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About The Maupin times. (Maupin, Or.) 1914-1930 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 4, 1928)
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Interests of Maupln and all of
Southern Wasco County.
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MAUPIN, OREGON, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1928
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Promptness of Operator MuLt la
Shutting Off Power Saved
" Valuable Machinery
What might havo been a great
lo. of mochlncry accurred at the
Oak Sprinipi power plant last Fri
day. During a small rain and elec
trical alorm that day the heavenly
Juice attacked the generator nt the
plant, buring out several iniull coiU
In the armature. Operator A. E.
Mark, with rare presence of mind
hut the water from the plpo line
and atopped the machinery, thus
preventing more buring of coils and
ruination of the generator.
The plant at this plaeo has been
called upon to carry an extra load,
ea the bridge workers have Installed
a heavy motor, which taxes the lo
cal plant to capacity. When that
motor lr. operating tho current I
somewhat erratic, lights flickering
and other motors running on a hit
and miu schedule.
The company has not Initalled
lightning arresters, ai the danger
from that source was thought to
have been over for this season. It
is the Intention to install arresten
and other safeguards soon, and
with these In tho electrical plants
will be made Immune from diss,-,
trous visitations of current from tho
clouds, Repair on the injured
armatures will be completed by tho
first of the commg week, and thou
our power plants will he functioning
as they rhould, with plenty of Juice
for all purposes.
WHIPPING TEAM IN SHAPE
Waplaltla Feotballiets Rounding
Out for Coming Scrimmages ,
Prof. L . V. Broughton is wprk
hard to put his rchool football team
In condition for the season. His ag
gregation is said to be the second
heaviest in the county, and if weight
counts for anything Waplnltla may
be expected, to carry away thi
honors in a majority of the games
played by the rchool team. Thfi
new football togs and paraphernalia
has arrived, it having been procured
through the good offices of E. A.
Ladies Aid Supper
The Ladles Aid of the U. B.
church govo a chicken t upper at the
Rainbow restaurant on Saturday
evening, at which a goodly number
of Mauplnites participated. Tho
supper was given to add funds to
the purchase price of a lot designed
to hold a church edifice some time
in the future,. .
Took Hogs to Market
Everett Richmond took a truck
load of hogs to the Portland market
Sunday morning, returning Monday.
Th hogs were shipped by Leonard
Weborg. ., ,
Barkam Family Leaves
A, J. Barkham and family left for
Hood River on Saturday last and
will make that city their home. Mr.
Barkham may secure a lease on the
flour mill at that place, in which
case he will reopen and begin mak
ing the superior brand of flour, for
which he is noted. He also will con
tinue with the. manufacture of his
famous hotcake cereal.
Insurance Man Here ,
Ellas Kilon,' representing the
State Industrial Insurance commis
sion, in churge of the 19 counties of
Eastern Oregon, was in Maupin rc
centy. While here Mr. Kilen wrote
up the force of The Times, rb well
as making arrangements for other
enterprises to carry the State ac
cident insurance. He lives at Hood
Mike Kimaey is another who has
the muskrat bee In his bonnet. On
, Sunday he received two pair of Tats
N from a grower at Littleton, Colorado
i and has planted them in bin pond on
bis ranch above Morrow's on White
river. Mike also has a colony of
beaver In the pond, one of which re
' cently gave birth to several young.
If You Haven't Registered
Do It Before Saturday !
FOOTBALL SATURDAY NEXT
Local High School Take oa Fast
The football season will be for
mally opuned in Maupln on Satur
day of this week, when Maupln
meets the fast Madras bunch on tho
local gridiron. Msupin's huskiea
have been applying themsolvc.i ' ns
filduoualy to the intricacies of new
plays and arc prepared to give all
school teams hereabouts a run for
victory. The Madras aggregation is
composed of real football playen
and the members are under instruc
tion of a man who knows the game
from beginning to. end. All Mau
pinites rhould turn out and help our
boys to win by consistent plugging
for them. '
FLOCKMASTERS SHIP. SHEEP
TO CH1CACO MARKET
Connolly end Farghers Fill Cars
With Spring Lambs Some Leave
Here, Others at Bend
Scvcrul thousand head of spring
Iambs were shipped from this 0. W.
station this week. On Tuesday tho
Fsrghers loaded out about 2,000
head, which had been purchased by
a Pendleton buyer for tho eastern
murket. J. P. Abbott shipped eight
carloads at the same time. The
Connollys recently shipped 8,000
head of lahmba. they being loaded at
Bend. The sheep will go through
Idaho, stopping In transit in that
state for feeding. "
On Fleming Ranch
Orvllle Davis, Tcho" has becn-work-Ing
on the Fleming Bakcoven ranch
for somo time, has moved to tho
Frank Fleming ranch lately vacalcd
by tho M. I. Shearer family, and
will farm that place hereafter. He
made the move to his npw home on
a omg rr
BARTHALA IN AUTO WRECK
Maupln Man Injured When Auto
Coet Into Ditch Top Tjrgh Crade
Whiles on his way to Hoed River
from Maupln on Monday Jack Bar
thalu figured in an auto wreck Just
beyond tho top of the Tygh Ridge
irradc. Llias Kilen, with the state
Insurance conmilsion, passed the
overturned car and proceeded about
300 yards when he was arrested by
the tooting of an auto horn. At
there was no other car in sight Mr.
