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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (July 3, 1901)
Wednesday, July 3, 1.901
THE SUMPTER MINER
An ordinanco granting to the Sumpter
and Bourne Railway Company, it suc
cessors mid assign?, n franchise to lay
railway tracks in the City of Sumpter,
and to operate and run electric cars
and electric trains thereon.
Tiik Citv of SujiiTEii Does Ordain as
Section 1. That a franchise for the
period of JHty years from the date of the
passage of this ordinance is hereby
granted to the Sumpter and Bourne.
Kail way Company, itssuccessora und as
signs, to establish, locate, lav
down and maintain railway tracks, with
switches and sidings, from the northern
boundary of the cortiorato limits of the
City of Sumpter, South along Bourne
avenue to Granite street, thence south
along said Cracker street to tho line of
the railway of tho Sumpter Valley Kail
way Company, thence southeasterly
ami parallel with said lino of railway of
said Sumpter Valley Railway Company
to Mill and Auburn streets.
Also from Cracker and Granite streets
along said Granite street to Mill street,
thence south on Mill street to the south
erly terminus thereof.
Also from Austin and Mill streets cast
along raid Austin street to the bound
nry of the corfmrate limits of the said
City of Sumpter.
Also from Austin and Bonanza streets
south on said Bonanza strvot to tho
smelter plant erected by the Union
Smelter Manufacturing Company, all in
said City of Sumpter.
Section 2. That a franchise for the
period of fifty years from the date
of the passage of this ordinance is here
by granted to the Sumpter and Bourne
Railway Company, its successors and
nssigns to run and operate electric cars
ami electric trains upon such railway
tracks as may bo constructed by said
Sumpter and Bourne Railway Com
pany, its successors and assigns, under
the franchises granted by thisordiiiance.
Section 3. That a franchise for the
period of lifty years from the date of the
passage of this ordinance is hereby
S ranted to thu Sumpter and Bourne
tallwny Company, its successors and as
signs, to excavate for, erect and main
tain poles and wires, and such other de
vices for the distribution of electric
pou'or us it may deem oxcdient, in the
manner which may now or 'hereafter be
provided for by ordinance or ordinances
of the City of Sumpter, along the routes
of railway for the construction of which
franchises are by this ordinance granted.
Section 4. The tracks of said railway
shall bo laid flush with tho grade of
streets where tho streets are graded,
and said Sumpter and Bourne Railway
Company, its successors and assigns,
shall plank, pave or mecadamise, and
keep in constant repair, as tho munici
pal authorities of the City of Sumpter
shall direet, that portion of the street or
streets along and over which said rail
way or any switch or siding shall be laid
at grade, the whole of said railway,
switches and sidings between the tracks
thereof, and for the width of eighteen
inches on the outside of said rails, and
for the width of the space between a
main lino of railway and any switch or
siding in connection therewith.
Section 5. The franchises grouted by
this ordinance uro granted only niton
the understanding and condition that
work upon the construction of a
of railway by said Sumpter and
Bourne Railway Company, its successors
or.assigns, from the City of Sumpter, In
thu Comity of Baker uud State of Ore
gon, to the Town of Bourne, in said
County and State, shall be actually com
menced by Novemlier 1st, 1001, uud
thereafter continuously prosecuted to
the extent the weather permits, and
that a line of railway from said City of
Sumpter to said Town of Bourne, shall
bo completed and in actual oiwratiou by
November 1st. 1U02; anil the City of
Sumpter hereby reserves tho right, in
the event that actual work shall not
be commenced upon suid proposed line
of railway by said November 1st, 1001.
and thereafter continuously prosecuted
to tho extent the weather may permit,
or in the ovont that said railway from
said City of Sumpter to said Town of
Bourne shall not be completed and in
operation by November 1st, 1002, to de
clare by ordinanco, all the rights, privi
leges and franchises hereby grunted to
said Sumpter and Bourne Railway Com
pany, forfeited and determined ; and in
the event that said line of railway shall
not be completed from Sumpter to
Bourne, by said 1st day of November,
1902, and the rights, privileges and fran
chises granted by this ordinance shall
be declared by the City of Sumpter, for
feited and determined, all trackage laid
and other improvements made by said
Sumpter and Boumo Railwav Company,
within the City of Sumpter, in connec
tion with said line of railwav. shall bo
and become tho property of 'the City of
Section ft. Tho franchise granted by
this ordinance for a lino of railway froiii
Cracker and Granite streets, thence oast
on said Granite street to Mill street,
thence south on Mill street to Auburn
street, is hereby declared to lie a fran
chise granted for the purposes of passen
ger tratllc only, and the City of Sumpter
hereby reserves tho right, in addition
to tho rights heretofore reserved in this
ordinance, to declare, by ordinance, tho
franchise along said streets last named,
forfeited and determined, should said.
