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FIBST SUPPER OF
ZONA JELLS OF
Lesinsky Fights With Apaches and Faces Many Dangers
in Early Days in the Southwest; Is Now Head of a
New York Manufacturing Concern and In
terested in El Paso Wholesale House.
S Lesinsky, the first man to ship
a pound of copper out of Arizona, the
greatest copper producing state In the
union, is in El Paso visiting his
friends of the old frontier days, and
exchanging reminiscences with them
of the days before the coming of the"
railroads, -when the Apache roamed at
will through the land.
From the then unnamed town that
is now Clifton Mr. Lesinsky shipped a
sack of copper ore to New York to be
assayed in 1S72. It was native copper
and the report received from the New
York assayers made him and his part
ners in the pioneer copper venture be
lieve they had discovered the long
dreamed of Midas mine. Their dream
came true when the Arizona Copper
company, composed of Scotch capital
ists drew a check in their favor for
an even $1,000,000, but 12 years after
tlicy had found the strange looking
brulders along the Gila river.
It is an interesting story, interest
ingly told by the aged mininc man.
who is at the Paso Del Norte. Born ih
Australia where the lure of gold i3
a 'ways strong, Mr. Lesinsky came to
America when a young man, landing In
Cntmes Spitting nnd Coughing.
Catarrh of the pharynx Is very com
mon among men or women who are
guod liers. People who drink some.
moke much. Late suppers. In the
morning they hawk and spit and gag.
Bad taste in the mouth. Sometimes it
is noon before the pharynx is in a de
cent condition. Tongue somewhat
coated, voice husky, feeling cross and
1 1 abbed and generally out of sorts.
THis is a condition of the pharynx
closely resembling catarrh and is
generally the direct result of habits, al
though not always.
Hawking nnd Spitting Cured.
Get a bottle of Peruna. The first
thing m the morning, before you get
jour clothes on, take a dose of Pe
Tuna, a tablespoonful, not more, not
an less. By the time you are ready
for breakfast your stomach will be
ready also. The first dose may not
clear up things exactly. You may gag
and spit a little, but keep right on
t cry morning, a tablespoonful the first
thing. Also take a tablespoonful be
fore dinner and before supper.
Let me repeat. You had better cut
out all those late suppers and drinks.
Cut out the smoking also. Setter live
a, i do, in which none of these things
are used. Go to bed early. Get up like
I do early in the morning and take a
. old" bath. Then you will realize the
n- of living. But if you won't do this,
t ike Peruna as I have described, and
ou will count yourself a lucky man
,,r woman that you happened to read
i 113 article.
p, -ru-na, Man-a-lin and La-cu-pia
-i anufaetured by the Pe-ru-na Com-
n-r Columbus, Ohio Sold at all drug
e -r, : NO. 38.
L. uur druggist for free Peruna
.v - anac for 1913. Advertisement.
A District Restricted in
San Francisco in 1858. From there he
went to the frontier town of Kansas
City, where he engaged passage in a
strap hung overland stage of the But
terfield route which took him to Las
Cruces, N. M. This was a Mexican town
of 1500 in 1864. and Mr. Lesinsky en
gaged in the general merchandise busi
ness, selling to the government for the
troops stationed near there.
Meets Ronert Metcalf.
In 1872 Mr. Lesinsky went to Arizona
and took up his residence on the south
bank of the Gila, near what is now the
city of Clifton. There he met a young
officer of the southern army who had
lost his all in the war between the
states. His name was Robert Metcalf
and to him belongs the discovery of
copper in the Clifton district. One day.
while he was out hunting for deer
along the Gila, and being hunted in
turn by the Apaches, Metcalf discov
ered a number of strangely colored
boulders which suggested to him that
they might contain valuable mineral.
Taking one back to the town he in
terested Mr. Lesinsky and they sent the
ore to New York to be assayed, as
there was no assayer nearer than that
city. This ore was taken from what
afterwards was named the Longfellow
mine, one of the richest producers In
First Ore Shipped to Baltimore.
