The Weekly Pioneer-Times from Deadwood, South Dakota on March 3, 1898 · Page 5
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Deadwood, South Dakota
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Thursday, March 3, 1898
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DEAOtt OOI), SOUTH DAKOTA. TIIUUSDIY, HvItOII 3 I8V8 VOL, 22. SO. 3S. I'KICEFIVE CE5T8 Her aubmeralon will be gradual. The Holland la dealgned to navag ate WAR TALK SUBSIDING. IA (IR'I'I'K MUtaken for Conauniptlon-tViven l'p to Die. than fear of tho Indian. Wj (run, that mighty rush of bunl.l"si tialtle on streets of tho alarmed luu iigjiu valla. MHIIJItiP IIJnilCTDV 111 1 II I II U lilUUwInil " Portland Mining Company Re- r organized and Operations . . Wlll D6 Resumed. Two Bit District CI.aract.rUed bav ba exllore1 ln number ot P'ax-s. There I reaaon to believe Two Ult will soon become one of the richest 1 producers In this or ati' other mining ."JU"trjr-, , .A number of the companies of Two Bit are making preparations to pursue extensive work very soon The ayn- dlcaie of Detroit and Chicago capital- 1 recently purchased P. H. Smith's valuable group of clalma, will ; as a Second Leadville. Castle Creek Placers. Jhn Walker, of Fraxer 4. Chalmers. This syndicate will alnk a double abaft roperty of the Port-' 10 the ore ne nd Probably will corn-Mining company, I wrk within 30 daya. A mod- to a depth of fifty feet, but her trat aubmarlne trial will conalat of a aet lea of abort, ahallow dlvea. One of theae will tel. the tale. If, when the man In her corning tower puabea the button that throw a her Un like horizontal ruddera down, una pokea her nose deep Into the wat ra, alnka beneath the wave, and then at command of her rudder rlaea again the aurfare, a new and powerful fac will have entered Into the problem marina warfare, and the United Sutea government will receive a powerful addition to lta aoa force. FRICTION IN TUB CABINET. Washington, March 1. Sentiment In Washington rather tends toward te belief that there la a disagreement. In the cabinet over thi question of the present relations with Spain. It In of course a very delicate matter to talk about, but It will not be surprising If Secretary of State John Sherrian should step down and out. It has been said that Sherman la nnt woll, but his physical weakness will not be the cause of his resignation tt cornea. Sherman Is opposed to the policy of the peace at any price element here seeking to control the administration. He has always been opposed to Spain'a methods In Cuba. Turing Orant'a administration In 1870 he Introduced a resolution rccognljilni state of war between Spain and Cuba, and two years ago, February 28, 196, Sherman, apeak ing In favor of Cuban recognition In the aenate made .his statement: "I wish to aay on my own responsibility, that, If this line of con-duct la pursued by 8paln In Cuba, and the people of the United States are informed of lta condition, aa narrn.ted dally tn the public press, there la no earthly power that will prevent the people of the United Statea from going over to that island, running all vor lta length and breadth and driving from Cuba these barbarous rob.iers and Initiators of the worst man who ever lived in the world." Sherman has never changej bin position on the Cuban question. He favored Intervention during Cleveland's administration. He baa favored It during this. He wanted to give DeLitme hla paasporta, Instead of letting Sim leave Washington attended to the depot by half of the diplomatic corps. Ittit Sherman li a sidetracked sccre ary of state. The public and the press lave often Inquired during the present exciting period: "What haa become of Sherman T" The real truth of the mat ter is that Secretary Gage and John Sherman do not agree. Sherman knows the Cuban question from the tlm. . the ten year' war to date. Gage is not posted as to detail, but he Insists i n a plan of procedure that Sherman cannot and will not sanction. If Shermai Is not going to run the state department he la going to get out The old t:ian, while physically weak. Is not ao mentally daft but what he can see the anomaloua position In which b Is placed. WYOMINO SILVER REPUBLICANS. Cheyenne, Wyo., Mar. 1 The Slierl-dan Enterprise says: "Hon J. F. Brown the popular silver leader of Big Horn, was In Sheridan on Monday. Mr.Browa aays silver republicans all over the state are organ Icing for an active cam paign, and that a temporary organlxa- Ion will shortly be perfected In this t'Uuty. A permanent organisation will be affected later, and the silver r pub licans will wage an unceasing flgt t oa tho advocates of the gold stanMarl. hose Interested In the organisation will do well to communicate with Mr. Brown." At the