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About The Maupin times. (Maupin, Or.) 1914-1930 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 29, 1927)
When they come a fishin'
They come to Maupin on the
place from Maupin.
Maupin, South Wasco County, Thursday, Sepember 29, 1927
Object U le Help Wherever Needed
Charter Membership of Nine
Officer are Name J
What It to known u the Com
munity Sewing- Club wu organizod
at a meeting held at the residence of
Mr. and Mr, John Confer yesterday
afUrnoon. Nine Joined aa charter
member, they being, Meidamea L
C. Henneghan, Jamee Chalmers, Job
Crabtree, J. W. Temple, Alvia Mar
tin, Frank Dyer, L. S. Stovall, John
Confer and C. W. Semmes. The fol
lowing were choien a officers:
Mrs. Chalmers President.
Mrs. Dyer Vlce-Prenident
Mrs. Semmes Secretary-Treasurer.
The object of the new organization
is stated to aid in every way possi
ble those unable to help themselves,
to sew articles which will be offered
for sale, the proceeds to be devoted
to tho benefit of the wholo commun
ity. A number of ladles have signified
a willingness to Join with those al
ready members of the organization,
at the next meeting, which will be
hold n Thursday, October 13. Meet
ings will be held each second and
fourth Thursday of each month.
Hit by Road Truck.
Pete Conroy figured in an auto
collision on the cut-off road last
Saturday night, in which he sus
tained a severe cut over hit left
ye, while his car wu somewhat
twisted. Pete had been at the Sam
Brown ranch, where he has a band
of sheep feeding. He was on his
way to his other sheep camp when
he met a road truck coming down
the hill near the Hcdln mill. The
lights of the truck were glaring and
Pete was blinded thereby. He at
tempted to drive to the side of the
road, but the truck came on too
fast, the impact thrwing Mr. Conroy
roy under the steering wheel, his;
head striking the rim and badly
cutting his eye and rendering him
unconscious for a timet He wu
taken back to the Brown ranch,
where first aid was applied, and the
victim recovered sufficiently to go
on to the other camp.
Che v Wrecked Again.
Last Thursday while at The Dalles,
Floyd Richmond figured in a colli
sion, which partially wrecked his
dan's Chevrolet car. Floyd was
driving on one of the main through
fares of that city and when at an
intersection was hit by a car com
ing down a hill. It is said Floyd
wan not aware of traffic rules and
that the other car, while on the
right hand side of the road, was
within its rights. The Chev. sus
tained a broken top and other in
juries. That was the second time
Richmond's car wan bunged up, the
first time being hit while on the
Cow canyon and had the top ruined
and other part broken.
Exhibiting at SUte Fair.
Cunty Agent, C. W. Daigh, with
Mrs. Frank Simons, chaperone, and
six Wasco county club members
left yesterday for Saem, where they
club workers will take part in the
state fair. The members going
. were Alice Gesh, Rachel Kortege,
James Slusher, Theodore Kirch, and
Harrjj' Rutherford, all livestock
members evcept Rutheitford. who
took along an exhibit of . garden
Dr. Short on Vi.it, ,
Dr. W. A. Short will leavu for Wa
mic today and after a short visit will
go on to Cascadia and from there to
j the Willamette Valley for ' a stay
with friends. When he has conclud
ed his visit there he will return to
Maupin and open dental parlors in
the rear room of the Maupin Drug
Store. Dr. Short will install new
1 equipment and make his pa rlors up
to date in every particular.
Homo From County Seat.
Jack Morrow and family ; return
ed from The Dalles Tucsdt? iy even
ing. Jack had been then ) taking
medical treatment, and now says he
feels better than for some ti me past,
which is good news to hit i many
friends. " ' :4
INTER-STATE FAIR AT
PRINEVILLE NEXT WEEK
Will Opes With Greater Show Than
Ever Pioneer Collection to
Prineville's big fair will be held
on October 6-6-7-8 this year, and
promises to be better than any yet
hold there. The displays of agri
cultural products, school exhibits,
livestock showing, coupled with a
big rodeo attraction and band con
certs, will make this fair more in
structive and entertaining than ever.
