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About The Maupin times. (Maupin, Or.) 1914-1930 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 3, 1915)
Pevpted to the Interests of Southern Wasco County
VOL. 2, 10. 3
MAUPIN, SOUTHERN WASC9 COyNTY, OREGON. FRIDAY. DECEMBER 3, I9J
JHE YEAR 4 130
PT IN BY OUR
Smock Items 2
CJiaj. Robs and N. E. Whit
comb were business visitors at
Miss Ipha Howell has returned
io Mrs. Jake Davidsons' on the
flat to resume hep duties in the
The Rev. Sample is. hplding
evening services this week at
ie Smock baptist church.
Monday was an unusually busy
day here as a number of ouf
farmer? was hauling fat hogs to
Bherar to be shipped to Seattle,
Chas. tluncan, A. F. Russell,
Chas. Yockey, F. E. Spoor, G.
W. Bargainholt,T. J. Whitcomb,
and C ty, Farlow wPre those
doing the hauling- F, E. Spoor
goei in charge of the shipment
Our rural mail carrier, Frank
Magill, shipped several head of
pheep with the Smock shipment.
Misses Myrtle and Iva Mul
vany was Saturday visitors at
the home of little Doris Stakely,
R. C, Yonce was a Monday
caller at the home of Win.
Wilbur Mulvany ate thanks
giving dinner at the hpme pf G,
W- Bargenholt, and we wpuld
hot vouch that he was npt a
guest fqr (Jinngr fhe day follow
Callie Duncan is quite sick
N. E. Whitcomb was a Wapr
nitia visitor last Tuesday.
Mrs. Wm. Stakely was at Tygh
Valley on business last Tuesday.
J. E. Kennedy and Winfield
Hull went to upper SmocK to
look after stpck on Mr- Ken
nedy's ranch, Saturday.
Tom Swift, of Tygh Valley,
took a large load of lumber from
the Mulvany saw mill for J. I,
T. J. Whitcomb received en
couraging reports irom uie
doctor, also from Mrs. Whitcomb
at the Pendleton hospital, that
she is on the way to speedy
Mrs. Pierce is suffering from
an attact pf lagrippe.
Wilbur Muh'any made a busi
ness frip to the Flat, Tuesday.
Monday was bird day and
quite exciting for Mrg. Hull.
As she had her kitchen dpor
open, three Jbirds flew in, two
nnail and one hawk. The hawk
had one of the birds in its grasp
and the other took its flight
through the dining room, sitting
room and took refuge m the bed
room. Mrs. Hull succeeded in
frightening the hawk 'till he re
leased the one which he was
holding under the kitchen table,
then flew to the wood house roof
The floor was literally Btrewn
with feathers, but the lives of
After an extended visit with
her son, Garnet Franci3, of
Gormerly, Ontario Canada," Mrs.
C. H. Francis returned home on '
the 3:30 train Wednesday after-'
noon. Mrs. Francis" Passed
through winter scenes pn her
entire homeward journey through
the eastern and central states
and was delighted to arrive home
and see the bare ground and
the sun shining in Maupin. She
also stopped at Bake):, Oregon,
for a visit with her daughter,
and found the snow plentiful
About eight-thirty Wednesday
evening ye scribe escorted a lady
friend, who wished to see Ur.
Francis for some change in
glasses, and as we were about
to wend our way homeward the
strains of band music floated to
our ears, and it dawned on us
that the doctor was being sere
naded by some twenty of the
Maupin band boys in honor of
the return of his wife,
Mrs. p. C. and A, C- Moad
called to welcome home Mrs.
Francis and the doctor met the
boys and invited them in to see
his bride, the boys not acepting,
he then took them to the popular
resort of E. J. Styer and treated
them to cigars.
THE UNIVERSAL CAR
What the Fqrcl car will dp is amply
proved by its daily use in the hands of
more than 900,000 owners. So simple
to understand that eyery Ford owner
knows his car like a book he runs it
and cars for it himself. Built ot the best
materials, powerful and efficiant, it saves
money in operation and maintenance
and comes at a very low price. Run.
about $390; Touring Car $ 440; Town.
Car $640, f.o.b. Detroit.
On sale at
a decided success. About $60
was taken in which will go for
,the benefit of the hand-
The basket .social w.hiqh wa
given ax the catty school house,
conducted by Miss Evans, last
Wednesday evening was a decid
B. fi. Forman started for the
mountains Tuesday to look after;
some Rtray stock which had not
come .in yet. He stayed over
night at Clear Creek, returning'
Misp Rova Huston was a guest
at the Wjlson home, Sunday
U. S. Endersby made a busi
ness trip to the ridge this week.
Miss .Gelia Fhnn was a guest
of Mrs. B. L. Gorman during
Mr. Fr'oman's absence.
