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RENO, NEVADA. , p PUJESILISIHIISD IN HTHIE GEHEAHTSST MUnIING REGION IVt THE VDEJLID ' TOE. FI(SIHIE MECORP VOL. XXXIX PIOCHE, NEVADA, SATURDAY, AUGUST 21, 1909. No. 47 iig icids in c HIGt RICH ORE OPENED POGHE There has been no letting up in ac-' cross Pioche King territory. The tlvity this week on the Prince Consol- best equipment that money could buy idated side of the camp. Right now was purchased, and this included a that end of the district la command- 60-horse power Alamo gasoline hoist ing a great deal of attention for the ing engine, sent out by the F. C. reason that some extremely important Richmond Machinery company of Salt developments are anticipated amost uane. ine snait is u"' i""' any hour. This is especially true of merit; its rre-er,t depth 300 feet. in oruer 10 ucuiuusuaic iuui iuo geology of the region had been read Pioche King, where indications poiui that the west cross-cut will soon be into the big Prince vein which the management contends, makes its way through the Pioche King property. This cross-cut has been run out from the 300-foot station of the shaft about 200 feet and the fact that a complete change of formation with increasing mineralization in evidence as the avenue advances leads Superintend ent Smith to the belief that it will not be many days more until he will be ready to send some Important new to the headquarters of the company at Salt Lake. " Confident that the great veins op ened" in thePrlnceConsolidated, do not end within the Prince sidelines, the Pioche King company began the en- ereetic exploitation of Us property about six months ago. The shaft was located by President John A. KirDy and associates, within 250 feet of the Prfnrfl boundary and midway between where the resources mentioned should correctly, cross-cuts were started east and west from the shaft; the former towards the rich fissures and the one to the west towards the big mangan ese vein, the discovery of which In duced the exploitation of the Prince mine. The east cross-cut has been run out a little over 200 feet, encount ering on theway several beded veins and fissures, but the main resource lj probably 100 feet away yet. The west cross-cut is also out 200 feet. For nearly 170 feet it was in a metamorphosed shale; but on Tues day last a lime shale was broken into and identical to that. found in the Prince Consolidated Just proceed ing the ore body. If the dip of the vein continues regular commercial or should begin to show in the face with in another week. It might take a lit tle longer, nevertheless, conditions at the Pioche King are getting exceed ing Interesting. Paul Schultz, thfei contractor at the Or.-inn-Pinrl-! mln in Highland was in town yesterday for supplies and brought the information that ttet had struck a good vein of steel galena Ore at 85 feet depth. The vein opened out from the size of a knife blade to over six Inches with the ore lying In the shape of a V upside down. While it is yet too early to deter mine Into what proportions the re source will develop, Mr. Schultz op pressed the belief that it is going to prove to be an Important find. The Oregon-Plocbe property is sit uated to the west of the Mendha mine and the company's officials claim that their locations cover an extension of the veins which have provtd to be of immense value in the Mendha. Mr. Schultz declared to the Pioche Record, that the six inches exposed when he left the mine was practic ally all solid ore, all of which is of a splendid shipping grade. COMMERCIAL CLUB IS ORGANIZED Citizens Doits to Work For Advancement and lip-BuM- PIOCHE TRANSPORTATION :.w,',lURCIi$RSNEVytr.8T0CK. The Pioche Transportation company recently organized to take over the livery and transfer business formerly conducted here by William Culverwell has purchased ten head of fine horses which were brought into camp early in the week by Manager D. D. Sullivan. The stable now contins 28 head of stock and with the new ve hicles and other equipment added lately, the company is in position to handle a large volumn of business A. D. Smith, associated with the Telluride Power company.also gener al manager of the Salt Lake & Mer cur railroad, is president of the trans portation company. While in the city and is to occupy the site upon which the one transferred by Culverwell now stands. Lumber has been ordered and con struction work will begin just as soon as it is delivered on .the ground. CIVIL SERVICE FIXES DATE FOR EXAMINATION. UTE HEWS FROM ATLANTA GOLD CM ii i , (Special Correspondence.) . ATLANTA, Nev., Aug 18 A. C. Paul of San Francisco and- Ely, and associates, Ed Milford & Sons, have completed negotiations for a group of eight claims owned by Jim Hultz and Harry Armitage of Atlanta. These claims are considered by many. to be among the best In the camp as they lie adjacent to the Atlanta. Friends of Hultz and Armitage will be clad to hear of their Buccess as they have hung onto this property tor a number of years and put in many this week Mr. Smith arranged for the a hard day in living up to tne require- construction of a new stable, 66x92, ments by doing the annual laDor. While the consideration is not known, it is believed to be a figure which will make the former owners com fortable. It is planned by the new company to start a campaign of up to date development at once. Its about time that the business people of Pioche should