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SECTION k ITVE E 1 1 n ny t W f 7 7d 7Sagebrush
tL y r Sagebrush Nevada Has Become a aRhyoljte Second Golden State y
> 7 71Rhyollte
1Rhyollte Rhyoljte and Rush Mountain MountainNevad Nevada a 2 2Comblnatlon Comblnatlon Mill Goldfield Nevada 3 3Jumbo Jumbo Mine Where Millionaires Are Made 4 4Red Red Top Ore Ready for Shipment 5 5Bufldlng Building the Calfente CallenteGoldfleld CalienteGoldfleld Goldffcld Railroad 6 6Prospectors Start From Gold Go1dflold Goldfield
field 7FI 7 Fi Pack Tvt YIi1ns t to o Go GoldfleW I ditoi0t oTht C The r1lJ of theDesert the Desert g Fellow ElIowleeHngMakesUWCI1 Feoi t g Makes ifs Won lr w Kind ieBartlett L Leaang gJ3Jg Big Strike rlk No JoS 8 uh d
BY WING B ALLEN ALLENSometimes ALLENSometimes ALLENSometimes
Sometimes the situation In Nevada is lareferred isreferred iszeferred
referred tQ p as a revival and some sometimes sometimes sometimes ¬
times as an excitement Both are areapt areapt areapt
apt terms The present great mining miningxevlval miningr miningrevival
revival r V1va1 Is a constant excitement In Intho Intho Inthe
tho minds min s of mining men however the thetwo thetwo thetwo
two terms convey different meanings meaningsWherever m meaningsWhorevor anlngs anlngsWherevor
Wherever mineralized rock Is dlscov discovered dlscove dlscovtBd ¬
ered e tBd d which it will pay to mine there Is Isa Isa isa
a mining revival Excitement fol follows tolws foliowa ¬
lows ws when free milling gold ore Is Isfound isfound isf
found f and If the glorious dull yellow yellowmetal yellowmetal yellowmetal
metal can be seen In the rock by the thenaked thenaked thenaked
naked eye excitement grows In propor proportion proportlon proportion ¬
tion to the amount visible visibleThere visibleThere visibleThere
There probably never was a time timewhen timewhen timewhen
when so many rich specimens of gold goldbearing goldbearSng goldbearing
bearing rock were uncovered as during duringthe duringthe duringthe
the past year In Goldfield Seeing It Itmakes itmake itmakes
makes the mouth water tho hope ofowning of ofowning atownIng
owning some of It < Incites all the pas passions pasBlons passions ¬
sions of the human hum n race raceTonopah raceTonopah raceTonopah
Tonopah Is now five years old Gold Goldfield Goldfleld Goldfield
field Is two years old and Bullfrog isone Is Isone isone
one year old There arc a dozen other othercamps othercam othercamps
cam camps of Importance hrt ortance In Nevada but butthe butthe butthe
the three named hold the greater greateramount greateramount greateramount
amount of popular public Interest InterestPopular InterestPopular interestPopular
Popular publlo Interest could make makea
a mining camp on the th lava beds of ofIdaho ofIciaho ofIdaho
Idaho If It wanted to do so It Is the themainstay themainstay themainstay
mainstay of the mining Industry Halt Halfthe Haltthe Haltthe
the miners would starve were It not for forthe forthe forthe
the public publ1othe the investing public which whichloves whichJoves whichloves
loves to invest in popular camps GuldiIeld Guld Guldfleld GtJ1dlIeld
fleld has not only been the most popu popular popu1ar popular ¬
lar camp In tho publics estimation but butit butIt butit
it has been the hlghgrado camp and andthe andthe andthe
the poor mans camp each feature featureadding te featureadding ture tureadding
adding to its opportunities opportunitiesAfter opportunitiesAtter opportunitiesAfter
After the Thunder mountain fiasco fiascoin
in 190102 the country was ripe for a agenuine ngenuine agenuine
genuine mining ml excitement but even eventhen oventhen eventhen
then Tqnppah suffered from tr m lack of ofattentlori ofattenUon ofhttention
attentlori It took a whole year to get getthe gottbe getthe
the feeling under way and all that thattime thattime thattime
time the mountains in that vicinity vicinitycontained vicinitycontatncd vicinitycontained
contained great veins of ore worth mil millions mll1101s millions ¬
lions upon millions mUl1 ns of dollars Looking Lookingback Looldngback Lookingback
back upon events now It is hard to un understand understand understand ¬
