When thejr come a fishhV They come to Maupln on the Deschutes River. T TP afc ftjps ii r fit m'l ifj 1 W 1 .1, . 1 . ' J C. t. i! if i lace from Maupiiu VoLXIII Maupin, South Wasco County Thursday, October 20, 1927. - . ; ... ' Number 50 BSAUP Clark Richardson Dies as Result of Auto Accident Read Hoc Refuted Room for Paw ing Canting Auto to TurtU, Killing Miupln Man On of the most distressing ac cidents to occur In this section wu that in which Clark Richardson, pioneer of Southern Wasco county loit hla Ufa and bis brother, Goorge 1 Rlchardion, was severely injurtd. Tha accident occurrtr about three mutt we oiner awe ox mnevme 1.-4 rwj.i , i it ' , h hi. ' Clark, with hla brother, W. !!. and 0. J. Williams were returning from the mountain, where they had been hunting deer, A thty Beared Prfhe villa they overtor-U a Ford ctr, the driver of wh'.fh re1 used to giv? paw ing room. U Mce, who Wat driving, nttemptcd to uUel around &t F?i 1 .nd in ao doing his machine a; 'ddud in lr .se gravel then struck a rv!;, breaking a hl and cain; M auto to turn tutlc. Both mti oire thrown from their machine, Clark re ceiving injuries which caused hla death. The turnover took place about three o'clock, and the injured man lingered until ' about aeven o'clock Saturday morning, when death claimed him.. Clark Richardson was born at Monroe, Oregon, March 16, 1853, being 77 years old at the time of detah.. December 24, 1877, he was united in marrage with Miss Adeline Orr, and to their union nine children were born, five of whom proceeded their father In death. Those remain ing are, Mrs. Mary St, Dennis, Sno homish, Washington; Silas Richard ton, Portland; Henry Richardson, Maupin; and Mrs. Mintle Williams, also of Maupin.. These with the aged widow are eft to mourn the tragic taking away of a kind hus tband and indulgent father. Besides the above Mr. Richardson leaves four brothers and three sis ter they being Henry Richardson, Eugene, Oregon; Jesse Richardson, Pine Grove, Oregon; Mrs. Mary Ray, Nashville, Oregon; Mrs. Maggie Ray and Mrs. Miranda Wright, both of Portland. The funeral services were held Sunday afternoon, taking place at knecht of Wamlc delivering the knecht of ' Wamls delivering the funeral services. The remains were followed to the Kelly cemetery by fully 80 automobiles, each filled with sympathetic and sorrowing friends. Many beautiful flowers were laid on the casket aid later spread upon the grave, thus testifying to the uivtr sal esteem in which Mr. Richardson was held by all. Clark Richardson was one of the salt of the earth. If he had an enemy that one la not known. Ha was always considerate ' of othors, and his family was his first consider eration. His smile and kind word will be missed by his legion of friends, and all extend deep sym pathy in his demise.. Decedent had been a resident of this section for many years. He was familiar with the surrounding territory as he had ranged from Mt Hood to deep in the recesses of the mountains to the south, and many a man has reason to thank him for succor on those trips That Maupin has lost one of its most respected citizens in the death of Clark Richardson is patent to all. All Maupin people extend sympathy to the beraved widow and orphaned children in the death of the husband and father ' ' ' Called Hore By Death. t y Among the relatives of the late Clark Richardson who attended the funeral ware two grand nieces, Mrs. ', Stanley Andrews and Mrs. Virgil Mayfleld, the former from Portland, the latter from Waplnltia; three ' nieces, Mrs. Mamie Ray and Mrs. . George Brown of Corvallls, and Mrs. Frank Henning, Portland; a daugh ter, Mrs. Al. St Dennis of Snoho mish, Washington; his sister, Mrs. ''Maggie Ray, Prineville, and a son, S. C. Richardson, with this wife, from Portland. Going To Switaerland. Henry Meier nephew of K. L. Hauser left for his old home in Switzerland this morning. Henry hat been at work for John Karlen and with a bridge gang around Mau pin for the past three years, and is going home to visit his people for a period of three months, when he ex pects to return to this part again. LEGION MASQUERADE ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29 Rorlck's Orchestra of The Dallot Em gaged For Oceaioa -Big Time Coralag Th first mask bail of tha season it achtdulad for