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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 21, 1903)
THE SUMPTER MINER
Wednesday, January 21, i9q?
ON CRACKER OREGON.
Extensive Exploration of This
Great Property Has
body of Rhipping ore had been encount
At present the nhaft is being mink
and Iibh now attained a depth of over
Huvcnty feet. Ah far hh can be judged
from prenent development!), tlie l.at
Chance will produce oru of u nhipping
grade more than a concentrating prod
uct. " '
Ah there !h no -hotating tnaclilnery
over the abaft' now being tuiik, all
1 ground broken and all water !h handled
Deep Milking' Iiiih already begun in witli bueketH, making progreMH (dower
tliiiCHcijtfr-Orngbn. Tins Itritnt recently than if the mine wan more fully eipiip
ordered lus. rri vi and will at once lie ' IL.(J,
placed in poRitidn. -t'
ItHrap.u'lryi 100 feet depth, and "it (TWO PROMINENT" MINING MEN.
will Imi IiihIiiIIciI alnive the point where I .
IheeroMNcui MrtemectM the vein on the They Visit the AUmos nd Big Proddcer
iid it level, and thirty-live feet above Hie
tunnel. . I GrouP' .
ThoHliaft'iti biiiig Hii'uk aUmt L1H) feet ' i'rof. .lohn It. Cut-in and V. It. KhIii
(nun tliii I'li'frnVi'cil to' the croxHCUt tun-1 hour, of Spokane, arrived in thin city on
nel, near the ledge. ' ' I Saturday and iufmediately proceeded by
Thin point Iiiih iK-en xelected becaune J private conveyance to Alamo, where
the water problem in'lent nolved by it. ' they iiiHpcutcd the Alamo and llig I 'ro
ily Mliik'iiig'ln the formation, a abort I tlm-cr groupH, in which they are both in-
(liHtuncu from the tunnel and nearer the
vein, water ia avoided in the abaft, and
the ore cud clially 'be turned into the
tunnel, while the waMe ia hoiatcd to the
At tho 100 foot level u croHHcut will
be driven to the vein, and driftH run on
vJther Hide of it. The drift which Iiiih
They returned to Siunpter on Monday
and left on the afternoon train for their
Although both gentlemen expreaaed
themaelvca nH very much plcaaed with
the apH!aranc of their lioldingn, yet at
thiH time they (dated that they had
been in progreMH for Home time from the nothing of iniHirtauce to give out for
point where the tunnel intoracrted the publication. Later, however, they ex
vein, Im oHning up Home of the IIiichI pi'cted to have Homethiug which wotild
ore that Iihh yet been encountered in the intercut the general public
SM'oimmiH taken out of the drift aliow
free gold in great abundance. Thia
Iiift ia being run toward the Cracker
Kaglo proK-rty.with the rcault that the ,
iudicatiouH are that thiH rich ore nboot J
uxleuda Houlh (or an iiidcllnlto diatancc. j
I Ida urilt can ih run limn lit) to
ALL LITIGATION NOW SETTLED.
Browne and Smith Gel Snow Greek Minei
for Their Clienti.
KotwithMandiug the reporta which
00 have Ihhsii in circulation regarding the
feel Ixdoni it extends beyond tbu prop-1 recent Hide of the Snow Creek mining
orty. and ban already proven the oru projierty, the deal HtaudH now the name
hIumiI lit extend itlite 11 diHtunce into the at' it did hint May.
hill, which iiHHtircH a long ore body of j The title to the clainiH reata in the
very rich rock. " name of Mcaara. SuuderH and Davidnon.
Averagx HiknipleH taken from the fnce i All litigation, however, Iiiih been nettled
of the drift run "an high iih fllOO to flOO, out of court.
-wliil.i pickt'd HiimplcH aaaay into the 1 Mcaara. llrownc and Smith, who have
tliiiiM.tudH. Comparatively little depth had n bond on the proerty, an repre
bat been attained on thin rich ahoot. . ai nlatlvea of eanteru particH, are mak-
When (irat encountered it wan at a j ing their paymeulH an they fall due, and
depth of about a'eventy feet. Thin wiih ill due course of time their clieutn will
4Mvially (ucouragiug from the fact
tlnil the big iiiIuch on the Mother Lode
liint In attain acvcral hundred feet of
deptl. la-fore they were rewarded with
plieiuiiiieiially rich ore.
In Addition to (he Hinkiug of thin
fbafl. work !h coiiHlaiitly carried for
wart 111 Ibe two IuiiiioIn. Tunnel No.
I i" to penetrate the hill until it cornea
motor the ahoot which wiih oHued in
lhenii.ilt up the hill.
Tit i.i will mean a driving ahead of
h tine MM feel, when a aimilar vertical
depth will Ihi attained, Thin will give
h cm I "loping area, and will enable the
cuiiip.tiik' lo Hiipply the treating plant
tsilh urn for a lung period.
'Iln I'liinpreHHor, which i lo furninh
mwic lur the four drilla and the holal,
In-, .unveil. One of the drillH will bo
ii'Mxl in the abaft, while the othcra will
be pi msl in the IiiiiiicIh.
l!ui riO-horae power Imiler, the two
mm tin 11 fur the mill, and the machinery
for tl.n w.itcr Niwcr, have ill no arrived.
Tim luge Iniiler will lie uaed in an
LAST CHANCE NdW SINKING.
Fiu: duly of Shipping Ore Encouaiered in
'lint work of driving the croaacut to
ward (lie hanging wall on the Lint
Ohmii'o iiiine'in the Cable Cove dintrict,
Iuh been discontinued on account of
rttrikiiiij ijuite an inllow of water.
Where thia work wax atoppod a tine
Iw thenwncra with a clear title.
Timber and Homestead Filing.
Timber and homcHtcad tilingH, iih well
iih tiniil proofa, can lie made before
CharlfH II. Chance, United KtateH com
miaaloner, ollice in Firnl Hank of Sump
ter building, Suniptcr, tluiH wiving up.
, plicanta expeiiHo of 11 trip to La Grande.
Miller cap protectorn. T. (i. Ilarriann
1 agent for linker, Grant and Union
If in want of clothing, hoo Neill Mer
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WM. II. TIBBAI, President.
HEYMOUH H. BELL, Manager.
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