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[THE WALLACE MINER Stockholders Metal Quotations WILLFIND MINING NEWS AND COMPANY NOTICES OF INTERE8T TO THEM IN THE WALLACE MINER Load, $8.05. Spelter, $9.12(/2. Copper, $26. Silver, f 141ft. NO. 40. VOL. XII. WALLACE, IDAHO, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1918. FIVE CENTS A COPY 0 Interstate - Callahan Operations in October WANT MEN JFOk MINE Big Shoot of High Grade Zinc on No. 9 Level—Chicago Boston Deal h EN ARE being put on at the Interstate-iCallahan mine as rapidly as they can be ob tained, and mine production has been resumed after a suspension of several months, during which per iod development work was continued steadily, resulting in large additions to the known ore reserves. It will of course require considerable time to secure an adequate force underground, •the difficulty due to the general labor shortage being Intensified by the epi demic of Influenza, gress is being made and the output will be steadily increased until nor may production is reached. The mill i3 now running exclusively on ore from the mine, the remainder of the big tailings pile, upon which the mill has been running for sevefal months, having been abandoned until spring when weather conditions are more favorable for handling it. While the mill was running on tailings exclu sively the shipments by the Inter M However, pro state-Callahan were naturally greatly reduced. It is expected that this month will show a substantial In crease, and It Is hoped by the first of the year to bring shipments up to be tween 5000 and 6000 tons per month. October Operations. During the month of October the Interstate-Callahan company shipped 2.666,452 pounds of zinc, 73,840 pounds of lead, and 1331 ounces of silver, as compared with September shipments of 2,513,381 pounds of zinc, 62,222 pounds of lead and 990 ounces of sil ver. This product came exclusively from tailings impounded at a time when the mill was not equipped to ' make a close recovery. Development work in the mine has proved most satisfactory, one of the most important disclosures being on the No. 9 level, where a continuous ore shoot has been proved for a dis tance of 225 feet and the whole face n p the drift is In high grade zinc ore. During the month of October the crosscut from No. 6 level cut the Nip sic vein at a point 1000 feet below the upper Nipslc workings, showing ore I that assayed 25 per cent lead and 7.7 ounces silver. Takes Over Chicago-Boston. It is understood that in taking-over control of the Chicago-Boston com pany, John A. Percival was acting for the Interstate-Oallahnn company, of which he is president. * work will begin on the Chicago-Bos ton property Is not known, the chief obstacle to immediate operations be ing the difficulty in getting miners. It may lie stated authoritatively that the work will begin at the earliest possi ble date and the development of the property will be pushed with energy characteristic of the Interstate-Calla han company. Just' when SWEENEY MILL. May Work Big Tailings Dump—Is Now Being Remodelled. The Sweeney mill, taken by the Hunker Hill when the Federal turned tlie Last Chance mine aver. Is being remodelled at this time and tests will be made on the huge tailings dump at the plant with a view of retreating thousands of tons of material which have gone through the concentrator I (lining the past 20 years, says the 'Wardner-Kellogg News, ern facilities for effecting a saving of values, such as did not obtain when the greater portion of the dump was made, It Is probable that a profit may be realized from a working of the en tire pile. The Sweeney mill will also available for custom work when the new equipment Is Installed. The mill lias a daily capacity of 500 tons. With mod be NABOB 8HIP8. Pine Creek Property Now on tho Productive List. The Nabob company, on Pine creek, * 19s °he 4-horse team hauling ore to the railroad, making one trip a day ar >il hauling 3% or 4 tons a trip. This ls Hie only company that is shipping ° n Pine creek. The wagon road Is Vei W had and it Is difficult to get over 11 with a load. This situation ls not new ' f or the deplorable condition of H'e Pine creek wagon road has long e * n a standing reproach to this pros perous county. IDAHO-NEVADA. Plan* for Development When tion* Are More Favorable. The Idaho-Nevada Exploration pany, which has a bond on the Castle Hook on Placer creek, hits levied assessment of 2 mills meet Incideatal expenses, to the stockholders Condi - com an per share to In a letter A. E. Knudtsen, president, gives assurance that steps are being taken to secure capital to resume development of the property and expects to be successful as business conditions the effects of the war. The letter fol lows: as soon recover from It has been found