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About The Maupin times. (Maupin, Or.) 1914-1930 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 19, 1915)
Devoted to the Interests of Southern Wasco County
VOL. 1, N0.19
NjlAUPIN, SOUTHERN WASCO COUNTY, OREGON, FEBRUARY 19 1915
THE YEAR $1.50
Onq of the greatest jmprove
jinents to our little ctyy is the new
-,vvater wofks. The town js sup
plied by a ltrge natnral spring of
;the veiy purest cold water ,that
flows a atream of seyeral hundred
inches. A Jarge "ram" jsused to
.force the water to a reservojr on a
hill above the town, giving about
i?5 foot fall, sufficient for any fire
jSghting purposes the town wil
The contract for putting in the
water aysteni was let to ,G. L.
Harpan. He has has considerable
experience in ths kind of work
and ii very highly pleased with
the result obtained frpm the use of
such power and majntafns' that the
Jtown may well feel proud pf such1
a possession, as no where 'in the
west is there a pface with such an
abundance pf water fpr all pur poses
at such a nominal cost.
W. H. Staats, of the Staats Mer
cantile Company is at the head of
this progressive move whjch js a
fact not overlooked by the people
f hus benefited and the remarks of
gratitude are many,
' Try! Sat. nightlband dances.
Clyde Olliver mads a trip to
Tygh Valley a few days ago to
visit his mother.
Duke Moad returned form an
extended trip through Washington
Clarence Fargher returned from
The Dalles, Tuesday, where he
' was a grand jury witness.
W. H. Staats and wife returned
"'from Portland where they had been
spending a much deserved winter
Dolph Moad returned from The
Dalles the first of the week where
. he was called as witness before the
Mask Ball Monday
.. There will be a mask ball given
in the opera house Monday night,
Fed,.?? Washington's birthday.
Everyone should come to this
merry making event, for it can be
enjoyed by both ojd and young,
whether yon dance or not. Then
the one great feature is the big
chicken supper to be given by the
"Band Ladies." They wilj prepare
a feast long to be remembered, of
chicken in many forms, but we
understand .there will be an age
limit, but no limit to the amount.
Dont forget, this will be an oc
casion where you all enjoy your
selves to your capacity fop pleasure.
E. J. Styer jvill receive a ship-,
ment of smelt Sunday.
pete Kilbitrg, the Tum-a-Lum
lumber man here is improving their
property by placing a good picket
fence aroujid the same and pre
paring for the spring lumber ship
ments. Mr. Davis who runs the Mays
ranch, of the Flanagan country was
in town the first of the week get
ting supplies to cary him through
the spring crop work.
The trout are begining to bite in
the Deschutes, . and the sale of
fishing tackle is increasing very
rapidly. It is becoming a comon
sight now to see the banks of the
stream lined with fishermen, both
old and young and nearly all bring
homea "mess of Dolly Vardens" for
which this river is famous.
Dr. Fellows was very much indis
posed the first of the week, ' but is
improving and says that lie will
soon tie bs.ck to normal. - ' '
A number of our citizens went
to the Cunningham ranch last Sun
day to w itness the wild horse rid
ing by John Muir and George Cun
ningham. They were treated with
a regular wild-west exhibition in
riding bad horses, and incidently
If you want to feel In
Comfort For Winter
en n n TI n
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Mrs. W. H. Staats received a
letter Thursday from Daho Rad
amanovitch, better known here
as Dan Header, who has been on
the battle line in Austria, but at
Dugaresa sufferiag from a bad
wound received wtyile fighting
the Servians. He is quite well
known here, having worked on
the railroad when they were buil
ding through and later made this
his headquarters. Mr. and Mrs.
Staats helped him in some busi
ness matters while here and he
has always been grateful to them.
He was an American citizen but
was pressed into Bervice whije on
a visit to his parents,
Wil)ie Fisher, son of E. J. Fish
er has been very sick with typhoid
fever for the last three yveeks, He
is now improyiug and thought to
be entirely put of danger.
Raymond Vanderpool has just
recoyered front an attack of ty
Mr. and Mrs. PeeTalcott's daughr
fer is again able to be out after a
Severe seige of typhoid fever.
The Baud Ladies are preparing
for the big chicken supper for the
dance Mmday nfght, Dont for
get to come and enjoy the masquer
ade and the supper.
Rev. T. Welter is holding . a
series of revival meetings at the
M. E. church and is arousing quite
Thos. Muir and his mother lfeft
a few days ago for a visit in Pend
leton. . .
Get your orders 111 early lor
those smelt coming for Styer, Sun
day, J. Conklin will leave for Port
land Saturdy night to return in a
j Mrs. Mary Jane Woodruff, wife
of Mr. Van Woodruff, 4ieJ"if their
heme in Tygh Valley' Feb. ( 20th
1915, at the age of yo years1 4
mouths and days. tya7 Ja"e
Van Balkenburg was born at te
cauica, 111., Oct., i6th( and
was married to Mr. Woodruff at
Polo, 111., Oct., 4th, i8&5. '""
. She came to Oregon with J)er
husband and two children in
i874 aud located at Silverton until
1886 when they moved to Tygh'
Valley where she passed away.
She js survived by her husband,
two children and three grandchild
ren. One son, Qeo. Woodruff of
Tygh Valley, and daughter, Mrs,
W. G. Morris of The Dalles.
J. W, Ayres is away this week
to the county seat and other points.
, Grandma Earlow is again on up
per Smock tfie guest of her son,
' Dr. and Mrs. Irvine of Maupin,
came Monday for a visit with Gra.
ndma Farlow, but in her absence
from home, the duties of hostess
and cook fell on Evans Parish, vhc
it is said served an elegant dinner.
