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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 25, 1903)
THE SUMPTER MlNEK
Wednesday, February a;, 190
Forest Mining Company
STORM KING GROUP
Your attention is called to the-fact that this stock- was placed on
the market at 10 cents per share.
It is now 15 cents per share.
We will further inform you that the Storm King Group is pro
ducing richer ore as the work progresses, so it will be only a short
time till the price will again be raised.
We do not need very much money to place the mines on a
self-sustaining basis; so do not delay, buy now before the next
Come and see our mines; then you will realize the importance
of grasping the opportunity we now offer to you.
Write for Reports and Prospectus of this great group of mines.
Advance Mining Co.
Lock Box F
ROOMS 6 AND 8 GOSS BANK BUILDING
Forest Mining Company
IT MAKES MANY
Mining Produces That Which
Has a Ready Market.
(Jold ix (hit 0110 product fur which
I hero In 1111 unfailing iuurkit. (Sold
mining Ix tint 0110 form of iiiitnl mitt
I UK now uualtoctod by trusts, trade
combinations or oven the usual laws
of rouiitlllloti or business rivalry.
In gold production tlu opening of
now mines Iiiih resulted In oiiormoiiH
ly Increasing I ho supply, r--
1 it I HHi! (ho valuo of (ho gold pro
duced in Iho United States was i'.Vl,'
fiOO.OOO. In IHD'J these llguros woro
increased tihoiil half a million dol
lar. In Iho hint your (ho product,
howoror, has increased 1118 por cent
ovor that of 180'.!, ami amounted In
valuo to 78,000,700.
In 1001 (ho dividends paid by
mines amounted to ri'J.HIO, III.! actu
ally reported, and yet in popular im
agination and parlance mining In a
nheor "Kamlilo. " California alouo
since tho days of '40 has glvo (o (ho
world the enormous total of H1,'I00,
000,000 In gold. Tho Cotustook hxlo
of Virginia City, Nevada, has yloldod
tho Mini of :I00,000,00 In gold and
wllvor, Tho Ilotiiostako, of South
Dakota, on a low grade oro averaging
not ovor t'l, Iihm paid in dividends
3j'l'l5 for ovory day tho initio has
beeu oHratood during tho past ton
yearn. Iu 181)2 tho total production
of tho iniiio wax 4,0011, 800. Tho
Alaska-Treadwoll gold initio, with
ore?ruuiiltiK less than ?'! nor ton, ha
paid more than $4,000,000 in .earn
ings. Tlio Uutario, of Utah, hat
MinoH and millionaires have como
to Iks synonymous words. Ithodox,
Clark, Muckay, Fair, Flood, Hearst,
Daly, Alfred Holt, tho richest man
in England, all became millionaires
from niiuoti. Thoy woro all poor mou
in tho boginniug. Thoir ouly capi
tal wiim thoir ability to hoo tho chance
for wealth and Hoizo it. Thoy know
whou thoy had a mi no and thoy com
pel lod (hut initio to glvo up 1(h trcas
urori. Those who had faith in thoir
judgment lived to Hhnro thoir wculth.
Through tho force of the millions
it hati crotaod and tho wealth it has
given (o tho world and tho thousands
of men whoso competence has beeu
added to by the Investment of a hiiiiiII
amount, mining Ih coming to lie re
garded ax tho friend of Iho compara
tively poor as well ait tho groat rich.
A initio Ih not a prospector's hole
in tho ground. Hut whou a good
prospect linn boon locatol and the oro
body has boon searched In every di
rection down and up- by tunnels,
and Is found to contain groat quan
tities of gold that prospect Is a mine
and such a initio means- millions,
lly means of those tunnels tho gold
oro iu sight can Im measured as easily
as a pile of lumber or a bin of wheat.
There Is 110 magic in modern mill
tiiK ouly business. Journul for Iu-
Timber and Homestead Flllap.
Timber and homestead tilings, ri well
as tinal proofs, can be made before
Charles 11. Chance, United States com
missioner, otllce in First Bank of Sump
ter building, Sumpter, thus, saving ap
plicants expense of a trip to La Grande.
Shoos of all kinds at Neill Mercantile
Investigate Before Investing,
Wo ii.IvIbo Investors lu mining
shares to woiKh carefully the gratui
totiH ndvlco offerod by a great major
ity of would-bo "lnvostorH' guides,"
published as papers. Thoxo papers
xoom to ih solely lu the uowspupor
business for what thoy can get out of
it iu tho way of blackmailing tho
companies of which subscribers in
Ax soon ax au inquiry comes lu
concerning (he standing and worth of
a company, a representative ix sent to
Interview tho company's agent, and
iu accordance with tho amount tho
agent is willing to lie mtilhed tho
information ix given to thoxulscribor.
If nothing lu tho way of a paid writup
ix seecurod, tho subscriber or Inquirer
will Ik advised to place his monoy iu
some other company Invarlbly one
for which tho paper ge(s the most
A broker representing what ho
knows to bo a good, legitimate Invest
ment hesitutos to bo blackmailed by
such methods, but unless ho does, ho
stands but poor show in interest
ing a largo majority of investors
who are buying mlnlug shares today.
As often mentioned iu these col
umns, tho Western Mining World
has no Information bureau, advising
tho luvtmout lu any company, yet
ne-vort holes, we are always pleased
to aid our subscribers iu avoiding
sure-thing wildcat cempauies kuowu
to us, and it is to be regretted,, there
are quite a uumber of these being
ottered, with all kiuds of fauoy frills,
such as "mountains, of ore," "mil
lions in sight," bottor thau "Tread
well," "Homostako, " "Anaconda, "
at tho samo stago of dovolonmeut,
and many othor ridiculous state
ments. Our adrico is to thoroughly
investigate beforo investing not
aftorwards. Western Mining World.
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IF LISTED WITH US
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