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SPRING BRINGS ACTIVE WORK IN
EVERY SECTION.
Item« of Interest of a Miscellaneous
Nature Gathered During the Past
Week—New Districts Making Good
Showings—Many Mining Accidents
and Personals.
The people of Loomis, Wash., are
very much excited over the rich strike
made in the Security mine. The force
working in this mine ran into two feet
of quartz that is literally full of free
gold, and assays over $5000 per ton.
This ore was encountered in two places
in the mine the same day, in the face
and in a winze which is being sunk
about four feet from the face of the
tunnel. The vein in these, places is
three feet wide and the pay streak two
feet wide. This is the richest strike
made on Palmer mountain for several
years, if not the riches» ever made on
this famous mountain, which contains
some very rich veins, and the stride
has caused more excitement than any
heretofore.
BRITISH COLUMBIA.
Negotiations for a transfer for the
Gibson group, on the South Fork, near
Kaslo, are about complied. The fig
ures are said to be in the neighborhood
of $30,000.
Work is soon to start on the Glen
garnock, on TendeTfooi creek. Men
and provisions have already been
shipped to the property.
The Ruth is to begin active opera
tions at once.
The suit of J. H. Clark against J.
Frank Collom, involving 80,000 shares
in the company owning the Arlington
mine, in the siocan has been settled
out cf court. Clark claimed the stock
as commission for promoting the sale.
The suit has been in court three years,
and was settled by the payment to the
plaintiff of $2000, being his expenses
to date.
Shipments are gradually increasing,
and 90 days are almost certain to see
10,000 tons shipped weekly from the
Rossland camp.
The manager of the Velvet mine
says : "The ore bins are full, and keep
so. The recent discovery on the sec
ond level south has disclosed over 75
feet of good ore, of a width not de
termined.''
The survey for a tramway from the
Kootenay mine at Rossland to the
Canadian Pacific is complete. It is
about a mile and "a quarter in length
terminating at Floyd's siding. It will
have a capacity of 300 tons of ore
daily.
Rossland is likely to have another
oil concentrator here this summer,
The Spitzee company starts construc
tion of its new headworks next week
The Green Mountain starts installing
new boilers and a winding plant next
' week.
B. C. îtiblet of Spokane is now put
ting in a wire tram three miles long
for the Silver Cup, in the Lardeau, to
connect the mine with the new 125
ton concentrator which is expected to
extract bullion eut of the Silver Cup
ore.
In the early part of the year D. G
Forbes, the general manager of the
Silver Cup and the Nettie L. mines, an
nounced that provided the properties
proved satisfactory under the active
development then projected, a concen
trating plant would be erected to treat
the ores of both mines at a point con
venient to the tram. Complete com
pressor plants have been installed at
both the Silver Cqp and Nettie L.
At Morrissey Mines.
The ribw town of Morrissey Mines,
at the terminus of J. J. Hill's latest
railway, the Crow's Nest Southern,
is rapidly coming to the front.
At the mine itself there are over
600 men at work. The present daily
output of coal is about 800 tons. This
will be increased to 1,000 tons a day
within a few weeks. The Great North
ern railway wants 5,000 tons of coal a
day from the coal mines. The payroll
of the Crow's Nest Pass Coal company
here is $40,000 monthly
Between the mines and the new town
250 coke ovens are in course of con
struction, at a cost of about $250,000
Within a few hundred yards of the
town cf Morrissey Mines the govern
ment reserve of 50,000 acres of coal
lands begins, and when a commence
ment is made in the opening up of
■ these coal measure^ another large pay
roll will add to the p-osperity already
existing. •
16
MINING NOTES.
. The bringing of electric power by
the Washington Water Tower company
of Spokane will work a reformation
in the mining industry of the Coeur
d'Alenès. ■ The greatest feature will be
the reduction made in the price of op
erating the mines. The power will be
sold to the different mines at $50 per
horse pqvyjr #er year.
A big strikten Seigle creek, in the
Elk City, Idaho, district, is the latest.
Wori over the phone says there are
a
only four men left in Elk, the others
having left for the scene of the strike.
Three men were drowned at the
mouth of the Klondike river recently
by the overturning of a canoe. Wil
liam Bailey, aged 30 years, formerly of
l.ivermore, Cal.; John ilaggland, aged
16 years, and John Frank were the vic
tims. The canoe was overturned in a
swift eddy, and the men were thrown
into the icy water.
