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Mines and Mining.
MINING IN MONTANA "BRINKAOIG IN PRODUCTION ON ACCOUNT OF REPAIRS. BOSS TWEED AND CLIPPER They and Kindred Mines at Pony Are to Add Their Share to the Yellow Metal Output of the E The last issue of the New York En gineering and Mining Journal contains the following article on the mining in terests of this state: At the close of the year the condition of the Itutte copper situation to a4n out. eider is uneetisfactory. The iatter months have witnessed a hiavy shrink age in prhtloiion. iby what are consid ered the big companies of the camp, or those merged into tie Amalgamat.'4d ('opper company. r v4ral 4muses are as signed for this shrinkage; one being a reported accumulation of electrolytic and pig copper by the kindred 41 m4 panies; another, that these en t414nio' have been through a oing period of ac tive operation, until shafts and ot'er workings needed rlmiitbering 114 a ii en eral overhauling to mnke them pufe. That a large amount of repair work has taken place lately in the mines of the Anaconda Copper Mining company is Well known. Boston & Montana Pump. The Boston & Montana 1.4 having in stalled on the 1200-foot level of the Leon ard shaft, ai duplex compound condens Ing pump, with a capacity of 1000 gal lons for that lift; this pump is intendi4' to drain a large territory of Boston & Montana ground, the 1100 level of the Leonard, being connected with the 1100 levels of both ('oluna's, and with the 1600-foot level of the Mountain View. This Is, to date, the most. powerful pump ever placed in IButte, or Montana. The water end designed by Master Mechanlc Kent of the Analgamate'l ('upper comn pany, was cast in B1utte of phosphor bronze, and with pot valve cyltinl. r: the steam part was built by the Nordherg Manufacturing company of M;lwt ukoe, Wis. The IRoston & Montana .4 t) 14e4 r at Great Falls is going through a genral overhauling and enrinrgament in n'"orly all departments. it Is expt't4e.1 that these improvements will 1") e tmple'ed early in January. At Anaonda the smelter known 4s the Upper WVilks has gone out of c'on -'smi4in for good, while the Lower Wt'orks is run ning about t111 l1Bargain-$i,1OO 0 An almost new 4-room frame house in Gagnon addition. Will rent for $2o.oo a month. Best renting property in Butte on account of proximity to mines. On easy Payments. THE THOMPSON COMPANY Insurance, Loans, Real Estate 15 West Broadway. Butte, Montana DISFIGURING TI3ETH-W Can be rernedkd by a skilled dentist. For )ears - have teen repairing teeth, making new teeth, an] Im proving the facial expression of men and women by repairing their teeth or making them new teeth that hi itated the natural so as to deceive their relatives and frlcnds. DR. E. E. GERMAN B'tei1ro Ma. It.n Anti-Toxin 25C Package That is undoubtful; that Is specific. B e a It has been benproven n o by physicnanal n and the people. (IOL4DEN nitC' CUE (Ger0remal) Kidney Tea. Always works; never fails In CONSUMPTION, PNEUMONIA, A great Herbal Tea, once tried LA GRIPPE. $1.00 bottle. All always used. For constlipation, druggists. bowel and kidney troubles. Posselnman Drug Store, 43 E. Park IF YOU WANT A CHANDELIER For your new residence, of flice or store, we have them. In fact we are overstocked, and will make unusual inducements to pros pective buyers. Montana Electric Co. 53 East Broadway thirds capacity. Work on the new Washoc smelting plant of the Amal gamated company Is being rushed. This plant, said to be the most complete and modern in the coun try, will probably be in full oper ation by spring, as it Is now re ceiving the finishing touches. To say that with the reconstructed works at Great Falls and the Washoe works in operation the allied companies will be able to cheapen the cost of producing ccpper. Is a safe proposition. M. 0. P. and Farrell Properties. A Oice in the smelter of the Montana (te T'urchlcclug company last April partinily destroyed those works, and somewhat curtnilled its output for a short time; aside from that the works have been busy to their 'a city, and two converters have lately he *r. added to the conventing delartmcnt. (if the new copper mcniing enterprises of the y'nar the F'rrell Popper Company Is the Inrgcst, three shafts having be'n started by that company on the fliat a short diii tance eat of Meaderville, one of whicin has reached a depth of about $09 feet. Contracts for Power. 1'The prautItnl c(opletion of two long diistulilt power transmisylion lines to Hutte Is lo be noted. The Mlis41uri River Power a nrpinny has a three-wire duplil 'It' lystc'mn throughout, each thret wire line independent of the other. The Amalgaiiited ('ompany and W. A. Chrk mi travted for all the 'vailab'e ;ewer Iwfore the Ilne was sliried. 