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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (April 11, 1900)
THE SUMPTER MINER.
Wednesday, April n, 1900
TALK OF THE TOWN.
Mrs. John Hagen went to Maker City
Attorney Starr is in Pendleton on legal
Mrs. Hodkey is building a neat cottage
on Warren Heights.
Dr. (Jreenlec, dentist, is located over
the Similiter Drug company store.
S. I.. Lipscomb, a United States mail
contractor, registered at the Capital last
S.iturday from Kansas City, Missouri.
J. I). Stoddard has commenced the erec
tion of a two story residence, 24x60 feet,
facing Granite street, near the school
Deputy County Assessor George W.
lett began the work of assessing the
property holders of Sumpter Monday
Mrs. J. N. Hoffman, at the tent milli
neryslote,shovs all the latest eastern hats
and has received a line line of shirt waists
W. D. Woodford, a miner, fell down a
steep Incline several miles from Sumpter
last week, and broke his firm, which w.is
set by Dr. Ilrock.
C. I:. I.oomls, special agent of the
United Slates laud ollice, is again in the
district and will remain in and about
Sumpter for an Indefinite timc.on business
connected with the department.
George K. liallock, of Seattle, formerly
partner of I:. J. Dwyer at Republic, Is In
town looking for a mining property for a
syndicate of Seattle capitalists, and I:. J.
will come pretty near finding it for them.
II. C. Dlttrich, an architect from Port
land, arrived here Monday, with a view of
remaining If the situation warrants it,
which Is likely; as building operations are
now taking 011 new life with the opening
Major John M. Ihirke, one of the dele
gates to the county democratic convention
held here S.iturday, has prolonged his
visit into a stay of several days, being
engaged in the transaction of an import
ant mining deal.
It. J. Watson returned some days since
from California, where he has spent the
winter. He says many mining men from
that state have heard of the Sumpter gold
fields and will come up this season to in
vestigate and Invest.
David Wilson spent several days in
town this week. He e.Npressed some dis
satisfaction with the treatment received
trom some unnamed parties, and says he
will not begin building operations until he
gels these diflereuces adjusted.
Yesterday was pay day for the Sumpter
I nmber company. There was paid out in
wages more than fjioo, and on contract
work another 5 1000. The mill Is tunning
full capacity, w itli plenty of logs on hand
and an iucteasiug demand foritsptoducts.
James Plsk, who has been dangerously
ill witli pneumonia at his mother's resi
dence on South Mill street for some e tlm
past, Is now much improved and Dr.
Hrock, his physician, thinks the prospects
for his rapid recovery are very favorable.
W. H. W. Hamilton, a prominent min
ing engineer, now superintendent of the
Don Juan mine at Gelser, came down on
business Monday. His expert work in
the examination of several of the best
mines of the district is making an enviable
reputation for Mr. Hamilton.
George M. Welgel, a large property
owner here, former owner of the bakery
now conducted by McCollum & Arm
strong, has returned from Vancouver,
Washington, where he spent the winter.
The usual expression of surpiise at the
growth of Sumpter Is his also.
A. J. Kline and A. T. Vedder, of Pat
tersonville, New York, arrived here Sun
day, expecting to remain permanently
and engage In business after looking over
the field for a few days. The former Is a
brother-in-law of l:. W. Sterling of the
Sumpter Porwardlng company.
Nolle to Creditors.
All accounts and notes due me, not
satisfactorily settled by May 1, 1000, will
be placed in the hands of an attorney and
Dated at Sumpter, Oregon, April 4,
Notice to the Public.
All consumers of city water must make
application to the oltic- of the Sumpter
Water company before the mains are
tapped or any residence or business house
supplied with water.
SUMI'TliK WATUR COMPANY
The voters of the North and South
' Sumpter precincts can now register at the
city hall, E. L. Manning, city recorder,
1 having received the registration books
' from the county clerk for that purpose.
. Potatoes for Safe.
I Lew Rros., of Halter City, have a car
J load of tine Early Hose and White Star
I potatoes for sale. liiutilre at Sumpter
1 l-'orwardlug company.
I Standard or fancy table wines, cham
I pagues and after dinner liquors at the
I Mint saloon, comer Center and Sumpter
The Sumpter Lumber company will sell
doors and sash live per cent cheaper than
any concern In eastern Oregon.
The 1 1 50 diamond ring is to be rattled
at Adler's Crystal Palace Saturday even
lug, Aptil 14, at 8 p. in.
Sumpter souvenir spoons. I:. C. Hro
die, watchmaker and jeweler, Opera
Keep your money in Sumpter and drink
Columbia beer a home product.
The La International (Mexican) cigar
011 sale only at the Mint saloon.
"Old age brings experience, and some kinds of
experience biings old age.
JUST MARRIED FOLKS
Some others, too, no doubt, will need furniture
lor their new homes. We are ready to serve
them. We have already supplied satisfactory
furniture 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 for every worn in the house. All
our goods are priced on a cash basis and it will
pay you to give us a call.
Red Room Suits, i$.oo
Bed Room Sults.better ones, Eastern Hardwood, 17.00
Wall Paper, per double roll, (Mmpit tit). 15c to 1.00
Queen City Furniture Co. Patterson &EPP,nger
Phone Red 6i.
BAKER CITY, OREGON
Crockery, Glassware, Tobac
co, Cigars, Oranges, Candy
and Nuts. Everything carried
in a first-class grocery store
SUMPTER GROCERY COMPANY
ELLIS8LOCK, SUMPTER, OREGON.
W - M
4S NEIL MERCANTILE CO
New Arrival of
I Ladies Shoes
j NEIL MERCANTILE CO. j W
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TS developing the Storm King group of 6 claims,
situated 3,' miles northwest of Sumpter.
There are live distinct ledges. The tunnel now
being driven will tap three of them at about the fol
lowing depths: The first one at about too feet, the
second at about 150 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 50,000 shares of stock Is now
on the market at live 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