There was a brisk demand for the
then rare metal and Mr. Lesinsky
started a plan to give Arizona an ex
port business which had previously
been confined to small shipments of
wool and a few hides. First the ore
was sacked and sent to Baltimore by
way of Kansas City. To do this it was
necessary to pack it from the mine to
the town of Clifton, five miles away,
where it was loaded into mule wagons
and hauled 1500 miles overland through
an Apache country to Kansas City by
wav of Albuquerque and the Butter
field traij. This venture did not pay,
although the ore ran 35 percent cop
per and the pioneer producers saw that
they could make money if the ore
could be smelted on the ground. From
the Mexicans they learned of the crude
though effective methods used in Mex
ico for smelting jores. This was done
by building adobe furnaces, no bigger
than Dutch ovens, and when they had
burned out to build another. The ore
was broken into chunks of matt cop
per and sent to Baltimore for refining.
Gradually this crude system was im
proved upon until the copper could be
better handled. "Wagon roads and fin
ally a narrow gage road was built and
the Coronado mine opened five miles
from the Longfellow.
Coke was bought in San Francisco
and hauled overland from Kansas City
at a cost of $40 a ton. Previous to
this charcoal was burned in the woods
near the mine and hauled on burro
back to the smelter, which was located
in the town. Copper at that time was
selling for 24 or 25 cents, Mr. Lesinsky
says, and he and his two partners
were making money out of their ven
ture. No effort was made to refine the
copper, as the methods were too crude
for that. The black or matt copper
was sent to Baltimore and refined. In
1884 the members of the Arizona Cop-
?er company offered the three pioneers
1,000,000 and the Longfellow and Coro
nado mines were sold to them.
Had Adventures With Apaches.
Runnings through Mr Lesinskv 's
narrative of thi history of tiona 3
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Tim th dnaflid H' h-s
wno -acre cvtrj-nhtre in that part
Terms $10.00 a Lot Cash and $5.00 a Lot Each
INTERES T NO
in the Country Llub JJistrict,
Shacks, No Tents,
pf Arizona. When the first trip was
made by Mr. Lesinsky and Robert Met
calf their pack mules were stolen and
they were forced to walk 200 miles on
foot, with nothing to eat but the game
they killed along the road. At an
other time the mules were staked out
for the night, with a guard of men
around them to prevent the Apaches
from stealing them. The Indians
slipped through the circle of guards
and stole one of the mules while the
miners slept near the fire. Many of
the employes of the mine were killed
and Mr. Lesinsky says that he had
many narrow escapes when men riding
ahead or behind him were killed by
the Indians. ,
Mr. Lesinsky is mow 78 years old.
although he is well preserved, and is
a fine looking old man with gray nar
and a gray mustache, but with the
pink complexion of perfect health. He
is the secretary and treasurer of the
Bar Lock Typewriter company in New
York and is at his desk each day of
the week, he says, except when he
comes west to El Paso each winter.
His wholesale grocery business here Is
conducted by S. J. Frudenthal and B.
J. Michelson, who were working for
him In the early days in Arizona.
COPPER COMPANY IS
GIVEN USE OF GRADE
Douglns Man Prepare to Work Copper
and Gold Properties Near Cnla-
bosas High Graders Active.
Douglas, Ariz., Jan." 15. Arrange
ments have been completed between the
Southern Pacific railroad and the Min
neapolis Copper company, of Cumpas,
whereby the mining company will be
permitted to use the S. P. grade be
tween the mine and Nacozari. This
was completed about three years ago
by the S. P. at a cost of approximately
$1,000,000. The company now has a
force at work cutting down the ap
proaches to places where bridges were
to have been installed. All culverts
were placed In the roadbed by the road
at the time of building. The Minne
apolis company recently secured two
20-ton capacity gasoline motor trucks,
which are working successfully. The
company's new smelter will be blown
in early in February.
George J. Cole has arrived In Douglas
from his mining property, 18 miles east
of Calabasas, which he is now prepar
ing to operate. He has a force at work
on the Alisas copper property and ex
pects to commence shipping ore soon.
He will also commence working a
promising gold prospect in the near fu
ture. But a few feet of drifting will
have to be done, according to his ex
pectation, before cutting a ledge traced
from the surface. Mr. Cole reports that
highgraders got away with much ore
from his Riveria property. A number
of sacks of high grade were found
buried in the dump, while much good
ore had been sorted and was missing.