'liso line is aenoit 62 iniles in length. T'hIi Maditson ilower comipiaiy has about 'iniplh't d a three 'ire single lie f ylf m from the Mladiion rive-r: this tine is about 63 riile1 long. This power 1a. ailo toln tdrii. (I for. Prospecting for Oil. I'rospurtirg for oil in var'ous parts of the state hiei in several instances met with encouraging results, and ii number of onmpanils have been organlw,"d to ex pl1it the finds. Beaverhead and Other Counties. In lieaver'head county the Greenes"'rod Mlining uompuny has added a 100-ton cyanide (pneumatic process) plant to their concentrator. Two gold dredge x put in a satisfactory season's work at the (irisushopper creek diggings it flauivenk. In (ranite county the trainile Ili-Me tallic company at Phillipsburg, has (1om plhited the ulectrlc power line from the Flint ('reek Dam, and in using ele rl " ity at the mines, and at the new 600-ton Ioncentrat'r now nearing comrp!etion. Fergei and Madison counties show good progreag . In the former ' innty the Kend'so property on the North Moc casin was puiichased by Finch & 'amp I'll lof 'poluune for $100,000, Mr. Kendall rietalinig a one-tealh interest. A 200 to iianIle toill is under construction. which in to be run by electric power from Warm Springs creek. The Bswng. King group of mines, a neighbor bt the Kendall, is putting in a cyanide mill, which Is in partial operation. Wha cyanide plants at alit Edge, Spotted Horse and at Maiden report a Ptdbper ous year. Madison county can point to several new enterprises. At Pony the Hose Tweed-Copper group was sold to Boston men at a figure bordering on $750,000. The property shows an immense body of low grade gold ore and the new owners are building a 100-stamp mill. Not far away Is the Fourth of July group of a ht claims which was recently bought by Butte and Omaha men for $60,000 cqsii. A mill is contemplated in the near ture. Other gold properties in the vlci4lty are being developed. At Rochester he Watseka has kept its cyanide mill busy, has done more developing work in the! mines, has greatly improved the macsin ery equipment at both mines and Bril and is looked upon as a very profit*bie, property. Prospecting for copper haci mrnt with encouragement along the Northiwegt slope of the Tobacco ltoit range of mountains, notably in Goal ('anyon and hear Gulch. The Conway companj will further mx tend its gold dredging operations by ithe addition of a powerful dredge built to handle 2000 yards of gravel per day. The Montana-Milwaukee Mining company at Sand creek has in operation a complete 15-stunrp gold mill Just finished. Large Cyanide Plant. In Lewis and Clarke county at Em pire the Gold BWlt Mining company has ctm pleted a f00-ton cyanide mill to treat the big accumulation of tallings from the 60-stamp mill that was worked by an IEnglivih cimpa y. The plant of the American Hmei;tng and Refining corn puny at East Helena made extensive improvements early in the year, costing about $290,000, and is now adding two additional stacks to the equipment, mak ing it one of the most important plants of the company's syatern, and one show ing good profits for the year. A deposit of corundum in Gallatin county, which has the uppearance of be ing of conslderable extent is a recent mnineral field. The mineral occurs in well-formed crystais imbetded in the matrix and generally without fracture. A company will develop the property. Sapphire Mine. The American Gent company pur chased during the year the Burke. & Sweeny sapphire ground in Yago Gulch, Fergus county. The sapphire crystal. are found in the original matrix In a dyke of trap rock cutting the lime stone. This company also mined for sapphires on Itock creek, Granite county. During the year a number of sapphires were found on the Dry Cottdlt wood In Deer Lodge county. J'xperimnents with cyanide during the year ha ve demonstrated that by the im proved methods o atny urea are suiiept Ible to that process that have not y" "44c 1 successfully to ithir t-autine-t. A nnumher of comnpnnils have hi-n 4o ing development work it the Swift (mr rent district oi the c-dcd ii cition of the ltlackflet Indian rearvaitiott ahe rl e good indications of copper are claimed. Mitning it the Westcrnt portion of the state has bein active and se eral large enterprises ari under development. UTAH MAN LIKES PONY. He Will Transfer HIisnelf to the Mop tana Camp. Ils inventory of the town, lhr inhah. Iitatsl thereof' and the bonunza at. Pony, Mont., ov.'r which he will in the fit turn lpresid"", coanilf,:vd, Harvey 1". Polt tnt ampne ,wn from thih Nor'th yeste rday anti will return it) tik,: