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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
They Arc As Necessary As
Flour and Bacon.
"A tiMr of MkI'ik Info irmtt a JotKrrmu UJr,
by the purchaser, Mr. E.L. Hackett. The
origini! purchase price was $15,000, the
amount paid over yesterday being J6000.
Several Baker Cltv people were benefited
bv the payment yesterdiy, including Mrs.
C. I. Mvde, Mrs. W. H. Packwood, Jr.,
Hiram Madden and James Cavln. The
Torn P.iine Is a good property and one
which has produced thousands in the past.
A urr.it deal of development work has
hern done on the mine and Is now show
ing up well. Mr. Hackett, the owner of
wi.rre tn i cn.w iiiftn in r. Hit nrvcr Jati- in the 1 niii Paine, also owns the Carpenter
HJ" j Hill mine and operated an arastra very
lh.it Is what some one with a poet's successfully last year on ore from the
liirnsr li.is s.ild of "hopr." K some suih
"Kan" tin faith were in easy reach of the
properties. It is his Intention sometime
In the near future to erect a mill on Sal-
writer, It would he inherit d here; but It Is j iiirm crrrk, between the two mines, and
nut, '-I) that put of the text must he operate both properties ou a larger scalr.
hvrrvinir wliti Ills breu tine nl a min
ing itiiiiiuiinltv; tine who Ins met the
priiprctnr, the (tail hl.iets as a brother,
atr thrii grub and doubled ui h.ankels
Willi thru., knows that wlll.m.l these two K",u ""' "
splriiii..! ..i .lilies, I , and hope, no mine ""tons were taken from
would ever have ben, developed. Tlirv , V,,IT ? "-' ,irop",V'
Vinson's Poclctli Full of Gold Buttom.
W. I.. Vi'isnn, the eastern Oregon min
im plunger, Is In the city with a pocket
full of gold buttons of all sles. These
the ore of Mr.
the Carroll H,
near Maker City, and are beautiful to be-
in.. Mhtilitti v iif-rrvs.iri Inr flit fii .'mil
plishu.r.it f th.t end; as much m. as Hour ! hold' Thcv ''K'- in weight and value
...J ul ...I ' r) l Tfj " V IIISUII, Willi .1011111
powder-es, ,.s experk-uir and ,,e. ' a yr-v ngii, nmewii.ii iom nw grip i i ine
, easiern urrgnn mining ueius iiirnugn tne
jlvlilu.il Is up ..gainst KU I" ll-Carroll H and It Is his purpose
i ..I wasted years, of t get It nut.-Portland Telegram.
and baton, as pick and diill
lint every t.i.cr In a while a man s , mispi-Ioii of operations of the Engl sh
found whose l.iith Is greater linn his P. j syndicate, represented by lilm, Is on his
perir.ue and whose hope Is not based ou ''' again and promises ere long to recoup
i..i.m..M.rr. I., this r..se Hw r!,..,..rr J 'ls lnssrs' He says there are barrels of
atr that siuh .in ludivlilii.il
a b.irirn ptiiposltini
trtiillrss labor. Not alw.tvs, however. Pint Crtek Nugget Weighing $107.
livrrv milling camp li.is its casr to prove Mt(; McEndier, who owns valuable
the old viw alioiit "a tool lor luck." I ,,,,Crr cUms ine crcet 0 ,he
Now hrtr Is a tine stmv, w hkh h is come , ,lmt ,jvrr n.( wns ,he dly yfs,er.
to llll MlMK's, kuiM ledge, ot where a d,y wi a cleanup, consisting mostly of
linn is sntely "long" in. both f.iiili .iiul tflMTse ntlKSets. Mi. Mcl:ndree has been
hope, and It any one thinks he Is going to I urlfiliiK on his claim all winter and will
rxiinpllly the tool-hick tlicory, lie .m get , ,,e ,,rrp;irrj ,,, m;1c ., KoJ ,,, w,e ,,e
stinir vuy long sliot brls that it will he st.;,M) ,..,, Aiiioiik the other nuggets
one ol the exceptions, Hi it ;ire said to be j rm,K i,y Mr. McHndree was a beau
nrrss.y to prou- the rule. lif(, M.CIIMt. ,,e s,;ipe of a raf
I lie central tiguir hi tills episode Is a , wriiililiiE f 107. It was on exhibition at
man evidently more than sixty ears old.
His uihihig experience Is decidedly limited.
lie ariivrd here a year ago, mute or less.
