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About The Maupin times. (Maupin, Or.) 1914-1930 | View Entire Issue (April 30, 1915)
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Devoted to the Interests of Southern Wasco County
VOL. 1, NQ. 29
MAUPIN, SOUTHERN WASCO COUNTY, OREGON, AP.IL 30. 1915
THE YEAR $1.50
At the telegraphic request of
Representative Sinnott, Commis
,'sioner Tailman, of the General
Land Office, ' today instructed ,the ball game at Maupin Sun
uie iocai ianu omce 10 suspend
instead of reject entirely aDplica-
tions for entry under the Sinnott
Miss Alice Beckwith is over at
Maupiu this week visiting relatives
Mr. and Mrs. Harry McCkdn
and J. II. Fitzpaterick were among
those from this place who attended
The W tunic base ball boys play
ed the locals here Sunday carrying
away the lain els in the score of 22
ij 1 t j .i j
. ,. . . ;t09' llieWamie boys have sent
,rr.ent, pending the receipt of' , , . ,
printed instructions, which are
now being prepared and will be
received soon. Prior to the is
suance of this order the local
land offices had been rejecting
coach them through this season,
so we may expect some very inter,
estitig games from them.
H. K. Crofoot was over to Chas,
Kiiiu uuitcs imu ueern re ecunu 1 .
applications because they had:U'ts 1 "esd;iy- rel""8 with
... ... i... . . , Isome beautiful While Wvnminiio
no urimea resru auuns to euicie " ""j"v"v
Mr. Sinnbtt pointed out to the
Land Department that this was They returned Wednesday
vorking a hardship on many
homesteaders who desired to file
pn additional quarter sections al
pnee, in that it compells them to
go to the expense and bother of
taking an appeal to the General
Land office to preserve prefer
ence right to file on the particu
lar tracts they had selected.
This order of Commissioner
Tailman will effect hundreds of
homsteaders throughout the pub
lic land states west of the Miss
issippi who have been awaiting
the opportunity . to take advan
tage of the provisions of the
Lon Blakeney returned from
Portland Sunday where he has
been attending an automobile
school. His many friends are glad
1 1 see him back.
Mr. and Mrs. Flemming went to
The Dalles Monday in their car,
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Aldridge
made a business trip to Maupin
Mrs. Welter of Maupin is visit
ing at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
The farmers are all summer fal
lowing and as busy as bees.
Bert Davis has invested in a
piano. We are all wondering
when the player is to arrive
' Stanley G. Jewett of the De
partment of Agriculture, and
Alex Walker who is working in
the interests of the State Game
Commission, spent a week camp
ed on the Deschutes, leaving
here last Monday. They are
gathering data and specimens of
all insects, birds and animals for
the purpose of supplying the
state and government with facts
for their efforts in fixing boun
ties and framing laws.
The two gentlemen while here
gathered a great many speci
mens and as they do their own
taxidermy, had them all nicelv
mounted when they left for
vVhile at the 0. W. depot last
Tuesday loading freight for the
Hartmari Mercantile Co., Milt
McClure's team became fright
ened at L. I). Kelly's automobile
and made a record get-a-way.
They headed down the river at
full speed and were in fair way
to get with the wild bunch when
they tried to surround a wagon
near the right-of-way and sepa
rated themselves from nearly
everything attached to them.
The wagon was later nick
ed up on the rail road track
where it had 'rolled from the
bank about twenty feet above.
The horses were corralled by a
cordan of men and soon every
thing was back in place very
little worse for the dash.
TiLU-A-Luni Mgr. Here
Howard Crawford and wife
a representative for the Leheigh
Cement people called on the
Tum-A-Lum people and talked
business with Peter . Kilbure.
They travel by Ford machine,
coming from Redmond Wednes
(lay and cn to The Dalles the
Mr. Crawford is manager of
the Tnm-A-Lum Co. and was
very much pleased over the im
provements made at the local
lumber offices by Mr. Kilburg.
We most respectfully announce! Tra iv,,, r,..r,.,i e,, -t
to the public the opening of our; tlc lvet.k f,om ., trip dmv near
ice cream parlors and ask you to!.,',. r,.i,i,; lvi1B1.. ......
join our increasing number of :Si,;.,rinr f,.r i
satisfied customers in enjoying; . . . ..
. ,, ., . . , , hjii on lits way to t he Da es yes
ness 111 all the late dishes known ,.,., .
1.0 i-uc tuoiecuuu limit:.
The best drinks and sundaes
Payne Smith was a visitor at the! that will delight any taste -1? ill
Fleniming ranch last Sundy
Miss Ethyle Bleakney is spend
ing a week at home. She has
been attending school in Shaniko.