Kilen bucked up to the capsized wit
chine and dittcovercd Jack doubled
up under it. He went to the Hend
ricks ranch house and phoned for
help. Before he left the housa
three can. were at the wreck and the
men thereof raised the car so as to
get it off the recumbent man, then
they tore a hole in the top and took
Jack fro mthe wreck. At that time
he was all but In, his lips turning
blue and he being nearly suffocated,
One of the autoists took Barthela
to Dufur, where he received medi
cal attention, and later was taken
to a Dalles ho: pital. Just how badly
hs was injured we have not learned.
When Mr. Kilene approached Jack
had strength to ask for relief and to
say that he kept tooting the horn,
hoping to attract attention to his
Nick Karolus phoned to Maupln
from The Dalles, stating that Jack
says he wa3 ran into by an east
bound 'auto, the driver hurrying
away after the collision.
Old Timer Visits
Ernert Mayhew, father of Virgil
and Dolph Mayhew, came up from
his home at Woodburn lant Satur
day and from that day until 'Mon
day evening visited with hb sons and
old friends. Mr. Mayhew says that
his section has not been visited by
rain since last June, and that the
country is rather dry.
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STATEMENT WAS ERRONEOUS
Tax Commission Misquoted Regard
ing Resolution Introduced
Some of the Oregon dailies
September 28 published a news
story, under A.'sociated Press, dato
line, to the effect that the Property
Tux Relief commission had ' "voted
unanimously as favoring the princi
ple of an income tax, but did not
endorse any particular form."
. The official record of the meeting
shows that a .motion to approve in
jrindplo an income tax with a
property tax offset was made and
withdrawn, and that the rpecial
cammitte named from the fourth
sub-committee to make a study and
rvport on income taxation to the
ib-committe was continued for the
purpose of malting such study and
report after tho November election.
The above is the substance of the
iction taken regarding tax matters
and applies solely to income tax
L inattersmalters. The correction is
naked for by Mr. John H. Carkin,
chairman of the Property Tax Re
BIG DANCE AT SHADY BROOK
Meadowlarks Will Show Their Staff
and Good Time Promised
Shady Brokkers have arranged
for another of their good times' at a
dance to be held at the Community
hall at that place this week Satur
day. The Meadowlarks, the best
orchestra in this reetion, will dis
play their wares on that occasion
afd Conrad Hauser and others at
the head of the affair promise one of
the best times of the season. Every
one invited, ro make arrangements
to attend. ' '
Invi ible Bobbie hair pins, 5
cents a package at the Maupin Drug
WE'LL 5AV ITS MtW.
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FALSE WORK COING UP FAST
New Bridge Attaining Shape as
Some Forms Being Filled
The new bridge over the De
rchutes at this place is fast assum
ing shape. Several bents of the
falne work have been raised and
several forms of the foundation
have been filled. The crusher force
has delivered the crushed rock while
Mayhew & Davidson are bu.y filling
their contract for about 11,000
yards of sand. The grounds about
the structure resemble a shipyard
with many men at work.
AUCTION SALES GO OVER BIG
Well Attended and Prices Better
Than Exepccted Both Sales
The auction sales pulled off by
M. I. Shearer and Dick Stakely, the
first last Thursday and the latter on
Saturday, went over big. The
Shearer offerings were snapped up
quickly, French Butler getting bet
ter offers than were expected. The
Stakelcy offerings, concisting of
a variety of things, also went at
good prices. The Shearers have
moved to a ranch near The Dalles,
while Stakeley will go to a lately ac
quired ranch near Condon the Ut
ters part of the week.
Teaching at Shaniko
Miss Margaret Elliott, who taught
in the Tygh Valley schools the past
two years la now numbered among
the faculty of the Shaniko schools.
With her as principal is John Sto-
vall, who at 6ne time laugni in" the
Maupin schools. .
More Deer Hunters
Billy Miller took on a case of deer
fever the firct of the week and with
Joe Kramer left for the Blue moun
tains Wednesday morning. Billy
and Joe hanker for a taste of veni
ron, but prefer to kill and dress
their own, hence their trek.
More Deer Hunters ' .
