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TR1L; PASO DAILY HEKALD, 4:30. p. lti. Last Edition DECEMBER 20, 1900. 20th YEAR, NO. ailM. pcN1 " EL PASO. TEXAS. THURSDAY, HORRIBLE OUTRAGES Perpetrated On Christians In Macedonia By Mohammedans. HIDEOUS TORTURE Visited On Men, and Women, and Children, Because they Would Not Embrace the Religion of Islam VIENNA. Dec. 20 Further details of the massacre of Christians in Mace donia by Mussulmans have been receiv ed from Salonica. Horrible outrages have been commit ted. In the village of Bituck. in northern Albania, a horde of Mohammedans cru cified every Christion male in the place fixing them to trees with stakes driv en through their hands and feet. Many of the women were outraged, and all were carried off to Mohamme dan harems. Children were chopped up before . their parents eyes. At Gruma, south of Bituck. women and girls were violated In front of tneir husbands and fathers. The men were terribly mutilated, having ears, fingers, toes and limbs cut off. Many children were drowned. At Ribaritz the entire population was massacred, after the victims' live and quivering flesh had been stripped off with hooks. At Baniska a bonfire was made of twenty living Christians. At Genevilza a priest of the Melum kovics was tied in a sack and thrown into the river. The ringleader of the Mohammedans is a fanatic, Haiduk Islam, who boasts of having slaughtered 200 Giaours (in fidels) with his own hands. RUHLIN WILL. . FIGHT JEFFRIES AT CINCINNATI IN FEBRU ARY FOR BIG STAKE. NEW YORK, Dec. 20 A new set of articles were signed yesterday bind ing Jim Jeffries and Gus Ruhlin for a 25 round contest at Saengerfest Hall, Cincinnati, on February 15, the winner to receive 5 per cent of the gross re ceipts. The men will post $2000 each with the bank of Cincinnati and the convention hall company will do tae same. t George Slier has been selected as ref eree. Billy Delaney arrived yesterday from San Francisco and will be Jeffries's trainer. Jeffries will train for the con test at West Baden, Indiana. Jack Mc cormick and Jack Jeffries will also as sist the champion to get into condi tion. THE BOERS ARE ACTIVE AGAIN BETWEEN JOHANNESBURG ( AND PRETORIA, JOHANNESBURG. Dec. 20 Heavy cannonading was heard yesterday north of Krugersdorp near the Magal ieaborg mountains northwest of here. It is believed ueneral Clements has again engaged General Del are y who so severely defeated him on the iuagal iesburg December 13. General Clements had been strongly reinforced. The Boers are very active between here and Pretoria. IT IS RUMORED THAT CHARLE MAGNE TOWER WILL BE NEW MINISTER TO FRANCE. ST. PETERSBURG, Dec 20 Charle magne Tower,' United States minister to Russia, will assume the place occu pied by General Horace Porter in Par is, according to a diplomatic rumor nere. THE CZAR IS SAID TO HAVE EN TIRELY RECOVERED HIS HEALTH AT LAST. PARIS, Dec. 20 It Is reported from Lividia that the czar has resumed con trol of current affairs, with his health almost entirely restored. . i THE PORTO R1CANS WHO RECEN7LY PASSED il-tOUGH FOR HAWAII Are Stirring Up Trouble In the Im migration Bureau, and an Investi gation is in Progress. They Claim They Came From Porto Rico Against Their Will. The report that went out from El Paso to the effect that the Porto Rlc ans that went through here two weeks aeo were being taken to Hawaii with out their consent is causing a little stir from Washington to San Francisco. The report probably had less to do with the investigation than the denial of the story sent out by officials of the Southern Pacific company, who went on to deny things that were not in the report at all. The immigration bureau at Wash ington has taken the matter up and is making a thorough Investigation. General A. G. Malloy. representative of that department here, ras received .instructions to secure all the facts ' possible and report to the department at once. It was alleged at the time 'the Porto Ricans went through El Paso that they claimed that they were being taken against their will and had been taken from the island without their knowledge. The government is now working on the case to ascertain whether their assertions were correct or not. ! They claimed that they were to work on the opposite side of Porto Rico and when they next saw land it was in New Orleans. They were then guarded until they reached San Fran cisco. It is said on the other hand, however, that they intended to go to Hawaii but when they saw what a fine country this was the decided not to go and were making these accusations in the hopes of breaking their contract with their employers. When, they reached San Francisco, according to the San Francisco Chronicle, they re fused to go farther. Thirty of them went on the ship but the others refused and are now in 'Frisco on the charity of the town. The government is using every ef fort to learn the truth and the prob abilities are that the facts will be es tablished in a few days. BATTLESHIPS AND TORPEDO BOATS LEAVE NEWPORT NEWS ON CRUISE. NEWPORT NEWS. Va.. Dec. 20 Th