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position olllue. of light tho Sycamore shrubbery ttnd There Fox had in the' for Q. rusticating from Dilley with in this CONFESSED ON THE STAND, HOLLAND, ONE OF THE BERNARD MU«DBBER8 OOSVIOTED. Ho la Otreu the Deatb Peualty-Bakcr's Oonfeselon--Ho Admitn Partiolpatiiig ' in tho Awful Grime. default on of Ho has homo was Mr. don Cuuwuu. Tox., July 18.--Yesterday, tho seventh day uontmined in tho trial of tho Bernard niuirdorura.Uiuond was touched. Tlio jury, aftor being out about twenty minutes, returned returned a verdict of guilty of murder in the first degree in Frank Holland'.) ciwo and ailixcd tho death penally. Tho priionor did not seem much affected. On his' way from the courthouse to tho jail ho romnrked, ap* parcntly in ti spirit of bravado: "At any they cnn'tout mo." Ho requested Deputy Sheriff Meuhaui to ehoot liim niter thoir arrival at tho jail. Holland when put on the ntand made n full fessioni Baying thut he himself shot the two Craveys hnd old man Smith, nnd that Bilker was guilty only aw uu accessory. I claimed that ho nnd tho throo dead men engaged in a quarrel, and when-one of them tomptcd to draw a knife ho shot thorn all In quick Succession, but that all of them attempting to draw weapons. AVhon naked why they mutilated the bodies ho Bdid that Baker cut off tho bond of Jim Cravoy, and thon they decided that it would, be easier to "plant" him if out up. The- evidence adduced tends to contradict Holland's statement in part, for the 'meets bedding and bod clothe* taken from tho possession of the criminals are soaked with blood, which ai-gueB that tho men were killed as they slept. ovor the skull of Steve Cravoy was i-rushcd though with an aK. The attorneys for tho defense have an noun cod thoir intention of moving for a hearing.' Jerome linker, who while being much th younger is decidedly tho smarter of tho two since his conviction, in contradiction of hi ptutoinunt made upon the ntt.ud that when th shooting commenced at the euiitp he rnn int thu woods and did not return until inornlTif, now says that he took nn active part iu tli commission of tho inurdors. : This is tho first time that tho death penalt hao been assessed In Brnfcoria wuuty fo many years. A man calling himself Dr. Henry visilei inR

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  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 14 Jul 1892, Thu,
  3. Page 5

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