El Paso Daily Herald. (El Paso, Tex.), Vol. 19TH YEAR, No. 291, Ed. 1 Tuesday, December 12, 1899 Page: 3 of 8
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EL PASC DAILY HERALD TUESDAY DECEMBER 12. 1899.
Mine Mill and Smelter Supply House
STORE AND WAREHOUSE: EL PASO TEXAS
102 ST. LCUI8 8T
Braach Oompanla Industrial Mexican.
We carry the largest stock of Mining and M ling $l"ec
SuDDlle to the Routhwest V e have exceptional " f the United
olete plants. Our connections with the largest n. Un ted
iKasoV mining machinery ecable us to execute all orders in the United
States promptly and efficiently at the lowest prices.
Cyanide Mills Chlcrinatlon MllIs
Plants Pumping Plaois anu Wire Rope
Write for estimates aod prices beforetpurchaslng elsewhere.
J NAGLEY and LYONS j
4 Suooessors Caldwell Undertaking Oo.
dPRrr Hnpn flav unrl Mi or Vr
Highest price paid for second
hand furniture of all kinds. The
cheapest place in town to buy household furnishings. Money
loaned on all kind of collateral.
SMKRZLSTO 401-403 El Paso Street.
f ALL AND WINTER CLOTHES .
You must have In order
to look well.
If you want a strictly uu-to-date suit you will find it greatly to your
advantage if you will jut drop into John Brunoer's aod leave your or-
der for one of his good fitting suits. He carries the finest line of sult-
logs in the southwest. Prices reasonable. Call and be convinced.
A. SOLOMON B. P.
" Vice- resident.
JM H. LESINSKY CO. '
and JOBBERS OF DRY GOODS.
We carry a complete line '"" staple and Fancy Groceries and guarantee all bur goods first.
Class. Wf solicit the t ratio jf dealers only and give especial attention to mall orders.
Gives the Highest Price
Trv Him - - - 116 Oregon Street
324 & 326 El Paso St.
Her mH Carriages Furnished
The Star LiYery Feed & Sale Stables
Corner West Overland & Santa Fe Sts.
Best and Cheapest Rigs in City.
PHONE 82. - -
Gen. Office and Works; Chihuahua Mex.
Agents for the
tor. Test have prov-
en it to be the beet
table in the market.
Can be seen at work
at the Juarez works
near 1 Paso at any
time side by side
with other tables.
Others use 18 gal-
lons per minute
we use 4 gallons of
water per minute
under the same con-
ditions with much
For the Republic
of Mexico we are
the largest aod prac-
tically only machin-
Con c"e n t r a 1 1 n o
Mills Stamp Mills.
Pan-Amalgamation. Mills Hoisting
Tramways complete. -
B. L. BERKEY Gen. Mgr.
A Hurry Call By Telephone
or mall will be responded to quiokly by
us when you are brightening up your
dining room parlor and guest room for
Thanksgiving or the holiday season.
If you haven't time to call and examine
our superb stock of Wall Papers we will
seod you samples to choose from whloh
will be followed by expert workmen as
' soon as you are ready for them.
Paint and Wall Paper Co.
El Paso St.
104 1 Paso St.
8. J. FKKODENTHAL
GOODS AND SELLS
Phones 71. 6QZ& 196.
J. CALDWELL. Prop.
He "My darling; will you be mine ?"
She "Oh. Alfryf I will on condition that
you buy me a Home Comport Range."
He "You bet I will my dear for I like
good cooking and fine bread."
The Home Comfort Range
.18 BOLD BT TH1..
Wrought Iron Bange Co.
Office 319 El Paso Street.
Old stoves taken in exchange until Jan. 1st.
IN THE WORLD FOR HEATING .
and cooking purposes is that which
we receive direct from the mines. You
can't equal it for clear steady heat and
general satisfaction. No dirt no clink-
ers no annoyance is Bold with our Ce-
rrlllos coal ; only well screened high
grade coal that will burn just as you
want it to. You can't beat our prices
any more than you can our -coal wood
kindling feed building and roofing ma-
terial. El PasoFuelCo
WE POSITIVELY make the
BEST BREAD in the world
And that is the reason we must move
to our New Bakerv on or about Decern
ber 15th 1899. We will then be pre
pared to bake 7000 Loaves per day
108 S. Oregon Street
Strictly First Class gtf2S
COHEN BROS. - Props.
j: w. brown
Silent Healing at a
No Medicine. Elec-
trlcity nor Rubbing.
