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THE WALLACE MINER! Metal Quotations WILL FIND MINING NEWS AND COMPANY NOTICES OF INTEREST TO THEM IN THE WALLACE MINER Lead, $8.05. Spelter, $9.12 l /2. Copper, $26. Silver, $1.01'/g. NO. 39. VOL. XII. WALLACE, IDAHO, TH URSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1918. FIVE CENTS A COPY OPEN NEW OUTLET E Must Have More ore for Northport Smelter CROSSCUT TO SHERMAN Reduced Output From Her cules-Ore Not so Good in Lower Workings OMR DAY the ore from the Tam arack & Custer may be deliver ed to the mill through the Hum mingbird tunnel of the Hercules. While nothing is known of the plans of the Day interests, which control both these properties, there are cei - tain conditions regarding the opera tion of the Tamarack which would evidently make an outlet on Ganyon creek desirable, and at the same time certain work is reported to have been started in the Hercules which appears to be designed to provide this outlet. The Tamarack mill is situated at Black Bear, on Canyon creek, and is connected with the mine by a two mile tramway across the divide be tween Canyon creek and Nine Mile. The tramway has its limitation, which is far below the possible output of the mine and is not equal to the capacity of the mill. These, to say nothing of the possible annoyances and delays incident to operating a tramway of that length across a high divide, are sufficient to induce the Tamarack to seek a- permanent outlet easily ac cessible to the mill and which will en able the company to increase its out put corresponding to its known large ore reserves. It is claimed that it would require ten years with the present facilities to exhaust the ore now blocked out in the Tamarack. The present ore shoot is known as the Custer, and although this is a won 5 derful ore body, it is stated by those familiar with the property that the greatest ore showing will be found in the Crown Point claim, east of the Custer, and which has not been touched in underground development. Tunnel Via Sherman. Among the recent acquisitions of t-he Days is the Sherman Develop ment company, soon to be known as the Sherman Lead company, property consists .of two claims, Union and Sherman and possibly a fraction, lying end to end along the south line of the Hummingbird claims which form part of the Hercules group. The west end of the Sherman joins the Crown Point claim of the Tamarack & Custer and is unques tionably on the same vein, it is now learned that a crosscut is being run from tlie Hummingbird tunnel, which is the main outlet to the Hercules, to the Sherman vein and it is believed that this is the beginning of a new nutlet for the Tamarack, that when tlie Sherman vein is encountered It will be followed through to the Tam That this crosscut is not in This the mack. ttnded primarily to develop the Sher is indicated by the fact that the ild Hidden Treasure tunnel, the ele vation of which is hardly more than MO feet below the Hummingbird level, man is being extended to the Sherman ore body. Need More Ore. It was stated in a Spokane paper tlie other day that the Northport smelter, owned by the Days, was able to operate only one furnace, due to tlie shortage of ore from the Day mines, that is, the Hercules and Tam arack, and it has since been learned that this condition at the smelter has For several prevailed for some time, months the Hercules mill has been running only two shifts, which has probably been due to the shortage of men which prevented opening up maintain full ore reserves sufficiently to capacity. There appears truth In the report that has been heard for months past that the ore has fail ed to materialize In the lower levels, although there seems to be no doubt that it is of lower grade, having more Iron and its treatment more difficult. While It is probable that the ore will continue for great depth even below the present lowest level, It is evident that the bonanza days of the Hercules ®re gone. The present lowest level of the Hercules Is 1200 feet below the Hummingbird P'imping station has been established and a crosscut is being run to the ore body. to be no the Here tunnel. Increase Tamarack Output. It Is believed that the failure of the Hercules to maintain its large output and the Inability of the Tamarack to K'fatly increase Its production with its present facilities for delivering ore to the mill explain the starting of the crosscut from the Hummingbird tun nel, which will provide a permanent CHICAGO-BOSTON DEAL BEEN DEFINITELY CLOSED. ! The Miner lively that the can