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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (April 11, 1900)
THE SUMPTER MINER.
Wednesday, April u, 1900
LOOKS LIKE A FAKE.
Iowa Paper Still Boosting the
A. C. SHAW
Some weeks since Till: MlNliK tnen
tioiic J the arrival in this camp of l.eston
Halllet, representing the Mining News, of
Des Moines, Iowa, and an all around min
ing engineer and promoter, lie didn't
remain long in Snmpter. One tliiiiK dead
sure, tiie Mining News is endeavoriiiK to
aid him in his scheme of promotion. In
its issue for March that publication has a
two column leading editorial on the
wonderful Mr. Halllet and his gigantic I
scheiiu no less than the rehabilitation of l
the old White Swan mine, over cast of
Raker City. Whatever may be the tin
knowu merits of that abandoned property, i
all this stuff in the News is transparent
rot, a rank fake, carries internal evidence
of Its entire lack of Reed faith. Read
these extracts and decide for yourself in
the light of local information regarding
the White Swim:
"Mr. l.eston Halllet, the inlying
engineer, left for the mines about two
weeks ago. On arrival at Denver he
was met by a delegation of the directors
of one of the biggest mines in Colorado,
and was tendered the position as general
manager of the entire mines and reduction
works of the company, at a salary of
f 1 5,000 a year, and all expenses. Mr.
Halllet explained to them hi Vhlte
Swim plans including the big reduction
works, electric power works, and rail
road, and they were startled by the
magnitude of the plan. Mr. Ross, the
president of the Colorado company, said:
"My (iodl Halllet, that's a big enterprise,
but you arc the only man in the United
States that could do it. I want to, get in
on that deal myself and I believe I'll go to
Haker City with you, and I and my
friends here will inise f 1 00,000 in
money for it, and more if you need it."
"Then he organized his company to be
prepared to take it up the minute it was
cleared, and you know the rest. Mow
jealously Haker City people 'knocked,
how they tried to defeat his purpose but
the more they antagonized him the strong
er his plans became, for 'if an enterprise
lias no opposition It isn't worth much
for nobody else cares for It.' We have
written to our special correspondent at
Haker City for 11 story of Mr. Halllet's
light for this million dollar gold mine; a
history of his first coming to Haker City
up to his present position as Houana
King of the state. Know lug Mr. Halllet's
disposition so well, and that he would
rattier go Into a fight than eat, we predict
thai tills tight fir a million dollar mine,
nod the historv of his other ventuies, will
be a story of greatest Interest."
"Ills holdings must f wot tli over
i,ooo,oo3 loJ.w but this will be nothing
when it becomes known just what he
owns In Haker Citv, with the smelter, re
ductlon works, electric power house, Mon
tana, Oregon and Pacific lallroad and (lie
White Swan mine, too. Indeed, the men
who associated themselves with the young
engineer In the White Swan, where he
will not be handicapped by olVcers and
directors, have done well. Their future Is
made. When our correspondent has his
story ready you can be expecting some
thing as Interesting as a novel. The
banks report that Mr. Halllet is one of
their heaviest depositors, and we would
not be surprised to learn tlmt he had half
11 million on deposit."
And this alleged nilllion.il e is acting as
correspondent for a mining paper pub
lished In an agrkultur.il community in the
ridiculously jay Mate of Iowa, the tub- .
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