Always working for the best interests of Maupln and all of Southern Wasco County. . Publishes only that news fit to print Caters to no particular class, but works for all. VOLUME XIV ' MAUPIN, OREGON, THURSDAY, JULY 12, 1028 Number 39 MAUPIN Mrs. John HcCorkle Is Noy Numbered With Great Majority Wall Kaowa Woman of Juniper Flal P.i Ta Beyond al Dalle Lait Wk Friday Mrs. John McCorkle, wife of John McCorkle of Juniper Flat, panned from this lift at The Dallei horpltal rh Friday, July 6, aged 62 year three month and 28 dayi, death be ing caused by aceptie poisoning. Louisa Jane Brattle (McCorkle) m born near Grand Island, Nebras ka, March 8, 1878. Ten year later the fame to Oregon with her par ente and ten yean after arrival in tUa t ate waa united in marriage with John McCorkle, the date of that event being August 19, 1816.- To their union three children were born, they' are Owen McCorkle, now living In The Dallei; Mrs. Raymond Crabtree and Misa Ruth McOrkle, who ra ides on the Flat. - Betides those children deredent leaves her husband and fathe Robert Beattie, Ilaitland, Washington, and one brother, Scott Beattie, who resides at Hartland, and two grand children. Mrs. McCorkle well might have been called "one of the salt of the earth." Posset sed of high ideals that lady exerted an influence for good wherever she went and up on all with whom she tame in con tract She was by nature poetic and her amile was as radiant.,. ae 4he morning' sun. In all things which tended to the betterment of the roim munity,' she was first tto respond - to the case of the . needy and her help and kindly words were always a specific for those in trouble and want.;-'' Tha funeral wa held from the Maupln church on Sunday being at tended by many who had known her in Ufa aad who showed their love a4 respect at tha' fervlres over her remains. The sermon we delivered by Rev. Everett Ifaten who took "The Open Door" as his text A choir composed of Mesdames H. F. Bothwell, 0. P. Weberg, R. E. Wil ton, C W, Semme, and L. D. Kel ly, and Messrs. Dr. Short, . W. II. Staatt,' F. E. Sexton, of The Dalle?, and L. 8. 8tovall, rendered several appropriate anthems during the ser vices;' At a epeclnl number Mr. Sexton tang that beautiful hymn; "Jesua Lover of My Soul" The funeral cortege was one of the largest ever wending a way to the Kelly cemetery, there being 5J cart In the caravan, cxclirlve of the hearse. At the grave Rev. Ifa7.cn read the beautiful burial service ot the U. B. church, after which all that waa left of the mortal remains of a devoted and loving wife and mother were hidden from human gaze by the earth from which they sprung. The hearts of the whole com munity goes out in sympathy to those members of ttic family who re, burdened by grief at the depart ure, from their midst of one whore cheering presence .was as a stimulenl to greater endeavor and a light on life's pathway. ; Weal After Export J. H. Woodcock will go to Tort land this evening and expects to bring R. A. Barton, an electrical expert, back with him. The Maupln Power company is making arrange ments to connect tho Osk Spring! plant with its Maupin line, and' as Mr. Barton directed the erection 'of the former plant, hi, aid is sought to connect up the two plants. It , h expected to have "juice" percolat ing from Oak Springs to Maupln very shortly. When such connection is made Bill Stunts' fish pond will be brought up to its usual level, the heavy drain of wate,r by the local plant lowered tho water In tho rond about two feet Buys New Truck Woodcock Brothers found , their old, truck too slow for their business, and this week made purchase of a ton and one-quarter capacity Graham-Dodge truck. They can now get over the grounfl at a more rapid rate. CONSULT DR. CLARKE See Dr. ' Clarke. EYE SIGHT SPECIALIST,' about your eyes. In Maupin on Monday, July 16, at jpme hotel. MAS LAGER HIGHWAY SECTION Mote Addingtoa Will Hereafter Take Care of While River Grade More Addington received orders from Fugineer Lytle on Tuesday to hereafter -take care of the stretch of mad, in connection with hi, old sec tion, nn the Flat and extending to White river. That part of the high way has been under supervision of Ivan Hf-heer, and gives Mose an ad ditional eight miles to keep in shape for travel. ' BREAKS WENT AGAINST THEM After Having Gam Tacked Away