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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 13, 1899)
Wednesday, December 1$, 1899
THE SUMPTER MINER.
BUY FOUR CLAIMS.
Rich Miners From the Slocan
Invest in This District.
J. J. Hennesy "and John Martin, two
successful miners from the Slocan coun
try, British Columbia, spent a week or
ten days in Sumpter, leaving for the north
While here they purchased an Interest
In the War Eagle, near the Bonanza, the
Domingo, Sweepstake and Riverside, In
the Cracker creek district. They are now
in Spokane, but will return here early in
January and begin work on these prop
Both are old Montana and British Co
lumbla friends of General Warren, and
have ample capital. They recently sold a
mine In the Slocan district for 5185,000.
J. J. Hennesy discovered and located the
Noble Five, one of the most profitable
and widely known mines in British Co
lumbia. He has recently returned from
Dawson City, where lie lemained a year
or more. He says the Sumpter district Is
good enough for him, and he Is going to
remain here. Mr. Hennesey Is still a
young man, but has operated in most of
the best mining districts of the west, and
his favorable judgment of this one Is an
other evidence that it Is the greatest of all.
General Warren says that John Martin
has few equals and no superior as a practi
cal miner and is a good man for any dis
trict to secure.
City Council Proceeding.
At the meeting of the city council Sat
urday evening very little-was done aside
from canvassing the election returns, with
the result as announced in these columns
last week. The tie between John Austin
and P. J. Cauuav'an will be decided by
lot at the meeting Saturday evening. The
newly elected officers will be installed and
enter upon the discharge of their duties
the second Tuesday In January.
Make Your Choice Now.
Now is the time to make selection of a
"Christmas present." We can put it
aside for you until wanted. Isn't this
better than waiting till the last day? The
prettiest ai'd cheapest line of chairs and
holiday furniture ever brought to Baker
City is on display at the Queen City
Furniture Company's, (Patterson & Ep
pinger.) Baker City.
Mining Properties on working bond
A good promising property something ranging from 5ooo to 530,000
A producer ranging In price from $iooxooo to 7so,ooo and upward
For sale 6 new houses and lots.
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Corner Granite and Mill.
Work on the Blue Jacket.
R . J. McPhee, superintendent In charge
of the development work on the Blue
Jacket group, was In town Sunday and
Monday on business. He reports all their
buildings up and occupied by the miners,
who have commenced work on the tunnel.
Three miles of road to connect them with
the main Granite road is completed, and
as for water, a good supply Is found di
rectly at the camp, making the situation
an ideal one for practical and rapid mining.
Madame Britten' Restaurant.
The patronage accorded Madame Brit
ten's restaurant on Mill street are evidence ,
that her table and service Is the best, i
This Is accounted for by the fact that she .
superintends each department herself and
only employs white help. Besides the!
rooms In connection with the house, she.
controls ten outside rooms and says she
can use as many more. Any one havlrg !
rooms to spare can have them tilled by
applying to Madame Britteu.
Only exclusive whole
sale drug house in the
state. We sell only
to merchants. Make
the best prices on min
ers' and assayers' sup
plies. Freigh no higher
than from Portland.
Write for quotations.
Spokane Drug Co.
Gloves and Mitjens, Leggings,
Felt Boots, German Socks,
Heavy Rubbers, Ect.
WE HUY ALL OUR GOODS
IN CARLOAD LOTS
Is called to our newly-arrived
line of Men's and Boys'
Winter Overcoats, Gloves,
Underwear, Footwear, Etc.
The goods are right and the
prices are right, t j
Come In and let us show them to von, J We are always prepared
to till orders of any sle in the line of MINING SUPPLIES.
C. J. JOHNS
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P. D. HEALY
REPAIRING DONE AT SHORT
Agency for Grwn.Whfeler and
Buckingham & Hecht Shoes,