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Wednesday, October 12. 1904
THE SUMPTER MINER
The Sumpter Miner
PUBLISHED BVBMV WBDNBSDAV BY
J. W. CONNIiLU
bntrred at the postofflce In Sumpter, Oregon, for
transmission through the malli at second class
One Year S-
dlx Mouths '5
ALWAYS IN ADVANCE.
A mine tramway fortiiH mi Interest
ing foiituro of thu MIhhoui'1 diHplay
in tho Palace of MIuch and
Metallurgy at tho world's fair.
Tho cam, containing tho miu.y valu
iihlo tumoral pioduolH of I ho Htato,
aro oontliiuoiiHly in motion and
hIiow TiHitotH an actual mining
A grain weight or gold, if put in
to (ho form of a Hphnro, would ho
ahout tho Hio of a No. 0 hIioI, with
a iliiiniiitiir of .07M0 If, inchoH. ThiH
nphoro, if mailo of puro gold and
wall annoalitd, ootild ho drawn into a
wiro r()0 foot long, or could ho
beaten into a loaf whioh would
cover fifty hIx n(iuiio inches. Tho
thiokmiHH of the loaf ol gold thtiH
mailo would ho .280 of an iuoh and
Hiioh a lour will traiiHiuit Unlit ol a
dark groan on lor.
Ily ooiuplnlion a iipo lino from
Kiiiihiih City lo Wlillnoy, Maryland,
whioh will lio HiiIhIioiI In two months,
tho StandaidaOII oompauy will have
a lino for oil transportation d I root
from HihIIohvIIIo, Indian Torritory,
to Hayonno, Now JorHoy. Tho dlH
tauoo 00 vol oil will ho ahout 1,700
miloH. H will roiiiro 'JO, 000 harrolH
or oil to (ill (ho lino from tho
Indian Torritory to Kiiiihiih City,
whioh in now in iiho.
In auothiir column Ih puhliHhud a
Htory ahout tint Htiit agaiiiHt tho
Ktriitfoti oHtato for 0,000,000,
alleging that tho Indopoiidouoo mino
wiih Halted, now being hoard In tho
Federal court at St. LoiiIh, on
appeal. Whon thin ciiho wiih llrnt
utartod, iiiohI of tho Colorado puporn
expronod tho liolior that tho plain
titrH hud no hope that thoy could
ehtahllHh tho foot t It nt tho mino had
vor boon wilted; that It win moroly
a Hohoino to hlood tho English Htock
holdein in tho Indopoiidouoo. It
was hhown Irom nlllolal reports thai
tho mino Inn produood mora gold
tliitu ovou tho KiikIIhIiiiioii'h ox
purl, Inlin llnyi'M llumiiiniiil,
oliiimod was li tl proporly, by
TIlO Oldoht HpooilllOIIH Of glllHH IITO
traci-1 Intuit I mm 1,600 to 2,330
yoai hotoio Christ. TIioho aro of
Egyptian cirlKln. Transparent glass
in M loved tt havo boon Hint iihmI
ahout 76 years hofoio tho Christian
u'lt. Tho Phoenicians were HiippoHod
hy tho ancients to havo liwun re
HponKlhhlo for tho Invontion, and
tho ftory will ho recalled of tho
riiiHMiluiiiu morohantH who, routing
tholr cooking I't'ts on lilnoki of
natron, oi sub carbonate of uoda,
found that tho union uudor heat of
tho alkali and tho sand on tho ahoro
produced kImhh. Tlioro la little
doubt, howovor, that tho art of KlaHH
making originated with tho
Egyptians, it was introduced into
Koine in tho tiino of Clooro, and
reached a remarkable degree of per
footlun among tho Romans, who pro
ducud some of tho moat admlrahlo
spec ImoiiH of glass over manufactur
ed; an iustanco in the famouB Port
land vbho in the Hritlsb miiBoum.
OIbbs wob not used for wiudowa until
about A. D. 300.
George W. Hell, father of Seymour
II. Hull, of Sumpter, for aoveu years
American oouhuI at Syduoy,
AiiHtralia, and a student of eoouo
mioH, hiiH jiiBt written a hook on Now
Zealand, in whioh ho Imib roviowod
that unique and woudorful govern
mont in the form of a romauco, in
order to "wreHt from tho roador tho
momorioH of tho daily strugglo with
hard facts," hh he sayH. Tho hook
Ih called "Mr. Osoba's LiiHt Dis
covery," and Ih Hlmply a HcioutlHo
review of tho prlnolpleH of govern
mont found in Now Zealand. As
Mr. Hull in a Htauuuh aud loyal
American, a profound thinker and a
trtiHted agent of tho United States
government, IiIh thoughts will ho
followed with more than piling
In Europe, where gold plays a
more important part hh a circulating
medium in the currency than in tho
United SlatoH, gold coIiih are
allowed to Hull'or hut little Iohh of
woiglil hofoio thoy aro called in from
circulation. In Groat Hritaiu thin
amount Ih .02.') per cent, aud in
Franco .000 per cent, iiiiiouiiIh that
can only ho detected hy the ha lance.
