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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Sumpter miner. — 22 November 1899

THE SUMPTER MINER V(3l l. SUMPTER, OREGON, NOVEMBER 22, 1899. NO. 11. Lr WATER WORKS BONDS TO DRAW ONLY SIX PER CENT AND SELL AT PAR. Morris 6. Whitehead, of Portland and Den ver, Offer to Take the Entire Issue of $50,000 Run for Twenty Yean Thk it the Seal of Approval Placed on the Sumpter Proposition by Men of Expe rience and Far Reaching Judgment. W. L. Vinson has received an offer from Morris & Whitehead, of Portland and Denver, of par for the entire Issue of water works bonds, f 50,000, to run twenty years and draw six per cent Interest. This proposition was made by F. S. Morris a day or two since, after having Inspected the system, looked into the mining resources of the district and esti mated the prospects of Sumpter, as to its present prosperity and its continued growth and permanency. No class of men are so far seeing as the successful financier who deals in securities, the value of which Is based on the stability of a municipality, and Morris & Whitehead stand at ...

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. — 22 November 1899

THE SUMPTER MINER. Wednesday, November 22, ,1,899 IS SUMPTER A FAKE? So Designated by Butte Paper and Drunken Bum. Sumpter has attained a position of suffi ilcnt importance to inspire an attack from a powerful rival; no less, in fact, than the mud) boasted, acknowledged "(greatest 1 .imp on earth," lititte, Montana. The Inter Mountain, a daily newspaper of that town, publishes In Its issue of No vember lO, under the scare head-line, 'An Oregon Fake," a ludicrously false letter from one, Tim l.owney, dated at Sumpter, November 13, in which he des ignates this town as merely a logging iamp crowded with Idle, hungry men: speaks disparagingly of three of the greatest mines on the continent, the Got uiuda, Red Hoy and Ronana-, says the only good rock he has seen here came from Montana and relieves himself of his entire job lot of similar transparently idiotic falsehoods. 'I III: MlNKK man never heard of Tim l.owney before and could not find any trace of him In any of the hotels or .lodg ...

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. — 22 November 1899

Wednesday, November 22, 1899 THE SUMPTER MINER. SUMPTER HOSPITAL. Ladies Have Raised Nearly $1000 for The Enterprise. The Protestant hospital for Snmpter is now assured, since the ladies who actively had this noble cause in hand re port most liberal subscriptions from nearly every one they have approached, th list of which will be published when they have more completely canvassed the terri tory Intended. At this time, however, they have J926 guaranteed. The site will be immediately selected and the building commenced as soon as lumber can be secured. Mrs. Jacobs and Mrs. Creighton, two ladies of the Portland White Cross so ciety visiting here, have agreed to furnish completely, a private room, and also to pay the fare of a nurse from Portland; the only condition being that the nurse may wear the badge of their society In the hospital. Three other parties have also agreed to furnish private rooms to be used by such patients as can afford quar ters separate from the wards. Space this...

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. — 22 November 1899

THE SUMPTER MINER. Wednesday, November 22, 1899 TL Qi irvr-v4- M!-ij-k- nu""',e' warrants- Mr. Holland not be I IIC OUmpiCr I IINcring able to reach an agreement with the i services of an attorney and will proceed . ... ... .1 .... 1 11.. 11 Official Paper of the Town of Sumpter. to get at the matter legally." nr Vmf Sit M'mlln sunMiPU'rios'iMU s ALWAYS IS AIIVASI.I. $2 Ift l.fj III: WHO builds here a substantial house, uniiMii i ivipv widmsiiat nv euulmied w th a modern convert ences. Is II. MAMsh and J. W. LONNI.U A.llie one who will reap the greatest profit from his Investment. Soon there will be no demand for cheap, make shift struct ures and they will either not rent at all, or at a price that will not pay a reasonable interest on the money they cost. This may appear to be a far fetched conclusion, judged by the present persistent demand for anything in the shape of a house, but this has been tile history of all new towns that have become permanent and prosper ous and will sure...