suggestion of Dr. A. A. John son, national committeeman for Wyo ming of the silver republican pirty, and acting temporary chairman, the liver republicans are quietly efte ting a temporary organization ln all the counties of the state. A permanet t or ganization will be effected later thla spring by mass conventions of th silver republicans In the various couutler The object of thla organization 1 to more fully co-operate with the ntlver democrats of the atate In the eni ulng campaign along the lines suggested b the recent appeala aent by the chair men of the national committees of thr silver allied forces. It la now known that Hon. Cbis. A. Towne, chairman of the national com mittee of the silver republican rartr, will visit Wyoming ln April and iiel'.v-er some five or six apeechee In the lead Ing towns of the state, and aid I t tho permanent organization or me pauy m thla state. Silver republicans are cf- feeling a temporary organization in or der to give Mr. Towne a rousing recep ttoa. WITHOUT HIS PRISONER. Sheriff Plunkett returned yesterday from Sheridan, Wye, and vicinity, where he went to Identify the coo a un der arrest aa Wm. Moore, If it wu he. and to bring him oacg to aa Bherin riunaew oi-w.-- . . . al A tt learn tnat ine iciiow iu closely enough to make the arrest rea- not wm. jaocr. no reiuuiu , , aonable. The coon acted very strange ly and la evident,? wanted aomerhe-e tor some crime. j grlpi the one only such Ini writ ly had ond ten it r.t In a j I - . j , ' Congress Manifests a Determination to Make Spain At-tone for Her Deviltry. cxwjjnatisaows That Hull Was Blown in and Not Out. No Doubt Now. Washington, !. C, Ken. 2H Hm-lal: War talk In Kruduully gulisldluu and the temper iff the people la resuming normal condition ait IioukIi there li rtrong anti-rtimiilsh finllng In con-re which in ii y bulile over and bring ox a climax at any time. There In also a atronj filing that Spain must give up Cuba to I ii Hiiro Immediate and per-maient peat-e.. Whether there la war or nut depend wholly upon the finding of the court ot Inquiry. A duldod warlike tone la lotlreable In Uio cable news from Spall, while here the work f Htipngthenlni the dvffnaes and other warllle pnparatlona are not abatiiiK but rater on the lm-rearc. llepri'fvenlatlvi Hrownwidi of Ohio, introduced a rlutlon In the hoimo ap prifprlutltiK twety million dollara to be made Imtucdltt-ly available for the purrhuHi' of warnlpa and naval equipment. Tim rendition wuh aent to the nnvul committee Tho vote to Met Corhvtt aa senator from OroKon atol fifty to nineteen against seating irv The annate paHl a bill giving the contractor nioritlme to ronalrtirt a bridge over the Mmourl river at Yankton, 8. I). Chaa, N. Valenlne wan appoint I roiclnter iff the lad ifllre at Kargo. N. UakoU. GEN. JOHJ WALKER. A Chicago pair .i. tuori John Walker, geural mauagur foi Fraacr &, Ciialniui, will tvset his con nettion with the lachlne manufacturing bouae tomorpw. He rei lgned laat week and will atur Into the mining engineering buau'as and c!ao attend to hla Intereata n the Herculea mini In the Slack Hla. He har been with Truer at Chalnra for throe yeari, coming here frm Cleveland. Birce coming to Chlcao General Walker haa gained a wide tqualntance, not only in a buatnena 'ay, but throuKh hla connection wltlDrltlith American ao-elettea. He ha been prominent in Bona of OeorRemd uniform rank circle and also a president of the Victoria club. C-ieral Walker'a asalst-ance during aa prevloua to the diamond Jubilee elebratlon of Queen Victoria In Ctcago were largely responsible for ie aucreaa of the event. Hi la one of tit bout Informed men In the country a raining engineering. Though he wf be In the Black Hllla much of hla the, General Walker will undoubtedly orn a Chicago office, and thua the city vil not lose b'm aa a cit izen and a reatenL" A NAM DI5STROYER. New York, lurch 1. Tho submarine torpedo boat, Hi Icq was built by John P. Holland, kit Nixon's shipyard at KlUilbetbpot ad proceeded to Prlnce'e bay. She is bang put through a scrlea of trials to t her ability to run under water, anl, while submerged, to attack a ves with her dynamite guna, Ktr a few dvs she will be run upon tho surface ui.ll her machinery haa been shaken wn; then she will be tried beneath ie surface. A forre of leteetlvea haa hovered day and night about the shipyards, wauhlug evetj movement on the strange little trnft which la designed to move bcneaii the aurface of the aoa and destra) vessel a hundred time its size, it has not performed these feat yet, but It la expected that it will prove lUnballlty to do ao. The boat w;a completed within the past week. Thai the Vlxcaya came Into the harbor. The government had fully decided t hat if anything