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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 15, 1899)
Wednesday, November K, 1899
THE SUMPTER MINER.
Grizzly Gold Mining Company
The Grizzly Gold Mining company Is
distinctively a Similiter Institution, owned,
ofticered and to lie operated liy Sumpter
people. It was organized here last week, by gravity throueh the various nrneesses
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plunghiK Into the depression sweep the
Koldeti particles out, redeposltlng them at
a point lower down the stream. Another
reason Is that those pieces of grains not
.swept out In this manner are ground
among the rocks and sand which are con
stantly scourging in these pot holes and
in consequence actually worn out by attri
tion. When selectlnlng a site fora tunnel to
develop or work a mine, do not go so low
that the ore cannot be run from the
tunnel directly Into a mill on the breaker
floor, from which the ore would descend
Among the directors arc Arthur II
Harrison, Eugene Sperry, E. Uarchard,
E. Sanderson Smith, Cato J. Johns, John
J. Pcnhale and Albert Gclser. The offi
cers arc Arthur II. Harrison, president;
Albert Gclser, vice-president: Eugene
Sperry, secretary; J. J. Fcnhale, treasurer.
The company owns live claims, the
Grlzly Nos. i and 2, the Hanna Nos. 1
and 2 and the Gold Mug. The claims are
a direct extension of the famous Ibex
ledge, and one can stand at the mouth of
the Ibex tuiiurl and look into that of the
Grizzly. The property was under bond
to II. Sanderson Smith and was sold by
Smith 1 Sperry to the Grlzly Gold
Mining company, in which the title is
It Is the intention of the company to
begin active development at once, and
prosecute it all winter. The men con
nected with this company are a guarantee
that Its alf.ilrs will be conducted honestly
tint Intelligently; the business will be
done here at Sumpter, where Is located Its
headquarters, the money was raised here
and II Is thoroughly a home enterprise.
Hut one ollicer, tile secretary, receives a
salary, so the proceeds from the sale of
trrasury stock will go into the ground,
and not the pockets of omcials.
The company has been capitalized at
fjoo.ooo, divided into 1 ,000,000 shares at
.1 par value of fifty cents.
Pknty of Game and no Tretpau Notice
Around Canyon City.
'I here Is no other place In Oregon
where the true sportsman can enjoy him
self with less resttlctlous than In the
muuutalus ami valleys surrounding Can
yon City. He Is allowed a liberal con
struction ol the law, and there arc no
"trespass" notices to confront him. The
mountains are alive with game of all
kinds deer and lear ate plentiful and an
occasional cougar can I found, and dur
ing the open season our citizens feast on
the first mentioned, while not a few of the
latter fall an easy prey to the unerring
ritle of our local sportsmen.
Grouse, ducks, geese, svv.iu, hrandts,
pelicans, sage-hcus and other varieties of
the feathered tribe abound and lurnlsh
rare sport for the hunter. Occasionally
.111 outside iilmrod strays hilherward
.nid such limitless opportunities are af
forded him to Indulge In his favorite pas
time that the following season Invariably
finds him on the ground again.
'I he clear, cool mountain streams, filled
with shining, gamy, speckled beauties,
hard as the rocks over which the waters,
ttow In which he darts from one deep eddy
to another, Is to some possibly a greater
attraction than the excitement attending
a deer hunt or the slaying of the ferocious
cougar. And, Indeed, there is much
pleasure hi "landing" .1 good string of
ilsh, every one of which will bend your
pole and cause your line to snap like
twisted whipcords before he yields.
It Is now the close season and it Is to be
hoped that the true sportsman will sec to
it that the "pot hunters" do not Infringe
the law, thus giving the game a chance
to multiply and the fish to spawn unmo
lested. Grant County News.
SfxcuUtloat of a Tkeorbt.
One reason why gold is seldom found
In pot holes in auriferous streams is prob
ably due the fact that swift currents
until it passes out of the mill. If there is
a heavy fall In the canyon or gulch below
the proposed tunnel site, the tunnel may
be started lower and the mill may be built
some distance down the gulch, In order
that the ore may be trammed Into the top
of the mill. Exchange.
Carl Adler Talks About Sumpter.
" We generally believe just about one
half of what we read In the newspapers,"
said Carl Adler, "but I wish to say that
the half of Sumpter's liveliness lias not yet
been placed before the world in truthful
print. Tlie town Is all right and is build
ing up by leaps and bounds. The clatter
and bang of construction work on busi
ness bricks and neat new home edifices is
heard all over the town, and, In my opin
ion, the place has fully Its claimed popu
lation of 1500, the transient population
being probably proportionately larger than
that ol any other place In the Northwest.
I should think there are at least 100 men
working on the town's new water system
plant. They are working like beavere,
since it Is desired to have the plant com
pleted and In satisfactory operation before
snow Mies. The large payroll of the men
at work on the water works plant must
be alone quite a valuable item In Sump
ter." Maker City Uemocnit.
To the Ladies of Sumpter.
Vim are respectfully Invited to Inspect a
beautiful line of modern hand-made Point
and Hattenburg lace work. I also have
or will design patterns for any lace pieces
desired, furnish materials, give lessons, or
make work to order. The largest line
and variety of genuine Mexican drawn
work ever shown in eastern Oregon, and
at such prices as will permit you to inake
handsome Christmas presents at moder
ate amounts. Call at the home of Mrs.
Ur. T;iw, adjoining the office, where I
am temporarily located. MRS. MARSH.
H. J. JORY
Samples by mall receive careful
Mines examined, reports and
HOX 122 ... . Sumpter, Or.
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Fruit in Season.
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Gagen & Sloan, Proprietors.
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Manufacturers of all kinds of car
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