In tireat Hritaiu it has heun com
puted hy ollloialH of the mint that
in ordinary iiho tho average length of
time hefore a sovereign hocomoH
"light" Ih twenty-Hoveu years, while
in the ciiho of a hair-Hovoroign thu
time Ih Hixtoen yearn. Tho Hinallor
coin not only circulate more, hut
HtilferH more from aliniHion, art in
proportion to Hh diameter it Ih
thluuei aud Iiiih a larger surface to
The American magazine Ih coming
lu for homo hard rapH. Recently a
groat Now Vork daily putiliHhed an
iutervoiw with a leading author, in
which ho declaroH that tho "llotlon"
in many of tho lighter inonthlloH is
tho work largely or the editor him
Holf, who writoH tho greater portion
of the HtorioH under varioiiH iiHHiimed
nainoH, often uuodiug the iiHslHtanco
of a hack penny-a-liner to help him
out. On top or thin, coiiich one,
Upton Sinclair, in Uolller'n Weekly,
with an arraignment or American
"literature" in general, not forgot
lug a few rdaprt at tho magav.iuori.
The liutto Inlor .Mountain thinkri
much of thirt criticism would appear
to ho unjiiHt, yet there Ih undouhtod
ly hiass for tho attacks.
The HoiiHatioualiHiu porvadiug
many Amerioau journalH Iiiih not
failed to coirupt tho week I ion and
magnliioH Idko all Hcourgon, yel
low jouriialiHiu will piihh. Hut while
it in with iih, tho uatiou'H written
word iih a whole cannot hut HiiH'er
In hoiiio degree. Vellow jouraliHiu Iiiih
introduced a (ante for excitement.
Tho thrill hunt lug reporter, copy
reader and editor put into the mail
hoxen of the puhlio Hhamefttl exag
geration, in which one in led to
hellevu that murder, aiHou, rape,
chicanery, fraud and theft aro of
grouteat nowrt InteroHt.
Hut many of tho magazlnea, like
many of the puhllHliors, have heeu
eager to snap up the houhhUou.
Any new view of anything, no matter
how ahsurd, Ih seized. Much that
our forefathorn would have cotiHid
ered uutlt for thu foc'nol of a whaler
hrlg is now found on the tables of
The Minor does job printing.
Tho following instruments viere
filed at the court house in Baker City
for record vosterdav:
REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS.
Oct. 10 U. R. Dalton aud wife to
L. M. Doughorty, N. B. H Sec. 10
T. 7R. 30 E. ; S3, 200.
Sept. 1G Jesse Whittior, and
wife to Cbsa. D. third, 100 acres lu
Sec. 20 T. 10 R. 40 E. ; 81,320.
Oct. 17, 'oaF. E. Lansing, to
E. S. Taylor, 14 aoreB in Sec. 22 T.
0 R. in E. ; 8350.
Oct. 8W. D. Emolo aud wife to
.1. Mullen, lot 0 block G, lot 5 block
11 Parker addition to Hakor City;
Oct. 10 M. O. Murphy and hue
baud to T. NoHtor, N. W. M Sec.
12 T. 11 R. 37 E.; 81,000.
March 22 Isaac Humphrey's to
E. II. and E. I Uronior, N. E. H
N. W. .':,' Sue. 10 T. 8 R. 4G E. ;
Aug. 13 A. V. Pearco to E. T.
Wood T. O. Lockhnrt, hill of salo
to InteroHt in the Nugget hiiIooii,
Center street, Hakur City; 8H00.
Dec. 11 Orlando Mollit and wife
to J no. Tucker 10 acres in Sec. 2.")
T. 7 R. 4 2 E. ; 8050.
Sept. fi.-l). l- Nowhy to Fornald
it Odell, interest in J. C. Powers
Oct. 0 Mary .1. Manning and
hiiHhand to llewit-Hull Timber com
pany, 120 acroH in Such. 30 and 31
T. 10 R. 30 E. ; 8G00.
Sept. 20- -Nellie Lang's aud Iiuh
haud to Jed A. Hlair, lots 4 and 0
blouk Plau addition to Hakor City, ;
Oct. 8- -Jacob Mullen to Wm. D.
Emolo, blouk 20 Pacific addition to
Hakur City; 84,500.
Oct. 4 Wm. A. Owen and wlfo to
P. NoHtor, lot 10 block 2 S. &
Crowell'H addition' to Hakor City;
Oct. fi Job Palmer aud wlfo to
Jno. JohiiHou, 104x176 feet in N.
