The Lump City Miner (Lump City, Mont.) 1895-1895, June 22, 1895, Image 1

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a d 8 - ire It. ies were Hay werte min, eon. liam eTero Picot ;rood Wes tcher xipos Neill innp ding latcd t all f thr folly tress. The Lump City Miner. VOL. 1.—No. 25. LUMP CIT V\ MONTANA, SATURDAY, JUNE 22, 1895. $2.00 A YEAR. For Mining Supplies and Machinery OF GOOD, SUBSTANTIAL AND HONEST QUALITY, AND FOR PROMPT and INTELLIGENT SERVICE, go to A. M. HoLTER HARDWARE CO. 118 and 11û Nerth Main Street, . - - _ HELEN t. tN FAN.t TURNER eft CO. Grocers and Miners' Supplies. 20 AND 22 EDWARD T. Montana Lumber rd Manufacturing Co, MINING TIMBERS and BLILDING- MATERIAL of ALL KINDS. Yards Located at II ELENA and BUTTE. A. N. ADAMS, l'or. Park St. and Sixth Ave., - - - HELÉNA, MONT. Plumbing, Heating and Ventilating. Wholesale rind Retail Dealer in Iron Pipe and Fittings, Valves, Pumps, Mining and Mill Supplies. PRICES ARE CUT DEEP. UNCLE SA 62 South Main Street, HELENA, MONTANA. Having puroliased the entire Stock of Looenstien, Cohen & Co., of St. Louis, Mo., at less than 50 per cent on the dollar, arid in order to reduce my mammoth stock, 'consisting of Clothing, Gent's Furnishing Goods, Gloves, Rubber Coats, Boots and Shoes, Hats, Caps, Notion. Etc., we will offer for sale, beginning Wed- nesday, May 29th, at PRICES NEVER HEARD OF BEFORE. JUST LOOK: 100 Suits of good, durable goods at $3 00 150 Suits at 375 40 Suits of Scotch Tweed lett, absolutely all wool, at 4 75 100 Coats and Vests, good cassiraere, for a coat and vest 2 50 1,000 pair of Pants, from 75e up to (all sizes, 36 tia 42) 3 50 500 Suits Underwear, a bargain at $2.00 50 100 Dozen Oversli irts, 15e to 1 50 Laundried Shirts, ('oilers and Cuffs attached at 40 Unlaundried Shirts at 25 100 Dozen Crush and Stiff Fiats at 25 150 Dozen Straw Hats, from 10e up A full line of Boots, Shoes, Suspenders and Gentlemen's Furnishing Goods. Yachting Cape, sold everywhere at 75e and $1, sold at our store for 25 -- THE PEOPLE'S STORE, 513 and 515 Broadway, Helena, Mont, HEADQUAE l'EHS YOH Groceries, Dry Goods, Tinware, Notions, CHINAWARE, Hay, Grain and General Merchandise, CHEAPER THAN DIRT FOR SPOT CASH. ( II %M.A.`, H. BENTON, Prop. James Twiford, FI' Furniture, Ilar Fixtures and ANDREW WOODS, Barber Shop and Rath Room, , S. Main St , 11. ',FT). J. 'Mom Stoves, \ A Se AYER. Ore Sacks and Tents. \ IIARNESS, ET('. Ten Thousand Second Hand Articles of Every Desctiption to be sold at one-half their ac- tual value. 235 N. Main St., HELENA. s. Main St., liclemt, Mont. Over Gamer's Shoe Store 1 . 0. Box, 1321 Helena Iron Works Ore Cars and Burleis, Truk Iron, Car 1111 , 41s. Iron and Brass Castings, etc Special Machinery of all kinds made to order. Miners' and Prospectors supplies of all kinds. Work promptly attended to on short notice. A. M. Wint.rAm4, Agent, Miner Offloe. \SCHREINE effI, 138 N.' Main Street. IIFLENA. GREAT DEPARTMENT STORE, MAIN STREET, - HELENA. We carry a gtneral line of Gro- ceries and House Furnishing goods and at: prices that will satisfy any buyer. This we guar intee. SCH REIN ERs Arthur J. Craven, ATTORNEY -AT- LA*, Rooms Ifl And I. Bailey Meek. HELENA. El NTANA. Mannfactunit iif Fine Domestic Cigars, And Dealer in All kinds of Pipes, Smoking ancl - ChewL ing. Tobaccos. NInef. it I ainn Men Employed REED & CRAIG CO. Batley Block, 'Mena, Noe Make Shirts to Measure. Hats and Men's Goods. MINES AND MINING. Regular Weekly Clean-up from the Mines of the Lump Gulch District. Mining - Notes anil Item* of if, Day of an Interegting Chigractr Bar silver, 063.. Lead, e3.12t. Copper, $10.50. * * ORE saiemeriTs POW THE WEER. Liverpool 2 care. Little Nell. 1 \ Free Coinage 1 / /7 2 King Solomon 1 \ * * * THE HOPE. The water in the Hope mine affects the nisi] working there, who, by the way, have used it for drinking purposes, driving all the bad blood to the surface in the shape of painful boils. Since work commenced there four different men have been so affected that they could not work. This would indicate that the water is highly mineralized, and is of itself regarded as a good in- dication—not for the men but for a mine. The mine is now down 200 feet and drifting will commence both ways from the bottom of the shaft