Instead ot prospecting; looking tor out
cropping ledges or follow lug up the elusive
llti.it due for blind veins, he secured the
services ot one who claimed to be able
tu Incite minrial deposits with the aid of
soinr kind of a m.igtirtic maJiiue. Were
this an argument against the employment
the First National bank and attracted a
great deal of attention from its peculiar
MAP GIVEN AWAY.
How to Get a Large One of ne United
States, (or the Wall.
If you are going east, or thinking of
sending for your family, do not buy your
of such devkes, it would be shown that I tickets until you have secured rates from
nrithrr gold, silver, lead nor coppei pos-1 the Illinois Central Railroad company,
sessrs in.iguriic proprttles; but as It Is a j Their service Is excelled by none, and
simple narrative, all siiJi side issues will they can reach all points In the east, south
be omitted. and sotlieast from any point in Oregon,
Auyw.iv, tills m.iiliinrr.xprit monkeyed I Washington or Idaho. Through tourist
around witli his nuull instiumeiit lor a c-r fiom Pacific Coast to New York,
day or two, tin illv got the tip where the I If you will send fifteen tents in stamps
bluest hnnau.i in eastern Oregon lay j to the address given below, we will for
hlddrn.iud Indi: ited thr ex.kt spot where i ward vou bv return mail a large wall map
tlie sliatt sliould br sunk to tap the high i f the United States, Cuba and Porto
values. I his Is onlv a lew miles lioin Ulco, 3 jx.jo hulies.
Summer. I liru-is a lava demislt some . ror p iriuui.trs reg 1 ruing passenger or
toity or liltv lert tlikk. I he old gentle
linn lias been working there .ill whiter,
alone, lie lias gone down thirty-live feet,
every pound ol rock hating been labo
riously taken eu: bv hliiiselt, unaided.
He goes down, liX's Ills blasts, Jiinhs up
the laddei, desvends aftei the explosion
and tills the I'luhet, again climbs to Hie
sutf.tcr and tutus the uhiOliss. his
inonotlnous, vitality sapping labor has
been in progiess lour or live mouths, and
the gamr old man Is still it woik.
He informed a MIM k man Monday
that he had riuountrted a sttiiiger as
wide as lilsiuigri lint laities seven dol
lars In gold, and that now lie feels sine lie
will strike It ilch when he gets through
the lava capping.
If he should, lie would surely have the
laugh on the mining world, and I III:
MlNlik hopes he will, though it "cop
pers" the play.
freight tales, t.ill on or address
II. II. TRUMBULL.
C01nn1ero.il Agent, .i I'hlrd street, Pott
I mil Oregon.
Final Payment Made on the Tom Paine.
Pinal payment was made 011 thr Torn I
Painr mine In this city yesterday afternoon '
E. P. Bergman
Mill Street, Wood's Building.
C. C. BASCH1:, Pres.
J. G. HURT, Sec'y.
LIBERTY BELL CONSOLIDATED MINES
COMPANY own four quartz claims in
the Alamo division of the famous Red
Boy district, one half mile from the
town of Alamo, in Grant County, Oregon.
In the very heart of possibly the greatest
mineral zone in all the world, surrounded by
such well-known operating properties as the
Bonanza, Strassburg, Red Boy, Inter Mountain,
Cougar, Concord, Alamo and Quebec.
The claims are well timbered and waterad.
Geological formation argellite and porphyry.
Character of ore simple silicious quartz, sixty
per cent free milling, the remaining values
concentrating 50 in one.
Three distinct, well defined veins can be
traced for a distance of 1000 feet on the sur
face, averaging from 14 to 30 feet between
walls, giving $7.20 per ton on surface.
Numerous open cuts, adits, tunnels and
cross country trenches thoroughly prospect
the width and value of the ledges.
Pan samples taken from various test pits
on the surface, never fail to yield a fine pros
pect in free gold, the assay value giving as
high as $216 per ton in gold.
The Strassburg group, which adjoins the
Liberty Bell on the north and east, in driv
ing a cross cut to tap their main lead at a depth
of 500 feet, have cut two blind ledges 14 and
19 feet in width only ir;o feet from our side
line, coursing southwest through three of the
Liberty Bell claims.
Capitalization, 1,000,000 shares, par value
$1 each, fully paid and non-assessable, 400,
000 shares in the treasury. The first issue of
100,000 shares is offered at 25 cents per share.
Price of second issue will be advanced to 50c.
The proceeds from the sale of 200,000
shares properly expended in developing the
mines and purchasing milling plant, will en
ablethe Liberty Bell to pay $30,000 monthly.
All checks and drafts should be made pay
able to R. II. Miller, Treasurer, who is Cash
ier of the First Bank of Sumpter.
For prospectus, leports and general infor
mation regarding the property, address,
Liberty Bell Con