The Lump City Miner (Lump City, Mont.) 1895-1895, August 17, 1895, Image 1

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• 1 1. i ! e” 9 -1 - ) - t— er• lay re; In, n. are era set eel ley her nos st. rs rs. 95. . ni. p.m. a. m. e. rn• 8. a. nt. a. ni. and r. A., ;.iro - Dods any , ANA ice, Hotel gent e ex- Ferri - mew $2 . Do a 40 É The Lump City Miner. VOL. 1.—No. 33. LUMP CITY, MONTANA, SATURDAY, AUGUST 17, 1895. • • • • For m 'lung Supplies and Machinery MINES AND MINING. GOOD, SUBSTANTIAL AN!) HONEST QUALITY, AND FOR PROMPT and INTELLIGENT SERVICE, go to A. M. HOLT ER HARDWARE CO. 113 sad 116 North Main Street, 111CLKNA, MONTANA Montana Lumber rdanufacturing Co, MINING TIMBERS and BUILDING MATERIAL of ALL KINDS. Yards Located at II ELENA and !RUTTY.. A.. N. ADAMS, Cot% Park St. and Sixth Ave., - - - HELENA, MONT. Plumbing, Heating and Ventilating. Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Iron Pipe and Fittings, Valves, Pumps, Mining and Mill Supplies. THE PEOPLE'S STORE, 513 and 515 Broadway, Helena, Mont. READQUARIMIS FOR Groceries, Dry Goods, Tinware, Notions, CHINAWARE, Hay, Grain and General Merchandise, CHEAPER THAN DIRT FOR SPOT CASH. CHARLES H. HENTON, Prop. COLEMAN'S LUNCH COUNTER Meals at all hours. Short Orders a Specialty. Your patronage solicited. 1 \IN SI i-:i'I , \ 1 (71,10 ago Liquor store. LUMP' CITY, M ( ;NT. I er This space belongs to the Lump City Townsite De- velopment and Mining Com- pany and is devoted to the interests of Lump City. Keep your eye on it and watch devel- 1 opments. The future of Lump City is assured and a new era' of proiress is before it. \el i 1 FRED SASS, 1:in \if Main Street. SIVI.V.1 4 44 idwnr.retr0r1111 Fine Domestic Cigars, And I let in All kinds of Pipesi, Smoking . end i'le!yi ing Telmer -0e, 1• 0 I Man Pr. pi,,y Helena Iron Works Ore Cars and ItneOlx, Truk Iron, l'ar *hefts, Iron and Brags lasstingx, elt. spe,i111 mining Machinery of all kinds made to order. Ntin•rs• and Prusipecture sopplow uuf all kinds; Work prieeptly attended 'Ti. ishert notive 'at M MI:II I I• MR. &gent, Manor ()ffiers Regular Weekly Clean-up from the Mines of the Lump Gulch District. Nillmosg Notes and Items of the Dry ..t an Interesting Character Bar silver, 66 5 . Lead, 03.25!4. Copper, $12.25. * ORE SHIPMENTS FOR THE Liverpool Little Nell Free Coinage Total. 5 * Jefferson County is the banner mineral county of the State. Within its limits can be found a larger number of undo velopod prospects of more than usual in- terest and promise than can be found in any other county in the State. Almost all of the known minerals have been dis- covered in the quartz fields of this County. Its placers have been for years giving to the world of its wealth of yel- low gold, and millions yet remain to be gathered from this souroe. The mining industry, in its quartz lodes, however, can be said to yet be in its infancy. It ' is true that the Alta, Gregory, Minah, Legal Tender, Peerless Jennie, Bonanza Chief and a few other mines which might be mentioned have old reeords----that is, old for Jefferson County —some of them having been made to disgorge of their glittering wealth nearly twenty years ago, but the surface of the county, con- taining an area of 1,850 square miles, has barely yet been scratched. The area of Jefferson County is larger than that of some of the eastern state si‘ and its pres- ent population is now about 10,000, nearly every one of whom are directly or indi- rectly interested in mining. The discov- ery of Lump Gulch with its high grade, true fissure deposite, centrally located in the county as it is, has done much to stimulate quartz mining in Jefferson County, notwithstanding the fact of the degradation of silver. Pot the silver agitation now going on, and the hope of the ultimate restoration of the white metal to its former proper place 88 re- demption money, in the near future, and from Wil0fle virgin white throne it was ruthlessly pulled down by the bread hooks of old John Sherman and his co- horts in crime, has awakened interest in quartz mining throughout the state at large and in this County in particular. That the people of the United States; will eventually throw off the financial yoke and crush white slavery as they once did black slavery there is now no question — it is only a niatter of time and believing this the American precious metal miner shoulders his piok and shovel and goes forth to produce from nature's store- house, where deep in the bosoms of the mighty risk -ribbed mountains; her stores are kept in ¡sealed reeerv, Sus, with a stout heart and a eourage that knows no such word as fail. • • * THE MINAII. $2.00 A YEAR. feet, four stories high besides a boiler by .Joseph Jarneau. Mr. Jarneau and engine Inoue,' 40x80 feet. There located this mine in '84 and took from are also several other buildings connect- ing the main building the whole forming the surface a large amount of ore of the same character as that shipped from a large structure. A 100 horse power the Euclid anil that which is now being engine will furnish