The Montrose Democrat. (Montrose, Pa.) 1849-1876, January 25, 1871, Image 1

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E. B. HA.WLEY, Proprietor.
'guoincoo Cards. roef% Cornet
?Well k WATSON, Attorney.. nl Law, at Um old °Mee
of Rowley & Fitch, Illontro,w, P..
L. T. mat. Von. 11, '7l.[ w. w. WATPON.
Dealer In Boots and Shots. Dots and Cap.. Leather and ,
Finding., Data Street, lot dorm below Boyd'. Store. ; The Mae of wind, the ramp and roar,
Work made to order. and repairing done neatly. I
Moutrore. Jan. 1, 1470. Of great waves clitnbinga rocky shore.
Annie rose up in her bed gown while;
LITTLEW-de-BLAILESILEE, And looked out In the stun and night
Attorneys and Conn.elor. nt jaw. Other the one
heretofore oecupled he n.n. G. P. Little, on Main " Rush, and harken !" she cried in tear,
•trent, Montrone. Ps. (April
" Itearest thou ?lathing:, Sister'clecter—
et. B. LITYLIS, 611“). T. LITTLE. Z. L. BLAKF.E,E.E.
Z. MCKSNLIE. C. C. P•rnor. W,
Dealers la 15,7 Goods. Clothing, Ladies and Ml+res
fine Shoes. Salo, azents for the great Amertrn
Tea and Coffee Company. (Montrose, Pa., op. 1:7,,
snivukro AND 11A111 DRESSMI
Zhop in the n,c, roytonice Tulldinc. where he will
found ready to attend All who mny wont nnyihng
in Me nee. Montro,c, N Oct. 73. 1,1-Al.
'T lON E -- St•llr Otmtl, runil Nunlll.l,o -.r'-•.
attwd• l‘t Crndm•.. All cyriler, Itdl nt
receti r prumpt attention, LIXI.. 1. ISM , - 11
0. M. 11A11 - I.Er,
br.kLER in DRY Gotms, 61:0( ERI cnorliEnY
itardscnce, Cap, llootP.Sline, Read Mnde (loth
l'alutz, Olio, etc., Nets
PITYSTPIAN .t St - RC:EON. telldol, h.f totiviree in
Pie ettleenf ot Great Bend and ett lofty °tire et I t ",
•tddt-nee, nppoeite Barnum llottee. ti•t lit tat ‘l:lngt..
Sept. lot. I$B(.-t( .
CIIAMUEULIN gt Artnrneyr nn.) Corn
pellore at Lax% . Otlice In the nr.
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DEALEILS ill Dry' tiOtalS.
cn.ckrrr and zlaaanaire;tahle and 1,..r1;,1
['mini, dila, duo *DEM. Tlntr. M.or• and ~hora r.ole
/eather. Perfumery Sc. Bra.k
Dank, Montruec„ An'n•t tl , 1 , ...1;!)
A. LATUROP, - • D. It. Lat.dvor.
ATTORNEY A LAW. Bounty, Rack Par. Pension
and firm • an CIALLA, attended to. Ohre fl
rror pilaw Sorra Steve, LlAALtrorv.Pe.
31. c. SrITON,
Auctioneer, and Insurance Agent,
fist: Friena.wsite,
496141tt01t1C0ri.002- •
Great Read, Pa
Q. ES.
sugl I.9tf
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ISITIOS A MA? TALI OR. Itlontn,,.. Pa Shop OW V!
Ch!lndjOr . * Store. A" ‘.reere 11.1, to n 1 2 ,4 nee st.) le.
(-ailing done on snort Innate. and warranted to rn.
of 11141 n street., Muntroft, ;J:4_ 1.
DRALSR n Staple atd F32:11 - 3 Ito t d.. Crockrtt
Hardware, Iron. Stover. Dra gr, 4-.11r,zt.1
itrotrt•and Ret r y ear, Farr. Milln H o t,.
Grocerito , t...:..Nctt k Hurd. Iva_
11$• permanently located at Friend?,:llc for the per
pove orpractleing attendee and ....emery In ell
branches. lir may he foetal at the Jack.ou Deuce.
0111ce howl , from ha. nt., ton p ICt
Priendaville, Pa., .tug, 1. laal.
6arine.• attended to promptly, on fait term.. Ofittn
Mon door north of • Nout „. •
Volic Arcane, Ilonttmt, Pa. I A tzg 1„ 1 AGO.
l'oArtz-gs L. Hoorn-,
ATTORNEY AT LAW, 14 outrom, P. ony, o pm.
.lee the Tartten flou.t., near the Court
A.:. 1. set. --11
DR. W. W. SD
DP:NTIST. Itooma over 1.1o)d Curwin'a Ilard
ware store. 001 re hour. , fluor sa. ta. to 4p. in.
Noutruse. Aug. 1, 15419.—tf
1tA.1.611 In Drinza, Patent Mdi:lnt-a, rbernlralr.
Liquors, Paint.", Oita, Glyn LOG. Vannxhex , ll in • n
tile... Grocerinn, Gln). Warn, Wr.II and W 11.10 W Pa.
p e r, Stone-ranan, Lnmps, Kerrn.ena•, Mach Innry Oil..
