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was advanced to 15 cents per share on
July 15th, and another advance will be made. There is an erroneous impres sion about the Mt. Baker district. Some people think it difficult of access and at a high elevation. This is altogether wrong, there are a few properties at high altitudes, but the highest point at the Henrietta mine is only about 1,700 feet, and the highest point of the mountain anly 1,950 feet. The county and individuals have expended $60,000 building a wagon road. Good trails have been built and the Belling ham Bay & British Columbia railroad have closed a contract to build a con tinuation of their line to be completed by Dec. 31, 1902. The management of this property is in good hands and the near future will show results which will pleasantly surprise people. This property has not been put be fore the public with a brass band and skyrockets. The manager is working away quietly and making every dollar put into the development count. The management believes in "Pay as you go. If you can't pay don't go." Too many mines have been lost by the wreckless expenditure of money. Mills erected before any development work has been done and after depth was attained it was discovered that they "had the wrong kind of a mill." These are expensive mistakes and can be avoided with proper care. The photo graph shows the Nooksack Falls near the Henrietta property, about 100 feet high, where an electric plant is being inctalled, whereby the B. B. &. B. C. R. R. will obtain their motive power. PUMPING FOR IRRIGATION. As we have frequently pointed out This investment gives assurance of big profits and entails no risk. With the investment of a few hundred dollars you get a splendid income for life by purchasing treasury stock in the while it can be bought at 40c per share. This company's remarkable copper property has been estimated by dis interested mining experts to be worth Fifty Million Dollars, and all mining men of vast experience admit they never before have seen a copper property its equal. Capitalization only 1,000,000 shares. This company also owns the famous Molybdnite Mine —conceded by all users of Molybdnite to be the purest ore of the kind obtainable, and nowhere else in the world has it been mined in such large quantities. Both mines situated in Chelan county, Washington. Why, then, docs this company sell stock, and so cheap? A small block will be sold to keep the development work going until the railroad now being built is finished, when we shall ship our ore and pay regular dividends. As a substantial investment it cannot be duplicated. Do not underestimate the importance of this, but write or call at once for prospectus and further information. P. O. Box. 187. the irrigating pump is becoming an im portant factor in irrigation farming. This is notably true in California, where it is almost working a revolu tion in the horticultural development of that state in particular. It is cer tain to be largely adopted in other states just in proportion as they ad vance in intensive methods of culture, and. under favorable conditions, has positive advantages over the average irrigating canals. The following from the Tulare Reg ister will show what some of these pumping plants are doing in Califor nia: "The Paige & Monteagle fruit farm of 1,400 acres near Tulare is one of the best fruit farms and best known in the upper valley, but the five con secutive drouthy years previous to 1901, during which water for irriga tion became very scarce in the vicin ity of Tulare, threatened the very ex istence of the extensive property. There seemed but one alternative — pump water or let the orchard and vineyard perish for the need of it. Accordingly, two years ago, two wells were bored and two electric pumping plants were put in, which have now been running through two irrigating seasons. These two plants discharge an average of about 1,500 gallons per minute, except during July and August, when, on account of press of other work, the water cannot be so well looked after. But for this, in the opinion of the manager, Mr. P. S. Montgomery, the water could be put to very profitable use even during these two hot months. Now as to results: It is known that last year a late frost killed most ot the fruit and that t ne grapes were like CROWN POINT MINING THE RANCH. wise blasted. The Paige & Monteagle ranch did not in any wise escape, and the vineyard ~u u e lair to yield noth ing, but by turning this little stream to good account the vines were brought out sufficiently to mature more tnan $20,000 worth of wine grapes when, otherwise, there must have been an enure failure. The paramount benefit received was, as indicated aoove, tne saving of the nfe of the great orchard and vineyard. ±ly diligently following this little stream it has irrigateu 1,200 acres once UlOiOUgiuy uunng .~e irrigating season and tnat has been sufficient to Keep the trees and vines in robust aeaith and to prepare tliem for sustain ing an immense crop of fruit. As a result cv tne use 01 this water there is now set on tne trees a very am Lruit crop, and tne vines are prom ising the heaviest setting of grapes in .^~^.j vi cue rancn, and it may be doubled if the equal of it can be found anywhere else tor the vines are doing their uttermost. An especial point the Register wish es to score is tms: v two such plants will irrigate 1,200 acres of trees and vines sufficiently, one such plant will, if run all the year instead of for only ten months in tne year, furnish a suf ficient water supply for a section of land, deducting for such parts of a section as will not require to be irri gated, such as barn yards and waste patches. In other words, if neighbors living on the same section, or at all adja cent to each other, will combine in the construction and maintenance of such a plant they will get all the wa ter they want and be placed on a footing to secure a sure prosperity. COMPANY One such plant on each section of good land, on an average, will make the Tulare country the equal of any irrigated section of the San .Joaquin valley. Speaking of a plant installed this season near Tipton by Mr. W. J. Browning, and which is proving highly successful, the Register says: The pump is a ten-inch Krogh centri fugal and it is supplied from a four teen-inch well sunk to a depth of eighty-four feet. It sets in a pit twen ty-two feet deep just at the normal water surface. The water is forced in a rushing stream fourteen inches above the top of the fourteen-inch dis charge pipe, and yet the water level drops only sixteen feet. The dis charge is 2.5(10 gallons per minute. Mr. Browning has bored two smaller wells, one on either side of the large one, and these will be connected with the pump, also, when he expects to get from 3,500 to 4,000 gallons per minute. The plant has been closed down and will not be operated until after the harvest season, and meantime Mr. Browning will have it equipped with a modern surface condenser and all the pipes will be lined with asbestos. With this equipment he claims there will be a saving in fuel—oil is to be used —of 20 to 25 per cent. He figures that he could, if it were possible to store the water, pump sufficient in fifty 24-hour days to cover 1,333 acres to a depth of six inches. Now is your opportunity, as the North ern Pacific Is makng specially _low rates from Seattle on June TJd, 23d, 28th and July Ist and ad. Call at N. If. City O£ lice' full particulars. (). R. DAHL, Secretary. Office, 528 X. V. Block, Seattle. Wash. 9 GOING EAST?