Oakland Tribune, November 21, 1898

Oakland Tribune

November 21, 1898

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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - November 21, 1898, Oakland, California Peace gltions Broken off by the of the Spanish Commission. America'Offers Spain Twenty Million for the Philippines and Declares for the Open Boor Policy. PARIS, Nov. President of the Paris peace commission, Senor Montero de Rios, has refused to continue the negotiations Career of .Bend is a Close. Was Business Manager of the Anaconda e-ns tendered to Spain It is further declared that it Philippine islands as an "open door" to the world's. commerce. TERM'S OF OUK PROPOSAL. met in joint session at 2 o'clock this morning, rchipelago, and for a treaty cessions of the islands, the Ameri- is the purpose of the United States to maintain the. Mr_ -Bond oame to thfe city, his former home, where he was.the griest of W. E. William E. -Bond, .one of the most popular newspapermen on the coast, at 5 o'clock this morning, after .an illness extending vove'r a period two -months. The .direct cause of death was the outcome.of nervous .prostra- tion, brought .about 'by. overwork an'd too close application.to business. 'Mr. Bond was the 'business manager of the "Anacondla Standard." His suc- cess, was marked, 'but. the constant strain, on his nervous energies soon de- veloped into- nervous prostration. Bight weeks ago, in. the -hpije of .recuperating, OF FOUL Autopsy Shows the! Father Jailed on Sus- Girl Did Not picion of Being Suicide. I Murderer. Sensational Developments in the Remarkable Case of a Girl Who Was Brutally Beaten by Her Make an Important Discovery. On the terms named the freedom of the CaroMne days' propositions and all other subje :ts in issue here. ADDITIONAL CONCESSIONS DESIRED. It. is also declared thas the United States desires to form a treaty on the religious linn Islands for an American naval station, the revival of certain Spanish-American treaties as heretofore in forre. PROTOCOL, WILL NOT BE ARBITRATED. The Americans also refuse to arbitrate article 3 of the peace protocol bsarim control of the Philippine islands. The meeting- was then adjourned until Wednesday. PARIS PAPER SATS WE ARE today, reviewing at -length the peace negotiations, says: American rapacity has not left them an inch of -terrl- The rtcatri of Lillian Brandos, who Dargie at the in East was found hanging to a post of her bed at her home 2234 Telegraph ave- United States proposes mutual relinquishmenVof all for indemnity, national or Oakland. to be 'beneficial, the patient's nervous' was not due to suicide. It was occas- system was so -upset -that-, he was soon by bruises on the head which ence was morning. When -tlio final summons came, the on the future disposition and I ROBBERS, j FAHIS, Nov. How miserable is the fate of oar Spa-nlsh neighbors. ince tho time-of C.olumbus or in.Oceanica since.-Magellan-. But that is Their h, root, dsprganized; and> no cue.- tory they have possessed in AT.rrica the worst of their misfortune parliamentary parties, which, sume the responsibility of power. THREATENS SPAIN.'' "The present Ministry remains because no one wishes to replace it, it which threaten the country." Touching upon the fate of the Spinish soldiers who are now re-.arnmgr to a "If they employ their leisure in conspiring, no one can reasonably be astonished. Is almost powerless before ills life of Idleness, the SolUl says: confined to-his bed and-'despite the fact been inflicted by some heavy in- that everything known to medical sci- gtrument. The fact was developed by done, death resulted this autopsy which was held yesterday by Drs. Buteau and Shannon this city and Payne, Eastman, Rowell, arid Hoasland, and Whitworth of Ber- keley. All of these doctors agreed in this determination and went farther by stating that the hanging had taken place after death or just about the time life was extinct, because there was no evidence of strangulation. The news of the alleged suicide of the girl "shocked. Berkeley, but now the town- is iil a excitement be- cause'. "father and step mother of the girl are; suspected- -of hairing-been cause the., girl's. death.. The father, W. A. Brandes Is In. the County Jail and the stepmother is death bed was surrounded by the- wife, mot-her ar.a other relatives of tho de- ceased. A's well a.s these, -two Ifcttle child- ren, a boy and a sirl, live to mourn tha untimely demise oif't'heir father. During .U-.e last illness, Dr. D. p. .Qrow- ley, assisted by H. W-oolsey, were constantly In attendance, while Dr. Buck- ley of-San Francisco .was a consultlnu i No remedy was loft untried in prolonging life, but to no Thfc IT ayaiiyvJinr "the 'patten .Bad- lieen utiderm.i-.icd. thrfftteh.