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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (June 10, 1903)
THE SUMPTER MINER
Wednesdav, June 10, 1903
This Science Is Necessary To
The Prospector And Min
It Ih (iiitu necessary that milling
tnnn hIioiiIi! Imvo n knowledge of
iniiioriiloKy, ami particularly ho does
IIiIh niily to Hid prospector. Com
I UK in contact with KuoloKleal
formations and covering largo
territory, the prospector him rani
opportunity to Httidy minerals, and
oftliuoH does 11 knowledge of
mineralogy prove profitable.
111 ma mineral world more are
recognized upwanlH of unit tlioiiHliad
distinct nilnnrul species, many of
which, however, am exceedingly rare,
being nothing more than mineral
curiosities and only titled for Hut
cabinet. Others occur In a groat
varinty of forniH. Of the com
mercially valiiahlo minerals, thoMt
onm containing "hi various metals,
there ai aliout sovouty-llvo spoiccs
thut arn I'oiiunoii to tho United
KlatiiN, and are mitt with in varying
supply in aliout mory hIiiIii in tlm
Union, 'i'lio proripiiclor in his rounds
and with what knowledge hn Iiiih of
inlnnralH, Ih apt to know a number of
those, lint only whnii a man Ih wall
poHtod Ih liu alilo to give tho naimi
of nvory specie.
In tho gold ores there arc lira
tnllurido miniiralri that carry gold,
and oaoli specie Iiiih ii distinct appear
auoo from the other. These mlnuralH
aro calverlte, sylvonlto, potzlto,
niiKyglto mill krennerlte. There
aro m half dozen important ores
carrying silver, these being nrgoutlto,
proiiHtlto, pynirgyilo, corargyilo,
slophaullo mid sternherglto. In
copper mlnuralH here are at leant ton
thut the pronpector ought to know,
they holgu elmlcollo, chalcopyrtle,
covolllto, bornlto, tetrahedrlte,
niprito, miilaconltii, ohrysoeolln,
aurlte and malachite. In lead
oreH the fnllllnwiug aro Impertant:
galena, jamesonlto, minium, angle-
silo mid corussito, wnlfunite, pyro
species thut it would bo well for
tho miner or porspector to have a
knowledge of.. A find of turquoise
would ho highy profitable. This
iiIho iiiiiiI los to any of tho prccioiiH
stones or crystallized ruro minerals.
Fluorspar Ih in good domaud' hh a
flux, etc. Lithia Ih imido from tho
mlnorulH Hpodniiiono and Icpldollto.
Tho borax Hiipply of tho country Ih
mainly from tho minora! colomauito. I
Tho mlnorulH amphiholo and chryH-i
oytllo aro tho main sources of !
asbestos, and thin Ih ii most marketable
commodity. A kowlcdgo of phos-,
phato rnckn Ih woll for n Reed :
phoHphato dnporiit Ih a paying I
property. TIiiih one can ohsorvoj
tho value of a knowledge of tho
morn important mineral Hpoclon.
It in not only a most interesting 1
Htudy, hut can ho mado a profitable
ouo. In hor iliHtriliutlon of inetnla
and mlnuralH nature worked marvel-1
ounly. Thoro'H nothing more
woudorful than tho vast and varied i
chemical mixturcH diHtrihuted
through tho earth for men's iiho.
Tho Oregon Railroad fc Navigation
company biiH just lsHtied a summer
i book entitled "Restful Recreation
Resorts," a publication profuse in
half tones, and good descriptivo
mutter of tho delightful summer
rcHorts of tho Columbia River
Valley. It may bo bud for tho ask
ing from any agent of the company.
SEE THE LATEST STYLES IN HATS AT THE
THE ?KEIV MILLINERY
NEXT DOOR TO FIRST NAT L IANM, QRANtTC IT
Drest Cutting School In Connection.
The celebrated Gund's "the beer of
good cheer" always on draught at Dun
phy's The Club
IUESSEN A CLARKE
MINING & CIVIL ENGINEERS
Expert Examlnalloni . Reports on Mining Properties.
Dtjlunlnc nj Intuiting Mills anj Power Plants.
U. S. Mineral anJ UnJergrounJ Surveys.
Management nt Mining Properties.
