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MAUPIN, OREGON, THURSDAY, APRIL 11. 1929
METALLIC TOLL LINE
SURVEY LAID OUT
Otllatai Preliminary RouU For Lbe
to Klamath Falle and
A party of Pacific Telegraph and
Telephone surveyoru art making
headquarters, in Maupin while engag
ed in making a preliminary survey
for new long distance toll line from
The Dalles to .the Jefferson county
line. Prom that point on the south
era boundary of th state the sur
vey has been completed.
.The crew is In charge of Engineer
F. M. Cadwell, and he is ami ted by
Engineer Douglas M Henry. The
survey line has beeu completed to
the Criterion school house. It leads
through Maupin, crowing the river
en the bland below the power house
and follows approximately the high
way leading routh and east.
The new line will be what k rail
ed metallic cuirruit and will be up
to the laxte t kinks In telephone con
struction. The line will be connected
with the Maupin exchangn, and wh"ii
that is done our line will he Incrcss
ed in efficiency more than 100 per
With the reconstruction of the lo
cal system 'ami the addlton 4 the
new long dlaance line Maupin will
be better equipped in the telephone
field than many town in Eastern
Oregon. Work is expected to be
gin on the new line about the latter
part' of July and It Is expected that
a period of ix months will elapse be
fore It Is completed. The line will be
approximately (10 miles . in length.
The engineers are mopping the line
as they proceed with the survey, so
that when that work la completed the
general direcion, with all turns, etc..
Ml be shown on papa outline, The
engineers estimate they will be in
this vicinity for at least another
month, then will move toward Jef
BOB WHITE QUAIL TRADED
FOR MOUNTAIN VARIETY,
Oregon Gam Commliion Re.
elves Shlpmeat From Virginia
A large shipment of Bob White
quail eggs is to be sent to the Ore
gon State GfCma comml sicm from I
Virginia and they will be hatched
t the state game farms. This is an
attempt on the pnrt of the com
mission to bring back the Dob White.
The eggs are being given in ex
change for a recent shipment to
Virginia game authorities of 21
mountain quail trapped near Tllot
Rock by Victor Bratcher. The Vie
giqia commission has written Harold
Clifford, tate game warden thnt
very one of the 24 birds shipped
from Oregon arrived alive and with
SHELL STATION IS GOING UP
Crow Engaged In Excavating
Hugo Oil Tank
The Shell Oil company has, a large
Crew at wotk excavating for an oil
tank, which will be located, on the
East aide opposite the stock yards.
The tank will weigh eight tons and
wlilN be u ed as a distributing sta
. tion for the Shell company.
The Shell company has, quite a
number of dealers of this section on
their Hat of customers and with the
building' of the new station will get
others to take oil from themlyy
' As soon as Billy Hunt has com
pleted his shearing this season it la
said the Union Oil company will be
gin the erection of a aeries of tanks
on the site of the shearing pens. A
lease on the grounds was entered
into some time ago and a survey for
a spur track was mndo. With the
completion of both the tanks Mau
pin will be quito ati oil distributing
center, ' '
Hero Foi Fishing-
D. D. Morlsey, who makes 1 it n
practice to come to Maupin each fish
ing 'season and to remain until Into
in the fall, Is here again, hiwlnjr como
in on Mondoy. Mr. Mori ey hns he
come familiar wil all' best fish'n' holes
hereabouts and usually gas his share
of the redsides from' the, Deschutes.
Mr. Morisey maker his home at Hotel
Kelly while in Maupin.
"DUMMY" BUT NOT TYCM
VALLEY SCHOOL PUPIL
Thre-Att Comedy by Tyib .Valley
High School Boards foe
Saturday, the S7th.
Again we" a re called upon to chroniH
do the production of t scho l play
by the Tygh Valley High school, this
time It being a thrw-oc comedy.
"Dummy." The comedy is some
thing new along thu lint of sch. ol
plays and will vjpply ih! in .the f r
outbursts of laogh't.v, mxl al.o shew
ing a line of drama that will be pleas
ing to all.