Saturday, October 29 at Legion hall, Maupin, at which time the well and favorably known Rorick's orchestra of The Dalles will be on hand to furnish the music. The Legion boys are making spec ial preparations to make this, the best masquerade ever held in Maupin and with all working as a unit the affair.no doubt will be fully up to expectations. The , Rorkk orchestra needs no introduction to Maupn peo ple, for that band has played here several times and on each appear ance has created a good impression. The Maupin Drug Store has ordered a supply of masks and other things Bf,., be no anxiety regarding Inability to 1 secure anything desired with wbfch.MpfcU)y fond of dfier hmtng Md VQ mnaa. ncuicniuvr uie ubw, ubv urday, October 29, and arrange to partake of the enjoyment of the first mask ball of the 19274928 dancing Mason ' FOOTBALL AT TYGH VALLEY Shaniko-Antelope Will -Try With Tygh Hi Team Issues At last there is to be tome foot ball in this vicinity. The Tygh Val ley High school team will try con clusions with team made up of Shaniko and Anelope boys and the game promises to be all that football can bring out. The Tygh boys have been practicing under direction of Principal Bonney while their antag- onisU are not novices at, the game , in any sense. If our fans cart to see real action they will be at TygTVal ley tomorrow, (Friday) and witness some good football. Stuart Buys Residence. Mark tuart has purchased tho cottage lately occupied by Prof. Nagle ' and' as soon as vacated will move his family thereto. The cot tage was owned by Judge A. E. Lake of Wamlc, and will be just what the Stuart family needs as a cosy little residence. Prof. Nagle will move into the cottage next to the .one latley acquired by Mark just as soon as it is vacated. Wont After Door. The Richmonds were well repre sented in the deer pastures the psst week, W. W., Raph and Everett Richmond having been in the Blue mountains for several days after the fleet footed and. wary deer. They returned Tuesday minus venison. Stockholders' Mooting. Stockholders in the Southern Was co County Fair association are again notified there will be a meeting of such at Tygh Valey on Saturday of this week and that each is requested to be present Much business of im portance is schelduled to come be fore the meeting and all are needed to take part in same. Intorosting Grange Moeting. Barlow Gate Grange, Wamic, held an interesting meeting last Saturday night, at which nearly every member was present Af fine supper was served by the1 Grange ladies and a social program indulged in. Several visitors from other Granges wero present, among them being W. A. Mason and wife of Hood River and Grange Master Mrs. Karlen and hus band from Tygh Valley. Barlow Gate Grange is one of the newest in the country and is making a wonder ful growth, new members being taken In at each meeting. , Hauler's Brother Visits. i Gottfried Hauser, brother of K. L. Hauser, la a guest at the home of the Hausers at Tygh Valley. The visitor lives at Riverside, California, where he engaged in the bee businss, also dealing in bee keepers supplies of all kinds. He will leave for home in the course of a few days. $1.50 ivory picture frames and perfume bottles to close out at 50 cents and 75 cents at Maupin Drug Store. : "v. . COMPRESSEOR HERE TO DRILL TEST CRAVEL HOLES Two Grarel Pitt to Bo Opened oa Criterion Crado Preparatory to ; Oiling Highway la 1929 (A state drilling compressor has been set up near town on the Crt- terion grade and employes will sink a series of test holes in an effort to locate rock beds of a qualty desired for crushing, to be used as a final covering after the last coat of $11 has been applied to the roadbed. It is said that the highway from The Dalles to that part already oiled, below Cow Canyon, will receivers initial coat of oil next season. That the final, and heavier coating will be applied the following year, and to make sure of the right kind of gravel teats of possible quarries will be opened, the tests at this tim bing mad to determine whre the rock to be crushed will come from TEMPLE IS A QUICK HUNTER Wont Oat .Friday, Cot Door Early Neat Day) Homo Sunday J. W. Temple is s ardent follow, . . , w, A u seldom misses getting his quota each year. A week or so ago he went out, stayed in the