Image provided by: University of Oregon Libraries; Eugene, OR
About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (April 1, 1903)
.11 mini I
THE SUMPTER MIMK
Wednesday, April i, 1903
Forest Mining Company
I 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 1 5 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 B GOSS BANK BUILDING
Forest Mining Company
WILL BLOW IN
WHEN SEASON OPENS
Satisfactory Progress on Smel
ter, But Will Not Operate
Until Roads Get Better.
Work on tho Sumpter smelter is
driving ahead satisfactorily. It will
out lm long Hftor tho liint shipment
of machinery Ih received lofnro tho
oompauy will Imvo everything ready
to hlow In. Tho main part yet to lx
completed Ih tho f uruaco aiul work on
tlilH cannot lo Hturtod until tho
machinery arrives. A MlNKlt rep
resentative v I h 1 1 m I tho big plant tho
othor ility and in company with
SiiHtrint(iiulout Neol, wont through
Uh various iloparttnoutH, noting tho
progress of tho constructive work.
Tho hot blast hIovo has Ikhmi
completed. Tho foundations for
tho engines anil IioIIoi-h aro tlulshod
and tho 40,000 khIIoii tank in up.
TIiIh tank will U used to supply tho
Itoilorn, and another of tho same
capacity Ih situated on tho hill
uliovo for tiro protection. Tho
sampling mill lit also practlcully
Tho mauugomout of tho company
states that thoro In no hurry toward
tho immediate complotlou of tho
pUut after tho machinery arrives,
from tho fact that owing to tho Ixid
condition of tho roads, it will Ih
hoiiio littlo time lioforo oro can lio
received, and thoro would Ih no
object in rushing work to complete
it at unco. Tho work will all lm
tlulshod, however, in time to blow in
lioforo tho condition of the roads
will warrant ore shlpmouts. Tho
laboratory, however, Is ready for
ooratiou with S. L. Drown, former
assistant superintendent of the
Tacoma smelter, in charge, and the
company is in shape to receive base
bullion, placer gold, ziuo sllmos
and amalgam from the mines.
Special Exsmlacr Will b rferr.
Mr. MoNutt, special inspector and
oxamluer of the Uonoral Land Office,
will be In Sumpter, at tho office of
j Charles II .Chauco, on Friday, April
!lnl, and on Saturday, April 4th,
up to the time of the doparture of
tho train, for the purposo of examin
ing persons aud their witnesses who
havo mudo dual proofs for timber
clulntH Iwforo Charles II. Chauco
'during tho past three mouths, but
who have not yet received their final
receipts. Mr. Chauco requests all
such persons to bo present with
1 their witnesses at his ottlco at tho
' time above mentioned, to bo examined
by Mr. MoNutt, If they wish to got
their tlnal receipts.
Help Build Up The Weil.
The low rates from the cast to the
west and tho northwest, Fclmary 15 to
April HO, will undoubtedly bring out
thousands ot settlers. Where they will
go is largely a question o( inducement.
H you aro interested in securing any
eastern people for your section of the
west, send their names and addresses
to tho undersigned. All tho facts
and tigurcs about the trip will
he promptly sent them. II. S.
Howe, (ieneral Agent, Chicago, Mil
waukee ; St. Paul Hallway, 134 Third
Street, Portland, Ore.
ON ARCTIC GROUP.
Melting; Snows Will StopOper-
ations In Short Time Will
be Continued Later.
L. P. Ostlund, owner of the Arctio
group of claims In the Cracker Creek
district, returned to the property to
resume development work this week.
Mr. Ostlund has been carrying on
operations through the winter months,
but will have to quit now in a short
time ou account of tho water In
the tuuuels from tho melting snow.
When tho suow is gouo ho will
continue operations through tho
summer, fall'uud winter as ho did
Tho Arctio group ropreesouts soveu
full claims, about ouo mile from
the North Pole, ou the samo vein
system. Over 300 foot of development
work has leou douo ou the property.
So far average assays show good
oro carrying values from 94 to $15.
Ouo assay made some timo ago
revealed tho extraordinary value of
2,000. Mr. Ostlund has desiguated
tho locality as Arctio City. It is
uot much of a ctiy, ho says, aud iu
order that tho wayfarer may uot pass
by without a kuowledgo of its
existence, he has conspicuously
posted Its uamo ou a tree uoar by.
However, ho says Arctic City, aud
tho Arctio group are to be hoard
from later ou.
Shoes of all kinds at Neill Mercantile
Ladles' Aid Society.
Tho Ladles' Aid Society, of the
Methodist church, will givo a
luncheon tomorrow afternoon from
2:30 to 5 o'clock, at the home of Dr.
and Mrs. W. H. Heppe, on North
Mill street. A special musical and
literary program will, be rendered.
Ten cents will be charged for the
luncheon. This will be the first
entertainment of the kind the society
has given this season, and will be
tho beginning of regular monthly
For Lowney's candies, fine chocolates,
bon bons, Key West, Havana and do
mestic cigars, tobacco, pocket knives,
stationery, cider, fruits, etc., do not fail
to call at Sturgill's. Mill Street, near
Only the nest brands ot liquors and
cigars at Dunphv's "The Club."
All the latest novelties in hats at
Neill Mercantile company's.
Mining deeds for sate at this office.
For Sale For Cash
A large General Merchan
dise business and buildings
in mining town in eastern
Oregon. From start has done
and is doing large and pro
fitable CASH trade. Firmly
established. Owners sell
to attend to other business.
Large payroll at doors.
Chance of a lifetime to
an energetic man.
For full information address
The J. H. MacCallumCo.