ebattleships Kearsage and Massa chusetts sailed this morning for Pen sacola. Florida, the first stop on their southern cruise. The Kearsage is Ad miral Farquhar's flagship. The mosquito fleet composed of the Vicksburg. Annapolis. Frolic, Wompa tuckTand Piscataqua, is expected to sail for Manila, a 14.000 mile trip, later in the day. Captain Karl Rohrer will be in com mand. YOUNG NEGRO TAKEN FROM JAIL AT DAYLIGHT AND QUICKLY LYNCHED. NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 20 Albert Lewis, colored, who yesterday after noon shot and killed town marshal W. E. Richardson at Gulfport, Miss., a suburban resort of New Orleans, was captured at daylight this morning and placed in jail at Mississippi City. Shortly after an orderly mob tooK Lewis from Jail and banged him to a tree near the L. & N. depot at Gulfport close to the scene of the murder. Lewis was about twenty years of age. THB TELEGRAPHERS WILL GET NO SUPPORT FROM OTHER RAILWAY ORDERS. CHICAGO, 111., Dec. 20. Notwith standing the fact that the committee representing the engineers, firemen, conductors, and trainmen of the A. T. & S. F. railroad failed yesterday in its conference with the management of the road to adjust the pending strike of the telegraph operators, and de clared their own neutrality, a member of the latter organization this morn ing expressed himself as being confi dent of their ability to carry the strike to asuccessful issue. THE BOER INVASION OF CAPE COLONY IS SPREADING AT ALARMING RATE. 1 CAPE TOWN. Dec 20. The Boers i have occupied Coleeburg, a town 20 miles south of the Orange river. The Boer invasion is spreading east and west in the northern part of the col ony, and the inhabitans are greatly disturbed. THE STATE TREASURY Of Nebraska Attacked By Robbers, But they are Driven Off". NEARLY $200,000 In Gold and Currency ButFor the Pluck Of A Watch man. Would Have Been Lost. LINCOLN, Neb., Dec. 20 A daring endeavor to rob the state treasury at the capitol here was frustrated at 3 o'clock this morning. v Watchman Good discovered robbers at work drilling into the vault doors. A revolver duel followed between the robbers and the watchman. Bullets whizzed dangerously near the latter, one piercing the lapel of his coat and severing his watch chain. The robbers took flight through the windows of the treasurer's ofllce. Drills and chisels were found on the floor without the door. A large sum of money variously es timated at from a hundred to two hun dred thousand dollars, was in the time lock safes within the vault. State treasurer Meservey retires from office in January and was making ready to turn over the state funds to his successor, which nccounts for the un usual sum on hand. WEST POINT CADETS TELL OF THE HAZIXGS THEY HAVE UN DERGONE. WEST POINT, Dec. 20 The inquiry by the military board into the death of former cadet Oscar Booz, who is said to have died as the result of haz ing, was continued today. Cadet W. L. Cowles of Kansas testi fied that he never thought Booz a strong or robust fellow. He first met Booz at St. Luke's school, Blushton. Philadelphia, in 1S97. At that time Booz was in poor health and was said to have weak lungs. He was not up in his studies at St. Luke's. Herbert Crumm of Ohio testified that he had been hazed by fellow cadets. Among other things he had been forc ed to eat 85 prunes at one time and later to swallow a bowl of mollasses and eat six large slices of bread. -was a hard dose, but he did it. He knew Booz and described him as a slouchy fellow who did not seem to have energy enough to hold himself to gether. PROMINENT BALTIMORE MERCH ANT COMMITTED SUICIDE BY SHOOTING. BALTIMORE, Md.. Dec. 20 It has been discovered that Edward Blake Bruce, senior member of the firm of E. B. Bruce & Co., who was supposed to have died in Boston last Saturday from apoplexy, committed suicide by shoot ing himself in the head at Hotel Tour alne, that city. His body has arrived here for burial. OverworK is said to have been the cause. He was a director in tiie First Na tional bank and the U. S. Guaranty Co. He leaves an estate of $300,000 in trust. NEWSPAPER MEN EXAMINED B CHICAGO GRAND JURY ON CITY CORRUPTION. CHICAGO, 111., Dec. 20. The inves tigation by the grand jury into the police scandals and other correuption was resumed this morning, following the lead of yesterday when the city editors of all Chigago newspapers were called to testify before the grand jury. The inquisitors will today examine the newspaper reporters whose names were given them by the city editors as the men on whose authority the stories published concerning the vice and corruption in Chicago have been based. Robert G. McAdams and his mother Mrs. Dr. J. M. McAdams, of Neveda, Mo., arrived last night on the T. P., and will spend the winter here. ANOTHER RAILROAD Will Shortly Connect El Paso With Denver By a Short Line- SENATOR ANDREWS Tells Of His Project To Build A Line into the Rich Coal Fields East Of Santa Fe. W- H. Andrews, of Pittsburg, Pa., one of the mining magnates of New Mexico, is stopping at the Sheldon. Mr. Andrews fs also