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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 25, 1903)
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Rich Intersecting Ledge Will
be Cut in 100 Feet. .
I'orHidont K. Siiii(l!rnou Smith, of
thu Magnolia CoHolldated CJold MIiich
company, huh out at (ho property
Monday. Ho wiyH tlio work of run
ning tho tunnel around thu eiivo-in
in (ho Ajax working's ' dlstaiico of
nlxty-llvo fool, wan Mulshed Saturday.
TIiIh cavo-in canned couHidornhlo
doluy, Iroulilo and expense. Throo
Union it waH cleaned out and ho'avlly
Umbered, to bo followed by uuotlior
Hlldo. It Ih an unusually had ploco
of ground, tho oavo extending to a
distance of ulnoty fool aliovo tho top
of tho tunnel. More thn'u 1000 oar
load h of iini and wiihIo rook wiih re
movod to (ho dump. No moro Iroulilo
will lio o.xporjoncod at IIiIh point,
howovor,aH tho tuunol Iiiih boon bulk
hoadod with massive tiuiliorH on tilth
or nldo of tho oavo and I lio country
rock through which tho tuuuol Iiiih
licou driven around in wild to lio tho
toughen! ovor found in that district,
not a tlinlior liolng ropiircd for tho
ontiro Hlxty-llvo foot.
TIiIh tuuuol Ik now in 100 foot,
vortical dopth -Tit) foot, all on tho
vol n. Although tho oro Ih of low
grado ,h!x or xovou dollars', tho Mag
nolia people aid concoutnitlug nil
work at thiri point for tho present,
working throo olght-liour Hlilfts.
Tholr purpoHi) Ih to roach tho cross
lodgO IIH HOOII IIH possible, HO t lltlt tllO
mill can Im Htartod with high grado
froo milling rock at tho carl lost pos
hIIiIo dato. TIiIh lodgo in Homothiug
Iohh than 100 foot from tho faco of
tho Ajax tuuuol, whllo it ci'ohhoh tho
main Magnolia lodgo ipilto '100 foot
lMyoud tho faco of that tuuuol, which
Ih in ovor 700 foot, which Ih iiIho run
lu on tho lodgo, a ntrong, well dollucd
vein, varying from nix to fourteen
feet in width and carrying an average
of cloven dollar In gold viiIuch.
While at the mine Monday PiohI
doul Smith let a contract to Suporlu
teiiileut (iraham to drive tho Ajax
tuuuol another 100 foot, which will
lu lug it to tho Intersecting lodge,
which, it Ih contldeuly predicted, will
open up one of the most valuable ore
bodies in eastern Oregon, iih open
cuIh and hIiiiIIow hIiuHh on thin Inter
Heeling elu havouucoveied rock that
for a distance of 100 feet gave aver
ago assays of ? T S , practically all flee
gold. Alaiut thirty iihmivh were made
to arrive at thin icsult.
The Magnolia Ih uuiucxtlualily a
gieat mine, with enough work already
done to prove, thin to lie a fact with
unlimited, alluring posHllillltlcH.
Help Build Up ThWl.
The low rutcH from the eiiHt to thu
went mid tho uorthwcHt, r'cbuitry IT) to
April :t0, will uiiilouhtcdly bring out
thousands ot settlors. Where they will
go in largely a question of inducement.
If you aro interested in securing any
eastern people (or your section of the
west, send their mimes and addresses
to tho undersigned. All tho (net
mul llguros altout the trip will
lio promptly Kent them. 11. 8.
ltowo, (ienenil Agent, Chicago, Mil
wtuikeo .v St. 1'aul Huilway, I'M Third
Street, rortlaml, Ore.
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CO.NTINUKU FKOM I'AUK 13
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TOgardlng tho. Ifmotlior' lodtfV;
tfousldor tho fathomlestt depths -of
what ho dooHU't know a4out.iululug,
which Ih revealed In JhlH expressien:
'j,Tho inonoy.spont In reaching from
'duo lodgo to another U often quito
Iih much, if not mony than tho
pocket yloldH whoti .discovered."
Thou, too, ithla oralo proclalmH
thiH "mother lolo" on which tho
(lolconda Ih located to lo"pockoty";
while Professor Waldenmr Lindgrou,
of tho United State Geological Sur
vey, says in IiIh olllclal report that it
Ih "oaHily tho Htrongost, most pondst
ont vein lu tho lllifo mountains."
Ills iiHKortlou that wo "aro In
clined to think that it Ih a plan to
unload a dlsapjyiUjting mine on
"tenderfoot", guided by information
"wo" have received from tho woHt,
Ih proven to ho a delllienito mis
Htatomout, concocted in "wo'h"
own wheel Iiouho, liy tho fact that tho
gentlemen who controll tho (Jol
conda have during tho pant fow
weokH lieou increaHitig their holdingH,
buying ovory block of Htock offered
at Ichh than tho market price; guided,
preHiimably, by information they
have received from the amalgamator
and trcamiror of tho company.
REDUCED RATES FROM THE EAST
Commencing February 16 and con
tinning until April HO, there will bo low
niton from the east via the Illinois Cen
tral railroad to all Washington, Oregon
and Idaho polntn. If any of your friends
or relatives in the east aro coming west
whilo these rates are in effect, give us
their name and address, and we will
make it our business to see that they are
given the best possible service. We
oiorato through personally conducted
excursion cars, and in fact give you tho
Umetlt'of the latest conveniences known
to modern railroading. We have tliteen
different routes between the east and
the west, and are in position to give you
tho Intnolit of the 'best combinations.
Write us and we will give you full par
ticulars. It. II. Thumhuli.,
Com'l Agent 111. Cent, ltuilnmd.
Hi Third Street, Portland, Oro.
A full line of Knives
and Forks, Tea
Spoons and Table
Spoons. Just the
thing for hotel and
boarding house. Dur
able and cheap.
Call and see them.
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Three of Sumpter's Famous
These Stocks Will Make Big
Profits on Present Prices.
WRITE OR WIRE
SEYMOUR H. BELL