ALVARADO ADDS TO
CAPACITY OF MILL
Parral, Chin., Jan. 15. The Alvarado
Mining and Milling company, one of the
largest mining enterprises in this state,
has increased the capacity of its mill
by the addition of new machinery. The
new tonnage each 24 hours is 400 tons
as against its former output of 300
The company was disturbed but lit
tle during the revolution. What little
time was lost through the several bat
tles fought by the revolutionists and
federals near here was given over to
making improvements and overhauling
The Alvarado is operating the famous
Palmllla mine, formely owned by the
renowned Pedro Alvarado, who. while
he was operating this mine, offered to
Pay off the national debt of Mexico,
which offer was refused by the then
president. Gen. Porflrio Diaz.
The Alvarado is owned principally by
Pittsburg and Boston capitalists
James I. Long, now American consular
agent at Parral, hut formerlv a resi
dent of Pittsburg, Pa , is gemral man
ager of tin c umr m
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a Portion of Each Street For
One Life Is Sacrificed For
Every 183,000 Tons of
Washington, D. CX. Jan. 15. One min
er's life is snuffed out with every 183,-
000 tons of coal mined in the United J
States. In 1907. when the federal bu
reau of mines was beginning its work,
the ratio was greater. One life was
given with every 144,000 tons. Dr.
Joseph A. Holmes, director of the
United States bureau of mines, in his
annual report today to secretary Fish
er, attributes the decrease in the mor
tality to the federal government's work
In the mining fields, and points out how
the enormous death list may be stfll
"While much remains to be done, in
cluding a broad extension of the inves
tigation of accident and rescue work,
so that it will Include metal and other
mineral mines as well as coal. Dr.
Holmes shows that whereas there waB
an average of 6.93 men killed for ev
ery 1,000,000 tons of coal mined In 1307.
this number decreased steadily to C.05
in 1908, to 5.79 the next year, 5.66 In
1910 and 5.48 in the calendar year
1911. The figures for the year just
closed, it is estimated, will show fur
ther decrease in the death rate.
The death rate in the metal mines of
the country Is nearly as high, he de
clares, as In the coal fields, averaging
more than three men per 1000 em
ployed: the death rate in the auarrlea
Is larger than it should be, averaging
I far more than that in foreign- quarries;
I and the same Is true in metallurgical
I plants. He recommends, therefore, that
tne Dureau oe given money to carry its
mine accident investigation Into these
other fields in larger measure than the
limited appropriations so far granted
Waste In Enormous.
The enormous annual loss in mining
and preparing coal for market, the
huge waste of natural gas, as well as
lack of efficiency and waste in the
metal mining industries, are men
tioned by Dr. Holmes. This extrava
gance of natural resources, he asserts,
should be checked.
"Pioneer educational work, tempo
rary in character." is the way in which
the director refers to the mine rescue
and first aid work among the more
than 700,000 miners in the 15,000 mines
of the country. Ultimately this must
Quick, Easy and Positive
Cure for All Foot Torture
The following is absolutely the
surest and quickest cure known to
science for all foot ailments: "Dis
solve two tablespoonfuls of Calocide
compound in a basin of warm water
Soak the feet in this for fully fifteen
minutes gently rubbing the sore parts"
The effect is really wonderful. All
soreness goes instantly; the
feet feel delightful. Corns
ana caiiouses can oe peeled
right off. It gives immediate
relief for sore bunions
sweaty, smelly and aching
r..t T3,anolnllxr affantttm -r-JZ
feet. EsDecIallv effective ,.
frost-bites and chilblains, a
twentv-flve cent box of Cal
ocide is said to be sufficient
to cure the worst feet, it
works through the pores and removes
the cause of the trouble Don't wasto
time on uncertain remedies. An
druggist has Calocide compound in
stock or he can iret ft in a few hours
from his wholesale house Publishrd i
tw Medical Formula. Laboratories of I
SHOW 9 DECREASE
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and patrons for the ISIew Year a New
wiiicn nas Deen namea
Respect. No S
No Tent ft
be taken care of, he says, by the coal
mining companies through the training
and organization of miners at each of
the larger mines or groups of mines. He
states that already a number of com
panies maintain rescue stations at their
own expense. The chief purpose of the
bureau of mines is to train miners in
first aid, mine rescue and fire fighting
methods; and he adds that "during the
year more than 30,000 miners have at
tended the lectures and demonstrations
given from the mine sarety.cars; more
than 1000 additional miners received
training sufficient to enable them to
participate in actual mine rescue work,
and more than twice that number have
been added to the list of miners
trained in first aid practice."
