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GREAT FLLS TRIBUNE,
SEMI -W ,EKLY EDITION
VOLUME VI. NUMBER 47 GRET FAIM ~ ONTANA. SATURDAY. JANUARY '11, 1890. PRICE, FIVE CENTS
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ANDREW J ,NSEN,
RICH SILIVER MINES.
A BBVIEW OF THE MINES AND MIN;
INO OUTLOOK OF BARKER.
Re-Loeators Besy-The May and Edna
Showlng Good fnelta-The Pdtde
of the West Shows Rich Ore
at All the Levels.
Correspondence of the Tamas .
Now that the Xmas and New Year's
festivities ire over, things are beginning
to settle down to legitimate business
again. Old Barker mining district did
herself proud on Chrlatmas eve by giving
a free ball that proved an entire saucess
in every particular. The management
was superb, the supper fine, the dancing
excellent, so all enjoyed themselves to
the musical strains of the Great Falls
string band. Neihart, Kibbey and the
surrounding camps were well represent
ed by fair ladies with their good.looking
partners. The-new year was ushered in
with a cold wave" that sent the mercury
down to the fortles, still the cold did not
deter a jolly band of 25 from attending
the Nelhart ball at Pierce & Walse's
hall on New Year's eve, which proved to
be a grand affair. Still the Barker boys
outdid their Nethart friends in the .way
of decorating, as the ball-room in Clen
deain was decorated in the highest style
of the art. The mottoes were timely and
appropriate. The designers deserve
credit for the taste displayed in their
REVIEW OF THE MINEr.
On New Year's eve there was consid
erable stir and commotion amongst those
that would be relocators, and by the way
there was considerable relocating done
on old and abandoned prospects that were
not fully represented.
The mines that are being worked here
in genuine mining fashion, are opening
up fline. The May and Edna are looking
iarst-class in all their workings. They
are down about 150 feet, all the way in
ore. The are shoot is getting larger as
depth is attained. The work in these
mines is done on the chaclng plan at
present, as there is no levels of any con
sequence run yet. The mines have a
large lot of ore on the dump, I should
judge about twelve hundred tons of first
class, besides a considerable quantity of
second-class ore. The May and Edna
mines being in a lime formation bid
fair to be a rival to the famous Atlantis,
of Tranner. Benverhead county.
The next mine or note is toe rIueor
the West. This propOryha ha d
n e camp and shown ore of a high of I
grade in all of its levels. The Pride of sea
the West shut down during the holidays,
but will start up in a few days with a be
large force of men as the management toI
intend to sink and stope out ore at the am
The once famous Wright A Edwards co
mine as well as the Barkler& Grey qu
Eagle and the noted Four Ace, or Silver a
Bell mines, are lying idle at present. All en
they need is the guiding hand of some the
live mining compan to make them
large ore producers. The building of a
railway into our camp will cause the
sound of the hammer and drills to re
sound through ail those minNO.
In doing the asessment work on the on
Lynch T Conway, this last month, the
owners made a big strie, finding 18
inches of solid galena in the face of the ae
tunnel that will average 46 per cent of bh
silver to the ton and about 00 per cent eo
lead. The Lynch & Conway O. K. tie
The Nora B. has large body of ore in
the face of the tunnel of low grade. Itco
will be valuable as a fluxing ore, how- ha
The Black Hawk and Palmetto are fine
prospect, both In ore that will average ni
dounces of silver per ton and bout 4 pa
per cent lead. The Emerald & Vander- a
bul both look well for the amount of
work done on them. The Magnolia &
St. Louis are fine, promising mines, with
80 inches of l70ounce oe ir the bottom
and 55 per cent lead. These last named
mlnes cannoost be worked without a whim
or steam hoist with pump, on account of is
The Tiger, T. W., the Moulton and
Meek's mines atothe head of Galena
creek, are all fine prospects, inore, but
idle at thepreeuttime waiting for cheap r
transportaton. The old Oxide and Bon
mines are both good properties and only
need the skilled hand of the miner to
make them paying miner. George Alti b
and J. K.astmerhave some fine prospects S
on the divide at the head of the 'North l
F ork df Galena creek.
Taking all thilg through, the fsture
propects of tho c.ap look bright for t
th hard son of toll that stayed bythe a
old camp Inher dsrket dlaTs.
ntum rnsm n
The businoess oses re all doing a t
fair share of boinesr and everyone feels
Shappy, Thee are quite a number of
families moving into the ncamp and every
one seems to be preparing for the spring
3 boom. Goselt's expresm Is doing a good
busines and is always on tme making
the trip from hero to G Falls every
day and bck the next. The fare is rnes,
Soasble wlthlgsodteams and ft time.
