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About The Maupin times. (Maupin, Or.) 1914-1930 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 8, 1918)
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Devoted to the Interests of Southern Wasco County
VOL 5, NQ 4
MAUPIN SOUTHERN WASCO COUNTY. OREGON, FRIDAY. NOVEMBER 8. 1918
THE YEAR $1.50'
ten Wilson was In from Wapi
W. T. Ray and family moved to
A. A. Can field made a trip to
Mrt. Hessler and babies are
visiting in Woodbuvh.
D. M. Emerson wai in -from
Buck hollow yesterday.
Mr. and Mrs. S. R. Ray were
down from Prineville this week.
Ford touring car for sale, 1918
model. Inquire Frank Magill,
Frank Seufert ,of The Dalles
died Wednesday. The ml of the
family were very ill. . .
Mrs. M. Z. Donell of The Dalles
succombed Wednesday night to,
influenza and pnenmonia.
Mrs. J. W. Ay res and children
were oyer from Smock yesterday.
She says that section ha evaded
the flu so far.
Verna Martin and Clara Gibson
were in from Gateway the fore
part of the week.-
Harry Mull wrote his sister here
that he was recovering from the
Fen Satty and David Sbarpe
were in town Monday. Tbey have
completed the plowing of the form
en farm. 1 '
Our Wapinitia news writer fav
ored us with a check last evening
for two new subscriptions and two
Mrt. Staats was called to Dufur
Weonesday by the illness of her
son-la-la, Geo. Gill who wai (al
tering with influenza and pneu
monia, but the fever is broken and
he is recovering.
, The election Tuesday was quiet
only . about half of . the possible
votes being cast. In this precinct
F. D. Stuart was elected justice of
the peace and W. H. Williams
constable. Several other names
were written in, but did not have
It Pay to Pay Cash at JoryV
H. B. Jory
A Shipment of
Dried Italian Prunes
Direct frca the Grower
OUR PRICE IS THREE CENTS PER POUND
LES'S THAN THAT QUOTED BY PORTLAND
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THE SIZE IS'-52-50i
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Staple and Fancy Groceries Cakct and Cookies
m mi Bji Wfcte Wear.
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While the Sizes are in Tact
pedal this Week
New Crop Nevada Comb Honey
Also Large Shipment of Cabbage for Kraut
Fancy Baldwin Apples
Call or Phone for Years at
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"At Your Service"
; Still the nice warm weather pre.
Xu Kelly has several teams
hauling lumber from the Hedin
mill. to reduild hit barn.
The school and churches and til'
public gatherings here are closed
on account of the epidemic. The
first of last week'the whole family
of John Powell's took down, fiye
or six cases of pneumonia in the
family and all have been very low
Dr. Shannon has been attending..
Mies Thompson came from Tygh
and cared tor them from Thursday
till" Saturday evening when she
was called to Wamic. Mrs. R,
W.'MoCorkle took her place until
a nurse came from The Dalles
Monday. All are reported improv
ing but Mrs. Powell who is still
quite sick, who the doctor states
Will pull through with care. There
are ten in the family and the baby
is just a week old.
Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Sharp.'
moved home from Feu Eatty'e
The Flinn family have been em
ployed this week digging potatoes
at the Dodge farm.
Election passed off very quietly
Henry Holland was over from
Criterion Monday., . ,.....
Roy Bice is employed at the
Hedin mill while echool la closed.
G. E. Wood was over from
Wamie Tuesday serving on the
Calvin McCorkla made two trips
to Dufur this week, layiDg in their
winter supply of apples.
Bernard nustin was oyer from
Dufur last week week with apples.
Mrs. Tapp writes friends here
that they have purchased a 40
acres ranch 9 mile from Vancou
ver.' Archie is employed as con
ductor on a street car.
Sidney Wilson writos to home
folks from Franee" that he is on
the firing line and is well and
is well and happy, ne is in the
band, but one of his duties is to
act as stretcher bearer, but states
that the casualties aie so few tCat
they do not have much to do.
