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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 28 February 1900

Wednesday, February 28, 1900. THE SUMPTER MINER. 11 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR , .rift ZX"?, U. S. PATENT. United itates Mineral Survey No. j66. Application No. aou. United Sulci Land Office. I La Grande, Oregon, Jan. so. tuoo. Notlce li hereby given that In pursuance with the ad ot Congress approved May 10, i8?t, the Colum ns uou mining company, a corporation July orga nlted ana existing un jer and by virtue ol the laws ol the state ol Oregon, whose pott office Is Sumpler. DrnunJ I. ihm hundred feet In width on the north side of the lode and three hundred feet In width on the south side ol the lode. . , The notice ot location ol said Lilac quarti mine Is ol record In the office ol the recorder ol conve) ances ol Baker county, Oregon, at Baker City, In book I ol records ot quart! mining locations at page 160. Adjoining claims: On the east by the Bunker Hill Lode Sur tig. on tht west by the Myrtle Lode Sur it,. Adjacent claims: On the NW Is the I'edro Lode and on the SW Is the Montetu...

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. — 28 February 1900

THE SUMPTER MINER. Wednesday, February 28, 1900 TALK OF THE TOWN. I R. R. Krwln returned home Monday i I nfter an absence of a month or six weeks, Miss Lulu Jett is ill at her home w itl J spent In Portland and vicinity. He says some 01 ine rusty money irom tnai town ' ' , ,, ,, 1 Is slowly finding its way to Sumpter. Mrs W. L. Vinson returned home some ... ., , ,, , , das since from Portland. W' M' S,crll"K' ,he1 SMumPter or" ,. ., .. ,, 1 warding company, returned Monday from I. P. O'Neal is seriously sick with '., very SUCCe,sfu, bll!jne!lS trp 0f lwo pneumonia at Hotel (jrlttin. j weeks to Huntington and other points. Dr. I'earce lias moved his office to the m., partner, R. W. Frame, left for a few second floor of the Basche block. j.,ys trip Immediately after Mr. Sterling j Dr. Greenlee, dentist, Is located over j returned, the Sumpter Drug company store, i Mrs. Robblns, wife of J. H. Robbins "Uncle" Hill lurner came In yesterday president of the First bank of Sumpter, Irom Hak...

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. — 7 March 1900

SUMPTER MINER. I I I I I I I LJ 3?r' i VOL I. SUMPTER, OREGON, MARCH 7, 1900. NO. 26. II 1; POSTOFFICE CHANGE. FRANK G. JEWRTT HAS BEEN AP POINTED POSTMASTER. Mr. Kahler Resigned More Than a Month Ago Tired of Public Complaint! and no Relief From tbc Slow Department Spirited Contest to Secure New Location of the Office Mr. Jewctt Makes no Statement. Frank G. Jewett received notice a few days since that he had been appointed postmaster for Sumpter. His commission has not yet arrived; as soon as it does he will take charge of the office. Postmaster Kahler forwarded his resig nation to the department more than a month ago, having become tired of public complaints about the Inefficiency of the service, for which he was in no way to blame. All departments of the geuer.il government are notoriously slow and the postoflice department has persistently ne glected to make proper provisions for at tending to the rapidly Increasing buslne-s of this office. Mr. Kahler has repeatedly urged the im...

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. — 7 March 1900

THE SUMPTER MINER. Wednesday, March 7, 1900 TIMBER UNO, ACT JUNE j, r8,.-NOTICE IOR PUBLICATION. I United Slates Land Office. I La Grande, Oregon, January 1. 1900. Notice li here by given tint In compliance with the provisions ol the act ul Congress of June ), 1878, entllleJ "An act for the tale ol timber lan.li In the slates ol California, Orexon, Nevada, and Washing ton Territory," at extended to all the Public LanJ Males by acl of August 4, 1M1 KOXIII A. MOULTON. ol La Grande, county of Union, State ol Oregon, hat nit uay mej in tins onice lilt tworn statement no. 6p, lor the purchase ol the lott t, and 1 anJ tw 1-4 nei-tol tecllon No. )6 In townthlp No. 8 toulh, range No. l W M., and will offer prool to thow that the lani tought It more valuable for lit timber or tlone than lor agricultural purposes, anJ to etlabllth hit claim losal.f land before the Register and Re eel it 1 ol thlt ullice at La liran Je, Oregon, on I rl Jay, the ifcih Jay ol March, urn. lie namet at witnesses: ...