state authorita negotiations for the sale of control of the Chicago Boston Mining company has been definitely closed, although unable to give all the details at this time. John A. Percival, president of the lnterstate-Callahan Mining pany, is the whether himself, com purchaser, but he is acting for the lnterstate-Callahan company or for other parties can not be stated at this time, jority of the stock of the A ma company by the bank during the past year, the stipulated price be ing 10 cents per share, and it is expected that payment will be made within the next few day The property is situated on Lake gulch, about from this city, and the fact that a strong organization is to under ake its development is most grat ifying news. has been held in escrow First National s. a mile and a half CUT T01 GENT IHONTHLY MUST RETAIN SURPLUS TO MEET FEDERAL TAX—STATEMENT BY THE MANAGEMENT. Beginning January 5 the monthly dividend rate of the Caledonia Min ing company will be reduced from 3 cents to 1 cent. This announcement was made by Stanly A. Easton, pres ident of the company, in a statement accompanying the dividend checks for November. The statement from Mr. Easton follows: "With this you find financial state ment of your company of date Sep tember 30, 1918. Because of the fail ure to find new ore, and because of decreased output, the earnings for several months past have, as shown by former statements, not equalled amounts disbursed to you in divi dends, and while a very substantial surplus remains in hte treasury of your company, it will be necessary to preserve it to meet federal taxes In June, 1919. Therefore your directors agree to the necessity of a reduction of the present dividend rate of 3 cents per share per month to a rate of 1 cent per share per month, be ginning with the dividend payable on January 5, 1919." Financial and Operating Statement. The financial condition of Caledonia on September 30 follows: Cash in banks, $124,698.07; Liberty bonds, $325,000; due from smelter, $76,868.74, making total cash resources $526, 566.81; less current accounts, $8563.55, leaving a net surplus of $518,003.26. Dividends paid during the year, $703, 350. During the nine months ending Sep tember 30, 1918, Caledonia produced 4,449,280 pounds of lead which re turned $325,375.18; 510,734 ounces of $485,504.17; silver, which returned 70,439 pounds of copper, which return ed $13,943.29. Gross value of output, $824,822.64, less smelter deductions $216,251.58, leaving net value of bul lion, $608,571.06. Cost of mining and shipping, $123,128.40, leaving a net profit for the period $485,442.66. CARRUTHERS KILLED. First Wallace Boy to Fall Fighting in France. Mrs. Margaret Carruthers received from the war department a message yesterday informing lj^r that her son, Henry Carruthers, had been killed In Henry, or "Happy," as he was was a native action. of familiarly called, Wallace, 25 years of age. he entered the service ployed by the Otterson company. He well known and popular young this city to At the time he was em was a man, the first one from fall fighting for his country in France, addition to his mother, who resides he is survived In on Residence street, by a brother, William Carruthers, em ployed by the United Stores company. RAY-JEFFERSON. the Drifting to Start on Vein Cut in Lower Tunnel. The lower tunnel of the Ray-Jeffer mile In length, son, which is about a has cut two veins at a depth of about workings, 1000 feet below the upper both of which are strong, but containing little ore at the One of these, reported very point of Intersection, the same ln which the main ore shoot was found above, will be drifted upon and it Is expected that a large body of commercial ore will soon be develop vein Is presumed to be the of tl.e lnterstate-Callahan. ed. The extension outlet for the Tamarack, enabling that property to measure Its output only by the capacity of the mill to handle it. In the Sherman speed, which will no position to provide a amount of grist for the Day mills. meantime development of the pushed with all doubt soon be in substantial Is being T Election of Congressional and State Tick ets Show People of Idaho to be Safe and Sane NONPARTISAN LEAGUE GETS KNOCKOUT BLOW Republicans of Shoshone County Gain Control of Most Essential Offices — "It Was a Famous Victory >> Latest news from Boise indicate that the contest between Gooding and Nugent for the Short term senator-ship is very close, with Gooding maintaining a small lead. About two-thirds of the vote of the state has been reported, and the republican state com mittee