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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (May 2, 1900)
Wednesday, May 2, 1900
THE SUMPTER MINER.
JOHN ARMBRUSTER, President.
Wm. STINSON, Vice-President.
A. W. ELLIS, Secretary
Columbia Brewing & Malting Company
OPERATED under the management of John Armbruster, one of the most successful and experienced
brewmasters in the West. Only the BESTOF MATERIALS used in connection with pure moun
tain water exactly adapted for the use. It is not surpassed even by any beer on the market.
New Machinery, Ice Plant, Enlarged Stor
age Facilities, Etc., Enables Us to Make
a Beer Second to None and Constantly
Furnished in Barrels, Kegs or Bottles.
USE A HOME
Columbia Brewing & Malting Co.,
LAWTON NEWS NOTES.
from The Stan Jar J. 1
A scientific "pocket hunter" is applying
his knowledge to the Ruan gulch section
In Pochontas district. Some rich deposits
will likely be found, for this district is the
scene of the richest placer diggings in the
A team of horses hitched to a drag
scraper fell off the grade at the Red Boy
Monday and rolled down the mountain
side, a distance of a hundred feet or more.
The animals were badly bruised by the
fall, but it Is understood no permanent
injury will result.
W. T. Chalk, chief engineer of the pro
posed Hilgard railroad, was in the city
Tuesday shaking hands with his many
friends here. Mr. Chalk says the HI1
card road Is a sure go, and he is not a
man who distorts facts. If the Hilgard
railroad comes to this basin Lawton will
be the main objective point.
W. H. McMillan, the mining expert,
discovered some valuable property on
Lawton mountain last year and is now
hard at work sinking a shaft on the side
of the ledge In order to prospect the pro
perty thoroughly. He is more than satis
fied with results so far.
Within a few weeks a force of men will
be at work on the O. K., driving a tunnel
toward the heart of Old Spokane. This
news will be hailed with delight by the
merchants of Lawton, for this property is
almost within the city limits.
Another large and well defined ledge
has been discovered recently on the Yel
low Daisy property belonging to Mr. S.
R. Dourty. The ledge pans free gold in
paying quantities on the surface and sure
ly ought to be a "daisy" when depth is
The Hobson Mercantile company will
occupy their temporary quarters in the
Waugh building opposite the Standard
office next week. As soon as the weather
becomes thoroughly settled this company
will commence the construction of a large
building on their property next door to L.
A. Patterson's business house on Spo-
' kane avenue.
Mr. James A. Howard, secretary of the
I Lawton townsite company, has sold to
W. li. Hurd the fractional quartz mining
claim. This fraction joins the Chelan,
the property of Mr. Hurd, on the east.
Mr. Hurd has sold to the Concord Gold
Mining company that portion of the
Chelan quartz mining claim lying north
of the north fork of Congo creek, and
east of the center line of the said Chelan
quartz claim. The property purchased
joins the Concord on the south.
Sumpter souvenir spoons. H. C. Hro
die, watchmaker and jeweler, Opera
. house block.
1 III YUIUIIII'l.. Hill, IMl.TIM III '11111)1111,
is today as good as any made.
Constructor of Mills,
ers, Cyanide Plants, etc.
E. P. Bergman &
Mill Street, Wood's Building.
I S. C. BEEBE
Opposite McTwtn ft Sloan'i Llvrry Htm,
FRESH FISH AND
A SPECIALTY. J
Cecil Hoseason, Mgr.i;
"The Portland," conducted by Wood
ward & Hammond on Mill street, is a
representation of its name,
convince any skeptics.
A visit will
Only exclusive whole
sale drug house in the
state. We sell only
to merchants. Make
the best prices on min
ers' and assayers' sup
plies. Freight no higher
than from Potland.
Write for quotations.
Spokane Drug Co.
Ji I jl j AND CONI:i:CTIONI:KY
All kinds of Fresh
Fruit in Season.
O. BRKCHTEL, Proprietor
Opposite S.V. Ky. Nrpot.