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WONDERS OF PERU, MINING AND OTHERWISE, ONE OF THE COUN
TRIES OF SOUTH AMERICA WHICH IS SURE TO THRIVE IN THE FUTURE South America in one of the countries that are of great Interest to many people in Butte, for the reaaon that South America is a land where mining Is very extensively carried on and where new mining STREET CERRO DE PASCO, ALTITUDE 14,192 FEET. Seldla are blinig openied ull the tie,.. by Arne'ai.*alMu. 'IIere are a secnebler of people ine thatL part of the globe who ufleo hi.ed here. ferna I a psarticvlaur part of South MINE OPENING INTO TAJO. ý jyb J .. .. . . - . . . . . . . . . . . . . A l~ii. t hat ill Et~jIe.ia~ll iiitcre'tI 111g. Iýý"ý",su j it is a eoiltiIIV wlthi(eI in ery rilch in mi inera I rcsotIu K w(iM l hat.s altniiuiii n man, K untggng " to thue l~aiurlutit m~itting, ttuht~lrhuu. ESPERAUZA WORKS SHOWING PAr OS FOR WORKING SILVER ORES. Natry IayloIn BlacUkf(rd of Cerro de I'asUt.o, 1'eIrnI, laIs tltlhummer wrote an *nteritaiii'g Iettaer to a correspond cut In ºhit t ity, andl ' It ccon panlt'ed It wi~th Ii tot4DgI~ttpth itf tht' Cotro det A HLRD OF LLAMAS. Pasco reglon, )which the Inter Moman tain wna fortunntPe enough to soetre copier of, and which aire pr.esented to its readers in this issue. Following in the deacript in of Ithe Peruvian country, written by Mrs. 131.1k ford: Tlire great mining rian ofr i i it m lluntain outblg t lt b olf ear It P rvc II ning J neatrly t.be %i hole· leng·t Ii of the rripcaualie nol andcomrising Itle I i"u graidi r;II· gtE of the1114 itli Ow. t1h' Amaozon. On the %%\('t i. a ' tt·1tM sttrip fromn 20 to !50 nuiles wlide, for the most part a sandy deusert, yet prod1ueing abuntdal t cropun V% IIero irrl. gated. Ilase are founaad petruleumn, KItt, auitrado of sa(la in enormoula cjlnntities, silver, copper and other mineirals, "The Western Cordillera rilses like a wall on the eastern side of the coast belt., with passes from 15,060 to 1A,000 feet high and peaks 20,0Ob feet In altitlllle. The sulrface of th" plains is uneven and traversed by lower ranges of hills, which surround lurge lakes, rolling pampas or fertile ealleys, through lhic(h run great rivers. The whole country has a high niltitliude, aiinryig froml 11,000 to 1l,000 feet, land slopling gradul' eally north and eant tonwrd theo .Anizcon, into which drain its wtelrs. On the nounltaii slopes iere seenli pituresqeee iand pre eilpitoius ralvines, often thllousands of feet eleepl. illwers annd flriits grow in eunlldnliilice in pr.llliilty and in contlrast. withl the bhiirren lplailns albove ituul lelow thein. "Inl the ,e .all of Plirc is foi nd the A ..P uililpi l oe llil raclilroilcl. From (a'cllao to I)lieeoy, Ileros the Andles, there is a ra. tril whiiiii we hoplie soon to ex tendl to ('erm del Pusco. Ohilier cmielns cef iraiel ire by mule Irliil s and a ilinew wiigoni iolel Ii hetween Or.eu aund rr1'1o e lo iu'Isci. "1 11ill palrs of this regiili are do pil"it' of vialencIeh'i lilcerals. (.old iilcel sitler huet Ieen mlilnedl since tie elar lielt perineds, land thIle cuiek i ,ilr del.eosits aweire oien rfu niiiOl thricclihoiit thle world. loeudl anei cop lper ores arcie! wiorked to sollOm extellt, iandl cult illd cloul are fociied at many lpeh ilt 5. "Noilt withstundingl nil the d crnw ileiks irising from ocallt of rodils, lproper mietluhodsl of miningl, .killed ihair ianii entliilii, this regioni has liprucliciedl $15 ,::O00,100 in gold and "Cerri de Pl'ai.le, the eipitllii of the cidlil' nicitnt of .1icu in, is ritiiintedl in iiltitude. 