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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 21 March 1900

- Wednesday, March 21, 1900. THE SUMPTER MINER. 11 i-K rv i . I DEMOCRATS MEET HERE. Al Jones Secures County Con vention for April 7. Al Jones went down to Baker City Sat urday to attend a meeting of the demo cratic central committee of this county, and landed the convention In Sumpter be fore he would take a mouthful to eat nothing is said about liquid refreshments. He has done much work for the demo cratic party in this county and has asked for nothing for himself; so when he made this request for his town, the committee voted unanimously to grant it. The convention will be held in Sumpter April 7, when 107 delegates will be in at tendance and no telling how many office seekers and rubbernecks. Mr. Jones will ask the citizens of this camp, irrespective 'of party, to do the handsome thing on the occasion of the first poiitital convention to be held here, to give the delegates cordial reception and hospitable treatment. A banquet will doubtless be tendered them Saturday evening at t...

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. — 21 March 1900

Wednesday, March 21,, 1900 12 THE SUMPTER MINER, TWO MORE COMPANIES. J .- Experienced Men in Control of Good Properties. Wesley Warren and II. A. Mitchell have secured a bond on sW valuable claims In the southern portion of the Cable Cove district, from Martin Gibbons, tile owner. 'I hev are the ( iold Note, Angolia and Ited Ghlef, in one group and (lie Portland, Ohio and Myrtle in another. -l-l. ....... II -..-I. ..II.- I ..r- ,-,,llM. ; '., , , ', , mis to the famous Imperial group, owned by J. C. Young. These properties have been prospected by two open cuts, one shaft and two tunnels, of varying depth. The tunnels are each thirty feet In, with three feet of good ore In the face. An effort was made last fall to secure these properties for Canadian capitalists, but at that time they weie tinder bond to Captain C. H. 'I hompson. That bond lapsed a few days since and Mr. Warren at once tied them up. 'I he price agreed to be paid is s.i id to be $20,000. This group is one of the riche...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Oregon, United States
Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 21 March 1900

Wednesday, March 21, 1900. THE SUMPTER -MINER. ij COUNTY RECORDS. - The following Is the record of official business transacted at the county seat of Baker county for the week ending Tues day, March 20: REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS. Warranty deed Meh i Eitcrt Ellertson to John and Sarah E Richmond, blk 8, Haines, Oregon $ joo Warranty deed Mch to, Llnnle L McMdrrcn ft vlr to PA Mann etal. lots 6 and j, blk t, Stewart'a adn. Baker Cltv 615 Warranty deed Mch 10, W A VanOrmeret ux to T (I Homewood, lota 6 and 7, blk i. Par ker'aadn, Baker City 850 Warranty deed Mch 14, Ina T Harms et vlr to C M Hamm, lots 8 and 9, blk ), Pacific adn. Baker City to Warranty deed Mch 16, Jos Palmer et ux to D S Llltlefield, lots to 14. blk 1 1, Wllovale adn.Baker City too Warranty deed Mch 0, R D McCord et ux to T Thornton et al, n X of lot 4, blk t, Fisher's adn, Baker City 1000 Warranty deed-Mch t, L J Slsley et ux to F L Shaw et al, 10 acres In sec 30, tp 10 s, r 44 Warranty deed Mch is J S Livingston rt ux ...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Oregon, United States
Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 21 March 1900

Wednesday, March 21, 1900 C THE SUMPTER MINER. 4 INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS. City Council at Work on This Important Matter. the city council at Its meeting Saturday evening put hi most of Its time very profitably In considering matters pertain iiiK to Internal Improvements, street grading and paving, sewers, signs and so forth. Messrs. Robblns and Nell, of the prop erty owners committee, who are looking after the matter of paving Granite and Mill streets, appeared before the council and asked that the city establish street grades. The reepjest was promptly granted and the attorney was instructed to draft an ordinance, covering not only these two thoroughfares, but all the principal streets of the town. The city engineer will do the work at the expense of the city. The attorney was also instructed to draw an ordinance regulating the placing of signs over business houses, prohibiting those extending across and others ob structing sidewalks. 'Hie proper committee was asked to make an Invest...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Oregon, United States
Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 21 March 1900