We suggest that all Maupin peoplo
who can attend the Interstate fair
'Twill be worth the
HOOTCH, HUGGING, HASTE
These Three Caus 75 per Cent of
Safety-first slogans have been
adopted by the slate highway depart
ment of Ohio in an ctftrt to reduce
motor accidents. lh thus "II V
Hootch, Hugging Hute cause 75
per cent of the motor accidents.
Some of the slogans are:
(1) Don't try to scare locomo
tives with your horn.
(2) A road hog roots up macad
am with his nose.
(3) Our roads are wide and
smooth don't try to burn them up.
(4) Death is so permanent
take a minute or two at those dan
gerous railway crossings.
6) Tragedy in seven words:
Speed lncreaaes, breath ceases, rest
(6) Horse sense u well u horse
power should enter Into the opera
tion of motor vehicles.
(7) Live to ride another day by
obeying sign they mean what they
(8) Drive with carfe you may
meet a fool.
(9) A reckless driver it a crim
inal (10) Keep your hands on the
wheel let your girl hug herself.
Harry Rutherford Winner.
Harry Rutherford of Criterion
won first ribbon on his showing of
Netted Gem potatoes at the state
fair at Salem. Harry entered in the
open class and the judges were un
animous regarding the super-excellence
of his showing. Harry has
been a consistent winner at the Tygh
Valley fair, and now that he has won
over all open competition speaks well
for his ability u a grower of spudsa
Tolly another for southern Wasco
Shady Brook Dance.
Saturday night will see the sea
son's opening of the Shady Brook
community hall. On that date the
Shady Brookers will hold one of
their well known and popular dances,
at which the best music obtainable
will be on hand. These dances have
always been (enjoyable affairs and
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me one aaiea lor oaiuraay nigni,
will be no exception. A big crowd is
expected and arrangements have
been made to give all attending a
a good time.
Going Hunting Again.
Bates Shattuck has completed ar
rangements for another hunting
trip, this time in the vicinity of
Summit Prairie. Bates spent a
couple of weeks in the Blue moun
tains, but the deer proved too elusiVe
for Maupin's well known nimrod, so
he will make a second attempt to get
a big buck or two. He expects to
Brought U Melon.
Jesse Cox has our thanks for a
pair of melons, a fine watermelon,
the other a muskmelon. Both were !
fine specimens and speaks well forlLydia A stakeiy. Your words os
Jess as a grower of that species of
Fainter Esck en Job.
Wilson nnd Miller, the painter?,
having completed a round of fairs,
are at work in Maupin again. They
renovated the Hedin cottage and
have just completed fixing over the
Fraley residense, next L. C. Henna-
ghan's. They have several other
jobs in view. Wilson & Miller, as
a firm, are good workmen and all
painting and paper hanging entrust
ed to them will be done right.
Genuine Singer Sewing Machine
oil. 25 cents a bottle at the Mau
pin Drug Store. '
Read The Maupin Times-r
Early County Pioneer
Dies At Dufur Home
Pionoor of Wapinitia Section Passe
Away nt Home in Dufur oa
Monday Evening ;
William Brown for 28 years a
resident of Wasco county, died at his
home in Dufur Monday evening, liv- J
ing to reach the age of 76 years.
Decedent leaves a wife and ten
children, the latter being Mrs. Flor-'
ence Chutaln and Mrs. Hazel Mor- J
row. Maunin: Mrs.5 Alice Mulkin, !
Dufur; Mrs. Mabel Wolfe, The I
Dalles, and Mrs. Grace BabeL Grand 1
Island Nebraska. Five sons are num. !
bcred among the children, they being
George and Fred, Tygh Valley; Will'
iam A. and Elmer, Shaniko, and
Charles, Riverside, California.
Funeral services were held at
Tygh Valley, with interment in the j
Kelly cemetery on Wapinitia Plains,
it being in charge of Zcll's, under- j
takers of The Dalles. Rev. Everett j
Hazen preached the funeral sermon. I
Mr. Brown had many friends in j
this section, where he resided for so
many years. He was a man of
ttronir character, yet withall of a
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kindly deposition ana none anew
him but to admire and respect
Th funeral was attended by a
great number of friends from Mau
pin, Tygh Valley, Dufur and Wapin
iia. Many beautiful flowers were
brought to place on his casket,
which shovM the esteem in which
the departed pioneer wu held by
Want Football Came.
