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GOLD
A.
4

W.

Ross
St., f

nining Broker

King
154 St.

St. East,

James

Also Spokane. Wash., K«i>slar Vancouver, B.C.

British Columbia Silver Mines

NOVtMBtR,

1890.

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K055LAND Q2LD AINE5
PR1T15M COLaAPIA

JAMLb

Sl

WILLIAMS

PHlNfiHS

TORONTO

Colonna Sold

7*Aining Co.

Iiicorporalecl unclci llio laws of ilie Province of Hritish Columbia, Companies' Act, 1S90, and amcndini; A(t>. (Aipital Slock, 1,000,000 shares; par value, $1.00 each, fully paid and no:i-assess;d)U'. Treasury Stock, 200,000 shares par value, $l.(X) each. Head Otlice
:

nn<l

Mine, Kossland,

li.C.

_N

placini; the treasury

shares

ol

ihi-.

C^)mpany (limited

liability)

on

llu'

market, the Hoard of

Directors are confident that they are offering the investing public a grand opportunity for

cheap, safe investment

in

one of the future great mines of the now famous Trail Creek Camp.
the centre of the

The

C<)lonna, taken >lrictiy as a legitimate mining venture, atlords the l>iggest opportunities of any
in

property

the district.

Situated
its

in

Monte

Cr'sto nu^untain producers, with

ii>

excellent natural surroundings,

good ore transportation
even
in

facilities, its

large deposits of high-grade
it

-hipping ore, the owners of the Buckeye claim for this property that

has, for the

amount of

development work done, not an

e(|ual

the wonderful Trail Creek C'amp.

Colunna (iold Mining Co. the Buckeye, No. 2—-is situated on the west slope of Monte Cristo Mountain, and is a triangular->liai>ed piece of ground twenty-two acres in extent, lying between the Monte Cristo, Kvening Star, Silverine and Eddie J. Claims.

The property

of the

»i<«W«tBi»JH||P'

Assays made by Cronan

&

Gillespie, assayers,

Rossland, for G. E.

Pfunder, on account of

Colonna mine

:

Date.
1895.

Descrittion.

Gold.
ledge

Coii'kk.

Percent.
3

Oct.

— Soft
No.
I

oxidized rock from
iiDii

7 50

Oct.
Oct.

from ledye No, 2 8— Biarko.\ideore from ledf^e No.
Ilaid
sliiift

Trace
i,

9— Soft,

33

V
Oct. 10

yellow oxidized matter, from Icd^M' No. 1 65 Hlack oxide ore. led«e No. 1 33 Small pierces same 38 20 Black o.xide ore from ledfje No. I 3820 Soft, red ore, ledfie No. 1 84 80 Drillin-is. ledge No. 2 Trace
7 60

^y^

24^

Oct.

13— Footvvall. shaft
Hanging
wall, shaft

7 60

assays ever

The above are not picked assays, but are a/i the made from ore from the Bucl<eye. The Buckeye is the Hr.st mining property in the camp to
vvilli

be phiced on the market

a

body of pay ore

TttUBSSt

actually in sight.

Twenty tons of
on arcount of

this ore are already
its

on the clump.

This ore commands a premium

at the Trail smelter

copper

attriliutes.

Work
will
lie

is

being pushed on the Colonna.
feet further to

Two
1

shafts
shaft.

on the

cross-cut tunnel,
shaft

driven 75

connect with No.

The

house

is

now in 50 feet, under construction
wide.

Work

on No. 2 shaft has shown an open vein of black oxide of copper three
feet.

feel

A

lower

tunnel will be run to gain a depth of 500
to be used

Air

drills will

be used in both tunnels, the power

coming from Monte
IVorlif,
sliaft

Cristo's

new compressor

plant.

There

the open cut and the shafts

make

the property a favorite here,

is a magnificent showing in and the stock has found a leady

market.

— Toronto
in

Nov. Qlh.
cent,

Ore

No, 2

\m\)XO\ Q.— 7^oronto

on Colonna assays 24 per IVorlci/, Nov. lOth.
l)y

copper and the showing continues
Montreal, to

to

Cleorge I'funder has been instructed
all

James

F.

Wardner, who
in

is still

in

j)Ut

on

the

men

he can work to advantage on the Coionna, ami
in the cross-cut tiuinel

accf)rdance with these instructions he

has resumed work

with two
i

shifts.

The

tunnel

is

now
is

in filty feet

and has
6lh.

seventy-five feet yet lo run to get under the No.

shaft.

A

shaft-house

being erected over the

No.

I

shaft,

which

will

be continued

down

to connect with the tunnel.

