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VOL. 14. No. 20. SALT LAKE OITY. UTAH • .JANUARY 30. 1913. SiNGlE COPY.

15 CENTS

, REFINING PETROLEUM CRUDE OILS

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By J. C. HOWARD.

This is the "Oil Age" just as it is the age gether in buiJd:ng Nineveh and Babylon, of . for its wonderful curing power, a natural
of mechanics; both are inseparably connect· it being used as an illuminant by the Chi· medicine, ,pumped from a well in Alleghany
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ed. No commodity before or in our own gen·
eration has had such a univer<sal variety of
nese, centuries before Clhrist. The Egyptians County, Pennsylvania. Four hundred feet be­
used it for embalming; the Romans and law the surface of the ground." This was an
uses. Greeks for building and paving; the French advertisement put on bottles by Dr. ,Samuel

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One hundred years ago petroleum or any
of its products was not considered a factor
of the sixteenth century used it for medical Kier, a Pittsburg druggist, and sold in large
purposes. quantities as a salutary nature medicine.
in the world's commerce. Today it is one of The shale oil industry of the British Isles The best physicians still prescribe the
the greates-t factor·s. It supplies actual nec­ grew to rather large proportions in the early salves, ointments and emulsions made from
essities, has enriched the men who have re· part of the nineteenth century. Miners dig· the petroleum by-products of crude oil.
fined and distributed its various products, ging coal in England sa.w oil trickling down As printing :became general the people

Spring; Valley Field. Wyoming;. Where Oonsiderable High Grade Paraffine Orude 011 Is Produced for the Utah Oil Refining; 00.
and, becaUse it requires so much experience the coal and to this day a great percentage were eager to read books, magazines and.
and capital to develop, store, transport, re- of the people refer to kerosene as "coal oil." neWEipapers. The old illuminants, sperm oil
fine and di,stribute, it has enalbled a few Shale oil was obtained by digging out the and tallow candles were both scarce and ex­
men to manipulate it in such a manner as oil bearing shale rock, putting it in closed pensive, and the best of these fats were
to build up the strongest financial corpor­ ovens and catching the oil that was driven rather poor illuminants, so the people weI­
ation in existence today. out of the rock ,by heat. A number of small comed the coal oil made from crude oil. A
While Colonel Drake's well drilled on Oil rock oil refineries were established in Eng­ high price, up to seventy-five cents per gal·
creek, Venago county, Pennsylvania, in land and also In towns on the Atlantic sea· lon, was obtained for kerosene.
1859, really marked the beginning of the board before petroleum erude oil had been Oil fields were rapidly developed in
present petroleum age. and was the first oil rproduced in what we would now call com· Pennsylvania and large refineries w'ere
well ever drilled, still we read of bitumen be· mercial quantities In this country. built. The principal product was kerosen.e;
Ing used to cement the alabaster bricks to· "Kiers Petroleum or Rock Oil, celebrated the gasoline and napthas were not market­
REV lEW, J A N,U A R Y 30, 1913.

and large quantities of gasoline were 'paraffine ,base found 'largely in Pennsylvania year 1912. Th's grade is also found in Texas
wn back into the wells to 'cut the para­ 'and adjacent states, However, sOlIIle crudes and Wyoming; ho,wever, as a general thing,
from the casing. The wax distillates in Oklahoma and Wyoming. Colorado and they are not quite as heavy as the asphaltic
resliliums were either used :for fuel or Utah fields are also paz,aifine. These, how· base crude in California.
wn away. However, methods of extract­ ever, are generally considered by oil men as T·here is another grade known as the ole·
the wax 'I;>y certain processes of refriger· semi-paraffine and asphaltic, running from fine found prinCipally in the Baku oil fields
near the Caspiau sea in Russia. This oil has
simply a trace of paraffiine but not suffi·
cient to classify it as either. From this crude
very valuable low cost cold-test lubricants
are produced. They have a universal de­
mand for special purposes. Speaking gener·
ally, these are the three .grades of erude pe­
troleum and from them a great variety of
oils can be made. However, not all these
olls produce varying 'percentages and qual­
ities of gasolines, napthas and kerosene.
In 1859 the production in the United
States was two thousand barrels. The total
amount of barrels, containing forty·two gal·
Ions each, produced in the United States in
1912 reached the grand total of two hundred
twenty million, tw'o hundred thousand or
with!n two hundred thousand barrels of the
banner year, 19]1. The mid-continent and
eastern fields declined about nine million
barrels, whereas California enjoyed an In­
crease of about the same amount. Still, in
the face of a two hundred thousand barrel
decreased prodUction, the total valuation
caused by the advanced prices for crudes
was sixteen million dollars more than 1911,
, or the splendid sWm of one ihundred and fifty
, Receiving Yards and Stiils of the Utah Oil Refining Co.
million dollars, which is ,greater than the
were devised and instead :of running thirty·two to forty·eight Beaume ,gravity, but combined valuation of all the gold, lead and
'S by fire heat down only to tar, steam -the average Pennsylvania high grade crude silver the whole United States mined in 1912,
were used in the stills to keep the re­ runs about forty-one to forty-three. There There were no less than six advances
ns sweet.- This made it possible to pro­ are also several grades of paraffine crudes posted on light refining crudes 'by the big
the highest grade lubricants to meet found in Borneo, which they are now refin­ pipe line companies in 1912. This increase
rgent needs of railroads, ,power plants ing there. was due, firstly, to the ten per cent decline
a~tory machinery.

e comparatively recent invention and

-sal manufacture of the internal oil

Istion engine, principally for automo­

,
3e, has steadily increased the commer·

~lue of gasoline, 'which on today's mar­

: refinery and distribUting points; aver­


00 per cent higher in price than kero­

~or instance, the tank wagon price on

ne .in St. Louis is 9 cents per gallon;


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Ie, 18 cents per gallon.
• ;tf
I,.phenomenal production of petroleum

country and the <modern methods of


lorting
ears
through large pipe
and across the
lines,
seas
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mk ,steamers, ha.s made it


e for large American oil companies
Dete successfully ,In foreign countr:es,
ontrol 60 per cent of the oil trade in
lavia,Britlsh'Isles, Germany, France,
\lid China, !and 80 per cent in Africa
Ith America. Whether in the jungles
est Africa -or in the extreme border­
theA:retie regions, the five gallon
kerosene is considered an essential The next grade of crude is the asphaltic; in light oil crude production; secondly, to
ity. it is found principally in Californ'a; the the phenomenally increased demands for
e are three grades :of crude oil and greatest oil field in: the world, producing one· napthas, gasolines and lubricants; and third­
grades there are very many kinds. third the world's production, which amount­ ly to the dissolution of the Standard Oil com­
t grade and most valuable is the ed to some ninety mlllion barrels during the pany of New Jersey as a holding company.
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THE SAL T L A K E MIN I N G R E VI E W, JAN, U A R Y 3 0, 1 9 1 3. 11

The processes of refining crude petroleum Referring to the method of distillation from fiftY'one gravity down to a:bout thirty­
and percentages of various oils obtained

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are fundamentally the same today in the up­ eIght or about five ,hundred and fifty degrees
to-date modern refining plants as they were from the crude oil stills, let us take ,for in­ Fahrenheit into the still, This goes into the
in the old ,plant of forty years ago, stance the Casper, Wyoming, crude as a kerosene distillate tank, This has an average
The 'most iIlllPOrtant process in the refin­ basis fr,om which to illustrate: A five hun­ gravity of about forty-three, If it were put
ing of petroleum today consists essentially dred barrel still is charged with four hun­
t of two parts; .heating the oil in a still by dred 'barrels of crude and the fire is built
on the market in this shape, it would be un­
satisfactory, making a smoky, sooty flame
firing underneath until it vaporizes in the under the direction of the stillman. When and often creating an unpleasant odor, There
~ same way as boiling water passes into the temperature arises to about one hun­ fore further treatment is necessary, It is put

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steam; and condensing these vajors just as dred and sixty in the still, the light volatile into an agitator holding from one hundred
steam condenses on cold objects, The suc­ vapor starts to rise and ascend into the to fifteen hundred barrels, depending upon
-cessful operation of the different product:> vapor lines, d,own into the condenser box the siZ€ of the refinery, and treated with a
depends on the fact that each of the many and on into the receiving house. By the time certain almount of sulphuric acid and agitat.
hydro-carbons composing crude oil has its it gets into the receiving house it is again ed about thirty minutes, The acid has an af­
own p,articular boiling .point, and thus allows condensed down into liquid form. This is the finity for tarry matter and fixed carbons; it
gradu.al heating to carryon the process of precipitates these and they, being heavier,
division, or fractional distillation, as it is fall to the bottOim and are drawn off, The oil
called, is then neutra],ized with a certain amount of
ThB crude oil stills, the condensers soda-ash, eliminating all of the acid nature,
where the vapors are condensed back into and, afterwards, it is washed with a com­
liquid form, the receiving house, where the paratively warm water, 'purifying it from
stillman separates the distillates 'by all acids and forei,gn substances, From there
weighing their gravities, the recelvmg it is pumped into settling tanks, until all
tanks, agitators and storage tanks repre­ the moisture settles to the bottom. This is
sent the important ,parts of the skeleton of generally done by raising the temperature
'every refinery. through the use of heating coils. From there
Type of Stills, it is pumped into the general distribUting
The oldest type of distilling tanks used tank ready for the market. At this point it
by the early refineries of Pennsylvania was is cut out and run at from about thirty­
called the "cheese box type", which was eight to thirty-five gravity, or from five hun­
higher in step than in diameter, Thecapa­ dred and seventy-six to six hundred and
city ranged ordinarily around seventy-five twenty degrees, into another receiving tank,
barrels, but larger refineries built them up Thi,s oil is called ,solar oil or power-distil­
to two hundred and three hundred harrel late, which is now being used very exten­
capacities, Most ILP-to-date refineries have sively for traction engines and general
discarded them and, at the salme time, some power service, where there is a continual
of the refineries of the present time retain operation and high temperature maintained
them for special reducing purposes, The in the engine.
cheese 'box stiU, with a capacity, say, of The next 'cut is in the gas oil from about
seventy-five .JJarrels, would not be charged six hundred and twenty Fahrenheit to about
to the full capacity, but only to about sixty seven hundred, or from thirty-five to thirty­
barrels, This is to allow the most volatile three gravity Beaume. At thirty-three grav­
fractions to arise and ascend over the vapor ity the stillman diverts the stream into the
line and the heaviprcarbons to return into wax distillate tank, and he runs this down
the still to be refractionated, The fire is from about seven hundred to seven hundred
built with coal or oil, whichever fuel is the and fifty degrees in the still. This last dis­
cheaper of the two, and steam coils are also tilLate is about twenty-nine to thirty gravity
put into the still, ,which are perforated so Beaume, and from it is obtained the wax or
that live steam can be thrown into the paraffine, also the lubricating oils, such as
charge; the Ipurpose of this is to keep the automobile, gas engine, stationary eng;ne,
residiums sweet, prevent the oil from being compressor and other machine and neutral
scorched and to assist the fire heat to frac­ oils.
tionate the paraf'fines. The reSfdium remaining in the stills is a
The modern crude still, which is a hori­ finished product as far as distillation is con­
Gusher in Salt Creek Field, Near Casper, Wyoming
zontal cylindrical style, was first discovered cerned. I,f this be strictly paraffine oil, then
by the Russians in the Baku fields to be beginning of the distillation and what is the residium left in the still is a finished
more economical; a still having a capacity known as gasoline distillate; distillate, by cylinder oil, as far as distillin,g is concern­
of five hundred ,barrels would be about ten the way, meaning no special part of the ed, sweet in odor, green in color, say five
and one"half feet in diameter by thirty-six 'crude oil, but rather a product of distilla­ !hundred and forty flash, twenty-one-twenty­
feet in length. The fire 'box being under tion. four gravity, and, after going through pro­
one end, naturally a great portion of the sur­ When the still heat continues to rise, the cesses of treating, filtering, and compound­
face of the still is brought in contact with stillman diverts the streaJm from the receiv­ ing, is universally used for steam cylinder
the live heat, thus obtaining greater effi­ ing house into one large tank, until the purpo~'es in steam pumps, stationary steam
ciency out of the fire than with the cheese gravity in the receiving house is about fifty­ engines, locomotives, etc. If, on the other
,box type. In sOime of the large modern re­ one, or until the temperature in the stilI is hand, it 'be an asphaltic base crude, this re­
fineries such as at Point Riohmond, Califor­ about three hundred; he then diverts the sidium is an asphalt, or bitumen, generally
nia, Bayonne, New Jersey, and Port Arthur, stream into what is known as the kerosene used ,for a binder in road paving, and runs
Texas, these stills run from seven hundred distillate tank, The first cut will yield him all the way from ten to one hundred and ten
and fifty to tWelve hundred 'barrels 'capacity. about twenty per ,cent, continuing to run penetration. However, the penetration of
THE SAL T L A K E MIN I N G REV lEW, JAN. U A R Y 3 0, 1 9 1 3.

I!halt ordinarily used for street paving might be interesting to know how the gaso­ Regarding the gravities of gasoline, there
ually runs from seventy to eighty and the line is made frQlm this product. If you would Is a general tendency to believe that it is ne­
avier grades are generally used for roof­ place a little of the distillate on a piece of cessary for a very high gravity of gasoline
s purposes and for manufacturing water­ paper you would soon notice the difference to run an automobile; this is a mistake, It
oof felts. By stopping the still a little between the gasoline and this distillate; the has been proven by government e:x;perts, also
oner this same asphalt could be used for gasoline would entirely evaporate leaving no by numerous autQlmobile manufacturers, that
ad oil or fluxing. For instance sixty or sev­ mark whatever, whereas the distillate would various crudes produce various kinds of
ty per cent of this road oil or flux proper­ leave a trace of oil, which would not evapor­ gasoline. One crude might produce a large
mixed 'lVith our Utah gHsonite, makes a ate. This indicates, upOn the surface, that in yield of sixty-six gravity, another ,crude a
ghly satisfactory asphalt both for roofing the first distillation, in the crude still, the large percentage of sixty-three, another of
,d paving purposes. gaSOline distillate having been thrown over sixty. Naturally the automobile men would
A specimen of the binder-course which by live fire heat underneath and live steam say they want the sixty-six and would most
r. Heman recently put down in one of our in the still, a heavier oil has been fraction­ likely pay a premium for it, but it has been
Lit Lake City streets, made from this mix­ ated and thrown over with the more volatile proven that the sixty is equal to the sixty­
re, is thoroughly saturated and is Vf'! T properties. It i.s, therefore, necessary to take six in power and response. This is due en­
nacious and has a resilency, which pre­ this gasoline distillate and place it in a spe­ tirely to the native oharacter of the product
,nts it from cracking, in the winter, and Cial still, referred to as a steam still, 'w.hich and es])€cially to the low distillation point.
om overheating and becoming soft, In the is in appearance very similar to the crude &> gravity is not as serious as some consum­
,mmer. oil still, being a horizontal, eylindrlcal type, ers would believe.
Referring to the condensing phase of re- ranging from one hundred to one thousand-. Naturally on account of the tremendous

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10" Vapor i.me

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W2 Condens~r 1

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The Modern Steam Stili, In Which Gasoline is Refined


ing, you will notice from the cut that barrels capacity, de])€nding, of course, upon demands on the refineries for gasoline, the
rm the vapor dome of the still, a vapor the capacity or size of the refinery. How­ gravities have been materially lowered.
e eight, ten or tw~lve inches in diameter, ever, the still rests near the ground and has It was customary in early days to sell a ..
pending upon the capacity of the still, is no fire box under it, and the only way it re­ seventy-e:ght and then a seventy-two. Sixty­
)wn attached, This enters a condensing ceives heat is through the steam which is six was considered rather low. but now the
t made of steel plates, say twenty to thir­ conducted by a two inch line down into the great ·bulk of commercial gasoline in the
feet in length, eight to ten feet wide, and bottom of the still and permits the live, wet United States runs between sixty and sixty­
ht to ten feet high. A series of return steam to enter into the charge throu.gh hun­ one. This is due primarily to the extraor­
Is are put in, commencing with an eight dreds of Slmall holes in the steam coils lying dinary demand caused by the universal use
h, and then reducing to six,' four and on the bottom of the still. The distillation of of motor locomotion and secondly. through
ee, the three inch running into the re­ this product should be slow and gradual, and the new crude oil fields Which produce a
ving house. There is a constant stream ot the condenSing water extra cold, so that all lower gravity gasoline which, however. as
d water 'being thrown into the condenser the vapors may 'be recovered in the gasoline_ said above, is equally efficient.
m the bottom of same and at the top of If the still is rushed with a full head of Referring again to the use of gas oil. it
condenser there enters a three inch steam, then the heavier hydro-cal'bons come might be interesting to you to know that
rHow pipe, which conducts the hot off and it makes a pOor quality of gasoline. this oil is used principally by gas compan­
:er {lUt. The larger the still the larger The stillman's knowledge and long exper­ ies. even ![ they are running on coal gas, to
condensing box, and the more water ience enables him to know exactly what his enrich the candle power of their coal gas
-equires for the condensation. still is doing, and the quality of the product and also increase the heat units. For in­
Going back to the gasoline distillate, it that he is putting over. stance, the ordinary coal gas produced by
.
THE SALT LA K E MIN I N G REV lEW, JAN. U A R Y 30, 1913. 13

bituminous coal, today, runs about fourteen presses. The plates retain the crystalized being packed in barrels and shipped to the
candle power, whereas paraffine will make wax flakes and the oil is pressed or squeez· various consumers, or, if higher grade wax.
it sixteen to eighteen candle power. It ed out and drops in a grooved incline lead· es are desired, the refiner makes two or
will also add two or three hundred heat ing to the receiving tank for this oil, and is three cuts and after putting' it through the
units per one thousand feet over and above known as pressed distillate. filter of fuller's earth, a very fine white wax
the bituminous product. This wax in the plates in the press is is produced.
No doubt the wax distillate is the hardest generally called slop wax; after being thor· Large quantities of this wax are used for
Fart of the crude oil to handle. This is due oughly washed or cleaned 'by live steam in sealing fruit jars and ironing by the house­
entirely to the fact that the paraffiines must some outside tank, it is pU'mped into large wife and still larger quantities are used for
candles. It has also numerous other uses.
The pressed distillate oil, which has been
extracted from this wax distillate, is put in.
to a small reducing still of say one hundred
to five hundred barrels capacity, again de.
pending on the size of the refinery, and on
account of its heavy nature; must be frac.
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inside. A great deal of steam is used in the

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distillation of this pressed dist1lJate. inas­
much as the residium reduced stock left in
the still must be sweet oil. and steam also
adds to its viscosity or adhesive nature. This
stock is run, say to three hundred ninety or
four hundred flash, is then either treated or
filtered several times, depending entirely
upon the purpose for which it is intended,
and out of this still stock we get the numer­
ous machine and engine oils which are un!.
versally used around mills, smelteries. rail­
roads and machinery of every conceivable
kind. These Oils are generally referred to by
-.
\Q refineries as viscous neutrals, and vary in
" color from a dark cherry red to almost a
prime white.
I have given a general idea regarding the
main cuts or products from crude petroleum
oil, 'but from these various main cuts some
two hundred by-products can be and are be­
ing manufactured by the larger refineries,
all illustrating the practical and universal
value of petroleum oil as a commodity in 0;11'
present day of civilization.

*President. Utah Oil Refining Compa1lY.


Address delivered before Utah Society of
Engineers, Salt Lake City.

ALTA ACTIVE,

In spite of a severe winter season, the


mlnes of the Alta, Utah. camp continue ac­
tive. Among the mines where development
is Being pushed are the Emlma. Flagstaff,
Alta Consolidated, South Hecla and Michi·
gan-Utah.
The Columbus Extension reports favor·
A J;IZA7IDN "'TANK. ably,but o\"Iing to the destruction of the.
FiJB UTAH OIL lfI!:FINI"'. elf} 'boarding house, not much 'activity is mani­
S,.,I."" L 14K" CIT'i fest. The Michigan·Utah tram is running
U"'''M steadily, keeping the usual force at the mine
Modern Agitator In Which Kerosene Is Finished Info Water White Illuminating 011
busy. Some thirty·five men are employed.
Improvements here inclUde the 'moving of
be extracted 'before the oils beeome useable. sweat pans, where it is chilled down to a the hoist from the Coalition lower levels to
In the early days, some very crude meth· still waxy form, then all the doors and win· the City Rocks, and the proposed small
ods obtained but, at the present time, the dows are closed, the heat is turned on and hoist for use on the Coalition.
modern refinery of paraffine base crudes has the moisture and oil are melted 'out; the wax About 150 tons ·of ore are now at Tan·
large wax plants, consisting of ice machin· flakes remain on the bottom of the pan, a ners Flat awaiting ore teams, which ha,'e
ery, whIch reduces the temperature of the little more heat is added, sufficient to melt 'been hampered by the heavy snowfall.
distillate to, say, twenty or ten above zero, the wax, and it runs into a small receiving The other companies are confining "or~:
and, unde:r pressure, 'Puts it through filter tank and is then sold for {)rude scale wax, to shaft sinking, raising and drifting.
THE S A"L T LA K E MIN I N G REV lEW, JAN, U A R Y 30, 1 91 3,

ORE . TREATMENT AT REPUBLIC


By FRANCIS A. THOMPSON.

3ut little has 'been written concerning Poil river, in what W,ag formerly the "north· shipped frO'm the lWpublic mine netted the
camp of Re'public. In 1900 Ohatard and half" of the 'Colville Indian reservation. oW'ners $160 per ton, after being hauled
itehead 1 reported the results of some On Washington's birthday, 1896, thispor­ sixty miles by wagon an-d 300 miles ,by rail.
erilIlents with samples of ore from the tion of the reservation was thrown open to Prior to the advent of the railroads into the
,ubUc mine, and a few years later Fritz mineral location, and within a few weeks camp, this mine paid in dividends practically
$400,000.
Table I---'Produ1::tion of Republic Camp.
An exact estimate O'f the productiO'n of
Clas'S.ifiedPlroductJion from Jan. 1, 1896, to Dec. 31, 1905.
the district is difficult to' secure. Table I has
Property. Disposal of Tons, Approximate I Total been compiled from all available data.
Ore. Average Val.: Value.
- 'Combining the total O'f classified produc­
ubUc .................... '1
Milled .... c; • • • • • • • • •
24,000
Shipped .. ;" ........ ,
13,000
$17.90
80.00
-:;430,O()O
1,040.000 tiO'n prior to' 190,5 with the sum of the an­
Ip ~ . ........ . ...................
Shipped .............
24,422
~ ~ 10.76 262,800 nual .prO'ductiO'n since that date, We get fDr
10.83 130,000 the value of the tO'tal production to January
llltain LiDn .............. ~
Milled ..............
12.000
Shipped .............
8,700 7.00 60,900 -1, 1912, $3,898,49,2, which I believe is very
e Pine ...........................
Shipped .............
8,000 14.00 112,000 close to the truth.
Hur ....................
-d
iomia <Il An examination O'f Fig. I, in which the
'ning Glory ... .............
8
.................. 0 ••

gDld-silver productiDn of the district and of


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~

1 Thumb ..................
>=I
.... Shipped ............ ,
7,000 21.00 147,000 the whole state is plotted, shows very clear­
~k Trail ......... ...........

