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THE SUMPTER MINER.
Wednesday, October 4, 1899.
SUMPTER LUMBER CO.
A. W. Ellis Stlls His Interest
to George Stoddard.
A. W. Ellis, who has had an interest In
the Sumpter Lumber company, disposed
of It Monday to George Stoddard, thus
Riving the entire business to Stoddard
Brothers, who now have virtually com
plete control of all the mills in this valley.
They have ordered full apparatus for
new dry kilns, using the hot air blast pro
cess for drying lumber, so that they can
supply the trade more fully than ever with
lumber and material for building purposes.
The mill here employs forty men, the
force having been recently Increased to
that number, owing to the heavy local de
mand. Notwithstanding the large capa
city of tills firm's mills, it Is necessary to
ship in here from the Bridal Veil mills
large quantities of high grade lumber.
The company has added to Its stocks a
full line of paints, oils, glass and build
CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS.
Resolution of Thanks for Fred Woorley
and Alexander Steadman, Soldiers.
At the regular meeting of the city coun
cil Saturday evening eleven liquor licenses
were granted, aggregating $4,400, to J.
B. Schmidt, Gagen & Sloan, Baldwin &
Alheit, jr., Holds Montague, Sullivan &
Daganey, Snyde & Stinson, Z. C.
Wood, H. Finger, Woods & Baker,
frank Rogers & Co., and S. Cleln.
A petition was received to open Colum
bia street from Auburn to Granite. Re
ferred to the committee on streets and
A permit was granted to P. Basclie to
erect a brick building on Mill street.
A sidewalk was ordered 'built on the
west side of Mill street, from Granite to
Ordinance No. 38, creating the office of
city engineer, went to its final reading
and was passed.
The following resolution was adepted:
"WHEREAS; Fred Woorleyand Alex
ander Steadman, when the president of
tiie United States called for volunteers to
go into the far distant Philippine Islands
and fight for their country's right, up
hold their country's honor and make
more glorious yet their country's flag, so
nobly responded to their country's call,
WHEREAS; They unflinchingly walked
In the paths of danger to unfurl Old
Glory's folds more gloriously to the
world, and by their brave and intrepid ac
tion on the field of battle won the admira
tion of the world, and particularly those
who knew them best, therefore be it
RESOLVED; By the mayor and common
council of the town of Sumpter in regular
session assembled this 30th day of Sep
tember, A. D., 1899, that the home com
ing of these two loyal volunteers be
marked by festive occasion, and that we
do on Wednesday, the 4th day of Oct
ober, 1809, at Ellis opera house, In the
town of Sumpter, give In their honor a
grand ball, and there extend to them a
hearty welcome as a token of the esteem
which the people of this community have
W. H. GLEASON,
' A. W. ELLIS,
; John Austin,
W. W. LOONEY,
J JOHN T. PARKINSON,
Opportunity Neglected by Portland.
A few hundred dollars, with some know
ledge of the business and good judgment
would have been sufficient any time this
half-century past, and are yet, to enable a
man to make himself independent in a
comparatively short time In our Oregon
mineral mount-tins. And for men with
greater capital the field has been and Is
still more Inviting. Gradually this fact
Is becoming appreciated in other cities
on the Sound, In Spokane, Salt Lake,
Denver, St. Louis and cities farther east,
and in Europe; and capitalists are begin
ning to take hold of some of the eastern
Oregon mines. The field Is large; op
portunities are numerous; gradually pur
chasing and developing capital will flow
In, and if Portland residents do not take
advantage of these opportunities as indi
vidual investors, Portland as a city must
reap more or less benefit from this in
creasing investment and development
whether much or little depends largely
upon whether we make this city Import
ant and necessary to that great, rich re
gion. Portland Telegram.
LINES OP THE
CARRYING U. S. MAILS.
ia:o p. m.
i:)o p. m.
T40 p. m.
7!o p. m.
10:10 a. m.
8 00 a. mi
7:10 a. m.
you a. m.
Connecting at Auslln llh lc tor Canyon City
anj Interior points.
l'4o p. m. I Lv .V.IKtorj'. . . .Ar I ?:o aT nH
500 p.m. I Ar .llonama. Lv 6:10 a.m.
Connccllnc at llonama with ttagri for I'yx,
Koblntonvllle, Work)', Virginia, Don Juan anj
ti:op. m. I Lv ....Summer. .Ar I 10:10 a.m.
4: jo p. m. I Ar (ir.inlle. Lv 7:00 a. m.
Livery at (iranlle to North I'oik, ReJ Hoy, Dan
ielle ana adjacent mines.
11:10 p. m. I Lv. Sumpter... Ar u:o a. m,
I'uo p. m. Ar llnurne Lv 8 ui a. m.
:o p. m. I Ar. Columbia. . I.v r.o a. m.
Including North I'ole. E. A C, Climax, Ohio and
.0. R. & N.
(lives the Choice ol
St. Paul and
LOWEST RATES TO ALL EASTERN
Ocean steamers leave every s days for
l..imi.rc ninnthltr frnm Pnrtlniijf tt
Yokohama and Hong Kong via the North
ern Pacific Steamship Co, in connection
with the O. R. & N. For full particulars
call on O. R. & N. agent, Baker City, or
W. H. HURLBURT,
General Passenger, Agt. Portland, Or,
Fine job printing only at THE MINER
Oi WE BUY ALL OUR GOODS WHOLESALE AND W
5 IN CARLOAD LOTS RETAIL S3
oe C. J. JOHNS t 1
Is called to our newly-arrived
line of Men's and Boys'
Winter Overcoats, Gloves,
Underwear, Footwear, Etc.
The goods are right and the
prices are right, &
Come In and let us show them to you. J We are alw
to fill orders of any size in the line of MINING SUPPLIES
ays prepared rMt
C.J.JOHNS Sumpter, Oregon &3
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DEPARTMENT BARGAIN STORE
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