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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (April 1, 1903)
THE SUMPTER MINER
Wednesday. April i. 190 j
FOR BIG MILL.
Chief Engineer West, Sumpter
Valley, Gets Data for Side
Track to be Put in Later.
pany in the oast. Ho will be in St.
Paul, Chicago, Duluth and various
other cities where the firm has
branch offices, and will return to
Sumpter In about three weeks.
, J. A. West, of Baker City, secretary
"and chief enigneer of the Sumpter
Valley Railroad company, was In
' the city Monday taking preliminary
' observations for a siding which is to
be put in for the accommodation of
the Sumpter Lumber company.
In company with J. IJ. Stoddard,
general manager of the lumber com
pany, Mr. West went over the ground
and visited tho mill site to gather
the necessary data.
, The Sumpter Lumber company Is
making active preparations for the
Installation of its big plant. A force
of thirty mon under tho superintend
euco of U. T. Slaughter, Is now at
work clearing tho mill slto and
excavating for tho log pond which' is
to bo put in at tho coufluouco of
McCulloch and Cracker crooks.
A dam Ih to Iks built at tho junction
of the two Htrouins to catch tho logs
which will bo floatod down. Tho
preliminary work Ih to bo vigorously
proHKcutood and work oil tho plant
proper begin at an early dato.
STRAHORN WILL SAIL APRIL 10.
Arrive Here May I and Start Work on
Power Home at Once.
Superintendent McCammon, of
the water and electric companies,
received a letter from President
Strahorn, who is traveling In Europe,
stating that he expected to sail from
Liverpool for New York about the
10th of April and will arrive here
Nothing will be done in regard to
selecting location for the new power
house, or the details of Its con
struction until after President
Strahorn's arrival. When he comes
It la understood that work on the
plant will start at once.
Giant Powder is the best by test in
the world. T. O. Harrison agent.
J. H. ROBIINS, PresUant
J. W. SCRIBCR, - VlaoPraalflant
R. H. MILLER, - Caahlar
H. S. DURGAW Assistant Cashier
Safety Deposit Vaults Gold Dust Bought
Doesa General Banking and Exchange Business
TO ATTEND BANQUET
Sumpter Citizens Invited to
Return Spread at Baker City
K. j. Miuiiiiiig received a telephone
ineHHiiKe yt'Htenlay morning from C.
A. JoIiiih, of Maker City, iiiithorl.lug
him to neiid out iiivitutioiiH to attend
a return banquet at linker City
tomorrow evening, April 'i, for tho
uiiu given hero DecemlxT tl, to promi
nent uitieiiH of Ilaker City. Some
tweuty-llvo or thirty invitations
will Ih IhhihmI. Senator r-'ulton Ih
to 1m in attendance and will Ih tho
gueM. of honor. Tho affair will lie
nonpar! Ihhii and will partake of tho
nature of an Industrial oivhhIoii.
A special train Iihm been provided
for the trip, and tho visitors will
leave here some time in the afternoon,
probably late, returning tho same
GOLCONDA'S DIVIDEND $15,000.
QR. PEARCE,4 .ANDEASQN
Physicians and Surgeons
iumfti oiniral hospital
, . I OFFICI. Mill) III.
Tltphon hospital, Main (l.
C A. E. STARR.
Ctntir, cor. High St,
Sumpttr, Orif on
F. E. HOBSON.
Civil and Mining Engineer.
U. S. Diputy Mlnirtl Survtyor lor Ortton,
glnttr lor Ih City ol Sumpttr.
Unfiririiti1 i Filial Itritfl.
QHAS. H. CHANCE
ATTORNEY AT LAW
City MttiMf U. I. CmmlMliiir
Rooms 2 and ), First Bank of Sumpter
Uodmtood That Thti it Beginning ol
. Regular Quarterly Payment.
It miis stated In TIIK MINHIt
last week tliat It Mas understood the
dividend to Ihi ilcclarel by the
(iiilconda company, April 1, would
amount to one-half a cent per share.
lOtllcial liiformatioii was secured
hero Friday that this statement is
correct. The total dividend declared
.is 115,000 or one-lmlf a cent a share.
The promise of the matiiiKoiiiout
it hut tlie (iolcoiula would Ivecoinc a
.dividend payer by the end of the
tlscal year has Itocn vtiillel. It Is
understood that this payment means
the beginning of regular tpiarterly
Shtlton Goo East.
.1. T. Sheltou, of tho Nell J.
Sorensen company, left Sunday to
visit tho several olllces of the com-
l. T. IIROCK
W. H. VOSB
BROCK & VOSE
Physicians and Surgeons.
Atlrnllon Glvtn to Er. By. Not. Ttiroit
and Skin Dltiatii. liny Hot air p-
paiatut lot Trratlng Kheumatitm,
Wilson Mock, Sumpttr, Ortgon,
HENRY J. JORY
U. S. DKI'UTV MINKIUI, SUUVKYOIt
71 Rilltin lilKInf, li flntili. Orifon
MINERAL PATCNTB, TOWNSHIP
PLATS AND ANVTHINO OF RtCORD IN
THE U, a. LAND OFNCC
A Irllow ttockholJrrt nj attoclatrt, few In
vcttort ot kooJ ttanjlng, ihc Jlrrctort prjtrrrlnc
toi;Uttuch r tll n intlJr Jcal rathrr than to
tpmJ thr monry In tkriKLrt ajvulltng. IIJ It
not t-rrn lor thr Jraiht ol Mom. tlrajiry, Wrllt
anJMrtcalf, Ihrtormrr onrrt,THl4 PROPCRTV
MIGHT TODAV HAVE HAD A RECORD OF
10.000,000 PRODUCED, INSTEAD OF
2,000,000, thr p rrnt workings ruvr brrn
carrlpj lo j trttlcal Jrpth. ol Hit than 400 frit.
THE PRESENT DEVELOPMENTS INDICATE
THAT WITH PROPER HANDLING THE PRO
DUCTION MAY EASILY REACH $180,000,
000 lou cin jujge for uitlrt at to ihp aj
tanugrtot anlntrtlmrnt In a piot'rity of Ihlt kin J,
which It jutlon lir thrrtholj of Hi Ktratrtt pro
rrfltv, anJInwhUh no one hat trcurrJ a Jollar't
worth ot -lo k encrpl a ll hat tttn PAID I OK (not
In trrvicrt. butty ASH). Thlt It In ih naturr of
a clotr corporation, majf up ol a few mining an J
builnrtt mrn, ho Jo not court pu I cltv
To an ImrrrttrJ pant r thall t-eraJ to Ja
ttatrmrnt ol thr tact with proott, Thr tullrtt in
tettlRailon It Jrilrnt, anj rvrr.t lacllltv ll r-t at
lorJfi n otjrr that )ou may prove thr ttatrmentt
The Sanger Gold Mining Go.
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Drafts diawu on al paits of the auiIJ Special attention to collections.
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