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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (April 22, 1903)
THE SUMPTER MINER
Wednesday, .-pril 22. 190?
BEAR GULCH PLACERS.
city this week and appointed the J.
II. MacCallum company local representative.
If in want of clothing, see Neill Mer
T. C. Harrison, agent for Giant pow
Hobson Mercantile Company
Has Started Operations on
Tiio Hour ( iiileh pincers operated
liy tho llnhsou .Mercantile company,
started up this week, and u forco of
men will lo kept steadily at work
throughout thu summer. Tho placers
prospect well on tho surface and tlio
indications ar that HiIm fall will see
a good cleanup. The wntor Iiuh al
ready started running in tho ditches.
.Several good pieces: were taken out
Tho Hobson company Iiuh hoiiio
(iuirtz prospects on Door Crook which
art) aim) to bo worked thla season iih
hooii uh tho hiiow gets nut of the1 way.
These claims have lino Hiirfaco ahow
ings and tho plan of tho company 1h
to do a lot of development work tlilH
summer. Operations will probably bo
started next mouth.
SUMPTER AHEAD OF THEM ALL.
Secretary Gwloo, of Oregon Wool Growers'
Association, Says Camp Looks Good.
.1. II. (iwliiu, of l'endlelou, sou
rotary and treasurer of tho Oregon
Wool (Irowiim' Association, and spo
rial agent for tho Now York L-lfo In
Mirnuco company, arrived in tho city
thin week to look after tho huslnosH
of tho insurance company, Tho com
pany Ih represented locally by Man
ning .V. Welsh.
Mr. (iwiiiu suys that tho lend Inn
business men of Pendleton are Inter
ested In the Kuuiptor district. He Ih
familiar with tho mining camps
throughout Oregon, Idaho and Wash
ington and regards Sumpter an hav
ing tho brightest outlook of them
WATER THROUGH DITCHES.
Oreeon Placers Will Make a Big Cleanup
Herman Kcbulmorlch, superinten
dent of tho Oregon Placers, operated
by Nell .1. Sorensen - Co.,'jwns in
the city a few days ago and reports
satisfactory progress. Tho water Ih
almost through the ditch, and ready
for piping. The company has a good
force of men at work and will handle
a law amount of (travel this summer.
Inasmuch as there was a heavy
snow fall last winter, no scarcity of
water Is expected during the season's
operations. All the supplies have
been sent in and tho company Is In n
posit iou to prosecute work vigorously.
A big cleanup is expected this fall.
RAPID INCREASE IN BUSINESS. '
First National Bank's Statement Shows
Healthy Condition. '
The statement of the First National
Hank to the comptroller of the cur
rency, printed elsewhere in this issue,
shows a very healthy condition of
nihil rs and a decided increase in bus
iness since the publication of last
The Institution began business
only March I, and has steadily built
up since it was started.
New Fire Insurance Company.
C. W. Hawxliurst, of Portland,
special agent for the New .calami
Fire Insurance company, was in the
The Mormon Temple.
The Mormon temple at Salt Lake City
Ih no doubt thu moHt Htibstnntlal and
well constructed religious edlllco in tho
I'nited Suites, if not in the world.
Corner Htone laid Aprilfl, 18511, cap stone
April (I, lH'.C' nnd dedicated April 0,1893,
over forty years of constant labor being
consumed in its construction. Thin
magniflcen structure !200 feet Ion);, 100
feet widu in built entirely of Utah white
granite, beautifully carved, symbolic of
the Mormon faith, surmounted by six
towers, thu highest being 230 feet from
the ground, supporting a bronze statue
of tho angel Maroni. The cost of this
building is about $0,000,000. There are
many other attractions at Salt Lake
City of interest to tho traveler or tourist
where a day can be well spent. The
Itio Grande is the only Trans-continental
route passing directly through Salt Lake
City, where a stoover is allowed on all
classes ot tickets. The service of the Kin
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you are contemplating a trip to tho east,
write the undersigned for information
regarding rates via tho "scenic line of
thu world :" W. C. Mcllride, General
Agent, M. J. Hoche, Traveling Passenger
Agent, 1LM Third St., Portland. Oregon.
Notice Ih hereby given that a meet
ing of the stockholders of tho Hyson
(Sold Mining company will bo held
at tho olllce of N. C. Itlchurds,
Attoruey-at-Law, City of Sumpter,
linker County, State of Oregon,
on, Friday, tho 8th day of May, ll)0:i,
at tho hour of 10 A. M., to elect
olllcers and transact any other
business that may come before tho
II. V. SLOAN, President.
'. Timber and Homestead Filings.
Timber and homestead tilings, as well
as Until proofs, can be made before
Charles 11. Chance, United States Com
missioner, olllce in First National Hank
of Sumpter building, Sumpter, thus sav
ing applicants expense of a trip to l.u
I t Oil WHMVWV
All Boys when once they
wear the above shoes want
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