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THE DALLES, OREGON, FRIDAY, MAY 8. 1896.
A MONSTER EXECUTED
Holmes, the? FienfV Handed
HE MAINTAINED HIS INNOCENCE
Declared He Bad Merer Willfully D-
toyed Ilnmin tile lie "Was
AccomiittDied By Priests.
Philadelphia, May 7. H. H. Holmes
was banged at-Moyamensing prison this
morning. The drop fell at 10:12.
Half an hour later be wan pronounced
dead. His neck was broken by the fall.
Even on the scaffold he was probably
the coolest person in the solemn assem
blage. In a few well-chosen words he
proclaimed his innocence of any murder,
including that for which he was con
victed, and hanged. He declared that
the only wrong-doing in taking human
life for which he could be held respons
ible, consisted in the death of two
women, who died as a result of criminal
operations at his hands. He did not.
name these victims.
Holmes spent the greater part of his
last night writing Tetters. At midnight
be went to bed and slept soundly until 6
o'clock this morning. It took two calls
to awaken him. Promptly arising, he
reeeived a visit from his spiritual ad
visers, Fathers Daly and MacPeak, of
the Church of Annnnciation. They ad
ministered the last sacrament and did
not leave him until nearly 9 o'clock.
During their absence he ate a break
fast of eggs, dry toast and coffee.
At 10 :02 o'clock the sheriff called to
gether; the official jury, and after each
man bad answered to his name and sub
scribed to the certificate, the march to
the gallows was began. As the gather
ing stood in silence before the scaffold a
murmuring sound came from behind a
partition, erected immediately back of
it. It was the dolorous chant of the two
priests accompanying the doomed man
to the Bcaffold. They were uttering the
At 10:03 they mounted the fatal plat
form. A moment of prayer' elapsed.
Then Holmes stepped to the front of the
scaffold, and, resting his hands on the
rails before him, made a statement of
his innocence. It was received in abso
lute silence. Two minutes later he had
finished his valedictory, then, at a silent
signal from the priests, he bent to his
.knees, his eyes fixed on a crucifix,
clasped in bis thin bands. Until 10:12
the prayer continued. Immediately aft
erward be aroae, shook hands with the
priests and lawyers, and in a firm voice
bade them "Good bye."
Without an instant's delay his hands
were bound behind his back, and the
black cap adjusted. Sheriff Clement
placed the noose about bis neck, and
after an instant of terrible stillness , the
crack of the bolt rang out like a pistol
shot, and the murderer. had fallen to his
doom. Consciousness left him inBtantly,
said the doctors, although his heart con
tinued to feebly beat for 15 or 20 min
utes." , '
Holmes speech on the scaffold was aa
follows: "Gentlemen,' I have very few
words to bay;. in fact, J would, make, no
remarks at this time except that by .not
speaking 1 would appear to acquiesce in
my execution. I only wish to say that
the extent of my wrong-doing in taking
human life consisted in the death of two
women, they having died at my hands'
as the result of criminal operations., I
wish to state here, so there can .be no
chance of misunderstanding, that I .am
not guilty of taking the lives - of any of
the Pitezel family, the three children
and Benjamin, the father, of whose
death I was convicted, and for which . I
am to be hanged. That is all I have to
say. ; ' - ' -'"'
Brown' Keqieit Granted.
San Fkancisco, May 7. Dr. Charles
Highest of all in Leavening Power.- Latest U. S. GeVt Report
t S f i i i
O. Brown apparently contemplates per
manent withdrawal from membership
in the Congregational charch in which
he was recently a&frooked. The ; fact
that he has been invited to preVc. from
the pulpit of a Methodist church.iol
tu"?d by a request for recommendation
"to any evangelical church," presented
at the regular weekly' 'prayer meeting,
last night, bears out the assumption.
The letter was presented' to the meeting
by Deacon Morse immediately after the
preliminaries had been concluded. . The
request was granted.! '
DICKINLKI AGAIN . WINS.
