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SATURDAY, JUNE 7, 1919.
NEWS Here and Elsewhere SFnSsWtI THE MOHAVE COUNTY MINER AND OUR MINERAL WEALTH. CROWTHER LEAVES FOR EAST IN INTEREST OF ARIZONA BUTTE CO. OIL STOCK SALESMAN ! Last Wednesday evening H. M. Crowther, who has been general man ager of the Arizona Butte Mines the past three years, departed to the east where he will meet with a large num ber of men who are arranging the fi nancing of the property. These men have the initial amount of money ready for delivers to the company's treasury, but as the future payments have to be arranged for so that there vrjjll be no cessation in the driving of the big tunnel when work has once gotten under way. There is plenty of money in the company's treasury to cany the work over the summer and fall "months, but it will take about two years to carry the work into the mines above the Baner, where great depth will be obtained. The driving of the deep tunnel un der Stockton Hill has been the dream of the mining editor of the Miner the past twenty or more years. Through it will be reached some of the best mines of the state, carrying i'old, solver, copper, lead and zinc. Some of these veins have wonderful possi bilities in ore bearing. The Prince George, through which the tunnel is being driven, is nearly 300 feet be tween walls and there are others equally as important. This property produced largely in silver during the palmy days of mining operations at Stockton Hill. The bore would also penetrate a network of smaller veins that have produced millions in silver from wonderfully rich ore. The tun nel would cut these veins at depths ranging from 400 feet to 1500 feet, would drain them and make them pos sible their development without the expense of handling water and would also reduce the cost of timber and other larire exDcnse in the opening of the mines through the medium of shaft. Several thousand men could be nut on work on the mines in the de velopment of the hundreds of veins and the extraction ot ores. That the people have absolute faith in the undertaking is evidenced by the heavy subscription of Mohave county people to the original and subsequent issues of the company's shares. The people are sill holding the shares and will continue to do so until the big bore is a reality. HOUSING PROGRAM FOR WORKMEN A BY-PRODUCT OF TJEJORLD WAR One of the most interesting and un expected bi-products of the var hiu been the inauguartion in this country of the policy of building workmen's dwclllings by the federal government, and the inauguration of government standards of housing for workmen un der the Housing Administration of Ihe Department Oto K. Eidiit.5, the well known New York Builder, has been made Housing Administrator, at'd as sociated with him has b'isi a group of public spirited professional men working day and night to develop th government housing program. 'The government ac'.oit wili stamp for the next hundred yp-irs the typo of house that is to ba built for ind1 s trial workers", said ino ibsem-r, but irrespective of this statenci-t, there ran be no question that the standards adopted by the government will have a potent influence upon the housing of workmen in this country f)r many years to come . The government jtatuUvls recently published go into con u lerablo detail of requirements for the lo ira, le ering the questions of light, venl'.'a tion, depth of the front and back yards, the distance banveen houses, and takes into consideration even .such details as the depth of clot'ies closets, arrangements of hal's rtair.s and doors, the place fot .sinks an-l wash tubs, plumbing, heighth of buildings and 01 roojns, It vtei completely bars living quarters in 0.i:-eneiits and cel lars, and the old VJe dormitories, barracks and bunk houses, and tene ment houses are reg-arded as general ly undesirable. That the West is in advance of the Last in housing bo'Viment is shown by the fact that in the East the gov ernment standards are regarded as the high water mark in housing prac tice, while there are many towns in the West that could boast ot all gov ernment standards several years be fore such standards were made, and in many of the features, have gone the government one beter. The mining industry has lonr been interested in housing development; such towns as Ajo, built by the New Cornelia, Tyrone, built by the Thelps Dodge Corporation, Verde by the Verde Extension Co., and Clarkdale by the United Verde, would make in dustrial towns in the East built by government standards look quite ordi nary. It has been the policy of many of the mining companies of the West to encourage their employes to build their own homes, assisting