happen ed to the big Sfcnlsh cruiser It muat be able to allow that every precaution had been taken,, prevent a mishap having lta orlgt;ouulde the verael It self. It was decldeithat If the Spaniard blew up It would I, unpleasant to have had a boat In tbaharbor that pitasesi- d power to native unseen and un heard nfty feet Kt water, carrying three, dynamite bn( md enough ex ploitive to blow U)i cty. The govertime; naa an interest tn the Holland, Inaaa.Q aa t, intend to buy her If he pnM a auccesa. There waa an element a the ridiculous la watching her, bUtne administration decided to leave ig room for reflec tion. The aubmarlne ferpodo boat which waa dealgned by Ja p. Holland and built at Lewi NUaaa shipyard, was launrhed on May Q 0f last year, and at that time attruua world-wide at-tentlon. It waa tj expected that she would be tried byte end of Jvjie. but aerlea ot aevera! alight accldenta oc curred which deajed her con.pletloe. and then, when had made several run on the aura, tt waa found ad the to tor of It If tswiMeaar, wtalaissis aa 4itetaa s ejfce i j 'H3 wi,a k , t4 iv "i Aeliuter Kr cost of 15 cents per ton or les. It requires about 26-borae-power to run It Th coat of the mill I 16.000, which I about one-fifth the cost of a stamp mill t' e aame capacity. W understand aome parties at Custer have purchased one of the mills and are putting It up on a group of claims near that place. We are In formed also that Mr. Hoyt, the Inven tor has offered to make practical tests for anybody and will pay the freight to Chicago on shipments of ore up to four carloads. Ha advises parties to ship the very hardest ore they have and he guaranteea to treat It successfully. If the new mill performs half what claimed for It by lta Inventor, It will without doubt work a revolution In the treatment ot free-milling ore. CONCENTRATES. Th handsome new office building of the D. and D. ameltlng company, at the smelter, In this city, haa boen completed and la now occupied. It is a sub slantlal and neat stone building. OVERPLAYED THE LIMIT. A Chadron genius In an effort to frighten the government Into continu ing Ft Robinson as a military post send out the following: The Indiana at Ploe Ridge are on the wmrpath again," were the words that startled Chadron people this afternoon and caused more excitement than has been seen la this city since the daya of '90 and '91. The report cam half-breed, John Bell by name. He said from Pine Rldgs and was brought by a there had beern for several daya a feel ing of unreat among the Sioux, caused by ths reports that there would be a conflict with Spain, which would neces sttaite the rem oral of the troops fotn Fort Robinson. While hunting for caitle thla morn ing he noticed a band of Indians ap proach tag, and aa their appearance was decidedly hostile he secreted himself In a nearby canon. When the party came up he svv that they were armed and painted for war. BU Is an old scout who haa bean la many cam pal fas with the Indiana The party halted onar ths hiding-place of the aoout aad their speeches indicated a plan to renew ths warfare oa tlie wok) aad regain pos session of their old bunting grounds. Bell, aa sooa as the Indians had gone, mounted his horse eavd brought th news to Chadron. Captain Alien O. Flstr of the Na tional Guard at once wired Governor Holcorab for ptrmlaslon to organise a company of militia and to send arms and equipments. The work of organls Ing volunteers has already begun, and business tn ths ctty la practically sus pended. No word has reached here from the authorities at Pine Rldb. It Is thought that they are not cognisant of the threatened uprising. Every pre caution la being taken to guard tAe city against an attack. Ths number of Indians on the street today noticeably diminished. Those here profess to know nothing of the alleged uprising." It It quite unlikely that there la any thing in the report We Lre not ac quainted with "John Ball" scout who Is alleged to have brought In the Infor matton, bue w do know that a small bind of Indlnns are not at all likely to don the war paint, and go galloping about the reservation, aa it would Im mediately bring them lto conflict with the police power of the reservation; such a thing as a party of Indiana speemes would be known to Maj.Clapp donn-lng war paint and making war instantly; their instant arrest would follow; Indiana do not prepare for and go to war In the manner reported, and our Chadron friends have overplays! the limit Nebraska haa three military posts, and evidently Chadron haa heard soma reports that Fort Robinson m'ght be abandoned and to show the unwisdom of such an order the report of Indian trouble to that event haa been set I adift u la probable that the Sioux, ot 1 whom