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. — 7 March 1900

THE SUMPTER MINER. B-J Wednesday, March 7, 1900. OPINION ON SUMPTER. Butte Man Says It Is the Best Camp in the West. "Without disparaging In any way the splendid possibilities of the many mining camps of Montana, I believe that Sumpter, Oregon, Is the best poor man's country in the whole west today," said W. F. Cob ban to an inter-Mountain reporter this morning. Mr. Cobban returned yester day from the new mining camp which is attracting almost as much attention In the mining world as Cape Nome. In fact Mr. Cobban believes that Sumpter will share equally in the big rush to the Alaskan digglns. "I visited Sumpter last October," con tinued Mr. Cobban "and I was greatly surprised at the change since then. The town nas a population of 3500, with sev eral fine buildings that would be a credit to a town ten times Its size. Although several saw and planing mills have been working night and day to supply the de mand for lumber for new buildings, the demand Is 25 per cent greater than the sui...

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. — 7 March 1900

Wednesday, March 7, 1900 THE SUMPTER MINER. I The Sumpter Miner I'UllLIMII.I) LVIUV WI.DSISDAV llV II. MARSH and J. W. CONNEI.LA SUIISCKII'IION IMTI.S One Year ., Six Monlhs1,. I.JJ ALWAY IS AIIVANCR. l.ntereJ at the itonlce In Sumpter, Oregon, ir irantmlstluii itirfjuif li llir mail at seconj class mailer. Till5 way the editors of patent In and outside, holler plate, hack number papcr.s I I i this vicinity are tossing floral offerings at cacti other of late, reminds one of the kettle calling the pot white. 1 I Till: townsltc proprietors up Granite 1 way have already heguii the Inevitable ' jaw hone contest between rival towns. It will he a case of the survival of the littcst; j all three can't .survive and prosper. AM. soldiers are indignant over the J treatment accorded the brave Uoer general , by the commander ol the English army, ', In humiliating him upon (lie occasslou of his recent unconditional surrender. With jooo troops he had held out ten days , against Ine English army 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. — 7 March 1900

Wednesday, March 7, 1900. THE SUMPTER MINER. A) SUMPTER OREGON The Johannesburg of America "There is a Tide in the Affairs of Men, Which, Taken at the Flood, Leads1 on to Fortune;" That Time has now Arrived at .. Sumpter, Oregon .. The Mining, Commercial and Financial Center of Eastern Oregon. Population, Feb. 1, 1899, Population, Jan. 1, 1900, Population, July 1, 1900, 171 3,100 10,000 The Brightest Star in the Mining Firmament Sumpter, Golden Sumpter, is surrounded by dividend paying mines. There are ten quartz mills running day and night, turning out thousands of dollars in dividends. The district stands today, for development made, second to none on earth. Sumpter has a Railway Four Saw Mills Three Jewelry stores. Three livery and freighting stables. Electric light plant, with 60 arc lights and 2000 Two drug stores. Three stage, transfer and freighting companies. Incandescents. Three cigar and confectionery stores, and news Six stage lines. A most modern $50,000 water system wit...

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. — 7 March 1900

THE SUMPTER MINER. Wednesday, March 7, 1900 J DYNAMITE EXPLOSION. Blown 40 Feet, Skull Fractured and Is Still Alive. Willie thawing out some Riant powder last Thursday at the Sumpter Free Gold Mining Company's properties, four miles from town, an explosion occurred, Injur ing one man, several standing near by fortunately escaping. J. J. Filler, the man Injured, was struck on the head by a piece of rock and knocked forty feet down the hill. ' Me came to town unassisted and medical attention was not sought until Friday. lie acted a little queer it times Thursday, hut 1111 special attention was paid to him. Friday he fell on the street, unconscious, and Dr. Hrock was called to attend him. An exiinliiatlnii revealed that the skull had leen fractured, about nu Inch In length, and was pressing on the brain. For immediate relief, the Indentation was raised, the doctor thinking at the time that a trepanning operation would have to be performed. Consciousness was soon regained alter being re...

