THE SUMPTER MINER Wednesday, November 30 1904 The Sumpter Miner fUHLISMKI) HVHMV WRDNESDAY HV J. W. CONNELLA Lntered at Hit pottofflce In Sumpter. Oregon, lor transmission through the malls at second cla mntli-r. SUIISCPIITION MATKS Uif Ynr , $3, oo Six .Month , '.75 ALWAYS IN AOVANCII. Colorado produoiH live tnillioiiH (lollnrH worth (if sugar IiooIh t IjIh y:ar. Colorado's gold mines uro nut all beneath tlio Hrufaoo of tlio earth. Now York Commercial. Thu Gotham paper is apparently laboring tinder tlio ltiiireHHion that atigar beets grow on hushes, or, possibly, somewhere tip in the air. In the tthtl of that odorifroous iiurtt of men and woinun In Port land, charged with land frauds, soma testimony wiih introduced that impli cated CntigriiHHinau Hiugor lluriminn, former land uummisHlunur. Hit hiiHtoiiM to explain in an Interview that it is all a mlHtuko; (hat IiIh wiokuii iihhihiiiui ami suocusHor iih land (loinniiHHioiHtr, Richardson, in (ho man who sauoiiuuud those frandH evun if ha didn't Hltintl in with (hum. Now, thu point lo thin denial and counter charge, Ih t hut President Roosevelt virtually "llrud" llurmann from thu aurviou and appointud Richardson to thu vacancy, and thu opinion Ih exprosHud by thu knowing ones' Hint if llurmanu can uvun ru motuty connect Richardson with theso frandH, hit will Htir up all kindH of tronhlu for thu iidmlpistratinu, whioh Id will, of uourHu, Kindly do, heuausu hu und tho pruHidunt do not lovu uuch other. S. H. Iliilluy, who wagered aliont $.10,000 011 thu election of Judge 'I nrnur, oluiiguH that whnlusulu frandH were ooininlttud liy republican uluo lion oltloiulH in King county, and (hut. tint result wiih lo dufuat Judge Turner ami J. C. WIIIIhiuh, demo cratic iioiniiiuu for Mhorllf in that county. In substance, Mr. ItMlley charge that republican election niKolals lufiiHud to construe propurly thu iiituiiliou of voturi hi casus whuru II IT OH WHS IIIHlIu at tllU llUMll Of tllU luptililluau ticket and thu names of Turtiur and WIIIIhiuh HuliHmiiuutly crosses opposite these pltu'UH on thu olllolal hoy wih hold by tho Walla Wallas. Holnugiug to Suoajawea'a trl ho, ehe could converse with him, and thus tho full (iiIhhIoii of tho exploring party wan made knoAti to the Wallii WiiIIiih From tho troatmont accorded thorn hy Chief Vollopnt, tho explores wroto in thoir official jeurnals: "Wo may indeed justly affirm, that ot all tho Indians whom wo have met sinco leaving the United States, the Walla WiiIIiih are the most hospitable and sincere. " Vollopet, tho Walla Walla chief, in tokon of his esteem, gave to Captain Ciilrk his hiiow white war horse--the pride of his heart. In return, Clark guvo tho chief tho most j valuable poshchhIou he had hh captain's sword. Tho Walla Wallas called In the neighboring trihes oud hold a teu-t and juhilee in honor of the exploring party. Jt was with gontilno regret that Lewis and Clark departed from tho hospitahle camp of the Walla Wallas, aud started Into the uninviting mountains to the euut. Kast Oregon inn. Mmreror Nicholas, initiator of tho plan for universal dharmtimout, may turn his hack on tho reaction arioH and crown IiIh rolgn by granting to his subjects tho constitution which his grandfather had already prupoarod when hu full by thu hand of an assassin. Tholhasls of such a portabil ity Ih thu significant fact that tho emperor has received a delegation of four prominunt uiumberH of tho zomstvn congress and listoiicd at length to their views. Thu news that thu delegation had been given mii aiidiuucu by thu omporor spread like wild lire through tho city aud created tremendous ex cilumeut and rejoicing among the Liberals aud amazement among the iiuonmprnmiiislug supporterH of thu old regime. NOTES OF THE MINES. The lUO-foot drift in the main Standard vein, in the Standard mine at Quartztiurg, has entered a five-foot ore body, two feet of which