Four furnaces are running on the
Le Roi smelter at Northport, Wash.
The new manager, E. J. Wilson, is
having everything fed against the
blast, instead, of to the center of the
furnace. Ten to 12 charges per hour
are going through. Fourteen charges
were worked on No. 5. but that could
not be kept up.
The Standard Oil company of New
Jersey has declared a dividend for the 1
quarter of $7 per share. The corre
^ponding quarter of last year the divi
dend declared was $10 per share. j
The spiller plates are in usA again, j
after an idleness of about nine months,
The low grade matte will be resmelted
and made high grate before sending to j
the refinery. At present the matte
crusher is working entirely on low
grade.
The Oreano Mining company, oper
ating a group of claims just northeast
of the Standard property, near Wal
ace, Idaho, is pusmng development
with all possible speed, it is working
of seven men in egiht
shifts. The long crosscut tunnel is in !
250 feet. The company expects to en- 1
counter the first lead at a distance of -
300 or 400 feet. There are two leads |
on the property, and it may take a 1600 j
foot crosse vt to explore hoth. The
company is about to install a larger
fan.
A. E. Palmer of Spokane has pur
chased control of the Mountain Lion
property in Republic camp, securing !
the stock held by Jonathan Bourne, Jr., !
of Portland. The purchase covered
about SOO.OOO of the 1.500,000 shares
of the company, and the price paid is j
said to have been in excess of 25 cents
per share. On this basis the valuation
of the property is about $370,000.
Mr. Palmer has closed a contract
with the Granby Smelter company for
the entire output of the mine for the
succeeding two years at a favorable
freight and treatment charge.
A stampede was'precipitated recent
ly at Baker City, Ore., by the report of ;
rich strike in the hills south of the
White Swan mine. It leaked out that
two prospectors had discovered a three
foot ledge of $30 ore. A local assayer
betrayed the confidence and the pros
pectors are hiking for the hills. The
assayer returned $300 per ton on se
lected samples. General Manager j
Mueller of the Standard Consolidated j
mines at Quartzburg announces that,
he will build the biggest reduction |
plant in Oregon this fall to concentrate
the ores for the Sumpter smelter. Fif
ty men are working at the mines.
Great excitement prevails on Green
way mountain near Valley, Wash., on
account of the rich development of the
iron mines owned by Great Northern
interests. It is said that development
has been carried forward in the lower
worklngs of the property until, the ore ;
body has been demonstrated sufficient-.
ly to warrant the building of a railway j
to the property and the erection of ;
such machinery as may be necessary j
for thé permanent operation of the
mine. The crosscut has been run 35 '■
feet through solid ore, running over 60
per cent iron, with no undesirable ;
elements. A drift has been run along ;
the vein for 60 feet, all in ore of the '
same grade. |
. A strike in the lower level of the
Californla mine, near Republic, is re
ported.
The board of trustees of the Colo
rado state school of . mines has ap
pointed Horace Bushnell Patton, pro
fessor of geology and mineralogy, to
succeed President Palmer, who retires
no u. -00 .1 j , . 1
fnê finitftt fh i , th « b ^-!
ing faculty at the time of its trouble
W * h R ^ re ® ,d *"*
level of the Liberty Bell mine at Tel
luride, Col., recently, two men were
crushed to death and two others were
badly injured.
Eureka gulch near Republic is re
suming something of its former activ
ity, and the mining outlook of the camp
is more encouraging than it has been
at any time during the past two years.
A new strike has been made on the
Belcher mine, near Republic. High
grade ore has been encountered at a
new place on the property.
By a cavein of the drain drift at the
Eglanoi placer in Lincoln gulch, four
miles west of Helena, three miners
were entombed. It is not known
whether they are alive or not A shaft
is being sunjr beyohd the cave with the
hope of rescuing them. The men are
Henry Miller, Tom Persell and one
unknown.
A four foot ledge of enormously rich
free milling gold ore has been dis
covered about 30 miles from Ellens
burg, Wash., on the western slope of
the divide between Swank creek and
Lyons gulch, in this county. Frederick
J. Long brought down 25 pounds of
ore rich in wire gold visible to
naked eye, and it will assay in the
thousands. It is thorght to be the
source cf the placer gold that has beeh
found In the district. The property
has been secured by eastern men.