Health Conditions Bod.
Health conditions in and about the
mines should be investigated, in the
opinion of Dr. Holmeb. Preliminary
inquiries, he says, "have Indicated
the prevalence of tuberculosis and the
presence of hookworm as miners-
diseases in several different localities
In the United States.
"The large and continuous Influx of
foreigners into the mining regions of
the United States may bring to an in
creasing extent the hookworm and
other diseases that exist in mines in
parts of certain European countries,"
says the report.
During the year every mine In the
United States at which i an explosion
or fire of any note occurred was vis
ited by one or more engineers of the
bureau, says director i Holmes. In all
but two of the mines where large, dis
astrous explosions have taken place
during the last few years, open lights
were used, he says, and If safety con
ditions are to be Improved, it seems
probable that the use of electric lamps
will be widely extended.
The director dwells on the necessity
of trying to prevent explosions rather
than check them after they are started.
In this connection he calls attention
to the fact that here has been a "rev
olution in the use of explosives in coal
mining." and the work of the bureau
"in Investigating explosives has alone
a value far greater than the entire cost
of maintaining the bureau since its es
tablishment" rich: strike is made
in the ures district
Xeff Smelter nt Cumpas to Be Blown
In This Week Cananea Consoli
dated Has Record Month.
Cananea, Son., Mex.. Jan. 15. A rich
strike was made during the past week
at the San Geronimo mine of the Ei
Tajo company, located about 20 miles
east of Poza. ,n the Ures district The
find was made on the 400-foot level,
where a rich vein was encountered, and
which lias proved to be of considerable
size. Already considerable ore has
been broken, which will concentrate at
the rate of 500 to 600 ounces In silver.
The company is planning to resume
work with its concentrator, which has
been idle for the past six months or
more. About 135 men are being worked
and this number will be increased by
about 100 within the next 30 days.
The new smelter of the Minneapolis J
HnnnBr ixnmnanv at rTllTnTUtR Will nmh. 1
ably be blown ih during the week. The
company has been shipping steadily
during the past few months to the Cop
per Queen smelter at Douglas, Ariz.,
the ore averaging 20 percent Conner.
When the smelter Is in operation, the i
product will be shipped direct to the
There are about 200 men being I
worked at present and with the opera-
Liuu ux me smeiiw & imhci xurce wiu
be necessary. Manager Kemp figure.'!
on an annual production of 15,000,000
Canancn's Record Month.
The output of the Cananea Consoli
dated Copper company for. the month
of December amounted to 8,600,000
pounds of blister copper, surpassing the
previous high mark (that of Novem
ber) by 300.000 pounds. The total pro
duction for the ear 1912 amounted to
vi.ooi' u"o pound' in round numbers
Tht 1911 production of the smelter will
'be rtor 100,0(1" ooo pounds jros
Th-" oits of ore and conr. ntrati s
tin f t'i n limi-, vit -T'Ji
IPncta during December totaKd in
value 2,604.506 pesos, being a decrease
of 152,100 pesos from that of November.
New Strike at El Pilar.
During the past week a new strike
was made at El Pilar mine, of the Ar
nold Mining company, located near
Santa Cruz. A body of commercial ore
was encountered on the 300-foot level
which may prove to be of considerable
importance. Already nine feet have
been penetrated in a drift, while a
raise, winze and crosscut have been
started and all the workings are in ore.
The strike was made .a short distance
from the shaft.
During the month of December the
mine shipped three carloads of ore to
the Cananea smelter and the total for
this month will be five carloads.
Twenty-five men are being worked at
present, more to be added before the
end of the month. Plans for the new
concentrator of 50 tons daily capacity
are now being prepared and work on
its instalation will probably be com
menced before spring.
The Josefina mine, located near El
Pilar, owned by H. K. Cbenowita and
brother, of Nogales, Ariz recently
shipped a carload of copper ore to the
El Paso smelter which averaged 22 per
cent copper. Work has been carried
on but a short time, consisting mainly
of sinking, and the ore shipped has
been taken out during the process of
"diivplnnmpnt. Tn mTi ni-A bAln
wnrlrpri AnAthfir ahinmATit is hoinzr
prepared at present. The shaft has
reached a depth of 75 feet, operations
being confined to sinking.