T-n..ex, Gunn, NILO. Spacial
nrurbar; , Fanny Gooda, Jrne/rr, Pert,, • r ,te.—
V,tnc rroar lathe [most numer‘rur, • mien:lre. and
alunble collertltin. of Good: In Sto.nto knista ('a.,—
Ratabliebed ILr Yli.lB. jltontnnre. Pa.
ATTClitfifEY AT LAW. office tor, the Store of A.
Lathrop. ft the Brick Bloch. on irt.,oo, Pa. [nal
AN it 'illittlEo.lll. tenderf hie proleg•lonn
Ihrrvlcr- to tilt CICIZCLM or Alen tr.., and • ietility.—
I I Mt, 3i ht. , rueideuce, on the Garner e'en of Sop.« &
Brie , . Foundry. Piti;; 1, liitlll.
rargiet AN and ttr USE° Montrone, Pn. U(ve.
r•Pertal at/onto. to 41 . the Heart nod
;Jung! , and all 2111n:teal M0n0.... °tiler carer W. II
Pran.s Itontdr at Searle'e llancl. (Aug. 1. 104.0.
DE \I ~.104 in Drug, Ideditinco, C 1.4114,4, Dye.
:.11n. Pal lit., Oi ln, \'.,r)•ll. Liquor, spice, Fancy
le .ce. Patent Medicine., Perron, r) and Toilet At•
lire.. jalf — l.rencr:pt ion. carefully cotnitunatled.—
above Jettrlc'e fowl. Montrone, Pn
A. 0. Brims., Axon :item's..
dug. 1, lxclo,
i'IIYSICIAN & SLIEGEOIs:. respectfull3 tundere hi
professional services to the ciliseu of Prieuttsville
1217 - ttr9ce lathe orrice of hr. Loot
!tuned, at J. ilosfortra. Aug. 3.18 W.
The Ilaytl Starher. entdenn hi. thatthr hir tbr kind rat.
Maitre that has , elldbiOd him to y,.1 the liert rest—hn '
ha I I har'nt time to tell the whole awry, Ant Name
and wee for rouraeves I.4rat the Old Stand. No loud
laugitlng allowed in the chop. (April 13. 18 u.
scaiarros, PA
W halcsal. Ratan timacr.i.
nAg Mims. S.LEDOES. pass, &c.ic.
"Una Wll5ll Ow GlAss.LßATeat FilsiMtin3
peutualvs baitsa.
Pm:MP. IWO 14. 181 4.
The Shiers.
Annie and Rhoda, sisters twain,
Woke in the night to sound of rain
" hear the sea, and the plash of rain
end roar of the northeast hurricane.
Get thee back to the bed •o wane,
No good comes of watching a atorm.
" What is it to Uwe. I fain would know.
That wavci are roaring and wild winds blow
"No lovt'r of thine's afloat to miss
The harb, , t-fights on a night like thk"
Bin t hear a voice crying out my name
Up claim the .ea on the wind it cztue
"Trice cnd thrice• have i lteanl it call,
The VAT i.s t h e vole(' of Estwick stall
On her pilloei the sister tossed her head,
" Ball, of the Ilertm, Is safe," she said.
" In the tamest gehooner that ever swam
Ile rides at anchor in Armquatu.
" Antl, if in peril from sw:unping sea,
Or log r h rocks, AI •JUlti /c call on tlicc'!
But the girl heard only then ind and tide,
And n ringing her small white hands, she cried
" tt. +i-+'r Rhoda , l!wry's sonletlang wrong
1 lu•.ir it n:zain, loud and long.
I bear it call,
the iohv the v,.ice E-IN% ick hall
111 ehter, with eye', nthime.
" Thus 14.1! be never w - Crtilil mill Ow mime!
"If he did, I WO(11 , I pry flt, Wind and .ea
Tu kee: him forever from thee and me:"
Then out of t 1 sca blew a dreadful blast
Like the cry of a dying man it paasod.
Tins voang girl lin.bed, on her lips, n groan,
But through her tetra a strange light shorn_
The solemn joy of her heart's release
T. own and cherish its love in ix:tce.
Deairs.t she whispered. tinder breath,
- Lift. is a lir, but true is death.
"The Inn• I hid from myself away
Shall crown nie now in the light of ility
"My cnr shall never to wooer list
:Never Ivy lover my lips he
F:ern•d to thee nm I henceforth,
Thou in Ile:leen, nut! I on earth:
Sic• came and stood In• her sister's bed
"11.111, o f the licron, is dead i - she said
"The kind and tho naves their work have door
W e shall see him no more beneath the sun.
Little IT reels that heart of thine,
It loved him not with a love like mine.
"1, for hia mkt., were he but here,
Could hem and 'braider her bridal gt,ar.
- Though hands shoal t rcmhis awl cyes Is. wet
And Mild' for stitch in my lwart be
"And now my miul with ltiA soul I well;
Thine the living. and niine the dead`
Nettouring the Ruby.
We measured the riotous halo).
