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 "School Fair." 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. New Hotel The Misses Harper, Young, Loye, Young, Thompson and Hauser of Tygh were callers in Maupin, Monday and Thursday of this week. A son was born September 4 to Mr., and Mrs. Dale Bonney at Tygh Valley. 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 homish, Wn. Loins Emmons returned home a week ago from a couple months' tour of Southern and Eastern states. 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 completed. I $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 1 1 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 school year. 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 county. 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 school work. 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 exhibit. , Automobile and Motorcycle races, ' horse races and new track stunts. Street sports and amusements with something doing all the time. 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. ALSO FOR Phoenix Assurance Co., London Hunts Ferry Warehouse Co. Local Items II if ttih 00$00000$000 00000000000000 iggest & Best Line OF School Supplies AT SHATTUCKS 0 0 0 o 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 k5 0 Also School Shoe Dresses, Hats and Caps for the little ones SHATTUCK BROS. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 J. F. Singer was in from Shani ko Wednesday. 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 week. Second installment of taxes should be paid before October 5. Pay at Maupin State Bank. Bring your statement of the amount with you. 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 high school. A. E. Lake of Wamic and Sher iff were guests of J. A. Lake Tueiv day. , ' . Mr. and Mrs. Foreman were in town yesterday. 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 absence. 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 Wapinitia Items 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 three weeks. 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 Monday. 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 heart. Jim Hartman, Geo. BVe and wife and Herb Huhmer and fami ly started to the mountains Wed" nesday morning. 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 FISCHER the FORD man Is also agent for the follow ing Popular Cars: STUMBAKE! DODGI BUICK Let him tell you about terms 94644 000004000000040000000 of Maupin.