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BIG MINE OPENS IN MADISON COUNTY
Gigantic Enterprise Near Twin Bridges Starting This Month of the greatest undeveloped deposits on the North American ' I NE of the largest gold mining operations in die his tory of Montana mining is now in progress near Twin' Bridges on a vast body declared by engineers to be one O continent. The ojierator is Mammoth Mines corporation which owns 11 claims in fee simple, covering 20,000 lineal feet on a vein that trenching shows to he from 20 to 30 feet wide. It contains gold, silver .and per. Engineers estimate that in this vein are 12.000.000 gravity tons of ore which can be mined by tun nel methods, without sinking. Development work thus far In dicates an average vaine of »18 per ton. Location of the property is In Hell Canyon, Madison county, 40 miles southeast of Butte, about a mile from the Northern Pacific railroad and two miles from the Butte-Vlrglnla City hlghiway. Its Head Heading the enterprise is Earl K. Pulver, veteran mining man who was present In the Goldfields, Nev., development and later operated In Alaska where he Is reputed to have made a fortune. Returning from Alaska he came to Montana and he has operated several properties. No publicity whatever has at tended his operations on the Mam "Sourdough necessary to work them out slowly and quietly In comparative secrecy until the company controlled the entire group of claims, requiring six years. Meantime, a gravel road has been built across the Jefferson river valley from the highway to the mine, a distance of two miles. The Jefferson river was spanned by a steel bridge, 175 feet long, with reinforced concrete abutments, ex pensive but permanent improve ments which will serve traffic at tendant to a large operation. Building Large Structure A 50,0(10 volt transmission pow er line was built to connect with Montana Power lines five miles dis tant. A staff house, likewise planned for large »ca(le operations, was constructed. It provides quarters for 50 em ployes, with a mesa hall large enough to seat 250 men. The building baa many fea tures including ahowera, modern plumbing, large electric refrlger a tors, electric range and other mod-: ern devices. The compressor house has been completed and an 800-foot Inger soll-Rand XRE compressor la In stalled and will be ready for op ♦•ration within a few days. While this compressor will pro vide adequate air for all operations now contemplated, the compressor house Is of a size to house two more compressors of the same size. The first unit is powered with a 150-horsepower synchronous Oen GENERAL ELECTRIC WIRING AND MAINTENANCE MATERIALS GENERAL ELECTRIC SUPPLY CORPORATION Warehouse« at BUTTE — Montana — BILLINGS 100% OIL WELL EXPLOSIVES No. 8 Blasting Cape—Fnae—Electric Exploders Lead Wire—Cap Grimpera MINING SUPPLIES KAT.TBPMT.T. MONTANA OIL WELL & MINE SUPPLIES New and Reconditioned We pay cash for any new or vaod material and can fill your requirement! at g big saving on stool rig», tanks, pipe, wire and manflla rope, belting, boilers, engine», pump» and all kind» of tool». American Pipe and Supply Co. 8490 CUT BANK. MONTANA DENVER, COLORADO WYOMING CASPER, 78 motor, directly con I»stall Wafer System 1 A 60-foot bored well has been completed and an electric pump ar rived Tuesday and will be installed lmmediately. A 25,000-gallon tank, now completed will provide storage for a gravity system serving the camp and the compressor cooling system which system will have a cooling tower through which the water will ibe re-cycled, requiring not more than 100 gallons of added water per day. Water for the mill, to be constructed at a later date. I will be diverted from Hell canyon cop-6—• eral Electric nected. which source is now supplying the camp, pending completion of the pumping plant. | With completion of the compres •.»or. work will start on the main adit, drifting on the vein. The mouth of the tunnel will be within a few hundred feet