derstand Why so many mau hundreds of ofmen otmon ofmen
men made their way on snowshoes andsufferedall and andsuffered andsuttetod
sufferedall suffered all l1 kinds of f hardships in an aneffort anettort aneffort
effort to reach Thunder mountain mO rtt ln when whenthey whenthey whenthey
they could have reached re ched Tonopah so somuch somuch somuch
much more easily No one that really reallyknew reanykneW reallyknew
knew the truth about Thunder moun mountain mountoln mountain ¬
tain would tell It while mining men menfrom menfrom menfroth
from Tonopah shouted themselves themselveshoarse themselveshonrse themselveshoarse
hoarse In an effort to attract attention attentionand attentionand attentionand
and whether they tf1 thcykti y knew kn w It or not they theywere th theywere Y Ywere
were telling tellii U the tlietrut truth when Wh hefjthey ff they th y Mid Midthere Bnfdthere saidthere
there was as great wealth at Tonopah TonopahRevival TonopahRevival TonopahRevival
Revival Carries Tonopah TonopahThe Tonopahrho
rho Nevada mining mintI1trrei revival lu finally finallygot tinn1lygot finallygot
got under way ° at Tpnopah The Ne Nevada Nevoda Nevada ¬
vada mining rexoiiqment t exeI imepts broke out outwhen outen outwhen
when en Goldfield G01 ft awas was discovered The Thegods Thegods i
gods themselves conspired In favor 6f 6fGoldfield otGoldfield OfGoldfield
Goldfield By B that time Thunder moun mountain mountain mountain ¬
tain was forgotten and the disappoint disappointed ¬
ed were returning even from Klondyke KlondykeColorado KlondykeColorado KlondykeColoradovraeinthe
Colorado Coloradovraeinthe was lnthe In tho midst of its trou trouble trouble trouble ¬
ble with theXunlons tJ1th tiniotis nlot1S Half tho Colorado Coloradomines ColoradomInes Coloradomines
mines wereAclo wer WeraJiclosed < ir6 sea down Probably
5000 000 ColdSadtpmtning Col toldrAd fid n1lnl mining 1g men Joined the theFully theaoldfield theOoldfieldtdnip
Ooldfieldtdnip aoldfield ini1 1e dsFully f fFully
Fully 20tQp OO h hreATdpulated mQt dpulatJd Tonopnh Tonopnhand Tonopnhand Tonopahand
and Goldfleld and finally Bullfrog and anda
a dozen other new camps Ten thou thousand thousand thousand ¬
sand of them made Goldfield their theirheadquarters theirheadquarters theirheadquarters
headquarters and prospected the sur surrounding surroundlnR surrounding ¬
rounding country from there One Onewould OnoWould Onewould
would think that rat atohanes t changed Qhl1n S would wouldfollow wouldfollow mUd mUdfottow
follow in the wake of otao so mighty a amovement a11ovement amovement
movement Strange to say the only onlynoticeable onlynoU onlynotieeable
noticeable noU eable change In the past Bt six sixmonths sixmonths sixmonths
months has been in the contour of the thehills thehUls thehills
hills Mighty dumps have been thrown thrownup thrownon thrownup
up on the t e side of hills and every oV ry small smallblock smaHblock smallblock
block of ground Is perforated with withprospect withprospect withprospect
prospect holes hol s In other otllerordsr ords ordsthe ordsthepppulaUon thepopulation the thepopulation
population of the three camps < has re remained renlalned remained ¬
mained quite stationary stationaryThe stattonaryThe stationaryThe
The majority of the firstcomers re remained remaJrt remained ¬
mained maJrt a large number became b camo discouraged dis discouraged discouraged ¬
couraged early and pulled out for other otherfields othertlelds otherfields
fields but for every man that left there therewas therewas therewas
was a 0 newcomer to take his place A Afew Atew Afew
few are discouraged and still remain remainOne remainOne remainOne
One of this class was as heard to say not notlongt notQn1 notohs
longt Qn1 since that he had been unable to tofind tofind tolind
find anything In Nevada Neva a but that he hecould hecould hecould
could not conceive of more likely likelyground likelyground likelyground
ground to prospect prospectOnce prospectOnce prospcctOnce
Once 0 prospector prospcctQralays always a pros prospector prospeotot prospector ¬