The mercury wntdown to 41 below
nero on the d of January. wNe Year
has come and gone wlth theusual am
mount of good resolutions only to be
y broken before the month is ou. We
have afirale-las hotel here now, run by
Robt. ecey lad family. More anon.
Ot.wDuas , Jan. 5,1800. Komso.
A We.tetlg Arab sod a pem ish Traek
amae WmA 5,OO0.
Two tickete sold In this city for the
October drawing of the Loelbians Slate
Lotteryv drew big plries. The lucky
ticket holders were Hanes Mohammed,
ono of the Arabian Juggle, andAnthony
ominervsll who does the taunck1 of
Hawley b t)oopes cifectionels, D ul
bry st. Voemmed held o.n-tweueth
of ticket 71 drawln sen oos pitl
ne of $I00,000. Týh ticket hold by
mearivall so number BSMU and drew
op.-twenltieth of the first eapsil .ric of
8800000. The money come through
Wols Pargo a Co.'s E~xpro--Now
I Yek Dally eows, Nov. 0.
MASS EMTING AT IT. CLAIB.
The People of Ca eade rand the Chstnut
Valley Will Ask for a Bridge
Acros the M.ssori.
The citizens of St. Clair, Cascade and
vicinity met according to a call on Satur
day, Jan. 4th, 1000, at St. Clair, to take
into consideration the building of a free
bridge across the Missouri between St.
Clair and Cascade, whereat the following
proceedings were had:
T. L. Gorham was elected chairman
and J. A. Harris secretary. The chair
man stated the object of the meeting.
Remarks were made by Messrs. J. M.
Erskine, F. 8. Reed, H. Schrammach, C.
H. Austin and others relating to the im
portance and necessity of a bridge at the
`On motion, J. M. Erskine, J. H. Shep
herd and J. A. Harris were elected a com
mittee to draft resolutions .xpressing the
views of this meeting in regard to the
matter under consideration. The meet
ing adjourned for 80 minutes for consul
On being called to order again the
committee on resolutions made the fol
The committee on resolutions beg leave
to make the following report:
Whereas, We, citizens and tax payers
of the large and flourishing county of
Cascade, believing that the welfare and
prosperity of a conty depend, in a greet
measure, upon the facilities for easy and
free communication between each and
every part of the county, and adjoining
counties, and that the day of toll
roads and toll bridges are past, and that
this young and growing county is abund
antly able to furnish each and ever
person a free pess and a free road, to and
from each and every part thereof, there
Resolved, That we approve the action
of the county commissioners of Cascade
county in the steps they have taken in re
gard to the building of two bridges across
Resolved, That we are In favor of pur
chasing the bridge now built across the
Missouri at Great Falls at a reasonable
and fair price, by the county, and that It
be made a free bridge.
Resolved, That we believe that there is
a greater necessity for a bridge across the
illesouri between St. Clair and Cascade
for the following reasons, to-wit:
That we have no bridge free or toll;
tLat a large settlement living on the east
site of the Missouri are of a necessity
obliged to cross the river to reach the
railroad to obtain their supplies, and to
ship their stock and produce; that ateer
tain seasons of the year it is impossible to
cross without great danger of loss of life
and property; that the business interests
are now so great that they demand an
easy access to all parts of the county and
Resolved, Th we erein tr
rans rm one portion to another
of the county can be essily made at all
seasons of the year.
Resolved, That we believe that it will
be economy for the county to assue bonds
to run from 15 to 20 years in a sulcient
amount to make all these Improvements.
Resolvet, That the honorable board of
commissLocers of Cascade county be re
quested to take this matter into consider
ation, and take action thereon, or, If nec
essary, to submit the question to a vote of
J. A. HAnISU,
JOHN H. BREPNBRD, 0.
J. M. EEn , b,
Committee on Resolutsons.
On motion, the report was received and
unanimously adopted. ti
On motion, J. . SBepherd, Blen Per
kins, C. H. Austin aeo F. . Reed were
elected a committee to go before the
board of commissioners at their next ses
sion and present the claims and necessi
ties for a bridge at this plaece.
On motion, f either of the foregoing
committee should be unable to attend the
balance of the committee were authorized
to appoint one or more in their stead.
It was ordered that the necretery fur
nish a copy of these proceedings to the
papers of Great Fails and Son Rtver,with
a request that they bepublished. b
Meeting adjourned sine die.
