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AM TMI stsr mmi NIWMMR IN ARIZONA, on MINtS AND MINING, '. . Skcono Skkiks, Vol. VII, No. 2. NOGALKS. ARIZONA, SATURDAY, OCTOHKR 27, 1900. Whole No. 70. THE ZAMBONA MINE GREAT ANTIGUA IN SONORA, MEXICO properties. He sold hi intercut id Gleene Consolidated, mid trciir- NEAR ALAMOS jed a bond on the Zambona for ! 200,000 gold. Associated with liim wen; the following gentlemen, all well known here: .Messrs. V. F. Botsford, F. L. Botsford, L. Pat terson, II. It. Coleman and A. J. j Yaeger. The company has paid j J10,000 of the purchase price and to j is able to meet the balance out of j production at the present rate be sides paying all expenses and the j cost of contemplated improve j ments. Over -foO.OOO have been expended during the past two years in development and equip ment. It is stated officially that ore, averaging 20 ounces silver, sufficient to keep the present plant in operation for ten years. i3 tech nically in sight. The company THE COOPER MEETING STILL AFTER YZABAL. flow Paying Big Profits. Belongs Los Angeles Operators. May Be Listed in Los Angeles. The Zambona mine at Minas 2suevas, Alamos district, Sonora, Mexico, is proving by modern .methods of mining and ore treat ment to be a great property. Two years ago the Zambona Development Company of Los Angeles, took over from the Mex ican owner the Zambona, Descu bridora and minor properties which adjoin the great IJuintera mine, and which had, for upward of two centuries, been worked at great profit by various proprietors preposes to increase the muling capacity, and to sink a new work ing shaft during the coming year. The mine has to its credit, in the Alamos mint records, over 10,000,- i 000 ounces of silver taken from above the fifth level. ; The (Juintera mine, which ad- ' .1 ft 1 T. i joins the zambona m the great The Republican Candidate for Con gress Echoes Mark Smith. 1 he Zambona as it is now called, contact is owntd tQ mQ eet aml the Qu.ntera and the Promontonoj haJ heen n:orked steadil bya ",rir 1 one oi o! French company for twenty-five celebrated groups of Mexico 1 hey t iXVIir 111 !1 (rrMiit tnvniitu mik -i twine. . J 1 . . . tV"" ft'"-. .VI . ml irmu minr.. frv ite contact which has been traced! lor more than sixty miles and ...III.. .1 c which are omer mines oi impor tance. The mines at Minas Nue vas were discovered about 200 earsagoby tlie Spaniards, and produced, before the war of inde pendence, great quantities of bul lion. In more recent times a mint its credit. It has the reputation ln i of being one of the most valuable : properties in .Sonora and is iin ! proving with depth. The ores ' which contained 2 per cent copper ; at the surface, are now yielding 10 ; and 12 per cent in the lowest level, j while silver values have also in creased. The companv has an ex- . , . ..u a ih. o,, :cellent milling and smelting plant miles distant, so that the out -'j () )eraj01 put has been a matter of record. 1 hm i. 'n' 4i i i ' rr, v. i 'i 1 he Promontorio, the third ot 1 lu'. Ail in h(ii:i mi i ij i niiiv in ,iwi I . . .. ...... .i. -r.i. .4 mm1 ..j the group is also a great antnnm. .i . 4.1. .t . -f -r,. f.,4 MM... 1 1 ; v"v ..... it u ivii wi i j irri. I ' 111(11 .1 . e ti i . ....i.;.w,. i. . i i i.i -.-.I i i now me property oi a rnuaue pma woikmgs had reached the huh lev- ,. ' t : , tO ...,,,,-.., ...Ml .1.,. .,!.. i t'u 1 1 modern el and showed a vein from fiftv sixty feet wide stoped out for" the lull width and in some cases 200 feet high with not a stick of tim ber or any other provision against caving than fairly frequent ore pillars. Even the shaft was totally without timbers, yet the workings wen; in good condition. The American company has crosscut extensively showing the 1 ..... 1 1 ... a 1 .. .a e i oie uuuies 10 oe izv) ieet wide in new owners will shortly this mine and install equipment. The three properties have a combined record output, since 18('0 when the Alamos mint was established, of over 50,000,000 ounces of silver. The Guaymas-Guadalajara rail road, now building towards Alamos will make possible important eco nomies in working costs. Fuel is The shaft has been sullk i now packed in on burros and at 1 "v l. : ,.i. ........ mm. ... : i .... i mi . high rates. The railroad will pass through extensive forests of excel places to the 00 feet level, with drifts and some prnsspnt. Thu nm workings show that the values are leut fuel t,mber 1,1 the YlUlui val increasing with depth and that i le wh,ch can he deI,veicd at the copper is rapidly coming in. Mud- j Inlnfs !lt f mal1 (ixl)ense- A spur em hoisting works and an electric I track wl11 be laul Jirect to the lighting plant have been installed, ! Zami,ona mine' which is but a few the twentv stamn mill l,.a uann hundred feet from the town of Mi- reconstructed, whije four Hunting tons and twelve concentrators have been added to bring the daily capacity of the plant up to 100 tons. There are now in sight, by i recent measurement, upward of j 300,000 tons of ore with an average j content of 20 ounces silver and ! small percentage of copper in the! lower workings. 