is confident that the final figures will be favorable to Good ing. HE PEOPLE of the state of Idaho have answered in no un certain form the aspersions cast by the president upon the republican party by electing a solid republican delegation to both houses of congress; they have also answered the dis loyal attack made by leaders of the nonpartisan league and saved the state from the disgrace and disaster that would follow radical socialistic control of the state government. The patriotism, loyalty and political sanity of the people were at stake, and they rebuked their defamers in a manner that should make every citizen proud to call Idaho his home. The answer was in the election by large majorities of the republican congressional and state tickets with out exception. sane citizenship. It was notice to the president continue its support of the war in men and money, and that when peace comes the people of this state will be represented in congress by men whose ripe experience in national legislation and in practi cal business affairs, backed by unfailing loyalty to ttie government, insures wise counsel and enlarged influence in solving the many problems of reconstruction which are vital to their happiness and prosperity. It was notice to the irresponsible adventurers from other states that the poison of socialism and sedition could find no abiding place in Idaho; that class legislation was repugnant to the American spirit of the people, and those willing tools who sought public office with the nonpartisan league for sponsor can expect no recognition from the loyal and law-respecting people of Idaho. Gooding and Davis. The attack of the nonpartisan league was especially directed against Frank R. Gooding, candidate for the short term senator ship, and D. W. Davis, candidate for governor. In addition to the vicious and venomous fight made by the nonpartisan league against ex-Governor Gooding, lie also had the national adminis tration to contend with. Every effort was made through federal office holders and agents of the administration to secure the return of Senator Nugent. Mr. Gooding made a magnificent light for the preservation of the good name of Idaho, even to the neglect of his own candidacy, and it is to the great credit of the people of the state that he was elected. With almost equal viciousness was the attack of the nonpartisan league upon the character of D. W. Davis, and the splendid majority given him shows that the people realized the malicious character of the attacks and were determined to vindicate him. T It was a victory for loyal Americanism and safe and that Idaho will Splendid Business Administration. Every man on the republican ticket will prove an element of strength to the administration headed by D. W. Davis. They are men of high character in the communities in which they live and possess qualifications for the respective positions which insure an honest, faithful and efficient administration, one that will be duly recognized by the people of Idaho and that will result in intrench ing the republican party in control of the state. Especially is tlie election of John W. Engleson as state treasurer a matter of con gratulation. The democrats made a hard fight for their candidate for treasurer, and some republicans opposed Eagleson because they wrongfully accused him of being obligated to the nonpartisan league. But Mr. Eagleson's personality and splendid record in the treasur er's office easily overcame all opposition. Republican Victory in the County. victory in Shoshone personalities, Of no less significance is the republican county. The campaign was exceptionally free front and the result can be construed in no other way than the people were dissatisfied with democratic rule and turned to the republi ifficial incompetency, partiality and lax They were convinced through can party for relief from ity in the enforcement of the laws, years of experience that the county government has been domin ated by an influence that is Inimical to tlie best interests of the people of the county. By tlie result of the election the republicans gain complete control of the county government, and the personnel of the successful candidates gives assurance that county affairs will be administered economically, but with a high standard of business capacity, and with absolute fairness to the people of all sections of the county. under date of November 1, by R. R. Lounsbury, general freight agent, and F. W. Robinson, traffic manager of the O.