~ ly the successive stages Df the camp's prO's­


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Caliph ..... ................


....
Poil .................. 1 0
perity, which continued una/bated until the
lrgent . . .............. '
,5 middle Df 1901, when the large mill of the
Total fO'r ten years, ending 1905 .... ........ .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. $2,182,000
Republic Power & Cyanide company clDsed
down.
Unclassified Annual Production. In 1903, with the arriv,al of the railroads,
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there was a sporadic activity, which died as
Year. Tons Ore. Silver. Gold. Total. SODn as the smelting market had been glut­
ted with the siliceDus Dre, in addition to
which of course mO'st Df the ore 'available
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . _,.a ••
0 ....
6,233 $17,653 $69,957 $87,610
........... ,. ................
450 4,700a 4,032 8,732 was Df to'o Iowa grade to' stand a combinoo
'.,. .......... "" ...........
584 4,190 15,343 . 19,530 freight and treatment charge of $10 per ton,
...................... ... "
11,299 27,817 209,114 236,931 which was only lessene-d in the case of large
....................... .,.
33,781 100,082 713,604 813,686 contracts. 'Since 1909 the camp has again be­
.............................
24,500a 75,000a 475,0008. 550,000a
come vitalized, stimUlated largely by the
activity Df J. L. Harper and his associates.
Totals ..........
76,857 $229,442 1$1,48' $1,716,492 Beginning with the opening of a previously
a Estimated. overlooked (probably intentiO'nally) rich
spur-vein in the old Republic mine, activities
el' described the constructiO'n, opera­ important discoveries had been made. The have spread to the Surprise, Knob Hill,
and results attained in the tmill at the present Eureka mining-district was organiz­ Blacktail, Lone Pine, San Poil, Ben Hur,
ntain Lion mine. From time to time ed, the camp grew ,apace, and consignments Quilp, and other properties.
t articles, mostly Of a semi-technical na­
, have appeared in the mining period­ i-r-1-r\-,...-..,...---,--.--.--..,...----;-1---,,-r--r--,-----r--,1,OOO,OOO

1,000,--,--­
:. The general geology O'f the camp, es­ OOOn--I~[, I II OOO,OCO

ally in regard to its areal features, has


nUy been ably described by Joseph B. &JO I, / i r-J~, I~I-L- ,'r&_
FOO,OOO -.~

lleby',
'0' bring to mind the general features of
/-n-~t!/i ~I
700 ! .00,00) til
000 ._ /_~;;. .--.-L---+----+--+--+--1,.i-f'+
!
, +'1-'11600,00)
listrict it may perhaps be well to review I 1 !\~;,., I i. I
]y some facts in regard to it, before dis­ 600 ",.. --'--I-+-,--+--;hr-'---1500,OO)
Ing the treatiment of the O're.
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aper presented at a meeting of the Spo­ l&Jij 'II) '!j~ '1,11 HIfj(J '(jl '(fl '0:1 '0'; '0;:, 'UG 'Oi 'OS '09 '10 '1
, Local Section, American Institute of
ng Engineers, C{)pyrighted, 1913, by the
rican Institute of Mining Engineers and FfG 1 -GoLD- A~D SILVER·PRODU(;TlOlJ OF THE REPJ.:BLIC DISTRICT AXD
nted by permission from Bulletin 73 of Tllr f'TAT F. OF W AbOTI'()TO!'l FRO;>! 1890 TO J 911
Institute.
State College of Washington. of ore were shipped by wagon to Grand Up to the present time, however, this
Trans., A. I. M. E .. xxx., 419 (1900).
Journal of the Canadian Mining lnsti­ Forks, thirty miles away; or to Marcus, a activity has ,been pernicious from the point
vol. v., pp. 274 to 287 (1902).
The Geology of the Republic District, sO'mewhat greater distance. of view of good mining. Many o.f the prop­
3tin No.1, Washington Geological Sur­ It is reported that the first 1,500 tons € r tieshave been Qperated as though by
(Olympia, 1910).
THE $ A LT LA K E MINI N G REV lEW, JAN. U A R Y 30, 1 9 1 3. 1~

leasers, with the inevitable consequence the streaks do not appear continuous, but The "Sulphur is 4.2 per eent beloW" the re­
that, to use the vernacular, "the eyes are are seen to be made up of nU'merous little corded minimum, the antimony 1.2 per cent
being gouged out of the mfries," only that points arranged along a continuous line. The above tlie recorded maximum; but in a min·
ore being shipped which will show a profit determination of the exact character ot eral showing such wide variations in com­
after .paying a combined >freight and treat­ these metallic .particles is a problem of some position, this does not seem an insuperable
ment cost of from $8 to $lQ per ton. This importance in connection with the treatment difficulty, and, pending correction by the
means that everything below $12 per ton of the ore. Various attempts have been re­ mineralogists, I shall cal! it "tetrahedr!te."
is left in the stope, on the dumps or is not ported in this direction, none of them with The specimen was sufficiently rich to
broken at all. These unfortunate condi­ any positiVe results. sweat little bubbles of gold when roasted. It
tions will continue until successful local About four years ago I became interest­ was handed to me as a sample of gold tel­
treatment Ls available. ed in the problem of treating this ore, and at luride (Sylvanite?), its behavior on roasting
Republic is unusually fortunate in trans­ various times I have worked upon it, 'both being cited as evidence of its telluride Char­
portation ,facilities. Two lines, the Washing­ personally and with the aid oJ !my students acter. As an actual matter of fact, it con·
ton & Great Northern and the Kettle Val­ and assistants, and while I am not yet ready tained no tellurium at all. Selenium, if pre­
ley and British Golumbia railroads, enter to pass positively on the enUre subject, the sent, escaped detection.
the camp, and almost every property, no results obtained are interesting. From time to time other high-grade speci­
matter how insignificant, has its own spur In the first place, it became evident early mens 'have been exa;mined with substantially
frO'm one or both of these roads. in the investigation that the only hope of the same results, except that chalcopyrite
Geology. finding the exact character of the metallIc has been added to the list of possible min­
The geology of the -camp, from a mining minerals lay in the examination of the high· erals. Recently we received some extremely
engineer's point of view, is extremely sim­ grade specimens. This, of eourse, is open rich samples from the 1QQ-foot Jevel of the
ple. The veins are fissure-fillings, with con­ to .the objection that the minerals in the Knob Hill mine. These samples, in which
siderable wall-replacement at various points; high-grade ore may be different from those free gold is present in great abundance,
all are inclosed in a series of in the low·grade. From examination of a show a comparative absence of the gray
terti,ary erupUves and eruptive brec­ large number of saimples from various parts copper·mineral. Chalcopyrite, however, is
cias, grading from andesite to of the camp, however, we have eome to the quite abundant, as is also cerargyrite. In
rhyolite. According to Umpleby, the ore­ conclusion that the difference is one of de­ places minute sparkling black crystals of
·bodies are genetically related to (me of the gree, rather than of kind, the minerals in pyralmidal habit are abundant, which can
only be detected under the microscope and
Table II.-Comparoson of Republic Mineral and Tetrahedrite.
are with difficulty made available for test­
Tetrahedrite Analyses (Dana) ing. The work of investigating- these crys­
Element. Republic Sample. tals has been referred to Roswell E. Samp­
Maximum. Minimum.
son, Assistant Professor of MetaJlurgy, State
Per Cent. Per Cent. Per Cent. College of Washington, who reports the ex­
8 15.4 29.6Q 19.66
3Q.18 9.06 tremely rare metal selenium as 'being abund­
8b 31.4
Cu 43.3 44.08 lQ8 ant; silver also is present in considerable
Fe 4.8 13.Q8 amount; antimony is suspected. (Provision·
Ag 5.2 31.29 ally, it might be suggested that the mineral
is perhaps a selen·antlmonide of silver; the
latest of these flows. In general, the velll" the high-grade ore being identical with
antimonial analogue of the ·hypothetical
strike almost due north south, varying a thOse in the low-grade, but present in great· mineral, rittengerite, of Dana)
few degrees to the east and west; usually er quantity.
It is suggested by Mr. Umpleby, in his
the dip is to the eastward at a high angle. One of the first samples examined con·
report, that probably a large part of the'
In width they vary from ten inches to ten s:sted of a piece of high-grade from the
spur-vein in the Republic mine. This speci­ ,gold occurs as a gold selenide. Such a com­
feet, usually from two to five feet, however,
pound has not .been reported from anywhere
with an average of about four feet. men, examined under the microscope by re­
else, and the prominence of free gold in all
The prevailing ore of the camp is a fine· flected light, showed particles of gold, in
part apparently crystalline, and a few' small of the high-grade specimens, even from the
.grained, close textured,chalcedonic ·quartz,
cubical crystals of pyrite, with IIDarked levels well below the zone of oxidation,
the values consisting entirely of gold and
would be against the supposition.
silver. Free gold is frequently viSible in the striations, scattered throughout a more
abundant steel-gray mineral of metallic Ius· Tellurium, in our investigation, has not
'hlgh·grade specilmens; free silver occurs, been found.
probably as an oxidation-product, in the up­ ter, devoid of crystalline form. A few crys­
tals resembling fluorite were noted. (Recent­ The occurrence of selenium is unique and
per ·portions of many of the veins. In the
ly specimens have been secured in which interesting; only in two other .places, so far
average grade ore, however, neither of these
fluorite is albundant.) as I am aware, has it ·been found on this con­
metals is visible.
An analysis of this high-grade specimen tinent-at Goldfield and at Tonopah. It need.
The most remarkable and characteristic
gave 8iO" 75.7 AI,O" 2.8; };'e 1 0; 8b, 6.6; however, not cause any uneasiness to the
feature of the ore is the unique banding, due
Cu, 9.1; S, 3.2; Au, Q.3; Ag, 1.1; total, 99.8 cyanider, since selenium is extremely soluble
to crustification. Indeed, the appearance of
per cent. even in the most dilute cyanide solutions,
the ore Is so characteristic that anyone at
If we discard the non-essentials, silica, and it will therefore be unlik~ly to interfere
all familiar with the district can identify a
alumina, and gold, and ignore the extremelY with the solubility of the gold even if com­
piece of Republic on') at a glance. This crust­
small amount of pyrite visible, we get, by bined with it, which I seriously <louut.
ification, or banding, is made evident by
alterations of fine and coarse-grained quartz, recalculating the remaining elements, the o re-T reatme nt.
together with psuedo-bands of metallic min­ figures shown in the first column of Table From time to time in the history of thE
eral. These "metallic bands" are usually so II. The data In the iast two columns of this camp of Republic attempts were made tt
Indistinct that they have the appearance of table afford a comparison between this min­ treat the ore on the ground, and the genera:
pencil-streaks on the under side of a ground­ eral and the tetrahedrites listed by Dana! impression appears to be abroad that all oj
glass plate. Further examination heightens the plants were unsue,cessful. Such. how
• A System of Mineralogy, 6th ed., P. 139
this resemblance, for under a pow'erful lem. (1892). ever, is not the case.
..... '" ,. ...,".---,- .

N"1'~';G:;REV I ~W. J A N.U A R Y 30, 1913.

int of historical order, the plants gold, 0.77 oz., and silver, 2.3 oz. per ton. The filter had demonstrated their practicability
)resented as follows: recoveries (by bullion), as shown in Mr. and success in cyanide work, and we began
Plant of the Republic Gold Mining Jackling's report issued August 1, 1901, were to wonder if Repubilic ores would not prove
5 Co.-This plant used the Pelatan­ gold, 91.3; silver, 15.5; total, 85.05 per cent, amenable to the new order of things.
rocess, following wet-crushing In the average eost during the last six months In 1909 I undertook the investigation of
" and was reasonably successful in of operation being $4.S5 per ton, exclusive the possible cyanide treatment of Republic
thenQw universally recognized de­ of general expense, amortization, interest, ores by standard methods of fine-grinding
;he process. For some time, with its etc. A steady, uninterrupted supply of ore and filtration, with the results shown in
cent recovery on high-grade ore, it
ed upon as quite an achievement. It (1) Shaft·Bins.

in all probability, 2,000 or 3,000 tons (2) Grizzly.

t is interesting to note tbat D_ W. (3) 9"by 15-in. Blake Crusher.

of Repuhlic, has recently completed (4) Gravity Tramway.

'eatment of the entire tailings-pile, (5) Mm-Bins.

ich a good profit was realized. (S) Four 5·Stamp Batteries, 1,200 lb., 7-in. drop, crushing througb SO-mesh,

Barrel-'Chlorination Plant of the (7) Copper Plates.

Reduction CO.-This plant, from (8) Four 5-ft. Huntington Mills (80- or 100-mesh),

ction of its remains, appears to have~ (9) Bucket-Elevator.

scarcely at alL (10) Cone-Bottom Settler (12 by 12 ft.)

Mountain Lion ~rm-This amalga­ Pulp. Return Water, to (S).

,nd cyanide plant began operation (11) Conteal Agitator (10 by 11.5 ft.). 8 hr. with 0.4 per cent KCN; 4 hr. with 0.2 per
5, 1900, and ran continuously till cent, KaN.
~r 1 of the same year, according to (12) Six Percolating·Tanks (Decantini and Filtering with vacuum). Tanks 24 by 4.0 ft.
,sheet shown in Fig 2. It treated Solution. Tailings.
)Us of ore of an average value of (13) Zinc-Boxes.

"r ton', and made a total extraction Precipitate. Barren Solution.

ive per cent; forty-one per cent of Fig. 2.-Flow-Sheet of the MOUntain Lion MilL

)very being made lby wmalgamation


balance by the cyanide treatment.
sufficient to enable the 'mill to run at full Table III. At the same time I advocated a
ling cost per ton during this period
capacity would haVe reduced this cost ma­ thorough sampling of the entire camp, with
as $3 73, which is quite a reason­
terially. a view to the erection-should the tonnage
re for so small a plant, remote from
Of these four plants, the Mountain Lion and values justify It-of a plant to be oper­
tation. The mill is said to ha ve
mill is the only one in existence today. ated in -connection with one of the larger
ut $SO,OOO and was thoroughly well
The railroads in 1903, as has been stated, properties, as well as to provide custom mill­
ted from a mechanical standpoit.
did not bring the expected revival, for rea- ing facUities for the entire camp. It was ex­
'e keep in mind, ho,wever, the ex­
fine-grained C'haracter of the ore,
, at all strange that cyanidation did (1) 'Crusher-Bins,
d satisfactory results when applied (2) No.5 D Gates Gyratory.
ntington mill product. An eXaJmina­ (3) Trommel, 0,75 in,
the tailings from this plant showlI Undersize. Oversize.
lrge part of the loss was in contain­ (4) 15· by 36·in. Rolls. (5) Gates Gyratory" H," to (3).
cles-,gold surrounded by a chalce­ (S) Sample- and Storage-Bins.
atrix. (7) Two 5- by 3S-ft. Driers,
03 attempts were made to adapt the (8) Two 15- by 3S-in. Rolls.
: electro-eyanide process to the needs (9) Two 15· by 2S·in. Rolls.
llant, but presumably withou· satis­ (10) 40·Mesh Shaking-Screens (90 per cent. through SO-mesh, 55 per cent. through 200­
results. Some experiments in vanner mesh,)
'ation were conducted at a later date Undersize. Oversize, to six 30-in. Griffin Mills, to (10).
~m told, a fair measure of success. (11) Four Jaekling Roasting-Furnaces. Hearth, 12 by 100 ft. (10 to 12 cords wood each
le Plant of the Republic Power & per day).
'Co'-This plant, locally known as (12) 12 Steel Leaching-Tanks, 22 ft, sq. by S.5 ft. deep. Treatment, 4 to 6 days with
l Republic Mill," was erected on the 0.5 per cent. KON; 2 to 3 days with 0.3 per cent. KCN.
the plant of the Mercur Consolidated Solution. Tailings.
r, by D. C. Jackling, now of the Utah (13) Two "Gold" Tanks, 10 by 14 ft.
~ompany, to whom I am indebted for (14) T,wo Zinc-Dust Precipitation-Tanks, 8 by 12 ft.
the details here presented in regard Precipitate. Solution, to Sump.
lccess. Four 24- by 3S-in, Johnson Presses.
mill 'began operation in October, Precipitate, to Bullion-Room. ,Solution, to Sump.
d wa;s closed down in July, 1901, for
reasons, chief of which being the Fig. 3.-Flow-Sheet of the Old Republic Mill.
lte ore supply, due to failure to keep
,lopment work ahead of the demands sons already discussed, Republic then lapsed pee ted that this plant would follow the gen­
ilL Fig 3 shows the scheme of treat­ into "innocuous desuetude," the mines were eral : "len laid down in Fig, 4, 3 1,;bject, of
lployed and it is scarcely necessary nearly all abandoned, and not a few of the course, to some preliminary work to be
into any further description. more important ones, including the Repub­ undertaken by altering one of the existing
19 nine ,months of operation this li-c itself, were sold for delinquent taxes. In plants into a testing-mill. Owing to reasons
eated 21,240 tons of ore, averaging the meantime, cyanidatlon had been making extraneouS to this discussion, the entire
,z Cirkel, IDe. cit, rapid strides, the tube-mill and the vacuum- project was dropped; hut the correctness of
THE SAL T LA K E MIN INC REV lEW, JAN. U A R V 30, 1 91 3. 17

the mill scheme has been amply demonstrat­ The plant of the North Washington on, I present, in Fig. 5, a flow-wheel of this
ed by the success of the little mill erected Power & Reduction company, on which work mill.
by D. W. Rathfon to treat the tailings from was begun early in 1911,js just commencing The SanPoil Consolidated company* also
the old Pelatan-Clerici process. Mr. Rath­ operation. It is following standard lines and has recently undertaken the erection of a
fon's plant consists of a 5x22-foot tube mill, should, under proper conditions, yield satis­ treatment plant along the lines shown in
short Pachuca tanks, Oliver filter, and zinc- factory results. Fig,6.
In neither of these plants has any provis­
(I) No.5 Gates Gyratory.
ion been made for amalgamation or concen·
(2) 50 Stamps, 1,500 lb., 6-in. drop, 110 per min_ 4-mesh Screen.
'tration; and while I believe that satisfactory
Crushing in KeN Solution.
extraction may be made in this way, it seems
(3) Chilean Mills, 20· to 30-mesh.
from our experi'mtmts, that a sufficient re­
(4) Classifiers.
covery is possible by amalgamation to make
Sand. Slimes.
this simple addition to the mill scheme fully
(5) Tube-Mills (70 per cent. through 200-mesh).
worth while. The omission of concentration
Sand. Slime.
is, I think, correct; although I understand
(6) Muntz Metal Amalgamating·Plates.
that the contemplated additions to the
(7) Classifiers.
Rathfon mill, which are designed to fit it
Slimes. Sands to (5).
Ifor the treatment of ore, as soon as the sup­
(8) Pulp-Thickeners.
ply 'Of tailings is exhausted, include an
Underflow. Overflow, to (11).
equipment of belt-vanners.
(9) Pachuca Agitators.

Table IlT.-Treatment of Typical Samples

(10) Merrill or OliYer Filters.

of Republic Ores.

Solution. Tailihgs.

(11) Clarifier.

Agitation With 0.25 Per Cent KCN Solution

Precipitate. Barren S-olut:on.

Agltation.
(12) Zinc-Dust PreCipitation-Plant.
Fig. 4.-Flow-Sheet of the Plant Designed in 1909.
Hours. Per Cent.
(1) Main Storage-Bin. 8 76 to 81
(2) Shaking Grizzly. Hi '19 to 85
Oversize. Undersize, to (4). On 150-Mesh.
(3) 10- by 20·in. Blake Crusher.
8 78 to 88 80 to 82
(4) Shaking Gr;zzly. 16 80 to 88 82 to 84
Oversize. Undersize, to (6).
On 200-:\:lesh.
(5) 10- by 12-ln. Dodge Crusher.

(To be replaced by 16- by 42,in. Rolls.)


