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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (May 4, 1904)
SUMPTER, OREGON, MAY 4. 1904
ENTER PROTEST AGAINST
ELLIS PLACER PATENT
Alleged That Required Amount of Work Was
Not Performed on West Side
tho winter, when this IiIIIh mo covered
with hiiow, home soft joli will induce
I1I111 to roinalii In town; hut when (lii
mountains change their rnho of white
for Kroen, the huh rcuimcH IiiihIiichh
mill thi weather Ih line, six yoke of
on HI is couldn't picvcnt lilin from'
startltiK out in scinch of thu elusive,
lede. This hux h.-oii IiIh program for
morn thiiu twenty yearn mill, thoiinh
hu swears (IiIh is lilw hint appeal iiucu
an either prospector or miner. IiIh i
friends know h Ih mistaken and will
continue to hear and hearken to tln,
cull of tliii wild until ho iIIch.
$500 TO 1 HE TON
Fifteen Poundsof he Stuff
Yielded Button Worth
K. W. Ilirtlutt, ox -rui? Inter or the
L11 (iiHinlt) hinil olllcu, Ih hurt) toiluy
11 h attorney for thu holders of curtain
placer urnu ids on thu wont sido of
town, against which u protest to tho
issuance of a patent linn b?iiii filed.
A heart nu' Iiiih hooii ordori'd heforu
United States Commlssionur C II.
Chance ThurHiliiy, .May ft.
Thu ousu Ki'iiw nut of tho ejectmont
fo Mrs. I). K. Miction fioin tho ground
In uu-t inn lust winter, oxtencleil
nieutiun of which wax miulo at the
time, anil lutr protest Is supplemented
hy Dully Dustiti mid Steve .Jackson.
The o.vncrs of thu uioiiuil 1110 J. It.
llunraliau. .). T. 1'iirklnson and V. It.
Mend. It Includes twenty acres,
and wns originally a part of thu No
Name and .Meadow placer oliilim
owned ny A. VV. KIIIh. TIiIh twenty
acii'H whs hold hy him to tho present'
holders. Mr. KIIIh Iiiih applied for a
patent and thu Dual receipt Iiiih heen
Issued, which Ih equivalent to a pat
ent pending thu KriititliUt of such,
unless, disturhi'd. Thu contestiintH
urjto that the Hssessment woik wiih
nut done on the parcel in iiestlon
mid hnvo protested aynliist IIh Issu
ance, to thu Koneral laud olllcu. Thu
commissioner of the general laud
olllcu at Washington Iiiih ordered a
heart ns; to sliuw causu why such pat
ent should not hu granted. TIiIh
hearing will taku place as stated, and
the easu will lie decided hy thu
register ami receiver of thu laud
olijeu, to which thu application wiih
made, in case an appeal from thin
decision Ih made, it will no to thu
Keiieral land olllcu at Washington,
and should another appeal hu entered,
to thu secretary of thu Interior
department, whoso judgment Ih IIiiiiI.
1. X. Donne, who pounded out.
tltteeu putilidH of Miickeyu nroup
rock thu other day, muiitiou of which
wiih made, lecelved thu liuttou from
Mrs. Ilickock'H assay olllcu yester
day, it wcIkIih eighty seven grains,
ami is wnith t:i. II), iiiakiiiK thu oiu
worth m-urly 8ftU0 to the ton lupoid.
, Mr. Doiiiiu hii'h hu picked (IiIh ore
lit random out of the Imttum of a hIx
1.V...1 11. H...HI.. r ..f ....Uot't'-iit. without any atlumpt to Ht.rt
. .,,, ... ........, ....,....r... ... .. 1
Snow Creek, returned this moriiliiK
from 1111 extended mluitiu trip to
Mexico. .Mr. Smith npetit a wood
part of the time in the state of
(iiierreno. south of the City of Mex
and depth Thupropeily Ih owned
liy Messrs. (ileason ami Dnaue . It.
Is the pieunt Intention to not thlnH
GOOD DIR1 AT 1HE
BROWN BEAR PLAGERS
lack llitzlewnod, one of the owncrH
of the llrowu Hear placers at Kant
.'ui.ln ci.l .. r.u.fl frnm llmrit ir.,.t.ii.liii
Theie was u laud slide at tho prop
erty thu other day, necessitiitiiiK (
the illuttiuu of a utw ditch. Work)
hus already been started on this. (
Mr. Jlazlowood will increase IiIh
force at once. He will send out ad-1
ilitluniil men fiom hero his week audi
utait up operations on a larno scale
in 11 short timu. Thu ground Ih
nhuwiiiK up prett; jjood he says. ,
, From some minor prospect work tho
travel went sereuty-llvu cents to thu
yard, and there Ih much hinher Kiade
sttilf than thin.
I Ha: Telescopic tye.