Indians Delegates Instructed for the
Indianapolis, May 7. While the
band played "Paradise Alley" Sergeant-at-Arms
Mount bawled himself hoarse
ordering delegates into their seats at the
Republican state convention in Tomlin
son hall today. Five thousand enthusi
astic Republicans crowded the corridors,
gallery and floor.. Fourteen hundred
and fifteen delegates, as well as a vast
throng of spectators, were discussing
the possible efiect of General Harrison's
appearance on the platform. It was
generally conceded that McKinley would
carry the convention if no sensation was
sprung by the friends of the ex-president.
At 10 :30, State Chairman J. A. Goway
called the convention to order. Ex-Secretary
of the Navy Richard W. Thomp
son was made permanent chairman, and
was greeted with a rousing reception.
Despite his 88 years, the er-secretary
delivered a stirring speech, which dis
posed of the Democratic party to the
eatisction of the crowd.
The report of the committee on cre
dentials was submitted and accepted
without a contest.
Then came the reading of the plat
form and resolutions. ' When the chair
man reached the McKinley resolutions,
which concluded the '; platform, the
crowd broke into a wild cheer, which
was met with vigorous counter-cries of
"Harrison." For several, moments the
opposing forces howled for their favor
ites. When the climax was reached
and the phrase "directed to vote for
William McKinley" was read, the howls
broke loose again. '
After the gavel bad in a measure re
stored order the motion to adopt was put
amid a wild turmoil of conflicting cries.
The ayes were reinforced by yells from
the galleries and corridors, as were the
nays, but the indications were that the
vote was about 3 to 1 for the resolutions.
The ( latform extols Benjamin Harri
son, contrasting his administration with
that of'his successor ; demands a return
to tne republican . policy of protection
and reciprocity ; favors the obb of silver
as currency, "but to the extent only and
under such regulations that its parity
with gold can be ; maintained, . and, in
consequence, we are opposed to the free,
unlimited rand . independent coinage of
silver at the ratio of 16 to. 1." ,
Woman May.. .Vote at the ..HethodUt
' ..J -.( . Conference. V ;
Cleveland, May 7. Bishop Fosspre-.
sided at the Methodist conference today.
Dr. W. N. Kynett, chairman of the
committee ;on eligibility, .presented a
report. 'The committee agreed that the
eligibility of women to vote at this con
vention is , constitutional, and that the
general conference has power to inter
pret the constitution. The committee
recommends a modification of the con
struction, changing the qualifications of
delegates to . the general conference by'
using the words "lay -delegate," instead
of ''laymen," thereby making the .ad
mission of women 'legal; that the pro
posed amendment be referred to the an
nual conferences of the following year,
and that a two-thirds vote of the gener
al conference and a three-fourths vote of
the annual conferences be required to
enact this recommendation into a law.
The report says that inasmuch as the
question has not been judicially passed
upon, those having seats can retain them
without prejudice. Dr. Kynett said that
neither the majority nor the minority
Is Simmons Liver Regulator dbfi't
forget to take it. The Liver gets sluggish
during the Winter, just like all nature,
and the system becomes choked up by
the accumulated waste, which brings on
Mararia, Fever and Ague and Rheuma
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work, when your system will be free from
poison and the whole body invigorated.
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your system is in Al condition, and that
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Try a Liver Remedy once and note the
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package. Look for it.
J. H. Zeilin & Co Philadelphia, Pa,
surrendered ; that their views are the
same, but the report was a concession
by both parties.
Dr. Bynett said that there was a ru
mor that pressure bad been brought to
bear upon the women to retire. The
committee believed that, no pressure
should be brought to bear upon them
which would conflict with their duty tot
their constituents. By a" vote of 425 to
93 the conference adopted the report and
referred the layman question back to the
churches to be voted opon.agaln.
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Hon. A, S. Bennett, Democratic nom
inee for congress in the Second district,
will address the voters of the district at
the following places on the following
Baker City, Thursday, May 7th, at 7:30 p.m.
Heppner, Saturday, May 9th, at 1:30 p. m.
Condon, Monday, May 11th, at 1:30 p. m.
Fossil, Tuesday, May 12th, at 1:30 p. m.
Moro, Wednesday, May 13th, at 2 p. m.
Grass Valley, Thursday, May 14th, at 1 :30 p. m.
Dufur, Saturday, May 16th, at 1:30 p. m.
St. Helens, Monday, May 18th, at 7:30 p. m.
Astoria, Tuesday, May. 19th,, at 8 p. m.