8 89 to 94 82 to 86
(6) 4 by &-ft. Trommel. 16 95 to 99 86 to 9,
Oversize. Undersize, to (8). Amalgamation 'Of 200-Mesh Material.
(7) 14- by 30·'n. Traylor Rolls.
(8) 16·in. Belt-Conveyor. Gold-extraction. Silver-extractioll.
(9) Two Vezin .Samplers (in series). 31 to .}7 per cent. 8 to 10 per cent.
Dis<:ard. Samp'le to Assay Office.
Repnblic is the best gold camp in the,
(10) Mill-Bin.
state of Washington today, and there is no
(11) 6-ft. Trent Chilean Mill Crushing in Cyanide solution.
question that the ore can be satisfactorily
(12) Akins Classifier.
treated on the ground for $2 or less per ton
Sands, to (13). Sli<mes, to (15).
if cheap electric power is available. Conser­
(13) 5-by 22·ft. Tu'be-Mill, El Oro Laning, Scoop-Feed, 28 rev.
vatively, then, we may say that all ore more
per min.
than $5 per ton in value can ble handled at a
(14) Cone-Classifier.
profit. How much of this $5 ore is available
Slimes. is, 'Of course, the question. Personally, I be­
(15) Four Trent Agitators, 33 by 20 ft. lieve the amount is large, possibly runnin:s
Pulp. Overflow from No.1, to (17) or (19) up into millions of tons; but this estimate
(16) Box 'Classifiers. is based upon general impressiDn gained
Overflow. Spigot, to (18). from numerous visits to the camp, supple·
(17) Trent Disk Thickener. mented by knowledge gained in samllling
Pulp. Solution, to (19). two or three of the larger properties, and
(18) Oliver Filter, 11.5 by 16 ft. not through sampling and measurement of
Tail-ings. Solution. the ore exposed in the different workings of
(19 ) Clarifier. all tbe various mines, without Which, 01
(20) Trent Zinc-Dust Precipitation-Plant. course, no estimate of any value can bE
(21) Gould Triplex Pump.
made.
(22) Perrin Press.
Precipitate. Barren Solution. *Flow sheet on following page.
Fig. 5.-Flow-Sheet of the Plant of the North Washington Power & Reduction Company.
The West End Consolidated of Tono
shaving precipitation boxes, and has given By the courtesy of H. W. Newton, metal· pa.h, Nevada, made net p;rofits of $36,85!
better than ninety per cent extra<:tion, by lurgist, under whose superintendence the in December, from treatment of 4,350 tom
bullion, on the tailings mentioned. construction of the plant has been carried which Yielded $8.50 a ton net.
OPOSED AMALGAMATION AT D. L. Huntington, president of the Wash­ which the Days have secured interests in
REPUBLIC. ington Water Power company, has admit­ the last several months. and the Hercules,
ted that his company has been trying 0 en­ provided August Paulsen and L. W. Hutton
(Special Correspondence.) list capital in Republic in order to bring will dispose of their hDldings in the mine,
rane, Wash., Jan. 25.-Through the about full development of the mines in the or consent to consolidation.
o·f officials of the Washington Water district, that his company might increase its ----(}---­
company, which is desirous of en­ power service. SIMPLE TEST FOR COKING COAL.
ng development of mining regions Extensive development on existing and
t to Spokane, a New York syndicate deeper horizons, underground connections (By W. R. Calvert*.)
tiating for the purchase of the more that will provide miles of ,continuous work­ In the course of my professional work
cut mines of the Republic, Washing­ ings and the construction of a mill or a many inquiries come to. me regarding the
.trict and to erect a concentrating series of mills that will have a capaCity of characteristics denDting a coking coal and
u1l'iciently large to treat the entire 5,000 tons daily are said to be among the the tests .for same. The usual field method
of the district. ambitions ()f the New Yorkers and their as­ Qf detel'lmining whether a coal will <loke
ons on a number of the properties sociates. iquality by the appearance of the product.
een taken in the name of the Spo- Spokane mining men are greatly inter­ Th-is method is unsatisfactory, in that it
Eastern Trust company, hut authen­ ested in a series of persistent and apparent­ entails considerable time and labor, amI,
I'mation as to whether all the prop­ ly well<founded reports that the Federal and at the completJion of the test, doubt may
.amed are included Is not divulged. Day interests are -planning a big consolida­ often arise. A much simpler test is avail­
able, and, in my opinion, the results are
(1) Ore-Bin. probably more dependable than by experi­ i
(2) 18-in. Belt-Conveyor. mental burning in a pit. ~, ,\
(3) Williams "Hammer Trommel" Mill'. While the Writer was connected with
(4) Elevator. the fuel section of the U. S. Geological
(5) Storage·Bin. Survey, he, with the other members of that
(6) 14- by 24-in. A-C Rolls "C." section, was urged to observe care­
(7) 5- by 22-ft. Gates Tube-Mill, Trunn'on Feed, Iron Lining.
fully every characteristic of coals studied
Crushing in Cyanide 8:o1utlon.
in the field, and, in order to become il'lllmil­
(8) Sand·Wheei. iar with those characteristics,-Buch as
(9) Duplex Dorr 'Classifier. fracture, color of streak, etc., various lab­
Slimes. 'Sands, to (7). Dratory tests were instituted. While grind·
(10) 10· by 25-ft. Don Thickener. ing to a powder in an agate mor·tar var·
Pulp. Overflow, to (12). ious samples of raw coal, M. A. Pischel
11) Nine "Grass·Valley" Air-Agitators (12 ft. in diameter by 18 ft.) in series noted that there was a great divergenoe
arranged for decantation. in the manner in which the powder ,adhered
Pulp. Solution, to (14). to the mortar and pestle, and reference to
(12) ,Cone-Bottom Agitator used as Wash-Tank. the Driginal coal samples brought out the
Slimes. Overflow, to (14). Solution. 'Peculiar fact that only coking coals so ad·
(13) 16·ft. Oliver Filter. hered. Whereas the powder from non..coking
Solution. Tailings. coals adheres not at all. Grinding a raw
(14) Clarifiers. coal sample in an agate (Dr poreclain) mor­
(15) Zinc-Boxes. tar constitutes, therefore. a very simple
,method of ascertaining quickly, and with
g. G.-FlOW-Sheet of the San Poil 'Consolidated Mill. almost definite certainty, whether any par·
~ squirrel·c.age diSintegrator. 3 ft. in diameter by 6 ft, long, making 100 rev. per ticular coal ,possesses coking qualities.
'jthe same direction as a central shaft making 600 rev. per min., upon which are 32 Those slllmpiesgiving a strongly adhesive
hammers slung from the shaft by chains. The space between the bars Is 3·16 In .•
e mill is intended to reduce mine-run ore to this ~ize.) powder may ,be pronDunced coking; those
not adhering are, without question, non-cok·
kane Chronicle publishes a story to tion of their holdings in the Idaho. Coeur ing; while the coking quality of those nDt
It that options [or the following d'Alenes into a heavily capitalized operating definitely in either class is in dDubt. though
m secured at the prices named: corporation. The Federal has just taken over the degrees of adhesiveness affords a. very
for the Mountain LiDn, $250,000 for ,the Star property, adjoining its Morning good criterion. Mr. Pishel published the
Thumb,$750,OOO for the Knob Hill. mine at Mullan, under a two-year bDnd of results of his experiments in Economic
[or the Ben Hur, $1.000,000 for the $750,000. Ru'mors of the consolidation were GeDlogy, vo!. 3, 1908. but the many personal
;onsolldated, $250,000 f{)r the Quilp current at the time Harry L, Day of Wallace, inquiries directed to my office suggest that
000 for the Old Repu,blic. An offer Idaho. was elevated to. the ,presidency of the test .given is not generally known. The
)0 is reported to have been made the Federal company. It is sald the Fed· writer has made tests in the manner cited
Jlaconda properties and $3,000,000 eral company has been endeavoring for a on coal samples obtained from widely soot­
of the Republic Mines corpora­ number of years to acquire several import­ tered fields in the United States and Alaska,
msuccessfully. ant properties adjacent to its holdings. and and can vouch for the dependa.bleness of
:ttions are -being handled locally that the making of Mr. Day -president is in the test.
Richards, M', E., /lIccording to the accordance with well-matured ·plans for the
th J. C. Lawrence, M. E. handling taking over of these mines. the majority Df *Consulting Geologist and Engineer, Salt
fDrk end. Behind the activities is which the Day interests control. Thes!> Lake City.
·f Standard Oil operatDrs, it is plans, it is said, contemplate the organiza­ ---0--­
o invested $5,000,000 in the Nickle tion of a heavily capitalized corporation, Manager Frank expects to have the
. at Hedley and in Dther ,properties which will absorb the Federal, the Tamar­ third section of the mill of the Ohio Cop·
ielding dividends among the first ack and CUster Consolidated, the Ambergris, per company, at Lark. Utah, In operation
tinent. HU'mming Bird and the numerous claims in in a few days.
THE SAL T (. A K E MIN I N G R £ V lEW, JAN. U A R Y 3 0, 1 9 1 3.

I let the Imen know what each


costs, and 'educate them in the costs.
EFFICIENCY ENGINEERING IN MINING

By LBTSON BALLIBT, B. M., C. E.


can then see what everything cost
they are intelligent men and will saVE
they can if they know, but no man cal
Is .it a fact, that the mining engineers or $216 per rmonth, or $2,592 per year on a a loss if he does not know it is bein!
of this country are so busy looking for 24-hour continuous operation. The valves Machinery is made to run. Emp]
more ore, faults, and other geological con­ were not absolutely tight, and a little leak will run n, if you give them a chanc,
ditions, thM they have no time to look in the piston packing or leaky rings re­ show them details. In other words,
after the handling. of what they have? duced the efficiency of the' compressor and it easy for your men to take advanta
Is mining to ,be compared with an ef­ resulted ,in a loss at every stroke. I spoke conditJions and tools, show them how
fort to fill a barrel that is leaking between to the manager about it, and he said: "Oh, they will accomplish ·more with less
every stave, and with every hoop loose? the compressor is big enough; it never themselves, and at less expense.
The cartoonists and humor,ists,of the notices these I'ittle leaks." I found a puddle Give them a chance-Don't try to
da!ly press, would head these two ques­ of oil that had !been drained from the air on labor. Increase the efficiencies, I
tions, as "Impertinent Questions No. 1001 receiver-a waste of oiL the costs and pay labor more for inteJr
and 2," but it is time that the efficienCIY The m<;lst complicated machine on a effidency.
engineers of mines come to the front. or mine is the cable. Every strand has a --~o---

course, the .big things of a mine must be friction over the others at every swing STRIKE AT SHEEP CREEK.
right, 1 e., the head must be open \before of the cable, every jar, every bend over the
we <try to fill the barrel, but it has been sheave and drum. It should be properly Sherman McGarry, foreman at the
sadd '\we can buy mills now, just as they lubricated with penetrating lubricants, not ver Butte mine, in Newton district of U
do Howe trusses for bridges, by the rod, coated with water proofing. This cracks has brought to Salt Lake information ,
and cut off as many rods or feet as we and water gets inside and "pits" the in­ cerning a rich discovery on the Sheep R
want." Whether that be so, or not, it is side strands, while the coating holds the 'mine of that district.
evident that the big thin.gs around a mine /moisture inside. When the outside wears A. B. Blaney, who has been building
call be had, but who is going to look after down, the strength of the inside "ires is twenty-stamp mill to treat the Sheep H
the little things? It must be some one gone, and there is nothing to hold the ores, made the discovery, near the surf
who KNOWS HOW. weight, .and, if it doesn't result in an acc!­ and aJbout 1,000 feet south of the old we
Any mine manager can tell you how dent,it means a new cable. ings. Twelve feet of $20-0re has been eXI:
much he Is making, but can he tell you U it pays the big factories, railroads, ed and some of it will run $40 to the ton.
how much he is lOSing? p(}wer companies, macMne shops, etc., to is also reported that the old stope on 1
Questions; Do $5-a-day 'men do $3-a­ get efficiency out of their plants, why do seventy-five-foot level is producing ore 0:
'day men's work? Do they come after their the mining engineers show such lack of value of over $200 to the ton. Under forn
own tools, <rustle their own candles, run . interest? lessees much rich ore was sent out frl
out cars of rock, etc.? When an order comes to reduce ex­ these workings.
Do men have to wait for cages with penses at a mine, nine times out of ten There is an ore zone in Beaver coun
their cars, or cages have to wait for men? the management .begins to layoff men, Dl' some twenty miles long, in wh;ch are Sl
Do men have <to wait for tools till an­ tries to reduce the pay, and get more work mines as the Sheep Hock, Rob Boy, Bea'
other man has finished using them? out of fewer men. This cannot be done. Butte, Beaver Gold and others. It is fre
Do hoist runners turn their oil cans Mien will give an honest day's work for predicted that the Newton district will m~
upside down and walk around the hoist, and an honest day's pay. I have been handling itself felt this cO'ming summer. The start:
turn them back up, when fin!shed? men for eighteen years, and I venture to up of the new' Sheep Rock mill is bound
DQ m\ning companies save. money 'by boast, that there ds not a 'lllan who ever attract greater and more favorable aU
trying to make men work in bad air with­ worked under me that w'ould not come tion to the district.
out proper ventilation? }}ack. I have never reduced a man's pay ---(}---­
Do men at day's pay do work that a in my life, and kept him at the same work, THE ROCHER DE BOULE.
little ,tool Dr !ll1achine could do at one-tenth nor ever laid off a man to hire one for
the cost? lower wages. But that is getting away J. F. Cowan, of Salt Lake, has recei'
Do you find the fittings of the com­ from the story. In July, August and Sep­ a te:egraim from Hazleton, British Columl
pressed .air line leaking in most mines, tember, the cost per foot of sinking a containing gratifying information conCE
and do you know how much it is costing shaft, under my direction, was $31 39, $30,80 ing the Rocher de Boule mlne, of which
for each leak? and $30,64% per foot of completed sbaft. is in charge. The ore in west drift is r.
I could ask a thousand such questions, The miners and engineers la;bor for the four and one-half feet wide, and avera
and everyone is a leak that can be stop­ same months was, $16.68, $15.58 and $14,46 eighteen per cent copper. At the surface
ped. per foot, each month just a trifle lower. ore was five and one-haH feet wide. and c
In the inspection of one mine, I found The wage scale was $5. The men were tained twenty to twenty-two per cent (
a two stage compressor driven by an elec­ making good time and I paid them 50 cents per. The west drift is in ore at 150 feet
tric motor; the power company rate was a shift bonus, not for an hour's overtime, depth, and when it first encollntered
4 per cent ,per kw.. !hour,-1practically 3 not for extra hard w'ork, (for I never dMve vein, there w'as only fifteen inches of h
cents per horsepower hour. I found sixty men) and In November, they reduced the grade. The vein has been widening as WI
leaky joints and fittings, under ground. per-foot cost of the shaft to $28.55%, and progressed. It is now the Intention to
Without computing motor losses or pipe the men did not put In an extra hour, nor a cross-cut in to reach the vein at a de
friction, I estimated that an average of be­ were they watched Dr driven to extra ef­ of 400 feet which can be done in a dista
tween five and six of the leaks were wast­ \fort, and II added another 25 cents per shift of about 600 feet. The vein has been 0);
ing horsepower. Calling it six leaks per to their wages for the saving they made. ed at the surface for a total length of
horsepower (and some of them were pretty I keep a table Dr power costs and de­ feet, and work will. be continued at th
big leaks), there was a. loss of 10 horse­ tails posted in the hoist house and c\lange new levels, in ordetto determine its ext
power or 30 cents per hour, 91' ,7.20 a day, room, wh~re all men can read it. undergmund, "
THE SAL T L AK E MIN IN G REV lEW, J A"" U A R Y 30, 1913.

IN ROCHESTER CANYON. face and evaporating for a. long time and THE ROUND·UP AT LOGAN.
no great pools can be logically expected
,·Bodies Proving Up Well With System· near seepages) Prospectors and drillers Exhibit of Products and Methods in Which
atic Development and Exploitation. should avoid 'Oil seepages as scenes of oper­ Utah Electrical Men Interested.
ations.
R.ecent advices from the new mining
Other mistakes have been made in drill­ From January 27, to February 8, the
lpof Rochester Canyon, Humooldt coun·
ing 'On the sYnclines, where, if water is Utah 'State Agricultural 'C'Ollege, at Logan,
Nevada, are of a most satisfactory and
present, water alone will be found. The. will hold a "round-up" at which all of the
:ifying nature, and the result of develop·
'Oil in ninety per cent of the wells is found features of its work will 'be illustrated, Ir­
It is being watched with intense interest
'On the anticlines. The ,fact that some rigation, dry farming and kindred subjects
over the country,
wells strike oil In sYnclines is due to the will receive great attention, both by means
~uite a number of Salt Lakers have al­
lack of water qn which oil would 'Other­ of addresses and .practical demonstrations.
ly secured a foothold in the new Eldor·
wise be floated to higher levels_ Of especial interest to engineers wlll be
among the pioneers being John F. One drawback in the development of the exh!bit arranged by the Utah Power
'an, who is identified with the Rochester the Utah fields, and others, as well, is and Light company. This company has got·
es company, Whose holdings embrace the fact that the large companies are loath ten the electrical manufacturers and deal­
original discovery in the district. to come in before the preliminary WOrk ers of the state interested and the greatest
n speaking of the caimp, Mr. C{)wan in·, has been d'One, and oil drilling is not a exhibit of electrical appliances in the state
IS The Mining Review that he has re­ poor man's game. will be the result.
ly ,been advised that on lease No.1 the More attention should be paid to geo­ Of interest to the ,householder and es­
t has boon sunk to a depth of twenty-five logy ,and a careful study of the formation Pecially to mining men who are always with·
all in ore, and that the bottom is show· made by geologists. Until prospecting is 'Out gas, and can get fuel with difficulty,
six feet of pay-rock that is being sacked more intelligently directed we can look for ,but who ordinarily are 'plentifully supplied
5hipment as it is broken down, without Httle development of the Utah ,fields. with electricity, the bousehold appliances,
ing; the lowest values being 'about 72 Dr. Pack indicated that the best show­ including electric 'heaters, electr:<: stoves,
:es in silver to the ton. On lease No.2 a ings were in the San Juan and Vernal vacuum cleaners, toasters, percolators and
s·cut tunnel is being run, while on lease fields, and stated also that he 'believed cer­ numer'Ous other devices, will ,be of interest.
4 a splendid shOlWing is being made and tain selected portions of the San Rafael In connect:on with irrigation, there will
'ge vein is being uncovered. section would produce oil, but that the field, be in operation a complete electric pumping
'he Rochester Mines Company, of which as a whole, was not as promising as others, plant working under a head of 100 feet,
Nenzel is manager, is running a >cross­ but should be intelligently :prospected. which will demonstrate the efficiency of
tunnel which will be some 600 feet in Dr. Pack discussed briefly the process electricity in irrigation.
th, and w.hich will cut the vein at a con· of drilling for oiL Two styles of rigs are The farmer will be shown how he can
'able depth. To accomplish this work used, the standard heavy, square rig, l1g1ht, heat, and furn!sh water to his house,
require three or four months. erected in place, and the light porta:ble rig. as well as do the major part of the dO'mes·
'chester is now a thrifty and growing All drilling is done by churn drills. The tic work with the aid of electricity. 'Min­
), notwithstanding the inclement hole may 'be started with a diameter of ing will not be neglected.
her which has attended its advent into twelve inches, casing driven to seal off sur­ The Utah Electrical club, Which was or­
c Ufe; and, now has close to a thou- face water, and drilling resumed. When a ganized in November of last year, with
inhabitants, whi.lebuildings of every wateT crevice is struck, another casing is fourteen mem:bers, has grown to a member­
'iption are springing up on every hand.
enger traffic is 'being handled ,by auto­
les, while heavy freighting is 'being
by teams from the nearest railroad
driven inside the first to seal it off, and
S'O on until the hole becomes So srflall by
the use 'Of successive telescoping casings
that the drilling ,must cease. Tn one w'eU
ship of nearly 400, including practically ah
those connected with the electrical industry
in the state. The club will go in a body,
on a special train, as the guests 'Of the Utah
1
:
,Oreana, which is eight miles from examined, the hole decreased in diameter Power & Light company, on February 1,

1
from twelve inches t'O two inches in a depth "Marketing Day." It is expected that Gov­
----<o}---­ of 1,{)00 >feet,at which depth the well had ernor 'Spry will accompany the party and
THE OIL FIELDS OF UTAH. to be abandoned. will deliver an address, if he can get away

: a recent meeting of engineers in


Lake City, Dr. F. J. Pack, professor of
----{).---­
Sharp & Irvine 'Of Spokane, Wash,ing­
t'On, recently received notice from Princ-e­
from his legislatiVe> duties.
---0'--­
Stevens County Light and Power com­
,I
gy at the University of Utah, g1ave his ton, BritioSlh C'OLumbia, tha:t negotiations in pany, with a plant at Meyers Falls,Wash­
)IT of the oil fields of Utah. T.aken as New York between the BritiS'h Coumbia ington, has secured the contract to furnish
ole they show'~omepromise, but, so CQPper company and Emil F. Voigt rela­ power to the United Copper and Aurora
prospectinl? ii~d development have tive to the taking up of the bond held on Miining companies at Chewelah for the next
inadequa,te~ the Voigt mines, near Princeton, by the 10 years. The stipulation provld'es for It
)st of' the liel.ds".are .,'marked oy oil British Columbia company, had resulted maximum of 1,000·harsepower daily, at $40
ges, which preciildes' their becoming in the pr'Opert:ies being taken over under for each horsepower a ye'ar_The Stevens
producers, notwithstanding that many the bond agreement, and immediate reo Oounty Light and Power company is con­
now in the field have been erected sumption of activities at Voigt camp, sus­ trolled -by J. A. Coram of Boston, ,Massa­
seepages, in the mistaken be1ief that pended a short timie before the conference chuse.tts, for:merly with the Butte & Bos­
was the proper place to find oil. Oil was M.ned, is anticipated. The deal in· ton Mining company at Butte, Montana,
i!;es have been likened to ore outcrops, v'Olves .approximately $250,000. The oond w'ho opernte-s power plants in Montana un­
,t the driHer expects m'Ore oil, where was negotiated aoout a year ago, since der the name of the Kootenai P'Owe.r and
ows at the surface, just as the miner when a large force of men has been em· Construction company_
ts more}re in depth, when he finds ploy<ed extracting ore for shipment and -,--0,---­
,tcro!!. This analogy 1s wrong, how- making exhaustive explorations of the un­ The production of the Utah Copper Com­
The presence of an oil seep indl' developed portions of the mines with dia­ pany .for December w,as 5,975,246 pounds of
lOiS; 011 has been coming to the sur· m'Ond drills. copper.
T Ii E SAL T L A K E MIN I N G REV lEW, JAN, U A R Y a 0, 1 9 1 3.
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FIRST AID FOR CYANIDE POISON. I N D E X .....r o ADVERTISERS

Mlnlnlli Machlnery and SuppUe.... Director,. of Engineer••


(By Wm. H. Kritzer.) P:lge Page,

Allis-Chalmers Co_ ..••.•..•••..••..•..• 8 Adamson, W. G. ........................ 36

A patient's life depends on your prompt Central Coal & Coke Co................. 38 Arnold. Fisher & Calvert .............. 36

action, . as the poison acts quickly. All Denver Fire Clay Co. ......•........... 4 Boss. M. P. . ... _ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • . . . . . . . . 36

Diamond Drilling Co. __ . . . . . . . .. ...... 38 Brooks, Chas. P. ..........•. ........... 36

cyanides are deadly poisons, and the J:)rus­ Jeffrey Manufacturing Co. . . . _.... .....• 5 Brown, G. Chester .................. ,.. 36

Jones & Jacobs, Mill Builders .......... 4 Burch, Caetanl & Hershey ............. , 36

sic acid gas liberated from the solutions, Lane Mill & Machinery Co. . . . . . . . _.... " 4 Burke. James J. ....................... 36

it inhaled. causes almost instant death, and Mine & Smelter Supply Co. .............. 1 Connor. P_ E. ........... _ . __ . _ . . . .. . . . 36

Minneapolis Steel & Machinery Co....... 43 Craig, W. J. . ..................... _ . . . . . 36

'When diluted with all', causes dizziness, Porter, Charles F., Building M·ateriaL _ . . 6 Dunyon, N. A . . . . . . . . . . . . . _.. .. ...... .. 36

Revere Rubber Co. ..................... 43 Fiske. 'Vinthrop W . . . . . . . . . . . . _ . .. . . . .. 36

faintness, and a depressing frontal heaa· Richmond. F. C., Machinery Co. .......... 2 General Engineering Co. .... .......... 36

ache. Roessler & Hass'acher Chemical Co..... 35 Howard. L. O. _ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36

Salt Lake Hardware Co. ........ ....... 44 Ireland, T. W. .......................... 36

Dilute solutions of cyan'ide are very Silver Eros. Iron Works ................ 3 Jennings, E. P. ........................ 36

Utah }<'ire Clay Co. ................ 39 Johnson. Jay Eliot _.................... 36

poisonous when taken internally, and when Utah Fuel Co. ......................... 40 Knowlton. A. D. ........................ 36

.they come in contact with the skin, pro· \Vay's Pocket Smelter .................. 35 Lee, Murray ................ _ . . . . . . . . . . 36

Western Heating & Sheet Metal Co.. . . . . . 6 Leggat, J. Benton ...................... 36

dUce. in some persons, eruptions of paIn· Z. C. M. I. .............................. 6 McCaskeli. J. R. ..•......•...........•.•.. , 36

ful red boils. Banklnlli Houses. Pack, Mosher F. ....................... 36

Peet. C. A . . . . . . . . . . . . ,.................. 36

H the poisoning is the result of inhaling McCornick & Co. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . _ 35


Pulsifer, H. B. ......................... 36

Merchants' Bank ....... .............. 35


Safford, J. L. ........................... 36

prussic aClid gas, proceed as follows: Salt Lake Security Co. ... . ............ 35
Sherrill, S. C. . ........................ _ 37

Utah Savings & Trust Co. _............. 35


Silver Bros., Engineers & Contractors... 37

D:j.sh water in the patient's face; start Utah State National Bank .............. 35
Troxell, L. E. .......................... 37

Walker Bros. . .................. ..... 35


Utah State School of Mines .... " " " " 37

a.rtilkial respiration; make the patient in­ Valtinke, Paul ........... _. . . . . . . . . . . .. 36

hale .e:U:er a small quantity of am1monia; A"lIJa,.ers and Chemists.


