Bryan Morning Eagle. (Bryan, Tex.), Vol. ELEVENTH YEAR, No. 220, Ed. 1 Wednesday, August 22, 1906 Page: 1 of 4
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Eleventh Year. No. 220.
Bryan. Texas Wednesday Morning August 22 1906.
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OUTLINE OF PEXUOSE
Claims That tbe Follsttd Macks Had
Ucrn Subjected la ladliroillri
' tint Admit! Somt bboot
liif Mat Hoot.
SCENES AT SANTIAGO
I'ort l ertlon or Valparaiso Had
Tbrrt lioodrrd totalities and
at One (Itjr Many lorpsrs
ire Not lattrred.
Washington. Aug-. 21. Orders wore
Issued Monday by tbe military secre-
tary Major General E. Atasworth. for
the transfer of the nrgro troops frora
Fort Drown. Tex. where there has
been serious trouble between citizens
and soldiers to Fort RlnjtjoU. Tex.
which is about 100 mlk-s above Fort
Brown and Is also on the Klo Grande.
One company of tie Twenty-sixth In-
fantry Is ordered to Fort Urown to take
the place of tbe negro too;s. The
company ordered to Fort Brown Is
bade up of white men.
Tnls shifting about of troops was
Bade subsequent to a report from MaJ.
C. W. I'enrose on the situation at Fort
Crown and after an appeal by Sena-
tor Culberson to President Roosevelt.
In his report Major Penrose says
he was persuaded that the killing of
cu citizen m urownsviiie and the
Santiago. Aut. 21. Only now can
the serlouineas of the catastrophe be
appreciated. The greater part of the
tuudera houses here are unsafe for
Labitatlou and the authorities have
organized special corps to pull down
Tbe night of Aug. 1$ was rendered
dreadful by flashing lightning and
pouring rain electric cables and vires
napping as the result of constant
atrong earth shocks causing the
greatest consternation which was
heightened by the pealing of fire bells
announcing the breaking out of fires
In various quarters of tbe city. Each
eartl shock was followed by walls
and prayers from people who were
kneeing In rain and mud.
Tlf- firm great shock lasted four
minutes and fifty seconds. Such a
long shock bad never occurred before
la the memory of any Inhabitant of
wounding of another were the work of I Santiago. It caused bells of churches
soldiers although he has been unable
m yet to discover who the guilty men
to ring pictures swung out from walls
and there was a great heaving motion
of the ground. Experts say the only
thing which saved Santiago from
complete ruin was that the motion
The principal shock was from Val-
Of the attitude of the citizens of
of Brownsville toward the negro sol-
diers Major Penrose says: "That en-
limed men have U-en sublocted tn in.
aigniues since their arrival here there psralso to Santiago and MercipllU.
can be no no doubt and this has caus- with Its center at Llmache. The last
ei good deal ef foiling among them two mentioned towns were devastat-
ine one caie to which It Is attributed d and also Qulllota and LlalliaL
A dispatch received her from Li-
ra at he says that 100 bodies there re-
main unburled; that the authorities
up to the present time have only been
able to bury 200. The task of the
authorities in the present situation
baa become easier on account of the
fact that telegraph and telephone
communication have been re-estab-liihed
between Valparaiso and San
tiago. cabling the governor of Val
this outbreak will be made the subject
cf an of;lrlal report as soon as JohL
W. Vanu. the collector of customs re-
turns to the city."
Major Penrose then outlined briefly
the tbe case In queitlon.
"Privates Newton and IJuscomb were
passing along a walk on Aug. S where
some women were standing engaged
In conversation with a man named
Tate who Is employed la the custom
office. The negro privates walked sin- paralo to consult at length with the
gle Me between the women and fnr. ' authorities here.
Tate knocked Newton down with the! Nothing definite appears to be
butt of a revolver and I reported to known as to the number of people who
ba?.'J: 101 Belr iv'f ln result of the
"Til teach you to get on tho sldts earthquake and fires at Valparaiso
walk when there U a party of ladles ' The authorities there only mention
on the walk. I having taken sixty bodies from the
v uen .-f ion arose. Tate lit al. to
have covered him with the revolver
commanding: 'Damn you. leave or I
will blow your train out' "
This account of th affair Is corrob-
oratej by Lipscomb. Major lYnrose
ruins though thry add that the num
ber Injured Is very great People who
have arrived here from Valparaiso
however confirm the alarming results
of he extent of the catattrophe. but
by energetic measures maintain order
own iui investigation of the and prevent pillaging. All persons
matter but aa Mr. Mann the collector ' caught committing robberies are shot
en customs u out of the city. It has ' on the spot. People arriving here es-
been impossible to have the affair timate that 82 per cent of the build-
lookfa into. ' tnss remote districts have been
un AU .Major renrone says a Mr. ' destroyed by fire.
