El Paso International Daily Times (El Paso, Tex.), Vol. 13, No. 243, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 26, 1893 Page: 3 of 8
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Cl Piuio Daily Time?, Thursday, October 20,1893
A MOB AND A MOTHER.
THE CONSEQUENCE OF A CRIMSON
CRIME IN NORTH DAKOTA.
Terrible V<*nvr«*uiM »* of a Mob llofore the
Much lurry of Law Whs In lorn* -Itrrrfl
of Kranon--A I’ullirtir Story of l.yio hjng
lo t lio North went.
(SjmtIjiI ( ’orrrbiMnnliMice.]
Noimiwoon, N. D., Oct. lft.—It is a
bright, Hcrcnc nn l marvelous clear «1 ay
in North Dakota. Tho prairie is check-
ered with Hquan s of grass and grain-
fields. The litt' clunips of hand plant-
ed trees ure inis- ng their branches in the
amber air. No / and then a bird chirps
its roundelay, or a vagrant butterfly reels
down a Bunbeani and lights upon their
The little village where I am sojourn-
ing for a few brief, delightful days, lies
steeped in sunlight, and a broad, brave
sweep of undulating years lies bet ween
mo and the hour when I was here before.
Oh, that hour! It is branded as with
burning irons into my brain, my heart,
I sat that day, of all days in my life, at
the door of The North wood Headlight —
a paper I was editing then. Suddenly 1
heard a cry of rage, pathos and despair,
and springing to my feet 1 looked down
the road to the westward, from whence
A block of Tift men were standing ill
front, of the jail—50 men in granger garb
—50 men, with a hellish, terrible purpose
in their hearts. They had taken a pris-
oner from his cell. They had pulled him
over t he threshold into the open street,
where he lay on his hack punting with a
rojH) round his slim, white, boyish
I remember that I stood as if one
transfixed and turned to stone, while tile
molr started off. voiceless, dragging its
victim through the dust.
Not a word was spoken—not one.
The only sound that startled the silence
was the tram]), tram]), tramp, of the
avengers and the awful moans of the
poor, bloody, foaming creature haltered
at their heels. Men, women and chil-
dren rushed to doors, windows and por-
ticoes as the hateful procession passed,
their lips sealed in speechless awe. their
faces blanched at the atrocity of the
Sick at heart, I turned hack into my
office, lint when I went to my hotel in
the twilight 1 saw a ghastly tiling that
God had made high swinging from a
Astoria sprang up at midnight. Light-
ning tore the sky into slivers of flame.
Thunders shook the world. Ham tell in
fury, and winds went shuddering
through vast black voids.
And through it all the ghastly thing
that God had made upon its gibbet:
In tho midst of the tempest a train
rolled up to the depot and left one pas-
senger iu this little town—an old wom-
an, with soft, white hair, bloomy cheeks
and sweet, bright, kindly eyes. She went
to the one hotel, registered and retired.
The landlady met her in the morning
“I hope you rested well, madam, I'm
it was a rowdy storm we had."
“Oh, yes," said the old woman, with a
sunbeamy smile. “1 rested well, thong):
it was, as you say, a rowdy storm. I fir
I took a happy heart with me to i>. d
and it is a happy heart 1 have t i:i- morn
ing, for 1 will meet my son today—my
Cyril, whom 1 have not. seen lor seven
“Have you 1 raveled fur?”
“Yes, ma'am; from Massaclimett-,"
she said, running to the door. “Hut
what is that?"
“Oh, it's a young man they lynched
yistidy — a boss thief, they said—an
they're kerryin his buddy to the cor-
oner's. ‘Twas a shame, his hangin, fur
hewasa real handsome feller, perlite an
clever, an I se/. to Jeremiah—that s my
hnsbau—I sez to him this very mornin.
that I didn’t believe as how the boy had
done it, an”-
The four men, carrying the dead upon
a stretcher, were passing the door. The
body was covered with a cloth, hut one
hand fell below its folds, and on that
hand there sparkled a quaint hoop ol
twisted gold, clasping a star opal that
glittered in the sun.
