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Of BIG CAMP (Continued from page 4.) mining man is the phenominal success of the proposition largely due For nearly five years, Charlie Allen served in the responsible capacity of mine foreman and; under his supervision, the ore bodies were developed in a most scientific manner. Mr. Allen resign ed about one year ago and was suc ceeded by Charlie McKain who had proven himself a most efficient man for the place. A few years ago, the Kendall mining company purchased the water right to Big Warm Spring, located on the fam ous Horseshoe Bar ranch belonging to Oscar Stephens. A big ditch tvas taken out of the spring and a fine power plant located further down the stream. This plant now supplies power not only for the Kendall plant, but for the Barnes-King as well. The deepest working of the Kendall mine is the 690-foot level, where some fine ore has been found. Those in a position to know, express their opinion that tlhe Kendall mine is due for many years of steady working. THE BARNES-KING. In the spring of 1900, E. W. King took a six months' bond on what is now the Barnes-King group of claims. The bond called for a payment of $75,000. Mr. King did 1 not take up this option but offered to put up a mill for the working of the ore for a one-half in terest in the mine. This was agreed to by J. T Wunderlin, M. L. Woodman, J. P. Barnes and C. E. Barnes who owned the property jointly. Mr. King succeeded in interesting Mr. A. B. Ledoux and W. B. Devereaux, tw'o well known and wealthy mining men of Colorado and the three men put up the first mill in the spring of 1891. Like its counterpart, the Kendall mill, this proposition from the first hour it was started. Throughout the five years that it has been running, a dividend, running from $8,000 to $30,000 has been paid every month Considerably over $2,000,000 in bullion has been taken out of this mine. Up until a few months ago, prac tically all of this ore was taken from the south end claims, the old Discov ery being a regular bonanza. About one year ago. work was begun on the big tunnel, over 6,000 feet in length, to tap the ore bodies which were known to exist on the Horse Shoe and Mule Shoe claims on the north end of the property. It was a big and expensive task, the driving of this great work ing tunnel but the results have fully justified the outlay and demonstrated the wisdom of those in charge. Some good bodies of ore were encountered at different places in the tunnel but the really big strike was made when de velopment work was begun in earnest on the north end claims. For sev eral months now, ore sufficient to keep the big mill running has been taken out on the north end and hauled to the mill, over one mile south. The fame of the Barnes-King grew and numerous efforts to buy it were made, but the owners were not dis posed to let go of such a good thing. About six months ago, however, some Butte and New York capitalists were given permission to make an examina tion of the mine and sent in a number of the greatest experts in the world to thoroughly look over the property. So flattering was the report of these experts that the owners were made an offer for the mine which they decided to accept. Early in August all negotiations were concluded so far as the terms of sale were concerned. The gentlemen who desired to purchase the mine agreed to give $1,200,000 for t!he property, the first payment to be made September 1, and the final payment on or before March 1, 1907. Two big payments have already been made and a third pay ment of several hundred thousand dol lars will be made January 1. The purchasers a short while ago organized the Barnes-King Develop ment company with a capital stock of j $2,000,000. This stock was placed on the j market simultaneously ip Butte and New York and so highly is the famous Fergus county property held in mining and financial circles that the stock was over subscribed by half a million dollars within eight hours after it had been placed on the market for sale. The flotation of the stock of the Barnes -King Development Company is con sidered one of the most remarkable things of the year in financial circles. It is stated upon reliable authority that the new company will immediately add 200 men to tihe present force at work at the Barnes-King as soon as they get control which will be but few weeks at the most. Something as to their intentions may be gleaned from reading the following: The New York Commercial of Dec. 11 said the allotments of the Barnes King Development company stock to subscribers would be made the day fol lowing. but notice of the allotment has not yet been received by the Butte sub scribers. The following on the subject is from the Commercial: "The shares were oversubscribed largely both in Butte and in New York. The capital of the company which ac quires the famous Barnes-King prop erties in the gold belt of Fergus coun ty, Mont., is $2,000,000, consisting of shares of the par value of $5 each. The subscription price was par. The Mar cus Daly estate is largely interested an,d the over subscription of the shares in Butte within two days after they first were offered was one of the re markable happenings in the mining his tory of that camp. "W. W. Cheely, manager of the Butte Inter Mountain, who is interested in the property, is in New York. He said yes terday that the success of the promo tion of the Barnes-King had exceeded expectations. " 'The mine has been in the list of producers for several years,' Mr. Cheely said last night. 