VEladsen Bros. ......................... 37

A. F. Bardwell ......................... 38
Waite, James W . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . _. . . . . .. 37

Or a small c;.u~ntity of ether. or a small Bird-Cowan ...........'. . . . . . . . .. . . .. .. 38


'Valker. H. C. .......................... 37

Crismon & Nichols ..................... 38


W'iddicombe & Palmer .,................ 37

quantity of ehiorine gas which can be Currie, J. W. ..........•............... 38


Wilson & Ott ........................ _. 37

quickly made by sprmirling a small por­ Officer & Co., R. R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38


Zalinski, Edward R. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37

Union Assay Office .................... 38

tion of chloride of lime (lllf'aC'hing pow­ Mi..cellaneou...

der) on a piece of .flannel cloth. mcjl'tened Railroads. Century Printing Co. _.............. _.. 5

Bingham & Garfield Ry. ................ 41 De Bouzek Engraving Co . . . . . . . . . . . . . . _ 41

with acetic acid, and then holding the Oregon Short I~lne ...................... 39 Gardner & Adams ......... _. .. . .. . . . . .. 42

Salt Lake Route ..................... H Harris, H. H., Accountant ........... .. 38

cloth to the nostrils of the patient. Hotel Stanford ......................... 33

Mining Attorne,.... Internationa.l Smelting & Refining Co... 8

If the .poisoning is the result of tak­ Booth, Lee, Badger & Rich ........ 37 Mountain States Tel. & Tel. Co. .......... 41

ing cyanide solution internally, place the Bradley, Pischel & Harkrl(,ss ........... 37 Nephi Plaster Co. ...................... 41

Callahan, D. A., Mining Law Books .... 37 New Era Motor Co. ...... ............. 4

patient dn a hot bath, and apply cold water Davis & Davis ........................ 37 Official Directory of Mines.............. 40

to the spine and neck. providing no (le ....l'S Higgins, E. V. ......................... :)7 Railroad Time Tables .................. :l9

Hutchinson, W. R. ...................... 37 Roberts, J. C., Dealer in Rare Metals .... 6

are ,permitted to intervene in carrying out Pierce, Critchlow & Barrette ........... 37 Salt Lake Photo Supply Co. ............ 3x

Powers. MarioneRux, Stott & McKinney.. 37 Salt Lake Stamp Co. .................. 38

the previous instructions. Sanford, Allen T. ................... 37 Shiplers, Commercial Photographers .... 3S

Utah Ore Sampling Co. .......... ..... ~

Incite vomiting by tickling the back of Mine Dnd Stock Dealer... "~alker Bros. Bank Building ........... 38

the patient's throat with the finger. or with Orem & Co. . _ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Whitaker, Geo. A., Cigars ...... ....... 30

a feather, or by causing him to drink luke


warm water. or strong 'mustard and water; One hottle of ether; on his back and pour the mixture down his
or 'by the use of a stomach tube and hot One bottie of acetic acid; throat in small quantities, if necessary
water; or by some physical means. One bottle of chloride of lime (bleach­ pinching his nose in order to make him
Give ammonia water solution (dilut· ing powder); swallow_
ed) or nitrate of cobalt solution (diluted); One piece of flannel cloth for admin­ 4th: Incite vomiting by one of the pre-'
or J:)eroxide of hydrogen solution (diluted). istening the chlorine gas. vious methods suggested. and it is advis­
or give carbonate of iron (freshly precipi­ 'Compartment 3 should contain for internal able to keep a soft rublber stomach tube
tated). made by mixing equal parts of fer· use: having a funnel and exhaust bulb in one
rous sulphate and sodium carbonate and One bottle ammonia water solution of the cabinets. if the services of a pr.'.ysi.
administer it internally to the patient at (diluted) ; cian cannot 'be had promptly.
once· One 'bottie of cobalt nitrate solution N. B.-It is advisable to have aphy­
Or follow special directions accompany­ (d:luted; SIClan prepare the several solutions re­
ing antidote in cabinet compartment nu1m' One bottle of -ferrous sulphate (fresh); quired and prescribe the dose of each to
ber 4. One bottle of sodium carbonte (fresh). be taken by a patient in an emergency, and.
Place special wood cabinets with com­ Compartment 4 should contain for internal to further assist in preventing mistakes,
partments of suitable size in conspicuous use: 'bottles of blue glass can be used as con­
and easily accessable parts of the cyanide One bottle (sealed) containing 30 C. C. tainers ·for the acids, and bottles of white
plant. of caustic potash; glass for the alkalies. if it is desired.
Have the emergency orders ror the ------0------­
One bottle (sealed) containing 30 C. 'C. Elmer Duncan, of Silver City, Utah. sup-
handling of patients affixed to the inside
of 33 per cent solution of ferrous sulphate; erintendent for the United Tintic Mines
of cabinet door.
Properly label each bottle. also see that One package (sealed) containing oxide company, wa.s a recent Salt Lake visitor.
its contents ar~ kept in a fresh and pure of magneSium (light), to be used as fol­ Mr. Duncan states that the property of the
condition. lows: company is in promising condition, with a
Compartment 1 should contain: 1st: Quickly empty the contents of fine streak of ore exposed in the north drift
One large bottle of distilled water'. the two sealed bottles and packages into on the 210 level. The company is shipping
One large metal spoon; the metal cup, and stir thoroughly with about a carload of good ore every other
One pint metal cup for mixing the dif­ the metal spoon. month, mine assays showing a value of about
feren tan tidotes. 2nd: If patient conscious mak~ hIm $40 in copper and silver. The ore is
Compartment 2 should contain for exter­ swallow the mixture at once and lie dow'n ·heavy in iron. and makes a desirable fluxing
nal use: for a few minutes. product. Development is being pushed and
One bottle of ammonia; 3rd: If patient unconscious place him the ore outpnt is paying expenses.
~Al:T' LAKE;M I

The interior dep&rt~nt has at last ed, who can blame us for exhibiting undue
granfed a patent to coal lands in' Alaska. optimism?
W. (t. Whorf ,gets sixty-three a.cres at Port PubEclty statements should contain facts
Graham, Cook's Inlet. The department not given in the customary report. The bare
claims this Is the first location to CQmply statement that so many tons Qf ore are in
with the law. Let the law be c~anged, so sight will not suftlce fQr the intelligent in­
that a man may get a coal mine, instead of vestor. He wants to know how the ore in
lished Semi-Monthly by Will C. Higgins a binful Oof coal. sight is measured, just what the openings
. and A. B. Greeson.
----(01-----­ are, width of ore and value in each Qpening
;e, Room 1601 Walker Bank Building,
Top Floor. Phone, Wasatch, 2902. Rochester ca,!lyon, Nevada, promises to and prOoof that ore 'between openings is real­
be on the map mOore than ever. It has a ly blocked out, Two tunnels 1,000 feet apart
"L C. HIGGINS .•..•.•........••.. Editor
•• HOWARD ...•••••....• Associate Editor newspaper of its own. May we hope t'hat vertically, revealing in each case veins
8. GREESON ..•.....•• Bnsiness Manager the features, characterizing the earlier whose characteristics are the same in every
Snbscription Rlites, (boolms in Nevada may be entirely missing respect, does not mean that an ore shoot ex­
year ......................••....... $2.50

J\fonths ........................ ; .... 1.50 in this promising camp. The usual crop of ists for the whole distance, And yet how
rle Copy............................ .15 exaggerated statements is already abroad. many times are estimates of ore reserves
"ign Countries in Postal Union .•.... 3.75
Subscription Parable in Advance. It is our hope that the camp wHl justify based on just such showings.
!]ntered November 29, 1902, at Salt Lak~ them. Opinions as to. persistence in depth Emphasis is always placed on the Ibalance
" Utah, as second-class matter, under Act are little more than guesses at this time. sheet of .operatiI1g cOlJllpanies, 'but maps
;ongress of March 3, 1899.
However, the surf.a.ce showings would make which will enable one to figure for himself
ld-.-ertl"lng Rate.. , Advertising rates fur­ any camp. ·the possibilities and probal:iilities of the
,cd on application.
----o-~-- mine and its ore reserves arEl" nearly always
Contributors. lacking.
B. Pulsifer. A. L. Sweetser.
TRUTH IN MINING.
H. CalvElrt. H. W. McFarren. Statements as to mining costs should be
oy A. Palmer. Maynard Bixby. carefully analyzed to see that deprec!ation
'" McLaren. B. F. Tibby. In our last issue we took up the relation
Jay Eliot Johnson. of mine dividends to the market and ex­ and amortization are included, and the per­
Advertls:ng Agencies. pressed the opinion that what was required connel of the management should '00 given
JENVER, Colorado.-The National Adver­ in order to induce the public to invest in the most careful attention. In a.ddition, to
~g Co., Quincy Building. make the purchase of an individual stock
min{ng shares was more information as to
~EW YORK.-Frank Presby Co., General

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'ertising Agents, 3-7 West 29th street. the actual conditions at mines. Our atten­ desirable, it should be frankly stated
30UTHERN CALIFORNIA. - Hamman's tion has si-ncebeen called to several arti­ whether amortization is to be included in
'ertising Agency, South Pasadena, Cal.
cles, all ,bearing on the same question and costs, Qr whether the investor is to take
treating it in a similar manner. The interest care of amortization for himself. In the lat­

in the arguments set forth by so many writ­ ter case sOlJlle attempt should be made at a
t

It has ~n said that the lead in most ers is Widespread. It is now announced that conservative estimate of the life of the mine,
,h mines is practically a by-product. the local exchange Will estabUsh a depart­ so that the investo.r may know how much 1

,m the scurrying about, when tariff r& ment of p~blicity, the ,purpose of which shall he should set aside as a sinking fund to re­

.on is mentiQned, we would say it was


main\mineral product of the state.
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Petroleum and its derivatives are always
,be to ,give unbiased publicity to Utah mines,
"to obtain for the use of the public, accurate
and up-to·datei:nformation in regard to the
mines of the state." Attention is called to
tire his principal when the mine is exhaust­

ed. When all these matters are given pub­

licity, we may expect greater 'buying of min·

ing stocks, and these features must !be in­


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lresting su.,bjects for discussion. In this the fact that mines furnish a majority of conporated in any publicity plan that is to
Ie we publish another interesting article freight to railroads, yet the railroads do. not be anything but a tmisnomer.
the refining of oil. Incidentally, the man­ advertise the mines. It is said that official -----(0)---"-- r

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d uses of the petroleum products are and semi-official or~anizations of the stat:e ANNU.AL ASSESSMENT WORK.
ught out. do not give publicity to the mining interests
---'''----0---­ while promoting the other industries. A reader sends us the following query:
Ore treatment at RepubliC, Washington, The members of the exchange recognize "If the owner of a claim b~gins w-ork on

been throug'll a series of interesting the desirability of more accurate and trutn­ same in the last m-onth of the year 191~,

.ses. In connection with the resume of ful informatio.n regarding mines as evi­ and continues work on into 1913, being in

t pra.ctice, publish€ d in this issue, we denced by this statement of the 'proposed undisputed possession, is it necessary ro do

Ild call attention to the proposed mer­ innovation, "It seems we would c,reate such the $100 assessment work for the year

for this camp, and the possi-ble entry a confidence and such a sense of security 1912?"

strong interests., that any suspicion or hes:itation on the part Thisquestio.n opens up a wide field for

----<0'---­ (),f the investing public, as to the mining in­ discussion. Certain assumpti-ons must be

We note in the daily press that 8. bill dUistry, wfruld 'be removed, and their sup­ Imade in answering it. There is little' doubt

been introduced in the Colorado legis­ port secured." that the intent of the law is that a claim

Ire, providing for the building of a smelt­ We welcome such a position, and trust .owner shall do the . required assessment

, to be erected near the GQlden School that for the good of all interested, the plan w.ork each year, and in a spirit of fairness

\1Iines, and to be operated under the au& may he inaugurated and receive strong sup­ ihis should !be done. However, in connec­

3S of the school. It is a question whether port. The public has not the confidence in tion with mining land, it has been the policy

h enterprises are of any great value, the literature of private, brokers that it of the government· to take no notice of

lpolicy in the stronger institutions of would have in an impartial statement made what is or is not done, under possesory

ming is against the use of such large by those who have no. especial interest in ttile, except when there is a contest. If

.ipment, w'bichcan never be operated an individual stock. "Ve are all prone to 'then there are no intervening rights, that

a basis approaching that of commercial overstate the case, when personally interest­ is, if no one has attempted to jump the

erprises, and when used as a means of ed in any proPQsition, and this may 'be done claim In 1912, it is probably unnecessary

truction" it takes up time that could be in all honesty and with the best intentions. to do the work for 1912, in order to hold

ch ,better used elsewhere. Yet where our bread and .butter is concern­ possessi.on. However, if at the beginning

THE SAL T L AK E MIN I N Q REV I ~ W, JAN! U A R Y a 0, 1 91 3. 23

of 1913, another should jump the claim, on none at all, but by the above procedure, he lic service, we feel assured that he will at
the ground that the assessment work for ,prevents anyone interfering for nearly two leaJst select a man for his cabinet who really
1912 had not ,boon done, we believe it yell-ra to come. knows the difierence 'between a mine and a
would ,be up to the original locator to prove ~~-o~---
hole in the ground. That he should come
that he had resumed work in 1912, and had A PROPHET IN HIS OWN COUNTRY. from some :far-western state goes without
prosecuted it diligently since that time. saying."
iY;e would say, then, that, providing We reprint the following editorial from ----0--­
there is no contest, the original locator need the Mining & Engineering World, ,published
CHANGE IN MANAGEMENT.
not do the work for 1912,but that, were at Chicago, from which city the object of
there a contest, he might find himself in a the denunciation hails. No f!lrther comment
Fred V. Bodfish, manager of the Amer­
,bad position in the courts, when the ques­ is necessary.
ican Flag property at Park City, Utah, is to
tion of intent was considered, and would be "You admit by what you have told me
take charge of operations at the Union Chief
In danger of losing tlhe claim. It has been that you know nothing of the conditions in
mine at Santaquin. '\'TIile in the east he per­
decided,. in a case similar to the one pro­ the mining states; that you know nothing of
pounded, that where, in December of one fected arrangements for financing the prop­
mining law and that you have never tried a
year, work was resumed, continued through milling case. I have asked you if you knew erty. The drift from the lower tunnel has
the first of the new year and not completed the meaning ofa half dozen terms used in reached a depth of 1,100 feet below the sur­
to the amount of $100, that a .party locating mining and you say you do not. Doesn't that face, and when this connects with the ore
on the same ground in August of the new prove your incOimpetency?" shoot exposed by the upper tunnel, much
year, had title to the claim. "The a,bov,e excerpt ,from a Washington ground will be availllible for stoping, with
This would seem to conllict with de­ press dispatch appearing in a recent issue of low mining costs. The mine can be worked
cisions that even after a lapse or several a 'Chicago morning paper, refers to are­ by overhead back stoping, all ore being put
years, the old locator may go on the ,ported interview between ,Secretary of the down ooutes to the tunnel level.
ground, do $100 worth of work and legally Interior Walter L. Ifisher and an Arizona Another item in low cost mining is the ab­
hold the elaim, although no work was d'One United States senator. The interview w'as sence of pumping and hoisting machinery,
for the preceding year, provided, always, 'brought about by the senator's protest over the only power required being that for the
that no one else attempted to locate the the recent ruling of the secretary that machine drills, and for haulage. Electric
ground in the intervaL "there could be no prospecting for valuable power is now in use for driving the com­
Yet there is a difierence. In the latter minerals as practiced for more than a quar­ pressor.
case, the equivalent of $100 worth of work ter of a century; that the miner must dis­ Mr. Bodfish is quoted as saying: "I will gO
was done in the current year, with no ad­ cover it on the surface and not sink any to ,santaqUin. make a detailed examination
verses. In the fOrlmer, t'he assessment was shafts." of the Union Chief and map out a plan of
d'One neither for the previous year nor for "At the time Mr. Fisher was called from development. I made a preliminary inspec­
the current at the time the ground was lo­ Chicago by Presid<mt Taft to administer the tion of the property a few weeks ago, and I
cated. afiairs of the important department of the was very favorably impressed 'by its sihowing
The only case in which the original lo­ interior, we were, to say the least, consider­ and prospect. I did not, however, make a
cator can hold the ground under the condi· ably surprised. For here in Chicago we knew study of it with a view to future operation.
tions of the query, are that in 1913, before him best in connection with the tangled That is what I shall undertake now.
the claim shall 'be relocated by anot'her, he legal affairs of corporations, 'both cammer­ "I am enthusiastic over the mining possi­
do the work for 1913. The necessity 'of do­ cial and municipal. That he was a success bilities of the Wasatch mountain range from
ing it for 1912 is then overcome. along these lines is surely evidenced by the Park City to Santaquin and Tintic. I am
Applying this point of view to a con· "f,at" fees that usually fell to his portion. convinced that that range contains more
crete case, Suppose A, the original owner, But that ,he aspired to, or that he had the mining surprises than any similar area in
resumes in December, 1912, and does $25 ability to untangle the affairs Qf the inter­ the west."
Worth of work before the end of the year, ior department, which were so sadly dis· ----!o----~

and continues on into 1913, dOing $75 worth rupted by Roosevelt and Pinchot, was never A SHIPMENT FROM THE MUIR BROOK.
in 1913. He is now safe for 1912, provided given a thought, And now after hav­
he chooses to apply this work. Suppose, ing been at the head of the department 1'01' Morrow & Walker, of Salt Lake, leasing
however, that !he sees a reasonable chance several years, we are at a greater loss than on the Muir Brook property at Stocl{ton,
of g,etting $25 worth more done, without in­ ever to know just what qualifications he was Utah, are awaiting returns ona car of lead
terference. He may, then, do $25 worth in supposed to possess which induced the pres­ ore recently shipped to a Salt Lake smel,
addition, making a total of $125, $100 of ident to appoint him to this important office. tery. Another shipment is being prepared.
which was done in 1913, and may be ap­ "To those who have followed the admlll!­ So far the work has aU been done by thE
plied to 1913, and protect the claim, without istration of the land laws by the interior de­ lessees, ,but it is their intention to put two
finishing the assessment for 1912. If an· partment the past few years, and especially more men at work soon. There are threE
other locates ·before the first $100 of work the mineral-land Laws, there has been and .places where stoping may be carried on.
is done, the oWner would be .forced by cir­ still is apparent a decided lack of experience The property is opened by an incline
cU'mstances to apply the wmk on the 1912 on the part of the secretary with the affairs seventy-five feet deep, from the bottom oj
assessment in order to hold the claim. of the great mining industry. w'ith the pub­ which a drift enters the hill for about 12C
The following, we ,believe, shows the lic-lands question of the west. and with the feet. In this drift the showing is excellent
possibilities. A locates in February, 1911. needs of the -public-lands states and Alaska, and the ore appears to gO to the surface. It
He need not have the work done until De­ "It surely is a matter for congratulation is also possible to sink in ore. The orE
cember 31st, 1912, and then, he may by that the official life of Mr. Fisher, in his carries, in addition to an amount of lead
January 31st, 1913, :have enough done, 'present capacity at least, will end with the w!hich makes it profitable. about one pel
$100 'plus, to cover assessment for 1913, and inauguration of Woodrow Wilson. Who h1s cent copper, and one ounce of silver to eael1
need do no other work until the end of 1914, successor will be is probably unknown at three per cent lead. A large amount of fair
thus securing possession for practically four this writing even to Mr. Wilson himself; but ore is now exposed, and it appears that
years, with a little over $100 worth of work. judging from the recent utterances of the these energetic young men are now in a
0: course, without a contest he need do president-elect on matters pertaining to pub­ position to realize on their efiorts.
THE SAL,T LAKE MINING REVIEW, JAN.UARY 30, 1913.

moMles. Visitors from the east returned anything. whether it is the number of face
rhe Prospector to their tickers and other highly intellec­
tual pursuits fairly wild over the future out­
cards held by others in a. sluff gaJIDe. or
the possibility of a surface deposit of ore
and His Burro look for the property, and homes were
mortgaged and jewelry pawned in order
going to the deep. It is far better and
safer to develop the ore bodies in a mine
that another ,block of stock in the com­ and then build 'lI. milling plant. than it is to
pany might be salted down until it should assume that the ore is there, put in reduc­
sell above par after it had paid more than tion works, and then. later on, go d'iooey_
'faoo value in dividends. Oh, the whole The same reasoning applies to all walks
thing W'lI.S swell, and afforded more joy to of life, tenderfeet and burros included;
stock holders, in antiCipation, than would and there you are. and then some."
a bunny hug dance to a hall-full of coons. ----o·~-­

And, this feeling of serene- enjoyment and ANEW DIVIDEND PAYER.


