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About The Sumpter miner. (Sumpter, Or.) 1899-1905 | View Entire Issue (May 30, 1900)
Wednesday, May 30, 1900.
THE SUMPTER MINER.
FOR A BOARD OF TRADE
Meeting to Organize One Held
A number of public spirited citizens of
Sumpter met in Ellis opera house Mon
day evening for the purpose of organizing
a Board of Trade. J. B. Stoddard was
called to the chair and Seymour Bell was
Several gentlemen present made sensi
ble speeches pointing out the need of such
an organization here, and the great benefit
the town would derive therefrom, by
uniting the efforts of business men. Ed
Cannon demonstrated that he meant
what little he said by giving ten dollars to
help the movement along in its Infancy.
Some discussion of the best method to
be pursued in starting off right, resulted
in the appointment of Messrs. Chance,
Warner, Gleason, McDevitt, and Bell as
a committee to Interview business men on
the subject and get their signatures to a
Another meeting will be held tomorrow
evening to take further steps towards per
fecting organization. It is hoped that
this meeting will be largely attended.
Every man engaged in any brand) of bus
iness here should be present. It is very
important that this movement be carried
to a successful issue, for there is no doubt
but what much good can be accomplished
in this way.
W. E. KAHLER RETIRES.
W. R. Hawky Will Continue the General
W. E. Kaliler, former postmaster and
merchant here, leaves today for The
Dalles, to attend a meeting of the stock
holder of the Golden Eagle Mining com
pany, in which he is interested.
Tliis company has been for the past two
years developing its mines near the Bo
nanza, and lias a small three stamp mill
in operation and is pounding on good ore,
which promises to make the owners
wealthy men in the near future.
Mr. Kahler has retired from the firm of
Kaliler & Hawley here, and will devote
his time for several weeks to collecting
some old accounts in Morrow county,
where he was tormerly In business. He
will likewise give tills section some atten
tion in the same line of business, later on. '
W. It. Hawley will continue the gen-'
eral mercantile business here.
Will Start Work on Copper Property.
H. H. Fritz left again Sunday for the
Prairie City district. He and his partner,
Ed Dwyer, have, out there what they
think is the making of a good mine, the
values being principally in copper. The '
object of Mr. Filtzs visit at this time Is (
to put men to work on the property, for '
the purpose of showing up what there is '
in the claim. If It prospects well, it will
be developed. i
Poindexter a Prospective Millionaire.
Paul Poindexter received returns yester-
day from a half doeu assays, made by the
assayer for the Golcouda mine, which
makes him feel like a prospective million
aire. They run all the way from 544 to
$114 In gold and some silver. The pro
perty Is near the North Pole mine, a dis
trict which seems to produce the highest
values. The rock is very similar to that
of the Golcouda.
Christian Endeavor Social.
A social was held at the home of Mr.
Swan, In the Basche block, last Thursday
evening by the members of the Christian
Endeavor society of Sumpter. Music and
parlor games were the order of the even
ing, and a pleasant time was passed.
Other social meetings will be held from
time to time, to promote acquaintance and
general welfare of the society.
Sudden Death of J. A. Edwards.
J. A. Edwards, proprietor of the butcher
shop on Mill street, opposite Basche's
hardware house, died rather suddenly
Sunday evening at the Clifton house, of
j heart trouble and rheumatism. His wife,
I who lived at Union, came up Monday and
1 his remains were prepared for shipment
by Case & Co. and were taken home by
' the widow.
Your Last Chance.
1 Carl Adler, proprietor of the Crystal
1 Palace, has decided to close out his bus
I iness here for the present. Up to next
Friday, June 1, the entire stock of clocks,
silverware, photograph goods, books and
I stationery will be closed out at half price.
All goods damaged by tire and water at
1 your own price. Remember, goods not
sold by next Friday will be packed. Re
t member the place, below the postoflke.
, Notice is hereby given that by mutual
consent of the undersigned, the firm here
tofore existing under the name of Kahler
& Hawley, is hereby dissolved. All In
. debteduess of the firm will be paid and all
outstanding accounts collected by W. R.
Hawley, successor to Kahler & Hawley.
V. E. KAMLKN,
May 24, 1000. V. R. HAWI.I-Y.
All citizens of Sumpter are hereby noti
fied to have the taps made and connected
with their premises by June 1, as after
that date the privilege of more than one
consumer to take water from the same tap
will not be permitted.
SUAPTl:U WATHK CO.
May 1, 1900.
FUKNISH1U) ROOMS Over Post Of
fice, neat and comfortably furnished
rooms, single and en suite, with use of
piano, four dollars per week and up.
The Columbia beer, brewed in Sumpter
is today as good as any made.
The City Green house, at Baker City,
furnishes choice cut flowers.
Ask for the Columbia beer, brewed in
1 Go to Feuiicr & Worthington for all
kinds of engineering.
1 Columbia beer, brewed in Sumpter, is
' second to none.
a r & n.
Gives the Choice of Two Transcontluent
iSpokane, Minneap-'Salt Lake, Denver,
1 oils, St. fain, umaiia, Kan
Lowest Rates to All Eastern Cities.
Ocean steamers leave every 5 days for
! SAN FRANCISCO
Tor full Information rail on or nJJrvik
W. II. IIUHLHUkT,
(ilN'L I'ASS. AOLNT,
Union Smelter Mfg. Co.
OF ST. LOUIS, MO.
Our Sumpter. Oregon, Plant of From
K to 40 Tons Daily Capacity is Now
Ready For Operation.
A spur of the Sumpter Valley Railway Company and easy wagon roads
facilitate the delivery of ores right at the Smelter. Owners or controllers
of Sulphide, Carbonate and Oxide ores, who can contract for their delivery
in lots of 10 tons at least, are requested to forward to us from 100 to 150
pound representing the average character and values of the ores. Such
samples will be analyzed and assayed by our analytical chemist free of
charge, for the purpose of establishing the value of the corresponding ores
to us. and for the guidance of their owners. Our treatment charge, com
paratively moderate, will be goverened by the special adaptability or de
sirableness of the respective ores for our purposes. The product of our
Smelter will be handled by the First Bank of Sumpter and payments for
ores accepted by us will be madt through the same channel. Special rates
of treatment charges will be made to parties in position to contract for a
steady and large supply of desirable ores.
SAMPLES AND CORRESPONDENCE
The Union Smelter Mfg. Co.
S Lock Box P
II. MlilNIIAKI), Sec'y,
WOLFF & ZWICKER IRON WORKS
REPRESENTED BY F. M. WADE.
Manufacturers of all classes of Machinery, in
cluding Crushers, Stamp Mills, Moists, Boilers,
Pumps, Air Compressors, Water Wheels, Etc.
Riveted Steel Water Pipe a Specialty. Cut,
Punched and Rolled for Riveting at Destination,
or made up Complete
J PLANS AND ESTIMATES FURNISHED J J
A. MANNS, Rroprletor.
Butcher and Packer
Fresh and Cured
Sausage of all Kinds
J J J AND CONFHCTIONIiKV
All kinds of Fiesh
Fruit in Season.
O. BRECHTEL, Proprietor
Opposite S. V. Ry. Depot.
Dispensers of only the
Including Old Overholt, Can
adian Club, Ushers and James
Watson Scotch, Imported 18K1
Brandy, Three Star Hennessey,
and all the Leading Brands of
Wliws and Cigars. New and
Elegant Fixtures. Comfort
able quarters for gentlemen.
No better service In Oregon.
T. D. I.lllitr I Co., Piepi.
(formerly Hotel Van Duyn Bid.)