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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 3, 1900)
THE SUMPTER MINER.
AT WORK ON SAW MILL
WE BUY ALL OUR GOODS
IN CARLOAD LOTS
Shaw Lumber Company Buys
Part of Tietjen Tract.
Wednesday, January 3, 1900.
E. C. Bloomer, the representative here
of the A. C. Shaw Lumber company, of
Tacoma, closed the deal a day or two
since for twenty-four acres of the Tietjen
tract, three-quarters of a mile out on the
Bonanza road, to be used as a saw mill
The machinery for this mill arrived early
in December, since when Mr. Bloomer
has been looking for a suitable place to
erect the mill. He is an experienced saw
mill man, knows the requirements and
understands the importance of an ad
vantageous location and convenient sur
roundings. He has, therefore, bided his
time until he could get what he wanted,
which he says lie has now secured.
MINER readers will remember that he
found soon after his arrival here two tracts
of timber land near town that suited him
lit every particular, except that there Is
every Indication that the land contains
minerals, and he declined to purchase a
The work of erecting the buildings and
Installing the machinery begins imme
diately, and the mill will soon be in opera
tion; just when Mr. Bloomer doesn't care,
to state. The mill will have a capacity of
30,000 feet a day.
The right-of-way up the gulch for a
Me track has already been secured by
the Sumpter Valley railroad.
Oregon Products at Paris Exposition.
Fifteen cases of Oregon products to
represent the state at the Paris exposition
started today. This will be in addition to
the thirty cases of products already sent
forward which represented grains and
grasses, fruits and specimens of commer
cial woods. The shipment today repre
sents Oregon Hour and manufactured cer
eals, canned Columbia river salmon and
Oregon grown seeds. The exhibits will
be sent to San Francisco, from which
point the Southern Pacific railroad com
pany will take it to Paris and exhibit it In
connection with products of all the states
through which the Southern Pacific sys
tem runs. The mineral exhibit for Ore
gon will go forward later through the
same channels. Press dispatch, dated
Portland, December jo.
Change in Drug Business.
Monday M. B. Mercer took formal pos
session of the drug business so success
fully carried on In the past by A. Hllller
& Co. Mr. and Mrs. Mercer will, of
course, make this their home in the future.
Sumpter is getting all the good people
Dr. Greenlee, dentist, Is located over
the new drug store.
Mining maps drawn and blue printed
by C. H. Fenner, C. E., at Townsite
company office, near depot.
Will arrive soon.- A fine assortment of
clocks. F. C. Brodie, jeweler, Opera
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Mitchell Smith, Mgr. Baker City
General Brass and Iron Founders
GEO. F. MCLYNN, Proprietor ::::::
Special attention given to
repairing and rebuilding all
kinds of machinery.
Bker City. Telephone Red ifti
MCEWEN Si SLOAN, Proprietors.
REPAIRING - A - SPECIALTY
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OPPOSITE THE LIVERY STAHLE.
CON NELL fit MITCHELL.
Dry or half-seasoned wood
in 'all lengths delivered to
any part of town on short
OMct ttii Yard, OppoilU tlictilo Light Workl
All the leading brands of Cigars
and Tobaccos, including a Fnll
Stock of Pipes and Smokers' articles.
Keep Warm !
OUR ALREADY LARGE STOCK
OP MEN'S CLOTHING HAS
KEEN FURTHER ENLARGED
HV THE LATE ARRIVAL OP
HEAVY SILK UNDERWEAR MACKINAW AND
GENUINE BLACK MELTON SHIRTS JUST
THE THING FOR THIS LOCALITY. j j j j
GRAND STOCK OF COMFORTS. BLANKETS AND HUD
PING GOODS.-ON Tilt: GROCERY SUM;. NF.W LONDON
LAYKT RAISINS, MAPLE AND ROCK SYRUPS, FTC. FTC.
C. J. Johns
P. D. HEALY
REPAIRING DONE AT SHORT
Agency for Green-Wheeler and
Buckingham Si lleclit Shoes.
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Hepecl. Men'i Horn. I
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