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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (March 20, 1901)
THE SUMPTER MINER
Wednesday, March 20, 1901
SL'iMI'IEK is located in the Blue
Mountains, 4.2 .19 teet above
sea level, healthful climate,
ami 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 ol 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, 898, 350; 1899, 500; J 900, 3000
Amount Merchandise Carried.
Dni'iiilMT, IK0.S, 20,000
I .'i duller, I.H00, 1 00,1100
DimviiiImt, 1000, '.')0,000
Value ol Impiovements.
IKON, $25,000; I MOO, 155,000;
1)100, '.Till, I l(l I.
I .SON, nun.", 100, lO.'llirl front
age, 7"i li'ci of which i two
.-Ion; 1000, IMS lirt frontnge,
100 liri of which i two Mury.
'I'litul lo date, .'151 li't'l.
Streets Graded and Paved.
I. SOS, noiii'; 1800, iioiii; 1000,
1851 led, iiNu initio ol' sidewalks
$60,000 Water System.
1 80S, niiiii-; I S!l!l, $10,000 cv
penilcd in tin1 construction of a
giuvily water system; 1000, 20,
000 espcnilcil in completion ol
miiiu'. t'iinu'itv of reservoir,
I, '.'00,000 gallons located l.S,ri
licl iiliovo tlu levi'l of iriii('iiul
Mini; 10 inch steel mains from
ic-crvoir to Iiimiiox portion; l.'t
I'uv hydrants on Iiimiii's streets.
1808, miiif; 1800, one chemical
engine; 1000, two Iiim calls,
'."J00 feet hoe, well equipped
hook Mini ladder Unci;, i Imp'
cliciiiiciil engine, .'I ilepailiuent
buildings, lui-c mill hell lower.
Lumber and Logs in 1900
1'ioni within .-even miles of Samp
ler, lictwccii twenty-live anil
thiitv million feci wn cut during
the cur 1000
$0,000 Electric Light Plant.
1800,83,500; 1800, li,500 ad
ilitioual; 1000, 20,000 addition
al. Ciiiiicily of ilant, 2000 in
caiuNcont anil -10 arc lights.
Streets well lighted.
Public Schools, 1900.
Large public school building with
four rooms and one largo room
occupied in another building.
30,000,000 pounds freight re
ceived over y. V. H. It. during
1!)00; 2000 cars, 270 of which
were machinery for our mined.
This rcipiircd 7500 four-horse
teams to transHrt it to the mines,
or 20 four-horse teams each day,
or one four-horse team leaving
hero every .'10 minute, ten hours
each day, during the year.
Passengers over S. V. It. It. lur
ing 181)0, 27,000; 1000, 33,93-1.
$60,000 Transportation Outfit.
200 horses in use moving freight
and passengers to the surrounding
camps. Daily stages to Bourne,
Granite, lied Boy, Law ton, Bo
nanza, Clill'ord, Austin, Susan
villc, Prairie City, John Day,
Canyon City and other points,
New Brick Hotel.
$35,000 hrick hotel building in
course of construction; will bo
completed by April 1, 1001.
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