hjlls two weeks and came home without venison. Last Friday he, ,with Jesse Addington, went out again. Saturday morning early the two sighted a deer and when Temple drew bead on the deni cen of the forest that animal was his. He made" a Jong shot, brought down a fine two-point buck, took it to camp and dressed it and soon was on the way home. The Times family enjoyed a fine roast of venison as result of Temple's hunt for which we publicly return thanks. Auction Solo Brought Money. The sale held at Mrs. M. E. Bar- crenhnlt'a ranch lust weplt and rnn. ducted by F c Buikr of Maapn Was. well attended -and all the stuff offered for 'sale went at good fig ures. The total amunt of the sale approximated $1,900, which was considerably more than was ex pected. ' Crowded Out. Owing to lateness of receipt of the items from Smock lost week wo were unable to give them place in that paper, but they will be found on another page of this issue of The Times. We are always pleased to get items from the surrounding country, and make special efforts to get thorn in the paper, but in this in stance found it impossible to give the correspondence spoken of place in last week's paper. We apologize to our Smock correspondent for the omission, and promise- to do better hereafter.' - Gosh Buys Sheep. Herman Gesh of Wamic purchased a band of sheep front Tom Connolly, taking them to his ranch at Wamic on Sunday. Mr. Connolly shipped the woollies from Bend, they arriv ing Satrday night. Harold C. Stlmoon, Donor Annually, of a Fine Heifer; Club Girl, Carmen Daniel 1928 Winner And Her i.f . ' Prlzs. J Each year Harold C. Stlmson, owner of the famous Hollywood Farm of Washington, presents a splendid; Holstein heifer for the best work, ln'Livestock activities, done by Club hoys and girls in the Northwest, Carmen Daniel of Cove, Oregon, outstanding Club gfrl In Holstein activities in the United States for 1923, was the winner of last year's award. .: Over 11,000 boys and gtris are do ing Club work In Oreson, an equal ly large number in Washington, and Farm Leaders in the Making TO BEGIN DRILLING AT CLARNO OCTOBER 29 Machinery on Ground mmi Opera tions Will Open up With Big Timo at Sit The following from The Dalles Optimist has to do with the oil well prospect at Clarno In which several Maupin people are interested and of which company R. W. Richmond and L. C. Wilhelm are directors, tella of activities at the Clarno Shale beds, into which the company will soon be gin drilling for oil: According to the present plans of the , Clarno Basin Oil Co., their first well located on the, Hilton and Burgess ranch on Pine Creek, will be spudded in on the 29th of this month, and a real celebration will be held in observance of the event Several bus loads of stockholders and prospective stockholders will come up from Portland, and it Is certain that there will be a large attendance from Wasco, Sherman, Gilliam and Wheeler counties. A carload of casing and 'another carload of drilling equipment passed through The Dalles, bound for Shaniko yesterday. This shipment should be in Shaniko this morning and will be unloaded and taken to the proposed site of the well at once. A seven ton boiler, loaded on a large truck, passed through town yesterday morning and will he used in the drilling operations. The spot selected to drill is on the main road on Pine creek, about three quarters of a mile below the ranch house of Hilton and Burgess. It is fourteen miles from Antelope and nineteen miles from Fossil, and is in . Wheeler county, a short' dis tance east of Clarno. G. G. Kesling. manager of the company was in The Dalles yester day, and is enthusiastic regarding: tha oil prospect He states that the company is capitalized for $200, 000, with $64,000 of the capital stock subscribed. The officers, besides Mr. Keasling, are H. W. Osborn, Port land,' president" and W. H. Cottrell, vice-president ? ' M. Harrington just from the oil field of Montana, where he put down -any wells, has contracted the drilling; operations, the company furnishing the equipment Homecoming Day at O. A. C. ; The Times is in receipt of an n vitation to attend the Homecoming Day exercises at the college on Sat urday, October 29. A general In vitation has been extended to the press of the state and special reser vations have