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DAILY HE MAUD.
E1L PA
EL PASO. TEXAS. FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 1901.
4;30P.M.
21st. Year, No. 60
Price Five Cents.
SO
TOUCH OF
REAL LIFE
Scene from the Very Latest
Novel, as Acted Out in
Waldorf Dining room
LOVERS QUARREL
She Goes West and He Goes
Last, and if I hey Go
Far Enough I hey
Will Meet Again
NEW YORK, March 15 There was
a sensation at the Waldorf-Astoria to
day when, with something of a scene,
Airs. Geo. C. Pevral. wife of the mil
lionaire mine owner of Montana, sep
arated from her husband of a week.
She left him yesterday, apparently
for good, but returned at midnight.
This morning at breakfast the pair
made a scene in the dining room, and
the wife left for the west, the hus
band going to Boston. She says she
will nevw see him again.
It was a dramatic moment for those
who were forced to witness the cul
mination of the domestic tragedy. The
two came down to breakfast a trifle
late, looking as if they had just been
engaged In a serious talk. The people
at the great hotel were aware of the
strained relations between them, and
natuarally their -entrance occasioned
considerable remark.
They sat down quietly, and were
nearly through the meal when the at
tention or those in the big room was
attracted hy the sound of rising voices
from their portion of the hall.. The row
got bigger, and as alt eyes were turned
that way. Mrs. Pevral sprang up from
her -seat, her eyes flashing, her face
Hushed, and made as if she would
strik her husband. He stepped aside,
and she began fiercely to denounce him
In a kmd tome of voice.
The man hit his lip. and taking the
woman oy the arm sought to calm her,
but this only made her the more an
gry. Shaking his hand ft. she gave
.him a parting thrust from a tongue
that cut like a razor, and swept out of
the room.
The man did not attempt to speak
to her again. She went Btraight to her
room, called for her bill, and left the
hotel, saying to an acquaintance that
she was going hack to the west, and
lid not care what became of her hus
band. Later In the morning Mr. Pev
ral paid his hill and left for Boston.
Mrs. Pevral. a month ago, was Millie
Desmond, playing with a strolling com
pany. While at Butte. Pevral saw the
girl, "fell in love with her. and followed
her about.
At Denver, he prevailed upon her
to marry him a week ago and he took
her to New York, where they had a
magnificent apartment at the Waldorf
Astoria. They quarreled, however. She said
she did not like his style, and after
taking a few thousands of dollars from
him. she disappeared. She says he is a
drunkard. He tells bis friends she is
a shrew. Hence the scene.
FATAL. FIRE IN A WASHINGTON
" HOTEL AT AN EARLY HOUR
THIS MORNING.
WASHINGTON. March 15 Fire
broke out in the Merchants' hotel this
morning as a result of the electric
wires being crossed. The flames spread
rapidly and the building was badly
damaged before the arrival of the
fire department. ,
The cry of "Fire" created a panic.
The giiests were aroused and in their
fright many jumped from windows and
were fatally hurt.1
A dozen or more were injured. The
body of one man burned to a crisp was
found when the flames were finally ex
tinguished at 8 o'clock this morning.
KITCHENER IS STRANGELY SI
LENT CONCERNING NEGOTI
ATIONS FOR SURRENDER.
LONDON. March 15. Dispatches
from Kitchener this morning speak of
Freeh's successes, the weather, and
various captures, but are strangely si
lent concerning the Boer surrender.
Attorney
General
Smith Dead
Special to The Herald.
AUSTIN. Tex., March 13. The leg
islature adjourned this morning im
mediately after meeting and passing
resolution upon the death of Attorney
General Smith, an ex-speaker of the
house.
The governor officially notified the
lawmakers of Mr. Smith's death, in a
highly eulogistic message.
Committees of both houses were
named to attend the funeral.
The body was escorted to the depot
this afternoon by the entire legislature
and state officials. The remains were
sent to Hillsboro for interment.
All state departments are closed. The
flag upon the capitol is at half mast.
CASTELLAN E AND THE EDITOR
WILL FIGHT WITH PISTOLS
TOMORROW MORNING.
