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THE ARIZONA REPUBLICAN, SUNDAY MORNING, MAY 2, 1909.
- - n i At lempe, Thursday. -May 6, 1909 10:30 A. M. SHARP $25.00 In Gold Will Be Given Away as Before at This Sale $25.00 Reduced Rates on Railroad 'From Phoenix to'Tempe and Return of 45c. Good Only on Train Leaving at 9:30 A. ill. The success of the auction on April 26th warrants a continuance of the sale and the owners have decided to put the remaining 65 LOTS on the block, as before; positively without limit. Select your lots at once and come prepared to tell the Auctioneer what they are worth to you, then bid till you get them. Every lot will positively be sold on tliat day, if buyers can be found. 1 Already buildings are being planned and Will soon be built on the lots already sold, and some lots have since been sold at a profit. This is a chance for the Homeseeker, the speculator, or the investor. Everybody come ! : Coftee and bandwiches will be served free, as at the first sale, and the ladies will serve light refreshments a!nd cold drinks on the grounds at reasonable prices. N Terms and restrictions, will be $e same as before and everybody should take advantage of this unusually liberal proposition to buy a home or make an investment that will probably double itself in less than a year. Remember, this beautiful property is right between the college and the schools. Tempe has only one direction in. which to grow and values here must increase rapidly. The opportunity of a life time is yours, don't miss it ! LADIES SPECIALLY INVITED. COME BRING THE FAMILY, FRIENDS AND EVERYBODY FREE LUNCH ZONA AUG SALE CONDUCTED BY THE AND DEVE B. W. GETSINGER, AUCTIONEER ON IT i U 1FT 1T TV immm COMPANY GOOD LETTER HUM 1 E Written By an Occasional Cor ; respondent In the Field ' PHENOMENA OF OPTIMISM Things Seen by E. L. Hews In the Hills and On the Trails of Arizona-New - Strikes Assure a Wonder ful Future. - Salome, Ariz., April 30. (Special 'Correspondence of The Republican.) Enjoying Cod's beautiful sunshine, drinking deeply of the pure mountain ozone, and feeling at peace with all mankind, I wandered out Into the hills again the other, day. . My temperature remained normal until Old Sol began to be too affec tionate, when I was obliged to-make many" attacks on my ever faithful canteen. On the Salome side of the Granite Wash range, and right near the A. : and C. railroad pass, I sat down on a little hill to reBt. Looking down the trail towards the railroad I .saw an old man of patriarchal mien com ing towards me. He was leading a burro .and just then I espied his little tpee tent in a snug and comfortable looking nook, half hidden to the world. I was greeted pleasantly . and invited to come down and make my self sociable. My cordial host was Mr. Larry Ryan, an old prospector, a man who had blazed many a trail, and who has fought varmints, knock ers and hard times in Arizona since the' days of '80. Mr. Rvan has- several sroups of claim! about five miles from Salome, and he. has amongst them several mighty fine free milling propositions. Parties who -have the proper sand and plenty of money ought to see Mr. Ryan-and make a . deal. He is a most reasonable man, and no doubt the party who does get this property will be glad he did. . . V.' , I promised my Phoenix friends in my last humble effort. that I would go down to Vleksburg and Win chester and ilrlnk' some more op timism. Gee whiz! I am ; afraid of some of these promises I make. I drank, drank the intoxicating cup until I was actually so full that I was up to the brim and running over. In despair over my pitiable condi tion I have determined to put what ever optimism was still due me in cold storage for the next six months, and tap it as needed. .. If you bad seen what I saw you would, If you wore my eye glasses, have seen enough to make you op timistic the balance of your life in regard to the greatest mining terri tory on God's beautiful foot stool. ' The day after I visited Mr. Ryan a friend from Germany, Mr. John Jasbec : and myself, started out to cross the Granite Wash range. I am a very poor geologist, but what I do know I want to know well, and for this reason my friend and I scaled , the .highest peak of the range so that I could size up the former fire box of the devil below. Half joking ly I told my friend to look out, that I was about ready to find another mine. I had .already promised . him that if I found anything while; out with him I would locate It for him. Alas, how sad my fate, and, as it so happened, my quasi joke had hardly got .cold, as we almost tumbled down the other side of the mountain, when I .ran smack . jam onto as fine a prospect . as a fellow . would want to see at grass roots. Jasbec now owns it, and you just wait. I will get a chance some day,, and not. a far dis tant one at that, to speak of it as a mine above reproach. This moun tain was apparently all granite and the prospectors had passed It up. How grateful my . friend John feels towards them you can well imagine. What do you think of a well In Arizona .