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HEFFERH MINE 10
BE OPEiTED SOON
Shattuek-Begins Daily Ship
ments to the 0. &. A.
Douglas. Arlx., Nov. 16. The Heffern
Mining- company's property, bought up
over six month ago by Albert Heffern,
under judgment for debt of about -
30c a pound
"POLLOW THE CROWD."
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emington f ypewriter
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00O will probably be taken hold of by
a reorganized company in the near
future On December 6 the opportunity
offered by the six months clause in the
judgment, will have passed and the
property will vest entirely in Heffern.
He stated today that he is planning to
reorganize and begin development up
on a large scale.
This week witnessed the arrival of
the first of the dally shipments of 200
tons of ore from the Shattuck-Arizona
Mining company at Bisbee, for the Cal
umet A Arizona smelter. Shipment at
the same rate 'will be maintained In
definitely under the contract closed by
the two companies several weeks ago
in a meeting in Chicago. The C. &
A. will also blow In a new furnace with
200 tons daily capacity the fore part
of next week.
H. C. "Dad" Clark, a well known
Douglas man has struck it rich on 'a
placer claim in the Huachuca moun
tains, near the old Salvation Army
camp, according to Young Davis, a lo
cal cowman who has returned from a
trip to the district Clark is working
the claims he has taken up by means
of dry washing and has recovered sev
eral hundred dollars worth of dust and
small nuggets during the last few
weeks. The claim is one which Clark
has held for some time, being located
on the edge of the Fort Huachuca mili
tary reservation. It has been known
for a number of years that there was
good placer ground on the reservation,
although government rulings forbade
anyone from working it.
THE HUK AND CRY.
See the young woman. Is the young
woman being suddenly and unexpected
ly kissed? Ah yes. And does the
young woman raise a hue and cry? The
young woman raises a slight hue, but
no crv. St Louis Post-Dispatch.
ORE IS RECEIVED
FROM SOCORRO MINES
Test of New Automatic Sampler of
Deadwood Mill I Made; Work Is
Started on the Trilby Group.
Mogoilon, N. M., Nov. 16 Custom ore
Is now being received rrom three So
corro properties and two more are
getting ready to ship to their plant.
Fine ore is coming from lowest levels
of the mine. The shaft is going down
steadily and will soon be to the 900
foot level. The average dally tonnage
handled in the mill is 16E tons.
At the Ernestine Mining company the
output for last 11 days of October was
10.530 ounces troy of gold and silver
bullion and 9600 pounds of high grade
concentrate. The total for the month
was 33,080 ounces bullion and 25.100
pounds concentrate:. The regular
monthly dividend of one per cent was
declared November 1. Mine develop
ments continue in the same excellent
grade of ore.
At the Deadwood mines, before using
the new automatic sampler for the cus
tom ore business, the equipment is un
dergoing a series of tests in conjunction
with the old system of sampling, to
determine its accuracy and, after a few
further adjustments, all ores will bl
handled by it. The mill Is running
steadily, averaing 350 tons per week.
At the Oaks company grading is un
der way for the permanent shaft on
the Johnson mine amd plans perfected
for extending the tunnel through to
the end line. At the Pacific, good ore
is coming from the stope and the
several depelopment headings. The
Consolidated, being worked under lease
from Socorro mines, is yielding an ex
cellent grade of mill ore.
At the Trilby group work has been
started and it is the intention to ship
ore to one of the custom mills A gaso
line hoist may be installed within a few
At the Mogoilon Gold and Copper
company some of the best ore now
milled in camp is coming from the
Little Charlie mine. Arrangements have j
been Trade with one of the local plants
to furnish current and an electric hoist
will be installed. j
MIHINGr NEWS I
L PHS TO OEIIELDP CUIUS
IN TIE mill MlliEU DISTRICT
McEnhy and Associates Own
740 Acres in Rich Grant
"1 am going to the Fierro mining dis
trict, in Grant county. New Mexico,
one of the richest mineral horizons of
the southwest," said Maj. Thomas 3tc
Eniry, the veteran mining man, ps he
left over the Southern Pacific. "I am
to meet the engineers of some prom
inent mining investors there. My as
sociates, O. J. Binford, Max Coffman.
of El Paso, and I own some extensive
mining properties up there about two
and a half miles north of Fierro, carry
ing high grade gojd, silver and copper
ores. "We own 7-10 acres of mineral
ground, divided into mining claims
called the Santa Sophia group. The
station of Fierro is on the branch line
of the "Santa Fe- railroad, which passes
through Hurley. Santa Klta and Han- j
over, and is In fact the terminns of the i
railroad. This is one of the hest pay
ing railroads for its length inwthe en-
"We have been interested In the San
ta Sophia mines since last April, and are
working a small forcu o'f miners.