The Tygh Valley High school has
sent a challenge to the Maupin Hi,
asking for a pair of football games,
the first to be played here on Satur
day, October 15, the second to be
contested at Tygh the following Sat
urday. Whether or not the challenge
will be accepted is a matter of doubt j Choosss Antolope Man for Husband
The local boys have not organized a . Liconto Istued Saturday
team as yet, and it will take con-
siderable practice to round "outaiM. Maud Hammer, daughter of
team capable of playing a regular
game. At that a game between the
two teams would give considerable
pleasure to football fans of the two
communities, and we hope same may
"Dad" Coal in Dalle Hospital.
An item, in The Dalles Chronicle
of Tuesday conveys the imformation
that P. A. (Dad) Coale, of this city,
was admitted to The Dalles hpspital
on Monday. Dad has not been him
self for some time, but just what
his ailment is that necessitated hos
pital treatment, we have not as yet
Indian Bring In Wheat.
Alex Tohit a Simnasho Indian,
not to be outdone by his white breth
ren, brought in two large loads of
wheat to tho flour mill Monday.
, xicx is one Indian who believes in
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making his acres produce a living
for his family. The wheat he brot
in eraded number one. and will be
made into flour here.
Baching at 0. A. C.
In a letter to his father, Harry T.
Lewis, his son Robert, who is at
tending 0. A. C, taking an elec
trical enginering course, the lad
states that he, with Freddie Shearer,
has rented a furnished room and that
the two will bach during the school
CARD OF THANKS
nrioli Hrnllo-l thi medium, to
extend our heartfelt thanks to all
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those who so kindly ministered to the
,ag(. day. of and during the illne,8 of
our departed mother and sister, Mrs.
sympathy after her death did much
to alleviate the sting of her going,
and tho beautiful flowers brought to
the funeral spoke of loving hearts
and a will to do good.
Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Meiser,
Erull Stakely, -C.
F. D. Tillotson and Family.
MaJa A 'Reeord
Prof. Nagle has established a re-
cord as a rapid fisherman. Saturday
in company with The Times man,
the professor went to the river and
in one hole in exactly seven minutes
had caught nine fine redsides. Beat
that if you can, you fishermen.
and Get All the News
Wasco's Health Good,
Says the State Board
Bat Two Cases Contagion Diseases
1st County Seventy-Two Cases
of Infantile Paralysis -
The health of Wasco county peo-
pie is above par, according to the
reports made to the state board qi
health by our physicians. Two
cases of contagious diseases were re-
ported for the week ending Septem-
ber 24, they being one each of
mumos and smalloux.
The state board of health reports '
72 cuea of infantile paralysis in the
state for the time mentioned,
math county reporting nine of such
cases. Deschutes couty reports live
of spinal meningitis, while infantile !
paralysis is reported in five cases .
from Jackson county. Other states
report an increase in number of the
latter disease, but measures taken
to isolate such cases in Oregon have
contributed to keep a spread of the
ailment to a certain area. As a
further means of preventing a
spread of the disease the state
board suggests that children should
nf Ka allowed in pome in contact
with sich persns, wneiner h oe sauiis .
or children who are 111. 1
HERRLINC LEAVES CRITERION
Ha Disposed of Holding and Stock
To Live at Cottage Croro
Ben Herrling has sold his ranch
and stock to Harry Skinner and on
Tuesday with his family left for
Cottage Grove, where he will reside.
Ben will be missed by many people
hereabouts, as he had many friends
who will regret he has decided to
leave this section.
MRS. MAUD HAMMER MARRIED
Jos. Riggles of Wapniitia, and James
Leroy Miller, an Antelope man, were
issued a license by the county clerk
last Saturday to be married. Mrs.
Hammer is well known hereabouts,
having live! nearly all her life on
Wapinitia Plains. She was formerly
the wife of Bert Hammer, who di
vorced her early in the year. ,
Charge Not Proven.
Charley Pierce was charged by N.
G. Hedin with having taken water
from a ditch which traverses the
Pierce ranch, unlawfully. The
grand jury investigated the charge
and decided that Pierce was not
guilty, therefore failed to bring a
true bill against him.
Money In Alfalfa.
