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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 23, 1901)
THE SUMPTER MINER
Wednesday, January 23. 1901
I SUMPTER, OREGON
SIJiMI"! IEW is located in the Blue
Mountains, 4229 feet above
sea level, healthful climate,
and is the commercial, banking,
mining and distributing center for
the entile diMiicl for many miles
in all dueclions and, different from
most mining tow ns, it is a model
little city ol homes tor the sur-
rHE YEARS iqoi 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 Cariied.
December, I H!IS, 9 '20,000
December. IM!I!I, 111(1,(101)
December. Mltlt), '250,000
Value of Improvements.
I WIN, '2.r,000; I !!), I.Vi.OOO;
I '.100, '2fi(),000.
IS'.IS, i ; 8'.l!t, Kl.'lf.rl front
age, 7" feci til which is tun
floiy; I'.MIO, 188 feet iniiilii;i(
100 feel nl' which is tun Mury.
Total In date, .'151 Iccl.
Streets Graded and Paved.
II,H, nunc; I.H'.I'.I c; l!IOO,
l.s.'il li'i'i, nl-o miles nf f-iiIi'v:ilk.-
Soo.ooo Water System.
I.S'.IS, nunc; I8!l!l, $10,000 ox.
icnilcil in f In cuii-truetinn of a
ginvily wntrr M'Mi'in; 11100, '20,
000 iicnilcil in coiuplcliuii nf
Mime. Capacity nl' re-ervuir,
I, '200,000 I'lillnni, Incnlcil 1 .r
fed uImivc I he Icm'I nl' principal
licet: 10 inch Mccl mains IVoni
ivcnuir In I m -in c.- un tion; l.'t
liic hyilriiiil.-mi Ini-inc.-i Mi coin.
1 MIS, nunc; ISO!), unc cliciuicul
engine; ItlOO, two Iiiim' carls,
'2'200 feet Iiiim1, well equipped
honk mill linlilci Unci;, 1 large
cliciuicul engine, .'I ilcuiilincnt
buildings huM mill hell lower.
Lumber and Logs in 1900
li 0111 within (-even inilesufSunip
tcr, between twenty-live nnil
thiilv inilliuii feet win cut during
(he ciir WOO
30,000 Electric Light Plant.
I8!)0,8tf,r00; 1!M, (l.fiOO iuI
ilitinmtl; 11)00, '20,000 addition
al. Capacity nf plant, 2000 in
caiidsccut and 10 an; lights
Sjtreets well lighted.
Public Schools, 1900.
Large public school building with
lour rooms and one largo room
occupied in another building.
:l(),0()(),0(IO pound freight re
ceived over y. V. It. It. during
11)00; '2000 caw, "270 nf which
were machinery for our mine.-'.
This required 7o()0 four-horse
teams to transport it to the mines,
or '20 foiii'-lioix' teams each day,
or one four-hnive team leaving
here every 110 minutes, ten hours
each day, during the year.
l'a-engei over S. V. It. It. dur
ing 18!)!), '27,000; 1 !)()(), X,)U.
60,000 Transportation Outfit.
'200 liur.-cs in n.-o moving freight
and psiN-cngcrs to the surrounding
camps. Daily stages lo Hoiirno,
Granite, Hed Hoy, Lawtou, Ho
nanii, Clillord, Austin, Susan
villc, Prairie City, John Day,
Canyon City ami other points.
New Brick Hotel.
S.'l.'i.OOO brick hotel building in
eoutx' nf cniiMruclion; will be
completed by April 1, 11101.
Manufacture.-, all it- buildimr ma
terial lumber, brick, etc.
LOTS $25 AND UPWARD
address W. G CALDER, Secretary S, T Co, limited
P. O. DRAWER 77, SUMPTER, OREGON