power and will also exposed on the Pilot. But with depth operate an electric light plant and the this ore becomes base, iron and silica, works and mine will be lighted by oleo- which at that time could not be mined tricity. The mill will have a capacity at a profit, owing to the expense of of 100 tons per day. The ore will be treating. And suffering a loss of all his taken by tram cars from tile mine to the buildings by fire, Mr—larneau practically fourth floor where it is crushed. It abandoned the property until about then descends to the third floor and four years ago, when he again opened passed through Cornish rollers which it up and now has a shaft over 100 feet crush it still finer It is then carried in depth and has drifts run 100 feet in WEER. back to the fourth Itior by machinery each direction along the lead showing 2 \me , and passed through screens which sepa- from 12 to 20 feet of concentrating ore 2 \ rate the wash from the ore, when it is with smaller chutes of shipping ore 1 ready for the roasters. Two Bruckner which be has been able to handle at a roasters, of a capacity of seven tons each handsome profit. He is now engaged in per day are now in position which will building a concentrator, which he is be used until the success of the process pushing with all possible rapidity and expects to have in operation by October let. The building will be 26176 feet and will have a oapacity,when completed of 15 tons per day. The engine and boiler will have sufficient power for 30 tons, and Mr. Jarneau expects that in a short time after starting up he will • be able to hoist sufficient ore to justify adding the machinery necessary to in- crease the capacity to 30 tone per day. Mr. Jarneau has spent several years of time and done a great amount of hard work to develop° his property, is a gentleman and deserves the success that This property forma one of a group of mines of which Jefferson county is justly proud. Near it is the Alta, of world-wide reputation, the Gregory, the Illue Bird and many others, either (ani- ons for what they have done or rapidly acquiring a reputation seism(' to that of no other mines in Montana. Located near Wickes and Corbin, where two lines of railway solve the transportation problem. The Minah now preeente to the visitor a sesene of activity, that in these time« of quiet and business deprreseiim is purely refreshing. This property was and galena, running per sold nome year, ago by A. O. Breese to • and carrying 80 ounces of the Mined' Goneohilated company of s go ld lanolin), after being favorably reported, from I to 30 dollar s i n is assured, when more will be added. Two Krouse rolls of a capauity of 50 tons per day are located in the first floor of the roasting works, through which the ore passes before reaching the leaching plant which is situated below. This de- partment is thoroughly fitted with pre- cipitating appliances and all necessary machinery for applying the chemical process through which the ore is passed after leaving the roaster. A large cov- ered flume connecting the works with the smokestack carries off all gases generated by the roasting process, and is fitted with appliances which turn them into sulphuric acid in the stack. The arsenic which escapes through the flume is also caught and removed. The cost of the plant will exoreed $50,000 and will be the largest of the I the entire force of miners was laid off kind in the United States. There is one day this week, and a new crew put on in their place. The new men are said to be all from Basin. * THE Fees coneArre, now employed on the works ninety men and it is being rapidly pushed to com- pletion, and it is expected to be in oper- ation by August 20th,. Mr A. W. Warrick is the chemist and metallurgist in charge, and who has had experience in England and Germany with the process; that will be used. The mine and works will be under the The Free Coinage is looming to the front like a four -timer, and now ranks up alongside of the Little Nell and Liverpool as a shipper, though it is not direct supervision of Mr. H. S. Simmons yet developed quite so extensively as whose mining experience extends over either of the latter properties. Most of South Africa, South America, and a the ore now being raised out of the Free considerable portion of North America. Coinage shaft comes; from the new strike ruade about two which was made * * * MOPPIN OULCH. The district at the head of Moppin and McClellan Gulches is attracting the attention of a great many prosipec- tors just now, and the surface showing that has been made is a number of instances is calculated to attract many by II I.. Simmons a mining expert of London, sent out by the London com - pans; for that purpose. Since acquiring ownership of the property, which in - eludes; a group of seven claims, the Ismuluun company have worked the pro- perty steadily anil now have four tunnels run, three of them being 2f s00 feet in length, the fourth is run on the 7(e fuot level. being extended 254X) feet into the mountain Thar development work