of the mlllslte on the side of the hill below which Ihe company owns a large tract of The tunnel ground for tailings, will extend under the hill, giving a maximum depth of 120,0 feet in bucks. It will be an electric opera tion throughout with electric muckers and electrically operated cars. The Immediate plan, according to Mr. Pulver, is to drive the tunnel 2,000 feet which will afford enough ore to Justify construction of the first 1,000-ton unit of the mill. Work on the tunnel Is expected to start on or before September 1. In its eventual development the mine and mill are expected to give employment to sevtera.1 thousand men. rivaling the famous Home stake mine in South Dakota in the extent of operations, Identified with the operations are several men of prominence tn both mining and Northwest corn mercial circles. The general anp erlntendent and a trustee of the corporation Is Angus B. McLeod of Batte, widely known operator who was superintendent of the Butte & Superior minee for more than 20 years during which time Butte & Superior paid »20,000,000 In dividends. He states that the tun nel will be eight feet by seven feet wk quote— Fairview Gold Mines, Inc. "We recommend the pnrehoae of Vosborg Stock." Buy or Sell orders promptly executed. E. O. HANSEN Licensed Broker Helena .Montana P. O. Box 902 Penwell Block Inquiries invited on al IMontana Mining Stocks I '11 1" I o; ESTABLtSJQD 19 ÏI PUI 151 1*1 and six inches in the clear He -be lieves that the ore will average 20 feet wide and states that the vein is highly mineralized over the en tire length of the vein structure and is of deep seated orgin. Frank A. Hazelbaker, another Montana man, has been elected a trustee with Mr. McLeod. Mr. Pulver is president and gen eral manager; Angus P. Haines. vice president of American Mall Lines and Pacific Steamship com-| pany, is vice president; Joseph L. ! '.Carman, president of Carman Man «factoring company, furniture man «facturera, of Tacoma is a trustee and Col. William H. Nelson, valna tion engineer of the city of 6e «Ule. is secretary-treasurer, Arthur V. Corry, E. M., of Butte., I.« engineer for the company. He sampled the numerous vein ex posures along the structure, finding' "good values In gold, silver and copper," according to his report which adds that development thus far indicates the probability of sev eral ore shoots along the strike of the King vein. "Mineralisation in this vein is of deep-seated origin,*' he states, "The elevation at which the projected tunnel is to <be (Trlv en is the most desirable horizon to explore the property, top boundary of the primary snl phide ore will uniformly be beneath this level. as the "Historically, several of the con atituent claims forming the pre sent project have produced com mercial ores of considerable ton nage In the early days. Under a plan of centralized, common tun nel development and equipped with a properly designed metallurgical plant, operations should be prof itable. "An ideal mill site has been pro vlded near the portal of the pro posed funnel, easy of excess and affording ample storage for ta.il Ings disposal. Water for domestic and milling purposes Is at hand and a convenient location is available for camp-site purposes. "This large acreage of mineral ground, capable of development from a single tunnel, and consoli-j dated into one large holding. Just ifies the contemplated capital ont- ! lay." i He recommended the develop- i ment of the property on these lines "as a meritorious development and one reasonably assured of financial suce««.' Mining and Milling Machinery And Supplies Gardner-Denver, Compr wora DriUs—-Pomps Telamlth Crush«» and Screens. Timken Bock Bits Holsts, Pomp«. Bettln«. Cable, Pulleys, Drill Steel, Carried In Stock Hall-Perry Machinery Company 818 Bast Iras Street MONTANA [ BUTTE, !cHMKHCHOOOfiHCH»>fiHMHOOCHXKKHKKHHBmflHOMHaCKKHHMKHDHeHBHCHKHKKKHK>0 ANACONDA Copper Mining Company of Gold. Purchasers Copper Concen Silver and Ores and