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Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.mmmmmmmrommmmmm A CLEAN MINING STOCK. Caballero Onyx Mining Company OF NEW MEXICO. The A SAFE. LEGITIMATE INVESTMENT IN THE MINING AND MANUFACTURING OF ONYX. SUBSCRIPTION BOOKS ARE NOW OPEN AT OUR OFFICE IN SHEL DON BLOCK. EL. PASO. TEXAS. 100,000 SHARES RESERVED FOR THE TREASURY. El PASO DAILY HEKALO. FRIDAY, JANUARY 25 1901 Of these shares are offered at the VERY LOW PRICE OF 15 CENTS EACH, fully paid and non-assessable, par value $1.00, for the purpose of developing the unequaled. unrivaled and valuable deposits of Onyx, and the erection of a plant for the manufacture of same. The method of doing business is unusual, but business like; no allotted or promoter's shares to compete with, (jfin thetreasury of the Company. These shares have been securely pooled until a sufficient working capital has been secured for the treasury. The officers are Lew Gilbert, president; H. E. Runkle, vice president; Chas. W.Alexander, secretary. ' No Salaried Officials. Running Expenses Reduced to a Minimum. No debts can be assumed or created by the Board of Directors unless funds are In the treasury to meet the same. Title to the property is incontestable In the developments no expensive tunnels, cross ruttine or shafts are to be sunk, no dead work; every piece has a commercial value. SEVERAL CARLOADS! OF THIS VALUABLE ONYX ON THE DUMPS AND THE OUTPUT WILL BE LARGELY AUGMENTED SO A3 TO SUPPLY THE DEMAND IN THE ROUGH, AS WELL AS THE MANUFACTURED PRODUCT. ESTIMATING THE ROUGH PRODUCT AT THE MINIMUM FIGURE. THE PROFITS SHOW OVER 85 PER CENT, and this has no reference to what the Onyx is worth when manufactured for commercial purposes, all of which tends to ennance the earning power and enlarge the dividends. THIS OFFER will not be open long. No subscription taken for less than 100 scares, which wt $ 15. THE COM PAN Y WILLBE ABLE TO PAY HANDSOME DIVIDENDS WITHIN ONE YEAR AFTER THE STARTING OF THE PLANT. We court the most thorough investigation. Send for prospectus, subscription blanks and general information. Address RUNKLE & PEACOCK, Fiscal Agents, CALL AND SEE SPECIMENS OF THIS UNRIVALLED COMMERCIAL ONYX. SHELDON BLOCK, EL PASO. TEX. yjlUUUUlllUillllUUlUllllllllUUIUlllUUUillllUUIUUillUilllllUlUllUUIllllUlllllllUlllUlUMliUUUUUltUUlUIIUlllUiiUIUUlK A LOST Story of a Vain Search By Explorers. Re markable Mirage of the Missing Town.-The Story Sounds Like One of Joe Mnlhatton's. Tradition had it that somewhere in central western Mexico there exists the ruins of what was once a populous Az tec city. It was there that Montezu ma was reported to have stored the vast treasure which Cortex and his fol lowers endeavored to And after the conquest of Mexico, which ended in the capture of the capital city. With in the last hair century explorations have been made in various parts of - Mexico, both under the direction of the Mexican government and foreign societies, for the purpose of verifying the stories told by the natives com ing from the interior, who declare that back in the country there is a great city ruled by a king, lineal descendant of the Montezuma dynasty. Col. H. C. Baddington. who for many years has been a resident of Mexico, and whose service as a civil e nglneer in the employment f the government and various private enterprises has ta ken him all over the greater part of Mexico and Central America, visited Chicago recently. Like others of his profession he had sought for the in land city. and. failing to find it. had undertaken to discover the solution of the mystery. His last effort in this direction was made last fell, when, ac companied by two companions, he spent six weeks in the wilds of south ern Mexico. When discussing his ex perience with a Chicago Inter-Ocean reporter, he said: "The story of a lost city is familiar to all Mexicans, and believed in by most of them. For nearly 20 years I was unable to carry out the project I formed of investigating the matter, although during the period I gathered all the information I could bearing up on La Ciudad de Perddido. It was not until last October that I could com mand the time necessary to search for the loet city. I was in the city of Mex ico at that time ana became acquainted with a Conrad Quinby. a Colorado miner, and with an attache of the French legation. I showed them the information I had already acquired, and upon my invitation they consented to' accompany me. "We left San Luis Potosi early in October, and went south 150 miles, striking the Blanca range mountains. The country through which we pass ed was extremely ruggged. absolutely devoid of wagon roads or trails. It wa3 a case of travel by compass, some times assisted by a guide, who would spend a few days tramping with us, but most of the time by ourselves. About the first of November we had traversed the Blanca mountains, and were ready to descend their southern side. We had been on the road for nearl ya month, anc". my comnanions were