T. L. Gouonm , Chairman.
J. A. HAinas, Secretary. a
TEm DAEOTA DUAL,
atle or this Gn reat ar Kisse Co med
-The . Netharo Company" Orgasn
Articles of incorporation were iled
yesterday in the office of the secretary of
state of the Neihrrt company with Edwin
W. Tolole, Louis Bergeon, Addison Lam
beth, William Wallace, Jr., and Joseph I
Sylvester as incorporators and owners of
the Dakota and Gilpin mining claims,
upon which the corporation will in fu
ture operate. There are three tunnels
aggregating about 1,@00 feet, besides a
shaft, upon these properties, disclosing
a genuine fissure vein in granite forma
tlon. The mine has been thooughly ax
perted by reliable and competent profes
slonl men, and while they all pretty
f ell agree as to the results the most o
seorvatve estmartes piece the ore dis
closed at 0,000 tons, and sample ssays
at 851 ounces in solver end $15 in gold to
theton, with an avereage of 0 par cent.
g lead. The pronerty will pass into the
y handsof syndicab for the eonrsdera
t on of a140,000, ,00 cash cb nd
bond for 1i months upon the pament of
W the balance within that time. emines
W will be operated by the corporation in
t the future, and it is predicted by the
_ _tI l mer of Neihert thte re.
oe will bring that camp to the front al
y an early day, as oneofthe inrt ifno tth
very frlms, as a gold and lver bearing
belt in the state of Montana.-Indep.
Change u one of the irresistible laws
e of nature, and fortunately the change is
to almost invariably for the better. As an
ly instance of this, St. Patrick's Pills are
fat tetkingthe place of the old hsarsh and
violent caiartics, because they are milder
and produce a pleasenter effect, besides
they e muc more snficialI. emov
inug orbide atter rom the yastem and
Spreventing ague an other m.grOue di
aeae, Aba asteurt. and liver ill they
by aal t perfFct. For sale by L payr
" Bros _
Just Received Ja nuary number of But
Steriok elineator. Price 1S cents. Joe
TJ$ GREAT SMELTER
LADINGO FACTs POw UENERAL IN
DemOa e oft the Important Enterprlse
is MNow Under Way-Won
erftl E atet of the SCp
Since reat Falls was founded the
convi4tl was strong that no place in
Montan aas so well designed by nature
for th j reduction of copper ores.
The 1a volume of the Missouri
at thlI ple, the adaptability of the cat
aracts rapids for water power and
the exten lve coal fields at SBand Coulee
formed akombination of resources such
as exit sno where else in Montana, or
even in the United States.
This trportant fact was discerned last
year bythe directors of the Boston & Mon
tana Coa dated Copper and Silver Min
ing Co. sf utte, who, after much search
and delthiblon, decided that here was
the best'lse for them to erect a smelter
and re . The Great Falls Water
Power dTowmnste company met their
proposals It a liberal spirit and on the
15th of November, 1880, the negotiations
THon uvT OF THE SMELTER.
In accordfoce with the agreement come
to the Boston & Montana company ac
quired by purchase a tract of about 500
acres on the northwest side of the Mis
sourl. The fiver frontage of this tract is
partly above and partly below the Black
Eagle falls, a cataract which has a width
of 600 feet, and according to Lewis and
Clarke's accurate measurement, a pitch
of 26 feet 6 inches.
This is an ideal site for such an estab
lishment. In front flows the broad Mis
souri in large volume at all times in the
year. The rapids which lead to the falls
have a descent of 80 feet from the bed of
the river at Great Falls. The falls them
selves are formed by a firm mass of rock,
over which the river flows In a regular
and smooth sheet. The banks near by
are firm and well adapted to serve as
otrong walls for the dam, which is to be
constructed there. The proposed site for
the smelter IsUor the high ground, which
can be readily adapted for the extensive
buildings that are to be constructed
ANl ENcRIIVE PLANT.
On this site !the Boston & Montana po
to reduce 9,000 tons of copper ore per w
day. The plant will include crushing go
machinery of great capacity, "Cornish" on
rollers to reduce the ore to greater fine- tio
nesu and concentrators In which the nit
most recent improvements will be intro- gr,
duced. The reverbatory furnaces will be th
numerous and will produce matte for ye
treatment in the refinery which Is to be
form part of thi plant, in which perhaps,
for the first time in the world, copper
will go successively through the treat
ment required to render it pure metal,
fit for the meanufactrers' hands in sheets
or ingots. In brief, the plant will em
brace all the machinery, concentrators th
and furnaces needed to smelt the ore into an
matte and refinethe matte Into ingots As
the copper ores in the companys a mines cc
contain silver the electrolytic process will H
be employed to epuate the two metals.
