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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
Laboratory Equipment Already
Here And Machinery To
Work 011 Hid Hiiinptur Humpling
workH 1h now under wuy. John Ar
thur, who Ih nt tlio htmil of tho now
ontorprlHo, Hlurtxl it focro of niou ut
work tho I nt tor part of lHt week
xcnv!ttluK .fur Uii) l)ull(lln which in
to Im located on Cracker Htroot injur
Auburn. Tlio (xpilpmont for tho
liilximtory iitnl tho iiHHuy olllco
arrived h few diiyn hko mill tho main
part of tho muolilnery for tho Htmnp
mill mill tho Hinnplor will ho hero
in hIioiiI two wt'okH. In tho moittit imo
tho IiiiIIiIIiik will lio eotnplotoil iih
rapidly iikiiohhIIiIo nnil tho miicliinory
IiihIiiIIimI iimiieillutitly upon IIh
arrival. Tho IiiiIIiIIiik will lio nllily
liy thirty feet, ami tho location Ih
nilinirnlily hiiIIiiiI to tho iiooiIh of tho
now IniliiHtiy. It Ih tlio intiintlon at
proHont to Inivo tho plant In opera
tion hy tho loth or .Inly.
Ah provioiiHly xlatiiil tlio ntninp mill
will Inivo a dally capiu'lty of hiivdii
toiiH, and tho HiiinplliiK workri thirty
toiiH. In aildition to tho hiimplliiu
and reennimeniliiiK tieiitiiienl for men
Hiiliinlltod, tlm I'onipany propohUH to
piiritliiiNii oro and Imlllon iiIho, ami
Mittlo ilheetly with tho ' owner.
Tho (toiiipany will llkevnln lie well
I'ipiippeil of (Minium liHHfiyillK. 'I'llll
liiiildlnu will Iiohii arratiKed that if
tlio vonlnro proven a tuiccexH tho
capaiilty or tho plant can lio Incieiineil.
GOLD BEARING TREES.
Charred Wood Thai Ctttitt Free Gjld In
Ari.onu Iiiih her petrilleil fnrext,
lint It mih Inn fur tho Thunder
Mountain letfinn or Idaho to come
to tlm front with a phenomenon that
Ih wiuiothiiiK for mtloutlHtH to ponder
iivnr. Tho pent coal llelilM of tho
world are nuppoHed to huvo vep'tiililn
inattor for I heir IiiihIm, hut, in tho
Thunder Mountain region, forentH
which, for linen have lieen coveied
liy many reel of rock and noil are
found to exlnt a charcoal when
uncovered In nilnltik' operations,
TIiIh Ih a peculiar condition, lint not
half ho much ho iih Ih the fact that
IIiIh chaicoal contaliiH piM in itn
native ntato. The exitencco of
ohiiicoal in the mines of Thunder
Mountain has been known ever hIiico
tho dibcovery ot miueial in that
region, lint it hits lieen only recently
that liuue lieen, "chaicoallycd" in
htead of petrilleil, have lieen found
many feet under the ground iih tuiue
ilovolopment proKicHM'H. In com
ineutiiiK upon IIiIh dlhcovery, tho
KtiitoHiiiiin, or HoIhc, Miyn:
"Aiiioiik' tho many remarkalile
thliiKH found in Thunder Mountain,
none have canned more comment or
provoked more iIIhcuhhou than tho
ilUooveery of lurjjo tpuintltle.s of
tilmrrtxl wood at ureal depth which
hurried ipiiiutitie.-i of free pilil nil
"Many hiicIi (IihIh have been made
In tho Dewey and adjoining proper
tiort. An entire tree wan recently
found, willed Ih denoriU'd in a letter
from ItooHOVolt to the Spokesman
evlew. "There have heeu varlouHCommentH
oil tho 'Kohl-lMarluK tiro' found at a
lnpth of 1(10 feet in the Dewey.
