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THE SUMPTER MINER
Wednesday, February 27, 1901
The Sumpter Miner
Offki.'il I'.tper f the 'I own of Similiter.
'mills vimv uinsisiiA iiv
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SUMSI PIIMUIS HAMS
AIUAS IS AIIVASI I
InhrrJ at the iistiiltlci In Sumpler, Oregun, fur
transmission lliiuiigh llie null, a seconJ class
No RII'RhShNlAIIVI: ot the eastern
Oregon gold lields had the nerve to even
ask the sUte Irgisl.iture for a mining
"WllAI shall we do with our prunes?"
asks a S ilsiti paper in a distressed edi j nies in Senator Mitchell an intellectual
tori.il. I eed them to your and the Port-1 giant, splendidly equipped In experience
laud hogs; l.itlrn them for the political and the knowledge of statecraft to credl
slaiighlitr. tably and ablv represent Oregon In the
national legislature, and also a man of
JUDGING by reports published in the I unblemished public and private character.
I'ortlaud papers, empl yes of the late leg-1 Numerous other citlens sent messages to
Mature are a lot of petty larcenlsts, who i Mr. Mitchell expressing their personal
stole everything In sight at the close of , pleasure over his election, and congratu
the session. I l.iiinir the state on account of this fortu
Yl SUNDAY the house of the Idaho
legislature, in coiniuitlee of the whole, fa
vorably trpotled the bill for the taxation
of mines. It provides that the net output
of a mine shall be taken as the value of
the property for the purpose of assess
ment. CORItl. I rs"iaul ol thanks" to the
men who voted for him from lust to last
would he le.illy amusing, v. eie it not for
the lad that there is a Mng of the pathetic
in tills childish old man's wall over what
Is perhaps his last political dele.it. Ills
charge of comiptiou against the Mitchell
men is, ol couise, the result of chagrin
and an elloit to detr.ut attention Iroin his
I'lll. legislature pissed the bill attach
ing thai portion ol Union lounty known
as "die I'.iiihaudle" to Maker county. It
is not known at this writing whether or
not tlie measure has reielved executive
ip'Jiiiv.il. A movement was reported
last week to be on tool at Union to
a delegation ol iltieus In S.iiem toi the
purpose ol tr lug to ludiue the goxernor
10 vein tue uie.isiite.
SI NAIDR Sll war l, ol Nevada, Iroin '
the louiinlttee on mines and mining, li is
lepoited a substitute tot the mining bill I
h.Mettitore intiodtued bv hlmsell. I lie I
subsiitute prohibits any person from to-'
eating .1 mining claim, lode or placer, tor I
any other peison, korporatiou or associa-1
tiou. I he substitute also authorizes the
purchase Iroin the trot eminent of land be
lieved lo umtaln o ,, at the pilce of J2.50
per aire. ,
I III Rl are two classes of men In every
mining i.titip that every mining camp
would be better oil without. Members ol
one ilass ate designated as claim hogs.
They arrive in a dlsttkt early and stake
off all available vaiant ground, do no
work and hold their claims through the
medium ol relocation, hoping to sell to
ome neighbor who needs the ground.
The other class hangs around, watches
the movements of busy miners and when
they neglect to comply with some teclini-
cal requirement of the law, hastens to
jump the claim Involved, hoping to ac-
quire title to the property or else be bought
off hv Hie r U- lit fill owners Hntli should
(HI n llir llls'lliui uw Iters, nuill suouiu
IN Till: Sunday Morning Oregonian Is 1
a two column eulogy " George Daniels,
of the New York Central, for his wonder-
lul adverting ol Oregon, and samples are
given of his "most striking advertise
ments," The "most striking" Ot these
Is the one headed, "In Oregon." It Is a
verbatim reproduction of one of Colonel
! Donan's "flyers," published last spring
bv the O. R. ' N., and all the rest are
rehishes of the same series of squibs
! written by the Colonel for that road.
Cortland papers paid no attention to this
splendid work when Issued right thereat
home, but when it comes all the way from
New York, stolen, they are thrown into
ext.icles of intellectual delight- Comment
1 Till: news of the election of J. H.
1 Mitchell to the United States senate was
,,.ervr. l,,r u,,. .,,nnU miivprs.-il .in.
I rcce,vru ,lrre wlul ''''""SI universal ap-
proval. Mayor Rnbblns at once wired
1 Ills congratulations. Ton MINER repre-
sentative he stated that, as a democrat,
, l heartily endorsed the action of the ten
democrats in the legislature who voted for
' Mitchell. Ills reason for this attitude, of
' course, is that he holds his citizenship
above narrow partisan fealty, and recog-
nate outcome of the senatorial deadlock.
The Capital hotel, under the manage
ment of Mrs. Tedrowe, serves special
Sunday dinners. I:amilies should take
advantage of tills. Rest table board in
town. Try it.
