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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 10 July 1901

Wednesday, July 10, 1901 THE SUMPTER MINER OUR CELEBRATION. Big .Crowd Gathered Here Highly Pleased. The Fourth of July celebration in 'Sumpter was entirely tmcccsxful. The men who had chnrgo of the nffnir, in every branch, performed their duties -well and deserve the tlmnks of the en tire community. People enmo in from every direction, were well cared for, continuously entertained and went away in n good humor with Sumpter and her citizens. One feature of the day, particularly, is worthy of commen dation ; thero wero no long delays be tween events to tiro the waiting crowd. From the moment tho procession started on its march in tho forenoon until tho greased pig was caught in tho twilight of evening, the program and tho crowd wero kept moving. Of course, tho leading feature, the big event of the day, was tho rock drill ing contest. Five teams entered, who drilled in this erder: Taggcrt and Ken nedy, linker City, 27 inches j Hall and Itossmnn, llalxluy-Klkhorn, U8J inches; licttleri...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Oregon, United States
Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 10 July 1901

THE SUMPTER MINER Wednesday, July 10, 1901 XMAMMMMMMHMM MWMMKKnMPlMMMX... MPMXMXMMM.M.Kn I OZOCERITE. MINERAL WAX. IO $15,000 Ssh To be Given Away 5 ? SI m luiAKMX. ? jY Y" risV JfP i WW vB? 3j9c 2,000,000.wnd RECKON, IN OHIO, MASS.. AND IOWA. WMAT DO YOU ESTIMATE? THE PRESS PUBLISHING ASSOCIATION Will Give $15,000 ID l,UUU uasn mill in inoso iiiiikiiij,' mo neuresi esti mates 1111 thu combined Ofiiciul Vote of OHIO, MASSACHUSETTS and IOWA, cast for Gov ernor 011 thu full day or November, 11)01. E-tiiuutu the total vote in these three States combined for Governor ntiil send your estiiuuto mill 'mik-criiitioii to THE SUMPTER MINER mid you will receive a eertiiieatu which will en title you to participate in the distribution of thu 815,000 to lie awarded by the Press Publishing Association, of Detroit, Mich., to those making the iicnru.it estimates of the Oliicial Vote for Gov ernor in thu states of Ohio, Massachusetts and Iowa, to lie determined liy tho Election to he held on the Oth ...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Oregon, United States
Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 10 July 1901

Wednesday, July 10, 1901 THE SUMPTER MINER 1 1 f TREASURE VAULTS FOUND. Fairy Story of the Discovery of Bullion Hid by the Incas. Hero is nn interesting hot nir story Mint comes down from l'uiiet Sound : News of vnct wealth hidden in vaults by thu Incan, in Smith America, has reached llort Towncoiul, according to .T. C. 'Greer, who recently arrived from that city, and as is usual in such eases, every one who has heard of it is fulling over himself in an endeavor to get in on tlm ground floor of the party who intend to search for it. Tho news arrived by letter from David Luescum to a member of a prominent shipping firm of Port Towusend. Lues cum claims in his letter that an Italian named Juan Soniboritio had in his pos session a chart showing the exact loca tion of tho hidden treasure, tho esti mated valuo of which is many millions of dollars, and that he had bought it of him for 60,000 soles. According to the chart, tho spot where the treasure is buried is marked by a pyramid which ...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Oregon, United States
Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 10 July 1901

