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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 28, 1903)
THE SUMPTER MINER
Wednesday, October 28, 1905
McGoM and Clark
Are Back With
Mayor McCollooh mid Clark Hnyilo
rotiiriiml I nut nlKit from Mount
KutHiiH, lirlriKltiK tho llrHt rolinlilo
liiforiimtlori coiicornliiKllio pliotiollto
(liHOovury tvlilch Iihh Iiiioii rocolvori
horn. Illtliortn only roiiiiiliiliniit
roiiortM Imvo onmo in, which worn
viiiiuo mid liiiliillnitn to 11 Kroutur or
lomt nxtiint, mill which lioro. It intuit
bo tioiifiMMod, tint Mtmiip of ovor
coloring. Hut tho Kmitlcnlon referred
to ItrliiK liiforniiitloti which t'liiiiiol
ho iitriiout'il, in)) tliuy Hiiy (hut
provloiiM roporlH hiivo not lioon
ovurdriiwn. Mnyor McColliieh hiivh:
"Von would Imllor tnlk lo Mr.
Hnydo ienidliiK tho foriiiiitlou, I lie
iipiumnititio of tho dopimlt, hineo ho
Ih 11 piuetlciil iiiIhIiik limn, morn onii
verHimt with mieli iiiutlnrri mid hi n
liettor piiHltlon In Hpenk ii'.l vini'illy.
I fun loll you, lioweier, In remud lo
Hut hIIuiiIIoii elieinlly. Tim coxito
inent Ih iuli'iixn. At tho eiiliip ueiir
M01111I ItiiMlliM llieiu miio over 'J(H)
peoplo yohtnrdiiy, mid lienideH I here,
I mIiiiiiIiI Hiiy Hint there ore fully
.'100 iithorHm'iittorod over (ho dMrlet,
mid tho uuiulior Ih Iiicii'iihIiik ilnlly.
Hlieep lienleiH from I ho neiuliliiniiiK
runeliim Imvo ipiit their Mni'kri mid
riiHliod lo tho hi'uiio of the ill wo very.
Men 011 hoiHolmi'h, on fool, mid
with multtri hidoii with HUppilen mid
proviHiniiH nro 10 no neon on every
Hide, HcuuiliiK tho eounlry looking' for
oIiiIiiih. Tho e.eileineii( Ih extreme.
"In 11 fow lutdmiccH InciitorH Imvo
Kotton quick notion mid rurhed In
lit 11 uoodly Hum. Dr. Curry, I mil
iclliilily iufol'fiied Hold n eliiiui for
fV.ni'KI, Hpot, ciihIi lo 1'lttlinniK
peoplo, Other hiiIoh tor miinller
umoiiulri mo reported. Colonel
I'mitliiK mtd (Je'iirKe .Hmull, of linker
City, 1 ui(leiHtondt wero oHoroil
;i(), ()();) for. four olniiiiH, liy tho
Hiimo ritUliurK outllt,' hut decided
they would not noil. They hi
turn otforod '(.000, for iin mljoluhiK
oltiiiu, hut the hiiIo wim nut uiiido.
"Tim town of Mount KiihIuh,
whloli Ih proluilily wlmt It will he
culled, Ih llkoly (o tHko hIiiio In it
Hhort ,tmo. Wien wo left uiatorliil
wiih beltucKotttm on tho uround for u
hotel mid other bulldluun were
proJootiMl. , ,. ,,, t
"Thin tow'ii'wlll Iwiiliout three
ml I mi from Mount HhhIus, that Ih tho
nioiiutaiu fiom... which tho district
itoU IU umne, mill tlfteon iiiIIch from
Unity. Huhipter In the noarent
rollrosul point to tho now camp liy
llfteon iiiIIiih. Wo mot IoIh of
Humptor pooplo there ami on tho
road an wo rolruuod,
"Wo mot MatiuhiK, Mcl'hee, llealy
mid KUhoI jiihI KottliiK hi an wo loft.
Wo advliiod thorn to movo on down
toward tho Hull Itiin iiiouiiIiiIuh where
not no many oIiiIiiih wore located and
where they would atmid a hotter
cliunco. Wo Hci'iired a claim each
near Mount KaxtiiH in what iippeiirn
to I mi a ood locality.
"What aro ohlolly iioihIoiI in tho
now dlHtrlct aro minora and HiipplioH.
J. II, (iraliam, tho orluinul discov
erer, and tilt) partner, Mr. Miller,
told iiri that thU Ih one of
tlio main drawlmoku. They mild that
minora would be paid 13 a day, and
hoard whore their tools were furnis
hed, n nd $4 and board where they
furnished and sharpened tbelr cwn
tools. They urged mo to advise
tho Sumpter merchants to send in
wagon loads of provisions, and to
ondeiivor to establish a transporta
tion lino botweou hero and the camp.