necessary to levy another small assessment to provide funds for the payment of current bills, the salary of a watchman at the pany's property, a second payment of $200 to mortgagees, and a cash bal ance to be used in raising the needed capital to open the mine along the lines set forth in the report of Rush J. Wfhlte, mining engineer. "The cost of development under the present conditions renders it impossi ble to do any active work at this time, but every effort is being made to in terest capitalists who will be able and willing to open up the property large scale when labor and materials are less urgently needed by the gov ernment, consequently reducing the cost of operation." oom on a LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN. Crosscut Will Be Continued Until the Vein Is Reached. According to the Wlardner-Kellogg News, splendid reports are coming from the work at the Lookout Moun tain property, opposite Beeler, where a crosscut tunnel is being driven to open the ore exposed in the upper workings'at a vertical depth of about 300 feet. The lower tunnel is now in 250 feet with the face In well miner alized quartzite, stringers are shown cutting the for mation, evidently coming from the vein some distance ahead. A flow of water was also encountered in the work last week. The Lookout prop erty is attracting much attention from mining men, the surface showing a 25-foot ledge, carrying rich carbon ates of lead, bfeing very much similar to the upper workings of the Cale donia and Tyler properties. Contracts were let last week to continue the work in the lower crosscut without Interruption until the main vein is uncovered. Several carbonate Rockwoll Visits Wallace. I. E. Rockwell, of Bellevue, presi dent and manager of the Minnie Moore Mines company, was registered at the Samuels hotel this week. The Minnie Moore Is one of the famous mines of the Wood River district, and is still a producer of lead-silver and zinc ores. Mr. Rockwell is well known throughout Idaho both as a successful mine operator and as an ar dent republican, having been a lead er in several sessions of the legisla ture. WHY DON'T SHE? (Early Wayland Bowman) Oh, Idaho, my Idaho, I am sure In love with you! hills, your splashing rills, your wood land aisles where sunbeams Alter through. where you are—I've chased around a lot; but there is no place with the charm and grace that you, my love, have got. Where the Salmon glides and the Lemhi slides my heart with rapture thrills; when I stroll along and absorb their song my Joy swells up and spills. Where the Tetons tow er in tha evening hour and the rose tints flood each peak, I gaze In awe, while my gum I chaw, and darned If can speak. Where the old Snake roars over chasm floors and Shoshone With your tawny I've wandered far from makes her Jump, I Just gasp for breath on that brink of death while I feel my gizzard thump. Wlhere the Sawtooths climb to heights sublime and old Hydman lifts his head I stand and stare at the marvels there till you'd think that I was dead. Where the Payettes glint and these brown eyes squint at the sun gems on tfielr breast I Just dream away through night and day and rest and rest and rest. softly' purls as she slips out to the sea, drift and drift through the forest rift while fancy ranges free. Where the iCoeur d'Alene spreads her liquid plain In the twilight afterglow there's a call I hear 'bout twice a year and bet your boots I go— Oh, Idaho, Where the St. Joe curls and you dear Idaho, with your laurel green, your golden sheen over Aelds and plains and mountain camps, you're as fair, my love, as the stars above—but why don't you buy those Stamps? Mineral Rights. Wlhere the ownership of minerals underlying land has been separated from that of the sur by a conveyance face, possession of the surface does not necessarily carry with It posses sion of the underlying minerals, mining of coal by a grantee of the surface of the land, although for such time as to give him title to the coal In place by adverse possession, did not give him title to oil and gas deposits not then known to exist as against a prior grantee of the mineral rights In the land. Kentucky Block Channel Coal Co. v. Sewell (Ky.) 249 Federal, The 840. Right Makes Might (Rev. D. M. Helmlck) The crowning day of peace has come to stay; The noise of bitter strife has died away. Where'er the Sun sends out his glorious light, Or stars shine forth with radiant smile for all And sing a song of hope that will not down; There all the sons of men will wear the crown Of true democracy, and mark the fall Of kings' audacity that "might makes right." The cannon's roar has been forever hushed; The shout of troops that Into battle rushed Is heard around the world, and in that fight Was settled for all time that man is free To have