Wednesday, March 21, 1900. THE SUMPTER MINER. NOTICE OF APPLICATION F.OR PATENT. ( United States Land Office, I La Grande, Oregon, January 15,1900. Notice Is hereby given, that William Smith, whole rostoflice address Is Baker City, Baker county. Ore eon, In behalf of himself and his co-owners, Fred Rnuth, W. S. Powers, and John L. Sullivan, has filed an application for patent for the lode mining claim called the Myrtle quarts mine, situated In no orga nlied mining district. Baker count)', Oregon, and designated by the field notes and official plat on file In this office as Mineral Survey No. 175 In section two, township nine south, range thirty-six E. W. M.,sald Mineral Survey No. 175 being described as follows (magnetic variation being from to degrees 15 minutes to 10 degrees 15 minutes east): Commencing for a description of the exterior boun daries of the Mvrtle quarts claim at Cor No. t of this survey. Identical with the NEcorof location, the sec cor between sections 1 and a tp 9...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Oregon, United States
Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 21 March 1900

i6 f TALKpF ifafe TOWN: Miss Haft, of Baker City, is visiting Mrs. Hurt. Dr. Fred Mi Stfae left Mon Jay for Port land, to reslder' Dr. Greenlee, dentist, Is located over the Sumpter Drug company store. J. J. Penhale went to Baker City yes terday on a business trip, he says. Joe Mlkel lias returnid from a trip to Spokane, Portland and San Francisco. Miss Minnie Moellcr, of Baker City, spent several days in Sumpter tills week. Attorney Richards has moved his of fice to the front suite over the First Bank of Sumpter. " John F. Hosklns.the mining man. lias returned from Portland, where lie lias been for two months. A. Mohr has formed a partnership with F. A. Williamson, recently from Spokane, in the brokerage business. Mrs. Sadie While left Sunday for Port laud on business and pleasure, expecting to be absent a couple of weeks. Colonel J. II. Haley, a banker of Pen dleton, was in Sumpter tills week, headed for Lawton, where lie holds property In terests. Carl I:. Ileise, of San Francisc...

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. — 28 March 1900

WE MINER. VOL I. SUMPTER, OREGON, MARCH 28, 1900. NO. 29. SUMPTER -- COLORADO TRANSFER This Strong Company Enters the Sumpter, Field. OUTFIT OF 400 HORSES Manager Henry Clay Willis Already-Here Hat ArrangMor Corral and Slit tracks First Lot -of Hones and Equip ment Will Arrive in Two or Three Days Wide Scope of Business Contem plated One Hundred Men Coming From Colorado. In another column of this issue men tion is made of a large freighting outfit to come here. Since that was written, the manager, H. C. Willis, hasarrlved and at once commenced active preparation for the reception of a force of men, horses and mules, which will arrive within two or three days. This new enterprise is in reality a part of the Colorado Transfer company, of Crip pie Creek, and as such will be known in this section hereafter, where it expects to largely control the business -of heavy freighting from Sumpter to the various towns and mines north, west and south of here. In conversation with a MINER man Mr. ...

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. — 28 March 1900

Wednesday, March 28, 1900 THE SUMPTER MINER. LOCALS FROM LA WTON Newspaper and Church But No Postoffice Or Saloon. The first number of the l.awton Stand ard was issued Friday, Frank G. Hull, editor. It is customary to throw a boquet at every newspaper that makes its ap pearance, and Till: MlNliK herewith tosses its floral offering to the Standard not be cause it is customary, however, but be cause it Is a rattling good paper. One fa miliar with the technique of the business, mechanically and editorially, can see at a glance that Mr. Hull Is dead onto his job. I hat his head is level, tills from his intro ductory remarks Is submitted as proef: "Our politics is the development of this country, and, incidentally, the enlarge ment of our bank account." Then he makes some remarks about the paper be ing all home print that "ring the bell," hut will undoubtedly be considered by some newspaper people to be pointed re flections on their judgment. 1 he follow ing news paragraphs are taken fro...