Wapinitia Lo to Bead The Bend Plumbers toek a game from the Wapinitia team' last Sun day at the up river town, the score bring 17-10. Wapinitia, with which team a few Maupin playen took part, led until the seventh inning, the score standing 7-0. In that in ning an error at second threw the whole team off their feet and Bend proceeded to do things not in the rule hook made 17 runs before the game was called at the end of the ninth inning. v Another case where f.he breaks favored a weaker iesm. CONSUMPTION CURE BILKS THOUSANDS YEARLY New "Cu re" Born Weekly and Gullible Gratp ' Same ai Last Straw Unci Sam Epoe( ' Dr. Frederick D. Strieker, eolla hnrating epidemiologist In the U. R. health rervice, In the following tells ot so-called "consumption cures" fend warn agamst their use: ' "Alb-god cures fr consumption ore born weekly; Many come from well-moaning, but ignorant, persons, who, , fortunately, never commer cialize their remedies and, there fore, do but little harm. The. menace to the consumptive are the quacks who u-e alt the arts jf modern ad vertising to convince him that the long hoped-for specific has been dis covered. "There are styles in quackery. We no longer find on the shelve, of reputable drug stores 'patent medi cines' specifically recommended for the cure of consumption. The Na tional Food and Drugr. Act which prohibits lying claims on or in the trsde package has been largely re sponsible for the disappearance of the old patent medicine consump tion cure. Then. too. the ethical ad vertising standards of the hotter newspapers of the country bar ad vertisement of cure-, for consump tion. . "The 'consumption cures' of today wo exploited either through quasi icirntif ic institutions or by mail-or-icr quacks. Of the msil-order 'cures' there have been1 hundreds. Some of those that flourished a few years ago went out of exHence fter their worthlessness was made 'leer. Certain mail-order 'cures' of nore recent vintage have been in vestigated by the federal authori ses, declared frauds, and debarred 'rom the United States malls. "The remedy for the menace of he fake consumption cure ii cdu-lation-and more education. People ire gullible not because they luck brains, but because they lack know 'edge. Iteration and reiteration of he fundamental facta regarding the nreventlon and cure of tuberculosis ;s the only way of overcoming the irescnt toll of human life taken bjf tho consumption-cure quack." FUhed mi Brcltenbuih Bob Wilson and son, "Bo" and Cecil Woodcock fished at Breiten bush lake on Sunday. The caught nice messes of eastern brook trout Bob saying he caught more in a ihorter Rpace of time than he ever did before. lie also said the hike In to the lake from the end of tho road was fierce it being four miles strnight up and one and . one-half miles straight down. The party each shows contact with those small denizens of tho swamps mos quito: their hands, faces and arms being considerably swollen from bites. Leaving Maupin Mrs. Aruthur Creighton will leave for The Dalles Sunday .morning and after a visit there will proceed to Portland, where she will remain for some time. Her daughter, Miss "Sammy" Creighton, will go with Hev. " ' ' COPPLE GATHERS SNAKES FOR CHINF.51 DOCTOR Local Ma Catches 25 Rattier Near Shrr Ships Liv WeigSt to Portland E, C. Copple, who come back to his job at the Maupin garage ser vice station when the whim suits him has been harvesting a crop of rattle snakes in the neighborhood of Sherars Bridge. Last week he went to the Bridge and succeeded in each Ing 26 rattlers, which he tent to Chinese doctors at Portland. Tha Chinks are most particular that none of the snakes bite themscUo, want) ing them in a healthy condition. Copple advises us that his clients In clude snske flesh in concocting tome of their medicines, believing such In gredients carry healing powers. "Butch" made another trip after snakes the letter part of la. t week. PAIR OF 4TH OF JULY TWINS Sons of Carl Pratt and Wife Full Blooded Americans Mr. and Mrs. Carl Pratt of Mau pin are parents of a .husky pair of "wins boys,' born four years ago on the Fourth of July Independence Daj'. That day was nothing on on them; they are full of It, says their dad. Patriotism seems to be In their blood, so to speak, because their daddy spent 18 months chasing Germany out of the land of the pop pie "over there," because his uncle Sammy wanted htm to do that little thing. Before the war Carl Pratt ran a post office lor his Uncle Sam uel at W.smic. Since his return to the good old U. S. A,. He has held one federsl job after another. 