til his p~ermanentt abut!' rendy: rost monu th, says the salt l~auke 'I'rlibune. W it!. conditionst: at th'" oboldw d-carncig ,trill the !tots Twe'Pa i group of Ii VI''), for which Floii. A. I'. Iiturt:i}e ut tl '''oI'te" of 1.1w ton have just shelled out .1.00 000. the outlook for the proneirtty is very muth of it pleasing character'. The entn e 1s just noh' sprout ind itoy is being constuit itd, while at tng a new bouri on old groutd: the hotel is packed to its utmostai. oi gati ls Is. sitng front a nutbei'r of small Itlitits. In the equiupient of the 1 te' 'T'weed. a tramway similar to that at tit lIfig - land Hoy,, is being onnttrtiiucitet, while at its terminus n hig mill t4 being ereettd with the main tunnel on the mine to make early connection with the iye bodiis that afford (i mtst satsixfat Iy average in gold. Indeed, Mr Poland ws agreeably surprised at the tatmi atmi iit environments, and wI'h Mrs. 1' 0id will so0n have settled into a most agree blte home. All Tlutte is exulting, says Mr. Poland, over the resumption at tlir Anaconda mines, andt the outlook is ac cordinaly iiiproved. Iowa Legislature Meets. (tly Associated Press.) Des Moines, ,Jun. 14 - -Th' twomy-ninth general aesemuly began work today and Onmpletrd the organization in both houses before adjourning. W. L. Eaton of Osage was chosen speaker of the house without opposition, the democrats put ting up a candidate. Both house and senate slates made up in the republican caucuses Saturday went through by a party vote. The Inauguration of (lover nor Cummins will take place on Thurs day. Was Seriously Injured. (By Associated Press.) New York, Jan. 14.-t nme Tlonan was killed and Peter Glynn was seri ously injured today by a falling elevator in the Belt factory of Fayerwether & Ladeat, this city. The elevator fell from the fifth floor to the botom. Emperor's Yacht Will Sail. Wilhelmshaven, Germany, Jan. 14.- The imperial yacht Hohenzollern will sail for New York January 18. The band of the second naval division will go to the United States on board the emperor's yacht. BIDS WANTED. Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the city council of the city of Butte for the furnishing of lumber to the city of Butte for one yesr. A certified check or cash in the sum of one hundred ($100.00) dollars must ac company each bid, which will be consid ered as liquidated damages for breath of agreement, if the requirements in the way of contract and bond shall not be complied with within 10 days after the award has been made. Contract and form of bid may be seen at the office of the city clerk in thq city ball. All bids must be i writing and must be filed with the city clerk at or before 7:30 o'clock p. m. January 15, 1902. W. K. QUARLES., City Clerk. Dated January 9, 1902. IN THE OLD VIPONL MANY GOOD PROSPEOTS TRUB AWAITING DEVELOPMENT. THE LEAD HAS BEEN TAKEN Coming Spring and Bummer Will Doubtless Witness Activity Two Men Are Making Money. J. F. Robdou, who passed through the city yesterday en route to Helena with a bar of gold bullion and a carload of concentrates from the Queen of the Hills mine in the Vipond mining district, up near Dewey's Flat, says there are a large number of good prospects in the district and that many of them will doubtless he a worked during the coming spring and thnifner. "All the owners of properties there wanted," says Mr. Hobdou, "was some one to take the lead in the matter of de velopnhent. That Is what Virgil Jen nings and myself did by building a 10 Mturr nu ill and opening tip the Queen of dhe Hills. The erection of the mill .tnd the extraction of ore was not all they required as an incentive to action. They desired proof that the mill would treat the ore succesatully. This, too, tic haie done. The mill has now been in up. iatiun five weeks and has not only ltooeu to "theum that It is a success, but linr shown us also that our calculations acre based upon a more substantial fooling than simple stiecvulaion. Not Losing Anything "We are crushir g IS tons of ore per lay a ith the null and eaih ton yields about $10 in gold. So it will be seen that wa" tHr not losing anything, as we employ only 10 men iI both the mine :ril n ill. "Thtet was a time irhen the Vipond irtitt had ruin'it a reputation as a minn cral pri(ducer, nut somehow or other it weeiveli a iet-lni-ak. Now It is coiiing to the front again aird will ret'tainly add Soisidei'able gold to the output of the 'TIhe district was dihtcovered by Will Lion 'ipond and one of his brothers. W\'illarr Is still in this lart of the coun try. but the brother In dead. having been I hillil by ;i blood-thirsty Mexican while lriitit'tinrg In the mountains of New ejexire several years ago. Wlliam spent s yensr or tan running the murlerer to eaith. but he finally landed his man and had trim ext riated near Santa Fe." WEST FISHER DISTRICT. Many Mills Contemplated-Operations Are Active. A special from Kalispel! to the Great Falls T'ribune Calys: A letter has just been recelved in the I y froit I gentleman who i4 prom1i nlently cid atilkid with the mining inter it f tll' %Vfst FI:-her di 9 1t iI the 4o4nt;,.". 