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About The Maupin times. (Maupin, Or.) 1914-1930 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 4, 1916)
Devoted to the Interests of Southern Wasco County
VOL 2, NO. 17
MAUP1N, SOUTHERN WASCO COUNTY, OREGON, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1916
THE YEAR $1.50
T IN BY OUR
' Criterion Chronicles
! If there is a community m
Which news are scarcer than at
'Criterion, we are moved to Say
that we deeply sympathise with
"afty" news paper depending upon
said place for news.
' Lairrippe has about spent its
'tofce here and all victims are
J.1 JS. Miller returned home
'Saturday evening after several
ifeeks visit at different points
In' the Willamette valley. The
"MfS." whose cominf? with him
'was expected by most of his
neighbors, did not materialize
'tho11gh Elmer says the question
"rtceived much serious considera
tlqh. His real surprise to his
friends was his ability to get
'ftack without calling upon said
friendi for the price of return.
' The loss off Eve stock is still
quite heavy, owing to shortage
'of feed and' continued cold wfater
weather. Reports say that one
' farmer's loss is 25 head of cattle
Jteslde several Sheep; another
'8 head of cattle and several
dtJtire with one or more each:
Considerable snow Has1 fallen
'during the past week" and heavy
"east winds have drifted it badly
so that roads are nearly impassable.
Tony Connolly passed through
here Monday enroute from. Trout
Creek range to the Connolly
ranch above Maupin. 1 ' !
Miss ' Herrling reports highly
satisfactory finish work done on
her residence by A. C. Moad of
The seven weeks of winter just
passed have caused us to' all take
C. G. Skogsberg has been vis
iting for several days in The
i. H. Baxter has been helping
to run the government lately,
incidentally making two tri ps
to Maupin and returned with the
Smock Items 1
(to late for last week)
Bill Lucas lost a horse
Mf- Griffin was a caller at
Mrs. Floyd Johnson is visiting
her mother Mrs Jim McCoy
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Mayfield
were visitors at the home of Sam
F. RuBsell and family made a
trip to Maupin in a sleigh but
they found mud before they got
, Mr)' anb? Mrs. Alex McMillin
and their two younger daughters
visited at A. F. Russell's, having
HEAVIEST SNOW IN THIS
TERRITORY SINCE 11-12
Snow has been falling most of
the time since Sunday noon with
only short periods of intermission
until yesterday morning. Up to
the time of going to press it has
reached the depth of 26 inches.
The temperature this week has
ranged from 12 to 40 degrees
above zero. i
Much concern is felt for live
stock on occount of shortage of
AH main line railway connec
tions have been severed since
Tuesday. A freight train is
stationed at Gateway. One Ore
gon Trunk train is making trips above Wamic.
between Fallbridge and Bend. ;
The Wapinitia stage was un
able to make the trip at all
Wednesday, but got through
yesterday; ' - ,
Several of the Juniper Flat farm
ers and local citizens formed
road breaking parties yesterday
and have made a very creditable
This is by far the most snow
Maupin ; has experienced since
the first year the railroads were
tnrougn, wnen the trains were
snow boijnd five dayswith 4 feet
0? snow in 1911-12. It is four,
and some places five feet in depth
Auto Passenger Service Auto Delivery Truck
m Prepared for Lotus' TiIds or Outing Parties
A Complete Line of Automobile Accessories
come back with them from
Maupin Saturday, returning
Tuesday morning there is
plenty of snow on the ground
it having snowed Sunday night
and at this writing there is about
Mr. and Mrs., -Ale McMillin
returned to their home at Mau
pin Thursday, their son coming
part of the way with them.
' Miss Verna McMillin is down
with the lagrippe.
is in The
Dalles, Jan. 28th.
Notice of Sale of Stock
Notice is hereby giyeti that the
constable, the undersigned, will
sell on the 19th day of Feb., 1916,
at 1 o'clock, at my place at Bake-
oven, Ore., one coming two-year
Old filly, color grey, has a white
streak in its face and a little white
on Its left hind leg.
Same qolt was taken Up by hie
on the tst day of January, at 10 a.
m. and I have been unable to lo
cate the owfier and have also been
unable to find aHy brand br other
marks on same. Date of first pub
lication Feb. 4th, last publication
feb. 18th, 1916,
' Ci,aud Wilson,
tytr: Dent from Tygh Valley was
in town Tuesday. ,
22 FEET WIDE
Graveled 6 in. Deep
Alone on the depot platform
Bathed in the cold wiritet's
Stands an empty ' eighUgallon
' J ' beer keg, ' '
With nothing in it to freeze, .
Shorn of its lost former glory, "
Drained of its last amber dreg,
BeeHess, bungless and friendless,
Stands an empty eight-gallon
Areo (Idaho) Advertiser.
