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__________ DANIEL P.WILES .... .. . . ,ý ? ....... ..... .c. .. rid.ji. for the .nlivians felt the loss of . . AntIofa ta morea keenly than even the French that of the rhine provinces, andfl serious as was the loss to the national tr .fasury of the revenues derived from the rich nitrate fields of the lost province, yet the blow was perhaps less heavy than the Bolivians themselves then thought. It changed entirely the country's eco somic outview and pushed it forward into lines of de have been delayed for many years. Even prior to 1879 the nitrate fields were for the most part owned by for eigners, the Bolivians themselves being engaged in gold R tRUR eg rthan gold and silver production alone. tiegoh l o etia o t e t c t rs The settled part of Bolivia was then and is sigoe pnthetrea of t to a large extent yet, that high table-land one of y peace and friendshipwh i the most spacious and elevated plateaux to be of: de found on the globe, which lies betweei n the westo - oee aw iesuesion ariin ern and the eastern Andes. This table-land ex- 18n7 the 9re e r, tends from aboue t the oArgentine border in the the mreortat oo wo earb, 190R, wat Sgn ed south into P iveru on the northwesitn a gnd is from Under th triodtexJange of th Bto ries 60 to 1s0 miles in width. ta s iete treaty f acnant fries nsrse pr On the Chilean border the western Cordillera livia acquired on the southeast the strip of Is in reality less a mountain range than a line of huge cliffs. The table land is itself 12,000 to 13,000 feet ` a b o ve sea le v el a n d slo p es g ra d u a lly _________________ 2,000 or 3,000 feet up to the crest of U/YLOAO //IW 1, 0IL the western hills and then falls away 4 AT 6UAiU, .O /V/A 15,000 feet, to the desert land lying bear six per cent. interest and the in between the foot of this immense line b - terest will not be guaranteed by the of cliffs and the Pacific ocean. To t government. The second-mortgage or the east of the table-land lies the governme Tondsmor tg5 e or high Andes, the Cordillera Real, ris- five per cent. interest and are a sec lug in lliampu. Illimani, Ancochuma ie nd er ae n angree t ma d e n Lo. and Sajama over 21,000 feet. North, dond i.n 1 7 the tofad s east and south from the Cordillera nder an agreement made in L ,ana P..,an TiBolivia Railway Company, which ia oReal thelandfallts awaytothe geat -- British corporation, and Speyer & area. is but little settled, but is in Co. , ty e toaga ra nteelthy ioe natural resources and soil one of the p.atn theled o Ouarot th Vnterh richest parts of the world. ==est on the line=from Oruro to"V0acha tcu:d.systnland In addition to make a payment tuo pra een population greate S ounth 7 1Pof the line's stock. This agreement oera p e tp ua iICA 7 ,' made necessary the law, mentioned whoe pres nt pultiong of above, signed by President Monte. The first and most sing ne . on December 1, 1908. The purpose of this agreement Is to make the new to a certain extent prior to the war with Chile. Paraguay river, and Brazil acquired Bolivia's stead of playing the part of competing lines, as As far back as June, 1863, the national assembly claim to the Acre region on the northeast. The would have been the ase had the original pro authorized the president to enter into contracts latter territory being considered the more valu- gram of construction been carried out. sefor the building of railways, and In 1868 a con- able, Brazil stipulated to pay a cash indemnity cession was granted to a citizen of the United of £2,000,000 sterling. The Oruro to Potosi line of the original plan States to build a railway from Cobiji to Potosi These two treaties were of Immense conse- would partly parallel the Antofagasta line. It is with a goaernment guaranty of seven per cent quence to Bolivia: first, in relieving her from very probable that a complete merger of the in son the capital invested In addition, the conces- the old railway and mining entanglements; see- terests of the Antofagasta and Bolivia Railway sion carried a grant of land one league on each o nd, in securing the construction of the Arica. Company and the American concessionaires will side of the ine. A number of other concessions La Paz railway; third, through the loan of Chi- be made. were made in 1869, 1873, 1874, 1877, 1878 and 1879 lean credit in internal railway construction; and, In 1904 the Bolivian national office of mmi- fourth, in providing a cash fund of £2,300,000 400 ipges containing althe acts, decrees and con- construction of the trnk lines A STOUT THING cessions in ai of railways, covering the years Following the ratification of the treaties n 1 e0 to 1904. Every effort was made by the gov- gotiations were opened with prominent European eminent during this period to induce capital to and American capitalists and on May 19, 1906, Miss Burden was not devoid