been made for their convenience. A luncheon will be served and In the afternoon the press gang will be guests at a foot ball game between O. A. C. and 'Washington State College. The day will conclude with! a dance in the Women's building in the evening. Built Chimney, Nick Karolus does not intend to freeze thia winter and to guard against such a catastrophe has pur chased a new heating stove and con structed a chimney in tho main part of his residence.' over 600,000 In the United States at large. i , Boys' and Girls' Club Work is found at Its best at Camp Plummer during the week ot the Annual Pa cific International Livestock Expo sition at Portland, to be held thia year October 29 to November 5, In clusive. Here the Northwest's fu ture agricultural and, livestock lead ers obtain one reek's practical in struction In the science ot farming. Boys and girls come from all parts ot the Northwest to participate in the inspiring exercises held annu ally at the Camp. Over . $100,000 in premiums are given each year at the Pacific In ternational for exhibits ot Pure Bred Livestock and Agricultural Products. The Exposition combines great Livestock Show, Dairy Prod-' ucts Show, Land and Manufactur ers' Show, Northwest Fox Shovr, Wool Showi Industrial Exposition, and the world'! greatest Horse Show,"- ' " . That the Pacifio International is one of the great assets of Agricul ture and Livestock interests In this western country is now conceded without question. 150.Q00 people from all parts ot the nation are ex pected to attend this year. Special tare-and-one-thlrd rates to Portland during the Exposition are to be in effect on all the leading railroads ot the Northwest. Bank Statement Shows Best Condition In Its Whole Life WHEAT PRICES ADVANCE ON MILLING CRADES Damage to 'Canadian and European Cops Cause Advaneo In Wheat and Rye Good tailing demand and advanc ing prices at Winnipeg and Liver pool caused a firm market for wheat and rye last week. The quality i wheat offered Is an important factor in the market owning- to damage i Canada and in Europe and the strong; domestic demand for high protein wheat continued to increase and soft winter grades. Premiums for hard, high protein wheat continued to in crease but larger receipts f at St Louis caused reductions in pre miums for soft winter. Corn went lower on mevsased crop estimates and oata followed, but barley was independently firm especially malt ing grades. , Flax markets weakened on heavy receipts of indiffernt quality. The wool market continued to strengthen gradually. WOMEN WANT QUICK SERVICE Daily Household Task Made Easier Wltis Electricity More than seven women out of ten on' American farms believe that electric service is the greatest contributing factor in making daily household tasks easier. A questionairci recently sent to a large group of women on farms, asking them what they most want ed to make their work easier, brought 882 replies. Of this total 689 said that electricity would be the most desirable addition. The electrical equipment wanted appears as follows, in the order of preference' shown in replies 1. Electric lighting. 2. Iron. 3. Washing machine. 4. Water pumping system. 5. Vacuum cleaner. 6. Toaster percolater, fans, etc. 7. Electric sewing machine. 8. Electric range. , 9. Electric refrigerator. 10. Electric water-heater. Getting Ready For Auction. George Tillotson has been at his , father's ranch a day or so this week assisting in getting ready . for the auction Bale which will be held there on Saturday of this week. Cut Her Chin. While playing at school with some other little girls yesterday Kathleen Foley fell, connecting with the grav - el and sustaining a severe cut on her chin. Little Kathleen is now wear - ing a good size .plaster over the wound. Lawrence Powell Injured. Lawrence is confned to his bed at the home of his father on the Flat. Lawrence was employed by AL Brit tain, harrowing and riding a horse. The animal reared, throwing the rider off, he sustaining a badly sprained leg as well as Sundry and numerous cruises on me ooay. ne has been in considerable pain, but we are pleased to chronicle the fact . . a. a . that he is gttting better. Attended Modical. Mooting. Dr. Elwood attended the meeting of the Mid-Columbia Medical as sociation, held at Waukoma , hotel Hood River, last Thursday. Our doctor reports a good attendance and a most interesting program. Proml nent physicians were present from Portland and Seattle and talked on subjects of interest to the profession The next meeting will be ' held at The Dalles. Using Ono-Man Scraper. Highway Foreman Addington went to ? Tygh Wednesday and broght a one-man road scraper to Maupin when he came back. Mose will use the scraper on the Maupin hill and will also smooth down the roadway through town. Went To South Junction. ' - W- H. Williams was a passenger on Wedneday's 'up river train, go ing to South Junction, where he served legal papers on 'a man at that place. He came home ot the O. T. morning train. ' s Maupin' Financial Inttitution Has Btt Standing In HUtorr Dpit Gaining Attention is called to the state ment of the Maupin State Bank in another part of this issue of The Times That statement bhows a' healthful condition, in fact shows a standing, except during wsr times, ' never before shown in its statements to the banking department of the government Resources of our financial insti tution for this time are shown to be $242,400.52, with deposits of $208, 902.89. The deposits are the great est ever enjoyed during normal times. The bank has no frozen as-' rets which have caused the suspen sion of numerous banks around the country in times past but on the contrary its assets are au aiive ana growing with each succeeding month. ' The Maupin State Bank was or ganized May 14, 1914, its first of-: ficers being, J. M. Conklin, presi dent; J. 3. Brown, vice-president; F. . D. Stuart cashier. Its directorate was J. S. Brown, J. M. Conklin F. ' S. Fleming, D. M. Shattuck and 1. D. Stuart It was capitalized at $15,000. ' In February, 1 9 1 9, the capital stock was raised to $20,000 and in ' October, the following year was in creased to $25,000, at which figure it still remains. The bank is offic ered at the present time as follows: L. C. Henneghan, president J. S. Brown, vice-president F. D. Stuart, cashier. George McDonald, assistant cash ier. The directors are, L C. Henne ghan, J. S. Brown, F. S. Fleming, L. S. Stovall and F. D. Stuart. Mr. Stuart has been cashier ever since ; the opening of the bank, Mr., Mc Donald having Deen in nis position for the past eight years. The affairs of the bank are most carefully con- served by those gentlemen, and it is mainly through their knowledge of tanking that the Maupin State Bank retains the place in banking circles obtaining at this time. The first bank building waa erect ed on the site opposite the Tillotson garage. That building was among, those consumed in the fire of Sep tember 10, 1921, and was later re placed by the small building now on that site, Later the officers erected , the modern structure 'whfch now' - houses the business. It, is of con- crete construction, is tastefully furnished with substantial ; and I pleasing equipment and withall is a j bank in which it is a pleasure to do business. ) (Habrook Got Coyotes. 1 E. T. Halbrook predatory animal hunter, passed through Maupin on Tuesday from Jeff erson ' county. where he had been trapping coyotes. He succeeded in securing three fine coyote pelts, besides catching one of the largest bobcats ever taken la this section. " ' Visited With Undo. 1 : Samuel Linton a nephew of W. H. Williams, witkhis wife came in Sun )day mi vsited reiatives a day or 80 the irst of weeki Mn Lin. ton from near Grants Pas8 mi conducts a camp ground at Wolf Creek,' in the southern part of tha state. : '.. ; ' . i Greene's Spud Crop. Morris Greene has a ranch at Cri terion and upon a few acres growf spuds. This year he had in a patch of tubers and when he harvested them had about . 750 bushels. The spuds are of fine quality and size and Morris has a homo market for all he can spare. Danee At Tysh Valley. The Odd Fellows hall at Tygh Valley will bo the scene of a social danco on Saturday night, when the High school football benefit is to be pulled off. The best of music will be on hand and a real goodime is promised. Forget all else, you danc ers, and attend this hop and at the! same time contribute to the fund go ing toward helping athletics at our neighboring village A piano or player piano on easy terms $10.00 down and $8.00 per month, at Maupin Drug Store. .