?! ,"",. ; 1 s I NOTESTROM MAUP1N SCHOOLS L . Muupin High school won both de bates with Mudrni last Tuesday. "Wo won both debates," echoed through the high ii'hool hulls on Wednesday. Doth contests were de cided by a vote of two to one In fa vor of Maupin, no, according to the local school, both aide of the debat ed issue nru right. Maupln's af flrrnutivo team, Helen Wcburg and I' red Shearer, went to Madras; while the afflrmutlve teum from there camo here. Tho winning town hero consisted of Aldu Pugh and Velinu Crofoot. After the Mau pln debute tho offlclali of the af fnlr, the debaters, the uppcrclass mun and the High school teachers In formally entertained tho visitor. The Judges here wore Rev. Cotton of Madras, Rev. llazen, and Dr. Sto vnll. The affirmative team took Mr. Stuart tin their judge. Other Mau pin representatives to Madras were: Mrs. Wcbrrg, Madge Shearer, Doris Uonnejr, "Lelah Wcberg. Crystal Stuart, Ella Shepflin, Mr. Brough ton, and Robert Lewis. The Madras and Maupln debnters will meet again on Fcburnry, 15 with the negative 't'pms changing schools. Muupin has the chunco of winning another basketball gamo Friday evening. Th Crass Valley High school team is coming hero in full PERSONAL MENTION Al. Brlttain was in from Kb Waplnitia ranch yesterday. J. t. Kramer was In town from hl Lakcvicw ranch yesterday. D. L. Huth.crur was down from his ('riUwn ranch on business on fursduy. J. II. Sheer, rood foreman from Tygh Valley, was la Maupin. on busi ness Wednesday. R. II. DeCamp left for Portland yesterday morning and will remain there on business a few days. Mrs. Ethel Magill and daughter Norma, were trading in Maupir from Wumic last Saturday. Clarence Nelson was transacting business in Maupin yesterday, com ing up from Shorajrs Bridge. A. H- Luxore, section toss mt Sherara bridge, with his ion, Friend, was truding in Maupin yesterday. - Miss Carmel Woodcock visited with friends and relatives in Maupin Suturday coming over from Wamic. John Donaldson came home on Tuesday's stage, havng been trans acting business at The Dalles a few duys. H. M. Greene visited with rela tives in Portland a few days last week. He returned to his Maupin homo Monday. Mrs. Wm. Beckwith' and Mrs. Chus. Crofoot were The Dalles visit ors yesterday, going there on a furn iture buying trip. Wm. Woodcock wa3 In from Wa mic Saturday last, trading with Mau in merchants. He reports several inches of snow in his section. o John Confer came home from Tygh JVallcy Monday, having been over there a couple of weeks taking rare of tho work on tho Mark Stuart dairy ranch. Mrs. A. II. Pugh, mother of Mrs. James Chalmers was a guest at tho home f her daughter this week, coming over from Tygh Ridge Mon day and returning home Wednes day. Don Stogsdill was In Maupin from his White River ranch yesterday. Don, sinco he disposed of his large flock of turkeys, has turned his at tention to the production of eggs, und wbb in with his regtilar cases for home merchants. ' Valentine stationary in large boxes, $1.00 each at the Maupin Drug Store. Lard Yield When you aro having an after noon party and want to serve baking-powder biscuits, cut the .biscuit dough into very small rounds. Moisten tho top of one biscuit with a little rich milk, and place a second biscuit on lop of it. When baked hose tea biscuits arc attractive in nhape easy to open, and delicious spread with butter or Bcrved with honey or preserves. force but the local team plan on adding another scalp to Its collec tion. A team In flna playing trim and a good crowd assure a victory. Howard Crawford withdrew from the Maupin High school last Friday. He planned at that time on entering Tygh Valley school, which is much closer to his home. Maupin school folks are enjoying a longer time again for recreation after eating their lunches. Tho pupils of the Sixth grade were pleased to get returns from the state examination In Oregon history, In which all passed. Melvin Llndley received the highest average. Bill SI usher, who has had a record of no absences since school began, is at home this week on account of ill ness, Thelma Morrs, Bonney Duus, Laco Greene and Melvin Llndley have been neither absent nor tardy during the past month. Maupin signed up a double-header In basketball with Mosler for Feb. 21, at Maupin. School now colses at four o'clock. Here's hoping the school grounds will soon aasume a drier appearance. EAST MAUPIN NEWS Mrs. E. A. Caton of Hotel Kelly spent several days of last week at The Dalles. John McMillan felt well enough to make a trip to his homestead last Wednesday. j Mrs. Barkham had a spell of sick ness this week, having had to call Dr. Elwood in. Mrs. L. V. Kelly spent a few days of last wevk at Tho Dalles. John Williams recently moved some of his buildings on sleighs to the site of his camp ground. Fischer' garage U getting to be quite a place for "Chickens." Every one playing chickens for pastime. Mrs. John Williams is attending her mother, Mrs. Clark