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. — 28 March 1900

Wednesday, March 28, 1900. THE SUMPTER MINER. GATHERED AT GRANITE. The WE BUY ALL OUR GOODS IN CARLOAD LOTS WHOLESALE AND RETAIL Two Tickets Nominated For the Election April 9. Two municipal tickets have been nomi nated at Granite, Grant Thornburg, head log the citizen's ticket as candidate for mayor, and W. A. White, the school teacher, the people's ticket. Several of the other candidates are on both tickets. The election will be held Monday, April 9. Grant Thornburg will let the contract In a few days for building a large stone and cement reservoir, 30x80 feet, on the hill just above town, tor his system of water works, which he consideres the best of any small town in the state. Large mains will also be laid throughout the town at once. The Gem. Walter Crone was In this week from the Golden Slipper group of quartz claims, where a large amount of development work Is being done. This property con sists of the Golden Slipper, Cinderella, John C, and Fannie C. claims and is owned by ...

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. — 28 March 1900

I Wednes .ay,.Marcrt..28, 1900 THE SUMPTER MINER. The' Sumpter Miner PUIIllSIUHl LVr.kV WMJNRMHY HV C. H. MAHSII and J. W. CONNELLA SUIISCRM'TION MATI.S One Yfr Six Atonttis ALWAYS I AllVANCI'. I nlerr J at the rnttnnlce In Sumpter, Oregon, for transmission tttriiuch (lie mills as second class waller. Nm P. MURRAY, Amyer &nd Chemist, I am prepared lo make tells on free milling ore giving the per cent of Its value that may be extracted by the free milling process, also the degree to which ore may be concentrated. Mints Eiimlntd and ftioortid en. Results of assays Riven only to the persons leaving SUMI'TliK'S first political convention j will be twins. The populists will also, meet here, fit Hit- time of the democratic convention. All .ir- welcome. I I'AI'hRS published In agricultural com-, iiiunitles In this state are saying much of Lite nbout mines paying no taxes. They are exempt In order to "encourage infant j Industries," of course. Isn't that the ac cepted theory of our ridi...

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. — 28 March 1900

Wednesday, March 28, 1900. THE SUMPTER MINER. SUMPTER, OREGON The 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 .. 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 clay 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 Electric light plant, with 60 arc lights and 2000 Incandescent. A most modern $50,000 water system with 30 fire hydrants. Public school buildings and church buildings. One steam laundry. Two savings and one safety deposit bank. Two newspapers. One opera house. -our hotels. Ten restaurants. ...

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. — 28 March 1900

Wednes ay, March 28, 1900 THE SUMPTER MINER. DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION. Sumpter Will Give Delegates Warm Reception. A recent Issue of the Tacnm.i Ledger headed up ;i story about Sumpter's boom with: "An Oregon town that irows nn moss." The truth of this assertion will he demonstrated when the democratic county convention Is held here April 7. Cltiens of Sumpter, without regard to what party they hold allegiance, or whether or not they care a straw for either of the orr.anlalioiis tor the promo tion of the world's most uh'antlc confi dence ('.awe, will take a hand in friendly politics that day and endeavor to lve an exhibition of leliij; "the best people on earth." Central Warren, who lias a record of forty years ot unyielding, turbulent hos tility to the pally, has icxoi;nled the while Han presented by prominent democrats of the town, hi Id a parley with the enemy and consented to suspend hos tilities for twenty-four hours on that oc casion, ,'iitliiK as one ot the reieption committee. ...