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. — 7 March 1900

Wednesday, March 7, 1900. THE SUMPTER MINER. H V VINSON'S! ADDITION 606 ' i (' TO SUMPTER YUqmoiyj belli e v bsnb t!il ,xi3? f ??, -r "III " A 7JW fc lit' i 1 v'i ft '!" ' ft I T!' Choice Business and Residence Lots in the Most Rapidly Growing Town on the American Continent. 'Over 50 Business and Residence Lots Sold During the Past Week. Many Choice Building Locations Still Unsold. ,! ? SUMPTER is the Commercial and Financial Center of the Famous Eastern Oregon Gold Fields. & & & W 2 3 ii ) .1 - i ' 'J DESIRABLE property in this town has increased in value four fold during the past three months. In this respect the next ninety days will be a repetition of the last. Vinson's Addition is "close in." It is only 400 feet from the present heart of the business district. It is only two minutes walk from the po'stofflcc. It Is a five-minute walk to the depot. It is conveniently situated relative to electric light and water service. Many outside orders have been received for 'th...

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. — 7 March 1900

Wednesday, March 7. 1900 8 THE SUMPTER MINER. I NOW READY TO BUY ORE. Satisfactory Progrctf Being Mide on Smelter Gnutruction. H, Meinhard, who represents the Union Smelter Manufacturing company, of St. Louis, that Is putting In a plant here, ar rived several days since. He will leave in .1 day or two for a tour of all the sur rounding camps, for the purpose of con tracting for the purchase of ore. The main Idea in erecting a smelter here Is to accommodate small producers, who can not get such freight rates on the railroads that will permit them to ship to reduction works at a distance; as well as the owners of low grade properties. Satisfactory progress is being made In the work of construction. The grading is finished, the foundations are Hearing com pletion and the building Is well under way. The latter will probably be finished this week. This Institution seems to be destined to play an Important part in the develop ment of the mines of this district, enabling those who have not...

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. — 7 March 1900

Wednesday, March 7, 1900. THE SUMPTER MINER. V- T SUMPTER SCHOOLS. Election Monday Increase in Number of Pupils. At the annual school meeting for this district held Monday afternoon, W. W. Looney was elected director for three years, W. R. Hawley for two years and S. H. Durgan clerk, to serve one year. G. W. Jett, deputy clerk, furnishes THE MINER with the following facts and figures regarding this school district. Ths total amout of money received dur ing the school year from all sources was 3,324.1 1; disbursements $2,798.74, leav ing a balance on hand of $528.37. The school census just taken shows the number of children of school age in the district to be 375, 200 males and 175 fe males. According to the census of last year there were 153; an Increase of 222, or iso per cent. This Is no basis on which to figure the increase in population, however, for the reason that a large pro portion of new comers have not yet brought their families here to reside, for the reason that it is Im...

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. — 7 March 1900

IO THE SUMPTER MINER. Wednesday, March 7, 1900 COUNTY RECORDS. The following !, the record of official business transacted at the county seat of Baker county for the week ending Mon day, March 5: fl'AL I'STATII TWANSIIPS. Warranty drrj-rrb. 6, Alva Crablll tt u to li. I: Uahlll, lot blk i McCrary'i aJn Ma ker City Warramy JfJ-F,b. i, l.ugrnr Way 10 Alva (.rahlll, ll 1 anJaMk aOM:Crary iajn lla Vtt Oly Warranty JrrJ-lrb. vi, I. DfUoo lo Jennlt I. tt 1'. I'uuU'in, lul 1 anj a I'lk "P" Or Mim'i aJn lljkrr Lily warranty JrrJ I rb. 11, Sumplrr Tonllr Co. I.J. In W j. Cjilpp. Il ranj t I'lk iH S. I. .S'. Warrrn Origin aJn Warranty JrrJ Jan. i. I'. lNi.o In William Anjrmin, lint u anj 10 blk "A ' unj vanj 10 Hk'V IMWtaJn llakrr Ulv Wananly JrrJ -rp. 11, Vj. Alice O'Dunnrll rlvlrmU. a. Miiran fl al I'll ''." hlk 4 MlvrrtMraJn. Sumplrr Warranty JrrJ I rl 1, A. W. Clllt rl ux tu K.uUl Sham, lot j Ilk "A" S. 1. '. Jn Munplrr Warranty JrrJ -Irk 10, K. I), AUOirJ el u lnOirrfr a, Mctjitj, itit-i...