'It has been really a great gold mine, although operated by methods that todav would 1 be regarded as relatively primitive. It is located along a vein of 6.000 feet, of which 900 feet are completely open. The portion now open averages $10 In gold. The rest of the vein has been opened sufficient ly to determine that the. vein exists. We are salsfled that it will go $6. We are positive that the ore can be mined and treated for $2.50. It is a gigantic low grade proposition. The ore cyan ides, and out of the $400,000 that will be in hand for improvements a mill and cyanide plant with capacity for 1.000 tons a day will be built. The remain der of the fund will be expended for other development work. It is going, to be a big gold mine. "R. B. Lamb, formerly connected with the Nickel Plate, a property of the Marcus Daly estate, north of the United States-Canadian boundary line, has been retained as consulting engineer by the Barms-King people and has gone to the mine to report upon the process and machinery best adapted to the recov erv of the values in the Barnes-KitiR ores. Mr Cheelty said yesterday that the ore could be treated at a minimum cost: that only coarse crushing would be required, and that the ore would be transmitted directly from the crusher to the evanide vats without interven ing concentration. The latest knowl edge concerning labor and money sav ing devices would be utilized, he ad ded." NORTH MOCCASIN MINING CO. A few days ago, a gentleman who Is interested in tht North Moccasin Min in g,company was asked concerning the outlook on the Santiago claim which belongs to that company and upon which work has been steadily prose cuted for nearly one year. "I wouldn't trade it for the Barnes King today," was the reply. As a matter of fact, the Santiago does look like a mighty good proposi tion at this time. A controlling inter est in the company Is held by John A. Drake, the Chicago millionaire who also owns the Gold Reef mine at Gilt Edge. J. D. Waite, F. E. Wright, W. D. Symmes, all of this city, and Henry M. Rae of Gilt Edge, also have large blocks of the stock. Mr. Rae is pres ident of the company and has been directing tlhe work which has been in progress since early last summer. A large force of men under the per sonal supervision of Robert Scott, has been at work on the property and the amount of work accomplished' in the way of development is really im mense. Onlv about two weeks ago, however, was the long looked for strike made on the Santiago. Numerous small bunches of one were found but not what the prospectors were looking for. However their patience has now been rewarded and one of the biggest strikes ever made in the district is the re sult. Assavs from the ore recently open ed up run from $10.00 to $18.00 and there is every indication that the ore body is a large one. President Rae of the company left yesterday morning for the west where he will meet Mr, Drake and talk with him concerning the mill which they in tend to build on the property as soon as spring opens up. Before going, Mr. Rae assured a representative of the Miner that a mill will surely go up on the property in the spring. This will add another big producer to the list in the Kendall district and increase the payroll by several thousand dollars every month. As an indication of the growing in terest and belief in this district. Judge Moore of Spokane and others, last week took an option on four claims belonging to Dr. W. A. Long of Lewis town, J. D. Burr, J. B. Stuart and others of Kendall, for $200,000. These claims are located north of the Barnes King group and adjoining that fumous producer There is every indication that this option will be taken up and the property developed as soon as weather will permit in the spring. The short confines of this article will not permit of an adequate mention of all of tlhe good properties in this great mining district. George Canon, H. M. Packard and Frank Mitchell of Lewis town and some Great Falls men have some property on Plum creek which is showing up in fine shape. The South Moccasin Mining com pany whose property, the Nipper, Blu* Jay and Silver Bow claims, Is located southeast of the Kendall mine, are doing a great deal of diamond drill work with a good outlook. They have put down three 500-foot 'holes and are getting ready to sink another. Louis Hill, vice president of the Great Northern Railroad Co., Judge Moore and other prominent western men are interested in this property. John R. Cook and associates are working steadily on the Abbey prop erty witih excellent showings. Some good ore has recently been encountered and the owners feel that they have opened up sufficient to Justify them In vigorously prosecuting the work. Your monev refunded if after using three-fourths (3-4) of a tube of manZan, you are dissatisfied. Return the bal ance of the tube to your druggist, and your money will be cheerfully returned. Take advantage of tihls offer. Sold by Phillips Drug Co. Edmund Wright Successor to Wright Bros. Abstracts of Title, Fire, Life and Accident Insurance, Real Estate Surety Bonds Farm Mortgage Loans At 0 per cent interest, payable annually. Lons term with pi e-payment privileges. No commission charged. Office Corner 4th Aoe. andJaneau* St. Phone 30 LEWISTOWN , MONTANA Legal Notices. NOTICE OF STOCK HOLDERS MEETING. Natice is hereby given that the regu lar annual meeting of the stockholders of the First National Bank of Lewis town, a National Banking association, will be held at the banking rooms of sai.i Bank in the First National Bunk building, on the corner of Main street and Fifth avenue, in the City of Lew is town, Fergus County, Montana, on Tuesday, the eighth day of January, A. D„ 1907, at four o'clock P. M., for the purpose of electing nine directors, and such other business as may properly come before the meeting. (Signed GEORGE. J. BACH, Cashier. First publication Dec. 4-r»t NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF THE STOCKHOLDERS OF THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF LEVV ISTOWN, AT LEW1STOWN, MON TANA. In pursuance to a resolution duly passed and adopted by the board of directors of The First National Bank of Lewistown, at Lewistown, Montana, at a meeting of said board duly held, on Monday, the 31st day of August, 19011, and duly entered In the minute book of said bank. Notice is hereby given that a meet ing of the stockholders