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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 18, 1903)
THE SUMPTER MINER
Wednesday, November 18, 1903
Custom Mills Will Be
Built In The Cove
cnnferenuo with T. J. Csotollo, man
ager of those properties. ,
He loft thin alfcruoon and will
visit Portland, Seattle and other coast
points. Ho baa a brother living In
Seattlo with whom he will spend
JOHN DAY VALLEY
MASS OF COAL BEDS
li. Monitor, of Cincinnati, mm of
tho dlriMilorM in tint Daby MoKoo
ooinpiiny ami hiiio'ik IIh hoiivlnsl
stockholdera, iirrivnl Intro a day or
two allien to vlalt tli initio and taken
Uotiornl atirvny of iho camp. Mr.
Monitor aiiya Hint no partluiiliir
hIkiiIIIchiioo' iri to In nttiiohod to hia
vIhII. II'h IiIh IIi-L trip lioro, and
lie eiuiin for 11 roHtitiK apoll and, in
oidonliilly,torooliiiw tliiiiH itrw kIK
Tim Hint hiiow lio alrtiok iih Iio canio
wimt wiih at 'ronnoHNo I'hhh, Colorado.
Kor tlio mat of tlio way till lio atrnek
tlio III110 Monntiilii teuton tlioro wiih
L. (!. Lillny, Hiiporinlondont of
the llnliv MoKoo, i'iiiiio down ycstor
day to niool. tint vialtltiK stockholder,
and timy will ( out to tlio proporty
hoiiio tlmo today or tomorrow. Mr.
Lilloy aiiya Hint tlioro is not tlio
romotiMt doubt but that thotitistoiii
tut Hh whloli ho and Hiiporlutondoiit
Townaniid.nf the California, are behind
will bo built uo.xt apring To a
Minor rnprnaontiitlvn Mr. Lilloy uiado
"Wo aro koIiik to atnrt In with olio
mill iioar tlio lliiby MoKoo, but wo
will put In jiiHt iih uiiiiiy nritho doniiiud
warriinta. Wo aro fully oonvliiood
that thin Ih not only a iiiouoy niakliiK
ontnrprlait forourfolvori, but wo boliovo
it will do iiioro toward tlio odvolop
inout of tho Cabin Cove district thiiu
nluiOHt anything olxo that could lio
inoiitiouod. 1 inn in a poHltiou to
ntntn tlntt wo will ritart work on tho
mill iioar tho llaby MoKoo in tho
opriiiK, and if tho hI t nut ion doinandH
it, wo aro prepared to follow thin
with othorH wherever conditions
warrant. Wo liavo carefully IlKtirod
on tho uiNtlor mid wo think wo know
jttNt about what wo aro ilnintt."
MANAGER MOIIR THINKS
BUFFALO VEIN IS NEAR
Tony Mulir, iiiiiuiuior of tho llutfii
lo, wiih out at tho proporty yostoniy.
Work Ih piouri'HHliiK atoiidlly, Mr.
Mohr nayn, and ho thinkrt tho cross
out from tho Wind Crook sldo will
roaoh tho voiu in a idiort tiuio. It iri
in now a dl"tiinco of 1 1Tt foot, witli
iiidU'iitiotiH that tho voiu Ih IkiIiik
Tho ptoporty Ih equipped for win
tor work and development will lio
pushed Htoiidily iihciul.
For two or three yearn past The
Minor bun at dllferont times mado
moutlou of the John Day coal deposits.
About two yoara ago tho Cleaver
lirothora brought out a wonon load,
taken from near tho surface, for a
test to bo made by O. It. & N.
oIIIoIiiIh. Tho pooplo of that Hootlon
are now sooniitiKly becoming in
terested in the matter themselves, and
urn HonditiK tho uowh to tho outsido
world. Undor diilo of November 8,
a correHpoudotit at Canyon City
wrltori tho Spokosmau-Roviow an
It Iiiih just leaked out that a
discovery of largo coal deposits, ox
tondiiiK for many mlloa throughout
tho John Day district, Iiiih beou
uiado. Ah yot only a fow know tho
cxiatntiro of tho coal in thla country,
and thoy aro mailing to secure tho
laud. Largo tractH of laud aro being
loiiHod mill many locatioiiH aro being
ItoportH aro that tho outiro vulloy
of Jolin Day la otio iiiiihh of coal
boda. It la known that exports have
licon in tho country for hoiiio time
and It Ih said that coal bed a exist for
mlloH up and down tho John Day
river, along Spanish gulch, In many
placoH up Hoar gulch mid many
That coal ox lata in largo deposits
is thought to bo tho motive for tho
forming of a local company, consist
ing of Frutik Foster, P. A. Snyder
and tho Dexter lirothora. Tho com
pany Iiiih obtained h niuoty-uine year
Ioiiho on about six quarter auctions
of laud in tho inimodiato vicinity of
John Day. Tho main body of this
laud Is owned by li. C. Trowbridge
and John Silvers, but a few smull
tracts belong to other residents. It
is tho intention of tlio company to
sink on tho ground at tho earliest
poaalblo date. Machinery has already
boon purchased, ami work will being
aa (pilckly as tho m'ichluory can be
brought into the country.
For maiiy mlloa up atid down tho
John Day river promlalng crnppiuga
luivo boon found, but it la aald
critical teats by custom asaaycra
(Icimiuatrato tho superiority of tho
dopoalta found near John Duy city.
It la all of tlio species llguito and
Tho bods lio in
capped with slato.
In a number of
is pronounced coin-
sandstone aud uro
Thoy aro exposed
of tho cropplngs being ou tho
bills. Some of tlio deposits
STOCKHOLDER IN FOREST
COMPANY VISITS CAMP.
John Itoton, of Stevens' Point,
Wisconsin, olio of tlio heavy stock
holders in tho Finest .Milling com
pany, opeiiitiug the Ktorm King and
tho .McKiiiolcy and ltooovolt groups,
omiio in on n hut i led visit tills illum
ing. Mr. Itctnii is milking u tout of
tho wck( and slopped hcio for ii'shoit
havo beou torn from tlio bottom of
tho river by tho big dredger.
Six Bits in a Chicken's Craw.
Uncle Hill Stluson, an evening or
two since, killed a young chicken
that ho hud raised at his homo across
tho river, aud, liko tho good man ho
la, dressed it himself for tho misses,
liko most Indies, di ends that part of
tlio work. In tho ctaw he found a
gold nugget weighing about six bits,
it was worn aa smooth us glass,
doubtless having assisted tho bird in
lt digestive process for weeks. Mr.
Stlnsou's homo ia ou tlio old Kills
plucer ground, now platted us an
addition to Sumpter, mid theio ia
nothing btr.iugo about thitjtliid. i(
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32 BROADWAY, N. Y.
IN THE RICH GREENHORNS ARE LOCATED
THE PROPERTIES OF THE
Nearly 1,000 Feet of Development Work, Tunnels, Shafts, and Cross
cuts have Proven a Continuous Ore Body for a Length of 3,00 Feet.
The Ore Assays From $4 to $150 per Ion, and in Place the Vein Is '
48 Feet Wide.
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Regarding This Really Gilt-Edged Proposition, Address
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409 Haydeo Building, Columbus, Ohio.
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