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I'S PAST HIST'Ot-PRESENT be CONbITION ANDI FUTURE e PROSPEC4[K ML El LOCATION AND D5AC.atPrIo Maiden, the great miming camp ofA :astern Montana, is situated in latitude p N degrees and 45 mltute5, longlde p s degrees west of W i ngton, and a elevated 400o feet abo' the level of the sea. It is in the heart of the Warm Springs Mining District, cover ing a radius of ten miles ipsae,and but I sir miles west from Cone Butte district. I'ocated as it is, in a beautiful, fertile valley, and surrounded by ite judith mountains -proven to contain all the precious and base metals knownlo the world-it is bound, at no distant day, to become the best camp in Tern Montana, not only as a suppying flt for the great mining indnstrieSthatsur round it, and were the d ~Ct cause of its beaing, but fropn the f, t that as fine a grazing and agrit ultural district as can be seen in the territery, or in fact ' in the northwest. surrounk and adjoins the town on all sidea 'I'he Judith Basin, a trwct ot counny p sixty miles square-ackn.owledged to be the finest grazing and agricultural por tion of the terrtory, is lirectly tribu tary to Maiden, and the valleys in the Judith mountain. -.hw g . 1ipl"-1 with a plentiful suppiv of tine iring water, are all first-cIl S 41ru ral vinds. as The eotmniy h1'' alkali, and the wat' n 'iuntain ,pring water, noted t p pet. and in all of the o ver two feet in ,1ntl ý t the beautiful brook t 1. i hts the heart of the anlel Several of th I r t "' i thiest tl ttock companies in em' je hae tokcmaist }, r ,rhaechosen this sec, hi ir ideal of perfectionl as t itty among whom are: Stc~t. rt At riot't & Co., f located three 1.1 f the ot.pot who have ,e.r. tint Iergus., ,eight miles nort has 3.ooo head I hoses anda ha ; 3,0 l0" 1e miles to the st'ut.' fine blooded h1ea of Sheep Co., whom es fro the Snowy ran4re. 1w ` headr town, have a Ilt hkad. mostly Merino; Fulnt Il reek, has a hert *" h a rente. on Flat ,"llow head.. 'I he.t. are but t few e un hte of stockmien. ider of >dunwewill toe. it - arge 'c.' I ;.at nes a ain t ven t every side, al oat, wheat anid oti. t~i~ mon sight in the Judith c untrs.ný. mon sight in the Judithi t ou pt. o [pto the preseitt tine this par of! Montana. and partij uarly this end of' t - - county. has not only bees over but almost ernidey igndd by uthe rial pree s in general -hut the '- ..r,," imple. $'4arly or qluite all <1n rOal pl~l bhave valuable it or near thuir own, door, and h the t .tE in regard to the 'arts S;r,_- I ~i..trigt would be taketi ''m t, 1ir own mouths. But in tr is e pIatisk to publishl tl new i'i .erest in and to all mining (istridctb . the te sewhcre, we trust that this < ' rdceive its just dues. . - 4i ~(N'l(. Ii rt 1 sV 'deral ws wted, made in jo \11 ` l e i rwI~ Jonem. in MN1s, e8d v. l y jt. thei r Pary was joiu'. t w CC ý FI. l McPar 1.11 am1 t it#0 (isit-os~etIs Prow,. followed in rail sea }. isi'od in paying qui n i tound in Alpine gule ,eal clams were located Jut 'h,. , Oto. Wýarn ,ma. -pritag' bull n,. t stnr' . the prMe en b aer ths~5. ddMaIda A few days ilk tha gulch of wsiden a locaed by Frank McPaftlhS. J. 1R. Kemper wt made the next location, i ground that paid $ S.oo toa sluice boa of twelve feet. The ground of in Alpine and Maiden - lchea has P beea worked every year since diacov- o ered, toadvantage, by Andersonjofes, C Landusky, Kemper, Sage, Kiser,SBow, I McPartlan, Pott Brothers, Hayden, r Erwin, Bessey and others. The War Eagle was the first quartz lode discov ered and was located by Jones and f Anderson and is one of the most ed promising mines in the district. It ia le properly speaking, a Galena lode, but id carries eighty ounces in silver and a offew dollars in gold, is fourteen feet wide, has a shaft down to a depth of e forty-eight feet, is well timbered, is er- situated in a change of formation nut between lime and porphyry as a con ct. tact vein, and shows a large body of rbonates and at present is the prop. Gle erty of Jones, Anderson, McAdow lith and Dexter. The next lode located the was the Black Bull, by the same parties, the is a gold bearing lode, situated nmar the War Eagle, has a shaft in the lay, centre of the claim to a considerable em depth and another one at the south, tint and recent developments show a largi our- body of fine ore. The Tom Thuml r of was the next one located and is situa ted in Alpine Gulch, is a small veil fine but very rich in gold, is owned by th t above named parties. Then followe fact the location of Baby Mine, Golcondi oins Sun Dance, (;em, Yankee Blad Little Rhoda, Snow Shoe, Excelsio Jessie Trim, Collar, Kentuicky, Favo intrY ite Montana, Maggie, C. W e tobe North Star, Florence, Pilgrim, Ha por- storm, Lone Star, Last Chanc ax tribu- Sucker State. THu. qf1%NTANA was first located by J. R. Kemper and after re-located by Barney Hill 1o, John Burke, is a gold-bearin miac: their first assay was seven hundred a nI sixty nu., dolars per ton that } M 'at. ofeen feet. The ii . 