pector IfXa prospector cannot make make3ijs 1T1akeJits makeIiis
3ijs living In Nevada Nei adsl and If here he heoes heto hetoes
to toes oes S not retain reta1nt1w tho thohope hope of fortune
which is the dream of tvery c lery man o ohis ot othis ofhis
his calling where on Gods earth will wllhe w11lhfj willhe
he stand a better show showBoom showBoom showBoom
Boom Is Only Started StartedHow startedHow StartedHow
How many people Joined the Nevada Nevadaexcitement Nevadaexcitement Nevadaexcitement
excitement is unknown but the number num number number ¬
ber was estimated at 20000 last spring springand springand springand
and that figure Is considered ap approximately approximately approximately
proximately correct The census of 190 190gave 1900 1900gave 1900gave
gave the state a population of a n HttUover little HUleover littleover
over 40000 It had over 60000 in 1880 1880The 1880The 1880The
The next census will doubtless show showopulat1on a apopulation a apopulation
population of 70000 at least but as aithat asthat asthat
that enumeration will not be made for foiflve forfive forfive
five years there is no telling how large largtthe largethe largethe
the figure may be For the boom has hasbut hilsbut hasbut
but Just commenced In the Judgment Judgmentof
of many men Enough silver and gold goldhas goldhas goldhas
has been uncovered at Tonopah alone aloneto aloneto aloneto
to occupy the sole attention of every everyworkman ever everworkman everyworkman
workman in the state for an Indefi Indefinitely indefinitely indefinitely ¬
nitely long period of time Twelve Twelvegreat Twelvegreat Twelvegreat
great principal veins of ore have been beendiscovered beeniscovered beendiscovered
discovered there and in a number of ofinstances otInstances ofinstances
instances have been traced for one mile mileIn mUein milein
In length while they doubtless go gogo gogo gogo
go down Into the depths of the earth as asfar nstar asfar
far as It will ever be possible to mine minethem minethem minethem
them It is claimed that all the ore oreso oreso oreso
so far taken out has averaged 80 to tothe tothe i ith
the th ton This beats the Comstock The Thefabulous Thefabulous Thefabulous
fabulous riches extracted by Flood FloodMackay FloodMackay FloodMackay
Mackay Fair and their associates only onlyaveraged onlyaveraged onlyaveraged
averaged 3450 per ton tonWonders tonWonders tonWonders
Wonders of Tonopah MinesThe Mines MinesThe MinesThe
The Mlzpah mine of the Tonopah TonopahMining TonopahMining TonopahMining
Mining company Is the show place of ofthat ofthat ofthat
that camp Down in the depths of ofthat ofthat ofthat
that mine tboy t IY have ore enough blocked blockedout blockedout blockedout
out to keep financiers guessing for foryears foryears foryears
years to come Every day visitors are areshown areshown areshown
shown through The sight would make makeold makeold makeold
old Solomon take heed Imagine if you youcan youcan youcan
can long lon galleries with every eVer few feet feeta
a doorway leading Into treasure rooms roomsAlready roomsAlready roomsAlready
Already enough money has been taken takenout takenout takenout
out of this one mine to build two rail railroads ranroads railroads ¬
roads and to make 100 men rich There Thereare Therearc Thereare
are a half dozen other mines in Tono Tonopah Tonopah Tonopah ¬
pah and In all 1000 men find employ employment employment employment ¬
ment and the lowest wages are 4 per perday perday perday
day Tonopah is a thriving city fast fasttaking fasttaking fasttaking
taking on the airs of that greatest mining min raining minIng ¬
ing city In the World Butte Mont In Inanother Inanother Inanother
another year nothing which can con contribute contribute contribute ¬
tribute to human convenience comfort comfortand comfortandcndncrvouBness comfortandandnervousness
and andcndncrvouBness and nervousness will be lacking lackingIn
In Tonopah It has electric lights rail railroads ranroads railroads ¬
roads telephones and a thousand and andone andone andone
one things which go to make up city citylife cityUte citylife
life and It will soon have street cars carsand carsfind carsand
