El Paso Daily Herald. (El Paso, Tex.), Vol. 19, No. 61, Ed. 1 Saturday, March 11, 1899 Page: 1 of 8
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Third Edition TO-D-A-Y'S NEWS 4:30 p.m.
PRICE 5 CENTS. EL PASO TEXAS SATURDAY MARCH 11 1899. VOL. XIX NO 61.
The American Troops at
Manila In Good
LAWTON IN COMMAND
The Last Spanish Soldiers
Except Those Sick
Left For Home
Manila. March 11. There was
light skirmishing- near Cacoocan
and Sao Pedro today No casualties
were reported. The American troops
are in fine spirits and anxious for a for
ward movement. General Lwton has
taken hold and is preparing for an ad
vance which everybody here expects
will begin speedily. The last Spanish
soldiers 885 men except those in hospi
tals embarked on the Buenos Ayres
for home today. The Charleston has
relieved the Buffalo off of Panque.
In His Charges Against the Commis
Chicago March 11. The beef in
quiry board was in session at army
headquarters today. The testimony of
local officers regarding their exper
ience of canned beef in Cuba was heard
by the commissioners. Major Lee
representing Miles has not been heard
from and a great curiosity is mani
fested as to what course the general
may take. The witnesses today were
three commissary officers who purchas
ed beef supplies -for the army in Chi-
cago last year. Next the 'government
inspectors and officers of animal indus-
try bureau will be called. Fifteen
hundred typewritten pages of testi
mony have been taken by the board. It
is said that they have come to the con
olusion that Miles was not justisfied in
making charges concerning the con-
duct of Eagan and the commissary de
Quite 1II 'Again and His Life Dis-
Washington Maroh 11. Senator
Jones of Arkansas is again very sick.
He is apparently unable to rally from
the relapse he suffered last evening.
The attending physicians do not hold
out much hope today. The senators'
vigorous constitution may pull him
Causes Several Deaths In Wash-
ington. Washington March 11. Two
deaths from cerebre spinal meningitis
occurred today and were reported to
the health department making a total
of seven in two weeks.
Health Officer Woodward is inclined
to believe that the disease is epidemic
Of Shoe Worker's Strike Likely
Marlboro Mass. March 11. A
conference will be held Monday be-
tween the shoe workers and operators
in which the 17 weeks strike will likely
be declared off. Both sides are ready
to make concessions. This will affect
over 3000 workers. 0
Between the Turks And the Rebels.
Bombay March 11. Fighting has
been renewed between the Turks and
rebels in Yerran Arabia. In a recent
engagement the Turks lost 160 men
and the rebels 300.
COMING THIS WAY
The President of the W. C. T. U. To
Make a Western Tour.
Chicago. 111.. March 11. Mrs. Lil-
lian M. N. Stevens of Portland Me.
president of the National W. C. T. U.
and Miss Anna A. Gordon vice-president
are preparing to leave this city
shortly on an extensive tour of the
west ond southwest the trip to terrai
nate at Seattle Wash. just previous
to the opening- there this summer of
the annual national convention of the
great temperance organization.
In the course of tbeir long journey
Mrs. Stevens and Miss Gordon have ar
ranged to address W. C. T. TJ. confer
ences in many of the larger cities of
Colorado Oklahoma New Mexico
Arizona California Oregon Idaho
Montana and Washington. The trip
will afford Mr. Stevens an excellent
opportunity for meeting all of the pro
minent W. C. T. U.leaders in the west
and will undoubtedly be an important
factor in her campaign for re-election
to the presidency.
London March 11. The slow prog
ress made by the projectors of the Glad
stone memorial fund in the way of 86'
curing contributions has been very dis
couraging but the generous response
made by the citizens of Manchester
this week to an appeal for funds gives
a much rosier hue to the prospects of
raisingthe full amount desired for the
erection of the proposed monuments in
London? Edinburgh and Dublin.
On Monday the lord mayor of Man
chester iesued an appeal for subscrip-
tions and in a week's time nearly $10-
000 was collected thousands of work-
iDgmen of the great manufacturing
city being among the contributors.
On a Junketing Trip.
London March 11. The queen left
Windsor at 10:30 on a special train en-
route to Cimanez. She was escorted
across the channel by eight torpedo
boats. Excepting the naval escort the
queen's departure was attended by no
ceremony. A dispatch from Boulogne
says that the queen arrived proceeded
by a special train from south France.
A large force of gendarmes escorted
the train and extraordinary precau
tions were taken by the police on the
railroad to Nice.
