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About The Maupin times. (Maupin, Or.) 1914-1930 | View Entire Issue (March 1, 1918)
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Devoted to the Interests of Southern Wasco County
VOL 4, NO. 20
MAUPIN SOUTHERN WASCO COUNTY, OREGON, FRIDAY. MARCH 1, 1918
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John Boen, employee at N. G,
Hedin's saw mill, was cut in the
main saw on the right forearm
Friday forenoon. The cut may
prove serious as some cords were
cut and may render the strength
of the hand and arm less. Mr.
Hedin's mill emproyees are all
under the State Accident Commis
sion Insurance protection and Mr.
Boen will get prompt relief at the
Mr. and Mr?. Virgil May field
have been enjoying a whirlwind
of an 8
Hewitt reports the arrival
1-2 pound girl at Albany,
All are doing "well.
T. C. Jones and sister of Wamic
wer.; attending the basket ball
game here Monday.
John Eohn who had the misfor
tune to get his arm caught in a
saw at Wapinitia is here under Dr.
Shannon's care and doing nicely.
Mr. and Mr?. George Foster are
visiting the latter's parent E. C.
Fitzpalrick this week.
Miss M.J. Harper was a busi
ness vLitor in Portland last week.
Dr. Shannon, K. L. Hauser and
E. W. McCorkle were appointed
a committee lo interview the
Maupin telephone association at
the last meeting of the Tygh
switchboard associatien at which
of social eyents in the past weel
dances, receptions and more dances lime there .were no bids in for run
in succession. Everyone is pleased uing -the board for the ensuing
in spk th snirit. nf the voiuifer set ve:tr and the present switchman
makes it a "hoss and a boss".
W, H. McAtee made a business
trip to the Willamette valley the
past week. George Lofton looked
after ths band, of sheep in Mr. Mc
Atee' s absence.
R. D. Hewitt went to Kingsley
Saturday to get his car where it
got stelled in the snow a week ago.
T. J. Swift of Wamic was a call
er in this burg on, Tuesday.
Clyde Oliver and Elmer Munier
were Maupin callers Monday.
to show them a good time as they
start the long journey of wedded
N. G. Hedin and family attend
ed tne Redmond deliberations of
the Central Oregon Irrigation
Echool 18th to 23rd. All the Cen
tral Oregon projects from Wapi
nitia Irrigation Co. ou the north
to the Btato line on tho south were
represented. The instruction was
vers high class and of the most
practical kind. The best of au
thorities in the state delivered
lectures for the week.
was retained for another month, a
meeting to be called in the mean
time. J. T. Harper will install the gan
station recently purchased from
Shattuck Eros, in front of bis
The high school basket ball
team are having some good prac
tise games with some of the older
and heavier teams,
The spelling contest between
Tygh and Wamic schools that was
held here on the 22nd resulted in
a victory for the former. This
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Fraley (EL Vanderpools
Maupin Garage and Blacksmithin
All Rinds of Automobile Accessories
First Class Mechanics
Gasoline and Oils
Fire Proof Phone
Cars for Hire
The number of
that we can get
are limited and we
are compelled to get
our orders in at
Geo. Duncan made an early
trip to Sherar Sunday a week ago
taking his brother Marion who
was returning to Camp Lewis, Wn
after a two days' visit with his
parents and family,
Miss Dorothy McCorkle return
ed Sunday a week ago to Tho
Dalles after spending a week at
Richard Pa'mateer attended (he
funeral of his aunt, Mrs. K'iza
Traxtell at Happy Ridg-e Sunday.