one of the direc tors of the new railroad company which was chartered last week to run from Santa Fe through Albuquerque and to connect with EI Paso and Northeastern extension north of Cap- itan. He states that he has the best railroad proposition in the west con sidering the length of the road and when it is completed will be of inesti mable worth to El Paso and both San ta Fe and Albuquerque. "Our road will traverse the best country in New Mexico," he said to a Herald reporter this morning, "and can be called another El Paso road. We have everything ready to begin building and the road will be complet ed wuuin a few months. It will run through a practically level country and the task of building will be much less than any other road in the coun try. Of course the Santa Fe will fight us some but they are too late as we are now ready to berin business. "The finest coal in the west lies on our line just east of Santa Fe," con tinued Mr. Andrews, "and when our road is completed we will be able to supply the markets of the west with as good coal as can be found in Penn sylvania and at a much less cost than it is being furnished now. The coal is near the top of the ground and can be mined cheaply and with so much railroad competition we can reach this market more easily than any other mines in the territory. Our road con nects with both the Santa Fe and the El Paso and Rock Island, which as sures us of good traffic rates into El Paso and Mexico, the business we are looking most anxiously for. We also connect with the Denver and Rio Grande at Santa Fe which practically assures El Paso another road to Den ver. Of course we will have to handle the D. & R. G., business for that com pany is tied up in an agreement with the Santa Fe that practically keeps them out of New Mexico. We have no connections with the Denver ad Rio Grande road except to handle . their business but of course under the agreement we have we are the connec ting link that furnishes another through line from Denver to El Paso. "The new road will not belong to any of the larger companies for we have a good thing as it is. We shall give the Rock Island a chance at the Albuquerque and Santa Fe business as well as connecting the Denver and Rio Grande with El Paso and the through business alone will make the road a paying institution." Mr. Andrews is delighted with the proposition and says that there can be no trouble or delay in constructing the line. He assers that his com Dan v has no connection with the Denver and Rio Grande except a traffic airrange ment. The new road will mean much for El Paso and as the road will con nect this city with the best coal in the territory it may mean that cheaper coal can be had here in the near fu ture. Mr. Andrews will go to Albuaueraue tomorrow where the directors will hold a meting and arrange for the begin ning of the work. He has traversed the section to be covered by the road and is about the largest mine owner and operator on the line. The road will go through the rich San Pedro district whore one of the largest smel ters in the territory is now in operatioi and numbers of small mines are being worked. Air. Andrews states that most of the caDital interested la from rnlnnHn and from this and the connections to be made with the Denver and Rio Grande it ts safe to surmise that the new roaa win De merely an extension of the Denver and Rio Grande road to the El Paso and Rock Island and in to El Paso. MARSHAL'S STORY OF THE WRONGDOING OF HENDERSON, OF GREELEY. He Made His Great Mistake in Run ning Away, Else He Never Would Have Been Prosecuted, and He Might Have Been Able to Make Up the Loss. D. Camp, city marshal of Greeley, Colorado arrived over the Santa Fe this morning and after breakfast went immediately to the county . Jail where he took charge of U. M. Henderson who was arrested Monday itfght in the Gem saloon in this city by Captain Ten Eyck and Constable Henry" Gray. Henderson is wanted in Greeley' for alleged embezzlement. The following is the story of the crime as told to a Herald reporter by Marshal Camp this morning: "Henderson went to work for the First National bank in Greeley when he was seventeen years old and work- (Continued on Fourth Page.) MILLIONAIRE CUDAHY'S SON WAS KIDNAPED AND RANSOMED FOR $25,000. OMAHA, Dec. 20. Twenty-five thousand dollars in gold was the price paid by Edward Cudahy, the million- aire packer, for the return of his son Edward. Jr., who was. kidnaped late Tuesday night. - Yesterday about noon a second sive reached the Cudahy home through the mail repeating the offer for the re- turn of the boy safe and unharmed providing the sum of $25,000 was paid . that night. It was paid. At the time of the boy's return two policemen were on guard at the house, but did not know anything about the boy's reappearance until one of t. the family came out and told them that their services were dispensed with, as Eddie had returned. The officers inquire dfor particulars but none of the family -would' make a statement. The police have been in structed to drop their investigation of