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Orphans - trouble de- of of the SPANISH EAHBARITY....
trouble de- of of the SPANISH EAHBARITY. Affecting «tory Brought Out by tho -- val of Six Children from Cubs. New York, Dec ')._ Sis; children ol the name of Velvas have arrfved Havana by the steamer Orizaba. were sent here by the Cuban insurgents. Three are bo3s and three girls. Their ages range from tivc years to^ten yeaT s They were met an aged Brooklyn couple w h o relatives of the chilcVcn Tho fatfoci of the children, a plantci lesidinp neai Nuentas, Cuba, was arrested on vember 17 as_ a spy and after a trial was condemned to death The Spanish ottieers agreed to iicrmit Velvas to w ituess the execution. \\ she was on her way to the military camp the bpauish soldieis hurried off. When she at,ived at the scene the execution arid saw tlie lifeless body of her husband she swooned. The Spanish soldiers let her lie she fek for several houis before removed her shiickmg to a nearby tent. She died shortly after. The in surgents heard the story, sought the children and sent them here

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  1. Trenton Evening Times,
  2. 09 Dec 1896, Wed,
  3. Page 3

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