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About The Maupin times. (Maupin, Or.) 1914-1930 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 18, 1916)
Devoted to the Interests of Southern Wasco County
VOL 2, NO. 19
MAUPIN, SOUTHERN WASCO COUNTY, OREGON, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1916
SENT IN BY OUR
Wamic No. 1
The warm rain and winds of
last week have melted much of
the snow, but it will take another
week of warm weather to make
the ground bare.
A number of persons suffered
a loss of their out buildings dur
jng the deep snow. Last Sunday
while Ed Chandler had gone to
the rescue of John Burlingame
and family, his barn and wood
house fell from the weight of
snow and sleet.
Mrs.- Frank Magill had just
returned to the house with an
arm full of .wood, taken from
tho umrtH hrtnaa uflian fha latta
fell with its weight of snow.
Eugene Pratt's carpenter shop
came near going down. Mr.
Pratt went inside at the risk of
his life and hastily nailed some
braces, while the building was
apparently spreading apart.
Frank Tillotson and Die
Stakely were up from Tygh
Jimmie Johnson, the stage
driver, had some very unpleas
ant experiences while enroute to
Shearer bridge last week, the
roads being almost impassable
im some places. Houston John
son carried the mail between
this place and Tygh.
- David Savage who has been
very ill for, some time, . is not im
proving His brother Rastus,
arrived today from the Willam
The little child of Mr. and Mrs,
J. Holt who was so seriously ill
last week is improving" '
J. E. Kennedy is home from
Portland after a two weeks (u.
With Mrs. Kennedy and duugh-
Auto Passenger Seiviqe Auto Delivery Truck
Prepared for Long Trips or Outing Parties
A Complete Line' of Automobile Accessories
What New Buildings Do You Need
-A new House?
A new Batn ?
, A Sitor- ! .
: A new Hog House?
If you Want and need otle or tiibre of these improvements you
Should be netting yoitt plans for theMl shaped ttp how and :
Will help yoU riot duly iu planulfig each building but iti- locating it
td the best advantage iri relation td yoUr other buildings. '
A Farm Plan
is a good thing to have in niiiid arid on paper we will help you
prepare one if you wish.
Thess Ars Planning Days
There's no other time of the ) eat when you ran do It so tVelj.
You carl do tt to the bet advantage dt this office. ' 'No eta cost
Us us soon aud often.
"See PETEK KtLBURG about it"
Turn-A- Lum Lumber Company
trip to Dufur Friday..
Mrs A. M. Pattison was able
to be out today, being a guest at
the home of C. E Pratt:..
C. A. Griffin has been looking
after the Rev- T. J. Hill property
scraping the snow from the barn
(too late for last week)
The chinook wind which has
been blowing all day is a very
welcome guest. The situation
wa9 looking very grave. The
cold weather with the snow at
a depth of from 4 feet and pre
dictions of still more severe
weather, made those who have
stock to feed feel rather blue.
Rain and sleet has fallen for two
days past and a heavy crust had
formed on top of the snow which
made traveling very hard. But
the snow is melting very fast
today and has already settled 12
or 18 inches. Should this state
of affairs continue it will be sev
eral days before even the hill
side will be bare. '
This place has been practically
without mail service for more
than a wij(:k, only what was car
ried on horse back rt ached here
today, Houston Johnson having:
made the trip to Tygh whiire he
met his father who had brought
the mail from Shearer bridge,
the previous day.
; Terry Jones spent last week
in The' Dalles, returning home
Sarnie Douglas arrived yester
day from an extended stay in the
Breaking roads through the
snow gave occupation to many
of the citizens here last week.
John Burlingame had a thrill
ing experience wading through
v he snow '.which was more than
waist deep. He came to town
Friday from his home at Wild
Cat canyon for supplies remain-
W-W-"reW -7 i1r
a new Chicken House?
a new Granary?
a Machine Shed?.
U. S. Horses Here
Owing to scarcity of food for
stock at Wapinitia, the govern
ment horses usually fed near
there during the winter months,
were brought to Maupin this week
and are being fed bailed hay.
There are seventy-five of them
in the stock pens by the ware
house, where Dee Wright is serv
ing theit meab.
ing over night. The snow had
become so deep that he found it
impossible to get back. After;
making a vain effort he returned
to the Will Lucas place and pro.
cured a pair of snow shoes. He
reached his home today.
Mrs, I. D Driver has spent the
past week at the A. M. Pattison
home. Mrs. Pattison has quite
recovered from her late illness. '
George Heilmire and Bird
Mc Coy made a trip to the other
side of Deschutes river last week
bringing back a drove of horses
belonging to J. E. Kennedy.
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Kennedy
while shoveling snow from theii
barn last week, were parcipitated
to the ground by the snow slid
ing off and were nearly buried
beneath the snow. It required
quite an effort to extract them
selves from their perilous posi
tion. Frank Magill. who carries the
mail on t he rural rout, had a very
unpleasant experience while try
ing to get to Smock last Tuesday,
the snow being so deep he got
only, as far as the John Farlow
place, when his horse erave out.
He remained there over night
returning next day on horse
back, being compelled to leave
his sleiuh. Mr. Magill will make
an effort to take the mail to
We have been having warm,
sunshiney wpather the past week
together with the chinook winds
has melted the snow until hut a
few inches remain.
"Grandpa" Evick was taken
quite sick Sunday evening.
Mr3 Wilson and Son Donald
returned ' home Monday from
White River, where they have
been the past week.
A dance was given at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Arch
Rains last Friday night. All
who attended report a good
Mrs. Earl Baraee has been
quite sick the past few days and
her mother Mrs. G. L. Harphan
is caring -for her and cooking
for the hotel.
