El Paso Daily Herald. (El Paso, Tex.), Vol. 19, No. 155, Ed. 1 Friday, June 30, 1899 Page: 2 of 6
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EL PASO DAILY HERALD FRIDAY JUNE 30 1899.
THE DAILY HERALD
FRIDAY. JUNE. 30 1899
Published Every Evening Except
Herald News Company
EL PASO TEXAS.
An Independent Republican
Rigid Enforcement of Existing Laws
la the First Step Toward Mu-
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D. Slater -Henry
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BEFORE many months a telegraph
line will connect the Cape of Good
Hope with the Mediterranean eea. For
a distance equal to that from New
York to San Francisco the wire will
run through a region whose inhabi-
tants are as yet untouched by white in
fluence and in fact have rarely if ever
eeen a white man. Special construc-
tion is necessary in order to provide
against all possible accidents and not
the least part of the work ia the clear-
ing of a strip sixty feet wide along the
whole length of the line This is done
to get rid of trees that might fall and
tangled thickets that would obstruct
the operation of the line. Some of the
trees felled are said to be thousands of
years old. Iron poles are used
which areisent from England.
The transportation problems
are stupendous. But in thla
day of resource and Invention nothing
la too great for the young engineer
Otto Beringer(he ia only 30 years old)
to accomplish. Not very long ago six
or eight months were required to reach
the regions whose daily occurrences
will soon be published within a few
hours in the newspapers of every con-
tinent. Yith-all the tremendous pos-
sibilities that are involved in this great
enterprise we mortals look on with
hardly a feeling of wonder. We accept
it all as a matter of course and it ia
with difficulty that we persuade our-
selves that there is anything strange
In telegraphing to Central Africa and
getting an answer in a few hours.
And yet think what would have hap-
pened to you a hundred years ago if
you had suggested such a thing.
The people of San Francisco seem to
be forewarned in regard to the bubonic
plague and let us hope that they are
forearmed as well. It would indeed be
a fearful thing if the plague should get
a hold on our west coast. It would be
practically impossible to prevent its
spread among the yellow men in the
citiea and it is highly probable that
the disease would thus have a destruct-
ive run before it could be controlled.
However it is probable that there is
no more real danger of an epidemic
there than there is of yellow fever in
the south. The best thing that can be
done is to keep cool and clean up the
cities. No disease can live long where
modern sanative methods are prac-
ticed. We do not hear much of Dewey
these days but we don't want to for-
get on Independence Day that he is the
greatest American in a generation.
Nothing can dim the luster of his fame.
At this time he ranks by hia title abov
every other naval officer in the world
wiih the single exception of Admiral
Hopkins'of the British navy and Hop-
kins can not hopa to have such an op
portunity to emblazon hia name for-
ever on the pages of the world's his-
tory as came to the great Dewey on
that bright May day.
It looks very much like bearding
the lion in hia den when an English
syndicate with a hundred million dol-
lars capital starts in to create a stu-
pendous cattle trust aadcorner the
market right ucder the noses of the
anti trust champians of the late but
ualamented legislature by buying up
all the cattle in the great state of Tex-
ae. Yet that io what is about to hap-
pen according to the story of one the
legislators themselves. An Austin
dispatch to the Chicago Chronicle
gives Representative Grogan
of Nolan county a3 authority
for the statement that the
syndicate through George R. Loving
of Fort Worth has already secured
ninety day options on hundreds of thou
sands of fee ad of cattle in the Pan-
handle and west Texas including ev-
ery class of cattle ;and ranch proper-
ties also. The business is done so quietly
taat few people know what ia going on.
Tbe total number of cattle in Texas is
about six-million head assessed at sixty
;million dollars. It will soon be time
for Governor Sayers to call a special
session of his blooming legislature and
look into thia matter a bit.
The cattle itrust
In Texas must
We surely bust.
The annual epidemic of suicides and
murders thatusually comes along abou t
this time of year seems to be delayed
for Borne reason probably republican
prosperity has made it inadvisable for
men to skip the good times. They will
wait for a democratic Administration.