and pavements These things are be being being being ¬
ing installed 800 miles In the American Americandesert AmerIcandesert Americandesert
desert mind you youIt youIt youIt
It seems hardly the proper way to toput toput toput
put It to suggest that anything has hasheld hasheld hasheld
held or Is holding Tonopah back A Aplace Aplnce Aplaco
place that has made such giant strides stridesIn
In five years can hardly be said to have havebeen havebeen havebeen
been held back and yet it has been beenheld beenheld beenheld
held back Something is the matter matterwith matterwith matterwith
with It Of course the world can con consume conemme consume ¬
sume all the metal It can produce No Noone Noone Noone
one has more than dreamed that there thereifi
ifi enough silver and gold In the world worldto
to supply the demand But it is a 0 fact factthat faotthat factthat
that Tonopah > 1 as trouble disposing of ofUs ofIts ofits
Its ores The T 1t production of metal In Inthe Inthe inthe
the United States seems to have In Increased inor inoreased ¬
creased or ased until there are not enough enoughsmelters enoughsmelters enoughsmelters
smelters to handle It Over In the Salt SaltLake SaltLake SaltLake
Lake Valley there are a lot of smelters smel smelters smelters ¬
ters and the trust and private capital capitalare
are building more as fast as possible possiblebut possiblebut possiblebut
but they will have to hurry By the thetime thetime thetime
time they are or all U In running order they theywont theyWont theywont
wont be able to handle all the Utah Utahproduction Utahproduction Utahproduction
production let alone Nevadas NevadasBut NevadasBut NevadasBut
But this trouble will not be brooked brookedlong brookedlong brookedlong
long It Is at most but a temporary temporaryshadow temporaryshadow temporaryshadow
shadow upon an n otherwise serene as aspect aspect aspect ¬
pect Big men are back of Tonopah TonopahCharles Tono TonopahCharles ah ahCharles
Charles M Schwab Is one of them To Tohelp Tohelp Tohelp
help supply the demand he has Just Justpurchased justpurchns justpurchased
purchased d and will rebuild an old oldsmelter oldsmelter oldsmelter
smelter over on the Pacific coast coastEventually coastE coastEventually
E Eventually he and men like him who whoare whoare whoare
are interested will provide all the thesmelters thesmelters thesmelters
smelters and mills necessary to reduce reducethe redu reducethe e ethe
the ores of Tonopah Goldfield Bull Bullfrog Bullfrog Bullfrog ¬
frog and all the other Nevada camps campsGreater campsGreater campsGreater
Greater Than the Comstock ComstockYes ComstqckYes
Yes Tonopah Is a great camp and andmen andmen andmen
men say it will surpass the Comstock ComstockMany ComstockMany ComstockMany
Many believe that th But suppose It only onlyfloes onlydoes onlydoes
does a a tenth of what the th Comstock Comstockdid
did It will still be great It has a apopulation ao apopulation
population o uladon of about 4000 but Tonopah TonopahIs
Is not the popular camp Goldfleld is
the place people dream about There Thereare Thereare Thereare
are several causes contributing con trtbu 11rtg to thid thidsituation thisituation thiesituation
situation In the first place heavy heavycapitalists heavycapitaUsts heavycapitalists
capitalists got hold of Tonopah mines minesand mlnosfind minesand
and small investors Inv st rs had little show showSecondly showSecondly showSecondly
Secondly and thirdly the ore Is for the themost themost themost
most part low grade and required real realmoney realmoney realmoney
money to pay for mining and lastly lastlyGoldfleld lastlyGoldfield lastlyGoldfield
Goldfield Ts advertised and nntIt It pays paysto paYSto
to advertise advertiseInvestors I IInvestors 1Investors
Investors fortune seekers capitalists capital capitalists capltnJIsts ¬
ists soldiers of fortune and adven adventurers adventurers adventurers ¬
turers are headed for Nevada andhave and andhave andhave
have been going Into Nevada for the thepast thepast thepast
past five years They leave the main mainoverland ml1noverland mainoverland
overland highway 300 miles on thenorth the thenorth tbenorth
