VOL V. SUMPTER, OREGON, APRIL 27, igo-j NO. 34 EASTERN DIRECTOR OE THE OVERLAND Mr. Suggitt, of Minneapolis, Visited Prop erty And is More Than Pleased With Outlook. John Suggitt, of Minneapolis, director in tho Overland ormipmiy, mid 0110 of Kh largo stockholders, arrived horo Saturday and wont mil; to tlio property. Ho stayed thoro until today, leaving thiH afternoon for tlio ciiHt. Manager Main aceom pirnied him to lliikor City. .Mr. Suggitt Ih connected with tlio Sno system at Minneapolis, lie had a Hlinrt vacation from duty and decided to visit Similiter anil Imvo a look ut th.t Overland. It huh IiIh llrst trip hero. Ho was iiini'li pleased with the property and what little ho saw of the district, lie says: "1 totiiid the Overland vastly hotter than 1 expected. Woik Ik being prosecut ed accord I ni; to systematic outlines and, whilu I do not poso as u mining man, I holievo the prospects of this mine to he exceedingly bright. I am lnnio than pleased with the way thl huh are going. Tlio derelnpmunt Iiiih passed a stago far exceeding my expectations." As recently Mated in Tlio Miner the forco at the Overland Iiiih boon largely increased. Good hondway Ih boing made. Work Ih going "head on the ciossscut for tlio main load wh'lo vein No. I, cut a shoil tinio ago Ih being drifted upon with cucnuiag lug results. The management Iiiih ahn stinted oporatloiiH at the No. I, and No. 'J IiiiiiioIh further up the hill. In addition to HiIh arrangements are being made to sack the hiuh grade ote for shipment to smelter. While at the Overland Mr. Sugglt visited tlio California mill, and other noighmiiig properties. He Ih favoia hly Impiessed with the Calile Cove district gcneially, and IicIIovch that It Ih destined to contain some of the big produce of the camp. !"i'i "i.,:'" -s? .::.::."!; i NORTH AND south iiivivi iu cnjP Tiiiia vnv uvii days. EXPECTS GOOD SEASON IN THE GREENHORNS POEE INTERESTS K. It would seem that North mid South I'olo Interests have converged, liecotit inoveiiients would lend to' tlio liellef that tlio two properties) will L. Keillion. who has contracted nlMiniitolv lie eomliicleil under mm to handle tlio output of a sawmill imiiiiigomont. Such a conclusion Ih near Whitney, wiih In town over ' foreshadowed in tlio fact that tlio two Sunday with his family. Ho returned 'companies now hold in common tin thiH morning. I divided liilereslH in three clalins, Mr. K'ennon oxpoolH a good season ,m,aly the Yankee Jack, Yankee Jim from the local trado. Ho bii.vh: ' and Vlllard, and at the uceiit sale There is ureal preparation IihIiik or the Wade holding In I'eiidleton, made In the tireenliorn district for;, Melor, North I'olo malinger, tho oneratlou of mining property.iind miuited intl.UUO shaieH of South Polo a season of iiupiecmlented prosperity Block. Ih looked forward to. llroonhnrn' The annual election of South l'olo operators mo lien I union t got busy, I ,.,(,h and directum which took mid thoro will suioly lie much activity ,,m.0 Saliirdiiy In linker City would thinughout IIiIh camp." 'fuither lead (o such conclusion. Mr. Keutioii will devote IiIh uttcn- These were chesen: Andrew Hansen Hon largely to mining tlmlierH, liul president; Voter Hasche. vice ph-h!- will also manufacture stuff for shipment. REDUCED FORCE ON ACCOUNT OF ROADS. DEAL FOR ROSS GULCH PROPERTY. A. I' (iiiirisou, of lloniinza, was on the tiaiu In linker tills atteiunn going to linker. II Ih mission is to vionfer with I'eter liasoho, who in conjiiuclloii with him owns the Itoss tiulcli imit. proprtey, three miles from the llouaira miiio. Mr. (iairlsou says that work Ih soon to ho rcHtimcd at this mine. There Ih alieady a hoist on tho propoity, mid a shaft down 175 feet, hut Mr. (inriibon contemplates some tunnel lint: operation!) huforo sinking Ih again resinned. Theio Ih a deal on for 'ho transfer of tho property which in liable to he consummated at any day. Hinton'h