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BRADY FOUND GUILTY
Convicted of Murder While
Robbing Oregon Express.
SLAYER OF SHERIFF BOGARD
The Punishment Is Fixed at Imprlson
,. meut for Life The Story of
T ' the Crime.
Marysville, Cal., Nov. 21 Bandit
Jack Brady, who shot down Sheriff Bo-
' gard while robbing the Oregon 'ex
press, has been found guilty, with
punishment fixed at imprisonment for
life. A -slight pallor was seen to
mount Brady's face when the verdiot
was announoed, but aside from that he
showed no emotion. C. Weeman, who
told Juror Ogden while the trial was
in progress! to "hurry up and hang
himV has been oited to appear for con
tempt of oourt. ; .
Brady and a companion named
Browning first introduced the bicycle
into the trainrobbing business. They
left San Franoisoo on wheels and tour-
ed through the state. One night they
held up the Oregon express near Wheat
land. ; Browning, while engaged in
robbing the passengers, was shot and
killed by Sheriff Bogard, of Tehama
county, who was a passenger on the
train. Just as Bogard fired, however,
Brady entered the car behind him and
shot him in the baok. Brady escaped,
and for months was pursued by the
offloers. He had several brushes with
the offloers, and was wounded, but al
ways got away. Finally he was sur
rounded in Yolo oounty and surrender
ed. It is almost oertain that Brady
' and Browning committed several other
trainrobberies before they tried the
Oregon express. One robbery near
Sacramento netted the bandits f 50,
000, but they were forced to hide the
money to., escape. . Tramps found the
money and made away with it. Brady
and Browning were also accused of the
murder of Cornelius Stagg at Ingle
aide roadhouse, near San Franoisoo,
-who was killed while resisting rob
bery. '"" " ' , ' .
PRAISE FOR MINISTER TERRELL
Many Missionaries Are In Debt to Him
for Their Lives.
Washington, Nov.21. Bev. George
Washburn, president of Roberts ool
' lege, Constantinople, writing under
' date of October 19, to a friend in
. Amerioa, speaks as follows of the
United States minister to Turkey, Mr.
!.;..' "Mr. Terrell has been so "bitterly at-
tacked that it seems to me that at this
: , critical moment in his mission the
world, ought to know , the faots about
1, him that we may not unintentionally
. do him injustice. .
4 "He is a brave, honest man, with a
-warm, heart and enthusiastically de-
V voted to his ' work of defending all
' American' interests in Turkey. No
Vinan ever tried harder to do his whole
duty, and the attaoks upon him have
ioften been shamefully unjust, and gen
erally when they have come from re-
, sponsible parties have ' been based
upon a partial knowledge of the oir
oumstanoes. This is especially true of
the last thirteen months. I think
many missionaries in the interior, owe
their lives to his persistent efforts with
the Turkish government " ,
V' Discussed the Panama Scandal.
Paris, Nov. 20. In the chamber of
deputies today the question of the ar
rest in London of Emil Arton, an as
sociate of the late Baron Reinach in
the Panama oanal scandals, who disap
peared in 1892,, oame up for discussion.
The -government.' deolared the arrest
was effected immediately he was discovered.-
'.The matter drifted into a
disoussion Of the general polioy of the
ffovernment. This resulted in the
adoption of a general vote of oon
fldenoe, 421 to 52.
Bliss Received for the Construction of
the State House in Olympla.
Olympia, Wash., Nov. 21. Bids for
the construction of the superstructure
of the new capitol were opened today,
but owing to the faot that preliminary
details must receive ' the attention of
the commissioner and that the atten
tion of the attorney-general must be
taken regarding certain legal questions
involved, no conclusion will be reached
till tomorrow.' The details of the bids
were as follows:
D. W. Starratt, Port Townsend,
$973,158; ' first alternative, addition
$39,400; seoond addition, $6,681; third
addition, $17,000; fourth deduction,
$89,000. , , ,
John Keenan, Spokane, $944,000;
no alternatives. : ' r .