assays iu the hundreds. A four-horse wagon load of powder, fuse, stool drills aud mis cellaneous miuiug supplies wero this morning hauled from tho iiasche Siigo storo to thu Gold Hug mine. According to deed filed with the recorder of Grant county, Fred Warren hm sold to Francis Clarou ot, al, a two-thirds iuterest iu the Climax mine, near Granite, for e:j,oou. Thirty-five men are employed at the Monumental, siuking on No. '2 vein, upraising from the lower tuuno), drifting on No. .'I both north aud south, aud driving to the uortb on No. 7. indicated by candidates' ballot. "How about thu democratic ollicialH on thu uluutlon board, mimed with thu appioval of thu county committees throughout thu Mate, .Mr. Hal ley rM was asked, ".logon are known iu havu been bought," was tht' leply. In ultuot Mr. Ilailuy ohm gun Unit more than 7,000 votuH wuru dlsru gitrdud iu King county by ulectiuu oIIIuIiiIh, who should havu credited (hum to Turner. Lewis and Clark had hoiiio of their most thrilling experiences of their tiip iu wtuit Ih how UuiHtllla county. Near Wullulr, on thu return jouruuy In June, I H0(S, after having exhausted their hiippliut- hi mtikiug thu tedious potaguN of thu Columbia river, all the party sick, worn out aud hungry, they uiut Vulluput, chief of thu Walla Wall Indians, who built boutlres, uiadu a tuiiHt aud gave the worn travellers warm robes of buffalo, deer aud elk skins, iu which to sleep and rent. Hy chance, a captive Shwhoue Dorfmuii A- Rosenthal, thu merchants, have opened a store at Greenhorn. Whitny branch X.outh llotisor paHied through on thu afternoon tialn from tho Standard mine to Pendleton Two shifts are driving thu crosscut tuuel at thu Gold Hug, near Granite. The force will shortly he increased. Thu Jlascho-Sagu company this morning sent out a shipment of steam pipu to thu Oro Fiuo initio at Alamo. I. A. Howard went to Haker City meet Mis. Howard aud who aru rut u in i tig from today to daughtur, Hot Lake. Colonel Jim Pautiug, gutiural manager of thu Gold Hill mine, near Durkeu, has jollied the rush to Tonopah, Loo Friudu, of Portland, has been s lutud by thu executive committee for president of the Oregon Miners' iiHHociation. Thu Hlne Hlrd mine is getting ready to turn out bullion. Manager O. ( Wright this morning seut out an amalgam retort. General Manager Frank Haillie, of the Columbia in I tie came up from Haker this morning aud drove out to the big producer. J. N. KtMclatyuo cousultlug en gineer for the (lelser-Hendryx com pany returned to Sumpter this morn Lib from a trip to the west. P. K, Hlshop, one of the owuers of tho Climax tuiue, adjolulng the Columcla, came up from laker City this morning eu route to the property. Ou the North Fork during the winter W. L. Vinson will cleau out and rotimber tho old tall race tuuuol on what Is kuown as the Gallagher bar. Tho work will employ four mou during the winter. A. P. Smith, repreieutative-elect from Haker county, who h operating tho Emma group, ou Litlo Cracker, has drifted li.fi feet ou the vein aud opened up shipping ore, which will bo sent to tho Supmtor smelter. W. L. Vinson, manager of the Fmma mine, east of linker, and operator of tho North Fork placers near G rati! to, has purchased the etitiro grocery stock ot the Ho nanza, aud has stored the goods in a warehouse iu Hukor. Commodore Tom C. Gray, general manager of tho Valley Queeu mine, walked down from Goddess moun tain Thursday to eat Thanksgiving turkoy. He will return tomorrow having beou detained iu towu by busltiuss with the smelter. Four feet, of milling oro. grading 980, have been opened iu au eighty foot drift to the north from thu '.I'M foot level of thu I. X. L. mine, iu the Gruniihorns. '1 he south drift is iu four feet of 8'JO rock. No further milling will b) douo until tho rich free goltl shoot, found iii the upper workings, is cut at the IIUO. Ore of high enough grade for ship mout to the Sumpter smolter has beeu opened in a 700-foot tunnel on the Uuclu Sam, ou thu west slope of Haldy mouutaiu. The shipping ore oouurs in a two-foot streak iu a six-foot veiu. The property is owned by a Detroit cnmpauy with a number of Sumpter stockholders. At tho Hig Houauza group, ou Mo Colly fork, six mile from Sumpter, W. L Hurchturf aud Tom Mohan have drifted 110 feet aaross a dyke which has beeu proven to a depth of 1 HO feet, aud the entire drift is iu ore assayiug from 8.1.4') to 81. '1. 