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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 21, 1903)
THE SUMPTER MINER
Wednesday January 21, 190?
THE INDUSTRY PAYS BETTER
THAN ANY OTHER BUSINESS.
Moit Valuiblc Products, Gold and Copper
Decrease in (he Demand of Silver
for Coinage Lower Price Advance
in Electrical Science Create Larger De
mands for Copper and Copper Pro
During tlii'MU tlincn of entcrpriHe ami
Hreut I'oiiinierrial activity in the United
Stnti-H, there in no imliiHtry Unit in re
ceiving more attention or in procuring
butter rcHiiltH tliim mining.
Kvery city Iiiih Itx ureal haiikH with
niillioiiHof i'iiiital imil mllliiHiH of le
iiNitorH, paying millioiiH in Hiiliirlt'H to
their ollleern null liiilliiuiK in iliviriegilH
to their xtoekholilerH.
Tim yearly product of gold, ttllver,
lead mid copper alone, if diHtrihnted
among the miner engaged in tint dlf
erent mining Htalen producing theni)
nictalN, would average from $1000 to
f.'IOOO ht man, or LS) tinieH an much iim
the per capita of product of all other
com hi lied indllHtricH.
Mining priMlnctH, with thu exception
of coal which in mummied, are liieeiiH
inn our nulitl natural wealth, without
hcing dcHtroyed, like thu vegctnhle or
And the iiiohI valiiuhlo product) of
inlncH today arc gold and coper. For
merly a nllver mine wiih mccoikI In value
to that which produced gold, hut the
white metal Iiiih Ixhiii Miporticdcd by
copper in the public demand.
TIiIh Ih accounted for by thu dccrcaNc
in the demand of nilver for coinage and
the increane in thu demand for copcr
in the artN, the rcHiilt of itH growing nxe
in the applianceM of electricity and in
other HcMh of mechanical energy where
metal coiiich in contact with tnointure,
for copper iIih'h not runt.
Silver hringn comparatively Niuall
pnccH in the market when it if Hold for
one in tlmartH for oriiameutH and fur
table ware, for iiiHtance; and the rcnult
ixlhat all through the went hundrcdH of
fiher milicH have been cloned.
Hut the total mining output of the
country Iiiih not nuftireil on account of
thin, for copper ban rircu until now it
Htaudn next to gold in practical com
The development to euormoUH pro
porlioiiH of the copper mining industry
of the country Iiiih come iiIhiiiI in tint
last 'Jil yeaiH, the demand having gnnin
with the pelted ion of uicthodx of apply
iiii; electricity, Tim linehtorn Journal.
minting, a hoHpital Ih more of an at
tractive place than one of fluttering and
mi eery, iih thone not acquainted with a
mixlern eHtahllHhment of this kind may
think. A well retaliated and conducted
lioHpital Ih an attraction rather than a
detriment to a town.
SINKING ON THE ROSS GULCH
Shipments of Ore to the Mill Have Been
Sinking the main Hhaft Ih the prin
cipal work being done on the Kosa
(illicit mine at present. TIiIh property
Ih located near GoiNur.
The depth reached Ih almost L00 feet.
An hood iih the Hecond level Ih reached n
croHHcut Ih to be driven. The Hhaft Iiiih
n full wfdth of ore of the Name grade iih
The ledge in thin projierty Ih in a con
tact between two forniationH, and it Ih
exerted that when it in croHHCtit it will
have materially widened.
The hauling of the ore to the Kmpire
mill, which wan HU8iended for a time,
owing to the heavy hiiowh, in again in
progreHH, and all development at the
proKirty are Iwlng crowded for greater
BACK FROM THE EAST
PURCHASED THE HOSPITAL.
Home For the Sick and Disabled Will Be
l.icloi Aiulcri-on V IVarce, of thin
i y hae acipiired by purchase, the
hoHpital building located on the lHnch
iuimeiliatly north of the public m-IiooI.
