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About The Maupin times. (Maupin, Or.) 1914-1930 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 30, 1914)
Devoted to the Interests of Southern Wasco County
VOL. I, NO. 5,
MAUPIN, SOUTHERN WASCO COUNTY, OREGON, SEPTEMBER 30, 1914
THE YEAR $1.50
RODEO IS IN
Crowds From Southern
Wasco County Are
In Attendance at the
Final arrangements have been
completed for the Dalles' big an
nual event, The Rodeo and Wasco
County Fair. Already the city
is assuming the appearance of an
early day town in the cow
country. Big cowpuncher hats,
bright colored shirts and hand
kercheifs are very much in evi
dence.and the whole city is work
ing together to make the 1914
Show the biggest and best ever.
The Dalles is realley the home
of the Rodeo, and although others
have taken up the idea, all per
formers in this line look toward
The Dalles as the original Wild
West Show town. Wild West per
formers always like to come to
The Dalles, and a large number
of the stars in this line have al
ready been contracted with. The
Famous Spain Brothers, John
and Fred, Baldwin, the champ
ion roper of the World, Cuba
Cruthfield fancy nd trick roper,
the Roach Brothers, experts at
tieing' and in others Wild West
performances, Darrel Cannon,
and Max Gaunt, exhibition riders,
James Massey, Buffalo Vernon
and Frank McCsrrol.bulid gj?ers,
Lee Caldwell roper and rider,
Johnnie Tvacke, CharleBolinand
Smithly Corbett will be at the
Rodeo, as well as many other
prominent performers, the fair
sex will have its representation
in Babe Lee, Hazel Moxie, Hazel
Walker, Maude Bolin, and others.
Jim Crouch, who last year was
the prize winner here in a buck
ing contest, was to appear, but
he received injuries at Top
penish.from which he died a few
days ago. Many famous horses
will appear at this Show. A few
of them are Introduction, Snow
Storm Mollie, Handsome Harry,
Lookout, Morgue, the Jew, Sun
fish Mollie, Snake, Rambler,
Maggie, Twister, Bald Hornet,
fete Arrangment have been made
to secure horses that have never
been ridden before, and efforts to
ride them will provide much
amusement for the crowd.
Liberal prizes have been arrang
edfor in all events, the total
aggregating in the neighborhood
of $5,000.00 and as the very
most expert person in al lines
have been engaged as judges,
fair tr eatment is assured every
The committee in charge has
arranged for one continous round
of pleasure and profit. The
mornings will be given over the
agriculturl, Live stock, and other
exhibits, and no aduission to the
grouds mill be charged in tha
forenoons. In the afternoons the
Rodeo- the amusement feature,
will hold the boards. There will be
races Of all kinds, such as runn.
ing, relay, pony express, Indain,
squaw etc. There will be bull
rideing, fancy roping, bucking
contests, wild horses ' races, in
fact, every moment of the time
will be taken up with thrilling
Wild West feature; A -cow boy
parade will be held each morn
ing at 10 o, clock.
Have you sampled those salted
nuts just received at Styer's?
Try them and you'll want more.
Claud Wilson, of Shaniko, was
here last week to meet E. C.
Dunning and wife, of Portland,
who were comeing out for a
Mothers, see that your Boy
gets one of those fine cordu
roy suits for school, none
better, prices right.
Our stock of school shoes are all NEW let
us show them to you.
A fine line of domestic and imported fruits,
also fresh cabbage and beets
In III Him
Agent A. C. Eagen of the
O-W. R. & N. Co. reports that
the month just past shows the
biggest cash receipts of any like
period in the history of the O-W.
R. & Co's. station at this place.
The increase over the best previ
ous month was three hundred
dollars, or twenty-five per cent.
The cash receipts for the month
were $1,500.00 in round numbers,
a sure indication of prosperity in
Southern Wasco County
"Father, what are smoke talks?"
"Conversations in Fittsburgn, mj
Man was made to mourn, And woman
was made to see that he keeps everlast
ingly at It Chicago News.
"What's the age of your youngest
"Break-age." Boston Transcript
An Old Cuitom.