wake up up and put the road - between here and there in business shape. As it is, everyone in camp Is dissatisfied with conditions and service, and are con templating on trying a trip out to Frisco. The road to Frisco Is good, but considerably longer, yet Is is es timated that enough larger load can be hauled from that way to make up for the bad conditions of the road to Pioche, distance considered. An easy route can be made by litlte la- tor In coming by way of the 15 and 21 mile houses and up Wines creek, The whole distance being prac tically level to Wines creek summit, which is at present the easiest pull on the whole route It is a known fact that the distance over this pro posed route would -be less than 60 miles. . Loads of freight are arriving daily still the camp seems to be out of everything necessary to go ahead wit Yet the camp is going ahead at that. E. D. Stone and associates have com menced excavating for a two-story stone building with basement, 40x56 feet. It will be an up to date struc ture, and is expected to cost not less than $12,000 when finished. -This will be situated on West Park street, facing the north. - The automobile driven in by-the A. C. Paul party hardly got out of hear ing before another beauty hove into camp, Tex Richard being the driver. Tex thinks Atlanta looks good. RAILROAD SURVEYORS ARE IN CAMP AGAIN. tag 'of Camp Organization Starts Out With woers Vbl. ftna Hundred Member - " - sic Salt Lake Route surveyors J have been in camp this week J working on the proposed Prince jjj Extension. An effort is being made to reduce the grade In the vicinity of the PioehevMet- J al Mining Co's Point mine i by swinging out into the flat a i little more than the original surveys called for.- Pioche Is to have a commercial club. At an enthusiastic meeting at j the court house last night a good start was made in that direction, but on account of an important Masonic gathering which was attended by many leading citizens of thd city, the completion of the organization was deferred until next Friday evening at the same time and place-when a governing board and other officials will be chosen. However, the report of the commit tee appointed at a previous gather ing to solicit membership was pre sented and read. The result of the committee's work shows that so far 92 persons have pledged themselves to pay the initiation fee of $5 into the treasury of the organization and to otherwise give it their hearty and unqualified support. NAME IS SELECTED. A name for the new organization was selected the Pioche , Commercial Henry Eiler, a former well known resident of this camp who now calls Los Angeles home, is a visitor here and has been greeting old friends for several days. The United States civil service commission announces that an ex amination will be held on September 22, 1909, for the position of railway mall clerk, at Carson City, Nevada. Age limits is 18 to 35 years. Ap plicants must not be less than 5 feet, 5 Inches In' height, without shoes or boots, and weigh not less than 130 pounds without overcoat or hat. , Application blanks and full infor mation relative to the examination, qualifications duties, etc.: can be had from Wm. David, local secretary of the United States mint at Carson City. TINTIC SMELTER IS AGAIN IN OPERATION The Tintic Smelting company's smeller has resumed operations again after a temporary shutdown, during which some needed repairs to the plant were made. The Nevada-Utah company is shin ing Day ore to Tintic The New Store. The Pioche Mercantile company has its new store dressed up attractively and manager Caffey and associates are busily engaged waiting on custo mers. The new firm carries one of the largest stocks of 'general merchar-4 dise to be found anywhere in south ern Nevada. Ed. F. Freudenthal departed for Salt Lake and New York yesterday morning. ference between President W. A. Clark and Vice-President J. Ross Clark, of the Salt Lake J J Kout, ana w. n. tsancrou, me latter representing Harriman Interests in the road, will be J held during the next few days, when it is expected, orders will be given to begin construction The Prince Consolidated man- agement has arranged for its J portion of the advance money, hence it is up to the railroad to give the word to go ahead. MACSHERRY LOSES BLOCK LINCOLN-NEVADA STOCK. The United States court held in a decision given yesterday ihat Joseph H. Tracy is entitled to 150,000 shares of the capital stock of the Lincoln Nevada Mining and Milling company, which, it Is claimed is being held by that company for W. B. MacSherry. The company Is ordered to transfer the stock to Tracy instead of Mac Sherry. T.;- - it is the result of the alleg ed fallrrc- rf MaSheny to live up to ti; asreuient with 7 racy by which the latter was to find and secure the right to purchase valuable mining properties. There was a written con tract in which Tracy agreed to do this, and MacSherry agred to sell the properties, or to organize companies for the proper development of the properties found by Tracy; the two were to equally divide tbe profits arising from such ventures. Acting undejr this contract Tracy says he secured the right to purchase fourteen claims in Ely mining district Lincoln county Nevada, and MacSher ry proceeded with the organization of the Lincoln-Nevada Mining and Mill ing company which took over the con tracts to buy the properties. The cap italization of the