The rapid advancement liemg made
by Sumpter and the adjacent tributary
country ciiuhch a liint clam iuniiiutiou
lor the nick and distilled to bo an
Thene two ellicient phyniciaiiH hac
already commenced to reiniMlcl and en
large the hospital building niuce they
Mi'iuiritl the title to the prcmiecH; when
tht-HO iuiproveiueutH are completed,
Hiiinpter will have an tine a homo for the
leniKirary unfortunate an any mining
town can IhuihI of.
With cheerful tmrroiindingH, cleanli
iH, well prepared food and attentive
Captain Herlocker and Wife
Visit Largest Cities.
Captain Otto Herlocker, of the firm of
Neil J. SoretiHeii fc Co., returned on
Sunday from an eaHtern trip of nearly
three montliH duration. On all Ids
travelH liu wiih accompanied by Mru.
During their nbnence they vinited
St. Paul, Omaha, New York, l'hlla
dclphia, HoHton and other large citieH. -
The real object which culled Captain
HerliK'kcr ciiHt wiih that liis presence
wiih ncccHHiiry in thu Hcttlement of his
father'H cHtato at Analanka, Wittcanitin.
However, lie extended IiIh t ravels and
viHlted all the branch ageucicH of IiIh
llrni in thu eantern and wchIitu bind
iichh center. He alt-o eHtahltalied other
conuectiouH which will greatly advance
the iuterehtH of hiniHelf and HHHociatcH,
and the Sumpter district iih well.
Mr. Herlocker found that there wiih
great interest Udug taken in thu mining
MHHihiliticM of eantern Oregon at every
point he visited.
The situ of these wonderful gold llelds
Ih no longer a terra incognito, and when
It Is found a traveler is from Sumpter
or vicinitv, he is plied with iUestioiiH
about thin mine, or that mine, and thu
lie predicts that there will lien great!
Inllux of capital to thin section, and like
all others who keep abreast of the times,
looks for HKKl to be the banner year for
the gold fields in whose center we live,
OPEN ALL NIGHT
THE BEST SERVICE
Jjcwc & (Brant,
llcitr Prpot f umptcr, tDrcvioii
DO YOU WANT TO SELL ANY
DO YOU WANT TO BUY ANY
If you do, addre8 or call on J. L. KVAXS, Room 1, Uleason Hldg.
Sumpter, Oregon. P. O. Box '-
Good Business Lots, Good Residence Lots. Look
at the list and see what you want. I have
good investments for you if you want them
House and 1a on North Street 1-750
House and Lot on Auburn Street - -500
Furnished House on Columbia Street 1250
House and Lot on Manilla Street - 800
Hon so and Lot on Columbia Street HOO
A Snap, two LotB on North Street ."150
House and Lot In .Sunnyside ... i50
iMtoom House, ground rent very cheap -V0
Pine Residence Ixit on Uonanxa ... 50
Lot on Lower Mill Street .... :t00
4-Itoom House on Parkinson Avenue (150
Two Houses and Lot on Parkinson Avenue 800
5-Rooni House and Ixit, good Stable, in Sumpter Heights 700
Corner Ixit, good location .... ;t50
Desirablo Residence Lot, Uper Mill Street 500
((Room House, good stable 1175
lxt .'10x150 100
A good thing, Lot 105x150, two good Houses, part cash
balanco on time -300
Good Ixnlging House in the heart of the city cheap.
J. L. EVANS
'P. O. BOX 92 SUMPTER, OREGON
WELL DRESSED MEN
In Sumpter and vicinity have their clothes
FLYNN, the Tailor.
Big Line of Fall Goods Just Received.
CKNTKII HTHKKT, NKAK TOHTOPKICK
THE GEM SALOON
A. J STINSOIM, Prop.
(Successor to Snyde A Stlnson)
Only the Best Brands of Liquors Served Over the Bar
American Brewing and Crystal Ice Co.
E. SIBER, General Manager.
First Class Draught and Bottled
Also Ice Made of
The most modern equipped plant in the state.
All orders promptly attended to.
Telephone, Main 15. BAKER CITY, OREGON.