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. — 7 March 1900

Wednesday, March 7, 1900. THE SUMPTER. MINER. 11 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR U. S. PATENT. Ap- United Suits Mineral Survey No. 1.67 A. & B, plication No. at. I United Steles UnJ ORice, u ., L . I La Grande, Oregon, Jans), 1900. Notice Is herebj "Iven that In pursuance wltn the ac. ol coigress approved May 10. i8?, the Columbia uold At nlng company, a corporation duly ogar.lied anj existing under and by virtue ol the law or O.. Eon. whose poslotlice Is Sumpter, Uaker county, Hf TO?.' !" mJe "Prllcatlon lor a patent lor the Old Mldd eman and the Tin Horn quarts claim I, and lor the Tin Horn mill site and lor the Cyclone mill site, situated In no organised mining district. In llaker wuuijT, juic 01 uregon, anj jescrifej py tne olhclal plat herewltn posted and by tne held notes on Me In tne ofl.ceot Mr Register of La Grande Land District. State or Orego 1, a. tollons, vli: wltn magnetic varia tions a. m degreis j minutes to ao decrees 10 mln uteteist. Description of exterior boundarie...

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. — 7 March 1900

Wednesday, March 7, 1900 12 THE SUMPTER MINER. TALK OF THE TOWN. J. K. Pardee is spending the week in linker City. Seymour Hell lias been In town again this week, trying to buy a mine. Dr. Greenlee, dentist, Is located over the Sumpter Drug company store. Andrew Jackson Record died this morn ing from n complication of diseases. Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Kills have moved Into tl;cir beautiful new home on North street. J. A. (Jellatly has sold hi' interest in the Golden Eagle hotel to Mr. Bruce-, of Portland. Mr. Armstrong, of the linn of McCol- lum .V Armstrong, Is dangerously III with pneumonia. John Arnibruster and A. W. Ellis left today for Portland on business connected with the Columbia brewery. General Charles S. Warren left Satur day for Unite, where lie was called by a telegram, on ihiportaut business. A. L. Mcl-ucn. J. A. Mikel, W. II. Carson, II. Alurse, jr., and A. I:. 'I rlnible arc In Spokane this week. E. J. Dwycr has been out In the hills most of the time for a week past, get...

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. — 14 March 1900

THE SUMPTER MINER. VOL I. SUMPTER, OREGON, MARCH 14, 1900. NO. 27. THOUSANDS COMING HERE General Warren Brings Tid ings From the East. SUMPTER THE MAGNET Information Gathered in Montana, Idaho and Washington All Interested in Secur tag Information Case of "Warm Feet" Plan for a Thousand-Stamp Mill at This Point Sufficient Water Power Question of Transportation can be Solved O. R. & N. Will Doubtless Run Trains to This Camp Before Snow Flies. General Warren returned today from a business trip to Butte. He greeted n MINER representatatlve with: "Well, I'm back again, with a pair of as warm feet as ever trod the hot sands of the des ert, yet they have been wading through the slush of half melted snow." In ex planation of this enviable spiritual con dition, expressed in characteristic meta phor, the general talked in this wise: "I spent five days in Rutte, formerly In undisputed possession of the title of 'the greatest camp on earth' and still a good one, too, even if it Is about 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. — 14 March 1900

: THE SUMPTEK MINER. Wednesday, March 14, 1900 .NOTICE OI: APPLICATION PA 'I ENT. von 0- APPLICATION U. S. PATENT. FOR J I'nlleJ States LinJ Oftice, t Li (ir.iriJe,On eon, fanuarv it,, vn. Notice Is herein, given, lint William Smith, whos' -postnttice ajdress Is Haker Ctlt . Haker cnuntv, Ore- j'on, In lehalf ol hlms'll and lit cn-nnerx, I red Knutli. W. S. I'nweis. and John I. Sullivan, has ti'id lu.irljt tlalin. thence s n degrrei4 minutes c 166 patent for the loje mining claim cstleJ the Lilac NOTICE feet, 11 post markeJ "2M&7 II," being corner No. 2 of quart mine, sltuateJ In no nrganleJ mining Jlstrkt, ' Ihe Lxclnne mill site: ttiene t s to Jeirrees 10 minutes Ilaker rountv. Oreenn. nnj JeslcnateJ bv Ihe helJ J wlOofeet to .1 poti m irked "i-iijll,' being corner notes anJ official rial on hi In this office as Mineral) No. j ol the Cv.lnne mill site: thence n it Jtvii-e. t Survet jj5. In sections one anJ Mo In township nine ... . c,, Min,rli qurvev No. 166. Application irnlr...