The Manltob railroad will provide am- re
ple railroad facilities for the great works. t
It will build five tracks from the main
line to the smelter a distance of about two
miles. In alt other rfepects, both here
nd in Butte, the railroad company will
take stepe to conduct the Immense ore
tramsi with efficmiency and general satins
These smelting end copper refiningt
work will add greatly to the population
business and leneral importance of e
Great Falls. The thousands of wormen
at the smelter and other buinlldings will
be steady customers of our merchante, a
who will in a, eo able t o offer redy
and remunerative market ior the farm
products of the surrounding country.. N
The works will demontrate p tally
the industrial capacity of Gregt Falls
and do more than the most psuanaave
arguments, to attract here manufacturers
wuo are qnet of a broad field for their tl
industries. Cap ta the intention of the
Boeton & Mosena company to foster [
here all branches of the copper indus- |
try, m.ortant develepments may be en- 1
pei n that ropect.
The worark of construction will be in
charge of Mr C. 0. Parsons, consulting
engineer of the Boston & Montna conm
pany, who i well qualified for such re
TH. a ohsetais wVoreD ar.uL mraN I.
The Boston & Montana company is one
of the great mioning corporations of Butte.
About three years ago Captain Thomas
Couch, in company with Captain Daniels
of Michigan, eamined a group of mines
owned by C. X. Larable of the Montana
Copper company. This groupinocluded
the Mountain View, Colsa, Liquidator
and West Colnse. The report was so
favorable that some Boston and New
York capitalists formed a ompsonyrwbch
Soqnired thee d other extensive mn
a ing propertelu. Captain Couch, who held
high renk as a practical mining engineer,
eof Iann experience, wan appointed super
inteondent Under his direction minig
Soperalons have bean conducted on amr
etenmuve scale. The Mountain Vi
mine has beenopened to a depth of nr
y t,000 feato a writer stated racenhl
In the Mountain View, Htrrns-Lloy
and notesa minus alone-allowned by
5 the Boston & Montana company--there
Is are at lest 9,000,000 tone ef ore in sight,
n to say nothing of the verut amount not yet
opened up. The are, we read, two
veins on the Monnteln View, one north
iand one south, each of which varies in
or width from 90 to 40 feet "When cross
S cuts and levels are run from the 1,000 foot
V statlon of thki mine, the Boston & Mon
id tana will have a sre thing on a million
tns .of ore from this one property." The
Y .arnLloyd, we are also told, is a won
re derful mine, with nearly as much ore in
sight as in the Mountau View.
tt- he bnelns of this company has pros
Spared so well that ithae pald W i,0 In
dividends, besides resrving part of the
profits for the building of the Great Falls
smelter and refinery. The capital stock
of the company is $8,125,000 in 125,000
shares at $25 each.
Its directors are men of high rank in
the financial and commercial world.
They have conducted its affairs with
marked success from the first.
Alderman Webster presided at the
meeting of the city council last evening.
Aldermen Bridges, Hickojy, Johnson,
Albrecht, and Clinton were also present.
A telephone ordinance, giving a fran
chise to Judge Dyas was read and refer
red to the committee on ordinances.
The are electric light ordinance came
up for consideration and excited much
discussion. Each article was considered
separately. An amendment requiring
the company to provide lights equal to
4,000 candle power, free to the city, ;'na
adopted on motion of Aldermos Clinton.
The poles were also excluded from every
fourth street from 4th to 24th, inclusive.
Mr. Paris Gibson spoke of the growing
importance of a sewerage system and
suggested that the aldermen consult with
Mr. Fanning, who is now in town.
On motion of Alderman Clinton, a
committee was appointed, which, with
the park commissioners, will confer with
Mr. Fanning. The committee is as fol
lows: Clinton, Albrecht and Bridges.
Mr. Rowen's bill for the signal appar
atus was audited and ordered paid.
W.Aesmxoox, Jan. 6.-T. Hiram
Knowles, of Butte, has been nominated
by the president for district judge in
Montana. E. D. Weed is re-appointed
U. S. attorney.
The supreme court is in session.
The Anaconda company is proceeding
with its plans for a refinery in a most
conservative manner. An experiment
which will cost $80,000, is now in prog
ress at Anaconda.
The Granite Mountain's Christmas gift
to its stockholders was a dividend of 50
cents per share. This makes $8,000,000
paid in dividends since April 8, 1875. It
has amounted to $20 a share, and is con
sidered a big return on the investment
when it is known that the original shares
cost 85 cents each.