of good sense, but invest in railway costrction In the country, a contract was signed with the National City she had brooded over her neighbor's treatment of Perhapns nwhere else in the world were such in- bank and Speyer & Co., of New York. The con- her until it seemed both intolerable and lawless. It ducements held out by any country to secure the tract was signed in La Paz by a representative involved a question of shares in the privileges of end sought as by Bolivia. following the termina of the concessionaires and additional stipulations a certain spring of water and of rights in a certain tion of the war with Chile, These inducements were made on May 22. path, and disagreement over these had led to were offerini s o land, mines, exemption from taxa- Under article III of the contract the conces- other differences, small and large, until the main tion and customs dtties, government guaranties, sionaires oblige themselves within a period of isste seemed hopelessly confused, efinacia aid and exclusive prileges But unfor- 10 years to construct the following railway sys- ina is B n reso to consult a law tunaely for Bolivia the offers were not made in tesr -er, to ascertain if there might not be comforting thlae right qnart, In its eagerness to secure re- (a) From 0rr to Viacha,o with a branch to relief for her feelings in a lawsuit. When a wom sults, Coticetsions were granted to and contracts the river Desaguadero connect in wf it ixt heste oitnt wee sheris ade wit the most irnresponsible parties, in line. an's xasperation reaches the point where she la anl cst.: niere adnenturers without capital or (b) From Oruro to Cochabamba. ready to resort to the law, she is to be dreaded, inthien,.. The netl result a naturally to retard (c) From Oruro to Potosi. iss Burden went to Lawyer Fairan's ooe rather than to help mati-road construction. (d) From Potosi to Tupizi, by Caisa and Ca ith a long and spirited story of her wrongs Is 1904 all thaut Iohivia had to show in rail- gaita. FUnfortunately for her plan, these wrongs were ways as a result of 4 years' gislation and in (e) From Uyuni to Potosl. rather of word than of deed, and rather of fancy numerable contracts were the guaqui and the f) From La Paz to Puerto Pando. than of record. What the neighbor wanted to do Antofagasta roads T the former gave an outlert All of these roads are to be one-meter gauge and talked about doing, and even what he meant from La Paz to Lake Titicaca. whence passengers except the last two mentioned, which, in the dis- to do at some future time, did not greatly impress and freight were transported across the lake by cretion of the concessionaires, may be of 75 cen- to do Fat He fu t ly timetd d to-t atl y boat to th e Peruvian port of Puno and thence by timeters gauge, client that her mood was unjustified by what had the Peruvian railway o Nollendo on the Pacific The cost of the railways is estimated at £5,- actually happened and concluded his advice with The total length of the road from Alto of La 500,000 sterling, including £1,200,000 allowed for some words which she never forgot. Paz to Guaqui on Lake Titicaca was 87 klometer the La Paz-Puerto Pando line. "Don't go to law, my dear lady, until you have (54 miles). The gauge was one meter l39.37 The concessionaires are authorized to issue some facts to take with you. Law by itself is a Inches) and the rails weighed 18 kilograms per two classes of bonds-first mortgage and second poor friend; but a fact's a stout thing-a fact's a meter- about 12 poundt is per foot i mortgage, or income bonds. The first mortgage stout thing!" The Antofagasta, Bolivia's first railway, had a bonds, which are a first lien, are authorized to The country aes w i sdom is sound ph loo eomnent of Bolivia, ness and a grasp on life too gentle to be control It was not until 25 years after the outbreak of A further issue of additional first mortgage nag. Set them in line of battle and bMater Fact the war with Chile and 20 years after the signing bonds to the amount of £2,000,000 sterling is will scatter them all like dry leaves-afor in deeda of the agreement of April 4, 1884, which marked authorized in case the sum of £5,500,000 proves and in truth a fact is a stout thidng!-y out'es Corn the close of that war, although it did not con- insufficient to build the linb , These bonds will panions t A LITTLE COLD. tie caught a little cold That was all. So the neighbors sadly said, As they gathered round his bed, When they heard that he was dead. He caught a little cold That was all. (Puck.) Neglect of a cough or cold often leads to serious trouble. To break up a cold In twenty-four hours and cure any cough that is curable mix two ounces of Glycerine, a half-ounce of Virgin Oil of Pine compound pure and eight ounces of pure Whisky. Take a teaspoonful every four hours. 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