El Paso Daily Herald. (El Paso, Tex.), Vol. 19TH YEAR, No. 216, Ed. 1 Wednesday, September 13, 1899 Page: 1 of 8
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EL PASO TEXAS -WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 13 1899.
19th YEAR NO. 216
PRICE 5 CENTS.
Committed By A Heretofore
Popular And Respected
And Precautions Taken By
The Authorities To Avoid
The Possibility Of A
Gallipolis Ohio Sept. 13. A
serious crime was committed here
la9t night and as a result this morning
a pretty young wife and an unborn
babe are dead while a prominent busi-
ness man who has been heretofore re-
spected and popular is in jail on a
charge of murder.
About 9 o'clock last night as Ross
Gilliland was nearing his home he
beard screams and hurrying in found
according to bis statement. Horace
Brothers struggling with Mrs. Gilli-
land who was half fainting and ex-
hausted. Gilliland at once attacked
Brothers with aclub.and ofter beating
him severely threw him from the
house. He then -turned his attention
to his wife who was soon seized with
spasms and within half hour
From her last incoherent words it
was gathered that Brothers had come
to the house intoxicated and taking
advantage of her weakened condition
had criminally assaulted her. This
was corroborated by .her husband's
Brothers was promptly arrested and
jailed. He is still drunk. The charge
of murder was placed against him. He
is married and is the proprietor of the
flour mills here.
The city is terribly excited over the
crime and every precaution is (being ta
ken bv the city authorities to resist an
expected effort on the part of enraged
citizens to get the prisoner ana lyncn
To Be Manufactured In Iowa For
Sioux City la. Sept. 13. The first
commercial Liquid -Air company has
iust been organized here. It is the
Western American Liquid Air com
pany and is organized under the laws
of South Dakota which are similar to
those of New Jersey. The capital
stock is $500000. The company is an
auxiliary of the New York company.
The latter however is not an organi
zation to manufacture liquid air for
Cancel Tbeir Exhibit at the Paris
San Francisco Sept. 13. Califor
nia canneries limited a big English
syndicate which recently absorbed
nearly all the fruit vegetable canning
establishments on this coast cancelled
its exhibits at the Paris exposition on
which 820000 had already been spent
because the stockholders feel great
indignation in regard to the Dreyfus
Of State Property on the Western
Plains to Be Sued.
AUSTIX Texas Sept. 13. Investi-
gations by the state land officers show
that thousand; of acres of Texas land
have been stolen by land grabbers on
the western plains and suits will at
once be brought to recover them.
GOV. TANNER LOW
Has Been 111 Some Time and Has
Suffered a Relapse.
Springfield 111. Sept. 13. Gov
Tanner who has been ill for some time
has suffered a relapse and is now a
very sick man. His ailment has been
diagnosed as malaria.
Why the Exposition Should Not Be
Paris Sept. 13. The Figaro today '
says that the projected boycott of the
Paris exposition by foreigners is part
of a chlldieh agitation which will be
without result. Foreigners have cause
for resentment says the paper but
they should remember that although
the Dreyfus verdict was delivered in
the name of the French people there
are millions of Frenchmen as indig-
nant over it as any foreigners are.
At Philadelphia Will Be Opened By
PHlLADEL.PHiA.Sept. 13. Tomorrow
morning at 8 o'clock President Mc-
Kinley by pressing an electric button
at the White house will put In motion
the machinery of the National exposi-
tion. This act will open the exposition
to the public.
Although handicapped in point of
time marvels have been accomplished
and it is assured that when the gates
are thrown open tomorrow the exposi-
tion will be in better shape to receive
visitors than any big show that has
been held in this country in recent
years. In the main building the large-
er proportion of exhibits are ready for
In the last few days everything has
been rushed and scores of booths of
beautiful design aad construction have
Esplanade or midway will be given
over almost entirely to the amusement
The first company of Chinamen for
the Chinese village will arrive today.
There are 193 in the party. The Chinese
were brought from Canton and admit
ted to this country by a special order
from the government.
The primary object of the exposition
is for the development of American
manufactures and the expansion of
the export trade of the United States
and it is the first national exposition
for these specific purposes ever held in
this country. The exposition grounds
comprise fifty-six acres on the west
bank of the Schuylkill deeded to the
Commercial Museum by tho city of
The main building covers more than
eighty acres ana in addition to this
there are four separate buildings con-
nected with the main hall. In the
buildings is displayed an epitome of
the products of the United States of
the highest grade and quality which
American genius skill and industry
can produce. The department of man
ufactured products is especially not
able and comprises everything which
is can or might be exported from
locomotives and heavy machinery to
the smallest novelties.
