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About The Maupin times. (Maupin, Or.) 1914-1930 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 8, 1916)
Devoted to the Interests of Southern Wasco County
VOL. 2, NO. 48
MAUPIN, SOUTHERN WASCO COUNTY. OREGON. FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 8, 1916
THE YEAR $1.50
SOUTHERN WASCO COUNTY FAIR
10 OPEN NEXT WEDNESDAY
The Southern Wasco Co. fair
ground is nearly finished and will
be opened to the public Tuesday
morning, September 12. Many
exhibits are tiln iuly placed and it
is expected that they will all
!.'0 in by Monday evening.
A stock bum 210 feet long hue
been erected, also several stables
for the racing horses. Recent
vairjs have helped the workmen in
getting the race, track in a fine
i ondition. A large . Dumber of
races' are scheduled and those who
enjoy this sport are sure to be
Concession people from Poitland
are already on the ground prepar
ing their stands and camps.
The new "Dew Drop Inn" buUt
by F. C. Butler is oompleted and
will bu opened Tuesday morning.
Both the Wapinitia and Maupin
bands, have been engaged to furn
ish music. Band music will be
furnished for the dances in the
new 50x80 pavillion.
A building 40x80 which will be
used ; for eveniug entertainments
will be completed by Saturday.
that big' credit ex
pense. Pay cash, get
more, and pay less.
Hurry people, join those
who are getting' big', hon
est, dollar, values. Your
dollar is just as good as
any body's, if not, make
it be at
LAKE'S CASH STORE
Secret! ry Butler has succeeded
in procuring the services of one of
the best troup of Hawaiian musi
cians. An entertainment will be
given on the grounds each evening
at 8 o'clock. The company is
composed of eleven persons, six of
whom are Hawaiians.
The new $1000 grand-stand is
complete and is probably the fin
est building of its class in Wasco
county. It will seat 750 people.
The Fair Association assisted by
the County Court haye widened
and repaired the road from Tygh
to the grounds.
On Wednesday evening a school
play will be given under the super
vision of Supt. Bonney. The
characters will be chosen from the
rural schools of the county and the
proceeds will be used to help the
The Industrial School Fair is to
be held in connection with the
Southern Wasco County Fair, and
it is thought that there will be 500
pupils in attendance.
The Misses Harper, Young, Loye,
Young, Thompson and Hauser
of Tygh were callers in Maupin,
Monday and Thursday of this
A son was born September 4 to
Mr., and Mrs. Dale Bonney at
The Maupin Band commenced
their fall rehersals Thursday even
ing preparatory to furnishing the
dance music for the Southern
Wasco Co. Fair,
Mrs. C. H. Crofoot received the
announcement this week of the
birth of a nine pound son to Mr.
and Mrs. E. A. Chandler at Sno
Loins Emmons returned home a
week ago from a couple months'
tour of Southern and Eastern
The latter part of the past week
witnessed the begining of what it
to be a great improvement for the
east part of Maupin, and the town
in general as well. The W. H.
Williams barn near the bridge
was removed to a position up the
Btreet, and the premises cleared
for the constrctive operations on
a fine new hotel for east Maupin.
The excavation for the foundation
! is already commenced and the
Tum-A-Lum people hope to have
a force busy on construction as
soon as possible. L. D. Kelly,
the founder of the east addition of
the city and an energetio general
booster, is the owner and promoter
of the project.
We are not informed as to plans
or specifications, but understand
a hotel man is read to take posses
sion as soon as the building is
$6 BUYS $1000
Field grain Insurance for 3 months
You cannot afford to take the chances against wild
fires, cigarette smokers and thresher engines.
Insurance covers the grain standing, or cut, in stack,
in sack, in bulk, in bin, warehouse or elevator.
MAUPIN STATE BANK
School Open Monday
Our school opened Monday
morning. A number of students
living outside the district have en
rolled for high school work and
everything points to a successful
Morgan Morrow returned to his
home last Saturday after an ab
sence of a year, spent in Denver,
Colorado, and other eastern points.
Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Kelly and
Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Kellogg vis
ited at John Confer's Sunday.
The Industrial School Fair will
be held in connection witn the
Southern Wasco Co. Fair which'
takes place at Tygh Valley, Sept
ember, 13, 14, 15. On Wednes
day evening a school play will be
given at the fair grounds under
the. supervision Of Supt. Bonney.