Nos. 38-39 PLAZA HOTEL.
Cfflce 1 -Dunn's Music Store San Antonio St.
rjR W1LBER TOWNSEND
Room 2 Bronson Blk.
Ban Antonio St.
ISS SUSIE CHITTENDEN.
Teacher of Stringed Instruments.
8tudlo Room 7 Turner Bldg. - El Paso. Tex
Special attention given to Real Es
tate and Probate Law. Will practice
in all the courts.
ROOM 8 MTJNDY BLOCK.
Er. PAKO. - - TEXAS.
JAMES H. MARTINEAU
C;vil Hydraulic and Mlniog Engineer.
Have Had Forty Years' Experience.
COLONIA JUAREZ : MEXICO
; D. M'CLINTOCK
AroMteot Se Engineer.
Mining Maps and 'Surveys: Machine
and Patent Office Drawings:
Railroad Time Tables.
SANTA FB ROUTE
Arrives 9:50 a m Leaves 8:30 p m
TEXAS & PACIFIC.
Arrives 7:20 p m Leaves 6:50 a m
Arrives 7:00 p m Leaves. 8:20 a m
ti. H. & S. A.
Arrives 7:30 a m ' Leaves 7:20 p m
Arrives. 5:10 p m Leave-. 11:40 p m
leaves .inarez 12:4. p ni
R. .. S. M. & HACI Kit:.
' Dully Except Snnrtay.
Arrives Juarez. 3:55 p m
Leaves Jnarez 8:25 a m
EL PASO NORTH EASTERN.
Arrives. 6:50 pm Tiphvps. am
r'ayne-naacer fn. -
Alester C-rlll-e Brd n-hrt.lto rral
cord a- d stove wood. Yr ' scn- d Hiii
Cblhuabua streets. Te1- p' n- No. 11.
An Alleged Discovery Of a Vein In
"Mining yes; but not for gold nor
for silver nor for precious metals"
aid Henry F. Bledsoe of the city or
Mexico to a ma wbo bad asked bim a
question at the Albany bote' Denver
n words which carried eo slight an
English aocent that one could not guess
wbetber ha were a native of Great
Britain or Boston. '
'The stuff tiat I djg out is this." he
continued picking up a package which
lay near where his arm rested on the
lerk'sdesk. tie unfolded tne paper
and brought to view a cube of yellow-
ish chalky substance tnat waa sapon
aceous to the touch and nearly as light
"Take it ever near the light and
look at it." said Mr. Bledsoe "aod
tell me what It is."
The person addressed according to
the Denver Pont was much interested
and did eo. Under the stronger
lipht. tbe smooth surface seemed full
of infinitesimal porei. One face of the
cube bai been rubbed wita some raspv
urface until it had taken a floe
'It looks nice meerecnaum was;tne
verdict of the Denver man.
That's what I call it Mexican
meerschaum " said Mr. Bledsoe
smiling "and if anybody csn distin
guish between that stuff and the ' ma
terial oi wnicn me expensive tooacco
pipes are made I'll give htm a half
interest in my mine or quarry or
whatever you oall it. I'm on my way
to my home In England. I've omy
sojourned In Mexico for the past nln
months" he added parentheti
cally "But I . shall return
hortly ready to develop my meer
schaum vein. All I need is the capita
and I know I'll not haya to show that
cnunk to many people before I have a
company formed and plenty of stock
'But do you think it is the genuine
meerschaum?" the discoverer was
'Yes I am certain that this is the
real thing; in fact I believe that the
only real compact extensive body of
this material in existence Is that whioh
I have found.
"You see" Mr. Bledsoe proceeded
most of the meersohaum heretofore
used has been found in Asia Minor
particularly in the plains of Eski
Sheh where it appears in small lumps
or nodules imbedded in layers
of clay. The nodules are
found In email clusters here
and there and are gouged oat of tbe
clay by the natives.
"Now. what do you think when I tell
you that in my quarry as I call it.
there is a vein or this stun iust like
that you have in your hand a vein
five feet in depth and extending horiz
ontal It. croud nets knows how far."
"But how did you discover this ledge
rf j r-y
and where .-"'asked his excited listener
"Well" said Mn Bledsoe with a
threwd smile "I don't care to tell
very much about that part of It just
now but l can say this much tbe loca
tion is in Coahulla on tbe banks of
little dry arroyo called 'El Lobo' a
watercourse ttat runs right down
through a nearly level plain.