1 Now he carries the mail by motpr in good weBther and by teams, sleds -. and what not during the blizzards of the winter". He is a Jjegionairre, too, al soj an Odd Fellow. So all told the Fourth of July twins are to be con graulated on their choice of a father at well a on the date of .their birth. Are they popular? If you dont think so Just ask their mother, gran dad or aunt Crystal. Attended DrnggUt Convention Dr. Lawrence S. Stovall and wife left for Salem last Sunday, driving down In their auto. The doctor at tended the annual convention of Oregon druggists at Salem during the fir: t three days of the week, he being one of nearly a hundred dis pensers of, drugs in this state, in at tendance. Vi.ited With Friend , Two young men from Portland, Lawrence Fabian and II. J. Winwlc man, came up from the big town Tuesday and vi ited that day and evening with Miss "Sammy Creigh ton, reurning to Portland the next morning. Hat-vetting Begin Charley Walker started his head er to work Tuesday and will thrush from the field. He ban on excellent stand of wher.t, some of which Is ex pected to go at least 80 bushels to the acre. Louis Woodside also be gan operations in hit grain fields on Tuesday. Ho is using a combine in getting hi8 wheat Cecil Chastain started his combine yesterday It is said that some'of his wheat will exceed that .ever rai ed before on the Chastain ranch. Helped In Poitoffic Miss Olive Turner assisted her father In his postoffice duties rev eral day this week. Olive is home for the summer vacation from the Behnke-Walker business , college, Portland, and is studying btisinesi administration and accounting. She expects to graduate next November. I Got Trout Anyhcw ' A party of Portland fisherman came oyer to the Deschutes Sunday to fish in the river. : Their luck I was poor, and not wanting to return l empty handed went to the Staats pond and caught a few brook trout there. Bill says his trout recognize flys and take them as avidly as they do other food. Mm. Brckwith No Better Mrs. Win. Bcckwith docs not seem to respond to treatment received at Tho Dalles, and for the past, week has been at the home of Milt Morris 'at the , county seat He husband went to The Dalles this morning and will take his wife bBck to the hos pital for further treatment. DEE WOODSIDE'S NEW GALLOPER IN MONEY Wins Claiming Featara Race at Lagoon Park, Salt Lake Paid 25 to 1 I.ast season Dee WoodsUfo oi Wapinitia, well known foreman, bought a running horse wnile on tht Canadian circuit This vason De l making the Rocky Mount jf terri tory and at Lagoon Park, Salt Lake City's racing place, took tlr.x money In the Claiming feature race on Mon day, July 2. - The Salt Lake Tribune tells of the race in the story print ed below: Surprising the large crowd ot racing fans who saw him outrun their favorities. Brighter Dayi 4-year-old bay gelding belonging to L. D. Woodside, paid his backers thel long odds of 25 (o 1 to win the mile and seventy-yard Lagoon Park claiming, feature of the Monday program at the Lagoon track. Brigh ter Day-, who was tired by Lay Low out of Violet May, sprinted into the lead from the post, relinquished it when rounding the stretch turn in order to save ground, .and then rame on to wear djn Be Frank mi hold the latter Safe in the final drive, winning by two lengths. Be Frank had no excuse, and beat out Irish Pat for the place position by. a half length. Irish Pat finished Mronglv, while Collmore quit near 4he finish. Brighter Days paid $52 $U and $4.40 on $2 mutuel tickets; It. Thomson was up on the w inner. , Building Farm Structure Crabtree Si Creighton are at work an the Ray Kavlor ranch, putting up a 2,000-busheI capacity granary and large wagon shed. When those buildings are completed they will re turn to Maupin and put the fin ir.hing touchea to the Frank Stuart re: idenee, after which they will go back to the Kaylor ranch and put up a modern farm residence and other buildings. '""V Gathering Wheat Crop . ' John Powell is another Juniper Flat rancher who is busy In his wheat fields. He began harvesting Tuesday and will