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About The Maupin times. (Maupin, Or.) 1914-1930 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 8, 1916)
Devoted to the Interests of Southern Wasco County
VOL. 3, NO. 9
MAUPIN, SOUTHERN WASCO COUNTY. OREGON. FRIDAY. DECEMBER 8, 1916
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THE YEAR $1.50
SENT IN BY OUR
Tho little son of Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Riehrrdson is quite sick
this week. " -
Mrs. Leander Walters is quite
eick with lagrippe. Dr. , Shannon
iH attending her."
Mr. and Mr?. Henry Delco came
out from The Dalles Wednesday
1 i be at the funeral of Mrs. Delco?
mother, Mrs. Richardson. They
returned home Monday. "
Jamie Abbott came home from
rtlaud lust week und snout
Thanksgiving with his parents.
Miss Vida Evans who is teach
ing echoel at Bakeoven is the
guest of Miss Lois Batty this week
Lester MoCo.ik!e w ho has been
p,one the past season returned to
his parents home here u few days
ilr. Pratt of Wamic came over
Wednesday to get Miss Crystal
Pratt who is teaching school at
Susan's Home and took her home
to sped Thanksgiving She re
turned to school Monday.
Miss Annie Bryant of Calif, who
has been visiting relatives here the
past month, h ft Saturday for
Montana to visit relatives' there.
The funeral of the liille seven
months old daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Mark I; -.ill ma i' as held at
the home Thursday by. Rev, M.
A surprise party was givn
h-st'it MeCorkle at his home iasl
Saturday evening. Several from
this burg attended. . Mr. and Mrs
Chas, Crofoot were up from Mau.
pin for the occasion.
Much uneasiness is felt here
among the farmers about the fall
sown grain that isn't up; Severa
here report that quite a lot of the
wheat has rotted in the ground
The recent cold weather without
any snow to protect it is believed
to be the cause.
Tuesday morning dawned with
a snow storm raging which kept
up till. about two o'clock when
nine or ten inches of the beautiful
Robert, Vincent and Winnie
lapp came home from Dufur
Wednesday evening. They start
ed back to Dufur Sunday, but had
only gone about eight miles when
they met with quite a accident to
the car. A chain on a front wheel
caugl t on a , bolt, locking the
steering wheel, causing t.ne car to
run into a bunk, bending the
nidus rod, and; doing considerable
other damage. They returned
h6tne and left again Monday for
P. J. Olsen, our road supervisor
ha-i been working on the road near
The little daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Olsen is quite sick.
Lu Woodside is on the sick lifct
The funeral of Mrs. Richardson
who passed away Tuesday of last
week was conducted at the Kelly
church Thursday by Rev. G. E.
Wood. Intermrnt was made in
the Kelly cemetery. Mary Cath
erine Stephens was boru, July 9,
1861, near Eugene in Lane county
Oregon, Site was married to
William Cox in 1877. To this
We Are Thankful
for your sake, because our own prosperity depends on what we do
for you , , i
THAT"we have succeeded, as far as we have, in making our business
more of A HELP TO YOU;
THAT notwithstanding the natural difficulties of our business, we
are more closely attaining the ideal for our mutual benefit.
THAT whereas we handle only RAW MATERIAL, yet we are now
equipped to help you make such a use of those materials as ' will con
tribute to your comfort; health and prosperity;
THAT we have been able to make ourselves, through our Architectur
al, Engineering, Plan Book and Service departments, an economic nec
essity to this oomunity and thus justify cur being here in this busi
ness; THAT we have passed the experimental stage of SERVICE and can
devote our efforts in the future to being of still GREATER HELP TO
YOU IN SOLVING ALL OF YOUR BUILDING PROBLEMS;
THAT we can bring to pass your hopes of a home properly heated, , or
a BARN or a SILO or ANY AND ALL BUILDINGS;
THAT it is again "Turkey Time" and we hope that yours will be
large, fat, sweet and juicy;
AND WE ARE ESPECIALLY THANKFUL THAT WE CAN BE
THANKFUL FOR ALL OF THESE THINGS.
PETER K1LBVRG, MGR.
TUM-A-LUM LUMBER CO.
As tie is king of the sea and there
is so much sea area he has a mil
lion and one things to do.
There are sharks, bass, cod,
flounderers, and many other fish
down here in the ocean. I am go
ing nearer the shore to shallow er
Nearer the shore are oysters.
clams, crabs, lobsters and hun
dreds of other fish.
Ohlby the way, I encountered a
coral reef and say, the ceals are
pretty. I was talking to one and
it said that it was afraid that the
aeabottom might subside and it
would be buried. It said that the
other coral reefs all around that
one were afraid of the same thing.
Hello Mr. Oyster. What are
you looking so sad about? This
I said to an oyster that I met.
"Oh, a fisherman just came
along and he very nearly got me
with, his rake," said he.
"You must have to be on the
lookout all the time don't you?"