Rossland AIinc>\ Nov.

W^e have shares
to advance,

in the

Colonna
it

at 15c. per share for a very short time.

As

this stock

is

sure

we recommend

to the public.

5

IWI WIl

l

<hl

l««

l

'"fl

,

IIP*

Evening Star Sold fining
N'umljcr of Miaix-.s,
1,000, txxj;

Co.

par valur, $l.co.
lias
l)efii

6

I'^'i

I

ERE
found

is

no

lont^cr

any rcaxsnalilc doiibl but that the pay ledge
It

cut

by the lower

tunnel of the Evening Star.
;

but, while a

was thought, two weeks or more ago, this ledge had been ledge was really cut, and while it was a very large one (being about
it

seventeen

feet in

width), the ore in

passing this ledge, two or three stringers of pay ore were passed

was much scattered and not of a protitable grade. Now the ore liody found

After
in

the

Cronan tunnel above se(.-ms to have been discovered at a depth of about 100 feet from the surface. The lower tunnel lanu- inlo what appeared to be a strong ledge several days ago, and this morning had ;\))parenlly got through it Tlie last four or five feet were in i)recisely the same kind of ore as found in the Cronan tunnel abo\ e. No assays had been made up to the time The Mini r went to
press, but the texture, color

and general character of the ore leave no doubt
is

as to

its

grade.
;

It

i->

not in solid mass, and will save to be sorted, as that which
the grade
is

found in the Cronan tunnel

but

if

high, this

is

of no consequence.
will

Superintendent ScralVord

extend his tunnel a few

feet to see if

he

is

entirely through the

ledge, and will then drift both

ways on the ore body.
.

It will

now be

the policy of the

Evening

6

wm^^m^amt

Star

the shaft

Company tf> [iress the prfxhtrtivo rap.icity of the mine to the utmost. now down about 35 feet, Irom the Oonan tunnel ami from
linii'

Ore

will

be taken from
It

the lower tunnel.

is

believed 15 tons a day can be taken out from this

forward.

A
l)y

contraei has been
will

made

for the

hauling of the ore to the ("nlumbia and Western Railroad,

which shipment
lie

be made to the Trail smaller.

Mr.
for

Hein/.L-

went out and evamined the

M\ine carefully,

was much pleased and contracted
shippin;^
at the

the entire output.

— Rosshind
A spur
will

Miner,

Sept. 2Sth.

The Evenini; Star
bia and
in shortly

is

two carloads

of ore a week,
it

'i'he

ore

is

delivered to the Colum-

Western Railroad
shaft
nov\

depot, to which point

is is

hauleii in wa<;ons.

be put

within half a mile of the mine, and
is

when

this

done the >hipmcn;s
tunnel,

will

be increased.

The
It is

down 40

feel

on the vein and shows

five feet of shipping; ore in the

bottom.

a little below the level of the
last

announced
It

will

have to

which i> i" 200 feet, as week, has cut the vein too. .\ drift is being run to the west to conned with the shaft. be Iriven 50 feet mme on the vein to gel under the shaft. The showing here is si\
tunnel.

(>onan

The lower

feet

of arsenical iron ore.

Preparations are

now being made

to

ship the ore obtained from this

drift.

The
feet

vein appears to have been completely cross-cut by the tunnel,
five feet are
at

and shows

to be about

nine

wide, of which about

ore—

/xo^slaiui Afincr, Oct.

2nd
the purchase.

We

have slock

in this

company

26 cent-^ per share, and can

recommemi

m

Silverine Sold JV\ining Co.
A
good
l)uy at
tiuH'
1

2^*2

cents per share.
a

J

being
wi(hli.

SHORT

ago

Star on the north

and southeast.
continued.
Tlie ore
is

It

new vein was disouvt-red on the Silveriiu-, whidi adjoins the Evening Ii was found in the southwest portion of the claim and runs northwest lias now been slrijiped for a distance of 150 feet and the process is slill
.so

/

The work
a solid

far

done

lias

disclosed

a
to

vein

from

six

to thirty inches in

arsenical iron

and runs from $6

$20

in gold.

continued until a suilal)Ie place to sink a shaft has been disct)vere(l
has been discontinued in the meantime.

The stripping will he The work on the old vein

Tlie Big Tl2Pee Gold j/vining Co. Officers — Rufu.s H. i'ope, Cookshire, Que., President; O.
Wash., R. Dalby
>iorkill, Jr.