PARIS. March 15 It may prove
bloodless, but it is certainly coming
off the duel between Count Boni de
Castellane. Anna Gould's husband, and
M. de Rovers, editor of the Figaro,
who was slapped by the count for some
unfavorable comments.
All arrangements for the duel were
completed this afternoon. It is to be
pistols, at twenty-five paces at sunrise
tomorrow morning. The grounds are
near Paris.
Only the principals, seconds, and two
physicians are to be present.
PRESIDENT LOUBET EXPRESSES
HIS GREAT FRIENDLINESS FOR
AMERICANS.
PARIS, March 15 President Ixmbet,
in granting audience to the advisory
committee of the American exposition.
commission, expressed his warm sym
pathies for America.saying that France
and the United States and their mutu
ally traditional friend Russia were and
should always be in perfect harmony.
America was nearer to France than
any other nation.
SIR EDWIN ARNOLD NOT TOTAL
LY BLIND BUT TtE IS PARTIAL
LY INCAPACITATED.
NEW YORK, March 15. Sir Edwin
Arnold Is not toally blind, but he has
to relinquish much literary work.
In a letter to the Herald this morn
ing he says: "My condition would be
a sad one without patience and resig
nation. I never despair, but go on
with my work, thanking Heaven for
my unimpaired mental powers."
OIL INSPECTION FEE REDUCED
AND FIRE TEST RAISED BY
NEW MEXICO LEGISLATURE.
Special to The Herald.
SANTA FE. N. March 15 The
house passed the new coal oil inspec
tion law, reducing the fee from one to
one-half cent per gallon, and raising
the fire test to 130 degrees.
News from
Anthony
Spial to The Herald.
ANTHONY. N. M.. March 14 The
tail end of the northern blizzards
brought a light frost here last night
that nipped the early peach blossoms
and young alfalfa.
A fine big wheat crop Is two-thirds
on its way. almost everybody having
had their second irrigation and one
more will make it mature.
A rise in the Rio Grande last uight
took out the dam at the mouth of the
acequia Refugio or broke the ditch.
The oflicial survey of the Refugio
grant will commence abotu the 2Sth
of March.
Mrs. W. K. Moiiey is expected to re
turn from Princeton. Indiana, for a
short stay the latter part of this month
The Postal Telegraph company will
open an office here shortly.
R. E. French has resigned his posi
tion as Santa Fe agent. Thirty-five i
dollars a month won't hold a good
man in this country a great while. He
is succeeded by C. S. Frits.
Miss Ella Cordell's five mouths' term
of school has closed.
The Senora Bejnino-Telles died last
.fa""
I
Twenty -
To be Given
Carnegie to
Technical
PITTSBURG. Pa.. March 15. It is announced here this morning that the
five million dollars given by Andrew Carnegie to his old employes will be fol
lowed up by an additional gift of twenty-five millions to be used for the erec
tion of buildings and for the endowment of the proposed technical school at
Pittsburg wfiich will be the finest insti-tntion of the kind in the world.
Plans are already in course of preparation.
The school, it is said by those who are working on the stupendous
scheme, will consist of a series of model shops, in which will be taught every
branch of the iron and steel trade, as" well as copper and brass working,
mining, electricity, compressed air, and their manifold ramifications. It is
said that every branch of manufacturing in which the metals are the primary
agents and raw material will be taught there.
In the shops all the most moderu apparatus will lie set up, and the enor
mous works of the Carnegie interests will be a sort of auxiliary laboratory
for the men so fortunate as to become students of this unequaled school. In
addition to the material equipment of the shops, which will be the best that
can be procured with money, the school will have an endowment so large that
no charge will be made for tuition or anything else.
Carnegie's idea, as expressed to friends with whom he has discussed this
imperial project, is to "give the poor but worthy artisans a chance." The re
quirements for admission will be rigid,
brains and with his hands in order to keep his place in the school, as the
number of students will necessarily be limited, and there will be a waiting list
that will appal those who doubt their own capacity.
But if this enormous scheme is carried out as now planned, it will mean
that the United States will have a power on its side in the coming struggle
for industrial supremacy that the governments of Europe cannot begin to
match.
. ............
Great Round Up of
Wild Beasts in Arizona
Special to The Herald.