The Santa Cruz district, where the
Pilar and Josefina properties are lo
cated, has been idle for a number of
years, although the Pilar has done some
work recently, anfl with two properties
shipping this portion of the state will
undoubtedly attract considerable at
tention. MINES PAY SMALL
TAX IN ARIZONA
Arizona Tax league Compiles Figures
on the Amount Paid and the
Actnnl Value of Mines.
Phoenix, Ariz., Jan. 15. Some startling
figures regarding the taxation of mines
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in tnis siaie nave oeen conipueu ay tne
Arizona Tax league, an association or
ganized last summer to keep a watch
ful eye on ways and means of raising
and expending state revenues.
xaoao "isurw in, wuus me
mines of Arizona produced 366,000,000
in 1912 and were assessed at $45,000,000
for purposes of taxation, the total as-
sessment for the entire state was
SI 04 000
It'is claimed bv the league that .
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tbe principal mines of Arizona assessed
at 50 percent of their value, they would
appear on the tax rolls as follows
-Copper Queen. Bisbee. $45,000,000
United Verde, Jerome, $35,000,000; Calu
met & Arizona. Bisbee. $30,000; Ari
zona Copper company, Clifton. SSO.OOOS
000; Detroit Copper company, Morenci
$20,000,000; Old Dominion Globe $20 -000.000:
Ray Consolidated, Ray' $20-
f00: Hti Cpper Company. Miami,
SI 8.000.000: Shattuck Copper company
Bisbee. $12,000,000; Shannon Copper
company. Clifton, $10,000.000;Tom Reed
Gold company, Mohave county $10 -000.000.
Gold Road Mines company
Mohave county, $5,000,000.
In Scotland, the stockholders of the
Arizona Copper company py an anllBal
income tax of $80,000 on dividends re
ceived from their holdings In that eor-
e nrlncioal mines of Arizona a
porawoH. out tne concern Daid onlv
$94,000 taxes in Arizona last year.
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Ray, Arizona and Shamrock
Goups Reported Sold;
Activity in Distrct.
Hayden, Ariz., Jan. 15. Mining in
the Kelvin district is beginning to
take on a very promising appearance,
and a good future for the camp is con
sidered by local mining men to be well
under way. Reports have been circu
lated that the Ray, Arizona, group of
claims, situated at Kelvin, and ad
joining the properties of the Kelvin
Sultana -Mining company, have been
acquired by eastern parties and tnat
development work will be commenced
at once. The same company has taken
over the claims of the Nieman-Elder
people, and also the property formerlv
owned by J. W. Cochrane. It is re
ported that the terms of the option of
each of the above properties are that
the present company must do $1000
worth of development work each
month on each.
The Shamrock group of claims, lo
cated at Christinas, owned by Pat Mc
Hugh, has been sold to William Camp
bell, a mining man of New York Citj.
and Dr. Cave, of Boston. The consid
eration is reported as being $200,000.
Development work will be started dur
ing the early part of February, pres
ent plans being to put down a shaft
about 600 feet, where the ore body is
supposed to be located.
Building Power Transmission Line.
The Calumet & Arizona Mining com
pany, which is doing considerable
work in the Superior district, has com
menced. worK on tne erection oi
power transmission line from Ray to
their nronerticts. Twentv-one steel
'their properties. Twenty-one
i towers will be required for the work.
The longest span between any of the
towers is 1300 feet, which Is caused by
the extremely rough country through
which the line will run. A three com
partment shaft is being sank by the
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down about 100 feet,
The work of putting down the shaft
at what is known as No. 3 mine by the
Ray Consolidated Copper company, has
e?n finished and ore is already being
i taken out for shipment to the locU.
, concentrator. No. 3 mine is what was
! rmerly the Ray Central property, re
cently acquired by tne Ray uonsoii-
dated. The ore from this shaft will be
hoisted from the fourth level and
dumped into cars direct, in place of
loading in ore bins, as at the other
shafts. No. 3 mine contains the richest
deposit of ore of any of the Ray prop
erties, and reports are to the effect
that there is nearly a million tons of
ore in sight on the fourth level, aver
aging a little over 5Vfc percent copper.
About 6000 tons of ore are now being
shipped by the mine to the local con
centrator and within a short time the
shipments will be increased to 8000 as
soon as the local mill is ready to handle
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