Oskar Huber, Spokane $986,545;
first alternative, addition, ' $26,540;
seoond addition, $12,675; third addi
tion, $11,340; fourth deduction, $121,-
200; deduotion of $19,780 if Tenino
stone is used; will nse Denny Clay
Company flreproofing without extra
F. D. Houstis and A. E. Barrett,
$946,000; ' first alternative addition,
$21,600; seoond addition, $7,500; third
addition, $4,500; fourth deduction,
$69,750. . . .- -, J
The alternatives noted in the bid are
conditions in the speoifioations for var
ious kinds of material. The bid of
Robert Wakefield, of Portland, was ac
companied by bonds from nonresidents
of the state, which is against the pro
visions of the law, and, therefore, the
bid oould not be considered, and was
returned unopened. The bid of Star
ratt was unacoompanied by', bond and
is not likely to receive consideration.
John Keenan's bid being over the limit
of the appropriation, without any al
ternatives, cannot enter the competi
tion. This would seem to confine the
oontest to the bids of Huber and Heus
tis. The bid of -the latter stipulated
that if, at any time during the con
struction of the building, warrants
should fall in value below par, the
time consumed in plaoing the same at
their face value should be deducted
from the time stipulated for the . com
pletion of the work. '
The members of the commission . are
reticent as to the final disposition of
the matter. . It will be remembered
that the late legislature appropriated
$930,000, which amount was supposed
to represent the original $1,000,000,
minus $70,000 already expended in
preliminary work. . Of the new appro
priation there has been expended $36,-
161.64, leaving $893,838.36 for the
completion of the building, and it - is
now for the commission to decide if
any one of the bids or desirable alter
natives comes within the limit of the
Changes in the Texas.
Washington, Nov. ;' 21. Instead of
relying upon the regular inspection
board the navy department will proba
bly appoint a special board to examine
the battleship Texas with reference to
changes proposed to be made in the in
ternal arrangements and especially
with reference to the damage sustained
in the reoent docking. As there are
stories afloat that the ship is structur
ally weak, and this weakness is owing
to a large reduction made in the weight
of the frames from the. original plans,
in order that the ship might not exceed
her calculated displacement, the board
may be oharged to make a special ex
amination of the bottom frames and by
boring to determine their aotual thick
ness. Japanese Report on the Indiana.
Washington, Nov. 21. Commander
Miyoka, naval attaohe of the Japanese
legation here, has made a strong report
to the naval department of Japan on
the merits of the United States battle
ship Indiana. He spent a week on the
Indiana at sea and on the dock. He
sums up his conclusions in the state
ment that the Indiana is a splendid
ship, equal if not superior to any bat
tleship of her class afloat. .-- His report
is in great detail, showing all her
points of superiority., Commander
Miyoka's report, coming at ' a time
when contracts for ships are about to
be let, will doubtless be of material as
sistance to Amerioan bidders. '
Enormous Gold Vein.
Denver, Nov. 21. Majoi W. S. Pea-
body has arrived in this oity from Ar-
ohuleta oounty, . Southern Colorado,
bringing specimens of ore taken from
the largest vein ever discovered. The
vein, as desoribed by persons ho have
visited the spot, is 1,000 feet across.'
The ore averages on the surface $8,000
a ton. If the discovery sustains the
olaims of those who have been on the
ground, another goldbearing region
has been found whioh will eolipse
anything known in the world. Sena
tor Teller recently made a quiet visit
to the region and is filled with enthus
iasm on the subjeot. He says it is a
big proposition. "Briok" Allen, of
this oity, discovered the vein.
.-.'!' The Paolflo Cable.
London, Nov. 21. The secretary of
state for colonies, Joseph Chamberlain,
conferred with a colonial deputation
today regarding the proposed Pacifio
oable, and deoided - to appoint a com
mittee representing Great Britain,
Canada and Australia, to prepare de
tails and plans on the subject.
IT-RESTS WITH EUROPE
United States Will Not Inter
fere in Turkey.
REACTION WOULD BE TOO GREAT
It Would Open the Way for European
Nations to Meddle With Affairs
of American Republics.
Washington, Nov. 20. The Turkish
situation is absorbing the attention of
the state department at present, and
due notice is taken of the various reso
lutions adopted by the many religious
organizations in the United States.