- that they have to nearly fill up . to keep from overflowing. Just below the great Anaconda group of claims, which is midway between Fitz-Mac's Glory Hole and the com ing greatest mining .camp on earth, Winchester, Is such a hole. This country, I firmly believe, was : in tended by the Great God of the uni verse,, to produce, with its water; and its ores enough wealth to encircle the globe, through every poor mans pocket": en route. . t . ... Justistop a minute and reflect wltn me. In Butte. Montana, in the . days of its early struggles., they transport' ed ore across many miles of wilder ness to Brigham, Utah, thence to New York, thence to Swansea, Wales, for treatment. In Cripple Creek all fuel supplies had to be hauled, at great expense, up hill. Most of the ore had to be sent to Florence, Canyon City or Denver for extraction of values. Tonopah and Goldfield had their troubles. Today the metallurgical and chemical world Is at par with the advancement along all other scientific efforts. . The best . improved methods of extraction are available today. A most important requisite to the ' suc cessful operation . of a plant, be It a mill or a smelter, is sufficient water and railroad facilities. Before I take you on my way to the Glory : Hole,. I want to tell you something before I forget it. Any man in Arizona who will take the pains to examine . thoroughly ' will j find that a big stamp mill and cya niding plant erected at Salome or Vicksburg will pay enormous divi dends in a few years, as production ' will soon err r. le ' more production, and the mill would have to keep increas ing its capacity. Do you believe this? If not Just get in my band wagon and come along -until we hit the trail fo the Anaconda group. This prop erty is composed of two claims, and Is owned by J. D. Mitchell, of Salt Lake City, and J. F. and C. E. Hemperly, of Neodesha, Kansas, and W. H. Slaughter, a banker, of Glen dale, Arizona. Mr. Mitchell is the superintendent, and on my making the request to be permitted to ex amine their property he most gra ciously acquiesced, and this is what I saw: A diorlte and schist contact, and set in by the ages was a vein 9 feet 4 Inches wide. Now listen, please. This vein assayed an average of $48.00 in gold. A free milling and cyaniding proposition. Does it go down? Did it come up? I don't know, and to tell the truth I might be heard to say that God Almighty alone does know. However, as I am not a capitalist, I cannot back up my opinion with my ducats, but if I can only get you to believe as I do you ' most cer tainly will get in somewhere around on the ground floor. This great ledge traverses the full length of the Anaconda No. 1 and No. 2. I saw an open drift across another lead which on surface evi dence I. concluded would apex the discovery ' lead. The rock, in part. Shows free gold and cube galena. The ore, I was assurred by Mr. Mitchell, carries 18 oz. silver and $14.80 gold in the average of surface croppings. At the No. 3 hole on the Anaeonda No. 1 I saw a ledge that was 4 feet wide in a ten foot shaft, with good emplacement, and which was a very high grade sulphide ore, with some free gold, values principal ly in gold. Mr. W. M. Mills and Charles Bour quin, Esq., of Salt Lake City, have two claims, one on the Salome View adjoins the "east end line of the Ana conda No 1. I saw some very swell gold ore which came from the sur face of this claim. Their lead is at present two feet wide, and showing Increasing width every foot deeper. Dick Hall,' the well known pioneer of Salome, . and a man who has done his best ; to help open the eyes of our ; uninitiated heathen at home, to the ' "realization of what they were missing, and ' a most affable gentle man,'" has an adjacent claim to the Salome View, and has an excellent showing.. . He also has another claim parallelling the Anaconda group. Mr. Hall also has other large interests in adjacent territory. The , Dutch Girl claim is about three-fourths of a mile from the Ana conda group. Phoenix gentlemen own this properpty, together with several other claims. On the surface of a small hill I noticed lots of fair look ing free gold rock. They have no de velopment worth speaking of yet. To the northeast of the Dutch Girl is the Clara Bell. I saw a fairly well defined ledge 2 feet wide, which pans excellently, and which cuts across . the Dutch Girl. This property is owned by Mr. Charles Kaufman, who is ; at present developing .the property. . The Blue . Bell ground, owned by L. D. Tevis, of Phoenix, has a fairly good showing, although it may. require considerable open trench work before he can open a letlge in' place. Ho has obtained fine assay from a surface cropping. It was $19.00 in gold, 3 per cent cop per and 5 oz. in slver. This claim is about 1,500 feet, from the Clara Bell. While accompanying Mr. Tevis and an acquaintance over this property, we ran onto a Gila monster about fourteen Inches long. He hissed and sputtered and stuck his deadly ven emous fangs out at us, but Mr. Tevis, who had nearly been bitten by him, placed his pick on his back and his comrade ted a string around his neck and in the future Mr. Monster will recline in the interior of a glass bas tile. While resting up in