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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (April 6, 1904)
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I. X. L. TO DOUBLE ITS
Will Add Another Battery of Stamps at
Once, Says Superintendent
Fred Kelly, Huporl'itcudout of tho
I. X. L., Iiiim made arrangements to
double tho capacity of thn mill at
once. Mr. Kully was nn tho train
this morning returning from linker
City, lie will mill another battery of
two steam HtuiiiiH, Increasing tho ca
pacity of tho plant to almnt twenty
tmiH a diiy.
Ho Iiiih arranged with tho owners of
tho Now York to iiho a couple of
tholr stumps ami with tho Don Inan
ponplo to iiho a boiler from that pro
perly until tils own machinery anil
equipment atrivoH, which will lio
nlmiit tho first of .Juno. Tho Now
Vork machinery In now tin tho ground,
lint tint company will nmko no at
toiniit to plauo It until tho snow
leaves, anil tho use of tho stumps
havo lii'on tendered tho I.X . L.
Tho present riilpim'it at tho I.
X. L., Mr. Kolly says. 1h effecting a
high degree of saving, ulnoty per
cent of tho valui'H being caught,
which ho consider excellent otll-
oienoy. "Some of the miutig people."
declares Mr. Kolly. "lauhged at me
whon I Installed a cyanide plant, re
gardiug it hh a usoIosh expoudittiro,
hut they see now the wisdom of it.
K'h only a iiostiou of time until
thoy will all lio forced to tho cyauide
process. Our mill and plant hare
given saisfaotion in every respect."
Itcgardlug devolopinont work. Mr.
Kelly nays that drifting Iiiih boon
started on tho eross vein between the
I. X. L. and Hidden Treasure claims.
Ho had a telephone message yesterday
at linker from tlio properly stating
that the average across tho face of
the drift went 8:14.(10. On both tho
north and south drifts on the 1. X.L.
vein from the 'JOO-foot level good oro
Ih being encountered. The south drift
Iiiih about four feet and tho north two
of characteristic high grade I. X. L.
oro. With the Installation of add I
tioual power, Mr. Kolly says he will
sink 'ill (I foot deeper on tho I. X. L.
vein during the coming season.
OVERLAND TO BECOME
SHIPPER THIS SUMMER
YV. K. Iliilloy, foreman of tho Over
land property in the Cable Core dis
trict, win In yesterday to cooler with
M. K. Main, kciipiiiI manager of the
company. Ho coiillrtns the report
heretofore published Hint a now vein
has been cut at tho property.
Tho new lodge is three feet in
width and shows heavy gold sulphide
values. This makes the third vein
out In the prcMNit ciiifM'Ut. which Is
helm: dllven to tup nil the veins of
The cm dice ore show heavy oxida
tion, but with depth, and heluw the
water levels, sulphides appear, which
is indicative of permanency. The
character of tho 010 in the vein 10
centlv out is strikingly similar to
that found hi the lower levels of the
California, which well known prop
erly the Overland adjoins.
Mr. Halo's company is in most ex
cellent shape and ill a position to
prosecute woik uuremlttiuuly. Ar
laugemouts hare been made to In
crease the force at once, and develop
the property as rapidly as possible.
It is thought now by the management
that the company will U-iilu hip
plug ore early thin season.
Since Mr. llaln's return from the
east last summer no time has been
lost in furtherltiK development opera
tions. Work has been carried on with
out cessation. His recent visit vast
has been productlTo of good results,
ami nn obstacle appears In the way
at tho present time toward placing
the Overland on the basis of a pro
ducer at an early day.
100-TON GYANIDt PLANT
FOR E. & E. COMPANY
J.S.l.uldluw, of the millwright and
contiuctlng llrm of l.aidlaw ,v Stead
iiiiiii, has completed the drawings of
the plan for the 100 ton cyiiiiidlng
plant that the II. ami K. will install
this season, work on which will bo
commenced as soon as tho roads are
in cuiiditlou for tiatisportliiK uui
terlal. The plant was devit-cd by
Superintendent Wyutt, and is similar
to one he constructed at iteputihc.
Tho Iml Id I uk will be 'J 10 feet in
length and vary lu width from 'J8 to
1'JO feet iu width. There will bo
nine (liter and six u'gitatlug tanks.
The hydraulic system of agitation
will be employed, the pulp beiuK
pumped from one tank to the other.
Water will be used for motive power.
Tho E. and E. mill is now being
repaired and slightly remodeled, lu
that tho concentrators are being low
ered eight feet. As soon as this
work is completed, the stamps will
begin dropping again,
The underground minors have all
returned to work and development is
HURT AT GOLGONDA
Meadows. They report six feet eight
inches of snow at the camp. This
property is an extension of tho fa-
I moils Dixie Meadows Gold Mining
company's rein. The boys havo been
running a orosacmt tniuuol for the
purpose of striking this vein at
the gieatest depth. They am now iu
10i feet, all done in a period of
ninety days, and are nowuearing tho
ledge, and expected to strike it in
about ten feet. Prairie City Miner.
MILL SATURDAY NIGHT
J. C. Da vies met with a somewhat
painful accident at the (iolconda
mill Saturday night about 9 o'clook,
while adjusting a belt to h pulley
Ilia clothing was caught on a set
screw, and he was thrashed around
the shaft, breaking his right wrist
and bruising him about tho body
Mr. Davles whh brought to the
Sumpter Hostpltal yoster.lay. ills
wounds, while painful, are not of a
At California Gulch Placers.
Roy Wenceslaw, who has charge of
the work ut the California Gulch
I placers for A. J. Denny, came in to
day from the propeity uud report,
that washing has been started. Ev
erything is now iu shape for sys
195 Foot Tunnel In 90 Days.
Chris Cohrs an.l John Campbell
came in on Tuesday from tho Sager
,fc Campbell mining camp at Dixie
May Purchase Placers.
P. D. Healey will leave tomorrow
for h is Pine Creek placers iu Mor
mon Husin. Mr. Hcitly will meet n
party of capitalists in Maker and tako
them nut with him. It is understood
there is a deal on for tb purchat-o
of tho property.
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