. YUMA, Ariz., March 15. For a long time mountain lions, bears and
wolves have been raiding the stock on the big cattle ranch of Colin Campbell,
in Cochise county. With 10.000 cattle on the range, the heavy loss in calves
and yearlings, dragged down by the ravages of wild animals, has cut down
the dividends of the stock company which stocked the range.
Ijst week Charley Montgomery, famous all over Arizona as a hunter, and
who was chief of scouts under Crook during the trouble with the Apaches,
was engaged to exterminate the animals which had been raiding the herds.
Montgomery at once engaged one nundred men of the Pima tribe and last
Saturday held a big round up of ihe "varmints."
Early in the morning his Indians and a score of cowboys, surrounded a
district five miles square in the foot hills of the Chiricahua range and grad
ually closed toward :.he center, two hundred dogs in the radeo.
As they reached the center of the circle, catamounts black bears, co
yotes and an occasional grizzly bear tried to break through the line, but
was met by a shower of bullets. Dozens of animals perished in the attempt
to escape, but two hundred others were finally cornered in a box canyon,
while redskins and cowpunchers picked them off from the rocks above.
There were scores of close conflicts with the enraged and frightened
brutes, and in one melee, four Indians were fenifnlly mangled by a grizzly,
before their shots finally finished the bear. One of the reds. Antonio Her
mo. a former chief of the tribe, received fatal wounds from the claws of the
big fellow. The dogs closed in on the victims and dozens of them were
killed before the slaughter was complete.
The final count showed 19 dead mountain lions, five grizzlies, two lynx
and over 100 coyotes doubtless the biggest round up of wild animals that
ever occurred in Arizona.
All American Troops
Come Out of China
WASHINGTON. 1. C. March 15. Secretary Root this afternoon cabled
General Chaffee for the American forces to immediately evacuate China. Only
a hundred and fifty men will be left to guard the United States legation at
Pekin.
It is rumored about the departments today that the loud in China is get
ting blacker, and the news of a clash between the British and Russians would
come as a surprise to none of those who have kept up with recent events.
The president has no desire to get mixed up in any international brawls
over there.
Five
Millions
by Andrew
Found a
School.
and a man will have to work with his
El Paso Man
in Havana is
in Trouble
Special to The Herald. ,. , ,
SAN ANTONIO, Texas,' March 15.
Marshal Seibricht leaves Tuesday for
Havana, Cuba, to bring back ,a man
wanted at EI Paso for receiving smug
gled cattle. ' '.
He refuses to give the man's name. .
PUBLIC SCHOOL PUPILS DEVOTE
THE DAY TO READING ABOUT'.
THE DEAD EX-PRESIDENT.. : .
INDIANAPOLIS. Ind., March 15.;
The body of General Harrison was
placed in a coffin this moraine and
taken to the parlor. It will lie there
until removed to the capitol tomorrow.
Flowers and telegrams continue to
pour in. Two rooms are filled with the
former. This morning a telegram from
President McKinley says he and Mrs.
McKinley will arrive Sunday, morning.
They will be guests of Governor
Durbin.
The funeral services on Sunday will
be very quiet. The military display
following will be elaborate.
The list of honorary pall bearers Is
not yet completed.
The entire city is draped in mourn
ing, and today the session of the public
schools here was devoted to reading of
the life and services of Harrison.
J. PIERPONT MORGAN WILL HAVE
TO STAY BEHIND TO SETTLE
UP STEEL TRUST.
NEW YORK, March 15. J. Pierpont
Morgan's family will sail for Europe
tomorrow without the great financier.
There Is a hitch in the great steel deal
and Mr. Morgan has to stay in this
country a week or two to settle affairs.
"I am very much disappointed," he
said this morning, "not being able to
sail with my family, but business must
be looked after."
KING AND QUEEN SAY FAREWELL
TO THE DUKE AND DUCHESS
OF CORNWALL.
LONDON, March 15. King Edward
and Queen Alexandra traveled to Ports
mouth today to bid farewell to the.
Duke and Duchess of Cornwall, who
start this evening on their tour around
Ihe world.
Her majesty, to give the event sig
nificance, was attired in full naval
uniform, and was escorted to the train
by a detachment of Life Guards.
TWO MEN QUARREL IN DENVER
AND THE PEACEMAKER GETS
SHOT FULL OF HOLES.