-W. R. & N., is of Interest* In this Wim. R. agent Ore., trans district the over the abolished and SKEY IN PORTLAND. Popular Railroad Man Has Important ' Position in Portland. The following official order issued district. "Effective November 15, Skey Is appointed general freight department, Portland, with office at 601 Wells Fargo build ing, succeeding C. H. Dexter, ferred." Skey was formerly freight and passenger agent of company for the Coeur d'Alene dis trict, with headquarters In this city. After the government took railroads the position he held, as well all other similar positions in the Mr. as railway service, was Mr. Skey was made what might be called a convoy to troops bound for Camp Lewis over the O.-W. R. & N. Later he was engaged in spe lines. clal work as assistant to the traffic in Portland, which position manager he now holds and from which he will to his new position. go Entering the j I Richard Daxon, manager of the i „ , . ., ] <ir ox ' " 0 as ,f,tn con IU 11 ■ home for the past week or two with I j influenza, stated yesterday evening I that a telephone message from the j mine announced that the crosscut from the winze had broken through the footwall and disclosed consider able lead ore. The round that show el up the ore also brought with It a large flow of water, making it neces sary to provide for pumping before pioceeding further. The last 40 feet of the crosscut had not been timbered and it was decided to protect this ground also before continuing. This had been completed yesterday and It is understood that the shift last night resumed work in the face. The point where the ore was struck is 120 feet south of the winze, being consider ably further than anticipated, due ev idently to a change in the dip. It is expected that the crosscut will have been extended sufficiently before the next issue of the Miner to permit a full description of the ore body. TARBOX. Crosscut From Winze Ore Shoot. MEN ARE BEING PUT ON AT INTERSTATE-CALLAHAN. For several months underground work at the lnterstate-Callahan mine has been confined to devel opment work while the mill has been engaged in handling the big tailings dump. Reports from the mine this morning indicate that extraction of ore is soon to be gin, as men are being employed for underground work. A large amount of ore has been out, and it is expected that be tween the tailings yet remaining to be worked and ore from the mine, the mill will soon be run ning up to normal capacity. When it becomes known that mining is being resumed, it is probable that many old employes of the Inter state-Callnhnn will return to their former places. L USE STAR PUT TWO SHIFTS WILL EXTEND THE CROSSCUT—DEVELOPMENT FUNDS ON HAND. Oscar Nordquist, manager of the Old Hickory Mining company, stated yesterday evening that lie had just concluded arrangements with E. li. Mofflt, of this city, president and manager of the Star Mining company, by which the Old Hickory company will have the use of the Star com pressor, blacksmith shop, boarding house, and in fact all facilities at the Star that will be required in the op erations of the Old Hickory. Hiis arrangement was contemplated when work started a few weeks ago on the property, and its consummation places the Old Hickory company in tine position for the prosecution of tlie work. The arrangement becomes effective at once and another shift will he put on immediately, making two shifts. The air pipe line already connects the Star compressor with the Old Hickory tunnel, the distance being hardly 1000 feet. The We Like cabin at the portal of the tunnel which Is now occupied will be used lor a dry house, while the men will be quartered at the Star. Company Financed. Within the last few weeks Mr. Nordquist states that $10,000 has been placed in the treasury of the Old Hickory company through the sale of treasury stock, and this fund insures vigorous development. 'The Old Hick ory ground is situated on the west slope of Chloride hill, and joins the famous You Like on the summit. The plan of development is the extension of the We Like tunnel, which had been driven 600 feet, to cut the Old Hickory vein about midway of the claim and at a depth of about 500 feet, then exploring the vein by drift ing east and west. The distance to be run is estimated at about 250 feet and the work Is being done under contract. The use of the Star plant will enable the contractors to make rapid progress. The vein has been disclosed on the surface the length of the claim, showing high values in silver and some lead, and being on the extension of the You Like vein, the discovery of a wonder fully rich ore shoot