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. — 22 November 1899

Wednesday, November 22, 1899 THE SUMPTER MINER. r' DIADEM DEVELOPMENT Sold to Montana Miner Who Will Work It. The Diadem property, consisting of that claim and the adjoining one, located on Greenhorn mountain about half a mile north of the Banzette mine and some twenty-three miles southwest of Sump ter, was last week purchased by J. K. Pardee, a prominent Phillpsburg, Mon tana, mining operator, who has been In this district for the past two weeks. The property had two shafts of seventy-five feet and sixteen feet respectively, when acquired. The immediate develop ment work will include the further sink ing on the i6-foot shaft to the ioo-foot level, which work will be done by con tract, bids for which are being received at this time. From three assays which Mr. Pardee had made by a local assayer, on ore taken from the i6-foot shaft, the results showed 5351.26, J210.20 and S269.10, the latter assay carrying fifty-six per cent lead in addition to the value given in gold and sliver. The...

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. — 22 November 1899

THE SUMPTER MINER. Wednesday, November 22, 1899 COUNTY RECORDS. Irutrumtnti Filed whh the OffkUU at the Court Houk. The following is the record of official business transacted at the county seat of Baker county for the week ending Mon day, November 20: RKAL l-STATH TRANSFERS. Warranty dccd-Oct 21, MJ Munro et ux to Edna Miller, lot 3 blk 2, Sumpter Heights add, Sumpter... 400 Warranty deed Nov 14, Jane Mc Kinney to Frank Lent, w tf sw !i sec 14 ti 10 s. r v e 600 Quit claim decd-Nov 10. W J l.achncr et ux to W A Papoon, lots 1 to 5 blk 2, Hrattaln cV Mc Comas' add, Baker City 1 Warranty deed Nov 4, FW Maker to Eugene Way, all blk 4, Stew art's add, Maker City 850 Patent July 15, United States to I C laylor, lots 1 and 2 se ,' ue H and ne '( se H sec 1 1 tp 8 s, r j8e Warranty deed Nov 2, I. M l.evee et al to Andrew Uewar.lots 7 mid 8 blk 3, Sumpter Height add, Sumpter 750 Warranty deed Nov 17, Jas K Garren et ux to Win E Garren, s w )i and w i se A and sw H 11 e U sec 7 In u s. r do...

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. — 22 November 1899

Wednesday, November 22, 1899 THE SUMPTER MINER. TIMBER LAND, ACT JUNE 3, 1878. -NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION. J! I United Stiles Land Office, ! U Grande, Oregon, Nov. 1, 1800. Notice If hereby riven that In cornelianc a with the provisions of the act ol Congress ol June 1, i8t8, entitle J "An set for the sale of timber lands In the states of California, Oregon, Nevada and Washing ton Territory, EDWARD E. HAUSER. of Sumpler, County of Baker, State of Oregon, has this day filed In this office his sworn statement No. ffn.for the purchase of the s swjjsec ttandn ' 1 nw i of sec No. 1 1, In township No. 9 south.range No. j6 h W M, and will offer proof to show that the land sought Is more valuable for Its timber or stone than for agricultural purposes, and to establish his claim to said land before the Register and Receiver ol this office at La Urande, Oregon, on Monday, the Slh day of February, tooo. , He names as witnesses: Alvin P. Jones, Sam R. .Mott. James A. Grainger, John L. Sullivan, al...

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. — 22 November 1899

8 THE SUMPTER MINER. Wednesday, November 22, 1899 TALK OF THE TOWN. Captain C. H. Thompson returned from Spokane this week. W. S. Bowers; of Baker City, was among the visitors In Sumpter this week. Subscribers to the Seattle Times can Ket their papers by calling at Folsom's news stand. R. R. Erwln returned from Portland Friday. He is at the mine near Susan vllle this week. Dr. E. M. Anderson, a new arrival from Portland, Is here with the Intention of locating permanently. Cecil Hoseason has opened a well ap pointed fish and poultry market on Cen ter street, opposite McEwen's barn. E. A. Smith, who left here some days since to expert a mine In southern Oregon, Is reported to be at the point of death In Portland. Monday's business at the postolfice was the largest In the history of that ottice, being IJ.7). A number of boxes are being put in and the quarters enlarged. Dr. J. B. Pilkiugton, a former resident of Portland, cnnc up Tuesday evening and states his Intention of locating here...

