Image provided by: University of Oregon Libraries; Eugene, OR
About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (July 22, 1903)
Wednesday, July 22, igoj
THE SUMPTER MINER
WORK STARTED ON
THE OMAHA GROUP.
the Greenhorns. He says tho
district is very active. Tho Morning
'and Psycho aro going full blast, aud
' Infra nt tirttl la Imltir rlrttiA at nllint
IF YOU WANT A
Gray Investment Co. Secures
Control Of This Property
And Will Push Work.
The Gray Iuveatniont compauy,
which recently secured coutrol of
tho Omaha group of claims iu the
Cable Cove district started a forco of
men to work oil the property today.
Tho camp has boon provisioned and
arrangements niado for doing con
tinuous development work.
The group contains seven claims
located near tho California on a
continuation of this well knowu
vein system,. Over 5,000 worth of
dovolopmeut work has already been
dono on tho property with vory
encouraging results. This luoludos
a drift tuuuel 240 feet in length with
considerable surface work .for tho
purposo of tracing tho lodges.
Nothing has been dono on tho
claims for somo time past. Tho
present company, huwovor, propones
to develop the property hs rapidly as
Tom C. Gray, of tho Gray
Investment company, brought in a
sample 'taken from tho fuco of tho
tunnel, which assayed $27. 02.
Thoro aro three well defined ledges
which havo boon traced a distance
of three miles. Mr. Gray left for
tho property today, aud will look
after tho work
properties. A wagon road from tho
Psyche to the McNamee district is
to bo started iu a few days. The
Whitney extension of tho Sampler
Vally Railroad is being pushed
Tho Listen Lake people aro figur
ing on a hoist to bo installed at au
TO TAKE CHARGE OF QUEBEC
GOOD ORE AT THE ADELENE.
Three Foot Body Cartying High Value ia
Warren Cable, superintendent of
the Adeleue group, iu Craokor
Creek, is in tho city today. He
says that a .three- foot - body of ore
carrying freo gold has been oponod
on tho Bitrfaco. Tho vein, ho says,
ia tho same as that on which Uleasou,
Doan and the Graves Brothers made
the rich strike recently. It is the
Cracker Oregon lead.
He baa started a crosscut and ia
now in fifteen feet. This will give a
depth of 100 feet on the vein.
After encountering the vein it will
be drifted upon. A depth of 2,000
feet will be'gained at the end lines
of the property.
Dick Addoaat Will. Have Stiptrlntcndcifcc
Dick Addoms is to havo super
intendence of the Quebec mine In
the Alamo district, which was sold
recently to eastern people Supplies
were sent to tho property yosterday
and Mr Addoms will leavo tomorrow
with n crew of men to start opera
tions. The Queboc has a ten stamp mill
which it is understood will go into
commission In a short tlmo. Mr.
Addoms formerly hud cburgo of the
Alpine and is well known as an
ctliciout mining superintendent.
Return From Eat.
Noil J. Snronsou, president of tho
Highland compauy, roturuod from
tbo east last week. Ho roports a vory
successful trip, aud says that much
interest is oxpressed iu tbo Sumpter
district where be visited. Many
luvestors are expoctod to arrive In a
DITCH TO BE DUG.
Preliminary Survey Now Being Made at
Bear Gulch Placer.
Senator W. H. Hobaon and Jesse
Hobson, who own the Bear Oulob
placers, will start work in a abort
time on a four mile ditcb from Deer
Creek to "-the -placer' grounds. 'The"
placers are of undoubted richness
but the owners have labored under
disadvantages from the lack of water.
" The preliminary survey la being
made, and It ia expected to have
the dltob completed to furnish
water for next summer's operations.
The gold is coarse and it ia
thought with plenty of water be
placers will pay well.
ACTIVITY IN GREENHORNS.
District at Makiag a Great Showtog, Says
F. O. Buoknum came back today,
from a trip to the Listen Lake and
The following instruments were filed
at the Baker county court house during
the week ending July 21, 11)03.
REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS.
July 20 C. W. Nlbloy aud wife
t6 Mary E. McClano, lots G, 7
and 8 block 1, Placo's 2nd aud to
Baker City; 14,000.
July 20 C. W. Nlbloy and wifo
to F. G. Cropper, lot 1 and north
half of lot 22 block 1, Place's 2nd
and to Baker City; 91,400.
July 20 Henry F. Parke and wife
to Louis Frletag, Iota 8, and 9 block
32, Pacific and to Baker City; .11
,000. July 21 J as. Owen and wife to
Rufus W. Llttlefleld, about 160
acres In Sees. 34 and 35 Tp. 10 R.
30 E; 1500.
July 2 John O'Donnell to Hannah
Campbell, 100 acres In Sec. 24 Tp.
11 R. 4 E. 3 and Sec. 10 Tp. 11 R.
44 E; 1200.
July 1 7Herman Rothchlld to G.
W. Nell, 1220 acres in Sees. 10 and
10 Tp. 7 R. 30 E; 9860.
July 20 Mary MoCIane to C. W.
Nibley:; lots 0, 7 and (T,' block 1
Place's 2nd and to Baker City;
July 20 F. O. Cropper and wife
to C. W. Nibley, lot 1 and north
half of lot 2 block 1 Place's 2nd and
to Baker City; 11,000.
July 18 E. Hlxon et al to W. O.
Ayre, 160 acres In Sees. 17 and 20
Tp. 10 R. 42 E; 93,000.
July 9 W. R. Moore and F. S.
Heard to Buffalo Pitts Co., one
engine No. 6093; 902S.
Miller cap protectors. T. G. Harrison
agent for Baker, Grant and Union
Mining deeds for sale at this office.
No headaches from Giant powder.
4B Jfc & 2& J
ONE WHICH IS ALSO THE MAKING OF
A GREAT MINE, HERE IS
THE CHANCE OF A LIFETIME
Comany is Incorporated, has
Perfeot Title to Property,
Enough Work on which has
Been Done to Establish the
Existence of a Strong, Rich
Ledge. Good Buildings and
Other Improvements on the
Ground. Control CanJ be
Bought at a j j j j
RIDICULOUSLY LOW FIGURE
r ftscF F Or fcscp' t&fi ttF
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
J. W. CONNELLA
SUMPTER, 3 OREGON
U U - aaawaasasssM
A FINE LIN
ALWAYS IN STOCK
Fresh Vegetables Arriving Daily. Prompt Delivery.
Give Us a Trial and We Will Please You.
D. A. EI D LIN
Opera HatiM Sleek
So MOUNTING BOARD
o STATIONERY OF ALL KINDS K
0. , JtriivilW-
fiercer Drug Co.
SUMPTER, OREGON . ,
THE GEM SALOON
A. J STINSON, Prop.
(Successor to Snyde Stlnion)
Only tin But Brands of liquors Sorvod Our ths Bir