on the vein. It is a pretty safe guess to say that the Hope will be shipping ore within the next ten days or two weeks. Messrs. Grobe Houton & Hogan are to be vongratulated on the success of their operates; on this property, and the work there accomplished shows what can be done by intelligent and. tnorough business methods. It is only two months since a pick was first stuck into the ground on the Hope and to -day it bids fair to pay them as well, if not better than did the Washington. Under the management of Mr. Joseph Bald o in, whom no more gentlemanly or efficient foreman ever had charge of a mine, the same crew of men are employed that he had gathered around him while the life of the lease it the Washington last- ed, and the work accomplished there during the past rreelo; ie a auth- cient monument to any mo ing man's reputation. THE KING SoLonoN The King Solomon shipped their usual car load ot high grade o r e tt rie ase k, Wednesday. They bai» a tine chute of ore in the 200 -foot level, about 150 feet west of the shaft, as good looking as anything so far discovered in the prop- erty. There is no question but what the King Solomon is a good property, and it is to be hoped that the gentlemen who have it under bond will equip it with a steam hoist and sink it down to the dei t and make a mine of it. There is n reason why the King Solomon should not become one of the greatest prop- ortion in Clancy gulch. It is thiely located and has been a steady shipper for almost a year past, in a small way, paying for all development, though only outfitted with a whim. We understand that if an extension of the bond can be secured that a steam hoist will be placed on the property and preparations made for more extensive developments. Mr. Timothy Wilcox, who has had the man- agement of this property, has made for himself quite an enviable reputation at the King Solomon. LITTLE KATIE. Ore was first encountered in the haft of this property when it veer, about sight feet deep, about one and one -bait inches in width, but very high grade, assaying as hie as 220 ounces. At a depth of 30 feet the pay streak had widened out to from 5 to 8 inches of the same character of ore. Froinhin point it narrowed a little, but at a dêpth of 55 feet widened out again with a slight change in the ore, but fortunately for the better. A whim has been put up_on the propor t y and two shifts of men, night tin.' , are now ompli)yed th e r e . Th or ,. been, ao far, but very little e ator U, tend with. If the Little Katie knell on improving in the future an fast as it has so far dope, the Latsch Brothers are cure to knife a mine there. These Fren tlemen were also the discoverers of the Little Alms, we understand. ; * LAST CHANCE. This property is Water' on the divide in the little park between Lump and Clancy gulches, on the Lump slope, about a mile from town, anil ia owned hy Dr. Treary, Messrs. Cavanaii,:hii Beattie. The property has a sicift feet in depth, and a contract ha' ' let for 100 additional feet of , which will, in all probability, edit .r, tar to the coming mines of this a. 1. r f , 11 mineral district: The shaft now °le ig a perpendicular one, and the 100 -foot level gives indications of whet may be expected lower down. The Last Chanoc is located in a most beautiful little mountain park, from which a flue view of both Clancy and Lump gulches can be obtained for a long distance in either direction. * * * THE BADGER. averages 118 ounces to the ton. The ore chute was ›unearthed in a tunnel, which he had driven into the hill about 40 feet. Eli Knob)), an old time Montana min- ing nian, now and for many years past ar resident otflelena, visited Lump for the first time this week, since the re -dis- covery of the camp and the new order of things here. He was a little late in startling, but he \got there Eli,\ just 'lhe Badger, located above Alhambra the saute. It is possible that his investi - Springs, will make a shipment of ore gations may lead to his boconting inter - next week, and will also increase the ested in some prospect here. force of men now at work there by doubling it up. They have about 40 inches of solid ore in the incline shaft, and if it keeps up its lick the Badger will become famous. There are several