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THE SUMPTER MINER.
Wednesday, August i. 1900
The Sumpter Miner
Offkl.il Paper of the Town of Sumpter.
WIMIMIIII I VI MIT VVIDSIMIAV MY
C. II. MARSH AM) J. W. CONNI-LI.A
AIWAVS IN ADVASCI.
InlirrJ l the ptnlnrttce In Sumpter, Oregon, fnl
transmission through the null, ax teconj class
POPULATION OF SUMPTER 4,500.
1 1ll: blowing In nl the Mueller here Inst
week marks ;in irtiport.itit epoch in the
inlnfiiK industry of eastern Oregon, .is j
well its the imliiNlil.il development of
ANOTIII-K building boom will he Inaugtl
rated in Sumpter hy September. Instead
of a lot of cheap frame houses as were
erected here last fall and winter, tills time
substantial brick and stone hhkks will he
IN iK4) congress passed a law requiring
all railroads engaged in Interstate com
merce to eipilp their trains with power '
breaks and automatic couplers. For seven '
years the big corporations have defied,
congress miiJ sacrificed the lives ol em ,
ployes to their gie-d. Attet this long
liKht the aw goes into effect today.
QUI: universal rule in newspaper offices ,
is that .in unsigned communication shall ,
never he published. I he reason for this
cast iron regulation is so apparent that
any one of average intelligence ought to '
recogule Its force .vilhout being told.
And yet, during the past week Till: ,
MlNliK has received two such communl-1
latioiisthtnugh llf malls, l
IT Is reported Horn Merlin that Lieu'
tenant (iener.il Von l.essel, commanding,
the German forces in China, whom !
limperot William has just promoted to
the rank ot general commanding an army '
col ps, has been selected as commander
in-chief of the allied lorccs. Why this1
lepoit should ionic liom Helliu, Instead
of the seat ol operations in China, is a
little strange. I he ihaiues ale that the,
lepoit is not altogether accuiale.
IP rill: toreign missionaries In China
are still alive and old l.i Hung Chang tan I
demonstrate this in he a lad, his idea ol '
holding them .is hostages until satisfactory j
temisof settlement with the powers can
tere.iched is chir.iClerlstlc ol the Celestial
mind aiulthe nations will sacillue liuull ot
pride and desired lev enge and iiidemiiltv
inouey to save the lives ol a lew ol their
subjects and representatives, which the
Chinese government knows to be ,i tact, '
hut cannot appieii.ite. It sikIi a trade is
forced at this time, inav the Christian
I .old and the heathen Cnnlucius have
uieicy on the pigtails when the clviiled '
powers nnd another excuse lot making a
I'lll- anat lusts nine to Patterson, New
leisey, lo get a "good man" to kill King
liumhett, ol Italy, and he vertaliilv did do
the job hi a workmanlike manner. One
ot tlic names by vvhUh the assassin is
know n is ( iaetuo Hressi, He winked
In one ot the laUorles it Patteisou. He
Is s-ild to have been an excellent operatise,
industiioiis, peaceable and intelligent.
He wis a member ol the "Inner circle" of
the anarchist organization, by the edict
ot which he was ordered to do the deed,
and he never hesitated a mument. I heie
is considerable lood tor thought in this
incident. When an industiioiis, quiet
man will calmly commit a ciitne tor uhkh
lie will forfeit his lite, done in tile interest
ol what he considers a sacred cause,
there Is something heroic In the act;
whatever may be said of the judgment
and discretion of the hero. In this con
nection, it is stated that Patterson is a
hot bed of anarchy, as well as the breeding
place of trusts. The two flourish to
gether. May they exterminate each
other when the final finish fight is pulled
off, and may good, law abiding citizens
not get mixed up in the scrap.
I AN estimable lady of l.a Grande re
' cently contracted some disease at Baker
I City, said to be small pox, from which
she subsequently died. Now the La
i Grande papers are publishing revengeful
editorials about "two eastern Oregon
towns" that are secretly harboring con
tagious diseases. The names of these
1 towns are not mentioned, but Baker and
: Sumpter are as clearly meant as If the
names appeared in every sentence. There
Is no contagious diseases in Sumpter.
' Last week there was discovered one case,
fioni another camp. The man was
promptly placed in the pest house and no
oilier cases have since developed. The
town authorities, health officer and city
physician have handled the situation here
in an admirable manner, and for months
past there have been no sickness here
remotely resembling any form of con
tagious disease. Last winter and early
spring this town was greatly injured by
false reports regarding its sanitary con
dition and the health of Its residents,
started hy the Knocker, official organ of
the bears. Till: MlNI-H makes tills ex
plicit denial now for the purpose of coun
teracting the evil effects of this report
being again maliciously circulated.
B. L. McLAIN
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- nu'i'l in regular imim II at I Ills ll.m .it the fill
tun on llu irj sleep ol every seven suns ol each
miHin Ml UeJ .Mrn visiting our hunting grnunJt
ale minimi- I. S. Allium,
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Pioptitlti (uminid ind Rtperted en. Memetr Ore
0 Mlni Slock (chine,
14(1 I HIRI) ST.
17 a I- si ARM,
(.rlilrr. tor. High St.
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I'rittUe In all the Count of the Stale. If. S.
lanJOitur anj Mining llllgolon Specialties
Rooms c anj o
W CRANDC. ORi:.
L T. BROCK, M. I).,
Physician and Surgeon.
Sumpter, Oregon. ,
Special Attention (liven to Surqerv anj to DIs. '
. eases ol Women. OKice, Sclll Ulock; ReslJence, .
(iranltc Street near Mill
J ohn Temple Grayson
The Highest Reference
Given When Require J . ...
BAKER CITY. ORG.
Cable AJJrest Templegray, linker, Ore
pBNNKK & WORTHINGTON
Civil and Mining Engineers.
I). S. Deputy .Mineral Surveyors lor Oregon, Wash
ington, Uaho anj Montana. Engineers for the
Sumpter Townslte Company, Limited.
Underiouftd intf Ntinl Surveys,
H. T. HENDHYX & CO.,
Mines Bought, Sold and Developed.
Ilargalns In Sumpter District
SUMPTKK, . OKEGON
W. A. SAMMS,
rMKCH CITY, : OUCOOS
Reliable plans, specifications an J estimates turnlsheJ
P. O. Don .
Phone Main i.
Office; it South Center Street
Mining and Civil Engineer.
U. S. Deputy Mineral Surveor
Mapping nnj Hlue Printing.
Mine examinations nnj report maJe. Special at-
tintlon given to ryanlje process.
II. S. Deputy Mineral Surveyor lor Oregon anj
Uaho. (.laminations anj reports on mining proper
ties. Ornce ttlili Utile lilant Mining Co.
AtlU. STHLCT. SUMIMFP. OBfOON.
Justice of the Peace,
City RecorJer anj Noiarv Public.
Agent lor I jrlclJe I Ire Extinguisher. Sumptrr.
OTT & SHELTON, y "
lie. tJi I tnv
I Attorneys at Law.
CHAS. E. ROBLIN,
Room v I Irst Hank ot Sumpter SUMI'TI R. OR
, W. M. W. HAMILTON.
Mining anJ Consulting Engineer.
Mining Properiirs ExainlneJ anj
Moielnc anj Neal CoJe.
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Physicians and Surgeons
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