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Southern Wasco County Fair Edition
VOL. I, NO. 3,
MAUPIN, SOUTHERN WASCO COUNTY, OREGON, SEPTEMBER 16, 1914
THE YEAR $1.50
SOUTHERN WASCO I I WILL ATTRACT
SECTIONS OF PROSPEROUS WASCO
Tygh Valley Dressed in "Glad Rags" and Bright with Electric Lights
Assures Good Time to all Visitors at the Fair Now in Progress
Wild West and Other Features Will Entertain Crowds
Tygh Valley, Sept. 15
Our little city looks this
afternoon like a county seat
on circus day, with a good
old fashioned country fair
added. The grounds and
buildings are in perfect con
dition and all ready for the
big crowds that will com
mence to arrive tonight.
In fact a number of gay
parties are already ' on the
grounds. An occasional
camping outfit and party
are dotting the camping
grounds with their tempor
ary homes assuring success
to the efforts of the man
agement which has done
everything possible for per
fect conditions upon and
about the fair grounds.
The second annual Southern
Wasco Fair is going to be a
success, the biggest success
of any thing in the way of
entertainment ever offered
or undertaken here.
Ths wild west feature of the fair
will be a Bcream. You don't need
to go to the seat of war In Europe
to find excitement, or to the much
advertised Wild West shows In dis
tant towns to see real horse and bull
riding by the best riders In this part
of the country. The best riders and
tho wildest horses will he here and
perform during the three day of
the fair. You can see a ItEAL wild
west show right here at the home of
the cow boy and the bucking
broncho,- where both have received
their schooling and where both are
at their best There will be no In
human "stunts" but the wild west
performances will be thrillers. A
special arena has been Just com
pleted for these performances.
Exhibit buildings and covered
sheds for displaying and taking care
of agricultural exhibits and live
stock are all in readiness. Exhibits
are beginning to arrive In a manner
that is most . gratifying. It appears
that there will be entries in every
class of atttbtt.'--""' f-
The camping grounds tire a regu
lar picnic place. Tbey have been
cleaned and prepared with especial
care. If there were no other at
traction here It would be a splendid
vacation to come and camp In our
splendid park. The grounds as well
as the town will hi brilliantly Illum
inated with electric lights. Res
taurants, lunch counters, Ice crtam
stands, confectionary stands have
been arranged for In abundance, and
it is possible that good old fashioned
circus lemonade will be purchasable.
A twenty piece band will be on tap
at all times and will furnish the best
of up-to-date music as well as all
the old favorite pieces An old
fashioned bowery dance will be In
progress each night, when the 6est
of dance music will be furnished.
A rest room and every thing for the
especial comfort of the ladle have
The big home talent show at tie
opera house Wednesday and Thurs
day nights Is attracting much atten
tion. Tygh Valley people have es
tablished a reputation in Southern
Wasco County as amateur perfor
mers. And with the training they
have had and the excellent piece
they are billed to produce tbey
should do themselves proud Wednes
ij.y and Thursday nights.
The spines both of the hedgehog tod
the porcupine are nothing more than
excessively enlarged hairs, and on the
bodies of these animals every grada
tion between hairs and spines can be
A telegraph wire In the open country
lasts four times as long as om la
I Just in A Big Shipment From the East
H 0 E
Gent's fine furnishing Shoes
Ladies' Kid button weitShoes
Childrens' School Shoes
We can supply your wants
in Groceries, Farm Imple
ments, Wagons, Manure
One Lessing Player Piano will
be sold here for $415. This
is the cheapest price ever
quoted on this piano.
W. H. STAATS & CO.
- STEEL RANGES
Look Out for the Cold Snap
Our Little $1.35 Heater Will
Give Jack Frost the Laugh
School Books and School
SH ATTUCK BROS.
The Store of Better Service
L OCA L
All Around Town
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Mr. and Mrs. Listel, and child
visited the county seat a few
D. L. Ruthaford quit hauling
Among the recent Dalles visit
ors was Frank Goble, of Maupin.
Jerome (Buzan was in The
Dalles the first of the week,
Miss Hilda Castor accompanied
her grandfather Castor to Ta
coma, to which city he returned
Tuesday after a visit in Wasco
Bring your watches and clocks
to Emmons the Jewler.
Mrs- Staats received a tele
phone message Saturday morn
ing telling her that she had
been presented with a new
granddaughter. The happy
parents are Mr. and Mrs. Grover
Slusher, of Dufur. Mrs. Slusher
was formerly Miss Marion Sax
ton, a popular Maupin girl,
TheO-W. agent reports that
five people bought tickets for
the Round-Up early in the week
not waiting for the reduced
rates now in force.
Jesse Flemming left on busi
ness to The Dalles and Portland
Ed Mays and wife were in
The Dalles a few-days ago.
Friday, C. H. Yockey,- of
Wapinitia, shipped several boxes
of ground cherries to Portland.
0. B. Derthick was in The
Dalles the first of the week.
Mr. Ceere, repredenting Mar-
,ahal-Wells hardware made his
regular trip to Wapinitia and
j Maupin Friday and Saturday.
I Mrs. J.S. Brown and daugh
ter, Miss Brown retnrned from
a ahort visit to The Dalles Ttues-
day. They wete met here by
Mr. Brown in his cer.
E. J. Styer, the barber, for a
first class haircut and shave.
Maupin is on the natural route
for auto tourist travel between
The Dalles and Central Oregon.
I carry all kinds of stones for
rings and pins Emmons the
0. P. Weberg and son have
delivered several cords of wood
to W. H. Staats & Co.
Laco DeCamp is now- able to
be apout without his crutches.
BIG BAND DANCE
Commence to shake your feet
and get ready for the dig Band
Dance to be given by the Maupin
Band Sept. 25th; it will be one
week from next Friday evening.
The band boys will be out in
force and music will be supplied
by the popular Maupin orchestra,
A good time and a big crawd i3
assured. Some attractive posters
have been ordered from the
Times and will be distributed
among the big crowds at 'the
Tygh Valley fair as well as else
where thruout the Country. A
big attendance is assured. Fol
low. the crowd and be at the
Band Dance here Friday night,
Mrs. Staats sold two lots Tues
day, to G. L. Harpham, who fwilj
soon commence the erection of a
i- Geo. Yonng was down 'Tues
day purchasing supplie3 for the
restaurant which he will run at
Tygh during the Fair.
If you, kind reader; or any of
yonr acquaintences attend the
fair, communicate the fact to the
Times, It is news and the boost
will be appreciated by us.
Miss Fischer, of Maupin, will
teach in the Wapinijia school
The Wapinitia band of fifteen,
pieces is a splendid' musical or
ganization and is reported to be
doing especially well this fall.
Mrs. Nettie Muir, who has
been in the D. M. Shattuck
home for sometime, returned to
her own home Sunday to make
preparations to accompany her
son to the Round-Upr
Mr. Thompson, traveling, for'
Fleschner & Myer, was here
the fiast of the week,
Ed Brown and Misi Naoma
Smith left today for the Round
Up. J.F, Cascots fbft Maupin Tues
day for Portland on business.
That Are Meals
Th Kind W Always Srve
At Reasonable Prices
. When in Town MAke oiy
Hotel Your Headquarters
A Cordial Welcome to All .
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