Tbe.characters have been chosen
from the different schools of the
The directors of this district
have purchased several piecei of
school furniture and workmen are
busy in fitting up one of the school
rooms which will bo used fer high
TWENTY-SIXTH ANNUAL WASCO
GO. FAIR, THE DALLES,
September 20, 21, 22, 23
A Regular old fashioned county fair, One the children will
enjoy and the older ones talk about.
A fine display of farm products and a first class livestock
Automobile and Motorcycle races, ' horse races and new
Street sports and amusements with something doing all
Good music and a good time
R. W. KING J. W. BREWER
Pre3 ident Secretary
The crew at the warehouse are
very busy now receiving and stor
ing the immense quantities of
grain arriving daily.
Levi Dyer u visiting relatives
south of Maupin.
CENERAL STORAGE '
Flour, Feed, Salt. and Supplies
agents for (err jjjffnrrj & GO.
Phoenix Assurance Co., London
Hunts Ferry Warehouse Co.
& Best Line
Also School Shoe
Dresses, Hats and Caps
for the little ones
J. F. Singer was in from Shani
The handsome residence under
construction for O. B. Dertliick is
being equipped with a Delcore
electric lighting system.
The Mugill thresher has been
humming lively at the Crofoot,
Britton and Kayler places this
Second installment of taxes
should be paid before October 5.
Pay at Maupin State Bank. Bring
your statement of the amount with
Clarence Alexander and family
went to Portland Thursday.
Dr. El wood and Ogdon motored
t)o' The Dalles yesterday, where
Cteden will remain and attend
A. E. Lake of Wamic and Sher
iff were guests of J. A. Lake Tueiv
day. , ' .
Mr. and Mrs. Foreman were in
W. J. Patterson fromerly of the
Wapinitia school ' passed through
here on the train yesterday.
Mrs. Williams and Mrs, Hollie
went to Portland Saturday to
spend a couple weeks with the
former's mother, and daughter
Mrs. Westurook. Mrs. Mums in
charge of the hotel during their
V. B. Tapp and Winnie and
Miss riUDy wiison were callers
in town Wednesday.
The Fairview district have thit.
week installed a Waterbery heat
iug system in the school houte.
John Farlow's of Smock have a
new boy, arriving Tuesday night
W. D. Roberts presented this
oTice yesterday with a lot of fine
Cucumbers grown on bis ranch cas
SCHOOL DAY NEEDS
..... Beaver Blackboard
Guaranteed 10 years Latest improvement
in blackboards costs less, and is better board
Moulding for Blackboard
A New Exhibit Board Flower Boxes-Manual Train
ing Benches Domestic Science Tables-
Rain, llain, go awaw and come
again some other day if the cry of
the farmers just now.
.Toe Graham came from the
mountains Monday bringing Don
aid Wilson who has been vieiting
with his brother Len the past
Mr. and Mrs. Cbas. Gabel are
proud and happy parents of a girl
born Sunday, September 3.
Mr. Teschner brought some fine
nnrk to Waninitia Mondav. He
I . r
says he has too many porkers.
There have been several small
fires in the mountains the . last
...1. 1 I Ji'ki.r.n '
, The'scafcity of men for harvest
ing is'due to the,..riini8ualy late
season, fhlle the headers should
all be in the shed by September 1,
some are iust beginning their work.
Mr.' and Mrs. Shields came
cross the mountains from Silver
tottdast week trking-'back a load of
! their, household goods.
' Fraiik Gabel returned from The
Dalles last Thursday. '
' Mrp.- G. E. Wood came home
the mountains Monday. She says
it has been raining there since
The little Doyle boys n ako the
trip daily to look after N. W.
Flinn's chores, making a walk of
five or six miles.
Dee Wright met with ariotlier
serious accident last week. Wi
was kicked by a mule, being
struck in the chest and over the
Jim Hartman, Geo. BVe and
wife and Herb Huhmer and fami
ly started to the mountains Wed"
Mr, Roberts brought up a load
of ice cream for Mr. Apling Wednesday.
Shelves for Library of Cost Rooms
A New DoW cr Wifido'v?
Playground1 Apparatus-$ll.dO, $22.50, and $42.50
buys all lumber,- millwork and cement for three
different designs, including teeter boards, swinging
ladders, swings, rings, climbing ladder, and rope,
sliding rods, horizontal bar, giant stride, basketball
apparatus, playground slides.
New Teachers, cottages-now being built by many
districts. Drop in and see plans.
New School or Addition to old building-our Archi
tects will help.
"See Peter Kilburg about it"
TUM-A-LUM LUMBER CO
the FORD man
Is also agent for the follow
ing Popular Cars:
Let him tell you about terms