The cast comb'nt il Hlw .)
cnt In the Tygh school and each mem-'
ber is giving serious thought and
study to each lnJivlili.nl part Re
hearsals are taking place with fre
quent regularity dnl v.!'n It-j i''-t
of Saturday, Ap'il 11 rolU around
there will be a lurge t r;wd pre; t n
to witness the crovinir 'r .lu lvn tf
the Tygh Valley High school.
Trices have ben placed at J5
centa and 60 cents. A l;tnc wilt l e
given In the gymnstitn after the
show, with music by !he pcpular
Tygh Valley High wh'l orchestra.
COLD CUTS THE LAMB CROP
pne Grower Pays $5,000 For Fd
The cold weather and excessive
snowfall of the recent , winter, has
worked a great hardship on some
Khcepmcn of this section. Some of
them were caught with insufficient
feed, being compelled to buy same
in order to keep their floclfa, up. J.
P. Abbott was compelled to pay out
an extra $5,000 for feed, and many
others paid out sums ranging Into
the thousands. Jlmmle Abbott says
the vigorous weather cut down the
lamb crop considerably. The same
condition obtains with other sheep
men. A;, a consequence a lesson has
been learned by many sheepmen.
Many of them are either planting or
getting ready to plant additional
patches of alfalfa. They realize it
is cheaper to grow alfalfa themselves
than to pay $30.00 ton for it dur
ing the winter.
ODD FELLOWS WILL HOLD
JOINT DISTRICT MEETING
Lodges from Maupin, Tygn Valley,
Madras and Culver and Ante
lopo Her Saturday
The Odd Fellow lodges of Mau
pin, Tygh Valley, Madras, Antelope
and Culver wil hod a joint meeting
In this city on Saturday of this
week. Grand Master Meindel will
be present and direct to work, the
third degree to he exemplified by
the Madra- lodge. The grand master
will also Instruct in the various de
gree and other work of the orter.
' At the conclusion of the lodge
work tho members will be regaled
by a banquet, which will be arrang
ed and served by the Rebekahs.
This meeting promises to be pro
lific of good, as many members
will be present and all willing
and anxious , to learn the inner
workings of the. ritual. It is
expected that 'all lodges mentioned
will send large delegations to Mau
pin for the .meeting.
RIVER ROAD IS PROJECTED
Would Connect Oak Springs Directly
.With Maupin City
Rumor has It that a road leading
from Oak Springs to Maupin and
following the river, will be construct
ed in the rtsar future. If built the
road would follow one of those used
when the O. T. was built and which
was used to bring supplies over.
The new road would follow thru
the R. O. Johnson place, thence
down the river, making several
rrade.i rnd coming out at the turn
of the prerent Springs road where
the large rocks are at the short el
bow. ' 'N
Vic new road was talked t'ir ty
some state fi b and game officials
when at Oak Springs recently but
no I'ef'nilc. conclusion rriM'dhg
'ts cons'ruction was arrive at.
R'lly Miller Rfiigni
Billy Miller, who hns presided at
the meat block in tho Rcnh market
f or , tho p' t "'yoar, has designed his
position and left for , Portland.
Billy tuccecded in making quite, a
refutation as a meat cutter and his
rVnce v. ill bo hard to fill. , (
IF YOU MISS IT IT WILL t
BE JUST TOO BAD
Taka Um Voyage With the SeaUr
Clan o Saturday, May 4
If you would forget the vexatiouc
and annoyancea of the daily grind,
be in your seat at the Legion hall,
Maupin, May 4, when the curtain
rises on the first act of "Billy.",
Aa the hou Is darkened the blaze
of the footlights will reveal, not our
old and oft-used interior, but a fine
new set, shining in iresh paint, re
presenting a novel scene. There
before you lies the passenger liner
"Florida," with smoke pouring from
her funnels, for she I: just depart
ing for Havana. "All visitors
ashore, please," warns the steward,
and we are iff for two hours of en
To Kenneth Snodgrass and Harold
Kramer and their assistant is due
rredit for the careful planing and
construction of this intri .ate piece of
work. Hie set will be an adequate
and the players expect a crowded
house of pleased patrons.'