Ex-Attorney General Of Utah
Weil Pleased With Camp.
PHILBRICK Sr FENNER
MINING a, CIVIL ENCINEER8 .
U. 8. DEPUTY MINERALSURVEYOR8
EXAMINATIONS AND REPORTS
ROOMS 2 V 4, BANK OF SUMPTEfl
BLDQ. SUMPTER, OREGON.
Mrs. J. H. Gray
Mill St., second Joor south of StoJJarJ's Store
Ladies' and Children's HOME MADE APRONS
A. ('. lllHhop, of .Salt Lake City,
ex-attorney general of Utah, was in
tho city thin week and lit company I
with Menno Unziekor, of linker City,
visited Captain Paul, superintendent
of tho Imperial) an old friend of IiIh,
and Home of the neighboring propor
tion, (ienoral 1I1h)ioi Ih "looking
around" probably with a view to
investment, but there Ih nothing for
publication at this writing. Rolutlvo
to tho district (ioncral Bishop Hays:
"I do not know that any import
ance can bo attached to my visit to
Kumpter, more than to sco my old
friend Captain Paul, with whom I
was well acquainted in Salt Lake
and to tako a general look at tho
diHtrict. From what I havo soon
I must say it lookri most prosperous
to mo. Sumpter Ih ouo of tho most
lively mining towim in tho country,
and the general outlook of the camp I
- METROPOLITAN -
CENTER A NORTH STREETS
SUMPTER - - OREGON
...THE CAPITAL HOTEL...
rates: si tosi.bo per day
free sus to a, rrom trains
no chinamen employed
A. J. DENNY, Prop.
h. s. ORirriN. po.
Rat: $1 and 1.26 Par Day
All Modarn Improvement
Haarfquartara for Mlnara
morphlte ami mlinetlte. ,0orlnliily appears good. A great
mlueriilHiue not many, the Important
ouori lieiug Hphiilerllo, smithsouito, i
y.lnnlte and calamine. It Ih very
Important that the proHpcHor bo
able to Identify cessltorlto, tho only
oie of tin of importance, and that
he know a few of tho cobalt and
nickel oi oh, hiicIi an millerlte,
Hinultitc, nlccollto and cobaltite.
'I'liero aie a doen Impotlaut oies of
iron. In aluminium making mineralH
I he prominent ones aro bauxite,
cryolite and corundum, and the
only important ore of mercury in
oinimlmr. There are a couple oics
of antimony worth exploitation, and
Hovorul of iuaiigaucio.
There aro iiumeroiiH other mineral
deal of work in being done I obnervo,
and operatorn aro Hteadlly pushing
their properties to tho front. I'
predict a great future for tho
GOLDEN EAGLE HOTEL
W II. MATHER, I'ROPR.
A ridt Clin, Modern Hotel
Rltit; $1.00 and 2.00 per die
Htlt lloek (torn Oopot
Back From Union and Wallowa Counties.
A. O. Otness and Mr. and Mrn.
Kieil Northrop returned Inst week
from a trip to Union and Wallowa
cnuutioH where they went to look
after timber lauds. .Mr. Oluessleftj
at once for Cracker Creek where ho,
Ih interested in mining property.
Miller cap protectors. T. (1. Harrison
agent (or linker, Grant uud Union
M. SPENQLER, PROPR.
RATES. St. 26 PER DAY NO UP
FREE BATHS ro toui. .o.o..
COR. COLUMBIA A AUBURN STS.
ONE BLOCK EAST OF OEPOT
MINING AND INDUSTRIAL
Hook h are now open for 8ttl)scriptioii9
to the Pacific Lumber and Live Stock
Compnnv, an industrial of unusual
merit. Look into it.
A group of mines witli 000 feet of de
velopment work done, demonstrating
value will be sold an a whole or will sell
one-half interest and work the property
in connection witli purchaser. Best
chance in the district.
Buy Listen Lake stock at f2.00 before
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New York. L
New Merchant Tailor
MILL STREET, OPPOSITE BANK OF SUMPTER
I Have Received a Large and Elegant Lino of Suitings
and Trouserings for Coming Season, Which You aro Kindly
Invited to inspect. Truly Yours,
c dt CHARLES GEE