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THE SUMPTER MINER.
Wednesday, May 2, 1900
The Sumpter Miner
Official Paper of the Town of Sumpter.
I'UIILtSIILn I VI MY ul'tlMStlAV IIV
H. MARSH ami J. W. CONNELI.A
ALWAYS IN AltVSCI
wonderful district that has not yet been
skilfully -prospected. Transportation fa
cilities are far ahead of any other district
in the state, and all conveniences pertain
hit; to mining are found here. Rut what
Is best of all, representatives of large cap
ital looking for investment make Sumpter
their headquarters and anything in a ra
dius of twenty miles that looks good finds
a ready sale. There is no good judgment
displayed in going out of the Sumpter
district, either to prospect or to mine.
SOME newspaper railroad builder, who
1 makes his headquarters at Pendleton, has
ulXZid XRRlXl CZXrol'Z I dlded to extend the Sumpter Valley line
""" to Granite and l.awton. Through the
- columns of the Oregonian O. L. Miller,
of Raker City, builds the road to the
John Day and on beyond many miles.
The purpose of these writers is to take
the terminus away from Sumpter, think
I ing that such a move, even in the col-1
Till: candidates for county off.ces must ' umiis of a newspaper, will injure this
have "taken to the hills, "as they are not 'camp. As a matter of fact, the people j
very strongly In evidence around the here pay little attention to such rumors
camps. ' and don't care whether they are founded '
IT IS stated that twenty bands, consist- " ,ru'h,or ,ic,,0l know,"K ,he fu-'
Ing of 100 musicians, will take part in the ' Jure "'"', is ;',SJU'cd' ,,,e re"ns I
IUI WHICH lilllll IMIVIIIK UCCII ICpCillCU il
POPULATION OP SUMPTER 4,500.
pENNER & VVORTHINGTON
Civil and Mining Engineers.
U. S. Deputy Mineral Surveyor for Oregon, Wash
ington. Idaho and Montana. Engineer! (or the
Sumpter Townslle Company, Limited.
Uattirtraaiii 11U Mint Sur-i-i. Ilea Prlntlni
H. T. HENDRYX & CO.,
I Mines Rought, Sold and Developed.
bargains In Sumpter District
W. A. SAMMS,
BAKER CITY, i ORBOON
Reliable plans, specifications an J estimate! furnished
LUI.K is a crack-a-jack health
HAMMOND & CHANCE,
A. A. HAHWOND. OH AS. M. CHANCf".
Offices. Potter Building. Granite street.
state fair at Salem. That seems to be a
heavy Investment in wind for an enter
prise th.it' needs a more substantial foundation.
IT IS time that something was being
A. E. STAHR.
Center, cor. High St,
So far as this extension is concerned,
the truth Is that if nothing happens with
in thirty days, the road will be built ten
or fifteen miles out towards Clifford.
aonrniHiiittiiat l-miritnt July celebration, where officials of the road made an at-
if one Is to be held here. Other towns in tempted rape on a large body of valuable
eastern Oregon are taking up the matter Umber laud, which they want for their
and trying to catch the big crowd, notably sawmill at South Raker. The Interior
Maker City. department of the central government
Till: Cleveland political corpse has been n:,s Instituted proceedings agaliut Presl-'
heard from again. Hie living man dent Bccles for a similar timber grab In - - -
sprung a job lot of his characteristic fool, u,ah- Many reports are current here ivsimscn.
transparently dishonest platitudes miaithat "I'"'-'1 Wilts ' "ie general land I g L. MANNING,
lot of men masquerading as democrats at ",cc "'lve reen nere lor weens past
investigating the local grab ana patents
have not yet been Issued. The road will
not be built even that far unless titles to
these lauds are secured.
Justice of the Peace,
Brooklyn last week.
U. S. Depulv Mineral Survet or.
mapping anj wue rrinllng.
Mine examinations and reports made. Special at
tention given to cyanide rtocest.
