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THE SUMPTER MINER.
Wednesday, January 24, 1900
REAL ROUGH RIDERS.
Cavalry Troup to Be Organ
ized in Sumpter.
The following telegram, received Mori
Jay, will he of interest to Till: MINER'S
readers at home and abread:
Portland, Oregon, January 22.
Editor THIS SUMI'TliK MINER:
The state military hoard has granted
the organization of a cavalry troop In
Sumpter. T. KING MlJIR,
Capt. Co. E, 1st Kegt., O. N. G.
A short time ago M. I:. Thornton hegan
igltating (lie formation of a mounted cav
alry hrauch of the state militia in Sump
ter. Me securrd 46 signers to a petition
to that effect, and through the influence
of Captain Mulr the state hoard has
Mr. Mulr is captain of Company E,
First Regiment, at Portland, which is the
crack regiment of (lie state. The efficien
cy of Company I: l due to Captain Muir's
energy and example. His company loves
him as a man and swears hy him
as an nlllcer. At one time lie was
lirst lieutenant of Company A, l:lrst
Regiment, the "biggest" companv In the
United States no member of it helng
under six feet tail. Superintendent Thorn
ton, ol the eleclrk light works, was a star
member of the company, and his unusual
sie placed I1I111 in the lirst four, composed
of giants fi fret 4 indies in height. Cap
t.liu Muir served two years as a private of
this company, and was promoted for elli
ilency. The company disbanded, and
C-iptaiu Mulr was commissioned captain
of Company h. He u III sliottly remove
his family to Sumpter to reside perma
nently, and his enthusiasm and example
Is certain to make the Sumpter "Rough
Riders" a success.
.Among the members of the troop who
are old militiamen, and who have served
us commissioned ollicersare A. I. (Joss,
0. E. Rohlln, M. E. Thornton, Wesley
Warren and Dr. Anderson, the latter
having served with distiiutiuu hi the Phil
ippines. ?The troop u III he mustered hi as soon
as arrangements are completed for arms
Granite Towiulte Patent.
Granite, the town ol promise 14 miles
I ruin Sumpter, is now a town In fact, says
the Evening Telegram. l:or some time
there has been litigation ovrr the site, but
that lias all been settled, ami yesterday
proof on the timusite was made at '.lie l.a
Grande laud ollue. The tiling was made
by jo residents of Granite, each of whom
will be entitled to a town lot. The re
mainder of the 80 acres proved will be di
vided into ,to 11 lots and sold, the pro
ceeds going to the tow 11 (or street Im
provements. , City Council Notes.
At the last Saturday night council meet
ing, Acting Mayor A. W. Ellis was in the
chair, owing to the absence of Mayor
lileasun. Ordinances were passed de
fining the duties and compensation ol the
cKy physician and health olficer. Another
relating to slot machines, declaring the
operation of same to he a misdemeanor
ngd making the penalty mute severe in
cse of minors found playing same. A
Puud ordinance was read and referred to
the Judiciary committee for further con
sideration. I Hospital Tnatra Muting.
(A meeting of the board of trustees of
the Sumpter hospital Is called for tomor
rv (Thursday) evening at 7 p. rn. at the
Httnk of Sumpter.
t c J JOHNS, President.
jThe Mint saloon, corner Center and
Sumpter streets, serves the best brands
only of wines, liquors and cigars, 1
Bunker Hill Office Removed.
The offices of the Bunker Hill Mining
company have been removed to one of the
front suites in the Goss bank building,
from their former quarters with Thomp
son & McQueen. Manager J. J. Pen
hale is much pleased with his new loca
tion, but much more so with some sam
ples ot ore from the Bunker Hill mine,
which he exhibited with great pride to
Till- MINER man, and whose values run
7i.4S to the ton.
Logger's Leg Broken.
Dr. Pearce was called to the Baker
Logging company's camp near McEwen
yesterday to set a broken leg for August
Perron. A rolling log caused the trouble.
Fine job printing only at TUB MINER
JEWELRY FACTORY ...
Mitchell Smith, Mgr. Baker City
O. R. & N.
TO THE EAST
Gives the Choice of Two Transcontinent
NORTHERN ' OREGON SHORT
Spakaue, Minneap- Salt Lake, Denv
oils, St. Paul, Omaha, Kan-
Chicago. sas City.
Lowest Rails to All Eastern Cities.
Ocean steamers leave every 5 days for
! SAN FRANCISCO
Steamers monthly from Pjrtland to
YolWiama and Hong Kong via the North
ern Pacific Steamship Co. In connection
with the O. R. A N. For full particulars
-Mil on O. R. it N. agent, Baker City, or
W. II. HURLBURT,
General Passenger, Agt. Portland, Or.
McEWEN & SLOAN, Proprietors.
REPAIRING - A - SPECIALTY
J SHOP H
OPPOSITE THE LIVERY STABLE.
The Sumpter Lumber Company
The Only Place
to get bills filled promptly and
completely. Kiln-aried and w
ported lumbet. Doors and sash
wholesale and retail. Jobbers'
prices on wholesale orders.
J. B. STODDARD, Manager
On draught or
" The Olympus
H. FINGER, Proprietor.
High Grade Wines,
Liquors and Cigars.
General Hardware, Stoves,
Ranges, Mill and Mining
Supplies Builders and
Plumbers' Supplies. Agents
for Schuttler Wagons g