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\y1 e sI The Lump City Miner. VOL. 1.—No. 16. LUMP CITY, MONTANA, SATURDAY, APRIL 20, 1895. For Mining Suppliés and Machinery OF GOOD, SUBSTANTIAL AND HONEST QUALITY, AND FOR PROMPT and INTELLIGENT SERVICE, go to A. M. HOLTER HARDWARE CO. 119 and 116 North Main Street, 11ELKNA, MoNTAN.t TURNER & CO. Grocers and. Miners' Supplies, 20 AND 22 EDWARD ST. Montana LueerrdManufacturing Co. MINING TIMBERS and BUILDING MATERIAL of ALL KINDS. Yards Located at If 11.FNA and teuTTE. A. N. ADAMS, Cor. Park St. and Sixth Ave., - - - HELENA, MONT. Plumbing, Heating and Ve9tilating. Wholeeale and Retail Dealer in Iron. Pipe and Fittings, Valves, Pumps, Milling and Mill Supplies. James Twiford, DEALER IN Furniture, Bar Fixturee'and Stoves, Ore Sacks and Tents, HARNESS, ETC. Ten Thousand Second Hand Articles of Every Description to be soldat one-half their ac- tual value. 235 N. Nain St., HELENA. H. H. ASHLEY, boliipi Livery, Feed and Sale Stable. . Iii Ni.rtli Park Asenoe, _ HELENA Telepl 12D. ‚ lie Ashley Stable is now run- ning a daily ceach between Helena and Lump City, leaving the Grand Central Hotel every morning at 8 o'clock; returning leave Lump City at 3:30 p. m. • doe Fare, one way Round trip Freight, 100 lb& or over..25o Package« . $1.00 1.50 per 100 lhe ..... 25 and 500 ANDREW WOODS, Barber Shop and Bath Room, 33 1 4 S. Main St., Helena. FRED. J. THOMAS, ASSAYER. Silver and Gold . up° Silver, Gold and Lead.. ........150 Copper 1.50 24 Edwards St., Helena, Mont. P. 0. Box. 1$21 —THE MONTANA Restaurant. No. 26 North lain Street, OPPOSITE FIRST NATIONAL BANK. In tle‘ most °lee -wily app,intod Restaurant went iif Private dining-roome. Every- thing new. Particular attention given to ladies and children. Y.,\ can come to this Popular family resort resting assured or receiving the moat courteous treatment. Finest Lundi in the City Served from 11:30 till 2 p.m. OPEN DAY AND NIGIIT THE IONTINA RESTAURANT WALCOTT & STEPHENS, PROP'118. Helena Iron Works Ore Cars and Burkets, Trark Iron, Car Wheels, Iron and Brass Castings, elf. Special Mining MaellinoT> tif . all kinds tirade to order. Miners' and Prospectors supplies of all kinds. Work promptly attended to on short notice. A. M. WILLIAMS, Agent, Miner Otliee • The Hartford Saloon Lump Gulch ILABTOHD, MONTANA. THE FINEST OF WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS. KUTH & CO., Proprietors. 11**T Cold T.nn,1,.., Rer Dr. A. Chas. Dogge, spEcIALIKT. Diseases of Women and Children. Grime co. Sixth Ave. and Main St.. Telephone Ile HICIALWA, MONT. tiro Private Diana*** of Men treated roccem- Ily. Trip made to Lump (wileh an' I .eirr,,orul- , i i...,ontry when deodrad. - Arthur J. Craven, vrrotiNEY-AT- LA\ I, 2 and R, Parchen i klitLEN A . MIINTANA Hotel, HARTFORD, - MONTANA. This Hotel is elegantly fin n- ished throughout. Meals, 50 tent& li4mins. 50 tents. Special rates to permanent boarders. , GIVE US A TRIAL. Hartford Assay Office A. J. SCHUMACHER. Assays Made for all Metal. Analyses of Ores, Coals, • Limestone, Fire Clay, Etc. Lowest Rates Consistent With GoeiPIVerk. RIT1) & CRAIG CO. Batley Block, Helena, Mont. Make Shirts to Measure. I Iats and Men's Goods. MINES AND MINING. 7 Regular Weekly, Clean-up from the Mines of the Lump Gulch District. Mining Note. and 14 4 Pnalt of the Day er an iniereattne Character. Bar silver, 67. 1401(1, $2.95. Cipper, $9.37 1 4. THE LIVERPOOL. What is probably the greatest strike that has so far been made in the history of Lump Gulch is now in process of being 1118(15 in the west drift of the 400 foot level of the Liverpool mine. Ever since it was known that the shaft on this property had been sunk to a depth of 400 feet, which point it reached about weeks ago, speculation has been as to what would be discovered It was contended by those best acquainted with the formation of Lump Gulch, that equally as rich ore would be encountered at that depth as at any of the levels above, while others were fear fui that the lode would not go down. At about the time thescrosscut struck the lead the night shift was taken off which seemed to give color to the rumor that the lode was barren where encoun- tered. It was reported, and quite gen- erally believed, that while there was some ore at the point of contact, it was concentrating in character and that the values all lay above. Just at this par- ticular time Mr. Merrill was abent in California, and it was impossible to get any authentic information, but since his return the night shift has been again resumed, and work started at the 400 in the west drift. • At the point of contact whore the crosscut struck the lead a strip of bar- ren ground was found. This was no more than was expeeted by the owners, as itrwas true in all the levels above except at the 100 fixit level, where ore was found where the crosscut was driv- en into and cut the lead. But at the lower levels barren ground waa found in every instanoe, and about the only dif- ferenoe between the utstr levels and the 400 is that the \tortet\ or barren ground is a few feet wider than it was where found above. As the drift pro- gressed west ore began to come in, and when we visited the level this week was about fourteen inches wide, stand- ing in the face of the drift like a huge wedge, with the big end down. This drift is now in about 40 feet, and half of it iamn ore richer than any ever produeed in the mine, in car load lots. Assays have been made from this ore as high as 1200 ounces, we are informed, and we were shown the result of one sample that gave a return of 862!