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About The Maupin times. (Maupin, Or.) 1914-1930 | View Entire Issue (March 17, 1916)
Devoted to the Interests of Southern Wasco County
VOL. 2, NO. 23
MAUPIN, SOUTHERN WASCO COUNTY, OREGON. FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 1916
THE YEAR $1.50
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SENT IN BY OUR
Phil Mott made atrip to Maupin
last Friday bringing back a load
of freight for A. F, Evick.
W. 0- Wilson and son Donald
made a trip to White River Sat
urday, Donald returning Monday.
Miss Inez Hartman is employed
at the Jack Kelly home.
Mrs. Lizzie Boen is employed
at the Geo. Woodruff place for
the coming season.
David Sharp and Geo. Heitz did
some work on the church belfry
ast Monday, preparatory to plac
ing the new bell.
Henry Holland who has been
drilling for a well on Joe Riggles'
place struck water at a depth of
100 feet with 19 feet of water.
Mrs. Mary Pechette is employ
at the Frank Gabel home.
The Bale at F. M. Walters last
Friday was well attended, and
everything brought a good price.
The infant daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Arch Rains was chris
tened in the church here last
Sunday, by Pastor M H. Staines.
Will Ray and his father came
up from Maupin Monday, in an
auto, Will Ray having purchased
a team of horses of F. M. Walters.
The Woman's Missionary Soci
Dr. Koch's Extracts, Linements,
Salve, Toilet Articles
From 25 TO 6o percent Reduction
Call at Residence L. B. HAINES, Maupin, Ore.
Auto Passenger Service Auto Delivery Truck
. Prepared for Long Trips or Outing Parties
A Complete Line of Automobile Accessories
Your Old Barn
It has its we&k points not as conven
ient as you wish it wasperhaps not large
You want a new one really ' ought to
have it in order to taake the farm pay
There are some things you would like
to know about certain forms of construc
tion i yoU have IDEAS about it that you
want to talk over with some one who KNOWS
barns of all kinds.
i& exactly what ' you want to get in touch
with, ' ANYTHING yoU want to know about
barii ideas, plans material, figures,
etc, Ask us. If we1 don't know we will
Come soon--these &re good planning days
"Ask PETER RlLBtlRG of Maupin"
. Tum-A Lum Lumber Company
ety and Otterbein Guild held a
joint meeting at the home of
Mrs. Staines last Friday. Among
the other business transacted
was the election of officers. The
newly elected officers for the
Otterbein Guild are as follows:
Pres., Mrs. Geo. Wood; Vice
Pres., Miss Ivy Flinn; 2nd Vice
Pres., Rova Huston; Sec, Myrtle
Chapel; Treas., Ruby Wilson;
Sec. of Lit, Winnie Tapp; Pat,
Mrs. M. H. Staines.
The two youngest children of
Mr.1 and Mrs. F. M. Walters have
been quite ill with tonsilitis-
A dance was given at the E
L. Nelson home last Friday night.
A large crowd attended.
A Boy's Scout troop was organ
ized here by Mr. Staines with
M. H. Staines, scoutmaster; Roy
Rice, patrol leader; Archie Tapp,
assistant patrol leader.
Dee Woodside has been'greatly
improving our roads by running
a drag over them-
Mr. Knopf has been quite sick
the past week.
The regular meeting of the
Christian Endeavor Society was j
held at the pastor s home last
J. I. West made a trip to
Maupin last Sunday, taking Mrs.
Monroe McUmber to meet the
Ollie Weburg went to The
Dalles last Friday returning Sat
urday bringing Mrs. Weburg
home with him. She has been
confined in The Dalles hospital
Does'nt Suit You!
An avalanche of earth and
stone slid onto the 0. T. track' at
a point between Neena and Freda
Tuesday which has necesitated
the running of the trains on the
0. W. track since. A steam
shovel is at work on each end
clearing away the earth as fast
as possible. Section Manager
Rurk could give us no estimate
of the amount of work yet nec
essary before traffic can be re
sumed. Word was received here
tonight that another land slide
had hit one of the ditchers while
at work, and it is not known
as we go to press, the extent of
damage done or if any injuries
for the past two months
The Stockmen's Assn. held a
meeting here Saturday. :
Dee Wright brought the gov
ernment horses up from Maupin
last Sunday where he has been
keeping them during the big
Spring seems much in evidence
just now; The future will speak
for itself however.
C. A. Duus has just built a
large wagon and machine shed.
James Baxter made a trip to
Henry Kramer came home last
week from Vancouver,- ;Wash. ,
and after staying a few days,
went to Shady Brook for his
Two parties have recently
taken homesteads near the
The lambing season will soon
begin, about March 20th, and as
range grass is doing fine a large
percentage of lambs , should be
Pall grain is looking fine.
Many of our farmers are busy
clearing sage brush and break
ing new ground.
L. B. DeCamp visited Maupin
It is expected that with con
tinued favorable weather con
ditions, road work will be in full
blast in our district shortly.
Joe Gray states that he has
rented a place in the Shady.
Brook country for this season
and will divide his time between
home and there.
Dr. Francis of Maupin came
out to pay a short visit to the
young son of Mr. and Mrs,
Mrs. D. D. Wilson visited at
Bakeoven last week.
