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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 3, 1900)
THE SUMPTER MINER.
Wednesday, January 3, 1900
TALK OF THE TOWN.
Dr. Greenlee, dentist, Is located over the
new drug store.
School reopened yesterday, after the
holiday week vacation.
W. C. Calder has again gone off on
one of his mysterious trips.
McDevItt & Co., are moving their dry
goods stock to the new building next to
tile Hank of Sumpter.
Miss Edna Miller, daughter of Mrs.
George Tedrnwc, leaves this week to re
sume her studies in Portland.
The Spokesman-Review of Monday
says: "General C. S. Warren has re
turned from a visit to Sumpter."
Archie McDonald, foreman of W. I..
Vinson's saw mill, lies dangerously III of
pneumonia at the Capital hotel.
IJ. Lindsay, At. I)., from Cortland, has
located permanently In Sumpter, and has
a temporary office at the Star hotel.
I:. J. Godfrey, of Godfrey & 'labor,
owners of the Ned Hoy, passed through
Sumpter Sunday on his way to the mine.
lolin Shanks, manager of the Rich
Mill Mining company, operating the Her
culean, In the Cable Cove district, was In
Sumpter last week.
K. I.. Ncill has been confined to his
home by sickness for the past two weeks, i
but is now Improving and will be at his
place of business again In a few days.
The Spokane Stock Reporter says that
l!. A. Davis, the well known mining man,
has gone to Chicago In response to a tele
gram to close up a mining deal on a Sump
Huttf Inter .Meuntain: Colonel C. I..
Parker left last Saturday evening for the
live mining camp of Sumpter, in Oregon,
where It Is understood lie has aco,ulrcd
some good mining ground.
.Miss Amy C. Haines, of Maker City,
has been the guest of Miss Carrie Spald
ing during the holiday week. She goes
home with regrets that she lives hi the
Junction Instead of Sumpter proper.
City Engineer Wheeler has moved his
nlfife to the city hall, where he can now
serve the people officially and profession
ally, as engineer and surveyor. More
cniiiiiiodious quarters will be added for his
William Irving, formerly master me
iliaulc of the Everett and Monte Christo,
Rockefrllnw railroad up on I'uget Sound,
but for the past two years a successful
miner In Alaska, reached Sumpter tills
II. C. Malloy, manager of the Coin
stock mines, adjoining the Red Hoy, was
in town Monday on his way to Haker
City, where he participated In the dedica
tion of the Elk's new lodge rooms at that
Mr. Heltf, who recently purchased the
old Van Dtiyu hotel building and the ad
joining seventy-live feet front on Granite
street, Is having a one-story building
erected on the lot adjoining the other
building. Contractor Melklejohn Is doing
George M. Weigand, the leading mer
chant and business man of Bourne, was
In town yesterday on his way to Baker
City to visit his brother, who is In the
The Oregonian In Its New Year num
ber estimates the gold output of this state
at 3,285,000, nearly two million more
than the state is credited with by the di
rector of the mint.
A jolly sleighing party, composed of
Mr. and Mrs. George H. Tedrowe, Mr.
and Mrs H. P. Cassldy, Miss Myers,
Miss Katherine Myers, M. E. Thornton
and Cecil Hoseason, drove to McEwen
Money Raised for Dcttltute Woman.
The widow of Jacob Sliered, the man
who died here last week, came down from
Spokane and had the body interred. After
paying the burial expenses, she found her
self entirely out of funds. T. D. Bel
linger and Mr. Heard, at whose house
Shered died, went out and in less than
an hour raised $62.50, which was turned
over to the destitute woman and she re
turned to her home in Spokane.
Death of a Miner.
William Wackford, a miner forty-two
vears of age, employed at the Columbia
I mine, was taken sick Ith appendicitis
Christmas day and dleu New Year's day.
Ilie body was brought to Case's under
taking parlors and the funeral services
held here yesterday, conducted by Rev.
Mr. Shannon, the body being interred in
the Sumpter cemetery.
M. E. Church Services.
Rev. Mr. Young, of the M. E. Church,
Haker City, will hold quarterly meeting
service at McEwen and Sumpter next Sat
urday and Sunday, in the place of Rev.
(i. A. I.audeu, the presiding elder. Ser
vices will be held hi Mr. Ellis' hall at 7:30
Sunday evening. All are cordially Invited
to attend. D. M. Shannon, pastor.
A. F. and A. M., Attention.
A smoker will be held at Ellis opera
house Saturday, January i), at 8 p.m.,
in honor of the pilgrims who are going
to Cortland to attend the Scottish Kite
ceremonies and for other purposes. All
Masons are earnestly and cordially in
vited to attend. GOM.WITTIU:.
WANTIID One room for light house
keeping, for man and wife without chll
dien. Address this ottice.
Gl UrcurJrr nj Notaiv I'uMlc.
ARrnt lot lrlilJr I Irr l'llni;uUlirr.
"Old age brings experience, and some kinds of
experience brings old age.
JUST MARRIED FOLKS
Some others, too, 110 doubt, will need lurnlture
for their new homes. We are ready to serve
them. We have already supplied satisfactory
turniture tor hundreJs of new homes; we can do
as well tor 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.
Hed Room Suits, $15.00
Hed Room Sults,better ones, Eastern Hardwood, 17.00
Wall Caper, per double roll, (Mmriekim)i ISO to 1.00
Queen City Furniture Co. pattern Eppi.,Rer
Chouc Hed )6t.
HAKER 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, In
cluding 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
."."x PLANS AND ESTIMATES FURNISHED
M. B. MERCER
(Succriuir to A. Illlllrr & Co.)
TOILET ARTICLES, STATIONERY, OPT
ICAL GOODS SCHOOL BOOKS AND
Sumpter Feed, Livery and Freight Stable
CORNWELL & SULLIVAN: Props.
Horses Boarded by the day or Month. First
class turn-outs ana saddle horses. Our spec
ialty is the quick and safe delivery of freight
and passengers to any and all points.
&-HAY AND GRAIN FOR SALE-K
THE BKST APPOINTED.
& & Pharmacy
IN EASTERN OREGON.
No prescription too difficult to fill.
(Service day or night.)
A complete line of druggists sundries, stationery and toilet articles.
The Sumpter Drug Co.
L. C. EDWARDS, MANAGER.