1 h'`" h giipes a pretty co iplet 'refu44( 4' tho 1.ok being done on the tl 4riall prop, stii s in that (a'4mp. IIt .eaking of i i Mother Ind oe prroprty, c:. s44y1 t443 t 4 h4 ire4ta4 latton o' the ."nunpam)' t mi:i has been del;yed by the r '4c1t stil ie the iron prodiuchg re 1 4ons. H owie.er. till p4eilIflnart y work Cars all hi, (' do;,e fer the eriction of the nil, sau1h :4s tosk wr,4k and ex'avatin;.g Il t'rly sp5eng 0 iithe 4mu.p44ny expect to '41rt LIp tii'r mill. They will build a inm) m1ay from the mine to the mill, a Mlistance" or ::sill feet, for tihe constri.1.llonl ~f which t he way has already been '(TCr u a 'er;,1l other mills to be put :n 4n 4 h4 r propehlties in the district, a' i In(1eI:if n4ts for whit Ih have been c 44t4 p.e4'd. enle of these Is to "t, on the 1,'l 141tr' properties, o44 Lke creek, to consult blia ummpniy shout which Mr. Uely r.t re,'ently tent Vast. It' a d'lal now on the tapis Is concluded. t mill will be put up on the Bachelor , laim, wvhh h the Montana Mining cuom piny of a11 4r4ysville is negotiating foil. The IF44chelor claim is near the famous Am clean Kootenai, which have has their mill running for some timhe--long enough to demonstrate that they (1n pj4y dividends. The mtill 14 not doing nich jlust now, for the company 4s bending its energies to the installation 444 1n 14t' drill. Alter that improvement 4 144dd1 d things about the mina will take 4n new life and activity. Straight through the mountain f I nT It rantot creek to the West Fisher tide, 4t here the ledge crops out, the 1ila'k tail 14 drilling. Their mill, which was put in r" eently, will be start'td up In the spritg. Spokane parties are pushing into th district to get some of the good things 1th4t ar11 e'Xp)tad to come out of West P;'hse4r In the next three years. Tiey have itken all of the treasury Ctock of the Mustang Consolidated, just formed 1in1 stoCked for $30u,000, Still another I1t tle of Spokane gentlemen have taker a44 op4tion on all the tr'eastry stock of the West Fisher company and con t1minipte puttfng 'in a mill. The Fisher Creek company, more fa miliarly known as the Brick and Brann gan property, Is grinding out dividendls right along, as 'they have been all sane met' and fall. The stock of this company cannot be touched with a 10-foot pole', indeed, none of it is for sale, as it is bet ter than money in a bank. Improve. ment in the character and value of the ore is continually noted the further in the tunnels go. Twenty-five men are a1 work constantly. Recently Mr. Brata gan was hauled up before a justice for violating the eight-hour law, but wa discharged, as his contracts with his men were to work by the hour. The Northern Montana has three min ers at work running a 100-foot tunnel and cross-cutting for 1O feet. If thrs development is encouraging, they have ample capital to do more. Mr. Eley of Cleveland, who experted the Cedar group, owned by John L. Scarlett, pronounces it one of the best properties in the Northwest. Like all other West Fisher properties, it is free milling, and the lead has widened out to five feet and it may prove the banner property of the district. There are a number of parties who stand ready to buy the claim, but the owner is not ready to sell. In placer mining there are three hy draulic outfits on Libby creek, all in promising ground. The latest one or dered is for Vaughn & Greenwell, on Upper Libby. FMARUWIS IS KUIS DOHINION DNPUTT MINISTZN 0! XA INr TSVO DVBB D XIR. INVENTOR'S PLANS IN CANADA Practically Sure That He Will Estab lish a Station on Sable Island It Is Scene of Xany Ship Wrecke. (By Associated Press.) Ottawa, Ont., Jan. 14.-Signor Marconi, after conferences with the ofilciajs of the Dominion Department of Marine, is greatly impressed with the situation of Sable Island for a station to communi cate with his wireless establishment on the coast of Cornwall. At the department offces he talked with the deputy minister and chief en ginecr and was pleased to see, by the circle track which the chief engineer plotted for him on a North Atlantic admiralty chart, that a direct line be tween Sable Island and the Cornwall coast passes well out to seaward of the Avalon peninsula of Newfoundland. Marconi had been of the Impression that no station could be had north of Cape Hatteras which would insure per feet immunity from Intercepting cur rents from Newfoundland. Marconi was anxious to know if there was any possibility of interference on the part of the vested interests on Sable Island. The deputy minister reassured him on that point. "The government," he said, "owns the Island and the only telegraph line on it and alows nobody to land there without permission. It is in charge of a governor; but," he added, "we will make you king." Marconi did not think that the dis. tance of the Island from the m.