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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (May 2, 1900)
THE SUMPTER MINER.
Wednesday, May 2. 1900.
TALK OF THE TOWN.
Don't forget to register.
Tom Kllpatrick is back from a trip to
the John Day country.
R. L. Neill h.is returned from a rusti
cating trip through the hills.
1 he pest house lias been closed, all the
patients having been discharged.
Dr. Greenlee, dentist, Is located over
the Sumpter Drug comp.my store.
Arthur Phllbrlck Is doing some survey
ing in the Granite district this week.
Dr. Brock's Increasing practice has
necessitated the purchase of a
John l;. Ilosklns left Saturday for Salt
Lake and Chicago to float another min
ing deal. I
b. I'edlar, of Portland, Is here on busi
ness connected with mining Interests In
the district. '
this city. It wilt be an affair in costume.
Programs will be publfshed next week.
J. M. Mayhall'ia,bfight young man from
Tacoma, ha; been installed here as the
electrician for the new Sumpter Light and
Power company, and will make Sumpter
his home hereafter.
General Warren left Saturday after
noon for Butte, expecting to be away for
about a week. It is'.uuderstood that the
object of the trip is to transact business of
a personal nature, closing up his private
L. C. DuHoise, an expert cyanide mill
man of Central City, Colorado, arrived
horse and llcrc- Monday and expresses his Intention
ot locating- Here permanently. He was
formerly In chargc'of one of Del.amar's
mills In Utah.
Charles Miller, one of the early day
mining men of the district, largely inter
ested In (lie Monumental mine, has re
turned .from Portland,, where he under-
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he families of J. K. and R. L. Neill , mUfmiie ,,,,' liMll -yolitlK .,,. Hls
will arrive today from Ported, wh many-friends are .-.Unending their con
they have spent the winter. .-.tufatltms..
U. i-. AUI.eod returned a lew days
since from Prairie City, bring glowing ac
count! for that section of country.
C. M. Donaldson, a mining man well i fnnt in i.. f-imAii i,.i,,. rv... i,.i,ic
known in Sumpter, is reported to have -le p;,rty wi COtttVt of Dr. J. C.
died very suddenly in Maker City this Merrlam,. assistant professor ol Paleon-
i tology and historical geology, and four
students. They will leave Berkeley,
Press dispatches report that the Uni
versity of California will send an expedi
tion into Oregon Hit 'Summer to gather
.1. D. Sullivan, another Spokane min
ing man, Is here this week to Investigate
some mineral claims near by on which lie
lias taken a bond.
I he Sumpter Transportation conpauy
has moved its oilier into the room on the
corner ot Sumpter and Center streets of
Its remodeled block.
P. D. I Icily and wife will leave tomor
row for a few weeks recreation at Yaqulua
bay on the coast, where the councilman
was lormerly postmaster.
Miss Sarali Richards, sister of Attorney
N. C Milliards, arrived from Chicago
Saturday to spend the summer with her
brother and Mrs. kiclnrds.
II. K. Wheeler witli his assistants,
have brru surveying mineral claims for
p.itruts in Hie vkinily of the Red hoy '
mine during tin past week.
Miss l-dn.i Miller, daughter of Mrs.
George Tedrowr, returned home Ihurs
day (ton) Portland, where she has at
tended lollege duilng thr past winter.
C I . Kli.it, an assayrr I rum Montana,
has Irasrd a pait of the building on
Center stteet back of the meat market,
where he will establish an assay ollice.
A. P. ioss was at Granite and l.awtou
Sunday, lie savs things are a trllle quiet
around these ambitious towns at present, I
J. R. Berry, foremaifat the'White Ele
phant mine, near the Bonanza, s down
with pneumonia, but Dr. Brock, his
physician, reports him in a fair way to
recover. While out there yesterday the
Doctor wis presented by Mr. Allen, a
mining man, with a beautiful speclman of
native silver, "frosted" by the great art
list, Nature, as no human workman has
ever been able to imitate. It came from
one of the properties in that camp.
I Co-Opmtlvc Group Bend Taken Up.
1 The original incorporators of the Co
I Operative Gold Mining company have to
j day taken up the bond on the claims of
that company and deeds to the same have
been made to them. A directors meeting
is to be held this evening, at which time
It Is said there will be some changes In
the board and matters put In shape tor
speedy and thorough development, which
will be watched with interest, as this lias .
been pronounced by experienced mining
men to be a hue property, only requiring I
intelligent work in order to make it a!
paying proposition, with possibilities be
yond any of the stockholders' expecta
tions. Public Notice.
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ing mines. Sumpter Water company, proper, are re-
t. ... t, .1 ... .. 1...1..1 i,..r.i. quested to present them to the companv's
1 he holr of the Presbyterian tluirth aic fl)r eN'.,mIna,i()n and nuM,
will glr a coiuert on I ursdav evening, SUMITI-K WATKK CO.
May nth, and judging from the prepara-1 May i, 1000.
lions that are bring made, it promises to (
be the greatest musical treat ever given in , Have you registered yet?
"Old age brings experience, and some kinds of
experience brings old age.
JUST MARRIED FOLKS
Some others, too, no doubt, will need furniture
tor their new homes. We are ready to serve
them. We have nlreadysupplied satisfactory
turniture 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 room In the house. All
our goods are priced on a cash basis and it will
pay you to give us a call.
Bed Room Suits, M.oo
Bed Room Suits, better ones, Eastern Hardwood, 17.00
Wall Paper, per double roll, (umrirt t.), 15: to 1.00
Queen City Furniture Co. person &EpPinKer
Phone Red 361. RAKER 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.
ns NEILL MERCANTILE CO.
We are the people for everything in
the Clothing and Furnishing Goods Line
ONE PRICE TO ALL
N. B. Complete line of Shoes for Ladies,
Misses and Children
L NEILL MERCANTILE CO. &
TS developing the Storm King group of 6 claims,
situated 3,'4 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 $0,000 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 da vs.
Sumpter Free Gold