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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 7, 1900)
Wednesday, February 7, 1900.
THE SUMPTER MINER.
Carries High Values in Gold,
jLead and Native Copper.
H.J.Hill, whose home Is in Oregon
City, but who has mined In this district
for 'eight or nine years past, was In town
Saturday. While here he displayed ome
of the finest samples of native copper
ever taken from the ground. One speci
men is about the size of an egg, fully
three-quarters of which Is pure copper,
carrying rock almost black in color. The
other is a native copper brick, almost rec
tangular in form, weighing about half a
He says that these specimens were
taken from the Fourteen Thousand Dollar
Nugget, Nos. 1 and 2, which claims are
situated twenty-two miles from Sumpter,
eight miles southwest of the Bonanza
mine. These claims were located late
last fall by himself and Otto Olesen.also
of Oregon City, where he is superintend
ent'of the Electric Light company. He
claims to have a four-foot ledge, all of
which carries great values in copper and
lead; one assay having shown as high as
fossil! gold and the lo vest 5S5 i the
precloi-s metal, together with 30 ounces of
sliver and 65 per cent lead.
The name of the property Is taken from
the fact that in this vicinity the famous
1 4,000 gold nugget was found some
years ago, and some mouths later one of
about half that value. In working over
these old dry diggings last spring a man
named Starr found one 1 14 nugget and
other smaller ones. Mr. Hill thinks his
claims are on the ledge which supplied
these rich placer diggings with gold, which
opinion he bases on the character of the
The shaft now being sunk begins at
the, mean water level and as depth is at
tained the srepage prevents rapid and
economical development. To overcome
this difficulty the owners contemplate.
organizing a stock company and putting
In pumping machinery.
, , For Salt. t
Complete restaurant outfit, as good as
new; has 'to be sold and will go cheap.
Also nine bed room sets, thit have been
In use only about three months. l;or par
ticulars, address John Anthony, La
Mining map drawn and blue printed
by C. H. Penner, C. E., at Townsltel
company office, near depot.
Wheeler a Wilson
And several Second-Hand Machines
for rent, sale or exchange. Every
thing and anything in the line of
New and Second-Hand Furniture
M. H. ALLEN,
Center St., opp. Healy llldg.
With a full and complete line of.,
A. P.' JOSS, President
A, J. GOSS, Cashier
s Bank of Sumpter a
TriMictt t OtMrtl luiklnf ImImii
Drafts drawn on all parts of the world. Special attention to collections.
Safety Deposit boxes for rent.
CASE FURNITURE COMPANY
THE HOME FURNISHERS
Parlor, Dining and Bed Room Furniture In sets or separate pieces.
Beautiful line of Carpets, Linoleum and Mattings. Come in and let
us explain why you can save money by buying at home.
We can positively do so.
Opera House Block - Sumpter, Oregon
5E O.C.McLEOD R.C. PENTLAND
1 0. C. McLEOD & CO. 1
Real Estate and Mines. 3
WE have control of the best Real Estate
proposition in Sumpter, and our offer
ings are at BED ROCK figures. We
sell, lease and rent properties. Our specialties
are bargains and we do business on a strict com
GELLATLY'S ADDITION We are exclusive
agents for this property, adjoining the
townsite at the head of Granite street.
The lots are placed on the market at the opening
price of 50 per lot for a short time only. Buy
now and make 100 per cent profit.
MINING PROPOSITION Purchase price,
5000. A working bond on a promising
group of claims near Sumpter. Devel
opment will justify purchase at live times price
asked. Surface showings of high value.
gE O. C. MCLEOD & CO. E
gT SUMPTER, OKKGON.
The Triumph Cigar
World' Best Havana Cigar.
FOR SALE EVERYWHERE.
CHAS. I. FLYNN & CO. - Manufacturers
! Electric Lights. :
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Free 'Bus and Bag
" Mining Men.
' Passengers WayblHed
To all Points on Stages.