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EL PA 4:30. p. m. Last Edition EL PASO, TEXAS, FRIDAY, MARCH 1 1901. 21st Year, No. 49 Price Five Cents Botha Has Surrendered MUST HAVE TROOPS PENITENTI EVENTS IN SAN ANTONIO AN EXHIBIT MUTINY ARY BURNS And Britons Don't Care SO i i " -. -I -. - f i The Political Whirl is Quiet ing Down, While Busi ness Booms, STREET CAR LINE Is Managed Progressively, and El' Paso Has Other Things to Learn There- Special to The Herald. SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Feb. 28. The mayor has settled public curiosity by making appointments for all the big jobs within his gift, but the hungry politicians have not yet stopped their fight for places and his. honor is swamped with applications, thus ex penancing some of the troubles atten dant on victory. There are two hun dred applications on file for positions in the police department alone and on- I ly about fifty places to fill, perhaps six-.three hundred prisoners, all of whom ty-five or seventy if the force is in- j were escorted to a place of safety creased, which it certainly will be. ' As without one escaping or one being intimated in The Herald Monday, this hurt. department is to be thoroughly rear- j The prisoners stood for nearly three ganlsed and the city for once will have hours in a military position, fully an efficient lot of peacemakers. An ' clothed in their prison garb, watching ordinanace has been drawn making a ' tne flames destroy the building, man's age less than fifty years, weight j The Lincoln fire department made betwen 160 and 250, in proportion to'a iong and fast run to tne pri80n his height, and height no less than 5:8 whlcn la situated a couple of miles out as prerequisite for appointment on the of toe city but the flames had gained force. Applicant must also stand a such neadway that the department was physical and mental examination and pqwei.esll practically. must be able to ride well on horseback, i The on,y thlnga of value were as the patrolmen and mounted men the paperg and which may b ealternated, and he must be able were b d TescueA by some guards to rro wiiiumt - force will consist ot a cmei, a ca-piam. i a iwawaaui. " "I night and one for day clerical duty, and such, a force of mounted men, pa- , M . . i trolmen, and detectives as the council shall ater determine. It is certain, however, that the foot force will be re duced and more mounted men put on. The business portion of the city only will be patroled by men on foot. The . unitorms are to be metropolitan long coats, belts and billies, felt helmets with the man's number or official rank fmnt wiiitA eloves. etc The men will be required to be neat in their personal appearance, keep nicely sha-, ven and present an appearance that would be an attraction for any alder- man's female chef. The salary ol tne j LINCOLN. March 1 At noon when patrolmen will be $60 per month, 8earch was made of the cell house of mounted men $80. and detectives $85. the burned penitentiary the charred the city to supply every member of the body of Charles Pfenger was dlscov force with a complete uniform, made ered in nls ceU He had been released to order, twice a year, from the chief wlth the otner convicts, but had gone dowa. The chief is authorized to wiin- draw any two men he may choose from the force for use as oeiecwve. salary to be increaseo wnue uiey a on duty in this capacity. The old de- teetive buerau is tnus aooiisueu, the eowboy hats. Pullman porter unl- forma, etc captain jame m. Riper, for the past ten years chief dep uty sheriff and previous to that a well known Texas ranger, has been selected as hief of police. He is the only new appointee so far made by the mayor, all corted by four companies of state mili the other appointees having been re- tia Albert Shenkle. charged with brutal nominated for their bame positions, assault on Annie Gilles of Whitehall, Captain Van Riper succeeds Captain wa8 brought here at nine o'cloek this W. D. Druse, who was recently bus- morning;. . pended when the grand Jury returned ; A large and angry crowd gathered half a hundred indictments against at the 8tatlon when the train pulled in, him. The new rules regulating the po- but the presence of the soldiers pre lice department will be the cause of al- Yented an outbreak, most all Ihe present encumbents losing The troop8 are now at the Jaii where their official heads and then will end the negTO ls confined He is nearly de one of the poorest police administra- mented with frlght. Uons in the history of the city. Under, Gn,y the determlned action of the its regime burglaries, holdups and rob- snerlff and state offlcfais have present beries have been so frequent that they a ynching have ceased to excite attention and po- j licemen almost unable to get off a'THE CHIHUAHUA AND PACIFIC street car anaided were the rule instead of the exception, almost all being old ROAD WILL ESTABLISH AN EX- enough for a grandpapa or decrepit enough for a life retirement. Legislators to Visit San Antonio. Hoa Chris Callan, one of San An tonio's