there art about M.GOO ia South I Dakota, are none too good to make I trouble, but they are far too wise to do I ao, as they are aa well knowing to the fact that th-i reaua would be another and a vaster Wounded Knse affair. They well know that soldiers of the regular amy are not needed to bring 1 against them aa overwhelming force of fighting men. No, no, gentlemen, re tain Fort Robinson if you can, hut do I by iccttlmate means, an4 rot by th glvlaa ourreney to unfounded report of probable Sioux npristnsA, which tend to injure the country, aaj will ii I yon bo sjooa, I we had heard that "follow Is Chad I ron was practically ausptailsL1 Rsjral the lhe pre i ' by er bal To some people the men'loii nf l.i cnlla forth a smile. Th nr pnople who have never hail It. iy who haa ever hud even the augment Viiuh of la grippe knows well tl-e complete misery It brinx. And no misery for the time Im-Iiik. hut unions properly treated Its wquelia follow it in on th after month until the p.i-tlent dewpalrs of ever netting weil again, lvrun.i U the remedy for ull cam. Mrs. Davis, Fay-ettevllle, Tenn., in aa follows: "I was afflicted with u disease common known as la KTlppe; the doctors said I had consumption. I a dreadful cough and could not sleep at niKht. I was advised by a fi-teud to try I'e-runa. I got one bottle, and the sec. nlnht my cockIi Mopped. I took bottles, and 1 will say that I believe I would be a dend woman How if had not been for IV-ru-ua. I recommend I'e-ru-na to ail tlume who suffer with lu grippe." Send for free book oil "Winter Catarrh." Atldi'iw 'I In' I'c-ni-n.i Drug Manufacturing Company, Columbus, Ohio. CROWDINU THH UtOCOUIM. Yesterday afternoon a party of ladles and gentlemen enjoyed themselves shooting at live pigeon and blue rocks (clay birds) and the acoivs made by Mrs. 11. P. Chcnlrs and MUs Kdna May Ankeny were remarkably good, surprising themselves end their friends. Mr. Ankeny procured III) live plgeona Lead, a supply of blue rock and proper traps. The ground chosen to. the about was near liie base ball park, the First ward, which la comparatively level, ullliuuKh it was Impossible to so arrange the Held that th"y could have clear sky to shoot against there are bifcb hllla on ail side. Ou thla account, particularly, the scores were exceedingly good. Mrs. O.ealia and Miss Ankeny have had no expi'ilence shooting clay or live borda from a trap but are pretty good field shots. The afterno u was bright and pleasar. and the outing was greatly enjoyed, while the ladles made records that compare most favoraoly with those of the chain plon female ahols of the land. The first contest was at alx blue rocks, with the following score: Mra. Cbealra, 110 11 15; Miss Ankeny 110 1 1-S. The second contest at five clay birds each resulted: Mr. Cbealra, 1111 01; Mlsa Ankeny. Jill 14. The third match, at five birds each waa alao a tie. viz: Mra. Chealrs 1 0 1 0 1-3; Miss Ankenv. 10 10 13 Tho fourth match was between Mrs, Cbealra and Mlsa Ankeny. comprising a team, with Perry Ankeny and W. O. Rice, two of the most accurate wing shota in the northwest, aa their oppo nents. The acore was: Mrs. Chealrs, 110 1 1-4; Miss Ankeny, 10 111 4, total 8; Messrs. Ankeny and Rice broke 6 oat h making a total of 10. Tbcy had to shoot carefully ln order to win. The following two matchea were by teams, In which Mrs. Chealrs and Mr, Rice composed one team and Mlsa An keny and her father, the other. They shot at five da; birds, with the fol lowing result: Mrs. Chealrs, 10 10 1--3. Mr. Hit c. 0 0 111-3. total 6 Miss Ankeny, 10 10 13. Mr. Ank eny, 1111 1 &, total 8. The second match resulted In a tie, Mra. Chealrs. 1111 04; Mr. Rice 1111 1-6. total 9; Ml Ankeny, 10 1114 Mr. Ankeny, 1111 16. total 9. 1 the laat conteat the ladlea ahot at seven live plgeona each and Mr. Rice at six. Mrs. Cbealra' score was: 1 0 110 1 16. Miss Ankeny 0 110 1 1 1-S. Mr. Rice killed his six birds. This Is very good shooting through out GOOD FOR 310UX FALLS. Sioux City Tribune: "Sioux I'alls captured the next arm nil meeting of the National Creamer nnd Butter men's association, l he fact that Slt.ux Falls waa selected for the meeting it qulte a f(lftthcr tj,3 f,ip uf ne BlJllth 1)akota delation to thi meeting In Topeka and a compiiment tn the Mute since many of the older states, more prominent cltlea, and larg -r denta tions from other points, woa active competitors for the honor. It cat safely be said, however, that .here is nothing too good for South Daki li and that National Dairymen will flu I honpttatllty of Sioux Falla and . I)ako.a tf. unenualed." ' ' Flour prM,ed into brick for army -tast Whisky In cpsulex ana beans in sausaga mki may now b loti tot. Baking n 1 al CO GOOD. a a l THR M. E. CONCERT. The