When is the city aamiuioiration go
ing to start in to repair and build side-
walks under the new provision of the
charter? The sidewalks are In worse
condition than they have ever been
and they will not get better by them-
Establishing public watering
troughs would be one of the first thinga
a City Improvement association would
attend to. Figuring on a municipal
water plant would be another pressing
France would probably breathe a
long sigh of relief if Dreyfus would
manage to elude hia guards and get
Last week in the 6tate of Durango
the following mining denouncements
were made some of them of great
importance; by the Compania Minera
Fundidora y Annadora de Monterey
the Cerro de Mcrcado iron near Du-
rango; by Emilio Stahlknecht 400 per-
tenencias of the Cerro del Mercado
iron near Durango; by John R Wil-
liams the Florencia tin near Panuco;
by Juan Palaciosand Juan Mucio Par-
tida the Fronteriza gold and silver
near Pueblo Nuevo; by Antonio Garcia
Rubin the Santa Isabel silver near
Durango; by Rafael G. and Pedro Cas-
tillo aod Cerio Salazar the Carmen
silver and gold near Durango; by Da-
niel Turner tbe Denver silver near
Cenatlan; by Henry Freeman the Es-
peranza the old PJaniilaa silver and
lead mine near Mezqultal; and by Je-
sus Morelos the Refugio silver near
San Pedro del Gallo. Mexican Her-
ald. The famous San Miguel cinnabar
mines near Camargo. Chihuahua were
recently sold to an American company
for $150000. Mexican Herald.
Via Sunset Route
I I iv.ir I l i
I riuirrT I
ion nuu 1 - oi
To Detroit Mich. Annual conven-
tion Christian Endeavorers. Tickets on
sale July 1st and 2nd with return li-
mit of July 18tb. Extension of return
limit can be made to August 13th.
Rate $52.80 for the round trip.
To Richmond Va International
Convention B. Y. P D. tickets on
sale July 8th and 9tn. good for return
to August 3. Extension of limit for
return can ba secured to August 18.
Rate $55.75 for the round trip.
Seaside Excursions To Los Angeles
Santa Monica Santa Barbara San
Diego and other California points.
Tickets on sale Thursday of each
week with a return limit of ninety
days. Stop-overs allowed at pleasure
bob going and returning at points
west of Coiten. Rate. $40.00 for round
Summer excursion Kates to
all the well known Springs
Mountain and Lake resorts of the
north east and south. Tickets will be
on sale until September 30th good for
return until October 31st Full infor
mation cheerfully given on applica-
tion. Fourth of July rates from El Paso
west. To points within a distance of
300 miles. a rate of one single fare for
the round trip. Tickets on sale July
1st 2nd and 3rd good for return to
July 5th and where distance is over
300 miles July 6th.
From El Paso east tickets on sale
July 3rd and 4th good for rtturn on
July 5tb within a distacce of 200
miles at rate of one and one-third
For information as to routes time
and service and for Pullman and tour-
ist car reservations call at Southern
Pacific City Ticket office Cor. San An-
tonio and Oregon Sts.
T. E. Hunt
McGarry Conkling & Drehner have
moved to their ne quarters 312 San
Antonio street Blade building.
The Confidence mill at Elizabeth town
is uearing completion. Ex.
New machinery has been ordered for
the last Chance mill at Mogollon. Ex.
Seven Hillsboro gold mines were list-
ed on tbe eastern stock exchanges last
Eduardo Saccbez has denounced the
Alicia copper mine near Ocozocoautla
Pedro T. Tel'o has denounced the
Tomas Tello silver near Zerezo state
of Hidalgo. Ex.
Jose Santarriaga denounced tbe San
Jose a mine of silver near Zacualpam
state of Mexico last week. Mexican
Sierra county miners speak of organ-
izing a force of rangers to prevent ore
stealing which is being made a prac-
tice of at the mines. New Mexican.
The Black Copper company in Taos
county i.ew Mexico haa spent over
$500 in building a road toward their
mine in order to take in machinery.