Considering the terribly disturbed
conditions in Armenia, it is believed
at the state department that Minister
Terrell has been remarkably prompt in
his efforts to protect the Amerioan mis
sionaries and teachers. So far as. the
misfortunes .of the native Christians
are concerned, while they may properly
excite the sympathy of the entire Chris
tian world, the state department olaims
there is no warrant for interference on
the part of the United States, the Ar
menians being Turkish subjects, for
whose religious freedom the European
powers are responsible. Any interpo
sition by the United States would not
only be in violation of our traditions,
but might be used, it is said, as a pow
erful argument to justify European in
terference in the affairs of the Ameri
In reference to the rumors that Mr.
Terrell has tendered his resignation, it
may be stated that the department of
state is thoroughly satisfied with his
conduct in every particular; that it has
lent all possible support to him, and
that no reason is known which would
justify the assumption that he intends
to desert his post in the recent crisis.
Admiral Selfridge cabled to the navy
department today that he had put in
with his flagship San Francisco to
Naples to get maiL , He will proceed
directly to Alexandretta, where he
should arrive about Friday next, and
will then be in a position to extend aid
to the Americans and Europeans in
that seotion in the event of Jurther up
rising. . :. - .'
TOO MANY NOT EMPLOYED. :
Bricklayers Will Procure Work by Less-
. ening the Hours of Labor. -
Chicago, Nov. 20. The Chioago
brioklayers have deoided to ask for a
six-hour day when the present agree
ment whioh the organization has with
the Master Masons' Association ex
pires. This will be next spring, and
the organization has already begun ar
rangements to acoommodoate itself to
what it expeots to be the new order of
things. The question how to best
serve the interests of the entire mem
bership of the Bricklayers' Association,
which has largely increasd of recent
years, . has been canvassed irom all
sides, and the decision has been reached
that in no more fitting way can it be
done than by reducing the working day
to six hours. It is not believed by the
officers of the rank and file that a strike
will result from the efforts to reduce
the working day. There are no non
union bricklayers in Chicago, and it is
said there are few employers : who
would care to engage them if there
was. There will be no monetary loss
to builders, and it is thought the six-
hour day will move off without a hitch.
After Many Years. -
Walla Walla, Wash., Nov. 20.
Eremino Genino, an Italian, was under
a life sentence in the penitentiary here
for murder committed in Skamina
oounty fourteen years ago. The im
pression' long prevailed that Genino
was innocent, the victim of perjured
testimony. At the time of his trial he
had been in America but a short time,
and was unable to speak or understand
the English language, and was at a
disadvantage in defending himself.
Several years ago friends began en
deavoring to seoure his pardon, and at
the last session of the Knights of
Pythias grand lodge, held in Walla
Walla, May, 1895, petitions were pre
pared, circulated and signed, asking
the governor to pardon him. The par
don was received by the warden Satur
day and Genino was released on Sun
day. He had served thirteen years and
three months. .
The Shock Too Great.
Ironton, O., Nov. 20. Miss Clara
Campbell, of this oity, who some years
ago secured a $4,000 judgment against
Arbuokle, the millionaire ooffee-dealer,
in a breaoh-of-promise suit, is dying at
Dr. C. G. Gray's sanitarium, three
miles below this oity. Friday last
Miss Campbell was subjected to a deli
cate operation for a tumor, and is
dying from the shock.
This Looks Like Pittsburg;.
Pittsburg, Nov. 19. The Dispatch
tomorrow will say that Robert Lind
say, secretary of the National League
of Republican Clubs, has reoeived a
letter from General J. S. Clarkson, in
which be instruots Mr. Lindsay to en
gage a number of rooms at leading
Pittsburg hotels for the national con
vention week. The letter does not pro
vide for any alternative if the conven
tion shall not be held in Pittsburg, but
positively engages the rooms..
THE ALEXANDRETTA MASSACRE
Confirmatory Advices Have Been Be
- . ceived in Constantinople.
Constantinople, 'Nov. 19. Late ad
vices received here from lexandretta,
Northern Syria, confirm the acoounts
of a massacre of Christians in the town
in the presence of 300 Turkish soldiers
who did not render any assistance to
suppress the disorders. Armenians and
Mussulmans accuse each other of burn
ing the village and of other outrages
which have ooourred in Northern
Syria. - " . '
Reports received from numerous Ar
menian villages toward the end of Sep
tember describe numerous and well or
ganized Kurdish . raids, followed by
stealing of flocks of the , Armenians.