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. — 29 November 1899

. THE SUMPTER MINER. VOL. I. SUMPTER, OREGON, NOVEMBER 29, 1899. NO. 12. F u-'' CANADIAN CAPITAL Has Begun to be Invested in Sumpter Mines. BUYS THE SNOW BIRD Colonel E. & Topping , of Trail, British Columbia, Will Arrive Today and Make Final Payment on That Property Will be Developed by a Financially Strong Corporation Compoted of Prominent Mining Men. General Warren went to Baker City on the logger this morning to meet some capitalists from the north and consum mate an important mining deal. Colonel E. S. Topping, of Trail, Brit ish Columbia, a pioneer mining promoter of the Rossland district since its first dis covery and the original owner of the Le Rol mine, will return with him tonight, to close the contract for the purchase of and make full payment on the well known Snow Bird mining claim in the Cracker Creek district. This property is bounded on the south by the Golconda, on the east by the Climax and on the west by the Free Coinage. The latter Is owned and being develop...

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. — 29 November 1899

THE SUMPTER MINER. Wednesday, November 29, 1899 SAW MILL SWAMPED. No Orders Will be Booked for Immediate Delivery. Manager Stoddard, of the Sumpter Lumber company, states that he will not book any more orders for lumber, agree ing to deliver at an early date. His com pany Is literally swamped with business, and for some time past has been obliged to call on the mill at Maker City, owned by Stoddard Brothers, for assistance In -supplying the local demand. Some Sump ttr buyers have had to net lumber from outside mills and ship It In. To add to his troubles, he has met with two annoyiiiK Incidents during the past week. One Is a dispute witli the Sump ter Valley road over freight charges on si carloads of lumber from the Bridal Veil mills, which has arrived and for which customers arc clamoring. He will not unload It until the matter of freight rate Is settled. The other Is that he has had to shut down his mill for repairs lor a few days. He hopes to resume operations today or tomorrow....

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. — 29 November 1899

Wednesday, November 29, 1899 THE SUMPTER MINER. s BANK OF SUMPTER. Will Open Its Doors for Bus iness December J. The Bank of Sumpter, A. P. Goss, president; A. J. Goss, cashier, will open Its doors and books for general business December i, In its splendid new quarters 011 Mill street. The first floor of the building is completed to the extent, that it can be comfortably occupied by that time. The fire proof vault of the bank, In which Is one of the best makes of burg lar proof safes, has been thoroughly dried out by means of artificial heat, so that it can be used for books, papers and such articles of value as are generally kept In such places without Injury from damp ness. The furniture and fixtures have arrived and are of hard wood and handsome de sign. They are now being unpacked and placed In position. The second story, containing eight rooms, Is being rapidly finished and will be ready for occupancy in a few days. This is Sumpter's first completed brick building, and as such,...

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. — 29 November 1899

Wednesday, November 29, 1 899 THE SUMPTER MINER. The Sumpter Miner Official Paper of the Town of Sumpter. HUHLisiieo evmr Wednesday nv C. II. MARSH AND J. W. CONNELLA One Year M Mnnlhi SUHSCKIHtlON HAIf. ALWAYS IN ADVANCE. .(f.OQ l.ts I ntereJ at the potlnMce In Sumpter, Oregon, lor trantmittlon through the mallt at second class matter. FAKIRS are abroad In the land; rang iiiK in their scope from a moss-covered ad vertising scheme to a metropolitan dally paper, and many are trying to dispose of their gold bricks In Sumpter. MERCHANTS report that wages received by miners In the Sumpter district are now spent In this camp, and that the increase in trade after pay day at the big mines Is very noticeable. Most of this money formerly went to Maker City. I HI: article published some weeks since In Till: MINER on the Cracker Creek district, written by H. J. Watson, is be ing extensively quoted in the mining and scientific press of the West; the entire article having been published In sever...