conttMt given at the M. K. hun It last evening under the management of Prof. Uosslgnol was quite a success, birth financially and musically. The mala floor of the church was flllej Every seat taken and the annex waa comfortably tilled, about 20.) people being present. The opening numJier, a male chorus. "Chartwlek'a I In 11 Columbia" was sun Messrs. Kite, Urldih. Probasco, Fraxer, Martin and Drown. Then followed a piano duet by Miss Bertha Wrlngrose and Master Walter Llebtnann "Minstrel Serenade," a quaint catchy piece, which preceded Mr. Rosslgnol'a solo "Thy Hentlnel Am I" Miss Pease then played "Scene In Ha vllle" by Wilson, upon the mandolin, accompanied by Mr. Rosslgnol upon the guitar. This waa a sprlthtly little number and brought forth merltod ap plause. Mr. Conxette sang Pnuseron's "Fath of AU" and then again Mr. Rosslg nol mado hla appearance with hla violin. He was applauded before he be gan hi number, "Schubert's Serenade' and again at lta close. Tuori Is no question as to Mr. Rosslgnol' ability aa a violinist and bs strengthened the hold he already has npon the audiences of thta city both In the above cumber, and also In Meeaerlea "Caprice" which was given In part two. Its responded to an encore by playing a sweet little lullaby with much expression and feel ing. Part two waa opened with a duet up on the piano by Miss Bortha Wrlngtoae and Matter Walter Llobmann, "Charge of the Uhlans" given with spirit and dash. IK h of the young people are pupils ot Mr. Rosslgnol and their ap peurance last evening wm their first before a Dead wood audience. Miss Wrlngroae later played "LaFI- leuae", by Mendelaahon and In this number showed technique and expression that would be a credit to a much further advanced musician. After the piano duet Mra. Ollland In troduccd two new songs composed by Mr. Rosslgnol, ths first "I Love You Ho" a dainty little waits song and the second, "Heavenly Telephone" waa with both piano and organ accompanl ment Thla number had alao aome thing of a surprise In lta rendition by having Measrt, Rice, Orlffllh, Probaaco and Brown hidden behind a screen humming an additional harmony. Mra. Remer then aang "Ave Maria." She waa accompanied by piano organ and also violin obllgato. The organ score always adds greatly to this work it la of such a solemn nature and needs sustained chci's The concert was closed by a quin tette and chorus, accompanied by Mr. Rosslgnol, entitled "Patriotic March Song" and which haa been dedicated to the new pastor of the church, Rev. Clark who Is also commander of ths , A, R of this state. After the concert a banquet waa aerv ed for those who asslstsd and also a few favored friends. Mlase Clough and Bennett added to the enjoyment of the evening by ac companying the several soloists. DISTINGUISHED VISITOR. Bliss N. Malterner, trother of Albert J. Malterner and cousin of Vrs. Chaa Walte, of thla city, telegraphed his brother from Spokane, Wash., that he would leave that place yesterday and will arrive at Deadwood via. the Bur lington tomorrow. Mr. Malterner haa apent tbe entire winter and more than a acore ot winters tor that matter, hunting and trapping in Northwest Territory and enjoys the life hugely, besides making a prs'ty good thing out ot ths valuable hides he has secured. He has been all over that vast country, even into the Interior of Alaska and very rarely haa had a com panion, preferring to be alone. Mr. Malterner haa written aeveral descriptive articles that htvs been published by the leading magaalnes and Is a care ful observer and an interesting writer, He will remi here a few days betes continuing h:s journey to New York stat for a visit with hla family. PIRK AT WOON80CKBT. Woonsookst, S. D., March 1. Firs broke out this morning In Alonso reek's Isrge livery barn cloae to the rear of the principal block In the ctty. The barn and contents, including ons cow and alxteen horse, were burned. A high northwest wind carried the Bamea to John Hornlck'a frame ahed la tbe rear of the drug store, filled with pAlnta and oils, and three other frame atorea were only partially burned. The losses ars: John Hornlck of Sioux City, In addition to building, 1500; Insured in the Hartford; G. K. Loom Is ot New York, livery barn, tt,- 000; no Insurance; Alonso Peck, livery outnt U.M0; no Insurance; D. 0. Hoot, Huron, horse and carriage, 1200; John B. Whiting, bars and contents, I&00; no Insurance; Smith Bros., building, damaged 1200; Insured la the Contl nental; A. Sampson, paint aal oils, 11,000; Insured la ths Queen aad Ger man of freeport; Mrs. 0. Earth, build' ing damaged, IS00; no insurance; Bert Taylor, horse burned. pops is Kioirrr-naHT. Rome, March t Special: Pope Leo celebrated his ettfaty-elshth btrthdiy toCay and the