is confidently ex pected. Oscar Nordquist is president and manager of the company, (). A. Olin is vice president and Harry Ross is secretary-treasurer. Other stock holders are Conrad Wolfle, J. H. Boyd, H. C. Lambach, J. M. Fitzpatrick, C. D. Roberts, Dr. Oscar Stenberg and Frank C. Bailey, all of Spokane; C. L. Herrick, of Mullan, and John S. Ba ker, of Tacoma. full Letter From Fred Candee. Captain F. P. Candee, the well known Grand Army veteran of ttiis city, received a letter this week from |bis son, Fred Candee, who is in the signal corps of the army serving somewhere in France. An interesting part of his letter tells of his experi once ln handling carrier pigeons which are used extensively by the allied armies ln carrying messages. Mr. c an( j ee has charge of a pigeon loft and is entrusted with the dispatch and receipt of all messages conveyed by pigeons in one of the most iinport ant sections of the war zone. KILLED IN ACTION. H. A. Rogers Receives News of Death of Second Brother. A telegram received last Tuesday by Harry A. Rogers conveyed the news of the death of his half-brother, Lewis Rogers, of Winterset, Iowa. The in formation was conveyed to his family by the war department, simply giving the fact that he was killed in action somewhere in France. Lieutenant Rogers sailed for France last April with the Iowa National guard. His brother, Lieutenant Ned Rogers, was an officer in the same regiment and was killed In action last July, news of which was received by Harry Rogers last September. Win Notable Vic tory Over Dem cratic Machine ROWE BEATS MURPHY Scott Overcomes Pfeil With Decisive Majority and Rogers Routs Glahe won a de HF REPUBLIC AjNS cislve victory in Shoshone eoun they did not gain every olttee, they took all the While ty. big ones and gained'absolute control tire county government. They lost the,state senntorshlp, but won two of the three members of the lower house. They have the sheriff, two coitunls xioners certain and the third almost assured, auditor and recorder, treas urer and assessor. E. W, Miller, of Kellogg, is leading Bollinger in the second district for commissioner and is not believed that tills 'condition can lie changed by the precincts from which no reports have been received. The following figures giving the vote for county candidates are compiled fiom returns received by the republi can county committee and include re turns from all precincts except Avery and Government: COUNTY TICKET. State Senator. Harry C. McAllister, It. R. Mason, D . .1993 .2190 Representatives. H. Featherstone, R. Lester S. Harrison, I) . Edwin P. Kribs, D . Henry W. Splnsby, R ...... Richard E. Thomas, R .... Harry W. Walster, D . Commissioner, 1st District. John F. Murphy, D . Fremont S. Rowe, R ... Commissioner, 2nd District. John Bollinger, D . Edward W. Miller, R . Commissioner, 3rd District. Charles A. Solberg, D . D. E. Keys, R . .. .2280 .. .2162 .1875 .1830 .2078 .1818 ...1990 ...2206 2099 2109 . . . .1918 ....2303 Auditor and Recorder. . . . .2035 John C. Glahe, 1) . Harry A. Rogers, R . Sheriff. Robert H. Pfeil, I) . Jeptha H. Scott, It . T reasurer. Claude S. Degler, 1) . John F. Ferguson, R . Probate Judge. It. E. Wenlger, D . David H. DeLong, R . School Superintendent. Mary J. Barnes, D ... Annette Bowman, R .1714 Assessor. James P. Hawk, D . W. H. Herrick, R . Coroner. George S. Leslier, D ... James R. Berm, U . Surveyor. Julius P. Hall, D . Dwight M. Falres, R .... Prosecuting Attorney. H J. Hull, D . John L. Fitzgerald, It . District Judge. William W. Woods . .. . 212(1 . .2043 . .2241 _2044 .2104 . .. .2204 _1991 .2629 .1415 .2816 . .. .2191 .2023 .2169 .1938 .2137 .1999 .3191 STATE TICKET. (The following figures giving the vote on the state ticket in Shoshone county are taken from the Times.) Press United States Senator. 2612 William E. Borah, R ... Frank L. Moore, D . United States Senator. John F, Nugent, D . Frank R. Gooding, R . Representative. .1540 .1988 .2143 L. I. Purcell, D . Burton L. French, R . Judge State Supreme Court. Alfred Budge . 1645 2469 2919 Governor. 1327 H. F. Samuels, D D. W. Davis, R . 2835 Lieutenant Governor. 1479 2531 Oscar G. Zuck, D C. C. Moore, R ... Secretary of State. 1553 W. A. Fife, D . Robert O. Jones, R . State Auditor. 2406 1783 W. P. Rice, D . Edward G. Gallett, R .2219 State Treasurer. Ernest L. Parker, D . Joi n VV. Fagltson. F . Attorney General. B. A. Cummings, D . Roy L. Black, R .. 1990 2039 .1677 2250 Superintendent. Ethel E. Redfield, D-R .3049 Inspector of Mines. WJlliam J. J. Smith, D Robert N. Bell, R . 2259 1862 1 mm *!