"Our ore deposits occur in veins, both
fissures and contacts, in a porphyritic
country, the veins being of great mag
nitude, ranging from 20 to 50 feet in
width. The country rock consists of
porphyry, quartsite, andesite and tra
chyte. On our properties considerable
development work has been done in
tunnels and shafts, aggregating be
tween 1000 and 1500 feet. Our present
worv is devoted to developing ore bod-
ies. This has proved very saosiaciory
and has attracted attention of mining .
TUTo gr. In nnn of thfi mARt TWO- I
man. WA a in One OI IBB UIOSE PCU
ductlve mining districts in New Mex
ico. "The iron deposits of Fierro and Han
over early attracted attention and by
1891 had been reached by the railroad.
The Colorado Fuel & Iron company has
since then been shipping daily several
carloads of iron ore from Fierro. The
other important operator in this region
is the Hermosa copper company, under,
stood to Be a subsidiary of the General
Electric company, which began extens
ive prospecting and development oper
ations about 1904.
In Eastern Grant County.
"The Fierro Hanover and Santa Rita
districts are in eastern Grant county,
and are included in the territory offi
cially known as the Central mining dis
trict These camps adjoin and show
similar geologic features, and belong
to the same system. The average ele
vation is about 6500 feet.
"One of the most prominent land
marks is a curious freak southeast of
Santa Rita, where the rhyolite or por
phyry has been worn, leaving a rem
nant called the "Kneeling Nun" from
Its resemblance to the figure of a
woman kneeling before an altar.
"Most of the iron ore Is magnetite.
Large bodies have averaged from 60 to 70
per cent metalic iron, almost pure mag
netite. Just above Fierro on the east
side of Hanover creek is the Jim Fair
"The iron deposits that have been,
chiefly worked lie on both sides of
Hanover ereek not far from the por
phyry contact The principal, opera
tions have been at the Republic or
Union workings of the Colorado Fuel
St Iron company, on the west side of the
creek, half way between .Hanover ana
Fierro. The iron outcrops in bold
,. as mx.vneti miTHl -nrlth Httlft
limonlte. The ore is dropped down
through chutes to underground work-
ings and Is hauled by electric motors
through tunnels to the surface. About
360 to 500 tons have been shipped daily
to Pueblo. Colorado.
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A similar deposit has been worked
at the Jim Fair mine on the east side
of the creek just above Fierro, and an-
other iron property is the booth mine
near the terminus of the raiire&d in the
Santa Rita camp. In this property are
copper stains in the iron, and it is the
opinion of the geologists that an ap-
vw"v aunruiu 111 ,jjitci hem uceii
Trlitnh Axlfstiwl In fhls: Amnnmitm unA
was deposited elsewhere, and that per
haps the southern continuation of these
bodies, now eroded away, may have
furnished most of the copper in the
Santa Rita mines.
"The Thundercloud sine mine of the
Empire Zinc company is on the eastern
slope of the creek just east of Han-
OVr-, l0?1" di. almost solid
nMMPlt. 'PVia ,AnStaa a ia m lint.-
stone close to the quartz monzanlte
porphyry contact. A considerable
amount of ore has been shipped, part
of it was oxidised to the carbonate,
silicate and calamine zinc. These have
been mostly mined. Similar deposits
occur on the 'west side of the creek.
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unino in tne aaia .ttiias. juanover, anu
Pl?,rroi a.nd ,Se seat coneentraun?
mill of the Chino Copper company at
xiuriey consulate a wonueriui siring
of activity almost unequaled in the
southwest. To these very soon will be
added the Santa Sophia group of mines
which my associates and I are opening
SOCORRO MINES CO.