The dance given by Miss Dolly
Barlow was a success from start
to finish was the verdict of every
one who attended. The occasion
of the dance was the completion
of an addition to Miss Barlow's
J. Mi Pugh has moved his fam
ily back on his ranch here, pre
paratory to starting the springs
work. ' ' . " '
Frank Barlow and Marcus
rlasteror bhaniko! were among
those who attended the danCe at
C. C Robinson and Miss Beryl
Robinson visited at the J. A
Toothman ranch early this week
We thought we were ready
to begin springs work) but Owing
to the change to the weather
will have to postpone it for a
Two trainmen were killed and
a third seriously scalded in a
train wreck on the Shaniko
branch at the Mud Hollow section-house,
three rnilt'S south of
Biggs, at 2:25 this morning.
The dead are: L. . Kaster, fire
man; and Joe W. Stimpson, a
breakman, both of Portland.
Engineer A. Williamson, whose
hands and legs were burned and
one tuind crushed, is not expect
ed to live. Stimpson was killed
instantly after being thrown 40
Kaster, who lived for two hours
died at Biggs while on the way
to The Dalles on a relief train.
He remained conscious up to the
Chas. Gray and family return
ed Saturday from the Willamette
valley where they have been for
Lou Bleakney of Bakeoven
visited this week with his son L.
Bleakney of this place.
Will Purcell spent a few days
'f last week, riding over the
country in search of some range
J. E- Davis put some fine new
fences around his place last
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Woodcock
are mooving in their new house
An enjoyable dancing partv
was given in the hall Saturday
"Uncle" Ed Driver who has
been visiting at the home of R.
B. Driver on Juniper Flat, re
turned Saturday. His niece,
Miss Fay Driver, accompanied
him and is a guest of her sister
Mrs. D. A- Harvey.
The Sunday school has been
postponed for a short time.
The farmers are making prep
arations for plowing.
Dick Palmateer lost a fine colt
Ed Burlingame, the barber,
is employed now at the Frank
Magill place moving rocks for
Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Eubanke
were over from Juniper last
We will have regular mails
now, the roads being much im
proved by the recent warm
Miss Bessie Chandler and
children were visiting at the E.
E. Mercer home Saturday and
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Driver moved
on the J. E. Kennedy place last
The play, "What Next," will
not be staged here now.
A number of the Smock citizens
visited this place Sunday. .
This plaee experienced very
high water for a few days caused
by the rapid melting of the snow.
Some residence were , entirely
surrounded by water. , ,
A debate was held at the
achoolhouse Friday afternoon by
the pupils. The subject of the
debate was President Wilson's
preparedness program. Those
proving the president's position
won the debate.
Smock Items 2
Virgil Mayfield came in from
Burns horseback last week, re
ports the roads good until reach
time of his death- Both men
haye families living in Portland.
The train, which was a west
boud freight, became uncontroll
able on the steep grade and the
rear cars jumped the track, tak
ing three cars loaded with wheat
into the ditch. The caboos and
one car remained on the track,
while the rest of the train rushed
on at a speed of 70 miles an hour
for about 800 yards, where it
jumped the track and turned
The conductor, who was riding
on top of the train, lay flat on
car, and escaped serious injury,
although the car itself was com
ptetely demolished. Both the
engineer and fireman were still
in the cab when the engine turn
ed over, and Kaster was crushed
to death. The boiler exploded
badly burning Williamson, the
engineer. The boxcars and en
gine are complete wrecks and
wheat is strewn far along the
track. Several railroad officials
arrived today to inspect the
wreck. Oregonian, March 11.
ingtne agency, ana the nearer
home he got the more mud.
Wilbur Mulvaney when at
tempting to haul hay from the
barn to where his stock was, got
mired in the mud in the yard, so
thought it the best plan to drive
the stock to the hay.
Miss Ipha Howell is spending
a few days visiting Mrs. Lilly
J. E. Kennedy of Wamic made
a trip to his ranch on Upper
Smock, Friday. 1
J. W. Farlow sold one of his
horses to T. J. Whitcomb and
one to C A, Syron.
T. E. Farlow was a Wamic
bnsiness visitor Saturday going
horseback as it is almost impos-
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SHATTUCK BROS, t
In Past Week
Since the purchase of the
present Shattuck store building
and the corner lot on which it is
situated, by Dr. Elwood last
week, property has been chang
ing hands quite rapidly.
Shattuck Bros, purchased the
lots where A. f. Martin has up
to the present, had his shop, and
moved the building east across
the street from E. A. Majhew's,
and are excavating for the foun
dation of a handsome new store
building two stories and a 7-foot
W. T. Ray of Prineville and
John Donaldson purchased the
livery stable of E- A. Mayhew
and will put on another team for
freighting, Mr. Donaldson will
have direct charge of the busi
ness. Jim Rokato traded his lots
here to A. F. Russell of Smock
for his ranch there and each
party is taking posession of his
sible to get a rig over the roads.
R. C. Stakely and Joe Landor
have cut 100 ricks of wood on
the Frank Tillitson homestead.
Mr. and Mrs. A. C- Harvey
were business callers at Wamic
Dick Palmateer of Wamic was
transacting business on Upper
John Ayers drove a fat beef
to The Dalles last week.
C N. Farlow made a trip to
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