them by means of their building and loan as ( Continued on Page 7) The Arizona Copper Camp, publish ed at Ray, is hot on the trail after the oil stock peddlers. Recently a stock teller went to Ray and sold a large amount of BurkBethel stock and re ceived the money for it. After the stock was sold it immediately, in ci eased about three times in value and the agent failed to produce the certi ficates and offered to return the money. The subscribers refused to take the refund and it is possible that some court action will be taken to compel the company or its agents to come across with the shares contract ed for. Southern Arizona has been fleeced by the oil share peddlers and it would appear that this is the first time that any of these fellows had made good and this one failed to come through with his obligations. DOWN OVER 600 FT. The shaft on the Arizona Mossback has reached some distance below the GOO and will be driven to the V00 before a station is cut. After open ing the station on the 700 a station will be cut on the 600 and crosscuts and drifts will be carried into the mas sive vein. The ore from the 500 to the present depth continues to be won derfully rich. The contractors are making wonderfully good time n sinking and it is expected that the first of July will see the station cut at the 700 and drifting started. The Arizona Mossback company will have plans prepared for the big mill that is to be erected on the property as soon after July as the machinery can be gotten on the ground. So much ore has been exposed in the levels that have been run at the 300, 400 and 50 that there appears to be no further necessity for the opening of ore to maintain a large plant.. Mr. Peach stated to a -Miner reporter, the other night, that there w:ii enough cp opened in the property to keep a 300 ton plant in operation for at least three years. FINISHES SURVEY OF LETS CONTRACT FOR DRIVING ADIT DRIFT Jack Empy, general manager of the Hibernia mine, has let a contract fo' the driving of an adit drift on the vein 100 feet. When this contract is completed the company will let an other contract to extend the drift to 350 feet, where it is expected to get below the old ore body at a depth of 200 feet. Mr. Empey brought in some excellent milling ore from the proper ty, which was taken from the vein at the grassroots. It is expected that a large vein of this class of ore will be opened and that the smaller vein will produce considerable tonnage of very rich ore, similar to that taken from the property years ago. The Hibernia is situated near the backbone of the Wallapais and many miles from any other camp. The com pany now operating the property has been building roads and thails into it and will soon have it accessible to automobiles and trucks. SUPREME COURT MINING PROPERTY R. C. Jacobson, of the Mohave As saying and Engineering company, re turned the first of the week from the McCracken Silver-Lead Camp, where he had been making surveys of the mines and platting the property. He reports that the mill is doing excell ent work and will soon be shipping concentrates to the smelter. E! TO OPERATE CARR MINES A leasing company to take over and operate the Carr mines, in the Cedar Valley mining district was formed in Kingman last week by R. C. Jacobson, I. C. fitricker, J. H. Conway, W. P. Carr and I. M. George and others. Mr. Carr is to have charge of the work and operations are to be com menced at once. The mines are situ ated near the old Arnold, and have splendid possibilities. Ore was open ed up some years ago, but owing to the condition of silver the ore bodies were untouched. We feel sure that the leasers will have no trouble in outputting a large tonnage of high grade silver ore. ORE ON 200 FT. LEVEL The drift from the 200 level of the Catherine mine has broken into the vein, but as no drifting has been dine on the ore no idea of its value can be had. The drift is being carried off into the ore body in the opposite dir ection.The opening of the ore on the 200 level will give the company a big back of ore that, if carrying the same values of that found in the 100, will prove the property one of the big things of the county. The supreme Court of the United i States this week affirmed the judg ment of the circuit court of appeals i,n the litigation involving the patent to the Minerals Separation company to the use of pine oil in the flotation process. This suit was primarily against the Butte and Superior com pany, but a number of other corpora tions were involved in the litigation. The decision of the supreme court af firms the right of the Minerals Separ ation company to collect royalty on its patent, the lower court having assess ed this