DENVER, March 15. Luther Jones
and S. H. White quarreled this morning
in a public building over some money
matters.
Jones drew a pistol and made a
movement to kill White, who had as
saulted him.
A friend named Gabriel knocked the
pistol aside and received the contents
in his body. inflicting dangerous
wounds.
Creation of
Luna County
Special to The Herald.
Santa Fe. N. M.. March 15. The
house passed the council substitute cre
ating Luna county, ami adding part of
Dona Ana county to Grant county. The
vote was 16 to 7.
The bill will gc to the governor, who
will sign it.
FEARFUL LOSS OF LIFE CAUSED
MY A HEAD END COLLISION OF
FREIGHT TRAINS.
PADUCAH. Ky.. Xarch 15 This
morning a head-end collision took
place between two freight trains on
the Illinois Central, resulting in the
killing of Engineer Dickey and four
trainmen on one train and Engineer
Bornchien and two brakemen on the
other.
ALBANY. N. V Morh ic
nor Odell sent a message to the leg-
iMaiuie ioiuy recommending the ex
penditure, of twenty-five million dollars
in deepening and i
canals.
BRITAIN
VS. RUSSIA
Unless the Bear Backs Down
ihe Lion May nave to
Make the Attack.
A GRAVE DISPUTE
About the Extent of Russian
rrRaiiway Concessions in 1
China May lead to
I rouble.
i -i
TIEN TS1N. March 15 There are
probabilities today of a conflict be
tween the British and Russians.
j The two forces are bitterly discus
sing and disputing the limits of railr:
way property in the Russian conces
sions. 1 They are in close proximity. The
British' have been strongly reinforced
and if the Russians do not give way
trouble is almost certain.
ARTHUR BRONSON TOWNSEND, A
WELL KNOWN NEW YORKER
TOOK HIS OWN LIFE.
NEW YORK, March 15. Arthur
Bronson Townsend, who suicided in
Montreal, was a member of a well
known family here. He was very
wealthy and a bachelor.
He belongs to the exclusive Union
and Knickerbocker clubs, and was well
known about town.
He lived at the Brevoort hotel. His
mother has lived in Paris for the last
year or two. '
NOW SAID THAT THE COAL MIN
ERS WILL HAVE TO TAKE
WHAT OPERATORS GIVE.
HAZELTON. Pa., March 15. The
convention of American Mine Workers,
lasted but half an hour today. It ad-
' journed until this afternoon, expecting
a report from the scale committee
which will prevent a c al mine strike.
Not an operator however has agreed
to meet the miners, and it is likely that
they will be forced to accep the con-,
tinuance of the present per cent ad
vance only. . . :
COUSIN OF THE VICE PRESIDENT
NARROWLY ESCAPES DEATH
IN A RUNAWAY.
NEW YORK. March 15. Mrs. Roose
velt, a cousin of the vice president, nar
rowly escaped death last night in the
after-theater crush.
The reins broke on her high mettled
i horses and the carriage was dragged
j four blocks, half a block on its side, be-
j fore the animals stopped.
j That the woman was not killed is Iit-
; tie short of a miracle.
A FREE LOVE COLONY AMONG
MEXICANS NEAR PHOENIX
WILL BE BROKEN UP.
Special to The Herald.
PHOENIX. Ariz., March 15 A do-1
en Mexicans from the colony south of
town were arrested today.
The authorities will break tip the col
ony. The Mexican there totally ignore
the marriage laws, and a fearful con
dition h"as been disclosed.
THE CITY OF E ASTON DECLINES
CARNEGIE'S OFFER TO GIVE A
FINE LIBRARY.
EASTON, Pa., March i5. This city
declines Andrew Carnegie's otter to
give the town a fifty thousand dollar
library.
The condition was that Kastou
should raise five thousand a year for
its maintenance.
CHAS. H. DUELL. COMMISSIONER
OF PATENTS, HAS PRESENTED
HIS RESIGNATION.
WASHINGTON. March 15 Chas. H.
Duell today presented his resignation
to the president as commissioner of
patents. The resignation takes effect
upon the appointment of his successor
which is not expected for a couple of
weeks.
Ferns and Carnations. Potter & White

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