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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (June 19, 1901)
THE SUMPTER MINER
Wednesday, June 1 9, 1901
$15,000 Sis. To be Given Away
Toronto Capital Going Into
Deer .Creek District.
J. II. McCalluin left Saturday with an
outfit tn start work on another group of
claims located Just north of the Mac's
Luck property, known as the Mac's Hope
group, on Deer creek, east of town.
Active development work will he pushed
on this hunch, from whk'h assays on top
run from go cents to $2 40. More or less
work, as vet little depth having been at-
tallied, has been done on these claims, In
the way of tunnels.
The property Is said to show splendid
surface Indications and is well worthy of
considerable money being spent for fur
ther development. Toronto capital Is be
iiiK invested hi the property.
The Deer Creek district Is attracting
considerable attention of late and much
development wotk is being done there.
Large bodies of low grade free milling
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Hie:, llic vcilia ifciiip, line Ifliica, me mt f
predominating characterlsts ol tlie Uls
trlit. As everyone familiar with mining
matters knows, these are the conditions
from which big mines are made, which
pay princely dividends and In such prop
erties large capital Is seeking Investment,
It being a safer proposition than farming
or hanking. ,
That Lawton -Whitney Wagon Road.
A move Is on foot to establish a wagon
road from Whitney up Camp creek, over
the divide and down Heaver creek to Ala
mo and Lawtou. I he promoters of this en
terprise are the citizens of Whitney and
the Similiter Valley railroad. Alamo and
Lawton people are asked toco-operate by
paying (or that portion of the road on tills
side of the summit. l:roui the present
status ol affairs, the Standard sees but lit
tle utility to our people In furtliereng such
n project. The distance from Lawton to
Whitney Is anywhere from eighteen to
twenly-oiic miles, and to Sumpter it is
about sixteen miles. I:relght rates to
Whitney are ten cents per hundred great
er than to Sumpter, and why should we
p.iy the increased freight rate and haul
our goods a greater distance, Is not alto
gether clear. 'I he Sumpter Valley rail
road owns the townsite of Whitney and
obviously is interested in its development
as a supply point. If this is true the rail
road company should make some conces
sions In the way of reduced transportation
rates In older to draw the tide of trade
and travel from the town of Sumpter.
Until this Is done we cannot see why our
people should become enthusiastic over
the construction of wagon roads to further
what on the surface seems nothing more
nor less than a town booming scheme.
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THE PRESS PUBLISHING ASSCCfATICH Will Give $15,000
in 1,000 Cash PriHS to those making the nearest esti
mate on the combined Ollieinl Vote of OHIO,
MASSACHUSETTS and IOWA, cast for Gov
ernor on tlic 5th day or November, 1901.
f Estimate the total vote in thews three States
combined for Governor and send your estimate
and subscription to THE SUMPTEIl MINER
and you will receive a certificate which will en
title you to participate in the distribution of tbo
815,000 to be awarded by the Press Publishing
Association, of Detroit, Mich., to those making (
tbo nearest estimates of the Official Voto for Gov
ernor in tbo states of Ohio, Massachusetts and
Iowa, to be determined by tbo Election to bo held
on tbo Alii day of November, 1001.
We have mado arrangements with tbo Press
Publishing Association, of Detroit, Mich., to en
able our subscribers to participate in the distribu
tion of these magnificent prizes, amounting to
who sends us 81.25 for six month's
or 8Z.UU tor 0110 years subscription to lllfe
SUM1TER MINER will receive a certificate
which will entitle him to participate in the distri
bution of tbo prizes. Present subscribers may
take advanoago of this oflcr and their subscrip
advnnce is mado in the prico of our paper; you get tbo
tious will bo extended from ilntti of nxtitrntinti.
ccrlihcato nb-olntely tree.
