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About The Maupin times. (Maupin, Or.) 1914-1930 | View Entire Issue (May 12, 1927)
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Maupin, South Wasco County, Thursday, May, 12, 1927.
Gillis Named Manager of
Coming Tygh Valley Fair
Will Have FH Charge of Coming
Epoliio Held Four Day
"WOLF HUNTERS" AT TYGH
THE HENS RESPOND TO LIGHT
James Ollvtr Curwood' Mater
pieee To Show Saturday Night
NOTICE TO SUBBSCRIBER3
A 11. CMU. secretary of the
Southern Wasco County Fair as
sociation, and who has been moat ac
tive In that capacity for several
yean, has been appointed general
manager of the exposition. Mr.
Gillli hai Issued an announcement to
the people of the county, calling at-
tuition to the vent good accomplish
cd through auch ihowi, the Influence
I exorted by making agricultural dl
I plays, and the opportunity offered
' for the compnrlton of Idea regard
i Ing farm work and product. Mr.
Gillie' letter follows:
To The People of Wasco County:
Having been elected manager of
the fair for this season, I want to re
, mind all that it Is your fair and that
( tnpftn Atnend I unon the In-
trreit you take In It, and the amount
of hulp you give it.
The business end of the organiza
tion necessarily occupies most of tho
managrr'a time,' therefore he must
' depend upon the cooperation of the
people to supply the exhibits. All
ihould so arrange their business that
they may attend the fair each day,
as the primary object of the fair Ut
to get people together that they may
become better acquainted, relax for
a time from their yearly work and
learn how others are doing things
that are of the same Intercut. The
farmers, especially, should attend
the fair, as Its educational features
along their line are greater than in
As manager 1 will endeavor to
give each department the attention
and aid to which It Is entitled, and 1
" ask that you all get In and help make
(ha coming fair the biggest and best
that Wasco county has ever held.
.Very truly yours,
A. H. Gillis, Manager.
C. M. Plylcr opena his summer en
gagement at the Tygh Valley Fair
e-rounda on Saturday night of this
week with Jame Oliver Curwood'a
great story, "The Wolf Hunters."
For the benefit of those who, by
any chance, have never read Cur-
wood's thrilling story, It is a narra
tive of the northwest and a young
"mountle" who for a time is the
pawn of fate.
Here you see the Royal Northwest
mounted police In action as they act.
Sergeant Steve Drew, played by Koa
coc, Is detailed to arrest his own
sweetheart and does it with the stoic
lm and devotion to duty for which
the "mountica" are internationally
famous. He also has the difficult
task of straightening out hi young
brother's love affair and In addition,
it is his duty to arrest a gang of
notorious and desperate fur smugglers.
He succeeds In all of them, but
not without rare action and excel
The main event of the evening will
be a pavilion dance, for which
Rorick's orchestra of The Dalles, will
play. As the pavilion has been en
closed for the colder weather it will
be comfortable for the dance. As
a special added attraction Mr. Piyler
will give away a beautiful
liny ooiiar uiamonu ring u me unc
Introduction of Certified Rays
croato Egg Production
Elght-five cents worth of electrici
ty, used to get the hens up early and
set them to work, increased the prof
Its from one chicken pen $9.65 In
two months, according to the mana
ger of a poultry farm In Kansas,
The experiment was . made witn
two pens, one of which was below
the other in rate of egg production.
When electric lights were used, the
hens in the pen that had lagged In
production caught up with and
passed the production of the other
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pen. At the end oi eigni weens u
llifhted pen had produced 1,168 eggs
aa against 905 eggs laid In the pen
with outlights. '
There was a difference of twenty-
nn f nen Ptrtn in me IWU ici
,M.t, mount a pain In revenue of'
$10.60 with eggs selling at fifty
cents a dozen. Electrical energy
consumed in lighting the peri
amounted to eight and one half kilowatt-hours
which cost eighty-five
cents.' The difference between costl
and Increased income was I'J.bo
which represented the gain from the
use of electricity.
