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THE SUMPTER MINER.
Wednesday, September 13, 1899.
TALK OF THE TOWN.
Tlie itinerant street fakir lias discovered
Attorney AlcCulloch Is visiting Ills fain
lly in Portland this week.
J. C. AlcShelby Is In town today from
the Cooper group of mines.
Silas Jones, representing a Portland
candy factory, Is In town today.
Trains are crowded dally with new ar
rivals, notwithstanding lodging is at a
I:. K. Alellls, the Maker City mining
broker and operator, made a flying visit
to Similiter Wednesday.
Mrs. Thomas AlcEwen returned Wed
nesday evening from a visit with friends '
at Union and l.a Grande.
J.I:. Hiri.li, one of the well informed
prospectors of I lie Similiter district, made
'I III: AllNlik ollice a call this morning. '
John l:. I.elaud has been out to the
Cooper group of mines this week and ,
reports that forty dollar rock has been '
A ridi strike in the Ibex was made a
greater part of the time, lias been in town
and vicinity tills week for the purpose of
making a general tour and visit to all the
mines and camps and becoming familiar
therewith. The colonel Is directly inter
ested with Geiirral Warren and associ
ates in the land company, etc., etc.
R. I.. Graves, an assayer and chemist
of considerable experience In Arizona.
j Utali and Montana, lately arrived In
! Sumpter from the British Columbia mines,
where he has been engaged In his pro
fession for the past year, to accept a posi
tion In one of the mines at Granite. He
was most favorably Impressed with this
mining camp before he saw any of the
II. H. I'rltz Is a new arrival from Re
public, Washington. He has opened
up a real estate and mining broker's office
next door to Till: AllNI-U office
rrit. has spent some time durin
summer In the Snake river and Seven
Uevils country, but says he finds nothing
to compare with the ricli mineral deposits of j
of Sumpter and surrounding country. '
Paul I:. Polndexter has been Induced ,
by the business men and brokers of
Crockery, Glassware, Tobacco,
Cigars, Oranges, Lemons,
Candy and Nuts
Everything Carried in a First Class Grocery Store,
3Sumpter Grocery Company
ELLIS BLOCK, SUMPTER, OREGON.
Week or ten days since. It Is reported Sumpter to act as correspondent for the
tills mine has been sold to an English
Messrs. Woods iV Maker have opened
their new saloon, to be known as the
Uaniiiet, on AMU street, witli a full stock
ol high grade cigars.
Idaho Statesman, which paper will give
this town a square deal. This work will .
b- very largely a labor of love on Mr.
Captain C. II. Thompson has again '
shown his faith In Sumpter bv the spot !
HEADQUARTERS j Jt j
FOR COMMERCIAL AND MINING MEN.
AMke Wiiglit, of Helena, an old time t!,!1' purchase of the residence and lot on i
the southeast corner of Center and North
streets, the conveyor being Miss Edna
' Miller, daughter of Airs. Tedrowe, con
I Tom Heady, of the Bunker Hill, has
purchased a one-fourth Interest in the
Blue Bird claim, situated four miles from
Granite. Grant Thornburg, proprietor
of the Hotel Grand, at Granite, retains a
Baker City buy, alter a ten days tour of
inspection In Sumpter, I tit on the noun
train lor Baker, impression favorable,
sure to return.
Air. II. I j. Colton, of Portland, repre
senting tin old and reliable Massachu
setts Alutt1.1l Life Ins. Co., of New York,
was in Sumpter In the Interest of his
company miring the week.
C. S. VAN DUYN, PROPRIETOR....
ONE BLOCK FROM THE S. V. RY. DEPOT.
PASSENGERS WAY-BILLED TO ALL INTERIOR POINTS..
GEISER BLOCK, SUMPTER, OREGON.
P. A. Pulley and W. L. Lt.dwlck, two I "-M Intenat. The property will be
eastern business men, are here to engage
in the boot and shoe trade, of which the
manufacture of miners and prospectors
footwear will be a specialty.
V. A. Schilling, the popular city ticket
agent at Portland for the O.R. & N. Co.,
was In Sumpter Tuesday evening, on his
way to the vicinity of the Golconda mine,
where he has some mining Interests.
Wesley W. Warren, ore buyer for the
Northport smelter, came In Tuesday from
Cracker Creek and Cable Cove district.
Mr. Warren will make his headquarter-')';"; 'U
in Sumpter district during the winter.
Airs. Josephine Porwood, of The Dalles,
who has been visiting her sister, Airs. C.
S. Van Duyn, lor some weeks past, left
Sunday lor home, but expects to return to
Sumpter soon to remain permanently.
S. P. Shutt, formerly editor of the
Sumpter News, was In town this week
winding up his business altairs here and
Indulging in a tew vain regrets for having
disposed of Ids property interests too
developed at once.
Wm. Turner, sr., interested in the Last
Loaf mine, a valuable property, was a
Baker City visitor this week. He accom
panied his son Will to that city, who was
on hh way to Portland, where he will
attend school this winter.
A. II. Harrison and E. E. Barcliard,
two mining men and capitalists, are here
looking over the country. They recently
sild the B. C. mine in the Boundary dis
trict, British Columbia, where they have
NION .BARGAIN STORE
The Rlace For Bargains
j jt k4 Ladies and Genu Furnishings and Novelties j j ,4
Opposite Sloan & McEwen's Stable
TOILET ARTICLES, STATIONERY, OPTICAL
SCHOOL BOOKS AND SUPPLIES.
Aliss Edna .Miller, daughter of Airs.
I edrowe, lias returned to her home alter
a two weeks visit In Baker City. Aliss
.Miller will lease for Portland In a few
days to attend college there during the
L.N. Crane, building contractor, fell off
the root while doing some repairs on Till:
.MlNI;R oliicc and.claimed ti have, broken j
a doen' or so ribs, but took the nueeresl
medicine for such an accident ever heard I
of in medical science. ,
II. J, Jory, an assayer and mining man, '
recently from Republic, Washington, has '
decided to. locate here. Air. Jorv made n i
uiorougn inspection 01 tne mineral re
sources of this section about a year ago
tor Spokane capitalists. -'He has opened
up an assay olfkc at the lower end of
n"i,es;,r"r , . v v , Mines examined, reports and
Col. J. I. Gravson, ot New lorki . , ,
City, well' known In mining circles, and maps tUmiShed.
who Is now sufficiently interested in the
UPHOfSTERER AND MATTRESS
MAKER. FIRST-CLASS WORK ,
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Leave orders at THIS SUMPTER MlNl-K
Samples by mall receive careful
DEPARTMENT BARGAIN STORE
Ladies and Gents Furnishing GooJs and Notions. Consult your interests and
visit our 5C, too, 15c Bargain Counters. "esis anu
L. B. Levi
Sumpter disttM to keep him here a BOX 1:
REPAIRING DONE AT SHORT
Agency for Green-Wheeler Shoes