Geo. Wood expects to start for
Idaho Sunday to attend the
Farmer's Union Convention
which will be held at that place
next week. He was sent as a
delegate from the Farmer's Un
WASCQ CO. NOT 1
TO BE BONDED
Columbia highway from Mosier
the frightened birds wpre saved.
Smock school is progressing
nicely with Mr. Murry at the
head. Parents why don't you
visit the school? It pleases the
children and is also encouraging
to the teacher to see you are in
terested in what the children
from this city to Fairbanks.
One hundred five thousand
dollars ;would only build part (,f
the highway, and because the
road could not be completed for
thatniQunt, this county would
1 .1. Ann aaa l 1
co county for the building of the ffered b? the t.n rf.ur" f"T
U.. 4.1. :
to Fairbanks ;and for the m- .
pravement of the trunk line road Tne delegates from the south
from The Dalles tto the Jefferson ern part of countv. with tbe
county line, .through Dufur, has exception pf the Dufur .crowd
been abandoned, and just when; were willing to accept he plans
ifmr the tnVhwav shall he.; of the good roada association
pnmA n rpnlit.v is nrohlfimatiVftl. - Saturday night, but the Dufur
The Dufur .crowd demanded' ltes wouia not Slve an
that $200000 of the $340,000 be Nearly 300 citizens of the
expended on the road to the county attended the good roads
south, leaving only $105,000 for meeting Saturday afternoon.
the road between Mosjer and All precincts of the county had
The Dalles, and $35,000 for the been invited .to jsend delegates
improvement ,of the highway and all sections were repret
ready to talk to all the girls that A most peculiar .situation de
call him. velooed; not a single man voiced
Jerome Morrow has roturned opposition to the proposition of
home from his work where he bonding, and were the , law such
has been employed the jpast that wa3co could bond for more
summer. 1 than $340 00Q, harmony would
p, pto ia vic-tinT urfth have reigned. Everyone was in
his mother, Mrs. Jerome Mor
ft RUT"' entitled
A BLACK HEIFER
together with a one act comedy
WILL BE PRESENTED BY
The Wamic Dramatic Club
Saturday Evening, December 11
at Wamic Hall
This is the first of a series of plays to be given
by the club
Sew on your buttons Prepare to laugh
Doors open at 7:15 Curtain rises 8,15
PoDular Prices 15-25-35
Donald Wilson made a trip to
his brothers, York Wilson's last
Grandpa Evick has been quite
sick the past week. Dr. Shan
non from Tygh was called and
he is reported as being better at
David Sharpe made a trip to
Maupin Saturday bringing back
a load of potatoes.
Ira Gresham had the misfor
tune to lose a fine milch cow
Mrs. Phil Mott went to Maupin
last week and went through the
unpleasant operation of having
twenty-four teeth extracted.
York Wilson is up from Tygh
helping his father, W, O. Wilson,
put in their fall crop.
Miss Mary Bowen is staying at
the A. R. Rains home this win
ter and attending high school.
V, B. Tapp, instead of "mak
ing hay while the sun shines,"
is hauling hay in the rain from
his other place to his home here
Bernard Huston expects to
start for Parkdale Thursday to
be gone about a week
W. O. Wilson has four teams
plowing on his place this week
J. I. West has been quite sick
the past few days. Dr. Shannon
was called to see him last Thurs
Jim Hartman,' who had the
misfortune to have a horse fall
on him, is improving slowly.
A Christian Endeavor Training
class was organized here last
week, Rev. Stains has charge of
one class every Tuesday after
noon and Rev. Wood has charge
of the other class every Thurs
David Sharpe has been en
gaged the past few days in
hauling rocks and building a dam
to hold water for N. W. Flinn
The band boy's social which
was given here Friday night was
Much interest is being shown
in the special meetings which
are in progress here.
L. D. Rutherford made a trip
to Maupin Sunday.
Thanksgiving was quietly
snent bv our community. Plans
had been made for a Thanksgiv
ing service and dinner at the
school house, but they did not
materialize, as Rev. Ellis had
other engagements which were
unknown to our people.
J as. Robertson is now proprie
tor of a feed barn at Antelope.
Mrs. Robertson, whV has been
housekeeper at the McLennan
ranch, has gone to Antelope to
The recent heavy rains and
snow have supplied abundant
moisture and wells consequently
Earl Tunison and family have
been visiting relatiyes across
Bakepven for a few days.
L. B. DeCamp went to The
Dalles on Wednesday last for a
Maurice Green, J. B. Kidder,
Frank Buzan, J. E. Miller, and
A. A. Canfield were callers at
Maupin last week.
