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NEW GOLD RUSH IN CALIFORNIA

The gold diaooveriuH m Lower California i (fays tbe Liverpool ' IV t" of a reoent date) are creating intense incitement iv every town m the southern part of tbe Sta'e. The Hanta Clara district, where crowd* are rushing, is 150 miles south of Sao Diego. All along the line thousands are en route to the scene of the exoitement. At Ban Diego the streets are filled with strangers outfitting for the mines. An average of 600 men have loft daily for the mines during the last four days. The servants at tbe hotels and' restaurants have nearly all loft. Two-thirds of ihe force on the Coyamam railroad are gone. The beat indication regarding the value of the mines i« that no one has returned. The telegraph operators have a?so j lined the prospectors. A gentleman who o*me from tho Sanu Taranta mines brought with him POOOioi (n gold dust, which he deposited m tbe Farmers' and Merchants' Bank. The miners who oime to Loa Angeles for supplies tbe other day returned at otic*. They say tbe Mexicans who have been loDg at the work are taking ont gold to the extent of £3 A d»y eaoh. Koaenada, Lower California, (a practically deserted by male*. Fifteen good rich ledges have already been dleoovered, aod they promise to be permanent. The valley m whloh the find was nude has three well-defiaed qqattz lodes, A tracing haa been made of one lode 1400 i from the upper aide of the valley into the mountains. A man who bad got out 200 iol In tour hours was neatly wild with joy. The prioes of pro vlslonß are elmply outrageous.

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NEW GOLD RUSH IN CALIFORNIA, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2127, 6 May 1889

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NEW GOLD RUSH IN CALIFORNIA Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2127, 6 May 1889

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