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About The Maupin times. (Maupin, Or.) 1914-1930 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 1, 1927)
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to print. Caters to no particular
class, but works for "all . v
Always working for the best
Interests of Maupin and all of
Southern Wasco County.
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Maupin, South Wasco County, Thursday, December, 1, 1927
Competent Woman Chosen
to Lead District Club Work
DEATH CALLS AND MRS.
MARY E. PRATT ANSWERS
Highly Respected Woman Pum Af-
tar Short IJInw-Wa. Pioneer
of Wamle Section
Mr.. L. S. S.ov.ll Cbo... Loader of LAST DANCE BEFORE THE
Club Worker. For Year
latere. Shows in Work
On Monday of this week Superin
tendent Gronewald preilded at
meeting of Boys' and Girls' club en
thusiast tho meeting being held in
the grade ichool building. While the
attendance was not what It ihould
have been, thoie there took groat
HOLIDAYS AT SHADY BROOK
Big Time Promised for Thia Event
and Special Preparation! Being
Made Bast Muiic
The Shady Brook Community club
will give the lait dance before the
holidavi on this week Saturday. Oth
er olacei have arranged to give
NINE MILLION SEALS IS
ALLOTMENT FOR OREGON
State Committor Appoint Commit-
tea to Supply Varlou. Conn-,
tie in Tht State
have been, those mere wo grv. ------ - -
Interest and laid, out plana for or- dance., therefore the Shady Brook
mnlzlnir and assisting the young
onei in the various phases, of club
Mr. Gronewald emphasized the
work of different divisions and as
f(l those oresent that his office
was at their service whenever they
felt called upon to ask it During
the meeting officers for the ensuing
year were chosen, Mrs. Stov'all being
elected president, Mrs. D. L. Ruther-j
ford, vlcerpresldnt and Dolph May
how secretary-treasurer. It was de
cided to get busy at once and Inter
est both boys and girls In the activi
ties of club work.
Now that club work has been Ini
tiated in Maupin The Times is
pleased to remark upon the fitness
f tha newlv elected president aa
Will in tho work. Mrs. Stovall has
always taken a keen Interest in all
thlnp of Interest to the young folks,
rs do not wish to conflict by giving
dances before the holidays. For the
coming dance a fine four-piece or
chestra has eben engaged and espec
ial efforts will be made to make this
pre-holiday hop the best given at the
Brook so far this year.
WILL INITIATE LARCE CLASS
Degree of Honor Manager, Mrs.
Cellar, Working at Bend
"Death loves a shining mark,"
and Rs sting was felt last. Monday
when Mrs. Mary Estelle Pratt, a
cioneer of the Wamic section, and
a resident of Maupin, passed away
to that land from which no traveler
Mrs. Pratt was taken ill nearly a
week before her demise and her ail
ment resolved itself into pneumonia,
and this, coupled with a weaic neart,
was cause of death.
Mary Estelle (Sanford) Pratt
first saw the light of day at Leaven
worth, Kansas, January 15, 1868, be
ing 69 years, 10 months and 13 days
of age when she died. She resided
there with her parents until she was
10 years of age, when her folks emi
grated to the far wset The family
first settled near Grass Valley, a
"We are going to give everyone
in Oregon the chance to decorate
their Christmas letters and packages
with health seals this year." This is
the anhonucement sent out recently
by the Oregon Christmas Seal com
mits. f which Louis G. Clarke is
"For twenty years Christmas seals
have saved Uvea In United States,"
Exhibition of New Ford Car
Will Be Made Tomorrow
TAKE PATRIARCHAL DEGREE
, y AT THE DALLES LODGE
Seventeen Maupin Odd Fallow
Roach High Rank Degree Con
ferred By Dalle Patriarch
A party of about 20 members of
the Odd Fellows lodge of Maupin
went to The Dalles Monday evening
I attended an initiatory meeting
the anouncement continues, "ana with the lodge at tne vouniy
At W time the death toll of Durine- the evening 17 members were
tuberculosis has been reduced more J given the Patriarchal and Golden
fkmn h.lf hv the nation-wide canr-iRnl decrees, the work being put on
p'aign of health education and pre- by The Dalles lodge. Those going
from here were, r. v. oiuan,
rfcolm.ru R. E: Wilson. B. F. Turn-
New Car Said to Bo Able to Hit
60-MiIo Cait Four-Wheel Brake
la The Eqnipmant
ventive work. i
"In Oregon the death rate from
tuberculosis has dropped from 89
per iOfJ.000 people in 1914. to 61
rcr 100.000 in 1926. Spurrej cn oy
thia success, the Oregon Tuberculo
id association and its 19 affiliated
and as advisor in such work has been
Invaluable. She has attended the
lummor sessions at O. A. C. and in
other way hns fitted herself to the
extent that no better leader could
have been chosen for this year.