¡ ounces in silver and $6.40 in gold to the ton. We regard the Liverpool strike as of the utmost importance to the camp demon- strating as it does, that the mines go to the deep. It adds a value to every pros- pect and mine in the camp, in addition to its individual worth, which it did not before possess. Should thé ore chute prove continuous, as it no doubt will. and as it gives indications of doing, it will result in the employment of more men, when the ground for steiping is in readiness. It is also the Intentem to sink another 100 feet in the very near fu- ture, which will be about the capacity of the present hoist. seven great there. TEl BIRMINGHAM is an extension of the Liverpool, and ad- joins it on the east, lying between that lode and the Tycoon. The claim l«longs to Messrs. Merrill & Miller, the owners of the Liverpool. and has always been considered by them as choive ground. A crew of men were put at work on the claim to sink . s prospect hole on the vein in order to determine the richness and extent of the quartz on the surface. At the depth of about five roe ore was found of very high grade character, and ooneiderehle of it. The outlook for a mine in the Birmingham is quite annour aging, and it may be possible that oz. tenaive operations will be begun on the property. There seems to be a group of very tine mines on the Liverpool hill, (-hint among which may he mentioned the Washington, Flora, Birmingham, Ty- et ifolon, Hoodoo, irning Star, Mary Jane and Garnet lorationg. All theme claims will be worked in the near future, and the wealth that will be taken out of the Liven.- hill it would be difficult le estimate THE TIIONI AR. the building. Fortunately the wind, which at the time the tire caught, was blowing dew° the gulch at a pretty stiff pace, kept the Hawes away from the building until water could be hauled up from the mine and the tire got under control. At one time the rear end of the building was on tire but by the hardest $2.00 A YEAR. BABY HELEN. )uring the past week the timbers for the whip, which for the present will be used for hoisting purposes, have been placed in position. The shaft is down 75 feet, and they have had ore in the bot- tom of it, ever since work commenced. There is a most excellent showing on kind of work it was put out. The wood- this property for a mine. Six men are pile, which consisted of dry limbs and at present employed there. logs gathered from the surface of the * * * ground, down timber, and containing THE LITTLE NELL. about fifteen cords of wood, was entirely I Work progresses finely on the Little destroyed. Some of the down timber on , the hillside above, old dry stumps, etc. » Nell as usual, and ore teams are con- stantly busy hauling the high grade crop raised there down the gulch. Next to the Liverpool the Little Nell markets more ore than any other mine in the gulch, and the ore is perhaps richer in character, in car load lots, than is pro- duced elsewhere. * * * caught fire, and in the high wind that prevailed added to the smoke and gen- eral confusion. The shaft has reached a depth of 120 feet, and water is 'outing in quite freely THE HOPE. Grob, Henton and Hogan have bonded the different interests in this property and have . moved the Washington hoist over to the mine and set it up. Under the tonne of the bond in this deal Mr. Jacob) Danielson owns a two-thirds in- terest. Joseph and George Hooper a ninth each, and Warren Toole retains his holding in the mine, amounting in the new deal to a one-fourth interest. The bond hoe a year to run from the 4th of May, next. Jacob Danielson's two- thirds interest in the property was se- cured for $9,(X)0.00 -the amount of the !hewer interests we were unable to learn, but they were probably bonded at about the same proportion as the Danielson two-thirds. When Grob, Renton (S: 00. commenced to investigate on this prop- erty they started 'in the *bottom of a shaft 45 feet deep. They took the wat- er out with a whip and sunk the shaft about ten feet deeper, enough to satisfy theinselvee that the mine was a good one. Some ore was found in this shaft of pretty high grade character perhaps as high as 500 ounces ----and the lead is about two and one-half feet in width, filled with streaks of splendid looking ore and fine quartz. The hanging wall is well de- fined and in the bottom of the shaft the foot wall is coming in. The hoist has been put up on this shaft and it will be put down 150 or 200 feet as soon as it is possible to do it. The probabilities are that the Hope will make a mark for itself, at least the indications point very strongl> that way. Ili KING SOLOMON made a shipment of ore from the 200 foot level anil the stoves above last week. The mine is looking splendidly. The King Solomon had its beet ore chute on the 100 and they. have one man at work there now taking out ore. It is expect- ed to put a steam hoist on thin property