Wednesday, July 10, 1901 12 THE SUMPTER MINER TALK OF THE TOWN. TI10 lirlck work on tlio new lintel in nearly iIiiIhIilmI. Hoy Miller returned UiIh afternoon from it trip to Lit flnmile. Dr. TnjKi c-iiiiik in thin afternoon from Hot Ijikt'. lie HityH lie Imnii't nturted on tliu liltf liotel yet. Mrn. Smlio Wlilto Iiiih koiiu to her for mer liornu nt Oregon City, to uttend tlio nuirrliio of her Hintor. Mr. mid Mrx liert Hohh mini) up from linker City (IiIm afternoon, to vlnil tliu lutterV motlier, Mm. Tedrowe. Mrn. Dan Mcl.iiunlillii and elilldren left Monday for tlielr former lionui in fieneHce, Idalio, on a neveral wi'i'kn vinit. Hun (irillltli returned yenterday from California, m hero hu Iiiih lieen for hiiiiio moiitliH pant looking after IiIh milling in terentn there. A. M. Keltle pawi'il through town yesterday on III wny lo the Miiiiu pliu'erc, aeeoiiipaiiied hy ('. M. Kohter, of Maker City, who will nurvey the t'hiliiiH. A ear load of maehinery arrived yec tenlay for the Ohio,...

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. — 17 July 1901

THE SUMPTER MINER VOL. II. SUMPTER, OREGON, JULY 17, 1901 NO. 4S CRACKER AND CABLE COVE: SCENES OF GREAT ACTIVITY MINING DEVELOPMENT. IN Many Promising New Properties Being Opened Up Some Old Mines Re suming Operations Roads to Be Built This Season Will Give Cable Cove District Renewed Impetus. Among ninny others who Imvo liecn in tho Cablo Cove district recently, 1h Al Hillier, interested with Dr. Fisher and Major Glisun in tho Golden lttilu mine, located there. In u brief review of his trip, Mr. Hillier speaks of tho War Eaglo, which is being worked by Major Glisan, just above tho Golconda power Iiouho on tho Cove road. Thlti vein in a parallel to the Golconda ledge and at tho present time Ih opened by a 150 foot tunnel and a shaft 50 feet in depth. A new working tunnel is being started to catch the botton of thin shaft. The War Eagle has good values on tho sur- faco and a largo ledge below, and is thought will make another mine. Indications of new life around the Sil ver Dick roi...

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. — 17 July 1901

THE SUMPTER MINER Wednesday, July .7. 190' t JOHN DAY FOSSILS. Scientists Now Exploring These Deposits. Dr. John C. Mcrrluin, of tlio Univcr ulty of Cnlifnrnln, wiih in Portland yin tunluy on IiIh nuy (o tint John Day vnl lny, m'Iktm lid will fpcnd the next fix mtc'Ijh limiting for fo-niln in tlio fnmoiiH ruttliwiiikii IhmIh of Hint tllntrlct. No will )k iMToinpiinlt'il I iy I'nifrwor T. II. Knowlloti, of thu United Stiiten p'oloi nil Hiirvcy, who uxpectH to incut liim at Tim Dalli'H tomorrow. 'J'IiIh Ih I'rofccHor KiiowIIoii'h firnt trli to tlio John Day country, lint Dr. Mer rliiin Iiiih vlHlti'd it twicu hcfnro. Thin year t lit expedition wan orj:anircd liy I'rofeHHor Knowlton, who in lntor!ntcd in collectlnj; thu leaven of fopeil jilantH, in which linn of work ho in an export. Many upcoioH of tlio hoqnola are to ho found there, not tlio(.'liintlc, hut rotated Hpeeien; together with liemlock luaveH and extinct fume, all of which aro In the tertiary formation. I.unt year u fot-nil...

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. — 17 July 1901

Wednesday, July 17, i.)oi THE SUMPTER MINER AN INVITATION TO 2p esr r ! PEOPLE AT HOME I YOU HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO GET IN ON A GOOD THING BY BUYING STOCK IN THE t3itjsiittM Gipsy King Gold Mines Company Shares Non-Assessable 4 a4tiwim-ts GyAiyBoy. JLOHU 1 rs7. ftl''fmli1Artj.LHr 7- WHHMM' v ji : , UMJIM J J .C .f . - p ' - J - s jr jvTjmtr 1 $1 1 nw f m4( W&W BuUiitb fr A ii, SSSyiyMniaWB WWWW tZvmvrGMrjeA PMUVvftv. . &L ' r , 1 sstrrvrsirr ovr, Im y tfju rMltiMflf r.-r-rr rj-.-.-r--.-. g!ff.5aE$r g aWA.I J.. ,-A, SMcroe 7fotsf AoMirry Gypsy AMt Goto AfS Gory. COLORADO is a rich state because stock in its great mines are owned by residents of that state. Some Oregon mines are going to make fortunes for their owners, and the GIPSY KING management hopes that citizens of the Webfoot state will not fail to grasp the opportunity to share in these fortunes. There is no question but what the GIPSY KING is the most promising prospect in this district. During the past few days a won...