his place with others in the Sun And wear his laurel when the race Is run. No usurpation, neither tyranny Can hold against the truth of "Right Makes Might." Old Glory waves today without a stain;_ Her peaceful blue can all earth's stars contain. Her red of sacrifice and spotless white Have carried hope throughout the big round world; Hope to tli' oppressed of earth's yeomanry With Right triumphant over land and As by the winds her beauty is unfurled, O, blessed harbinger of "Right Makes Might." sea Official Count in Shoshone Coun ty Confirms Republican Victory ESTERDAY THE commission ers completed the official count of the votes cast In Sho-JR. shone county in the election on November 6. The official returns show some slight changes in the un official figures, but In no case were they sufficient to change the result of the election as heretofore announced. Much Interest centered upon the con test between E. W. Miller, republican. and John Bollinger, democrat, candi dates for commissioner in the second district. Miller was 14 votes ahead with Government precinct unreport ed. This precinct gave Bollinger a majority of 9, which reduced Miller's final majority to 5. The official result Is here given, with the majority in each contest: Y STATE. U. S. Senator—Long Term. W. E. Borah, R. F. L. Moore, D U. S. Senator—Short Term. 2714—1147 1567 2203— 169 F. R. Gooding, R J. F. Nugent, D Representative in Congress. 2044 2556— 879 B. L. French, R L. I. Purcell, D a 1677 Justice of Supreme Court. 3112 Alfred Budge Governor. .2918—1538 D. W. Davis, R H. F. Samuels, D Lieutenant Governor. 1380 .2606—1066 C. C. Moore, R O. G. Zuck, D 1540 Secretary of State. 2581— 965 R. O. Jones, R W. A. Fife, D 1616 State Auditor. 2298— 462 E. G. Gallett, R 1836 W. P. Rice, D State Treasurer. 2112— 80 J. Wi Eagleson, R E. L. Parker, D .. 2032 Attorney General. 2388— 656 R. L. Black, R B. A. Cummings, D .1732 Superintendent Public Instruction. Ethel E. Redfleld, R . , Inspector of Mines. R. N. Bell, R ... W. J. J. Smith, D 3156 1918 2325— 407 COUNTY. Judge of District Court. 3438 W. W. Woods Stats Senator. 2022 H. C. McAllister, R T. R. Mason, D _ 2233— 211 State Representatives. BACK FROM SHIPYARD. Pioneer Mining Engineer Returns for a Home Visit. While In Seattle last July on private business, George R. Trask, of this city, mining engineer, responded to the call for business and professional men to take employment In the shipyards on account of the shortage of labor. He found the employment both agreeable and proAtable and has been on the Job ever since. He returned home a few days ago for a visit with Mrs. Trask and It is probable he will re turn to Seattle, although he has not fully decided to do so. ployed In the yard owned by the Skin & Eddy company, the largest ship building concern which has the record In the United States for rapid ship construction. Mr. Trask says there is no Indication of a suspension of ship building by the companies having government con tracts, and he has reliable Information that Skinner & •ddy have govern ment work that will keep the yard busy for many years. This company is engaged exclusively In steel con struction, turning out both war and merchant ships. « He Is em ner on the coast and « |A. H. Featherstone, R H. W. Splnsby, R . E. Thomas, R ... E. W. Miller, R . John Bollinger, D D. E. Keys, R . C, A. Solberg, D H. A. Rogers, R J. C. Glahe, D . 2326 1859 2111 .2192 1902 1855 Commissioner—1st District. F. S. Rowe, R J. F. Murphy, D Commissioner—2nd District. L. S. Harrison, D E. P. Krlbs, D .. H. W. Wlalster, D .2248— 212 .2036 2142— 5 2137 Commissioner—3rd District. 2344— 392 1952 Clerk District Court. 2161— 88 2073 Sheriff. 2279— 220 J. H. Scott, R R. H. Pfell, D 2059 Treasurer and Tax Collector. J. F. Ferguson, R C. S. Degler, D .. 2141— 61 2080 Probate Judge. D. H. DeLong, R R. E. Wenlger, D Superintendent Public Instruction. S. Annette Bowman, R ....1737 Mary J. Barnes, D 1987 2300— 313 2495— 758 Assessor. W. H. Herrick, R J. P. Hawk, D ... 2880—1468 1412 Coroner. a J. *R. Bean, R 2042 G. S. Lesher, D 2223— 181 Surveyor. D. M. Falres, R J. P. Hall, D .. 