complete satisfaction continued for several
months, for unlooked-for delays and non­ The Eagle & Blue Bell Mining com­
arrival of important parts of machinery pany has joined the list of dividend payers
,­ prevented the starting up of the new m.ill 'Of the Tintic district of Utah and will dis­
IfIwjJ!JIJ.!JIII'I\,... at the time appointed. But. finally, every­ tribute its initial dividend of five cents a
thing was ready, and the first run was share on February first. Ther~ are 889.146.
(By Will C. Higgins.) made amidst great enthusiasm and hurrah. shares outstanding, so that the disburs~­
'lease ante and 'pass the buck," said And it was a success, too, and the saving ment will total $44,457.30. The company
prospector to his 'burro. "HOIpe you on the plates gave 'promise of profitable is controlled by the Bingham Mines com­
for I think I have a. hand that will operation and a period of regular dividend lPany. which took qver its stock some
you out to an extent that a referec paj'lments, A month passed. and alrea;dy time ago.
lnkruptcy will have to ,be appointed the company had a nice balance to its The creditable showing is due largely
you, just the same as a receiver has credit at the bank when, almost without to the excellent work of General Manager
been put in charge of that promising notice, the tonnage going to the mill ma­ lmer Pett, the property being in very poor
tidy-looking property just 'Over the hill ter.ially lessened. The president wired to condition when he took charge. In order
our camp. Board o!!' play for you, the manager for an explanation. the man­ to get at the most pr()llllising section of th~
you cannot take it back, which leaves ager called in his superintendent, and the 'Property. Mr. Pett sank a new sha,ft at a
In the same fix as the manager of the superintendent summoned his shift bosses. considerable distanoo from the old one and
I have just mentioned. who under­ 'lihe session wa.s a warm one. 'but the demonstrated continuous ore from the 700
lated th~ hand that his opponent, answer was simple, for the ore in the mine to th~ 1,OOO4'00t level. The company has
e Nature, held, and played a two spot workings had 'been exhausted, 'and no more ore also on the 1,300 and l,500·foot levels.
l he should' have lead the ace. And was in sight. Whether the d€iposit was Shipments are being made steadily and the
he has been sent down the hill, and a nothing more than a gash vein, or whether property is in good condition for continued
1ge guy from the city is going over the ledge had merely pinched, no one could dividends. With the excellent record of
oooks and accounts, while a geology tell; for, as 'a matter of fact. no develop­ the Chief C<>nsolidated. two new dividend
{. is at work in the mine fi,guring out ment work had been done ahead of ore payers have ·been added to the Tintic list.
:fficult problem of d.ips, spurs and <extraction, and no depth had been at· thus early in the new year.
~S. tained. ----01---­
rhis mine I speak of," continued the "Anyway, the mine Was nothing more BOND COLORADO MINE.
)ector, "formed the basis for an incor· than a hole in the ground, with nQ ore in
:ed company some three ()r [our years sight,and it looked as bad to the manage­ John H. Meager, of Silverton. 'Colorad'O,
There was a fine showing of ore on ment as an empty 'barley sack would to who has been spending the past ten days in
surface, and everything indicated the ·you; and, the way the boss and his men Salt Lake, closed up a deal. while here, with
ence of a big mine. A well-known s'et out looking for pay-rock reminded me the Amerioan Smelting & Refining company
19 man was put in charge, and he ]:}e­ ()f a pack of coyotes closing in on 'a mother whereby the latter secured a !bond and op­
at once, an active campaign of shal­ sheep with a little lamb, lost out in the tion on the Merger group of mining cl~ims
development work. A tunnel was run sage··brush. The elusive ore-body. however, at Silverton. the purchase price running up
1 the vein for a distance 'Of over 500 would not stand without hitching, and led into five figures.
all in ore Qf good milling grade. From the management a merry chase through Preliminary examination will be made at
Ildications the mine was going 00 de­
. into a whale, and. from the manager's
winzes, cross·cuts, upraises and drifts, and
had not been c{)rralled up to the time when
'an early date by Enginoor Wilson (If the
American staff, and a payment is to ,be made •
'point, was 'the latest, the greatest, the surplus fundS had all been exhausted, May 1st. The entire purchase price is to be
the very UlP-to-datest' propositi'On in and the receiver appointed, of which I made within the year. The mine is only
"hole mining field, and it crowded the bave just told you. Of course, ore may 2,000 feet ,from the Silverton reducti'On plant
ination with excess baggage from the be found at depth; ,but, under present con­ of the A. S. and R. cO'mpany, and but 1,500
start. But, here was where he made diti'Ons everything is atastandstill, as far feet from the railroad. The ore is a heavy
3take and played a deuce when the ace as production is concerned, and the mill sulphide carrying excellent values in copper.
ld hav~ oome out. for, th~ first thing stands as a monument t{) the folly of PUt­ Mr. Meager is an enthusiast on the sub­
id was to insist UJpon the building of ting in extensive and expensive reduction ject of ,building a direct railroad line from
3tly ,milling plant, a swell 'bungalo for plants until the orebodies in the mine are Silverton to Salt L.ake connections, and
lanagement. and cottages for his super- systematically demonstrated as to extent states that, with such a road in operation. at
dent, foreman, engineer and as.sayoer. and value, and future possibilities fully cop­ least 60 per cent of the ores of that section
•ok at th~ layout one oould not imagine !pered. could :be handled by Utah smelteries.

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ling more successful or promising. The "I want to tell you. Old Long Ears," Wm. ,Meager, of Battle Mountain, Nev­
air of the place suggested govern· continued the prospector. "it is not always ada, assisted in rounding out the deal. and
bonds, champagne suppers and auto­ good judgment to be too cock sure about has returned hom~.
THE SAL T LA K E MIN I N G REV lEW, JAN. U A R Y 30, 1913.

A hoist is to be installed at the Silver compose the board of trustees. The st


[Mine 0- Smeller Building I
Boy property, at Dun Glen, Nevada, recent­
ly bonded by E. Wicklund to Charles Olm­
holders authorized a mill to cost bet\\
. $15,000 and $20,000.
An electric pump wlllbeinstalled at the stead. If the present showing continues, a The Diamond C mine, in McKean (

Toro Blanco shaft, at Manhattan, Nevada, mill will be built. yon. fifteen miles from 'Winnemucca,

Tibbetts, Oliver ,& Company have a


vada, will be equipped with a mill.

An electric hoist will be installed at the lease on the Sliver Dollar mine in Russell
chief interests in the operating comjl:

Midget No, 2 mine at Cripple Creek, by the are C. D. Cousins, of San Francisco, A,

,gulch, nealr Central City, Colorado, and


lessee, a Mr. Arbough. contemplate the installation of an electric Powell, of Hayward, California, and T

The Summit Hill mine, near Dobbins, hoist and compressor. Merrigan, of Reno. Nevada.

California, '\\'111 be equipped with a ten­ The Copper Reef Mdning company, of An increase of capitalization from :
stamp mJill in the spring. Globe, Arizona, contemplates the ,Installa­ 000,000 to $1,500,000 was authorized by 1
The Last Chz.nce Mining company, tion of an electric station and a twelve-mile stockholders of the H. E, M. ;\llning cc
operating near SUmpter, Oregon, wi1J erect transmission line from San 'Carlos. llany at the annual session in Spoka
An
a milling plant in the spring. aerial tralmway will also be installed. \Vas,hington, recently. The purpOse of t
A 200-foot shart is to be sunk on the William Reed has sold all his mining increase is to 'supply funds for fllrth
June-Eclho property at Chewelah, Washing­ property at Hamilton, Nevada, to a Mr. development and equipment of thc m'
, ton. Hoisting machinery is to be installed, O'Brien. This includes the IDberhardt and and to ·install a compre,ssor and COlleent
,A. T. Amado, of Tucson, Arizona, has the rich mines of Treasure hill. It is un­ tor, the aggregate eXjlense of which will
acquired the Papago Chief mine in the Ba­ $50,000.
derstood a 'IDiIl will be erected in the spring.
tboquivari district and will install new 'ma­ 'A syndicate, represented at Spokane, lssuance of gold bonds in the sum
chinery. Was.hington, by J. V. Richards, is planning $500,000 was authorized by the stocklJold"
The Tonopah 76 Consolidated Mining to secure control of the best pro.perties in of the Home Builder Mining and Develo
company of Tonopah, Nevada, ds receiving the Republ.ic diSitrict with the intention ofment company at the annual meeting, he
bids 'for an electrically driven air-com­ erecting a large concentrating pl'ant for thein SpDkane, Washington. The monpy w
pressor. ores of that section. be used for the erection ofa cyanid8 11)
According to a report from Nogales, Ari· having a daily capacity of 5,000 toliS, '11
The Goldfield Consolidated Mines com­
zona, a pump is to be installed on the Bob the development of a water power ar
pany, of Goldfield, Nevada, will install dia­
Lee mines In the Patagonia mountains, and appurtenant equipment at the propprt"
mond drills, .for prospecting below its deep­
a concentrating plant will be put up on the the company, situated about 65 mle" east J
est levels.
old Derazno mine in Magdalena district, for­ Spokane. An arrangement has been maE
Russell & Morgan, of Cripple Creek, for the sale of the bonds. it is sta ted h
Colorado, have leased a property on Jeffer­ ty miles southwest of Nogales.
'.Valter C. Brower, president of the <:01'
son 'Squaw mountain and will install an The Granby Consolidated Mining com­ pany. <so that ground may ,be b-roken for tt
electric hoist. pany, of British Columbia, will try to secure mill as soon as t.he snow is off, A. Hut
The EI Oro Mining & Mdlling company, a bond issue of $5,000,000 at its stockhold­ of Tacoma, Washington, S. J. Net·drum. (
of 'Cripple Creek, Colorado, has acquired ers' meeting on February 25th. Among the
Seattle. R. E. Mcli':arland of Coeur d'Alen
the Jiener mine In Eclipse gulch and will in· Improvements wEI be the erection of a
Idaho, G. W, Dickinson, of Spokane, an
stall a geared hoist. smeltery at its Hidden Creek property. ,\V. C. Brov:er of Bro)'ter. Idaho. \\'el
McGill & Company have leased the Black Allen L. Burris,president of the EI Paso elected directors for the year.
Jack claim on Beacon hill, at Cripple Creek, Consolidated Gold Mining company, says 0----­
Colorado, and will install a fifteen-horse­ that a new drainage tunnel will be con­
CONSTRUCTION NOTES.
power electric hoist. structed in the 'Cripple 'Creek district of
The Pioneer Consolidated Mines com­ Colorado, 700 feet below the Roosevelt tun­
Bonds of the Plateau Valley Railrm
pany, of Pioneer, near Rhyolite, Nevada, nel, construction to begin early this year.
company in the sum of $6,000,000, Ilan· bp,
may build a mill for the treatment of its Miners' Reduction & MiHlng company, of sold for construction of the standard ,gall!
free-milling gold ores. William J. Tobin is Silverton, Colorado, has leased the North railroad from Yeckel Jundion, 011 tile R
president of the company. Star mill, located at the foot of Sutton Grande railroad in :\Lesa county. Coloretd
The management of the Lincoln 'Consoli­ mountain, and will in the next thirty days to Collbran, twenty-five miles through t1
dated Mining company, of Jackson ,Cali­ open a custom plant for the treatment of Plateall valley. Construction to l;c,c;
fornia, is considering plans for the installa­ ores. New machinery is to 'be purchased ~farch 1.
tion of new pumps in the Lincoln shaft. and installed. It is reported from Yreka, Califol'ni
The Red Cross mine, near Dobbins, Cal­ The Russel tract of 500 acres near Igo, that th€ 'California-Oregon Power compal!
ifornia, has been leased to George & California, has been acquired ·by a party of Sjskiyou diviSion, will erect, withil, tll!'
Chambers. The terms call for a fifteen­ Seattle capitalists headed by Capt. H. months, a 600-kilowatt, 60,OOO-volt outdo
stamp mill, to be built within eight months. Thompson. The new owners plan the In­ substation and three miles of 60.0(;/)-\'(
The North Georgia shaft, at Chloride, stallation of one, and possibly two, bucket­ transmission Jines, and will purr:hai;e 0
Arizona, will be equipped with a powerful elevator dredges. Er'lectricity will be the 60,OOO-volt pole-top switch. O. G. Steel
hoist and suitable pumping macfuinery to motive power. division sU]1erintendent.
handle the water recently encountered in These officers OF the Idaho-Montana The Hydro-}<':;Iectric company has til
sinking. Amalgamated Mining cO'mpany, owners of a with the county clerk at Hood River. OJ
It 1s reported from Telluride, Colorado, lead-silver property in the Cabinet range, gon, for record, a 'mortgage for $](1(1,000.
that E, H. Van Endert and G. C. Webber, were elected at a meeting in Spokane, secnre a bond issue of like amount. T
who are interested in the Or<r'Cashier 'Washington: A. D. J<'eyter, president; Pro­ company j)roposes to develop two WIlt'
Mining company, at Ophir, are to purcfuase fessor W. S. Morley, Vice-president, and A. ]lower sites on Hood river and ext,md j
machinery for a mill which their company F. Cook, secretary-treasurer. The officers, transmission Jines into the Daile;;. J.
contemplates building during the cO'nling with J. B. Whalen of Spokane, and 1. L, Col­ Thompson is vice'president of the C ..lI11par
spring. lins and C. A. Tenwick: of Moscow, Idaho, and general manager,
THE SAL T L A K E MIN I N G REV lEW, JAN. U A R Y 3 0, 1 9 1 3.

pany. Work on the proposed power house seven 'miles from Reno. The directors are:
'onslruclion News
is to be resu'med at once. A 35()-kw. turbo­
generator unit is to be installed. T. H.
H. D. Danforth of Reno, who Is local agent;
Edson Adams, Edward Boewes, Milton Ham­
'municipal electric light plant is to be Foley will be retained as general manager. ilton and A. F. Tarley, all of Oakland, 'Cali­
lied at Belen, New Mexico. Plans are The city of Pasadena, California, will in­ fornia.
being prepared. stall two electrically driven centrifugal The Corvallis & Eastern railway will
)s Angeles is planning a new water sup­ pumps in the new sewer system on South make extensive i'mprovements th!s summer.
and in this connection will erect a Grand avenue. Van Nor brnum, city engi­ It will erect at Albany, Oregon, a car shop,
hydro-electric station. neer, is in charge of the work. addition to machine shops, large stewm
30rge Calhoun, a Bakersfield, California, The Mountain Development company is boiler, one or more electric motors, turning
lan, is considering the erection of an preparing to Install a 2,500-horsepower hy­ lathes, etc, D. ~r. McLaughlin is master
lfinery at Phoenix, Arizona. dro-electric pow'er 'plant on Berry creek, mechanic.
near Sattley, California. The plans call for The light commission of Glascow, Mon­
e Light Granite company of Everett,
construction of several dams. W. O. Peck tana, is to purchase one 65-k.w., 60-cycle,
lington, R. H. McKee, promoter, will
is interested. three-phase alternating current generator,
Id $20,000 in equipping a plant to cut ~
teo The Western States Gas & Electricity directly connected, and a condensing outfit
company, is planning to distribute electri· for the municipal electric light plant, within
lle Pacific Power & Lig.ht company is
city in and about Lodl, California. Work the next twelve months. A. J. Melvin is
egin work at once on its proposed
will soon ,begin on installation of the sys­ snperlntendent.
·horsepower 'hydro-electrio plant at
tron. W. ,So Butler, of Stockton, California,
River, .oregon. The board of public works has Instructed
is general manager.
ians are under consideration by the City Engineer Dimock of Seattle, Washing­
~ Fe railroad to build a cuton: between
Bids will be received by Warner Thomas, ton, to prepare plans and specifications for
'unta, Colorado, and Amarilla, Texas, city clerk of Redlands, California, until Feb­ the construction of a dam at 'Cedar lake
nee of 200 lIlliles. ruary 5 for construction of an electric 'power for th'3 city water and light system, to cost
plant ,for municipal water system. F. E. about $1,500,000. PI::ns will be ready for
R. Martineau, of Salt Lake, has re-o
Track, Union Oil building, Los Angeles, is estimates about March 1.
d word that the city of Pocatello,
consulting engineer.
), has granted him a street railway The plant and holdings of the Deming
electric lighting franchise. The Crane Power & Irrigation company, Land & Power company have been pur­
r the $6,500,000 power bonds to be voted Ltd., of Boise. Idaho, is to complete, within chased by C. E. Miesee, of Chicago, Illinois,
ebruary 25th, at San Francisco, $750,000 the next twelve months, a 12,000 horse­ and associates. The development of 9,500
}e required to complete the power plant power sub-station to supply electricity for acres of land, proposed by the company,
under construction by the city. pumping water for irrigating purposes. .os­ will cost $1,000,000. A central power plant
wald H. :Slcott is secretary. will be installed, also pumping .plants.
lle municipal electric light and power
at Clayton, New Mexico, which was The Williams Water & Electric company The Rawlins Electric Light & Fuel com­
ttly destroyed by fire, is to be rebuUt is to purchase, within the next three pany is to erect, within the next twelve
equipped with modern machinery. months, 'boilers, engines, generators, ,pumps months, an elevatcd coal track to facilitate
he Holton Power company. of Holt­ and condensers, etc. Luther 'Stover is in­ the unloading of coal and may purchase
California, contemplates improvements terested in the company, whose headquar. a 50·horsepower condenser, one ton of Wire,
extensions to its system, for which ters are at WHliams, Oregon. seventy-five meters and a sm.all amount of
s to the amount of $150,000 have been Plans are preparing in hands of the miscellaneous supplies. J. H. Jacobucci 1s
d. Southern California Edison company to en­ manager. , ,
he town trustees of Gunnison, 'Colorado, large its auxiliary steam generating plant J.S. Harker, 'president of the :M~unta!n !
x)llsidering w.ays and means to build a on the ocean front at l..ong BeaCh, Cali­ Progressive club of Madera, California, is !
concrete reservoir and extend the light fornia. The work will include power house promoting construction of an electric rail·
A committee has been appointed to and installation of second unit. way from Madera to Yosemite valley. To
:tigate the matter. Bids are to be received by the Los An· secure power for the proposed railway it is
onds in the sum of $37,000 have been geles board of public works until January proposed to store the waste waters of the
I to establish a municipal electric light 31 for 353 steel towers for a 1l0,OOO-volt North Fork watersheds to be utilized to
poWer plant at Glendora, California. transmission line. Forms, etc., to be ob­ drive a hydro·electric plant.
1 G. Dressery, HI-bernian building, Los tained on application to the Los Angeles The possibility of installing a hydro-elec­
,les, is city engineer. Aqueduct Board, Los Angeles, California. tric power ,plant at Grace, Idaho, to light
he Kootenai Power company of Coeur The gradual relaying of 90·pounds rails and heat the towns of Grace, Bancroft,
'ne, Idaho, is contemplating the con­ the entire distance ,from 'Salt Lake to Los Alexander, Turner, Lund and Centrah is be­
tion of a dam and electric power plant Angeles by the Salt Lake Route will begin ing discussed by the Last Chance Canal
,bby, Montana. Paul D. Pratt of Ubby, immediately. InWal expenditure will be company of Grace, which controls a power
:al representative. $250,000 for the first thirty·six miles out of site capable of generating ample power for
I:lOshone 'Electrk Light & Power com· Los Angeles. The entire sum to be spent the :purpose. T. E. Stanton is manager.
of Cody, Wyoming, expects to pur aggregates $3,500,000. The Great Falls Power company of
~, within the next three months, two Great Falls, Montana, has ,geen granted
The Nevada. Valley Power company has
ads of Idaho cedar poles and fifty me­ filed with the county recorder at Reno, M<mtana's federal permit for double power
D. A. Tinkom is superintendent. Nevada, a trust deed in favor 'Of the Inter­ transmission line of 150 miles to furnish
he Bend Water, Light & Power com­
'has been sold to Charles A. Brown
national Trust company of Denver, Colorado,
to secure a bond issue of $3,000,000 to pro­
,power to Puget Sound for electrification of
450 miles of main track between Harlow­ 1
Kempster B. Miller, of Mdfeen &
:r, of Chicago, the corporation being
rn as the Central Orego{l, Power COm­
vide funds to build Its power plants. The
power site proposed to be used by the com·
Pllny is located on tlhe Truckee river about
ton, Montana, and Avery, Idaho. The ago
gregate cost of installing the new system
will be approximately $5,000,000. iI
THE SAL 't LA K E ill! I N IN G REV i E W, JAN. U A R Y 30, 191 S. 27
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I Personal Mention