Against the cottage wall—
A lilly grew at the threshold,
And the boy was just as tall!
A ryal tiger
With spots of purple and gold.
And a heart like a jewelell chalice,
The fragrant deer to hold.
Without the lane-birds whistled
High up the old rIX4-17(4 , ,
Anti to and fro nt the window
The red rose rocked her been:
And the wee pink hats of the baby
Were never u.moment
Snatching at shine and shadow
That danced on the lattimi sill!
IRA eyes were wide as hhte bell 4—
Ms month like a flower tuablow n
Two little hare fret, like funny a bite mice,
Peeped out front his snowy gown ;
And we thonght, with a thrill of rupture
That yet haul a touch of pain,
When June rolls around with her rotas,
measnre the boy again.
Ab me! in a darkened chamber,
With the nunstsine Ault away,
Throngh the tears that fell like a bitter rain
We tnemmred the boy to-day;
And the little bare feet that were dimpled
And eet as a budding rose,
Lay side by site together,
In the bush of a lung repose!
Up from the dainty pillow,
White MI the risen dawn,
The fair little face lay smiling,
With the light of henven thereon—
And the dear little hands, like rose leaves
Dropped from a rose, My still,
Never to snatch at the sunshine
That crept to the shrtuded sill!
We measured the sleeping baby
With ribbons white as snow,
For the shining rtAewood easket
That it',lited him below ;
And out of the darkened chamber
We went with a childless moan—
To the height of the sinless angels
Onr little one had grown'
—A paper that takes—a sheriff's 'war
—A n-arrow minded man was William
—The cards which the slanderer i'lays
—trey -4 uce.
—Troublesome farming—raising corns
on little toe&
—Th e swiftest arm of the military
service—the fleet.
--Questions for physiologists—do two
pants make a pair ?
—lB coat of mail pcw4an of a letter
aarfier'o IlniforP/1
—When is tea like a work of art ?
Wheu it's a drawing.
The Murderer, Runoff, Escapee, Etc
The following sketch of the infamous
career of linllotrs earlier life, from the
Binghamton Rept!)halm, can but prove
interesting to the reader, both young and
old; to the youth as a warning, and the
more mature a caution to be wary in their
Edward IT. WWII, on his arrival at
Dryden, said that he was a native tof St.
Johns, New Brunswick; that there he
had been a clerk in a hardware store, and
had come to New York for the purpose of
getting into more remunerative, or larger
business. In the city he met, according
to his story, a gr. Gouruud a teacher of a
commerical school, who promised that
after ghing him a course of Instruction
in book-keeping, pentimanship, etc., to
guaranty him a situation ; but, 'Runoff,
in his phrivse. found Gouraud a "hum
ho t o ok hi s money, as long as he
hns any, and then failed to comply with
is agreement.
At Dryden, this story elicited a good
deal of svmpathy on the part of the
Schutt familv,atid also of others. It was
suggested a neighbor of Mr. Schutt
that Runoff should teach a select school
at his house. HuDid con neat r id, and
openen w
d his school a fe months erward.
'I he impression of the young man was
that he was worthy in all respects. lie
seemed to !lase good habits, and few
Lillis. Of his pupils were some Members
of the Schutt family, tit° or three of the
younger children. Among them Harriet
Schutt, who nits then nut more than six
teen. unnofr, according to his stittement
was tit cur% -three. Almost from the be
ginning of the school. he began paying
attettlit!ats to )less Schutt. When the
purpise of marriage became manifest,'
the Schtitta, who. as we 4 hear from all!
sources, wer e people of mach intelligence
and cleirLeter to.ed their influence
to prey-at It. limllutf had given no satis
factory account of hinne he gave no
rekrence such as it iAlis fair to expect. ;
Itot the r,sult was as all know, that the ,
marriage took place, the family at last re- ,
hictantly consenting. Immediately after
his mil-nage. Ituflotf began the course of
ell treatment of his nife mhich afterward
deprived him of the confidence and re-,
spect of all except her who was most im
mediately concerned. She clung to him,
making no complaints. One cause of
fec•ling on the part of Runoff, grew out of
the tact that icooff was a botanical doc
tor having gained his knowledge of
medicine from his reading of medical
books, and that Dr. Win. If. Bull, a re
lative and intimate of the Schutts, was
an allopathic physician, a iruduate of a
medical college in New 1 ark. These
men held discussions as the relative mer
its of the systems; and Rulloff quarrelled'
with Bull, and asked that, the family
should close their doors against hint.
The antipathy existed before Rulloff's
marriage. The Doctor being a cousin of
; the Schutt children, was not debarred,
) their friendship at Rullidrs bidding; they
did not see that Rokitnlwreonal dislike
) should disturb family relations. The
result was that Itullod assmned jealousy i
or him; amd whenever opportunity pre
sented, by familiar greeting between the
I young people, there was an outburst of
; anger on the part of Runoff, that remler
ed the life of the wife extremely unpleas
ant. The public are familiar with the
attempt 'nude to poison her, the blows
he inflicted upon her, etc.., and the story
tired not be repeated here.