Mr. Frederick G. Parish baa resign-
ed his position with the Grand Central
Mining company'" Limited of Minas
Prietas Torres Sonora to take charge
of the Humboldt mine at Ouray Colo.
A group of claims are now being
worked on Mineral Creek near the
town of Chloride ana a small stamp
mill operating. Two other claims of
this district are worth mentioning the
Readjuster and Nordhausen both con-
taining good ore. Ex.
Tbe Johnny Bull company was or-
ganized in New York to operate the
copper mines at Stein's pass Grant
county. Tbe stock of tbe company is
$300000 and the incorporators are J.
G. Henry A. C. Lassen W. P. Eager
W. H. Williams all of New York-
Ex. The tunnel on the Abe Lincoln in
Colfax county New Mexico has been
driven 240 feet. A four foot vein has
been cut but the owners will run 300
feet further to cut a 30-foot vein wni:h
is exposed above. The mine is owned
by Erie Pa. capitalists. C. A. Dam
is tbe superintendent. Ex.
An exchange says: A prospector
down in southwestern New Mexico has
put a board above his cabin door on
which is the following inscription:
"Thirty miles to a railroad twenty-five
miles to a postoffice eighteen miiea to
wood ten miles to water half a mile
to hell God bless our home!"
The mining outlook for New Mexico
was never as bright as at present the
production of gold and copper will ex-
ceed that of any other year by fully
thirty-five per cent. When the rainy
season sets in many mills that are now
idle on account of scarcity of water will
swell the production much more. Las
In the state of Nuevo Leon James M.
Morlan haa denounced the Genoveva
and Grace Rebecca lead minea near
Villaidama; Clemente Gomez has de-
nounced the Nuevo Mexico of silver
and iron near Bustamante; and Miguel
Manoleje an old silver and lead mine
the San Isidro near Cerralvo. Mexi-
Mr. August Sahlberg.maoager direc-
tor of the Esperanza Mining Co. at El
Oro is at present on his way to New
York and will from there go to Phila-
delphia and Chicago to purchase ma-
chinery for the new mill which the
company has started to put up. Mr.
Sahlberg expects to be absent six or
eight weeks. Two Republics.
Mr. Geo. D. Barron for nearly 10
years past manager of the Mexican in
terests of M. Guggenheim's Sons at
Aguas-Calientes haa resigned to give
more attention to the affairs of the
Compania Minera y Beneflciadora de
Tezuitlan. of which he ia president and
treasurer. The company owns large
copper mines near Tezuitlan Puebla.
Mr. Barron's addresa will continue .to
be Aguas Calientes. Ex.
Mr. Arthur Thomas who was for sev-
eral years tbe successful superintend-
ent of the British gold mines at El Oro
left the city Saturday night for San
Francisco where he will take charge
of a large mining property belonging
to Sir Weetman Pearson. The mine is
situated at Grub Gulch the center of
the most important mining district in
California. Mrs. Thomas accompanies
her husband. Two Republics.
Sr. Don Jose Samperi who was for
some years associated with the Amer-
ican Mining Co. and the American
Railroad and Lumber Co. of El Oro is
at present in New York. Sr. Samperi
has written to a friend here stating
that he expected to stat for London in
a few days and from there begin a tour
of the principal capitals of Europe
making a few weeks stay in Paris
Berlin Vienna St. Petersburg and
Madrid and that he expected to return
to Mexico in about a year. Two Re-
publics. The coal company at Gray is making
large developments on its property. An
extensive pipe line is being built to
furnish water to tbe mines. Tbe coal
vtin crops out on the surface and
slopes are being driven in on those
croppings at an incline of about 132
degrees. The company is putting down
air shafts at various points along the
deposit and otherwise preparing for
active business. Tbe coal is splendidly
adapted for cooking and extensive
ovens will be constructed thia summer.