In connection with tho Boys' club
work, we here mention the activi
ties ut Arthur Api-ling, a young boy
from Criterion, who stands at the
hrnd of oil other boys of Oregon as
being the best Judge of potatoes.
Arthur was high point winner at the
recent International Pacific exposi
tion, he winning his honor by pro
ficiency in spud grading. As one
Criterion lady expresses It, "Wa
know our potatoes," which applies
to Arthur especially.
WOOL MARKET SHOWS MOST
OPTIMISTIC TREND LATELY
Manufacturer. Are Buying More
Freely Stock on Hand Lewar
Than Year Ago Holding. Small
in call unon The Times. They, were
on their way to Bend for TnanKs
giving dinner. Mrs. Geiser, as
manager of the Degree or Honor
for this district, his organteed large
class at Bend and soon will Induct
them into the order. Our former
townslady is making a great succern
year later coming to this part ana , - t p bUc Hetlth associations
settling at what is now called warn-, ,anninJ the peate,t Mle of ta
lc, in earlier days known as Pratts- j . , . ChristmM geaI. and the
p r..u and wife stoooed off in'ville. Here she grew to womanhood. ...hi, campaign In
Maupin long enough Thursday Ust'cnd where, on August 11, ,1886, she pf figM (rain8t tu.
in. in . ipv.- .r. 1 wh united in marriage with Charles . -
Euzene Pratt To that union three
er, 'C M. vroiooi, iwriu
Willard Cunningham, Cecil Wood-
Wm. Hunt Jr.. U. S. Enders
by, Dee Talcott Rufus and Lester-
McCorkle. H. Lv Young, Job ana
Jesse Crabtree. George Claymier,
Henry Seethoff and Dr. J. L. El-
wood. ' : !
In her capacity as manager for the
order and has added many members
to the various lodges in this and ad
COMMERCIAL CLUB HOLDS
SUCESSFUL BASKET SOCIAL
Maupin Monitor of December 12,
1912, Tali of Function Coodly
Reports from abroad continue op
timistic for holders of wool and the
domestic situation took on new life
.(,k onufoeturera buying: more
freely. .Stocks of foreign comfcing
and clothing wool In bond at Boston
on October 31. were only 9,500,000
pounds compared to 36,307,000 a
year earlier and 45,470,000 pounds
in 1925, Total imports of combing
and clothing wool January-September
were 101,179,000 pounds com
pared to 164,507,000 pounds for the
same period last year. The consump
u oil kind of wool January-
September was 414,393,000 pounds
(grease equivalent; compareu w
305,313,000 for the' same period last
Someone with no sense of tho
property rights: of others cut tho
hose connecting with the water pipe,
at the Tillotson garage Thursday
night. A knife was UBed as the cut
showed clear when Jess Temple tried
to fill a radiator Friday morning.
Goinar back to the issue of Decem
ber 12, 1912, we clip from the Mau
pin Monitor of that time an account
of a basket social and dance given
in aid of the Maupfn Commercial
club. The story saya:
In view of the fact that It was
neglected last week we feel that we
should make special mention ot
the basket social and dance recent
ly given by the Maupin Com.
merc al club. This was a success
both socially and financially. Ad-
different officer of
the club and selections by the glee
elub composed of Mr. and Mrs
Egan, Dr. and Mrs. Forrest, Mr.
and Mrs. D. A. Moad, Mr. and Mrs.
Mayhew and W. H. Talcott, were
the order of the program, followed
by the auctioning of the basicets,
after which the chairs were cleared
away and a, dance enjoyed by alk
The basket sales netted S82.4B,
which will be used by the Commerc
ial club for boosting Maupm and
children were born, two of whom
survive, one son, Omar Nathaniel, dy
ing when four years old. About o
years ago Mrs. Pratt united with, the
Christian Advent church, being a
charter member of the recently or
ganized church of that faith at her
home place. Jr
Surviving her are the husband, one
son, Jamea Carlton Pratt, and one
daughter, Mrs. Bernard W. weicn,
all of Maupin. and one Bister, Mrs.
Anna Gillmore of Creswell, Oregon,
.h halnir tho last of a family Of
Mrs. Pratt was a Christian in an
the term implies. Her first thot was
always for her family, then her
nnlirhhom. but all humanity was giv
en of her best whenever opportunity
presented. She was a lady or line
attainments, a firm believer in ine
Golden Rule and she made pracW
of followinglts precepts at all times.
