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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 27, 1901)
THE SUMPTER MINER
Wednesday, Februaiy 27. 1901
SUMPTER is located in the Blue
Mountains, 42-10. 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
THE 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, 1500; 1900, 3000
Amount Merchandise Carried.
Iecemhcr, H)H, 8 '20,0011
December, IH00, 100,000
December, 1000, 'J.ri0,000
Value of Improvements.
IKON, S'25,000; IH'.W, lifi.OOO;
IKON, none; I NOP, Hill feel limit,
iie, 75 feel of which N tun
slory; 1000, IMH I'ccl f'roiitap,
100 lift ill" which is tun Mory.
Total to date, :i,ril lict.
Streets Graded and Paved.
I .Hits, none; 18!)!), none; 1000,
ISM I'ccl, iiUu mill'-' til' ideuulk
Sdo.ooo Water System.
isos ; isoo, s 10,000 ..-
pcmlcd in die cniiMriiclinii til' n
fjnivity water yMcni; 1000, 20,-
000 expended in completion of
miiiii'. l'iinn'it nl' iccrvoir,
I, '2oo,ooo i:ulloi'i, located sr,
li'i'l above tlic level nl' iiiiicii:il
i-t i ,t : 10 inch Mccl main I'rotn
ic.-civoir tn hiiine. inrtiin; !"
liiv liyilriiut mi lui-inc MrecK
1 SOS, nunc; I SOU, one chemical
engine; 1000, two ho-o earl.
'2200 I'ccl liu'C, well cipiipicd
honk ami laihler truck, I lare,o
chemical engine, .'I ilei:iitincni
buildings, hoc ami hell lower.
Lumber and Logs in 1900
From within i-cvcn mile-nl'Sump-ler,
hclwcen twenty-live ami
thiitv million I'ccl wn cut (luring
the vear 1000
30,000 Electric Light Plant.
18!I0,8.'I,."00; 181HI, (i.oOO ail
ilitionnl; 1000, 20,000 addition
al. Capacity of plant, 2000 in -candsccnt
ami 4() arc lights.
Streets well lighted.
Public Schools, 1900.
J dirge pulilic f-flnnl building with
four rooms ami one Inrgu room
oecnpieil in another building.
.'10,000,000 potimN freight re
cciveil over S. V. 1!. I. (luring
1000; '2000 ears, '270 of which
were machinery tiir our mines.
This mpiircd 7;"00 Ihur-hor.-e
teams to trnnnrt it to dm mines,
or 20 fnur-horse team each day,
or one lbur-hoie team leaving
here every .'10 minute-, ten hour
each day, during the year.
lWcngers over S. V. I!. 1!. dur
ing 1S00, 27.000; 1000, .'i.'i.O.'U.
60,000 Transportation Outfit.
200 horso in no moving freight
and pa-engcrs In the Mirrounding
eainp. Daily Map's to Itournc,
(iranite, Heil Hoy, Lawtnn, llo
nan.a, Clilliird, AuMin, Susin
ville, 1'iairie City, .lohn Day,
Canyon City and other point.
New Brick Hotel.
S.'1."),000 brick hotel building in
coiue of conMriiclioii; will lie
completed liy April 1, 1001.
Manufacture. all it building ma
terial lumber, luick, etc.
LOTS $25 AND UPWARD
address W, G CALDER, Secretary S, T, Co limited
P. O. DRAWER 77, SUMPTER, OREGON