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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 9, 1901)
THE SUMPIER MINER
Wednesday, January 9, 1901
UMP'IEK is located in the Blue
Mountains, 42.29 feet above
sea level, healthful climate,
and is the commercial, banking,
mining and distributing center for
the entire district for many miles
in all ditections, and, different from
most mining towns, it is a model
little city ol homes lot the sur
rHE YEARS 1901 and 1902
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, 1,500; 1900, 3000
Amount Merchandise Carried.
December. I NO, S 211,11011
December, .S!I!I, I (Ml, 111)11
December, lllltll, .Till, (Hill
Value ol Impiovements.
IM0.S, 2.,MIII: 100. I.m.IMMI;
1000, '."( I, I II II I.
IH'.IM i,; 1800. Ili.'Ucct front-
age, 7" feet ol which is two
story; HUM), IMS Crl frontage,
KM) feel iif which two -tiiry.
Total In ilalc, .'in I led.
Streets Graded and Paved.
I HUM c; IH!I!I, nunc; 1000.
I8fl lift. !ilu miles of sidewalk
I Mil It .
$00,000 Water System.
1808, none; I Will, 10,000 e.
H'inh(l in the coii-tiucliou of a
gravity wulcr MHcin; 1000, 20,
(KM) cicnilcil in ciiiiiilctiiill nf
Mime. Ciinicil ol' icscrvoir,
1,200,000 million., Iiicnlcil I8."
li'ct ahnvc I he level nl' iiinciial
licet; III inch lcel main- Inini
reservoir In hu-inev portion; l.'l
lite IimIiiiiiI mi huine- ticcK
I M'.IS, nunc; l,H!l!l, t,iu chemical
engine; MIIMI, two ho-e cults,
'.'2(1(1 lie! hn-e, well ciiiiiKil
honk ami huhlcr tiuck, I large
chemical engine, .'I ilciaitiuciit
buildings, hue mill hell Inwer.
Lumber and Logs in 1900
Iwuiii willfni seven miles ol'Sump
ler, hclwccn twenty-live ami
thiilv iiiillioit feci w n cut limine
the 'ear I'.MMI
1 1 nl,
i 1 ,
; , ; 30,000 Electric Light Plant,
' 1H!I0,8,V(M); 18!)!), (ifAU0 tu'l
ilitiunal; l'.KIO, 20,000 addition
ul. Capacity of plant, 2000 in
ciimUccnt anil 40 arc lights.
.Streets, well lighted.
Public Schools, 1900.
Large public school building with
four rooms and one large room
occupied in another huilding.
30,000,000 Ktinds freight re
ceived over 8. V. It. It. during
1000; 2000 enrs, 270 of which
were machinery for our mines.
Thin required 7f00 four-horse
tennis to transport it to the mines,
or 20 foui-horse tennis each duy,
or one four-horse team leaving
here every !H) minutes, ten hours
each day, during the year.
Pusscngcrs over S. V. It. It. dur
ing 185)0, 27,000; 1000, 'M.W.U.
60,000 Transportation Outfit.
200 horses in use moving freight
and passengers to the surrounding
camps. Daily stages to Itnurnc,
Granite, I ted' Hoy, Law ton, Hn
naua, Clifford, Austin, Susan
villi, 1'iairie City, John Duy,
Canyon City and other points.
New Brick Hotel.
8:ir,000 brick hotel huilding in
course of construction; will he
completed hy April 1, 1001.
.Manufacture all its huilding ma
terial lumber, brick, etc.
4. LOTS $25 AND UPWARD
address W, G CALDER, Secretary S T Co limited
P. O. DRAWER 77. SUMPTER, OREGON ', ,