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About The Maupin times. (Maupin, Or.) 1914-1930 | View Entire Issue (June 8, 1917)
SENATORS CUT OUT
Surtax Is Also Rejected, But
Other Levies Will Be
Washington. Proposals for a G per
cent tax ou manufacturers' groBS Balt'8
in many Industrie! ami for greatly In
creased sur-taxes on big Incomes were
OREGON NEWS NOTES
OF GENEM INTEREST
Principal Events of tho Week
Briefly Sketched for Infor
mation of Our Readers.
Morrow county's prospects for tha
wheat crop are excellent.
Marlon county has 1058 school chil
dren who are members of Industrial
stricken out of the war revenue bill by clubs.
the aeuate finance committee, cutting The city of Hubbard Is constructing
down by many millions the total rev- a water system and will pave the
enue provided for as the measure main streets.
passed the house.
The senate finance committee decid
ed to strike out the whole section levy
ing $200,000,000 by a general tartrf In
crease of 10 per cent on an ad valorem
As a substitute the committee pro
poses direct excise, or consumption
taxes 08 sugar, tea, coffee and cocoa.
The administration's food survey
bill, first of the food-coutrol measures,
was passed by tho house without a
record vote. It appropriates $14,770,
000 for an Immediate Investigation of
the country's food resources and for
measures to stimulate production.
The war revenue bill, framed to
bring Into the treasury $1,800,000,000
through new taxation during the com
ing year, passed the bouse by a vote I
Of 829 to 76 In almost the same form j
that It was presented by the ways and j
means committee, i
Outstanding features of the house
bill are the greatly increased Income,
Inheritance, excess profits, liquor, cl-;
gar and tobacco taxes, virtual aboli
tion of the present customs free list
ftnd. a 1Q per cent addition to existing , tlons, Linn county will have this year
tariff new taxes on manufacturers, j by r the bigsest acreage o neaua
amusements, clubs. Dublic utilities and D potatoes In Its history.
insurance, a far-reachlne alamo tax I Brown rot is prevalent in the prune
orcnarus oi Lane couniy, aa a result
! of the wet, cold spring, and threatens
Oregon is expected to produce at
least 60,000 individual subscribers to
the liberty loan.
Western Oregon traveling men held
their annual picnic at Cottage Grove
with about 1D0 present.
Fully 1000 people attended the an
nual Jackson coui.ty school picnic
and field meet at Applegate.
Despite war conditions, early tour
ist travel indicates a h.-avy Invasion
of Oregon by tourists this year.
Continued rains, which are still
keeping up, are making seriou3 con
ditions for the Coos county ranchers.
The ministers of the state are urged
to observe Sunday, June 3, as "prison
day," in a proclamation issued by the
Pendleton claims the distinction of
having more automobiles in propor
tion to population than any city lu
Governor Withycombe has issued a
proclamation declaring Tuesday, June
5, which is war census day, to be a
Despite unfavorable weather condl-
Bids for the construction, cf 'a U
jbrary building en the Oregon AgrU
cultural college campus were opauod
by a committee of the board of re
gents and the contract was awarded
to Snook & Traver, of Salem, at
The Sherman county school field
meet and declamatory contest at Was
co attracted over 1000 persons from
tho different districts of the county.
The Moro school won both first and
second place In athletics and In the
The public service commission has
ordered a reduction in the light and
power rates of the Portland Railway,
Light & Power company. On the com
pany's present volume of business the
reductions will amount to approxi
mately J'iO.OOO to $65,000 a year.
That students may be permitted to
remain in the fields to harvest crops,
and that the faculty may have a long
er time to runner tne rood prepared
ness campaign, the Oregon Agricul
tural college will not open for next
ears work until October , three,-, p .