north and the first mining camp they theystrike theystrike theystrike
strike is Tonopah They have merely merelyheard merelYheard merelYheard
heard of it as the place where Butlers Butlersmule Butlersmule Butlersmule
mule got in his best days ays work The Thefree Thetree Thefree
free and easygoing boosters of the thecamp thecamp thecamp
camp all of whom have had hadmonJY hadmonJYhanded money moneyhanded monoy monoyhanded
handed to them as it were are very verypolite verYpoUte verypolite
polite and accommodating about show showing showing showing ¬
ing the sights They show s hoc the spot spotwhere spotwhere spotwhere
where the mule found pay dirt and di dilate dilate dilate ¬
late on the length and breadth of the thegreat thagreat thegreat
great veins of the camp They tell the thevisitor thevisitor thevisitor
visitor that It Is all wonderful And Andhe Andhe Andhe
he visitor agrees with them and feels feelsIt
It but all the time Is anxious to catch catchtho catchthe catchthe
the first train for Goldfield the place placehe pl plcehe ce cehe
he has read about In his home paper paperAfter paperAtter paperAfter
After he has been to Goldfield he h may maygo maygo maygo
go on to Bullfrog Bu1Jr g but If he does he heIs heis
Is sure to ratuiTi to Goldfield where he hemakes hemakes hemakes
makes his headquarters In these re remarks remarks remarks ¬
marks there Is no intention of reflect reflecting refieoting reflecting ¬
ing on Tonopah or Bullfrog and this thisarticle thisarticle thisarticle
article is not written by a Goldflold Goldfloldbooster Goldfieldbooster Goldfloldbooster
booster but the writer Is simply tolling tell telling tellIng ¬
ing the gospel as he has learned It ItWhore to toWhere t tWhere
Where Poor Men Have a Chance ChanceAs ChanceABstated
As ABstated stated Goldfield is a highgrade highgradecamp highgradecamp highgradecamp
camp and a poor mans camp By a apoor 0poor apoor
poor mans camp is meant a 0 place placewhere placewhere placewhere
where a man without means stands standsJust standsjust standsjust
Just about as much chance to make makemoney makemoney makemoney
money as the man with a bank roll rollback rollback rollback
back of him The Goldfleld district is isa Isa isa
a a wide one Location work war w done doneon doneon doneor
on about 5000 claims c1 ms covering some 100 100square 100square 100square
square miles of territory Most of thepay the thepay thepay
pay discoveries have been made In the thecenter thecenter thecenter
center of this district but gold ore hasbeen has basbeen hasbeen
been shipped from rom points five miles milesapart ml1esnpnrt milesapart
apart It Is a gold camp > Nothing butgold but butgold butgold
gold has been discovered hero and andchunks endchunks andchunks
chunks of it have been uncovered uncoveredwhich uncoveredwhich uncoveredwhich
which were almost the pure stuff That Thatis
is why some people think the place has hasbeen hMbeen hasbeen
been lied about so much Well per perhaps perbap perhaps ¬
haps it has been lied about consider considerably considerably considerably ¬
ably but the truth is plenty good goodenough goodenough goodenough
enough Rich strikes are constantly constantlybeing constantlybeing constantlybeing
being telegraphed over tho country countryMen countryMen countryMen
Men should learn to understand that thatthese thatthese thatthese
these strikes are for the most part Just Justwhat justwhat justwhat
what they are represented to be no nomore nomore nomore
more no less If It is reported that thatSmith thatSmlth thatSmith
Smith for instance has broken into intoa
a body of 250000 ore on the Lucky LuckyBoy LuckyBoy LuckyBoy
Boy claim that the vein Is well defined de defined defined ¬
fined that the indications are that itwill it itwill ItWill
will last forever but that it would wouldrequire wouldrequire wouldrequire
require further development work to todetermine todetermine todetermine
determine the facts there Is no mis misstatement misstatement misstatement
statement made The only thing that thatSmith thatSmith thatSmith
Smith and the local papers papersian can be crit critf ¬
