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FOUR DIE IN CHAIR
Hew York Gunmen Go to Deaths Without Confessing. “WHITEY" IS NEAR COLLAPSE Prisoner Is Lifted to Chair and De nounces Witness Until Deadly Cur ' rent Chokes Him—Three Shocks Are Needed to Kill Louis Rosen berg. OSSINING, N. Y.—Just as the dawn broke over the gray walls of Sing Sing prison the four young gun men, convicted of assassinating Herman Rosenthal in front of the Hotel Aletropole in New York ( it> on the morning of July Id, 1912,. were put to death in the electric chair. None of the men confessed in the death chamber. True to their predic tions, they died “game.” It required just thirty-nine minute.: to execute the gun men, who went to tneir death in this order: First, Frank Cirolici, alias “Dago Frank.” Second, Jacob Seidenscliner, alias Frank Mueller, alias “Whitey Lewis. ' Third, Harry Horowitz, alias “‘Oyp me Blood.” Fourth, Louis Rosenberg, alias “Lefty Louie." “Whitey” Denounces Witnesses. “Whitey Lewis” alone made a state ment in the death chamber. It was a hasty, jerky assertion that the Witnesses who swore that lie bad shot Rosenthal were perjurers. “Whitey was on the verge of col lapse. He suffered an emotional bieakdown in his cell. This compell ed the order of execution to be changed at the last moment. “Whitey” was shaking and his face was ashen. Only the sounds of the electricians strapping the elec trodes upon the condemned men broke the deathly stillness of the cieath house. Warden Clancy had been told that ihe gun men had something to say. but it was not known whether or not it was a confession. As soon as he was seated Seidenscliner began: “Gentlemen, I am convicted of murder. I am not guilty of shooting Herman Rosenthal. I did not fire the shot. I am innocent and I am about to be electrocuted. People who said they saw me Herman Rosen <l,al were perjurers. I want yon all ” The man's voice died away in his throat to a choking sob, for the dead ly current had suddenly been turned on. The body writhed in the straps and heaved until it seemed to be bursting. Suddenly it went limp. Witness Is Overcome. Though the doomed men, com forted by ministers of their faith, be trayed no emotion the strain upon the witnesses was intense. One man collapsed and had to be assisted from the chamber. “I left there because T was too sick to stay longer,” he said, as he was supported out of the gate by a guard. The official time for each execution was Cirofici, 5:38 to 5:44; Seidensch ner 5:48 to 5:53; Horowitz, 5:57 to 6:02,: Rosenberg, 6:08 to 6:17. The mother and sister of Frank Ci rcfici and the father of Rosenberg ar rived at the prison short after 4 o'clock. The old man lingered out side, refusing to enter. The women went to stay until the last moment with the condemned so nand brother. They had come on an early train from Albany, where a last appeal had been made to Governor Glynn to act. The prison officials showed the wom er to the death house. There they lemained, within a few feet of the grewsome electric chair, until guards in a kindly manner led them away to a reception room in the office of the warden. Cirofici Is First. Frank Cirofici was the first to enter the death chamber. He was making -an effort to walk upright, but there semed a weight at his knees which dragged him down. A Roman Catho lic priest intone dihs service quickly. No time was lost by the four guards. They placed the gun man in the chair and quickly fastened on his head the metal hood and to his limbs the electrode that completes the fatal circuit. Then the gunman lost the bold front of the underworld. He was utterly unmindful of the activ ities about him and the stares of the spectators. His face was chalk white. Two were given Ciro lici As the prison doctor pronounced him dead “Whitey Lewis” was car ried to the chair. The current shut off his denunciation of the witnesses who had sworn he fired the shot that hilled Rosenthal. Two shocks were given Cirofici. Horowitz was the next gun man to go. His nerve was better and repeating a rabbi’s pray er, met death stoically. Nine minutes were required for the execution of Louis Rosenberg, or “Lefty Louie.” Three shocks were necessary to end his life. Finally he too met the fate of the others and his corpse was lifted out and borne away Dr. Mereness later declared the ex ecutions the most successful in the history of the prison. The same vol tage was used on all four men, the maximum being 1,920, and the mini* mum 200. From eight to nine am pores were used. ELECTROCUTED GUN MEN I “Chair” Snuffa Lives of Four for Murder of William Rosenthal. Photo3 by American Press Association. NEW YORK. The four gun men who died in the electric chair for the actual shooting of the gambler Herman Rosenthal w r ere resigned to their fate. Ther last ray of hope was snuffed out when Goxernor Glynn refused to interfere in their behalf. They are (top) “Gyp the Blood” (.second) “Leftie Louie,” (third) “Whitey Lewis” and (below) “Dago Frank.” CULLOP IS BELIEVED BEATEN Charles D. Hunt Appears to Be Con gressional Nominee In Indiana. VINCENNES, IND. The nom ination of Charles D. Hunt, of Sullivan, for representative from the Second district, is believed to be assured, as the result of the complete unofficial tabulation of votes from Wednesday’s primary. His majority over William A. Cullop, of this city, is believed to be seven votes. The official count may make some cnanges, but it is thought the unof ficial count is correct. Hunt received 8.288 votes to 8,281 for Cullop. GUERNSEY SETS NEW RECORD New Hampshire Cow Gives 19,Q39 Pounds of Milk in Year. PETSRSBORO, N. H. By pro ducing 1,059.59 pounds of butter fat in a year a new 7 world’s record has been established by a Guernsey cow at the Cassatt farm at Berwyn, Pa., according to an announcement by William D. Caldwell, secretary of the Guernsey Cattle association. The Cassatt cow produced 19.639. 