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Wednesday, May 2?, 1904
people to supply the machinery for their new mill. It will be u Cliillum mill of about thirty totiH capacity, with cyanide plant and slime tables. It is the pourposo of the management to get the machinery installed as soon as possible. BIG WORK MONEY NOW AVAILABLE FOR BONTA RAIL ROAD PLANNED THE SUMPTER MINER He Wired Yesterday Dollars Worth Been Tho IIkkoi City Herald ot last evening Hinted that a telegram had linon received there yestctday from Major llouta at Philadelphia, stating flint. ?r00,00() of his railroad bondH had boon Hold and that the money ment suspended action on the petition would ho available at an early day, of the Sumptet Valley road, its man when building operations would he element authoti.cd the announcement commenced. Speaking of the Sump- in the Kvuiiinu Herald a few mouths tor Vitllny's positive announcement ago that the toad would emphatically Home weeks Hiuce that it would build and uuequivo(ally be extdued to the into Iho.lohn Day country, its poti- lohu Day this spriuu. Last week a Mon (or (he withdrawal of certain high ollicial annoiiiiced that part of Jamie along the proposed extension the plan will remain in statu quo, from the forest loserve. and its sub but that only the Tipton extension sequent change of attitude rcgaiding would bo built this year. This second fhe extension, the Herald says: aiiuouucemeut was interpreted by the It. wiia tho popular opinion at the knowing ones as a back-down on the H1110 of the filing of the Sumpor Val- part of the Suinpter Valley, and the ley'a celebrated petition that the plan was to secuie the lauds lying at the head of Upper lluint river ou the divide between that stream and the lohu Day, which lands cover the only available, pass thinugh the mountains, Thin waa staled to be ti scheme to xili ut. llouta out of tho .lolin Day Valley. It. Ih mii id the Suinpter Valley is in no position to enter into competition with Major Hnnfa's toad. The '.Suinplor Valiev is simply a logging road and Its cvotiiHiuus iu the past have been made simply to tap the bodies i.f limber for the Oregon Lum ber company's Hiiwmill iu tiiis city. It Ih a 1 art ot Majoi Houta's plans WILL DIVE IN THE DEtP SEA FOR GOLD A recent pics." dispatch I rem Scat t le says. Tbeio nailed fiom Heat tie last night a ti ensure cocking party tor the wateiM of tho Alaskan const IPO miles Houlli ot .luncaii, That party, well equipped with all modern machinery will attempt to tiling to the t-urtace the :iO,(l(P iu gold that sank to the Jiottoiu of the sea when the stoauii-hip Inlander was w locked iu those wateis throe years ago and more than titty lives lost. Tho Neptune Salvage company will attempt the heiculeau task ot raising the ship and .-ecuriug the . trcasuio that lies buried iu .-i. Hon iiovoii. The company has loon pie- paring tor the woik tor M'veial ' mnnilm out 11 in, il 1 i 11 .. iniiiilii in. - recently invented, lias tieeu tMilit on ' it bingo and that, with other necsesary apparatus, started tor the north lat night., towed by the sea -going tug Henry Finch. Many attempts have I ecu made to, 1. 11... ...1 1 ..i. 1.. 1 ..1 ......1.1 i'ii tn 1 in- niiiiiiii-i ki'ii mii', 1 in i-ik.ii liiiH beau a failure. In each instance Out divers have reported that the water was too deep. With the Nep tune diving machine it is claimed That a Half Million of Bonds Have Sold. to build the branches from the main trolley line to the various towns along the line. Whether or not he will tMiter Suinpter, appears to rest with the eitlons ot that town. Despite the fact that the govern- suspicion is now freely expressed that the llrst "positive" aiiuouucemeut regarding the John Day extension was another hlulf at Major Hnuta. It it was a hlulf the Majoi has evi- deutly shown his hand and raked in the pot. Major llouta, all during the initial stages of his promotion of the electric road, has met with vigorous opposi- tion from opposing tactions. Thiee nowhpapers iu linker county have attempted to throw almost every con vceivable obstacle in the vny of a successful consummation ot his en terpiise. Now that he has lauded the big deal, it will be interest iug to note the Inline stand of the.-e organs. that a depth even gi eater than where I lie Mandor lies can be reached. Marring accident.- the lesent ex pedition, which, fiom its inception, has been shrouded in a sort ot mys tery, fhotild piove to le a success. A. J. TRIMBLE BACK FROM CALIFORNIA A. .1. Trimble, who has huge mining iuctorcsts iu the district, re turned this morning from California, wheie he spent the winter. It has been reported that the Aiiualulu, one of the properties iu 1 which Mr. Trimble is iutoicstod, is soon to resume operations. He says, however, that this is uews to him, mid that no definite arrangements to such an end have deed made. Mr. '1'ilinhl.k will !' In .