event was tvztrj tu i served here. The ocoe is In fair health , cured one of the most valuable blocks of ground In the camp, which waa designated the "cream of Two Bit," by ern noisung pisui win oe pui up as aoon aa convenient D. C. Baker, who Interested these partlea and promoted the aale of the Smith ground, will go east today to confer with the company. He la one the beat Informed men In the coun- trjr on lhe formatlone. the different properties, and conditions generally and never overlooks a chance to aay a good word for the country when east CASTLE CREEK. The old plat er mining country along Cat tle creek la having more than a palng notice at thla time, If the numerous heavy outfit going in there are any indication. It la well known that the region around Mystic haa been famous for placer gold. Gold haa been found all over the Hllla where gravel dopoalt are found. Places are found on top of the hllla that have the ap pearance of old river beds, and seem to have been upheaved age ago. It has always been supposed that more gold would be found on the bedrock of Castle creek than anywhere else. Th bars down near the water level have many of them boen worked with profit every year. There la a tremendous amount of water running down through the formation of the valley of Caatle creek. The moment you gel below the level of the creek you appear to have the creek Itself to contend with, ai that any ordinary attempt to alnk a haft would be futile. Four heavy rompanlea are now preparing to battle with the element and go to bedrock, which I variously estimated to be thlr ty to forty feet below the aurface. Weber & McUiide of Kanaaa City com tneured late hut fall with a fifty-horse power boiler and engine and a ten' hone-power gasoline hoisting engine and an eight-Inch centrifugal pump, at a point near Mr. Pitts, about two miles above Mystic. They sunk to bed rock and demonstrated that they could handle the water, and as winter come on early they c!oeed down but are pre paring to go to work about th let of April and expend plenty of money searching for gold. Bhlnn 4 Bell trom Corning, la., com' meuced sinking Just opposite the upper end of the switch at Myatlc In January. After golr.e- down twenty feet they dis covered the volume of water to be to great that they had to close down laat week until tfcey can get In a larger pump and engine. Theae people have been to tb Klondike and aay they would rather chance Caatle creek thai the Klondike. lAst week Meaara. Bumhart ft Wele- hard of Corning, la., delivered on th ground about one half mile below My tic, on the lower end of the old Fargo claim, a flfty-horae-power boiler an J engine to run an eight-Inch centrifugal pump, and men are now engaged In etting the am up and It will be In operation In ten day. Meaara. Thompson ft Hymer alao laat week delivered a flfty-hore-power out- lit to operate an eight-Inch pump Just oppoalte the lower end of the witch at Mystic, and men are now cngag4 In setting up the machinery. It will be In operation 4nside of two weeks. Sev eral year ago a shaft waa sunk at this place and rich bedrock waa found, but the water was so great and trouble wlih the claim owners and other reasons caused a auspensioo of rork, the haft being filled up with floods and nothing haa been done since. But a few men are required In sinking shaft, so there Is no nsed of an Influx of h bor until theae companies begin drifting along Uve bedrock, which they all Intend to do until they fully prove the around la either rich or poor. This country will come Inside of the gov ernment forestry reserve, and It main to be seen what effect that will have on mining interests. A NEW QUARTZ MILL. A man named Hoyt, at Chicago, has Invented and patented a quarts mill which la Its principle and design is different from any other and promises to revolutionise the treatment or free j milling ores. Th mill work upon th principle of the old-style Souring mlTl . burr. The burrs are made ot case- hardened steel and are not susceptible to bruising or injury by coming la eon. tact with the hardest rook. Ths era Is flrat broken to a quarter inch then It is fed into the mill or burrs la a manner similar to feeding ths burrs with wheat . The ore Is crushed to pass through loo-mert screen aad passes from the mill over amalgwa ptatee, there owl"! three platea to each mllL It requires less water than ths old-fashioned stamp mill process and It is claimed, give doc bettor results A pair burrs (whkt are called a Bill) will of Is - a oc Doth tbe method and results vbsa Syrup of Fig 1 Ukcn; It it plsaaa&t and refreshing to tho taste, and acta Ently jet promptly on ths Kidneys, vor and Dowels, cleanses ths system effectually, dispels colds, bead- aohos