Birmingham - Candeleria

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Birmingham - Candeleria - of be it - to i Mli D1SP0TE D M Barns...
of be it - to i Mli D1SP0TE D M Barns Imprisoned in Mexica Mark Bimingham Made the Complaint A Mexican Colonel Who Has a Claim to the Candelaria Also Locked Up his he to the is tbe except at 60 tne tbe tbe re the not the the last is the as was he the Special fMapatcs to the Cbsoytcub NiwYokx January 2L The EnoXSt correspondent at the City of Mexico wires the following Two rival daimsnts to a mine which is supposed to be the fabled Potosl with Its hidden treasure are confined confined in the same room In the Belua prison Both claimants are presidents of the mine one in possession and the other fighting for it Their names sre Daniel M Barns of California and Colonel George Green of the Mexican army The trouble was all caused by the appearance appearance of another claimant Mark Blr - mingham also of California - These three are participants in a dispute regarding the productive silver mines of Candelaria near 8an Diemos State ot SinoL These mines have had and still have a record as being great bullion producers and tbe metal in sight is said to be fabulously rich Mr Barns is In possession of the property property with his associates and has been working the mines regularly with good results Colonel George M Green of the Mexi can army was on Monday afternoon in carcerated on a charge preferred by Mark Birmingham for defamation of character and be still remains there He told me that he expected to be liberated witnin the next three days Daniel M Burns and his party of friends including some stockholders under his administration arrived in this city on Monday last and registered at the Hotel Iturbid Af 2 oclock to - day Bums who was in his - room at the hotel was waited upon by Miguel Cabrera chief of the secret service service police of the city who informed him that he was under arrest not stating on what charge Burns was talten to Belen and after tbe formalities had been goie through with was confined in the same room occupied by Colonel Green I was not permitted to talk to Mr Burns his friends not being allowed to see him I could not learn from the prison authorities on what charge he was imprisoned C P Waterhouse who is interested in the mines said he thought Mr Eurns would soon be released I Mr Burns after his arrest sentmany telegrams to his friend - in the United States including Secretary Blaine explaining explaining his awkward predicament Mark Birmingham the accuser of Mr Barns said last night that the charge he brought against him was fraudulent conduct as to tbe Candelaria mines while he was superintendent The company was then known as the Waterhouse Mining Company of New York the president being Columbus Waterhouse uncle of C P Waterhouse Birmingham further said that he had filed a suit against Burns and his company for several million dollars or the amount tbe Candelaria mines had yielded for the time that it had been ondtr tbe letters admin admin is ration Birmingham has retained Francisco AI - faro as his attorney and Burna has secured several leading lawyers of this city A MTSTERlOUS AFFAIR that cal in Dr each ages by the not to if physician HE Arrest of an American Who Called Upon Diaz Cut or Mexico Jnry 2L The newspaper El Ttempo will to - morrow contain contain an account of how an American who yesterday attempted to visit President Diss was arrested immediately on enter ing the palace El TUmpd will state that it is impossible to solve the mystery which surrounds the affair MACKAY OH TUa STASD He Gives an Account of His son duties visiting she to Iner day the and was Messner was ter is his he his the of is

Clipped from San Francisco Chronicle22 Jan 1892, FriPage 1

San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco, California)22 Jan 1892, FriPage 1
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