soon be hauling a bumper crop to the Maupln ware houses. ; . Wan After Truck ; Bates Shattuck was a passenger on Tuesday morning's ,tage, bound for Portland, to which place he went after an International truck. Bates recently disposed of' two of that make of truck and went after an other which he will, use as a dem strator. Recovered Woo While shearnig recently Abbott & Son had a sack of wool stolen from their pile. They did not notice the loa; until a couple of men were ap prehended, in The Dalles while they were trying to dispose of the stolen sack and the Abbott brand found on the covering. Knowing the men did not possess sheep and knowing each bore a shady reputation the officers at the conty :eat investigated, with the result that ownship was found to be in the Abbotts. "i June Ball Next Sunday r The baseball team which, defeated the combined Wapinitia Maupin '.earn at Bend last Sunday will be in Maupin next week's first day and vill be played on the school grounds nd an admission of 25 cent; will be charged. As this will probably be the last game of the sonson all lovers of the national pastime should urn onf. and heln the boma. hnvs 1 win. Took Combine Home , A. A. Brittain came to town yes terday with seven horses, . hatched them to a big Ca e combine and took the machine to his ranch. A I is ihout ready to begin combining his wheat, having a fine stand, .which. i headed out in good Bhape and wjiich promises a big crop. . ... : ' ., Casing Oil Well vi The drillers at the Clarno oil well recently entered another strata of red beds and in going through' a shale formation brought up trace'of oil. The drill encountered some loorc earth and in order to Bave,jthe hole from filling up the company Is now casing the well with an eight- inch pipe. It is expected that either oil or gaa will be struck within a short time.' " OILING SHERMAN HIGHWAY Crew Will Work Toward Manpia Aft.r Shtrmift la Completed One state . highway road-oiling crew which has been working on a portion of the Sherman highway be tween Grass Valley and Moro moved today to Shanlko, and will start at the Waeo-Jefferson county line and work toward Maupin on The Dalles California highway. Another crew is working on a short strip, between Wasco and Moro, on a light process job which does not interfere with traffic. The Mau pin-Cow canyon project will include several days ol heavy oiling. OREGON EX-GOVERNOR DIES Geo. E. Chamberlain Pauot Away at Waibington, D. C. Monday George E. Chamberlain, ex-governor of Oregon and later U. S. sena tor from this state, passed away at his home in Washington, D. C. on Monday. His funeral took place yes terday, interment being made in the Arlington National cemetery at the nation's capital. Mr. Chamberlain waa one of the outstanding men of the west As governor of Oregon be made an en viable record and when he was elect ed to the senate of Oregon his worth was shown by securing passage of many measures which accrued to the benefit of this state and the coun try at large CAUGHT THE WEIGHT LIMIT Maupin Fiaherntan Visit Paulina With Good Soccett Last Saturday .Bates Shattuck, L. C. Henncghan and Joe Kramer made a trip to Paulina lake after fish. They took a boat with them ' and when they arrived at the lake pro ceeded to get busy. Using Jack Lloyd spinners they began hauling in big fellows and when they count ed up Sunday afternoon found they had 18 fish, fome of which measur ed 22 inches in length. ; The fish caught were silversides. OREGON COWS IN TOP PLACE Herds Average 300 Pound or Better In Butterfat Oregon eow8 have again won na tional distinction for the state, an nouncement from Washington D. C. being that the herds in row testing associations in this state contain the large; t percentage of 300 pounds or better butterfat herd averages of all those in the improvement associa tions covering 31 states. Oregon, tops the list with 66.2 per cent of her 173 herds in the associa tion above the 300 pound mark, ac cording to the official report just re ceived by N. C. Jamison, extension specialist. in dairying at the state college, Mr. "Jamison ks head of th improvement work in the state, work ing with the, various county agents and tester Idaho is second in the list follow, ed by Michigan, Ohio, West Virgin ia, Indiana and Nebraska. Michigan exceeds other states in the