Some months after their marriage, Rul
lon' induced his wife to go to a place in
L an si ng about five miles from Ithaca, and
a mile :aid a half from Cayuga Lake. At
that place their child was horn. What
is known of the sudden disappearance of
Mrs. Yulluff , we state with particular re
ference to the circumstances as they up
ilt-arett to those must intimately connect
ed with them. It was nut known, and is
not vet known that any preparation had
been made by Runoff fur murder. On
• the evening when Mrs. Itullotf and the
child were last seen, they were tisited by
' the daughter of Mrs. Rotwrtsun, whose
family Ined across the street. from Rill.
lore; 'house, and vers. near. 31 iss ben
son remained mod near nine o'clock.
1tt01.4,l sonic medicine. which
he proposed to q ivy to the child. Mrs.
Rulloff objected, saying that the babe
was not ill, and needed no medicinc.
Ifulloff urged that it would be good for
the child, and even for herself. But the
' medicine was nut given, while the visitor
remained. On the next morning, Mr.
Robertson, who arose early, observed that
the shutters of Runoff's house were tight
( ly closed—li very unusual circumstance;
' but he thought nothing of it. Later in
the moniing, uut far from nine o'clock.
Runoff came out and went to the house
of his neighbor. and asked him to let him
take a horse and wagon, saying that his
[Rulloffej wife's uncle had called in the
night and his wife and child had gone
with hint to Motes Corners; in order to
make room for the wife and child the
uncle was obliged to leave a large chest I
at his house. rhat chest, he desired to
take to the nude. Mr. Robertson,who nev
de n ied Ltulloff an v n g—h av ng acflu
ed for him a very 'friendly feeling—at once
harnessed the horse, and put it at his dis-
posuL lluild If drove to his own door,
and attempted to load the chest. Mr.
Robertson standing to his own door, saw
that Rullolf was unable to accomplish the
work, and went over to his assistance.
Mr. Robertson found his it:id of the chest
very fieavy; but it was loaded by the two
in the wugoo, Bullog took his seat and
drove away ; Net fur from his house he
(woe pp with some pliadren going to
school ;he inyited the to ride; and they
of in, almost Mpg lhe wagon.MU
egfied gad phattetri and Rultoff
apd artng And it was a rare scene of
animation. 8o they went on, the tau of
tea uproarious.
Rut ftulloff did not go to idott's Corn
ers. lie drove direct to Itahaca, and
thence to the inlet of Cayuga Lake.
There the wagon stood, with the chest is
it during the day. Runoff was absent,
he was not noticed. When evening came
on, the wagon moved down the inlet to
ward the l ak e; but that that point trace
of it was lost.
Nothing was ascertained of It
movements, and he was not observed
by any person until about 10 o'clock of
the next day, when ho returned with the
wagon and the same chest It was an
emigrant box. On Runoff stopping at
his door, a son of Mr. Robertson ap
proached to take the horse, and Runoff
took hold of the chest to lift it out. The
boy said, "Let me assist von." At once
taking hold of the cheat, lte noticed that
it was empty. Rulioff went into the
house, and the boy drove away with the
horse. The shutters remained, closed.
RUI.LOFeS DEP . 1 / 4 lITU ItF.
In the afternoon Runoff came out with
a bundle under his arm, and passed Mr.
Robertion's garden, where Mr. Robertson
was at work. Runoff spoke to him in a
careless way. "By-bye, Mr. Robertson,
by-bye ; don't lie alarmed if we don't come
back in two or three weeks; I and my
wife talk of gel rig on a visit between the•
lakes" (that is Cayuga and Seneca Lakes.)
!le added jocularly, -Please don't let any
man carry away our house while we are
gone." lie then walked away.
• Runoff went directly to Ithaca, pro
cured a horse and wagon, and drove hack
to his own house late in the night of the
same day, and took the chest he had left,
away from his house, without knowledge.
at, that time of any person. lie drove to
the st.ige office in Ithaca. where he left
the chest. The stage started for Geneva
at 4 o'clock in the morning; and he with
his chest, was on board. On that, pass
age, he registered his name as John Dot..
lle was seen by a relatke of the Schutt
family in the stage, at a point not far
from Jacksonville, a place not far frimi
lieneva. The chest was seen, and there
was no passenger except Ile
was finally traced with his chest to Ovid.
where he eroosed Seneca Lake. and then
to Crooked Lake: up that Like to Ilam
mondsport ; and then by stage to the
Genesee Valley. Here the trace was lost.
wholly, at that time. We should say
however that the chest was taken to
Chicago, as is now well established.
A few dayswhen one of the
Schutt family wC s s s e 'd members knew noth
ing of the absence of Rulloff, was sent
by the parents to R.ulloffs house with
some furniture. This was done to show
the interest of the family-ia his welfare,
and a desire to encourage him to do better
than he had done. lint the doors were
found locked; information was gained of
the absence as was supposed of Mrs. Hui
loff, her child and her husband ; and the
furniture was necessarily taken home
Little or no suspicion was entertained
of Rulloffs movements. and least of all
perhaps by Mr. Robertson, the neighbor.
Mr. Robertson felt the utmost confidence
in Runoff; partaking almost of the nu- !
tare of affection. Their association had
been very intimate.
