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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 24, 1900)
Wednesday, January 24, 1900.
THE SUMPTER MINER.
THE SILVER STAR.
New Corporation to Operate
The Silver Star group of five claims in
the Greenhorn district has been secured
by W. H. Lancaster, A. Ersklne Smith
and Taylor Althouse, who have Incor
porated the Silver Star Mining and Mill
ing company, of Sumpter, Oregon. The
company is officered by the three named
operators, and work will begin by Febru
ary 1 to develop the claims, which are
said to be among the most promising of
any in that district, much work having al
ready been done on them, consisting of
145 feet of shaft and drifting on the vein
and 300 feet of tunnel work, giving some
350 feet of depth, the conditions being par
ticularly favorable for gaining in this par
ticular. It is said that from 60 tons of ore
taken from these workings and milled in
the Monumental mill, values to the extent
of $100 per ton were obtained.
The company has organized with 1,000,
000 shares, 500,000 of which have been
placed to the credit of the treasurer for de
velopment purposes, the common stock
of the promoter having been pooled for a
period of six months, that it may not
come in competition with the treasury
shares. This is apparently a liberal
proposition, showing the faith of the pro
moters in the future outcome of the Silver
WHAT HURLBERT HAS DONE.
Colonel Grayson Says He Ha Started a
Colonel Grayson was in Sumpter a few
days since. He has recently returned
from New York and other Atlantic sea
board points. He confirms the general
Impression that there will be a great stam
pede to the eastern Oregon gold fields dur
ing the coming months, and that Sump
ter will be the storm center of the result
ing commercial, real estate and mining ac
tivity, as it already Is.
The Colonel is of the opinion that the
rush will equal in magnitude the memora
ble Cripple Creek excitement of a few
years ago, and will continue longer, be
cause there is so much greater rich min
eralized area here than there. For this
reason, more men will make colossal for
tunes, many hundreds more will accumu
late competencies and thousands more can
make comfortable livings In the Sumpter
district than in that Colorado gold camp.
That the mining industry here will be per
manent and that the gold production will
increase steadily and rapidly for the next
ten years he hasn't the least doubt, for it
is already demonstrated that the ledges
go down, growing richer with depth and
that deep mining pays. He thinks this
the best quartz mining district in America,
and Grayson is authority on this subject.
No mining regjpn on earth Is better ad
vertised today than is this, and few are
attracting more attention from capitalists
and practical mining men. And for this
desirable condition of affairs, Colonel
Grayson says to W. H. Hurlbert, general
passenger agent of the O. R. & N.,ls due
very largely the credit. He secured the
matchless service of Colonel Donan to
write of the wonderful mineral resources
of this section, had these literary gems
handsomely printed and artistically Illus
trated and placed everywhere that they
would do the most good. The road and
the region are already realizing on this In
telligent investment of money and brains,
and much the larger profits are yet to be
The celebrated Jed Clayton brand of
whiskey at the Mint saloon, corner of
Center and Sumpter streets.
Job printing at this office.
Nelll Mercantile company received a
heavy Invoice of rubber footwear of all
kinds and sizes. Look at that.
The celebrated Green River whiskey
"without a headache," at the Capital
Every piece of type in THE MINER
plant is new and strictly up to date. A
back number job can't be done in this office.
M. H. Allen
Opposite Healy Rldg.
New and Second-Hind
Goods, Hardware and
StOVeS. New conslgnmant
Each week. Fur
niture bought, sold
to Suit you.
COME I L00K1 SEE I
A. MANNS, Rroprietor.
Butcher and Packer
Fresh and Cured
Sausage of all Kinds
General Hruss and Iron Founders
GEO. F. MCLYNN, Proprietor
and rebuilding all
B"ker r.itv. Telephone Red 161
Special attention given to
repairing ami reouiiti
kinds of machinery.
LINES OF THE
CARRYING U. S. MAILS.
it:o p. m. I lv Simpler Ar I i (o a. m.
1:10 p. m. ! Ar..... .Clifford Lv luo. m.
j:o p m. Lv (JlrTorJ Ar t:to a. m.
t:o p. w. I Ar Auttin Lv yon a. m.
Connecting at Auttin with stages lor Canon City
and Interior point.
J:o p. m. I Lv, Clifford Ar I r. to a. ".
t-on p.m. I Ar B ata Lv I 6: ,0 a.m.
Connecting at Bonatua with stagts (or ly
Roblnsonvillt, Worlty, Virginia, Don Juan and
t:o p. m.
Lv Sumpter Ar
Ar (iranile Lv
Uvery at Granite to North Fork, Red Boy, Ban
ttw and adlacent mints.
it: o p. m.
too p. m.
Lv Sumpter. . . . . Ar
Ar BourtM Lv
Ar Columbia. ....Lv
its a. at.
.00 a. m.
t:to a. i.
Inclulln North Pole, E. E, Cllmai, Ohio anitd
WE BUY ALL OUR GOODS
IN CARLOAD LOTS
The Order of the Day
C. J. JOHNS'
Having added .the entire stock, store building and
ground of the Sumpter Hardware Co. to our for
mer large GENERAL MARCHANDISE establish
ment, we call special attention to the fact that the
PLUMBING AND STEAMFITTING department
will be made a prominent feature in the future,
and your orders will never be delayed. Plenty of
material and skilled .workmen.
C. J. Johns
(Succtasor to A. Illlller k Co.)
TOILET ARTICLES, STATIONERY, OPT
ICAL GOODS SCHOOL HOOKS AND
First Clan In tvtry respect.
Newly Furnished Rooms.
Special Rates to Local Busi
ness Men and Families
by tht Week.
Mining and Commercial
Mtn't Homt. Our Table It
Always Tht Best.
Our Ratts Reasonable.
Fret But and Baggaga
Stagea for all Interior
Points and Mints
Leave tht Hotel Evtry Day.
j j THE J
WM. M. ROBINSON, MANAGER
R. D. HEALY
REPAIRING DONE AT SHORT
Agency (or GreeiiWheler and
Buckingham & Hecht Shoes.