'The Way I came to discover It was
cdd. I was riding through that part
of the country last June and I lost my
way. I nave a habit of riding horse
back whenever I can in taking notes
on a country and I had followed this
watercourse for several miles trotting
along a cattle trail hoping every
minute to come in sight of some kind
of a ranch.
"About 2 o'clock in the afternoon I
became so thirsty that I picketed my
horse and went down to the botton of
the gulch a distance of some thirty
feet; to see if there was not some
water underneath tbe willows that
"1 round a small pudale of water and
as I put my hands down on the brink
when I bent my head forward t
drink my fingers came in contact witb
tbe singular soapy substance you Eee
"Only a foot or eo of the ledge was
exposed and tbe willoweoverhungthat.
took out my penknife and o bopped
out a small chunk of it merely out of
idle curiosity but when I had a look
at it and found how light and compact
it was and at the same time porous T
opened my eyes marked the place - and
dete- mined to come back.
"Well to make the story short I
did return and this t'me with a spade.
round tbe depth of tne stratum was
five feet and that was enough. I tooK
out a few more specimens took tbe
initiatory steps for obtaining a conces
sion from the covernment and here I
am pushing the proposition to perfec-
'Well sir" said the Denver man
givine tbe satiny cube a farewell pat
"I believe this will make you rich."
"I know It will" said Mr. Bledsoe;
I positively know it " '
THE TRAMP NUISANCE
Even Mexico Is Now "Beginning
Feel theEffect Of It
"Why don't you kep on writlne uo
these At er lean bums until thev leave
tbe city?" asked aa American gentle'
man of a reporter of the Mexi aa H r-
ala. "Ibey have become an eyesore
to foreigners who rave occasion t-
walk along the stre ts in the bu 1-
ness portion of tbe city a d
from the tlm we spot tietn
block away unt l they strike us wtiicn
they invariably do a disagreeable feel
ing creeps over the entire system at tb
thought or having to refuse alms t a
countryman (r) before a number o'
Mexican spectators But th y have b
oome a nuisance and whr. they are no'.
drinking p .Ique and ttqu l thev ae
laying for their prey. A half dozen o'
these felloes are pretty w II kon
n w and a e receiving tbe stoGy e are
Amoner trwse is a tje-m n with a hevy
or"wn mu-tscheand he is a p vrand
m'8'er of the V.r't. It ! amu-iniy t
watch him; he will spot hia viotim ni
will then proce d to curl his inu-taehe
whioh Is hit prlnoi i'al 8tnk In tra'e
hen there crpes a gleam in his grr
eye whieh follows the foreigner "ih
the ea. ernes- with which aca wathe
a mouse and when the dnsb I- mat
th- victim find- 't ht- d to ei a FT .
stor rnn- a- ' 11 w-: H I a mni-h n-
ixt "n hn ' ee r. tiis 1 a i" ti
wi hin a ? i. "h i n'
how h- w 1 a ip! ' maittm . r?
I -om t'mes tu r-- d o n. b ' nd- a
sufficient number of quarters during
the d y to live comfortably
'Aoother of the gan is known a
the etrong man. He Is a stout well
built fellow and works what Is known
In New York as the too sfong to work
gag. Appruacblng a cuunfymaa do
will ask him if he will trive a strong.
healthy man tbe price of a drink or a
m al. The 'frankness' of the man win
draw money where a pit ful appeal
"Then" continued the disgusted for
eigner "there is another who is more
brutal. He will approach tbe teles-
trian with a scol and f ay : 'I'm hun-
gry old man and you'll have 'o dig
up.' He is about as contemptible aa
an object to look upon ks the fellow
who assumes a limp and approaches
you with a piece of paper containing
tbe name of a promt ' ent physician and
will ask you to direct bim to his omre
or to tbe American hospital and then
will tell you his history.
"There is another ope and be is a
bird.' He' will come up with a Chim
in e ad den sneer and ask 11 you are
an American. If you reply to tbe con-
trary he will tall you he is glad of it.
If you should eay yes he. will ask you
for tbe price of a bed.
"When times were flush with the
gang as tbey were some time ago.
they would meet and drink in tbe first-
class saloons but their "palmy' days
are over apparently and they are cod-
tent to (ret drunk on tequil or pul-
Thete men whom I have mentioned
are but a sma'l part of the 'profesh
who plytheir trade in the city of Mex
ico. There are others who are more
eectsel wbo make a living without
begging. They too are spotted anM
if I am not mistaken some interesting
developments will take place soon.