the .boy's disappearance. Those who have been working on the rase and who are in a position for- in side information are of the opinion that the young man had a quarrel wiih, some member of his family and took this means of seeking revenge. The chief of police stated this morning that he was in possession of the full details of the case but refused to make a state ment. THREE ACRES OF A PENNSYLVA NIA TOWN CAVE INTO A COAL MINE. PITTSTON. Pa., Dec. 20 One of the worst cave-ins on record in this section occurred early today. Three acres of the surface over the old work ings of the Seneca Coal company set tled. Several houses are on the verge of collapse, and in some streets large fis sures have appeared. As far as known no casualties oc curred. The loss of property is great and many business buildings are in jeopardy. GOVERNOR SAYERS ORDERS SOL DIERS TO CORSICANA TO PRO TECT negro! . AUSTIN. Tex.. Dec. 20, (Special patch to The Herald) An attempt was made last night to lynch Anderson Noyes. a negro- on trial at Corsicana' for the murder of Mrs. Finch. company i mmiary was oraerea there this afternoon by the governor. SENATOR JONES SAYS HE HAS NO INTENTION OF RESIGNING HIS CHAIRMANSHIP. WASHINGTON. Dec. 20 Senator Jones says this afternoon that the I story of his resigning the 'chairman- 'ship of the democratic national com - mittee is utterly without foundation. ', A FRUIT STEAMER RUNS INTO AND SINKS A SCHOONER AT NORFOLK. NORFOLK, Va., Dec 20. The Ja maica fruit steamer Hazel ran down and sank the schooner Emblem in coming to Norfolk today. M KINLEY'S PLURALITY IN THE LATE ELECTION WAS NEARLY 860,000. WASHINGTONTDec. 20-McKinley's , ... . J plurality as officially determined Is eight hundred and fifty-nine thousand, YOUNG MAN fiULTREATED A Mexican Boy Tortured All But To Death By Americans. GREAT REJOICING When He Returned, and the Story of His Adventures IS A Most Thrill ing Une. Special Correspondence of The Herald. MONTICELLO N. M., Dec. 18. Me lecio Garcia, the young man who dis appeared on the night of the 13th inst., was found alive. The tale is this: Garcia worked at the time with F. F. Smith, a grazier who lives about fifteen miles from town. Willie Dodds and Garcia were ! going to Magdalena; each one had his j team. At night they camped. Dodds j went to a neighbor's camp to get some corn which he needed. mis-'While he was gone two men Came to his camp and asked Garca if he would let them sleep there. He agreed. ' One of them said, "I want to see the brand of that horse; the horse is mine." Garcia stopped rubbing the horse they wanted to see. when suddenly the stranger caught him by the neck. He called Willie, but only once, for, they bade him not to shout or talk for they would kill him. They made him walk away from the camp into the San Mateo mountains, a distance of two miles, when they .Ued him to a tree. beaa "own. and left . nim- After a while they returned with two other men. They untied him and bade him walk, they whipping him and treating him brutally. - wuc ui uie ineu recvgDizeu ilu ana said. "He is a Mexican." "Yes, Garcia said, "I am pure Mex ican." He would plead as best he could that they let him live, he would embrace and caress every one of them to coax kindness from them. They asked him If he was not work ing for Frank Smith; he said' yes. "Where is Willie?" they asked again. "I believe he is at the camp,"" he said. After he had been walking and they, riding a while they tied his feet again and reaching the plain they dragged him about one hundred yards, when one of them said. "Let him lose." And they did; but warned him say ing: "Don't you work one day more for Frank Smith, not one single day." Each one of them whipped him good and left. He dil not recognize them but says they were all Americana. Garcia was out two days and three nights without water, food, or shelter. His limbs and feet got badly hurt by the whipping and dragging so he could hardly walk. He crawled some time and them he would go on crutches whieh he made with poles and brushwood. Thus he went the distnct nf ahmt twt Dis-imilM whM, , . . M , shepherds on Sunday morning, From there the people wke were hunting for him received the ews aad : brought him to his home. . it wa3 a touching scene. . I A g,.eat Aeal of shooting anaonaced his arrival. The whole town was stirred. All assembled at the "house where the distracted mother waited for her son, but no one entered the house; forming a procession all marched to the church to thank God for his watchful providence. 3 SENATE RATIFIED THE HAY- I PAUNCEFOTE TREATY THIS j AFTERNOON. . WASHINGTON. Dec. 20 The senate 'wa8 caiied to order at noon, rhe gal- leries were filled and the majority of senators were present. The army reorganization bill was re ported with amendments from the committee of military affairs by Sen ator Hawley, its chairman. Senator Carter favorably reported the bill extending the homestead laws to settlers in the Indian reservation. The bill was passed. " ty with the Foraker amendment was rati- fled by the senate, by fiftv-flve to eighteen.