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THE SUMPTER MINER
Wednesday, .April 22, iooj
Order to Be Placed at Once
Rich Ore in Sight and Devel
A. (Joiner, of Geiscr &, Hondryx,
superintendent of tbo Midway Min
ing company, in tho Cracker Creek
diBtrict, hat) jiiHt (intoned tho epoclfl
cations for a big lot of machinery,
the order for which in to bo placed
at once. Tho order consists of an
IiiKonioll'ScrKoant four-drill air com
pressor, a l'Jfi horHO powor boiler,
feed pumps, an up-to-dato electric
liKhtlntt plant for tho mlnoB, a cylin
der hoiutliiK plant with a capacity of
1,500 foot depth toKothor with all
necessary accessory machinery. This
blK lot of machinery will bo ordered
at once and Installed immediately
upon its arrival.
Superintendent Coiser roturnod
yi-stenlny from a trip to tho property,
and reports satisfactory process in
the way of development work, lie
recently completed a sixty-two foot
crosscut, and is drifting to the west
along tho foot wall in a high grade
streak some twelve feet wide. An
assay made a short time ago rovealed
a value of ftlH.flO a ton.
The M Id way Is In tho Cracker
Creek district on tho mother lode
system, and is looming up as a first
.Mr. (ielser is also superintendent
of the (Sold Pan on Huckolborry
mountain, another good property.
A hoisting plant has already been
ordered and is now on the way. This
plant has a 500. foot capacity. In
the meantime the raising head frame
and the shaft house are being con
structed on the property.
TO BUILD ANOTHER
David Wilson, of Spokane. Will
Probably Erect Business
House This Season.
David Wilson, of Hpokatie, who is
largely interested in property here,
arrived in the city this week. Mr.
Wilson's faith In the camp is evi
denced by the fact that he Is contem
plating the erection of other build
lugs to add to his already extensive
holdings here. He said:
"It is my purpose to put up more
business houses in Sumpter this season
but my plans are not sutllcleutly ma
tured to speak detliiltely upon the
subject. There might be some slip
In the matter, and I do not care to
go Into details.
"Kverythlng presents a prosperous
appearance here and it looks very
much like the coming season is going
to be the best ill the history of the
Mr. Wilson already owns four big
bricks and other minor properties in
the city, it Is understood that he
contemplates putting up another
brick building on Mill street between
(iraiiite and Sumpter streets this sum
mer, though he stated he was not in
a position to say delluitely that this
Wll Knowu Mluir Dd.
Peter (iaguoii, a veteran mining
man and prospector, died very Mid-
denly of heart disease Saturday at
Greenhorn City. He was an old time
miner and well known throughout the
diBtrict. The remains were taken to
Walla Walla, Washington, for burial.
Mammoth Stockholders Meet
in Baker City.
At the meeting of the stockholders
of the Mammoth Gold Mining com
pany, held in Daker City last week,
the following board of directors was
elected: A. E. Smith, of Lowell,
Massachusetts; Charles C. Carter,
Lowell, Massachusetts; T. W. David
son, of Sumpter; C. A. Johns, of
Ilakor City; Frank Phllbrlck, of
The proporty 1b located on the big
voln system of the Cracker Creek dls
trlct, and is presenting unmistakable
evidences of dovoloplng into one of
tho big mines in this colobrated min
eral .one. The compauy 1b not giv
ing out tho details of operation, but
it has a largo forco of men at work
and it Is understood that a big show
ing in tho way of dovolopmont work
Is to bo inado this summer.
REDUCED RATES FROM THE EAST
Commencing February 16 and con
tinuing until April 30, there will bo low
rates from tho east via the Illinois Cen
tral railroad to all Washington, Oregon
and Idaho points. If any of your friends
or relatives in the cast are coming west
whilii these rates aro in effect, give us
their namo and address, and we will
make it our business' to see that they are
given the best possible service. We
oMirate through isirsouully conducted
excursion cars, and in fact give you tho
benefit of tlie latest conveniences known
to modern railroading. We have fifteen
different routes between the east and
the west, and are in position to give you
the lienelit of the best combinations.
Write us and we will give you full par
ticulars. B. II. Trumbull,
Com'l Agent 111. Cent. Hailroad,
142 Third Street, Portland, Ore.
Giant Powder is tho best by test in
the world. T. G. Harrison agent.
Mining deeds for sale at this ortlce.
Mrs. J. H. Bray
Mill St.. seconj Joor south ul StoJJarJ's Store
Ladies' and Children1! HONE MADE APRONS
A lellow stockholder nnj associates, lew In
vestors ul CO"J stanjlni;, the Jlrectors preferring
to Kite such p tiles an mslJe Jeal rattier than to
spenJ tlie money In sprocket aJverils nc, ll4 It
nut I'een lor the Jealhs ol .Messrs. HraJiry. Well
anJMetcall, the lormer owner. THIS PftOPCRTV
MIGHT TODAY HAVE HAD A RCCORO OF
10 000,000 PROOUCCD, INSTEAD OF
S2.000.000, the P esent workings line been
larrli-J to a vertical Jeplh ol lets than 400 leet.
THE PRESENT DEVELOPMENTS INDICATE
THAT WITH PROPER HANDLINQTHE PRO
DUCTION MAV EASILY REACH StSO.000,
000 loucanjuJue lor ouiselvesas to the aJ
ant.iKeol anlntetlmenl In a poverty ol this kin J,
which l Jut on the threshold ol Its gieatest pros
perity, an J In which mi one has secured a dollar's
worth l slo.k except at II has t-een PAID I OH (not
In services, but l-y lASII). This Is In the nature ol
a close corporation, maJe up ol a lew mining anj
business men, who Jo not court pu I ells'-
loan InteresteJ patty we shall be a J la seiJ a
statement ot the lact with proofs. The fullest In
vesication Is JeslreJ, anJ every lacllltv w II be at
lorJeJ in orJer that vou may prove the statements
The Sanger Bold Mining Go.
41) K, Postal Telegraph HIJ. New Voik.
A Chance For
FOUR claims within a short distance of the
Red Boy district can be bonded at reason,
able terms, to be paid after the end of one
year. Work to be commenced immediately.
A shaft has been sunk and 300 feet of tunnel
driven. A gcod cabin and fine timber land
goes with the claims. Assays make fine show
ing. Parties desiring to examine the property
will be taken out to the claim.
For Further Information Call on
The Sumpter Miner
Tho Oregon Smelting and Refining Company is now ready to purchase
Base Bullion, Amalgam, Zinc Slimes, and Placer Gold. If more conven
ient these may be delivored at tlie First National Bank of Sumpter, which
will receipt for the same. Jt j j j j Your business is solicited.
MOUNTING BOARD 3
STATIONERY OF ALL KINDS
fiercer Drug 0.
IF YOU WISH TO
Either to buy Gilt Edge Stocks, a Prospect
that is "the Making of a Mine," or one that
is already made, write me what you want
and permit me to submit a proposition.
MINES AND MINING STOCKS