On tbe Big 6 Ranch In Indian Terrl
Fort Worth Tex. Sept. 13. News
was received here that a very destruc
tlve fire on Big 6 ranch of S. B. Bur-
nett of Fort Worth in the Indian Ter
The fire started from a camp fire
made by a party of hunters. Fifteen
thousand of-acres of grass and much
fenoing was burned on the Burnett
and adjoining Wagoner ranch.
Will Not Fight McCoy Under Any
New York Sept. 13. Fitzsimmons
declares that he will not fight McCoy
under any circumstances. - "He has
had chances to meet me" said Robert
"before I met Jeffries. The only bat
tle that I will engage in will be with
the winner of the Jeffries-Sharkey
fight and if Sharkey does not how up
I will be ready to take his place."
A CUBAN BOY'S
Presence In a Public School Object
Princetown Ind. Sept. 13. Lieut.
William Carpenter who brought a
little Cuban boy from Florentine
Cuba started him in the public schools
on Monday. Tbe school patrons have
threatened to withdraw their children
if he is not taken out.
Has Been Proclaimed In The Bas
Madrid' Sept. 13. Martial law has
been proclaimed in the Basque pro-
vinces nominally against.
Completes Her Maiden Trip.
New York Sept. .13. The White
Star liner Oceanic the biggest and
newest ocean steamer completed her
maiden trip to this port this morning.
Los Banos The Hot Springs
Of The Philippine
SEIZED BY AMEIMNS
Said To Be More Efficacious
Than Similar Springs
In The United
Manila August 20. Luzon's only
health resort has been seized by the
Americans and will shortly be thrown
open for the use of our soldiers and the
general public. The waters at Los
Banos (the baths) are said to be even
more efficacious than similar ones in
the United States.
Los Banos was captured by Lieuten-
ant Kopp of South Dakota regiment
and two privates without opposition just
after the Calamba campaign. The
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The Apology of France For Her
Insult to justice.
PARIS Sept. 13. It is semi-officially announced
that Dreyfus has been pardoned. The official de-
claration is expected to be made this evening.
temperature of the water when it firet
issues from the earth is very near the
"It goes to prove" said tbe captain
of the Napldan "what I have contend
ed all along that we are close to the
infernal regions here."
The President Asked to Moderate
Between Great Britain And The
' New York Sept. 13. M. Bourke
Cockran has written an open letter to
President McKinley in which he asks
that the president mediate between
Great Britain and the Transvaal pend-
ing the difficulty which threatens war
Cockran says: "A friendly but ur
gent tender of your offioes would un
doubtedly evoke a full and complete
statement of grounds on which peace
and integrity in the Transvaal is threa
tened. Such a statement would be a pow
erful obstacle to hostilities for it would
enable the civilized world to form
judgment on the merits of the contro
versy and in all probability that
judgment would impose Itself on
both disputants. Public opinion is a
force which in these days no nation
To the Ultimatum Demanded By
Pretoria Sept. 13. Great Britain's
reply demands an answer within forty-
eight hours. It is believed here that
this will be forthcoming affirmatively.
REPORTED THE BOERS WILL GRANT
Capetown Sept. 13. According to
a paper published in Bloemfontaine
Orange Free state the Transvaal gov-
ernment will join in the conference
proposed by Great Britain and will
grant the demand for a five-year fran
chise provided England promisee not
to assail the independence of ttie Boer
Seventeen Hundred Quit Work For
Philadelphia Sept. 13. Seven
teen hundred painters members of the
Amalgamated Journeymen House
Painters went out on a strike this
morning. They want an eight-hour
day; 35 cents an hour; time and a half
for overtime and double time for Sun-
day work. They also demand a recog-
nition of the union.
Detained By British Author-
ities At Hong Kong On
The Claim Of
Otis Refutes The Charge
And Cables The Capa-
city Of The
Washington Sept. 13. The war
department was officially notified this
morniDg of the detention at Hong
Kong by tbe British authorities of the
transportTartar.whichthey claim to be
overcrowded with men. Otis cables the
facts with a statement as to the capa-
city of the ship and the number of men
on her to show sbe is not overcrowded.
