The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905, May 16, 1900, Page 5, Image 5

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    Wednesday, May 16, 1900
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The Johannesburg
of America . . .
'There is a Tide in the Affairs of Men, Which, Taken at the Flood, Leads on to Fortune;"
That Time has now Arrived at
.. Sumpter, Oregon ..
The Mining, Commercial and Financial Center of Eastern Oregon.
Population, Feb. 1, 1899,
Population, Jan. 1, 1900,
Population, July 1, 1900,
The Brightest Star in the Mining Firmament
Sumpter, Golden Sumpter, is surrounded by dividend paying mines. There are ten quartz mills running day anil
night, turning out thousands of dollars in dividends. The district stands today,
for development made, second to none on earth.
Sumpter has a Railway
Pour Saw Mills Three Jewelry stores. Three livery and freighting stables.
Electric light plant, with 60 arc lights and 2000 Two drug stores. Three stage, transfer and freighting companies.
incandescents. Three cigar and confectionery stores and news Six stage lines.
A most modern so,ooo water system with 30 stands, with 12 newspapers on sale from the Three blacksmith shops.
fire hydrants. mining centers of the United States. Two harness shops.
Public school buildings and church buildings. Two furniture stores. About 300 dwelling houses.
One steam laundry. Two tailoring establishments. p.leven business houses under construction, two
Two savings and one safety deposit bank. Two millinery emporiums. of which are brick.
Two newspapers. One fish market. Three two-story brick building completed.
One opera house. Pour meat markets Seven assay offices., numerous real estate, min-
Pour hotels. Pive barber shops. MK brokers and law oflices, besides physicians,
Ten restaurants. Two bakeries. dentists and civil engineers.
About 15 lodulng houses. Sixteen saloons. Number of secret societies.
Six general merchandise and grocery stores. The Sumpter Club. No city taxes.
Two hardware stores and plumbing shops. One brewery. City out of debt.
Pour dry goods and haberdashery stores. Two hay and grain stores. Splendid lire department.
The place for up-to-date, conservative, practical men to invest. Seeing is believing. Come and see Sumpter and
compare us with Republic, Rossland, Dawson and Cape Nome. The
Sumpter Townsite Company, Limited,
Capital stock $100,000 paid up, are now placing on sale a limited number of lots upon terms to suit purchasers.
TITLE GUARANTEED PERFECT. United States patents over six years old. Warranty deeds given. Corres
pondence solicited. Call on or address
Sumpter Townsite Company, Limited,
TOM C. GRAY, Auditor.
W. C. CALDER, Secretary.