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About The Maupin times. (Maupin, Or.) 1914-1930 | View Entire Issue (April 16, 1915)
Devoted to the Interests of Southern Wasco County
VOL. 1, NO. 27
MAUPIN, SOUTHERN WASCO COUNTY, OREGON, APkIL 1 6, 1915
THE YEAR $1,50
J. G. Dollarhide made a trip
to Portland last Saturday in the
interest of the Wapinitia Irriga
tion Co. Mr. Dollarhide with
his sou F. C. have the contract
lor putting the big cut through
below Clear Lake and are rush
jwj things right along.
They use a Hammond steam
jScraper and remove about BOO
yards pf dirt a day. They be
gan work Wednesday and employ
eight men on the scraper alone.
At the present rate of working
fney will complete the cut in
about sixty days after which the
water will be turned into the
nine miles of ditch that is a part
of the big project to furnish
water for the Juniper Flat farm
ei3. Moving Pictures Here
. Next Wednesday and Thurs
day nights, April 21 and 22,
there will be a moving picture
show in the Maupin hall. The
pictures shown are just off the
Portland houses and are the very
heBt and latest shown.
Last Monday night a double
rainbow was seen hanging over
Maupin and the "pot of gold"
must have been dangling at either
end, for the brilliant colors pro
duced in the wonderful phenome
non were the most beautiful ever
witnessed in this section. What
more can one wish for? Climatic
conditions, soil production and
wonderous heavens for Southern
Mrs. L- D. Kelly has the most
up-to-date stock of millinery ever
brought to Maupin. You should
call and get your choice early,
The Litchfield Down-Low built for us by the Litchfield
Manufacturing Company and is low enough for easy loading hut
high enough to avoid trouble. It has practically the same
under-clearance as the Litchfield Standard Spreader Which has
been sold for years.
Come in and see for yourself that there is nothing experi
mental or freakish about the Litchfield Down-Low Spreader.
W. H. STAATS & CO.
New Corn Primer
C. L. Smith, agriculturalist for
the 0. W. E. & N. Co., has just
prepared a Corn "Primer," deal
ing with the preparation of soil,
planting, and cultivation of croo
on 'irrigated or non-irrigated
land . These primers are very
valuable to farmers and a num
ber of copies have been sent to
the agent, Mr. Bell to be handed
out to anyone desirous of learn
ing more about corn growing.
See the line of late fashion hats
hanlded by Mrs. L. D. Kelly.'
J. C. Thrall, father of the pri
mary teacher, Miss M. Thrall, was
up from The Dalles the first of the
The quarterly meeting of the di
rectors of the Maapin State Bank
was held in the offices of the bank
Teter Kilburg has been some
busy the last week storing away
lumber that has been received by
the Tum-A-Lum people.
L. D. Kelly had a blowout Tues
day and found the casing filled
with gaseous matiers that render
ed a change necessary for the safe
ty of his machine.
Ilev. Welter has painted the
parsonage and thereby added great
ly to the appearance of that resi
dence. More should follow the
example set by Rv. - Welter and
help beautify the town
"Billy" Williams assumed tliej.
role of monarch last Tuesday
against L. C. Wilhelm, sheepherd
er and ordered the herder to round
up the sheep in such a manner as
to provoke a rebelious spirit and a
retort savory of bad results. After
recognizing his mistake in think
ing Mr, Wilhelm the herder, Mr.
Williams returned home and has
since had very little time for aught
else but manufacture excuses.
5 iH.-"' v , . . ' ' ') J'
TO THIS COUNTRY
General Victoriano Huerta,
former provisional president of
Mexico, who for nearly a year
has been an exile in Spain, ar
rived here Tuesday on the Span
ish 'steamship Antonio Lopez
General Huerta was passed by
the United States immigration
officials as a transit alien, after
he had declared under 03th that
he would do nothing that would
in any way involve the neutrality
of tne United States.
The ex-president said that he
had come to the United States
partly for pleasue and partly to
attend to some personal business!
connected with family matters.
He swore that he had no inten
tion of going to Mexico or to
Cuba. The length of his stay
here he said was indefinite, but
he would return to Spain, possi- J
bly sailing from New York early
General Huerta was met at
quarantine by representatives of
th press and by an array of pho
tographers. While submitting
to being photographed in every
desired pose, he declined to say
anything as to his mission
agreeing to meet newspapermen
at his hotel here next Friday
Regarding this appointment
ne said: I understand that my
presence in this country creates
in you the desire to know my
views about the affairs of Mexico
and I promise to satisfy your
wishes to the best of my ability.
I beg you, gentlemen, to remem
ber that no interview with me
should be considered as authen
tic unless it carries my personal
General Huerta was acconipa-
CARRIES 2 TO
The Multnomah Road Bond is
sue that came to a vote on the
14th, carried by 2 to 1 in favor
of the bonding issue of over one
This will mean that for a gd.od
many miles in every direction
from Portland the roads will be
finished with hard surface.
, J 1 J 1
Oregon has needed good roads
, ., . . A. .
for a long while and this step is
one that is very commendable
and shows a progressiveness
among the people that means the
state is entering on a new ear. .
