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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 21, 1903)
Wednesday, January 21 1903
Storm King is Guaranteed
THE SUMPTER MINER
A BUSINESS CONCERN
Forest Mining Company
An investment in the stock of this company is better than an investment
in Bonds. Two shifts of men now engaged sinking a shaft on the Storm
King Group of Mines. The shaft is in ore all the way down . j
Sturm K'wtfi in tup, Cable Cove District, January 4th, 1003..
T. .1. (Willi,
President Finest Mining Co.
Dour Kir: Since our crow returned to work on tlic 2(Stli of' December, work lias steadily progressed.
We. arc now in better ore tliiiu we were when we laid oH'fiir Christmas. My last average sample assayed 382.45
(Sold; 8(.1H Silver, and .' per cent Copor. The ore is now becoming nioro impregnated with Galena.
Hescrt!'iilly, J. L. CODY, Siierintendciit.
We solicit your thorough investigation of our system and methods.
Write for Reports, Prospectus, and Maps of this (treat Group of Mines.
...Advance Mining Co...
Lock Box F
ROOMS 6 AND 8 GOSS BANK BUILDING
Storm King is Guaranteed
A HUNDRED MILLION.
Oregon Has Produced Over
One Hundred Million Dol
lars In Gold.
Never let it be forgotten tliilt u good
initio is hotter security tlmn a bank
which makes loans on all sorts of se
curity iiihI nut infrequently wit limit col
litternl. A hank limy (nil, but if there is gold
or silver and cnpcr in n initio, it can
only 1st taken out by its lawful owners.
Another jsiitil is that gold in iocs afford
the best returns in bard times.
The uiii who lias to Isirrow from a
hank to conduct bis business tloes not
liml it that way, nor does the depositor
perceive Any incrcaso uf interest coining
Tliern is inure doing each year in
Oregon' gold Ileitis and when mine
owner biiul a hand to government ex
x'rts in the Intter's effurls to net at facts
and llgurcH, o shall see that remark
able htitte in a hotter light.
Oregon lias already passed the flOO,
OiiJ.OtM mark in gold and silver. Her
gold production from IKHU to 18W, in
clusive, is approximately f'.II.OOO.OOO.
Hrniii IHiiTi hack to 1HIU, the date of
discovery, $Tll,lHHtlKM more, and one
nets a handsnno total. Silver forms hut
a niuall fraction of this amount.
Journal For Investors.
Ilia state of Hue division, when prepar
ed by volatilization or precipitation it
assumes various colors, as violet, ruby,
and reddish purple, sometimes nearly
black. Some eminent chemists have
thought these colors due to an oxide
lllin, hut the most careful tests have
failed to show the presence of oxygen,
and the highest authorities now claim it
to I hi metallic gold, (iolil in thinly
Ix'uton sheets is transparent and by
transmitted light is green, of lighter or
darker shades, according to the thick
ness of the sheet.
Changes in the Color of Gold.
(iohl is the only metal which has a
yellow color in mass. The introduction
of impurities changes its color greatly.
Silver lowers and copper heightens it.
PUBLICATIONS IN THIS STATE.
Oregon Hat 222 Publication. Fourteen
Counties Have No Newspaper.
Abort Toxier, secretary of the Oregon
Press Association is making up a dis
play of Oregon nowspiors to lie sent to
Japan with the Oregon exhibit. A
year's tiles of all the newspapers in
Oregon will lie secured so far as pos
sible. He says that on December 31
there were --'J publications admitted to
the mails as second class matter. There
were 20 dailies, 4 semi-weeklies. 17(1
I wcvklics, I semi monthly, 20 monthlies,
I I quarterly. There were lift republican
newspapers, ItTi classed as iudcHndcnt,
L',l as democratic, and tl fraternal, K
religious, 5 school, ft agricultral, 3 min-
I iug, and one each of the follewing: com
mercial, horticulture, court proceedings,
J Oregon history, medical, licrman, V. C.
T, U,, socialism, insurance, trades
unions, teachers, music, liUralism,
timber, Norweigau, spiritalism. Four
teen counties in Oregon are without a
Wer advocating the principles of the
JUDGE J. FAWCETT.
Chairman of Mining Organ-
zation Quite Enthusiastic
on the Matter.
Ieave your measure for a suit of
.clothe at Neil 1 Mercantile company's.
Judge Jacob Fawcett, of the Psycho
Mine in the Greenhorns, was in the city
a few days last week.
0eratioiis at the mine and mill keep
him fairly well engaged up in that
The Judge appears to lai well pleased
with the poHsibi titles of bin mining
ventures. He states that they are run
ning fifteen stamps on Psyche ore
and five stamps on ore from the Morn
On the uper leveta of the Psyche
there are largo quantities of milling ore,
but in the lower levels considerable con
per is in sight which will be marketed at
the Smelter in Sumpter when the pro
per time arrives.
Concerning other matters, the judge
stated that his attention had been called
to an editorial in Tiik Minkr regarding
the committee that he had appointed
while chairman of a public meeting held
at the Hotel Sumpter early in Dec
ember. He intends to return some time this
week when he will have more leisure to
push the matter of organization, some
thing that this section very much needs.
In discussing plans for the advance
ment of mining interests, the Judge was
in faver of a mineral exhibit on the line
as published in Tiik Miner on December
What' the Matter With Oregon?
It is not often that a publication in
Portland styled the Tradesman, has a
mining item. Hut when . it does it is
generally terse and to the point, as
the following for instance: "The min
ing outlook for Oregon was never
brighter. With a production of (5,000,
(XX) last yeor, or as much as Nome's.
What's the matter with Oregon?
Use (limit powder, fuse and caps.
Mining deeds (or arde at this office.
OF A LIFETIME
To get in on the ground
floor of a well developed
mining property adjoining
the famous Bonanza mine.
A limited amount of stock
will be sold for i; cents
per share. For all par
E. E. McCAMMON
Or P. D. HEALY
135 Washington St.