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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (June 3, 1903)
THE SUMPTER MINER
Wednesday, June 3, 1903
Committee Meets And Or
ganizes. BIG TIME PROMISED.
. $1,500 Id Caih Prim Hung Up-Drilling
Contests Double, Single and Junior
All Kinds of Amusements Great
Eatbutiaim Committee! in Line to
Prepare Sporti Everybody Come.
Similiter will have a Fourth of
July unexampled in the the history
of the oily. Indications point to
this. More money will bu expended,
more prizes offered, and greater
preparations for a big day are under
way than ever before.
The mutter is in the hands of com
petent oomittees. A citizens' meet
ing convened Monday night at the
Kills Opera house, with Mayor C. II.
McColloch uh chairman, and appoint
ed the following executive cemmittee:
It. L. Nell!, chairman; Charles
LlelieuHtelu, W. C. Calder, Cato J.
Johns, Walter Croulu, Thomas
Diiuphy and Andrew Stiusou.
The above committee met at tho
Club Tuesday afternoon and appoint
ed uhalincu of the various sub-corn-mUtees
Finance committee, It. L. Kclll;
drilling committee, A. J. Ktiusou;
amusement committee, Charles
Llebeiihteln; advertising and print
ing committee, Thomas II. Duuphy;
decoration and parade committee,
YV. C. Calder; hotel and transpor
tation committee, Cato J. Johns.
The churlmeu of the above com
mittees were appointed
to take the
initiative In the seveal
and appoint their
Mayor Charles II. McColloch Is
to be marshal of the day. The
management is assured that (1,500
will U) raised and distributed in
Hrery thing points to a glorious
Fourth. Committees are working in
harmony. Tho cash will Ik rained.
Details have not yet etu completed,
but the committees are at work and
things are moving.
There will be drilling contests,
potato races, tugs of war, o nicker
contests, kid races, girl races, pie
eating contests, one legged racus,
fat Individual races, and In fact
everything that goes to make a jam up
Fourth of July. The last looking
lady in the crowd draws a prize, the
C A. I.. McF.WF.N, M. K. K. O. McKWEN, 11. Sc, E. M. J
5 McEwen 8c McEwen 1
l MINING EN6INEERS INI ?
Having purchased the Plant ami Outfit of 1
L Messrs. linwne &- Smith, we are prepared 1
i to do General Assaying and Complete S
( Analysis of Ores. Also Concentrating, I
Amalgamation and Cyanide Tests. . j (
S OFFICE CENTER STREET PHONE 66
homoliest man likewise. The pret
tiest kid of a given hko, mule or
female, may make the ten strike of
its life, who knows? 13 nt anyway,
everything is nrrapged to hare a bin
clay. The committees have settled
,(lown to business, the cash is being
'subscihed, and nothing is lucking, i
. Tho dctiiils as to wbero tho several
events will be pulled off, and certain
, other matters of minor importance '
have not been settled, but will be I
I announced later. Everything points ;
to a great day. The surrounding
towns are coming and will participate
in the gala occasion.
Ledge, It Is Thought, Will Be
Reached Within Ten Or
Tom Gray, superintendent of tho
Valley Queen, came in this week
from tho property and reports that
the formation In which he Is now
driving is growing softer with every
Indication that tho main Valley
Queen ledgo will le reached wlthl
the noxt ten or fifteen feet. Tho
crosscut now being driven is to form
tho main working lovol of tho mine,
and will tap tho vein at a depth of
about 200 feet. Tho crosscut is now
in a distance of over 200 feet. In
driving this distance a number of
stringers wero cut which will bo ex
plored after tho main ledgo is
reached. These Btrlugers have
shown high values, and havo averaged
soveral feet In width. The largest
one was five feet.
Mr. Gray says that the suow la
juow practically gone, and that ho 1b
preparing to increase his working
force and prosecute development
with renewed vigor.
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The low rates from the east to the
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If you aro interested in securing any
eastern eople for your section of the
west, send their names and addresses
to the undersigned. All the facta
and figures about the trip will
bo promptly sent them. H. 8.
Howe, General Agent, Chicago, Mil
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Street, Portland, Ore.
Timber and Homestead Filings.
Timber add homestead tilings, as well
I final proofs, can be made before
Charles II. Chance, United States Com
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ot Sumpter building, Sumpter, tliUB sav
ing applicants expense of a trip to La
If in want of clothing, see NelU Mer
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