A a nublinhed in this taper two
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weeks ago we will raise the sub
scription price of the paper to
$2.00 per year, beginning the first
of June. We have severa delm
ouenti n our books, some of whom
have told us they would soon come
in and settle. Others have made
no effort to meet their obligation
to us, therefore if they fail to re
ceive the paper after the above
date they may know they have
been cut off because they failed
to pay a just debt. Several de
linquent may be served with
notices from an atterney, In whose
hands we propose to place their
We have supplied the paper for
nearly two years and now that we
have made decided improvement
in it, we must have our money or
to collect it Come
in and pay up, you delinquents
WOMAN EVIDENTLY BADLY
SCARED AT CAR SKIDDING
Made Snational Report to Tba
Dallea Of ficer Claimed So
A woman who gave the ncme of
Mrs. Lillian Bailey and who said she
Hved at Portland, made a sensational
! report to The Dalles traffic officers
! last Friday night. She was on The
Dalles-Maupin stage and when the
vehicle had reached the turn heading
! to the straight-away into Tygh from
White River, struck-a rock, causing
Sittoakid. The driver, Webster
Turner, turned the ear into the low
ank at the right of the road and
then drove onto the highway again.
I According to report of the story
the passenger told the officers the
; stage went down a steep bank, turn
! ed over several times, sustained bro
ken windows and lamps, as well as
j otherwise being bunged up. She
! claimed to have been injured in the
(wreck, but told the driver she was
not hurt much. Investigation prov-
Legion Dance and Show
Coming Saturday Night
Lenham Player and the "Rythm
Queen" on Bill for aa En-(
lag's Royal Entertainment
Tin grows dark with age. Thi s j e(j the gtory to be made out of whole
tarniBh protects the tin -and should ci,)th, rbe stage kept on all four
not be scoured off just for the sake jWhcels; did not hit the bank hard,
of making the tin bright. t j did not bear a scratch, nor were
'there any windows broken.
JukiiDtN pnwFK r.OMPANY ; ' Tin wMiun vidntlv was the vic-
FRALEY STARTS INNOVATION j EXTENDING POLE LINE , tim ot fHrht. for the stories she told
I . .'fu'.iai n' ar pwn the semblance of
Will GWe Patron Chance lo uo wwn i
Work and Uia Garage Tool
An event which promises great
pleasure for dance and show lovers
is billed for Legion hall this week
Saturday, when the Lenham Players,
a company of versatile artists will
hold the boards and also will furnish
music for the dance.
The Lenham Players were here
Monday and Tueday evenings and at
each performance gave perfect satis
faction. Their work in the drama
was fine while the vaudeville num
bers were far above any which have
been shown in Maupin.
As musicians the Lenhams rank
with the best, while their singing was
most "nlecsant and easy on the ear
Miss Kathryn, the soubrette of tile
company, is a fine dancer, giving ex
amples of jigs, clogs and aesthetic
dances seldom seen in a place the
size of Maupin.
The dance will begin immediately
after the show, and as this will be
the first hop to be given here in a
long time a large crowd no doubt
will be out.
holding ,the lucky
irift to be made
dance. Admission to the show will
be 20 and 40 centi, the show to be
gin at 8:00 o'clock sharp.
STATE'S BEST ADV. MEDIUM
TYCH SCHOOL PLAY WINNER
Crowtdtd Home Creeted Amatura
and Got Their Money's Worth.
Portland "Ro.arU" Will Run Seven
Days, June 13 lo 18, 1027
Ben Fralcy has instituted some
tKl.icr mw tar Maunin. His latest
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number, the proposal ia that he will allow patrons
each fourth of the Maupin Garage the um oi nis
tools, etc., if they desire to fix their
own $ars, churging them but a nomi
nal price for floor space. He will
have a helper handy in case his ser
vices are desired. This ia done in or
der to a-ive patrons a chance to do
their own work and not be under ne-
cessity of paying full garage chargea.
Hoiea for Pole Dug and Wire Will i truth, rather being the meanderings
Be Strong to. Oak Spring. ' 0f a greatly disturbed mind.
Ia Near Future
The Maupin Power company has
completed digging holes for ita power
line to Oak Springs as far as the
Otis Chastain ranch and next week
will begin work on the power house
at the Springs. In digging the holes
an air compresser was used and the
i REDEEM YOUR LIBERTY BONDS
Novensbsr IS, 1927, Set a Lat Date
1 For lntercat Drawing
STUBBLE JUMPERS TAKE
GAME FROM P. E.