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. — 29 November 1899

iS-f Wednesday, November 29, 1899 THE SUMPTER MINER. SALE OF ALAMO GROUP J. G. McGuigan, Spokane Min ing Man, the Purchaser. J. G. McGuigan, the Spokane mining man, who only a few days ago secured by purchase the lue Jacket mines, near the Ibex, has again demonstrated his faith in the resources of this district by a further purchase of the Alamo group, which Is made up of the Alamo, Juneau and Gold Queen claims, located about one and one half miles south of the Red Boy mine, on the divide between Olive and Clear creeks, adjoining the Stratsburg mine, owned and patented by Portland parties, and the Van Andn mine, purchased last spring by Blewett & Co. The Alamo claim has a 2o-foot vein ot ore, said to average four dollars in value, without considering one i8-lnch streak on the foot wall, which runs over seventeen dollars. The Juneau has a four foot vein which will average ten dollars and is of n pure white quartz. The Gold Queen claim, a parallel vein to the Juneau, has a ledge 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. — 29 November 1899

'Tit THE SUMPTER MINER. Wednesday, November 29, 1899 CITY ELECTION. Candidates Who Have Thus Far Entered the Race. The annual city election will be held next Tuesday, when three alderman, a recorder and a marshal will be chosen. Mayor Gleason and Aldermen Parkinson, Hllller and Austin hold over. The three aldermen whose term Is ex Plrlnc, William Stlnson, A. W. Hills and W. W. Looney, are candidates for re election and have gone through! the legal process of liling petitions for nomination. At the present writing, Tuesday, they are the only candldares who have appeared, though petitions can be legally tiled as Lite as l:riday. Those familiar with local politics say that neither of these gentle men will meet with opposition; that they have made excellent councllmen and as they arc willing to serve again, the town is in luck and should give them a compli mentary send off, In the shape of a heavy vote. I here are three candidates in the field lor marshal, George Maker, the present incu...

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. — 29 November 1899

Wednesday, November 29, 1899 THE SUMPTER MINER. GOV. MACKINTOSH. Pleased With Sumpter and Will Talk on His Return. Ex-Lieutenant-Governor Mackintosh, of British Columbia, spent Friday and Saturday in Sumpter, arriving on a spe cial train from Baker City Thursday evening and returning on a special Satur day night. He was accompanied by his private secretary, Harold Ellis, and was met in Baker by his mining expert, D. J. McDonald, who had been in this district for a week or ten days, General Warren, Captain C. H. Thompson and VV. C. Calder. The same gentlemen, together ulthH. K. Wheeler and United States Marshal Zoeth Houser, returned with him to Baker City, W. C. Calder accompany ing him as far as Portland, on his way to San Francisco. As is generally known, Governor Mackintosh Is largely Interested in the Sumpter Townsite syndicate, and Is gen erally reported to be negotiating for one or more mines in this district, Including the Ibex. Aside from being one of the most prominent Cana...

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. — 29 November 1899

8 THE SUMPTER MINER. Wednesday, November 29, 1899 COUNTY RECORDS. Instruments Filed with the Officials at the Court House. The following Is the record of official' business transacted at the county seat of linker county for the week ending Mou day, November 27: W:AL I.STATh TNANSFkKS. Warranty deed-Nov 18, 1: J Woods to V dreenslade, 1-24 ol an acre hv metes in sw !i se U see I J tp 14 , r 44 e 50 Warranty deed Nov 20, Ihos Urislane et al to I: Hriukman, lots i) and 10 hlk 17, I'.iciNC add, ' Maker City 150 Warranty deed Nov 20, Laura M j Make to A I'lummer.lot 4 hlk 43,. ; l.even's 2nd add, Maker City 50 Warranty deed-Nov 1, A W hllis et ux to C Murnap, lot 5 hlk (, Smith Similiter add, bumpier 250 Warranty deed Same to W M Meed, lot 7 hlk i.Mllladd.Sump XT 15 Warranty deed Nov y; M F (JrlF liu to A W 1:111s, lot 8 hlk 2, UW crslde add, Similiter 200 Warranty dren-Oct 28, Clark l.iber et al to M S l.avlu, e 7S teet lots 7 and 8 hlk I, Similiter .. Warranty deed Nov 17, Sarali I War...