Mrs. Traxtell died in the WiHam
ett Valley and the remains were
brought- there for burial. Will
Beaty of Hood River attended the
funeral also. Some misuuder
standing made arrangements for
the funeral to be held at Tygh
and Phillip and Ernest McCorkle
and M. Munger vtentto Sherar
Saturday to meet the funeral nor
teg, but later Mr. Beaty learned
that interment would be made at
Happy Ridge and Ernest McCor
kle aud J. MoCarty went to
Friend and conveyed the remains
to that place. Mrs. Traxtell was
a former resident of this place,
having lived here some 28 years
ago with tier former nueband,
Wesly Palmateer. Her husband
Joseph Traxtell and five children
survive her. Mrs. Traxtell won
many friends by her genial dispo
A wintery spell visited this
place last week when the ther
mometer registered 21 degrees on
the nights of the 13th and 19lh
and 18 degrees above on the 20th.
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Woodcock
entertained a number of their
friends Monday night with cards.
Icecream and cake were served.
Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Swift gave a
card party Wednesday night.
Luncheon was seryed.
Tygh Valley gave a dinner and
school entertainment to the Wamic
pupil Friday. A spelling contest
between the two schools was won
by the Tygh students. A pro
gram commemorating Ceorge
Washington was pleasingly rend
ered. Many attended the enter
tainment which waa held in theO
F. hall. Among those from here
witnessing the entertainment were
W. E. Woodcock, Mrs. L. Morely
and Mrs. T. J. Swift.
Andy Booth and Willard Wing
gave a dunce in the Mercer house
Friday night. A basket supper
was served. Henry Miller furn
ished music for the dance,
j Mr. and Mrs. Henry Miller
came near losing their house by
! fire Saturday morning -when the
roof caught fire, supposedly by an
overheated stovepipe. They had
'returned from the Middlebrook
dance at about four o'clock in the
moruingand had built fire in
the heater, the family retiring and
sleeping unlit late in tie rooming.
George and Fred Miller were bleep
ing upstairs and on waking about
ten o'clock saw through a man
hole iu the ceiling names issuing
from the roof and hurriedly gave
the alarm. Mr. Miller went to
the attic and Mr?. Miller and the
boys carried water and band'.'d to
him with which he extinguished
the fire. Marion Burlingame who
happened to be at the Miller home
assisted by climbing to the roof.
About three feet of the roof had
burned on both sides of the pipe
before the fire was entirely extin
guished. Mr. and Mr?. D. A. Harvey en
tertained with cards at their farm
home Saturday night. Luncheon
A spelling contest between the
grown nps aud school children
will be held Friday night at the
"Grandma Kinworthy" was
very ill last week at the home of
her daughter, Mrs. Frankie Palm
ateer. The stockmen held a meeting
here Saturday afternoon.
Willis Norvel and family wer.t
to Juniper to visit at the home of
Vard Norvel Sunday,
Herman Gf9h went to
John Foley and bride, nee Miss
Kate Murphy, arrived Wednesday
from San Francisco and are resid
ing on the former farm east of
Maupin. It will be remembered
the wedding was so have taken
place a year ago, but a sister of
the bride died very suddenly a
short time before and the event
was postponed until a few days
ago. Mrs. Thomas t'aherty is an
old friend of the bride and ac
companied them from The Dalles.
NEWS ITEMS OF
Mrs. Traxtle Dead
March weather prevails this
Dee WoodsiJo left Monday for
Portland. He intends purchasing
some thorough bred Btock while
N. W. Flinn returned home
from Portland Sunday.
Henry Richardson received a
telegram from Portland Thursday
saying his mother was very sick.
She is an old lesidont of Maupin.
Mrs, Foreman aud W. E, Fore
man were Maiipin visitors Satur
day. . - -7 ( --
Chas. Cline laft the last of 'the
week for Hunt's ranch across the
Deschutes where he will herd sheep
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Brown were
visiting at The Dalles lust week.
Elmer Brown arrived here Wed
nesday from Goldendale, Wn.,
and is employed at Lu Kelly's.
A new S. S. has been organized
in tho Powell district. J. M.
Powell is superintendent.
Henry Holland came up from
Holland Sunday iu his Dodge and
visited his daughter, Nellie.
The Hedin mill finished sawing
Monday but a small crew is there
piling lumber. About a foot of
snow covers the ground there.