Since OiIh is tho nearcHt railroad
point tho Bchomo huoiiih perfectly
foaslbla nud I urn going to take tho
"While I do not easily loso my
equilibrium iu hiicIi matters, Mount
ItuHtUH hoars tho earmarks of a
pormuuont atid flouriHhiuK camp."
To a Minor representative, Mr.
Hnydo said :
"Ho llttlo has been done iu tho wuy
of development mid prospect work
that it Ih vory difllcult to form a
correct conclusion. Assay values
aro reported to run from 97,000
down. It Ih a goiiiiiuo phouollto
formation, which In itself does not
Hiiy a great deal, since thoro aro
plenty of barion formations of thlh
kind. That tho formation curries
Kood values, however, there cuu bo
no (U0Htloii. Tho hills are literally
ribbed with veins, which are of
various widths. ilmues I'aytnu
claims to Imvo opeucut a ledge on
tho Hull Hun liclgo which showed a
width of thirty feet. Hut no work
lo speak of has been done. Tho
deepest' shaft Hint wo heard of wiih
only four feet iloun. Tho iidsays iimile
on the giiitiixl could mil lmo I, ecu
exact for lack of pioper iippamturi.
Hut they showed the rock to bo
lien in golil. .The exact amount, I
think, howoer, is largely guosm
work. I must confess Unit on the
whole tho new camp pieseiits n most
promising mil look. When phouolto
does carry gold bearing veins it means
something, us Ih Instanced at Cripple
VEIN NO. 4 AT VALLEY
QUEEN LOOKS 600D.
Superintendent Gray Says the Values
Arc Extremely Satisfactory.
Tom Cray, miporhitoudout of tho
Valley Queen, was In from tho ml no
yesterday and suyH things are looking
mighty good nt tho present writing.
Tho drift on vein No. 4 Iiiih pro
ceeded a dint unco of tlfty-soven foot
and Ih showing up bettor than ovor.
Mr. Cray exhibited some rook that
camo from tho face of tho drift which
from its appoarauco undoubtedly car
ries high values.
This is one of the volns which Is
regarded of minor importanco aud
Is being followed to Its Intorsetiou
with the main lead of the property.
However, the present showlug seems
to Indicate that It will turn out much
bettor than was originally oxpeetod.
Vein No. 4 was ouo of the several
stringers, or shoots cut ou the main
level, which is being driven to for
tho big load.
Ore Supply Increasing.
William Soxtou has sent a con
signment of oro from the Now Years'
(lift iu tho Quartzburg district to
tho Sumpter smelter. The smoltor
has also received another shipment
of three cars through FrHiik Day of
linker City, from a North Powder
property. Tho smoltor oro supply
Is steadily increasing.
L. J. HAZELWOOD" MANAGER
Dining Room in Connection. American Plan.
Headquarters for Mining and Commercial Men.
Sample Rooms. Stages for All Parts of Camp.
Electric Light and Steam Heat. j j .
Rates $2 to $3.50 a Day.
IN THE RICH GREENHORNS ARE LOCATED
THE PROPERTIES OF THE
Smuggler GoldMining Company
Nearly 1,000 Feet of Development Work, TunneU, Shafts, and Cross
euti have Proven a Contlnunui Ore Body for a Length of 3,00 Feet.
The Ore Assays From $4 to $150 per ton, and in Place the Vein is
48 Feet Vide.
WE WANT TO SELL
100,000 Shares of Treasury Stock at TWENTY-FIVE CENTS
Per Share, to Install a Sinking Plant. J For Full Information
Regarding This Really Gilt-Edged Proposition, Address
ELI ROWLES, t - Fiscal Agent
'409 Hayden Building, Columbus, Ohio.
, Or SMUGGLER GOLD MINING COMPANY
IF YOU WANT 1 STRICTLY LEGITIMATE INVESTMENT
BUY STOCK IN A LEGITIMATE ENTERPRISE
The GreenhornGold Mines and
IREENKMN M8UNTIINS, OREGON
Stnk II Cuts Fir Sluri Par Villi S1.N
Owns nJ controls five full claims, known is the Lucy Gronp, adjoining Iht celebrated
Morn In e anj Psyche mines In the Greenhorn mountains, In the centtr ol the great cold bell
ol Eastern Oregon. Is organU ed unier the laws ol tha State ol Oregon. Prominent mining
nun ol Oregon and business men of Milwaukee are Us officers. Capitalisation Si.ooo.ooo;
$600,000 treasury slock. The mine Is surrounded by several producing mines, the company
has a clear title of the property, has no debts, no promoter's stock. Work has been com.
menced. Us bulldines compleied and stoik will be advanced as development work progresses.
This Is a business proposition, not a speculation. The company owns the property abso
lutely. All stock sold Is for the purpote ol development, lhe Jlalms adjoin some of the
great producers In the Greenhorns. The officers and management are experienced men ol
Let NU Santl You Our rVorp.etus ansj Tall You All
About This Promising Prooorty. AeJaJross
Secretary and Fiscal Agent of the Greenhorn Gold Mines and Development Company
Or M. I. Keogh, Treasurer.