beginning to urge the uselessness of going farther and the advisability of getting back as soon as possible. You see, there is some kind of an un derstanding between foreign countries and Mexico which limits, in osme re spect, the action of legation represen tatives, and the French attache was in doubt about the propriety of going any farther in the matter. I urged them to keep on for a week longer, for I thought I had begun to recognize in dications that we were approaching the site of the city. "I was determined to make a thor ough investigation, and if I failed find ing the Most city' I wanted to satisfy myself that it did not exist. After we descended the Blanca range we found ourselves on the banks of a river. lo cally known as the river of the White Hog. and there we camped, intending to spend a few days hunting and fish ing. I think we iiad been on the river about a week, when one morning we were aroused by the intrusion of a dozen of the dirtiest peens I ever saw. I soon discoverd that they spoke an Indian dialect, although they under stood a little cf the Mexican lingo. I explained what w--s were after, and was much delighted when one of them vol unteered to guide us to the lost city. No inducement would elicit a promise to see us into the city however, and he professed that it would be imposs ible for him to do more than take us AZTEC CITY .Accounts for the Tales to a point from which it could be seen. "Of course that was all we wanted. We set off the next day, accompanied by the whole crew, and traveled south until sun-down. When we camped we had reached ap oint In the- mountains where a valley, apparently twenty miles long and seven or eight wide, spread out. It was a beautiful sight, and we regretted not having a large panoramic camera, for the picture would have been a prize winner at the next international photographic ex hibition. "After finishing our night repast and smoking our evening puro (cigar), we got into our hammocks and prepared for the last night's rest before sleeping in La Ciudad ae Perdido. as our guide had promised on the morrow to show us the city, aud then leave us to ne gotiate for admittance as best we could. "Perhaps It was the novelty of the situation, possibly I was a little ner vous at the prospect of being the first white man to tread the streets of the 'lost city of Mexico' whatever the i Vnl t.rf,S4!fc.n8.Plrft of insubordination to i lof? ZlZLSZZ Jffi authority, both at homo and at school. nrSS Zm i ''"l, otl which had become specially marked in into a troubled dream. I dreamed I ,v i.i ,... , i... i was about to make a grand entry into a wonderful city, more fantastic than anything I have ever seen or read of. i' . 7'X Lr Y.iT i in type and manner from those with . , . - . . . which I was familiar. In an instant i the city had vanished, and as I opened my eyes I beheld the face of our guide peering down into my own. "Indicating that I should keep si lent, the guide led the way to the end of the spur on which we were camped. Pointing off to the south, he said: 'See s yonder range of hills? Well, look well to the western slope and you will see La Ciudad de Perdido.' "For several minutes I strained my eyes, but could sec nothing. Then. k '" ...'"! " Y ii t v.. .VT Cmehe0dsancI8meated ffil a mile or more in extent. Slowly it lost the distinctiveness at first mark- j ing the eight, and slowly the outlines ' of housese began to appear. One thing which I recalled afterward was that at , the time a mist seemed to extend across the valley and to within a few hundred feet of the nearer wall. From the slant of the city I concluded it was Built on the sloping ground which led up to the hill still further south. It wa3 certainly a very remarkable sight. Temples. palaces, houses. iv. squares, even the faint flicker of the temple fires could be seen. The streets we re deserted, which gave the place hte apparanc of a city of th deed. The houses. I noticed in particular even at the great distance which intervened, shone as though incrusted witn silver. while from the flat top of the pyramidal temple I caught a glimmer like the re- ' flection of beaten gold. I "When I had looked at it for some time I turned to the guide, who was resting on alarge flat stone, apparently as much absorbed in the spectacle as mvself, and asked. 'What is the name of the place and have you never been any nearer than hie?' "He shrugged his shoulders and pointing to the city, replied. 