PROPERTY TO BE SOLD
To Satisfy a Judgment for Nearly
92,000,000 Troperty Will De Sold
At Public Auction.
Socorro. N. SL, Nov. IS. To satisfy a
judgment for $1,977,053.18 in favor
of the Guardian Trust company of New
York, trustee the property of the So
corro Mines company is to be sold at
public auction in Socorro on December
19. The property to be sold includes
the Andrew Jackson consolidated; So
corro No. 1 lode; Lexington Gunboat
lode. Lexington Contention; Champion
No. 1 lode; Socorro No. 2 lode; Clifton
lode, Socorro No. 5; Socorro No. 3
lode; Socorro No. 4 lode; Tom Boy
mine and mlninc claims: all of Little
Fannie mine and mining claims and ;
mills! te. Included in the sale are all
of the privileges and special use per
mits owned by the company, water
rights, rights of way, plant, mills, ma
chinery, roads. The sale is to be made
by B. H. Sweet, referee.
REPORT SAYS LEOPOLD
MINE MAY- BE CLOSED DOWN
Silver City. N. M., Nov. 16. All pumps
and railroad tracks In drifts Nos. 5 and
6 in the bhc cooner mine at Leopold
I are being drawn out, the order issuing
from the pneips-ioage omciais, w
this week went to Leopold. It Is re
ported here the mine is to be closed, but
none of the men have been let out.
About 50 are employed at the mine.
MADE TO PEEL AT HOME.
Tibbie had been placed by her aunt
in a situation as maid of all work in
a familv of three. At the end of a
week the aunt "stepped along in" to
see how Tibbie was getting on.
"Do you like your workr asked the
"'Tls fair," said the laconic Tibbie.
"And are they making you feel at
"Whiles they are, and whiles they
"Now what do you be meaning by
that?" asked the aunt impatiently.
"Aweel," said Tibbie, "They have na'
asked me to gang f kirk wi' them yet.
but last nisrht they went on wl' a grand
qiiarr'l they were having, all three o'
them, wi" me takklng the dishes off o'
the tahl jnt as f Id been one o the
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D. O. Holman Returns From
.Sixllonths Spent in Rich
Br I II. Davis.
"I have just returned from a six
months' visit in one of the richest min
eralized districts in the state of Ari
zona," says D. Q. Holman, of this city,
"a district with which I have been fa
miliar for several years and in which
I am now interested. It la situated at '
the foot of Spruce mountain, on the
fork of Spruce creek and JiiacK uiouu
rk in the Sierra Prieto range of
mountains, about ten miles southwest
0j tne ty 0( Prescott and within three
mile of the Santa Fe. Prescott & Phoe.
nix railroad, and in one of the most
delightful and healthful regions in the
southwest, with constant running
mountain streams, and pine and oak
forest clad mountains. Its general ele
vation above sea level is S000 to 7500
The district is officially called the
Copper Basin mining district, and cov
ers an area about 16 miles wide and
20 miles long. In the past it has yield
ed much placer and quartz gold, mostly
from the superficial workings of pros
pectors. One property, however, called
the Derby mine, has been developed by
ncor inn feet of -workings and has a
flye stamp mm ending away on ore
tht .H-ids 4o gold per ton, the gold
7 . ' Vj .ii
(Mine nerfectly free.
Kick Strike of Copper Ore.
"Wlthm the past six months there
has been a wonderful excitement, ow
ing to the discovery of immense oodles
of high grade copper ore In the Com
mercial mine, a couple of miles from
my camp owned by Phelps-Dodge com
pany. The ore rune 60 per cent copper
per ton and the mine is shipping two
carloads daily to the Douglas smelter
and the tonnage Is rapidly increasing.
The shipping station is Skull Valley
station on the railroad I have men
"This phenomenal discovery .has
caused a rush to the district, and every
hill and mountain is being closely pros
pected by eagle-eyed prospectors and
many remarkably rich copper discov
eries are being made. Having seen
samples of ore from various diggings
in the vicinity. I believe it will prove
to be a wonderfully productive mining
district. In fact I look for Quite a
mining town or city to spring up there
In a very short time. There is a belief
pervading the district that the Fhelps
rSSge interests will In the near future
build a railroad rtowrd, ro5?.Sf.'
son into the Copper Basin district,
which will give us two competing lines,
rnd greatly reduce freight rates on ore
The Harmony Group.
