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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 13, 1899)
THE SUMPTER MINER.
Wednesday, December ij, 1899
TALK OF THE TOWN.
Joe MIM has returned from California.
Dr. Greenlee, dentist, Is located over
the new drug store.
Attorney Roblln has been in Baker
City this week on legal business.
City Attorney Frank Shelton Is attend
Ing court at Baker City this week.
Postmaster Kahler was at his place of
business yesterday, after a severe Illness.
The Evening Star Mining company has
.old about 50,000 shares of stock to peo
ple living In Sumpter.
Seymour H. Bell, who is at the head of
.1 Puget Sound syndicate owning an addl
tion to Sumpter, arrived In town last even
I.. C. Edwards, the new druggist, ac
companied by Mrs. Edwards, arrived this
week and will make this their home here
after. An eight-horse team attached to heavy
hob sleds conveyed the large .boiler arid
smoke Macks to the Anna l.uu ,mlne
E. Sanderson Smith returned from Spo
kane a week ago and has gone over to the
Snake river country to examine a copper.
property. . . ,
S. S. Start, who recently bonded the
Wilson group of mines, In partnership
with Dr. Hendry, was in town early In
Mist. Edna Miller, who Jus been .attend
lug college in Portland, will , be home for
the holidays, to visit her mother, Mrs. G.
H. Tedrowe. .,
M.S. Parker, of the Welser, Idaho,
Signal, has been In Sumplcr this week.
He will rMablMi a paper at Granite, get
ting out the lirM issue early In February.
Miss I. nolle Wilson, an expert stenog
rapher and typewriter from Portland, has
come to Sumpter to remain. She has
taken deroom in Attorney Koblin's of-
L. P. W. Qulmby, state game and for
estry warden, John W. Mlnto, internal
revenue collector for Oregon, and L. Z.
Sweetland, of the county clerk's office,
all of Portland, made a small delegation of
Sumpter sight-seers Sunday and Monday.
Harold Sweetapple, while driving out to
the Evening Star Mining company's prop
erty Sunday, had his sleigh overturned
in passing another team on the narrow
road, the accident resulting In a broken
wrist, which was set by Dr. Pearce.
Harley Wood is making extensive im
provements in his place of business at
the corner of Granite and Mill streets. The
saloon man who gets ahead of him In
conducting an up-to-date establishment
will have to leave a very early call with
the night clerk.
THE MINER expects to move tomorrow
into its new building, corner of Granite
and Mill streets, the best corner in town.
Just what effect this change from an old,
cold, breezy barn to warm, comfortable
quarters will have on the paper Is aiVun
solved problem. '
R. M. McCullum, for some years past
publisher of the Sioshone, Idaho, Stand
ard, and C. Armstrong, of Chicagohave
bought the Weigle bakery, on Mill street,
rented the building and will put in a stock'
of groceries. They will take possession'
Friday. Mr. Weigle will join his family
at Vancouver, Washington.
Buy your wife a cape, jacket, muff or
collarette from Johns & Co.
Mrs. Brock, Miss Emma Worswlck'i
andT. C.Culbertson took a sleigh ride
out to the Golcondn yesterday, to visit
friends. They report much snow in the
Dr. G. W. Tape and wife left Monday
lor nil extended trip to the east, after
which they will stop In Detroit, Michigan,
through the winter, returning here next
spring or summer.
Local attorneys expect to strike a rich
lead in contests between mining locators
mid timber land claimants In this district.
Several of these suits have already been
tommenced before the United States land
A. D. McQueen returned Monday from
an extended trip Into the hills, along the
line of the proposed branch of the O. K.
N. from Pendleton to Sumpter. He ex
perted a mining property over there and
is well pleased with the general aspect of
Those Pendleton blankets at Johns &
Co. are the things for Christmas presents.
Front parlor and adjoining bedroom
completely furnished can be rented for the
winter. Apply to J. T. Parkinson at Ills
residence, Cracker street.
Buy your wife a waist, dress skirt or
full dress pattern for Christmas, from
Johns & Co.
All kinds of handkerchiefs for Christ-"
mas at Johns Co.
Desks and office furniture at Case,
l.ooney Co., Incorporated, opera house'
All kinds fancy groceries at Johns &
Men's and boys' clothing at Johns &
New residents of Sumpter can outfit
their homes completely at Case, Looney
Co,, incorporated, opera house block.
Fine line gloves and mittens at Johns
Sideboards and dining room furniture
at the Case, Looney Co., Incorporated,
opera house block.
Neckties, ribbons, laces, etc., at Johns
& Co., for Christmas.
Sleighs, cutters and bodsleds at Johns
"Old age brings experience, and some kinds of
experience brings old age.
JUST MARRIED FOLKS
Some others, too, no doubt, will need furniture
for their new' homes. We are ready to serve
them. We have already supplied satisfactory
furniture for hundreds of new homes; we can do
, ns well for hundreds more. Our stock allows
easy selection at all times. There is always
plenty here for every room In the house. All
our goods are priced on a cash basis and it will
'pay you to give us a call.
Bed Room Suits, $15.00
Bed Room Suits, better ones, Eastern Hardwood, 17.00
Wall Paper, per double roll, (upi ), 1 5c to 1 .00
Queen City Furniture Co. p.nmon ae.
Phone Red )6i.
BAKER CITY, OREGON
Crockery, Glassware, Tobac
co, Cigars, Oranges, Candy
and Nuts. Everything carried
in a first-class grocery store
SUMPTER GROCERY COMPANY
ELLIS BLOCK, SUMPTER, OREGON.
... Wolff & Zwicker Iron Works ...
REPRESENTED BY F. M. WADE.
Manufacturers of all classes of Machinery, ,ln
eluding Crushers, Stamp Mills, Hoists, Boilers,
Pumps, Air Compressors, Water Wheels,. Etc.
Riveted Steel Water Pipe a Specialty. Cut,
Punched and Rolled for Riveting at Destination,
or made up Complete-
J J J PLANS AND ESTIMATES FURNISHED
TOILET ARTICLES, STATIONERY, OPT
ICAL GOODS SCHOOL BOOKS AND
SUMPTER FISH & POULTRY MARKET
Opp. McEwen ft Sloan' Barn, Center Street.
FRESH FISH AND POULTRY EACH DAY
OYSTER COCKTAILS OUR SPECIALTY
CECIL HOSEASON, Manager.
GRANT THORNBURG, PROPRIETOR.
The best hotel building in the Mining District.
Table always first-class. Rooms large and well furnished.
First-class bar and billiard room in connection. Reliable Inform
ation and guides furnished to mining men.