A Velez story that is probably recycled when the orphans travel to Brooklyn.

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A Velez story that is probably recycled when the orphans travel to Brooklyn. - T01TIMS Must Take Other One Side or in the War....
T01TIMS Must Take Other One Side or in the War. the Am Of, summer young College Ice during visiting to will E. their Minnesota. Design, today from preached of trip if Of XEfTRAMTV A 1 HIM) OF Till: I 1 VST. Thn««. \Vlici I)., X ,1 III,..y ill- N.MV llrliT Are l-ammnrlij l)|.,,|t Willi- Itnlh l;<> MICK BIUl \\V).|lT tllltllll till! *!4VUIK of the JulMFii!'* C'rnpi* Hiitl |ti-!tfMiirtton It Mow tliii (linn*—lllvnl CtmimninliTi On- trrmhieil l<> Marve Kni-h oilier Out Havana. Sept. 14.—It Is tha rebt-19 now who aie making war upon the rac-lflcoa. Under a late decree of Oen- *ral Maxlnm domes, tho Insurgent leader, tli.-jne who have attempted to preserve a neutral attitude must show their cultini and tome out u|n'nly for one side or (he other. Alile-bmlled nu-n who are mitihutants must take aniach- ett In Imnil and strike for Ciilia and eiiendiMico, or ahundon tlieli llnlds. ink., refus" "'Ithln the cltlei and towns held l>y.government forces, and shoulder shoulder a rlllr In defense of Spain and the ennvn. Neutrality In tin.- future will not be resperted In time of war. Gomez says there should be no jnu'Klro.s save helpless women and Innocent children. By a strani?e coincidence he and Captain Captain General Weyler have upon this subject identical Ideas, and. stranger Mill, each IH opposed to allowlnR planters planters to gather their sugar, coffee, and cocoa cropii until after thp war In feiiKht to a tlnlRh. OrilvM ( uri-l nl Into KITrct. All over the Island dispatches bring report* of Instances where Gomez's orders orders are being carried rigidly Into ef- fer-t. Deyond the Vlhora, on the IJar- reto sugar estate, but a few leaxues from Havana, Ramon Velez, a poor peasant, was dragged from hlg humble hut. shot, and afterward horribly macheted by an hnsurgent band before the eyes of his' wife and children, whose appeals for mercy availed him naught. His crime was failure to obey a previous Intimation from the Insurgents Insurgents that he should join them or move Into town. On the Fortuna estate, near Artemlsa, an old widow with a house full of small children, was driven driven out of house and home, the torch being applied to the building, while their humble plantings adjacent were destroyed. In Matanzas province, near Itoiiue, N'lrolna Hernandez, a peon employed on La Kspana plantation, plantation, owned by the, former minister Korncro Kobledo of Madrid, was seized by raiders and hanged to a tree In front of his own door. Ilnitccil » Formnnn. Andres Hedondo, foreman of the Olymj.o sugar estate, near Clmarrones, was also taken out a few nights ago by a party of rebels, who left him dangling from a neighboring tree. At Maciui, near f-'agua, a number of wood cutters were menaced with the rope In the event of an attempt to continue continue work. In Guayabo and Calabazar, Calabazar, live coal burners, one a boy of 10 years, have linen hanged for persisting In their work In defiance of rebel warnings. warnings. Two others were hanged near Quemado de Guinea, and near Cagua- guna. Don Kslanlslao Martinez, a rich Creole stocknmn. was likewise put out of the way. In the vicinity of Santiago Santiago de Cuba country people are being being held up and robbed upon the public public roads.

Clipped from Alton Evening Telegraph14 Sep 1896, MonPage 2

Alton Evening Telegraph (Alton, Illinois)14 Sep 1896, MonPage 2
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  • A Velez story that is probably recycled when the orphans travel to Brooklyn.

    djvnet – 27 Mar 2013

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