and f overs ana cures habitual oonstlp&Uon. Syrup of Figs is ths OD'y rtn;cuy or iu k mi vr ifto duood, plaoating to ths taste and ao- ocptabls to tho stomach, nrornpt in Its action ana truiy oonenoiai in ra effects, prepared onlr from ths most healthy and agreeabfssubstaaos, ltd many cxoollent qualities oomxnstvi it to all and have mads It tbe aocat popular remedy known. Brap of Figs is for sals la 0 .Mint bottles by all leading drug gists. Any reliable druggist vaa may not havs it on saA will procure It promptly for any one who wishes to try it Do not aoospt any substitute. cxuFcr.m m srz'j? col GSStJUi. U. il7 NCtj MiM TO HIS ETERNAL HOME. Joseph B. Schaller in a Fit of Despon dency Commits Suicide. Th body of Joseph B. Schaller, cold and rigid In death, waa found la Ed. Ryaa'a bed room, at Terry .at 10 o'clock Tuesday nlttlit. It was evident that he had been dead some time, possibly several daya, aa ths body had become dis colored and mortified. Coroner Whitehead waa notified and yesterday morning held an Inquest and autopsy, tbe verdict of th jury being to effect that deceased had met death by an overdose of morphine, with suicidal Intent Aa near aa w have been able to ascertain, deceased waa last seen on Bun-day forenoon and It la believed that he committed the deed that alternoon. "Joe," aa he waa familiarly known, had realditd In Deadwood and the Northern Hllla, engaged In varloua i c-rupatlona, a!nc 18M5, and bad an exten tn acquaintance and was highly esteemed. He waa born ln Michigan, win-re bo wu rcarod aud given a good tduratlttn. He took a thorough course t ,ia. y miii when a young man had a One drug business In a prosperous town In that atate. Ha waa also treasurer or me county in which as lived for two term a Jo moved to Clark, 8. D., ia th early eighties and waa enaaaed in the drug bualnea. Hs came to the Hills In IM and his first mployment here was In ths Home- stake mine where he worked about a year. Subsequently he wm employed t the Iron Hill smelter at Carbona.. oe left that work and entered the em ploy of Dr. Stein, In this city, remain ing thers a few months. Hs wsnt to work for K. O. Phillips in 1888 and re mained In the position of manager of Mr. Phllllpa' drug buain uatil 1ID, whea bs quit and went to work for the Oolden Reward Mining company, at Terry, as a miner. Joe waa a very com patent man In vry capacity he as sumed and hla employers speak la the highest term of him aa a verr conscientious and loyal man. Joe waa a whole-souled fellow and many a seedy person haa found on his part a cheerful response to aa appeal for help. He was generous to a fault and poae9d an amiable disposition, cheerful and accommodating on all oo-caslons and treated everyone alike. Deceased did not leave even a aerated of a pen to clear the mystery surround ing hla designs upon his own Ufa. Bs had been In III health for some time and friends believe the fatal drug was taken while In the throes of a fit ot des pondency and remorse. His untimely death Is universally deplored and tt was ths chief topic of discussion la this city yesterday. Joe was of German parentage, aad waa 41 years ot age at the time f Ala death. Hla parent sUll res de In Michigan. Deiweaed left a wltliw and two beautiful daughters, who reurtde at Chicago, tbe young ladles being ln their teens and the elder being a very talented musician. A telegram was re celved last evening from the elder daughter, earing they are unable to come here. The funeral will be held at I o'clock this afternoon from Os- born'a undertaking eetubllshme&t oa Sherman street, uader the auspices ot Deadwood Lodge No. ?, A. F. and A. M. of which leceaaed waa a member U. good standing. He also belonged to Terry Peak Miners' Union. , THE PENOBSCOT. Frank McLaughlin la working a small crew of mlnsra at the Penobscot ground, at Garden Ctty, belonging 10 R. M. Maloney. Th main tunnel haa been run over tOO feet with the forma tion and th face at the end tt IS feot wide and 10 feet high, solid ore with no waste, and an average cample shows a valus of $38.70 per ton in gold. mt. McLaughlin is not shipping at preernt; his men are engaged running a cross-sut tunnel toward ths west to sxplcre ancthar shoot ot or knows to sxitt only a short distance away and wtLS It Is tboujM will prove as larx axa rich as tae mala shoot The Ploater-Th&es is a ,-f.t 1 Ulag me Han. , The sale of th. ; land Consolidated yesterday, was one of the most Important mining transactions Hint ever oc-cm red In the lilitck HUN. The property was sold by the sheriff, to satisfy judgment of foreclosure cbtalne'd on the Ztith of January, by Alfred 0. Smilh as trustee for the bondholder. for $33S.7!h.2. The property waa bid ! in by 1 tat Iim k W. Seaman, as trustee for the bondholders. 