The old woman saw it. Iler face grew
gray. A maniac, light leaped into her
eyes, and tearing the clot It from tho
corpse she shrieked:
“My son! My Cyril!”
The men laid their burden at her feet.
She knelt over it, tangled her fingers in
the golden locks and pressed her lips
upon the beautiful dumb lips of her
The landlady leaned forward with
tears running down her face, and sobbed:
“Come with me, ma'am.”
“Ma'am, do—do come with me.”
A doctor stepped forward, lifted the
bent brow and whispered huskily, “She
I hate a mob with a hatred that burns
in every atom of nvy sense and soul. It
is Cbristless as it is cruel—cruel as it is
cowardly. The raving devils who com-
pose it are craven all. Not one of them
dare meet singly the victim of its wrath.
Not one of them dare risk singly the
consequences of its crimson criine^
Trotting has almost died out in Syd-
Montreal is to have a now $125,000
track. The enterprise will he backed by
The good old days when a Lady Suf-
folk, a Flora Temple or a Goldsmith
Maid could Imlcl Hie supremacy for
years have gone, perhaps forever.
A change of drivers sometimes makes
all the difference in the world in ahorse.
Home men have the natural gift to he
successful with horses, while others seem
to handicap them in every way.
Modesty inspired August Belmont,
who was Jr. beffltro his father’s death,
to name his stable the “Hlemton," but
the letters still form the magic name of
Belmont if placed in proper order.
Bejax, 2:1(5, paces in a very peculiar
kind of a hopple, the attachments be-
hind fustcni'ig above and below the hock
and are joined to the others in front by
a good, str ag. three-quarter inch rope.
S. P. (SMp) Donovan, who trained
Ti nny, is m a terrible fix. On the morn-
ing of Aug. 0 lie quarreled with John
Chew in tin' Lorillnrd stable at Mon.
mouth park and stabbed him to the
An express company refused to take
Hanoi from New York to Moudvillo, Pa.,
unless Robert Bonner would agree to
take $150 if she were killed, hut charged
him $200 because the risk with such a
valuable horse was very great.
The wide fire bill of New York, which
has just been signed by Governor Flow-
er, provides that any person who uses
wagons tho tires of which areat least
inches iu width shall receive a rebate of
one-half his assessed road taxes.
Hayden Coffin, Lillian Russell's tenor
last season, is going to Australia.
"Wanda, the Apache Princess,” was
presented for the first timo on any stage
in Peoria, Ills., recently.
Professor Seaborne will soon produce
“Under a Spell,'' a new mystical melo-
drama in three acts by Henry Belmer.
“The Snares of New York,” Thomas
E. Shea's new play, was produced at the
St, John (X. U.) Opera House last month,
“The Sultan's Favorite.” by Ullie Ak-
erstrom, which was originally acted at
Jamestown, N. Y., recently, is said to
have met w'tli instant success.
Stuart Robson lias gone To New York
from Cohassot, Mass., to look after the
preparations for his elaborate revival of
“The Comedy of Errors,” which is to
take place Sept. IS.
“Nil*. Banes of New York" will this
season he tinier the management of
Harry S. Duflield, who has acquired the
sole rights for the United States and
Canada from Frank W. Sanger. Phosa
McAllister will be the leading lady.
Russell's Comedians this season in-
clude Amelia Clover. Mat hilde Cottrelly,
Nellie Parker. Kate Hart.Trixie Frigan-
za, Willis P. Sweatnain. William Cam-
eron, William B. Wood, William F.
Mack, James Thornton, Alexander IIu.g
and Joseph Jackson.
Robert Buchanan, the English play-
wright. claims that “Sheridan, or the
Maid of Bath,” the play by Paul M. Pot-
ter which E. II. Sot hern produced at the
Lyceum theater. New York city, on
Sept. 4. is taken from a play of Ins which
he showed to Manager Daniel Frohmsn,
and he threatens to commence legal pro-
The Delaware anil Hudson has a site
for a new $100,000 passenger depot in
The Pitfslmrg, Cincinnati, Chicago and
St. Loins railway put im Sunday trains
in ()liio and Indiana.
