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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (June 3, 1903)
THE SUMPTER MINER
Wednesday, June j, 190?
AT BLUE BIRD.
Plant On Ground And Will
Be Installed At Once.
K. J. Thorp, superintendent fo the
liluu Ulrd, returned lant week from h
business trip to Portland. ilo says
that tho hIx drill compressor plunt
now 011 tho Kroiiml Ih to ho installed
right away mid development work to
lo pushed more vigorously.
Mr. Wheeler, of Now Vork, fiscal
agent for tho llluo lilrd und tho Viil
ley Queen, Ih expected hero in 11 fow
days when pltniH for a reduction plant
which Ih to Ih put in thin summer
will ho determined upon and work in
ttilH direction blurted. Tho capacity
of tho mill hiiH not yot liven settled,
nor tho kind of mill it Ih to ho, hut
It Ih stated It will ho not loss than
thirty or forty toim a day to lie-in
In tho iiioaiitlmo development Ih
proceeding on tho property. Tho
drift Iiiih lieen carrlod it dlHtanco of
HOD foot oil tho lodge which 11 couple
of crosscuts havo shown to ho from
fourteen to thirty-eight foot wldo.
With tho liiHtiillutlon of machluo
drillH a largo amount of development
work Ih expected to ho accomplished
THE SOURCE OF GOLD.
gold occurred in narrow seams and in
pockotn. In some of these minus
largo nuggets havo been found in
which tho edges of tho crystallzed
gold were still sharp, being little or
not at all abraded by tho detritus of
tho stream, being codcIuhIvo evldenco
that the gold in found near its orig
inal source. Cold Iiiih iiIho been
found In the bedrock in Hitu, furthor
proving that the gold of that section
Ih dorired from the pockets and
HcatiiH in tho rock, and not from
quartz veiiiH of tho ordinary type.
Mining and Scientific Press.
Drifting; On Tunnel Level
Started At Golden Wizard.
A Rich Vein Doct Not Alwiy Produce
'i'ho ureal omI. incentive tho minor
han to heek for gold in tho discovery
of rich oro or placer gold in an
unsuspected place. Thoro are
stioiillis, gulches mid Hats, fmiioiiH in
milling history for tlieilch placer
inliieH ilovoloped In them, but tho
souico of the gold Ih not always
apparent, (ioiiorally, ill those later
ilayn there are those who at onco
heek the source of tho gold found in
rich plucorw, in tho belief that a
more valuable and permanent mine
Ih likely to result if IIiIh hoiiico
can lie found. There are Instances
whore yearn havo passed before the
houivo of gold 111 a placer gulch
Iiiih boon recognized, and In hoiiio In
stances the original noiirco of tho gold
Htlll remaiiiH undiscovered. Tho
trained geologist in hoiiio cases, after
careful InvegHt hit ion, can UHiially
roach a conclusion, satisfactory to
hiuiHolf, but the miner Ih often at a
loss to account for tho existing con
ditiou of thiiigH. it Ih not always
found that a rich vein produces rich
placer deposits. Tho erosion of i
veins and deposits which produce'
telluride gold ores iIooh not always
result In rich placers. The erosion
of the telluride oies of the lllack
IIIIIh, South Dakota, Iiiih nut, an far
as known, resulted in placer deposits,
though those of Cripple Creek, Colo
rado, occurring under entirely d lifer
ent conditions -In llssures, Instead
of blanket deposits have produced
In hoiiio regions rich placer ilopoa
Itn have been discovered and worked
out, and the source from which tho
gold came Iiiih never liven satisfactor
ily determined. Tho ancient river
channels of tho Forest Hill divide,
Placer county, California, which have
produced many millions appear to
havo not derived their gold from
quart, veins such as exists in other r
portions of the State, but seem toi
have boon the result of eio.-lon of Hi
slaty or schistose rock, in which the,
Supeirntendent McPhee resumed
work on tho (ioldou Wizard last
Friday. Ho Ih drifting on tho tunnel
level. Tho shaft had to bo aband
oned several days ago on account of
water. Mr. McPheo had about
concluded when tho water forced him
to leave tho present nhait, to Hltik a
threo-compartmont shaft about Slit)
foot from tho hanging wall thus
avoiding tho water which draiiiH to
the foot wall, hut ho Iiiih decided to
leave thiH matter over till later.
I,. (). Miller, of Throe Rivers,
Michigan, president of tho tJoldon
Wliid company, will bo hero in a
short time when plaiin for the Htatnp
mill to bo erected thin fall will bo
taken under advisement. It Ih
stated that tho plant will probably
have a ten-stamp capacity to start
with, and that tho three-compartment
shaft will bo started when tho
mill Ih ready for operation.
.Miller cap protectors. T. ti Harrison
agent (or linker, (iriiut and Union
DR. PEARCE A ANDERSON
Physicians and Surgeons
tUMPICH OfNlUAL HOSPITAL
r . .- iiirric, main ist.
Telephone ( HOM'ITAl. Main ill.
V. K. IIUHSON.
Civil and Mining Engineer.
U. S. peputv Mineral Surveyor for Oregon,
Itlneer lor the Clly of Sumpter.
UnOriM mi Patent lariata.
CHAS. H. CHANCE
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Clly Mtermi U. t. Camailiileaar
Rooms 2 and ), r-'lrst Bank of Sumpter
Oihie I'tiune No )oi Residence I'hone No. 7 1
DR. L. T. BROCK
Physician and Surgeon.
I am now prepared to receUe an J treat patients,
both meJIcal and surgical. In the t-ft eijulprrJ
pm ale ranltitlum In the country. Nice o,ulet home,
ullh trained and ep ilen.ed nure ala In at
tendance. Up-to-date surgical work a specialty.
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