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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (April 1, 1903)
Wednesday, April i. 190
THE SUMPTER MINER
Be Deliberate, Be Thoughtful
j$r Yet Act Promptly. $
Upon Your Prompt and Early Action Often Depends the Price at Which You Nay Secure
a Good Investment.
The Second Allotment of Stock of the
Highland Gold Mines Company
Is Now Being Offered to Investors on Ground Floor Terms.
SIX (6) CENTS PER SHARE
$30 WILL BUY 500 SHARES; $60 WILL BUY 1000 SHARES; $300 WILL BUY 5000 SHARES.
The properties of tho HIGHLAND GOLD MINES COMPANY,
consisting of twelve clalmB, (240 acres) aud known locally as tho
KNAPP GROUP OP MINES, are situated on tho famous MOTHER
LODE system of tho Sumpter District, in Baker County, State of
Oregon, and on tho great Elkhorn divldo at the head waters of Rock
Creek flowing to tho east aud Cracker Creek flowing to tho west,
through that now renowned Cracker Creek District of Eastern Ore
gon, where are situated upon tho MOTHER LODE system the North
Pole, E. & E., Columbia and Goloonda Mines, known tho world over
ns tho "Big 4" of Eastern Oregou.
MEMORANDA OF SAMPLES TAKEN FOR
THE PAST THREE YEARS.
BY COL. M. h. LOHMIRE.
1800 Glasgow drift west sldo creek, heavy sulphides, oro
from rich streak
From crosscut east side of creek on Eldorado, 10 feet
wide, takeu In 0 foot sectioiiH, north wall
Six feet In center of vein, largo sample -
Five feet south side, largo sample
The Dauuock Burn tunuel, 7 feet on foot wall, largo samplo
Bannock Burn tunnel, 2 feet next south wall, largo smplo -Bannock
Burn tunnel, 10 feet, 0 Inches, in width, largo
Back 8 feet from faco aud 2 feet next to hanging wall,
Same body 14 feet back from face, 4 feet of oro
From Glasgow drift west of creek, from oro ou dump in
From same point in Glasgow drift, 11 inches wido
20 feet back from face, 0 inches wido, same drift
East side of creek, In crosscut next to shaft ou Eldorado,
15 feet wido -
Float iii aud around open cuts half way up tho mountain
from east end of Bannock Burn tunuol, goueral sample
At open cuts near west end Hue, values obtained ranged
from 828.00 to $20.00
Small streak iu open cut uear west end lino of Bauuok Bum 300.00
Sample from surface near creek east sldo, 8 foot wido 2.4!)
Bannock Burn tunuel face,0 feet in width, tuunel having
been driven ahead a few feet 4.10
General sample, 0 feet of ore 8 feet back from fuco of
Bannock Burn tuuuel -10.82
Geueral sample of 4 feet of ore, .'10 feet back from face of
Dauuock Burn tuunel ...
Geueral sample, 8 feet of ore in open cut 250 feet west,
further up tho mountain from Bannock Burn tunnel
General samplo next to foot wall, same place
General samplo 2 feet In width, hanging wall 250 feet
west of Bannock Burn tuunel
Bannock Burn claim uear west end line 2 H feet ote
Bannock Burn claim, general sample, from largo bouldorti
of ore half way up the mountain
Samplo from 14 IncheH In face of Glasgow
Samplo of a lot of float 1000 feet west of Bannock Burn tunuel
Sample of sulphide nrcH from Glasgow drift, west of creek
General sample, open cut 700 feet west of Bannock Burn
Memoranda of sampling and results for tho fall of ,1001
misplaced or lost, but results were good.
Sampling this fall from the Eldorado East tunnel In
the faco, general sample ran from 3.70 to 15.70 per .ton
Samplo of 18 inch gouge or selvidgo .,4.58
WIDTH AND LENGTH OF VEIN.
The vein is traceable the entire length of the claims, thirty-flvo
hundred (3500) feet, aud tho ore shoots are known to be of Immenso
length, and tho values in the same evenly distributed throughout.
Tho width of tho vein varies from ten (10) to forty (40) feet, aud
has a uortheasterly and southwesterly strike or course; tho xnna
neucy of which has been demonstrated by the development of the
other mines ou the now famous MOTHER LODE of the Sumpter
The vein on this property has been explored thoroughly on tho
surface by means of shafts, tunnels aud open cuts, aud Is known
to carry commercial values the entire length of tho claims.
FREE TRIP TO THE HIGHLAND MINE.
If you seriously couslder an iuvostmout In tho Stock of tho
HIGHLAND GOLD MINES CO., aud wish to make a personal ex
amination of tho MINE, and personally learn tho facts, you may do
so without cost to yourself. We will pay your expenses from
your homo to the MINE aud return; and If you find tho facts as
represented, all we ask In return Is a fair aud reasonable investment,
but if you And that tho facts have leen misrepresented, wo will not
ask you for an investment, aud forever hold you harmless from all
necessary expenses on account of your visit and examination.
WRITE FOR SPECIALCONTRACT COVERING THIS FEATURE
Address all Communications, and Make Your Cheeks, Drafts and Money Orders Payable to
Neil J. Sorensen 8t Co.
DEPARTMENT NO. 9