10 degrees and 41c iminiutes ouiitli. It is s.lirrolllcided byi high hills, fmllilillrly known e °'lle, ' e ('rro,' nud of i loew ccntralc ridge, lthe ite of the tovwn. This ceintail ridgie. ealled "' ccllo dle I'elsco,' is llIihoilt onellc illIl onei-htilf IlJes luniig land thr c-cqullarcc ir of aii ille ileli. liThe to liC i.s ihi ole t i n i t h o nl, |f di | ic a to r n li th e . 11is lhe..t' slouie cu oDeclpiel lby ci Sel'il el f / e~ i c ills lll'le',c ice "I i' .i,, ...ice c e ic "ýlicies 1h'..' Ic''e (-n cle'rl.e'el el41er .111 l:11%, eil t!a1 lie ' 14014(11 ,1u ,.Iiie' or tihlee his. clime l1iic> (ieep i duo I icu }7uir'1,, 1414 1111 il i the 1 cv 1 4, gie1l lec'l.l 011414 ei·ite h)'" l "'l1'1c c:lII 1 'e erf (4c'14 oil' 1':I'.1(1 feel. iceI olleceil ioneii . Illccgt L Sillili·. 'h' Iecciiit, are' ce' ur 0e'111e. .lieh Iill or IiK rC111111(ei 1 , 4'eC1'1 41114' e' o 11\ ,1(.1 ( cel II llilII. 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Cb0$ 11111 1 0111 hospital. 111( il ~'.ll'· "The moces1 t riknlug feature c oif 4C''ero de I'cie4'o'1 is thee iiichuge often (1a11iies, or 'i1'eejiccc bicertou,' w.ich 11le 1(4(4 i4410 uce11 tl hroeegl h llc tch twnieiei".s t lt enicg 11s lv'er'y cxistenl e, s. isc,' i Nuelge byi I eeic011'01 hllejci'4. i so194' thc'eI lic lieu groeence atl'lllt 410 nocciic' 'cO11l t ho r'1idieents, xc' ecpt icc i he c'l,'c Of lice cpeijcclcl famletiy 1'. 1(494 duelin ihg ('0 neue(1 4l('ci to fuell. "T'ihe t1l14.01 w.'.ce Ic nl'll(' (iir ;final 1 icy thce c'av.ing of 11lee' eichee1'. id4' 4114' pistl 25i0 301ar4 thu 4Inii(l'4' hec'." Icecc bucrrowcing like mleelc un icer 1111' ": r' ficco, ma~lkingf cC 11 iie11t tc'ill'ci i the groeund (1e'xc'pl fit 11:' lt"c" beree acnd le'ft the'lIe i'o e I 1; 4t 1114 wy 'h l'uic'e. NLi cy Ice.'' "" i. but ttesilsad. 4401114' 4411 41111. 'cic ii':I 150 to 200 fee~t long, ',o to i." t wide and 15 to 23 feet hg-h-a strange sight to behold. "The climate of Cerro de Pasco Is moderate, and extremes of cold or cheat are unknown. July, August and September are the coldest months. I2·iI s ·r. L ~ r fi~' " ~ ;S · w < ·····~. ~ ~ ~ ~ :.( ·r ~ .,· : TAOSNARS,30FE EP i)ecennlber to March are the warmest. linilstorns, snaow or rains are likely to ect'lr it anny time and are very Ilis:lgrelihhie. 'lTherre arle hIPy frosts alt. nIght. Sno~ fralls to the depth of Itio tir Ihre'e inllheNs 1ndl a mere skim of ice fulls on still m.aters, but It soon ii il ppleursN illnller the xsln. Itnins iare lira' lent fromn November to Mhie.i. The rninny senason is walrme ithlan the de , bhit lines lrea inetleed for .onlf'nrt ildring the entir'e year. "The neweI'n(u(ieIr in troullbledl with .lhotIle.- of bril'liah on a'e'oulnt of thie ;llhit ile. lliowetcr, the air in tonic, aI l :rneiltlg. "I'"'..re is imn ) tile in'kliness in ('crn it' I'm 'o. l a ll, l nsuch siickne'ss ns iu'as e. *iL uis ali . attlributed to evil luliit, (it1 lii inl.. Iunincipally in nlltn per aIre il 9lih ieni in e\i'owel niit health lolls (on ie l ('eeni Ce(rnlu nl'l'nasni for "I'.,e.o.le l uoark inn ioni~1 hiere ins thiy ple.asel, intl the custom of thel ltP'r; in flit, it. is oippnose.'I to any labe'r at all. '" rehi is .lliremarkablyniv little o wined, notlhinng molre thain a mild breleze lllu-n ally. T''ken. A.n ole, the clinmate eof (' rrn lc3 d 'nnils.'en iN \mholesotne folr Ithicse lli hg (omforn.ible a hoi(es. "In i'ages :past tlhere lived anoth'er lIec of people. ln1al their idescendalntt: ,ill cling to the Strange listOenltm of their forel'r'tthers. Yoil 'ee thle Indialn ac;liTlan today hearlinlg lurdlens upiiion he(r halek. The ten, in odd attire,' nrithe their hinge herdts of lltemn, 'arrying their lproduce anld ore in this itltanllri. Miany,. me"nny things nare us ithiev were in nIges pastll. 