trates. Address WASHOE SAMPLER A. C. M. Company Butte, Montana Til IICC Ql IflûF RflXFR IW ObUIUE BUAH P lacer project of McAfee-Eklund company, 40 miles from Great Falls. Preparations have been mad«| to wa ®k the gravels In a sluice 'box on the Missouri river. The gravel will be dug with the shovel, loaded into trucks and hauled a short distance to the river where b® dumped on a grizzly. This placer is said to contain quan tities of platlndm as well as gold. TAKE OVER HE» PINE SHERIDAN, MONT—Aug Red Pine mine, situated 10 miles of Sheridan, has been taken over by 8. A. Brown and associates of Helena. A contract has been let to Shafer Brothers, for drifting on the vein encountered on the low er level >by former operators In search of a downward extension cf the main ore body I A dragline shovel was moved this week to the Missouri river The enterprise is said to be nn ique in the new mining operations in Montana in that Mammoth has bought and paid for all It« pro perties and equipment as it has gone along, owes no bills has no indebtedness, bonded or otherwise. \ 600DALL BROS. H ELEN A, MONT. ASSAYERS — MINING ENGINEERS General Assaying — Specializing in checking ore shipments at East Helena—Anaconda-Great Kails. NO SAMPLE RUN FOR LESS THAN ONE ($1) DOLLAR Hand samples gold »l.OO. Gold-Silver «l.OO. •♦ead «1.00 Silver «1.00 Copper «1.00 LICENSED BOLD BUYERS I DISMANTLE DREOSF preparing to dismantle its portable dredge on Opbir gulch, near Avon, Powell county, having run out of dredge ground and after having re covered something in excess of »325,000 worth of gold out of fa mous old Ophlr gulch in 16 months of operation. The dredge hull is in bolted steel sections and it is under stood that It is to be shipped to Cal ifornia. Yu-ba Engineering company Is Taking time off from the oil and gas business for his "first love"— mining, Dan Drnmheller last week left his Cut Bank properties to visit the Coeur d' alene Mines cor poratlon mine at Mineral Point, Idaho, where about »200,000 has been Invested in exploratory work to find a rich silver vein which has been misplaced by complex faulting. By the use of diamond drills the vein has been tentatively located at a depth of 1600 feet. Another 30 days will tell the story. HAVE LOCATED VEIN SEND A CONTRIBUTION TO THE SUNBURST BADGER JNO. 8. ROACH EDW. ROACH Lewis & Walker ASSAYERS —CHEMISTS Shippers Representatives 10 NORTH WYOMING BUTTE, MONTANA P. 0. DRAWER 1980 PHONE 3982 FOR SALE: Stirling water tube, National, Atlas, Erie, Economic return tnblar and locomotive stationary type boilers, electric motor* of varions sixes, Ingersoll-Rand and Nordberg electric and steam driven air compressors of varions capacities, air re ceivers of assorted sises, electric and steam driven hoists, un derground timber and tagger hoists, Anaconda type roller bearing and plain bearing mine cars, electric haulage motors, trolley type, Cleveland and Ingersoll Rand drifters and stop era, drill column bars complete, hollow round drill steel, steel sharpeners, ventilating and blower fans, boiler feed, circulat ing and mine plunger, and centrifugal air and electric drive pumps, sawmill and machine shop equipment, belting, pulleys and shafting. 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If yon have a portable drilling outfit complete or two of them that will go 1500 feet and want to get in on 800 880 well* to drill In one district under contrset, and 840 under option, write Dr H. W. Amor. Geologist, 415 Adams St., Lewiatown. Idaho. 8-10 k Bid wanted on all or any part of 60000 «harm of Bammc Production. Address Box 207, care Montana Oil A Mining Journal. A-10-s MINING SMALL SCALE Placer-Mining Math SJfcky £»ms. F Jackson sad Job* B Rosabel, a booklet gtrtag mining districts In Montana and Idaho, minerals a aorta ted with pi*. #r gold, the différant methods of minis« placer gold sad bow ,» placer ■■«'»H Department Montana Oil JoiraiL i "*, N v N °.V iD SMELTING MACH INERT ; Ask me or «Kimm on mAmS."» *" T,'