Troutdale, Wednesday, May 20th, at 7:30 p. m,
Portland, Thursday. May 21st, at 8 p. m.
Albina, Saturday, May 23d, at 8 p. m.
The Dalles, Saturday, May 30th, at 8 p. m.
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Notice is hereby given that the undersigned
has I een duly appointed assignee of the estate
of R. E. Williams, an Insolvent debtor, by
proper deed of conveyance, of all the property
of said insolvent debtor, to the undersigned, in
trust for the benefic of all the creditors of said
insolvent debtor. All persons having claims
against said insolvent debtor, will present the
same properly verified to the undersigned at his
otHce, in the Cbrotucle building, on ithe easterly
side of Washington sereet, north of Second
street, in Dalle City, Wasco County, Oregon,
within three mouths from the dato of this
notice, February 4, 1896.
A. S. MACAIXISTER,
Assignee of the estate of R. E. Williams, an
insolvent debtor. ieb3-5t
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Notice is hereby given, that unler and by Tir
tue of an execution and order of sale, issued out
of the Circuit Court of the State of Oregon, for
the County of Wasco, on the 6th day of April.
1896, upon a decree riven and rendered therein
in a cause wherein C. W. Dietzel was. plaintiff
and O. M. B urland. Georee A. Liehe. und K. n.
Pease and Robert Mays, partners doing business
uuuw me unuia ui rme b mays, were Qeiena
ants, and to me directed ana commanding me
to sell the premises hereinafter mentioned to "
satisfy the judgment ol the plain tift for the sum.
of f 1,400, with interest thereon at ten percent. .
per annum from the lth;dayof May, 1895, and
the further sum of f 160 attorney's fees, and tbe
further sum ol S15 ccts, 1 will on Saturday, the
16th day of May, 1896, at the hour of 1 o'clock p.
m., sell at tbe courthouse door in Dalles City,
in Wasco County. State of Oregon, at public
auction, to the highest bidder for cash in hand,
for the purpose of satisfying said judgment and.
decree, tbe following described lauds and pre
The southwest quarter of section 18, township
2 south, range 14 east, W. M., containing 157- .
The northwest quarter of section 18, township
2 south, range 14 east, W. M., containing 160
The southwest quarter of the northeast quar
ter, the west half of the southeast nnarter
I the southeast quarter of the southeast quarter of
bwuuu xo, luwunuip ic soutn, range 14 ease, .
M., containing 160 acres.
The southeast quarter of the northwest quar
ter and the northeast quarter of the southwest
quarter, and tbe west half of the southeast qnsr- '
ter of section 7, township 2 south, range 14 east,
containing 160 acres.
' T. J. DRIVER,
aprt-1 Sheriff Wasoo County.
In the Circuit Court of the State of Oregon fox
Ralph P. Keyes, Plaintiff, ' '
, , vs. -O
D Taylor, Sarah K. Taylor; State' Of Oregon as
. trustee for the use of the Common' tfohoot
Fund of Wasco County, Oregon, John Barger.
Joseph A. Johnston, C. W. Gather and the 'ol
' umbia River Fruit Company, a corporation.
Defendants. - -n
To O. If. Taylor, Sarah K. Taylor, -State of Ore-
fon as Trustee for the use of the Common
cho 1 Fund of Wasco County, Oregon, John.
Barger, Joseph A. Johnston, C. W. Cather. de-
In the name of - the State of Oregon, Yon are
hereby required to appear and answer the com
plaint filed against you in the above entitled
suit within ten dars from the date of tbe service
of this summons upon you, if served within this
county; or if served within any other county of
this state, then within twenty days, from the
date of tbe strvice of this summons upon ypu;
or if served upon you by publication, then on or
before the first day of the next regular. term of
this Court, and if you fail so to answer, for want
then of, tbe plaintiff will take judgment againt
?ou and apply to the Court for the relief piayed
or in bis complaint.
This summons i serv. d upon yon, the said
defendent, Joseph A. Johnston, pursuant to an
order made- and entered' in the above entitled
court by the Judge of tbe above entitled court
on the 6th day of April, 196.
.HUNTINGTON & WILSON, .
" . apr8-i r " . ' Attorneys for Plaintiff.
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