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ZE1M Dlliffil Nicaragnan Presidents Son in Luxurious Prison MARRIAGE NIPPED IN BUD Taken from Boardins - honse at Night by Sylvesters Detectives Sent Back o South America Under Guard by Sengr Corea Hia Countrys Minister but Is Allowed o Bid Affectionate Good - bye to the Beautiful Miss Barker Whom He Planned to Wed Secretly Case of Love at First Sight was to Ieare the cltr was learned by his frienda and to the surprise 6t the detectives and Senor Corea and several of his assistants a good sized delegation from the boardlnr - house including the pretty bride - elect were on hand and by special permission of the stem guardian the two youthful lovers were permitted to say good - by in the usual loverlike fashion Her Hope of Happiness Mias Barker said the action was a terrible blow to her as she was devoted to Mr Zelaya and knew he had the same feeling for her She has wept many times since his departure Last night she said Nothing can happen which will cause me to break my faith In Alphonso I have every confidence lz him and know he has been greatly wronged It wilt not ba long before he will return and then she paused and the saddened face lit up in a smile we will be happy again TWO YEAES FOE CAHILL On the eve of his wedding to a beautiful youn Washington girl after a years courtship filled with romance Alp6nso Zelaya th nlneten - year - old son of the President of the republic of Nicaragua lrtually was kidnapped Flday night from a boarding - house at Thirteenth and K atroets northwest and held - a prisoner in the Cairo apartment house until Sunday night when he was place - i - on a train with a representative of the Nicaraguan Legation to return to his parents home This sensational action was taken It is all as the only means to prevent the matrimonially inclined young man from marrylnj contrary to the wishes of his wealthy and distinguished father According to the police who furnished every aid in the scheme It was done with the consent and under the direction of Senor Don Louts Corea the Nicaraguan Minister and the legal guardian of the young nan who was informed of the serious step contemplated by his ward Two Sides to Story There are two sides to the story of the abduction and interrupted marriage Friends of Zelaya and his bride - elect Miss Barker who live on K etreet say there were other reasons for abducting the young man and frustrating the plans for the wedding than those of serious objection by President Zelaya They go so far as to allegCinystery v deep - laid plot and persecution and have arranged for an Interview with Senor Corea at the legation to - night when they say they will present their views Last - bummer Zelaya who was then a cadet In the United States Military Academy at West Point having been a student there for three years resigned and shortly afterward returned to Washington where he had lived and studied formerly preparatory to his military career and ostensibly as his friends say to be with the girl of his heart Love at First Sight He had met Miss Barker who is a beautiful brunette tall and graceful about two years ago It was a case of love at first sight with both and Uje acquaintance soon grew from friendship to love The betrothal was no secret at the young womans ardlng - house In faet every one was in sympathy with the most lovable couple ever seeh - and every Former Assemblyman from Brooklyn Sentenced for Election Frauds Special to Tha Washington PosL New York Dec U Former Assemblyman Joseph B Oahill of Brooklyn was sentenced to two years In the penitentiary by Judge Crane to - day In the Kings Conn - ty court on conviction of perjury In connection with registration frauds in the last election A stay of one week was granted to allow Martin W Littleton the defendants counsel to prepare an appeal Before passing sentence Judge Crane said This man is responsiwe ior one of the greatest Injuries that can be done to a community His action was an attempt to annul the will of the people Every one irrespective ft party must condemn dishonesty in elections CahlU has served several terms as assemblyman from the Third district and was the right - hand man of James Kane former sewer commissioner and - DemocraticDemocratic leader of the district Cahlll was convicted on three indictments charging him with perjury false registration and aiding and abetting false registration He himself registered in the Third assembly district from 413 Henry street where he had a saloon He lives with Ws family In the Eighth assembly district at 307 Baltic street John White and Bernard McKenna also registered from the Henry street address The Morgan men suspecting fraud Cahill went before them and swore that White and McKenna occupied rooms over the saloon Investigation by the election deputies did not bear him out INSPIRED BY THE BOYCOTT Explanation Given of the Slaying of Missionaries at Lienchau Denial that Americans Seized an Carried in a Procession by the Chinese Idol New York Dec 11 The Presbyterian Board of Missions to - day received a letter from Rev Henry B Noyes D D senior member of the Presbyterian mis sion at Canton China describing events by the story Mr he the do prefer fer the that of the discuss of the opinion It a of was In of - Sit the fore Its n Y - ln part The story has gone abroad that Dr Machle interfered with an Idol procession and took away an idol from the procession and thus brought on the trouble The charge is absolutely false There was no idol procession Tv KnvM fsflvn that thft Chinese rttit encouragement and assistance was given Whfilr sheds for idolatrous festivals on to them by their friends when they stat ed that they had decided upon a hasty marriage regardless of the consent of the young mans parents This step was decided upon for last Saturday and while the happy couple were busy flat hunting and making purchases for the wedding the guardian who learned of the affair likewise became busy Arranged with Police He went to MaJ Sylvester superintendent of the local police and after Jaying the case before him and Insisting on co - operation in protecting his ward whose belligerency could not be dealt with easily obtained the