Into. II,.,, I li a vn tr 11 1 n 11 v anharl..
wd.ua .aid uiau i.iv tvgutuu; u-uv. ,
P F! fro oimortnfpnrl.-mt nf tha 3 DelUOCtaC V tie
' 1 i - .
ltostburg Indian agency, has an- lor (lel.Mice, nut trilnile.
nounced that a sale of Indian allot-1 .")Tliesn hoods nro liaokeil liv lh
inputs would he hold on June 19. The' .
h-onto ti Via nnM a G aitilltat in rtnrth.
em California, southern Oregon and tl,e ricl,Pst Iry n the trorlt'.
In Harnpv vallev. Much of the land -t,very iflUUU invested Will
jnall matter rate based on the parcel
post tone system.
The Oreeon Trunk Railray have
made the following changes in the,
schedule of their local freight I
trains. No. 308 from Portland j
will reach Maupin at 10:50 a. ir.
on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sat-;
urdavs. and No. 309 from Bend
will reach Maupin at 11:40 a. m.
on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sun
days, arriving at Fallbfidge 4 p.
m", making close connection willi
the North BaDk Limited for Port,
Don't blaw your clock -needs
nh.nnina. Emmons wil
do it for you and guarantee it.
If the other fellow could not fix
'your watch bring it to Emmons
If you want some baby calves to
raise, Bee Bonney, you can pay
after harvest if you wish.
Big bargains in brake blocks
and brake shoes at Lake's Store.
V WJ UUtlUUU"""-
Fs'.i AS) ut Liberty Loan.
PrrtposR This loan is a bond
fisue authorized by congress to paj
;osls of the war against Germany,
o make advances to the allies, and
ibovo all to bring about a speedy
md succersftil end of llie world
Uiuusr op Loan-UOOO.OOO.OOC
i'auikic Coast's Siiauf 1C5,000,
iize ok Bonds tCO, $100, f 300,
fOOO and upward.
Kate'of interest 3-1-2 per cent
Terms of Bond? The bonds run
for 30 years. The government re
serves the right to buy them hack
at fac value at end of 13 years,
Buy Thkse Bonds Xow 1!i-y,u;sr
1 These bonds are the gafe.it i.
you servo your
to your bank only 2 per ipt of
your purchase, nul balance as fol
lows: IS per oent ou June 2
20 per cent on July 30-30 j.it
cent on August 15150 per cei.l
on August 150.
The farmers don't seem to be
satisfied unless they are skinned.
Give Dad Coale a chance, lie
buys all kind of pelts, hides
skins and wool. p
- Corrected -
As concerning errors in our type
Financial statement at the close
of business, April 30, 1917.
Cash in Bank $
Cns.li on hand
Is its di:
credit 'of the whole United Stales.
L. B. Fox
R. T. Yates
o WASCO COUNTY
Makers of Abstracts That
Books Posted to Date Daily
Plant Second to None
In The State. .
First Rational Bank Building o
' Phone BlaPk 9631 0
The Dalles, Oregon
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Valley Produce Co.
f AY CASH FOR
VEAL, HOGS, POULTRY,
EGGS, BUTTER, HIDES,
115 Front St., Portland, Ore.
Dr. Lawrence S. Stovall
Call Drug store or resideuse
seriousi damage to the crop,
The University of Oregon Woman's
league has pledged Its 400 members
to return to school next fall with the
same dresses they now have.
Jacob Wiscarson, a member of a
Canadian regiment and a son of v Mrs
Mary Wiscarson, living near Eugene,
was killed in battle In France May 11
County Agriculturist Jay L. Smith
has finished compiling the agricultur
al survey of Coos county. It has 18,000
acres In crops, out of a total of 103,000
During the past week not a single
fntnl accident was reported to the
state industrial accident commission
There were 351 non fatal accidents re
Curry eounty sheep raisers In the
region of Florea creek are bein
forced to abandon this line of agn
cultural pursuit, owing to the advent
Plans have been formulated for the
annual strawberry festival at Leban-I
i on and the dates were set for June 14
i and 15, by which time an abundance
' of strawberries is expected.