royalty at $10,000,000 against the Butte and Superior, and about $60,000,000 against all the operating companies at Butte. While the pay ment of this bagatelle would not put much of a crimp in a newspaper man, it will be found rather difficult to dig up the money among the bevy of min ing companies and some of them will probably go out of business. Some of the companies had taken time by the forelock and laid away the neces sary amount for royalties, but the larger operators preferred to fight the flotation company. As the use o oil and other sub stances has been in existence many years before the Minerals Separation company fellows ever heard about the subject of raising metals in oil froth it does not look right to give these fellows a strangle holt on the mineral industry. A woman at first perfect- fed, or at least found the way, to use oil in the floating of minerals, but the other fellow not only gets the credit but the doug for successfully applying the treatment. It is much similar to the muchly discussed and litigated McArthur-Forrest cyanide treatment of ores. Cyanide was used in the laboratory many years before either of these patents were born, yet they applied the process to the com mercial treatment of ores and really got away with the royalty part of it until some one tried conclusions with them. Some one will find a simpler way than the use of pine oil and the Minerals Separation will be a thing of the past, although they will have tak en the cream from the mining com pany's milk. gmiliiimimmiiiiimimiiiii iiniilMmiiiiiimimilimimiimimilHllillimiilli; IF YOU WANT YOUR I J WORK DONE RIGHT i I go to the best equipped machine and I s blacksmith shop In Arizona. Spring i work a specialty. Oxycetyline Weld- i Big in connection. I J. C. MADDUX, Kinsman. ..mm. immini iilimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii mm, ,m MINING PRODUCTS BOUGHT ., We are Smelters, Refiners and Beyers of Gold and Silver Ores. Concentrates Cyanide Products Amilgain, Bullion, Hatinum, Batter) Cliips and OM Cower l'latcs. HIGHEST CASH KATES PAID WILDBERG DROS. Established II Yuri Offices 41HM Pacific Bldg. Fourtii and Market Sis. San Francisco 5 I I iiiiiiiHitimiiii.- , w " . -." A. B. Peach, of Prescot, who is field man of the Phelps-Dodge Copper com pany, visited the Arizona Mossback mines the first of the week and is enthusiastic over the wonderful show ing in that property. He was taken through all the drifts and crosscuts from the first level to the 500 and says that he could hardly believe that what he saw was true. So great was his surprise with the immense ore bodies opened up that he is to return in a few days and continue his inves tigations of Mohave Count v propel ty. DEPARTMENT OP THE INTERIOR United States Land Office Phoenix, Arizona, May 26, 1919 TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Township survey plats of Town ships 10 and 11 South, Range 26 East, G. & S. R. Mer., Twp. 13 and 14 South, Range 22 East, G. & S. R. Mer., and Twp. 14 andl5 South, Range 21 East G. & S. R. Mer. have been received at this office from the Surveyor Gener al of Arizona, and such plats will be officially filed at this, office on July 10, 1919 at 9 o'clock A. M. Applications for the unappropriated lands embrac ed therein' will be received at this of fice on and after June 19, 1919. Ranges 16 and 18 West G. & S. R. Mer., and Twp. 12 North, Ranges 13, 14, 15, 19 and 20 West G. & S. R. Mer., have also been received at this office from the Surveyor General of Arizo na, and such plats will be officially filed on July 2, 1919 at 9 o'clock A. M., the unappropriated lands embraced in such surveyed townships becoming subject to application on and after Juno 11, 1919. J. L. IRVIN, Regiser SCOTT WHITE, Receiver TO CAPACITY OF MILL Thomas Bell; the owner of the Cy clopic mine, is adding to the capacity of his milling plant and expects to soon have it up to 150 tons daily. With a larger milling plant we believe that all the ore in sight in the Cy clopic can be mined and milled profi tably. R. S. Billings, the well known min ing engineer of Kingman, paid a pro fessional visit to the property this week and was much impressed with its capabilities. EXAMINES "DAD" MINING PROPERTY 'S James Dundon has gone to the Hi bernia country, where he expects to look over the property of "Dad" Bin ford. Mr. Binford brought in some very good ore from the mine and be lieves he has one of, the big things of that section. OIL! OIL!! OIL!!! The TEXAS fields are proving big ger every day. We can lease good land for only $5 per acre. Wire de posit. Confidential advice on any company. BLACK BROS. BROKERS Oatman and Banger Texas. Sheep-Salt- SALT Rock Lump Salt