"I certainly do," he answered,
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Maupin can now boast of one ot
the best opera houses in the coun
ty without exceptions.
Shattuck Bros, have kept A. C.
Moad employed the past several
days in the interior completion
work of the hall over their general
merchandise store, with the result
that it is now dressed walls and
ceiling with a tint plaaterhoard
pannel effect, the wood work being
: The stage covers the full width
of the frout w'th an approach
from either side into commodious
dressing rooms. The round. front
of the spacious main scag with
the shaded font -lights adds much
to the wh-ile appearance. The
whole is electrically lighted from
the Delco system in the basement
of the building.
for Christmas. The big
g'est and best assort
ment in the city.
See my special on ail
Christmas Candy ord
ers, it will pay you.
A wonderful delight for
a Christmas gift or any
A glance will convince you
LAKE'S CASH STORE
For Pleasing Service
SEE US FOR
We have the Famous
None Better Prices Riant O
Wool vSox for Men
union seven children were born,
all of whom are living to mourn
her death except one sou who
died in 1891. " Mrs. Co Was sepa
rated from Mr. Cox and later
married Benjamin liichcrdson.
Two children bless this . union,
both living at the Richardson
home. Besides her children, nine
grandchildren and her husband
survive. The living children are:
Jesse and Charlie Cox, Mrs. Hen
ry Richardson, Mrs. Nannie Delco
all of thiB place, Mrs. Ida Rains
in Calif., Mrs. Bertha Carlisle,
Miss Alia Richardson, Frank
A music rehersal was given by
Mrs, M. H. Staines and her clace
at her home Saturday afternoon.
Ben Richardson, Frank and Alta
Went to Maupin Saturday to spend
two weeks with relatives.
W. B. Brow's threshing ma
chine pulled in after sixty days'
successful run, having threshed
60,000 bushels, lozing only one
day for breakage and three days
on account of bad weather.
Harvey Thorp has been quite ill
with rheumatism, but is'improving
Tony Conroy had over 800 sacks
more of grain than he expected.
W.B.Brown purchased a span
of 8-year-old mares of Roy logan.
Several of the Bakeoven people
attended the Thanksgiving masked
ball at Shaniko. All had very
The maohine threshing in the
Spring Gulch neighborhood broke
their horsepower, but borrowed
W. B Brown's, bo the delay was
A Dog's Opinion of Cats
I am a little Colly puppy and
my name is Wooly. I have long
b'ack hair and am two months
ol, and am very much abused.
My mistress is a great lover of
cits and last Sunday she brought
home a black and white one she
calls Fios.-y. She thinks an awful
lot of it and takes it up on her lap
and pets and talki to it as if it
Were a baby. She used to do me
that way but she don't any more,
I don't believe Bhe likes me like
she used to, because I chase Flos
sj. lint I don't care, for I don't
Ike flossy anyway( I don't like
any cat and I don't see what'good
My, I'm dreadfully hungry, T
haven' i hud anything i'ood to eat
since Flossy came. Mistress gave
me some bread yesterday for din
ner, but 1 don't like bread, so I
went and buried it, because if I
didn't Flossy would get it. This
morning ; Mistress set a - bowl of
milk out on the porch for me and
I didn't more than get started
drinking it till Floosy came and
took away from me. I snapped
at her. and she scratched my nose.
That made me angry, so we bad a
fight, r; Then Mistress eame out
and thnt me in the cold celtar I
barked and pawed on the door,
but it didn't do any good.
The other day I chased Flossy up
a tree and then I sat down und. t
it and barked, at her. -1 had her
pretty badly scared and was be
ginning to laugh to myself when
Mistress called mej bhe gave me an
awful whipping, but it wouldn't
have hurt half so much if it had
of been anyone else that whipped
me. I think an awful lot of Mia-'
tress and we could get along if ft
was not for Flossy.
Under the Sea
It is dark and cold under the
sea, There are numerous mon
strous fisbep, Bubples are rising
here and there and fishes of all
sizes are swimming about. They
open and shut their mouths just
like they thought they could catch
scything In that way,
I spe old Neptune, He is tall
and dark, and has a long white
beard with long white hair; Kin
eyes are dark and his eyebrow o
are bo shaggy and lofig that I Can't
see what color they are. He has
on a long white fur trimmed cloak
and a cap to match. The cap he
wears on the top of his head for
bis hair ia ho long and heavy that
he can't pull it down over his ear".
He carries a septer in his hand.
Now Neptune likes seaweed for
dinner. He tells his servanis to
watch aud catch all that comef
along. That is why two of his
servants are after the piece that is
floating by now.
I only spent a few minutes with
Neptune and he told me of come
of the things that he has to dc
Sat Dec. 23rd
Sat. Dec. 30
Six Piece Orchestra
Supper at Miller's Hotel
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filled Rifcht at the
Maupin Drug Store
We figure the best is none too good, so we buy only the best drug's and chemicals
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