I Japanese strawberry growers of the
Hood river valley, numbering approx
imately 200, will aid tue lucai itea
(:'rpss chapter' with, a, donation each
pi a crate of extra fancy fruit.
A nrofcabie plot to dynamite the
mill of the Oregon Lumber company
at Baker failed by the discovery of
a quantity of dynamite, caps and fuse
bidden by a fence 25 feet from the
That Portland will be represented
O in Europe by a complete unit of 20
0 1 ambulances In the American ambu
lance field service seens certain. Al
ready 14 ambulances have been sub
Mrs. C. H. Castner, president of the
Oregon Federation, of Women's clubs,
has been unanimously elect" cba'
man of the Orpn division of the
wom.?,n fsoiatnlUfee of the Council of
M a result of the food prepared
pets campaign lu Hood river county,
til? first steam power threshing ma
Chine will be operated this Beason to
harvest the largest crop of grain ever
seeflsd lu the valley.
Voder an. opinion hy Attorney-Gen
eral Brown It is fetid that the amount
of the federal Inheritance tax is not
(9 be deducted from the appraised
valuation of estates to arrive at the
amount of the state tax.
Btockmen from various sections of
Douglas county report that many
horses have become affected with
what Is known as "pink eye" and
that in some instances the animals
are in a serious condition.
Adam Garren, 37 years old, of Hub
bard, a private in Company I, Third
Oreeon Infantry, is in a seriou3 con-
Is said to be well adapted to agricul
At a meeting of Sarah Childress
PolU chapter, Daughters of the Amer
ican Revolution, of Dallas, a resolu
tion was adopted favoring the erec
tion of a monument on the site of the
first court house in Polk county. It
was located somewhere in North Dal
las and a suitable marker for the spot
will be secured.
Peter Zollner placed 12 sticks of
dynamite under his brother's motion
picture theatre at ML Angel and blew
the side of- the building out, besides
breaking many windows in the neigh
borhood. Zollner declares he did it
for revenge on his brother Goorge,
with whom he has had trouble over
family property rights.
Dissatisfaction which has arisen
among some employes of state insti
tutions because they allege that other
employes doing the same work as
themselves in other institutions are
receiving higher wages, is presenting
a pr6blem to institution heads, who
probably will ask that the state board
of control standardize all wages at
the various institutions.
That Kendall Bros., of Pittsburgh
Pa., have abandoned all hope of con-
structing a railroad from Roseburg
to their timber holdings in Douglas
county iu the near future was attested
when Judge Hamilton at Roseburg
was asked to dismiss all of the con
demnation suits brought in the name
of the ciiy of Roseburg against own
ers or land situated along the pro-
pesod route of the line.
A uumber of timbar cruisers have
arrived in Roseburg and have begun
preparations for resuming the cruis-
ins of the O. & C. grant lands it
Docglas ccuaty. The wqr ex
tended as far aa n purtion of the
county last full, when the winter
weather set in and the funds for the
cruising were exhausted. A'l that
portion of the lands in tle southern
part of the pta.te a.re already class!
In telegrams to President Wilson,
members of congress and to the pub
lie service commissions of Washing
ton, Idaho, California and Nevada,
the public service commission of Ore
gon is urging the appointment of
Clvde B. Aitchison as a member of
the interstate commerce commission
bring you $35 a year income.
5 The government guarantees (0
pay you more income if future
loans carry higher interest ratep.
7 You can buy them on the in
7 Your money will be spei t
wholly in America.
How To Buy These Bo.sns-Every
bank is authorized to take sub.
jcriptions for the government
You can sub.icribn now by paying
Portland TaiiileFs Dentii-t. We
Extract, Crown, and Bridge your
tooth a Iviu-xl 11 1 .-! 11 Pn i i 1 tJcfc tn Am.
ploy only Experienced and Regis- Mdse. (Inventory)
tered men; fifteen years guarantee Handling Charges (In-
011 all work. Seventeen years con
tinual pructii-e in Portland, Ore.