The Spotted Horse of Maiden is rapid
ly making itself felt, and can now be
classed among the great mines of the
world. Its daily disbursements of wages
for every day in the mauth, the year
round, amounts in round numbers to $800
per day, or $292,000 per annum. Alarge
portion o the machinery, intended for
the mill onthe Spotted Horse,has reached
will very largely increase the output of
gold and make the mine, without ques
tion, the largest producer of that metal
on the face of the globe. With the addi
tion of another mine or two of the mag
nitude of the Spotted Horse to the list of
great mines in Montana, our output of
the precious metals (including gold, sil
ver, copper and lead) will very easily go
beyondone hundred millions per annum.
--Helena Mining Journal.
"manager Is the Beat Sauee."
As a rule, a person who has a good ap
petite has good health. But how many
there are who enjoy nothing they eat,
and sit down to meals only as an unpleas
ant duty. Nature's antidotes for this
condition are so happily combined in
Hood's Sarsaparilla that it soon restores
good digestion, creates an appetite and
renovates and vitalizes the blood so that
the beneficial effect of good food is im
farted to the whole body. Truly hunger
is the best sauce, and Hood's Barsaparlila
WAxrrnD-Good cook wanted. Apply
to Tillle Sheridan, Central avenue.
Go to the Palace Barber Shop and get
shaved by Prof. Bryan, the Tonsoral Ex
Before purchasing your guns and amuo
nition call and examine the large stock of
Bach, Cory & Co.'s.
Girl wanted-Good wages. Call on
Mre.Phil Gibson at residence or Phil
Gibson opposite Park hotel.
Call on Hotchkiss & Hawkins if you
want any kind ot Plumbing or steam fit
ting done. All kinds of supplies on hand.
For Watches, Clocks, Jewelry, Silver
ware, Spectacles and repairing of fine
watches, call on J. A. Robinson, Kings
Miss Tillie Sheridan is gaining favor
as tonsorial artist. She lately purchased
a neat cigar stand, and will keep a choice
stock of first class cigars.
A young man who desires to attend
sehool during the winter wants to work
morning and evening, for his board. Ap
ply to this office for further information.
* Mr. E. P. Lovejoy,a large dealer in gen
o eral merchandise at Wabuaks, Nevada
Ssays: "I have tried St. Patrick's Pills and
Scan truthfully say they arethe bestI have
a ever taken or known used" As a 9iea
ant physic or for disorders of the liver
r they will always give perfectsatisfaction.
o For sale by Lapeyre Bros.
l Notee to Consumers of Water.
h All water bills must be paid at the of
fice On the first of the month in advance.
Office opposte Park hotel.
r Balmoral Skirt Patterns going at 5c
Seach at Joe Conrad's
SHILOH'S COUGH and Consumption
r Cure is sold by us on a guarantee. It
cures Consumption. For ale by Lapeyre
1a CATARRH CURED. health and sweet
it, breath secured, by Shlloh's Catarrh Rem
et edy. Price 40 cents, Nasal Injector
Sfree. For sale by Lapeyre Bros.
in 940 Aemrs Land for Bale.
o two hundred and forty acres of im
nt proved land within three miles of Great
an Falls for sale cheap. The same for rent
he duriag the winter. Call on Phil Gibson
-. for particulars.
in WILL YOU SUFFER with Dys
zs. pepsia and Liver Complaint? Shiloh's
in Vitalizer is guaranteed to cure you. For
he sale by Lapeyre Bros.
One Dollar Saved
-:-IS +Cl WORTH
TWO DOLLARS EARNED!
We can save you many dollars just now
on Winter Goods. Our stock is too heavy
in Winter Goods, due to the mildness of the
fore part of the winter, and must be reduced
many thousands of dollars in the next two
months as we need the room and money for
our Spring Stock, which will be TWICE the
size of any Dry Goods Stock in Northern
As an inducement to the people of
Northern Montana to help us reduce the
stock, we will give them Numerous Bargains
in all lines of Dry Goods. Many of them at
Less than Cost. For instance:
ladies' Assorted Wool Underware
.i+t $.1.2 "E=acks,.
These Goods have been selling from $1.75 to
hildren's All Wool Sarlet Underwear
IN ALL SIZES,
At strictly our Eastern Cost.
Ladies' and Children's Wool Hose
at 20C. per pair.
These are Heavy and Substantial Goods.
Wool Shawls, Hoods, Toboggans, Knit
Jackets for Children, Wool Skirts, etc.,
ALL AT COST.
Ladies' and Childreni's
We have dozens of other Strictly First
Class Bargains in Different Departments
which must be seen to be appreciated. We
would advise you all to come early and look
these truly marvelous bargains over.
BtReliable Dry Goods House,
JOE CONDAD, Prop.