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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (July 15, 1903)
THE SUMPTER MINER
Wednesday, July 15, 1903
WORK ON ALPINE
MILL TO START.
Sawmill Machinery Arriving
And Stamps Expected
which ho If) heavily Interested.
It In iindcrittnod through reliablo
HoitreoH that tho object of Mr.
Ciilljortsoii'H visit 1h to undertake
hciivy linprovcmontH with a
view, It Ih Htatcd, to cIiiiiikIdk Uio
ditch from a placer to nn Irrigation
ditch. Mr. Carroll Ih epvected hero
Hornotlino tlilH week.
I0I111 Timiplo (JriiyHon, mh'iiiiiI vice
proHidnimt and gmioral manaKor of
tho Alpliio mini) wuh at the property
liiHt wixik and loll Kutiirduy for
1'ortlaiid, after having madn
arraiiKiimnntH for the coiiHtriictlon of
the twenty Htamp mill to lie Initialled
nt once. John H. LiiIiIIhw, the well
known millwright wax given tho
vonttaet for liiHtalling the machinery
anil plaim for tint building have
already been perfected by Ii I III. It
in 11 twenty Htamp proposition, four
liatterliiH with two JoIiiihoii con
centratorH to encli batteiy. All
eighty liornn power duller, Hl.xty
horHii power engine and 7x7 engine
for tliiii'onceutratorH will be Installed
with air coinpreHHor ami other
A 1(1,(1(10 foot a day Hiiumlll will
be Initialled llrnt, the machinery for
which Ih now being received. TIiIh
plant will be Het up an rapidly an
PohhIIiIii to provide timber for the
Htamp mill building. The foundii
Hon Ih now being graded, mid Colonel
lraynon Htiitim that It Ih IiIh plan to
get the mill In operation at an arly
date. The milling machinery Iiiih
I men Hhlppod anil Ih expected any
COLCONDA FOREMAN HURT.
I ROAD TO THUNDER MOUNTAIN.
Slated That it Will be Completed Farly
V. N. Donaldson, of Iiolso,
Idaho, wuh in the city last week.
J Mr. Donaldson Ih an old newspaper
nan, having at one timo boon con
I nected with tho .StatHinan and Ih now
Interested In the Capitol. H1h
I active attention, however, Ih In tho
idirctiou of mining, and ho has
several properties in the Thuudor
Tho state road, hi) says, from Ho I so
to Thunder Mountain Ih being rapidly
pushed ahead, and will bo completed
early thin fall. Following up tho
construct ion of the road are 1100
HtiiinpH to lie installed on various
properties an soon as tho road Ih
Camp Advertised Throughout
Central West, Says Secre
Falling Body of Ore Catches Him Not
Oeorge Orfwell, formemi of the
Oolconda mine had a very narrow
escape lust week. In company with
Manager Howard he was standing
near the bienst in the lilt) foot lewd,
while the former was taking samples, '
when a body of oie weighing about a
ton became loosened fioin the backs
striking Mr. Oswell on the head ami
neck. This was followed by a second
fall which caught his legs,
Mr. Howard had the presence of
mind when he heard the piemoutory
Hounds accompany the disloilgemeut
of rock to Instauttly back against
hot breast, and thus escaped Injury.
The concussion put the lights out,
nnd when Mr. Unwind icllghtcd (lie
caudles, and dragged Koicnmn Oswell
from the debris he found him con
sldenilily batteicd and bruised
though not M'llously llijuied. He
was coiillncd to his loom for about
til ice days, but was In the city
Kuturday feeling much Improved.
Friday morning about 1 1 o'clock
to lire depaitmeut was called out
to suppress a small blao at tliei
I'resbyteriau church. The Hie was I
nonr the entrance of the building and I
probably wuh started by some child-
rou which had been playing theie.
It whm promptly extinguished. Tho
dttmtigo wuh alight.
Will be Changed From Placer to Irrigation
it U Staled.
WIIIUiu L. Culbortson, or Carroll,
Iowb, arrived in linker City lust
weok and left to make an inspection
of the KIdorado placer ditch, in
J. A. McLaughlin, of Lincoln,
Nebraska, secretary of tho Klllon,
Warner, Stewart company, accom
panied by Mrs. McLuiiglliln, his hoii
II. L., and daughter, Miss Maud,
arrived in the city last week. Mr.
McLaughlin loft here about u mouth
ago. During his absence ho visited
the leading cities in the north central
west. Speaking of conditions ho
"In general terms 1 Mud the crops
good In the sections 1 visited and
the people prosperous. There Ih
money for investment, and I II ml
great faith among the people expressed
in the Sumpter district, and a good
deal of capital Mowing in thin dlreec
t Ion. The camp Ih well advertised
throughout the central west, and Ih
looked upon as one of tho most
promising mining sections of tho
count i y."
Mr. McLaughlin will bo In tho city
about a mouth. Ills wife and
children will spend some time in
Kulcm, where they lme relatives.
Perm Mutual Agency
Messrs. Sherman A: Harmon, general
agents of Portland, Oregon, ou the
1st and -nd of July celebrated tho
lOthiiuiiireisary of the establishment
of the North Pacltlc Department of
the Peuu Mutual Life Insurance Co.,
by entertaining in Portland all of
the general and special agentH
operating in their jurisdiction.
Mr. It. II. llenedict, District
Manager, while in Portland as their
geust, on ills representations of tho
growing Importance of Sumpter an n
commercial center, received their
consent to establish In this city a
district agency of tho company
under his charge. Mr. Henedlct,
will, therefore, In tho future, identify
himself and his company with Sump
ter, nnd it is predelted that his ex
pectations will bo amply fulfilled.
Giant Powder is the U'sl by test in
the world. T. li, Harrison agent.
J. H. ROBBINS,
J. W. SCRIBER,
R. H. MILLER,
H. S. DURGAN'-
Safety Deposit Vaults Gold Dust Bought
Does a General Banking and Exchange Business
Books and Stationery
I huvo mided to my stock of Cigars and Tobaccoes a large number of
popular novels, the leading periodicals and a complete lino of stationery
....The Elite Cigar Store...
L. HARRIS, Proprietor
A. P. GOSS, President
GEO. H. TRACY, Cashier
& Bank of Sumpter 3
Interest Allowed on Time Deposits
Drjfts diawu on J I pa its of the auiIJ Special attention to ;ollecllons.
Safety Deposit boxes for rent.
S RlfiHTW FVFRYTHINC FRFSH
i: i ;r ;;;;,;; skill
s rniutd in tinuutmtd
$ Granite St. Sumpter, Ore.
American Brewing and Crystal Ice Co.
E. SIBER, General Manager.
First Class Draught and Bottled
Also Ice Made of
The most modern equipped plant in the state.
All orders promptly attended to.
Telephone, Main if. BAKER CITY, OREGON.