Teacher Now, Willie, name one ot
the customs at Christmas time. Pupil
Running In debt Life.
Lots of Pie.
"This speaking of my mind Is pie to
me." "You certainly don't mince mat
ters," Baltimore American.
Not Good at Thai
"He Is as good as his word."
"Yes, but he uses such shocking bad
language." St. Louis Post Dispatch.
Below His Standard.
f Hto Hww-Well, sir, drunk as usual?
Bum No, your honor, not quite. Buf
Broad and Narrow.
'Mips is a man of broad views." "El
nctly, but in narrow circumstances."
"Do you give money to your wife?"
"No, sir. I have no bad habits what
ever." Minneapolis Journal.
Too many men seem to think the
way to show their colors is to show
their teeth. Omaha Bee.
Watch our window For display of
Brilliant, Safe, Beautifd
Twice the Light at Half the cost
Ask for Demonstration
Sfi ATTUCK BROS.
The Store of Better Service
Harvey and Brinton Slusher.of
Duf ur were in our town Friday.
Mrs. Delia Thornton and child
ren, who have been at Grange
ville for some time, spent Wed
nesday night in Maupin, being
enroute to their homestead on
Mrs. Piercy and daughters,
Lucile and Violet and son T. D.,
of Mosier, are here visiting at
the Stuart home.
A, F. Russell and wife were
here this week from Smock.
Mike Crager is helping Jack
Donaldson build a chimney in the
Willard Houston waa doing
repair work on E. A. Mayhew's
Dr. Frnacis is putting in a
stock of drugs.
Wesley Ray and Henry Rich
ardson have completed excivat
ing for the Fischer Garage.
William Fischer and Harold
Moad nave started a farm within
the limits of our beautiful and
growing city, its dimensions are
thirty by forty feet; it will be a
modern institution in every way,
the work all being performed
without horses or mules.
Jerome Buzan was a returning
passenger on the south bound
train Wednesday afternoon.
Grandma Harpham is reported
Dr. Francis was called out to
Criterian Tuesday evening to at
tend one of the Canfield children
who had swollowed a quantity of
W. H. Staats and Co. are have-
ing their warehouse painted.
The Maupin school house is
E. A. Mayhew toOk a ear full
of men to Keeps Mill.
Dr. Hatfield came hame Mon
day f ram a trip to Portland.
All Around Town
Geo. S, Gray takes orders for
harness at rock bottom prices,
L. D. Kelly and family are in
The Dalles enjoying the Rodeo.
Forty-nine cars of stock have
passed thru here over the two
railroads from Central Oregon
to the Portland market within
the past ten days.
The Times has been establish
ed one month and now has a
subscription list of more than
one hundred pretty good for
one month, isn't it? Most of
these have been cash' subscrip
tions, paid in advance. In a few
instances we have extended to
reliable people a brief credit, i
convenience which we will al
ways be glad to offer. The ex
pense of getting the paper going
has been heavy and we are in
greater need of your assistance
at this time than we will be later
Do it now, get on the bandwagon,
subscribe today, pay today if
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At Reasonable Prices
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A Cordial Welcome to All
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Geo. Woodruff came back from
the county seat Saturday.
E. J. Fischer planned a trip to
the mountains but the rush of
automobile business kas prevent
ed him from taking this well
W.H. and John Williams re.
turned from a hunting trip to
the mountains Sunday, They
report killing two deer.
Clem Mathews and Bert Mc
Clure departed for The Dalles
Bring your watches and clocks
to Emmons the Jewler.
Mesdames Johnson and Welter
were Dalles bound passengers
Wednesday going as delegates to
the state W.C.T.U convention.
The farmers' Warehouse has
this season shipped thirty-six
cars of wheat; with 22,000 sacks
still in storage. The greater
part of this latter amount is in
the hands of farmers who are
holding for higher prices
Services held at Shorty Town-
sen d's 6 P. M., A. P. Martin's
11 A. M. Ererybedy invited.
Mrs. Wright and grandaugh
ter, Miss Green are visiting rela
tives in tkis city.