Geo Conard pack pass thry to Ridenour's copper mine
W. H. Ferguson, left this morning for the Ridenour mines in Mohave , county to take charge of them as superintendent. He was accompanied by John S. McDonald who ! takes the position of foreman of the mine. He also sent out two twelve animal freight teams this morning ' with over $1600 worth of supplies aboard. After their arrival they ' will be employed in freightiag ore) from the mine to the railroad. The ' teams aro owned by T. B. Carter and Steve Jackson, of Walnut i Grove. Mr. Ferguson also employed ' a iorce 01 sixteen miners and iust as rapidly as possible this number will be increased as it is his intention to push the development work on the claims as rapidly as possible. Tbe claims are already fairly well de veloped and show up lar'tre bodies of ore. They are kuowu as the Grand Canyon croup ai.d are lo cated north of Aubrey, on the Santa re racihc railroad. The Mohave Miner of last week savs that Conard's big pack train passed through King man lhursday last on its way to niaenours Coppermine, north of the railroad where it will pack ore to the railroad to the mine. It is expected that a carload a day will be shipped from the mine to the Pueblo smelter.