That she has won the reward prom
hod those who do His bidding Is re
cognized by all who knew her, and
tha heartfelt sympathy or all goes
nut to the bereaved family.
The funeral was held at Wamic on
Wflrinesdav. the sermon being deliv
ered by Rev. Alfred Frischknecht of
the Wamic church, and Interment
was made in the Lone Pine cemetery
at Wamic. The obsequies were at
tended by a large number of those
who had known ddcedent In Jife and
who had paid their last respects to
the departed by attending the last
sad rites over her.
County and local Christmas seal
chairmen have received more than
.000.000 seals. The committee to
handle Wasco county's allotment is
Wasco County Public Health associa
tion, Miss Dorothy Fredden, county
chairman, Mrs.. A. Bonn, The Dalles,
QUESTIONAIRE SENT ,
REGARDING FORM 1 KUU I &
Ranger Graham Raquait Stockmen'
Sentiment Regarding Change in
Routing Stock Protest Sent In
BAiftnvEN GRADE IS SCENE
OF LUCKY ACCIDENi
Team Became Frightened and Caus
ed Hack to Go Down Canyon
An accident occurred on the Bake
oven grade 12 years ago, in which
two men rolled down the canyon, but
neither sustained more than trivial
Injuries. The Maupin Monitor oi
December 12, tells about tne acci
dent In the following story:
D. F. Townsend and Morria , em
ployed on the Ed. Maya ranch met
.... a. V. a anen.
with what threatened w i
oua accident while ; ascending the
j th. Hunts Ferry side or
the river a few days ago. Their
team, driven to a light hack, became
.;,tanH and lurching lorwara
Forest Ranger Joe A. Graham re
cently sent , ottt questionaires rela
tive to changing the rout into the
I . f I U .U.VMan : Hat
unounwins iea , Tr .7 7 a h.
proposes to cut a new road zu reel disconnected me
in width via the Patterson tane, yolte, leaving me i.
thence to the Chas Walker place and
from there west to the Boiler camp
in Mpfluhhina Gulch. From there
the new road would parallel the new
cut-off to Camas and cross the Oalt
Grove bridge to the counting cor
rals. The Wapinitia Cattlemen's as
sociation aent In a protest to the
Mt Hood national forester, T. H.
Rhprrard. but since sending the pro
test in have considered all phases of
the new proposition. It is now be
lieved that most all the first object
ors have agreed with Graham that
hk scheme Is O. K. The Wapinitia
Irrigation company has accepted the
Air. ermclHprintr it SS being 2
road which would cause least dam
age to ditches and canals.
it were, and rudderless it went over
the grade, turning - a eomp
summersault with Townsend and
irrri. imierneath.The team sheered
back to the road m the ng went
- Wainm th doubletrees ana
UC1 ivg : -
themselves. Morris and
Townsend in the meantime extricat-
cating themselves, checked up ana
r,n hnnes broicen aiuwufc-u
iVUMVI w w
rr .ntalnpd a wrencnea
SPECIAL RATES ON AUTO
OVERHAULING AT THIS TIME
Four-wheel brakes, standard selec
tive gear transmission, extraordinary
acceleration, a speed of 60 miles a
hour and more, a practically vibra
tionless engine, and unusual beauty
in line and color are among the ottV
standing features of the new Ford
cars, the first of which will be Ihera
at Portland tomorrow. The genera
tor, oiling system, steering gear and .
rer axle are of new Ford design, it la
announced, and the 40-horsfepower ;
engine has been so designed that It
runs 20 to 80 miles on a gallon of
This car, which is to succeed tbja ,
famous model T line, will be sboira
in many of th larger cities of the
country. In Portland the new er.r
will be on display at the Ford assent-
bly plant, E, 11th and Division at..
where the public wiU be given tW V
complete story of the new Ford cue
For months factory models of the
new car have been undergoing severe
performance tests in and around De
troit One of these factory model
recently made a road run of 129
miles in 124 minutes. This run, it
is said, was made on an ordinary i
saved hisrhwar near Detroit . -
Local dealers say their first view ' .
oC the new Ford car substantiate !