-years ot faltn- ful work in his. chosen profession; -Fe-w Indeed are. the careers so ful the one which lias just closed. Bond was' atrto-ken flown at a time wlien was .most prosperous, and when, the future 'looked the brightest. His success of giving the island up, and the Cortes will un- in the Ims'lness world is an example ot Mr. i her home carefully watched by the po- lice. Both are awaiting the I over the remains which will be held tomorrow evening. District Attorney Snook has taken a The Petit Bleu says: "Spain is booming resigned! at the of giving the island up, ana: tne ,..i. what fa.ltnfulness and honesty derstand and approve of the Inevitable sacrifice." j can do for a young man. His word was The Figa-o declares that Spain will give in "because she Is powerless. bond, -and this all with whom he ALGER IS SKEPTICAL. DA BUTEAU BELIEVES IT IS dealings knew a.nd appreciated. Every- WASHINGTON, Nov '1-The State Department has not yet'been advised, of the reported refusal of the wnCTe h.'went he. made friends throusrh IN U V -J-. -Llll- J.T... _1 c 1 t-1 n Tl disposition. Today Secretary Alger expressed disbelief in the accuracy his one ot he commission It is said at tentative, and final acceptance This does not necessarily wipe out what has ticle must stand, for it is in no respect Philippines. For instance. Spain the alleges, the girt dead and hanging to the bed. does not stand as well his neighbors as his friends Brandes and -wife, -who washed the body like to -have him. It is also presumably to try and remove-the discol- a p-gt wero Brarujeg Ic'ad-lng journals of the coun-try made was satisfied wlOh the; amons he was dolns so wall. 'His early training In the business was on the "Oak- land Tribune." His talent and ability ways had a pleasant soon placed Mm at the head of the busl-jents. These facts aroused the_ suspi- nesa department as.itauslness manager. In: cion of the neighbors. These suspl- t-his capacity he was remarkably success--, cions were communicated to the mar- has instructions to the American commissioners to bring the negotiations in'. Paris to B. sharp issue one way -the lop notoh. He I the most suecessCul In 'his line on or AM exp..egs the aetormlnatlon of the Spaniards, under their instructions, the American Coast. Many nattering offers from oners will promptly pack up and leave Paris for the United States at once. Journals- of NEGOTIATION'S A WASTE OF TIMT3. the Stato Dcpartmant that nearly all of their work in such case will go for nothing. The" proceedings before the comm-sion were so conducted that na one p3int was to be regarded as unless a complete treaty should be made. In other words, the agreement on each point as it was -passed ON was conditioned upon a complete agreement on all points. Lllla PROTOCOL, NOT AFFECTED. Mr. B.ond accepted .tho.posi-' shall of the town and to the Coroner, been accomplished undc-r 'the terms -of the protocol. Each ar- Uon ot the "-Armcon-. It was more than _tlie follow at Paris, -a; Tt-cd positively to relinquish her sovereignty o' those islands and to cede to tne United -States- one of the Islands of the Ladrones for a naval station Those agreements are beyond- recall, and all that was left to be 'settled at Paris related to the Philippines. That ,s the ultimate position of the United States Government, announced at the State Department. CHANCES OF PEACE OR WAR. As to what iv-lA follow-peace or war-thc ofHcials are not clear, and earnest consideration will 'be given to this subject before any deel-slon is announced. It is believed that the Spanish force, in Cuba t-on of the island, now in progress. It is not thought prtfbable that they attack the United, State The not attack so long as the Spaniards continue to carry out the terms of the protocol. There is no prob vhich now completely in our possession. Guam, one of the Ladrones, can "be eas- having surrendered. This leaves about the only questions, to great deal of Interest in the matter and will see that every suspicious circum- stance of the case will be inquired In- The story told by Brandes and his wife of the death of Lillian was in sub- stance that they heard some noise down stairs, early Saturday morning after Brandes has returned home after _____ __.......__ having been at work as watchman all. .alter is known -to have frcq.uent- night. The noise made Was like that j iy punished her in a most severe manner, of knocking- at ono Dr. S. H. Buteau, who was In charge of the autopsy on ttoe remains ot -f -f Lillian Brandes, said: "Tlie body of the girl was covered with from htfaM to foot. Thero 4- 4- was a. circular bruise around the neck where the rope 'had been.pulled -f The lanes were In a normal condition with the -exception of evidence of plcu- 4- -risy from which she had' hut whidh had left traces of the attack, 4- 4- The smaller bronchial Ul-bes were not affect-ad as they are by hansine, and 4- 4- the air calls of t-he lungs did not contain the frothy mucous that is usually 4, found in them In cases of hangtas. There was also an absence ot bulging -f -f the engorged and blue lips and the bruising ot muscles peculiar to 4- hanging-. 4- "I. think t-he Birl about deaa when they strunif her up. On exam--f -finine the head we found two wounds which extended through the skin. These were not visiWe outside because o-f the dense growth of her hair. Tliese 4-.wounds were sufflclent to produce unoojisdounness and might hs.vo pro- suppose Jlicre on the body. Tlie skin won -f Maek ana-brne'in sotne plaies.a. couple ot inches in. diameter. On the face -f there were s-eren-or elgrht, .several were the eyes. Tho shins and 4- lega were disoolered, and t-he flesh was off the knuckles. All the 4- bruises were not ot the same Some of them were from ten days to. 4- two weeks old. 4- "Wo did not the wounds on the head until we bad removed tho 4- 4- skull cap down to the forehead. Then we saw thti.t the bone was injures! and 4- 4- ihe skin was so bruised that it sloughed oK at the rHglitest touch." 