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About The Maupin times. (Maupin, Or.) 1914-1930 | View Entire Issue (May 28, 1915)
Devoted to the Interests of Southern Wasco County
VOL. I, NO. 33
MAUPIN, SOUTHERN WASCO COUNTY, QUEGON, MAY 2?, 1915
SENT IN BY OUR
Jack Fraley and family are
.visiting in The Dalles at the
home of his father, Chas. Fraley.
Wm. Magill and wife have
gone to Portland for a week.
Quite a number of Wamicites
have made trips to Shearer's
Bridge in quest of that king of
fish, the Royal Chinook. Most
pf them were quite successful
Geo. Magill and A. H. Gillis
ivere hauling lumber for the
bridge on the new road across
White river, which when com
pleted will be a fine one.
Mrs. Clara Schwabel, Fred
May, Miss J.' E. Pisbrow, and
Mr. and Mrs. McMurray were
guests of Mrs. Gillis Sunday.
Some parties from Portland
are here looking for farms.
E. H. Rosencrantz made a trip
tp Shearer's Bridge Sunday.
Henry miller went to the
Bridge for a load of freight.
A. E. Lake has bought the J.
E. Kennedy store and his smilr
ing face may be seen there. He
will sell you anything, from a
threshing machine o & yard of
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Webber of
Seattle are visiting at the home
of Mrs. Webber's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. F. A. Morrow.
Prof. Bennington and wife as
sisted by local talent will give a
'The Old Oaiten Bucket,
Saturday, the 29th for the bene
fit of the school.
Mrs. F, A, Morrow, after be
ing sick quite a while with la
grippe, is well again.
Several parties from The
Dalles are camped on Badger
creek this week fishing.
Tygh Valley Items
Friday, the 21st was the last
day of school in Tygh Valley.
The teachers gave the children
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.
Mr. R. Johnson brought to the
Times office Tuesday morning
two bouquets pf roses, consist
ing of several varieties Of varied
tints and richly fragrant, one
bunch being of the Paul Nearum
class and is as large as the 'cab
age' roe grown so extensively jn
Portland; ach flower pf the va
riety named measuring between
sixteen and seventeen inches
around. These flowers are some
products of Mrs. Johnson's
gardens. Mr. JohnBon also pre
sented us with a box of fine
a picnic n the park, also lots of
ice cream, A great many par
ents and friends were present
and all report a good time. Af
ter dinner there was a ball game
between Tygh and the Sand
boys, of course Tygh beat.
All pupils who took the eighth
grade examination passed with
an average of DO per cent and
above. Thanks to the careful
and thorough work of Mrs. Kel
logg. Tygh is a good school
town. The school board and
teachers do all they can for the
advancement of the children.
A baby girl was born to Mr.
and Mrs, E. Nelson the 22nd.
Dr. Dodds was called here
Monday to see nr. Van Wood
ruff, who is quite sick.
Mrs. Black invited a number of
her friends to her house Wed
nesday afternoon for a gooseber
ry bee. All joined in and picked
over berries. vVhen these were
done, gooseberry pie and Gream
was served. Those present: Miss
McCay. Mrs, VanDuyne, miss
Bissell, Mrs. Fraley, Mrs. Young,
Mrs. Doenng, Mrs.
wrs. Lofton has been quite sick
lately. Dr. Elwood was called
Wednesday from The Dalles to
Harvey McClain and Roy Morris
and wife went on a fishing trip
up about Prinevjlle, A fine trip
and lots of trout,
Mr. McCorkle has been sick for
some time, but seems to be im
proving now. He was out walk-
Maupin Heads jhe
List for Cherries
Yesterday afternoon Mr.R . . Johnson brought tp town a few
boxes of the May Duke cherry, ripe luscious and good, grown on
his place below town. If the famous cherry city of the North
west has any fruit earlier than this, it has failed to make it known,
ing around Wednesday.
Zene Watkins has purchased a
fine pair of mules.
Mrs. Nowland is here from
Portland visiting her mpther,
njrs. C. L. Morris. .
air. and sirs. Steers are the
happiest people in town. Henry
Holland has been employed the
last week drilling a well which
is 82 feet deep with about 20 feet
Gerald Nowland has been here
the past two weeks visiting with
relatives. He went to The
Dalles Wednesday on his way
home at Portland.
The results of the warm spring
showers in the early part of this
week were uoticable to all growing
Our school closed on Friday last
and the event was celebrated by a
neighborhood picnic and a splen
did program rendered by Miss
Herding and her pupils. County
Supt. Bonney gave a pleasing and
patriotic address, after which he
introduced L, P. Harrington, field
worker for this slate, who has had
thirty years of actiye successful
work in Minnesota schools, and
the past five years has been doing
exteution work with the O. A. C.
and state superintendent's office.
His address was also a real treat,
Several visitors from other parts
ot the county helped to make the
occasion nipre pleasant, After all
uifited in singing America and sev
eral rounds of cheering for Miss
Herling, Prof. Harrington, Supt
Bounev and the school, all depart
ed for their homes, feeling that the
time was profitably spent and wish
ing for similar occasions to occur.
A. A. Bonney and daughter
Miss Bessie visited Thursday and
Friday at the .Dale Bonney home,
and were present at the school
T,0. Miller went to Sherar
Friday for a repetitiou of his form
er success as a' salmon fisher and
has returned with four big ones,
C. A' Pewes is building a barn
and otherwise improving his prem
ises on the ranch adjacent to the
Those of our citizens doing busi
ness at Maupin last week were, J.
B. Kidder, Dale Bonney, Earl
Tunisou, W. Brown, J. E. and T.