Richardson, ' this week, the elder lady being quite ! Jack Donaldson transacted bust- ness at The Dalles from Saturday until, Tuesday, going and coming by stage. Mrs. P. A. Mott is confined at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Andrew Cunningham, with an attack of rheumatism. o Ira Klstner came from Two Springs Sunday, returning Monday. Ira is running a trap line near Two Springs this winter. Clifford Miller and brother, "Bus ter," now living at Klamath Falls, were guests at Hotel Kelly the last of the past week. They are now at Two Springs visiting their folks. o The Redding boys are busy these days building fishing rods getting ready for the fishng Beason. And right here we want to state that the rods they make are better than nine tenths of those bought at dealers' places. Large assortment of val entines, lc to 25c each, at the Maupin Drug Store. Lengthen Tha Han's Day Lengthen the hen's working day during the winter months by means of artificial light in the poultry house and thereby increasing her feed consumption with a view to greater egg production is advisable according to a bulletin isssued by United States Department of Agri culture. Overstimulation of the hen however, may cause a spring molt or other undesirable results with a consequent lowered egg yield. The laying hen should be regarded as a machine for the manufacture of eggs, which, If operated under too high pressure, will be worn out pre maturely. A 200-nound hoe will render about 20 to 25 pounds of lard. A three-hundred pounder wm give you 50 pounds. The U. S. Department of Agricul ture will send free for tht asking, bulletin on selections of cotton fab rics. Good practical information that will help at the January white sales. OoooooooooooooooooooO o PICKED UP ABOUT TOWN Ooo ooooooooooooooooooO .. Some men (Helpline their wives with an axe, others use a baseball bat, but the latest, and we might say, a more humane way, Is to lock her in a cold cellar, Jim Woodcock, city recorder, is chasing down delinquent water users and dog owners. The first of the month he serves the Maupin Power company as collector of light dues a sort of "Charge of the Light Bri gade," Charley Crofoot says he can't see much deference between a fire and moving. He has been through both and knows whereof he speaks. Joe Kramer notes the difference in living in a modern Cottage and a shack, He lately exchanged the one for the other, and decry the lack of room. He Is now more determined than ever to build him a home large .enough to contain his family in com I fort, and will begin erection of same , as soon as weather permits. I -o- Commercial men, as ft rule, arc rather oily individuals. The one who allowed his auto cylinder to go dry I on Cow canyon last week might have applied some of his suaveness to his machine and still had-sufficient left to salve over his customers. Some one has said "Woman, with out her man would be a savage." But when two men crave the one woman, one of them her husband the other her "friend" trouble of a serious nature oftimes results. Julius Shcpflin emulated the denizens of the for north on Friday. He came to town on sleigh runners, but volunteered the . information tha', wheels would have been better on the homo trip. o Clarence Fargher was mad as the proverbial hatter last Thursday. A wild autoist ran into a flock of his woolies on the Criterion grade and killed a couple of them, besides wounding several others. Clarence was not like little Bo-Pcep his sheep could not come home. o Milo Wood really does work at time. One day the latter part of last week we observed him shoveling snow from the side door of the Man pin garage. He did a 'good job, although It cost hm several buckets of perspiration. Lester Kelly is anxiously awaiting suitable weather so he can get busy on a water system on the East side, After years oi litigation ana many confabs Lester, as president of the East Maupin Water company, has at last secured enough of the overflow from the Staats springs to insure an adequate supply for the people on the other side of the river. Should have had it long ago. Oxo ooooooooooooooooo xO o ELEVEN YEARS AGO o Oxo ooooooooooooooooo xO From The Times, February 4, 1916. Snow has been falling most of the time since Sunday noon with only short periods of intermission, until yesterday morning. Up to the time of going to press it has reached the depth of 26 inches. The tempera ture this week has ranged from 12 to 40 degrees above zero. This is by far the most snow Maupin has experienced since the railroads went through, when trains were snow bound for five days. The loss of livestock in the Criter ion district is still still quite heavy owing to shortage of feed and con tinued cold weather. Tony Connolly rode down from Gateway Mm lay. Ifr is feeding J, !0l' hef p for Thos. Canno 1 and f timates each sheep eati about two pounds of hay each day. Tony says that cattle and horses which were in poor condition