G l^aberee, Rossland, B.C., Vice-President; R. Ualby Morkill, Jr., Rossland, B.C., .Secretary-Treasurer. Trustees Rufus II. I'ope, |av 1'. Graves, Spokane, Wash., O. G. Laberee, Chas. Wolf, Spokane,

.-^..rti.

fJ^E

wish to

call

the attention of the investing public to the fact
is

th.i*.

the policy pursued by

^^
lh(",

Jrafls

successful

mining men,
all in

to

invest in a large

number of

different

mines instead of
(ii)Kl

investing their
in

one property

This

is

the policy of the hU:

Three

Mining

Company

ronsolidating th<'se three or.ipeilies into

one comjiany, thereby giving the smaller

investor an ecpial clianc

with larger

.e>li)rs,

and

ic

company

has

in*

hesitancy in staling that

are offering one of the safest naning invtslmenls ever oflcie<l, as these three properties were
01
th'.'ir

all

bought

inilivioual merits.

expenses

will

be materially reduced.

Hy he system adopted, through For instance, one set of iii;u

consoliilatioii, the

operating
to

hiiiery

will

be

sufllciciit

develop
from the

aiitl

operate the .Snow .Shoe and Southern Belle Claims; also

much money may
manage

be siived

fact that the

general manager, chief engineer and ntfire employees re(niired to operate

the entire groii]) wiil not

be more than would be n-ouired to )ir(»perly

a .single pr"nerty

under the ordinary system of separate organi/ations.

SOUTHERN BELLE. — This
slojie of K<-'d

property consi.sLs of about thiily acres, situated on the northeast

ClifT on the north, and the \'iew on the east — evidently two valuable miius located on two sidles of this property The de\elopment work consists of two shafts, about fil'teen feet to twenty feet each, resulting in the exposition of very jiromising ore. By the recent development on the ''\'iew" mine, one of the adjoining properties on which work

Mountain, which adjoins the

has been done, within

fifty

feet

of this claim, the continuity of this vein

is

ab.sclutely traced the

Wl

I—

1

1

m

"^

entire lenglli uf the

Southern Belle, being perfectly verified by the shafts and open cuts
feel

in this

claim.

The promoters

confident that a small expenditure will result

in

the development of a

valuable property as one of the permanent assets of the company.

The Southern

Belle, while cross-cutting

No. 3 lead, 40

feet

from the surface, struck a vein
1

four feet wide which assays forty dollars.

Mail and E»iptrt\ Nov.

2th.

SNOW
high grade

SHOE. — This

claim

is

located on the northeast slope of

Red Mountain, adjoining
east,

the

Southern Belle on the north and west, and the Northern Belle on the
develo])mcnt consists of numerou> ojK'n cuts and
for

about forty acres.
is

The
very

shafts.

The

ore taken from this claim

surface showing, and the assays have been very satisf.ictory.
is

The

vein passing

through, or making the Northern Belle mine,
for tunnel

known

as the

Snow Shoe

\'ein.

This claim lieswell

work, nnd

will

be developed by that method.

THE MASCOT. — The
which
in
all
is

Mascot-Kldorado, one of the properties now being developed by the
in the

Big Three Company, has a splendid showing, both
a continuation of the tunnel started
feet.

tunnel and in the shaft.
to be the

The

tunnel,
is

on what was supposed
lots of
It is
it.

Eldorado,

now

eighty-seven

The

face

shows very good ore and
fett.

It

occurs in seams and bunches

through the rock, the w'idest being (jighteen inches.

being run to intersect the shaft at a
out differs very materially

vertical

depth of between 150 and 200

The

ore being

now taken

10

i

ttUMMI

in

appearance from that
grained and

ii\

llic

croppings

at

the

mouth of

the tunnel.

This was

a

dark-colored,
is

coarse-grained sulphide of iron and did not carry
liner
is

j)ay value.

The

ore in the face

perceptibly
ore.

mixed with calcspar showing very similar
is

characteristics to the
It

Koolenay

In the shaft above, a niagnificent siiowing of ore
as depth
drift.

uncovered on the bottom
It is

has widened out
in the face of the

was gained

until

it

is

now

six feet

wide.

similar to what

is

found

It is,

however, not yet solid ore, but shows a considerable admixture of country rock and

calcspar.

There appears to be little doubt that a l)ig chute of ore similar to that of the Kootenay mine has been located in this property, and the future of the mine will depend on the extent and richness of this chute, which has yet to be determined by development. A good road has been
to the tunnel site

made
work
lucky.

and buildings have been

erected.

Everything

is

in

ship-shape order.

The

that has in so short a time
It

will

much, has been at once economical and skilful and be almost impossible from now on to make a mistake or waste a dollar in ihe
so

shown up

development of the property.

There

is

a great

showing

of ore on the Mascot.