company was for 1,000,000 Bhares at $1 per share. Mac Sherry got 600,000 shares for his part In the incorporation, and for the con tracts which Tracy turned over to nil for the company. These shares are worth, according to Tracey, 10 cents each. Tracy declared in his complaint that MacSherry had sold a part of the stock, receiving therefor at least $10, OOO.He had frequently demanded an accounting, one-half of the proceeds from the sale of stock, and one-half of the stock remaining unsold. After hearing all of the testimony decision ..was given yesterday in Tracy's favor, and the company and MacSherry were ordered to transfer to Tracy the 150,000 shares of stock for which he asked. Salt Lake Tel club; by-laws governing Its conduct were adopted and everything possible done to get the club started off upont a successful career. The soliciting committee, consist ing of Milton L. Lee, Jesse Simmons E. E. Fuller, William Lloyd and Ed- F. Freudenthal, undertook the task: assigned to them nerly two months ago; the members of the committee icrlurmed their work dilligently and well; they have been untiring ia their effort to see the club establish ed and made a power for good in the community. MORE WORK FOR THEM The chairman of last night's meet ing, John R. Cook, also heaped . more duties upon their shoulders, they having been named as a committee to circulate the by-laws among those who had pledged themselves to sup port, but who wefe unable to be in f attendance at the meeting, and to col lect the initiation fee from them... I STEADILY GROWING Manager John R. Cook of the Mend ha mine, returned from camp yes terday morning and states that every day's work increases the tonnage of available ore. The drift to south on the 800-foot level has followed ore for more than 250 feet and the face still shows ma terial of a good shipping grade. Not long ago the richest ore body ever found in the mine was opened on this level. Mr. Cook expects to tap the same resource on the 900 level within a short time. The usual shipments are being made; but until the company in stalls new equipment, which it con templates doing in the near future, the output will not be materially in creased from what It Is at the pres ent time. RICH ORE lii THE PIOCHE METAL lil!!E Splendid news continues to come from the Pioche Metal Mining com pany's Point mine and Superintendent. David Lemmon Is taking out consid erable high grade lead-silver ore In" the regular couse of development. The winze now being sunk on an ore body, from the 100-foot level is im proving steadily. The Pioche. Metal property is a. splendid one and it is a question of. but a short while until it will have developed into a large producer. CENTENNIAL SHAFT IS BEING SENT TO DEEP. The Centennial-Pioche Mining com pany under the direction of Wil liam Lloyd, is pushing work In the shaft on its property, which yesterday was reported to be at a depth of 80 feet. The solid forma tion has not been reached yet, but Mr. Lloyd is confident as anyone can be that the wash will soon be cut through. He also believes that there will be ore showing in the bottom be fore very long.. A contract has been let to James Cline and William Price to do 100 feet of sinking. There has been considerable demand for Centennial stock lately. WATER COMPANY TO EXTEND ITS MAINS"- The Pioche Water company has de cided to extend its mains as far north'. aB the new public school building; and has placed an order for 1000 feet of. 4-inch pipe with converse lock Joint. Eighteen new hydrants have alk been ordered and the old one& are to be replaced with the- new. The extension of the water mains to the school house will be of benefit to residents of Pioche street, as they will no longer be entirely without fire protection. . : FIVE-FIFTY LEVEL OF PRINCE IS LOOKING FINE. No Dortlon of the Prince Consolida- j ted looks better than the 550 ft. level where Superintendent Lloyd has been centering a good deal energy of late. Mr.' Lloyd . declares that a raise from the 550 for a distance of 80 feet has intersected a huge beded vein containing high grade lead-gold-silver with an excess of manganese. Two cars of ore will be shipped ear ly next week. One of them, Mr. Lloyd says, carries lead running from 10 to 12 per cent; from 16 to 20 ounces In silver, $1.60 ingold and a 26 per cent Iron excess. The other car Is of a better grade; running from 130 to 140 ounces in silver, 30' per cent lead and $7 in gold. WORK PROGRESSES AT AT THE PRINCE EXTENSION. The shaft being sunk on the proper ty of the Prince Extension Mining; company which is located near th Prince Consolidated mine, is down about 70 feet. Superintendent E. W. Pierce states: that since" work was begun, progress has been made at the rate of about: two feet per shift. The Prince Ex tension is controlled by Portland, Oregon, parties. OREGON-PIOCHE EQUIPMENT IS NOW IN COMMISSION. The new equipment installed re cently at the Oregon-Pioche mine la the Highland - district is in commis sion. A contract was let sometime ago to sink the shaft 100 feet, which will take It down to 175 feet. The property is equipped with a 10-horse power gasoline engine. Postofflce For Atlanta. The petition forwarded to the post office department at Washington ask ing for the establishment of a post office at Atlanta, the new gold campt in the northern part" of the county, has rieen acted upon favorably. Pi oche is to be the-supply point. .