A few more counties should
fall into line and' continue the
good work thooughout the whole
state of Oregon.
nied by General Jose C Delgar
do, who has been his private
ooofot'ir'v fnr tn vpars. and hv
Abraham Ratner, a personal
friend of the general, who de-
clared himself as an American
citizen, giving his residence as
EL J. Styer will treat the public
to, jce cream Sunday.
Belvie Patison has been appoinl
y Postmaster Carl Prntt to
carry the rural mail between this
place and Smock. The former
carrier, Floyd Eubanka, has gone
to Oakland for a month's vacation.
A. F(. Lake of Tle Dalles is a
business visitor to this place, hav
ing arrived here Friday of last
A girl baby was born to Mr.
and Mrs. D. A. Harvey on the 5th
Forest Ranger A. F,. Hinsen has
been transferred to Sandy, leaving
with his family Friday for his new
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Wing
were called to The Dalles last week
for medical treatment of Mrs.
Wing's eyes. Dr, Brown attended
her removing a piece of chipped
granite from her eye. Mrs. Wing
was breaking the handle off of an
old granite sauce pan when parti
cles of the. fragments were lodged
in the eye.
Mr. and Mrs. E. Seufert am!
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Swift and chil
dren ot X lie Dalles made a tlvmjj
visit to this place Sunday beinn
guests at the A. J. Swift home.
Paul Iliingswurth, who has lo
cated 011 a homestead here moved
his household furniture from The
A game of baseball was played
here Sunday between the local
boys and the Tygh team, the form
er winning by a score of eleven ro
Fin showers of rain fell litre
An epidemic of lagrippe . is
sweeping this place, lnany'being
confined to their beds by the dis
ease. Mrs. K. A. Driver will place an
elegant stock of up-to-date millin
ery in Maupin in the near future.
Volney C, Driver is dead, is the
contents of a cable message reach
ing this place Sunday from the
Hawaiian Islands, where he went
a year and a half ago in hopes of
regaining, his health, Lung trouble
was the cause of Mr. Driver's
death. His relatives and friend
A Narrow Escape
A very serious accident was
narrowly averted Tuesday even
ing when Frank Creager crashed
into the bridge over the De
schuttes with his machine at
about the same time it struck a
horse being ridden by Art. Far
gher. The two met on the bridge
when the horse became fright
ened and as Mr. Creager turned
to one side the horse whirled
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the car. , Some damage was
done to the machine and two of
the horse's legs were pretty bad
ly bruised. Art. also received a
Mrs. Fryman seuds word that
Guy cannot coijie to school any
more this term being so weakened
h' U'at 11 was
f tp le ;lum. C!U11P tl Ins
Wler. Guy is a good boy every
fay and the sdlo1 s"y to lose
Miss Violet 1'iercy visiled the
primary room ' Wednesday after
noon. Violet was formerly a stu
dent in this school.
John Moad was out of school the
early part of the week working at
Ice Cream Sunday
at E, J.
Red Crown Gasoline
Wolfs Head And Zero
line Motor Oils on Hand
Goodyear Tires And Tubes
We can save you
If it's ell tRe same
your Tank Gas at
Fischer's Garage 'On the Deschutes'
When the test conies, you want to know that your
car will measure up to the requirements. Eord cars,
with their light, strong flexible frames, sturdy,
powerful motors and simple design, meet all demands.
In city or country, on good roads or bad, under all
conditions, the Ford gets there and gets back at an
average cost of two cents a mile for operation and
Buyers will share in profits if we sell at retail 300,000
new I;ovd cars between August 1914 and August 1915.
Runabout $440; Touring Car $490; Town Car $690;
Coupekt $750; Sedan $975, f. o. b. Detroit witli all
On display and sale at E. J. FISCHER'S GARAGE.
Sheriff (Jhrisman was .called to
Chenowith Creek Saturday even ing
to arrest Mat Dougherty for
cruelty to animals. The fellojv
ahd his family claim to hajl from
Omaha and are on their way to
Idaho in a light rig. He was
brought to the city and placed
under $100 bonds, which he
could not furnish o was remand
ed to jail to await his hearing
which was held at 3 o'clock yes
terday afternoon. He was found
guilty and fined $25 which wag
remitted on condition that he
leave the county within 24 hours.
The complainant in the .case was
Guy Hunt who resides about a
mile from Chenowith creek. He
was accused of ill treating a team
of horses, tired and jaded from
their long trip- over the moun
tains. Dalles Morning Sun.
Last Friday evening a number
of the ladies of the town made a
trip to the water cress beds about
a mile from town and secured
enough to have greens aid salads
for some time to" come. They
were Mrs. L. C Wilhelm, Mrs. G.
L. ljarphau, Mrs. E. A, Mayhcw,
Mrs. Dr, Francis, Mrs. D. Shat- ,
tuck, Mrs. L. D. Kelley, Mrs. W.
H. Williams and Mrs. Bud Smith,
They took no sacks in which fo
carry the water cress, but leave it
fo the women, they'll find a way,
Money and Trouble
to you why not buy
here are deeyly saddened by the