'Mils sale Is In the nature of a reor ganization of the corporation and soon ii w company will be formed with a vlt w to opeinlltig the property on ao extensive stale. The new company wl.l not be changed materially from the iHTsonnel of the old stockholders. The old Indebtedness will be expunged by the Is-t'iniice of stock to the amount of JJ.Vi.iitin. and the proposition made (he bondholders Is a very liberal on.-. They propose to rmcel the dlf- feu nee between the Bin unit of their JihUment. SN.":i8.42 and the amount of the capital stock, f2.'0.000, which Is lins.T'js. In other wohU the bond-holders will concede this amount and expect the members of th new cum- p.iny to suliscillie In proportion to their Interests In the former company. The company will resum; operations In I lie iieur future. In all probability Hide will be a consolidation of the rurciauil anil Clinton Mining compa nies, wlioee properties lie adjacent and v lid h ai-e substantially Identical aa re- 1 hhI their sttfckholdci s A double compartment shaft will be sunk ta tintit.lto and It will doubtless be sunk un the 'hie dividing the Pert land and Clinton groups, thus developing both properties. It Is believed that the UUiirtlte will be reached at 360 feet or t hereabouts and a numli-r of promi nent mining men agree up'in this point i'lie Portland company, aa la well known, bus opened a large fine body of ore of a good grade. This I upon the upper or what la termed the third contact by the Paid Mountain mlnera. The Clinton company, in It working on the west slox of the mountain, haa opened a second contact at some dis tance lower than the Portland workings, where a better quality of ore waa opened. The ore upon the lowest con tact Is still better. The stockholders nf the company are uvm of large wealth and are able to carry on work of largo magnitude. The Portland Is the pioneer company of Bald Mountain and Its operation have been historic. The company was organized In 1S79 and proceeded to de velop lu property. Ore bodies wore dls lovrretl and assays allowed the or to carry high value In precious metals The dlltlcult problem was to treat ths ore, A :o-stamp mill was built In 1880 at a large cost, aa transportation by leama waa very expenalve In those days, and supplies and labor were high l he mill was started upon the ores but It was soon discovered that the gold could not be saved by amalgamation and the stamp mill was a dead letter, The company, however, experimented for years upon processes for treating the ores, and It was In this way that the large horded debt was built up. Finally, when barrel chlorlnatlon was proven a commercial success In thla city by the Golden Reward com pany, an auxiliary corporation of the rortland Mining company erected a fine chlorlnatlon plant In this city. It was not successful however, owing to mismanagement. The mill was de stroyed by fire upward of three years ago. By this reorganization 'he company will be placed upon a good, substantial business basis and will be clean and clear for new work. TWO niT DISTRICT. The Two lilt Mining district, situat ed two miles east of this rlty, promises to be a second Leadville. Although there has not been any activity In the district, to apeak of, until within the past alx months, It Is now the liveliest ramp In the country. Considering the short period of time the companies and owners of cronertv have been onerat I " " , the rulu ,re ioietA wonderful, The Hardin company strurh ita ore lody In October, last At that time this company, Pat Smith and Mike Powers were practically the only ones In that vicinity who were doing any work, worthy of mention, Since Oc- taber there have been eight of th fin est hoisting plants ln the country built and aa many substantial shaft aunk, whlls numerous smaller companies and Individuals are sinking shafts and prs paring to put up hoisting plants. Th prominence attained by Two Bit In so short a Urns Is remarkable. There Is no doubt that It Is a vsry rich dls- trict, all mining experts agree that It Is a wonder. Several of the shafts being sunk are rapidly approaching ths depth where the ore sonee will be found, and of - - Th Only High Crad Baklru Powdor Offered at a lAodsrstc Price. pfT nnnn las iBlf Is! saail SSla vlaable to maxeaveral change In her construction. The work haiaecupied the put all tnontba. Owlntio the dangerous char acter of the wttt for which she waa dealgned. eterjltuU had to be thoroughly gene eajr, that h might be HrtecC - v ,"V 4 : i , KO.ll 07 eany mwnug we scaivw m ere wua vw vy lona ox vrm ia at bout, aw a &aa aaarc n auvwameu to oiaev cause aad good Spirit. , .!" t ' ' . rv : r1'-. ...

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