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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 13, 1901)
THE SUMPTER MINFR
Wednesday, Februaiy ij. iqoi
HJiMI'TER is located in the Blue
Mountains, 4.120. leet above
sea level, healthful climate,
and is the commercial, banking,
mining and distributing center for
the entire district for many miles
in all diiections and, different from
most mining towns, it is a model
little c 11 v ol homes for the sur-
rHE YEARS i oo i and 1002
promises to excel all past
records in the ciowth 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 Mercl andise Carried.
December, IHil.H, $ 20,000
Deccinl.ci, I M'.lll, 10(1,11110
December, !I00, 2.riO,000
Value of Impiovements.
IH'.IH, g'Jft.OOO; 1M!I!I, l.r).r,000;
I HUH, nun.-; IH!i!l, I (ill feet front
age, 7Ti feci ol which is two
Moiy; I'.IOII, IMS I'cct I'lnnlngo,
100 feci of which is two lily.
Toml lo dale, :t.ri I led.
Streeis Graded and Paved.
I.Sil.H, iiiiiK-; IHllll, none; l!)00,
IH.ril led, nl-.. mile.-, of iili'walkrt
$60,000 Water System.
I HUH, tunc; I Mill, $-10,000 ex
I't'iiilul ill ill.' t' .it -I i iiclii in of a
giaviu iii. i - Iciii; I'.IOO, 20,
000 expended in completion of
niiiii' ('umciiv ol' nvervoir,
1,200,000 :iiIIii'ii, located 185
Ict'i iiliow the li'M'l ol' principal
Mini; 10 inch -Med mains I'roiu
ic-ciMiir in lin-incvH Miriioii; I .'I
I'm' IimIiiiiiI.- on lniMue.s streets.
IH'.IS, limit; ISO!), one chemical
engine; ItMIO, two Iiim cans,
2200 I'ccl li.-c, well equipped
honk mill hiililcr truck, 1 large
chemical inline, .'I dcpiiiluicut
building-., Ihm and hell lower.
Lumber and I ogs in 1000
Klein within m t n iiiilcol Sum li
ter, lu'twnn luul-lic mill
lhiil iiiillu n led ii cut during
the 'cnr 11(0
$30,000 Electric Light Plant.
181)0,83.000; 18!)!), 0,f00 ad
ditional; 1 !)()(), 20,000 addition'
nl. Capacity of plant, '2000 in
candsccnt and 40 arc light.
Streets well lighted.
Public Schools, 1900.
Large public school building with
lour rooms and one largo room
occupied in another building.
.'H),000,000 iKiunds freight re
ceived over S. V. It. It. during
1000; '2000 earn, 270 of which
were machinery for our mined.
This required 7500 four-horse
teams to transport it to the mines,
or 20 four-horse teams each day,
or one four-horse team leaving
here every .'(0 minutes, ten hours
each day, during the year.
Passengcix over S. V. K. 11. dur
ing 18!)!), 27,000; 15)00, 33,03-1.
60,000 Transportation Outfit.
200 horses in uso moving freight
and passengers to the surrounding
camps. Daily stages to llnurnc,
Granite, Hcd Hoy, Lawton, Bo
nanza, Clillbrd, Austin, Susan
ville, Prairie City, John Day,
Canyon City mid other xints.
New Brick Hotel.
$3.r,000 brick hotel building in
cour.-e of construction; will be
completed by April 1, 1!)01.
Manufactures all its building ma
terial lumber, brick, etc.
LOTS $25 AND UPWARD
address W. G CALDER, Secretary S T Co, limited
P. O. DRAWER 77, SUMPTER, OREGON