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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (July 15, 1903)
THE SUMPTER MINER
Wednesday, July 15,190?
OF THE YELLOW.
Graves Brothers Exploring
Ledge On Their Cracker
II. A. (.Jruvos, who with IiIh lirotli-
. L., Ih Interested in tlio
(rout. Ainorleiin claim in tlni L'riiek
er Creek tllstriet, on whieh tho
rich Hlrikii wns niiiili) recently, ciiinii
In from I ho properly .Siiltndiiy, with
sovnrnl moil) samples of IhiH hijdh
Ki'inln oil). Tlio (iiiirt. Ih simply
studded with froo idold, mill whllo no
iissnys hiivi) I (( 1 1 miidi) of this
I hi it 1 tru 1 11 1 nrndo of II, llio rook hIiowii
will doubtless run Into thn (IkiumiiiiIh
of ilollni'H. Thn rie.h si nil' wiih tukitn
Inmi 1111 oiitii (Hit, 11111I Mr. (iritvos
stntes (hut tho lednit Ih over four feet I
in wiill h, mill i.'onlniiiH ntniiorniis
rililioiiH of (IiIh iiiulity of oro. It
Iiiih heou trui'i'il IhroiiKliont, thn claim,
for 11 illHtiini'ii of over 'J, 011(1 feet mid
into thn lluttkoyo Kioii owned hy
tileitson mid Dmiii, adjoining. Thn
(rent American Ih on thn Cracker
Creek hIiId of thn nioiintiiln, tihuttliiK
on tho Crescent, of thn lluckoyo,
Mime iIIhIiiih'o from llio Hiiimnit.
Lust week tint (iriivi)H Mini hois
moved down uhoiit sixty feet from
tho oiiin out. whom thn rle.li oro wiih
encountered, mid started a drift to
explore thn Ii(Ik). Salnrday t hoy
struck thn IikIko opening up a lino
doily of koihI
drift at tlio
looking ipniit. TIiIh :
end lino ol tho claim
JoiniiiK tho Crescent will nlvo u
vortical depth of over 100 feet.
Outside of those rich strlliKers at
any point from which samples have
lieen taken, Mr. (! raven HtatoH that
K'oimI values liavo been shown. One
Hiiiniilii wlileli hIiiiu'imI no frim unlil tn
the naked eye, wan assayed last week I
and avo a value of 8151 in K
I'liiullellliiK the (ireat American
on tho southwest Is tho Mountain
hum to up, owned liy I'M I looser,
who also owiih a small fraction of tho
former. Mr. I looser was at IiIh pro
perly Sunday, and ho states that
beyond any iiisetiou his properly
contains tho hiiiiio ledge.
With the consumption of nnigneslto,
magnesium carliouato yearly Increas
ing, it is notable that only one
locality In the United States produces
any of this not iiinoiiiiiioii mineral
lor llio market. I lit
demand for uiagncsilo for use as a I
refractory lining for fuiuaces and as;
a uiui-cniidncllug covering for boilers
and steam pipes, and its line in the
mauufaclure of "soda water" have
exceeded the available supply from
J. H. CONNORS.
High Grade Wines, Liquors and Cigars
Club Rooms in Connection
Headquarters for Miners
suMirm - o'yiGON
this country and from abroad. Tho
only American locality now
producing miiKncsito iih Alameda
county, California. Tho supply from
abroad comes from Austria and
(iroeco. In 1002 tho California
output wiih III, 172 toiiH,, valued at
8i:i,or.7. Tho Importation in tho
hiiiiio year exceeded IlJl, 100 tons.
TIiIh mineral Ih marketed either
crude or calcined. The quoted
prices of thee calcined miiKticsito
ruiiKu from 818 to 8220 a ton.
iManncHlto occiirH uudouhteilly in
many places in the United States,
hut it h value iih a uiarketalile mineral
Iiiih not lieen generally known to tho
mliiliiK men. Then, too, it resembles
very much dolomite and hoiiio of tho
other commoner mlneralH in physical
appearaiici), which limy nccoiint
for the scarcity of localitleH from
which it Ih reported. In view of the
continued demand for miiKiiesito the
miner will do well to fnmilliirlzo
himself with tlio mineral and Mirch
for it in hlHKOiiornl ipiost. .Miiincsltn
occurs In the miiKiicHlmi rocks of
later L'tiolouical nue, uoucrally and
Ih freipiutly associated with serpen
tine or talcoHo hcIiIh). Dana wives
tho American localitleH of miiKiicsito
iih llolton, Mnssiichiistots; near
llaltimore, Maryland; Chester
county, l'eiiUHylvnula, and Alameda
county, California;. It Ih iihIo
found in tho St. Lawrence river in
tho vicinity of the Thousand IhIiiikIh.
Mrn. Kvolyn Whltesol died at hor
homo on Mill Street, Friday nllit.
She wiih hurled from tho residence
Sunday afternoon under tho uuspleees
of tho Odd FcIIowh, Her. M. J.