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111 11
CULLED
King Edward and Queen Alexandra
returned to London frem Scotland
May 15.
Tom Sharkey, the pugulist, was bad
iy injured in a wrestling match at
Perth Amboy, N. J., recently, with
Hanson, the Danish champion,
sibyl Sanderson, the well known
American opera singer, died suddenly
recently in Paris of pneumonia, re
suiting from an attack of the grip,
The loss of Mrs. Pierre Lorillard,
w ho is reported to have been robbed of
$50,000 worth of jewels, amounts prob
FROM ASSOCIATED
PRESS DISPATCHES.
Review of Happenings in Both
Eastern and Western Hemispheres
During the Past Week—National,
Historical, Political and Personal
Events Tersely Told.
ably to a far greater sum than at first
reported.
During ten days that collections
were made in the United States for as
sistance of the sufferers in the relig
Jous r iots at Kishineff, Russia, about
hour,£50,000 has been subscribed to the re
i[ e f f un d.
Eight persons were injured by an ex
plosion of gasoline on the auxiliary
yac ht Vagabond, anchored in the Hud
son river, N. Y., city, recently. The
injured were mostly burned, about the
f ace , head, hands and arms.
Premier Irvine has announced in the
Australian legislative assembly that
he had received a letter from the off!
c i a i s 0 f the Engine Drivers' association
declaring the strike off and submit
ting unconditionally,
President Palma has assured the
j correspondent of the Associated Press
that an understanding would be
reached on all the treaties between the
United States and Cuba, and that the
signing of them will follow shortly.
The police authorities of Southport,
Conn., are searching' for Oliver Sher
wood, cashier of the Southport Nation
al bank, who is missing. It is alleged
by the bank authorities that Sher
; wood's accounts are short between
$50,000 and $80,000.
President Roosevelt, for the second
time since he left Washington on his
present trip, was last Sunday cut off
from communication with the outside
world. He camped in the big tree
country, and remained secluded until
j Monday morning.
j a strike has been inaugurated in the
Bible printing establishment of the
| National Publishing company. Sixty
five members of the bookbinders' union
struck because of tne refusal of the
company to pay the union scale. More
than 8000 girls are idle as a result of
the bookbinders' strike.
After listening to the appeal of coun
sel for former Mayor A.. A. Ames of
Minneapolis, Minn., for mercy. Judge
Elliott sentenced the once powerful po
; lltical leader to spend six years at
hard labor in the state penitentiary. A
j bond of $19,000 was accepted by the
; court and Dr. Ames will not have to go
j to prison until the supreme court has
passed upon his appeal,
'■ A tablet of bronze or oxidized cop
per will be placed in the courthouse
; corridor at Canton, Ohio, where the
; body of the late President McKinley
' lay in state the day before the funeral,
| bearing the words: "Here lay in state
the body of William McKinley, presi
dent of the United States. September
18, 1901."
George Ketteler, who 20 years ago is
said to had the contract of, manufac
turlng boots for the German ! army
who as Baron — " "-----
1
von Ketteler owned half
1 a million dollars worth of property in
Hanover, was found dead in bed re
cen tly in his little shoe shop in Ar
gentine, Kan. Ketteler s death is sup
P°sed to have been caused by a blow
on the head administered by an un
known assailant a month ago.
John I- Sullivan has come to life
aBa * n and soon be a boniface on
1 the ??, W ,? ry ' dJlng ouSiness ln " wet
g00da liae ; , Aa , ° ld ,, admlrer of Sull, '
van ' P omlrdck O Malley, who has been
P r ° minent in tke flstic game In New
aad who ls now proprietor of
îî^„ Dally Item of that city ' wil1 Btart
Sullivan in business in a few days
| among his friends on the Bowery, at
Bleeker 8treet -
I plnt t KIII D . . .
P ' 0t t0 KiU Pre * ident -
! The extreme diligence which was
exercised by the Oakland, Cal., police
department in guarding President
Roosevelt during his journey through
an< * brief visit in Oakland was the sub
ject of much comment and this extraor
dinary precaution is now explained by
the fact, not hitherto known to the
public, of information received by the
authorities of a plot, which, if car
r ^ e( t out, would have meant the assas
sinatiön of President Roosevelt in this
c* 1 ?- ,
the--
Coast Wheat Report,
Tacoma, Wash.—Unchanged; blue
stem, 76c; club, 71c.