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. — 17 July 1901

p ill THE SUMPTER MINER Wednesday, July 171901 The Sumpter Miner Official Paper of the Town of Stnnpter. I'UIIIIMIUII V.VKU WIIIINGSDAY IIY C. II. MARSH AND J. V. CONNIiLLA SUHSCHII'tlON KAirS One Year Six Month tit.OO i.5 ALWAYS IN ADVANCI.. I'ntrrr6 nt the pntlriftlce In Sumpter, Orecon, lur Irannmlislon tl.rouRh the mill an teconJ cl.iti 1111 IT, 'I'm: MiMiit Hii;'ii'ntH tlmt tlm innnuy loft ovur from I ho Fourth of .July i-t-Us-briitlnn, iiliotit $8!), ltd turned into tliu lluiut rivur ronil fuutl. Who run mik Hi'hl ii liuttor iurMiHU to which to iluvntu It? A I'oltri.ANli uilniii :ior ficuI;m of "IVrtlln" pliiivr rounil. Kvt'ry nno ktiMUH wlmt tint writer uicniiH, lint tint won! in that conucctioii kiiiiiiIh Htninno to earn iKTUhloiued to tin' vurnnenlur o( a uiiuiiiK ri'iiion. riM dinpatcliCH from I'ltlnburn for twodnyrt pant inilicsito tlmt thu ntill;o ninoiiK tin) Mi'i'l unrliiTri Iixih iihhuiihvI jiipintic proportion!, greatly to thti cur prim of the itiauufacturciH, wlin a...

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. — 17 July 1901

Wednesday, July 17, 1901 THE SUMPTER MINER OREGON GAME LAWS Last Legislature Passed Many Amendments. Last winter the Oregon legislature started in to ninoiul tlio game lows of this fituto, resulting in tlio production of a picco of crnisy quilt patch work longer tlmn tlio moral law and more complicat ed than the old Mills tariff net. Tlio law in being gonerally discussed by state papers, which are contradicting each other and correcting themselves regard ing its provisions, in successive issues. Local sportsmon don't know where they aro at and several have asked Tiik Minkk to publish such sections as apply to this region. With a viow to complying with this request, a copy of the act, Houso Hill 110, has been secured and diligently studied. It is a mosinc, without form or design; what is legal in one spot is a crime in another, and a man who is shy of meat and starts out to make a killing is liable to board with the sheriff. Tiik Minkk advises any one who contemplates going hunting o...

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. — 17 July 1901

THE SUMPTER MINER Wednesday, July 17, 1901 OREGON KING CO. Organized by Prominent East ern and Local Men. A new corporation, tlio Oregon King Gold Mining company, wiih ornuniwil at KumpUir on tlio twelfth liiHt. by well known local mill oimtorii parties, (Iiiih nildiiiK uiiotlicr active anil milixtimtial company lo t ho many now operating in tlio Huinpler illMtrlct. Tliu Oregon King utartH out nniler moot favorable aiiHiiceH, 11h preKirty lelng situated In the fiininiiri Cracker Creek ilititrict, adjoining the widl known (iolcomi mine on the Houtli mid eant, and there Ih reanou to liuliuvu that tlio motliur IihIo of the dlHtriut, on which th(! celebrated North Pole, K. fc K., Columbia and tiolcoiida are located, exIeiulH through IIiIh claim. Work In being punheil with vigor, the present H.Vfonl liinnel, which ciiIh a ledge 10 feet in width, xliowlng giMNl valiien, in living extended coniii L'(X) feet, it Ih confidently believed that depth on IIiIh ledge will develop a valuable mine,...