In some cases murdering of the men
and assaulting of the women have oo
ourred. Any complaints made to the
authorities were simply ignored. .
The sultan has prohibited the entry
into Turkey of all papers containing
accounts of Lord '. Salisbury's speech
at the lord mayor's dinner at London a
Nez Perce Reserve.
Lewiston, Idaho, Nov. 20. At noon
today over 1,500 settlers and miners,
who have long waited an opportunity
to take the broad prairies and the
promising mineral land on the Nez
Perce reservation, put up their stakes,
posted their notioes, and many began
an exodus to the nearest land office to
register their claims. There was no
rush to the interior. The' journey to
the desired locations had been made
days before, without a sign of legal
assistance, and the man who rode for
miles to see a mad rush from the
boundaries of the reserve) with the fir
ing of cannon and firearms, the shouts
and execrations of those who were
ahead and behind in the raoe for the
coveted : goals, was disappointed.
Never in recent years has the opening
of a rich reservation to settlement been
attended with less excitement than
that of the Nez Perces.
The United States made absolutely
no provision to keep white men off be
fore the. time indicated by the procla
mation, and there was unlimited oppor
tunity for those acquainted with the
land to camp On the choice traots until
the noon hour and then rush back to
enter their chosen quarter seotion. .
New York's Horseless Carriage.
Pqughkeepsie, N. Y., Nov. 20. The
horseless carriage, whioh left New
York Friday for Chicago, is quartered
here for the night. It has made slow
progress on acoount of rough roads and
steep grades. Frank McPherson, who
is in charge of the carriage, said he
found the roads much worse than he
anticipated, and is now about six hours
behind schedule time. He has exper
ienced much difficulty with horses
along the roads. The machine fright
ens the animals, and there have been
several narrow escapes from aooidents.
A man mounted on a bicycle now goes
ahead of the machine to warn drivers
of horses and to prevent runaways.
Mr. McPherson expeots to reach Chi
cago in time for the races Thanksgiv
ing day. . .
Maher-Fitzsimmons Fight. Assured.
New York, Nov. '21 A fight be
tween Peter Maher and Bob Fitzsim-
mons for the heavyweight champion
ship of the world seems assured. Dan
Stuart's offer of a $10,000 purse for a
contest between the big fellows to take
place in Jaurez, Mexioo, has been ac
cepted by John Quinn on behalf of Ma
her. Stuart said several days ago that
if Corbett .declined to fight Fitzsim-
mqns, the latter would meet Maher for
the amount in question and at the time
and place mentioned. Quinn's accept
ance is as follows: -
"Pittsburg, Nov. 21. Maher will
fight Fitzsimmons for Stuart's $10,000
purse and the championship of the
world in Mexioo at the time named by
Stuart We want the winner to take
all and the club to pay expenses. ' We
want the fight to take place, and don't
oare whether it is in Mexioo or pri
vate." The Schooner Beatrice Released.
Victoria, B. C, Nov. 20. Chief
Justice Davie today gave judgment in
the admiralty court releasing the seized
schooner Beatrice, which was seized by
the Rush for neglecting to make daily
entry in the log of all the seals taken.
The owners of the Beatrice will apply,
through the British government, for
- Foreign Merchandise In Bond.
Washington, Nov. 19. The secre
tary of the treasury has deoided that
foreign merchandise brought in Cana
dian bond and imported into this coun
try shall be valued for duty purposes
at the market value in Canada "in
bond," without the inclusion of the
Canadian duty. 1
Arthur D'Acre and Wife Dead.