icised for is that there is no follow followup followup followup
up story the next day when It might mighthave mighthave mighthave
have been noted that Smith had fur further further further ¬
ther explored his find and discovered discoveredthat discoveredthat discoveredthat
that the vein was a bunch and the thevalues thevalues thevalues
values had pinched out But these lat latter latter latter ¬
ter discoveries are seldom Interesting InterestingBesides interestingBesides interestingBesides
Besides Smith doesnt feel so badly badlyhe
he made a nice little bunch of money moneyout moneyout moneyout
out of what he did find findGreat findGreat findGreat
Great Record for Flrat Year YearSince YearSince YearSince
Since Goldfleld was populated two twoyears twoyears twoyears
years ago discoveries havo been con constantly constantly constantly ¬
stantly made Some of them have haveyielded haveyielded haveyielded
yielded fortunes to the owners and andhave andhave andhave
have then pinched out Others have havecontinued havecontinued havecontinued
continued to contribute very regularly regularlyto
to the wealth of the camp It Is hard hardly hardly hardly ¬
ly worth while IP an article like this thisto thisto thisto
to mention each mine in detail The Thegeneral Thegeneral Thegeneral
general situation is pretty well un understood understood understood ¬
derstood by all readers of dally pa papers pl1pers papers ¬
pers If any anyone one has perchance al allowed allowed allowed ¬
lowed Goldfield to suffer in his or her herestimation herestimation herestimation
estimation it would be well to recall recallthat recallthat recallthat
that no other camp in the worlds his history history history ¬
tory has done as much as this one oneduring oneduring oneduring
during the first two years of existence existenceIt
It is impossible 1m ossible to say what the total totalproduction totalproduction totalproduction
production will amount to this year yearSome yearSome yearSome
Some esimate as high as 4000000 and andothers andothers andothers
others as low as s 2000000 If the sum sumwere sumwere sumwere
were 1000000 it would be sufficient sutfici nt to toJustify tojustlty tojustify
Justify all the interest that has been beenuecorded beenllec1Jrded beenacccrded
uecorded it itAi Itimpressive itAL
Ai impressive feature of f the situation situa situation situation ¬
tion in camp is this There are about
10000 people here Nine thousand of ofthem ofthem ofthem
them believe the hills hereabouts herea outs are arefull aretu11 arefull
full of wealth No one is discouraged discouragedOn
On tho contrary everyone seems to tofeel toteel tofeel
feel that the finding of more wealth is isonly isonly isonly
only a matter of continued develop development development development ¬
ment work and this work is being beingdone beingdone beingdone
done often through great sacrifice of ofmoney otmoney ofmoney
money and strength of honest miners minersThese minersTh minersThese
These Th se men are buoyed un u by shining shiningexamples shiningexamples shiningexamples
examples of rewards gained by the thesuccessful thesuccessful thesuccessful
successful ones onesFight onesFight onesFight
Fight for the Jumbo JumboIt
It is impossible to more than predict predictwhat predictwbat predictwhat
what the future holds Those who re recall recall recall ¬
call the earliest startling stories of the thediscoveries thedlscovertes thediscoveries
discoveries made will remember how howmen howmen howmen
men found gold on Jumbo hill and andcarted andoarted andcarted
carted it away under the th guard of ofguns ofguns ofguns
guns A million dollars worth was wasextracted wasextracted wasextracted
extracted at that time and it came camefrom camtr came camefrom
from tr m great veins which cropped cr pped on the thesurface thesurface thesurface
surface and dipped down almost perpendicularly per perpendicularly perpen ¬
pendicularly pen Hcularly into the bowels of the theearth theearth theearth
earth These veins were worked to todepth a adepth adepth
depth of about 100 feet The leases on onthem onthem onthem