'For many vears I have yearly seen a Ciudad de Pedido, but I have never tried to go Ihere. My father once saw it and told some 'gringos' (Americans) about it. hey came, and saw as you do. and then induced him to go with them. They never came back, but my mother once got. a letter from 'el padre" telling her never to let me or anv of her peo ple attempt to find La Ciudad de Pe dido. She expects him to come back some day. but I don't think be will, for 'mi npdre es iin hombre muv mny malo." When he finished his explana tion he turned on his heel and slowly walked back to camp. "Of course I hed a hard time con vincing my comnanions that I had lo cated the lost city of Menico. hut at last I persuaded them to make the trip with me to the hill district and the next day we set out. Well. we tramped around those hills all day and could not find so much as a footprint. The next morning just before daybreak I led my companions back to the spot from which I had seen the city. "We sat around the rocks for an hour, and were about to give up our vigil, when Quinby suddenly Jumped up and pointing to the hills south of where I had directed them to look, exclaimed. 'There it is!' Sure enough. It was. But I made two discoveries; first It was a mile below where I had seen it before, and. recondly, it was at least 300 feet higher up on the hills. We watched it for an hour, while all the time It seemed to get nearer the hilltop, until at last it hung in the sky just above the range. It was a beautiful sight. Such colors I never saw before. I began to feel a sense of awe creeping over me, and had I not had my explanation reads' at hand would have gone away as fearful of the delusion as the average native. Of course, it was a mirage, the most re markable I ever witnessed, and I "be lieve the most remarkable in the world. Just where the city thus pictured in the sky Is situated, I would not at tempt to say. but it must be well to the east of the Blanca range. It is probably some half-deserted Aztec town." Mexican Heiald. A PRISON FOR THE BAD BOYS OF THE RICH. Under the innocent looking title ' La Maison Paternelle " there exists in France what might be briefly designat ed as an authorized, aristocratic pris on for juvenile offenders. It was founded by a legal luminary. Monsieur de Metz. a man deeply inter ested in the training and welfare of the young, with a vie w of checking the the highest rangs of society in France. One of the most salutary elements in the scheme of this institution is the absolute secrecy which is maintained in France, both as to the exact locality , u' ., - , of this House of Correction and the ,.- -, - , nr. lues ji wiirac c.i . 1 1 iui On an elevated. somewhat bare tract of country, within a few miles of Tours, stands a large quadrangular building known as "La Colonle Agri cole." which is a government estab- ' lishment. and behind the chapel, which is situated in the center of the west ninjiy concealed. It is a rectangular, two-storied buil ding, adjoining the east end of the the eye on entering is a huge board JtWJ contains rather smaller cells, and is surrounded by a gallery which shuts off all communication with the ground floor. When a boy or yornsr man under age becomes inveterately Idle, refractory, or dissipated, his parents or -guardians can obtain the consent of a mag istrate, which is sometimes seconded by that of a medical man, and after certain papers have been signed, a list of questions relating to the boy's edu .ion. and present or past peculiar!- ties. is filled up by the parents, and the culprit, who, in this country, would be licked into shape in a healthy, out doro fashion, is solmenly handed over to the "paternal" care of Monsieur le Directeur. The main feature in the treatment is solitary confinement during the period of incarceration, be it long or short. Three months is the usual time. But cases have been known in which it has been extended to one or even two years. The January Pear son's. QUESTION ANSWERED. Tea. August Flower still baa the largest sale of any medicine in the civ ilized world. Your mothers and grand mothers never thought of using any thing else for Indigestion or BUIious ness. Doctors were scarce, aud they seldom heard of Appendicitis. Nervous Prostration or Heart Failure They used August Flower to clean out the system and stop fermentation of undi gested food, regulate the action of the Hver. stimulate the nerves and organic action of the system, and that Is all the took when feeling dull and bad with hndaches and other aches Von only need a few doses os Oreen's Aug ust Flower. In liquid form, to make yon atlsfled that there ts nothine serious 'he matter with you. Get Green' Prl7e Alamnac Sld hv Hlr 't all tvlllTMt countries THE HERALD, WE WILL" 1901. A iroHT'KK: . . ATTORNEY-ATM. Spor 11 ABtfon given to Real E tete and Probate Law Will pr actio m ail the courts. ROOM . MUNDT BLOCK ASO . TT?XA- "THE CUP THAT CHEERS.' Statistics of Consumption of Tea and Coffee in Great Britain. A board of trade report issued yes terday states that the production of tea has largely increased in late years. and the tea industry has become year by year of more importance to this country, to which more than half the tea exports of the chief producing countries are now sent. Last year British India exported 159.806.000 lbs., an increase of upwards of 6,000,000 lbs, as compared with 1897: Ceylon 129,662. 000 lbs., asa against 114.466.000 lbs., or an increase of over 15,000,000 lbs.; China 217,467.000, an increse of over 13.000,000. The consumption per head cf tea is in the United Kingdom 5.97 lbs. as against 7.70 lbs in Australia, 4.72 lbs in Canada. 