The woret feature of it all.
continued the gentleman "is that the
entire American colony is apt to b
damaged by the-e rascals. They are
capable of-anything contemptible and
when caught red-baoded in'a 'shady'
affair the people of Mexico call it the
work of ' Amerioanoe.' I wish some-
thing could be done to rid the city of
these fellows and I know of no better
suggestion to offer than that maie by
tbe Mexican Herald some days aero t
refuse to aid them and thus compel
them to leave Mexico.'
Announces Very Low Excursion Bates
To Houston For The WF. F.
& V. F." And "Ifo-Tsu-0h"Celebra
Agents of the Southern Pacific have
received instructions to sell excursion
tickets to H justoi Daoemb;r 10th to
15th Inclusive at extremely low rat?s
on account of the Fruit Flowers and
Vegetable Festival andtbe No-Tsu Oh
celebration to he held December 11th
to 16th inclusive. The tickets will e
good to return until December 17 h.
Special trains will also be run . on
December 11th 13th and 16th from
Glidden aod intermediate points and
Orange and intermediate points to
Houston and on these special trains
the rates will be still lower than on
the other dajs.
In announcing thse very low rates
and unusual facilities the Southern
Pacific is affording its pa'.roos an un-
precedented opportunity to visit Hous-
ton at a time when that city will be n
gala attire. Tbe Fruit Fl wer and
Vegetable Festival will be in progress
every day from December 11th to 16th
inclusive and will be replete with a -tractive
features including a live stock
and Industrial exhibit greater Amer
ican midway baby show grand flower
parade dog show aod all in' all will
comprise one of the most gigantic a-d
entertaining celebrations ever attempt-
ed. The crowning feature of the week
will he the grand oriental parade by
the Princes of No-Tsu-Oh which tkes
place on Tuesday the 12th. It will be
the most dazzling and magnificent spec
tacle ever witnessed upon the street
of an Americai city. No one should j
miss this grand celebration. Southern
Pacific agents can 6upply programmes
A Man Dropped Dead.
While trying to clean his own suit
of clo'h s. Now. if be bad been
sensible and Uk d thm to Brossy's
Cleaning and D.veing Works he could
have bad them cleaned or dyed with
out dying himself and the cost would
have been very small.
Mr. Brossy ba9 all the latest ap-
pliances for turning out first-cls
work and his prices are within rea -h
Now is the time to have your old
suits overcoat? silk dresses shirt
waists and kid gloves made as good as
new for Christmas.
Uon't think fat your clothes -re
too old to clean bat bring them in and
if Mr. Bropsy takes th'tn he will
guarantee satisfactory results.
Brosy'a Cleaning and Dyeing
W or ks.
- 110 Mesa Ave. aV'.382.
A list of merchants who have joined
the Co. ope rat1 ve Premium association
after our printed mn'tr was out.
Fred S haefer. 115 Sao
Cannpb II & Gryeon 212 San Anto
nio St. Phone 212.
H. Feieat300 Sao Artonio St. . Phone
W.AIrvin & Co. 113 El Paso St.
Ph ne 20.
Potter & hit. No. 4 L'ttle Plazt
will open n th 20 inst.
Ell! R-os Printing Pnone. 261.
El Pa-o Dairy Co.. Phone 156.
ASK FOR PREMIUM STAMP.
Pure Hygienic- Water.
Made from ) 1-tilled water. Ask
your family-phycician or drupelet as to
purity and hen I th fulness of our ice.
Telephone No. 14
El. Paso Ice & Refrigerator Co
A N Cfly Bound Volume-
Aneittl- hiO'iQ I v.iluoie of magazines
make ni -e Chrl -m present. We
dothlsw ric 'e'' r thin anybody in
thecitv . t e Rerald office. We
also m 'k - . 4v i lty of lettering pook-
etbooks n void.
A Great Expositlongto be Held la
Chicago Next Year
As a result of last week's action in
Chicago by the Breeders' organiza-
tions which' met in that city an lot .r-
national Livestock Exposition in 190
is assured and the Inters ei visito
will view a displav of live i-tut-k on foo
and dressed packing huue by-products
feediDg appliances dafi horses
and otoer things pertinent to the live
stock worli never before attempt
Chicago w 11 have the wo-11 know
says the secretary or tne exposition
that the interefts of te t-eder tbe
breeder tbe packer tbe commission
man the railroads and the ir an who
att meat and uses his friend the
h rse to assist him in making a live-
lihood are interdet endent and that all
tbe Interests can be brought together
In a great exposition.