E. 4 N. E. .'.4 Sec. 20 T. !) R. 40
E. ; 8100.
Sept. 10 M. Holf aud wife to
Mih. S. A. Amen, 73x260 feet in
block 37 Paicllo addition to Hakor
May 7 Receiver to Coo. R
Wright, 1(50 acroH in Sec. 27 T. 11
If. 38 E. ; 8400.
Oct. 1 Siimuul A. Curry to Ed C
Endrup, N. E. l4 S. W. 4 Sec 20
T. 7 U. 4 6 E. ; 84 00.
Aug. 16 Jan. Vork aud wifo to
IhiiioI lluwitt, lotH 0 to Hi block 6
Hoyd'.H Hocond ad'litiou to Hakur
Aug. 24- -M. A. llugheH and hus
band to Dainy Diigau, lots 36 and 30
block 1 1 Stewart'H necoud addition to
Haker City; 880.
May 21 H. McAulay aud wife to
W. D. Emolo, lotH G aud 7 block G
Parker'H addition to Haker City;
Out. 4- l. N. 11. Eiuhuer to Lulu
C. Seller, lotH 0 aud 10 block 37
Pacillu addition to Haker City; 81.
Nov. 3 N. C. Haskell, ot al,
to Lulu Seller, lot G blouk 10
Haskell uddtiou to Haker City: 8100.
Sept. 17 Ueo. A. Rogers to Wm.
Johusou, Proflout Need aud Alto
quartz claims; 8200.
Sep. 17 Harry Jouea to A. W.
Frauoee, l iuterest in Paoillo troup
(4) quartz claim; 81,000.
Oct. 1 Juo. Chambers to Coo. F.
Wright, Superior group quartz
claim interest; 81.
Oct. 1 A. A. ilibbs and wifo to
Whipple Gulch Gold Mining and
Milling company, Roosevelt and
other mining ground; 81.
Sept. 23 F. M. Saxton and wife
to Wm. Wiegand, Silver King
quartz claim; 8100.
Aug 11 South Pole Consolidated
Gold mines company to Eastern
Oregon Mining company, VilHrd
aud Yankeo Jack aud Yankee Jim
quartz claims; 814,000.
Aug. 2G W. H. Willoughby to J.
Muller, H interest in Long Tom
quartz claim 8600.
Oct. G J. H. Thompson to Joseph
Webb, h intorest in Cornucopia
quartz claim ; 8G0.
BEAR STORY BY
Jack Stouohookor is down from
Rock Creek, loaded with a wierd
bear story, in which a baldfacod
hiuiu, Hank Mounts aud George
Turner aro tho priuoipal actors.
Just how true tho tolo in, dopeuds,
of oouroo, upon how the reading pub
lic regards tho voraoltty of Stono
hocker. Jack allegOH, with much detail,
that the bear in tho case anpeared on
the center of the stage while Hank
aud Geogro wore in the dressing
rooniH. Ail tho grub in camp, in
cluding bacon, cold boiled bcaus,
pickle olives, ciiuuud pumpkin, pro
served tomales and spiced grapes,
whioh cointitutcH tho regular bill of
fare in tho Mounts fc Turner camp,
wiih carried olf by tho boar.
From a position up a troo, Mounts
aud Turner bohold tho devastation
of their larder. All this happened
ahout flftoen minutes past six, 7,000
feet abovo tho son, on Littlo Cracker.
Futhor, depoont Stonohocker
Last Excursion to World's Fair.
The demand for sleeping oar ppace
in the Donvor &. Rio Graudo's popu
lar through tourist excursions to
tho St. Louis Fair having been so
great tbroo such excursions will bo
run on tho next and last solliug dates
October 3, 4 aud 6. On each of
thoso days special tourist excursions
will ho run from Portland without
change of cars over tho "Scouio Lino
of tho World." Octobor 3 thoro
will also bo tuu a special Pullman
oxourHiou. Thoso cars will mako
stnpH en ronto at Salt Lake City aud
Donvor, alfordiug excursionists an
opportunity of viewing tho various
points of intoropt about thoso cities.
Tho daylight ride through the heart
of the Rockies God's art gallery of
nature is the grandest across tho
Amerioau continent. Write W. C.
McHride, 124 Third street, Portland,
Oregon, at once for particulars aud
sleeping car reservations. Theso beiug
tho last days upon which tickets will
he sold at reduced rates, travel will
ho particularly heavy.
Don't Go to M. Louis
'Till you oall at or writo to the
Chiogo, Milwaukeo aud St. Paul rai!
road. Ottloe 134 Thiid Street,
Portland, Oregon. Low rates to all
points East, iu ooneuotion with all
W. S. ROWE, General Agent.,
The burning of "fireproof"
buildings in New York is becoming
such a frequeut occurrence, that the
iusurauoe coaipaueis are expected to
soon classify them as an "undesirable