(loodheart otllclatiiiK. Sho leaves a
VlilUd The Standard.
M. X. (Iohh, of St. Paul wiih in
(ho city, hint week ne vera I dayH ,and
I visited tho Standard in tho interst
"f K!, '"l "" wl' '' "
""lltliiK Investment in this pro-
Special Round Trip Rato.
Iletween .lune Ith and August 2llth
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Tickets good for threo months,
(ining limit ten days. Upturning
limit ten dayH after starting west.
Stop over privileges either way, west
of the Missouri Itlver.
Sale dates are arranged to be con
venient for delegates to conventions
of National Kducatloual Association
at Huston; Klks at Haltlmoro; Wood
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TIMBER LAND. ACT JUNB i. 1878.-NOTICE
United Slates Und Office, j
La Cirande. Oregon, Julv 1, 1001- i
Notice Is hereby Riven that In compliance with the
provisions ol the actof congress of June 1 I8;8, en-
tltlJ "An art fnr th kaI nf tlmhr lnn.lc In th c.Mta.
I ol California, Orecon, Nevada and Washington Ter
ritory," as extended to all the Public Land Mates by
actof August 4, 1841,
NEAL II. CARVER,
of Farmlnglon, county uf Van lluren, stale of Iowa,
has this day filed In this oftice his sworn statement
No. 3680, for the purchase of the wH nwK of
section No. 15 In township No. 11 south, range No. 17
tWM, and will offer proof to show that the land sought
Is more valuable for Its timber or stone than for agri
cultural purposes and to establish his claim to said
land before Charles II. Chance, U. S. commissioner
at Sumpter, Oregon, on Friday, the 18th day of
She names as witnesses: Ote T. Stradnesi, Fred
Molt, Mark C. Carver and Peter J. Soards, all of
Any and all persons claiming adversely the above
described lands are requested 10 Me their claims In
this office on or before said 18th day of Sept., io.
E. W. Uaktlbtt, Register.
TIMUfcK LAND, ACT JUNK , It;
United States Land office, (
La Grande. Oiegon, June 10, ioo.
Notice Is hereby given that In compliance with the
provisions of the act of Congress of June . 18,8,
entitled "An act for the sale of timber lands In the
stales of California, Oregon, Nevada, and Washing
ton Territory," as extended to all the Public Land
stales by act of August 4, i8j.
LEWIS A. ALUEE.
of Whitney, county of Maker, state of Oregon,
has this day filed In this oftice his sworn state
ment No. s4. for the purchase of the wH ne H
and n H s e K ol section No, 7, In town
ship No. to south, range No. 6 E W M.
and wilt olter proof to show that the land
sought Is more valuable lor Its timber or stone than
tor agricultural purposes, and to establish his claim
to said land before thai. II. Chance. U S commis
sioner at Sumpter, Oregon, on Monday, the 14th day
of August, 190).
Me names as witnesses: William II. Mead, of
Spokane, Washington; Alfred II. Huntington, of
llakrr City, Oregon; Leonard Sims and James
Warren, of Whitney, Oregon.
Anv and all persons claiming adversely the above
Jescilbed lands are requested to lite their claims In
his oftice on or belore said mil day of August,
E. W Hatihtt. UeeMer.
NOTICE TOR PU11LICATION
Depar mint of the Interior. (
Land Oltice at Lt (irande, Oiegon. Juin t. iuuj. I
Notice Is hereby given that the following-named
settler hat tiled notice nt lilt Intention to make final
prool In kuppott ct his claim, and that said proof will
be made belore the NegUter and Receiver at La
(irande, Oregon, on Augusts, igai, viz: II. U. No.
( IIARLES M.IIINDMAS.
ol Whitney, Oregon, lor the w )j n w i Sec Tp,
to S. R. 16 E. V M,
llt names thn following wltneses t' prove his con
tinuous lesldencr upon and cultivation ot said land,
vl: Emory I'roebs'el, Freeman colt, Wendell N.
Proebsrl. ol Whitney, Oiegon; and J. E. Stephen
son, ot Haines, Oregon.
E. W. Haktiett. Register.
NOTICE TOR PUHLICATION.
Department ot the Interior, j
Land Ottice at La (irande, Ore June n, tgo. j
Notice Is hereby given that the fo'lowlng-named
settler has til -J notUe 01 his Intention to make final
prul In support ol his claim, and that said proof will
be made before the Register and Receiver, at La
(irande. Oregon, on August 9, 1901, vli: II. E. No.
EMORY E. PROEBSTEL.
of Whitney, Oregon, tor the eH ne'f Sec. 15, ejf
se'f Sec. 10 Tp. 10 S. R )6 e. w. M.
tie names the following wlinesses to prove his con
tinuous residence upon and cultivation ot said land,
vl: Charles M. Hlndman. Wendell N, Hroebstel
and Freeman Scoit. all ot Whitney, Oregon, end J.
L:, Stephenson, ol Haines. Oregon.
E. W. llAklieiT. Register.