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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (July 9, 1902)
Wednesday, July 9, 1902
THE SUMPTER MINER
OF THE FOURTH
Dunn and Bessler Win Their
Third Drilling Contest.
The Fourth was a rainy, cold, din
agreeable day, of eonrne. Ah ii eonco
qnenco the literary exurcitH were held
in Kills opera bonne. Mrs. Sanford
read tliu Declaration of Independence
mid Hev. J. It. X. Hell, of linker City,
celivered the oration. There wan in ad
dition a inimical program rendered.
The littered of the day wan centered
in the team drilling content, which took
place at the corner of Granite and Center
Htreetn. Five teanm were entered ; from
Goleonda, Campbell and (levin; Ho
nanxa, Lemon and SwiUler; Alamo,
Kmitli and McDonald; Maker City,
ltoHHinaii and Cornitw; Oregon King,
Dunn and Howler.
The hint nun led team, from the Ore
gon King, drilled a hole into hard Gran
ite IIIJb iuclien, winning the llrnt price
of $100. The gentlemen from Bonanza
drove a hole 'W.'x incheH deep and took
neeond money, $100. The Golcouda
1kvh miHKed winning thin hundred hy a
want elglith of an inch, their hole
measuring l!05B inchec and Mayor Kol
Mum regretted their defeat more than
they did tlieincelvex. lloth the Ilaker
City and Alamo teauiH broke drilln and
hud to tilt.
The Hinglu hand drilling contc'Ht
huh pulled off Saturday afternoon, at
the comer of Granite and Mill Htreets.
Krnett A. Urenfell, of the Oregon King,
wontholirnt prixe, 11'51 drilling Hltf
incheH. Coudu, of the Golcouda, car
ried off the Hccoud money, (50, going
down U)i. RoHKinau, of linker, sunk
10?4' and Smith, of Alamo, 8l
TIjIh Ih the third year that Dunn and
Hetixlur have won the llrxt prize in the
team drilling content, and they wore on
thin occimlou the gold and diamond
medalH that the ladicB of Kuinptcr pre-
pcntcd tliem two yearn ago. That night
Home one stole Diinn'ti highly prixed dec
oration while he wan celebrating. Tom
Bonnier BhnrHMied Grenfell'H drills and
couched him duriim the context. Tiie
iiiiprcnnion prevails that Mr. llennler
and his partner'n continued triumpliH
are due an much to bin nkill in Hharpen
ing and tcniHring their drills, an in their
joint line of them and the hammer. He
in naid to imwhchh a knowledge of the art
of working nteel that no one in eantern
Oregon can eual.
In tiie log rolling context Friday after
noon, Will Scott, Will Green and John
Irvln won the (75 prixe money, loading
the ten big logx on a wagon in seven
minutcx and twenty-live Hccoudx. The
other two crewx were UugheH,Tibbxaiid
Johunon ; linker, Nepali and Findley.
Iloth did excellent, rapid work, but met
witli accldeutx and loxt like thorough
bredx. Saturday afternoon Ilaker and Jones
won llOOagaiuxt Scott and Irvin,ineight
miuutcH and thirty-one xecondx, official
time; outxide timers xuid 7:31.
There were many minor events which
tilled in the time and entertained the
Sale of the Red White and Blue.
A sale of the Red White and Blue
mine at Malheur City to an eastern syn
d'eate has been consummated, and Mary
Richardson, tlio owner, has been made
wealthier by several thousand dollars.
The first payment on the purchase price,
f7,500, lias been paid over to Mrs. Rich
ardson, ami two more payments are to
follow. The Red White and Blue mine
attracted considerable attention from
mining men for tho past year or more
and has been under bond several months
to the syndicate purchasing it. Ontario
MALHEUR GOLD DISTRICT.
Hoffman' Itakory makes a npecialty
of furuixhiug ice cream for parties.
Prompt attention given all orders.
Harrison, the Giant l'owder mnn
wants every miner to make his otllce
headiiunrterx when in Sumpter.
Tho celebrated Gnndo's "the beer of
good cheer" always on draught at Dun
phy's The Club.
I.eave your order lor anything in the
rending line with DcNcffe A Mnr.zy.
For tluext confections, fruits, tobaccos,
cider, etc., go to "Sturgill'x."
If in want of clothing, see Nelll Mci
THIS PAPER K.kT 'oak K"s
Advertising Agency, IH and (15 Mer
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tlxingageucy, (115 Marquam llldg., Cort
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tising can be made for it.
Receiving More Attention at Present Than
The Malheur gold district continues to
receive attention. Operations on vari
ous properties there are brisk, 'and somo
worn of magnitude is under way. A
mill is being put in by a La Grande com
pany that will cost (75,000.
The Sunset company, of Weiser, is
sinking n seventy-foot shaft on the Ten
derfoot ledge, and a sixty-foot tunnel
will be run along this ledge to strike the
contact with the Little Johnnie ledge.
Two shifts will be engaged in sinking.
The work will require about a month
and a half. The shaft is now down
alwut twenty feet, and the ore is be
coming baser. This is encouraging, as
it indicates the presence of a Inrge ore
body. It is conlldently predicted that
as the shaft goes down permanent values
will be demonstrated.
W. I). Manley, a well known mining
man of Calaveras county, California,
lias become associated with tho com
pany, and is now at the mines aiding in
the work. The mines are four miles
from Malheur City and twenty-four
miles from Huntington, by a good stage
road, and water for sluicing and stamp
mill work is abundantly supplied by
W. A. Anderson, of Payette, has a
claim below the Sunset property on
which he has sunk a ten-foot shaft, from
which lie received twti nssays of f 120
mid $323. L. K. Verlieck, of this city,
also owns a promising procrty. Seth
Roberts, Harrison Jones and others, of
Weiser, have secured interests there.
Mr. Kriden, of Payette, has recently
taken u bond on a claim and will sink a
shaft this summer.
One of the most convincing proofs of
the richness of tho section is the fact
that Jack Knnor, who belongs at Wei
ser, last season took out $750 in gold
with nrnstra and pan. Mrs. Knnor re-
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