Superstition's Mystery Gold

Superstition's Mystery Gold Poems & Poets

Stock #: 42445
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
Publisher: Lollesgard Specialty Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Danger rode with the Spaniard Don Miguel Peralta when he first worked a fabulously rich gold mine in superstition Mountain, almost 100 years ago. Death overtook him when appache Indians massacred his entire cavalcade. Then the mine lay idle for 30 years until Jacob Walz the Dutchman found it, and murdered eight men to keep it exclusively his. He took out fortunes in gleaming nuggets, died suddenly without telling anybody its location. thus for half a century the Lost Dutchman Mine has been a strange mystery lure in awesome, ominous old Superstition Mountain. Indians say the curse of the thunder Gods threatens white men who came searching. In truth, many a paleface has met death there, unexplained. Men go into the rugged canyons and just disappear. Months later, ther skeletons may be found. One such was Adlof ruth, lone prospector who thought he had an accurate map. He disappeared, and six months later his (over) Superstition's mystery gold (Concludeed) skull was found (see photo) with a bullet hole in the temple. Who killed him? Nobody knows. The Lost Dutchman Mine today is as great a fascination as ever. Beware, lest you too succumbe to the lure of hidden treasure, in arizona's mysterious old Superstition Mountain.