Two or three weeks had now passed,
and suspicion arose, particularly in Ithaca,
that Rulloff's absence was more significant
than Robertson, or even the Schutt fami
ly, thought it. A man from the village
went to the house, forced open the shut
ter and looked in. He saw enough to
convince him that Mrs. Unlit:lff had nuide
no preparation fora journey; and he com
municated his strengthened suspicion to
the Schutt brothers, who were living in
Ithaca. This was the first cry of murder.
The brothers went in haste to the place,
broke open the house, and were convinc
ed that something was wrong, though
they refused to share iu the suspicion of
murder. They knew of Rullolf's violent
temper, his threats, etc., but thought him
incapable of killing his wife and child.
Retuniing to Ithaca at perhaps nine
o'clock in the evening, the store of one of
the brothers was closed ; and the two sat
discussing the matter alone; the door be
ing ajar.
siida,nly Runoff enterkd. Ile was
very warmly greeted. One of the broth
ers advanced to him, and said : "Doctor,
I am so glad to see yen; where is your
wife ?" Ile answered promptly, "Between
the lakes." -How %cry strangely you
manage," said the brother. "Why," he
added,•"the people here have been talk
ing abnut your murdering your rife."
Rulloff laughed, merely answer
,"flave they ?" Then the brother
invited him up stairs to u sleeping room.
But little was mentioned further about
the report of the murder. Rullotf said
he and Harriet had been haying a tine
time between the lakes; that they hail
made many pleasant acquaintances, etc.
In the morning Rudloff went to his wife's
father's, in Dryden, eight miles front
Ithaca. Mr. anti Mrs. Schutt had heard
nothing of the slight suspicious that had
been aroused in Ithaca. They received
him kindly, and inquired concerning his
here be placed his family furth
er ;he said his rife and child were in
Madison, Lake county, Ohio. The obj-et
was to prevent easy inquiry. lie went
oil to say he had engaged a school in that
place, spoke of the beauty of the
scenery; how we)/ his wife was pleased
with the prospect there;.,und that he had
come back after his furniture, house-hold
goods, etc. Ile said also that his with
wished his sister would conic out with
him. Mrs. Schutt, howeyer, in the course
of earnest conversation became fully con-
T i ee d and at ogee said that Itulloff had
committed murder. WI wom4u's intui
tien was the fip3t to fathom the mystery.
She espressed to her son Henry her
then The son then demanded of
Ittilloa that he should shoir bu heYotid
dmiht where his sister WU& Bulled'
beanie olvisise wept immediately to the
barn, and took up a horse to go to Ithaca.
A sister, who was at bottle, tank this oc-
casion to visit Ithaca, and Henry decided , ken into custody. In the presence of of- / I miser. What has Been written had the
to follow with another horse. I Beers, Mr. Schutt informed Runoff, that purpose of setting before the Wilk, in wTUE WEB TIIAT HULLOFN Wov
E—ms sae- on condition of receiving satisfactory in- proper light, the truth concerning Roil-
OND FLIGHT—THE CHAS& formation of Mrs. Runoff, proceedings 1 offs cennection with the Emily of his
would be stopped. He gave no informs -' murdered wife, as they, have We truth s
On Henry's arrival at Ithaca, he called '
on one of hia brothers, and bursting into tion; but conse el to return to Ithaca . The record may be cum leted in a few
tears, said "that wretch has murdered onel. WithSchutt, nte as &table to remain- I words, theauthority p of thew Et
Mr.. . l pre •
~ ;
sister." Rulloffdmve to William Schntt's nig in trims is C evehmet. - ; that ofother persons.
house, with the sister; and Rulloff had RI;LOFF AND THE DETECTIVE. ADDITIONAL ENpUBLISIIED FACTS.
been Weep but a short time, when some Mr. Schutt and Rulloff set out for Though „
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six or seven of the first men in Itheca home on a steamer, whose captain, a whet en is d tit'ic'n".7 disposition !
the PP.
yet insposimon of bad,
called on him, and said to him that his rough man, with a great heart, had cord- • , " "
wife Mid very mysteriously disappeared ; idly promised to assist Mr. Schutt, in fimily of the Schwas acertaits of the murdered woman and child, the
tined rs positive
. Runoff
from. her. home, and asked him to make 1 gnardiug the prisoner. The officer who
some explanation of the matter. He de- led Runoff oil' to the boat, accompanied lv, as for themselves, that M ii•a e
s nut alive. The chest which went to
dined to say much about it, suggesting , him to the deck, as he said to have u lit- !t he
e ,
that it was none of their business. They I tie talk with him alone. They had re. ' the inlet" contained the body of Mrs
Willa': it was wrapped with untempered
then said to him plainly, that unless he' mained fur sonic time, when, Mr. Schutt
it nuncoiled,waspassed
which. as
convinced them fully of whereabouts grew somewhat weary, and joined them.