London, Nov. 19'. A special from
Sydney, N. S. W., says: Arthur D'
Acre, an aotor, and his wife. Amy
Roselle, were found dead recently, the
former with his throat cut, and the
latter with a bullet in her body. It is
alleged they became despondent as a
result of the failure of their colonial
Secretary of Agriculture's An-
INCREASE IN FARM EARNINGS
Superintendent Kimball Reviews the
Work Done the Past Year by the
. Washington, Nov. 19. The report
of the secretary of agriculture begins
with the report of work of the bureau
of animal industry. -
The total number of animals in
spected at the slaughterhouses was con
siderably over 18,000,000, an increase
of more than 5,000,000 over the prev
ious year. During the year ante-mortem
inspection was also made of 6,000,
000 animals. The oost of inspection
was also reduced to 1.1 oents per ani
mal. In 1893, inspection oost 4.75
oents per animal, and in 1894 it cost
1.75 cents. Over 1,860,000 animals,
cattle and sheep, were inspected for
foreign markets, of whioh 675,000
were shipped abroad. Over 45,000,
000 pounds of pork was inspected mi
croscopically, exported, as against 85,
000,000 in 1894, and 23,000,000 pounds
in 1893. Of the amount exported last
year nearly 23,000,00p pounds went to
Germany and over 9,000,000 pounds to
France. This inspection involved the
plaoing of over 1,900,000 speoimens
under the miorosoope. The oost of eaoh
examination was less than 5 cents, or
for each pound of meat 2 mills, consid
erably over any previous year. Losses
of cattle in transit to Europe were
greater than in 1894, being respective
ly, for 1895 and 1894, 0.62 and 0.87
Over 80,000 cars, carrying over 820,
000 animals, were inspected for Texas
fever at qaurantine pens during the
quarantine seasons, nearly 9,000 car
loads of oattle being inspected also in
transit, and over 28,000 oars were
cleaned and disinfected. Besides, over
156,000 cattle from non-infeoted dis
tricts of Mexico were inspected for
shipment to Northern states.
The secretary says their importation
free of duty is advantageous to feeders
having a surplus of feed and to the
consumers, who outnumber the pro
ducers. Much space is devoted to discussing
the opportunities for Amerioan meat
products in foreign markets. Of 841,
000 tons of meat received at the Lon
don central market in 1894 71,000 tons
were American, while nearly 50,000
tons came from Australia. The Amer
ican proportioan has been maintained
during 1895. I
. He closes with a discussion of the fu
ture of farms and farming. The aver
age value of farms by the census of
1890 was $2,900. The value of imple
ments, domestio animals and sundries
will make a total farm plant of $4,000
for a family averaging six persons.
These farms fed the farmers and their
families and 40,000 urban residents,
besides supplying $500,000,000 worth
of products for foreign consumers. - In
the presenoe of these faots the secretary
. "How can anyone dare to assert that
farming is generally unremunerative
and unsatisfactory to those who intel
ligently follow it?" .
The mortgages on farm values do
not exceed 16 per cent, a less incum
brance on the capital invested than in
any other line of industry. He fortells
confidently a steady increase in the
value of farm lands as the population
of the country increases.
Report of the Llfesaving Service.
Washington, Nov. 19. Mr. Kim
ball, superintendent of the lifesaving
service, in his annual report, states
that at the olose of the last fiscal year
the establishment embraoed 251 sta
tions, 184 being on the Atlantic, 53 on
the lakes, thirteen on the Pacifio ooast,
and one at the falls of the Ohio at
Louisville. The number of disasters
to vessels vrithin the field of operations
of the service during the year was 483,
There were on board these vessels 5,402
persons, of whom 5,382 were saved,
and 20 lost. Eight hundred and three
shipwrecked persons received succor at
the stations, to whom 2,232 days' re
lief in the aggregate was afforded. The
estimated value of vessels involved was
$8,001,275, and that of their cargoes
$2,645,960, making a total value of
property imperiled $10,647,285. Of
this amount $9,165,095 was losti The
number of vessels totally lost was 78.
In addition to the foregoing there
were during the year 192 casualties to
small oraft, on board of whioh there
were 421 persons, 415 of whom were
saved, and six lost Besides the num
ber of persons saved from vessels of all
kinds, there were . 110 others rescued
who had fallen from wharves, piers,
etc , the most of "whom would have
perished without the aid of the lifesav
ing crews. The orews saved and assist
ed to save during the year 879 vessels,
valued with their cargoes -at $4,561,
665, and rendered assistance of minor
importance to 181 Vessels in distress,
besides warning from danger by the
signals of the patrolmen 249 vessels.
