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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (April 22, 1903)
THE SUMPITP VIM-.P
Wednesday, April 22, 190?
pForest Mining Company 1
OPERATING THE RICH
Storm King Ciroup
Of Mines in Cable Cove .Mining District, Fifteen Miles North of f-nnipter.
DID YOU EVER INVEST IN MINING STOCK?
If you have not, it is probably beeaupc Fuh-e Iteprcpentiitloui have been made to you.
WHY NOT INVEST IN MINING STOCK?
If you will lny aiide your carci anl buHlmi for a sliort time, jtiHt eiiotigli time to nmkc a visit to the STOltM
KING (SltOI'l of mines, you, even with your inexpericnic in mining matters, will realize you are inspecting the
infancy of developing a group of claim Into dividend paying nunei. . V have the mines to chow you if you have the
time to make a visit. Our advice to you is DO NOT invest a SINGLE DOLLAlt in any proposition before you have
thoroughly iuvetligatfil the natiiit.
WKITB FOR REPORTS AND PROSPECTUS OP THIS GREAT GROUP OP NINES
J ...Advance Mining Co...
k Box F
ROOMS 6 AND 8 GOSS BANK BUILDING
LOTS OF DIGGING
MONEY ON TAP.
T. W. Davidson Thinks Claim
Owners Should be Willing to
Accept a Bend.
T. V. Davidson, well known in
mining circles, think claim nets
me working it haidshlp on the dis
triot hy demanding ciihIi payment fur
their piiHpeelh. He says:
"It the owner of prospects in the
Klliuplcr camp would place u icasoii
utile pi Ice on their properties, or
would lie willing to accept u lioud for
nix, nine or twelve nioutlin, there
would ho no dllllciilty in getting nil
kinds of money In the cant for de
velopment purposes. There in plenty
of digging money going begging,
hut the eastern Investor in not wil
ling to make u big cash payment for
a hole in the ground with no ore in
Might. Prospectora exhllilt. u luck
of faith in their properties when they
refuse to take a lioud'aud assume equal
rink in the property's becoming
valuable with development.
"This was mi otwtaclc which I
4iiicouutcrcd ou my recent trip east.
I could locate, fifteen or twenty com
panies here almost at once which are
willing to operate on the conditons
1 name. They are willing to make
a cash payment when there is ore in
sight in a sultlclent amount to justi
fy it, or to llx a IkiiuI, hut when it
conies to buying mi undeveloped
jilece of iroKtrty outriKht at an ex
orbitant price they at once become
laery of it. As I Ha id 1 can net all
I kinds of digging money, hut no pur
jchaes money for prospects."
jBABY M'KEE'S DEVELOPMENTS.
I Drifting la High Grid Ore, and Will
! L. (..Lilley, manager of the Italiy
McKee, came In from the propioty
for a day or so lust week. Things uio
looking good tit the mine, he says.
He is drilling on the hanging wall in
n soft nxldi.cd ore of line ipiality,
and will keep up the work steadily
developing with a good foice of men
; all summer.
In n short time, Manager I.illey
says, it is his purpo-io to thoroughly
crostcut the vein and open up the ore
liodiiM. The Hahy McKee Is develop-
i lug into a good propel ty.
Relief Map of Cracker Creek.
, A. 1). Whittler has lluished his re
lief map of the Cracker Creek district
'and has it on exhibition at the Hotel
Sumpter. The map shows the crop-
1 plugs of the celebrated North I'ole
1 led no and also those of the parallel
veins of the district, together with
county roads and the various mills
and other Improvements of the prop-
'ertles within ratine. It Is executed
i in natural colors and shows otf to a
most excellent advantage. The map
was painted by J. li. Haurahaii, of
' this city.
To Organize Chamber of Com
merce Chairman Richards
has been accomplished hy it.
"Again there are social features
connected with such an Institution
that should not bo lost Bight of.
The quarters should and doubtless
will ho provided with club rooms
where the evenings may ho pleasantly
MELICAN POKER NO GOOD.
For Low ney 'a candies, tine chocolated,
lion bona, 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
Giant Powder U the best by tent in
the world. T. G. Harrison agent.
Long Tom Goes Against the National
' Game and Parts With His Dough.
It Is piohablo that it meeting of
the committee appointed at the busi
ness men's hatupict last December for
the purpose of taking steps toward
the organization of a chamber of
commeico or a commercial club will '
hold a meetiiiK very shortly and ills
ciish plans. It was thought best to
postpone action after the appointment
of the committee for several reasons. !
in the llrst place no suitable quarters'
were iu sight, and again the opening '
up of the spring business would pre- j
sent a hotter time for the organiza
tion of such a body. It is practi
cally certain now that a building i
can Ih secured and the timo is ripe
for action. Referring to the matter
N. C. Richards, chairman of the
"I am heartily iu faror of the
movement and I am fully convinced
that a chamlxir of commerce ettlc
lently officered and conducted ou the
proper lines wolud result iu great'
good, uot only for the city of Sump-!
ter aud the hiisiuoiM interests here
represented outside of minlug, but
for the camp generally. The busi
ness meu of the city should take hold
of this matter iu earnest for it meaus
a great deal to them aud I feel sure
they will. lam familiar with this
work iu other cities aud I kuow what
A sojourner from the "Flowery
Kingdom," who has accepted the
Americanized cognomen of Long Tom
Placer, is perhaps not the only for
eigner who has gone iigaiust the na
tional pastime of poker aud has a talo
of woe coming. Long Tom details
his troubles as follews:
"Heeu in Sumpter twouty-llvo year,
work urn placer. Mako i!ii0 some
year, 8100, 8500, 8000, some year
more. Lose urn all stud boss. Loug
Tom uo savoo Mellcau game. Gam
ble Chinese all right, but Melieau
poker uo good."
Mining deeds for sale at this office .
HENRY J. JORY
V. 8. DKPUTV MINKRAI, SURVEYOR
71 lit tulliiiii. - U Srsri. OriM
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41tiCham. of Com. Portlano,0koon.