Unusual Opportunistic Civn Stu
dents of Maupin School Friends
and Community Loader
Timo and Talent
This year the students of Maupin
school have been given many op
portunities when their friends have
appeared before the school and ex
hibited trained talent along their
The music for the movie-vaudeville
was furni hed by student of music
who had their training with ' Mrs.
Last Friday's address on Mt Hood
hy Mr. Hed in wss an unusual op
portunity to learn first hand of great
natural beauty from a keen observ
er of nature as well as a skilled
writer and speaker.
Mr:. Morris' reading waa a delight
ful surprise and an example of fin
ished delivery for tha High school
students to approximate.
Maupin students appreciate their
friend wh so generously give them
of their time and talent. "
SEE BILLY .
Friday, April 5, Maupin school
held a trpout for entrants, who will
oompet in the county meet at Tygh.
The student; who entered know they
need practice in and are penaliz
ing In the event Hard work on the
part of entrant for each event is
well underway, No time ,will be
wasted, because we "have only three
weeks in which to train. From all
appearances Maupin will make a real
showing at the meet
- SEE BHXY
The winners of the spelling con
test in Mr. Davies' room are Bethel
Snodgrass, fir t with a perfect score;
Laco Green second; and Genevieve
Allen, third. This contest is held
twice a week t or six weeks. This is
good practice and gives the students
a better chance to improve in this
The track tryouts have been sat
isfactory. Many of the athletes are
so close that it is hard to pick out
the two. for each division. Bill
SluBher and Bonney Duus are close
contenders, in the class B division
Jim Slusher and Theodore Kirsch
are competing for second place, while
Russell Holt and Herbert Kramer
are trying for third place. .
The C division also has closo com
petition for first place. John Slush
rr, Franklin Henick and Ralph
Kaiser are the cheif contenders.
SEE ' BILLY- .
This weeks, con' titutes tho six
weeks' exams! After tais week there
is exactly six weeks until the final
exams. Everyone Bhould put forth
his or, her very best efforts in order
that the school term bo ended with
, REE BILLY
Tho sewing girls, having completed
their study of color and design, are
now making dresses, keeping in mind
the suitability, betomingness, and
beauty of the material.
SPECIAL MEETING CALLED
A special meeting was called for
the cooking and homemaking clubs.
These tw0 clubs are combined and in
the future will give demonstrations
together. Thursday the girls will
prepare and serve dinner for their
loaders and themselves. On the fol
lowing Tuesday they are to serve a
luncheon tj the school board and
school teachers.- Then on Saturday.
ny. 20th, the club girkt, with their
mothers, go to Mrs. Rutherford's
where they will give demonstrations
and serve tea.
SEE BILLY r-
- Maupin's first victory was won on
our local grounds against Dufur.
Though Maupiu's team was consid
erably broken up, it itood at the big
end of the score, which was 4 to 2.
In the first three innings nobody
got to first but in the fourth they
scoured twice on errors. After this
Maupin's boys tightened up and the
me ban in t,n,ttL
ed to score until the sixth inning,
when four runs were made.
There were only two hit; made
during the game, both being made by
The show given by the Boy Scouts
waa well attended by Maupinities.
They realized a rrofit of $10.00.
This will help pay for the improve
ments on the scout park. The scouts
are going to fence the lots with a
low roiling and an arch of bridge
timbers. The fountain and fish pond
are already completed.
j SEE BILLY
MAUPIN MUST WIN THE CUP
Words cannot win races, leap
hurdles nor cast the javelin, Mau
pin is out on the field to win. But
neither can legs win races nor arms
make record throws without the
spirit to win. That means just this
Give the best you have, and then
just romething a little better than
that Maupin boys and girls must
win that track meet at Tygh.
Other schools are quite as proud
and quite as determined as Maupin.
Victory over them will be the sweet
er if fairly and largely won. Dig
in boys and girls for Maupin.
Assembly Friday morning wac
opened with general singing. Letters
were awarded to the football boys,
the boys' basketball team, and to
the girls' basketball team by "Mr.