Handler" Given Drubbing by
Maupin' Sod Turners Game
P.eplel Wi.h Error
Had there been more room in the
Tygh Valley Odd Fellows show room
it would have been occupied by many
who failed to gain admission to the
production of "A Pair of Sixes," the
play of the senior class of tho Tygh
schools. Tho Times representees
say the play was letter perfect, each
one taking part being up in the lines,
while the stage "business" was cxe
cutcd with a sense of detail worthy
of professionals. The dance after
the show was well attended and all
there enjoyed themselves to the ut
most. Great credit is due Miss Margaret
Elliott, who directed the play, as the
work of the actors showed intense
instruction, whilo everything per
taining to its presentation, bespoke
perfect knowledge of theatricals.
Bill Williams Would Fight.
Someone with a sense of the ri
diculous wired a sign to the rear of
Bill Williams' flivver. The sign bore
the inscription: "Why Some Girls
Walk Home," and Is brightly illum
inated in red paint. Bill says he Is
74 years of age but at that he can
"whip the man who placed the sign
. on his Ford'.'--providing the follow
does not carry a pistol
Vrnm li.ttnM lipinir received at
headquarters of the Portland Rose
Festival and pageant -"Rosarla in
the Oregon building, more cities and
communities will be represented ly
floats, bands, and marching bodies
in the fiesta from June 13 to 18 this
vear than ever before.
S. C. Pier Portland business man
and director of the Rose Festival, is
makinr tour f Oregon in the inter
et of the big event and reportss inter
est in the 1927 fiesta is state wide.
Cities are planning to enter floats
in the annual floral parade or take
nart In the Merrykhana parade to
feature their agricultural and inus-
trail possibilities and take advantage
of the opportunity to get their atory
before the thousands of visitors at
tracted to Portland each year for the
Berk Out Again.
Ernest Beeks has bren a very sick
tim of pnemonia. At times his
life was despaired of. but he haa
thrown off the hold it hal on mm
and is now able to be up and around
The call for the redemption of sec
ond liberty loan bonds has been Is
sued by Secretary of the Treasury
excavations put down into sol.d j Mellon. This call asks that all hold-
rock for nearly the whole distance.4 crs 0f such bonds present them ior
One hundred twenty-twd holes will payment not later than November
be necessary to carry the line from , 15, as interest on them will cease at
Maupin to Oak Springs. 1 that date. There are approximate-
, !ly $1,700,000,000 oi these Donnaoui
Drawn on J
urv standing, there is a prouumm.f
u-ooltx hiini7 a veJ 1 n., ,f list, n 4fl drawn for jury I din-inf the next six months tne
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were O. B. Derthick, II. N. ureene government will extend to me noia-
an E. C, Woodcock of Maupm-. irey crs 0f second liberty loan cones an
will K'p..it Monday mor.img,' May
2 1 for dutv at this nmih'a fru t f
Ed. Mathtw Lease. Ranch.
Ed. Mathews has concluded a lease
of, the old Bonney ranch on Tygh
creek now occupied by Mark Stuart
and will take possession of it about
September 1. Mr. Mathews has aiso
purchased the fine dairy herd of
Jersey cattle of Mr. Stuart Tho
nlace ia an Ideal one for dairying and
with Ed's usual hustle will, no doubt,
be made into one of the best and
moBt renumerative ranches in this
part of Wasco county.
It Another Boy.
Wamic people believe in keeping
up with the rest of the world. In the
mater of farming they are second to
none,' and in raising families can
eomnete with all other coctions. The
latest addition to the population of
that part was a dandy boy, who tooK
up his quarters at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Clifford Palmateer on Sun
day. Dr. Eh)iood reports newcomer
and mother getting along in fine
shape.' , J ,
nrmnrf nTiitv to exchange their, for
vrrv - "
other government eetfurities, but nt
announcement has as yet been maJo
as to what type of securities will be
Mr. Chalmer Recovering.
Mrs. James Chalmers, who has
been confined to her bed with an
undermined illness for a couple oi
weeks, is well on the way to recovery
Mrs. Chalmers has gained strength
sufficiently as to be able to sit up
a few hours each day, and her
friends expect to see her up and
and around as of yore in the near
Marx Confettoa Judgement
Last Saturday P. W. Ma:x, thru
his atterney, enfessed judgement in
the sum of $2,500 in fawr of the
plaintiff in a damage suit instituted
against defendant because of an
auto accident near Dufur last fall.
Cora Endersby and Wm. Endersby
Jr., have a like suit against Marx be
cause of the death of the husband
and father in the same accident.