Causing General Rejoicing.
Benwood. W. Vs.. Mar. 11. The
increaee of 10 per cent in wages recent
ly decided upon by the Riverside Iron
Works will go-into effect tomorrow and
a? a consequence there is much rejoic
ing on the part of the 3000 men affect-
ed. The advance applies to all de-
partments tube works plate works
blast furnace and steel plant.
GOOD FOR JAPAN
Will Make the Christian Religion
the Official Religion.
Hamburg March 11. A looal
paper prints a dispatch from its Tokio
correspondent today in which it says
the Japanese government consider the
wholesale Christianizing of Japan
making Christianity the official religion-
The reason alleged is the belief
that such a move will help Japan's
Will Probably Ratify the Peace
Treaty Before the Cortes Meets.
Madrid Mar. 11. The queen will
probably ratify the peace treaty with
the United States before the new cortes
assembles. Premier Silvela announces
that he has no objections to socialists
sitting in the next parliament.
Will Begin Very Soon.
Havana Mar. 11. The report was
circulated here late last night that the
Cuban army would surely begin to dis-
band shortly. The troops in the pro-
vince of Pinar del Rio will be the first
to lay down their arms.
Alolineaux to be Tried.
New York March 11. Roland B.
Molineaux must be tried on the indict-
ment for the murder of Mrs. Adams
found against him by the grand jury.
Recorder Goff today filed his decision
denying the motion of counsel for de-
fendant and refusing to order District
Attorney Gardner to 6how cause why
an order should not be made stopping
the action by the grand jury against
Two Deaths as a Result of a fire
New York Mar 11. After a careful
search in the ruins of the burned por-
tion of the double tenement Number 2
and 4 Bayard street this morning the
authorities announced two lives lost as
result cf the fire. The loss was trifling-
The Santa Fe was two hours late
going out today awaiting the T. & P.
The -Eightieth Birthday of
Dr. Wise Has Done Much
For the Cause ot Juda-
ism in This Coun-
try. Cincinnati O. March 11. The
coming week will be a notable one for
the Hebrews of Cincinnati. The Nes-
tor of American Judaism Dr. Isaac M.
Wise rabbi of the B'nai Jeshurun con-
GOVERNOR MIGUEL AHUMADA.
Who Was in El Paso This Morning in
gregation and president of the He -brew
Union college an institution for
the education and training of rabbis
will reach the eightieth milestone in
his life and arrangements have been
made ts celebrate the anniversary on
an elaborate scale.
In order that its members may take
part in the celebration the Central
Conference of American Rabbis which
was to. have held its annual meeting for
1899 in Boston during July changed
the place of meeting to this city and
advanced the date to the week begin
ning next Monday. Prominent rabbis
from a score of cities will gather to do
honor to Dr. Wise and in numerous
other ways will be shown the esteem
in which all Israel holds the noble oct
ogenarian who has done 60 much for
the cause of reform Judaism in Ameri-
ca. Dr. Wise was born In Seingrub in
1819 a hamlet in Bohemia not far
from the frontier of Saxony. He is
today easily the foremost of the re
presentative Jews of America and af
ter an eventful career has reached a
point where all men who know him do
him honor Jew and Christian alike.
Among his own people his popularity
knows no bounds.
So That the Italian Minister's De
mand Looks Like.
Pekin March 11. Senor De Marino
the Italian minister requested the
Chinese foreign office to give baok the
note which contained congratulations
on Italy's demand for San Juan Bay.
It was not returned to him. Sig-
nor de Martino gives the foreign office
four days to accede to this request
which is tantaamount to an ultima-
tum. Gen. Miles To Visit Boston.
Bostom; March 11 Gen. Miles
will be in Boston March 21. A recep-
tion will be given him by the Algon-
quin club and a dinner by the Boston
A Royal Birth.
Copenhagen Mich. March 11.
The Princess Alexandrine wife of
Prince Christian the eldest son of the
heir apparent of Denmark gave birth
to a son today. .
Mormons in Convention Condemn
Polygamy and Resolve Against
the Seating of Robert.'
Plainsville Ohio Mar. 11. That
mormons outside of Utah who claim to
believe the original doctrines set forth
by Joseph Smith that prophet are not
in accord with the Utah branch of the
denomination was evidenced in many
ways in the Mormon convention just
closed held at the old temple at Kirt-
land Mormons from as far east as Pro
vidence R. I. and as far west as Inde
pendence Mo. were represented.