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. — 14 March 1900

THE SUMPTER MINER. Wednesday, March 14, 1900. BUYING PROSPECTS. Encouraging Exhibition Faith in This District. of It Is reported on the streets, apparently authoritatively, that Captain J. R. Wood has since his arrival here three weeks since, IioukIU fifteen or twenty prospects in tills district. Tie gentleman is now in tlie Greenhorn country and could not he seen to confirm this story. 11 line entirely true, u is in usei me , past two inoulll best practicil recommendation the gold fields of Oregon have yet received. Cap tain Wood is a mining expert of long and varied J experience, of lecognied ability and repute. Ik represents "all kinds of money," and stated to a MINER man on ills first visit here last fall, that lie wished to buy only a developed property; if pos sible, one with a mill on it and a dividend payer. Apparently, the price would cut little figure that is the amount of money required to handle the property if other conditions were favorable and the propo sition of sull...

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. — 14 March 1900

THE SUMPTER MINER. Wednesday, March 14, 1900 a The Sumpter Miner C. II l-UHUMII'll I1VIKV WI'DMiSIMY MY MA MS II A Nli J. W. CONN ELLA .SUIISCHII'TION WATI'S One Vnr SI Mimlhs I.JJ ALWAYS IN ADVANCI. I.nlrrrj it the ottotllcr In Sjmplrr, Oregon, lor Irjnvnlttlah IIhiiukIi Ihe mails as second class matter- given. The Gem shows poor judgment In selecting so conspicuous i source from wlilch to draw boom literature the people will detect the fraud. Its other practice, that of annronrlatiuic MINER matter with- nut rMnp credit is far safer. Granite is Kylhefree mllllngprocess. .Lottie degree to which " " . . . ore may ue conceniraie.1. all right, will grow and thrive on us own j mn Inmimd and Riportid , merits! Its splendid mines will support a Results of assays given only to the persons leaving good town handsomely, and the Camp I work or on their written orJer. needs no such questionable tricks to at tract attention. ' GRANITE, THAT "divine W.P. MURRAY, Asuyer and Chemist, I am prepared...

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. — 14 March 1900

Wednesday,' March' 14, 1900. THE SUMPTER MINER. "iv jm SUMPTER OREGON Tb Johannesburg of America ''There is a Tide in the Affairs of Men, Which, Taken at the Flood, Leads on to Fortune;" That Time has now Arrived at .. Sumpter, Oregon .. n The Mining, Commercial and Financial Center of Eastern Oregon. Population, Feb. 1, 1899, Population, Jan. 1, 1900, Population, July 1, 1900, "'I? 1, 100 I 10,000 J C T(he Brightest Star in the Mining Firmament . 1. Sumpter,-Golden Sumpter, is surrounded by dividend paying mines. There are ten quartz mills running day and night, turning out thousands of dollars in dividends. The district stands today, for development made, second to none on earth. Sumpter has a Railway Pour Saw Mills Three Jewelry stores. Three livery and freightliiK stables. Electric light plant, with 60 arc lights and 2000 Two drug stores. Three stage, transfer and freighting companies. Incandescents. Three cigar and confectionery stores and news Six stage lines. A most 'modern $...

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. — 14 March 1900

THE SUMPTER MINER. Wednesday, March 14, 1900 TAX OF ONE PER CENT. First Municipal Property Tax to Be Levied in Sumpter. The town council at its rcRiilar meeting Saturday evening Instructed the attorney to draft an ordinance providing for levy .ItiK a property tax of one per cent, the proceeds of which are to he devoted to in ternal improvements. 'I his N the lir.st tax to he levicJ on Sumpter property for municipal purposes. A number of im provements are very much needed and only the ever present few chronics will object to paying this tax, the only equit able method of providing for public im provements. Ordinances No. I, new series, prescrib ing the duties and procedure of the coun cil, and No. , fixing the compensation .and duties of the reuirdcr, were p.isscd. These are merely revisions of the old ordinances, making no material change. Tomiray appealed bclore the council and made a very pertinent and sensible tiilk on the importance of doing something to Improve the condition of...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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