representatives in the legisla- ture, has invited the members of the house to visit this city on the 9th and 10th and they are coming. The Busi- ness Men's club is preparing to receive them. I (Continued on Fifth Page.) Half a Million Goes Up on Smoke While 3 JO Con Watch in Burn NOT ONE ESCAPED. State Militia was Urdered Out. But There was no Need for Their ' Services. LINCOLN, Neb., March 1 Fire that started in the kitchen of the wardens quarters of the slate penitentiary about 10 o'clock resulted in the total de struction of the cell house, the main buildings and the adjoining addition before it was brought under control. The loss is upwards of half a mil lion dollars. Owing to the coolness of the author ities and the perfect discipline maln- tained,. no panic prevailed among the and some trusties . . . nut ihn atato mllitlo ooolot guarding the prisoners till arrange- ments can be made for other quarters. , " The convicts were complimented by the warden this morning for their do cility, and many of those whose terms nrly expiring win be released. " xueu " a18" tributed among the various Jails of the counties or Doaraea ai oiner pemien tiaries until a new prison can be erect ed. ! The people of Lincoln provided breakfast for the convicts, the kitchen equipment being burned as well as all clothing and effects. Dack to get personal belongings, and then the a, cut him off. , pfenger was a wife murdered, having kUed ner Jn a quarre, seTen yearg ago and wag 8ervIng a ,lfe sentence. qnuy determined ACTION OF SHERIFF HAS PREVENT ED A LYNCH I NG- CARROLLTON, Ills.. March 1. Es PERIMENT STATION. Special to The Herald. CHIHUAHUA. March 1. An agri cultural experiment station will be es tablished by the Chihuahua & Pacific road, which will be under the direction of Prof. J. J. Haney, who is in charge of the experiment department of the State Agricultural college at Manhat- tan, Kansas. Rooms for rent. See page 7. NE w YORK, March 1. A cable to the Herald today says that General Botha has surrendered, which means the virtual close of the Boer war. The news was received with astonishing apathy in London. The public is so sick of the war that it does not appear to care who Is captured or who is successful, and minor news is of more interest than even the startling in formation from South Africa. News From The Alormon Colonies Special to The Herald. COLOXIA JUAREZ. Mex., Feb. 20 After a long - continued period of 8 tor my weather rain in these valleys and snow in the mountains we have fine weather again. The rains and snows are of incalculable value, and have been more abundant than at any time since our advent in Mexico. I learn from Charles Martineau just ar rived from Chuichupa.that when he left that place five days ago the snow in that , village was eighteen inches in depth on the level; and just before he left there is had snowed continuously from Friday to Tuesday and had not melted as it fell, much of the time it would have ben four feet deep. On some of the hills on the road to this place snow was breast deep to a horse. At Garcia, which, with Chuichupa, has an altitude of more than 7000 feet above sea level, the snow was about as deep as in Chuichupa, but at Ca vail is and Pacheco, about 1000 feet lower, there was but little. This snowfall is unprecedented in those localities, but insures to the towns in the Casas Gran de valley-abundance of the life-giving element to the farmer and stockraiser, all of whom are therefore happy. A few day 8 ago the house of Mr. Al ma Chestnut, in Chuichupa, was de stroyed by fire with all its contents. A heavy snow storm was raging at the time and the building being of wood burned so rapidly that nothing could be saved, except what the family were clothed in. Mr. Chestnut was absent in Garcia at the time and his wife and children were staying for the night at her mother's home. I learn that Mr. Cox, part owner of some of the Guaynopa mines attempted to go from there-to Chuichupa by the Candelaria trail, but had to retrace his steps, finding the snow five to ten feet deep upon that lofty mountain. He finally reached Chuichupa by another route not so elevated. Chuichupa is steadily growing since its late organization as a ward, with Geo. M. Haws as its bishop, and with its exceptional advantages for home seekers must become a place of consid erable importance. At present all indications point to the coming season as one of much greater prosperity than the last, dur ing which agriculturists suffered con siderably from drouth and scarcity of water for irrigation which thus injured both stockmen and farmers. DR. FLOWER HAS BOUGHT AN OTHER MINE AND ORGANIZED A BIG COMPANY. Special to The Herald. CHIHUAHUA, March 1. Dr. R. C. Flower has arganized the Buenos Aires Mining company, composed of eastern capitalists and has purchased the fa mous Buenos Aires mine, six kilome ters from Cusihniriachic This mine was operated for many years by John Burns, who died a year ago. and has produced over $1,000,000. A larga force of men will be put to work and upon the