo White
Star Line steamship Majestic, when tho
steamer touches at (Jueenstown, on
Thursday next, for conveyance to Now
York and from there to Louisville, Ky.,
whore they will bo interred in tho
Eustis family plot in the Cave Hill
House Wrecked by an Explosion.
London, Oct 29.?An explosion, sup?
posed to have been caused by escaping
gas, wrecked a house, reducing it to
atoms, on New Church Court, Strand,
this evening. Thirteen persons aro be?
lieved to have been killed, and many
were injured by the collapse of the
house. The building consisted of throe
floors, and its tenants were mostly
Covcnt Garden market porters.
Monument to Washington.
Wakefield, Va. Oct. 29.?W. J.
Crawford, of Buffalo, N. Y., contractor
for the ereotion of a monument to mark
the birthplace of Washington at this
place, says the dedicatory exeroises
pmbably will be held In June. The
monument is expected to be in position
Petersbubg, Va.. Oct. 23.?A special
t-o the Index-Appeal from Lyncbburg.
Va , says: John Welly, a prominent
citizen of Lynohburg, died in tho police
court here to day. He was defendant
in a suit, and leaned forward to ask his
counsel a question. Ho fell upon the
floor, and wbon picked up was dead
Death of Col. Lewis Rosa.
Lewis-ton, Ills , Oot 29.?Col. Lewis
W. Ross, president of Lewiaton National
bank and tho foundor of this city, died
to-day. aged s3 He was in CongreeB
from 186^ to 1868 His 6on. John W.
Ross, is one of tho commlsiilcnors of'the
District ef Columbia.
A Real Surprise lor You.
just walk through the warernotns of
Hobbio Music Co., and see the tremen?
dous bargains which you can get in
several makes and styles of p'.auQB, It
J will astonish you.
I THE PROPOSED PRIZE FIGHT
The Pugilists and Friends De?
termined to Have One,
And Governor Clarke, or Arkansas,
Equally as Kesolute In Preventing; It.
Corbett and Officers of the Florida
Athletic Club Arrested by Local Au?
thorities at Hot Springt?Fitzsimmons
En Route There.
Hot Si-kings, Ark., Oct. 29?Manager
Joe Vendig and Secretary Wheeler, of
the Florida Athletic Club, were arrested
this afternoon on warrants charging
them with conspiring to commit a breach
of the peace by aiding and abottlng the
Corbett and Fitzsimmons fight. Both
wore promDtly released on bond. TbiB
is but another shrewd move to head off
the attorney-general, who was prepar?
ing to have them arrested upon a sim?
ilar chargo and carried to Little Rock
for trial Ho tipped his hand and lost
If Fitzsimmons succeeds in getting
ere there will be a "mill" unless the
overnor should run in a Equad of
militia, which Is not probable. Corbatt
as already been arrosted by local
uthorltles and Is at his training quar?
ters hard at work, being "guarded" by
a deputy sheriff.
"The Fight an Assured Thing."
San Antonio. Tex., Oct. 29 ? Fltz
Immons left Corpus Christi this morn*
ing through San Antonio for Hot
Springs. A telegram from a rellablo
source at Hot Springs <o a citizen here
says: "Como at once. The tight Is an
Fltzslniinontt Eu Ilroute to Hot Springs
San Antonio, Texas, Oat. 29 ?Bob
Fl'zsimmons and party arrived here
over the Arkansas Pssb at 1:30 p. m.
and left for Hot Springs over the I. and
Q. N. at 8 p. m. Fitzsimmons waa seen
by an Associated Press representative
immediately upon his arrival. "I
leave for Hot Springs to-night," Bald
he. "I don't care If I am arrested. I
am going up there to fight. I'll fight In
private or In public; anyway suits me."
Fitzilmmons says he weighs 150 pounds
now. Ho is looking well and says ho is
teollng tlno. He is accompanied by his
wife, Martin Julian. Charles Stol/.ner,
Knien Roober and Duncan C. Rosa.
Huutlng For Fltzslmuioni.
St. Louis. Mo, Oat 29?A special
from Little. Reck to the Post-Dispatch
saytr. At noon Governor Clarke received
telegram from Corpus Christi, an?
nouncing that Fnznmmona left the.e
at 8:30 o'clock, and that his destination
wan Borne point in Arkansas, but it
waa not revealed where his ticket was
purchased. Ho took pains not to go via
Texarkana. He will go to Hot Springs
by way of Hoxle, and a telegram was
sont to thn authorities of that town to
watch overy train that passes through
there. Tbo governor sent out several
inquiries to ascertain the movements
of the slugger, and expects to find out
the exaoc route be Intends to take to
Fltz Locked Up In n Pullman.
Tkxaukana, Ark., Oct 29?Passen?
gers on the Texas and Pacific cannon
ball daim that Fitzilmmons was aboard
the Pullman sleeper "Merodltb" from
San Antonio. The drawing room v> this
oir was locked bard and faBt nere and
the Pullman conductor refused ?o open
It or say whether Fitzsimmons Win in It
Governor Clarke determined.
CHICAGO, Oct. 29 ?The following tel?
egram was received at the ctllce of the
Associates Pre?s in Caicijco at noon. Is
reads as follows:
LtTTl.ti bock Ark, Ock. 29 ? l in?
tend to Btop tne t'uMit tit all hi., ?rd.v re?
gardless of p ace and time when at?
tempted. Il faC' it I" ?''>rp d new
? Jamksp l larkb "
The First Volum? Complnted.
Washington. Oct. 10? K p r?* on
the progress of th* rebellion ree >rds
show the completion of the firs', volumes
of the series covering the dual c>m
paign of the war in Virginia and tbo
Carolinas and in the trans? Mississippi
region The remaining volumes of this
series will bo in typo before the close of
the current oalendar year. Volume 1,
of aerips 2, relating to prisoners of war,
is readv for printing, and it is expeoted
will be distributed in July next.
Moth Men Kleetroented.
Dannemoka, N. Y . Oct. 39. ?At noon
to-day, for the second time in the his?
tory of this State, two murderers paid
the penalty of their crimes on tbn same
day and before the same sot of wit?
nesses George H Smith, who mur?
dered Philip Rlcbmeyer, at Albany, and
Charles N Davis, who outraged and
killed six-year-old Maggie Shannon, at
Coboos, wore executed in the electric
chair at Clinton Prison. The execu?
tions wore only a few minutes apart,
and were conducted without any sensa?
Tuk United States Government re?
ports show Royal Baking Powder su?
perior to all others.
Hobbir Music Co.,