4- 4- "The bone was injured more than the skin. A prize fighter could 4- 4- not deliver a blow which would cause such an Injury. The Injuries on the 4- head were sufficient to cause death, and to them I attribute, the causa ot 4- blows could not have been inflicted with a rubber hose, which It Is 4. "Those 4- sal a was used In -wltilppinB her. .It coultt not 4- there was o. brass nozzle at the end of It." have VJonc the work unless was one of -trouble and pain. Bhs had aroused the enmity of tier ste-pmother, e as e a iy punished her n a mos severe man, the doors. Bran-! despite the fact that tlhe girl -was fragile and delicate. After Deputy Coroner Etrelghtltt had viewed the remains, "he gave orders that the too'dy of the sirl should not be touched. -This order was disregarded by that the daughter has not al-i orations .wlil-ch were painfully visible-In ,ad a pleasant life with her par- many places. The epots. -however would Uon OT UUbJ mi. da where he made a record-to girl had not died by her own hands. and Coroner Baldwin instructed that hold an be proud of. His could not be submitted to. their con- echo of a Spanish and he like the Spaniards, find'this erro'r when Aguinaldo's agent was. then asked ins, .according to the tribal of his The story of the alleged suicide, as told her the money. by them. WrlEhi save The girl was crying' by Brandes and his wife does not agree her father ajifl stepmother, she--would be in many particular. It coincides, how-j severely ever, on -the point that -fhe husband and father went down statrs on hKirtng a cer- tain kind of knocking-, only to find his dead and strangled on the bed- post.- The story, however, does not ex- plain what the girl was doing: or could the -ti-mo as i-f she bad already 'been beat- en in a severe mnnner, are private property and not subject to confiscation. FOORin __...... nave been dolns when hanging by the crown lauds, valued. It is said, at neolc to made a sound resembling 000. It is- c-lalmed tbajt the crown lands thait of itnodting at the door. Neither are therefore j Iloes lt Bhow that Brandes went to either front m- rear door to ascertain whether not. -tine noise had _been made- by an early caller. Instead' of going- to the doors he went to the girl's room, and as Lillian -was deald and must have been dead at ttie'titne' the alleged "noise was heard, It i-s manifest that it was not she who had dtone the knocking, and therefore there was no reason why tha father should BO to her room. Another suspicious feature is. the fact that the aprons by means of which the ot.the girl was suspended to the bed-post had been fashioned into a rope with what is known as a slip knot. Tals was a difficult thing to rreak.e, and yet It Was made with somewhat 'of the skill of a person experienced certainly displayed mo-re skill" -and in- girl had stolen. of nionoy which .hey' had hdftden in a-1 certain part of tho had majority''of-152 votes.- .-defea-te-d .by- a. -He" added -Uhatr there- riojfrau'd sliowri, but" 'that- -the opened" returns' count- it is too late." He said further; Jwhat form-of g-oveniment the-.Failpin-. was -the -.polTs. Associated i'rr.ss Dispatches by The Tribune's Special Leased Wire. toov. fire which broke the pork -pa-citing es- tablishment of John P. Squire -at East to-day, resulted- in ser- ious injury-to eleven men. ;four of whom will'-die''.'The property loss is-estimated watchman of'.the factory was not-seen during the progress ..-of the it-is feared he has lost his life in the'flames. genuity, tlran mitfht.be looked.-lor in a. person scarcely. 16 years o-f .acre, and at tfte a sickly: with a mind the f acuities, of..which ,Trere more orless Then St was known that-the girl's life The mother and rather but may of his own daughter occupies a cell by himself in the upper story of the County Jail. He is thirty-eight years of ag-e, of regular features, dark eyes, a thin moustache very black as to color and a swarthy countenance. He was ctillfd on by a Tribune porter this morning and a (state- ment regarding the case In which he figures so prominently. "I am a private he said. "I had been up Friday night at my business. I got home at 6 o'clock and went to bed. I spoke to my wife who was In bed. She was asleep and did. not hear me. I started to go asleep when I knocking down stairs, as If some one was knocking trying to get In. My wife was partly aroused when, I wont to bed, and I wao just dozjnp off when the noise was heard. .My wife went down to se what caused tha (Continued 2.) -------------4-------------- _ t .that the Don't Miss It! Charming Cottage on: Twenty- first street, near Telegraph. Ave. Modern and in excellent condi- tion. Six rooms and bath. High basement; lot 30x100. Cost to Build. DR. C. H. WALKER. Announces that ho has resumed the jce of dentistry at rooms 207 and 203, Central Bank building-, Oakland. Teln- phone white 974. Office hours: 10 to 12 M. and 1 to 4 P. M. WM. J. DINQEE 901 BROADWAY Ceil. tlOHTH ST., OAM.ANB CDRRECTirA FITTED OAKLAND. Oaniei, Far-Sightedness Near-Sightedness Astigmatism When yo tqaint you do BO to abut out too much Hru Ironi eutcrint Ibe or 'o eoni centnle thtvutlou upon norne panleultr ob- ject. Wohe In tor to lae- mldreil ;