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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (March 6, 1901)
THE SUMPTER MINER
Wednesday, March 6. 1901
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SUMP'I lr.K is located 111 the Blue $
Mountains, 4.J.J9 feet above j
sea level, healthful climate, J
aiul is the commercial, banking,
mining and distributing center for
the entire distiict 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 gtowth 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.
I)ccciiihcr, I MILS, 8 20,000
I) inher, IHil'.l, 1011,(1110
)ceciiihcr, 1000, 'JfiO.OOO
Value of Improvements.
1808, $25,000; 1800, 155,000;
1808, nun.-; 1800, Hi.'t feel front
age, 75 lid (il which is two
loiy; 1000, 188 feet frontage,
100 lie! of which is (wo Mory.
Total In iliilc, .'151 1'cct.
Streets Graded and Paved.
1808, none; 1800, none; 1000,
1851 lirl, hI-ii miles of f ih'tilk-'
$00,000 Watei System.
1808 ; I. SOD, $10,000 c.-
pelldcd ill the colil Miction ol' il
giuil water MMcm; 1000, ''(),
000 expended in i'oniih'lioii ol'
sum1. Cupiicitv ol' icMMXoir,
I, '.'00,000 villous, loealcd 18,'.
del iihuw the level of niiiciial
fliii'l; 10 inch hit el main I'lom
ii'M'iMiii In Inline- ioitiuii; l.'l
I'ue huliiilll- mi liM-ine MiccIn
1808, mine; ISO!), om eheinieiil
engine; 1000, two line eiiil.-,
22(10 liel hoc, well (iiiiiiil
hook Mini huhler tiuek, 1 huge
eheinieiil engine, .'I dcpailmcni
liiiildings, Iiom mill hell lower.
Lumber and Logs in 1900
Kium within mvcii iniliMil Sump
ler, lictwtcn twenty-live iiml
thiitv iiiillioii lirl wn cut dining
the 'enr I !KI0
$0,000 Electric Light Plant.
1800, 8:j, "()(); 1800, (1,500 nd
(litional; 1000, 20,000 addition
al. Caimeitv of plant, 2000 in-
caud.sccnt ami -10 arc
Streets well lighted.
Public Schools, 1900.
Large, jiultlicj school liuildiug with
tour rooms and one largo room
occupied in another huihling.
.'!0,000,000 pounds freight re
ceived over S. V. It. It. dining
1 000; 2000 ears, 270 of which
were machinery for our mines.
This icipiired 7.")()0 four-horse
teams to truusiort it to the mined,
or 20 four-hoie teauit each day,
or one four-hoic team leaving
here every .'10 minutes, ten hours
each day, during the year.
IV-cngei over S. V. It. It. dur
ing 1800, 27,000; 1000, .'J.'l.O.'U.
60,000 Transportation Outfit.
200 hoiM's in uo moving freight
and pa-cngcrs to the Miriiinnding
camp. Daily stages to Boiiiih-,
(irauite, Ited Hoy, Law ton, Uo
nana, C'liflhid, Autin, Suan
ville, I 'mil it) City, .John Day,
Caiivou Citv mid other iioints.
New Brick Hotel.
S;ir,()00 hriek hotel liuildiug in
couie of construction; will lie
completed hy April 1, 1001.
Manufacture.- all its liuildiug ma
terial lumber, liriek, etc.
LOTS $25 AND UPWARD
address W, G CALDER, Secretary S T Co, limited
P. O. DRAWER 77, SUMPTER, OREGON