completion of the new mill 150 tons daily will be pro duced. Dr. Flower is president of the new company and S. L. Pearce the general manager. GREAT MILITARY MANEUVER GROUNDS TO BE LOCATED NEAR SAN ANTONIO. Special to The Herald. SAN ANTONIO. March 1 The Thirty third infantry has started home from Manila. A survey has been ordered near San Antonio for one of the three proposed military maneuver grounds. Help wanted. See page 7. MURDERER ELECTROCUTED IN OHIO MEETS DEATH WITH RE MARKABLE NERVE. COLUMBUS,-Ohio, March 1 Rosyln CFarrei, who murdered Charles Lane last August, was electrocuted here this morning. The man walked calmly to his death, expiating his crlmex with splendid nerve. His last hours have been remakable. He received a clergyman, partook of the sacrament, and then played check ers with the priest, whom he begged to amuse him. Tiring of this he played his guitar and sang gaily until summoned to the death chamber. 1 After being tied in the chair he was asked if he had anything to say. "No. thank you," he replied, smil ingly. , The current was turned on and sev enteen hundred volts poured into , his body. In forty seconds the unfortunate man was dead. CONGRESS PREPARES TO CLOSE UP ITS BUSINESS AND WILL WORK SUNDAY. WASHINGTON, March 1 The house today passed a resolution closing the doors of the representative chamber from tomorrow night until Monday af- , irrnuon at 2 o ciock to everybody but members of congress and employes. " The house proposes to make the leg islative day tomorrow run through to- Trtrrr bf n t a. C. J n . j"1 "ism. siuuudj, ana ounaay j night, and close up all business of the present congress without hindrance from lobbyists or outsiders. T Congress today also made final ar rangements so far as it is concerned ifor the inauguration ceremonies on , Monday, which promise to be unusually brilliant. "UNSELFISH WORK OF THREE MEN" MIGHT HAVE BEEN BET TER EXERCISED. WASHINGTON. Maivh 1 rvcw- -yw a very virulent opposition, the success i of the movement has been secured to nave the Louisiana exposition closed on Sunday by act of congress. It is announced here today that the result is "due to th eunselflsh and en ergetic work of three men. Rev. Dr. Hathaway. general secretary of the American Sabbath union of New York Senator Teller, and Representative Grout. " i THREE DEAD. SIX MISSING. A DOZEN BADLY INJURED IN FIRE AT ROCHESTER. ROCHESTER. March 1 A disas trous fire occurred here shortly after noon in the big dyehouse of Leary & Co. The upper floors were occupied by the Senaca Kodak Co. who employed a large number of hands. The building was quickly consumed Three bodies have already been tak en out of the ruins, six are missing, and a dozen are seriously injured. STORMS IN THE ENGLISH CHAN NEL CAUSE LOSS AND DAMAGE TO VESSELS. LONDON.. March 1. The steamer Indiana from Venice was sighted this morning in a sinking condition.' She had been in collision and her crew are probably lost. The German steamer Washington New York to Rotterdam was driven ashore off Norfolk during the heavy gale prevailing in the English channel. ARIZONA CATTLEMEN BUY SONO RA CATTLE T OS END TO NOR THERN RANGES. Spe ial to The Herald. NOGALES. Ariz.. March 1. Central Arizona cattlemen have just bought nine tliousan dhead of Sonora cattle to be sent to restock the ranges in the north. They Intend to buy ten thous and more. By Taking rompt and Ener getic Action tl f-asoCan Make Big Show A1INE AND MINERAL Resources of This Section Would Be Brought to the Attention of Capi talists. The proposition of providing an ex- hibit for the Pan-American exposition SAN ANTONIO. Texas., March 1. , at Buffalo which will properly repre- : Last night General McKibbin, com sent the mineral resources of the vast manding the department of Texaj, with mining country contiguous to El Paso, headquarters at Fort Sam Houston, re embracing New Mexico, old Mexico and ceived word by wire from Ennis, in' the western part of Texas is one which Ellis county, on the Houston and Tex ts receiving no little comment and indl- as Central railroad, to the effect that a vidua! approval from the mining men party of four hundred recruits on th of this district. The consensus of 'way to the Philippines had mutinied ' opinion it that it would prove one of against their officers. , i the best advertising mediums that . . The dispatch asked for the immedi could be utilized for bringing to the at- ate dispatch of a detachment of reg tention of the world the mineral wealth ular troops to quell the disturbance, of this region, in general and El Paso General McKibbin sent Captatm Beall ' its center, in particular. and a company of men. Secretary Russell of the chamber of Inquiry at army headquarters fails commerce who is also secretary of the to elicit -any definite information about Southwest International -Miners' asso- the trouble However, it is believed elation, has received several communi- that the difficulty Is not serious. It is' cations showing the interest that is be- the practice to send recruits in charge ing taken in the movement and a desire of young and comparatively, inexper to aid it. For instance, a letter was re- ienced officers, and it is likely that the' ceived from L. B. Ricketts. superinten- clash came over some trivial misunder dent of the Moctezuma Copper com- standing oil orders. 