J. S. Brown and Harry T. Lewis
do not pin their faith in wheat as a
money-making crop. Rather they be- J
Heve that alfalfa fed to hogs pro- j
duces more com of the realm than
1 four times the acreage in wheat.
They have harvested two crops and
are making ready to cut a third time.
They have a fine bunch of cattle
and many hogs, all fattening, ready
for the fall market, each one having
been given a chance to taKe on nesn
by feeding in the alfalfa fields.
Some Grippa in Town.
i Maupin has several cases of la-
grippe this weeK. James maimers
was compelled to close his black
smith shop and remain at home sev
eral days recently. Mrs. 0. P. We-
bcrg was confined to her bed a few
days the first of the week, while
there are others who are complain-
ing of feelin(? aU in. witn aching
bones anrd a feeling
Odd Fellows Elect
At a recent meeting of the Wap
initia Odd Fellowa lodge an flection
of officers took place. L. C. Mc
Corkle was chosen Noble Grand,
James Chalmers, Vice Grand, and R.
E. Elehmond reelected as secretary.
The lodge is growing, each meeting
the membership being added to bj
new initiates. 1
At Sheep Camp. V
Art. Fargher has been in the
mountains several days lately, going
up to attend to moving the Fargher
sheep herds down to 'he home range.
He toent up again Tuesday and
when he returns will have tlie sheep
ITEMS FROM NATIONAL
Oat as Feed For Da'ry Cow Fall
ing Matocrit Cause Fire in the
Walla WalU Ccsorro
Cats make a splendid feed for
dairy cows if they are ground and
properly mixed with other concent
rates. They are about ta high in dl-
gestable crude protein as wheat
bran. They should be mixed with
j other feeds, such as corn, wheat
bran, and cottonseed meal.
! A flaming meteorite, 25 pounds in
.weight, is reputed to have caused a
recent forest fire in the Walla Walla
ecticn c? the Umatilla National ;
Kla-forest in Oregon. The meteorite, j
" e report w mo rr
"f" tu wee
20 feet from the ground and lodged
c-, - l 1. f no ; . a
in c swmp.
Zl.cc-. Coming Out.
Sheep have begun to come out of
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ready having brought their flocks .
down to the home ranges. Pete
Conroy and the Mutton Mountain
Sheep company have their flocks out,
while the Abbotts have one band out
and others coming. It is said that
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r,veu on ,ower ieveia anQ lu oine"
will follow as fast aa they can.
Mado Southern Trip.
W. W. Richmond and son, Ralph,
returned from a trip which took
them to Lakeview and into Cali
fornia, last Friday. They went
down that way in search of work,
but were disapointed in their quest,
as nearly all millB there are shut
down, and no other work in sight
Many Pupils, Ono Teacher.
Miss Flossie Overman has one of
the largest schools in this section of
Wasco county. At the Pine Grove
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Kuuub miss vTciumu wwuci j
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grades and has an enrollment of 26 i
Jerome Buxan a Visitor.
Jerome Buzan, one of the original
settlers on Bakeoven, came up from
the Willamette Valley the last of
last week and remained several days
visiting with relatives .and old-time .
Some Husky Melon. . '
Jess Cx is ranching at Shady
Brook. Among other things he
raises melons. They are some mel
ons, at that He brought one in
Monday which measured two feet in
length ani weighed 40 pounds. Jess
also brought in a musk melon which
weighed nine pounds. Besides these
Mr. Cox has tomatoes vines loaaea nary 24,1857. At the age of 22
heavUy with fruit, a large patch of j 8he WM nited in marrjage with Ga
ground cherries and other fruits. briel Cannon Stakely. Five childretv
He had corn wheh reached ten feet ! were born t(J thtm 0f whom two are
toward the sky and bore ears about j lMng three having preceded their
one fot iri lentf.h Mr. Cos pur
chased the II. M. Bnrnum place next
the Shady Brook hill and sayj this
e? ' s one of t . st priiific
in the west
Homo From the Mountain.