Tony Connolly rode down from
Mr.J3. F. Woodcock,, ot tne Gateway Monday. He is feedlnir
land omce, returned yesterday jan. , 00 sheeD f Tonl Co,inoilv atld
30th, from a short visit to Wamic. estimates that a sheep eats about two
William Morrison, a prominent pounds of hay a day; Mr. Connolly
roK-W nf tl.P Morrow seeticn. says tnat came ana norses wmcn
Report of Maupin school for
month ending Jan; 28th. Totai
enrollment to' date 58, average
enrollment for month 85, average
dailjr attendance .30, percent of
attendance 86,cases of tardiness,
14 Roll of honor: Dewey Moss,
Lester Crowfoot, . Van Moad,
Lillian Kessinger, Naomi Smith,
Vera. Geotjen, Fern Mayhew,
Vol St.. Dennis, Clifford' Cun
ningham, Lewis . Mayhew and
Clark St. Dennis. ;
Holly Moad, Raymond Vander
pool and Orvel Fraley ' started to
Bnow this week has
kept iuite a number of pupils at
County Commissioner F. C
Clausen and Roadmaster' Ed
Sharpe came out from The Dalle?
Sunday, evening and before re
turning Monday made a prelim
inary survey of the 'intended
improved highway from the
Maupin steel bridge to the school
house and found that a seven
and one-half percent grade can
bemade.J , , : "! ' ''
An amount aggregating, in la
bor and cash $550 has been
subscribed which with the equal
amount allowed by the county
court will total $1100, with pres
ent expectations of considerable
more being added.
Road supervisor of this district,
Mr. Olson,- will" have charge of
the work instead of L, D. Kelly
an was stated last week.
It is arranged to make a grade
22 feet in width with a road 9
feet wide, in the center laid with
gravel 6 inches deep. This work
will commence as soon as the
weather breaks up and the frost
out of the ground enough to allow
The work from the bridge to
the school house will be com
pleted first, after which the work
(concluded on last page) ,
was a visitor in the city yesterday
Jan. Jo,th. Sun
Thomas A. Connolly of Maupin
was a local visitor today Jan. 29th
i Mr. and Mrs. F. P. Mays of
Tygh Valley were in the city yes.
terday, Jan. 23th. ,
A. J. Holt, a
were in bad condition in the fall
are dying fast on the Indian Reservation.
m m m m-
The Times management received
a letter from Ted Howland with
enclosed check for some printing
Mr. Howland is remembered as
iniko , taocher, I manaeer of the Isis Stock Company',
having put on a number of plays
here last fall. They are now at
ALL NEEDS SUPPLIED
Tutn-A-Luin's the place to buv "Tum-A-Lumber"
Lath and Shingles, an endless number;
Doors and Windows are in their line, . :
Paper, Roofing, Cement and Lime;
Wood and Coal to keep you warm; .
Posts enough to fence the farm.
Even the PLANS by which yon build,
FREE with your order can be filled.
They have the best there is on earth,
. There you can get your money's worth.
They'll furnish ail your needs in life,
, ;. Unless, perchance, you need a wifei
This need supplied, you cease to roam,
Go to tbem, they'll build th HOME.
The ex-pastor of the Christian
Church, Leon V. Stiles, who was
arrested at Yreka, Cal., 'on
charge of passing bad checks on
a bank at The Dalles, and for
tnany other misdomeaners, will be
remembered as spending soine time
in Maupin last fall, working in the
capacity of salesman for the tol
umbia Necktie & Shirt Co.
SERVICE AND SAFETY
Slrvice because we are the handiest bank for you
to deal with, we know your wants and are prepared to
take care of them. Safety because yon know our Stock
Holders and their circumstances.
Don't Overlook us when you are looking for the
best price For your wheat,
MAUPIN STATE BANK
X uireci rrom ine cast
Thursday morning party con
sisting of D. W..Tqlcot(7 F.arl and
and Raymond Urabtres with an
eight-horse team and a snow plow,
broke fine road from the rattcli
of the former to the Crabtree cor
ucr on the main road thence to the
corner of Clias. Crowfoot'8 where
they found the road already broken
to Maupin. "Go thon and do
J ' . . i. , j ' '. "
Laces, Embroidery, Trimmings, White
goods, Cfepes, Lawns and Piques,
Suitable for summer underwear, etc.y
Also line of children's and Kiddies'
Dresses nd Rompers priced from
35 cents up; nothing over a dollar
t"5ee About U" ,.
TUFl-A-tJUM .LUMBER COMPANY
PETER HI LBURG, Manager
JdAVilN ..- OREGON '
Little Opal Irene Henderson,
age one year and tour moittns,
who was buried in the Criterion
cemetery a week bpo today, Gils
I the first grave in the cemetery
I donated to that district by C. A.
Ske our 75 ct values in Ladies' Shirt
Andy Vondetta was in town
Monday with a six-horse team.