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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (May 9, 1900)
THE SUMPTER MINER.
Wednesday, May 9. 1900.
TALK OF THE TOWN.
Don't forget to register.
Dr. Greenlee, dentist, is located over
the Surnpter Drug company store.
J. S. Hughes returned from Pendleton
yesterday and left today for his Quart
C. !'. Haht has opened his assay office i making favorable progress with both es
on Center street, where he is now ready I tablishments.
George W. Welgand, the leading mer
chant of Bourne, was in town Monday,
calling ot) his friends.
Herbert I.. Davis, of Sumpter, is out as
an independent candidate for the office of
constable for this precinct.
President Cannon, of the Electric Light
and Power company, says he thinks the
plant will be ready to operate -by the fif
W. L." Vinson is in town to Jay lookinH
aftei his extensive business Interests. He
was accompanied by K. O. Hotter, ol
Helena, Montana, an old friend.
It is reported that the two prisoners, Al
Kerlou and Kill Wallace, who escaped
from the Canyon City jail last week,
were captured near (Jranlte Monday.
George II. Poster and C. W. James, ol
Maker City, democratic candidates for re
corder and clerk, respectively, have been
in Sumpter this week, looking alter theii
Stages to ( iranllc, l.awtou, Ruurnc nnd
other camps adjacent to Sumpter le.ivt
every day crowded with prospectors,
promoters and men looking tor mine.'
which they wish to buy.
(i.ti. McNamara, president, and .1. N ,
Ksselstyu, manager of the South Cougar
Mining company, went up to tlie"mlnes
Monday In lav out the work for further
development ol this property. J
Captain C II. I hompson arrived in
town last night, alter an absence ol j
several mouths. He is now operating i
over hi the Snake river country, having i
seemed a copper proposition there.
I). It. Young, Alitor ot the Kooteuay
Mining St.indaul, who has been advertis-'
ing a lire excursion to Sumpter, arrived
in town Moiul.iv. 'Ihe Guldliuch group1
of claims which he stocked has been'
1 first number the latter part of net week.
This seems to be a promising field for a
C. E. Haight, who came here several
months ago from Glehdive, Montana, has
recently taken charge of the boarding
house at the North Pole mill. He also is
manager of the store established there by
the Sumpter Grocery company,, and is
Baker City Demecrat: Mr. Hcjpklns,
of the firm of Downey, Hopkins & Co.,
grain and stock commission dealers of
Portland, Seattle, 'Tucoma aniL mother
points' througVonfthe Northwestpwas in
the city yesterday. Mr. Hopkins is one
of the promoters of the proposed Hllgard
eV Gritnlte-rallwwdr and expresses- hlm-H
self of the certainty of the building of the
CONCERT. THyRSDAY JiVENlNd.
Given .Under the Aurpices of the Pretty-1
IcrUn Choir. ,
Tomorrow evening at the Presbyterian
church, beginning at 8 tiVocJ?, A.colicert '
will be jjlyen by the cholpufiiaf promises to .
be a musical treat. The following excellent
program will be rendered; 4 , , '
I'l.imi villi I n jy nl (il.llllv Wnll;f
DouMr iU4flrl Dime Where the Millet ll'omn
MrJ.viie While, Swmi, Stellen nj K.hler.
Mriwv. SleIMn, Wt'itvrr, Sw.in anj MnMln.
MrliiJvliinn miIii Omir lliil) Splrll
. .Mr. S. N. Steele.
Duel, riimlr t - A. II. d
Gillie Sp.ilJIni; An.l I:. Slt'lren.
Vocal viln ... Mnlv Clt
i:. .Sjjle While.
viitilc Jurt. . .. .Money .Matter
Mr. Sunn, All. ItiiMlnt.'.
Duel ...... ... u .Man.'nlln HiiJ fcultar
MliieJ Antra anj Stella Itnmkj.
Hiii. In imtiune filve the Hoy a Qtanfe
,Miw. I la lev, .M'ms. WrjrrnJ Weaver.
Vn.'.il villi ... I'oilillnn
Atl. S. N. Slrrtr.
Quailrl, In uisHiin,' Mutti-rce Ihe larin
.Mevlamrt Kahler. ll.ili'V, Sunn.
Mi'kM. Sunn .inj Weaver.
I'lann villi ... .(.ol. (ioelllnu't (iranj March
Crockery;, Glassware, Tobac
co, Cigars, Oranges, Candy
and Nuts. Everything carried
in a first-class grocery store
SUMPTER GROCERY COMPANY
ELLIS BLOCK, SUMPTER, OREGON.
Orvill-Brown Wrestling Match.
We, the undersigned, do hereby agree
to wrestle two best in three, catch-as-catch-can,
no holds barred, 'two hundred
Dr. Block was called to Bouaiia Sun- "'id "fly dollars (5250) aside, winner to
day to attend t ieorge Maurine, who was ' -'Ue everything. The match will take
suffering from traumatic pneumonia, place in Hllis opera house on the evening
caused by having his body unshed be- of .May 10, 1000. Both men shall be in
tween two timbers while working in a ' Hip rlnn at 9 o'clock sharp. We hereby
mine some davs pievious. sign and agree that Joseph Schmidt shall
Colonel Kldpalli, a Spokane capitalist 1 ,r ,l":'1 9.taleliolJsr for this match. The
and polltUiau, brother ot the gie.it his
torian, was In Sumpter Sunday, having
come in from the west, where he had been
to look over the country tor 100 miles in
the dlreitiou ot John Dav.
Henry Stuait, loreiuauol Till MlNliU,
leaves tod.iv with a complete punting
plant for Praiiie City, where he will es
tablish (lie Praitie City Miner, issuing the
last J150 to be put up the day of the
1 Jack orvii.i.,
1 W. T BROWN.
Sumpter, Or., Apiil 18, 1000.
PUKMSIIlit) ROOMS Over Post Of
Ike, neat and comlortably turnisheJ
rooms, single and en suite, with use of
piano, tour dollars per week and up. Mrs.
"Old age brings experience, and some kinds of
experience brings 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 hundred 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.
Red Room Suits, ; f 15-00
Red Room Suits, better ones, Eastern Hardwood, 17.00
Wall Paper, per double roll, (umpiev ii), is- to i.oo
Queen City Furniture Co. person &EPPing
! Phcne Red j6i. " RAKER CITY, OREGON '
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4t 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
NEILL MERCANTILE CO. " J
During the next jo days every
new subscriber to The Miner who
pays $2.00 for one year's subscrip
tion in advance will be given one
assav for gold of any rock he may
bring in, Free of Charge.