N. E. Whiteomh isaoain work-
ing for Mr. Fleck, .
II. H, Hull is reported very
much improved in health vhen
last heard from,
. barlow Brothers have 42 yce
joung lambs, and about tuty 1
Mr. Mulvany is preparing to start
his saw mill running on Gate creek
About an inch of snow fell on
the prtrie the night of the 15th
making it seem almost like winter
Edward Disbrow is cutting wood
for Fallow bros,
Walter Bedford shot several coy.
otes last week, Alber Russel one,
and Mr, Uiusen one.
Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Thornton
were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Albert
Mrs. Melvin Thornton has not
yet became sufficiently convalesced
to return home, having been bed
fast most all winter.
Veruie Thornton is staying with
his sister and going to school.
In spite of the bad roads of the
last few davs. our rural mail car-
' rier Mr. Floyd Eubanks has been
making his trips in very quick tinicj
I carry all kinds of stones for
rinirs and cins Emmons the
Note the advertisements in this
issue. Trade at home and build
up our resources.
The band dances are becoming
popular. That dance music is
bringing them. A nine piece or
chestra rests the band occasion'ly
Saturday night band dances!
Small Causes of War.
Nine hundred years ajro a dispute be
tween Modems and Bologna over a well
bucket began a war which devastated
Europe. A Chinese emperor once went
to war over the breaking of a teapot;
Sweden and Poland flew at each
other's throats In 1054 because the king
of Sweden discovered that his name In
an official dispatch was followed by
only two etceteras, while the king of
Poland's had three. The spilling of a
glass of water over the Marquis de
Torey led to war between France and
England, and a small boy, by throwing
a pebble at the Due de Guise, led to the
innsfcncre of Vnssy and the thirty
R. H. Drake, of Portland, has
been hare for the last two weeks
organizing the United Artisans.
The first meeting was held
Thursday night, when the offic
ers were elected and all prelimi
nary business attended to-
The lodge is starting off with
a good membership and they
will nave a meeting nei vvea-
nesday night for the purpose of ;
initiating several new members.
Everyone is invited to come and
enjoy a big supper after the bus
iness of the 'lodge is over, which
will consume only a short time.
Now is the time to join the
Artisans, as the charter is still
open and it is one of the best
erders in existence.
Walter Ashley just left for Port,
land where his wife has been, for
some time for her health. She
was reported as failing rapidly and
it is feared that tudereulosis has
All kinds of jewelry repaired
by Emmons the iewler.
Pipes, Coffee and the Orient.
In ttie "Arnbtun Nights' Entertain
ments." which are said to be such
faithful pictures of oriental manners,
there Ik no mention of the pipe. Neithe'r
In coffee to be met with la those tales,
so delightful to all ages. We with
Jltlleulty ImHftine an oriental without
his chibouk, and yet It Is certain they
kuew nothlnt! of this luxury before the
sixteenth century. At present, such Is
the almost Imperious necessity felt by
the Turk for smoking and coffee that
11 u kouu us tliu kuu announces the set
rliiK of t lie sun during the fast of the
Kiiinndnn. before he thinks of satisfy
ing his craving stomach will My solid
food, be takes bis cup of ' See and
Hunts his ppe.-Phlladelphla Inquirer. 1
t. . , ... ..... .
"I distinctly saw you with police
nam's arms around yon."
"Ob, yes, muinl Wasn't It nice of
mm ? He was sbowln me how to hold
a burglar If I found one In the house."
I Scfiaool Smppli!
School supplies have arrived
and I have opened a store to the
public in the front room of the
postoffice and will offer the best
values for the lest money. To
hose making a goodly purchase
we will give a premuim. Tablets
5c, 10c and 15c. High grade
box paper, 15c to 25c Penny
crayons. Penholders 2 for 5c.
..Pencil boxes, . with individual
drinking cups, all for 10c. Inks
of hes quality 5 and 10c.
W. H. TALCOTT,
Our 2nd Car of
tri (Ti TQ Best by Every Test.
In I .A II JlX Unconditionally
Try a Sack. Be Everlastingly Convince 4
Henery Nelson Derthiclj an old
pioneer of this section, died at
The Daljes' nospj,taJ Thur-day
night, February 18th. He lias
been suffering for some ti na
from paralysis and vyas taken to
the hospital for treatment, but
seemed to grow steadily wose
until he passed a.$vay. The de
ceased was an early settler in
this part of Oregon, where his
labors helped bring it from a wil-,
derness to the present state of
He is survived by three sons and
One daughter, all of Juniper
Flat. They are, A. A., 0. t$.,
Jasper and Mrs. Mary Confer.
The funeral services will be
held Sunday, 'tt the Kelly ceme
tary, about eight miles from
Maupin. - .
Pitfalls of Slang.
Host tin India) to you see that fa
natic jer there? He has eat on tbuf
corner and Jq that posture jvlthouf .
moving for six, months., traveler (froin
America) Gee, thatis going soinsl-r-Chlcago
"They sny he gets $25 for his speech"
es!" "Yep. He's pecuniarily gifted."
Clevelund Plain Dealer.
A CHEERFUL FACE.
Next to the sunlight of heaven Is
a cheerful face. There is ni mis
taking it. The bright eye, the Un
clouded brow, the sunny smile, all
tell of that which dwells within.
Who has not felt its electrifying in
fluence) 7 One glance at this face
lifts us out of the mists and shadows
into the beautiful realms of hope.
One cheerful face in the household
will keep everything warm and
lifihi within. Ah, there 11 a world
o1 ih,iic in the cheer ul tacel