DeVoe. Nova Hcdin, Kenneth Snod
grass and Andrew Crabtree respond
ed with appreciaive words in hchalf
of their athletic arrgregntion. N0V3
Hedin was al o awarded a typing
certificate for attaining a speed of
32 words a minute. Mrs. George
Morris rendered a moat drjightf ul
Impersonation of an Itilian girl. She
responded with a similinr reading
Next was a song, "Tell Us Merry
Birds of Spring." by fouti High
school girl. -Mr. Hedin then gave
an address concerning Mt Hood.
Students took notes and will endeav
or to win the five dollar prize offer
ed for the best theme on this topic.
STATE SUPT. VISITS
State Supt Charles Howard and
County Supt Gronewald visited, our
school Monday afternoon. 'Mr.
Gronewald spoke about new phoses
in club word. The boys nncr giti
who have taken up club work this
year were particularly interested in
the scholarships which will be award
ed by the leading merchants, bank
ers and other club promotors i the
boys and girls having the highest
scores. Track was another topic of
interest to' the students as well as
to Mr.- Gronewald. To the boy or
girl who wins the highest number of
points in their respective divisions
will bo given a bronze medal, lie
did not diselo'e the mail's name who
is interested enough to award these
to the participants, but we arc ap
preciative to whomever It may be.
State Supt, Howard then javo us
a very' interesting tnlH on education
al values and illustrated it with hw
own experiences. We wcro all glad
t0 be able to meet Mr. Howard.
.... (continued on last page)
COME OUT ON THE
BOUNDING ATLANTIC SEA
Join) tka Cay Tareag la a Trip
O'er the Sad So Wave oa
Saturday, May 4
Alf aboard for a trip on the blue
Atlantic ocean, where the wavea
roll In majectic splendor, the winds
are balmy and the company and
rrew of the S. S. Florida are eon
denial and happy. The trip I
scheduled to start oa the evening- of
Saturday, May 4, and will be taken
n the interest of the Senior class
of the Maupin High school.
The class of '29 of our High
school bas chartered the ship and
xtends a general invitation to pa
irons of the rchool to join with them
and spend a most enjoyable evening
when the c1m play, "Billy," will bt
the chief article on the menu.
The play is a royalty production
having secured - it from Samuel
French of New York, and was
chosen as this year's feature because
of its unusual Interest humor and
plot , The .cast ia made up of all
the graduating class of this year, thf
characters being taken by Arthur
Appling, Irene Matthews, Merle
Snodgrass Harold Kramer, tAvi."
Crabtree, Estcl Stovall, Crystal
Stuart. Andrew Crabtree, Clarence
Hunt. Kenneth Snodgraa", Ir Kid
der nnd Leleh Weberg. With auch
a cast and with the outstanding play
of the season, there should be no
doubt as to the excellence of the
production. The Legion hall haa
been secured for the play and spec
ial scenery, the main set reprrent
ing the deck of a. steamer, has been
Constructed with an eye to detail
that will make the simulation com
Admission prices have been placed
a 25 cents and 50 cents and at such
our people, n0 doubt will fill tb
hall to capacity. Curtain will rise
promptly at B JD0 o'clock. We will
publi h a, synopsis of the play in
out next week's issue, thus acquaint
ing our readers with the plot which
is carried on through three acts.
SUNDAY NIGHTS SHOW BILL
Initial Bill Sporting Event With
Noted Artiats ia Cat
Brown & Miller's picture show,
the first of which will be shown at
Legon hall on Sunday evenng, will
depict "The Main Event," a story
fraught with things having to do
with the prize ring. Vera Reynolds
and Rudolph Schildkraut . carry
rthe leads and they are ably sup
ported by a cast of celebrated . ar
Supplementing the main story will
be a news reel and a laughable
comedy. The prices have been plac
ed within th rach of all, being 15
-ents and 80 cent", which are
rrcat departure from the 25 and 50
cents charges usually made in Mau
tvn. The Legion hall should be fill
ed with tlwse who ar" movie fans
ind all. who attend will be guaran
teed their money's worth. The
shows will be held, at the hall each
Sunday night, and only pictures of
real worth will be shown.
