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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 5, 1903)
THE SUMPTER MINER
Wednesday, August 5, 1903
Main Level Being Ironed This
Mom. Gray and Wrrn, Superintendent
and Foreman of Property Entertain
Party Saturday and Sunday Every
thing Systematic and Splendid De
velopment Work Being Done at the
A reproHontiitlve (if The Minor mill
party vIhIIihI tint Valley Queen, In
the ('altln Cove (llHtrlct Hiittinliiy
and Si4ii(liiy,un tho kiiohIh of Huporiii
tnmlniil TI1011111H C. (irnytiiid l'Yirotiiiin
CliHrloM Wurron, Jr., who urn iiIho
largely iutorottted in tint property.
Tim drive wiih iiiiiiIo to u point
uliout n uillo lioyoud Culilovillo,
whoro Mommt. (Iruy mill Wurron mot
thoir kuhhIh with homo ami tho trip
'whh ooiitinuod tho rent of tho way on
lloforo coiiiiuoiitiiiK upon tho
projMirty, 11 will porhupH not lio out
of plmm to Hpoak hrlolly uliout tho
aoHoiiiiiiodatioiiH, mode of liviiiK
antl Konoriil HurrouuditiKH of tho
Vulloy Queen. Tho mon employed
at tho mine liuil loft for Humptor to
nook tho onjoynmntri whleh tho
motropollH of tho illrttrlut otrorn,
mid tho vlnitorH hail thing to them
HolvttH. There tiro comuindlnuri eiiMiiH,
anil wliilo 0110 would naturally not
expout to find all tho coinforlH of
olvilixution in a mining imiup, ho 1h
xurprifiod Iohoo ho many oouvonioin'OH
anil a imiIhIiio that would put to
hIihiiio the nvoriigo Humptor rextiutr-1
ant. Mr. (Jruy In hiuiHolf the chief I
oook. Mr. Warrou in head liutlor
anil nHxlHtaut cook. HohIiIkh being
mining mon of experience and
ability, thoy aro iiIhii aiTomplirihod
in thlH lino. Tho familiarity which
Mr. (Iray evince In tho kitchen, and
tho (iiality of tho ill when ho propuroH
Ih caloulatod to tirnuxo tho envy of
tho mortt IIiiIhIiciI 1'Youcli chef, whilo
tho excellent tatdo which Mr. Wurron
Iiiih diHplayod in Htockiug tho collur,
and tho froo and eiwy maunor ho
nIiowh in tho proHout'o of old and
hiicri'd liruuilH, load ouo to conclude
that ho Ih it cnuuniiNOur of rare ability.
Ono thiiiK which Mr. llray InaMn
upon In a placo fur everything and
everything in ltn placo. If a gueat
liiadvorloutly Imngii a drinking cup
on tho wroiiK nail, ho Ih promt ly
told whoro it belong and rentieiited '
to make tho change. Kveu tho inotit
iiiHiguitlciint pi wo of nllvlorwaro ha
Itw acoiiHtomod receptacle, If thin Ih
only a chink in tho wall. Doth
uontloinoii oxerolxed duo vlirllanco
oyer tho pinto during tho vUit Ah'
culinary nrtlHtx, thoy are deserving
of fame. Noithor Ih married.
The calilnH aro HiilMtautlal lu
character, liuilt with a vlow to with
ataudhiK tho heaviest nuowfall, and
provided with all tho neceiwary
equipments of camp life. They are
three lu uunibor, the kitcheu and
din tug room, the sleeping apartment
for the meu and tho "hrldal cham
ber." ThU last 1 reserved for
yinltorl who always tlnd a hearty
weloome and tho Iwxt that's going.
The property itself is worthy of
extended comment. Work on tho
No. 1! level Iiiih been tcmpunirily
miHpended wliilo a winze in being
Hiiuk from tho upper level on tho
vein at a dirttanco of forty feet from
tho enhance of tho level. Tho winze
Ih being put down at a cntiHldcruhle
angle art tho vein at thirt point hurt a
ntroiiK pitch. Tho oro collecting
on tho dump from tho winze Ih lively
looking quartz, and carrien ox
tromuly Hiitlnfiictory viiIiich. Tim
lowor level Ih in now a diHtiiiico of
'275 fcot, mid it Ih estimated that it
will haro to lio carried hoiiio forty or
fifty foot further, dopondiiiK upon
tho pitch, lioforo tho voin Ih encoun
tered. A depth of '2 1() foot will lie
obtained whoro tho lodgo Ih tapped.
Tho fiico of tho tunnel Ih now In
extremely hard rock, and progeria Ih
iiocoRrtarily rondorod hIow. In driv
ing tho dirttanco motitiouod several
rich HtrluKCTrt were cut. Ono, au oro
rthoot four foot in widh, wan drifted
on hoiiio dirttanco and nhowod good
.Superintendent (Iray Ih getting lu
1,000 feot of rail thlH week, and de
velopment oporatloiiH propor will
lio temporarily Hiinpended whllo tho
miiiii level in being ironed.
Tho Valley Quoen in cortainly a
promirtitiK property, and with tho
excellent niauugormoul and tho
Hyrttomatic development work now
being done, ltn future Ih Indood
Karly Sunday MeHsrn. (iray and
Warrou loaded thoir Htimptor mule,
Nlggor, with gum, Uniting tackle,
goodly Hiipply of food and other
rofrurthmontH, and took tho party
over to Lake llaldy, a diRtauco of
twenty-live minute from the Valloy
Queen, whoro tho day wan npeut in
tlrthliiK and HhoottiiR.
Special Round Trip Rates.
Iletneen Juno 4th and AiiKunt 'JOth
Tho Illiiioirt Central will noil round
trip tlckotn from Oregon and WiihIi
liiKtou polutH to Chicago, Cairo,
Memplilrt and Now OrleaiiH at (Ireatly
Tlckotn good for throe moutliH.
doing limit ten layn. Hoturnlng
limit ten dayn after ntarting went.
Stop ovor privilege either way, wont
of tho Mlrtrioiir! Klver.
Halo da ten aro arranged to Iw con
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Wo will cheerfully give y u any de
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