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. — 17 July 1901

Wednesday, July 17, 1901 THE SUMPTER MINER WOMEN MINING OPERATORS. Sex No Bar to Succcu In the Search for Precious Metal. There are six women miners nnd mine owners out west who are regarded ns notnbly successful by men familiar witli tho facts. An Ohio woman, n practical metallurgist, is the active manager and owner of important coal fields und oper- tes a bell foundry. Tho woman commonly referred to as Utah's Silver Queen has lately come into prominenco through owning one of the most productive procrtics in the vicinity of Salt Lake City. The woman stockholder is chief owner, tho main fac tor in all business movements, and de rives a large income from a single mine, the practical output of which she under stands as well as the monetary details. Eastern men who have met the mining queen describe her as largo and rather handsome, extremely fond of dress, and with manners that nro taking, though eccentric. Nobody knows anything of her antecedents, but she is suposed to linvo been bor...

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. — 17 July 1901

8 THE SUMPTER MINER Wednesday, July 171901 SUNRISE MINING COMPANY Capital Stock $1,000,000, Shares $1 Each Stock Fully Paid and Non-As- . sessable 2 500,000 Shares in Treas ury for Development STOCK 3 CENTS PER SHARE $30 PER ONE THOUSAND SHARES J? On August 1 , the price ?" ctnrl uill ha orlwonrorl fmm JIVWI IV III Uki UU V Cll IbCU HUIII three cents per share to four cents per share. Recently the Greenhorn mountains has been the scene of some most wonderful dis coveries. Sylvanite ore run ning into the thousands of dollars per ton has been open ed up. The claims owned by the Sunrise Mining Company are in the very heart of this wonderfully rich mineral zone. Do not delay longer. An investment in a few thousand fly 3IUUC3 Ul OUIIII3C 31U(-I lllciy 'jk make you wealthy. 9l WE EXPECT TO OPEN BY TUN NEL AT A DEPTH OF 500 FEET W. C. Caldek, President A. C. Little, Vice-President Seymour H. Bell, Treasurer E. E. McCammon, Secretary W. F. Dillon, Director SEND FOR ENGINEER'S REPORT- ADDRES...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Oregon, United States
Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 17 July 1901

THE SUMPTER MINER 4 Wednesday, July 17, 1901 CASE FURNITURE CO. MOST COMPLETE STOCK IN EASTERN OREGON 1 Anything usually carried in a First Class House and at . PRICES THAT WILL GET YOUR MONEY Elegant Parlor Suits in great variety at WAY DOWN FIGURES. The Morse Reclining Chair, Valore Uphol stered, $11.00. Ladies Desks from 5.00 up. Office Desks 12.00 and up. Solid Oak Sideboards 15.00 to 30.00 Nothing like them for the money this side of Portland. Splendid new line of Wall Papers and decorations. Mattings, Oil Cloths, Linoleums,All Designs. Rugs, Hammocks, Lawn Furniture, etc., etc, mMw it UNDERTAKING -IN ALL ITS BRANCHES- Visit our Big Store, Price our Goods and be Convinced. CASE FURNITURE CO. SUMPTER, OREGON. OFFICIAL RECORDS. Tlio following instrnmontfl wero filed nt tlio l'akor county court lioueo during tho two wcukH ending .July 17, 1001. WEAL I'STATl! TRANSI LB.S. Warrantydeed-July i.Jnn W Woodard to C M McEwen, lots 19 to 34. blk t. Hellevue aJ to llaker City J Warranty de...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Oregon, United States
Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 17 July 1901