Portland, Ore.—Walla Walla, 71c;
I bluestem, 76c; valley, 74c.
t
IDAHO NEWS.
Genesee chamber of commerce will
spend $2000 to macadamize country
roads.
The Idaho penitentiary at Boise now
confines 117 convicts.
Governor Morrison has formed a law
partnership with Joseph T. Pence.
High water at Wallace again prevails
and floods and washouts are feared.
At a recent meeting at which every
labor union of Boise was represented
it was decided to place a labor ticket
in the field at the municipal election.
W. P. Hurlburt has been appointed
Inspector general for Idaho of the
Scottish Rite Masons. This is the po
sition that was occupied by the late
Albert Adams.
Governor Morrison • has returned
from his trip to St. Louis and other
eastern points, and is enthusiastic
over the proposed exposition and the
part Idaho should take in it.
Roy Burr, son of City Clerk C. F.
Burr of Genesee, h/is been appointed
naval cadet at Annapolis by Senator
Dubois. He will report for examina
tion at Annapolis. June 16.
The coroner's inquest on the infant
child of Miss Mary Jacobs, the birth
and death of. which created such
sensation at Genesee, returned a ver
dict that death resulted from pneu
monia.
Fire recently broke out in the Em
pire mill at Harrison. In 30 minutes
flames destroyed the mill and burned
away £00 feet of lumber yards along
the lake front. The mill loss is $28,
000; lumber, $16,000; Insurance, $15,
000 on the mill.
Edward Rawson of Moscow, Idaho,
has secured a patent lor a valuable
improvement on a planer, enabling the
moving of the head and four friction
gears in a moment, which work on the
planers now in use takes a quarter of
an hour or more.
Governor Morrison has appointed
James Russell Harrison lumber inspec
tor for lumber district No. 2. This
district Includes Coeur d'Alene lake
and ull streams tributary thereto or
flowing into tributary streams. Mr
Harrison is a resident of Kootenai
county.
Jim Hill Talks.
Seattle, May 20.—Pres'dent James J.
Hill of the Northern Securities com
pany has returned eastward, and
President Mellen of the Northern Pa
eifle has arrived in the city, en route
to Portland, where he will meet Pres!
dent Roosevelt and pilot his special
train over the Northern Pacific sys
tem as far as Helena, Mont.
The visit of Mr.*Hill to the coast
was for the purpose of looking over
the terminal sites here and preparing
for the construction of the tunnel un
der the city. He said in an interview
that the object of building up the
oriental trade was not so much the
profit in the trade Uself as the bene^
fleial effect which that would have on
the northwest, partly in bringing cars
westward, which will bo loaded with
products of the norm coast for all
parts of the United States.
Boodle Confessed.
Unable to hear the strain of mental
torture which he says ae has suffered
since the grand jury investigation into
legislative boodling was instituted, for
mer State Senator Fred L. Busche
went before Circuit Attorney Folk and
made a complete and far reaching con
fession of his connection with corrupt
deals extending over a period of eight
years. Busche's declarations involve
several men of prominence, and he
named those who have been conspic
uous at the state capital as distribu
tors of boodle.
Chadwick to Succeed Sumner.
Washington.—Captain F. E. Chad
wick, it is announced at the navy de
partment, has tentatively been select
ed as the successor of Rear Admiral
Sumner when the latter concludes his
tour of sea service next winter. Cap
to
ed
tain Chadwick is now president of the
naval war college at Newport, and is
a member of the geneial board. He
will reach the grade of rear admiral
before it is time for Rear Admiral
Sumner to be relieved.
Corbett and Jeffries Again.
San Francisco, May 21.—James Jeff
ries and James Corbett bave met here
and signed articles for a match to take
">>* -O» or .bout
U w 14 'r T v 6 puB ' ,lis . ts acc «Tted the
offer of the Yosemite club, which will
allow the nrin,inoib _____
allow the principals to divide between
them 70 per cent of the gross receipts.
The referee is to be determined two
weeks before the day of the fight.
To 8tart Smelter.
Boston capitaliste are considering
the investment of $400,000 In a smelter
at Spokane. The project contemplates j
the rehabilitation of the old smelter ;
four miles down .Le Spokane river, '
which Henry B. C'ifford built in thé
early 90s, its enla-gement, and the
construction of a railway spur from
the city to the smelter.
Harness Trust.