A dance was given in the Lewis
hall Friday night.
Robert Tapp writes from Mare
Island that he is well and satisfied
with his work. He also slated lo
his parents that lie would like to
tell them what be was doiug, but
that it would be giving awayse'
crets; he said he had no drilling
' A large crowd was present Fri
day night at the community sing
at the school house given by our
teacher Mrs. Bigbee. They Fpent
the evening singing the eld fash
ioned s;.i)gs and all had a most
Mrs. Joseph Traxtle, for many
years a resident of Tygh Valley
died very suddenly last Friday at
Lebanon where she and her family
had been for a few week. Heart
failuro was the cause of ber death.
The remains were brought to Tygh
Valley and interred at the Traxtle
Mis. Traxtle was boru in Iowa
53 years ago and when but five
years of age, she with her parents
crossed the plains to Oregon, the
ttip being made in an ox wagon.
She leaves a husband, one son
and two daughters. A brother,
Mark P. Rowan, also survlyee.
Dispatch. Feb. 22.
The local switchboard has been
moved from the drug Etore to the
room in the postoffice building
formerly occupied by the jewelry
store. Tho local lines are connec
ted up and the long distance divi
sion is also changed, Miss lea
Derthick has been employed by
the Maupin patrons to operate tl e
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Editor Maupin Times,
Enclosed find check for $1.50
for one year's subscription. Our
folks send us one once in a while
aud we sure enjoy them.
J. Ray Tunison.
Base ball goods on display at
the Maupin Drug Store, Good
stuff for the money.
The Shadow of the Cross will
be the subject at the I. 0. O. F.
hall Sunday night, March 3. This
will be .a subject you will be in
terested in. The Cross of Christ
is' the central theme of both the
old and new Testaments. The
Bible will be a new book to you if
you fully understand this subject.
J. A. Reiber, Evangelist.
Rev. John G. Hessler, Pastor
The pastor will preach morning ...
and evening. The subject of the
morning wrll be the Jews and the
Promised Land. In the evening a "'
chalk talk on Solomon's Temple.
Sunday School at 10 o'clock.
The school here lias received a
fine new basket ball and will or
ganize a team soon and be prepar
ed to play at other places.
Donald Nelson came home from
The Talles Suntlny aud will help
with the spring work.
Lincoln Hartman came home
from Portland Wednesday where
he is attending business college.
He expects to return the last of
A. R.Chase and Miss Martha
Beck an visited the different com
munities on the Flat Tuesday.
They spoke to a full house here in
the evening. Part of the progrm
consisted in showing quite a col
lection of slide pictures taken from
over the county and other parts of
the stale. Miss Beckan told of
the new ways in using the wheat
substitutes, She will meet with
the club here in about four weeks.
A dance was given at the home
of Bun Richardson Saturday night
On Friday evening, March 8th,'
a basket social will be given at the
Pine Grove school house for the
purpose of '.jiapleting the last
payment on the Sunday school
organ. Local talent will present
a play, "The old Peabody Pew",
arranged by Kate Douglas Wiggin
from her book of the same name.
You are cordially invited to attend
Willie Ray, Stella Ray, Naomi
Smith aud Agnej Walters are
members of the II. S. basket ball
team. Mrs. Lou Anderson has
been engaged to coach them. The
boys of the II. S. expect to organ
The beautiful weather we are!
enjoy,! ng is bringing up the wild
flowers in abundance, Mr?. W.
II. Staats has a number cabbage
stumps in her garden which have
second growth almost deyelored
John McCorkle is the first on
the list to advance $(!, a year's
phone rent under the newly ar
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some: of the things that we can do for you
do your notary work.
SELL YOUR FARM FOR YOU,
RENT YOU A SAFETY DEPOSIT BOX,
BUY YOUR WHEAT. BARLEY AND OATS,
TAKE CARE OF YOUR BANKING BUSINESS.
DO YOUR UNITED STATES COMMISSIONER WORK.
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