through a ring of u heavy iron mortar,
of his wife, they would detain him. He He found that WIWI had so worked up
(weighing 25 pounds) which Runoff pos
turned to on of the Schutt's, and asked, on the credulity and sympathy of the of- (neighing
The wrapping was such that the
"What shall I do ?" He *as in reply I fleer, who fur his experience and ability,
1 bones were covered by the wire, in such
told he had better write a letter to his I was named after "Ohl Hayes," t hat
homer, we understand, that none of the
wife, and give his promise to remain 1, officer, as he confessed afterward, was ' i
il larleer , ones would be likely to become
there until an answer from her could be ! about to permit him to escape. This was „ele, osse i i n years , if e ve r . 'N o consum,
obtained. This he promised faithfully to a remarkable instance of Rulloff's power. •
mate tact of the murderer was thus pros.-
do. The gentlemen then retired. Runoff ; Tile officer admitted with exhibition of
ed. lied his management otherwise, and
began writing the letter. lie did not I much chagrin, on the occasion of a snit ed.
them been as e&ctive, he must 'ley
suit himself at first, and tore up several, sequent visit by Mr. Schutt to Cleveland,
, er have reached the threshold of the gal
drafts of rejected letters. 'nine was thus I that he was thoroughly and completely ; lows, Cl'"
was, in like
wasted, and night came. Then he gave deceived for the first time in his life and
taehed to flatiroes. Together they
to E. Schutt u letter, which he was to he described minutely the manner in
sunk in Cayuga hike, whence subsequent
mail, and to show it beforehand to the which Rullulf set about deceiving him,' , dredeilie
as a holly
eitave ,, : __
,_ riiin
gentleman aho had called at the house.'t Oe going on the upp!e• deck Runoff ire- thein i! 8 "wg to n
The letter was addressed, in care of a Mr.l mediatelesped his hand, and said : ' w , „ ,
1 ~
is , i elace information upon this point
Depuy, to his wife in Madisun county, "My friend, it all right; my wife and
Ohio. It was a pleasant and affectionate I child are living. You see I um a Pour from still another source, partly corrob
note. Mr. Schutt went immediately to i devil. Look at me! My wife's family , from the •" fribune," but it is more ful/.
the postoffice, showed the letter, accord- are wealthy and proud, and despise me
It conies through Mr. E. C. Leonard, of
Mg to arrangement, and it gave entire ! only because lam pour. My wife lave;, this city, and Mr. Eminent Evans; of Owe
satisfaction. They were inclined to dis- me, and I her, and we have concluded to I
from Mr. Beers, of Ithaca (none of
miss their suspicions. The letter was leave her family. and go where they will
whom now object, we believe, to- the use
mailed. Not long afterward, the sister know nothing of us." MIA' showed in
of their
mimes. ,
j Mr. Beers was associate
came hurriedly to the postoffice to say to ; tense emotion ; and the officer was so ire-' counsel of Mr. Cushing, who undertook
her brother that Runoff had left the I pressed with the feeling that he was lion
the diense of Rulloff on his first trial for
house, and ran down the street. This, of ; est and truthful, d
an- an injured Man ' , abduction; Beers refused to engage its
produced no
eoUrse, little excitement. It' that Mr. Schutt had some difficulty in ; the ease
with sin Cushing, in
was regarded as proof of Runoffs guilt. ! convincing him otherwise, as the officer ,
of facts that had come to his knowledge.
A warrant was issued for his arrest ; and I acknowledged. When the admission were ,
Ile killing of Mrs. Rulluff, was not, it is
t sery many started in pursuit. lie had I made, the officer expressed his opinion of,
}one in the direction of Auburn. In a I Runoff iu these words; " I could carve stated, by stran ulation, as has been 're
ported, but Rulloff knocked her senseless,
short time a gentleman arrived from that , h m
him into mince eat ;he is the basest •
direction, with a horse and wagon, and ' wretch that lives." and then it appears raised a board in th
' flour, opened a veins, and . bled her
made the singular statement, that on his ! RELLOFF !IMPOSES To IntoWN lIIII 4 ELF.'
I death. In opposition to this statement,
"'"). he had. scan a / 1 " 11 who seemed to Leaving Cleveland with the prisetwr. a, we may say, that the caller of the house
be comiteg rapidly touurd lien, but as he strong room was procured and Runoff ! extends under by far the greatest part of
approached he saw the 111411 was going
I was haled in it. After the boat had I it, and close measurement would be nee**,
toward Ithata. Paseing h»n, and stopi -
, I passed out into the lake, some ten or . sate to prevent letting the blood into the
ing to water his horse, here time enough .
