MAUPIN Devoted to the Interests of Southern Wasco County VOL. 2, NO, 28 MAUPIN, SOUTHERN WASCO COUNTY, OREGON, FRIDAY, APRIL 21, 1916 THE YEAR $1.50 SENT IN BY OUR Criterion Chronicles E Smock Items ,.,W. E. Woodcock, road super visor, is having Geo. End to sur vey the road on Gate creek canyon, and will make a new grade. This will be a great ' benefit to the public in general. Several men are at work and Percy Driver is driving the road grader. Orrion Farlow sheared his goats Friday, one fleece weigh ing tight pounds. 0. B. Murray was a Maupin business visitor Satnrday. ' Jesse Ayres is very sick with measles. He had been to Port land and in Washington a num ber of days, and had just arrived home. J. T. Harper of Tygh was a business visitor Monday at S. H. Mulvaney's, doing legal work for Mr John Gordon". Mis. Hull was calling on friends at Tygh Tuesday. Wilbur Mulvaney was a Tygh business visitor Monday. J. W. Farlow took several I. O. 0. , F. brothers from this place in bis new car to Maupin Saturday night, where several members were taken in lodge, the Tygh Valley team putting on, the work. Farlow Bros, began plowing on C. N- Farlow's place Friday with six horses. N. E. Whitcomb is home from Maupin where he had been work ing on the' road the past three weeks. Farlow Bros, delivered sheep to Maupin Tuesday, which were sold to Jim Mace some time ago, Evans Tarrish driving them to that place. R. C. Stakely and J. Lander have completed the fencing of G. Stakely 's ranch. v T. E. farlow is a victim of la grippe and several others are suffering with same- Friday was arbor day and Mr. Murray and pupils devoted the afternoon in cleaning the school yard. L. W. Yockey and Walter Led ford have been working on the ditch the past few days and re port snow in various places along the ditch. D. B. Appling, Frank Buzan and Arthur Henderson were busi ness visitors at Maupin Wennes day last. Wm. Moss of Maupin has bought the Ben Cook ranch, north- wust oi criterion ana is moving on this week. Dale Bonney spent the week end at home. About 8 miles of grading has been done to date, but there is need of more work before the roads are in perfect condition- L. B, DeCamp and Miss Ida Kidder visited Maupin Saturday. Mrs. Canfield and two ehildren visited'friends at Maupin for the week end. Earl Tunison carried mail two trips last week. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Tunison Sr made a short visit to friends and relatives here a few days ago The family of G. W. Miller ar rived on Sunday's train from Eugene, and are domiciled at the home of Mrs. S. A. Gamber ac ross Bakeoven. Several of our residents attend ed the public sale at Ridgeway Saturday last. They enjoyed a good lunch and lots of sport. Dr. Theo Beletski, assistant to DIED TUESDAY The funeral of F. 0. Stall, a rancher about five mile above Wapinitia, was conducted at the Kelly church, the I. 0 0. F. or der of Maupin having charge of the services at the cemetery, Mr. Stall was 38 years of age, a resident of this state eleven years, having resided a number of years near Wapinitia, coming to Oregon from Nebraska. His parents live at Garfield, Wn., he also leaves four or five brothers and two sisters- Mr. Stall had been ill a number of days, but being possessed of a courageous disposition, could not be persuaded to leave his work or receive medical aid until it was too late. Dr. Shannon was called Saturday and took him to The Dalles hospital, where death came Tuesday noon Bright's disease being the cause The body was brought home by the I 0- F. of which he was a member. the state vetrinarian was in this locality Monday and Tuesday on official business. More tban half the cars you see are "Fords." Over a million Ford cars are in use today, rendering efficient, economical . service under all kinds of conditions. 