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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 2, 1901)
THE SUMPTER MINER
Wednesday. January 2, 1901
SUMPTER is located in the Blue
Mountains, 4229 feet above
sea level, healthful climate,
and is the commercial, banking,
mining and distributing center for
the entire district for many miles
in all directions, and, different from
most mining towns, it is a model
little city of homes for the sur
rHE YEARS 1901 and 1002
promises to excel all past
records in the giowth of
Sumpter, and add many paying
mines to our present large number.
Well located real estate purchased
now will increase many times in
value in the next one to three
years. Take advantage of the op
portunity now offered.
POPULATION, 1898, 350; 1899, 1500? 1900, 3000
Amount Merchandise Carried.
December, I SDK, 8 20,000
December, IS!)!), 1(10,000
December, moo, 'jr.o.ooo
Value of Improvements.
IK!I8, 2fi,O00; IS!)!), laTi.OOO;
1 80S, unlit; IS!)!), Iti.'l feet front
age, " feet o( which in two
story; 1000, 1SS feet frontage,
Kill lift of which i two story.
Total todate, ;i.r)l lirt.
Streets Graded and Paved.
1 80S, none; ISllil, none; 11100,
18.rl licl, alo mile of sidewalks
560,000 Water System.
I SOS, nou,'; IS!)!), 10,000 ox
pended in tln coiitniction of a
ginvily water m.Iciii; 1000, 'JO,-
000 expended in completion tit
nine. Capacity of iv.-crvoir,
1,'JOO.OOO gallon, located 185
feet iiImivc ilu li'vel of principal
ct i-ft ; IO iiicli Mcel mains from
ivervoir to hiMiifM portion; III
liiv I 1 1:1 n t - 011 Ihmiii'.v el reels.
1 SOS, none; IS!)!), 0110 chemical
engine; lilOO, two Iiom carls,
2200 feet Iiii-c, m equipped
hook Mini ladder truck, 1 largo
chemical engine, .'I department
building, hoi mill lu'll low it.
Religious and Secret Societies.
In 111(10 all MTiit mnl religious
OlgUlimitillU II If ICpiCM'lltcd,
mimic occupying tlicii own build
30,000 Electric Light Plant.
181)0, 8.V00; 1 800, (1,600 ml
(litionnl; 1000, 20,000 addition,
al. Capacity of plant, 2000 in
camUcciit ami 10 arc lights.
Streets well lighted.
Public Schools, 1900.
Lurgu public, school building with
four rooms and one largo room
occupied in another building.
80,000,000 M)imdt freight re
ceived over S. V. U. It. during
1000; 2000 earn, 270 of which
were machinery for our mine.
This required 7500 four-horse
learns to transport it to the mined,
or 20'iiair-hoie teams each day,
or one four-hor.e team leaving
hero every ,'H) minute.'', ten hours
each day, during the year.
I'usseniicrs over S. V. 15. K. dur
ing 185)0, 27,000; 1000, M.OII-I.
$60,000 Transportation Outfit.
200 horses in use moving freight
and piiK-cngcrs to the Kiirroundiug
camps. Daily stages to Hourne,
Granite, Hed Boy, Law ton, Bo
nanza, Clill'ord, Austin, Susan
villi?, Prairie City, John Day,
Canyon City mid other points.
New Brick Hotel.
SoT,000 brick hotel building in
course of eoiMruction; will be
completed by April 1, 1001.
Manufactures all its building ma
terial lumber, brick, cte.
LOTS $25 AND UPWARD
address W, G CALDER, Secretary S, T Co, limited
P. O. DRAWER 77, SUMPTER, OREGON