John Grossman is hauling the
goods of H. Krame from Maupin
to the homestead. His family
will arrive this week
Last Friday J- E. Miller receiv
ed two fine Jersey heifers from
favor of bonding; the trouble was
merely that of being unable to
bond for more than $340,000 so
that the Dufunites could gain
'"r ? their demand of $200,000, coupj
ed with their .refusal to accept
ine uiKeing ciuo was oui aun- a ,esger mmnt uaual ob
aay xor exercise. 8tacle to bonding isgues ia the
Mr. Benningn and Mr. Mor-; jdea of the thing itself; not the
gensen gave very interesting fact that the limit is not high
talks at the church house Sunday enough. -Chronicle, Monday.
evening which was greatly en
joyed by all present. Although
an unusual stormy evening, there
was quite a good crowd.
We all extend a welcome to
the editor's new helper.
-,Mr. and Mrs. Reed have been
staying at Grandma Morns'
while their house was being'
George Harvey was born near
Dayton, Ohio, August 16th 1840,
from whence at an early age tie
moved with his parents to Wis
consin and later to Iowa. In
1862 he enlisted in Company C
of the 20th Iowa Volunteers and
served Btfti I the close Of the war. " "
April .ll'th; 1870 Mr. Harvey .
was united in marriage to Miss
Caroline McQuilian in Jaspef
County,Iowa, and moved to Ida
Coutity- In 1900 thev moved to
This Dalles, Oregon, and have
been living iwith their only son
Harry Harvey on a farm near
Bakeoven for several years.
Mr. Harvey had feeen for many
vears a member of the M. E.
qhuroh and was at the time of
his death. ;November-25th, 1915.
Funeral services were con
ducted by Rev. Ellisof this place
Sunday and interment made in
the Rural Dale cemetery.
The widow and, only son sur
Card of Thank
We desireto express our hear
felt thanks to the many friends
and neighbors for their assistance
and sympathy during the sick
ness and death of our husband
Mrs. Geo. Harvey,
Auto Passenger Sewke Auto Delivery Truck
Prepared for Long Trips or Outing Parties
A Complete Line .of Automobile Accessories
Smock Items 1
Geo. Ledford, with the assiS'
tanceof Chas Ross, was but
chering his hogs for their winter
meat, this week.
C. H. Yockey recently had two
prospective buyers for his place,
Very cold and changeable
weather this week.
Mrs. A. F. Russell was visiting
at Mrs. G. E. Noble s home this
week. Mrs Noble has been bed
fast with a severe case of the
lagrispe, but is now able to be
abut tho house.
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The HIGHEST PRICE
MAUPIN STATE BANK
Tygh Valley 2
. T. Harper has been confined
to his bed the last tew days
with a cold and lagrippe.
Grandpa McCorkle is also on
the sick list.
Mr. Thompson from Grass
Valley has purchased the Mrs
Mollie Morrow place near Tygh
and has moved his family
here. We are glad to welcome
all new comers.
W. H. McAtee and C W. Wing
were hauling wood through our
Mr. Fitzpatrick ha3 near fenc
ing and gates ready to put up,
Mrs. M. Morrow is going to
move in tne notei mat is now
occupied by Mrs. Johnson, the
latter going to her home at
Who says we wanted sleet and
suow? Yet every body is very
On account of the new stage
being built in the I. O. 0. F
hall, the Isis Co. did not visit us,
Mr3. Kellogg received a very
pleasant surprise last week of a
party at the Hi Jinks hall.
Clyde Oliver has installed a
phone in his house, and is now
Tygh Valley 2
We have been getting our share
of rain the past two weeks and tlx
roads are very muddy.
Rev. Harrison's new bungalow
is now nearly completed.
G. B Burtuer has put his tin
Lizzie away for the winlor. His
oniy reason was the muddy roads.
The Hi Jinks dancinK club gave
their hr-t dance last lhursday
evening. There was a good at
tendance and every one repotted a
When passing through Tygh
don't forget to take a glance at the
place where the Star Spangle
Banner should be waving over the
0. M. Fraley who has been on
the sick, list for some time, is now
able to be at work again
A new stage has been erected in
the I. O. 0. F. hall.
Jerome Morrow aud Bonney
Foster who have been working the
past summer and fall in Sherman
county, arrived here this week.
F. C. Butler came out from The
Dalle last week in his Ford and
reoorted the roads in a terrible
Judge Harper has perraantly
gone into the ca.ttle business.
Many of the farmers have been
hauling their orkirs to Shcrar the
p ist few weeks.
MAUPIN STATE BANK
AND SAVE ALL EXPENSE, EVEN POSTAGE.
WE ARE A COUNTY DEPOSITORY AUTHORIZ
ED TO COLLECT TAXES
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Hats, Caps, Shoes, Bedroom slippers,
Sweaters, Scarfs, Mufflers, Tie?,
Stationery in Fancy Boxes, Guns,
Pocket Knives, Silverware, Watches,
Clocks, Percolators, Fancy Candies
inhoxes and many other suitable
Xmas offerings will be on display.
Don't fail to see us be
fore December 25th