1 he mine is now on a paying basis and the owners are considering the advisability of listing it on the Los Angeles Stock Exchange. nas Nuevas. Ore treatment costs will also be much reduced, as con centrates can be .shipped direct to the new smelter at Guaymas. Los Angeles Mining Review. Monday evening there assem bled in the Lulley Opera House a fair audience to hear the present ation of the issues in the present campaign by W. F. Cooper, the nominee for congress of the regul ar republican convention, held at Bisbee, at the same time as the democratic convention. As stated by the late lamented Mrs. Part ington "comparison are odorous" so there will be in these columns no comparisons of Mr. Cooper's meeting with any other. Suflice it to say that with a candidate standing for issues other than those made by the democratic party and corporations, there would have been present many more people at the meeting Monday evening. When people are told, as they were by Mr. Cooper from the Lul ley Opera House platform Monday evening, that there is no issue be tween the two parties on the most important and vital question that has comt to Arizona since she was created as a political entity, they see no reason to turn out to hear a speaker who admits in advance that he has nothing to discuss, Had Mr. Cooper come before the people of Santa Cruz county Mon day evening upon a platform in line with the National Republican Party, as set forth in the official utterances of the greatest Republi can of this day and generation Theodore Roosevelt and present ed the issues between the democ ratic and republican parties upon this very question of statehood,and presented the reasons why that stalwart Republican is working to the utmost and bending his great abilities to accomplish creation of Arizona the Great, Mr. Cooper! would have seen the Lulley Opera House ciowded to the utmost to hear him; and his everv sentence would have been applauded to the echo. Rut when he came announ ced in advance as an echo of Mark Smith, and standing upon the same platform, republicans had no desire to hear from him, and dem ocrats would not, because they knew that they could get the same doctrine, pure and undefiled, from the original fountain head Thurs day evening, at the same place. A press dispatch from the City of Mexico says: "It has been an nounced that voluminous doc uments have been presented to Congress formally accusing Rafael Yzabal, governor of the State of Sonora, of being responsible for the violation of territorial domain. The accusation refers to the en trance upon Mexican soil of Ari zona Rangers, alleged to have been in the Governor's convoy at -the time of the Cananea riots. The exact terms of the accusing documents are not as yet known and their being made public is awaited with much impatience by the people here. The Opera Season. During the present week the people of "ambos Xogales" have enjoyed a real treat in the several performances given by the Italian opera company Ettore Drog y Cia. which stopped at the line city a few days, en route down the west coast of Mexico. The reportoire included "Car men," "Faust," lLa Tosca," "Cav alleria Rusticana," etc., and every, opera was well rendered. The prima donna Signora Rosa lia Challia has a fine voice, well trained and exquisitely modulated and she is a finished actress. She is well supported by the tenor, Miguel Sagaldi, and the baritone, Jose Torres Ovando. The costumes and accessories are elegant and tit ting. Taken altogether the com pany is well worth' the patronage that is assured it down the coast. Visiting Silver Mines. Tuesday Mr. .1. L. Sheperd was! at Nogales, with Mr. Chas. A. Dei-i hi I and Capt. George Kegelme ver, two prominent business men ofCo-j lumbus, Ohio, en route to La Du- I ra, on the Yaqui river, to visit the ! 'J he president of the Zambona ! silver mine in that vicinitv, owned Development Company is Mr. W. ! by Mr. Sheperd, in which "the two S. Cranz, who was a partner of I gentlemen contemplate taking an Colonel Greene in the Cananea j interest. For Sunday Closing of Stores. A committee of clerks composed of Mr. Pablo Soto, Mr. Juan II. Arismendez and Mr. J. V. Gonzales, have submitted to the ollicers of the Board of Trade and the city coun cil men a proposition for the clos ing of all stores on both sides of the line in Nogales at 8 p. m. on week days, except Saturdays, and ail day on Sundays, and met with the most hearty approval of both those bodies.' They now desire a meeting of all clerks, to be held on Sunday, October 28th, at 10 a.m., at the club, to appoint a committee to present a petition to all the merchants and gain their consent and endorsement of the plan. The object is a very worthy one and deserving of the fullest success. The clerks' working hours are long A Cold Wave. The cold wave which struck this section the fore part of the week occasioned unusual activity in the ranks of the hardware men and wood dealers. Everyone who had a room to heat wanted his stove put up immediately, and a load of wood to heat it, and owing to the scarcity of help and fuel most of those of our citizens not already prepared for cold weather were obliged to content themselves with heavy under wear, overcoats, shawls and variegated hlankets,un til Old Sol saw fit to relieve the si tuation, which fortunately lie soon did, and we are again enjoying the glorious climate of Greater Arizona. Telephone Connection. The Benson Press states that work has begun upon a telephone line connecting that place with Tucson. As Henson is on the lines of the Consolidated Telephone A: Telegraph Co., that extend to Tombstone, Bisbee, Solomonville, Clifton, and other points in Co chise and Graham counties, the short line now building will be the connecting link bringing that great region in close telephonic commu nication with the rest of Arizona. and arduous, and they should have at least one day of the week to spend with their families in relax ation and rest, a nd we doubt not our merchants will readily agree to the arrangement.