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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
TO BE BUILT.
PRESIDENT STRAHORN HERE
cortuln mining properties. They
will return to Sutnpter tbo latter
part of next week.
To Perfect Details.
Survey Under Charge ol Jueuea & Clark
Started Yesterday Location of Light
log Plant Will Not be Known Until
Engineering Work U Completed Old
Bilk Ditch to be Rebuilt and Pipe
Line to Furnkh Water Power Con
struction to Start at Once,
ProHiiloiit Htmhorn, of the Bump
tor Water and Lltflit uompaiiloH,
nrrlvixl tint city lnnt week. Accompan
ied ly MrH. Htralioru liu Iiiih jitHt
returned from an extended trip to
Europe, and Ih here to undertake tlio
emotion of a new power Iioiiho,
and oilier oxteiiHlvo ituproveiiieiilH (o
to liolh Hie IIkI'I and water HyHtenm.
Willie the Koneral plan of Urn
IliiprovementH, I'ichIiIi'IiI HIiiiIioiii
atatoH, Iiiih linn worked out, (he
(lelailH aie not in Hliape now lo kIvo
to the pulilio. The uiik'lniimlin,'
tinder tilmi'Ko of Jiiohhoii fc Clark
wiih Html nl yeHlerday, and delliiiie
delallH will lie known williiu a few
(lnyH, when work on the new power
Iiouhii and (he propiiHed piiie line
will lie Htarled Iminedlalely upon the
determination of thiwi inuttcrn.
The Kcueral plan Ih the erection of
ti power plant, developing fi(H) Iioi-ho
)iower at low water wiihoii, prolialily
'williiu tun city IIiiiUh, to lie run liy
water fiirulHhiMt liy a pipe line from the
old IIIkIiIIimi-KIIIh canal, miiiiii two
or three m I Ich In length. The Mirvey
will determine the point at which
the old canal will lie lapped and iiIhii
the location of the power Iiouhii.
The ciiiial Ih lo lie rebuilt and the
water which Ih lo fit ill IhIi the motUo
power for (he new plant, will lie con
veyed in a not Ii'hh than nlxleen inch
pipe. Thin may, however, lie of
Kieater capacity, I'lcniilent Slrahorn
BtatcH. The preneut power plant will
bo iihim! ax an auxiliary to the new
Arthur ('. Ilalixun, engineer for
the (leueral Klectiic company, of
Portland, Ih now in the city making
urratigementH for the machinery
Heeded. The Decennary data icgiudlng
the location will lie determined liy
the Hiirvey within a few day and
act mil count ruction will follow
ACTIVITY AT QUARTZBURG.
Original Locator ol Copper Ridge In the
W. W. lieene, of l'alrie Clry, the
original locator of the Copper liidge,
now Included In the Standard
merger, wiih a IiiihIiichh vinltor in the
city thin week.
Mr, Iteene wiyn that the Copper
opolln ban put on an extra crew of
men. The Dixie Meadown Iiiih Its
tiawmlll recently liiHtalled running,
mid the Ih building a road from
Quartburg to haul hi tbo machine)'
ordered nhort time ago.
Oil For Ichho.
, II. A. Hwhc, a Cripple Creek mill
ing man, and J. A. Mclaughlin, of
Lincoln, Nchraeka, nccrctary of the
Killou, Warner, Stewart company,
who have been In the city for neveral
la)H, loft Saturday for Silver City,
Idaho, where they are iutcrct.tcd in
Hon. J. H. Konliina left
yeHterday for Dakor City to meet
with the Htockholdora of tbo UiiHcho-
Sago Hardware company and perfect
dutallH regarding the late consolida
tion. The now corporaitou iihhuiiios
control Juno 15.
Here On Visit.
J. K. Killou, of Adama, Nebraska,
brothor of D. L. Klllen, president of
tho Killou, Waruor, Stewart com
pany, arrived in tho city Monday.
Ho will probably spend a good part
of tbo summer In Sumpter visiting
Commissioner Brooks Visits
Vicinity And Help In This
Direction Looked For.
.1. C. HrookH, of Half Way, a
member of the hoard of county
commiHriioerH, npi'iit neveral days in
Humptor and vicinity this week look
ing over the load Hituation, and
gathering data for the meeting of
(lie board which occurs at linker Ciy
today. In company with W. II.
(ileiiHou, iiIho a member of tho board,
bo drove up Cracker Creek Monday
to Inspect the road from Silver Creek
In the Columbia. This piece of road
was built by private individuals,
and the county Iiiih been asked to
accept II and keep it lu repair. The
survey has already been ordered, and
viewers will I hi appointed shortly.
The Cable Cove mine operators are
reduced to the necessity of paying
extra transportation charges ou
account of the bad condition of tho
road between hero and that point.
About six miles of tbo Sumpter end
of this road Ih in fairly good repair,
but the rest of it is such that freight
charges, It Is stated, are Increased
at least one-fourth. Several operators
are ready to ship ore but are deterred
on (his account. This matter was
lii'ounht before Commissioner llrooks,
and yesterday in company with Tom
(ray, superintendent of the Valley
(jiieeu, he went over the route, leav
ing in the afternoon for Maker City.
It is understood that the operators
may expect assistance from the
county lu this direction before long.
Use (Hunt Powder. Fuse and Caps.
T. M. LAVIN'S
Tonsorial Parlors and Bath Rooms
I have just renovated my tonsorial
shaving parlors, and at a great
expense placed a compressed air
plant in my shop :::::::::
Is one of the latest modern con
veniences of an up-to-date barber
shop. It imparts a refreshed feel
ing and healthy glow to the skin.
No extra charge. Give us your pat
ronage and assure us of your
appreciation of our up-to-date,
Twentieth Century methods.
Face Massage ::::::::: :
Two Doors West of First National Bank
32 Broadway, Nw York
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