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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 13 September 1899

THE SUMPTER MINER. r JUL 1 8 isxe VOL. i. SUMPTER OREGON, SEPTEMBER 13, 1899. NO. 1. jk ft rf EB ) m TOWNSITE SYNDICATE MEN OF MONEY AND EXPERI ENCE INTERESTED. About 700 Acres and 100 Lots Purchased By Northwestern Capitalists W. C. Calder, Secretary and Treasurer General Charles S. Warren, General Manager Will Make Sumpter a Great Camp. l-or sn.i.esK or seven months past shrewd observers, men who read aright the commercial and Industrial signs of the umes, nave seeu.uie aimosi iimmess pos - nihilities of building a nourishing city here II OIIIIIIHCI. US I'UMIHMI lll.lUVC III MIC marvelously rich mines in the surround ing territory, the present transportation facilities, which make this the distributing center for a vast area of mineral producing ummry, me lopograpny oi me innuiary mountainous regions, virtually an edict of nature that this camp shall continue to be the distributing point, combine to promote the recently Inaugurated era of prosperity and progress and to insure its ...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Oregon, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 13 September 1899

THE SUMPTER MINER. Wednesday, September rj, 11899. Sumpter Mining District. v---v3 The name of Sumpter, which stands out boldly on the paf.es of history and nil war records, Is destined to become great In peace. This town is today attracting tlie attention it has so long waited for and which it so richly deserves. The wonderful developed and still Rioter un developed mineral resources of the great ore belt that courses from east to west is, when all the conditions that facilitate mining and the extraction of values are considered, is uncqtialed In the western domain. This 'great gold-bearing one Is made up In part of at least three parallel dykes of slate, with a general east and west trend, for at least forty miles or more, from the Haisley-tilkhoriiup to and proba bly beyond the base of the Greenhorn mountains. As we approach the Green horn mountains, the serpentine and old greenstone appear associated with the slate and porphyry, giving the formation most of the geological featur...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Oregon, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 13 September 1899

THE SUMPTER MINER. ''''V''4 Wednesday, September 13, 1899. SRsffw?6-ss,a8fsss3a,ga,ss!5 Mi Sumpter Building Notes. - - - - Sumpter's greatest, most crying need at present Is more buildings; new hotels, Is more lodging houses, business blocks and res! deuces. E.xtravagantly high rents could be secured were there here any houses to let, but there are absolutely none. THE MINOR was forced to go Into an old shack which was until ten days since used as a hay barn. An army of carpenters are, however, working from sun up till dark In a vain effort to supply this demand, and the writ er can not here resist the temptation to ring In that hackneyed expression about the "hills resounding with the music of s:iw and hammer." There are a score or more of buildings now In course of erec tion, but In every Instance they are being built for a special purpose; In most cases tlie owners themselves will occupy them. Contractor 1 N. Larsen, recently from Spokane, is erecting two business houses. One is ...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Oregon, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 13 September 1899

THE SUMPTER MINER. Wednesday, Septembers 3, 1899. THE SUMPTER MINER. Published Every Wednesday by C. II. MAHSH AND J. W. CONNELI.A l.nirrrj al llir iHillicr In Sumpltr, Oregon, Inr linmljlim through llir inallt tt irconJ cla inallrr. SUIISCkll'TION WATKS. Onr Vrar Sin Munihi 1. j) Sl-lilNO (lint this Is a "Reed town," and believing that It will soon be n much better one, we have begun the publication of Till: SU.MI'f l:l AilNhU as a business proposition. The paper will cover the local held, giving especial prominence to mining news and Information pertaining to realty, huildiiiK and Improvements gen erally; will do all in its power to adver tise to the world the marvelously rich re sources of this section of country, conlin I MC itself always to facts. We here make no untidy promises, nor weary the reader with a verbose exposition of our content' plated policy, preferlug that each issue of Till: MlNhU shall speak for itself. C. II. MAHSH, .1. W. CONNIH.I.A. Ol'COUHSli Sumpter will o...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Oregon, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 13 September 1899