500,000 will be built and sold this year. Low price places it wiihin your . reach. Touring Car $440; Runabout $390; Coupelet $5V0; Town Car $640; Sedan, .740, f. o. b. Detroit, On sale at FiselW Garage MAUPIN, ORE. TUM-A-LUM PRICES STILL LOW 'lum-A-Lumber" 1 A Buy Word for Good Lumber) You never had a better chance in your life to clos'e up deals that have been hanging .fire. If there ever was a time to build IT'S THIS SPRING. It is very unlikely that lumber will ever be as cheap again as it has been the past two or three years. With the Panama canal' open to get Western lumber to the hungry Eastern mar&et-with Europe clamoring f ox lumber the minute the Airar is over-in addition to the great business awakening taking place all over our country, due to the fact that conditions are RIGHT and that America IS prosperous Well our best advice to you is to HURRY ALONG YOUR BUILDIKG Many of our customers are using the complete bluo printed plans with our correct estimates on material costs prepared and furnished by our Architects and Engineers-on Homes, Barns, Silos, Hogsheds,, Granar ies, Elevators, and all other buildings. "See PETER KILBURG about it" Tum-A-Lum Lumber Co. Gets Arm Broken Wednesday, while Mrs. Edwin Mays and her mother, Mrs. Ains worth were returning home after taking Mr. Mays to meet the morping train for Portland, a serious accident for Mrs, Mays occurred. They were at point on the grade not far from where T. A. Connolly was looking after some sheep, when a slight inter? ference made it necessary for Mrs, Mays to 'crank' the ma chine. The crank 'kicked' back, breaking her arm just above the wrist. Mr. Connolly came to their assistance, tailing them back to Maupin where Dr. El wood dressed the wound, and then took them home. Wamic News Ralph Kaiser purchased a lot just east -''of tho pool hall this week and already has a small building well under construction in which he will in a short time open a barber shop. Mr. Kaiser will put up a resi dence a little later and move his family over from Dufur. The basement of the Shnttuck building is now completed and the framework for the first floor is up. Carpenters are making every effort to get it completed as soon as possible. I THE UNIVERSAL CAR . li. 1 Mrs. Albert Oakennan arrived Sunday from Reply, Harney county. Dick Savage, her broth er, met her at the station. Miss Jane Savage accompanied Mr. Savage to Sherar. Cecil Woodcock of The Dalles spent several days here last week, A piano tuner from The Dalles was here Wednesday Carl Pratt went to Sherar Wednesday to get a drag V sera par to be used in the road work. Albert Savage and son Akin speni last week at Smock'plw- Jng on their farm the Brown place. Dr. Elwood came out from The Dalle3 Wednesday. Mr, and Mrs. Paul Illingsworth of Metolius, spent Beveral days here, returning Monday.' Mrs. P. Isenberg is quite sick. Mrs. Myrtle Smith has charge of the cullinary department at the Swift hotel, Mrs. Swift hav ing left Friday for a few days visit in The Dalles. ' ' J E. Kennedy left Thursday for a short stay in Portland. A. P. Simson of The Dalles, accompanied by a land buyer was here Saturday. Terry Tones of Smock was a visitor in town Sunday. Dick Gerity made a trip to Sherar Sunday. Mrs. Emma Chastain came over from Maupin Sunday. Road Supervisor W. E. Wood cock and his men made much im provement on the roads in the vicinity of Rock creek last week. Several of the men engaged on the rjad work boarded with Mr, and Mrs. D. A Harvey last week. The girls' department of the industrial work is accomplishing much in the way of bread making. Mrs. J. L. Illingsworth met with an accident Friday that came near proving fatal. While reaching for a nest of eggs in a hay chute, she lost her balance and fell headlong into the nar row chute. She had lain there thirty minutes and was uncon scious when help arrived to lift her out. But for the screams of her little grandson which finally reached Mr. Illingsworth and John who were constructing a fence some distance away, the woman would surely have died Willis iNorval naa a serious runaway Sunday while going down Tygh hill to the ball game. Mrs- Norval was thrown out by the wagon being over turned and received severe bruises on the face. Rev. George II. Harrison of Tygh preached a pleasing sermon in the church here Sunday even ing. Mrs. Harrison accompani led him. Mr. and Mrs. J. T. j Harper brought them in their car. 1 Come and see my new hats. i They will be on display Friday iand Saturday, April 28th and 29th at Wamic Miss Hauser. was a complete victory for the Wamic boys, the score being 13 toO. Miss Hilda Like and Belvie Patison attended the ball game at Tygh Sunday. Elmer Munier and Miss Fern Good Road Work The road crew with P. J. Olsen have been on the upper part of the grade the past few days. The 2,929 feet between the wa tering tro'igh and the steel bridge in practically completed. 