0.05 in France, and 0.1 1 pounds in Germany. The fluct uations in the declared value per pound of the tea at the time of lading in this country are worthy of remarks. In 1884 the value of the tea landed in this country averaged 11 d per pound: In 1890 it averaged 9d per pound. The landinr value of the tea imported from British lidia was In 1884. 14id. The value of that imported from Ceylon was 17V4d per pound in 1884: in 1899 it was 84d. Chinese tea in 1S84 aver aged 10d; in 1899 it averaged 7d. It is of interest, moreover, to compare these landing values in the United Kingdom with the declared values of the tea exported from the various pro ducing countries; though it must al ways be borne in mind that these latter i values relate to exports to all coun- tries, and not to the United Kingdom only. Thus the exports of tea from British India in 1884 were valued at 13.33d per pound, in 1899 their value was 7.82d at the point of export. Sim ilarly the exports of tea from Ceylon in 1884 were 11.63d per pound; In 1899. 6.40d per pound. Chira tea in 1S84 averaged in value at the point of ex port 7d pr pound; in 1899. 5d per pound. The production of coffee like that of tea, is largely increasing. The United States holds a very sim ilar placo in the coffee trade of that flld by ourselves in the tea trade, the relative consumption in each exceed ing that of all the ether countries of the civilized world put together. The coffee trade of the United States, therefore, may be said virtually to control the trade, as well as to a cer tani extent the prices of coffee through out the world. The great bulk of the coffee imported comes from the largest coffee producing country, namely, Brazil, the second largest . quantity coming from Venezuela.' The quan tity of coffee consumed by the United States has risen from 50.000.000 lbs., in 1884-1885 to over S00.000.000 in 1898- 1899, the consumtion per head having risen at the same time from over 9 lbs to ov?r lllbs. Whether this large in- crease is due to the fall in the price of the Brazilian product nd Its con sequent increased cheapness, or wheth er it is due to that decrease :n the consumption of alcoholic beverages which has taken place in the United States of late years is a moot point. Probably it is due in some measure to both these causes In the United King dom the consumption is approximately 0.70 of a pound per head. Indeed, in the United Kingdom the consumption of coffee is rather decreasing than in creasing, having been rather over than under 0.90 of a pound per head of the population in the years 1884 and 1S85. The European country in which cofTee is most taken is Germany, where at the present time over 300 000.000 lbs., co into consumption annually, which is - equivalent to over 6 pounds per head of the population. France con sumes ( pounds per head. Canada 1 pound and Australasia V4 pound. Manchester Guardian. Persons whe suffer from indigestion can not expect to live long, because they cannot eat the food required to nourish the body and the products of the undigested foods they do eat poison the blood. It is important to cure Indigestion as soon as possible, and the best method of doing this is to use the preparation known as Kodol Dyspepsia Cure. It digests what you eat and restores all the digestive or gans to perfect health. Fred Schaefer, drugigst. Id Sores Dancers Thin, Diseased, Impure Blood, Bumps JoUs, Eating Sores, Scrofula, Erup ions, Eczema, Itching and Burning Skit Jid all Blood and Skin Humors cured Mood made pure and rich and all sore tealed by taking a few bottles of Bo tan t Jlood Balm (B. B. B.). Sold at Dru. tores, large bottles, $1. Botanic Bloo lalm (B. B. B.) thoroughly tested for 3 ears. Cares when all else fails. Try il f d nta to pmy postage on Free tri ottl. Blood Balm Co., Atlanta, Ua. IRVIN JOHN Civil and Mechanical Atlanta 6t New Or lean Short Line. Atlanta & West Poim RAILROAD COMPANY. -AMD 2t Western Ry. of Ala. THE oilORTEST LINE BETWEEN ATLANTA AND NTW ORLEANS. I Operate Magnificent Vestlbuled Trains Between Atlanta and Montgomery, Mobile and N w Orleans, at which latter point close and direct connec tions are made for ALL TEXAS, MEXICO AND CALIFORNIA POINTS. In Addition to This Excellent Through Train and Car Service These railroads offer most favorable accommodations and Inducements to their patrons and residents along their line. Any one contemplating a change of home can find no location more at tractive nor more conducive to pros perity than is to be found on the line of theee roads. "THE HEART OF THE SOUTH," A beautifully illustrated book giving detailed information .& to the induce ments and attractions along those lines, can be had upon application to the undersigned, who will take pleas ure in giving all desired information. B. P. WYLY, Jr., R. E. LUTZ, G. P. & T. A., Traffic Mgr., Atlanta, Ga. Montgomery, Ala. CHAS. 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