Wednesday, September 13, 1899. THE SUMPTER MINER. --if, -A' W EASTERN OREGON MINES. Some of the Rich Properties Directly Trib utary to Sumpttr. Some months since the Oregonlan pub lished a list of mines in Eastern Oregon which were then being worked, together with the number of men employed on each property and the name of the mana ger. This list was carefully compiled by F. R. Mellls, of Baker City, and like the loyal citizen of that city which he Is, dumped In the whole job lot as If they were nil at Baker's back door. The in formation given, however, Is interesting and instructive, and with a few explana tory notes will prove accurately enlighten ing to MINER readers at a distance, who are seeking information regarding this golden Wonderland. According to Mr. Mellls' statement, who says his data is not entirely complete, there were then, last March, 160 mines in the district which were being operated; 83 quartz and 77 placer propositions; employ ing 1600 men; 1087 In the quartz m...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Oregon, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 13 September 1899

THE SUMPTER MINER. Wednesday, September 13, 1899. SCHOOL OPENED MONDAY. Increase in Attendance Over Last Year of More Than 33 Per Cent. After a delay of a week, due to un completed repairs in the hulldlng, the city .school opened Monday, with I'rof. V. L. Sallng as principal and teacher of the higher grades, assisted by Miss Anna A. Myers, who lias charge of the primary grades. This Is the second term here for both of these teachers, they having taught the school from October 3, 1898, to April 22, 1800, and gave entire satis faction to patrons. The last session continued seven months; this one will be of eight months duration, the length of time being regulated by the district trustees, and they in turn con trolled by the state of (lie linanccs. During the early days of the term be ginning last October, 84 pupils were en rolled, 43 girls and 41 boys. The school closed with 1 14 In attendance. The fol lowing month, May of the present year, the school census showed that 161 child ren ...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Oregon, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 13 September 1899

Wednesday, September 13, 1899. THE SUMPTER MINER. & fr ? SPOKANE MAN'S VIEWS. Visits Sumpter, Observes Intelligently and Talks Entertainingly. F. B. Elmendorf, one of the leading rent estate men of Spokane, was In Sumpter last week Inspecting neighboring mines. It Is known that he and his associates succeeded In securing a bond on some property near here, but the details of the transaction have not yet been made pub lic. On his return to Spokane the Re view quoted him as follews: "One of the most interesting sights to me In that country was the narrow gauge railway which runs to Sumpter from Baker City. It Is owned by a company of Mormons, and It Is the most profitable railway In the country. It Is 37 miles long, and was built primarily to haul the logs from the pine forests around Sump ter to the Mormon sawmill near Baker City. Last year it paid a dividend of 43 per cent on its capital stock and the pre ceding year It paid 60 per cent. This year it will exceed Its own remarkabl...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Oregon, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 13 September 1899

8 THE SUMPTER MINER. Wednesday, September 13, 1899. TALK OF THE TOWN. Tlie itinerant street fakir lias discovered Sumpter. Attorney AlcCulloch Is visiting Ills fain lly in Portland this week. J. C. AlcShelby Is In town today from the Cooper group of mines. Silas Jones, representing a Portland candy factory, Is In town today. Trains are crowded dally with new ar rivals, notwithstanding lodging is at a premium. I:. K. Alellls, the Maker City mining broker and operator, made a flying visit to Similiter Wednesday. Mrs. Thomas AlcEwen returned Wed nesday evening from a visit with friends ' at Union and l.a Grande. J.I:. Hiri.li, one of the well informed prospectors of I lie Similiter district, made 'I III: AllNlik ollice a call this morning. ' John l:. I.elaud has been out to the Cooper group of mines this week and , reports that forty dollar rock has been ' struck. ' A ridi strike in the Ibex was made a greater part of the time, lias been in town and vicinity tills week for the purpose ...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Oregon, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 20 September 1899