very soon. The mine is under bond, which has six months yet to run, to Messrs. Timothy Wilcox, W. F. Whittle- ker and John S. Miller, of Helena. There is probably no mining property in this bonanza district whieh to-day hue a better show to make a great mine than has the King Solomon. It has alreiely produced about $14,000 net, and the work so far as (lone ie (if the best. The lode is from 2 to 12 feet wide and con- tains on the walls a blue black talo from one inch up to 18 inches in width. The depth of the shaft is only 2' 0) feet and so far no water has been enr•writered. All praetical nattera units , in the opinion that when the shaft is put down t, the water level, which it is estimated will be within about 100 feet, ore in large quan- tities will be found. Another car of ore will Iss ready for shipment iih,ut the last of làe month. • • • THE FRIA'\(NAGE. Tho shaft on this property h as new reached the 200 foot level and orcesout tiny to the lode was com menoed Tb ura day. It ia eatimated that the lode will be found within twenty feet, and will not be reached until some time next week. THE LITTLE A m Nothing of mpecial importanee in con- nection with this mine tier week with the exception that they are drifting. The shaft is betuoen two leads and crosscuts will prebably he run to both of them from the bottom of the abaft. A strike of pretty good (ire was made porno nix weeks or Fie ago, before the putting en of the new machinery and ai oomproapor. ;Ind win ra sunk in it, sirive which timo they have been sinking the main shaft every thing IH in psll. I near tlicv taking out ore It is relsirtott that, a rich of ore THE IlION CYP. O. R. Allen and Frank Murray, both interested in the Little Alma mine, this week moved the hoist machinery for- merly used on their mine in Strawberry Gulch up Lump Gulch about one-half a mile from the city, and will set it up on the Iron Cap lode, it very promising prospect owned by these gentlemen. Work hits been in progress in this prop- erty for some tune, and the outlook now warrants the employment of machinery. * * MINING NOTES. The Washington hoist was hauled over to the Hope last Friday afternoon. It is reported that the Thomas will begin crosscutting in a day or two. Several fine locations have been made in the Colorado district and on Clancy creek during the hast week. F. Johnson struck ore in the Mims, situated between the Little Alma and the Muskegon, this week. The hoist on the-King mine has been placed in position and started up and the work of sinking resumed. Jacob Danielson has bonded to War ren Toole and S. A. !Whet, of Helena, the Dandy lode, an extension on the east of the Hope mine, for 82,000. The bond has ten months to run. Messrs. Toole & Balliét expect to sink on the Dandy in the near future. There has never been any work to amount to any done on this vein, but it is very strong on the surface and is regarded as a very tine prospect. At the top of the divide, at the head of Lump Gulch, Messrs. Sykes and San- ders have a prospect under bond from Mr. Rorbert MoDaniels, an old-time ranehman on the road from Unionville tsi Red Mountain. Development work has been in progress there some time, and ‚tome pretty tall stories have been told of the property. The latest rep( irt from there is that they have six inches of pay ore, two inches of which will pan $1 0 .(X) per pound (if roek in gold. Lest October, from rock selected from the crtippings of the lode, $185.00 was panned out, the rock being crused in a hand mortar. Hase Hall The league season of base ball opened April 18. The initial games resulted as follows: Chicago, 10, St. Louie, 7, at St. Louis; Brooklyn, 7, New York, 4, at New York; Philadelphia, 7, Baltimore, 6, at Balti- more; Cincinnati, 10, Cleveland, 9, at Cincinnati; Louisville, 11, Pittsburg, 2, at Louisville. Will Flight the Law. Tho gamblers of Montana, it is repor te' I. have concluded to tight the anti gambling law passed by the last legisla titre. The point to be raised in fighting the law will be that there was no chap ter 9 of the penal code to he amended Tho test (Ilse, it is understood, w in be made up in Hutto and pushed through the various stages as rapidly as peeiehle, so am te get it before tho supremo court The gambling houses in Helena and other pine\' will up pending the decision t he Butte eitee. Dane, at Alhambra and the I limp (luleh wool. On the evening ef April Usti a very pleasant d•nne was held at the Alham bra Hot Springs Hotel, Which was large ly at tended from all sections of the roun try, including the Capital. 'The Alharn bra is A ľ'''' ‚rite place of reeert. At the I soup Gillet' 'lend a dares% was given last Friday night, whinh was also large- ly attended A' epeeial train wag run out from lIclona. Sparks from thin smoke stack of the e as encountered Vreln,, night in the Hex Itt ii lint*r's, Clime', at $240 p ee on . Thomne hoost mot fire to the woodpile in bottom of the shaft nn this property, the rear (if the hoist building and on the phowing gray eopper and brittle silver, hillside just above it, last Tueada noon, and the Phut* gives evidenre of being Illankm of all kinds for sale at the which at one time thr.eAtted t, destroy exteheiv Its ae rich. Min:Fiz office