Fred Pratt made a trip to Wamic
Wednesday taking oyer a load oi
things fer Q. E. Wood-.
Mr. and Mrs. Foremau were
made happy this week by the ar
rival home of their son Bill who,
has been in the army the past five
months at different places in Cali
fornia. He received an honorable
discharge from the army on ac
count of physical disability. Mrs
Brittain and Mrs. Doering were
over from Wamic last week and
visited at the Fliun home. Mrs.
Celia Brittain and son accompa
nied them home.
A number of the stockmen of
this place went on the cattle ride
Mrs. Cyr and Mabel left Toes-
day for Spokane, where Mrs. Cyr
will keep books for her father,
' AITHE FROM
October &, 1918.
Somewhere in France
My dear wife,
. It has been some time since I
,w rote, but the .shells' and bullets
have been flying so thick I haven't
had time for anything, Am fine
and dandy, got through without a
scratch so far. We drove them
hack about 15 miles and then we
gojelieved a few days ago. They
baje had them on the go everjaiuoe
f tell you it is pretty exciting
vhen the shells are falling all
afound you and the air full of
.One place we captured tbey had
their meal on to cook and h&d to
leave it. They bad a couple big
pots of Vegetables on and they
were still hot. There was a big
pile of cabbage all ready to put cn
We sure captured a bunch of
prisoners. It was nothing to see
a couple of hundred going by. la
pne little town we captured we
found a couple men chained to a
nftcbine gun. r
We were working between the
artillery and the infantry, making
roads and bridgds for the artillery
We we in the artillery fire most
all of the lime.
I am swaper for one of the wag
ons and in charge of the tools.
Wa were camned in one nines I
... .. r
for two or three days aud we skin
ners dug us holes in the bank of a
road a couple feet deep to sleep in.
When we weren't busy and they
began shelling us, we would run
get into those and feel just like
they were made of steel.
, The Germans have dug-outs all
over the country that they have
been living in ever since the war
started. By, the way "they look I
don't think they thought we could
ever capture it. For they had
little gardens around the dug-outs
and some places they were raising
rabbits. But the Yanks slipped
up on them a bit, . '
The -first few shells that hit
around around the boys they hol
lered 'Raspberry at tbem, but
when they came thicker they be
gan cussing them.
You spoke about Howard. No,
I haven't seen him, , He was some
where with us but I don't know
where. . . -
Well honey, have got to pack
up for we are going to move. So
One 3 1-4 wagon,
skeins and boxes. H.
good bye for this time. With
lots of love to all.
Corporal Ernest M. Confer.
Co. F 316 Engineers
Don't worry about me honey for
lean dodge bullets as good as the
next one and will do the best I can
Somewhere in Franca.
My dear folks,
I have finally arrived at the
place where I have longed to be
for some time. I am well as ever
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Notice to Prospective Builders
sNew Government Building' Regulations
have been adopted and dealers
in building material have been
requested by the Government
to co-operate in putting- these
regulations into effect. .
No Permit Required for
1 Repair in extentions to
present buildings under
2 New farm buildings un
per 11000 coat.-
For all other jojs where nec
essarywe will be glad to ex
plain further the proceedure
for government permit.
It is not improper to build, es
pecially on the farm, to the
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W- U. Johnson and son Harold
took a load of chickens, to Sberar
Monday for shipment to Portland.
Mr, aud Mrs. Floyd Eubank
were over from Juniper Flat Wed
nesday. Mr, Eubank ami hie
father went en to Dufur bringing
back a load of applet in the latter
auto truck- Tbey attended the
William Glavey funeral while in!
Freetui Swift ran a nail through
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DO YOUR NOTARY WORK,
SELL OUK FARM FUK lOo,
RENT YOU A SAFETY DEPOSIT BOX,
BUY YOUR WHEAT, BARLEY AND OATS, ' . '
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DO YOUR UNITED STATES COMMISSIONER WORK.
GIVE US A' TRIAL, WE CAN AND WILL MAKE GOOD
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