He also explains ber presence at Hong
Kod g where she had to go to be docked
there being no dock of sufficient size to
a rrrvTVirr !
take her at Nagaeki. This fact shows
what a large ship the Tartar is.
The captain of tbe vessel also cabled
from Hong Kong announcing that the
British authorities refused to grant him
clearance papers and would ooly au-
thorize the vessel to leave with 824 men
aboard. This will necessitate leaving
379 men ashore as the Tartar left Ma-
nila September 4th with 1243 men in-
cluding the 20th Kansas volunteers a
number of passengers and about 450
Shortly before noon Secretary -Root
went oyer to the-White house to lay
Otis's dispatches and other dispatches
concerning the Tartar berore the presi-
dent with a view of having executive
action. The matter will undoubtedly
go to the etata. department this after-
noon for representation to . the
Of Honolulu Opens Its Doors Today.
Honolulu Sept. 5. (Via San Fran-
cisco). The First American Bank of
Hawaii opens its doors today. Money
on hand amounting to half million gold
was officially counted by the minister
of the Interior J. K. King who gave
bank permission begin business as a
Thelr Civil and Military
London Sept. 13. Trutb eavs it is
regarded as ceitain in diplomatic cir-
cles tbat Kaiser William and King
Humbert will withdraw their civil and
military attaches from Paris and re-
quest France to withdraw hers at Ber
lin and Rome.
At IVhich a Fireman Was Fatally
Philadelphia Sept. 13. A disas
trous fire occurred here today causing
the loss of over $100000 during the
progress of which Fireman Albert A.
Lewis was fatally injured. The tile
works of Richardson and Ross is a total
SAVED FROM DEATH
The President Shows a Soldier Cle-
Washington Sept. 13. The presi
dent saved a soldier from an ignomi-
nious death by the exercise of execu-
tive clemency in a courtmartial sen-
tence as set forth in the formal order
which was made public by Secretary
Root today :
"Private Thomas McVeagb com-
pany G First Wyoming volunteer in-
fantry was found guilty of striking his
superior officer by a general courtmar-
tial which convened at Imus Philip-
pines Islands and sentenced to be shot
to death. By the direction of the pres-
ident the sentence was commuted to a
dishonorable discharged and confine-
ment to bard labor for three years at
Alcatraz Island California.
On Arrival Of First Colorado Regi-
ment. Pueblo. Sept. 13. The first Colora-
do regiment arrived this morning and
since the break of dawn crowds have
gathered at the stations and cheered
the trains as they passed.
The Pueblo banquet to the soldiers
at eleven o'clock was a great suc-
cess. The city is wild with enthusi
A dramatic incident occurred when
the health of Colonel McCoy was prop-
osed; the soldiers Instead of cheering
When Dr. Rose Kidd Beere regi
mental nurse appeared the soldiers
rose aud yelled themselves hoarse
cheering with admiration.
The trains left for Colorado Springs
shortly after noon.
Colorado Springs Sept. 13. At
one o'clock Antlers Park neighbor
hood near the depot was black with
people waiting for the coming of tbe
Firstjregiment. Tbe first section has
just pulled in. The throng seems crazy
with enthusiasm. Tbe entire city is
out to greet the soldiers.
To Send No Exhibits to the Paris Ex
Colone Sept 13. At the meeting
of the Pan-German trade guilds it was
decided that no member of the guild
union should send any exhibits to the
Of An Italian Paris Exposition Com-
Rome Sept. 13. Signor Luzato the
editor of the Tribuna has withdrawn
from Rome the commission for the
Paris exposition. Other withdrawals
Deems War In South Africa Improb
London Sept. 13. Officials at the
American embassy today expressed
themselves as not believing that a war
between England and the Transvaal is
New York Sept. 13. Copper 18.50
Silver 59 1-7: lead 4.40.
Of the Carnival Association Solicit
ing Subscriptions Today.
For some days past many people
were under tbe impression that tbe
carnival committee bad about given up
tneir laoors ana concluded to call it all
off. The committees appointed at the
many meetings have done practically
nothing and naturally the people be
gan to wonaer 11 we were to nave a
carnival or not. However the circular
letter setting forth the aim of the com-
mittee has been sent out and the sub
committee of finance is out to lay soli-
citing subscriptions. They have a
herculean task before them
but they started out full of
confidence and believe that they
will receive the proper encouragement
financially from -the people. No pro-
gramme has been -made out and this
part of the work will not be done until
after the subscriptions are all in and
they know about bow much money
they have to work on.