10 Iolter, La k atial *!WP'' '&inpany .ti retaiP n t ppt6I under the name of the Maginnis Mm ing Company. They have a fine mill just below the mine, in active oppera r tion every day and giving good satis e fation. The mine and mill is sell e and ably managed by A. M. Esler. Montana No. a, is an extension of st the Montana and joins the Ke) stone on the west. The ouner. Willian I. of Nelson and Charles Young, have sunt 'g a shaft to feet and have a vein thret ' feet in width and widening rapidly 't Ore is free-milling gold and silver. COLLAR MINE. side Tile Collar mine, about one and a t iples from Maiden. isbsin e ot'sd '' the Collar It WW II Partla ' fret 6 n *. and lime, Wk. th re and "row,::. incor!Norated last fall. C. Omh sprsdnS il tn rihha 1retdet S. Ltot t Paul. treasurer. W. M. dent fu agent and manager. f Supernatendent. The 8arl connsit of a Lunnel 350 rdw sI r', ht angle to the vein, and a shaf t 19 feet deepI tonne lng aith the tunnel.f M,.\ 70 and 120 feet, and on the level of bi I-the tunnel, lateral drifts are being run on the course of the vein, and are to le 'r Af connected before the ndl starts so as I° .) to furnish the requisite bloc ks of ore to r inure a continuous run of the mill hy A larg ore house as being constructed le at the mouth of the tunnel to which l 1l io connected four ore bins of a capa ct:ity of 50 tons. owA odouble trac l id tramway, aSoo feet long takes the ore heto the mill. A ao-stamfl) mill, with all Cn the latest improvements, made by Fraser in & Chalmers, of Chicago, is being rapid sh ly put in running order. This mill has ng 85o pound stamps, a pans, 6 settle; re, and will use the Boss process as long sve as the ore remains free. It is expected that ~.alde a iitIl lc eoe awakened bythe h ni ndre thue b sound of the ai tlc betore the middle Ra of October. At ont I c. nie.. are ravid gaged int the dllfferent (.arts of teir mine. A sai'piliug mill is Al' and nected with the .taiul mill. w. prO l5ctor can ha' a mi!1 runs dislmaots. which help 50.so 1' in sae of a mine, or the I rere his ore of any grade in arm lJones, np, the Deter, hay tan c asted the .p69 d Ho which they have ata ore pect, basi a shalt Mtv fee' owned by Kemper, I. Chas. Wimn and Chas.s The same parties also have a mine appfOZtfltt called the The Bamo Chief is lc north-west side of whaj tCause yus s[a anid Henry The Mot Consoliday Kucky, Ifar in everbur k are ownedby-L ,. nDrydenCol, Murphy, Conoly .and othefs. The Monte Crito, is aso o clo.'e. is a silver-producing mane - . ing the Mother Green on the o w east and was the property Joh ;d Peck, Arthur B .s, and others. Ira at Snow, E. A. Erwii he have several ,le sides of Alpine th, is the Bullion, cart ge and joining the W mb north-west and th - extension of the 1w tn across the gulch IraG .1 % the and Charles Bessey n vep jointly interested in th, , ilw Crow Girl and ' "nit c : h, Iade, I a fine body ," iorI Brainerd ,v ,bn & t ctf have investe' ir re ,ca 1 f notes pen, among which is A.6 .,r. " " ail- and Kentucky Favwnf' and have struck and lauh,. ser prospects. The tiiidh C. R. Williams , i" hat eth it the> an d Cone l3 ýo~Tm pc. 'rt ra. gale an e Mm- vein, contamming no relta mill is situated in Cone Butte Dist opera- also the Silver Tip, which is an satis- .ion of the St. Paul lode. "ell' (raham, David Jinks, r.uk R er. anti ethers are identi irllo witht ~ ion of interests of the Judith ;.ld .n i ,stone ('onip in) , and (:ratain and ' o gA~ss e sunk cer Lodes, which will ~.c n :ed ' G three a few lays as negotiat ,, u ,tSc apidly. way in connection with E er. icon of Overland. The $s Spencer are situated on side of Crystal nunted, rcc ( . W oktt ha'e M the Montana oil the the Treasurer Box ;-. T. M. arlhs Rh Inc k, loran rapert an it thre oi, trespect dent Ian Io 1olverine, 'v oth, ashagty nb m~ent AP k ucee4 tipe trtne by Ti' ý1"F e level of lies south or di Qs +r tare to besame character an ar stos large and well defined vein,, ofoe Oon it twenty or thirty feet hdut mdsome arrangements toward I the mill.' ,aeslln ortion to C. 0. tumg or sliiaF Js ot ustruc Davis. Just north I t which the African Lyon Ifa caps- nr" rich. It is ible track ga h. i ees the ore .m an. i, with all n n e c~ae ing rapid sucrk 1 ~t te. 6 settles A ne as long was 1ocat issexpectedanF . ted bmy the It shows a larg col the middle ` lim'atiand H in i are I its of ans