59 pounds of milk during the year. ILLINOIS IV! AN GETS PLUM John A. Garron Is Named as Consul in Honduras. WASHINGTON. ln a long jist of consular and diplomatic nom inations President Wilson sent to the senate was the name of John A. Gam on of Glen Ellyn, 111., to be consul at Puerto Cortes, Honduras. Joseph E. Haven of Chicago is transferred from Roubaix, France, to Catania, Italy. Robertson Honey of Scarsdale. N. Y., is named for consul at Madrid. MRS. “PAT” CAMPBELL BRIBE George Cornwallis West Weds Actress as Wife Wins D*vOrce. LONDON. A few hours after rho decree of divorce granted Mrs. George Cornwallis West wgs made ab solute the divorced husband married Mrs. Patrick Campbell, the English ac tress. The ground for the divorce were de sertion and misconduct. Mrs. Corn wallis West will in future be known as Lady Randolph Churchill, her for- I mer -name. *• *. - . Sound in a Fog. It has often been noticed that on wet and foggy days sounds are beard at a greater distance than on clear floe days. It was Tyndall who ex plained the reosou for this. He no ticed that the distance at which lb** sounds of foghorns, whistles and shots could be heard varied from day to day from two to twelve miles The cause of this difference Is found in the de gree of homogeneity of the air. On a foggy or snowy dnv the afr may be perfectly homogeneous: this permits sound to travel a great distance, in clear weather the air may be composed of vertical layers of differing consist ency, and the sound waves are re fleeted from the surfaces of the layers. Probably they are also refracted In passing through the several layers Currents of warm ascending air form in one place and currents of cold de scending air form in others. Thus the atmosphere may be very transparent optically and very opaque acoustically —New York World. Speaking From Experience. “Blanche, dear," said the watchful aunt to her niece, "don’t you think that Fred spends too much money upon you ?” “Do you think so. aunty?” “Indeed. I do. Blanche. I’ve been no ticing. and I think he's really extrava gant. You ought to check him and tel! him to save his money. You will need a good deal when you begin house keeping, and it is far better for him to put in the bank the money he is now spending on motor trips and luncheons and tickets to this thing and that than to be squandering it. Think over the matter a minute or two, dear, and you will see it as I do.” “Oh, I’ve thought about it already, dear aunty. I’d take your advice if I were absolutely certain that we shall be married, hut I’ve been engaged be fore. aunty, and I don’t intend to ad vise a young man again to economize for some other girl’s benefit!”—London Telegraph A Smoke Puzzle. “One day on approaching our fac tory.” writes an American engineer in Cuba, “I noticed a great cloud of smoke, oily and black., rolling out of the chimneys and blotting out the sur rounding landscape. 1 went to the boiler room and gave the firemen a good dressing down lor allowing so much smoke to escape, telling them it was throwing money away and that if they could not lire better I would have to discharge them. “I thought no more of it till the next morning, whet!, on entering the engine room. I found the chief mechanic jubi hint over some joke. He told me that the chief fireman, a negro, had come to him w-itb tears in his eyes and had said: ‘Mr. U. says that we must not let the smoke go out the chimney: if we do he w ill discharge us. Now. if the smoke cannot go out of the chimney, where can w-e put it?’ ’’—Power When Warships Were Cheaper. Warship expenditure of the present time would have horrified the Emperor William I. Andrew D. White, for many years American minister in Berlin, re cords that in an interview with the old emperor in 1881 “he asked me some questions about the Elbe, in which l was about to travel to New York. 1 told him how beautifully it was equip ped, it being the first of the larger ves sels of the North German Lloyd. He answered: ‘Yes; what is now doing in the way of shipbuilding is wonderful. This morning I received a letter from my son, the crown prince, who is at Osborne and has just visited a great English man-of-war. It is wonderful, but it cost £1.000.000 sterling ($5,000.- 000).” At this he raised his voice and. throwing up both hands, said very earnestly, ‘We can’t stand it. we can’t stand It.’ ’’—Chicago News. Memory. If it should be asked what possession I most valued I would say some beau tiful memory. Memory is possession It is the only thing on earth that is ab solutely ours. which no one can take from us. We can produce and enjoy it in a crowd of uncongenial people as easily as if w-e were alone. No noise can drow-n its voice; no distance can dim its clearness. Strength, hope, beau ty, everything else, may pass. Memory will stay.—Selected. Hardened Lead. Metallic sodium hardens lead with out changing its color. Two per cent of sodium will harden lead so that it will ring when struck; a larger amount causes it to become brittle. The lead sodium alloy is sometimes used as a bearing metal.—London Express Just Got It Out. “Why in the name of goodness," ex claimed a man to an acquaintance, “do you keep taking out your watch? Go ing to catch a train?” “Well, no,” answered the other. “Te tell you the truth, 1 haven’t seen my watch for a long time.” Domestic Economy. 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