AN INFORMAL MEETING.
The Board of Health And City Offi-
cials Meet For Consultation.
The members of tbe board of health
together with the mayor and city at-
torney held an informal meeting this
mornintr at tbe office of C. R. More-
! head. The sewers and flushing tanks
J have been causing some trouble lately
and tbe officials met for consultation.
It was then decided to go out on a short
tour of inspection and conveyances were
Tbe board remained out about an
hour. They found the flushing ap-
paratus in good condition but found
that the trouble with the sewers had
been due to the water supplv beinp-
' inadequate. This can be remedied by
simply turning on more water
i The sewers had been choking up
some lately and the guardians of the
public's health felt greatly relieved
when they found such an easy solution
to the problem.
Will Take Place Friday From
NOTABLES WILL ATTEND
The Reading Of The Will
Will Be Awaited With
Interest By The
New York Sept. 13. The funeraj
of Cornelius Vanderbilt will take place
The service will be held at St.
Bartholomew's ohurch at Madison
avenue and 43rd street. Rev. Dr.
Greer the pastor of the Vanderbilt
cburch will officiate. He will be as-
sisted by iBsbop Potter. The funeral
will be notable in its attendance.
Many men of millions will sit in cush-
ioned pews kings of railroads will be
there and eociety will be repres-
ented. The body will be laid beside those of
his father and grandfather in tbe Van-
derbilt mausaleum in tbe cemetery at
New Dorp Statcn Island.
The reading of Cornelius Vaoder-
bilt's will will be awaited with much
interest. It is now kncn that Van-
derbilt and his son Cornelius recently
became reconciled and that the young
man who married against his father's
wishes will share equally with his
brothers and sisters in the division of
the income of the great fortune.
It is generally believed that the prin-
cipal will be left in trust as that of his
father was with tbe major portion go-
ing to theJsonwho shows most capacity
for hand lis g it.
THE JUAREZ CELEBRATION.
Tbe 89th Anniversary Of Mexican
Independence. How It Will Be
The 16th day of September next Sat-
urday is tbe anniversary of Mexican
independence an occasion as dea
the patriotic Mexican's heart as tLa
4th of July is .to a true blue American;
consequently elaborate preparationa
for a suitable observance of the day are
being hastened to completion over in
Juarez. Workmen are now engaged
in erecting a large stand in the plaza
which is tearing completion.
The celebration will commence to-
morrow evening and will continue
over Friday and Saturday. Tomorrow
evening it is intended to have a torch-
light procession which will form about
9 o'clock and there will be muslo by
the bands until 11 o'clock. Tbe mili-
tary band from Chihuahua is expected
to arrive this evening and it will assist
throughout the celebration.
Friday-and Saturday mornings artil-
lery salutes will be fired and there will
be a general raising of the national
colors over the public buildings.
Friday evening at the park com-
mencing at 7 o'clock the following pro-
gram will be carried out:
Overture by the military band.
Address by Don Francisco Mateus.
Poem "Mexico'? Miss Carmen Garcia
pupil of the public school.
Poem "Hidalgo" Master Jose U. Es-
cobar pupil of tbe public school.
Singing of the National Hymn by tbe
boys and girls of the public scnoole.
Reading of the Declaration of Inde-
pendence by the secretary of tbe
council concluding with a cheer led
by the jefe politico holding a na-
At 4 o'clock Saturday evening the
procession will be formed a' tbe office
of the mayor and will march to th
grand etacd erected by the Junta Patri-
atica where the following program
win oe carriea out:
Overture by the military band.
Address by Don Genaro Pedroza.
Essay "Hidalgo." Mies Esperanza
varela pupil of the 4th year In the
Poem "Mexico" Master Luis Lsoj
pupil of the publio school.
National Hymn Dy the military band.
At 8 o'clock Saturdav even i dp- there
will be a dlsnlav of fireworks and mu
sic until 11 o'clock v hich will cloe
J. M. Smith vs. Jas. J. Lontrwell and
Stafford Campbell Is the title of a cause
tnat has occupied the attention of the
county court today. It is a suit for
8350 damages plaintiff alleging that
household goods and furniture were
damaged while stored with tbe de-
fendants as warehousemen. It is still
El Paso Daily Hera to 60c per month
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