The Union Stock Yard and Transit
company of Coicago aod allied inter
ests put the plan on foot and ike
breeding associations which met In
Cnioago last week lent it their en
Much enthu-ia-m wa manifetted
throughout tbe meetink and that tbe
entire exposition will be successful is
certain. Tbe Angus association ap
propriated $5000 to be offered for
pr.emiums on that breed. Tbe Short
Horn association sets aside So 001) The
Here'ord association devoted to. C00 to
hat breed at tbe show. Tbe Polled
Durbams the Red Po'led and he Gal
loway associations offer fll.000 acb in
premiums and the Cots weld Sbeep as
The live stock interests of Chicago
together with the business element re-
presented in other lines will put up
from $25000 to 850000 to be divided
among the breeds and the fat
Great sales will be made of each of
the breeds at the show and it has been
determined (bat the noied royal show
and sale event of E gland will' be
eclipsed. The central idet of the
movement is to establish at Chicago
ach year an exposition which will be
t' u y exporent of tbe live etock in-
terests of North America.
The time is ripd it is b-lievel for
such action aod those at the hed of
the Internatior.a! Live Stuck Exposi-
tion comprising in addition to the ex-
ecutive ani directory the presidents
of all the recognized pure blood as-
sociations in the United States C anada
and other countries warrant its suc-
Efforts will be made to secure tbe at
tendance of buyers from alL
the South American repub-
lics in one of which recently
over S 13000 in gold was pa'd for an
English thoroughbred bull. Represen-
tation win be asked from all of tbe cat-
le sbeep and hog record associations
in Europe Gftrmany has already pledg-
It need not occasion surprise if a
number of tbe best animals offered at
the sales are taken t ther
countries. Tbe South American trade
which rightfully btloa? to the breed-
ers of this country can be secured by
sueb efforts. Besides the presence of
representatives of cth-r governments
will - do much to remove wrat pre-
judices now exist against American
beef mutton aod pork and thereby
enbanoe values throughout this coun-
try. Buyers from all parts of tbe world
and espeoia ly from every sta'.e in the
Union will be present at tbe sales
which will be made an important part
of the exposition. Feeders and
breedeers all over the country are
urged by the maragement of the Inter-
nstionai Live Stock Exposition to
wr.ta at once for any information they
m y desire and to begin feeding some-
thing for exhibition.
AN ARIZONA MAID.
Chosen To Stand For Mohave Coua-
. ty At the Carnival.
Speaking of Mohave County's Ma!d
of Honor to tbe Phoenix Carnival the
Mineral Wealth save:
Miss Katnryn Edith Sherman was
born am otr tbe orange blossoms of
California 20 years ago but outside of
ber birtn in a foreign Jand Mxhave
county has been her home. If know-
ing tbe rock- 50 sp cles of cactus
sylvan shade and babbling brooks in
which Arizona abounds entitles her tothe
password amoag 'he Ha-sayampers of
the Salt she has it in advance. Io ad
dition to ail th- grace and beauty that
helmg to Arizona s most perfe t wo
manhoi the Sbe-man family own
tbe richest m ne in Mohave county
which means in Arizona. Hope tbe
mine will net embarass the knights of
tbe court of queen carnival. In addi-
tion to ber otner accomplishments this
maid of honor' can dance like a fairy.
She is tbe niece of Mrs. St. CI a les
wife of the editor of this 'paper hence
is a delinquent subscriber. Wth this
short biographical sketch Mohave
courty sends greeting to Queen de
Carnival and expects for their repre-
sentative a front seat in the band wa-
We have taken due notice of the
multitude of young cattle kinirs grow-
ing up in the country here rays the
Sherman Courty Banner. But what
about the young oa'tle qm em? There
are several of there all told from
Hartlav t ) C- liwater from Coldwater
to Dumas and scattered clear over to
the Betver and though their herds
are modest ones they are good begln-
n'ngs all. -Several of the queen- have
fifteen head a few have twetty-five.
others have tifty and upward and we
know of one or two that have as high
ts two hundred aid fifty bead. And
we surest to these bashful young
kings that under the rules governing
th game a kin? ani queen make a
To Cure a Cold in One Day.
Take Laxative Bromo Quin'ne Ta-
blets. All druggists refund money if it
falls to oure. 25c. The genuine has
B. Q. L. on each tablet.
We print your name or anybody's
ele name on pocket books Bibles or
otoer oocms in gold. Hring- us your
Christmas presents in this line to be
lettered. Herald office.
silver novelties oheap at
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