Ed Mauser left early this morning
with a loud of suuplies for his nlucers!
near Aiihurn. Ilu took itlnui, with
him Tom Moffet, thu noted placer
export. Mr. Mauser has come to thu
conclusion that hu had heeu nuessini;
at thu value of IiIh (jravel Innit onmiuh,
ami hu Iiiih iiiikiikiu'iI Mr. Mulfot to
settle thu malter. Now Mr. Mollet
in titled with a IiIkIi power telescopic
eye, ami can determine thu amount of
Mold lu a uivou ipuintity of gravel to
the most iiitlultesiinal fraction of a
uraiu at a I mice. It Ih not a matter
to hu Kiiessod at when hu nuco fasleliH
those peneliatnm optics of his on a
plln of dirt.
J. H. Brown Goes to The
.1. II. Ilrnuii Iiiih resinned his posi
tion lu thu Klltu Cluar store, where
hu Iiiih heen tor some mouths past,
and will lu a fow diiy?, accompanied
hy Mm. Ilrown, leave for tho llurnt
rlvor country, where ho will remain
this summer, working some mliiluK
properties which ho owns there.
Colonel llrowu la tho most continued,
unreconstructed, hopeless ease of
prospector and miner who ever
showed up In eastern Orison, During
It. At thu point from which the rich
stuir came the shoot Ih twenty lncliCH
wide. t)n the surface it shows only
. a few Indies, lint widened to twenty
I 011 uoIiik dnwii six feet. From (IiIh
t ,.. n I.,, ' i, ,, 1 It Ih aiftucil, of course, that the pay
...1.1. 1 .. 1.11.. Hlieak will niiildly uain in width
" " ,
Home mlnliiir property lu thu stale
mentioned he wiih hIiiioIIiiu nlllmitorHJ
lltlfl lllll'llll, II 111. til. I'd I llllllll tllllll
Mr..Sn.lth Ih Interested In a lulnl.iK- '" ''"I1"1 "'" ,,,M of ,,,1h ,n,l",h f"r
way with u couple of MuxIciiiih who ,"' "'"'"""
were students of his when hu hold a J """""""
chair at Cornell, lie slati'H that H'cAfLIWr lOI- AT TUP
Ih not prohahlu they will take .... thu ' WtKINb OKt M Hit
property ill (iuerierro hut will likely I OVERLAND MINE.
operate lu the statu of Souoia. Ilu
will retain the iiiiiiiiiuomout of the M. iC. Ilalii, mamiKer of thu Over
Know Creek, and will lemaiii in HiIh laud, lelunil from the mine thin
district for some time to come, as his moiiiliitf. Ills crew lii'aii sacking
connection with thu Mexican company me in the No. 1 tunnel today for
j will not. ueceshiirlly cause him to slilpmeiit to thu smelter. Develop-
iiovo his lesldeuce, at least nut ment. woik III other piutn of thu prop-
I soon. Spoukliiu of Mexican coiidlt- , city Ih prueeeediuu with the iihiiiiI
ions Mr. Smith says; satli-lactoiy icmiUh, Thu imilu crosn-
I "Mexico h e.xperleiieliu; a liooiu cut is heiiiif dilveu ahead, ilrlf'.iiiK Ih
throunhoul lis leuuth mid iireudlh, uiiinu' on inNo. I vein leceiitly cut.
; not only lu miiiiiiK hut iiIoiik all DrlfliiiK is done in the No. 1 tun
J other liiifH. lu thu City of Mexico, ' nel on No 1 vein, and thu ore taken
I saw more hiilldluu nolnu no than tlieiefioru Ih hciuu sael:iil. Nu -
I liuvu lately oherved lu any ' tutinel on No. 'J vein Ih lining' driven
! Amei lean city of IIh slu, There Is a ( ahead, mill now in ahmit '-!!() feet.
Kreat iullu.x of capital lioin the From the end of (IiIh a cioisiiut Iiiih
I Uilltid States, mid HiIh coupled with , lieen stai led to cut the No, It vein,
the piouresnlve nilo of I'resldeot at a point where hlnh k'rade ore Ih
IJIa has produced a wondeilul ' known to exist.
aw aken I ni! in thu country. Thu
City of Mexico H on., of thu most j Btllmail GOCS EflSl.
liniiiitiful on thu continent, and its
uruwth Ih sumethim; retmirkiihlo. I j. It. Ilellmiiu, imimic.i'i of, .tho
MIu a miiiiiiK way thu activity Ih Calitoiiilu, left today fur .Mluuiie
eipiully ieat, hut it Is a poor place' apolls.lo lie (jouo until ahout .May,,'jri.
for the small operator, especially in1 Mr. Iliilliiiiiu exjiectH to he aide to
thu southern pint. To net lu on in start operations at the California
shoo atrium Is an iinderliikliiK next to I Immediately upon his letiiin, Dr.,
ImpoHslhlo. Thu mines aie operated ' Moiiltou expectH to return with him,
on a larKO scale reulrln Immense ' and It Is possihle Mr. itillman will
cupltul." i Inn e to no to Alaska to look nfti r
Mr. .Smith will leave for the Snow Ttirnuwiiii Ann mill inn iuteiet.
Creek tomorrow. there.