1ng district of Idaho, in which he is in­


terested,and has started development on
the Standard Mining & Milling eompany's
properties near Silver ·City.
J. E. Garr, of Cripple Creek, Colorado,
manager of the Golden Cycle mine, was in
,Salt Lake, last week, en route to Los
Angeles. Mr. Garr Informed The Mining Re­
Lorin N. Morrison, of Salt Lake, has .gone
to NeVada. N Gl'man 'Carmichael, general manager view that he is working a force of 250 men
F. A.Sweet, of Salt Lake, transacted of the Arizona Copper company, of Clifton, and producing in the neighborhood of 250
business in Idaho, last week. Arizona, made a trip to the Panama canal tons of shipping ore daily. The mine is
during the Ohristmas holidays. paying $250,000 in dividends monthly, and
A. A. Brim, of Arco, Idaho, was in Salt
Bob Mabry, 'president and general man· Is one of the big mines of the camp. At one
Lake City early in the month.
ager of the Credo-Eureka Mines company, time it gained considerable notoriety by
John A. Steele, of Lane City, Nevada, paying $1,000,000 in one dividend. Mr. Carr
Edward A. MoYe and N. C. Titus, all of s.po­
was a recent visitor in Salt Lake. is an old-time friend of F. V. Bodfish, of
kane, Washington, are in Eureka, Nevada,
W. T. McArdle, of 'Contact, Nevada, is inspecting the company's mines. Salt Lake, the well-known and successful
in Twin Falls, Idaho, on mining <business. mine operator and Imanager.
S. H. Williams, president and general
H. A. Caldwell, of Butte, Montana, was manager of the Smokey Development com­ George St. Clair, of Ophir, Utah, man­
a :recent ",lsitor at Wallace, Idaho. pany, which is operating at Ely, Nevada, was ager for the Uon Hill Consolidated ;,\'1in­
Dave Marquardson of JaJ'lbidge, Nevada, a recent visitor in ,salt Lake on his way to ing company, was in Salt Lake, the first of
has been in Salt Lake on mining business. the property from the east. the week, with a carload shipment of good
Colonel Charles P, Taskar, of Green L. M. Elvans, one of the western repre­ ore. l\f:r. St. -Clair states that he is ship­
River, Utah, was a recent visitor in Salt ping at the rate 'Of a.bout 100 tons of ore,
sentatives of the A. Leschen & Sons Rope
Lake. cOllwany, of St. Louis, was in Salt Lake, JJlonthly, and that the mine is in good con­
last week, from a trip into Idaho, where he diti-on. He also says tha.t the camp of
G. W. Lambourne, of Salt Lake, manager
had been in the interest of his firm. Ophir is looking exceptionally well, and
of the Daly Judge at Park City, was recent­
that the Clark railroad is busy all the time
ly in New York. R. L. Edward,s, general manager of the
handling traffic for the camp. The Ophir
D. C. Jackling, general manager of the Mus'grove Mining ·company, of ldaho, is in
Hill is shipping regularly and the remodel­
Utah COllPe>r company, has gone east on Salt Lake. The new mill of the company
ing and equipment of its mill is now nearly
company ·business. has 'been thoroughly tested out, and
c()lmplete; while the CUf!' is maintaining a
E. K. ,Stone, mining near Imlay, Nevada, enough ore is in 'sight !fora long run.
regular output and is now in the dividend­
has gone to Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh, F. s.. Sizer, of Wikox, Arizona, general pa.ying class.
Pennsylvania, for a m()nth. manager of the Mascot Copper company, ----0--­
has been in San Fl"ancisco, in conference SCRANTON REACHES ORE SHOOT.
George Weston, of the Copper Queen
property, which is twenty-five miles w~st of with the directors of the company as to
Production at the Scranton mine, in the
Elko, Nevada, is in Salt Lake. future development at the property.
North Tintic district of Utah has been ham­
W. W. Oharles of the Tonopah Min­ A. O. Jacobson, superintendent of the peredby the failure of the ele'ctrical trans­
ling COmpany of Tonopah, Nevada, has gone Alta ConsoUdated Mining company, of Alta, formers to arrive, according to Manager N.
to Los Angeles !for 'a brief trip. Utah,has returned to Salt Lake from a A. Dunyon, who has just returned from an
trip to the Santa Fe district of Nevada, inspection of the property. Prospecting and
H. B. Dow, manager of the Virgin Valley
where he has been looking over property develop'ment has ,proceeded at the usual rate,
opal mines, Ilear Denio, Nevada, has re­
with the object of taking over S()lIlle of the however, and the point :where the vein,
turned from a trip to California.
more promiSing ground. which has been nearly flat, begins to dip
Henry Greenwell, manager of the Provi­ George W. Tarkington, manager or the downW'ard, has ibeen reaohed. The beddillg
dencia Maning company, has returned to Pelican and Seven-Trinity mines, at Silver plane has been followed for 1,500 feet, and
Nogales, Arizona, from a trip to Ohio. Plume, Colorado, has gone to Kentueky, to has been the source of the company's ship­
Sam S. Porter, of San Diego, California, confer with -officials of the Parkington ments. Several working places are now be·
who is heavily interested in Utah mines, Mines company, which has recently taken ing opened up in addition to the work being
has gone to Chicago ona ,business trip. over these properties. done 'On the downward extension of the main
Herman Freudenthal, prominently iden­ ·\Vm. Ace, of Rock Springs, Wyoming, a vein. W'here the change in the inclination
tified with the business and mining interests prominent business man of that 'place, of the vein occurs, a great orebody 250 feet
of Pioche, Nevada, was a recent Salt Lake who is president ·of the Rock 'Springs Ex­ square ,has ;been found, the average content
visitor. ploration company, whose holdings are 10' ,being about twenty per cent zinc. Leaching
,Charles Knox, president of the Tonopah cated in the copper camp of Contact, Ne­ ihas been pronounced here and it is ,prob­
Mining company, has returned to Tonopah vada, was in Salt Lake last week, visiting ·able that ore of commercial grade will be
from a visit to the Commonwealth mine with A. J. Taribet, one of the members of the found at greater depth. The zinc ore on the
in Arizona. c()lmpany.Mr. Ace is enthusiastic over the Delmonte level, from which shipments have
L. Loranger, of Duluth, MJnnesota, has present outlook for Contact, and is well sat· 'been made, is running about thirty-six per
been investigating properties near Silver isfied with conditi-ons as they exist there. He cent zinc.
City, Idaho, in the interests of eastern is especially pleased with the fact that the If the shoot, now found at the foot of the
acquaintances. camp will doubtless enjoy excellent railroad Knapp incline, shows enrichment with depth,
Newton Farr, of Salt Lake, rooently d:acilities in the near future, as two lines are the mine should be ,back on its old produc·
returned ,from Battle Mountain, Nevada, now projected into that section. A number of ing basis in a few weeks.
where he has started Work on the Hider· 'pieces of very choice mining property have ---0---­
Nevada property. recently changed hands in the district, in­ The Cleveland CHf!'s Iron Co., Ispem­
H. S. Barnhardt, one of the directors of cluding the noted Bonanza mine, which has ing, Michigan, will install in the Lloyd mine
the California-Utah M~ning company, oper· passed to an English syndicate which is ac­ at Morris,Michigan, a 100-k.w.-motor-genera­
ating at Doyle, California, is in Salt Lake quiring a considerable area in the district. tor set and three 6-ton electric mining loco­
for an indefinite stay. The Bonanza adjoins the property of the m'Otives in the Ispeming mines. The orders
L. F. Clemmons, of Denver, recently vis­ Rock Springs Development company, and is for this apparatus have been placed with
1ted properties in the South Mountain Imin­ on the same immense vein system. the General Electric company.
John Olmstead, of the, engineering force
I Engineers and Millmen
l_ .
1
1
of the Calumet & Arizona Copper company,
at Bisbee, Arizona, has gone to San Diego,
Pips, Spurs and Angles .\

F. V. Bodfish, of Salt Lake, is in Cali· CaUornia, on a pleasure trip. The MacNamara mine of Tonopah, Ne­
f-ornia on important mining business. L. V. Waterhouse and A. W. Wincey, of vada, ,is nOW in milling ore on its GOO-foot
C. E. M'Oulton, of Salt Lake, has gone to the Broken Hill mines, of Australia, have level.
Yerin.gton, Nevada, as engineer for the New been 'making a tour of western mines, and \Vork & Company have their mill run­
Yerington Copper company. recently vis'ted the Utah -Copper company's ning on CQvode mountain, Georgetown,
properties at Bingham, Utah. Their trip
J. A. MeCaskell, of Salt Lake,has return­ Colorado.
has included besides the mines and smelter­
ld from a trip into central Nevada, where he Electricity has been turned on at th2
ies in America, a study of mining and smelt­
lttended to Dmportant professional business. Sheep Rock mill, in Beaver county, and
ing in European countries.
W. H. Block, of Salt Lake, with the Desert the plant will probably be running by the
Don Maguire, of Ogden, one of the noted
"ower & Mill company, at Millers, Nevada, time this issue is out.
metallurgtstsand engineers of the west, who
las been visiting relatives and ,fr~ends in lt is reported that the Craven sUmer
was in Salt Lake, last week, informs The
;:'jon, during the past week.
Mining Review that, in Camp Floyd district, may be tested at the Utah Copper com­
TO'm Mlorrow, of Salt Lake, now operate Utah, he has uncovered one of the finest pan,y's mi.lls, the inventor, P. H. Graven,
ng in che Stockton district of Utah, ~has bodies of chlorutahlite ever disclosed in the n'Ow being in Salt Lake dn an endeavor to
~'One to Carlin, Nevada, and will examine west. This is a gem stone, emerald green in have the machine tI'ied out.
Jroperties in the LYnn camp for Salt Lake color, and is used quite extensively in the It is reported that Joseph Nenzel plans
llients. manufacture of jewelry. From this point Mr:­ to incorporate a company to build 'a power
Frank G. Janney, in charge of the mills Maguire has already taken from 1,000 to 1,­ plant at Oreana, Nevada, to supply power
)f the Utah Copper company at Garfield, has 500 ounces. and light to the mines at the head of
;one to Butte, Montana, to inspect the Butte -----0 . Roches'ter cany.on and Lincoln hill.
l; Superior mill, which is operated by allied RICO ARGENTINE SHIPPING. The recently organized Nenzel·Crown
nterests.
The Rico Argentine Mining company, Point comp'any of Rochester canyon, Ne­
H. F. Widdecomb, of Pioche, superintend­ with properties at Rico, Colorado, has ship­ vada, is about to start a long tunnel from
,nt of the Bristol C'On., who was in Salt ped ten cars of ore during the past two the American canyon side 'Of Nenzel peak
.ake, last week, stateji,. that conditions with weeks, in an effort to test the posslbili­ to tap the main vein on Crown Point No.3.
he company are most satisfactory and ties for favorable eontracts from various Ed Cach, manager 'Of the Gold Fissure
'ramising. smel:eries. Three thousand feet of aerial property on Covode mountain at George­
Sam Treloar, formerly manager of the tramway has been built, 1,bUO feet of tun­ town, Colorado,has just shipped three cars
Jtah Metals Mining company, at Bingham, nel development done, hoisting plant, of ore of varying grades, ,the lowest of
s in the city, from Los Angeles, and may blowers, orebins, and houses built. New di­ which is expected t'O run about '$20 to the
!ecide to locate here and engage in the rectors were recently elected as ·follows: ton.
'ractice of his profession. C. D. Ray, president; C. B. Smith, vice­ Two and one-half to three feet of five
J. E.. Spurr, consulting engineer of the president; S. A. Greenwood,secretary and per cent copper ore has been opened in the
'Qnop,ach-Belmont Development company, treasurer; G. A. BlaCK, Charles Read, S. A. lower level of the Oopper King mine, near
as been examining properties in Rochester King and L. O. Hoffman, additional direct , Mullan, Idaho. Thall' adjoins the National,
anyon, Nevada, in company with W. H. tors. Director King is quoted as saying: in w:hich a similar strike wa,s recently :re­
,Jackburn, superintendent of the company. "During recent months the Argentine 'ported.
Douglas W. Jessup has resigned from the management has opened eight new ore The Ozokit-Ceresin company has been
J.perintendency 'Of the Home RunCQpper bodies, the values being in lead, zinc, eop­ incoTPorated by Salt Lake interests, witll a
)mpany, of the Day·Bristol district to take per, silver and gold. In the last ,sixty days c'apitaIlzation of $100,000. Officers are L.
position at the MJidvale smeltery of the two of these bodies have been opened, one V. Sheare,r, president and treasurer; 'A. L.
nited States Smelting, Refining & Mining of which was crosscut for thirty feet and Hoppal1gh, vice-president; R. E. M8Irk, sec­
)mpany, at Midvale, Utah, it was twenty·seven feet thick, the aver­ retary.
Fred J. Siebert is now in charge of the age value being 5 per cent copper. This The Tonop,ahcRelmont Mining {:'Ompany,
~velopment of the group of claims in Roch­ body carries good zinc values as well, and of Tonopah, Nevoada, ea!rned net profits of
Iter canyon, Nevada, recently acquired by the two characters of ore are well sep­ $172.450.32 in December from 11,740 toM
'. R. Evans, W. H. Webber and John T. arate!, s'O that they ean be mmen separ­ -of ore of a net value of $257,007.32. The
ods'On, of Salt Lake, and inwhic.h George ately. There are twelve or more places gold bullion produced was 3,095.9G4 ounces,
rlngfield has ·became interested. showing ore in the property other than silver bullion, 315,634.37 ounces.
these bodies, but the company has not had
Rene Engel, a graduate of the UniVersity The Exploration Syndicate, controlled
sufficient time to do mueh work on them.
Paris, is in the city a guest 'Of Dean Bry'On ,by Seeley & Mudd and Philip Wieseman, of
I believe that the property at this time
J.mming, of the U. 'Of U. Mr. Engel may Los Angeles, has taken a long lellse of the
easily shows $1,000,000 worth of ore de­ Reymart properties, eighteen miles north­
cate in Salt Lake in the practice of his
'ofession; chemical and mining engineer­ veloped. east of Florence, Arizona. Under the terms
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g. For some time ,past he has been employ­ The deal whereby the Nabob Mining of the lease, lessees are to sink a I,OOO-foot
[ in Colorado fields. shaft.
company was to acquire the V group on
The General Engineering company, of Pine creek, Idaho,has Ifallen through. The Mineral Ridge Mining company has
lIt Lake, is making the experimental tests -----0'----­ been incorporated by Ogden, Utah, men.
ld perfecting the process for the treatment J. C. Greenway, manager of the Calu­ to work three claims in Box Elder county.
ores in the new mill to be built in Tintic met & Arizona smeltery at Douglas, Ari­ The 'Officers and directors are Henry B.
strict, Utah, by the Knights, of Provo. The zona, says that the plant will probably be Baker, president; Adolph M. Miller, vice­
mpany will also make the plans for the started in May, but will not be finished be­ president, and George M. Flowers, secre­
9.nt and superintend its construction. fore August. tary and treasurer.
THE SAL T LA K E MIN I N G REV lEW, JAN. U A R V 30, 1 913. 29

The capacity of the mill of the North camp with a corps of assistants to mak~ lead. The property is 95 miles from Tono­
Washington Power & Reduction company, an exhaustive invesbigatJion. It is repOTted pah, and it is planned to put on auto
at Republic, Washington, is to be doubled, also that one of the New York directors of trucks to haul to Tonopah. Other shipments
according to Clyde L. Andrews, millwright. the company, ,accomp,anied by several min­ ran $245 and $180 to the ton.
A new tube mlill is included in the equip­ 'ing engineers and eastern capitalists, will The Mine!rs' Reduction & Milling com.
ment. Harry 'V. Newton is superintendent arrive 'here in a <few days and that an ef· pany has leased the Star mill near Silver.
of the plant. fort will be 1llade to close the deal on 'the ton, Colo·rado, and will remodel and im.
The Clara COll>Sl::Jlidated Gold & Copper three properties before the options expire prove it at an early date, the intention
company will soon 'be dissolved, the as­ on February 1st. being to conduct a custom plant. The
sets to be taken over ·by the Swansea Con­ The Yakima·Alaska Mining & Deyelop­ mill will have a daily capacity of aoo'Jt 150
solidated Gold & Copper Mining company, ment company has been incorporated for tons. The equipment will embrace a zinc
of Pierce, Arizona. The lattelr w,as or­ $5,000,000, to develop property recently lo­ separating plant and complete cyanide an·
ganized to r€<3cue the Cliara from its fin­ cated in westelrn Alask·a. The incorpora.­ nex. Edward C. ,\Vallace is metallurgist
ancial difficulties. tors are Calfifornia men, and consist of the for the company. Other plants of similar
A strike on the Flaxies,at Jarbidge, following; Walter N. Grarrger, of Zallah, practice may be installed at Silverton, and
Nevada, is reported. A long cross-cut tun­ O. G. Burgess, North Yaki'ma, P. J. Quesin­ these should enable mine·owners to han.
nel ,struck ore at a depth of 340 'feet, which bery, Outlook, and Fnank J. Barnes, North dIe, at a profit, OTe going $40 to th" ton.
is twenty·two feet wide, 'and twelve feet Yakima. -----~o-·---·

of which runs over $40 to the ton. TMs T,he Chief mine in -Patagonia district, LEACHING COPPER ORE.
property 1,s about a .mile northeast of the Arizona, owned by William Powers, has
Success and Bluster. fiye feet of rich silver-lead ore. The ,prop­ (Special Correspondence.)
T,he appropriation 'bill, as passed by the erty is under bond to A. L. Haroun and as­ Spokane, ,\Vash., Jan. 25.~.As Ii l'i'sillt oj
United States ISena.te, includes the appro­ sociates, of Kansas 'City, Missouri. The years of experimentation by ~Iilton F. '\Veb
priations for the m.aintenance of the asSiaY long tunnel encountered 1,600 ounces of sil­ ster. a Spokane assay.. r. the Bullwhackel
offices at Salt Lake City, Boi'se, IdahO, ver and 48 per cent lead, when in a little leaching plant at Butte, )'Iontana, is turn
and Carson City, Nevada, which it was over 400 feet. The workings are some 200 ing out pure copper in sheets or \'arving
feMed wou.ld be left out, and which was feet above the famous Worlds. Fair ledge. thickness, ready to go to the llnllufact~re~
left out in the house ·bill. Operations alt the ,Alta Consolidated without being subjected to a refining pro
l On February 26th, civil servdce exam­ M·ining company, in Little Cottonwood can­ cess, according to Patrick Clark of Spokane
yon, near Salt Lake, are progressing satis­ prinCipal OWner of the mine, who said:
inations will be held for the appointment

I of jun.ior chemiists ,in radio-chemistry. This


is in keeping with the recently announced
policy of .Dhe B.UJreau of Mines, in conn.ec­
fa.ctorily. The property will soon be con­ "That the process is a commercial succes,
nected with the Michigan-Utah tram, which has b"en demonstrated in our plant. OUJ
w:ill errable 1t to cheaply transport its are ore is crushpd and then subje~·t",d to
to Tanners FJllIt, five miles below. The leaching treatment, tbe principal part 0
tion with the investigation of the uranium,
IS'haft will be continued below the tunnel whiCh consists in mixing the pulp with suI
radium and carnotite question.
level, according to A. O. Jacobson, o'f Salt po uric acid. 1I'llen the copper is dissolv€(
The sixty·ton mill on tihe Sierra-Nevada we draw the solution off into vats, wher" ,
Lake, who is in (lhrurge of op-erations.
mine, nea.r 'Vardnelr, Idaho, is ready to heavy ele~tl'ic current is turned into
start. D. W. Peepes is in charge of the The J<'ree & Wire Gold Mining & Milling
through an agitating device that keeps th'
work ,for the lessees and ,is employing company, of Salt Lake, operating in Camp liquid constantly rotating, and the CO.lJpe
twenty mJen at present. The mine is thEl Linn, near Carlin, Nevada, has sent an as­ is precipitawd by this method and -collecte(
property of the Bunker Hill & Sullivan sayer and mining engineer to its ·property, in thin sheets on plates placed vertir'it;]:
company, and has been a good producer. whQ wUl make 'an exhauSitive exam.ination
around the sides of the vat. 'I'llis Sy,llf"1I
The Tonopah Mining company, of Tono­ and report. If conditions, according to the of treatment is not only 83. ving (l.
pah, Nevada, made net profits for Decem­ report, are satisfactory, the company will per cent of our values. bnt WI' are C'uttin)
ber of $121,400, from the treatment of 14,­ at once ·begin 'preliminary stells looking to out the refineries as well. The 0
464 tons of ore of a value of $17.45 per mill building. Reeent advices from the com :\1r. '\Vebster's system is {;prtClin to mark;
ton. There were shipped 235,960 ounces of pany's property are of a gratifying nature.
new era for copper miuing In lll(; north
bullion, of a value of $194,280 and eighty­ The HiLltop district in Lander county, w,,~t, as it provides a simpl" In,l satisfa.
one tons of concentrates worth $34,970. Nevada. is active. George 'Wingfield, of tory method of treatment ~ita' ('an be elf'
The Wolf Tongue Mining company has Goldfield, has some good property. H. J. ployed in any leachiug plam, and it prOJr
aqcuired the properties of the Tungsten Grindle is Isending are steadily from the ises to revolutionize exisiillg methods ()
M. M. & E. company ~n Boulder county, Maysville Consolidated to the Red Top treating the copper deposits i:l many id,
Colorado. The ~'dourel-Smith g'roup of mill. The Philadelphia Western is in­ triGls wllere carbonate or copper ore 8)
eighteen claims is equipped with a concen­ stall!ng a large hoist and will sink the lsts in quantity."
trating plant. Nine of the claims are P/1l1"­ shaft ·from -Dhe 200 to the 500-foot level. ~----o~~~- .. ­
tially developed and have yielded over $40,­ Twenty-five men are 'busy' :installing tube PATENTS RECENTLY ISSUED.
000 1n surface workings. Development will mills, classifiers, tables and cyanide plant.
be pUSIhed by the new owners. The Willow Creek Mining company, reo (Prellared for The }Iinin<:; Hede'\\' 11
EX'amination of the San Poil, Old Re­ cently incorporated to work property in the Davis & Davis, patent attorneys. Washin§
public and Ben Hur mines at Republic, Willow Creek section of Nevada, with Zeb ton.)
Washington, in compliance with the agree­ Kendall, president; Dave Jenkins, vice­ l,f140,251-0re-screen-C. O. }Iicliaelsen, On
ment under whic·h the properties were re­ president, and George Banovitch, secretary aha, NebI'.
cently ol'tioned under direction of the and treasurer, recently shi·pped a car of ore 1,040.288-0re-collcentrator-K IJeisrer. VOl
'Vashington '\Vater Power company, is to of a 'gross value of over $190 per ton. The '\\'ayne, Jnd.
begin ,immediately. J. W. Richards, the o,re came from a hole thirty-five feet deep, 1.040 460-Fllme-arrester for !'p?,""IlPrativ
Spokane mining engineer, who is repre­ and the ledge shows for 300 feet. Values maCing·furnace-· \\'. F Taylo
senting the option holders, has gone to the are chiefiy silver, with some gold and Tacoma, ,Vasl!
a0, 1 913.