Sumpter and Bourne Railway Company,
its successors or assigns not complete
and have in operation by November 1st,
1002, a line of railway along said streets
for the carrying of passengers; and the
said City of Sumpter also hereby re
serves the right, should said Sumpter
and Bourne Railway Company, its suc
cessors or assigns, at any time after No
vember 1st, 1002, fail for any live days in
any one month, to oerato said passen
ger line along said streets last named, or
should fall to make at least two round
trips per day thereover between tho City
of Sumpter and the Town of Bourne, or
should fail to make the number of trips
thereover within the limits of the City of
Sumpter, which the council of the City
of Sumpter may declare to be necessary
to accommodate tho passenger tralllc
thereover, to declare, by ordinance, the
franchises granted by this ordinance for
said line of railway from Cracker and
Granite streets west to Mill street, and
thence south on said Mill street to Au
burn street, forfeited and determined,
in which ovont the trackage of said rail
way company on said streets shall be
come the property of tho City of Sump
ter. Section 7. The franchise granted by
tliis ordinance for a line of runway from
the line of railway of the Sumpter Val
ley Jtuilwuy Company's line of railway
to Auburn and Mill streets, is granted
subject to all present existing rights,
privileges uud franchises now held,
owned or possessed by said Sumpter
Valley Railwuy Company.
Section 8. All the franchises granted
bv this ordinanco aro eranted uihiii tho
condition that said Sumpter and Boumo
Hallway Company, us successors or as
signs, shall, after the completion of its
proposed line of railway from Sumpter
to Bourne, continuously operate the
same, uud shall make at least two trips
per day, unless prevented by the action
of the elements, fire or other unavoid
able casualty, between Sumpter and
liourne, una siiouiu sum bumpier una
Bourne Railway Company, its successors
or assigns, after the completion of its
railway from Sumpter to Bourne, not
oorate the same us provided for in this
ordinance, an ine ngnis, privileges ami
franchises granted by this ordinance,
may, by ordinanco, be declured forfeited
and determined, and all trackage and
other improvements mude by said Sump
ter and Bourne Railway Company, with
in the City of Sumpter, its successors or
assigns, shall, in case of such declaration
of forfeiture, lie uud become the proerty
of the City of Sumpter.
Section 0. The railwuy tracks from
Austin and Mill streets along said Aus
tin street to the corjioriitu limits of the
City of Sumpter. and from Auburn mid
Mill streots south on Mill street to tho
southerly terminus thereof, and from
Austin and Bonanza streets south on
Bonanza street to the smelter plant
erected by the. Union Smelter Manufac
turing Company, franchises for which
ure granted hy this ordinanco, shall be
laid and curs uud trains otieruted there
on, or on uny part of said streets last
above named, within such time us the
council of the City of Sumpter shull by
ordinance hereafter fix, uud if suid rail
wuy stracks shall not be luid und curs
operated thereon within such time us
the council may by ordinanco fix, the
council may declare the franchise for a
railway truck umjii such streets or or
tiou thereof us the council muy have or
dered a railwuy truck luid, foneited uud
determined, provided that said Sumpter
and Bourne Railway Comimuy, its suc
cessors and assigns, shull not be required
to lay trucks or operate cars or trains on
uny of said streets lust named before
November 1st, 1002, and provided, fur
ther, that said Sumpter und Bourne
Railway Comjiany, its successors or as
signs, shull not ucquire any right to lay
a railway truck or retain a franchise
therefor, on uny ortion of the streets
last above named, unless said railway
track or tracks shall be completed to thu
extent the council of the City of Sumpter
may by ordinance order.
Section 10. The said Sumpter and
Bourne Kailway Company, its successors
and ossigns, shall bo doomed to have for
foitod nil rights, privileges and fran
chises granted by this ordinance, unless
it shall, or some one In Its behalf, tile
with the Recorder of the City of Sump
tor, within thirty days from tho date of
the passage of this ordinance, a written
acceptance of the provisions of thisor
diiiance. Passed the council June 17, 1001.
K. I.. Mannino,
Recorder of the Citv of Sumpter.
Approved June 20, UH)1.
J. 11. RoiiuiNs, Mayor.
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