THE SUMPTER MINER. VOL I. SUMPTER, OREGON, SEPTEMBER 20, 1899. NO. b .r . ji 11 1 GEN, WARREN ARRIVES. TALKS ENCOURAGINGLY OF THE FUTURE OF SUMPTER. Backed by Monty, Influence and Experi- ence Syndicate has Other Huge Projects in Hand Resilt of Its Operations Already Raises Realty Values Here Survey Will Begin at Once. General C. S. Warren, accompanied by Mrs. Warren, reached Sumpter Tuesday. They will remain here until snow lllesand then take an e.stedned trip south audeast, combining business and pleasure. Of course, everv one was anxious to hear what General Warren had to say relative to the intentions ol liimir niiil , issociates regarding me promotion oi me progress and ii-r uming ot this town, in which they have recently acquired much the larger InteiesUand since Ills arrival he lias been surrom.ued i y eager inquirers. There is nothing secietive a, out the man: lie lias an open, a.'ovc i oard characterand talks Ireely to all comers, "-thcrhe be overaltal laborers who wish to ...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Oregon, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 20 September 1899

THE SUMPTER MINER. Wednesday, September 20, 1899 SUMPTER SAMPLER. PROPOSITION WILL BE SUBMIT TED NEXT WEEK. Meun. Arthur and Fritz are Pushing the Important Enterprise Vat Benefits which Sumpter, Miners in a Small Way and the District Generally will Derive front Such an Institution. Now that Similiter is taking the lead as a inliiiii", camp, with the installation of kinkhiK houses, hardware and Kciicml supply houses, for the accommodation of the sturouiuliiiK mines and prospectors ol the Sumpter district, which has dividend payhiK mines for a distance ol twenty miles west, and forty miles north and south, w llh this as the only natural outlet and trading point, it would seem that the time has about arrived for this town to provide miners of small capital that iieces sary adjunct to their success, sampling works. With the Increased mliilii", energy that has it'u'iitly taken place, six mines have passed the experimental or piospect stages, and haw demonstrated without a doubt that the...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Oregon, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 20 September 1899

Wednesday, September 20, 1899 THE SUMPTER MINER. r . V BIG DEAL-IN - REALTY, k ! r W. C. CALDER BUYS THE GORNER WHERE HIS STORE NOW IS. J. W. Seriber will Build there a Two Story Brick Block Fram Building to be Moved to the East at Once Bank on the First Floor of the Block, Club Rooms up Stairs. hi its results and influence on the busi ness conditions of Sumpter, the real estate transaction which was consummated a few days since, the transfer of the prop erty at the northeast corner of Granite and Center streets, from Mrs. H. Duck worth to W. C. Calder, was one of, If not the, most Important which has yet been made in the town. The lot has a jo-foot trontane on Granite street and runs hack 100 feet on Center. The store bulldiiiK now occupied by Mr. Calder is on the corner half of the lot. The property sold for 5j,ioo, and over 6,ooo worth of improvements will be . made thereon, work to beuln Immediately. ,Tue storeroom proper, which is 25 by 60 Sect, will be moved ont the east half ...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Oregon, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 20 September 1899

THE SUMPTEK MINER. Wednesday, September 20, iP;9 THE SUMPTER MINER. Published Every Wednesday by C. H. MARSH AND J. W. CONNEU.A I nlfff J it the pott'illicr In Sumplfr, Ofeifon, lor trimmltiliin through Hie mill at irconJ clack miller. Onr Yr Sit Monlli ment, that pays 6 per cent interest. Tliere Is always more or less element of chance a gamble In the mining busl-1 ness, and those who have made the great est success therein, accumulated the most collossal fortunes, have had their business i triumphs and reverses, at times have been , broke. Such men as these influence the 1 investment of capital, engineer to success gigantic deals, advertise to the world the 'liUj sect'(m I" which they are operating, de velop the country and make it prosperous, and even though some may choose to HAKEK CITV people seem to be thor-1 designate them as "adventurers," they oughly alive to the brlglit possibilities of accomplish more good for a community that town's future, and it Is to be hoped than tho...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Oregon, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 20 September 1899