Henry Ford's statement that "thare
is nothing quite like it in quality and
price." : '
"Ford's statement had prepared us
for a surprise," said one of them,
"but the new Ford car is better even
than we had hoped for. It is eertain
to make history in the automotive
Industry, just its predecessor, the
famnns model T. has made history
for 20 years. We are $roud of the
new car and ' feel eertain that it
anoearance and performance will at
tract unprecedented attention among
IN MEETING AT KENT
Member From DUtrict Join in Die
elusion and Enjoy a
Joint Aid Basaar.
Once more we call attention to the
. , r a: J. f Wanini.
fact that tne wwik a -r - - - .
and Maupin will hold a joint ba-1 gsvven y Service 0 ic
The regular set meeting of the t
Mid-Columbia Council, American
Legion, was held Wednesday evening
at Kent 10 members from v Maupin
attending. During the session an In
structive and .pleasing talk on the
henefits of the Veterans' Bureau waa
More Porker Shipped.
Henneghan & Gutzler shipped a
carload of spring shoats tq Portland,
the consignment numbering 87 head.
Mr. Henneghan went down with the
shipment and attended to its dis
Bposal at the Wkyards. The pork
ers were shipped over the Oregon
Trunk and went out Saturday night.
Shipped Cattle to Portland.
Charley Walker shipped a carload
of fat cattle to the Portland stock
yards Saturday night, going over the
Oregon Trunk. He accompanied the
shipment to Portland.
Visited at Longview.
Charley Crofoot and family visited
at the home of' Mrs. Crofoot'a sister
at T.nnirview. Washington, last week.
Tt was their first visit to the miracle
city on the Columbia and while there
they visited nearly every place oi
interest. The mammoth Long-Bell
sawmill was viewed, the paper mill
looked over and the town In general
taken in. Mr. Crofoot says; that
Longview Is a town of phenomenal
growth, and that when the new Wey
erhaueser Bawmill is up and in oper
tion will' take on an additional
growth, and that with that additional
Maupin Garage Make Special Ratea
On Work Brought to That
Shop -See Them
This being the dull season of the
year the Maupin garage will make
anorinl rates on auto overhauling.
"i . ,
Mr. Radttke, machinist in charge, is
an export workman and all work en
trusted to him will be done right
and in a minimum of time. In order
to take advantage of the special
rates auto owners wust bring their
work in soon, a3 a little later tlie
rocrnlftr Reason's rush will begin, and
tv. vafai will h advanced. The
cnraire invites all to call and obtaia
figures on overhauling jotos.
CRUISED PINE GROVE TIMBER
Portland Man Estimate. Stand West
of Pine Grove for Ault
Charles Mason, a timber cruiser
from Portland, has been in the tim
ber west of Pine Grove estimating
a body of timber for Lumberman
Ault The latter had planned to
continue cutting veneer block, but
norinv tn a misunderstanding with
the Vancouver veneer mill people.
which menat a cut of 50 per cent m
price, Ault has ceased such work.
He has begun suit against tne veneer
company to. collect for blocks that
l.. oiroartv been shipped. The
tin v v v--i - -
taar at the John Lewis haU at Wap
initia tomorrow (Friday) evening.
Many oramental and useful articles
will be offered for sale and there
will be a plentiful supply of things
to suit the Inner man at the sale.
Wiring Service Station.
w'nnHmdt Bros, were busy a day
or so the first of the week wiring the
new service station of uernara
Welche's. They have arranged ior
seven decorated drops for the out
side, as well as providing for office
and dwelling lights.
the Hood River post He told of
many veterans, who were ill and
without means, being taken care ef,
their only means of identification
! being the Legion membership cards
carried. Several other matters of
moment to the members were gone.
into, the meeting adjourning so those
present might partake of a fine ban-
Those attending from juaupra
were, C. K. woogcock, veurKc
ris, Laverne Fischer, Lewis Wood-
side, Hurstel Hollis, Con BUCKioy.
Chester and Earl Crabtree, Howard
Nye and Don Miller.
blocks on hand most likely will be
cut into cord wood.
Salem Carpenter Working Hera. .
Miko VanLaanen with his wife and
little daughter came up from Salem
to spend Thanksgiving wiui w
family of Mrs. VanLaanen's sister,
Mrs. L. C. Henneghan. While hero
Mike was pressed irito the service as
carpenter and applied the finishing
touches to Joe Kramer's new bunga
low this week. : :
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Tum-A-Lum Auditor Here.
. S. 'A. Skirving, district auditor for
the Tum-A-Lum Lumber company,
with his son, was in Maupin on Fri
day. They were here for the pur
pose of making an inventory of the
yard, and left for points up the riv
er that day.
Home From O. A. C.