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. — 28 March 1900

Wednesday, March 28, 1900. THE SUMPTER MINER. JOHN ARMBRUSTER, President. Wm. STINSON, Vice-President. A. W. ELLIS, Secretary Columbia Brewing & Malting Company INCORPORATED. OPERATED under the management of John Armbruster, one of the most successful and experienced brewmasters in the West. Only the BEST OF MATERIALS used in connection with pure moun tain water exactly adapted for the use. It is not surpassed even by any beer on the market. New Machinery, Ice Plant, Enlarged Stor age Facilities, Etc., Enables Us to Make a Beer Second to None and' Constantly Improving . rjp Furnished in Barrels, Kegs or Bottles. If USE A HOME PRODUCT m 888888 cecsfcs Columbia Brewing & Malting Co., SUMPTER, OREGON. IMPROVING STREETS. Townsite Co. Let Contract for One Mile of Grading. the injunction, thereby permitting the Town Council Proceedings, working of the Helena mine by the do- At the council meeting Saturday even- fendauts, who have been in possession for ,,K nwsi f ,le ,,e wa ccpiei...

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. — 28 March 1900

THE SUMPTER MINER. Wednesday, March 28, 1900 8 MUCH FREIGHT HERE. Big Outfit From Cripple Creek to Haul It. The Sumpter Forwarding company's warehouses here are a sly-lit to behold, In the way of miscellaneous merchandise, furniture, hay, grain, etc., etc., awaiting transportation to points west of Sumpter. Over forty carloads are now stored there and more coming each day, until the For warding company has been obliged to utilize the room beneath the main building until the freight teams relieve Its storage capacity. In conversation with one of the com pany's officials It Is learned that freighters are in no hurry to contract this service, expecting to exact their own price at the right time. In this connection Till: MlNKK man Is told that II. C. Willis, of Grlpple Creek, Colorado, is en route to Sumpter with the largest freighting outfit evr brought Into the country, consisting cf fifty or sixty freight teams and tw entylive head of nack mules, on which he can load from )oo to 400 ...

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. — 28 March 1900

THE SUMPTER MINER. ) Wednesday, March 28, 1900. VINSON'S ADDITION TO SUMPTER W 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 Month. Many Choice Building Locations Still Unsold. & ff SUMPTER is the Commercial and Financial Center of the Famous Eastern Oregon Gold Fieh t g ae 5 3 'TpF 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 postoffice. 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 these lots, but Sumpter citizens will be given the first choice. No favorites will be played here. The entire addition is placed o...

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. — 28 March 1900

THE SUMPTER MINER. Wednesday, March 28, 1900 IO " TOM GRAY RETURS HOME. Became Very Tired Antwering Questions About Sumpter. Tom Gray returned yesterday from a two weeks trip to British Columbia, Washington and Montana points, going as far east as Great Falls In the last named state. He said he got tired an surfing questions about Sumpter; that every wheie he went, lie was besieged by people who want to come here, lie was well loaded with literature about the country, and distributed these tracts to good advantage. Especially did he lind mining men in terested in the district. Hundreds of this class of desirable dtieus are hesitating whether to come here or go to Cape Nome. 'I he further they investigate the subject, the better will be Sumpter's chances for catching tills doubting crowd. 'I he impression is growing that too many people ate going to the nmtheri, diggings; that there will not be half a bite for one tenth of those w ho contemplate mailing the expensive ttlp. Mr. Gray f...