Wednesday, September 20, 1899 ME SUMNER MINER. f SURPRISING SUMPTER. HOW THE CAMP IMPRESSED AN IDAHO NEWSPAPER MAN. It b the Hub of the Gold Field, Which Possesses the Miner's Trinity, Ore, Water and TimberAll the Mountain Roads Lead to Sumpter Writer Had to Sleep in an Unfinished Shack Un housed Crowd Some of the Mines in Detail. In the Boise Statesman of the sixteenth Instant the following interesting letter, written by Don Donaldson, from this camp, is published: Sumpter Is the Hub city, the very cen ter of the richest mining district now be ing developed in the world. Sumpter has the miner's Trinity ore, water and tim ber are in great abundance upon all sides. Sumpter is the point to which every one must go and return when visiting the Cracker district, Canyon City, Frairle City, Bourne, Granite, Red Boy, Gol conda and Bonanxa. It is equally true that every one in these big districts, some of which are at the very door ol the camp, must come to Sumpter lor supplies and outfits; ...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Oregon, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 20 September 1899

Wednesday. September 20, 1899 THE SUMPTEK MINER. MINE -OWNERS ATTENTION! Call for a Mating to Organize a Mining Dutrict. There will he :i mass meeting of the mine owners of Cracker Creek, Red Hoy, f iranitc, Honanra, and nil otlfer camps In this vicinity, ;it Hills opera house, Sump tcr, Oregon, S:itnrday," October 7th, at 2 p. in., for the purpose of forming .' reRii larly orRanied mlnliiR district, innkiiiK laws, rules and reRUlatlmis definlnR Its limit and transacting Midi other business as may he necessary for the formation of such district. Sinned: JOHN miODIN.j J. I:. CUPID, IMVMliAi.W A, J. STITSON, S. CHAPMAN, ' I.I5VI SMITH, CHAHI.liS S.WAKKhN, W.C. CAI.DKH, I. W. DUCKWORTH, A. L.MCriWhN, I-:. 1.. Manning and many othi:hs. Machinery for Bald Mountain Group. Is. M. Davidson, of White Hall, Mich igan, who has been in this district for the past three weeks, left today for his home, expecting to be absent about thirty days. Mr. Davidson lias recently acquired the Raid Mountain ...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Oregon, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 20 September 1899

Wednesday, September 20, 1899 THE SUMPTER MINER. GOOD ADVICE TO MINERS. Co-operation, Division of Labor and Ex pense the True Policy. What this section of country has need ed for a long time has been progressive, live men to push and grasp affairs and put the situation before the people. The pioneers, a line whole-soul lot of men, are generally contented, some few having done well after years of arduous toil. Yet there are a great many who are yet look ing for the "great strike" in their claims. They could have arrived at the end'of the wait period years ago by pursuing a dif terent method in their development work, and It is developed properties which claim tile attention of the mine investor. Development work means the expendi ture of much labor and means; what would be accomplished in ten years by two men, can be done In a very short time by progressive management. Every min ing district of note and importance has been developed by co-operative methods, Mock companies and the lik...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Oregon, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 20 September 1899

3 THE SUMPTER MINER. Wednesday, September 20, 1899 TALK OF THE TOWN. Attorney McColloch returned Wednes day from Portland. A. Van Duyn, of Portland, is visiting his brother, C. S. Van Duyn. Clark Tnber, of the Hed Hoy mine, went to Baker City Sunday. Emll Mcler, manager of the North Pole mine, left for Maker City, .Monday. The Infant child of Mr. and Mrs. James Dwyer died Wednesday evening. Chas. Booth, a prominent mining man i of Hutte, Atnnt., Is the guest of W. C. i Calder this week. Joseph A. West, chief engineer of con-1 structlon for the Utah & Pacific railway, a projected Hue from Mllford, Utah, to Los Angeles, California, came up to Sumpter Tuesday. Mr. West says they GROCERIES -jr A carload of machinery for the Cougar , have 75 miles of the road built, but It will mine arrived In Sumpter this week. require 400 miles more to complete a The passenger train now leaves for through rail connection from Salt Lake to Maker at u:45 p. in., instead of 512:30 ns heretofore. There...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Oregon, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 27 September 1899