tine looking prospects in the immediate vicinity of the Badger, all showing weq on to;.and so far as developed, notably' a pr( 'poet being worked by the Lyon Bros. Thomas and Walter now about 50 feet in depth, which has a fine vein of mineralized quartz heavily charged with iron pyrites, running, some of it, as high as $40 in gold. The country rock in that locality is porphyry, and the indications are more than good for several paying properties there. One can etand on the dump of the Badger and look across the intervening hills and plainly see the dump of th o great Alta, several miles away. where 250 men are given constant employment and have been kept con- stantly going for years past, notwith- standing the bitter tight waged against the white metal. * * MINING NOTES. W. W. Mine, an old-time printer, being one of the founders of the Neihart Herald, is a resident of this city and actively engaged in developing his quartz claim, the Sheboygan, located near the Back Pay and King Solomon, in Clancy gulch. The prospect is of excellent promise, and the shaft has reached a depth of 50 feet. What might have been a serious accident to Mr. Hillis hap- pened the other day when the buoket, fortunately empty, started down the shaft, in the bottom of which Mr. Ililhis was at work, spinning the windlass around with such velocity that after the bucket struck the bottom of the saaft the windlass jumped out of the upriehts, and the erliire outfit, including !rope, handle and a board or two fell t() bottom of the shaft. The falling of the bucket scared Hillis out of about three years' growth, but he fortunately escaped injury from it by springing into the corner of the shaft and warding it of/ with his hands as it came down, but when the lumber consignment started and he glanced up and saw it corning, he said he made up his mind that the Advents had hit it for once and that the eme of the world was at hand, but had arrived a day or two before it was billed. shaft being so full of falling timber it was impossible for him to escape in- jury, and he was quite pain(ully bruised and out about the head and shoulders, though for a wonder not seriously. The \breakstrap\ broke is what caused the accident, and the windlass jumped out of the nprights because not properly se- cured. How the top man allowed the windlass to get the best of him, after thé strap broke, hei cannot explain himself. John A. Bieber is driving a tunnel to out the Bunker Hill vein. This prop- erty is located in Ohio gulch, south of the Rocky l'oint and PASe of the Hope. The tunnel is in about 80 feet and will cut the vein somewhere about 100 feet in the ground. Work has been tetnporarly suspended on the Abe Linoole, and it is not just now known when it will be started up again. The prospect is a wet one, and up to the time when the contract expired no ore worth speaking of had been dis- covered in the vein. The p r oparry is regarded as valuable, however, \r' '''ing strongly on the surfaee, Anil in reari places showing mineral. lion. Thos. G. Merrill left this .s t itur morning for Da n ear ,,, rant Pooh the MontiiT;i tiioinhor of the .aaeutive .4 the Itonetalli0 Which lias 'Argo amount of business to transaet Its meeting that 'begins in Denver on Minilay next. ((ii' matter that will come up for notion will be the report of the gob e•etnroittes organ liat ion Another will he thin non 'tif the applu•atIong of fifteen ‚tat (tdortt(1., for telmieeion in- to t inetiillie Union Theeoninottee will nl.“i Olio* tip the matter of 0.0;0,1141- i .,.rmenent headyiaiterq for the league The length of he will depend entirely on lea% w' «'n the .