The hunting party made up of
L. C. Henneghan, J. W. Temple and
Gordon Metteer, with their wives,
came home the latter part of last
week, but minus and deer. ; They
hunted m the vicinity of Black
canyon in the Blue mountains. Be
fore returning to Maupin Gordon
and wife visited a time at the Met-
teer home at Fossil. ;
Louis Woodside wall hold an
auction sale of personal property at I
the R. B. Driver ranch, three miles
north of, Wapintia, on Saturday,
October 8, at which time he will sell
liveatock, produce, poultry, farm im -
plements, household goods and many
other articles. F. C Butler will
act as ' auctioneer and F. D. Stuart
will cry the sale.
More Deer Hunter.
Joe Kramer and Authur Morris
were in the Prineville country after
deer They left last Friday morn
ing and hunted in. the mountains
back of the metropolis of sonthern
Ben Ault was in town , Monday
after a crew to cut timber. Ben has
a contract to supply timber for the
Vancouver vceneer factory and will
cut the trees on his tract near Pine
Grove. The logs will be cut into
50 and 60-inch lengths and shipped
1 from Maupin.
MAKING BIG GIFT
Arithmeti and Art Mia in Corson
Offer Read Advertisement on
Another Pago of Time
An adv. carried In this paper
last week for the Corson Musio
House of The Dalles is repeated thia
week with a few minor changes.
That ad.' calls for all to exercise their
Mc. The music house la of
mathematical genius, coupled vrith
fering some grand prizes for solu
tion of the puzzle, which is explain
ed in the ad. They call for any ar
rangement whereby nine spaces art'
to be filled with figures totaling 33.
reading crss-wise, up and down and
diagonally. The central figure la '
"11," and with that finding the
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numbers which go to make up tho
total should be an easy matter for
The artistic piont is to illustrate
and bring out the full meaning of
the well known old song, "Home,
Thia may be mad '
by a drawing, sketch or anything
that will bring out what home really,
means, A picture, which also must
cntain the solution of the puzzle.
The prizes include a grand piano,
six tube radio, portable phonograph,
set of silverware, piano lanfn, and ft
banjo ukulele. In cue of a tie there
will be a duplication of prizes. The
solutions sent in will be judged by
three prominent people of The
Dalles and the winners will be noti
fied. Solve the puzzle in an artis
tic manner u you can and mail .
same to the Corson Music House,
The Dalles, Oregon. Tour chance
is as good u any and you stand to
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win one of the prizes given. Start
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inilin aM.nif rKel TWIT1 IO stiff
today in solving the puzzle and
drawing your conception of "Home,
WIFE JOINS HUSBAND
AFTER BRIEF ILLNESS
But Two , Week EIape Betweom
Deaths of Husband and Wife-
Laid Beside Husband
"Death loves a shining mark." Thia
wu proven lut Friday when Mm
Lydia A. Stakely wu called to join
her husband across the dark river,
he having preceded her but two
Lydia A. (Tillotson) Stakely wai
bonr near Mt Vernon, Missouri, Feb-
parents to that place where all ia
happiness. , Sickness caused the
Stakelys to leave Missouri, they going
to Colorado, later moving to Oregon.
Twenty-seven years ago they came to
the Wamie country and made their,
homes there until death called. Mrs.
Stakely had reached the age of 70
years 6 months and 30 days. The
children who are left to mourn her
passing are Bessie Meiser of Con
nell, Washington, and Erull Stakely
of Seattle. Three brothers, Charles
Tillotson, of Woodland, California;
Frank Tillotson, of Tygh Valley, and
George Tillotson, of Mt Vernon,
Missouri, are also left in grief at her
death. Mrs. Stakley wu converted
before she had reached the age of
20 years and wu a consistent mem
ber of the Christian church all her
life. She also was a member of the
Women of Woodcraft She was kind
sweet temnered ladv. always unself-
, ish and Belf.MCrificing. Had she
not had the if 0f others ever
ln mind gha mil.ht gtm be weii an(i
strong, with many years of useful
ness before her. She is resting In
peace and it can well be said of her
she hath done what she could.
Home From the Reservation.
Jack Staats, who spent tho past
summer at the Cowlitz Pass, Wash
ington, ranger station, came in cn
Monday morning's stage. Jack
seems to have taken care of him
self, a", ho is fat and as brown as
an Indian. He will return there
next April, having been given a
more responsible position. ; Before
he goes to Portland, near which city
he wil take care of a 40-acre tract
during the winter, Jack will atage
a deer hunt in the mountain.