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Wednesday, August 26, 1903
THE SUMPTER MINER
NEW MASONIC LODGE.
To Be Instituted With Appro
priate Ceremonies Satur
The new Masonic hall on Center street
is now practically completed nnd fur
nished, and u lodge will be instituted
Saturday evening. A dispensation lias
been granted by the Grand Lodge, and
the Grand Master is expected to take
part in the ceremonies. Following are
the officers of the new lodge :
Thomas MuEwen, worshipful master;
Prank Jewett, senior warden; ll. F.
Davis, junior warden.
Between thirty and forty etitions for
membership have been received and the
new lodge will start under most auspic
ious conditions. A special train from
Baker City will bring the visiting breth
ren from that point. After the cere
monies a banquet will be served in the
The new Masonic building is a Biibstan
tial stone structure erected by Thomas
McEwen at a cost of (5,000. The hall is
beautifully finished and furnished. The
decorative work is under charge of Mr.
Davis. The Sumpter Masons have a
building and lodge of which they may
feet of lumber a day. Development op
erations arc being pushed rapidly ahead
at the property.
Brief Resume of Rev. Wilder' Two
Kev. J. M. Wilder, pastor of the Meth
odist church, left yesterday to attend
the Idaho conference, which convenes at
Boise tomorrow Of course it is not
known to what charge he will be sent,
whether he will return here or not.
Kev. Wilder, during his two years'
pastorate here, has built up the church
wonderfully, not only from a spiritual
but from a financial standpoint as well.
When he came here his first services
were held in one of the ante rooms to
the opera house. Now thero is a (3,000
church and an (800 parsonage all paid for.
The last business meeting of this confer
ence year was held Monday evening and
the books showed no indebtedness.
Dr. Ed W. Mueller wae elected to rep
resent the local church at the lay elec
toral conference, which also meets at
Boise to elect a delegate to represent the
laity of the Idaho conference at the
quadrennial conference at Los Angeles,
which meets next May. He will leave
Smelter Company Opens Brick Yard of
16400 Dally Capacity.
The brick yard operated .by the Ore
gon Smelting & Refining company has
started operations and already has 200,
000 brick ready for the market. The
dally capacity of the plant is 10,000
brick, which may be increased if the de
mand warrants it.
The output is of a very superior qual
ity, and those who are in a position to
know say it cannot be equalled in East
Line oi Samples From Victor Show Sat
Manager Hendryx, of the Victor, is
carrying out a systematic development
policy. He is now working at three
points on the property, namely Victor
tunnel No. 1, Cracker Oregon Extension
and sinking on the Victor vein. The
shaft is down seventy feet.
A recent line of samples brought in by
Mr. Hendryx gave the following results:
Victor tunnel, (4.15; shaft, (15.5(1;
Cracker Oregon Extension, (140; Juno
Bug shaft, (1,054.59; Cracker Chief,
MACHINERY IN OPERATION.
New Sawmill and Hoist Started Yesttt
day at Midway.
The new hoisting plant nnd sawmill at
the Midway began operations yesterday
and everything is now going in fine
The hoist has a depth capacity of 2,
000 feet and the sawmill will cut 10,000
THE HIGHEST YET.
Assay of Gold Bug Ore Gave $3,775 20
To the Ton.
President Van Vleet, of the Gold Hug,
got one of the highest assays the other
day which 1ms ever been made from this
property. The ore was gold sulphides
and showed a value of (U,775.'J0 to the
ton. Gold Bug ore has showed some ex
ceptionally high assays, but this is
among the highest yet recorded.
President Van Vleet and Photographer
J. W. Cowden were at the property a
few days ago and secured a tine line of
views of the mine and surroundings.
Dr. Moulton Here.
Dr. S. M. Moulton, of Minneapolis,
treasurer of the Turnaguin Arm com
pany, accompanied by Mrs. Moulton,
arrived in the city yesterday to look
after the interests of the company. In
company with Manager Bellman, Dr.
and Mrs. Moulton drove up to the Cali
fornia to inspect the new mill which re
cently went Into commission.
Timber and Homestead Filings.
Timber and homestead tilings, as well
as final proofs, can be made before
Charles H. Chance, United States Com
missioner, office in First National Bank
of Sumpter building, Sumpter, thus sav
ing applicants expense of a trip to La
TIMBER LAND ACT JUNE j. i8t.-noticb for
United Stetes Unit Offict, I
La Grand, Oregon, Aur. t4 ioi t
Nolle Is htrtby given that fit compliance with th
provisions of th act ol congress of June i, iStB, en
tltltd "An act for th sal ol timber landa In th stetes
of California, Oregon, Nevada and Washington Ter
rltory. as txtendcdto all th Public Land states by
act of August 4. iS.
of Sumpter, county of Baktr, state of Oregon,
has this day filed In this ofc his sworn statement
No. Soo, for the purchase of the neK neX of sec.
