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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (April 13, 1904)
Wednesday, April 13, 1904
THE bUMPTER MINhR
:" CRATER LAKE
Water Two Thousand Feet
Deep in an Extinct Vol
cano of The Gas
Crater Luke is located on tbe sum
mlt of tbe Cascade range of jiiuuu
IhIiib iu southern OieRou, tbree mi lea
from Jnckousville nud Fort Klamath
wagou road, from which h road e.
teuds to Its rim. It was discovered
by Mr. V. A. Illllmau aud h party of
prospectors, June 12th, 1853, aud
named Deep Ulue Lake, although
some of tbe pnrty preferred to call it
Mysterious Lake. It wbs subse
quently known as Lake Mystery,
Lake Majesty, Hole in the Ground,
ud, finally, ou August 4, 1800, a
party from Jacksonville named it
Crater Lakethe most natural name
it could bear.
It rests iu tbe ceuter of a great
crater mountain, tbe top of which
has disappeared, leaving a cauldron
4,000 feet deep aud Ave aud one-half
miles Iu diameter. The lake Itself
is 100(1 feet deep, this Alls the
cauldrou about half full. Near shore
ou tbe southwesterly side, is a cir
cular land, or cinder conn, 840 feet
high, knowu as Wizard Island, In
tbe top of which is an extinct crater
ninety feet deep aud 500 feet In
diameter, called the Witch's Caul
dron. Near shore on the south'
easterly side, Is a jagged rock, knowu
as Pbautuni Ship. These are tbe
only islands in tbe lake. Tbe water
is remarkably clear, a six-inch plate
showing to a depth of ninety-two
feet. When looked upon from tbe
surrounding cliffs. it color is of the
deepest possible blue, except close to
ebore, where it blends iuto a rich
turquoise. Seen from a boat, tbe
blue remaius as deep as before, but
Hssumes a brighter hue. In the ab
sence of wiud, surrounding objects
are reflected as iu a plato glass mirror.
Tbe shell of a mountain iu which
Crater Lake rests was uot always a
shell, but once towered pioudly iu
the heavens as a giant among moun
tains. It belched forth fire and lava
for u time, then settled within itself,
and all that portion above timber
lino, or 8,000 feet elevation, disap
peared. Wheio it wont noliody
knows, but it is estimated by men of
science that seventeen cubic miles
disappeared, leaving h vast smoking
cauldron, 4.000 feet deep, and large
enough lo hold Manhattan Isluud.
The base of this great mountain
remains, aud until 189U bore no
name. Ou August 2 let of that year,
with appropriate ceremonies, Miss
Fay Fuller, on tbe part of tbe Ala
zamas, christened it Mouut Mazama,
which name has been accepted by tbe
government, and appears ou all offi
Some Idea of the importance of
Mount Mazama may be obtained by
consideiing the extent of drainage
radiating from it. In this region are
tbe sources of the Willamette, Rogue,
Umpqua, Deschutes and Klamath
rivers, thus forming tbe greatest
center for Important river sources
on the PaciQo coast. Exchange.
To the Honorable Couuty Court of
tho State of Otcgnn for t'je Couuty
We the undersigned petitioners
being an actual majority of the whole
number of legal voters in tbu Crecn
horn Precinct, linker County, Oregon
hereby petition your honorable body
to graut a license to C. 11. Schepster
to sell spirituous, malt, aud vinous
li(unrs iu less (uantlties than one
gallon at his place of business, for
tbe period of one year, which Is
known as tbe Road House situate iu
said precinct on tbe couuty road
ruuuing from the City of Sampler to
Canyon City and being in Section
IU T. 10 S. R IinU E. W. M. And
that the same Is uot within ouo mile
of any mine, aud the place of loca
tion is known as "Tlptou" and
your petitlouqrs will ever pray.
C. S. Collins, T. E. (illkey, Frank
McManus, J, II. Pratt, (J. S. Jackson,
S. J. Kersbaru, John Fogarty, F. E.
Harmau, John Sutherland, W. A.
Saunders, II. C. Seoul, Ueo. all,
Root Prestou, Fred Duualdson, Zliu
Dausou, Jack Millls, Tom Carney,
Jack Hughes, Rob Moore, Tom Will
lams, L. Uillls, Uillle Cole, Chas.
Column, Chas. Campbel, A. Urandeu
burg, Audy O'Hara, Roy Chittenden,
Jobu Jas. Loy, (1. S. Pattorsou, R,
E. Driscoll, Mat Lampl, Ed iiormau,
Hary Duties, Fre'd Danes. Ed Dauaa
Peter Urady, (lus Lapku, Jim Currio,
Tom Colbert, Jos. llucanou, Pat
Bucauou, West Rizor, All Sherrlll,
Frank Shaver, Win. Brady, Cbas.
Moore, J?bil Murry, Cllf Stok.
Bailey Smith, ileury Smith, Harloy
Smith, W. II. Kelley, Bill Rndgers,
John Bouda, Ed Uauuer, Bert Corn-
stock, Bert White, Morris Sullivan,
Sam Stott, Ed Sullivan, Will Sprin
ger, Joe Smith, II. P. Semard, Ueo.
Hulse, T. II. Murphy, John E.
Millard, Wm. Peart, Douglas
Weaver, Adny Larsen, Alfred Laflani,
II. Morgau, Jim Cunningham, T. E.
Shea, Ed Clmbiu, (Jus Laferty, (Jeo.
Nelgauce, Sim Richardson, Tim Daw
sen, O. Cox, Frank Huffman, Ueo.
Vouug, Ed Billings, W. W. Smith,
John Hunter, Jabei Wicks.Wm. Dun
can, Bert Rudder, Hany Han by, Milo
Reardou, W. F. Draper, Tom Davis.
E. E. Carter, M. M. Rardin, T. F.
Bunker, M. D. McMullen, C. T.
Carver, L. Pbauer, W. A. Butler,
Robt.Oeues, Jas. Maxzou, Frank Rob
erts, BertRobert8,J.O'lleran,(luB Mc
Cullocb, Wm. Peterson, Jas. (iosbon,
Frauk Kline.O. E. Stearns, Tom Frazer,
L. McGreggor, Hairy Wilson, Jeff
Notice Is hereby given that tho
undersigned will apply to the Hon
orable Couuty Court of Baker
couuty ou the 12th day of May,
1001, or as soon thereafter as may
suit the convenience of the Court
for a liceuse In accordance with tho
terms of tho abovo petition.
C. II. SCHEPSTER.
NOTICE OF SALE.
Notice is hereby given that on May
G, 1001, tbe following articles,
which have remained unclaimed and
uncalled for iu tho office of tbe Sum
pter Stage company for moro than
ninety days, tbe limit preset I bed by
law, will be sold to tbe highest
bidder for cash, to pay storage
charges, said articles being marked
R. M. Co.
One bed spring and mattress.
Two-thirds of a keg of nails
One sack ol hose.
Eleven boxes of merchandise.
Five camp stools.
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J.W. SCRIBER i President
ED. W. MUELLER, - Vloe President
R. H. MILLER - . Cashier
Safety Deposit Vaults Gold Dust Bought
Does a General Banking and ExchangelBusiness
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