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. — 28 March 1900

Wednesday, March 28, 1900. THE SUMPTER MINER. 1 1 MUCH WINTER WORK DONE. W. C. Calder Reports On a Trip to the Greenhorn. V. C. Calder returned Sunday evening from a trip Into the Greenhorn country, the first time he has been out there since last fall. Prom here to near Granite, he says, the snow has nil disappeared from the south and east slopes, which reveals the large amount of worl which has been done during the winter. All along on either side of the road many new claim stakes have been set, old ones changed and prospects relocated; while on scores of properties assessment and development work lias been done during the past four months. At Granite he found nlively,busycnnip. A number of substantial buildings have been erected, but operations along this line have been hampered by the lack of lumber. Law ton, he thinks, will make a good camp, too, surrounded as It is by a group of dividend paying mines. The promo ters of the enterprise are pi ogresslve, en ergetic men who are pus...

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 March 1900

THE SUMPTER MINER. Wednesday, March 28, 1900 12 NOW IS TIME TO COME. Hundreds of Prospectors Leav ing for the Hills. He who wrett: "The flowers tlmt bloom in the spring, trn l.i, have nothing to Jo with the case," knew nothing about the affairs of a mining camp. Here they have everything to do with It the nil ab sorbing, mind centering, energy arousing, hope fed case. It Is when the flowers bloom in (lie spring, along the banks of limpid streams and high up on mountain sides tli.it the prospector gets his outfit to gether, packs his burro and starts out in search of the gold ledge the most fasci Dating calling that has ever engaged hu man effort. That Is the life, the soul of a camp. The developed mine has little or no Inter est for the camp, except on pay day; is a chestnut, a sure thing. It is the new find that makes another millionaire which arouses all the interest, absorbs all the earnest thought of a mining community, the motive power that moves others to play at this laboriou...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Oregon, United States
Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 28 March 1900

Wednesday, March 28, 1900. THE SUMPTER MINER. 1 1 wm V '- -lU ri-1 .acpimpr,-Eyoqg3g ; r :?-L jPr?lf.3r7.?vr v. The following is the record of official business transacted at the county seat of Baiter county for the week ending Tues day, March 27: REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS. Warranty deed Jan iS. O O Btnson eftix to Thos McEwen, lot t blk 6, Sumpter. , ..;.'; .$ tSo Warranty deed-Mch, T7. W J Hughes to-DavM . Jones, lots 4 and f, blk i, Brattam & Mc Comas' adn. Baker City i Warranty deed Mch 6, W R Hawtey et ux to I' Bssche, w jj.j ft o( lot 18, blk it, Sumpter Heights a Jn i;o Warranty deed Jan ar. Sum pier T Co Ld to S J Rodkevi lot 6, blk ). South Sumpter adn.. Warranty deed Jan 17. Sumpter T Co Ld to S J RoJkey, 19 lots In S T S's First adn Warranty deed Feb t, Sumpter T Co l.J to S J Rudkey, blk 17 and Its 6, 7 and 8, blk tg, S T S's Watren Heights adn Warrenty Jeed-Mch ij, P DeRoo to C P Haner. lot 4. blk E. DeRoo's adn, tlaker City Warranty deed-Mch 1 1. 1' DeRoo to J M Col- t...

Publication Title: Sumpter Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Oregon, United States
Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 28 March 1900

THE SUMPTER MINER. Wednesday, March 28, 1900 14 FIELD FOR DREDGING. This Modern Method Will Be Adopted Here. "Gold dredging Is an Industry that is bound to assume great proportions in the Northwest within n very short time." 'I lie speaker was I:. H. Cooper, the consulting and prospecting engneer of the I'omeroy Gold Dredge company, now operating on Burnt river. Mr. Cooper is a guest at the Mlneowners' club. 'I here is a great future In this state for gold dredging, Mr. Cooper says. Where only a short time ago there were two dredges along the entire coast, there are now thirty. Twenty-Jive of these are operating in Idaho, Montana, California, Oregon and five In Colorado. Australia has 200 dredges hi operation. 'I lie public generally has a very Indefi nite Idea about (lie manner in which gold dredges are operated. In the first place, it costs a fortune to build one. 'twenty seven carlo. ids of material were needed for one of the dredges built by the I'ome roy company along Hurut riv...

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