Bring tliiri card with you, it is
Second St., The P.illcs, Ore. Op
posite A. M. Williams Co. Phone
M :i in 3331 .
Painter Dentist, "O.7
Are yon using The Times liuer
column when you have any thing
to sell or want to buy some article
that your neighbor may have or
wishes to dispose of? If not try
a want ad in that column. We are
sure that it will bring results.
-, ; ' V&2
For sale 200 acres near Criter
oij. Inquire at this oluco.
For sale 4 work mules, well
broke, weight 1000, 3 to 3 years
old. Claud Wilson, Bakeoveu. p
Permanet Improvements 14,208.08
Capital Stock Paid in $14,000.00
Accounts Payable 2.80
Bills Payable 2C30.00
Loss and Gain for 191G-
balance 1.15-1916 2323
Cash Rcceii ts and Expenditures
for fiscal year:
Cash on hand May 1
191G $ 613.41
Cash received during
fiscal year $57.016.14
Cash paid out daring
fiscal year $57,423.74
Cash on hand April 30
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CASE 12-23 Fhroihinr
' -iitm W, -J-A Y.V.
Farmers Everywhere Prefer
Case Threshing Rigs
Three threshermen buy Case thresher rigs each year to one
who buys any other make. others prefer Case, there must be
a reason why you should.
Their chief reason lie3 in the quality produced by Case
experience of three-quarters of a century. That experience
means satisfaction to them and to you.
We can supply you with any size tractor and thresher you
need, but the Case 12-25 shown above is one of the handiest
models. It will run a 26x-lS-inch or smaller Case Thresher and
will do almost any job on the tarm. Ask for catalog or inquire
of us for full particulars.
Mr. Aitchison formerly was chalrr' .
of the Oregon commission !
aolicitor for Aviation
, .taiiway Commissioner.
While, realizing the gravity of the
problem created by the shortage of
farm labor, Secretary of War Eaker,
in response to a telegram from Gov
ernor Withycombe asking that enlist
m"nt in the rural districts be discour-
a?ed or discontiiued, has written the
executive that he, as secretary of war,
has no right to discourage enlistment
"la the face of an act of congress
which attempts to create a very large
part of our army by this process."
The material Is now being assem
bled at Astoria by Contractor C L.
Houston for the construction of 64
reinforced concrete storage bins for
bulk wheat, which are to be erected
in connection with the port of Astor
ia's bulk grain elevator. The entire
plant, which will have a storage ca
pacity for 1,000.000 bushels of bulk
grain, will represent an expenditure
of $31,000. In addition to the eleva
tor and bins, the port warehouse has
a capacity for storing 2,000,000 bufh
dition as the result of being thrown ; els of sacked grain.
from the trestle at Graves creek, near
Leland, by a stranger whom he bad
accosted and was escorting olf the
The decision of Herbert Hoover,
government food administrator, and
Secretary of Agriculture Houston,
placing : apples on the list of food
necessities, and assuring the fruit dis
tricts that cars would be supplied as
sonn as the crop is ready for market,
ssved to the Hood river valley fully
11.500X00 this season. Growers are
jubilant on account pf the decision.
Agricultural land Included In the
Oregon & California land grant area
may be made available for settlement
as soon as the tax lien can be re
moved by the payment of back taxes
by the government to the variou
counties In the ttate In which the
lands are located, according to a let
ter received ln.Engens from the de
partment of .the interior. The pay
merit of the back tales is being de
layed pending the disposition of legal
Questions which have been referred
to the department of justice.
TOecn ert t
W. H. STAATS (& CO.
Tlio 8isa of
WHITE RIVER FLOUR
Bring Bock to us any part cf an unsatisfactory ffe
sack of White River Flour and we will refund the
full purchase price.
Hunts Ferry Warehouse Company
! . ; yrf Local Distributors .