Mr. and Mrs. F. S. Flemming,
Verne Steers, and Ward Buznn
took in the sights of Maupin last
Frai5$-Turner spent Sunday at
George Mallatt and John Carlin
were transacting business in Maup
Ward Buzan is visiting at the
Ralph Buzau home at Criterion.
be served at all times in the fu
ture from an up-to-date foun
tain, clean and sanitary. We beg
to invite you and wish to thank
the patrons of the past and thank
those of the future in advance
for any favors shown.
E. J. Styer.
B. II. Gable, son of Frank Gable
of Wapinitia attended the ball
Dr. Hatfield is here and you
should have jour teeth fixed up,
as he will leave in about one week.
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1 Pioneer Mercantile
The Litchfield Down-Low built for us by tk Litchfield
Manufacturing Company and is low enough for easy loading but
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.
. H. STA ATS . & C
Latest cn the Ford
(Tune, Oasey Jones)
Old Zeke Perkins sold his ho'
the other day
And the gosh dinned fool threw
his money right awav
Rode into town setting right on
And he came riding home in a
darned li 1 tie Ford.
- Wifcn he came to 'tire house' and
got to the gate
He shut down the throttle and pul
on I he brake,
lie grabbed for the reins, gol the
And the col darned Ford kept
Old Zeke Perkins bought an
Old Zeke Perkins' whiskers wen
red Old Zeke Perkins lost the com
bination And the darned little Ford kept
chugging right ahead,
Zeke jerked on the levers and
he turned off the gas
Pie kicked at the pedals and he
broke out the glass,
He cut all the wires and he pull
ed off the top,
But the gosh darned Ford, it jusl
He pulled out his knife and he
smiled so serene
Cut a hole in the tank, drained nir
He pulled out his gun, shot tin
tires full of lead,
fiut the g 0 diirued Ford lap
chucgiug right ahead.
Went right through the fence
and up through the lane;
Mirandy saw him coining and she
liked to went insane.
She got out ahtrad and, she Mo;-,
ped to see
And the Ford struck !i--r .j i l
u'lK iC U.e l.U.slk i,i.j;iil u, U .
She reached out h. r aim us sin
went in the air,
1 j Just as Zeke went by she grabbed
mm by the hair;
She bounced on the seat, landed
down in the bed.
Rj'And.the gol darned Ford kept
ri 1 : ..: t . . t . . .1
euugging ng:u aneau.
He steered for the shed just
missing the iiole,
Struck an old pig and you ought
to see it roll,
Out through the yard then they
" landed in a heap,
In a muddy pool, 'bout six 'feel
Zeke grabbtd Mirandy find wad
ed for the shore.
He was glad that it slopped and
wouldn't go no inure,
lie pricked up his ears then he
looked back and said,
"Why the gold darned Ford is
We have a new mail carrier now.
Spring work is nearly completed
Shesp shearing is the rage here
now. James McCoy is shearing
Farlow Bros.' sheep,
George.Thornton is up and look
ing mean as ever again.
Albert Russell and wife have
moved back to their homestead.
Fiue weather now.
Grandma and Charley Farlow
were Sunday visitors at the Marion
Mrs. George Thornton and sou.
Earl were visitors at the home of
A. F. Russ.-il this week, coming
The game t la) ed on tip local
diamond between the Du ur ar d
Maupin baseball hojs Sunday
was intei eating and well played.
Although the c'ay was very
w arm all of the many gathered
to witness the gams were lull of
enthusiasm. The score stood a
tie of 3 to 3 to the i eenth in
ning when,' the Dufurs seemed
to have the game their way,
gaining five points kfore the
game closed. , .
The Dufur rooters are sure
there and came prepared to
make all the noise needed to
keep up the spirit in their team.
Neet Sunday the Maupin boys'
will go to Dufur to play a return
game and the local fans should
not forget to spend that day.
backing their ball team.
Geo. Duncan has returned from
bis trip to Dufur.
Vernie Thornton was a Sunday
visitor at the G. W. Thornton
M. P. Thornton, wife and small
daughter were Sunday visitors at
A. R. Thornton's, '
One of M. P. Thornton's sonel
mares 'was injured badly this wetk
by getting tangled up in a barbed
This .We ell For
Our New Line of Summer
Shall ncli Bros.
FiscWs Garage 'On tin Dssdriics
Anyone can understand and opeiate a Ford car. Hx
'reualy simple, jet absolutely scientific in eery de
tail. No need of a skilled mechanic to keep your
Ford running. Iiach owner looks after it himself.
Doctors, farmers, business men, men in every walk of
life, enjoy Fonl service am! economy, for a Ford
costs, on the average, but two cents a mile to (.pet ate
Buyers will share in profits if ive sell ai retail y '-, 000
' FhI curs between August 1114 un.l Attgu.sl 1915.
Runabout $440; Touring Car If jgo; Town Car $6e,o;
Coiipt-let $750; Sedan $975, f. o. I). Detroit with all
On di-,pl,v and sal,- at . J. FISCHER'S GAR A