1967 2207— 240 Prosecuting Attorney. J. L. Fitzgerald, R H. J. Hull, D .... \ 2042 2229— 187 Constitutional Amendments. To hold constitutional convention; Yes, 708; no, 2128. Majority against, 1420. To permit municipalities and coun ties to become stockholders In and give Ananclal aid to fair associations: Yos, 668; no, 2000. Majority against, 1332. To abolish office of state superin tendent of public instruction: Yes, 1528; no, 1298. Majority for, 230. To limit Indebtedness of state to 1 per cent of assessed value of all tax able property: Yes, 763; no, 1820. Ma jority against, 1057. iTo provide that cooperative associ ations be not governed by law gov erning voting for officers of corpora tions: Yes, 588; no, 1895. Majority against, 1307. / ANCHOR. I Compressor Being Installed at Load Property Near Murray. The Anchor Mining company, of which Mike Melley, a pioneer miner of Murray, Is the controlling owner, will soon be equipped with a compressor driven by electric power. The equip ment Is now being installed dnd the power line Is being extended by the Washington Water Power, chor Is a lead-silver property and re cent visitors to the mine state that a splendid showing of ore has been de veloped. The An Mining Machinery—Removal. Where a mining lease gave the les see the right to remove his machinery at the termination of the Iense, and It was left on the ground and extensively repaired by the lessor for a period of six months from and after the can cellation of the lease, the lessee and his creditors were held to have for feited their interest. therein. Him v. Brock (Ark.) 202 Southwsterti, 36. On all transports carrying 1 Ameri can soldiers the American Library as sociation provides magazines and books for the use of the soldiers. 1 EDWARDS FELL FIGHTING. News Came While Nation Was Cele brating Victory. In the midst of the Joyous shouts of victory and the anticipated happiness of a welcome home to our heroic boys, the news wus flashed to Mr. and Mrs. H. V. Edwards, of this city that their son, Hersehel V. Edwards, Jr., had been killed in action. It was a crush ing blow, one that has excited the sincere sympathy of every Citizen. Hersehel Edwards volunteered before the first draft, enlisting in the mar ines. In the training camps he soon distinguished himself ns a marksmen, winning two medals. Ills regiment wns among the first to go to France and his letters told in an unpreten tious manner the glorious record of the fighting marines, a record of which he was justly proud and which he helped to make. Ho was in Hie famous fight at Chateau where the marines drove back Huns with Tli lorry. the terrilic slaughter and which marked the beginning of the German retreat and was the forerun ner of the great brateil when the news victory being cele camo of his death. Hersehel Edwards was 25 years of nge, and was well known in this community where he had been associated with his father in mining operations. He was a devoted son and an ardent American, and his heart was in the cause for which he volun teered his services and for which he gloriously gave his life. KENNAN MINING COMPANY. Work for tho Present Is Confined to the Tungsten Vein. The property of the Kennan Mining company, on Pony gulch, will he de-* veloped all winter. At this time work Is confined to the tungsten vein, which has now been stripped for a distance of upwards of 70 feet, showing it to be about 12 feet wide, with tungsten ore (scheellte) distributed through it to an extent that makes practically the entire showing a commercial pro duct. A shaft will be sunk on tile vein to further prospect it. The Ken nan property is ono of tho largest groups In the district, and In addition to this tungsten vein, includes several gold veins of proved value. Several of the well known lead-silver and zinc veins of the district also cross the property and have been identified by outcrops, but nothing has been done toward their exploration. This will probably be undertaken next spring. The Kennan group was acquired through purchase and location by Col onel Chester T. Kennan S^ul tho com pany organized by him. The control of the company is now under option to John A. Percival and the develop ment work is under the direction of C. W. Newton, manager of the Inter state-Callahan. MINING ALONG THE RIVER. Two Properties Being Developed North of Medimont. A. D. Burrows, employed at the Hecla mine, took a trip down the river last week during the period of recup eration from an attack of the "flu" for the double purpose of killing time and a deer. He was successful in the first only. He learned while at Medi mont that Titus Blessing, who owns mining property about two miles north of Medimont, has two men em ployed driving a crosscut which should cut the vein at a depth of 200 feet In about ten feet. The vein lias a strong iron capping and a shaft sunk sev eral years ago to a depth of about 20 feet shows good values In lead, cop per, silver and gold. On the Red Horse,- another well known property In that vicinity, a drift Is being run under contract by Andrew Razor, been quite extensively developed, the values being copper and gold. This property has RAILROAD RIGHT OF WAY. O.