Miss Rova Huston went home
Friday, returning to the Amen
home again Sunday,
Mrs. Dee Wright is on the sick
list this week.
It is reported that Arch Rains
has sold his house and lots here
to G- Tuschne and Mr. Rains
has rented the Tuschner farm
and will move there soon. ' .
, ri!.i . i t i
aianey ana hen Wilson came
up from White Rlvef Saturday
Frank Gabel of this 'place.
went to Redmond to buy fted
for his sheep.
Seise Miller r&3been employed
hauling straw from the Nute
Urabrtee place the past week.
A telephone meeting was held ,
at the Oak Grove school house!
last Saturday. Among the other
business attended to was the i
election of the following officers.
J I. West) president! George
While working on the railroad
bridge over Bakeoven Wednes
day L. B. Haines had a narrow
csenpe of being covered with a
ton of rock. ' He was under the
bridge and in such a position
from the from the slide that he
was only pushed into the river.
One leg was bruised considerab
ly. Heitz, Secretary and treasurer.
We understand that they intend
to move the line which runs
through the field, out onto the
public road, a it has been quite
difficult to keep the line up.
Mrs. Phil Mott who haB been
quite ill for some time is able to
be about the house again.
Lester Crabtree is visiting his
brother Roy at Criterion this
week. . . ' '
Miss Faye Driver is visiting
at the Amen home this week. '
We wish . to correct an error
we made some time ago in re
gard to the shiveree party that
went to George Heitz's. We
stated the crowd hired a team
and driver, instead the boys
hired the team and the Driver
was one of the party.
Much interest was shown here
among the pupils in Miss Phyllis
Fischer's room last Friday, male
ing valetines tor one another.
A valentine program was render
ed in the afternoon.
'A debate will be had in the
public school building friday,
March 3rd, between the 8th and
9th grades on the ''Prepared
Herb Hammer is suffering with
a broken toe,
Services were held at the
church Sundry for the first time
since the big storm.
P. J. Olsen and Joe Obrien
hive been taking children to and
from school during the stormy
Courage No. 3
When- your long cherished
plans are all shattered, and your
neighbor whom you have defend"
ed and tried to help, turns against
you, and says those little things
about you which are so hard to
bear and you take it all patiently
and be just as ready to help him,
and the next one you find in
need that takes real courage!
Owing to demoralized railroad
traffic, witnesses were notified
not to come before the grand
jury until february 14th, to
testify in a criminal stock case
which involves at least two
proninent stock men of southern
Wasco county. The findings of
the grand jury and subsequent
results will be watched with
much interest by every resident
hi "this part of central Oregon.
The long grade at the Maupin
end of the Criterion road, is re
ceiving the attention this Week
Of Supervisor Miller and a small
Bert McCready and P. J.
Kirsch visited in the Bakeoven
district last week.- '
Miss Ida Kidder dame home
'.' for keeps" from The Dalles,
R R. Crabtree last Monday
evening, was taken suddenly and
seriously ill and Ralph Buzan
made a flying trip to Maupin to
Consult Dr Francis Jor Mr.
Crabtrte's relief, returning at
2 a- Hi. Mr. Crabtree is now
improved, and has a brother here
looking after the chores for a
L. B.' DeCamp visited Maupin
Wednesday and Thursday last.
Frank Buzan and family are
at C. E. Mathew's during his
absence at court.
Bert Nosker made a trip to
The lower taxes, which in this
vicinity is 1 1-2 mills less than
last year, is received with much
satisfaction by all tax payers.
With the ' exception of a few
chronic dissatisfied ones, Wasco
county people generally believe
that the present county Officials
are trying to conduct county
business with the greatest econ
omy consistant with good busi
ness. - '
Tho Golden Rule dates back
thousands of years since its in
traduction in 1 the affairs of men
but its practice in modern life is
just as incumbent upon us as of
old. Have you been Bauare with
your neighbor? That is the retl
Knight Bros, took their' cattle
to Tygh Ridge where they have
plenty of feed, but are unable
to haul it home.
Taken up in Tyh Valley. Feb
ruary 4t!i, I916, otic hay mure coin
ing 3 years old, three white feet,
Irft front foot black. Black mime
mid mil, will weigh probabtv 750
One 1:kIh bay stud cott, coming
2 yearn old, font while feet, knot
011 lc ft np;er jaw, will weigh 500
or 600 pounds
The owner may call at my place,'
prove his property, pay expellees
ind take 1 lie same. Both colts are
branded J 011 left stifle.
0. M. FRAI.EV.
' " PAY AT
Bring' Your Tax Statement
If in Need of a
See Us Before Buying
We have bought twelve of these fine
Ranges at Reduced figures and will
offer them to the trade WHILE THEY
LAST at VERY LOW PRICES
The waters of the recently
rushing river of Bakeoven sub
sided Friday night, continuing bo
until Sunday when the repairs
on the wrecked bridge and fill
were made, but scarcely had the
work train successfully passed .
over and commenced on other'
high water deficiencies in the
road, ' than two of the piers
were . suit in non-commissioned
by a second freshet Monday
morning Tnis was again re
paired and travel was resumed.
An 0. W. R. & N. passenger
train passed through here hist
evening, the first one since Tues
day. A. washout near , tunnel
one, being the caue of delay.
Another washout near McLen
non's is somewhat delaying
travel above here.
A citizens' debate t the school,
house has been contemplated for
many weeUi but repeatedly dr-fi-rred
on account of bad weather and
ronds. 1 1, is now hoped to lie able
to have it 011 Monday, March 13th.
The question chosen is Resolved'
That the United States should mi.
inediateh begin adequate prepara
tions to repel any invasion. Several
more speakers are wanted. Send
word to the Times office as to which
side you will tnke. ;
The school will observe Wash
ington's birthday next Tuesdav,
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