Silicas: THE SUMPTER MINER Wednesday, July 17, 1901 10 DRILLING IN BIG BEND xx $15,000 Ssh To be Given Away Reported Rich Find Is Said Not to Be a Fake. A Hpcciiil from Oiitailo, tlilH comity, to tlui Ori'Koiiiuii, Hiiyn: .Jolmiiiicxliurtf, in tlio !in Ik'IkI of tlio Himko river, jircjiiiifVH to lio 11 real liu mining cuinp itliln it few uccKh. Diiiinonil drill men nro iiiukinu; contractH for their iiiii rlihiUH, anil 11 iiuiiiIkt of pro-iiortlnj,' out fit h will lie-in work in a pliort timu. Tlio fainoiiH inliHi of ('. 0. .Slinror, wlii-ro tlio Mtrlko wan inadi!, will roHiniio work In a day or two. Sinner Iiiih junt onlcri'd ffiOJ.MK) wortli of niaclilncry ami a hundred men will Ixi turtel to work. O. I,, lllckny and .J. II. Kviiiih, of Salt Lake City, will liavn a diamond drill on tlio Kniunil In tun dayn. Nearly mury man, woman ami hoiiiu of tlio children In Ontario are IntercHted In the ground. I'ayetto peoplo liavo nlwi taken liirj;o tractH, and a company forincd by A. WcIIh Ii...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Oregon, United States
Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 17 July 1901

Wednesday, July 17, 1901 THE SUMPTER MINER 11 GOOD CLAIMS IN THE COVE. Northup & Konklt, the Lucky Prospec tor!, Win Out Apia. F. W. Northup mid Clinrlc Kouklu are working two groupn of clniniH about two miles west of llig Linilwr crock, in the Cublo Cove illwtrict, which tlioy re cently located. On one of the, clainiH tin imineiiNo letlgo in eliowi. witli an iron capping, over twenty-live feet in width. A ten foot hole Iiiih been put down on thin without going through the name. A tunnel will Iks driven to reach n body of ore which is thought to bo underneath the capping. On another claim they have nunk about twenty feet on n parallel ledge, eight feet in width, and found a highly mineralized ore, that Im lelng afcayed and 1h thought will hIiow considerable values. The formation is granite andgneiwH, exactly the huhio an found in the ma jority of the proportion in Cable Cove district. Mr. Northup kiivh the veiiiH in the dis trict are blind ones, all covered witli wash and not ea...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Oregon, United States
Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 17 July 1901

rr t 12 THE SUMPTER MINER Wednesday, July 17, 1901 TALK OF THE. TOWN. Mrn. V. J. MIIIh returned from linker City thin afternoon. J. It. Ni.'ill returned t IiIh afternoon from Hot I.ala, wliero Iiu Iiiih been for a week pant. Mrn. Clint', of Glenuood .Spring, Col orado, Ih vinitiiiK liur paruntH, Mr. and Mrn. V. It. Mead. I. T. Malionuy Iiiih returned to Alamo to do the iiH-eHiinent work on diiiniH ho Iiiih located there. Mre. Arthur I'liilhrick and danlitcr, of linker City, aru vinitliiK tlm fonner'H lirother, Colonel .lay Nat IIiiiIhoii. MIhm Katu Myern, u former popular teacher in the Suinpter h'IiooIh, in vielt iiiK her nintcr, Mrn. Neil J. Hnroiir'iiii. lud'o I'.IIIh rundored hiri dcciHion yen tenlny in tlm I'aiihandln cane, in favor of Maker county. It will probably bo aplK-aled. W. II. HoIihoii, of tho Mcrciintilo com pany hcnriiiK IiIm name, Iiiih returned from bin Willamette valley home to re main Hcveral weckn. Mih. V. V. ItobbinHiind children ar rived from .Spokane yentcrd...

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. — 24 July 1901

THE SUMPTER MINER VOL. II. SUMPTER, OREGON, JULY 24, 1901 NO. 46 CONSTRUCT THE ROAD. TIME RIPE FOR ACTION ON BURNT RIVER OUTLET. Pott Office Department Anzioui to Establish Star Route from SumpUr. Save Long Haul from Baker City and Much Coit. What an Official says About the Matter Chance for Business Men's League to Make a Hit. F. C. Wliitnoy, clilof elork of tlio rail way mull service at Portland, was in town yesterday. Ho went out to Whit ney with Joseph Burton, of thu Sumpter Valley railroad, who !h endeavoring to secure a contract for the transportation of mail matter from Sumpter to Wliit noy. It in still a star route. Mr. Whitney stated to a representa tive of Tiik Mini:k that the only reason of which he was aware, as to why the department hesitates to award the eon tract to the railroad is the douht exist ing as to the ability of the railroad to run trains over the steep grades during the winter. It is not known whether or not Mr. Burton succeeded in the task assigned to him ...