services of two detectives Senor Corea it is said did not go Jn person to police headquarters but delegated one of his assistants furnished with the necessary credentials It is in the person of this representa tive of the stern guardian that the friends i of the couple enter their allegation of mystery The man who went to police headquarters said one of the interested friends last night was not connected with the legation but was an American whose home Is in Boston Mass and It is our opinion that his chief motive in abducting Mr Zelaya was from the fact that he was in love with Miss Baker himself However this man or the representative of the legation or whoever he was had the necessary credentials and with Detectives Helan and McNamee of the central office went to the K - street house Friday night about 9 oclock and before the young man in question or any one else in the house at the time could realize what had happened they were driving rapidly with him to the Cairo which was to be his temporary prison Hurried Him Away According to the story told by the girl she was talking with Mr Zelaya In the parlor w hen the trio of abductors were announced The mysterious emissary of the legation after being ushered Into the room said he was accompanied by minions of the law and without further delay told the astonished youth that he was wanted to answer a very serious charge and the quicker he got his hat and coat and went with them the better Young Zelaya did not question or resist He turned to his sweetheart and after a dramatic and tpnd farewell he left the house and accompanied his captors to his future prison The latter wa not of the dark dungeon or bare - floored order with a whiskered keeper Jangling a large bunch of kejs at his side but consisted of a suite of luxuriously furnished rooms on the fifth floor of the Cairo Brass bedsteads took the place of the customary prison cot and delicate lace curtains draped the windows Instead of black rusty bars Instead of a bare floor studded with rat holes the prisoner cot soft carpets Nevertheless he - was a prisoner The two detectives kept a close watch on the outside and continued on guard until Sunday night when the young man was homeward bound and their services were no longer required Boarding - house Excited On the night of the kidnapping excitement was rampant In the K street boarding bouse Miss Barker after her lover was 00 mysteriously spirited off gave way to weeping and later fainted Others also were seriously effected as they thought some deep plot had oeen entered Into and the young man surely was to fall a victim bt something horrible Trie next morning they went io police Headquarters and there after questioning many subordinates in uniform who were not allowed to give any information upon j iiti finally rot an interview With vrl ftrlvatr He exnlalned the dr - it - irwv to - them But still they were mi satisfied and several trios were made - t K4A tif ti tin avail as they were denied any communication with the I prisoner - TtwIariSltVi kh hour tb jvuntf man leading up to the recent killing of mis - slonaries at Lienchau The letter says On had the mission grounds and that Dr Machle called the attention - of the authorities to this and asked that the sheds be put on temple lands This was agreed to by the village elders The letter says We know that the gentry not very long since sent to the boycott organization in Canton asking that agitators and boycott literature be sent to Lienchau There is not yet any evidence to show that the boycott is directly responsible for the massacre but the hostility which it engendered against Americans makes it easier to treat them with violence But speaking of the boycott we feel that the mortification of it all is that Americans have given so much reason for it Dr Machle and Miss Patterson tell us that it is known that the real work of destruction was done by 150 men not the people in general that the names of these men are knownas well as the names of their leaders KILLED BY FREIGHT TRAIN Warren Anderson Falls Between Cars and Loses Life While riding on the top of a freight car Is st night Warren Anderson fifteen years old fell between two cars to the rail below and was run over and instantly killed The boy was employed as a crew caller for the Pennsylvania Railroad and was riding homo on the freight train that goes from Benning crossing to the south - bound crossing in Anacostia about midnight Just as the train passed Benning road it was brought to a sudden stop throwing the boy between two cars He ten aireci - ly on the rail and several of the cars passed over his body The body was removed to the morgue to await the arrival of the boys father who lives in Walker W Va He had been rooming at Ninth and N streets northwest since his arrival here a year ago PACKAGES OF JEWELRY GONE Stolen from Express Wagon in the Streets of Houston Tex Houston Tex Dec U Three packages containing Jewelry watch cases and works to the value of 2600 disappeared from an express wagon here to - day The packages were left under a seat while the driver stepped across the street When he returned they were - gone Ehey were consigned to Jewelry firms In Houston and were about to be delivered A similar event occurred last week when a package valued at tlQOO disappeared Underwriters Abandon Steamer Havana Dec 11 The Elder - Dempster Line steamer Anglonla which grounded hard on a coral bottom while entering the harbor In a heavy sea last night has been abandoned by the underwriters of the the be tal in shir of as has his not S1GK HEADAGKE Positirelr cured by these Little Pills They also relieve Distress from Dyspepsia In - dlgesttoa and Too Hearty Eating A perfect rem edy for Wzdnees Hanses Drowsiness Bad Taste In the Mouth Coated Tongue Pain in the Sloe TOEPID UVEK They regulate the Bowels Purely Vegetable SMAUP11L SMALLOOSE SMALLPB1CE CURE blwK ncAJJAViis GentHM Must Bear Fafi - Simila Signatura on he to of CARTERS iTTU YlVER PIUS CARTERS lis8 - is

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  1. The Washington Post,
  2. 12 Dec 1905, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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