80. When the bunging wall is reached, a crosscut tunnel will be started lower down, to run f00 feet aud gain au identical depth. W. 10. Davisdsou A Company, of Pendleton, and W. W. Heese, of Prairie City, havu secured the In dependence group, au extension of thu Dixie Meadows mine, under lease aud bond. The Independence shows a forty-tlvo foot ledge, carrying good values. A drift will be extended to a point directly beneath some rich surface croppluts, which will require a steady wluter's work. John Tboruseu, acting manager aud a member of the exeuutive board of the reorganized Red Hoy miue, drove in from Grauite yes terday to meet his old friend and schoolmate, J. A. Mllllgau, of Pitfalls of Mining Finance r: This Is the only comprehensive work ever undertaken (or the guid ance and protection of the great army of mining stock buyers. It Is elab orate, thorough and simply over flowing with interesting detail. It Is written by ONE WHO KNOWS- J. Newton, formerly managing Harry J. Newton, formerly i editor of the Denver Mlnln b Kecord, who Is regarded as an authority on the subject of mining Investments, Having no mining promotions nor stock-selling schemes of his own. he at once gains the confidence of his readers. He treats his subject abso lutely from an unbiased and Inde pendent standpoint, The book Is meeting with a great sale and Is strongly endorsed by Investors and by the press In general. It makes friends wherever it goes. "Pitfalls of Mining Finance" Is not a pamphlet it Is a book a hand booka veritable encyclopedia. It comptlses aia pages, 6x4 Inches In size, and Is sent, fully prepaid, cloth, $1.00 pr cepy: paper, 50 cents. "Pitfalls of Mining Hnsnco" Is the best investment an Investor can make. Order teday: Address vVL. SUMPTER MINER 'TTv Wakefield, Nobraska. Mr. Thom son returned tn the Red Hoy today aud Mr. Milligau to Haker. The latter Is a stockholder in the Mav Queeu. of whioh Mr. Thomson is president. Walter Craue, operating the Gold Hug, ou Rabbit creek, has driven oight foot iuto au ore shoot up in the other workings, will be couiuued all wiuter. opened Work Bucknum Buys His Stolen Horse. This motuiug Dr. Greeulee sold F. O. Huckuum a horse. After tho trade was made, the buyer, while inspect ing tho auimal admiringly, detected a Htrikiug reeomblauce to a horse that was stoleu from him four years ago. He thou began searching for strawborty marks, or whatever ahorse that has escaped from the fold has for that method of private identification, aud fouud it exactly whore it for merly was, aud ho wbj convinced that he hud recovered his long lost equine. Dr. Greeulee tolls a straight story as to how thu horse came into bia possession; says ho traded for it, aud uo amount of cross quostiouiug could shake his testimony. It is therefore probable that, iu the abseuuo of evi dence to couvict, he will uot be prosecuted. Dan Veager's nose began bleediug yesterday morning, as he was pre paring to depart for his Gold Ceuter mines, aud the rich red gore flowed merrily for neatly au hour. Dr. Pea roe stauouhed the flow aud com uiMuded Mr. Veager to remaiu in towu for a few days to guard against the recurrence. "You don't want to bleed to death, out there iu the bills, Dau, do yon?" asked the dootor. "Not rue," replied Dan. "I want to live till after election anyway. I'm candidate for mayor of Gold Center."