The Kansas City Smelting and Re
fining company of El Paso is working I
the celebrated Othello and Desdemona
mines under the efficient superinten-
dency of John Mitchell. These minea
have produced a million dollars in lead j
and silver. Only a small force of min-'
ers is employed at present. These
mines are held as lead ore reserves by -the
El Paso smelter. When lead flux-
ing ore is scarce at the smelter the '
force of these mines is increased and
the necessary &upply for the smelter is
extracted: when there is an abundance
of lead ore at tbe smelter the force at
the minea ia lessened. Albuquerque
TO TRADE AT THE
We want your business
and propose to get it by
our method of selling
the best goods at bot-
tom figures. We mean
just what we say that
you can get
The Best Goods
at our store and save
money on them. Lots
of sales at small profits
rather than few at big
margins that is our
motto. Every article in
our store is marked in
plain selling figures.
Your money refunded if
prices and quality are
not satisfactory. We car-
ry the best line of
in the city and we guar-
antee prices lower than
the lowest. Come look
over our large stock.
Morehouse Block - Next to P. O.
I C. F. SOTTON J
THE MAGNETIC HEALER
has opened an institute of Heal-
ing in El Paso and intends to lo-
cate permanently. He treats all
diseases of the human body both
Organic and Nervous
By Mr. Sutton.
Also Lung Trouble where disease
is not too far advanced.
Prof. Sutton assisted by his
mother in this work will re-
ceive and treat any of the
above mentioned disorders of
tbe human body at his of lice
rooms No. 702 Sun Adtonlo St.
Charges very moderate. . . .
tUours of treatment: 8 a. m. to
0 p. m. Sunday excepted.
J08HU 8. RAYNOLD8. Pr...oent; M. W. FLOURNOY V c. PrillCK
ULY8&E8 8. STEWART Oaahier; J08. F. WILLIAMS. Asst. Oastiiar.
EST NATIONAL BANK
Capital and Surplus.
HENRY L. NEWMAN. JE. Cashier.
H. L. NEWMAN & SON.Bankers
EL PASO 'TEXAS-
A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS- TRANSACTED
Purchasers of Gold and Silver Bullion. Safety Deposit Boxes for Rent. Mex
ican Money and Exchange Bought and Sold and Received on De-
posit Subject to Check. Transfers Made by Wire to All
Points in Mexico. Special Attention Given
C. R. MOREHEAD President;
J.O. LACKLAND Oaahier;
STATE NATIONAL BAM
Established April I88i.
A legitimate banking business transacted in all its branches Exchange on
ill the citiea of the United States bought at par. Highest prices paid for Mex-
Banco Comercial of Chihuahua
Bay and sell Mexioan Money and Exchange on all the principal cities of the
Republic of Mexico the United States and Europe.
A General Banking Business Transacted
Directors! IUI8 TKRRAZAS; ENRIQUE O. OKKEL; JOB. M. FA LOOM
CI iidad Jnsrei
ADOLFH KKAKAUEK Manager
H. LESINBKY A. BOLOMON B. P. MIOHELSON. 8. J. FEECUENTHAL
President. Vice resident. Secretary. General Manager
the H. LESINSKY CO.
and JOBBERS OF DRY GOODS.
tVe carry a complete line of Staple and Fancy Groceries and guarantee all oar goods first
class. We solicit the trade of dealers only and give especial attention to mall orders.
-Write for Bstimatea to-tli-
El Paso Foundry-Machine Co. 2
H. P. NOAKE
Cor. Ovarland and Santa Fe fts
New York. . .
Surplus is the only fund from
which dividends to policy hold-
ers can be paid.
5 years 1893-1897.
New York 9834733
The Equitable Life
OF THE UNITED STATES.
WALTER N. PARKHURST Gen'l Manager Albuquerque N. M.
H. F. KETTLER -
Room 5 Morehouse
WILXIAMCZH. t EBB. Assistant Caebler.
J08EPH MAGOFFIN Vice-Presidentr
J. H. RU88ELL. Aaat. Oaahier
JL.U1C3 lJGaliAiuAO JR.
Asrency D... ... m.:i..L
of the.. UOUCU iiuiicru VI IfUluUaUUa.
Mitchell and Old Hick-
Whips and Robes.
. I have the only machine for
putting on Rubber Tires in
Old City Hall Building
- - District Agent
Block El Paso Texas.
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