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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 15, 1899)
THE SUMPTER MINER.
Wednesday, November iyt 1899
The Sumpter Miner
Official Paper of the Town of Sumpter.
I'UIIUMIIi) IVIKY WF.IIMSIIAV HY
C. II. .MA MS II and J. W. CONN i: LI. A
ALWAYS IN AIIYASM.
l.ntrfrj at the xi!uW(r In Sumptrf, OrrL'n. lor
trainmlixlcm liiinuuli the mall a monj Ij
THAT was good talk Captain Thump
Mill gave the SpoKesman-Kevlcw while in
Spokane last week, relative to rhe mines
ot the Sumpter dlstrkt, based on well
OHIO remains in the republican column
hy a large majority; Nebraska Is still a
lusioii state, and they tire lighting witli
Kims and jaw bones in Kentucky, both
sides claiming to have won the election.
Maryland Is recaptured by the democrats.
I'llliHI: Is now 110 further doubt that we
have caught up with the march of mod
eru livlli.ition; entertainments fur the
henelit ol charity and the churches are
miking their appearance "hi uur midst,"
as the jay reporters uu the Portland
papers delight to express it.
AI.RLADY has the work of developing
this wonderfully rich mining district
through the medium of stuck companies
been lairly Inaugurated. During thepast
two weeks a half doen companies have
been incorporated and as many more are
getting ready for organization.
Sl'Cklil service men of the treasury
department say that Wall street defrauds
the government out til $5000 a day by
using second hand internal revenue
stamps. Several arrests have been made
ot those who wash cancelled stamps, but
110 our wliu uses tiiem have been molested.
OLD abandoned lluodo camp in Idaho,
mice famous tor its placers, Is following
oilier Idaho placer camps into the quart
mining list. If half what is told ot it be
true, it will occupy a place well up toward
the lop. And so the prospectors who
toinid riches their this season have ic
christened the camp " Mnvot."
I III: Anglo Saxon race, English and
Americans, who make more boastful
noise about tlirir progresxandchtistlitnlty,
enlightenment and humaiiitari.uiism than
all the rest of the world combined, are the
two peoplss on the globe who are en
gaged in warlare at tills time; both light
lug nations Inliuitely Interior to them
selves in point of military strength.
Til I! HI: Is nothing In the way of oilier
supplies that a milling company needs
which Till: MINLR cannot supply 011
short notice. It does not have to send to
Maker City or Portland or Spokane for
stock certificates or a prospectus, but can
get them out here In the ollicrat Sumpter;
at reasonable prices and the character ot
the work Is positively the best that can he
done anywhere. Corporation seals, stock
ledgers and records ordered and delivered
In live days.
THAT Is a hot light which has been in
progress between the two Baker City
papers, over the question as to whether or
not the water of that town contains
typhoid fever germs. It hasn't been con
fined exclusively to a scientific discussion
of the Interesting subject. The editors
have merged it Into the side Issue of
whether or not the hated other fellow Is a
liar and a horse thief. If one paper
should declare that water seeks Its level,
the other would prove to its own satisfac
tion that it doesn't.
FOR twenty ormore years the business
men and capitalists of Portland have re
fused to Invest money In the mines of
' tills state, nr In anv wav extend a helrj
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lug hand to the pioneers of tills region,
who have by slow, arduous labor been en
deavoring to develop tho marvelously rich
mineral resources of this section. Not
only tills, but they have regarded and
treated with suspicion men who have gone
there witli any kind of a mining proposi
tion. The only attention they have ever
paid to tills region lias been a successful
effort to sell goods. Enterprising men
from other states, principally from Spo
kane, the mining center of the Northwest,
have taken hold of a number of properties
In this district, developed them and pro
claimed to the world that here is located
the greatest, richest mineral deposit on
the globe, and as a result the eyes of the
mining world are focussed on Sumpter.
This being the case, it appears absurd
fur a Portland paper at this late date to
announce In sensational headlines: "There
will be .1 grand rush to eastern Oregon
next spring. Portland is the gateway
from the eastern states to this district,
and may reap great benefit If the proper
effort Is put forth." And the proposed
"effort" Is to organize a mlnlngcx-change,
in the hope that some stock can be sold to
the fools from the east who will travel six
hundred and odd miles out of their way
to reach Sumpter, through Portland, the
alleged "gateway." It will be noticed,
however that to Portland moneyed men
the Idea has not occurred to "loosen up,"
to buy and develop any our mining prop
erties. The scheme Is to sell stock and
to keep the proceeds therefrom at home.
If Portland ever hopes to reap any great
benefit from the mines of eastern Oregon,
she will have to change Iter system, get
in and drill witli men who know they are
I. Mil HON.
SAW U. MOTT.
Attorneys. 'it Law.
W. A. SAMMS,
HAKUK CITY, OKf-GON.
Reliable plans, specifications and esti
P. E. POINlJhXIER,
Minn roamlnrj anj trrartrJ on. Hitcirnce.
any tulniut mining man in Suni'irr.
II. w. lAl'l, M. II.
C. M. I'lAUCt. M. U.
DRS. TAPE St PEARCE,
PapUIlM aa4 S'ena.
Trlfi'lmn Main iv
CHAS. 1. ROBLIN,
HiM.mt 6 an J 8 Nflll lllk. SUMI-TtK, OK.
T. HKOCK, M. D.,
Physician and Surgeon.
SrKlal Attention Given to Suigrry
an4 la lla ul Winntn,
Otticr ani UrtlJrncr,
Ntill Block. SUMI'TCK. OREGON
Stenographer and Typewriter.
LiKattJ In olhct ol
fcrvla Co, .
IT Is hardly necessary to advertise for
trade. The question is how to fill
the orders we have on tile. To get
dry lumber we have a first class
dry kiln. To get other stock we ship
from Bridal Veil, Baker City, McEwen,
Portland, Seattle and Tacoma. We will
ever keep pace with the demands of bus
iness and the money that is in sight.
J. B. STODDARD, Manager.
On draught or
H. FINGER, Proprietor.
High Grade Wines,
Liquors and Cigars.
General Hardware, Stoves,
Ranges, Mill and Mining
Supplies tie Builders and
Plumbers' Supplies. Agents
for Schuttler Wagons. g