"For some time I had been carefully
investigating that district, gaining all
Ihe information I could on tb
and last January I located the K. is.
the J. a and tkeP. O. claims, and have
since then located the Anna the Vul
ture and the Damlnyo claims, constl
tuUn"what is .all the Harmony
1 Jr Mf,.'v transferred to the Ari
zona Mining a.id impi i vtmert company.
rinJJ5Td n J r the law of ArUona.
orgauisoi u- .,., t ham been in
T "? ? the development work on this
rTirv -na expect to return there
j 5?"! abMn take with me a rotary
i "" wTdrillinic rig to make a series
j T Mlf les various places on the big
?ode o" the property
J i should mention that our nearest
, neighboring mine is the Alta. owned by
. Walt Roberts which Is south of and
adjoining the D. O. claim and on the
' ,, vei whlch is developed by a 1M
; foot tunnel and is shipping customf mill
. ore that runs $100 gold per ton. His
' tunnel is on tne opposite side of the
i j,jii ana our tunnel on the vein are ap-
nroachlng eacn outer anu wm ovnu
ally meet in the center of the moun
Lodr or Geld Bearing Yavapai Sehtfit.
"The Harmony group mines are lo
cated on a well defined quartz lode
which has been traced over the moun
tains for many miles. This is a true
fissure running a little east of north
and west of south. The vein matter is
about 200 feet wide and appears to
, have been formed at two different per-
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iods. The vein dips about SO degrees
east, and on the hanging wall is a ledge
of quartx carrying gold, silver and cop
per, about four feet wide. Underneath
this ledge is an immense dike or vein of
Yavapai and hornblende schist. The
Tavapai schist predominates and con
stitutes probably 95 per cent of the
mass or lode. This schist has never
l k ,rnir t Hnti ki. in Mth ,,
Is about 190 feel, and runs from the
h to the north end of the claims
, ev!ra.i thousand feet
"This schist has been sampled at var
ious points and will run from three to
eight dollars in free milling gold per
ton. This gold bearing schist is very
friable and easily disintegrated and
so soft that it is really & steam shovel
proposition. Over on the foot wall side
of this immense lode ,we have another
quartz vein resting or a porphyry foot
wall, about three feet In width, which
has not been opened up yet to any ex
tent, but which the assays taken show
"On the K. B claim several openings
have "been made in the vein of from
two to 20 feet, all of which show the
mineral bearing quartz in place, ap
pearing in the form of lenses and car
rying values of about $40 per ton. With
depth these values will probably in
crease, as we will then be below the
rock which nas been leached by the
elements during the centuries elapsing
since this vein matter was formed,
"Several mining engineers have vis
ited and reported on this Harmony
group and all agree that it is a most
"There is a fine mUl site just beow
where the big operations on the big
lode will be done and the ore can be
run down from the slopes of the hills
on each side to the mill. A claim called
the Anna has been taken up for the
proposed mill site There is a creeR
running across the K. B. claim which
runs most of the year and a dam can
be made to store water sufficient for
all milling purposes, for the balance
of the year.
"But we don't propose to erect a mill
until we have done extensive develop,
ment. There are too many examples all
over the country of putting milling
plants and smelters on claims before
they are sufficiently proved. When we
have done several hundred feet of drill
ing and exploration work we shall then
talk about a mill.
"In the same vicinity are a number
of other valuable properties now work
ing, one of which Is the McKinley mine,
located about a mile west, which is
working three shifts of men and push
ing development of their veins."
RETURNS FROM EAST AFTER
FIN IN CIA G DOUGLAS MINE
Miami Ariz, Nov. 16 Judge T. C.
Hendricks, president of the Douglas
Copper company, has returned from a
trip to New York and Boston, where he
went in the interest of the company,
and reports that the financial and busi
ness world is exceptionally well in
formed regarding the Globe, Miami,
Ray and Superior districts
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