ham 0/1p -sass.] vast .oiantitiee of ore, which only requires te Is; atoped down and housted to the surface. The OTO however is of a refractory character and it. has never been successfully treated by the ‘•ruoula smelters to which it has Is -sri shunpeul 'Flom probably led tu the property being leased by th ew to Minnesota parties who after a series of experiment's became con vineed that it 00111d1 Isi nueeeetsfully treated by a new ,heinuoal pr , i.e./ known as the eyanele process, and ti\ are now erect ing a large plant fur tliat purpose Th.s main building will he r..51 'no MOTO. Frank Willard who has spent Rome eight years prospecting this district has ! some as fine surface showing as ever found in this part of Montana. It will ! About half the new sontrast of 1)0 be remembered that he recently bonded • feet on the Muskegon has been finished to Grobe, Evans & Murphy a group ot since the taking hold of it by Messer,. four Plaime, all of them showing ore Church and Lalxinte. The vein doe's from the surface. They are now sink- not soften up very materially or the ore ing on one of their claims, on which streak get noticeably wider, though it Mr. Willard had a shaft down 50 feet stays with them in the face of the drift and from which he had taken a car load all the time very perseetently. If another of ore. They are now down about 75 100 feet of depth were added to the feet anti are well pleased with the show- Muskegon shaft the property would be ing. They have on the dump. taken !shipping ore to dny. What ore there is from the shaft, MGM° 15 tons of ore. It in sight is of high grade character, is their intention te sink the shaft 200 feet before attempting to take out much ore, though they will iirobably drive a drift at the 100 foot level se soon am that depth is reached. If surfaces; indications go for anything these gentlemen have secured a most excellent property in this group of mines. Messrs. Willard Fulton have other excellent prospects in this immediate vicinity, upon one of whioh they are driving a tunnel on the closely resembling that taken from the ore chutes in other mines in the destriet, and there is no good reason to suppose that large bodies of ore will not be un earthed in Oie Muekesem sesoner or later • • We are just in receipt of a copy of Home Industry, a monthly iciblication If1011Ati by Michael J. Geiger, of Butte, and devoted to the interests of horns lead which is in about 50 feet, and . , induetry. It Is indorkeil by the Silver shows a strong lead with ore varying Bow Trades and Labor Assembly, end in width from 6 inehes to Is inches. I Is an advoiette of a CRISIS of vital interest inn). „artxmatos to every citizen of Montana and should cent. lead, receive a hearty welcome and subetan silver and The ore is oxide of TUF. I` I 1.0T 1 About a mile and a half from the Jefferson rounty prisluoed, in 1894. Willard camp is located the Pilot, owned 8,111.464 fine GO 1111404 of gold, worth $1(7 by B. O. Lintt. and W. H. Vinson. Th is 678.84. During the same ;asrirel or tu me is an extension of the Euclid en the the °minty produced 765,483.04 flue west, a Mine one famous as • gold pro ounces or silver, 111 a isimage value or duner They have a strong lead and Ilt)81),715 44, a eumbined previous metal have opened it along the surface for a output for the year of $1.157,314.28. It distance of 12110 feet exposing from 1 will be interemeng t.; rompare these fo' 't to 2 feet of tine ore. Its character figurers with the gold and silver output is rod oxide of iron, ohlorider; arid galena for 1895, when they are obtainable, for running :10 per e eri e i sle s r(4) moires; of , in no better way can the progress in silver and from $60 to $se) in gold. They ' mining in this eounty be *Moe n. now have about • ear of ore sacked and ! .Jefferson rounty has 171 ritliatt of railway within her borders Of this total mileage 22 tulle« belong to the Northern Pacific (main linej 41 to the Fellow ing the Pilot vein it leads yo u Logan and Butte branch of the North 51 to the Boulder and Elk - up to the Euelel whelk is met - i'''' ern Pacific, Elk - working but from which many thounand horn branch of the Northern Passiflo and d „ iiara „ f wil d b ee been ta k en , en d 57 to the Montana Central. The total aii ,,, b it, is reported „ n u „„ on star t up number of miles of railroad in Montana again Poetising on te the east you «orne is 2,712, with an aeassesed value of $10,- 1 to the Golden (late. a preperty owned 062,457 seems now knocking at his door. For some Ord support * THE LITTLE ALMA. reason not yet made public, weeks ago, mention of in the columns of Lite MINER at the time, dome of which is so large that it will not go into the seeks without breaking it up. What is of almost equal importants. is; the fact that the ore is of fine quality, so that when a carload of it has been bent to the anielter the returns make a man's face wear two by four sinilee. THE MUSKEG -ON • • • expect te make a ahipment sissen * 1d1 It MINING NOTES lo

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