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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 14, 1900)
THE SUMPTER MINER.
Wednesday, February 14, 1900
CURE FOR "COLD FEET." 1
Just Listen to General Warren
,1 Make His Talk.
j A representative of I III: MlNI:l chanced
to find General Warren alone In his olficc
jne day till. week, reading over n bunch
of letters from people everywhere, who
had seen llie Sunipter Townsite com
pany's advertisement in this paper. They
ill want to mine to Snmpter, ol course,
and this pleases the General. He talked:
" I here Is going t he ' bigger stam
pede to this (.amp during the next sl.x
mouths than to any mining district in the
history of the West. It will continue for
:i year or mote. I am playing the game
for the present great business activity toi
Continue two years. Uvery day we get
many letters from every direction, the
w titers ol which state their intention to
Come to Snmpter at an early day to live.
"Ynuask whatefleil the building ol I
the much talked ol mails trom I. a ( irande ,
and I'eiidletou to ir.iuite and Canyon
City will have on this tow u. Remember,
the roads ,ue not built yet, but I hope and
believe that our or the other will he con-
strutted In time; the unuitry over that '
way needs .1 railroad. Hut before .1 pound
ol fielght or a passenger is hauled into j
Giant louuty by steam, Snmpter will 1
have a population of .'o.ooo, with electlU
toads ruiiulug to all the Impoitaut stir-1
founding camps. I have no doubt but
that the iniiiull will grant us the fran
chise we are now ashing lot, and if this'
Is done, we will he opriatlng elettik tars
to Itourue bv the middle ol the mining ,
suiumei. It those r.illtoad builders over .
tit l.a drande and I'eiidletou areatrillei
shy ol te.tdv money, we ian accommo-1
I hen ( irneral Warren handed to t lit
wtilri the compauv's bank book, opened
at the February account, which showed
that he has at hlstommaud enough money
In a loial bank to burn a wet mule. He
haul: "We don't owe a dollar, and have
nil hand siillkleut available luuds to
Cany out all of our contemplated plans.
I hi. mult,- 1 liir. lit t?iiiiuilr fiim 1 .
. f II MH'IIV . 1.1 IIVIV III wllllll'll, ll'll, 1,
tlon't have to go auyw here to raise it.
"We aie in the market to buv anything
that Is good In this settion of the country.
I have ottered to purchase both the electric
light ami waterworks plant, paying 2$
per cent In twenty-four hours and the re
mainder hi thirty days. I am of the opin
ion, how ever, that these properties can't
be bought. Ai. Vinson knows a good
thing when he sees It. There are other
pal lies in town now trying to buy these
MCI:VI:N Sl.OAN, Proprietors.
"REPAIRING - A - SPECIALTY
J SHOP J
OPPOSITI: Till: LIVliKY STAHLIi.
General Htass and Iron Founders
t and M.ichiuists.
! Baker City
I Iron WorksT
' GEO. Is. MCLYNN, Proprietor ::::::
i Special ' attention
i repairing ant) rebui
Special attention tiven to
repairing ant) rebuilding all
Baker CitV. Telephone Red 161
& Co. '
Dispensers of only the
Including Old Overliolt, Can
adian Club. Ushers and James
Watson Scotch Imriorted 1881
Hrandv, Three Star Hennessey,
and all the Leading Hrauds of
Whit sand Cigars. New and
Hlegant Fixtures. Comfort
able quarters for gentlemen.
No better service in Oregon.
T 0. Billinftr 1 Co., Plopi.
(Formerly Hotel Van Diiy'n Hid.)
Only exclusive whole
sale ilru house in the
state. We sell only
to merchants. Make
the best prices on min
ers' and assayers' sup
plies. Frefch no higher
than from Portland.
Write for quotations.
Spokane Drug Co.
COKKI-I.I. & MITCHELL.
Dry or half-seasoned wood
in 'all lengths delivered to
any part of town on 'short
- v' ;. ' -.
0ct M Yr. ultt tlNtilc UM Wtk
The Price Feature. j
a First the Quality, S A
Then the Price. i
When you consider that for every brand of superior quality in any class of mer
chandise there are from ten to a hundred-brands of imitations and Inferior grades
by the same name, you will readily see that there must be just that many prices.)
The Very Best that the Markets Produce Can
Be Found in Our new Store.
The Gordon & Dilworth
Table Fruits, Pre-crves, Jellies, Jams,
Pickles, Salads, Fitc. (There may be
others, but none better.)
Canned Goods, Tin Vegetables and
Fruits arc as fresh and nice as we used
to get on the farm. Kvery package
Mince Meats and Apple Butter In large
packages for hotels and camps are the
best we can get and we guarantee the
prices as low as any.
We are iiete for a portion of
. j ON AND AFTER FEBRUARY 1. 1000 J J ,
j j j THIS WILL HE OUR MOTTO: . . . j
For Cash Only!
OUR prices will not anticipate the
probable losses of the credit sys
tem, as was heretofore necessary, but
these losses will be given to our cus
tomers in REDUCED PRICES. Come
and see us and bring CASH.
KAHLER & HAWLEY,
OPERA HOUSE SALOON
Agents for Matting
ly and Moore Whis
key a jo-year-old
whiskey as good as
Elixir of Life. All
whiskies are out of
A i ft V.' 1
Laminated Cotton Quilts
as soft and Huffy as down, full size,
Salteeii covered, new pat- 2 (f
terns, worth more money, pJJJ
Union Woolen Mills Blankets
Not one fibre of cotton even In the
mills. Full to-4 sie, 4)j lb weight,
pink mid blue plaids,
worth 55.25, our price,
Fancy Persian Borders i
Cream ground, extra sle,
, weight 7
pounds, the price does'nt
tell the value
your business at a reasonable profit.
or your money back. ;
bond and guaran
teed the genuine ar
ticle. Popular re
sort for Commer
cial Travelers and