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. — 29 November 1899

THE SUMPTER MINER. TIMBER LAND, ACT JUNE 3, 1878. -NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION. TIMBER LAND, ACT JUNE 3. 1878 -NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION. TIMBER LAND, ACT JUNE 3, 1878. -NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION. TIMBER LAND, ACT JUNE 3. 1878. -NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION. Wednesday, November 29, 1899 V I United Sum UnJ Office, ( La Grande, Oregon, Nov, 1, 1899. Notice Is hereby given thai In compliance with the provisions of the act of Congress of June j, i8j8, emltleJ "An act for the sale of timber lands In the states of California, Oregon, Nevada anj Washing ton Territory," EDWARD E. MAUSER, of Sumpter, County of Baker, State of Oregon, has this day Med In this office his sworn statement No. 584, lor the purchase of the s jw4',ec uandn U nw 4of sec No. it, In township No. 9 south.range No. 6bWM, and will offer proof to show that the land sought Is more valuable for Its timber or stone than for agricultural purposes, and to establish his claim to said land before the Register and Receiver nf this office at La Gr...

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. — 29 November 1899

IO THE SUMPTER MINER. Wednesday, November 29, 1899 TALK OF THE TOWN. Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Ellis are up to the mine this week. Attorney Sheltou has been to La Grande for several days on legal business. B P. Chandler, of the Grant County News, passed through Sumpter Friday with his bride. J. P. McCoy, a contractor of La Grande, Is a new comer to this field to en gage in his business. Three new restaurants are about to be opened at the present writing, and the re turns are not yet all In. R. L. Graves, assayer at the Cougar mine, came down to this metropolis yes terday on a short business trip. Mr. and Mrs. Van Duyn are moving from the hotel building to their new resi dence, just completed on Columbia street. W. M. Sterling, of Huntington, will en gage In the commission business here, and erect a warehhuse o by 120 feet for that purpose. Prank Hauer, of Spokane, has opened a boarding house and restaurant on Cen ter street, in the building just vacated by Madame Hrltten. George Stoddard, ...

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. — 6 December 1899

THE SUMPTER MINER VOL. I. SUMPTER, OREGON, DECEMBER 6, ,899. NO. i. y i V ANOTHER SAW MILL ARRIVES. THREE CAR LOADS OF MACHIN ERY CAME YESTERDAY. To Be Operated by Puget Sound Lum bermenSite Not Yet Selected Why Timber Land Were Not Purchased Will Ship to Sumpter at Once One Mil lion Feet of Fir Lumber. Three car loads of saw mill machinery arrived In Sumpter yesterday, consigned to the A. C. Shaw Lumber company, of Tacoma. This is the result of a visit to this place by W. B. Allen, an active member of the company, about six weeks since. He looked over the situation here, saw that vast quantities of lumber would be used during the coming months, that mills al ready here.at Baker City and other tribu tary towns would not be able to supply the demand, and determined to tnter the field. He returned to Sumpter a week or ten days since, accompanied by Mr. Klumer, a mill man of long and successful expe rience, who will have charge of the busi ness here. They put in several days try ing 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. — 6 December 1899

Wednesday, December 6, 1899 THE SUMPTER MINER. THE EVENING STAR. Nearest Mine to Sumpter toj Soon be Developed. I The Evening Star Mining company Is the latest to be organized In Sumpter. It was Incorporated tinder the laws of this state by Charles Harper, Harold Sweet apple and G. G. Thomas. Organization was perfected Friday by the election of these directers: D. I.. WlllarJ, I:. F. Warner, Harold Sweetapple, G. G. Thomas, II. L. Stewart, who elected Har old Sweetapple, president; I). I.. Willard, vice president; li. I;. Warner, secretary and treasurer. The company Is capitalized at f 1 50,000, divided Into 1,500,000 shares, at a par value of ten cents. The property owned by the company consists of six claims, the Wheeler, -.veiling Star, La Grande, lititler, Gold Mar and l.ady Elgin, situated on the Mc Colluck branch of I'owder river, only about four miles from Sumpler, the near est mines to this camp 011 which any con siderable amount of work is projected. Ibis group of prospects...

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