them were all for short periods of t time timeand timeand timeand
and with their expiration the property propertywas
was plunged into litigation Ut atfon from rom which whichit
it is only now seeing Its way clear clearHad clearHad clearHad
Had it not n t been for this litigation thehistory the thehistory thehistory
history of the camp would have been beenfar beentar beenfar
far more interesting for the period of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the past year Some work has been beendone beendone beendone
done there It is true but apparently apparentlyit
it has not been carried on in earnest earnestand earnestand earnestand
and no attempt has been made to hoist hoistore hoistare hoistore
ore Notwithstanding Notwitbst ndlng this fact the thecompany thecompanY thecompany
company is in splendid spl ndid condition conditionfinancially conditiontlnanclal1y conditionfinancially
financially and has Just declared declareda
a 70000 dividend payable Jan 2 2
Much space Is devoted to the Jumbo Jumbobecause Jumbobecause Jumbobecause
because this property is typical of ofGoldfleld ofGold11eld ofGoldfleld
Goldfleld There Is much other valu valuable valuable vainable ¬
able property in the distriot and there thereare thereare thereare
are mines which have produced more moregold moregold moregold
gold but there la little Jumbo stock stockfor stocletor stockfor
for sale and In boosting It the thewriter thewriter thewriter
writer is playing no mans game he heIs heIs
Is Just throwing a side light on Gold Goldfleld Goldfield Goldfield ¬
field itself itselfNow ItseltNow itselfNow
Now that the litigation is about dis disposed dlsDosed disposed ¬
posed of It is expected that Jumbo will willbe wi1ibe willbe
be allowed to show what It oan do doand doand doand
and what it will do is likely to make makethe makethe makethe
the world sit up and take notice Ev Every Every Every ¬
ery miner acquainted with the dis district district district ¬
trict feasts his hlseyea eyes longingly on that thathill thathlU thathill
hill The great veins first discovered discoveredvaried discoveredvaried discoveredvaried
varied in width from two feet to per perhaps perhaps perhaps ¬
haps twelve feet f et The walls were werescarcely werescarcely werescarcely
scarcely scratched scratch d the leasers had hadonly hadonly hadonly
only time for the rich rock In the veins veinsIn veinsIn veinsTit
In all the old workings very good val values values vatties ¬
ues can bo picked up at almost any anypoint anypoint anypoint
point and an experienced miner could couldmake couldmake couldmake
make 100 a day Just picking up rich richspecimens richspecimens richspecimens
specimens lying around the surface and andcarting andcarting andcarting
carting them off In his pockets pocketsMountain pocketsMountaln pocketsMountain
Mountain Filled With Gold GoldDuring GoldDuring GoldDuring
During the summer a a main working workingshaft workingshaft workingshaft
shaft has been sunk to a depth of 450 450feet 450feet 450feet
feet It is at this writing the deepest deepestshaft deepestshst deepestshaft
shaft in camp When crosscuts are arerun arerun arerun
run from various points In this shaft shaftto shattto shaftto
to the center of Jumbo hill immense immensewealth immensealth immensewealth
wealth alth is bound to be encountered encounteredLeasers encounteredLeasers encounteredLeasers
Leasers took a million dollars off ot the thesurface thesurface thesurface
surface practically of this hill in the
space of a 0 few months time No one onecan onecan onecan
can tell what they will uncover there therewhen therewhen therewhen
when the proposition is tackled In a aminerlike aminerlike aminerlike
minerlike businesslike way as Is Isabout isabout isabout
about to happen Things like this In Inthe Inthe inthe
the situation are what make It im impossible impossible impossible ¬
possible to predict with any degree of ofreliability ofre11ab1l1ty ofreliability
reliability what the production of thecamp the thecamp thecamp
camp will amount to during the thecorn thecornin com coming comIn ¬
ing In E year but it will be seen that every everyIndication everylrdlcatJon everyindication