1 twelve miles—it was nut to land until ar- eviler. But lielloff may be suppoeed
was spent for the man to conic up. he yet • r i e „,i „t B u tf a h,-31 r . s c h u tt visited Rid- equal to the work. The account we last
saw no inure of him. The fact was cum- 1 tuffs room : li'allotf asked if he could not quote, goes on to say. that the cries of the
inunicated to the brother, E. Schutt, Iv" °O With Mr. Schmitt to the upper deck and child caused Rulloff to "repent," and
comprehended at once that Runoff hail i,„, i , „ talk. Mr. Schutt assented; and, that-he shed tears." This, of course, is
practiced the rose of tnrim , back while ' ;mi di !) , Rulluff ah ea d of him, the two , Ration story, or one of them, and should
he aas endeavoring to make his escape, • walketrup. They seated themselves beside be so acceptea. It is added, that he saw
and thus without detection hoping to '
, the pilot house ; and (-wend into a free no way of concealment of the murder,
reach the first train that passed westward conversation, in which Mr. Schutt, in ' except by killing the babe, and that he
from Auburn. The steamboat mulling] earnest words put the facts before him : did this by strangulation, and bleeding also.
down the Cayuga lake did not arrive at ':You came into our fancily in poverty The acceunt ends by the statement that
Auburn iu season for this train, and Mr. I
and distressed ; you were kindly. very he rowed oat. upon Cayuga Lake, and
Schutt thought at this time, and said' ki th /J e ..
received : and your conduct has sunk the bodies as already described.
that in all probability }all oir a wife was ,--
en suet, as au mortal emu account for, Those who choose to do so, may believe
at Madison, as he had :stated, and that he I I not even youreelf. I was the last one to that Runoff tails surprised, in his bloody
would endeavor to reach there, letting the believe you guilty of murder. lam new work, by the cries of his child.
officers follow him, with the warrant of i entirely
1 *ensiled that you are guilty. It is well .known that Runoff was its
arrest, at their convenience. Desirine, I
„b 1 What can you say f o r yhurself?'"fhis the habit of intiniring about the depth of
however, to see that this was ante, At r . is the merest outline of - the conversation, Cayuga lake, and in sailing on it in a
Schu tt decided to Like a horse and wag - 1 in which the entire history of Runoffs small boat.
on, accompanied by a driver, go across I connection with the family was broupdit
the country to Oeueva A SCR.% P.
, not doubting he out. Runoff had no answer, except treat should find Rulluff ea the train. His he proposed to jump o‘erhuard. Mr. We close this painful history, with the
theory proved correct. On the arrival of Schutt replied that was perhaps the best single explanation that our ilesignatioo
the train he looked through it, but did I
, way to conclude the matter. lle added of Itulleff's first great crime, elsewhere
not see ltulloff; yet he went on by the ' that he thought Rulluff too great a cow- in this paper. is to - be taken literally, and
same train and sent the driver back. At lard to do this; which proved to be the net as excluding the probablity of previous
the next station, Runoff got off to take a i ract. "Now, sir," said Mr. Schutt, i misdeeds. It is known—and has been
drink of water, " he said ; amid coming want you to go down to your room im- stated, often with incorrect detail—that
back to get on the train, the two were in ' mediatelv. ikon may hope to get away . Ittill,:ff was punished in St. Johns by two
full sight of each other. This was a mu- years imprisonment, for stealing from his
l but you - need give yourself no such com
ment of excitement. and doubt. Mr.impleyer, before coming to New York.
!fart'' He marched ahead of Mr. Schutt,
Schutt questioned whether he should get • a This was ascertained by a clergyman who
ian wasu e einlucked
e• • in his mum.
off, and endeaver to arrest Rulloff, but he - . went to St. John. Hence Rulloff enter
thought thumrlit it better to remain, and if Rulloff I ME CAPTAIN OF , THE sTEAM En : ed npon his career of crime, so far as now
TO HANO tutu. did nut get on, he could leave the train at I known, probable before he was twenty
any plaice. Now on making a search oft The captain of the boat olio had over- rears of age. Ile is now, according ty,
the train Runoff was famed among the heard the entire conversation followed to his own account, tifte-ooe.
German emigrants. He seemed much the door of this room. strikintr his fist
annoyed ut being discovered. Mr. Schutt I upon the door, and said in a fond angry
said to him ; " flow strangely you have I voice- " That el—el wretch has murdered
conducted ;" and demanded why he did your sister. My friend, if it was my ease
so. He replied that they acted so like I would hang him to the yard arm till I.
fouls at Ithaca, that he would make them '
, is dead." The captain coucluded
. with
lls were heard in al
all the trouble he could, by going where some oaths. The wort
) • the x ite
his wife was, and let them come on to see I most every part of the Tat . ~ i t . e c r
how he had fooled them. He then said I meat grew raVidlY . ; amid . it. is. almost 'e -
fain that if Mr. Schutt load gore per
he would go directly to where slue was in j
- • • . 111 the 'brother. On arrival I mission,
compenj xi 1 that Runoff smithd hove been
at Buffalo, the two remained during the'. hanged at the yard arm.
night at the hotel. Mr. Schutt called ford ARRIVAL AT HOME.
a room with two beds. Rulluff {vas so 1 At Buffalo, the captain and his men
lame from his walk to Auburn that, be 1 gearded Raffia while Mr. Schutt obtain
could scarcely get up stairs, and entering I ed a warrant from the police authorities,
the room he took of his stockings and I the court being in session, he was eonsti
showed his feet. They were blistered and tutted an officer, and formally took 10114
Ile said he had run the
very sure. into custody, where as he had held hips
whole distance from Ithaca to Auburn so far without authority, au officer was
(not far from forty-five miles) in the also assigned to amid. Runoff was put
night. Earls' in the morning there was a on the train ; and the officer took from
boat going up the lake, that would land I hi s pock e t a pair of handetiffs which had
at Ashtabula on the way to Madison. The been given to Mr. Schutt, to put upon
two walked to to the boat and went on Hullers hands. Runoff objected; he
board; there was an immense crowd ; and made an abject and piteous appeal to Mr.