I and eH leg and setf neji of section No. 5,
In township No. n south, range No jr IWM, and
will offer proof to show that thlnd sought Is more
valuable for Its timber or stone thin for agricultural
purposes, and to establish his claim to said land be
fore Chas. H. chance. U. S. Commissioner at
Sumpter, Oregon, on Thursday, the 5th day of
November, too j. ... ,.
He names as witnesses: William A, Green. David
S. Clark, Augusta J. Denny and Andrew J. Denny,
all of Sumpicr, Oregon.
Any and all persons claiming adversely the above
described lands are requested to file their claims in
this office on or before said jth day of Nov., iooi
E. W. UARTIBTT. Register.
TMIEI UN, ACT MIE 3, 1I7I-HTICE FN
United States Land Office.
La Grande. Oreron. Aue. n. 1001. 1
Notice is hereby given that In compliance with the
provisions of the act of Congress of June 1. 18,8, en
titled "An act for the sale of timber lands in the
Stairs nf California. Oregon, heviJi and Washing
ton Territory," as extendeJ to all th I'ubllc Land
Mates by act 01 August 4. x:
CHARLES L. FERRY,
of Sumpter, county of Biker, State of Oregon,
his tnis day nied in mis oince mi iworn naie
merit No. a8 17, tor the purchise of the itH of sec
tion No. ti, In townihlp No. 10 S, range No. ),e w M,
and will offer nrool 10 ihnw thit the land sought Is
more valuable for Its timber or Hon, than for agri
cultural purposes, and to establish nis emm 10 sau
Ian 1 hfnr Ch. II. Chance. U. S. Commissioner.
t Sumpter, Oregon, on Friday the 6th day of No
He names is witnesses: William A. Green, An
drew J. Dewar, Isaic Williamson and Jasper Crouse,
ill of sumpter, Oregon.
Any anJ ill persons claiming iJversely the above
described lands ire requested to file their claims In
this ottice on or before sild 6th day of Nov., 190).
E. W. IlAKTLETT, Register.
Stock Now 5 Cents
Par Value $1.00
The mine of the Greenhorn (5 old
Minos mid Developing Company Is
located on tlio Greenhorn nuiuiitiiln,
nenr Greenhorn City nnd Sumpter,
Oicgou. Is organized under the
InwH of tho Stato of Oregon.
Prominent milling men of Oregon
nnd business mon of Mlhviiiikeo nru
its office. Capitalization I? 1,000, -000,
8000,000 treasury stock. Of
tho 100,000 shares to bo sold at oij
per sluiro Hourly 50,000 shares have
boon subscribed for, the lmliiuco,
50.000 shares, of the 5u stock, Ih
being quickly bought. Tho next
iillotmont will bo sold nt 10c per
The mine is surrounded by several
producing mines, tho company litis it
clear title of tho property, has no
debts, no promoter's stuck, all
claims on the vein. Will bo ii
producer nnd dividend payor within
a short time. Work has boon com
menced and stock will lie advanced
us development work progresses.
Tills Is ii business proposition, not a
speculation. For further particu
lars, write for prospectus. Address
CHAS. SCIIOLL, Secietiiry, or
MOSKS P. KEOG1I, Treasurer, of
tho Greenhorn Gold Mines and
Developing Company. Offices, 1107
Matthews building, Milwaukee. Wis.
MINING AND INDUSTHUL
Books are now open for subscriptions
to the PaelHe Lumber ami l.ivo Stock
Company, an industrial of unusual
merit. Look into it.
A group of mines with IKX) feet of de
velopment work done, demonstrating
value will bo sold as a whole or will sell
one-half interest and work thoproiwrty
in connection with purchaser. Best
cliaiicu in tho district.
F. O. BUCKNUM
SUMPTER, - OREGON
BEST BUY IN
1 have io.ooo Shares of Gilt Edge Mining
Stock, on which it is absolutely necessary
that I raise some money. It is in the
Grizzly Gold Mining Co.
You can have it in one bunch for j cents,
in broken blocks 4 cents. j j Address
Quartand Placer Loca
tions, Tunnel Claim and
Water Right Locations,
Proof of Labor, Affidavit
of Discovery Work
Mining Deed, Option to
Purchase, Quit Claim
Deed, Lease j 4
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