American Fork Citizen: The Pacific says from seven to fifteen per cent copper.
A round the State
shipped another 50-ton car of good ore yes­
terday. -from W'hich the company expocts to
There is a considerable tonnage blocked out,
and the leasers will put a crew of men to
At the Wild.Bill, in Beaver county, A.. B. net $2,000. Part of another shipment is work and start shipping at once.
,mer has a five foot vein of high grade already on the dump. The connection be·
tween the north and south workings will The Opohongo, of Tintic, has declared a
lore and will SOOn send three cars to
be made about January 10th, when a larger dividend -of ,one cent a share, payable Jan­
smeltery.
force can work upon the ore, with good air uary 30. Approximately $9,000 will he dis­
rhe Silver King -Consolidated Mining connections. The shipments will then be tributed, making a total of about ,$74,000 to
lpany, of Park City, will sink its main more frequent. Maybe dividends long de­ date. The company is producing 100 to 200
rt another 500 feet, fTom the 1,300-foot layed will follow. tons a week of ore carrying eight to nine per
,1 to the 1,800.
On the morning of January 11th, fire de­ cent copper, $1.50 in g'Old, -and six to seven
rheSilver King Coalition ha.s let a con­ stroyed the ,boarding and 'bunkhouse of the ounces in silver, this ore coming from the
t for sinking a three com,partment shaft, 'Columbus Consolldatedand Columbus Exten­ 300, 600 and 700-foot levels. The Ophir Hill,
1 the Alliance tunnel, at Park City. The
sion Mining Companies at Alta, entailing a Cliff and Lion Hill Consolidated mines, 'Of
:h will be 1,200 feet. loss estimated at $20,000. The house had Ophir, are shipping about four cars aI' ore
~ car of ore from the United Tintk gave accommodations for 200 men, but only daily. The Montana will soon join the ship­
following returns: $1.10 in gold, 27.lt­ twenty·five were in it at the time of the fire. pers, under the management of William
~es of silver, 8.12 percent copper, 15,2­ These were unable to save anything, and Kelly.
cent silica, 29.4 per cent iron and 8 per the building was a total loss. Much discom­
zinc. It is expected that the Spring Canyon
fort was 'caused by the extreme cold. It is
Coal company, one of the Knight properties,
'he Crown of Gold I\Hning 'Company has expected that the ,building will be rebuilt.
n over the Kitty 'Clough, Humboldt and OIperating lat Spring Canyon, will start ship..
The Chief Consolidated at Eureka, pro· ments early in February. A:bout 500 tons will
r properties six miles southwest from duced 31,OQO tons of ore during 1912, from
ord. A. B.. Lewis is president of the new be produced daily. at the 'beginriing. About
which the company derived a net profit of
~any. The main shaft is now down 120 300 men are now employed in getting the
$312,000. Nearly a mile of development
property ready. The property is equipped
work was done 1iuring the year. The annual
'he new machinery of the No. 1 shaft of report will soon be issued to .stocknolders.. with coal cutting machinery, and an aerial
Iron Blossom mine, in ,the Tintic dis- The first dividend will soon ,be IJ'llid. Work tram will deliver from the mine to railroad
has been started, so that development will be continued on the main shaft, and the cars, a distance of three-quarters of a mile.
[lOW be undertaken on the dwpest level, ~pper portion may'< be made two compart­
Its capacity will be 2,000 tons a day. This Is
1,900. This electric hoist has some ments to correspond with the lower section. a new departur'il in western coal mines. In
Ie features which have been touched 'Present plans call for a depth of 1,800 feet. all respects, the ,plant is said to ,be the most
in these columns before. modern in the state.
The annual repor~ of the Lower Mam­
Ilil Clark and Wil1iaJm Christopherson, moth, operating in the Tintic district, shows --~~o)----

es at the J<Jureka Hill mine at Eureka, that 'operations for the}ast four months cov­ STOCKTON IN JANUARY.
;etting ready for shipments. They have ered by the report resulted in profits of
high grade ore 'broken and the ,back nearly $3,000. Considerable development
(Special Correspondence.)
100r of the drift in which they are at work .was done and there is now showing on
nt working is in high grade ore. The the levels between the 1,300 and 1,800, a low iStockton, Utah, Jan. 27.--Stockton ship..
act Ifor selling allows a profit on $10 grade zinc orebody, estimated to contain ments fOil" t'he current month are as 101­
IDws:
125,000 tons carrying 12 per cent zinc. This
Ie Lion Hill at Ophir continues to sink Is useless unless methods of concentration Bullion Coalition Mines, company ore,
.osa shalt, which lies to the east of the can be devised, and the company is now ex­ 23 cars, lessees ore, 2 cars; John Connor
yry 1iike which cuts through the Ophir perimenting along this line. lease on slag dump, 3 cars; Eagle, Mills &
lnd -Cliff mines. In this development, cDmpany, lessees, on the IBen Harrli.,son, 5
The -Moscow Mining & Milling Company,
)ropany is taking out some ore ;contain­ of Beaver county, has inaugurated the pay­ cars; J. A.Beaman, sub-lessee from Eagle,
s much as fifty ounces silver, twenty­ Mil1s & Company, 3 cars; Ea;gle lease on
ment o.f monthly diVidends, which are to be
er cent lead, $1.20 in gold and five per at the rate of one cent a share for the pre­ Cyclone, 1 car; Galena King, 1 car; Mor­
~opper.
sent. In accordance with this plan, th€ row & Walker, lessees on the Muilr Brook,
e Ketchum Coal Company, prinCipal company will pay $8,176 on February 15th. 1 car; Total, 39 ears,
of business, Salt Lake, has been in­ The company Is shipping one car a day. On No :shipments were made from the Dry
'ated with the following officers: A. T. the 600, the ore is ten to fifteen feet wide, canyon district owing to the heavy snow­
, president and general manager; T. A. and on the 500-foot level a station is being fall and cold Wleather. However, develop­
um, vice ,president; G. S. Payne, sec­ cut at the winze which connects with the ment is being 'carl1ied on by large crews
and treasurer. The capital will be 600, and an air hoist will be installed at in several of the mines and shipments
). The company owns eighty acres o.f this point. About ninety men are employed will be resumed as early as possiJjle.
.nd atC:astle Gate. at the mine.
The car 'shDrtage continues, not so much
~ Relonia Mining Company, operating Beavel' Press: Andrew Cochrane and
a shortage of cars seemillgly as of loco­
Mt. Nebo district, has a tunnel into Thomas H. Tulloch were in Milford last
mD.tives in sufficient ,repair to get the ton­
ountain 300 feet, where it recently week, and while there made an examina­
nage over the road.
two feet of high class lead ore. It is tion of the Milford-Utah claims in the Beaver
ed that this district will have at least Lake mining district about sixteen miles Mr. W.F. Oden, manager for the Bul­
dozen shippers this year, as all the northwest Df ~1;ilford. They were very well lion Coalition M,ines, during the past two
)rs report satisfactory progress in de­ pleased with th€ showing of ore at this prop­ years, has accepted a position with the
lent, and see the approach of the erty, and will soon start a lease on n. 'fhe Wllbert Mining company of Arco, Idaho.
lesired day of shipments. ore in sight Is of shipping quality and as­ Mr. E. J. Raddatz succeeds 'him.
THE SAL T L A K E MIN I N G REV lEW, JAN. U A R Y 30, 1 9 1 3. 31

t In Adjo.ining States I
turns from the ore recently shipped from
the Blue Eagle lProperty in the Santa Rita
mountains, and will get another shipment
Leopold Sternberger has made consider.
ab:e progress in equipping the Cherub mine,
near Centml 'City. A new shaft house has
ARIZONA. off as soon as poSsible. been erected, power connectipns made, fifty.
The Grand Gulch Mining company, oper· horsepower electric hoist installed and a
At the old Dominion smeltery at Globe ating in the Bently district, is shipping double comp'artment shaft put down eighty.
two of the Great Flails types of converters about 15{) tons of ore monthly, hauling the five feet.
were recently blown in. same to 8t. Thomas. Auto trucks are now At Idaho Springs, Hyland & JUles are
In the Jerome district, a large low grade being tried out fur this work. It is esti· opening up a good showing on the first
ore body has been found on the Arkansas mated that $127,000 in copper and silver level of the Shafter, and will 'Put in ma­
and Arizona property. The work is being values was taken out during the last year. chine drills. Shaffer Brothers & King are
pushed on the 1,400·foot level. The Magna Copp"r company in the Sil· shipping $15·ore from their lease on th"
The 'Cinnabar claims, owned by H. H. ver Belt disrtlct, is shipping 100 tons ot eleventh level of the Gem, at the rate of
Bowman, near the Sunflower ranch, in the high grade ore to the EI Paso smeltery, 100 tons ,a month, John Edwards has a
eastern end of Maricopa county, h'ave been Weekly. The copper occurs in the fOl'1m of five-inch streak of $60 ore in the Florence
,bonded by C. N. Sears and associates. ibornite and chalcocite. The property is vein, which he is working through the
equipped with two compressors, com· Tro:pico tunnel.
The H'arqua Hale mine, now the Yuma
Warrior, in Yuma c-ounty, is being oper· pressed air hoist, 200 horsepower boiler The Pozo mine is to have a shaft con.
ated by the Martin Broth~rs, who believe ,capacity, and buildings. The Gunn-Thomp­ nection with the Newhouse level at Cen.
that this old producer will again yield son interests control the property. tral City. The shaft is now down 265 feet
profits: Bisbee Review: At Courtland the Lead· and must go about 1,300 more. About ten
The Frisco mines of the Union Pass ville mine, oonded several weeks ago bY O. cars of $40 ore are coming out of the tunnel
section treated 14,000 tons with a recov· llo NeeI', of Douglas, and his associates, is each day. In the shaft is a four to six
ery of $115,000 In gold.- All of this ore now producing copper ore with a force of fifo foot vein of good ore. William Bishop re­
was dr-illed by hand, twslve men being em· ty men employed, and the ore from the cently made a shipment frO'm the Winne­
ployed. Leadville is 'ooing hois·ed 'by the GreaJt West­ ;bago property which was settled for on a
ern company through the Mary shaft. At basis of 2.46 ounces gold, seven ounces of
It Is~ stated that nineteen more auto
Gleason the Tijon Mining company, of which silver 'and 7.25 'Per cent lead.
/trucks will be gradually put on the road
hauling ore from the property of the W. H. Kittrick js the prinCiple owner, Is Ben T. Lloyd, manager of the Buckley
Arizona·Empire Mining company, operating working a force of mln-ers and last week mine at Central City, has secured the old
near Parker. one of the shafts ent'efed a body of suI· Anderson mill to use for the Buckley ore.
phide copper ore at a depth of three hun­ He estimates that the ore can be mined
George O. Ford, superintendent of the
dred feet. The shaft has now pierced this and milled for $1.75 per ton. The average
Ford Mining company, at Mineral Point,
ore body for eight feet and is still in ore. value is above $8 a ton, so that there will
has the !buildings erected, and power drills
be considerable margin for profits. The
and hoist installed, and it is his purpose
Bezant company, of which O. J. Duffield is
to resume operations at once. COl.ORADO.
president and manager, has installed a 50·
The Humboldt 'Consolidated Mining com· horsepower electric hoist, and a four drill
pany, operating at McCabe, will deepen its The Argo mill at the mouth of the tun·
compressor. The mainshafi is dOWn 500
shaft another 100 feet. Some rich silver nel at Idaho SiPrfngs will be put in com·
feet, and crosscuts are being driven on the
ore has been recently found on the prop­ mision early in Flebruary.
160 and 250-foot levels to cut the Knowles
erty. Ben Rybon is superintendent. The compressor plant at the Mendota vein. New shops will be erected at once.
1.t is reJported hat the old Conger mine mine at Georgetown, has ,been started up, John Calderwood and J. B. Oonger, of Den­
in the Cherry Creek district will be re­ and from now on a full force of men will ver, purchased the steam holst of the
opened. The Cactus Gold Mining company 'be employed at the mine ·and mill. Bezant, and are sendlng jt to Cyrene group
is the present owner of the property, which, The Primos Chemical company will soon at Twelve Mdles, where they have a shaft
in the old days, with a poor mill; ran ore use 200 horsepower at its plant at New­ down IG5 feet. The veins averages four
which p4tted about $17 a ton. . mire. Employees of the Utah Power & feet wid€ with an average content of Six
The Tom Reed mines, in Mohave county, Light company are now stringing wires per cent copper. F;-om the 100-foot level,
Were producers of approximately one-third from VanCe. a stope "''as carried up to the surface in
of the gold output of the state, and paid The EJrnpire Zinc company. a subsidiary ore running $25 to $30 a ton for smelting
in dividends during the year $53G,637, from of the New Jersey Zinc company. has pur· grade and $10 a ton for milling grade.
the treatment of about 44,000 tons of crude chased the St. Joe. Silver Wave, Eagle Bird Jaimes Moody and Michael Klais have
ore and 10,000 tOllS of tailings. and the Belden group, located on Battle opened up some ore of $22 grade in the
James S. Douglas 'and associates, who mountain, Red Oliff. in Leadville district. Bonanza shaft of the Mabel tunnel in Rus·
recently took over the United Verde Ex· Leadville operators are elated over the sell gulch.
tensjonproperty have taken an option on fact that the zinc smelteries of Oklahoma.
the Jerome-Verde, which adjoins the other 'and Kansas wIll now take carbonate ore IDAHO.
property. The syndicate of which Mr. running as low as eighteen per cent zinc,
Douglas is a member has been very active for which a net flat rate of $5 a ton is The deal whereby the Federal ::YIining
in the Jerome distrkt in acquiring new made. company obtains the Star ground at Mullan,
properties and has ·several others under The ore mined at Leadville in 1912 is has been completed. This wW add greatly
consideration. said to have had an average value of $24 to the life of the former company.
J. M. KeLlogg and Paul Crawford are a ton. The Arkansas Valley smeltery Harry Ingals, of Mullan. secretary and
taking out some good ore from the Blue treated an average $15 ore. but handled no manager of the Copper King M.ining com­
Lead property near Ivanhoe camp, five or carbonates. The Leadville district, there­ panys. reports that the long tunnel, which
six miles from Patagoni!a. James Kane fore, stilI depends on relatively high grade the CO'ID1}any has been driving for the ]last
of Patagonia has received encouraging reo ore. four years, has crosscut a fourteen-foot
THE SAL T LA K E MIN I N G REV lEW, JAN U A R Y 30, 1 91 3.

1, assaying 5* per cent copper and 9 sid<ls the staff 0' fficials, Stanley A. EastO'n The Alpha grO'up at JJll'bidge, owned by
cent lead. The vein was reached at and others. The value of the ore in dis­ L. O. Ray and associates, has been SO'ld
listance of 4,000 rfeet, from the portal, pute is etimatedat a milliO'n dollars. to the JO'hn A. Jess syndicate, which has
is 1,700 feet vertically below the sur­ ---~-O'-~- had a force of men at work for the last
> It has been drifted on for thirty MONTANA. six O'mnths, under bond and lease.
Merten & Cantwell have put a 15·hO'rl:le·
The Elmpire CQPpercompany shIpped The Butte·Alex Scott will sink its shaft. power hoist on their lease on the Crescent
;y-one oars of ore to the Salt ]jake at Butte, frO'm the 1,600 to' the 2,200-foO't Imine at Manhattan. The White Caps shaft
,lteries. [rom the l\f,ackay district, in level. The cO'mpany has been wO'rking be· will soon re·ach the 300·fO'O't level, at which
:ember. The company is working about IO'W the present deep level, by using the P'Oint waste and O're PO'ckets will be cut.
men. ,"Vest C1)lusa workings. Shipments continue
steadily. ' The Vernal prO'perty, in the Diamond­
Recent work on the Black Jack mine. field district of Goldfield, is shipping $50
r Bellevue. justifies the owners. J. The North Butte ·continues to add to' its
ore to' the samplers, while piling a cO'nsid·
Irge Arkoosh and n. B. Smith, in be­ ore reserves in its deeper levels. The Gran.
erab;e tO'nnage Qf lower grade on the dump.
ing th,at it will become a valuable prop· ite MO'untain shaft is 'being extended to the
Work is being carried O'n on the fifty and
2.200·fQot level. When it has reached 'anO'ther
r. 'TWO gQod stopes 'Of ore have been
ned since December 12th. when wo~k
400 feet. the Speculator will be ret!mbered
100,fO'ot levels. ..

and the hO'isting done through the Granite There are several goO'd showings in the
; begun.
MO'untain. S'anta Fe district, near Luning. W'Ork so
Four carl'Oads of ore have been shipped The East Butte cO'ncentrating plant at ., far is mostly at the surface, in the lime.
the last sixty days frO'm the Qld Climax Butte, is to' be increased in capacity from The 'Ore 'being shipped averages six to seven
Ie In the Lead Belt district. twenty·five 300 to' 500 tons, and the smeltery will alsO' per cent cop,per. It is shipped abO'ut forty
es west of ArcO'. The ore is worth $20 be enlarged. The furnaces are treating frO'm mBes to the smeltery at Wabuska.
on and cO'mes frO'm just belO'w the sur­ six to seven hundred tQns a day and will nO't It is rePO'rted that the fO'llO'wing groups
e. A. A. Grim Qf ArcO' is wO'rking a be shut down at present fO'r the enlargement at Contact have ,been bO'nded to' Emil Moyer,
perty in this sectiO'n which has pr'Omis· because .of the excellent copper market. The who is supposed to represent interests in
showings. shaft will be deepened to' the I,800·fO'ot level Hc..lland"CO'ntact Copper, 'Copper Shield.
Development is active in the Pine Creek !frO'm the 1,200. Henry A. Smith group, M,cGilvray grO'uP.
tion. The A1my & Matchless is adver­ The TuO'lumne Copper Company has Zetta Blanchard grOup, and Salt Lake grO'Up.
ng fO'r 'bids on 2.000 feet O'f tunnel wO'rk. stmck, on its 2,000·foot l<lvel. a twenty-fO'ot A new headframe, seventy feet high,
~ Nabob is awaiting the coming 'Of the vein, six feet O'f Which runs from six to'
~er lines IbefQre pushing development on
has been installed at the Nevada W'Onder
seven per cent CO'Pper, and five Ifeet .of whic.h mine at Fairview. A hO'ist O'f larger capac­
V group of claims. An electrical driven has 'abO'ut five per cent. The same veln was Ity Is nO'w 'being installed. While thE>
en·drill cO'mpressor has been O'rdered lean on the 1,800 and was struck Qn the 2,000 changes were 'being made the mill was run
other equipment is on the ground. some fO'rty feet sO'oner than expected. T·he
company will c'Ontinue the crosscut to de­
O'n dump O're. Pr'Oduction will nO'w 'be re­
Judge W'Oods in rendering his decision sumed O'n a larger scale.
the case Qf the Ontario and Stewart teJ1mine whether the dip has changed O'r the
vein forked, the latter a cO'mmon O'ccurrence The Butte & Ely .copper c'Ompany Is
Ipanies, d~lded in llavor O'f the defend·
at Butte. busily engaged in drilling its ground in the
;. He said that while there might be
search for workable copper depO'sits. The
.e question as to the apex, there was
NEVADA. prO'perty adjoins that O'f the GirQux at Ely.
e in his mind as to the course Qf the
PresIdent J. B. CO'ttO'n has just issued an
t. and that the vein passed out of the
11 through Qne side line, which. -there­
The Oro shaft at GO'ldfield, now down exhaustive report on this work. The re­
• became the end line. On this basis 350 feet, will be enlarged and sunk anO'ther sults O'f the work have been fair.
650 feet. A 100·ton O're bin is under cO'nstruction
jecided in favor of the defendants.
Clayton & Brine, who are operating near at the Earl shaft, at Manhattan. Several
nterest is .intense .in the struggle O'f Dayt'On, recently shipped a car O'f copper hundred tons from the 350·foot level have
Bunker Hill & Sullivan company and O're and appear to' have a good prO'spect. ibeen dumped on the surface, and the new
Stewart cQmpany over the O'wnership
he Ontar!'O vein. which the Stewart The hQisting plant and building at the .cO'nstruction will facilitate handling the
1S by apex right. Many experts wit· Jumping Jack mine at Manhattan was reo current output. A neW triplex pump is
es have arrived at Wallace. On the cently destroyed by fire and explosiO'n Qf :be'ng placed at the 350"fO'O't level. II
a PO'wder thawing device. The legislature prO'Poses to limit the
ze, or Stewart sid·e. are H. V. Win­
, of Minneap'Olis, MinnesO'ta; C. F. The GirO'ux, of ElY, cO'ntinued to ship number of non·English speaking miners
lan, O'f Leland StanfO'rd University; in excess of 1,000 tons a day during the whO' may be employed underground. Tak·
,d Frank. of SaIt Lake, genern.1 man· recent cold snap and seemed to be little ing intO' cO'nsideration the numerous acci·
O'f the OhiO' Copper <-"Om[Jany; Fred affected by conditions wh!ch hampered most dents which result through- unfamiliarity
n, fO'rmerly with the AnacO'nda cO'm· of the western mines. with the English language. this law should
. O'f Butte, Montana; GeO'rge N. Ken­ The 'Centennial property, adjO'ining the ,be a w'elcome relief to those who have the
O'f Denver; W. H. Swart, O'f the United J\,1lcDonald·Elly, at Ely, has been leased for interests of the industry at heart.
s Smelting. Refining & Mining com­ a year. In the Metzger shaft, wO'rk was The production of the TO'nQpah mines
; W. ClaytO'n Miller, formerly man· 'begun on a drift where twelve inches O'f for December in tons is given as f'OIlO'ws.
of the Federal Mining & Smelting ore showed. In ten feet it has Widened to a gain O'f 2.20J tons over November,
any. and John ,"V. Finch, O'f Denver. two feet 'Of twenty-five per cent CO'Pper ore. TO'nQpah M.ining 00., 14,850; TonO'pah
lpposing daims wiII be upheld by Max A w;nze will be sunk O'n the ledge to trace BelmO'nt CO'., 11,734; Montana Tonopah,
ner, 'Of Denver; ,"Valter A. Wylie. of the shoO't, and a drift will afterwards be 4,218; Tonopah Extension, 4,634; West End
•ngeles; A. C. LaWson, of the Univer­ run from the shaft to' cut it. HO'pes are <cO'n., 4.350; MacNamara, 2,449; Jim Butler•
CalifO'rnia; Fred Searles. O'f the GO'ld· entertained that the company will yet be· 1,268; Tonopah Merger, 1,160; Midway,
Jons'Olidated, O'f GO'ldfield, Nevada; be· -come :a 'PrO'ducer. 146; NO'rth Star, 125. TO'tal. 44,934.
J
THE SAL T LA K E MIN I N G REV lEW, JAN U A R Y 30, 1913.