The following resolution was passed
"Resolved that we hereby earnesly
protest against any one guilty of crime
polygamy or ' plural marriage being
seated and resained as legislatorjin tha
For Court of Private Land Claims
Washington March II. The pres
ident made the following appointments
today: Members of court of private
Connection With the Cut Off of the Rio
I land claims their commissions to last
I until next session of the senate Chief
Justice Joseph B. Reed of Iowa; asso-
ciate justices Wilbur F.Stone of Colo;
Henry C. Sluss. Kansas; William W.
Murray Tennessee; Thomas C. Fuller
N. C.Erastrs R Harper of Akron Ohio
was appointed special agent to allot
lands to the Indians.
Brigands Being Cleaned Out.
Santiago March 11. Operations
are being pushed against the
bringands in this province and they
are gradually being stamped out. Ar-
rests are made daily. The rural po-
lice have killed a notorious Guerilla.
General Brooke instructed General
Wood to alleviate all men thrown out
of work by the restrictiot of public
Does Not Want Much.
Madrid March 11. Aguicaldo de-
mands as ransom for the Spain pri-
soners seven millions of dollars or the
surrender of all the Spanish armament
in the Philippines and the recognition
of the Philippine public.
The Ohio River Still Falling.
Cincinnati Ohio. March 11. The
Ohio continues falling rapidly with no
danger of a further rise.
Visited El Paso This Morning With
Governor Ahumada of Chihuahua
was in El Paso today. He was driven
over from Juarez this morning in a
hack with the mayor.
The governor and the mayor were in
consultation yesterday afternoon con-
cerning the cut off below the city and
it is believed that there will be no
further delay in beginning the im-
portant work which will eerve to re-
lieve Juarez and El Paso from further
menace by floods.
This Is Good News.
Chicago March 11. Three thous-
and employes of the Rock Island rail-
road were advanced 5 to 10 per cent
He Says That There Is A
Large Increase of Workers
Employed at Present.
THE OUTLOOK BRIGHT
For the Bettering of the Con-
dition Of theOToiler. Less
Hours Of Labor And
Washington Mch. 11. The Amer-
icanist the official organ of the Amer-
ican confederation of labor edited by
Samuel Gompers in its March issue
"No matter what causes have con-
tributed toward it no one will dispute
the fact that there ara more workers
employed;today than.at any time within
the past few years. It is a fact too
that with the revival of industry there
Is coming a better spirit among j
workers to obtain a better return for
their labor and more consideration for
rights than has been shown them in
some time past.
"We are beyond doubt entering up
on an incoming tide of industrial re-
vival during which period there will be
more 'general employment; but this
simply means batter conditions for
toilers although that it is not always
"Wages should increase; periods acd
seasons of employment lengthened; the
number oi unemployed must be reduc-
ed; consuming power of labor increas-
ed. The leisure resulting from lesser
hours of manual labor will open a vi-
sita of opportunities which. will make
the laborer not only a worker but more
of a man with all that enobling term
As Cabled By General Otis .
Washington March 11. General
Otis cables the war department detail
ing the present situation at Luzon.
The insurgents have had a severe les-
son and the most of them would gladly
surrender but for the influence of the
NOT SO BAD
As At First Reported.
Denver Mar. II. The exp'osion ef
a Denver and Rio Grande engine last
night and supposed scaidinejta death of
three men was unattended by fatal re-
sults. The engineer firemen and
brakeman were only slightly hurt and
are walking about town today.
A Terrible Tornado in Oklahoma.
Oklahoma City March 11. A tor-
nado struck town this morning wreck-
ing fifty buildings and damaging two
hundred more. Nobody was killed.
The loss will reach a hundred thousand
dollars. The cotton oil mill Gilpin
and Frick Iron ware house and Star
flour mill collapsed. The electric
light plant was destroyed as well as
the yinegar factory and a number of
other large building. The streets
were strewn with wreckage and a gen-
eral air of 'desolation hangs about
Two wore War Dogs.
London Mar. 11. Two British Bat-
tleships launch today the Glory at Ber-
kenbead; and the Implacable at Devon-
Jerry Simpson Not a Candidate.
Topeka March 11. Jerry Simpson
who was here today says he will not be
a candidate for congress tagain. He
comes home to raise more calves and
less hell. The people deciding against
him he will farm and discard politics
New Haven Conn.. March 11.
The Yale corporation deny the report-
ed rum6r that President Harper.of the
Chicago University is to become presi-
dent of Yale.
Admiral Dewey's Health Is Good.