numher of herds on test, Oregon being ip fourteenth place in this clarifica tion. '' Going to Portland Mrs. W. II. Staats expects td leave for Portland the first of the coming week for an extended visP with relatives and friends. Durlnf her absence her husband will keep bachelor's hall, take care of the chicken3 and watch that poachers d: not molest the fish. ' New Clerk at Rh' - W. A. DcJanvicr, a young max from Portland, has accepted a pos tion as clerk at the Resh store an" entered upon his duties yesterday, morning. Mrs. Rerh finds the. work In the store too confining and foi th.e coming two or three months will take a rest from that work. Tygh Barber Here George Lofton, the Tygh Valley barber, presided at the barber chaii at the local barber shop during th' absence of the regular barber a' Portland several days , this week. George is -a past master at shaving and cutting hair and many of our people took advantage of his pres ence to have their faces smoothed ad hair trimmed in good shape. City Dadi Considering Greater Reiervoir -Capacity Espoct to Iacrea Capacity ta 275,000 Callona May Pat U . Another Ram Maupin't city council tense a greater reservoir in order to take care of the dcmnr.d lor water In thi i itv. Thi mini' atoraire tank hu a capafity f tot 18,000 gu'.lor.a,. which h inad (,uate to take ruc i.f tht tfon t, .. ccially duii:i 'at irrigating season. The ;ity rectuiiy aold two V . ts of land to the reboot distroct, tu.d it is proposed to use the mouty Jc riv ed from that sale in the con 'bction of a larger reservoir, figuring on making one 100x100 feet in sne with a depth of six feet. Such a res ervoir would have a capacity of ap proximately 275,000 gallons, suffi cient for all purposes at all times. That resedvoir would insure great er fire protection while all the water needed for irrigation could be stor-, fd in the larger hole. With an additional ram nearly all the overflow from the springs could be pumped into the reservoir, thus keeping it full to capacity all tho time. It is not thought that work on he new tank will be begun this tea son, but that early next spring a force of men would be employed and the reservoir completed in time for spring use of water on the gardens and lawns of Maupin. It, is thought a reservoir of the sile mentioned above can be built at a cost of ap proximately $3,000. ; HE'S WHO! F WORKS IN NEBRASKA TOWN Goneral Poo Bah Tersely Answer -' Threat of Creditor An exchange prints a little story, clipped from an unknown source, which is very good and perhaps also very old. Anyway, it is worth re peating. ' It concerns an Omaha jobbing house and a customer merchant in an Iowa cross-roads town. A ship ment of goods received by the cus tomer was rejected as unsatisfac tory: : The jobber prepared to institue suit for collectionand wrote to the railroad agent at the village for in- ; formation about the arrival of the merchandise; to the president . of the bank for information concern ing financial standing of their cus tomer; to the mayor of the city ask ing him to recommend a good law yer to handle their case, and to the merchant himself, threatening 'suit, if he did not make payment at once. Thig reply was received: " I received your' letter telling me I had better pay up. , ''I am the railroad agent here and received the letter you wrote the agent- "I am president and sole own er of the local bank and can assure you as to my financial standing. "As mayor of the city, I hesi tate to refer you to a lawyer, since t am the only member of the bar In his vicinity. "If I were not the pastor of the mly church here, I would tell you o go to belli" ' isiting Sicter Miss Alda Pugh, who has been at- ame over from The Dalles and on yesterday morning came to Maupin where she will visit with her sister, Mrs. James Chalmers, and friends for a time. CARD OF THANKS .We wish to thank all thoce wh.i extended us their sympathy during the illness and death of our wife and mother. We especially wish to thank those who fo kindly assisted during the funeral. Your kindness anil ifcAVfta ft Bvmnfifltv utll lin. h V MIH.II J 'III MV remembered. ' i : John McCorkle, Mrs. Raymond Crabtree, 1 Owen McCorkle, ; v Ruth McCorkle. Mrs. .Everett Hazen and Mi t Vet man Crofoot enjoyed today by a vis It with friends at Madras, going to that city this morning;.