Winchester . I met an old timer, a well known Mex ican gentleman by the name of Al bert Caspinos. Mr. Caspinos is known to his friends as California. He could tell many a tale of border days, and some old day J shall drop in on him and enjoy a feast of retrospection. He owns several claims about two miles north from Vicksburg. Granite and schist is the contact. He obtains some homings. Mr. Caspinos owns .a restaurant in Winchester, and ' also operates a stage line. . Winchester can boast of as fine a well of water as can be found in Arizona. It is 90 feet deep and has sixty feet of water in it most of the time. There is. a pipe line that car ries the water to a tank on the hill near, the Desert Wall mine, from which it .is distributed to the town ! below. . A quiet,' sincere and honorable gen tleman is my classification of a man who should be the Stratton of Ari zona. -That man is Mr. Albert Alger, born in the city of New York, but who came west thirty years ago. For the past fifteen years he has been prospecting in this, the great Ells worth district. The eastern gentle men may not realize what fifteen years on the hurricane deck of a burro means, but the man who has toiled v over blistering sands and ra diating rocks, with his tongue stick ing out and his grub pile gone, can and does appreciate Mr. Alger's hard ships of the past. ' He is regarded as the Jim Butler of Winchester. He Is well liked in all this country. This is the man who found . what our friend, Fitz-Mac, called the Glory Hole. You all know about the Glory Hole. 1 might repeat Mr. Alger's own words that he spoke to me while we sat on the leavings at the Glory ilole, fit what had once been the richest little pile of gold ore ever mined in the world. Says he: . I knew of an old Mexican who for many years had run a dry washer below where I found the ore on the Arizona Northern. I -had found pieces of rich float myself, but never could locate where It came from. At ' last. n a cloudy, drizzly day, I happened u be up high in the gulch and sat down on that big rock (pointing to a rock not far' away) to rest a while, when I saw- at my feet what looked like a piece of yellow limonite spar I had often seen before, but which seemed now to be literally loaded with gold. Could I be dreaming? No, it was gold all right. The dampness had . enabled me to see it quicker. This led to the locating .of the. Ari zona Northern. . You all know what happened. Mr. Alger and his associates bonded the property to some Phoenix .. men. ' Through some unforsecn complica tions Mr. Alger, Mh Griffin and Mr. Barker were compelled to take their property back again." What a lucky thing for them. Personally I cherish no animosity against any man, and it sincerely grieves me to have to criticise, but a newspaper writer owes a duty to his God, his country and himself. Truth shall prevail, ' though men abhor the glory of its light. And wage exterminating war, and put all foes to flight. Where the old Glory Hole was sunk was in a wrong place, - and - with no sign of a ledge. The hole was sunk in the country formation and paralell ed it. AVithin 100 feet of where the overflow rich ore was encountered was a true fissure vein. The gentle men who made this blunder did not sink on this, or run open cuts prop erly to locate where this rich ore came from. Mr. Alger is making sure this time that correct development of his great property will occur. -The . formation of the Arizona .Northern and ad jacent region is absolutely in place, and the man who says it isn't knows more than I do. Watch this country grow. I havent's told you half about it all yet. There's lots of gulches around this section that will pan gold. Look out for another big placer excitement before long. Another big strike was made a few days ago by a Mr. Black, a partner of Mr. Barker, who is a partner of Mr. Alger, less than five miles from Salome. Assays over J600.00 in gold. No development yet. Mr. Law made a big strike also today : less than four miles from Salomev Keep your weather eye. on Salome, : Winchester, Vicksburg, the Harqua Halas, and oh, shucks! Arizona. POST CARDS, PHOENIX VIEWS, 1c EACH. PHOENIX VIEW BOOKS, 15c. EACH. AT THE BIG CURIO, ON ADAMS 8T. . . , . , 1 1 I I I I I I I I 1 1 I I H I I I I 1 1 1 I I REMINDS The most beautiful spot j in. CALIFORNIA. " March and April are the most ideal months in the year. - ; I HOTEL CASA LOMA I offers excellent table," perfect service and ac comodations. Seasonable Bates. z No consumptives taken. I I H I II H I It HI M I III H HI The Salome Hillside Gold filing Co. Get in on the Basement Floor NOW We have the Stocks. The Southwestern Realty Co Successors to Taylor-Berryman & Co. Phone Main 280. Next Door to Postof f ice. "IT'S THE SOIL" Arizona-Bouse popper 7 1 t C " AT BOUSE, ARIZ. Whether you are a mining man or not, judge for yourself you can see it. It's copper and dis played in the old 'Rawhide mining bucket in our window.' Stock Is Now 50 Cents. Avail yourself of 'the opportunity of buying be fore another advanced IT'S THE SOIL." Southwestern Realty Co. Successors to Taylor-Berryman Co. Next to Postof f ice." Phone Main 280. ft?