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THE SUMPTER MINER
Wednesday, July 22, 190?
OREGON ELECTRIC POWER COM
PANY PUSHING WORK.
I opon cutn, short tunnelx awl shafts,
and Mr. Nortlinp says it unqiiOH-
J. tlnuiibly carricit uniformly high
Tuluori. Thi) ownorri of tho property
mean to continue cluvelopmout work
tliroiiKhout tliu Hcasou.
Special Land Examiner Httt,
I TlionniH McN'utt, of La Uraudo,
' Hpocial oxatniiior for tho Kovorumont
CoolracU Let for Power Horn Near Sparta ' '"" office, uhh horo laat week and
and Alio for Machinery Lumber for
Flume From Eagle Creek Already
Prepared and Nearly all the Poles
Ready -Initial Capacity 3000 'done
i examined cloven applicants who
i have recently made proof. Mr. Mo
'Xutt puHHoil throiiKh the city ou the
' tillt4li ntirnlltn in f2rutil In Innlf
tip some mattreH in connection with
his office. While tboro bo was sick
several days, dulayitiK his rtnru.
II. A. AndrewH, of CIiIciiko, vice
president, of the Orison Klectric
Power company, whose seat of
operations will 1st near Hparla, was
hero lust week in the interest of the
concord, Mr. Andrews states that
tun work Is KellltiK well under way
and thai if nothing unforsoeti takes
place the IiIk plant which is to
furnish power and light throughout
a larKo scope of country will I hi In
operation liy the first of the ytmr.
Mr. Andrews was accompanied liy
A. II. I'Vaiun, of Portland, Keueral
iniinaKer of the company.
The contracts for the hiiildiiiK and
machinery have lieen let and the
actual work of const met Ion Is to
Im'kIii in a short time. Practically
all the poles have been notion out
already, and all the lumlier .for the
Hume which is to carry water from
KukIo Creek to furnish operative
power, has lieeu prepared. A saw
mill has lieen ruiitiitiK all summer
!uttlii this supply. The power
house will 1st a stone and cement
structure KlxKIO feet, and the initial
capacity of the plant will lie .'1,000
horse power. There will lio a
hiiildliur, and tlume capacity, how
ever, which will admit of Increasing
to 10, 000 horse power if tho
demands require. Orders have
already liccu placed for WcstiiiKhouso
motors, and tho other machinery,
the wire contracts have lieen let, and
Mr. Andrews states that It Is tho
policy of the company to push
constructive work just as rapidly as
Water for power will lie convoyed
from KmkIo Creek, a distance of four
miles, in a 5x10 foot tlume. This
given a head of II'JO font, and will
furnish 10,000 culilo foot of water
a minute. Tho source of supply Is
said to lie never-failing.
The purpose of tho company is to
furnish Hunt atid power wherever
there is a demand within reach.
The present Hum for transmission
contemplated aro from Hparta to
Keating with branches to linker City,
Bumpier and llourne; another from
Keating lo Union and La 11 ramie,
aud from Sparta to Iroudyko and
Cornucopia. The company has a
ligfet ftnnchlse in this city.
Mill Man Dee District.
(i. I). Crooks, of San Francisco,
roproHontliiK the F. W. Ilaum com-
! puny, dealors in assay, ml no and
i mill supplies, spout several days in
! the district last weok, soliciting
J trnde. ilo did u good business aud
is improssod with tho operations
of the camp.
MARTHA WASHINGTON GROUP.
Ledfe Carrie Uniformly High Value and
Fred Northup, who U one of the
owner of the Martha Washington
group In the Cable Cove dlatrict,
atate that the recent work which baa
been done on the property prove
that It ha the makiug of a mlue
beyond doubt. The main ledge 1
over five feet In width, aud there are
everal smaller vein paralleling
The main lead hi boon proved by
NEARING THE VEIN.
Stated That Formation Indi
cates As Much.
Charles Warren Jr., of tho Valley
Queen, came In from tho property
last week and states that from tho
appearances and gonorul indications
of tho formation, It is altogether
probable that tho main lodgo will lie
reached within tho next fow days.
Tho crosscut ladtig drlvon for the
ledge is now In about 275 feet. Iti
driving this dlstauco several rich
stringers and shoots wero cut which
will Imj explored later.
In addition Mr. Warren states
also that a winze is holug sunk from
the No. '2 love!, to provide stoplng
ground. No, '1 will glvo a dopth of
over UliU feet on the main lodgo and
open up u largo oro body. Opera
tions aro being pushed steadily
DIXIE MEADOWS MILL.
Machinery to be Delivered Within Thirty
The anuual meeting of the stock
holders of the Dlxlo Moadows Gold
Mining company waa held at the
otHco of tho company at Prairie
City, Oregou, last Wednesday.
Directors wero oloctod as follews:
(1. II. Xight, Dr. V. C. liolknap, R.
C. Keeso, K. A. liolknap, of Parlrle
City, aud Dr. II. P. liolknap, of
Following tho election of direc
tors, theso officer were elected:
(3. II. Right, presidout; K. A.
Holkuap, vice president; 8. I.
liolknap, secretary; Dr. V. C.
Ilelknap, treasurer; R. C. , Reese,
The development of the property
owned by this company will be con
tinued a lu tho past. The M tubers
will soon all tie out for the bulldiug
for their new 100-ton reduction
plant, the machinery for which will
be delivered at the property on the
completion of the Dixie Meadow
road, which will be in about thirty
day. Blue Mountain Eagle.
Number of People Employed ia Mlee.
It ia estimated that over 8,000,
000 people Hud employment In the
mine of the world. These it is
tated create employment for
Capi ' tock
J. H. ROBBINS, Prealdent
J.W. SCRIBER, . . Vlo. President
R. H. MILLER, ... Cashier
H. S. DURQAN.i - Assistant Cashier
Safety Deposit Vaults Gold Dust Bought
Does a General Banking and Exchange Business
Books and Stationery
I have added to my stock of Cigars and Tobaccoea a large number of
popular novels, the leading periodicals and a complete line of stationery
....The Elite Cigar Store...
L. HARRIS, Proprietor
A. P. GOSS, President
GEO. H. TRACY, Cashier
& Bank of Sumpter 3
TrmiiU SjMril aklag ilam
Interest Allowed on Time Oeposits
Drafts diawu on al putts of the oilJ Special attention to .oilecllons.
Safety Deposit boxes for rent.
Granite St. Set Sumpter, Ore.
I C I L L 1
American Brewing and Crystal Ice Co.
E. SIBER, General Manager.
First Class Draught and Bottled
Alto Ioe Made of
The most modern equipped plant in the state.
All orders promptly attended to.
Telephone, Main i?. BAKER CITY, OREGON.