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. — 24 July 1901

THE SUMPTER MINER Wednesday, July 24, 1901 I! f f SNAKE RIVER BASIN. David Wilson Says the Find Is all Right. Thu KMkuHiiiiiii'l(uvi()w of reeent (Into )lll)liHlicH thu following ititcrof ttiiK in lorvlow with Diivlil WIIheii: Thu din- JMltO IIM to till! Illlll )f g()lll ill tllU IlIIHill of thu Siinku rivur, above Ontario, in net tlud huyoml iliHputu, in thu opinion of Duviil WIIhoii, ii null known mining mini wlio Ih hack direet from thu hcoiio of thu big Mrlku, anil conliriiiH all tlint Jiiih been xuiil of thu HuIiuh of tliu nuw JCMormlo, "I liavu been opuratint? on tlieeu low JmrH on thu nnaku river for line iM for Jiiuiiy yearn, " liu xiiiil. "Mr. Singer, on wIiohu projH'rty tho recent rich clineovery whh nuitle, Iiiih been working I liens for thu piiHt hIx yearn or moru. Ilu Iihm un dertaken to xink a ulinft to bedroek, hut It iri almoHt liku putting n well in thu bed of thu rivur. Ilu in now down K7 leut. "I hiiw Mr. Singer in Spokane on thu rourth. Ilu told mo that they Mtru...

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. — 24 July 1901

Wednesday, July j, 190, THE SUMPTER MINER HOT WATER AND GAS. From an Artesian Well Union County. in Last week W. J. Townley began bor ing a well on a hiiiiiII elevated mound nt his farm a few miles northwest of Union and about half a mile southeast of the Hot Lake, at n place where there was a small warm Bpring. The sinking wan comparatively easy for the first twenty feet, the drill passing through a soil and gravelly formution, after which a hard sandstone was encountered and into which the well has been sunk for thirty feet, making a total depth of about fifty feet. In sinking, many strange things have been brought to the surface. Hones of various descriptions linvo come up, in cluding those belonging to some species of the Mastodon. Sea shells that were dcosited there when Grande Itoude valley was a neck of the sea are also in evidence. At a depth of forty feet, a lojj one foot in thickness was pierced. In the hard sandstone formation a number of strata some four feet in thick ne...

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. — 24 July 1901

on THE SUMPTER MINER Wednesday, July 24, 1901 i The Sumpter Miner Official Paper of the Town of Sumpter. PUBLISHED BVBht WEDNESDAY BY C. II. MARSH and J. W. CONNELLA sunscnii'TioN rates One Year , Jj.oo Six Months n ALWAYS IN ADVANCB. Entered il tfie poitofKct In Sumpter. Oregon, for transmission through the malls as second clan matter. Nkxt Wtxlnumluy tliln town will bo Ioiik to tlio old foIkH, thoHO Hixty-tlireu yonrti of ago mid over. Tholr tnonuy will 1x3 counterfoil and thoy will 1x3 iih wolcomo iih if tlioy wuru rich relntioiiH and thoir wIIIh drawn In our favor. Tiik Intact pluiHi) of tlio Hchlny-Hnnip-non controvurHy pntH tint latter and IiIh friendri, thu adniliiiHtrntioii naval clitpio, In oven a inorif (loHplnilile lllit than for nuirl;'. Tliero huoiiih to Ihi nearcely a douht lint that Nerrt'tnry Ixiik rewarded Mncliiy with a Hiiu'cttro joh for IiIh hIiui deroiiH nliUHii of Schley in IiIh alleged lilMtory of tlio navy. To It. K, Strahorn (.'onie hack at once, and all wil...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
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