Placers. & t S J, J. Ilinton loft yesterday to work bin placers down tho Dear (iulch di rection. He took' with him ample supplies and will push tho work us rapidly uh possible. ' ' OPERATIONS AT THE VALLEY QUEEN MINE. Superintendent day. of the Valley Queen. Vice I'lesldeut Charles Warren anil Ooorgo Day left thin uiernlin: for the propei ty. Mr. Day Iiiih taken a place with tlio company Super iueiideiit Ciay stilted before leaving that it was his intention to icsiiino drifting on tho No. I vein, mid at the sumo time to continue opeiations on tho No. II drift. In a couple of week or such a mutter, lie will start work, mid continue the shut! on the other side of Hid hill from the pieesu workings. A lingo amount of woik has been planned for tho coining rea son. To Work Deer Creek Placers. Itoy Wenoefllaw, who has been operating the Calllfniuia (iulch placciH for A. J. Denny, returned this morning, having resigned the place to take charge of the Deer Creek placers, which he owns in con junction with Dave (ioodtellow mid Manager Cnslollo, of the Sloiiii King, Iiiih found it necessary to lediice IiIh foice at Hie initio on ac count, of the inability to get in supplies, duo to bad roniK The snow, however, is rapidly leaving the i propoity, Mr. Costollo says, and Hum ioiiiIh will soon be in shape to get I In stuir He then will put on e.tin men and make his fotce linger piob- , ably than it wiih befoio. Wntk In the meantime will proceed! with tho diminished crew. The piopcily Ih showing up well, Mr. Coslello says. Tho ledgo Ih nipldly widening mid thlugri geiieinlly me looking good. i MORE GOLD FROM HAUSER'S PLACERS higher gr.nlo' dent and treasurer; N. Cooper, micro- tary; the dlrcclorH are the nboro olllceiH and John Fox, mine foreman at tho Noilh I'oie, mid W. H. May, assistant manager. The presumption Ih that the North' Cole employes weie elected at tho instance of Mr. Molycr. President. I Hansen came up from linker City yeslenlay and left at once for tho Xoi III Pole to confer, II Is supposed, with Mr. .Meler In legard to tho ' f ii t it i o operation of the property. It Ih stated that woik Ih to be resumed at onee mid pioscotitcd on a largo scale this summer. In time past thorn Iiiih been much talk alriil the iieiiilsilioii by tho North Pole of the undivided elaliiiH held with I ho South i'ole. mid on viu Ions occiihIoiih pending deals weio lepoited.but nothing wiih ever con summated. Tlio fact that the two prnpcitlc join end Hues, mid that, the N oi Ih I'ole workings whom such abutment is uuiile has altaiin d a depth of 1,'JOII feel lemleiing development, of the eiimmou claims uneasy matter, mid the Meler piiichaso would stem to lend color to the delict that tho tun may ultlimilelj bemeigiil In one miiiiagcuioiit. It Ih probable that the Haiitcr plnceis, under the Ainoll building, will bo winked on a big scale. The boys punned some inoio oi the dill yester day mid colors, it Is staled, showed up to heat four aces It Ih likely a sump will go in, mid that extensive machin ery for drifting on hediock will bo added; A. D. Whlttier, the artist, a placer expert of well known ability, Iiiih been letuliicd as superintendent mid Jimmy Shorridmi will bo IiIh first assistant. Hauser will servo soft drinks in the building above, while IiIh crow of men extract, the yellow from the toil below. Variations in Earth Surface. Tim deepest depiesslnn below sen leel not council by water is that of the sIioich of the Dead Sea, which me I,. '1(10 feet below I lie sea level. The bed ol the Caspian Sea, which miih once thought to be connected with the Aictic ocean, is about II, 000 feet below sea level. It is mi Inter esting fact that one of the largest sealing Industries it: the uoild is in the Caspian sea. The vertical dilfereiico between the highest point of tho laud mid tho maximum known depth or tho sea Ih fiD.UMO rent, or more than eleven miles. Mluiig. Itoporter.