The investigations made into the de
tails of every shipwreck involving loss
of life, and into the conduct of the
lifesaving orews at these wrecks, show ,
that the unfortunate .people who per
ished were beyond any possible aid
from the service, and no life was lost
through laok of prompt and faithful
efforts on the part of the lifesaving
. The number of disasters within the
scope of the service exceeded that of '
any previous year by 79. This excess,
it is said, is in a measure due to the ex
tension of the servioe by the establish
ment of new stations, but principally
to the conditions of the weather which
prevailed during the year.
. The record of the year shows a
smaller proportion of loss in property
than in any previous 'year since the
general extension of the service. The
oost of the maintenance of the servioe
during the year was $1,845,824.40.
Three People Claim to Have Met and
Conversed With Him.
Chioago, Nov. 20. The Daily News
this evening publishes the following
' James McNary, a conductor on car
No. 685, of the Sixty-third street line,"
has sprung a new sensation in the
Holmes oase, by stating that Benjamin
F. Pitezel is alive, and that he reoently
talked with him on his car. McNary
olaims there oould be no mistake, for
ho worked nine months for Pitezel and
knows the peculiarities of his voice.
Aooording to MoNary, Pitezel boarded
his car a few days previous to Holmes'
trial. Pitezel's beard had grown around
the greater part of his faoe, so that he
was completely disguised. When ad
dressed, however, he admitted his
identity and asked as a friend that Mo
Nary keep silent, for he was on his
way to Philadelphia; but MoNary
called in Motorman Letterman and he,
too, olaims that he had a conversation
with Pitezel, who took a transfer to
the Cottage Grove'Oable line.
Robert Corbett, who has been fol
lowing the case for months in behalf
of the Farmers' & Merchants' National
bank, Fort Worth, claims he has also
seen Pitezel.- He said to a Daily News
reporter: . ,
I never beleived Pitezel was dead,
for the following reasons: First, when
I was searching the castle, some
months ago, this man, who resembles
the one seen by the conductor and
motorman, and who, I then thought
was Pitezel, found me in the building
looking over some papers'. He asked
me if I had seen a toolohest . I told
him there was one in the front room.
He said that one was not his; that he
had left it in the room where I was
engaged. I asked him who he was.
fie said Mrs. Pitezel sent him there for -a
toolohest, and when I asked him his
name he said, after thinking a mo
ment, 'Andrews,' and left"
San Franoisoo Close to Hell.
San Franoisoo, Nov. 20. The Rev. ,
Westwood W. Case delivered a sermon
at the Howard-street Methodist church
last night fairly burning with sugges
tion. He tuned his voice to run the
gamut of the vice and crime of San
Francisco from the horrors of the Dur
rant case to the revealed crimes of the
past week against the infant daughters
of the very poor. Hell, he said, was
only eighteen inches below - the side
walks of the city, and he was as equal
ly certain that the young woman or
eld, who rode a bioyole n the Sabbath .
was on the road to perdition. He ap-.
pealed to the women to assist in driv
ing vice from off the earth, and his
vast congregation applauded as preach
ers are seldom applauded in San Fran
oisoo. . - . . .
After the Davis Millions.
New York, Nov. 21. In the su
preme court Justice Patterson has re
versed a decision on demurrer inter
posed by defendants in an action
brought by Erwin Davis to enjoin Mrs.
Ellen S. Cornue, his neice, and other
heirs to the late Andrew J. Davis, the
Montana millionaire mineowner, from
dividing the estate without paying him
his share. The plaintiff is one of the
surviving brothers of the late million- .
aire. Defendants oontend the supreme
oourt of this state has no jurisdiction ,
air the will under whioh they set up
their claim has been admitted to pro
bate in Montana. ' .
Soldiers Killing Game.
Denver, Nov. 21. D. C. Beeman,
just returned from the White river
oountry, confirms the report of Deputy
Game Warden Clark that United States
army offloers and troops have been vio
lating the state game laws themselves,
instead of driving the Indians back to
their reservation in Utah. The slaugh
ter of deer has exceeded that of any
year since 1887. The number of killed
is estimated at from 7,000 to 10,000.
The Czar's Suggestion.
St Petersburg, Nov.; 20 The Grand
Duke Vladimir has an autograph letter
from the czar to the kaiser relating to
the situation in Eastern Europe. It
suggests in case England insists too
muoh on the' disintegration of Turkey
that the three powers who united upon
the Japanese question again join hands
against all comers.