1 pany, which is practically the Phelps-' ( Dodge company, operating at Nacosari, Sonora. Mr. Ricketts i a member of the executive commute of the Miners' association. In speaking of this mat ter, Mr. Ricketts says: "I would say that if the committee succeeds in organizing so' that a repre sentation of ores can be made at Buf falo I would be glad to send them a good set of commercial samples of the reached ihfr Atn bWhday an By product of our mine and works. I will versary and are ha e and hearty. nth dellver it to them at Buffalo free of f ever Uen heir, aay ol cost but I would not care to go to the fortunes of the world, in the way. . vi .v.- of illness. uvuuic ojiu put. vui wm.ytuij LU IUC expense of making and shipping the collection to Buffalo unless there is a certainty v that the association will . moke an exhibit. In order to carry the project through two things are necessary funds and thA m n tiH n . Kn Icmux Imnnrtflnt In thA selection of the man to take charge of the collection at Buffalo; one who could talk intelligently about the ex hibit and the resources of the south-' west to all whose interest-might be en listed. With regard to the funds, the executive committee of the Miners' as- j sociatlon passed a resolution several weeks ago providing for the raising of . . .. T . ., .. , hibit. In that connection it was fur- ther resolved that men should be sent out to solicit subscriptions to the fund. While some effort has been made along this line lt has not met with the degree of success that was hoped for.' The suggestion is made that the larg er portion of this money can be ob tained by an appeal to the large .cor - porations of this mining district such as the El Paso & Northeastern railway, the Sierra Madre railway, the El Paso smelting works, the Phelps-Dodge .. . . . company operating at Bisbee. the De- troit Copper company at Morenci, the Clifton companies and others of a like character. These large mining con- cems can well afford to contribute handsomely to an enterprise which would do so much to advertise them and the country in which they are op- erating. Then as to the material. It is well v .i. it i . n . Known that the collection of Prof. Ca- rrera now in the chamber of commerce is one of tho most complete in the world. It has attracted the greatest interest wherever it has been exhibited and it has been instrumental in bring- ing about several important mining transactions. It this connection the words of Col. Max Frost, secretary of the buerau of immigration of New Mexico, given in a letter to Prof. Car- rera may be quoted: "I am informed," said Col. Frost. mg companies uunng me pasi mree months by French capitalists to oper- . Continued from Fifth Page.), Report Comes;, from Enris That Volunteers Clash With Officers ' REGULAR SOLDIERS Sent from San Antonio to Quell the Disturbance . but it was not Serious Special to The Herald. THE PRETTY TRIPLET DAUGH TERS OF THOS, HODGES ARE . JUST. FIFTEEN YEARS OLD. Y Special to- The Herald. -' JUNCTION CITY, Kimball County, March 1. Misses Lucy, Lula, and Eufe Hodges, the' -pretty triplet daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hodges, have- It has been repeatedly stated that there is no other county in the state or out of lt that ot triplets with such jdecided resemblance and as tee- and robust as these young ladies. aver aging one hundred and twelve soanda each in weight. They are in the eighth grad Public schools, are quit proficient in music, besides having oth er acocmplishments. They are ail lae horse-women few men can out ride them wer raised on a farm, and are" vivacious and love sports. - They are, very much attached to one another.. Kimball county is proud of her trip- " lets and well she might be. - ' The father and mother are hale and hearty; the latter mounts a horse and . , . , . ' rides several miles nearly very -day and Is in her fiftieth year. ANNOUNCEMENT i To" OUT PatTOnS ! ! I. l. Webber, who has for several year8 connected wiUl Tho HeraM . , , as outside circulator, has assumed ' tlle Position of Assistant General Manager of The Herald News Company, Henry L. Capell. who has been a part of The Hera for twelve or thirteen yeare' and hhs nad a great dea! d making the paper such a eeaspi- cuous success, retains the office of Bus- . . . mess Manager, and will have charge. "wre. oi me cuy circulation. and advertising records. Mr. Webber wIH relieve him of a Dart of the work ,. . . - . f collect,n and tending to new b"811188. which has become very heavy with the increased patroaaste of the paper; and the office work is also divided ' The Daily Herald I At 10 O Clock this morn ne rh- hamls on the clock at the court house showed, that the time was S. and an invostiga- tion disclosed the fact that the clock. had stopped.