In our issue of last week,
a

we mentioned

the

fact that the shaft

had four

f-^et

and was

a half of ore.

At

depth of 20

feet this ore

body has widened
in

to fully five feet of very clean, fine-looking ore.

Superintendent \Villiams has also started work
feet.

the old Eldorado tunnel, which

in

about 70
It is

He

has driven

it

about 25 feet further, and
tunnel
is

Tuesday evening had

a full face of ore.

a magnificent showing.
II

The

being driven

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We

are also sole agents for this
is

Company, and

the stocks are

now

15 cents per share.

In our

opinion, this

a great investment.

Several days ago, Superintendent Williams was doing some prospecting work in the southwest
corner of the claim,

when he

ran ui)on a point of weather-worn rock which protruded hut slightly

from the

soil.

On

close examination,

he noticed

c<')pper stain

and proceeded
off,

to

do the stripping.

He

soon saw that he was on a big ledge.
plainly, in

Where

the capping was knocketl

the copper and iron

showed

some places the ore being

quite compact.

He
all

put a force of 30
Iiut

men

to

work

stripping,

ami
This

it

was almost north,
eet

with a westerly trend.

is

was soon apparent the course of the ledge something unusual for the camp, as nearly

the ledges run northeast and southwest, or east and west.

Up
16

to

Wednesday

afternoon, 100

of the ledge had been stripped,

the average width

being

feet.

Two

assays had
in gt)!d

been
four

mjide.

The

lirst

ounces

in silver,

gave $8 in gold and no test being made
as a
little

tive [ler cent. co])per.

The second gave $5

and

for

copper.
is

These assays leave no doubt

as to the value of

the discovery.

As soon

depth

had, the ore will almost certainly be of good grade.

Rossland Miner, Oct. aSih.

The
there
is

California

is

looking well.

The No.
to the

I

shaft

on the road has
2 shaft

six

inches of clean ore and
.south vein

more or ess ore through the has some ore and everything points

entire bottom.

No,

on the new north and

near approach to a solid body.

In the lower tunnel

there are

two

feet of beautiful (juartz, all lieavily
301I1.

mineralized.

The face

is

improving every day.

Miner, Nov.

The California opened into Mail and Empire, Nov. 12th.
Kighteen
150
hill.

a large

body of good-looking ore

in

shaft

No.

2 yesterday.

men

are working in the California lower tunnel,

now
I

at

no

feet.

It

will

be ilriven
top of the
is

feet,

following the lead to the cross-cut ledges, which
shaft, at

No. 2

mineralized.

55 feet, makes as good a Additional machinery will be in place

show on the surface showing as No. shaft at 40
in a

at the
feet,

and

well

few days.

— Toronto

World, Nov. l6lh.

Tfze Bldon Sold
The
This .Stock

and bilvep JAining
al

Co.
par value of $1 00
(.-ach.

Capital Stock of the corporation is 1,000,000 shares, is fully paid up and non-asse.s.sable.
of the Kkion

a

SST^'HK property
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Gold and Silver Mining Company
1,50c:) feet,

consists of
all

two mineral claims,

held under the mining acts and laws of British Columbia, being
vein, each claim being 1,500 \
;

on the same ledge or

^

containing

fifty

acres each, giving the

Company

:oo acres of mineral ground
ICcton, in close

the

tirst

claim located being the Kldon and the second being the

proximity

to the

famous Wellington mine.
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These Eldon and I'.cton mineral claims are situated about twenty miles west of Kaslo, mining town and shipjiing point on Kootenay I-ake, and two and one-half mile.^ of Wellington siding on the Kaslo and Slocan Railway, in the great Slocan mining district.
the jirincipal

Ii.C.,

norlli

The mines
is

at all

times

will

be subject to the examination of any stockholder, jnovided there

no interference with the workings of the mines.
all

The books

of the Ct)mpany will be open to the

inspection of any stockholder at

times during business hours.

We

have a number of shares

in the

above Company

at loc. per share,

and we recommend

this

as a sure investment.

Wi advise the public to purchase slock in any of the mines mentioned \n this pamphlet, and do so with confidence after taking great care in examination of the properties. solicit correspondence, and will be pleased at all times to give information, references or special quotations on all standard British Columbia mining stocks and believe it will be advantageous for intending purchasers to consult us. owing to the fact that vvc have agents in all the principal mining camps of British Columbia, who are looking ;iftei om interests.
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We

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, APPLY TO

A.

W. ROSS &
15

CO.,

TORONTO AND MONTREAL

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LAST,

TORONTO
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154 ST.

.lAHES ST.,

MONTREAL.

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