0. MiUer, E. J. Nosker and wife,
Jas. Baxter and C. Dunning of
Miss Bertha Herrling, who has
taught our school for the past two
years and will haye charge next,
will yisit Willamette Valley this
summer and attend Noitnal Train
ing school "for teachers. She is a
general favorite and this fine ad
dition to her experience will be of
real benefit to her school work and
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Grandma Winifree, after visiting
for two weeks with the family of J.
O. Winifree, returned to her home
'Tis gratifying to know of the
increased attendance and efficiency
ju the Sunday School. All are
welcome and your presence will en
courage those regularly attending,
Paul DeCamp won a prize for
not being absent or tardy for the
Allen and K.)bert Canhe'.d won
prizes for being best spellers in
their respective grades.
A. W- Farther made a business
trip to Shaniko the last of the
Geo. Mallalt was a Maupin vis
Edwin Mays and wife spent Sat
urday in Maupiu.
Supt. Bonney and Mr. Harring
ton were iu this vicinity this week.
Misses Gertrude and Katheen
jFlannagaii visited at the Femming
home this week,
Miss Maggie Manning is visiting
at the home of her nephew, T. A.
The Mays family spent Saturday
and Sunday of last week at Sheiur1
Bridge. They brought back five
Miss Bertha Herrling and 1'eler
Kersh of Criterion spent Saturday
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Frank Buzan home,
F. II. Fryman has finished work
on the Shaniko road and moyed to
W. H. Aldridge and family are
in The Dalles. Mr. Aldridge is
on jury duty and Mrs. Aldridge
and Mabel are visiting with rela
tives. Mrs. Earl Tunnison and children
of Criterion, are visiting at the C.
E, Tunison home.
Ward Buzan whs over to Criteri
on lass week. This section has
had several delightful rains this
week. The crops certainly look
F. S. Fletnming and Ivd Mays
sold several horses last week, de
livering them al Shaniko. The
prices offered now are much belter
than they were a few months ago.
The Bakeovcti school closed May
Graduates this Month
The following young people of
this section of the county were
awarded eighth grade diplomas
as a result of the examination
May ,6th and 7th:
Tygh Valley districts; Lester
Brittain, Clifford Morrow, Ger
trude A. Brown, Charlie V. Mar
tin, Dewey C. Lofton, Hazel
Barjiee, Lenzel Barzee, Agnes E.
McCorkle, Lela Chastain, Lewis
H. Derthick, Edward Smith.
Wamic, Jesse Ayres.
Wapinitia: Arthur Rice, Ches
ter Rice, Celia J. Flinn, Myrtle
M. Chanel, Florence J. Black
mon, Lena I. Speichipger,
Blanche B. Pechette, Alma May
Powell, Carl A Powell.
Six of the above named are
honor pupils, receiving 90 per
cent or over.
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a copy of the program which was
excellent but space will not permit
its being printed iu this number.
Ed.) Following the program
the evening was spent with games.
Candy and peanuts were passed
and all had a good time, About
thirty-fiye guests were present,
Mrs. G, T. Stump visited the
school Tuesday afternoon,
Willie McClure was absent
Monday, having gone tp Ante-
ope the day before and the auto
ne was lp stranuea.
A committee from the school
wpnt down r.ne river Saturday to
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gee aoout ciear ng upinepicnic
grounds for the last day of school,
The state eighth grade exam
Nation will be held next fhursr';heie Sunday for The Dalles,
day and triday, June 3 and 4.
A box of , remarkable straw
berries was brought the school
Tuesdav by five-year-old Ray
mond Vanderpool. Two of the
largest ones the largest way
around measured 8k and 8
inches. After being on exhibi
tion for a day they were put
where they did the most good.
John Maroney and Frank
gerson of Sandy, Ore,, were
on business last week.
here Rev. J. I. Powell occupied the
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j Shattuck Bros j
Auto Passenger Service Auto Delivery Truck
Prepared for Long Trip3 or Outing Parties
A Complete Line of Automobile Accessories
NO GAME BUT
LOIS OF FUN
The Maupin ball team went to
Antelope Sunday to participate
in the game for which they had
arranged, but owing tp the rain
had to give it up in the middle
of the fourth inning, with the
prospects for a good game gone,
Roy Slusher with Jack Staats,
R. H. Prake and W, R. Lacey
arrived fyome , about nine that
evening. Q. B. Derthick with a
car of ball boys got in an- hour
later; A. L. Barnes with others
of the team was in fair way to
get home that night when their
car broke down half a mile the
other side of Flemmjng's, in
whose barn they camped that
night, Ernest Mayhew and Al
St. Dennis with the rest of the
team and L- D. Kelly with the
ladies, Mrs. Kelly,' Mrs.., Bon-,
ney, and the Misse3 Derthick,
Beckwith and Martin, remained
in Antelope that night. All say
they had a great time.
Next Sunday Wamic will play
at this place with the locals; Juno
6th Antelope will come to
Maupin, and the 13th Dufur will
again play at this place.
jput)it hl t,ie cluir(;h liere Sunday.
j j iliculll llArtmiin ttme a trip to
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Hit UilllCS iue UISl Ul UK nn.
O. I. 1'aguett, Frank Gable, 0,
P. Weberg, L W. Woodside, left
they had been called to
serve on a juiy. '
Mrs. Mattie Olseu and children,
Alice and Raymond, made a short
visit to The Dalles the first of the
week; while there she visited with
an aunt, Mrs. Malowry,
Oliver Shields has been op the
sick list Hie last week,
G. E. Wood Uft here" Tuesday
for l'ortiand, going with a ship
ment of hogs scut by the Farmers'
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gable en'
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