Bob Lewis and Freddie Shearer
from O. A. C. last week
and spent the time until Sunday with
their parents.' The boys, loonea
nifty in their uniforms, in fact all
that waB needed to make Freddie a
replica of the late lamented Na
poleon was a three-cornered hat and
a side sword. ,
Back From Father's Bedsida.
Oscar Renick returned from Tou
chet near Walla Walla, to which
niaxa ho had heen Riimmoncd by the
illness of his father. WhoM he left
the old gentlemen was we ll on tne
way to recovery. Oscar lef t here on
Monday at 3:00 p, m. and rvmved at
Touchet, 15 miles beyond tie prison
city, at 10:00 o'clock that evening.
T.mnU Turkey Winner.
.Ta Temnle figured as high gun
at the turkey shoot at tho gun club
last Wednesday afternoon.
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Ho iimn a brace of big oiras, whuo
Jimmy Abbott got one and Bates
Shattuck the same number.
Material Contraci Awarded.
J. W. and J. R. Hill&trom -were the
eiiiwiwRful bidders on the proposition
n nnnnlv maintenance material on
the Dufur-Cow Canyon section oi
riniit-.-rnlif. hitrhwav. at as meeting
of the State Road commission held
ThorHav. Their bid was $ 41,950
Tho matM-inl will 'he used chi efly1 in
covering the roadi ay after oiling,
which will be undertaken earls' next
NEGOCIATING FOR MILLER 0
Walter Sharp Dickering for Ranch
Near Victor School House
Wolfoi Kharo has been negotiat
i n,nh vtow nf acauiring the Don
lug " .
Miiu, Rft near the Victor school
v. n also has snoken for some
mil nti titWA from BM Doughton ana
if the deal for the 80 goes through
will take the cows and milk them this
winter, after he moves to Victor.
Stored Construction Material.
AUG U v "
which has been at work on the cut-oil
w. Wnninitia. has stored mucn
of the material and tools used in the
roal work, the stuff being taxen
care of at Pine Grove. As soon as
the weather will permit in the spring
.v fh mad above Bear "Bpnngs
WVin v vw i- ? -
will he resumed and kept up until
the road is completed. ,
FINISHED BALING ALFALFA
Not Sold Will Be Stored and
Held For Sheepmen
Montanan VUitor Here.
of u. s.
Endersby of Wapinitia and brother
of Mrs. Jululs Shepfhn, came in from
White Tail, Montana, Tuesday night,
and will remain here until aner
Endereby has oeen
Good Health la Wneo Co,
According to the report sent oui
by the Oregon State Board of
Health, released today, Wasco coun
ty reported but four cases of con.
.o-tm,. dieseaaes for the week end-
iHg yesterday, the 29th. Those cases
were two of influenza ana me som?
,hT of nneumonia. There were
mn ...v. ..tu renortea ior
1 u l auuii H1JVU - 1
.v-t. Tn tho state were 27
wnum sunt. j
cases, of infantile paraylsis reported,
Coos county leading with nine sucn
fmm this section for the past
.v!.,t. ...ill i, ,,nj.i4oVii onm ' nexi n
wiui;.! . m - h V hon 16 vears and h s visit at wis umo
year. Several quarry sites have been 16 yean nQ .. .
-ri i Mnma aisa aa mil in iau ,ar
.,! tj k.. .tno ontrin. eer a tciiic --
force, two or thrt e of them d
CB1IIC arf - r ' ,
was not looked for by any. member
of his Jamily
Hrrv T. Lewis has completed bal
ing his 1927 alfalfa crop, raised oil
the Sam Brown ranch. wm sur
plus he has after delivering a quaatt
ty already aold, will be stored In the .
Brown barns and held until spring,
when it will be sold to sheeptnea.
Harry was assisted a few day ip
baling by hia son Robert, who wal
at home from O. A. C for the hoH
Mr. LIndley in Ho.pital.
Mrs. A- T. Lindley is taking treat
ments at The Dalles hospital, and re
port has it that she ie improving to
hoHh. Mrs. Lindley has been ailing
for some time and that she is on tt
ha wolenma new9
VUUQ vuuii.j o saii " ' . w " 1
cases, Portland running, second with friends.
five cases. Lane county repon-eu
four such cases, Yamhill two, a!. , wlUt
i r...l...4. WnnA Kivor. Llin-
coin, Marion, Multnomah and Union
counties one case ench.
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Christmas is coming Do your
(shopping early and oftenat home.
Cunnineham is another
Maupinite who has succumbed to ul-
ncss. George is confined to nw una
with what seems, to be an acute at
tack of influenza. , , . t