Tarr, McComb & Ware Commercial Co. Sheep-Salt SALT Rock Lump Salt Tarr, McComb & Ware Commercial Co. THE UNIVERSAL CAR The Ford Motor Company have in structed us to sell the genuine Ford Parts to any and every reliable Ga rage who will pledge their use in the repair of Ford cars. The genuine Ford Parts are absolutely necessary to the owner of Ford cars that he may get full service from his car. 5e carry them and so, we hope, in a short time will every reliable Ga rage. We solicit your service busi ness because we have the Ford Meth ods, the Ford Parts, the Ford 'Me chanics and the Ford Prices. Inci dentally would be glad to get your order for one or more Ford cars. . J. A. TARR & CO. Kingman, Arizona Lang's Theatre Program for Week Ending June 13th v:.- SATURDAY, JUNE 7. GERALDINE farrar .. In "The Turn of a Wheel" Also Harold I,lovd Comedy Prices. 17 and 39c An Intensely mystery story with Monte Carlo the great lnternatloml gambling resort as the back ground. A place where the remark Is often heard. "Well There's Been Another Suicide" when a player loses his all in an attempt to break the band. But this Is not such. An absorbing tale which will give you good entertainment. Also a slapstick-comedy. SUNDAY, JUNE 8 . THE LEE KIDS In "Tell It to The Marines" also Christie Comedv BEQUI.AB PRICES The "Babv Grand" stars In a comedy drama which has a laugh In every foot of the film. This Is a war picture, but not a European war but war between the I,ee Kids and the butler and let me tell vou that If Sherman saw this he would still have his old saying. Donf Miss This. MONDAY, JUNE 9. A Fox Special also 2-part Sennett Comedy "THE roOtlSH AGE" Prices, 17 and 39c. This Is the great morality plav of the 117X.,- T 1ir u xt j. nKV a proniiction unparalleled In power Why 1 WOUld Not MaiTV and magnificence. Altogether soothing . " J new and different telling nn iK.x.iin. tale of the four different reasons whv a young and beautiful girl did not marry Also one of Mack Sennet best foolish comedies. A bill you should not miss. A gripping story of the great north west, touching the deep undercurrents of human emotions and weaving a web of romance, which grips and enthralls, showing the passions of men like the storms of the northwest. Also a Strand nonsence comedy. TUESDAY, JUNE 10 ANNA Q. NIELSON "The Way of the Strong" also Strand Comedy REGULAR PRICES WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11. ELSIE FERGUSON In 'Under the Greenwood Tree' 2nd Episode "LURE OF THE CIRCUS" REGULAR PBICES He thinks she Is a gypsy, she thinks he Is a gypsy and the real gypsies think both the man and girl are their game. You'll miss a great mlxup and a great picture If you miss this one. Also the Ind episode of the thrilling serial. The Lure of the Circus". This one Is the "Giants Leap". THURSDAY, JUNE 12. WALLACE REID The question is. If you read In the paper that you had Inherited 40 million dollars In In real money and you were eating a "TOO MANY MILLIONS" 1 I " 'JlT' IS Te nxai lucai ifi uij a .vuu jvm .iiuru Also 2-part Sunshine Comedy REGULAR PRICES the meal before going for the money? Also a Sunshine Slapstick. FRIDAY, JUNE 13. ALICE BRADY A thrilling mystery story which makes you hold your breath, weep and won- ln der and then lets you let It out, re- "In the Hollow of the Hand" "eve,d anf ? LTUL 'hn6 heroine played only as Alice Brady can, Lyon & Momn Comedy " ne wl be ex,ce,lent entertainment. BEGUXiAR PBICES Also a good comedy. - sjiiniiiuiiii liiititin liitfiiitiiintftiiiiiitiirtiiiiitiijirnriiniiiitnii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiHittiiiiiiiuiiutuiiiiiiiiniiiiii iiitiiiiiiiiiiimiimiiiiiitmniutuituuiin I L. H. FOSTER I F 1 CIVIL E N G I N E E K J DERGROUND I U. S. Mineral Surveyor kingmam, akizona iimumiimmiiijwmuiiumuiijiiimiiiiiiiiiuuijiii Directory of Mines .Below will be found, for ready reference, the names, locations and officers of mining companies operating in Mohave County. ARIZONA BUTTE MINES CO. Operating t ARIZONA BUTTE MINES Located in 'the Stockton Hill Section, 12 miles north of Kingman, Arizona. Gold, Silver and Lead. Offices Kingman, Arizona. ARIZONA MOSSBACK MINES COMPANY Mines and Works, Business Offices, Oatman, Arizona. Kingman, Arizona. 8 DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS: Charles W. Maier, , - President William H. Holcomb -. . .Vice-President and Counsel Margaret E. Kempley, Secretary and Treasurer Charles H Burlock....General Manager Jess W. Speidel Director Lee C. Paull Director D. Garth Hearne Director ' ' Jack Lamb Superintendent DRAFTING, MAPS, UNDERGROUND SURVEYS MOHAVE ASSAY & ENGINEERING OFFICE New Modern Plant Phone Blue 127 One Block East Arizona Central Bank r A, 1