"?Curl?y" Hare, Carl Marks and
the junior member of The Times of
fice went to the Snow Mountain
country last Thur day after deer.
They 'hunted the brakes about Wa
mic the week previous, but not being
able to find deer there made up
their minds to go where they were.
They returned Tuesday evening.
Adrertiting Does Pay
Does advertising pay? We sa,v it
does. For verification of our state
ment ju: t ask Joe Chastain. A week
or so ago he advertised three lost
horses. The day after publication a
man appeared at Joe's home and
told him Iiis horses were at Friend.
Joe sent a man after them, recover
ing his beet span, and all because of
the lost notice appearing in The
Job Crabtree has been laid up
several days this week with boils,
which induced eresypelas. As was
his Biblical namesake, our worthy
contractor has been suffering much
pain, but failed to call for death, as
did the Job of old.
One-Time Editor Calls
Mn Jesslline Morrison, one time
editor and publisher of The Times, )
came up from Battle Ground, Wash-'
ington, last Sunday and made a fra-'
ternal call on this print shop. Mrs. j
Morrison is conducting a job printing j
shop and school of printing at the
Adventist academy at Battle Ground
and is meeting with much success in
that line. She drove up with a
trailer and took her piano home with
M. I. Shearer and family left for
their new ranch near The Dalles la.'t
Saturday. The Shearer family have
been with us a number of years and
during their stay here made many
friends, all of whom will regret their
leaving. Mr. Shearer recently
J bought a fine ranch on the Wren-
tham road and intonds to continue
in the dairy business as well as
rai; ing grain.
LOCAL MUSICIANS IN
Beginners FlfBre la Line-Up R.
Doaae ! Power Plaat Diracts
Rehearsals oa Fridays
At last Maupin is to have a band.
Effort looking to that end have
been put forth before, but the fly
In the ointment of organizing a band
war, of force tufficent t o discourage
th enterprise. R. Doane, employed
at tho White River power plant, a
musician of years' experience in
band work, is the director and he is
sanguine of whipping the various
members into a real band, cne which
will be a credit to members and the
Rehearsals are held each Friday
evening at Tygh Valley, the follow
ing members and , instrumentation
R. Doan, soprano aaxaphone.
Vernie Wing, soprano saxaphone,
Ed. R. Semmes, soprano saxo
Ethmer Light, melody saxaphone.
Paul Light, Alto saxaphone.
Claire NorvaL tenor saxaphone.
Paul Muller, baritone saxaphone.
Tom Woodcock, solo clarinet.
Alfred Brown, first clarinet'
Lloyd Claymire, second clarinet
W. H. Staata, solo alto.
Claude Robert,-alto. " ,
James Wray, tenor -slide trombone
Dr. Short, slide trombone.
David Campbell, slide trombone.
Estel Stovall, snare drum.
Arthur Mullor, "bss drum.
B. N. Slusherbjss hor:,.
K. A. Cyr, 8b cornet
Clifford Brown, second cornet
George Wing, first cornet '
Frank Brown, third cornet
,. Lyle Buzan, -cornet
Several of the players are' old
band men and their help will go a
long ways in instructing the young
players. Each member of the' or
ganization is "full up" with music
and each is industriously practicing
so that soon 'the band will be able
to make a public appearance. The
need of a band has long been rec
ognized hereabouts. - There . are
many occasions when the services of
such are required and now that we
have a band in embryo it will be but
a short time until it will be in a
position to fill the air with real
music, and that not having ', dis
"SPOOKY SPOOKS" NEXT BILL
Wigwam Players Return With New
Play October 10
The Wigwam Players will play a
return date at Maupin on Wednes
day evening, October 13, when the
comedy "Spooky Spooks" will be the
offering. The company earned de
served praise during its recent en
gagement here and with the new
piay will not doubt add to the
laurela gained here before. The
company will be at the Legion hall.
Arrange to attend the Bhow.
Driving Dandy Car
Dr. Stovall, while in Portland re
cently acquired a fine Marmon auto,
The machine L the last work in au
to construction and the doctor is
well proud of it i C
Crasher Moved. j -
The rock crusher crew has con
cluded ita contract here and thia
week moved the outfit to near the
Billy Hunt ranch at Criterion. The
crusher supplied several hundred
yards of rock for the new bridge,
and will now finish the contract for
crushed rock for the highway.
Dyers Going East i
Frank Dyer and wife are arrang
ing to soon leave for an extended
visit with relatives in the east They
will start as soon as work ceases on
the section and Frank is released for
tho winter. - ? ; ?
Special on box stationery 60
cent boxes 35 cents while they last
at the Maupin Drug Store. :
FOUND Pair of gold bow rimlesa
spectacles. Owner may have
same by calling at this ' office,
identifying glasses and paying for
this advertisement ' 48-tf