Mr. Schutt worked his way through it, seheu; but received reply, that decep-
Runoff following, there he escaped. When Li o ns enough had been practiced ; that
this fact was observed. there was no time lie blest go to Ithaca, without further
to search in the crowd, or to get off; the 1 chance of escape. The irons were put
wheels were already moving. Runoff upon hiM. The passengers who cane on
was not on board. Mr. Schutt was now the boat were in thin can, and 'assisted in
satisfied that Rulloff was guilty. lie guarding the prisoner. The train arrived
started tipou Rnilotra movements, and at Cayuga bridge in the morning before
made up his mind, that Rudloff being a davlig,ht i and upon Rulluff s complaiut
German, 'and peak ing the German that the irous galled his hands, Mr.
language, would come of with the emi - Schutt acceded to his request to remove i
ascertained that a boat with them. Runoff then proposed to walk at
emigrants on board would be duce at Ithaca with 3,tr. Schutt to prison but
Cleveland on Sundey morning, and that this was i l ut etesorded. As the omnibus
he could go to Madison, make full inquiry, j in which Mr. Schutt and Runoff were
and then take stage and arrive at Cleve- I seatetL'approached the Clinton House in I
land ile& of the emigrant boat, the Ithaca, the streets Were Instantly crowded i
Wisconsin. At Madison, nobody had with people,
beard of Mrs. Runoff, and there was no
such person as the man in whose care
ItnllArs letter had been directed. Mr.
Schutt had not expected any other result,
but mule the visit for satisfaction to him
self and his friend& He rode all night,
and reached Cleveland ; the Sheriff pro
cured a warrant of arrest against Rulloff;
an officer was assigned to assist Mr.
Schutt at the boat landing. Position was
takeu on high ground where the passen
gers could be watched, bqt Rulluff was
not seen.
lint at 4 dining saloon near by, behind
4 great dry goods boa, Runoff was discov.
ered by Schutt, and pointed out to the
offlet-r.iloff denied his name; Mr.
direetcd arrct, and he was ta.
The esitement in Ithaca was intense.
What might have oneormi if it liati been
permitted to grow, or a word of encour
agement had been given, is a matter of
speculation. Thillotr was taken in charge
by Lite officers and removed to jail.
We cannot extend this narative minute
ly; it would be a record of public e;cite
meat lied es:operation, quite quid to that
through which our people have passed,
but without the assuring result reached
here, since the MA tfinl was for • abduP
tiou, and brought Atily a penalty of ten
years imprisonment; and the - sekniatrial
wholly failed of its object. Nor need we
follow the succeszile steps of Itullutri
When inen bepn to build warm bons:.
es instead of living in tents and cams,.
had no way or shnt ting out the cold and
keeping in the daylight. They left open,
places in the walls, instead ofputting in
• glass windows; or if the weather typs Ma
bitterly cold, they closed them up, and
either sat in the dark, or burned tallow,.
dips and rushes all day song.
Very few people in the world knew how
to make glass those days,. and no one
had ever thought - of usiag it for windows,
You have all heard if -: g yp,—tha t
country in Africa, which lies by the side
of the fled Sea, and has so many, pyre-.
raids and towers and ruined cities a the
desert, that men and women go them
from ail parts of the earth to see those
wonders. The Egyptians, to-day, aru pot
' very wise; but there was a time alma
they knew more than other nations. la
those days they found out how to make
gloss ; and that wits four thousand y's4rg
But FgYI4 is uk Yer.)" 11Cit Poindry, rani
the houses have to he made go tilt gm
air min git through as much l 3 it iiktai 8 4
no one ever dreameil of medimi tight,
windows. But irhgt loeel j;kiss cups the
Egsptiiins used to mule !"Ilicy out theig
out of blocks of solid glass, and gave
them !aright colors, find gjlt them beau
Afterwaill the pcorile pf flame, in Italy,
learned to make glass cups and vases, and
when they had fought and conquentd
France, they taught the . art tt.l Rhu
Six [motive(' and seventy-four years af-.
ter Christ was born, some Frenelinset4
weut over to Eligland, la help the Christ-.
iaos there build a grAnti church, and
anxious to show what wonders they eoultt
do, they matte coloreil glass and set it up
at the open places iq the walls, Where the
sun could shine through it attcl shall/ haw
beautiful it was.
That set the English to thinking, and
riph men begun to put glass windows in
choir houses, partly for benntlty and partly
to lieep put the cold and yet let in the dui
light, ilnt the glass was very postly, and
the hingii, who did not want even rich
Men to hare too Many nice things, madu
them pay a certain sum of money every
year for each pane of glass they had ; so
it was hundreds of years before the poorer
families could have the benefit of the
smallest window of it. What would my
olir ric§i4Vilt it;4l
Glurs-lfluk cru.