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The Fatal Infatuation of Mace
SLEW HIS SWEETHEART'S BROTHER
Then Ho Killed His Rival and Another and
Fled With the Girl to the mountains.
Gavo Himself l'p After Untold Hard?
In the old atone prison nt Monterey
there Is a boy waiting for oxccutlon. Ho
Is ix sturdy, vory dark little Mexican. Ho
smokes cigarettes from morning till night
llko any other Mexican nnd fights his
gunrds like n tiger. Whoover sets foot in?
side his cell must strugglofor his lifo with
That is not a Mcxlonn trick at all. By
trudition nnd instinct your Spaulsh-Anior
ican is conscious of the dignity of death.
nu never dies afraid. But when his futo
is pronounced he blows resignation out
with every cigarctto puff.
They say hi; Is insane. It is not true.
Ho is only Jfulian. His eyes uro piercing,
not soft. His noso is high, nut small and
Mncedonio Frausto wns a cowboy on
tho Kunoho del Matzos, 20 miles from Nu
dadorcs, in tho province of Con, Mexico.
Tho Rannho.dcl Matzos belongs to the
Mojas family. Mucodonio was just a plain
cowboy. Ho could ride anything that
wore hoofs, but any other cowboy on the
Matzos rango could do that. Ho could
drop his lasso over a steer's horns at 40
feet and throw nnd tie bis beef inside of
two minutes. But that is just journey?
man work on cow ranches in that country.
Mncedonio Frausto is only 17 yoars old,
but that is old enough in Mexico to make
a hoy a man. Ho was also old enough to
fall in lovo with the pretty daughter of his
Anita Mojas is 10 years old and n
beauty according to Mexican ideals. It
was not surprising that Mncedonio, tho
cowboy, nhould fall in love with her, nor
possibly was it remarkable thatsbe should
bo interested in tho dashing young vn
qucro with tho cnjjlo face. But thoso
things are arranged for young people in
Mexico without their being troubled about
It, and tho views fit tho rest of tho Mojas
family did not coincide with those of tho
girl and her cowboy lover.
Anita's brothers had undertaken to ar?
range her lifo for her. A companion of
theirs, Hamon Sanchez, tho son of a pros?
perous Chile farmer, was their choico for a
Ho gambled with them, rodn horse races
with them and was of their class, so they
told Anita sbo'Wus to become Schorn San?
chez, and that ought to have been tho end
Anita mndo no protest. Sho know bet?
tor. Mexican girls arc not likely to object
to their brothers'plans openly. Just tho
same sho snubbed .voting Sanchez when?
ever sho could, and whenever her cowboy
lover was riding herd near tho home ranch
sho managed to see him.
Probably they had no plan to thwart the
family arrangement then, but another
cowboy surprised them at their rendezvous
and told Anita's brothers of tho clandes?
Of course tho brothers wero furious.
Your Mexican ranchman is not tho kind
of a man to bo thwarted by a woman, par?
ticularly ono of his own family. Sanchez,
liko a good fellow, agreed to ovorlook tho
girl's indiscretion, and tho brothers ordorotl
Anita to prepuro for an Immediate mar?
Sulleply tho girl obeyed. Tho lnces of
her mother, who had got them from her
mother, und so on book a century or more,
Wore takon from tho chest. The linen
that had been accumulating for just this
event almost from tho date; of Anita's
birth was overhauled. Couriers were sent
out to bid the neighbors come, and the
cookhouse smoked night and day in prep?
aration for tho wedding feast.
How sho got word to him no other man
knows, but in just tho length of time u
swift horse could get over the range to
where Mncedonio was riding und back the
young cowboy galloped up to tho hacienda.
This was on Wednesday evening. The
marriage was set for tho next day, Thurs?
day, May 13.
At tho gnto he met Juan Mojas, the eld?
er brother. There was no "Oh, onmo you
in peace or comoyou In war?" in the broth?
er's greeting. He demanded what Mnce?
donio was doing away from his bunch of
cattlo, and tho answer, so far from satis?
fying him, made him bitter.
"Go marry tho enrbonera's daughter if
you want n bride," said Juan Mojas, and
he followed up tho taunt by discharging
tho presumptuous cowboy.
Juan, Anita Mojas' brother, dropped
dead tit tho gate. In tho Hashing of an
oyo the boy had shot him through tho head
und through tho body.
Outof tho house rushed tho other broth?
er, Felioinno Mojas and his brother-in-law
olect. They .\md been anticipating tho
feast of tho iioxti day. At the gate Mace
donio Frausto stood, Ids smoking 44 In his
bund, tho body of Juan Mojas at his feet.
The two rushed at tho murderer.
Felioinno plunged forward, nnd his fact;
scraped tho dirt of the house yard. Among
tho accomplishments of tho young cowboy
was a peculiar accuracy in shooting.
One shot killed Felioinno, but the pro
posed husband took more killing. The re?
maining shots in Mnecdonlo's revolver
were fired nt young Sanchez, but he did
not fall. Mncedonio sprang to meet him.