Indication is full of promise Men here hereclaim hereolalm heroclaim
claim that Goldfield has not had its itsboom Itsboom itsboom
boom yet they promise wonderful ex excitement excitement excitement ¬
citement during the next few months monthsThere monthsThere monthsThere
There are many things that ought to tobe tobe tobe
be mentioned in an article of this char character character character ¬
acter but It is hard to decide what to toInclude toinclude toinclude
Include and what to leave out for no nopaper nopaper nopaper
paper could afford spaco for them all allTents allTents allTents
Tents and cabins are disappearing disappearingslowly disappearingslowly disappearingslowly
slowly but surely There never was wasbut wasbut wasbut
but one Goldfield and it is almost a apity a apity apity
pity to seo it as it was written about aboutdisappear aboutdisappear aboutdisappear
disappear A strip of land five miles mileslong mUeslong mileslong
long and one mile wide was covered coveredwith cov coveredwith red redwith
with white tents dugouts cabins made madeof madeof madeof
of everything from beer bottles and andcorsets andcorsets andcorsets
corsets to pine lumber and sheep herd herders herders herders ¬
ers wagons Suburban towns sprang sprangup sprangup sprangup
up and even outlying districts were weredotted weredotted weredotted
dotted with temporary habitations for fora
a space of ten miles Substantial and andin andIn andin
in some cases pretentious residences residencesand residencesand residencesand
and modern blocks are going up now nowand nowand nowand
and taking tho place of the temporary temporaryshacks temporaryshacks temporaryshacks
shacks An immense commercial in industry industry industry ¬
dustry Is being founded on the success successof
of the mines minesThere minesThere minesThere
There are fourteen to rtee mines and 200 200prospects 200prospects 200prospects
prospects which hope to become mines j
Many of the latter class will doubtless doubtlesabe
be successful successfulThe sUccessfulThe successfulThe
The Bullfrog district has hardly kept keptpace keptpace keptpace
pace with its neighbor on the north itt ittthe Inthe litthe
the matter of keeping up the excite excitement excitement excitement ¬
ment and public interest but this is isnot If Ifnot idnot
not because the mines are not all therejust there thereJust th t tjust
Just the same Bullfrog Is a little too toofar tootar toofar
far out of the world to make itselfheard itself itselfheard itselfheard
heard aften enough It was so far faxaway faraway faraway
away that boosters could tell any old oldsort oldsort oldsort
sort of lies about it without fear of ofcontradiction atcontradiction ofcontradiction
contradiction for a month at a time timesThus timeThus timeThus
Thus they early gave the Montgomery MontgomerydShoshone Montgomeryactual
Shoshone mine credit for containing by byactual byactual
actual measurement 30000000 worth worthof
of ore There were many stories like likethis Ultethis likethis
this circulated about a 0 year ago at atthis atthis t tthis
this time and when they were exploded ex exploded exploded ¬
ploded finally a sort of reaction set in
Bullfrog has had much to contend with withThe withThe withThe
The summer was a a trying time in i n that
locality Men could not stand tho
heat and were compelled to leave Then
It was found almost Impossible to totransport totransport totransport
transport ore by team seventy ml milts s to
Goldfield and nearly 1000 miles by rail
from Goldfield to smelter at a profit
So Bullfrog is waiting for a railroad
This it is destined to have as fast as asmen 81Dlen asmen
men and money can build it there
Senator Clark is working from Las Ve Vegas Vegas Tegas ¬
gas on the south and seems likely to
have an engine steaming Into Biullfroffwithin Bullfrog
within a 0 few months time at moat
Someone will doubtless construct a d
line from Goldfield An n the north also alsoThe aIs eIsoThe
The Tonopah Mining company compa y peopte peopteContinued peoplContinued peop14Continued
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