Their suit is for the sum of $7,500,
and 'will probably come up for trail
during this month's term of circuit
ANSWERING THE AUTO AND. HIGHWAY CALL
The Times family is in receipt of
art Invitation to attend tho com
mencement exercises of, the Maupin
High school on tho evening of Mon
day, May 23, The invitation itself is
a model of the printer's art, being
something entirely different from
anything ever issued here before.
Fair Ground Dance.
The oncninir dance of the season
at the Tveh Valley fair grounds will
take place oif Saturday evening of
this week, May ,14.v Manager fiyicr
has arranged for one of the best or
chestras in this section and as the
floor has been smoothed and newly
waxed (lancers may est assured they
will be furnished a splendid good
time. Before the dance Mr. riyicr
will give a picture show, throwing
one of the latest releases in ftlntdom.
on the screen. .
V lilted at Madras Ranch.
L, v. Broughton and family and
Thllip Goshaw went to Madras Sun-
duy arid visited with Mrs. nrougn- j
ton's sister during the day. The i
teacher returned late that night, I
leaving . jiis wife on the Gateway
bench for a longer visit.
Sheep Sheared Much Wool. "
John Fitzpatrlck was down from
his Nena sheep ranch Tuesday and
to the Times man said he sheared
1,080 sheep, realizing 28 full sacks
of wool. John says the wool !,was
lighter than thut of last year, the
reaaon being cooler weather, which
did not allow the grease to exude in
to the fleeces.
Will Build Shearing Shed. v
Clark Richardson came down from
the Troutman sheep ranch last Sat
urday after having been there thru
lambing. Clark sayB he will soon re
i turn un the river and will assist them
in the erection of a large shed on
the track near mcLcnnon, io u uam
as a lambing place. '
Viilted Eat Wathlnglon.
Last week Mark Stuart, accom
panied by Ed. Mathews," made a trip
to Eastern Washington, ' taking in
the Palou country and going aa
far as Spokane. They were in quest
of a location, but upon returning Ed.
made a deal for the ranch now con-
I ducted by Mark. ,
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Bend's bitieball ttam, composed of
n1ooi4 wnritinr for the P. E. P. COnj-
ipany, came to Maupin Sunday for a
' game. They were filled with hope
land seemed to possess that element
(winch goes to make winners. That
element was shown to be latent when
compared with the "pep . of the .
Stubble Jumpers, for when the last
man was out the oeore stood 12-D in '
favor of 'the boys who warm their
! feet following a two-bottom plow.
Bend went to bat first r.r before
the side was retired . dinners
were credited with crorsi.: tee pan.
In Maupin's half our player ran
wild, Nye, Confer. Morris, Earl and
Raymond Crabtree each marking one
np on the score board. In the
"Pep's" next try they got a man
around as far as third, but he was
j thrown out there R. Crabtree to Con
fer. The "other two were' out E.
Crabtree to D. Miller, and one strike
L Maupin duplicated the previous
in the next frame, the same
players, with the exception of Nye,
scoring, Doughton being the omer to
cross the home plate for a run. Bend
was blanked in the next half, while
Maunin went out and gathered in a
I lone tally in its half, making a total
of 11 for the three innings. Bend i
squeezed one in in the third inning:
and gave Maupin a zero m oui- imn.
We were sat down on rather hard in
our next two times up, but three
men going to bat in each inning, but
in the next scored another, which
ended the accumulation of markers
for Maupin in the game.
In the fifth Bend was favored by
hrfiftka. srettine three big ones after
two were out, being given a life on
short's error. They duplicated the
performance in the sixth, another er
ror at the same position and after
two were out, allowing them three
more. These made a total of nine
and rather evened up what would
have been a one sided score for the
MILLIONS OF MONEY COME IN
State' Chamber of Commerce Indue
ing Settler to tome Here.
' Since the beginning of the work of
the State Chamber of Commerce of
obtaining selected . settlers in 1924,
the department has located i,tJi
farm families who have brought to
the state a total invertment of $11,
008,117. The new settlers have oc
cupied over 50,000 acres of land, the
greater part of which wa3 not in
profitable production have produc
ed more than $150,000 in new taxes,
and increased the annual buyinn
power of our farm population nour'r.
three million dollars in food stun,
boots, shoes, clothing, furniture,
farm machinery and other articles
necessary for life on tho land. Dur
ing thus, period 67,735 inquiries con
cerning OreRon agriculture have
been received, and letters
mailed out to prospective settlers. A
total of 224.331 packages of litera
ture have al..o gone out lu w ; this