-sitmttt.it- fitt- civ. ' " ' 1 oral davs. MAruiNFDV me maintain vifu itiviiiiilh i i un fivuniriii iut? ( PLACED WITH DENVER COMPANY ! i A. W. Sayles, representing the Mine and Smelter Supply com-'for pauy, of Denver, left this afternoon after closing negotiations, it is understood, with the'Mouutaiu View THINGS DOING IN RE GOVERNMENT LAND!Kokomo' ,ndlana' Peop,e ww Deve,0,) A special dispatch to the Orego uian from Washington, dated yester day, says: Within a few days the bureau of forestry will sbuinit to Secretary Hitchcock the final and definite re commendation that four forest re serves nc created in eastern Oregon, embracing an aggregate area of four million acres or more. These are the Blue Mountain reserve, Wallowa reserve, Walla Walla, or La (Jrande reserve, which extends into Washing ton and the .Joseph river or Uhes- uimus teserve. The buerau ot The buerau the withdrawal forestry, since these vast tracts, has made u detailed examination of each quarter section and knmv.H dofinitoiv tho character of each aub-division. In recommending! "ImikliiK 8rciiiuil, harliiK no money the creation of the permanent forest , lvatfl here as yet. ih a forenoou reserves, the buteau has drawn the , (,,,J ",,r,.v 1 the labor Hao boundary lines very irregularly, so as tUw- 1"1 ,,,!toMi i,r' to eliminate, as far as praotlwililu, crk'k 8MI lo H M,,,or representative: all agricultural laud and all lands "1 have been Intel eated in Oregon which have passed into private own-! ,,,,l,ua for he!rM' HM ,Hpt "ml ,mv0 rrf !i 1 1. ' 'IULMI ncr,! " ,l,,m';,;r f t itu oh befoie. Motoio recommending the creation i ' thoifor, know you have tho of the icsorves, Chief Forester Pin- .Kreiitortt gold mining region on tho chot aimed to head off all rtn- "lolie. l " "" "' w, but ntty tor frau.liilent or unfair opera- wlH ,,u out ,,uin ut ,,,rl' AW- tions, and believes he has so drawn theiesetve boudaries as to practi- - cally prevent the creation of base for lieu selections ou any cosnidor.ible! scale. Those lands lying around the . outer limits of the Hlue Mountas in withdiawal, which were apparently ' entered a year or more ago for specuiaine purpo.-es, are inrowui outside of the permanent reserve re-: commended, and will not become base lauds. The Oregonian's special cone spndeut at Washington sends tlie following dispatch: The interior department iu prepar ing the advertisement of the lauds of the (iiaude Hondo Indian leservatiou, Uregon, which aie to be sold under the act of the recent congress, has discovered trace of what it believes is a nigger iu the wood pile. The I act contains a provision authorizing the sale of this laud iu small tracts or the entire tract lo one purchaser. The department does not understand the reason for the latter provision and says the sale of '27,000 acies of laud to one person or corporation would be contrary to the admiuis tratoiu's policy of getting public lauds into the hands ot actual settlers and home huliders. Secretary Hitch cock will, if possible, take advantage of the provision iu the law authoriz ing him to "ruject any or all bills" iu ordei to prevent all (irande Koude lauds tailing into the hands ot one purc'msor Half of the lauds to he j sold ate valuable timber lau.is, the other half are rich grazing lauds. 'IMltk I lillllll't llWIIli 11' t I I Allil ttll t'llT I Ulkll v,,v " "" "-' to numerous liKltviiliiiU purchasers. Supplier For Snow Creek. tii I"), Smth. manager of tho s7 c H,ul ? Kr,,,ur' ho works ut the Snow Creek placers, left this morning with a load ot supplies the mine. Preparations are being made placers and force. for early work ou the the mine is going full 1 Mining Properties Here This Season. Dr. (J. W. Frederick, of Kokomo, Indiana, L. M. Wilicuts, F. L. Kosmerl and P. W. Sullivau. of DuJuth, left this afternoon for their reanectivo homes. T. K. Clark, of Maker City, and Kugene Martholf licive been showing them around tho mines for several days past. Farly in the week they visited tho lliirnt Iiiver district and yesterday f the 1,'uby, Cracker Creek district, iu ' I. ..11. ,.c .. I. I.. I. I... I.' l..!l. .....I 1.1. . " "l ",u" "' ' " """ "",,n,,,ls "' iuki"Ui niu imuieaiew. The Duluth people are merely "u WI ,, H(),n, .ionaiTo ami rapid lvelopment wmk here tins season, 0,) " rtjt,m ' m ,1,! ln Potion in UiU '" n ,,,,out H ljut deeu lt m)t lvlfililo to do so now." " .- (wrr a TIAMC AT TUT Uf lKA I lUINo A I lilt SNOW GREtK MINE Snow Creek operations are pro gressing with satisfactory results, , according to Manager Fred Smith, who came iu from the property last night. A raise is being made from tho tunnel level to the surface, a distance of some 120 feet, at which point the new hoist is to be installed. 'IhiH machinery Is to go in this summer, it is understood. Manager Smith left his afternoon to return to tie mine. TO STAR! COMPRESSOR AT GOLD COIN SOON Tom Kenuerly, superintendent of the (iold Coin iu the tJreenhoru district, passed through the city thiH afternoon ou his way east. Mr. Kenerly will bo back early iu June, when he savs tho couniressnr ,,aut wm l)0 atnrtetl. At preseut '111 it. ouiy nana worn is nemg done owing to a shortage in the unnd Kimnlv. Imperial Mill. Captain A. M. Paul, superinten dent of tho Imperial weut to Maker City this afternoon ou business connected with the mine. It is the intention to install a mill thin summer, and Captain Paul's trip to to Maker bus to do with this mutter.