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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (March 16, 1904)
THE SUMPTER MINER
Wednesday, March 16. 6o?
a fortnight. This Is partially due to
the new and very novel form of tax
notice and duplicate voucher form
Introduced by Mr. Brown, which
saves much time on the part of the
tax collector and Is a perfect record
in Itself and greatly simplifies the
whole system and Is largely due to
the unprecedented 'prosperity of the
ADD CYANIDE PLANT
TO OLD E. AND E. MILL
Milllwriqht Laidlaw Is
HIIU OpUMIIMHIUIId IUI
It Is understood on roliablo nu
thorlty that lthi) ,10. mid E. will
install H 100-tou cyanide plHlit lit
once. John Laidlaw, tlm millwright,
Ih now lit tlm mini) preparing pluns
to this olid, mill the work,
Hinted, of ooustruotlug tho nouossiu-y
buildings will bo iindiir way in a
During tho previous operation of
Him mill, although tho ft. mid 10. Ih
accredited with largo production aud
In oiih of the famous eastern Oregon
mines, it whs demonstrated that the
purt'iiut ol having was not suflloloutly
high, mid to the end of remedying
this defect, the cyanide treatment
will be Installed. Mr. Laidlaw Iihh
.Aiitlieullo information from the
various mtuulg districts of Oregon Is
that more than thirty plants for the
treatment of ore will be erected du
ring the present year. Of these
about a doen will lie In eastern Ore
gon, and the rest In the western part
of the state.
The properties which will biilld
reduction woiks in 'the west thus
far reported are:
At llohemia The Le Hoy, a con cen con
centraeor: Oregon Colorado, a stamp
mill; (ireat Eastern, a stamp mill,
and a plant at the Star mi ne, tho
nature of which has not been detei
mined. in the lllne Itlver district the
pioportiiw that propose erecting
plants are: The lliulger, a stamp mill;
the Sonnet, a stamp mill; the Ha
vena, a stamp mill; the Hig Four, a
mill and electric power plant.
Farther south, In Josephine and
Jackson dilution, many mines are
contemplating reduction works, as
follews: The Almeda, a 100-tou
smelter; Oro Flue, a concentrator;
Mllllonarlo mine, a mill for fieu
milling and concentrating; the llaliy,
a stamp mill; the (intuit Hill mines,
ten stamps additional to their plant.
Ht, Helens district will erect two
plants, one on the property of Mr.
II. VV. Coo mid another on the Can
ctiiliu, owned by Sessions V Simpson,
In Crook county two plants will
be erected, one ou the Oregon Kiug
and another ou property owned by
James 11. Lithcum.
lu eastern Oregon there Is a large
number (Inuring ou the Installation
of mills, mostly all free milling
Many mining companies are.
Now Preparing Plans
tho ooutract of do lldi iir tho plaut,
aud'wlll soon Jiavo);t lie plans com
Hosldcs this theE. mid E. is rap
idly getting Its uiitlro complement of
stamps in readiness for commission.
Five have urleady beau started, and
live others hiivo been lluod up ready
to droi. Those ton will bo run eon-
tluuously, while the letnainlug ton
will be lined up mid gotten In sbapo
' for work its speodlly as possible
The entire twenty lire ox pen tod to bo
in operation within a few weeks,
' In tho meantime, while tho repair
work Is going on and Improvements
( being made, the company Ih steadily
shipping Its high grade stuff.
"close" corporations, aud have care
fully concealed their intentions, but
It is stated tiy machinery men that
nearly us ninny more plants will bo
erected us tiro mentioned above. The
cost of putting lu those plants will
amount to over gftOO.OOO. -Telegram.
GOOD VALUES FOUND
AT VANKEE GIRL
(iuy K. I'tiMsou aud S. A. Pelkoy
are in today from the Yankee lllrl.
located in tho Hear (luloh country
east of town. They hiivo just re
ceived very encouraging returua from
three samples sent to Ouray, Colo
rado, to be assayed. Tho samples
averaged five ounces in gold and
twelve ounces lu silver, or consider
able over 100. Tho property Is
making a gondVsbowlug the owners
say. The shaft Is now down thirty
five feet. It was started ou the hang
ing wall aud will be sunk until tho
foot wail Is caught, which it Is
llgured, considering the dip of tho
vein, will take place within the next
twenty feet. It is the purpose thou
to begin drifting and sloping ou the
foot wall, The vein in the upper
crosscut showed a width of twelve
feet solid ore.
Messrs. Pelkey aud Piersnn are
very enthusiastic over their mine aud
are of the opinion that this Hear
(iulcli relgou is going to come to
the front with the proper sort of
development. It Is is their aim to
push the work, thoroughly provlug
Already Paid $60,000 In Taxes.
Since the first of March, when
Sheriff llrown began tho collection of
10011 taxes, up to the present he hB
issued 1U0JI tax receipts aud collected
ttiO.OOO out of (207,000 ou tho rolls.
Or III nlhnr urnrrla mm.fntirf K t9 fttio I
taxes have been collected lu les than
W. W. Lindsay, of Xow Vork,
president of the Oregon Smelting
and Refining company, was here be
tween trains today on business con
nected with the smelter.
Wbllo neither Mr. Lindsay not the
local manngraout had anything of a
very definite nature to niako public
regarding bis visit, it wad. Incident-,
ally gathered from other sources that
Its import at this time has a most
favorablo significance, and that
things of importance to the company
and to tho district may bo expected
to happen soon.
TO ARGUE MOTION
FOR A NEW TRIAL.
Mayor McColloch left this after
noon for liaker City to argue tho mo
tiou to set aside the verdict of the
jury in the dray's Peak MinlugMltl
gatlou and for a now trial. "
Tho motion will be, argued before
Judgo Eakln tomorrow. Mayor Mc
Colloch la attorney for the Gray's
Teak company in thoactiou of Cato
Johns against tho company for pos
session of tho proporty.
Phonollte In Slice's Gulch.
Ai old prospector named Hugh
Salisbury, who has been working for
three years lu Stloo's gulch, eight
miles or so to the southwest of linker
City, camo to town yesterday aud
brought with him some samples of
phonollte which he struck iu his
main tuuuel aud gave them to II.
W. Shurtlitf. who placed them on ex
hibition iu his place Salisbury
says he believes that phonollte indi
cates oro similar to that found lu
Cripple Creek, aud ho is very much
encouraged over tho find. Ho is
now drifting on tho ledgo aud ex
pects to cut pay rock bofore loug. A
rich II nd is reported lu Auburn
gulch, the old diggings that made
liaker City famou thirty years ago,
uot far from Slice's gulch. Mining
matters are gniug to boom this sea
sou, is the opinion of all who are in
touch with the situation. Demo
crat. FREE! FREE!! FREE!!!
85.00 Certificate of the best
Oil .Slock absolutely given away.
Write ut once for plan how to
secure Five Dollars' worth of
fully paid and iinu-ucsullc
Oil Stock without cash.
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