of The First Na tional Bank of Lewistown, at Lewis town, Montana, is hereby called and will be held at the office of said The First National Bank of Lewistown, In The First National Bank building, at the northwest corner of Main street and Fifth avenue in the city of Lewistown, in Fergus county, Montana, on Tues day, the eighth day of January, WOT, at the hour of eight o'clock p. m. of said day, for the purpose of considering and acting on the propositin to in crease the capital stock of said. The First National Bank of Lewistown, an iddltional One Hundred Thousand (100, 000) dollars, making the capital stock of said bank amount to the sum of Two Hundred Thousand (200,000) Dol lars, and to authorize, empower and direct the president and cashier of said bank, or either of them to tuke the necessary steps therein. Dated this 31st day of August, 1906. By order of the hoard of directors. GEORGE J. BACH. Cashier and Secretary of the First Na tional Bunk of Lewistown. ALIAS SUMMONS. In Justice Court of Maginnis Township before D. H. Linebarger, Justice of the Peace. State of Montana, County of Fergus ss Hugh Green, plaintiff, versus William Cliff, Sr., defendant—Allas Summons. The state of Montana sends greeting to the above named d< fendant. You are hereby summoned to appear before me, D. H. Linebarger, a Jus tice of the Peace in and for Muglnnls Township in the County of Fergus, and State of Montana, at my office in Gilt Edge, In said County and State, on Friday ,the 28th day of December, A. D. 1906, at two o'clock p. in. of said day, then and there to make answer to the filed with the complaint in the above named plaintiff. In a civil action. The said action is brought to recover from you the sum of fifty seven and 25 one hundredths dollars alleged to be due plaintiff for goods, wares and merchandise sold and delivered to you according to an itemized statement flel with the complaint in the above entitled action. And you are hereby notified, that if you fail to appear and answer Judg ment will be taken against you, Wil liam Cliff, Sr. the above named de fendant, according to the said com plaint, and for costs of suit in his be half extended. Given under my hand this third day of December, A. D. 1906. D. H. LINEBARGER Justice of the Peace in and for said Township. 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You are hereby summoned to answer the complaint in this action which in tiled in the office of the clerk of this l ourt a copy of which is herewith served upon you, and to tile your answer and serve a copy thereof upon the plain tiff's attorneys within twenty days af ter the service of tills summons, ex clusive of the day of service; and In case of your failure to appear or answer, Judgment will he taken against you by default, for the relief demanded In the complaint. Tills action is brought to obtain a judgment and decree of divorce In favor of the plaintiff and against the said defendant on the grounds of wil ful desertion by the said defendant of the Haid plaintiff for more than one >enr next pr< ceding the commencement ", tl,ls "t-'lIon; and for a second cause Of action, alleges that the defendant lor more than one year last past haa willfully neglected to provide for the plaintiff the common necescsarles of life, having the ability so to do; and for a decree awarding the care and cus tody of Alma Lea, minor child, issue of said marriage, to the plaintiff Witness my hand and the seal of said Court, this fourth day of December im. (Court Seal) JOHN B. HITCH, Clerk By M. It. HITCH, Deputy Clerk DeKalb & Mettler, Attorneys f#r Plaintiff. 1' irst publication December 4, 4t. ALIAS SUMMONS. In Justice Court of Maginnis Township before I). H. Linebarger, Justice of the Peace. Slate of Montana County of Fergus ss Overland Trading company, a corpora tion, plaintiff, versus William Cliff, Sr. and Rosa Cliff, defendants—Alias Summons. The State of Montana, Semis Greeting to the Above Named Defendants. You are hereby summoned to uppear before me, D. H. Linebarger, a Jus tice of the Peace In ami for Maginnis Township in the County of Fergus, and State of Montana, at my office in Gilt Edge, in said County and State, on Friday, the 28th day of December, A. D. 1906, at two o'clock p. m. of said day, then and there to make answer to the complaint of Overland Trading com pany, (a corporation) the above named plaintiff, in a civil action. The said action is brought to recover from you the sum of one hundred thirty two and twenty-three one hun dredths dollars for goods, wares ana merchandise sold and delivered to you ut your special instance and request between the 9th day of July, 1906, and the 24th day of November, 1906. And you are hereby notified, that if you fail to appear and answer Judg ment will be taken against you, the said William Cliff, Sr. and Rosa Cliff, the above named defendants, accord ing to the said complaint, and for costa of suit In his behalf extended. Given under my hand this third day of December A. D. 1906. D. H. LINEBARGER. Justice of the Peace in and for said Township. First publication Deceinl*r 4, 4t. NOTICE TO CREDITORS. In the District Court of the Tenth Ju dicial District of the State of Mon tana, in and for the County of Fer gus. Estate of John J. Leary, Deceased. Notice is hereby given by the under signed, George J. Bach, administratot of tlie estate of John J. Leary, deceas ed, to the creditors of, and all persona having claims agains the said de ceased, to exhibit them with the nec essary vouchers, within four months after the first publication of this notice to the said George J. Bach, at First Na tional Bank of Lewistown, at Lewis town, Montana, or to Blackford A Blackford, at their office in the salt City of Lewistown, in the County ol Fergus, Montana. Dated at Lewistown, Montana, Dec ember 11, 1906. GEORGE J. BACH, Administrator of the Estate of John J Leary, Deceased.. Blackford & Blackford, Attorneys fot Administrator. First publication December 18—4t.