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My father left a lettes for me, stating that I would find In a certain secret place information that I was to transmit to my successors. I am today twenty-one and have se cured a document containing the infor mation. This is a copy. ..The original was written by my grandfather: "After the battle of Cerro Gordo I *went over the field to give aid and comfort to the wounded. Among them I found a young Mexican, or, rather, Aztec, who was in a frighttfa condition. He looked up at ma piti fully with his mild Aztec eyes, remind tag me of pictures I had seen of the emperor of Montezuma. I called some men with a stretcher and had him re moved to a field hospital, where he re: ceielved attention. Then I secured his removal to a permanent hospital, when he lingered for awhile and died. Be fore his death he told me that he was the last lineal male descendant of 'Guatemotzlin, nephew of the Emperor Montezuma, whom he succeeded. 'Ten have been very kind to me,' he said 'and I am going to reward you.' Then taking a gold locket from his neck, he gave it to me, saying, 'Your reward ih in that.' Soon after he died. "I did not examine the locket till peace had been declared. Then I opened it and took out a small plece of prepared skin, on which was writ ten something in the ancient Astee. With it was some writing in Spanish on paper, which proved to be a trans lation of the Aztec. I knew enough Spanish to decipher it. It was dated 13th of August, 1521, and read: "Our city is about to fall into the hands -of the Spaniards. I, Guatemotzin, emper or, have buried what is left of our treas ure under the northwest corner of the I TeocallL. "On the margin were a number of notes successively laid down Intended to fix the spot after the Teocalli bad been torn down by the conquerors, the last naming a house beside the cathe dral which partly occupies the area on which the Teocalli, or pyramid sup porting the sacrificial stone, formerly rested. "When the City of Mexico fell into the hands of the Spaniards they tor tured Guatemotzin to force him to tell what he had done with this treasure, but did not succeed. Here was what purported to be his record, handed down through more than three cen turle$. Bu+ why had not any of the fapily dug it up and used it? The sedret had d'ed with the last of tie line, who gave me the record. My own ex planation was that the treasure was in tended to aid In driving out the hated Spaniards If ever the opportunity should arrive. I confess at first I had no confidence in finding a treasure, but I was a natural adventurer and re solved to Investigate. "I found the house mentioned in the note of record, which was nothing but a dingy hovel. It happened that the army had not been paid for months and the paymaster had just given us all that was due us. My pay was more than the hut was worth, and I bought It. 'It did not require much time for the family occupying it to move, for they had nothing. As soon as they had gone I bought a pick and shovel and the same night went to work. The city had originally been built on a lake, and almost anywhere one can dig down through a soft black soil. But the document said the treasure was under a corner of the sacrificial pyramid. At any rate. I found a hard job, being obliged to remove a mass of loose stone. I worked for weeks without finding anything and was about to give it up when my pick struck metal. 1 re moved Athe stones partly covering it and pulsed up a gold god. "From this time forward I worked with encouragement and soon same upon other articles. My work was necessarily slow, as I was obliged to remove the stones and earth I bad ex eavated piecemeal. Finally I came upon one immense mass of gold and Jewelry that during three centuries had almost become welded together. "How I got this treasure out and disposed of It without being discovered would require a great many pages to tell. I melted the gold as fast as I took it out, and in this form it was, not hard to dispose of. The jewels were more difficult, owing to their cut ting, which would easily be recognised in Mexico. I sent them to other coun tries, and many of them sold for fabu lous sums. It was several years be tween the discovery of the first and last article. When I was sure there was nothing more I relald the foor. of the house, which I had taken up, and locked the premises. " ' order to account for my wealth I purehased a wornout Mexiean mine and gave oueat that I was taking out gold In fabulous quantities. I had many ofers for this mine, but deelined them all. Finally,. when I no longer needed It as a blind, 1 announced hbat the eain bad given out and reased to gh ._msh-y life I "have kept this secret and have arranged that It bshall not be nevealed tin a grandson eomes luto the property. But, as my e·ar son b, not yet led, thI papoe Is sot 10b to be seed by buman eyes fon some tba to some'° ~iiEATMio POLRWWR OW1150R f hImself to be photographed standhtg between Chairman Hltchcock an tk PMR. TAFT AT HOT SPRINGS. d Republican Presidential Nominee Taft has been enjoying life at Springs, Va., but his time is hot all spent in playing golf and basebalB Is a busy man, as usual. Mr. Taft paused recently long enough to pe himself to be photographed standing between Chairman Hitchcock and Tiew rrer Sheldon of the Republican national committee., On Sundays the cas 4&t@ attends St. Luke's Episcopal church at Hot Springs. yi . . . . . . . . . . . .•M Mme. -Takahira, wife of Baron Kogoro 'Takahlra, Japanese. ambas , . . . 3 m :... .3 . . . 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