SHIPPING MUCH MORE FLOUR
Demand .for Woodcock Product
Cvor Much Territory
The Central Oregon Milling com
pany's flour mill is making a repu
tation for excellence of " its output
that productive of a fine increase
in orders. This week the company
took a ton and a half of flour to
Wamic, the name- amount to the
Baldwin Sheep company at Hay
Creek, and a ton to Dufur mer
Besides flour the Central Oregon
Milling company is turning out a
superior quality of breakfast food,
hot cake flour and other mill pro
ducts, all of which is sold to mer
chants and rtockme'ft operating
Called to SUter'a Bedside
Arthur Creighton was summonid
to The Dalles last Saturday, the call
coming because of the precarious con
dition of his si ter, Mrs. Will Rawson.
The lady has been sick the past two
year and the past week saw her con
dition vgeUin.tr. worse. Arthur camo
home yesterday. , ,
Let us fijrure with you on your
paint job. We have the W. P. Ful
ler & 'Co. paints nnd oils. See the"
IJaupin Drug Store. .v
STATE 8UPT. SPEARS
EaUlU Condition of Bnildla,., Alto
Person 1 ( Tacfciar Fare
, Mr CroMwaM Writes '
Spperintendent Cronewald writes
The Times anent the recent visit of
State Superintendent Howard to our
choobV In a letter Mr. Gronewald
recites Mr. Howard's reaction after
his . visit here, in which all depart
ments were given much praise. The
' April 9, 1923.
My Dear Mr. Scmmes:
I am writing pursuant to State
Supt' C. A. Howard's visit to the
Maupin High school yesterday,
'snowing that the patrons of the d -rict
will be interested in learning of
Mr. Howard's impression of the
Maupin High school. He was lib
eral, but sincere, in his commenda
ion of the manner in which the
tchool was being conducted and the
many evidences oi ine nearty co.
operation and intere. t, of the school
boisrd and community in their school
He was especially pleased with
the progress and splendid work ac
complished during the first year
after the introduction of the manual
Mr. Howard also stated that tho
personnel of the teaching: . corps
would do credit to a much larger
school, including al o the - janitor's
work as reflected in the excellent
condition of the building: and all
The object of this letter is in the
way of an appreciative appraisal to
the patrons and school board of dis
trict No. 84, through your col
umns, of state Supt. Howard's re
actions after hi: visit to the Maupin
MUSIC THAT IS MUSIC
AT COMING PIANO RECITAL
Mrs. H. F. Bothwall'a Mutie Class
Will Appear ia Maaicala a
Maupin High School
Maupin people like music, but they
especially prefer that produced by
artists., The slipshod kind of har.
mony does not appeal to Maupinites,
and they do not patronize anything
that savors of not being up to snuff.
On Sunday evening, April 21, at the
High sfhool auditorium, Mrs. H. IV
Bothwell will present her large class
of piano student; in recital. That
class numbers some of the best musi
cians in this section, each of whom
have learned real harmony and rythm ;
from our premier piano teacher.
The program will be varied and
will present many features not heard
in this city in the past Mr. Both-
well teaches one of , he best systems ,
extant and each of her pupils learn
real piano executiop under her in- '
struction. We will publish the pro-
gram next week. Look for it Ad
mission will be free.
ISSUES BEAUTIFUL BOOKLET;
Union Pacific Pictures NorthwestV
Scenic Wonder of Nature
The Union Pacific railroad has re
cently issued a beautiful booklet de-
scrtptive of the reenic wonders of ."
H part "of the United States and a
part of Canada. The work is con- '
tained in 48 pages, each profusely,
illustrated, and many maps are print-f
ed along with the pictures. The
Columbia highway is liberally treat-
ed as are other parts oi the northwest
covered by that railroad. The text
is concise and graphicolly illustrates
the many wonders to be seen olon
our rivers, lakes and mountains. A '
copy may be obtained by sending a ;
reque t to any agont of the s com- ,
pany. r 1
CARD OF THANKS
1 I take thl .metis of thnnkin" e'l ,
those endearing friends and neirh-1
bors for their kind assistance and
words of sympathy jjnr'n the ill '
ne's and after the death end my be-;
loved wife. '. Also em I thankful for
tho many beautiful flowers sent ns
marks of respect to cover her bier,
and for the many words of svm-'
pathy extended to me. May all bo
spared a like affliction for mnny '
years. - '