II the Jem.iuJ justlhes we will (uinlstiulth
hi one M'.ir, cheap anj iinllmlleJ I lee It Ic
Power to llie mines ol I .tstein Oregon.
AJvive us at oiue ol loin ptolaMe neeJs.
linker Gns & lilcctric Co.
IIm w (.in. 1 inn. os
Ollue, Hiker Open llniisr. Phone M iln 7i
IKAiNK J. DAVEY
Control Work a Specialty
3010 CENTER ST,
BAKER CITY, OREGON
I. O. R. M.
ECiAN 1RIIII No. .., Impr.neJ OrJei ReJ Men.
meet In refill tr iouihII at I O.K.M. Mali at the -III
Run.lhlilletti llieath oleer TuesJa, Nlghtol each '
moon All ReJ Men lslling our hunting gtounJs
aieuiliome V R Ml'M,
A. .1 I H, C ol R Sachem.
yyillHMII si IKHT . son
,, i.ennet. w.. (..ip-ie c ,eek. Colo,
I stawishej in coWaJo in 1876
'"'B. ngineers. Assaer, Chrmlsts, StanJarJ
Woik. Peis,.iul Attenilon. Reasonable Prices, l-orly
trarsPiaclWe. GolJ (cioclHeassat), vv golJ. sil
ver c. golJ. silver, topper, fi.w A liberal Jls-
count on all hills oter 5iu. A share ol uiur work
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p '- starr.
Center. ,or lllKht. Sumpter, Oiecon
pENNER & WORTHINGTON
Civil and Mining Engineers.
U. S. Deputy Mineral Survtors lor Orecon, Wash
ington, UitmiinJ Montana. I nglneers for the
Sumpler Tnwnslle Company, LImltfJ.
Unditround ind Pttint Surveys,
ind Orauf htlnf .
H. T. HENDRYX & CO.,
Mines Bought, Sold and Developed.
llargaln In Sumpler District
W. A. SAMMS,
IIAKLP citv, : OKCIlOS
Reliable plam, specifications an J estimates lurnlslie J
U. S. Deputy Mineral Surveyor lor Oregon an J
Matin, Examinations anj reports on mining proper
ties. Hakhm City ami Suvtck. Orloon.
E A. CLEM & CO.
Propirtlti Eiimlnid ind NtperUd on, Mimbir Port
land Mining Stock Eictiinfi
146 THIRD ST. PORTLAND, ORE.
QHAS. H. CHANCE
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Rooms 2 and 3, First Rank of Sumpter
L T. BROCK, M. D.,
Physician and Surgeon.
Srecl.il Attention Given to Surgery anj to DIs.
eases ol Women. Ollice, Nelll Ifiock; ReslJence,
(iranlte Slteel nea Mill
Physician and Surgeon
SUMI'IIM IIPSIHAI HOSPITAL
Telephone Main 15.
SUMIM'ER DEVELOPMENT CO.
Owners of all the choice acreage sur
rounding Sumpter. Inside residence lots
on easy terms. Apply to
SEYMOUR II. BELL. Manager.
City RecorJer anj Notary I'uMIc
Agent lor l')ilclJe I Ire Hxtlngul slier.
gTOTT & SHELTON,
SAM U. STOTT
J. 1. MtllTOS
Attorneys at Law.
W. H. V. HAMILTON.
Mining anj Consulting Engineer.
Mining Properties EnamlneJ, ReporleJ
On anj I or Sale.
t T. FREEMAN
All Kinds of Work Done at Reasonable
. Rates .
First Hank ol
. . . Sumpter .
GENERAL DEALERS IN
Shelf and Heavy
and Steel Pipe
Fuse and Caps
E. P. Bergman &
Mill Street, Wood's Building.
LINES OH THE
Sumpter Transportation Co.
CARRYING U S. MAILS.
i:i" p. m.
:io p. m.
ro p, m.
TH p m.
L ,,,, Sumpter...
Ar CllftorJ ...
Lv CllffnrJ ...
Ar io:)o a, m.
Lv 8 00 a, m.
.Ar r.i" a. m.
Ly ;oo a. m.
Connecting at Austin lth stages lor Canyon City
ij Interior points.
l"40 p. m,
5 00 p. m,
.llonanta. . . Lv
7:jo a. m.
6: o . m.
Connecting at llonanra ulili stages for Pyx,
RoNntonsllle, Worle, Virginia, Don Juan anJ
u:o p. m
4: to r. m
Livery at Granite to North lork. ReJ Hoy, Ban-
lette anj ajjcent mines.
i:io p. m.
1 00 p. m.
i'-io p. m
. . . liourne......Lv
Q'.lo a. m
800 a. m
7: )o a. m
IncluJIng North Pole, E. a E., Climax. OhloanJ aJ