‚ n mitten van finish up the work before .1 ''k Montgomery lime noels ri strike en 111/4 dise.'' cry about ?i t miles from tie Gregory mina, near the middle fork of Clancy creek. He has an ore etrenk about 12 inollea in widt h and it (iiknicell and Billy Strain are making a tour of the Yellowstone National Park. They left here last Friday morning. The Seven-day Adventists put down to duty, June 22, 1895, as the day when the world would come to an end. We concluded, however, to get out this issue of the MINER just the same and take our chances, because we are firmly of the belief that the end will not come until the silver queston is settled. Special and Important Notice. All parties interested in the ground covered by or in conflict with the appli- cation for patent No. 3554, now being published in the \Lump City Miner,\ by Joseph Davis, are earnestly requested to meet in Lump City on Monday, July 1st, to take such action as may be denied necessary to protect and represent their interests. This business is important and all interested are expected to he present. Mille\ and Di v orce. It is rather a singular fact that no sooner does a man strike it rich in mines than marital troubles begin which final- ly end in a separation and often a divorce. Instances of this are num'rotis enough in the history of the mining growth of Colorado, the latest being that of Rich- ard J. Bollee, now of Colorado Springs. whose wife recently secured a divorce and a cash alimony of $75,000. Besides this she takes with her considerable property, settled upon her years ago, amounting to something like 11200,000. Dirk Bolles cams from New York city about ,twelve years ago with a commis - ‚ion from a syndicate of Wall street friends to buy anything good he might tind in mines. Ile had held a seat on the floor of the New York stock exchange, anti though lie had not much capital he had friends enough who were ready to back him in his ventures. Ile dipped into Aspen property, ob- taining a large ploy(' of ground adjoining what afterward proved to be the great Mollie Gibson bonanza. The Gibson had been located by • /111in named Kava- naugh, who now funs a oaf° in Denver. 'lhe Lone Pine Haim contlettAd and the contest for prior rights went into the courts. It was subsequently comprom- ised. Then By non E. Shear, II. 13. Gil- lespie and several others took hold of the property, formed a stock oornpany and paid the original owners :e.30,000 for their rights. In less than a week $40,000 was taken out of the mine. Hut the Mollie was uneertain; it took $50,000 more to find the vein again, and after a short time the vein once nmre disap- peared. After tire i•,,i n pany h a d ex - blended all ca , ,h a% inlaid\ more was bor- rowed of J. B Wheeler, the .1apeir banker, who had fortiori' ldien a partner in the Macy eata1.11,1itnent in Nes York. Finally the bank was a oreditor to the amount of l$80,000. In tini'. way Wheeler was forced to take stock for security, $100,000 in shares being consideraq I about right. Meanwhile Belles had be,.nio interes- ted in the Mollie mine, and having a large tract of ground adjoining, lie made a acherne whereby the propertme wore nonsiiiiiinitoil and si new . , ,mpany formed, in whioli .1 .1 11 4 z.irrnan of Colorado Springs wa, to tako a fi ene ,. ol i intereet. put up $50,000 and this went into the holm without finding the lost vein. Subeeariently the rich di. ',PAM woo , uncovered end the shipments of Wonderfully riot' ore began. But be. fore the public was apprised of the lucky strike , negOtititions were opouoil w it Wheeler, who was thrin in N , pur (quo«, hu\ 1)11111( I.f Flt.ek WII(WiVr had Lerilibildell this guperuntendont of the Mollie and dal not dream that Ile VPOIld le. betrayed. He Mark 1111 itu i pos- klldf1,111111144/1(1 OitOrk f,,r$tNi,i 4 ' 11 Sub , he brought re, er his stook, alleohg fraud, and 1110 , ioitt.q- was 141) that he i''' ''''''ut more than Ima 'rir''' The Mol!id, pant g ist d i , an d the 1..Us•ic ran from :IA) •erits ‚-luire to $1 i. while the aperulgition in shares inride the propel ty fiono1113 ali over the land. Hobos, Inan, Gillespie, Shear Anil °thorn fortnnea ont of their bolding/4ot L o t, since thin fall in siiviir and the tm , reased vost of leperatouz the r‚ilne the VrIllle of the @took. has ,tettd» fallen The mine still contam\ g reat tonnage of low grade silver tort the rich streaks and fat veins ha,\ is ,t teu, Ira,\'.' dOpth. T o operiito the min, OOW At groat dopth ri 'moat orpinn.rivo business, so that the . l ueatton of the present valus of its iitorwk Ifi KULIellettle Shear and Bolls. are s a id h tée have unloaded moat of their stook and definite informatien of the once noted Is manu m's is ditlisult to obtain.

The Lump City Miner (Lump City, Mont.), 22 June 1895, located at <>, image provided by MONTANA NEWSPAPERS, Montana Historical Society, Helena, Montana.