in the fall, are dying fast on the Indian reservation. . Bakeoven will not be without a postof fice, as Mrs. F. S. Fleming will take charge of it when Mr. Wilson's resignation is accepted. The Jannsen drillers reached a depth of 360 feet in the well on Geo. Crofoot's place. The water is 20 feet deep. An engine will be in stalled soon. Little OpBl Irene Henderson, age one year and four months, was buried in tho Criterion cemetery a week ago today. Sho fCU the first grave in the cemetery T!2' :h was do nated to the district by C. A. Duu". x The road committee of the county bourd wcro In Maupin Mvnday and stated the road frm the bridge to the school house Would be 22 feet wide and have a grade of seven and one-half per cent. The $500.00 raised by subscription will be met by the county court, and it is ex pected more will be raised for con struction of the road. WAMIC DOINGS Funeral services for Mrs. W A. Short, who passed , away n't Tho Dalles Hospital Sunday, were held here on Tuesday, the remains being laid to rest In the Lone Pine ceme tery. The remains were followed to their last resting place by a host of sorrowing friends, many of whom had known the deceased all her life. Mrs. Short wan the daughter 'of Mr. and Mrs. I. D. Driver of Wamic, being the eldest child of that estim able couple of pioneers. She was born in this section and grew to womanhood at the place of her birth. During her life she made many warm friends, upon whom her passing has cast a gtoom of sadness. Besides her parents decedent leaves three brothers H. E. and Tom Driver of Wamic, and Willis Driver of Hood River, and one sister. Mrs. Corrinne j Johnson also of Wamic, two neph- ews and two nieces, as well as a lov- j ing and devoted husband, Dr. W. A. ' Short, a practicing dentist of Dufur. ; Death has invaded another Wamic home, this time calling the elder Mr. Heilmyer who passed to great be- j yond Sunday morning. The funeral , 'services were held at the church Tues- 'ilnw Mr. MvWmvpr had hepn a resi- ' dent 0 tnis place lor several years and during his stay here made many friends who will regret his being taken away. i Winter is atill with us, with sever al inches of snow still on the ground. A south wind recently settled the snow to a depth of six inches, the original depth having been 12 inches. j Mrs. Ethel Magill and Norma, and j Bill and Miss Carmel Woodcock were Maupin visitors last Saturday, j Ed. Driver and his mother called at The Dalles Thursday last by the serious illness of Mrs. Short. W. E. Wilson has moved into the Bernard Welch residence. Marlon Duncan will leave soon for i Portland, where be will work at the barber trade. ' Marion Duncan and family visited at the Chas. Duncan home at Mud Springs last Saturday. i . . at. t i. I uuy tmttain wok ntue jacK u t I 111; icuna mow ncca ,u urns boy's eyelid treated. K. L. Hauser and wife, Harry Hauser and Zene Watkins were here Sunday from Tygh Valley. Miss Gladys Chandler left Wed nesday for San Francisco, Califor nia. Jimmy Johnson carried the mail during the attendance of George Wing at the funeral of Mr. Heil myer. Mr. and Mrs. Hanson have rela tives from Portland as visitors. Booth Brothers cut 15 cords- of wood from the big cottonwood tree that was killed by fire when the blacksmith' shop burned. Charley Lake recently put on that favorite song. "Little Mother of Mine," from his station at Walla Walla for his mother here. Valentine boxes of fancy chocolates, 75c to $1.50, at the Maupin Drug Store. Chicken Bedbug Chicken bedbugs are commonj They come out at .night and attack the hens then hide during the day. They draw considerable blood and their bites irritate the hens so they often lose flesh and even stop lay ing. The best thing to do is to spray the chicken houses with one of the wood preservatives, such as carbo lineum or with crude petroleum or creosote oil. You'll need from 3 to 5 gallons of the spray for a house which holds 200 hens. Spray it on with a good force pump. Drive the liquid into the cracks in the wood. If you are using figured curtains in a room, choose a material with a background the same color; as the walls but slightly darker. The Rriu cipal color in the design of the cur tain 6lmuld repeat the color of the rug, or upholstery. Uso figured curtains only when the walls give a plain effect, i - All tean soups should hsv ft lit tle flour added to them as a binder, to prevrnt .