%nland, 85 miles, or the fact that it is not con nected as yet by cable was a serious ob jection to its selection as a a e for one more of his wireless installations. He said that communication could as well he made with the adjacent coast of Nova Scotia by the wireless system, and in any event it might be made a repeat ing station for the trans-Atlantic wire less telegraphy. It need surprise nobody it, as a result of Signor Marconi's visit to the Depart ment of Marine, Sable Island, the scene of so many shipwrecks, is chosen as a government station for transmitting warning signals to the throng of steam ers that continually cross and recross the Atlantic within a comparatively short distance of its treacherous shores. Republicans Will Caucus. (ily Associated Press.) Washington, Jan. 14.-A call for a caucus of the republican members of the house to consider a reduction of war revenue tax is being circulated. The movemrnnt ts understood to be favored by itepresentatives Cannon, Hill, Shat tue, Itoutelle, and quite a number of others, and if the call receives a sufm (lent number of signatures the caucus e iii be held on Wednesday night. $We Invoice Feb. ist Special Prices on Lap Robes and Horse Blankets Before that Time. J. N. N IV ILELS & CO. Phone 686A 106 E. Park St. PORTO RICO STOUIES. I $1.50 Must be smoked at Per 100 pe 0 the city dump or In $1.80 SWVEND CARL.SON, 4 South Main -ýXXXXXX~0XX)XXXx)QgxX , Only and perfect kid glove cleaner in exist ence % 25 cents Works like magic and keeps your gloves in perfect con dition. M.J. Connell Company I xOx 00000xx~x)0sXXxxx i AMYME AT WO 1E U3DR3D ABB UMPLOY. 3D AT NEW GZOUNMDS SCENE OF GREAT ACTIVITY Open Winter Permits uonstruction Work to Prooeed-Oommaniaion SNv Plenty of Money With Which to Carry on the Enterprise. (By Associated Press.) St. Louis, Jan. 14.-Fifteen hundred men and a hundred teams were put to work this week on the site of the World's Fair to construct the sluice that will run through that part of the grounds td be occupied by the main group of build ings. This sluice will be 48 feet wide, 15 feet deep, and a mile long. It will be heavily timbered and plaz.ked and covered frors view. The conmtruLtio of two miles of sewers was also begun this week. The excavation will be done largely by trenching machines, and a large addle tional force will be employed. Two thousand men presented them. selves. for employment on Wednepday morning, a considerable portion of thenn finding work. From this time on t World's Fair grounds will be the scee of the greatest activity. Having Good Weather. Building plans and construction de tails are being prepared with all pose ulble rapidity and with the completio4 of the sluice and sewers 60 days hened work on buildings will be under way. The Louisiana Purchase exposition hag an advantage over its predecessors 19 several ways, in that it has its admini4. tration building and the several build Ings of Washington Un 'ersity practicae. ly ready for occupancy, an open winter that will permit construction work the year around, and an abundance of monex with which to carry on the enterprise. The weather during the last fortnigl I has been clear and mild, the temperaturf ranging from 40 to 60 during the day, falling to the freezing point at night. The organisation of the exhibit and other executive departments is being perfected as fast as the right men arb found and commissioners are 1 patched to foreign countries to aid i4 securing adequate representation froze all parts of the world. INDIANA PAIR SEPARATE. Wife Says When e Man Reaches 93 N. Should Cease Flirting. (By Associated Press.) Flora, Ind., Tin. 14.--About !hree months ago Henry McDonald, aged 90, and Mrs. Rosetta Daniels, aged 87, of this city, were married. The courtship was rather stormy and the honeymoon was no more placid. Mrs. McDonald be. came jealous and frequent quarrels dis-, turbed their otherwise serene atmos phere. The other day Mrs. MoDQnsl4 gathered up her belongings and left, re marking as she departed that when a man arrives at the age of 93,it was'time for him to stop flirting and settle down.