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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (April 4, 1900)
THE SUMPTER MINER.
Wednesday, April 4, 1900
TALK OF THE TOWN.
J. I). Goss left Saturday for his home
in St. Paul.
Mrs. General Wnrren went to tinker
Dr. Greenlee, dentist, is located over
the Similiter I Jrttu company store.
Mr. and Mrs.A.W.Hcllis went to linker
Glty Mond iy, returning home yester
day. Attorney N. C. Uictinrd. left for La
Giande today to prove up on a timber
Edward Everett Young reached home
today from a visit to his old home in Ala
li.iina. T. J. Qulnby, of Granite, died at tliat
place last l:iiday, of pneumonia, aged
Mr. and AWs. I law ley liave returned
from Sutnnie'ville, where tliey went to
buyr their little daughter.
S. S. Start, one ol I lie promoters of the
Alamo tnwnslle proposition, has recovered
from a two weeks skkiiess.
The armature In (lie electric Ikht plant
hurued out Monday night, necessitating
the shutting down nl the plant for a few
'the contract for paving Mill street
will probably he let this afternoon. Two
reasonable bids have been received for
doing the work.
I Jr. J. I Dickson, of Portland, partner
of the late Archie Downle, was in Sump
trr yesterday. He came to linker City to
attend the funeral.
Dudley D. Lancaster, a prominent
mining broker of Spokane, largely Inter
ested In Reservation properties, arrived in
Sumpter this forenoon.
P. I). Mealy has remodeled the room
where lie formerly conducted the shoe
business and will have a well appointed
cigar and fruit store there hereafter.
Look out for lle.ily.
Mrs. Dr. Tape returned tills week from
Detroit. They meat home In the house ,
011 High street, formerly occupied by Mr. :
and Mrs. Kiclutds, who have moved to1
the lillK house on South Mill street. !
I:. C. (lore received a telegram this j
forenoon stating that his wife had died in i
Los Angles of spinal meningitis. The
lemnlns will be shipped to their home In i
Spokane, for which place Mr. Gore left
Herald HIIN, private secretary to Gov I
ernor Mackintosh, left Saturday for his i
home In Rossini d. He was here on busi-
ness connected with the Governor's In
terests In the Sumpter Townsite Com
II. N. Carrier, funnel Iy of Spokane,
passed through Sumpter Sunday on his
way to Prairie City, to examine some
mining proptrty in that section. On his
letum lie intends spending some time
about Sumpter, on the same mission.
I he Sumpter lownsite company moved
its office Monday from the building in the
rear of the First Hank of Sumpter to the
"lift.... A, ,mc Mnr mi Cintli Mill
-mvii ui .jwhu iivin, uu hiuum nun
street. One of the store rooms has been
partitioned into three apartments, making
very convenient office rooms.
Goss & Swigett have moved their real
estate offices from up stairs to the bank
parlors on the ground floor, In the same
building, where they are nicely located
I and hi direct connection with the bank.
I Some extensive deals have recently been
I consummated by the linn, principally for
'I he outfit of the Colorado Transfer
company, extended mention of which was
made In these columns last week, is now
in the corral at Pendleton, except about
forty stray horses that have not yet been
rounded up. The stock now at Pendle
ton will be driven through to Sumpter,
leaving there tomorrow and will be here
in about five days.
Clark Snydc returned several days
since from Denver, where he had been on
business for a month past. He reports
I that much interest is manifested among
I mining men there, regarding the Sumpter
j district, and that many of them will Come
I out this season. '1 hey ami their class
from Montana arc the best people on
earth to secure for a mining country.
G. II. Poster, chairman of the county
democratic central committee, and C. VV.
James, secretary, were in Sumpter yes
terday, seeing what arrangments had
been made for holding the democratic con
vention here Saturday. The democrats
will meet in Ellis Opera house and the
populists In the fraternal hall, which is in
the same building.
Dr. Tape's Umbrella.
Will the party In possession of my silk
umbrella, marked with my name, please
return same at once to my office in llnsche
building. DK. G. W. TAI't:.
"The Portland. " conducted bv Wood
ward cv Hammond on Mill street, is a
representation of its name. A visit will
convince any skeptics.
The Mint saloon, corner Center nad
Sumpter streets, serves the best brands
on y of wines, liquors and cigars.
Quart and placer location blanks of
the mot approved form for sale at Till:
The celebrated Jed Clayton brand of
wliiskey at the Mint saloon, corner of
Center and Sumpter streets.
Sumpter souvenir spoons. l- C. Bro
die, watchmaker and jeweler, Opera
The La Internacioiial (Mexican) cigar
on sale only at the Mint saloon.
The Columbia beer, brewed In Sumpter,
is today as good as any made.
Ask for the Columbia beer, brewed in
"Old age brings experience, and some kinds of
experience brings old age.
JUST MARRIED FOLKS
Some others, too, no doubt, will need furniture
for their new homes. We are ready to serve
them. We have already supplied sitislactory
lurnlture for hundreds of new homes; we can do
as well for hundreds more. Our stock allows
easy selection at all times. There is always
plenty here tor every room in the house. All
our goods are priced on a cash basis and It will
pay you to give us a call.
lied Room Suits, $15.00
lied Room Sults.better ones, Kastern Hardwood, 17.00
Wall Paper, per double roll, (wuriii), 15c to 1.00
Queen City Furniture Co. Patterson &EPpiKer
Phone Red 361. BAKER CITY, OREGON
Crockery, Glassware, Tobac
co, Cigars, Oranges, Candy
and Nuts. Everything carried
in a first-class grocery store
SUMPTER GROCERY COMPANY
fh.LIS RI.OCK, SUMPTER, OREGON.
!n Clothing, Boots, Shoes,
Hats, Caps, Kubber Wear, Etc.
New arrival of Neckwear
and E & W Collars.
Neill Mercantile Co.
Cor. Granite and Mill Streets
TS developing the Storm King group of 6 claims,
situated 3,V 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 so 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 10,000 shares of stock is now
on the market at five cents per share. We recom
mend it as a good investment.
Assays of $150.90 have been had within
the last few days.
Sumpter Free Gold