1'eater is cur ri in emlll i ll asis stranpped to their bniel6. Iiene Is life naniteant. "'heh ruiluly that crosses the .\IAilQs h"gins at tidewater and at t.i1s an ultitude of 1.,635 feet at the (;n'har; tlunnel- within aL dlitnnee of a10 0 nles --tlle highest altit ul. at lind by Iany railwnly in the world. T'Ii, ru.ite lies tup the lijotnc, or a.n; aig river,' tihe rise of which I' ,\u.O e Hd tl hat of the grade of the r;miV..:y. To inlrcaO.e the distance ' ,ti' to emlle the road to reach . * Io:It on at grude of 4/1 per . (: :::s fe't to the mile, the en rs intrcodced 'switch-backs' at Sil.lt interailsl , and twisted and trit'il the line from side tq side of Ithe cllanyona and ran it up each tribu ta;'ry that afforded the least haunce of inictra,,ing its length: Often it is headed down the canyon, to be tutrned arouand at mome projecting ridge, or bIy it 'switch-back,' but always as cndting as fast as the grade will per tuit.. The engine, with its small tl'aian, turns and twists from side to .ile of the canyon like some heavily Ilaton team tacking up a steep hill. This road was built in the 70's, by ,Atmerican engineers, and for boldness $100 Reward $100. The readers of this paper will be pleased to learn that there is at least one dreaded disease that science has been able to cure in all its stages, and that is Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure is the only positive cure known to the medical fraternity. Catarrh being a constitutional disease, re. quires a constitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken intennally, acting directly ilpon the blood and mucit'e sur faces of the system, thereby destroyi.g the foundation of the disease, and giving the patient strength by building up the constitution and assisting nature in doing its work. The proprietors have so much faith int its curative powers, that they offer One Hundred Dollars for any case that it fails to cure. Send for list of te.ti. monials. Address, F. J. CIHENEY & CO, Toledo, O. Bold by Druggists, 75. Toledo, . Hall's Family Pills are the best. Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt had a limited train on the Southern railway stopped and brought back as miles so that they could get aboard. Probably they were travelling on gasses tolh of desilgn and railway ngineering skill it has not sino been surpassed. Many of its patrons are tourists, who make the trip to Oroys solely to view the grandeur of the oenezry and this wondrous display of the skill and labor of the engineer and the builder. "As the traveler nears the altitude of 13,000 feet a peculiar sensation gradually creeps upon him. First tiere Is a little headache, then a dizziness, followed by severe pains in OLD HAGICUDA, NEA R CERRO DE PASCO. GENERAL VI -'ow OF CEHRO DE PASCO ' "OKIN(; ,' fiTH OLD SILVIR MILL AND PA TIOS NEAR CERRO (e PFs). the head as if the blood wats trying to force Itself through the skull, and these symptoms are followed by bleeding from the nose, vomiting na from seasuekneas, fainting and mone tary blindness. The Spaninrds term this sickness 'soroehe, and a few In stances of soroche' have been fatat. The stage coach journey of two days from Oroys to Cerro de Pasco Is a hardship. The wagon road Is new and the mules travel slowly."