THE SUMPTER MINER. VOL. I. SUMPTER, OREGON, SEPTEMBER 27, 1899. NO. 3. BUILDING BOOMING. Reported One Man Will Erect a Dozen Cottages. AT WORK ON 20 HOUSES Owner of Property at Last Awake to the Fact that Big Rents Can Be Obtained Effort to Supply Strong Demand for Buildings Sidewalks Also Being Ex tended. There are at least twenty buildings In course of erection in Sumpter at present. Ow ners of lots seem to have awakened to the fact that there is a strong and growing demand for buildings here, at a high rental, and are doing their best to supply It. 'there is a report on the street today that Contractor White lias the job of erecting a dozen residences for one man. Tills rumor could not be verified today, however, as the contractor couldn't be found and the man who is alleged to have tliis profitable Investment up his sleeve refused to proclaim the fact in public. General Warren is having built on Centre street a house 18x40 feet, in which he and Mrs. Warren will reside temporaril...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Oregon, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 27 September 1899

Wednesday, September 27, 1899 THE SUMPTER MINER. LIGHT andWATER w, L. VINSON TO FURNISH SUMP TER PLENTY OF BOTH. He Takes Charge of the Electric Light Plant October I Will Pot in New Ma chinery, 750 Incandescent and SO Arc Lights Large Force of Men on Water Works Be Completed December I One Million Gallons a Day. V. I.. Vinson will take charge of the electric light plant October i. As soon ;in he Krts control It will lie operated ;ill night, Hv the middle of tlic iniinth he will have Installed new machinery of far greater capacltythan that in use at pres ent. There will be a Mo-horse power boiler, us-horse power Corlis engine, a dynamo lor supplying 750 id-candlc power incandescent lights and 502,000 candle power arc lights. I here are at present only 250 incandes cent lights In town, that being the full capacity of the plant. 'I here are several au lamps In position on the streets around tow 11 but no light radiates Irom them. .Mr. Vinson says lie already has orders lor several hun...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Oregon, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 27 September 1899

Wednesday, September 27, 1899 THE SUMPTER MINER. -f M m I m .. t COUNTY RECORDS. Inttrumcnts Filed With the Offtclab at the Court House. 'I he following is the record of official business transacted at the county seat of Maker county for the week ending Mon day : WARRANTY UEfcDS Sept 20 H W Sloan to JnoGagen. one-half int in east 20ft lot 3 and 18x26 ft out of nw cor lot 8 blk 1 Original Town of Sumpter, incl his int in certain chattels and stock of mdse on hand this date. 3750 Sent 1 5 Clark Taber and Thomas McEwen et u. to Ada Pennington lot 2 In blk 7, Sumpter Heights add to Sumpter 120 Aug 11 Oliver Tibbs to J M Ers kine, e'.i lot 9 blk 6 in Original Town of Sumpter 300 July 3 Jos Palmer et ux to Jno H Olsen, 208x104 ft in ne '4 ne'4 sec 20 tp 9 s r 40 e 50 Sent 5 O O Benson et ux to M 1 Lvnch et nl, lots 3 and 4 blk 6 Or- ' iglnal Town of Sumpter 1600 Sept 20 Jno Farrah to J H Don ald, 11 'i sw'4 , and sw,'4 sw,'4 , and nw'4 se'4, sec 10, and se!4 sec 9 tp 10 s r 38 e 278 J Sep...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Oregon, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 27 September 1899

'!' Wednesdav, September 27, 1899 THE SUMPTER MINER. THE SUMPTER MINER. Published livery Wednesday by , II. MAHSII and J. W. CONNKI.LA, dir tfnmllon iliruugh tlir null trcifflJ reon, cl pni" Yrif Sl SUHSCMU'riONMATI-S Muniht AIWAVS IN AllYASCU LIS I'AKMIiKS ;irmiiid Walla Walla arc re-1 ported to be buying mines. It's a Iomk .shot proposition that thev get a choice col lection ol "gold bricks." DOWN at Vale, the county seat, the lirst issue of the Malheur County Her ald was published September n, by V. Plughoff. It is both all home print and all right. NliWSPAPhH people ill the Grand Monde valley are luxuriatiiiK in (rult, contributed by charitable neighboring tanners, and the local columns are crowd ed with sugarv words of thank. Illl Maker City Democrat editorially announces in mixed metaphor the arrival here of the "boomers." Strange to say, however, though true it Is, the boom ar rived sixty or nlnetv davs ahead ot the alleged boomers. I III HI. is a prospect near Sumpter, now b...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Oregon, United States
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