Trenton, N. J„ May 21 —The Ameri
can Saddlery ft Harness company,
capital $10,000.000, to manufacture and
deal in saddlery and harness of all
kinds, has been incorporated here, j
IM II MM, Ml
STREET CAR COMPANY TRIED TO
OPEN TRAFFIC.
Fifty Men Injured—Non-Union Men
and Cars Were Pelteu With Brick
and Stones—Mayor 8ided With
Strikers—4000 People In the Crowd
—Used Fire Hose to Disperse Them.
Bridgeport, Conn., May 19.—The at
tempt made by the officials of the Con
necticut Railway ft Lighting company
to run cars with nonunion men result- .
ed in a riot, in which at. least 50 men
were injured. The sheriff says that
another such outbreak will fnake the
calling out of the stale troops ine
vitable. At the present time it is ex
pected the county sheriff will super
sede the police in the control of the
city.
Six trolley cars were started out on
the Barnum and State street lines.
There werè large crowds around the
car sheds at the time the cars were
manned oy 12 of the 130 men brought
to this city by the car company. There
was no disturbance for a couple of
hours. When the first car, however,
ahd completed its third round trip and
was directly in front of the Wheeler
ft ^Wilson factory, where a crowd of
at least 300 persons bad gathered, a
bombardment of stones began. Deputy
Sheriffs Hendrie and Plumbe, who
were riding on the car, plunged into
the crowd to arrest a man whom they
had seen throw a stone. He was
seized, and with much difficulty
dragged 50 feet to the car.
The stone thrower was a big fellow,
and struggled so fiercely that a police
man standing near by went to the as
sistance of the officers. Immediately
Mayor Dennis Mulvahill was seen hur
rying through the mob. He rushed up
to the policeman and ordered him to
take his hands off the prisoner. He
then told .the deputy sheriffs that they
had better let the man go. During the
argument the prisoner dashed away.
In the meantime, stones were flying
.in a shower, and one struck Mayor
Mulvahill on the head, bruising it
badly.
The two deputy sheriffs jumped on
the car and told the motorman to
proceed to the car sheds, a quarter
of a mile distant. The bombardment
did not abate, and the crowds on the
streets were so thick that the motor
man had to go slowly. The stone
throwing soon became so furious that
the officers drew their revolvers and
fired five shots in the air. This caused
the bombardment to cease ajittle and
the car reached the bams and was run
inside. The other live cars kept on the
streets received the same treatment
as they followed the first car into the
barns. s
When the last car had passed ln the
doors there were 4000 people gathered
in a vacant' lot opposite, and violence
once more broke loose. Bricks, stones
and everything that could be thrown
was hurled at the barns and anything
that belonged to the company ln the
vicinity.
. At this point Mayor Mulvahill saw
that the sergeant and nine policemen
at the car barns were entirely unable
to cope with the mob, and he sent for
Chief Coffin of the fire department.
After a short consultation the latter
ordered out an engine company and
a line of hose. Superintendent Blng
hanj also ordered every man to co
operate .with the firemen, and finally
the mob fell back belore the water.
One of the strike breakers was assist
ing the firemen in holding the hose
when a well directed brick hit him
on the head and knoctcea him to the
ground senseless.
When the mob had dispersed the
firemen and extra -policemen were or
dered back to their quarters and the
guarded the
regu,ar detailed force
^ arna - Officials of the trolley company
w111 not reveal the names of the men
ln J ured - It is positively known, how
ever, that not a man of the 12 who
were on the six cars escaped injury
of some kind. Every one of them, as
they stood on the platform of their
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head and face ^addition
^
the trolley company was severely in
i ure( ] bv a stone whieh t
J . ea Dy a 8tone which struck him on
the head. Deputy Sheriils Hendrie and
Plumbe were the principal targets for
the crowd, and each was struck on dif
ferent parts of the body at least a
dozen times. No attempt was made to
run cars tonight
In the interview the sheriff said: "I
will have no further interference on
I will
j the part of Mayor Mulvahill.
; have 100 special men here, and wüî
' do my best jo preserve peace, and if
the mayor or any one else interferes
he will be stopped. If necessary I
will supersede Mayor Mulvahill in au
thority."
Tornado in Kansas.
Topeka, Kan., May 21.—News has
reached Topeka from Horton, Kan., of
a tornado there at midnight. One or
two persons were injured, but, it is
j thought, not fatally.

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