Mans ami in. Combe mayor of All reports agree In saying that
urownsvuiw. called on him. Mr. Ev- Alerubral and the southern districts
ans said his ife was aelzed while en- cf Valparaiso suffered tbe most se-
tering her home by a negro supposed ! verely According to some of the re-
to be a soldier as he wore a khaki 'ports Valparaiso mar be said to have
uniform. Mrs. Evans was unable to been totally destroyed it being a.
Identify the man. but she and her hus-lierted that nearly all houses which
band both complained that the soldiers ' remained standing have been so shak-
jawerea near their home and an-
noyed them. That evening Major Pen-
rose made an attempt to get all the
outers into the reservation early. All
en that they mutt be pulled down.
Trawlers who arrived here said that
more than 3"0 persons were killed la
trial part of VValparalso known as
out two men. w no were out on passes i the Por and that S00 were Injured
gaLaerea into me post but shortly aft-: there but it Is Impossible to verify
er midnight the engagement which re-'this statement.
suited so disastrously took place and i The majority of the inhabitants of
the whole garrison was awakened by ' Valparaiso are camped ti the high
a fusillade. As soon as the shooting ; hills surrounding that city. In parks
reaaed. and it seemed safe to make an i and main thoroughfares or have
investigation all but two soldiers an-lIOught refuge on board vtssels at
wered roll call and the rifles were all anchor In the bay. Martial taw con-
In place and showed no mark which In-1 unues there.
dlcated that they bad been fired. Cart- j An ambulance train left here for
ridges and shells made at government
arsenals were found near where the
shooting took place and Major Pen-
rose expresses the opinion that eight
or nine soldiers who bad keys to the
gnn racks got their weapons slipped
out of the pott and engaged In the
battle with the citizens and managed
to clean their guns replace them In the
racks and regain their places In the
excitement which prevailed.
Husband and His Brother Charged
With Drowning Miss Jeffries.
Little Rock. Aug. 21. Clarence II.
and William Jeffries on charge of
drowning the wife of the former. Mrs.
Jeffries lost ber life a few days ago In
a lake near here. The brothers stated
that she fell from a log while fishing
and drowned and Williams Jeffries al
most his llf In attempting to save her.
Tbe cauplo are laid have had nu
mcrous quarrels and a lady neigh-
bor It said to have said Mrs. Jeffrie
told her that her himband had once
tried to drive hi wlfo. C. H. Kyl.
Mrs. Jeffries' brother started the In
vetlFiirn leading to the arrests The
Jeffries refuse to make any r'.atemer.t
In Pursuit of Stemtand.
Denlson. Aus. 21. A Chicago di fcd I
Ive of prominence passed through her'
en rente to Mexico In pursuit of Paul
O. St.msl.ind president of the defunct
Milwaukee Avenue bnr.k of Chirac
Valparaiso with a large supply of food
medicines etc.. and a detachment of
medical students who volunteered to
assist the earthquake sufferers.
Supplies also have been sent other
As tho correspondent closed bis
dispatch a further slight earthquake
made tbe building in which be was
writing tremble to Its foundations.
Piesldent Rooievelt's message of
sympathy with the Chilean people was
most gratefully received by the gov-
rnment and people and messages of
sincere thanks cabled to Washington
by the Chilean president
Tbe Chilean minister of the Interior
rwrorts the railroad from Tlltlll to
Paluso Is working regularly but that
from Tlltill to Santiago tbe line Isj
cot working. At Coltna Batus. Police
and Tlltill railroad stations stores and
dwellings have all been destroyed.
The president of Chile will order
Immediate construction of provisional
buildings of wood and tine In order
to shelter the homeless. M.lltary en-
gineers are now repairing railroads
and telegraph lines. The authorities
Ll Valparaiso are organizing distrib-
uting centers where fool and medi-
cine will be served to earthquake suf-
ferers. The latter are displaying ex-
emplsry patriotism ant courage
Fatal Backing Inta Train.
Charlotte. Mich.. Aug 21 Py a l
cnmutUe b.ckir.ic li:to a tmla three
Italian laborers were killed thrr-e will
die and fifteen others were InJ'ire-l. A
ruh wrh made for the rr.g'r.eer but
he escaped i n hi enclne.
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