-W. R. A N. Representatives Estim ating Value. J. D. Zurcher, representing the O. W. R. & N. company, with two as sistants, is here engaged in fixing the value of the right of way of the com pany In this county. The transfers of right of way to the company are gen erally for a consideration of $1, most of them for 200 feet, but some for on ly 100. The purpose of the Investiga tion Is to obtain the actual value Ave A similar Investigation years ago. was made by representatives of the government last year soon after the railroads were taken over. Just what the object Is In making these Investi gations by both the company and the government Is not known, but it Is presumed to have something to do with the guaranteed earnings and also the ultimate ownership of the rail roads by the government. Minerals Separation. A Washington dlspajch of Novem ber 11 States that the supreme court agreed to review proceedings brought by the Minerals Separation company, Limited, to restrain the Butte & Su perior Mining company from Infring ing on a patented process. The trial court upheld the charges and awarded approximately $10,000,000 The circuit court of appeals reversed the decision. damages. Long Delayed Work May Now Be Completed TURNER IN THE EAST Belief Expressed That Pres ent Work is Due to His Renewed Efforts ItAY OF hope for the early completion of the branch rail road penetrated the gloom of Pine creek the first of the week, when several construction cap were sidetracked on the spur and ' about 25 men started to work repair ing tile track. When the flood came last winter the branch was under construction and about two and one half miles of track had been complet ed. This was badly washed out and tlie main line track of the O.-W. R. & A N. was so badly damaged that traf fic was suspended for several week3. Bud weather added to tho complica tions, with the result that further construction was suspended until spring. In tho meantime the govern ment took over the railroads, which was followed by a general suspension of new construction. Pine creek was luird lilt. .Mining operations bused upon tho expectation of early trans portation facilities were suspended, and Pine creek soon lapsed into a condition of "innocuous desuetude," to use tho language of a great democrat who knew how to describe democratic times. Turner Takes a Hand. Finally ex-Senator George Turner, of Spokane, who is some democrat himself, and who is heavily interested in Pine creek, being president of the Constitution Mining company, went to Washington to present the Pine creek situation to Mr. MCAdoo, direct or general of railroads. He brought back the bacon and orders were Is sued to invite bids for the comple tion of tho Pine creek branch. After much delay a satisfactory bid was re ceived, the figure being almost double the original estimate, which was $300,000. But before tills bid could be approved, signed, sealed and deliver ed, tlio advance in the cost of labor and material gave the contractor cold feet, so he added another $300,000 to his bid. This would figure out about $100,000 per mile, which naturally chilled the feet of Senator Turner's good friend McAdoo, who, In the lan guage of the street, replied "nothing doing." This seemed to settle the fate of Pine creek until the restoration of that uncertain period commonly known as normal conditions. Turner Is No Quitter. But Senator Turner Is a resource ful man. Conceding that this bid was far too high, it did not necessarily follow that no other plan could be de vised by which the branch could be built for less. A month or six weeks ago Senator Turner went back to Washington. What representation he made to the director general of rail roads, or whether he made any at all, Is not known. But It Is known that men are now engaged In reconstruct ing the two miles of the road built last fall and that there Is no apparent reason for doing so unless it Is the Intention to extend it at least two and a half miles further to Beeler at the forks of the creek. That would bring it within easy reach of much timber awaiting transportation and within four miles of the Constitution mine and within three miles of the Douglaiu Or It may be that this repair work will be followed by the completion of the branch as surveyed to the Con stitution. It is recalled that Just pri or to leaving for the east Senator Turner was accompanied to Pine creek by E. J. Roberts, of Spokane, a railroad builder and engineer of note, who made a close inspection of the right of way. Possibly the ray of hope that has penetrated Pine creek will soon be followed by full realiza tion. Ex-Senator Turner returned to Spokane yesterday and is quoted as saying that plans are being worked out which he Is confident will result in the completion of the Pine creek railroad at an early date. It is there fore believed that the work now being done is a preliminary step toward the extension of the line to the Constitu tion mine. Established 53 years ago the Sal vation Army Is operating in 63 coun tries today and serving the allied ar mies under constant shell fire.