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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 12, 1903)
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Boiler for Midway Smashes
Two on Bourne Road.
The bridge near the Halfway Hoimo
on tlio I Ion rm; road wan Rmaiihed yes
terday by tho Hcotah marine boiler be
ing transferred to the Midway. TIiIh
manes the second bridge broken through.
The engine in 126-horae Kiwer, furnished
by the llolthoff Machinery company,
and together with the truclcH on which
it Ih being hutiled weigliH 24,000 pounds.
The holMting mnchinory receqtly de
livered has been net at the Midway and
will be oeratcd hm noon an the boiler
arrives. TIiIh Ih n mutter dependent
Umiii the Htrvngth of the bridged inter
TALK OF THE TOWN.
Valley Queen Management Sending Stuff
For Contlououi Development.
Arrangements are being made by the
Valley (jueeti management to ship in
supplies for the winter. Superintendent
(irny and Foreman Warren are here
siicrintcnillng the mutter.
Along with tlio HiipplieM railH for the
workings will Ini sent in. ContinuotiH
develiipmitnl will be curried on during
Shots Revealed Unknown Vein at McKic
ley & Roosevelt.
The I'nrest Mining company in getting
in itN ciippliei for coiitiiiiimiH winter
work. Two shifts are being worked on
the .MeKiuley anil l(ootoclt clailiiH.
SliotH broke turoiigli the fomwall of a
blind ledge yenterday. TIiIh wiih uiihiik
peeled. Itn width in yet unknown. It
in estimated that tint main ledge in about
UK) feel distant from the present work
Driving Crosscut For Main Pulaski
About 200 Feet Distant.
Foreman Itaven, of the Pulaski, re
portH that several rich stringers have
iK-t'ii cut during recent develo imeiit.
The workings have been substantial
ly timbered ami the croHHCttt Ih being
driven for the main ledge of the proper
ty iih rapidly an possible. It Ih esti
mated that the vein will he encountered
in considerably Ichh than '.'(H) feet.
Left- For East.
It. A. Marr, of Mnrre. Davidson, left
thiH afternoon for Chicago and other
eiiHteru miiuih on mining business con
nected with the tlrm, to be gone three
or four weeks.
II. U. Page, (3. II. Page and J. W.
Klcitischmidl, of York, Nebraska, were
here thiH week at the iiiHtauce of Man
uiug WcInIi, looking for investments.
They were well pleased with tho city.
Mrs. Carrie Slurgill, through Judge
Newbury, void the Union Hotel in
Jtouruo to Mm. M. 1.. Swift, of Sumpter.
No headaches from Giant powder.
John Thomas, superintendent of
K. A K., was in the city today.
Mm. Walter Cronin returned yester
day from a week's visit to Mrs. II. W. B.
Smith, Baker City.
Mayor McColIoob Hnd son re
turned Sunday from Thompson Hot
.prlngs, near Prairie City.
liela Kadish, of Baker City, who
recently returned from a trip to
Europe, la In Sumpter today.
Mr. Foster arrived In Sumpter
some dayt nlnco and Iihh taken tho
position of assistant cashier of the
Ilauk of Sumpter.
Mm. Brock, Mm. Miller and Miss
J ess I o Brock returned several days
since from Idaho, whore thoy had
been visiting friends for n mouth.
Mr. and Mm. Henry Spalding left
yesterday to spend some time on tho
oast. Mr. Spalding Ih in poor
health, and ho goes to recuperate.
Miss Callio Sheltou, book-keeper
ror i no .ou .1. Horeiiscu company,
left yesterday to take the teachers'
examination in Baker City for it life
cert I Heat e.
Tho Klllen, Warner, Stewart com
pany received a wire yesterday dat
ing (hat 10. F. Warder, of the com
pany, left Chicago yesterday and will
ho hero in it few days. Mr. Warner
Is accompanied by his wife.
At Valley Queen.
Anthony Mohr ami It. 1.. .Will spent
a few (lays last week at the Valley
Queen as the guests of Superintendent
Thomas ('. Gray. They put in part of
their tune at Lake Ilaldy, where they
caught llsh galore. At lead the gentle
men state ns much.
Manning & Welsh sold lust week the
George Allen property, lot 1, block III,
Sumpter Townsite company's first ad
dition, to Dudley Newton, and al ho lot
:i, block 4, South Sumpter, Kills' addi
tion, to II. W. II. Smith.
Hotel Sumpter Dialog Ronm Opea,
Tho dining room of Hotel Sumpter,
after having been closed for about thirty
days, was ncucd up again lust Sunday
with largely increased patronage.
To MARR & DAVIDSON,
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which tells all about the mines of Eastern Oregon and
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J. H. CONNORS.
J. L. HMIVCY.
High Grade Wines, Liquors and Cigars
Club Rooms in Connection
Headquarters for Miners
SUMPTER - OREGON
A Large Stock
Of Sash and Doors
Red Cedar Shingles
Sumpter Lumber Co.
L. J. HAZCLWOOO, MANAGER
Dining Room In Connection. American Plan.
Headquarters for Mining and Commercial Men.
Sample Rooms. Stages for All Parts of Camp.
Baggage 1 ransferred Free of Charge. Electric
Light and Steam Heat. j
Rates $2 to $3.50 a Day.