1,800 feet of it has been graveled, 429 feet of rock taken out of the grade has been laid, and the bal ance of 500 feet should have gravel. Mr. Olsen stated that one day's work with the grader and two men ditching and finish ing culverts would leave this part of the road in fine shape. Lists and figures of those do nating work and funds toward the construction of the road will probably be given about the 12th of May. Fraley of Tygh, were here week ago Sunday to witness the ball game. Mrs. Ralph Chandler "and son Leonard visited Mrs. J. Johnson at Tygh last week. HUNTS EERRY WAREHOUSE G(T" GENERAL STORAGE Flour, Feed, Salt and Supplies agents for KERR GIFFORD & CO ALSO FOR Phoenix Assurance Go. Ltd,, of London - - PAY AT County Depository NO CHARGES Bring Your Tax Statement tsft WITH YOU FtwS 1 'Mm m m 0S00000000000000000000000 0 0 0 o 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 o 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 We are out for Business and want yours We can and will meet mail order competition. Join the "Trade at Home Club" for your interests as well as ours vSHATTUCR BROS. STORE OF BETTER SERVICE INITIATE SIX Many In, Sat. Night The local I. O. 0. F. order had an interesting session at the hall Saturday night, when about thir ty visiting mempers were pres ent ad (he degree eam from Tygh put on the work of initiat ing six new members, D. M. and Rates. Shnttuck. F. D. Stuart, F. A. Covey, W. II. Stunts and D, Donuldson. They have another big time scheduled for the 29th. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 00000 00000500000000000000 0 FISCHER'S GARAGE Auto Passenger Service Auto Delivery Truck Prepared for Long Trips or Outing Parties A Complete Line of Automobile Accessories MAUPIN, OREGON ,The ball game at Tygh Sunday Wapinitia Items An unusual' cold wave struck this section a few days ago, and we are experiencing rain, snow and sunshine, in fact its regular March weather. The Boy Scouts held their regi ular meeting at the high school building last Thursday. C. L Nelson made a trip to Maupin last Wednesday, bring ing up a load of freight for A. F. Evick. Geo. Heitz hauled a load of wood for Mr. Appling Thursday. County School Supt. Bonney visited the schools in this section of the county last week. Ernest Troutman an iss Dorothy Fischer were visitors in this burg last Friday. Some campers passed through here last Thursday on their way to Bern- E. A. Hartman and Lincoln Hartman made a trip to The Dalles last Wednesday. Robert Service, an attorney of Baker", Oregon, was in this city Monday. He is republican can didate for public service commis sioner. Ilda Miller, the little daughter of Sels Miller has been quite sick the past few days. A campfire party was given last Friday night by the social committee of the C. E. society in the Rice canyon. The evening was spent in playing charades and games A delicious lunch eon was served about 10 o'clock, consisting of hot bologna, coffee, cake and other good things. They returned home about II o'clock and all report a splendid time. An old fashioned school will be given in the high school building next Friday, April 14th. Every one is supposed to go dressed in old fashioned clothes. A fee of 10 cents will be charged. It is under the auspices of the social committee of the Christian Endeavor. Little Jimmit Nelson has been quite sick lately. He was threat ened with pneumonia. Dee Wright moved the go ernment horses from this place to Sunflower Flat last Saturdry. V- B. Tapp and wife were guests at the N- W, Flinn home Sunday. ' ' Dee Woodside made a trip to Maupin last Saturday taking Lloyd. Smith to the doctor to have his finger lanced. Among those attending the ball game last Sunday at Maupin wflre Mr. and Mrs. Dee Wood- side, Mrs. Katie Amen, Mr. and Mrs. B. L. Foreman, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Barzee. Glen White, formerly of Friend and Lester Crabtree are employ ed at the Lu Kelly ranch. One night last week an intrud er entered Mrs. N. W. Flinn's chicken coop and killed an old !hen and ten little chicks. The next night Mr. Flinn set several steel traps and caught an owal measuring 4 feet 10 inches from I Scream! We wish to call your attention to our jiewly installed Soda Fountain, which U the rnont lanitary and up-to-date foun tain in the c.ty. We are using th, best MADE IN OREGON Fruit Syrup., and our Ice Cream i. manufactured by th Celebrated Haztlwood Co W. li. Talcott's Ice Cream Parlor and Confectioner?