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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 7, 1900)
Wednesday, February 7, 1900.
THE SUMPTER MINER.
MORE BRICK BLOCKS.
David Wilson Here to Resume
David Wilson, the man who Is famous
for having built more brick blocks than
any other one individual in the Northwest,
arrived in Sumpter several days since to
look after his interests here. MlNbR
readers will recall the fact that last fall he
entered into a contract svlth the Sumpter
Townsite company to erect joo feet front
of brick structures on south Mill street,
Including a modern hotel 100 feet square.
Two stores, of fifty feet frontage, were
completed last fall.
Although these are not now within the
business limits of the city, strictly speak
ing, it is extending in that direction so
rapidly that they have both been rented
at a good figure.
Mr. Wilson is here now for the purpose
of erecting two more stores adjoining
these to the north. For the present they
will be only one story in heighth. Brick
have been contracted for at Baker City at
a high price. According to the terms of
the contract it is not yet time to begin
work on this portion of the block, but Mr.
Wilson sees the wisdom of hastening
He will not commence the construction
of the hotel until he gets his own brick
yard in operation. This he will do as
soon as the weather permits in the spring.
Its capacity will be 20,000 a day.
Along the block immediately south of
the railroad track, and It is hoped its en
tire length, Mill street will be widened
from sixty to eighty feet, property owners
on each side giving ten feet. W. H.
Mosby and Mr. Wilson interviewed the
owners of lots on the two blocks Monday
and yesterday and secured signed agree
ments to this effect, covering all except
about too feet, and this will doubtless be
covered in a day or two. The Wilson
block sets back ten feet from the present
front of the lot, with this idea in view.
Non-Commtuloncd Offlotn Troop B.
The weekly drill of Troop "B," the
Sumpter Rough Riders, was held Monday
night in Ellis hall. Hirst Sergeant Thorn
ton instructed the men in foot movements
and marching. The uniforms, arms and
equipments are expected to arrive March
1. Captain Muir has announced the fol
lowing as his selection of non-commissioned
efficers: First sergeant, M. E.
Thornton; second sergeant, Otto Her
locker; third sergeant, W. W. Warren;
guidon sergeant, Sam R. Stott; troop phy
sician, Dr. M. E. Anderson; corporal, H.
G. Wood. B. H. Davis has been detailed
to act as secretary to the captain.
Every piece of type in THK MINER
plant Is new and strictly up to date. A
back number jobcan't be done In this office.
See those new omforters and blankets,
at the Nelll Mercantile company's.
Several tons of grain hay for sale,
quire at THE MINER office.
If you dttlre
, ARTISTIC HON WORK
d Order Irom one who
T. know how.
11 It thouM t Jon.
I only know only on- klnj nl work, nj
lli.t 1 ILT ri AtC
t HANRAHAN, THE PAINTER.
upp. iMKhi'i on Mill Mrrct
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JEWELRY FACTORY ...
Mitchell Smith, Mgr. Baker City
Mining Properties on working bond
A good promising property something
ranging from $5000 to )p,ooo
A producer ranging In price from Sioo,
000 to $750,000 and upward
For sale 6 new houses and lots.
Fritz & Dwyr
COR. CKNTCR AND ORANITC
M. B. MERCER
(Succtttor 10 A. HUlier Co.)
TOILET. ARTICLES,. STATIONERY OPT
ICAL GOODS SCHOOL BOOKS AND
SUPPLIES. 1. 1
WE BUY ALL OUR GOODS
IN CARLOAD LOTS
The Order of the Day
Having added the entire stock, store building and
ground of the Sumpter Hardware Co. to our for
mer large GENERAL MARCHANDISE establish
ment, we call special attention to the fact that the
PLUMBING AND STEAMFITTlNG department
will be made a prominent feature in the future,
and your orders will never be delayed. Plenty of
material and skilled workmen.
j j j
C. J. Johns
Real Estate, Loans and Insurance. Mining Patents Obtained
Years of experience In Baker County Records.
No. 2104 Court Street, Baker City; Oregon.
! KENTUCKY LIQUOR HOUSE
Wholesale and Retail
rinttt bran di ol honJrJ Mil RnoJt, IncluJInr Ol J Ovcrholi, Or n Mlvr, Monogram, Jmi Moor
Walton' Scotch, Canadian Club WhUkl anil Mrnntity .Star HranJy,
GAGEN & SLOAN, - - Proprietors
Gen'l Agts. Celebrated Olympia ileer on draught or by bottle.
THE GEM SALOON
A. J. STIIMSOIM, Prop.
(Successor to Snyde & Stinson)
Only the Best Brandsjaf Liquors Served Over the Bar
SUMPTER, - - - OREGON
P. D. HEALY
REPAIRING DONE AT SHORT
Agency for Green-Wheeler and
Buckingham & Hecht Shoes.