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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (July 3, 1901)
Wednesday, July 3, 190:
THE SUMPTER MINER
VUI Inspect Oregon's Desert Land.
A press dispatch from Tho Dalles says
that Representative Moody 1ms just re
ceived a letter from Hon. H. F. Newell,
chief hydrograplicr of the geological de
partment at Washington, stating that
he, with Gifford Pinchut, chief of the
forestry bureau, will reach Tho Dalles
about August 1, when they expect to
Join Mr. Moody on a drive through the
semi-arid sections of eastern Oregon.
No itinerary will bo fixed until the ex
act date of their arrival is known. How
ever, tho trip contemplated is from Tho
Dalles to Prineville, thence by way of
tho headwaters of tho Deschutes to
Burns, Harney county, and, if time will
permit, on through to Malheur county.
Mr. Moody will make announcement of
tho route when it is determined upon, in
order that tho stockmen interested in
pasturage on forest reserves and those
interested in the reclaimation of arid
lands may have an opportunity to meet
these gentlemen. Since they are the
heads of tho forestry and hydrographic
bureaus of tho government, and upon
whoso reports pasturage in forest re
serves may bo regulated in tho fuiuro,
it is important that all interested in tho
question should meet thoso gentlemen.
Mr. Newell and Mr. l'inchot both havo
indicated a doslro to moot tho woolgrow
ors of eastern Oregon, and it is expected
a meeting will bo called at The Dalles
and Prineville when thodatoof their ar
ival is known.
Mine are Made, Not Found.
A man who would .hesltato to buy a
farm without an exhaustive examina
tion of all the conditions 'necessary to
success, will como to Colorado and in
vest in mining property without any
tests of the ore and with absolutely no
knowledge of tho business. It is not
'necessary i,n these days to make a mis
take in tho purchase of mining property.
"The oro can be seen and measured ; bo
ifore a dollar is paid on tho projwrty it
can be tested by all means known to
science by men who havo made the bus
iness a lifelong study, and whoso inter
st it is to tell tho truth) and it can then
be decided whuthor or not the mlno "an
ibo made to pay, and exactly what meth
ods of reduction should bo applied to
itheore. When tho character of tho
.ore is understood, and it has been
ihown that a margin of profit
can be assured, the rent is nothing
but intelligent development of tho mine
and a careful application' of the ascer
tained means for the extraction of the
values. Many of tho mistakes are tho
nesult of tho fallacy that mines are
iound, but they aro tho exceptions
which prove tho ruin. Mines must bo
made with tho same care, intelligence
,and skill that arc required to build a
ifactory, and when one goes into mining
bllndfoldod he has no one to blame but
(himself for almost Inevitable dhlutor.
VbHoey's Trained Animal Show.
Tlereis what the 8pokane Chronicle
.ays of I.. J. Whitney's dog and pony
shews: "Crowds cheered the dogs and
ponies. ' (Crowds of interested and en
thusiastic people filled the main tent of
Whitney's dog and pony show last night.
The afternoon performance was well at
tended, and judging from the general
expressions of opinion among those who
attended either performance, that it was
the best show of Its kind that has ever
exhibited in Spokane, Last evening
the big audience was entertained for two
hours in a most creditable manner. The
ponies performed some marvellous feats.
Professor Littel's troup of trained dogs
.and goats are-wonderful, also Professor
i Hunt's educated monkeys call for their,
share of praise. There were .numerous
other good thing, including wire walk
ing, juggling and tumbling. Putting it
.all together it was the best show that
has been in Spokano for a long time and
will always draw big crowds whenover
it comes to this town." This show will
bo in Sumpter July 4 and 5, Don't for
get to see tho novel street parado and
grand freo outside exhibitions.
Indians Gatlyr Lost Wool.
Indians from tho south half of tho
Umatilla reservation aro wandering
through tho counties of Grant and Mor
row, engaged in a peculiar industry.
Every year wagons piled high with sucks
of wool go the longthy routo from Can
yon City to Tho Dalles, whero most of
tho Grant county clipping is marketed.
Points in Morrow county center around
Heppner in the samo way. Tho enter
prising Umatilla Indian and his squaw
leave the reservation and strike for Can
yon City with a couplo of cuyiiHcs. In
variably small bits of wool float from
tho big sacks an lio along tho roadside.
Carefully tho industrious UmatilU gath
ers them until ho has about 200 pounds.
This ho pucks through to Tho Dalles,
180 miles away. It will bring him (10.
Ho hunts and fishes along tho road, pas
tures his wornout cayuse on the way
sldo and tho $10 is utmost clear profit.
An Excursion to Cincinnati.
Tho official routo selected by tho so
ciety of Christian Endeavor for their
International meeting ut' Cincinnati,
Ohio, July 0th to 10th, is O. R. & N. Co.,
Oregon Short Lino, Rio Grande West
ern Railway, Denver & Rio Grande Rail
road, Burlington and Big Four systems.
The delegates and their friends will leave
Portland on the evening of July 1, stop
ping en routo at Salt Lake City, where
they will be joined by tho California
and Utah delegations. Cordial invita
tion is extended to all, whether En
deavorcrs or othorwlso, who aro contem
plating an eastern trip, to join tho
party. Further particulars may be ob
tained from Rev. A. J. Montgomery,
transportation manager, Oregon City,
Or., or tho Rio Grando Western Rail
way, No. 122 Third street, Portland, Or.
Are now in effect to Buffalo, New York.
Do you expect to attend tho Pan
If so, do not buy your tickets until you
have investigated the services of the IL
LINOIS CENTRAL Railroad.
Our accommodations are the best that
can bo had, our trains aro always on
time, and employes courteous and ac
commodating. Through tourist cars from tho Pacific
Coast to Boston via Buffalo.
If you will send fifteen cents in stamps
to address given below, wo will forward
you, by return mail, one of our lurgo 34x
40 inch wall maps of the United States,
Cuba and Porto Rice.
Any information regardiug rates, ac
commodations, servico, time, connec
tions, stop-overs, etc., will bo cheerfully
furnished by B. 11. Thumbull, Com'l.
Agent, Third street, Portland, Ore.
New Map of the Cable Gov District.
Engineor W. H. W. Hamilton has just
completed a new map of the Cable Cove
mining district, 17x23 inches in sire,
showing the various properties there,
the mountain ranges, water courses,
wagon roads and trails. Blup prints of
the same are for sale at Tun' Minks of
fice at.$1.80 each, sent postpaid to any
address on receipt of the price.
Haserwood 1st Cicaai Depot
We have arranged to receive daily from
Spokane the celebrated Hazelwood ice
cream, which is served by the dish or in
largo quantities from our Mill street
store. We also carry a full line of con
fectlonery and all 'brands of cigars and
smokers' goods. The Spokane Cigar
Store, opposite Ellis' Opera house.
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Capital Stock $20,000
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Notices for sale at this office.
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