Dl-WIY is being treated to some exhi
bitions of human cusscduess while on his
travels that it is hoped will disgust him ;.
with a portion of the public and everything ' ii k. whi.i.ler.
connected with politics. The signllicant " ,, , ' . ,c ,
, . ,.....,.. 7 . unite: Room , I Irst Hank iri Smnpter,
feature in all this Is thr way the Assoclal- Notary Public
ed Press, the servile tool of predatory i Mi,.iw .,,', rivii P'i,,.r
I I. I..H ,-...! .- I.I. ....-
iri-M.niiMi I'linrtiru iuiMiiiiic wc.imi,
handles these unplrasant incidents; ex
aggerating them and placing the great sea
captain in a ridiculously f.iNc light. Mr
is evidently out of his element, all right
enough, but such a man as lie has proven
himself to be, both as a lighter and a tat t
fill rsrttitivr nlliter, knows how to con
duct himself in a diguilird manner under
TO llll: west and noithwest of Salt
I akr there are sevrrnl sections which air
rnjnying sprtdid mining booms and sub
stantial growth and progress. A great
deal of Intrfest is now being centered in
the mining camps uf eastern Oregon, and
Maker City, Sumpter and Granite have
taken a new lease on life ami are coming
tu the front as prolific producers ot the
vellnw metal. The Seven l)e lis country,
so rich in its topper deposits, is at present
a magnet wliith extends draw ing inllueiice
far and wide, while the touutry around
Moise is not escaping the eagle eye of the' Bilk?!" Ctt
mining opeiator, the capitalists and invest
or. llil- spilug will witness a rush to
the sections named; already thousands
have gone in at the open door to these
vast tre isiire fields and many more are t
-going, and among them are many citieus
it Utah, ot Salt Lake. Salt Lake Min
ing Res lew.
ONI: hears much hereabouts of late re
garding some rich mining districts over
yonder, somew here else than in this im
mediate vicinity. It is the same old story,
epitomized iu the trite phrase: "Meyond
the Alps lies Italy." There are rich mines
here: many that have been worked for
years and have proven themselves to be
bonanzas, others that are now being de
veloped and unnumbered ledges not yet
discovered. All mining men of experi
ence agree in the opinion that this is a
City Recorder and Notarv Public.
Agent for F Held Flrt Extinguisher. Sumpter.
STOTT & SHELTON,
!H R. STOTT
J. 1. SllfcLTON
Attorneys at Law.
I. O. R. M. !
EGAS TRIIII! No. . Improtrd Ordtr Red Men.
inrel In regular tnuntll at Mils Ma i at the 8th
run mi the irj sleep nt etery seven suns of each'
iniHin All Red Men tlslilng nur hunting grounds
Atr Melciime. E. S. AliHOIT, j
W. W. 1 1 U, C uf R. Sachem.
General Mrass and Iron Founders
GEO. I. MCLYNN, Proprietor ::::::
Special attention given
CHAS. E. RORLIN,
Room ), First Hank of Sumpter SUMPTER, OK
W. H. W. HAMILTON.
Mining and Consulting Engineer.
Mining Properties Examined and
l)RS. TAPE & PEARCE,
repairing and rebuilding all
kinds ot machinery.
Telephone Red 161
Physicians and Surgeons
C t. PIMRIV. M. II.
11. V. TAI'B, M. U.
Opposite McEwen A Sloan's Lltery Ham,
FRESH FISH AND
jCKCIL HOSKASON, MGR.j
Telephone Main is.
i Rasche Rulldiug
Physician and Surgeon.
U. S. Deputy Mineral Surveyor for Oregon and
Idaho. Examinations and reports on mining proper
ties. Omce with Little Giant Mining Co.
Mm Street. Suiter, Oricion.
I L T. RROCK, M. D.,
I Physician and Surgeon.
! Special Attention Given to Surgery and to DIs.
I eases of Women. Office, Neill Block; Residence.
Granite Street near Milt.
W. R. HAWLEY
GENERAL DEALERS IN
Shelf and Heavy
and Steel Pipe
" HERCULES "
Fuse and Caps
C. C. Basche