In the Ajax, Gold Coin and other Battle mountain properties the water level is graduallv falling. ... The Portland Gold Mining Company also declared this week its regular quarterly dividend of three cents per snare, or $90, 000. ... The Ventana mine in Souora, Mex., has been bought by H. Smith, manager of the Palimentas mine, for Philadelphia capitalists. ... Alpine and Alpine Eagle properties, an immense impetus will be given to the numerous mining enterprises already established inanbsp;...