Along the boundaries of the Yerington 473,112 tons of ,a value of $9,431,603 were equally benefited by the drainage jJ
Malachite Copper company and the Mason produced. The mines -credited with this posed.
Valley property, at Yerington, a three-foot production are the following: 'Tonopah "The suggested consolidatioll ha
vein of cop'per ore has been found in the Mining, 173,809 tons, value $3,215,460; Bel· given most careful consideration h,
limestone, on the No, 4 level of the latter mont, 123,847, $3,149,580; Tonopah Exten­ directors in all its aspects, and the
property. This indicates that the lime­ sion, 53,201, $731,513; Montana, 51,875, $1,­ has been thoronghly gone into and
stone maybe the source of more ore than 023,500; West IDnd Con., 41,081, $824,820; ed "'illl the d'rectors of the other Cal
was expected. MacNamara, 20,195, $252,437; Midway, 1,001, h1l'0lved, and it is the unanimolls Olli
Work h'as been resumed on the Giroux $46,792; North Star, 500, $19,375; Jim But· all concerned that the proposed eo
property owned by Joseph L, Giroux and ler, 6,008, $133,900; Tonopah Merger, 1,­ tion is the proper and only solution
associates, of Los Angeles, and situated at 485, $33,005; Mizpah Extension, 30, $1,22l. difficulties with which we have her
Atlanta, in the northern part of Lincoln The last four Were not ·producers in 1911. had to contend. The plan of con so]
'county. The main shaft, now dow'n 200 The dividends paid were by four companies, contemp' ates the transfer of the pro
feet, will be deepened. Other work will Tonopah Mining paying $1,600,000, Belmont, of the companies designated in
also 'be undertaken in the camp and the $1,500,000, Montana, $199,786, and Tonopah to a CO'lll!l'1ny to he immediately
old timers are looking for a revival. Extension, $47,500. The latter was added known as the \Vasatch :lIines co'
The Nenzel lease, at Rochester, which to the dividend list in 1912. which will be capitalized at l.OOO,i)!)I}
John F. Cowan and associates of Salt Lake
---0---­ of the val' ntiue of $5 each, wllie:l
control, has started its ore shipments. OREGON. posed to distr'ume as follows:
Colulllbus Contiolidated :lUning COIl,
Three cars will be sent to different smelter­
The Buckeye mine near Sumpter, and pan)'
ies, to get returns on which to base
smelting contracts. Three shifts are work­ the Black Butte, in the Vicinity of Canyon Columbus E'xlension :Ilining (·nn.,
City, have suspended operations for the [lctny . .
ing steadily. The ore is hauled to teams
in boats, 'and six-horse outfits haul it, then, winter. There are a number of properties :Flagstctff COIJPer :\Iining company,
to Oreana, for shipment. which are steadily operating in this sec­ Superior·Alta :llining company .. , . '
tion, among them the Ben Harrison,CoIum­ 'Vhich wili be ratably distributed am",
The annual report of the Jim Butler sJ,or:khoJrlers of record,
'bia, Snow Creek and Last Chance. It is
Tonopah Mining company, of Tonopah, for "The treasury share,s will he
rumored that the latter will build a mill in ,j<
the year ending September 30, showed that
the spring. dispOSition for lawful corpora!" ;)l1I
mU-Qh dev~lopment had been done, but no
The Powder River Gold Dredging com· and for the pnrpose of raising W(lil;'
ore shipped at a profit. In December, how­
pany put its new dredge at work near the eon~truction of the tunnel, and '1.
ever, the Wandering Boy workings showed
Sumpter on the 7th of January. The iI"e development of the lower le,'pi~ !
great improverment and, in the latter half
capacity of the dredge is over 8,000 cubic l'al'iollS Pl'Ollf'rtie~, where ore
of the month, 760 tons of an average value
yards per twenty-four hours. The hull is become impossib;'e ty reason 01' Ill,' III
of $35 a ton were shipped.
100 by 52 feet, the digging ladder 86 feet iug volume of w3tel' render'ng ~ ('('I)
Bour mlfimg companies have been cal extraction illlpracticabl('. Tl", '1'''
long, equipped with sixty-five buckets of
formed by C. H. McIntosh, W. C. Pitt and shal'€ s will also afford means fOl' th,.,
nine cubic feet each. The dredge is held
John Cleghorn, to operate in the Rochester dation of the outstanding obligalnlJ6 ,
to the 'bank by two spuds, weighing 21,000
district. Each company is capitalized at companif's to he amalgamated. a n,j
pounds each. All power is electrical. the
a million dollars, The companies are desig­ ayoid the necessity for future a,i""'~!1
total horsepower -of the motors being 475.
natedas follows,-Rochester 1fining De­ ----0---­ if the ore bodies proye to be or ,,"f:
velopment company, Original Rochester extent to place the llro\lertiflS un ;1 l'
THE ALTA MERGER.
Mines company, Crown Point Extension basis, That they are of sncll f'XH'lJl
Mining company and Rochester-Belmont ('olll'ictioll of the officers of all or 'ile'
The officials of the ColumbusConsolidat·
Miningoompany. [1:1t:i",,, inyolyect."
ed Mining Company of Alta, Utah, have SUJb­
At a depth of 130 feet in the Combina­ mitted to the stockholders of the company
tion mine of the Goldfield Consolidated TRADE NOTES.
the details -of the proposed merger in the
Mines company, at Goldfield, a new orebody Alta camp of which We have made mention
has tl'een found, northWest of the main Til" L'tah Apex :'Ilining "')lllitHl.',
in a general way. As 'will be seen, the mer­
shaft. One crosscut has shown the 'body ger would include, besides the above com­ !lUlll Canyon, l-tah, will plane in .)PC'
to he forty feet wide and to average about a n(~\\' ;j-toll electric Inini.~ lO('Olllf'IL i,
pany, the Colu'mbus Extension, Flagstaff
$25 per ton. This discovery has added ('('!ltly [)l':l('red from the (;('n<'l''' 1 1.'1
'Copper and Superior-Alta. The details, as
some $500,000 to the value of the reserves, given by A. H. Cowles, president, and W. O. (,0111[1an",
Further developments on this discoverY' \VJliams, secretary, follow: The .'\naclJllcia COl)per :'Ilillillcc .,,:,
will be watched with interest, for there is "You are well aware of the vicissitudes bUill'. :'II 011 lallH. 11'i11 add t,) ,tH' :"
'a possi:bility of another large ore body in through which the company has passed in of its mines at lJIack Eagle SI~ri'J1L
it. Diamond drills are to be used by the recent years, and of the necessity of effect­ tani-l. :-;(>\'0211 :!.~)-tQn and t\yo j

company in prospecting from its lower ing an amalgamation with the adjacent prop­ lHilling lo('omotil'es. The 01'1[,-.;' .,.
levels. erties, in order to secure the co-operation lO(,lllllotin's has l)e"n placptl I'll i, 1I,.

The Montana-Tonopah has cut a new necessary to the ilmmediate future develop­ enl! J<:leC'tl'ic company,

ore ,body on the 700-foot level, which is ment of this company's property. We are The Hollisler ;mllinu; COHll'ali\, ('
three feet wide and of good grade. The confronted with a constant expense in the Fa ll~, ,\1 ichigan. "'ill insta 11 it 6:n·lc,·"
MacNallliara has a new ore body on the 300­ handling of water, which must be obviated ti" t\lri1o"u;enel'ator in Its pOlYP!' lda!!
foot, where an eight-foot ve;n has been in order to ena.ble us to develop the known I :'>J insia;lation al'l' incJlIded a ~,ji"~\\
opened up, carrying values averaging resources in the lower levels of our prop­ ('rat:)L 1,-d)-b.ll. motor, Tirr111 r(J.21l~·1tn!·.

around $25 a ton. Up to the end of 1912 erty, and the expense of constructing this :20 k\'-a.~tran~ronnel'S and swJtr~!tlJ()flrd
Tonopah had produced ore of a value of tunnel is too great a burden to impose upon tWv t-tOll E'Iectl'lc rninin:2:' ~n('n!i!()ii','( ~
$58,144,490 from which dividends to the anyone of the operating companies, all of tIlt.> ;t[Jliaratns has h(lPI1 {H'r1{:l'(:,:i ,';
THE STOCK EXOHANGE. January 17. NEW YORK LISTED STOCK!'.
Silver, 63 cents; lead, $4.35; copper ca­
Quotations on the local exchange, Satur­ thode, $17.32%; zinc (St. Louis), $7.15. 1 Sales. I H. I L. Close.
lay morning, .January 25; 43

January 18. Chino. ....... 5001 43 42',1,1


Listed Stocks. Goldfield Con.. 200 2% 2~ 2~
Silver, 63 cents; lead, $4.35; copper ca­ Nevada Con.. 400 18',4, 18%1 1811.
~:Xn. C~~'p. ~~~ :~~~ ~~~~
1 Bid. 1 Asked. thode, $17.32 06. zinc (St. Louis), $7,15.
1 19 'h
3eck Tunnel .............. $ .08%1$ .13
.. ..... ... ... 33%
January 20. MiamI Copper. 100 24%, 24%, 24 'li
3ingham Ama.lgamated . . . . . . . . . . . . , .06
Silver, 6311. lead, $4.35; copper ca-
3lack .Jack ............... .10 .15
Utah Copper. 400 55 54%1 54%
~edar-Talisman ... . . • . . . . . .01 % .02 thode, $16.22¥.,; (St. Louis), $7.15. Inspiration ........... 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. 17'1.,

~entral M'ammoth ...•..... '.10 January 21, Studebaker Cn. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 35 %

~entury . . ................ .10 On t~Lrio Silver. I.... ..:....... .. ... .. 3

colorado Mining .......... .17 .19'1.,


Silver, 63 cents; lead, $4.35; copper Ca­
~olumbus Consolidated .... .10 .30 thode, $16.22 %; zinc (St. Louis), $7 .15. TRADE NOTES.
~rown Point .............. .03 .03%, January 22.
)aly .•....•............... 1 1.20 1. 75
Silver, 63'li cen ts; lead, $4.35; copper ca­
)aly-Judge . .............. 6.00 1 6.50
The Miller-Cahoon company, of Murray,
)astern Prince ............ .01 .02 '4
thode, $16.22',1,; zinc (St. Louis), $7.05.
:ast Crown Point ......... 1. . . . . . . . .01 January 23. Utah, is now handling the Bj,g Four "30"

:ast Tintlc Consolidated .. r.••..••. 1 .01


:ast :t'intic Development ..•........ , .01
Silver, 62<"4; cents; lead. $4.35; copper ca­ gas traction motor and the Reeves "45" trac­
thode, $16.22',1,; zinc (St. Louis), $7.05.
merald . ................. .03 .10 tor. These are especially adapted to hill

old Chain ............... .40 .43 January 24.

rand Central ............. .72 .76 Silver, 62% cents; lead, $4.35; copper ca­
work, and for ploughing. Catalogues and

ldian Queen ......... ... .00'1., .01 %


thode, $16.22'1.,; zinc (St. Louis), $7.05. other printed matt-er .mailed Upon req uest.
'on Blossom ............. 1.25 1.27'1.,

le Bowers ...... ,........ .00% .10 January 25.


The Inter-Mountain Transportation com­
ing WilHam............. .02% .O~%
Silver. 62% cents; lead, $4.35; copper ca­
,ad King ............... .00% ....... . thode, $16.22':2; zinc (St. Louis), $7.05. pany of ,Salt La.ke 'City, the new enterprise

,hi Tintlc ................ .OO¥., .00i)(,

on Hill .... .............. .02'li .05 ------0------ which is solving the ore !hauling pwblems

ttle Bell .....•.......... .35


NEW YORK C1JRB R4NGE. of many mine operators, whose properties
,wer Mammoth .......•. .04'12 .05

,son Valley.............
Ly Day..................
8.00
.22 I9.00
.22% ;;;;:=-=-..-;-~-:::--,-;I..:S:.:a:.:l::.es:::....;1 H. 1 L.
F,irst N. Cop. • 1. . . . . . . \' . . . . . . . ~ . . . . . . . )
! .close.

are far from railroad points and far from

water, has closed a contract during the past


'~~J:inBrtfi~~ ::::::::::: ... :~:.. :~g Giroux Con. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 7-16
2%

w-eek with the Wilbert Mining company

vada Hills ............


w York ...............
1.45 1 1.60
.00'41 .02'4
Yukon Gold .. I....... I....... .......
Ohio Copper ......... 1.......'1'....... 314

1-16 and has shipped motor truck equipiment to

\0 Copper ..............
ohongo . .......•.......
,che Demijohn .........
.05 %
.04
I
.98 I 1.00

.06
.07 %
N. Keystone ...............
South Utah ........ " . . . . . .. .......
Mason Valley ........
Braden Copper ... " .........
.. .. ..
!....... 1'.......
".....
2
8%
'I.,

9%

the Wilbert mine, forty-two mlles from Arco,

Idaho. The mine has a daily output of

'che Metals ................. 5' O· • • .02


tsburgh-Idaho : ....•... 1.25 Ely Con. ..... 1.600 , 1 2 12: 12 twenty tons and hauling with motor trucks
:tus . . ................. .06'4 .07% Nevada Hills .. / 1,50° ' 1 9-1611 9-161 1 9-16 will ,be commenced immediately. Two round
nee' Consolidated ...... .95 .99 Kerr Lake ..•. 200 1 1 9-16 3 9-16 3 1-16
(all. ...................
en Troughs ...........
.01
.01 %
.04
.02 '4
Belmont . . . . . :.......
Tonopah . • . . 1" ..... ,....... .......
i.... ·.. 1· ...... / 8~
6~

trips from mine to railroad will be made


en Troughs Coalition .. .40 Alaska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , 13%1 13%1 13%
daily with the motor trucks.

'er King Coalition ..... 1 2.75 3.05

er King consolidated"1 . 75 I ..... · ..


LIST OF DIVIDEND·PAYING STOCKS.
thern Pacific .......... .01 '41 .12

IX Consolidated ...•..• .03% .•......


th Iron Blossom ... " . . ........ .01 !
.nsea Consolidated ..... i .OO%, .01% Dividends on Stock Issued
ic Central ............ \ .01 .ont No. of
Par
ed Tintic ............. .01 .01'4 NAME OF COMPANY
'e Sam................ .11 .13 Shares
Value Paid in Total to I Date of Payment
1 Consolidated ........ ' . Ol';~ ,02 1913 Date
,n Chief............... .05'li .06 Date Amount
oria Consolidated ..... .57 .60
'ert . ................ .09 .11 Annie Laurie ..•.•.......... 500,O()0 $25.00 ........ $ 439,561 April, '05 $ .50
{ee Consolidated . 18 Beck Tunnel Con.•....•.... 1,000,000 .1() ........ 675.000 Oct. 20, '07 .02
. 32 Bingham & New Haven ..... 400,000 5.00 ........ 480,219 July 12, '12 .10
Boston-Sunshine ........... 250,000 1. 00 ........ 27,261 Nov. 2, '11 .03 'li
UnUsted Stocks. Bul'ion B. & Champion ...... 1,000,000 lO.OO ........ 2,768,400 July 11, '08 .10
Carisa ..................... 600,000 1. 00 ........ 60.000 Dec. '05 .01
Centennial-Eureka ......... 100,000 25.00 ......... 3,60().OOO Oct. 16. '12 1.50
Century ....'............... 150,000 1. 00 ........ 39.000 Feb. 15, '07 .02
Chief Consolidated ......... 1,000,000 1. 00 87,000 87,000 Feb. 3. '13 .10
Colorado ................... 1,000,000 .20 ........ 2,600.000 Dec. 20, '12 .03
Columbus Con...... , ...... , 300,000 5.00 .......... 212.623 Oct. 15, '07 .20
Cons. Mercur ............... 1,000,000 5.00 ........
. 3,420,312 July 10, '12 .03
Cliff Mining Co............. 300,000 1.00 .....
· .. 60,000 Jan. 2, '12 .10
. ........
~

Dalton & Lark ............. 2,500,000 1. 00 350,000 July, '01 .10'h


Forenoon Sales.
own Point, 1,000 at 3'12c.
DalyJudge ................
300,000 1.00 .......
., 495,000 Dee. 20, '12 .30
Daly ......................
150,000 20.00 2,925,000 Mch.. '97 .25
io Copper, 100 at $1. Daly West. ................
180.000 20.00 .. '2'7'.000' 6,606.00() Jan. 15, '13 .15
ince Con., 100 at $1. 100 at 97c. Eagle & Blue Bell .........
1,000,000 1.00 44,457 44,457 J.i""leb. 10'1 'l .05
Open Board. Gemini Keystone ...........
5,000 100.00 • • * • • • • • 2,060,000 Nov. I, '12 6.00
· ... ....
~

tck Jack, 500 at 12c. Gold Chain .................


•• * • • • 70,000 Dec. 23. '12 .03
.........

19 William, 1,000 at 3c. Grand Central ............. '


600,000 1.00 1,452.750 Oct. 25. 12 .O~
nce «Jon., 300 at 98c. Horn Silver ................ 400,000 25.00 .........
5,662,000 Sept. 30. '07 .05
Totals. Iron Blossom .............. 1,000,000 .10 100,000 1,470,000 Jan. 25, '13 .10
~ular, 1,300 shares for $332. Little Bell .................
300,000 1.00 .......

· ~ 60,000 Sept. 22, '10 .05


Lower Mammoth ...........
250,000 1.00 65,073 Dec. 29. '09 .07 'I.,
m, 2,100 shares for $519.
ai, 3,400 shares for $851. ::>fammoth ................. 400,000 .25 .........

• •••••• < •

24,000
2,280,000
132,000
Oct. 10, '12
Feb. 10, '13
.15
.03
---0'---- MayDay .... , ..............
800,000 .25
Moscow M. & M. Co..........
1,000,000 1.00 16.352 32,704 Feb.15, '13 .01
rHE LOCAL ~IETAL :!!IARKET. Mountain View ............. 150,000 1. 00 ....... " .
12,054 Aug., '06 .06
Newhouse ................. 600,000 10.00 ·...... . ~ 600,000 Nov. 20, '07 .50
Janaary 11. Northern Light. ...........
400,000 5.00 ..... .
· ~ 20.000 Feb., '04 .05
Ontario ............... , ....
150,000 100.00 • < ••••• • ~ 14,962,500 D(j'c.• '02 .30%
er, 63% cents; lead, $4.35; copper ca­ Opohongo ..................
1,000,000 .25 7,990 74,916 Jan. 30, '13 .02
$17.35; zinc (St. Louis), $7.20. Petro ........ , ............. 800.000 1.00 ........

. 65,000 Aug., '06 .04


QuIncy ....................
150,000 .50 · .......
1,100,000 Mch.. '02 1.50
January 13.
·...... .
~

Sacramen to ...........•....
1,000,000 5.00 308.000 Dec., '06 .00'h
.........

;r. 63% cents; lead, $4.35. copper ca­ Salvator ...................


200,000 1.00 6,500 Aug., '04 .01
a 7.32 %; zinc (St. Louis), $7.20. Silver King Coalition ....... 1,250.000 5.00 .........
12,834,885 Dec. 24, '12 .25
January 14. Silver Shield ...............
300,000 1. 00 .........
4,500 FeD., '01 . ..
........

Sioux Cons.................
750.000 1. 00 . 872,630 July 25, '11 .04
,r, 6311. cents; lead, $4.35; copper ca-
17.32'1.,; zinc (St. Louis), $7.20.
South Swansea .............
300,000 1.00 . · ......
~ 470,000 Apr., '04 .02%
Swansea .......•........... 100.000 5.00 334,500 Mch.,'07 .05
January 15. Tetro ......................
300,000 1. 00 I:::::::: : 18,000 Dec., '04 .01
r, 6311. cents; lead, $4.35; copper ca-
17.32'1.,; zinc (St. Louis), $7.15.
Uncle Sam Cons............

Utah Copper ...............


2,500.000
Utah .................... · .

Utah Con, ............... ···


700.000
750,000
100,000
1. 00
10.00
10.00
5.00
I::. :::::::

........
281,860
470,000
17,068,722
7,500,000
Sept. 20. '11
Dec. 30, '12
Dec. 21, '10
Dec. 12. '12
.05
.75
.02
1.00
January 16.
· .......

• "w •••••

Victoria .................. ,
1,000,000 1.00 207,500 Mch. 25, '10 .04
· .......

r, 6311. cents; lead, $4.35; copper ca- Yankee Cons, ..... , ........
300,000 1. 00 ~ 182,500 Jan. 15, '07 .03
17.32'h; zinc (St. Louis), $7.15.
THE SAL T L A K E MIN I N G REV lEW, JAN. U A R' Y 3 0, 1 9 1 3. 35

BANKING HOUSES
ONE OF
Start a Savings

McCORNICK & CO.


TWO THINGS

BANKERS
Account with the

Established 1871 Salt Lake Clt7. Utah


Has been made forcibly New Year.

apparent to us recently.
Either advertising hali!
Joseph F. Smith, Pres. Rodney T. BBdger, Cuhler produced the most mar­
UTAH STATE NATIONAL BANK velous results or-the peo­ $1 Will Do It
Capital. $600.000. 8urplus and Undivided ple have suddenly awak­
Profits. $297.687.86. Deposits $5.042.229
ened to the realization of
Cor~ )fatn ..nd 18' South ate. Salt L&ke City, Uta.h
our unsurpassed facilities
for giving them just about
H. P. CLARK, Pre•. A.H.PBABODY,C~b~r the right thing in Bank­
ing Service. ,Both in the
MERCHANTS BANK
city and outside
checking
new
accounts and
Walker Brothers

Cerllf 1.111 ... Bnadlll)'. SAlT LAKE CITY. UTAa

4 Per tnt II SlItllS II1II nlll eenmcatet billY 10m


savings accounts have
been eoming to us in large
Bankers

numbers. Why not yours?


"In the tall bnlldlng"
SALT LAKE SECURITY & TRUST CO.
3% on Checking 4% on Savings

6% on Time Deposits

Capital and Surplus, $400,000

F. E. McGURRIN. President

82 Main Street Salt Lake City

Utah Savings &Trust Co. Get Next to The Mine Owner,

A Commercial lad Saviags 8aak


The Mill Man Through

Nearly 24 Years Old

235 Main Street The Mining Review


HOTEL STANFORD

San Francisco'. New Leadln& Hotel THERE MAY BE A FORTUNE FOR YOU IN THIS HAND
KEARNY STREET, SAN FRANCISCO Goldfield was discovered by a kicking mule, Cobalt by a
(Between Sutter and Bush) campfire. You may be sitting, right now on the making of a
great mine. This hand is holding out to you a test from
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The Most Centrally Located Hotel In the City
[ts grasp offers you opportunity, for

by Way's Process, you 'can test,

ALL MODERN IMPROVEMENTS


right on the spot, any rock you

HEADQUARTERS FOR MINING MEN find. You can make fifty tests for

the cost of one good assay. Can

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Write today your name on the mar·

THE
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CHEMICAL COMPANY
J. W. SWAREN & COMPANY
100 WILLIAM ST .. NEW YORK Room B06, 112 Market St. San Francisco, Cal.
Cyanide 98·99~

Cyanld. of

Sodium 128·180~

AII4 Oth., Ch.lld..l, for

GEO. A. WHITAKER Moved to 62 West


2nd Soulh. Salt Lake

Millin. Pur,....

FOR SALE.

Three or four hundred pounds Eureka en­


gine and pump packing, different sizes.
Invites all of bis friends and customers to meet blm at
Never unpacked, Will sell at half price. the new location, wbere a first-class smoke can be se-
Address 753 East Second South. Phone Wholesale and Retail cured at all times Phone Wasatch 6M
Wasatch 4987-W.
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ADAMSON, W. G. CRAIG, W. J. KNOWLTON, A. D.


Mining Engineer.
Consulting Mining Engineer and
Mining and Hydraulic El'lgineer.
Metallurgist.
For Prospects or Developed Mines,
write me. U. S. MinAral Surveyor.
P. O. Box 69. Winnemucca, ~eva.da. Third Ave. & P St., Salt Lake City. 326 Judge Bldg., Salt. Lake City.

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Coal, Oil. Gas and Non-Metalliferous. Expert Examination and Develop­
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BOSS, M. P. FISK, WINTHROP W., B. S. LEGGAT, J. BENTON


Mechanical Engineer and Millman•• Mining Engineer. Consulting and MinIng Engineer.
Expert in Ore Crushing and Con­ Twenty-eight years Practice, Eight
centration. Years Experienee in Mexico. 224 Kea.rns Bldg., Salt Lake City.
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BROWN, G. CHESTER Consulting Engineer.

Mining Engineer. Economic and Structural Geologist.


Mining Engineer.
Associate Editor, Salt Lake Mining
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Ores Sampled and Tests Made. Ref­


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