Tho revolver was hack in Us holster, and
tho long bowlc knife that balanced It in
the cowboy's belt wns in his hand. Men
do not keep their feet when a nlno incn
knife Is plunged Into thorn. The crazed
cowboy knelt on his prostrate rival, twist
the knife In his breast, when Manuel
Horror?, n neighbor, who had hoard the
shooting und ran up, seized hli?.
As well try to solzu one of tho leopards
of Coa. Mticcdonio .spun aroun*?ln tho
neighbor's arms, and Manuel Horrem,
stabbed through the heurt, wns added to
the dead in tni, duorwny of tho Haolonda
There was nobody elso nround except
servants and peons. It was nono of tholr
business to interfere In a family, quurrcl.
Tho COOks kept their preparations for tho
wedding breakfast, and two old men con?
tinued to mend harness in tho corral.
Stepping over his victims, Macedonlo
went Into tho house. In tho hallway he
found Anita. Ho seized and carried her
to the gate. Ho lifted her up before him
In tho saddle. He galloped away to tho
It was morning before tho authorities
learnod of tho four dead mon at the Haci?
enda Mojas and tho lli?ht of their mur?
derer with his sweetheart. Tho big bell
was rung. Tho vatjtieros wore gathored.
The neighbors came, nnd tho soldier
police and all struckofT for tho mountains
on the trail of Macedonlo Frausto.
But more than his Indian nose and his
sharp oyes had oomo down to the young
cowboy from tho men who used to hunt
jaguars in those same mountains.
On the Hat there was not much trouble
to trail him, but when the upland was
reached it seemed as if tho double ridden
horse hnd taken wings. Abandoning the
cow trails, tho young murderer bud ridden
ncross the loose rock that held no telltale
tracks. Some of the trailers thought they
found flints that bore tho mark of a shod
hoof, but it was wild searching, simply a
scouring over the rocky bills, and it enmo
to nothing. An Indian can trail a white
man and lind him in any sort of country,
but. there was no trick of the mountains
that Macedonlo Frausto did not know,
and he oni|iloyed them nil to cover his
tracks. Ho knew where they would search,
nnd those! wore tho pin cos bo avoided.
He told tho story afterward, und what,
ho did not tell the girl did. So they have
the connected talo of tho wanderings of
the pair at Monterey.
There arc plenty of jaguars left in tho
Coa hills, and there aro other beasts to
carry out the punishment of death when
tho human agents of tho law fail. The
searching parties saw tho buzzards hover?
ing about a precipitous, inaccessible can?
yon, and, coming hack, reported t heir belief
that Macedonlo and his sweetheart bad
been devoured by tho wild things of the
A bitter enough time tho pair had of it
hiding in tlio hills, and unco tho spotted
ounces almost avenged tho murder of
Anita Mojas' brothers, betrothed and
neighbor. It was In the canyon of San Go
rouimo they were attacked by tho jaguars.
They were crouching among the rocks
the sei oiid night after the murders whon
tho beasts found them out. One of tho
animals leaped upon tho young cowboy's
back as lit! cowered there, and It was only
his inherited swiftness and his bloody
knife that saved them. All that night
Mncrdouio stood guard, and wherever ho
saw a pair of eyes blazing In tho brush ho
llrod with his revolver.
It was Wednesday night when tho young
murderer swung his sweetheart before him
into tho saddle and galloped away to the
mountains. It was tho following Tuesday
when the pair staggered Into Vllladama,
over 70 miles away. They bad staid out
as long as they could. They had lived on
roots and berries that tho young moun?
taineer's instinct taught him wore good.
They bad ridden their horse to death tho
first day to get beyond tho posse's reach,
and It was tho carcass of tho horse that the
buzzards reported by tho trailing' parly
hovered over in the inacccsslblo canyon.
After that thfiy staggered along ?m foot.
You who do not know tho Coa moun?
tains cannot dream of tho parching desort
places, tho dry mountain gorges, so deep
that it is a day's travel to pass ovor them,
tho jagged heaps of rocks tbnt run up into
tho clouds. This Is tho country over which
Macedonlo Frausto dragged the brido that
was Ida wage of murder. They went days
without water, they went days without
food, under tho blistering Moxicun sun.
The rooks cut their shoos from their feet;
tho mosquito and manzanito bushes toro
their clothes from their bodies. At night
the mountains were alive. Tho screams
of jaguars and pumas kept them awake, in
spilt! of their exhaustion. They would
have traveled at night, but when tho sun
goes down all the venomous, creeping
things of that desolate country coino out,
ami a journey in that darkness is death as
certain as it is awful.
They were almost dead with hunger and
fatigue when they staggered into Villa
daina. Thoy wore apprehended at once.
Promptly they were separated and placed
under gtinrd. The light was not all out
if the boy yet, but ho was toooxhanstcd
to make an adctpiato resistance The vll
Inge blacksmith riveted irons on his hands
nnd feet ami a strong guard took him to
tho fort tit Montorey.
The girl is in a convent in tho same
.?own. So much has she suffered on her
awful journey t hat her death from exhaus?
tion is only a matter of days.
In the prison of tho fort Macedonlo i-t
waiting for the word that will bring htm
to the Rtonu wall to fact) tho execution
squad. His strength lias come back to
him, but tho Insanity of rage Is on him.
anil even bis jailer lint s not dare to do
more than push his fond throush tho bars.
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