-Uie thick part i from settling' to the bottom.., ' ' ' ' OREGON NEWS NOTES Bend Deschutes 1926 national forest sales were best on record, $147,924. Vale Government will start work on Warm Springs drainage sys tem, Oregon collected $695,126 taxes from Insurance companies during 1926. Eugene State University regents ask new library, infirmary and dis pensary buildings. . Cottage Grove building permits for 1926 reached $400,000. Curry county has voted $100,000 bonds to retire floating indebted ness, Gold Beach Contract let to ex tend Powers Salmon Creek logging railway for 10 miles. Klamath Falls claims a popula tion of 13,492. Klamath county farmers will in crease their acreage of potatoes this year. Hood River New High school building being rushed to completion. Oregon fish commssion planted 100,000,000 salmon fry jn state streams during 1926. La Grande Fire loss here during 1926 was $49,591. - Proposed-187 miles new Oregon Trunk railway east of the Cascades will cost $6,000,000. The Dalles United Brethren will build $15,000 church here. Chiloquin, Klamath county, with 1,000 inhabitants, did $250,000 building last year. . Oregon will have above $1,000, 000 forest highway and road funds in 1927-28. Baker and Grant county stockmen ship 22 cars of cattle in one week. Kamath Falls Last spike driven at $800,000 S. P. terminal. Silverton Two local banks have depoits of $2,086,486. Albany One firm shipped out 10 cars clover and rye grass seed, and 3 cars vetch in 1926. Cascade Locks Application made for power site, to develom Columbia power at 20-foot head. Didn't Look At Heading ' In our issue of January, 6 under heading of "11 Years Ago," we printed a story about W. D. Roberta killing a rabid coyote. This week we received - an unsigned letter which said a certain . man had got ten his dates mixed, and that the story should have been dated 1915. If the writer had taken pains to have noticed the heading over the column from which the clipping was taken he would have seen that the items mentioned were taken from The Times of January 4, 1915. HIS GENEROSITY ."I hear that you are going to give your mother-iA-law an automobile for 1 Christmas." j 'Tea, but It Is guaranteed not to ! run more than half way from her ' house to mine, without brea'clry; j down." LETTER GOT THERE SHE didn't have Santa Claus' address, but she knew that Aunt Mary must have It, so she wrote the following letter to hlra and sent It In fare of "Aunt rMary. New York,' having first react It to her mother:' "Dear Santa Class: "I hope you are well. Are you? Won't you have to come this year In your alrplnln. or your stomoMIe? Hfre Is my list: "Too teddy hears In dresses. A doll's writing desk. A doll, not a girl doll. A doll's house (It Is In the corner booltahop that Is kept by Miss Stncla'r). One bear brown and the other white, I think that Is all. Tour loving friend." The letter must have arrived, for tb prcseata dli C. 0. Ka- sra. i , Wratra.Nwpptr Union.) i Remember the big Bene-" I fit Dance at Legion hall on , Saturday evening of this jweek. New music and the best of eats furnished dur ' ing the evening. Come out and help the boys pay for their hall. SUMMONS Etta Fields, Plaintiff, vs. Nathan Fields, Defendant. To Nathan Fields. , In the name of the State of Ore gon: You are hereby required to appear and answer the complaint I filed against you in the above en titled suit within six weeks from the date of first publication and if you , fall to so answer for want thereof, plaintiff will apply to the court for the relief demanded in the complaint herein, namely: a decree of divorce on the ground of desertion. This summons is published by the I order of the Honorable Fred W. Wil son, 'judge of the above entitled court, by order made and entered i under the date of January 31, 1927. j First publication of this summons in The Maupin Times, under date of February 3, 1927 and last rmblica- tion under date of March 1, 1927. John Gavin, Attorney for Plaintiff. 602 Bank Building, The Dalles, Oregon. Fcr Sale Cheap FORD TOURING CAR New Top, Fair Rubber, Hassler Shocks, Stromberg Carbuerator Fischer's Garage MAUPIN, ORE "When Fischer Fixes . Your Car It Stays 1 Fixed.' E: 3T Coming to The Dalles Dr. Mellenthin SPECIALIST in Internal Medicine for the past fifteen years Does Not Operate will be at DALLES HOTEL Saturday, February 12 Office Honrs i 10 a. m. to 4 p. m. No Charge for Consultation Dr. Mellenthin is a regular gradu ate in medicineand surgery and ia licensed by the state of Oregon. He does not operate for chronic ap pendicitis, gall stones, ulcers of the stomach, tonsils or adenoide. He has to his credit wonderful results in diseases of the stomach, liver, bowels, blood and skin dis liver, bowels, nerves, heart, kidney, bladder, bed wetting, catarrh, weak lungs, rheumatism, sciatica, leg ul cers and rectal tilments. Below are the names of a few of liis many satisfied patients in Ore gon: Mrs. L. L. Peetz, Moro, heart trouble. Mrs. F. F. Hager, (daughter Marie), Walton, tonsils and ade noids. Mrs. E. C Mulloy, Ilillsboro, ulcer of the leg. Mrs. Nels Petersen, Skamokawa, Wash., colitis. Grover C. Gothier, Coquille, Ore., colitis and ulcer of stomach. Mrs. Carl Johnson, Marshfkll, er trouble. J. W. Turner, Dallas, stomach trouble. E. A. Russell, Klamath Falls, ap pendicitis. Remember the above date, that consultation on this trip will be free and that treatment is diffe.'j. Married wonum nm M neveic panied by their husbands. Address: 211 Bradbury Bldd., Los Angeles, Califoornia. V.