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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 14, 1900)
Wednesday, February 14. '9Q"
THE SUMPTER MINER.
TALK OF THE TOWN.
Einll Scrlvncr die J here Monday of sonic
trouble with the he.-irt.
W. C, C.nldcr is away on business, to
Cortland and other (oast cities.
Miss Brcchtcl, of Walla Walla, is in
Similiter, visiting her lather and sister.
IJ.iii McKinnon, of Greenwood, R. C,
has purchased the cigar business of (i. W.
I Charles Richardson and William Mc
Coy, of Waltsburg, Washington, were
here some weeks since and invested in
Sumpler real estate. They returned last
evening, being accompanied by Sol Hard-
1 man, Thomas Newport, George Palmer
and W. H. Fletcher of the same town.
1 THREE FINE SALOONS.
In the State of
J No More Elegant Resorti
1 Swiinricli.it In rvldrnrr of Sumnter's
lorn Gray has stilliclently recovered to j pr()spertV( present and ftl)rCi there las
leave the lnnpli.il and will return to Sump-1 bee 0)(rM(.j w ,,,,, ,,,,. pas, wcck ,hree of
ler in a day or two. , (c mos, e.,bor.lte establishments in east-
lite Friday Night Dancing dub will em Oregon, where the drinking public
give Its second Imp this we.ek, on the , Ci, ,ave the inner man satisfied, the eye
evening of the sixteenth. I deliglited and the purse or nugget sack
Charles K. Miller, local agent for the I depleted to its entire satisfaction, if such
Cortland Telegram, returned Sunday from be the Inclination.
.1 prospecting trip to liuck Gulch. , At the "Crystal Palace," Caldwell &
J. 12. Cake Is a new resident ol Sump- Mallory have a somewhat different corn
ier, lie comes here to act as bookkeeper I'lnatiou from the others, ill the way of an
for the A. C. SI1.1W Lumber company. ' P " rc;,lV clrKait chop house,
,, ,. , ... I fitted with a seven-foot French range, pre-
C ever to hers, prom nent merchants . . . . - , . .. V ' ,,
, , ,,.. . ,, ... . , ' s Med over by a Ca morula French cook
of Maker Cl y and Ceudleton, have been . . , J . . , ., , ,.
. o , ' , . , I espec a y mportrd for the house. Here
In Similiter thh week, "looking around." 1 ' ' '
' the Doors are coveted wilh linoleum, tables
Hie Methodist congregation gave an wh smv whe ,jm.ns. , f.ic, lace ,
eulertaliiinent at llieihuuli Monday even-'K.llur;KC ,,,,. ,,,, f;lMa()l,s f appe
lug, III celelitnllou of the birth ol Ulicohi. I ,,,,.. Tll.s. .. flmnrctln.i wilh a bar
..- ...... ... - -- -- -
I:. I. Siimmrivillr, of Athena, is In the
city, headed Inward Granite, when- he
has extensive realty and mining Interests.
t. II. Allen has sold out Ills furniture
business on Center street to I), C. Gos
uell, ol Kalama, Washington, who has
come line to reside.
W. II. Sargent, ol the linn ol Cox iV
Sergeut, ( irauite merchants, was in
Siuupter cesieul.iy on his way home from
a business trip to Coill.iud.
I.ee Tei.isdi, manager ol Clever Itros.
branch shoe house at Ceudleton, was In
town Monday, on .t tilp of Inspection of
this widely advertised camp.
Miss Cattle H. Huberts has moved her
oilier to the Helview building, over tin
Hudson Mercantile company's store, hav
ing dissnlved.itlaugriueutsw till .Miss l.li
Mike Mahoury, the old-lime mining
man, who has been ill at the Capital hotel
lot the past week, Is recovered, and will
soon resume work on his promising Hiuk
t Milch mining claims.
Frit cV Dwyer, the live teal estate and
mining brokets, have lemoved their ollice
to the front ottice of the old Itasche build
ing, on Mill stieel, foi meilv occupied by
the telephone company.
Mrs. Kiusly eiiteilalnrd the Whist club
at the Capital hotel last evening. Miss
Canie Spalding and A. M. Kettle won
fust piles and Mrs. Thornton and I:. C.
Slelleu the boobies.
"Old l:ellx," who pioneered in this
couutiy forty years ago, one ol the lew
old-school miners now living, is in Siuup
ter, sliug up the city, where but yester
day, In his experience, was an unbroken
room furnished fit to grace any large cltv,
witli liquors as good as money will buy.
Private rooms, desks and writing mater
ials for patrons makes this a favorite re
sort. Woodward & Hammond, next door
north, have also opened a lirst class liquor
house, elegantly appointed, and their
opening Saturday night was perhaps the
largest attended alfair of the kind ever
had in Sumpler. Moth the proprietors are
Cortland men of experience, and are sure
to make a popular house of the place, to
be known hereafter as "The Cortland."
The linn of J. W. Cox & Co. opened
their doors Monday evening, in the for
mer Hed l-'rout comer, though the large
ind cost I v fitted room is not yet com
ple'rd, and the formal opening will not
take place until Saturday night of this
week. It would seem to nianv that the
new linn is actually extravignnt in its
ideas of lixlures for a place of 3000 peo
ple, and where there are some twenty
other saloons, but Atessrs. Cox & Co.
have that supreme faith hi the future that
Is shown by all Sumpter business people,
and are entitled to the credit of having as
line a bar room as can be found in the
state of Oregon when all Is completed.
No one need "go dry" in this man's town.
Complete stock of olfice supplies at
Adler's Crystal Palace.
I he Mint saloon, corner Center and
Sumpter streets, serves the best brands
on y of wines, liquors and cigars.
Dr. Greenlee, dentist, is located over
the Sumpter Drug company store.
Several tons of grain hay for sale,
quire at Tllli MlNKIt ollice.
"Old age brings experience, and some kinds of
experience brings old age.
JUST MARRIED FOLKS
Some others, too, no doubt, will nerd furniture
tor their new homes. We are ready to serve
them. Wr have already supplied satisfactory
furniture for hundreds of new homes; we can do
as well for hundreds morr. 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 Koom Suits, 915.00
Bed Hoom Suits, better ours. Eastern Hardwood. 17.00
- , " Wall Caper, per double roll, (umiir), 15c to 1.00
Queen City Furniture Co. ptte,o & EPPinT
Wione Red j6i. BAKER 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. I
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
j j PLANS AND ESTIMATES FURNISHED J J
TS developing the Storm King group of 6 claims,
situated yX miles northwest of Sumpter.
There are five distinct ledges. The tunnel now
being driven will tap three of them at about the fol
lowing depths: The first one at about 100 feet, the
second at about 1 50 feet, and the third at 250 feet.
Assays from the surface as good as the average
assays of the district. WE INVITE INSPEC
TION. A block of stock Is now on the market at
2)1 cents per share. We recommend it as a good
Sumpter Free Gold