B VrjUf Estimate When you send in your subscription you nlso send your estimate. Bo careful to
S J-dl,llIIa.lC wrj(0 ..our iiiiino address and estimate as plainly as iwssiblc. As soon as wo re
ceive your subscription wo will sum! you 11 certificate of tbo Press Publishing Association, of Detroit, Mich.,
containing your estimate, which will insure you any prizo your estimate may entitle you to claim. Wo will filo
n duplicate v-cHil'icnto with tbo Press Publishing Association. Every subscriber may mako as many estimates
and .will receive as many certificates as ho sends subscriptions to THE SUMPTER MINER.
Club misers will receive a certificate for each subscription obtained.
To aid subscribers in forming their estimate, we fur
nish the following data:
9. 1841 v.
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Took out $1408 in Fifty Days.
As an illustration ot the rich placer
ground along all the creek bottoms In
this district, J M. McKee and his two
sons, Si and Harry, last week made a
cleanup at their placers on ten cent creek,
three miles northwest of Granite, and se
cured six pounds of gold dust, amounting
to' $1408. All they used In washing it out
was two pieces of ordinary hose, and this
cleanup Mas the result of fifty days
work. Granite Gem.
Placer Claim for Sale.
An extraordinary chance for the pur,
chase of a fine placer property with plenty
of water, all ready for profitable work.
S6me cash and time. Will bear Investi
gation. Address M. J., care of MINER,
Prompt attention to orders for cut flow
era and floral pieces. City Green House
Baker City, Oregon.
The combined Olticl.il Vote In these three States In
1,684,410 Increase 9.56 per cent
, 1.616.4H decrease 1.04 "
1K44 niiitfH? decrease 5.10
iByj " , M?b 451 Increase .t "
IM '' I,va6,7i8 Increase . "
i8gr " 1,571,109 decrease 18.40 "
iM " ,,.,, i, ti,4o decrease .u "
ifkxj " , i,6t,iS9 Increase 7.89
Increase 18.88 "
The crtilficate ol the Secretaries ol the States nameJ showing the
combined OlticUl Vote will determine who aie entitled to the prlies and
the awards Kill be made within jo days alter the Olticlal Vole Is known.
Tim Suhptdr Mimr will publish the names and aJJresses of the
PRIZES TO BE AWARDED AS FOLLOWS:
To the nearest correct estimate SB, OOO. OO
To the and 3,500.00
To the ird 1,000.00
Statement ol Mr. W. A. I'ungs, President ol the Central Savings
Hank, Detroit, Michigan:
ticrcbv Certify, that th
deposited ftlB. OOO 'n Central Savings Hank. Detroit, Mich., lor
I the Press Publishing Association Jias
the exptes purpose ofjpavlng the I'rlies In their Contest on the com
bined Othctal Vote ol the States ol Ohio, Massachusetts and Iowa, and
that this lund can be used lor no other purpose.
President Central Savings Dank,
To the 4th
To the ;th
To the 6th
To the 7th
To the 811
To the 9th..,.. ,
To the 10th
To the next tonearest $15 each
To the next 15 nearest S10 each
To the next 14a nearest $5 each
To the next 160 nearest $4 each
To the next 180 nearest f 1 each
To the next aoo nearest $1 each
To the next a6o nearest Si each
Total, 997 rrlies, amounting to 111,100.00
In Addition to tho Above Prlioa the Following
Spoolal Prlieavtill bo Paid:
To the person making the nearest correct estimate be
fore July 10th $ 1,000.00
To the person making the nearest correct estimate be
tween July io(h and August toth $ 700.00
To the person making rhe nearest correct estimate be
tween August loth and September 10th f 600.00
Total, 1,000 Prlies, amounting to ,
In case of a tie. or that
equally correct, prizes will
two or more estimators are
be divided equally between
This is One of the Greatest Offers Ever Made
The Cash Must Accompany Your Order. THE SUMPTEr MINER Costs
You Only $2.00 A Year. You Get The Certificate Absolutely Free.
Address your orders to THE MINER, Sumpter, Oregon.