The Jersey Central company emphat-
ically denies that it lias any intention of
building a line from Bound Brook to
Tho Easton and Amboy railroad is the
new name of that portion of the Lehigh
Valley between Pliillipsburg and Jersey
City known as the New Jersey division.
The Canadian Pacific has taken over
the Montreal and Western railway, which
has been completed to St. Garth from
St. Jerome and will open up a rich
The latest addition to the rolling stock
of the Pennsylvania is 10 Pullman parlor
cars and 40 sleepers. Twenty of the
sleepers are of the JO berth type and 20
contain 112 berths.
As soon as financial matters reach an
easier stage President. Ingalls will begin
carrying out the double tracking of the
Big Four between Cincinnati and Indian-
apolis and Cincinnati and Springfield, O.
Under the name of Red River Valley
and Western, a company has been formed
to build a bin* from Lynchburg, N. D.,
to the James river. A number of west-
ern capitalists are backing t lie enterprise.
A Cheap Overeout.
Smith (to journalistic friend) — You
say you never wear an overcoat iu win-
Journalist—I never do.
“What do you do in very cold weather?”
“I run."—Texas Siftings.
“Must, you go?” she cooed.
“Can you doubt me?” he asked fever-
ishly as the footsteps on the stairs drew
Tkbbitort ofNw Mexico,
Bant A Fk, N. M.. August Z, 189S.
To the Peoploof New Mexico, Arizona, We«tei»
Torn*, and of the Statu of Chihuahuu, in th«
Republic of Mexico:
WnERKAS, All of the citizens of thonliove statea
aro actively interested in the irrigntion industry,
ami are, in n lartto measure, dependent iqmn irri-
tation for the development of their agricultural
Wiikiikak, A lartgi proportion of tho people is
tho teriitory of New Mexico; of tho wester*
portion of t he Mate of Texan, and of tho north-
ern portion of (tie Mate of t hthuahim are largely
dependent upon the Itio (irutide river for thuii
wider aiipply for irrigation iiurjuises ; anil
WtlKHKAH, The greater portion of said rivet
piiH>,0H away during the neuron of the year wlieu
not needed for purpose* of imitation, which,
with it proper «y*lein of reservoir*, could be
unveil nuil utilized, mid would thereby (neatly
add to tho wealth and prosperity ot naid region;
Wheueas, Large quantities of the water of
said river which huvo for ninny years been
appropriated mid used by the citizen* residing
in tlm valley thereof, south of Albuquerque, for
tlie purpose* of irrigation, and upon tho con-
tinual Use of which depends the life anil pros-
perity of tlie community, tm* tieeu wrongfully
appropriated and diverted toother uses by tli«
residents uuar tho headwater* of said stream, iu
Colorado, thus causing a water fiunino in tha
lower valley, which from year to year grow*
greater, until tho agriculturalinterest* are in
imminent danger of destruction utiles* such
diversion be checked.
Now, therefore, for tho purposoof counselling
together, and devising ways and means to stop
tnic!i unlaw ful use and diversions of the water of
tho jtio (i ramie, and of h oring umt preserving iu
reservoirs tho spring and storm w liters that now
go to waste annually, and of discussing and con-
sidering all important questions reluting to
irrigation Jaws, initiation securities, irrigation
nan noils, ami to devi«o and agree upon some
general mid concerted titan of net ion looking
to the development of the agricultural, vinicul-
tural and horticultural resources of such region,
by saving and utilizing th« waters thereof, a
mass convention of tlie citizens residing in said
portion of said states ami territories is hereby
railed to meet at Demi tig, in the* territory of
New Mexico, on Tuesday, November 7, lHVi, and
All persons resident within said portion of
•tales and territories are respectfully requested
to attend and participate in t tie deliberations of
said convent ion, and all counties, mnnicipal cor-
poral ions, irrigation, acequiu sail canal corpora-
tions, boards of trade and chambers of commerce
are invited to send delegates thereto.
Done at Bantu Ke, the capital of New Mexico,
this the Zd day of August, A. 1). lntiT
[hkalJ VV. T. THORNTON,
Attest: Governor of New Mexico,
b. ALEXANDER, Secretary of Territory*
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