Washington March 11. Admiral
Dewey is all right. Secretary Long
says today that all talk about the ad-
miral's failing health is all idle tattle.
There were sixty passengers to Fort
Worth this afternoon to the cattle
Bishop Kendrick left yesterday for
H. H. Cbitwood went to Santa Fe
Mrs. J. H. Nations left for Kansas
J. A. Eddy went up to Alamogordo
Manuel Flores went down Yaleta
S. H. Parsons left this morting for
Judge H. B. Hamilton of Koswell
went home today.
Maury Kemp went up to Canutlllo
on a bunt this morning.
S. E. Knapp left via the Sinta Fe
for Los Angeles today.
N. Haigbt D. Bush and P. Lick
went to Los Angeles this afternoon.
Col. P. Motbereill left on the G. H.
this afternoon on his way to Cuba.
A. Andrews and L. Ray went to San
Antonio this afternoon over the G. H.
P. Stahr chief clerk of freight de-
partment of the T. & P. came in this
. W. J. Lempof Lamp's Brewing com-
pany went to Los Angeles this after-
noon. Mrs. .J. W. Thompson of Grosbeck
is visiting her daughter Mrs. H. J.
A. H. McKenzie of San Francisco
went to Boston tnis afternoon over the
T. & P.
E. C. Sml;h of Seattle Wash. went
via the T. & P. to St. LiuU this after-
noon. Louis Aivis an 1 mother le't for
their home in Dallas this afternoon
over the T. & P.
T. C. Hitchcock manager for Good
and company came in last night from
J. Vance Lewis of Washington D. C
is in the city and went up to Snta Fe
today on business.
G. R. Rippy and E. T. Thompson
went to Kansas City over tne Siou Fa
H. D. Slater editor of the Herald
left on the G. H. today for a few weeks'
visit in Washington.
H. J. Cochran and T. E. Sewell who
arrived in this city yesterday left for
San Francisco this afternoon.
E J. Pratt representative of a St
Louis mining company went up to the
Jarlllas today to look at prospects
J. E. Hurley suporinten 5ent of Sai-
ta Fe at La3 Vegas and G. E Ayers
assistant go out this afternooa in their
W. H. Austin left for Kansas City
this morning- on the Santa Fe to re-
main. Bis family will join him in the
Mrs. A. T. Miller formally proprie-
tor of the St. Charles is quite ill
with fever at the hotel. '
H. A. Connor auditor of the White
Oaks returns to the city on today's
train from his monthly trip over tne
line on the pay car.
E. J. Dedman of the purchasing de-
partment of the White Oaks left for
Alamogordo yesterday on business con-
nected with that department.
Wm Cameron chief clerk for Sup-
erintendent Hartman of the Central
and wife left for Tampico this after-
noon on a two weeks pleasure trip.
Wm. N. Lane of White Oaks left
that place on the 9th with stock to es-
tablish a stage and express line be-
tween Alamogordo Nogal and White
The R9V. Thos D. Lewis after a
week's visit to Mr. and Mrs. H. F.
Kettler returned to his home in San
Marcial N. M. on the Santa Fe this
Miss L. Wallace a teacher in the
public schools at Tularosa was in El
Haso over night oo her way to the ter-
ritorial college where she will take a
post graduate course.
Capt. Sam Bettes spoke last nfgbt in
spite of the norther to a good sized
audience. He speaks tonight on labor
at the same place corner San Antonio
and Oregon streets.
Burton Parker special agent from
Detroit accompanied by his wife and
E. P. Stoker went out to look after
some mines at Benson Ariz. and from
there will go to southern California on
an Inspection tour.
Dr. .Rodriguez Parra of the City
of Mexico passed through El Paso
yesterday on his way to Japan. Mr.
Mallen the Mexican consul here met
him and showed him the accustomed
courtesies. Dr. Parra goes to Yoko-
hama as Mexican consul succeeding
Rodrigo Aspiroz son of the new am-
bassador to the United States. Mr.
Aspiroz will assume the duties of third
secretary of the embassy at Washing-
Charles McDonald and Miss Bessie
Leland were married at Roswell N.
M. March 9.
The bride is the daughter of H. Le-
land register of the land office at Ros-
well and the groom is one of the rteing
young business men of that city.
The newly wedded couple reached
here on the T. & P. yesterday and
went out on the Santa Fe this morning
for Albuquerque for a visit with the
parents of the gooom. They will return
to Roswell where they will make their
A song service will be held at the
Presbyterian church tomorrow night
at which Miss Ada Bell Smith will
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