Tho Iiiiko trunk in aliout Hlxty foot
Ioiik. A Hinall t!co of tho charred
tree, when ruhhed to powder in tho
palm of tho hand, liy hlowiiiK tho
charcoal away leaven tho Kold In tho
hand. Tho charcoal hIho hurUH,
loiivliiK tho puro old. Tho fonnalon
horo Ih very ficciullliir; thoro hooiiih
to ho a continual (dipping mid slid
liiK of tho Hiirfaco, and while this in
not notlccahlo, one hoch tho roHiiltH
in tho HlautiiiK Hhnpo of tho trees
and in tho foundation of tho mil."
Salt Luko Mining Kovlow.
ROD AND GUN CLUB.
Organltcd Lait Wk With a Member-
thlp of Twenty.
Tho Sumptcr Hod mid CS1111 Club
wan nrpuilzori Thurriday ovoiiIuk In
tho olllco of MuiiniuK & Welsh with
a mniuhorHhip of about twenty. Tho
following ofllcorri woro olectod:
President, L. C. KdwardH; rlco
proHillout, Tom (Jriiy; nonrotary, II.
V. Douahuo; treiiHiiror, Dr. Plorco.
A captain Ih to ho chosen later.
Tho (dull 1iiih ordered 5,000 blue
rockH and three expert traps. Tho
next meet 1 uk Ih to lio hold Thursday
nlnlit. (Julio a number besides tho
charter members have Hipiifleil their
i tit iii t Ion of joining the (dub and It
in probable that tho membership
will rapidly Increase.
MR. POAGUE AT
Largely Interested In The
Property, And Well Pleased
J. H. ROBBINS,
H. H. MILLER,
H. S. DURGANL
Safety Deposit Vaults Gold Dust Bought
Does a General Banking and Exchange Business
(icoi'Ko W. I'nupin,
North Dakota, who Ih
leading HtockholderH of
Lake, In tho McXnmco
company with .1. Win Wilson,
iiiaiuiL'er and superlntei'ident of tho
property, returned Saturday from a
live days' visit to tho mine. TIiIh Ih
Mr. I'oiipie'n second visit to Suinpter
and his llrst to Listen Lake. Ho Ih
morn than pleased. Ho says:
"I made a thorough examination
of the property, and I reel very much
encouraged repmlltiK tho prospects
or the mine. 1 bid I eve it to ho a llrst
class proprosltiou. I stayed there
IniiK enough to know what Ih koIiik
on and the character of oro lieintf
tiikeu friini the shaft. I carefully
noted every bucketful! that came
up. It in liluli pude ore and Ih
constantly uettiiiK better with depth.
'l'lieiii seems to be a marked im-,
provemeut tliroiihiiut tho district, '
and minium opeiatioiiH have taken,
on a renewed activity since my last
visit to Similiter." '
Manager Wilson states that he.
Fourth of July, when he will stop I
iieni( Kins mr u lew (lays m kivu
Ills men a holiday. When work Ih
resumed, he says, ho will crosscut
tho ledk'o in several placet, tempor
arily abandoning tho shaft. t Ih
the purpose of tho management to
install hoisting machinery some tlmo
this Hummer and carry ou develop
ment operations more extensively.
Ice Cream! Ice Cream!
On, and each day after May lst
tho renowned Hazclwnod Ice Creuni
mid lco Cream Soda will bo had at
cents per pint.
cents a dish, 25
Books and Stationery
I huvo added to my stock of Cignra and Tobaccoes a large number of
popular novels, the lending Mjrimlicalsand a complete line of stationery
...The Elite Cigar Store...
L. HARRIS, Proprietor
A. P. GOSS, President
GEO. H. TRACY, Cashier
& Bank of Sumpter 3
TrimioU Otatiil luiklni IiiImii
Interest Allowed on Time Deposits
Drafts Jiawn on jI
paits at the aoiIJ Special attention to .oilecllons.
Safety Deposit boxes for rent.
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Granite St. Sumpter, Ore.
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E. SIBER, General Manager.
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The most modern equipped plant in the state.
All orders promptly attended to.
Telephone, Main 19. BAKER CITY, OREGON.